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  • Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday - Remember! Celebrate! Act!

    "I have a dream, that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed...that all men are created equal." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There will be a ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 14 at the Peterson base chapel in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. This service will reflect on where we were as individuals, and what we've
  • Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings Team Peterson

    Team Peterson, the holiday season is here, which goes along well with the chilly weather we have been experiencing over the last several days. The recent snow and cold weather really compliment the holidays. Bundle up, get out of the house, and enjoy the season. Mollie and I want to wish each and every one of you a relaxing, enjoyable and safe
  • Compassion: Talk the talk, walk the walk

    Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary defines "compassion" as "the sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it." Wow, a desire to alleviate it! Compassion should go one step further. It should do something instead of just desiring to do something. Compassion does something. It is a feeling deep within
  • Peterson’s Chanukah celebration and the holiday in a nutshell

    Have you ever wondered what Chanukah was all about? If you would like to find out, join the community and learn about this celebration. All of Team Pete is invited to the Chapel's front lawn at 5 p.m., Dec. 22 for a menorah lighting and celebration with food, games, information, and fellowship. A small peek into the story and Jewish celebration is
  • Exceeding the Standard

    Looking back at this past week, the 21st Space Wing Knights once again displayed several examples of our ability to absolutely exceed the standard. Scoring 40 of 88 submitted 2008 Air Force Space Command Medical Service Awards, the 21st Medical Group simply swept the competition. From multiple individual to team awards, every single nominee should
  • Compassion: Food for thought, Part 3

    As we find ourselves deep into the holiday season, Air Force Space Command focuses on compassion during the month of December. Here are a few key points to consider...and to share, both now and all year round. -Compassion can be for an organization or anything attached to it. -Are we passionate about the United States Air Force? Are we proud of
  • Year of Leadership: Compassion

    What does compassion mean to you? One common definition of compassion is to have sympathy for the suffering of others, often including a desire to help. Compassion is packaged and delivered in many different ways, forms and fashions. The first point is to recognize the presence of compassion within ourselves and the opportunity to offer help and
  • Recognition and promotions surround holiday weekend

    Last week was full of special events. We started the week off with the Team Peterson Quarterly Awards Breakfast, where we recognized some of the professionals here. Later that day, we were honored to have former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. Ronald Fogleman, deliver a brief on Air Force Core Values and leadership. The Team Peterson
  • Time to Get Back to the Basics

    As a First Lieutenant in 1987, I was approaching the entrance to the Osan Officers Club in Korea to have lunch with Maj. Jim Kelley. The club awning jutted out about 15 feet or so from the actual entrance into the building and as we walked underneath it on a cold February afternoon, the base commander was leaving the club and approaching us. Major
  • Happy Veterans Day

    "Honoring all who served", that is the theme of this year's Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, 1918, an armistice was signed between the Allied nations and Germany, ending World War I hostilities. This day is often referred as the end of "the war to end all wars." This armistice went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh