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  • Modern-day slavery: Spangdahlem recognizes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    Despite centuries of efforts to rid the world of slavery, it continues to exist today. According to the International Labor Organization, human trafficking and forced labor generates $150 billion in profits annually from the enslavement of approximately 21 million people. That is more profit than is made by Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Verizon and AT&T combined. All from 21 million people — about the population of the state of New York — in modern slavery. Human trafficking cases include sex trafficking of both adults and children, forced labor, and debt bondage, among others.
  • 31 FW Safety Office protects Airmen, resources, combat capabilities

    A fire hydrant, damaged by an unsafely driven forklift, leaked water onto an office building’s parking lot. The water froze over and the next day an Airman slipped and broke their arm. This real world scenario, recalled by Master Sgt. Victorio Gutierrez, 31st Fighter Wing Safety superintendent, cost the wing time, money, and resources.
  • RAF Mildenhall spouses master resiliency, mindfulness, yoga

    A Mindfulness and Resiliency Event, hosted by the Community Support Coordinator for RAF Mildenhall and Key Spouses was held here on Jan. 10. The day began with a presentation on mindfulness and resiliency strategies by MRT-certified spouses, then a restorative yoga session at a yoga studio in Newmarket and finished with English tea and pastries at a tea shop.
  • DUI Free is the way to be

    The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron started the New Year off with celebrating the entire year of 2018 with no DUIs. December 18, 2018 marked 365 days the squadron has been free of any alcohol related incidents.
  • 52nd MXS AGE performs inspection

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Darien Andrews, 52nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, follows technical orders to perform an inspection on a Diesel Generator Ground Power Unit at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Jan. 11, 2019. Airmen use technical orders which explain each step needing to be done to the equipment in detail to
  • A Phase to success

    48th Maintenance Group maintainers work on an F-15E Strike Eagle during a phase inspection at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 10, 2019. The aircraft is completely broken down while each component is examined and then rebuilt after any issues have been repaired. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)
  • AFIMSC continues to innovate in 2019

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center continues its commitment to be the I&MS innovation leader.
  • 492nd AMU: Bleed Blue

    492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chiefs prepare to conduct aircraft launch procedures at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 7, 2019. 492nd AMU Airmen maintain the world's premier multi-role fighter, the F-15E Strike Eagle to ensure RAF Lakenheath remains combat-ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)
  • Leaders know when to follow

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Gerald Walker, 728th Air Mobility Squadron hydraulic journeyman, was one of 150 students from the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing and 512th Airlift Wing completing an unprecedented training opportunity on a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft from Nov. 26 – Dec. 6, 2018 on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • The mission never stops, neither does OPS

    The holidays are usually a time when many people take a week or two away from work and enjoy the season with family and friends. But there are those out there who do not care for “peace and goodwill.” These people intend to create terror and drive away the festive cheer. That’s why this past holiday season, members of the U.S. military kept watch—ready to respond to anything, anytime, and anywhere.