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Tag: 50th space wing
  • Schriever welcomes its first U.S. Space Force service member

    Second Lt. Zachary Warlick, 50th Space Communications Squadron senior watch officer, right, accomplishes his in-processing requirements with finance while Airman 1st Class Vlada Iakovenko, 50th Comptroller Squadron financial operations technician, left, guides him through the process at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, June 22, 2020. After
  • Schriever to take initial steps toward normalcy

    After two months of prevention protocols and restricted access, Schriever leaders are looking to phase in a removal of restrictions in a safe, secure manner.
  • Air Force, tribes come together for tribal relations meeting

    To continue building on existing relationships, Native American tribes and the U.S. military, the second annual Front Range Tribal Relations meeting was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 23 - 27, 2018.
  • Vice President visits Schriever for day with space

    Vice President Mike Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • 50 CPTS changes command

    Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, welcomes Maj. Stephen Cash to command during the 50th Comptroller Squadron change of command cerremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, June 2, 2017. Cash assumed command from Maj. Latoya Smith. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers)
  • 50 SW announces 1st 2017 awards

    Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, celebrates with the Quarterly award-winners during the First Quarter's Award Breakfast at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Fiday, April 21, 2017. Award winners are selected each quarter based on different categories, such as civilian supervisor, Airman and field grade officer.
  • NRO opens new facility

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – National Reconnaissance Office Operations Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of their new building March 21.
  • History Quiz – week of March 30

    This week’s question: This pilot had 8 MiG victories in the Korean War. In 1953 he was assigned to the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing, 81st Fighter-Bomber Squadron, and played a primary role in moving the wing’s F-86 aircraft to Hahn AB, Germany. Later he led the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron in combat operations in Vietnam. He was shot down in his F-105D Thunderchief and spent seven years as a prisoner of war. He is one of only four airmen to receive multiple awards of the Air Force Cross.
  • IG office earns command awards

    The 50th Space Wing Inspector General office recently brought home two Air Force Space Command awards.
  • Schriever concludes OV 17-1

    Team Schriever responded to simulated scenarios March 10 – 16, 2017, as part of an installation exercise, Opinicus Vista 17-1. Led by the 50th Space Wing Inspector General office, the exercise tested the wing’s ability to respond to threats as well as transferring to backup locations.
  • 50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses

    The world of space is constantly expanding and changing, making it crucial for space operations Airmen to have the most current information as they work in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment.
  • 50 SW commander earns O’Malley award

    Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, received the Gen. Jerome F. O'Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award during the Air Force Ball at The Broadmoor, Friday.
  • 50 SW opens time capsule

    The 50th Space Wing celebrated the 25th anniversary of its assignment to Schriever with a time capsule ceremony in the atrium of Building 210 Monday. “Fifteen years ago today, our predecessors buried a time capsule at the northwest corner of the building with instructions that it be opened today,” said Randy Saunders, 50 SW historian. “That day, 15
  • History Quiz – week of Feb. 2

    Last week’s question and answer: On Jan. 30, 2017, the 50th Space Wing celebrated its 25th anniversary at Schriever Air Force Base. Previously, the wing inactivated at Hahn Air Base, Germany, on what date? The wing inactivated Sept. 30, 1991. It was redesignated from the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing to the 50th Space Wing Jan. 1, 1992, and activated
  • Schriever celebrates Dunkin’ Donuts opening

    Team Schriever members gathered to witness the grand opening of Schriever’s first Dunkin’ Donuts in the Building 210 Atrium Tuesday.
  • CSAF visits Schriever

    Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, visited with Airmen from the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 20.  During his visit, Goldfein thanked personnel for their sacrifices throughout the year and holiday season.  
  • AFSPC chaplain visits Schriever

    Capt. Allison Swaney, assistant Operations Flight commander, explains the 22nd Space Operations Squadron heritage to Chaplain (Col.) Kelvin Gardner, Air Force Space Command chaplain, Senior Master Sgt. Carteralynn Ford, AFSPC Major Command functional manager, and the 50th Space Wing Chapel team at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Wednesday, Dec.
  • Festival shares holiday cheer

    Waves of Schriever families and personnel found a winter wonderland waiting for them here Dec. 3 during the 2016 Candy Land Children’s Holiday Fest.The 50th Force Support Squadron held the free event at the base fitness center, drawing crowds to play games, win prizes, eat lunch, see live reindeer, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, a favorite among
  • Ellicott honors veterans

    The Ellicott community honored its veterans, including those from Schriever Air Force Base, during a Veterans Day assembly at Ellicott High School Thursday.“I’m so proud and excited to see all the veterans here as we celebrate this holiday,” said Dr. Patrick Cullen, Ellicott School District superintendent. “Thank you veterans.”The veterans ranged
  • Diversity Day showcases variety of cultures

    Diversity Day encourages Team Schriever members to learn about and embrace the various cultures represented by the base’s population. This year’s event will be held 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Aug. 26, at the indoor running track and will feature food, demonstrations and presentations from more than 10 cultures. A sampling from some of those cultures

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