Archive for April, 2012


Lifestyle

Hochspeyer offers guided tours to castles

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Hochspeyer Tourist Office offers guided walks to historical sites in
the area, lead by English-spoken tour guides. The tours take
participants to Frankenstein Castle, Diemerstein Castle and Villa Denis
in the Diemerstein

valley.

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Lifestyle

Residents must watch out for witches Monday night

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Germans observe Labor Day, welcome spring May 1

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Features, Health

Women’s health awareness: females should devote time to preservation

by Capt. Jayvanita Hill-Moore
86th Medical Operations Squadron

What is women

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Schools

AdvancED visits schools for evaluation

by Madie Fahlbusch
Ramstein High school

While most students at Ramstein High School spent the second week in
April enjoying some fun in the sun for their spring break, the faculty
members remained extremely busy preparing for a very important visitor,
who was scheduled to come Tuesday to Thursday. It is an organization
known as AdvancED who visits schools approximately every five years and
evaluates how well they improve themselves.  

AdvancED is the largest school improvement organization in the world and affiliates with more than 27,000 different schools. 

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Features

Senior leaders talk DOD Safe Helpline, initiatives to stop sexual assault

by Spc. Adam P. Garlington
PERS Team

HEIDELBERG, Germany

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News

Failure to accomplishment: Kaiserslautern NCO’s resiliency leads to competition comeback

Failure to accomplishment: Kaiserslautern NCO’s resiliency leads to competition comeback

by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Last year, Staff Sgt. Robert Donovan pushed himself too hard during the
road march at the best warrior competition. He hadn

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Features

Four more for the score

Four more for the score

by 2nd Lt. Kay M. Nissen
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On Feb. 26, 2008, Lt. Col. Bryan Patchen, 603rd Air and Space Operations
Center deputy commander for mission integration, was diagnosed with
thyroid cancer. The next two months he endured his physical

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Features

‘Stop bullying now! Take a stand. Lend a hand’

by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“Bullying can destroy childrens’ lives. It can lead to depression, severe anxiety, academic failure or suicide,” said Lt. Col. John Leckie, 86th Medical Operations Squadron, a child psychologist and chief of pediatric behavioral medicine. “Bullying can physically or emotionally impact a child’s life,” said Maria Buchwald, Ramstein Middle School principal. […]

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News

Registration made easy

Registration made easy

by Airman Basic Brea Miller
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As an Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century initiative, the
Kapaun Vehicle Registration Office revamped their current customer
service and vehicle registration operations.

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News

Thrift Savings Plan to offer new Roth option

by Karen Parrish
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON

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