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Staff Sgt. Keisha Gwin-Goodin and Staff Sgt. Craig Bowman, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band vocalists, dressed in vintage Air Force uniforms to perform for the crowd attending the U.S. Air Forces in Europe 60th Air Force anniversary celebration, August 11, 2007 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) 60th United States Air Force Anniversary
Staff Sgt. Keisha Gwin-Goodin and Staff Sgt. Craig Bowman, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band vocalists, dressed in vintage Air Force uniforms, performed for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe 60th Air Force anniversary celebration.
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A family views the model plane exhibit, one of the many attractions during U.S. Air Forces in Europe 60th Air Force anniversary celebration, Aug.11, 2007, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The celebration featured Air Force aircraft as well as Col. (Ret.) Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Airlift Candy Bomber, and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Leo Thorness, Medal of Honor recipient. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Heidi Holston) 60th United States Air Force Anniversary
A family views the model plane exhibit, one of the many attractions during U.S. Air Forces in Europe 60th Air Force anniversary celebration.
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(Left to right) Col. (Ret.) Gail Halvorsen, Berlin Airlift Candy Bomber, Gen. Tom Hobbins, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander, and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Leo Thorsness (left), Medal of Honor recipient, pose for a photo in front of the historic C-47 Dakota, during U.S. Air Forces in Europe 60th Air Force anniversary celebration, August 11, 2007, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) A time for reflection and celebration
Col. (Ret.) Gail Halvorsen, Berlin Candy Bomber, Gen. Tom Hobbins, U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Leo Thorsness, Medal of Honor recipient, pose for a photo in front of the historic C-47 Dakota.
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Ramstein Air Base Airmen wear Air Force vintage uniforms  in celebration of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe's 60th anniversary Aug. 11, 2007 Ramstein Air Base Germany. The uniforms were donated by the Ramstein heritage hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) 60th United States Air Force Anniversary
Ramstein Airmen wear Air Force vintage uniforms for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe's 60th anniversary celebration Aug. 11 at Ramstein. The uniforms were donated by the Ramstein heritage hall.
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Default Air Force Logo Claims change makes filing, payment faster
The procedure to process personal claims, such as loss or damage during shipment of household goods or privately owned vehicles, has changed, allowing for quicker processing and payment. The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is consolidating the process - commonly known as personnel claims - at a single location in Dayton, Ohio. These claims
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2007
Default Air Force Logo LRMC receives Level II trauma center verification
The American College of Surgeons has verified Landstuhl Regional Medical Center as a Level II Trauma Center, making it the only medical facility outside the United States to hold that distinction and only one of three Level II trauma centers in the Department of Defense. The July 16 verification means LRMC complies with 230 criteria focused on
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2007
The 16-member U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs Wednesday at the Southside Fitness Center. The team, which first formed in 1948, presented complex
moves as the crowd gasped. The moves require precision and trust among the team, especially as one member walked through a line of spinning weapons. (U.S. Air Force Photo / A1C Kenny Holston) Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team wows Ramstein
The 16-member U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs Wednesday at the Southside Fitness Center. The team, which first formed in 1948, presented complex moves as the crowd gasped. The moves require precision and trust among the team, especially as one member walked through a line of spinning weapons.
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2007
Staff Sgt. Vernee White, 86th Contingency Response Group weather specialist takes a break as she waits for her equipment in Romania. The CRG is aiding in joint exercises with the Army and Navy. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Tech. Sgt. Shawn Smith)

CRG fills multifaceted role in Romania
In the 2,500 year-old Black Sea coastal city of Constanta, Romania, the 86th Contingency Response Group is accomplishing what is typically done collectively by Airmen around the world: off-station training with fellow Air Force units, joint exercises with sister service and acting as humanitarian and goodwill ambassadors in a foreign land. More
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2007
Brig. Gen. Costel Tataru, Romania Air Force Main Air Operational Center deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Rich Johnston, KMC and 86th Airlift Wing commander, discuss future operations in Romania at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, July 24. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ MSgt Timothy Cook) Ramstein trains in Romania
Night vision goggles, low-level formation flights and air drops were all training objectives accomplished during the 86th Airlift Wing's Carpathian Summer '07 exercise. Approximately 130 Airmen from the 86th Contingency Response Group, 86th Maintenance Group, 86th Operations Group, 86th Air and Space Communications Group, 435th Civil Engineer Group
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2007
For your enjoyment there will be USAFE aircraft viewing, history displays, food vendors, performances by USAFE bands, model airplane exhibits, kids and family games, SFS K-9 agility demo, bomb disposal robot showcases, and medical evacuation exercises.  Special guests will include Medal of Honor recipient Col Leo Thorsness, Berlin Airlift Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen, and “Drama for the Masses” band. See the 10 Aug edition of the KA for a schedule of events and more details.

 

 
Air Force 60th Anniversary Celebration
Come out and celebrate the Air Force's 60th anniversary Aug. 11 from noon to 8 p.m. at Ramstein's Hangar 1, Ramp 2. The event is open to all ID card holders. For your enjoyment there will be aircraft static displays, history displays, food vendors, performances by USAFE bands, a children's booth, security forces' K-9 agility demonstration, bomb
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2007
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