Archive for July, 2018


News

A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft lands during Thracian Summer 2018 after performing a personnel drop with Bulgarians in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 13. During the exercise, the 37th Airlift Squadron worked on personnel and equipment airdrops both during day and night operations.

Ramstein takes to the skies for Thracian Summer 18

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs,

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Two U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and about 60 Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, arrived at Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 10 and 11, to kick-off Thracian Summer 2018.

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Features, News

P.F. Chang’s opens  on Ramstein

P.F. Chang’s opens on Ramstein

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

Ramstein officials hosted a red ribbon-cutting for the grand opening of P.F. Chang’s on Ramstein Air Base recently.

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — July 20, 2018

July 9 8:11 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Landstuhl. 11:47 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern. 4:09 p.m.: Vandalism of a vehicle in Cloppenburg. July 10 2:55 p.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern. July 11 4:01 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured private […]

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News

Take Note — July 20, 2018

KMC Post Office new website The new KMC Postal Operations SharePoint site is ready for CAC users (Active Duty/Contractor/Civilians) to use for In-processing, Mail Hold or Forwards, Out-Processing, and Volunteer Opportunities at the Ramstein (North/South) and Kapaun Post Offices. The site can be found through the USAFE SharePoint portal. Questions? […]

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Health

A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect.

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Features

Planning for the worst: Surviving spouse workshop

Planning for the worst: Surviving spouse workshop

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs,

Training, exercises, and plans are known to occur throughout a service member’s career over time; these readiness tools prepare service members with the knowledge and equipment to carry out the mission day to day.

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News

Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA command in Kaiserslautern

Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA command in Kaiserslautern

by Michael Tuttle
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
Public Affairs,

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands July 12.

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Health

Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

by 86th Medical Group

Historically, in military medicine, failure to align leadership priorities with clinical metrics and expectations has resulted in inefficient work processes, poor access, and decreased staff and patient satisfaction.

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Features

Ramstein pilots lead formation of four

Ramstein pilots lead formation of four

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

 

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Lifestyle

Kaiserslautern holds “Get it all out” street theater festival

Kaiserslautern holds “Get it all out” street theater festival

Kaiserslautern’s annual street theater festival called “Alles muss raus,” Get it all out, will take place today through Sunday in the city center. The Lebens-hilfe Kaisers-lautern (an association for disabled persons) will sponsor the event in cooperation with Lebenshilfe Arts and Culture, the city of Kaiserslautern and the Rheinland-Pfalz Culture Summer.  

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