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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Jerry Dowdy of the MILSATCOM Systems Wing Site Activation Task Force here presents the 4th Space Operations Squadron with a plaque recognizing their 15 years of excellence at an anniversary ceremony Friday. Lt. Col. John Shaw, 4th SOPS commander, received the plaque on behalf of the squadron. The squadron activated here April 30, 1992. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) 4th SOPS celebrates 15 years
More than 200 past and present members of the 4th Space Operations Squadron gathered for the unit's 15th anniversary celebration Friday afternoon at the Schriever softball pavilion to enjoy a catered barbecue dinner and live music by a U.S. Air Force Acedemy band trio. "Congratulations on 15 years of outstanding service," said Col. Cal Hutto, 50th
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Capt. Mark Fredenburg, a pilot with the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing at Hahn Air Base, Germany, won two Top Gun awards at U.S. Air Forces in Europe's 1984 Gunsmoke Competition. (photo courtesy of Randy Saunders) From 'Master of the Sky' to Master of Space: 50th TFW continues tradition of excellence
Editor's Note: As the Air Force prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary in September, a look back at the 50th Space Wing's history is appropriate. This is the seventh article in a monthly series describing the wing's distinguished past. The 50th Tactical Fighter Wing's growing list of accomplishments and recognition continued into 1985 (Editor's
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Capt. Bill Andrews reunites with his son, Sean, after returning from Iraq in 1991. Captain Andrews, an F-16 pilot with the 10th Tactical Fighter Squadron, was held as a prisoner of war for eight days. Sean is currently a cadet first class at the Air Force Academy. (courtesy photo) From 'Master of the Sky' to Master of Space: 50th TFW flies, fights, wins in Desert Storm
Editor's note: As the Air Force prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2007, a look back at the 50th Space Wing's journey is appropriate. Throughout the following months, the Satellite Flyer will publish articles describing the wing's distinguished past. This is the eighth article in the series.Col. Roger Taylor relinquished command of the
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Default Air Force Logo CDC celebrates military children
More than 1 million American children have at least one parent serving on active duty in the military, and more than 40 percent of servicemembers have had to leave a child behind during a deployment. With the understanding that children of military members also serve, April is Month of the Military Child, a time for these children to be celebrated
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Default Air Force Logo WEATHER ALERT - 2-hour delay for non-mission essential personnel
Schriever Air Force Base has issued a two-hour snow call delay for non-mission essential personnel for April 25 as of 10 p.m. local time April 24. Personnel should depart for Schriever two hours later than their normal departure time. For more information, call the Schriever Snow Call line at 719-567-7669.
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Default Air Force Logo WEATHER ALERT - Schriever initiates phased early release
The 50th Space Wing Command Post has initiated phased early release, effective as of 1:30 p.m. local time, for all non-mission essential personnel.For more information, call the Schriever Snow Call line at 719-567-SNOW.
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Default Air Force Logo 'Mission accomplished' for NRO at Onizuka AFS
The National Reconnaissance Office's mission here ended recently after 46 years of service to the nation. Dr. Donald Kerr, director of the NRO in Washington, D.C., presided over a deactivation ceremony in March wherein he thanked the men and women of the Blue Cube here for their dedicated service. More than 800 guests attended the ceremony and open
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Default Air Force Logo SIDC commences new construction
Did you notice the recently plowed field northwest of the Enoch Road and Irwin Avenue intersection? What you saw were the initial preparations for the newest military construction project on Schriever. The future Space Innovation and Development Center building will soon begin growing in that field. Plowing destroys existing prairie dog holes to
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Default Air Force Logo Environmental Flight invites base to 'go green'
The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Flight wants everyone on base to turn a little greener. To make that happen, the Environmental Flight has invited experts on subjects such as green power and xeriscaping to visit Schriever April 23 to 26 as part of an Earth Week celebration in the Building 300 Auditorium here. Everyone in the
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Default Air Force Logo Panorama Middle School students to visit Schriever for Job Shadow Day
As many as 50 students from Panorama Middle School will visit Schriever April 20 to learn more about the variety of jobs available through the Air Force. It's the first time Schriever and Panorama Middle School are taking part in the Job Shadow Day program, said Kimberlee Perry of Junior Achievement of Colorado Springs. Between 150 and 200 local
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