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  • 2008 Combined Federal Campaign ‘Faces of Changes’

    For more than 47 years the Combined Federal Campaign has led the way as the world's largest and arguably the most successful annual workplace giving campaign. Each year, more than 350 CFC regional campaigns throughout the United States and internationally help to raise millions of dollars to benefit human health and welfare charities. The CFC sends
  • Never forget

    This week, the 21st Space Wing reflected on the heroism of tens of thousands of Americans who endured the hardships of enemy confinement, and those whose fate, in time of war, remains unknown. Our wing hosted a series of week-long events including a reveille ceremony, candlelight vigil, an information booth, a retreat ceremony, a 24-hour run, and a
  • Commander highlights key points of commander's conference

    To the 21st Space Wing Knights, after more than a year in command, I must say I am more impressed each day with your talent, discipline, dedication, and your faithful efforts towards producing effective results in our core mission areas: flawless missile warning, space operations, installation support and protection and developing and deploying
  • Armed Forces Voters’ Week

    Armed Forces Voters' Week began on Aug. 31 and continues through Sept. 7, with the goal of getting service members, their families and Department of Defense civilians the absentee ballots required to participate in the upcoming election. While our political process is in full gear, it is important for our active duty and civilians to be aware of
  • Comments on ‘AFSPC Year of Leadership’

    Precision, reliability, high standards and accountability are all familiar terms heard more now than ever before. Re-embracing these ideals is the methodical approach we must take in order to reinvigorate our commitment to flawless mission accomplishment. Towards this end, Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command just announced
  • This week in review

    The weekend was far from quiet on base. Starting Aug. 15, the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron responded to a report of smoke at Bldg. 2, which turned out to be a brief electrical fire. The fire extinguished itself, but the Peterson fire department worked with CES's electricians, power production and heating, ventilation and air conditioning personnel
  • Condor Crest to test wing's readiness

    Beginning next week, the 21st Space Wing will conduct a very extensive, week-long Condor Crest Exercise. This exercise is designed to give us a snapshot on our readiness to conduct our critical space superiority, installation support and protection, and deployment mission. A critical aspect of this exercise is to test our recently overhauled
  • New vice commander joins 21st Space Wing

    I am proud to be serving with the finest professionals in the space business here at Peterson and pleased to be back in the Rockies. Of my 19 years in service, more than one third has been here in Colorado Springs, and my family and I are excited to reunite with friends and create new ones as I assume the role of your vice commander. Although I am
  • Knights prepare for 'FERP'

    In the past few months, the Knights of the 21st Space Wing have welcomed a number of Air Force Space Command and Air Force-level inspection teams while showcasing a superior level of installation support. On July 29, the Facilities Excellence Recognition Program, or FERP, began their visit of our facilities to evaluate how well we make the most of
  • 7th SWS provides 'Flawless Missile Warning' capabilities

    As many of you may know from a recent Department of Defense news release, a successful target tracking and radar exercise was completed last week. On July 18, Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced the successful execution of a test during which a long-range ballistic missile was tracked by radars of the missile