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Default Air Force Logo USAFE takes second in swimming competition
The Component Command Air Headquarters Ramstein Swimming Championship was held Sept. 20 - 22 at Royal Air Force College Cranwell, England.The U.S. Air Forces in Europe team took second place with 64 overall points.The event is open to the Allied air forces of the Northern Region. The swimming contest included participants from the German Air Force
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Default Air Force Logo 407th ECES expands clinic in Iraq
Fifteen Airmen from several occupational specialties came together Sept. 19 to double the 777th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron medical clinics’ work space at Ali Base.Patients now have more privacy during screenings and treatment, there is a clinic waiting area and the 6-person clinic staff isn’t tripping over each other during sick call hours.“It
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Default Air Force Logo KMCC construction on track
The final 15-ton dome was put into place recently at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center here, bringing the project one step closer to completion.The dome was lowered into place using a crane and will provide light between the new Army Air Force Exchange Service Mall Food court and the movie theaters."Choreographing the movements of nearly
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Default Air Force Logo USDA makes changes in Free and Reduced Lunch Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has recently announced that more families may be eligible for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program because of a change in eligibility guidelines.The USDA released a memorandum authorizing the exclusion of the Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance as income when determining eligibility for participation in the
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Default Air Force Logo FSC assists Airmen throughout career life cycle
With all the online and automated telephone services available in today’s technologically advanced landscape, it seems to be increasingly rare to pick up the phone or go to an office and talk to an actual person.Family support centers around the command prove that the human connection can never be replaced, however, said Gretchen Shannon, U.S. Air
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Default Air Force Logo Confidential sexual assault reporting now in place
One in three women in the military has been a victim of sexual assault and 39 percent of victims have been raped more than once, said Tech. Sgt. Nancy Dresseen, 48th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator NCO in charge.In February 2004, the secretary of defense called for a review of all Department of Defense sexual assault policies. The
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Default Air Force Logo AF Climate Survey launches Oct. 1
U.S. Air Forces in Europe members have a chance to provide Air Force leadership with feedback through the 2005 Air Force Climate Survey, which runs Oct. 1 through Nov. 23.The survey, offered every two years since 1997, measures how people feel about leadership, supervision, training, recognition and other aspects of the Air Force.This year’s survey
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Default Air Force Logo EUCOM begins force protection assessment
Commander, U.S. European Command, Marine Gen. James L. Jones, recently directed a comprehensive force protection assessment of all installations and facilities within the U.S. EUCOM area of responsibility.The review is currently under way and will be completed within the next 60 days; any required corrective actions will be taken immediately.This
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Default Air Force Logo Albanian and Slovakian officers visit Warrior Preparation Center
Nine Albanian and Slovakian officers visited Germany Sept. 20-23 for a familiarization visit at the Warrior Preparation Center.The officers were shown hands-on tactics through high-tech training demonstrations at the facility, which is jointly owned by U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Air Forces in Europe. Although they were there to gain more
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ALI BASE, Iraq -- Senior Airmen Leslie Glandon (left) and James Suter, test voltage on a "start cart" used to start generators. They are assigned to the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron power production element. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Maurice Hessel)
Power Pro creates energy to sustain base operations
For almost any base in the world, electricity is considered a vital necessity and is readily available, but for deployed bases, like Ali Base, there are no permanent electricity lines piped into the installation.It is the responsibility of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Power Production element, also known as Power Pro, to make
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