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  • Schriever Airmen get painted

    They had their gear, they had their guns, and they were ready for action. It was Sept. 21 at 1000 hours. Shooters crept onto the field of battle and looked around to spot potential enemies. Once shooters found their targets, they took position, aimed and fired. John Davenport of the Main Fitness Center here was shot several times, but it didn't
  • CTPS wins with defense; 1st SOPS squeaks past SFS/CES team

    In a match reminiscent of last year's intramural flag football championship, 4th SOPS and CPTS met again Sept. 20, with CPTS defeating 4th SOPS 20-14. Fourth SOPS put the first points on the board after quarterback Walt Merriam threw a touchdown pass to Tyler Kimes and a successful point after. CPTS and 4th SOPS traded interceptions with CPTS' Ed
  • Peterson museum showcases a slice of history

    The Peterson Air and Space Museum stayed open late Sept. 21 to welcome visitors who had come to Peterson Air Force Base for the Air Force 60th Anniversary celebration. Employees and volunteers showed visitors around the Colorado Springs City Terminal, now the museum's main building, and introduced some of the 17 American and Canadian aircraft that
  • Small IDRC supports big ops-tempo

    Increasing numbers of Airmen are deploying from Schriever to fly, fight and win the Global War on Terrorism. The job of preparing these Airmen for their deployments falls to one of the smallest installation deployment readiness cells in the Air Force - and the Schriever IDRC manages the array of diverse missions with aplomb. The IDRC does its
  • AF Academy Muslims begin Ramadan observance

    Muslims at the U.S. Air Force Academy joined nearly 2 billion of their brothers and sisters of faith around the world in observing the beginning of Ramadan Sept. 12. For one month each year, Muslims observe Ramadan, the fourth "Pillar," or religious obligation, of Islam. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God and self-control, and it is
  • Schriever runners finish strong at AF Marathon

    Runners from Schriever finished strong at the U.S. Air Force Marathon Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The relay team of Nichole Fleming, Carlos Nivia, Julie Warren and Katherine Portillo finished fifth of 31 teams with a final time of 3:18:26; marathoner Caitlin Diffley finished 21st of 414 female runners with a time of 3:32:45,
  • 50th SW completes transition to new GPS control system

    Space systems experts with the 2nd Space Operations Squadron here reached a crucial milestone in deploying the $800-million Architecture Evolution Plan ground control system Sept. 14. The transition from legacy to AEP was conducted seamlessly in real time without any data service interruption to users, said 2nd SOPS commander Lt. Col. Kurt
  • News Briefs - Week of September 20, 2007

    Below are news briefs for the week of September 20, 2007. To submit news briefs for consideration, send an e-mail to the Satellite Flyer Online with the subject line "News Brief." 60th Air Force Birthday Bash taking place Sept. 21 The Peterson Consolidated Club will hold the 60th Air Force Birthday Bash Sept. 21. Social hour starts at 5 p.m.
  • SMC makes plans for Schriever statue dedication

    A 9-foot bronze statue of Gen. Bernard Schriever will be unveiled and dedicated in the Schriever Space Complex Courtyard of the Space and Missile Systems Center here Nov. 15. General Schriever is father of the U.S. Air Force's space and missile program and architect of the service's ballistic missile and military space program. Falcon Air Force
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