Archive for July, 2012


Lifestyle

Annweiler hosts medieval fest

Annweiler hosts medieval fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Annweiler will celebrate its eighth medieval festival to honor Richard the Lionheart of Brittany today to Sunday.

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Features

Trained technical technicians

Trained technical technicians

Story and photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airman assigned to the 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron are in
high demand, providing specialized communication maintenance technicians
who support cyberspace systems throughout U.S. European Command and
U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility.

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News

AF, Army leaders discuss missions

AF, Army leaders discuss missions

by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing and 21st Theater Sustainment
Command toured facilities on Ramstein Air Base and Panzer Kaserne
Tuesday.

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Sports

Rock hard: from unhealthy mom to bodybuilding competitor

Rock hard: from unhealthy mom to bodybuilding competitor

by Mindy Campbell
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Sandi Griffin was headed down a dangerous path.

About 10 years ago, the Air Force spouse and U.S. Army Garrison
Kaiserslautern Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation personal
trainer moved from Arizona to Germany when her husband got stationed
here.

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Sports

Sports Physicals

Summer is here and fall is just around the corner, so it is time to
start thinking about Department of Defense Dependents Schools and KMC
Youth Sports

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Sports

86th CEG wins championship title

86th CEG wins championship title

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

The sun beats down on the softball field as a batter steps to the plate.
He wipes sweat off his brow and digs his foot into the batter

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Lifestyle

Gartenschau celebrates summer night fest

Gartenschau celebrates summer night fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern will celebrate its annual summer night
fest Saturday. Starting at 6 p.m., the whole park will turn into
festival grounds presenting musicians, fire dancers and food
specialties. Bands will perform on stages near the entrance, on
Kaiserberg hill and in Neumühlepark.

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Lifestyle

Take a moonlight tour of Falkenstein Castle

Take a moonlight tour of Falkenstein Castle

The view of the Falkenstein castle ruins is already spectacular on
approach via the windy roads up the hill. The legendary ruins sit atop
this steep hill and overlook

the wild and scenic valley of Falkenstein.

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Schools

Applications now being accepted for free/reduced-price lunch program

The USDA free/reduced-price lunch program can save a family up to $464
per child attending Department of Defense Dependents Schools every year.

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Features, Health

Combating childhood obesity: A family affair

Combating childhood obesity: A family affair

by Allison Pompey
U.S. Army Public Health Command

At what age do you remember starting to make healthy food choices? For
many of us those decisions don

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