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Belgium, NATO founding member, conducting air policing since 1961

Belgium, NATO founding member, conducting air policing since 1961

Belgium is a founding member of NATO and its air force was among the first Allies to start collective Air Policing efforts in Europe 60 years ago. Starting in 1961, Belgium flew the CF-100 Canuck in the air defense role out of Beauvechain Air Base, Belgium, with the 349 and […]

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U.S. Air Force Statement Motto Graphic. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)

Air Force unveils new mission statement

The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win… airpower anytime, anywhere.

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Civilians can submit retirement forms electronically using myPers

Civilians can submit retirement forms electronically using myPers

Submitting civilian retirement applications just became a little easier. Effective April 1, civilian Airmen and Guardians can now submit their electronically-signed retirement forms using myPers. The first and most important step in the retirement process remains employees notifying their supervisor or local civilian personnel office of their intent to retire. […]

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EFMP Family Support offers individualized family needs assessments

EFMP Family Support offers individualized family needs assessments

Exceptional Family Member Program Airmen and Guardians are encouraged to have a Family Needs Assessment (FNA) conducted upon entry into EFMP, and then again as needs emerge and family situations change. EFMP-Family Support coordinators use the FNA, also known as the DD Form 3054, to identify and prioritize concerns for […]

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KMC Blotter: April 16, 2021

April 5 Nothing significant to report April 6 Nothing significant to report April 7 5:25 p.m.: Major traffic collision near Enkenbach-Alsenborn 9:02 p.m.: Mutual assault/unlawful entry/disorderly conduct on VFHA April 8 5:50 p.m.: House break-in in Huetschenhausen April 9 6:45 a.m.: Theft in KL-Siegelbach 8 a.m.: Theft in KL-Siegelbach 8 […]

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Mission accomplished! Spanish Eurofighters leave Romania after successful NATO air mission

Mission accomplished! Spanish Eurofighters leave Romania after successful NATO air mission

On March 31, the Spanish Air Force detachment operating their Eurofighter aircraft alongside the Romanian Air Force under NATO enhanced Air Policing completed their mission. “My team deployed here in Romania to execute NATO’s enhanced Air Policing mission successfully completed their deployment today, demonstrating the flexibility and interoperability of the […]

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United States v. Briggs — 5-year statute of limitations removed for rape offenses occurring between 1986 and 2006

On Dec. 10, 2020, the Supreme Court decided the case of United States v. Briggs, 141 S. Ct. 467 (2020). In this landmark opinion, the justices overturned a series of Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces decisions imposing a 5-year statute of limitations under the Uniform Code of Military […]

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KMC Blotter

March 29 12:11 a.m.: Driving under the influence in Kaiserslautern 10:50 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 2:57 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 3:10 p.m.: Major traffic collision/failure to report in Kaiserslautern 4:09 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Fischbach March 30 Nothing significant to report March 31 2:45 p.m.: […]

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Commentary: Core leadership attributes from the Ramstein Staff Judge Advocate

“What is your leadership philosophy?” This was the question put to me shortly after I found out that I would be taking over as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 86th Airlift Wing. I previously led two small legal offices, as well as teams of legal experts, but never a […]

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USAG Rheinland-Pfalz TASP Rodeo to go virtual

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz TASP Rodeo to go virtual

Kept in the barn because of COVID in 2020, the Total Army Sponsorship Rodeo wrangled by U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz is out of the gates with a new format and approach for 2021. In the past, the human resources team conducted the TASP Rodeo, which started in 2015, inside Armstrong’s […]

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