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  • U.S. troops jump to stay certified

    A U.S. Air Force jumpmaster with the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron checks the gear of a fellow Airman prior to boarding a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 29, 2018. Jumpmasters are trained to prepare paratroopers before a jump to prevent injuries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M.
  • Ramstein’s groundbreaking new school

    Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community celebrated the groundbreaking of a new school building on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 28, 2018.Students, faculty members, and 86th Airlift Wing officials welcomed the soon-to-rise Ramstein High School with a festive ceremony which included band performances and a choir.Officials from the U.S.
  • 22 nations attend Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit

    22 NATO and allied partners attended the Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit held at Ramstein Air Base, Germany held March 19 to March 23, 2018.
  • Ramstein welcomes new dorm

    Officials from the 86th Airlift Wing, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and German officials celebrated the inauguration of a new dormitory building on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 7, 2018. The crowd welcomed dormitory 2411 and its residents with an informal ribbon-cutting ceremony. Capt. Bethany Blackburn, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron housing
  • How to transfer schools during a PCS

    People making a permanent change of station have a long list of things to check before they move to their next base. This list gets even longer for those who have kids in school.Parents should notify their child’s school about their PCS once orders are received, and ask about the earliest date they can withdraw their child. They also request the
  • PCSing? Not before turning in your VAT forms!

    Are you leaving Germany to move to your next duty station? Don’t forget to settle your business, especially when it comes to tax relief. When U.S. DOD members make a permanent change of station to Germany, they have the privilege of saving money on taxes by purchasing VAT forms and enrolling in the utility tax avoidance program. UTAP enables
  • Day of departure: PCS edition

    Outprocessing from an overseas assignment is known for being a complicated process, but service members can finally take a breather once they wake-up on that final day-of-departure morning. Though the day of departure may be a day to relax, for some, the day can quickly turn into one of the busiest.
  • Renovations underway at Ramstein fitness centers

    The Northside Fitness Center and the Southside Fitness Center are both currently undergoing renovations on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, with an expected completion date in June 2018.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA contractor earns Purple Heart

    A communications engineer assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa video operations center received the Purple Heart on Feb. 27, 2017, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.Judson Rackley, an Army veteran who now serves the Air Force as a contractor, received the decoration in front of his friends, family, and colleagues during a simple
  • 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.
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