• Year of the Defender: 50th Security Force Squadron Pass, Identification Schriever’s sentinels

    The 50th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification flight supports Air Force leadership’s Year of the Defender initiative by determining whether or not a person meets the requirements to gain access to Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado and issue passes or badges accordingly. Senior Airman Wyatt Ovitt, 50th SFS Pass and ID badge clerk, said personnel who work in pass and Identification are skilled and proficient in their duties, continuously working on perfecting themselves in their performance and projecting the strength of the squadron.
  • 50th SCS builds ties during obstacle course challenge

    Forty two 50th Space Communications Squadron Airmen took a break from their daily routines to participate in the first 50th SCS obstacle course challenge June 21. The team united at PCR Fitness, located near Schriever AFB. Maj. Sam McCabe, 50th SCS director of operations, came up with the initiative to facilitate team building and resilience.
  • Practice summer safety; Independence Day

    While celebrating Independence Day, it is important to practice risk management.Brad Truver, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of fire prevention, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, said knowing and being aware of laws surrounding the holiday in Colorado is important.“In Colorado Springs, fireworks are illegal,” he said. “That even
  • Base bulletin - week of June 27

    Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section.* Spouses are invited to events marked with       This weekFuneral for Tracy WilsonThere will be a funeral for Tracy Wilson, wife of Lt. Col. Choate Wilson, at the Peterson Chapel, on Friday at 11 a.m.  All are welcome to attend to support our
  • 50th SW Changes Command

    The 50th Space Wing welcomed new leadership during a change-of-command ceremony held in front of the Dekok building June 24.Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Fourteenth Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony which transferred the wing’s reigns to Col. James Smith from previous commander, Col. Jennifer Grant."They both earned this opportunity
  • Defense organizational climate survey results strengthen 50th SW

    Leadership discussed the 50th Space Wing Defense Organizational Climate Survey results during a debrief at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, June 21.
  • Children enjoy weather, play sports at field day

    Children from the Ellicott school district and the Schriever Air Force Base child development center participate in the long jump activity during a field day at Schriever AFB, Colorado, June 20, 2019. In the activity, the children tested their standing broad jump and long jumping activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jonathan Whitely)
  • 25th, 379th Space Range Squadrons undertake Global Exercise Austere Challenge

    The 25th and 379th Space Range Squadron Airmen from Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, participated in the Space Test and Training Range global command-and-control exercise Austere Challenge, which focused on security in the European theater, or area of responsibility, at Ramstein Air Force Base Germany, March 9 – April 4.
  • Schriever recognizes contributions of Caribbean-Americans

    The month of June marks the 14th annual celebration of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month and Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado recognizes the contributions made by these men and women to the U.S. military. In 2005, the House of Representatives unanimously adopted H. Con. Res. 71, sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, recognizing the significance of Caribbean people and their heritage in the culture and history of the United States of America.
  • 23rd Space Operations Squadron detachment 1 changes command

    Lt. Col. Kenneth Holmes, 23rd Space Operations Squadron commander, passes the guidon to Capt. John Bang, incoming 23rd SOPS Detachment 1 commander, during a change of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, June 24, 2019. The 23rd SOPS is one of eight Air Force Satellite Control Network Remote Tracking Stations providing United States

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