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  • Women's locker room gets facelift

    The ladies' locker room at the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center is getting a facelift.The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron will begin renovations Oct. 3. These renovations are scheduled to take about eight weeks and should be completed the first week of December.Renovating the locker room was one of the 10 items selected by the 52nd Fighter Wing
  • Defenders learn to shoot, move, communicate

    Airmen from the 52nd Security Forces Squadron dashed from one obstacle to another as the deafening sound of gunfire echoed overhead here Aug. 22."Keep your head down and your elbows tucked in," yelled Staff Sgt. Adam Fagan, 52nd SFS training instructor, as the Airmen returned fire and tried to get closer to the enemy during "Shoot, Move,
  • Comm fixes phone service on Bitburg Annex

    Cable technicians from the 52nd Communications Squadron repaired an optical fiber line outside Bitburg Annex Aug. 11.Someone had cut the line about two kilometers from the annex, and the cut damaged miltary telephone lines Aug. 9. The outage reduced communication capability. The Defense Switch Network cable connected the old Bitburg Air Base with
  • Water survival training keeps pilots combat ready

    It was a brisk 50 degrees Fahrenheit when Tech. Sgt. Robert Martin took the plunge into the pool."It's not too cold once you start swimming," said Martin, 52nd Fighter Wing Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Training and Operations Survival NCO in charge, as he demonstrated the proper procedures for releasing from a parachute harness to a
  • Radar maintainers keep the wing flying

    When A-10 Thunderbolt II and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots were flying to and from Libya in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn, Airmen from the 52nd Communications Squadron Ground Radar Systems Element worked night and day to feed pilots and air-traffic controllers the necessary information to complete their mission and arrive home safely.The
  • 52nd LRS IPE section prepares for inventory system upgrade

    To safely operate in a combat environment, all Airmen must ensure they have the individual protective equipment necessary for mission success. The 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protective Equipment section is ready to keep Airmen supplied with all the chemical gear needed for deployments and exercises. However, to keep Airmen