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  1. Air Force ends mandatory 'Blues Monday,' leaves choice to commandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    ... however, seemingly were still complying with the regulation based on the sea of blue uniforms seen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Air Force Chief of Staff Mark Welsh III on Thursday told his major command commanders: "You decide what your airmen ...

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  2. Police: Laser blinded C-17 pilots landing at RamsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Stars and Stripes

    The pilots of an Air Force C-17 on final approach to Ramstein Air Base early Friday were blinded by a laser beam from the ground, German police reported. A police patrol searched the probable position from which the laser was aimed at the cargo plane as it approached for landing about 2 a.m., but they found no suspects, police said in a statement.

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  3. War Crimes Central: the Ramstein Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Counterpunch

    The overseas hub for America's "war on terror" is the massive Ramstein Air Base in southwest Germany. Nearly ignored by US media, Ramstein serves crucial functions for drone warfare and much more.

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  4. Welcome to "Little America": Hub for the US Military's Global Drone WarRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Common Dreams

    Ramstein is absolutely essential to the US drone program," says Brandon Bryant, a former Air Force sensor operator who participated in drone attacks on Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia for five years while stationed in New Mexico and Nevada. he overseas hub for America's "war on terror" is the massive Ramstein Air Base in southwest Germany.

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  5. Columbia serviceman presents flag to fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... to Langley, Va., where he will prepare for his year-long deployment to South Korea before moving to the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Dickey commended Chunn for his service and said his commitment to his city and country served as an example of ...

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  6. Lieutenant Colonel Justin Niederer graduates U. S. Army War College...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | NJ.com

    ... Its Partners." A native of Ringoes, Lt. Col. Niederer will next serve at the 603d Air Operations Center at Ramstein Air Base, Germany as the Chief of the Air Mobility Division. The U.S. Army War College's 10-month curriculum educates and develops ...

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  7. Clinton, Trump and the "War on Terror" HubRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Institute for Public Accuracy

    The Nation magazine today published an in-depth probe of "the overseas hub for America's 'war on terror'" - the Ramstein Air Base in southwest Germany - a huge facility that is crucial for the Pentagon's expanding air war in numerous countries. "Few Americans are aware of what's actually going on at Ramstein, but its mix of vast military activity is based on the assumption that large-scale U.S. war-making has no end in sight," the writer of the article, Norman Solomon, said today.

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  8. The Most Important US Air Force Base You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Nation

    The overseas hub for America's "war on terror" is the massive Ramstein Air Base in southwest Germany. Nearly ignored by US media, Ramstein serves crucial functions for drone warfare and much more.

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  9. General Officer AssignmentsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... e, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to commander, 86th Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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  10. Marine Corps Removing Word 'Man' From Job TitlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | News Max

    ... as it is now; it's part of our tradition," said Chief Master Sgt. Erika Schofield, who is based at the Ramstein Air Base in Britain. "Using 'man' in our titles isn't gender-specific in our career fields." Senior Master Sgt. Andrea Cook, who is based ...

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  11. Airmen say they don't mind gender-specific titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of the servicemember's gender. A series of random conversations with Air Force servicemembers at Ramstein Air Base and RAF Lakenheath in Britain found little enthusiasm for changing the hallowed title of "airman." "It should be left as it is now; ...

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  12. General Officer AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as commander, Third Air Force, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Clark is currently serving as commander, Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command, ...

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  13. Badges BattleRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Airmen participate in a pushup challenge during the Battle of the Badges competition at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 19, 2016. The competition was an event during National Police Week, which recognizes law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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  14. Badges BattleRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Airmen participate in a pushup challenge during the Battle of the Badges competition at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 19, 2016. The competition was an event during National Police Week, which recognizes law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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  15. Airmen from Europe, US on 1st African Partnership Flight in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... also regional cooperation." About 45 active-duty airmen based at Royal Air Force Lakenheath in England, Ramstein Air Base in Germany, and some deployed to the Horn of Africa, will join more than a dozen Air National Guard members from Massachusetts ...

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  16. Dunkin' Donuts fly off the racks on first day at RamsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Representatives from U.S. Air Forces in Europe, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Dunkin' Donuts cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Dunkin' Donuts store in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Thursday, June 16, 2016. This is the first Dunkin' Donuts at a U.S. military base in Europe.

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  17. Germany: Thousands Protest U.S. Drone War at Ramstein Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Democracy Now

    In Germany, thousands of people formed a human chain around a U.S. Air Force base to protest the U.S. drone wars. Ramstein Air Base hosts a station that relays communications between drone operators in the United States and the drones they pilot abroad.

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  18. Germans protest drones at Ramstein air base - Sat, 11 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Thousands of peace activists demonstrated Saturday outside the Ramstein Air Base in Germany to protest the facility's reported leading role in the U.S. drone program. Ramstein, which is the principal U.S. Air Force facility in Europe, is in a rural area of southwestern Germany, near FRANKFURT, Germany - Thousands of peace activists demonstrated Saturday outside the Ramstein Air Base in Germany to protest the facility's reported leading role in the U.S. drone program.

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  19. Anti-drone rally at U.S. air base in Germany draws 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | UPI

    Two thousand people formed a human chain outside Ramstein Air Base in southwestern Germany on Saturday to protest the base's reported involvement in U.S. drone operations. The group "Stop Ramstein - No Drone War" was protesting the base's reported role in transmitting information between operators in the United States and unmanned aerial vehicles in Iraq, Afghanistan , Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

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  20. Germany: Thousands Surround US Air Base to Protest the Use of DronesRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Common Dreams

    ... Yemen, Syria and other places. Organizers said that 5 to 7 thousand people took part in the chain near the Ramstein Air Base, the principal US Air Force facility in Europe, on a rainy Saturday. Activists, calling for the base to be closed, described ...

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