• Red Arrows visit Front Range

    A pilot from the Royal Air Force aerial demonstration team, the Red Arrows, lands a Hawk T1 aircraft Sept. 16, 2019 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The demonstration team stopped at Peterson AFB as part of their North American tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Heather Heiney)
  • Support the mission — wash your hands

    The respectful, ready and responsible Airman has many adversaries, but few are so subtle and insidious as viruses and bacteria. Recently, a contractor working on Peterson Air Force Base caught a gastrointestinal infection caused by a bacteria called shigella. It’s a self-limiting disease, according to Lt. Col. Heath Woockman, 21st Medical Group public health flight commander, so in most cases, the disease runs its course without treatment. But that doesn’t mean it’s harmless.
  • Defender uses belief that everything happens for a reason to overcomes obstacles

    Everything happens for a reason — a common saying, but it’s one that Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Coble, 21st Security Force Squadron entry controller, adopted as a young college student when things weren’t going her way.
  • Airmen’s limits to potential are restrictions they place on themselves

    It is important for everyone to stay fit and healthy, but for Airmen, it’s essential to have a high level of physical fitness in order to perform at an optimal level.
  • Airman joins at 36, finds pride as defender

    Age is nothing but a number until we make it more than that. Airman First Class Jason Morton, 21st Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 36 with bachelor and master’s degrees.
  • No one cares what you know until they know that you care

    No one cares what you know until they know that you care. Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Neary, 21st Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, has lived by that motto for the 19 years of his military service.
  • Defender continues family legacy, seeks to pay it forward

    Family business is as any business in which two or more family members are involved and the majority of ownership or control lies within a family.
  • 21st Space Wing receives Omaha Trophy

    Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, far left, Mr. Ken Stinson, chairman of Strategic Command Consultation Committee (SCC), middle, Col. Thomas Falzarano, commander of 21st Space Wing, second from right, and Chief Master Sgt. Patrick McMahon, far right, command senior enlisted leader of USSTRATCOM, present the Omaha Trophy to
  • 21 SFS Reminds Team Pete of Local Firearms Rules

    Recently 21st Security Forces Squadron patrols have responded to incidents in housing where residents have brought firearms onto the base that had not been registered with security forces. It is imperative everyone understand the rules and regulations for the transport, storage and carrying of privately owned firearms on the installation. Though federal and state laws may authorize many freedoms with regard to firearms, the possession, transport, etc, of firearms on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is strictly limited and enforced by the 21st Space Wing commander.
  • Col. Falzarano’s "TDY for a day": SFS edition

    Col. Thomas Falzarano, 21st Space Wing commander, took a day to tour the Security Forces Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado Aug. 16, 2019.