Archive for October, 2019


News

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robinson Joseph, former U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Chief Enlisted Manager for the Air Force Installation Contracting Center, and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Leenette Joseph, former USAFE-AFAFRICA Equal Opportunity functional manager, retired together at Ramstein Air Base on Oct. 25. Courtesy photo

Retiring chiefs leave wisdom for mil-to-mil couples

Two soon-to-be-retired chief master sergeants sat next to each other on interview chairs, teasing each other and laughing as they spoke.

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News

U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, speaks with Airman 1st Class Adisa Smith, a biomedical equipment technician deployed from the 81st Medical Support Squadron, during an immersion tour at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 23. Smith, an Air Force reservist deployed here from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, was responsible for briefing Harrigian on the mission set of the Ramstein Patient Movement Items Center.

COMUSAFE attends immersion tour with 86 AW

                       

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News

TRICARE Open Season. Happening soon. Nov. 11 to Dec. 9. TRICARE graphic

2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts this month

Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year?

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

October 21 7:24 a.m.: Stolen USAREUR plates on Vogelweh Air Station 7:41 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 4:32 p.m.: Major traffic collision on A6, direction Saarbruecken 4:43 p.m.: Larceny and wrongful appropriation of USAREUR plates on Vogelweh Air Station October 22 4:44 p.m.: Major traffic collision on A6, near […]

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Take Note

TAKE NOTE

Goal Day Today Ramstein Air Base is observing a Goal Day and many offices and services will be closed. Base Construction Repairs to the old BX driveway will begin Monday. This means that vehicles will not be able to enter or exit the Northside Chapel parking lot from Kisling Memorial […]

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KMC Notices, News

The Housing Hype

NEW JOB OR MOVED TO A NEW HOME? GREAT!  The Furnishings Management Section would love to hear all about it. Please contact FMS at DSN 489-6001 or 0631-536-6001 or email 86ces.cehffmo@us.af.mil if you changed jobs, moved to a new home, have a new DEROS, email, or phone number in order […]

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Commentary

Lessons through mistakes

I have a couple scars across my body.

The one on my knee is from going down a gravel road in shorts, on a brake-less bike.

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Features

Vincent Boles, retired Army veteran, talks with Airmen from the 86th Logistical Readiness Squadron during Retiree Appreciation Day at Ramstein Air Base Oct. 22. Airmen had the chance to show retired service members gear that the Air Force uses in their day-to-day missions.

Veterans attend Retiree Appreciation Day 2019

Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community gathered for Retiree Appreciation Day on Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 22.

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Features

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jorge L. Arce, 86th Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, poses for a photo in the dual-bay hangar at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 8. Arce won the 2019 Bob Hope “Spirit of Hope” award for the Air Force earlier this year and was presented his award at a ceremony held at the Pentagon, Virginia, Sept. 27.

Ramstein first sergeant embodies “Spirit of Hope”

For his efforts and dedication to bringing hope to service members, one 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman won the “Spirit of Hope” award during a ceremony presided over by Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist.

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Features

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Smith, an infantryman assigned as a platoon sergeant with the Medical Transient Detachment, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, displays his awards and medal as a new inductee into the National Infantry Association’s Order of Saint Maurice. The special honor is awarded to those who have significantly contributed to the infantry and stand out in the eyes of the their senior leaders, subordinates and peers.

LRMC Infantryman inducted into the Order of Saint Maurice

It is not every day that a medical organization gets the opportunity to witness extraordinary ceremonies for U.S. Service Members with occupational specialties outside of healthcare delivery.

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