• Photo by Andrey_Popov/Shuttestock.com

    Superstitious people fear Friday the 13th

    Today is Friday the 13th. Superstitious people are afraid of this day. They see it as a day of bad luck. Some don’t even want to leave their house so nothing can happen to them.

  • Airman 1st Class Daniela Pastor, 86th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate paralegal, assists Staff Sgt. Tynisia Hains, 86th Force Support Squadron installation patrolman, at the base legal office Jan. 5 on Ramstein. Ramstein’s Tax Center is located at the base legal office, where volunteers and Airmen work to ensure active-duty members are provided with the tax assistance they need.

    Hitting books with Ramstein’s Tax Center

    Filing taxes, whether for the first or 30th time, can be a time-consuming and confusing task for anyone. To alleviate some of the stress, volunteers and Airmen from the Ramstein Tax Center are here to make sure active-duty members are provided with the tax assistance they need.

  • Courtesy photo
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Smith, radio NCO in charge with Armed Forces Network Kaiserslautern, keeps informing listeners about the move to 105.1 FM scheduled for Wednesday. U.S. specs cars will be able to tune to the station, fixing an issue plaguing listeners for years.

    ‘We fixed it!’ AFN moving to 105.1

    For residents of the Kaiserslautern Military Community who love to cruise down the autobahn listening to American Forces Network Kaiserslautern, don’t be discouraged if the station doesn’t play on radio frequency 100.2 FM starting Wednesday.

Digital edition

News

Military vehicles from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, roll off the ship ARC Resolve Jan. 6 in Bremerhaven, Germany, marking the beginning of back-to-back rotations of armored brigades in Europe as part of Atlantic Resolve. The vehicles and equipment, totaling more than 2,700 pieces, will be shipped to Poland for certification before deploying across Europe for use in training with partner nations.

Tanks arrive in Germany to begin armor rotations

BREMERHAVEN, Germany — The first pieces of equipment from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, rolled off the boat Jan. 6 in Bremerhaven, beginning back-to-back rotations of U.S. troops and armor in Europe.

Features

U.S. Army Warrant Officer Jonathan Reed, 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, 19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment airspace management officer in charge (left), leads Roll ’N’ Rock in a song during a concert  Dec. 17 at the Red Barn in Kaiserslautern. Reed uses his love of music to bring Germans and Americans together through country-western storytelling.

Americans, Germans pair up to rock out

A brightness shines in their eyes as a dull roar rises from the silhouettes in front. Six clicks signal to the shadows; they respond in jubilant rapture as a musical explosion courses across the darkness.

Lifestyle & Health

Photo by Andrey_Popov/Shuttestock.com

Superstitious people fear Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th. Superstitious people are afraid of this day. They see it as a day of bad luck. Some don’t even want to leave their house so nothing can happen to them.

Sports

Sports Shorts – Jan. 13, 2017

Unit-level basketball championships Come and cheer on the unit-level teams as they compete for bragging rights in the 2017 U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Unit-Level Basketball Championships Feb. 13 to 16. Games are held from 6 to 9 p.m. daily at Kleber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. Awards will be presented to […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts – Jan. 6, 2017

Sports Shorts – Dec. 16, 2016

Sports Shorts – Dec. 9, 2016

Schools

School Notes – Jan. 13, 2017

Winter chess tournament KMC-area schools are hosting the annual K-12 winter chess tournament from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at Kaiserslautern Elementary School. Early registration can be done by contacting tournament director Jack Woodfork at jack.woodfork@eu.dodea.edu or by showing up between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. the day of […] - READ MORE...

School Notes – Jan. 6, 2017

Sembach Elementary School students participate in ‘Hour of Code’

School Notes – Dec. 16, 2016