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U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Tiffany Boatner, a human resources specialist with Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, sorts bottles of acetaminophen at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe warehouse in Pirmasens, March 26. 7th MSC Soldiers are supporting the shipping and receiving functions in the warehouse to help with the high demand of Army Class VIII medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reserve Soldiers support medical supply mission during pandemic

In the midst of a global pandemic, there’s been an increase in demand for supplies at Army hospitals and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers in Europe are helping to fill that demand.

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Lee Kiss, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz S-6 employee, works on a government laptop to make it available for a garrison employee to use for teleworking during the COVID-19 crisis.

Teleworkers: Check computers before taking them home

The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz S6, or “computer people in the basement,” are being swamped as garrison employees prepare to telework amid the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis.

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Exchange’s grab-and-go school meals nourish military community’s spirit during COVID-19 pandemic

With schools operating virtually across Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service began providing grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches at participating schools March 23. 

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Sonja Gates, Department of Defense Education Activity school meal program manager, walks through the Ramstein Intermediate School kitchen at Ramstein Air Base, March 25. With the outbreak of COVID-19, Gates and cafeteria supervisors from all Ramstein schools came together to create the grab-and-go meal program for students.

Lunch ladies: unsung heroes

Sonja Gates, Department of Defense Education Activity school meal program manager, walks through the Ramstein Intermediate School kitchen at Ramstein Air Base, March 25. With the outbreak of COVID-19, Gates and cafeteria supervisors from all Ramstein schools came together to create the grab-and-go meal program for students.

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Education

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Ten handwriting tips…No pencil required!

Is your child learning handwriting in school? Are you wondering how to support this process at home?

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U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Hannah Menard and Kayla Jerido, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection apprentices, talk at Vogelweh Military Complex, March 12. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office set out to highlight career fields with an underrepresentation of women across the Air Force; Menard and Jerido are two of five female firefighters in her 206-member unit.

New faces, same standards

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Hannah Menard and Kayla Jerido, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection apprentices, talk at Vogelweh Military Complex, March 12. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office set out to highlight career fields with an underrepresentation of women across the Air Force; Menard and Jerido are two of five female firefighters in her 206-member unit.

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Ramstein DAVA is ready to support families

The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has disrupted routines and infused uncertainty in our community. Ramstein Family Advocacy would like to remind everyone that a Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) remains available to provide 24/7 telephonic support to individuals who feel unsafe at home. 

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Team Trace members and 1st Inland Cargo Transfer Company Soldiers Spc. Chatteona Brown, Pvt. Ll’xelle Tyson and Sgt. Colony Hall (background), help staff the team’s operations center at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz during an early shift. After a case of COVID-19 is diagnosed, members of Team Trace identify who that individual may have had close contact with in the 48 hours prior to onset of symptoms.

Team Trace tracks down all COVID-19 positive contacts

There’s no corkboard riddled with pins connecting multi-colored threads in criss-cross fashion in a depiction of intersecting touch points to identify common connections.

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A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron sits on the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, March 26 before a training mission to Chievres, Belgium. The C-130J and the 37th AS remain ready to conduct worldwide airlift missions, throughout the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

COVID-19: ‘Nothing can stop the US Air Force’

As global emergency responders, members of the 37th Airlift Squadron stay mission ready during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

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NATO firefighters prepare to extinguish an F-15 Mobile Aircraft Fire Trainer during the NATO Firefighter Fundamentals Course at Ramstein Air Base, March 11. This was the first ever F-15 MAFT asset used on Ramstein. Firefighters from Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania and the Czech Republic came to Ramstein to receive certification on extracting pilots and extinguishing aircraft fires.

Taming the flames on Ramstein’s new F-15 mobile trainer

The 435th Construction and Training Squadron hosted the NATO Firefighter Fundamentals Course March 9-13 to train for aircraft mishaps and pilot extraction scenarios.

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