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U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Commander Col. Jason Edwards, Army Community Service Program Support Assistant Greetchen Garcia and Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Sgt. Japonica Armstrong present the check for Volunteer Provided Added Value in 2018, totaling 3,649,173.25 dollars, at the Volunteer of the Year Ceremony April 26 at Armstrong’s Club.

Garrison thanks volunteers with recognition ceremony

by Erinn Burgess Installation Management Command Europe Public Affairs U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz recognized and celebrated community volunteers at the Volunteer of the Year Ceremony April 26 at Armstrong’s Club. During 2018, community volunteers logged 138,646 hours of volunteerism, which saved the Army 3,649,173 dollars in labor costs. The work […]

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Information, opportunities abound at upcoming Military Spouse Appreciation Expo

Information, opportunities abound at upcoming Military Spouse Appreciation Expo

by Azure Hall Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation On Friday, May 10, the Kazabra Club on Vogelweh will open its doors for the second annual Military Spouse Appreciation Community Expo put on by Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. This exciting event may be celebrating Military Spouses […]

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Finding A Way Home

Finding A Way Home

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylea Berry 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs People never know how they will react when receiving a call informing them a loved one back home has been injured, or worse, passed away. In that situation, the last thing an Airman wants to worry […]

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.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to a group of Airmen at an all-call on Ramstein Air Base, April 26. During the all-call August outlined his future goals for the wing.

86 AW all-call: Recapping past, future objectives

by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  The 86th Airlift Wing leadership held an all-call at the Southside fitness center on Ramstein Air Base, April 27. During the all-call Brig. Gen. Mark August, 86th AW commander, outlined a few of his goals for the wing, which included […]

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Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander, receives a standing ovation during a change of command at Ramstein Air Base, May 1. Harrigian took command from Gen. Tod D. Wolters, who has been selected to become the new European Command commander and Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

USAFE-AFAFRICA welcomes new commander

by U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Public Affairs  U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian took command of both U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command from Gen. Tod D. Wolters during a ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, May […]

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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, shovels dirt with members of the German forest authority, during an Earth Day tree planting ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, April 29. The tree planting symbolized support for environmental protection as well as a continued joint partnership between the 86th AW and Germany’s environmental authorities.

Ramstein honors Earth Day

by SrA Milton Hamilton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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2019 Ramstein Bazaar food vendor selection opens May 16

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Preparations for the 55th annual Ramstein Bazaar have already begun. Mark your calendars for Sept. 12 to 15. Beginning on May 16 at 6 p.m. , the Ramstein Bazaar Committee will be accepting online applications from private organizations that would like to be Food […]

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AFAF Hits Half-Way Mark

AFAF Hits Half-Way Mark

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th AW command chief, sit down with Master Sgt. Richard Boring, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa A6 command manager, Military Satellite Communications, to sign their donation to a […]

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U.S Air Force Tech. Sgt. Déja Kiziah, 86th Medical Squadron non commissioned officer in charge of shipping, is recognized as Airlifter of the Week by Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto Rendon, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, at the Armed Services Blood Bank Center for Europe on Landstuhl, April 11. Kiziah was recognized for supporting exercise African Lion, a multi­national joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco, while continuing to supply routine customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa with lifesaving blood products.

Airman who provides lifesaving blood receives Airlifter of the Week honors

Story and photos by Senior Airman Sara Voigt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Having a constant supply of lifesaving blood products available to customers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is critical to saving lives. Without these blood products, Landstuhl would not be able to operate as an emergency facility or support their daily mission of caring for members across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

April 26, 2019 ×

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Ramstein Cadet Squadron: ‘Finding a way to yes’

Ramstein Cadet Squadron: ‘Finding a way to yes’

Story and photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Every organization in the U.S. Air Force has a set of Air Force Instructions that provide a framework for how the unit should function. As an official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol guidelines were created specifically for stateside units. For the Ramstein Cadet Squadron, being overseas leaves a lot of room to find a way to solve their unique challenges.

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