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  • Ramstein Airmen arrive in Normandy for memorial exercises

    More than 60 Airmen assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing arrived in Cherbourg, France, May 30, 2018, to conduct annual commemorative exercises in the Normandy region.
  • 74 years later, spirit of D-Day lives on

    U.S. and allied troops landed upon Normandy again— not to liberate the region from tyranny, but to honor those who did. Aircraft from the U.S. and other allied nations airdropped parachutists, both military and civilian, over the town of Sainte-Mère-Église to commemorate the Normandy campaign.
  • Joint airlift brings Stolen Cerberus V to a close

    Members of Team Ramstein, and the Hellenic armed forces concluded exercise Stolen Cerberus V at Elefsis Air Base, Greece.
  • Moroccan military supports AFRICOM’s first JPAD-MAGU drop

    Since the introduction of airdrops in World War II, flying at low-levels has had its concerns: How do you ensure the accuracy of delivering cargo while also keeping your aircraft and crew safe from hostile ground forces? The answer: A self-navigating cargo load.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA wraps up exercise in Morocco

    Exercise African Lion 2018 concludes as approximately 900 U.S. service members prepare to redeploy out of the Kingdom of Morocco and Tunisia.
  • 21st OWS: Writers of the storm

    21st OWS Airmen skillfully protect servicemembers across Europe by precisely, skillfully predicting the worst European storm in 11 years.
  • Call for USAFE Airmen swimming teams

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Air Force Sports is accepting applications for its 2018 Headquarters Allied Air Command men’s and women’s swimming teams. Training camp is set May 25 - 27, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.   Interested U.S. Air Forces in Europe personnel can create an account to complete the application process in the new
  • Holiday Crime Prevention

    Christmas will be here in no time, and with that comes an increase in crime. To help prevent becoming a victim during the holiday season, the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron suggests these holiday safety tips to help prevent theft and break-ins.
  • Customs shopping guide for the holidays

    Some people are just not good at buying the right gifts. While this is normally a matter of taste, people new to Europe should note that many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. import rules.
  • Take Command with TRICARE Changes: Enrollments Shifting from Fiscal to Calendar Year Starting in January 2018

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. “Changing from a fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to a calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans,” said Capt Nicholas Edvarchuk 86th Medical Group Tricare Operation and Patient Administration Flight Commander. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year. This includes retirees and their family members in TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRICARE Reserve Select and those in TRICARE Young Adult plans. This change is one of several changes that TRICARE is adopting in 2018.
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