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  • Sabers celebrate National Police Week

    The 2014 National Police Week kicks off at Spangdahlem May 12 with events leading to Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15. The week-long celebration honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and recognizes the service of base defenders. Below is a list of events that can be found on Spangdahlem:May 12: 8 a.m. at the base
  • Super Saber Performer

    Rank / Name: Senior Airman Trenton NelsonUnit: 52nd Equipment Maintenance SquadronDuty title: Assistant Programs ManagerHometown: Willacoochee, Ga.Years in Service: FourWhy joined: I wanted a profession that would make my family and friends proud. Family: Ginny Nelson (mother) John Nelson (father) and Tripp Nelson (brother)Hobbies: Gaming and
  • Motivated Sabers can apply for US Air Force Academy Class of 2019

    The U.S. Air Force Academy is looking for highly motivated Airmen to apply for the class of 2019 as part of the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program.The LEAD program, initiated by former chief of staff of the Air Force Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman in 1995, gives unit and wing commanders the opportunity to nominate top performing Airmen with
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: SrA Megan MilleringUnit: 470th Air Base SquadronDuty title: Dental Assistant JourneymanHometown: Grant, MichiganYears in Service: 2 years and 10 months Why joined: I joined the Air Force for the many education opportunities. My dream in life is to become a nurse and I knew the Air Force could provide the skills and education for me to
  • Spangdahlem 'Goes Bald for Brayden'

    Members of Saber Nation will shave their heads April 25 in a show of support for a young boy diagnosed with kidney cancer.Spangdahlem joins several other bases around the globe by going bald to support Brayden Mitchell, a 5-year-old boy from Ohio recently diagnosed with stage-3 Wilms tumor, a form of kidney cancer.Second Lt. Dave Mitchell,
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Staff Sgt. William Cintron Unit: American Forces NetworkDuty title: American Forces Network maintenance technician Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla. Years in Service: Eight yearsWhy joined: Educational benefitsFamily: My parents, Valencia and Felix CintronHobbies: Traveling, snowboarding, playing basketball and video games.Favorite aspect of
  • Spangdahlem's men, women basketball teams earn international titles

    Proximity to other nations and cultures can present a unique opportunity for service members stationed in Europe. A group of basketball players from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, traveled throughout Germany and Italy to represent the base in a competition against teams from other European bases.The men's and women's varsity basketball teams
  • SecAF addresses women in national security

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James addressed the topic of women serving in combat roles during a Women In International Security-sponsored event to celebrate Women's History Month at the Stimson Center, March 28."In the Air Force, we were already leading the pack in terms of integration of women," said James, who was the keynote speaker
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Airman 1st Class Trevor CaldwellUnit: 726 Air Mobility SquadronDuty title: Aircraft services specialistHometown: Brandon, Fla.Years in Service: 2 yearsWhy joined: I joined the Air Force in order to better myself. I wanted to be part of something bigger and have the opportunity to pursue further education.Family: I am single. My family