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  • Incirlik NCO competes in Ms. Veteran America 2016

    An Incirlik NCO who volunteered her time to bring out the beauty in homeless women, was recognized for her efforts in a competition for female veterans.Tech. Sgt. Antonia Williams, 39th Air Base Wing Equal Opportunity counselor, could have never fathomed she would be chosen as one of six U.S. Air Force representatives in the Ms. Veteran America
  • 1st CBCS keeps Ramstein connected

    Nomophobia is the proposed name for a new fear that has surfaced in the digital age - the fear of being without a cellphone or any other means of communication. For many, this level of communication isn’t necessary, but it is vital when it comes to deployed situations. The 1st Combat Communications Squadron participated in an exercise called Healthy Thunder from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4 that prepared its Airmen for setting up, maintaining and defending communications while in a deployed location.
  • Ramstein community builds bonds with EOD ruck and run

    EOD Airmen conduct ruck marches on the last Friday of every month as one of the ways to keep themselves ready for their mission.
  • Airpower and Portuguese partnership

    Wheels go up as aircraft emerge into the blue sky over the choppy, Atlantic abyss. Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, is a critical piece of the 86th Airlift Wing mission to provide airlift capabilities around the globe.“There are only a few islands that actually exist in the middle of the Atlantic,” said Col. Dan Furleigh, 65th Air Base Group
  • 86th MUNS Airmen help keep Air Force in the fight

    Munitions Airmen are responsible for inspecting the munitions to ensure their serviceability, sorting the munitions according their type and shipping them to their appropriate destinations.
  • A mother’s love never fades, a community never forgets

    In 1952, Joy Currie, a young wife to an Air Force master sergeant in Koblenz, Germany, was staying in Wiesbaden awaiting the birth of her first child, a little boy. Arriving a week late, Gary Currie was born a full-term, 8-pound baby on Sept. 17, but there was a problem. “I was barely 18 years old,” Joy said. “Very naïve. I saw him when he was first born, but then they rushed him off to the nursery. I thought that was just the normal thing to do, I didn’t know anything was wrong.” Gary lived for about 12 hours before succumbing to aspiration pneumonia, a condition caused by inflammation in the lungs from inhaling materials such as food or liquids.
  • Airman leads U.S. tennis team to international victory

    The Olympics are known for bringing athletes from around the globe together for friendly competition. However, international competition and comradery doesn’t only occur every four years. First Lt. Hannah Kabaso, the deputy sexual assault response coordinator for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst recently attended the NATO International Sports Competition in Sardinia, Italy, where she served as the captain and coach of the U.S. Tennis Team.
  • A pilot grounded, a life rebuilt

    “I remember the ride up the mountain in the van,” he recollected with some effort. “I recall the room you get ready in, I had (my equipment) and I remember prior to putting on my boots. As far as I remember I have never put on my ski boots in New Zealand.”Kevin Ormsby, a former Air Force pilot, had seemingly lost everything after a life-changing
  • 496 ABS provides air power platform

    The tarmac is lined with aircraft, waiting and ready to move to a forward deployed location. The 496th Air Base Squadron, a geographically-separated unit from the 86th Airlift Wing, provides a worldwide platform for air power.With a unit of only 600 personnel, Airmen at Morón make up only 25 percent of that population. Team Morón is comprised of
  • Going pink: an Airman’s fight for breast cancer awareness

    Breast cancer runs in Hebner’s family, and seeing her relatives suffering from it has affected her personally, she said. That is why she decided to join the fight against the disease, adding that she knew there is a possibility that she herself could be affected by it in the future.
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