Archive for June, 2019


Lifestyle

Decluttering your home

Everyone wants to live a simpler lifestyle, but it’s not always obvious how to go about doing that. By getting rid of the clutter that clogs up your home, you’ll be able to create a more serene and peaceful place, while also making your spaces more functional and easier to […]

June 27, 2019 ×

Lifestyle

Take part in KMC’s Freedom Fest

Take part in KMC’s Freedom Fest

Courtesy of 86th Force Support Squadron This year’s KMC Freedom Fest celebration takes place July 3 to 4 at Ramstein Air Base. The event includes musical entertainment, free bowling, games, food specialties, prizes and a fireworks display. On July 3, Freedom Fest begins at 5 p.m. with Private Organizations selling […]

June 27, 2019 ×

Lifestyle

FleckenStein Castle hike; Alsace

FleckenStein Castle hike; Alsace

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace region of France on the border of Germany has over 700 hiking trails including short and long distance routes […]

June 27, 2019 ×

Lifestyle

Mom… I’m bored!

Mom… I’m bored!

Fun at-home activities to keep your kids busy by Megan Finley Contributing writer “Summer — that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swim strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make […]

June 27, 2019 ×

News

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 […]

June 20, 2019 ×

News

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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News

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 […]

June 20, 2019 ×

News

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 […]

June 20, 2019 ×

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 […]

June 20, 2019 ×

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 […]

June 20, 2019 ×