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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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Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder

The Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder (Trier Bruderhaus) is located at Nordallee 1, Trier, Germany. 

The Trier Bruderhaus offers 24/7 emergency services, a comprehensive array of emergency services and has been designated by German authorities as the official state center for emergency care in Rhine-land Palatine. A teaching hospital and medical referral center for the region, it operates 14 specialist medical departments. 

For more information:
* Call -- 06512080
* Visit -- www.bk-trier.de
* Locate a Web map -- www.google.de/maps?hl=de&q=The+Krankenhaus

Directions from Bitburg Annex:
*  Head south on the B-51 until you get to the outskirts of Trier City. The distance from Bitburg to Trier is approximately 28 km;
* Continue on the B-51, head down the winding road, until you arrive in Trier City. At the first stop-light take a left and head across the bridge (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brucke) over the Mosel River;
* Follow the priority road as it curves to the right (Martinsufer) merging into the far left lane and stay left;
* At the stop-light you will see a sign for Barmherzigen Bruder Krankenhaus; follow the road (Ausoniusstrasse - it curves to the left) and stay in the far left lane. Ausoniusstrasse will turn into Friedrich-Ebert-Allee;
* When you get to the next intersection, you will be in the middle lane--go straight thru this intersection onto Nordallee strasse.
* At the next stop light, take a left onto Theobaldstrasse, an Apotheke - "Pharmacy" can be seen across the street on the left;
* Take the next left, do not go straight as this is a different hospital, and the Trier Bruderhaus will be in front of you. Visitor's parking is on the left in the Parkhaus.
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes from Bitburg, depending upon traffic.

GPS Coordinates:
49.762152, 6.640696

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