Archive for June, 2019


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Col. Travis Leighton (left), 65th Air Base Group commander hands Lt. Col. Adam King the 65th Air Base Squadron guidon signifying the activation of the new squadron located at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, June 13. The 65th ABS consolidated the functions of the deactivated units 65th Operations Support Squadron, 65th Communications Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron.

Squadron Revitalization at Lajes

by 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs Office LAJES FIELD, AZORES — In line with the U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s squadron revitalization initiative, the 65th Air Base Group consolidated the 65th Communications Squadron, 65th Operations Squadron and the 65th Security Forces Squadron forming the […]

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Ramstein says Auf Wiedersehen  to vice commander

Ramstein says Auf Wiedersehen to vice commander

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Wenckus, former 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, receives his retirement certificate from U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, during Wenckus’ retirement ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, June 11. Wenckus commissioned out of the Air Force Academy, Colorado, in […]

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KMC Exchange named Best in Europe

KMC Exchange named Best in Europe

by Susie Goodwin Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs “Exchange associates are the heart and soul of the Exchange benefit. The Director/CEO Cup celebrates the hard work and dedication of our teams on the front lines of customer service.” Tom Shull, Exchange Director/CEO The Army & Air Force […]

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Landing Zone Safety Officer course

Landing Zone Safety Officer course

Story and photos by Aiman 1st Class Kaylea Berry 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 435th Contingency Response Group hosted a ten-day Landing Zone Safety Officer course that included in-class and field training May 20 to 31 on Ramstein Air Base. The LZSO course trains specific career fields to conduct […]

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News, Uncategorized

Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein shared in a memorandum to wing, numbered Air Force and major command commanders May 31, a draft plan for new Line of the Air Force […]

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KMC Notices

THE HOUSING HYPE

Upcoming Office Closures: The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Section will close at 11 a.m. on July 1 for an official function, and will be closed on July 4 in observance of the holiday. Point of contact is Mr. Esteban Abreu, Chief, Housing Facilities Section, at DSN 489-7108. Attention […]

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KMC Notices, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

East Gate Construction Until mid-August, commercial trucks and/or buses will NOT be authorized to enter or exit the gate due to ongoing construction. Sewage construction From June 17 until mid August Kaiserslautern’s Auf dem Sess, Von-Braun-Strasse and Ottostrasse will undergo sewage construction. Ottostrasse and Auf dem Sess will be closed […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

June 11 7:57 a.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries and disabling damages in Kaiserslautern 12:20 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries and disabling damages in Kaiserslautern 4:16 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries and disabling damages in Kaiserslautern June 12 9:40 a.m.: Major traffic collision with minor injuries in Kaiserslautern […]

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GSU Airlifters of the Week put training to test

GSU Airlifters of the Week put training to test

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Lajes Field, Azores — May 23 began like any other Thursday, but events quickly transpired which proved the day would be anything but ordinary. After a fire ignited on a back-up generator at Lajes, two professionals sprung to action. Mrs. Maria Costa and Mr. […]

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Ramstein’s C-40 departs reassigned to District of Washington

Ramstein’s C-40 departs reassigned to District of Washington

by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force Maj. Clark Condict (left), 76th Airlift Squadron C-40 instructor pilot and Maj. Bryan Guidry, 76th AS C-40 pilot, perform pre-flight checks before departing Ramstein Air Base, June 7. The Air Force decided to consolidate the C-40B mission […]

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