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  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe command chief master sergeant retires

    After more than 30 years of successful service, USAFE Command Chief Master Sergeant Gary G. Coleman was honored Nov. 16 during a retirement ceremony officiated by Gen William T. Hobbins, commander of USAFE. Chief Coleman will bid farewell to the U.S. Air Force effective May 1, 2008. Special guests Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J.
  • The sound of the holidays has arrived

    You just know the holiday season is officially here. The air is brisk. Your cheeks are red. And, you can hear the sound of bells ringing as you approach the Ramstein Base Exchange and Commissary. It's the annual bell ringing program, hosted by the KMC Top 3. From now to Christmas, bell ringers will be outside the base exchange store and commissary
  • KMC youth hits one outta the park

    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig presented Maddie Byrd, a Ramstein youth, with the Major League Ball STAR award at game three of the World Series in Denver Colo. Maddie, 15, is the daughter of Lt. Col. Phil Byrd and Tammie Byrd. Maddison (Maddie) Byrd was announced as the first ever national winner for the Major League Baseball S.T.A.R. −
  • American Indian Heritage celebration continues

    Native American Family Night at community center The Ramstein Community Center is hosting Native American Family Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday. The event includes Native American dancers, activities and fun. This is a free event for the whole family and a chance to learn something new about the Native American culture. KMC honors Warriors The
  • 1,825 days: 86th AES sets standard for responsible drinking

    The 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron has gone 1,825 days without an alcohol-related incident and recently celebrated this milestone with a fall festival for squadron members and family. The squadron was practicing 0-0-1-3 and responsible drinking before it became a reality and the cornerstone to reduce ARIs across the Air Force. In June 2006, I
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe command chief master sergeant retires

    After more than 30 years of successful service, USAFE Command Chief Master Sergeant Gary G. Coleman was honored Nov. 16 during a retirement ceremony officiated by Gen William T. Hobbins, commander of USAFE. Chief Coleman will bid farewell to the U.S. Air Force effective May 1, 2008. Special guests Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J.
  • Gen. Hobbins honored as 17th recipient of USAFE’s order of the sword

    With all the pomp and circumstance the U.S. Air Forces in Europe enlisted corps could muster, some 800 guests witnessed the induction of Gen. William T. Hobbins, USAFE commander, into the order of the sword here tonight. The order of the sword is the highest honor enlisted Airmen can bestow on an individual. "Being placed in the company of the
  • Pamphlet eases holiday mail rush

    Mailing packages stateside from Europe involves many prohibitions, restrictions and import duty rules. U.S. personnel can avoid the pitfalls by getting the "International Mail Imports" pamphlet from a military customs office. "Many people do not know that Customs and Border Protection may fine you at least $300 if you mail meat or any meat products
  • Hybrid battalion moves into Darfur

      The U.S. Air Force provided airlift support to the Rwandan 55th Battalion Oct. 24. The battalion is one of two working as the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operations in Darfur. The other battalion is from Nigeria. In July, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution creating UNAMID. By the beginning of 2008, UNAMID
  • Stars, singers to perform at Operation Seasons Greetings

    Countdown to OSG: doors open at 6 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. in Hangar 1. Operation Season's Greetings is one of the biggest shows of the year for military installations overseas, and it's comin' to town Nov. 30. Country music star Jamie O'Neal headlines the show, which also brings in four New England Patriots Cheerleaders and Puerto Rican
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