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EOD detonates to educate

EOD detonates to educate

Story and photos by Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight conducted an all-day training session to maintain skills and readiness at the EOD training range Aug. 9 on Ramstein. The EOD technicians used improvised techniques with small cans and C-4 to create explosives designed to break open safes and breach doors. […]

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Creative Airman improves TARRP operations

Creative Airman improves TARRP operations

Story and photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen are continually finding ways to improve steps in their work flow. They might find a way to work faster, cut costs or improve safety. The Air Force needs these forward-thinking individuals, such as Tech. Sgt. Doug Mullins, 86th Munitions Squadron Tactical Air Munitions Rapid Response Package section chief. The […]

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AF selects 14,181 for promotion to staff sergeant

AF selects 14,181 for promotion to staff sergeant

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials have selected 14,181 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant out of 32,006 eligible, a selection rate of 44.31 percent. The staff sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force Portal and myPers Aug. 24, at 8 a.m. CDT. […]

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KMC Blotter — August 18, 2017

Aug 7 4:06 p.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Krickenbach. Aug 8 12:55 p.m.: Damage to private and government property and larceny of government property in Sembach. 2:55 p.m.: Drunken operation of a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern. 11:58 p.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Kaiserslautern. Aug 10 7:54 […]

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Take Note — August 18, 2017

Kapaun/Vogelweh traffic routing change On Aug. 25, traffic routes will change from a one-way to a two-way regulation on Kapaun/Vogelweh for the following street sections: 1. 6th Avenue near post office and bank. Parking will not be allowed along the road towards the Vehicle Registration Office within this section of […]

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Remember these bus safety ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’

Bus safety crucial for community

by Department of Defense Education Activity - Europe East District

With school starting Aug. 28, officials remind parents and students  to reduce children’s risk for accidents and injuries by ensuring the following safety actions: Look at and know your children’s route to and from the bus stop. Show your children how to go safely to and from the bus stop […]

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KMCC Exchange expands layaway to include laptops, tablets for back-to-school season

by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

The KMCC Exchange is helping military students head to the top of the class during the 2017-18 school year by extending its layaway program to include computers and tablets needed to succeed in the classroom.

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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and to-be sworn in Undersecretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan stand during the National Anthem Aug. 11 at his swearing-in ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington County, Va.

Air Force welcomes new undersecretary

by Senior Airman Rusty Frank
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON — In 1977, Matthew Donovan left for Air Force Basic Military Training. Four decades later on Aug. 11, 2017, at the Pentagon, he ceremoniously recited the oath of office to be the undersecretary of the Air Force. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presided over the ceremony and […]

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Garrison pledges to care for customers, employees through SCI

Garrison pledges to care for customers, employees through SCI

Story and photo by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Installation Management Command Directorate

The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz commander signed two Service Culture Initiative pledges Aug. 10 to further solidify an ethos of care and respect for customers and employees.

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37th AS drops 173rd IBCT Airborne troops

37th AS drops 173rd IBCT Airborne troops

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