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Bands will perform on stage in front of Stiftskirche during Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossa fest Thursday through Sept. 5.

    Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa fest

    Kaiserslautern’s annual “Swinging Lautern,” Barbarossa fest, will take place Thursday through Sept. 5 in the center of K-town.

  • Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, 3rd Air Force commander, coins Airman 1st Class Justin Hernandez, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace maintenance craftsman, during his 86th Airlift Wing immersion tour Aug. 4 on Ramstein. Ray coined six Airmen in recognition of their individual dedication to go above and beyond within their units.

    New 3rd AF commander charts path to organizational success

    In the ninth grade he made up his mind. Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, had dreams of flying his whole life and, at the end of his freshman year of high school, determined the Air Force Academy would make his dream a reality.

  • (Right to left) Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo Aug. 23 in Paris following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their train carrying an assault rifle, a handgun and a box cutter. The three friends, with the help of a British passenger, subdued the gunman after his rifle jammed.

    US Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

    PARIS — U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartly recognized Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone for his actions in saving countless lives during a terrorist attack aboard a train headed toward Paris Aug. 21.

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3rd AF commander tours Ramstein units

August 13, 2015

3rd AF commander tours Ramstein units

The 3rd Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, toured the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing Aug. 4 and 6 on Ramstein.



Community Corner – Aug. 28, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. Monday » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC Tuesday » Sponsorship in the KMC: 9 to 10 […]


Religious affairs specialists from across the Kaiserslautern area play a game of volleyball during an anniversary celebration of the Chaplain Corps July 29 on Pulaski Barracks.

Chaplain Corps, families celebrate 240 years

Upon assuming command of the Continental Army in Cambridge, Mass., Gen. George Washington was able to count a total of 15 chaplains already serving within the 23 regiments around Boston. Then, on July 29, 1775, the Continental Congress gave chaplains their first official recognition, marking the birthdate of the Chaplain Corps.

Lifestyle & Health

Mark Your Calendar – Aug. 28, 2015

Events » The Back to School Exceptional Family Member Program Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pulaski Park. The fest will include free food, games and face-painting. The event is designed for families with special needs and professionals who work with EFMP families; open to the […]


Sports Shorts – Aug. 28, 2015

Baseball and softball sign-ups The KMC Ambassadors Baseball and Softball Club is holding sign-ups for the 2015-2016 developmental season from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. The KMC Ambassadors program is a baseball and softball developmental program open to all […] - READ MORE...

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School Notes – Aug. 28, 2015

KMC theater classes This fall, KMC Onstage offers two classes that teach the basic fundamentals of vocal and breathing techniques, both important elements of a theater production. Acting Out Loud, voice and breathing, is for ages 5 to 8; and Use Your Words, voice and language, is held for ages […] - READ MORE...

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School Notes – Aug. 21, 2015

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