The U.S. Air Force airlift provides the capability to deploy armed forces and assets anywhere in the world within hours. U.S. Air Forces in Europe works with Air Mobility Command and supports a total-force effort to execute rapid global mobility and enable global reach. While in the European theater, USAFE […]
Archive for July, 2017
The 86th Airlift Wing hosted the fourth annual Mudless Mudder for resilience day July 21 on Ramstein.
I readjust my shorts for the tenth time as I walk toward the group of people waiting around the van, reading the requirements for appropriate clothing. “Are they too short? It’s too hot outside for pants, but what if I’m the only one wearing shorts? Oh, she’s wearing sweats and […]
July 18 10:43 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Kindsbach 11:51 a.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Bann 11:56 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle on Vogelweh 3 p.m.: Inappropriate contact between minors on Ramstein 7:15 p.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Ramstein-Miesenbach July 19 […]
Giant Voice upgrade The 86th Communications Squadron will upgrade Giant Voice capabilities across the KMC (Ramstein/Einsiedlerhof/Vogelweh) through Aug. 24. The upgrade will improve the reliability and quality of mass notification capabilities. To ensure a successful upgrade, testing will occur Mondays through Saturdays. Members of the community may hear activity from […]
The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing has a new commander, Col. Trey “Lou” Rawls. Col. Rawls re-cent-ly answered a few questions on his new position and his past Air Force experiences. Q: What was it like being a test pilot? A: It was an amazing opportunity to continue to bring […]
Airmen strive to be the best they can be every day while emulating the Air Force core value — excellence in all we do. A group of Airmen from the 86th Dental Squadron did exactly that at the Mudless Mudder July 21 as they crossed the finish line dead last.
The Ramstein Bazaar is a spectacular four-day shopping event featuring treasures from all over the world. This year’s event will be held Sept. 14 to 17 on Ramstein’s flightline. In order for this event to be a huge success, the club needs lots of volunteers from the community. Approximately 500 […]
Starting Monday, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care.
Living overseas can be difficult for many service members and their families due to not having many of the conveniences they are used to in the United States, but that’s where the Army and Air Force Exchange Service comes into play. Often in several locations around a base or post, […]