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  • Space squadron celebrates heritage, reflects on past 25 years

    Twenty-five years ago, Maj. Frank Casserino had no idea what an impact his work as a Reserve Citizen Airman would have on the future of the Air Force Reserve’s involvement in the space program. He did know, however, that Reservists had a lot to offer to their active duty partners and he encouraged

  • 19th Space Operations Squadron receives new commander

    The 19th Space Operations Squadron, a classic Reserve associate unit to the 2nd Space Operations Squadron, 50th Space Wing, received a new commander on Sunday, June 3. The squadron performs launch, early-orbit, anomaly resolution and disposal operations for the Global Positioning Satellite

  • Reserve Citizen Airman commissions directly into space mission

    When Margaret Ann Atkins first sat down with Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, Officer Accessions recruiter at Scott Air Force Base, she knew exactly what she wanted to do in the Air Force Reserve. Without hesitation, Atkins expressed her interest in working with the space mission and requested that Smith

  • 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

  • 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

  • 7th Space Operations Squadron changes command

    Col. Mark Stafford bid farewell to members of the 7th Space Operations Squadron during a change of command ceremony on Sunday while Lieutenant Col. James Hogan was welcomed in as the new 7 SOPS commander. Col. Stephen Slade, 310th Operations Group commander, presided over the ceremony.

  • 310th Space Wing recognizes ten-year anniversary

    A decade ago, Air Force Reserve Command approved the activation of a wing that would change the course of history for space in the Reserve. On March 7, 2008, an official order was given to expand the 310th Space Group into the first-ever AFRC space wing.