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  • C-130 aircrews 'feel' Space Aggressor training

    In a recent sortie, students with the 29th Weapons Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., flew C-130E aircraft from Peterson AFB to the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, a Fort Carson range 150 miles southeast of the installation. Their inertial navigation systems, fed by navigation and timing signals from Global Positioning System satellites,
  • NASA officials visit Schriever, discuss manned spaceflight progress

    NASA's manager of Space Shuttle operations visited Schriever May 22 to discuss what the space agency has learned in the wake of the Columbia accident and how it has returned the shuttles to flight. The shuttle program asked people in mission control how the crew could detect and repair damage to the shuttle's ceramic tiles after damage to the Space
  • AFELA helps 50th SCS NCO achieve dream

    The Air Force Educational Leave of Absence program helped an NCO with the 50th Space Communications Squadron here achieve a lifelong dream. Staff Sgt. Victor Salvador, one of the first Airmen to graduate under the AFELA program, will receive a bachelor's degree with honors in electrical engineering Friday. When Sergeant Salvador first looked into
  • 50th SFS comemmorates National Police Week

    The 50th Security Forces Squadron Commander commemorated Schriever's observance of National Police Week with a speech at the Building 300 Auditorium here Monday. "It is the law enforcement officer who routinely serves our community while in danger from members of that very same community," Lt. Col. Paul Scholl said. President John Kennedy declared
  • 50th SW commander shares wing vision

    It is no longer enough for the 50th Space Wing to be "the best satellite flyers in the world." "This wing is not about flying satellites--our job is to deliver combat effects to the war fighter," said Col. John Hyten, 50th SW commander. With that, Colonel Hyten introduced the 50th Space Wing's new vision statement to a full Building 300 Auditorium
  • 21 days later, 7 habits class still ‘highly effective’

    The Schriever Family Support Center has the answers—seven of them—for base employees who can never seem to find enough time to get things done. The FSC offers a “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” class every two months to help people learn how to manage their time and their relationships. The threeday seminar normally costs $1,500. The class
  • Schriever observes Arbor Day at CDC

    The base received its eighth-straight Tree City USA award from the Colorado Forest Service during an Arbor Day ceremony at the Child Development Center here May 3. To be eligible for the award, cities and bases must have a tree city board and a tree-care ordnance, spend $2 or more per person annually on urban forest maintenance and hold an Arbor
  • Chief Murray reflects on 29-year career

    After 29 years of service and four years in the Air Force’s top enlisted position, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray will step down during his retirement ceremony in June. Chief Murray, the 14th CMSAF, officially retires in October. “For a guy who joined the service because he needed a job to end up Chief Master Sergeant of the Air
  • Airmen enable Iraqi police training

    In a small outpost in the Northern Iraqi city of Mosul, about 50 Airmen provide a safe, secure, and professional environment at the Mosul Public Service Academy to enable the training of a competent, effective and professional Iraqi Police force. The Airmen at the MPSA have the chance to interact with the students who will become one of the
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  • AFSPC celebrates 10 years of MSX

    Air Force Space Command celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Midcourse Space Experiment satellite April 24 at affiliated locations around the nation. “(AFSPC) is able to provide a direct benefit to the war fighter through the MSX system. This is a testament to the amazing team that conceived, designed, built and operates this amazing spacecraft,”
  • Congratulations Schriever award winners

    THE GENERAL DANIEL “CHAPPIE” JAMES AWARDThe Pike’s Peak Air Force Cadet Officer Mentoring Action Plan Chapter has garnished four annual National awards. There are currently 15 chapters at 15 Air Bases CONUS wide consisting of approximately 500 members. Lt. Alison Wilson, 3rd SOPS/DOOD, won The General Daniel “Chappie” James Award. This award is
  • Col. Kevin McLaughlin to become Buckley AFB vice commander in June

    Members of the 50th Operations Group and their families wished the 50th OG Commander a fond, if early, farewell Saturday during a picnic at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Col. Kevin McLaughlin will surrender the group’s guidon to Col. Clinton Crosier, Office of the Secretary of Defense Directorate of Operations, in a ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m. June
  • Force shaping board results released

    The Air Force has released the results of the 2006 Force Shaping Board, affecting lieutenants in the 2002 and 2003 accession year groups. The Force Shaping Board is designed to enable the Air Force to meet mission requirements within budget constraints and to provide Combatant Commanders with the right mix of ready and fully trained Airmen. The

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