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  • Project CHEER makes light of dark season

    The Project CHEER program is gearing up in time for the holidays with more than $140,000 in cash and in-kind sponsorship, all to be used for prizes and implementing a variety of programs. From Nov. 1 to March 31, Project CHEER will feature cash prizes, a Wrestlemania trip giveaway and hundreds of events throughout the season. The program details
  • Helps just a call away

    Military & Family Life Consultants (MFLC) are available in the KMC. Today's military has a high operations tempo that includes frequent deployments, long hours at work and many sacrifices made by servicemembers, spouses and dependents. I have deployed on multiple occasions and understand how challenging these times can be on everyone. One of my top
  • Flexible response key to emergency management

    A chemical attack strikes Vogelweh. Meanwhile, Aviano Air Base, Italy, acts to recover from a high-explosive event outside the gate. While these scenarios were only part of an exercise, determining how to respond to events like these was the purpose of the Flexible Response '08 Training Seminar held at Ramstein Sept. 18 to 20. Flexible Response was
  • Nurse of the year

    Capt. Angela Miller, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, was awarded the Nebraska Nursing Association Nurse of the Year award. Captain Miller was recently awarded the Airlift/Tanker Association Specialized Mission Award.
  • Airman's quick action lands nomination

    As she quickly loaded her magazine, she heard, "incoming" and ducked into a doorway as a rocket hit the adjacent building she had just left, destroying it in a single second. Senior Airman Alanna Jolley was in the second week of her deployment in Afghanistan when her unit came under attack. Airman Jolley is a 1st Air and Space Communications
  • 496th Air Base Squadron projects airpower

    B-1 Lancers, E-3 Sentrys, KC-10 Extenders can swoop in and out of Moron Air Base, Spain, where a small, but proficient, Air Force squadron ensures support for each and every aircraft, crew and passenger. It is even an alternative landing site for the space shuttle. The 496th Air Base Squadron, which is assigned to the 86th Operations Group, ensured
  • AFN broadcast journalist

    Spc. Jennifer Gold is a broadcast journalist and public affairs specialist for American Forces Network Kaiserslautern. She writes, films, edits and produces news radio and television stories. The things she likes most about her job are meeting people and learning about different jobs in the military. In her job, she loves telling stories of
  • Get your CFC on

    Four things you should know about the U.S. Air Forces in Europe 2007 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas: 1. CFC is the world's largest and most successful workplace charity program and raises millions of dollars each year for thousands of non-profit organizations around the world, according to the federal Human Resources Agency.  All federal and
  • The difference between Hispanic and Latino

    The term "Hispanic" is derived from the people of the Iberian Peninsula, including Spain and Portugal. The term "Latino" is derived from the indigenous people of the Americas (Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Central America and South America). Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and most nations in Central and South America speak Spanish because they were once
  • 426th IOS adopts area

    Personnel from the 426th Information Operations Squadron recently demonstrated their "commitment to excellence" by banding together and adopting a piece of Vogelweh land. The area is across from the squadron, and next door to the Kaiserslautern elementary, junior high and high schools. "It is just one piece of military property that needed some
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