#IamSCHRIEVER Portraits

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  • 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.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - 4th of July

    2nd Lt. Matthew Triplett, student with the 50th Operations Support Squadron. "IamSCHRIEVER Portraits” feature photos and interviews of Team Schriever members and aim to engage community members and share their stories and experiences with all of Team Schriever. The intent is to increase awareness, appreciation and engagement of diversity within the force and enable more open, honest and respectful communication throughout base. If you are interested in sharing your stories, call the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 719-567-5040.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - 4th of July

    “Fourth of July is also my mom’s birthday. Growing up, it was always a fun time with my family on that day. During my freshman year of high school, we took a trip to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. My favorite part was watching all the fireworks and having the opportunity to meet the Mescalero Apache Tribe and learn about their
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