Sexual assault prevention: moving beyond awareness

by Gen. Larry Spencer Air Force Vice Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON — Since 2001, April has been the month that the nation has focused its attention on sexual assault awareness and the impact this crime has had on its victims.

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86th AMDS public health guides illnesses, injury prevention

Commentary by Tech. Sgt. Ireneo Alfaro 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

Healthy living is a long-term commitment. Merely passing your physical fitness test is not enough to prepare you for a deployment, TDY or even a simple vacation

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Community Corner

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Managing Your Money: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC […]

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Mark Your Calendar: April 24, 2015

Events » April is Month of the Military Child. To celebrate the important role that military children play in the armed forces community, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and 86th Force Support Squadron present the Month of the Military Child Fest from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pulaski […]

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Master Sgt. Burke, 435th Contingency Response Group airfield manager, re-enlists while flying in a C-130J Super Hercules April 8, 2015 above Powidz Air Base, Poland. While deployed to Poland for training Burke re-enlisted into the Air Force on a C-130J before parachuting out.

Airman lands few more years

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland — The airframe begins to tremble around him. Looking for comfort, the paratrooper walks toward a red, fabric bench and quickly sits down.

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Gabriella Wells, military spouse, asks questions about education programs at the University of Oklahoma table at the 86th Force Support Squadron Ramstein Education Center Education Fair, held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2015. Wells heard about the fair on the radio and came to find out more information about pursuing an advanced degree in strategic communication.

86th FSS educates military community

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In an attempt to deliver information about the various education programs offered on Ramstein, the 86th Force Support Squadron Ramstein Education Center held an education fair April 16 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court.

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KMC Notices and Events

Closures • Vogelweh Gate 8 (Vogelweh Armstrong’s Gate on Arizona Boulevard) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday for preventive maintenance. All personnel are encouraged to use Gate 9 (Vogelweh Housing/B-270 Gate) for all entry and exit during this time. • The 86th Airlift Wing Legal Office will be closed […]

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KMC Blotter – April 24, 2015

APRIL 14 1 p.m.: A domestic assault was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. APRIL 15 8:17 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl. 10 p.m.: A minor traffic accident was caused by the reckless operation of a vehicle in Kaiserslautern. APRIL 16 12:30 p.m.: A house break-in was […]

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Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Berberich, 86th Medical Group clinical engineering superintendent and lead master resilience trainer, discusses the four pillars of Comprehensive Airman Fitness and how to relate them to resilience.

Ramstein spouses attend resilience training

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Liz Anderson, 86th Vehicle Readiness squadron key spouse, was one of dozens of spouses and leaders from across Ramstein to attend the first Ramstein Spouses Resilience Training, April 14 at the Woodlawn Golf Course.

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Sixth-grade students from Ramstein Middle School pet a peregrine falcon as a part of a Falconer Show presented for Earth Day, April 16th, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. A hood was placed over the falcon’s head so that it would not be frightened by the crowd and attempt to fly off. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh)

Ramstein students dive into Earth Day

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing Flight Safety Office provided a Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard demonstration April 16 for Ramstein Middle School students.

April 23, 2015 ×