Archive for September, 2009


News

Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden

by Aaron Schoenfeld
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing celebrated Holland

September 25, 2009 ×

Lifestyle

Play season begins Wednesday in Ramstein

Play season begins Wednesday in Ramstein

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The culture and conference center, Haus des Bürgers in
Ramstein-Miesenbach will host its first performance of the 2009-2010
play season Wednesday. A diversified program with 30 events including
concerts, musicals, operettas, dances and speaking theater is scheduled
to take place until May 2010.

September 25, 2009 ×

Lifestyle

Everything pumpkin at the Hitscherhof Farm Fest

Everything pumpkin at the Hitscherhof Farm Fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

More than 70 farmers and vendors will present their products and items
at the traditional Hitscherhof Farm Fest, which takes place from 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

September 25, 2009 ×

News

October is National Stamp Collecting Month

October is National Stamp Collecting Month

by Yvonne Radloff
2nd Air Postal Squadron

October is National Stamp Collecting Month. The U.S. Postal Service
began this program in 1981 as a way to introduce children ages 8 to 12
to the hobby.

September 25, 2009 ×

Schools

Start saving with the USDA Free/Reduced Lunch Program

The USDA free/reduced lunch program can save a family up to $392 per
child attending Department of Defense Dependents Schools every year.
The USDA School Lunch Program is offered at all KMC schools and is
designed to meet federal requirements for nutritiously balanced meals
and offer free or reduced-price meals to eligible children. Families
need to apply annually for the program.

September 25, 2009 ×

Schools

RHS nurse garners support for first diabetic camp for military families

RHS nurse garners support for first diabetic camp for military families

What do the U.S. Supreme Court and the Hinterbrand Lodge have in
common? In August, they both had a first for juvenile type 1 diabetes.

September 25, 2009 ×

Schools

Education News

Girl Scout events The Ramstein Girl Scouts are holding free events in September. • From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Girl Scouts is hosting a Daisy Princess Tea for children in kindergarten through first grade. The event will be held at the Northside Chapel on Ramstein. • Come take part […]

September 25, 2009 ×

News

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Lt. Col. Jennifer Snyder and Maj. Jolene Ainsworth
86th Medical Operations Squadron

According to the American Cancer Society, the chance of a woman having breast cancer some time in her life is about 1 in 8. 

September 25, 2009 ×

Schools

College Night a one-stop shop for higher ed

College Night a one-stop shop for higher ed

Story and photo by Christine June
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Finding the right college and subsequent financial assistance just got
a lot easier for students living in military communities throughout
Europe.

September 25, 2009 ×

News

Benefits available for dependents of servicemembers

by Sgt. Fay Conroy
21st TSC Public Affairs

For some college students the feeling of homesickness can easily be
countered with calls home and visits during the holidays or over long
weekends. However, if the student is from a military family stationed
in Germany, trips home can really wreak havoc on a family

September 25, 2009 ×