Archive for November, 2011


News

NCO heads to Army-level career counselor competition

NCO heads to Army-level career counselor competition

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

Motivated by an infantryman

November 18, 2011 ×

News

Ramstein wings complete base exercise

Ramstein wings complete base exercise

by Airman 1st Class Ciara M. Travis
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Service members from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground
Operations Wing completed a mass-casualty exercise Thursday on Ramstein.

November 18, 2011 ×

Features

Kaiserslautern on Ice

Kaiserslautern on Ice

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ice-cold winter fun will be available in Kaiserslautern, when the mobile
ice-skating rink opens its doors tonight. The winter wonderland for ice
skaters under the motto

November 17, 2011 ×

Features

Christmas markets: a treasured tradition

The tradition of the German Christmas market (Christkindlmarkt or Weihnachtsmarkt) dates back to the 15th century. Today, thousands of Christmas markets all over Germany invite visitors to get into the festive mood with lights, decorations, music, and vendors selling gifts, local crafts, plenty of great food and that favorite Christmas […]

November 17, 2011 ×

Features

Service members reminded of election-season rules

Service members reminded of election-season rules

By Capt. Aaron Lancaster (U.S. Army)
Stuttgart Law Center

With the economy still struggling to recover, unemployment hovering
around 9-10 percent, and the federal deficit continuing to grow, more
and more Americans have begun to take an interest in the presidential
and congressional elections next year.

November 17, 2011 ×

Schools

Vogelweh elementary opens up ‘Wall of Honor’

Vogelweh elementary opens up ‘Wall of Honor’

Story and photo by Mark Heeter
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

The walls of the Vogelweh Elementary School gymnasium transformed into a
monument of students

November 11, 2011 ×

News

86th AW delivers on LCAP inspection

86th AW delivers on LCAP inspection

by Airman 1st Class Ciara M. Travis
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Airlift Wing successfully completed a difficult Logistics
Compliance Assessment Program inspection held at Ramstein from Oct. 31
through Nov. 4.

The inspection is used to test the knowledge and skills of Airmen in the
86th Logistics Readiness Group and 86th Maintenance Group.

November 11, 2011 ×

News

Live healthier through humor

by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Scott Weichl
U.S. Army Public Health Command

Most have heard the saying,

November 11, 2011 ×

Sports

Kingfish secure another victory, off to a great start

Kingfish secure another victory, off to a great start

Few sports are so stratified or have so rigid a hierarchy where a few
hundredths of a second can make all the difference.  Shave a tenth of a
second off your time, and you qualify. Have an off day that gains some
time back, and you

November 11, 2011 ×

Sports

Ramstein tops SHAPE in D-I volleyball championship

Ramstein tops SHAPE in D-I volleyball championship

by Senior Airman Katherine Holt
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Playing at home did not seem to be the advantage for the Ramstein Royals
volleyball team. The packed Southside Fitness Center gym was on the
side of the Royals

November 11, 2011 ×