Archive for July, 2011


News

AF leaders ready to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.
Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy
issued the

following statement today:

July 29, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Schwetzingen Gardens

Schwetzingen Gardens

Story and photos by A.L. Shaff
Contributing writer

The lavish gardens of the Prince Elector

July 22, 2011 ×

News

Dustoff Soldiers return to Landstuhl

Dustoff Soldiers return to Landstuhl

Story and photos by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Dashing across the helicopter hangar, Gavin McKinstry, 2, scrambled into his father

July 22, 2011 ×

Features

Service after tragedy: Lakenheath  security forces members back in the fight after airport attack

Service after tragedy: Lakenheath security forces members back in the fight after airport attack

Story and photo by Master Sgt. Mike Hammond
379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

The two Airmen looked at each other

July 22, 2011 ×

Sports

KMC, Stuttgart teams miss finals, take plenty from regionals

KMC, Stuttgart teams miss finals, take plenty from regionals

Story and photos by Master Sgt. Jim Fisher
17th Air Force Public Affairs

Camaraderie proved easier to come by than wins for the three American
teams representing Germany in the Europe-Middle East-Africa softball
regionals held in the KMC July 12 to 16.

July 22, 2011 ×

Sports

1. FCK prepares for upcoming season

1. FCK prepares for upcoming season

The countdown is nearing its end, soccer fans, and the 49th season of
the Fussball Bundesliga is right around the corner. Monotone and
lackluster weekends at home will soon be replaced by the intense feeling
of excitement that comes with Germany

July 22, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Club Card Rewards: New Look, Same Great Benefits

by Marissa-Ellen Patterson
86th Force Support Squadron marketing assistant

Do you have a club membership card that just sits in your wallet?

July 22, 2011 ×

Features

ETPA convention helps build knowledge, resources

ETPA convention helps build knowledge, resources

Each year the European Parent Teacher Association invites its units from
all over Europe to attend an annual convention. This year marked EPTA

July 22, 2011 ×

News

TKS launches VAT Relief Program Aug. 1

On Aug. 1, TKS will officially launch a VAT relief program for TKS
telephone and Internet services. All U.S. Department of Defense
personnel, or ID cardholders who normally qualify for German VAT
exemption, will now also be able to save 19 percent on their monthly TKS
bills. 

July 22, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Nature is key in Saxon Switzerland

Nature is key in Saxon Switzerland

Story and photos by Uta Mayr-Falkenberg
Contributing writer

Ever since Germany was reunited, the Saxon Switzerland has been a magnet
for tourists. The area east of the Baroque city of Dresden, which since
1990 houses the 93-square-kilometer national park with the bizarre rock
formations of the

July 22, 2011 ×