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  • East Gate changes should reduce risk of collisions

    The roads outside of the east gate will soon host new traffic patterns, signage and other features designed to make driving safer, as part of a collaboration between the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron and the city of Colorado Springs.“Staff and leadership have received numerous complaints from base personnel and community members about the safety and
  • Recite, repeat, believe: I will not die by my own hand

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, so for this year’s Wingman Day, the 21st Space Wing on Peterson Air Force Base will host Kevin Hines as the guest speaker Friday, May 17, 2019. Hines has been a mental health and suicide prevention advocate for almost 20 years. His work with the U.S. military stretches back to 2008, and he’s since received over 30 military excellence medals as a civilian and was recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • MAFFS Loadmaster: 15 years, two systems, still going

    It can feel intense using the MAFFS when flying 150 feet off the ground near a wildfire stretching over thousands of acres. When the co-pilot presses the button to release the 3,000 gallons of retardant Jason is sitting next to, it’s his job to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Thankfully, he helped write the book on it.
  • Civil Engineer reservists get mission ready

    Approximately 60 reservists from 302nd Civil Engineer Squadron, spent four days honing their readiness skills at the Field Engineering Readiness Laboratory, here, May 2-5, during an extended unit training assembly.
  • 39th APS honors their fallen

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 39th Aerial Port Squadron conducted their 5th annual Port Dawg Memorial Run here, May 4.
  • 302nd Airlift Wing hosting annual aerial firefighting training

    About 300 people from the Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies are scheduled Monday to begin a weeklong aerial wildland firefighting training and certification hosted by the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, here.
  • 302nd leaders provide guidance during speed mentoring session

    There is never one clear path to take when it comes to a person’s career. However, good mentorship can help Airmen develop and move toward their goals. Members of the 302nd Airlift Wing had an opportunity to receive guidance and advice from wing leaders during a speed mentoring session at the Peterson Air Force Base Argon Dining Facility today.
  • May enlisted promotions

    The names of enlisted 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force reservists who earned a promotion in rank during the month of May can now be seen on the wing's website promotions page. Click here to see who was promoted this month.
  • 39th APS delivers at the Port Dawg Challenge

    This year, the 39th Aerial Port Squadron placed in the top three for two competitions in the largest biennial Port Dawg Challenge here, April 23-26. For the first time ever, the three-day event brought together 26 aerial port squadrons from across the Air Force Reserve Command, Air National Guard, active duty Air Force and the British Royal Air
  • Snapshot of a defender

    Reservists have a personal responsibility to perform their jobs at the same level of proficiency as their active duty counterparts, which can be a challenge. Thankfully, the Air Force Reserve employs experienced full-time reservists like Tech. Sgt. Carlos Gonzalez to meet that challenge.
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