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  • Airmen may qualify for Kosovo Campaign Medal

    On May 3, 2000, President Clinton approved the establishment of the Kosovo Campaign Medal to recognize the accomplishments of military service members participating in or in direct support of Kosovo operations within established areas of eligibility. Today, many military members may still not know about the medal or have been recognized for it. The
  • Airmen receive Article 15 punishment, involuntarily discharged for misconduct

    Articles 15 Sixteen Spangdahlem Airmen received non-judicial punishment under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in May: A staff sergeant assigned to the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron violated Article 111 by driving while under the influence of alcohol. The commander imposed a reduction to the grade of senior airman, 14 days
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  • Former NASA Astronaut visits USAFE for Extreme Summer

     In honor of the Air Force's 60th Birthday celebrations throughout the summer, and the annual USAFE Extreme Summer program, former astronaut Lt Col William G. Gregory (Ret) will visit a variety of USAFE bases in July. The following bases will host Gregory and will offer chances for community members to see his presentation about space shuttle
  • Are you drinking enough water on hot summer days?

    While you are busy having fun this summer remember to frequently drink water. Water is often the last beverage we reach for on a hot summer day. Yet it is the one you need the most. It is estimated that 60 to 70 percent of your body is water. Water is used by our bodies to get rid of waste in our organs and carries nutrients to all the cells. We
  • Air Force launches 'E-Mail for Life' initiative

    Air Force Communications Agency officials are launching an initiative called E-Mail for Life, or E4L. The program is projected to save money, jumpstart the consolidation of the service's multiple e-mail systems and provide senior leaders the capability to e-mail every Air Force member directly. "The Air Force has wanted to pursue a single e-mail
  • No more base newspaper

    Today's Eifel Times is the last issue people in the Eifel region will be able to physically enjoy, as all future articles, photos and community information will be available solely online. Many Air Force public affairs offices have already done away with actual newspapers and have gone straight to telling the Air Force story via the World Wide Web,
  • BASH: Big Annual Summer Happening

    Carnival rides, face painting, live music and more can only mean one thing - the Bitburg Big Annual Summer Happening is in full swing. The 50th Annual BASH, open to all base personnel, retirees, civilians and local nationals, kicked off Thursday and runs through Sunday. "The BASH serves as a celebration to enhance community relations with our local