• Thassos: Not your typical Greek island

    Thassos: Not your typical Greek island

    Story and photos by Nate Cairney contributing writer Thassos, a Greek island in the north Aegean Sea, is like something from a dream. It is April, and the sea is warm enough for swimming. We are on Paradise Beach, standing on a vast swath of white sand lapped by turquoise […]

  • Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

    Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

    by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer Eco adventures are the combination of adventurous activities with environmentally responsible awareness. Destinations and activities vary widely and can be anything from floating on a raging river in South Africa to soaring through the tree canopy in the Ozarks! One thing all eco adventures have […]

  • Hiking & backpacking in Switzerland

    Hiking & backpacking in Switzerland

    by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer Backpacking during spring and summer breaks is a great way to experience Europe on a budget for many students around the world. Staying at hostels or campgrounds with the ability to prepare your own meals versus expensive hotels allows you to cut down on major […]

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April 1 7:34 a.m.: Larceny of unsecured private property in Nanzdietschweiler 1:03 p.m.: Vandalism on Vogelweh Family Housing 3:30 p.m.: Assault on Vogelweh Family Housing 9:52 p.m.: Assault and drunken operation of a vehicle in Ramstein-Miesenbach April 2 9:30 a.m.: Operation of a vehicle without a USAREUR license in Ramstein-Miesenbach […]


Spring Festivals

Spring Festivals

by Leonie Milde contributing writer Spring is the season for getting out of your house, enjoying a glass of regional wine in the sunshine and discovering new corners of the state. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered […]

Lifestyle & Health

Germans observe various Easter traditions

by Petra Lessoing and Jutta Lausberg-Saam 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Easter holidays are just around the corner. In Germany, Easter week starts with Holy Thursday, which Germans call “Gruendonnerstag,” or green Thursday. The word green is not associated with the color but rather with the old German verb […]



USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Sports and Fitness Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider USAG RP Youth Sports and Fitness has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Earning the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation demonstrates that USAG […] - READ MORE...

Ramstein boys, girls soccer sweep Spangdahlem

Timely relief pitching leads Kaiserslautern over SHAPE

Sports Bulletin — April 5, 2019


EDUCATION NOTES – April 12, 2019

Engineering Classes Children ages 4+ will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using […] - READ MORE...


Education Notes — March 29, 2019

Education Notes — March 22, 2019