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Exercise Maroon Surge trains in crisis response

Exercise Maroon Surge trains in crisis response

by Airman 1st Class Ariel Leighty
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In an effort to advance combat readiness, the 86th Medical Group conducted exercise Maroon Surge on Ramstein Air Base, June 4 through June 11. “The exercise prepares our medical members to respond quickly and efficiently in a real-world mass casualty situation,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Zoya Lee-Zerkel, 86th MDG […]

June 22, 2018 ×
Port Dawg Memorial Run: Honoring our comrades

Port Dawg Memorial Run: Honoring our comrades

Story and photos by
Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Each year, the third Friday in May is recognized as National Defense Transportation Day. Members of the Air Force air transportation community, commonly referred to as “Port Dawgs,” come together to remember fallen Port Dawgs and the contributions they have given to the Air Force. Air Transportation members assigned to […]

June 22, 2018 ×

KMC Blotter — June 22, 2018

June 11 1:09 p.m.: Theft from a secured vehicle in Paris. 4:35 p.m.: Damage to private property on Landstuhl Army Post. 7:55 p.m.: Damage to private property in Landstuhl. June 12 5 a.m.: Attempted house break-in and larceny of unsecured property in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 11:50 a.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling […]

June 22, 2018 ×

Take Note — June 22, 2018

Closure in the area of the cloverleaf B 270 / Pariser Strasse (near Vogelweh) Kaiserslautern’s cityscape department is carrying out urgent work on the B270 between the Opel roundabout and the cloverleaf B270/Pariser Strasse. The area will be closed off to public transport. Work on the affected road section will […]

June 22, 2018 ×
361st Civil Affairs Brigade supports Saber Strike 18

361st Civil Affairs Brigade supports Saber Strike 18

Story by Spc. Daisy Zimmer
221st Public Affairs Detachment

The 361st Civil Affairs Brigade is supporting exercise Saber Strike 18 led by U.S. Army Europe at training areas in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, June 3 to 15. The 361st CA BDE is providing civil affairs support, public affairs, personnel accountability and casualty liaison teams, and movement control to […]

June 22, 2018 ×
Army Reserve Soldier trains alongside active duty casualty liaison team — Saber Strike 18

Army Reserve Soldier trains alongside active duty casualty liaison team — Saber Strike 18

by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike
United States Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs

U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fathag, a casualty liaison team leader with 406th Human Resource Company, Kaiserslautern, is embedded with the 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, at their clinical operations section in Powidz, Poland, to conduct casualty training exercises during Saber Strike 18, June 3-15. Fathag, originally from Yap, Micronesia, […]

June 22, 2018 ×
Freedom Fest honors Independence Day

Freedom Fest honors Independence Day

by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Force Support Squadron is scheduled to host its annual Freedom Fest, an event for all Department of Defense, North Atlantic Treaty Organization I.D. cardholders and their guests July 3-4 in the Enlisted Club parking lot area. Participants can ride shuttles to the Freedom Fest from Ramstein’s North Side […]

June 22, 2018 ×
Heroes for Heroes

Heroes for Heroes

June 22, 2018 ×
USAFE provides fuel for  the fire at Saber Strike

USAFE provides fuel for the fire at Saber Strike

by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike
United States Air Forces in Europe Public Affairs

RIGA, Latvia — While working with 18 other countries in the Baltics, KC-135 Stratotankers deployed to U.S. Air Forces in Europe are demonstrating, over Latvia, what the air component of warfighting is capable of doing. During the U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, Saber Strike 18, KC-135s provided aerial refueling to A-10 […]

June 21, 2018 ×

New Landstuhl post office delivers full service to customers

by Mary Ann Davis
Installation Management Command Public Affairs

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz opens its new Landstuhl Army Post Office, delivering full-service mail operations for garrison customers, July 3. The new post office is the result of a specialized assessment of the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center facility, noting mail handling should be conducted in a separate facility from where […]

June 21, 2018 ×