21st SW
  • 561st NOS assists with 1,000 food boxes for local food banks, homeless

    Active duty, civilians, contractors and dependents from the 561st Network Operations Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, assisted with about 1,000 boxes of food for the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Care and Share Food Bank Event, Jan. 15, 2018.
  • Carbon Monoxide: the Silent Threat

    “Each year, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning not linked to fires, more than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 are hospitalized, “ according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Past the thin red line: Be courteous when driving on base

    For some, waking up in the morning comes with a fairly regular routine. This may include hitting the off button on the alarm clock at 5:30 a.m., taking a 10-minute shower, eating breakfast and heading out the door.
  • Bataan Memorial Death March: 26 miles of high desert and perseverance

    The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging 26.2-mile trek through the desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range. The march honors heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II.
  • Peterson Tax Center to open, provide free tax assistance

    After the New Year, tax season starts to roll around and everyone gathers their documents to file their taxes in hopes of receiving a large return.
  • Charrette working session

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A charrette working session was held at The Club on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 16-18, 2018. The collaborative workshop, with input from anyone who works or lives on base, helps the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron compile plans for the development of Peterson AFB in the coming years. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Distribution Center to expand outside Peterson’s west gate

    The FedEx Distribution Center is expected to begin construction on a new distribution center outside the west gate at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, in February. The City of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Airport authority gave its approval for the facility to be built at Stewart Avenue and Airport Road.
  • Heroes at Home event to offer financial advice, guidance

    Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, wants to make sure their Airmen, civilians and families know about all the resources offered to them to be financially successful throughout life.
  • Government reopens, Peterson AFB returns to normal operations

    All operations on Peterson Air Force Base returned to normal Tuesday, Jan. 23 after President Donald Trump signed continuing resolution H.R. 195 Monday night, the third day of the government shutdown.
  • Plan ahead, learn more about the Survivor Benefit Plan

    Every Airman is required to meet with the Airman & Family Readiness Center to decide if they want to be on the Survivor Benefit Plan before they’re cleared for retirement.