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  • Military families help Garden of the Gods with spring cleaning

    Ask anyone who's ever been stuck doing chores, and they'll tell you: spring cleaning is a family affair. Of course, Garden of the Gods is more than a living room. Fortunately, a large family turned out to help clean it: a family made up of Colorado Springs residents, servicemembers from each of the local military bases and their spouses and
  • When Little Bear Met Wolf

    Little Bear has a young heart, a gentle spirit and a face that carries wrinkles from many years of a life well lived. She stands about five feet tall, and her silver hair trails down in an easy curve to the tops of her shoulders. Timber has a young heart and a young body to match. His piercing blue gaze instantly captures everyone's attention in a
  • CSAF civic leaders witness 'business as usual' during Schriever AFB visit

    They came. They saw. They learned. Civic leaders from around the United States saw at Schriever what Air Force Space Command is all about as Airmen carried on business as usual here April 12. The civic leaders got to meet young enlisted Airmen and officers who provide space-based combat effects, including Airman 1st Class Justin Froehlich, whose
  • Schriever Airman becomes local celebrity

    One of Schriever's space professionals is a local celebrity thanks to a keen understanding of his mission as a space systems operator with the 2nd Space Operations Squadron here. Airman 1st Class Justin Froehlich was highlighted in a keynote speech by Gen. Kevin Chilton, commander of Air Force Space Command, at the National Space Symposium April 12
  • Spring Fling an 'egg-citing' success

    This year's Spring Fling at the Main Fitness Center here Saturday was a success, drawing more than 1,200 Schriever employees, spouses and egg-static children. The weather cooperated with the 50th Services Division to draw the large crowd, said James Grof, the 50th SVS marketing director. People could wander outside in the sunny, 60-degree weather
  • 50th SW Staff NCO reflects on deployments to Southwest Asia

    Editor's Note: As Schriever Air Force Base celebrates Women's History Month, the Satellite Flyer will publish stories about Schriever women who have recently returned from deployments supporting the Global War on Terrorism. This is the second article in a three-part series. The 50th Space Wing Staff client support administrator has seen some
  • 50th SW IMA: Serving in AF Reserve 'best of both worlds'

    The 50th Space Wing's individual mobilization augmentee first joined the Air Force nearly 27 years ago to find something that would be better than the first job she had out of college. While Col. Jane Rohr originally planned to serve four years and separate, she's still serving her country through the Air Force Reserve today. Colonel Rohr graduated
  • Healing Horses

    To watch 13-year-old Erin Pelton ride a horse, you wouldn't think she was any different than any other teenager. Although she looks the same, Erin doesn't just ride horses for fun, she rides for therapy. Erin, daughter of Capt. Doug and Rebecca Pelton, 1st Space Operations Squadron, has dystonic cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects
  • 3rd SOPS orbital analyst wins 14th AF Airman of the Year

    An orbital analysis technician with the 3rd Space Operations Squadron here won the 14th Air Force Airman of the Year award for 2006. If the previous statement seems like déjà vu, it's because Senior Airman Joshua Cobb was also 14th Air Force Airman of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2006. "From the day he arrived, Airman Cobb has focused his
  • Space pros reflect on history of GPS SVN-15

    A Boeing representative visited Schriever March 14 to recall the history of GPS Satellite Vehicle Number 15 and join space professionals in a final farewell to the oldest GPS satellite in history. Frank Czopek, the GPS Block II and IIA project manager, recalled SVN-15's rocky start before it got off the ground as well as its history once it became
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