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Members of an Air Force honor guard team stand in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium, Nov. 11, 2017. The team conducted a hereditary nine gun salute which historically signifies an end to hostilities for a period of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Ramstein AB Airmen honor U.S. veterans in Belgium
Bad weather did not deter Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from celebrating Veteran’s Day Nov. 11, 2017, at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial in Belgium. The ethereal curtain of fog and delicate rainfall only added to the poignancy of the ceremony.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jon T. Thomas, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration director, observes U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Oregan, USAFE Warrior Preparation Center Air Ground Operations School Joint Terminal Attack Controller instructor, as he runs a simulation using the Joint Terminal Control Training and Rehearsal System at the WPC at Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany, Nov. 2, 2017. Thomas visited the WPC to participate in the ribbon cutting event for the new domed simulator. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer) USAFE WPC introduces new domed simulator
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Warrior Preparation Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighting the delivery and operational status of the new Joint Terminal Attack Controller domed simulator Nov. 2, 2017.
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2017
Jackson Parnell joins his mother, Brandy Parnell, in a cool-down stretch during the first Mommy and Me Yoga class Aug. 29, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The instructor incorporated nontraditional names for poses to keep the young children more engaged, as well as created an environment to promote a deeper mother-to-child bond. (U.S. Air Force 
photo/ Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)
Healthy Aging Awareness Month: Improving the health of older adults
Health plays a huge part in how we experience life, and determining current health situations can help lead to a longer and happier life. But what about healthy aging?
0 9/08
2017
Cate Pappas (U.S. Air Force photo) AF civilian named as ‘service to America’ finalist
Cate Pappas is a civilian Air Force intelligence analyst and a 2016 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal finalist.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Command committed to saving energy, reducing costs
Saving energy and reducing costs is something many people strive to do. When an energy bill exceeds $150 million, it becomes a necessity. The energy tab for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa for fiscal year 2013 was a whopping $157.5 million. Since 2003, energy costs have risen about 10 percent, on average annually. These rising costs inspired the command to find ways to save money and precious resources.
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2015
Paratroopers exit a C-130J Super Hercules during International Jump Week near Alzey, Germany, July 7, 2015. During jump week, more than 200 U.S. and allied partners disembarked their designated airframes to strengthen skills and tactics, while building and strengthening international relations with counterparts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka) US takes partnerships to new heights
U.S. Air Force and Army counterparts joined together with service members from nine allied countries to participate in International Jump Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 6-10.
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2015
Gen. Frank Gorenc, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, speaks to senior enlisted and officers from multiple countries throughout Europe and Africa during a the inaugural International Professional Military Development (PMD) Symposium at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 4, 2015. The inaugural PMD course was designed to bring allied and partner nations together to exchange ideas and best practices with the goal of improving their militaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) 15 nations assemble to improve force development
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa hosted 14 allied and partner nations June 2-4, for the inaugural International Professional Military Development (PMD) Symposium in Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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2015
Staff Sgt. Nicholas, right, Aerospace Ground Equipment assistant floor lead, and Senior Airman Michael, AGE journeyman, inspect a MJ-1B Jammer for an oil leak at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Mar. 3, 2015. The AGE flight is responsible for 542 pieces of equipment and averages 4,800 equipment dispatches, 250 maintenance actions and 110 periodic and phase inspections every month. Nicholas is currently deployed from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., and is a native of Geraldine, Ala. Michael is currently deployed from Hill Air Force Base, Utah and is a native of Burleson, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Marie Brown) (RELEASED) Ground equipment Airmen keep aircraft aloft
It’s the minute details of tasks that make what Airmen do so vital to accomplishing their missions. For the Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) flight, these details have a profound impact on flightline operations each day.
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2015
Two U.S. Air Force pilots and a French air force navigator discuss the route to the drop zone during a simulated low-level drop Jan. 21, 2015, at Orleans - Bricy Air Base, France. The drop is one of many events during exercise Volfa 15-1, a French-led exercise designed to improve tactical airlift and fighter squadron operation between allied countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales) Ramstein Airmen train with French air force
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron participated in Volfa 15-1, an annual, multilateral training event led by the French air force at Orleans - Bricy Air Base, France, Jan. 21.
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Slovenian air force Capt. Gregor Virant (left) develops airspace procedures which allow aircraft to land during inclement weather with help from Chief Master Sgt. Luis Martinez and Senior Master Sgt. Bobby Hickman  Jan. 13, 2015, at Cerklje Air Base, Slovenia. The five-day mission supported U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa’s efforts to assist the Slovenian air force in developing control measures for takeoff and landing procedures during instrument flight rules conditions, giving the base the capability to conduct flights is inclement weather conditions. Virant is the 15th Wing chief of air operations. Martinez is the USAFE - AFAFRICA operations superintendent for command and control. Hickman is the 31st Operational Support Squadron chief controller.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. John C. Sherinian) 435th AGOW improves airspace, builds partnerships
The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing led a U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa air traffic control advisory mission in Cerklje Air Base, Slovenia, Jan. 12 to 16.
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Senior Airman Gabriel Sundstrom checks for damage on a battery Jan. 15, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The electrical and environmental systems flight performs pre-flight and preventative maintenance on all aircraft and systems to keep them operational for mission readiness. Sundstrom is an 86th Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Timothy Moore) Maintainers electrify environments through timely inspections
When taking an automobile in for preventative or restorative maintenance, trust is generally put in the hands of a specialist. The same can be said for the aircraft that grace the flight line of Ramstein Air Base.
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2015
Staff Sgt. Matthew Volk guides fellow team members as they load a container specifically built for Santa Claus to deliver toys to children on Dec. 15, 2014, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Much like Santa’s elves, these Airmen and Soldiers were responsible for packing Santa’s sleigh, which happened to be a C-130J Super Hercules. Volk is a 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron aerial delivery technician. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur) Santa’s workshop receives upgrade
For the toy delivery mission to less fortunate children Dec. 15, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Santa needed a little more help than usual. Knowing this, he enlisted the support of some very special elves at the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron to help him pack and load his upgraded sleigh, a C-130J Super Hercules.
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2014
Tech. Sgt. Saquadrea Crosby gets fitted for an N95 respirator by Airman 1st Class Aaron Gonzalez  Oct. 17, 2014, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The N95 respirator is a device that is used to help prevent the spread of germs (viruses and bacteria) from one person to another. As members of the 86th Airlift Wing continue to support missions for Operation United Assistance, Airmen who are expected to interact with returnees from Ebola affected areas will be fitted for the N95 respirators. Crosby is the 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health NCO in charge and Gonzalez is an 86th Bioenvironmental Engineering technician. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller) Ramstein Airmen support Ebola fight, mitigate risks at home
As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein Air Base here continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.
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2014
Default Air Force Logo 'Day in the Life' project showcases right Airman, right job, right time
The 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, spent months of pre-planning, coordination and post-production efforts to create a multimedia project titled, "Day in the Life of the 86th Airlift Wing" showing how the wing supports multiple Air Force, joint and international missions daily.
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2014
An Army Stryker assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, off loads from a C-17 Globemaster III in support of Steadfast Javelin II on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 4, 2014. Steadfast Javelin II is a NATO exercise involving over 2,000 troops and takes place across Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Damon Kasberg) C-17 crew gets Army Strykers into the 'fight'
Air Mobility Command's mission is to provide rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces, a capability demonstrated during Steadfast Javelin II, a large-scale, joint, multinational exercise held on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from Aug. 31 through Sept. 11. The exercise further focuses U.S., NATO and partner forces on concepts such as decisive and sustainable land operations.
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Ramstein Airmen welcome international partners for NATO exercise
The 86th Airlift Wing opened its flightline to Air National Guard C-130 Hercules from six states and U.S. Transportation Command C-17 Globemaster IIIs Aug. 31, to support an international, allied exercise.
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2014
A C-130J Super Hercules lands on an unimproved runway Aug. 25, 2014, at Powidz Air Base, Poland. Throughout the deployment to Poland, Airmen were able to work with NATO partners to develop and improve forces capable of maintaining regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) Ramstein Airmen conclude operations in Poland
With a flurry of grass and dirt, a C-130J Super Hercules touched down on a grass runway at Powidz Air Base, Poland, marking the final week of deployed operations here, Aug. 25. For Airmen deployed from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, this was their home away from home for 60 days.
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2014
Master Sgt. Chris Minnifield, center right, discusses the finer points of C-130 Hercules mass container delivery airdrop operations with Polish air force service members Aug. 11, 2014, at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The bilateral training was to prepare Polish forces to conduct equipment and supply delivery missions to Iraq. Minnifield is a 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) US, Poland train for humanitarian missions to Iraq
Loadmasters from the U.S. and Poland began training together, Aug. 11, to sharpen the skills necessary to conduct humanitarian missions to Iraq.
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2014
Two C-130J Super Hercules come in for a landing Aug. 14, 2014, at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The aircraft, deployed from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are part of a training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) New rotation takes reigns at Powidz AB, Poland
With a shrill squeal, rubber met road as two C-130J Super Hercules' touched down Aug. 14, at Powidz Air Base, Poland -- their crews ready to begin a flying training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, or OAR.
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Air Force C-130s land at Lielvarde AB for the first time
Three U.S. Air Force C-130J Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, landed on Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, June 17, making them the first U.S. Air Force aircraft to land at the newly renovated installation.
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