The 52nd Fighter Wing — Spangdahlem Air Base’s host wing — maintains, deploys and employs F-16CJ and A/OA-10 aircraft and TPS-75 radar systems in support of NATO and the national defense directives. The wing supports the Supreme Allied Commander Europe with mission-ready personnel and systems providing expeditionary air power. The wing also supports contingencies and operations other than war.
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While families are asleep on a cold night in their warm on-base houses, 52nd Security Forces Squadron defenders bundle up to keep the gate secure. They work long hours to patrol the perimeter and ensure the base is safe. Security forces Airmen do what they must, often at the expense of missed birthdays, holidays, back-yard barbeques and nights with their families. While deployed, defenders are often outside the wire conducting patrols and posting security.
National Police Week is a week-long memorial to honor the lives of the men and women who keep Americans and their allies safe and to remember those who have died in the line of duty. Spangdahlem is wrapping up this year's celebration after a string of events. more...
The summer months may increase the number of people who will move to and from Spangdahlem.
There are many organizations that take a role in the out-processing procedure and help with the transition to a new location.
Before moving to another base, take a look at the out-processing checklist located on the virtual military personnel flight page. The checklist can be used as a guide to ensure all proper protocols are followed during the permanent change of station process. The member should be proactive with the moving process to provide a safe and easy transition. more...
The 2014 National Police Week kicks off at Spangdahlem May 12 with events leading to Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15. The week-long celebration honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and recognizes the service of base defenders.
Below is a list of events that can be found on Spangdahlem:
8 a.m. at the base track--Security Forces Memorial Ruck March (POC: Staff Sgt. Ryan Wiese, Staff Sgt. Phillip Fox 452-6511/2929)