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Tag: 50 SW
  • Wing welcomes ‘home’ new leader

    The 50th Space Wing welcomed new leadership during a change-of-command ceremony held here June 30 at 8:30 a.m.
  • 50 SW Historian authors book on Schriever

    Randy Saunders, 50th Space Wing historian, authored a book, “Schriever Air Force Base: A History in Pictures,” a book he autographed and gifted to dozens for his coworkers and friends at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Thursday, April 20, 2017.
  • History Quiz – week of March 23

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week’s question and answer:On March 1, 1950, the 50th Space Wing (previously 50th Fighter Wing) underwent its first of four redesignations.  What was the wing’s new name?  The wing was redesignated from 50th Fighter Wing to 50th Fighter-Interceptor Wing.  This week’s question: On March 22, 1994, the first
  • Base Bulletin – week of Dec. 29

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  • History Quiz - week of Dec. 29

    On December 30, 1981, the wing received its first F-16A Fighting Falcon, delivered to which squadron?
  • 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.  
  • 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
  • Slide the City returns to Schriever

    More than 370 participants slipped, slid and tubed down a 500-foot slip-and-slide as the 50th Force Support Squadron brought Slide the City back to Schriever for a second straight year Friday.This year, the slide was set up on a hill behind the fitness center, giving participants a closer experience to the slide brought to Colorado Springs Aug.
  • ‘Not everybody’s related to the mob’

    The days of Al Capone and Lucky Luciano may be well past, but that doesn’t mean Italian-Americans aren’t still living in their shadow. “I’m from New Jersey and Italian and that’s the first question, ‘Do you have any mob ties,’” said Capt. Kelly Caggiano, Commander’s Action Group chief. “Not everybody’s related to the mob. There are a lot of
  • Retreat teaches goal setting, family communication

    The 50th Space Wing Chapel office saw six months of planning come to fruition as 19 Schriever families attended a family retreat at the Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado, Aug. 12-14 for a weekend full of family bonding.“We run and do so much that sometimes we don’t think about ourselves, and sometimes we even feel guilty for thinking about
  • 50 SW brings home Tri-Wing trophy

    After all seven Tri-Wing Sports Day events were finished, the 50th Space Wing (Schriever Air Force Base) and 460th Space Wing (Buckley Air Force Base) were tied with 310 total points each. The tiebreaker went to the winner of the final event, tug-o-war, where the 50 SW went 2-0 to win the overall event title here Friday.The potential for severe
  • Prevention specialist comes to Schriever

    Nearly three decades of military service, many of them as a member of the chaplain corps, has given Dr. Ken Robinson a passion for helping military families develop strong, healthy relationships. He believes it’s this passion that will help him thrive in his new role as Schriever’s Specialist for the Primary Prevention of Violence. “I’ve come here
  • Owen, Conkling win 12th annual duathlon

    In July 2015, the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron held a 5K on the base trails in support of Zach Owen’s fight against melanoma to express their confidence in his ability to beat the disease.Less than a year later, Owen was back out on those trails proving he not only beat the disease, but that he was back and better than ever as he won the 12th

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