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Commander’s Action Line

Commander’s Action Line

Brig. Gen. Rosanne Bailey

I was surprised being stopped off base for speeding by U.S. forces and given a speeding ticket. When I asked about it, the security forces individual told me that any road accessing a U.S. military installation is U.S. controlled.

January 23, 2004 ×

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Ramstein offers tax services to KMC

Ramstein offers tax services to KMC

Capt. Robert Jarman
Ramstein Legal Office

U.S. ID card holders are eligible to receive free federal income tax preparation services beginning Feb. 2 at the Ramstein Tax Center.

January 23, 2004 ×

Commentary

Meet the commander – Engineer builds upon good leadership foundation for group

Meet the commander – Engineer builds upon good leadership foundation for group

Staff Sgt. M. Davis
Kaiserslautern American editor

***image1***A strong foundation for any group is usually dependent upon its leader. For Col. Carlos Cruz-Gonzalez, his leadership of the 435th Civil Engineer Group is something he works at day in and day out. “My goal is to be the best leader that I can be,” said the commander, a […]

January 23, 2004 ×

Commentary

Self improvement starts with realistic goals

Self improvement starts with realistic goals

by Col. Lynn Collyar
29th Support Group commander
21st Theater Support Command

How many of you made New Year

January 23, 2004 ×

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America’s airmen get job done with courage, commitment

America’s airmen get job done with courage, commitment

Tech. Sgt. Mona Ferrell
U.S. Air Forces in Europe

People, aircraft and a commitment to core values have kept U.S. Air Forces in Europe

January 23, 2004 ×

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Plan reintegrates returning Soldiers

Plan reintegrates returning Soldiers

Christine June
415th Base Support Battalion

Staff Sgt. Jeff Lawrence, nursing supervisor at the Kleber Health Clinic, checks the smallpox vaccination Jan. 15 on Capt. David Beaman, company commander, 21st Theater Support Command’s 230th Military Police Company. The 21st TSC units are the first in the Army to deploy a second time to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Although they will not be receiving smallpox vaccinations, redeploying units will undergo a similar process with tuberculosis screenings and readings.

January 23, 2004 ×

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Immunization program resumes administering anthrax vaccine

by Gerry Gilmore
American Forces Press Service

A federal judge ruled Jan. 7 that the Defense Department could again legally administer anthrax immunizations to troops.
That same day, Department of Defense personnel chief, Dr. David Chu, noted in a department wide memorandum that military commanders

January 16, 2004 ×

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Program encourages singles membership

Program encourages singles membership

by Christine June
415th Base Support Battalion

The BOSS program in most Army communities stands for Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers; however, in the KMC, it stands for Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers.

January 16, 2004 ×

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Hospital names NCO, Soldier of year

by Sgt. Phillip Breedlove Jr.
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center NCO and Soldier of the Year for 2003 was named recently at the LRMC Holiday Ball.
The NCO of the Year was Sgt. Deanna Swords, NCO in charge of the LRMC Gastroentemology Clinic, and the Soldier of the Year was Spc. Gurusaha Good, medical specialist with LRMC Medical Surgical Ward. They each won nearly $3,000 in prizes.
Sergeant Swords said winning the competition required a combination of skill, preparation and luck.

January 16, 2004 ×

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New intervention program combats childhood obesity

Spc. Todd Goodman
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Vending machines in schools, poor food choices and video game exercise has turned children and teens into larger, plumper versions of themselves. Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

January 16, 2004 ×