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U.S. Air Forces in Europe, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is also the air component of the U.S. European Command, a Department of Defense unified command.
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  • CUSTOMS

    The legal status of U.S. service members stationed in Germany is governed by special international agreements, such as the NATO status of forces agreement. Active-duty service members and family members are governed differently under SOFA rules. Ensure you read through and familiarize yourself with the information on this website. If you have any
  • DETACHMENT 1, 52nd OPERATIONS GROUP

    The mission of Detachment 1 is to foster bilateral defense ties, enhance regional security, and increase interoperability among NATO allies through combined training exercises with periodic rotational aircraft. On June 13, 2011, the United States and Poland signed a Memorandum of Understanding, establishing a U.S. Air Force aviation detachment in
  • DEUTSCH-US BEZIEHUNGEN

    Ueber viele Jahre hinweg gibt es nunmehr ein bewegtes Zusammenleben zwischen den Militaerangehoerigen des Flugplatzes Spangdahlem und der umliegenden Bevoelkerung. Dieses enge, freundschaftliche Verhaeltnis mit der Bevoelkerung resultiert in erster Linie aus dem taeglichen Kontakt zwischen der amerikanischen Bevoelkerung und den deutschen Nachbarn.
  • Education

    Children, Youth EducationDepartment of Defense Dependent's Schools operates schools on Spangdahlem Air Base with classes ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade. The elementary schools are for grades K-4, the middle schools are for grades 5-8, and the high school is for grades 9-12 and is now located on-base pending the completion of the new
  • Employment Opportunities

    There are different source of employment for spouses in Spangdahlem, however, keep in mind these options are more limited in an overseas environment. Spouses arriving at Spangdahlem will receive spouse preference. Please keep in mind that this preference can only be used once. This applies to Civil Service, non-appropriated funds, AAFES, and DODEA.
  • Energy: Utilities in Germany

    Utilities are more expensive in Germany than in the United States. Additionally, utilities are paid in local currency, the Euro, which means costs will vary based on the exchange rate. Bills are much different in Germany than in the United States; here, you may pay monthly or quarterly depending on the utility. If you are living off-base, members
  • Finance

    Finance The 52d Comptroller Squadron Finance Operations Flight provides pay and entitlements support to military and civilian employees. Walk-in customer service hours are Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call DSN 314-452-6763 or email 52cpts.fmfc@us.af.mil. In-ProcessingFinance In-Processing
  • Finding A House

     The Spangdahlem Housing Office assists eligible service members and civilian employees in securing a home on the economy, or on the Air Base. AFI 32-6001 7.2.3. “The Housing Flight is the only installation agency authorized to provide housing referral and relocation services.”Accompanied members may choose to live in government-controlled quarters
  • First Term Airmen

    All first term airmen are required to attend the First Term Airmen's Center upon arrival at Spangdahlem. Courses are one week in length, and run semi-monthly. Immediately upon arrival, you'll attend the 52nd Force Support Squadron's Military Personnel in-processing, or Intro. Intro takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. While
  • Furnishings Management Office

    Planning what furniture to move to SpangdahlemEntitlements People moving to Spangdahlem AB on either accompanied or unaccompanied tours are authorized to ship their full weight allowance. Knowing that you are entitled to Full-JFTR is very important. With this entitlement, government furniture support is on a loaner-basis only. The government is
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Base Personnel

The Public Affairs office is unable to redirect calls or provide phone numbers. If searching for a phone number on base, call the base operator.

Calling from CONUS:
Comm: 011-49-6565-61-1110
DSN: 314-452-1110

Calling from Germany:
Comm: 06565-61-1110
DSN: 314-452-1110

52nd Fighter Wing

52nd Fighter WingMission

: Deliver Airpower Options to Deter and Combat Aggression in Order to Promote Regional Stability. The 52nd FW maintains, deploys and employs F-16CM Fighting Falcons in support of NATO and the national defense directives.

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Wing History

Base HistorySpangdahlem AB and the 52nd Fighter Wing have a rich history. The wing has seen many people and aircraft come and go throughout the years, but one thing remains the same. The 52nd has always been prepared to SEEK ATTACK DESTROY.
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aircraft: F-16

F-16 Fighting FalconThe F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations.
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