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Default Air Force Logo Mischievous, malicious behavior not tolerated by DoD
Never a day goes by when we are not reminded of the importance of protecting American resources, particularly our most valuable resource: our people. Therefore, it is very disheartening to discover the mindless actions of those in the community who willingly endanger the safety of everyone on base. A recent string of mischievous and malicious
0 4/20
2007
Col. Earl D. Matthews takes the 435th Air Base Wing guide-on from Lt. Gen. Rod Bishop, 3rd Air Force commander, during a change of command ceremony April 18 on Ramstein. Photo by Airman 1st Class Julianne Showalter. Colonel Matthews takes command of 435th Air Base Wing
Col. Earl Matthews promised Wednesday to focus on four key areas - safety, readiness, training and personnel - as the new commander of the 435th Air Base Wing. Colonel Matthews took command of the 435th ABW Wednesday in a ceremony in Hangar 1. Col. Kurt Lohide, who has been the 435th ABW commander since June 2005, relinquished command, and in
0 4/18
2007
A C-130 sits on the airfield at Baghdad International Airport, waiting to move American troops out of the Iraqi capital. Courtesy photo DESERT STALWART: C-130 teams bring warfighters home safely
When I pack my bags for another deployment, it's always difficult to leave my wife and girls for four months, but there's a part of me that is ready to go. The motivation doesn't come from the sandstorms that leave grit in the teeth like the dentist's fluoride treatment: it comes from being part of an incredible Air Force team making the mission
0 3/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo New program lets Airmen speak their mind
 A group of Airmen and USAF civilians are being invited to become the Air Force's Internal Communication Assessment Group, called the ICAG. Internal communication refers to how the Air Force delivers information to Airmen and USAF civilians. Senior Air Force leaders want to know Airmen's interests, opinions, and preferences on receiving Air Force
0 3/21
2007
Default Air Force Logo New survey aims to improve information delivery to Airmen
The Secretary of the Air Force Office of Communication at the Pentagon has launched a study to find out how Airmen want to get information about the Air Force. A randomly selected group of Airmen and Air Force civilian employees will receive an e-mail invitation from Brig Gen Erv Lessel, Air Force Director of Communication, asking them to complete
0 3/20
2007
Capt. Sonnie Stevens, 435th Aerospace Medical Squadron, won the Ramstein Idol competition March 9 with a rendition of “Always and Forever” by Heatwave. Captain Stevens, who has been with the Air Force for 15 years, will be competing in the USAFE Idol competition at Ramstein April 14. Photo by Airman 1st Class Julianne Showalter Ramstein crowns an Idol
Capt. Sonnie Stevens, 435th Aerospace Medical Squadron, won the Ramstein Idol competition March 9 with a rendition of "Always and Forever" by Heatwave. Captain Stevens, who has been with the Air Force for 15 years, will be competing in the USAFE Idol competition at Ramstein April 14.
0 3/19
2007
Cindy Secor won the Air Combat Command Joan Orr Spouse of the Year award. Photo by Airman 1st Class Julianne Showalter Local spouse claims ACC’s Joan Orr award
Thousands of lives have been touched by the selfless efforts of Cindy Secor, the Air Combat Command Joan Orr Spouse of the Year award winner for 2006. As the Volunteer Coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Ministry Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Mrs. Secor (with the help of her fellow WWMC volunteers) coordinated the distribution of
0 3/19
2007
Former and Current Cadre from the Ramstein Area Motivational Program perform a final retreat ceremony before the official closure March 1, Ramstein. RAMP re-motivated 222 Airmen during its three-year existence on Ramstein. Photo by Airman 1st Class Julianne Showalter RAMP ends three-year run
The Ramstein Area Motivational Program held its final retreat on March 1 and officially closed its doors on March 2, ending a form of nonjudicial punishment available to commanders. "The closure was initiated after detailed analysis showed that while the program was a success, the same success could be accomplished at unit level," said Col. Kurt
0 3/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo More Survey Responses Needed; Survey Extended through March 16th
The Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Move-In Housing Allowance survey results across Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Italy are below the 50-70 percent targeted response rates. Without a larger survey response, the Department of Defense will be unable to adjust the monthly utility and recurring maintenance allowance rate and the
0 2/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo “Low Carb” Diets - do they work?
Fad diets come and go. The "Low Carb" diets have yet again received a lot of attention in the past few years. With millions of book sales and aggressive marketing campaigns, many people turn to these "Low Carb" diets such as the Atkins, South Beach, and the Zone diet for a quick and easy answer to weight loss. The problem is how do we know if they
0 2/27
2007
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