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Commentary: Anytime is a good time for tea…

Commentary: Anytime is a good time for tea…

If you are a tea lover or have been around the tea culture, it should be no surprise to you when it comes to the social significance placed on serving and having tea. Tea symbolizes hospitality, community, and family tradition. Tea connoisseur Mary Lou Heiss once said, “A simple cup […]

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US Africa Command discusses operations, logistics with Sahel Region partners

US Africa Command discusses operations, logistics with Sahel Region partners

U.S. Africa Command Director of Operations U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler and AFRICOM Director of Logistics U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones met with Sahel region leaders, partner military leaders and forces, and U.S. troops during a multi-day trip to Chad, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, Feb. 8-12. During […]

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Army COVID-19 prevention focus of Baumholder visit by local host-nation leaders

Army COVID-19 prevention focus of Baumholder visit by local host-nation leaders

Showcasing measures being taken to prevent the spread of COVID and protect the American population, the U.S. Army welcomed local leaders to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and the Baumholder Military Community March 3. Birkenfeld County Commis-sioner Matthias Schneider and Baumholder District Mayor Bernd Alsfasser were among six guests who toured […]

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PT test pushed to July: updates to scoring, physical components ahead

Physical fitness assessments will now resume for Airmen on July 1. Testing was initially delayed from October 2020 to April 2021 to ensure the health and safety of Airmen during the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure social distancing practices remained in place. When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 […]

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Air Force Assistance Fund campaign starts soon

Air Force Assistance Fund campaign starts soon

The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign officially kicked off Monday. Locally, Ramstein Air Base plans to run their giving campaign from March 15 to April 23. The AFAF raises money for four charities that take care of Airmen, Guardians, and their families. The Air Force Enlisted Village, the General and […]

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A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, is refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, during a mission over the Black Sea, Jan. 14, 2021. U.S. military operations in the Black Sea enhance regional stability, combined readiness and capability with our NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

USAFE completes CJADC2 demonstration

U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, in conjunction with the Department of the Air Force’s Chief Architect’s Office, conducted a Combined, Joint All-Domain Command and Control demonstration this past week.

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Department of the Air Force to allow shorts for maintainers, updates variety of uniform options

Department of the Air Force to allow shorts for maintainers, updates variety of uniform options

Airmen and Guardians will now have more dress and appearance options with upcoming uniform changes to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Appearance. “These options came directly from feedback from the field through the virtual uniform board and feedback from commands in the field,” said Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly, Air […]

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US bombers arrive in Norway for first time, demonstrating Transatlantic Link

US bombers arrive in Norway for first time, demonstrating Transatlantic Link

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers arrived at the Norwegian Air Base in Oerland for the first time in both Allies’ history, on Feb. 22. The United States and Norway will conduct joint training to demonstrate transatlantic interoperability. These missions help build an understanding and further bolster the partnership between […]

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Reduction initiative axes 506 publications, aims to empower leaders

Reduction initiative axes 506 publications, aims to empower leaders

After four years of review, the Department of the Air Force publication reduction initiative introduced in 2017 by then Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson is nearing a close. In a letter dated Aug. 29, 2018, the Air Force secretary, chief of staff and chief master sergeant explained the […]

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February 22 7:13 a.m.: Seized USAREUR license plates on Kapaun AS 10:18 a.m.: Seized USAREUR license plates in Ramstein-Miesenbach February 23 5:03 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle in Landstuhl 9:30 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle in Landstuhl 9:45 a.m.: Seized USAREUR license plates on Kapaun AS 10:40 a.m.: […]

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