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Passion for education

Passion for education

Many Airmen join the military with the goal of broadening their education. Korinna Inman, 86th Force Support Squadron formal training manager, is dedicated to giving service members the best service possible when coordinating trainings requirements. “I process everyone’s report on individual personnel and coordinate with their unit training managers,” Inman […]

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The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 2d Cavalry Regiment and other allied forces conduct airfield seizure training at Lielvarde Airbase, Latvia, in support of Exercise Steadfast Javelin II Sept. 7, 2014. Steadfast Javelin is a NATO exercise involving over 2,000 troops from 10 nations and focuses on increasing interoperability and synchronizing complex operations between allied air and ground forces.

435 air advisors help strengthen Latvian air power

The 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron’s air advisors visited Latvian air force members to guide and build military air traffic control and airfield management career fields as an ongoing effort to build partner capacity. The visit is one of many ways the Air Advisors assist in the security cooperation mission […]

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Eric Herron, Department of Defense contractor, preps ballistic vest plates for inspection at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 29. U.S. Air Forces in Europe is one of the first major commands to scan the plates with X-ray technology and is setting the standard Air Force-wide.

Logistics Readiness Squadron provides bulletproof service

The U.S. military began incorporating ceramic plates into their body armor in the early 1990s. Since then it has been used in every iteration of military protective vests. U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa is in the process of evaluating 150,000 of its ceramic ballistic vest plates […]

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cameron Piontek, 435th Contingency Response Squadron contingency air traffic controller, left, shows Maj. Gen. Derek France, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa strategic deterrence and nuclear integration operations director, a joint-terminal attack controller wind meter during exercise Agile Wolf 21-01 at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Nov. 18, 2020. France toured the 435th CRG’s expeditionary site to meet Airmen and gain insight on their objectives and capabilities. Agile Wolf 21-01 was designed to sharpen the 435th Contingency Response Group’s tactics, techniques and procedures for establishing expeditionary airfields on demand. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)

Agile Wolf 21-01: 435 CRG train multi-capable Airmen

The 435th Contingency Response Group honed its expeditionary airfield on demand capabilities through their recurring exercise Agile Wolf 21-01, Nov. 16-20. “Agile Wolf is a scalable and tailorable airfield opening exercise series that the 435th CRG uses to conduct enhanced proficiency training, innovate capabilities, and integrate with our partners like […]

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Ramstein EOD ensures the mission continues

Ramstein EOD ensures the mission continues

Members of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight play a critical role in the disposal of ordnance from World War I and World War II throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community. In the past year, 786th CE EOD personnel have detonated 210 munitions, helping to maintain mission readiness […]

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Community events

Community events

Due to recently announced host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Kaiserslautern winter sports registration open Registration for Kaiserslautern Winter Sports is open until Dec. 31. To register […]

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Housing kiosk display in lodging helps new arrivals get started sooner

Housing kiosk display in lodging helps new arrivals get started sooner

The staff of the Baumholder Military Housing Office added one more way for incoming housing residents to get information when they arrive in the Baumholder Military Community. A “kiosk” of information now plays in the lobby of the Baumholder Lagerhof Inn for newly arrived personnel to see what housing offers. […]

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Garrison Council focuses on Soldier readiness, resiliency

Garrison Council focuses on Soldier readiness, resiliency

It’s one thing for Soldiers and family members to be told people are the military’s number one priority; it’s another to experience it first-hand. That’s the purpose of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Commander’s Ready and Resilient Council, part of an Army-wide initiative to help Soldiers deal with health, housing, […]

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Winter driving tips can help prevent cold accidents

Winter driving tips can help prevent cold accidents

It won’t be long before drivers in the Rheinland-Pfalz area will be dealing with snow, ice, high winds and less experienced winter drivers. Winter is coming, and the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Safety Office wants to help motorists avoid the normal “Winter Blahs” associated with driving. The No. 1 driving […]

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Environmental exclusive: Don’t idle your car

Environmental exclusive: Don’t idle your car

In the U.S., it is common to defrost windows by allowing a car to sit idly. However, this is against German law. If violated, a fine may be issued. Idling occurs when a vehicle runs for extended periods without motion. To be good U.S. Air Force ambassadors and take care […]

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