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  • Fire Prevention Week - 100th anniversary

    The Peterson Space Force Base Fire Department teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association in preparation for the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, 2022.
  • Kratom added to DoD list of prohibited substances

    A dietary supplement known as kratom has been added to the Operation Supplement Safety list of Department of Defense prohibited substances and should not be purchased or consumed by any member of the armed forces.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • El Paso County elevates to Stage II Fire Restrictions

    Bill Elder, El Paso County sheriff, ordered Stage II Fire Restrictions for El Paso County, including Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases, Aug. 24, 2020. Under the order, the following activities and items are prohibited: campfires; model rockets; public prescribed burning/burn permits; outdoor smoking (only authorized in an enclosed vehicle or
  • SMDC, MDA come together for joint ‘Safety Day’

    With Memorial Day kicking off the “101 Days of Summer” and June being National Safety Month, leadership turned their focus on the health and safety of their employees.
  • Drinking and driving: a high price to pay

    The holidays are a time when friends and family gather together and express gratitude for all they have. It’s a time of food, fun and togetherness.In an instant, however, one bad decision can take all of that away.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,265 people across the United States died in 2015 due to
  • Simple safety practices reduce home, holiday injuries

    As we enjoy a holiday season of celebrations and travel, I hope every Airman will take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year, and take the opportunity to make some lasting memories with your families and friends.As you plan holiday activities, keep in mind that the excitement and distractions of the season increase the risk of
  • Team Pete celebrates National Fire Prevention Week

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Sparky, Peterson Fire and Emergency Services mascot, waves to passersby as they enter the north gate at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Oct. 11, 2016. Sparky welcomed personnel to base during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 10 - 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

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