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An evacuee from Afghanistan waves before boarding a flight at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 15, 2021. This is one of the final outbound flights to leave Ramstein after a three-week pause. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor Rhynes)

Majority of evacuees depart Germany

Over the course of approximately two months, Ramstein provided evacuees from Afghanistan temporary lodging, food, medical services and support while awaiting transportation to the United States.

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Secretary of Defense travels to Europe to reassure front line states

Secretary of Defense travels to Europe to reassure front line states

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is traveling to Europe to reassure allies and partners of America’s commitment to their sovereignty in the face of Russian aggression. Austin will visit Georgia, Ukraine and Romania before attending the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels. “We are reassuring and reinforcing the sovereignty […]

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USAFE-AFAFRICA Warfare Center exercises its missile defense, European Test Bed 21-2

USAFE-AFAFRICA Warfare Center exercises its missile defense, European Test Bed 21-2

The Combat Training School hosted its 8th iteration of the European Test Bed at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Warfare Center, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Oct.4-7. ETB is an event where military minds from the U.S. and NATO gather to explore and experiment with new ways to defend […]

October 22, 2021 ×

Blotter

KMC Blotter – October 22, 2021

October 11 7:15 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Bann 8:30 p.m.: Theft in Amsterdam October 12 8:10 a.m.: Theft in Saarbruecken October 13 12:15 p.m.: Theft in Kaiserslautern October 14 12:24 a.m.: Assault in Kindsbach 12:05 p.m.: Damage to personal property on Pulaski Barracks 3:45 p.m.: Major traffic collision in […]

October 22, 2021 ×

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USAFE-AFAFRICA hosts senior leader, spouse conference

USAFE-AFAFRICA hosts senior leader, spouse conference

October 22, 2021 ×

Commentary

Commentary: A message from 86 AW commander

Commentary: A message from 86 AW commander

To the 86th Airlift Wing Airmen and Team Ramstein: During the Columbus Day weekend, outbound flights resumed to transition our remaining 9,000 Afghan evacuees to destinations in the United States. It was a day we had all been looking forward to. None of us could have anticipated in August that […]

October 15, 2021 ×

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Regional Director coins fire inspectors for work protecting Afghans, support team for Operation Allies Welcome

Regional Director coins fire inspectors for work protecting Afghans, support team for Operation Allies Welcome

Installation Management Command-Europe Director Tommy Mize presents a newly created IMCOM-E coin to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Fire Inspector Daniel Scherer at the Sembach Fire Station, Oct. 5. Mize recognized Scherer and fellow inspector Dirk Barz for their work on Operations Allies Welcome keeping Afghan travelers safe. Inspectors Scherer and […]

October 15, 2021 ×

Blotter

KMC Blotter – October 15, 2021

October 4 6:47 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Steinalben 10:01 a.m.: Damage to personal property at Miesau Army Depot October 5 7:23 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Ramstein-Miesenbach 4:20 p.m.: Major traffic collision near Hettenhausen October 6 1:30 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a traffic collision in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau 6:19 p.m.: […]

October 15, 2021 ×

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US, Estonia host European partnership flight event

US, Estonia host European partnership flight event

Service members from the U.S. military and six allied and partner nations came together for a European Partnership Flight event, the Baltic Radar and Sensor Visibility and Integration Workshop co-hosted by  U.S. Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and the Estonian Ministry of Defence in Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 13-17. […]

October 8, 2021 ×

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Meet USAFE –AFAFRICA’s newest command chief, CMSgt. Benjamin Hedden

Meet USAFE –AFAFRICA’s newest command chief, CMSgt. Benjamin Hedden

There’s a new face within the halls of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa headquarters building – a senior enlisted leader who advises on the readiness, training, development and utilization of more than 21,000 enlisted personnel assigned to the command. Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin Hedden assumed […]

October 8, 2021 ×