21st Space Wing
  • Space operator receives Airman's Medal

    First Lieutenant Dominic Vicino was awarded the Airman's Medal, the Air Force's highest noncombat award. He distinguished himself by risking his life to save three people at Miramar Beach March 31, 2017.
  • Being safe during Halloween at Peterson AFB

    For young children at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2017, is one of the best days of the year. However, trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren’t careful.
  • Gold Knight Award presented to Area Dental Laboratory

    Col. Eric Dorminey (left), 21st Space Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson (right), 21st SW command chief, present Airmen from the Peterson Area Dental Laboratory Gold Knight Award certificates, Oct. 18, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The ADL led a five day seminar with 129 attendees making up 35% of their
  • AFSPC Unveils Space Fence Model

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Deputy Commander of Air Force Space Command, accepts a model of the Space Fence radar site at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sep. 29, 2017. Greg Larioni (left), Vice President and General Manager of Radar and Surveillance Systems at Lockheed Martin, presented the model, which will be displayed at AFSPC
  • 82,468 service members: You are not forgotten

    Dating back to World War II through the Korean War, Vietnam War, Cold War, Iraq and other conflicts, there are approximately 82,468 service members still missing in action according to the Defense Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Accounting Agency.
  • Representative Cramer visits Cavalier Air Force Station

    Rep. Kevin Cramer, a Republican from North Dakota, visited Cavalier Air Force Station, North Dakota, for the first time, Aug. 18, 2017.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Helping civilians cope at work

    The Air Force Space Command Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary, confidential program that helps employees, including management work through various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance, health and personal well-being. It exists to optimize the 21st Space Wing’s success at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • Not a pilot, but still flying

    Fact sheets on the U.S. Air Force web site show several fighter aircraft capable of flying more than 1,000 mph. NASA notes that rockets fly about twice that speed and, according to Air Force Space Command data, satellites cruise around the globe at about 17,000 mph.
  • Taxi to Peterson AFB with Silver Key

    Silver Key has announced free transportation services will expand to include Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, for veterans and their dependents age 60 and above starting in July, 2017. A valid military ID will be required for all riders entering Peterson AFB and services will be limited to Tuesdays only.
  • Air Force Civil Engineer Center releases site inspection fieldwork findings

    Members from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center and 21st Space Wing leadership held a media roundtable and open house at Janitell Junior High School, July 25, 2017, at Fountain, Colorado.