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News

  • Bioenvironmental engineering reports water quality

    Colorado Springs Utilities and Cherokee Metropolitan District provide drinking water to Peterson and Schriever Space Force bases, respectively. Base personnel can get facts about the water they drink from the recently released water quality reports, available here for both Peterson SFB and

  • U.S. Space Command strengthens partnerships at Space Symposium 37

    U.S. Space Command leaders joined space professionals from around the world to participate in the 37th annual Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 4-7, 2022. The Space Symposium, hosted by the non-profit Space Foundation each year since 1984, brings together

  • Manning the Mission – Capt. Bryant

    Build. Teach. Lead. These three pillars are the ground on which a weapons officer stands.U.S. Space Force Capt. Jeffrey “Frog” Bryant, Space Delta 3 - Space Electromagnetic Warfare, 4th Space Control Squadron officer in charge of tactics development, focuses on the growth of Airmen and Guardians and

  • MAFFS Loadmaster: 15 years, two systems, still going

    It can feel intense using the MAFFS when flying 150 feet off the ground near a wildfire stretching over thousands of acres. When the co-pilot presses the button to release the 3,000 gallons of retardant Jason is sitting next to, it’s his job to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Thankfully, he

  • 21 CES holds open house for families of Airmen

    – Firetrucks, a barbecue cook-off, a bounce house and robots was the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron’s recipe for success at their first open house at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, June 13, 2018.

  • Space Situational Awareness is Space Battle Management

    Space Situational Awareness, or SSA, has long been synonymous with catalog maintenance. Today, space is more congested and contested than ever before, and threats against U.S. capabilities grow every day. While catalog maintenance is a part of the SSA mission set, SSA enables the continuous

  • Airmen honor Staff Sgt. Bieren at Peterson AFB

    Airmen from the 21st Space Wing perform the workout of the day in honor of Staff Sgt. Austin Bieren at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 28, 2018. The workout was inspired by Bieren’s workouts and is done to honor and commemorate his death which occurred March 28, 2017.

  • Don’t be afraid to talk mental resiliency

    There’s nothing wrong with asking for help. This is the mindset the Air Force would like Airmen to have when it comes to their mental fitness — one of the four pillars in Comprehensive Airmen Fitness.