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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem AB Beta tests new feedback form
Beta testing for the new "Airman Comprehensive Assessment" performance feedback program is underway and lasts until June.Air Force leadership initiated this Beta testing as a way to improve the performance feedback program based on the needs of Airmen and their raters.U.S. Air Forces in Europe selected Spangdahlem AB as an ideal test base for the
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Medical Service turns to secure messaging
Patients at Air Force medical treatment facilities will soon be able to communicate securely and privately with their health care teams anywhere and anytime due to the Air Force-wide expansion of secure messaging.Secure messaging will be available to patients through what is known as the MiCare portal. The MiCare portal is built to facilitate
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Default Air Force Logo AF 2013 budget: Cuts while keeping agile, flexible, ready force
The Air Force released its fiscal 2013 budget Feb. 13 and stressed the need for difficult budgetary cuts to meet the new defense strategy while maintaining the service's agility, flexibility and readiness.The Air Force is requesting $154.3 billion in the president's 2013 budget, a reduction of five percent from the $162.5 billion the service
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Airmen and Defense Department civilian employees gather around Col. Chris Weggeman, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, as he delivers opening remarks in the Mosel Dining Facility here during the facility’s re-opening ceremony Feb. 1. The building closed in August 2010 for renovations to the cold-storage space, and base engineers used the facility’s closure time to upgrade the serving line, foot-traffic pattern and seating area. The new appearance is designed to make meal times more efficient for DFAC customers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee) DFAC re-opens to hungry crowd
The Mosel Dining Facility here re-opened Feb. 1 to nearly 500 lunch customers.The facility closed in August 2010 for renovations to the cold-storage area, and engineers used this time to upgrade the serving line housing, electric infrastructure, seating area and overall appearance."This is a classic example, and probably the best example to date,
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2012
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Airman 1st Class Jessenia Ayala, 52nd Munitions Maintenance Group knowledge operations technician, is the Super Saber Performer for the week of Feb 2 - 8. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Natasha Stannard) Super Saber Performer
Name: Airman 1st Class Jessenia Ayala Unit: 52nd Munitions Maintenance GroupDuty title: Knowledge operations technicianHometown: Orlando, Fla.Years in Service: One year and four monthsWhy joined: As a child, I always enjoyed seeing members of the U.S. Air Force in uniform. It gave me a sense of pride. I knew I wanted to serve my county and wear the
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2012
Default Air Force Logo CSAF: AF will be smaller but superb force
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz explained the service's contributions to the new Defense Department strategy during a Pentagon press briefing here Jan. 27. Schwartz said that as the Air Force approaches future constrained budgets, service officials will trade size for quality in order to ensure a ready force."We will be a smaller but
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2012
BAUMHOLDER, Germany – U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Bob Carpenter, 81st Fighter Squadron pilot, uses a combat survivor evader locater radio to communicate that a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter that has arrived to rescue him during a joint training exercise at the Baumholder Major Training Area here Jan. 23. This training integrates U.S. Army and Air Force resources to more accurately simulate the real-life close air support and combat search and rescue scenarios encountered in deployed locations. The goal of this training is to develop tactics, techniques and procedures between military branches to enhance interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Natasha Stannard) 'A-Team' A-10s, Apaches hone CSAR, CAS skills
A joint close air support and combat search and rescue exercise involving U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots and U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots took place for the first time at the Baumholder Major Training Area here Jan. 23 - 26. A-10 pilots who participated in this joint training are assigned to Spangdahlem Air Base's 81st
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Staff Sgt. Matthew Eveland, right, 701st Munitions Support Squadron NCO in charge of custody forces training, is the Super Saber Performer for the week of Jan. 26 – Feb 1. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Super Saber Performer
Name: Staff Sgt. Matthew EvelandUnit: 701st Munitions Support SquadronDuty title: NCO in charge of custody forces trainingHometown: Yucaipa, Calif.Years in Service: Nine and a half yearsWhy joined: A sudden epiphany to joinFamily: Wife, Lisa; and 2-year-old daughter, Emma.Hobbies: I enjoy writing and customizing mini-trucks. I'm also a Major League
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Default Air Force Logo Base library services continue during carpet replacement
The library here is scheduled to close Jan. 30 - Feb. 20 for a floor repair and carpet replacement project.Cardholders will not be able to check out any hard-copy books or media inside the library during the closure. However, e-service availability and library-staff support continues until the re-opening.The library staff will relocate to room 216
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Chaplain (Capt.) Paul Joyner, 52nd Fighter Wing chaplain, delivers an invocation during the National Prayer Luncheon inside the Brick House here Jan. 20. The National Prayer Breakfast began in 1953 as a way to recognize the values upon which America was founded. The current ceremony highlights these values and promotes a shared sense of spiritual empowerment within communities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dillon Davis) USAFE command chaplain urges Airmen to take care of each other
Chaplain (Col.) G. Scott Henry, U.S. Air Forces in Europe command chaplain, visited with Airmen during the National Prayer Luncheon here Jan. 20. The theme for this year's luncheon was "Taming the Terrible Twos."Henry said parents with children may know the three favorite words of a 2 year old: why, mine and no."Taming the terrible twos is
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