• 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
  • 2nd-annual Freedom Walk honors veterans of past, present

    The second-annual Operation Hope/America Supports You Freedom Walk at Fort Carson on Sept. 8 commemorated the events of Sept. 11, 2001, honored veterans and civil servants and expressed support for servicemembers fighting the Global War on Terrorism. Sponsored by the Beacon of Hope Outreach Center, the day was full of special guests, entertainment
  • AF officials revise ABU policy

    Now that the Airman battle uniform is on the shelves of some military clothing sales stores, Air Force uniform officials here released a revised ABU wear policy message Sept. 5 to ensure Airmen are aware of the standards for the new uniform. The message is a follow up to the wear policy message released in February. "The first wear message was very
  • Be aware of cell phone vulnerabilities

    An unpleasant experience occurred when Army Staff Sgt. Luke Blum accidently left his cell phone at a restaurant one night after going out to dine with friends. "I called my cell phone and some guy answered it," the Soldier assigned to the 53rd Signal Battalion here recollected. "He said that I could meet him but I would have to pay to get my cell
  • AFPC to release improved force-development tool

    Air Force Personnel Command is scheduled to launch a new Web-based decision support tool for officers and civilians Sept. 14. AFPC will deploy the Airmen Development Plan in two phases. Phase One will apply to active duty officers and will replace the transitional Officer Development Plan (T-ODP). Phase Two will replace the transitional Civilian

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