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  • Bassinets for evacuees

    Airmen fabricated bassinets for evacuees who have given birth during Operation Allies Refuge.

  • 435th CTS builds pods at RAB

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron assemble pods at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 25, 2021. The 435th CTS, with the help of Dutch and Romanian military forces, are supporting Operation Allies Refuge by assembling pods for evacuees to stay in until they

  • ‘Reach’ baby signals hope during evac ops

    The birth of a child during an evacuation operation at the height of Operation Allies Refuge on the ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft signaled a reminder of hope during a time of upheaval and uncertainty.

  • Airmen work nonstop to support Operation Allies Refuge

    Ramstein Air Base transformed into U.S. European Command’s primary evacuation hub supporting one of the largest, most complex humanitarian airlift operations in history. Ramstein, a transit location for evacuees from Afghanistan, is providing temporary lodging, food, medical services and treatment

  • 521 AMOW supports Operation Allies Refuge

    During Operation Allies Refuge — an operation facilitating the quick and safe evacuation of U.S. citizens, Special Immigrant Visa applicants and other vulnerable Afghans — coordination within the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing is critical to the success of the mission.

  • Operation Allies Refuge: Ramstein transforms into major evac hub

    As the Air Force’s largest mobility hub, Ramstein is often a flurry of activity. But for more than a week, the base has been experiencing an unprecedented level of activity as thousands of Airmen, Soldiers, volunteers, augmentees, and other community partners support a massive evacuation operation

  • Music is an international language

    Ramstein is providing safe, temporary lodging for evacuees. Many service members are also volunteering to raise morale for evacuees as they await transportation to other transient resettlement locations.

  • Ramstein transforms into major evac hub

    Ramstein Air Base transformed into U.S. European Command’s primary evacuation hub supporting one of the largest, most complex humanitarian airlift operations in history.

  • Operation Allies Refuge: Airmen, volunteers provide support

    Ramstein Air Base transformed into U.S. European Command’s primary evacuation hub supporting one of the largest, most complex humanitarian airlift operations in history. Ramstein, a transit location for evacuees from Afghanistan, provided temporary lodging, food, medical services and treatment while