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Default Air Force Logo New Boston AFS efforts improve local community
For six years, men and women here have volunteered to prepare, cook and serve hot meals to local area residents at a small soup kitchen in Derry, N.H., every fifth Wednesday of the month. The groups of about 10 who volunteer are just one way that  the 23rd Space Operations Squadron here is involved year-round with the local community.The small soup
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2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A gang of about 25 miscreant, mischievous malcontents -- some of whom are pictured here -- has made its winter home on Schriever's open grasses. If you see these Canada geese, do not approach or feed them. The Migratory Bird Treaty protects the geese from any type of harassment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jerry Thompson) 'Disorderly Conduct' -- Geese run a-fowl of rules, runners
There's a new gang in town. They're easy to spot--they have black beaks and light brown wings and leave webbed footprints wherever they trek. They don't obey traffic laws or signs that say, "Keep off the grass." And if you use the running track next to the Main Fitness Center here, you might have even "fowled" your running shoes with one of their
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Laura Hyten splatters her husband, Col. John Hyten, with whipped cream pie during a pie-in-the-face event at the fire station here Feb. 8. Donations toward the event raised more than $1,500 for the 50th Space Wing annual awards, the Schriever Airmen's Council and Operation Warm Heart. Colonel Hyten is the 50th SW commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) Have some pie!
Everyone has probably dreamed of it once: walking up to a supervisor or a coworker with a pie plate full of whipped cream, crust and delicious-yet-sticky filling. The Schriever Airmen's Council made those dreams come true during the first wing-wide Pie in the Face contest Feb. 8 and raised more than $1,800 in the process. Pie was the uniform of the
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2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Staff Sgt. Tarah Norris is a systems crew chief instructor for the 460th Operations Group Detachment 1 here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) SBIRS Instructor Profile: Staff Sgt. Tarah Norris
Q. How long have you been in the Air Force and in the space career field? Also, how long have you been with the 460th Space Wing? A. I have been an Airman and a space system operator for a little more than six years. I have been a part of the 460th Space Wing since January 2004. Q. Why did you join the Air Force? A. I joined the Air Force to escape
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2007
FALCON, Colo. -- Cody, a seventh-grader at Falcon Middle School, shows off his invention, a device to absorb earthquake energy and turn it into electricity using a flux capacitor. Cody's goal is to prevent earthquakes from destroying buildings and killing people. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) Schriever space pros meet up-and-comers at science expo
If hoverboards and flux capacitors sound like science fiction, that didn't stop students at Falcon Middle School from turning them into science fact. These were two of the dozens of exhibits and presentations Schriever Airmen judged Feb. 1 during Falcon Middle School's 2007 Science Expo. Judges reviewed exhibits that included collections of coins
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Melissa Hargis examines a piece of valentine candy that Mikayla, age 3, brought to show her. Mikayla and her mother, Kamille Benitez, attended the deployed spouses' dinner at the Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., earlier this month as part of the base's efforts to support spouses of deployed Airmen. Mikayla's father, Staff Sgt. Michael Benitez, is deployed to Afghanistan from the 50th Security Forces Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. Sergeant Hargis is assigned to the 21st Medical Support Squadron here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) Deployed Airmen's families are not alone
Deploying is a fact of life for Airmen in today's expeditionary Air Force, but it doesn't mean their spouses and families have to go it alone. A deployed families' dinner at the Peterson Air Force Base Chapel Friday night reinforced that message for spouses and children from Schriever and Peterson Air Force Bases, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Schrieverites send out Valentine's Day love
We asked you Monday to send us Valentine's Day messages to your loved ones, and you responded. Below are the responses we received. Dear beautiful, Words can't express my feelings. Through the ups and downs the molding of something special grew. On this special day, remember you are truly loved and adored everyday. - Luther My Dearest Remp, Where'd
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Aaron Dickson is the mission crew chief instructor for the SBIRS training course at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. He is assigned to the 460th Operations Group Detachment 1. SBIRS Instructor Profile: Tech. Sgt. Aaron Dickson
Q. How long have you been in the Air Force and in the space career field? Also, how long have you been with the 460th Space Wing? A: I joined the Air Force March 29, 1994, and directly after basic training I was selected to become a space systems operator. I was forced to cross train out of the space career field in November 2004 but was regained
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2007
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Airmen from the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron lean in close as Senior Airman Michael Vickers explains the buttons and dials on a land radio. Airman Vickers, a tactical air control party Airman assigned to the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, Colo., uses this and other land radios in theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) Combat Airman Day focuses on comm.
The Airmen of the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron may not be ready to fill in for the 50th Space Communications Squadron, but they know a lot more about communications after their recent Combat Airman Day here. The lessons of the day included convoy signaling, land radio use and communication about "ethical yellow lights." In the garage of Building
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2007
KEYSTONE, Colo. -- The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron's 'Snow Bull' entry glides down Discovery Slope during the SnoFest!!! 2007 Cardboard Derby Jan. 27. Teammates Bill Kivela, Bob Haux, Sarah Kivela, Shawn Haux and Airman 1st Class Natalie Pharr won Most Creative Design at an award presentation the evening of Jan. 27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Amanda Delisle) SnoFest offers wild winter weekend
An echoing "wahoo" came from the first skier down "Last Hoot" trail Friday morning as SnoFest kicked off. More than 2,200 people hit the slopes for the 17th annual military snow sports weekend at Keystone Resort, Colo. "(SnoFest) is all about taking care of our military families," said Robyn Sleeth, U.S. Air Force Academy 10th Services Division
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