U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, visits Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2022. The 52nd Fighter Wing continues to play a key role in NATO’s Enhanced Air Policing mission by hosting fifth generation aircraft, aerial refueling
Two U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft assigned to the Electronic Attack Squadron 134 patrol airspace over Northern Poland in support of NATO’s Enhanced Air Policing mission, May 6, 2022. The VAQ 134 has been deployed to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, since March 28, 2022,
Explore the Eifel is a yearly event to introduce the Spangdahlem community to the local area.
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, arrive at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, April 30, 2022. The F-16 aircraft as well as personnel and support equipment from the 480th FS were at Fetesti Air Base, Romania, since early February 2022 in an effort to
U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fifth generation fighter aircraft, assigned to the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing, arrive at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 02, 2022. As part of NATO’s plan to bolster its collective defense posture, the Vermont Air National Guard team will take
In the wake of increased security concerns along NATO’s Eastern flank, the 52nd Fighter Wing did what it does best – deployed hundreds of multi-capable Airmen to support operations with hardly a moment’s notice.Though calling the situation stressful for the planning team hardly does it justice, two
Six F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base’s 510th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron have arrived at Fetesti Air Base, Romania, April 29, to replace members of Spangdahlem Air Base’s 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron.