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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jon T. Thomas, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration director, observes U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Oregan, USAFE Warrior Preparation Center Air Ground Operations School Joint Terminal Attack Controller instructor, as he runs a simulation using the Joint Terminal Control Training and Rehearsal System at the WPC at Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany, Nov. 2, 2017. Thomas visited the WPC to participate in the ribbon cutting event for the new domed simulator. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer) USAFE WPC introduces new domed simulator
The United States Air Forces in Europe Warrior Preparation Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighting the delivery and operational status of the new Joint Terminal Attack Controller domed simulator Nov. 2.
0 11/03
2017
U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, tests a piece of equipment for cracks with Tech. Sgt. James Cone and Staff Sgt. Timothy J. Schwenning II, both 86th Maintenance Squadron Nondestructive Inspection technicians, during an immersion tour on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 23, 2017. Wolters coined all four Airmen assigned to the shop for their efforts in finding the best course of action for detecting cracks in the equipment saving the Air Force money. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Gen. Wolters thanks Ramstein Airmen
U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, center, receives a briefing from 435th Air Ground Operations Wing officials at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 23, 2017. Wolters visited two wings on Ramstein and spoke with Airmen from numerous units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua
0 11/03
2017
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 934th Airlift Wing, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, take off in a C-130H Hercules from Powidz Air Base, Poland, during the latest iteration of Operation Atlantic Resolve, Oct. 16, 2017. The NATO-led exercise prepares U.S. and Polish Airmen to work together in order to increase interoperability and enhance regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass) Ramstein Airmen join Polish allies for Operation Atlantic Resolve
More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, along with two C-130J Super Hercules said, ‘tschuss,’ to Germany and, ‘cześć,’ to Poland for the latest iteration of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
0 10/18
2017
French military officials receive a wreath from a U.S. Army representative during a Memorial Day ceremony on Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, France, May 28, 2017. 2017’s ceremony was especially notable, because it marked 100 years since the U.S. entered the First World War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Ramstein celebrates Memorial Day at Lorraine American Cemetery
Military and civilian officials commemorated fallen service members in a solemn Memorial Day ceremony here today.
0 5/28
2017
Combat communications Airmen from various units operate equipment during an exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 26, 2017. Airmen from active duty, the reserve, and Air National Guard participated in the first total force integrated combat communications exercise for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Combat Comm integrates total force in USAFE-AFAFRICA
Combat communications Airmen, affectionately known as Combat Comm, marked a significant achievement for their career field April 26, 2017, on Ramstein Air Base.
0 5/01
2017
Maj. Corey Carnes, Deployment Transition Center director, conducts a welcome brief for redeploying Airmen on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2017. The DTC takes redeployers through a four-day re-immersion course which aims to help them ease back into non-deployed life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

10,000 and counting; DTC here to serve more re-deployers
The Air Force Deployment Transition Center is continuing to push forth its mission to support the Air Force’s most valuable assets: Airmen.
0 3/13
2017
A military fuel truck drives on the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 10, 2017. The Kaiserslautern Military Community received a record snowfall of approximately 3 1/2 inches in one day, making it the largest snowfall in a 24-hour period in the area since 2009. Local weather studies report that the state of Rheinland-Pfalz receives an average of 24.4 inches of precipitation each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) The enemy doesn't take snow days, neither does team Ramstein

0 1/13
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Cassidy, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, peers out the back of a C-130J Super Hercules after air dropping more than 50 paratroopers over the skies of Germany, Nov. 30, 2016. The crew, stationed at Ramstein Air Base, assisted in International Jump Week by providing aircraft for the paratroopers to jump from. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass) 37th AS assists in international lift
Clear skies and a cold breeze added to the atmosphere of the moment while two crews assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, here, assisted their passengers’ mission for the day: To jump out of a perfectly good C-130J Super Hercules.November 28-Dec. 2, marked the most recent iteration of International Jump Week, an exercise held bi-annually with NATO
0 12/05
2016
Ramstein leadership meet with the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility staff before Airmen eat during a Thanksgiving meal at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2016. Every year at Ramstein, leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community visits the base’s dining facility to cook food and meet Airmen during Thanksgiving. In the U.S., the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition can trace its origins back to 1621 in the heart of a newly-founded city called Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. However, the first nationwide Thanksgiving proclamation was made by the first president of the U.S., George Washington, in 1789. Since then, the holiday has been celebrated by an entire nation to recount the blessings of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Ramstein leadership joins Airmen, celebrates Thanksgiving

0 11/24
2016
Airman 1st Class Caleb Witham, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment apprentice, repacks a BA-22 parachute, July 25, 2016 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The AFE flight rotates Airmen in support of the 76th Airlift Squadron and the 37th AS mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nesha Humes) Ramstein Airmen: detail oriented, disaster prepared
Day-to-day life is full of revelations, some good and others bad. When bad situations arise, an Airman’s attention to detail on the ground is imperative to save a life in the air. The 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen ensure the safety of aircrew by properly equipping them for everyday and emergency missions.
0 10/03
2016
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