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

Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

By Lt. Col. Joel Lane  Colorado Springs Regional Command Post PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Earth Day is April 22, 2017. On that day, we will celebrate the earth and our beautiful surroundings in our great outdoor playground, Colorado. Every year, we find new ways to restore the earth’s beauty and preserve its natural… Continue Reading Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  In the early 1990s a young second lieutenant stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, with a pregnant wife, faced a family emergency requiring immediate action. His grandmother died in California, but his budget was not prepared… Continue Reading Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

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