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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Tweedle, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron collateral systems administrator, conducts virtual training during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2020. The virtual training keeps the Airmen sharp and equipped with the knowledge to push out new software when needed in support of various units across three combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

COVID-19 ops: 1 ACOS employs virtual training for mission success

Communication is key to mission success. In the midst of a global pandemic where resources and manpower are limited, the 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron utilizes virtual training to ensure their mission continues.

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Commentary

A bass guitar sits in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 8, 2020. For many tackling a goal is easier said than done and may require more motivation and resources. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

Stuck in a goal: Starting & continuing ambitions

As I tediously sit in my home after having second breakfast, watching three back-to-back movie marathons and admiring my stubbly telework beard, I realize these are things I used to get excited about before the coronavirus disease 2019 restrictions were implemented.

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The 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs team partners with Armed Forces Network Kaiserslautern to broadcast the virtual town hall over multiple platforms simultaneously from Ramstein Air Base, April 20. The town hall was recorded via Facebook live, as well as broadcast over AFN Kaiserslautern to the 66,000-member community.

COVID-19 ops: Phased approach to normal, questions answered

As restrictions are projected to lift or be further redefined, the German community is employing a phased approach to reopening commerce, schools, and other functions previously considered a daily norm.

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Blood donors needed to maintain military’s blood supply By appointment ONLY to maintain physical distancing measures. Daily at Landstuhl Blood Donor Center April 27-28 Ramstein Southside Fitness Center, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Blood donation is a Mission Essential activity and donors are needed more than ever, now by APPOINTMENT […]

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March 30 7:19 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl March 31 3:50 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Vogelweh Housing Area April 3 3:22 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl 5:01 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl April 4 4:01 p.m.: Theft of a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern 9:12 p.m.: […]

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Environmental Exclusive is a series designed to educate members in the Kaiserslautern Military Community on how individual choices impact the Earth. Graphic designed to promote the first edition of Ramstein Air Base's Environmental Exclusive.

Every individual effort counts, conserve water

Service members stationed in the Kaiserslautern Military Community are required to follow local environmental laws, just as they do in the United States.

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U.S. Army Sgt. Christian Villegas, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Battalion crew chief, assembles the tail rotor blades of a UH-60L Blackhawk at Moi International Airport, Mombasa, Kenya on March 1. The 82nd CAB’S mission is to support ongoing U.S. operations at the Kenyan Defense Force installation Camp Simba, Kenya. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano

435 CRS Port Dawgs: key to global air mobility support

MOMBASA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Kenya — Aerial porters from the 435th Contingency Response Squadron moved cargo and personnel during a deployment of the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade in early March.

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Host nation distinguished visitors watch a simulated ambulance loading and unloading during the 86th Medical Group's exercise Maroon Surge Community Outreach Day on Ramstein Air Base, June 7, 2018. The visitors also received a tour of an Expeditionary Medical System, from the diagnosis room to the surgery room. The 86th MDG designed Community Outreach Day to educate the public on their life-saving capabilities and also invite them to participate in saving lifes by donating blood and bone marrow. Photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker

EMEDS maintains readiness posture

Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS), an 86th Medical Group asset, remains postured and ready at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, should the capability be needed to help save lives during the current pandemic.

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March 30 7:19 a.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl March 31 3:50 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Vogelweh Housing Area April 3 3:22 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl 5:01 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Landstuhl April 4 4:01 p.m.: Theft of a motor vehicle in Kaiserslautern 9:12 p.m.: […]

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Questions answered for civilian employees

Prior to the question and answer portion of the virtual town hall April 13, Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, highlighted the first operational use of the Transportation Isolation System.

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