• 50th SW commander reassures Onizuka staff during visit

    The commander of the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., visited Onizuka Air Force Station Aug. 29 and met members of the 21st Space Operations Squadron during a briefing and base tour. At a midday commander's call, Col. Terry Djuric told the audience she was honored to be here and said that everyone, no matter their job, has an
  • Guardsmen, reservists must renew TRS coverage before Sept. 30

    Guardsmen and reservists currently in the TriCare Reserve Select health care plan must sign up for the restructured TRS by Sept 30, 2007, in order to continue their coverage. A restructured TRS will take effect Oct. 1, replacing the current system.Current TRS participants are automatically disenrolled Sept. 30. Continued coverage under TRS is not
  • Operationally responsive space will require new concepts, processes

    The space community will have to think differently and conduct its business differently to make operationally responsive space, or ORS, a success. The goal of ORS is to provide joint force commanders space and space-related capabilities on orbit, quickly to meet urgent operational needs. "The key piece of the puzzle is that in order for ORS to be
  • 2nd SOPS remains undefeated; 1st SOPS, 50th SCS post shutouts

    A fleet-footed quarterback and interceptions played a part in games Sept. 13. Halfway through the intramural flag football season, 1st SOPS quarterback Mike Carroll was a double threat, scrambling when he couldn't find an open receiver. His running gave his team yardage when it needed it and helped in a 12-0 victory over 4th SOPS. The first score
  • 50th SCS volunteers key to Eagle Summit Ranch opening

    An occasional horse whinny echoes through the Wet Mountains near Westcliffe, Colo. Fifteen horses reside on the 160-acre Eagle Summit Ranch, which faces the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The ranch is otherwise serene - and the perfect location for someone to recoup from a physical or mental injury. Soon, as many as 10 injured servicemembers and their
  • Schriever patriots commemorate Sept. 11 anniversary

    Nearly 7,000 people at Schriever -- servicemembers, government civilians and contractors -- answer their nation's call on a daily basis. Some of those patriots gathered at a commemoration ceremony here Sept. 11 to remember the first casualties of a war on terrorism that the United States continues to fight today. "The world experienced irreversible
  • News Briefs - Week of September 13, 2007

    Below are news briefs for the week of September 13, 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.
  • 4th SOPS gets down and dirty at Jack's Valley

    4th SOPS Airmen were testing their skills at Jack's Valley at the Air Force Academy where they were tested on possible scenarios, provided with weapon training and given pertinent information. The training, which took place Sept. 4-7, was to prepare the Airmen for different combat related situations. "The purpose is realistic convoy training to
  • ESOHCAMP assessment to begin Sept. 17

    The 50th Space Wing here will hold an internal Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program assessment Sept. 17-21. The assessment team will hold an ESOHCAMP inspection briefing in the Wing Conference Room of the DeKok Building Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.ESOHCAMPs are conducted with the mindset that protection and

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