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  • A night out with 86th SFS Airmen

    Staff Sgt. Nigel Carl, 86th Security Forces Squadron raven patrolman, walks out to his squad car to begin his shift on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Mar. 6, 2017. As the largest career field in the Air Force, it’s the job of security forces to protect, defend, and fight global enemy forces. (U.S. Air

  • 3rd Air Force commander: balance work and life

    Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark, 3rd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief and former 3rd Air Force command chief, participated in an immersion tour of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing Feb. 3.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 86 CES Firefighters train in plane rescue operations

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany—The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, alongside the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers, performed an annual extraction exercise Aug. 23, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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