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Vice President Mike Pence, sends a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., Friday, June 22, 2017.  The command is part of the care and feeding 50th Space Wing space professionals provide on a daily basis to ensure Global Positioning System satellites remain the world's premiere space-based position, navigation and timing system. The Vice President was on base for a space orientation in support of the administration's relaunch of the National Space Council. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt) Vice President visits Schriever for day with space
Vice President Mike Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
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Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, welcomes Maj. Stephen Cash to command during the 50th Somptroller Squadron change of command cerremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, June 2, 2017. Cash assumed command from 
 Maj. Latoya Smith. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers) 50 CPTS changes command
Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, welcomes Maj. Stephen Cash to command during the 50th Comptroller Squadron change of command cerremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Friday, June 2, 2017. Cash assumed command from Maj. Latoya Smith. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers)
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Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, celebrates with the Quarterly award-winners during the First Quarter's Award Breakfast at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Fiday, April 21, 2017. Award winners are selected each quarter based on different categories, such as civilian supervisor, Airman and field grade officer. 50 SW announces 1st 2017 awards
Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, celebrates with the Quarterly award-winners during the First Quarter's Award Breakfast at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Fiday, April 21, 2017. Award winners are selected each quarter based on different categories, such as civilian supervisor, Airman and field grade officer.
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Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, Col. Matthew Skeen, National Reconnaissance Office Director of Space Launch, Betty Sapp, NRO Director, Gary Lund, NRO Management Services and Operations facility project manager, and Lt. Col. Bryan Dutcher, NRO Operations Squadron commander take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the NOPS Annex March 21, 2017 at Schriever Air Force Base. More than 75 Airmen, civilians, military and community leaders witnessed the unveiling of the 19,985 square foot facility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt) NRO opens new facility
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – National Reconnaissance Office Operations Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of their new building March 21.
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Default Air Force Logo History Quiz – week of March 30
This week’s question: This pilot had 8 MiG victories in the Korean War. In 1953 he was assigned to the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing, 81st Fighter-Bomber Squadron, and played a primary role in moving the wing’s F-86 aircraft to Hahn AB, Germany. Later he led the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron in combat operations in Vietnam. He was shot down in his F-105D Thunderchief and spent seven years as a prisoner of war. He is one of only four airmen to receive multiple awards of the Air Force Cross.
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The 50th Space Wing Inspector General office earned the Howard W. Leaf Inspector General Award and the Maj. Gen. Junius W. Jones IG Award for an outstanding commander’s inspection program March 9, 2017, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The 50 SW IG office serves more than 8,100 people, 16 major tenants and 10 geographically separated units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez) IG office earns command awards
The 50th Space Wing Inspector General office recently brought home two Air Force Space Command awards.
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Flight for Life responds to a simulated incident at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Saturday, March 11, 2017, as a part of Opinicus Vista 17-1 exercise. The exercise evaluated the installation’s readiness. (Courtesy photo) Schriever concludes OV 17-1
Team Schriever responded to simulated scenarios March 10 – 16, 2017, as part of an installation exercise, Opinicus Vista 17-1. Led by the 50th Space Wing Inspector General office, the exercise tested the wing’s ability to respond to threats as well as transferring to backup locations.
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Airmen attend an Initial Qualification Training orientation at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2017. As part of the construct, the responsibility for weapon system qualification training transferred from Air Education and Training Command to 50th Space Wing, with the 50th Operations Support Squadron leading the effort. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt) 50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses
The world of space is constantly expanding and changing, making it crucial for space operations Airmen to have the most current information as they work in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment.
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Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, receives the Gen. Jerome F. O'Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award from Lance P. Sijan Chapter president, Kristen Christy, (right) and Gen. O’Malley’s daughter, Sharon O’Malley-Burg, during an Air Force Ball in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday Feb. 25, 2017. The award is given to those who demonstrate outstanding leadership in ‘delivering space capabilities to support national objectives and integrating space effects into combat operations.’ (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez) 50 SW commander earns O’Malley award
Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, received the Gen. Jerome F. O'Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award during the Air Force Ball at The Broadmoor, Friday.
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50th Space Wing members view items retrieved from an opened time capsule during a ceremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. The Wing opened one capsule that was sealed for 15 years before interring another, which is scheduled to be opened in 2049, the 100th anniversary of the unit's formation. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers) 50 SW opens time capsule
The 50th Space Wing celebrated the 25th anniversary of its assignment to Schriever with a time capsule ceremony in the atrium of Building 210 Monday. “Fifteen years ago today, our predecessors buried a time capsule at the northwest corner of the building with instructions that it be opened today,” said Randy Saunders, 50 SW historian. “That day, 15
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