U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron land afterroutine flight training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2020. The 480th FSprovides expeditionary combat capability in the suppression of enemy air defense mission,as well as close air support, air
Members from the 52nd Maintenance Squadron fuel-systems section familiarized base augmentees with performing a nestable fuel-tank build up at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb. 24, 2020.
Spangdahlem’s own 480th Fighter Squadron was awarded the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander’s Trophy for Outstanding Fighter Squadron on Sept 13, 2017. The “Warhawks” have come out on top among all other USAFE fighter wings in such areas as aircrew training, ground/flying safety and direct
Senior Airman Thriston Noel, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise over Latvia, June 7, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting this exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s
General Tod Wolters, commander of United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, visited the Hungarian Defence Force’s 59th Air Base, Hungary, as part of a Distinguished Visitor Day, recognizing the efforts of six regional partners during Exercise Load Diffuser 2017 on Fri., June 2.
The U.S. Air Force, along with its Polish counterparts officially kicked off flying operations in Poland for exercise Baltic Operations 2016, June 6, here.