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  • Plan now for deferred tax collection

    Military members and civilian employees should plan now for the potential Jan. 1, 2021 reinstatement of the 6.2% Social Security tax and an additional 6.2% to pay back the taxes deferred since mid September.
  • AISES award winner expresses passion for her culture

    Master Sgt. Frances Dupris, Space Delta 7 operations superintendent, earned the 2020 American Indian Science and Engineering Society Blazing Flame Award on Oct. 17.“The Blazing Flame Award is presented to an individual who blazes a path for Native Americans in STEM careers. This award recognizes individuals with 10+ years of professional experience
  • Base bulletin - Week of Dec. 3

    This weekIrwin Gate closureThe west entry control point, Irwin Gate, will be closed to both inbound and outbound traffic through Dec. 7.On Dec. 8, the inbound lanes will reopen, but the outbound lanes will remain closed through Dec. 14. RAO cancels meetingThe Retiree Assistance Office has canceled the Military Retiree/Retiree Spouse meeting on Dec.
  • NOPS celebrates 20th anniversary

    The National Reconnaissance Office Operations Squadron recently celebrated its 20th anniversary here.Lt. Col. Roland Rainey led a virtual event to celebrate the historical occasion, which had more than 70 NOPS-affiliated attendees from across the United States. The squadron recognized the members with the longest and shortest service times in the
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Schriever MSG adds vibrancy to restricted area

    Windows at the restricted area North portal display satellites as part of the "Life Series," created by the 50th Mission Support Group at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The series will include Air and Space Force-related photos to highlight Airmen who work within the RA. Photos displayed indoors will include squadrons such as the 50th Security
  • Brosseau, Ross win 19th annual Turkey Trot

    Maj. Jason Brosseau, 26th Space Aggressors Squadron, captured his third consecutive victory in the men’s category at the 19th annual Turkey Trot on base Nov. 20, and Master Sgt. Bonnie Ross, 7th Space Operations Squadron, earned her first victory in the women’s division.
  • NSDC, space leaders host AWC seminar

    The National Space Defense Center director joined several Schriever leaders to engage a small group of Air War College students and faculty Nov. 20.
  • 19th SOPS celebrates cornhole victory

    Members of the 19th Space Operations Squadron gather around the spirit rock displaying namesakes outside the fitness center to celebrate their cornhole championship Nov. 18, 2020, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The 19th SOPS won the base’s first-ever intramural cornhole tournament and beat 22nd SOPS 21-16, 21-19 in the finals. The ongoing
  • Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts Right Start

    The 50th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center will host its Right Start program the third Thursday of each month from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the event center.
  • CFC provides assistance, charity

    A charitable season arrives as the Peterson-Schriever Garrison’s Combined Federal Campaign runs through Dec. 18 and will continue online until Jan. 15, 2021.The campaign allows federal employees to donate a portion of their income to a variety of organizations of their choice.“For more than 60 years, federal employees and military personnel have
  • STAR provides solace for space operators

    Every day, space operators put on their uniforms and complete tasks critical to the nations’ security. With such pivotal responsibilities, pressure and stress mount quickly, which is why the Space Team for Airman Resilience was formed.The STAR is a team that specializes in mitigating military occupation-related stressors. They are made up of mental
  • Department of the Air Force restores previous military tuition assistance cap and AF COOL funding

    The Department of the Air Force restored military tuition assistance to $4,500 per fiscal year and Air Force Credentialing Opportunities Online preparatory course funding for fiscal year 2021, effective immediately.
  • Base bulletin - Week of Nov. 19

    This weekUSO Colorado Springs to hosts drive-thru eventThe United Service Organizations - Colorado Springs is scheduled to host a “Thankful for You” drive-thru event Thursday, 11 a.m.-noon at the Tierra Vista Community Center here. Families who participate will receive a ‘Thankful for You’ bag with a grocery gift card and items for Thanksgiving
  • Turkeys will still trot: 50th FSS’s 19th annual race still on

    The 50th Force Support Squadron’s 19th annual Turkey Trot race here is scheduled for Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Delta 6 Participates in first Satellite Hacking Exercise

    Delta 6 space operators participated in the first satellite-hacking event, a collaborative exercise between government, industry, academic and commercial cybersecurity researchers to strengthen security in the space domain, Aug. 7-9, 2020.Hosted by the Department of the Air Force in partnership with the Defense Digital Service, the satellite
  • SLO starts ‘Life After High School Campaign’ on Schriever

    The Schriever school liaison recently kick-started the ‘Life After High School’ campaign for military-connected students at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.The campaign prepares students, grades nine through 12, for their futures through opportunities that expose them to different career and educational opportunities.“Whether [students] are off
  • Base bulletin - Week of Nov. 12

     This weekDonate to VLTPGary Sollinger has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program.  If you’d like to donate leave to this employee, please do the following: 1.) Complete the OPM 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient under the VLTP (within agency) http://www.opm.gov/FORMS/PDF_FILL/opm630a.pdf or
  • Col. Beard delivers Veterans Day speech

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Col. Casey Beard, Delta 9 Commander, gives a speech at the Douglas County Veterans Day Program in Castle Rock, Colorado, Nov. 7, 2020 at the Douglas County Veterans Monument.  The event was held as a tribute to Veterans for Veterans Day, and to dedicate the Space Force shield as a part of the monument.(Douglas
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