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  • 86th MXG Airmen achieve perfection

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Group on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, launch C-130J Super Hercules aircraft every day.But it’s been three years since they launched one like this.The 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s responsibility is maintaining the 86th Airlift Wing’s fleet. The 86th

  • German-American partnership on display during air show

    When boarding U.S. aircraft during an air show, it is natural for people to expect a U.S. pilot or crew member to greet them.This wasn’t the case when a group of German school children visited a C-17 Globemaster III during the Berlin Air and Trade Show on April 27. Instead, they were greeted by a

  • NATO paratroopers jump for Toy Drop 2017

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Jared Johnson (left) and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Holzem, both C-130J Super Hercules pilots assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, take off for Operation Toy Drop 2017, in a U.S. Air Force C-130J on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 6, 2017. The aircraft flew over Alzey Drop

  • Joint-Exercise Double Eagle wraps up in Serbia

    “This exercise is important because it builds the readiness of both our militaries,” said Lieutenant General John Gronski, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe. “When you have a ready military a region can be more stable and secure.”The Serbian government invited the U.S. to train with

  • Massive attack in Mogadishu spurs quick-response support from CJTF-HOA

    At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in coordination with the U.S. Mission to Somalia and U.S. Africa Command, a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed from the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) here, loaded with medical and recovery supplies in response to the

  • 37th AS drops 173rd IBCT Airborne troops

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules and Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron, recently supported the U.S. Army’s 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) with personnel drops in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Aug. 8.Training such as this is essential to preserving joint readiness, building

  • 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