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2020: A year of dynamic airpower with USAFE-AFAFRICA

2020: A year of dynamic airpower with USAFE-AFAFRICA

For more than 70 years, the Airmen assigned to U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa have found ways to adapt, innovate and excel in a rapidly changing warfare environment. This was evident during the past year when Airmen overcame unprecedented challenges while continuing to command the airspace […]

January 8, 2021 ×

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Airman enhances care through innovation

Airman enhances care through innovation

It’s been said that a crisis can be viewed from two aspects, that of danger and another for opportunity. Over the past several months, COVID-19 has transformed business practices, social gatherings and patient care processes. While many of these changes are an expansion of technology to continue the lifestyles we […]

January 8, 2021 ×

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KMC Onstage nabs 14 TOPPER Awards

KMC Onstage nabs 14 TOPPER Awards

It’s been an up and down year for the KMC Onstage Theater. The ups: the performances of the shows which actually made the stage. The downs: having to cancel shows due to COVID restrictions, including a youth show on opening night in March 2020. “This was a very tough year […]

January 8, 2021 ×

Community, Events

Community events

Community events

Due to recently announced 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. Golf Pro available Whether you are just getting into golf or have a long-time love for the […]

January 8, 2021 ×

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Passengers depart from an aircraft in the Ramstein Passenger Terminal at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 9, 2020. As part of COVID-19 guidelines, all visitors are required to wear face coverings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

721 APS maintains flight excellence during COVID-19

With flight times, delays, and seating arrangements, travel by plane can be a monumental task to manage on its own. Add a global pandemic and one may just burst under the strain. Fortunately, the Airmen of the 721st Aerial Port Squadron are here to help. Since March, members of the […]

January 8, 2021 ×

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Airlifter of the Week: Achievement through acquirement

Airlifter of the Week: Achievement through acquirement

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Devin Dailey, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron sortie support assistant flight chief, earned Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Dec. 16, 2020. Dailey was recognized for repurposing $400,000 worth of equipment at no cost to his unit. “We stood up a program to support […]

January 8, 2021 ×

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86 AES concludes NPC-L training with proof-of-concept flight

86 AES concludes NPC-L training with proof-of-concept flight

           

January 8, 2021 ×

Community, Features

Host Nation Office promotes community cohesion, German relations

Host Nation Office promotes community cohesion, German relations

Ramstein Air Base operates under a unique agreement with Germany. The base sits on German national territory, provided to U.S. forces for exclusive use under a stationing contract between the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States. What makes the relationship unique is the contract can be terminated by […]

December 18, 2020 ×

Community, Events

Community Events

Community Events

Due to recently announced 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. Holiday Dinner To-Go at the Rheinlander Get your premade holiday dinner! Enjoy time with your loved ones […]

December 18, 2020 ×

Features, Health

Members of the 86th Medical Group Public Health flight pose for a photo at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 20, 2020. Public health officials contact trace positive COVID-19 patients and isolate them to protect the public from further exposure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

COVID-19: Then and now

In the eight months since COVID-19 arrived on base, Ramstein has come a long way. In March the base confirmed its first case, marking a step into uncharted territory. Operations had to be flexible to prevent the spread of the virus.

December 18, 2020 ×