Archive for November, 2018


Features, News

Ramstein exercise generates mass airlift capability

Ramstein exercise generates mass airlift capability

by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing successfully conducted a mass generation exercise preparing multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, a multi-aircraft sortie, and an elephant walk prior to takeoff on Ramstein Air Base, Nov 8. Airmen assigned to multiple units across the base had a hand in the exercise, as […]

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Features, News

Grassroots: Supporting local community

Grassroots: Supporting local community

Story and photos by
Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh and
Airman 1st Class Noah Coger
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing Host Nation Grassroots program partnered military members and military spouses with local Germans at an elementary school in Dansenberg, Nov. 20. The event, aimed to promote reading to German youth, allows Airmen and families to engage and promote friendship, said Roberto da Costa, 86th Airlift Wing […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — November 30, 2018

November 17 3:34 a.m.: Assault in Kaiserslautern 5:30 a.m.: Drunken operation of a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern 8:13 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 3:30 p.m.: Mutual assault in Siegelbach November 18 2:44 a.m.: Drunken operation of a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern 2:50 a.m.: Driving […]

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News

Take Note — November 30, 2018

Ramstein Passenger Travel Office/CWTSato renovation Due to renovation, the Ramstein Passenger Travel Office/CWTSato will be closed for walk-in customers until tomorrow, Dec. 1. Only phone calls will be accepted during this time to assist customers. For assistance, call Passenger Travel at 480-5373/5374 or CWTSato at 06371-98-190. B10 construction period The […]

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Features

786 Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen BEEF up

786 Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen BEEF up

Story and photos by
Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen assigned to the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron bolstered their readiness to conduct Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force operations at Ramstein Air Base, Nov. 15. Master Sgt. Andrew Baines Jr., 786th CES Prime BEEF manager, said an update to Air Force Instruction 10-210, which pertains to civil engineer training, prompted […]

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Features

86 Airlift Wing prepares new flight commanders

86 Airlift Wing prepares new flight commanders

Story and photo by
Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing hosted a flight commander’s course to prepare leaders for their new positions at the Officers Club, Nov. 15 to 16. It is common for units to thrust the responsibility of commanding flights onto company grade officers the moment they arrive on station. The course eases the […]

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Features

Ramstein Airman becomes first CMSgt dental hygienist

Ramstein Airman becomes first CMSgt dental hygienist

Story and photo by
Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

March 1 was a significant day not just for one Airman or for one squadron but for the U.S. Air Force. On that day, “Shelly” Jarvis, 86th Dental Squadron superintendent, pinned on the rank of chief master sergeant — the first to do so in the U.S. Air Force as […]

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Features

Ramstein participates in Volkstrauertag

Ramstein participates in Volkstrauertag

Story and photos by
Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing, representatives from NATO countries, and a U.S. congressional delegate were in attendance for Volkstrauertag or the German National Day of Mourning in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Nov. 18. The German National Day of Mourning honors all victims of war and persecution and is the German equivalent of America’s Memorial […]

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Features

USPS Priority Shipping Lines & Appointments

USPS Priority Shipping Lines & Appointments

 

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Features

Airlifter of the Week: 86 MXS, PMEL apprentice

Airlifter of the Week: 86 MXS, PMEL apprentice

Story and photo by
Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

An 86th Maintenance Squadron Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory apprentice received the honor of being Ramstein’s Airlifter of the Week on Nov. 16. The 86th Airlift Wing commander and command chief lauded Airman 1st Class Stephen Oh for his excellence in executing the Air Force’s mission across the European theater of […]

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