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  • 480th EFS assists with MAAS certification

    Members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production unit and fire department partnered with the 407th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron and the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to perform a Mobile Aircraft Arresting System certification for an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron. MAAS certification enables ASAB airfield units to maintain readiness for safe fighter aircraft diverts to the runway.
  • Saber Nation: A Wing on a Mission

    Every wing across the Air Force has a mission statement. This statement gives the organization its task and purpose.
  • Press Release – Spangdahlem to continue presence in the Eifel

    On July 29, 2020, the Secretary of Defense announced plans for a reduction of forces in Germany by 11,900 personnel, redistributing forces across the European theater through both permanent stationing and rotating deployments from the United States.
  • Asst. SecDef for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities visits 702nd MUNSS

    Victorino Mercado, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, signs into the guest book at the base club on Büchel Air Base, Germany, Feb. 06, 2020. Mercado visited the base comprised of U.S. and German personnel working together to support the 702nd Munitions Support Squadron mission under the 52nd Fighter Wing.
  • Spangdahlem puts ACE concept into practice; tests forward deployed capabilities

    Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing conducted an Agile Combat Employment exercise here, Jan. 14, 2020, to deter adversaries and ensure readiness for any short-notice threat.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander visits Spangdahlem, promotes interoperability, readiness

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa commander, hosted an event here Aug. 16, 2018, to highlight Iron Hand 2018, the F-22 Raptor Flying Training Deployment to Europe, attended by local community leaders and media. The general’s main emphasis was on the interoperability of 4th- and 5th-generation aircraft and the readiness posture of the U.S. Air Force in Europe. F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron, part of the 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, arrived at Spangdahlem Aug. 8, 2018, and will remain in the theater for several weeks for the FTD.
  • Director of the Air National Guard visits the troops

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Scott Rice, Air National Guard director, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson, ANG command chief, visited guardsmen from the 131st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from the Massachusetts ANG, at Romanian Air Force 71st Air Base, Câmpia Turzii, Romania, June 22, 2018.
  • Propulsion Flight Moves Towards Innovation

    Airmen at the 52nd Maintenance Squadron propulsion flight keeps the flying mission going for Spangdahlem Air Base, Aviano Air Base, and various operations around the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. They are the sole F110 centralized repair facility in all of U.S. Air Forces in Europe -Air Forces Africa major command.
  • US partners with Poland, Estonia for Exercise Spring Storm 2016

    U.S. and Polish air forces deployed F-15C Eagles, Su-22 Fitters, personnel and equipment to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, May 4, to conduct air training with the Estonian Defense Force in support of exercise Spring Storm 2016.The exercise is held at the invitation of the Estonian government, with the goal of improving allied air operations and