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  • USAFE-AFAFRICA opens enrollment for commercial fitness app

    Beginning June, 25, 2020, as part of a phased roll-out, uniformed Total Force Airmen assigned to U.S. Air Force in Europe and Air Forces Africa can enroll in a commercial fitness application free of charge on their personal cell phones.
  • 86 VRS, Army expedite repairs

    Through innovation and resourcefulness, the 86th VRS has saved time and money by establishing a new partnership with local Army supply to expedite military tactical (M-series) vehicle repairs at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • Southside Gym No-shows: Why?

    Since the pandemic began, public places, such as the Southside Fitness Center, closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. On June 15, the gym reopened with an appointment-based system for active duty military members only, yet, within the week, there have already been numerous no-shows.
  • Ramstein says “RIP” to the RIP line

    While COVID-19 virtual town halls will soon be a distant memory, 86th Airlift Wing leaders took a final opportunity June 19 to go “live” via the Ramstein Facebook page and provide updates to the Ramstein community.
  • Never fear, the library is still here

    The 86th Force Support Squadron libraries have developed a virtual process for DoD members and families to check out books.
  • Ramstein AB recognizes 260 CCAF graduates

    Members of Ramstein Air Base and the Kaiserslautern Military Community recognize the recent graduates from the Community College of the Air Force for Spring 2020.
  • Environmental exclusive: Why no air conditioning?

    As temperatures rise through the summer months, individuals may want to keep their houses cooler; however, there are restrictions on the use of air conditioners.Only mission essential functions and special equipment, which require controlled temperatures, are authorized in an air conditioned environment; all other air conditioning units require a
  • 86 MXS extracts C-130H fuel tank for training

    The 86th Maintenance Squadron removed fuel tanks from each wing of a C-130H Hercules ground trainer aircraft to use for confined space training. The additional hands-on training from the extracted fuel tanks is estimated to save the Air Force up to $700,000.
  • Fallen hero honored, memorialized at Ramstein

    Ramstein leadership and Kaiserslautern Military Community members gathered to honor and memorialize a fallen hero during a road dedication ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 16, 2020.
  • COVID-19 OPS: 435 CTS ensures ready Airmen

    Throughout the months of increased COVID-19 measures, the 435th Construction and Training Squadron hosted several training courses for various Air Force specialties within the 86th Airlift Wing.