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  • 1st CMXS Dragons scale, gut radar

    1st Communications Maintenance Squadron Airmen scaled and gutted two high-towering weather radars, saving 288 work hours, more than $7,000 in TDY funds and approximately $1 million in contractor removal fees. The radars, located at Sembach and Katterbach, belonged to the 21st Operational Weather Squadron and 7th Weather Squadron, Detachment 5
  • AADD saves

    AADD saves - not just one at a time, but countless lives on unnumbered nights. Armed forces Against Drunk Driving started in the KMC in 2003, and is a successful program that potentially saved more than 1,600 lives in 2007 and more than 10,500 lives in total. AADD's goal is to prevent accidents, and even deaths, caused by driving under the
  • Date set for Order of the Sword induction

    Preparations are underway for the Order of the Sword induction ceremony to honor General William T. Hobbins, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe. USAFE Command Chief Master Sgt. Gary Coleman and a team of individuals throughout the command are working diligently to put together this red-carpet event. "General Hobbins is a leader who personifies
  • Reducing speed gains a valuable second

    Recently, the KMC lost one of its valued Airmen as a result of an automobile crash. While traveling on a rural highway, the Airman lost control on a curve, left the highway and struck a tree. If he hadn't struck the tree, he would have gone down a steep embankment, which might have caused his vehicle to roll several times. With the conclusion of
  • '' Home Away From Home''

    Home Away From Home is a program where KMC families invite Airmen living in the dorms into their homes for Thanksgiving Day. To register, contact Capt. Randy Sellers at randy.sellers@ramstein.af.mil or call 480-5753.

  • U.S. Air Force assists in Darfur troop movement

    The U.S. Air Force provided airlift support to 400 Rwandan Soldiers Oct. 20 who are supporting the African Union peacekeeping mission in the Darfur region of Sudan. The 786th Air Expeditionary Squadron includes Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, providing expeditionary airfield operations focusing on cargo and personnel movement, and two C-17
  • Spanish starts at Kindergarten

    By their high school senior year, several non-Hispanic children will speak Spanish fluently with little to no accent. This goal is now achievable thanks to a pilot program at Department of Defense Dependents Schools around the KMC. Ramstein, Landstuhl and Vogelweh schools have all adopted the Foreign Language in the Elementary School program which
  • AWAG conference comes to Ramstein

    The American Women's Activities, Germany Rheinland-Pfalz Area is bringing together speakers, community leaders and volunteers for a one-day conference 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22, at the Ramstein Officers' Club. This conference provides unique opportunities for volunteers to obtain training and guidance to govern organizations more effectively, as
  • 3rd AF Airman receives Bronze Star

    Maj. Gen. Paul Fletcher had one item left on his to-do list before his final departure from the headquarters building where he worked since Nov. 1, 2000 − present one of his colleagues with a Bronze Star. The 3rd Air Force-United Kingdom vice commander called an all-staff meeting Sept. 21 and presented a Bronze Star to Col. William O'Donnell, 3rd