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Three U.S. Air Force medical Airmen exit a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft following the first-ever operational use of the Transport Isolation System at Ramstein Air Base, April 10. The TIS is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while allowing in-flight medical care for patients afflicted by a disease — in this case, COVID-19. 
Photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine

Mobility Airmen conduct historic first aeromedical evacuation mission using Transport Isolation System

Air Mobility Command aircrew and medical personnel conducted the first operational use of the Transport Isolation System (TIS) to perform an aeromedical evacuation of three U.S. government contractors who tested positive for Coronavirus, from Afghanistan to Ramstein Air Base, April 10.

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Leonardo Carrasco Munoz, 721st Aerial Port Squadron air transportation passenger service specialist, takes a passenger’s temperature in the entrance of the Ramstein Passenger Terminal at Ramstein Air Base, March 20. Prior to entering the terminal, each passenger received fever assessments. The Ramstein Passenger Terminal has transformed their operations to protect against the spread of coronavirus disease 2019.

COVID-19 operations: keeping passengers safe

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Leonardo Carrasco Munoz, 721st Aerial Port Squadron air transportation passenger service specialist, takes a passenger’s temperature in the entrance of the Ramstein Passenger Terminal at Ramstein Air Base, March 20.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Ethan Myers (right), 86th Security Forces member, participates in guard mount before taking post on Ramstein Air Base, March 24. The purpose of the guard mount is to take accountability, as well as pass on all pertinent and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19.

COVID-19: Defenders stay ready, resilient while protecting base

The 86th Security Forces Squadron recently implemented preventative measures to protect Defenders from potential exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 while they maintain normal operations on Ramstein Air Base, March 24.

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KMC Notices, News

The housing hype

Important reminders for housing residents PLAYGROUNDS: The Kaiserslautern military on-base communities have joined other German towns and villages in closing all public playgrounds to combat the spread of COVID-19. For your protection, “the base playgrounds at Ramstein, Vogelweh, and Landstuhl will be closed until further notice.” VIRTUAL: The KMC Housing […]

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March 23 11:26 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 4:15 p.m.: Damage to private property in Zweibruecken March 25 8:23 a.m.: Larceny of private property in Weilerbach 11:50 a.m.: Damage to private property in Landstuhl March 26 08:54 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern March 27 09:48 a.m.: Larceny of […]

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Health, News

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted a virtual town hall March 30, in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. This weekly installment of the virtual town hall was delivered via Facebook Live and Armed Forces Network – Kaiserslautern.

HPCON Charlie spurs new town hall questions

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted a virtual town hall March 30, in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19.

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A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron sits on the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, March 26 before a training mission to Chievres, Belgium. The C-130J and the 37th AS remain ready to conduct worldwide airlift missions, throughout the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

COVID-19: ‘Nothing can stop the US Air Force’

As global emergency responders, members of the 37th Airlift Squadron stay mission ready during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Local Business Directory

During the COVID-19 outbreak, local businesses have altered their opening times and services. The Find-It Guide has collected information on these businesses to keep you informed. 

March 26, 2020 ×

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Ramstein leaders host second virtual town hall

Ramstein leaders host second virtual town hall

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted their second virtual town hall March 23 in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19.

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USAFE supports Italy COVID-19 response

USAFE supports Italy COVID-19 response

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, an 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules out of Ramstein Air Base, transported an En-Route Patient Staging System (ERPSS) to Aviano AB, Italy, for delivery to the Italian Ministry of Defense. This mobile, or fixed system, provides 10 patient holding/staging beds and can […]

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