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  • Thule contracting squadron named Golden Knights

    The September Golden Knight recipient is the 21st Contracting Squadron - Team Thule.This team contributed to the overall success of the space mission by effectively administering the $700 million Thule Air Base maintenance contract, finding ways to lower annual costs for Thule.Team members include

  • 821st Support Squadron dubbed Golden Knights

    The August Golden Knight recipient is the 821st Support Squadron Communication Flight.The flight rapidly responded to a mission impacting problem at the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, 12th Space Warning Squadron, reducing mission impact by recommending technical work-arounds, and

  • 12th SWS takes Golden Knight award

    The July Golden Knight recipient is the 12th Space Warning Squadron - Operations Training section. The operations training section was critical to the 12th SWS's successful transition from the legacy weapon system to the $240 million Upgraded Early Warning Radar, the most significant capability

  • Peterson aero club receives safety award

    The Peterson aero club received an award for 10,000 hours of mishap free flying Nov. 24 during its monthly meeting.Col. Stephen N. Whiting, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Col. Emily Buckman, 21st Mission Support Group commander and Lt. Col. John Silverman, 21st Force Support Squadron

  • Statistics show safe, sober and secure is way to go during holidays

    Maybe safety is the last thing on an Airman's mind during the holidays. It shouldn't be, safety experts say.December is one of those months when all kinds of mishaps occur. The Air Force typically loses seven Airmen to personal motor vehicle mishaps in November and December. Master Sgt. Michael

  • Healthy eating during the holidays; it’s possible

    Tis' the season for rich creamy foods, divine desserts and weight gain. All the holiday goodies and fabulous food can add up to inches on the waistline. But, 21st Space Wing Health and Wellness Center experts say it doesn't have to be so. Airmen, whether single or preparing dinner for a family, can

  • 21st Comm Squadron earns intramural football title

    The 21st Communications Squadron intramural football team rode a second-half rally to win its third consecutive championship 30-14 over North American Aerospace Defense Command/U.S. Northern Command Nov.18 at the Peterson football complex.The communications team came into the championship game after

  • Peterson Airmen offer ‘creature’ comfort to kids

    As the lore goes, it was 1902 when the Teddy bear was created. Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, a bear hunter, the president was on expedition when he came across an injured bear. He ordered a mercy killing of the injured animal and later an editorial cartoon retold the scene. Merchants

  • Local explosive experts tackle stress with EOD Safety Day

    The 21st Space Wing's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight took one day, Nov. 20, to pause operations and reflect on safety.The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron EOD team talked about stress management, the signs and symptoms of stress and how to work through emotional stress. EOD teams are among the most

  • Cooking tips for turkey day

    Thanksgiving is usually associated with football, family and food but, and while most may not associate this holiday with food safety, it should be a very important ingredient of this festive occasion. Personal hygiene is a must when preparing food for a Thanksgiving feast. Those preparing food