Archive for August, 2013


News

‘First in Support’ CG visits SAPI plate inspection point

‘First in Support’ CG visits SAPI plate inspection point

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (center)and Helmut Hauffe (left) discuss the process of physically testing armor plates with Bruce Cardell…

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Sports

A photo finish

A photo finish

Cain Hill turns in a first place time of 19:50 during Baumholder’s Women’s Equality Run Aug. 23 on Smith Barracks.

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Sports

Chiefs versus Eagles

Colonels and chiefs from around the KMC participated in the third annual Chiefs versus Eagles softball game Monday on Ramstein.

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Sports

AF announces PT test enhancements to start Oct. 1

AF announces PT test enhancements to start Oct. 1

by Staff Sgt. David Salinitri
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force senior leadership announced enhancements to the Air Force’s Physical Fitness Assessment program, to be implemented Oct. 1.

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Features

Auditions for Operation Rising Star underway

Auditions for Operation Rising Star underway

by Dijon Rolle
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs

Do you have the singing chops to rise to the top? If so, members of Kaiserslautern’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation are looking for you. Army FMWR officials will host this year’s “Operation Rising Star” singing contest for the KMC.

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Lifestyle

Kaiserslautern ‘swings’ during Barbarossa Fest

Kaiserslautern ‘swings’ during Barbarossa Fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“Swinging Lautern” will be the motto of Kaiserslautern’s annual Barbarossa fest Thursday through Sept. 7 in the center of town.

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Lifestyle

Old city fest

Old city fest

Lt. Col. Mike Sullivan, U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder commander, and City Mayor Peter Lang team up to serve beer Aug. 23 during the opening ceremony of the city’s “Altstadfest,” or old city fest.

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Lifestyle

Gartenschau holds ‘Wild West’ pumpkin festival

Gartenschau holds ‘Wild West’ pumpkin festival

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern is still decked out in the colors of late summer even though its next seasonal event is on its way.

August 29, 2013 ×

Features

Stay-at-home mom sings her way into community

Stay-at-home mom sings her way into community

by Senior Airman Whitney Stork
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Homeschooling her four children by day and surprising people with her uncanny singing voice by night is all in a day’s work for one woman.

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Schools

Military child writer shares story

Military child writer shares story

by Senior Airman Whitney Stork
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

An extraordinary 9-year-old girl has taken it upon herself to share her and her family’s story about the military lifestyle and what they do to cope with all of the constant changes.

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