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AFSPC Public Affairs

150 Vandenberg St., Ste 1105
Peterson AFB, CO 80914-4500
DSN:  692-3731
Commercial:  719-554-3731

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Air Force to institute new method to protect PII Air Force to institute new method to protect PII
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo FYI: Blended Retirement System
One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years took effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS. Nearly 1.6 million current service members have the option to remain in the current legacy “high-3” retirement system or to choose the BRS. Opt-in eligible service members have a year to make their retirement system election. The open period for the majority of service members is from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018.
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2018
Two boosters from SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket approach Landing Zones 1 and 2, located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. on Feb. 6, 2018. The rocket, which lifted off from the historic launchpad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, is now the most powerful launch vehicle in operation anywhere in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zoe Thacker) Falcon Heavy successfully launches
On Tuesday, Feb. 6th at 3:45 PM ET, Falcon Heavy successfully lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Falcon Heavy is the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two, with the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb) -- a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with
0 2/07
2018
527th SAS: Preparing warfighters now, into the future 527th SAS: Preparing warfighters now, into the future
On the far southwest end of Schriever Air Force Base is an operations warehouse known as ‘the Barn,’ where members replicate live GPS and satellite communication electronic attacks for training service members across the world.
0 2/07
2018
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Adena Broxton, Colorado Springs Regional Command Post emergency actions controller, demonstrates answering calls and documenting at the CSRCP on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Emergency actions controllers take phone calls throughout their shift and relay the information to the five wing commanders and three installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Audrey Jensen) Keeping you in the loop one message at a time
Sending an alert text message to Airmen every 15 minutes during an emergency situation is one very small piece of the equation that makes up what is the Colorado Springs Regional Command Post, which is located at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
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2018
A news clipping from 1945 shows Roy Baumgartner and his five brothers in uniform during World War II, a nostalgic comparison to Roy's six grandsons shown beneath the clipping at Roy's funeral in June, 2017. Meet the 'Baum Squad' - Brothers in Arms
The term ‘Brothers in Arms’ stems from a long-time comradery between service members as they face adversity together and learn to rely on each other like family. For the Baumgartner brothers, that phrase has taken on a more literal meaning that spans three separate generations.
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2018
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – An aerial view of the Peterson Air and Space Museum. From its origin as the first passenger terminal and hangar for the original Colorado Springs airport more than seven decades ago, the Peterson Air and Space Museum has become a repository for the Air Force and the city's heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo) Top 10 Facts about Peterson You May Not Know
From indoor rock climbing to a community garden, there’s more to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado than meets the eye. Whether you’ve been stationed here for a couple years, are brand new or still on your way, here are our top 10 facts about Peterson AFB you may not know.
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2018
A rare super blue blood moon sets in the western sky this morning at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, Jan. 31, 2018. This lunar event hasn't happened since 1866. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Tyler Woodward) Once in a super blue blood moon
Super blue blood moon. The name sounds like something from a science fantasy story, but North America had the best view of this lunar event on Jan. 31, 2018. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), it is the rare combination of three different lunar events. So rare, the last one occurred in 1866.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond (right), commander of Air Force Space Command, welcomes Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan (left) to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 5, 2018.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim) Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Space Command, National Space Defense Center
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan visited the National Space Defense Center and Air Force Space Command units here on Feb. 5 to discuss military space operations with DoD, National Reconnaissance Office and AFSPC leaders and to receive mission and training updates.
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2018
Schriever Airmen give back in a big way Schriever Airmen give back in a big way
Thirty-five Airmen from the 50th Operations Support Squadron sorted 11,500 pounds of food destined for needy families at Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado Jan. 29. While Schriever Airmen giving back to the local community is common, groups of this size are uniquely appreciated by the food bank.
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