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What is an RAO?

What is an RAO?

The Ramstein Air Base Retiree Activities Office has been closed for many months as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted various base agencies, but the RAO is pleased to open its doors once again in a new location. The RAO serves the community in a variety of ways. It keeps the immediate […]

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jalah Patten, 86th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control tower watch supervisor, left, shows members of the Ukrainian armed forces a tower simulator system during their visit to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 5, 2021. The system allows ATC Airmen to train on airspace and airfield navigation and management on multiple simulated U.S. Air Force bases. The Ukrainian service members were able to review fundamental concepts to potentially enable them to host a variety of U.S. Air Force and NATO aircraft at their installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright)

USAF, Ukraine armed forces strengthen partnership

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces met with a variety of U.S. Air Force units from Ramstein Air Base and Kapaun Air Station, Aug. 2-6.

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Commentary: Harness your experience

Commentary: Harness your experience

My alarm went off around 3:45 a.m. My gear was ready, and I quickly put on my base layers and hut sandals. I carried my bag and gear and left them outside the dining room. It was breakfast time. To me, eating is absolutely essential to climbing and I overeat […]

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V Corps strengthens bond between US, Poland during welcome ceremony

V Corps strengthens bond between US, Poland during welcome ceremony

FORT KNOX, KY. — The U.S. Army’s Fifth Corps held a welcome ceremony for Maj. Gen. Adam Joks, Deputy Commanding General of Interoperability, and Brig. Gen. Matthew Van Wagenen, Deputy Commanding General of Maneuver, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Aug. 4. The ceremony consisted of a color guard led by Staff […]

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Army leverages innovative industry partnerships for next-gen SATCOM capabilities

Army leverages innovative industry partnerships for next-gen SATCOM capabilities

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Army Futures Command is developing next-generation satellite communications capabilities through the use of innovative partnerships known as cooperative research and development agreements. The Army uses SATCOM capabilities to provide beyond line-of-sight (BLOS) communications that allow Soldiers to maintain consistent communications in all environments and situations, […]

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New Force Generation model builds high-end readiness, sustainability for Joint Force

New Force Generation model builds high-end readiness, sustainability for Joint Force

The Air Force announced today it is in the final phases of transitioning to a new force generation model to balance today’s combatant commander needs while building high-end readiness for the future. Replacing the current Air Expeditionary Force construct with a 24-month cycle composed of four, six-month readiness phases, the […]

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KMC Blotter – August 13, 2021

August 2 3:30 p.m.: Damage to private property in Kaiserslautern 4:02 p.m.: Damage to private property in Enkenbach-Alsenborn August 3 Nothing significant to report August 4 6:05 a.m.: Driving under the influence/major vehicle collision/fleeing the scene of an accident in Landstuhl 4:08 p.m.: Shoplifting in Kaiserslautern 5:48 p.m.: Major vehicle […]

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Army logisticians move armored power across Europe for Atlantic Resolve

Army logisticians move armored power across Europe for Atlantic Resolve

The current iteration of Atlantic Resolve has demonstrated the Army’s ability to successfully move armored combat power from strategically located seaports to training and forward operating locations all across Europe. As the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division arrived in theater to relieve the 1st Armored Brigade Combat […]

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Polish army Lt. Jakub Sobolewski, Inspectorate for Armed Forces Support (Medical Division) physician and specialist), looks out of a window overlooking the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 27, 2021. The Polish military visited Ramstein Air Base to observe Negatively Pressurized Conex Lite, used to transport COVID-19 patients, training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madelyn Keech)

Polish military observes NPCL training

Members of the Polish army and air force visited Ramstein Air Base, to observe the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conduct Negatively Pressurized Conex Lite training July 27.

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HHC, USAG Benelux welcomes new commander

HHC, USAG Benelux welcomes new commander

CHIÈVRES, Belgium — Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Benelux, welcomed Capt. Victor Nabeyan II as their commander during an assumption of command ceremony at Chièvres Air Base, July 23. Nabeyan, a native of Yap, Micronesia, attended and graduated from College of Micronesia FSM, Nation Campus. He also attended […]

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