Monthly Archives: May 2014

Catch your breath in Ireland

If you haven’t stopped in your tracks, had your breath catch in your chest or just said, “WOW!” lately, then you might be due for a trip to Ireland. After just returning from a four-day trip to the beautiful emerald … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Berlin

(Graffiti decorates what remains of this section of the wall in East Berlin) At first glance of the huge and vastly modern city of Berlin, it is hard to believe that less than 25 years ago it was divided. My … Continue reading

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Comic Con: It was a MARVEL-US adventure

It’s pretty easy to fall prey to the grind of everyday life in the military. But the Club Eifel at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, recently offered Airmen and their families a chance to break out of the routine with some … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Dive Malta

I have finally graduated from the kiddy pool to the open waters of the Mediterranean! My most recent adventure took me to the waters of Gozo, Malta, on a diving vacation befitting a count. Gozo and its surrounding islands have been featured … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Explore the Eifel, Mosel regions

Since I arrived to Spangdahlem seven months ago, many people have told me I need to explore Europe. I learned this past weekend I don’t need to go too far to see and do some activities. Hiking trails, an abbey, … Continue reading

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An Airman never quits: her road to fitness

Tim Allen said in a movie once “never give up, never surrender.” For an Airman, that statement holds true to the Air Force core values. Staff Sgt. India Smith, a 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 NCO in charge of knowledge … Continue reading

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Never forgotten: WWII crash unites Belgians, Americans

Sylvain Colla has walked through the rolling green fields of La Roche-en-Ardennes many times throughout his life. But no matter how many times the 88-year-old Belgian passed through there, the one time he did April 13, 1944, as an 18-year-old … Continue reading

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