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Default Air Force Logo Carter G. Woodson and African American/Black History Month
"If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated" - Carter G. Woodson. February is African American/Black History Month. As with all observances, this month is designated not to divide or distinguish differences, but more
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2008
Staff Sgt. David Kieper, Zachary Windorf, Airman 1st Class Jeremy Burney, Master Sgt. Scott Windorf, and Airman 1st Class Jonathan Farmer stand in front of the lake that was drained to evict its large wells catfish. (Courtesy photo)

435th MUNS Airmen net different kind of fishing trip
The second day of their fishing trip was unlike the first. Up to their chest in mud, Airmen from the 435th Munitions Squadron were still catching fish, albeit with bare hands in sucking mud, in an attempt to save hundreds of them from suffocating in the muck. "Time was of the essence, fish were going belly up as we were rescuing them," said Master
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2008
Cristian Fernandez plays kick ball with his dad, Staff Sgt. David Fernandez, Health and Wellness Center Diet Therapist Craftsman, on Jan. 15, 2007.  The HAWC is offering a new program called Lets Eat Smart Then Exercise Right (LESTER) which focuses on keeping children healthy by working with the whole family.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Amber Bressler)(RELEASED) New Years Resolution: Improve your childs health
Parents who are concerned about their children's eating habits and weight, should - as a new year's resolution - look at the new program that the Ramstein Health and Wellness Center starts Wednesday. The program is called Lets Eat Smart Then Exercise Right. Any family with a child between the ages of 6 and 11 and willing and able to attend can
0 1/22
2008
A statue of Giulietta Cappello is located oustide her home, from the 13th century, in Verona. From Kaiserslautern, count on a seven-hour drive to Verona, Italy. For details, visit, www.tourism.verona.it/ (Photo by Monica Mendoza) This Valentine's Day, find the romance
Sometimes there is more to visiting a historic city in Europe than rushing from one monument to the next, checking off that museum from your "must-see" list. Sometimes, it's about the stroll - the leisurely lunch and the long walks in the park. This Valentine's Day, find that town - find the romance. In the city of Verona, Italy, you can't help but
0 1/09
2008
Default Air Force Logo Avoid dead mail
What happens to my mail if it becomes undeliverable? In the postal world this is defined as "Dead Mail" which is any matter deposited into the Military Postal Service that becomes undeliverable and cannot be returned or forwarded to any known addressee. There are two rare cases in which mail is undeliverable; when an address label gets torn off
0 1/07
2008
Staff Sgt. Jason Horst, 723rd Air Mobility Squadron, clears the wing tip of a C-17 Globemaster III arriving for a quick turn at Ramstein from New York Dec. 13. The C-17 was promptly loaded with cargo by members of the 723rd AMS, and launched down range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenny Holston) 723rd Air Mobility Squadron performs night missions
Making it happen overnight. Airmen assigned to the 723rd Air Mobility Squadron do just that. When the official duty day ends at 4:30 p.m. it's just beginning at the 723rd AMS. The night mission for the men and women of the 723rd AMS is a vast one, as they work around the clock loading and unloading cargo, performing maintenance on aircraft and
0 12/18
2007
Staff Sgt. Anthony Rutt (left) reviews the daily schedule of events for the C-130 fleet with Staff Sgt. David Cantrall. (Courtesy photo) MOC watches over Ramsteins C-130 fleet
"Attention all radios this net: this is Wing MOC ..." The Airmen of the 86th Maintenance Operations Squadron provide 24-hour monitoring and oversight - 365 days a year - of aircraft status, movements and emergencies for the wing commander. They are in constant coordination with the command post and the base operations personnel to ensure the daily
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2007
Paige Norris-Miller (left), Katie Jensen and Amy Smith, 37th Airlift Squadron bluetail spouses, deliver home-baked cookies to Tech. Sgt. Adam Popp Dec. 11 on board a C-17 Globemaster at Ramstein. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Erin Dorrance) Wounded Warrior program delivers cookies
Home-baked cookies are delivered to injured Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coastguardsmen as they are aeromedically evacuated out of Ramstein. The program, called Wounded Warrior, is sponsored by spouse groups in the 86th Operations Group and occurs every Tuesday throughout the year. "I felt so honored to offer this service to those who
0 12/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Why Christmas is Dec. 25
Christmas is the traditional anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ. Most Protestants and Roman Catholics observe this anniversary on December 25th. Eastern Orthodox and Armenian churches observe Christ's birth either on Dec. 25 or Jan. 6. While the early Christians did meet regularly to commemorate the death, resurrection and promised return of
0 12/13
2007
Children disguised as the Holy Three Kings go from house to house to collect donations for their church. Courtesy photo Three Kings Day 2007
Children disguised as the three holy kings can be seen between Christmas and Jan. 6 walking from house to house in the KMC. They have paper crowns on their heads and carry a big golden star on a pole. They sing, pray and ask for charity collections for their church. Germans observe Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, Jan. 6. Epiphany marks the end of the
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2007
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