1 SOPS celebrates 25th Anniversary
By Staff Sgt. Wes Wright 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 1st Space Operations Squadron marked its 25th Anniversary during a celebration at The Mining Exchange in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Friday. Several former 1 SOPS commanders attended the jam-packed event and included guest speaker Maj. Gen. Burke E. Wilson,... Read more
This week Staff, Family Tour cancelled The quarterly Staff and Family tour has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Be on the lookout for future announcements for the next tour. Military Retirees Activities office holds monthly luncheon The Military Retiree Activities office holds a luncheon at noon the second... Read more
By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Parents looking for childcare on Schriever Air Force Base will soon have a faster way to find and request the care they need. The Department of Defense is rolling out a new website, www.militarychildcare.com, and the site will be available for... Read more
As good as it gets
By Airman William Tracy 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Growing up in rural Maine was a unique, and in many ways, insulated experience. While the sun rises first on its shorelines, trends and cultural fads really do seem to reach the easternmost continental state last. I swear, people are... Read more
Operation Christmas Drop begins at Guam
By Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson 36th Wing Public Affairs ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam  —  Military members from the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy, with international support from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force are joining forces to airdrop and deliver donated toys,... Read more
By Lt. Col. Timothy Purcell 50th Operations Support Squadron commander Think about things that caused you concern, anxiety or frustration last week. Perhaps your utility bill was higher than expected, your kids misbehaved, your boss was upset because you missed a deadline, your performance report wasn’t as strong as... Read more
Festival shares holiday cheer
By 1st Lt. Darren Domingo 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Waves of Schriever families and personnel found a winter wonderland waiting for them here Dec. 3 during the 2016 Candy Land Children’s Holiday Fest. The 50th Force Support Squadron held the free event at the base fitness center, drawing... Read more
Opinicus Vista 16-3 concludes
By Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Team Schriever responded to readiness and active-shooter scenarios during Opinicus Visita 16-3, Oct. 10-13, as part of a base-wide exercise. The 50th Space Wing Inspector General office coordinated with wing inspection teams to challenge and evaluate units’ response actions.... Read more
Schriever FD visits Ellicott schools
By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs ELLICOTT, Colo.  —  Ellicott and Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department members explained the importance of having an evacuation plan and using senses to escape a fire during an assembly at Ellicott Elementary School Monday. “Many of the children who live... Read more
4 SOPS mobile team takes flight
By 2nd Lt. Darren Domingo 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Hans Houser was just finishing laundry and getting ready for bed when he received a late-night call. “Exercise, exercise, exercise, this is a recall for all mobile members, report to the DOM Bay,” the person on the... Read more