Heritage, pride and legacy are a few words that may come to mind as people walk through the halls of the 37th Airlift Squadron.
Archive for June, 2014
A significant memorial was held in the small town of Wereth, Belgium, to celebrate, honor and recognize 11 African-American Soldiers who fought and were massacred during World War II. These men are now remembered as “The Wereth 11.”
In the largest orchestrated air, ground and sea assaults of the century, more than 850 C-47 Skytrains piloted by Airmen with the Army Air Forces and the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron were to deliver approximately 13,000 paratroopers from the 82nd and 101st Airborne into battle.
MAY 27 2:01 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:43 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 7:23 a.m.: A minor traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl. 2:50 p.m.: A minor traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. MAY 28 1:03 p.m.: Larceny of government and private property was reported in Steinwenden. […]
Two veteran pilots who were part of the D-Day invasion over Normandy, France, spoke to a packed crowd of service members, dependents and retirees Monday on Ramstein.
Ever since I can remember, I enjoyed helping people. It was something that brought me great happiness. Helping support my friends, family and co-workers was always something that I felt was my mission to do. I felt a personal responsibility to serve others and to relieve the pain of those […]
As I entered technical training in 2005, the first words I heard were, stay fit-to-fight. Listening to our instructor gather opinions and discussing how the physical fitness examination changed from what we experienced through our different commissioning source was definitely a conversation point.