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  • 480th FS participates in Trapani Air Show

    Two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participated in the Trapani Air Show at Trapani Air Base, Italy, Oct. 19, 2015.The air show initiated Trident Juncture 2015, a multiservice, multinational training exercise involving more than 30,000 troops from over 30 Allied and
  • Luxembourg, US leaders commemorate Battle of the Bulge

    Nearly 200 Luxembourgers and Americans observed the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge during a commemorative ceremony at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Dec. 16, 2014.Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; Xavier Bettel, prime minister of Luxembourg; Robert Mandell, U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg; U.S. Air Force Gen.
  • Don't stand by

    Every Airman is taught to bring a Wingman whenever going out. Wingmen should help each other make good decisions and keep each other safe, but what happens if a Wingman isn't paying attention, or feels uncomfortable stepping in when something is not right? A recent DoD survey found that junior enlisted bystanders are the least likely to step
  • New Roll Call released: CMSAF addresses sexual assault prevention

    In his latest's Roll Call, the Air Force's senior enlisted Airman talked about having the commitment and courage to eradicate sexual assault from the Air Force.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody charged Airmen with the personal responsibility to stand up for what's right, and to look out for one another's best interests."Every Airman
  • SecAF: AF committed to preventing sexual assault

    In observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James released a video charging all Airmen to join senior leaders and take action against sexual assault."General Welsh, Chief Cody and I are committed to an Air Force where everyone is valued and treated with dignity and respect," James said. "We will continue
  • SecAF addresses women in national security

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James addressed the topic of women serving in combat roles during a Women In International Security-sponsored event to celebrate Women's History Month at the Stimson Center, March 28."In the Air Force, we were already leading the pack in terms of integration of women," said James, who was the keynote speaker
  • Saber Airmen and German leaders discuss partnership at forum

    Nearly 20 mayors, county commissioners and business leaders attended the 52nd Fighter Wing's information forum at the Eifel Lodging conference room Feb. 19. Hosted by Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd FW commander, the twice-yearly forum creates opportunities for community leaders to voice their opinions and concerns while gathering insight on current
  • Hagel Travels to Poland, Germany to Meet With Defense Leaders

    (Editor's note: The aviation detachment is a part of the 52nd Operations Group and is based in Lask Air Base, Poland)   Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel begins a trip to Europe today to meet with defense leaders and to attend the 50th Munich Security Conference.   Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Hagel's first stop