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Members of the Norwegian Defense Logistic Organization/Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Marine Forces Europe prepare pallets of humanitarian supplies for transportation for Turkey, Nov. 14, 2011. The effort is in support of the Turkey-led relief efforts following the Nov. 9, and Oct. 23, 2011, earthquakes in Van province, Turkey. At the request of the Turkish government the Department of Defense has tasked U.S. European Command to airlift relief supplies to Van province.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Wayne Clark, AFNE Regional News Bureau) (Released) EUCOM Airmen, Marines support Turkey with earthquake

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Members of the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load pallets of humanitarian supplies for transportation, Ramstein Air Base, Nov. 13, 2011. The effort is in support of the Turkey-led relief efforts following the Oct. 23, 2011, earthquake in Van province, Turkey. At the request of the Turkish government the Department of Defense has tasked U.S. European Command to airlift relief supplies to Van province. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Caitlin O?Neil-McKeown) EUCOM assists Turkey in earthquake relief

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Default Air Force Logo USAFE commander to cadets: Get ready
VIDEO: Gen. Mark Welsh speaks with Air Force Academy cadets (50:12)The commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe spoke with Air Force Academy cadets during a visit to the Academy Nov. 1.Gen. Mark Welsh stressed the importance of learning leadership skills while at the Academy and how cadets' experiences would prepare them for their Air Force careers
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Airman 1st Class Lorrentis Oliver, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment journeyman, teaches Airman 1st Class Tyler Wood, 52nd CES heating ventilation and air conditioning apprentice, about the operation controls on a de-icing truck during annual snow control augmentee training here Nov. 8. The 52nd CES snow-control team completes annual mandatory training before they can be licensed to operate and maintain snow-removal vehicles used during winter. The team assigns 33 permanent augmentees and 10 alternate augmentees from Nov. 14 to April 15 each year for the snow season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dillon Davis) Snow control trains augmentees for upcoming winter

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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Tech. Sgt. Warren LaBare, 52nd Operations Support Squadron weather technician, sets up a TMQ-53 tactical meteorological observing system here Nov. 4.  The 52nd OSS Weather Flight received an “Excellent” rating on its Standardization and Evaluation Program for Weather Operations inspection after demonstrating their ability to provide safe and efficient air-traffic service to the 52nd Fighter Wing and 726th Air Mobility Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks) OSS earns high praise during inspection
Two flights within the 52nd Operations Support Squadron here underwent thorough program inspections Oct. 24-28, and both earned praise for their section's policy and procedure adherence.The 52nd OSS Weather Flight earned an "Excellent" rating during the Standardization and Evaluation Program for Weather Operations inspection. The 52nd OSS Airfield
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NATO AIR BASE GEILENKIRCHEN, Germany – Airmen from the 470th Air Base Squadron here talk about wingman responsibilities during Winter Wingman Day Nov. 4. Winter Wingman Day is an annual event that emphasizes the importance of looking out for fellow Airmen during winter months. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nathanael Callon) GSU hosts Wingman Day, builds friendships
The 470th Air Base Squadron hosted Winter Wingman Day here Nov. 4 to ensure the small community takes care of each other during the gloomy days of winter.More than two hours from their host unit, the 52nd Fighter Wing, 170 Airmen and civilians from the 470th ABS make up a small community of Air Force members supporting the NATO E-3A AWACS component
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U.S. Air Force and Army servicemembers participate in a joint agency response exercise, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 27, 2011. The exercise, designed to educate and train participants from six emergency response agencies, provided the skills needed for a real world response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Perry) Joint Exercise ensures mission capabilities
Six agencies from the U.S. Army and Air Force responded to a simulated blister agent threat at Bldg. 822 in the housing area here Oct. 27.After receiving intelligence, it was believed that a suspect planted a blister agent in an uninhabited stairwell housing building. Explosive ordnance disposal dispatched a team to ensure there was no threat to
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Members of the 37th Airlift Squadron load supplies onto a C-130J Super Hercules, Oct. 29, 2011, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The cargo consisted of blankets, cots and tents flown to Turkey as humanitarian aid for the victims of a major earthquake that occurred in north-eastern Turkey recently. US delivers aid to Turkish earthquake victims
The U.S. European Command sent two C-130J Super Hercules loaded with cots, blankets, sleeping bags and hygiene kits to north-eastern Turkey, Oct. 29 to aid victims of a recent earthquake there.The C-130Js from the 86th Airlift Wing departed Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to deliver the supplies to the Van region of Turkey, which was devastated by a
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For more information on the 48th MDG pilot program or for those who feel they may be a wounded warrior, call Sharron O’Garro at DSN 226-8175, or Capt. Robert Atisme, 48th Medical Operations Squadron, at DSN 226-8603. (U.S. Air Force art) 48th MDG launches Wounded Warrior pilot program
The 48th Medical Group launched an Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Group pilot program, Oct. 25, to improve the personal well-being and long-term healing of wounded Airmen.The 10-week program is open to 12 members from Royal Air Forces Mildenhall and Lakenheath. All members were wounded or received traumatic brain injuries in combat or from a
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Default Air Force Logo AT/FP training readies families for life overseas
To combat the potential risks of an overseas assignment and teach family members what to do if a dangerous situation arises or if they see a suspicious activity or person, all family members age 14 or older are required to complete antiterrorism/force protection level-one training upon arrival at an overseas location.AT/FP training "lets them know
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