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**Peterson has two
telephone prefixes. They are: (719) 556-XXXX (replace XXXX with base extension)
and (719) 554-XXXX (replace XXXX with base extension). The DSN prefix
for numbers with a 556 exchange is 834 and for numbers with 554
exchange is 692.
units at Peterson are collectively called Team Pete.
**Peterson AFB was
established in 1942 at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport as the
Colorado Springs Army Air Base.
**Base speed limit is 30
mph, unless otherwise posted. The speed limit in base housing is
**Vehicles must be
registered with the base within 72 hours of arrival, by visiting the Visitor Center in
Bldg 1820. Be prepared to show your proof of insurance,
registration, and driver's license.
**Only the West Gate is
open 24 hours.
**Sponsors can secure a
General Delivery box by presenting a copy of newcomer's orders to the
Postal Service Center. This is the forwarding address for those
without a permanent address:
Your rank/ name
Peterson AFB, CO 80914
Be sure to stop in the post office to pick
up your mail when you arrive.
**Those residing in the dorms or TLF must
register and leave their firearms at the Armory (Bldg 1376). Base
housing residents do not need to register with the Armory.
**The base has broadcasting system called
the Giant Voice which broadcasts reveille and retreat as well as
pertinent weather warnings.
**Should there be base delays due to
snow, the information will be updated by 5:30 am on the Peterson Snow
Info Line (79.556.SNOW)