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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 Saber’s Newest Sitter Network
If you're a parent, try to imagine a candlelit dinner in a beautiful restaurant with views of the Eifel and not a chicken nugget in sight or strolling through one of the many holiday markets knowing your kids are well taken care of in your own home. If you're a teenager, try to imagine being able to go out or buy something special without having to
0 11/09
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 Energy conservation reason behind light bulb change
A European Union ban released in September calls for the replacement of less-efficient light bulbs with 100-watt compact fluorescent bulbs, abbreviated as CFL, in homes in the EU. Bulbs of other wattages must be replaced by Sept. 1, 2012. The new ban forbids producing and importing incandescent bulbs, but the sale of such bulbs is currently not
0 10/30
2009
Default Air Force Logo Many Thrift Savings Plan options available to Airmen
The Thrift Savings Plan is a U.S. government-managed, 401k-type payroll-deduction program designed to provide tax-deferred retirement plan for servicemembers and federal civilian employees. Military members can contribute any whole percentage of basic pay, as long as the annual total of the tax-deferred investment doesn't exceed $16,500 for the
0 10/26
2009
Default Air Force Logo Healthy Halloween smiles
As Halloween draws near, children's heads are most likely swirling with thoughts of ghostly ghouls, creepy costumes and gigantic treat bags. The potential risk for candy-coated cavities is the last thing on the minds of little pirates and princesses. Sugar is just one of the ingredients needed to start the harmful process of tooth decay. So, how
0 10/26
2009
Default Air Force Logo Energy campaign strives for reduction in consumption
The U.S. uses more energy than any other country in the world, according to Energy Information Administration official energy statistics from the U.S. government, also amounting to more energy consumption that all European countries combined. To decrease the amount of energy expended, U.S. Air Forces in Europe kicked off a year-long campaign to
0 10/15
2009
Default Air Force Logo Sabers fall back for DST
The end of daylight saving time is just around the corner, waiting to give Sabers an extra hour of snooze time - or so it feels like when daylight saving time ends in the fall. Oct. 25 marks the end of daylight saving time, as those in the region turn their clocks from 3 a.m. to 2 a.m. Or, if people aren't keen on waking up at 3 a.m. to change the
0 10/15
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
Default Air Force Logo Halloween Events
The following are scheduled Halloween events for Spangdahlem Air Base and Bitburg Annex: - Oct. 29: There will be a Children's Costume Party 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Club Eifel. The event is free for members' children. The cost is $6.95 for adult members, $3.95 for non-members' children and $7.95 for adult non-members. There will be games, food and
0 10/09
2009
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