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  • The show must go on

    Butterflies begin to invade their stomachs as they step foot on the battered floor. The smell of painted wood fills their nose and the heat of the spotlight touches their skin like a tanning bed. A geyser of adrenaline shoots through their body increasing their heart rate to an all-time high. The show is about to start and the actors and actresses
  • Air Force impacts Airmen 70 years and counting

    For 70 years, Airmen have dedicated their lives to the Air Force mission to Fly, Fight, and Win. Through innovation, sacrifice and perseverance, Airmen have left a great impact on the Air Force. Furthermore, the Air Force has left a great impact on the Airmen.After asking Airmen from different career fields how the Air Force has affected them, this
  • 86th MUNS keeps Air Force armed, makes every shot count

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Munitions squadron conducted a major inspection of the munitions stockpile on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 18-Sept. 22.The squadron conducts a 100 percent inventory of its munitions twice a year.Munitions Airmen, commonly known as ammo troops, are responsible for receiving, inspecting, and storing ammunition before
  • Air crews breathe easy with aerospace physiology

    When pilots and air crews start up the engines, taxi to the runway and the take off into the horizon, they are relying on one another’s skills and expertise to get all of them back on the ground safely. The higher they soar, the more they are at risk for altitude sickness, which can manifest in a variety of ways. The 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Aerospace Physiology’s primary mission is to train aircrew, pilots, loadmasters, or jumpers, and anyone else who flies on the physiological effects of altitude.
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day: Son remembers father lost for 30 years

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Low clouds filled the winter, night sky in North Vietnam. A bombardier navigator and his pilot partner steered their A-6 Intruder aircraft through the hills and valleys of the region’s Hanoi province. At the time, the A-6 was a state-of-the-art, attack aircraft – designed to navigate all kinds of weather. The two U.S. Navy officers weaved their way through the haze acting as a decoy aircraft – distracting enemy, surface-to-air, missile targeting systems and enabling other U.S. military aircraft to successfully carry out air strikes in the area.
  • 37th AS pilots build partnerships, rule the sky

    Somewhere in Romania, two propeller-driven aircraft carved their way through a mountain range. The pilots rode their aircraft like flying stallions, surfing low over the valley.
  • Revitalizing Ramstein: The road to readiness

    Airmen across Ramstein Air Base, Germany, support a massive mission every day, and its leadership is working hard to bolster mission readiness from top to bottom.   The installation is the headquarters of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, and serves as the main thoroughfare for operations across Europe, Africa, and Central Asia.  
  • The best at being last

    Airmen strive to be the best they can be every day while emulating the Air Force core value, excellence in all we do. A group of Airmen from the 86th Dental Squadron did exactly that at the Mudless Mudder, July 21, as they crossed the finish line in dead last.The Mudless Mudder is a 5 kilometer race planned and hosted by volunteers from the 86
  • Ohio National Guard Strengthens Partnership with Allied Nations

    Approximately 200 members of the 180th Fighter Wing, 179th Airlift Wing and 107th Calvary Regiment joined forces joined forces with an additional 200 military members from six allied and partner nations and 10 different airframes from throughout Europe for the two-week exercise, to include Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and the United States.
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