Spangdahlem leadership goes back to school

Gregory Bull, the Spangdahlem Middle School principal and native of Sumter, S.C., welcomes the students to their first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bull held an assembly to welcome students and share his expectations for the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

Gregory Bull, the Spangdahlem Middle School principal and native of Sumter, S.C., welcomes the students to their first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bull held an assembly to welcome students and share his expectations for the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, visits the Spangdahlem Middle School library during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bilodeau toured different classrooms to ask students if they were excited to begin the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, visits the Spangdahlem Middle School library during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bilodeau toured different classrooms to ask students if they were excited to begin the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian Gates, 52nd Fighter Wing command chief, visits with students during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Gates spoke with students during his first time at the school as the wing’s command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian Gates, 52nd Fighter Wing command chief, visits with students during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Gates spoke with students during his first time at the school as the wing’s command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, talks with a class during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. During a familiarization tour of the school, Bilodeau welcomed students and faculty while learning about the school's classes and programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, talks with a class during the first day of school at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. During a familiarization tour of the school, Bilodeau welcomed students and faculty while learning about the school's classes and programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, talks with Beth Howard, Bitburg High School social studies teacher and native of San Antonio, during the first day of school at Bitburg Annex, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bilodeau’s tour of the school was the first time he has been to the facility during his time as wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, talks with Beth Howard, Bitburg High School social studies teacher and native of San Antonio, during the first day of school at Bitburg Annex, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014. Bilodeau’s tour of the school was the first time he has been to the facility during his time as wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)