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  • Volunteers ‘VITA-ly’ important at tax center

    Volunteers 'VITA-ly' important at tax center By Melissa Barlow 52nd Fighter Wing Legal Office/Tax Center While tax season may seem eons away to most taxpayers, the Spangdahlem Tax Center is preparing for the rush that will inevitably begin at the end of January. One of the most vital resources to a successful Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program
  • 81st FS, 81st AMU Airmen return to Spangdahlem

    After eight weeks away from their home station, approximately 240 Airmen from the 81st Fighter Squadron and 81st Aircraft Maintenance Unit returned to Spangdahlem Air Base. The Spangdahlelm Warthogs, pilots and support Airmen left for Royal Air Force Lakenheath in England in June when the base's runway was closed for repairs. Buses full of
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  • Eifel Sharks prepare for new season, members

    The Eifel Sharks swim team is looking for childe ages six to 18 who can swim 25 meters to join their ranks for the upcoming season. The team has been around for 20 years and is a part of the European Forces Swim League, an organization that provides a program of competitive swimming and a healthy environment in which children can grow emotionally
  • Airmen receive Article 15, UCMJ punishments

    During the month of June, six Spangdahlem Airmen received non-judicial punishment under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: · A senior airman assigned to the 704th Munitions Support Squadron violated Article 92 by wrongfully using his Government Travel Card and Article 107 for making a false official statement. The commander imposed
  • Sabers excel in bodybuilding championship

    Three Saber bodybuilders led the pack at the 2007 Army Invitational Bodybuilding Championship at Wiesbaden Army Garrison, Germany July 7. All three won their respective weight classes with one Saber taking the Overall Champion trophy home. "Although a small competition, some of the toughest in Europe showed up," said Troy Saunders, competitive body
  • Kyrgyz medical students meet Manas medics, more

    Kyrgyz students from a local medical lyceum toured the base Wednesday to see how American and coalition forces are organized and equipped to handle medical situations here. The students, ranging from 17-19 years of age, saw the 376th Expeditionary Medical Group when they visited the base clinic and heard from Air Force medical professionals about
  • Top Saber Performer July 27 - Aug. 2

    Airman 1st Class Kelly Walsh, an emergency action controller with the 52nd Fighter Wing Command Post, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of July 27 - Aug. 2. Name: Kelly Marie Walsh Unit: 52 Fighter Wing, Command Post Duty title: Emergency Action Controller Hometown: South Lyon, Michigan Years in Service: A year
  • Thrift Shop offers savings, benefits

    Toys, books, kitchenware, 220-volt items and more at discount prices line the shelves at the Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Military Club Thrift Shop waiting for thrifty shoppers. The Thrift Shop now under new management and in a new location, offers Sabers the opportunity to not only save money but to earn some extra spending cash. "We give
  • FCC program releases care provider list for July

    The Family Child Care program provides high quality care within a safe environment, in the government quarters of another person or family. All FCC homes are inspected regularly, are insured and meet the Department of Defense requirements for quality childcare. A FCC home has no more than six children under the age of 8 at one time, including the