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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, prepare to depart on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for the first U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Operation Copper Arrow 2021 flight at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2021. The tanker crew carried out the refueling of a NATO E-3A Sentry aircraft operating out of NATO Air Base, Geilenkirchen, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

Operation Copper Arrow: Refueling the mission forward

The first aircrew to support U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Operation Copper Arrow 2021 executed refueling operations from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, April 16.

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Participants compete in Wild Boar Mud Run

Participants compete in Wild Boar Mud Run

       

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Earth Day: Ramstein sows seeds

Earth Day: Ramstein sows seeds

The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron’s installation environment management department provided approximately 500 oak trees to 60 service members and their families for an Earth Day tree planting event at Ramstein Air Base, April 20. In the U.S., the 2021 Earth Day theme is “Restore Our Earth.” Bringing attention to natural […]

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Second generation Korean American reflects on Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Second generation Korean American reflects on Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a national observance that honors the perseverance and legacy of Asian and Pacific Americans and celebrates their contributions to the nation. For Col. Abraham Suhr, a second generation Korean American, a block of American cheese generates memories of a connection between his […]

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European Best Defender Competition tests “total Soldier concept” for 10 AAMDC

European Best Defender Competition tests “total Soldier concept” for 10 AAMDC

Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command competed in a strenuous battle to test their physical and mental capabilities during the 2021 European Best Defender Competition, April 11-16. The European Best Defender Competition is a command competition consisting of several events held over a five-day period, including […]

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Airmen fortify missile defense strategies during European Test Bed

Airmen fortify missile defense strategies during European Test Bed

The European Integrated Air and Missile Defense Center hosted a European Test Bed event at the Warrior Preparation Center, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, April 12-15. ETB is an experimentation venue where the U.S. and NATO can explore, evaluate and align concepts and defensive strategies to defend Europe from air and missile […]

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Community Events: April 30, 2021

Community Events: April 30, 2021

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Cooking with Command Cooking with Command is a new virtual series aimed at bringing the community together and uniting […]

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Starting the journey

Starting the journey

 

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Powered by fitness

Powered by fitness

The 786th Force Support Squadron and the United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Innovation and Transformation Office celebrated new environmentally friendly fitness equipment at the Northside Fitness Center on Ramstein Air Base as part of Earth Week, April 23. The equipment, known as Sports Art, is capable of […]

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Angelo-Miguel Lopez, 86th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician speaks to 86th Maintenance Group leadership at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 27, 2021. Lopez briefed leadership on empowerment as part of the MxMADE program, a mentorship program designed to develop Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emmeline James)

Mindset: MxMADE

Using the 86th Airlift Wing’s line of effort of Develop Airmen and Care for Families as a guideline, 86th Maintenance Group leadership created a new mentorship program.

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