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  • 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.
  • Are you sad or are you SAD?

    For some, autumn and winter are welcome breaks from the summer heat; but for others, the change in seasons may cause dread.
  • Shining a light on Martinstag

    For Americans in the Kaiserslautern Military Community, Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day. For Germans, it’s a day to celebrate an age-old tradition.
  • Ramstein first sergeant embodies “Spirit of Hope”

    For his efforts and dedication to bringing hope to service members, one 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman won the “Spirit of Hope” award during a ceremony presided over by Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jorge L. Arce, 86th AMXS first sergeant, received the award as the Air Force representative at the Pentagon, Sept. 27, 2019.
  • Firefighters qualify on rescue techniques during rescue technician course

    The Rescue Technician I Course is a 15-day firefighter training course, this time held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 18 at the 435th Construction and Training Squadron compound near Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The course is held twice a year and is open to all branches of military fighters and civilians.
  • Heading home: Ramstein supports wounded warriors, families

    Taking care of Airmen and families is one of the top priorities of the Air Force and its leaders. It’s also a priority that drives much of the daily mission at Ramstein Air Base due to its aeromedical evacuation and en-route patient staging capabilities.
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