Author Archives: cruano

Geilenkirchen Haunted House open Oct. 30-31

The scares are even better than last year; The Haunted House Team at Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base has done it again! This year’s theme is The Evil Dead. The house is comprised of three closed school buildings, with over 19 … Continue reading

Posted in Spangdahlem |

U.S., Portuguese airmen team up for helicopter unload

Beja Air Base, Portugal, is abuzz with activity as nearly 3,000 service members and 40 aircraft from nine NATO and allied nations take part in Exercise Trident Juncture 2015. It was hard to decide which unit to cover first, as … Continue reading

Posted in 52nd Fighter Wing, Mission Support, Operation Atlantic Resolve, Spangdahlem, Theater Security Package |

That’s a big gas spill

Water starts gushing out of a fire hose, and victims lay on the ground. First responders are about to have a crazy morning. The fire department receives a phone call, possibly for another crisis they’ll have to extinguish. “Exercise Exercise … Continue reading

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I was achin’ for some bacon

 Pig fest, a German celebration held in Wittlich, was incredible! Legend says that Wittlich was once a walled fortress and a guard was in charge of securing the gates to protect the people from attackers.            … Continue reading

Posted in Relationships, Spangdahlem |

‘Building partnership’ is music to our ears

Many people join their nation’s military to keep their country safe and preserve their way of life. In doing so, they may serve as pilots flying on aircraft through enemy territory, technicians ensuring logistical and intelligence delivery gets to the … Continue reading

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SecDef visits Av-Det, applauds Airmen for commitment to U.S.-Poland partnership

The snow, wind and cold could not bring down the excitement had by U.S. and Polish Airmen at Powidz Air Base on Jan. 31, 2014. The U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was coming to town to visit with Aviation … Continue reading

Posted in Av-Det Poland, Spangdahlem |