Archive for June, 2019


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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News

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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News

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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News

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Family and MWR Community Expo, Army Birthday Celebration

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Family and MWR Community Expo, Army Birthday Celebration

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Commander Col. Jason T. Edwards (center) takes part in a cake cutting to celebrate the Army’s 244th Birthday along with USO Kaiserslautern and garrison Family and MWR team members at the Community Expo June 14 at Pulaski Park, Kaiserslautern. The expo provided community members an opportunity […]

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KMC Notices, News

Reopening Baumholder Indoor Pool

Reopening Baumholder Indoor Pool

Kids swim in the newly renovated Baumholder Indoor Swimming Pool following the official grand opening June 13. The pool is located on Wetzel Kaserne, Baumholder. Hours of operation are available at baumholder.armymwr.com.   U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Commander Col. Jason T. Edwards (right) along with Baumholder Deputy Garrison Manager Jim […]

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Features, News

The German military band played a special performance for retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gail Halvorsen, the famed “Candy Bomber” in the Berlin Airlift, before a memorial service June 11, at Lucius D. Clay Kaserne airfield in Wiesbaden. The event commemorated those who participated in the historic military operation in 1948 to 1949.

Americans, Germans memorialize airlift personnel 70 years later

by Jessica Marie Ryan Installation Management Command Europe   WIESBADEN — “All gave some, some gave all” were the words that summed up the courageous feats of military personnel who served in the Berlin Airlift from 1948 to 1949. Community members remembered these acts of heroism during memorial services on […]

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Features, News

Berlin Airlift commemoration draws 45,000 visitors

Berlin Airlift commemoration draws 45,000 visitors

Story by Emily Jennings USAG Wiesbaden and Jessica Ryan USAG Benelux More than 45,000 people attended a celebration at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s airfield on Clay Kaserne June 10 and 11 in commemoration of 70 years since the end of the Berlin Airlift. “This event is a testament to the […]

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Lifestyle

Medieval summer market at Lichtenberg Castle

Medieval summer market at Lichtenberg Castle

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Burg Lichtenberg, also known as “Kusel Castle,” will hold its medieval summer market Saturday, noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The official opening, with gun salutes, will take place Saturday, 2 p.m. Vendors will sell clothes, jewelry, […]

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Lifestyle, News

Army lengthens tours for Soldiers in Europe, Japan

Army lengthens tours for Soldiers in Europe, Japan

by Sean Kimmons Army News Service The Army is adding a year to overseas tours for some Soldiers heading to Europe and Japan, as part of an effort to boost readiness and reduce moves. Under the new policy, which applies to permanent change-of-station orders published after June 14, tours for […]

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