Operation Christmas Drop begins at Guam

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, clothes, food items and other necessities… Continue Reading Operation Christmas Drop begins at Guam

Avoiding not so ‘Great Expectations’

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 you hoped, a meeting ran over… Continue Reading Avoiding not so ‘Great Expectations’

Opinicus Vista 16-3 concludes

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. “The exercises showcase the capability of… Continue Reading Opinicus Vista 16-3 concludes

Schriever FD visits Ellicott schools

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 on base attend the school,” said… Continue Reading Schriever FD visits Ellicott schools

IM Football recap

IM Football recap

Intramural football standings as of Sept. 1: 1st Space Operations Squadron 6-0 3rd Space Operations Squadron 3-1 50th Security Forces Squadron 3-1 4th Space Operations Squadron 2-1 50th Civil Engineer Squadron 1-2 25th Space Range Squadron 1-3 The 50th Space Communications Squadron forfeited out of the league.

Nomination window open for 2017 Spirit of Hope Award

Nomination window open for 2017 Spirit of Hope Award

By Kat Bailey Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas —  Nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award will be accepted by the Air Force Personnel Center through Feb. 20. The award, named after comedian and actor Bob Hope, recognizes a military member, former military member, civilian or organization that… Continue Reading Nomination window open for 2017 Spirit of Hope Award

Schriever: A brief history

Schriever: A brief history

By Randolph J. Saunders 50th Space Wing Historian The history of Schriever Air Force Base began in September 1979, when Department of Defense officials approved plans for development of an installation to provide a second control node for support of existing, and planned, satellite constellations, and to house an operations support center for NASA space… Continue Reading Schriever: A brief history