• Condor Crest tests Wing's response to pressure situations

    An opportunity for the 21st Space Wing to ensure its Airmen in the field have the skills to survive, fight and win in any environment was tested with the Condor Crest 06-06 kick-off Aug. 24. Evaluation and training for Peterson Air Force Base personnel and local emergency agencies was the focus of the Expeditionary Readiness Exercise and Full
  • Keep safety on top of your list this weekend

    As Labor Day approaches, I am sure everyone is looking forward to spending time with family and friends. The upcoming break will certainly give us a chance to relax and prepare for the busy weeks ahead. While I'm sure everyone has different plans for the long weekend, I want us all to have the same goal - to return safely. Every single person in
  • Readiness inspection includes more than ORI

    As the Air Force's only space wing, the time is fast approaching when we will show Air Force leadership how we save the nation, each and every day. Last week, I emphasized the importance of knowing our job better than anyone else. I also stressed the importance of teamwork and a positive attitude as pillars for success. By now, we should be
  • Guardian Challenge comes to Peterson

    On behalf of the men and women of the Air Force's only space superiority wing, welcome to Guardian Challenge! For the first time in GC history, Peterson Air Force Base is hosting the greatest competition in Air Force Space Command. I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to all those who've made this historical event a success. With it comes the
  • Airman show heart through their actions

    I'm continuously bragging about your efforts. Recently, I invited several state leaders, as well as members of the distinguished Colorado 30 Group, to enjoy lunch and hear about the greatest wing in the Air Force. In addition to addressing the future of the 21st Space Wing, I stated clearly my vision to save the nation. While emphasizing our three
  • Knights demonstrate strength, preparedness

    We've again demonstrated our strength and preparedness in grand fashion. For the second time in a row, we've won the Aldridge trophy and can proudly display it for two more years. As I see the trophy, however, I'm reminded not only of a great victory, but also of the combined effort from Air Force Space Command, Team 21 project officers and leads
  • R.P. Lee Youth Center receives growth award

    The Peterson Youth Center is being recognized by the Boys and Girls Club of America with a growth award for increased membership. "From 2004 to 2005, we saw a significant increase in our overall program participation," said Erin Clapper, youth programmer for the R.P. Lee Youth Center. The Family Member Programs flight chief here, Ms. Jane-Marie
  • Owning, firing BB guns gets Airmen into trouble

    An investigation into windshield damage to a vehicle parked at Voyager Hall on Aug. 11 led 21st Security Forces Squadron members to a BB gun improperly stored in a dormitory room. Airmen are not allowed to keep any weapons in their rooms according to the Peterson Unaccompanied Housing Brochure. Dorm residents may own weapons but must keep them in
  • One way to be a hero

    You see his face everywhere. The base exchange, dining facilities, the laundry exchange, work centers and even in the bathroom. The smiles of Cavion Holloway adorned hundreds of posters across the base advertising the Bone Marrow Registration Drive being held in his memory. The base-wide advertising campaign drew in 685 new registrants to the C.W.
  • Malmstrom, Patrick, Peterson take home top honors in Guardian Challenge 2006

    Inside Hangar 140 here, the air was thick with anticipation as teams from across Air Force Space Command maintained nervous conversation over dinner Aug. 17, awaiting the announcement of the Guardian Challenge 2006 winners. Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, AFSPC commander, reminded a highly-motivated crowd that no matter who took home the GC trophies, each