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The 21st Space Wing headquarters is located at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The 21st SW is the Air Force's most geographically-dispersed wing, and the fifth largest wing in the Air Force by number of units. We literally cover the world with our operations. Click here for the wing fact sheet.

The 21st Space Wing provides missile warning and space control to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command through a network of command and control units and ground and space-based sensors operated by geographically separated units around the world.

The wing is led by Col. John Shaw, commander; Col. Michael Hough, vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Idalia Peele, command chief master sergeant.
tab21st Operations Group 
The mission of the 21st OG as Air Force Space Command's largest, most weapon-system diverse, and geographically separated operations group is to command and control missile warning and space control units around the globe. The group provides real-time missile warning, attack assessment, and space control to the President, Secretary of Defense, JCS, combatant commands, and foreign allies. Through its commander, the group develops future combat counterspace capabilities in support of theater campaigns. To read about the commander, click here.

21st Operations Support Squadron - Peterson AFB, Colo.

SPACE WARNING SQUADRONS
tab21st Medical Group 
Medical Group

The 21st Medical Group is responsible for protecting the health and environment of the warriors who defend the United States through the control and exploitation of space, educated, train and deploy medical personnel, and provide caring and efficient primary health care to retirees and family members. To read about the commander, click here

  • 21st Medical Support Squadron
  • 21st Medical Operations Squadron
  • 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron
  • 21st Dental Squadron
tab21st SW Wing Staff Agencies 
Staff Agencies
The 21st Space Wing wing staff agencies are responsible for supporting the Air Force's largest geographical wing. Geographically and organizationally, the wing consists of a work force of about 5,000 officer, enlisted, civilian and contract employees.  

21st Comptroller Squadron
Equal Opportunity
Judge Advocate
Safety 
Plans and Programs
Public Affairs
Inspector General
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Small Business
Anti-terrorism/Force Protection 
Protocol
Installation Control Center
Chapel
Historian
Museum
Program Management Division
 
tab21st Mission Support Group 
The 21st Mission Support Group is composed of the 21st Force Support Squadron, 21st Security Forces Squadron, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron, 21st Contracting Squadron, 21st Communications Squadron and 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron.

The 21st MSG is made up of the people who make sure the base runs smoothly and effectively. They pay the bills, make sure the base stays secure, oversee the telephone services, keep the facilities in good condition, keep the records and take care of the well-being of all the people stationed in the Peterson Complex. To read about the commander, click here.

21st Force Support Squadron
21st Civil Engineer Squadron 
21st Security Forces Squadron 
21st Contracting Squadron 
21st Logistics Readiness Squadron
21st Communications Squadron
Retiree Activities
tab721st Mission Support Group 
The 721st Mission Support Group, located at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, operates, maintains, secures, sustains, mobilizes, tests, and controls the worldwide warning and surveillance system for North America, normally referred to as the Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment (ITW/AA) weapon system. It consists of airborne, land-based and space-based systems which sense and report on all activities in air and space. To read about the commander, click here.  
tab821st Air Base Group 
Thule ABThe mission of the 821st Air Base Group is to operate and maintain Thule Air Base, Greenland, in support of missile warning and space surveillance operations missions. Provide security, communications, civil engineering, personnel, services, logistics and medical support to remote active duty units in a combined US, Canadian, Danish and Greenlandic environment of about 550 military, civilian and contractor personnel. To read about the commander, click here.
 

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