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Default Air Force Logo DoD Directive: E911 system installed on Spangdahlem
The new E911 emergency phone system is currently being installed and will be operational base wide starting January 2014. The new E911 system will allow first responders to see physical call data from incoming calls across Spangdahlem. The phone number for emergency services in Germany and on Spangdahlem is 117."E911 is a server that is being
0 10/30
2013
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee / U.S. Air Force Graphic by Airman 1st Class Sarah Denewellis / Released) Airmen put 'Consent' on trial
It started off as a typical Friday night for many Airmen with their wallets full of money to burn, their stomachs ready to chug the best German beers and their minds ready to explore the undefined possibilities of "hooking up." But for two of them, their alcohol-fueled night would end in a shattered sense of trust, establish an unclean feeling of
0 10/30
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany--Elliot Curtis, a 52nd Force Support Squadron Eifel Arms Inn shuttle driver from Fort Walton Beach, Fla., listens to his rugby coach talk after practice Oct. 10, 2013. Curtis is the captain of the University of Trier rugby team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
 
Rugby Life
On a cold fall Saturday afternoon, the crowd cheers as the competition creates a heated intensity throughout the field. It's an environment rugby players thrive in, and for one particular player, the prospect of coming back to stakes like these gives him a burst of energy."It's very competitive and hard - it pushes you to your limits," said Elliot
0 10/30
2013
Default Air Force Logo Sponsorship makes first impression
Sponsorship makes the critical first impression of a new base anytime military members and families move. Those first few months of transition into a new unit can set the scene for how well or poorly the rest of a new tour will play out.At Spangdahlem, sponsorship is regarded very seriously with a well-established program to ensure new Sabers are
0 10/18
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany—Tech. Sgt. Damian Horton, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flightline expediter, from Cooper City, Fla., receives his flu mist injection during a medical exercise Oct. 16, 2013. The 52nd Public Health Emergency Office leveraged the exercise to demonstrate the wing's capability to service the base population in the event of a disease threat or outbreak as efficiently as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert/Released) Saber medical exercise a 'USAFE first'
As medical technicians hurry to administer lifesaving vaccinations, you watch as the military - renowned for discipline and organization - tries to restore order to a panicked population in the dawn of a global pandemic. You take a step in line to see the next doctor. You tell her you're fine and just need a shot. But, after taking a swab sample
0 10/16
2013
Default Air Force Logo Meet the vice: Passionate about planes and people
Like many Air Force stories, it all started with...planes. It's hard to imagine the approachable, even-keeled Col. Lars Hubert, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, as a child running under roaring planes as they flew overhead at Kelley Air Force Base, San Antonio. But one of his most formative memories was when he sat on his dad's lap in the cockpit
0 10/16
2013
Default Air Force Logo Gearing up for winter
As winter approaches Spangdahlem, service members are urged to prepare for the winter season with cold temperatures and slippery roads fast approaching. Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, expects everyone to use effective operational and personal risk management at the organizational and individual level to achieve mission
0 10/09
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany–Sabers participate in the Energy Action Month 5-K run Oct. 11, 2013. To educate Saber Airmen and instill a sense of ownership in energy conservation, the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron base energy manager is utilizing various platforms such as advertising posters, an energy information booth, and the 5-K to educate members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released) Energy action month charges change
October is Energy Action Month. As part of the monthly celebration, Saber nation is being challenged to be more energy conscious. The Department of Energy is leading the national campaign by providing an opportunity for Airmen to learn more about the impact of energy on the Air Force's mission. "The slogan for this year is, 'I am Air Force energy,'
0 10/03
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Silence at one of the three empty tent halls for the Wittlich October festival after ongoing preparations. This will change, Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m., when the festival kicks off. At this time, the mayor will open the first keg of beer and shout out the most famous Bavarian words "Ozapft is," This means that the festival is then officially open. Free beer will be served. A band will lead in activities soon afterwards. Although it is not a must, some people will dress up in Bavarian outfits to blend in and enjoy the fun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Iris Reiff)
"Ozapft is" starts Germany's October festivals
Celebrate an October festival right here in the Eifel, in WittlichFor those base members who don't want to travel all the way to Munich to enjoy the October festival fun, a local festival is an option and will start Sept. 27in Wittlich. The official opening ceremony, when city officials, organizers and guests jointly tap the first keg of beer and
0 9/25
2013
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany— U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bradley Johnson, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron commander, presents Chief Master Sgts. Leslie Jones and Louis Suarez, both with the 52nd CES, with Meritorious Service Medals at their joint retirement ceremony at the Spangdahlem theater Aug. 29, 2013. Friends, family and coworkers filled the base theater to honor their collective 60 years in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert/Released) End of an era
Of the more than 264,000 enlisted Air Force members, less than 1 percent ever reaches the rank of chief master sergeant. Even fewer serve 30 years, but in a recent ceremony, the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron said goodbye to two 30-year chiefs as they continue their journey outside the military. From the introduction to the computer, many uniform
0 9/24
2013
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