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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Keith Lux, 52nd Medical Support Squadron and native of Buffalo, N.Y., poses with his daughter, Cameron, in front of an 11-foot wampa, or ice yeti from the Star Wars universe, during the Spangdahlem Science Fiction Convention Nov. 3, 2012. The wampa made an appearance as part of the 501st Legion, an organization that promotes interest in Star Wars through costumed charity and volunteer work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released) Make it so: Sabers geek out at SciFi Con

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BITBURG ANNEX, Germany – Bitburg Baron senior Corey Evans, from Tampa, Fla., dodges Hohenfels Tigers defenders in the first quarter at Rik Carr Field Oct. 27, 2012. Evans rushed for 185 yards and scored two touchdowns before leaving the game in the second quarter with an ankle injury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathanael Callon/Released) Barons hopeful for championship game
Editor's note: American Forces Network Europe will air the championship game between the Bitburg Barons and the Naples Wildcats on the Pentagon Channel Nov. 3. Live coverage begins at noon CET.The Bitburg Barons defeated the Hohenfels Tigers 56-14 in Bitburg's final home football game of the season at Rik Carr Field Oct. 27.The Barons' decisive
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Face paint rests on a table at the School Age Program during a Lights On Afterschool event Oct. 18, 2012. The event is part of an Afterschool Alliance project, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that children have access to quality, affordable afterschool programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released) SAP highlights afterschool activities

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MAINZ, Germany – Michael Billen, center in black, Rheinland-Pfalz Parliament representative of the Bitburg-Pruem district, welcomes 52nd Fighter Wing leadership to the state parliament building here Oct. 10, 2012, for a familiarization tour of the city and a crash course in local German governance. Wing leadership and German government representatives of the communities surrounding Spangdahlem Air Base meet periodically to gain an understanding of each other’s priorities, vision and points of view. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released) Parliament tour encourages cross-nation partnership
Leadership from the 52nd Fighter Wing toured the Rheinland-Pfalz parliament in Mainz Oct. 10, 2012.The visit included a walking tour of the historic sections of Mainz and a crash course on German government procedures and how the United States and Germany interact with each other."A partnership is built between people," said Bitburg-Pruem
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WITTLICH, Germany – Col. Joseph McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, and Bernhard Schaefer, 52nd FW community relations advisor, were among the invited guests at the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Wittlich Commerce Fair Sept. 21 here. Joachim Rodenkirch, mayor of Wittlich, thanked guests and representatives from the political, economic and cultural arena for their attendance. The Wittlich mayor expressed his thanks to the commander and Spangdahlem Air Base for continuous support and engagement in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Iris
Reiff/Released) Wittlich invites Spangdahlem community to annual Commerce Fair
The Wittlich Commerce Fair takes place Sept. 21 -24 here. The fair will open Sept. 22 - 23 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The fair is the largest trade and commerce exhibition in the region. It features more than 231 businesses ranging from small family enterprises to world-renowned companies. The enterprises there include
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Attendees of Spangdahlem’s Air Force ball congregate inside the Eifel Club Ballroom here Sept. 15.  The event was in celebration of the Air Force’s 65 years as an independent service with a theme of forging the future and honoring the past. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released) Air Force ball heck of a shindig

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Second Lt. Victoria Villa, 726th Air Mobility Squadron passenger services officer in charge, poses before participating in a zombie 5K fundraiser here Aug. 31.  Base members dressed as zombies and chased runners, who competed for time against other groups to complete a series of obstacles.  The 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron hosted the event to raise funds for the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released) Zombies hate fast food

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Default Air Force Logo Tickets on sale soon for Air Force ball
The base's Air Force ball takes place 6 - 10 p.m. Sept. 15 at Club Eifel.The motto of this year's event is "Forging the Future, Honoring the Past.""These events allow us to honor our traditions," said Master Sgt. Ken Snyder, co-chair of Spangdahlem's Air Force ball committee. "It's a great place to get together in a formal setting that's a little
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing watch a Polynesian dance presentation during an unaccompanied Airman block party at the wing pavilion here Aug. 17. The event included a drunk goggles obstacle course, sumo wrestling, Polynesian dancers, dunk tank and a comedy performance. The first sergeants council and the Spangdahlem chiefs group hosted the event to help boost morale among unaccompanied Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon Davis/Released) Block party boosts morale for unaccompanied Airmen

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- A custom-made coin is available for early goers of the free science fiction convention taking place noon – 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Club Eifel here. (Courtesy graphic) Do … or do not, there is no try: SciFi Con needs participation
A free science fiction convention takes place noon - 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Club Eifel here.The base SciFi Con will allow people interested in science fiction in any form of media a chance to meet, greet and share their enthusiasm.This convention will include role-playing and computer game demonstrations, people in costumes, prizes and giveaways, and
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