Post Tagged with: "holiday"


Make the best of your Christmas market experience

by Dr. Krystal White, Contributing writer

German Christmas markets have inspired a sense of community cheer and holiday merriment for over 400 years. Amidst the dark days and cold nights, it is easy to be dreary and avoid venturing out. Historically, days near or on Dec. 25 have always been celebrated in multiple cultures as a crucial day of the year: Egyptians paid homage to their key gods; Romans celebrated the sun god Saturn during this season; and every year Germanic ancestors started multiple midwinter festivals near the winter solstice.

November 27, 2015 ×


Holiday traveling: Stay vigilant

Courtesy of the 86th Airlift Wing Antiterrorism Office

As we know, people are the Air Force’s most vital resource. As recent events have shown, terrorists will continue to modify their tactics in an attempt to be unpredictable.

December 19, 2013 ×


Courtesy photoWreaths are placed on gravesites and candles are lit on All Saints Day to remember deceased family members and friends.

Germans observe All Saints Day

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

German Catholics observe the religious holiday “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day, today.

October 31, 2013 ×


2013 holiday mailing deadlines set

by Lionel Rivera
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Postal Operations

The 2013 holiday season mailing dates for postal customers assigned to the European theater are:

October 24, 2013 ×