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  • New programs encourage strength training

    The Eifel Powerhaus fitness center recently inaugurated a new fitness campaign aimed at promoting weight training among base Airmen.The campaign consists of two separate programs which began Oct. 1 and will continue for one year, ending at the end of September 2015.The first program, known as the Wall of Fitness, features a weight-lifting
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. PorterUnit: American Forces Network SpangdahlemDuty title:  NCO in charge, NewsHometown:  San AntonioYears in Service: Seven yearsWhy joined: I joined the Air Force, specifically my job as a broadcaster, because it allowed me the opportunity to travel overseas. Seeing new and different places is something I've always
  • NATO secretary-general visits Poland

    The new NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg visited Lask Air Base, Poland, Oct. 6, to express his gratitude to NATO partners for their on-going dedication to the security of the region and commitment to NATO."We come together to deliver one clear common message, that NATO is here to protect all allies," Stoltenberg said. "This is what NATO is
  • CFE exercise takes place at Spangdahlem

    A group of inspectors from both the Czech Republic and France visited Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014, as part of a Conventional Armed Forces in Europe treaty compliance inspection exercise.The treaty ensures military installations remain in compliance with numerical limits on offensive conventional armaments. Members of the foreign
  • Aviation Detachment in Poland receives a new commander

    A change of command took place for Detachment 1, 52nd Operations Group at Lask Air Base, Poland, Sept. 18, 2014.U.S. Air Force Maj. Matthew Spears relinquished command to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jack Harman after serving two years as the commander for the detachment."You've dedicated a year of your lives to improve the mission to increase NATO
  • Kansas Coyotes refuel Spangdahlem fighters

    At more than 28,000 feet above ground, a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and its crew assigned to the 117th Air Refueling Squadron in Topeka, Kansas, executed an aerial refueling mission with 52nd Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft Sept. 18 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.Aerial refueling is the process of transferring fuel from