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  • Women's History Month Highlights Air Force Female's Career

    With Women's History Month in full swing, it only makes sense for Master Sgt. Hollie Heath to celebrate the milestone of her seventeenth year in the Air Force this March. Born a military brat in Yuma, Ariz., Sergeant Heath could remember her father going on exciting adventures and bringing back the proof of the journeys with exotic gifts.
  • Youth deployment line teaches kids about parents’ jobs

    The sound of military cadence could be heard in the background of the 86th Construction and Training Squadron tent city, but this was not a flashback to basic training, it was the sound of students learning what it is like to deploy--just like their parents. Kids4Kids is a partner program between Ramstein Intermediate and Middle Schools for
  • Youth deployment line teaches kids about parents’ jobs

    The sound of military cadence could be heard in the background of the 86th Construction and Training Squadron tent city, but this was not a flashback to basic training, it was the sound of students learning what it is like to deploy--just like their parents. Kids4Kids is a partner program between Ramstein Intermediate and Middle Schools for
  • Annual training saves lives

    "It is better to be prepared for an occurrence and it never occurs than to have an occurrence and not be prepared," said Whitney M. Young Jr, American Liberties Activist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Recently, several Ramstein Airmen's preparedness was put to the test as skills they learned in such military training as CPR and
  • Reintegration retreat brings couples together

    With vows "for better or worse," when most people get married, they think only about wedded bliss, not the numerous deployments and remote tours that add stress to relationships. One program on base helps reacquaint spouses to help resolve some of these exact issues through reintegration retreats. The Ramstein Airman and Family Readiness Center
  • 435th CPTS not only supports USAFE, but proves to be best in the Air Force

    Supporting multiple wings and two numbered Air Forces might seem like a difficult task but the 435th Comptroller Squadron is money when it comes down to it. The squadron is made up of the more than 60 civilian and servicemembers that ensure military and civilian personnel get paid correctly and on time with little or no problems. While the 435th
  • Program promotes drug-free future leaders

    One KMC program specializes in providing youths the tools needed to avoid bad life choices while also having a good time and creating long lasting friendships - the Drug Education for Youth program. "The DEFY program affords kids the opportunity to learn necessary life skills to be successful in all they do," said Col. Don Bacon, 435th Air Base
  • Paralegal career field offers challenges but vast rewards

    Providing legal advice and a full range of legal service support to all Air Force commanders, service members, retirees and their families located in the Kaiserslautern Military Community is the mission of the Ramstein legal team. The Ramstein Law Center is the largest Air Force law center in Europe servicing the 435th Air Base Wing, 86th Airlift
  • Caring for patients on the fly: Medical professionals hone patient care skills at altitude

    It seemed odd - a group of flight suit-clad healthcare personnel bustling about the tail of a parked C-130 like they owned the place. If it weren't for the medical badges embroidered on their jackets, one could've easily mistaken them for a gaggle of crew chiefs. It didn't take long, however, before the medical team removed any question about who
  • AMC aeromedical evac missions bring Total Force partners together

    In the Air Force today, the phrase "Total Force," the multi-component of active-duty, Reserves, and Guard forces in the military, is a way of life for many Airmen. In the Air Mobility Command aeromedical evacuation community, every day entails a combination of Total Force AMC assets and communication challenges in order to save lives. Since October
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