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Featured Fact Sheet:  USAFE

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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  • Lodging

    Make temporary lodging arrangements as far ahead of your arrival as possible. There is no guarantee a temporary living facility or hotel room will be available when you arrive at Spangdahlem. The TLFs tend to fill up quickly, particularly during high PCS season. Individuals or families may be

  • Marienhausklinik Bitburg

    The Marienhausklinik Bitburg is located at Krankenhaus-strasse 1, 54634 Bitburg, Germany. The Marienhausklinik, formally known as the Clemens-August-Krankenhaus, offers 24/7 emergency services. These services are provided along the following specialty lines ambulatory surgery, internal medicine and

  • Mission Partners

    726th Air Mobility Squadron & Passenger TerminalSquadron Summary The 726th Air Mobility Squadron executes Rapid Global Mobility with safe, reliable Enroute support, including specialties in aircraft maintenance, passenger and fleet services supporting US Transportation Command’s global mission. The

  • Pets

     Pets in Germany Germany has implemented a dangerous dog law that prohibits the breeding or trade of "dangerous dogs." Dogs with a history of attacking or biting people can also fall under this new law. "Dangerous dogs" may not be imported to Germany under any circumstances. Already the attempt to

  • Post Office

    Mail or fax a copy of your orders to your sponsor and they will take it to the post office to set up a P.O. Box for you.You can use the P.O. Box to start forwarding your mail, especially items like magazines that need up to several weeks lead time for an address change.If you are sending any

  • POV Shipping/Vehicle Registration Information

    ShippingYour vehicle will be shipped directly in to the Spangdahlem AB vehicle processing center. Before pick up from the VPC, the vehicle must be registered with the 52nd Security Forces Squadron Pass and Registration, Vehicle Registration.You must have a valid USAREUR license to register vehicles.

  • Prohibited Hazardous Materials/Articles Aboard Aircraft

    Hazardous materials include many common items from your home, workshop, or garage which because of the physical or chemical properties can pose a danger during air transportation. The following is a partial list common items that are strictly forbidden in carry-on or checked baggage: - Mace, tear

  • Renting a car in Europe

     Have Valid I.D.There are many options of car rental companies both on and off Spangdahlem AB. To rent a vehicle on base, you need a valid USAREUR driver's license. Businesses outside the installation require that you have a valid U.S. license and an international driver's permit. This official

  • Reporting a Sexual Assault - What you need to know

    Definition of Sexual AssaultSexual assault is criminal conduct that falls well below the standards that America expects of its men and women in uniform and is a direct violation of our Air Force Core Values.Sexual Assault: Intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, threats,

  • Road Conditions

    Road Condition ExplanationsCondition Green: Roads may have hazardous spots, therefore, exercise caution and Operational Risk Management (ORM). There is no delay in reporting for duty. Condition Amber: Road conditions are hazardous due to slush, snow, or ice patches and/or there is decreased

52nd Fighter Wing

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Mission: Deliver Airpower options to deter and combat aggression.

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 history

   Spangdahlem 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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   The 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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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