PETERSON AFB
Colorado Springs, CO 80914, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Welcome

WELCOME TO TEAM PETE Welcome to Peterson Air Force Base (AFB) and the 21st Space Wing (SW)! You are now a member of “Team Pete,” home of 53 mission partners supported on Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, including North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.S. Northern Command, Air

History

  First Lt. Edward J. Peterson was born in 1917 in Berthoud, Colorado. His family moved to Englewood, Colorado, in 1931 and he attended public schools there. He graduated from Denver University in 1940 with a Master of Arts degree in communications. He enlisted in the U.S. Army’s Aviation Cadet

Arrival

GETTING HERE Directions from airport: The Colorado Springs Airport is south of Peterson AFB. Following the road exiting the airport, turn right on Powers Boulevard. Stay on Powers approximately 6 miles. Turn right at the Airport Road intersection. Turn right at the next light. This is the access road to

21st Space Wing

  The 21st Space Wing (SW) is the Air Force’s only organization providing missile warning, missile defense, space situational awareness and space control operations to unified commanders and combat forces worldwide. The wing provides missile warning and space situational awareness data to U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and North American Aerospace

Mission Partners

  The 21st Space Wing hosts more than 50 mission partners at Peterson Air Force Base, providing base security, communications and logistical support and numerous other services.

Local Communities and Attractions

  A GOOD NEIGHBOR The Peterson community extends beyond the gates. It travels throughout our surrounding strong communities and permeates the fabrics of our neighborhoods. Peterson members pride themselves as strong supporters of the community they share their lives with and strive to promote citizenship through example. Military installations account
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