Chief Master Sgt. Patricia Ford is the superintendent of the 50th Network Operations Group and has been in the Air Force for 22 years. Ford has held six different positions throughout Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, additionally she has gone on a deployment to Saudi Arabia, since February 2012. She has seen the base change and evolve into the space leader it is today, and it has driven her to be better and to expect excellence. Although a lot of personnel have come and gone, she has seen the base flourish and is forever thankful for the many friends, co-workers and personnel that have shaped her into the person she is today. Ford will be leaving Schriever AFB and reassigned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia as the new Air Combat Command A6/3D Functional Manager.