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Default Air Force Logo 7th Space Warning Squadron team shows commitment, professionalism
Last week, I had the distinct privilege of visiting the men and women of the 7th Space Warning Squadron, one of our geographically separated units at Beale AFB, California. Accompanying me on my trip were Command Chief Tim Omdal and SrA Kathrine Campo of the 21st Space Communications Squadron. To say that we walked away from our visit impressed
0 12/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Preparing for the holidays
The holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Years, is one of the most special times of the year and one which many of us look upon with great anticipation. For those who are able, I encourage you to take this opportunity to recharge your batteries, reconnect with family and friends and reflect on all the wonderful things we enjoy as
0 11/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo CFC highlights culture of giving
On Nov. 13, the official pledge drive for the 2007 Combined Federal Campaign ended throughout the Team Peterson community; however, donations will still be accepted through Dec. 1 if anyone would still like to contribute. The Nov.13 cutoff is only significant because this is the date that our overall donation goals are measured against. As of last
0 11/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Base populace welcomes West Gate opening
Now that the main gate has re-opened, I'd like to start out by saying "thank you" to the entire Team Peterson community for bearing with the closure of the West Gate for 98 days. I know it was inconvenient for all of those who live and work on the base; however, it was critical that we take the time to upgrade all aspects of its operation. The
0 11/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Incredible teamwork characterizes assumption of command ceremony
The 21st Space Wing was privileged to host Air Force Space Command's assumption of command ceremony for General C. Robert Kehler Oct. 24. As General Kehler said, it was a spectacular ceremony with the collective pride and talent of the entire base on full display. What made the ceremony even more impressive was the incredible teamwork that went
0 10/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo EOD team, other agencies make valuable contributions
Last week, the 21st Space Wing command chief master sergeant, Tim Omdal, and I had the opportunity to visit with the wing's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team. As a part of the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron, this group of professionals plays an integral part in successfully executing two main pillars of the overall wing mission - providing
0 10/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo 4th Space Control Squadron visit highlights exceptional unit
Chief Omdal and I had the pleasure of visiting the 4th Space Control Squadron "Pirates" at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, last week. This was my first visit to Holloman, quietly tucked away in southern New Mexico, since my tour as the as the 21st Operations Group deputy commander in 2001. We had a fantastic time meeting the professional men and women of
0 10/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Conference valuable opportunity for wing leaders
Last week, commanders from across the wing traveled to Peterson AFB for the 21st Space Wing Commander's Conference. This semi-annual event was a great opportunity for commanders and key members of the wing staff to get together to discuss important issues facing the wing. It was also an opportunity for various agencies to provide updates on a
0 10/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Amazing events of last week
Looking back over the past week, it was undoubtedly my busiest week yet as commander of the 21st Space Wing. On Sept. 20, Peterson hosted the JFCC Space and 14th Air Force commander's conference at the Leadership Development Center. In addition, we had the honor of hosting the 76th Space Control Squadron heritage ceremony as the Flying Tiger
0 9/25
2007
Default Air Force Logo Key wing events summary
The recent grand opening of the new Stripes Pub was advertised by the 21st Services Squadron as being an event you wouldn't want to miss; however, it turned out to be even more successful than anyone could have imagined. If you were at the ribbon cutting then you know exactly what I'm talking about - it was truly a spectacular event.
0 9/18
2007
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