50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses
By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The world of space is constantly expanding and changing, making it crucial for space operations Airmen to have the most current information as they work in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment. Weapon system qualification training was transferred... Read more
New CCC brings fresh perspective, goals
By Airman 1st Class William Tracy 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sgt. Jason Tiek, the 50th Space Wing’s new command chief, is ready to fulfill his role as the highest ranking enlisted person on base, introducing a new perspective based on the influence of mentors throughout his... Read more
Schriever hosts State of the Base
50th Space Wing Public Affairs Colorado Springs community leaders gathered at Schriever Air Force Base as part of State of the Base March 1. The event provided an opportunity for Schriever leaders to bolster partnerships with Colorado Springs, El Paso County and state civic and community leaders. Col. DeAnna... Read more
50 SW commander earns O’Malley award
By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, received the Gen. Jerome F. O’Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award during the Air Force Ball at The Broadmoor Friday. The award was established by the Lance P. Sijan... Read more
4 SOPS wins rematch, basketball championship
By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 4th Space Operations Squadron had a year to think about what happened in the 2016 intramural basketball championship game, when the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center’s defensive strategy held the potent 4 SOPS offense to just 37 points. This year,... Read more
22 SOPS hosts Cyberspace Operations Officer Luncheon
By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. — Schriever Air Force Base cyberspace officers gathered at the Satellite Dish Dining Facility for a Cyberspace Operations Officer Luncheon Feb. 15. The luncheon informed cyberspace officers about efforts to defend networks and mission... Read more
2, 19 SOPS celebrate GPS heritage
By Airman 1st Class William Tracy 50th Space Wing Public Affairs COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadrons held their third annual GPS Heritage Celebration, commemorating GPS’s impact to more than 3 billion users worldwide, at The Pinery at the Hill, Friday. “I’d like to... Read more
Happenings is what’s happening in the 50th Force Support Squadron in the next two weeks. Be sure to check back on the first and third Thursdays of the month for an up-to-date list. FSS at the Movies Tierra Vista Community Center/Building 300, 567-2525 The 50th Force Support Squadron invites... Read more
Schriever’s single Airmen blaze new trails, literally
By Staff Sgt. Wes Wright 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever Airmen took part in a free, five-hour guided snowmobile tour in Monarch, Colorado, as part of the 50th Force Support Squadron’s Single Airmen Initiative Friday. Participants began their journey over snow-covered trails in Monarch, stopping for lunch in... Read more
50 SW opens time capsule
By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 50th Space Wing celebrated the 25th anniversary of its assignment to Schriever with a time capsule ceremony in the atrium of Building 210 Jan. 30. “Fifteen years ago today, our predecessors buried a time capsule at the northwest corner of... Read more