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  • New cargo mission increases operations on Incirlik flightline

    The first C-17 Globemaster III carrying cargo to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom arrived and departed here June 1.With the new cargo hub operating out of Incirlik, the people on the flightline are seeing a lot more action.“Before, it was kind of quiet,” said Chief Master Sgt. Daniel McLaughlin, 728th Air Mobility Squadron maintenance
  • Changes in Rhein-Main billeting and long-term parking procedures

    As Rhein-Main AB draws closer to its Dec. 31 closure date, travelers who frequent the base will begin to notice changes in services provided.Some of those changes have already taken affect. Space available lodging is no longer available on the base. And a change in the long-term parking policy gives priority to people traveling on Air Mobility
  • Chief returns POW/MIA bracelet; gives closure to family

    Every evening before he went to bed and every morning when he woke up, he read Army Staff Sgt. Manuel Moreida’s name inscribed on his bracelet. He did this daily for more than 12 years.Chief Master Sgt. Marc Rodriguez’s personal routine for remembering Sergeant Moreida and the others like him acted as a constant reminder of what was truly important
  • USAFE supports Royal International Air Tattoo

    More than 150,000 people attended the 2005 Royal International Air Tattoo here Saturday and Sunday, according to RIAT officials.RIAT has been officially named by the Guinness World Records as the World’s Largest Military Air Show with participation of more than 300 aircraft from more than 30 nations.This year’s theme was surveillance and included
  • USAFE helps Rwandan troops deploy to Darfur

    An Air Force C-17 departed here July 18 carrying approximately 95 Rwandan troops deploying to help mitigate the humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan.The airlift signifies the start of the 86th Aerospace Expeditionary Group’s involvement as part of NATO’s support to the second African Union expanded mission in the Darfur region of
  • Folk singing, storytelling duo traveling to USAFE bases

    Folksingers James Bowen and Scott Hensley will visit U.S. Air Force in Europe bases July 17-28 to promote the EXTREME SUMMER ‘05 program. The storytelling duo, whose specialty is weaving stories and songs into a folktale blanket for listeners, will visit the following USAFE bases:July 17 - RAF Alconbury , EnglandJuly 18 - RAF Croughton ,
  • Survey seeks input in shaping DOD civilian personnel system

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe civil service employees who will come under the new National Security Personnel System have an opportunity to help shape the program.The new National Security Personnel System Factor Survey gives general schedule employees the chance to register their views about several performance factors identified for inclusion in the
  • USAFE announces Youth of the Year

    A dependent at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, was recently selected as the U.S. Air Forces in Europe 2005 USAFE Youth of the Year.Award winner Jose Tovar, age 17, is the son of Jose and Elsa Tovar, both teachers for Department of Defense Dependents Schools in the Spangdahlem AB area.The Youth of the Year Program recognizes superior leadership