Author Archives: jmcfadden

The Arp’s Tour of London — Looking for Hendrix stuff

Hello faithful blog readers!! Our last entry dealt with an upcoming post about the Baltics, Russia and Scandinavia.  The entry before that featured guitar playing while on a TDY to Iceland.  Since they were so popular… this entry by Tech. Sgt. … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: The Baltics/Scandinavia/Russia Trip

Hello faithful blog readers! As you may already be aware, it’s travel season– no matter where you are, there’s bound to be people either leaving there or leaving somewhere else to get there. How appropriate then for one of our photojournalists … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: A Weekend in Bruges

NOTE: Hello and greetings to both of our faithful blog readers! (Ha, ha, we’re kidding. We’re just pleased that one of you was able to give out the Best Blog in USAFE award. Which, by the way, we did win, … Continue reading

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Presidents Day Trivia-O-Rama 2016

Howdy Sabers! I’m sure many of you have made some special plans for the upcoming weekend. And not just for any weekend– this one comes with a day that only happens once a year. (Truly, ALL days happen once a … Continue reading

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When Sabers Sleep: The Night Shift (52nd CMS)

As the sun touches the edges of our land, the sky turns from a vivacious shade of cerulean to a drowsy tint of purple and pink. Weary feet shuffle toward homes, minds occupied with the inviting arms of families and … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Search-O-Rama 2015

UPDATE: Congratulations to Michael Tischer and Staff Sgt. Alyson Gaines for correctly naming the 10 Dinosaurs in our contest! SABERS!!! Seek… Attack… MEOW!!! Well… it’s not exactly the 52nd Fighter Wing’s motto. But how cool would it be if we … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That …. My trip to Castle Baldenau

Hey Faithful Blog Readers– we’re pleased to kick off an EXCITING new phase in our endeavor in social media: reader submissions on travel! We received this wonderful blurb from Nicole Flohr about her recent trip (back in time) to a … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That … Shooting Kino

When I first walked into the outdoor recreation office to scope out the upcoming events, I had no idea what Shooting Kino was. The notion of a quick trip at the end of the work day sounded fun to blow … Continue reading

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Gettin’ ‘stabbed’ to save lives

As a self-diagnosed needle phobic, the prospect of a not-so-gentle jab seems like something out of a chiller movie. My heart quickens. My palms sweat. The first poke of a needle, and I’m getting dizzy. So why would someone like … Continue reading

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1945-2015: Reflections on the 70th anniversary

Many people may look to this year, 2015, as the year Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled back(?) to the future in “Back to the Future Part II.” That movie may be enjoyable (although I’m still waiting for hover boards … Continue reading

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