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Thunderbirds re-enlistment ceremony - 05/18/18

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron will hold a re-enlistment ceremony at 10:15 a.m. May 22 on the Peterson AFB flightline. Airmen who choose to re-enlist during the ceremony will be read the oath of enlistment by one of the Thunderbirds team.

The Thunderbirds will fly over the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony May 23. The team is based out of Nellis AFB, Nevada, and fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon jet.

Peterson Holds Emergency Response Exercise - 05/11/18

Peterson Air Force Base members will conduct emergency response exercises May 14-18 as part of the 21st Space Wing’s continued commitment to ensure base readiness. These exercises may cause delays at the gates. There will be some traffic disruption and potentially some temporary delays in services in the areas where exercise scenarios are taking place. 

Officials here request patience from mission partners and community members during these dates. The exercises are vital training tools that ensure emergency response forces are able to effectively respond to unplanned crisis events.

 

Snowbirds Take Flight Over Colorado Springs - 05/07/18

The Snowbirds from the Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron will make a Colorado Springs appearance May 11-12, as part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command 60th anniversary celebration.

The Snowbirds will fly over Peterson AFB at about 2:30 p.m. May 11 and 10:40 a.m. May 12. The team will also fly over Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station at about 3:30 p.m. May 11. Increased noise will be heard during these times.

The Snowbirds fly CT-114 Tutor jets, and are based in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.