Archive for August, 2019


Health

FEDVIP provides vision coverage to TRICARE beneficiaries

by TRICARE Communications Routine eye exams can help keep your vision strong. The National Eye Institute reports that a comprehensive eye exam can identify common vision problems and prevent diseases that may lead to vision loss or blindness. TRICARE health plans may include an eye exam or other services to […]

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News

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Williams, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of equipment support, operates the 86th VRS’ new vehicle simulator at Ramstein Air Base, Aug 7. The simulator trains VRS Airmen on a variety of vehicles and situations

86 VRS rolls onto virtual highway

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Every day the U.S. Air Force becomes more accurate and advanced to make sure the mission is accomplished. They do this by innovating, managing equipment, reducing manpower, and reducing cost. Members of the 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron […]

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News

A child shares a hug with her mother at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 9. To provide more options for parents, the Key and Essential Family Child Care Provider Initiative was created as part of a Kaiserslautern Military Community-wide effort to support military families.

86 MSG, CEG team up to increase child care options in KMC

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Taylor Slater 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 86th Mission Support Group and Civil Engineer Group recently joined forces to create the Key and Essential Family Child Care Provider Initiative. The initiative alleviates the wait for base housing and increases the number of […]

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News

Goldfein’s 10-day trip across northern Europe focuses on partners, ‘great power’ realities

by Charles Pope Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs THULE AIR BASE, Greenland — Familiar and well-honed goals fueled Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s recently completed 10-day trip across northern Europe and Greenland — underscoring the United States’ commitment to allies and friends, forging and […]

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Features

KMCC Exchange expanded in-store pickup brings convenience to military shoppers

by Susie Goodwin Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs Online shopping is more convenient than ever for KMC Military Members and their families with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s expanded buy online, pickup in-store service. Military shoppers can buy items at ShopMyExchange.com and pick them up […]

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Features, News

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, congratulates Airman First Class Sidney Diaz, 86th Airlift Wing general law paralegal, on being named Airlifter of the Week, on Ramstein Air Base, Aug.9. Diaz was coined as Airlifter of the Week for his exceptional customer service, great attitude, and willingness to volunteer.

Paralegal achieves Airlifter of the Week for excellent customer service

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Noah D. Coger 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs An 86th Airlift Wing Law Center Airman was awarded Airlifter of the Week, Aug. 9. Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon Jr., 86th Airlift Wing […]

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Features, News

Contract Specialist’s dedication, hard work earns him Airlifter of the Week

Contract Specialist’s dedication, hard work earns him Airlifter of the Week

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Noah D. Coger 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A member of the 700th Contracting Squadron’s Constructions Flight received the honor of being coined Airlifter of the Week, Aug. 8. Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon Jr., 86th Airlift Wing command chief, and vice […]

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KMC Notices, Take Note

The Housing Hype

KMC Military Family Housing Townhome Residents Residents may display one current official U.S. flag. With the exception of service flags for General Officers, no other flags may be displayed on the homes within MFH. Mounts shall be placed on the street-facing side of the column, 4 feet from the ground […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

August 5 1:18 p.m.: Leaving the scene of an accident in Mannheim 6:07 p.m.: Damage to private property in Kaiserslautern 11:45 p.m.: Drunken operation of a vehicle, causing a minor traffic accident in Kaiserslautern August 6 9:30 a.m.: Damage to private property in Ramstein-Miesenbach 11:29 p.m.: Major traffic collision and […]

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News, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

Baumholder CIF closes The Baumholder Central Issuing Facility will be closed today for an Organization Day and Sept. 9 to 20 for their annual inventory. For details, call 531-7033 or 0611-143-531-7033. Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) Use over Ramstein Air Base DOD guidance restricts the use of all commercial off-the-shelf […]

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