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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.
0 8/07
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
0 8/07
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
0 8/07
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
0 8/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Qualifications for Kosovo Campaign Medal
Servicemembers who participated in or were in direct support of Kosovo operations within established areas of eligibility may be awarded the Kosovo Campaign Medal and campaign streamers for their accomplishments. The award was established by President Clinton in May 2000. Individuals authorized the KCM must have participated in or served in direct
0 8/06
2007
A Ramstein vehicle is on the move on the flightline July 25. Ramstein's flightline is one of the busiest in U.S. Air Forces in Europe, with personnel working around the clock. It is the only category 3 flightline in the Department of Defense and is home to an array of aircraft.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/A1C Kenny Holston) C-130 may appear closer
A Ramstein vehicle is on the move on the flightline July 25. Ramstein's flightline is one of the busiest in the Air Force, with personnel working around the clock. There were 3,800 takeoffs and landings at Ramstein's airfield in 2006.
0 8/06
2007
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
0 8/03
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
0 8/02
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
0 8/02
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
0 7/30
2007
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