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Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, thanks all the tax center volunteers on the opening day at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 13, 2017. All the volunteers are trained and certified by an Internal Revenue Service representative. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

Spangdahlem tax center is now open

Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany -- The Spangdahlem Tax Center opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 13 at 1 p.m.

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service car care center in Mainz-Kastel, Germany, pictured here, will close Oct. 28, 2016, as part of a facilities consolidation to make room for vehicle inspection and registration facilities. The move leaves only one U.S.-owned car care center, an expanded auto skills center, in Wiesbaden, home to U.S. Army Europe. Dan Stoutamire/Stars and Stripes

AAFES garage at Mainz-Kastel to close

WIESBADEN, Germany — The Army and Air Force Exchange Service will close its car care center near the headquarters of U.S.

© A1C Joshua Magbanua

AFRC welcomes new KMC members at base intro

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Settling into another base can be a challenging experience, especially when you are unfamiliar with your new...

A military spouse picks canned goods being given away at the Airman’s Attic at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2016. The services of the Airman’s Attic are available to active-duty military personnel E-5 and below and their families. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Airman's Attic gives back to community

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Clothes hang on racks waiting to be donned while shoes sit on the shelves ready for a new pair of feet to walk in...

National Safety Month

Each June, the U.S. Army observes National Safety Month in conjunction with public and private organizations across the United States.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III addresses the audience during his speech at the Air Force Association’s monthly Breakfast Series in Arlington, Va., May 26, 2016. The Air Force Association's Breakfast Series brings together industry partners, the international attaché corps, and both military and civilian leadership for informative briefings on a monthly basis for updates on relevant current initiatives. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts)

Welsh shares AF priorities with AFA

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A.

Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval/German soldiers operating under Multinational Battle Group-East conduct an air infiltration as part of a larger two-day exercise deemed Operation Sharp Griffin, May 6, on Orahovac Range in Kosovo. During day one of the two day event, the German contingent perfected their joint maneuver and air assault techniques.

US, German Forces evaluate operational readiness

CAMP PRIZREN, Kosovo -- Months of training by the German Armed Forces in combined arms warfare, middle intensity conflict techniques and standard...

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