News

Virtual ESD now at Ramstein

by Senior Airman Brian Quintanilla
86th Communications Squadron

In the past few weeks, a new application may have appeared on computer desktops. On Dec. 8, the 67th Cyber Wing deployed Virtual Enterprise Service Desk on computers throughout U.S. Air Forces in Europe.

January 22, 2015 ×
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. BurnettCommand Sgt. Maj. David Davenport Sr. (right), U.S. Army Europe command sergeant major, presents 1st Sgt. Anthony Forker Jr., Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 30th Medical Brigade first sergeant, with his Sergeant Morales Club medallion during an induction ceremony Jan. 7 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh.

8 Soldiers inducted into Sergeant Morales Club

by Ronnie Schelby
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Key leaders from U.S. Army Europe and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed eight new members to a prestigious noncommissioned officer leadership organization during a jam-packed ceremony Jan. 7 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh.

January 22, 2015 ×

Digging out of GTCC debt

by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The convenience of a Government Travel Charge Card is it can ease the transition to a new duty station or assist during a temporary duty assignment in a different country, but if left unattended, that convenience could hurt your wallet and career.

January 22, 2015 ×
Members of the Theater Logistic Support Center-Europe’s Maintenance Activity Vilseck remove the tube from an M-109A6 Howitzer Jan. 16 
on Rose Barracks. The MAV, along with the Army Field Support Battalion-Germany, the 16th Sustainment Brigade’s 317th Maintenance 
Company, and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive and Armament Command, have been tasked with the replacement of the tubes on eight European Activity Set Howitzers ensuring they are mission ready for upcoming rotations of American forces to Europe as part of the U.S. Army’s 
European Rotational Force.

Agencies come together to replace EAS Howitzer tubes

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

With the U.S. Army’s European Rotational Force in full swing and units continually rotating throughout Europe to train and work with allied partners, it is the responsibility of the Army Field Support Battalion-Germany, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command to make sure the equipment Soldiers will work with are ready and operational.

January 22, 2015 ×

Nominations sought for 2015 American Legion service award

by Janis El Shabazz
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 American Legion Spirit of Service Award.

January 22, 2015 ×

KMC Blotter – Jan. 23, 2015

JAN. 15 7:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Trippstadt. 12:47 p.m.: An unlawful entry was reported on Einsiedlerhof Air Station. 3:30 p.m.: A minor traffic accident caused by a motorist without a U.S. Army Europe license was reported in Kaiserslautern. JAN. 16 6:21 a.m.: A major traffic accident was […]

January 22, 2015 ×

German Polizei Corner

German Polizei was called to an incident in a forest area between Obermohr-Reuschbach and Fockenberg-Limbach shortly before the holidays. The hunter (game lessee) in charge of that area noticed several American youth away from the regular forest paths wearing fatigues and armed with a variety of long weapons. Police noted […]

January 22, 2015 ×

86th FSS fine-tunes TV system

by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Executing the mission efficiently is key in maximizing capabilities of Air Force members. Airmen from the 86th Force Support Squadron have done just that by revamping their TV update process.

January 22, 2015 ×
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 Dec. 16 on Ramstein. Senior leaders from around the KMC mentored CGOs on various subjects, including career progression and networking.

Staying mission-ready at home

by Capt. Patrick Cummings
86th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Mission readiness goes far beyond just being prepared in the workplace for the call of duty. The senior leader speed mentoring seminar on Dec. 16 reminded me of how service members can accomplish this in their daily lives.

January 22, 2015 ×

Driver’s license issue a personal responsibility reminder

Courtesy of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Living in Germany and traveling throughout Europe is a great opportunity for Airmen and their families to experience new cultures and historic landscapes. As welcomed guests in Germany, it is our responsibility to understand and follow German policies and laws.

January 22, 2015 ×