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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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Employment Opportunities

There are different source of employment at Spangdahlem Air Base. Keep in mind however that there are fewer options here than at  your typical an overseas environment. If you are interested in working for DoDEA, information related to teaching positions can be found at www.dodea.edu Information related to support positions can be found on USAJobs.

Further Sources of Employment

Defense Commissary Agency (DECA)
Applicants interested in commissary positions located on Army, Air Force and Navy installations in Europe and the Far East may search and apply for jobs at USA Jobs.

When submitting your application on USA Jobs, you will be re-directed to the Army Civilian Service website  where you'll create a resume and profile. When applying, you must upload your supporting documentation to verify your eligibility. For example, if you are applying as a military spouse preference, you must upload your spouse's PCS orders. If you do not upload your supporting documentation, you will not be referred for positions.

You may also contact store management directly at any commissary where you desire employment.

Department of Defense Schools (DODEA)
DoDEA hires locally for positions including teachers' aides, substitute teachers and administration personnel. Application packages can be obtained in-person from any of the schools on the installation. Occasionally DODEA hires family members in educator positions for the schools.

DoD Dependent's School
ATTN: Personnel Dept.
PSC 79 Box 3, APO 09724
DSN: 314-365-9431
Comm: 00322-720-9431

Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF)
The 52nd Force Support Squadron consists of both military and civilian employees whose common goal is to provide a variety of morale, welfare, and recreation opportunities to the men and women of the U.S. military and their dependents. Non-Appropriated Funds offers a range of job opportunities in child care, food service, clerical and more. Qualifications will vary depending on the job for which you are applying.

For more information on local employment, email the career focus program at 52mss.dpfall@spangdahlem.af.mil.
DSN: 314-452-6397
Comm: 011-49-6565-61-6397

Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
To apply online for a position with AAFES Spangdahlem, visit http://www.applymyexchange.com.

Human Resources Office
Comm: 011-49-6565-93-3203 / 3193

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