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USAF depends on Foreign Area Officers to strengthen security cooperation

by the International Affairs Specialist Team
Secretary of the Air Force International Affairs

WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense and the Air Force have placed renewed emphasis on professionalizing the security cooperation enterprise, as indicated in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. This decision highlights defense leadership’s resolve to more effectively build alliances with international partners. In his October letter […]

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Take Note — Jan. 12, 2018

Estate claims Anyone having any claims on or obligations to the estate of Spc. Matthew Kocher, 317th Support Maintenance Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, should contact the summary court martial officer, 2nd Lt. Ryan K Lindeman at 531-4386. New process, new hours The Ramstein Visitor Control Center recently changed […]

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KMC Blotter — Jan. 12, 2018

Jan. 4 9:29 a.m.: Vandalism in Ramstein-Miesenbach Jan. 5 7:17 p.m.: Damage to private property in Morlautern 8:05 a.m.: Damage to government property on Ramstein Air Base Jan. 6 12:38 a.m.: Unlawful entry, disorderly conduct and drunkenness at Ramstein Lodging 3:58 a.m.: Drunken operation of a vehicle in Kaiserslautern 7:58 […]

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Ramstein members make new goals for the new year

Ramstein members make new goals for the new year

Photos by Senior Airman Devin Boyer

       

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US, coalition forces ready to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS in 2018

US, coalition forces ready to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS in 2018

by Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve

SOUTHWEST ASIA — Today, the 70 nations and four organizations that comprise the coalition that is dedicated to the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria reflect on progress made in 2017 and look forward to 2018, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported Monday. The […]

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Students learn deployed security techniques during a Security Operations Course June 15 at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder. Airmen with individual taskings will now deploy in teams of three or more to improve warfighting capabilities by providing deployed service members with mutual support. — Photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters

Air Force announces change to deployments

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Washington (AFNS) — The Air Force announced another milestone under the chief of staff’s number two focus area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.

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U.S. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, right, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, introduces retired Army Capt. Florent Groberg, a Medal of Honor recipient, during the 2017 United Service Organizations Holiday Tour Dec. 21 on Morón Air Base, Spain. Every year since he was elected as chairman, Dunford has travelled with the USO Holiday Tour, showing his appreciation to U.S. military members who are away from their families around the world.

CJCS, USO bring taste of home to Morón

Story and photos by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

MORÓN AIR BASE, Spain — U.S. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled along with a variety of entertainers on the annual United Service Organizations holiday tour to Morón Air Base, Spain.

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Ramstein Base Tour program marks 15 years

by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The base tour program run by the 86th Airlift Wing Host Nation Office, has been positively impacting the local community for 15 years.

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Blended Military Retirement System effective Jan. 1

by Department of Defense News Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS. The new system blends aspects of the traditional defined benefit […]

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KMC Blotter — Jan. 5, 2018

Dec. 27 9:41 a.m.: Drunk and disorderly in Kaiserslautern 6:28 p.m.: Larceny of secured private property at Ramstein Post Office 9:09 p.m.: House break-in in Glan-Muenchweiler Dec. 28 7:34 a.m.: Major traffic collision with disabling damages in Kaiserslautern 11:15 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic collision in Kaiserslautern […]

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