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Senior Master Sgt. Gary Taiclet, Operations Superintendent for the 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, explains to the 2017 Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo ambassadors, the Girls of the West, how a C-130 Hercules configures to transport injured personnel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 28 2017. Girl of the West, Jaime Tyler, center, and her aide, Sierra Silva, right, visited the 302nd Airlift Wing to gain a better understanding of the Reserve mission here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Daniel Butterfield) Rodeo ambassadors visit Peterson Reserve wing
Senior Master Sgt. Gary Taiclet, Operations Superintendent for the 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, explains to the 2017 Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo ambassadors, the Girls of the West, how a C-130 Hercules configures to transport injured personnel, here June 28, 2017. Girl of the West, Jaime Tyler, center, and her aide, Sierra Silva, right,
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U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Chris Clinton, a 731st Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules pilot out of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo., prepares for landing at Papa Air Base, Hungary, as part of exercise Swift Response 17, July 15, 2017. Swift Response is linked to exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Jolene Bottor-Ortiona) Reservists team up with nine countries for overseas exercise
Approximately 3,000 U.S. and allied military members came here to conduct airborne training operations in Romania and Bulgaria, as part of exercise Swift Response 17, July 15.Swift Response is a multinational exercise designed to train airborne forces and enhance interoperability among high-readiness units in Europe.“Executing with all these
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(Courtesy Graphic) July enlisted promotees
The names of enlisted 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force reservists who earned a promotion in rank during the month of July can now be seen on the wing's website promotions page. Click here to see who was promoted this month.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., passes the 21st Space Wing guidon to Col. Todd Moore, incoming commander, during the 21st SW change of command ceremony in hangar 140, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 11, 2017. Before taking command of the wing, Moore was Air Force Element commander at Royal Air Force Menwith Hill. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Hoffman) Welcome Col. Moore
Col. Todd Moore assumed command of the 21st Space Wing during a change of command ceremony July 11, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Col. Doug Schiess relinquished command after two years as commander.
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Colorado Springs community leaders participating in the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Partners in Leadership Program pose for a photo with Air Force leaders during a tour of the Air Force Reserve Command’s 310th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., May 18, 2017. The visit to the 310th SW marks the second of four planned events with Air Force Reserve units. The Partners in Leadership program aims to provide educational experiences to community leaders on Air Force Reserve missions performed in the Pikes Peak region. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Laura Turner) 302nd AW Partners in Leadership program members visit 310th SW
Colorado Springs community leaders participating in the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Partners in Leadership Program pose for a photo with Air Force leaders during a tour of the Air Force Reserve Command’s 310th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., May 18, 2017. The visit to the 310th SW marks the second of four planned events with Air Force
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Tech. Sgt. Thomas Green, a 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron transportation specialist, is a mission-ready Reserve Citizen Airman contributing to the mile high wing's ability to deliver global power. Green, a full-time Air Reserve Technician, provides the wing critical transportation services and training to ensure mission readiness and overall mission success. "One of my greatest joys is serving others," said Green, who routinely volunteers with his church and at a VA hospital. (U.S. Air Force graphic/ Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta and Philip Carter) Mission, vision, priorities spotlight
Tech. Sgt. Thomas Green, a 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron transportation specialist, is a mission-ready Reserve Citizen Airman contributing to the mile high wing's ability to deliver global power. Green, a full-time Air Reserve Technician, provides the wing critical transportation services and training to ensure mission readiness and overall
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Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Airmen from the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron and 21st Force Support Squadron, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of 24 Hour Fitness at the Fitness Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 16, 2017. Military ID registration for 24 Hour Fitness 24/7 access is now available at the Fitness Center. (U. S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)


24-hour fitness grand opening
Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Airmen from the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron and 21st Force Support Squadron, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of 24 Hour Fitness at the Fitness Center, here, June 16, 2017. Military ID registration for 24 Hour Fitness 24/7 access is now available at the Fitness Center. (U. S. Air Force
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Tech. Sgt. Travis Whitton, 302nd Maintenance Squadron, receives the 302nd Airlift Wing’s 2017 1st Quarter award in the NCO category from Col. James DeVere, 302nd Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Vicki Robertson, 302nd AW command chief, during a ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 4, 2017. As part of the Reserve wing’s quarterly awards program, Citizen Airmen are nominated for excellence in leadership, job performance, significant self-improvement and contributions to their on and off-base communities. The other 2017 First Quarter Award winners are: Airman 1st Class Kwesi Hanson, 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Airman category, Senior Master Sgt. Mark Skarban, 302nd Operations Support Squadron, Senior NCO category, Capt. Ashlea Garcia, 302nd Operations Support Squadron, company grade officer category, Lt. Col. Heather Lyons, 302nd Operations Group, field grade officer category.   (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Stephen J. Collier) Wing’s 1st quarter award recipients recognized
Tech. Sgt. Travis Whitton, 302nd Maintenance Squadron, receives the 302nd Airlift Wing’s 2017 1st Quarter award in the NCO category from Col. James DeVere, 302nd Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Vicki Robertson, 302nd AW command chief, during a ceremony here, June 4, 2017. As part of the Reserve wing’s quarterly awards program, Citizen
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Col. Eric Dorminey, 21st Space Wing vice commander, is presented with a 2016 Tree City USA award by Andy Schlosberg from the Colorado State Forest Service during an Arbor day celebration on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 20, 2017. This makes the 23rd year in a row that Peterson AFB has been named a Tree City USA since 1994. (U.S. Air Force photo by Steve Kotecki) Need oxygen? Peterson named Tree City USA
How many trees are on Peterson Air Force Base? Stop and think about it for a second. Is it a surprise that there are just under 10,000 trees around base? Arbor Day is officially the last Friday in April, but here at Peterson AFB it’s observed a little later in the year. Children from the Peterson AFB Child and Youth Program gathered outside the STARBASE alongside Col. Eric Dorminey, 21st Space Wing vice commander, and Mr. Andy Schlosberg from the Colorado Forest Service, to plant two trees in observance of Arbor Day. Peterson AFB is also named Tree City USA for the 23rd year in a row on June 20, 2017.
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Members of the 39th Aerial Port Squadron begin their 5K Memorial Run May 7, 2017 in Capt. David Lyon Memorial Park, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Aerial Port Squadrons from all over the world run in May as part of National Defense Transportation events to remember their fallen brothers and sisters. Capt. David Lyon, 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, stationed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., was killed in December 2013 by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive in Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Daniel Butterfield) 2017 memorial run has special significance for Peterson Reserve aerial port squadron
Every May, Air Force Aerial Port Squadrons around the world honor their fallen brothers and sisters by participating in a memorial 5K run. May 7, 2017 marked the second straight year the 302nd Airlift Wing’s 39th Aerial Port Squadron participated as a unit. Approximately 60 Reserve “Port Dawgs” from the squadron gathered on the Sunday of the May
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