• Senior Airman Dylan Scott, 7th Weather Squadron regional weather maintenance technician, performs final checks on a TMQ-53, tactical meteorological observing system, during a demonstration at the Warfighter Weather Conference Sept. 14 on Kapaun. The conference brought together 33 units assigned to several combatant commands, NATO partners, and sister services with the intent to educate and network between operators and leadership.

    Warfighter Weather Conference: Weathermen predict efficiency

    Airmen assigned to the 21st Operational Weather Squadron held the first Warfighter Weather Conference, Sept. 14 to 16, on Kapaun Air Station.

  • Retired Air Force Col. Kenneth Cordier, a former Vietnam prisoner of war (1966 to 1973), and Col. Matthew Villella, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing vice commander, place the POW/MIA memorial wreath Sept. 15 on Ramstein’s River Rats memorial. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, there are no more than 82,000 military members unaccounted for from past conflicts, 1,600 from Vietnam alone.

    Ramstein recognizes National POW/MIA Day

    Members of Ramstein Air Base came together at the Ramstein Officers’ Club for a luncheon and wreath laying ceremony to observe National Prisoners Of War/Missing In Action Recognition Day on Sept. 15. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday of September each year and, though first recognized […]

  • Sabine Allen, graphic designer and spouse of Army Staff Sgt. Anthony Allen, Religious Service Office noncommissioned officer in charge at Kleber Kaserne, uses her drawing tablet at her home Sept. 13 on Vogelweh. Allen recently won the 86th Force Support Squadron Continuous Process Improvement office and Innovation Program’s logo contest.

    KMC spouse wins CPI office logo contest

    A military spouse from the Kaiserslautern Military Community won the 86th Force Support Squadron Continuous Process Improvement office and Innovation Program logo contest held from July 10 to Aug. 10. The contest involved combining the idea of innovation with the 86th Airlift Wing into a single logo. “We needed a […]

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Retired Air Force Col. Kenneth Cordier, a former Vietnam prisoner of war (1966 to 1973), and Col. Matthew Villella, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing vice commander, place the POW/MIA memorial wreath Sept. 15 on Ramstein’s River Rats memorial. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, there are no more than 82,000 military members unaccounted for from past conflicts, 1,600 from Vietnam alone.

Ramstein recognizes National POW/MIA Day

Members of Ramstein Air Base came together at the Ramstein Officers’ Club for a luncheon and wreath laying ceremony to observe National Prisoners Of War/Missing In Action Recognition Day on Sept. 15. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday of September each year and, though first recognized […]

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Senior Airman Dylan Scott, 7th Weather Squadron regional weather maintenance technician, performs final checks on a TMQ-53, tactical meteorological observing system, during a demonstration at the Warfighter Weather Conference Sept. 14 on Kapaun. The conference brought together 33 units assigned to several combatant commands, NATO partners, and sister services with the intent to educate and network between operators and leadership.

Warfighter Weather Conference: Weathermen predict efficiency

Airmen assigned to the 21st Operational Weather Squadron held the first Warfighter Weather Conference, Sept. 14 to 16, on Kapaun Air Station.

Lifestyle & Health

Farmers market takes place in Schneckenhausen

Farmers market takes place in Schneckenhausen

The North Palatinate Farmers Market will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in Schneckenhausen. Regional farmers and vendors will present items of high quality at about 70 stands. The event also will feature a tractor display and thresher demonstration.

Sports

Sports Shorts — Sept. 22, 2017

Twilight basketball U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness offers twilight basketball games every other Friday night from 9 to 11 p.m. at Vogelweh Gym on Vogelweh, Bldg. 2050. These games are open to all Common Access Card holders. The CAC must be registrered with the gym during manned hours, […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts — Sept. 15, 2017

Functional fitness comes to Rhine Ordnance Barracks

86th MXS wins intramural softball championship

Schools

Education Notes — Sept. 22, 2017

Sunny birthday celebrations Landstuhl Elementary Middle School students celebrate birthdays by walking around the sun with the earth carefully in hand in Gabriele Arseneault’s classroom. When they walk, they remember that the earth is the third planet around the sun and that a year has 365 days. This is a […] - READ MORE...

First Day in Kindergarten

Education Notes — Sept. 15, 2017

Back to school: Making it the best year for students