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Panzer and Lee begin their search for amphibians near a local wetland. The 86th CES ensures Ramstein protects the local environment through surveys and cause-and-impact studies on and around the base.

86th CES conducts amphibious environmental conservation

Photos by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales
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Christian Führer (left), a volunteer at Daenner Chapel, talks to Army Maj. Greg Spears, a member of the 10th Army Air Defense and Missile Command, before church services April 19 at Daenner Kaserne.. Führer, a German national, has been attending services and volunteering in American military chapels since the '80s.

German volunteers for American chapel

Story and photos by Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs Officer

One of the volunteers at Daenner Chapel drives 100 miles every week to attend church services.

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Photo by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison Public Affairs
Christa Dirgins and retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan unveil a shadowbox, painting and plaque dedicated to the late Brig. Gen. Richard Dirgins April 17 at Daenner Kaserne.

7th CSC commemorates former commanding general

by Sgt. Daniel Friedberg 221st Public Affairs Detachment

Memories surfaced in retired Gen. Gordon R. Sull-ivan’s speech as he recalled his friend, Brig. Gen. Richard Dirgins, during an April 17 ceremony at Daenner Kaserne.

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Charles Tillman, an NFL cornerback who was the Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2013, and Santonio Holmes Jr, an NFL wide receiver and MVP of Super Bowl XLIII, pose for a photo with Staff Sgt. Theresa Buck, 72st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, unit security manager, during the USO’s ProTour 2015, April 15 on Ramstein.

NFL stars visit service members in Germany

Photos by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller
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April: Month of the Military Child, ‘When we serve, you serve’

April: Month of the Military Child, ‘When we serve, you serve’

Photos by Tech. Sgt. Micky Pena and Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Month of the Military Child, ‘When we serve, you serve’.

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A six-man team from the 86th Medical Operations Squadron participates in the drunk goggle obstacle.

Ramstein makes sexual assault prevention CLEAR

Photos by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller
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Soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment march into Rose Barracks, their home base, as they complete their 1,800km "Dragoon Ride" from Estonia, Lithuania and Poland on Apr. 1.

16th Sustainment Brigade supports Operation Dragoon Ride

Story and photo by Lt. Henry Chan 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — On March 31, three convoys carrying U.S. Soldiers, Stryker-armored vehicles and support crews from NATO bases in the Baltic States and Poland, converged on the Czech Army’s Prague-Ruzyne Barracks.

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Senior Airman Robert Newman, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mission management technician, performs a wind drag during a survival, evasion, resistance and escape water survival course April 13 on Ramstein. Drags are practiced to simulate a parachute opening after evacuating an aircraft.

SERE trainees prepare for rough seas

Photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
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Brig. Gen. Patrick Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, shakes hands with Friedrich Wilhelm von Hase, son of German army Lt. Gen. Paul von Hase, during a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony.

Man commemorates father, Operation Valkyrie

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

Friedrich Wilhelm von Hase, son of German army Lt. Gen. Paul von Hase, spoke to the KMC April 15 at the Hercules Theater about his father’s life, death and the effect that Operation Valkyrie had on him and his family.

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Senior noncommissioned officers  from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and event cadre members, discuss sexual harassment/assault response and prevention training scenarios during the SHARP Summit.

Awareness reaches peak levels at SHARP Summit

Story and photo by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Senior enlisted leaders from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command ascended to new heights of awareness during a unique, collaborative Sexual Harrassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit April 13 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh.

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