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  • Be the light: Local volunteers shine in dark times

    With passports gathering dust and social events a distant memory, some might be tempted to wallow in the boredom left by COVID-19. Instead of giving into despair, a group of local volunteers got to work making positive contributions to the Kaiserslautern Military Community.
  • Airman dorm leader receives Airlifter of the Week

    Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing recognized Staff Sgt. Jacob Edwards, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron Airman dorm leader, as Airlifter of the Week for his dedication and innovation, April 1, 2021.
  • Homework makes dream work

    Many people view a child’s education as a foundation for developing the ability to learn well into adulthood. For one parent in particular, this journey presented challenges which seemed daunting in the beginning, but more attainable over time.“The thought of me teaching my son things which he’ll need to recall, on a daily basis, for the rest of
  • Airlifter of the Week: Achievement through acquirement

    U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Devin Dailey, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron sortie support assistant flight chief, earned Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 16, 2020.
  • Knights at night

    As the sun sets on Ramstein Air Base and many of its offices sit vacant, some work centers still have the lights on. The 86th Operations Support Squadron’s Knights remain ever vigilant to keep the mission going every day and night.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Leading from the front

    The 86th Airlift Wing recognized Tech. Sgt. Cesar Soto-Betancourt, 86th Dental Squadron general dentistry noncommissioned officer in charge, Nov. 19, 2020, as airlifter of the week for his leadership and adaptability under pressure.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Always ready

    For some readiness isn’t just a word, it’s a mantra they live by every day.
  • Airlifter of the Week: Airman discovers WWII relic

    Staff Sgt. Tyler D. Nelson, 86th Maintenance Group maintenance operations center (MOC) senior controller, was recognized as Airlifter of the Week for his excellent work ethic and how he managed to potentially save lives outside of work with an innocent hobby.
  • 721 MSS communications: Maintaining rapid global mobility

    No matter the job in the U.S. Air Force, there’s one resource which remains consistent between them--computers. From sending emails to gathering intelligence, every Airman relies on them.Having access to this resource is crucial to the efficiency of air superiority, and a communications team is an essential support function for any unit. The 721st
  • 721 MSS EOSF: Peace of mind

    When arriving at a new place for the first time, the unfamiliarity can be overwhelming. This is especially true for Airmen who are expected to execute the mission immediately upon arrival.For the 721st Mobility Support Squadron, a unit whose majority consist of deployed members on a rotation-based tour, a two-man flight acts as a logistical hub for
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