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  • Ramstein Airmen are CBRN ready

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 86th Civil Engineer Group on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, assist each other in donning protective gear during an exercise training service members to respond to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats, April 12, 2018. The Air Force requires service members to maintain ample knowledge of CBRN operations
  • An opportunity for multilingual Airmen

    Do you know one or more foreign languages? You may be eligible for the Language Enabled Airman Program. The Air Force Culture and Language Center is forming a corps of multilingual Airmen to take on missions around the world, and recently released a memorandum detailing the 2018 LEAP recruitment process. This year’s application window for active
  • Maintainers keep aircraft flying and missions rolling

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing undergoes maintenance work on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 10, 2018. The 86th Airlift Wing maintains approximately a dozen C-130Js, which are used for various missions around the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Ramstein’s groundbreaking new school

    Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community celebrated the groundbreaking of a new school building on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 28, 2018.Students, faculty members, and 86th Airlift Wing officials welcomed the soon-to-rise Ramstein High School with a festive ceremony which included band performances and a choir.Officials from the U.S.
  • Ramstein welcomes new dorm

    Officials from the 86th Airlift Wing, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and German officials celebrated the inauguration of a new dormitory building on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 7, 2018. The crowd welcomed dormitory 2411 and its residents with an informal ribbon-cutting ceremony. Capt. Bethany Blackburn, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron housing
  • How to transfer schools during a PCS

    People making a permanent change of station have a long list of things to check before they move to their next base. This list gets even longer for those who have kids in school.Parents should notify their child’s school about their PCS once orders are received, and ask about the earliest date they can withdraw their child. They also request the
  • PCSing? Not before turning in your VAT forms!

    Are you leaving Germany to move to your next duty station? Don’t forget to settle your business, especially when it comes to tax relief. When U.S. DOD members make a permanent change of station to Germany, they have the privilege of saving money on taxes by purchasing VAT forms and enrolling in the utility tax avoidance program. UTAP enables
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA contractor earns Purple Heart

    A communications engineer assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa video operations center received the Purple Heart on Feb. 27, 2017, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.Judson Rackley, an Army veteran who now serves the Air Force as a contractor, received the decoration in front of his friends, family, and colleagues during a simple
  • Ramstein welcomes new Ravens

    Security Forces Airmen from across the Kaiserslautern Military Community graduated from a Phoenix Raven Qualification Course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 12, 2018. The Airmen completed approximately three weeks of rigorous training to join Air Force’s Raven program. The program focuses on the concept of specially trained security forces
  • 786th FSS makes major changes to their services

    The 786th Force Support Squadron revamped three of its processes starting Feb. 1, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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