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  • Team Ramstein participates in air show

    Thirty Ramstein Airmen on two C-130 recently flew the long journey to the southern region of Africa to participate in an air show and share some of their knowledge and experience with the airmen if the South African Air Force. After their four-day visit with the Botswana Defense Force, the group continued on to South Africa to participate in the
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    The United States has annually celebrated the history and cultural traditions of the nation's Hispanic people for more than 30 years. The weeks of Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 have been set aside to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. This year's theme is "Getting Involved: Our Families, Our Community, Our Nation". KMC servicemembers and their
  • Experienced master sergeant starts power lifting team

    When a gentleman is able to bench press 400 pounds, squat more than 600 pounds, dead lift more than 660 pounds and has won a list of body building championships, it would be easy to assume he would be a great mentor for young athletes entering the sports of bodybuilding and power lifting. Creating a power lifting team here at Ramstein is what
  • Combat Comm helps boy scouts earn badges - 1st Combat Comm assists at local Cub Scout Day Camp

    Recently, 15 airmen from the 1st Combat Communications Squadron's Bravo Flight volunteered in support of the Transatlantic Council's Annual Cub Scout Day Camp, held at Sembach June 24 to 28. The annual camp gave 150 young scouts an opportunity to earn advancement and merit badges for their troop. Activities included archery fundamentals, BB gun
  • 5th CMSAF visits Ramstein

    The fifth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force shared his wealth of experience and stories with Airmen during his two-day visit to Ramstein Air Base, Germany Aug. 7 and 8. Retired Chief Master Sgt.Robert D. Gaylor visited Ramstein as part of a 10-day tour of U.S. Air Forces in Europe bases that included stops at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and
  • Dave Pelzer thanks Ramstein Airmen

    At age 12, Dave Pelzer weighed only 68 pounds when he was rescued from the hands of his alcoholic, abusive mother in March 1973. Mr. Pelzer was only 10 years old when he suffered a stab wound a half inch from his heart. Mr. Pelzer always said, "From this moment on, I'll never quit." This is the same message he conveyed to the Airmen at the 86th
  • Youth of Year starts KMC programs

    Some 4.8 million boys and girls serve in 4,300 club locations all over the United States with the Boys and Girls Club of America when every year the club holds numerous competitions at local, state, regional and national level to crown one person the National Youth of the Year. Demetrice D. Tuttle, who won the 2007-2008 National Youth of the Year
  • The Power of the Services Machine

    Over the Services emblem is a mighty torch; a torch which burns 24/7 and under-scored is our mission; Combat Support and Community Service. The 435th Services Squadron is the largest services squadron in the Air Force. The squadron includes 1,600 military and civilian employees operating from 130 facilities throughout the Kaiserslautern Military
  • Airman competes for title of Strongman

    The quiet of the 723rd Air Mobility Squadron gym is interrupted with the sounds of hardcore rock music. Staff Sgt. Adam Keep prepares for his workout, but this is not an average person's workout. The maximum weight that he lifts this day is 675 lbs without a belt; however, this is a normal day for Sergeant Keep, who has been competing in Strongman
  • Local nationals make up almost half of KMC fire department

    Fifty one point two percent seems like a shooting statistic or a percentage of a project that is complete. The 51.2 percent actually represents the amount of local nationals that work side-by-side with firefighters who are servicemembers from around the KMC. While having eight fire stations spread throughout the KMC, the firefighters don't have an