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  • CGOs complete original long-distance race

    Some say that running is a hobby. For others, it’s a passion. For a good portion of people, it’s simply a means to an end…pass their physical training test.It’s worth a guess that even those who only run to pass their PT test have dreamt of crossing the finish line after running 26.2 miles. All three female company-grade officers from the 86th
  • Getting “riggy” with it

    Cargo planes roar through the sky to make airdrops that seem to always hit their marks with precision.This feat is accomplished through constant training and carefully planned pallet packing perfectly performed by Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing.Aerial delivery specialists from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron are masters of their craft
  • Americans, Germans pair up to rock out

    A brightness shines in their eyes as a dull roar rises from the silhouettes in front; six clicks signal to the shadows, they respond in jubilant rapture as a musical explosion courses across the darkness.For a Team Ramstein member, his wingmanship extends far beyond the reaches of the work center and into the realm of rock-and-roll.During a concert
  • Always on the job

    Imagine standing in line at an airport, on your way to a flight, when the unexpected happens. A man collapses, and stops breathing. How would you react? While waiting in the passport verification line recently at Frankfurt Airport before departing on a mission, a group of Airmen experienced the unthinkable—a civilian collapsed and began to turn
  • Breaking down walls: NCOs, senior NCOs reach out to mentor young Airmen

    As the older generation of the Air Force prepares to pass the baton to the next, Herrman, Welch, other NCOs and senior NCOs hope that junior Airmen can learn as much from them before they hang up their uniforms.
  • From “Troubled Airman” to highest enlisted tier: A chief’s journey through mentorship

    Wright, who is slated to become the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, visited Airmen to discuss with them the importance of having a mentor, and the impact a mentor can have on an Airman’s career.
  • 37th AS loadmaster participates in International Jump Week

    When the cargo bay of a C-130J Super Hercules drops down, it’s game time for 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters. Concentrated and aware of their surroundings, loadmasters are trained to be in charge of an entire plane’s cargo hull during flight.
  • 86th OSS sticks the landing

    Ensuring a safe flight in bad weather can be challenging, but having a reliable Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems team can make sticking the landing much smoother.
  • 86th OSS Airman strives for success

    Mediocre is not a word that belongs in an Airman’s vocabulary, and Airmen like Airman 1st Class Adriya Osinski, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment apprentice, are anything but.
  • 1st CBCS keeps Ramstein connected

    Nomophobia is the proposed name for a new fear that has surfaced in the digital age - the fear of being without a cellphone or any other means of communication. For many, this level of communication isn’t necessary, but it is vital when it comes to deployed situations. The 1st Combat Communications Squadron participated in an exercise called Healthy Thunder from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4 that prepared its Airmen for setting up, maintaining and defending communications while in a deployed location.