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Airman receives Airman's Medal for heroic actions. Space operator receives Airman's Medal
First Lieutenant Dominic Vicino was awarded the Airman's Medal, the Air Force's highest noncombat award. He distinguished himself by risking his life to save three people at Miramar Beach March 31, 2017.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Trick-or-treating is scheduled for Oct. 31, 2017, on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. During the trick-or-treating time, a Pumpkin Patrol squad will be patrolling the Tierra Vista Community housing to help ensure safety. Some of the safety tips from the 21st Space Wing Safety Office and 21st Security Forces Squadron are to bring a flash light and cell phone in case of an emergency, trick-or-treat in groups, and report any suspicious activity. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg) Being safe during Halloween at Peterson AFB
For young children at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2017, is one of the best days of the year. However, trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren’t careful.
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Col. Eric Dorminey (left), 21st Space Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson (right), 21st SW command chief, present Airmen from the Peterson Area Dental Laboratory Gold Knight Award certificates, Oct. 18, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The ADL led a five day seminar with 129 attendees making up 35% of their careerfield. They also led a working group evaluating a job analysis survey, defining 526 items and $2.2M in training program requirements. Finally, they executed logistical support for the largest training program in five years coordinating equipment for nine teachers at two venues for 110 personnel. The Gold Knight Award was presented to the ADL for demonstrating mission excellence throughout the month September. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg) Gold Knight Award presented to Area Dental Laboratory
Col. Eric Dorminey (left), 21st Space Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson (right), 21st SW command chief, present Airmen from the Peterson Area Dental Laboratory Gold Knight Award certificates, Oct. 18, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The ADL led a five day seminar with 129 attendees making up 35% of their
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2017
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Deputy Commander of Air Force Space Command, accepts a model of the Space Fence radar site at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sep. 29, 2017.  Greg Larioni (left), Vice President and General Manager of Radar and Surveillance Systems at Lockheed Martin, presented the model, which will be displayed at AFSPC Headquarters.   The Space Fence system, now nearing completion at Kwajalein Atoll, is expected to dramatically enhance the Air Force's ability to identify and track objects in orbit. The 21st Space Wing will operate the system when it becomes fully operational, projected in 2019.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Grim) AFSPC Unveils Space Fence Model
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Deputy Commander of Air Force Space Command, accepts a model of the Space Fence radar site at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sep. 29, 2017. Greg Larioni (left), Vice President and General Manager of Radar and Surveillance Systems at Lockheed Martin, presented the model, which will be displayed at AFSPC
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2017
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Students from the Forrest L. Vosler Non-Commissioned Officer Academy bring down the American and POW/MIA flags during the Retreat Ceremony, Sept. 17, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The Remembrance and Retreat Ceremony concluded the POW/MIA Remembrance week that included a Flag Raising Ceremony and 24-hour run. (U.S. Air Force photo by Craig Denton) 82,468 service members: You are not forgotten
Dating back to World War II through the Korean War, Vietnam War, Cold War, Iraq and other conflicts, there are approximately 82,468 service members still missing in action according to the Defense Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Accounting Agency.
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2017
CAVALIER AIR FORCE STATION, N.D. – Rep. Kevin Cramer, a Republican from N.D., visits Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota, Aug. 18, 2017. Cramer was given a tour the 10th Space Warning Squadron and briefed on their missile warning and space surveillance missions and the numerous upgrades to the station. (Courtesy photo) Representative Cramer visits Cavalier Air Force Station
Rep. Kevin Cramer, a Republican from North Dakota, visited Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota, for the first time, Aug. 18, 2017.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Air Force Space Command Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary, confidential program that helps civilians work through various life challenges at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., starting August 2017. EAP services are available, and confidential, to all civilian employees and family members. (Courtesy graphic) Employee Assistance Program: Helping civilians cope at work
The Air Force Space Command Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary, confidential program that helps employees, including management work through various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance, health and personal well-being. It exists to optimize the 21st Space Wing’s success at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
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Jeff Wendling, 721st Communications Squadron video subject matter expert, and former master sergeant with the 302nd Airlift Wing, prepares to race his car against the clock June 17, 2017 at the Colorado Springs Airport, Colorado. Not a pilot, but still flying
Fact sheets on the U.S. Air Force web site show several fighter aircraft capable of flying more than 1,000 mph. NASA notes that rockets fly about twice that speed and, according to Air Force Space Command data, satellites cruise around the globe at about 17,000 mph.
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2017
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Silver Key announced that transportation services will be provided to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado for veterans and their dependents age 60 and above starting July, 2017. Transportation will be offered to retirees with valid military identification every Tuesday. (Courtesy photo) Taxi to Peterson AFB with Silver Key
Silver Key has announced free transportation services will expand to include Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, for veterans and their dependents age 60 and above starting in July, 2017. A valid military ID will be required for all riders entering Peterson AFB and services will be limited to Tuesdays only.
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2017
FOUNTAIN, Colo. – Lt. Col. Landon Phillips, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron commander, and Fred Brooks, 21st CES environmental chief, answer community members questions during an open house at Janitell Junior High School, July 25, 2017, Fountain, Colo. The open house was one of several community engagements between 21st Space Wing leadership, Air Force Civil Engineer Center and the Colorado Springs community on the release of the site inspection report on the perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid contamination released that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg) Air Force Civil Engineer Center releases site inspection fieldwork findings
Members from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center and 21st Space Wing leadership held a media roundtable and open house at Janitell Junior High School, July 25, 2017, at Fountain, Colorado.
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