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  • Explore the Eifel 2016 Tours

    The following events throughout May, June and July comprise the 12th annual Explore the Eifel adventure tours. Interested participants can sign up by e-mailing Spangdahlem's community relations office at 52fw.cra@us.af.mil or calling DSN: 452-6434 or 0656561-6434.Important notes: Seats are limited to these tours, which may involve transportation
  • Explore the Eifel kicks off April 28

    Airmen assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing and their families are invited to explore and learn about the Eifel region and surrounding areas this summer. The Explore the Eifel fair takes place at Club Eifel, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The event, which is currently in it's twelfth season, offers information and tours for attendees."Explore the
  • 480th FS participates in Trapani Air Show

    Two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participated in the Trapani Air Show at Trapani Air Base, Italy, Oct. 19, 2015.The air show initiated Trident Juncture 2015, a multiservice, multinational training exercise involving more than 30,000 troops from over 30 Allied and
  • Spangdahlem mourns NCO's death

    A staff sergeant assigned to the 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron died May 24 in a traffic accident near Daun, Germany, approximately 40 kilometers from Spangdahlem Air Base. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Klose, 24, was stationed at Spangdahlem since December 2011. He was posthumously awarded the rank of staff sergeant May 24."Mike was a
  • Estonia, US partner for bilateral training

    Four U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently deployed to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to participate in a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Estonian air forces will train together May 4-12 during Operation Hedgehog to
  • Sabers celebrate Earth Week

    In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day this year, the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron environmental element set their sights on helping Spangdahlem Air Base go green and stay that way. During the annual Earth Week event, the environmental element reached out to the community by educating them on the importance of environmental awareness.During the
  • Getting to know the Eifel when Exploring

    Explore castles, view local attractions around the Spangdahlem community or enjoy sports like canoeing, hang gliding, fishing and rope climbing.These are just some of the many ways Spangdahlem Sabers and their families can take advantage of the upcoming Explore the Eifel extravaganza.In its 11th season, Explore the Eifel will start off with an
  • 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