Archive for August, 2010


News

Remember to request your absentee ballot

Remember to request your absentee ballot

There are only 60 days until the Nov. 2 general election. If you have not requested

your absentee ballot for the 2010 general election, do so immediately.
It

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News

AF surgeon general issues warning about safety of electronic cigarettes

The Air Force surgeon general has issued a memo alerting all Airmen
about safety concerns regarding electronic cigarettes, a new type of
nicotine product.

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Commentary

Fellow Airmen: Support efficiency, submit your ideas

by Erin C. Conaton
Under secretary of the Air Force

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is asking all Department of Defense
military and civilian employees for their ideas on how the DOD can be
more efficient and effective. The Air Force strongly supports the
secretary

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News

Family, strategic balance among top SECAF priorities

by Tech. Sgt. Amaani Lyle
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

The Air Force secretary emphasized his commitment to Airmen and their
families and a focus on strategic balance to best support current and
future operations during the Air Force Sergeants

August 27, 2010 ×

News

‘Eagle Eyes’ program helps secure bases

by U.S. Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs

As the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks nears, officials remind
Airmen about a key program that was implemented in the hopes of
preventing future incidents.

As a result of that day, the anti-terrorism program

August 27, 2010 ×

News

Team Ramstein aids Russia with firefighting equipment

Team Ramstein aids Russia with firefighting equipment

by U.S. Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs

Two U.S. Air Force C-130Js flew missions into Russia from Ramstein Aug.
13 delivering firefighting supplies promised by President Barack Obama.

August 20, 2010 ×

Sports

KMC little league All Star Team goes to Williamsport for second straight year

by Senior Airman Scott Saldukas
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 11-and-12-year-old KMC All-Star team will make its second
consecutive trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport,
Pa., after winning the Europe Region Tournament Aug. 3.

August 20, 2010 ×

Sports

Set Goals, Get Fit

Set Goals, Get Fit

by 1st Lt. Phil

Every month, KMC members who score a perfect 100 on all categories of
their official Air Force Fitness Assessment are recognized with a
letter of recognition and their picture in the base newspaper. 

Last month, we learned from an endurance athlete who incorporated high
intensity functional training into his workouts to reduce total mileage
and improve race performances. This month we

August 20, 2010 ×

Sports

August is National Breast-feeding Awareness Month

Human breast milk is the preferred feeding method for infants. It
provides ideal nutrition that is sufficient to support optimal growth
and development for the first six months of life. Gradual introduction
of iron-enriched solid foods at about 6 to 12 months should complement
the breast milk diet.

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Lifestyle

Historical vehicles on display Saturday

Historical vehicles on display Saturday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The center of Kaisers-lautern will offer a journey through the history of motor vehicles Saturday.

August 20, 2010 ×