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Photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
KMC spouses interact during the 86th Airlift Wing's SpouseFit event Feb. 23 at the Ramstein Officers' Club. The two-day event featured various activities.

Connections, camaraderie at Ramstein’s SpouseFit

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

The 86th Airlift Wing hosted its first-ever SpouseFit event this week at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, boosting the morale of military spouses by offering a fit, fun and fabulous opportunity to build connections and to stay resilient.

February 23, 2017 ×

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SpouseFit promises fit, fun, fabulous event

Provided by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ditch the overhead projector and leave the dry, stuffy “death by briefings” to the folks in uniform. According to event organizers, Ramstein’s “SpouseFit” workshop, held on Feb. 22 and 23, promises to offer an interactive, fun experience for spouses of all ranks.

February 9, 2017 ×

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Senior Airman Tristan Geray, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, explains different aspects of her job during a base tour Dec. 2 on Ramstein. A group of local leaders from the Weilerbach Union Community received a tour of Ramstein and observed the inside of a C-130J Super Hercules.

Local leaders visit the 86th Airlift Wing

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Sara Keller
December 15, 2016 ×

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Tech. Sgt. Jere Ross, 86th Airlift Wing chaplain corps NCO in charge of plans and programs, sets up the Ramstein North Chapel for a religious service Sept. 21 on Ramstein. The Ramstein chapel community serves the spiritual needs of Airmen regardless of religion or spiritual beliefs.

Ramstein religious support teams help all Airmen

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

Spiritual fitness doesn’t necessarily mean ensuring you regularly go to a personal place of worship. Ramstein’s religious support teams — one chaplain and one chaplain assistant — are on standby to assist Airmen in crisis, who need religious support, or who just want to talk things out without fear of retribution.

October 13, 2016 ×

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Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson
Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, dives for the football during the Commander’s Challenge Sept. 23 on Ramstein. The Commander’s Challenge was part of the 86th Airlift Wing’s Resilience Day and also included basketball, soccer, tug-of-war, softball, volleyball and hula hoop events.

86 AW Airmen take on Commander’s Challenge

Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, dives for the football during the Commander’s Challenge Sept. 23 on Ramstein. The Commander’s Challenge was part of the 86th Airlift Wing’s Resilience Day and also included basketball, soccer, tug-of-war, softball, volleyball and hula hoop events.

September 29, 2016 ×

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Photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing salute during the lowering of the German flag Sept. 9 on Ramstein. The Airmen were participating in a 9/11 memorial retreat ceremony to honor the 2,977 lives lost during the attacks.

Ramstein pays respects to 9/11 victims, first responders

Photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh

Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing salute during the lowering of the German flag Sept. 9 on Ramstein. The Airmen were participating in a 9/11 memorial retreat ceremony to honor the 2,977 lives lost during the attacks.

September 15, 2016 ×

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86 MSG keeps Ramstein moving

86 MSG keeps Ramstein moving

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

When people think of the Air Force, they often think of gigantic cargo planes carrying tanks by air into war zones and supersonic jets soaring through the vast blue sky.

September 15, 2016 ×

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Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, 86th Airlift Wing commander, talks to members of the 86th Operations Group Aug. 22 during his immersion tour.

A chat with new 86 AW commander

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, participated in a Q&A to share his thoughts about the Air Force, the wing and his vision for the future of Ramstein.

September 1, 2016 ×

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Photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer
Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, 3rd Air Force commander (left), passes the guidon to Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore during the 86th Airlift Wing change of command ceremony as Chief Master Sgt. Aaron D. Bennett, new 86 AW command chief, looks on Aug. 17 on Ramstein. The passing of a wing's guidon symbolizes a transfer of command.

86 AW welcomes new CC

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

Members of the 86th Airlift Wing welcomed their new commander Aug. 17 on Ramstein.

August 18, 2016 ×

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Photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer
Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas looks upon the formation as he accepts the position as 86th Airlift Wing commander June 19, 2015, on Ramstein. Thomas served 14 months as the commander before being re-assigned to a new role at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas: One year of memories serving KMC Airmen

Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas looks upon the formation as he accepts the position as 86th Airlift Wing commander June 19, 2015, on Ramstein. Thomas served 14 months as the commander before being re-assigned to a new role at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

August 11, 2016 ×