Danish Navy crew hosts Thule AB leaders

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel During their tours of duty 750 miles north of the Arctic circle, Airmen assigned to Thule Air Base, Greenland, live in a part of the world most people will never see. Arctic winters present some of the harshest climate conditions on the planet. Nevertheless, Thule Airmen fulfill a critical service […]

A&FRC connects deployed Airmen, families

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The Schriever Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a deployed family holiday party for more than 40 spouses and their families Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The monthly event gave families an opportunity to meet other deployed families and to share what helps them get through […]

Kilimanjaro challenges 4 SOPS officer

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel People often ask mountain climbers why they do it. Why risk life and limb, brave extreme elements and suffer through some of the harshest conditions on Earth just to reach the top of a mountain? For Capt. Rodrigo Ocampo, 4th Space Operations Squadron spacecraft engineer, that question can be answered […]

Schriever welcomes new health pro

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Kathleen Kossler arrived at Schriever Air Force Base this month with a unique set of skills and knowledge. The former enlisted Airman and officer has spent the better part of the last decade formulating a résumé that seems to fit perfectly with the job she’s assuming on Colorado’s eastern plains: […]

Chapel fills hearts during holiday season

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 50th Space Wing Chaplain’s office kicked off the holiday season by giving back to others through the Angel Tree program and by sending more than 50 care packages to deployed members. Staff Sgt. Marcela Parker, NCO in charge of Chapel Administration, helped coordinate the effort. […]

Festival brings holiday cheer to children

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs There were kids singing, face painters painting, bounce castles bouncing, and the Clauses cheering as children and loved ones gathered at the Schriever Children’s Holiday Festival. Nearly 1,700 children and their brothers, sisters, moms, dads and grandparents filled the base fitness center to partake in […]

Memorial run to honor fallen

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs How do we keep the memory of our fallen warriors alive? Lt. Col. Chris Todd, 3rd Space Operations Squadron commander recently posed this question to his squadron. The answer according to the unit is simple, “Create an event that everyone can participate in to honor […]

GPS analysts bridge gap between launch, orbit

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel The Air Force launched four GPS satellites into orbit this year, the highest number of GPS launches since 1993. But as the Air Force quickly upgrades its most recognizable space constellation, a little known group of Airmen works tirelessly behind the scenes. Between the time a satellite is launched and […]

Rising from the ashes

By Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes 50th Space Wing Public Affairs It was a foggy 7:30 a.m. Nov. 26, with flurries covering the area in the middle of Black Forest, Colorado. The mist and snow gave an impression of a pristine meadow. However, underneath it all belied the scars of a devastating fire that most […]

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, […]

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