Archive for May, 2017


Features, News

Vigilance encouraged after Manchester attack

Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The attack in Manchester, England, this week is a reminder of the importance of staying vigilant in the face of terrorism, according to base officials.

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Features, News

A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron makes a low-level approach during a sortie in support of exercise Juniper Falcon May 14 at Nevatim Air Base, Israel.

US, Israeli Airmen fortify airlift capabilities

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel — Two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft along with approximately 80 Total Force Airmen attached to the 37th Airlift Squadron, deployed to Israel in support of exercise Juniper Falcon from May 7 to 18.

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Features, Health, Schools

U.S. Army Sgt. Brenda Contreras, 5th Quartermaster, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, pins a ribbon on Aviella, a special Olympian, May 19 on Ramstein. Aviella and the other students competing in the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics received a volunteer to accompany them as a “buddy” throughout the day.

Airmen, Soldiers spring into action to support Special Olympics

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

Airmen, Soldiers, and civilians alike came together on Ramstein to support and cheer on their Olympians during the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics, May 19. More than 70 students from various schools throughout the KMC competed in several events including a relay race, volleyball, basketball skills, hula hoop, […]

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Blotter

Blotter — May 26, 2017

May 15 9:35 a.m.: Damage to private property on Ramstein 7:20 p.m.: Communicating a threat in Mackenbach 11:12 p.m.: Domestic assault in Trippstadt May 16 6:30 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a traffic accident in Kaiserslautern May 17 9:05 a.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries on Ramstein May 18 3:43 […]

May 25, 2017 ×

Features

Take Note — May 26, 2017

Office closures The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will be closed June 5 and 15 due to German holidays. Blood drives The Armed Services Blood Program-Europe will conduct the following blood drives: Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., KMCC Food Court, Ramstein June 5: 10 […]

May 25, 2017 ×

Features

Jumping from the comfort zone

Jumping from the comfort zone

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It’s hard to step outside of your comfort zone. Some people occasionally step outside of it, tentatively trying a new experience. Others, like Tech. Sgt. Cortney Velez, boldly jumps out of it from 1,250 feet above.

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Features

‘Battle of Battleships’ builds community, morale

‘Battle of Battleships’ builds community, morale

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
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Features

ACS offers ways to ‘get a move on’ during PCS season

ACS offers ways to ‘get a move on’ during PCS season

Story and photos by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Installation Management Command Directorate

Permanent Change of Station season is right around the corner, and several thousands of military families all over the world are on the move from May to August. To help families with their upcoming travels, the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Army Community Service’s Relocation Readiness Program provides classes and resources to get people to their new destination with minimal worries.

May 25, 2017 ×

Features

Defenders, community partner during Police Week

Defenders, community partner during Police Week

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

721 APS Airmen honor fallen comrades

721 APS Airmen honor fallen comrades

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

Airmen of the 721st Aerial Port Squadron conducted an annual memorial run May 19 on Ramstein.

May 25, 2017 ×