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Spangdahlem’s own 480th Fighter Squadron was awarded the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander’s Trophy for Outstanding Fighter Squadron on Sept 13, 2017. The “Warhawks” have come out on top among all other USAFE fighter wings in such areas as aircrew training, ground/flying safety and direct
Cadet 2nd Class Preston Roche, Air Force Academy student, talks with a pilot from the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 5, 2017. The cadets visited several different squadrons around base to help give them a better understanding of the operational Air Force and help them
The 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s Avionics Shop here underwent a Combat Shield evaluation March 20–24. A Combat Shield evaluation team from the 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, conducted the annual inspection to gauge the effectiveness of the threat-detection
Congratulations to the following 36 Senior Airmen from Class 17-A who graduated from the Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership School at Club Eifel on base Dec. 1st, 2016.
Spangdahlem Air Base has much to show, and even much more in store, almost six months after receiving the Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence Award for its outstanding and innovative efforts in maintaining a U.S. military installation.
Hundreds of families reunited with Airmen assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during the squadron’s return to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Oct. 12, 2016. Approximately 300 of the Airmen, who serve in flight, maintenance or support roles for the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter
Aviation Detachment 16-3, a bilateral training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve involving U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Polish air forces, kicked off June 6, here.