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6 Facts About Ramstein Air Base

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Ramstein Air Base is a United States Air Force base in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in southwestern Germany.

The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe.

Ramstein Air Base - Planes and More by historyfan95

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It serves as headquarters for the United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa and also for NATO Allied Air Command.

The United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa is a United States Air Force major command and a component command of both United States European Command and United States Africa Command.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.

The Allied Air Command is the central command of all NATO air forces and the Commander Allied Air Command is the prime air advisor to the Alliance.

Driving to Ramstein AFB, Germany. by 559redbull

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Ramstein is located near the town of Ramstein-Miesenbach, in the rural district of Kaiserslautern.

Ramstein-Miesenbach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, adjacent to the US Ramstein Air Base.

Kaiserslautern is a city in southwest Germany, located in the Bundesland of Rhineland-Palatinate at the edge of the Palatinate Forest.

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The Air Base is used to coordinate and execute most of the United States global drone program.

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The east gate of Ramstein Air Base is about 16 kilometres from Kaiserslautern.

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Other nearby civilian communities include Ramstein-Miesenbach, just outside the base's west gate, and Landstuhl, about 3 miles from the west gate.

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