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AADD’s goal is to prevent accidents, and even deaths, caused by driving under the influence. It has proved to be an important asset for family members, friends and military members. The program’s success is based on support from the KMC joint forces: Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Department of Defense civilians who devote their free time and fuel Friday and Saturday nights to run the program. (Courtesy illustration)

AADD saves
AADD saves - not just one at a time, but countless lives on unnumbered nights. Armed forces Against Drunk Driving started in the KMC in 2003, and is a successful program that potentially saved more than 1,600 lives in 2007 and more than 10,500 lives in total. AADD's goal is to prevent accidents, and even deaths, caused by driving under the
0 10/23
2007
Gen. Tom Hobbins is Commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe; Commander, Air Component Command, Ramstein; and Director, Joint Air Power Competency Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Date set for Order of the Sword induction
Preparations are underway for the Order of the Sword induction ceremony to honor General William T. Hobbins, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe. USAFE Command Chief Master Sgt. Gary Coleman and a team of individuals throughout the command are working diligently to put together this red-carpet event. "General Hobbins is a leader who personifies
0 10/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Reducing speed gains a valuable second
Recently, the KMC lost one of its valued Airmen as a result of an automobile crash. While traveling on a rural highway, the Airman lost control on a curve, left the highway and struck a tree. If he hadn't struck the tree, he would have gone down a steep embankment, which might have caused his vehicle to roll several times. With the conclusion of
0 10/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo '' Home Away From Home''
Home Away From Home is a program where KMC families invite Airmen living in the dorms into their homes for Thanksgiving Day. To register, contact Capt. Randy Sellers at randy.sellers@ramstein.af.mil or call 480-5753.
0 10/23
2007
The Deployment Control Center coordinates unit level personnel and cargo movements for the Operational Readiness Exercise at the Joint Mobility Processing Center on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 11. The exercise is designed to test the ability of Airmen to survive in austere environments with chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive hazards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Marc I. Lane)(RELEASED) OPERATIONAL READINESS EXERCISE PHASE I, II
DURING OPERATIONAL READINESS EXERCISE PHASE I, PHASE II
0 10/23
2007
Rwandan Soldiers march onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Oct. 20 on their way to Darfur.  Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., are providing airlift support to the African Union effort in Darfur.  
U.S. Air Force assists in Darfur troop movement
The U.S. Air Force provided airlift support to 400 Rwandan Soldiers Oct. 20 who are supporting the African Union peacekeeping mission in the Darfur region of Sudan. The 786th Air Expeditionary Squadron includes Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, providing expeditionary airfield operations focusing on cargo and personnel movement, and two C-17
0 10/22
2007
Ramstein, Landstuhl and Vogelweh schools have all adopted the Foreign Language in the Elementary School program which teaches kids a foreign language from the first day of kindergarten instead of past language programs that didnt start instruction until high school grades. Spanish starts at Kindergarten
By their high school senior year, several non-Hispanic children will speak Spanish fluently with little to no accent. This goal is now achievable thanks to a pilot program at Department of Defense Dependents Schools around the KMC. Ramstein, Landstuhl and Vogelweh schools have all adopted the Foreign Language in the Elementary School program which
0 10/15
2007
This conference provides unique opportunities for volunteers to obtain training and guidance to govern organizations more effectively, as well as interact with members of other organizations and host nation members. AWAG conference comes to Ramstein
The American Women's Activities, Germany Rheinland-Pfalz Area is bringing together speakers, community leaders and volunteers for a one-day conference 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22, at the Ramstein Officers' Club. This conference provides unique opportunities for volunteers to obtain training and guidance to govern organizations more effectively, as
0 10/15
2007
The 3rd Air Force-United Kingdom vice commander called an all-staff meeting Sept. 21 and presented a Bronze Star to Col. William O’Donnell, 3rd AF-UK chief of staff.
3rd AF Airman receives Bronze Star
Maj. Gen. Paul Fletcher had one item left on his to-do list before his final departure from the headquarters building where he worked since Nov. 1, 2000 − present one of his colleagues with a Bronze Star. The 3rd Air Force-United Kingdom vice commander called an all-staff meeting Sept. 21 and presented a Bronze Star to Col. William O'Donnell, 3rd
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2007
Staff Sgt. David Coates, 435th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, shows members of Venturing Crew 21 how the Emergency Response Guidebook can be used to respond to chemical spills inside the Mobil Command Post on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 4. Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women between 14 and 20 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature into responsible and caring adults. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Marc I. Lane) Venturing to Ramstein
Staff Sgt. David Coates, 435th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency manager, shows members of Venturing Crew 21 how the Emergency Response Guidebook can be used to respond to chemical spills inside the Mobile Emergency Operations Center on Ramstein, Oct. 4.
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2007
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