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  • 86 VRS, Army expedite repairs

    Through innovation and resourcefulness, the 86th VRS has saved time and money by establishing a new partnership with local Army supply to expedite military tactical (M-series) vehicle repairs at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 86 MXS extracts C-130H fuel tank for training

    The 86th Maintenance Squadron removed fuel tanks from each wing of a C-130H Hercules ground trainer aircraft to use for confined space training. The additional hands-on training from the extracted fuel tanks is estimated to save the Air Force up to $700,000.
  • RAM flights secure fight against COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Taylor Stephens, 76th Airlift Squadron readiness flight commander, and 1st Lt. Jacob Goodwin, 76th AS training officer, flew to Italy to pick up coronavirus disease 2019 test kits using NATO’s Rapid Air Mobility initiative, May 8, 2020. RAM provides allied military flights a unique NATO call sign and expedites flight clearances.
  • 86 AW conducts COVID-19 patient movement training

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Operations Group, 86th Medical Group and 86th Maintenance Group participated in a simulated open-air movement of COVID-19 positive patients on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
  • COVID-19 ops: AEOT provides lifesaving support, transfer to positive patients

    Airmen assigned to Air Force Reserve Command from various locations within the United States arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to assist with coronavirus disease 2019 operations from May 2-3.
  • Stuck in a goal: Starting & continuing ambitions

    As I tediously sit in my home after having second breakfast, watching three back-to-back movie marathons and admiring my stubbly telework beard, I realize these are things I used to get excited about before the coronavirus disease 2019 restrictions were implemented.
  • Braving the fire: Airman overcomes difficult childhood, finds joy

    Throughout her life, Airman 1st Class Kayla Jerido, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire apprentice, has been described as the positive type, exhibiting a great energy for life. However, those who have heard the energetic 27-year-old’s journey are often taken by surprise.
  • COVID-19: ‘Nothing can stop the US Air Force’

    As global emergency responders, members of the 37th Airlift Squadron stay mission ready during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
  • 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.
  • USAFE Takes Flight in Latvia supporting Saber Strike

    A-10 Thunderbolt II engines roared to life as pilots and aircraft deployed to Europe from the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, kicked-off air support for Saber Strike, June 4, 2018.
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