I am a contractor working on the installation. When can I eat at the Satellite Dish dining facility?
All contractors and partners working on Schriever may eat at the Satellite Dish dining facility for all dinner meals, midnight meals and all meals on weekends and federal holidays.
I am a reservist working at Schriever; can I eat at the Satellite Dish?
You are considered an Unrestricted User if you are on active-duty status and in uniform performing your duties, or if you present a copy of your active-status orders. If you are in an inactive status, you are considered a Restricted User.
I am active-duty military and will have official visitors to my unit during the week. Can I bring them to the Dish to eat breakfast and lunch?
Yes, provided you have prior approval. Official visitors to Schriever who require access to the Satellite Dish must be authorized by the 50th Space Wing commander or 50th Mission Support Group commander. Authorizations will be also need to be coordinated with services.
I am active-duty military and would like to bring my child to breakfast or lunch on a weekday. Is that allowed?
Yes. Since active-duty service members are authorized unrestricted use of the dining facility, dependents, relatives and bona fide guests or individuals who do not work on base are authorized to eat with you for all meals.
I am retired military; can I eat in the Dish even though I am a contractor working on Schriever?
Contractor personnel, regardless of past military affiliation, may eat at the Satellite Dish for all dinner and midnight meals as well as all meals on Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays. Unfortunately, contractors may not use the Satellite Dish during the breakfast and lunch meals weekdays, except holidays.
I needed to get a temporary restricted area badge for the day. How do I get into the Dish for lunch?
Bring your military card or Department of Defense civilian card with you when you come to the Satellite Dish. You will need to show both your temporary badge and authorized ID card to the servers and cashier to eat at the dining facility.
If I am a considered a “Restricted User” of the Satellite Dish, where can I go to buy breakfast or lunch on weekdays?
We encourage you to try out alternate dining facilities, such as the High Plains Cafeteria located at the Joint National Integration Center as well as two coffee and snack shops located in the JNIC and in Building 210.
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service Shoppette is also available and offers a variety of pre-made sandwiches, salads, frozen entrees and pizza.
What is the difference between an “Unrestricted User” and a “Restricted User”?
An "Unrestricted User" is any service member assigned to or performing official duties at Schriever, any Department of Defense civilian assigned to Schriever and personnel on temporary duty status, military or DOD civilian, with orders authorizing government meals.
A "Restricted User" any contractor, retired service member or DOD civilian and family members. Restricted Users are only restricted from eating at the Dish weekdays, except federal holidays, for the breakfast and lunch meals. They are authorized all other daily meals as well as all meals on weekends and holidays.