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Air Force mandates dedicated space for nursing mothers

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs A new lactation policy, released in an Air Force Guidance Memorandum dated Aug. 15, requires units to provide nursing mothers access to a lactation room. The policy enables commanders to support nursing mothers by outlining procedures and requirements for establishing a private, […]

October 4, 2019 ×

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Riggers prepare for Saber Junction 19

Riggers prepare for Saber Junction 19

by Specialist Ryan Lucas 173rd Airborne Brigade With Saber Junction’s joint, multinational airborne operation fast approaching, the riggers of the 173rd Brigade, Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade are efficiently packing parachutes and rigging heavy equipment to drop into Hohenfels Training Area. Saber Junction 2019 is an exercise involving nearly 5,400 […]

September 26, 2019 ×

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Germans celebrate Reunification Day

Germans celebrate Reunification Day

by Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic were united 29 years ago. Germans will celebrate Reunification Day on Thursday, Oct. 3. It is a Germany-wide holiday and stores, government offices and schools will be closed. Originally, Nov. 9 was […]

September 26, 2019 ×

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KMC Blotter

September 16 2:28 p.m.: Damage to private property on Ramstein Air Base 2:55 p.m.: Major traffic accident towards Saarbruecken on A6 10:05 p.m.: Driving under the influence in Ramstein-Miesenbach September 17 2:40 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern 7:35 p.m.: Driving a USAREUR-plated vehicle without a USAREUR license […]

September 26, 2019 ×

KMC Notices, News

The Housing Hype

With the weather getting cooler, it’s time to start thinking about winter preparations for your homes. No matter if you’re combating Germany’s sub-zero temps or just cool mornings and nights, small changes can help lower the high cost of staying warm and cozy this winter. The KMC Housing Office has […]

September 26, 2019 ×

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USAG RP works hard on housing in 2019

USAG RP works hard on housing in 2019

by Keith Pannell U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz senior leaders have been working hard to get housing residents answers and solutions since the Army-wide housing crisis hit the news in February. “We’re lucky here in Rheinland-Pfalz. I don’t believe we have a crisis,” said Greg Williams, Directorate […]

September 26, 2019 ×

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Construction on L369

Construction on L369

September 19, 2019 ×

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The 72nd Annual Air Force Ball kicks off!

Ready to lead the fight: 2019 AF Ball kicks off tomorrow

by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 72nd Annual Air Force Ball is scheduled to be held tomorrow starting at 5 p.m. in Building 2018 also known as the Dual Bay Hangar. U.S. Air Force Maj. Maria Vazquez, Air Force Ball committee president, said […]

September 19, 2019 ×

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KMC Blotter

September 9 7:35 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured, private property on Vogelweh School Complex, Vogelweh Main Base September 10 4:57 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured, private property and government property in Hohenecken 11:08 p.m.: Mutual assault at Vogelweh Gym, Vogelweh Main Base September 11 7:52 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Rodenbach September […]

September 19, 2019 ×

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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, Third Air Force command chief, talks to 86th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School students on Kapaun Air Station, July 26. Kwiatkowski met with Airmen throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community as part of his immersion tour.

KMC welcomes new 3rd Air Force command chief

Story & photos by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski serves as the command chief for Third Air Force, Ramstein Air Base. As the Numbered Air Force’s senior enlisted leader, Kwiatkowski provides guided counsel to the commander and senior leadership on […]

September 12, 2019 ×