Category Archives: Av-Det Poland

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

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Av-Det: Lox is Key

Another day down at Detachment 1, 52nd Operations Group in Poland. The pilots use a lot of oxygen while performing their joint training, and it’s up to the maintenance Airmen to refill the tanks. That’s where Airman 1st Class Daniel … Continue reading

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Av-Det Rotation 13-2

The first rotation of U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 176th Fighter Squadron, 115th Fighter Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, recently arrived at Lask Air Base, Poland. More than 90 men and women from the 115th FW … Continue reading

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Exercise Screaming Eagle V

Spangdahlem’s Aviation Detachment 1, 52nd Operations Group hosts the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for its first Av-Det rotation/exercise to Poland. Read more about the Av-Det here.

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New Addition

Spangdahlem Air Base activated a U.S. Aviation Detachment (AV DET) at Lask Air Base Nov. 9, 2012. The 52nd Operations Group Detachment 1 will be an enduring presence with 10 Airmen, but U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and C-130 … Continue reading

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