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  • Open House prep continues

    The 52nd Fighter Wing will host an Open House July 30-31.The gates will open to the public at 10:45 a.m. and will close at 9:30 p.m. July 30 and at 7:30 p.m. July 31. Admission to this event is free.This year's Open House will have aerial demonstrations by the Viper West Coast Demonstration Team, a single-ship F-16 Fighting Falcon aerial
  • 2010 Drinking Water Quality Report

    Spangdahlem Air Base has five groundwater wells, two water treatment plants and four storage reservoirs, which supply the potable water system for the entire installation. The water treatment plants use a filtration system followed by chlorination for disinfection. Fluoride is also added to the water during this process to help maintain healthy
  • ITT takes military members to all corners of the world

    From cruises to Alaska to picturesque resorts in the Caribbean, Spangdahlem's Information, Tickets and Travel office offers active duty military members and retirees the opportunity to travel to all corners of the world at discounted prices. ITT offers worldwide airfare, beach vacation packages, worldwide cruises, amusement park packages, city
  • Town hall meeting informs Spangdahlem community

    The town hall meeting here drew more than 40 local community and Spangdahlem members at the base theater June 23. Attendees discussed concerns and opinions about local topics with Col. Christopher Weggeman, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, other wing leadership, and customer service organization representatives. Meeting topics ranged from medical
  • Celebration: FSS hosts Super Saber Appreciation Day

    The third annual Super Saber Appreciation Day is scheduled from 2 - 10:30 p.m. July 4 here for Spangdahlem Airmen and their families. The day officially begins at 2 p.m. with free food and drinks and family activities scheduled throughout the day."This is force support squadron's way of saying 'thanks' for all the support we get throughout the
  • Free speech: Social media, military service

    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution of the United States says, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."In a
  • Outbreak of E. coli foodborne illness in Germany

    An outbreak of foodborne illness caused by a specific strain of the bacteria Escherichia coli., often referred to as EHEC, is occurring among the civilian population in northern Germany. Consuming food or water that has been contaminated with these bacteria can cause bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps. In some cases, these bacteria can cause a