Archive for September, 2019


Sports

Ramstein’s Rahman, Mackie take first place in opening cross country meet at Seewoog

Ramstein’s Rahman, Mackie take first place in opening cross country meet at Seewoog

Sophomore Nadia Rahman of Ramstein cruised to an easy victory to win the Ramstein cross country meet at Seewoog on Saturday, Sept. 7. Rahman ran a 21:01.94. Ramstein finished first, second, ninth and tenth to complete the balanced victory. Alexis Tri was ninth. Baumholder’s Madison Brech and Ramstein’s Isabella Naglack […]

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News

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, Third Air Force command chief, talks to 86th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School students on Kapaun Air Station, July 26. Kwiatkowski met with Airmen throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community as part of his immersion tour.

KMC welcomes new 3rd Air Force command chief

Story & photos by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski serves as the command chief for Third Air Force, Ramstein Air Base. As the Numbered Air Force’s senior enlisted leader, Kwiatkowski provides guided counsel to the commander and senior leadership on […]

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Features

Partnership breaks boundaries of flight line

Partnership breaks boundaries of flight line

by Ricky J. Baptista 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs LAJES FIELD, AZORES – Partnership is a fundamental pillar for the men and women stationed at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. Team Lajes consists of United States active duty military, civilian, Portuguese local nationals and host nation military, Portuguese air force […]

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News

A Kenya Navy firefighter unravels a firehose during a training circuit at Manda Bay, Kenya, Aug. 29. The training, held by 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron firefighters, was designed to build upon the established partnership between the two nations by enforcing teamwork and endurance while enhancing technical proficiency.

475th EABS firefighters host training with Kenya Navy

Story & photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer 435th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs  MANDA BAY, Kenya — Firefighters assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron hosted a training circuit with the Kenya Navy here, Aug. 29. Airmen designed the training to build upon the established partnership between the […]

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Features

86 AES NCO wins Airlifter of the Week

86 AES NCO wins Airlifter of the Week

Story & photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs An 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron noncommissioned officer was awarded Airlifter of the Week, Sept. 5. U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ashley Williams, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter

September 2 1:32 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Ramstein-Miesenbach 3:21 p.m.: Larceny of private property in Kaiserslautern September 3 8:50 a.m.: Major traffic collision on Panzer Kaserne September 4 10:39 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Ramstein-Miesenbach 3:24 p.m.: Attempted house break-in in Rodenbach 5:41 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern […]

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KMC Notices, Take Note

TAKE NOTE

Operation Varsity 19-3 Operation Varsity 19-3 kicks off Sept. 23. There is potential for increased noise and traffic delays throughout the week. Traffic pattern change outside East Gate From Sept. 23 to Oct. 5, the traffic pattern outside the East Gate will change. Mackenbach-bound personnel are encouraged to utilize west […]

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Health

Suicide prevention depends on everyone

Suicide prevention depends on everyone

by Erinn Burgess U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz September is Suicide Prevention Month, and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz leaders ask community members to pay a little extra attention to their friends, family members, coworkers and battle buddies. “In the military, we’re family. We have to take care of each other,” USAG […]

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Features, Schools

An Air Force Junior ROTC cadet gets ready for a check ride with his instructor at Utah Valley State University, Orem, Utah. The Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy is a Chief of Staff of the Air Force Scholarship Program intended to expose high school students to the benefits of a career in aviation. Air Force Junior ROTC sent 150 cadets to 11 universities across the country for an intensive eight-week program with 45 percent of the class being female or minority.

CSAF Private Pilot Scholarship Program changing face of US aviation

by Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — In 2018, almost half of all newly licensed female pilots between the ages of 17 and 19 were graduates of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy. This year, 150 cadets […]

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Lifestyle

Let’s go to Rammelsbach European farmers’ market

Let’s go to Rammelsbach European farmers’ market

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Rammelsbach will hold a very special annual event tomorrow and Sunday. For the 28th time, regional associations, famers and vendors from surrounding counties will offer their specialities. Opening hours are tomorrow, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to […]

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