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  • Modern-day slavery: Spangdahlem recognizes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    Despite centuries of efforts to rid the world of slavery, it continues to exist today. According to the International Labor Organization, human trafficking and forced labor generates $150 billion in profits annually from the enslavement of approximately 21 million people. That is more profit than is made by Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Verizon and AT&T combined. All from 21 million people — about the population of the state of New York — in modern slavery. Human trafficking cases include sex trafficking of both adults and children, forced labor, and debt bondage, among others.
  • CSAF, CMSAF thank Incirlik for taking warfighting excellence to the next level

    “Never underestimate the importance of your service in uniform, deployed here, right now,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 23, 2018. “We can’t say thank you enough for your service, for your family and for what you are doing here when your Nation needs you most.”
  • Not all heroes wear capes

    As U.S. Air Force Airmen, it is our job to meet the Air Force’s priorities of restoring readiness, strengthening alliances, driving innovation and developing exceptional leaders. With innovation and readiness at the forefront of our force, one U.S. Air Force Airman found a way to use those ideas to aid Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, by developing a solution to improve tomorrow’s readiness. As a way to support the safety and readiness of Airmen across the installation, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Gary Bass, 39th Security Forces Squadron police services NCO in charge, developed Midnight Titans.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander praises Incirlik’s readiness

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 5-6, 2018. “When you wake up each and every morning, bring it strong and be ready,” said Wolters. Readiness was the key theme throughout the visit. During his time here, Wolters met with the Spanish Patriot Unit and
  • Mildenhall Chaplain changes lives for three decades

    “I knew my life’s calling, but I tried to run from it as far as I could for as long as I could,” said Chaplain Capt. Kennie Neal, 100th Air Refueling Wing chaplain. “I knew I was called to minister the Gospel, and my ministry was the Air Force.” Chaplain Neal spent 23 years in the enlisted force and decided to see what the officer side was like from a spiritual perspective.
  • Command, Control: Mildenhall Airmen train for the worst, expect the best

    The day was no different to any other, but by the end of it, the United States, and the way most Americans went about their lives, would never be the same. Innocent lives had been lost, a new enemy suddenly appeared and the way in which battles take place would change across the globe.
  • Swedish pilots presented with U.S. Air Medal

    Four Swedish air force pilots received U.S. Air Medals here during a ceremony on Nov. 28, 2018, recognizing their actions that took place over 31 years ago. Until last year the details of their mission remained classified.
  • 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base Supports NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway

    An E-3 Sentry aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing located Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, took part in missions supporting NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 31, 2018.
  • Deployers return to Lakenheath

    F-15E Strike Eagles and Airmen from the 494th Fighter Squadron and supporting units across the 48th Fighter Wing have returned from a six-month deployment to an undisclosed location.
  • ASL workshop: enhances communication, one sign at a time

    The world can be a scary place for anybody who may struggle to communicate, and not having the ability to be completely understood can be quite frustrating. Emotions may flare up and words may be misinterpreted.
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