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  • KMCC VQ long on amenities

    As construction continues at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, designers' efforts to ensure pleasant future stays at the Visitors' Quarters are clear. Crew rest is a safety - and customer service - concern, so peace and quiet come as a pair at the VQ. By design, the feel inside the VQ is softened by textured carpets and walls with
  • DEDICATED: Ramstein crew chiefs take control of additional planes

    One by one, seven staff sergeants from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron raised their hands Monday and took an oath in front of their commanders and colleagues. They are Dedicated Crew Chiefs for C-130E Hercules aircraft now. And with that title comes a special kind of responsibility. They are each assigned to watch over and maintain the
  • KMC commander visits Romania

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Falcons launch alongside Romanian MIGs, one right after another on a hot summer day in Constanta, Romania. The aircraft are taking part in Exercise Viper Lance 2006, the first-ever U.S. F-16 Falcon exercise on Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Constanta, Romania. As the planes dog fight and fly low-level, Ramstein Airmen from the
  • KMCC Visitors' Quarters 'state-of-the-art'

    Construction continues at the new Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Visitors' Quarters on Ramstein. A portion of the KMCC is being built by German contractors under Air Force supervision. "The quality is really good," said Capt. Andrew Sheehan, KMCC project management officer. This VQ is the fourth facility of its type in the Air Force.
  • 1st CBCS hooks up NATO exercise

    One mile of cable, six pallets of equipment and three days to set up fully functioning communications for a forward base is standard work for members of the 1st Combat Communications Squadron. About 13 members of the 1st CBCS, headquartered at Ramstein, are working in support of Exercise Viper Lance 2006, a bilateral exercise with members of the
  • COMUSAFE visits 86th, 435th units

    Check out photos from U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander General Tom Hobbins visit to units from the 435th Air Base Wing and 86th Airlift Wing Aug. 18.
  • Cadets give a summer boost to LRMC

    Nursing school or hands-on experience in arguably the busiest military hospital in the world? A group of future officers has its cake and can eat it too, as both options were recently made available. For one month, eight nursing cadets and six Army Medical Department cadets came to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to hone their skills working with
  • Paying respect to our flag

    At precisely 4:30 p.m. on the last duty day of this month the Ramstein Honor Guard will participate in the time-honored ceremony of lowering and folding the U.S. flag.It will be a formal affair with the Honor Guard in careful formation and a narrator saying a few words. "A flag is more than just a piece of cloth. A flag represents all that is great
  • USAGK changes commanders

    Lt. Col. Mechelle B. Hale took command of the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Aug. 10 at the Armstrong Community Club on Vogelweh Housing. She succeeds Lt. Col. Erik O. Daiga, who goes to the Pentagon to serve with the Army Chief of Staff for Installation Management Office. "I'm honored by the privilege to become a part of this team," said
  • Out of Cyprus: a letter of thanks to Ramstein Airmen

    Editor's note: the following letter was submitted to the 435th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office by a family who travelled through Ramstein following their departure from Lebanon. Words cannot describe my gratitude and appreciation to you and to everyone at the air base in Ramstein, Germany. My son Danny (15), my daughter Amanda (11) and I were