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  • Hochspeyer sees last munitions outload

    With 50 percent of their manpower slashed, Ramstein's 435th Munitions Squadron is looking for new ways to do business. As Europe's central munitions hub, 435th MUNS maintains a war readiness materiel munitions stockpile that is housed across two separate munitions storage areas encompassing 111 storage facilities. Of the 111, Ramstein has 79
  • Ramstein’s crash team rolls into action

    A Greek Air Force pilot radioed Ramstein Air Traffic Control Tower just before 3 p.m. Sept. 21. He needed to make an emergency stop, he said. His aircraft, an A-7E, was having hydraulic failure. As the Greek aircraft taxied down Ramstein's runway, it blew out its left main tire. Suddenly, the aircraft was speeding off the runway, taking out several
  • Major Accident Response

  • 1st CBCS gives back to KMC

    A recent initiative by the members of one flight in the 1st Combat Communications Squadron improved the efficiency and effectiveness of a number of base agencies. The 1st Combat Communications' Alpha Flight Airmen unified their volunteer efforts to assist agencies, creating the "Give Back" program. The program "gives back" to the agencies and
  • Retiree Appreciation Day today

    KMC retirees are invited to Ramstein today for Retiree Appreciation Day activities. Active duty servicemembers who are preparing to retire are also eligible to attend, as it will provide them with an idea of what services will be available to them after retirement. Registration is 7:30 a.m. at the Ramstein Officers' Club. Coffee and pastries are
  • Gen. Hobbins to receive Order of the Sword

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe enlisted corps will bestow their highest honor on the USAFE commander Nov. 17 when they induct him into the command's Order of the Sword. Gen. William T. Hobbins accepted the invitation in the presence of the men and women of the USAFE headquarters staff during an appreciation barbeque he threw for them Sept. 14.Chief
  • Welcome home, Hero

    Above, Capt. James Winkelhake, 603rd Air Operations Center, hugs his daughter Katlyn after arriving home from a six-month deployment. Top right, Senior Airman Johnny McMahan, 435th Vehicle Readiness Squadron, kisses his son Zeffrey. Airman McMahan returned safely to his family from a deployment to Balad Air Base, Iraq. Bottom right, Omeya Dozier,
  • Chuck Norris visits Ramstein

    Gen. Tom Hobbins, U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, greets actor Chuck Norris during the celebrity's visit to Ramstein, 19 Sept. at Ramstein.
  • Get your Combined Federal Campaign Forms

    Col. Earl Matthews, 435th Air Base Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. Rich Johnston, KMC and 86th Airlift Wing commander, complete their Combined Federal Campaign forms. CFC officially kicks off Monday.
  • Tops in Blue dazzles Ramstein

    Tops in Blue presents "Fly By", a musical tribute to 60 years of proud Air Force history, at Ramstein on 25 September 2007. Performers captivated the audience by entertaining them with song and dance that span across 6 decades.