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Children stampede the field as they grab as many eggs as possible during the Ramstein Easter Egg Hunt and Kite Karnival. A few golden Easter eggs were scattered amongst the eggs, and prizes were given to the children who found them.

Eggcellent Easter Eggstravaganza

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NCOA instructors commemorate ‘spirits of the past’

NCOA instructors commemorate ‘spirits of the past’

The cast of the “Spirits of the Past” production pay their respects to previous service members April 3 at Kapaun Air Station. Instructors from Kisling NCO Academy performed the presentation for the graduating students on graduation morning.

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DOD salutes military children

by Dijon Rolle
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

Since 1986, members of the Department of Defense have designated April as Month of the Military Child. The annual observance is designed to recognize and honor the ongoing sacrifices of military children around the world.

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Ramstein hosts ‘Happy Hour’ with recovered alcoholic

Ramstein hosts ‘Happy Hour’ with recovered alcoholic

by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It was time for happy hour at the Hercules Theater, but no one was serving drinks. Disguised as a stand-up comedy routine, this happy hour turned into a training session on avoiding at-risk drinking, sexual assault, drugs and suicide.

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Man on the Street

Man on the Street

It’s a sunny Sunday out. How do you recommend spending it?            

April 17, 2014 ×
Courtesy photo

No one to play with? Why loneliness matters

by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

Loneliness hurts. The more lonely feelings a person reports, the less quality sleep they get, the more at risk they are at being diagnosed with depression, anxiety or cardiovascular disease, and the more difficult concentration and learning becomes.

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Photo by Amanda Hayward

Cologne, Germany: Cathedral is tourist hot spot, Easter destination

by Amanda Hayward
Contributing writer

Some Christian families attend at least one special church service during the long Easter weekend, and what better way is there to celebrate the resurrection than at a historical cathedral surrounded by beaming stained glass windows, an amazing orchestra and breath-taking gothic architecture planted in the center of one of Germany’s oldest cities, Cologne?

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Photo by Senior Airman Damon KasbergTech. Sgt. Phillip Cuccerre, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron support section NCOIC, holds a window from “Pink Lady,” a B-24 Liberator that was shot down over Friedrichshafen, Germany, during World War II. Cuccerre picked up the window from Karl H. Matt, whose grandfather gathered the battle-damaged armoured glass from the debris 70 years ago. The bomber was piloted by Bruce Sooy, who, along with his crew, completed 22 missions over Europe before being shot down by Luftwaffe fighters. This piece of history was flown back to the U.S. and will be displayed in the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Window to the past

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Airmen dorm leaders from the Ramstein Dorm Reception Center assist Airmen assigned to bay orderly with cleaning a grill April 2.

ADL: more than just dorm leaders

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Getting to a duty station fresh out of technical school, a young Airman might not know where to begin when it comes to moving into the dorms.

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Airman 1st Class William Campbell, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, puts a fire hose on a fire truck April 2 on 
Ramstein. The Ramstein Fire Department recently received the Air Force Fire Department of the Year Award for its members’ 
excellence in fire safety.

Ramstein Fire Department burns through competition

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Ramstein Fire Department recently received the Air Force Fire Department of the Year Award.

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