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Regional Director coins fire inspectors for work protecting Afghans, support team for Operation Allies Welcome

Regional Director coins fire inspectors for work protecting Afghans, support team for Operation Allies Welcome

Installation Management Command-Europe Director Tommy Mize presents a newly created IMCOM-E coin to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Fire Inspector Daniel Scherer at the Sembach Fire Station, Oct. 5. Mize recognized Scherer and fellow inspector Dirk Barz for their work on Operations Allies Welcome keeping Afghan travelers safe. Inspectors Scherer and […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter – October 15, 2021

October 4 6:47 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Steinalben 10:01 a.m.: Damage to personal property at Miesau Army Depot October 5 7:23 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Ramstein-Miesenbach 4:20 p.m.: Major traffic collision near Hettenhausen October 6 1:30 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a traffic collision in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau 6:19 p.m.: […]

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US, Estonia host European partnership flight event

US, Estonia host European partnership flight event

Service members from the U.S. military and six allied and partner nations came together for a European Partnership Flight event, the Baltic Radar and Sensor Visibility and Integration Workshop co-hosted by  U.S. Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and the Estonian Ministry of Defence in Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 13-17. […]

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Meet USAFE –AFAFRICA’s newest command chief, CMSgt. Benjamin Hedden

Meet USAFE –AFAFRICA’s newest command chief, CMSgt. Benjamin Hedden

There’s a new face within the halls of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa headquarters building – a senior enlisted leader who advises on the readiness, training, development and utilization of more than 21,000 enlisted personnel assigned to the command. Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin Hedden assumed […]

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Blotter

KMC Blotter – October 8, 2021

September 27 9:03 a.m.: Major traffic collision near Cologne 12:25 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 12:41 p.m.: Theft in Kaiserslautern September 28 4:24 p.m.: Driving under the influence/fleeing the scene of a traffic collision in Kaiserslautern September 29 10:11 a.m.: Theft in Ramstein-Miesenbach 12 p.m.: Theft in Ramstein-Miesenbach 6:03 […]

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Mandatory Coronavirus Disease 2019 vaccination of DOD civilian employees

Mandatory Coronavirus Disease 2019 vaccination of DOD civilian employees

To defend the Nation and protect the American people, we need a healthy and ready Total Force. To accomplish this, the Secretary of Defense directed the mandatory vaccination of Service members against the coronavirus disease 2019 by signing the memorandum, “Mandatory Corona virus Disease 2019 Vaccination of Department of Defense […]

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Health, News

Myths, facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is […]

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Commentary

Commentary: Find your role, make a difference

Commentary: Find your role, make a difference

For several reasons, I’ll remember this wrench for the rest of my life. First, it will forever symbolize a portion of my contribution to the ongoing evacuation operation. More importantly, it helped me (re)learn some valuable leadership lessons. On Aug. 17 at 1 pm, the 86th Airlift Wing and the […]

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A Polish air force MiG-29 jet fighter aircraft, assigned to the Polish air force’s 1st Tactical Air Wing, flies at the wing of a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, during Aviation Detachment Rotation 21-4, at Powidz, Poland, Sept. 21, 2021. During the exercise, the Polish air force flew two MiG-29 jets and simulated offensive maneuvers.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Edgar Grimaldo)

AvDet 21-4 further strengthens partnership, interoperability

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Ramstein Air Base trained alongside Polish military service members during Aviation Rotation Detachment 21-4 at 33rd Air Base, Powidz, Poland, Sept. 13-26. AvDet 21-4 consists of bilateral training exercises and deployments designed to enhance partner interoperability, maintain joint readiness and assure our regional allies […]

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Airframe, powerplant certification program coming to Ramstein

Airframe, powerplant certification program coming to Ramstein

A Cessna 172 Skyhawk trainer aircraft marshals in the arrival of a program which will benefit all interested joint-service members at Ramstein Air Base, Sept. 17. Within the past year, the 86th Maintenance Group has been working to set up an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification program on base that […]

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