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More than 25,500 days of German-American partnership

More than 25,500 days of German-American partnership

For the last 70 years, Americans and Germans in Rheinland-Pfalz have forged an unbreakable bond formed through seven decades of personal and professional interactions. There have been many moments of goodness since 1952, and it is important to recognize our accomplishments as we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Ramstein Air […]

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Commentary: Kaiserslautern County Commissioner Ralf Leßmeister

Unambiguously you came to Europe, to Germany, and contributed to the end of that insane and inhumane National Socialism — at that time, more than seventy years ago. For us, your arrival here was the “Sound of Freedom.” They brought peace, freedom and the idea that people essentially want the […]

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Commentary: Police President Michael Denne

Ladies and Gentlemen, “70 years Air Base Ramstein,” a reason to celebrate! On behalf of the employees of the Rheinland- Pfalz Police, Headquarters Westpfalz Kaiserslautern, I would like to congratulate you on this accomplishment. Through the Ramstein gateway, the U.S. Air Force made a significant contribution to the stability and […]

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Commentary: First Deputy Mayor Marcus Sauter

The Union Community of Bruchmühlbach-Miesau congratulates Ramstein Air Base on its 70th anniversary and wishes all the best for many more years to come. Although our union community was not founded until 20 years later; in all that time we have been able to get to know and appreciate the […]

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In appreciation of 70 years of partnership

In appreciation of 70 years of partnership

On behalf of the men and women of the 86th Airlift Wing, our leadership team would like to thank our host nation for your steadfast friendship and support for 70 unprecedented years. Each year as we reflect on our enduring partnership, we develop a stronger sense of appreciation for your […]

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Vielen Dank from COMUSAFE-AFAFRICA and NATO AIRCOM

Vielen Dank from COMUSAFE-AFAFRICA and NATO AIRCOM

Germany and the U.S. are bound by a close friendship based on historical ties, shared experiences, interests, and values. For the past 70 years here in Rheinland-Pfalz, our German hosts have opened their homes and communities to a population of over 50,000 — including military service members, DOD civilians, contractors, […]

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KMC Blotter – August 5, 2022

July 25 3:54 p.m.: Damage to personal property in Besancon, France 4:15 p.m.: Theft in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau July 26 11 a.m.: Abandoned vehicle in Reichenbach-Steegen 11 a.m.: Abandoned vehicle in Queidersbach 5:50 p.m.: Theft in Kaiserslautern 6:22 p.m.: Major traffic collision in Kaiserslautern July 27 9:15 a.m.: Theft in Niedermohr-Schrollbach 10:10 […]

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Mr. Tommy R. Mize, Installation Management Command-Europe director passes the unit colors to Col. Reid E. Furman, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz commander during a change of command ceremony, July 22, 2022, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.  Furman assumed command of the unit from Lt. Col. Jeremy A. McHugh. (U.S. Army Photo by Elisabeth Paqué)

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz welcomes new commander

The Army’s largest garrison in Europe has a new commander overseeing its 33 sites across its diverse area of responsibility. Colonel Reid E. Furman assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz in a ceremony at Pulaski Sports Field, July 22.

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dashawn Smith, 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron air advisor, collaborates with members of the Romanian air force to provide maintenance to a Barrier Arresting Kit at Fetesti Air Base, Romania, July 18, 2022. Smith explained to Romanian air force members the daily, monthly and quarterly procedures used to maintain the BAK-12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexcia Givens)

Stronger together: 435 CRSS, Romanian AF partner for training

435th Contingency Response Support Squadron air advisors worked alongside the Romanian air force while leading training on the Barrier Arresting Kit 12 at Fetesti Air Base, Romania, July 18-20.

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53 Space Operations Squadron activates at Landstuhl

53 Space Operations Squadron activates at Landstuhl

The Space Force’s 53rd Space Operations Squadron activated at the heliport site here July 19 with an assumption of command to co-locate with the Army’s 53rd Signal Battalion C Company. Lt. Col. Susan Rogers was the presiding official of the ceremony and Capt. Hanson E. Oxford assumed command of the […]

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