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Default Air Force Logo Busy medical unit celebrates success
Members of the 435th Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of their facility here Dec. 29, 2004. The CASF, originally established in one of the fitness centers here at the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom, saw its first patients Dec. 29, 2003. This facility has served as the temporary
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Default Air Force Logo Postal rates to see first increase in four years
The U.S. Postal Service has announced that rates and fees will increase by approximately 5.4 percent, effective Jan. 8.This increase is the first since 2002. Among the adjustments, the 1-ounce, single-piece rate for first-class mail will increase from 37 cents to 39 cents, and the postcard rate will increase by one cent, to 24 cents.For additional
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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem master sergeant receives Purple Heart
When the blast of an explosive device sent his sport utility vehicle hurling 45 feet away from his convoy in Baghdad City, Iraq, Master Sgt. Jimmie Hughes literally did not know what hit him.About a year since that fateful day when Sergeant Hughes was knocked unconscious, he was honored here Nov. 11 with the prestigious Purple Heart military
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Default Air Force Logo Airmen in Lithuania honor WWII's fallen
While many Americans commemorated Veterans Day with special events or visits to monuments in their home towns, Airmen deployed to Lithuania had the once in a lifetime opportunity to honor the memory of their brethren aviators this Veterans Day at a truly unique location.Ten Airmen assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron traveled to the
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence Award nominee announced
Ramstein AB has been announced as the USAFE nominee for the 2006 Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence Award.The award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.Excellent installations enable better mission performance and enhance the quality of life for military men
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2006
Gen. Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong. (Courtesy photo) Air Force announces COMUSAFE retirement
The U.S. Air Force announced the retirement of Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Tuesday. As the USAFE commander, he also holds three other titles: commander, Allied Air Component Command Ramstein; air component commander, U.S. European Command, Ramstein AB, Germany; and director, Multinational Joint Air Power
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Default Air Force Logo Officers nominated for brigadier general
The Air Force Senior Leader Management Office has announced that several U.S. Air Forces in Europe colonels have been nominated by the President to the Senate for appointment to the grade of brigadier general, United States Air Force.The nominees are:Col. David L. Goldfein, Commander, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. He is
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2006
SIALULIAI, Lithuania (AFPN) -- Capt. Matthew Reynolds (back), and Lt Col. David Youtsey (front), run to their alert fighters during a scramble exercise here. The 23rd EFS is participating in NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission, providing security over the skies of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Captain Reynolds  is a 23rd EFS alert pilot and Colonel Youtsey is the 23rd EFS detachment commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Thomas Crosson) 23rd EFS protects Baltic skies
Providing security over the Baltic countries of Eastern Europe is no easy task, but the 23rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is constantly training, even while deployed, to be able to effectively address any airborne threat to the area.The 23rd EFS is providing 24-hour air policing coverage over Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The 120 personnel
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Heart link prepares AF spouses for AF mission, tradition
For new Airmen, adjusting to the Air Force way of life can be difficult. For new spouses this adjustment may be just as challenging.Heart Link, a program designed with the new AF spouses in mind, is available to help spouses transition into the military lifestyle.Heart Link was created in response to a number of spouses who reported the early times
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Default Air Force Logo Joint Fires Center of Excellence begins training
The Joint Fires Center of Excellence opened its doors to students for the first time Oct. 17 as the U.S. military’s only Europe-based joint firepower education center.The U.S. Air Forces in Europe-inspired initiative is designed to enhance close air support operations by providing a more convenient means to train military members stationed in
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