MediaAdvisory: 50 SW Changes Command
Release Number: 040218
Published June 16, 2017
The 50th Space Wing will hold a change-of-command ceremony here June 30 at 8:30 a.m.
Col. Jennifer Grant is scheduled to return to Schriever to assume command of the wing from Col. DeAnna Burt.
Grant comes to Schriever leaving her post as 30th Operations Group commander at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Grant previously commanded at Schriever as the 2nd Space Operations Squadron commander from August 2010 to June 2012.
As commander of the wing and installation host, Grant will be responsible for the operation and support of more than 175 satellites and installation support to 16 major tenant units with a workforce of more than 8,100 military, Department of Defense civilians and contractor personnel. The base with its mission partners provide a combined economic impact of approximately $1.3 billion.
Media interested in attending the ceremony need to call the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at (719) 567-5040 to RSVP no later than 4:30 p.m. June 27.