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  • INFOCON aids in protecting vital info

    Cyberspace is the newest frontier filled with opportunities and challenges, representing the latest domain the U.S. military is entrusted with defending. One of the means we use to standardize defense of cyberspace is through actions that reflect changes in our information operations condition, or INFOCON. Changes in INFOCON come about when threat
  • Awareness month sheds light on STD testing, prevention

    The old cliché that what you see is what you get is not always the case. With sexual relationships, what you can't see can actually harm your body, which is the basis for Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month in April. Throughout the month, emphasis is placed on ensuring people have the facts to protect themselves and their partners, as well
  • 52nd DS to promote children’s dental health

    To recognize National Children's Dental Health Month in February, the 52nd Dental Squadron will host various events throughout the month to promote dental health. The 52nd DS recommends helping children maintain healthy teeth and gums by encouraging them to limit sugary snacks and brush and floss at least once per day. They also encourage parents
  • Deadline announced for return of fuel coupons

    If you've been hanging on to old fuel coupons, now is the time to dig them out and return them. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service - Europe announced they would no longer refund unused fuel coupons after Jan. 31, according to a news release from AAFES - Europe public affairs. AAFES transitioned from fuel coupons to the fuel ration card from
  • A&FRC provides emergency family assistance during crises

    Nearly every organization has a plan for a crisis, often in the form of checklists, to prepare and guide Airmen in the proper course of action for various situations. The Airman & Family Readiness Center has their own program to ensure families also have resources available and ready during a crisis.When an incident occurs, the Emergency Family
  • 23rd FS provides DUI-free insight

    The 23rd Fighter Squadron reached a milestone in December 2008, and the squadron has continued to build upon that milestone since then. On Dec. 8, 2008, the 23rd FS Fighting Hawks counted 2,323 days since their last incident of driving under the influence. Almost a year later, as of Dec. 3, the 23rd FS has reached 2,686 days and counting without
  • Belgians, Americans unite to commemorate Armistice Day

    Coralie Baudart typically wears a blue uniform during the week for her job as an ambulance driver, but the Belgian native donned a more traditional, antique brown uniform Nov. 11 - that of a female Army first lieutenant in World War II. Ms. Baudart is one of about 10 1st Infantry Division re-enactors out of Mons, Belgium, who mingled with 52nd
  • Servicemembers, civilians join in Luxembourg to honor veterans

    Servicemembers, American and Luxembourg civilians, families and veterans stepped into the cold from their warm vehicles Nov. 11 to pay tribute to members of the armed forces during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial. The cold those people felt bundled in layers and wearing gloves as they wandered among the
  • Sabers who drive safely can avoid becoming a statistic

    Quarterly flight safety meetings are full of information from campfires to automobiles. Everywhere you look, someone is throwing the word "safe" in your face. Why? Those in the safety business are taught to ask "Why?" several times. For example, why is safety omnipresent in everything the Air Force does? There may be reasons behind the