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Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Johnson, assigned to the 11th Missile Defense Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, teaches form and technique about the sprint, drag, carry ACFT event at Ramstein Air Base, on July 29.

Non-commissioned officers stay close, while physically distant

Innovative leaders in the Army will always find ways to reach their Soldiers, even in the face of a pandemic. Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Johnson, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the Sensor Management Cell, assigned to the 11th Missile Defense Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, makes videos to continue to train Soldiers during COVID-19 at Ramstein Air Base.

August 6, 2020 ×

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Environmental exclusive is a series designed to educate members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community on how individual choices impact the Earth. Simple changes can lead to cost savings, comply with Germany’s environmental standards and promote a more sustainable way of living. 

Environmental exclusive: Do your part

Since the start of restrictions related to COVID-19, global carbon dioxide emissions have decreased due to heightened teleworking capabilities and a reduction in travel, which means lower emissions from fossil fuel ignition.

July 30, 2020 ×

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtland D. Cobb, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, stands among his peers at Ramstein Air Base, July 9. Cobb was coined twice for doing the work of noncommissioned officers, which involved proactively securing $22,000 worth of pollution prevention items, working weekends and instructing 156 Airmen on Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

Airlifter of the Week: Leading the pack

Many responsibilities fall on the shoulders of leaders, but it’s not always those who are older and wiser who fit such a role. At Ramstein Air Base, leaders come from all walks of life and may even show up as junior enlisted Airmen.

July 23, 2020 ×

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Cheney Lindgren is pictured at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, where she was previously employed and has volunteered for the past two years as part of the American Red Cross Program at LRMC.

American Red Cross volunteer increases medical capability at LRMC

The call to service resonates with many military families. Although never having sworn an oath to defend the constitution, Cheyney Lindgren’s contributions are an answer to the call for service members across Europe.

July 23, 2020 ×

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Ramstein Catholic Religious Education Coordinator wanted

The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for a Ramstein Catholic Religious Education Coordinator (Grades 6-7 and confirmation) from July 9-23.

July 16, 2020 ×

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10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Conducts Motorcycle safety training near Rhine Ordnance Barracks on July 1. Photo by Sgt. Andrew Mallett

Ready to ride in Kaiserslautern

With the temperatures rising, and the scenic views Germany has to offer, motorcycle riders are eager and happy to mount their iron steeds and cruise.

July 9, 2020 ×

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As summer temperatures heat up offices on American installations in Germany, commanders and supervisors should pay close attention to employees in Host Nation buildings without air conditioning. Photo by Keith Pannell

Safety team wants to help keep garrison chill in the heat

It was a year ago the state of Rheinland-Pfalz recorded its highest temperature when the thermometer spiked to 104.7 F (40.4 C) July 25, 2019, on the hottest day ever in Germany.

July 9, 2020 ×

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The Fall 2019 Housing Resident Survey results, released by the U.S. Army June 22, show an almost 2% increase from spring in overall satisfaction from Baumholder Military Community residents. Graphic by Jason Tudor

Fall 2019 Army Housing Survey results released

The Fall 2019 Housing Resident Survey results, released by the U.S. Army on June 22, show an almost 2% increase from spring in overall satisfaction from Baumholder Military Community residents.

July 9, 2020 ×

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The library, as shown, at Ramstein Air Base, June 18. To comply with COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, the 86th Force Support Squadron set up a virtual process where DOD members and families can request books and other media. From there, they can pick up their items at the curbside takeaway window.

Never fear, the library is still here

To comply with COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, the 86th Force Support Squadron set up a virtual process where DOD members and families can request books and other media. From there, they can pick up their items at the curbside takeaway window.

June 25, 2020 ×

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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, speaks at a road dedication ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, June 16. The newly completed Rodriguez Road was named in remembrance of Maj. Rodolfo I. Rodriguez, former 86th Construction and Training Squadron contingency training flight commander, who was killed by a terrorist bomb in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 20, 2008.

Fallen hero honored, memorialized at Ramstein

Ramstein leadership and Kaiserslautern Military Community members gathered to honor and memorialize a fallen hero during a road dedication ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, June 16.

June 18, 2020 ×