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A news clipping from 1945 shows Roy Baumgartner and his five brothers in uniform during World War II, a nostalgic comparison to Roy's six grandsons shown beneath the clipping at Roy's funeral in June, 2017. Meet the 'Baum Squad' - Brothers in Arms
The term ‘Brothers in Arms’ stems from a long-time comradery between service members as they face adversity together and learn to rely on each other like family. For the Baumgartner brothers, that phrase has taken on a more literal meaning that spans three separate generations.
0 2/06
2018
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A motto on the 6th Space Operations Squadron mod wall references the speed of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellites, shown Monday, Apr. 24th, 2017. 6 SOPS provides backup to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the main operators of the DMSP satellites, in the event that NOAA's systems become inoperable. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Laura Turner) 6 SOPS flies the COOP
Once a year, members from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration travel from Suitland, Maryland, to Schriever AFB to work side-by-side with the 6th Space Operations Squadron for Continuity of Operations training. 6 SOPS, a Reserve squadron and part of the 310th Space Wing on Schriever, specializes in operating the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites.
0 4/28
2017
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