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  • 2nd SOPS reaches GPS milestone with AEP 7.5 command

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron took formal command of Architecture Evolution Plan 7.5, the largest GPS architectural change in operational history, after its successful installation at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov 16, 2018.
  • 19 SOPS puts holiday spirit on display

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Members of the 19th Space Operations Squadron showed their holiday spirit by displaying 'GPS' in Christmas lights at their building during the month of December, 2017. 19 SOPS is a classic Reserve associate unit to 2 SOPS, 50th Space Wing, with a mission to perform launch, early-orbit, anomaly resolution and
  • 6 SOPS flies the COOP

    Once a year, members from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) travel from Suitland, Maryland, to Schriever AFB to work side-by-side with the 6th Space Operations Squadron for Continuity of Operations (COOP) training. 6 SOPS, a Reserve squadron and part of the 310th Space Wing on Schriever, specializes in operating the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites.
  • Citizen Airmen assist in global communication

    Fifteen years ago, a permanent change of station for Airmen meant having an in-depth travel plan. Paper road maps, phone calls to hotels and communicating with leadership before their travels were just a few of the necessary steps. There was no GPS, or ways to send email while on the road.
  • Obituary: Farewell to SVN-35

    June 10, 2016, was a sad day for 2nd Space Operations Squadron as it said goodbye to one of its older children – GPS Satellite Vehicle No. 35.
  • GPS registers most accurate signal yet

    On April 25, the Air Force’s GPS registered its most accurate signal yet, according to the Aerospace Corporation, which has been monitoring the data since 2002.
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