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  • Air Force Reservist assists in Life-Saving Care Aboard a Commercial Flight

    On December 2, an Air Force Reserve technical sergeant was in the right place at the right time when a fellow passenger on a civilian flight suffered an in-flight emergency.Tech. Sgt. Donny, a Pararescue specialist, with 304th Rescue Squadron in Portland, was traveling from Portland to Phoenix when he was called into action. Crewmembers aboard his
  • USAF reservist, wife decorate White House

    When Amber saw an opportunity to volunteer to decorate the White House come across her Facebook feed, she thought of her husband, Matt, who joined the Air Force Reserve in 2008, and how meaningful the experience would be for both of them. Plus, Christmas is her favorite holiday and she loves to decorate.
  • Air Force Reserve award winners announced

    Congratulations to the Air Force Reserve winners for the Air Force General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration and the Annual Information Dominance Professionals of the Year Awards for FY19.
  • Base Bulletin -- Week of Dec. 5

    Find more information for some of these events on the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook page events section.* Spouses are invited to events marked with This weekTree LightingThe annual tree lighting will take place at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 5 outside of Bldg. 210.Annual Children’s Holiday Fest: Dec. 7, Volunteers NeededThe 50th Force Support Squadron is
  • Free shuttle service provides Schriever community rides

    The on-base shuttle service outside the restricted area has been extended until Jan. 31 and will transport members around the base.
  • Schriever implements secure cloud storage

    Airmen here now have access to one terabyte of cloud storage and live collaboration thanks to the Air Force implementation of Microsoft OneDrive.OneDrive allows Airmen to share and collaborate on documents with selected users and groups in real time through its integration with Microsoft Office 365 suite. The data follows Airmen wherever they go.“A
  • Share your truth: It will be okay

    “I’m going to die.”Was the repeat thought in the mind of Master Sgt. Randi Ross, 926th Wing yellow ribbon program coordinator, as she sat on the phone with her doctor days before Christmas in 2016. She listened in disbelief as her doctor told her she had ductal carcinoma in situ.“I knew what it meant, breast cancer, but I just kept saying you must
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Military Exchanges halt vape sales

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and the Navy Exchange have stopped selling vape-related products. AAFES removed vape-related products from its shelves Sept. 30. Navy Exchange Service Command removed products from NEX retail shelves and directed NEX concessionaires and vendors to discontinue the sale of vaping products after Oct. 1.
  • 2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts next month

    Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year? Unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event, open season is your only chance to enroll in or make a change to your enrollment for the participating programs. TRICARE Open Season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan. Federal Benefits Open Season is for enrollment in a Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program dental and vision plan. Both the TRICARE and FEDVIP open seasons will run from Nov. 11 to Dec. 9.
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