Whether it’s through freezing rain or scorching heat, many Airmen work tirelessly to employ airpower every day. More specifically, the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft electrical and environmental systems flight works diligently around the clock to ensure Ramstein’s air power is wired for success. From cabin pressurization to engine control, […]
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The Air Force functions like a complex machine made up of interlocking gears that keep the mission rolling. Every wheel is important with its specific function, but when one gear malfunctions, the whole mechanism suffers. The 86th Maintenance Group is an element of Ramstein that keeps the mission pushing forward.
The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, alongside the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers, performed an annual extraction exercise Aug. 23 on Ramstein.
On Oct. 7, Airman 1st Class Christopher Torres, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, released a C-130J under black letter conditions, which indicates that the specific aircraft is operating without any discrepancies, due inspections or maintenance problems.
At a moment’s notice, Airmen of the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron provide combat-ready C-130J Super Hercules, designated visitor aircraft and equipment.
Promoting human relations, equal opportunity and public service while being a role model for Department of Defense personnel are some things Ramstein’s recipient of the annual NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award attributes to his success; however, without the support of the community, his dream may never have become a reality.
To keep Ramstein’s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules mission ready, crew chiefs are responsible to maintain the birds wherever they might land.
Many things can discourage young Airmen arriving at a new base, let alone a new country. Fortunately for one Airman, she was able to overcome any concerns by using her core values to come up with solutions and make those worries fly away.