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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem AB celebrates Earth Day
April 22, 2007 marks the 37th anniversary of the largest secular, nonreligious holiday in the world -- Earth Day. The first Earth Days were celebrated in 1970. Yes, that is right, Earth Days, there are two Earth Days celebrated each year. The first official Earth Day was celebrated March 21, 1970, and intended to be a global holiday to celebrate
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SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley talks with Spangdahlem Airmen about the new enlisted performance report system, which requires less writing and provides better evaluations. Chief McKinley’s visit was part of his initial tour of bases under the U.S. Forces in Europe command. During his stay here, Chief McKinley spent time talking with Airmen about the future of the Air Force and the issues on their minds. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephanie Clark) CMSAF visits Spangdahlem AB
Spangdahlem Airmen had the unique opportunity to meet with the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force April 13 during an Airman's Call here. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley traveled to Spangdahlem as part of his initial tour of bases under the U.S. Forces in Europe command. During this tour he made a point to spend time
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY – Noah Byers, son of Staff Sgt. Joshua Byers, 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron, took first place in a “Meet the Robinsons” Easter coloring contest hosted by the Spangdahlem Skyline in the ages 5 and under category. Winners received a free pass for a family of four to the movie and an Easter egg filled with treats, books and other prices. (Coloring by Noah Byers) And the winners are ...

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SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, GERMANY – Capt. Mike McCarthy, 23rd Fighter Squadron, plays Taps during a ceremony memorializing the life of Maj. Troy Gilbert at Bitburg High School April 5. Major Gilbert a BHS graduate lost his life while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Nov. 26 while he was on a mission providing combat support to an Army helicopter crew that had crashed as well as the ground forces trying to reach the crash site in the Anbar Province, 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. (US Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Moore) BHS memorializes former student
Members of Spangdahlem Air Base gathered to honor a fallen Operations Iraqi Freedom Airmen with local ties to the Bitburg High School April 5. Maj. Troy "Trojan" Gilbert graduated from BHS in 1989 feeling a need to serve his country. Upon graduation he left Germany to attend Texas Tech University and pursue his dream of becoming an Air Force
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SPANGHDALEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- After the Eifel Mountain Golf Course ribbon cutting ceremony guests were able to indulge in a buffet lunch in the newly re-opened dining area April 10.  (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ray Mills) Eifel Mountain Golf Course staff re-opens club house
The Eifel Mountain Golf Course staff re-opened the Club House doors Tuesday showing off the new and improved dining area. The $200,000 renovation expanded the sitting area, snack bar, kitchen and pro shop. "The golf course renovation was badly needed; it was dark, dingy and just plain old and small," said Alice Fields, 52nd Services Squadron
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RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Kevin Rieders, 52nd Fighter Wing historian, arranges patches in the Spangdahlem Air Base contribution to the Parish Enlisted Heritage Room at the US Air Forces in Europe’s head quarters building. (Photo by Master Sgt. Chuck Roberts) Spang enlisted heritage committee contributes display, history
The Parish Enlisted Heritage Room at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Headquarters building at Ramstein Air Base recently received a new addition to its already historical collection of displays and artifacts. The 52nd Fighter Wing Enlisted Heritage Committee delivered a custom-made glass and oak curio case to the enlisted heritage room March 29 as
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Capt. Sherry Lehmuth, 52nd LRS assists children as they try on chemical protection masks during the 52nd LRS Family Day.  The day’s events were open to squadron family members and included activities ranging from trying on gas mask and JLIST suits to an Easter egg hunt. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ray Mills)  Getting everyone involved

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Default Air Force Logo Sabers exceed AFAF goal
Sabers have rallied together to support the Air Force Assistance Fund exceeding the base's donation goal of $85,558 and giving more than $114,000. At week three of the six-week campaign, Sabers had already donated enough to surpass the established donation goal. "I am extremely impressed by the generosity and passion members of Spangdahlem have
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Default Air Force Logo CPF helps students find summer employment
The Spangdahlem Air Base Student Summer Hire Program is accepting applications from youths ages 14-22 interested in finding summer employment. While summer provides students an opportunity to relax and spend time with friends; it also provides a chance for youth to earn some extra spending money. "Whether saving for college, a new car, or simply
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Default Air Force Logo DoD reimplements anthrax program
The Department of Defense has re-implemented the Anthrax Vaccine Immunizations Program to provide servicemembers with a safe and effective form of protection against the real and deadly threat of Anthrax. The primary objective of the AVIP re-implementation is to educate the Airmen about the Anthrax threat and the immunization process. "The Anthrax
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