Sports

KMC Red Tails advance to European regionals

Courtesy of Colin Smyth

Over the Fourth of July weekend, the KMC Red Tails overcame adversity and persevered to beat Germany’s NRW in a hard-fought two out of three series to win the German Little League National Championship and advance to the European Regional Tournament as Germany’s representative.

July 17, 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.

July 17, 2014 ×
Staff Sgt. Juna C. Cyriaque, personnel NCO assigned to the 
21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Special Troops 
Battalion, leads her class in performing “The Windmill” during Physical Readiness Training as a part of the Master Fitness Trainer course June 24 on Vogelweh.

Soldiers learn fitness fundamentals with trainer course

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and other organizations around Germany received in depth physical readiness training through the Master Fitness Trainer course hosted May 29 to June 26 in the KMC.

July 10, 2014 ×

KMC ‘Red Tails’ win little league championship

Courtesy of Colin Smyth

On a picture-perfect Sunday, in a beautiful new facility at Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden, the KMC Little League Baseball Majors division All-Stars — the “Red Tails” — completed a two-day
sweep of the Stuttgart Panthers and Wiesbaden Warriors All-Stars to capture the Little League Baseball District 1 Championship.

July 10, 2014 ×
Photo by Cheri de HaasA boat waits in one of the many locks of the Burgundy canal in France in July.

Cruising along the Burgundy canals

by Sandy Paige
Contributing writer

Seven brilliant sunrises, seven breath-taking sunsets, 80 locks, 26 lock-keepers, 158 kilometers, 35 French villages, seven Americans and countless memories. This was our boating holiday on the “canal de Bourgogne,” or Burgundy Canal, in central eastern France.

July 3, 2014 ×
Krystal White enjoys the views offered during a hike in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park near Lisbon, Portugal. Sometimes you have to get outside in order to explore.

The Great Outdoors

Story and photos by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

Contrary to assumptions that the longer days of summer inspire people to be more active, many people still struggle to find the time to exercise during the summer. We know we should move more, but oftentimes hot weather, traveling and summer breaks decrease our motivation to be active.

July 3, 2014 ×
From left, mixed martial arts fighters Marcus “The Irish Hand Grenade” Davis, Frank Trigg, Cole “The Apache Kid” Escovedo and Tim Kennedy talk to members of the KMC about their backgrounds during the Armed Forces Entertainment 2014 MMA All-Stars Summer Tour June 19 on Kleber Kaserne.

MMA all-stars bring combatives experience to KMC

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and family members from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and other organizations in the KMC received mixed martial arts training and the opportunity to meet MMA celebrities during the Armed Forces Entertainment 2014 MMA All-Stars Summer Tour June 19 on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern.

June 26, 2014 ×

Take a Hike

by Donald Seltzer

VOLKSMARCHING NOTES – If anyone found a single walking boot at the Ramstein Roadrunners’ May 3-4 event at Ramstein-Miesenbach, please contact me at the e-mail address. The owner’s other foot misses it! – Interested in volksmarching but not sure how things work? Send an email message to volksmarch@gmail.com with the […]

June 26, 2014 ×
Photo by Linda SteilWarrior Transition Battalion-Europe Soldier Spc. Israel Cruz chases Bundesliga FCK Rolling Devils wheelchair basketball player Sascha Gergele down the court during a friendly game May 30 at the Kleber Fitness Center.

German pros join WTB-E for wheelchair basketball

by Ed Drohan
Europe Regional Medical Command Public Affairs

Members of the German Bundesliga FCK Rolling Devils, a wheelchair basketball team based in Kaiserslautern, came out to the Kleber Fitness Center May 30 to join Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe Soldiers in a friendly game.

June 5, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoThe Vogelweh Fitness Center recently renovated the basketball court to improve quality of life and safety.

Fitness center improves with new court

May 29, 2014 ×