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Capt. Christopher Tracy, 86th Dental Squadron dentist, uses a cotton swab to insert a small cotton ball into the ear of an Air Force Office of Special Investigations agent at an OSI office at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 6, 2017. Small cotton balls were used as plugs to prevent the molding from sliding deep into the inner ear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning) Custom comfort: OSI hearing clear after dental visit
Did you hear the one about the teeth? Read how dental Airmen helped the ears of OSI agents and saved the Air Force over $20,000 in one day.
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A military fuel truck drives on the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 10, 2017. The Kaiserslautern Military Community received a record snowfall of approximately 3 1/2 inches in one day, making it the largest snowfall in a 24-hour period in the area since 2009. Local weather studies report that the state of Rheinland-Pfalz receives an average of 24.4 inches of precipitation each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) The enemy doesn't take snow days, neither does team Ramstein
A military fuel truck drives on the flightline at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 10, 2017. The Kaiserslautern Military Community received a record snowfall of approximately 3 1/2 inches in one day, making it the largest snowfall in a 24-hour period in the area since 2009. Local weather studies report that the state of Rheinland-Pfalz receives an
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Tanks filter fuel coming in through European pipe lines at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 12, 2016. Long before being used, incoming fuel is filtered and stored in facilities across base in large tanks that can hold approximately one million gallons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission
Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.
0 12/15
2016
Senior leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community, load up on a bus before they visit Airmen selected to promote to chief master sergeant at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 8, 2016. Although the Air Force has been an independent service since 1947, the rank of chief master sergeant did not exist until the authorization of the Military Pay Act of 1958. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Earning their final stripe: CMSgt-selects make the cut
Senior leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community, load up on a bus before they visit Airmen selected to promote to chief master sergeant at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 8, 2016. Although the Air Force has been an independent service since 1947, the rank of chief master sergeant did not exist until the authorization of the Military
0 12/09
2016
An Airman volunteering at the Northside Post Office sifts through a box of mail before putting it in their corresponding mail boxes at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 8, 2016. Volunteers can help make a difference in the community and aid in maintaining morale through dozens of volunteer opportunities during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Ramstein community helps postal Airmen during busy holiday season
Members of the Northside Chapel volunteered to help Airmen at the Northside Post Office here, Dec. 9
0 12/09
2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Cassidy, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, peers out the back of a C-130J Super Hercules after air dropping more than 50 paratroopers over the skies of Germany, Nov. 30, 2016. The crew, stationed at Ramstein Air Base, assisted in International Jump Week by providing aircraft for the paratroopers to jump from. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Bass) 37th AS assists in international lift
Clear skies and a cold breeze added to the atmosphere of the moment while two crews assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, here, assisted their passengers’ mission for the day: To jump out of a perfectly good C-130J Super Hercules.November 28-Dec. 2, marked the most recent iteration of International Jump Week, an exercise held bi-annually with NATO
0 12/05
2016
Ramstein leadership meet with the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility staff before Airmen eat during a Thanksgiving meal at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2016. Every year at Ramstein, leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community visits the base’s dining facility to cook food and meet Airmen during Thanksgiving. In the U.S., the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition can trace its origins back to 1621 in the heart of a newly-founded city called Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. However, the first nationwide Thanksgiving proclamation was made by the first president of the U.S., George Washington, in 1789. Since then, the holiday has been celebrated by an entire nation to recount the blessings of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Ramstein leadership joins Airmen, celebrates Thanksgiving
Ramstein leadership meet with the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility staff before Airmen eat during a Thanksgiving meal at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2016. Every year at Ramstein, leadership across the Kaiserslautern Military Community visits the base’s dining facility to cook food and meet Airmen during Thanksgiving. In the U.S., the modern
0 11/24
2016
Default Air Force Logo Mitigating human factors in the workplace
Every day Airmen get busier as they strive to improve themselves and take on new responsibilities in their careers.
0 11/18
2016
Default Air Force Logo 569th USFPS new data advises security measures through holiday season
While living in Germany, individuals have direct access to travel to many different countries and enjoy the vast cultures of the world. Imagine going on vacation and coming home to the realization that your house was raided, personal possessions are gone, and your sense of security is lost.
0 11/16
2016
Default Air Force Logo Construction on new traffic circle begins this month
A new traffic junction will be constructed beginning Nov. 28 outside the East Gate. The new junction, described as a turbo circle, is a State Authority for Mobility (LBM) project, designed to meet future traffic needs. According to LBM, the project is scheduled to occur in five phases. The first phase, the re-routing of the L369 in the area of the
0 11/15
2016
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