Archive for October, 2011


News

886th CES takes first place in Firefighter Combat Challenge

886th CES takes first place in Firefighter Combat Challenge

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 886th Civil Engineer Squadron took first place in the 435th
Construction and Training Squadron Firefighter Combat Challenge at CTS
compound Oct. 21 on Ramstein. The challenge was created in the 1970s by
the University of Maryland Science Department to test firefighter
fitness and capability.

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Lifestyle

Haunted Tent City is back in Ramstein

Haunted Tent City is back in Ramstein

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the first time, Haunted Tent City is scheduled to be held on
Ramstein Air Base in the wooded area across from Burger King today
through Monday.

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Lifestyle

Germans observe All Saints Day, visit cemeteries Tuesday

Germans observe All Saints Day, visit cemeteries Tuesday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

German Catholics observe a religious holiday Tuesday. It

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News

Trash pick-up changes

Since Tuesday is a German holiday, All Saints Day, the pickup of trash in the KMC will change as follows:

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Lifestyle

Motorists must watch out for fall dangers on streets

Motorists must be extremely careful now during fall and be aware of
additional dangers on the streets. There is fog, storm, black ice and
deer passing.

ADAC officials give recommendations on how to get safely through the third season.

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Features

LRMC celebrates National Radiologic Technologist Week

LRMC celebrates National Radiologic Technologist Week

by Tina Gardner
LRMC radiology technologist

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center celebrates National Radiologic Technologist Week beginning Nov. 6 by calling attention to the vital role radiologic technologists play in the medical imaging field, as well as in patient and healthcare safety. National Radiologic Technologist Week is always celebrated in the month of November to commemorate the […]

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Schools

The history of Halloween

The history of Halloween

by Haley Thompson
Ramstein High School

We all know Halloween as a time of trick-or-treating and cheap scares,
but the history of Halloween tells a much different story.

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Schools

Teens help elementary children cope with deployment

Teens help elementary children cope with deployment

by Laura Rutkowski
Ramstein High School

With school back in full swing, school activities are sprouting up
again. One activity at Ramstein High School is devoted to helping
elementary school students deal with a deployed parent.

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News

Awarding the Army Safety Excellence Streamer

Awarding the Army Safety Excellence Streamer

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Features

Army Family Action Plan leads to change

Army Family Action Plan leads to change

by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Home on leave from Iraq, Matthew Smith swerved across an Indiana roadway
to avoid a soda can he thought was a roadside bomb and nearly crashed
into oncoming traffic.

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