• Photos by Stefan Layes
Musicians entertain visitors in the streets during last year’s farmers market in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

    Ramstein Farmers Market offers regional products

    The 20th Ramstein Farmers Market will take place Sunday, when Germans celebrate their Thanksgiving.

  • Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson
Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, dives for the football during the Commander’s Challenge Sept. 23 on Ramstein. The Commander’s Challenge was part of the 86th Airlift Wing’s Resilience Day and also included basketball, soccer, tug-of-war, softball, volleyball and hula hoop events.

    86 AW Airmen take on Commander’s Challenge

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, dives for the football during the Commander’s Challenge Sept. 23 on Ramstein. The Commander’s Challenge was part of the 86th Airlift Wing’s Resilience Day and also included basketball, soccer, tug-of-war, softball, volleyball and hula hoop events.

  • Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to a group of local national employees and 21 new apprentices who were hired through Ramstein’s recently revived apprenticeship program Sept. 16 on Ramstein. Ramstein’s apprenticeship program mirrors the German vocational system and provides practical hands-on skills as well as classroom education for young adults.

    Ramstein welcomes new apprentices

    Ramstein welcomed 21 new local national apprentices after being hired through the installation’s recently revived apprenticeship program Sept. 16.

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Important notices and events for the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany. Updated weekly.

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Claudia Gomez, barber, poses for a portrait in her barber shop Sept. 20 on Ramstein. Gomez has been cutting hair on Ramstein since 1981. She is a quiet worker who enjoys working “in the background” and welcoming Airmen and their families to a relaxed environment where they can decompress.

Sheer commitment: Ramstein barber reflects on 35 years

Airmen have long held a standard of dress and appearance that reflects how much pride they take in being in the military.

Lifestyle & Health

Mark Your Calendar – Sept. 30, 2016

Events » Join the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program for the Purple Gala to raise awareness about domestic violence. This year’s theme is “All people working together can end domestic abuse.” Speak up and be part of the solution. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. […]

Sports

Sports Shorts – Sept. 30, 2016

Unit-level flag football championships Come and cheer on the best unit-level flag football teams as they compete for the 2016 trophy and bragging rights. The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz unit-level flag football championships will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 to 20 at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot field near […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts – Sept. 23, 2016

TAKE A HIKE – October, 2016

Sports Shorts – Sept. 16, 2016

Schools

School Notes – Sept. 30, 2016

Chess tournament Kaiserslautern area schools will hold their annual back-to-school chess tournament Saturday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Early registration can be done online by emailing jack.woodfork@eu.dodea.edu. Rules of play and other key information will be sent online upon […] - READ MORE...

School Notes – Sept. 23, 2016

KMC children ready for kindergarten

School Notes – Sept. 16, 2016