• 21 CES continues hail storm repairs

    At Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, July 28, 2018 marks the second anniversary of the sixth-most damaging event in the history of Colorado, according to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. To this day, the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron is making repairs.
  • Building healthy, fit, resilient Airmen

    In order to perform at maximum capacity, Airmen need to be in top mental and physical condition.
  • Flat rate per diem policy terminated

    Effective August 13, President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes an immediate repeal of the authority to prescribe a reduced flat rate per diem for long-term temporary duty travel.  Flat rate per diem for long term TDY (+30 days) shall only apply for travel through midnight on August 12,
  • Vietnam POW re-enlists daughter

    It is not every day where a Reserve Citizen Airman is re-enlisted by their parent. It’s especially rare when that parent was once a prisoner of war.Master Sgt. Kari Eubanks, 302nd Force Support Squadron, received the oath of enlistment from her father, retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Edward Mechenbier, during her re-enlistment ceremony, Aug. 5.“I love
  • Preventing accidents: Bicycle guidelines and rules on base

    At 7 p.m., you strap your helmet on and get ready to bike four miles around the base for an evening workout.
  • MAFFS: Colorado reservists activated to support fire suppression efforts in Western U.S.

    Air Force reservists and one Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 302nd Airlift Wing deployed to California today. The reservists join the Department of Defense MAFFS Air Expeditionary Group replacing one of the four currently activated DoD MAFFS-equipped C-130s and aircrews conducting fire suppression
  • Wing’s annual appreciation day educates reservist employers

    Many Reserve Citizen Airmen must balance military duty, family life and civilian employment. Every year the 302nd Airlift Wing hosts an Employer Appreciation Day to thank civilian employers and share with them some of the mission sets their employees support.
  • Four generations of service

    In 1947, William Cisna enlisted in the Air Force during its first year of existence. Four generations and 71 years later his family continues to serve.Staff Sgt. Jordan Cisna, 21st Medical Group aerospace medical technician, is the sixth member of his family to join the Air Force. He currently works for the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force
  • 1st Space Brigade Soldier wins gold in Modern Pentathlon Masters World Championship

    A 1st Space Brigade Soldier won the gold medal in the Modern Pentathlon Masters World Championship July 9-14 in Halle, Germany. Maj. Michelle Kelly, the 1st Space Brigade S4 in Colorado Springs, competed in the Modern Pentathlon’s five categories – fencing, swimming, horseback show jumping, and a combination event of running and shooting with a
  • High vs Low-impact Exercise

    You may have previously heard someone say something along the lines of, “Don’t run. It’s hard on your joints.” “You should try a low-impact exercise, like swimming,” “Stay away from high-impact exercise.” On the other hand, you may have also been pushed towards high-impact exercises for the calorie torching benefits and the endorphin release.