Showing our thanks at RAB: Length of service ceremony Published July 13, 2023 By Airman 1st Class Tabatha Chapman 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – More than 130 German and U.S. civilian honorees received recognition for their dedication of service during a Length of Service ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2023. The honorees’ length of service ranged from 20 to 45 years. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Otis C. Jones, 86th Airlift Wing commander, gave a speech expressing his gratitude and presented the honorees with certificates of appreciation for their service. “You provide cultural expertise to help us navigate and accomplish our mission,” Jones said. “You train our Airmen, advise commanders, and innovate processes and procedures to ensure we successfully execute our mission each and every day.” After the ceremony honorees and their family and friends were given a tour of Ramstein Air Base and the flight line, which included a viewing of the inside of a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.