Archive for June, 2016


Lifestyle

Drifting fest highlights old craftsmanship

Drifting fest highlights old craftsmanship

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The traditional drifting fest in Leinbach Valley between Frankenstein and Waldleiningen will take place 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Biedenbacher Woog pond.

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photoParticipants of the medieval market in Winnweiler walk in the opening parades at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Winnweiler celebrates with medieval market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

To celebrate its 1125th anniversary, Winnweiler will sponsor a medieval market today, Saturday and Sunday.

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Features

86th AMDS optometry Airmen keep Ramstein sights clear

86th AMDS optometry Airmen keep Ramstein sights clear

Photos by Senior Airman Larissa Greatwood
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News

‘Viper Medics’ host ‘Torun Games’ during Anakonda ’16

‘Viper Medics’ host ‘Torun Games’ during Anakonda ’16

by Capt. Richard Skinner and Capt. Jeku Arce
421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional) and
30th Medical Brigade Public Affairs

TORUN, Poland — Taking a break from river crossings, airborne operations and other intense training events at exercises Anakonda ’16 and Swift Response ’16, the 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional) hosted a friendly sports competition between U.S., Polish and U.K. forces June 8.

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News

RHCE welcomes  new commander

RHCE welcomes new commander

Courtesy of Regional Health Command Europe
Public Affairs

With a ceremonial passing of the colors, Col. (promotable) Dennis P. LeMaster assumed command of Regional Health Command Europe from Brig. Gen. Norvell V. Coots June 24 on Sembach Kaserne.

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News

A Cameroonian armed forces soldier wearing an American flag patch works alongside U.S. Army Soldiers to secure a checkpoint during a simulated tactical movement at this year’s Central Accord exercise June 21 in Libreville, Gabon.

US, Africa demonstrate peacekeeping proficiency during Central Accord

Photos by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball
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Features

Ramstein recruiters work around challenges, get job done

Ramstein recruiters work around challenges, get job done

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua D. Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Every enlisted Airman has started his or her career at a recruiter’s office.

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News

4th ASOG Airmen join allies, test firepower

4th ASOG Airmen join allies, test firepower

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Features

313th EOSS supports AMC missions transiting Ramstein

313th EOSS supports AMC missions transiting Ramstein

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

There are many things that can make or break the execution of a successful mission.

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News

Civil Air Patrol cadets tour Ramstein

Civil Air Patrol cadets tour Ramstein

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“We’re the basic training for a cadet,” said Maj. Michael Livesay, Ramstein Civil Air Patrol squadron commander. “It’s a one-week learning laboratory for them. We’ve had the opportunity to get perspectives from enlisted members and officers to talk to them about what it takes to become a leader in the Air Force.”

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