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  • AFAF provides for those in need

    I have always given to Air Force Assistance Fund throughout my career, but never had first-hand  knowledge of what they could do. Since 1997, I have been a staunch supporter of AFAF and the Air Force Aid Society in particular. While stationed at Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, I had a cough that just wouldn't go away. After a few doctor visits, I
  • Widow of Schriever NCO: Thank you for giving to Air Force Aid

    Editor's Note: In February 2006, the Satellite Flyer published a commentary by Master Sgt. Michael Evert, who credited the Air Force Assistance Fund and the Air Force Aid Society with helping him and his family through several difficult situations. Sergeant Evert died Jan. 18 from complications from a brain hemorrhage. What follows is a message of
  • Eyes on OPSEC: Telephone Security

    In 1876, a young inventor whose wife and mother were deaf was researching how sound is transmitted, in the hopes of restoring hearing to his loved ones. He realized an electrical signal could be created with peaks and valleys, just as the air carries sound waves to the ear. Further, this electrical signal could be sent over a wire across vast
  • AF Safety chief shares winter tips

    While the winter months can be an exciting time of year, they can also be extremely dangerous. Twenty Airmen lost their lives from December 2006-March 2007, and as a result, the lives of their families will never be the same! Winter not only brings low temperatures, fewer hours of daylight, and slippery road conditions; it brings countless
  • Military justice maintains vital order, discipline

    Take care of your people! New leaders often receive this bit of advice. For the military leader, taking care of people includes the maintenance of good order and discipline. Good order and discipline is vital to an effective military force -- an undisciplined military force is a losing military force. Maintaining discipline sometimes calls for a
  • U.S. observes 50 years of spaceflight

    Jan. 31 marks the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. launch of a satellite into space. In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. On the day the Soviets launched Sputnik, then-Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy was visiting the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. Army Gen. John B. Medaris and
  • Are you living for 'inspiration of a noble cause'?

    "The inspiration of a noble cause involving human interests wide and far enables men to do things they did not dream themselves capable of before, and which they were not capable of alone. The consciousness of belonging, vitally, to something beyond individuality; of being part of a personality that reaches we know not where, in space and time,
  • Schriever AFB invites small business participation

    Contractors play a vital role in supporting the 50th Space Wing and Air Force missions. For contractors or small businesses new to Air Force or government acquisition, the process to gain business can appear quite daunting. One of the best ways to pursue doing business with the Air Force is to contact the Small Business Specialist assigned to the
  • Buyer beware!

    You're walking down the street on a nice, sunny day when you're approached by a shady looking character in a trench coat. He opens his trench coat, revealing a variety of nice, expensive-looking watches and offers you one for cheap, but you smartly decline because you don't know exactly what you're getting. Why should purchasing an Airman Battle
  • Think OPSEC! -- Unclassified doesn't mean unimportant

    Mention the words "top secret" and everybody starts paying closer attention. Few individuals are deemed trustworthy enough to know our nation's greatest secrets, its abilities and vulnerabilities. There's an aura of mystery surrounding classified information, data that could cause exceptionally grave damage to our nation's security if our enemies
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Weekend safety brief! Have fun, go outside, eat lots of food annnnnd read this graphic to abide by fire restrictions! #ThatIsAll
Part of the first sergeants’ creed states “Every One is my Business.” Every day, the first sergeants make it their mission to maintain the welfare of their Airmen. Forever thankful for the first sergeants who look after us each day. #TeamSchriever is in good hands.
It's another #WorkflowWednesday folks and we hope you're having a great week! Aside from the perks listed here, what are some benefits to military life you enjoy?! #KnowYourMil
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower once stated, “You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.” #KnowYourMil
Guess who's featured this week? 🤗 (Psssst... go to #9)
Many happy returns to our Schriever family this morning!!! Best way to start the day is with the flag! If you didn't catch reveille last Tuesday (or this morning), here are the highlights. #HappyMonday #RedWhiteandBlue
Our Wing Commander highlights upcoming events, encourages safety when out and about this weekend and encourages us to continue to look out for one another. Remember 567-HELP connects you to a wealth of resources to help folks who my be struggling.
310th Space Wing friends and housing family! The holiday may be in full swing but some of our folks are working to serve our team! AAFES not only has the food truck coming our way, but the Dunkin' will ALSO be open 7 – 8 July from 7 – 11 a.m.! Bring your appetites!
“Service members, past and present, remember the enduring legacy of those intrepid patriots who fought during 1775-1783 for independence, and they recall the many times when later Americans have been called to preserve that independence in the face threats from enemies abroad. By wearing the uniform, they declare themselves ready to oppose any foe who would impose tyranny on them and their nation.” -- Rick Sturdevant, deputy director of history with headquarters Air Force Space Command
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! As we all spend time with family, friends and food, check out the reflections of some of our AF family! #IamSCHRIEVER #Family
I am SCHRIEVER: 4th of July
The fire danger this summer is serious. Please heed all fire restrictions. #SpringCreekFire
#4thofJuly is coming our way and to make sure we're taking care of our vacationing followers, our paper will be here before we take off for #Burgers and #BBQs! Tuesday afternoon, pick one up!
With #IndependenceDay around the corner, many of us have plans to either wind down and relax or put in time for family and friends! What are YOUR plans? Or what's your favorite tradition? Share it with us! Whether you can say it with an emoji or some words, we want to know! #Fireworks #BBQ #Camping #Outdoors #Concert #4thofJulyWeekend
#4thofJuly weekend is around the corner everyone! To help get you in the mood for good times, check out one of the latest adventures offered through the Outdoor Rec office! Watch the views and bits of excitement experienced by some of our very own Airmen! (Pssst... maybe also swing by ODR/ITT to scope out their future trips)
Many of you know that #TeamworkMakesTheDreamWork, but did you know our firefighters live by this phrase? Falcon and Schriever FD's came together to better themselves as a unit for future endeavors, how's that for teamwork? “We’ve had mutual aid agreements for many years, and we’ve done some building familiarization, but haven’t trained together very often. This was just a great opportunity and I hope we get to come out here more in the future.” -Jeff Petersma, deputy chief with the Flacon FD
Capt. Ramon Rosario is a great example of using passtimes to keep resilient! https://t.co/plaJBwBTHp
RT @usairforce: At this year's #ASC18, @SecAFOfficial spoke about the #USAF we need verses the #AirForce we have. https://t.co/b4id1eXriH
RT @usairforce: "#Resilient choices equal resilient #Airmen," - #CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright offers advice on taking care of Airmen from the gro…
National #POWMIA Recognition Day has come to it's conclusion among the #TeamSchriever family, but we will never for… https://t.co/2QleK4ANwT
RT @Space_Station: .@NASA TV will preview two upcoming spacewalks to continue station power system upgrades in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Thu…
Happy Birthday Air Force! And thank you to the Airmen who help it run as the #1 Air Force in the world! https://t.co/peIZLC6sXF
RT @DeptofDefense: Still riding! DYK: @30thSpaceWing has the last military police horse program in #DoD? They’re great for law enforcement…
RT @usairforce: During #ASC18, our #Airmen asked: How do you see multi-domain command & control integrating with our allies? @AFSpace comma…
RT @usairforce: Today we celebrate 71 years as the world's greatest #AIRPOWER! #Birthday #AFBDay https://t.co/VOY8ixMUlO
RT @usairforce: On your marks! The #AirForce Marathon is tomorrow @WrightPattAFB! https://t.co/nR2T1BS4Ql
RT @AFSpace: #OTD 1910 General Bernard A. Schriever was born in Bremen, Germany. He led development of the Thor, Atlas, Titan, and Minutema…
Kaena Point heroes humbly share story: https://t.co/wCkzhoXhom via @YouTube
We remember. It is an honor and privilege to serve in memory of those we have lost. https://t.co/wunGHBi0OV
RT @AFSpace: We're introducing each member of #TeamAFSPC, competing in the #AFDefenderChallenge @JBSA_Official - Camp Bullis this week! U…
We’re rooting for you team!!! https://t.co/rn7ymuxGeY
Welcome to Schriever Col. Stratton! Happy to be serving alongside you. Read more at https://t.co/wazpyhMO3k https://t.co/nChka5OiRK