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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: ... more

GEN Richard H. Ellis, incoming commander; GEN Ferber, German Air Force; GEN John W. Vogt, outgoing commander; and GEN Alexander Haig, standing above Ellis, pay tribute to the national anthem before the Allied Air Force Central Europe (AAFCE) change of command

GEN Richard H. Ellis, incoming commander; GEN Ferber, German Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Paul Margosian Release Status: Released... more

GEN Richard H. Ellis, incoming commander, receives the NATO flag from GEN Ferber, German Air Force, as GEN John W. Vogt, outgoing commander, stands by during the Allied Air Force Central Europe (AAFCE) change of command

GEN Richard H. Ellis, incoming commander, receives the NATO flag from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Paul Margosian Release Status: Released... more

SSGT William Wood, an Air Force Audiovisual Service motion picture cameraman, films early morning maintenance being performed on an F-4 Phantom II aircraft. The F-4 from the 9th Tactical Fighter Squadron, has just completed a trans-Atlantic flight from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico to participate in exercise Crested Cap '77

SSGT William Wood, an Air Force Audiovisual Service motion picture cam...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP '77 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: S... more

Members of the 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron stand at attention during the Reforger and Crested Cap '77 welcoming ceremonies

Members of the 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron stand at attention during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP '77 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: S... more

A plane director guides an F-4 Phantom II aircraft from the 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron to a parking spot. The F-4 has just arrived at the base to participate in exercise Crested Cap '77

A plane director guides an F-4 Phantom II aircraft from the 8th Tactic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP '77 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: S... more

STAFF SGT. Walter R. Allen, a member of the 86th Field Maintenance Squadron, operates an arc welding torch

STAFF SGT. Walter R. Allen, a member of the 86th Field Maintenance Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Samuel Angulo Release Status: Release... more

A right side view of an M-88 armored recovery vehicle towing an Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge (AVLB) from storage as preparations are made for Exercise REFORGER 78

A right side view of an M-88 armored recovery vehicle towing an Armore...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER 78 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Keith... more

A right front view of an M-88 armored recoery vehicle towing an M-60 main battle tank from a storage shelter in preparation for Exercise REFORGER 78

A right front view of an M-88 armored recoery vehicle towing an M-60 m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER 78 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Keith... more

A right side view of an M-88 armored recovery vehicle front and an M-60 main battle tank. The equipment is being prepared for Exercise REFORGER 78

A right side view of an M-88 armored recovery vehicle front and an M-6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER 78 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Keith... more

Airmen prepare to supply an E-3A Airborne warning and control system aircraft with liquid nitrogen. The aircraft will be deployed to Ramstein Air Base, West Germany, to participate in a joint training exercise with elements of the NATO air-defense system in central Europe

Airmen prepare to supply an E-3A Airborne warning and control system a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tinker Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Boardman Release Status: Rel... more

Left side view of an E-3A Airborne warning and control system aircraft, silhouetted against the sunset, taking off on a mission to Ramstein Air Base, West Germany. The aircraft will participate in a joint training exercise with elements of the NATO air-defense system in central Europe

Left side view of an E-3A Airborne warning and control system aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tinker Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Boardman Release Status: Rel... more

AN E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft undergoes major maintenance in a hangar. The aircraft will be deployed to Ramstein Air Base, West Germany, to participate in a joint training exercise with elements of the NATO air-defense system in central Europe

AN E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft undergoes major m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tinker Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Boardman Release Status: Rel... more

A left rear view of a parked T-39 Sabreliner aircraft

A left rear view of a parked T-39 Sabreliner aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Release Status: Released to... more

A right side view of a parked C-12 Super King aircraft

A right side view of a parked C-12 Super King aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jose Lopez Release Status: Relea... more

A left front view of a parked C-12 Super King aircraft

A left front view of a parked C-12 Super King aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Release Status: Released to... more

Two members of the 37th Aeromedical Evacuation Group help a patient to breathe during the trip to RAF Lakenheath, England. The men are aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft

Two members of the 37th Aeromedical Evacuation Group help a patient to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Robert Wickley Release Status: Release... more

A P-15 fire truck is offloaded from a C-5 Galaxy aircraft. The P-15 provides approximately twice the fire fighting agent capacity and delivery rate of other vehicles

A P-15 fire truck is offloaded from a C-5 Galaxy aircraft. The P-15 pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SGT David W. Howe Release Status: Released ... more

Civilian members of the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan install equipment onto a pallet

Civilian members of the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David E. Shaffer Release Status: Relea... more

Rear view if a C-7 Caribou aircraft on the runway ready for take-off

Rear view if a C-7 Caribou aircraft on the runway ready for take-off

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David E. Shaffer Release Status: Relea... more

A civilian crew from the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan prepare an auxiliary fuel tank for removal from inside a C-7 Caribou aircraft

A civilian crew from the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David E. Shaffer Release Status: Relea... more

A technical sergeant, hand on plane, watches as an auxiliary fuel tank is defueled before removal from a C-7 Caribou aircraft for storage

A technical sergeant, hand on plane, watches as an auxiliary fuel tank...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David E. Shaffer Release Status: Relea... more

Interior view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft with civilian personnel from the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan loading pallets aboard

Interior view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft with civilian personnel from t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David E. Shaffer Release Status: Relea... more

A front view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft taxiing into takeoff position on the runway

A front view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft taxiing into takeoff position o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. David E. Shaffer Release Status:... more

Left side view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft landing. Aboard are members of the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan

Left side view of a C-7 Caribou aircraft landing. Aboard are members o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. David E. Shaffer Release Status:... more

An Aerospace Audiovisual Service (AAVS) television van is offloaded from a C-141 Starlifter aircraft. The van will be used by Detachment 3, 1361st Audiovisual Squadron, Rhein-Main Air Base, West Germany

An Aerospace Audiovisual Service (AAVS) television van is offloaded fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Release... more

A left side view of a World Airways aircraft on arrival with a C-141 Starlifter aircraft in the background during the exercise Reforger 1980

A left side view of a World Airways aircraft on arrival with a C-141 S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '80 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkn... more

AN F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing climbs into his aircraft during the exercise Crested Cap

AN F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing climbs into ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

Front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked in a shelter during the exercise Crested Cap

Front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked in a shelter during t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

Right front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing taxiing out of a shelter during the exercise Crested Cap

Right front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft of the 4th Tactical Fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

Weapons specialists use a bomb loader to load AIM-9P Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow missiles, from a trailer aboard an F-4E Phantom II aircraft. The airmen are assigned to the 4th Aircraft Generations Squadron participating in the exercise Crested Cap

Weapons specialists use a bomb loader to load AIM-9P Sidewinder and AI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

A member of the Army 34th Armor Division readies tanks for the transport from the Maintenance Center and Reserve Storage Activity at Germersheim during exercise Golden Thunder

A member of the Army 34th Armor Division readies tanks for the transpo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

Army troops of the 502nd Supply and Transportation Battalion arrive at the base to participate in the exercise Golden Thunder

Army troops of the 502nd Supply and Transportation Battalion arrive at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Un... more

Two Army personnel converse beside a line of M-60 tanks during the exercise Golden Thunder

Two Army personnel converse beside a line of M-60 tanks during the exe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

A crew chief cleans the canopy of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during the exercise Crested Cap

A crew chief cleans the canopy of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

Airmen, clothed in their chemical warfare gear, begin their training in an F-4E Phantom II aircraft apron area during the exercise Crested Cap

Airmen, clothed in their chemical warfare gear, begin their training i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT ... more

A view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft taking off past the warning lights along the runway during the exercise Crested Cap

A view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft taking off past the warning ligh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT ... more

Front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing taxiing out of a shelter during the exercise Crested Cap

Front view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft of the 4th Tactical Fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

AN Army M-60 tank is being directed out of a warehouse during the exercise Golden Thunder

AN Army M-60 tank is being directed out of a warehouse during the exer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Un... more

Weapons specialists load a missile on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft with a bomb loader. The airmen are assigned to the 4th Aircraft Generations Squadron participating in the exercise Crested Cap

Weapons specialists load a missile on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

An Army gunner of the Armor Group makes radio contact during the exercise Golden Thunder

An Army gunner of the Armor Group makes radio contact during the exerc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Un... more

CPT Mark Wright, an F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 336th Tactical Fighter Squadron, makes a preflight inspection of the aircraft during the exercise Crested Cap

CPT Mark Wright, an F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 336th Tactical Fighte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

A member of the Army 34th Armor Division readies the tanks for transport from the Maintenance Center and Reserve Storage Activity at Germersheim during exercise Golden Thunder

A member of the Army 34th Armor Division readies the tanks for transpo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

Troops of the 502nd Supply and Transportation Battalion arrive by a Civil Reserve Air Fleet aircraft to participate in the exercise Reforger 1980

Troops of the 502nd Supply and Transportation Battalion arrive by a Ci...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '80 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkn... more

SGT Billy Ray Owen of the 86th Aircraft Generations Squadron, 86th Tactical Fighter Wing, marshals an F-4E Phantom II aircraft out of a parking area during the exercise Crested Cap

SGT Billy Ray Owen of the 86th Aircraft Generations Squadron, 86th Tac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

Two members of the 37th Aeromedical Evacuation Group help a patient to breathe during the trip to RAF Lakenheath, England. The men are aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft

Two members of the 37th Aeromedical Evacuation Group help a patient to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Robert Wickley Release Status: Release... more

CPT Mark Wright, an F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 336th Tactical Fighter Squadron, charts a map during the exercise Crested Cap

CPT Mark Wright, an F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 336th Tactical Fighte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

A narcotics detection dog handler of the 42nd Military Police Group uses his dog, Don, to detect narcotics in duffel bags during the exercise Golden Thunder

A narcotics detection dog handler of the 42nd Military Police Group us...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GOLDEN THUNDER Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

AN F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing and a crew chief conduct a preflight inspection of the aircraft during exercise Crested Cap

AN F-4E Phantom II pilot of the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing and a crew c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unkno... more

A right side view of four F-4E Phantom II aircraft banking to the left during the exercise Crested Cap. The aircraft are assigned to the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing

A right side view of four F-4E Phantom II aircraft banking to the left...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT ... more

Members of the 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron dressed in nuclear, biological and chemical protective gear check their orders during exercise Crested Cap. In the background, maintenance personnel place protective covers on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft

Members of the 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron dressed in nuclear, biolo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT.... more

Members of the 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron dressed in nuclear, biological and chemical protective gear check their orders during Exercise CRESTED CAP.  In the background, maintenance personnel place protective covers on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft

Members of the 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron dressed in nuclear, biolo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Robert Wickley Release Status: R... more

AN F-4E Phantom II aircraft is being uploaded with missiles during exercise Crested Cap

AN F-4E Phantom II aircraft is being uploaded with missiles during exe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRESTED CAP Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT ... more

COL Peter T. Kempf, 4th Tactical Fighter Wing commander, is greeted by MGEN William Brown and GEN Charles Gabriel during exercise Reforger '80. Brown is commander, 17th Air Force, and Gabriel is commander in chief, USAFE

COL Peter T. Kempf, 4th Tactical Fighter Wing commander, is greeted by...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '80 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT... more

Army paratroopers from 1ST Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment Vicenza, help set up tents near the soccer stadium after a major earthquake on November 23. The tents were airlifted into Naples from Ramstein Air Base, Germany

Army paratroopers from 1ST Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment Vicenza,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Avellion Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER SGT. Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

Pallets of Army tents are prepared for shipment. The tents will be used for relief efforts in Italy, after a major earthquake on November 23

Pallets of Army tents are prepared for shipment. The tents will be use...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Release... more

E-3A airborne warning and control system aircraft crew members operate a control panel, during flight. The flight mission is part of a joint training exercise with elements of the NATO air-defense system in central Europe

E-3A airborne warning and control system aircraft crew members operate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Boardman Release Status: Released... more

A technical sergeant uses a computer to calibrate a voltmeter

A technical sergeant uses a computer to calibrate a voltmeter

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Virgil E. Short Release Status: Releas... more

A sergeant checks the accuracy of an oscilloscope

A sergeant checks the accuracy of an oscilloscope

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Virgil E. Short Release Status: Releas... more

GEN Charles A. Gabriel, commander in chief, U.S. Air Force Europe, visits the commander of the guard at the air base

GEN Charles A. Gabriel, commander in chief, U.S. Air Force Europe, vis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Phyllis A. Morris Release Status: Released ... more

Ground crewmen wearing protective clothing check a fire bottle to insure that it's in proper working condition. The men are participants in a chemical warfare training exercise

Ground crewmen wearing protective clothing check a fire bottle to insu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rick Hills Release Status: Released to ... more

A flight crewman in protective clothing prepares a C-141 Starlifter aircraft for takeoff during a chemical warfare exercise

A flight crewman in protective clothing prepares a C-141 Starlifter ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing for a chemical warfare exercise monitors the controls of a tank while a C-141 Starlifter aircraft is being refueled

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing for a chemical warfare ex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

Medical technicians and doctors work with "patients" suffering various conditions during a chemical warfare training exercise. Personnel taking part in the exercise are wearing protective clothing

Medical technicians and doctors work with "patients" suffering various...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released ... more

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing for a chemical warfare exercise drags a fuel hose towards a C-141 Starlifter aircraft

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing for a chemical warfare ex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH SGT. William B. Belcher Release Status... more

A "patient" with a protective cover takes part in a chemical warfare exercise

A "patient" with a protective cover takes part in a chemical warfare e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released ... more

A C-141 Starlifter aircraft is reconfigured to serve as a medevac plane during a chemical warfare exercise. The crewman is wearing protective clothing for the exercise

A C-141 Starlifter aircraft is reconfigured to serve as a medevac plan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A medical technician wearing protective clothing checks the results of a "patient's" electrocardiogram during a chemical warfare training exercise

A medical technician wearing protective clothing checks the results of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released ... more

A flight crewman in protective clothing plots a course in the cockpit of a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise

A flight crewman in protective clothing plots a course in the cockpit ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A C-141 Starlifter aircraft lands during a chemical warfare training exercise

A C-141 Starlifter aircraft lands during a chemical warfare training e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rick Hills Release Status: Released to ... more

Medical technicians offload simulated patients from a C-9 Nightingale aircraft and carry them to a C-141 Starlifter aircraft. The men, wearing protective clothing, are participants in a chemical warfare training exercise

Medical technicians offload simulated patients from a C-9 Nightingale ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released t... more

A crewman in protective clothing works to reconfigure a C-141 Starlifter aircraft into a medevac plane during a chemical warfare exercise

A crewman in protective clothing works to reconfigure a C-141 Starlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A flight crewman in protective clothing works in the cockpit of a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise

A flight crewman in protective clothing works in the cockpit of a C-14...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A crewman in protective clothing works to reconfigure a C-141 Starlifter aircraft into a medevac plane during a chemical warfare exercise

A crewman in protective clothing works to reconfigure a C-141 Starlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A medical technician wearing protective clothing monitors a "patient's" vital signs during a chemical warfare training exercise

A medical technician wearing protective clothing monitors a "patient's...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released ... more

Patients are downloaded from a C-9 Nightingale aircraft and loaded onto a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise. All participants in the exercise are wearing protective clothing

Patients are downloaded from a C-9 Nightingale aircraft and loaded ont...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A flight crewman in protective clothing prepares a C-141 Starlifter aircraft for takeoff during a chemical warfare exercise

A flight crewman in protective clothing prepares a C-141 Starlifter ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A crewman wearing protective clothing assists in the reconfiguration of a C-141 Starlifter aircraft to serve as a medevac plane during a chemical warfare exercise

A crewman wearing protective clothing assists in the reconfiguration o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A "patient" is brought aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise. All participants are wearing protective clothing

A "patient" is brought aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a che...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A medical technician wearing protective clothing works on a "patient's" during a chemical warfare training exercise

A medical technician wearing protective clothing works on a "patient's...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released ... more

A ground crewman in protective clothing directs a C-9 Nightingale aircraft into parking position during a chemical warfare exercise. "Patients" will be downloaded from the C-9 aircraft and loaded onto a C-141 Starlifter aircraft

A ground crewman in protective clothing directs a C-9 Nightingale airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

Crewmen transfer a "patient" onto a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise. All participants are wearing protective clothing

Crewmen transfer a "patient" onto a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing performs postflight maintenance on a C-141 Starlifter aircraft during a chemical warfare exercise

A ground crewman wearing protective clothing performs postflight maint...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Rel... more

SSGT Lynn, wearing protective clothing, works on paperwork aboard a C-9A Nightingale aircraft en route to Ramstein Air Base, Germany. SGT Lynn is taking part in a chemical warfare training exercise

SSGT Lynn, wearing protective clothing, works on paperwork aboard a C-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A unit flag is being transferred from BGEN Jerry W. Tietge, left, to COL Edward P. Merkle at the change of command ceremony. Merkle assumes the command of the 86th Tactical Fighter Wing from BGEN Tietge

A unit flag is being transferred from BGEN Jerry W. Tietge, left, to C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Phyllis Morris Release Status: Released... more

Group photo of Allied Air Forces Central Europe (AAFCE) commanders during the NATO Commanders Annual Conference at the Headquarters AAFCE

Group photo of Allied Air Forces Central Europe (AAFCE) commanders dur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Phyllis Morris Release Status: Released... more

MGEN William E. Brown transfers a unit flag from COL Keith N. Hall, left, to COL Donald L. Kaufman during the change of command ceremony. Kaufman assumes the command of the 8th Tactical Fighter Group from COL Hall

MGEN William E. Brown transfers a unit flag from COL Keith N. Hall, le...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Eugene N. Fuller Release Status: Released t... more

GEN Lew Allen, Air Force chief of staff, presents the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal to LGEN Benjamin N. Bellis during his retirement ceremony

GEN Lew Allen, Air Force chief of staff, presents the Department of De...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Release... more

GEN Lew Allen, Air Force chief of staff, presents the Department of Defense Distinuished Service Medal to LGEN Benjamin N. Bellis during his retirement ceremony

GEN Lew Allen, Air Force chief of staff, presents the Department of De...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Release... more

The United States Air Forces in Europe headquarters after a bomb exploded inside the building

The United States Air Forces in Europe headquarters after a bomb explo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Jeremiah Ardis Release Status: Released to ... more

The remains of an automobile destroyed by bombs that also damaged the United States Air Forces in Europe headquarters

The remains of an automobile destroyed by bombs that also damaged the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Jeremiah Ardis Release Status: Released to ... more

The remains of an automobile destroyed by bombs that also damaged the United States Air Force in Europe headquarters

The remains of an automobile destroyed by bombs that also damaged the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Jeremiah Ardis Release Status: Released to ... more

LT. COL. Whittenberger stands next to the remains of an automobile destroyed by bombs that also damaged the United States Air Forces in Europe headquarters

LT. COL. Whittenberger stands next to the remains of an automobile des...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Jeremiah Ardis Release Status: Released to ... more

The Airlift Center of the AMOCC (Air Mobility Operations Control Center) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. This mission is in direct support of Operation Allied Force

The Airlift Center of the AMOCC (Air Mobility Operations Control Cente...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT... more

AN airman 1ST class works in an office

AN airman 1ST class works in an office

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A left front view of a parked C-12 Huron aircraft

A left front view of a parked C-12 Huron aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Release Status: Released to... more

A right rear view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 37th Tactical Airlift Squadron being loaded with cargo

A right rear view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 37th Tactical ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Don Sutherland Release Status: Release... more

Members of the 1ST Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kansas, board buses after arriving aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. Buses will move the troops to their prepositioning of material configured in unit sets (POMCUS) draw for supplies before continuing on to the marshalling area to participate in Exercise REFORGER `82

Members of the 1ST Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kansas, board b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '82 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SPC ... more

Members of the 1ST Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kansas, board buses after arriving aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. Buses will move the troops to their prepositioning of material configured in unit sets (POMCUS) draw for supplies before continuing on to the marshalling area to participate in Exercise REFORGER `82

Members of the 1ST Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kansas, board b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '82 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SPC ... more

Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, arrive by C-141 Starlifter aircraft for participation in Exercise Reforger '82

Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, arrive by C-141 Starlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '82 Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SPC ... more

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