• Local Airmen earn Bronze Star Medal for work in Iraq

    Some deeds -- like, say, safely calming rioting prisoners or destroying key enemy buildings -- just need a little more recognition than a pat on the back. Capt. Kevin Lombardo, 21st Space Wing's Security Forces, and Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, 13th Air Support Operations Squadron, got the recognition due to them recently when they were both awarded
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  • Pool renovations continue

    The aquatics center here has come a long way since its groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 18, 1989, and by early 2008, it will be better than ever. For those who are new to the area or those who may not have had the opportunity to visit, the aquatics center is a one-stop shop for fitness. What started out in 1989 as an uncovered seasonal pool, now
  • Headphones not allowed on, near roadways

    Running can help improve your health, but running with headphones on might be hazardous to it. Base officials are reminding walkers, runners, bicyclists and even drivers that using headphones on roadways or on routes that cross roadways is not permitted here. Headphones are allowed on trails or routes that don't cross streets, such as the jogging
  • Air University symposium focuses on space education

    Space educators and experts converge on Alabama this fall to find common ground on how to better educate students about the country's reliance on the cosmos. Notable speakers from military, interagency and civilian space and educational institutions will present their respective views about the shared national security and economic dependency on
  • AF announces staff sergeant promotion rates

    The Air Force today announced it selected 15,130 of 36,608 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant. The staff sergeant selection rate, 41.33 percent, rose 5.46 percent from last year. "The promotion opportunity for this year is outstanding," said Chief Master Sgt. Rusty Nicholson, enlisted promotion branch chief at the Air Force
  • Thief breaks into cars in base housing

    Peterson police have caught the man believed responsible for several recent car break-ins in family housing. On Aug. 9, 21st Space Wing Security Forces arrested a 22-year-old former Soldier who they suspect is responsible for breaking into roughly a dozen cars on base within the previous two weeks. The man was recently discharged from the Army and