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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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    Germany has a lot of laws and rules that are sometimes difficult for us to understand, but if you know the reason why it is that way perhaps it will be easier to live with. Germany is about the size of Oregon with a population of about 80 million people (1/3 the population of the US). They must have laws in order to live so close together
  • Getting Here

    To Spangdahlem from Frankfurt International Airport1. Exit the airport and follow the signs direction Weisbaden Autobahn A-3 2. Stay on Autobahn A-3 direction Koblenz 3. Once in the vesting of Koblenz you need to take the Koblenz Autobahn A-48 exit 4. Stay on Autobahn A-48 direction Trier 5. Take the Burgweiler/Wittlich exit #11 to A-60, Bitburg 6.
  • Getting your Driver’s License

    Requirements to DriveDrivers must have a U.S. Army Europe driver's license to drive in Germany, no exception. An international driver's permit alone does not give you authority to operate a USAREUR-plated vehicle. Additionally, you cannot legally drive a rental car while you wait for your vehicle to arrive without a USAREUR driver's license.All
  • Household Goods Shipment

    Shipment As you prepare to pack for your new assignment to Spangdahlem, you'll need to consider the differences that you'll encounter with housing space, storage space and electricity. House SizeSome German houses and apartments have smaller rooms, hallways and staircases than what you are accustomed to stateside. Therefore, you may have trouble
  • How to Get Around

    On-Base TransportationThere are various methods of getting around on base, even without a car. BicyclesBikes can be ridden on base, but proper safety equipment, such as helmets, must be worn. Cyclers are not permitted to ride their bikes on sidewalks.Driving YourselfIf you are stationed at Spangdahlem, you must have a USAREUR driver's license and
  • In-Processing

    First Stop upon arrival will be to your unit’s Commander’s Support Staff.  Your CSS will initiate your unit’s in-processing and will schedule your Finance In-Processing appointment.  All military members are REQUIRED to complete their Finance In-Processing appointment within 5 duty days of arrival.Finance In-Processing takes place at 8 a.m. every
  • Inspector General

    What is the Inspector General? In the 52nd Fighter Wing, the inspector general serves as a grievance channel. We provide a place for people to bring a complaint when they see no other way to fix their problem. When we receive a complaint, our job is to dig into the facts surrounding that issue to get to the truth of the matter. We like to say that
  • Klinikum Mutterhaus der Borromaerinnen

    The Klinikum Mutterhaus der Borromaerinnen (Trier Mutterhaus) is located at Feldstrasse 16, 54290 Trier, Germany. The Trier Mutterhaus offers 24/7 Emergency Services; specializing in pediatric emergency care. It has a dedicated pediatric emergency room supported by pediatric wards specializing in child/adolescent surgery, neurology, intensive care,
  • Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder

    The Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder (Trier Bruderhaus) is located at Nordallee 1, Trier, Germany. The Trier Bruderhaus offers 24/7 emergency services, a comprehensive array of emergency services and has been designated by German authorities as the official state center for emergency care in Rhine-land Palatine. A teaching hospital and medical

    Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is located at Dr. Hitzelberger Straße, 66849 Landstuhl, Germany.  LRMC is the largest American hospital outside the United States that provides primary and tertiary (specialized) care, hospitalization and medical treatment for more than 52,000 local American military personnel and their families. It also provides

Base Personnel

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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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