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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Elizabeth Childs, Spangdahlem Middle School principal, ate three worms at the school as a tribute to the hard work of her students June 13. Mrs. Childs made a pledge to the students that she would eat one worm for every 1,000 box tops the students collected as part of a General Mills' Box Tops for Education. After the collected Box Tops are sent in, the school receives a check, equivalent to 10 cents for every Box Top. Schools can earn up to $60,000 per year for supplies. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Allen Pollard) How to eat fired worms?

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2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Capt. Robert "Disco" Hansel, 22nd Fighter Squadron, shows his squadron pride as he taxis out to the runway to begin his flight to Nellis Air Force Base, N.V. Captain Hansel is just one of many Sabers leaving Spangdahlem AB, Germany, for the duration of the runway closure. (US Air Force photo/Senior Airman Josie Kemp) No setbacks expected during runway closure
Spangdahlem's runway closed today and is scheduled to remain closed for repairs until mid-July. Although the 52nd Fighter Wing will cease flying operations from Spangdahlem, do not expect pilots and crews from the 22nd, 23rd or 81st Fighter Squadrons to take a break. All three fighter squadrons will deploy to other locations and continue to conduct
0 6/15
2007
Saber Responsible Choices coin Wing leaders highlight focus on responsible choices
"One drink, two drinks, three drinks, floor ..." this is a phenomenon that base leadership is looking to change. To reinforce a change in the culture of responsible drinking, the rescon policy at Spangdahlem Air Base has been replaced with a new program designed to reflect the need for personal accountability regarding choices involving
0 6/15
2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Exhibitors host booths and provide travel information about the Eifel region during the 2006 Explore the Eifel Information Fair. This year’s fair takes place June 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in the fitness center. Offers include community tours, museum visits, pottery classes, castle tours, wine probes and more. Exhibitors speak English and will have brochures in English. Sabers are invited to sign up for events. Keep in mind that non-refundable deposits are required and advance notice is required for cancellations. (Courtesy photo) Explore the Eifel offers cultural immersion opportunities
The chance to live and work in foreign countries is one that many military families look forward to and remember fondly for years afterward, but it is not always easy. Despite spending several years overseas, the demands of the job can often prevent people from visiting the closest local landmarks, much less immersing themselves in the host
0 6/15
2007
Technical Sergeant, TSgt Stripes (Metallic).  Insignia provided by ITC(SW) MIke Purcell. AF selects 222 Sabers for promotion to TSgt
Congratulations to the following Sabers who were selected for promotion to technical sergeant: 22nd Fighter Squadron: April Pena and Henry Ward III 23rd Fighter Squadron: James Martin and Terence Zelek 372nd Training Squadron: Michael Amado 38th Munitions Maintenance Group: Shawn Shaut 470th Air Base Squadron: Aaron Cole, Kristina Hanks, Adolphus
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2007
Master Sergeant, MSgt Stripes (Metallic).  Insignia provided by ITC(SW) MIke Purcell. 146 Sabers receive MSgt line number
Congratulations to the following Sabers who were selected for promotion to master sergeant: 23rd Fighter Squadron: Christopher Kelley 38th Munitions Maintenance Group: Troy Lee 470th Air Base Squadron: Stephen Christian, Michael Elliott, Blaine Haycock, Gary Johnson, Adam Kohnen, Jessica Slaughter, David Thibodeau and Bryant Stokes 52nd Aircraft
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2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Airman 1st Class Jerry "Handles" Murrell, 52nd Security Forces Squadron, attempts to slam dunk a basketball June 7 at Spandahlem AB. Fitness is everyone's personal responsibility. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephanie Clark) Slamming

0 6/15
2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Airman 1st Class Rosalyn Frazee, a 52nd Dental Squadron dental assistant apprentice, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the Week of June 15 - 21, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore) Top Saber Performer June 15 - 21
Airman 1st Class Rosalyn Frazee, a 52nd Dental Squadron dental assistant apprentice, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the Week of June 15 - 21, 2007. Name: Airman 1st Class Rosalyn Frazee Unit: 52nd Dental Squadron Duty title: Dental assistant apprentice Hometown: Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Years in service: One year Why
0 6/15
2007
Default Air Force Logo NATO OPEVAL: Sabers soar
The 52nd Fighter Wing participated in the much anticipated North Atlantic Treaty Organizations Operations Evaluation Inspection June 4-7. From STARTEX though ENDEX, there were 55 hours of nonstop action. An aggressive and intense training schedule involving multiple exercises over the past six months prepared the men and women throughout the 52nd
0 6/15
2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Haylie Hamblin, a Bitburg Elementary School student, jousts while visiting “Manderscheid” during the BES volksmarch activity trail at the Bitburg Annex. The students followed a volksmarch trail around the base with nine stations representing different local cities. At the stations children read information about the town and upcoming summer events. The students also participated in relay races, suitcase relay, tug-of- war and sack races. Haylie is the daughter of Staff Sgt. Darrin Bang, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (Photo by Dr. Sue Kerns) Field day fun

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2007
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