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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Contingency Response Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, conduct an F-15 hot-pit refueling training with the 48th Maintenance Group at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, July 27, 2022. The training aids in expanding the squadron’s Agile Combat Employment capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Olivia Gibson)

435 AMF adds airframe to maintenance capabilities

Six members of the 435th Contingency Response Squadron Aircraft Maintenance Flight integrated with the 48th Maintenance Group for F-15 hot-pit refueling training at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, July 18-28.

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KMC Blotter – August 12, 2022

August 1 12:03 a.m.: Drug related incident in Mainz August 2 6:59 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Mackenbach 7:45 p.m.: Assistance rendered for an animal bite in Otterberg 9:02 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Siegelbach August 3 4 a.m.: Driving under the influence in Kaiserslautern 1:01 p.m.: Driving under the […]

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Celebrating 70 Years of Ramstein Air Base

Celebrating 70 Years of Ramstein Air Base

My heartfelt congratulations on the 70th anniversary of Ramstein Air Base! For 70 years, Ramstein Air Base has played a significant role in our two countries’ shared history. From here, multiple generations of Americans have served to ensure the security of the United States, Germany and Europe as a whole. […]

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Celebrating 70 years: letters from mayors in the KMC

Celebrating 70 years: letters from mayors in the KMC

Dear ladies and gentlemen, dear neighbors, As one of the largest American military installations outside the United States, the Kaiserslautern region can look back on decades of excellent German-American relations.  When I say relationships, I don’t just mean good neighbors. In the seven decades or so that U.S. forces have been […]

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Commentary: State Secretary of the Interior Roger Lewentz

Commentary: State Secretary of the Interior Roger Lewentz

Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear fellow American citizens, For 70 years now, the region has been shaped by Ramstein Air Base and the U.S. troops stationed in the Western Palatinate. While in the beginning it was still a hesitant acquaintance after the catastrophe of World War 2, but in the meantime, […]

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More than 25,500 days of German-American partnership

More than 25,500 days of German-American partnership

For the last 70 years, Americans and Germans in Rheinland-Pfalz have forged an unbreakable bond formed through seven decades of personal and professional interactions. There have been many moments of goodness since 1952, and it is important to recognize our accomplishments as we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Ramstein Air […]

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Commentary: Kaiserslautern County Commissioner Ralf Leßmeister

Unambiguously you came to Europe, to Germany, and contributed to the end of that insane and inhumane National Socialism — at that time, more than seventy years ago. For us, your arrival here was the “Sound of Freedom.” They brought peace, freedom and the idea that people essentially want the […]

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Commentary: Police President Michael Denne

Ladies and Gentlemen, “70 years Air Base Ramstein,” a reason to celebrate! On behalf of the employees of the Rheinland- Pfalz Police, Headquarters Westpfalz Kaiserslautern, I would like to congratulate you on this accomplishment. Through the Ramstein gateway, the U.S. Air Force made a significant contribution to the stability and […]

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Commentary: First Deputy Mayor Marcus Sauter

The Union Community of Bruchmühlbach-Miesau congratulates Ramstein Air Base on its 70th anniversary and wishes all the best for many more years to come. Although our union community was not founded until 20 years later; in all that time we have been able to get to know and appreciate the […]

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In appreciation of 70 years of partnership

In appreciation of 70 years of partnership

On behalf of the men and women of the 86th Airlift Wing, our leadership team would like to thank our host nation for your steadfast friendship and support for 70 unprecedented years. Each year as we reflect on our enduring partnership, we develop a stronger sense of appreciation for your […]

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