Archive for June, 2014


Commentary

Enabling leadership through good followership

by Senior Master Sgt. Kathleen Carter
86th Operations Support Squadron superintendent

During our military careers, we are often reminded of how important it is to be a good leader. We read articles and attend seminars to help us strengthen our leadership abilities. Although I do feel that being a good leader is pertinent to everyone, I believe there is one subject that falls in the shadows of the word “leadership.”

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Commentary

Dress to impress: Are you ready?

by Chief Master Sgt. Michael Dahlhoff
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Emergency Management Functional manager

If you had to wear your service dress uniform tomorrow for an official picture, to meet a dignitary, for a retreat ceremony, a memorial or to report to the commander, would your uniform be ready?

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News

Courtesy photoTech. Sgt. Kevin Brown, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron resource adviser and former president of the Kaiserslautern African-American Heritage Committee, reviews the monthly agenda. Brown was selected for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award for his community service.

AMXS Airman receives NAACP award

by Brennen Lege
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Promoting human relations, equal opportunity and public service while being a role model for Department of Defense personnel are some things Ramstein’s recipient of the annual NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award attributes to his success; however, without the support of the community, his dream may never have become a reality.

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News

Photo by Airman 1st Class Michael StuartPeople gather to play football during Resiliency Day June 19 on Ramstein. The day allowed the members of the 86th Airlift Wing to get out and meet new people as well as build teams and working relationships.

Airmen come together through resiliency

by Airman Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing hosted Resiliency Day, allowing Department of Defense members and civilians in the KMC to come together, take some time away from their offices and work as a team June 19.

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News

TKS shops closed for 1-Day training seminar on July 11, 2014

On Friday, July, 11 2014 TKSShops Germany-wide will be closed for a 1-day employee training seminar.

June 26, 2014 ×

Lifestyle

Baumholder celebrates Fourth of July with festival

by Kelly Burell
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation marketing volunteer

Celebrate this Fourth of July with sparkle at Baumholder’s Freedom Festival!

June 19, 2014 ×

Uncategorized

KHS competes in World Robot Olympiad challenge

Courtesy of Zachary Branham

On May 24, three members of the Kaiserslautern Robotics Club had chance to participate in an all German robotics competition, called the World Robot Olympiad. This was the first year the team from Kaiserslautern High School participated in this event, and it was an incredible challenge being the only English speaking team at the event.

June 19, 2014 ×

Schools

Courtesy photo

Libraries launch ‘Paws to Read’ summer reading program

by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Summer is just around the corner, and right now is the perfect time to begin putting together your family’s summer reading list.

June 19, 2014 ×

Lifestyle

Photo by City of KaiserslauternVarious kinds of vehicles are on display during Kaiserslautern Classics Saturday.

Kaiserslautern Classics features historical vehicles

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The City of Kaiserslautern will sponsor the eighth Kaiserslautern Classics from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

June 19, 2014 ×

Lifestyle

Courtesy photoGuards grant admission to the medieval market at Lichtenberg Castle near Kusel Saturday and Sunday.

Lichtenberg Castle hosts medieval market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The eighth medieval summer spectacle on Lichtenberg Castle near Kusel will take place Saturday and Sunday.

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