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Summer market recipes

by Krystal White Contributing writer

Fresh summer recipes you can make after visiting your local farmer’s market.

July 3, 2015 ×
Courtesy of Michael Schlarmann, owner of Vapiano

Vapiano – a new restaurant concept in Kaiserslautern

Courtesy of Michael Schlarmann, owner of Vapiano

he smell of freshly baked pizza, homemade fresh pasta, crispy salads – Vapiano is this and much more.

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Make the most of the market by creating a gourmet picnic brunch: Cured meats, yogurt, hard boiled eggs, bread, honey, jam and fresh fruit and juice.

Farm fresh: the gems of the Kaiserslautern weekly market

by Krystal White, Contributing writer

The most basic way to get to know a place is to enjoy its food. But, if you want to dive into its heart, you must explore a town’s farmers markets. And not only a single outing will suffice; you need to commit to regularly scheduled visits, spread over seasons. K-town markt, Kaiserslautern Markt, offers its heart to residents and visitors two mornings every week.

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The Documentation and Exhibition Centre, a permanent exhibition, in bright red shipping containers.

Welcome to K-town

Story and photo by Christine Herzer, Contributing writer

New to the area? Go see The Documentation and Exhibition Centre, a permanent exhibition, in bright red shipping containers close to Azur swimming pool in Ramstein that traces the history of U.S. Americans in Rheinland-Pfalz. There is a real commitment in K-Town to making history and collective memories exciting and available for the population.

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Courtesy photos by Nico van Nieuwenhuijzen, Delft Pottery
Delft blue pottery

Delft: the epicenter of Dutch ceramics

by Karin Flick, Contributing writer

Situated halfway between Rotterdam and The Hague, is Delft, a charming town with many links to its historic past. The city is well known as an important manufacturer of Delft blue pottery, but was also the hometown of Johannes Vermeer, one of the most celebrated Dutch artists of the 17th century. His most famous works include “Girl With a Pearl Earring” and domestic interior scenes such as “The Milkmaid.”

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Over 10,000 American service members were laid to rest at the magnificent cemetery located near St. Avold, France.

Lorraine American Cemetery: remembering fallen US heroes

Story and photos by Thomas Warner, Contributing writer

Now more than 70 years since the close of the last world war and 50-plus years since it’s inception, Lorraine American Cemetery endures as a must-see site in this portion of Europe.

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STEM skyrockets ops for students

STEM skyrockets ops for students

by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Ramstein Youth Center was awarded its first-ever Science, Technology, Engineering and Math grant to expand its educational resources for students June 1.

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Announcing new help for victims of domestic abuse: Air Force Family Advocacy DAVA Program

Announcing new help for victims of domestic abuse: Air Force Family Advocacy DAVA Program

by Emily McCormick
Family Advocacy

Abuse within a relationship is a devastating experience. Often victims want to seek help but don’t know where to turn. Family Advocacy is providing a new service which offers immediate support and services to men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) program is available to victims 24/7. If you are a victim of relationship abuse and want to speak with someone about your situation, you can call the numbers provided below to speak to a licensed provider or advocate. The DAVA can provide assistance by helping you develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm and connecting you with helpful services. The DAVA can also arrange for you to receive follow-up care with Family Advocacy if desired. All services are voluntary and offered at no cost.

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Mark your calendar, June 26, 2015

Events »  Sesame Street USO experience for military families presents a live 35-minute “mini-show” featuring four of the popular Sesame Street characters, as well as Katie, a military child created especially for the USO. The show is free to military personnel and their families and is open to all ages. […]

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 26, 2015

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 26, 2015

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

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