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  • Bitburg city traffic ring to end March 30

    The City of Bitburg will revert the flow of its one-way inner-city traffic ring back to two opposing lanes March 30.The council enacted the ring in 2013 as part of their effort to alleviate traffic flow ahead of planned construction projects.Traffic will now run in two directions with a two-lane system rather than having one-way roads that lead
  • Spring Fling brings wing together

    The Airman & Family Readiness Center hosted a Spring Fling March 20 at the Base Exchange here to raise awareness for the Exceptional Family Member Program.The fair offered sensory activities that engaged the five human senses to introduce the community to the program that supports military families with a special needs.April Lucas, A&FRC EFMP
  • SES to relocate to Bitburg Annex

    Spangdahlem Elementary School students, staff and teachers will temporary relocate to Bitburg Elementary School starting the 2015/2016 school year.The relocation will allow contractors to remodel and develop new additions to the current facility as part of the 52nd Fighter Wing's effort to move all schools to Spangdahlem and transition Bitburg
  • 52nd FW presents 2014 Annual Award winners

    The 52nd Fighter Wing recognized 13 Sabers for excellence during the 2014 Annual Awards Banquet at the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center here Feb. 7, 2015.In line with the evening's "Tradition of Excellence" theme, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph McFall,
  • US Airmen clean Greek beach during training deployment

    Fifteen Airmen assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, cleaned a beach near Chania, Greece, Jan. 30.The Airmen volunteered to clean up the beach during their downtime from a bilateral flying training deployment between the U.S. and Hellenic air forces at Souda Bay, Greece."One weekend, we came here, saw the water and
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Spangtacular reinforces spiritual resiliency

    The second annual Spangtacular Family Fall Festival took place Nov. 21, 2014, in the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The 52nd Fighter Wing Chapel office created the event last year with a goal of fostering spiritual resiliency through building community."Coming together like this creates a bigger variety of