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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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  • Education

    Children, Youth EducationDepartment of Defense Dependent's Schools operates schools on Spangdahlem Air Base with classes ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade. The elementary schools are for grades K-4, the middle schools are for grades 5-8, and the high school is for grades 9-12 and is now located on-base pending the completion of the new
  • Employment Opportunities

    There are different source of employment for spouses in Spangdahlem, however, keep in mind these options are more limited in an overseas environment. Spouses arriving at Spangdahlem will receive spouse preference. Please keep in mind that this preference can only be used once. This applies to Civil Service, non-appropriated funds, AAFES, and DODEA.
  • Energy: Utilities in Germany

    Utilities are more expensive in Germany than in the United States. Additionally, utilities are paid in local currency, the Euro, which means costs will vary based on the exchange rate. Bills are much different in Germany than in the United States; here, you may pay monthly or quarterly depending on the utility. If you are living off-base, members

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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