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21st Space Wing celebrates 25 years with special events

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run accelerate from the starting line at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. More than 150 runners took part in the 5k race. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run accelerate from the starting line at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. More than 150 runners took part in the 5k race. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run race up the front of the mountain at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. Runners were comprised of military contractors, retirees, active-duty service members and dependents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run race up the front of the mountain at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. Runners were comprised of military contractors, retirees, active-duty service members and dependents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - Sgt. 1st Class Travis McKee (bib 338) and his wife Kimberly (bib 339) start the Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run in high spirits held at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station representing 299 Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade, 4th Infantry Division. Security was tight as more than 400 people participated in the event. The U.S. Air Force 721st Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run on May 25, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Perkey)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - Sgt. 1st Class Travis McKee (bib 338) and his wife Kimberly (bib 339) start the Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run in high spirits held at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station representing 299 Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade, 4th Infantry Division. Security was tight as more than 400 people participated in the event. The U.S. Air Force 721st Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run on May 25, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Perkey)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run race through winding roads leading to the southern portal of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. The first runner to cross the finish line completed the 5k race in 19 minutes and 9 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run race through winding roads leading to the southern portal of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. The first runner to cross the finish line completed the 5k race in 19 minutes and 9 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run sprint past the main blast doors inside Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. The blast doors of CMAFS weight in at 23 ton. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run sprint past the main blast doors inside Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. The blast doors of CMAFS weigh in at 23 tons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - Sgt. Mathew Azevedo, infantry team leader, with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, gives a tour inside his Stryker Armored Combat Vehicle to Kristen Washburn and her son Owen, just before the Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. The U.S. Air Force 721st Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run on May 25, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Perkey)

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - Sgt. Mathew Azevedo, infantry team leader, with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, gives a tour inside his Stryker Armored Combat Vehicle to Kristen Washburn and her son Owen, just before the Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. The U.S. Air Force 721st Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual Memorial Day 5K Tunnel Run on May 25, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Perkey)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The time capsule is on display at the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The time capsule included photographs, coins, patches, a base 2050 plan, and letters from Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson, 21st SW command chief. The capsule will be sealed and opened for the 21st SW’s 50th anniversary in 2042. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The time capsule is on display at the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The time capsule included photographs, coins, patches, a base 2050 plan, and letters from Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson, 21st SW command chief. The capsule will be sealed and opened for the 21st SW’s 50th anniversary in 2042. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Members of Team Pete attend the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The event was one of several celebrations for the 21st SW’s anniversary. Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, and Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Members of Team Pete attend the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The event was one of several celebrations for the 21st SW’s anniversary. Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, and Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.- Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, speaks at the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. During the event, Greene and Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042.  The 21st SW was activated May 15, 1992, under Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.- Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, speaks at the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. During the event, Greene and Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042. The 21st SW was activated May 15, 1992, under Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, speaks at the 21st Space Wing’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  During the event, Schiess and Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042.  The 21st SW was activated May 15, 1992, under Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, speaks at the 21st SW’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Event at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, May 25, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. During the event, Schiess and Jeff Greene, Colorado Springs Mayor’s chief of staff, unveiled the time capsule that will be sealed after the event and opened on the wing’s 50th anniversary in 2042. The 21st SW was activated May 15, 1992, under Air Force Space Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners participating in the Memorial Day 5k Tunnel Run accelerate from the starting line at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., May 25, 2017. More than 150 runners took part in the 5k race. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

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