• Schriever Fire Department teaches kids fire prevention

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Four-year-old Gabriel Gershey wears a fireman's hat while learning fire safety skills during the fire department open house at the Tierra Vista Community Center in the Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado housing area Oct. 11, 2019. The Schriever Fire Department conducts its annual fire prevention week in October to
  • Thule Air Base chapel corps innovates, inspires

    Despite freezing temperatures and near isolation, the 821st Air Base Group Chaplain Corps has blazed the trail for Air Force Space Command by adopting innovative programs and inspiring hope for Airmen stationed at Thule Air Base, Greenland.Capt. Matthew Gallo, 821st ABG installation chaplain, is one of just two Airmen working at the chapel at the
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • 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.
  • U.S. Strategic Command Conducts Exercise GLOBAL THUNDER linked with VIGILANT SHIELD

    Exercises GLOBAL THUNDER and VIGILANT SHIELD 20 commenced today to provide integrated training opportunities for U.S. Strategic Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.USSTRATCOM leads GLOBAL THUNDER 20, an annual command and control exercise that provides training opportunities that assess all USSTRATCOM
  • Schriever’s Legal Office trains leadership on military law

    Lt. Col. Andrea Hall, 50th Space Wing Staff Judge Advocate, addresses 50th SW leadership during a training session at Schriever AFB, Colorado, Oct. 15, 2019. Hall organized the training to help leadership learn more about military law and progressive discipline. Some of the topics discussed were rights advisement, inspections and searches,
  • 2nd Space Operations Squadron decommissions 22-year-old satellite

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron decommissioned Satellite Vehicle Number 38, to give way to the next generation of GPS III satellites at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 9, 2019. First Lieutenant Kristina Brandes, 2nd SOPS chief bus system analyst, said the squadron was disposing of the satellite because it is at the end of its operational life. “It’s one of our oldest satellites that launched 22 years ago,” she said. “Once we turn off the transmitter (one of the final commands), it will basically be dead in the air...it will be tracked as space debris.”
  • Air Force observes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    The awareness month is a collaborative effort between the Department of Defense, along with the Department of Homeland Security and its public and private partners. It is up to the total force to stay vigilant, keep learning and be ready for any potential cyber threat.
  • 50th Security Forces Squadron trains with Fountain Rapid Response Team

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.—Staff Sgt. Jeremy Brown, 50th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, discusses tactics with Fountain Police Department’s Rapid Response Team during an active shooter training exercise at the 50th SFS training facility, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 9, 2019. The training served as an opportunity
  • Front Range Airmen graduate from Airmen Leadership School

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Fourteen Schriever AFB Airmen graduated from Airmen Leadership School class 19-7 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 10, 2019. ALS is a 24 day training that prepares senior airmen to become supervisors. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Halle Thornton)

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