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Peterson cuts the cake on another Air Force year

Peterson leadership and an Airman cut the air force birthday cake with a saber.

U.S. Air Force Col. David Wilson, Peterson-Schriever Garrison vice commander and Airman Daiany Salomon, 21st Comptroller Squadron, cut the Air Force birthday cake at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 17, 2021. Chief Master Sgt. Sevin Balkuvvar, P-S GAR command chief, and Airmen, Guardians and family members celebrated the Air Force’s 74th birthday at the Peterson Hub with live music, trivia, cake, food and a 5k run. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian)

Air force birthday cake in the shape of the number 74 with white frosting and blue sprinkles

Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, celebrates the Air Force’s 74th birthday at the Peterson Hub, Sept. 17, 2021. The birthday celebration included a 5k run, trivia, cake, food and raffle drawings. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian)

Cupcake on a stand with an air force symbol ring on top

Cake and cupcakes were served at the Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, celebration of the U.S. Air Force’s 74th birthday at the Peterson Hub, Sept. 17, 2021. The Air Force was created through the National Security Act on Sept. 18, 1947, where the Air Force was charged with sustained offensive and defensive air combat operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Air Force Col. David Wilson, Peterson-Schriever Garrison vice commander and Airman Daiany Salomon, 21st Comptroller Squadron, cut the Air Force birthday cake at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 17, 2021. Chief Master Sgt. Sevin Balkuvvar, P-S GAR command chief, and Airmen, Guardians and family members celebrated the Air Force’s 74th birthday at the Peterson Hub with live music, trivia, cake, food and a 5k run. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian)

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