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  • 721 AMXS, 305 MXS restore C-17 after lightning strike

    The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron facilitated a maintenance recovery team (MRT) from the 305th Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, to remove and replace components of a C-17 Globemaster III belonging to Charleston Air Force Base, July 7.During a flight to a deployed location in the Central Command area of responsibility,
  • Changes to USPS Customs Declaration Forms coming in August

    A significant change to how overseas military postal customers mail packages is coming. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is phasing out and will no longer accept handwritten customs declaration forms starting Aug. 13.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Leading the pack

    Many responsibilities fall on the shoulders of leaders, but it’s not always those who are older and wiser to fit such a role. At Ramstein Air Base, leaders come from all walks of life and may even show up as junior enlisted Airmen.
  • Tacet Venari: Maximizing cyber defense capabilities

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa held exercise Tacet Venari to better prepare local cyber defenders in safeguarding critical technological infrastructures, June 24 – July 2.Tacet Venari gave Airmen the opportunity to identify, detect, and respond to cyber threats ranging from lesser resourced hacktivist groups to advanced large-scale
  • Lajes maintainer rises to the occasion during COVID-19

    Master Sgt. Carlos Torres, 65th Air Base Squadron maintenance superintendent at Lajes Air Field, Portugal, has always believed in leaving a positive impact at work, with friends and with family.
  • NPC, NPC-L ready to save lives

    On June 24 the first Negatively Pressurized Conex ready for operational use touched down at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, with 16 experts from Joint Base Charleston and three members of the program office team to stand on alert status and train additional Airmen on the NPC.
  • Emergency Management: The ‘in case something happens’ flight

    Every Airman encounters a Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management flight many times throughout their career. This is the flight that provides the class commonly referred to as CBRN. However, providing chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense classes are just one of many vital roles EM plays for the Air Force.
  • FRST trains at Ramstein

    The 86th Medical Group provides a unique capability when it comes to training within the medical realm. The Medical Simulation Training Center is the home to nine human simulators.
  • Juneteenth: Celebrating freedom, holding on to hope

    The 86th Airlift Wing Chaplain Corp teamed up with a local committee to create a space for healing for Black service members to share their experiences surrounding race.
  • Beyond the Bier: Tag der Architektur

    "Tag der Architektur" translates to "Architecture Day." Graphic designed to promote the continuation of Ramstein Air Base's Beyond the Bier series. Beyond the Bier is a cultural series based on German customs, traditions and history in the Kaiserslautern Military Community, designed to let people get to know why our neighbors celebrate, and commemorate certain holidays and observances. (U.S. Air Force graphic illustration by Tech. Sgt. J. Smith)
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