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Wolfstein Lime Mine offers underground trips, wine tasting

Wolfstein Lime Mine offers underground trips, wine tasting

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Wolfstein, a town in Kusel County, lures visitors with a special attraction. The “Kalkbergwerk,” or lime mine, is an industrial monument and a museum of a special kind. It usually is open to the public from the end of March until the beginning of November.

April 20, 2017 ×
Imsbach Mining World offers guided tours in English

Imsbach Mining World offers guided tours in English

by Winnweiler Tourist Office

In the Palatinate, the mining tradition is very old, as a wide variety of natural resources was found in this region. In some areas, there is even evidence of mining activities dating back to the time of the Celts.

April 20, 2017 ×
Was ist los? — KMC Cultural Highlights, April 21, 2017

Was ist los? — KMC Cultural Highlights, April 21, 2017

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. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, in German, 7:30 p.m. today (for the last time). • “Beben,” a play in German by Maria […]

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Mark Your Calendar — April 21, 2017

KMC Events » The Fire Wings, KMC Firefighters on Motorcycles, will offer their first tour to Madenburg castle ruins in Eschbach, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Sunday. Interested motorcycle drivers will meet at 10 a.m. at the big parking lot near the intersection leading to Ramstein West Gate. The second tour this year is scheduled […]

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 ×
Man on the street: What is your favorite thing to do here during springtime?

Man on the street: What is your favorite thing to do here during springtime?

Interviews and photos by Thomas Warner
Contributing writer
April 13, 2017 ×
Hiking in the KMC

Hiking in the KMC

by Azure Hall
Contributing writer

Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy the spring sunshine and get in some physical activity. Germany offers a plethora of hiking and walking trails for beginners and experienced hikers alike. A trail guide with Outdoor Recreation, located in the Ramstein KMCC, calls the area “rich with hiking and cycling […]

April 13, 2017 ×
What is Earth Day?

What is Earth Day?

by Katie F. Boltuch
Contributing writer

April 22 marks the anniversary of a movement started in 1970. Author Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. A book that brought to light some major environmental changes as well as important factors about public health. Awareness led to concern and eventually people started asking questions, particularly politicians. Shortly after Carson’s […]

April 13, 2017 ×
Fests, concerts, and more!

Fests, concerts, and more!

by Katie F. Boltuch
Contributing writer

If you want a change from the beer and wine festivals, you are in luck. There are plenty of alternative festivals and activities. For the most part, all festivals, activities, and concerts listed are within a few hours of the KMC area. Enjoy! Music Festivals I love a good fest, […]

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From our perspective

From our perspective

by Katie F. Boltuch
Contributing writer

Around this time last year, I published a piece about military spouses. All contributors were female. But there are two sides to every story. I felt I would be remiss if I didn’t provide the other viewpoint that is often forgotten – the perspective of the male military spouse. There […]

April 13, 2017 ×