Post Tagged with: "1st Communications Maintenance Squadron"


Tech. Sgt. Ryan Joslin, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of quality assurance assistance, hangs from an individual descender cable during tower rescue and climbing training March 9 on Ramstein. The 1 CMXS Airmen took turns as a rescuer and simulated victim during the training.

1 CMXS Airmen train with their heads in the clouds

Story and photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The sound of clinking harnesses filled the air as the Airmen toiled ever upward toward the clouds. Fat raindrops, too impatient to wait, leapt down to meet them and dripped off boots, hard hats, and gear. Far above the ground the Airmen focused on the task at hand, momentarily oblivious […]

March 23, 2017 ×


1st CMXS, 86th CS optimize networks together

1st CMXS, 86th CS optimize networks together

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Armando Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron special teams deploy all over Europe and Africa helping improve cyber networks, but this month they are taking time off the road and working close to home.

February 18, 2016 ×


Staff Sgt. Ivan Guerrero, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron cable and antenna systems technician, climbs a telephone tower Oct. 9 on Ramstein. The 1st CMXS Airmen attended Specialized Technical Aided Rescue Training, which encompasses multiple ways to rescue a telephone tower fall victim.

START prepares Airmen to save lives from above

Story and photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen from the 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron participated in Specialized Technical Aided Rescue Training for tower and rope access Oct. 5 through 15 on Ramstein.

November 5, 2015 ×


Photos by Senior Airman Jonathan StefankoStaff Sgt. Eric Klusman, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron special maintenance team member, disassembles a decommissioned radar tower for transport May 6 on Ramstein. The 30-year-old system provided air traffic controllers with a 360-degree view of Ramstein’s 11,000-square-mile airspace. Its replacement will provide all the capabilities of its predecessor, while vastly improving the detection capabilities and overall support for air traffic controllers.

Comm changes on radar


May 15, 2014 ×