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  • Exercise Operation Varsity 23-3 keeps Ramstein AB ready

    A search and recovery team make their way to a simulated C–130J Super Hercules aircraft crash site during exercise Operation Varsity 23-3 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 16, 2023. The team included U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and the 786th Force Support Squadron who were

  • Operation Varsity 23-3 is heating up

    U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 86th Airlift Wing respond to a simulated plane crash during Operation Varsity 23-3, a mission assurance exercise, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 15, 2023. Mission assurance exercises test the wing’s ability to respond to emergency situations such as aircraft

  • Satellite Pharmacy serves the KMC

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Charles Smith, chief of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Satellite Pharmacy, works at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 1, 2023. The 86th Medical Group provides health care services for the 3rd Air Force, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, NATO, 139

  • ATF hosts explosive training at Ramstein AB

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives held a post-blast training course for U.S. Air Force Airmen and other NATO allies at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 7-11, 2023.

  • Thracian Summer 2023: Another one for the books

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground Operation Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, teamed up with members of the Bulgarian air force during the Bulgarian air force-sponsored field training exercise Thracian Summer 2023, from Aug. 7-17, at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria;

  • Staying mission ready with 86th LRS

    Storage containers filled with individual protective equipment sit in a warehouse at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 2, 2023. The 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protective Equipment Element is responsible for maintaining and providing protective equipment to more than 10,000 personnel

  • Ramstein AB observes Purple Heart Day

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ryan Hines, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels information service center section chief, speaks at a Purple Heart Ruck at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 5, 2023. Hines was awarded the Purple Heart medal in 2015 for his service during Operation Enduring Freedom. The

  • Ramstein C-130s get a makeover

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 86th Maintenance Squadron painted liberation stripes and added decals to six C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in honor of American heritage, which will be displayed during the 80th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2024, over Normandy, France.

  • 37th AS conducts routine training over Grostenquin drop zone

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Coleman Briggs, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental technician, solders an aluminum wire at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 21, 2023. Airmen assigned to the 86th AMXS work 24/7 to ensure the 37th Airlift Squadron can fly anywhere at a

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