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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Airman 1st Class Melissa Cunningham repairs a LAU-129 missile launcher. She is an F-16 combat armament support team member in the 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament flight. (US Air Force photo/Nick Anderson) 52nd EMS keeps weapons systems on target
Men and women of the 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron combat armament systems flight work hard every day making sure the weapons systems work in top condition on every plane that leaves the runway. The shop is broken down into sections for each combat armament support team. Each CAST serves one of each of the three aircraft maintenance units on
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2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Chief Master Sgt. Vance Clarke, 52nd Fighter Wing command chief, runs alongside Airmen from the 52nd Communications Squadron during the wing fun run on the Spangdahlem Air Base flight line May 1. (US Air Force photo/Senior Airman Josie Kemp) 52nd FW commander throws down PT gaunlet
More than 70 Airmen stepped up to accept the 52nd Fighter Wing commander's physical fitness challenge in the hope of receiving a three day weekend during a wing fun run on the Spangdahlem Air Base flight line May 1. The challenge issued by Col. Darryl Roberson invited Sabers to top his physical training test score the day of the wing run, however
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070515-SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Gary Sinise enters the crowd as the Lt. Dan Band preforms at Spangdahlem Air Base, more than 650 Sabers attended the show. (US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephanie Clark) Spangdahlem salutes Lt. Dan Band
Everywhere he goes, Gary Sinise is recognized as Lieutenant Dan from the movie "Forrest Gump." It was this recognition that gave him the inspiration for his band name: The Lt. Dan Band; a tool that Mr. Sinise uses to support the men and women in the Armed Forces by playing overseas tours and stateside through the United Service Organization. The
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force establishes claims center for those affected by New Jersey fires
The Air Force is establishing a claims processing center for those affected by the fire in New Jersey. Any claimant in immediate need amounting to a hardship for food, shelter, medical expenses or other necessities can file a claim at the Tuckerton New Jersey Army National Guard Armory located at 365 East Main Street on Route 9. Additionally, the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo DoD surveys health care survey of ill or injured deployed servicemembers
A telephone survey of ill or injured servicemembers who have returned from operational deployment began May 1 to examine post-deployment health care experiences. This health care survey is being conducted in response to the Secretary of Defense's request to comprehensively assess the quality of health care servicemembers receive since returning
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2007
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, GERMANY -- Members of the 52nd Security Forces Squadron mourn the lost of military working dog, Alan, who was put down with his handler by his side May 14. Alan suffered from Degenerative Myelopathy of his spine an autoimmune disease where the canine's immune system attacks their central nervous system. Alan, a German Shepherd, was accepted into the Air Force in Sept. 1999. He was one of the first MWD’s to serve in Iraq at the start of the war and was featured on an episode of Animal Planet. Alan is pictured above with his handler then Staff Sgt. Cleophus Gallon during May 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. Alan was forever faithful and served with honor. (US Air Force photo)

In memory of Alan, war dog and faithful partner

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2007
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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2007
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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2007
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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2007
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