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June 8 3:40 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Landstuhl June 9 9:50 a.m.: Theft from a vehicle in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau 4:09 p.m.: Driving under the influence in Ramstein-Miesenbach 6:14 p.m.: Shoplifting in Altenglan Edeka 9:50 p.m.: Driving under the influence in Kaiserslautern June 10 Nothing significant to report June 11 […]

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The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer. Courtesy photo

Senate confirms Brown to be 22nd Air Force chief of staff in unanimous vote

The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer.

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Customs’ guidelines for home-based business in Germany

Family members stationed in Germany with their military or DOD civilian spouses might want to carry on the very American tradition of starting a home-based business in their government quarters, especially nowadays with the COVID-19 pandemic. In this case, even the very best of intentions may cause them to run afoul of host law and Army in Europe Regulations.

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The Aim High app is a comprehensive, intuitive recruiting tool powered by a data-rich enterprise solution that helps the Air Force find elite Airmen, as well as guide recruits to discover their passions through intuitive, interactive means. Courtesy graphic

AFRS releases Aim High mobile app

To help better communicate, inform and inspire new recruits and with embedded tools to guide them into the right total-force career path, the Air Force Recruiting Service’s Innovation team launched the “Aim High” mobile phone application June 15.

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Housing on Smith Barracks, part of the Baumholder Military Community, ranges from four-story, apartment style housing of two, three and four bedrooms to townhouse style. Photo by Jason Tudor

Baumholder Family Housing already into delayed summer housing surge

The summer permanent change of station moving season would normally be surging by mid-June. But the COVID-19 pandemic and the Secretary of Defense Stop Movement order have turned that surge into a gentle wave for the moment.

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This graphic was made to show the process for getting events approved on base during COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

Getting Your Occasion Okay’d

This graphic was made to show the process for getting events approved on base during COVID-19.

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The weight room at the 786th Force Support Squadron Southside Fitness Center is newly arranged to provide appropriate physical distancing between every machine. Beginning June 15, the SSFC is projected to reopen to active duty members by appointment only.

Ramstein’s Southside Fitness Center to reopen for active duty personnel

After months of home workouts, military personnel can once again utilize Ramstein’s Southside Fitness Center at a reduced capacity beginning Monday, June 15.

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June 1 7:08 p.m.: Drunken operation of motor vehicle in Ramstein-Miesenbach June 2 12:26 a.m.: Assault in Sembach June 3 Nothing significant to report June 4 11:27 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Trippstadt 3:55 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern 7:52 p.m.: Major traffic collision on B270 adjacent to Erfenbach […]

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Aircrew with the 48th Fighter Wing prepare F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft prior to takeoff at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, May 27. U.S. Air Force F-15s assigned to the 48th FW, F-16s assigned to the 31st FW and 52nd FW, and KC-135s assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, participated in a large-force exercise within the North Sea airspace. Photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte

USAFE-AFAFRICA conducts first large-force exercise during COVID-19

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, United Kingdom (AFNS) — Multiple Airmen attached to Europe-wide fighter wings participated in a large-force exercises, or LFE, within the North Sea airspace, May 27.

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Brig. Gen. Gregory Brady, 10th Army Air and Missile Commanding General, talks with Chief Warrant Officer 3 Samuel Adeyame, a supply systems technician assigned to Echo Company 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Smith Barracks, June 8. The flags in the background are displayed in the E Co. Supply Support Activity building to represent where soldiers of the company are originally from. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Epperson

10 AAMDC remains ready to fight despite COVID-19

Although the world took a pause due to COVID-19, the air defense mission in Europe never stopped. The 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command remained ready to act at a moment notice.

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