• U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Williams, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of equipment support, operates the 86th VRS’ new vehicle simulator at Ramstein Air Base, Aug 7. The simulator trains VRS Airmen on a variety of vehicles and situations

    86 VRS rolls onto virtual highway

    Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Every day the U.S. Air Force becomes more accurate and advanced to make sure the mission is accomplished. They do this by innovating, managing equipment, reducing manpower, and reducing cost. Members of the 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron […]

  • A child shares a hug with her mother at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 9. To provide more options for parents, the Key and Essential Family Child Care Provider Initiative was created as part of a Kaiserslautern Military Community-wide effort to support military families.

    86 MSG, CEG team up to increase child care options in KMC

    Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Taylor Slater 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 86th Mission Support Group and Civil Engineer Group recently joined forces to create the Key and Essential Family Child Care Provider Initiative. The initiative alleviates the wait for base housing and increases the number of […]

  • U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, congratulates Airman First Class Sidney Diaz, 86th Airlift Wing general law paralegal, on being named Airlifter of the Week, on Ramstein Air Base, Aug.9. Diaz was coined as Airlifter of the Week for his exceptional customer service, great attitude, and willingness to volunteer.

    Paralegal achieves Airlifter of the Week for excellent customer service

    Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Noah D. Coger 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs An 86th Airlift Wing Law Center Airman was awarded Airlifter of the Week, Aug. 9. Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon Jr., 86th Airlift Wing […]

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Williams, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of equipment support, operates the 86th VRS’ new vehicle simulator at Ramstein Air Base, Aug 7. The simulator trains VRS Airmen on a variety of vehicles and situations

86 VRS rolls onto virtual highway

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Every day the U.S. Air Force becomes more accurate and advanced to make sure the mission is accomplished. They do this by innovating, managing equipment, reducing manpower, and reducing cost. Members of the 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron […]

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KMCC Exchange expanded in-store pickup brings convenience to military shoppers

by Susie Goodwin Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs Online shopping is more convenient than ever for KMC Military Members and their families with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s expanded buy online, pickup in-store service. Military shoppers can buy items at ShopMyExchange.com and pick them up […]

Lifestyle & Health

FEDVIP provides vision coverage to TRICARE beneficiaries

by TRICARE Communications Routine eye exams can help keep your vision strong. The National Eye Institute reports that a comprehensive eye exam can identify common vision problems and prevent diseases that may lead to vision loss or blindness. TRICARE health plans may include an eye exam or other services to […]

Sports

Sports Bulletin

KMC soccer availabilities The Kaiserslautern Military Community District Soccer Club is currently accepting registrations for this year’s season. KMC is the largest district in Southern Germany affiliated with the U.S. Youth Soccer Europe program. Our youth, women’s and men’s team all play in the Deutscher Fussball-Bund (German Football Association). For […] - READ MORE...

LRMC Soldier to represent USAREUR at Army ten-miler

DoDEA student takes career readiness to a whole new level

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Engineering classes Children ages 4+ will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using […] - READ MORE...

LRMC offers last-minute school, sports physicals for KMC students

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