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  • Ramstein wraps up Exercise Operation Varsity 19-01

    Ramstein wrapped up Operation Varsity 19-01, a week-long exercise testing the response capability of multiple base agencies.
  • 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 shelter until given the all clear. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 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 Maintenance Squadron works to maintain all the support
  • Ramstein C-130Js get the C-check treatment

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Squadron Isochronal Maintenance Dock take 86th Operations Group aircraft to ensure C-130J Super Hercules aircraft are up to standards for aircrews to fly.
  • PMEL Airmen keep Europe calibrated

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Squadron test measurement diagnostic equipment flight keep tools and systems across EUCOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, and TRANSCOM calibrated to accomplish the Air Force mission.
  • Wax on, Wax off: 86th MXS cleans C-130J

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Rachel Revels (left), and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Lindsay Hallford, both C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs, spray a C-130J engine with cleaning solution on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 20, 2017. Airmen clean the entirety of the aircraft before every inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M.
  • 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.
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