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Default Air Force Logo Airmen rescue Icelandic fisherman
Seven 48th Fighter Wing Airmen assigned to Naval Air Station Keflavík, Iceland , rescued an injured Icelandic fisherman March 10. The Airmen assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron rescued 23-year-old Magnús Árni Hallgrímsson, who was injured when a fishing line severed his leg – a potentially life-threatening wound – aboard his vessel Haukur, which
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE announces services award winners
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the USAFE 2005 General Curtis E. LeMay and Major General Eugene L. Eubank Services awards. The awards recognize outstanding services programs and customer service. The winners are: General Curtis E. LeMay, large base category – 48th Services Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.
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Default Air Force Logo RMTP Office nominated for 2005 Verne Orr Award
U.S. Air Forces in Europe officials recently announced the command’s nominee for the 2005 Verne Orr Award. The Rhein-Main Transition Program Management Office has been nominated for excelling in its use of people to achieve full potential and accomplish the mission. Sponsored by the Air Force Association, the award recognizes an Air Force active
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE communications directorate wins DOD-level award
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Communications and Information directorate was recently selected for the Department of Defense Information Assurance Award by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration. The award recognizes the command’s support to integrated information assurance, situational awareness and command and
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE Safety picks up Air Force-level accolades
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe safety program and one individual within the command received accolades recently, picking up Air Force-level safety awards. For a second consecutive year, The Secretary of the Air Force Safety Award was awarded to the Headquarters USAFE safety office for having the most effective overall safety program within a major
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE names aviation resource management, aircrew life support award winners
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 aviation resource management and aircrew life support awards. The aviation resource management award winners are: Outstanding Senior Noncommissioned Officer: Master Sgt. Yvonne B. Ferry, 31st Operations Support Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy Outstanding Noncommissioned
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Default Air Force Logo NCO performs CPR, saves toddler
Most people don’t remember what they were doing on Jan. 23, but for the Clemsic family it is one they’ll never forget. It was on this day that 23-month old Jason “Baby Jay” Clemsic, the son of Tech. Sgts. Carmen and Jason Clemsic, 48th Fighter Wing and 48th Security Forces Squadron respectively, nearly drowned in an icy pond behind the family’s
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Default Air Force Logo Productive personnel count their blessings
When my oldest daughter was working her way through college as a telemarketer, she told me one day how much she hated calling strangers to solicit. When I asked her why she just didn’t quit and get another job, she said, “People go to work every day to jobs they hate because they have to.” That comment hit me as a profound truth and reminded me how
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Default Air Force Logo Rewarding individual excellence ensures focus on team goals
We all know excellence is an important Air Force core value that we are each challenged to apply daily in our actions, our attitudes and in our planning and decision making. All Airmen have a responsibility to encourage, recognize and deliver individual excellence. Rewarding excellence encourages it, and there are many ways to reward it. When
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Default Air Force Logo Leaders who show zest for life help mold positive outlook
Recently, I read an article that rated attitude as the No. 1 trait for success among leaders. I’ve observed that the vast majority of leaders and mentors I’ve known throughout my life, who have helped mold and shape me into the person I am today, radiated a positive attitude. Each of them may have defined and exemplified success in their lives
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