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  1. US tanks flown across Europe for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The United States Army

    M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks were flown, via a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Burgas, Bulgaria, where they were transported to Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 20 - 22. This is the first time heavy-armor equipment has been flown by the U.S. Air Force in Europe since the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. The tanks will be used to conduct training at the Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria.

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  2. Troops in Europe getting chance to 'fly' F-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Stars and Stripes

    Air Force Maj. Chris Finch operates an F-35 simulator on June 22, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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  3. First sergeant serves with prideRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | PressReleasePoint

    ... "But as long as I never told anyone I was gay, I knew I'd be somewhat okay." Metcalf was then sent to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he was able to be open around his Airmen. He was able to talk openly about his boyfriend at the time because of ...

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  4. Air Force, Army team up to move tanks for Bulgaria exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Stars and Stripes

    Soldiers and airmen prepare to load an M1A2 Abrams tank onto a C-17 transport plane at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, on Saturday, June 20, 2015. RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany - The U.S. military loaded the first of two Abrams tanks onto a C-17 transport plane Saturday morning for a live-fire demonstration in Bulgaria.

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  5. New 86th Airlift Wing commander has Ramstein connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Patrick X. Mordente at the end of the 86th Airlift Wing change-of-command ceremony on June 19, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Mordente, the outgoing commander, is headed to Scott Air Force Base, Ill., where he'll be the vice commander of 18th ...

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  6. Cody visits Ramstein, addresses Airmen's concernsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody meets with Airmen during an all call June 15, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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  7. Communication Airmen hardwire Baltops missionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of the communication specialists' setup requires the team to establish a link with their home station at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Additionally, the team enables all network capabilities, programs, computers, phones and radio connections. Along ...

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  8. By Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public AffairsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | PressReleasePoint

    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 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.

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  9. Family of Yemeni Drone Victims Seeks Nothing More than Official ApologyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Common Dreams

    ... wrongly killed?" Jaber previously brought a constitutional claim against Germany, after revelations that Ramstein Air Base, situated in southwest Germany but operated by the U.S. Air Force, is "crucial to facilitating American covert drone strikes ...

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  10. GAFB New Command Chief Master SergeantRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | KKSA-AM San Angelo

    ... career progression of Airmen. Chief Bass previously served as the 86th Operations Group Superintendent, Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Chief Good will go on to serve as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest ...

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  11. Videos: Andreas SchuISller and Kat Craig on Drone Victim's German LawsuitRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | War Is A Crime

    ... request that the German government intervene by shutting down the Satellite Relay Station at the US Ramstein Air Base in Germany, so as to protect Yemenis from further US drone strikes. As was recently reported by T he Intercept and by the German ...

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  12. Air Force to Legion: We are stretchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | American Legion Magazine

    American Legion Auxiliary President Janet Jefford and American Legion Department of France National Executive Committeeman John Miller meet with Command Chief Master Sgt. James E. Davis at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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  13. Wreckage of U.S. WWII plane is being dug up in HollandRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2007 | Stars and Stripes

    ... as one flown by Lt. Robert Stover, said Capt. Erin Macri, a spokeswoman with U.S. Air Forces in Europe at Ramstein Air Base. The pilot was helping escort Allied bombers after a raid on the German city of Emmerlich when it went down. Recovery teams ...

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  14. Sparta woman retiring from U.S. Air Force after 24 years of active dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... Following pilot training, her first assignment was to fly air evac missions in the C-9A Nightingale at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where she upgraded to instructor pilot. Her next assignment was to the C-141B Starlifter at McChord AFB, Wash., where ...

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  15. Terror on Trial: Family of Drone Victims Vows to Fight German Court RulingRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... drone strike on August 29, 2012 in the village of Khashamir. The claim was filed after revelations that Ramstein Air Base, situated in southwest Germany but operated by the U.S. Air Force, is "crucial to facilitating American covert drone strikes in ...

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  16. On Ramstein Air BaseRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Counterpunch

    ... will argue that the German Government has violated the German Constitution by allowing the U.S. to use Ramstein Air Base in Germany for extrajudicial "targeted" killings in Yemen. He is expected to request that the German government "take legal and ...

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  17. German court hears case into US drone killings in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... a lawyer with Reprieve, an international human rights group of human rights defenders, told Al Jazeera. Ramstein Air Base in Rhineland-Palatinate, southwestern Germany serves as HQ for the United States Air Forces in Europe. Built back in 1948, it ...

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  18. Ramstein rotator flight schedule to remain the same through fall 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2009 | Stars and Stripes

    Space-available travelers from Aviano, Lee family members wait in line recently to go through a security check before boarding a flight from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Servicemembers living near Ramstein Air Base in Germany and Lajes Field in the Azores will continue to have the greatest access to the military's weekly Patriot Express rotator flights through at least the fall of next year.

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  19. German court case centers on Ramstein's potential role in drone attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A German court hearing slated for Wednesday in Cologne is expected to highlight the critical role that the U.S. military's Ramstein Air Base allegedly plays in U.S. drone strikes and could bolster calls for an end to that mission on German soil. At issue is whether the German government should be held accountable for the 2012 deaths of two civilians in Yemen from U.S. drone strikes.

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  20. For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... rvices, by radicals to attack American soldiers and civilians at facilities including the U.S. Air Force's Ramstein Air Base in

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