Archive for December, 2016


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The U.S. Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Security office provided a one-stop-shop community training opportunity delivering annual security training Dec. 7 at Armstrong's Club on Vogelweh. The training highlighted security awareness, education and vigilance promotion within the community.

‘One stop shop’ provides annual training

Story and photos by Mary Davis U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

Taking care of annual training can mean a huge investment of time and resources, to include classroom instruction, computer-based training and a multitude of slideshows. With the holidays coming, who needs the extra stress?

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Col. Thomas Seifert, 1st Human Resource Support Center director (left), congratulates Chief Warrant Officer Vance Frazier II for being awarded Warrior of the Week while deployed for nine months in Qatar Dec. 8

21st troops home in time for holidays

Story and photo by Brittany Jones 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

After a nine-month deployment to Qatar, the troops of 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 1st Human Resource Support Center are finally home.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval meets with his constituents Dec. 9 at Landstuhl Regional Medica Center. Sandoval, along with the governors of Wisconsin and Oklahoma, traveled to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility to interact with constituents and LRMC.

Delegation of governors visits Ramstein, Landstuhl

Photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass
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Postal workers receive and sort through packages to take them to their final destination from the Panzer Postal Service Center. Sorting more than 30 tons a week, crews work up to 36 hours of overtime during the holidays to ensure all packages get delivered.

Santa’s ‘helpers’ hard at work

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Betty Y. Boomer 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

It’s easy to take for granted the effort that goes into shipping and receiving mail here in Germany. There are dedicated postal workers that know receiving that special package from back home can boost morale and soften hearts.

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KMC retiree organizations offer services for retirees, spouses

Courtesy of 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office

The KMC has two retiree organizations — one for the Army and one for the Air Force — that are mandated by regulation to represent, support, help and advise retirees and the chain of command. Due to the nature of our combined community in Kaiserslautern, the two organizations work together to provide these services.

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Relocated recycling center reopens Saturday

Relocated recycling center reopens Saturday

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning 86th Airlift Wing

The recycling center on Ramstein across the street from Burger King is temporarily closed in order to move into a new facility.

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Senior Master Sgt. Susan Hale, 86th Medical Squadron command support section operations superintendent, reacts ecstatically after being notified of her promotion to chief master sergeant Dec. 8 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. By congressional mandate, only one percent of the Air Force enlisted corps may hold the rank of chief master sergeant.

Earning their final stripe: Chief master sergeant selects make cut

Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer
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Senior Airman Tristan Geray, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, explains different aspects of her job during a base tour Dec. 2 on Ramstein. A group of local leaders from the Weilerbach Union Community received a tour of Ramstein and observed the inside of a C-130J Super Hercules.

Local leaders visit the 86th Airlift Wing

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Sara Keller
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Captain America poses for a picture with a student during the 2016 Winter Special Olympics Dec. 2 on Vogelweh. Activities from the event included bowling and arts and crafts, with visits from Captain America and Santa Claus.

KMC helps special needs children build confidence

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Volunteers from the KMC helped put smiles on children’s faces Dec. 2 on Vogelweh.

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KMC Notices, News, Take Note

KMC Notices and Events – Dec. 16, 2016

Vogelweh gate closes The Armstrong’s gate on Vogelweh Family Housing will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday. During this time, inbound traffic will enter the base through the fire gate next to the First Avenue Billeting and outbound traffic will exit through the 3rd Avenue gate next to […]

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