Health

Community Corner — Dec. 1, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center  MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC USA Jobs: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC TUESDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Sponsorship – Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC Sponsorship – Spouse Sponsorship: 10:30  to 11:30 […]

November 30, 2017 ×
Fun activities that improve child development

Fun activities that improve child development

Did you know that simple, active play helps your child’s development? It’s true. In addition to basic fitness, active play improves concentration, coordination, learning, social skills and much more. Though your family may already have some favorite activities, see below for more ideas and how they help with development.

November 28, 2017 ×
German spas: A how-to guide

German spas: A how-to guide

by Katie F. Boltuch
Contributing writer

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a place you could go for some pampering? Guess what?!  There is!  Bonus: many are close to the KMC area.

November 28, 2017 ×
Big changes coming to TRICARE Standard and Extra

Big changes coming to TRICARE Standard and Extra

November 23, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Nov. 17, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY No classes TUESDAY Pre-Separation Teleconference (GSUs only): 9 to 11:30 a.m., A&FRC Key Spouse Monthly Luncheon and Training: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Golf Course-Pinehurst Room Ditching the Dorms: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY Reintegration Briefing: 9 to 9:30 a.m., A&FRC Pre-Deployment Briefing: […]

November 16, 2017 ×
When the lights go out

When the lights go out

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

Moving away from home and settling into various locations all over the globe is common for the military lifestyle. The various time zones, cultural shifts and environmental changes affect service members and their families differently. Germany’s dark winter, in particular, can introduce its own set of challenges, such as seasonal affective disorder, a treatable form of depression dependent upon varying exposure to the sun.

November 9, 2017 ×
Making pharmacy a better experience

Making pharmacy a better experience

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Medical Support Squadron Pharmacy’s mission is to deliver superior patient care for warriors and families. Pharmacy personnel are trying to make care better by reducing wait times and making customers aware of available programs.

November 9, 2017 ×
Service dogs: Not your average household pet

Service dogs: Not your average household pet

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For most people, having a dog around the house consists mainly of taking care of the pet. Since WWI, dogs have been trained to do much more than provide passive security for the family. From calming a person with post-traumatic stress disorder to being able to dial 911 on the phone, service dogs have separated themselves from the rest of the pack.

November 9, 2017 ×
Senior Master Sgt. Denise McCants, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron superintendent of operations compliance flight discusses her diagnosis with Maj. Asia Roberson, 86th Medical Management Squadron registered nurse, Nov. 7 on Ramstein Air Base. The American Diabetes Association has made the month of Nov. of each year American Diabetes Month in an effort to raise awareness about the disease.

American Diabetes Month: Awareness promotes prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.25 million American children and adults have type one diabetes.

November 9, 2017 ×
BMETS calibrate LRMC

BMETS calibrate LRMC

BMETS calibrate LRMC

November 9, 2017 ×