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  • Silent sentries named Golden Knights

    The December Golden Knight award winner is the Operation Silent Sentry team, for their efforts to transition combat operations out of a tent and into a permanent facility. The end result is improved safety and security of personnel and substantially better protection for sensitive electronic equipment, prolonging the life of the Air Force's only
  • Operation Julemand team takes Golden Knight award

    The November Golden Knight award winner is the Operation Julemand team at Thule Air Base.Operation Julemand, Danish for Christmas man, is an annual event. This year American, Danish and Canadian donations purchased more than 500 Christmas gifts, playground equipment and more for 250 local Greenlandic children in seven villages. The team also
  • Comptrollers, contracting share Golden Knight award

    The October Golden Knight award winner is for teamwork between the 21st Comptroller Squadron and the 21st Contracting Squadron.Their combined efforts provided for smooth execution of one of the largest fiscal year closeouts to date, valued at about $380 million for the 21st Space Wing and $1.3 billion for Team Pete. Quality of life purchases
  • New command chief 'ready to lead' 21st Space Wing's enlisted force

    When he is not at work, you might find Chief Master Sgt. Robert Sealey, 21st Space Wing command chief, writing songs, playing guitar, spending time outdoors with his wife of 22 years, Connie, and his children - Robby, 21, Jacob, 18, Whitney, 15 and Olivia, 11 - or someplace quiet where he can wet a fishing line.He likes all types of music but has a
  • Fifth chief master sergeant of the Air Force visits Vosler NCOA, gives 'Gaylor Spin'

    Airmen attending the Forrest L. Vosler Noncommissioned Officer's Academy received a pre-holiday treat when the fifth chief master sergeant of the Air Force visited the professional military education campus here Dec. 11.Chief Master Sgt. Robert Gaylor, 79, spoke to the approximately 130 students and NCOA staff and gave what he called the "Gaylor
  • Thule contracting squadron named Golden Knights

    The September Golden Knight recipient is the 21st Contracting Squadron - Team Thule.This team contributed to the overall success of the space mission by effectively administering the $700 million Thule Air Base maintenance contract, finding ways to lower annual costs for Thule.Team members include Dave Sonnenberg, Renata Ott, Nicole Pilato and Jim
  • 821st Support Squadron dubbed Golden Knights

    The August Golden Knight recipient is the 821st Support Squadron Communication Flight.The flight rapidly responded to a mission impacting problem at the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, 12th Space Warning Squadron, reducing mission impact by recommending technical work-arounds, and coordinated the immediate delivery of personnel and
  • 12th SWS takes Golden Knight award

    The July Golden Knight recipient is the 12th Space Warning Squadron - Operations Training section. The operations training section was critical to the 12th SWS's successful transition from the legacy weapon system to the $240 million Upgraded Early Warning Radar, the most significant capability upgrade in 22 years.Team members include Capt. Keith
  • Peterson aero club receives safety award

    The Peterson aero club received an award for 10,000 hours of mishap free flying Nov. 24 during its monthly meeting.Col. Stephen N. Whiting, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Col. Emily Buckman, 21st Mission Support Group commander and Lt. Col. John Silverman, 21st Force Support Squadron commander, presented the Aero Club with the 2009 Flying
  • Statistics show safe, sober and secure is way to go during holidays

    Maybe safety is the last thing on an Airman's mind during the holidays. It shouldn't be, safety experts say.December is one of those months when all kinds of mishaps occur. The Air Force typically loses seven Airmen to personal motor vehicle mishaps in November and December. Master Sgt. Michael Kelley at the Air Force Safety Center analyzed mishap