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Ramstein MS: Our Community

Welcome to Ramstein Air Base!

Ramstein is one of over a dozen military installations in the area, making up the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

Ramstein Air Base, Germany, serves as headquarters for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and is also a North Atlantic Treaty Organization installation.

The host unit at Ramstein is the 86th Airlift Wing, whose mission is to conduct USAFE's only airlift, airdrop and aeromedical evacuation operations flying the C-20H, C-21, C-37, C-40B and C-130J aircraft, as well as provide combat airlift and operate the Air Force's premier installation to enable and assure strategic capabilities.

In addition to USAFE and the NATO Allied Air Component Command Headquarters, the following units reside on Ramstein: 3rd Air Force;the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing (USAFE's first wing solely dedicated to supporting battlefield Airmen);the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing (providing Air Mobility Command's command and control, en route maintenance support, and air transportation services for theater and strategic air mobility missions in Europe and Southwest Asia);and a variety of tenant organizations.

As a NATO installation Ramstein is home to 21 other NATO countries as well, with German, Canadian, British, French, Belgian, and Dutch forces making up the bulk of them.

Ramstein Air Base Page

Click to visit official Ramstein Air Base webpage.  Ramstein Air Base is part of the Kaiserslautern Military Community and serves as headquarters for U.S. Air Forces in Europe.  (External Link)

U.S. Air Forces in Europe

Click to visit official U.S. Air Forces in Europe webpage. (External Link)

Kaiserslautern American Online

Click to visit the KA Newspaper serving the Kaiserslautern Military Community (External Link)

Stars and Stripes Online

The Stars and Stripes Online is the daily newspaper published for U.S. military, DoD civilians, contractors, and their families. (External Link) 

Ramstein Air Base Force Support Squadron

Click here to learn about events, trips and more!

Ramstein Air Base Facebook Page

Click here for your social media connection to Ramstein AB.

Ramstein School Liason Office

Click here to contact the the Ramstein Air Force SLO and Click here for Army SLO!