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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Barkley, 86th Security Force Squadron patrolman, states his reason for getting the COVID-19 vaccine at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2021. Barkley received the second dose of the vaccine as part of Phase 1a of the COVID-19 prioritization plan for first responders and select medical personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)

Ramstein: A year in photos

2021 was a big year at Ramstein Air Base. Take a tour through a year in photos.

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USAG RP: A year in photos

USAG RP: A year in photos

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jorge Jimenez, left, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, plays ball with an evacuee child at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 24, 2021. Jimenez helped prepare food for evacuees and helped increase morale by playing games with the children. Ramstein is providing safe, temporary lodging for evacuees while they wait for transportation to other transient locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jared Lovett)

2021 Year in Review: Afghanistan Evacuation Operations

In 2021, Ramstein Air Base transformed into U.S. European Command’s primary evacuation hub supporting one of the largest, most complex humanitarian airlift operations in history.

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Ramstein hosts Christmas Market

Ramstein hosts Christmas Market

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Teamwork, elbow grease: 521 AMOW, 436 AMXS Airmen conduct first OCONUS C-5M engine change

Teamwork, elbow grease: 521 AMOW, 436 AMXS Airmen conduct first OCONUS C-5M engine change

Maintainers completed the first overseas C-5M Super Galaxy engine change at Ramstein AB, Dec. 6. The 13-day task to change the largest U.S. Air Force aircraft engine was a team effort and took a diverse group of eight maintainers from various duty locations, specialties and backgrounds. The team included a […]

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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Trevor Derr, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight chief, runs with an American flag at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 7, 2021. Derr originally began running as part of a New Year’s resolution to run 1,000 miles a year. After losing a friend who struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder, Derr shifted his goal to running with the flag and raising awareness for mental health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madelyn Keech)

Saving lives one mile at a time

Many people may have seen U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Trevor Derr, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight chief, carrying an American flag while running at Ramstein Air Base, but they may not know the reason behind it.

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Lajes NCO oversees major contract fulfillments

Lajes NCO oversees major contract fulfillments

Ramstein’s geographically separated unit at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, has seen major contract fulfillments in the last year, thanks to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dominick Cagle, 765th Air Base Squadron contracting flight section chief. Since joining the 65th Air Base Group team in March, Cagle has led a five-member […]

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Community Events – December 17, 2021

Community Events – December 17, 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. Friday Night Karaoke at Armstrong’s Club Sing your favorite songs during Karaoke Night at 9 p.m. Dec. 17 at […]

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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass meets with Airmen at the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing hangar during her visit to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 1, 2021. Airmen presented capabilities displays to Bass, going over the accomplishments and lessons learned during Operation Allies Welcome. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

CMSAF Bass back at Ramstein

During a visit to Ramstein Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass, who had two assignments at Ramstein, spent time with various units, discussed Operation Allies Welcome, checked in on day-to-day operations and hosted an all-call.

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Tree lighting kicks off holiday season

Tree lighting kicks off holiday season

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