• Staff Sgt. Lacy Owens, 86th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, helps Tech. Sgt. Ambree Evans, 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental technician, wrap a splint during a self-aid and buddy care rodeo July 10 on Ramstein.

    SABC rodeo rounds up life-saving techniques

    Members of the 86th Medical Group participated in a self-aid and buddy care rodeo
    July 10 on Ramstein.

  • Airmen from the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron on Ramstein secure their medical equipment on a KC-135 Stratotanker over Germany. The crew performed an in-flight emergency and went over several scenarios and tanker statistics to help them prepare for future operations on the KC-135.

    KC-135 crew completes three missions in a day

    Out of the quiet, clear blue sky, a KC-135 Stratotanker bursts through the clouds, racing toward its destination. Inside, a small swarm of people move swiftly through the cabin. The chatter is broken by an Airman shouting, “He’s crashing!”

  • Airman 1st Class Ralph Colas, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, waits for the OK to allow U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1-91 Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), Grafenwöhr, Germany, to jump over Estonia July 8.

    Airmen, Soldiers team up for airdrop

    A C-130J Super Hercules from Ramstein Air Base airdropped U.S. Army paratroopers from Grafenwöhr over Estonia during an initial training mission July 8.

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435th AGOW, 435th AEW welcome new command chief

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing welcomed their new command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Samuel T. Simmons. As the command chief, Simmons advises the commander and is responsible for the health and welfare, professional development, training, combat readiness, discipline and effective utilization of the organization’s enlisted personnel. Simmons recently sat down with Ramstein public affairs to talk about his views on the 435th AGOW and 435th AEW’s roles in the Air Force mission, education and the things that shaped him a […]



Analog AFN service to be discontinued on-base as of July 22, 2014


A U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Band trumpet player plays the German national anthem while the flag is lowered during a retreat ceremony on Ramstein.

Band honors nations during retreat


Lifestyle & Health

Courtesy photoBaumholder Army Outdoor Recreation now offers all-terrain vehicle tours on the weekends. The ATV tours take riders through the beautiful Baumholder scenery and the surrounding areas.

Baumholder offers weekend ATV tours

Spend a beautiful summer weekend exploring the Baumholder area in an unconventional way by speeding around on an all-terrain vehicle.


KMC Red Tails advance to European regionals

Over the Fourth of July weekend, the KMC Red Tails overcame adversity and persevered to beat Germany’s NRW in a hard-fought two out of three series to win the German Little League National Championship and advance to the European Regional Tournament as Germany’s representative. - READ MORE...

Soldiers learn fitness fundamentals with trainer course

KMC ‘Red Tails’ win little league championship

Cruising along the Burgundy canals


Regardless of temperature, never leave children in car

Running into the gas station can turn into a shopping trip with little ones. It may seem less of a hassle to keep them in the car for 10 minutes, but talking to security forces, Family Advocacy and legal are a hassle in a situation that could have been avoided. - READ MORE...

Homeschooling on the move

Ten life-changers invented by Germans

Summer screen addiction common, but not normal