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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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Default Air Force Logo President signs law against human trafficking
On Jan. 10, The President of the United States signed into law the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005. This is the latest effort in the U.S. Government’s “Zero Tolerance” policy toward human trafficking. Any employee of the Federal Government faces fines, mandatory restitution, and up to 20 years imprisonment for knowingly
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MANAS AIR BASE, KYRGYZSTAN (USAFENS) -- Gen. Tom Hobbins, U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, speaks to deployed USAFE members Staff Sgt. John Massad Jr. and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Kruse, 376 Air Expeditionary Wing Civil Engineer Squadron, at the dining facility here Feb. 8. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. James Bressendorff) COMUSAFE visits Kyrgyzstan

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Default Air Force Logo COMUSAFE explains importance of interdependence
The commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe addressed the importance of interdependence in the continuing fight for freedom at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 2.General Tom Hobbins, echoing a common theme in the symposium, emphasized the need for multinational cooperation in military operations.“Interdependence is, in fact, a
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE announces 2005 USAFE Media Contest winners
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the 2005 USAFE Media Contest.The winners are:Category B: Tabloid Newspaper – Eifel Times, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; 2nd Place: Kaiserslautern American, Ramstein AB, GermanyCategory C: Magazine Format Publication – The Marauder, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England; 2nd Place: Jet 48,
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RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (USAFENS) -- Gen. Tom Hobbins, U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Gary Coleman, USAFE command chief master sergeant, signed Air Force Assistance Fund forms here recently. This year's Air Force Assistance Fund "Commitment to Caring" campaign, from Feb. 13 to May 5, will provide Airmen the opportunity to contribute to any of the four official Air Force charitable organizations. (Photo by Master Sgt. David Underwood) Commitment to caring

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Default Air Force Logo USAFE announces 2006 AFA Aerospace Award winners
U.S. Air Forces in Europe has announced its 2006 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards nominees. These nominees won at the USAFE level and are now competing at the Air Force level.AFA is an independent, nonprofit, civilian organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation.
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Default Air Force Logo British doctor aides servicemember's surgery
Enjoying an afternoon motorcycle ride in England can end your career in the blink of an eye or the slip of a back tire. Tech. Sgt. Kevin Gunter, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron chief of personal property, found himself in this situation in October.Thanks to the guidance of a British surgeon and the skill of surgeons at the base hospital,
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Default Air Force Logo Bringing a taste of home to Iraq
The further you travel from home the quicker you learn things are still very much the same.Army Capt. Mark Stoneman, Bravo battery commander, Task Force One, 30th Infantry Division, found this out after traveling halfway across the world to lead his battery of 100 men on regular convoys to secure a war-torn region of Iraq.The battery’s routine
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Default Air Force Logo Officer's Force Shaping Board to convene in April
As the convening date for the Officer’s Force Shaping Board nears, manning levels of more career fields are balancing and increasing the odds for those officers hoping to make the Air Force a career.The Air Force instituted the board to address the imbalance of officers in the 2002 and 2003 year groups. Currently there is a surplus of approximately
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