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  • 86th SFS welcomes new MWD

    Almost all Airmen can remember their first few months in the Air Force; going through the Military Entrance Processing Station, entering Basic Military Training, moving on to technical school and finally making it to their first duty station. But not all who put down their life to serve come on two legs, such as military working dogs. Many may not realize the journey an MWD travels to become one, and how it can parallel to their own journey into the Air Force. The 86th Security Forces Squadron welcomed a new MWD to their ranks on June 29, a 2-year-old German Shephard named Rogo. He is fresh out of training from the 321st Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; the gateway to the Air Force for Airmen and MWDs.
  • 86th Dental Squadron readies USAFE Airmen

    Readiness to deploy at a moment’s notice is a top priority for Airmen within U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and the 86th Dental Squadron plays a critical role in ensuring members across the Kaiserslautern Military Community are worldwide qualified. At the biggest USAFE dental clinic, days are never dull for the dental technicians, with the
  • 721st APS stays safe on the job

    In April alone, the 721st Aerial Port Squadron was in charge of the safe passage for over 14,000 passengers, 700 aircraft and 4,000 tons of cargo. Through the work of the safety office, they were able to accomplish this task with minimal risk to workers, passengers, equipment and cargo.
  • Ramstein Airman defends MILGRAPH award

    It is only a small percentage of Airmen who throughout their careers are able to rise above their peers and achieve a Department of Defense-level award. The number drops even lower for Airmen who achieve this more than once. Senior Airman Damon Kasberg, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, accomplished this honor when he was awarded the Visual Information Awards Program Military Graphic Artist of the Year two years in a row.
  • Being a better sponsor

    Imagine arriving in a foreign country for the first time to start the next leg of your military career. Not only is the long flight exhausting, but carrying multiple bags, maybe children and pets and trying to figure out the next step can become extremely stressful.
  • Service members search for more than gold

    They wake in the early hours of the morning to go out to their site. They set up screening stations, and for the next six to eight hours, they withstand the changing weather as they search through tons of dirt one bucket at a time.
  • DoDEA, local schools strengthen partnerships

    The eleven Department of Defense Education Activity schools in the KMC have the unique opportunity to engage with local German schools and villages. These engagements not only improve the overall quality of education for our children, but also foster a better understanding of, and relationship with, our host nation and community.
  • Nurses, technicians recognized during appreciation week

    Nurses and technicians were recognized all over the world for their hard work, dedication and sacrifices they make on a daily basis to selflessly care for their patients during the Nurses and Technician Appreciation Week May 6 through 13.
  • Crew chief instructor starts up newcomers

    Engines roar, pilots get situated and loadmasters secure cargo all while maintenance teams are ensuring each and every aircraft are prepped and ready for a safe flight, around-the-clock, day and night. Tech. Sgt. Roscoe Tamondong, 86th Maintenance Group NCO in-charge instructor element, ensures the brand-new crew chiefs assigned to Ramstein are
  • Chalking up our anxiety, separated from family

    Azmeralda Poole pushes the chalk down on the ground and draws two dots inside a circle, cracking a grin as she sketches a smiling face. She points to her creation as she looks up at Nicole Flores, her Vogelweh Elementary School counselor."This is me. I'm happy right now!"Flores smiles and consoles the young girl as she participates in a therapy
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