Archive for August, 2011


Blotter

From the blotter

Compiled by the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Directorate of Emergency Services

July 20 Baumholder: An Army and Air Force Exchange Service employee is being charged with a traffic accident after striking another vehicle. Wiesbaden: A Family member is being charged with assault after being involved in an altercation which turned physical. July 21 Baumholder: A Soldier is being charged with assault […]

August 31, 2011 ×

News

Firefighters’ cooperative effort contains Kleber Kaserne fire

Firefighters’ cooperative effort contains Kleber Kaserne fire

by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Firefighters from the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and local German fire
stations worked throughout the night Sunday to contain a blaze that
destroyed the Kleber Kaserne Shoppette and several nearby offices. 

August 26, 2011 ×

Features

Flugtag survivor returns to Ramstein

Flugtag survivor returns to Ramstein

by Capt. John Ross
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On the morning of Aug. 28, 1988, Buck Sgt. David Richards was up early.

A 24-year-old bomb dog handler with the 435th Security Police Squadron
at Rhein Main Air Base, he knew he had a long day in front of him. He
had no idea, however, exactly how long his day would actually be.

August 26, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Residents must learn how to dispose of trash

An increase in illegal trash dumping on KMC military installations has been noted.

In accordance with Ramstein Pamphlet 32-602 Military Family Housing
Brochure, off-base residents, military or civilian, and their family
members, contractors, teachers and local national residents are not
authorized to bring their personal property refuse onto any installation
for disposal in facility dumpsters, recycle centers or  in MFH
underground dumpsters.

August 26, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa fest

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“Swinging Lautern” will be the motto of Kaiserslautern’s annual Barbarossa fest, which takes place Thursday to Sept. 3. For the ninth year, the City of Kaiserslautern will sponsor the event in cooperation with local stores and businesses, which are members of the “Kaiser in Lautern” sales promotion agency. “Our international […]

August 26, 2011 ×

Sports

Team Ramstein takes gold in softball championship

Team Ramstein takes gold in softball championship

by Master Sgt. Patrick Acre
3rd Air Force, A6 Communications Plans

The Ramstein men

August 26, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Are you the next rising star?

Are you the next rising star?

Vogelweh

August 26, 2011 ×

Features

Single parents making it in the KMC

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

No one has the guide to perfect parenting because all children are
different. So when you find out you are going to be a parent, you have
no idea what to do. You go out and buy every

August 26, 2011 ×

News

Officials announce civilian workforce hiring freeze

by Capt. Mary Danner-Jones
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force officials announced the implementation of a 90-day hiring freeze effective immediately.

August 26, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

German Wine Street closes for hikers, bikers, skaters Sunday

German Wine Street closes for hikers, bikers, skaters Sunday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the 26th time, the German Wine Street will close to motorized traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

August 26, 2011 ×