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Peterson AFB remembers prisoners, missing in action (Photo) - 09/14/18

The Peterson Air Force Base community remembers those missing in action and held prisoner of war during a week-long series of events here.

The week includes a remembrance ceremony at 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Peterson chapel. The first guest speaker is retired Army Master Sgt. Edwin Beck, a former gunner with the 106th Infantry Division, 422nd Regiment, held POW during World War II.

The second speaker is Elaine Mosburg, widow of Army Capt. Henry Lee Mosburg. Mosburg was a helicopter pilot with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company who went missing in 1966 when his helicopter crashed in Vietnam.

Other events during the week include a flag raising ceremony, a retreat ceremony and a 24-hour run.

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Peterson hosts retiree, spouse information day - 09/10/18

Peterson Air Force Base will host Retiree/Spouse Information Day at 8 a.m. Sept. 15 at The Club, 260 Glasgow Ave.

Retiree Information Day is an annual event hosted by various military installations in the Pikes Peak region for more than 40,000 military retirees and surviving spouses in Southern Colorado.

Briefings will be given on topics including the Pikes Peak National Cemetery, TRICARE, budget and legislative issues that impact retirees, Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program, and the impact of legalization of marijuana on military retirees. Information booths for many on-base and off-base organizations will be available.

Medics from Fort Carson, the U.S. Air Force Academy and Peterson AFB will provide medical wellness checks to retirees. 

For more information or questions about Retiree Information Day, go to or call the Retiree Activities Office at 719-556-7153.