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  • 76th AS Commemorates IFO 21

    The 76th Airlift Squadron recently held a memorial service in remembrance of the April 3, 1996 tragic loss of Implementation Force 21 aboard a Boeing CT-43 aircraft. Thirteen years ago this event took the lives of 35 people, including six Airmen from the 76th AS and Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown, when it collided with a hillside in Dubrovnik,
  • 86th AES members care for heroes on their way home

    Seats and stanchions line the inside of the cargo area as chilly morning air fills the aircraft. Aeromedical evacuation technicians move back and forth preparing the aircraft for patients by bringing in medical equipment, putting supplies in their proper place and making sure everything they will need is on board. Their mission--to take wounded
  • 2nd Air Postal Squadron offers 'world class support'

    From sender to receiver, mail takes a twisty path to its destination. Especially, if that mail goes to military members, Department of Defense civilians and their families stationed overseas. For those in the U.S. European and African Commands, that path crosses with the 2nd Air Postal Squadron, headquartered here. "With only two postal squadrons
  • Airman and Family Readiness Center provides one stop assistance

    The Ramstein Airman and Family Readiness Center is a one stop information center that is available for single, married, active duty servicemembers, retired individuals and the families within the KMC. The A&FRC was designed with the intent of making some things a little easier for servicemembers and their families. Group classes, individual
  • Deployed family night honors heroes on home front

    Once a month, the Airman and Family Readiness Center sponsors a deployed family night to showcase those "serving" at home. The deployed family night is part of a larger initiative, Project Care, a U.S. Air Forces in Europe program intended to improve the resources, care and information flow to family and spouses while the military member is
  • April brings Sexual Assault Awareness Month to Ramstein

    From the highest to the lowest ranking Airmen, from civilians to service members, all will have the opportunity to stress prevention, raise awareness and educate others during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Since 2001, April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Ramstein is no stranger to raising awareness during the month.
  • Running for LOVESWEET

    More than 300 Airmen and dependants flooded the tennis courts of the South Side Fitness Center March, 20. To participate in the 5K LOVESWEET memorial run to honor the loss of a fellow Airman. The run was in honor of Tech. Sgt. Jessica Sweet, 435th Communication Squadron supply troop, who lost a hard fought battle to Acute Myelogeneous Leukemia Feb.
  • Airmen from Germany part of last JET team to be "on the air" in Iraq

    Broadcasting to servicemembers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, a group of joint expeditionary tasking, or JET, Airmen assigned to 732nd Expeditionary Support Squadron's American Forces Network-Iraq may be the last Airmen to execute this mission. Working in a joint environment with Navy and Army counterparts, these JET Airmen broadcast live on
  • Ramstein Airman and Mother Team Up to Help Kids

    Nearly 200 children waited anxiously as Staff Sgt. Josh Paden and the members of the Zabul Provincial Reconstruction Team distributed the boxes filled with donations. Sergeant Paden, with the help of his mother, Diane Paden and the Pendleton County community in West Virginia, were able to give shoes, clothes and toys to the children of Qalat City,
  • Service Before Self: Ramstein Airmen Support a Bulgarian Orphanage

    It was an ordinary sight as a small group of U.S Air Force members gathered in a hanger and pried open a 1,500 pound cargo container; however, what was inside the container was far from ordinary. Rather than military equipment and supplies, this massive container was filled to the top with diapers, infant formula, wipes, baby cosmetics, and the