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  • 86 MDG COVID-19 task force keeps KMC safe

    Since March 2020 the 86th MDG has worked hard to keep the Kaiserslautern Military Community healthy.
  • WIC Overseas offers free supplemental services amid pandemic

    The Women, Infants and Children Overseas program re-opened its office doors Oct. 1, 2020, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to continue offering free supplemental services to Kaiserslautern Military Community families.
  • How to cool off indoors when the heat turns up

    Historically, Ramstein is not an area where extreme temperatures exist for long periods of time. The base typically experiences high temperatures for no more than three to four weeks of the year. Despite this, some on-base residents may wonder how to get relief from hotter months in the absence of air conditioning.
  • Stay mentally fit during COVID-19

    The 86th Medical Group is available to help with any stressors, including those related to COVID-19. The group established a COVID-19 Stress Line April 6.
  • 86 MDG details new COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

    The 86th Medical Group established a coronavirus disease 2019 drive-thru testing process in the Ramstein Medical Clinic parking lot, March 27, giving patients treatment from their own vehicles.
  • COVID-19 operations: keeping passengers safe

    The Ramstein Passenger Terminal transformed their operations to protect against the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019.
  • WIC Overseas: Helping families lead healthier lives

    The Women, Infants and Children Overseas program, a Department of Defense nutrition education and supplemental food program, provides multiple benefits that help families lead healthier lives and save money.
  • Airlifter of the Week: 86th MDOS Airman’s passion for success through health

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman David Hawkins, 86th Medical Operations Squadron pediatric medical technician, received the honor of being named Ramstein’s Airlifter of the Week, Feb. 13, 2019.Hawkins has a passion for leading others to a balanced life of mental, spiritual and physical health, he said. That passion started with his upbringing in
  • Practicing safe supplement use

    When people hear the word “supplement,” some tend to think about gym weights clashing and sweat, but supplements are used for far more than just getting “swole” or losing weight. There are a myriad of reasons people choose to take a supplement, but service members should be cognizant of what is in a supplement and the potential risks involved before making that choice.
  • What is ‘healthy aging’ to you?

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Yuyi Jiang, 86th Dental Squadron dental assistant technician, laughs during a photo shoot on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 13, 2017. Being a dental assistant has helped further Jiang’s understanding of healthy aging by emphasizing the importance of oral hygiene. “I think healthy aging is where you do the best you
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