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Default Air Force Logo Caution encouraged during local hunting event
Hunting season has arrived in many states throughout Germany. A popular hunting tradition dating back to the early ages is the "drive hunt." This involves a group of hunters, or "drivers," scaring deer out of the woods. A group of drivers will walk through the woods, causing the deer to scamper toward a group of hunters on the opposite side waiting
0 11/09
2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Jennifer Erschfeld throws a tethered ball at bowling pins whiles volunteers cheer her on Oct. 8. Jennifer was one of about 100 children with special needs from Bitburg’s St. Martin’s School and Department of Defense Dependants Schools-Europe to attend the Special Children’s Day held at the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center. The event required about 200 volunteers to help the children with games, lunch and an award ceremony at the end. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson) Americans, Germans participate in 13th Special Children’s Day
A sea of yellow and blue sprawled across the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center gym Oct. 8 when 100 German and American special needs children visited the base for Special Children's Day. More than 200 base volunteers donned bright yellow T-shirts to assist the children - sporting blue T-shirts - with participating in a Special Olympic-style sports
0 10/09
2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Sabers participate in a rarely-offered Zumba class Sept. 25. Zumba incorporates dance and fitness, allowing its users to burn between 700 to 800 calories an hour. The class may be offered more frequently to sabers in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Staci Miller) Zumba provides alternative work out
About 80 people came to the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center to experience Zumba, a new fitness dance craze, Sept. 25. Zumba is a mixture of Latin, hip-hop and reggaeton. It incorporates dancing and fitness, allowing its users to burn between 700 to 800 calories an hour. Zumba began about seven years ago and is being taught at more than 40,000
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2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Saber Madison Westfall, daughter of Tech. Sgt. Robert Westfall, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, takes a shot at the goal during a 9-and 10-year-old youth soccer game here Sept. 19. The youth soccer league focuses on teaching fundamentals, positions and teamwork. The Gators defeated the Sabers 5-0 and now stand at 2-0 for the season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Staci Miller) Youth soccer league kicks into gear

0 9/21
2009
Default Air Force Logo Special Children’s Day highlight for local children, community, volunteers
About 100 German and American special needs children from St. Martin's school in Bitburg and Department of Defense Dependents Schools - Europe here will to participate in sports activities at Skelton Memorial Fitness Center Oct. 8. The all-day event, which is one of the largest annual community service events put on by the base, requires 200-plus
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2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Martin Heinz, a contractor at the Spangdahlem Fitness Center, races to the finish line of the Eifel Classic, which is part of the Armed forces race series Aug. 15, 2009. Mr. Heinz finished first in the 50-kilometer race around Perimeter Road with a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes, and 6 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)  Spang hosts Eifel Classic

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2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Maurice Hardy, 52nd Communications Squadron, catches the ball during a pre-season flag-football game Aug 4. The Comm. Squadron played against the Civil Engineering Squadron during a pre-season tournament held on the field behind the fitness center. The flag football regular season began Aug. 24 and runs until Oct. 14. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson) Sabers kick off pre-season flag football

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2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Robert Marcy, 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, kisses his team's trophy after winning the 2009 National League Championship for intramural softball here July 30. The Component Maintenance Squadron-A  team defeated Security Forces 14-12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson) CMS-A team captures softball trophy

0 8/03
2009
Default Air Force Logo Sabers snag first place in Rodenbach
The Spangdahlem Saber Cycling Club teamed up with the Spangdahlem Varsity Cycling Team to compete in the fifth race of the U.S. Forces Europe Mountain Bike Championship series in Rodenbach, Germany. "Since we've started racing we've been the largest team at every event and the team that wins the most," said Hector Rodriguez Spangdahlem Saber
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2009
SPANGDAHELM AIR BASE, Germany -- Mike Kirsch, Outdoor Recreation program director, looks on as 2nd Lt. Vincent McLean, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight commander and Outdoor Recreation volunteer, helps strap in a participant during a caving and rappelling daytrip in Luxembourg. After a 20-minute hike into the woods, about 25 Sabers crawled through caves and careened off cliffs and into caves while donning hard hats and harnesses. Additional Outdoor Recreation caving and rappelling trips are planned for Aug. 9 and Sept. 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Kathleen Polesnak) Outdoor Rec tests Sabers caving, rappelling skills

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