When you take command of a unit or installation, you expect to personally grow; you expect the experience to broaden your perspective and offer opportunities to build your leadership skills. You do not always expect the units and missions to grow. Since I took command in June, 2015, the Kaiserslautern Military Community and Team Ramstein have grown and evolved immensely — and I couldn’t be prouder of all we’ve accomplished together.
The other day while browsing Facebook for funny fail videos, I came across something even more outrageous. It was an article — recently gaining considerable coverage — attempting to debunk the need for dental floss by claiming no significant evidence exists to support flossing.
I’ve always thought the best part of my job as photojournalist in the U.S. Air Force is that I get to see so much of the big picture of the Department of Defense and how every job plays a part in putting that picture together.
Here at the 86th Dental Squadron, our mission is to prevent, restore, develop and deploy. We consist of 134 personnel representing the largest dental clinic in U.S. Air Forces Europe.
Windmills, flower-lined canals, tunnels of trees, locks, bridges, bicycles everywhere, cheeses galore, friendly smiles and wonderful memories — this was our weeklong boat trip in Holland. We started June 18 in Loosdrecht near Amsterdam and made a complete loop through Loenen, Woerden, Gouda, Utrecht and Breukelen for a total of […]
BRNO, Czech Republic — Eleven year-old Andrew Hendrickson swam away with two gold and two silver medals at the Czech National Swim Competition in Brno, Czech Republic, June 25 through 26, 2016. Andrew swims with the Kaiserslautern Kingfish Swim Team at Ramstein Air Base, and because of his dual citizenship was able to qualify for the Nationals of the Czech Republic.
I am an Air Force photojournalist and videographer.
Trust is the most valuable currency an officer can earn. It’s a medium of exchange that never devalues and one a leader cannot afford to be without.
I sat at my desk feeling tired as the clock approached 5 p.m. It was a long day at work, and I was ready to go home.
As you go about your assigned daily duties in the Air Force, do you consider yourself a professional Airman? Why ask such an obvious question?