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  • News Briefs - Week of August 30, 2007

    Below are news briefs for the week of August 30, 2007. To submit news briefs for consideration, send an e-mail to the Satellite Flyer Online with the subject line "News Brief." Essay contest focuses on Air Force history An essay contest is being held in which the winner will receive a ticket to the 60th Air Force Birthday Bash taking place Sept. 21
  • ABU's make debut at Schriever

    The new Airman Battle Uniform has recently made its debut at Schriever for some deploying members here and has recently become available for purchase at Peterson's Military Clothing Sales. Two Airmen here at Schriever, who were both issued a set of ABU's for their upcoming deployments, offer their opinions about the new uniform. "From a
  • News Briefs - Week of August 23, 2007

    Below are news briefs for the week of August 23, 2007. To submit news briefs for consideration, send an e-mail to the Satellite Flyer Online with the subject line "News Brief." Operation Hope, America Supports You Freedom Walk to take place Sep. 8 The second annual Operation Hope/America Supports You Freedom Walk will commence at Fort Carson from
  • Air Force fitness test now pass, fail

    Air Force officials here recently announced a change to physical fitness test standards for all Airmen. The "marginal" category has been eliminated, and the test will now be either pass or fail. Previously, Airmen who scored below 70 on the fitness test failed, and those who scored between 70 and 74.9 received a marginal rating, while Airmen who
  • Academy tailgating season has arrived

    Football season is here and what better way to celebrate than tailgating and supporting the Air Force Academy Falcons? Togetherness, morale, support and free food, in addition to all the fun, come with the tailgating experience. When the Falcons kick-off their home season Sept. 1 at noon versus South Carolina State, Company Grade Officer Council
  • NOPS wins intramural softball championship

    And then there were two -- two teams left in the intramural softball tournament here on base. One team favored and one team hoping to knock off the "favored." And that team, 50th SCS, came close to at least pushing it to one more game in the double-elimination tournament, but in the end the "favored" NOPS pulled out a 14-12 victory and earned their
  • Heart Link back on base, benefiting spouses

    After a two-year hiatus, the Schriever Heart Link program is back on base. Geared toward helping spouses gain knowledge of the military aspect of life, Heart Link took place August 16 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The spouses were treated to a variety of activities, which included games, a briefing by Chief Master Sgt. Clarence Moore,
  • 50th SCS, NOPS to play for championship

    One more day to go. It's been a full week of softball, including a full day August 15, in which NOPS defeated 50th SCS, 15-5; CPTS defeated SIDC-3, 9-2 and 4th SOPS defeated JNIC, 11-2. Three teams were back in action August 16 to see who would stay alive to compete against the three-time defending intramural softball champions, NOPS, on August 17
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