Health

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

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

Story and photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Running is both an integral part of Air Force physical fitness assessments and, if done incorrectly, a potential source of injury. The 86th Medical Group physical therapy flight introduced a new running class called Pose Method to help patients correct their stride, reduce or eliminate pain, and avoid future injury so they can improve their scores on the cardiovascular component of the Air Force fitness tests.

August 3, 2017 ×
Coming to grips with domestic assault

Coming to grips with domestic assault

by Mary Davis U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs Domestic assault can happen anywhere, to anyone, and unfortunately, these crimes happen here in the Kaiserslautern Military Community as well.

Domestic assault can happen anywhere, to anyone, and unfortunately, these crimes happen here in the Kaiserslautern Military Community as well. “Domestic assault sometimes happens more frequently in the summer months because of the alcohol consumed at village fests, cookouts and outdoor activities,” said Staff Sgt. Tim Passe, U.S. Army Garrison […]

August 3, 2017 ×
Ramstein Area Dental Lab provides smiles for Airmen, Soldiers

Ramstein Area Dental Lab provides smiles for Airmen, Soldiers

Story and photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Many Airmen and Soldiers are used to working alongside one another in a variety of career fields. Pilots, security forces, maintainers, and others often have the opportunity to build a partnership with sister services through exercises and deployments.

June 29, 2017 ×
Education, outreach for men’s health

Education, outreach for men’s health

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The summer is finally here and with it Men’s Health Month is observed across the U.S. with various health fairs, screenings, and other health education and outreach activities. While people are aware that being healthy and staying fit to fight is essential to the mission, June is the month used […]

June 8, 2017 ×
LRMC, Army clinics’ phone wait times increase — Save time, schedule appointments online

LRMC, Army clinics’ phone wait times increase — Save time, schedule appointments online

by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

Due to a current staffing shortage, the Appointment Line wait times may be longer than normal for patients of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and the Army Health Clinics at Kleber, Baumholder and Wiesbaden installations. To help save patients time, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center team is encouraging TRICARE beneficiaries to […]

June 8, 2017 ×
U.S. Army Sgt. Brenda Contreras, 5th Quartermaster, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, pins a ribbon on Aviella, a special Olympian, May 19 on Ramstein. Aviella and the other students competing in the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics received a volunteer to accompany them as a “buddy” throughout the day.

Airmen, Soldiers spring into action to support Special Olympics

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen, Soldiers, and civilians alike came together on Ramstein to support and cheer on their Olympians during the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics, May 19. More than 70 students from various schools throughout the KMC competed in several events including a relay race, volleyball, basketball skills, hula hoop, […]

May 25, 2017 ×
Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

by Peter Holstein
Surgeon General Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Mental health disorders are relatively common within civilian and military communities, but with early treatment, most mental health disorders can be effectively treated, and patients can return to mental wellness.

May 25, 2017 ×
Veterinary center to change name, continue service for four-legged companions

Veterinary center to change name, continue service for four-legged companions

by Ashley Patoka
Regional Health Command Europe

Dog Center Europe, located on Pulaski Barracks in Kaiserslautern, will undergo a name change and become Veterinary Medical Center Europe today. The new name, according to Maj. Lane Hansen, DCE director and veterinarian, better reflects the array of services that are currently provided to the military community. “We have been […]

May 11, 2017 ×

Mark your Calendar — May 12, 2017

KMC Events » The Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association will hold a Bunco Luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 at the Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh. Anyone interested in attending should make reservations at reservations.klsa@gmail.com by May 18. The cost of the luncheon will be $15 for members and $20 for […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Conserve today, secure tomorrow

Conserve today, secure tomorrow

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

         

April 27, 2017 ×