One of the most important parts of a community is communication, and in today’s age social media is one of the quickest and easiest ways to connect. At Ramstein, the 86th Airlift Wing interacts with members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community through the official Ramstein Air Base Facebook page.
Military families cheer and wave American flags for first responders during a Heroes through Housing event at Vogelweh Military Complex and Kapaun Air Station, May 22. A convoy of 17 first responder vehicles made its way through military family housing to raise morale.
Mr. Rainer Mueller, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron installation management flight chief, retired after 44 years of faithful service with the U.S. Air Force at Ramstein Air Base, May 31.
Much like Airmen, aircraft need support. One kind of support comes in the form of fuel.
Leaders from the Kaiserslautern Military Community and city of Kaiserslautern gathered for the annual Kindergraves memorial service at the Kaiserslautern Main Cemetery, Kaiserslautern, May 16.
If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? In this case, it’s a quality of life improvement to an area of Army Family Housing here.
Family Advocacy now uses telephones and video chat to offer services such as individual and couples counseling, new parent support program and a domestic abuse victim advocate hotline. They also offer online classes every Wednesday at 1 p.m., mostly centered on parents and families.
The Headquarters and Head-quarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense, Soldier and Family Readiness Group (SFRG), located within the Kaiserslautern Military Community, is not just a support network between the unit and families. In fact, the SFRG has doubled efforts to ensure family members are informed and cognizant of the ever-changing COVID-19 laws and restrictions that began here since the pandemic began.
This time of year usually brings the sight of packing material and shipping containers stacked like skyscrapers, the ripping sound of packing tape, a plethora of housing appointments, and the various to-do lists that come with a permanent change of station move. However, this PCS season has been put on hold for most service members and their families due to the Stop Movement order issued by the Secretary of Defense in early March.
Though coronavirus disease 2019 is hindering activities that once drew huge crowds, COVID-19 will not stop a nation from honoring and remembering law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty.