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  • Two teams named Golden Knights for January

    The January Golden Knight award went to two organizations: the 13th and 213th Space Warning Squadron geographically separated unit staff assistance visit team, and the LeMay Preparation Team from the 21st Force Support Squadron.The 13th/213th SWS SAV team includes: Lt. Col. Aaron Bass, 21st Operations Group; Maj. Penny Haspil, 21st OG; Capt. Steve
  • Peterson AFB "writes women into history;" celebrates Women's History Month

    It's been more than 60 years since Staff Sgt. Esther Blake became the first woman in the Air Force. So eager was she to join, Sergeant Blake signed up in the first minute of the first day that Air Force duty was authorized for women, July 8, 1948.In that first year, 4,300 other women also joined the Air Force. Since then, women have been writing
  • Out of the history books, into the heart

    Tech. Sgt. Monique Killian must have passed in front of the F.W. Woolworth Co. store in Greensboro, N.C., dozens, if not hundreds of times, when she was a kid. She knew the location was significant in African American history. She had even heard family lore that "Mom was arrested for picketing or sitting," said Sergeant Killian, 21st Space Wing
  • African American Airmen make Air Force history

    There is no better way to celebrate African American History Month than to look at how the Air Force has benefited from the contributions of African American Airmen.One of the first African American pilots to make history was Eugene Jacques Bullard. In August 1917, 30 years before the Air Force became an individual branch of the U.S. military,
  • Airmen vie for chance to be named "Biggest Loser"

    No one likes to be called "loser." Unless, it is in reference to how much weight or body fat they have lost. For the first time, Peterson's Fitness and Sports Center fitness specialists are teaming with Health and Wellness Center exercise and nutrition specialists to bring Airmen and their families "The Biggest Loser" weight-loss challenge program.
  • Silent sentries named Golden Knights

    The December Golden Knight award winner is the Operation Silent Sentry team, for their efforts to transition combat operations out of a tent and into a permanent facility. The end result is improved safety and security of personnel and substantially better protection for sensitive electronic equipment, prolonging the life of the Air Force's only
  • Operation Julemand team takes Golden Knight award

    The November Golden Knight award winner is the Operation Julemand team at Thule Air Base.Operation Julemand, Danish for Christmas man, is an annual event. This year American, Danish and Canadian donations purchased more than 500 Christmas gifts, playground equipment and more for 250 local Greenlandic children in seven villages. The team also
  • Comptrollers, contracting share Golden Knight award

    The October Golden Knight award winner is for teamwork between the 21st Comptroller Squadron and the 21st Contracting Squadron.Their combined efforts provided for smooth execution of one of the largest fiscal year closeouts to date, valued at about $380 million for the 21st Space Wing and $1.3 billion for Team Pete. Quality of life purchases
  • New command chief 'ready to lead' 21st Space Wing's enlisted force

    When he is not at work, you might find Chief Master Sgt. Robert Sealey, 21st Space Wing command chief, writing songs, playing guitar, spending time outdoors with his wife of 22 years, Connie, and his children - Robby, 21, Jacob, 18, Whitney, 15 and Olivia, 11 - or someplace quiet where he can wet a fishing line.He likes all types of music but has a
  • Fifth chief master sergeant of the Air Force visits Vosler NCOA, gives 'Gaylor Spin'

    Airmen attending the Forrest L. Vosler Noncommissioned Officer's Academy received a pre-holiday treat when the fifth chief master sergeant of the Air Force visited the professional military education campus here Dec. 11.Chief Master Sgt. Robert Gaylor, 79, spoke to the approximately 130 students and NCOA staff and gave what he called the "Gaylor
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