• SMDC is the model Army multicomponent force

    Ever since humans took to the skies in hot air balloons, aerial attack has been a viable wartime strategy. Airplanes became faster and reached higher and higher into the sky. With the advent of rockets and missiles during World War II, attacks could come from greater distances with more speed. In recent decades, the possibility of attacks from the other side of the world -- missiles soaring through outer space -- has become a real threat to the United States.
  • 21st Space Wing honors DOD-level award winner

    Senior Airman Dennis Hoffman, 21st Space Wing public affairs photojournalist, received the Military Graphic Designer of the Year 2017 award from leadership at Defense Media Activity, August 20, 2018 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The Defense Media Awards program honors excellence among military and civilian broadcasters, graphic artists,
  • EAP gives civilian employees free resources, guidance to work-life balance

    The Air Force makes sure its men, women and children are taken care of. Its civilian employees are no exception.
  • Washing your hands every day keeps indigestion away

    Before going to or hosting your next food gathering, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and 21st Medical Group public health recommend following several prevention tips to keep food clean and safe, and to avoid getting sick from any bacteria or cross contamination.
  • 721 CES: keeping CMAFS operational

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - The 721st Civil Engineer Squadron stands in front of the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station tunnel entrance in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Aug. 15, 2018. 721 CES operates and maintains all facilities and utility systems, valued at more than $4 billion in replacement value, to sustain the Integrated
  • 21 CES continues hail storm repairs

    At Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, July 28, 2018 marks the second anniversary of the sixth-most damaging event in the history of Colorado, according to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. To this day, the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron is making repairs.
  • Building healthy, fit, resilient Airmen

    In order to perform at maximum capacity, Airmen need to be in top mental and physical condition.
  • Flat rate per diem policy terminated

    Effective August 13, President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes an immediate repeal of the authority to prescribe a reduced flat rate per diem for long-term temporary duty travel.  Flat rate per diem for long term TDY (+30 days) shall only apply for travel through midnight on August 12,
  • Vietnam POW re-enlists daughter

    It is not every day where a Reserve Citizen Airman is re-enlisted by their parent. It’s especially rare when that parent was once a prisoner of war.Master Sgt. Kari Eubanks, 302nd Force Support Squadron, received the oath of enlistment from her father, retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Edward Mechenbier, during her re-enlistment ceremony, Aug. 5.“I love
  • Preventing accidents: Bicycle guidelines and rules on base

    At 7 p.m., you strap your helmet on and get ready to bike four miles around the base for an evening workout.