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CURRENT KMC OFF-LIMITS LIST

Off-limits establishments and individuals within the KMC as of Nov. 7 U.S. Forces personnel are prohibited from entering establishments or conducting business with the below firms, individuals, and organizations, except as required by official business. U.S. Forces military members who violate this prohibition are subject to punishment under the Uniform […]

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Calling all retirees: RAO accepting applications for new director

The Retiree Activities Office, a volunteer-based organization that supports retirees, active-duty members, and spouses throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community, has an immediate opening for a new director. 

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Lt. Gen. Steven L. Basham, United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa deputy commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrance Smiley, Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy commandant, prepare to cut a ribbon for the NCOA’s reopening on Kapaun Air Station, Nov. 1. The NCOA underwent extensive renovations to update the building, restrooms, classrooms, and offices, allowing students and instructors to better focus on professional military education. Courtesy Photo

USAFE NCOA: Primed, ready for students to learn

Students, instructors, and leaders attended United States Air Forces in Europe’s Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy ribbon cutting event on Kapaun Air Station Nov. 1.

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Air Force announces NCO Career Status Program for Airmen with 12 years of service

The Air Force announced Oct. 30 it will implement the new Non­commissioned Officer Career Status Program for active duty Airmen, which will affect reenlistment contracts executed on or after Nov. 18.

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October 28 8:59 a.m.: Larceny of private property in Kaiserslautern 3:29 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 10:37 p.m.: Mutual assault in Waldmohr October 29 12:09 p.m.: Major traffic collision on A8, adjacent near Perl 9:40 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern October 30 1:01 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured, private […]

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David L. Norquist, deputy secretary of defense, left, administers the oath of office for Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett during her ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 2. Barrett will be responsible for organizing, training and equipping 685,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen, as well as managing a 205 billion dollar budget. Holding the Bible to her right is her husband of 34 years, Dr. Craig R. Barrett. Photos by Wayne Clark

Barrett publicly sworn in as Secretary of the Air Force

Barbara M. Barrett was publicly sworn in Nov. 2 as the 25th Secretary of the Air Force at the symbolically potent U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, using the high-profile location to salute the service’s history and potential as it positions itself to meet future challenges. David Norquist, deputy […]

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Ute Sponheimer, Baumholder Military Community emergency dispatcher, scans her screens for fire alarms during her shift recently

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz emergency dispatchers: Hidden heroes

When Americans call 911 in an emergency situation, they expect a calm, knowledgeable voice on the other end. And that’s what they get when they reach the emergency dispatchers for U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz.

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Sgt. 1st Class Mirna Velez De Mansilla, Baumholder Army Health Clinic detachment sergeant, shows U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Command Sgt. Maj. Brett Waterhouse the lack of available parking space at the barracks housing Soldiers from the Health, Dental and Veterinary Clinics on Smith Barracks. Velez De Mansilla brought up the concern at the quarterly Army Barracks Management Program meeting for the Baumholder Military Community Oct. 25.

Barracks meeting nets quick fix for Soldiers, emphasizes reporting

When Sgt. 1st Class Mirna Velez De Mansilla brought up an issue of concern for her Soldiers at the quarterly Army Barracks Management Program meeting for the Baumholder Military Community Oct. 25, she wasn’t expecting it to be resolved within 30 minutes after the meeting.

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Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robinson Joseph, former U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Chief Enlisted Manager for the Air Force Installation Contracting Center, and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Leenette Joseph, former USAFE-AFAFRICA Equal Opportunity functional manager, retired together at Ramstein Air Base on Oct. 25. Courtesy photo

Retiring chiefs leave wisdom for mil-to-mil couples

Two soon-to-be-retired chief master sergeants sat next to each other on interview chairs, teasing each other and laughing as they spoke.

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, speaks with Airman 1st Class Adisa Smith, a biomedical equipment technician deployed from the 81st Medical Support Squadron, during an immersion tour at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 23. Smith, an Air Force reservist deployed here from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, was responsible for briefing Harrigian on the mission set of the Ramstein Patient Movement Items Center.

COMUSAFE attends immersion tour with 86 AW

                       

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