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Staff Sgt. Bradley Beaty, 86th Security Forces Squadron K-9 handler, and Omega, a military working dog, pay their respects Feb. 24 to Sano, an MWD who was recently put to rest. The 86th SFS held a memorial ceremony to honor Sano’s eight years of service to the Air Force.

Honoring Sano’s 8 years of service

Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

 

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Col. Miguel Castellanos, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, prepares to fire at targets during a shooting competition.

Colonel holds rare Rifleman’s Badge, President’s Hundred title

by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The rank of colonel on his Army Combat Uniform and the long rows of ribbons on his service uniform distinguish him, but there is something far rarer to be seen. He has earned two accolades in marksmanship that place him in a military tradition dating back over 100 years.

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The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Spouses’ Group recently gathered for a great cause — to crochet items for cancer patients.

721st AMXS spouses crochet for cancer

by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
6th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Spouses’ Group recently gathered for a great cause — to crochet items for cancer patients.

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Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Public Health technician, prints files for his food inspector kit Feb. 17 on Ramstein. Cherry was selected as the U.S. Air Force Public Health Airman of the Year for his work with deployed service members and efforts to contain malaria, among other accomplishments.

Ramstein Airman earns AF Public Health AOY

Story and photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Air Force recently named an 86th Medical Group Airman the 2014 Public Health Airman of the Year.

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Airmen lay out map for fellow engineers

Airmen lay out map for fellow engineers

Story and photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Civil Engineer Group hosted a training day Feb. 12 with its engineering technicians and explosive ordnance disposal Airmen teaching a core task to fellow comrades who are qualified in other CE skill sets.

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Passengers arriving from Baltimore-Washington International Airport depart an aircraft upon arrival at the Ramstein Passenger Terminal Feb. 4. The passenger terminal serves more than 13,000 passengers in an average month.

Passenger terminal connects Airmen around globe

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Transportation to a service member’s next duty location is an important part of one’s career. Without aerial port squadrons around the world, Airmen would have a harder time getting to their bases, especially if that base is overseas.

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Staff Sgt. Nicholas Evans (left), 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron ground crew member, and Staff Sgt. Drew Bivens, 86th AES technician, carry a litter with medical equipment onto a C-130J Super Hercules Feb. 6 on Ramstein. The 86th AES ensures their Airmen are ready to be called upon at any time with training sorties, such as the one in which Evans and Bivens participated.

Airmen train to save lives

Photos by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales

       

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Col. Troy Dunn, 86th Mission Support Group commander, speaks during a base honor guard graduation ceremony Jan. 30 on Ramstein. The graduating honor guardsmen completed a week-long training class that taught them drill and ceremony procedures.

Airmen vow precision, valor

Photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski

         

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Airmen control land, sky emergencies

Airmen control land, sky emergencies

Story and photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It’s 2 a.m., and they sit surrounded by a quiet calm only broken by occasional banter from a security TV. The smell of coffee permeates the air as the Airmen file their daily work.

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An apron hangs next to an Airman Battle Uniform at the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility Feb. 4 on Ramstein. The DFAC food service team provides healthy options to help ensure Airmen meet Air Force fitness standards.

Fueling for fight

Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Air Force mission to fly, fight and win comes at a demand for reliable Airmen who are ready 24/7 to ensure success. Without the food services team at the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility, the mission would not have fuel for the fight. The Rheinland Inn at Ramstein Air Base is […]

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