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  • Taming the flames on Ramstein’s new F-15 mobile trainer

    The 435th Construction and Training Squadron hosted the NATO Firefighter Fundamentals Course March 9-13 to train for aircraft mishaps and pilot extraction scenarios.
  • Multinational Heavy Airlift Wing celebrates 10th anniversary

    The United States, alongside 11 NATO and Partnership for Peace nations, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Heavy Airlift Wing activation under the Strategic Airlift Capability program this week at Pápa Air Base, Hungary.
  • Greatest sacrifice: B-24 Liberator pilot identified, repatriated after 73 years

    As his B-24 Liberator started a spiraling descent after encountering hostile anti-aircraft fire over Bulgaria, 1st Lt. John Crouchley knew what he had to do. Holding tightly onto the controls and desperately fighting with two badly damaged engines, he made sure his nine-strong crew escaped with their lives before the aircraft hit the ground. It was June 28, 1944, and the crew of “The Miss Yankee Rebel” were on their way home from a bombing mission in Romania. Those nine Airmen lived to see another day; their pilot perished along with his aircraft.
  • U.S. Air Force teaches first command and control course in Bulgaria

    Members from the 337th Air Control Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are teaching and overseeing the first Bulgarian command and control training course in Sofia, Bulgaria, from May 28 to June 8.The two week course is taught in preparation for next month’s
  • 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.
  • Bulgaria, US commence joint air policing

    The United States and Bulgarian air forces will conduct the first ever joint NATO air policing mission in Bulgaria, Sept. 9-16. The air policing mission enables on-demand response capabilities, which serve to mitigate and deter violations and infringements on Bulgarian sovereign airspace. Working alongside the Bulgarian air force are four F-15C
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