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  • Mitigating human factors in the workplace

    Every day Airmen get busier as they strive to improve themselves and take on new responsibilities in their careers.
  • 569th USFPS new data advises security measures through holiday season

    While living in Germany, individuals have direct access to travel to many different countries and enjoy the vast cultures of the world. Imagine going on vacation and coming home to the realization that your house was raided, personal possessions are gone, and your sense of security is lost.
  • Construction on new traffic circle begins this month

    A new traffic junction will be constructed beginning Nov. 28 outside the East Gate. The new junction, described as a turbo circle, is a State Authority for Mobility (LBM) project, designed to meet future traffic needs. According to LBM, the project is scheduled to occur in five phases. The first phase, the re-routing of the L369 in the area of the
  • KMC takes care of retirees during appreciation week

    Members of Kaiserslautern Military Community organizations came together to assist the retiree population here, Oct. 4, in honor of Retiree Appreciation Week.
  • Ramstein Airmen: detail oriented, disaster prepared

    Day-to-day life is full of revelations, some good and others bad. When bad situations arise, an Airman’s attention to detail on the ground is imperative to save a life in the air. The 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen ensure the safety of aircrew by properly equipping them for everyday and emergency missions.
  • Ramstein focuses on suicide prevention

    Members of the 86th Airlift Wing came together to highlight suicide prevention and awareness for Suicide Prevention Month with two major events on base.The first event was held Sept. 22 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center and featured different base agencies that can provide assistance to members seeking help.“There are multiple sources
  • 86th AW CCC engages KMC 5/6

    Chief Master Sgt. Aaron D. Bennett, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, spoke to members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community 5/6 association during their general membership meeting Sept. 1, 2016.
  • 86 CES Firefighters train in plane rescue operations

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany—The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, alongside the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers, performed an annual extraction exercise Aug. 23, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 86th AW commander celebrates final flight

    Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas, 86th Airlift Wing commander, celebrated his final flight in the 86th AW with a “fini flight” July 19 to 20.
  • 86th VRS keeps Ramstein rolling

    Senior Airman Duncan Wild, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron vehicle maintainer, conducts maintenance on a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 13, 2016. Airmen at the 86th VRS work on a wide variety of government-owned vehicles such as military vehicles, pickup trucks, police cars and special- purpose vehicles.