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Default Air Force Logo 2005 Annual USAFE Contracting Award winners announced
U.S. Air Forces recently announced the winners of the 2005 Annual USAFE Contracting Awards.The winners are:Outstanding contracting unit (large) – 700th Contracting Squadron, Kaiserslautern, GermanyOutstanding contracting unit (small) – 52nd CONS, Spangdahlem Air Base, GermanyOutstanding contracting (Geographically Separated Unit) – 425th Air Base
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Default Air Force Logo 2005 USAFE Outstanding Security Forces Unit Award winners announced
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the 2005 USAFE Outstanding Security Forces Unit Award.The winners are:Active duty large security forces unit: 31st Security Forces Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy.Active duty small security forces unit: 422nd Security Forces Squadron, Royal Air Force Croughton, England.Active duty
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Tech. Sgt. Kimberly Lively, USAFE band vocalist, entertains the NATO troops at Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by 1st Lt. Elizabeth Culbertson) USAFE band energizes U.S., NATO troops downrange
U.S. Air Forces in Europe newest musical ensemble “Direct Hit” made their first trip downrange 8-10 Feb. during a COMUSAFE trip to Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan , Kandahar AB and Kabul , Afghanistan and Al-Udeid AB, Qatar .Band members included Tech. Sgt. Vincent Dublino, Tech. Sgt. Kimberly Lively, Staff Sgt. Rebecca Taylor, Staff Sgt. Douglas
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Default Air Force Logo AADD saves lives at Lakenheath
In 2005, Airmen Against Drunk Driving is credited with helping to save 590 lives in the East Anglian community. Its success is credited to the volunteers.“If we didn’t have volunteers, we couldn’t run the program,” said Staff Sgt. Veronica Rowlett, 48th Medical Group and AADD vice president.Volunteering with AADD does not mean signing up to be a
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Default Air Force Logo Combat Care keeps the family first
The Combat Care program continues to take care of family members left behind when the military member deploys. The combined team efforts of the family support center, unit commanders, first sergeants and key spouses, shorten the distance for families during times of separation.“The program centers around the entire family as a whole and their
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Default Air Force Logo Local national employee wins top-honor civil engineer award
The phrase ‘Spangdahlem 2015’ sounds like a futuristic sci-fi movie, but to Udo Stuermer, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron engineering flight chief, it is the here and now.Mr. Stuermer’s work on the ‘here and now’ culminated in his recent win of the Harry P. Rietman award, an Air Force civil engineer outstanding individual award for his work with the
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ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England (AFPN) -- Chief Master Sgt. Angelo Wilson talks with Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Richardson before the wing stand-up meeting Feb. 1. Chiefs Wilson and Richardson came from different backgrounds, but both saw the opportunities the Air Force provided. Chief Wilson is the command chief master sergeant for the 100th Air Refueling Wing. Chief Richardson is the command chief master sergeant for the 352nd Special Operations Group. (U.S. Air Force photo) 
Two chiefs find acceptance, opportunity in Air Force
He grew up in the south when segregation was the law of the land. He remembers seeing ‘Whites only’ signs and attending George Washington Carver School, an all black school, until 1969 when desegregation was enforced and he was bussed to the ‘white school,’ Neshoba Central High School, which was a county school in Mississippi.His family also had a
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Default Air Force Logo Local nationals keep Aviano flying
Keeping an air base functioning takes a lot of hard work and commitment from its members. Working alongside their military counterparts, local national employees are often the behind-the-scenes support to Aviano’s mission.“We have about 600 local nationals here working across the military spectrum in everything, from transportation management and
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE vehicle maintenance team ventures to Africa
A U.S. Air Forces in Europe mobile vehicle maintenance team from Ramstein departs for Mozambique's capital city Feb. 13 to familiarize local defense forces with the U.S. Air Force's fleet support processes.USAFE selected the three-member team, including one Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, NCO to respond to Mozambique's familiarization request,
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Default Air Force Logo 52nd SFS Airmen keep up ops tempo long after sundown
Calm is likely a welcome relief for the wing’s twilight guardians -- the 52nd Security Forces Squadron members who work every other weekend and are well acquainted with 12-hour-plus graveyard shifts.The responsibility to protect people and aircraft, arguably the Air Force’s two greatest assets, can be even trickier on night patrol, when inclement
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