• U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Devin Kerns, 1st Combat Communications Squadron power production technician, checks fuel levels during a combat readiness course at Baumholder, Germany, Oct. 23, 2020. The 1st CBCS practiced competencies during the course that will enable them to support U.S. and allied warfighters in any environment. (courtesy photo)

    1 CBCS conducts combat readiness course

    Airmen assigned to the 1st Combat Communications Squadron held a combat readiness course to validate their ability to defend themselves and their equipment in hostile environments.

  • U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Sung Min Son, 86th Medical Group flight medicine technician, performs an eye examination at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 13, 2020. Son is part of The Language Enabled Airman Program, which teaches many different languages, varying from Spanish to Arabic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

    Ramstein Airmen LEAP into learning new languages

    Learning new languages can broaden one’s horizons, but for some languages even mastering the alphabet is a challenge. The Language Enabled Airman Program is here to help active duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel through that.

  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rashad A. Speller, 86th Airlift Wing Chapel non-commissioned officer in charge of readiness, poses for a photo at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2020. Speller’s dedication ensured that 63 critical deployment items met Air Force and Department of Defense requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jourdan Barrons)

    Always Ready

    “My biggest motto is, ‘Stay ready so we don’t have to get ready,’” said Staff Sgt. Rashad Speller, noncommissioned officer in charge of readiness at the 86th Airlift Wing Chapel, and winner of Airlifter of the Week.


News

10 AAMDC integrates with NATO allies at NAMFI

10 AAMDC integrates with NATO allies at NAMFI

Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Air Force personnel, and NATO allies participated in the annual NATO Missile Firing Installation live fire exercise, Nov. 18. The NAMFI live fire is designed to enhance interoperability among NATO allies and partners to increase readiness through the integration […]

Features

Operation Open Horizon: 700 CONS executes mission with limited communications

Operation Open Horizon: 700 CONS executes mission with limited communications

     

Lifestyle & Health

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Quarantine Edition

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Quarantine Edition

These are strange days, especially for Americans living in Europe. After all, one of the benefits of being here is that travel is so easy. So many world-famous cultures, countries, cities, and landmarks are so reachable. And even when travel is confined to Germany, life is still good. This is […]

Sports

Baseball and softball players with German heritage wanted

The German Baseball and Softball Federation (DBV) is looking to add professional players or outstanding college players to its national team program. - READ MORE...

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IMCOM-E Youth Wrestling Tournament

Cancelled: Mountain run leads to Nanstein Castle

Schools

Raider Vision in near space

Kaiserslautern High School’s Project Horizon team conducted a High Altitude Balloon launch and placed a suite of cameras and science experiments 35,596 meters into the stratosphere on June 7. - READ MORE...

EUCOM theater bands start virtual after-school program for DODEA students

STEM Night at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School

Children learn about money management at Youth Saves Event