Archive for October, 2012


News

Tops In Blue entertains Ramstein

Tops In Blue entertains Ramstein

Story and photos by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The oldest entertainment group in the U.S. Air Force, Tops In Blue,
performed for the KMC Oct. 20 in the dual-bay hangar on Ramstein. 

The
theme for this year

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Sports

Lifting tips from the 86th MDG

by Capt. Elissa Ballas
86th Medical Group physical therapist

Weightlifting injuries are frequently seen by primary care managers and
physical therapists at the 86th Medical Group.  Most injuries are due to
improper lifting technique and can be easily prevented.  The first and
most important rule to remember when hitting the gym is to lift only
what you can handle.

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Sports

Kingfish win again

Kingfish win again

The Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team put another tick in the

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Sports

Airmen compete in intramural sports, build camaraderie

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

Airmen here have a variety of 10 sports, ranging from flag football, to
volleyball and golf, available to them throughout the year in which to
participate.

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Lifestyle

Model trains chug through Ramstein Sunday

Model trains chug through Ramstein Sunday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The culture center in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers, will turn
into a mecca for model train enthusiasts Sunday when the Model Train
Friends Westpfalz will host their 41st Model Train Swap Meet from 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Lifestyle

Ramstein’s Wendelinus market offers vendors, craftsmen

Ramstein’s Wendelinus market offers vendors, craftsmen

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor its annual Wendelinus market from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the center of town.

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Lifestyle

Halloween: More than candy-coated terror

Halloween: More than candy-coated terror

by Meghan Augsburger
Ramstein High School intern

As the days get drearier and the trees lose their leaves, everyone gets
excited about the spookiest holiday of the year. But what do we really
know about

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Lifestyle

Germans observe religious holidays in November

Germans observe religious holidays in November

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On Thursday, many Germans will visit cemeteries to decorate the grave
sites of deceased family members and friends with flowers or wreaths
made of fir tree branches, pine cones and dried flowers, and to light
candles.

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Features

Helping save lives one scan at a time

Helping save lives one scan at a time

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Cook
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Analyzing X-rays, running computerized tomography scans and performing
pregnancy ultrasounds may sound mind boggling but it

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Features

Jawbone Flight Kitchen: More than making sandwiches

Jawbone Flight Kitchen: More than making sandwiches

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Working closely with the Ramstein Passenger Terminal and the fleet
services flight, the Jawbone Flight Kitchen supports and maintains 24/7
meal services and operations for Ramstein Airmen, who are unable to sit
down for a meal.

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