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  • Congressional delegation visits Spangdahlem

    Five U.S. congressmen toured the 52nd Fighter Wing during an immersion visit Dec. 17, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base and Buechel Air Base, Germany.  As part of their trip to Europe, the congressional delegation visited the 52nd FW to learn about the wing's mission and talk with its Airmen."We always want our troops to know that they're close to our
  • Biomedical Sciences Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary

    The Air Force recognizes the achievements of the men and women who compose the Biomedical Sciences Corps (BSC) by designating Jan. 26-30, 2015, as BSC Appreciation Week.This year is noteworthy as it marks the 50th anniversary of the BSC.The BSC's roots date back to 1917, when the Sanitary Corps was established to combat infectious diseases. The
  • 3rd Air Force commander visits Spangdahlem

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, completed his immersion tour of the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 10, 2014.Roberson, a previous wing commander at Spangdahlem from 2006-2008, toured the new facilities that were not here during his command. He also met with
  • Spangdahlem hosts state environmental official

    Base members hosted a local government environmental representative Nov. 20, 2014, to highlight programs and technology Spangdahlem has in place to ensure no hazardous chemicals are introduced into the environment.Dr. Ulrich Kleemann, President of SGD-Nord, the environmental protection organization for the Rhineland-Pfalz region, toured the base
  • 52nd FW announces 2014 communication and cyber award winners

    The 52nd Fighter Wing announced the fiscal year 2014 General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration and Information Dominance wing level award winners.  The award winners will compete at the Major Command level.Please congratulate the below winners on their accomplishment! General John P. Jumper Award - EnlistedMaster Sgt.
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Senior Airman Johnny AlmaguerUnit: 703rd Munitions Maintenance SquadronDuty title: client systems technicianHometown: Seguin, TexasYears in Service: Five yearsWhy joined: I joined to travel.Family: Danika Almaguer and Daughter - Madilyn AlmaguerHobbies: Playing sports and video games.Favorite aspect of job: Troubleshooting computers and
  • New programs encourage strength training

    The Eifel Powerhaus fitness center recently inaugurated a new fitness campaign aimed at promoting weight training among base Airmen.The campaign consists of two separate programs which began Oct. 1 and will continue for one year, ending at the end of September 2015.The first program, known as the Wall of Fitness, features a weight-lifting
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. PorterUnit: American Forces Network SpangdahlemDuty title:  NCO in charge, NewsHometown:  San AntonioYears in Service: Seven yearsWhy joined: I joined the Air Force, specifically my job as a broadcaster, because it allowed me the opportunity to travel overseas. Seeing new and different places is something I've always