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  • 50th OSS trains warfighters with new course

    The 50th Operations Support Squadron is holding its largest class to train 64 space operators.This is in response to the new officer undergraduate space training and enlisted space training courses being taught at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. “The new course will provide a base-level foundation for space operators,” Master Sgt. Carl
  • Team Schriever recognizes Veterans Day heritage

    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice was signed, marking the end of World War I. The day later was recognized as a holiday, which would eventually become Veterans Day.James Mesco, 50th Space Wing historian, is a retired Air Force master sergeant whose father served in World War II and was part of the invasion on the
  • Civilians make the difference for ALS

    When most people think of the United States Air Force, the first things that comes to mind are the men and women in uniform. While those men and women do make up a big part of the force, there are many other valuable members that work alongside them.
  • Colorado Springs mayor recognizes three Schriever Airmen

    Three Schriever Airmen were nominated as finalists for the sixth-annual Colorado Springs Mayor’s Young Leaders Award and will be recognized during a ceremony next month where the winner will be announced. Tech. Sgt. John Camacho, 50th Security Forces Squadron lead investigator, Capt. Lauren Oglesby, 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron flight commander, and Maj. Louis Pagano, 21st Medical Squadron, director of psychological health, were all recognized as finalists in the military leader category, one of the six categories for young leaders in the Colorado Springs community.
  • Not your average rocket launch; 45th SW supports Pegasus ICON

    The 45th Space Wing supported the Pegasus ICON rocket launch on Nov. 7, 2018 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Skid Strip.Skid Strip? That’s quite different than a standard launch from the Cape – don’t rockets launch from pads? The skid strip, a smaller flight line on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, served as the acting “launch pad” for an
  • Big wins for small business expected at Air Force Space Pitch Day

    On Nov. 5, the U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) kicked-off the first Air Force Space Pitch Day event in which the center is expected to green light up to $50 million in contract awards.During this two-day event, small businesses and start-ups will pitch to a specific Air Force Space mission set in hopes of scoring a contract
  • Deputy SecDef, SecAF meet with Space leaders, joint warfighters on Front Range

    Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist and Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett completed their first official trips to Peterson AFB to learn about military space operations from U.S. Space Command and Air Force Space Command leaders and space operators Nov. 1.This was the first time Norquist and Barrett toured the National Space Defense
  • Air Force welcomes small businesses to pitch their “BIG” ideas

    With up to $50 million in contracts on the line, non-traditional and small businesses are gathering in the "City by the Bay" to attend the Air Force Space Pitch Day event, hosted by the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Nov. 5-6. in San Francisco, Calif. The two-day event will feature esteemed keynotes, expert panels, innovative startup
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