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Peterson stays prepared with FREEDOM PASSAGE 21

Soldiers being briefed

U.S. Army Soldiers from overseas locations and U.S. Air Force Airmen from Peterson Space Force Base participate in exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at the Peterson Fitness Center, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. The Soldiers acted as distressed peoples seeking shelter at Peterson SFB in a time of need, allowing for training to ensure readiness. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

Soldiers being briefed

U.S. Army Soldiers from overseas locations are briefed during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at the Peterson Fitness Center, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to ensure Front Range units are prepared for possible real-world non-combatant evacuation operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

Soldiers being inprocessed

Colo. – U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 21st Medical Group review health records of simulated refugees during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. This exercise provided a training opportunity for the medical group to quickly and efficiently receive and medically access a variety of members during an emergency scenario. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

Soldiers being inprocessed

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 21st Medical Group provide short-notice medical assessment and support to the large number of simulated refugees at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. The exercise was organized by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

medical staff

Airmen from the 21st Medical Group prepare to administer COVID-19 tests during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. Fifteen Airmen from the 21st MDG participated in the exercise. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

covid testing

Airmen from the 21st Medical Group administer COVID-19 tests during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. The COVID-19 screening process ensured readiness for 21st MDG Airmen. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

covid test

An Airman from the 21st Medical Group labels a COVID-19 test taken during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021.The Airmen administered 94 COVID-19 tests in less than one hour. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

people processing other individuals

U.S. Army Soldiers and U.S. Air Force Airmen process people during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. More than 20 Airmen from the 21st Force Support Squadron participated in the exercise to practice planning, bed-down support and accountability, as well as other important tasks. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

soldiers sitting on cots

U.S. Army Soldiers from overseas locations were housed overnight at the Peterson Fitness Center during exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. Airmen from the 21st Force Support Squadron assisted in the standup of the Emergency Family Assistance Center which included resources from American Red Cross, legal assistance, mental health and Military Family Life Counseling. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Army Soldiers from overseas locations and U.S. Air Force Airmen from Peterson Space Force Base participate in exercise FREEDOM PASSAGE 21 at the Peterson Fitness Center, Colorado, Aug. 31, 2021. The Soldiers acted as distressed peoples seeking shelter at Peterson SFB in a time of need, allowing for training to ensure readiness. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Wise)

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