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  • 435th AGOW conducts exercise Lending Hand

    On a remote corner of RamsteinAir Base, Airmen wearing Kevlar and helmets stretch barbed-wire barriers aroundthe perimeter of a gravel clearing. Inside the perimeter, many more airmen areat work. Personnel in hardhats and gloves raise tents to house networkequipment. More Kevlar-clad Airmen erect a high-vantage security camera, and inanother corner
  • Canadian vet visits Ramstein to reclaim 7 life-changing days of his past

    ChrisKlodt pushed his wheelchair through the cavernous cargo hold of a C-17Globemaster III. Cot-racks were bolted to the floor in configuration formedical evacuation, carrying life-support equipment and medical supplies. Heremembers very little about the day 10 years ago when a life-saving cabin muchlike this one carried him from Afghanistan to
  • Fly away with Space A!

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Space Available, commonly known as Space A, is a program at many U.S. military installations around the world that allows military members, dependents, retirees, and certain civilians to ride an aircraft to a destination at either a very cheap price or no cost at all.The program stems from the concept that if a military
  • Revitalizing Ramstein: The road to readiness

    Airmen across Ramstein Air Base, Germany, support a massive mission every day, and its leadership is working hard to bolster mission readiness from top to bottom.   The installation is the headquarters of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, and serves as the main thoroughfare for operations across Europe, Africa, and Central Asia.  
  • 86 AW Command Post: The brains of the KMC

    Every day, thousands of people come in and out of Ramstein going about their business and accomplishing a host of missions.Ramstein is part of the Kaiserslautern Military Community, which is the largest community of Americans outside the United States. The installation itself is a major hub for operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Southwest
  • 721st AMXS: Taking care of Airmen, families takes care of the mission

    For the “Mission Movers” at the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the work can be tiring. As the busiest of the 521st Air Mobility Wing’s en-route maintenance units, the Airmen often work hours upon hours to keep the mission moving.
  • 86 AW XP builds teams, solves problems

    86th AW XP serves as the nucleus for operations on Ramstein
  • Better, faster, safer smarter with the 86th Dental Squadron rapid response teams

    When the 86thAirlift Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Richard Moore, stated his vision of working "better,faster, safer and smarter," the 86th Dental Squadron took thatvision to heart. The squadron found a way to cut recovery time for traumatictooth injury down by 75 percent with a unique joint approach employing dentalrapid response teams.  Lt. Col.