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Inspiring installation excellence, one traffic circle at a time

Inspiring installation excellence, one traffic circle at a time

Tech Sgt. Josh Burch was frustrated. He and a team of people from across his unit, the 86th Civil Engineer Group, had worked very hard to improve the unit’s heritage room, which is called Keiler’s after the 86th CEG mascot, which is the biggest, baddest wild boar in the pack. […]

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DOD Celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Day

DOD Celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Day

This year’s Military Spouse Appreciation Day is May 6.  Traditionally, it is the Friday before Mother’s Day, building on the idea that 92 percent of military spouses are female, C. Eddy Mentzer, associate director of military community support programs for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for […]

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Operating e-scooters while drunk

Operating e-scooters while drunk

Operating an e-scooter in Germany can be both exciting and challenging. However, it is important to remember that some of the same rules apply to driving an automobile also apply to E-scooters. One of these rules is the prohibition of driving while intoxicated. Because an e-scooter is considered a motor […]

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Minister of the Interior awards Third AF commander with WiR! Award

Minister of the Interior awards Third AF commander with WiR! Award

MAINZ — Minister of the Interior Roger Lewentz awarded Lt. Gen. Randall Reed, Third Air Force and Kaiserslautern Military Community commander, with the Willkommen in Rheinland-Pfalz Appreciation Award 2022 award (WiR!) for his excellent engagement and strengthening transatlantic relations within the State of Rheinland-Pfalz.  “The award presented today is a […]

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KMC Blotter – May 6, 2022

April 25 6:12 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern April 26 7:45 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Mannheim April 27 1:01 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Landstuhl 10:42 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Sembach April 28 1:12 a.m.: Loud noise complaint on VFHA 12:10 p.m.: Major traffic collision in […]

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US Secretary of Defense meets world leaders to discuss Ukraine crisis

US Secretary of Defense meets world leaders to discuss Ukraine crisis

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, second from left, and U.S. Army General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, meet with leaders from across the world to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine during the Ukraine Security Consultative Group event at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 26, 2022. The United States continues to uphold the principles of democracy, territorial integrity, sovereignty, and respect for the international rules-based order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jared Lovett)

Secretary of Defense hosts Ukraine Defense Consultative Group on Ramstein

In a forum hosted by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, nearly 40 nations met to discuss current and future efforts to provide support for Ukraine in maintaining its sovereignty, at Ramstein Air Base, April 26.

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KMC commander engages with local leaders, builds on German-American relations

KMC commander engages with local leaders, builds on German-American relations

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Randall Reed, Third Air Force and Kaiserslautern Military Community commander, has monthly meetings with local leaders at the German-American Community Office in downtown Kaiserslautern to discuss issues of mutual interest. Reed met with Martina Stein, the City Mayor of Otterberg, at the GACO this past […]

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Exercise showcases multinational effort to bolster ‘Ready Garrison’ security in Europe

Exercise showcases multinational effort to bolster ‘Ready Garrison’ security in Europe

Force protection and joint interoperability took center stage April 16 during a tabletop exercise conducted by the Army Support Activity-Black Sea Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection team. The day-long event drew together U.S., Belgian, French, Romanian, and U.K. partners to walk through a scenario that practiced the cooperation and support each provides in […]

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KMC Blotter – April 29, 2022

April 18 2:50 a.m.: Driving under the influence in Kaiserslautern 10:02 a.m.: Minor traffic collision/damage to government property at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center 7:20 p.m.: Minor traffic collision/fleeing the scene in Kaiserslautern April 19 6:55 a.m.: Theft in Fockelberg 3:47 p.m.: Shoplifting on Vogelweh Main Base 8:37 p.m.: Assault in […]

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