• 50th Security Forces Squadron gains new commander

    A task force operations officer during Operation Desert Safeside, the first offensive ground combat operation in Air Force history, assumed command of the 50th Security Forces Squadron here in a ceremony June 21. Maj. Glen Christensen assumed command of 50th SFS from Capt. Justin White, the acting squadron commander. The previous 50th SFS
  • 821st Air Base Group deputy to take reins of 1st SOPS

    The deputy commander of the 821st Air Base Group at Thule Air Base, Greenland, will assume command of the 1st Space Operations Squadron here in a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. June 27 in front of the DeKok Building. Lt. Col. Erik Eliasen will succeed Lt. Col. Craig Bomberg, who will attend the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base,
  • TriCare offers methods to save money on health care

    TriCare offers money-saving features that may allow military families to reduce health care costs. Four key ways to save are to choose generic drugs, use TriCare's mail-order pharmacy program, keep doctors' appointments and sign up for automatic payment. Choose Generic Drugs With generic drugs, families can save as much as 40 to 60 percent on
  • 576th FLTS changes command

    The aide-de-camp to the Air Force vice chief of staff assumed command of the 576th Flight Test Squadron, a geographically separated unit of the Space Innovation and Development Center's 595th Space Group, in a ceremony June 21 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Lt. Col. Lesa Toler will succeed Lt. Col. Stephen Davis, who has been selected as a
  • Schriever E-6, E-7 selectees named

    The names of Schriever's new technical and master sergeant selectees were released June 18. Selected for promotion to master sergeant are: Jeremy Bair, 3rd SES Tammie Barker, 3rd SOPS Joseph Barry, 50th SCS Myron Bryant, 4th SOPS Shawn Conlan, 50th SCS Elizabeth Crist, 50th MSS Scott Dillingham, 50th SFS Gregory Donmoyer, 50th SFS Darren Evans,
  • Uniform officials warn of knockoff ABUs

    Uniforms purporting to be Airman Battle Uniforms are on sale at various Web sites, but Air Force officials warn that these uniforms are not the authorized items provided by the Air Force's official source, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, and may not meet the service's stringent specifications.Many Airmen who want to get the uniform immediately
  • Chief's Pick - Senior Airman Paulo Vaz de Carvalho

    Senior Airman Paulo Vaz de Carvalho, a communications-computer systems operator with the 50th Space Communications Squadron here, is the Chief's Pick for June 2007.AT WORKBest part of your job: My co-workers; you can learn so much from your peers. Best Air Force experience: Making senior airman below the zone caught me by surprise. Time at

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