Archive for November, 2012


Sports

Army, Air Force reignite football rivalry

Army, Air Force reignite football rivalry

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Tramel Garrett
18th MP Public Affairs, 21st TSC

Grid-iron supremacy was on the line as the 435th Security Forces
Squadron, 30th Medical Command and four teams from the 18th Military
Police Brigade battled in the second annual inter-service Sembach Flag
Football Championship, Nov 18.
The Air Force was denied winning the
title for the second year in a row by the 92nd MP Co., which pulled out a
15-8 victory, allowing the Army to claim bragging rights for another
year.

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Sports

Wrestling referees needed again this year

Wrestling referees needed again this year

by Meghan Augsburger
Ramstein High School intern

The wrestling referee is one of the most important figures on the mat
for both the flow of the matches and safety of the wrestlers. Every
year, many forget the importance of the wrestling officials at high
school meets. Many criticize their performance and question their
intentions.

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Features, Health

What do you know about diabetes?

by Capt. Nina Dumas
86th Medical Operation Squadron

How much do you know about diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use glucose for energy.   Nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. — 8.3 percent of the population have […]

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Lifestyle

E-Street Cafe staff is ready to brew

E-Street Cafe staff is ready to brew

by Senior Airman Caitlin O

As the leaves change color and the frost moves in, what better way to
warm up then with a nice warm beverage? The E-Street Cafe is just one of
Ramstein

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Lifestyle

Christmas markets offer unique gifts, musical entertainment

Christmas markets offer unique gifts, musical entertainment

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In Germany, Christmas markets are special highlights taking place during
the pre-Christmas time, also known as Advent. The Christmas market
season just started in the majority of towns and cities. Villages
usually choose one Advent weekend to hold their markets.

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Lifestyle

GACO takes part in local Christmas market

GACO takes part in local Christmas market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Each year, the German-American Community Office will take part in the
Kaiserslautern Christmas market. This year it will be on Santa Claus
Day, which is Thursday. GACO employees will present American and German
music groups, singers and dancers at a stage on Schillerplatz.

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News

American Legion post remembers those who served

American Legion post remembers those who served

by Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Graves of U.S. service members buried in the KMC are not forgotten, thanks to an effort by the local American Legion post.

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Features

Germans, Americans honor victims of war

Germans, Americans honor victims of war

by Bernd Mai
U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs

German and American military representatives from Baumholder and city
officials came together to pay their respects to the victims of both
world wars and of terror and violence on Germany

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Features

Cookin’ it up for Thanksgiving

Cookin’ it up for Thanksgiving

Airman 1st Class Holly Cook
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For many Airmen at Ramstein, living overseas during the holidays can be
very lonely and a homemade meal can be a great boost for morale. The
Rheinland Inn Dining Facility showed their appreciation by providing a
Thanksgiving meal for Airmen and their families Nov. 22.

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News

CFC-O goal surpassed by $84,000

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

The 2012 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas ended Nov. 16 with the
Airmen of Team Ramstein raising $750,296

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