Skydiver places 3rd, donates winnings

By Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Barreling to Earth from an airplane thousands of feet up in the air is a feat all its own. Now try landing a parachute a quarter the size of a standard chute at speeds approaching 90 miles per hour. Then add in a pond, […]

Schriever ops squadrons manage GPS constellation

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel It’s been a busy year for members of the 19th Space Operations Squadron. As operators of the GPS launch and early orbit, anomaly-resolution and disposal system, 19 SOPS members executed a historically high number of satellite launches (four), and disposed of a legacy GPS vehicle, all within the past 10 […]

Broncos stampede Schriever

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Members of Team Schriever were visited by Denver Broncos players, alumni, cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot along with USAA representatives here Nov. 18 as part of their Salute to Service Campaign. Schriever welcomed them with a tour of the base to demonstrate our space capabilities. […]

Enjoy life

Commentary by Maj. Justin Long 50th Force Support Squadron commander If you haven’t already figured it out, the men and women of Schriever Air Force Base are among the luckiest in the Air Force and arguably the world. We get the pleasure of living, working and playing in what I believe is the most amazing […]

Visit your friendly neighborhood pharmacy

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs From pain killers to blood pressure medication the Schriever Air Force Base pharmacy located in the clinic can fill almost all of your prescription needs. Have you visited them lately? “Come to the pharmacy and leave with a prescription and a smile,” said Tech. Sgt. Nicholas […]

50 SFS Airmen provide FAST deployment role

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Security forces Airmen deploy a lot. It’s part of the job. Many times, that means pulling the duty no one else wants, like providing security at uneventful places, or managing traffic prior to and after events. But sometimes, they pull duty that one can only envision in Air Force recruiting […]

Running with purpose

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs “I run for others who can’t.” This motto is what keeps 1st Lt. Charles M. Taylor, 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron, motivated every day to continue to physically and mentally challenge himself through running. Taylor’s goal is to run a tenth of what he has driven […]

Recycling pays off

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel It’s been a banner year for Schriever’s Qualified Recycling Program. Thanks to a remodeling project and a demolition, the QRP is set to more than triple last year’s revenue. Doug Chase, Schriever QRP manager reported that recycling revenue for 2014 will most likely top $40,000. “The most we’ve produced in […]

IDS implements community action plan

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Collect data, find areas that need improvement, then develop a plan to address those issues — that seems like a logical way to help improve the Airman experience. The process would be incomplete, however, if one simply stopped there. The finest plans quickly lose significance once they’re slipped inside a […]

Augmented reality games pose security threat

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Your smart phone can score you points. Simply find a landmark, snap a photo, open an application and post the photo there. The more landmark photos you post, the more points you earn for your team. And that’s not all. This increasingly popular game, known as Ingress, is fun. Players […]