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 […]

Ellicott schools superintendent visits housing residents

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Ellicott School District superintendent, Dr. Pat Cullen, conducted a question-and-answer session with housing residents March 10 at the Tierra Vista housing center. The event was spurred by residents’ requests for a meeting with school officials, according to Lisa Wise, TVC property manager. “This stemmed from our community […]

Boy becomes youngest honorary cadet

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Elijah Yeomans, a 3 year old, whose parents both work at Schriever Air Force Base, became the youngest Cadet for a Day March 6 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. According to the program, “Cadet for a Day” is a cadet-run […]

ISR nearly sweeps 14 AF awards

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever Air Force Base Airmen recently earned three more awards to add to the installation’s already impressive total for 2014. This time, it was members of the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance teams who earned recognition at 14th Air Force level. First Lt. Elyse Crimm, 1st Space Operations […]

History office highlights AFSCN history

By Randy Saunders 50th Space Wing historian Last fall, the Air Force Satellite Control Network underwent a change that hadn’t occurred in nearly 18 years — the decommissioning and removal of a remote tracking station. The Colorado Tracking Station, call sign PIKE, began its history in the 1980s. Located on Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, […]

Drunk driving will cost you more than a beer

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs “You can’t replace lives,” said Staff Sgt. Jefrey Davis. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, a person is injured in a drunk driving crash every two minutes. And the rate of drunk driving is highest among 21 to 25 year olds. Davis, 4th Space Operations […]

SAPR wins program of the year award for AFSPC

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever Air Force Base recently earned the Air Force Space Command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program of the year award for 2014. The award encompasses not just the full-time office employees, but the volunteer victim advocates as well. The office has two full-time employees and between […]

SAP’s rocketry project gets attention from Colorado 4-H

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever Air Force Base’s School Age Program recently caught the attention of the Colorado chapter of 4-H for its work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects. Specifically, the program’s work with rockets earned it a photo spot on the Colorado State University 4-H ( website. “We […]

Former Airman sentenced to 18 years in drunken-driving death tells story

By Chris McCann Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska  —  He was born into an Air Force family, moving around from Florida, to Okinawa, then to Oklahoma. “My parents were strict,” said Lane Wyatt, a former airman first class and client-systems technician stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. His father, a retired […]

Schriever earns ‘Excellent’ CCRI rating

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing public Affairs Team Schriever received an “Excellent” rating during its Command Cyber Readiness Inspection Feb. 9-14 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The results of the inspection showed excellence in the base’s internal network, Information Assurance programs, traditional security, vulnerability management, Non-classified Internet Protocol Network, Secret Internet […]