Germans will observe “Pfingsten,” or Pentecost, Sunday and Monday. The religious fest takes its name from the Greek word “pentekoste,” which means 50th. Christians celebrate Pentecost, also called Whitsun, the 50th day after Easter, because they believe that’s when God sent down his Holy Spirit.
Archive for June, 2014
Having the ability to navigate through any type of terrain and be able to get from point A to point B with a compass and map can be a useful skill to have, not only in an emergency but for recreational purposes as well.
To keep Ramstein’s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules mission ready, crew chiefs are responsible to maintain the birds wherever they might land.
Each year, the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group hosts International Jump Week to bring partner nations’ airborne units together to conduct training and foster working relationships.
People moving to the United States this summer should start preparing now by letting go of items banned from import, customs officials advise. It is also a good idea to apply early for import permits on restricted items.
More than 80 U.S. Airmen and Soldiers stationed in Germany came together to take part in the Carpathian Spring 2014 May 9 through 23 here.
Hundreds of Soldiers from throughout the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz footprint participated in a three-day course designed to train Soldiers on the proper procedures for conducting installation access control.
Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing on Ramstein took an entire work day to focus on the importance of sexual assault prevention and response May 28.
Seventy years ago, young men from the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron at Royal Air Force Cottesmore, England, prepared their aircraft and themselves for what would soon be known as one of the most significant and meaningful days in the history of the world — D-Day.