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  • Learning to lead

    Members from Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 4th Space Operations Squadron, have been breaking barriers in a new space training initiative at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. The new training was critical to the success of operations and protection of the wideband and protected Military Satellite Communication system. The squadron experienced an 80% turnover of their cyber personnel this past year. This occurred as the U.S. Space Force focused on moving Guardians to new units, as well as moving Airmen back to U.S. Air force units.
  • JTF-SD celebrates Space Force's 2nd birthday

    Joint Task Force-Space Defense Guardians prepare to the cut the cake during a ceremony in honor of the Space Force's second birthday at the National Space Defense Center on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 20, 2021. Pictured from left are Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, JTF-SD's deputy commander and senior ranking Guardian, Tech. Sgt.
  • Innovating at the 50th Communications Squadron

    U.S. Air Force Col. Ericka Farmer-Hill, 50th Mission Support Group commander, visited the 50th Communications Squadron base equipment control office to review innovative computer imaging techniques at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 16, 2021.
  • Wingman, Leader, Warrior: SrA. Cole Headlee

    Having served in the U.S. Air Force for three years, and stationed at Schriever Space Force Base for the last eight months, Senior Airman Cole Headlee — 50th Security Forces Squadron, Base Defense Operations Center controller — wakes up long before sunrise for the safety, security and protection of personnel at Schriever SFB.USAF Security Forces
  • Gen. Dickinson recognizes JTF-SD members

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson (third from left), U.S. Space Command commander, coined several Joint Task Force-Space Defense members during his visit to the functional component command at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 14, 2021. Dickinson thanked all of the organization’s members for their efforts
  • STARCOM uses High Fidelity Combat Simulation in SPACE FLAG 22-1

    The Space Training and Readiness Command just wrapped up the 13th SPACE FLAG exercise (SPACE FLAG 22-1) designed to ready space warfighters to defend US and our coalition partners’ interests in space.
  • Family fun at Winter Wonderland

    The 21st and 50th Force Support Squadrons collaborated to create Winter Wonderland, a Peterson-Schriever Garrison holiday event for service members and their families at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 18, 2021.
  • Warm greetings from Schriever SFB

     During the early morning hours of Dec. 17, Airmen, Guardians and Department of Defense civilians were warmly greeted with holiday treats, and words of encouragement and strength as they reported for work at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado.“With the gate greetings, we want to remind our people that they are important, that they matter, and
  • JTF-SD leaders host acting DASD for space policy

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Tom James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense commander, talks with Andrea Yaffe, acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, in the organization's heritage room during her visit to Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 14, 2021. James and U.S. Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Jacob
  • P-S GAR leaders serve holiday greetings

    U.S. Space Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander, and his spouse, Heather, serve holiday meals to Guardians, Airmen and civilians at the Satellite Dish dining facility on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 15, 2021. (U.S. Space Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards)
  • Front Range celebrates USSF SMSGT selects

    The newest Front Range U.S. Space Force senior master sergeant selects pose for a photo during the Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever SFB and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station Release Party at Peterson SFB, Colorado, Dec. 14, 2021. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards)
  • How TRICARE pharmacy network changes will affect TRICARE For Life

    Have you heard about the changes coming to the TRICARE retail pharmacy network starting Dec. 15? CVS Pharmacy is joining the network on that date. At the same time, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and some community pharmacies are leaving the network. If you’re a TRICARE For Life beneficiary, you may be wondering how these changes affect the coverage of your current drugs. They don’t.
  • The magic of GPS simplified

    Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 2nd SOPS, is responsible for GPS operations. They are a U.S. Space Force unit located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. A total of 170 Guardians, Airman and civilians make sure that the satellite constellation is operating properly 24/7.
  • CMSGT release notification

    Members of the Colorado Springs Area Chiefs' Group pose for a photo after the Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever SFB and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station chief master sergeant release notifications at Peterson SFB, Colorado, Dec. 6, 2021. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards)
  • DEL 8 leads GPS information, satellite communications in space

    From growing food to saving lives, Space Delta 8 - Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare satellites are instrumental to billions of people around the globe. DEL 8 provides satellite-based communication and the world’s gold standard for positioning, navigation and timing signals, commonly known as GPS.
  • 2021 Christmas tree-lighting ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Joanna Leger, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron operations flight commander, introduces her son, Logan, to Santa Claus during the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 2, 2021. Families gathered to sing carols, meet Santa and watch as U.S. Space Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever
  • Collaboration Keeps Eyes on Southern Skies

    Chile joins JTF-SD SACT and JCO experiments advancing space situational awareness partnering.
  • P-S GAR leaders serve Airmen

    PETERSON SPACEFORCE BASE, Colo. – During the annual Thanksgiving celebration, U.S. Space Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander and his spouse Heather serve meals to Guardians, Airmen and civilians at the Aragon Dining Facility at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 25, 2021.
  • Stay warm safely this winter

    During the colder months a head, the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services from Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, seeks to provide Guardians and Airmen tips to safely use personal heaters at home and at work.
  • JTF-SD Sailors transfer to Space Force

    SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Senior Master Sgt. Lance Thibault, National Space Defense Center senior enlisted leader, speaks on the importance of the pending transfer of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Lindsey Conley and Samantha Stafford to the Space Force during a ceremony at the NSDC on Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 1, 2021.
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