Press Releases and Advisories

  • Air control squadron returns from deployment

    Members of the 606th Air Control Squadron returned to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Jan. 15 following their deployment to Southwest Asia, where they provided air defense of the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.The 606th ACS is a self-sustaining squadron consisting of

  • Get Fun Answers to European Cultural Challenges

    Getting stationed overseas brings all sorts of challenges, from the language barrier, to different customs and laws. To help ease the pain, AFN Spangdahlem launched Ask the Eagle, a series of fun videos that may remind you of the series "Mythbusters." One example is "How to Use a German Washer and

  • 606 Air Control Squadron departs for Operation Enduring Freedom

    Members of the 606th Air Control Squadron departed for Southwest Asia today in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to provide air defense of the Arabian Gulf for the next several months.The 606th ACS is a self-sustaining squadron consisting of maintenance, supply and approximately 19 other

  • AFN announces need to tweak decoder settings

    The American Forces Network Europe is eliminating one of its two satellite transponders in order to reduce redundant capability and decrease overall operating cost. This will require decoder owners to make minor changes June 4-24 to ensure they continue to receive AFN."This change is necessary to

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