Archive for July, 2017


Lifestyle

Gartenschau sponsors summer night fest

Gartenschau sponsors summer night fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Gartenschau Kaisers-lautern, also known as dinosaur park, will sponsor its annual summer night fest Saturday. The party will begin at 6 p.m. It will feature live music, food and drink specialties, and a light and fire show.

July 27, 2017 ×

Lifestyle

Was ist Los? July 28, 2017

Was ist Los? July 28, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

July 27, 2017 ×

Features, News

13 nations jump-start International Jump Week

13 nations jump-start International Jump Week

by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. service members along with military personnel from 13 partner nations traveled to Bitburg, Germany, between July 10 and 14 to participate in International Jump Week. “The intended goal is to get partner nations on the same page in terms of air dropping parachutists,” said Capt. Christopher Deans, 37th Airlift […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Features, News

86 FSS Airman named OAY for AF

86 FSS Airman named OAY for AF

by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

A member of Ramstein’s 86th Airlift Wing was selected as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for the Air Force. Tech. Sgt. Kyle T. Wilson, an Airman Leadership School Instructor assigned to the 86th Force Support Squadron, was one of 12 Airmen selected based on superior leadership, […]

July 20, 2017 ×

News

New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

by Peter Holstein
Air Force Surgeon General Office of Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Features, News

86 CCATT and AE sharpen cohesiveness

86 CCATT and AE sharpen cohesiveness

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

The 86th Medical Squadron’s Critical Care Air Transportation Team and the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron team conducted a training exercise on Ramstein’s flight- line July 12. The training improved working relationships between medical entities while increasing the clinical and readiness skills of the Airmen performing in the exercise. “When you […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — July 21, 2017

July 10 12:18 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident in Kaiserslautern 6:58 p.m.: Driving with expired registration on Ramstein 11:36 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident, drunken operation of a vehicle and operating a vehicle on revoked USAREUR license in Landstuhl July 11 12:13 […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Features

Take Note — July 21, 2017

Logo design contest The 86th Airlift Wing Innovation Transformation Office is looking for a new logo for the wing innovation program. The newly designed logo should make Airmen instantly think of new ideas and innovations and all things related to process improvement. The contest will run through Aug. 10. Prizes […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Features

German apprentices keep Ramstein rolling

German apprentices keep Ramstein rolling

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

German students who finish school with a diploma have an opportunity to learn trade skills and earn money on Ramstein Air Base. Every year, the 86th Airlift Wing Civilian Personnel Office invites German high school-age youth to apply for and participate in a three-and-a-half to four-year apprenticeship training program on […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Features

Realistic active-shooter training preps Airmen

Realistic active-shooter training preps Airmen

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

A roar of gun shots echoes throughout the crisp hallways and the smell of gunpowder hangs in the air as a masked shooter fires blank ammunition on the hunt for victims. The 86th Maintenance Group readiness and training cell surprised 86 MXG Airmen with a realistic active shooter exercise July […]

July 20, 2017 ×