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  • Heavy Rain II: 1st CBCS stays connected

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Combat Communications Squadron established and sustained communications in a simulated contested environment during exercise Heavy Rain II in Grostenquin, France, July 19-27, 2021.
  • Remembering D-day; 76 years later

    To commemorate the 76th anniversary of D-Day, eight C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron performed low level formations over several different locations in France. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, D-day events were condensed from their normal week-long commemorations.
  • Paris Air Show underway

    U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are participating in the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, France, which kicked off June 17, 2019.
  • 86th AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

    In celebration of the 100th Memorial Day, Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, attended a remembrance ceremony at Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt-Regniéville, France, May 26, 2019.Saint-Mihiel American cemetery is the final resting place for more than 4,000 Americans, including one Medal of Honor recipient and 117
  • U.S., French Airmen build trust in the skies over France

    Members of the 37th Airlift Squadron traveled to Orleans-Bricy Air Base, France to work with the 2/61 Transport Squadron Franche Comte and their transition to the new C-130J Super Hercules March 18-19, 2019.
  • Ramstein Airmen build a bare base in contested exercise

    Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's 435th Contingency Response Group and more than 11 other organizations, along with one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Grostenquin Air Base, France, to participate in exercise Contested Forge.
  • Ramstein Airmen arrive in Normandy for memorial exercises

    More than 60 Airmen assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing arrived in Cherbourg, France, May 30, 2018, to conduct annual commemorative exercises in the Normandy region.
  • 74 years later, spirit of D-Day lives on

    U.S. and allied troops landed upon Normandy again— not to liberate the region from tyranny, but to honor those who did. Aircraft from the U.S. and other allied nations airdropped parachutists, both military and civilian, over the town of Sainte-Mère-Église to commemorate the Normandy campaign.
  • Ramstein celebrates Memorial Day at Lorraine American Cemetery

    Military and civilian officials commemorated fallen service members in a solemn Memorial Day ceremony here today.
  • Remembering our fallen heroes

    Members of the Ramstein military motorcycle club from the Kaiserslautern Military Community ride in a group as they travel to pay their respects to the deceased at the Lorraine American Cemetery Nov. 11, 2016, at St. Avold, France. Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 and commemorates military veterans who currently serve or have served
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