At night on a wet ramp, a 40th Airlift Squadron (AS) C-130H stands ready for operation at this United States Air Force Europe (USAFE) base. The 40th AS is assigned to the 7th Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and is deployed to Ramstein to support Operations Joint Endeavor and Joint Guard from 4 Dec. 1996 to 23 Jan. 1997