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  • Day-to-day with 86th VRS special vehicle maintainers

    Airman 1st Class Brennan Gregory, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special vehicle maintenance journeyman, washes his hands as he gets ready to return to his shop on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 30, 2017. Different from normal maintainers, special vehicle maintainers work on vehicles that work specifically for flightline operations. (U.S. Air
  • LVIS Gate to change traffic flow in February

    A change to the flow of traffic through the Large Vehicle Inspection Site (LVIS) Gate here is slated to take effect sometime during the first week of February 2017.
  • Day-to-day with AFE

    Senior Airman Gregory Solano II, 86th Operations Support Group aircrew flight equipment technician, works inside what his unit calls “the cage,” a room where stock is kept on high-rising shelves, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 19, 2017. The AFE flight mission is to ensure the safety of aircrew by properly equipping them for everyday and
  • Paying respects to Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Members from around the Kaiserslautern Military Community came together to pay respects to Martin Luther King Jr. during a remembrance in his name at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 13, 2017.
  • Buried under beauty: Ramstein receives record snowfall

    Snow is piled on tree branches at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 10, 2017. The Kaiserslautern Military Community received approximately 3 1/2 inches of snow in one day, making it the largest snowfall in a 24-hour period in the area since 2009. According to local weather studies, the state of Rheinland-Pfalz receives an average of 24.4 inches of
  • “We fixed it!” AFN Radio moving to 105.1FM

    For residents of the Kaiserslautern Military Community who love to cruise down the autobahn listening to American Forces Network Kaiserslautern, don’t be discouraged if the station doesn’t play on radio frequency 100.2 FM, starting next Wednesday.
  • Air traffic controllers keep eyes in the sky

    Maintenance keeps aircraft operating efficiently and pilots operate the aircraft, but while in the air, it’s the eyes on the ground that are critical to the safe operation of aircraft.
  • Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission

    Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.
  • Earning their final stripe: CMSgt-selects make the cut

    Senior leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community, load up on a bus before they visit Airmen selected to promote to chief master sergeant at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 8, 2016. Although the Air Force has been an independent service since 1947, the rank of chief master sergeant did not exist until the authorization of the Military
  • Ramstein community helps postal Airmen during busy holiday season

    Members of the Northside Chapel volunteered to help Airmen at the Northside Post Office here, Dec. 9