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Community Corner – Aug. 28, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details 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 » Sponsorship in the KMC: 9 to 10 […]

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Royal Air Force Air Training Corps cadets participate in tug-of-war after an obstacle course Aug. 10 on Vogelweh. After the tug-of-war against each other, they defeated the Kisling NCO Academy instructors in the final round.

Kisling NCOA challenges British cadets

Photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski

Royal Air Force Air Training Corps cadets participate in tug-of-war after an obstacle course Aug. 10 on Vogelweh. After the tug-of-war against each other, they defeated the Kisling NCO Academy instructors in the final round.

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86th SFS offers free bicycle engravings
A serial number is engraved into a bicycle during a free bicycle engraving event at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Aug. 20 on Ramstein. The 86th Security Forces Squadron, in cooperation with Police Headquarters Westpfalz in Kaiserslautern, offers free engravings to military members and their families to help protect against bicycle theft. Each bicycle receives a unique serial number and certificate for identification.

86th SFS offers free bicycle engravings

Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

A serial number is engraved into a bicycle during a free bicycle engraving event at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Aug. 20 on Ramstein.

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Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON — The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator.

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Leonor Alton, daughter of Senior Master Sgt. Ryan Alton, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Operations Center functional aerial manager, prepares for the Operation Talent Search talent show May 30 on Ramstein.

Ramstein wins big in Operation Talent Search

by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Force Support Squadron Ramstein Community Center is scheduled to present three members of the KMC first place awards for two separate categories for the Air Force’s 2015 Operation Talent Search Sept. 11 on Ramstein.

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Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program intent to apply due Oct. 2

by Staff Sgt. Ian M. Hoachlander Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible active-duty enlisted Airmen interested in pursuing a medical degree must submit their intent to apply emails to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Oct. 2.

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Photos by Scott M. Ash
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James provides an update with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on current Air Force operations during a press briefing Aug. 24 in the Pentagon.

AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

by Senior Airman Hailey Haux Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon Aug. 24.

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Online customs form for mail parcels, packages

by Lionel Rivera Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

Customers can avoid waiting in line longer at post office finance windows if they complete an online customs declaration using the U.S. Postal Service website when presenting parcels and packages for mailing at the Air Force Post Office.

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Airmen from the 435th Contingency Response Group gather for a motorcycle mentor ride Aug. 15 on Ramstein. The annual ride started out as a squadron event and eventually branched out to the wing, giving inexperienced riders the opportunity to ride alongside someone who is familiar with European roads.

Bonds strengthened behind handlebars

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

Tightening their helmets and straddling their seats, 10 motorcyclists from Ramstein rev their engines before the ride began Aug. 15 on Ramstein

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Photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
721st APS upload Apache helicopter
Airmen assigned to the 721st Aerial Port Squadron upload a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment onto a C-5 Galaxy Aug. 18 on Ramstein. The C-5 was headed for Ladd Army Airfield at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

721st APS upload Apache helicopter

Photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski

Airmen assigned to the 721st Aerial Port Squadron upload a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment onto a C-5 Galaxy Aug. 18 on Ramstein.

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