Upon assuming command of the Continental Army in Cambridge, Mass., Gen. George Washington was able to count a total of 15 chaplains already serving within the 23 regiments around Boston. Then, on July 29, 1775, the Continental Congress gave chaplains their first official recognition, marking the birthdate of the Chaplain Corps.
Hours before propellers turn and wheels leave the ground, one group of Airmen are the first pair of boots to step forward in the mission.
A veteran of the post-World War II occupation returned to his former offices on Panzer Kaserne and Rhine Ordnance Barracks, as well as the scene of his marriage and much of his youth.
Participants place their hands over their hearts during the national anthem prior to the start of the 2015 Viking Challenge July 17 at the Pulaski Park track. The Viking Challenge is a 24-hour run and walk-a-thon that raises money for various organizations in the KMC.
Many Airmen have the opportunity to implement changes and find better procedures within their workplace, but few are able to upgrade their unit to the extent one Airman has, and he was honored for his dedication.
The Civil Air Patrol hosted its 2015 European Summer Camp at Ramstein High School June 20 to 28 on Ramstein.
Art can take many forms and shapes and encompasses an infinite amount of mediums. Some artists use their skills as a hobby while others make it a full-time job. With passion and dedication, great talent doesn’t always go unnoticed.
Attendees of Freedom Fest pose for a photograph while on an amusement ride July 4 on Ramstein. The two-day event was held in celebration of the United States’ Independence Day. Attendees were able to enjoy rides, food, fireworks and live concerts.
Col. Brent Johnson (right), accepts the 86th Medical Group’s guidon from 86th Airlift Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Jon Thomas (left), during the 86th MG’s change of command ceremony June 30.
A senior, battle-tested Department of the Army logistician assumed command of U.S. Army Europe’s premier support formation during a memorable change-of-command ceremony held June 24 at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern.