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Newcomers Information

Newcomer’s Orientation is held every other Wednesdays from 0745 to 1500 at Club Eifel, building 500. Due to current restrictions, seats are limited, call your A&FRC at DSN 452-6422 to register!

Before Arrival Information

Travel Guidance

Stay up to date with the latest Covid travel guidance and German entry requirements by visiting and

Safety Brief

Information for Local Conditions Safety Brief

The Local Conditions Safety Brief must be completed prior to obtaining the USAREUR Driver’s License. Opportunities to complete the Local Conditions Safety Brief include:

· At the Wing Safety Building (bldg. 217) every Friday (not including holidays) at 0900. Call 452-7233 to register.

· During Newcomers Orientation held every Wednesday from 0730-1500at Club Eifel (bldg. 500). Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 452-6422 to register.

Registration is required for all members and participants regardless of preferred opportunity.

Rental Cars


Upon arriving to Spangdahlem, you may need or choose to rent a vehicle. This will help when looking for homes, settling in, or exploring the area while you wait for your car to arrive. Below are a list of car rental places to get you started. They are not endorsed or affiliated with Spangdahlem Air Base.

Most of the local and rental cars in the Spangdahlem area are manual, we recommend that you obtain training prior to arrival in Germany as options can be limited.


SIXT - Monday - Saturday 9am-7pm

Phone: 06371-613462


Europcar Bitburg - 06561.94.6445 -
Europcar Wittlich - 06571.3337 -

Pet Requirements

Pet Friendly TLF

Pet-friendly TLF needs to be arranged PRIOR to arriving at Spangdahlem. Click Read More to contact Eifel Arms Inn.

Saber Pet Lodge Information

If TLF does not have any pet-friendly rooms available, the Saber Pet Lodge can help with boarding.
Contact them below as soon as you have an estimated arrival date; they book up fast!

Cat & Dog Vaccination Requirements


  • Rabies
  • Feline Distemper
  • Feline Leukemia
    *Feline leukemia must be given 14 days or more prior to check-in.


  • Rabies
  • Distemper
  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
    *Bordetella must be given 14 days or more prior to check-in.


Sponsorship Training

Before you know it, you will feel right at home at Spangdahlem Air Base and it will be your turn to sponsor an inbound Airman. We know a welcoming face and voice of experience offers much more than a briefing memo ever can!

The A&FRC is here to help you be an outstanding sponsor through sponsorship training happening every month!



All accompanied personnel must report to the 52d Housing Management Office to complete a housing brief and establish house hunting guidelines.

Failure to report may affect Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA) payment.


Unaccompanied personnel must contact their leadership and/or Dorm Manager to ensure they meet the criteria to live off-base or in the dorms.

Off-Base Housing

Do not start house hunting prior to visiting the Housing Office.

The Housing Office will provide critical information and a brief on your Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA). They will also provide the most accurate information on your rent cap, as it differs based upon dependents and rank.

Helpful house-hunting resources include, Spangdahlem Bookoo, and various Facebook pages.

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Airman and Family Readiness Center

Building 307

Opening Hours

  • Monday-Friday
    0800 - 1600
  • Family Days
  • Weekends & US Holidays

Tel: 06565-61-6422
DSN: 452-6422