Sports

Senior Master Sgt. Ryan Alton (left), 603rd Air and Space Operations Center superintendent, practices a ground-based self-defense technique with Tech. Sgt. Matthew Mlynarczyk, 1st Combat Communications Squadron quality assurance, during the Gracie Defense Systems seminar Sept. 4 on Ramstein.

Preparing defense instructors

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Walking down a street alone, you receive a text message. While responding, you don’t notice the person quickly approaching from behind. By the time you do, it’s too late. The person moves to strike. What do you do?

September 11, 2014 ×
Photo by Linda SteilGolfing with prosAmy Reed from the Ladies Professional Golf Association gives instructions to Spc. Edward Keta, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe, June 11 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Reed and Amanda Blumenherst, professional golfers from LPGA, worked with and spent the afternoon with Soldiers from the WTB-Europe. Doug Quirie with Air Force Golf Worldwide, based in San Antonio, brought the two golfers to Germany where they are traveling to Air Force bases in England, Germany and Italy. The Soldiers greatly benefited from the coaching as part of the Soldiers Military Adaptive Sports Program.

Sports shorts – events and notices

Sports news, events and information for the Kaiserslautern Military Community including athletic events, marathons and much more in and around Ramstein, Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern, Baumholder and Vogelweh.

September 11, 2014 ×
SAPI builds camaraderie with free bowling event

SAPI builds camaraderie with free bowling event

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Ramstein Community Center hosted a free bowling night for single Airmen Aug. 29 at the Ramstein Bowling Center.

September 4, 2014 ×
Senior Airman James Harrod, 693rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group operations training manager, catches a weighted ball thrown by Staff Sgt. Mario Jimenez, 86th Medical Operations Squadron Physical Therapy technician, during a physical therapy session Aug. 18 on Ramstein. The 86th MDOS physical therapy clinic can see active-duty patients for a variety of neuromuscular injuries, such as sprains, strains, rehabilitation after the 
healing of a fracture and more.

Fit to fight reoccurring injuries

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Despite how cautious a service member may be, they still run the risk of sustaining an injury through everyday physical activity, whether it’s on the job, while working out or while playing a sport. If they become injured, it can be a journey to get them fit to fight again.

August 28, 2014 ×
Photo by Airman 1st Class Michael StuartTech. Sgt. James Shanks, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, drives a ball on hole two during a golf tournament Aug. 23 at Ramstein’s Woodlawn Golf Course. The Woodlawn Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 70 course that was built in 1955. The course is open seven days a week. For more information the pro shop can be reached by calling 480-6240/-7856.

Woodlawn golfing

August 28, 2014 ×
Photo by Airman 1st Class Michael StuartStaff. Sgt. Shelise Harmon, 86th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, checks the height and weight of a patient during Sports Physical Day hosted by the 86th Medical Group Aug. 16 on Ramstein. The medical group scheduled 440 free appointments, saving families in the KMC $33,000 in medical expenses.

86th MDG hosts Sports Physical Day

August 21, 2014 ×

Sports Shorts, August 15, 2014

Boxing invitational U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will host a boxing invitational at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. Participants must be military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Awards will be given to the first and second place individuals along with the first, second and third […]

August 14, 2014 ×

Community Corner, August 15, 2014

Airman & Family Readiness Center Monday » Ramstein Spouses Orientation (RSO): 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » First Duty Station Officer Financial Brief: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC Tuesday » Reintegration Brief: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Brief: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC […]

August 14, 2014 ×

Guard your mouth to protect your grill

Staff Sgt. Jackie D. Holcomb III 86th Dental Squadron

A recent issue in the Journal of the American Dental Association reported 13 to 39 percent of all dental injuries are sports related, and more than five million teeth are knocked out each year. Many of these injuries could have been prevented.

August 14, 2014 ×

KMC Red Tails Come Up Short

by Colin Smyth
Contributing writer

The KMC Red Tails Little League Baseball All-Star team’s quest for the Little League World Series ended last week.

July 31, 2014 ×