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Federal parliament member visits Saber Nation

During his visit he went to Hangar 1, the air traffic control tower, Powerhaus Fitness Center, and JR Rockers restaurant.

Andreas Steier, federal German parliament member, receives a 20mm shell casing from an F-16 Fighting Falcon as a thank you for visiting Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 21, 2018. During his visit he went to Hangar 1, the air traffic control tower, Powerhaus Fitness Center, and JR Rockers restaurant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

The parliamentarian addressed concerns about increased flight operations and aircraft noise in the Trier region.

Andreas Steier, federal German parliament member, visits the air traffic control center to get an overview of air traffic at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 21, 2018. The parliamentarian addressed concerns about increased flight operations and aircraft noise in the Trier region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Steier is also the representative of the Trier region for the Christian Democratic Party.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Angley, 52nd Maintenance Group lead standardization crew member, explains the difference between munitions to Andreas Steier, federal German parliament member, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 21, 2018. Steier is also the representative of the Trier region for the Christian Democratic Party. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Steier's visit allowed him to gain a better understanding of how the 52nd Fighter Wing is organized.

Andreas Steier, federal German parliament member, looks inside the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during his visit at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 21, 2018. Steier's visit allowed him to gain a better understanding of how the 52nd Fighter Wing is organized. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --