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An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, takes off in support of BALTOPS and Saber Strike 18 at the 31st Tactical Air Base, Poznan-Krzesiny, Poland, June 8, 2018. BALTOPS is an annual joint, multinational maritime-focused exercise designed to improve training value for participants, enhance flexibility and interoperability, and demonstrate resolve among allied partner forces in defending the Baltic Sea region. Operation Saber Strike 18 is an annual U.S. Army led land based combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks) F-16s support BALTOPS and Saber Strike
Eighteen F-16 Fighting Falcon and 300 personnel assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, partnered with the Polish Air Force in support of Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) and the U.S. Army led Saber Strike 18 exercise at the 31st Tactical Air Base in Poznan-Krzesiny, Poland, June 8, 2018.
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First of monthly planned NATO exercises considered success at Spangdahlem First of monthly planned NATO exercises considered success at Spangdahlem
The 52nd Fighter Wing hosted a multinational, large-force exercise Feb. 22-23, 2018, involving participants from several NATO countries. French, Dutch, German and Belgian aircrews flew multiple scenarios alongside American forces in what is planned to be a monthly undertaking designed to improve integration and communication among the NATO allies, said U.S. Air Force Capt. Tiffany Fjelsted, 52nd Operations Support Squadron chief of intelligence, weapons and tactics.
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2018
USAFE Airmen support Romanian air show USAFE Airmen support Romanian air show
The 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, consisting of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Florida Air National Guard, and Louisiana Air National Guard Airmen, assisted the Romanian Armed Forces in an air show at Camp Turzii in Cluj County, Romania, July 29, 2017.
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An F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft from the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off from Campia Turzii, Romania, July 18, 2017. The squadron is in Romania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing operation meant to enhance the security of Europe and bolster partnership between NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Warren) US/Romanians train to strengthen NATO alliance
Airmen from the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are conducting training in Romania as part of the European Theater Security Package, a rotational deployment meant to ensure regional stability and increase interoperability with NATO allies.  The unit arrived in Romania in late June from Jacksonville, Fla., and has been flying the F-15C Eagle
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2017
Twelve F-15C Eagles from the 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, April 26. Along with the aircraft, approximately 300 Airmen from the Louisiana and Florida Air National Guard are deployed to Europe as part of a Theater Security Package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve with the goal of strengthening interoperability and enhancing regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Staci Miller) Theater Security Package arrives in Bulgaria
After spending a month at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, F-15C Eagles from the 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, April 26.
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2017
Airmen assigned to the 52nd Maintenance Group prepare an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the annual Combat Shield inspection at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2017. A Combat Shield team visited Spangdahlem March 20-24 to evaluate the reliability of several F-16s’ radar threat warning systems and countermeasures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber) Combat Shield inspection certifies Saber readiness
The 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s Avionics Shop here underwent a Combat Shield evaluation March 20–24. A Combat Shield evaluation team from the 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, conducted the annual inspection to gauge the effectiveness of the threat-detection systems and countermeasures aboard the F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned here.
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F-15C Eagles from the Lousiana and Florida Air National Guard's 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deployed to Europe to participate in a Theater Security Package, March 24, 2017. These F-15s will conduct training alongside NATO allies to strengthen interoperability and to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Staci Miller)
	
Theater security package arrives in Europe
The 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron began its Theater Security Package mission this week in Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Peter Archer, center, 726th Air Mobility Squadron communication navigation journeyman, receives the John L. Levitow during the Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership School 17-A graduation at Club Eifel on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2016. The Levitow award is the highest honor given to the student who displays excellence in all categories of ALS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry) Pitsenbarger ALS class 17-A graduates
Congratulations to the following 36 Senior Airmen from Class 17-A who graduated from the Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership School at Club Eifel on base Dec. 1st, 2016.
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2016
Evaluators observe Staff Sgt. Daniel Vazquez, left, and Airman 1st Class Christian Edson, right, both 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft weapons systems specialist, as Edson positions the MJ-IC jammer boom during the 52nd Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Quarter competition Nov. 10, 2016. The load crew competition required two teams of three competing members to load weapons to the wings of an F-16 Fighting Falcon as quickly and accurately as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber) Ready, set, load! 52nd AMXS load crews compete
Evaluators observe Staff Sgt. Daniel Vazquez, left, and Airman 1st Class Christian Edson, right, both 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft weapons systems specialist, as Edson positions the MJ-IC jammer boom during the 52nd Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Quarter competition Nov. 10, 2016. The load crew competition required two teams
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2016
Dave Hardy, a contract worker, disassembles a pin-setter during a renovation at Eifel Lanes bowling center on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 25, 2016. Renovations, like the bowling alley upgrade, are happening around the base in an effort to improve the quality of life for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry) Quality QoL
Spangdahlem Air Base has much to show, and even much more in store, almost six months after receiving the Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence Award for its outstanding and innovative efforts in maintaining a U.S. military installation.
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2016
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