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

Detachment 1 provides vital connection capabilities

Detachment 1 provides vital connection capabilities

By Airman William Tracy 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Far north – so far, the northern lights are south – sits Detachment 1 of the 23rd Space Operations Squadron, a remote unit nearly situated on top of the world in the ice fields of Thule Air Base, Greenland. As the northernmost U.S. armed forces installation,… Continue Reading Detachment 1 provides vital connection capabilities

AFSPC members provide Kids Against Hunger meals

AFSPC members provide Kids Against Hunger meals

By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs  Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station volunteers prepared 40,000 meals during a Kids Against Hunger event April 11. This marked the first time Schriever held a volunteer event of this kind. The mission of KAH, a humanitarian… Continue Reading AFSPC members provide Kids Against Hunger meals

WGS-9 satellite launches from Florida

WGS-9 satellite launches from Florida

By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 3rd Space Operations Squadron, along with various partners, witnessed the launch of the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM, which occurred March 18, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. WGS-9 will join eight other WGS satellites, marking another milestone in providing additional communications capabilities to both U.S. forces… Continue Reading WGS-9 satellite launches from Florida

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