Onizuka AFB

Onizuka AFB

From 1991 to 1996, I was stationed at Onizuka AFB or the Blue Cube as we called. It was a tiny base with a really big role in the US space program. My job at the Blue Cube was as Satellite Systems Operator. Although my unit changed names and commands over the years, I...
Challenges met — sorta

Challenges met — sorta

Well, I did it! In June, I did the Spartan Beast AND, a week later, the Denver Century Ride. Both were challenging and tested my strength, cardio, endurance and mental toughness. I won’t fill your time with details, but I did include a couple of pictures below....
Challenges ahead

Challenges ahead

On June 13th, I’ll attempt to do the Spartan Race Beast — a 13 mile run with 30 obstacles thrown in. A week later, I’ll take part in my ninth century ride. These are two big challenges, but they don’t compare to the challenge of finding a cure...
About Patrick

About Patrick

Patrick Anderson has had a long commitment to civic duty and service. For ten years, he served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in California, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Patrick earned a U.S. Air Force Achievement Medal for his contribution as a...