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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Tavette Tanner, Staff Sgt. Anthony Toliver and Airman 1st Class Jonathan Gaffney, all members of the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew, load an AIM 9 missile during a weapons load competition Sept. 11. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore) 23rd AMU claims best weapon loader title
The weapon load from the three aircraft maintenance units at Spangdahlem went head-to-head in competition fighting for the opportunity to be named the best team on base Sept. 11. After preparing and loading an A1M 9 missile, an MK-82 low drag general purpose bomb and a CBU-87 cluster bomb in 35 minutes and 23 seconds with the fewest discrepancies,
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Staff Sgt. Amy Hartman, 606th Air Control Squadron instructor air surveillance technician, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Sept. 14 – 20. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore) Top Saber Performer for Sept. 14 - 20
Staff Sgt. Amy Hartman, 606th Air Control Squadron instructor air surveillance technician, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Sept. 14 - 20.Name: Staff Sgt. Amy Hartman Unit: 606th Air Control Squadron Duty title: Instructor air surveillance technician Hometown: Grapevine, Texas Years in service: Six years,
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Default Air Force Logo October marks National Stamp Collecting Month
October is National Stamp Collecting Month, the United States Postal Service began this program in 1981 as a way to introduce children ages 8-12 to the hobby. The program also is aimed at increasing awareness about the recreational benefits of stamp collecting among all age groups. USAFE Air Force post offices are commemorating National Stamp
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Default Air Force Logo Airmen receive Article 15, UCMJ punishments
Ten Spangdahlem Airmen received non-judicial punishment under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in July:  A senior airman assigned to the 704th Munitions Support Squadron violated Article 86 by failing to go at the time prescribed to his appointed place of duty. The commander imposed a reduction to the grade of airman first class
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Default Air Force Logo AAFES announces fuel prices for Sept. 15 - 21
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is adjusting gasoline prices effective Sept. 15 based on the current weekly U.S. Department of Energy average price plus incremental costs associated with providing gasoline overseas. For the week ending Sept. 10, 2007, the DoE average price for unleaded grades of fuel and diesel increased. As a result gas
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force to transform financial services
Air Force financial services are undergoing a major change that will save millions of dollars and return hundreds of Airmen to the fight, said a senior Air Force financial management official here Sept. 12. As part of a two-year plan, the Air Force Financial Services Center will open its doors Sept. 14 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., in what
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Default Air Force Logo Celebrating Hispanic heritage, history
National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States, and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period from Sept. 15 -
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Members of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department take a moment to relish in their achievements at the Berlin Firefighter Combat Challenge where they competed against 65 fellow firefighters from Sweden, England, Poland, Russia, Germany and the United States Sept. 8. The firefighters took home 11 awards. (Courtesy photo) Sabers take 11 awards at Berlin Firefighter Combat Challenge
Six Spangdahlem Air Base firefighters traveled to Berlin to compete in the first Berlin Firefighter Combat Challenge against 65 fellow firefighters from Sweden, England, Poland, Russia, Germany and the United States Sept. 8. The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters began preparing for the competition after the Operations Evaluation in June and
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE summer safety campaign a success
The Air Force marked one of its safest summers during this year's 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe was among the few to reduce fatalities between Memorial Day and Labor Day. "While the numbers are improving from a statistical standpoint, unfortunately even one fatality is one too many," said Col. Bob Wright, USAFE
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Default Air Force Logo Officials release revised ABU wear policy
Now that the Airman battle uniform is on the shelves of some military clothing sales stores, Air Force uniform officials here released a revised ABU wear policy message Sept. 5 to ensure Airmen are aware of the standards for the new uniform. The message is a follow up to the wear policy message released in February. "The first wear message was very
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