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21st Space Wing celebrates Arbor Day

Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, assists Emmalyn Curristine in planting two new trees at Peak View Park in celebration of Arbor Day at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. Planting trees is a way to combat climate change, in one year an acre of mature trees can absorb the amount of carbon dioxide produced by a vehicle driving 26,000 miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, assists Emmalyn Curristine in planting two new trees at Peak View Park in celebration of Arbor Day at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. Planting trees is a way to combat climate change, in one year an acre of mature trees can absorb the amount of carbon dioxide produced by a vehicle driving 26,000 miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Lt. Col. John Koehler, 10th Space Warning Squadron commander, participates in the Tree City U.S.A. presentation at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. The installation celebrated Arbor Day by planting trees and flowers, had a site picnic and recognizing the importance of being “green.” (Courtesy photo)

Lt. Col. John Koehler, 10th Space Warning Squadron commander, participates in the Tree City U.S.A. presentation at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. The installation celebrated Arbor Day by planting trees and flowers, had a site picnic and recognizing the importance of being “green.” (Courtesy photo)

Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, high fives children from the Child Development Center who came out to participate in Arbor Day events at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. The children assisted leadership in planting two new trees in Peak View Park on the west side of Stewart Avenue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, high fives children from the Child Development Center who came out to participate in Arbor Day events at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. The children assisted leadership in planting two new trees in Peak View Park on the west side of Stewart Avenue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Airmen and their families plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. The day’s events consisted of the Tree City U.S.A. presentation, flower and tree planning, a site picnic and the ceremonial first watering. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen and their families plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. The day’s events consisted of the Tree City U.S.A. presentation, flower and tree planning, a site picnic and the ceremonial first watering. (Courtesy photo)

Andy Schlosberg, Arbor Day Foundation, presents Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, with the Tree City USA Growth Award recognizing excellence in urban forestry management at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. This was the 22nd consecutive year Peterson received the Tree City Award for adhering to the core standards of sound urban forestry management. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Andy Schlosberg, Arbor Day Foundation, presents Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, with the Tree City USA Growth Award recognizing excellence in urban forestry management at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. This was the 22nd consecutive year Peterson received the Tree City Award for adhering to the core standards of sound urban forestry management. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

Airmen from the 10th Space Warning Squadron barbeque food for their unit picnic during Arbor Day festivities at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. They celebrated the importance of Arbor Day by planting trees and flowers and participating in a Tree City U.S.A. presentation. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen from the 10th Space Warning Squadron barbeque food for their unit picnic during Arbor Day festivities at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. on June 3, 2016. They celebrated the importance of Arbor Day by planting trees and flowers and participating in a Tree City U.S.A. presentation. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen from the 10th Space Warning Squadron plant flowers in recognition of Arbor Day on June 3, 2016 at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. The day’s events consisted of the Tree City U.S.A. presentation, flower and tree planning, a site picnic and the ceremonial first watering. (Courtesy photo)

Airmen from the 10th Space Warning Squadron plant flowers in recognition of Arbor Day on June 3, 2016 at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. The day’s events consisted of the Tree City U.S.A. presentation, flower and tree planning, a site picnic and the ceremonial first watering. (Courtesy photo)

Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, assists Emmalyn Curristine in planting two new trees at Peak View Park in celebration of Arbor Day at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 14, 2016. Planting trees is a way to combat climate change, in one year an acre of mature trees can absorb the amount of carbon dioxide produced by a vehicle driving 26,000 miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

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