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Default Air Force Logo Preparing for winter safety
Wet roads and bald tires can make your car slide and lose control and those who live in and around the Spangdahlem community know that wet weather isn't uncommon.Coming from Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, dealing with this kind of weather is second nature for me. Humidity was common and the winters were never forgiving.Every winter, my
0 12/05
2014
Default Air Force Logo Have a 'Planti-ful' holiday season
Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains tend to take a backseat on most holiday tables in a season of turkey, ham and the Internet sensation "bacon explosion." The days between Oct. 31 and Dec. 31 present a calorie-dense obstacle course. So this year, give yourself the gift of good health by incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet.Keep in
0 11/24
2014
Default Air Force Logo Managing Leftovers
The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes gatherings that center around food.  With all of the potlucks, get-togethers, and celebrations, rest assured that there will be lots of leftovers to be enjoyed.  However, something that may not cross people's minds when preparing that delicious leftover turkey is ensuring that it's still safe to
0 11/21
2014
Default Air Force Logo Not forgotten
It had none of the glamour, and many people I talked to didn't even know it existed.I didn't know either if I hadn't been detoured by a road closed from the storm. It was back in a forgotten corner, the driveway slightly overgrown from the fall rain.But I stopped my car and got out. The cemetery was well-tended but still a bit forlorn and
0 11/12
2014
Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem Air Base promotes America Recycles Day
Americans have been celebrating America Recycles Day since Nov. 15, 1997. This special day encourages us to recycle and buy recycled products.The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental office uses this day as an opportunity to inform science class students at Spangdahlem Middle School and Bitburg Middle-High School about the importance of
0 11/07
2014
Default Air Force Logo Avoiding the 'Danger Zone' this Holiday Season
The holidays are right around the corner, and they would not be the same without deliciously cooked meals. With all of the food items being prepared during this time for potlucks, parties, and gatherings, remember to maintain proper food safety.Bacteria naturally occur on produce and your hands. Prior to preparing your holiday meal, thoroughly wash
0 11/05
2014
Default Air Force Logo Are you prepared for snow season?
As the season changes, the road conditions can become a challenge, especially for those not accustomed to winter driving at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The transition to winter brings foggy and icy road conditions. If you couple that with driving on the small, winding roads, prepping your vehicle for winter is an absolute must.Starting Nov. 15
0 10/27
2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting countries at all levels of modernization.  (Courtesy photo) Breast cancer prevention and risks
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and highlighting statistics and risk factors are key to delivering the message of prevention. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races and ethnicities, but can also occur in men.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 220,097 women and 2,078 men were diagnosed
0 10/14
2014
October, Energy Action month, provides an opportunity to promote energy and water conservation awareness as part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy. (Courtesy graphic) UR AF NRG
' ... October was designated as Energy Action Month by the US Department of Energy for all federal agencies and will kick off U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Fiscal Year 2014 Energy Awareness Program... ' (from the foreword to the Energy Awareness Campaign Plan FY2014 from Lt. Gen. Noel T. Jones, Vice Commander, United States Air
0 10/07
2014
OPSEC Poster Old Lock Social media and OPSEC: Guard against the unknown
Before posting your latest duck-lipped selfie or tagging-in at an awesome restaurant on your profile page, you may want to reconsider how seemingly harmless posts can provide a plethora of information for terrorists.In fact, many "lone wolves" use such posts to track down and attack service members and government employees at their homes. They
0 10/07
2014
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