Archive for July, 2014


Features

Club 7 – Where community comes together

Club 7 – Where community comes together

by Kimberly Parker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Having a place to call home is important when transitioning into a new assignment and arguably even more important when transitioning into an overseas assignment.

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News

7th CSC welcomes new commanding general

7th CSC welcomes new commanding general

by Staff Sgt. Jason G. Weber
221st Public Affairs Detachment, 7th CSC 

Soldiers, family members, and friends gathered to bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati and welcome Brig. Gen. Arlan M. DeBlieck as the new commanding general of the 7th Civil Support Command and deputy commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command in a change of command ceremony on Daenner Kaserne, July 26.

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News

AF Assistance Fund may not hit 2014 goal

by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie
Air Force Public Affairs Agency OL-P 

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Commentary

Air Force Core Values – The 86th Materiel Maintenance Squadron

by 1st Lt Gregory Souder
86th Materiel Maintenance Squadron

The Air Force Core Values are a three-part code for all Airmen to uphold no matter the situation.

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News

German native receives U.S. Army award

German native receives U.S. Army award

by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A German medical officer was awarded the Army Achievement Medal July 23 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

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News

Ramstein member selected as OAY

Ramstein member selected as OAY

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

With more than 400,000 enlisted active duty, Reserve and Guard Airmen, few get to tout the distinction of being honored as an Outstanding Airman of the Year.

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Schools

Education Notes

Starting Oct. 1, all personnel requesting tuition assistance are required to have uploaded their electronic Degree Plan into their education record in the Air Force Virtual Education Center site accessed through the Air Force Portal. Meet with your school’s academic adviser for your e-Degree Plan and then take the time to upload your courses. For assistance or for more information, contact the education center.

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photosThe New Orleans Preachers from France open and close out the festival Saturday at Nanstein Castle.

Burg Jazz

Courtesy of Unnerhaus Culture Club

Nanstein Castle in Landstuhl will be the stage for the traditional international Burg Jazz music festival today and Saturday.

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Features

Master Sgt. Stanley MacDonald, 435th AGOW’s AMS air traffic controller, and Staff Sgt. Brock Neel, 435th AMS engineer, survey an area for training with a dynamic cone penetrometer July 11 at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The measure-
ment from the DCP is one of the steps in determining if an airfield is safe for an aircraft landing.

86th AW, 435th AGOW Airmen execute LZ training

Photos by Senior Airman Christine Griffiths

     

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Commentary

Photo by Sgt. Daniel ColeMaj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, deputy commander of U.S. Army Europe, speaks to U.S. and Estonian soldiers during a ceremony marking the start of land forces exercises. The general retired Tuesday after serving the Army for 34 years.

General says goodbye to USAREUR

by Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo
U.S. Army Europe deputy commander

I have proudly served the U.S. Army and the American people as an Army officer for 34 years. Within those years I have raised a wonderful family, met courageous and inspiring people, and gained personal and professional fulfillment from this profession.

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