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  • SecAF Wilson provides Air Force update

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presented an update of the state of the Air Force Sept. 17, during the 2018 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor. Wilson discussed restoring force readiness, space operations and the future of the Air Force during her presentation.
  • When can I get my OCPs?

    The official wear date for the operational camouflage pattern uniform is Oct. 1.
  • History office plays key role in OCP emblem-to-patch conversion

    Since early recorded history, warring tribes often carried banners or flags marked with emblems to represent factions and motivate their warriors to fight for the cause. It is to this historical tradition that we can trace the evolution of military emblems and patches. As the Air Force begins transitioning from the current Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, there is a renewed focus on emblems and patches across Air Force units, as Airmen will once again be able to wear unit patches on their sleeves, which had been phased out when the ABU was deployed in 2007.
  • Knight to compete in Warrior Games

    Master Sgt. Michael Christiansen, 21st Space Wing protocol office superintendent will compete for the second time in the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado June 1 - 9, 2018.
  • Air Force photo contest begins, theme is “Freedom”

    The 2018 Air Force photo contest, managed by the Air Force Services Activity, officially began May 1, 2018. This year’s theme is “Freedom” with the contest running through May 31.
  • Air Guard, Reserve wings kick off annual MAFFS training

    As temperatures heated up in northern California, aerial firefighters from four C-130 airlift wings operating the U.S.D.A. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, or MAFFS, started a weeklong training April 23, 2018, in anticipation of summer blazes.
  • Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

    Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. April 17, 2018.
  • Focus on wildfire safety: Protect yourself and your community

    Most people recognize Smokey Bear from wildfire prevention posters and commercials on radio and television, but did you know he has been working hard to inspire Americans to prevent wildfires since 1944? Yes, the fictional character and his long-running ad campaign to create awareness about preventing wildfires is still going strong.
  • Maj. Gen. Whiting Visits Peterson AFB

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, toured Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 14, 2018. Whiting visited the 21st Space Wing for an operations immersion.
  • Black history comes to life at Peterson

    February is Black History Month and every year Airmen recognize the historical contributions that Black Americans have made in every endeavor throughout American history. This year volunteers brought historical figures back to life with a musical production.
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