Archive for December, 2012


Lifestyle

Send us your vacation photos!

Send us your vacation photos!

Send us your holiday vacation photos! Did you spend Christmas with your family by the Christmas tree, your holidays skiing the slopes in Garmisch or your New Year’s Eve in another country? We want to see how your spent the holidays! Send your photo (only high resolution, 300 dpi, photos […]

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News

Paratroopers airdrop toys for children during holiday jump

Paratroopers airdrop toys for children during holiday jump

by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr.
21st TSC Public Affairs

More than 130 paratroopers, comprised of Soldiers, Airmen and partner
nation jumpers, airdropped toys and performed an airborne jump during
the fourth annual Operation Toy Drop Dec. 13 at the Alzey Drop Zone.

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Sports

Throw down with the Brazilian Jujitsu Club

Throw down with the Brazilian Jujitsu Club

Story and photos by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Service members and civilians came together for the Ramstein Jujitsu
Club, by taking part in the martial arts combative sport at an Army
combative gym on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

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News

December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

by Amy Cowell
U.S. Army Public Health Command

The holiday season is upon us and for some it means the stress and
anxiety of battling last-minute crowds at the mall, frantically cleaning
for visiting in-laws and agonizing over preparing the perfect holiday
meal.

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Lifestyle

German holidays in 2013

German holidays in 2013

For planning purposes, following is a list of German holidays in 2013:

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Lifestyle

Off-base residents must recycle Christmas trees properly

The environmental office of the Kaiserslautern County Administration
asks KMC residents to properly recycle their Christmas trees.

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Lifestyle

‘Silent Night’ originates in Austria

‘Silent Night’ originates in Austria

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“Silent Night” is known as the world’s most popular Christmas song. Currently, it can be heard all over the world in all languages. The song originates in Austria. On the afternoon of Christmas Eve in 1818, the priest of St. Nikolaus Church in Oberndorf near Salzburg, Joseph Mohr, tried to […]

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Lifestyle

Introducing the KMC’s newest resident!

Introducing the KMC’s newest resident!

Share your bundle of joy with the community! Send the Kaiserslautern American your baby’s photo (high resolution, 300 dpi, photos only please) along with his/her name; date, time and place of birth; height and weight at birth; parents’ first and last names, as well as where you’re from; the name(s) […]

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Schools

FEA: Are you strong, creative, bold enough for the job?

FEA: Are you strong, creative, bold enough for the job?

The Future Educators Association is an international organization that
serves to promote teaching as a challenging and rewarding career.

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Lifestyle

Country music star Aaron Tippin, The Lowry Sisters perform in KMC

Country music star Aaron Tippin, The Lowry Sisters perform in KMC

Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class John S. Wollaston
U.S. Army NATO Brigade

Cowboy hats and boots were the order of the day recently at the Kazabra
Club on Pulaski Barracks as country music star Aaron Tippin pulled into
Kaiserslautern as part of his

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