Archive for October, 2009


News

MOH recipients visit NCOs, wounded warriors

MOH recipients visit NCOs, wounded warriors

by Senior Airman Amanda Dick
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As part of an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, two Medal of Honor
recipients visited wounded warriors and the current class of the
Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy Oct. 23.

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News

76th AS aids OCO through DV airlift support

76th AS aids OCO through DV airlift support

by Lt. Col. Joel T. King
Central Command DV Flight Detachment deployed commander, C-20 instructor pilot

Many people think the 76th Airlift Squadron only flies distinguished
visitors around Europe and the United States, but that is not always
the case. A team of 11 active-duty members and four civilian
maintenance contractors recently returned from a 67-day deployment,
flying DVs in and around Iraq and Afghanistan in support of overseas
contingency operations.

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Commentary

Leading in challenging times: integrity also means consistency

by Gen. Roger A. Brady
Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe

Every Airman knows that

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News

21st TSC hosts partnership range with Bundeswehr

21st TSC hosts partnership range with Bundeswehr

by Sgt. Frank Sanchez III
21st TSC Public Affairs

BAUMHOLDER, Germany

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News

Contracting for peace: Army, National Guard support contracting mission in Kosovo

Contracting for peace: Army, National Guard support contracting mission in Kosovo

by Angelika Lantz
21st TSC Public Affairs

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo

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Features

A misaimed Arrow

A misaimed Arrow

by Dr. Marshall Michel
86th Airlift Wing Historian

One of the most spectacular post World War II fighter aircraft was the
Canadian CF-105 Arrow, designed to counter the threat of long-range
bombers delivering nuclear weapons by flying across the pole to North
America.

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Features

Airman honored for culinary excellence

Airman honored for culinary excellence

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Along with 24 other food service professionals in the armed forces, one
Ramstein Airman food services specialist assigned to the 86th Services
Squadron was honored for culinary excellence at the 2009 Hennessy
Travelers Association Educational Foundation Armed Forces Forum Oct. 4
through 10.

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News

Too plugged in

Too plugged in

The economic boom in our consumer-oriented society, the growth of new
technologies and the changing workforce (i.e., more people working from
home) have dramatically increased the number of products that require
power in the average home. Most of today

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News

‘Ever vigilant’ staff trains for next deployment

by Spc. Adrienne Killingsworth
18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs

MANNHEIM, Germany

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News

Drug testing program demands perfection with a smile

Drug testing program demands perfection with a smile

by Airman 1st Class Alexandria Mosness
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Being in the Air Force comes with many responsibilities; one of those
responsibilities is taking random drug tests. While it might seem like
a pain to some, it takes a lot of hard work and perfection to keep Air
Force personnel tested.

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