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Default Air Force Logo More informed, entertained and connected with AFN Kaiserslautern’s new frequency
The Armed Forces Network Kaiserslauternprovides information and entertainment for U.S. Department of Defense personneland families across the Kaiserslautern Military Community, to includeBaumholder. In January, AFN updated their frequency from 100.2 to 105.1, allowingthem to access even more of their 64,000 potential audience. U.S. specification
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Eric Doggett, En-Route Patient Staging Facility flight commander, speaks to an ambulance bus driver during a patient movement on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 13, 2017.  The ERPS primary mission is to care for injured service members in transit from deployed locations to the continental United States where they can receive higher levels of care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning) ERPS set patients in motion
U.S. Air Force Maj. Eric Doggett, En-Route Patient Staging Facility flight commander, speaks to an ambulance bus driver during a patient movement on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 13, 2017. The ERPS primary mission is to care for injured service members in transit from deployed locations to the continental United States where they can receive
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Official portrait of Col. Michael T. Rawls, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing commander. (Air Force photo) Q&A: New 435th AGOW commander
The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing has a new commander, Col. Trey "Lou" Rawls. Col. Rawls recently answered a few questions on his new position and his past Air Force experiences.Q: What was it like being a test pilot?A: It was an amazing opportunity to continue to bring technologies to Airmen that will ensure we don’t fight a fair fight for
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Participants in the 86th Medical Group physical therapy flight Pose Method run class jog as U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lizmarie Linares, right, 86th MDOS physical therapy flight chief, observes the mechanics of their stride on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 17, 2017. The Pose Method class is designed to help patients correct their stride, reduce or eliminate pain, and avoid future injury so that they can improve their scores on the cardiovascular component of the Air Force fitness tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker) Airmen improve run, reduce pain with new 86th MDOS run class
Running is both anintegral part of Air Force physical fitness assessments and, if doneincorrectly, a potential source of injury. The 86th Medical Groupphysical therapy flight introduced a new running class called the Pose Method tohelp patients correct their stride, reduce or eliminate pain and avoid futureinjury so they can improve their scores on
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Lesley Colletta, 86th Medical Squadron pharmacy technician, prepares a prescription for a patient at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, July 13, 2017. Colletta was recently recognized as a Trusted Care Hero by the Air Force Medical Service due to her involvement in preventing a medical error in the neonatal intensive care unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass) Airman saves life acting as Trusted Care Heroes
There are select Airmen who are given great titles: commander, first sergeant, chief… But there is a relatively unknown title for those who save lives, they are Trust Care Heroes.“Trusted Care Heroes are all of us,” said Col. Brent Johnson, former 86th Medical Group commander. “The motto is, ‘Trusted care begins with me,’ we talk about that
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Parachutists jump out of the back of a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron at International Jump Week in Bitburg, Germany, July 11, 2017. International Jump Week allows partner nations to standardize ways of dropping paratroopers and organizers boosted relations between the 13 nations involved. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning) 13 nations jump-start International Jump Week
Why would you jump out of a perfectly good airplane? US service members along with 13 partnering nations gather together and leap for International Jump Week.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Tracy Davis, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mission management element leader, shouts to her crew to clear a path while carrying a litter with Capt. Jose Torres, 86th AES standards and evaluation liaison officer, during a training exercise on the flightline on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2017. The 86th Medical Squadron Critical Care Air Transportation Team and 86th AES team worked together to transport critical care patients from the scene to the aircraft, and from the aircraft to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer) 86 CCATT and AE sharpen cohesiveness
The 86th Medical Squadron’s Critical Care Air Transportation Team and the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron team conducted a training exercise on the flight line, July 12.The training improved working relationships between medical entities while increasing the clinical and readiness skills of the Airmen performing in the exercise.“When you get
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Pets are susceptible to tick bites and tick-borne diseases the same way humans are. According to PetMD, tick infestations are more common in dogs than cats. Be sure to check pets for ticks every time they come in from outside. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer) Preventing tick-borne diseases
In Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, more than 2,000 cases of Lyme disease occur every year; and from 2000 to 2010, 3,126 cases of tick-borne Encephalitis occurred in all of Germany.Lyme disease and TBE are infectious diseases transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of an infected tick. Bacteria from the tick’s saliva enters the body while the
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Senior Airman Rachel Revels, left, and Senior Airman Tailor Wimberly, 86th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeymen, inspect a C-130J Super Hercules engine for wear and tear at the 86th MXS Isochronal Dock on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 11, 2017. Ramstein’s Isochronal Dock is designed to thoroughly inspect and repair C-130Js so that aircrews can fly safely and focus on the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker) Maintenance career fields team up at the Isochronal Dock, fix C-130s
Airlift continues 365 days a year onRamstein Air Base thanks to the combined and coordinated efforts of Airmen acrossa variety of professions. At the 86th Maintenance Squadron Isochronal Dock, aircraftmaintenance Airmen work as a team to inspect and repair Ramstein’s C-130J SuperHercules fleet and keep it functioning reliably. When a C-130 is in
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Antonio Lofton, 86th Security Forces Squadron instructor, simulates being an active shooter during an exercise at the 86th Maintenance Group on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2017. Multiple organizations such as command post and security forces are notified prior to the exercise to practice emergency procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes) Realistic active shooter training preps Airmen
The 86th Maintenance Group readiness and training cell surprised 86th MXG Airmen with a realistic active shooter exercise July 12, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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