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Team Scott Motorcycle Safety Day

This post was originally published by Scott Air Force Base - Scott AFB News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Illinois, Scott Air Force Base by clevine

A Base-wide Motorcycle Safety Day will be held on 14 April. The day will begin at 0900 hrs with a mandatory Scott AFB Motorcycle Safety "All Call" in the Base Theater.

After the "All Call" the Motorcycle Safety Day afternoon events will continue at the pavilions next to ALS. The focus of the event is to promote motorcycle safety and rider awareness throughout Team Scott. All military, civilian, contractor riders and anyone who is considering operating or purchasing a motorcycle are invited to participate.
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Lifestyles: Ramstein holds its 13th service show

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Germany, Ramstein Air Base by clevine

Every two years, Ramstein-Miesenbach's businesses and shops holds an industrial fair to show off their services and present who they are. The 13th service show will take place 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

"This year's event will also highlight the 20th anniversary of Ramstein-Miesenbach getting its town rights in April 1991," said Stefan Layes from the Ramstein-Miesenbach union community office.

About 80 exhibitors and shop owners will present their merchandise and services in the city hall, the Haus des Bürgers and in the car-free center of town around Marktplatz and museum.
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Lifestyles: Annual Easter market features handcrafted items

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Germany, Ramstein Air Base by clevine

The Association for the Advancement of German-French Partnership will sponsor its traditional Easter market 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Westpfalzhalle (community hall) in Niederkirchen.

"Like in recent years, Westpfalzhalle will be decorated in a festive atmosphere with colorful flowers and Easter decorations," said the association's executive committee member Jürgen Feind. "The Easter market lures a lot of visitors from all over to Niederkirchen."

About 30 exhibitors will display their handcrafted art items, articles of daily use and Easter decorations. They will offer handmade wooden items, Easter floristics, baskets, ceramics, jewelry, glass products, tatting and turning works, clay objects for the house and the garden, brooms, brushes, China paint and products made of natural stones.
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100th FSS April calendar of events

This post was originally published by RAF Mildenhall - RAF Mildenhall News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, United Kingdom by clevine

Airman and Family Readiness Flight
01638 54 3406

Pre-Deployment Briefing
Friday, April 1, 6, 15, 22 & 29; 8:15 - 10 am
Unaccompanied: Prepare for deployment with tips on planning financial goals, legal support, communication with significant other/families, and other resources. Mandatory for unaccompanied members deploying over 30 days.
Accompanied: Prepare for deployment with tips on family communication, relationships, finances, and other resources. Mandatory for accompanied members deploying over 30 days. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend.
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10 hurt after Hornet engine catches fire

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

SAN DIEGO — A Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet jet engine caught fire aboard the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis on Wednesday afternoon, injuring 10 sailors who were working nearby, the Navy said.

Airman proves to be Diamond Sharp

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine


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Incirlik Airmen fuel Operation Odyssey Dawn

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine

When four Qatari Mirage 2000-5's and one C-17 Globemaster III landed at Incirlik Air Base March 25, the Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight sprung into action to help get the aircraft to their final destination.

The 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron POL flight here refueled the Qatari aircraft in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.

"We were honored to support our Qatari allies and their role in Operation Odyssey Dawn," said 1st Lt. Jordan Clark, the 39th LRS Fuels Management flight commander.
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The HSCC In Minnesota Helps Soldiers With Pets Find Foster Homes

This post was originally published by Minnesota National Guard News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Camp Riley by clevine

Written by Melissa Sutton | March 31, 2011 at 5:55 pm The Humane Society of Carlton County (HSCC) in Minnesota is establishing a program to make sure pets of the Cloquet-based Crazy Troops 1-94 Cavalry Unit of the Army National Guard, have a foster home while their owners are away.

Southern Command chief outlines criminal threats

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Florida, US Southern Command by clevine

By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 – Central America remains a hotspot of instability caused by violen... Date/Time created: Mar 31 2011 10:08AM

Central America remains a hotspot of instability

This post was originally published by USSOUTHCOM NEWS

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Florida, US Southern Command by clevine

By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 – Central America remains a hotspot of instability caused by violen... Date/Time created: Mar 31 2011 10:08AM

Board dates announced for new AF language program

This post was originally published by Incirlik Air Base - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine

Active-duty officers interested in the Language Enabled Airman Program have from July 5 to Sept. 5 to turn in application forms, LEAP officials announced recently.

LEAP, managed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center in Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., is a newly established career-spanning program to select, develop and increase foreign language capability within the general population of Airmen, according to the AFCLC website.
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Marine dead, 3 hurt in Hawaii helo crash

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March 31, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

One Marine died and three others were injured after a CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter crashed off Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, on Tuesday night, the Corps announced Wednesday.

Watch Gates, Mullen discuss Libya live

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

Lawmakers in the House and Senate have scheduled hearings for Thursday to get their own answers to questions surrounding U.S. operations in Libya.

Gates, Mullen talk Libya on Capitol Hill today

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

Lawmakers in the House and Senate have scheduled hearings for Thursday to get their own answers to questions surrounding U.S. operations in Libya.

Staying informed, having a plan gets everyone ready

This post was originally published by Fort Hood Sentinel - News Feed

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Fort Hood, Texas by clevine

Staying informed, having a plan gets everyone ready
Each year, about a thousand tornadoes touch down in the United States, far more than any other country. A strong tornado can pick up a house, a car and even live animals and move them miles away.
While tornadoes can occur any time, tornado season in Texas is March through June. Texas ranks number o...
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