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  • Mentoring the future

    Service member and civilian volunteers in the Kaiserslautern Military Community made strides to inspire and mentor children with special needs at the KMC Winter Special Olympics at the Vogelweh Military Complex, Dec. 1, 2017.The group comes together every spring and winter to conduct the KMC Special Olympics. The events are intended to help build
  • Joint-Exercise Double Eagle wraps up in Serbia

    “This exercise is important because it builds the readiness of both our militaries,” said Lieutenant General John Gronski, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe. “When you have a ready military a region can be more stable and secure.”The Serbian government invited the U.S. to train with their forces in order to strengthen both countries’
  • USO, military leaders, thank KMC

    Leaders from the Army and Air Force joined forces with the United Services Organization to thank military members in the Kaiserslautern Military Community with an event on Vogelweh Military Complex, Germany, Nov. 18, 2017. The team conducted the annual USO Thanks for Thanksgiving event, in which senior non-commissioned officers provided free
  • 86th MDG leadership visits Homburg Medical University

    Leadership from the 86th Medical Group and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center visited Saarland University Medical Center in Homburg, Germany, Nov. 9, 2017, in order to strengthen partnership and exchange information with German medical practitioners. Capt. Nicholas Edvarchuk, 86th MDSS Tricare operations and patient administration flight commander,
  • Ramstein Airmen honor U.S. veterans in Belgium

    Bad weather did not deter Airmen assigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from celebrating Veteran’s Day at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium. The ethereal curtain of fog and delicate rainfall only added to the poignancy of the ceremony.The Airmen, assigned to the 86th Civil Engineer Group, maintained their bearing and honored all of
  • 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
  • 1st CBCS: sharpening skills, creating solutions

    Airmen assigned to the 1st Combat Communications Squadron conducted a readiness exercise on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, Oct. 26, 2017.The exercise, is expected to continue for approximately two weeks, and is designed to test the mission capabilities 1st CBCS Airmen. The combat communications Airmen also partnered with the 1st Air and Space
  • AFE saves lives every day

    Imagine being in an aircraft 30,000 feet in the air when suddenly something goes wrong: a pressure drop, a fire, a malfunction, or any other emergency.Not only will the aircrew have to act quickly to save themselves, but their equipment must also work properly.This is why aircrew flight equipment Airmen dedicate themselves to providing clean,
  • 86 MDS offers drug disposal

    Often when people are prescribed medications they end up with more than they needed. Rather than letting them expire patients should dispose of them. But some people feel uneasy about using the FDA accepted methods of throwing medication in the garbage or pouring it down the drain, especially in an environmentally conscious country like Germany.
  • Soon to rise: futuristic schools for the KMC

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the Kaiserslautern Elementary School’s new campus took place on Vogelweh Military Complex, Germany, Sept. 29.
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