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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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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 Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) as soon as you arrive. This one-day program is a fantastic way to learn about life in the military and your benefits.

The A&FRC can also assist with volunteering opportunities, employment search and connecting you with the great resources and fun activities awaiting you here.

For more information on Key Spouse, Employment/ Volunteer opportunities and other resources please email the A&FRC at 52fss.fsh.center@us.af.mil or call DSN 452-6422/ COMM 06565-61-6422.

A comprehensive information resource can be found by visiting Spangdahlem's Military Homefront website.

Check out what the Spangdahlem Officer's and Civilian Spouses Club and Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Member's Club are doing.

Browse through the Air Force's Spouse Support website.

Visit the A&FRC webpage https://www.52fss.com/airman-family-readiness-center and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/52DFSSAFRC/ for our most up to date information and list of current events.

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