Tag: Peterson AFB
  • Defense Secretary Mattis visits Peterson AFB

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - (From left to right) Col. Sam Johnson, 21st Space Wing vice commander, and Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Air Force Space Command deputy commander, greet Defense Secretary James Mattis on the fight line at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 30, 2018. Mattis was in Colorado Springs to meet with senior cadets at the U.S. Air
  • Award winners experience new incentive program

    The 21st Space Wing has started a new Incentive Awards Program. This program aligns with Col. Todd Moore’s, 21st SW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons’, 21st SW command chief, wing priority of developing and rewarding Airmen to add a measure of professional development and enrichment to the 21st SW awards program.
  • Museum curator remembers Air Force role in Canadian tragedy

    Jeff Nash was stationed as a tech sergeant in the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, when he heard about a C-130 Hercules that crashed just south of Canadian Forces Station Alert on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada.
  • Peterson Air Force Base charrette meeting

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Aaron Briggs, Higgenbotham, Briggs and Associates local contractor, consults Peterson Air Force Base stakeholders during a charrette at The Club on Peterson AFB, Colorado, Oct. 22 – 23, 2018. The charrette is a collaborative design-based planning workshop in which Peterson AFB stakeholders work together to analyze
  • Turkey Fryer Safety

    Thanksgiving is a time for family, holiday traditions and Thanksgiving recipes. It's also when the entire family joins in the food preparation, so it's a time to think about fire safety with so many cooks in the kitchen.
  • 302nd MXG holds first speed mentoring session

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Maintenance Group picked the brains of various senior leaders during a speed mentoring session, Nov. 4, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • Peterson AFB combats teenage suicide

    Children of active-duty military parents often face a unique set of stressors which, when combined with the everyday pressures of growing up, can prove devastating.
  • Condor Crest: 21st Space Wing conducts numerous exercises

    The 21st Space Wing held its annual Condor Crest preparedness exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, 2018. There were simulated active shooters at Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, a car ramming the north gate with an artificial explosive device, and a suspicious package at the CMAFS post office.