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  • “Use or lose” leave deadline approaches

    As the end of the fiscal year approaches "use or lose" leave becomes one of the main topics of discussion. As a reminder, it is the member's responsibility to ensure leave is consummated prior to the end of September and commanders must allow them to use their leave to the greatest extent possible to avoid entering a "use or lose" situation. The
  • Thrift Savings Plan improves security measures

    The Thrift Savings Plan will begin using account numbers to improve individual account holder security effective in October. TSP officials will mail new account numbers to participants in September replacing the use of Social Security numbers as the primary means to identify current civilian and active duty military participants. Account holders
  • Top Saber Performer for Aug. 31 - Sept. 6

    Senior Airman Luis Burgos, 703rd Munitions Support Squadron help desk technician, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6. Name: Senior Airman Luis Burgos Unit: 703rd Munitions Support Squadron Duty Title: Help desk technician Hometown: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico Years in service: Four years
  • Air Force's 'Knowledge Now' streamlines flow of information

    The Air Force now has a "virtual community" where individuals can go anytime to share information with their peers anywhere in the world. Called "Knowledge Now," this community is a collaborative Web system that is accessible through the Air Force Portal and is designed to allow Airmen of all ranks, specialties and skill levels to communicate with
  • Airmen invited to 'Do Something Amazing'

    As part of the "Do Something Amazing" national advertising campaign, Air Force officials are offering Airmen the opportunity to submit videos showing Air Force members in action, and the best videos will be posted to the official Web site -- www.dosomethingamazing.com. To submit a video for consideration, Airmen simply have to click on the Web site
  • AADD reaches milestone

    Airman Against Drunk Driving more than doubled the number of rides they provided to Sabers last year when they reached the 832nd ride mark this weekend. "This shows that the Spangdahlem military community knows our number," said Master Sgt. Patrick Carmichael, AADD president. "It also means they realize the dangers and consequences of driving
  • USAFE leaders encourage Airmen to remain focuses, avoid complacency

    As the traditional summer period of increased injuries and fatalities across the Air Force winds down this weekend, U.S. Air Forces in Europe leaders, from General William T. Hobbins, commander, down to first-level supervisors, are stressing the importance of staying focused and not letting complacency result in a possible mishap. The period
  • E-Pubs migrate to Air Force Public Web

    Whether you are a warfighter in Iraq or a retired Airman in Nebraska, accessing Air Force forms or publications is now easier than ever due to a centralized Web site that began Aug. 24. The Air Force Departmental Publishing Office, or e-Pubs, officially migrated under the Air Force Public Web program and is now accessible at