News


News

U.S. Air Force loadmasters assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron and U.S. Army jumpmasters assigned to the 5th Quartermaster, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, pull static lines into a C-130J Super Hercules over Ramstein Air Base, May 26. The joint effort contributed to the 435th Contingency Response Group’s airborne insertion training for Agile Wolf 20-04. Agile Wolf 20-04 is an exercise designed to sharpen the 435th CRG’s tactics, techniques and procedures for establishing expeditionary airfields on demand. Photos by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer

Agile Wolf 20-04: 435 CRG bolsters readiness

The 435th Contingency Response Group held their fourth iteration of exercise Agile Wolf to strengthen their tactics, techniques and procedures for establishing airfields in austere environments, May 26 – 28.

June 4, 2020 ×

Commentary

A message from 86 AW Command Team on racism, discrimination

To the men and women of the 86th Airlift Wing and Team Ramstein:

Like many of you, Chief Rendon and I have been monitoring the wave of protests that have spread from Minneapolis, through the United States and across the world as citizens demand justice for the killing of George Floyd and an end to systemic racial discrimination.

June 4, 2020 ×

Blotter

KMC Blotter

May 25 12:36 a.m.: Drunk and disorderly on Landstuhl Post 9:06 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Sembach 7:50 p.m.: Drunken operation of motor vehicle in Huetschenhausen May 26 Nothing significant to report May 27 5:55 a.m.: Unlawful entry in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau 9:56 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 1:02 p.m.: Vandalism […]

June 4, 2020 ×

News

1st edition publication, autographed by the composer to Mrs. Mildred Yount, the chairwoman of the AAC song committee. courtesy photo

Final changes to Air Force song announced

All stanzas of the Air Force song have been updated to better capture and represent the valor and heritage of the 73-year-old service while also recognizing the diversity and contributions of today’s Total Force regardless of gender.

June 4, 2020 ×

News

Deadline for taxes July 15, Ramstein Tax Center continues assistance

Deadline for taxes July 15, Ramstein Tax Center continues assistance

Though the normal deadline for filing taxes is April 15, the Internal Revenue Service has postponed most federal income tax payment and filing deadlines until July 15.

June 4, 2020 ×

News

Parent Central Services staff members work to respond to customer inquiries about Child and Youth Services re-openings and contact customers with information. Photo by Erinn Burgess

FMWR moving toward return of normal operations

The awards in the offices of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation proves the staff strives for excellence in everything they do.

June 4, 2020 ×

News

Forward together: Green, blue teamwork keeps massive community safe

Forward together: Green, blue teamwork keeps massive community safe

Coldwater, Michigan, and New Castle, Pennsylvania, are separated by 285 miles of Interstate, a west-to-east drive that passes The Glass Capital of the World, Cedar Point Amusement Park, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Today, separated by less than five miles are two of those towns’ proudest sons.

May 28, 2020 ×

News

From left: Matthew Donovan, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness; Lisa W. Hershman, the Defense Department's chief management officer, and Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, conduct a news briefing at the Pentagon, May 26. Photos by Marvin Lynchard

DOD officials unveil COVID-related personnel, move guidance

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper issued the order in early March, and in April, he extended the ban through June 30.

May 28, 2020 ×

News

Vehicle experts weigh in

Vehicle experts weigh in

With COVID-19 restrictions relaxing and base customer service areas able to accommodate more personnel, many community members voiced questions regarding vehicle shipping, registrations, inspections and sales.

May 28, 2020 ×

Blotter

KMC Blotter

May 18 9:37 a.m.: Damage and larceny of government property on Vogelweh Main Base. 11:29 a.m.: Damage to government property on Vogelweh Family Housing 7:09 p.m.: Major traffic collision on A6, direction east, near Sinsheim 9:00 p.m.: Driving under the influence in Olsbruecken May 19 2:38 p.m.: Major traffic collision […]

May 28, 2020 ×