Team BLUE visits Team 5-0

Team BLUE visits Team 5-0

By 2nd Lt. Darren Domingo 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Get ready for your big TV debut, Schriever. A team of Air Force TV broadcast producers, responsible for creating episodes of the Air Force’s flagship television program, BLUE, is visiting Schriever July 24-30 to get a better grasp of the 50th Space Wing’s role within […]

3 SOPS celebrates WGS-7 launch

3 SOPS celebrates WGS-7 launch

By Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The room was full of excitement as members of the 3rd Space Operations Squadron and the 50th Space Wing sat in the Building 300 auditorium anticipating the launch of the Wideband Global Satcom-7 satellite, Thursday, July 23, 2015. “Three… two… one…” the room grew quiet […]

I am Schriever: Sasa (hello) from Kenya

I am Schriever: Sasa (hello) from Kenya

By Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart 50th Space Wing Public Affairs (Editor’s Note: “I am Schriever” is a diversity campaign dedicated to recognizing the diversity within Schriever as well as highlighting the way this diversity makes us stronger and better able to ensure mission success.) Everyone gets a little home sick every now and then — […]

City Council proclaims GPS Day

City Council proclaims GPS Day

Staff Report 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Springs City Council members Larry Bagley and Andy Pico presented a proclamation declaring July 17, 2015 GPS Day during a ceremony at the headquarters building of Schriever Air Force Base July 15. “Whereas the GPS master control station is operated by the 50th Space Wing’s 2nd Space Operations […]

Summer Slam has something for everyone

Summer Slam has something for everyone

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Approximately 3,500 members of Team 5-0 attended the annual Summer Slam base picnic here July 17, and by all accounts, the event was a success. “It was great to hear people say how great the picnic was, even in the heat and pauses in the food line […]

Schriever highlights STEM opportunities for AFRS FIRST

Schriever highlights STEM opportunities for AFRS FIRST

By Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Science and technology educators from across the country travelled to Schriever Air Force Base July 14, to see first-hand the work of the 50th Space Wing and the world-wide capabilities it provides as part of the Air Force Recruiting Service’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics-focused […]

23 SOPS, Det 1 covers Top of the World

23 SOPS, Det 1 covers Top of the World

By Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office THULE AIR BASE, Greenland  —  With two military members and approximately 30 contractors from various companies, the men and women of 23rd Space Operations Squadron, Detachment 1  (call sign POGO) are key to maintaining contact with satellites crossing over the “Top of the World.” […]

PIKE finds a new home

PIKE finds a new home

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Office For nearly three decades, an antenna known as PIKE has quietly sat inside a giant eggshell or golf ball, depending on your imagination, in the restricted area of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and as of Tuesday it has found a new place to call […]

EHS adds AP, VoTech courses to curriculum

EHS adds AP, VoTech courses to curriculum

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs ELLICOTT, Colo.  —  At the final meet-and-greet with Schriever residents for the 2014-2015 school year in April, Dr. Patrick Cullen, Ellicott School District superintendent, explained that the district wanted to add more advanced level courses to the curriculum. “We had some concerns that maybe we weren’t offering […]

Rocket launch concludes SAP Science Camp

Rocket launch concludes SAP Science Camp

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The Schriever School Age Program capped off its Science Camp by launching several model Estes rockets here July 2. The launches were the final part of a mock event designed to help students learn about multiple scientific disciplines. “The kids are scientists the whole week,” said Sam […]

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