Post Tagged with: "37th Airlift Squadron"


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Photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer
Airman 1st Class Quinn Harris, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, peers over the skies at another C-130J Super Hercules flying over a blanket of clouds Feb. 10. During the Korean War, the squadron flew airborne assaults at Sukchon, North Korea, and Munsan-ni, South Korea, and aerial transportation between Japan and Korea.

Herc history honored: 37 AS celebrates 75 years

by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Friday, Feb. 10, was a cold, dreary day on Ramstein. A blanket of dark clouds eclipsed the sun and sky, shutting out the light and dappling the landscape with delicate snow. Anybody would have wanted to stay inside and succumb to the stillness of a grave winter morning.

February 16, 2017 ×

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37 AS assists in international lift

37 AS assists in international lift

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Clear skies and a cold breeze added to the atmosphere of the moment while two crews assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron at Ramstein assisted their passengers’ mission for the day: jumping out of a perfectly good C-130J Super Hercules.

December 15, 2016 ×

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Airman 1st Class Patrick Stone, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, poses in front of a C-130J Super Hercules Nov. 17 on Ramstein. Stone, along with wingman Staff Sgt. James Gaston, 37 AS loadmaster, worked together to create a new repair program within their unit, which salvages usable parts from nonfunctional headsets to create complete units. In the first iteration of their program, Gaston and Stone were able to assemble nine fully functional headsets from individual components, thus reducing the number of new headsets needing to be purchased. Together, they saved the Air Force $8,100.

Team Ramstein embraces innovation

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Team Ramstein is embracing its culture of innovation by putting a new way to inspect its units and Airmen into action.

December 2, 2016 ×

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Photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes
Senior Airman Anthony Oldham, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares Soldiers to jump from a C-130J Hercules over the skies of Germany Sept. 21. Oldham saved the life of a local civilian while on temporary assignment to Poland by pinching off the man’s jugular vein 
Oct. 17, 2015.

Loadmaster acts on instinct, saves man’s life

by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As a child, he didn’t know those long walks with his father would one day save a man’s life.

October 6, 2016 ×

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37th AS provides worldwide airlift for NATO allies

by Senior Airman Nicole Keim
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

RIGA, Latvia — The hum of propellers fills the airfield as the outside world is still silent and waking. It is 4 a.m. and sunny with clouds scattered across the Baltic sky. Twelve Airmen work diligently, reviewing checklists and running inspections, as fuel is pumped into two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft before another busy day.

June 23, 2016 ×

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Romanian Airmen descend after jumping out of a C-130J Super Hercules during an airfield seizure for exercise Carpathian Spring May 18 over Romania. The airfield seizure operation demonstrated the shared commitment and close cooperation between the U.S. and its NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats.

37th AS supports airfield seizure exercise

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 37th Airlift Squadron completed an airfield seizure during exercise Carpathian Spring May 18 in Romania.

May 26, 2016 ×

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Romanian airmen board a C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Carpathian Spring May 10 on Otopeni Air Base, Romania. During the exercise, the Romanians trained alongside U.S. Airmen to boost interoperability between the two NATO allies.

When in Romania: 37th AS flies NATO allies

Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer
May 19, 2016 ×

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An Airman from the 86th Maintenance Squadron releases liquid oxygen out of a C-130J Super Hercules before flight during exercise Carpathian Spring May 10 on Otopeni Air Base, Romania. The 37th Airlift Squadron and Romania have been participating in these squadron-based deployments since 1996.

37th AS conducts exercise in Romania

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania — The 37th Airlift Squadron kicked off exercise Carpathian Summer 2016 May 9 on Otopeni Air Base, Romania.

May 19, 2016 ×

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Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer
Tech. Sgt. James Moenning, 37th Airlift Squadron evaluator loadmaster, discusses the operations of a C-130J Super Hercules ramp with Pierre Yves, a French military contractor, April 28 on Ramstein. The French air force recently purchased several C-130s and visited the 37th Airlift Squadron to survey the aircraft in order to better understand its features and capabilities.

Ramstein Airmen familiarize French air force on US C-130s

by Senior Airman Nicole Keim 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Representatives of the French air force visited with Airmen at the 37th Airlift Squadron for a presentation on aircraft features and capabilities after recently purchasing several of their own C-130J Super Hercules and KC-130 Hercules April 28 on Ramstein.

May 12, 2016 ×

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Capt. Kenneth Jubb, 37th Airlift Squadron flight commander, receives the Air Medal pinned by Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, Feb. 19 on Ramstein. Jubb received the prestigious award for demonstrating exemplary airmanship and professionalism to safely recover an aircraft during an emergency ramp-open landing.

Ramstein members recognized for heroism

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Two Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron were awarded the Air Medal Feb. 19 on Ramstein.

February 25, 2016 ×