• Infection Control Week to begin Oct. 14

    The 21st Medical Group will take part in International Infection Control Week Oct. 14-20. Infection Control Week emphasizes the importance of protecting patients and healthcare workers from infections acquired in healthcare settings. "This is our opportunity to spread the word about preventing infections through giveaways and informational handouts
  • Deployed Schriever chaplain, JTF-Bravo team deliver goods to Honduran village

    What started as a small group of friends wanting to explore the Comayagua mountain valley quickly grew to a large group of servicemembers on a hike for a "higher power." A group of approximately 55 military volunteers delivered 450 pounds of donated dry goods, consisting of items such as rice and canned vegetables, to a village in need. The group
  • 3rd SOPS Airmen train for Wideband Global SATCOM

    Five Airmen with the 3rd Space Operations Squadron here were the first to finish training recently for the Wideband Global SATCOM system, which is scheduled to launch Oct. 9. Wideband Global SATCOM, or WGS, is the successor to the Defense Satellite Communications System and will offer 12 times the currently available bandwidth per satellite. Airmen
  • A&FRC: Payday loan law to have minimal effect

    A new law limiting payday loan offerings to servicemembers that takes effect Oct. 1 will have little or no effect on Airmen here, officials with the Airman and Family Readiness Center here said Sept. 26. The effects will be negligible because Schriever does not have an existing problem with payday loans, said Jeffrey Nelson, an A&FRC community
  • F-22 performs first test drop of GPS-aided small diameter bomb

    The F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force staff conducted the first airborne separation of a GPS-aided small diameter bomb from the internal weapons bay of an F-22 during a September test mission here. "This is a major milestone for the F-22 modernization roadmap," said Lt. Col. Daniel Daetz, the 411th Flight Test Squadron commander. The drop was made to
  • South Bay community leaders recognize Onizuka NCO

    The NCO in charge of the 21st Space Operations Squadron's Military Personnel Division here was recognized as the South Bay Military Affairs Council's Air Force military member of the quarter Sept. 12 at a ceremony in Yerba Buena, Calif. Officials from Sunnyvale and a representative from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office praised Tech. Sgt. Nathaniel
  • Understanding depression: Darker days bring darker moods

    As the season changes and the days get shorter, some people develop symptoms of depression. Sadness and lack of energy or motivation are not a normal part of the transition to fall and winter; however, studies show an increase in these symptoms during darker months. This could be one of the reasons October is National Depression Education and
  • SnoFest 2008 just around the corner

    Tickets will be available Nov. 1 at the Schriever Outdoor Recreation Office for SnoFest 2008, which is scheduled for Jan. 25-27, 2008, in Keystone, Colo.SnoFest features a variety of activities, including competitive ski and snowboard racing, fantastic parties and a variety of other activities. Discounts on lodging, lift tickets and equipment make
  • Air Force claims gold in women's softball

    The Air Force Women's Softball Team took home gold medals as they won the 2007 All-Armed Forces Women's Softball Championships with a record of 7-2 held Sept. 18 to 20 at Hill Air Force Base. For the second time in three years, the Air Force won the tournament with power hitting and solid defense. Coming in second for the tournament was the Army

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