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  • 16th Space Control Squadron Change of Command

    Col Devin Pepper, 21st Operations Group Commander, hands the 16th Space Control Squadron guidon to Lt Col Ernest Schmitt at a change of command ceremony, June 16, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

  • 24-hour fitness grand opening

    Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Airmen from the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron and 21st Force Support Squadron, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of 24-hour fitness at the Fitness Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 16, 2017. Military ID registration for 24/7

  • Former Schriever SAC coordinator earns AF award

    For Vicki Rygiel, winning the Air Force award for Civilian Specialist of the Year is inconsequential to the benefits her career of helping children and families learn and thrive has provided her.

  • EFMP helps guide special needs families through processes

    You can think of Jackie Wickham as a personal process guide for Air Force and sister families assigned to Peterson Air Force Base, navigating the maze of agencies and services available to people with special needs.She is the Exceptional Family Member coordinator on Peterson Air Force Base, a new

  • National clean hands week Sept. 19 to 25

    When was the last time you took the time to disinfect your cell phones, door knobs or your computer keyboard? These are surfaces we touch often but forget about when we are cleaning. Most viruses and bacteria have the potential to live up to two or more hours once they touch a surface. Think about

  • Cavalier team named July Golden Knight winners

    The Golden Knight recipient for July is the Cavalier Air Force Station 2010 Open House Team,10th Space Warning Squadron.Team members include Capt. Connie Ronnie, Capt. Eric Zerhan, Capt. Lawrence Hufford, 2nd Lt. Senta Brookshire, 2nd Lt. Francisco Vazquez, Master Sgt. Joey Barone, Tech. Sgt. Daniel

  • Peterson AFB hosts fourth annual Front Range Stars singing competition

    Twelve contestants from Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB and the U.S. Air Force Academy will battle it out vocally in the annual Front Range Stars show Sept. 10, which is modeled after the popular TV show "American Idol." Competition is expected to be tough as past contestants, former Tops in Blue

  • Military families take hike to Cheyenne Mountain for dinner

    The Deployed Families Dinner, held on the first Friday of each month at Peterson AFB, has become a staple with local military families that have a loved one deployed.On Aug. 6, Col. Russell Wilson, 721st Mission Support Group commander at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, together with Col.

  • Thule Airmen take Mount Dundas

    It was a lovely 47 degrees and sunny Aug. 23 at Thule Air Base in Greenland, where during the winter months experience complete darkness.Following a commander's call, 33 Airmen from the 821st Support Squadron rallied at the base of Thule landmark, Mount Dundas, to make the climb to the top. It was

  • 21st SFS plans and programs branch receives June Golden Knight award

    The Golden Knight recipient for June is the 21st Security Forces Squadron plans and programs branch.Team members include Senior Master Sgt. Shaun Guilfoil, Master Sgt. Frank Green, Tech. Sgt. Joseph Anderson, Staff Sgt. Michael Smith, and Staff Sgt. La'Tanya Ferguson.The team authored the first-ever