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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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  • GERMAN CULTURE, LAWS AND RULES

    Germany has a lot of laws and rules that are sometimes difficult for us to understand, but if you know the reason why it is that way perhaps it will be easier to live with. Germany is about the size of Oregon with a population of about 80 million people (1/3 the population of the US). They must have laws in order to live so close together
  • Getting Here

    To Spangdahlem from Frankfurt International Airport1. Exit the airport and follow the signs direction Weisbaden Autobahn A-3 2. Stay on Autobahn A-3 direction Koblenz 3. Once in the vesting of Koblenz you need to take the Koblenz Autobahn A-48 exit 4. Stay on Autobahn A-48 direction Trier 5. Take the Burgweiler/Wittlich exit #11 to A-60, Bitburg 6.
  • Getting your Driver’s License

    Requirements to DriveDrivers must have a U.S. Army Europe driver's license to drive in Germany, no exception. An international driver's permit alone does not give you authority to operate a USAREUR-plated vehicle. Additionally, you cannot legally drive a rental car while you wait for your vehicle to arrive without a USAREUR driver's license.All
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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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