• The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Spouses’ Group recently gathered for a great cause — to crochet items for cancer patients.

    721st AMXS spouses crochet for cancer

    The 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Spouses’ Group recently gathered for a great cause — to crochet items for cancer patients.

  • Photo by Maj. Dale Greer 
Aerial porters from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group load a pallet of red blood cells and frozen plasma onto a C-130J Super Hercules from Ramstein 
Oct. 10, 2014, at Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. The aerial porters are part of Joint Task Force-Port Opening Sengal, an air cargo hub that’s funneling humanitarian supplies and equipment into West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to respond to the Ebola outbreak there.

    Air Force Ebola support winds down

    After more than four months of continuous airlift support to Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Air Force is winding down efforts in Senegal, Monrovia and Liberia.

  • Master Sgt. David Hough, 435th Air Mobility Squadron contingency airfield manager, speaks to the crew of a C-130J Super Hercules as it approaches a runway Feb. 5 in Elefsis, Greece. The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group is implementing a new landing zone program that will allow members of CRG to prepare landing zone operations, from picking the location to actually providing limited air traffic control.

    CRG Airmen train during Stolen Cerberus II

    Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group trained as landing zone safety officers during Stolen Cerberus II Feb. 2 to 14 in Elefsis, Greece.

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Local sports club holds half-marathon March 22

February 26, 2015

Local sports club holds half-marathon March 22

The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will hold the 34th annual half marathon March 22 in Kaiserslautern. The 13.1-mile course with variations in height is free of traffic and leads through the scenic surroundings of Kaiserslautern.

 

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Marco Lorenz, a civilian security forces instructor assigned to the 86th Security Forces Squadron, demonstrates how to forcefully remove someone from a vehicle during a Tactical Combatives Course Feb. 12 on Ramstein.

KMC service members train in tactical combatives

The Modern Army Combatives Program has seen multiple revisions in the past several months. The program went from a four-stage training curriculum with Combatives Levels 1-4, to a three stage with Basic Combatives Course, Tactical Combatives Course and Combatives Master Trainer Course.

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Staff Sgt. Bradley Beaty, 86th Security Forces Squadron K-9 handler, and Omega, a military working dog, pay their respects Feb. 24 to Sano, an MWD who was recently put to rest. The 86th SFS held a memorial ceremony to honor Sano’s eight years of service to the Air Force.

Honoring Sano’s 8 years of service

 

Lifestyle & Health

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Members of the KMC take part in the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. Jim Caldwell, senior vice president of Walt Disney Communications, introduced the movie, saying it was an honor to premiere it in the KMC.

Disney world premiere hits home for local family

Members of the KMC were invited to view the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. About 30 people viewed the film.

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Local sports club holds half-marathon March 22

The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will hold the 34th annual half marathon March 22 in Kaiserslautern. The 13.1-mile course with variations in height is free of traffic and leads through the scenic surroundings of Kaiserslautern. “Each type of runner can participate in this half marathon,” […] - READ MORE...

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