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  • Partial Government Shutdown Impacts

    The below information is currently applicable during partial government shutdown. As information changes in this fluid environment, this list will be updated.What is NOT impacted:Activities:-Fa$t Ca$h Friday: Must be present to win! $3,000 Friday, Oct. 4; Club-Members Only Breakfast: Oct. 8, 6:30-8:30 a.m., FREE; Club Eifel-Intro to Sewing: Oct.
  • Sexual assault, what is being done about it

    Combating sexual assault is the number one priority in the Department of Defense, according to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Through mandatory training, initiatives and stand down days, each service is taking this issue seriously. The Air Force incorporated another tactic to address this issue.Representatives from the Air Force Sexual
  • Senior leaders send Airmen, families birthday best

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody issued the following message to the Airmen of the United States Air Force:On the 66th birthday of the United States Air Force, we salute the dedicated Airmen who provide airpower for America. From 1947 to
  • DoDEA reminds parents about school attendance policy

    The U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity has a student attendance policy for Department of Defense Dependents Schools.The system-wide policy for students is consistent with those found in many public schools throughout the United States.- All students are required to attend school for 180 instructional days per school year.- Academic
  • Responder demystifies calling military crisis line for help

    When someone is in crisis and feeling despondent, reaching out for help is a stronger step to take than doing nothing, which can lead to a worsening state, a Military Crisis Line responder told American Forces Press Service Sept. 9.Tricia Lucchesi said she encourages service members, families, veterans and friends to feel comfortable calling the
  • AF tuition assistance application window delayed for FY14

    Airmen applying for tuition assistance in fiscal 2014 will see several changes in both eligibility for and administration of the program.      Due to these changes, the application window for classes beginning on or after Oct. 1 will not open until Sept. 9 to allow for system updates.      This program is applicable to Guard and Reserve only
  • CES makes trails safer for bicyclists

    A bicycle path recently opened that now connects Spangdahlem Air Base to the Binsfeld bike trails. In the past, bicyclists had to travel on the roadways, which posed safety concerns. This $12,000 renovation allows bicyclists to now commute from the south gate to the local community freely and safely. "As an employee that lives in that area, I feel