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A Moment in Air Force History

A Moment in Air Force History

***image1***Question: Where did Orville Wright open the first Wright Flying School? A. Dayton, Ohio B. Fort Myer, Va. C. Montgomery, Ala. D. College Park, Md. Answer: C. March 19, 1910, Orville Wright opened the first Wright Flying School at Montgomery, Ala., on a site that later became Maxwell Air Force […]

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Commander’s Action Line

Commander’s Action Line

***image1***Issue: About six months ago, base agencies were ordered to remove red cigarette cans to be replaced with brown cans. The brown cans were specially ordered by civil engineers and have been in use since their arrival. Now, we were told to remove the brown cans and replace them with smoking posts. […]

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New cargo handling device arrives at Ramstein

New cargo handling device arrives at Ramstein

Airman 1st Class Nicole Spence
435th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A new mechanized cargo handling machine arrived at Ramstein March 9 making materiel storage and retrieval easier.

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Commentary

Women’s History Month: A time to reflect on struggles, successes

Jean Best-Richardson
Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

Last week, I approached a young Airman and asked him to participate in our Women

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History month honors women’s achievements

2nd Lt. Ashley Gee
Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.

If there was ever one thing that my mom taught me, it was to be self sufficient.

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USAFE Security Forces recognize German military for assistance

USAFE Security Forces recognize German military for assistance

Master Sgt. Joe Bela
U.S. Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs

German Bundeswehr receive thanks for assistance on Global War on Terrorism

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37th AS delivers aid to Chadian Forces

37th AS delivers aid to Chadian Forces

1st Lt. Phillip Ulmer
435th Air Base Wing

FAYA-LARGEAU AIRPORT, Chad

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Operations squadron wins 6 major command awards

Senior Airman Janel Phillips
435th Operations Support Squadron

“Herky 03, 1-4 miles East of Ramstein, fly heading 2-4-0, maintains at or above 4,000 until established on the localizer, cleared I-L-S runway 2-7 approach.” Say again? It may sound like Chinese to most people, but phraseology like this keeps the pulse of Ramstein’s airfield safely pumping, and the efforts […]

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New railway car offers comfort to Soldiers

New railway car offers comfort to Soldiers

Pvt. John Hudspeth</b
21st Theater Support Command

***image1***Requirement: sit in an unheated room roughly 8-feet wide and 10-feet long with virtually no electricity or latrine. Only leave the room every eight to 10 hours for missions. Stay in this room for up to 10 days. This used to be the general description of what rail car security […]

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5th Quartermasters earn parachutist badges

5th Quartermasters earn parachutist badges

Master Sgt. Sue Harper
21st Theater Support Command

Eleven 21st Theater Support Command Soldiers from the 5th Quartermaster Company, 191st Ordnance Battalion, 29th Support Group, earned the right to wear Belgian Military Parachutists badges on their Class A uniforms in Schaffen, Belgium, March 1.
The Soldiers completed two jumps from a helium balloon floating 1,000 feet in the air, said Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Dooley, the 5th Quartermaster first sergeant.

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