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A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle deploys flares while departing from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron during a refueling mission above Iraq March 16, 2018. The 340th EARS is assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Operations Group and supports various operations in countries such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Paul Labbe) AF Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
0 4/09
2018
Air Force Space Command Vice Commander Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson Air Force establishes Pentagon-based AFSPC vice commander position
Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson assumed the newly-created Air Force Space Command Vice Commander position on April 4, after pinning on his third star.
0 4/09
2018
Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter and Lt. Col. Lewis Wilber, the Chief and Deputy Chief, Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, examine the lights above a surgical table at the AMESA test facility at Ft. Detrick, Md. on Feb. 15, 2018. AFMESA investigated whether new, light-emitting diode (LED) lights could replace traditional surgical lights for use in deployed environments, but found that under the LEDs, surgeons could not determine if a patient’s flesh was necrotic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shireen Bedi) Air Force lab puts medical devices through paces
“We break stuff,” said Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing off the facility where her unit tests the devices medical Airmen use to complete their mission.
0 4/09
2018
N/A Outdoor rec: two tickets to paradise
Spring has sprung, and with the warmer weather comes plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the Colorado scenery. Juliana Yim, director of outdoor recreation, information tickets and tours with the 50th Force Support Squadron, recently hosted a Rec On rock climbing trip March 16, where six Airmen had the opportunity to climb rock faces at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs.
0 4/04
2018
An Airman holds one of the three golden eggs that was among more than 700 eggs hidden in the Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the 50th Space Wing Chaplains Office, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, April 2, 2018. The chaplains held the event to give people to get a break to enjoy themselves for increased morale and resiliency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dennis Rogers) Chapel Team draws out Easter egg hunters
The 50th Space Wing chaplains office hosted an Easter egg hunt at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, April 2. The event allowed members to hunt for eggs filled with candy and a chance to win prizes, all while enjoying a free lunch. Capt. Portmann Werner, chaplain with the 50th Space Wing, said the event was a success. “We have seen a large turnout every year and everyone who arrives leaves with a smile on their face,” he said. Master Sgt. Michael Plemons, engineering flight superintendent with 50th Civil Engineer Squadron, says the chapel staff on the installation always goes above and beyond when they host an event. “I enjoy the energy and enthusiasm that makes each event special,” he said. “The chaplains are always there to support us and going to the events is how we can show that we appreciate them.”
0 4/04
2018
Senior Master Sgt. Jason Halterman, first sergeant with the 50th Operations Group, briefs participants of the First Sergeants symposium, at the Schriever Air Force Base Event Center, March 29, 2018. The annual symposium, brings potential first sergeants together to learn the tools of the trade when it comes to being an additional duty first sergeant, covering 23 different topics and hosting nine different guest panels and helping agencies. (Courtesy photo) First Sergeants symposium bolsters new leaders
The First Sergeants Council held an annual First Sergeants Symposium at the Schriever Air Force Base Event Center, Colorado, March 26-29. More than 21 men and women from across the installation attended the event. The annual symposium brings potential first sergeants together to learn the tools of the trade, when it comes to being an additional duty first sergeant. “It’s an opportunity to train strong non-commissioned officers and senior non-commissioned officers to be additional duty first sergeants,” said Senior Master Sgt. Jason Halterman, first sergeant from the 50th Operations Group. “Overall, it’s an opportunity to continue to add to their sergeant toolbox.”
0 4/04
2018
Default Air Force Logo Base Bulletin - week of April 5
-Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section
0 4/04
2018
I am Schriever: mind over muscle I am Schriever: mind over muscle
Its 3 a.m. on Monday as the blaring, annoying “beep, beep, beep” of an alarm clock shatters a still, peaceful slumber. Most people might contemplate a quick and destructive demise of the mechanical entity daring to pull them from the sweet abyss of sleep. Throw in the idea of going to the gym minutes later and the most common response is likely to be: “nope.”
0 4/03
2018
plumbing CV replays plumbing days
Col. Jacob Middleton, vice commander of the 50th Space Wing, assembles a pipe during his visit with 50th Civil Engineering Squadron Airmen to help out with plumbing in the outdoor recreation warehouse at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 29, 2018. The visit gave Middleton a chance to reference his plumbing knowledge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)
0 4/03
2018
Team Schriever continues to build community bonds Team Schriever continues to build community bonds
The Air Force emphasizes being active in the local community is an inherent part of being an exceptional and well-rounded Airman.
0 3/30
2018
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