AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Throughout the time we spend in the military, we collect many things. Whether they are mementos, awards or habits, such items are kept to remember the special moments we never wish to forget. Challenge coins are an example of these memories, as they are a form of recognition of the hard work and excellence an individual has displayed.
Depending on the day and the mission, he could start as early as 2 a.m. and never know when his shift will end. His mission is to serve and protect Soldiers and family members on Army installations throughout the KMC and beyond. This is the life of a military police
This year, the world will celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Earth Day is an opportunity to rethink our commitment to energy conservation. The 21st Theater Sustainment Command developed its energy discipline program in 2014. The focus of the program this year is to conduct energy assessments during tactical operations and training.
The Polygone Electronic Warfare Range extended their capabilities with the opening of the Polygone Control Center on March 18 in Bann, Germany.With the PCC, Polygone operators talk to aircraft through a simulator which allows them to send virtual threats to test pilots on their reactions during enemy engagements. The control center offers a consolidated operating system that allows all exercise players to interact on one screen.
What is an air mobility operations wing? This is a great question — the same question that I asked myself when I was selected to command this unique wing. As Air Mobility Command’s sole representative for Team Ramstein, many may think we just operate the Ramstein Passenger Terminal, but our mission consists of so much more than that.
With many languages around the world, communication can be a challenge between nations. One group of Airmen make it easier with the use of an international language — music. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch ’n Go ensemble works to spread joy and raise morale for audiences in deployed countries across Europe, Africa and other locations.
A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, supported the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron’s deployment to Europe by providing aerial refueling to A-10 Thunderbolt IIs March 23 to 27 above Ramstein.
Most people have probably heard the old adage, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Maybe they have spoken these words themselves in an effort to dissuade a bully’s attack, but in reality, we know that words can hurt and can cause damage.