Archive for August, 2019


News

ASECAF for Manpower, Reserve Affairs seeks input at Ramstein

ASECAF for Manpower, Reserve Affairs seeks input at Ramstein

Story & photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  The Honorable Shon J. Manasco, Headquarters Air Force Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, visited Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 21-22. Manasco spoke to Airmen about the new officer promotion system and learned […]

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News

U.S. Air Force Col. Beth Graboritz, 65th Air Base Group commander, receives a guidon from U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Aug. 22. Graboritz accepted her new position in front of 65th ABG Airmen and host nation personnel.

New commander takes lead at Lajes Field

Story and photos by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs LAJES FIELD, Portugal — Col. Beth Graboritz assumed command of the 65th Air Base Group from Col. Travis Leighton, at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Aug. 22. Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, presided […]

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News

Staff Sgt. Mark Baldon, front center, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman, takes a group photo with his squadron after receiving the Airflifter of the Week award on Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 22. The Airlifter of the Week program recognizes Ramstein Airmen who, through their hard work and dedication, make the 86th Airlift Wing the “World’s Best Wing.” Photos by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker

Airlifter of the Week: 786th CES Airman saves restaurant, receives honor

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A 786th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman received the honor of being Ramstein’s Airlifter of the Week, Aug. 22. Scott Lockard, 86th Airlift Wing vice director, lauded U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Baldon for his […]

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Features

Trust between nations strengthened by international camaraderie

Trust between nations strengthened by international camaraderie

Story and photos by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania — Strength­ening the relationship between the U.S. and Romania is a primary objective exercise Carpathian Fall seeks to accomplish. Strengthening this relationship between the two NATO allies requires a free-flow exchange of […]

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Blotter

KMC BLOTTER

August 19 12:13 p.m.: Damage to private property in Kaiserslautern 4:38 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured private property in Kaiserslautern 7:32 p.m.: Assault in Landstuhl August 20 11:29 p.m.: Assault and larceny of private property in Weilerbach August 21 7:43 a.m.: Major traffic accident in Kaiserslautern August 24 12:36 a.m.: Drunken […]

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KMC Notices, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

Road Closure in Kaiserslautern Tomorrow until Sep. 9, the entrances and exits of the 11-friends traffic circle will be closed due to road construction. During the first phase of construction, the entrance and exit in direction Zollamtstrasse will be closed. Stores and the parking garage can be accessed via Trippstadter […]

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Features

Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

by Lauren Russell 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. — A senior noncommissioned officer haunted for years by the grizzly images of a disastrous aircraft crash shared his personal story of resilience and recovery with Airmen during a training session at the Hanscom Air Force […]

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News

Excellence

Excellence

by Ricky Baptista 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs Office MORÓN AIR BASE, SPAIN — Re­cog­nition of doing a good job in our line of work is customary. From the pat on the back, to the “coin” handshake and of course the different levels of awards at the flight, squadron, […]

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Features

GACO a tie binding local German-American relations

GACO a tie binding local German-American relations

by Keith Pannell USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs  The German-American Com­mu­ni­ty Office has been helping foster understanding, work out differences and answer cultural questions for both Americans and Germans for the past 15 years in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. The GACO was established in Feb. 2003 and is co-sponsored with the […]

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Schools

Education Notes

Job openings at Child and Youth Services Are you interested in working with children and youth? Apply online for Child and Youth Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Look for Job Title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill & Target Level) CY-01/02. Positions are available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau. […]

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