Post Tagged with: "winter"


Snapping out of the winter blues

by Megan Finley Contributing writer

“Summer is a period of fruition, fulfillment, happiness or beauty. Winter is a period of time characterized by coldness, misery, barrenness or death.” — Well unfortunately for many of us, that just about hits the nail on the head.

November 27, 2015 ×


Ryan Dyle, Ramstein Auto Skills Center mobile equipment servicer, replaces a summer tire for a winter tire Oct. 1 on Ramstein. The auto center provides services to put winter tires on a vehicle or the space and equipment if one wishes to change their tires themselves.

Winter is coming; are your tires prepared?

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The golden leaves of fall begin to fade away and along come the frosted branches of winter. In order to fully enjoy the holiday season, keeping ones winter tires in mind is a priority.

October 8, 2015 ×


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Residents must keep sidewalks free of snow, ice

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Residents living off-base in German communities must know the rules regarding snow and ice on sidewalks. Residents should check their rental contracts to find out about their obligations. The rental contract clearly states who must keep sidewalks free of ice and snow.

December 12, 2013 ×


Making it home: Safety key from road, house

Courtesy of 86th Airlift Wing Safety Office

Going home at the end of the day is a welcomed experience for most people after a busy day, but without the right precautions, driving can be hazardous during the winter months. Vehicle accidents increase at an alarming rate during colder weather because many drivers fail to compensate for the increased driving hazards created by sleet, ice and snow.

December 5, 2013 ×


Exchange reminds drivers of mud, snow tire requirement

Courtesy of Exchange Europe Region

The Exchange Europe Car Care Centers want to remind all privately owned vehicle (POVs) operators in Germany of requirements to have mud and snow tires on their vehicles during winter conditions of snow and ice.

October 24, 2013 ×