Category Archives: Support


So there we were: me and my guitar in Iceland

By Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols 52nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs I normally don’t take my guitar with me on work trips; if I have the itch to play (and I usually do), I just find one on the road while … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Con: A whole new universe

By Airman 1st Class Timothy Kim When people hear the word “sci-fi,” they tend to reference popular franchises and series such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who and Firefly. On an honest scale from “no clue” to “no idea,” … Continue reading

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Dorm Wars: only ONE can claim victory

Fierce competition, determination and teamwork dominated Saber Nation last month as part of the second annual Dorm Wars competition. During the month of August, roughly 100 dormitory Airmen engaged in spirited contests over 16 different events in the competition in … Continue reading

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Proudly serving: Spangdahlem celebrates LGBT Pride Month

As the Department of Defense recognizes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month for the first time in its history, Spangdahlem Airmen have worked hard to ensure those within the LGBT community are celebrated for their diversity and service. In … Continue reading

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It’s all about perspective: 480th pilot shares personal cancer story

Editor’s Note: U.S. Air Force Maj. Bradley Sullivan is a pilot with the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. In January 2009, my life abruptly arrived at a fork in the road. While my squadron was making final preparations … Continue reading

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Cancer support group develops ‘Warrior Spirit’

NOTE: Amanda Atwell, wife of Maj. Allen Atwell, commander of the 52nd Comptroller Squadron, is the chairperson of a newly formed cancer support group dedicated to bringing together those affected by the illness to share support and their stories. The next … Continue reading

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SOS program is there to help Eifel School students

What would you do if your son came home and said one of his friends was talking about ending his life? What would you do if your daughter started to withdraw from her friends and family, had trouble concentrating in … 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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