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Col. Earl Matthews, 435th Air Base Wing commander, meets and greets families at the Project Care dinner July 26 at the Kapaun Air Station Dining Facility. Project Care
 The event was attended by 125 family members and was the first time the Airman & Family Readiness Center offered "Celebrating with You" to honor those birthdays and anniversaries that often take place during the course of a deployment. Also in attendance were several squadron commanders, a chaplain, volunteers and A&FRC staff members. Project Care
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Laurence Littleton, 86th Maintenance Operations Squadron, pulls an aerospace and ground equipment power cord toward a parked C-130 to give the plain external power while it's parked on the Ramstein flight line July 19, 2007 at Ramstein Air Base Germany. AGE equipment is used to give parked aircraft external power so the aircraft doesn't have to continue to run after its parked, which in turn saves the Air Force fuel and money and helps ensure mission success. (U.S. Air Force Photo/A1C Kenny Holston) Behind the scenes with the 86th Maintenance Operations Squadron
The 86th Maintenance Operation Squadron is about more than wrench-turning. It's much more technical than you think. Maintenance operation control, maintenance training, analysis, plans and scheduling and engine management make up the core focus of the 86th MOS mission. With limited manning, due to deployments and force shaping, the 86th MOS still
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2007
Senior Airman Victor Rynosa, 37th Airlift Squadron crew chief, hands Jordan Perry a sign with his name on it. The sign had been placed on the side of a C-130 to welcome Jordan for his tour of Ramstein Air Base July 21, 2007. Jordan, who recenlty beat cancer, had the wish to visit Ramstein Air Base. Jordan's dad, Lester Perry, a retired first sergeant, was stationed in Germany in the early 90's and was happy to see his son be able to live out his dream. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) Cancer survivor’s wish to visit Ramstein
On Dec. 22, 2005, Jordan Perry was diagnosed with Hodgkin's cancer. His discovery began the morning he woke to find a small bump on the back of his neck. Jordan, not thinking much of the bump, casually asked his father if he saw the knot. His dad saw it and scheduled Jordan for an appointment to get it checked out. After a quick examination at the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New peformance report forms approved
Officers, enlisted rated on streamlined forms Air Force officials recently approved a new, streamlined performance report form for all Airmen. The new forms will have fewer lines for bullets and will include a section that reflects an Airman's performance on their annual fitness test. The Air Force is developing a warrior ethos in all Airmen and
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 86th AW wins outstanding unit award for second year
Brig. Gen. Rich Johnston, KMC and 86th Airlift Wing commander, announced at his commander's call July 20 that the 86th AW was awarded the U.S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the second year in a row. The award is for every one assigned to the wing from Nov. 1, 2005 to Dec. 31, 2006, said General Johnston. The wing had been awarded the Air
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Default Air Force Logo New law puts restricton on those under 21
As of Aug. 1, people under the age of 21 are prohibited from drinking any alcohol when operating a vehicle on public roads in Germany. In other words, the presence of any alcohol in the blood is an offense under German law if you are driving and under the age of 21. Anyone violating this law will be fined up to €1,000. This new German law does not
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Prepare for anything
An influenza pandemic occurs when a new flu virus emerges among humans and spreads easily from person to person. Because the virus is new to humans, people have little or no immunity to it and the virus spreads worldwide. It is not possible to predict with certainty when the next flu pandemic will occur or how severe it will be, so it's beneficial
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2007
President George W. Bush thanked Staff Sgts. Chassidy Dority and Raelene Amaya, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, for their service to their country July 10. (U.S. Air Force Photo/86th Airlift Wing)

AE mission, 86th Airmen greeted by president
Photo courtesy of 86th Airlift Wing Staff Sgts. Chassidy Dority and Raelene Amaya, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, were thanked by President George W. Bush for their service to their country July 10. Eight 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron members left Ramstein July 10 to provide medical care for 24 patients being transported to the U.S.
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Senior Airman Kenyata Jenkins stands with her new daughter, Jordan Dixon, and the 435th Civil Engineer Firefighters. The firefighters delivered Airman Jenkins' baby at the Ramstein Air Base west gate on July 1, 2007 when Airman Jenkins' labor progressed too quickly for her to travel to Landstuhl Regional Medcial Center. (U.S. Air Force Photo/A1C Kenny Holston) West Gate delivery unexpected for Airman, 435th firefighters
Three-week-old Jordan Christina Dixon doesn't know it, but this month, she made Ramstein history. At 5:18 a.m. July 1, 6-pound, 15-ounce Jordan Dixon was born at Ramstein's West Gate. She was the first baby born into the hands of 435th Civil Engineer Squadron fire, crash and rescue team. And, she was just perfect. "It was amazing to be part of such
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2007
General Kevin Chilton, commander of Air Force Space Command, listens looks through the a news paper with Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Mann. Staff Sgt. Mann and his unit were recognized in the newspaper for doing an outstanding job while down range. General Chilton made time to visit wounded Airmen and Soldiers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center during his recent visit to U.S. Air Forces in Europe July 16, 2007. General Chilton visited USAFE to familiarize him self with Airmen that work in all space command detachments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) Gen. Chilton at USAFE

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