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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Brianna Flores, a fitness specialist with the 52nd Services Squadron, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of July 20 - July 26. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff. Sgt. Andrea Knudson)  Top Saber Performer July 20 - 26
Airman 1st Class Brianna Flores, a fitness specialist with the 52nd Services Squadron, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of July 20 - 26. Name: Airman 1st Class Brianna Flores Unit: 52nd Services Squadron Duty title: Fitness specialist Hometown: Escondido, Ca Years in service: One year, 10 months Why joined: I
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Col. Darryl Roberson, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, discusses recent developments taking place on base with Capt. Jeannie Berry, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron, as she shadows the commander July 18. Captain Berry a nurse manager at the pediatric clinic assists in planning, providing and evaluating patient care and teaching. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephanie Clark)                             Commander's Shadow

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INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- An F-16CJ deployed from Spangdahlem Air Base's 23rd Fighter Squadron prepares to taxi the end of the runway. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Todd Yates) Sabers train at Turkey

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Tom Smith, American Red Cross, gives an envelope to Staff Sgt. David Masey, 606th Air Control Squadron, during a deployment processing line, July 19. Deploying servicemembers place their personal information in the envelope and send it to their family members, so they can be contacted in the event of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore) PDF streamlines streamlining deployment process
The Personnel Deployment Function brings multiple functions from across the base to one location providing one-stop service to deployers. "The PDF is a tool to help expedite the requirements of outprocessing, which allows deploying members more time with family and friends prior to their scheduled deployment," said Tech. Sgt. Brian Cook, 52nd
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Leader's Guide for Managing Personnel In Distress  (U.S. Air Force Illustration) Guide helps leaders manage people in distress
Air Force officials introduced 12 monthly initiatives in April to help Air Force members effectively manage stress, and July's initiative is "The Leader's Guide to Managing Personnel in Distress." The guide was created to help supervisors, first sergeants and commanders recognize distress-related behaviors, provide support to Airmen in need and
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Senior Master Sgt. Dana Athnos models the new Air Force service dress Heritage Coat, designed on the uniform worn by Gen. Hap Arnold. The Air Force launches a fit test this fall with an actual 90-day wear test in the spring of 2008. According to Air Force leaders, the Heritage Coat will give the service a more military look that reflects the warrior ethos Airmen have today. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Cohen Young) New service coat to better represent Airmen set for testing
Air Force officials are now set to begin fit and wear tests of the new service coat to better establish a dress uniform that fits the "warrior ethos" Airmen have today. It's important for the uniform to represent the roles and accomplishments of Airmen, said Brig. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter, the Airmen Development and Sustainment director. "We talked
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Fireworks explode over Spangdahlem Air Base during Fourth of July celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Todd Yates) 
Fourth of July spectacular

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Default Air Force Logo AF selects 8 Sabers for promotion to colonel
Congratulations to the following Sabers who were selected for promotion to colonel: Scott Bowen, 52nd Operations Support Squadron; Steven Caberto, 52nd Medical Group; Luke Grossman, 52nd Operations Group; James Kirk, 726th Air Mobility Squadron; Kathryn Kolbe, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron; Keith McBride, 81st Fighter Squadron; Parker Plante, 52nd
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Letter to Airmen focuses on energy consumption
In the latest Letter to Airmen, Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne discusses how the Air Force is using technology to reduce its energy consumption. "We are also working innovatively on the supply side, whether it is putting the largest solar panel field to work out at Nellis (Air Force Base, Nev.), or qualifying our aircraft to use
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Andrea Patterson performs her daily maintenance routine on a tactical meteorological operating system June 23 at Forward Operating Base Kalsu, Iraq. Sergeant Patterson and two other Air Force weather forecasters provide 24-hour-a-day weather updates to the Army 3rd Infantry Division's operations occurring in the Triangle of Death area. The instantaneous weather information the battlefield weathermen are able to provide are critical to the success, and to the safety of the 3rd ID's ground and aviation operations. Though Sergeant Patterson is attached to the 3rd ID, she officially falls under the recently formed 3rd Expeditionary Weather Squadron headquartered on Camp Victory in Iraq. She is deployed from Detachment 6 of the 7th Weather Squadron from Wiesbaden, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi) 
Weather team acclimates to mission in southern Baghdad
Illuminated by the late night moonlight, an Air Force weather forecaster ascended the narrow, rickety staircase leading up to the helipad's plywood control tower at Forward Operating Base Kalsu. Millions of tiny stars spread across the sky above the pitch-black forward operating base, with generators providing a low, constant hum as Tech. Sgt.
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