Archive for September, 2012


News

Flu vaccine available in KMC

Flu vaccine available in KMC

Flu vaccine has arrived in the KMC, and Army and Air Force medical
officials have developed plans for all service members and civilians to
receive their vaccination.

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Sports

Kingfish notch another win

On Sept. 22, the Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team hosted the Wiesbaden
Wahoos, Heidelberg Sea Lions, Lakenheath Barracudas, Eifel Sharks and
the Hohenfels Hurricanes in a six-way matchup at the Ramstein Aquatic
Center. Once again, the Kingfish came away with the victory, posting
1,420 points in their third straight victory of the season.

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Lifestyle

Farmers market offers regional products, craftsmanship demonstrations

Farmers market offers regional products, craftsmanship demonstrations

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the 16th year, the Rheinland-Pfalz Agricultural Chamber of
Kaiserslautern and the City of Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor their
annual farmers market Sunday, a day when Germans celebrate their
Thanksgiving. The market will feature more than 30 farmers and vendors
presenting their products, an animal show, a historical tractor display,
demonstrations, and musical entertainment from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stores
will be open from 1 to 6 p.m.

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Lifestyle

Germans observe legal holiday Wednesday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Germany will observe its Unification Day Wednesday. Every year on Oct.
3, stores, banks and official institutions are closed throughout the
country in observance of this legal holiday.

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Features

Ramstein Welfare Bazaar: Thank you, volunteers

Ramstein Welfare Bazaar: Thank you, volunteers

by Tracy Swift
2012 Ramstein Welfare Bazaar publicity coordinator

Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who helped make the 48th annual Ramstein Welfare Bazaar a huge success.

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News

21st TSC hosts air assault course

21st TSC hosts air assault course

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor
21st TSC Public Affairs

For the third consecutive year, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command
hosted a 10-day air assault school Sept. 10 on Camp Robertson in
Schweinfurt, Germany, that was attended by approximately 260 Soldiers
and Airmen from various units throughout Germany.

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News

US participates in South African exposition

US participates in South African exposition

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Debbie Lockhart
U.S. Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

More than 130 U.S. military members were invited to demonstrate the air
and ground capabilities of American forces as they partnered with the
South African air force during the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defense
Exposition here, Sept. 22 and 23.

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Schools

Teacher shares passion for music, life

Teacher shares passion for music, life

by Monica Miller
Contributing writer

When Joanne Brunson arrived at Ramstein with her husband, the late Col.
James Ellis Brunson, in 1973, she was not quite sure what she was going
to do in Germany. Nearly 40 years later, her impact on the Ramstein
community

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News

I will survive

I will survive

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News

New CTO ticketing policy

Beginning Monday, any travel authorization that includes air travel must
be approved and ticketed at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled
flight departure to avoid airline reservations from being canceled.

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