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  • Missouri Air National Guard visits Peterson

    Nine Airmen from the 131st Logistics Readiness Squadron, a Missouri Air National Guard unit, visited from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri to work with the 21st LRS June 3-8, 2019 on Peterson AFB, Colorado.
  • New Lieutenant Re-enlists Future Command Chief

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Chief Master Sgt. Rodolfo Gamez (right), 21st Operations Group superintendent, recites the oath of enlistment during his re-enlistment ceremony administered by 2nd Lt. Jericho Simmons, June 6, 2019 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Gamez has served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly 25 years and has been recently
  • Military Working Dogs Retirement/Memorial

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.— Staff Sgt. Vaughn Rivard, a dog handler, and Gina, a military working dog from the 21st Security Forces Squadron salute a fallen MWD May 14, 2019, on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The Memorial display for MWD’s includes a dog kennel that has a leather leash, a chain and a food and water dish inside with the
  • 2019 Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

    One way to welcome the spring weather and highly anticipated summer season is with the planting of trees. For the 2019 Arbor Day celebration, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado held an annual Arbor Day tree planting ceremony as part of its partnership with the Colorado State Forestry Service.
  • 302nd Airlift Wing hosting annual aerial firefighting training

    About 300 people from the Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies are scheduled Monday to begin a weeklong aerial wildland firefighting training and certification hosted by the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, here.
  • Some IDs invalid for base access beginning August 15

    People holding IDs from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington and American Samoa may not be able to access Air Force installations beginning August 15. The change in access policy brings Peterson Air Force Base in line with the Real ID Act of 2005. The Act meets recommendations of the 9/11 Commission for the federal government to establish baselines with regard to the issuance of identification cards like driver’s licenses.
  • Common defense leads to unique partnership

    On the grounds of Peterson Air Force Base, there is a building housing one of the most unique military commands in the world. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is a well-known entity, associated with more than a few classified mysteries. However, one thing many people do not know is unclassified.
  • Peterson AFB Fitness Center installing new HVAC system

    The Peterson Fitness Center is installing a new heat, ventilation and air conditioning system. The on-site work for the project began March 30 to alleviate the discomfort of hot summer months for patrons.
  • Make yourself aware, terror threat is real

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations held a briefing addressing the Islamic State group and homegrown violent extremists, their history, tactics and trends, July 19 in the base auditorium at Peterson Air Force Base.
  • Can you tell me how to get to Peterson AFB?

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Sesame Street characters perform for Peterson families during the Sesame Street USO Experience at the base auditorium on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 22, 2016. The show debuted in 2008 and has been performed at 149 military installations in 33 states and 11 countries, delivering a message of encouragement to

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