Archive for September, 2018


Features, News

Secretary of the Army visits former unit

Secretary of the Army visits former unit

Story and photo by Sgt. Jennifer Amo
715th Public Affairs Detachment

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper visited the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) and troops from Allied and partner nations at exercise Saber Junction 18 in Hohenfels Training Area, Sept. 22. Hohenfels Training Area is home of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center underneath the 7th Army Training […]

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Features, News

KMC Fire & Emergency Services supports Fire Prevention Week 2018

KMC Fire & Emergency Services supports Fire Prevention Week 2018

Story and graphic courtesy of
KMC Fire Emergency & Services

Today’s home fires burn faster than ever.  In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds.  Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. KMC Fire and Emergency Services is teaming […]

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Features

CMSAF Wright: The Airmen we need must be resilient

CMSAF Wright: The Airmen we need must be resilient

by Staff Sgt. Alyssa Gibson
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well-trained, well-led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader. Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — September 28, 2018

September 17 1:06 p.m.: Theft of a secured vehicle in Mackenbach 4:47 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries in Winnweiler 4:48 p.m.: Assault in Kaiserslautern 9:19 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries and disabling damages near Elmstein 11:56 p.m.: Driving with a revoked license in Kaiserslautern September 18 6:12 p.m.: […]

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News

Take Note — September 28, 2018

Ramstein Vehicle Mx Gas Station Outage The Ramstein gas station inside the Vehicle Maintenance Compound will be shut down on Sept. 30, from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. due to a Defense Logistics Agency end-of-year accounting requirement. All units will need to fill their GOVs prior to or after the […]

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Features

German Forces soldiers train on Ramstein

German Forces soldiers train on Ramstein

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

Sixteen soldiers from the German Forces in Cologne, Germany, received training by U.S. Airmen and 86th Airlift Wing Host Nation employees on a C-17 Globemaster aircraft on Ramstein Air Base, Sept. 13. The visit furthers training of German loadmasters who frequently work with C-17 Globemasters and C-5 Galaxy aircraft. “In […]

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Features

October is Energy Action Month

October is Energy Action Month

by Airman 1st Class Ariel Leighty
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The month of October is recognized as Energy Action Month throughout U.S. government agencies including the Air Force. Energy Action Month is a reminder of the importance energy plays in conserving Air Force resources. Throughout the month, the Air Force highlights ways Airmen and their families can make more energy-conscious […]

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Features

Air Force assists Army during Saber Junction 18

Air Force assists Army during Saber Junction 18

by Staff Sgt. Jimmie Pike
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force aircraft engines roar through the air as pilots look for the marked drop zone; in the back of the aircraft U.S. Army paratroopers, along with paratroopers from four other nations, eagerly await for their signal to appear above the cargo door. “GO! GO! GO,” a jumpmaster screams […]

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Features

Romanian paratroopers leap from US aircraft

Romanian paratroopers leap from US aircraft

by Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

     

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Features, Health

LRMC miracle patient making strides

LRMC miracle patient making strides

by Kathryn Gifford
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center team witnessed what some would call miracles this summer as a severely wounded patient cheated death at every turn and did what no one could have imagined. One year later, he continues to amaze LRMC medical staff. Iveri Buadze, a Senior Lieutenant in the Republic […]

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