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U.S. Air Forces in Europe, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is also the air component of the U.S. European Command, a Department of Defense unified command.
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Marienhausklinik Bitburg

The Marienhausklinik Bitburg is located at Krankenhaus-strasse 1, 54634 Bitburg, Germany. 

The Marienhausklinik, formally known as the Clemens-August-Krankenhaus, offers 24/7 emergency services. These services are provided along the following specialty lines ambulatory surgery, internal medicine and OB/GYN. 

The Marienhausklinik is not recommended for pediatric illness/injury with the exception of basic care for minor trauma such as cuts, sprains. Children requiring emergency care will be stabilized and transferred to hospitals in Wittlich or Trier for further medical attention, as necessary. 

For more information: 
*  Call -- 06561640;
Visit -- www.krankenhaus-bitburg.de and click on American flag for English language information; or
* Locate a Web map -- www.google.de/maps?hl=de&safe=active&q=krankenhaus

Directions from Spangdahlem Air Base:
* Take B-50 towards Bitburg;
* Exit right onto Albachstrasse, approximately one mile prior to Bitburg Annex Main Gate roundabout, look for a sign for the Krankenhaus;
* Proceed straight on Albachstrasse for approximately 1 mile, the road will end at a T-junction and the Marienhausklinik main entrance will be immediately in front of you.
Travel time: Approximately 15 minutes from Spangdahlem AB. 

Directions from Bitburg Annex:
* Exit Main Gate at Bitburg Annex and take third exit at roundabout (Motscher strasse);
* Proceed straight on Motscher strasse for approximately half a mile;
* Turn right onto Stockstrasse and follow this one-way road from approximately half a mile;
* Merge right onto Krankenhausstrasse;
* The Marienhausklinik will be on your left hand side.
Travel time: Approximately five minutes from Bitburg Annex

GPS Coordinates:
49.971877, 6.526780

52nd Fighter Wing

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Mission: Deliver Airpower options to deter and combat aggression.

The 52nd FW maintains, deploys and employs F-16CM Fighting Falcons in support of NATO and the national defense directives.

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Wing History

Base history

   Spangdahlem AB and the 52nd Fighter Wing have a rich history. The wing has seen many people and aircraft come and go throughout the years, but one thing remains the same. The 52nd has always been prepared to SEEK ATTACK DESTROY.

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   The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations.

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Base Personnel

The Public Affairs office is unable to redirect calls or provide phone numbers. If searching for a phone number on base, call the base operator.

Calling from CONUS:
Comm: 011-49-6565-61-1110
DSN: 314-452-1110

Calling from Germany:
Comm: 06565-61-1110
DSN: 314-452-1110