Archive for July, 2019


News

U.S. Airmen and students from Polish primary and secondary schools share their languages with each other near Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 13. The students, Airmen, and other community members participated in basketball, a road clean up, and a barbeque.

Ramstein Airmen, Polish community work together

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland — Smiling youths filled a school gym in Poland as new friends from across the world arrived to teach and play basketball with primary and secondary school students. Airmen from the 86th […]

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News

wo U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft, deployed from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, sit on a runway during Operation Rapid Forge on Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 16. This is the first time that U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft have landed in Poland. Rapid Forge is a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-led mission to enhance readiness and test the ability to function at locations other than the main air bases.

US Air Force aircraft deploy to Baltics, Poland for Rapid Forge

by Capt. Selena Rodts U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs U.S. Air Force fighter and mobility aircraft forward deployed to bases in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from July 16 to 23, as part of Operation Rapid Forge, a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-led mission […]

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News

86th Maintenance Squadron Airman earns Airlifter of the Week

86th Maintenance Squadron Airman earns Airlifter of the Week

by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Zachary Tingen, 86th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems craftsman, received the honor of being Airlifter of the Week, July 15. Tingen recently stepped up to fulfill the role of fuels section chief. He led his team in an […]

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Features

Project NEXUS tests developing technologically ready Airmen

Project NEXUS tests developing technologically ready Airmen

by 2nd Lt. Robert Guest Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs AUSTIN, Texas — Air Edu­cation and Training Com­mand officials began a beta test aimed at learning the best ways to introduce more technologically ready Airmen into units July 9, in Austin, Texas. The program, Project NEXUS, is expected […]

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KMC Notices, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

Retire in Germany Briefing The next Retire in Germany Briefing will be conducted on Sept. 6, 1 p.m., on Ramstein Air Base, Bldg. 2402, Room 3. If you wish to attend please contact the 86 AW Retiree Activities Office at email: 86aw.rao@us.af.mil, or call at 06371-47-5485, DSN 480-5486, to sign […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

July 16 1:41 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages and injuries in Kaiserslautern 2:20 p.m.: Damage to private property in Kaiserslautern 7:35 p.m.: Larceny of private property in Kaiserslautern July 17 2 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages and injuries in Sembach July 18 10:02 a.m.: Theft from […]

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News

US Air Force aircraft deploy to Baltics, Poland for Operation Rapid Forge

US Air Force aircraft deploy to Baltics, Poland for Operation Rapid Forge

 

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News

Brig. Gen. Ron Stephens, Regional Health Command Europe commanding general and U.S. Army Europe Command Surgeon, passes the colors to Col. Brian Spangler, new Public Health Command Europe commander, during the PHCE change of command ceremony.

Public Health Command Europe welcomes new commander

by Michelle Thum Regional Health Command Europe Public Health Command Europe held a Change of Command ceremony July 12 as the command’s outgoing commander, Col. Rebecca Porter, relinquished her command to Col. Brian Spangler. The event was hosted by Brig. Gen. Ron Stephens, Regional Health Command Europe commanding general and […]

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Lifestyle

Annweiler honors Richard the Lionheart today to Sunday

Annweiler honors Richard the Lionheart today to Sunday

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Fifteen years ago the historic old town of Annweiler began honoring King Richard the Lionheart of Brittany. This year the city is also celebrating its 800th birthday. The event will take place today to Sunday and will take you back to the […]

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Lifestyle

Bostalseefest  July 27 to 28

Bostalseefest July 27 to 28

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 19th Bostalseefest, lake fest at Bostal lake, will take place tomorrow to Sunday. The event is the summer’s highlight at the lake. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Bostalsee, which was founded in 1979. The program starts Satur­day at […]

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