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  • 20th Space Control Squadron, Detachment 1

    20th Space Control Squadron, Detachment 1, operates the Air Force Space Surveillance System, which is comprised of the Alternate Space Control Center and Air Force Fence headquartered in Dahlgren, Va. The Air Force Fence currently consists of three transmitters and six receivers located along the 33rd parallel in the United States. MISSION The
  • 76th Space Control Squadron

    The 76th Space Control Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo., provides combat space superiority effects to the Commander, Joint Forces Component Command - Space and theater Combatant Commanders. THE 76th SPCS ...· Operates and maintains the Counter Communications System· Deploys globally to conduct mobile and transportable space superiority operations as
  • Det 3, 21st Operations Group

    Detachment 3, 21st OPERATIONS GROUP Maui, Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) Detachment 3, 21st Operations Group is a dedicated space surveillance unit in the state of Hawaii, on the island of Maui, approximately 100 miles southeast of Hickam Air Force Base (AFB) on the island of Oahu. The detachment operates at the Maui
  • Det 1 21st Operations Group

    Detachment 1, 21st Operations Group is a dedicated space surveillance unit in the northwest corner of the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range, approximately 30 miles southeast of the town of Socorro, N.M. The detachment was the first operational site in the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance system. MISSION The primary mission
  • Free Tutoring Now Available

    The Department of Defense is now offering unlimited access to certified,professional tutors 24/7 through partnership with Tutors.com. Theservices provided are available to all active duty Service Members andtheir dependents. Homework help and study guidance are available forall those returning to school or for their spouses/children.
  • Peterson Spouses Club

    The Peterson Spouses' club welcomes spouses of active-duty, Guard, Reserve and retired military members from the communities of Peterson SFB (including all tenant organizations), Schriever SFB and Cheyenne Mountain SFS.  We are an inclusive club-spouses of all ranks and all military branches (including foreign military member assigned to this area)
  • Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes

    Talk, Listen, Connect:  Deployments, Homecomings, Changes is a new Sesame Street bilingual, multimedia outreach program designed to help support military families with young children experiencing deployments and multiple deployments or when a parent returns home injured.Kits include:- Two Sesame Street DVDS- A Parent/Caregiver Magazine- A
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  • These Boots

    These Boots - A spouse's guide to stepping up and standing tall during deployment.Stand tall during your spouse's deployment and learn ways to:- Communicate well with your deployed spouse- Help your children deal with the separation- Draw on the resources available to military familiesHandle a deployment with confidence!To order your FREE CD,
  • Airport Passes for Departures and Arrivals

    Family members may now escort their loved one who is deploying to their gate at the airport.  This also works when the deployed member is returning home.  Family members need go to the airline desk that the service member is flying on and request a pass to the gate.  Some airlines may ask for a copy of the deployment orders.You will need the pass

Pave PAWS Radar

PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) Radars are maintained by the U.S. Space Force. These radars are capable of detecting Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) attacks and conducting general space surveillance and satellite tracking. PAVE is a military program identification code. Read full Pave PAWS factsheet Click here for more information.



The AN/FPS-85 Phased Array Space Surveillance Radar provides space situational awareness for U.S. Strategic Command's space control mission area. It is one of 29 sensors that comprise the global Space Surveillance Network (SSN), and is the only phased array radar dedicated to space surveillance.



Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System, or GEODSS, plays a vital role in tracking deep space objects.
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