Monday, October 31, 2011
Civic authorities visit base, experience fighter wing mission
10/31/2011 - SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Capt. James Schmidt, 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, explains the rotation of the gun on an A-10 to members of Obere Kyll Area Administration during a tour here Oct. 28. The group is the administrative body for 14 communities within the Juenkerath area. The event included a tour of base housing, the 726th Air Mobility Squadron, an aircraft hanger, and the fire department. Members of the area administration learned more about the base, aircraft, and 52nd Fighter Wing mission helping develop partnership with the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Toon) Hi-res
Note: Pictured is A-10C 960 from the 81st Fighter Squadron.