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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Sabers celebrate Earth Week events by planting trees at a kindergarten in Spangdahlem Village where half the students are American and half are German. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Bradley Kasch) Sabers celebrate Earth Week
The United States has celebrated, in one form or another, earth week since the early 1970's. Spangdahlem Air Base closed out this year's Earth Week by giving a little back to the community and Mother Nature. The 52nd Civil Engineering Squadron Environmental Flight planted trees at the local Spangdahlem Kindergarten. The kindergarten is a school for
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2007
Default Air Force Logo CCAF graduates largest class
Airmen around the world improve their education every day because of the Community College of the Air Force. Recently, the CCAF graduated it largest class ever at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. More than 120 Airmen from the base earned their degrees during the spring 2007 graduation. Marking the significance of the occasion, Col. Thomas Klincar,
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Default Air Force Logo DFAS Adds New Security Measure to 'myPay' System
Another new security feature has been added to myPay to protect customers' data on the pay account system. As part of its ongoing effort to strengthen password and account security, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service has implemented the "virtual keyboard" to assist in protecting against such malicious software as spyware, trojans and
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force to test consolidated personnel services
The Air Force Personnel Center and the Air Force Material Command are embarking on a test that will allow the Air Force to closely study and review consolidated civilian personnel support services to a large civilian employee population. For a one-year period, AFPC will provide staffing referral services to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. and fill its
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Senior Airman Jason Rachwitz, Staff Sgt. Cory Veronese and Airman 1st Class Bryan Faulk, from the 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems repair shop, assembled a 370-gallon external fuel tank for an F-16 aircraft May 9. The Cobras conducted the tank build up, part of a War Reserve Material Team demonstration, to test their capability in preparation for June's Operations Evaulation. The demonstration is key to the squadron's success in the NATO inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Emily Moore) Punchin' tanks

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2007
SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Bitburg High School students listen to 2nd Lt. Kaitlin Kenny, 52nd Communications Squadron network control center OIC, during Career Exposure Day at Bitburg High School May 4. Lieutenant Kenny's presentation covered the computer technology career field, specifically, what students could do as a civilian in the computer or IT industry, and opportunities available while serving in the U.S. Air Force in the Communications field. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrea Knudson) BHS Career Exposure Day Airmen provide job insight
Bitburg High School teamed up with the 52nd Fighter Wing to create a Career Exposure Day for more than 340 students to help them see what career opportunities await them when they graduate. Career Exposure Day replaced a typical school day where students attended 12 different presentations learning about more than 30 different career fields in the
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BUECHEL AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Medical personnel from the 33rd Bomber/Fighter Wing simulate administering cardio- pulmonary resuscitation on Senior Airman Jose Zuniga, 702nd Munitions Support Squadron. (Photo by Master Sgt. Jorg Benzrath) U.S., German Air Forces conduct AT exercise
On April 27, Buechel Air Base held a joint response exercise involving both Americans and Germans. As a German Air Force Base with a U.S. unit assigned to it, the majority of base support functions and security fall into the hands of Germans. This exercise was a unique way to test their response to a simulated terrorist attack. The scenario was as
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Senior Airman Joshua Spears, 52nd Communications Squadron computer systems management technician, prepares to wrap a pallet of monitors to ensure the items are stable enough for transport to the TMO/DRMO warehouse. Photo by Senior Airman Josie Kemp Out with old, in with new CSM/TMO improve process
The Computer Systems Management Office in conjunction with the Base Traffic Management Office started a new process of taking old or broken Information Technology equipment, including desktops, laptops, printers, monitors, etc., out of Spangdahlem and over to the Defense Reutilization Marketing Office in Kaiserslautern. This new process is a way to
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Airman 1st Class Jose De La Torre, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight, shows Hunter Marketto, 9, son of Tech. Sgt. Erik Marketto, 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron, the EOD’s robot that is used remotely for search and manipulation where explosives may be present.  (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Emily Moore) Hunter and EOD's Robot

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Yvonne Garza, far right, and her son, John, 2, played with giant bubbles during the Month of the Military Child Block Party at the fitness center April 28. Several parents and more than 500 kids attended. A variety of events were offered, a fishing booth, temporary tattoos, arts and crafts, a bouncy castle, and more. The Green Knights Motorcycle Club sponsored a bicycle rodeo and inspected many of the kids bikes for safety. The Health and Wellness Center staff also held several fitness events for the kids. Additional activities included a magician and cheerleader performance. The 52nd Dental Squadron hosted a dental awareness booth, and students participating in the National History competition in June hosted a display of their winning projects. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Emily Moore) Celebrating the Month of the Military Child

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