• Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa commander, delivers his first address as commander during a change of command ceremony held at Ramstein Air Base, May 1. As the new commander of USAFE-AFAFRICA, Harrigian is responsible for the full spectrum of Air Force war-fighting capabilities for two combatant commands.

    Gen. Harrigian: Readiness, posture, partnerships are key mission priorities

    by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Less than 24 hours after officially assuming command, U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, highlighted his key mission priorities for USAFE-AFAFRICA’s area of responsibility spanning 104 countries in three […]

  • A simulated traffic accident victim speaks to a U.S. Air Force Chaplain during Exercise Operation Varsity 19-02 on Ramstein Air Base, May 10. The 86th Airlift Wing Chaplain Corps supported injured members before they were transported to medical treatment facilities.

    Exercise Operation Varsity: 2nd Down

    by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 86th Airlift Wing and surrounding Kaiserslautern Military Community concluded the second installment of Exercise Operation Varsity, an exercise to enhance full spectrum readiness, May 10 on Ramstein Air Base. During the exercise, personnel assigned to the […]

  • U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron stand at parade rest during a ceremony at a WWII memorial in Picauville, France, May 1. The mayor of Picauville and the organization that oversees the memorial recognized and gave thanks to the Airmen who refurbished the memorial.

    435 Construction Training Squadron restores WWII memorial in France

    Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30. The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. […]

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Law Day Lunch

Law Day Lunch

  Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, opens the third annual Law Day Lunch May 10 at the Ramstein Air Base Officers Club with remarks about what it means to have the opportunity for German lawyers and U.S. military lawyers to collaborate.  The Law Day […]

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A simulated traffic accident victim speaks to a U.S. Air Force Chaplain during Exercise Operation Varsity 19-02 on Ramstein Air Base, May 10. The 86th Airlift Wing Chaplain Corps supported injured members before they were transported to medical treatment facilities.

Exercise Operation Varsity: 2nd Down

by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 86th Airlift Wing and surrounding Kaiserslautern Military Community concluded the second installment of Exercise Operation Varsity, an exercise to enhance full spectrum readiness, May 10 on Ramstein Air Base. During the exercise, personnel assigned to the […]

Lifestyle & Health

Paying it forward

Paying it forward

by Stacy Sanning Donor Recruiter and Public Affairs Officer, Armed Services Blood Program – Europe  Almost exactly one year after her son was born, Clarissa Masquef, searched out an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein to donate the gift of life Feb. […]

Sports

Inclement weather shortens Baumholder track, field meet

by Robert Baldwin contributing writer When the public address announcer at the nine-team Baumholder track and field meet on Saturday opened the proceedings by calling “first call for the 400 meter butterfly,” he was closer to the truth than anyone could have guessed. The Ramstein Royals were the last team […] - READ MORE...

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Earth Week 5k Run

Ramstein boys, girls sweep Vilseck; Royals boys up record to 10-0

Schools

EDUCATION NOTES

Voice Lessons Children ages 8-18 can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited Voice Lessons! Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to […] - READ MORE...

Earth Week 5k Run

EDUCATION NOTES

Ramstein boys, girls sweep Vilseck; Royals boys up record to 10-0