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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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News

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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News

Maj. Gen. Milhorn tours 21 TSC Afghan evacuees site

Maj. Gen. Milhorn tours 21 TSC Afghan evacuees site

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Blotter

KMC Blotter – October 1, 2021

September 20 7:19 a.m.: Theft in Landstuhl 3:33 p.m.: Major vehicle collision in Huetschenhausen September 21 2:30 p.m.: Assault in Kaiserslautern 5:16 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Kaiserslautern September 22 7:28 a.m.: Theft in Kaiserslautern 8:06 a.m.: Major traffic collision/Driving without USAEUR License in Ramstein-Miesenbach 12:46 p.m.: Damage to […]

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Aviation Detachment Rotation 21-4: 435 CRS, Polish special forces open airfield ops

Aviation Detachment Rotation 21-4: 435 CRS, Polish special forces open airfield ops

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen make final preparations for a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules aircraft out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to drop 16 Polish special forces members at an abandoned runway near Biala Podlaska, Poland, during Aviation Detachment Rotation 21-4, Sept. 15. This operation is the culmination […]

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AMC Command team visits 521 AMOW during OAR

AMC Command team visits 521 AMOW during OAR

Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, Air Mobility Command commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, visited the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Sept. 9-10. With approximately 34,100 evacuees having processed through the base since the beginning of the evacuation mission, the visit was intended […]

September 24, 2021 ×