• $866M contract sustains six missile warning radars

    The contract, awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, directly supports the continued operations of the Early Warning Radar (EWR), Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR),and Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System radars. The radars are responsible for ballistic missile warning and defense for the continental United States, among other missions.
  • Peterson AFB child selected as ambassador for stair-climb event

    Hearing news they least expected of their 3-year-old son, Tom, came as a complete shock to the Echelmeyers.
  • Managing, improving lives the norm for nurse case manager

    Anna Halula-Busby, 21st Medical Group nurse case manager, laid awake at night looking at a picture of the family who would never be the same if they didn’t get the help they needed. For any hope of a better life, Halula-Busby knew her patient needed to have a specific surgery so he could comfortably use a prosthetic after his accident. If it didn’t happen, she knew life would be difficult for him.
  • Peterson receives Tree City USA Annual Growth Award

    Airmen across Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado observed Arbor Day, June 15, 2018. To celebrate, Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons, 21 SW command chief received the Tree City USA Annual Growth Award, at the wing headquarters building.
  • 1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission

      It was 1993 when the 302nd Airlift Wing received the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System mission from the Air Force Reserve’s 943rd Airlift Group, March Air Force Base, California. The MAFFS mission provided aerial firefighting support to largescale, wildland fires by laying down lines of fire retardant to aid in the suppression of fires –
  • A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

    Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
  • 12SWS change of command

    Col. Devin Pepper (left), 21st Operations Group commander passes the 12th Space Warning Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Neil Menzie (right), 12 SWS incoming commander, who assumed command June 7, 2018. The ceremony was held on Thule Air Base, Greenland.
  • 21MDG change of command

    Col. Todd Moore (left), 21st Space Wing commander passes the 21st Medical Group guidon to Col. Christopher Vaughn (right) 21 MDG incoming commander, who assumed command June 14, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Edward J. Peterson Air and Space Museum on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • Airmen receive CCAF diploma

    Airmen wait to receive their Community College of the Air Force diplomas June 13, 2018.
  • Employee Assistance Program: One-stop resource for support

    The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being.