Photo by Sarah HartnettMarie-Ange Graessel of Poterie Graessel shows a ceramic wine cooler to event coordinator Scarlett Hughes Wednesday during the Ramstein Welfare Bazaar. Poterie Graessel, along with over 90 other vendors, created special items to celebrate the historic milestone.

Ramstein bazaar celebrates 50 years

Courtesy of the Ramstein Welfare Bazaar

For the 50th time, the Ramstein Welfare Bazaar’s hangar doors are open for business. Today and through the weekend, thousands of shoppers from all over the world have the opportunity to purchase European treasures while benefitting the KMC.

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Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daylena S. RicksThe 786th Force Support Squadron tug-of-war team tugs with all their strength during Resilience Day Sept. 11 on Ramstein. This year’s Resilience Day featured a commander’s challenge made up of different athletic events to challenge Airmen. The challenge included a three-on-three basketball tournament, six-on-six volleyball match, dodgeball, soccer, one pitch softball, one pitch kickball, seven-on-seven flag football, hula-hoop competition, three-legged race, 400 meter tricycle team relay, Humvee push, tug-of-war and golf challenge, and it concluded with a Colonels vs. Chiefs softball game.

Airmen remember 9/11, remain resilient

by Airman Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On Sept. 11, the 86th Airlift Wing participated in a Resilience Day to build camaraderie between units.

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A Soldier from the 114th Transportation Company, Minnesota Army National Guard, waits to depart the permanent forward operating site Sept. 5 at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, to redeploy home to the United States.

21st TSC moves 100,000 troops through MK Air Base

Story and photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

For Staff Sgt. Chad Emanuel, the answer to what he is looking forward to the most after his fourth deployment was easy to answer.

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Photo by Senior Airman Damon KasbergMembers of Team Ramstein render a salute during a 9/11 ceremony Sept. 11 at Fire Station One on Ramstein. The ceremony was held to honor the first responders who died at the World Trade Center 13 years ago.

9/11 commemoration ceremony

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KMC Blotter – Sept. 19, 2014

SEPT. 9 3:30 p.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Weilerbach. 6:25 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. SEPT. 10 6:25 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. 7:14 p.m.: The operation of an unregistered vehicle was reported on Vogelweh. SEPT. 11 2 p.m.: […]

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Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. BurnettSoldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 
21st Special Troops Battalion, engage in a tug-of-war battle during the 21st STB’s organizational day Sept. 12 at Pulaski Park on Vogelweh. The organizational day was hosted to promote unit cohesion and family fun within the unit.

21st STB hosts organizational day

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Photo by Brandon BeachUnder heavy rain, Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command pay respect to the U.S. flag during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony Sept. 11 on the Panzer Kaserne Parade Field.

21st TSC holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

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Air Advisers Branch reaches new level

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

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Air Adviser Branch executed five missions at once, the most it has ever done in one week, Sept. 15 to 19 in three NATO countries.

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Air Force revamps air expeditionary force

Information courtesy of Air Force Public Affairs Agency OL-P. Senior Airman Jason J. Brown, 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs, contributed to this article.

The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct Oct. 1.

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Photo by Senior Airman Hailey HauxLt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, 3rd Air Force commander, meets Airmen from the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, on their temporary duty to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Aug. 20. Roberson got the chance to meet a few Airmen who have gone above and beyond during this bilateral training event, Thracian Eagle 2014, in Bulgaria.

New 3rd AF commander talks priorities, shares experiences

by Capt. William-Joseph Mojica
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. Darryl L. Roberson, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, outlined his priorities, challenges, leadership philosophy and personal experiences during an interview Sept. 2 on Ramstein.

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