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  • 721st Communications Squadron

    Members of the 721st Communications Squadron pose for a group photo outside the North Portal to the Cheyenne Mountain Complex on Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, Sept. 5, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Meade)
  • Seeing Double: Twins serve Air Force together

    It’s quite possible, if you’re at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in the near future, that you’ll come across identical twins working for the 721st Civil Engineer Squadron. You may think you’ve seen one of them but it could be the other.
  • Not a pilot, but still flying

    Fact sheets on the U.S. Air Force web site show several fighter aircraft capable of flying more than 1,000 mph. NASA notes that rockets fly about twice that speed and, according to Air Force Space Command data, satellites cruise around the globe at about 17,000 mph.
  • Cheyenne Mountain celebrates end of three year construction project

    The cleanup and repairs to prevent a similar event in the future are now complete. A ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by 21st Space Wing leadership was held Nov. 16 at CMAFS.
  • Runners avoid walkers: CMAFS Zombie 5k a terrifying success

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Runners begin their ascent up the hill to reach the tunnel of Cheyenne Mountain during the Zombie 5K at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., Nov. 4, 2016. Participants were met by zombies during their trek through the tunnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Meade)
  • Test Control Flight keeps defense exercises from becoming reality

    In November 1979, a test of new software for Attack Warning and Attack Assessment was scheduled at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado. The test called for a World War III simulation utilizing an off-line backup system. Hundreds of artificial missile launch messages were sent from both radars and satellites as if the United States were
  • NFL and Olympic athletes tour Cheyenne Mountain

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Players from the NFL meet and sign autographs for Airmen at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., July 13, 2016. The players were in Colorado Springs for a youth football camp they helped coach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

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