• Bicyclists enjoy the car-free route driving through Hirschhorn in the Lauter Valley on Sunday.

    Bikers, hikers enjoy car-free Lautertal

    On Sunday, federal street B270 will be closed to motorized traffic for 31 km between Kaiserslautern and Lauterecken for “Autofreies Lautertal,” Car-free Lauter Valley.

  • Senior Airmen Giselle Toro (left) and Tristen Geray, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters, prepare for a U.S. and Bulgarian air force formation flight July 14 over Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Loadmasters are responsible for the proper loading of cargo onto an aircraft and ensuring passengers are safe and comfortable during travel.

    Expeditionary Airmen carry AF mission load

    Hours before propellers turn and wheels leave the ground, one group of Airmen are the first pair of boots to step forward in the mission.

  • Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health technician, inspects meat patties June 29 at the meat distribution center on Ramstein. Cherry was officially announced one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year on July 27.

    Cherry on top of AF career

    Air Force officials recently announced the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015, and for the second year in a row, Ramstein Air Base is home to one of the Air Force’s best.

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21st TSC conducts interoperability tests on heavy transport trucks

July 30, 2015

21st TSC conducts interoperability tests on heavy transport trucks

MANNHEIM, Germany — A multinational and multiorganizational team led by the 21st Theater Sustainment Command conducted a critical test of heavy transport trailers from three different nations July 24 at Coleman Barracks in Mannheim. This test verified the feasibility of transporting heavy U.S. tracked vehicles across European highways.

 

News

Community Corner – July 31, 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 » Understanding TSP: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC Tuesday […]

Features

Senior Airmen Giselle Toro (left) and Tristen Geray, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters, prepare for a U.S. and Bulgarian air force formation flight July 14 over Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Loadmasters are responsible for the proper loading of cargo onto an aircraft and ensuring passengers are safe and comfortable during travel.

Expeditionary Airmen carry AF mission load

Hours before propellers turn and wheels leave the ground, one group of Airmen are the first pair of boots to step forward in the mission.

Lifestyle & Health

Ticks: preventing tick-borne diseases during summer months

Ticks: preventing tick-borne diseases during summer months

Summer is the ideal time for outdoor activities and getaways with family and friends. But with increased outdoor activities comes an increased likelihood of tick exposure, which are active from April to September.

Sports

Take a Hike – A monthly guide to volksmarching in your area – July 31, 2015

TAKE A HIKE — The Kaiserslautern Military Community’s monthly volksmarching feature. Volksmarching Notes Interested in volksmarching but not sure how things work? Send an email message to volksmarch@gmail.com with the subject “Getting Started KA.” Many thanks to Spangdahlem volksmarchers Pat & Cheryl Patterson and Charles & Barbara MacDonald; Wiesbaden’s James […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts – July 31, 2015

LRMC sports physicals begin July 29

Sports Shorts – July 24, 2015

Schools

School Notes – July 31, 2015

Summer soccer camps SKIESUnlimited is offering one-week soccer camps led by professional soccer coaches through Aug. 21. The camps will be divided by age and skill level. Specific times and locations vary between Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl Post. Participants should pack lunch, water and snacks each day. Open to ages […] - READ MORE...

School Notes – July 24, 2015

School Notes – Notices and Events – July 17, 2015

School Notes – July 10, 2015