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  • Space Force: The man behind the motto

    On Dec. 20, 2019, the Department of Defense received its newest addition, the U.S. Space Force (USSF). In the following months, along with the creation of the USSF logo, the infant military branch began to shape an image of its own. It still needed, however, a motto.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Helping COVID-19 patients fly

    Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th AW command chief, recognized Castro as Airlifter of the Week for outstanding performance.
  • Teaching in a new way: KMC teacher adapts to digital learning

    On March 13, the Department of Defense Education Activity announced schools would be closing indefinitely March 16 to help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 and switching to digital learning. Teachers were given time to prepare for a new format of learning. It was unfamiliar and unusual but also exciting. For Shannon Blakely, third grade teacher, this was the beginning of a new adventure at her home.
  • Black History Month: Always in your corner

    Master Sgt. Ato Ellis, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing first sergeant, talks about why he loves being a first sergeant.
  • Airlifter of the Week: His door's always open

    For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Marcus Bias, 86th Airlift Wing Equal Opportunity specialist, finding common ground between coworkers is something he’s loved doing since he was young. Helping others has been beneficial for the Air Force and for himself.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Leading, one lesson at a time

    Master Sgt. Hollie McCaleb, 86th Maintenance Squadron C-130J inspections section chief, argues leading others is more than a job, it’s about helping people connect with others.
  • Combating electronic warfare: 1 CBCS’ secret weapon

    Imagine waking up in the unknown with no knowledge of your surroundings, without a single piece of working technology. You can’t contact anyone, you can’t determine your location through GPS, and you can’t access the internet for how-to videos on survival. Now, imagine you’re in enemy territory and bullets are zipping through the air around you.How
  • Got VAT?

    U.S. service members and their families stationed in Germany or on temporary duty orders in the country are granted tax-relief as they are covered by the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).
  • USAF Connect app replaces former RAB app

    New Year, new app: Ramstein Air Base is kicking off the new decade by transitioning to the “USAF Connect” app, available on all smartphones, for all base-related information and notifications starting today.
  • Ramstein clenches 23 medical awards

    The 86th Medical Group recently won 23 of 70 Air Force Medical Service awards at the major command level.