• Photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
Civilian police officer, ZB-6 Vural Arici, 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron training instructor, assists Kawann Short, Carolina Panthers defensive tackle, with protective equipment before a combatives demonstration March 7 on Kapaun. During the visit by the Carolina Panthers, several players and cheerleaders toured units located in the local KMC area.

    Ramstein welcomes NFL’s Panthers

    As part of a USO campaign to say thank you to service members and their families, players and cheerleaders from the Carolina Panthers flew to Germany and spent March 6 and 7 learning about Ramstein.

  • Juli Robertson, 86th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, and Wesley Yancey, 86 FSS exceptional family member program and family support specialist, place a cake on a booth celebrating the Air Force Aid Society’s 75th anniversary March 10 on Ramstein. Celebrations were held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center for families to come together in a large forum, and the event reminded people of the many different ways the AFAS helps Airmen and their families.

    Celebrating 75 years of Airmen helping others with AFAS

    The Air Force Aid Society celebrated its 75th anniversary March 10 on Ramstein.

  • Photo by Milleflore Images/Shutterstock.com

    St. Patrick’s Day honors first Irish Christian missionary

    The Irish celebrate a national and religious holiday today — St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a day to honor Ireland’s first Christian missionary. March 17 is also an official holiday in Northern Ireland, the British overseas territory of Montserrat and the Canadian province of Newfoundland. But even in many other countries, Irish emigrants and even non-Irish celebrate the day with festivals, parades and other events.

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Photo by Airman 1st Class D. Blake Browning
Civilian police officer, ZB-6 Vural Arici, 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron training instructor, assists Kawann Short, Carolina Panthers defensive tackle, with protective equipment before a combatives demonstration March 7 on Kapaun. During the visit by the Carolina Panthers, several players and cheerleaders toured units located in the local KMC area.

Ramstein welcomes NFL’s Panthers

As part of a USO campaign to say thank you to service members and their families, players and cheerleaders from the Carolina Panthers flew to Germany and spent March 6 and 7 learning about Ramstein.

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Airman Gregg Randolph, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, poses for a photo outside Fire Station One March 7 on Ramstein. As a certified first responder, Randolph understood the sense of urgency required in an emergency situation he encountered on his way home one night.

Airman uses training to aid injured Soldier

A fast-acting Airman assisted a Soldier after a vehicle collision Feb. 10 near Kaiserslautern.

Lifestyle & Health

Photo courtesy of the city of Kaiserslautern
Visitors of the spring market, which takes place Saturday and Sunday in Kaiserslautern, will find a variety of art and craft items for Easter.

Kaiserslautern says good-bye to winter with spring market

Saturday and Sunday, Kaiserslautern’s advertising association, “Kaiser in Lautern,” will offer a spring market combined with a car exhibition and Sunday shopping. Co-sponsored by the city of Kaiserslautern, the event aims to say good-bye to winter and promote local businesses.

Sports

Sports Shorts – March 17, 2017

Softball tryouts The Ramstein men’s and women’s varsity softball teams will hold open tryouts at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center’s softball field. Both teams travel to play across Europe representing Ramstein in Italy, the United Kingdom and Germany. Tryouts will consist of hitting, fielding drills, full game Scrimmages and a […] - READ MORE...

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Schools

School Notes – March 17, 2017

Volunteers, donations needed Landstuhl Elementary Middle School is looking for volunteers to help with the Parent Teacher Student Association Spring Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3830. Volunteers are needed for various activities and hours on the day of the carnival, including face painters, […] - READ MORE...

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