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  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of Feb. 15

    "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.
  • Schriever helping agencies give couples, families support

    The military is a distinctive lifestyle that can be unpredictable, unmalleable and tasking – it also comes with a host of advantages.
  • I am Schriever: Reaching final orbit

    Late one evening in 1988, an airman basic F-16 avionics technician tinkered with the electronics systems in the cockpit of the jet fighter at the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing, Hahn Air Base, Germany. Wiping the sweat from his brow with the sleeve of his fatigues, he paused to gaze up into a starry night sky, contemplating how fortunate he was to have the job he had. He had no way of knowing the realm of space would be where he would end his career 30 years later.
  • Chaplains taking care of Airmen, families always

    The 50th Space Wing chaplain’s office is emphasizing the importance of taking care of Airmen and families, always, following a recent 50th SW commander’s call. “During Col. [Jennifer] Grant’s last all-call, I saw that priority and it spurred a few thoughts on how I think we as a team can hit that mark,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Portmann Werner, 50th SW Chaplain. He explained in the chaplain’s office, it is their day-to-day job to take care of Airmen and their families. However, what some people may not stop and think about is each person should be taking care of the person next to them.
  • Don’t be a scrooge for the holidays

    “Bah Humbug!” Ebenezer Scrooge’s signature catchphrase has become well known in popular culture as an expression of distaste towards holiday festivities, but one does not need to be a scrooge to have negative feelings associated with the holiday season.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of Nov. 30

    "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.
  • Smoking: quitting is key

    For decades, we’ve been hearing about the health risks of smoking; how it causes cancer, how it isn’t “cool” or “hip” to be habitually addicted to a reckless habit. It is information drilled into us over and over again, yet some still choose to smoke - I used to be one of them.
  • I am Schriever: Cultivating tradition, innovation

    When global positioning system, or GPS is mentioned, cell phones and car navigation flood the mind. For Senior Airman Michael Fruit, 2nd Space Operations Squadron satellite systems operator, GPS means keeping the family farm afloat.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of Nov. 9

    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 567-5040.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of Oct. 26

    "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 567-5040. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)
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