Archive for May, 2019


News

Law Day Lunch

Law Day Lunch

  Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, opens the third annual Law Day Lunch May 10 at the Ramstein Air Base Officers Club with remarks about what it means to have the opportunity for German lawyers and U.S. military lawyers to collaborate.  The Law Day […]

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News

Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa commander, delivers his first address as commander during a change of command ceremony held at Ramstein Air Base, May 1. As the new commander of USAFE-AFAFRICA, Harrigian is responsible for the full spectrum of Air Force war-fighting capabilities for two combatant commands.

Gen. Harrigian: Readiness, posture, partnerships are key mission priorities

by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Less than 24 hours after officially assuming command, U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, highlighted his key mission priorities for USAFE-AFAFRICA’s area of responsibility spanning 104 countries in three […]

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Features, News

A simulated traffic accident victim speaks to a U.S. Air Force Chaplain during Exercise Operation Varsity 19-02 on Ramstein Air Base, May 10. The 86th Airlift Wing Chaplain Corps supported injured members before they were transported to medical treatment facilities.

Exercise Operation Varsity: 2nd Down

by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 86th Airlift Wing and surrounding Kaiserslautern Military Community concluded the second installment of Exercise Operation Varsity, an exercise to enhance full spectrum readiness, May 10 on Ramstein Air Base. During the exercise, personnel assigned to the […]

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News

TAKE NOTE

Road closure State road 369, between Mackenbach and Kaiserslautern-Einsiedlerhof will be closed Saturday, May 25, 4 p.m. until Monday, May 27, 2 a.m. due to bridge construction for the new ROB Medical Center. The East gate will be accesible coming from Mackenbach, and from Kaiserslautern-Einsiedlerhof to the new roundabout. The […]

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Blotter, News

KMC BLOTTER

May 6 8:04 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern May 7 4:02 p.m.: Damage to private property in Mackenbach 9:18 p.m.: Theft from an unsecured vehicle in Nanzdietschweiler 11:29 p.m.: Driving under the influence of a controlled substance in Ramstein-Miesenbach May 8 9:31 a.m.: Operating a vehicle without insurance in […]

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News

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron stand at parade rest during a ceremony at a WWII memorial in Picauville, France, May 1. The mayor of Picauville and the organization that oversees the memorial recognized and gave thanks to the Airmen who refurbished the memorial.

435 Construction Training Squadron restores WWII memorial in France

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30. The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. […]

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News

A brief history of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

A brief history of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by Master Sgt. Dennis Valerio 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month, a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders across the United States. The term Asian American Pacific encompasses the Asia continent and all the Pacific islands. Like most of the commemorative months, the Asian […]

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Health

Paying it forward

Paying it forward

by Stacy Sanning Donor Recruiter and Public Affairs Officer, Armed Services Blood Program – Europe  Almost exactly one year after her son was born, Clarissa Masquef, searched out an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein to donate the gift of life Feb. […]

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News

Baumholder Arts and Crafts Center  receives modernization grant

Baumholder Arts and Crafts Center receives modernization grant

by Erinn Burgess Installation Management Command Europe Public Affairs The Arts and Crafts Center on Smith Barracks was recently awarded 41,000 dollars from the Office of the Secretary of Defense to help modernize the program. The grant comes from a funding authority made by Installation Management Command in the amount […]

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Lifestyle

Motorcycle safety  begins with  proper training

Motorcycle safety begins with proper training

by Leah Holly Installation Management Command Europe Public Affairs May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and Installation Management Command offers motorcycle safety courses to keep riders safe while enjoying the open road. “Active-duty service members, civilian employees, contractors and family members are required to have a U.S. state-issued motorcycle license or […]

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