Country: United States Region: Overseas
Latitude: 49° 26' 23" N Longitude: 7° 35' 48" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
49°26'24"N 7°35'49"E Ramstein airbase
Built by US forces in 1952 as part of the Truman Doctrine, extending NATO forces in former W-Germany.
During the Cold War Ramstein had a considerably stockpile of nuclear weapons but in 2007 these have been removed.
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Main air mobility hub for US forces in W-Europe.
- USAF Expeditionary Center, Air Mobility Command
-- 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing
-- 435th Air Ground Operations Wing
Future: 100 ARW (KC-135) will be relocated from Mildenhall (UK) to Ramstein.
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