Springtime sun glare hits Schriever commuters

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Marketers for Colorado Springs’ tourism industry often tout the area’s 300-plus days of sunshine a year, but that sunshine isn’t always a welcome sight for Schriever commuters. It only takes a few commutes for drivers to figure out they must drive into sun glare every morning. And, unfortunately in the […]

Air Force reminds Airmen to practice RM

By Mark Hazelbaker and Keith Williams Air Force Safety Center While new technology continues to make the workplace safer, most on-duty tasks already have procedures and checklists in place to prevent injury and damage to equipment. Airmen are trained to follow stringent safety guidance and the Air Force expects it to be followed. Air Force […]

50 CES inspector nabs final four tickets

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel Mike DeCastro never expected the scratch tickets to amount to anything, but the promotion was kind of fun to play and it made him keep track of a lot of teams in the NCAA basketball tournament. The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron construction inspector first heard of the Air Force Hoops […]

310 SW announces 2013 annual award winners

By Tech. Sgt. Stephen J. Collier 310th Space Wing Public Affairs Leadership from the 310th Space Wing announced March 3 the wing’s annual award winners for 2013. In rank category, they are: Unit of the Year 9th Space Operations Squadron Airman Senior Airman Matthew Davis 19th Space Operations Squadron NCO Tech. Sgt. Vanita Warren 310th […]

Boot Camp, FIP take fitness to higher level

By Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Taking fitness to a higher level takes time, commitment and effort. Fortunately, the Schriever Fitness Center offers Boot Camp and the Fitness Improvement Program to help Airmen reach that next step. Boot Camp was designed by the 50th Mission Support Group leadership in September […]

6 SOPS takes command of weather satellites

By Tech. Sgt. Stephen J. Collier 310th Space Wing Public Affairs In a lead up to the recent launch of America’s 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft, Air Force Reservists here took full command and control of the nation’s inventory of DMSP weather satellites across the globe. The 6th Space Operations Squadron, which provides support […]

Schriever honors military children

By 1st Lt. Jason Gabrick 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The Schriever Child Development Center School Age Program got a head start on the Month of the Military Child celebrations with a book giveaway at the CDC for military children and families March 28. “The Month of the Military Child in April lets us pause […]

Schriever, Peterson to host clothing swap

By Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Schriever and Peterson Air Force Bases are joining forces to host the third annual children’s clothing swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 26 at the Schriever Fitness Center. Coordinated by commanders’ spouses and unit key spouses, the clothing swap provides gently […]

Manpower team named top AF shop

By Scott Prater Schriever Sentinel The 50th Force Support Squadron Manpower and Organization office was named the Air Force’s top manpower and organization program for 2013 recently. The four-person staff was elated upon hearing the news, especially because it marked the second award in as many years for the team. “This is a big deal […]

Developmental education application windows open in March

By Debbie Gildea Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Eligible active duty officers and Department of the Air Force appropriated fund civilian employees can apply beginning in March for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities, Air Force Personnel Center officials said March 24. According to Maj. Yulanda Bogany, […]