Ramstein conducts Emergency Response Exercise

U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 86th Airlift Wing spray water onto a simulated fire and save a simulated Airman during Operation Varsity 23-3 at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 15. Photo by Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn Oiler
The 86th Airlift Wing conducted Operation Varsity 23-3, a mission assurance exercise, at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 14-18. Mission assurance exercises test the wing’s ability to respond to emergency situations such as aircraft accidents, active shooter scenarios, and extreme weather events.