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  • Ramstein engineering, maintenance feat recognized

    Leadership recognized the accomplishments of the 86th Maintenance Group and 86th Civil Engineer Group in the refurbishment of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 17, 2020.
  • Maintaining readiness during Operation Stolen Cerberus VII

    Airmen and C-130s assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing participated in a bilateral training event with Hellenic armed forces from Sept. 8-20.
  • AOTW: 86 AMXS Airman recognized for leadership

    Tech. Sgt. Christopher Kim, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130 hydraulic systems craftsman and noncommissioned officer in charge, was awarded Airlifter of the Week for his leadership and direction in the hydraulics section at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 2, 2020.
  • 86 MXS extracts C-130H fuel tank for training

    The 86th Maintenance Squadron removed fuel tanks from each wing of a C-130H Hercules ground trainer aircraft to use for confined space training. The additional hands-on training from the extracted fuel tanks is estimated to save the Air Force up to $700,000.
  • Illuminating history: F-4 Phantom II restoration

    The 86th Maintenance Group, 86th Civil Engineer Group and the 435th Construction and Training Squadron recently completed the restoration and installation of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft.
  • Remembering D-day; 76 years later

    To commemorate the 76th anniversary of D-Day, eight C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron performed low level formations over several different locations in France. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, D-day events were condensed from their normal week-long commemorations.
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