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AFSPC Public Affairs

150 Vandenberg St., Ste 1105
Peterson AFB, CO 80914-4500
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PETERSON AFB, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Schameka White, All-Air Force left fielder, gets ready to rip a line drive down the third baseline in the first game of the inter-service championship series against Army here Aug. 24. White went 3-5 in the first game and was featured on an ESPN segment during the series. All-Air Force lost the first game against Army 16-14, but came back to win 20-15 in the championship game hosted by the 21st Space Wing Friday. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Gilreath) Armed Forces women move battlefield to diamond
From Aug. 24 through Friday, a capacity crowd of Team Pete members gathered at the base softball fields, rallying for their "home" team. Four all-service teams met on the diamonds to vie for the Armed Forces Women's Softball Championship title in the three-day tournament. Women serving in the Armed Forces gathered at their respective
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Default Air Force Logo 2005 CFC campaign underway
"Today we kick off our very important work." With these words, Maj. Leann Darby, local federal coordinating committee representative, started the day's events at the Pikes Peak Region 2005 Combined Federal Campaign kickoff here Tuesday. The event featured speakers from local Air Force bases and post offices. Major Darby introduced the official
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MINOT AFB, N.D. – Capt. David Fink, 54th Helicopter Flight pilot, adjusts his helmet strap in a UH-1N "Huey" helicopter in preparation for takeoff here Sept. 2. Captain Fink, Maj. Brian McGraw, 54th HF pilot, (background) and two others departed for Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., to assist in Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. The base, thus far, is sending 13 people and 1 helicopter from the 54th Helicopter Flight to aid the recovery. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) 54th HF supports JTF Katrina
Four 54th Helicopter Flight Airmen and one UH-1N "Huey" helicopter departed here Sept. 2 for Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., to assist in Hurricane Katrina disaster response. The crew, comprised of two pilots, a flight engineer and contract maintenance crew chief will stage from the Mississippi base and aid efforts throughout the southeastern
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COLUMBUS AFB, Miss. - One of six UH-1N helicopters has arrived today from F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo., Minot AFB, N.D., Malmstrom AFB, Mont., and Vandenberg AFB, Calif. Air Force Space Command Supports Katrina Relief Operations
An Air Force Reserve C-130 arrived late Friday night to bring an 11 member advance team (ADVON) to coordinate the arrival, bed-down and missions for six UH-1N helicopters. The helicopters will begin arriving today from F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo., Minot AFB, N.D. Malmstrom AFB, Mont and Vandenberg AFB, Calif. The helicopter missions will be assigned to
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BUCKLEY AFB, Colo. – Passengers from New Orleans are assisted off an aircraft and directed to buses here today. Evacuees were transported to lodging facilities at the former Lowry AFB, Colo. where they were processed to receive food and shelter. Emergency medical teams, base Security Forces members and Aurora police were also among those called out to support the reception of 125 evacuees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anika K Williams) Buckley welcomes Katrina evacuees to dry ground
A cooperative effort between Buckley Air Force Base units and local, state and national government and relief agency authorities brought planes carrying Hurricane Katrina evacuees to the base today. The evacuees are being housed at the former Lowry Air Force Base. The first plane arrived at 10 a.m. with 125 passengers. Additional flights are
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From left: Capts. Jeff C. Owens and Craig A. Thorstenson, combat planners; Col. Jay G. Santee, 1st Air Force director of space forces; and Maj. Paul A. Olah, joint area operations planner meet with Col. Kathy Watts, 1st Aerospace Expeditionary Task Force-Katrina Operation intelligence director. All are part of the military force supporting Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. (Air Force photo coutesy of 1st Air Force Public Affairs)  


 
AFSPC personnel, space effects support recovery efforts
The magnitude of devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina may take months to realize. What is known is that help is needed and it's needed fast. Air Force Space Command is doing its part and doing so quickly. Examples of this expeditious effort lie with some of the command's deployed officers. Col. Jay Santee, current 21st Space Wing vice
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COLUMBUS AFB, Miss. – Tech. Sgt James Heath, a UH-1N flight engineer, assigned to the 620th Air Expeditionary Squadron, computes the total weight of his aircraft in order to know how long their fuel will last. His mission is to provide rescue, recovery and relief support for the Hurricane Katrina displaced Americans. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Molly A. Gilliam) AFSPC helos, crews support JTF Katrina

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THULE AB, Greenland – Maj. Steve Gibson, 12th Space Warning Squadron director of operations, explains an intercontinental ballistic missile launch training simulation performed by Tech. Sgt. Ezra Dack, 12th SWS space console operator, for Soren Gade, Defense Minister of Denmark, here Aug. 31. Mr. Gade and a delegation of policy makers from Copenhagen toured key locations at Thule as part of an orientation of the Arctic base’s multi-national community, which includes people form the United States, Denmark, Greenland and Canada. Danish Defense Minister visits Team Thule
A delegation of top Danish Ministry of Defense officials visited here Aug. 31 as part of an orientation of the multi-national Team Thule community and facilities. Soren Gade, the Defense Minister of Denmark, toured the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, the Air Force Satellite Control Network tracking station and other sites, which are
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VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. – Sean Glaser, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron captain at fire station No. 2, calls in the status of a brush fire containment here. The captain was recently named Department of Defense Civilian Firefighter of the Year. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Matt Reed) Vandenberg firefighter earns DoD-level award
A Vandenberg firefighter was recently named Department of Defense Civilian Firefighter of the Year at the annual Department of Defense and Federal Fire and Emergency Services Training Conference in Denver, Colo. Sean Glaser, 30th Civil Engineer squadron captain at fire station No. 2, received the award for his role in responding to more than 1,000
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COLUMBUS AFB, Miss. – Several Air Force Space Command UH-1N helicopters and crews have deployed here in support of JTF Katrina. Crews, as part of the 620th Air Expeditionary Squadron, provide search, recovery and relief for displaced persons. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Molly A. Gilliam) 1st ever AFSPC helicopter deployment aids Hurricane Katrina relief efforts
Air Force Space Command deployed eight helicopters and their crews to Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., to aid in hurricane relief efforts starting Sept. 2. This is the first time the command has assigned the resources outside of their normal area of operations. "The helicopters assigned to 20th Air Force are primarily dedicated to providing security
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