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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Vice President Mike Pence greets Air Force Space Command Commander General Jay Raymond, June 23, 2017. Pence visited Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station for a closer look at how space plays an integral role in military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt) Vice President visits front range for day with space
Vice President Michael Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
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June is PTSD awareness month. The Air Force Medical Service is employing treatments for PTSD that makes a real difference in the lives of Airmen suffering from this invisible wound of war. PTSD treatment confronts the trauma behind the disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered one of the “signature wounds” of the current conflicts in the Middle East. But many people may not know that there are highly effective treatments for this invisible wound being deployed at Air Force hospitals and clinics today. It’s normal to feel stressed and anxious after a traumatic event. For
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the fiscal year 2018 budget request for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Air Force leaders continue to emphasize air and space priorities on Capitol Hill
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein briefed congressional leaders on the Senate’s Defense Appropriations Committee on the future of air and space power during testimony on Capitol Hill June 21.
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Col. Devin Pepper, 21st Operations Group commander, hands the 12th Space Warning Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Carl Bottolfson at a change of command ceremony, June 8, 2017, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. The 12th SWS provides critical, real-time warning of ballistic missile attacks against North America and detects, tracks and identifies earth-orbiting objects in support of U.S. Strategic Command's space control mission. (Courtesy Photo) 12th Space Warning Squadron welcomes new commander

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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks about the new deputy chief of staff for space, and her role as principal advisor to the secretary of Defense on space, during the Strategic National Security Space discussion in Washington, D.C., June 16, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Air Force Stands Up New Headquarters Space Directorate
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has approved the reorganization of the Air Force headquarters to establish a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, who will be a three-star Air Force general officer.
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Lt. Col. Phillip Verroco, 21st Space Operations Squadron commander, gives the detachment flag to Maj. Edmond Chan, Detachment 3 incoming commander, during the Detachment 3 Change of Command Ceremony, Kaena Point, Hawaii, June 9, 2017.  Detachment 3 is a component of the 21st Space Operations Squadron, 50th Network Operations Group, 50th Space Wing, and is located on the western tip of Oahu.  It is the oldest and one of seven worldwide remote tracking stations in the Air Force Satellite Control Network.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman) Oldest AF Satellite Control Network welcomes new commander
Detachment 3, 21st Space Operations Squadron,welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony held atop the Waianaemountain range, Hawaii, June 9. Maj. Edmond Chan assumed command of the detachment from Maj.Robert F. Shumaker.  Lt. Col. PhillipVerroco, 21st Space Operations Squadron commander, presided over the ceremony. “Three years
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Col. DeAnna Burt, 50th Space Wing Commander, gives Senior Airman Brandon Myers, 2 SOPS satellite system operator, the final command to decommission satellite vehicle number 32 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Monday, June 12, 2017. First Lt. Col. Peter Norsky, 2 SOPS commander, observes the final command.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class William Tracy) 2 SOPS bids farewell to ageing satellite
The 2nd Space Operations Squadron began the disposal of Satellite Vehicle Number 32, Inter Range Operation Number 6809, June 5, and was fully disposed June 12. The process took several days, and each day focused on a different aspect of the disposal, such as putting the vehicle into a spin-stabilized configuration, firing thrusters to raise the orbit, depleting the vehicle of any remaining fuel and disconnecting the battery chargers and turning off the receivers.
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PROVO CANYON, Utah – Al Strait, 21st Space Wing director of staff, pauses on the trail of the Squaw Peak 50 Mile Adventure Run in Provo Canyon, Utah, June 3, 2017. Strait, 64, prepared for this 50 mile challenge with long Saturday morning runs and participating in other events such as the Bataan Memorial Death March. (Courtesy photo) Enduring perseverance: 50 miles and 18 hours of ‘just a little more’
Strait, 64, started the morning of June 3, shrouded in complete darkness at 4 a.m. ready to take on a grueling 50 mile adventure run with his mind set on finishing it in Provo, Utah. Offering challenges, expected and unexpected, Strait pushed through the adversities and emerged at the finish line 18 hours later, leaving all he had on the trail behind him.
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Col. Anthony Mastalir, 50th Space Wing vice commander, throws the opening pitch for Sky Sox Air Force appreciation night in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thursday, June 8, 2017.  Mastalir represented Schriever during the event, which recognized military members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class William Tracy) Schriever represents at Sky Sox game

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2017
U.S. Air Force Occupational Safety is seeking field level recommendations in review of- and comments on- the new publication style of AFI 91-203. Comments are now being taken regarding AFI 91-203, chapters 1-11, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction, in an effort to gain insight and perspectives from stakeholders. (U.S. Air Force Illustration by Susan Merhege) Airmen invited to comment on safety publication
To gain insight and perspective from all Air Force stakeholders, the Air Force Safety Center requests informal comments on the draft revision of Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-203, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction.  The AFI is the Air Force’s Occupational Safety and Health instruction and defines the Air Force’s minimum
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