Archive for April, 2019


News

Airmen from the 86th Medical Group participate in a multinational medical exercise drill with partners from Norway during Vigorous Warrior 19, Cincu Military Base, Romania, April 7.

Story and photos by 1st Lt. Andrew LaytonU.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

CINCU, Romania — Exercise Vigorous Warrior 19, NATO’s largest-ever medical readiness event, ended Friday with ceremonies at Cincu Military Base, Romania. Beginning April 3, approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group worked with over 2,500 military personnel from 39 NATO and partner countries to improve interoperability and readiness in a simulated Article 5 combat scenario.

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Features, News

U.S Air Force Tech. Sgt. Déja Kiziah, 86th Medical Squadron non commissioned officer in charge of shipping, is recognized as Airlifter of the Week by Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, at the Armed Services Blood Bank Center for Europe on Landstuhl, April 11. Kiziah was recognized for supporting exercise African Lion, a multi­national joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco, while continuing to supply routine customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa with lifesaving blood products.

Airman who provides lifesaving blood receives Airlifter of the Week honors

Story and photos by Senior Airman Sara Voigt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Having a constant supply of lifesaving blood products available to customers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is critical to saving lives. Without these blood products, Landstuhl would not be able to operate as an emergency facility or support their daily mission of caring for members across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

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News

The Housing Hype — April 26, 2019

Attention KMC Residents  As we approach the peak season for permanent change of station, the Furnishings Management Section (FMS) would like to help make your transition go as smooth as possible. We HIGHLY ENCOURAGE all personnel to schedule furniture to be picked-up as soon as possible. Our team has already […]

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter – April 26, 2109

April 8  1 a.m.: Larceny of unsecured government and private property in Kaiserslautern 2:53 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured private property in Weilerbach 3:57 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Ramstein-Miesenbach April 9 5:57 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries and disabling damages in Kaiserslautern 10:20 p.m.: Operating a vehicle without a […]

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News

Take Note — April 26, 2019

1. ATTENTION RETIREES and Family Members:  The next “What a Surviving Spouse or Family Member Needs to Know” Workshop will be conducted on Ramstein Air Base on May 11, from 1 p.m. to3 p.m. hours, in Bldg. 306 (USAFE/USAF AFRICA Conf Ctr), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you wish […]

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Features

Ramstein Cadet Squadron: ‘Finding a way to yes’

Ramstein Cadet Squadron: ‘Finding a way to yes’

Story and photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Every organization in the U.S. Air Force has a set of Air Force Instructions that provide a framework for how the unit should function. As an official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol guidelines were created specifically for stateside units. For the Ramstein Cadet Squadron, being overseas leaves a lot of room to find a way to solve their unique challenges.

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Features

Alejandro Villanueva, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman, coaches one of his camp attendees on defensive drills during his football camp at Kaiserslautern High School on Vogelweh Military Complex, April 14. After leaving the U.S. Army, Villanueva worked and signed with the Steelers to play in the NFL.

Former Army officer, current NFL player gives back to service members

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass

He heard the impact of improvised explosive devices, now he hears the explosion of a crowd’s cheers. Instead of commanding officers shouting orders, it’s now teammates calling audibles. He no longer wears a Kevlar helmet, trading it in for a football helmet.

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Health

USAFE Surgeon General hosts NATO Dental Workshop

USAFE Surgeon General hosts NATO Dental Workshop

Story and photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Approximately 26 military dental officers from 10 countries attended a deployed dental readiness workshop hosted by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Office of the Command Surgeon, March 25-29, on Ramstein Air Base.

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Health

Road to the Badge

by Sgt. Benjamin Northcutt
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA —  Nine military medical professionals, one German soldier and eight U.S. Army Soldiers, proved their medical understanding and earned the Expert Field Medical Badge on April 2 at Camp Aachen.

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News

Airmen participate in Vigorous Warrior 19

Airmen participate in Vigorous Warrior 19

Story and photos by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

CINCU, Romania — Approximately 45 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and 12 participants from Naval Forces Europe Force Medical team participated April 8 to 11 in exercise Vigorous Warrior 19, a NATO-led multinational exercise at Cincu Military Base, Romania. Exercise Vigorous Warrior is NATO’s largest […]

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