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7th MSC Soldier prepares for USARC Best Warrior Competition

7th MSC Soldier prepares for USARC Best Warrior Competition

by Specialist Daisy Zimmer
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Safety Office

Specialist Konner Klein, a supply specialist with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, in Wackernheim, Germany, shares his thoughts on winning the 7th Mission Support Command’s Best Warrior Competition in April. Klein, along with one other winner from 7th MSC, is slated to compete in the U.S. Army Reserve Command […]

May 24, 2018 ×

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Mark your Calendar — May 25, 2018

Events The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is now conducting a community-wide search for a replacement for the current director who will be PCS’ing this summer.  This multi-cultural Choir is looking for an energetic and engaging American or international musical director to lead in English with high technical competence and musical professionalism. […]

May 24, 2018 ×

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Sports Shorts — May 25, 2018

Strong B.A.N.D.S. Campaign In recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Army garrisons worldwide celebrate the annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. Campaign! USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Family and MWR has a variety of activities to support this campaign throughout the month of May. Attend one of these activities to earn your special Strong […]

May 24, 2018 ×

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Passports and IDs: getting squared away

Passports and IDs: getting squared away

by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In preparing to leave Ramstein Air Base, it is imperative to maintain current forms of identification for military-affiliated personnel.

March 15, 2018 ×

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Not all trash is created equal

Not all trash is created equal

by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Military personnel living off base or in housing on Ramstein, Vogelweh, and Landstuhl have become accustomed to the thorough methods of trash disposal in Germany.

March 15, 2018 ×

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Shoffner begins stint as Ramstein baseball coach

Shoffner begins stint as Ramstein baseball coach

Story and photos by Thomas Warner
contributing writer

Coaching the Ramstein Royals baseball team this season is a familiar name with Travis Shoffner taking over the top spot after spending the previous five years as a Royals assistant.

March 15, 2018 ×

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An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., taxis Oct. 13 at Spangdahlem Air Base. This F-22 flying training deployment is an example of how the U.S. is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment.  — Photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder

F-22 Raptors deploy to Europe

F-22 Raptor aircraft from the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, have deployed to Europe for a Flight Training Deployment to conduct air training with other U.S. Europe-based aircraft and NATO Allies.

October 19, 2017 ×

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Farm fest highlights fresh products, pumpkins, crafts

Farm fest highlights fresh products, pumpkins, crafts

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A farm fest with creative market will take place 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Hitscherhof farm. The traditional event will highlight pumpkins and present regional products as well as arts and crafts.

September 21, 2017 ×

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Take Note — Sept. 1, 2017

Green Dot training Have you taken your annual Green Dot training? If not it is not too late to sign up. This annual training increases awareness and prevention of interpersonal violence, to include sexual assault, domestic and inter-personal violence, and suicide. We are providing additional training opportunities in order to […]

August 31, 2017 ×

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A trophy for the 86th Airlift Wing Plans and Programs office stands in the middle of a table during a meeting July 26 on Ramstein. The 86th AW XP office integrates information and creates solutions concerning missions and operations coming in and out of Ramstein. The office acts as a liaison between incoming missions and the agencies they need to meet.

86 AW/XP builds teams, solves problems

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Benjamin Franklin, one of the U.S. founding fathers, is often quoted as saying, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”

August 3, 2017 ×