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  • 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
  • 24-hour Remembrance Run honors POW/MIA

    For 24 hours, the black and white prisoner of war/missing in action flag was carried around the Fitness Center track at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 20-21, 2018.
  • POW/MIA: Airmen give respect to missing personnel

    A weeklong observance was held during the annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 17-21, 2018. The week included a flag raising ceremony, a 24-hour run, guest speakers, and concluded with a remembrance and retreat ceremony.
  • Look. Listen. Learn. It’s Fire Prevention Week!

    As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.”  Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes
  • Peterson, surrounding bases first to receive G4G training

    Airmen from the Aragon Dining Facility on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and surrounding bases were the first in the AF to receive extensive culinary training Sept. 11-14, 2018 as part of the Department of Defense’s Go for Green 2.0 initiative.  During the four-day training, master chefs from the Culinary Institute of America taught Airmen
  • CMAFS holds 9/11 memorial ceremony

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station personnel pay tribute to the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 during a memorial ceremony Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 memorial incorporated a beam from the World Trade Center and is one of five beams donated to Colorado Springs military installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Women's equality day

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Tech. Sgt. Jessica Dunahoo (left), 21st Communications Squadron client systems section chief, listens to Ava Logan (center), a World War II veteran, talk about when she served in the Army at a post office in New York City, New York. In December, Logan will turn 93 years old. Her daughter, Peggy Logan (right), who
  • Boosting morale one pancake at a time

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Master Sgt. Scott Lauer, 21st Force Support Squadron first sergeant, delivers a full pancake breakfast to hungry Airmen at the Chapel, Aug. 30, 2018, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. First Sergeants from around the base came together to prepare, cook and deliver pancake breakfasts to Airmen across the
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