• Senior Airman Nicholas Miller, left, and Staff Sgt. Ian Metcalf, 569th United States Forces Police Squadron desk patrolmen, use a tablet and satellite tracking application to locate other patrolmen March 9 on Vogelweh Military Complex. The 569th USFPS uses tablets installed with three applications to perform the function of a computer aided dispatching system at a small fraction of the cost.

    KMC innovations: 569th USFPS saves time, money, and lives

    Innovation drives today’s Air Force, and the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron is doing it right. Instead of spending $1.2 million to cut response time with a computer aided dispatching system, the 569th USFPS has figured out how to get the same effect for $10,000, and it’s helping them save lives as well as time and money.

  • Still time to register for ‘Amazing Base’

    Still time to register for ‘Amazing Base’

    It’s not too late to take part in one of the most unique team-building events to be held by the 86th Airlift Wing: “The Amazing Base.” The Amazing Base, loosely inspired by American reality television game show “The Amazing Race,” will place 4-person teams in fierce, but friendly competition April […]

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    Protect your family against tick-borne illnesses this spring

    Spring fever is in the air and as temperatures start to rise, we aren’t the only ones coming out of hibernation. Spring also lends itself to the return of ticks and tick-borne illnesses. Ticks can carry several potentially deadly diseases. Two of the most common are Lyme disease and tick-borne […]

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Senior Airman Nicholas Miller, left, and Staff Sgt. Ian Metcalf, 569th United States Forces Police Squadron desk patrolmen, use a tablet and satellite tracking application to locate other patrolmen March 9 on Vogelweh Military Complex. The 569th USFPS uses tablets installed with three applications to perform the function of a computer aided dispatching system at a small fraction of the cost.

KMC innovations: 569th USFPS saves time, money, and lives

Innovation drives today’s Air Force, and the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron is doing it right. Instead of spending $1.2 million to cut response time with a computer aided dispatching system, the 569th USFPS has figured out how to get the same effect for $10,000, and it’s helping them save lives as well as time and money.

Features

New and improved: Ramstein’s oldest barbershop receives a twist

New and improved: Ramstein’s oldest barbershop receives a twist

For 57 years, Kaiserslautern Military Community members have had a barbershop that offered a fresh cut. C&H Barbershop, in MOMS Ramstein, was the first to open on base, and served everyone from generals to toddlers. Today, anyone who takes a stroll into the old shop will notice some new flavor added to an old tradition.

Lifestyle & Health

Take Note — April 20, 2018

Counter-terrorism Speaking Event Mubin Shaikh, a counter-terrorism operative, will be sharing an inside perspective of extremist organizations on 15 April from noon to 1 p.m., and again at 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Green Dot Training Have you taken your annual Green Dot training? This […]

Sports

Raider baseballers sweep past Vilseck

Kaiserslautern journeyed to Vilseck and won two baseball games last weekend to bring their season record to 4-2. The Raiders had a midweek game against Frankfurt International School before resuming division play with a road game series Saturday at Wiesbaden. - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts — April 20, 2018

Kaiserslautern, Ramstein soccer coaches step aside

Area prep softball teams building something new

Schools

Raider baseballers sweep past Vilseck

Kaiserslautern journeyed to Vilseck and won two baseball games last weekend to bring their season record to 4-2. The Raiders had a midweek game against Frankfurt International School before resuming division play with a road game series Saturday at Wiesbaden. - READ MORE...

Education Notes — April 20, 2018

Education Notes — April 13, 2018

Ramstein’s groundbreaking new school