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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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  • Spouse Information

    If you're a spouse headed to Spangdahlem, welcome! We have a number of programs to support you and help ease your transition into a great tour in Germany.If you've been "married to the military" for less than five years, make sure you register for Heart Link at the 52nd Force Support Squadrairman and family readiness center as soon as you arrive.
  • St. Elisabeth Krankenhaus

    The St. Elisabeth Krankenhaus is located at Koblenzer strasse 91, Wittlich, Germany. The St. Elisabeth Krankenhaus offers 24/7 Emergency Services. It can treat a wide range of trauma, surgical, internal medicine, OB/GYN, and pediatric emergencies (maintains a pediatrics ward with pediatrician on staff 24/7). For more information: * Call -- 06571150
  • STATUS OF FORCES AGREEMENT

    The legal status of Americans stationed in Germany is governed by special international agreements including the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. People stationed at overseas bases or posts must remember German laws apply to them, too. To protect yourself, know what rights you have as an American. Whether German authorities exercise their right of
  • TRADITIONS AND FESTIVALS

    In addition to many German customs, you will discover many traditions and festivals to participate in. Everyone hears about the Munich "Oktoberfest" - it takes place in September, not in October. Here in the Eifel, wine festivals are the tradition. The annual Bernkastel-Kues winefest will give you an opportunity to see German tradition at its best
  • Unaccompanied Baggage

    Unaccompanied baggage is shipped airfreight to Germany. Typically your unaccompanied baggage will be available to you within 35 to 60 days of shipment. Check with your transportation office for your authorized weight allowance and ensure that your baggage is under that weight. Overweight unaccompanied baggage may not be able to be shipped via air,
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteers are appreciated in our community and are celebrated throughout the year. Because of the limited employment opportunities, volunteering may be a great option for spouses or family members to become acquainted and involved with the community. Volunteering will also help you learn new skills, maintain skills that you already posses, and
  • Wing History

    History of the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
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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 top 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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