• 721st OG activated as USAF realigns to ‘Protect and Defend’ U.S. Space Capabilities

    An Air Force Space Command restructure of manpower to protect and defend U.S. security space capabilities resulted in the activation of new units Oct. 10, 2019.
  • Team Pete gets connected

    The Air Force launched a mobile app connecting Airmen and their families with information that matters most to their lives and careers.
  • How Do Cavities Really Form?

    Everyone has heard of cavities, but what are they really, and how do they actually form? Knowing how cavities are created is a great start in preventing them, which means less time spent in the dental chair each year. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Cavities… are caused by a combination of factors, including bacteria in your mouth, frequent snacking, sipping sugary drinks and not cleaning your teeth well.”
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • SKYWARN training prepares volunteers on Peterson

    Military members and civilians took part in storm spotter SKYWARN training Oct. 3, 2019 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. This training was made available for all individuals on base, including military, civilian, contractors and dependents to train volunteer storm spotters.
  • VCSAF visits Greenland

    General Stephen W. Wilson, center, vice chief of staff of the Air Force, poses for a photo with American and Danish base leadership Oct. 1, 2019 at Thule Air Base, Greenland. During his visit Wilson learned about how Airmen at Thule AB operate in a harsh arctic environment while supporting three diverse mission sets: tactical warning of potential
  • Peterson Airmen selected for advanced space training

    There is a cadre of experts who form a fraternity of trusted advisors and problem solvers. These are our weapons officers, our institutional reservoir of tactical and operational knowledge.
  • 21st CPTS completes end-of-year closeout

    For the 21st Comptroller Squadron, everything throughout the year leads up to the big day, Sept. 30, which is the end of the fiscal year closeout.
  • How to prepare for a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection

    With a limited 10-day notice, the Defense Information Systems Agency may conduct a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The first candidate window is late October 2019, but regardless of whether or not they select us, we have an operational imperative to ensure we operate our networks with discipline and to ensure their integrity and availability in today’s and tomorrow’s fight.
  • Air War College faculty members visit AFSPC

    Air War College faculty members met with senior leaders from U.S. Space Command and Headquarters, Air Force Space Command on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sep. 30, 2019, at the start of a week-long staff ride to the Front Range, focusing on the important role of the space warfighter. The purpose of the training was to educate AWC faculty on challenges and opportunities the space community is facing in order to help prepare their students to advocate for space as they step into increasingly more strategic positions regardless of their service, country or career field.