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  1. "This is a job that takes all you got:" Wright-Patterson welcomes new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... the world, was a detachment commander at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., before taking on his new job. Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, who presided over the ceremony, said the Air Force had picked ...

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  2. Trump Announces 'Space Force.' Now What?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    ... the military's space efforts are handled by the Air Force - specifically Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. - and it has been the air service that has fought hardest against the idea. It wasn't even clear whether the new ...

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  3. Trump call for 'Space Force' rehashing of an old idea, UNL professor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Air Force Base in California, and the Air Force Space Command, which has been based out of Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado since it was activated in 1982. A STRATCOM spokeswoman said the command utilizes its space operations to improve worldwide ...

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  4. What Trump's Space Force Announcement MeansRead the original story

    Yesterday | Government Executive

    ... the military's space efforts are handled by the Air Force - specifically Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. - and it has been the air service that has fought hardest against the idea. It wasn't even clear whether the new ...

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  5. Trump calls for military to create space forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... expansion of the Space Command, which currently employs about 36,000 people and is headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado. It would not affect NASA or the government's intelligence operations in space. The goal is to protect the ...

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  6. Armed services committees caught off guard by Trump's Space Force orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Examiner

    ... Lamborn's district covers Colorado Springs, where the Air Force Space Command is headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base. The Air Force has three of its five space wings located in the state. "Colorado already has a heavy presence of military space ...

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  7. MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Gazette

    ... in the region. On Monday, Fort Carson's 4th Combat Aviation Brigade boarded transport jets at Peterson Air Force Base for transatlantic flight to join the training regimen in the coming months. The part-time troops drill just one weekend a month and ...

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  8. Sugarloaf residents put on notice by fire district, health officials for contaminated waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | LongmontFYI

    ... to the use of a firefighting foam known as AFFF, or aqueous film forming foam, once used at nearby Peterson Air Force Base. That foam, known to firefighters as a "Class B firefighting foam," was used by Sugarloaf from 1992 to 1997, according to ...

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  9. Outgoing Wright AFB commander says base, communities must work together for clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... P. Sherman, a six-time military commander with expertise in base security and currently stationed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., has been selected as successor. "The focus I've had here from a leadership perspective is the concept of respect, ...

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  10. Guest Editorial: Military takes on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... seawall have caused $47 million in repairs. In 2012, the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado threatened Peterson Air Force Base and the Air Force Academy, and it cost over $16 million to fight. Climate chaos was on full display on Jan. 2 of this year when ...

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  11. Flag Officer AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... U.S. Northern Command; and vice commander, U.S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Dumont is currently serving as vice director, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Navy Rear ...

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  12. Fountain Utilities will soon open a new water treatment facility...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    Fountain Utilities will soon open a new water treatment facility designed to include groundwater into the city's drinking water. Nearly a year ago, the Air Force confirmed it found perfluorinated compounds in the foam used by Peterson Air Force Base.

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  13. VIDEO: A 'whole new world' for Air Force's Michael Christiansen at Warrior Games | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Gazette

    Master Sgt. Michael Christiansen is a protocol office superintendent at Peterson Air Force Base's 21st Space Wing.

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  14. Contamination of Fountain Creek needs transparency from EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Denver Post

    ... larger perfluorinated chemical family; these two chemicals are the tip of the toxic water iceberg. Peterson Air Force Base has admitted to dumping thousands of gallons of these toxic cancer-causing contaminants into Fountain Creek. The problem goes ...

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  15. Peterson Air Force Base loses jobs as cyber role movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Denver Post

    The Air Force is cutting 72 jobs from its base in Colorado Springs as the service's computer warfare efforts will no longer be overseen by the Air Force Space Command. The Gazette reports the Air Force announced the job cuts Thursday as it moves the cyber component from Peterson Air Force Base to Virginia for it to become part of Air Combat Command.

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  16. Peterson jobs lost in move of cyber operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Seventy-two jobs at Peterson Air Force Base will leave as a result of a move of the air base's cyber warfare unit from Colorado Springs to Virginia.

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  17. Fountain resumes drawing from contaminated aquifer, but some residents wary of filtered water | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | The Gazette

    ... The aquifer is saturated with toxic chemicals linked to a firefighting foam used for decades at Peterson Air Force Base. The chemicals also have been used in carpet cleaners, fast-food wrappers and other household items. Even with the filters up and ...

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  18. 72 jobs cut at Peterson after Air Force Space command stripped of computer warfare role | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | The Gazette

    Photos of U.S. Space Command and Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base shot on Tuesday, 5-8-01. Peterson Air Force Base will lose 72 airmen and civilians after Air Force Space Command was stripped of its role overseeing the service's computer warfare efforts.

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  19. General Officer AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide a lethal Joint Force to defend the security of our country ...

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  20. Canada as a national security threat to the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | The Hill

    ... officer who happens to be deputy commander of the North American Aerospace Command, located at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with Cheyenne Mountain as its alternate command center. St-Amand and his fellow Canadian military ...

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