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  • Back together again

    The 38th Munitions Maintenance Group was officially redesignated as the 52nd Munitions Maintenance Group and its four squadrons once again returned as geographically-separated units under the 52nd Fighter Wing after a three year stint under the 38th Combat Support Wing Sept. 11, 2007. As this symbolic changing of the flags occurred, the men and
  • Two SPMS students earn place on Reading Counts Wall of Fame

    Two Spangdahlem Middle School sixth graders earned a place on the 2007-2008 Reading Counts Wall of Fame before the middle of the first quarter. Travis Checkley, SPMS sixth grader and son of Master Sgt. Michael Checkly, 52nd Maintenance Operations Squadron, and Tom Malone, eighth grader and son of Maj. Douglas Malone, Joint Fires Center of
  • American Women of Geilenkirchen hosts 19th Annual Foggy Fields Bazaar

    The American Women of Geilenkirchen are pleased to announce the 19th Annual Foggy Fields Bazaar. This year's event will be held at Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base Nov. 9 - 11 in Hangar 4. Foggy Fields Bazaar is the primary source for philanthropic funds used to support a number of American as well as NATO-nation organizations. In addition, AWGK uses
  • 3rd AF commander recognizes Sabers

    During a trip to Spangdahlem Air Base, Lt. Gen. Rod Bishop, 3rd Air Force commander, took a moment to personally recognize three Sabers for their work during a humanitarian deployment to Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, Sept. 19. While deployed, Master Sgt. James Swarthwood and Staff Sgt. Jason Dohn, both from the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, and Staff
  • AAFES announces fuel prices for Sept. 22 - 28

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is adjusting gasoline prices effective Sept. 22 based on the current weekly U.S. Department of Energy average price plus incremental costs associated with providing gasoline overseas. The DoE average price for unleaded grades of fuel and diesel decreased however, the price of diesel fuel increased. As a
  • Top Saber Performer Sept. 21 - 27

    Staff Sgt. Brandy Chavez, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, has been named the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Sept. 21 - 27. Name: Staff Sgt. Brandy Chavez Unit: 52nd Medical Operations Squadron Duty title: Aerospace medical technician Hometown: San Diego and Dayton, Ohio Years in Service: Seven
  • Sabers take 11 awards at Berlin Firefighter Combat Challenge

    Six Spangdahlem Air Base firefighters traveled to Berlin to compete in the first Berlin Firefighter Combat Challenge against 65 fellow firefighters from Sweden, England, Poland, Russia, Germany and the United States Sept. 8. The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters began preparing for the competition after the Operations Evaluation in June and