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(Courtesy graphic) Presidents Day Trivia: The Answers
Congratulations to Airman 1st Class Samuel Purser, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technician and Fayetteville, Ark., native, for getting the answers correct and earning the coveted 52nd Fighter Wing coin!The 2014 Presidents Day Trivia Challenge with Answers1.) Which two presidents appeared on FIVE presidential election tickets as both
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Idle engine, being a good neighbor by following law
Letting your engine run idle in the morning is a German traffic law violation in Germany. Over the colder winter months, many people like to turn on their vehicles in the morning, letting the engine run idle. Some people even enjoy going back into the house for a quick cup of coffee, while the engine is running, returning minutes later. In some
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2014
(Courtesy graphic) Celebrate Presidents Day with executive trivia
As Monday is Presidents Day, many freedom-loving Americans will be celebrating the day in the appropriate manner: baking White House-shaped cakes and hiding "Oval Office eggs" for egg hunts while children dress up as their favorite presidents and go house-to-house reciting lines of their favorite inaugural addresses for candy... ...what? Don't YOU
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2014
Default Air Force Logo 10 Dental Tips for Mother and Baby
Dental visits are often overlooked or avoided during pregnancy, most often due to safety concerns of the mothers. However, there is an abundance of evidence indicating the importance of perinatal dental health. The Surgeon General's most recent report highlights that good oral health during pregnancy will increase both maternal and infant health.
0 2/13
2014
Default Air Force Logo Public affairs unveils new travel blog 'Been There, Done That!'
Germany is one of those special countries riddled with historic sites and relics of long ago.America has its sites and relics, too, but it's different. We're a nation less than 250 years old, which is comparatively young. To put it in perspective, Niederkail, a neighboring village of Spangdahlem Air Base, recently celebrated its 800th anniversary.A
0 2/07
2014
SARC Campaign Redefining self: Victim to survivor
(Editor's note: The author of this commentary wished to remain anonymous) Trust is a valuable asset in our Air Force. To me it is the cornerstone to our core values.Throughout our military education we are taught to trust our fellow Airmen. We build a foundation around that trust. Several years ago, my trust was taken away when I was sexually
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2014
Graphic by U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Sarah Denewellis (released) No shoes, no shirt, no problem: first-ever virtual town hall
What: It's a town hall...from your couch, in your home, on your mobile phone, tablet device or (call us old-fashioned) computer. Simple, right? There's no speaking in front of a large group of strangers, or trying to rearrange your busy schedule for this town hall. You are just one click away from sharing your thoughts and bettering our
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2014
Gen. Frank Gorenc is Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe; Commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa, Commander Allied Air Command, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Kalkar, Germany. Force management and you
The Chief of Staff's announcement concerning force management programs should have caught your attention because it could affect your status in next year's Air Force.The Air Force will become smaller, and that means some of you reading this will have important decisions to make very soon. That is why both voluntary and involuntary programs have
0 12/16
2013
Step Up, step in Op-Ed: Imagine Hope
My name is not José.Steve asked me not to use our real names if I write down what I recently learned about the events of 2002. He's not 'Steve,' either. Steve agreed to share his part, and I will tell you mine - our two sides of one story.What follows is our recollections of then and now.José: Steve and I used to play one of those multiplayer
0 12/09
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany—A driver stocks the trunk of his car with safety supplies in preparation for the upcoming winter months Dec. 6, 2013. Some of the items include: a shovel, kitty litter, thermal blankets, water, hand warmers and a flashlight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert) Wisconsinite to Airmen: Put junk in yo trunk!
It's wintertime, and you're most likely dashing over the river and through the woods to get to where you need to go. But what if you find yourself spinning on black ice into a frightening nightmare before Christmas off a desolate farm road? What would you do next and how long do you think you could be stuck?Well, I'll be the first to admit I am no
0 12/06
2013
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