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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Joshua Olson, 86th Airlift Wing commander, left, poses for a photo with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marquette Richardson, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron facility excellence leadership team noncommissioned officer in charge, center, and 86th AW Command Chief Master Sgt. Hope Skibitsky, during an Airlifter of the Week ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 23, 2020. Airlifter of the Week is a program that recognizes Airmen who go above and beyond in making the 86th Airlift Wing the World's Best Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)

Airlifter of the Week: Airman encourages excellence

The 86th Airlift Wing recognized Staff Sgt. Marquette Richardson, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron facility excellence leadership team noncommissioned officer in charge, as Airlifter of the Week, for his leadership and attention to detail.

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A C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft is placed on aircraft jacks at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 11, 2020. Airmen from Incirlik AB, Rota AB, Sapngdahlem AB and Ramstein AB used the aircraft, which is assigned to Dover AFB, Delaware, to learn how to provide effective maintenance to the airframe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

A day in the life, 721st AMS

Airmen from the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing hosted a training event at Ramstein Air Base, Dec. 11. They hosted units from Incirlik AB, Rota AB and Spangdahlem AB. Maintenance crews trained on specific engine repairs to as well as lifting a C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft.

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Community, KMC Notices

Attention: JFK, LBH expand service hours

Attention: JFK, LBH expand service hours

The Jawbone Flight Kitchen at Ramstein and the Lindberg Hof Dining Facility at Kapaun Air Station have expanded their hot meal service hours to better suit customers. “The decision to expand the Flight Kitchen is based off normal customer supply and demand,” said Master Sgt. Kyle C. Todd, 786th Force […]

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Asian Hornets:  A new pest of concern for Europe and the US

Asian Hornets: A new pest of concern for Europe and the US

The Asian hornet, also known as the yellow-legged hornet (Vespa velutina), is a species of hornet indigenous to Southeast Asia. They are slightly smaller than the European hornets and are generally much darker brown or black with distinctive yellow legs. (Note: This insect is not to be confused with the […]

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Community, Events

Community events

Community events

Due to recently announced 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. Kaiserslautern winter sports registration open Registration for Kaiserslautern Winter Sports is open until Dec. 31. To register […]

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School Liaison Officer helps families adapt to new community

School Liaison Officer helps families adapt to new community

Moving may be tough for adults, but it can be even harder for children, who must adjust to a new school, new friends, and a new routine in a new place — sometimes even at an overseas location, like here in Rheinland-Pfalz. Add COVID-19 to the mix, and the changes […]

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Inbound holiday cheer in tree, two, one

Inbound holiday cheer in tree, two, one

 

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Operation Holiday Connection brings cheer to families during pandemic

Operation Holiday Connection brings cheer to families during pandemic

Celebrating the holidays during a pandemic will be new for everyone, but U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz plans to help make it the best possible experience for Soldiers and families. Operation Holiday Connection — organized by Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation — will provide fun holiday activities through FMWR libraries, […]

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Knights at night

Knights at night

As the sun sets on Ramstein Air Base and many of its offices sit vacant, some work centers still have the lights on. The 86th Operations Support Squadron’s Knights remain ever-vigilant to keep the mission going every day and night. During a typical day, life at the 86th OSS is […]

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RAWS maintains critical communication systems

RAWS maintains critical communication systems

         

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