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  • Holiday Crime Prevention

    Christmas will be here in no time, and with that comes an increase in crime. To help prevent becoming a victim during the holiday season, the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron suggests these holiday safety tips to help prevent theft and break-ins.
  • Winter weather awareness

    Being informed before the winter weather hits is a good way to be prepared. Knowing where to find information such as road conditions (ROADCON), early release, late reporting and base and school closures can ensure members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community keep themselves out of the elements. Following are frequently asked questions with answers.
  • Customs shopping guide for the holidays

    Some people are just not good at buying the right gifts. While this is normally a matter of taste, people new to Europe should note that many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. import rules.
  • Take Command with TRICARE Changes: Enrollments Shifting from Fiscal to Calendar Year Starting in January 2018

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. “Changing from a fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to a calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans,” said Capt Nicholas Edvarchuk 86th Medical Group Tricare Operation and Patient Administration Flight Commander. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year. This includes retirees and their family members in TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRICARE Reserve Select and those in TRICARE Young Adult plans. This change is one of several changes that TRICARE is adopting in 2018.
  • AFOSI Seeking Enlisted Airmen

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is slated to host a recruiting event at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein Air Base, Dec. 7, 2017 from 1030-1130 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Gen. Wolters thanks Ramstein Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, center, receives a briefing from 435th Air Ground Operations Wing officials at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 23, 2017. Wolters visited two wings on Ramstein and spoke with Airmen from numerous units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua
  • Ramstein lights a candle for Interpersonal Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Melissa Nater, 435th Contingency Training Squadron services contingency training instructor, holds a candle during Ramstein’s Interpersonal Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2017. Attendees dropped slips of paper into a bowl with the names of people close to them affected by
  • A night out with 86th SFS Airmen

    Staff Sgt. Nigel Carl, 86th Security Forces Squadron raven patrolman, walks out to his squad car to begin his shift on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Mar. 6, 2017. As the largest career field in the Air Force, it’s the job of security forces to protect, defend, and fight global enemy forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)
  • Celebrating 75 years of Airmen helping others with AFAS

    The Air Force Aid Society celebrated its 75-year anniversary here, March 10.
  • Der Fasching von Ramstein: Germans, Americans celebrate local tradition

    Firefighters from the Ramstein Air Base fire department walk through a parade during fasching, a festival held across Europe, in the city of Ramstein, Germany, Feb. 28, 2017. Civil workers, politicians, businessmen and more come together to crowd their streets and celebrate the coming of warmer weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane
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