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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, converses with Turkish generals during Exercise Anatolian Eagle 19 at Konya Airbase, Turkey. This year’s iteration of AE19 focused on improving readiness and interoperability among participating units, which helps the U.S. and its European allies build trust and preserve a mutual commitment to face evolving tactical and strategic challenges.

DV Day in Turkey Ex Anatolian Eagle 19

by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, listens during an Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2019 brief on Konya Airbase, Turkey. AE19 is a Turkish-led flying training exercise with multinational participation that focused on improving readiness and […]

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An Airman deployed with the 37th Airlift Squadron marshals a C-130J Super Hercules at Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 10.

US, Polish air forces kick off Aviation Rotation 19-3

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland — Air­men assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron kicked off Aviation Rotation (AvRot) 19-3 with C-130J Super Hercules operations over Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 10. The rotation supports ongoing bilateral training […]

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July 8 3:20 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages in Mackenbach 3:33 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident on Vogelweh Main Base July 10 2:42 p.m.: Major traffic collision with injuries at the intersection of Im Erfenbacher Tal and Landolfstrasse 11:55 p.m.: Assault in Vogelweh Family […]

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Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger speaks at the official activation of the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, at Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Virginia, June 28. Koeniger is to be the first AFMRA commander

Air Force stands up Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

by Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va. — In a ceremony Friday, June 28, at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, the Air Force Medical Service stood up a new field operating agency, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force […]

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21 TSC inducts 7 into Sergeant Morales Club

21 TSC inducts 7 into Sergeant Morales Club

Story and photos by Capt. Doug Magill 21st Theater Sustainment Command U.S. Army Europe’s two-star sustainment command inducted two of its Soldiers into a leadership development organization, and inducted five more as honorary members – including the command’s senior enlisted advisor — July 10, during a ceremony at the Kleber […]

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Army garrisons in Europe migrating to new mass warning system

Army garrisons in Europe migrating to new mass warning system

by U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Public Affairs Office U.S. Army installations across Europe will migrate to a new emergency messaging system this summer. Alert! Mass Warning Notification System, or MWNS, will replace the current AtHoc system. The Army’s MWNS notifies service members, Army civilians and their families during a crisis. […]

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Ramstein Village holds Summer Nights

Ramstein Village holds Summer Nights

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs As part of the Ramsteiner Som­mer­naechte program, “Ramstein’s Summer Nights”, a “Spanish Night” will take place tonight at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Congress Center and the Rathaus in Ramstein-Miesenbach. Rumbalea, an international band featuring songs from the Gipsy Kings, KETAMA, […]

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July 1 5:52 p.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages on BAB 6 direction of Kleber Kasserne July 2 8:36 a.m.: Driving with an expired registration in Kaiserslautern 9:03 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured vehicle in Bruecken 3:32 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident in Kaiserslautern July […]

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Phillips, 76th Airlift Squadron flight attendant, salutes U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, at the 76th Airlift Squadron headquarters building on Ramstein Air Base, June 27. Phillips was recognized as the 86th Airlift Wing’s Airlifter of the Week.

76th Airlift Squadron flight attendant earns Airlifter of the Week

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Phillips, 76th Airlift Squadron flight attendant instructor, received the honor of being Airlifter of the Week, June 27. U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, thanked […]

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New commander serves as face of DLA support to EUCOM, AFRICOM

New commander serves as face of DLA support to EUCOM, AFRICOM

by Michael Tuttle Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Public Affairs The new commander of Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa will serve as the entry point for DLA’s warfighter support to U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command. “You are it … the single commander and the single DLA face […]

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