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  • 52nd SFS trains with Raven for first time at Spangdahlem

    The 52nd Security Forces Squadron conducted flight trainings of the Small Unmanned Aerial System RQ-11B Raven for the first time at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 9-11, 2020.
  • MAGNUM: 52nd AMXS keeps F-16s flying, supports regional deterrence, security

    When the pilots of the 480th Fighter Squadron finish flying their F-16 Fighting Falcons for the day, the work of the men and women of the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron begins.
  • COVID-19 discussed during 52nd MDG table-top exercise

    Members from the 52nd Medical Group and host-nation partners convened for a table-top exercise on the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and their preventive and reactive actions at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 26, 2020.Ranks ranging from Airmen 1st Class to colonel attended, representing each section of the 52nd MDG while they discussed the
  • Sabers compete in annual load crew competition

    Two U.S. Air Force load crews from the 52nd Maintenance Group stand ready to begin the annual weapons load crew competition in Hangar 1 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Jan. 17, 2020. Load crews are not only tested on how fast they can load weapons onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon but also on their individual dress and appearance, written knowledge
  • 52d FW conducts ACE exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing hold orders while waiting to leave for a simulated deployment at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 17, 2019. They participated in an Agile Combat Employment exercise, a developing concept of operations intended to ensure U.S. Air Forces in Europe are ready for potential contingencies. (U.S. Air
  • Spangdahlem AB F-16s participate in Allied Combat Lethality Exercise

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, takes off at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 10, 2019. Spangdahlem F-16s participated in an Allied Combat Lethality Exercise with the Polish air force to enhance NATO partner capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valerie Seelye)
  • 480th EFS improves interoperability, strategic partnerships at Blue Flag 2019

    Members of the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, deployed to Uvda Air Base, Israel, to participate in Blue Flag 2019, a multinational exercise, from Nov. 3 to 14, 2019.
  • Lt. Gen. Basham visits Blue Flag 2019

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Deputy Commander, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, left, speaks with members of the 52nd Fighter Wing during Blue Flag 2019 at Uvda Air Base, Israel, November 12, 2019. Approximately 250 service members from the 52nd FW deployed to Israel to participate in the training
  • Blue Flag 2019 builds strategic partnerships, provides tactical training

    Twelve F-16C Fighting Falcons and approximately 250 Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, deployed to build strategic partnerships and complete aerial tactical training exercises through participation in exercise Blue Flag 2019 in Uvda Air Base, Israel starting on November 3, 2019.
  • Pilots of Blue Flag 2019: Multinational knights of the air

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Kaleb Jenkins, 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot and 52nd Fighter Wing Blue Flag project officer, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, poses for a photograph in front of an F-16C Fighting Falcon during Blue Flag 2019 at Uvda Air Base, Israel, November 7, 2019. Approximately 250 Airmen from Spangdahlem AB