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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Wist, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance technician, plays the bugle during a Veterans Day ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium, Nov. 11, 2017. Despite inclement weather, more than 100 veterans and civilians turned up for the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Ramstein Airmen honor U.S. veterans in Belgium
Bad weather did not deter Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from celebrating Veteran’s Day at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium.
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2017
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
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Airmen from the 424th Air Base Squadron, a geographically separated unit of Ramstein’s 86th Airlift Wing, supported a rotation of a U.S. Army Combat Aviation Brigade on Chièvres Air Base, Belgium, Oct. 20, 2017, and supported throughout the duration of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Powidz Air Base, Poland. Helos galore: 424th ABS hosts 10th CAB in support of Atlantic Resolve
Airmen from the 424th Air Base Squadron, a geographically separated unit of Ramstein’s 86th Airlift Wing, supported a rotation of a U.S. Army Combat Aviation Brigade on Chièvres Air Base, Belgium, Oct. 20, 2017, and supported throughout the duration of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Powidz Air Base, Poland.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Manuel Nunez, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, cleans a helmet on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 17, 2017.  Airmen in AFE are responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and keeping accountability of various kinds of equipment used by aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) AFE saves lives every day
Imagine being in an aircraft 30,000 feet in the air when suddenly something goes wrong: a pressure drop, a fire, a malfunction, or any other emergency.Not only will the aircrew have to act quickly to save themselves, but their equipment must also work properly.This is why aircrew flight equipment Airmen dedicate themselves to providing clean,
0 10/20
2017
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein bags groceries for an Airman at the commissary on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. Gen. Goldfein worked as a bagger at the Ramstein commissary as a teenager. He passed through Ramstein on his way back to the states after visiting Airmen at several locations in the Middle East. Paper or Plastic? CSAF returns to Ramstein roots
Paper or plastic?” is not something you would normally expect to hear from a four-star general. However, that’s exactly what customers heard when Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein stopped by the Ramstein commissary on Aug. 21, 2017.
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U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, Gen. Tod Wolters, gives opening remarks at an F-35 leadership forum at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 20, 2017. The forum gathered experts and stakeholders from Denmark, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the United Kingdom to plan a common vision among F-35 platform users. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen) Eight nations set stage for F-35 in Europe
More than 50 senior leaders from the European theater participated in an F-35 leadership forum held at Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, July 19-20. The assembly of experts and stakeholders aimed to provide a common vision among F-35 platform users on future force projection, theater integration and interoperability.
0 7/21
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A U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment Interim Armored Vehicle Stryker drives out of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Plovidv Airport, Bulgaria, July 14, 2017. U.S. Air Forces in Europe airlift will also deliver Stryker vehicles in support of upcoming exercises Swift Response 17-1 and Saber Guardian 17.  These U.S. led multinational exercises ensure high readiness forces can respond to any threat or crisis in a timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) USAF demonstrates capabilities in European theater
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The U.S. Air Force airlift provides the capability to deploy armed forces and assets anywhere in the world within hours.
0 7/20
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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Contingency Response Group watch a high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle suspended from a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook for the 435th CRG’s sling load operation during exercise Saber Strike 17 at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, June 10, 2017. The 435th CRG Airmen rigged the HUMVEE to the Chinook and were watching to make sure it had been rigged properly. Saber Strike 17 highlights the inherent flexibility of ground and air forces to rapidly respond to crises allowing for the right presence where it is needed, when it is needed. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) 435 CRG practice like they play in Saber Strike 17
A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules roars overhead as a pallet of equipment is pushed from the back, plummeting to the ground before it’s mad decent is softened by the whoosh of a deploying parachute. A strong wind whips dandelion seeds into the air and the C-130 is forced to land instead of dropping 435th Contingency Response Group paratroopers onto the grassy field as well. The 435th CRG from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, has been operating out of Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, for exercise Saber Strike 17 from June 5 to 15.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AFOSI: Brief easy, travel safely
For many service members and their families, one of the many benefits of being stationed in Germany is the ease with which they can travel, but everyone still needs to take steps to ensure their travels are as safe as can be.
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