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The 86th Security Forces Squadron conducted “Shoot, Move, Communicate” training Oct. 10 on Ramstein. The training is applicable to any high-risk situation, including but not limited to hostage scenarios and fire fights.

Defenders shoot, move, communicate through training

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

If an unfortunate event occurs on base, such as an active shooter, there needs to be some sort of protection for the public. The 86th Security Forces Squadron is that line of defense on Ramstein.
The 86th SFS is responsible for protecting the people, resources and property on Ramstein 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Saving water starts with you

Courtesy of 86th Civil Engineer Squadron

Last year, Air Force facilities and military family housing within the KMC used more than 450 million gallons of water, which cost more than $5 million.

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Photo by Pfc. Kelsey M. LittleLt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. (left), commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, presents a USAREUR challenge coin to Spc. Joshua Middleton, corrections specialist with the 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during his visit to Sembach Kaserne Oct. 9. Middleton was recognized for serving over 200 community service hours.

USAREUR commanding general visits 21st TSC

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Airman takes LEAD in step to USAF Academy

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

There are several ways an enlisted Airman can make the transition to be an Air Force officer. They can go through Air Force ROTC via various means, be selected for Officer Training School or go to the U.S. Air Force Academy through the Leaders Encouraging Airman Development program.

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KMC Blotter – Oct. 24, 2014

OCT. 14 9:15 a.m.: An unlawful entry and possession of narcotics were reported on Vogelweh. 11:20 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported at the Opel Circle in Kaiserslautern. 11:50 a.m.: An unattended death was reported in Lohnsfeld. OCT. 15 10:25 a.m.: An assault was reported on Ramstein. 4:39 p.m.: Child endangerment was […]

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409th CSB supports RT14

by Rachel Clark
409th Contracting Support Brigade

Soldiers with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, headquartered at Sembach Kaserne, visited Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 15 to 26 to provide contracting support for Rapid Trident 14.

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Obama activates reserves for Operation United Assistance

by Nick Simeone
Department of Defense News, Defense Media Activity

President Barack Obama has authorized the Defense Department to call up a small number of National Guard or reserve troops that possess special skills needed to aid efforts in stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.

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KMC to hold Joint Passport Outreach Day

Courtesy of 786th Force Support Squadron

The U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt and the KMC passport offices are scheduled to host a fall Passport Outreach Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein.

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Maj. Mayra Zapata, 633rd Medical Operations Squadron, gets her temperature taken by Tech. Sgt. Saquadrea Crosby, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health NCOIC, as she deplanes a C-130J Super Hercules Oct. 19 on Ramstein. Any personnel traveling into Ramstein from Ebola infected areas will be medically screened upon their arrival and cleared by public health for onward travel to ensure the health and safety of all passengers, aircrew and members of the KMC.

Team Ramstein supports Ebola ops, mitigates risks at home

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.

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Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan CastelanAn Airman receives medical attention from a German emergency medical technician as part of a major accident response exercise Oct. 18  on Ramstein. Members of Team Ramstein and German agencies partnered in conducting a response and recovery in preparation for possible real-world incidents.

Ramstein teams with German partners during exercise

by Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein Airmen, in concert with German disaster response authorities, participated in a combined major accident response exercise, or MARE, Oct. 18 on Ramstein.

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