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Retired Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Andrews meets with several Ramstein Airmen during a visit to the air traffic control tower May 24 on Ramstein. Andrews had the opportunity to speak to the controllers on duty that day and share with them his background as a 30-year retired traffic controller. Andrews entered the Air Force in 1947 and retired in 1977 after having served in several combat roles during his military career.

Airman returns to Ramstein after 54 years

Story and photos by 1st Lt. Clay Lancaster 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It doesn’t happen often, and it won’t happen for some. But occasionally, Airmen get the opportunity to meet an original 1947-era Airman — those trailblazers who laid the first bricks of airpower on the long blue line.

June 2, 2016 ×