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  • Right place, right time; Vandenberg officer helps save a life

    As space experts and representatives from around the globe met to discuss present and future space capabilities during the 2019 Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., one of its participants was focused on something very different. Lt. Col. Olivier Fleury, the French Joint Staff Liaison Officer for Space at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., was focused on staying calm as he was trying to save a life.
  • AFSPC salutes essay contest winners

    The Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the Air Force Association and Air Force Space Command announced the winners of the 2018 Gen. Bernard A. Schriever Memorial Essay Contest here January 10.
  • Schriever’s space experimenters blaze new trails

    In the ever-changing realm of space operations, adapting, evolving and innovating are key themes for the 50th Space Wing, the epicenter of space. While the entire wing is tasked with innovation, one unit could be referred to as the tip of the innovation spear: the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron.
  • Vandenberg Airman wins Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award

    Tech. Sgt. April Spilde, 30th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, was selected as one of 12 Airmen to win the Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2018.
  • CCIP: Improving the unit

    “If you don’t practice, you don’t deserve to win.” The inspirational words of retired tennis ace Andre Agassi ring true in many contexts, perhaps none more so than the Commander’s Inspection Program.
  • Unexpected deployment checks Airman’s bucket list

    It was a pretty typical day for Airman 1st Class Nicholas Biekert, 30th Space Communications Squadron client systems technician. He was at the gym playing basketball, when he received a call from his supervisor, Tech. Sgt. Adam Roush, NCO in charge of client systems, asking him to stop by his office. For Biekert, the phone call was likely to
  • Vandenberg equestrians ride to recover

    A RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale Air Force Base recently crashed during a trip back to its home station, June 21. The aircraft landed near Mount Whitney in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, a terrain difficult to access via motor vehicle, or on foot. However, the topography
  • Handshake, lifetime award bridge four generations of Air Force space history

    It was not a typical awards banquet. For those fortunate to attend the 43rd Annual Salute to Space and Missile Systems Center awards banquet here on June 9, it was a history lesson, leadership seminar and strategy session all wrapped in one.
  • You have dreams, there are opportunities

    From a very young age, many children are told to “stay in school,” because it’s a critical factor for our future success; however, for college, it is easier said than done.
  • 24-hour fitness grand opening

    Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, along with Airmen from the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron and 21st Force Support Squadron, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of 24-hour fitness at the Fitness Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 16, 2017. Military ID registration for 24/7 access is now available at the Fitness Center. (U. S.

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