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Participants in the African Partnership Flight Rwanda work together during an ice breaker — the marshmallow challenge — in Kigali, Rwanda, March 4. The challenge is designed to facilitate communication within teams and get them to look at a task from various perspectives. The African Partnership Flight program aims to build aviation capacity, enhance regional cooperation, and increase interoperability by creating opportunities for African nations to work and collaborate together.

African Partnership Flight Rwanda concludes, connecting militaries through safety

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

KIGALI, Rwanda — The African Partnership Flight Rwanda concluded with a closing ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, March 8.

March 21, 2019 ×

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Members of the 435th Contingency Response Group pose for a photo with the Honorable F. Whitten Peters, 19th Secretary of the Air Force (center), prior to boarding a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to conduct static-line jumps over Ramstein Air Base, March 8. Peters served as the SECAF when the first CRG was created in 1999.

435 CRG celebrates 20 years of Air Force contingency response

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

The 435th Contingency Response Group hosted a training symposium for the 20th anniversary of the creation of Air Force Contingency Response, March 5 to 8, on Ramstein Air Base.

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Staff Sgt. Tyler Reinhart, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron evacuation technician speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force surgeon general and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, chief medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, during a tour of the 86th AES facilities on Ramstein Air Base, March, 5. Reinhart explained the equipment, procedures and challenges of the 86th AES during a tour of their facilities.

Air Force Surgeon General visits Ramstein

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General visited Ramstein, March 4 to 5, to tour the 86th Airlift Wing’s medical units.

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Blotter, News

KMC Blotter — March 22, 2019

Compiled by the 569th USFPS and 86th SFS

Editor’s note: The purpose of the weekly blotter is to deliver a chronological listing of criminal activity in the KMC. The information contained in the blotter is not indicative of crime trends or the targeting of service members or their dependents. The location and nature of the entries is dependent […]

March 21, 2019 ×

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Take Note — March 22, 2019

LVIS Gate From March 11 to 31, Ramstein’s LVIS gate will be open for commercial trucks inbound ONLY.  There will be no POV entrance or exit during those dates. Door-to-door salesmen Living in Europe you may come across door-to-door salesmen offering to sell a wide variety of items ranging from […]

March 21, 2019 ×

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Larry Nice, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, is recognized as Airlifter of the Week by Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, on Ramstein Air Base, March 14. Nice was recognized for his leadership ability on a recent mission.

Nice guy finishes first, recognized as Airlifter of the Week

by Kelly Sanders
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Anyone who has binged on a favorite show knows that three hours can fly by in the blink of an eye. For U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Larry Nice, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, three hours was all he had to prepare a C-17 to pick up two wounded U.S. Soldiers.

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Shoplifting:  It’s not worth  the risk

Shoplifting: It’s not worth the risk

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs “Shoplifting continues to be a problem in our community. In particular, incidents involving minors have spiked in the first quarter of 2019.  Hopefully, reading this article will help people better understand the consequences for this type of criminal activity and prevent individuals from engaging […]

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Features, News

Gate construction for KMC scheduled until August

Gate construction for KMC scheduled until August

by 86 Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein officials announced the beginning of phased construction at Ramstein’s gates in order to enhance force protection capabilities and to upgrade infrastructure. The initiative began March 11 at Ramstein’s LVIS gate, which will be closed to the general public until the end of the month. Commercial vehicles requiring an inspection […]

March 14, 2019 ×

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KMC Blotter — March 15, 2019

March 4 12:36 p.m.: Aggravated assault in Trippstadt 5:31 p.m.: Communicating a threat in Weilerbach 9:35 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic collision in Kaiserslautern March 5 8:27 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured vehicle in Weilerbach 1:53 p.m.: Driving under the influence of a controlled substance in Kaiserslautern […]

March 14, 2019 ×

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Take Note — March 15, 2019

LVIS Gate From March 11 to 31, Ramstein’s LVIS gate will be open for commercial trucks inbound ONLY.  There will be no POV entrance or exit during those dates. Door-to-door salesmen Living in Europe you may come across door-to-door salesmen offering to sell a wide variety of items ranging from […]

March 14, 2019 ×