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  • F-22 Raptor Hot Pit refuel at Spangdahlem

    Airmen assigned to the 90th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Airmen the 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, conducted a hot-pit refuel of an F-22 Raptor at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 27, 2022. The aircraft is currently deployed to the 32nd Tactical Air Base, Łask, Poland to increase the

  • 3rd Annual candlelight vigil & ruck

    Members of Spangdahlem hold candles in honor of those impacted by suicide, domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 30, 2022. The stories of victims affected were read during the lighting of candles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Imani

  • USAFE Commander visits Spangdahlem

    Col. Leslie Hauck, 52nd Fighter Wing commander (right), presents General James Hecker, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa commander, a map of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 27, 2022, here. Hecker visited Spangdahlem AB to tour the 52 FW and learn more about its support to

  • Spangdahlem Aircrew conduct Night flying

    Airman 1st Class John Esquivel, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, inspects an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 21, 2022. The combat readiness of an aircraft is established by dedicated crew chiefs, alongside other Airmen of different Air

  • Strength and Support in Seeking Help

    Since 2008, September has been nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, encouraging connectedness, education and engagement within the community.

  • Spangdahlem honors POW/MIA

    Airman 1st Class Jarrett Kim, 52nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanic, runs with the POW/MIA flag in honor of imprisoned U.S. service members and those currently missing in action, Sept. 15, 2022, on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Approximately 82,000 Americans remain

  • 52nd SFS demonstrates nighttime readiness

    52nd Security Forces Squadron members participate in an exercise to bolster nighttime readiness on the flight line at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 12, 2022. The Air Force must bolster critical infrastructure defense to ensure it can generate combat capability to support the joint fight.

  • Off-duty Airman aids Ukrainian cyclist after vehicle accident

    A U.S. Air Force Airman stationed at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, provided care to a Ukrainian woman who was struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle Aug. 14 in Heinsburg, Germany. Senior Airman Jaclyn Pearsall, 852nd Medical Squadron flight and operational medical technician, was at a

  • 52nd FW jets first active-duty F-16s to receive AESA radars

    The 480th Fighter Squadron is now the first active-duty Air Force F-16CM fighter squadron to bring their fleet of fighter jets into a new era of aerial dominance with the completion of its active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar system upgrades, which provides a massive leap in combat