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480th Deployment

Airmen from Spangdahlem Air Base’s 480th Fighter Squadron deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of contingency operations April 7, 2013. The 480th FS is deploying for approximately six months to provide air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack capabilities. “I’m looking … Continue reading

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Combat training

Crack, crack, crack. A whirlwind of excitement and confusion spurred around the camp. Gunfire echoed through the tents as the Airmen scrambled to find cover. They peered out from the safety of makeshift bunkers as they searched for the source … Continue reading

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