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  • 21st Medical Group warns of West Nile risk

    The 21st Medical Group is warning residents of Colorado Springs about West Nile Virus risks for the summer. The West Nile Virus is a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall. Most often, West Nile is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected
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  • Headquarters National Security Space Institute selects Missile Warning Advanced Course students

    Headquarters National Security Space Institute will conduct the first-of-its-kind Missile Warning Advanced Course here July 24. This 13-week course is designed to create experts in the missile warning and defense mission arena. The MWAC course will provide in-depth education on missile warning and defense with a focus on space-based warning assets.
  • 50th SW plays critical role in Zarqawi air strike

    The 50th Space Wing here provided critical space-based combat effects in support of the air strike June 8 that killed the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq. F-16 Falcon pilots dropped two 500-pound bombs—a laser-guided GBU-12 and a Global Positioning System-aided GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition, or JDAM—on a safehouse northeast of Baquba, Iraq,
  • F.E. Warren’s Top 3 honors nation’s veterans

    They have served the country and fought for its freedom. They tell war stories about times and situations we could never comprehend. Their bravery and dedication to our country transcends the years. They are the nation’s heroes. Honoring and supporting the nation’s veterans is the responsibility of every military member. The F.E. Warren Top 3
  • Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Announces Retirement

    The 14th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Gerald R. Murray, announced Jan. 31 that he plans to retire this summer after serving more than 28 years. Chief Murray has served as the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force since July 1, 2002. “I’ve grown up as an Airman,” said Chief Murray who enlisted in October of 1977 from his childhood home
  • VMOC Net-Centric initiative wins NASA award

    The Air Force Space Battlelab’s Virtual Mission Operations Center demonstration team recently won NASA’s 2005 "Turning Goals into Reality” award for Partnerships for National Security. Since 1998, the NASA TGIR awards are given annually to recognize the most significant accomplishments toward achieving the Agency’s goals and objectives in
  • Commentary: Security forces and transformation: why and what for?

    A lot has been made recently of the Air Force’s plan to transform security forces and the entire Air Force in general into a more capable fighting power. This has been met with cheers from most inside the security forces community, but also with many jeers from other career fields. The common jeer goes something like this, “I didn’t join the Air
  • Home PC users: Avoid the spyware blues

    Malware such as viruses and spyware is an increasing threat to home computer systems, the 50th Space Communications Squadron’s Information Assurance Office warned this week. While the Schriever network has several layers of protection between its computers and the Internet, users at home don’t have the same luxury, said Tech. Sgt. Mark Gousse, IA
  • Schriever Judge Advocate office offers tips on preventing identity theft

    According to a release from the Department of Veterans Affairs approximately 1.1 million active duty members, 430,000 National Guardsmen, 645,000 Reservists and millions of Veterans Affairs members were affected by the recent theft of personal records. Servicemembers may report potential identity theft by working with any of the three credit

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