• Snow happens "weather" you like it or not

    Winter in Colorado Springs, especially if you are new to the area, can be frustrating. It can be snowing in one area of the city, while the sun is shining bright in another. So, how does base leadership decide whether or not you go to work? A snow call!
  • PAVE PAWS critical for space surveillance network, deterrence

    Iranian ballistic missiles fired in an attack on Iraqi bases late last year caused limited damage and no loss of life, due in part to the United States Air Force’s “early warning system,” which includes space-based infrared system satellites.SIBRS is a highly valued asset in detecting those types of ground based threats, but what if an attack came
  • Astronaut visits Team Pete

    U.S. Air Force Col. Nick Hague, NASA astronaut, spoke to members of Team Pete during his visit to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 4, 2020. Hague toured and learned about 21st Space Wing units and their roles in the overall space mission. He commissioned in the Air Force in May 1998 and was selected as an astronaut in 2013, one of eight
  • Youth Sports Program receives designation

    The Peterson Air Force Base R.P. Lee Youth Center sports departments earned the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation for the year 2020/2021 for youth sports.
  • 21st Medical Group offers guidance on coronavirus

    As the outbreak of coronavirus that began in China’s Hubei province continues to spread, medical staff with the 21st Medical Group who support Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever AFB, and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, are monitoring daily updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • The Hub Re-opens on Peterson AFB

    The Peterson Hub re-opened its doors January 31, 2020 after a six month renovation process.  Beginning July 2019, contractors started demolition work and realized the initial 6-7 week project deadline needed to be expanded to account for unforeseen challenges; but the staff rolled with it, providing daily meals to customers as well as event
  • 21st Space Wing squadron poised to receive first Space Force weapon system

    Imagine a secure communications room, like what has been shown in big-screen blockbuster movies…dozens of space and communications professionals behind computer terminals working together to deny an adversary the ability to attack the United States.Now imagine being able to pick-up and throw that entire room into a plane and drop it into a deployed
  • Area Dental Laboratory symposium helps service members polish skills

    The fourth annual Area Dental Lab symposium began Tuesday, January 14, 2020, bringing together 147 attendees to learn about advances in dental laboratory tools and techniques. The event brought members of the Air Force, Army and Navy to a hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they attended a variety of courses and training sessions. It was
  • More money coming to the pockets of Cavalier Airmen

    Air Force active duty enlisted Airmen and officers assigned to the 10th Space Warning Squadron at Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota have begun receiving assignment incentive pay of $700 a month as of Jan. 8, 2020, due to their unusual remote assignment circumstances.
  • Why get flouride? Why not?

    Oral health is a battle between you and bacteria. There are always bacteria in your mouth and they never stop working. They constantly produce plaque and acid that etch the minerals out of the teeth. This is the process of cavitation and tooth decay.