Archive for February, 2017


News

Airman 1st Class Chante Curtis, 786th Force Support Squadron services apprentice, shows Harold Ritchie, Ritchie International principal and hospitality consultant, how she folds fish for presentation during an inspection for the 61st Annual Hennessy Trophy Awards Program Feb 21 at Lindberghof Dining Facility on Kapaun. This is the third year that the 786 FSS has been nominated for the Hennessy award.

Dining facilities up for AF Hennessy Award

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 786th Force Support Squadron’s Rheinland Dining Facility, Lindberghof Dining Facility and the Jawbone Flight Kitchen were nominated to be inspected for the 61st annual Hennessy Trophy Awards program Feb. 21 on Ramstein.

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News

Photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore
An Army AH-64 Apache helicopter is unloaded from an Air Mobility Command in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve C-5M Galaxy Feb. 22 on Ramstein. The four Apache helicopters that arrived are part of a larger contingent of helicopters and personnel comprising of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. commitment to maintaining peace and stability in the European region.

USAF supports Army helicopter delivery to Europe

by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Loicano U.S. Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

A contingent of Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, delivered by two U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command C-5M Galaxies, arrived today in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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Features

Chief Master Sgt. Wright

18th CMSAF: Airman behind the stripes

by Staff Sgt. Hailey Haux Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

A business card sits in the depths of a wallet. Sitting on the couch, the owner contemplates his next step in life, the billfold falls onto the floor and the card is strewn across the ground along with the other contents. The 18-year-old picks it up, studies the words ‘Air Force recruiter’ and makes a phone call.

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter – Feb. 24, 2017

FEB. 13 7 a.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Landstuhl. FEB. 14 1:10 a.m.: Driving under the influence of a controlled substance in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 8:13 a.m.: Major traffic accident without injuries in Kaiserslautern. 8:30 a.m.: Theft of unsecured private property in Kaiserslautern. 11:15 a.m.: Child neglect/endangerment on Landstuhl Family […]

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KMC Notices, News, Take Note

KMC Notices and Events – Feb. 24, 2017

Reduced manning The 86th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate Legal Office will have reduced manning Monday. This might result in delays in services. For details, call the legal office at 480-5911 or 06371-47-5911. Blood drive The Armed Services Blood Program-Europe will be conducting the following blood drives: Monday: 9 a.m. to […]

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Features

Back to business: Guidelines for starting private businesses

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Starting a business and maintaining rules and regulations that come with a home-based business is hard work. For those looking to start a home-based business in base housing on Ramstein, there are guidelines to keep in mind.

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News

Photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
KMC spouses interact during the 86th Airlift Wing's SpouseFit event Feb. 23 at the Ramstein Officers' Club. The two-day event featured various activities.

Connections, camaraderie at Ramstein’s SpouseFit

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

The 86th Airlift Wing hosted its first-ever SpouseFit event this week at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, boosting the morale of military spouses by offering a fit, fun and fabulous opportunity to build connections and to stay resilient.

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Features

Photo by Lorelyn Medina/Shutterstock.com

Fluoride: Protects teeth for life

by Senior Airman Benjamin Martinez 86th Dental Squadron

There is more to keeping teeth healthy than daily brushing and flossing. The American Dental Association recommends using a soft-bristle tooth brush and floss to keep our teeth clean along with another great aid, fluoride, to help protect our teeth.

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Features

Caitlyn Bass, wife of Senior Airman Jonathan Bass, 86th Airlift Wing photojournalist, smiles at her daughter, Alice Jane Bass, Jan. 24 at Westpfalz-Klinikum in Kaiserslautern. Alice spent the first three weeks of her life in the hospital after abdominal surgery.

In debt, grateful to US Air Force

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On what should have been one of the happiest days of our lives, my wife and I were scalped of our happiness. And our resiliency was tested.

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News

Airman 1st Class Joshua Figueroa, 786th Force Support Squadron food service journeyman, packs a Gatorade into a boxed meal Feb. 14 at the Jawbone Flight Kitchen on Ramstein. In 2016, the 786 FSS supported more than 4,000 sorties and over 500 medical evacuation flights out of the Jawbone Flight Kitchen.

Ramstein gets served

Photos by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters

Airman 1st Class Joshua Figueroa, 786th Force Support Squadron food service journeyman, packs a Gatorade into a boxed meal Feb. 14 at the Jawbone Flight Kitchen on Ramstein. In 2016, the 786 FSS supported more than 4,000 sorties and over 500 medical evacuation flights out of the Jawbone Flight Kitchen.

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