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  • 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.
  • Ramstein to conduct Giant Voice testing Oct 2, 5, and 6

    The 86th Communications Squadron is scheduled to conduct several tests of its “Giant Voice” capability at Air Force installations across the Kaiserslautern Military Community next week. All 18 loudspeakers will be tested on Oct. 2. Once each loudspeaker starts, the test may last for up to an hour. Each system will play every warning tone. On Oct
  • Becoming an officer

    Kaiserslautern Military Community Airmen attended a town hall meeting to learn about ways they can commission as officers in the Air Force Sept. 21, 2017, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.The Ramstein Education Office teamed up with Air Force company grade officers from around the area to conduct the meeting for those interested in broadening their
  • A base in a box: 86th MMS keeps Air Force ready for action

    Somewhere in the Luxembourg countryside, armed guards keep watch over a compound of non-descript warehouses and storage containers. Each warehouse in the facility holds a different surprise, but those coming in will find that most of these treasures are kept hidden under lock and key.Stacks of metal boxes tower above the ground as workers inspect
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