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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- The 702nd Munitions Support Squadron Color Guard from Buechel Air Base, Germany, stands at attention in front of the grave of Gen. George S. Patton Jr., Third Army commander during World War II, with Helen Patton-Plusczyk, General Patton's granddaughter, during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg City Nov. 11. The 50.5 acre cemetery, which is one of 14 American cemeteries established overseas after World War II, contains the remains of more than 5,000 American servicemembers who died during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Jillian Torango) Veterans Day: Honoring Americas heroes past, present

0 11/13
2009
Default Air Force Logo Wear of pullover-sweater policy changed
Wear of the new 50 percent acrylic, 50 percent wool pullover v-neck sweater has been approved and is currently available in Army and Air Force Exchange Services Military Clothing Sales Stores. The 50/50 pullover sweater is lighter weight with a flat knit and more relaxed fit than the 100 percent wool version. The initial distribution of the 50/50
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2009
Default Air Force Logo November Saber Salutes
Congratulations to the following Sabers for their achievements:U.S. Air Forces in Europe Clements McMullen Memorial Daedalian Weapon System Maintenance Trophy winner52nd Maintenance GroupWing Staff Agency Third Quarter Award WinnersCompany grade officer: Chaplain (Capt.) Gary Willeford, 52nd Fighter Wing ChapelSenior NCO: Senior Master Sgt. Bret
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2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Col. Tip Wight, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, presents the John L. Levitow Award to Senior Airman Stephanie Witt, 52nd Communications Squadron, during the Airman Leadership School class 10-1 graduation Nov. 5 at Club Eifel. The John L. Levitow Award is the premier honor given to the finest graduate of every Air Force Leadership School. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson) Class 10-1 graduates ALS
The Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership School hosted a graduation ceremony for class 10-1 Nov. 4 at Club Eifel. After five weeks of education and training, each graduate was equipped with the knowledge needed to assume the responsibilities that come with being a supervisor in the Air Force. In addition to completing their academic assignments, as a
0 11/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo Sabers who drive safely can avoid becoming a statistic
Quarterly flight safety meetings are full of information from campfires to automobiles. Everywhere you look, someone is throwing the word "safe" in your face. Why? Those in the safety business are taught to ask "Why?" several times. For example, why is safety omnipresent in everything the Air Force does? There may be reasons behind the
0 11/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem hosts CDDAR Training
It has been said it takes a thousand Airmen, with almost as many different skill sets, to get an aircraft into the air for a sortie; but most people don't know what it takes to lift an aircraft after it has crashed or become otherwise disabled. There are Airmen here who know exactly what needs to be done if such an unfortunate event occurs. The 52
0 11/09
2009
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Scott Carrol, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, demonstrates how to put on a class-A hazmat response suit during an on-scene commander's course Oct. 30. The course gave individuals training and certification to be a commander of an incident or work in an emergency operations center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson) Course prepares participants to lead on scene

0 11/02
2009
Default Air Force Logo Tobacco Awareness Month raises concerns for health, fitness
The Health and Wellness Center is ramping up their efforts against tobacco use in November in recognition of Tobacco Awareness Month by setting up informational booths at the welcome center, post office and Brick House to raise awareness of tobacco cessation programs. HAWC representatives are visiting Bitburg and Spangdahlem Middle Schools and
0 11/02
2009
Default Air Force Logo Combat Comm provides crucial capabilities
The phrase "communication is key" is used so often not many people stop to think about how important it really is. During a deployment to Romania for Operation Dacian Thunder, members of the 81st Fighter Squadron and its supporting units enlisted the help of the 1st Combat Communications Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to keep them connected
0 10/29
2009
CAMPIA TURZII, Romania – Staff Sgt. Travis Jordan, 52nd Security Forces Squadron, prepares the wall of a children’s community center in Turda, Romania, for repainting while deployed in support of Operation Dacian Thunder 2009 Oct. 26. Members of Spangdahlem Air Base donated money and time to help refurbish the center during their deployment. The center provides academic help to about 50 local children after school to ensure they graduate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson) Deployed Sabers reach out to Romanian community
Members of the 52nd Fighter Wing deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, recently donated their time and money to help renovate a children's community center dedicated to helping local children with their academic studies. "I think it is awesome to come into an area and provide help for their people," said Master Sgt. Sheryl Monroe, 52nd Communications
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