Archive for March, 2014


News

Ramstein child molester caught, convicted

by Capt. Reba Good
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

The Airman who abducted and molested multiple children in the KMC in 2012 was caught and sentenced to 50 years confinement, reduction to airman basic and forfeiture of all pay and allowances March 18 at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

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Commentary

Cannot ‘stress’ importance of stress awareness enough

by Master Sgt. Daira Hall
86th Munitions Squadron

As I sat in my commander’s office, I thought to myself, “Am I the best person to write about stress?” After all, I am a new first sergeant, new to an overseas location and new to the line-side of the Air Force. What could I possibly know about stress?

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News

‘Spring’ the alarm

By Master Sgt. Edward Seeley Sr. and Felipe Vazquez

As service members prepare to move their clocks forward one hour Sunday for daylight saving time, the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection flight has a few recommendations concerning smoke detector safety.

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News

Spc. Thomas P. Shields (left), medic with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 557th Medical Company, 421st Multifunction Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade, and Pfc. Michael L. Warren, firefighter with the 513th Firefighting Detachment, 20th Engineer Brigade, render first aid to a simulated casualty during an active-shooter exercise March 20 on Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania.

MK personnel engage during active-shooter exercise

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

It is a sunny, warm day on the air base in Romania. Transient personnel sit in the post movie theater enjoying their morning when they notice something amiss. An Airman stands up in the theater and makes a call on his cell phone.

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News

Photo by Airman Dymekre AllenPeter Karpawitz-Godt, AAFES clothing issue military management clerk, was 27 years old when he joined the Air Force but had been introduced to the military at a young age.

Airman devotes life to service

by Senior Airman Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Long before he could fit into combat boots or even speak English, Peter Karpawitz-Godt was becoming familiar with military life.

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Features

Photo by Airman Dymekre Allen
Senior Airman Mathew Robinson, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical technician.

Ramstein celebrates Mustache March

Mustaches on mission     Mustache madness     Mustache mug shots                        

March 27, 2014 ×

Sports

Take A Hike

by Donald Seltzer

VOLKSMARCHING NOTES * Reading this in the KMC area? Consider joining one of the two volksmarch clubs here – the Kaiserslautern Sunny Coyotes and Ramstein Roadrunners both have an active presence.   * The Sunny Coyotes meet monthly at the Hotel Restaurant Pfeffermühle (Beethovenstrasse 40, 66849 Landstuhl-Atzel) – you’ll need […]

March 20, 2014 ×

Health

Fluoride: Why is it so important in our daily oral hygiene?

by Capt. Wah-Yung Tsang
General dentist

Fluoride is a natural element that strengthens tooth enamel to become more resistant to cavities, and it helps repair or re-harden enamel in order to arrest the early cavities.

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Lifestyle

New brochures available at KMCC

New brochures available at KMCC

by Astrid Kleemann
Window to Rheinland-Pfalz

The Window to Rheinland-Pfalz information counter at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center offers its visitors new English information material about sights and events in the local region.

March 20, 2014 ×

Schools

DODDS Registration Week for school year 2014-2015

Courtesy of the 86th Mission Support Group School Liaison Office

There are many crucial elements that have an effect on a child’s education and the ability of the KMC Department of Defense Dependents Schools to have the right class sizes, the right number of teachers and the right amount of supplies.

March 20, 2014 ×