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Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon's neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

Adaptive Softball Game helps children earn a win

Photos by Staff Sgt. Brandy Grace

Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon’s neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

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Middle school students construct a windmill during a STEMposium challenge May 13 on Ramstein. Middle school students from all around Germany were tested on their science, technology, engineering and math skills in different challenges.

STEMposium tests KMC students’ problem solving skills

Photos by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Middle school students construct a windmill during a STEMposium challenge May 13 on Ramstein. Middle school students from all around Germany were tested on their science, technology, engineering and math skills in different challenges.

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Graduating high school students stand for photos after receiving their scholarships for higher education May 17 on Ramstein.

KMC Scholarship Committee awards $120,000

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Family members of the KMC received a combined total of more than $120,000 for their future education May 17 on Ramstein.

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Staff Sgt. Chad Coe, 86th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, tries to pry off Charone, 86th SFS MWD, from a “perpetrator” during a MWD demonstration May 9 on Ramstein. The demonstration was part of a display held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center in honor of National Police Week.

KMC honors National Police Week

Photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh

Staff Sgt. Chad Coe, 86th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, tries to pry off Charone, 86th SFS MWD, from a “perpetrator” during a MWD demonstration May 9 on Ramstein. The demonstration was part of a display held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center in honor of National Police Week.

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Participants from the 786th Force Support Squadron paddle pass the other teams during the Battle of the Battleships competition May 15 on Ramstein. The competition began with boat races, where teams were tasked to pedal their custom-built boats from one end of the pool to the other as quickly as possible.

Battle of the Battleships

Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer

Participants from the 786th Force Support Squadron paddle pass the other teams during the Battle of the Battleships competition May 15 on Ramstein. The competition began with boat races, where teams were tasked to pedal their custom-built boats from one end of the pool to the other as quickly as possible.

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Tech. Sgt. Terrence Wright, an air transportation craftsman, loads a cooler containing units of blood, bound for Kathmandu, Nepal, into a Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules May 10 at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand.

US forces support Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez Joint Task Force-505 Public Affairs

U-TAPAO ROYAL THAI NAVY AIRFIELD, Thailand — In support of Operation Sahayogi Haat, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines are ensuring humanitarian assistance, disaster relief supplies, and personnel are moving smoothly in and out of Nepal at an Intermediate Staging Base at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand.

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George Lopez, a comedian, actor and talk show host, entertains a crowd by performing his comedy routine for an Armed Forces Entertainment event May 16 on Ramstein.

George Lopez visits Ramstein

Photos by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur
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Ricky Shepherd, U.S. Army Customs Europe customs inspector, examines a passenger’s weapon case in the Ramstein Passenger Terminal April 14 on Ramstein. Customs members search baggage for prohibited items such as drugs, meats, cheeses and unauthorized weapons.

Customs agents safeguard nation’s environment, people

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

After a long flight to Ramstein, most people focus their minds on getting up to stretch, leaving the aircraft and meeting loved ones at the gate.

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Job Shadow Day

Job Shadow Day

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First female F-35 pilot begins training

First female F-35 pilot begins training

by 1st Lt. Hope Cronin
33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Department of Defense welcomed its first female F-35 Lightning II pilot at Eglin Air Force Base May 5.

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