Archive for September, 2011


News

Retirees work for the community, stay informed

by Max Pfauntsch
Ramstein Retiree Activities director

Do you ever wonder who the civilians are helping at the United Service
Organizations, post offices or pharmacies? A lot of them are retirees
and their spouses who have decided to stay in the KMC. They continue to
give back to the military community even after many years of active
duty.

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News

7th CSC shares knowledge with Romanian, German soldiers

7th CSC shares knowledge with Romanian, German soldiers

Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Michelle Conrad
7th CSC Public Affairs

Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command conducted a combined
partnership event with soldiers from the Romanian and German armies, who
came to share their skills and knowledge with the 361st Civil Affairs
Brigade and experience firsthand how to qualify on U.S. weapon systems
Sept. 14 on Daenner Kaserne.

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Features, Health

How much do you know about rabies?

Rabies is a virus that is normally spread by the bite of an infected
(rabid) animal. The virus is almost always fatal without proper
post-exposure treatment.

In Germany, including in the Rheinland-Pfalz area, the risk for rabies
is very low. Wild animals known to carry rabies in Germany are foxes and
bats. Rabies is still common in more than 150 countries, including in
stray dogs, cats and other wild animals. You can protect yourself and
your family by reducing your exposure to rabies and seeking care if
exposed.

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News

16th Sust. Bde. executes Command Post Exercise

16th Sust. Bde. executes Command Post Exercise

Story and photo by Capt. Edward Perrin
16th Sust. Bde. Public Affairs

GRAFENW

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Features

October is Energy Awareness Month

by Col. Douglas Hammer
86th CEG commander

As fall approaches in Germany, most people are more interested in
turning the radiator thermostat up than down. However, the month of
October not only marks the changing season, it is also a time to
recognize Energy Awareness Month. As we enter the fall and winter
seasons in Germany, experience tells us that utility costs will soar.
But, if you think you pay a lot for energy, imagine having to pay the
KMC

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News

Live performance emphasizes postwar struggles

Live performance emphasizes postwar struggles

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Tramel S. Garrett
21st TSC Public Affairs

Soldiers from the KMC received a unique presentation Sept. 21 at the
chapel on Daenner Kaserne from a group of actors who performed scenarios
centered around the postwar struggles of service members returning home
from war and the effect they have on families.

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Features

Army partners with German infantry for training event

Army partners with German infantry for training event

Story and photos by Sgt. Frank Sanchez III
21st TSC Public Affairs

HAMMELBURG, Germany

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News

CFC-O starts Monday

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the 2011 Combined Federal
Campaign-Overseas program, the world

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Features

US pilot remembered after 55 years

US pilot remembered after 55 years

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Vincenca Teriaca said she always knew her father went down with his
aircraft. It wasn

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Commentary

‘So Others May Roll’

by Tech. Sgt. Michael Serrano
86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron

From getting settled at Ramstein to road tripping across Europe, one
common denominator can make or break your overseas experience

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