You asked: Why are there so many American soldiers in Germany?

Why does the US have soldiers in Germany?

The mission of EUCOM is to protect and defend the US by deterring conflict, supporting partnerships such as NATO and countering transnational threats. … In fact, Germany hosts the largest portion of US troops in Europe — roughly 38,600, though the numbers vary as troops are regularly rotated to other countries.

How many US soldiers are in Germany?

At the same time, more than 40,000 members of the US military and 15,000 civilian employees of American citizenship are permanently in Germany, with a strong presence in Kaiserslautern, which in the 1950s became the largest US military community outside of the United States.

Does the US have military in Germany?

The United States Army has 40 military installations in Germany, two of which are scheduled to close. Over 220 others have already been closed, mostly following the end of the Cold War in the 1990s.

Does the US still occupy Germany?

Because there is no formal peace treaty between Germany and the Allies, headed by the United States, German sovereignty is compromised. … Some 80,000 U.S. military personnel are permanently based in Germany and Britain also continues to base troops and military equipment in the western German zone they formerly occupied.

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Why does America have troops in Europe?

The purpose of our forces in Europe is to protect and reassure our allies. We cannot remove 6,000 nuclear weapons without their understanding and agreement.

Where are US troops stationed in Germany?

The Ramstein Air Base in Germany is the largest hub for US troops and military supplies in Europe. Just outside the 1,200 hectares (3,000 acres) base is the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the largest US military hospital outside the US.

How many American expats are in Germany?

The joy of being an American expat. More than 100,000 American expats live in Germany. Like the millions of Americans living in other foreign countries, they are being treated badly by the tax authorities of their home country.

What countries does the United States have military bases in?

America has hundreds of military bases across the world from Honduras to Australia, Japan, Iraq, Qatar to Germany, covering all continents.

Is there a US military base in Frankfurt Germany?

Rhein-Main Air Base (located at 50°1′48.7″N 8°35′16.97″E) was a United States Air Force air base near the city of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Rhein-Main Air Base.

Rhein-Main Air Base Army Air Forces Station Frankfurt Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) Y-73
Controlled by United States Air Force
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Built 1936
In use 1945-2005