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  • AoTW: managing the EOC

    A noncommissioned officer from the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron was selected as Airlifter of the Week, Nov. 10, 2021, for outstanding performance above and beyond his duties, which included his position as an emergency operations center manager during Operation Allies Welcome at Ramstein Air Base,

  • Prevent delay, update TRICARE today

    Out of the nearly 3,000 service members who arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, in 2020, more than 450 members and their families have not enrolled in the TRICARE Overseas Program. Checking off this simple administrative task can save time and money in the long run.

  • Ramstein supports Rapid Falcon

    A High Mobility Artillery Rocket System waits to be loaded onto a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 19, 2020. The 37th Airlift Squadron supported exercise Rapid Falcon, a training and readiness exercise involving U.S. and Romanian army field artillery units at Mihail

  • Emergency Management Chief prepares next generation

    For the past two years, a central focal point for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa is increasing readiness. Exercises with Mission-Oriented Protective Posture gear, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives material defense training have become a regular scenario

  • Operation Grace Delivery: volunteers deliver food to quarantined

    Over the last six weeks, the Southside Chapel on Ramstein Air Base was full of volunteers cooking, laughing and getting to know each other as meals like lasagna, rice and shrimp and enchiladas were prepared. As Operation Grace Delivery winds down, more than 380 meals were delivered.

  • 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

  • Protectors of the base

    In a world currently in the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, preventing the spread of the disease is a top priority. The 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s bioenvironmental engineering flight aids in that process by performing N95 respirator mask fit tests for medical personnel.

  • Braving the fire: Airman overcomes difficult childhood, finds joy

    Throughout her life, Airman 1st Class Kayla Jerido, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire apprentice, has been described as the positive type, exhibiting a great energy for life. However, those who have heard the energetic 27-year-old’s journey are often taken by surprise.