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Shining a light on women in aviation

Shining a light on women in aviation

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The first annual Young Women in Aviation Day just so happened to perfectly fall during Women’s History Month, March 9.

March 21, 2019 ×

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DFAS explains civilian relocation tax changes

DFAS explains civilian relocation tax changes

Photo and story by Mary Davis
Installation Management Command Public Affairs

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 made the majority of government civilian employee relocation entitlements taxable, causing some concern and confusion over what elements would be taxed.

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Features, Sports

This year the annual Ramstein Mudder and the Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocate and Respect or CLEAR, Challenge will be hosted jointly on May 2 at the Northside Chapel starting at 7 a.m.

Ramstein Mudder, CLEAR Challenge team up

by Tech. Sgt. J. Smith
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

This year the annual Ramstein Mudder and the Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocate and Respect, or CLEAR, Challenge will be hosted jointly on May 2 at the Northside Chapel starting at 8 a.m.

March 21, 2019 ×

Features, Health, Lifestyle

Community Corner — March 22, 2019

AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop (Retirees): Mon to Fri, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TUESDAY Key Spouse Refresher Training: 1 to 2 p.m. Pre-Deployment Briefing: 2:30 […]

March 21, 2019 ×

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Ramstein needs your ideas!

Ramstein needs your ideas!

Story and graphic by
Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton Jr.
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein leadership wants to hear from you on how to spend winnings — potentially up to $700,000 — from the Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence Award competition. “Our Airmen and family members have some great ideas about how we can make our base even better,” said Brig. Gen. Mark August, […]

March 14, 2019 ×

Features, News

Gate construction for KMC scheduled until August

Gate construction for KMC scheduled until August

by 86 Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein officials announced the beginning of phased construction at Ramstein’s gates in order to enhance force protection capabilities and to upgrade infrastructure. The initiative began March 11 at Ramstein’s LVIS gate, which will be closed to the general public until the end of the month. Commercial vehicles requiring an inspection […]

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‘Iconic image’ of NCO found in 86 MXG; honored as Airlifter of the Week

‘Iconic image’ of NCO found in 86 MXG; honored as Airlifter of the Week

by Technical Sgt. Nicholas Filip
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th AW command chief, highlighted Tech. Sgt. Gabriel Vest as an exemplary NCO, saying he is a model of how an NCO should act and perform their duties. Vest’s performance, professionalism and discipline made him […]

March 14, 2019 ×

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Higher, further, faster: ‘Captain Marvel’ embodies the warrior ethos

Higher, further, faster: ‘Captain Marvel’ embodies the warrior ethos

by Staff Sgt. Jannelle McRae
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Less than one percent of the American population will know what it’s like to serve in the Air Force. However, major motion pictures give the global audience a glimpse into the service’s history of breaking barriers and a taste of its fighting spirit. To ensure an accurate depiction of military […]

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Over-the-counter medications abused by teenagers

by 86th Mission Support Group

An ingredient in more than 140 cough and cold medications, dextromethorphan, or DXM, is a safe and highly effective cough suppressant; however when ingested in excessive amounts, DXM produces physiological effects that include hallucinations, feelings of detachment from surroundings and self, loss of motor control, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat and vomiting. […]

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Ramstein hosts Women’s History Month

by 786 Civil Engineer Squadron

Women’s History Month commemorates and encourages the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history such as: Esther Blake, the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Air Force in 1948. Maj. Gen. Marcelite J. Harris, the first African-American female general officer of the U.S. […]

March 14, 2019 ×