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  • RAM flights secure fight against COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Taylor Stephens, 76th Airlift Squadron readiness flight commander, and 1st Lt. Jacob Goodwin, 76th AS training officer, flew to Italy to pick up coronavirus disease 2019 test kits using NATO’s Rapid Air Mobility initiative, May 8, 2020. RAM provides allied military flights a unique NATO call sign and expedites flight clearances.
  • A time to reflect: EOD technicians speak after memorial weekend

    Every year, on the first Saturday in May, U.S. Explosive Ordnance Disposal service members around the world honor the fallen. A memorial ceremony is held to commemorate EOD technicians lost in the line of duty. Participants recognize and preserve the legacy, service and sacrifices of warriors and their families.
  • 86 AW conducts COVID-19 patient movement training

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Operations Group, 86th Medical Group and 86th Maintenance Group participated in a simulated open-air movement of COVID-19 positive patients on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
  • 86 AW historian captures present for future

    Under normal circumstances base historians write an annual history report, but the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 has become such an important lesson that Dr. John Treiber, 86th Airlift Wing historian, has been continuously documenting the events surrounding the pandemic.
  • Celebrating Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated on May 8, 2020. Military spouses play a key part in keeping the U.S. Air Force strong.
  • COVID-19 ops: AEOT provides lifesaving support, transfer to positive patients

    Airmen assigned to Air Force Reserve Command from various locations within the United States arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to assist with coronavirus disease 2019 operations from May 2-3.
  • Fact Check: Dangers of COVID-19 misinformation

    Coronavirus disease 2019 is not simply a pandemic. It’s quickly become known as an “infodemic.” With the ease of posting and sharing, it’s become more difficult than ever to parse what’s real and what’s false.
  • Ramstein AB Command Post: Nerves of the 86th

    The base command post is the central point for mission operations, its nervous system. Command Post specialist ensure operations and communications run efficiently and effectively under any circumstance.
  • Building a K-9: Drug detection, building search training

    The 86th Security Forces Squadron used Ramstein High School for K-9 training April 24, 2020, due to its low foot-traffic and lockers hosting many competing scents.
  • Ramstein Airmen honor Tuskegee Airman

    Due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, Retired Maj. Ralph L. Turner, Tuskegee Airman, was not able to have traditional military honors for his funeral service. Through family connections, Turner’s family reached out to Tech. Sgt. Graeme Clouden, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, who gathered help from other CE members at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to record a flag folding ceremony in Turner’s honor.
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