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Club 7 Cafe sponsored a free Thanksgiving breakfast for Airmen living in the dorms, Nov. 27, 2008, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Club 7 Cafe provides an alcohol free environment where Airmen can hang out. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alexandria Mosness) Club 7 gives Airmen a place to have fun, relax
While many Airmen might think of the TV show Cheers when talking about "a place where everyone knows your name;" that comfy environment can be found on Ramstein at Club 7 Café. The chapel established Club 7 due to a new Air Force initiative to provide an effective venue to minister to the spiritual and physical needs of single Airmen. Since its
0 12/01
2008
Since 1980, Army and Air Force Exchange Service has been providing school lunch to students K through 12th grades on Army and Air Force installations overseas ? including Ramstein Elementary School. Today -- that translates to 92 schools across nine countries, 24,000 pattern meals each day, for a total of more than 4.4 million meals each school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sarayuth Pinthong)  School meal service more than fast food favorites
While steamy globs of mystery mush served with an ice cream scooper might be your recollection of school lunch when you were little, today's military children are eating high on the hog. Believe it or not, the same company that provides military members that fast food fix on base is the same organization feeding thousands of military children every
0 11/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Planning ahead for winter weather
Falling leaves and colder weather mean winter is here. Last winter may have been mild, but three years ago, 27 inches of snow fell on the KMC - the second most in 55 years. Those who were here know how important it is to plan ahead. It is important that you, your family and organization are ready to deal with the changing conditions brought on by
0 11/12
2008
Senior Airman Darrell Bradford, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, hoses down a C-130E Hercules in Hangar 1 Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 28, 2008. The wash crew is made up of a 12-member team from the 86th AMXS who wash aircraft every 90 days to keep them mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Saldukas) Splish splash: Herc gets a 12-man scrub
Even if it won't end up scheduled between "septic tank maintainer" and "hog farmer" on Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe's Discovery Channel TV series, one Air Force job has plenty of filth to go around. Two 12-member shifts, made up of Airmen from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, washed a C-130E Hercules Oct. 28, in Ramstein's Hangar 1, to keep the
0 11/06
2008
Retired Chief Master Sgt. John Wright describes the extensive repairs he made to C-130 tail number 0527, nearly three decades ago, to Senior Airmen Timothy Mills and Jake Williams, Oct. 27 2008 on the Ramstein Air Base flight line. Chief Wright spent nearly nine months working on the aircraft after it left the runway in a landing mishap in 1980. The aircraft, now maintained by Airmen Mills and Williams, is still active today thanks to those repairs. This is the chief's first visit to Germany since he retired from active duty in 1991. (U.S. Air Force photo Capt. John Ross)
Just visiting some old friends: Retired chief revisits his aircraft
Chief Master Sgt. John Wright was an aircraft maintainer in the Air Force for 30 years before retiring in 1991. In his time he worked on a wide variety of air frames, but he was always partial to the C-130. On Oct. 27, he visited Ramstein for the first time since Operation Desert Storm. "For my money, the 130 is the finest four-engine fighter ever
0 11/06
2008
A model of what a tobacco user's mouth looks like during a quit tobacco use cessation class taught by the Health and Wellness Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 29, 2008. November is the Air Force's Quit Tobacco Use Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Heidi Holston) Kicking the tobacco habit: a personal story
November is the Air Force's Quit Tobacco Use month, which is the perfect time to make strides to adopt a lifestyle change that will ultimately lead to an improved quality of life and overall health. However, kicking the tobacco habit is certainly not an easy thing to do. Those of us who haven't been a previous tobacco user may understand the
0 11/04
2008
Air Force members practice flag folding during one of their Honor Guard practice, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 15, 2008.The Ramstein Honor Guard practice weekly to ensure they all look sharp during any type of ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grovert Fuentes-Contreras) More than just a flag bearer: Honor guard provides unique volunteer service for Airmen
Tap... tap... tap, clicked their boots against the ground. Each movement crisp and exact, each step resonates from the hardwood floor inside their training facility. While their routine is technically silent, the sounds of precision reflect hard work. The job is even more impressive, because these Airmen are all volunteers. As members of the Base
0 10/30
2008
Senior Airman Michael Bryant, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment, inspects and re-packs a parachute, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 23, 2008. Airman Bryant ensures aircraft at Ramstein Air Base are equipped with sufficient emergency contingency equipment before each aircraft mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston)(Released) All in a day’s work: Riggers provide gift of life support – in a wrapped package
Saving lives by providing emergency life support equipment may seem like a big job, but that is exactly what the 86th Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment riggers do - every day. Riggers with the 86th OSS work to ensure aircraft at Ramstein Air Base are equipped with sufficient emergency contingency equipment before each aviation
0 10/15
2008
United States Air Force members from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, check out some of the displays at the 2008 Africa Aerospace & Defense Air Show, Ysterplaat Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 17, 2008.  Two C-130 along with 30 Airmen from Ramstein participated in the show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Markus Maier)(Release) Team Ramstein participates in air show
Thirty Ramstein Airmen on two C-130 recently flew the long journey to the southern region of Africa to participate in an air show and share some of their knowledge and experience with the airmen if the South African Air Force. After their four-day visit with the Botswana Defense Force, the group continued on to South Africa to participate in the
0 10/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
The United States has annually celebrated the history and cultural traditions of the nation's Hispanic people for more than 30 years. The weeks of Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 have been set aside to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. This year's theme is "Getting Involved: Our Families, Our Community, Our Nation". KMC servicemembers and their
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2008
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