Archive for August, 2019


Features

Operation Allied Force, Shining Hope: Making of new expeditionary AFMS

Operation Allied Force, Shining Hope: Making of new expeditionary AFMS

by Shireen Bedi Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Air Force Medical Service’s involvement in Operation Allied Force and the humanitarian support in Operation Shining Hope, and the first deployment of the Air Force’s Expeditionary Medical Support System, or EMEDS. EMEDS, a […]

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Features

Air Force advances innovation at ‘Spark Collider’

Air Force advances innovation at ‘Spark Collider’

by Charles Pope Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs The Air Force’s near obsession with innovation is well known and deeply rooted. The service’s vision statement, after all, says, “Powered by Airmen, fueled by innovation.” Yet finding and nurturing novel ideas and turning them into real world, everyday products […]

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Events, Lifestyle

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa Fest

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa Fest

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  Editor’s Note: This article was published in a previous edition of the Kaiserslautern American and the information has been updated to reflect this year’s event. Kaiserslautern’s annual Barbarossa fest, “Swinging Lautern,” starts Thursday and will continue thru Saturday in the center of town. The […]

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Events, Lifestyle

Winefest in Bernkastel-Kues

Winefest in Bernkastel-Kues

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Bernkastel-Kues started its 71st winefest yesterday and will continue through Tuesday. It is not only the most traditional winefest in the region, it is the largest, and lures more than 200,000 visitors every year. Starting at noon today, the wine and food booths will […]

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Health, Lifestyle

Community Corner

AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER For details and to RSVP, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY N/A TUESDAY Pre-Deployment Briefing: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Key Spouse Quarterly Training 5-6 p.m. WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base Intro: 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., […]

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Schools, Sports

Sports Bulletin

Zumba classes and locations Spring into an exciting workout with energetic beats and dance moves with Zumba! Now offered at both Rhine Ordnance Barracks and Sembach Fitness Center. ROB classes will be held Wed 9-10 a.m. & Thu 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Bldg. 231 and Sembach Fitness Center’s class held Mon […]

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Events, Lifestyle

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

Baumholder Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182 Homburg Flea Market Sep. 7 Cost: $29 p.p. Do you like to hunt for hidden treasures, then join ODR for a day at one of the largest outdoor flea markets in Germany. If you are interested in rare or […]

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Events, Lifestyle

WAS IST LOS? Cultural Highlights

WAS IST LOS? Cultural Highlights

  EVENTS Kaiserslautern, Mölschbacher Zeltkerwe. August 30 to to 31. militaryingermany.com/event/zelt Ellerstadt, Wine Kerwe. August 30 to Sept. 2. militaryingermany.com/event/wine-4 Steinwenden, Dampfnudel Fest. August 31. militaryingermany.com/event/dampf Deidesheim, Photo Exhibition: Miracles and Wounds. Until August 31. militaryingermany.com/event/miracles Elschbach, Viking Fair. August 31. militaryingermany.com/event/viking Bruchmühlbach, Wine Fest. Sept. 1. militaryingermany.com/event/wine Börrstadt, Take […]

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Events, Lifestyle

Mark your Calendar September 2019

KMC Dog Jog: The next Family and MWR Sports & Fitness fun run is all about the dogs of our military community, and the humans who love them! On Sep. 14, bring your furry family member to the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Event Center. Registration is open from 8-9 a.m., […]

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News

Romanian and U.S. Air Force members look out the windshield of a C-130J Super Hercules while flying over Romania, Aug. 21. U.S. military members enhanced readiness and strengthened their relationship with Romania throughout exercise Carpathian Fall 2019.

Exercise Carpathian Fall 2019 strengthens allied partnership

by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania — U.S. military personnel from the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and U.S. Army 5th Quartermaster began an approximately two-week-long exercise with Romanian forces in Otopeni, Romania, Aug. 19. Enhancing U.S. military […]

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