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‘World’s best wing’ welcomes new commander

‘World’s best wing’ welcomes new commander

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The men and women of the 86th Airlift Wing welcomed their new commander, Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, Aug. 9. Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr. relinquished his command to August in a ceremony at the dual bay hangar. Reflecting on his time in command, Moore noted that creating command […]

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KMC Blotter — August 17, 2018

August 6 7:30 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a major traffic collision in Frankfurt 10:45 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Steinwenden 11:35 a.m.: Theft from a secured motor vehicle in Steinwenden 1:52 p.m.: Vandalism in Huetschenhausen 3:28 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern August 7 9:05 a.m.: […]

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Take Note — August 17, 2018

L369 construction zone/lane closure Electrical line work will be taking place on the L369 from Aug. 6-20. The construction zone will be centered on the bend of the L369 near the Auto Recycling Center, between the Ramstein East and LVIS Gates. During this time, traffic will be limited to a […]

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Poland hosts first Deployable Air Base System exercise

Poland hosts first Deployable Air Base System exercise

by Petty Officer 2nd Class
Deanna C. Gonzales
Defense Media Activity Europe/Africa

31st TACTICAL AIR BASE, Poznan-Krzesiny, Poland — The joint team tested their ability to quickly process, deploy and set up facilities, equipment and vehicles as part of the European Contingency Air Operations Sets in a location where little or no infrastructure exists. “Having the Deployable Air Base System capability allows […]

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Ramstein Airmen arrive in Poland for bilateral training

Ramstein Airmen arrive in Poland for bilateral training

Story and photos by
Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland —Ap­proxi­mately 100 U.S. Airmen and three C-130J Super Hercules aircraft arrived in Poland, July 30, for a bilateral exercise with the Polish air force. The aircraft and Airmen are assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing. U.S. Army Soldiers from the […]

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Ramstein, Aviano Airmen provide training for Romanian air force

Ramstein, Aviano Airmen provide training for Romanian air force

Story and photos by
Senior Airman Devin Boyer
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

BORCEA AIR BASE, Romania — Airmen assigned to the 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron at Ramstein Air Base and Airmen assigned to the 31st Maintenance Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, combined their knowledge and experience to provide training to Romanian air force personnel at Borcea Air Base, Romania, July […]

August 9, 2018 ×

KMC Blotter — August 10, 2018

July 30 7:58 a.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages in Kaiserslautern 12:14 p.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Hohenecken 6:19 p.m.: Shoplifting at Vogelweh Commissary 9 p.m.: Animal neglect at Vogelweh Commissary 9:39 p.m.: Loud noise complaint on Vogelweh Family Housing July 31 8:52 a.m.: Larceny of […]

August 9, 2018 ×

Take Note — August 10, 2018

Vogelweh Reports and Analysis Office hours change The 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron Reports and Analysis section, Bldg. 2067, Rm. 118, will have new customer service office hours starting Aug. 10. The new hours will be Mon. through Thu., 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fri.  7:30 a.m.  to 12 […]

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DoD Policy Chief urges U.S.-Russian collaboration on mutual-interest issues

DoD Policy Chief urges U.S.-Russian collaboration on mutual-interest issues

by Terri Moon Cronk
Department of Defense News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s chief policy maker addressed the Aspen Security Forum about the need for the United States and Russia to seek common collaboration on issues of national security concern as such opportunities might arise. In Aspen, Colorado, John C. Rood, undersecretary for defense for policy, said of the […]

August 9, 2018 ×
Support your community — Volunteer at the Ramstein Bazaar

Support your community — Volunteer at the Ramstein Bazaar

Courtesy of Ramstein Bazaar

Everyone can help give back to the Kaiserslautern Military Community by volunteering at the Ramstein Bazaar. The Ramstein Bazaar is not only the world’s largest military bazaar, it is also an amazing fundraising event. Each year, proceeds from the Ramstein Bazaar are distributed throughout the community. Last year’s Bazaar raised […]

August 9, 2018 ×