Monthly Archives: August 2013

Diversity Day 2013: Celebrating a multi-cultural community

‘Strength Through Diversity’ was this year’s mantra at Spangdahlem’s 5th Annual Diversity Day celebration. Aug. 22, 2013, marked the day when all Sabers and honored guests came together to learn about each other’s cultural backgrounds. Dozens of community memebrs from … Continue reading

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Climbing High: Reenlistment in the Sky

Step by step, he climbs the tower. With each step up the 150-foot frame, supported only by the metal bars and a healthy grip, SSgt Roberto Rodriguez III makes his way to reenlistment. An electrician by trade who often changes … Continue reading

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Fighting Fires and Building Partnerships in Poland

This was Team Spangdahlem’s second time participating in the Szczecin Firefighter Combat Challenge held in Szczecin, Poland. While the competition simulates various things that could happen  on-the-job, it’s still tough; especially because it involves back-to-back obstacles completed in full firefighter gear. That’s … Continue reading

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Bigler: Coffee with Mrs. Welsh

Remember Melissa Bigler, wife of deployed Staff Sgt. Tyler Bigler from the 606th Air Control Squadron? Here she is having coffee with Betty Welsh, wife of U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, and Athena Cody, wife of … Continue reading

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The Power of Air Force Families

Despite their distinguished status as the wives of Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, Betty Welsh and Athena Cody casually fit in the … Continue reading

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Along came a ….

There is a restless buzz in the air on a still Tuesday afternoon as a swarm of wasps begin building their home outside a base dormitory window. For the dorm residents, this is a source of annoyance and fear … … Continue reading

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AF leaders visit Spangdahlem

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Chief of Staff James Cody paid a visit to Spangdahlem Airmen Aug. 1. Welsh, Cody and their spouses Betty Welsh and Athena Cody … Continue reading

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