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Retiree Appreciation Day slated at Peterson SFB - 09/20/23

The 2023 All Services Military Retiree/Spouse Appreciation Day is Sept. 23 from 7:30 a.m.-noon at the Peterson Space Force Base Hub. With about 45,000 military retirees and their spouses residing in the area, the event provides important updates and services to the attendees.

There will be guest speakers and information tables throughout the morning. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. with a light breakfast served, and opening remarks at 8 a.m. Guest speakers include the Pikes Peak National Cemetery (8:30 a.m.), TRICARE (9:15 a.m.), Veterans Affairs (10 a.m.), BENEFEDS (10:45 a.m.), and Mount Carmel Veterans Center (11:30 a.m.). 

The COVID booster will be available, and wellness checks by the 21st Medical Group including optometry, mental health, blood pressure screenings and more. A blood drive by Vitalant will also take place in the parking lot.

The Hub is located at 260 Glasgow Ave., Building 1013. The Peterson West Gate is closed and attendees should use the North or East gates. For more information, e-mail or call 719-556-7153.

Peterson SFB East Gate re-opens; West Gate closes for construction - 09/04/23

The Peterson Space Force Base East Gate on Marksheffel Road re-opens Sept. 12 following construction. The gate will resume its commercial vehicle inspection role.

The PSFB West Gate on Airport Road near Powers Boulevard will also close Sept. 12 for an eight-week construction project. During construction, the Visitor Control Center will remain open 7 a.m.-4 p.m. to issue passes. Hours at the North Gate will be 6 a.m.-6 p.m. daily for incoming traffic, and 6 a.m.-7 p.m. for outgoing traffic. The East Gate will be open 24/7 for base entry and exit.

Delays are expected at both the North and East gates during the construction period, especially during peak hours of 7-8:30 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. We appreciate drivers’ patience as this important work continues to maintain base security.

Fire training at Cheyenne Mountain SFS - 08/31/23

The Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station Fire Department is conducting fire training exercises from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 8 on the installation.

The training is routine and ensures emergency responders are prepared for a variety of incidents on and off the station in coordination with mutual aid partners.

Residents travelling on, or living near, the I-25 and Highway 115 corridors should not be alarmed if they see smoke or fire in the area. The fire training center on CMSFS has safety controls in place to ensure the area stays safe while providing an educational environment for the firefighters.

Fire danger levels will be monitored to ensure safe execution of the training.