U.S., France sign pact over air base services
The French and U.S. air forces have signed an agreement over services at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe announced.
Brig. Gen. Mike Snodgrass, USAFE Plans and Programs director, and Brig. Gen. Philippe LeHeup, chief of French Military Mission to USAFE and Component Command Air Headquarters Ramstein, signed the pact Thursday at Ramstein, according to the release.
The agreement covers such services as housing and health care for French airmen stationed at the base, which is used by both the U.S. and NATO allies. American and French air forces are also looking into sharing weather information.
This is the fifth of 11 agreements being updated by NATO members and USAFE’s Plans and Programs department.