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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, also residing on Ramstein is: 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.

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86th Airlift WingThe 86th Airlift Wing is composed of six groups, 29 squadrons and three bases in Germany, Spain and Belgium. The wing's 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. 

Official mission statement: The 86th Airlift Wing is trained, ready, and postured to respond with "world-class" airlift and expeditionary combat support, while providing full spectrum airfield operations, superior base services, and exceptional quality of life for the entire Kaiserslautern Military Community and our assigned GSUs -- anytime, anywhere!

Read the 86th Airlift Wing factsheet  
Download the 86th Airlift Wing Mission Vision Priorities for your office 
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This base/wing is an installation of U.S.
Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)
, a major
command of the U.S. Air Force and also
the air component of the U.S. European
Command, a Department of Defense
unified command. Read USAFE's full
fact sheet here.
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