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Peterson space wing gets Moorman award

Published: May 7, 2014, 12:26 pm, by Tom Roeder

21st space wingPeterson Air Force Base’s 21st Space Wing was recently honored with the Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, Jr. Award for Air Force Space Command’s Best Operational Wing.
To win the honor, the wing had to beat out units at Schriever and Buckley Air Force bases as well as wings in Florida and California.
“This award is a testament to our entire incredible team — active duty, Reserve, Guard, civilian and contractor — all working tirelessly day in and day out to achieve excellence,” Col. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, said in a statement.
Space Command boss Gen. William Shelton cited the Peterson unit’s “superb professionalism and dedication to (Space Command’s) highest standard of excellence.”
“This award signifies the dedication and hard work of the men and women of the 21st Space Wing across all mission areas,” Lt. Col. Robert Hutt, 21st Operations Support Squadron commander said in a statement.