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  • Pilots sharpen survival skills with SERE

    A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron walks through a wooded area during Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training near Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 3, 2017. SERE was established by the U.S. Air Force at the end of World War II and was extended and consolidated during the Vietnam War to the U.S. Marine Corps,
  • 15 Sabers Selected for Senior Master Sergeant

    Congratulations to the following 15 52nd Fighter Wing master sergeants selected for promotion to senior master sergeant Mar. 2, 2017.The Air Force has selected 1,391 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant of the 11,788 eligible. The overall selection rate was 11.80 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 509.61.
  • Raising the voice of the unheard

    Editor’s Note: The Victim Advocate’s identity has been protected in this article due to sensitive personal information.Bravery: courageous behavior or character.Strength: the capacity of an object or substance to withstand great force or pressure. These are often characteristics associated with being a man. They are also characteristics of those
  • OHA survey now available

    Sabers will be granted the opportunity to impact their overseas housing allowance through an OHA survey in March 2017.The survey is conducted annually on behalf of the Department of Defense, by the Allowances Branch of the Defense Travel Management Office.The OHA is a cost-reimbursement allowance that is offered to active-duty members. This
  • IG office tests base response with Active Shooter Exercise

    Security Forces Airmen from the 52nd Security Forces Squadron responded to reports of an active shooter inside the 52nd Comptroller Squadron, Feb. 22. The active shooter exercise involved a disgruntled Airman running through the building pointing out victims with a dummy weapon, simulating wounding or killing employees.
  • Sabers celebrate Fasching with local communities

    Heather Horton, spouse of the 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, climbs the ladder up to city hall during a Fasching celebration in Wittlich, Germany, Feb. 23, 2017. Once the ladies have “taken over” the city hall, the celebrations begin with dancing and parading throughout the city. The traditional Fasching celebrations begin the Thursday prior to
  • Fasching ….. Germany’s biggest bash

    Germany’s biggest bash is Fasching, celebrated Feb. 23 through 28 this year where the entire country, including the Eifel will celebrate good times prior to the start of Lent.
  • First Sergeants sponsor deployed family night

    The Spangdahlem Air Base First Sergeants Association sponsored a chili cook-off for deployed family night at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 16, 2017. The Airman and Family Readiness Center holds an event for families with deployed members monthly and different agencies and squadrons take turns sponsoring. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt.
  • AMC Command Chief visits Spangdahlem mobility Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, Air Mobility Command command chief, greets Airmen as she arrives at the 726th Air Mobility Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 13, 2017. Frey visited with AMC Airmen stationed at both Ramstein Air Base and Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany during her visit. The 726th Air Mobility Squadron provides air
  • Spangdahlem Tax Center is Now Open

    The Spangdahlem Tax Center opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The tax center offers a free service to assist individuals with basic federal and state income tax returns.
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