Archive for July, 2019


News

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, converses with Turkish generals during Exercise Anatolian Eagle 19 at Konya Airbase, Turkey. This year’s iteration of AE19 focused on improving readiness and interoperability among participating units, which helps the U.S. and its European allies build trust and preserve a mutual commitment to face evolving tactical and strategic challenges.

DV Day in Turkey Ex Anatolian Eagle 19

by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, listens during an Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2019 brief on Konya Airbase, Turkey. AE19 is a Turkish-led flying training exercise with multinational participation that focused on improving readiness and […]

July 18, 2019 ×

News

An Airman deployed with the 37th Airlift Squadron marshals a C-130J Super Hercules at Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 10.

US, Polish air forces kick off Aviation Rotation 19-3

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland — Air­men assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron kicked off Aviation Rotation (AvRot) 19-3 with C-130J Super Hercules operations over Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 10. The rotation supports ongoing bilateral training […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Blotter

KMC Blotter

July 8 3:20 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages in Mackenbach 3:33 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident on Vogelweh Main Base July 10 2:42 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries at the intersection of Im Erfenbacher Tal and Landolfstrasse 11:55 p.m.: Assault in Vogelweh Family […]

July 18, 2019 ×

KMC Notices, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

New hours in Baumholder legal office The Baumholder Client Services (Legal Assistance and Claims) has new operating hours. Mon, Tue and Wed, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Thu closed; Fri, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 531-2445. UTAP is […]

July 18, 2019 ×

News

Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger speaks at the official activation of the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, at Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Virginia, June 28. Koeniger is to be the first AFMRA commander

Air Force stands up Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

by Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va. — In a ceremony Friday, June 28, at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, the Air Force Medical Service stood up a new field operating agency, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Features

Retired Airman earns Airlifter of the Week for outstanding customer service

Retired Airman earns Airlifter of the Week for outstanding customer service

Story and photo by Airman First Class Noah D. Coger 86th Airflift Wing Public Affairs A Kaiserslautern Military Com­munity housing office receptionist received the honor of being named Airlifter of the Week, July 10. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, coined Alinka Perkins in […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Features

Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care

Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care

Story and graphic by Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va. — In an effort to return more Airmen to duty more quickly, the Air Force is rolling out a new medical model to bolster overall readiness levels. Under the new Air Force Medical Reform model, dedicated provider […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Features

Assuming Command; 721 AMOG

Assuming Command; 721 AMOG

U.S. Air Force Col. George M. Buch Jr. (right), 721st Air Mobility Operations Group commander, holds a guidon with U.S. Air Force Col. Bradley L. Spears, 521st Air Mobility Operations wing commander, during an Assumption of Command ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, July 8. Buch assumed command of the 721st […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Health

Don’t let ticks ruin your adventure

Don’t let ticks ruin your adventure

by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass 86th Airflift Wing Public Affairs The wilderness of forests in Germany and other European countries call adventurous service members and their families to explore the great outdoors. Unfortunately, some small but dangerous villains threaten to put a damper on those adventures. The villains are named […]

July 18, 2019 ×

Features, News

21 TSC inducts 7 into Sergeant Morales Club

21 TSC inducts 7 into Sergeant Morales Club

Story and photos by Capt. Doug Magill 21st Theater Sustainment Command U.S. Army Europe’s two-star sustainment command inducted two of its Soldiers into a leadership development organization, and inducted five more as honorary members – including the command’s senior enlisted advisor — July 10, during a ceremony at the Kleber […]

July 18, 2019 ×