• Air Force Surgeon General visits Front Range

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, visits with 21st Medical Group leadership at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 1, 2019. The visit started with a mission briefing and was then followed by a tour of the facilities, where Hogg was able to meet Airmen and ask them about their jobs and what they might need to better
  • Preventing seasonal influenza

    Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by two main types of the flu virus: Types A and B. The influenza A and B viruses that routinely spread in people are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics each year. Both can cause mild to severe illness with symptoms including fever, sore throat, runny nose, muscle aches, headache, coughing and general fatigue. Serious outcomes of infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as elderly people, young children and people with certain health conditions are at a higher risk of serious complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated annually.
  • Peterson offers safe disposal for unused medications

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day was on Saturday, Oct. 26, but those with access to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, don’t have to wait. They can dispose of their expired and unwanted medications at one of two MedSafe disposal boxes located in the 21st Medical Group’s main pharmacy waiting area and the satellite pharmacy between the commissary and base exchange.
  • 21st Space Wing completes unit effectiveness inspection

    Just like people, organizations need regular checkups to make sure that they are healthy and that everything is functioning the way it’s meant to. That’s why wings across the Air Force maintain inspection programs. The Air Force Space Command Inspector General recently concluded a week-long capstone inspection of the 21st Space Wing that dove into its different organizations and programs.
  • Air Force announces NCO Career Status Program for Airmen with 12 years of service

    The change will eliminate the need for Airmen who have 12 or more years of service to continue to reenlist by aligning their separation dates with their high year of tenure dates.
  • Air Force releases criteria for new Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal

    The new medal, established by then-Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, is part of a continuing effort to recognize U.S. Air Force military members in a non-deployed status who directly participated in a Department of Defense combat operation from a remote location.
  • Remote Parenting

    Parenting can be one of the most difficult jobs a person can do. Throw in being a uniformed service member, and it gets even more challenging. Now imagine parenting with no local hospitals, medical specialists, major grocery stores or entertainment for kids within 50 miles.
  • Maintaining PARCS & Rec. at remote station

    Out in the middle of nowhere at the Air Force’s only remote CONUS location, there is a concrete structure that towers over Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota, providing data that helps protect and defend the space warfighting domain.
  • Col. Falzarano’s TDY for a day: Cavalier AFS edition

    With wide open skies and one big radar, the tight-knit community of Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota, welcomed 21st Space Wing leadership to the remote station, Sept. 26-28, 2019.
  • Security forces face unique challenge at remote CONUS location

    Serving at a remote base offers Airmen unique challenges, and that’s no exception for security forces at Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota. It’s not that the work itself differs substantially from security forces duties at other bases. It’s that they complete their duties with a small number of personnel.