Archive for July, 2018


News

SAPR Safe Helpline: Anonymous, confidential, secure, better

SAPR Safe Helpline: Anonymous, confidential, secure, better

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

A new update to the Safe Helpline website and app was launched for survivors of sexual assault, their loved ones, or anyone within the Department of Defense community on July 5. Updates to the website include additional security features, self-care activities, and information, all while keeping the same features that […]

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News

NATO allies cultivate NCO force

NATO allies cultivate NCO force

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

BUCHAREST, Romania — In recent years, the Department of Defense has placed special importance in investing in our military’s noncommissioned officer corps’ leadership capabilities. In order to continue enhancing leadership capabilities across Europe, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip L. Easton, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces […]

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Features

June airpower highlights: Afghan ceasefire, op roundup in Iraq and Syria

June airpower highlights: Afghan ceasefire, op roundup in Iraq and Syria

by U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its monthly Airpower Summary today, highlighting U.S. and coalition airpower operations in June 2018 in the USCENTCOM area of responsibility. In Afghanistan, Airmen are involved in combat operations as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, while U.S. and NATO […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — July 27, 2018

July 16 No significant events. July 17 12:17 a.m.: Driving under the influence of a controlled substance in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 2:56 p.m.: House break-in in Waldmohr. 2:15 p.m.: Damage to private property on Vogelweh Main Base. July 18 7:56 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern. July 19 9 a.m.: Theft from […]

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News

Take Note — July 27, 2018

Vogelweh bridge down for repair The pedestrian bridge connecting Vogelweh Housing to the main base is down for repair. Repairs are expected to be completed by early September. A bus pickup schedule is being coordinated through the school. Parents/guardians should contact their children’s school to arrange travel for their children. […]

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Features

An Airman’s  best friend

An Airman’s best friend

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

When a Military Working Dog handler arrives at a new K-9 unit, handlers don’t just walk up to their new dog and give commands. If they did, there’s a decent chance the dog will react in a not-so-friendly way. There’s a level of trust that needs to be established between […]

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News

DOD announces policy change on transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

Courtesy of Department of Defense News
Defense Media Activity

The Defense Department issued a substantive change today to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients. Effective one year from the date of this change, eligibility to transfer those benefits will be limited to […]

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News

Customers enrolled with Pfalzwerke (electricity) and/or Pfalzgas (gas)

by Erinn Burgess
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz
Public Affairs

If you have not provided your annual meter readings, please read your meters and submit to the company using the instructions below. Should they not receive meter readings from you, Pfalzwerke/Pfalzgas will be obligated to generate your annual bill(s) based on estimated readings rather than actual usage. Annual meter readings […]

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Features

Look Before You Lock:  Never leave children in vehicles unattended

Look Before You Lock: Never leave children in vehicles unattended

by Alfredo Nogueras
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Safety Office

Child death from vehicular heatstroke is a parent’s worst nightmare, but unfortunately, it happens more often than you think. Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children. Regrettably, even great parents may forget a child in the back seat when distracted. Caregivers who aren’t used to driving […]

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Features

USAFE Airmen protect important systems during exercise

USAFE Airmen protect important systems during exercise

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

     

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