Best Warriors face off for top honors

Best Warriors face off for top honors

By Carrie E. David U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Seven of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s top warriors faced off this week to determine who would be the command’s 2017 Best Warriors. The command’s regional winners descended on… Continue Reading Best Warriors face off for top honors

Secretary of the Air Force’s first visit emphasizes space, cyber

Secretary of the Air Force’s first visit emphasizes space, cyber

By 1st Lt. Christopher Merian Headquarters Air Force Space Command Public Affairs Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  — Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s first official trip included visits to Airmen at Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases this week. Her trip highlighted the importance of Air Force space and cyberspace missions. Wilson visited… Continue Reading Secretary of the Air Force’s first visit emphasizes space, cyber

Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

By Peter Holstein Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va.  —  During National Nurses and Technicians Week (May 6-12), the Air Force Medical Service is recognizing the unique contributions of Air Force nurses to the nation’s defense. Maj. Dino Quijano, a critical care nurse in the 779th Medical Operations Squadron based at Joint Base Andrews,… Continue Reading Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

By John Martin COBRA DANE Program Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Strategic Warning and Surveillance Systems Division released a request for proposal April 14 to continue radar operations and maintenance at Shemya, Alaska. The contract, valued at $511 million, will provide operations, maintenance, support and sustainment… Continue Reading Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

The Murph: Combining physical challenge, tribute

The Murph: Combining physical challenge, tribute

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs As Memorial Day approaches, Team Schriever members will again participate in an annual event combining physical fitness with a tribute to a fallen military member — The Murph. The Murph is an athletic competition named after U.S. Navy Lt. Michael Murphy, who created the workout. Murphy was… Continue Reading The Murph: Combining physical challenge, tribute

Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

By Peter Holstein Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va.  —  Mental health disorders are relatively common within civilian and military communities, but with early treatment, most mental health disorders can be effectively treated, and patients can return to mental wellness. While invisible wounds like post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are often associated… Continue Reading Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

I am SCHRIEVER: Asian-Pacific American heritage, family and food

I am SCHRIEVER: Asian-Pacific American heritage, family and food

By 2nd Lt. Scarlett Rodriguez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs 1st Lt. Ashley Newberry, 22nd Space Operations Squadron space operator, faces a challenge that not all Americans face; carrying on the traditions of her family while feeling she doesn’t fit the mold of a “full-blooded Taiwanese-Chinese” woman. “When I’m in Taiwan, I definitely don’t feel… Continue Reading I am SCHRIEVER: Asian-Pacific American heritage, family and food

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