Super Bowl XLIX: where to watch, who to root for

Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

On Sunday, the National Football League 2014 season will culminate in the epic battle between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks.

January 29, 2015 ×
Photo by Matt MarshSenior Airman Jeremey Pellot (middle), 86th Airlift Wing general law paralegal, poses for a photo after winning first place in a Miami Pro bodybuilding competition Nov. 23 in Herts, United Kingdom. With his first-place win, Pellot received professional status in the Miami Pro organization.

New Year’s resolution leads Airman to pro card

by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

New Year’s resolutions can temporarily change the lives of many, but for Senior Airman Jeremy Pellot, his 2013 aspirations changed him for far beyond that year.

January 22, 2015 ×

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.

January 22, 2015 ×
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander BurnettU.S. Army Capt. Rocky Robinson, 21st Theater Sustainment Command Regional Support Element-United Assistance human resources officer in charge, tries to keep the soccer ball away from his Senegalese opponent during a soccer game Nov. 25 at Camp Cisse.

US, Senegal play soccer together

by Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

On an early Tuesday morning, Soldiers from two nations walked onto a dirt field and started warming up. They worked on the same base each day and saw each other in passing, but on that day they spent the morning’s physical training hours engaged in a Senegalese pastime — soccer.

December 11, 2014 ×
Skiing in the Black Forest

Skiing in the Black Forest

by Amanda Hayward, Contributing writer

When the first snow falls, ski resorts begin to open, and in Germany, this is a sport many look forward to. In fact, skiing made its mark in Germany in 1891, “The birth year of German skiing,” directly on the slopes of Feldberg Ski resort by a Frenchman named Dr. Pilet with his wooden skis. The trend caught on and next year, Feldberg will celebrate 125 years of skiing.

November 27, 2014 ×

Kingfish win again

Courtesy of the Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team

The Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team hosed the Berlin Bear-a-cudas in a dual meet Nov. 15 at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. The Kingfish notched another victory, scoring 530 points to Berlin’s 190.

November 20, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoThe Landstuhl running association LLG holds its traditional Christmas run around the Christmas market Nov. 30. 
The event includes a children’s and main run.

26th Christmas run to race past Christmas market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Landstuhl running association LLG will sponsor its 26th Christmas run Nov. 30.

November 20, 2014 ×
Photo by Cadet 3rd Class Alex LeeAir Force Falcons wide receiver Garrett Brown tries to elude the Army’s defense on the field 
Nov. 1 at the Falcons vs. Black Knights game at the U.S. Military Academy in New York. The Air Force won, 23-6, securing the trophy for the 19th time. Brown, an academy junior, ran two catches for 54 yards and had four rushes for a total of nine yards.

Air Force flies high, beats Army

by John Van Winkle
U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs

A risky play action pass on fourth-and-goal sealed a 23-6 Air Force victory over Army at the U.S. Military Academy Nov.1, securing the commander in chief’s trophy and a possible bowl bid.

November 13, 2014 ×
Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders Krystal (front) and Hayley lead children and parents from the KMC in a dance during a cheerleading clinic Oct. 11 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center.

NFL cheerleaders give back, entertain Ramstein

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

As a sea of children stood on the basketball court timidly waiting, music began playing. Suddenly, six Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders ran out and grabbed hands and led a conga line to kick off the event.

October 16, 2014 ×
Staff Sgt. Tiara Jenkins, a certified occupational therapy assistant with the 254th Medical Detachment, Combat Operational and Stress Control, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, prepares to throw a ball down the lane at the Vogelweh Bowling Center. Jenkins represented the Army women’s bowling team at this year’s Armed Forces Bowling Championship held in May at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Competing against bowlers from the Navy and Air Force, Jenkins and her three teammates bested the field, taking the gold.

Soldier helps Army win bowling title

Story and photo by Brandon Beach
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Staff Sgt. Tiara Jenkins has bowled a 279 game five times in her career.

October 16, 2014 ×