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2010-08-18 17:27:00

Peterson Air Force Base location marks eight years of service to community COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO-05), praised the work of the AbilityOne Program and the Envision Xpress Base Supply Center (BSC) in a letter of recognition presented at a 15th anniversary celebration at Peterson Air Force Base. The Envision Xpress BSC employs people who are blind or disabled who support the mission of airmen and women...

2009-12-22 11:38:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced that it is partnering with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in Colorado Springs, Colo., to help track Santa Claus as he delivers toys to girls and boys around the world on Christmas Eve. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) NORAD has been tracking...

2009-12-16 06:00:00

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Where in the world is Santa Claus? That's a question millions of children ask on Christmas Eve. On the big night, the answer will be only a toll-free call away. Verizon Business again is teaming with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to provide a special free hotline for children and their parents to speak with a volunteer at the famed military center. Starting Dec. 24 at 2 a.m. Mountain time through 3 a.m....

2009-09-09 10:08:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to install and manage data, Internet and voice services at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) tw telecom won the five-year contract, valued at $1.4 million, through...

2008-12-02 16:25:19

The U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command says it is again preparing to track Santa Claus live from Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado. NORAD officials said Tuesday they had activated their Santa Web site, Noradsanta.org, and will update it daily until Christmas Eve, when they will start tracking Santa with live video feeds. The Web site, designed by Booz Allen Hamilton, allows Santa's fans to get up-to-the-minute reports and streaming videos from key stops on the jolly elf's trip...


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2010-11-17 14:54:00

Donald Peterson is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He was born Donald Herod Peterson on October 22, 1933 in Winona, Mississippi. He graduated from Winona High School and went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1955. He is also a graduate of the Aerospace Research Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California where he completed his training. His first...

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