• Air Force Surgeon General visits Front Range

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, visits with 21st Medical Group leadership at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 1, 2019. The visit started with a mission briefing and was then followed by a tour of the facilities, where Hogg was able to meet Airmen and ask them about

  • The mountain’s medical team

    When you wake up on a work day and you’re not feeling too great, it’s pretty easy to walk into the base military treatment facility to get yourself taken care of. However, when you hold a position that puts you at a minimum of 30 minutes away from an MTF, that can provide a bit of a challenge.Tech.

  • DHA to provide integrated health and readiness

    Beginning Oct. 1, all medical treatment facilities in the continental United States across all branches of the military will integrate under the Defense Health Agency. Under this new umbrella, the 21st Medical Group will support DHA’s four-part aim of improved readiness, better health, better care

  • Peterson Airmen save life

    In the beginning of August, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein ordered all wings to stand down for a day and focus on resiliency and suicide prevention due to the alarming increase of suicide rates in the U.S. Air Force in 2019.

  • Area Dental Laboratory aims for 100 percent lab tech certification

    Dental readiness is an important aspect of keeping the Air Force fit to fight. Despite this, the dental lab technicians responsible for ensuring your readiness are not required by the Air Force to hold a certification from the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.

  • Peterson Airmen save child's life

    A mother reunites with members of the 21st medical group who saved her son's life during a routine check-up at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 20, 2018. The mother wanted to thank the team in person and spread awareness of the outstanding medical staff.

  • Baby’s diagnosis inspires cause

    Life went as expected for Kortni Kulikowski during all nine months of her pregnancy, and when her daughter, Kambri, was born in 2017, she was a healthy 9-pound, 21-inch baby. Everything seemed fine until she and her husband saw their daughter for the first time.

  • How the human body reacts while running

    Do you ever wonder how your body physiologically responds to an exercise such as running? In order for our muscles, cells and organs to work properly our blood must first carry oxygen and nutrients to them. During intense physical activity, the body’s blood flows to our larger muscle groups, which

  • Peterson Airman’s tragic loss exemplifies resiliency

    After getting orders to South Korea, Tech. Sgt. Billy Gazzaway was missing his family, as anyone would. Far away from them, he received the horrible news that his 4-year-old son, who had already been diagnosed, treated and was in remission for leukemia, had relapsed.