Ramstein Airmen continue supporting Afghanistan evacuation operations

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Ramstein Airmen, supported by U.S Army soldiers and Airmen across Europe, continue to support Operation Allies Refuge and care for the health and safety of individuals awaiting further transportation to more permanent resettlement locations.

Ramstein evacuation status, as of 7:30 a.m. Aug. 26, 2021:

  • Approximately 55 U.S. Air Force aircraft have arrived to Ramstein Air Base.
  • More than 14,500 evacuees have come through Ramstein Air Base from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar and Kabul airport, Afghanistan.
  • More than 3,500 evacuees have departed on approximately 16 flights from Ramstein Air Base to the United States.

Flights are expected to continue throughout the weekend.

The next media opportunity will be Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. Media interested in attending must provide a copy of their Identification Card and media affiliation to 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs (email: 86aw.pa@us.af.mil) no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 27, 2021.

Imagery is constantly updated and available at https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/eucomafgevac