Archive for October, 2016


News

Clark takes command of 3rd Air Force

Clark takes command of 3rd Air Force

by Tech. Sgt. Micky Pena
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark took command of the 3rd Air Force from Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray during a change of command ceremony
Oct. 21 on Ramstein.

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Features, News

37 AS loadmasters: Piece to USAFE puzzle

Story and photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes
86th Airlift Wing Publics Affair

Thousands of feet above the German countryside, the loadmasters proceed to open the back of a C-130J Super Hercules as the cool wind gusts throughout the aircraft. They listen on their crackling headsets for the aircraft coordinates, awaiting to signal the jump master that it’s safe to step off the ramp.

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Commentary, News

No fight should be fought alone, especially loneliness

by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In my family, Christmas time has always represented happiness, togetherness and caring for one another. In the warm embrace of our loved ones, we treasured what we had in our lives and tried our best to show our compassion for each other by spending time and sharing gifts with one another.

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Features, News

Ramstein Airmen honor, maintain Kindergraves

Ramstein Airmen honor, maintain Kindergraves

Story and photos by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Approximately 30 Air-men assigned to the 86th Operations Support Squadron and their families spent their Saturday morning volunteering to clean the American Kindergraves Oct. 15 in Kaiserslautern.

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter, Oct. 28, 2016

OCT. 17 10 a.m.: Theft of unsecured private property in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau. 11:47 a.m.: Shoplifting on Ramstein. 2:30 p.m.: Theft of unsecured private property on Vogelweh Family Housing. OCT. 18 12:01 a.m.: Drunken operation of a vehicle and fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident without injuries in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 8 […]

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Features

Safety Corner, Oct. 28, 2016

Make adjustments for weather. When the weather is less than perfect, such as rainy, snowy or foggy conditions, use extra precautions when driving and follow guidelines for staying safe in the particular situation you are facing.

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Features, News

Take Note, Oct. 28, 2016

Halloween safety Little ghouls and goblins will be running around base Monday night for Halloween. Between 5 and 8 p.m., Jefferson Avenue/Illinois Boulevard, Ohio Blvd./New York Ave. and Michigan Blvd./Virginia Blvd. on Ramstein will be closed. Vogelweh will have no closed roads. Motorists are asked to be extra careful. Parents […]

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Commentary, News

It’s about more than just pink shirts

It’s about more than just pink shirts

by Col. Brent Johnson
86th Medical Group

In the last few weeks you’ve hopefully seen several articles in the news and on the Ramstein website about Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You’ve also hopefully read the article about our very own Senior Airman Jordan Hebner, 86th Dental Squadron and the mastermind behind the sudden flood of pink morale […]

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Features, Health

Workout smart: Nutrition first, supplements last

by Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As Airmen strive to build muscle mass, increase speed and endurance, and improve overall health, supplements that are promised to provide drastic results can become the go-to for those looking to gain an edge.

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Features, News

Ramstein stays winter-ready with snow removal team

Ramstein stays winter-ready with snow removal team

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein base operations run 24-hours a day, which means preparations have to be made and attention to detail is critical.

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