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  • 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.
  • Senegalese Air Force senior leadership visit Spangdahlem, Ramstein

    Four Senegalese Air Force senior representatives visited both the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, February 11-16th, 2018.The group toured a wide variety of base facilities, offices, and professional education centers to get an idea of how the US Air Force develops its
  • 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.
  • Spangdahlem Safety office introduces Chainbreaker Award

    The 52nd Fighter Wing Safety office recently implemented an award program to recognize individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the safety of the community. According to Lt. Col. Shaun Bellamy, 52nd FW chief of safety, the “Chainbreaker” Award – named for the “breaker” of the chain of events that often leads to a mishap – honors those who advance the Saber safety culture and highlights their contribution to the mission.
  • The best never rest: 480th Fighter Squadron, pilot win top USAFE honors

    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 operations support. Not only did the Warhawks take home
  • Pitsenbarger ALS class 17-A graduates

    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.
  • Ready, set, load! 52nd AMXS load crews compete

    Evaluators observe Staff Sgt. Daniel Vazquez, left, and Airman 1st Class Christian Edson, right, both 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft weapons systems specialist, as Edson positions the MJ-IC jammer boom during the 52nd Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Quarter competition Nov. 10, 2016. The load crew competition required two teams
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