• Women in space: Enhancing capability through diversity

    As Lt. Gen. John Thompson, Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center commander, sat with six of his most senior space program managers during a media panel at the 35th Space Symposium, he noted how similar they were in age, race and gender and expressed his desire to have more diverse representation amongst space professionals. Thompson isn’t the only one who sees the value of diversity in space-related jobs.
  • 2nd Space Operations Squadron defeats reigning volleyball champions

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron defeated the 22nd Space Operations Squadron two out of three sets during the annual intramural volleyball championship at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, April 19.
  • Base Bulletin - week of April 25

    Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section.
  • 50th FSS takes Rec-On to the trail

    Participants of a Rec-On trip get ready to start a trail ride at Old Stage Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 20, 2019. 50th Force Support Squadron coordinates trips like these for service members and their families to participate through their Rec-On program. To participate in the program, individuals must be active duty, reservist on orders
  • Enjoy fun in the sun, safety for summer

    As the days lengthen, Schriever Airmen are likely to find themselves exploring Colorado’s natural wonders; however, while having fun in the sun, it is important to be aware of possible summer hazards and proper safety procedures. Staff Sgt. Robert Cook, 50th Space Wing safety office occupational safety noncommissioned officer in charge at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, said it is important to be aware of the dangers posed by the sun during the summer. “You always want to wear sunscreen when you’re outside,” Cook said. “Even when you’re inside your vehicle or there is an overcast, the sun’s rays can be extremely harmful.”
  • Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

    The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Airmen add service capabilities to 21st MDS clinic

    The 21st Medical Squadron’s clinic at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, recently welcomed two new care providers, greatly expanding its services for the military and families here.
  • 50th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrates Earth Day

    This year’s Earth Day theme is “Protect our Species,” reminding Airmen to help preserve nature’s wildlife. The 50th CES also reminds Schriever Airmen to use reusable containers, shopping bags and water bottles to help prevent pollution.
  • 50th SFS Stan/Eval keeps quality in check

    To advance Air Force Leadership’s “Year of the Defender,” the 50th Security Forces Squadron’s, Standardization and Evaluation flight maintains the effectiveness and standards of Airmen protecting personnel and assets on the installation. The flight’s evaluations determine a Defender’s knowledge of their mission, while reviewing methods in place to identify future change and innovation. “As Security Forces members, we are required to conduct annual evaluations for duty positions whether it’s a patrolman, an entry controller at the gate, area supervisors or base defense operations center,” said Staff Sgt. Chances Dobbins, 50th SFS evaluator. “We conduct tests, make sure practical skills are up to par and ensure defenders don’t forget job knowledge and become complacent.”

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