• Airman 1st Class Christopher Torres, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, delivers a speech to shopmates after releasing a C-130J Super Hercules with a black letter designation Oct. 7 on Ramstein. A black letter designation indicates that an aircraft is operating under ideal circumstances and has no outstanding mechanical issues or due inspections.

    AMXS Airman launches perfect C-130J

    On Oct. 7, Airman 1st Class Christopher Torres, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, released a C-130J under black letter conditions, which indicates that the specific aircraft is operating without any discrepancies, due inspections or maintenance problems.

  • Joint terminal attack controllers from the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron take part in Serpentex 2014 Sept. 15 to 26 in Mont-de-Marsan, France. Serpentex was the seventh annual French air force-hosted multinational close air support exercise with more than 700 members from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States working together.

    Airmen take part in exercise Serpentex

    A mixture of total force Airmen participated in the seventh annual French air force-hosted multinational close air support exercise, Serpentex, Sept. 15 to 26 in Mont-de-Marsan, France.

  • Senior Airman Matthew Clark, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department driver and operator, teaches Ramstein Middle School students about fire truck equipment Oct. 9. The 86th CES firefighters came out to the middle school to talk to the students about their job and the importance of fire safety.

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Senior Airman Travis Pettis, 86th Medical Support Squadron radiology technologist, positions an X-ray tube over a simulated patient Sept. 24 on Ramstein. The 86th MDSS takes X-rays to detect broken bones, fractures and even illnesses such as pneumonia.

Radiology keeps Airmen deployment ready

Whether a broken bone or an annual chest X-ray for a flyer, the 86th Medical Support Squadron Radiology Clinic is crucial in keeping Airmen healthy and deployable. An X-ray is defined as an electromagnetic […]


European agricultural pests pose threat to US farmers

Europe is home to many agricultural pests that are not found in the United States, and soil is a natural hideout for them. This is why cleaning anything that collects dirt before you send it stateside is so important. These pests can cause great damage to the U.S. farming economy.


Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan CastelanThe U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band prepares to deliver a performance inside the Conservatoire de Luxembourg Oct. 9 in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Air Force bands support the global Air Force mission by preserving national heritage, providing professional musical products and acting as ambassadors throughout their touring schedules and performances.

Air Force music ambassadors present concert

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Halloween in the KMC

Trick-or-treaters are invited to come out and enjoy Halloween throughout the Ramstein, Vogelweh and Landstuhl family housing areas Oct. 31.


NFL cheerleaders give back, entertain Ramstein

As a sea of children stood on the basketball court timidly waiting, music began playing. Suddenly, six Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders ran out and grabbed hands and led a conga line to kick off the event. - READ MORE...

Soldier helps Army win bowling title

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