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  • 6 SOPS Reserve Citizen Airmen excel in fast-paced space mission

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 6th Space Operations Squadron, 310th Space Wing, explain the fast pace of their mission, which is to provide a backup command and control center for the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Aug. 29th, 2018. The DMSP constellation, the longest running production satellite
  • Reserve space squadron upgrades operations floor

    In August, 6 SOPS agreed to partner with the United States Naval Observatory, letting them share the 6 SOPS operations floor in exchange for funding to upgrade their computer systems and furniture. Lt. Col. Timothy Gasmire (retired) thought outside the box to come up with a way for 6 SOPS to receive the important renovation.
  • Satellite operator takes silver in canopy piloting event

    A Reserve Citizen Airman and satellite vehicle operator for the 6th Space Operations Squadron flies more than just satellites when he participates in canopy piloting. The sport is a landing competition and the first spectator-friendly form of skydiving, also known as “swooping.”
  • 10th AF commander visits only Reserve space wing

    Maj. Gen. Ronald B. "Bruce" Miller, 10th Air Force commander, took time to visit the 310th Space Wing's on-site and geographically separated units on Wednesday and Thursday this week. After meeting with 310th SW leadership and recognizing a few outstanding performers, Miller began his tour at the 8th Space Warning Squadron, Buckley Air Force Base, seventy-four miles North of Colorado Springs.
  • 6 SOPS Reserve Citizen Airmen complete 40,000th satellite contact

    A crew consisting of all Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 6th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base recently made history by achieving their 40,000th satellite contact. As part of the only space wing in the Air Force Reserve, the 310th Space Wing, 6 SOPS’ accomplishment signifies just how far the Reserve has come in space operations.
  • Reserve Citizen Airman soars to new heights in Dubai

    Hobbies among Reserve Citizen Airmen have a tendency to vary, with anything from running a marathon over the weekend to going for a hike with the family. For Maj. Matthew Shull, 6th Space Operations Squadron, his hobbies involve defying gravity and constantly testing his physical limits in a sport known as canopy piloting, or ‘swooping.’
  • 6 SOPS, Reserve space legacy continues

    During a recent visit to Peterson AFB, General John E. Hyten, Commander, United States Strategic Command, took time out to pay respects to his former troop, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Rayman, by officiating his retirement ceremony.
  • 6 SOPS shows Hurricane Irma from space

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – An image of Irma showing Florida obscured underneath the storm with the Gulf of Mexico and Yucatan peninsula on the left hand side, downloaded by Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 6th Space Operations Squadron from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites on Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017. 6 SOPS, a Reserve
  • 14th Air Force commander visits 310th Space Wing

    SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- During a tour of the 310th Space Wing, Lt. Gen. David J. Buck, Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, stops to observe Staff Sgt. Jacob Janisch, 6th Space Operations Squadron, hard at work on
  • 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.
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