• Space brigade officially moves to Fort Carson

    A ribbon cutting ceremony took place outside the 1st Space Brigade’s newly renovated facility here April 11, 2019 to signify the official transfer of their headquarters to Fort Carson.U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, 1st Space Bde., which stood up in 2001, is not new to the Colorado Springs area. The
  • Providing leadership at the Airpower Leadership Academy

    The Airpower Leadership Academy on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, provides an academic environment fused with positive guidance, mentorship and passion. The academy is led by an experienced group of Senior Noncommissioned Officers.“The ALA first started in Korea and has been spreading across the Air Force over the past few years,” said Senior
  • 20th SPCS radar celebrates golden anniversary

    The 20th Space Control Squadron celebrated the AN/FPS-85 radar’s 50th anniversary in a ceremony April 18, 2019 at Site C-6, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Presiding over the ceremony was Col. Sam Johnson, 21st Space Wing vice commander and Lt. Col. David Tipton, 20th SPCS commander. “We are honored to host such a historic event to celebrate 50
  • Financial Literacy Month events to emphasize education for teens

    April is Financial Literacy Month and the Airman & Family Readiness Center is hoping to educate service members and their families on the whys and hows of building a financially secure future. Victor Villarreal, personal finance manager with the AFRC, knows that financial responsibility starts early.“The younger you put money into an investment,
  • Preventing child abuse starts with educating and supporting parents and children alike

    April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Family advocacy intervention specialist Kim Vehige and her associates in the Family Advocacy Program offer a wide range of programs and classes. Vehige said that education and support can help keep parents out of situations that can lead to abuse.“Parenting is very hard, and kids don’t come with
  • The difference between Shelter-In-Place and Lockdown

    Knowing the difference between shelter-in-place (SIP) and lockdown could save your life. Most military personnel know the difference, but what if you’re a civilian who lives or works on a military installation? Have you been educated on the differences between SIP and lockdown?
  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Symposium

    On April 4th 2019, the 21st Space Wing Office of the Staff Judge Advocate conducted a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention symposium here at Peterson Air Force Base for command leadership, superintendents and supervisors.
  • Speaking, reading and understanding foreign languages

    The Air Force’s Language Enabled Airman Program at Peterson Air Force Base helps increase Airman’s cross-cultural competency to meet the Air Force’s global mission requirements.
  • Chief Wright visits, interacts with Airmen

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks to students at the Vosler Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, April 11, 2019. As a former NCOA instructor himself, Wright stressed the importance of professional military education in developing as Airmen. (U.S. Air Force