Archive for August, 2010


Lifestyle

German Wine Street is car-free Sunday

German Wine Street is car-free Sunday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The German Wine Street will be the stage for a car-free adventure day Sunday.

For the 25th time,  Germany

August 27, 2010 ×

Schools

Scout Expo coming to Ramstein in September

The Boy Scouts of America and Girls Scouts of the USA will be
conducting a Scout Expo Sept. 11 at the Ramstein KMCC-AAFES Main
Exchange Courtyard.

The Scouting Expo activities will include informational demonstrations
on Scouting, as well as interactive games and challenges.

August 27, 2010 ×

Schools

College Notes

STAP applications Spouse Tuition Assistance Program applications for Term II are now being accepted online. Air Force Aid Society’s STAP program increases the occupational opportunities for Air Force spouses. It is available for all active-duty Air Force spouses accompanying their spouses overseas and pursuing a degree through one of the […]

August 27, 2010 ×

News

Memorial service held for 702nd EOD Soldier

Memorial service held for 702nd EOD Soldier

A military memorial service for Staff Sgt. Derek Farley was held Thursday at the Grafenwöhr Chapel in Grafenwöhr, Germany.

August 27, 2010 ×

News

Ramstein Airmen train with sister wing in Poland

by Staff Sgt. Jocelyn Rich
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Contingency Response Group
traveled to the 33rd Air Base in Powidz, Poland, Aug. 13 to 19 for
combined training with Polish military forces.

August 27, 2010 ×

News

Sentinel Focus review held on Ramstein

by Marge McGlinn
480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing

The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing prepared
for its third examination of its global Air Force Distributed Common
Ground System, also known as the Sentinel intelligence weapon system,
including the 693rd ISR Group, here at Ramstein.

August 27, 2010 ×

Features

Rod & Gun Club adds new program

The Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club is adding Beamhit, an interactive
laser training system to its sport shooting program. The club had a
successful beamhit marksmanship demonstration at the Kaiserslautern
Military Community Center, where prospective customers were able to
test the new program.

August 27, 2010 ×

News

2011 retraining program in full swing

by Jon Hanson  
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Airmen have almost a month remaining to voluntarily retrain in Phase I
of the 2011 NCO Retraining Program before the program

August 27, 2010 ×

News

Dog owners should know German regulations

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Weilerbach Department of Public Order keeps getting complaints
about pet owners walking their dogs on public streets, squares, parks
and playgrounds and not picking up and disposing after them.

August 27, 2010 ×

Features

The scourge of the Atlantic

The scourge of the Atlantic

by Dr. Marshall Michel
52nd Fighter Wing historian

Called at one point by Winston Churchill

August 27, 2010 ×