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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Senior Airman Joshua Barnes, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, explaining to Polish air force Maj. Krysztof Pusz and Col. Roscislaw Stepaniuk how tools are accounted for by verifying the Master Inventory Listing for each tool assigned to the Consolidated Tool Kit. This process ensures maintainers do not leave tools in an airplane causing unsafe conditions for the pilot and the aircraft while in flight. Members of the Polish air force spent two days visiting Spangdahlem to learn about the base operations and support activities Aug. 7. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Allen Pollard) Polish air force visits Spangdahlem

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Rene Hohls receives an American Red Cross Exceptional Volunteer Award from Tom Smith, Red Cross station manager, for her outstanding work within the Spangdahlem Air Base community during the past two years. Mrs. Hohls served as the Schools Chair human resource chair and participated in multiple community activities while representing the Red Cross. Mrs. Hohls is the Level 1 winner of the Armed Forces Emergency Services Award for her assistance to the Spangdahlem Elementary School which was selected for the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries award of $5,000. Mrs. Hohls’s award package will be forwarded to the Level II competition. (Courtesy photo) Saber receives American Red Cross award

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Col. Darryl Roberson, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, presents a Saber Responsible Choices plaque to Col. Alan Moritz, 52nd Dental Squadron, Aug. 9. The plaque with the coin in place symbolizes that the unit has gone more than 52 days with out a squadron member receiving a driving under the influence charge or an alcohol related incident. The medical group has gone more than two years without any ARIs or DUIs.  (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Allen Pollard) 52nd FW/CC recognizes MDG

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Default Air Force Logo Women’s Equality Day honors fight for equality
Aug. 26, 1920 is an important date for the women's rights movement in the United States. On that day, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, with the approval of President Woodrow Wilson, signed the 19th Amendment into law, granting women's suffrage -- the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony frankly stated the point of women's suffrage, "There never will
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Col. Darryl Roberson, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, gives his commander’s coin as a token of appreciation to Airman 1st Class Dan Maese, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter. On his first live fire response, Airman Maese helped save the life of a fellow Saber from a house fire July 12. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore) 52nd FW/CC coins firefigthers
The 52nd Fighter Wing commander presented six 52nd Civil Engineer Squdaron firefighters with his coin as a token of thanks for saving the life of a fellow Saber from a house fire Aug. 10. Col. Darryl Roberson personally thanked Airman 1st Class Danny Maese, Staff Sgt. Tyrone Oden, Master Sgt. Brett Hawk, Marc Schumacher, Willy Sonnen and Lodwet
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Default Air Force Logo Staff sergeant promotion rates announced
Air Force officials selected 15,130 of 36,608 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 41.33 percent, up 5.46 percent from last year. The staff sergeant promotion list will be released at 9 a.m. Central Daylight Time Aug. 15, and score notices will be posted on the virtual Military Personnel Flight and the Air
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Default Air Force Logo 52nd FW names quarterly award winners
Congratulations to the following 52nd Fighter Wing quarterly award winners: Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Christopher Sears, 701st Munitions Support Squadron NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Earl Thomas, 52nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Senior NCO of the Quarter Master Sgt. Kenneth Gavin, 52nd Communications Squadron CGO of the Quarter Capt.
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Tech. Sgt. Michael Joseph Kodack Jr., a F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor with Detachment 17, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Aug. 10 - 16. Top Saber Performer for Aug. 10 - 16
Tech. Sgt. Michael Joseph Kodack Jr., a F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor with Detachment 17, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Aug. 10 - 16. Name: Tech. Sgt. Michael Joseph Kodack Jr. Unit: Detachment 17 Duty Title: F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor Hometown: Rome, N.Y. Years in
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Default Air Force Logo Saber's COLA rate increases
Spangdahlem Airmen will notice an increase in their Aug. 15 paycheck due to an increase in their cost and living allowance. In order for the COLA rate to change, the dollar must increase, or decrease, five percent against the Euro, which recently happened, increasing COLA for all of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, said Staff Sgt. Al Jervier, 52nd
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Default Air Force Logo Birth announcements for June, July
Congratulations to the parents of the newest Sabers. Mya Brianna Owens was born at 1:24 p.m. June 3 to Senior Airmen Robert and Tammy Owens. She weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces and was19 inches long. Airman Robert Owens is assigned to the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Airman Tammy Owens is assigned to the 606th Air Control Squadron. Davis
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