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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman DeLanie Smith, 86th Maintenance Group maintenance analyst, is responsible for maintaining and safeguarding the 86th Airlift Wing’s sole maintenance information system called G081 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 8, 2021. Smith was chosen as Airlifter of the Week Dec. 2, 2021, after resolving a maintenance information system failure that disrupted training capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jared Lovett)

Airlifter Smith trending at Ramstein

Senior Airman DeLanie Smith, from the 86th Maintenance Group, was chosen as Airlifter of the Week, Dec. 2, 2021, after resolving a system failure that disrupted training capabilities.

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21 TSC – 2021 in review

21 TSC – 2021 in review

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U.S. Air Force Airmen perform maintenance on a C-130 J Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 2, 2021. Airmen from across Ramstein participated in the Multi-Capable Airmen training where they learned skills, which will diversify their knowledge of different job skills. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

Maintainers become multi-capable Airmen

The Multi-Capable Airman training program gives Airmen the opportunity to gain new experience in a different career field with the Air Force. The goal is to enable Airmen to be able to fill multiple roles when needs arise.

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Actor, comedian Mel Brooks served in Army in World War II

Actor, comedian Mel Brooks served in Army in World War II

Actor, comedian, composer and filmmaker Mel Brooks was born Melvin James Kaminsky in 1926. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1944, he was drafted into the Army. Due to his high scores on his military entrance exam, Brooks was placed in the Army Specialized Training Program at Virginia […]

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Explore. Discover. Dream. Former 1 FW pilot has a new mission to the stars

Explore. Discover. Dream. Former 1 FW pilot has a new mission to the stars

NASA announced their newest astronaut candidates, Dec. 6, 2021. Among the 10 individuals selected was previous 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38 Talon and 27th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor pilot, Maj. Nichole “Vapor” Ayers. While she was a member of the 1st Fighter Wing, Ayers flew 450 hours as a T-38 […]

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NATO jets scrambled hundreds of times in 2021 to guard Allied airspace

NATO jets scrambled hundreds of times in 2021 to guard Allied airspace

NATO fighter jets scrambled around 370 times across Europe in 2021, mostly to check aircraft flying unannounced near Allied air space. Around 80 percent of the missions, 290 in total, were in response to flights by Russian military aircraft. “NATO fighter jets are on duty around the clock, ready to […]

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France takes lead of NATO’s highest readiness force

France takes lead of NATO’s highest readiness force

France took the lead of NATO’s highest-readiness military force Jan. 1 for a period of one year. The formation, formally known as NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), was created in 2014 in response to crises in the Middle East and Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, and is permanently […]

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21 TSC scores bullseye with Allies moving prepositioned stock through Europe

21 TSC scores bullseye with Allies moving prepositioned stock through Europe

Movement of more than 10 Army units’ worth of equipment from APS sites in Zutendaal, Belgium; Dulmen, Germany, and Eygelshoven, Netherlands, hundreds of miles south to Leghorn Army Depot, Italy, recently demonstrated the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s proficiency working with host nations and ally military organizations to coordinate anchor points […]

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KMC Yard of the Month: Winter Wonderland Edition

KMC Yard of the Month: Winter Wonderland Edition

On behalf of the KMC Housing Office We  wish  you  a Wonderful New Year 2022! Good to know: Holiday reminder, decorations for on-base housing must be removed NLT 10 days after the Holiday. Christmas trees can be disposed of at one of the Recycling Centers on Ramstein, Kapaun and Landstuhl […]

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Community Events – January 7, 2022

Community Events – January 7, 2022

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Army Community Service “BE STRONG” Excursions The Baumholder and Kaiserslautern Army Community Service and Outdoor Recreation are partnering up […]

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