• The GIs of Comedy perform a free show Aug. 18 at the Ramstein Enlisted Club. The show was hosted by Armed Forces Entertainment. The GIs of Comedy are a group of four stand-up comedians, all combat veterans, who go on tour entertaining service members around the world.

    Veterans still serve one joke at a time

    Armed Forces Entertainment presented service members with a free, adult comedy show Aug. 18 at the Ramstein Enlisted Club. The 90-minute performance was put on by the GIs of Comedy, a group of four stand-up comedians who are all combat veterans.

  • Airman 1st Class Keith Martineau, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems journeyman, and Tech. Sgt. Jason Howland, 786th CES NCO in charge of exterior electrical systems, check the circuit in a streetlight before repairing it Aug. 15 on Ramstein. The night operations crew repaired and replaced more than 500 lights during a three-week effort.

    Airmen light path to a safer base

    With the winter months coming up fast and the hours of daylight gradually shortening, a three-man team from the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron spent July 7 to 25 repairing and replacing streetlights to enhance safety and visibility during the darker hours on Ramstein.

  • Photo by Airman Larissa GreatwoodAirman 1st Class Ben Hunter, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel distribution operator, checks pressure gauges on a fuel truck Aug. 18 on Ramstein. Hunter reached his goal of pumping 1 million gallons of fuel in July. An Airman has not pumped that amount of fuel in a single month at Ramstein in two years.

    ‘Million Gallon Man’ fuels mission

    Regardless of the vehicle you operate, it requires fuel. For military vehicles passing through Ramstein Air Base, that fuel is often supplied by Airmen from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, and one Airman from the squadron went above and beyond to perform his mission.

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Housing office works to reduce four-week backlog

Town hall meeting scheduled for Wednesday The KMC Housing Office on Vogelweh recently took steps to reduce a four-week backlog for customers. The backlog, a combined Housing and Furnishings Management Office issue, began with 21 unfilled employee vacancies, an increase of approximately 3,000 customers over the past year, and computer problems. For service members coming to Ramstein, a two- or three- week delay may exceed their 30-day allotment of temporary lodging allowance, which may cause them out-of-pocket expenses. However, the housing office will co […]

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Twelve newly inducted noncommissioned officers recite the Creed of the Noncommissioned Officer during an NCO induction ceremony Aug. 15 at the Tiger Theater on Sembach Kaserne.

‘Always Ready’ battalion hosts NCO induction ceremony

It is a crucial moment in a Soldier’s career — a step that transitions them from troops to leaders. It is the moment they become noncommissioned officers. One battalion recognized Soldiers from throughout the KMC for their entrance into the NCO corps with a ceremony.

Features

The GIs of Comedy perform a free show Aug. 18 at the Ramstein Enlisted Club. The show was hosted by Armed Forces Entertainment. The GIs of Comedy are a group of four stand-up comedians, all combat veterans, who go on tour entertaining service members around the world.

Veterans still serve one joke at a time

Armed Forces Entertainment presented service members with a free, adult comedy show Aug. 18 at the Ramstein Enlisted Club. The 90-minute performance was put on by the GIs of Comedy, a group of four stand-up comedians who are all combat veterans.

Lifestyle & Health

Courtesy photosSt. Wendel sponsors an arts market in the historical part of town from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Art meets craftsmanship this weekend in St. Wendel

The historical streets of St. Wendel will turn into a workshop for arts and craftsmanship from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Sports

Fit to fight reoccurring injuries

Despite how cautious a service member may be, they still run the risk of sustaining an injury through everyday physical activity, whether it’s on the job, while working out or while playing a sport. If they become injured, it can be a journey to get them fit to fight again. - READ MORE...

Woodlawn golfing

Sports shorts – events and notices

86th MDG hosts Sports Physical Day

Schools

Free child care available for new community members

Incoming Soldiers and civilians can qualify for up to 16 hours of free child care per child at the Child Development and School Age Centers in the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder communities during in-processing. - READ MORE...

Remember these bus safety do’s and don’ts

School Notes – events & notices

School bus safety begins, ends at home