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Important notices and events for the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany. Updated weekly.

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Community Corner – May 27, 2016

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Closed for Memorial Day TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 10:30 a.m., IDRC » Predeployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base Intro: 7:30 to 11:45 […]

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Private 1st Class Kadavius Williams, 21st Theater Sustainment Command food service specialist (left), and a civilian culinary specialist prepare meat for the main-line portion of dinner May 9 at the Clock Tower Cafe on Kleber Kaserne. The Clock Tower Cafe is the 2016 Phillip A. Connelly Department of the Army level Best Garrison Dining Facility.

Clock Tower Cafe wins DA Connelly Award

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Betty Boomer 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

After 18 months of preparation, evaluations and intense competition, the Clock Tower Cafe on Kleber Kaserne bested 197 other dining facilities to win the 2016 Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Best Garrison Dining Facility Award.

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Photo by Carrie Hill Duarte
Dave Etter, 2016 Army Spouse of the Year recipient, and his wife, Sgt. Stephanie Etter, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center respiratory therapist, pose for a photo.

Landstuhl family member earns Army 2016 Spouse of the Year

by Stefan Alford U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

On a recent Friday afternoon in May, Dave Etter was running around trying to narrow down a topic for his weekly “Male Military Spouse Radio Show,” less than two hours from airtime, while also promoting his idea for a database app that military spouses can access via their smartphones to see what resources are available in their local area. He’s also busy planning support for Landstuhl’s Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts packs with Troop 243, which he just volunteered to be the chartered organization representative.

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U.S. Army Capt. Briana Bailey salutes Polish army Col. Artur Bogowicz, NATO Force Integration Unit Poland commander, after he promoted her outside of the NATO Force Integration Unit headquarters building May 6 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. NATO established six NFIUs following the 2014 Wales Summit, a meeting of the NATO heads of state. Each of these NFIUs has about 40 personnel, including a major and lieutenant from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

Polish NATO commander promotes American lieutenant, alliance

by 1st Lt. Hilary Klotz 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — A Kaiserslautern-based first lieutenant serving with the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, was promoted to captain by a NATO Polish army colonel in a unique multinational promotion ceremony held outside of the NATO Force Integration Unit headquarters building May 6 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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Romanian Airmen descend after jumping out of a C-130J Super Hercules during an airfield seizure for exercise Carpathian Spring May 18 over Romania. The airfield seizure operation demonstrated the shared commitment and close cooperation between the U.S. and its NATO allies on countering a range of regional and global threats.

37th AS supports airfield seizure exercise

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 37th Airlift Squadron completed an airfield seizure during exercise Carpathian Spring May 18 in Romania.

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KMC Notices and Events – May 27, 2016

Closures The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Section will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. For questions, call 489-6672. Cultural expo In support of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month an Asian-American Pacific Islander Cultural Expo will take place from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the KMCC Food […]

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KMC Blotter – May 27, 2016

MAY 16 10:40 a.m.: Child neglect on Vogelweh Family Housing. 1:58 p.m.: Shoplifting on Ramstein. 3:52 p.m.: Shoplifting on Ramstein. 7:50 p.m.: Major traffic accident with injuries in Hueffler. MAY 17 8:40 a.m.: Self-harm attempt on Vogelweh. 3:36 p.m.: House fire in Waldmohr. MAY 18 7:21 a.m.: Assault and child […]

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Photos by Senior Airman Larissa Greatwood
Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Col. Mohamed Lehreitani, Mauritanian air force chief of staff, introduce themselves during an African Air Chiefs Symposium May 9 on Ramstein. The leaders discussed many topics for future partnerships and mutual support.

African Air Chiefs Symposium focuses on mobility

by 1st Lt. Ben Sowers U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

Air chiefs from 26 African nations gathered for the largest African Air Chiefs Symposium in its 6-year history May 9 to 13 on Ramstein.

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Chief Master Sgt. Wright

USAFE-AFAFRICA names new command chief

by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright was selected as the new U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief master sergeant.

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