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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to attendees of a Memorial Day ceremony at the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt-Regniéville, France, May 26. August spoke of the history of Memorial Day and the importance of remembering those who perished.

86 AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs THIAUCOURT-REGNIEVILLE, France — In celebration of the 100th Memorial Day, Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, attended a remembrance ceremony at Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt-Regniéville, France, May 26. Saint-Mihiel American cemetery is the final […]

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Team Ramstein touches down  for D-Day 75

Team Ramstein touches down for D-Day 75

by Senior Airman Devin Rumbaugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs CHERBOURG-OCTEVILLE, France — More than 100 Airmen from Team Ramstein arrived at Cherbourg-Maupertus Airport to support the commemoration of D-Day in Normandy, France, May 30. The United States, along with several other nations will honor the sacrifice of the greatest […]

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Airlifter of the Week:  86 DTP Admin Manager receives honor

Airlifter of the Week: 86 DTP Admin Manager receives honor

by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen are familiar with the routine: a call comes from the Drug Demand Reduction Program office, and it’s off to take a drug test. What Airmen may not know is that it takes a team of dedicated professionals to […]

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Jay Hone, spouse of Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, is presented an award by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the SECAF’s farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 21

Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on her tenure as Air Force secretary

by Charles Pope Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Two years and nine days since becoming the 24th Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson bid a formal farewell, May 21, to the institution and its Airmen, expressing gratitude for the opportunity to serve and declaring, “I will always […]

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Memorial service A memorial service will be held for Mr. David Wirsching at 6 p.m. today, June 7, at the Catholic Church in Weilerbach. The address is Kirchenstrasse 1, Weilerbach. Any members of the Ramstein Air Base community are welcome to attend. Road Construction In preparation for the new bridge […]

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KMC Blotter – June 6, 2019

May 28 5:51 a.m.: Major Traffic accident with injuries in Ramstein-Miesenbach 6:57 a.m.: Assault in Kaiserslautern 11:51 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident in Heilbronn 2:43 p.m.: Operating a USAREUR-plated vehicle on cancelled registration in Kaiserslautern 5:17 p.m.: Assault in Kaiserslautern 6:11 p.m.: Major traffic collision with […]

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U.S. Army Col. Michael A. Weber gives his first remarks as the 34th commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center during the May 29 change of command ceremony. Weber is triple board-certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and management, and comes to LRMC after having served as the command surgeon for U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany.

Former AFRICOM surgeon takes command of LRMC

by Alofagia Oney Regional Health Command Europe Landstuhl Regional Medical Center conducted a change of command ceremony, May 29, at the Landstuhl Parade Field recognizing outgoing commander, Col. Timothy L. Hudson, and welcoming incoming commander, Col. Michael A. Weber. Weber, who is triple-board certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and […]

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Army Veterinarians help Air Force ensure safe MEDEVAC of military working dogs

Army Veterinarians help Air Force ensure safe MEDEVAC of military working dogs

Story and photos by Michelle Thum Regional Health Command Europe Veterinary Medical Center Europe veterinarians trained flight nurses and technicians of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron on treatment and management of military working dogs last week at Ramstein Air Base. Military working dog training is a new item on the […]

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Fallen Soldier Donor Memorial unveiled at LRMC

Fallen Soldier Donor Memorial unveiled at LRMC

Story and photos by Alofagia Oney Regional Health Command Europe  Since 2003, 83 U.S. service members who died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center made their last act of service to mankind one of charity, saving 236 lives through organ donation. On May 28, their actions were permanently immortalized during the […]

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Ramstein migrates to Cloud

by Tech. Sgt. J. Smith 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Ramstein as well as all of United States Air Forces in Europe email accounts will migrate to the Cloud. Some tenant units began their migration June 5, and the communications squadron announced that the wing should make the transition by […]

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