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CAMP BUCCA, Iraq -- Staff Sgt. Jennifer Hughes reacts to news from Col. Cal Hutto, 50th Space Wing Commander, that she has been promoted to technical sergeant May 24 through the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program. Sergeant Hughes is deployed to Camp Bucca from the 50th Mission Support Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. You've got stripes!

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2006
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Airman 1st Class Shannon Blackwell, front center, is part of the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron's Viper Flight in Southwest Asia. Viper Flight comprises volunteers who go through an interview and on-the-job training to engage "outside-the-wire" threats to base defense. 'Vipers' patrol desert to keep Airmen, aircraft safe
At the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, a select group of security forces members called Vipers aggressively dominate the desert surrounding the base day and night to protect it from intruders and ensure the aircraft take off and land safely. The 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Viper Flight is made up of volunteers who are interviewed and
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2006
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Tech. Sgt. Ted Meinert, 527th Space Aggressor Squadron technical lead, configures a scanner while Capt. Chris Todd, 527th SAS mission commander, verifies frequencies. The 527th SAS recently trained C-130 aircrews from the 29th Weapons Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., on recognizing and reacting to adversaries' use of Global Positioning System denial capabilities. C-130 aircrews 'feel' Space Aggressor training
In a recent sortie, students with the 29th Weapons Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., flew C-130E aircraft from Peterson AFB to the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, a Fort Carson range 150 miles southeast of the installation. Their inertial navigation systems, fed by navigation and timing signals from Global Positioning System satellites,
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2006
Space Shuttle Discovery approaches the ramp on its rollout to Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center Friday. NASA officials visited Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., May 22 to discuss how the shuttle program has adapted in the wake of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident. Discovery is scheduled to launch July 1. (photo courtesy of NASA) NASA officials visit Schriever, discuss manned spaceflight progress
NASA's manager of Space Shuttle operations visited Schriever May 22 to discuss what the space agency has learned in the wake of the Columbia accident and how it has returned the shuttles to flight. The shuttle program asked people in mission control how the crew could detect and repair damage to the shuttle's ceramic tiles after damage to the Space
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2006
Default Air Force Logo AFELA helps 50th SCS NCO achieve dream
The Air Force Educational Leave of Absence program helped an NCO with the 50th Space Communications Squadron here achieve a lifelong dream. Staff Sgt. Victor Salvador, one of the first Airmen to graduate under the AFELA program, will receive a bachelor's degree with honors in electrical engineering Friday. When Sergeant Salvador first looked into
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2006
Default Air Force Logo 50th SFS comemmorates National Police Week
The 50th Security Forces Squadron Commander commemorated Schriever's observance of National Police Week with a speech at the Building 300 Auditorium here Monday. "It is the law enforcement officer who routinely serves our community while in danger from members of that very same community," Lt. Col. Paul Scholl said. President John Kennedy declared
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2006
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Col. John Hyten, 50th Space Wing commander, met with members of the wing May 15 to discuss the future of 50th SW operations. The vision statement is: "The 50th SW will deliver improved combat effects through our integrated space capabilities by fighting our weapon systems, protecting our resources, and supporting our mission." 50th SW commander shares wing vision
It is no longer enough for the 50th Space Wing to be "the best satellite flyers in the world." "This wing is not about flying satellites--our job is to deliver combat effects to the war fighter," said Col. John Hyten, 50th SW commander. With that, Colonel Hyten introduced the 50th Space Wing's new vision statement to a full Building 300 Auditorium
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2006
Default Air Force Logo 21 days later, 7 habits class still ‘highly effective’
The Schriever Family Support Center has the answers—seven of them—for base employees who can never seem to find enough time to get things done. The FSC offers a “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” class every two months to help people learn how to manage their time and their relationships. The threeday seminar normally costs $1,500. The class
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2006
Shovels lie waiting to be used to plant a tree during Schriever's Arbor Day observance May 3. The Colorado Forest Service awarded the base its eighth-straight "Tree City USA" award at the ceremony. In addition, members of the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron
Environmental Flight gave out shrubs and
other gifts. Schriever observes Arbor Day at CDC
The base received its eighth-straight Tree City USA award from the Colorado Forest Service during an Arbor Day ceremony at the Child Development Center here May 3. To be eligible for the award, cities and bases must have a tree city board and a tree-care ordnance, spend $2 or more per person annually on urban forest maintenance and hold an Arbor
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2006
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray stands in front of the Senior NCO Academy?s Kisling Hall at Gunter Annex. Chief Murray is scheduled to retire in October. Chief Murray reflects on 29-year career
After 29 years of service and four years in the Air Force’s top enlisted position, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray will step down during his retirement ceremony in June. Chief Murray, the 14th CMSAF, officially retires in October. “For a guy who joined the service because he needed a job to end up Chief Master Sergeant of the Air
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2006
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