Health

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 ×
Drug Take Back, April 29 — Time for a medicine cabinet spring clean

Drug Take Back, April 29 — Time for a medicine cabinet spring clean

Provided by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Sunny days and singing birds are a good reminder to start spring cleaning and that includes your medicine cabinet. “Many people don’t realize how much medication is still sitting around the house and that can be dangerous,” said Maj. Julie Meek, Deputy Director of Pharmacy for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. […]

April 20, 2017 ×

Community Corner — April 21, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY   » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: […]

April 20, 2017 ×

KMC flu season is in full swing

Courtesy of 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Military medical treatment facilities are seeing an increase in influenza-type illness this flu season, which officially runs through May, in the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

March 9, 2017 ×
Photo by Michael K. Beaton
Natalee Fitzpatrick, a certified Health Educator at the Army Wellness Center Bavaria, conducts a patient health assessment with Staff Sgt. Michael Edwards, a Soldier assigned to the 7th Army Training Command, Feb. 2. Fitzpatrick took time to explain the health assessment procedures to Edwards, including the futuristic Bod Pod, a system that accurately measures body composition by determining body volume and body weight.

Army Wellness Centers can help turn resolution into commitment

by Ashley Patoka Regional Health Command Europe

Many people resolve to start the New Year off on the right foot, get healthy, workout more and watch what they eat. These goals can often be hard to keep up with, but they don’t have to be with some help from an Army Wellness Center.

February 16, 2017 ×

February is American Heart Month

by Maj. Asia L. Roberson 86th Medical Group

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, hypertension and stroke, is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

February 2, 2017 ×
Photo by Lana K/Shutterstock.com

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer

The fall season is in full swing with winter rapidly approaching. The desire to stay put in your warm home on your comfy couch probably sounds more appealing than going out in chilly weather. Less daylight and colder temperatures tend to have most of us retreat inside accompanied by the latest Netflix series with some warm cocoa or Gluehwein. Sounds nice, right?

November 24, 2016 ×