Conserve today, secure tomorrow

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Celeste Bronson, daughter of Maj. Hyrum Bronson, United States Transportation Command flight surgeon, presses dirt into a planted tree April 21 on Ramstein. Kaiserslautern Military Community students, 86th Civil Engineer Group Airmen and federal forest departments celebrated Earth Day by planting more than 1,500 trees on base.

 

Natalia Brown, daughter of Lt. Col. Tyson Brown, 86th Medical Squadron allergist, presses dirt onto a planted tree April 21 on Ramstein. This year, more than 85 Kaiserslautern Military Community students and teachers participated in Earth Day by planting more than 1,500 trees.

 

Ahmaed Cephus, Ramstein Middle School Advancement via Individual Determination instructor, poses for a photo as he plants a tree with his students April 21 on Ramstein. Students celebrated Earth Day demonstrating support for environmental protection by planting trees.

 

Jonas Scheidhauer (right), federal forest department apprentice, hands a tree to a Kaiserslautern Military Community student April 21 on Ramstein. Students, 86th Civil Engineer Group Airmen, and federal forest departments celebrated Earth Day by planting more than 1,500 trees on base.

 

Col. Brian Hartless, 86th Civil Engineer Group commander, shovels dirt to plant a tree April 21 on Ramstein. The 86th CEG leadership and federal forest departments planted trees to celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness for environmental protection.

 

The 86th Civil Engineer Group leadership and federal forest departments participate in a tree planting ceremony April 21 on Ramstein. The tree planting ceremony was held to celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness for environmental protection.