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. KMC members go gliding, learn skills, improve community
Gliders are engineless aircraft that can stay aloft for hours by riding thermal updrafts, or heat swells, created by trees and structures on the ground. Eight members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community attended a day trip through the 86th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation program to try their hand at piloting gliders, build their personal community and better themselves through learning.
0 9/20
2017
A U.S. Air Force 86th Operations Support Squadron pilot flies a simulated aircraft while hooked up to the 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Aerospace Physiology’s reduced oxygen breathing device on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 13, 2017. Aerospace physiology Airmen use the ROBD to familiarize pilots and other crew members with the effects of hypoxia, the lack of oxygen at high altitudes, and how to mitigate the symptoms and safely complete their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Air crews breathe easy with aerospace physiology
When pilots and air crews start up the engines, taxi to the runway and the take off into the horizon, they are relying on one another’s skills and expertise to get all of them back on the ground safely. The higher they soar, the more they are at risk for altitude sickness, which can manifest in a variety of ways. The 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Aerospace Physiology’s primary mission is to train aircrew, pilots, loadmasters, or jumpers, and anyone else who flies on the physiological effects of altitude.
0 9/15
2017
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0 9/08
2017
Members of the 86th Maintenance Squadron softball team pose for a photo after winning the intramural softball championship game on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 23, 2017. During the championship game, the 86th MXS plated the 786th Force Support Squadron and emerged victorious by scoring 25 total runs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike) 86th MXS wins intramural softball championship
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Glints of sunlight shimmer through the squinted eyes of an 86th Maintenance Squadron softball player as he steps up to the batting plate and rears back his bat. The crowd erupts into a mix of jeers, taunts, and praises as the 786th Force Support Squadron’s pitcher hurls the ball confidently through the air over home
0 9/01
2017
C-130J pilots train to deal with various challenging circumstances such as inclement weather and difficult terrain. 37th AS pilots build partnerships, rule the sky
Somewhere in Romania, two propeller-driven aircraft carved their way through a mountain range. The pilots rode their aircraft like flying stallions, surfing low over the valley.
0 9/01
2017
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 1st Combat Communications Squadron repair and assemble a communications tent during Exercise Lending Hand on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. 435th AGOW conducts exercise Lending Hand
On a remote corner of RamsteinAir Base, Airmen wearing Kevlar and helmets stretch barbed-wire barriers aroundthe perimeter of a gravel clearing. Inside the perimeter, many more airmen areat work. Personnel in hardhats and gloves raise tents to house networkequipment. More Kevlar-clad Airmen erect a high-vantage security camera, and inanother corner
0 8/24
2017
. Canadian vet visits Ramstein to reclaim 7 life-changing days of his past
ChrisKlodt pushed his wheelchair through the cavernous cargo hold of a C-17Globemaster III. Cot-racks were bolted to the floor in configuration formedical evacuation, carrying life-support equipment and medical supplies. Heremembers very little about the day 10 years ago when a life-saving cabin muchlike this one carried him from Afghanistan to
0 8/18
2017
A passenger terminal is located by the flightline on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 14, 2017. The space available program stems from the concept that if a military or contracted aircraft is headed to a particular destination and extra space is available, eligible passengers join the flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Fly away with Space A!
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Space Available, commonly known as Space A, is a program at many U.S. military installations around the world that allows military members, dependents, retirees, and certain civilians to ride an aircraft to a destination at either a very cheap price or no cost at all.The program stems from the concept that if a military
0 8/15
2017
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. John Alsvig, 86th Maintenance Squadron superintendent, center right, conducts a visitation of his Airmen on Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 10, 2017. Personnel at Ramstein recently participated in the Air Force’s squadron revitalization data collection program, which aimed to gather information from installations across the Air Force on how to revitalize Air Force squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Revitalizing Ramstein: The road to readiness
Airmen across Ramstein Air Base, Germany, support a massive mission every day, and its leadership is working hard to bolster mission readiness from top to bottom.   The installation is the headquarters of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, and serves as the main thoroughfare for operations across Europe, Africa, and Central Asia.  
0 8/11
2017
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jackson Dollar, 86th Airlift Wing Command Post junior controller, tests the Giant Voice public announcement system on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 2, 2017. Command post is responsible for sending emergency notifications to units, managing the emergency mass notification system, and providing command and control support to operations coming in and out of Ramstein. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) 86 AW Command Post: The brains of the KMC
Every day, thousands of people come in and out of Ramstein going about their business and accomplishing a host of missions.Ramstein is part of the Kaiserslautern Military Community, which is the largest community of Americans outside the United States. The installation itself is a major hub for operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Southwest
0 8/04
2017
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