Archive for April, 2018


Lifestyle

Mark your calendar — April 27, 2018

Events Exhibition: Art Brings Us Together! On Thursday, May 3 at 5 p.m. the Atlantic Academy will host the opening of the Art Exhibition Art Brings Us Together in the foyer of the city hall Kaiserslautern in cooperation with the Overseas Art Education Association, the German-American Community Office, and the […]

April 26, 2018 ×

News

Senior Airman Nicholas Miller, left, and Staff Sgt. Ian Metcalf, 569th United States Forces Police Squadron desk patrolmen, use a tablet and satellite tracking application to locate other patrolmen March 9 on Vogelweh Military Complex. The 569th USFPS uses tablets installed with three applications to perform the function of a computer aided dispatching system at a small fraction of the cost.

KMC innovations: 569th USFPS saves time, money, and lives

Story and photos by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Innovation drives today’s Air Force, and the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron is doing it right. Instead of spending $1.2 million to cut response time with a computer aided dispatching system, the 569th USFPS has figured out how to get the same effect for $10,000, and it’s helping them save lives as well as time and money.

April 19, 2018 ×

News

Still time to register for ‘Amazing Base’

Still time to register for ‘Amazing Base’

by Staff Sgt. Tory Patterson
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It’s not too late to take part in one of the most unique team-building events to be held by the 86th Airlift Wing: “The Amazing Base.” The Amazing Base, loosely inspired by American reality television game show “The Amazing Race,” will place 4-person teams in fierce, but friendly competition April […]

April 19, 2018 ×

News

An opportunity for multilingual Airmen

An opportunity for multilingual Airmen

by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Do you know one or more foreign languages? You may be eligible for the Language Enabled Airman Program.

April 19, 2018 ×

Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — April 29, 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.

April 19, 2018 ×

Lifestyle, News

Take Note — April 20, 2018

Counter-terrorism Speaking Event Mubin Shaikh, a counter-terrorism operative, will be sharing an inside perspective of extremist organizations on 15 April from noon to 1 p.m., and again at 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Green Dot Training Have you taken your annual Green Dot training? This […]

April 19, 2018 ×

Features

New and improved: Ramstein’s oldest barbershop receives a twist

New and improved: Ramstein’s oldest barbershop receives a twist

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timmethy James
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For 57 years, Kaiserslautern Military Community members have had a barbershop that offered a fresh cut. C&H Barbershop, in MOMS Ramstein, was the first to open on base, and served everyone from generals to toddlers. Today, anyone who takes a stroll into the old shop will notice some new flavor added to an old tradition.

April 19, 2018 ×

Health

Two female ticks on a leaf. Photo by Neil Burton / Shutterstock.com

Protect your family against tick-borne illnesses this spring

by Regional Health Command Europe Public Affairs Office

Spring fever is in the air and as temperatures start to rise, we aren’t the only ones coming out of hibernation. Spring also lends itself to the return of ticks and tick-borne illnesses. Ticks can carry several potentially deadly diseases. Two of the most common are Lyme disease and tick-borne […]

April 19, 2018 ×

Features

Foreign travel, safety, security tips

Foreign travel, safety, security tips

by U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

Summer is approaching and many will travel abroad either on official travel or for pleasure, and traveling to a foreign country can be a rewarding and positive experience. Whether you are an experienced or first-time foreign traveler, you should take your personal safety and security seriously. Here are some helpful foreign travel, safety and security reminders.

April 19, 2018 ×

News

Building partnerships

Building partnerships

by Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
April 19, 2018 ×