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Community Corner – May 29, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to […]

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Newly inducted members of the Sergeant Morales Club stand with Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades (right), the commanding general and the senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command respectively, during an induction ceremony May 19 on Smith Barracks.

21st TSC CSM inducted as honorary Sgt. Morales Club member

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

The senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command was welcomed into the Rheinland-Pfalz Sergeant Morales Club as an honorary member during a lively induction ceremony May 19 at the Wagon Wheel Theater on Smith Barracks in Baumholder.

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Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, the commanding general and senior enlisted adviser of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, render a salute honoring Soldiers of the 21st TSC who have given their lives in the service of their nation during a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony May 21 on Panzer Kaserne.

21st TSC remembers fallen heroes

Story and photo by Brandon Beach 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to America’s fallen heroes during multiple Memorial Day events May 21 throughout the KMC.

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Increased mission requirements open doors for continued service

WASHINGTON — The Air Force is introducing several personnel and manpower initiatives to meet increased mission requirements outlined in the fiscal year 2016 President’s Budget.

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Army Sgt. Robert R. Kennedy, a parachute rigger with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermaster Detachment, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, climbs the wall of an obstacle course during the Joint Combat Dining-In.

KMC service members share fun, fellowship with JCDI

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

They are tired, wet and dirty. Their uniforms are tattered and torn, far from their original splendor when worn by these Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. Before running the gauntlet again, they look up and see their objective: the grog.

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Residents need access, parking permits during Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

This year’s Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair will take place June 26 to 28 in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

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KMC Notices & Events – May 29, 2015

Closures • The 86th Medical Group’s Ramstein Clinic will be closed on the following U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: Tuesday, June 12 and 16; July 3, 6, and 9 (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Aug. 13 (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); and Sept. 10 all day. As the clinic improves […]

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KMC Blotter – May 29, 2015

MAY 19 11:05 p.m.: Self-harm ideations were reported on Kapaun. MAY 21 3:30 a.m.: Wrongful appropriation was reported at RAB East Gate. 7:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. MAY 22 2:55 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported […]

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Lithuanian air force firefighters tour a C-17 Globemaster III May 20 on Ramstein. Instructors from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron lead the fire brigade through scenarios that included confined-space rescue, structural collapse, aircraft and structural firefighting, crash recovery and incident command system training.

435 CTS, Lithuanian firefighters turn up heat in NATO course

Story and photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Lithuanian air force fire department participated in a NATO Firefighter Fundamentals course May 18 to 22.

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Leadership CRM – ‘What do you think?’

by Lt. Col. Daniel Mangan 76th Airlift Squadron commander

Crew Resource Management is a vital tool used in aviation to ensure people’s skills and inputs are optimized to maximize safe, effective operations. This tool, or training procedure, is the cornerstone of safe operations in crew aircraft.

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