• For the love of planes

    Her love for aircraft started at a young age, beginning with the love her father felt, and shared, toward the planes he saw in the military. From there her infatuation bloomed as she attended air shows she saw with her father, her then husband, and now with her children. When she retired two years ago from interior decorating, she had no idea what she wanted to do with her time. By chance, one newspaper brought her to a new stage in her life.
  • CMSgt Promotion Ceremony

    Newly promoted, current, and retired chief master sergeants gather in front of the stage after 11 Airmen were promoted to chief at The Club on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 16, 2018. Becoming a chief is an obligation of the highest importance. It encompasses honor, integrity, dedication and trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)
  • 21st Space Wing 1st Sergeants

    First sergeants fall into formation on the flight line at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Mar. 15, 2018. First sergeants are a special duty assignment generally serving as the senior enlisted advisor for a unit for a tour length of three years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)
  • Students bring joy to patients at Peterson AFB Pediatric Clinic

    With smiles on their faces and containers full of coloring books and drawing utensils in hand, fourth and fifth grade students from Rocky Mountain Classical Academy shuffled off their school bus and up the sidewalk ready to make a difference at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • Maj. Gen. Whiting Visits Peterson AFB

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, toured Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 14, 2018. Whiting visited the 21st Space Wing for an operations immersion.
  • Schriever displays readiness during exercise

    Emergency personnel responded to a simulated active shooter and explosive ordinance scenario for Opinicus Vista 18-1, a base-wide exercise which ran March 6-8.
  • Shortfall list provides career opportunities

    For Airmen looking for new career opportunities in the Air Force, the Shortfalls Requirements List may provide a near surefire way to get a highly-desired job. Nearly 40 jobs are currently on the list and include everything from pararescue, to explosive ordinance disposal, to chaplain assistant.
  • Toastmasters: Putting thoughts into words

    Toastmasters learn to be better leaders through a proven program of leadership development and public speaking training at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. No matter your age, background or experience, Toastmasters can make you a better leader and communicator.
  • Gold Knight Award

    The NORAD Tracks Santa Communications Team won the Gold Knight Award on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 28, 2018. The Gold Knight award was presented to the team for their efforts with the 2017 NORAD Tracks Santa project, allowing the volunteers to answer 126,000 phone calls from children on six different continents. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Public Affairs: telling the Air Force story

    If you’re reading this right now, it’s because a journalist in the public affairs office wrote this article, and made sure it was published. If there’s a picture accompanying this article, it’s because a photographer or graphic artist created it. These examples are the better known, more visible aspects of what the public affairs office does, but what it does on a daily basis goes beyond updating the base website and producing a weekly paper.