The Car

During my three years–1963 – 1966–at Ramey AFB we supported two Chrome Domes (airborne alert) each day. In addition, we always kept a KC-135 on a 90 day TDC to Alaska for the purpose of refueling the bombers during their 25 hour missions. It was my turn for weekend standby when one of our tankers returned during […]


Marriott Ramey Base Restaurant

The Borinquen Field/Ramey AFB Museum continues to find ways to create awareness of our mission and keep our Museum exciting. After another Museum visit by Eric Ruiz, Ramey Courtyard by Marriott Manager, it was agreed to have an exhibit of selected images at the Marriott’s RB Restaurant (Ramey Base Restaurant).We now have three huge picture/murals, […]


RAMEY ATC TOWER UPDATE III

Adding to the articles printed on the RAFBHA newsletter, “View from the Tower” and past blogs, the Ramey ATC Tower carries on towards completion. The base for the “Elevator Tower” was placed a couple of months ago. An enormous 20’x30’ rebar cage, five feet in height, was buried and covered with six truck full’s of […]


PRARNG 770th TC VISIT MUSEUM

The 770th was using Ramey’s “Alert Area” as their base of operations during a seven day training exercise.  Their mission was to provide “timely support” to all the towns in the area specially the ones hidden in the deep mountain areas of the Island. Their convoys were seen constantly all over the west side of […]


RAMEY JOB CORPS “CULINARY ARTS CLASS”

During our 2013RAFBHA Reunion the Aguadilla Mayor, Hon. Carlos Mendez, donated the use of the historic “Benitez Hall’ for one of our gatherings. Donating their time, effort and expertise was the Ramey Job Corps Culinary Arts Class students. They prepared, served and attended our members with courtesy and professionalism. The food was outstanding, to say […]


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