• Schriever command chief hosts all call

    The wing’s senior enlisted leader engaged 50th Space Wing Airmen about the state of the wing, future operations and quality of life initiatives during an all call here Jan. 23.The call came at a pivotal time for the wing, which performs the majority of space operations for the Department of Defense and is assigned to the newly-established United
  • 50th Security Forces Squadron restructures to increase readiness, morale

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 50th Security Forces Squadron modified work schedules in an effort to increase connection, morale and project a position of strength for installation defense. Security Forces guidance was updated by the Air Force Security Force Center with an emphasis on the long-term negative effects of the 12-hour shift on the human body as it relates to performance for Airmen. Air Force leadership took interest in changing to eight-hour hour shifts to balance other mission requirements. Staff Sgt. Kelley Branch, 50th SFS operations staff noncommissioned officer, said in order to see this through, the 50th SFS leadership team mandated and implemented a schedule called the Alaskan Flex Schedule, limiting defenders of 12 hour shifts. The Alaskan Flex schedule reduces defenders’ schedules by four hours a day during most of the work week enabling Airmen to get more rest, focus on education, family and other personal affairs.
  • Base bulletin - Week of Jan. 23

    Find more information for some of these events on the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook page events section.* Spouses are invited to events marked with     This week50th Space Wing command chief all-callChief Master Sgt. Boston Alexander, 50th Space Wing command chief, is scheduled to host an all-call at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the base fitness
  • 21st Space Operations Squadron detachment 1 hosts Rear Adm. Fort

    DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory - Maj. Jesse Diaz, 21st Space Operations Squadron Detachment 1 commander, explains how the Air Force Satellite Control Network works to Rear Adm. Brian Fort, U.S. Naval Forces Japan and Navy Region Japan commander, at the U.S. Navy Support Facility, Diego Garcia, Jan. 15, 2020. The 21st SOPS Det. 1 is a
  • 50th Logistic Readiness Flight optimizes building space

    In years past at the 50th Logistic Readiness Flight, there was little space available for the team to operate in the way they expected.
  • Schriever stays proactive, provides free gun-locks

    In an effort to protect those serving, the 50th Space Wing is giving away free gun-locks to Team Schriever members as a part of the Time Based Prevention Program.“The idea is to slow people down from that thought of taking a suicidal action, so they have more space between stimulus and response,” said Jessica Ditson, 50th Space Wing violence
  • Schriever readiness center shares 2020 goals

    The Schriever Airman and Family Readiness Center is starting the New Year focused on a few goals: increase awareness about job resources and training, offer more finance-related classes and communicate important program changes to support Team Schriever.“Many people don’t realize our classes and services are not just for military members, they are
  • Col. Smith addresses wing during all-call

    Col. James Smith, 50th Space Wing commander, addressed the wing during his all-call Friday at the fitness center.
  • 1st SOPS Capt. Dong earns recognitions for innovation

    If there’s a real-life ‘easy button,’ Capt. Christopher Dong, 1st Space Operations Squadron campaign planner, went out of his way to develop it for his crew.
  • AF Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • 2nd Space Operations Squadron sets SVN-74 healthy and active

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The 2nd Space Operations Squadron set Satellite Vehicle Number-74 as healthy and active to users on the 2nd SOPS operations floor Monday. Setting SVN-74 healthy and active means the satellite will be available for use by military and civilian GPS users around the world as part of the constellation currently maintained by the squadron. This makes the satellite the first iteration in the GPS III family to join the active constellation following its launch Dec. 23, 2018. Capt. Ryan Thompson, 2nd SOPS assistant director of sustainment, said various training modules and upgrades were instrumental in making the satellite operational.
  • 50th SCS provides vital support to Schriever missions

    The 50th Space Communications Squadron provides cyber capabilities and support to the warfighter, a role vital to the missions here.Airman 1st Class Javier Rojas, 50th SCS Operations Flight network operations technician, said the squadron maintains communications systems that are important in supporting Schriever’s space operations.“We operate,
  • Base bulletin - Week of Jan. 16

    Find more information for some of these events on the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook page events section.* Spouses are invited to events marked with      On baseWing Promotion CeremonyThe Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1182 is scheduled to host a wing promotion ceremony 2 p.m. Jan. 24 at the base fitness center.For more information,
  • Expressing Anger: Is it okay?

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Expressing emotions like anger is a necessary way to communicate with one another, some individuals when they encounter this emotion may choose to hold it in, while others may seek to express it. Maj. Louis Pagano, 21st Medical Squadron director of psychological health, said one being better than the other depends on various factors.
  • 50th OSS beats Monday blues with mindfulness course

    The 50th Operations Support Squadron is hosting Monday Morning Mindfulness sessions at 7:30 a.m. every week for its members. The purpose of the sessions is for Airmen to start their week with self-reflecting and goal setting. “Monday Morning Mindfulness is a forum for people to create space prior to the beginning of the week to practice mindfulness
  • Practice OPSEC, safeguard your information

    Keeping critical information and personally identifiable information safe is vital to mission success. Taking proper precautions and following operations security procedures can help protect exposure of sensitive information. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman Amanda Lovelace)
  • U.S. Air Force Eagle Eyes Program

    The Eagle Eyes Program is an anti-terrorism initiative that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and citizens. To report suspicious activities during the duty day, call 719-567-5049 and select option one, after the duty day call 719-888-9352. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)
  • Year in review: A successful year ensures space superiority

    All of the work put in by Team Schriever Airmen in 2019 paved the way for new advancements in the continuously evolving space and cyberspace warfighting domains.To start off the year, three members of the 2nd Space Operations Squadron GPS Warfighter Collaboration Cell collaborated with USA Space and Missile Defense Command’s Army Space Training
  • Schriever Airmen describe life as a shift worker

    While most Schriever Airmen arrive at the Enoch and Irwin gates before their 7:30 a.m. duty day, there are always a few cars headed in the opposite direction.
  • Gen. Goldfein visits Schriever Air Force Base

    With a goal of recognizing and raising awareness of Airmen who stand watch 24/7, 365 days a year, Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, visited Airmen here, Jan. 3 as part of the Standing Watch Tour.During his visit, Goldfein visited various work spaces on base where members of Team Schriever work 365 days of the year to ensure mission

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