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Communications commander keeps info flowing

Communications commander keeps info flowing

Staff Sgt. M. Davis
Kaiserslautern American editor

From computer support to satellite transmissions, the 435th Communications Group puts their skills to the test daily to make many missions happen.

March 12, 2004 ×

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Volunteers — We couldn’t do it without you

Volunteers — We couldn’t do it without you

Lt. Col. David Hall
415th Base Support Battalion commander

***image1***“Specialist Smith” from the 82nd Airborne Division stepped off the plane after eight months in Afghanistan. It was a 12-hour flight, and he was one layover away from home. At 2 a.m., he didn’t expect a brass band or a welcome home party. He also didn’t expect Patrick Little to […]

March 12, 2004 ×

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Take care of family needs before deployments

Take care of family needs before deployments

Maj. Brian Barthel
568th Security Forces Squadron commander

In this time of high operations tempo both home station and deployed, I think it is important that we stop and reflect on why we joined our exceptional Air Force.

March 5, 2004 ×

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Meet the Commander – Leader places focus on people

Meet the Commander – Leader places focus on people

Staff Sgt. M. Davis
Kaiserslautern American editor

The people in an organization are what make or break the mission

March 5, 2004 ×

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Take a moment to fit safety into the ‘Big Picture’

Maj. Lance Carmack
Warrior Preparation Center

Have you ever focused so hard on all the minute details that the important things somehow slipped by? This was the case for me one day, and it provided a lesson that I have never forgotten.

February 27, 2004 ×

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Local nationals assist vital Army missions

Local nationals assist vital Army missions

Col. Prescott Marshall
1st Transportation Movement Control Agency commander

U.S. Army Europe is completing the deployment of a second rotation of units to Iraq. This seems like a good time to thank a group of people who allowed these Soldiers to spend a few more days and weeks at home before deploying to Iraq for a year

February 27, 2004 ×

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Reservists play vital role serving injured Soldiers, KMC

Command Sgt. Major Craig Layton
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Reservists play an important role here at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. As Soldiers from the 94th General Hospital prepare to return home after a year-long tour and Soldiers from the 349th General Hospital take their place, I want to make sure these new Soldiers have a smooth transition here at LRMC.

February 20, 2004 ×

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Medical group steals show at Ramstein

Staff Sgt. M. Davis
Kaiserslautern American editor

The 435th Medical Group takes center stage at Ramstein, providing high quality health care to more than 44,000 beneficiaries within the KMC.

February 20, 2004 ×

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Make a positive difference in someone’s life, be a mentor

Lt. Col. Penny Bailey
100th Air Refueling Wing

Mentorship seems to have different meanings for different people.

February 13, 2004 ×

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Drinking, driving cost careers – possibly lives

Drinking, driving cost careers – possibly lives

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February 13, 2004 ×