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U.S. Air Force Col. Ric Trimillos, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa International Affairs Division chief, and Department of Defense civilians pose with the official party from the Senegal Air Force on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 16, 2018. The official party consists of Col. Alimbaye Manga, Senegal Air Force Chief of Staff flight safety advisor, Lt. Col. Aliou Faye, Human Resources Division chief, Maj. Mamadou Wathie, Logistics Division chief, and Capt. Momar Ndiaye, Dakar Operational Center chief and transport pilot. Senegalese Air Force senior leadership visit Spangdahlem, Ramstein
Four Senegalese Air Force senior representatives visited both the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, February 11-16th, 2018.The group toured a wide variety of base facilities, offices, and professional education centers to get an idea of how the US Air Force develops its
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2018
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
Etchberger recently started a foundation in honor of his father, which helps support families of Airmen. Cory Etchberger visits Spangdahlem Air Base

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2018
Staff Sgt. Alexander Scott, 52nd Security Forces Squadron armory noncommissioned officer in charge, demonstrates clearing procedures on a weapon at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Jan. 26, 2018. Scott's contributions to safety led to his selection as the first recipient of the 52nd Fighter Wing Safety office's "Chainbreaker" Award.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Austin M. May) Spangdahlem Safety office introduces Chainbreaker Award
The 52nd Fighter Wing Safety office recently implemented an award program to recognize individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the safety of the community. According to Lt. Col. Shaun Bellamy, 52nd FW chief of safety, the “Chainbreaker” Award – named for the “breaker” of the chain of events that often leads to a mishap – honors those who advance the Saber safety culture and highlights their contribution to the mission.
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2018
Members of the 480th Fighter Squadron stand near an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Squadron, October 3rd, 2017. The best never rest: 480th Fighter Squadron, pilot win top USAFE honors
Spangdahlem’s own 480th Fighter Squadron was awarded the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander’s Trophy for Outstanding Fighter Squadron on Sept 13, 2017. The “Warhawks” have come out on top among all other USAFE fighter wings in such areas as aircrew training, ground/flying safety and direct operations support. Not only did the Warhawks take home
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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
Sabers watch a concert performed by the American rock band, 3 Doors Down, inside Hangar 1 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 16, 2016. The free show was a part of the Armed Forces Entertainment tour, an Air Force command operation, which brings entertainment to U.S. military personnel serving overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Preston Cherry) Sabers rock out with 3 Doors Down
Sabers watch a concert performed by the American rock band, 3 Doors Down, inside Hangar 1 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 16, 2016. The free show was a part of the Armed Forces Entertainment tour, an Air Force command operation, which brings entertainment to U.S. military personnel serving overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
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2016
An Airman assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron reunite with his family during the squadron’s
return to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 12, 2016. Approximately 300 of the squadron’s Airmen, who serve
in flight, maintenance or support roles for the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, completed a six-month
deployment to Southwest Asia by providing close air support and dynamic targeting operations in support of
Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Welcome Back: Record-Breaking F-16 Squadron Returns
Hundreds of families reunited with Airmen assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during the squadron’s return to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 12, 2016. Approximately 300 of the Airmen, who serve in flight, maintenance or support roles for the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, completed a six-month deployment to Southwest
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2016
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