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  • Mentorship, training essential to mission success

    As the top cop on a fighter base back in the 1980s, we got goal days based on the number of sorties each airframe flew every month. Known as utilization, or UTE, days, personnel were given the day off if the wing did well. One day, the wing commander came to a staff meeting and told us a story of a young captain who had come to see him to complain.
  • USAFE announces chaplain service award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe officials recently announced the winners of the command’s 2004 Chaplain Service Annual Award winners. The chaplain service organizational and individual award winners are: Outstanding Large Chapel Organization: 435th Air Base Wing, Ramstein Air Base , Germany Outstanding Medium Chapel Organization: 52nd Fighter Wing,
  • Command's annual award nominees to be honored

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s outstanding Airmen and civilians will be honored during the command’s Annual Awards Banquet 6:30 p.m. April 8 at the Ramstein Air Base Officers’ Club. Competing in the categories of Airmen, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior NCO, Company Grade Officer, First Sergeant of the Year and Civilian – Categories I and II, the 21
  • USAFE names individual mobilization augmentee award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 Individual Mobilization Augmentee awards. The winners are: Outstanding Officer IMA: Maj. Doris Schwartz, USAFE Air Mobility Operations Control Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany Outstanding Enlisted IMA: Tech. Sgt. Jonelle T. Bagley, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron,
  • USAFE announces transportation, traffic management award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 National Defense Transportation Association Unit and Military Traffic Management Command awards. The winners are: National Defense Transportation Association Unit Award: 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Military Traffic Management
  • USAFE names logistics award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 General Thomas P. Gerrity Logistics awards in the unit and individual categories. Award winners are: General Thomas P. Gerrity Logistics Unit Award: 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England General Thomas P. Gerrity Logistics Individual
  • USAFE announces weather award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 Weather Awards. The winners are: Outstanding Field Grade Officer: Maj. Jeffrey Shull, USAFE Operational Weather Squadron, Sembach Air Base, Germany Outstanding Company Grade Officer: Capt. Robert M. Dominguez, 32nd Air Operations Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
  • Unit deployment managers ensure readiness

    Described by Maj. Jeffrey Lingens, RAF Mildenhall’s Installation Deployment Officer, as the squadron lifeline to deployment processes anywhere, unit deployment managers are tasked with ensuring their unit’s troops and cargo are ready for deployment. “Ask any commander who has a deployment mission, and they will tell you their UDM is invaluable,”
  • AF family offers support in times of trouble

    From the moment you meet him, you just can’t help liking Zachary Moore. Whether it’s the way he looks at you with his huge blue-green eyes, or dazzles you with his cheeky grin, this young man certainly has the ladies wrapped around his little finger. Watching him kicking his ball around with such eagerness and energy, it’s easy to think he’ll soon
  • Don't be afraid to show your scars, seek help from others

    I can’t remember the blood. There must have been a lot of it, but I can’t see it. Funny, how the brain, especially that of a small child, blocks memories too horrific to comprehend. It was the early summer of 1961, in the late afternoon. The air was thick with the smell of fresh hewn spring onions as my father mowed my grandmother’s yard. My cousin
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