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Visitors can enjoy rides and cuisine from various vendors at the world’s biggest wine festival, the Wurstmarkt, in Bad Duerkheim Sept. 11 to 15 and Sept. 18 to 21.

    Bad Duerkheim offers ‘Wurstmarkt’ Sept. 11 to 21

    The traditional “Wurstmarkt,” the world’s biggest wine fest, will start Sept. 11, only 35 km east of Kaiserslautern.

  • (Left to right) Staff Sgt. Jessica Gregor, Sgt. 1st Class Marcus Mitchell, Sgt. Maj. Michael Ledesma and Master Sgt. Addley Saimbert, all members of the Rheinland-Pfalz chapter of the Sergeant Morales Club and NCOs assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, move boxes and furniture at Sembach Middle and Elementary Schools Aug. 26. The first official day of school for the Department of Defense Education Activity students was Aug. 31.

    SMC helps schools prepare for first day

    “We are happy and ready to help in any way that is needed,” said 1st Sgt. Ryan Sattelberg of Headquarters Company, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, when he, along with other members of the Rheinland-Pfalz chapter of the Sergeant Morales Club and additional volunteers arrived at Sembach Elementary and Middle Schools Aug. 26.

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Italian paratroopers jump into drop zone "Alzey" near Alzey, Germany, Aug. 24. This airborne operation was part of exercise Swift Response 15.

    US provides Swift Response to support allies

    Italian paratroopers jump into drop zone “Alzey” near Alzey, Germany, Aug. 24. This airborne operation was part of exercise Swift Response 15.

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86th AW welcomes back DODDS teachers

September 3, 2015

86th AW welcomes back DODDS teachers

Teachers, school administrators and support staff from the KMC attended a teacher forum Aug. 27 on Ramstein.

 

News

Community Corner – Sept. 04, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. Monday » Holiday — Labor Day Tuesday » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Resume Writing: 1 to 3 […]

Features

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 – Sept. 04, 2015

Events » September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Sign up for a free library card at Rheinland-Pfalz Landstuhl Library during the month of September, and you will be entered to win a prize. Your library card gives you access to books, movies, CDs, downloadables and more. To sign up, stop by […]

Sports

Sports Shorts – Sept. 04, 2015

KMC Youth Sports recruits coaches KMC Youth Sports is currently recruiting volunteer coaches for the upcoming fall season. Sports offered are soccer, flag football and cheerleading at Ramstein and Vogelweh Youth Sports. The ages range from 5 to 15 and the season runs from Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. For […] - READ MORE...

Sports Shorts – Aug. 28, 2015

Sports Shorts – Aug. 21, 2015

Sports Shorts – Aug. 14, 2015

Schools

School Notes – Sept. 04, 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...

Remembering bus safety ‘do’s’ and ‘dont’s’

School Notes – Aug. 28, 2015

Back to school vaccines