Monthly Archives: October 2013

Airmen put ‘consent’ on trial

Imagine you’re a brand new Airman — fresh out of months of basic training and technical school – and your first assignment is Spangdahlem Air Base. After hours of the transatlantic flight, you finally set foot on Saber Nation. Your … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

By Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese As a kid, Halloween was always a blast. I enjoyed many trips to pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and most importantly … trick or treating! Every year I wanted to decorate my house … Continue reading

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A Rugby Life

On a fall Saturday afternoon, the crowd cheers as the competition creates a heated intensity on the field. It’s an environment in which rugby players thrive. Having experienced this type of environment firsthand, I can tell you it’s pretty hectic. … Continue reading

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Oh! Snap! Vol. 1

We believe in telling the whole story. Whether it’s a commander’s call, deployments, supporting our fighters or Airmen spending time with their families, our photojournalists are there to capture the moment. To showcase these events, we would like to introduce … Continue reading

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USAFE leaders to Saber Nation: ‘The future is bright’

Even if you weren’t present at last Friday’s all-call or part of the official tour, two of the highest-ranking commissioned and enlisted Airmen in this hemisphere applauded your dedication to service. U.S. Air Force Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces … Continue reading

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3,000 nostrils, one vaccine

Fear of a shot may not be restricted to a particular age. The same could be said for discomfort about having something injected up one’s nose. Yet more than 3,000 Airmen, civilian dependents and beneficiaries braved any such anxieties when … Continue reading

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A cup of joe for the furloughed

It’s true, the Spangdahlem Officer & Civilian Spouses Club did hold an appreciation event to recognize Department of Defense civilian employees who recently returned from furlough at Kuhl Beanz. Every civilian got a free cup of joe , any size, any kind. But they … Continue reading

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Cops learn how to fly

    Many Airmen may want to learn how to fly aircraft, or dream of becoming a fighter pilot. For some 52nd Security Forces Squadron Airmen, that wish was granted for an hour.  These Airmen were recently selected learn more … Continue reading

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The strength of a child’s laughter

Saber Airmen often volunteer their personal time to aid a variety of causes. But for one day, they dedicated their talents to building upon the strength of some very special kids. For nearly 20 years, the Spangdahlem community has teamed … Continue reading

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Air Force takes a stand

Sexual assault … an inexcusable crime, a heart-breaking offense, and a terrible act of wrongdoing. Lately, the Department of Defense has had its fair share of sexual assault cases. But what exactly is the U.S. Air Force doing about it? … Continue reading

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