• EOD detonates to educate

    EOD detonates to educate

    The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight conducted an all-day training session to maintain skills and readiness at the EOD training range Aug. 9 on Ramstein. The EOD technicians used improvised techniques with small cans and C-4 to create explosives designed to break open safes and breach doors. […]

  • Remember these bus safety ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’

    Bus safety crucial for community

    With school starting Aug. 28, officials remind parents and students  to reduce children’s risk for accidents and injuries by ensuring the following safety actions: Look at and know your children’s route to and from the bus stop. Show your children how to go safely to and from the bus stop […]

  • Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and to-be sworn in Undersecretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan stand during the National Anthem Aug. 11 at his swearing-in ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington County, Va.

    Air Force welcomes new undersecretary

    WASHINGTON — In 1977, Matthew Donovan left for Air Force Basic Military Training. Four decades later on Aug. 11, 2017, at the Pentagon, he ceremoniously recited the oath of office to be the undersecretary of the Air Force. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presided over the ceremony and […]

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EOD detonates to educate

EOD detonates to educate

The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight conducted an all-day training session to maintain skills and readiness at the EOD training range Aug. 9 on Ramstein. The EOD technicians used improvised techniques with small cans and C-4 to create explosives designed to break open safes and breach doors. […]

Features

86th MXS crawls into C-130 fuel tank inspection

86th MXS crawls into C-130 fuel tank inspection

Airmen working in their career field may find themselves in places or situations they never imagined they would be. This could be traveling to a country they never expected to see, perhaps working alongside generals, or even crawling into the cramped fuel tanks of a C-130J Super Hercules.

Lifestyle & Health

Family day offers car-free fun

Family day offers car-free fun

For the 25th time, Family Day in Appelbach Valley will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. “Biking — Skating — Hiking” will be the motto on the road from Wuerzweiler, northeast of Rockenhausen, to Pfaffen-Schwabenheim, Bad Kreuznach county. Participants can enjoy the 30-kilometer car-free route with an […]

Sports

Sports Shorts — August 18, 2017

Soccer for girls The Kottweiler-Schwanden Sports Club is looking for girls born in the years 2005 up to 2008 for its youngest girls’ soccer team. The sports club has three girls’ teams and two women’s teams. They are also looking for new players. This is the opportunity to get involved […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts — August 11, 2017

Airmen improve run, reduce pain with new 86 MDOS run class

Run all night: 11th annual KMC Viking Challenge

Schools

Bus safety crucial for community

With school starting Aug. 28, officials remind parents and students  to reduce children’s risk for accidents and injuries by ensuring the following safety actions: Look at and know your children’s route to and from the bus stop. Show your children how to go safely to and from the bus stop […] - READ MORE...

RES 5th annual Flag Day

Education Notes — June 16, 2017

Education Notes — June 9, 2017