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Liberation of major NAZI camps The Liberation of Nazi Camps and the Aftermath of the Holocaust
 The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust. The 2008 Days of Remembrance are April 27 - May 4, and Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is May 2. Expounding on the two previous articles about the Holocaust, this article will focus on the liberation of Nazi Camps and the
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2008
This shows the location of the major Nazi camps established between 1941 and 1943 . The First Concentration Camps
 The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust. The 2008 Days of Remembrance are April 27-May 4, and Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is May 2. Expounding on last week's article that introduced the Holocaust, this article will focus on the first concentration camps. Why
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2008
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Members of the Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard avoidance program Dave Knutson, contracted falcon trainer and handler, Steven Benson, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron entomologist, and Tech. Sgt. Joseph Pierce, 92nd Air Refueling Wing flight safety superintendent, pose momentarily for a photo on the airfield here March 1. The BASH program is implemented throughout the Air Force to help reduce the risk for damage to aircraft by local wildlife. (U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Joshua Chapman) The hunt on Fairchild's airfield
In the morning, when the ambient cast of the horizon is toned warm red, you'll likely find Steven Benson and Dave Knutson perusing Fairchild's airfield. One of the men is heavily armed with a barrage of cannons, a menacing looking twelve-gauge shotgun and an impressive pellet gun equipped with a massive sniper sight; the other gentleman is armed
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Introduction to the Holocaust
The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust. The 2008 Days of Remembrance are April 27 - May 4, and Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is May 2. Why is the Holocaust important to study? What do you perceive to be the most important lessons to be learned from the study of
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2008
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – U.S. Air Force Airmen practice the firing sequence with M-14s used during funerals by the honor guard. To guarantee flawless performances during ceremonies, regular training is an ongoing responsibility for each member of the Base Honor Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Jocelyn Ford)
Honor Guard pays tribute to fallen comrades
Training never stops for the Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard. The group consists of more than 55 enlisted personnel who have a 53,209 square-mile area of responsibility. Each enlisted troop is assigned to one of four flights that report directly to the honor guard training room for one week every month. During that week each enlisted member
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2008
Dr. Samudin Shabyralie, heart surgeon in the local Institute of Cardiac Surgery and Organ Transplantation and Dr. Kaldarbek Abdramanov, Director and professor of surgery check on the Manas Air Base Outreach Society-sponsored 100th heart surgery patient, Alymbekov Amanbek, Saturday in the Children's Heart Ward. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jerome Baysmore)  MABOS, local children's heart ward surpasses community milestone
The Manas Air Base Outreach Society and the local Children's Heart Ward recently passed a milestone in the community. With support, donations and hope from the base, the two doctors who perform heart surgeries for free recently performed their 100th. During a trip to meet the doctors and the 100th patient March 29, a small group Manas Air Base
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Women’s History Month: Airman finds place as pilot, role model
1st Lt. Manuela Peters, a pilot in the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, was recently awarded Air Mobility Command's 2008 Women's History Month Science Technology Engineering and Math Role Model Award. This award identifies and recognizes Department of Defense military and civilian personnel who have distinguished themselves in support of the Global War
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2008
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Chito Nacion, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron painter, applies a drop cloth around the auto hobby shop March 18. The drop cloth ensures paint splatter and spills are kept to a minimum. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. JT May III) Paint Shop beautifies Fairchild
The 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron paint shop provides striping, markings and signs for more than 334,000 linear feet of road at Fairchild, which equates to 64 miles. The shop also applied 1,500 gallons of paint coating to half-a-million square feet of surface area. This is a pretty amazing task considering the paint shop is composed of six
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2008
Default Air Force Logo An Air Force adventure
It was a dark and stormy night. Typically this is how a children's horror story begins, but for Col. Clarence LeMeiux (ret.), it was an all too true beginning to one of the most extreme adventures in his military career. The Great Depression was nipping at the heels of the Americans. Joining the military, being provided $21 a month, was a glowing
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2008
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. –Airman 1st Class Dwayne Marsh and Airman 1st Class Miriam Hernandez, 92nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron aerospace physiology technicians, use goggles to dark adapt during night vision training on March.12. Airman 1st Class Bethany Whiteley and Airman 1st Class Mary Bowie, who are not wearing goggles, experience limited vision in a darkened environment as a result of exposure to bright lights. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. JT May III) PTU provides valuable training
The plane is losing cabin pressure rapidly, you're 30,000 feet in the air, and you notice you're in an emergency situation. This is one of many simulated scenarios that the Aerospace Physiological Training Unit prepares aircrew for during altitude chamber training. The primary purpose of the training is for students to determine what their hypoxia
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2008
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