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  • EUCOM begins force protection assessment

    Commander, U.S. European Command, Marine Gen. James L. Jones, recently directed a comprehensive force protection assessment of all installations and facilities within the U.S. EUCOM area of responsibility.The review is currently under way and will be completed within the next 60 days; any required corrective actions will be taken immediately.This
  • Albanian and Slovakian officers visit Warrior Preparation Center

    Nine Albanian and Slovakian officers visited Germany Sept. 20-23 for a familiarization visit at the Warrior Preparation Center.The officers were shown hands-on tactics through high-tech training demonstrations at the facility, which is jointly owned by U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Air Forces in Europe. Although they were there to gain more
  • Power Pro creates energy to sustain base operations

    For almost any base in the world, electricity is considered a vital necessity and is readily available, but for deployed bases, like Ali Base, there are no permanent electricity lines piped into the installation.It is the responsibility of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Power Production element, also known as Power Pro, to make
  • USO Europe Service Salute honors American and German Servicemembers

    A U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airman will be recognized at the 14th Annual United Service Organization Europe Service Salute, Sept. 24 in Wiesbaden, Germany.Senior Airman Monica Leigh Whitmore, 100th Security Forces Squadron, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, is one of 10 outstanding junior enlisted military personnel, representing the five
  • Air Dominance Center stands up at RAF Lakenheath

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe will open the first Joint and Combined Air Dominance Center of Excellence in the world here Oct.1.The center will leverage existing theater air dominance forces and air-to-air nodes of expertise and use these as a springboard to centralize and sharpen the theater’s focus on joint and combined air dominance, said Lt. Col.
  • USAFE announces Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award nominees

    U.S Air Forces in Europe recently announced the command’s nominees for the 2005 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award.The award, named in honor of the late Capt. Lance P. Sijan, an Air Force Academy graduate and combat pilot, recognizes the accomplishments of officers and enlisted leaders, assigned at wing level and below, who demonstrate
  • 48th EOD wins national award

    “Full spectrum dominance, emergency response, counterterrorism support and support for national defense at home station and abroad,” describes just a portion of why the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight recently won the Air Force Association Citation of Honor.Their achievements were recognized Air Force-wide when the
  • Parents, kids 'step it out' in Ramstein fitness center

    There’s a secret that’s fading away at one of the fitness centers here.By word of mouth, parents are learning of the Parents and Kids Room located in Ramstein’s South Side Fitness Center.“This is one of our busiest rooms ... in this facility, and this is the only one of its kind in USAFE,” said Facility Director Isaac Melendez.Previously the room
  • Spangdahlem Airman describes life in 'Tops In Blue' revue from road

    This year, a Spangdahlem Air Base Airman was selected as one of 30 “ambassadors” of music, vocals and dance in the U.S. Air Force’s premiere performing troupe, Tops In Blue.Airman 1st Class Beverly Sadural, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron engineering assistant, will have brought America ’s unique brand of culture and entertainment to more than 120
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