Mission Exposed

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft gun spins during a flightline weapons course inside a bay at the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 Jan. 17, 2014. The detachment offers more than 70 courses including the flightline weapons course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft gun spins during a flightline weapons course inside a bay at the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 Jan. 17, 2014. The detachment offers more than 70 courses including the flightline weapons course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – An F-16 Fighting Falcon's gun parts are displayed on a table inside one of the bays at the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 Jan. 7, 2014. The students going through the flightline weapons course learn how to safely remove the F-16 gun.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – An F-16 Fighting Falcon's gun parts are displayed on a table inside one of the bays at the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 Jan. 7, 2014. The students going through the flightline weapons course learn how to safely remove the F-16 gun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Will Robinson, a 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 miniature and micro-miniature module test and repair instructor from Great Falls, Mont., teaches a 2M class Jan. 7, 2014. Recently adopted by the U.S. Air Force, the 2M course teaches Airmen how to repair circuit boards and saves the Air Force millions of dollars a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Will Robinson, a 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 miniature and micro-miniature module test and repair instructor from Great Falls, Mont., teaches a 2M class Jan. 7, 2014. Recently adopted by the U.S. Air Force, the 2M course teaches Airmen how to repair circuit boards and saves the Air Force millions of dollars a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Will Robinson, a 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 miniature and micro-miniature module test and repair instructor from Great Falls, Mont., runs through a demo during a 2M class Jan. 7, 2013. Robinson works with 11 other instructors at the detachment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Will Robinson, a 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 miniature and micro-miniature module test and repair instructor from Great Falls, Mont., runs through a demo during a 2M class Jan. 7, 2013. Robinson works with 11 other instructors at the detachment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Students assigned to 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 learn how to solder during a basic soldering course Jan. 8, 2014. The detachment offers the course to all Airmen and not just those in maintenance career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Students assigned to 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 learn how to solder during a basic soldering course Jan. 8, 2014. The detachment offers the course to all Airmen and not just those in maintenance career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Lombardi, 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 production superintendent from California City, Calif., teaches Airmen maintenance on an F-16 engine Jan. 8, 2014. Detachment 17 offers more than 70 courses for all Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Lombardi, 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17 production superintendent from California City, Calif., teaches Airmen maintenance on an F-16 engine Jan. 8, 2014. Detachment 17 offers more than 70 courses for all Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- -- Detachment 17 offers more than 70 courses to Airmen throughout the 52nd Fighter Wing. These courses include the miniature and micro-miniature module test and repair, weapons flightline course, and principles of instruction. At the detachment, 12 instructors from nine different careers teach Airmen on these various subjects teaching their respective careers in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.