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North Atlantic Treaty Organization-Ukraine Commission meets at start of “an important week for European security”

North Atlantic Treaty Organization-Ukraine Commission meets at start of “an important week for European security”

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Olga Stefanishyna, to NATO Headquarters for a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, focused on Russia’s continued military build-up, Jan. 10. Calling Ukraine “a valued and long-standing partner” with the right to choose its own path, the […]

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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, center, and Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin W. Hedden, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa command chief, left, talk to Airmen during a holiday visit at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niamey, Dec. 21, 2021. During her 3-day visit, Bass gained first-hand knowledge of  how Airmen deter and defeat violent extremism in Sahel to enable a more secure, stable, and prosperous Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

CMSAF Bass visits West Africa, historic first

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass recently visited West Africa, Dec. 20-22, 2021, marking the first time she has visited the region since assuming her position as Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force.

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An Army officer assigned to U.S. Army Europe and Africa in Wiesbaden, undergoes a COVID test recently. The CDC has issued updated guidance for COVID testing requirements for military personnel who are on official travel orders departing for the United States from Europe. Courtesy photo

Updated COVID testing requirements for “official travel” to United States

The CDC recently updated their guidance, and U.S. military personnel, civilian employees, dependents, contractors, and other U.S. government employees are exempt from the new one-day testing requirement of the original CDC Order if they are traveling on official military travel orders.

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US F-16s strengthen air policing mission with long-planned Poland deployment

US F-16s strengthen air policing mission with long-planned Poland deployment

U.S. F-16 aircraft landed in Łask, Poland, on Jan. 4 to work with the Polish Baltic Air Policing F-16s in Siauliai, Lithuania, and enhanced Air Policing Belgian F-16s in Amari, Estonia. The Belgian, Polish and U.S. fighters will practice advanced airborne manoeuvres and work closely with Combined Air Operations Centre […]

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Department of the Air Force reaches 95% total force vaccination rate

Department of the Air Force reaches 95% total force vaccination rate

Dec. 2, 2021, marked the Department of the Air Force’s deadline for Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This final deadline for Department of the Air Force service members to be fully vaccinated resulted in more than 95% of the total force having […]

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KMC Blotter – January 14, 2022

January 3 1:13 p.m.: Larceny of personal property in Krausnick January 4 10:44 a.m.: Driving under the influence/major traffic collision in Zemmer 2:43 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Rosenkopf 7:05 p.m.: Escort violation on Vogelweh Family Housing Area January 5 11:35 a.m.: Minor traffic collision/fleeing the scene in Ramstein-Miesenbach 11:50 […]

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The U.S. Air Force Total Force Band plays in the Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2022, in Pasadena, California. America’s Air Force participated in America’s New Year Celebration that includes the Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game, to kick-off 2022 and a yearlong celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Department of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Nicholas Pilch)

With 2022’s arrival, US Air Force gears up to commemorate its 75th anniversary

It’s never too early to start celebrating a major milestone, which explains why the U.S. Air Force and Department of the Air Force kicked off the year with a bang Jan. 1 by highlighting the start of their 75th year at the Tournament of Roses Parade and the Rose Bowl.

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Ramstein named Air Force Installation Excellence Award finalist

The Air Force has selected Ramstein Air Base as one of two finalists for the 2022 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award, and Airmen across the installation are preparing for next week’s inspection. The presidential award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.  […]

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US hosts Russia for a Vienna Document 2011 specified area inspection

US hosts Russia for a Vienna Document 2011 specified area inspection

U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s Treaty Compliance Branch hosted a two-day visit to U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Dec. 21 and 22, 2021, for representatives from the Russian Federation to fulfill provisions of the Vienna Document 2011. The inspection team received update briefs about tenant units from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, […]

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KMC Blotter – January 7, 2022

December 22 12:01 a.m.: Theft by fraud in Kaiserslautern 7:25 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern December 23 3:20 a.m.: Major traffic collision/theft of a vehicle in Glan-Muenchweiler 3:47 a.m.: Driving while impaired in Landstuhl 9:55 a.m.: Fire response on Kleber Kaserne 1:17 p.m.: Theft in Landstuhl December 24 1:10 […]

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