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Default Air Force Logo 17 Sabers earn additional stripe
Congratulations to the following 17 Spangdahlem Air Base Airmen selected for promotion following the Air Force Personnel Center's recent supplemental promotion announcement. "Please join me in congratulating our newest promotees," said Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander. "Your promotion to the next rank speaks to the professionalism and
0 10/05
2016
An Airman gets ready to read his team's first clue during an Amazing Race 5k event on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 30, 2016. Airmen answered questions and solved puzzles at each check point during the event based on National Preparedness Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)                     Airmen compete in the Amazing Be Ready Race
An Airman gets ready to read his team's first clue during an Amazing Race 5k event on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 30, 2016. Airmen answered questions and solved puzzles at each check point during the event based on National Preparedness Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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2016
Local sound engineers watch and listen as a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey Aircraft, assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England hovers over the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 21, 2016. The engineers performed acoustic testing on the CV-22 at Spangdahlem from Sept. 20-23.  (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Meredith Mulvihill) CV-22s visit Spangdahlem for acoustic testing
A CV-22 Osprey operated Sept. 20-23, 2016 from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, for acoustic testing in preparation for the scheduled move of the 352nd Special Operations Wing.Officials will use this information to develop noise models that will help establish noise protection zones around Spangdahlem. “The main intent of that was to capture the
0 9/28
2016
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 191st Air Refueling Squadron, Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah, awaits civic leader guests to board before a refueling mission at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 26, 2016. The tanker arrived Sept. 17th to train with Spangdahlem’s F-16 Fighting Falcons, adding valuable training for air-to-air refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry) Here comes the BOOM!
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker with the 191st Air Refueling Squadron from Salt Lake City, Utah, awaits civil leader guests to board before a refueling mission at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 26, 2016. The tanker arrived Sept. 17th to train with Spangdahlem’s F-16 Fighting Falcons, adding valuable training for air-to-air refueling.
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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem employee dies
A civilian employee assigned to the 52nd Force Support Squadron passed away at his home in Spangdahlem, Germany, Sept. 14.Kevin Bett, 29, was a 52nd FSS custodial worker at the Eifel Arms Inn, where he had worked since 2013."Kevin was a dedicated and valuable member of the FSS team," said Lt. Col. Rebecca Sadler, 52nd FSS commander. "Our hearts go
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2016
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cole Carroll, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, sweeps an area with a mine detector during Northern Challenge 16 exercise at Icelandic Coast Guard Keflavik Facility, Iceland, Sept. 19, 2016. The exercise focused on disabling improvised explosive devices in support of counter-terrorism tactics to prepare Partnership for Peace, NATO, and Nordic nations for international deployments and defense against terrorism. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)             Iceland hosts Northern Challenge 16 for EOD community
Airmen from the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, are participating in Exercise Northern Challenge 2016, more commonly called NOCH 16, which began here Sept. 12. NOCH 16 is an Icelandic-hosted, multinational, explosive ordnance disposal, counter-improvised explosive device exercise in
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2016
Festival visitors enjoy singing and cheering to music at a past October festival in Wittlich. Photo by Iris Reiff 
Octoberfest festival season
Festival season continues in Germany this month with October festivals taking place, both in the Eifel area and in Munich over the next few weeks.
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2016
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason Umlauf, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, sweeps an area with a mine detector during Northern Challenge 16 exercise at Icelandic Coast Guard Keflavik Facility, Iceland, Sept. 19, 2016. The exercise focused on disabling improvised explosive devices in support of counter-terrorism tactics to prepare Partnership for Peace, NATO, and Nordic nations for international deployments and defense against terrorism. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)             52nd EOD participates in Northern Challenge 16
Airmen from the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, are participating in Exercise Northern Challenge 2016, more commonly called NOCH 16, which began here Sept. 12. NOCH 16 is an Icelandic-hosted, multinational, explosive ordnance disposal, counter-improvised explosive device exercise in support of NATO’s Defense Against Terrorism program.
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2016
Airmen attend the Air Force Ball at Club Eifel on Spagdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 17, 2016. The event celebrated the 69th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, which formed as a separate branch of the U.S. military Sept. 18, 1947. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry/Released) Sabers have a ball
Airmen attend the Air Force Ball at Club Eifel on Spagdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 17, 2016. The event celebrated the 69th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, which formed as a separate branch of the U.S. military Sept. 18, 1947. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry/Released)
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2016
A memorial stands on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 09, 2016, in remembrance to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks from 90 different countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber) Together We Stand: Sabers hold 9/11 memorial
Local German community leaders and Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing pause to reflect during the 9/11 memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor the victims of the attacks.
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