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  1. Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen supported 101st Airborne Division's movement to LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    ... Response Group load a pallet of red blood cells and frozen plasma onto a C-130 Hercules aircraft from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 10, 2014, at Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. The aerial porters are part of Joint ...

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  2. Soldier gets 6 months for false testimony in AFN killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Staff Sgt. Thomas Skinkle after drinking in downtown Kaiserslautern. All five of the men worked for AFN at Ramstein Air Base. On the way to Skinkle's, Kramer said, he and Chepusov got into an argument over an incident at an office Thanksgiving party ...

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  3. Soldier gets 6 months for false testimony in AFN murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Staff Sgt. Thomas Skinkle after drinking in downtown Kaiserslautern. All five of the men worked for AFN at Ramstein Air Base. On the way to Skinkle's, Kramer said, he and Chepusov got into an argument over an incident at an office Thanksgiving party ...

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  4. International school in Kaiserslautern could open by next fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... but also other nationalities," including from NATO families assigned to allied air command headquarters at Ramstein Air Base. Air Force Master Sgt. Emily Lizak, who works for the allied air command's base support group, said Wednesday about 35 NATO ...

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  5. Joint exercise at Ramstein may cause extra noise, traffic delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Stars and Stripes

    A joint German-American training exercise planned for Ramstein Air Base on Saturday may cause some gate closures and traffic delays on or around base. Members of the 86th Airlift Wing will participate in the exercise, along with German volunteer fire departments, first responders and medical services from Kaiserslautern, Donnersberg and Birkenfeld counties, according to an Air Force news release.

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  6. Military branches say they will continue to open jobs for female troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chad Burk, left, crew chief from the 435th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and Nevada Air National Guard Senior Airman Alanna Vick, C-130 Hercules aircraft loadmaster from the Reno-based 192nd Airlift Squadron, work together to release passenger luggage for soldiers and airmen taking part in the 70th commemoration of D-Day at Cherbourg-Maupertus Airfield, France, on June 2, 2014, in support of Allied Forge 2014.

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  7. Air Force scraps nearly $500 million in planes in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | UPI

    ... Department of Defense expended $486 million for 20 of the aircraft, and that the other four G222s were at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. He asked what DOD's plans were for those aircraft. The G222 is a turboprop military transport made by Alenia ...

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  8. American military planes sold for scrap metal by Afghan militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Examiner.com

    ... Defense Department. Currently only four G222s from the program are still in existence, they are housed at Ramstein Air Base .

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  9. Questions Raised About Scrapped Airplanes In AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Aero-News Network

    ... parked unused on a tarmac at Kabul International Airport. I was informed that the other four planes are at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. "It has come to my attention that the sixteen G222s at Kabul were recently towed to the far side of the airport ...

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  10. Taxpayers Owe Half A Billion Dollars For DESTROYED AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Daily Caller

    ... total sum of $32,000, amounting to six cents per pound. The other four planes are sitting dormant at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. The program to purchase planes for the Afghan Air Force ended in 2013 after it was determined that the planes had ...

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  11. Aircraft that U.S. bought for Afghans sold for scrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Windsor Beacon

    ... $32,000, the office announced Thursday in a news release. The remaining four planes are being stored at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. The Air Force let the contract for the planes with Alenia Aermacchi North America expire in March 2013 because the ...

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  12. DLA junks multimillion planes for Afghan Air Force, sells scrap for 6 cents a poundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Army Times

    ... $32,000, the office announced Thursday in a news release. . The remaining four planes are being stored at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The Air Force let the contract for the planes with Alenia Aermacchi North America expire in March 2013 because the ...

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  13. Air Force's $486 Million in Planes Reap $32,000 as ScrapRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Bloomberg

    ... Agency ." Sopko said an Afghan construction company paid for the scrap. Four additional G222s are at Ramstein Air Base in Germany awaiting disposition, he wrote. The refurbished G222s from Rome-based Finmeccanica SpA (FNC) 's Alenia Aermacchi North ...

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  14. Afghan Air Force sells US-bought planes for scrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... staff took of his most recent visit to check the planes: Four of the planes evidently made their way to Ramstein Air Base in Germany, but Sopko says the 16 other planes "were recently towed to the far side of the airport and scrapped by the Defense ...

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  15. Millions in Planes for the Afghan Air Force Now $32K in Scrap MetalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | US News & World Report

    ... construction company at 6 cents per pound, totaling $32,000. The remaining four planes are being stored at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Sopko traveled to Kabul in November and saw the planes firsthand. A picture dated in August of this year and ...

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  16. US-funded Afghan C-27s scrapped for 6 cents per poundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Stars and Stripes

    ... aircraft on the tarmac at Kabul International Airport and was told that the remaining four were taken to Ramstein Air Base in Germany during the investigation. The Pentagon should explain why alternatives to scrapping the aircraft were not pursued, ...

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  17. Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Previously, ECS' role was more limited to providing software to the military. For example, Armstrong said Ramstein Air Base in Germany uses ECS software in its medical operations. Under the new contract, ECS will now provide personnel to conduct ...

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  18. Face of Defense: Airmen Assist Ebola Relief EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron here loaded a C-130J Super Hercules with needed supplies and launched their first mission yesterday to West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base in Germany prepares to head to West Africa loaded with relief supplies as part of relief efforts to confront the Ebola epidemic, Oct. 7, 2014.

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  19. Book review: "Predator, the Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... that their pilots were operating the drones not from the United States as previously reported, but from Ramstein Air Base in Germany - without the knowledge of the German government. Whittle worked more than two decades as Pentagon correspondent for ...

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  20. Antiques fair to benefit Weston PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... She became interested in it over the course of a 21-year career in the U.S. Air Force, part of it at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, she said. "I would travel and learned all about European porcelain and really liked all the big, decorative pieces and ...

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