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  • 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
  • New system to provide advanced satellite operations

    The 50th Space Wing will soon launch the military's first new satellite system of any kind in more than a decade. Wideband Global Satellite Communications System will consist of three satellites to provide seamless support for U.S. and allied forces around the world. "Throughout the past 60 years, digital technology has shaped the modern
  • Schriever says goodbye to Airmen firefighters

    Airmen firefighters here were honored in a ceremony for being the last military firefighters stationed at Schriever Air Force Base. The fire department will transition to all civilian personnel by November. Approximately 50 people attended the ceremony Monday morning at the fire department where the Airmen were honored by Col. Terry Djuric,
  • Intramural softball tournament underway

    It was day two of the intramural softball tournament here on August 14, as eight teams competed to stay strong in the double-elimination tournament.  First up was the defending champions NOPS, who took on 4th SOPS in the first game of the day. With a goal to defend its title once again, NOPS played strong throughout to win the contest 16-5. NOPS'
  • News Briefs - Week of August 16, 2007

    Below are news briefs for the week of August 16, 2007. To submit news briefs for consideration, send an e-mail to the Satellite Flyer Online with the subject line "News Brief." Cripple Creek to honor Armed Forces Cripple Creek is hosting a two-day event recognizing military members and their families Aug. 18-19. The event will include free
  • GPS fleet to transition to upgraded control system

    The Air Force is completing final preparation for transitioning the Global Positioning System ground segment to the new Architecture Evolution Plan in September. AEP was developed by the Space and Missile Systems Center's GPS Wing, under contract with Boeing, to replace the legacy 1970s-era mainframe computer at the 50th Space Wing, Schriever AFB,
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