In an effort to advance combat readiness, the 86th Medical Group conducted exercise Maroon Surge on Ramstein Air Base, June 4 through June 11. “The exercise prepares our medical members to respond quickly and efficiently in a real-world mass casualty situation,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Zoya Lee-Zerkel, 86th MDG […]
WASHINGTON — In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child. Previously, Air Force policy authorized 12 consecutive weeks of maternity convalescent leave to female […]
Community visitors from across the local area learned about U.S. Air Force and Army expeditionary medical capabilities during the 86th Medical Group’s exercise Maroon Surge Community Outreach Day June 7 on Ramstein Air Base. The Community Outreach Day kicked off Maroon Surge, a multi-day joint training exercise with the U.S. […]
The 361st Civil Affairs Brigade is supporting exercise Saber Strike 18 led by U.S. Army Europe at training areas in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, June 3 to 15. The 361st CA BDE is providing civil affairs support, public affairs, personnel accountability and casualty liaison teams, and movement control to […]
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fathag, a casualty liaison team leader with 406th Human Resource Company, Kaiserslautern, is embedded with the 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, at their clinical operations section in Powidz, Poland, to conduct casualty training exercises during Saber Strike 18, June 3-15. Fathag, originally from Yap, Micronesia, […]
RIGA, Latvia — While working with 18 other countries in the Baltics, KC-135 Stratotankers deployed to U.S. Air Forces in Europe are demonstrating, over Latvia, what the air component of warfighting is capable of doing. During the U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, Saber Strike 18, KC-135s provided aerial refueling to A-10 […]
When Kaiserslautern’s “Altstadt” (old city) becomes a giant open-air-pub, it’s party time again. Culinary delicacies, street theaters, arts and crafts and live music of all kinds on nine stages await visitors. With rock, soul or blues, Japanese cuisine or Palatinate specialties, high quality leather goods or individual jewellery — there […]
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Jannell MacAulay, leadership and performance specialist and consultant, spoke to Airmen about “Mindfulness” June 4 at Ramstein Air Base.
The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron is conducting water hyrdrant flow testing throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community for the next several weeks.