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  • Sabers honor MLK through reading drive

    In advance of the federal holiday, Spangdahlem's Airmen Against Drunk Driving council and the base's child development centers hosted the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Reading is a Civil Right" reading drive Jan. 12-16.The project involved more than 50 Airmen reading nearly 200 books to more than 100 children between the ages of 1 and 5
  • Airmen lock'n'load at competition

    The 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hosted the annual weapons load competition Jan. 9, 2015 at Hangar 1 here. The competition consisted of four quarterly winners for 2014 battling head-to-head for the title of Weapons Load Crew of the Year."It's a skillful way to enjoy our career field," said U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Craig Brandenburg,
  • 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
  • Luxembourg, US leaders commemorate Battle of the Bulge

    Nearly 200 Luxembourgers and Americans observed the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge during a commemorative ceremony at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Dec. 16, 2014.Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; Xavier Bettel, prime minister of Luxembourg; Robert Mandell, U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg; U.S. Air Force Gen.
  • Thousands honor returning WWII veterans at Bastogne

    More than 40,000 American and European citizens honored the service and legacy of more than 40 surviving World War II veterans as part of a 70th anniversary celebration of the Battle of the Bulge at Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 13, 2014.The veterans, who served in the six-week long and costliest campaign in U.S. Army history, received special
  • CCAF graduates earn diplomas

    More than 60 Spangdahlem Airmen received their Community College of the Air Force diplomas during a graduation ceremony at the base theater Oct. 29, 2014.U.S. Air Force Col. Pete Bilodeau, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian Gates, 52nd FW command chief, handed certificates to the graduating Airmen while