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  • RAB expands modern training

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Group recently implemented a virtual reality program to supplement flightline training, reduce noise emissions from aircraft and reduce costs at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 86 AW conducts COVID-19 patient movement training

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Operations Group, 86th Medical Group and 86th Maintenance Group participated in a simulated open-air movement of COVID-19 positive patients on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

  • Ramstein hosts week-long exercise

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Pravel, 86th Maintenance Squadron C-130J Super Hercules crew chief, wears mission-oriented protective posture gear during Exercise Operation Varsity 19-01 on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 28, 2019. During the exercise, participants stayed in a protective

  • 86th MXG Airmen achieve perfection

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Group on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, launch C-130J Super Hercules aircraft every day.But it’s been three years since they launched one like this.The 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s responsibility is maintaining the 86th Airlift Wing’s fleet. The 86th

  • 86 MXS puts KC-135 back to work

    Col. Clifton Reed, 6th Maintenance Group commander, visited Ramstein Air Base Oct. 2, 2017, to personally thank the Airmen who helped repair a KC-135 from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla, for their hard work and diligence.

  • 86 MXG hosts maintainer Olympics

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth Welch, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron communications countermeasures navigation systems craftsman, runs with equipment bags during a relay race at the Maintainer Olympics in the dual hangar bay on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 24, 2017. Maintainers must be

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