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Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem Airman dies in vehicle accident
Senior Airmen Steve Metsker, 701st Munitions Support Squadron custody forces area supervisor, died Feb. 1 at approximately 5:30 a.m. in a single-car crash near Kleine Brogel Air Base, Belgium. "Senior Airman Steve Metsker’s death is a terrible loss for our team," said Col. Jason Bailey, 52nd Fighter Wing commander. "Losing a friend or family member
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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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Pfledderer and her daughter led a beginners yoga class during the event to teach various relaxation techniques. Fit Family Fun Day shows families how to move

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alex Johnson, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal journeyman, receives the John L. Levitow award during the Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership School 18-B graduation at Club Eifel on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 8, 2018. The Levitow award is the highest honor given to the student who displays excellence in all categories of ALS. Pitsenbarger ALS Class 18-B Graduation
Airman Leadership School is a five weeklong Air Force program designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors. It is the first Professional Military Education that enlisted Air Force members encounter.Congratulations to the graduates of Class 18-B as well as the award winners:Award Winners:The John L. Levitow Award: SrA Alex
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The jammer is used to transfer missiles and bombs more easily. Load Crew of the Year competition teams showcase their skills
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brandon Shoulta, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, drives a MJ15 jammer to load a dummy missile on an F-16 Fighting Falcon in Hangar 1 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 9, 2018. The jammer is used to transfer missiles and bombs more easily. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
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USAF Tax center opens to serve Airmen
The tax center opened to serve Airmen Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The tax center offers a free service to assist individuals with basic federal and state income tax returns.
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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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Members of the 52nd Fighter Wing leadership team join in the festivities during 2017 Storming of the Rathaus Fasching event in Bitburg, Germany, Feb. 23, 2017. The celebration has ties with both seasonal and religious observances in German culture. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber) Fasching: Germany's "Silly Season"
German carnival or Fasching is just around the corner, celebrated in February throughout Germany. Currently, Karneval clubs in the Eifel are also planning Fasching events to include Kappensitzung celebrations and parades. Fat Thursday signals the beginning of the five day “Silly Season” in Germany and takes place Feb. 8 this year. Popular on this
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The F-16 helmets have a target grid within them that makes it easy for pilots to track the enemy. Annual Award nominees tour Saber Nation
U.S. Air Force Capt. Ruslan Garrey, 52nd Medical Support Squadron Flight Commander, tries on an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot's helmet at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 1, 2018. The F-16 helmets have a target grid within them that makes it easy for pilots to track the enemy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)
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Each of the dormitories on base currently have one light, MSG leadership plan to procure more lights in the future to improve quality of life for dorm Airmen and base residents. Combating S.A.D. in the dorms
With the long, dark, and cloudy winters in the Eifel region, many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D., a type of depression associated with decreased exposure to sunlight.To combat this the Mission Support Group purchased light therapy boxes for the Airmen dormitories here on base as part of the Bright Light therapy
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