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  • AFIMSC geospatial tools help commanders manage COVID-19 risk

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – An innovative solution by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Detachment 4 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is giving commanders from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa the ability to accurately assess operational risk and

  • Earth Day 2020: Time to think about mother Earth

    The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. More than 20 million Americans demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment in

  • The United States Air Force Reserve's 72nd Birthday

    The United States Air Force Reserve was formed on April 14,1948, as an available force to serve during wartime. Currently, the Air Force Reserve has approximately 69,200 members serving in 35 wings across the Air Force.

  • Keeping traditions alive during the ‘new normal’

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Sarah Schechter, 86th Airlift Wing staff chaplain, tests communication capabilities in her home in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 8, 2020. Schechter and her family hosted a virtual Passover Seder from their home to maintain physical distancing protocols while performing the 3,000

  • Stuck in a goal: Starting & continuing ambitions

    As I tediously sit in my home after having second breakfast, watching three back-to-back movie marathons and admiring my stubbly telework beard, I realize these are things I used to get excited about before the coronavirus disease 2019 restrictions were implemented.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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