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  • Spangdahlem AB hosts Open House

    The 52nd Fighter Wing will host an Open House July 30-31. Admission to this event is free.The gates will open to the public at 11:30 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. July 30 and 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 31.This year's Open House will have aerial demonstrations by the Viper West Coast Demonstration Team, a single-ship F-16 Fighting Falcon aerial
  • FW commander places local establishment off limits

    By order of the 52nd Fighter Wing Commander, Cheech and Chong's Headshop in Trier has been placed off-limits for the next 45 days effective June 1.This order was issued because of concerns of illegal activities that adversely affect the health, welfare and discipline of U.S. military members, U.S. government civilian employees and their family
  • Tier II to host Saber Endurance Challenge

    The Tier II organization will host a Saber Endurance Challenge June 3 to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany. The challenge is designed to test both physical and mental fitness, strength, stamina and determination for teams competing in the event."This event is a great for people to
  • Boarders on base have new home

    In an effort to boost morale, Airmen around the base, along with the Spangdahlem Outdoor Recreation staff, volunteered their time to build a new skate park in the Spangdahlem housing area."It has taken a couple of years, but finally we have a new park that anyone on the base can use for recreation," Outdoor Recreation Director Jeffrey Heagerty
  • Town hall clarifies options for GLH residents

    The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron Housing Office held a town hall meeting Feb. 23 in the Eifel Conference Center to explain options, answer questions and offer any other help to government-leased housing residents in Binsfeld and Speicher as termination of some local housing contracts will finalize in September.More than 100 active-duty military
  • Spangdahlem Airmen to gain access to vision correction

    For years, the Spangdahlem Air Base Optometry Flight has been reluctant to offer refractive surgery opportunities for servicemembers stationed here; but a recent change in operations is opening the door for Airmen interested in improving their eyesight.In January, the optometry clinic began seeing patients wishing to be considered for the U.S. Air
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month begins

    February is National Children's Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association promotes this year's program with the slogan, "A Healthy Smile? It's easy to find." Help children maintain healthy teeth and gums by encouraging them to limit sugary snacks, brush teeth at least twice per day and floss at least once per day. It is also encouraged
  • FVAP accepting entries for poster, slogan contest

    For the first time ever, the Federal Voting Assistance Program is opening its biennial voting poster and slogan contests to U.S. citizens worldwide using challenge.gov to facilitate the process. The FVAP Slogan Contest asks for slogan ideas that inspire members of the military, their families and U.S. citizens residing overseas to start or continue
  • Heed barbecue grill safety for safe summer cook-outs

    With warmer weather just around the corner, people will soon be seen outside cooking with charcoal or propane gas grills. While it's a nice way to enjoy a summer afternoon, there are also some precautions grillers should heed to have a safe barbecue.From 2003-2006, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 7,900 home fires involving grills,