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German Polizei worry about wrong-way drivers

German Polizei worry about wrong-way drivers

From Nov. 15 to Jan. 17, several motorists, who drove wrongfully in the opposite direction, were reported on Autobahn A62 between interchanges Landstuhl-Atzel and Bann. They caused a danger to themselves and others. Polizei officials said this is not a new occurrence. In 2013, several wrong direction drivers were noted […]

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Benefit options improve for eligible FEHB employees

by Janis El Shabazz
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Some temporary, seasonal and intermittent employees are now eligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, Office of Personnel Management officials said. Temporary, seasonal or intermittent employees who anticipate working 130 or more hours per month for 90 consecutive days are now eligible […]

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Joint patrols tackle crime

Joint patrols tackle crime

Story and photo by Senior Airman
Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron executes U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s largest law enforcement mission covering 1,100 square miles, providing police services to more than 57,000 Department of Defense personnel.

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Ramstein Airmen train with French air force

Ramstein Airmen train with French air force

Story and photo by Senior Airman
Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron participated in Volfa 15-1, an annual, multilateral training event led by the French air force Jan. 21 at Orleans-Bricy Air Base, France.

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SECAF, CSAF discuss future of Air Force

SECAF, CSAF discuss future of Air Force

by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

WASHINGTON — Senior leadership addressed the key issues, priorities, initiatives and challenges facing the Air Force during the State of the Air Force press briefing Jan. 15 at the Pentagon. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III focused […]

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Learn to navigate an overseas marriage

by the 86th Airlift Wing
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

Getting married is probably one of the most important life decisions one can make. The mere thought of marriage can conjure both excitement and stress for the prospective couple, and getting married overseas can feel like an equally daunting task. However, when equipped with the right information, an overseas marriage […]

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KMC Blotter – Jan. 30, 2015

JAN. 20 7:10 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl. JAN. 23 1:13 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl. 3 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. JAN. 24 6:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident caused by a drunken driver was reported in Knopp- Labach. 4:30 p.m.: A major traffic […]

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Recycling: It’s the law

Recycling: It’s the law

by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Contrary to what some may believe, on-base recycling is not an option; recycling in Germany is the law. Service contract representatives from the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron want KMC members to be aware of the policies and rules on recycling while living in base housing. “The recycling policies are the […]

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Motivating our teammates

by Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Dunbar
Air Force Special Operations Command

Many of us have set goals and intend to reach them. We get pumped up by the thought of achieving them. Though we got off to a valiant start blazing full speed toward the finish line, there are times when the fire in us fades. Sometimes our circumstances dictate that […]

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435th AGOW improves airspace, builds partnerships

435th AGOW improves airspace, builds partnerships

by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing led a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa air traffic control advisory mission Jan. 12 to 16 at Cerklje Air Base, Slovenia. The five-day mission supported USAFE-AFAFRICA’s efforts to assist the Slovenian air force in developing control measures for takeoff and […]

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