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  • USAFE announces 2006 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe announces its winners for the 2006 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award. The 52nd Fighter Wing F-16 Mission Planning Team from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and the 86th Maintenance Squadron Propeller LEAN Initiative Team from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, beat out the competition with their innovative employment of
  • 2005 PA Achievement Awards honors USAFE

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe announces the USAFE recipients of the 2005 Public Affairs Achievement Awards. Two USAFE unit and six members were recognized at the Air Force level for their accomplishments. The Brig. Gen. Harry J. Dalton, Jr., award is awarded annually to a major command within the Air Force to recognize the most outstanding public
  • USAFE PA recognized for second straight year

    Most people know that public affairs interacts with the media and the public to tell the Air Force story -- but it's not too often that the people telling the story become the story. This is exactly what happened again this year when the men and women assigned to Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs were recognized as the most
  • NFL Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald to visit USAFE

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is coming to USAFE bases June 19-26 to promote the eXtreme summer ‘06 program. The record-holding rookie wide receiver will visit the following U.S. Air Forces in Europe bases: June 19-20, Izmir Air Base, Turkey June 21, Incirlik AB, Turkey June 23, Royal Air Force Menwith Hill, EnglandJune 24, RAF
  • RAF Lakenheath teen wins 2006 European Youth of the Year award

    An 18-year-old from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, is winner of the 2006 European Youth of the Year award.Samantha Lamont competed for the award against teens from all branches of service in Europe. As the European winner, she will travel to New York later this year to compete in the Northeast Regional Level Youth of the Year competition.
  • Good Samaritans lend helping hand to critically wounded accident victim

    A quarter mile of debris, a demolished guardrail on the right side of the road, a shoe in the middle lane and the hood on the left. This was the scene that two Spangdahlem Air Base members drove up on at approximately 6:45 a.m. May 6 on Autobahn A-1 near Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Karen Ventrice, American Red Cross first aid and cardiopulmonary
  • USAFE grabs four Air Force-level Services awards

    Four people from U.S. Air Forces in Europe claimed Air Force-level awards recognizing excellence through the Services Awards Program. The winners are: Civilian Flight Chief: Christopher Skully, chief, Community Support Flight, 39th Services Squadron, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.Field Grade Officer: Lt. Col. Michael H. Platt, commander, 39th Services
  • COMUSAFE forges multinational relations

    The commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe stopped through Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkey to forge relations with a potential NATO nation and check on the status of several endeavors during a three-day whirlwind trip May 18 – 20. Wearing his NATO hat, Gen. Tom Hobbins’ first stop was Azerbaijan, where he met with the Minister of