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  • COVID-19 ops: Light, lean, lethal

    The 435th Contingency Response Group conducted airborne operations to maintain proficiency and qualifications at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 7-8.

  • Thracian Fall 19 wraps up in Bulgaria

    During the 12 day flying training deployment, the 37th Airlift Squadron flew 42 sorties and conducted 121 personnel drops for Bulgaria’s 68th Special Forces Brigade. Aircrew executed 19 low cost, low altitude airdrops, upgrading five pilots on the LCLA capability, and dropped 36.3 tons of heavy

  • Santa, Elves jump for Operation Toy Drop 2018

    Santa and his helpers, along with members of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and seven partner nations conducted static-line and military freefall jumps for Operation Toy Drop 2018, over Alzey Drop Zone, Germany Dec. 11-13, 2018.

  • U.S. troops jump to stay certified

    A U.S. Air Force jumpmaster with the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron checks the gear of a fellow Airman prior to boarding a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 29, 2018. Jumpmasters are trained to prepare paratroopers before a jump to prevent injuries.

  • NATO paratroopers jump for Toy Drop 2017

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Jared Johnson (left) and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Holzem, both C-130J Super Hercules pilots assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, take off for Operation Toy Drop 2017, in a U.S. Air Force C-130J on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 6, 2017. The aircraft flew over Alzey Drop

  • Ramstein Airmen: detail oriented, disaster prepared

    Day-to-day life is full of revelations, some good and others bad. When bad situations arise, an Airman’s attention to detail on the ground is imperative to save a life in the air. The 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen ensure the safety of aircrew by properly equipping