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Participants in the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron’s explosive ordnance disposal ruck and run complete their final lap Oct. 28 on Ramstein. Although 786 CES’s EOD flight conducts ruck marches every month, the October ruck and run was a special Halloween-themed event designed to support the Combined Federal Campaign.

Ramstein community builds bonds with EOD ruck, run

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

The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight conducted a Halloween-themed ruck and run event Oct. 28 on Ramstein.

November 10, 2016 ×

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Airman 1st Class Christopher Jones, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management specialist, sprays repellent in a C-130J Super Hercules to prevent the spread of the Zika virus Aug. 29 on Ramstein. The repellent prevents the spread of the virus by leaving behind a residue that kills mosquitos and other flying insects on contact.

786th CES stops Zika in its tracks

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

With new outbreaks occurring in the U.S., many Airmen may wonder what is being done to prevent the spread of the Zika virus overseas while they are stationed here. The virus is spread through birth, sexual activity or being bit by an infected Aedes mosquito.

September 8, 2016 ×

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Airman 1st Class Gregg Donley (left) and Staff Sgt. Andrew Trelly, 786th Civil Engineering Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians, regroup to prepare for movement to the next objective during a field training exercise July 26 on Ramstein. The FTX served as a way for EOD Airmen to maintain mission readiness by practicing wartime skills and identifying their strengths and weaknesses.

EOD stays wired up with FTX

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

The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal conducted a field training exercise during the week of July 25 to 28.

August 11, 2016 ×

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Airmen from the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal configure their remote computer as they prepare to do maintenance on their All-Purpose Remote Transport System Jan. 28 on Ramstein. The Airmen tested the ARTS on maneuvering through an environment and locating objects scattered around the training area.

ARTS and craft: EOD tests new remote-controlled vehicle

Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer
February 11, 2016 ×

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Airman answers calling

by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On a pitch black October morning in 2002, the humming of engines from an Ilyushin Il-62 commercial airliner faded as it taxied away from Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. It didn’t get far. The jet crashed and burst into flames after running off the tarmac into the grass and veering into the nearby woods.

October 22, 2015 ×

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Firefighters and base leadership demonstrate extinguishing an aircraft fire Oct. 8 on Ramstein. As part of Fire Prevention Week, families visited Fire Station 1 to learn about fire safety including home-fire safety issues, fire extinguisher training and holiday safety tips. The event concluded with a live fire demonstration where leadership from throughout Ramstein helped firefighters extinguish a simulated aircraft fire in the burn pit.

Open house promotes Fire Prevention Week

Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Firefighters and base leadership demonstrate extinguishing an aircraft fire Oct. 8 on Ramstein. As part of Fire Prevention Week, families visited Fire Station 1 to learn about fire safety including home-fire safety issues, fire extinguisher training and holiday safety tips. The event concluded with a live fire demonstration where leadership from throughout Ramstein helped firefighters extinguish a simulated aircraft fire in the burn pit.

October 15, 2015 ×

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A fire truck is parked outside Fire Station 2’s newly-renovated stall Sept. 22 on Ramstein. Station 2 provides the quickest response times to locations such as base housing, the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center and high-risk work facilities on Ramstein.

CES Airmen celebrate ‘perfect’ station renovations

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

Airmen from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrated the official reopening of Fire Station 2 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 22 on Ramstein.

October 8, 2015 ×

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Airman 1st Class Fred Jones, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment operator, looks to make sure a tractor trailer hitch is properly aligned during the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Tractor Trailer Training program Aug. 10 on Ramstein. The program teaches students how to safely drive and maneuver tractor trailers and includes an average of 58 hours of behind-the-wheel training.

AFCEC drives new training to USAFE

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Air Force Civil Engineer Center held a Tractor Trailer Training, or 3T, program for civil engineer pavements and equipment operators from Aug. 3 through Aug. 14 on Ramstein.

August 21, 2015 ×

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Water is emitted through foam generators during a biennial fire suppression system test Feb. 19 on Ramstein. There are two water storage tanks, each of which takes approximately 26 minutes to empty and run through the drainage system.

Sprinklers come alive in hangar five

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Recently, hangar five suspended operations for two consecutive days due to a biennial fire suppression system test and inspection.

March 5, 2015 ×

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A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the Ramstein flightline Dec. 3 as civil engineers clear the ramp after the first snowfall of the season. The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment shop came in early in the morning to ensure Ramstein can keep launching aircraft.

Airmen plow through first snowfall

Photos by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales

     

December 11, 2014 ×