Archive for February, 2019


Features

Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

by Secretary of the Air Force
Public Affairs

In accordance with Department of Defense policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19. Airmen who have been non-deployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be notified by their chain of command and evaluated for retention either […]

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USAG RP fire department receives 2018 IMCOM-Europe awards

USAG RP fire department receives 2018 IMCOM-Europe awards

by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department has once again proven its dedication to military and local communities with two Installation Management Command Directorate-Europe awards. Germersheim Army Depot firefighter Sven Mayer recently earned the 2018 IMCOM-Europe Emergency Medical Service Provider of the Year and the USAG RP […]

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86 CES Fire Protection Battalion Chief earns Airlifter of the Week

86 CES Fire Protection Battalion Chief earns Airlifter of the Week

by Kelly Sanders
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

An 86th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection battalion chief received the honor of being Ramstein’s Airlifter of the Week, Feb. 21. Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th AW command chief, praised Tech. Sgt. Cody Simpson for his ability to step […]

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You’ve got mail … faster

You’ve got mail … faster

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

The 786th Force Support Squadron post office has a way to sort letter-mail more efficiently, allowing its customers to receive mail faster. Each box number is now affiliated with a special four digit extension code that allows postal staff to sort through mail quicker. Service members or any Ramstein personnel […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — March 1, 2019

February 18: 11:02 p.m.: Damage to private property in Kaiserslautern February 19: No significant events occurred February 20: 7:41 a.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries in Kindsbach 1:41 p.m.: Larceny of secured private property in Kaiserslautern February 21: 5:55 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages in Landstuhl February 22: […]

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News

Take Note — March 1, 2019

Door-to-door salesmen Living in Europe you may come across door-to-door salesmen offering to sell a wide variety of items ranging from artwork to produce. If you decide to utilize these services, the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron urges you to take caution with your transactions. Make sure the price of […]

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Features

Garrison hosts local officials for Germersheim tour

Garrison hosts local officials for Germersheim tour

Story and photo by Stefan Alford
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

Local elected leaders and host nation emergency services representatives visited the installation in Germersheim Feb. 21 to learn more about what goes on behind the gates and fences of one of their largest local employers in the area. With more than 1,000 civilian employees, an influx of more than 30 […]

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Features

Remembering the Wereth 11

Remembering the Wereth 11

by 2nd Lt. James Hanley
700th Contracting Squadron

As Black History Month comes to a close, it is our duty to reflect on the many contributions and awesome impact that Black people have made. Throughout the annals of history, there has been no shortage of scientific prowess, artistic ability, or rousing courage in the Black community. Unfortunately, this […]

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Features

75 EAS preps to deliver supplies in East Africa

75 EAS preps to deliver supplies in East Africa

by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Coleman
435th Air Expeditionary Wing

       

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Did you know: March is brain injury awareness month?

Did you know: March is brain injury awareness month?

by Dr. Kendra Jorgensen-Wagers
and Vanessa Young
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic

The month of March is dedicated to brain injury awareness and prevention, and the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic is spreading awareness to help the local military community to know more about brain injuries, how to obtain educational material, and where to seek care. TBI or concussion […]

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