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  • 52nd FW loads live assests

    Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing participated in an ADM-160C Miniature Air-Launched Decoy, or MALD, and AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface-Standoff-Missile, or JASSM, generation exercise at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, April 27, 2021.
  • Poland-based GSU: The few that help so many

    The 52nd Operations Group, Detachment 1, is a geographically separated unit, located at Lask Air Base in Poland. Their mission is to foster bilateral ties, enhance regional security and increase interoperability among NATO allies through combined training exercises with periodic rotational aircraft.
  • Spangdahlem Airmen practice ACE concepts in Poland

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, takes off during a joint Agile Combat Employment exercise at Łask Air Base, Poland, April 20, 2021. The exercise, which brings together aircraft from the 492nd Fighter Squadron, part of the 48th Fighter Wing from RAF Lakenheath, England, and the
  • Sabers first in USAFE to reach ACE IOC

    Spangdahlem Air Base was the first wing in United States Air Forces in Europe to announce Agile Combat Employment Initial Operational Capability April 23, six months ahead of schedule.
  • 52nd Fighter Wing sees Airmen become Guardians

    Twelve Airmen from the 52nd Communications Squadron have transitioned into the United States Space Force as of February. The 52nd CS is one of various agencies around Spangdahlem Air Base that has seen its members cross over into the new service branch as part of a program that first initiated in 2020.
  • 702nd MUNSS Airmen win Hennessy Award

    The 702nd Munitions Support Squadron Military Support Flight was recognized for their efforts by receiving the Hennessy Award.
  • 52nd FW provides mobile CBRN training to 702nd MUNSS

    Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing delivered mobile chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training to the 702nd Munitions Support Squadron April 13-14.
  • The 52nd Fighter Wing: An 'Outstanding' Unit

    Several members assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing might find themselves needing to update their ribbon rack as the wing was just awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award due to the exceptional service of Airman assigned to the 52nd FW between Jan. 1, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2019. According to Air Force Personnel Center, the Outstanding Unit Award “is awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units that have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service or outstanding achievement that clearly sets that unit about and apart from similar units.”
  • 480th FS participates in multi-national exercise over North Sea

    Airmen and aircraft from the 52nd Fighter Wing participated in a Point Blank 21-02, a multinational air superiority exercise across various air spaces in the European theater April 6-9.
  • 52nd MXS Maintenance Flight Wins Again!

    The 52nd Maintenance Squadron Maintenance Flight has won the 52nd Fighter Wing Flight Safety Award.