• Capt. Mary Bordelon, 37th Airlift Squadron flight commander and Exercise Thracian Spring 17 mission commander talks with Master Sgt. Momchil Kostov, Bulgarian Special Operations 1st Battalion, 68th Brigade special warfare personnel, March 15 at Plovdiv Regional Airport, Bulgaria. Bordelon visited the drop zone team to watch the team execute the first personnel drop for the two-week exercise. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows Airmen to work with our Nato allies and partners, to develop ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security

    Ramstein Airmen, Bulgarian air force spring into exercise

    PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Contingency Response Group joined the Bulgarian air force to kick off Exercise Thracian Spring 17 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, March 14.

  • Tech. Sgt. Ryan Joslin, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of quality assurance assistance, hangs from an individual descender cable during tower rescue and climbing training March 9 on Ramstein. The 1 CMXS Airmen took turns as a rescuer and simulated victim during the training.

    1 CMXS Airmen train with their heads in the clouds

    The sound of clinking harnesses filled the air as the Airmen toiled ever upward toward the clouds. Fat raindrops, too impatient to wait, leapt down to meet them and dripped off boots, hard hats, and gear. Far above the ground the Airmen focused on the task at hand, momentarily oblivious […]

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Visitors of the blossom fest enjoy a hike along the blooming trees Saturday and Sunday in Freinsheim along the German Wine Street.

    Freinsheim holds blossom fest, presents latest wines

    Freinsheim will celebrate its annual blossom fest 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Local vintners will present their latest wines and visitors have the opportunity to talk to them. The I-Punkt Freinsheim — Tourist Information office — and participating wineries will sell wine passes for €12. This pass […]

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Capt. Mary Bordelon, 37th Airlift Squadron flight commander and Exercise Thracian Spring 17 mission commander talks with Master Sgt. Momchil Kostov, Bulgarian Special Operations 1st Battalion, 68th Brigade special warfare personnel, March 15 at Plovdiv Regional Airport, Bulgaria. Bordelon visited the drop zone team to watch the team execute the first personnel drop for the two-week exercise. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows Airmen to work with our Nato allies and partners, to develop ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security

Ramstein Airmen, Bulgarian air force spring into exercise

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Contingency Response Group joined the Bulgarian air force to kick off Exercise Thracian Spring 17 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, March 14.

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Tech. Sgt. Ryan Joslin, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of quality assurance assistance, hangs from an individual descender cable during tower rescue and climbing training March 9 on Ramstein. The 1 CMXS Airmen took turns as a rescuer and simulated victim during the training.

1 CMXS Airmen train with their heads in the clouds

The sound of clinking harnesses filled the air as the Airmen toiled ever upward toward the clouds. Fat raindrops, too impatient to wait, leapt down to meet them and dripped off boots, hard hats, and gear. Far above the ground the Airmen focused on the task at hand, momentarily oblivious […]

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Visitors from all over the southwest region enjoy the Easter market in Sankt Wendel. It takes place from Thursday to April 2.

Sankt Wendel offers attractions at Easter market

The city of Sankt Wendel located in the state of Saarland will hold its annual Easter market Thursday to April 2. The market includes an Easter village, a colorful Easter crown, a giant Easter egg, a petting zoo, former craftsmanship presentations and selected art and craft objects. About 90 vendors […]

Sports

Sports Shorts – March 24, 2017

Free lacrosse clinics Free lacrosse clinics will be open to children ages 8 to 18 years old from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and May 13 in Landstuhl, and April 23 on Pulaski Barracks. Registration is currently open. Players, coaches and interested participants are needed. For more information or to […] - READ MORE...

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Schools

Kaiserslautern High School AFJROTC Marksmanship team scores big

The Kaiserslautern High School Air Force junior ROTC Marksmanship team reached new heights at the recent AFJROTC regional and national championships in Camp Perry, Ohio. The Raiders won the Camp Perry Northeast Regional Championship title, which includes Europe, and placed third in the overall national championships. The competition is coordinated […] - READ MORE...

School Notes – March 24, 2017

Touch n’ Go performs for RES students

School Notes – March 17, 2017