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  • Paris Air Show underway

    U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are participating in the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, France, which kicked off June 17, 2019.
  • GSU Airlifters of the Week put training to test

    May 23rd began like any other Thursday, but events quickly transpired which proved the day would be anything but ordinary. After a fire ignited on a back-up generator at Lajes, two professionals sprung to action.
  • Synchronizing services: EO, SAPR and SVC co-locate

    The 86th Airlift Wing Equal Opportunity office, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office and the Special Victims Council are relocating to Building 404, Room 2 on Ramstein in a collocated space behind the Dental Squadron.
  • Largest airborne operation since WWII commemorates D-Day 75

    The Joint Task Force Normandy conducted a commemorative airborne drop to honor the historic airborne operation conducted by Allied forces on June 6, 1944, just outside of Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 9, 2019.
  • D-Day C-47, Heritage C-130J fly over Normandy

    A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June
  • Legacy Airlift Squadrons return to Normandy 75 years

    W7. Q9. E5. 6Z. These may just seem like letters and numbers to some. But these were the letters and numbers painted on the noses of Douglas C-47 Dakota units to identify which squadron the aircraft belonged to. With accompanying white and black invasion stripes painted on the wings and tail, the allied forces were easily identifiable, as they began the largest seaborne invasion in history, storming the beaches of Normandy on June 6th, 1944.
  • Ramstein Airmen, people of France remember D-Day together

    A U.S. spectator, dressed in a WWII-era uniform, looks on at the activity and people around him in the village square of Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 6, 2019. This year marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the liberation of Normandy. The events held in Sainte-Mère-Église were just a few of 55 events held throughout 40 different French
  • Remembering D-Day 75 years later in Picauville

    Ten United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa service members paid respects as they attended a ceremony held to commemorate all service members that served on D-Day, June 6, 1944, at the U.S. Air Force monument in Picauville, France, June 4.
  • Ramstein wins 2019 CINC award

    The Department of Defense announced on May 31 that Ramstein Air Base won the 2019 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
  • PCS Blackout Dates; HHG Shipments at Max Capacity

    With the May to July peak moving-season upon us, PCS blackout dates could affect moving for some. Find out what to expect, how to minimize stress, and how to get moved out on time.