U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron land afterroutine flight training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2020. The 480th FSprovides expeditionary combat capability in the suppression of enemy air defense mission,as well as close air support, air
Members from the 52nd Maintenance Squadron fuel-systems section familiarized base augmentees with performing a nestable fuel-tank build up at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 24, 2020.
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
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker with the 191st Air Refueling Squadron from Salt Lake City, Utah, awaits civil leader guests to board before a refueling mission at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 26, 2016. The tanker arrived Sept. 17th to train with Spangdahlem’s F-16 Fighting Falcons,
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.