• U.S. Air Force Col. Cloyce Adams, Polygone Warrior Preparation Center Detachment 3 commander, holds a man-portable aircraft survivability trainer at the Polygone Control Center on March 18 in Bann, Germany. The PWPC opened the new PCC, the multimedia training hub for NATO aircrew exercises.

    US, NATO allies take flight at Polygone

    The Polygone Electronic Warfare Range extended their capabilities with the opening of the Polygone Control Center on March 18 in Bann, Germany.With the PCC, Polygone operators talk to aircraft through a simulator which allows them to send virtual threats to test pilots on their reactions during enemy engagements. The control center offers a consolidated operating system that allows all exercise players to interact on one screen.

  • Airman 1st Class Robert Ridgway, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron plans and operations, goes through an emergency preparedness kit April 13 on Ramstein.

    PrepareAthon! comes to Ramstein, builds KMC resiliency

    It’s the morning of Aug. 28, 2005 — people awake to sounds of faint screams and echoes of buildings collapsing. A sense of panic and fear lingers in the air as 175 mph winds and masses of water engulfed 90,000 square miles of land. Outside, one of the five deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history has reached the southeast and midwest of the continent. The hurricane eventually killed over 1,000 people and caused more than $100 billion in property damage.

  • Musicians from the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch ’n Go rehearse March 27 on Ramstein.

    Universal language breaks barriers

    With many languages around the world, communication can be a challenge between nations. One group of Airmen make it easier with the use of an international language — music. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch ’n Go ensemble works to spread joy and raise morale for audiences in deployed countries across Europe, Africa and other locations.

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PAO retires after 37 years of national media spotlight

March 26, 2015

PAO retires after 37 years of national media spotlight

She was born and raised as an only child on a working farm in a small village in Ath, Belgium. Her father didn’t have or need the help of sons to manage the farm — he had Marie.

 

News

DOD News Broadcast Channel transitions to on-demand

The Department of Defense News broadcast channel, formerly known as the Pentagon Channel, will discontinue service as an independent broadcast channel today, Pentagon officials announced Tuesday.

Features

Training mission drops cargo

Training mission drops cargo

Lifestyle & Health

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Sports

SAAM 5K run/walk The Army and Air Force will host a Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K Run/Walk April 25 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center in Bldg. 2117. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9. Registration is free for all participants. The first 100 to register […] - READ MORE...

NFL star visits KMC

Sports Shorts

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Schools

Education Notes

National Library Week celebrations National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association each April, and libraries across the country are celebrating. Celebrate Tween Day, the conclusion of National Library Week, from from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today at Landstuhl Library, Bldg. 3810. Open to patrons […] - READ MORE...

US, NATO allies take flight at Polygone

Education Notes

Kaiserslautern High School culinary team prepping for nationals, raising trip funds