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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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Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base) News

Sabers honor fallen security forces Airmen

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May 16, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

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.
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German medical providers tour base

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May 16, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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52nd SFS hosts National Police Week decathlon

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May 15, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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German Medical Probiders Tour Spangdahlem Air Base

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May 15, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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Super Saber Performer

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May 15, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

Rank / Name: Senior Airman Patrick Gilbert

Unit: 52nd Communications Squadron

Duty title: Communications Security (COMSEC) accountant

Hometown: Bitburg, Germany

Years in Service: 4.5

Why joined: Family tradition

Family: Father, mother and brother

Hobbies: Snowboarding, surfing, working out and traveling
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Retreat ceremony honors fallen defenders

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May 14, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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PCS season: Are you ready?

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May 13, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

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.
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Eifel to Eiffel challenges Airmen

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May 13, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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US, Poland integrate air forces

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May 13, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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Local scouts keep Eifel clean

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May 12, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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Spangdahlem rucks in remembrance

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May 12, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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Saber family members stick together

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May 9, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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Chief Grengs: Goodbye Sabers

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May 9, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

The outgoing 52nd Fighter Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Matt Grengs, gives a final goodbye to the Saber Nation.


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Sabers celebrate National Police Week

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May 9, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

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:

May 12:
8 a.m. at the base track--Security Forces Memorial Ruck March (POC: Staff Sgt. Ryan Wiese, Staff Sgt. Phillip Fox 452-6511/2929)

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AMS inspects for success

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May 8, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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