Tech expo returns to Schriever

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs After a 12-year hiatus, the 50th Space Communications Squadron has partnered with National Conference Services, Inc. to bring a technology expo back to Schriever Air Force Base. “The last time we had a tech expo here was 2003,” said 2nd Lt. Christopher Babcock, 50 SCS. “We want […]

You’re under the wing

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs ACE-ing being a Wingman means asking someone how they are doing. It means listening to what they have to say. It also means knowing how to assist them by familiarizing yourself with available resources which can assist them. Every year, Air Force bases hold two […]

2, 19 SOPS accept SCA of satellite

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadrons accepted satellite control authority of GPS IIF-9 Satellite Vehicle Number-71 April 3 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. What appeared to some as another routine scene in the 2 SOPS conference room was really history in the making. […]

Griffin vs. Opinicus: Grudge Match

By Randy Saunders 50th Space Wing Historian Who would win a battle, the Griffin or the Opinicus? Maybe a more appropriate question is why does the wing have a Griffin mascot and an Opinicus as the main element of its emblem? The Griffin is an imaginary monster of heraldry, a medieval representation of an ancient […]

SAPR brings back mannequins for SAAPM

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Team Schriever members leaving the portals late at night might find themselves doing a double take during the month of April. That’s because the Schriever Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is bringing back the mannequins representing victims of sexual assault who are, or have been, stationed […]

New events planned for SAAPM

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Changes are coming to the annual events used to raise awareness about sexual assault, starting with the title of the annual observation. This year, April will be known as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. “Nationally, it’s still known as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but there’s a […]

Total force team

By Senior Airman Sean Mitchell 19th Space Operations Squadron After the successful launch of the U.S. Air Force’s latest GPS IIF satellite March 25, the work began to maneuver the space vehicle toward earth and begin providing position and timing signals to billions of people world-wide. Behind-the-scenes activity of operating satellites often goes unnoticed against […]

AFSPC integrates space to Red Flag 15-1

By Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes 50th Space Wing Public Affairs For the first time in Red Flag’s 40-year history, an Air Force Space Command contingent created and incorporated a Collateral Space Planning Cell into the exercise’s 15-1 iteration Jan. 26-Feb. 13 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Airmen from 50th, 21st and 460th Space […]

Spring Fling draws record attendance

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 14th annual Spring Fling, held March 28 at the Schriever Fitness Center, drew a record 1,750 attendees to the event. The 50th Force Support Squadron hosted the event for children and family members of Schriever personnel. “Spring Fling is just one opportunity to give back to […]

Joint combat communication creates realistic training

By Master Sgt. Patricia F. Moran and Staff Sgt. Darlene M. Seltmann 145th Public Affairs and 99th Public Affairs NEW LONDON, N.C.  —  “Train like we fight” and “do more with less” are mottos echoing the walls of countless conference rooms across the Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force daily  —  and for good […]