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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bryce James, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, watches as an airborne troop jumps out of a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 18, 2021. The 37th AS provided airlift for the jumpers in support of their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

37 Airlift Squadron Airman leader among peers

Airman 1st Class Bryce J. James, a loadmaster assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, was recognized as Airlifter of the Week for his outstanding work directing personnel and cargo airlift operations.

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Air Force Uniform Office members 1st Lt. Avery Thompson and 2nd Lt. Maverick Wilhite put updated versions of the Air Force phyisical training (PT) uniform through their paces at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021.  The Air Force Uniform Office is part of the Human System's Division in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Agile Combat Support Directorate. This is the first update to the PT uniform in more than 16 years, and over 150 Airmen participated in testing the new gear. The new ensemble currently consists of a jacket, a pair of pants, a T-shirt and two types of shorts; a lined runner's short and a longer unlined multipurpose short. A long sleeve t-shirt and a hoodie are in development. The ensemble features improved fabrics that are softer and quick drying, and have antimicrobial technology, which helps with moisture and odor control. The new uniform items are entering the production phase and will be available to Airmen sometime in 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Varhegyi)

Air Force finalizes PT uniform design; will begin production process

After numerous tests and feedback from Airmen around the world, the Air Force Uniform Office has finalized the design of the new Physical Training Gear uniform, or PTG, and is preparing to begin the production process.

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ACE Academy creates flexible Airmen

ACE Academy creates flexible Airmen

The 52nd Fighter Wing conducted specialized training on Spangdahlem Air Base as part of the Agile Combat Employment Academy Feb. 22-25. The training taught Airmen in a range of career fields across the base how to perform a variety of different tasks from setting up tents to building cargo pallets […]

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Regional Health Command Europe chief of staff reflects on 30 years of service

Regional Health Command Europe chief of staff reflects on 30 years of service

Each year during African American History Month, the U.S. Army reflects upon and celebrates the tremendous contributions of African Americans. For almost three decades, Col. Andre Pippen has been proud to count himself as part of the nearly 200,000 African Americans who serve in the active Army, National Guard, and […]

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Kleber Soldiers participate in Finnish Army’s Winter Combat Course

Kleber Soldiers participate in Finnish Army’s Winter Combat Course

ROVANIEMI, Finland —Subarctic temperatures didn’t stop a multinational training exercise from going forward during a Winter Combat Course near Rovaniemi, Finland, located just four miles south of the Arctic Circle, during the freezing month of January, the coldest month of the year in the region. With temperatures reaching as low […]

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Fresh face front, center for Rheinland-Pfalz housing office during 2021 PCS season

Fresh face front, center for Rheinland-Pfalz housing office during 2021 PCS season

The summer 2021 permanent-change-of-station season runs May to September, and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz expects nearly 2,000 Soldiers and family members during that time. Sabine Bangert will be one of the first people many PCSers meet. Her work station in the Baumholder housing office moved, and she is now front […]

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Ramstein women let their hair down

Ramstein women let their hair down

Curious eyes may have spotted female Airmen wearing their hair a little looser since the beginning of February. On Jan. 21, the Air Force announced the loosening of hair restrictions for females in the Air Force. Women are now allowed to wear their hair in up to two braids or […]

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435 AEW Airmen support Operation Octave Quartz, build out base

435 AEW Airmen support Operation Octave Quartz, build out base

Airmen of the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing recently took part in the movement of personnel and cargo to support Operation Octave Quartz. The objective of OOQ was to re-posture assets and personnel within Somalia to other locations within the region at the direction […]

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Community Events

Community Events

Due to 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. No Cook Fridays in March at Armstrong’s Club Take the load off yourself, family or friends after a long […]

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USAMMC-E helps distribute COVID-19 vaccine to Soldiers throughout Europe, Africa

USAMMC-E helps distribute COVID-19 vaccine to Soldiers throughout Europe, Africa

As the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine continues globally, the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe is playing a crucial role in getting vaccines to troops and beneficiaries throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. USAMMC-E, a direct reporting unit to Army Medical Logistics Command, is the theater lead agent for […]

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