Holiday weekend brings fun, fireworks, danger

Holiday weekend brings fun, fireworks, danger

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The annual celebration of the birth of America, also known as Fourth of July weekend, brings with it many things, gatherings of family and friends, parades, amazing fireworks displays and barbecue. Lots of barbecue. The holiday weekend also brings its share of danger. The 30 days surrounding […]

Leap second keeps Schriever, world on time

Leap second keeps Schriever, world on time

By Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart 50th Space Wing Public Affairs We all know what leap year is — the day in February that comes every four years to keep our calendar on track with the Earth’s revolution around the sun — but how many know of the leap second? Leap second is essentially the same […]

The “Super Nova”

The “Super Nova”

By Schriever Fire Department (Names have been changed) When I was 10 years old, my dad’s buddy invited us to his house on the Fourth of July. His name was Tim and he was known as a bit of a show-off. He always seemed to be doing something crazy for a good laugh. This time […]

Bird Flu impacts Dish menu, prices

Bird Flu impacts Dish menu, prices

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Regular visitors to The Satellite Dish dining facility will see an increase in pricing with a decrease in some portion sizes, beginning July 1, due to the recent outbreak of avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu. As of June 17, more than 220 cases of […]

3 SOPS to retire oldest DSCS satellite

3 SOPS to retire oldest DSCS satellite

By Senior Airman Naomi Griego 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 3rd Space Operations Squadron will retire its oldest satellite currently in orbit later this month at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The Defense Satellite Communications System satellite, known as B10, is a 21-year-old wideband satellite currently in orbit 22,000 miles in space. “It was […]

2 SOPS triumphs during Operation Razorback

2 SOPS triumphs during Operation Razorback

By 2nd Lt. Darren Domingo 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 2nd Space Operations Squadron successfully completed a transfer operation of Global Positioning System satellite control authority to the Alternate Master Control Site at a backup location, June 6. Transfer operations occur as a validation of the alternate site’s abilities to carry on the mission […]

Schriever named Tree City USA community for 17th year

Schriever named Tree City USA community for 17th year

By Brian Hagberg 50th Space Wing Public Affairs More than 50 children attended a Buckeye tree planting, the seeds of which purportedly bring good luck, in front of the Schriever Air Force Base Child Development Center as the base celebrated Arbor Day here June 12. The Arbor Day celebration also included an official announcement of […]

50 SW Chaplain office offers new programs, initiatives

50 SW Chaplain office offers new programs, initiatives

By 2nd Lt. Darren Domingo 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 50th Space Wing Chaplain’s office held its fourth marriage retreat this year for team Schriever as part of their initiative to expand their programs to support Team 5-0. The retreat, which was hailed as a success, was held June 12-14 at the Glen Eyrie […]

50 IG Team named best in AFSPC

50 IG Team named best in AFSPC

By Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The 50th Space Wing Inspector General Office recently earned the Maj. Gen. Junius W. Jones IG Award and was named ‘Best in Air Force Space Command’ for an outstanding Commander’s Inspection Program here. “I hope the 50 SW is proud of the fact that we’ve […]

1 2 3 117