Archive for March, 2016


News

Ramstein helps KMC save … automatically

Ramstein helps KMC save … automatically

Members of the KMC talk to a Service Credit Union representative during the Military Saves Week kickoff Feb. 19 on Ramstein.

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News

TSC supply sergeant aims high, achieves milestone

TSC supply sergeant aims high, achieves milestone

by Ronnie Schelby
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

A supply sergeant with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s support operations section aimed high and flew toward uncharted skies, becoming the first Soldier to attend the U.S. Air Force’s Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy in 40 years.

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Features

Behind the medal: How four Airmen saved 90 lives

Behind the medal: How four Airmen saved 90 lives

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

The sun was just beginning to glow across the dark skies of Mali in late May, 2014.

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News

KMC Notices and Events – March 4, 2016

Closures • The 100 percent Munitions Stockpile Inventory will be conducted through Wednesday. During this time, the munitions storage area will be closed to all account custodians. Only emergency issue requests approved by the respective group commander may be submitted. • The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Section will close at […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter – March 4, 2016

FEB. 22 8:45 a.m.: Major traffic accident without injuries in Landstuhl. FEB. 23 7:50 a.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Kaiserslautern. FEB. 24 5:40 a.m.: Major traffic accident without injuries in Kaiserslautern. 5:55 a.m.: Major traffic accident without injuries in Kaiserslautern. FEB. 26 9:20 a.m.: Disorderly conduct, drunkenness, larceny […]

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Features

Ramstein defends cyberspace ‘runway’

by 1st Lt. Krystina Watkins
86th Communications Squadron

The Command Cyber Readiness Inspection scheduled for March 14 through 25 is an inspection of the security posture of Ramstein’s network led by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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Commentary, News

Strength in diversity, empowered by proud heritage

by Brig. Gen. Roy Agustin
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

Throughout my Air Force career, I’ve cooked for, performed at and spoken at Asian-Pacific heritage festivities from Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, to Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.

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News

Ramstein shoppette undergoes traffic flow changes

Ramstein shoppette undergoes traffic flow changes

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A construction project to modify the parking lot of the Ramstein Express, better known as the shoppette, began this week.

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News

U.S. Airmen, along with their international counterparts, salute during the opening ceremony of exercise Real Thaw 16 Feb. 21 in Beja, Portugal. Real Thaw 16 is a Portuguese-hosted NATO exercise that provides tactical training to multiple participating nations. Its aim is to merge and employ different aerial platforms towards one major objective, covering a vast range of activities to include defensive and offensive counterair operations, high-value air assets protection and slow-mover protection. Approximately 3,500 service members throughout Europe and the U.S. are participating in the event.

Ramstein Airmen help kick off Real Thaw 16

Story and photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

BEJA, Portugal — Approximately 60 Airmen from Ramstein, along with partners from six allied nations, kicked off exercise Real Thaw 16 with an opening ceremony Feb. 21 in Beja, Portugal.

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