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  • U.S. Air Force Academy's computer and cyber sciences department recognized as 'National Center of Academic Excellence'

    The National Security Agency named the U.S. Air Force Academy’s computer and cyber sciences department a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense earlier this year, placing the school in the ranks of six other colleges in Colorado advancing cyber security.
  • 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 sectors of the space enterprise from around the world to discuss and plan for the future of space. USSPACECOM commander, U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, participated in multiple bilateral engagements throughout the week. Dickinson’s keynote speech revealed the Combatant Command’s new commercial integration strategy framework.
  • 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 the development of the future Space Force
  • 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 helped write the book on it.
  • 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 preparation of the battlespace in order to fight and win a war in space. Simply put, SSA is Space Battle Management. Like the air domain, there is a daily mission of air traffic control and a wartime mission of Air Battle Management. To ensure effective SSA, sensors need access to intelligence, flexible tasking, rapid decision making, and integration between platforms.
  • Finding the arts: Airman pursues passions through community

    Upon arrival at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, in 2017, one Airman took advantage of local opportunities to further his love for the arts.
  • 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.
  • 1st Space Brigade inducts new NCOs

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s 1st Space Brigade hosted a ceremony inducting 14 new Soldiers into the noncommissioned officer corps March 9 here.
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