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  • Spangdahlem Airmen begin Fire Prevention Week 2018

    Spangdahlem Air Base will observe Fire Prevention Week here, Oct. 7-13, 2018, to highlight the importance of fire safety.The annual event will be held in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, one of the most destructive fires in U.S. history, which sparked the start of building standards, firefighting strategies, and public fire safety
  • Airmen participate in base readiness exercise

    Saber Nation’s usual operations came to a halt as personnel donned bulky suits, heavy helmets, and gas masks, transforming the base into a simulated wartime training environment.U.S. Air Force Airmen participated in a base-wide exercise here, Sept. 10-14, 2018, in an effort to maintain the highest level of readiness.“We’ve taken a lot of time to
  • Spangdahlem wraps up successful two-week readiness exercise

    The 52nd Fighter Wing hosted a two-week exercise here March 5-15, testing the base population’s response to a variety of potential scenarios. The exercise was about readiness, assurance, and deterrence, said Lt. Col. Oliver Lause, 52nd FW Inspector General.
  • First of monthly planned NATO exercises considered success at Spangdahlem

    The 52nd Fighter Wing hosted a multinational, large-force exercise Feb. 22-23, 2018, involving participants from several NATO countries. French, Dutch, German and Belgian aircrews flew multiple scenarios alongside American forces in what is planned to be a monthly undertaking designed to improve integration and communication among the NATO allies, said U.S. Air Force Capt. Tiffany Fjelsted, 52nd Operations Support Squadron chief of intelligence, weapons and tactics.
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