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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.
  • 2018 Geico Military Service Award Winner

    CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. - Master Sgt. Christopher Engelke, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Fire Emergency Services Flight superintendent, is the 2018 Geico Military Service Award winner. The award is selected amongst candidates from all U.S. military enlisted branches to include National Guard and Reserve units, and recognizes military excellence in enlisted service members.
  • SECAF embarks on her final sortie

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A plane carrying Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, taxis through a water arch on Peterson Air Force Base, May 31, 2019, her last day as SECAF. Wilson announced her resignation in March after she was selected to be president of the University of Texas at El Paso. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)
  • 821st SFS Change of Command

    THULE AIR BASE, Greenland – Capt. Glenn Bowersox, 821st Security Forces commander, receives the guidon from Col. Mafwa Kuvibidila, 821st Air Base Group commander during a change of command ceremony, May 30, 2019. The 821st SFS is responsible for security of the 254 square-mile Thule defense area. This area includes a Ballistic Missile Early Warning
  • From Tech to Master

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Master sergeant selects gather for a group photo at The Club on Peterson Air Force Base, May 31, 2019. At the rank of master sergeant, an Airman enters the senior non-commissioned officer tier and transitions from front-line technicians and supervisors to operational leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)
  • Senior Airman Garber Memorial

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron hung a memorial plaque at a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of Senior Airmen William “Billy” Garber, 21st LRS air transportation journeyman, at the bowling alley on Peterson Air Force Base, May 17, 2019. Garber passed away Aug. 31, 2019, due to a motorcycle accident in Colorado
  • Maintaining proper mental health

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - May marks the 49th anniversary of Mental Health Awareness Month. For Airmen on Peterson Air Force Base, the mental health clinic provides services during times of stress, depression, grief, anxiety or a mental health concern.

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