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  • Prairie dogs, rabbits and snakes -- oh, my!

    Located in the prairie, Schriever is no stranger to wildlife. It hosts prairie dogs, rabbits, rattlesnakes, bull snakes, burrowing owls, great horned owls, field mice, antelope, coyotes, thirteen-lined ground squirrels or "striped gophers", birds and other wildlife. While many of these species pose no threat, some can be dangerous if humans venture
  • Flag football season underway

    It's that time of year again - a time when the temperature begins to cool and a pigskin ball is thrown down a field. On a cool, damp morning on Aug. 30, six teams took to the field for intramural flag football season. First up, 3rd SOPS and 50th CPTS. Despite many runs by 3rd SOPS' quarterback Joshua Sollee, the team was not able to post any points
  • STRIPES Pub to have grand opening Sept. 6

    STRIPES Pub is all fun and games, savory food and tasty beers, laid back and unruffled. STRIPES, a cool new pub, opens this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. with an official ribbon cutting ceremony and festivities at The Peterson Air Force Base Consolidated Club, Bldg. 1013. See for yourself what the excitement is about. There will be door prizes, and The
  • 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
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