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  • Looking back on history, USAFE celebrates 63rd birthday

    As the oldest active major command in the Air Force, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe celebrated its 63rd birthday Jan. 19. Throughout the years, USAFE Airmen and assets have played a significant role in securing peace and stability to the region. “From the days of World War II, to Desert Storm and the Balkan operations to the current conflicts in
  • USAFE GSU excels at food service

    While most nine-to-five people are just coming out of REM sleep at 5:30 a.m., the early shift team at the 702nd Munitions Support Squadron, Buechel Air Base, Belgium, dining facility has already begun daily preparations for breakfast and lunch for more than 120 customers. Later shifts keep up the pace, just one element of the facility’s overall
  • National Nurse Anesthetist Week kicks off

    Whether administering epidurals for women in labor, giving patients minor sedation in the emergency room, or watching over their patients in the operating room, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists have been working with surgeons, dentists and podiatrists for nearly 150 years to deliver safe anesthesia care. National Nurse Anesthetist Week kicks
  • USAFE names aircraft and munitions maintenance award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command’s 2004 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez awards in the aircraft and munitions maintenance categories. The award winners are: Aircraft Maintenance: Outstanding Field Grade Manager: Lt. Col. Ray A. Lindsay, 48th Component Maintenance Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Outstanding
  • Weather forecasters work around clock to ensure skies are safe, clear

    Some would say it all depends on the weather. This really is the case when it comes to planning flying missions. The 100th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight provides 100th Air Refueling Wing members with the weather information they need to plan and execute flying missions throughout Europe and into parts of Africa . It not only serves the
  • Military OneSource offers advice, information

    Military members and their families can now get information, advice and support on many topics around the clock from the comfort of their homes with Military OneSource. Initiated in 2002 by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and introduced to the Air Force in November 2003, the program is responsive to Airmen’s needs through both phone and
  • USAFE names Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez communications-electronics award winners

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command’s 2004 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez awards in the communications-electronics categories. The award winners are: Outstanding Field Grade Manager: Maj. Michael Almy, 606th Air Control Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base , Germany Outstanding Company Grade Officer: Capt. Thomas DeAngelis, 31st
  • Air Forces Europe 2020: Defining the future

    To guide U.S. Air Forces in Europe in preparing for the future, Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, USAFE commander, created Air Forces Europe 2020. “Our world is changing,” the general said. “As a command, we’re transforming to meet future challenges and increase our warfighting effectiveness. Air Forces Europe 2020 provides the framework.” The
  • USAFE Idol Talent Contest gives stars an opportunity to shine

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airmen will get the opportunity of a lifetime to sing with a professional band, USAFE’s Touch n’Go Ensemble, while competing in the USAFE Idol Talent Contest April 23 here. While the judges may not be as harsh as Simon Cowell or as famous as Paula Abdul, participants will be given an equally rewarding experience -- the
  • USAFE takes Combat Wingman to the next step

    USAFE’s top leaders say the newest Command and Special Interest Program, Combat Wingman, launched successfully and is gaining altitude and airspeed throughout the command. Gen. Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, U. S. Air Forces in Europe commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Gary Coleman, USAFE command chief master sergeant, agree that while the program is off