Archive for June, 2015


Commentary, News

Leadership should never be taken lightly

by Lt. Col. Christopher Hall
86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron commander

One of the most prestigious and privileged ceremonies of my career took place on May 27, 2015. It involved my family, who had missed out on many of the significant professional milestones of my career due to deployments. This ceremony was not a christening, nor was it a wedding; it […]

June 25, 2015 ×

News

SECAF shares priorities with USAFE-AFAFRICA

SECAF shares priorities with USAFE-AFAFRICA

by Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines
USAFE-AFAFRICA Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James talked with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen and civilians during an all-call June 19 on Ramstein.

June 25, 2015 ×

News

86th AW welcomes new commander

86th AW welcomes new commander

by Tech. Sgt. Kris Levasseur
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen of the 86th Airlift Wing welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 19 on Ramstein.

June 25, 2015 ×

Sports

Farewell golf outing honors outgoing TSC commanding general

Farewell golf outing honors outgoing TSC commanding general

Story and photos by Ronnie Schelby
21st TSC Public Affairs

Around 100 amateur golfers and full-time fans of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and its outgoing commanding general joined Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor for a memorable “farewell golf scramble” held June 8 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein Air Force Base.

June 18, 2015 ×

Schools

COMUSAFE delivers inspiration to graduating seniors

COMUSAFE delivers inspiration to graduating seniors

by Liz Jacobson
Ramstein High School intern

Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, spoke to the Ramstein High School graduating class of 2015, June 5, at the Fritz Walter Stadium in Kaiserslautern.

June 18, 2015 ×

Sports

Sports Shorts – Events and Notices – June 19, 2015

Youth sports coaches needed Are you interested in coaching? Youth sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, call 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375. ‘Take a Hike’ “Take a Hike,” the KMC’s guide to volksmarching, is now available to view online. To read about […]

June 18, 2015 ×

Schools

School Notes – June 19, 2015

Youth fall sports registration Registration for youth fall sports is open through July 17. Sports offered are: tackle football, ages 10 to 14; cheerleading, ages 5 to 18; soccer, ages 5 to 15; flag football, ages 5 to 14. Youth must be registered with Child and Youth Services to participate. […]

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News

Community Corner – June 19, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Understanding TSP: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Reintegration Briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC » Ditching the Dorms: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to […]

June 18, 2015 ×

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Mark Your Calendar – June 19, 2015

Events » A Sesame Street USO experience for military families presents a live 35-minute “mini-show” featuring four of the popular Sesame Street characters, as well as Katie, a military child created especially for the USO. The show is free to military personnel and their families and is open to all ages. […]

June 18, 2015 ×

Lifestyle

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 19, 2015

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 19, 2015

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Viel Lärm um nichts,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 p.m. today, July 15, and 3 p.m. July 5. • “Chopin,” a […]

June 18, 2015 ×