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  • Task force aims to make Sabers ‘SAFER’

    Due to increasing numbers of alcohol-related occurrences and incidents of driving under the influence of alcohol, base leadership is searching for ways to keep Sabers safe on and off the road. But, how do you prevent Airmen of all ranks from making poor decisions when under the influence of alcohol? A multitude of measures were implemented in an
  • SFS to celebrate contractor's millionth pass

    Ferdinand Raskob keeps track of a lot of things - electricity, car insurance, car repair, gas for the car and garbage usage and costs. He also has kept track of the number of base passes he writes while working at the Pass Buro outside the Spangdahlem Air Base main gate since 1973. Thirty-six years, 28 supervisors and 14 commanders of the 52nd
  • Exemptions for Phase II exercise

    The following are exemptions for the Phase II exercise: - When traveling in a privately-owned vehicle, field gear is not required until people leave their vehicles. - People exempt from the exercise will wear their service uniform for the duration of the exercise. They won't assist exercise participants in any way. - People exempt from the exercise
  • Sabers get ready: Time to put on the war paint

    The 52nd Fighter Wing will hold its first Phase II exercise in two years Aug. 4 -7 to prepare for a NATO Tactical Evaluation in June 2010. All active-duty Airmen on Spangdahlem Air Base will participate in this exercise in one fashion or another. Sabers "deployed" for this Phase II will exercise like they're fighting in a real, war-time
  • IPE team gears up 52nd FW

    There's hardly ever a dull moment in the individual protective equipment section. People in this section are busy making sure everyone on Spangdahlem Air Base and geographically separated units are ready to deploy at any given moment. This includes making sure mobility gear is in serviceable condition, items will not expire while deployed and
  • 23rd FS best in USAFE

    Spangdahlem has some of the best Airmen throughout the U.S. Air Forces in Europe. The 23rd Fighter Squadron proved that when the unit was designated the 2008 USAFE Fighter Squadron of the Year. "The talented men and women in the squadron are the number one driver for that award - there's no doubt about it," said Lt. Col. Mike Lay, 23rd FS