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Default Air Force Logo Abandoned dog adopted into loving home
It’s a familiar, yet sad story. A family is getting ready for a permanent change of station but can’t take their pet with them. But instead of trying to find a new home for this pet, they choose to abandon it and leave the animal to fend for itself.In Italy, about 150,000 dogs and 200,000 cats are abandoned each year, said Kerry Woody, Aviano
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INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- Chaplain (Capt.) Dallas Little lights a unity candle during a multi-faith “lighting” ceremony Nov. 25 at the chapel. (Photo by Senior Airman Dallas Edwards) Chapel hosts multi-cultural 'lighting' ceremony
The Incirlik chapel staff hosted a multi-faith “lighting” ceremony Nov. 25 at the chapel at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Air Force Chief of Staff’s religious tolerance initiative.The ceremony allowed three different religious groups -- Jewish, Christian and Earth-Based -- to perform various “light” ceremonies jointly instead of having separate
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Default Air Force Logo Combat holiday blues with wingman concept
Being stationed overseas often means being separated from family members; this, combined with holiday stress, can lead to what is known as the holiday blues.“The holiday blues refers to feeling sad when we should be feeling joy, happiness and a sense of peace,” explained Chap. (Maj.) Shon Neyland. “Members who are experiencing trouble in a
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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem pilot rescues charter plane over Germany
Familiar to most laymen by way of television and movies, ‘Mayday’ is the radio call signal that, when real, can make a pilot’s mouth go dry and his stomach cramp.So it went for civilian charter pilot Naim Fazlija, who on Nov. 15 had to make such a call to German radar controllers while flying a Piper Chieftain twin engine plane over Germany’s hazy
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Default Air Force Logo American-German support agreement signed at Ramstein
German and U.S. Air Forces in Europe leaders met here Dec. 1 to sign an agreement that continues the support arrangement between the two nations on Ramstein.The small gathering was officiated by German air force Lt. Gen. Horst Martin, Commander, Allied Component Command - Air Headquarters Ramstein, and included an official signing by Brig. Gen.
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Default Air Force Logo Algerian air force visits Ramstein
Members of the Algerian air force visited the 86th Maintenance Group Nov. 7 to 11 to familiarize themselves with different issues related to maintenance and repair of C-130 aircraft and equipment. They toured the 86th Maintenance Operations Squadron, the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 86th Maintenance Squadron to compare their process
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Default Air Force Logo Mildenhall mourns loss of master sergeant
Master Sgt. Bernard Huggins was what people in the Air Force call a “fast burner.” In the military for 14 years, Sergeant Huggins, a flightline expeditor with the 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was promoted this past July -- fairly early at age 33.A native of Manning, S.C., Sergeant Huggins was found dead Nov. 18 in a field near Freckenham,
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Default Air Force Logo Succeeding in the combat zone
Imagine you have just received your deployment tasking for the next AEF rotation…Baghdad, Balad or Kabul. You wonder, what job will I do? What will the environment be like? Will I succeed in a high stress combat zone? I was recently faced with these same questions as I prepared for a four-month deployment to the International Zone in Iraq to fill a
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE Idol finalists to perform at Ramstein
The eight finalists for the first U.S. Air Forces in Europe Idol Talent Contest have been named and will perform at the USAFE-level show April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Community members are invited to the final showdown, which is free and open to all I.D. cardholders, family members and guests. Performers vying to be named
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Default Air Force Logo Code Silver trains for worst-case scenarios
The 100th Air Refueling Wing participated with the 48th Fighter Wing and several British agencies in a weapons of mass destruction table-top exercise with a medical focus at Royal Air Force Lakenheath March 21 to 23. Code Silver is an Air Force-level exercise that tests the base-level response to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear
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