Archive for February, 2012


Commentary

What the FY13 budget means to USAFE

by Gen. Mark A. Welsh III
U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander

Since the first Gulf War, the U.S. has been engaged continuously in
combat operations, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe has played a critical
role.

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News

Medic sheds debt with help from ACS

Medic sheds debt with help from ACS

by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Six years ago, before Spc. Rachel Lee joined the Army, she swiped credit cards to survive.

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News

Comm squadron earns ‘Excellent’ in cyber security inspection

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

The 86th Communications Squadron on Ramstein shined during the Command
Cyber Readiness Inspection from Feb. 13 through 17 with an overall

February 24, 2012 ×

News

Airlift squadron celebrates 70 years

Airlift squadron celebrates 70 years

by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“As a modern day squadron, we stand on the shoulders of giants of the people who came before us,” said 1st Lt. Brett Polage, 37th Airlift Squadron historian. “They have paved the way for us to be successful, so we now show our respect for them.” The 37th Airlift Squadron […]

February 17, 2012 ×

Sports

Ex NFL stars, cheerleaders visit Ramstein

Ex NFL stars, cheerleaders visit Ramstein

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

Former members of the Miami Dolphins and six of their cheerleaders
visited Ramstein Feb. 9 to visit with troops and throw down on a little
flag football.

February 17, 2012 ×

Lifestyle

Take A Hike: A guide to volksmarching in your area

by Donald Seltzer
Contributing writer

Volksmarching Notes » Interested in volksmarching but not sure how things work? Send an e-mail to volksmarch@gmail.com with the subject “Getting started.” » The calendar for volksmarching in Germany, Terminliste 2012, is now available for €2.50 in the start hall at most events. This useful booklet lists dates, locations, points of contact […]

February 17, 2012 ×

Lifestyle

Drive safely in winter weather

by Tech. Sgt. Daryl L. Allen
Crime prevention manager

With Germany firmly in the grip of winter, the 86th Security Forces
would like to provide you some winter driving and traffic tips to guide
you through the winter months.

February 17, 2012 ×

Lifestyle

Fasching takes over Ramstein Tuesday

Fasching takes over Ramstein Tuesday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Fasching is reaching its peak. Throughout the KMC, Fasching dances, fun
sessions, masquerade balls and children

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News

Military Saves Week classes start Tuesday

The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center is gearing up for the
2012 Military Saves Campaign. The Department of Defense has designated
Sunday to Feb. 26 as Military Saves Week. As part of the larger
nationwide America Saves Campaign, Military Saves is conducted in
cooperation with the Consumer Federation of America.

February 17, 2012 ×

Features

USAFE unit wins AF Aerial Mail Terminal of the Year award

by Capt. Thomas Hamlyn
Postal Transportation Flight commander

Have you ever wondered what happens to your mail after you hand it to the Airman at the post office?

February 17, 2012 ×