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Lt. Col. Samuel A. Little, director of operations, 45th Launch Support Squadron, holds up a model of a Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite. Little was recently named by the National Space Club as recipient of the prestigious General Bernard Schriever Award, honoring excellence in military space operations and acquisition. "One hundred percent mission success is our driver for how we manage our force. We have one shot at success in the launch mission and these satellites are crucial to the nation," Little said. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Shawn Walleck)

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