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  • Mickey Hartinger, spouse of AFSPC founding father, dies at 79

    Mildred Etta “Mickey” Hartinger, wife of Gen. (Ret.) James V. Hartinger, first former Air Force Space Command commander from 1982 to 1984, died at the age of 79.
  • Growing Air Force’s space medicine culture

    As space continues to play an increasingly critical role in our nation’s defense, the need for the space medicine specialty grows. Medical Airmen within U.S. Air Force Space Command are making sure space operators are ready for future readiness requirements. “Space is no longer a neutral, docile domain,” said Col. Walter “Sparky” Matthews, AFSPC Command Surgeon. “It has become a contested environment where many state and non-state actors actively seek to disrupt U.S. space capability.”
  • Author Christopher Stone addresses space deterrence at Peterson

    A former student of the National Security Space Institute returned to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 15, 2018, to present his analysis of Department of Defense space deterrence from his book, “Reversing the Tao: A Framework for Credible Space Deterrence.”
  • Look. Listen. Learn. It’s Fire Prevention Week!

    As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.”  Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes
  • CMAFS holds 9/11 memorial ceremony

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. – Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station personnel pay tribute to the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 during a memorial ceremony Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 memorial incorporated a beam from the World Trade Center and is one of five beams donated to Colorado Springs military installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • When can I get my OCPs?

    The official wear date for the operational camouflage pattern uniform is Oct. 1.
  • Women's equality day

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Tech. Sgt. Jessica Dunahoo (left), 21st Communications Squadron client systems section chief, listens to Ava Logan (center), a World War II veteran, talk about when she served in the Army at a post office in New York City, New York. In December, Logan will turn 93 years old. Her daughter, Peggy Logan (right), who
  • Boosting morale one pancake at a time

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Master Sgt. Scott Lauer, 21st Force Support Squadron first sergeant, delivers a full pancake breakfast to hungry Airmen at the Chapel, Aug. 30, 2018, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. First Sergeants from around the base came together to prepare, cook and deliver pancake breakfasts to Airmen across the
  • Thrift Savings Plan: Finance experts give guidance at Peterson AFB

    After retiring from military or civilian service, you may be wondering where you will be getting your income. To help both civilians and service members plan ahead for retirement, the Thrift Savings Plan, a government-sponsored retirement and savings investment plan, is available for civilians and service members to help start the process. To
  • Counter-trafficking in persons

    Human trafficking is present throughout the United States and is far more prevalent in Colorado than one might think. During the first seven months of 2017, 40 people in Colorado faced charges for sexual exploitation of minors including pimping of a child for sexual exploitation, pandering of a child and other child prostitution charges.Offenses
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