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Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community participate in a class led by Andrea Brooks, 786th Force Support Squadron Southside Fitness Center class instructor, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 29, 2016. From indoor cycling to yoga, the 786th FSS offers entry-level classes that anyone in the community can participate in. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, less than 5 percent of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day and only 1-in-3 adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week. Recent reports project that by 2030, half of all U.S. adults, approximately 115 million, will be obese. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Maintaining fitness goals with Ramstein classes
Whether it’s bulking up or trimming down, reaching fitness goals requires dedication and motivation. When it comes to fitness, the 786th Force Support Squadron can assist through their motivating fitness classes and programs.
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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
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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.
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A participant of a United Service Organizations-hosted cycling class, SoulCycle, prepares herself before it starts at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 15, 2016. Ramstein’s USO and the 86th Force Support Squadron hosted the indoor cycling classes as a method of keeping the exercise options in the Kaiserslautern Military Community refreshing and exciting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Cycling with the soul; USO hosts indoor exercise program
Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community attended a SoulCycle class hosted by the United Service Organizations at the Southside Fitness Center, Nov. 15-16, 2016.
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Airman 1st Class Patrick Stone, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, poses in front of a C-130J Super Hercules at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 17, 2016. Stone, along with wingman Staff Sgt. James Gaston, 37th AS loadmaster, worked together on creating a new repair program within their unit, which salvages usable parts from non-functional headsets to create complete units. In the first iteration of their program, Gaston and Stone were able to assemble nine fully-functional headsets from individual components, thus reducing the number of new headsets needing to be purchased. Together, they saved the Air Force $8,100. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Team Ramstein embraces innovation
Team Ramstein is embracing its culture of innovation by putting a new way to inspect its units and Airmen into action.
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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.
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Members of the Ramstein military motorcycle club from the Kaiserslautern Military Community ride in a group as they travel to pay their respects to the deceased at the Lorraine American Cemetery Nov. 11, 2016, at St. Avold, France. Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 and commemorates military veterans who currently serve or have served the U.S. armed forces, including those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. According to the DoD and Veterans Administration, since World War I, approximately 624,000 U.S. servicemembers have been killed in action battling in wars and conflicts. The Lorraine American Cemetery contains the buried remains of over 10,000 of them. It is the largest burial site of U.S. servicemembers in Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Remembering our fallen heroes
Members of the Ramstein military motorcycle club from the Kaiserslautern Military Community ride in a group as they travel to pay their respects to the deceased at the Lorraine American Cemetery Nov. 11, 2016, at St. Avold, France. Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 and commemorates military veterans who currently serve or have served
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Two portraits of fallen Air Force Office of Special Investigations Airmen lay on the floor during the 25th Expeditionary Field Investigation Squadron’s fallen heroes dedication ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 10, 2016. The 25th EFIS held the ceremony to commemorate AFOSI agents who lost their lives in the line of duty. Veteran’s Day is a celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice, even if it means their lives. According to a recent Congressional Research Service report, more than 6,500 U.S. service members have lost their lives in post-9/11 conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Gone but never forgotten: OSI constructs memorial for deceased
Two portraits of fallen Air Force Office of Special Investigations Airmen lay on the floor during the 25th Expeditionary Field Investigation Squadron’s fallen heroes dedication ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 10, 2016. The 25th EFIS held the ceremony to commemorate AFOSI agents who lost their lives in the line of duty. Veteran’s Day is
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Ben LeNeave and his daughter, Emma, fill out a pre-appointment form during the 86th Dental Squadron’s “Little Teeth, Big Smile” event at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2016. The event was a way for children ages up to 10 years old to get their teeth checked or cleaned in an environment tailored to their age group. According to the Center for Disease and Control, tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Little teeth, big smile: children visit dental
Ben LeNeave and his daughter, Emma, fill out a pre-appointment form during the 86th Dental Squadron’s “Little Teeth, Big Smile” event at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2016. The event was a way for children ages up to 10 years old to get their teeth checked or cleaned in an environment tailored to their age group. According to the Center for
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Airmen from the 86th Munitions Squadron properly secure boxes of ammunition as part of an exercise at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 25, 2016. The exercise pushed Airmen to perform jobs as effective and quick as possible, such as safely wrapping and loading boxes of ammunition into storage containers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer) Testing limits; 86th MUNS pushes itself during exercise
The 86th Munitions Squadron participated in an exercise Oct. 23-26, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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