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Alexander Geimer, left, and Joerg Engel, both 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron general purpose heavy mechanics, install a brake assembly on a military tactical trailer at Ramstein Air Base, June 19. Geimer and Engel work with the 86th VRS, which addressed vehicle parts supply challenges by establishing a partnership with local Army supply.

86th VRS, Army expedite repairs

Keeping Team Ramstein’s government vehicles operational is a massive undertaking. When a unit has even one vehicle out of commission, it can put a strain on operations.

July 9, 2020 ×

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BAUMHOLDER, Germany – Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Retana, equal opportunity advisor, 10th Army Air and Missile Command, emceed a Black History Month Observance that focused on the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution on Smith Barracks, Germany Feb. 18. Retana said that events like these are important so that everyone has a chance to be exposed to different cultures and learn from one another.

European Defenders observe Black History Month

Members of the Baumholder and Kaiserslautern communities gathered to commemorate Black History Month with an observance reflecting the Army’s strength and diversity at Smith Barracks, Feb. 18.

February 27, 2020 ×

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Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories

by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein shared in a memorandum to wing, numbered Air Force and major command commanders May 31, a draft plan for new Line of the Air Force […]

June 20, 2019 ×

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English calendar of events 2019 now available

English calendar of events 2019 now available

by Window to Rheinland-Pfalz

The printed version of the 2019 English calendar of events for the Ramstein and Kaiserslautern area is now available at the “Window to Rheinland-Pfalz” information counter at the KMCC on Ramstein Air Base and at the Ramstein Town Hall. Since 2011, 10,000 copies of the booklet are published each year […]

February 21, 2019 ×

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AFPC increases transparency of DSD assignments

AFPC increases transparency of DSD assignments

by Kat Bailey
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

The Air Force’s Personnel Center has revised the way it delivers notifications for Airmen selected for Military Training Instructor (8B000) and Military Training Leader (8B100) Developmental Special Duty assignments in an effort to create more commander involvement and increase transparency in the process. Set to start with the Fall 2018 […]

October 4, 2018 ×

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Get ready for the 71st Air Force Ball

Get ready for the 71st Air Force Ball

by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ramstein Air Base is slated to host an Air Force ball in observance of the Air Force’s 71st birthday on Sept. 22. Scheduled to be held in building 2018 on Ramstein, attendees can expect a fresh take on an honored Air Force tradition. “Starting from the beginning, our goal was […]

August 16, 2018 ×

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Outdoor Recreation — August 17, 2018

Outdoor Recreation — August 17, 2018

Baumholder Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182. Thu. to Mon. 10. a.m. to 6 p.m., Tue. & Wed. closed. https://baumholder.armymwr.com Paintball Play Days Sep. 1 & 2 Come out to one of the largest Army Paintball fields in Europe and try this thrilling activity and pump up […]

August 16, 2018 ×

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One person’s trash is another person’s treasure

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Force Support Squadron sponsors an Auto Recycling Center for military members and their dependents looking to repair, get rid of, or purchase a car.

June 14, 2018 ×

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Celebrating Army’s 243 years with fun run

Celebrating Army’s 243 years with fun run

Story and photo by Mary Ann Davis Installation Management Command Public Affairs

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz community members will lace up their running shoes to celebrate 243 years of Army history with a five-kilometer Army Birthday Run at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, June 14.

June 8, 2018 ×

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Education Notes — June 8, 2018

Voice Lessons Children ages 8-18 can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited Voice Lessons. Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to […]

June 8, 2018 ×