Archive for May, 2019


News

75th Anniversary of D-Day: A time of celebration, remembrance

75th Anniversary of D-Day: A time of celebration, remembrance

by Maria Forte 86th Airlift Wing Historian Starting June 6, a weeklong series of parades, re-enactments, speakers and memorial services throughout Europe will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the day Allied forces landed on beaches in Normandy, France, and began liberating German-occupied France from Nazi control. The event is […]

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U.S. Airmen, Soldiers, NATO partners, and senior leaders pose for a group photo during the Atlantic Stripe Conference at Ramstein Air Base, May 10. This four-day self-development conference, hosted by U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, provided 70 junior noncommissioned officers briefings on a wide variety of topics including leadership philosophy, etiquette, resiliency and decision making.

Atlantic Stripe: Molding, mentoring, developing today’s NCO

by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Approximately 70 Airmen, Soldiers and NATO service members from across Europe came together at Ramstein Air Base for the annual Atlantic Stripe conference, a highly selective, four-day professional development seminar aimed at deliberately developing junior noncommissioned […]

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Air Force releases master sergeant/ 19E7 promotion cycle statistics

by Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs  Congratulations to the 4,733 Airmen selected for master sergeant in the 19E7 promotion cycle! The list is available on the Enlisted Promotions page of Air Force’s Personnel Center public website, myPers and the Air Force Portal. Airmen can access their score […]

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Austin Blues Bar-B-Que opened at Vogelweh Pulaski Express

Austin Blues Bar-B-Que opened at Vogelweh Pulaski Express

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service opened its first-ever Austin Blues Bar-B-Que quick-serve restaurant at the Vogelweh Pulaski Express. Soldiers and families can get a taste of home with slow-smoked menu items like pulled pork, brisket and ribs. The Austin Blues Bar-B-Que is in Bldg. 2950 on Pulaski Barracks, […]

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Lifestyle

The Housing Hype

Attention Military Family Housing Residents  Summer season is officially around the corner. A beautiful lawn is something many KMC Housing Residents try to achieve each summer. Try these tips to get your grass/flower beds in tip-top shape. Seeding Mowing Watering Weeding Our Self-Help Stores will provide you with the tools […]

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AFPC “Roadshow” Town Hall

AFPC “Roadshow” Town Hall

by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Leaders from the Air Force Personnel Center spoke to military members and civilian employees assigned to the Kaiserslautern Military Community during a town hall on Ramstein Air Base, May 13. The AFPC briefers discussed changes on both the civilian […]

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News

TAKE NOTE

Bike path A new bike path opened along B270 between Kaiserslautern Hohenecken and the “cloverleaf” at Pariser Strasse. In addition, the existing traffic light at the entrance to Washington Square will be expanded. LVIS Closure LVIS gate will be closed Monday, June 10 and Thursday, June 20 due to the […]

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KMC BLOTTER

May 20 9:15 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured vehicle in Huetschenhausen 1:38 p.m.: Operating a vehicle with cancelled registration on Kapaun AS 4:31 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident in Kaiserslautern May 22 11:17 a.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries and disabling damages in Landstuhl 2:30 p.m.: […]

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Features

Erinn K. Burgess, Public Affairs specialist with U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, was recently named the garrison’s Army Professional of the Second Quarter for expertly creating the USAG RP website that won a Department of the Army award.

USAG RP recognizes civilian professionals with new awards program

by Mary Ann Davis USAG Rheinland Pfalz Public Affairs     U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz recently began a new awards program to recognize Army civilian professionals and their contributions to the garrison mission. The USAG RP Army Professional of the Quarter / Year Program highlights and rewards organizational work and behaviors […]

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Air Force to pay up to 500 dollars for spouse occupational license transfer during PCS

Air Force to pay up to 500 dollars for spouse occupational license transfer during PCS

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs The Air Force announced the spouse relicensure reimbursement program, May 15, which would provide financial relief up to $500 to Airmen whose spouses must obtain state occupational relicensures or recertifications during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines. The […]

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