Archive for August, 2010


News

Commercial Travel Office change

The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) awarded a new contract for
Commercial Travel Office (CTO) services in Europe to Carlson
Wagonlit/SatoTravel (CWTSatoTravel) to begin on Aug. 1.

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Features

A look back at airpower history

A look back at airpower history

by Dr. Marshall Michel
52nd Fighter Wing historian

As World War I progressed, the potential of air power began to be
realized as more and larger bomber aircraft began to strike deeper and
deeper into enemy territory. The Russians, Italians and Germans
concentrated on large, strategic bombers while the English and French
focused their efforts on smaller, lighter bombers for strikes against
rail yards and what today would be called tactical targets.

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News

Ramstein member killed in motorcycle accident

A member of Team Ramstein was killed in a motorcycle accident near Otterberg, Germany, at approximately 12:20 p.m. July 31. Lt. Col. John Witherow, 39 of Pollock, La., was assigned to the 86th Medical Group and was stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center since 2008. “This is a tragedy and […]

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Commentary

A command chief’s words on leadership

By Tech. Sgt. Keith Camferdam
Executive Assistant to the AFGSC Command Chief

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFNS)

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News

Allied Strike 10: TACPs fight from ground up

Allied Strike 10: TACPs fight from ground up

by Senior Airman Scott Saldukas
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany

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News

Vogelweh Transformation Plan

Vogelweh Transformation Plan

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shaun Hill, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron, directs a heavy equipment driver while setting up a temporary gate, Vogelweh Military Complex. Barriers are being placed in the former base exchange parking lot to handle the bulk of in-bound traffic and will be operational during the Vogelweh transformation.

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News

The long  way home

The long way home

by Angelika Lantz
21st TSC Public Affairs

DRAGUIGNAN, France

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Schools

Youth Activities – Wiesbaden

Youth Activities – Wiesbaden

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News

Ramstein Team completes Nijmegen for third consecutive year

Ramstein Team completes Nijmegen for third consecutive year

by Lt. Col Wayne Goulet

For most people, the thought of waking up at 3 a.m. to walk over 25 miles is simply crazy. To do it four days in a row wearing a military uniform and carrying a 10 kilogram (22 pound) rucksack is simply preposterous. However, that’s exactly what Master Sgt. Ralf Weiss […]

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News

Change of Command at USAMMCE

Change of Command at USAMMCE

Col. Mitchell Brew handed over the U.S. Army Medical Material Center
Europe colors and mission to his successor, Col. William

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