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  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander talks force management at NATO base

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander visited the 470th Air Base Squadron at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, March 24, 2014.The visit gave Gen. Frank Gorenc a chance to experience firsthand the squadron's community and mission of supporting the NATO E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System. The squadron's unique mission
  • Spangdahlem observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    "Our Nation must continue to confront rape and other forms of sexual violence as a deplorable crime," said President Barack Obama in a 2011 proclamation. "Too many victims suffer unaided, and too many offenders elude justice. As we mark National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we recommit to building a society where no woman, man, or
  • Women to Airmen: Spangdamen hosts Women's History Month event

    Women of the past have paved the way for those of today; but as history looks back at these influential icons, women are still doing amazing things every day here at Spangdahlem. In celebration of Women's History Month, 10 women from across the base mentored and shared their stories during a panel in front of an audience of more than 50 people at
  • Spangdahlem discontinues free AFN service to base residents

    As of March 31, 2014, Military Family Housing (MFH) will no longer subsidize American Forces Network television service to on-base residences. To date, this basic service has been provided via a bandwidth lease contract with the internet service provider TKS. The 52nd Fighter Wing pays TKS approximately $37K each year to provide analog AFN
  • Congratulations to our newest senior master sergeants

    Congratulations to the following individuals who were recently selected for promotion to senior master sergeant: Patrick Aiken, 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron Tito Bigornia, 52nd Logistics Readiness SquadronBranden Demotts, 52nd Logistics Readiness SquadronKristy Frost, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Brian Gorrell, 52nd Aircraft
  • Deli serves those who serve

    For a few hours each day, it's probably one of the busiest places on Spangdahlem (if not THE busiest). At any given point, hundreds of people submit their orders through here, ensuring they get the resources needed to complete their busy days.It's not on the flightline or part of any squadron - it's the sandwich deli at the base commissary. The
  • Chapel hosts National Prayer Breakfast

    The 52nd Fighter Wing held the Spangdahlem National Prayer Breakfast March 14, 2014, at the base chapel. The 52nd FW Chaplain Corps sponsored the event, themed "Prayer for the Future," which is based off of the National Prayer Breakfast held at the U.S. Capitol since 1953. "This event is to bring people together to exercise our freedom of religion
  • Annual Bitburg Beda Market attracts weekend shoppers

    The annual Beda Market is just around the corner. For the 35th time, the city of Bitburg will show off its businesses and cultural life to thousands of visitors from all over the Eifel area, Luxembourg and Belgium March 14-16. The Beda Market is a community-wide event where townspeople and more than 150 local businesses present their products and