News

Daughter, Sister, Airman

by Senior Airman Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

I am an Airman in the U.S. Air Force. I am also a niece, cousin, sister and daughter.

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Photo by Senior Airman Jordan CastelanChief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, is apprehended by Brutus, an 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, in a demonstration showcasing the capabilities of 86th SFS MWD handlers Oct. 28 on Ramstein. Dogs have been used in conjunction with military forces for centuries and are prized for their abilities to detect, discover and detain hostile forces.

Chief gets eaten up

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Courtesy photoThieves tend to look for “easy targets.” Easy targets include unlocked car doors, open windows and doors that are not locked with a deadbolt.

Prevent larceny at home, on vacation

by Airman Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Though theft is more prominent during the warmer months, prevention should be a priority all year. With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s important to secure homes and vehicles whether traveling or staying in the local area.

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German Polizei Corner

Driving in fog: German Polizei explain how to stay safe while driving in fog: • At the first indication of fog, motorists should turn on their headlights and taillights, not just the running lights in the front. • Drivers should not rely on their automatic lights. Some might turn on too late […]

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KMC Blotter – Nov. 21, 2014

NOV. 10 1:45 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 1:57 a.m.: The possession of a controlled substance was reported in Landstuhl. NOV. 14 6:35 a.m.: A major traffic accident involving a train resulting in the fatality of a pedestrian was reported in Landstuhl. 1:10 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident […]

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Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing and 726th Air Mobility Squadron out of Spangdahlem Air Base render a salute during the playing of taps at a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial.  Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, along with senior leaders from the 52nd Fighter Wing, participated in the ceremony to honor U.S. service members both past and present.

US services honor vets in Luxembourg

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr.
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Hundreds of Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, family members, local citizens and honored guests gathered at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial Nov. 11 to honor the veterans of the U.S. military during a Veterans Day ceremony.

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Your computer needs a nap

by 2nd Lt. Kyle Massey
86th Communications Squadron

Your computer is your friend, confidant, procrastination enabler and productivity partner. It can be moody at times, but the trait we usually notice most about our digital partner is its speed.

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New app to solve basic computer problems across AF

Information courtesy of Air Force Space Command Public Affairs

As the Air Force Enterprise Service Desk goes virtual, Airmen will see a new application on their computers that allows them to immediately tackle and fix their minor information technology issues.

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Members of the 21st Operational Weather Squadron take an opportunity to learn more about local weather patterns with 2nd Lts. Monika Kaczanowska and Daniel Kowalczyk, Polish armed forces meteorological and oceanographic officers, Nov. 14 on Kapaun Air Station. The 21st OWS showed the two Polish armed forces members around the U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command weather systems and operations.

Weather Airmen bridge NATO forecasting worlds

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

The 21st Operational Weather Squadron, part of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, hosted two Polish armed forces members Nov. 9 to 22 to learn and develop skills from each other to predict accurate, timely and relevant environmental weather intelligence.

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KMC notices & events

Important notices and events for the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany. Updated weekly.

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