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A base ambulance parks next to a C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Del., Dec. 7 on the flightline at Thule Air Base, Greenland. With temperatures well below zero, the patient is quickly transferred onto the C-17 which flew from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Thule AB to transport a Team Thule member to a stateside medical treatment facility for emergency care. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Nicole Langley) Ramstein AE crew responds to top of world
Thule Air Base, Greenland, is the Air Force's northernmost base, which is located 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The base is quite secluded and a medical emergency can be a nightmare for anyone stationed at the base. But that nightmare is now a distant worry for the people stationed at Thule AB as a C-17 Globemaster aircrew from Dover Air
0 12/19
2007
Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, 3rd Air Force command chief, played Santa Claus by delivering Christmas presents to young patients in a Sarajevo children's hospital Dec. 17.  The chief's presence was part of a large 3rd Air Force effort. The unit collected and delivered Christmas gifts to more than 120 children. (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Hollis Dawson) Third Air Force plays Santa Claus for Sarajevo children
Kris Kringle arrived a few days early for more than 120 young, unsuspecting patients of a children's hospital in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, courtesy of the Third Air Force. Lt. Gen. Rod Bishop, 3rd Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Martin Klukas, 3rd Air Force command chief, along with a team of volunteers from the 401st Air
0 12/18
2007
Master Sgt. Melissa Rodriguez (left) displays her brassard to Maj. Gen. Melissa Rank at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Sergeant Rodriguez and Tech. Sgt. Jose Solis (center) wear the distinctive black arm bands to identify them as liaison officers who assist wounded servicemembers from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom with administrative patient needs during their stay at LRMC. General Rank is the Assistant Air Force Surgeon General for Nursing Services and Medical Force Development. (U.S. Army Photo/Chuck Roberts) Air Force’s top nurse visits staff, patients at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Approximately 30 years of experience separate the careers of 2nd Lt. Shelley Briggs and Maj. Gen. Melissa Rank, and both appreciated a recent opportunity to bridge the gap. "It was a great opportunity to glean some of the wisdom from her years of experience," said Lieutenant Briggs, one of a few second lieutenants assigned to Landstuhl Regional
0 12/17
2007
(Left to right) Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, Tech. Sgt. Raymond Herr, Mr. Ron Allen (WPC contractor) and Senior Airman Michael Wilhelm. The Secretary visited U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s Warrior Preparation Center here to see a demonstration of the ROVER training program Dec. 12. (Courtesy photo) Secretary of the Air Force views ROVER demo at WPC
Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne visited U.S. Air Forces in Europe's Warrior Preparation Center here to see a demonstration of the ROVER training program Dec. 12. The Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver - essentially an antenna, receiver and laptop used by Joint Tactical Air Controllers to take to the field to receive direct,
0 12/17
2007
Staff Sgt. Tom Pilla, 86th Construction and Training Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal instructor and Bronze Star recipient (right), stands at attention alongside Brig. Gen. Rich Johnston 86th Airlift Wing commander, during a Bronze Star award ceremony Dec. 13 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Sergeant Pilla was awarded the Bronze Star medal for meritorious conduct during operations in Iraq.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) Bronze Star recipient speaks with PA
Staff Sgt. Tom Pilla, 86th Construction and Training Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal instructor, was awarded the Bronze Star medal Dec. 13 for meritorious conduct during operations in Iraq. He shared his award experiences with Public Affairs: PA: How did you feel when you found out you were to receive the Bronze star? Sergeant Pilla:
0 12/17
2007
Major Gen. Melissa Rank, the Assistant Air Force Surgeon General for Nursing Services and Medical Force Development,  presents her personal coin to Herman Lewis, the father of Chief Master Sgt. David Lewis (right) the enlisted advisor to the Assistant Air Force Surgeon General for Nursing Services. (U.S. Army Photo/Chuck Roberts)
Father, son honored by Air Force general at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
What began as a standard award ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. David Lewis, the enlisted advisor to the Assistant Surgeon General for Nursing Services, turned into an emotional coin presentation for his father and numerous others in attendance. While on a trip to Germany with Maj. Gen. Melissa Rank, the Assistant Air Force Surgeon General for
0 12/17
2007
Chief Master Sgt. Dirk McDowell, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Logistics and Installations Missions Support chief enlisted manager, looks for a package at the north side post office December 11, 2007, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.  Many people volunteer to help the post office staff with the overflow of packages during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Amber Bressler) Military mail records broken
Military mail ready for processing and shipping at the Mail Terminal Services facility in Newark, N.J., records are made to be broken. That's the U.S. Postal Service's philosophy when it comes to military mail. A day's worth of military mail is ready for processing and shipping at the Mail Terminal Services facility in Newark. With holiday mailing
0 12/12
2007
Default Air Force Logo Taking advantage of training opportunities
"Train like you fight" is the mantra of the members of the 1st Combat Communications Squadron. During the recent Voyage Pass exercise, 26 Airmen were able to hone their skills to do just that. Throughout the five-day exercise, they were able to train with live satellite time, which is difficult to come by due to the primary need in other operations
0 12/07
2007
Ramstein air traffic controllers get experience in a mobile control center as well as the base's permanent air traffic control tower.  Photo by Capt. Erin Dorrance One team, one mission, two squadron patches
1st Combat Communications Squadron Airmen can share with the 86th Operations Support Squadron in the success of a recent 'outstanding' rating in the Air Traffic System Evaluation Program inspection. The primary mission of a 1st CBCS air traffic controller is to deploy with and support U.S. Air Forces in Europe's mobile air traffic control assets.
0 12/07
2007
Brig. Gen. Rich Johnston, KMC and 86th Airlift Wing commander, carves the turkey at the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Rasheen Douglas)

Carve it up!

0 12/05
2007
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