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Tragic accident gave base its name
1st Lt. Edward Peterson poses with an airplane circa 1942. While serving as a pilot in the Army Air Forces, Lieutenant Peterson was killed in a plane accident at Colorado Springs Air Base, which was subsequently renamed in his honor. (Photo courtesy of Peterson Museum)

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