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  • USAFE libraries sponsoring bookmark design contest

    U. S. Air Forces in Europe Libraries and Project Wizard are sponsoring a Bookmark Design Contest April 1-30 to celebrate National Library Week and the Month of the Military Child. The contest is open to local artists in kindergarten through grade 12. Top winners in each category will have their artwork featured on hundreds of bookmarks that will be
  • Live-fire Creek Defender convoy prepares security forces Airmen

    Members from the 786th Security Forces Squadron here proved their grit alongside more than 80 U.S. Air Forces in Europe security forces Airmen at a first-ever convoy and static position live-fire event March 14 at Baumholder Military Training Range, Baumholder, Germany. The 786th Regional Training Center Creek Defender conducted the training and
  • Spangdahlem units break sortie record

    Several squadrons got a chance to flex their muscle during a recent surge here March 6-10, setting a new daily record of 70 sorties and a total four-day record of 273 sorties. The surge provided an opportunity for the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, the 22nd Fighter Squadron, the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron as well as several other units, to
  • Airmen rescue Icelandic fisherman

    Seven 48th Fighter Wing Airmen assigned to Naval Air Station Keflavík, Iceland , rescued an injured Icelandic fisherman March 10. The Airmen assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron rescued 23-year-old Magnús Árni Hallgrímsson, who was injured when a fishing line severed his leg – a potentially life-threatening wound – aboard his vessel Haukur, which
  • USAFE announces services award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the USAFE 2005 General Curtis E. LeMay and Major General Eugene L. Eubank Services awards. The awards recognize outstanding services programs and customer service. The winners are: General Curtis E. LeMay, large base category – 48th Services Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.
  • RMTP Office nominated for 2005 Verne Orr Award

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe officials recently announced the command’s nominee for the 2005 Verne Orr Award. The Rhein-Main Transition Program Management Office has been nominated for excelling in its use of people to achieve full potential and accomplish the mission. Sponsored by the Air Force Association, the award recognizes an Air Force active
  • USAFE communications directorate wins DOD-level award

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Communications and Information directorate was recently selected for the Department of Defense Information Assurance Award by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration. The award recognizes the command’s support to integrated information assurance, situational awareness and command and
  • USAFE Safety picks up Air Force-level accolades

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe safety program and one individual within the command received accolades recently, picking up Air Force-level safety awards. For a second consecutive year, The Secretary of the Air Force Safety Award was awarded to the Headquarters USAFE safety office for having the most effective overall safety program within a major
  • USAFE names aviation resource management, aircrew life support award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2004 aviation resource management and aircrew life support awards. The aviation resource management award winners are: Outstanding Senior Noncommissioned Officer: Master Sgt. Yvonne B. Ferry, 31st Operations Support Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy Outstanding Noncommissioned
  • NCO performs CPR, saves toddler

    Most people don’t remember what they were doing on Jan. 23, but for the Clemsic family it is one they’ll never forget. It was on this day that 23-month old Jason “Baby Jay” Clemsic, the son of Tech. Sgts. Carmen and Jason Clemsic, 48th Fighter Wing and 48th Security Forces Squadron respectively, nearly drowned in an icy pond behind the family’s