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Turning a mess into a message

Turning a mess into a message

by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Tech. Sgt. Reuben McClendon had everything going for him when he began his Air Force career in the security forces field. As a young Airman many years ago, he excelled in his duties, gained a wealth of experience from deployments, won awards left and right, and received accolades from his […]

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AAFES hosts appreciation event

AAFES hosts appreciation event

by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service at the Ramstein Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Exchange sought to bring in holiday cheer this season by hosting a customer service appreciation event on Ramstein Air Base, Dec. 18, 2018. Approximately 21 KMC members were informed they were receiving a gift. It wasn’t […]

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President Trump visits Ramstein Air Base

President Trump visits Ramstein Air Base

     

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Stay safe on roads this winter

Stay safe on roads this winter

Courtesy story
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

With the weather continuously changing, it is vastly important to pay attention to all components of staying safe on the road throughout winter. Having the proper tires and keeping an eye out for wildlife are two ways drivers can prevent accidents on the road during the icy season. Because winter […]

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Avoid slips, falls on ice

Avoid slips, falls on ice

86th Airlift Wing Safety

To prevent slips, trips, and falls, clear walking surfaces of snow and ice and spread deicer as quickly as possible after a winter storm. In addition, the following precautions will help reduce the likelihood of injuries: Wear proper footwear when walking on snow or ice is unavoidable because it is […]

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Airlifter of the Week: 786th CES, EOD Operations NCOIC

Airlifter of the Week: 786th CES, EOD Operations NCOIC

Story and photo by
Airman 1st Class Ariel Leighty
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A 786th Civil Engineer Squadron noncommissioned officer received the honor of being Ramstein’s Airlifter of the Week Dec. 20, 2018. The 86th Airlift Wing vice commander and command chief lauded Staff Sgt. Ricardo B. Porto, 786th CES explosive ordnance disposal NCO in charge, for his excellence in executing the Air […]

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Airlifter of the Week: 86th MDG Airman

Airlifter of the Week: 86th MDG Airman

Story and photo by
Senior Airman Alexis C. Schultz
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

An 86th Medical Support Squadron Airman received the honor of being Airlifter of the week, Dec. 13, 2018. The 86th Airlift Wing commander and command chief lauded Airman 1st Class Sara Sparks, 86th Medical Support Squadron, for her professionalism and service. Sparks, who has been in the Air Force for […]

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Big turnout for KMC Winter Special Olympics

Big turnout for KMC Winter Special Olympics

Story and photos by
Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Over 70 athletes from the Department of Defense and German schools within the Kaiserslautern Military Community competed in the KMC Special Olympics Winter Event at the Polizei Academy in Enkenbach-Alsenborn Dec. 7, 2018. Ten different organizations from Ramstein Air Base hosted this year’s Winter Special Olympics where athletes participated in […]

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Suicide prevention is best addressed year-round

Suicide prevention is best addressed year-round

Story and photo by Mary Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

It’s a myth that suicide ideations are more prevalent during the holidays, but what about after the holidays? “Suicide rates are typically lowest in December, but begin increasing in the spring and fall,” said U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Suicide Prevention Program Manager Yancy Chandler. “But it is something that should […]

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Kaiserslautern offers its garbage guide in English

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Stadtbildpflege Kaiserslautern

Once again, the City Image Maintenance Kaiserslautern (Stadt­bildpflege) published a new edition of the “Gar­bage Guide of the City of Kaiserslautern” for 2019. The garbage guide provides important information for English-speaking citizens on topics such as waste reduction, recycling, re-use, and disposal of waste for the entire municipal area on […]

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