#IamSCHRIEVER Portraits

  • Donations make difference for Iraq's war-torn children

    Making a difference and bringing a smile to a child's face is easier than you may think. If you have ever wondered how you could possibly help better the lives of the children in the mist of the war in Iraq, you need to look no further than here at Schriever. First Lt. Megan Standifer, a spacecraft engineer for 4th SOPS, is spearheading the Iraqi
  • The sky is falling ... with Airmen from Schriever

    Throughout a stormy Saturday afternoon near Fort Collins, Colo. excited skydivers from Schriever Air Force Base fell screaming from heights greater than 17,000 feet. They soon discovered, even in July, clouds at this altitude can contain snow and sleet. The group of 30 Airmen Basic through Senior Airmen were part of the 2007 Schriever Skydiving
  • Base picnic unites Schriever community, families

    Two thousand one hundred plates is a lot of food. But to a picnic chairman, 2,100 plates is a success. John Brunfeldt, who chaired this year's base picnic held July 20, is worn out but pleased with the annual event. "I think it was a great success," said Mr. Brunfeldt, Combat Support Flight chief for the 50th Services Division. "It seemed that
  • Tasty treats at ice cream social

    Kids and ice cream -- both a perfect and dangerous combination. The two met July 18 for the annual ice cream social held here at the Child Development Center. Parents also came to visit their children and partake in the festivities. The social, a tradition since the CDC opened, is held to encourage parent, teacher and administration interaction,
  • Schriever catches the spinning bug

    Mandatory doesn't have to mean boring, and for the 50th Contracting Squadron, who attend mandatory spinning classes on Mondays at 6:30 a.m. at the main fitness center, fun and a good workout is what they get Monday mornings. About 17 students show up for the 45-minute classes, which are part of the War Fit program taught by instructor Brenda Lewis.
  • Get Out and Go: Take a hike!

    The benefits of hiking and being in the great outdoors are many. Whether going by yourself or participating in a group hike, such as the monthly hike by the Health and Wellness Center here, it's best to be prepared.  From www.hikerscorner.com, follow these general tips for a safe hiking experience: - Wear hiking boots instead of shoes to help
  • Schriever's Patriotic Neighbor

    Many Schriever motorists have noticed the house located on Highway 94 near Curtis Road and an American flag that always flies in the front yard -- wind, rain or shine. Jack Weber loves his solitude, his calves and his troops. He lives in a trailer near the house on the property and is responsible for making sure the flag is proudly displayed day
  • Schriever volunteers pitch in to beautify neighborhood park

    A little community park was getting a lot of tender love and care June 27 as Schriever volunteers set their sites on beautifying nearby Ellicott Park. The park was in need of that care -- chipped paint, overgrown bushes and other in-need-of-repair items got the attention they deserved. Paint brushes, weed trimmers, shovels and other tools were used
  • Get Out and Go: Schriever hikers explore Fox Run Park

    Water? Check. Bug spray? Check. Snacks? Check. With all the necessities in order, hikers took to the shady trails of Fox Run Park June 22 as part of the Health and Wellness Center's monthly hike. And with plenty of sun and temperatures in the mid-80s, the weather only added to the walk. The hikes are open to anyone at Schriever, including family
  • From 'Master of the Sky' to Master of Space: 50th TFW gains new life, new mission in ultimate high ground

    Editor's note: As the Air Force prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2007, a look back at the 50th Space Wing's journey is appropriate. Throughout the following months, the Satellite Flyer Online will publish articles describing the wing's distinguished past. This is the ninth article in the series. Air Force officials soon reversed their

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