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  • I am Schriever: Go big or go home

    After she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in 2015, Tech. Sgt. Carmen Mena-Flores, noncommissioned officer in charge, commander’s support staff with the National Reconnaissance Office Operations Squadron’s first words were, “This too will pass.”
  • Benefits of service: Education, healthcare

    When deciding whether or not to join the military, many factors come into play, such as financial stability and educational opportunities. Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado ensures Airmen are offered opportunities to pursue higher education, all while staying healthy physically, mentally and financially.
  • Keep eyes wide for suspicious signs

    Terrorism has plagued civilization for thousands of years, taking on different forms and evolving alongside technology to remain a constant threat.
  • Fire training takes flight

    Schriever Fire Department firefighters had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with a new air evacuation helicopter during an annual fire training with UCHealth and Rocky Mountain Mobile Medical at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 30.
  • School season brings traffic considerations

    With the beginning of the school year on the horizon, the 50th Space Wing Safety Office and childcare personnel are advocating Schriever Airmen be aware of school bus traffic rules as well as safety conditions of the season.
  • Benefits of service: Training, experience

    One of the challenges many people may face when determining a career path is employers requiring job experience and/or training as a condition of hire. It can sometimes be difficult to obtain one while needing the other. The Air Force affords people the opportunity to receive both while getting paid.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of July 19

    “I always love getting outdoors and trying new things. Since I have been in Colorado, my favorite thing I’ve done is skydiving. I signed up for that through the Single Airman Initiative Program. When you jump out of the plane, the air catches you so quickly that you’re just gliding. Being up there and taking in all the views was the best experience
  • SFD personnel detail Red Flag, fire restrictions

    With summer in full swing and the risk of wildfires at their peak, Schriever Fire Department personnel are making sure Airmen understand the various stages of fire restrictions as well as the meaning of Red Flag warnings.
  • Benefits of service: Pay, leave, advancement

    Most Airmen currently serving at one point considered the benefits of service before deciding to raise their right hands. While the considerations are many, three common categories that can often sway people toward setting off into the wild blue yonder are: advancement, pay and leave.
  • Deployment prep: stay ready to go

    It’s a phone call Airmen know can come at any minute, but few are expecting: “Hello, this is your unit deployment manager. We just got a short notice deployment tasking for you, and you leave in 10 days.” While not the norm, phone calls like this aren’t uncommon and UDMs at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, are reminding Airmen of the importance of remaining deployment ready at all times.
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