Archive for September, 2011


News

435th AGOW ensures battle readiness

435th AGOW ensures battle readiness

by Josh Myers
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In modern conflicts, to rapidly establish a fully functional airfield,
all that is needed is a piece of earth and a lean group of exceptional
Airmen.

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News

Navigating the MEB/PEB process

by R. Charles Collica II
MEB outreach counsel

Servicemembers new to the Medical Evaluation Board and Physical
Evaluation Board process are most often confused and weighed down with
questions concerning their legal rights.

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

AUG. 23 6:29 p.m.: A major traffic accident between a POV and motorcycle with injuries was reported at the intersection of Moorstrasse and Bahnhofstrasse. The driver of the motorcycle experienced neck pain and a headache. AUG. 24 6:11 a.m.: A theft from a secured motor vehicle was reported in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. […]

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News

AF Iraq mission likely to increase before it ends

by Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

As the American presence in Iraq draws down, the Air Force mission in
the nation likely will increase, said Maj. Gen. Russell J. Handy.

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News

POW/MIA day 2011

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing will host National Prisoner of
War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Sept. 16. Team Ramstein members
will be given the opportunity to run alongside former POW Col. Joseph E.
Milligan during a 5K memorial run, hear Milligan reflect on stories of
extraordinary determination during a luncheon, and reflect on and
remember POW/MIAs during a wreath laying ceremony.

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Commentary

A Labor Day salute to our everyday heroes

by Col. Mike Monson
86th Airlift Wing Mission Support Group commander

As we celebrate Labor Day Monday, I encourage you to reflect on what the
day means to you. Beyond marking the traditional end of summer, the
start of the NFL regular season and the last day my wife can fashionably
wear white, Labor Day, which was first observed on Sept. 5, 1882, is a
way to recognize the hard work and labor of union employees. 

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News

Fire trucks retire after 20 years of service

Fire trucks retire after 20 years of service

by Staff Sgt. Travis Edwards
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Two fire trucks were retired Aug. 19 during a ceremony held at Fire Station 1 on Ramstein.

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