Features

It’s a sign: ‘Every second counts, plan two ways out!’

It’s a sign: ‘Every second counts, plan two ways out!’

October 12, 2017 ×
76th AS flight attendant leads innovation across USAFE

76th AS flight attendant leads innovation across USAFE

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Flying into a foreign country has its challenges. On top of the task of preparing meals for distinguished visitors and crew members, U.S. Air Force flight attendants were also responsible for carrying American currency. Because of one flight attendant’s efforts, a new system was developed and implemented to help save flight attendants from a pricey burden.

October 12, 2017 ×
Staff Sgt. Joshua Montambeault, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron food safety non-commissioned officer in charge, dedicates hours of his time on stage as a local actor in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. Montambeault started acting at 15 years old when he was first stationed in Germany as an Army dependent. Since then, he has been awarded the 2015 Best Military Performance in a Play for his performance in “12 Angry Men,” as part of the Topper awards.

The show must go on

Story and photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Butterflies begin to invade their stomachs as they step foot on the battered floor. The smell of painted wood fills their nose and the heat of the spotlight touches their skin like a tanning bed. A geyser of adrenaline shoots through their body increasing their heart rate to an all-time high. The show is about to start and the actors and actresses can’t help but feel nervous, except for one individual among them.

October 12, 2017 ×

Burning the midnight oil to make every dollar count

by 2nd Lt. Alicia Binggeli
700th Contracting Squadron

For many Airmen, the end of the fiscal year doesn’t mean much. For the 700th Contracting Squadron, and our close partners in the financial community, it’s game seven of the World Series. We’ve put in the ground work all year, had some smaller victories here and there, maybe a few […]

October 12, 2017 ×
‘Show some love’ to charities by donating to CFC

‘Show some love’ to charities by donating to CFC

by Mary Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

The Combined Federal Campaign celebrates its 56th year of federal workplace charitable giving, and every year, federal employees dig deep in their pockets to give to those in need all over the world.

October 12, 2017 ×
Motorists must watch out for dangers on streets in fall

Motorists must watch out for dangers on streets in fall

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Motorists must be extremely careful now during fall and be aware of additional dangers on the streets. There is fog, black ice, wet leaves.and deer passing. Automobile club and Polizei officials give recommendations on how to get safely through the third season. Whenever there is dense fog, a general rule […]

October 12, 2017 ×
Options available for reporting domestic abuse

Options available for reporting domestic abuse

by Ramstein Family Advocacy

Domestic abuse does not discriminate. People of all ages, race, gender, socioeconomic status and rank experience physical, emotional and sexual abuse by their intimate partners. Being in an abusive relationship can leave people feeling alone and afraid. The Department of Defense has established reporting options to help support victims of domestic abuse. These options are restricted and unrestricted reporting.

October 5, 2017 ×
Emergency Management encourages families to stay ready

Emergency Management encourages families to stay ready

September was National Prepared-ness Month. The overarching theme this year, organized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is, “Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.” Installations across the Department of Defense teamed up with FEMA and communities around the nation to spread awareness of preparatory actions citizens can take to protect […]

October 5, 2017 ×
No fracture left undetected

No fracture left undetected

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
October 5, 2017 ×
KMC members take gliding lessons

KMC members take gliding lessons

Story and photos by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Gliders are engineless aircraft that can stay aloft for hours by riding thermal updrafts, or heat swells, created by trees and structures on the ground. Eight members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community attended a day trip through the 86th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation program to try their hand at piloting gliders, build their personal community and better themselves through learning.

October 5, 2017 ×