• Col. Travis Leighton (left), 65th Air Base Group commander hands Lt. Col. Adam King the 65th Air Base Squadron guidon signifying the activation of the new squadron located at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, June 13. The 65th ABS consolidated the functions of the deactivated units 65th Operations Support Squadron, 65th Communications Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron.

    Squadron Revitalization at Lajes

    by 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs Office LAJES FIELD, AZORES — In line with the U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s squadron revitalization initiative, the 65th Air Base Group consolidated the 65th Communications Squadron, 65th Operations Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron forming the […]

  • Ramstein says Auf Wiedersehen  to vice commander

    Ramstein says Auf Wiedersehen to vice commander

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Wenckus, former 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, receives his retirement certificate from U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, during Wenckus’ retirement ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, June 11. Wenckus commissioned out of the Air Force Academy, Colorado, in […]

  • The German military band played a special performance for retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gail Halvorsen, the famed “Candy Bomber” in the Berlin Airlift, before a memorial service June 11, at Lucius D. Clay Kaserne airfield in Wiesbaden. The event commemorated those who participated in the historic military operation in 1948 to 1949.

    Americans, Germans memorialize airlift personnel 70 years later

    by Jessica Marie Ryan Installation Management Command Europe   WIESBADEN — “All gave some, some gave all” were the words that summed up the courageous feats of military personnel who served in the Berlin Airlift from 1948 to 1949. Community members remembered these acts of heroism during memorial services on […]

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Col. Travis Leighton (left), 65th Air Base Group commander hands Lt. Col. Adam King the 65th Air Base Squadron guidon signifying the activation of the new squadron located at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, June 13. The 65th ABS consolidated the functions of the deactivated units 65th Operations Support Squadron, 65th Communications Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron.

Squadron Revitalization at Lajes

by 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs Office LAJES FIELD, AZORES — In line with the U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s squadron revitalization initiative, the 65th Air Base Group consolidated the 65th Communications Squadron, 65th Operations Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron forming the […]

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The German military band played a special performance for retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gail Halvorsen, the famed “Candy Bomber” in the Berlin Airlift, before a memorial service June 11, at Lucius D. Clay Kaserne airfield in Wiesbaden. The event commemorated those who participated in the historic military operation in 1948 to 1949.

Americans, Germans memorialize airlift personnel 70 years later

by Jessica Marie Ryan Installation Management Command Europe   WIESBADEN — “All gave some, some gave all” were the words that summed up the courageous feats of military personnel who served in the Berlin Airlift from 1948 to 1949. Community members remembered these acts of heroism during memorial services on […]

Lifestyle & Health

Medieval summer market at Lichtenberg Castle

Medieval summer market at Lichtenberg Castle

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Burg Lichtenberg, also known as “Kusel Castle,” will hold its medieval summer market Saturday, noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The official opening, with gun salutes, will take place Saturday, 2 p.m. Vendors will sell clothes, jewelry, […]

Sports

Ramstein, Kaiserslautern athletes sign letters of intent

by Robert Baldwin contributing writer Eight Ramstein and two Kaiserslautern athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at various American colleges and universities. Pictured left to right: Ramstein athletes Garrett Erickson (soccer at Washington & Lee University in Lexington City, Virginia); Masaya Archbold (volleyball at Dakota […] - READ MORE...

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KMC District Soccer U15 Girls make history taking German championship

Naples edges Ramstein men 1-0 to win European 1A soccer title

Schools

RMS presents two nights of stellar productions

Story by Sequinn Lee Photos by David Eldredge Ramstein Middle School The 7th period drama class performed “12 Angry Pigs,” a one-act production written by Wade Bradford, on May 29 In this comical yet surprisingly educational parody of “Twelve Angry Men,” a certain wolf is on trial for blowing down […] - READ MORE...

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Living Museum, Project Based Learning

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