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Default Air Force Logo 50th CES offers shelter-in-place recommendations
Shelter in-place actions for hazardous material incidents provide short-term protection of up to two hours to the occupant and are most effective when planned and practiced. Although the primary reason to shelter inside buildings is to increase protection from chemicals in the air, these actions also provide emergency responders with time to
0 5/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo TriCare offers colonoscopy screening benefit
Recognizing an increasing need for comprehensive preventive care for servicemembers and their families, TriCare benefits include a specific schedule for colonoscopy screenings. For beneficiaries with an average risk of colon cancer, coverage allows one routine screening every 10 years, beginning at age 50. Eligible patients may self-refer to a
0 5/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo TriWest rolls diabetes, depression into Condition Management program
The TriWest Healthcare Alliance recently announced that it would add support for beneficiaries coping with depression or diabetes to its Condition Management program, previously the Disease Management program. The Condition Management program focuses on educating patients on how to improve their health management skills while living with a chronic
0 5/07
2007
Default Air Force Logo Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month offers informative facts, recipes
The Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month council here is offering recipes throughout May as part of ongoing cultural awareness activities around the base.Recipes for the week beginning May 7 include a selection of dishes from Japan and the Philippines. See the "Related Links" section of this story for tidbits about each country's
0 5/07
2007
Default Air Force Logo Japanese parliamentary body visits Schriever
Members of the Japanese parliamentary body, the Diet, visited the Joint National Integration Center here May 3 as part of a traditional travel week. The group, led by former Japanese defense minister Fukushiro Nukaga and accompanied by the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation, visited as part of a tour of Missile Defense facilities in the United
0 5/07
2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Troy Mitchell, left, of the 22nd Space Operations Squadron volleyball team drills the volleyball past 4th SOPS' Jeremy Brown during the intramural championship match May 4. The 22nd SOPS team won two games to one. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Volleyball: 22nd SOPS overcomes 4th SOPS for championship
The game lived up to its reputation Friday as the 22nd Space Operations Squadron defeated 4th SOPS two games to one. But it was a slow start for the eventual winners, who never quite caught up to 4th SOPS, aided by Dan Mitchell with some good hitting including a spike to put the 4th Sops up 7-3. But 22nd SOPS kept it close with some key plays,
0 5/07
2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Contractors with Rocky Mountain Materials and Asphalt are scheduled to begin roadwork on Hubble Avenue, shown here, and other areas on base May 14 as part of a $487,000 road-repair contract. Construction on Hubble Avenue will begin May 23 and continue through June 10. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) CE to 'hit the streets' for repaving
Some of Schriever's streets and parking lots will be closed starting May 14 as contractors with Rocky Mountain Materials and Asphalt conduct pavement repair around the base. The repairs and repaving are part of a $487,000 contract with the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron here to repair roads in poor condition, said Dave Barnett, 50th CES service
0 5/07
2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Dan Mitchell of the 4th Space Operations Squadron's intramural volleyball team goes airborn to spike the ball at the 50th Space Communications Squadron team during their semifinal match in the Main Fitness Center here May 2. The 4th SOPS team won in three games, 25-27, 25-17 and 16-14. They will meet 22nd SOPS in the volleyball championship game May 4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorna Gutierrez) Up, up and away!

0 5/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Schriever salutes Asian-Pacific American heritage
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and it's time to celebrate ... no matter what your nationality. This year's theme is "Pursuing Excellence in Leadership, Diversity and Unity." Many activities will take place throughout the month. Scheduled events include: A plate sale/fundraiser during lunchtime May 10 featuring Asian-inspired dishes. A
0 5/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Chaplains bring peace to Airmen's wallets
Financial management is a big concern in the Air Force--but it's one that the 50th Space Wing Chaplain Service Team is helping to bring under control through a series of classes called "Financial Peace."A recent class wrapped up April 26 with participants having culled about $200,000 from their collective debt totals.The four-month class focuses on
0 5/03
2007
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