Archive for October, 2017


News

Ramstein, Poland partner for Atlantic Resolve

Ramstein, Poland partner for Atlantic Resolve

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland — More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, along with two C-130J Super Hercules said, ‘tschuess,’ to Germany and, ‘cześć,’ to Poland for the latest iteration of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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News, Sports

Ramstein to host ESPN Armed Forces Classic

Ramstein to host ESPN Armed Forces Classic

by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein will host the 2017 ESPN Armed Forces Classic NCAA game between the Texas A&M Aggies and West Virginia Mountaineers in Hangar 5 the evening of Nov. 10. All active duty, Department of Defense and NATO ID-card holders are eligible to attend the event. Tickets have been dispersed to wing, […]

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News

Daylight Savings Time change takes place on Sunday. Germany will “fall back” 1 hour at 3 a.m. However, the United States will not “fall back” until the morning of Nov. 5. 
Please be aware of the time difference for the week.

Daylight Saving Time ends

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Features

Flight Commanders Course prepares young officers for leadership

Flight Commanders Course prepares young officers for leadership

Story and photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing hosted a three-day Flight Commander and Officer in Charge Leadership Development Course to prepare young officers from the 521st AMOW, the 86th Airlift Wing and the 435 Air Ground Operations Wing for their new roles and responsibilities Oct. 16 to 18. New commissioned officers […]

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Features

Heart Link takes to the skies

Heart Link takes to the skies

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

For many military spouses, moving to a new area can present a number of challenges. In an effort to mitigate some of these obstacles, the Ramstein Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted its Heart Link program Sept. 28, which was geared towards information and networking opportunities for military spouses. As […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — Oct. 27, 2017

Editor’s note: The purpose of the weekly blotter is to deliver a chronological listing of criminal activity in the KMC. The information contained in the blotter is not indicative of crime trends or the targeting of service members or their dependents. The location and nature of the entries is dependent upon where the crime was reported and not necessarily where the crime took place.

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News

Take Note — Oct. 27, 2017

LVIS Gate closes The Large Vehicle Inspection Site Gate will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to German holidays. Motorists are asked to access Ramstein Air Base through the east or west gate. Traffic fines increase Using a cell phone, or any electronic device, changed from €60 to €100 per […]

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News

Allied Air Command holds NATO Air Chiefs’ Symposium

Allied Air Command holds NATO Air Chiefs’ Symposium

Courtesy of Allied Air Command Public Affairs

Allied Air Force chiefs and senior enlisted leaders from 24 NATO nations convened Oct. 16 to 17 at Allied Air Command on Ramstein Air Base for the second NATO Air Chiefs’ symposium of 2017.

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Features, Health, Schools

Pillowcase project helps KMC youth put fears to bed

Pillowcase project helps KMC youth put fears to bed

by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton Jr.
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Volunteers prepare to train Kaiserslautern Military Community children for the Red Cross’s Pillowcase Project beginning in January on Ramstein Air Base. The Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project is a free disaster preparedness program for third- through fifth-graders. “The Pillowcase Project has been around for four years, but this is the first […]

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Features

Retiree Appreciation Day: Honoring those who served

Retiree Appreciation Day: Honoring those who served

by Airman 1st Class Kristof Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Col. John Zapata, 86th Mission Support Group commander, and Col. William Galbraith, 21st Theater Sustainment Command deputy commander, hosted a Retiree Appreciation Day event Oct. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

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