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  • Ramstein supports Rapid Falcon

    A High Mobility Artillery Rocket System waits to be loaded onto a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 19, 2020. The 37th Airlift Squadron supported exercise Rapid Falcon, a training and readiness exercise involving U.S. and Romanian army field artillery units at Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania. (U.S. Air Force
  • Operation Varsity tests base, Airmen readiness

    Airmen here wrapped up the latest iteration of Operation Varsity Oct. 23, 2020 after nearly two weeks of responding to a series of events, simulations and sirens.
  • 86th AW leadership holds first all-calls

    The 86th Airlift Wing command team set aside two days last week to host their first all-calls since their arrival at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • Operation Stolen Cerberus VII: Giving back to the Greek community

    Even one small act of good can make a difference in another person’s life.Stolen Cerberus VII exercise participants came together Sep. 12 to donate school supplies and toys to a local orphanage in Athens, Greece. “We [always] try to do some community outreach to show our appreciation to the host country,” said Natalie Caballero, 37th Airlift
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • OPT ensures base is poised, ready for COVID-19 challenges

    Up until recently, a global pandemic was something most people only heard of in books and movies. Zombie apocalypses, doomsdays and viruses that infect the world in a matter of days seemed like pure science fiction.
  • On the front lines: 86 MDG COVID-19 Operations

    The 86th Medical Group transformed their operations on the medical campus to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019.
  • Blood, sweat, tears: Raven training at Ramstein

    Their instructors watched with stoic faces and eyes as cold as ice; if the students can’t handle the heat here, how can they handle it when they are on a real mission?
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