Archive for February, 2013


Schools

Schools around the KMC

February 22, 2013 ×

Commentary

Take care of what we have — our installations

by Lt. Col. Jarrett Purdue and Senior Master Sgt. Tyron Gagnon
86th Civil Engineer Squadron commander and 86th CES superintendent

In the Air Force, our rifles are our aircraft and space systems that give us unrivaled speed, range and flexibility to deter, monitor and hold at risk any target on earth at all times.

February 22, 2013 ×

Sports

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Mouthguards should be worn during sports to prevent dental injuries.

Keep your smile — wear a mouthguard

An athlete is 60 percent more likely to receive an injury by not wearing the appropriate safety gear. Dental injuries are the most common type of orofacial injury sustained during participation in sports and most are preventable.

February 22, 2013 ×

Sports

If you had a weakness, wouldn’t you want to know?

Everyone has weaknesses, especially in regard to physical fitness. With the new year starting and people everywhere working on resolutions to get in shape, injury prevention should also be a priority.

February 22, 2013 ×

Sports

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Participants of the 2012 half marathon run through the Kaiserslautern forests.

Half marathon takes place March 24 in Kaiserslautern

The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will sponsor a half marathon run March 24 in Kaiserslautern.

February 22, 2013 ×

Schools

Angelika Lessmeister

School employee retires after 40-year career

Ramstein Middle School bid farewell to longtime employee Angelika Lessmeister who retired Jan. 31.

February 22, 2013 ×

Schools

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Members of Team We Rock, Aaron Scalise, Corey Sullivan, Brant Tryon, Guy Hrushka and Paola Berdicio, pose for a photo after winning a competition at Kaiserslautern High School that had them walking, running, biking or skiing more than 1,500 miles.

KHS moving for a cause

If you were to drive east from Kaiserslautern for 4,909 miles, you would have traveled as far as a group of teachers and staff from Kaiserslautern High School.

February 22, 2013 ×

Schools

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Teens take part in Pueblo Inglés for Teens, a summer camp for native English-speaking teens who mingle with Spanish speaking teens at the camp, teaching them English.

Teens: Make a difference this summer!

Summer is right around the corner. Do you know what you plan on doing yet?
Do you feel like meeting people from all over the globe, seeing new places and taking part in activities, sports and theater, all in English?

February 22, 2013 ×

News

Is your ID registered in IACS? It should be!

Courtesy of 86th Security Forces Squadron

The Installation Access Control System used at the installation gates greatly enhances security for the community by providing an effective layer of security above the traditional manual methods.

February 22, 2013 ×

News

2012 climate survey shows satisfaction with jobs, leaders

by Debbie Gildea
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

More than 163,000 Airmen voiced their opinions in the online Air Force Climate Survey conducted May 11 to June 22, 2012, with results indicating Airmen are satisfied with unit performance and trust their leaders, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today.

February 22, 2013 ×