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Default Air Force Logo Air Forces Europe 2020: Defining the future
To guide U.S. Air Forces in Europe in preparing for the future, Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, USAFE commander, created Air Forces Europe 2020. “Our world is changing,” the general said. “As a command, we’re transforming to meet future challenges and increase our warfighting effectiveness. Air Forces Europe 2020 provides the framework.” The
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE Idol Talent Contest gives stars an opportunity to shine
U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airmen will get the opportunity of a lifetime to sing with a professional band, USAFE’s Touch n’Go Ensemble, while competing in the USAFE Idol Talent Contest April 23 here. While the judges may not be as harsh as Simon Cowell or as famous as Paula Abdul, participants will be given an equally rewarding experience -- the
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE takes Combat Wingman to the next step
USAFE’s top leaders say the newest Command and Special Interest Program, Combat Wingman, launched successfully and is gaining altitude and airspeed throughout the command. Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, U. S. Air Forces in Europe commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Gary Coleman, USAFE command chief master sergeant, agree that while the program is off
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Default Air Force Logo Identical triplets born to USAFE family
The first-ever set of identical triplets to be born at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center has their parents changing 25 diapers per day. The girls – Aspen, Trinity and Payton – were born naturally Nov. 16 between 12:22 and 12:32 p.m. to mother Jody Cooper, and father Staff Sgt. Kevin Cooper, 435th Security Forces Squadron instructor. “Identical
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Default Air Force Logo Brave act earns Airman's Medal
Senior Airman Nicholas Semonelle, 435th Logistics Readiness Squadron traffic management journeyman, received the highest non-combat medal in the Air Force from Brig. Gen. Rosanne Bailey, 435th Air Base Wing commander, here Dec. 17. “It’s a huge achievement,” said 1st Lt. Hope Norton, 435th LRS cargo officer in charge. “I have been in 12 years and
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE Job Shadow Day offers mentoring opportunities
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Job Shadow Day will take place Feb. 2 in conjunction with the National Groundhog Job Shadow Day. Department of Defense Dependent Schools and home-schooled students will have an opportunity to be part of a national effort to shadow a workplace mentor through the course of a regular workday. Shadowing helps students
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Default Air Force Logo Combat Wingman is a way of life
Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, recently instituted a new program called Combat Wingman. I would like to share with you the basic principles of what I think it takes to be a good wingman and how I use this concept in my everyday life. The wingman concept goes back to World War I when pilots discovered that
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE announces enlisted PME winners
U. S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the 2004 Enlisted Professional Military Education awards. The winners are: Airman Leadership School Instructor of the Year: Staff Sgt. Billie M. Baber, 435th Mission Support Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Noncommissioned Officer Academy Instructor of the Year: Master Sgt. Michael S. Werner,
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Default Air Force Logo Liberty Wing aircrew employs new Sniper targeting pod
A Liberty Wing aircrew assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron employed a Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod on their F-15E Strike Eagle Jan. 7, a flight that marked an evolution in weapons technology. The F-15E Weapons System Officer can now independently execute satellite-guided weapon attacks on targets. Previously, ground support coordinates were
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE selects nominees for Flemming Award
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the command nominees for the 2004 Arthur S. Flemming Award. The nominees are: Staff Sgt. Octavius L. Toliver from the 786th Security Forces Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany and 1st Lt. Levi C. Torkelson, 435th Communications Squadron, Ramstein AB. Sponsored by the George Washington University
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