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  • Vehicle Management Flight improved through innovation

    Whether it’s fixing brakes, replacing water pumps, steering and suspension or tires and gaskets, the Airmen of the 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight are trained and prepared to keep the 52nd Fighter Wing mission rolling.The Airmen of the VMF service a fleet of more than 900 government vehicles assigned to the wing and its
  • Keep on truckin’: F-35 pilot requalifies to refuel aircraft

    Several F-35A Lightning II aircraft arrived here as part of a Theater Security Package. For one pilot, the Spangdahlem flightline was familiar territory.U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Slotten, 421st Fighter Squadron F-35A pilot, who was stationed here in 2004 as an Airman first class fuels distributor operator, visited his old unit and became
  • Spangdahlem AB celebrates Special Children's Day

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  • Spangdahlem Community Recognizes Earth Day

    This year we’re celebrating the 20th year in a row Spangdahlem Air Base and the Village Youth Fire Department have partnered together to clean up the Spanger Bach creek near Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, April 13, 2019, in recognition of Earth Day.Since 1999, Spangdahlem Air Base and the Village Youth Fire Department have adopted the Spanger Bach
  • Maintaining the mission: Airmen step into the boots of crew chiefs

    Like many U.S. Air Force Airmen, Staff Sgt. Stephanie Gillie had never stepped foot on a flightline. Her job never gave her a reason to, as she was previously stationed at the Air Force Academy and currently works on the support side of base, here. But on April 3, 2019, the 52nd Security Forces Squadron investigator helped with the launch and
  • 52nd CES Fire Department sparks interest in high school student

    “Just looking at a fire right in the face, it was right there, no further than a foot away from me. I’m just standing there, being told what to do, having to react,” reminisced one high school student here.Omar Moylan, a senior at Spangdahlem High School, trained on his first live-fire exercise with the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department
  • Dispute Resolution Training provides problem-solving tool kit at Geilenkirchen

    The 470th Air Base Squadron hosted a course titled “Dispute Resolution for Company Grade and Senior Noncommissioned Officers” Mar. 26 – 28, 2019, at the Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base Education Center here. The 21 participants in the course came from Geilenkirchen, Kalkar, and Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum NATO Bases. The three-day interactive
  • Fasching in Germany is kicking off

    Fat Thursday signals the beginning of the five day “Silly Season” in Germany and takes place Feb. 28 this year. Popular on this day is the storming of city halls in German cities and communities. Ladies, known as “Moehnen”, dressed in old-fashioned outfits with masks, are responsible for storming the halls. After obtaining the symbolic key, the
  • Reservist Offers Options

    For Master Sgt. Billy Blair, it’s always a great day and yet another chance to offer guidance to separating Active Duty members. Blair is the newly assigned Air Force Reserve In-Service recruiter at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. He is available to answer your questions and review opportunities in the Air Force Reserve. His office is also able