Health

Education, outreach for men’s health

Education, outreach for men’s health

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The summer is finally here and with it Men’s Health Month is observed across the U.S. with various health fairs, screenings, and other health education and outreach activities. While people are aware that being healthy and staying fit to fight is essential to the mission, June is the month used […]

June 8, 2017 ×
LRMC, Army clinics’ phone wait times increase — Save time, schedule appointments online

LRMC, Army clinics’ phone wait times increase — Save time, schedule appointments online

by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

Due to a current staffing shortage, the Appointment Line wait times may be longer than normal for patients of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and the Army Health Clinics at Kleber, Baumholder and Wiesbaden installations. To help save patients time, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center team is encouraging TRICARE beneficiaries to […]

June 8, 2017 ×
U.S. Army Sgt. Brenda Contreras, 5th Quartermaster, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, pins a ribbon on Aviella, a special Olympian, May 19 on Ramstein. Aviella and the other students competing in the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics received a volunteer to accompany them as a “buddy” throughout the day.

Airmen, Soldiers spring into action to support Special Olympics

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen, Soldiers, and civilians alike came together on Ramstein to support and cheer on their Olympians during the 2017 Spring Kaiserslautern Military Community Special Olympics, May 19. More than 70 students from various schools throughout the KMC competed in several events including a relay race, volleyball, basketball skills, hula hoop, […]

May 25, 2017 ×
Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

Don’t suffer alone – mental health disorders have effective treatments

by Peter Holstein
Surgeon General Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Mental health disorders are relatively common within civilian and military communities, but with early treatment, most mental health disorders can be effectively treated, and patients can return to mental wellness.

May 25, 2017 ×
Veterinary center to change name, continue service for four-legged companions

Veterinary center to change name, continue service for four-legged companions

by Ashley Patoka
Regional Health Command Europe

Dog Center Europe, located on Pulaski Barracks in Kaiserslautern, will undergo a name change and become Veterinary Medical Center Europe today. The new name, according to Maj. Lane Hansen, DCE director and veterinarian, better reflects the array of services that are currently provided to the military community. “We have been […]

May 11, 2017 ×

Mark your Calendar — May 12, 2017

KMC Events » The Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association will hold a Bunco Luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 at the Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh. Anyone interested in attending should make reservations at reservations.klsa@gmail.com by May 18. The cost of the luncheon will be $15 for members and $20 for […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Conserve today, secure tomorrow

Conserve today, secure tomorrow

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

         

April 27, 2017 ×
Garrison environmental office, students hike Sembach nature trail

Garrison environmental office, students hike Sembach nature trail

Story and photos by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Installation Management Command Directorate

What better way to learn about nature than to view it first hand?

That’s exactly what 25 Sembach Middle School students did April 12 with the help of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Directorate of Public Works Environmental Office and local forest masters when the group hiked a nature trail to celebrate Earth Day.

April 27, 2017 ×

Mark Your Calendar – April 28, 2017

KMC Events » The city of Kaiserslautern will sponsor its annual 11th Kaiserslautern Classics June 16 and 17. Motorists owning vehicles older than 20 years can present them in the vintage vehicle display. To register, email silke.walter@kaiserslautern.de or call 0631-365-3423. KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber […]

April 27, 2017 ×
Earth Day 2017 – why and how does the KMC celebrate it?

Earth Day 2017 – why and how does the KMC celebrate it?

by Susanne Panzer and Anna Lessire
86th Civil Engineer Squadron Installation Management

Some people would argue that every day is “Earth Day,” but the “Earth Day” we talk about is an annual event celebrated April 22, first only conducted in the USA and now popular worldwide.

April 20, 2017 ×