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Photos by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander BurnettNoncommissioned officers assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Regional Support Element-United Assistance help contractors download pallets of food and supplies for the Intermediate Staging Area Nov. 22 in Dakar, Senegal.

‘First in Support’ RSE-UA: life at the ISA

by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Regional Support Element-United Assistance have been conducting operations in Dakar, Senegal, for over a month. Recently, with the arrival of the element’s main body and the completion of construction operations, the team moved into the Intermediate Staging Area and began conducting daily operations.

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Photo by Senior Airman Timothy MooreCol. Gordon Hendrickson, U.S. Air Forces in Europe director of Intelligence, speaks with Capt. Ty Axson, USAFE chief of Current Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Operations-Europe, during a senior leader to company grade officer speed mentoring event Tuesday on Ramstein. Senior leaders from around the KMC mentored CGOs on various subjects, including career progression and networking.

Leader to future leader

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Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas Jr., command sergeant major of the 
Army Reserve, addresses 7th Civil Support Command Soldiers at the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center Dec. 6.

Army Reserve CSM visits 7th CSC

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Dorschner
364th Press Camp Headquarters, 63rd Regional Support Command

Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command gathered at the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center Dec. 6 to welcome the command sergeant major of the Army Reserve.

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KMC Blotter – Dec. 19, 2014

DEC. 10 7:45 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Steinwenden. DEC. 11 7:15 a.m.: A breaking and entering was reported in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. 4:43 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl. 8 p.m.: A runaway juvenile was reported […]

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Pamela Fiorito, 86th Force Support Squadron education services specialist, speaks to Airmen about the opportunities available to them for their commissioning journey during a town hall briefing Dec. 10 on Ramstein.

Education office, commissioning town hall

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

The Ramstein Education Office, Company Grade Officer’s Council and the Base Career Advisers joined forces to provide Airmen with an opportunity to seek commissioning advice during a town hall briefing Dec. 10 at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Conference Center.

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Santa’s lean workshop

by Col. Raymond Briggs
86th Maintenance Group commander

I’ve been to Toyota, Caterpillar, John Deere, Standard Aero, Wal-Mart and many other industries to study their streamlined processes, also known as their lean manufacturing processes, but the one factory I’d love to see as the pinnacle of lean operations is Santa’s workshop in the North Pole.

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Photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-MoralesSanta rides in an Army Humvee after dropping from an Air Force C-130J Super Hercules to deliver toys Monday at the Alzey Drop Zone, Germany. The operation delivered toys donated by the KMC to less fortunate children.

Santa exchanges sleigh for C-130

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Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan StefankoGen. Philip M. Breedlove, commander of U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and John Mace read a certificate of service during Mace’s retirement ceremony Dec. 12 on Ramstein. Mace retired from the military after 25 years and retired again from civil service after 29 years.

SACEUR honors 54 years of service

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, commander of Supreme Allied Command Europe and U.S. European Command, honored a member of the KMC — someone who at one time was a Soldier, Airman and civil servant — by officiating his retirement Dec. 12 on Ramstein.
John Mace retired after 54 total years of service to the U.S. military with more than 100 family members, friends and military leaders present. Also, in attendance was Gen. Mark A. Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff.

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Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group talk about where to place the mannequins for the next search and rescue demonstration Dec. 4 on Ramstein.

Firefighters host course for Lithuanians

Firefighters from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group provided a familiarization course to 12 Lithuanian airmen Dec. 4 on Ramstein.

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KMC notices & events

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

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