Archive for February, 2018


News

(From left to right) Consul General James Herman, U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt; Kaiserslautern’s Lord Mayor, Dr. Klaus Weichel; and Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force and KMC commander, pose for a photo at the German-American Community Office’s 15th Anniversary ceremony Feb. 15 in Kaiserslautern. Herman, Weichel and Clark represent three different government entities that have come together to form an international partnership through GACO.

German-American Community Office turns 15

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The German American Community Office celebrated its 15th anniversary Feb. 15 at its office in Kaiserslautern.

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Health

Staff Sgt. Ashley Majewski, 86th Dental Squadron oral preventative assistant, cleans the teeth of Senior Airman Jordan Burge, 86th Munitions Squadron tactical air munition rapid response package technician, during a routine appointment at the dental clinic Feb. 8 on Ramstein Air Base. Majewski said it’s rewarding to clean off a patient’s teeth and watch them walk away like a brand new person.

86th Dental Squadron knows the drill

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

A beam of light strikes a metal hook as it grinds against the surface, chipping away at the grime that clings onto the ivories. Just as the technician’s hands start to cramp, the cleaning is finished and the beam of light reflects off the pearly white teeth like an eclipse over a still ocean.

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Blotter

National Prayer Breakfast celebrates freedom of religion

National Prayer Breakfast celebrates freedom of religion

Story and photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — Feb. 23, 2018

Compiled by the 569th USFPS and 86th SFS

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 — Feb. 23, 2018

Memorial 5K The 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron booster club will sponsor the 7th annual A1C Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5K starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Ramstein South Side Fitness Center. Entry fee is $20. For more information, call 480-3944 or 480-2231. Parking discs needed In certain parking lots on […]

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News

Master Sgt. Edward Mann IV, 86th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, left, shakes hands after his graduation from the Phoenix Raven Qualification Course Feb. 12 on Ramstein Air Base. A mobile training team came from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to conduct the course within U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.

Ramstein welcomes new Ravens

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

Security Forces Airmen from across the Kaiserslautern Military Community graduated from a Phoenix Raven Qualification Course Feb. 12 on Ramstein Air Base.

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Features

Core values apply even on internet

Core values apply even on internet

Photo and story by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Since the late 1990s, people around the world have used social media networks to share their ideas and connect with friends. People from all walks of life, including the military, use social media to band together and form online communities. However, social media also became a place for people to […]

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Features

Customs clearance a must when selling cars, guns in Germany

by Robert Szostek
U.S. Army Customs Agency - Europe Public Affairs Office

U.S. personnel must get a “Permit to Transfer” when selling or giving a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle to a non-ID cardholder in Germany. Failure to get the permit could lead to serious complications with German customs authorities.

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Features, Schools

Children who read succeed

Children who read succeed

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

Volunteers from the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron will read with children every Tuesday through June 5 at Vogelweh Elementary School on Vogelweh Military Complex.

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News

Sun interference causes AFN TV and radio outages

Sun interference causes AFN TV and radio outages

by Staff Sgt. Ben Burgess
AFN Kaiserslautern

American Forces Network listeners and viewers can expect to lose service for up to 20 minutes at a time due to daily sun interference expected to last until March 7.

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