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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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52nd Medical Group

52d Medical Group

Group Summary

The 52nd Medical Group supports the 52nd Fighter Wing’s mission of providing full spectrum airpower to joint and allied commanders. 52 MDG provides quality medical and dental services to nearly 9,500 beneficiaries at Spangdahlem Air Base and  4 geographically separated units, or GSUs.

Subordinate Units

The 52nd Medical Group (52 MDG) is organized into four squadrons and group staff:

The 52nd Medical Group Staff is comprised of the Command Section, Medical Management (Case, Utilization and Disease Management), the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), Group Practice Management, Quality Services and Education & Training.

The 52nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron (52 OMRS) provides care to optimize combat capabilities of the 52 FW and associated Geographically Separated Units by providing aeromedical, occupational and preventive health support to our beneficiaries. Services include Flight Medicine, Public Health, Optometry, Health Promotions, Dental, Bioenvironmental Engineering and Aerospace Physiology.

The 52nd Health Care Operations Squadron (52 HCOS) provides comprehensive primary care and limited referral and space-available subspecialty care to TRICARE-enrollees. Available services include: Acupuncture, Allergy & Immunizations, Ambulance Services (24/7 medical response), Family Advocacy, Family Health, Mental Health, Minor Surgical Procedures, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Preventive Health, Substance Abuse Counseling and Women’s Health. Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) provides evaluation and coordination of Early Intervention Services and related services, as mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

The 52nd Medical Support Squadron (52 MDSS) supports healthcare delivery by managing a group budget of $13 million and manpower programs for 314 staff members. Patient services provided include: Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, TRICARE Operations & Patient Administration and Resource Management. Additional services include: Logistics, Readiness, Information Systems and Personnel Administration.

Contact Information

Appointment Line: DSN 314-452-8333 or 06565-61-8333

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AFMS.Spangdahlem.52.Medical.Group

EFMP information: www.spangdahlem.af.mil/EFMP

Unit Mailing Address:  52 MDG, Unit 3690, APO AE 09126-3690

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