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86th MXS crawls into C-130 fuel tank inspection

86th MXS crawls into C-130 fuel tank inspection

Story and photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen working in their career field may find themselves in places or situations they never imagined they would be. This could be traveling to a country they never expected to see, perhaps working alongside generals, or even crawling into the cramped fuel tanks of a C-130J Super Hercules.

August 17, 2017 ×
Airman 1st Class Kaden Blackstock, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Civil Engineer Operations Heavy Repair Flight heavy equipment operator, uses an excavator to dig before laying a sidewalk Aug. 8 on Ramstein. There are a variety of ways to complete each of the 786th CES CEOHP base-maintenance tasks, such as removing the stump to build a sidewalk. Airmen use knowledge, experience and problem-solving to complete their tasks so that Ramstein’s pedestrians, vehicles and aircraft can travel safely.

786th CES dirt boys get the job done

August 17, 2017 ×
Winter is coming, 86th VRS is prepared

Winter is coming, 86th VRS is prepared

Story and photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

During spring, with the summer sun and sandy beaches filling Airmen’s thoughts, many might not be thinking about the winter season and what they need to do to prepare for it.

August 17, 2017 ×
Airman 1st Class Suneeta Sund, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health technician, practices CPR on a mannequin Aug. 3 on Ramstein. The 86th Medical Group hosts a CPR training course once a month for individuals who have prior certification in adult, child and infant CPR.

Want to teach CPR? 86 MDG offers courses

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Medical Group conducted CPR training for personnel from squadrons Aug. 3 on Ramstein.

August 10, 2017 ×
721 AMXS: Taking care of Airmen, families takes care of the mission

721 AMXS: Taking care of Airmen, families takes care of the mission

by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the “Mission Movers” at the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the work can be tiring. As the busiest of the 521st Air Mobility Wing’s en route maintenance units, the Airmen often work hours upon hours to keep the mission moving. Working an extremely high tempo, the Airmen put in time, […]

August 10, 2017 ×
86 AW Command Post reacts quickly

86 AW Command Post reacts quickly

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Every day, thousands of people come in and out of Ramstein going about their business and accomplishing a host of missions. Ramstein is part of the Kaiserslautern Military Community, which is the largest community of Americans outside the United States. The installation itself is a major hub for operations throughout […]

August 10, 2017 ×
Hit me with your best shot

Hit me with your best shot

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
August 10, 2017 ×
Eyes on the sky keep airfield traffic safe

Eyes on the sky keep airfield traffic safe

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
August 10, 2017 ×

More informed, entertained, connected with AFN Kaiserslautern’s new frequency

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Armed Forces Network Kaiserslautern provides information and entertainment for U.S. Department of Defense personnel and families across the Kaiserslautern Military Community, to include Baumholder. In January, AFN updated their frequency from 100.2 to 105.1, allowing them to access even more of their 64,000 potential audience.

August 3, 2017 ×

Take Note — August 4, 2017

Logo design contest The 86th Airlift Wing Innovation Transformation Office is looking for a new logo for the wing innovation program. The newly designed logo should make Airmen instantly think of new ideas and innovations and all things related to process improvement. The contest will run through Thursday. Prizes include […]

August 3, 2017 ×