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An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., taxis Oct. 13 at Spangdahlem Air Base. This F-22 flying training deployment is an example of how the U.S. is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment.  — Photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder

F-22 Raptors deploy to Europe

F-22 Raptor aircraft from the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, have deployed to Europe for a Flight Training Deployment to conduct air training with other U.S. Europe-based aircraft and NATO Allies.

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Honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence

Honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence

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Blended Retirement System at a glance

Blended Retirement System at a glance

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Retirement is something every service member will think about, whether it be tomorrow or 20 years from now. But, do Airmen within the Kaiserslautern Military Community know what their retirement options are?

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KMC Blotter — Oct. 20, 2017

Oct.9 9:15 a.m.: Verbal altercation and damage to government property on Vogelweh Family Housing Area Oct. 10 11:56 a.m.: Theft from an unsecured motor vehicle in Schoenenberg-Kuebelberg 12:47 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured private property in Homburg 4:06 p.m.: Larceny of secured private property in Kusel 8 p.m.: Minor traffic collision […]

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Take Note — Oct. 20, 2017

Estate Claims Anyone having any claims on or obligations to the estate of Spc. Rollin R. Carey, U.S. Army Signal Activity-Kaiserslautern, 102nd Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade, should call Summary Court Officer Chief Warrant Officer 2 Juan L. Muralles at 486-6744 or email juan.l.muralles.mil@mail.mil. Current off-limits list U.S. Forces personnel […]

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Col. Clifton Reed, 6th Maintenance Group commander, coins an Airman from the 86th Maintenance Squadron Oct. 2 on Ramstein Air Base. Reed paid a visit to Ramstein to personally thank 86th MXS Airmen that helped repair a KC-135 Stratotanker from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

86th MXS puts KC-135 back to work

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Col. Clifton Reed, 6th Maintenance Group commander, visited Ramstein Air Base Oct. 2, to personally thank the Airmen who helped repair a KC-135 from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., for their hard work and diligence.

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Kevin L. Griess, Ph.D. (Left), the new U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz deputy to the garrison commander, speaks to Penelope A. Miller-Smith, Kaiserslautern Elementary School principal, at the KES ground breaking ceremony Sept. 29 at Vogelweh. — Photo by Mary Ann Davis

New deputy to the commander brings region experience to garrison

by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Installation Management Command Directorate

When Kevin L. Griess, Ph.D., arrived at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz last month, he hit the ground running — no fanfare, no fuss — just hard work and drive to get things done. But that’s how the USAG RP’s new deputy to the garrison commander works — drawing upon his 36 years of civil service, relying on his training and throwing in some good old-fashioned farm values and common sense.

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Ramstein to host KMC retiree appreciation day

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing is hosting the 2017 Kaiserslautern Military Community Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 18 at the Ramstein Officer’s Club on Ramstein Air Base. All retirees, whether military, Department of Defense civilians, spouses, widows, or widowers are invited to attend. After breakfast is served at 9 a.m., the official […]

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Revamped Heart Link links spouses

Revamped Heart Link links spouses

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

The Airman and Family Readiness Center held Heart Link, a free event for military spouses, at the Ramstein Officer’s Club Sept. 28.

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KMC Passport Outreach Day takes place Thursday

by 786th Force Support Squadron

The U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt and the Ramstein and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz passport offices are scheduled to host a Passport Outreach Day 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Bldg. 2402, at Ramstein. Your local USO will also be there to support the event by serving refreshments. This […]

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