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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Maj. Gen. William Shelton addresses the audience and nominees for the 2007 Maj. Gen. Jimmey R. Morrell Awards during the Morrell Awards Dining-Out ceremony June 9 at the Peterson Air Force Base Consolidated Club. The general praised each of the nominees' contributions to the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., and the U.S. Air Force. General Shelton is the commander of 14th Air Force at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alex Groves) Maj. Gen. Morrell Awards recognize best, brightest in 50th OG
The second-annual Maj. Gen. Jimmey R. Morrell Awards recognized some of the best and brightest Airmen of the 50th Operations Group June 9 at the Peterson Air Force Base Consolidated Club. One enlisted, officer and civilian nominee received the award in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments and leadership. This year's winners were 2nd
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Lt. Col. Jeffrey Hokett assumed command of the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron here June 1. (U.S. Air Force photo) 3rd SES welcomes new commander
The former Advanced Operations Applications Branch chief at Headquarters Air Force Space Command took command of the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron here in a ceremony June 1. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Hokett succeeds Lt. Col. James Maestas, who will serve as the deputy commander for the 50th Operations Group. Colonel Hokett was commissioned in 1992
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Default Air Force Logo Chief McKinley: Changes will ultimately benefit Airmen
An Air Force-wide plan to reduce the number of Airmen while saving money for equipment upgrades will be difficult but ultimately beneficial, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney McKinley said during an enlisted call at Peterson Air Force Base Auditorium June 6. Chief McKinley spoke with Airmen about force shaping, which will reduce the
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Maj. Scott Jokerst assumed command of the 14th Test Squadron here June 2. (U.S. Air Force photo) 14th TS director of operations assumes command
The director of operations for the 14th Test Squadron took command of the squadron in a ceremony here June 2. Maj. Scott Jokerst succeeded Lt. Col. Kathleen Barrish, who will attend the National War College in Washington, D.C. Major Jokerst received his commission through Air Force ROTC after graduating from the University of Missouri in 1991. His
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Steve Gofus of the 4th Space Operations Squadron and Scott Casmer of the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center get their heads on the ball during intramural soccer tournament semifinals June 7. 4th SOPS defeated the MDIOC 3-1 to advance to the finals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Soccer: 2nd, 4th SOPS advance to finals
The 2nd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons won their soccer semifinal matches June 7 and will meet in the championship game June 11. The 4th Space Operations Squadron and the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center took the field first, with both teams coming out strong. 4th SOPS' Daniel Boawn struck first, scoring on a direct kick. MDIOC
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Runners take off 10 seconds into the third-annual Schriever Duathlon. David Meyer from Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., won the event with a time of 58:26. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Third duathlon draws experienced athletes, newcomers
About 80 athletes were chilly but ready to compete during the third-annual Schriever Duathlon June 8. David Meyer of Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., finished first with a time of 58:26. "The race was great," said Meyer, who is also coordinator of the Colorado National Guard Marathon team. "There was a little bit of sand to challenge us--it was a
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Default Air Force Logo Life skills changes name to mental health
All Air Force life skills support centers will be renamed mental health clinics effective immediately. After a poll of subject matter experts, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants and mental health patients, Air Force officials determined that the name "life skills" was confusing and did not appropriately reflect the mission of providing
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Steve Reichel of the 50th Comptroller Squadron and Reyes Soltero from the 2nd Space Operations Squadron battle for the ball during the intramural soccer tournament's opening round June 6. 2nd SOPS won 1-0. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Soccer: 4th SOPS routs 50th OSS, 2nd SOPS edges 50th CPTS in playoff openers
With winds gusting to 48 mph, 4th Space Operations Squadron and 50th Operations Support Squadron faced off for the first game of intramural soccer playoffs held here June 6. The 50th OSS squad played with two men down during the majority of the game, and 4th SOPS took advantage of the numbers. Just a couple of minutes gone into the first half,
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Crawford House in Colorado Springs is named after Army Pvt. William Crawford, who won a Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroism in World War II. After he retired, he worked as a janitor at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The Veterans' Home Run scheduled for July 1 at the Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium, will benefit the Crawford House and the veterans who reside there. (courtesy photo/Jack Anthony) Veterans' home looking for runners
Walkers, joggers and marathoners will be running for a cause July 1 when they flock to Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The second-annual Veterans' Home Run 5K run and 1K walk will benefit Colorado's Veteran's Resource Coalition's Crawford House, which serves veterans in southern Colorado who are homeless or battling substance abuse
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The 1st Space Operations Squadron's David Moulder and 3rd SOPS' Dave Little collide during intramural soccer action on Tuesday. 3rd SOPS won 1-0 on a goal by David Bills. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Soccer: Space ops teams wrap up season
It was a game of unfortunate offside calls during the final regular season game for the 1st Space Operations Squadron June 5 during intramural soccer action. Playing against the defending champion 3rd SOPS, 1st SOPS attacked the ball and soon got an apparent score, only to have it retracted due to an offside call. 3rd SOPS' David Bills took
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