Archive for June, 2014


Sports

From left, mixed martial arts fighters Marcus “The Irish Hand Grenade” Davis, Frank Trigg, Cole “The Apache Kid” Escovedo and Tim Kennedy talk to members of the KMC about their backgrounds during the Armed Forces Entertainment 2014 MMA All-Stars Summer Tour June 19 on Kleber Kaserne.

MMA all-stars bring combatives experience to KMC

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

Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and family members from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and other organizations in the KMC received mixed martial arts training and the opportunity to meet MMA celebrities during the Armed Forces Entertainment 2014 MMA All-Stars Summer Tour June 19 on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern.

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Health

‘Key’ to Independence Day

by Staff Sgt. Brittany Simpson
86th Dental Squadron

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, declaring the British colonies of North America independent from Great Britain.

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Health

86th MDG pharmacy offers prescription refill options

Courtesy of 86th Medical Group

The 86th Medical Group Pharmacy offers two prescription refill pick-up options. Refills can be picked up at the Ramstein Pharmacy or at the Kaiserlautern Military Community Center via the ScriptCenter.

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Sports

Take a Hike

by Donald Seltzer

VOLKSMARCHING NOTES – If anyone found a single walking boot at the Ramstein Roadrunners’ May 3-4 event at Ramstein-Miesenbach, please contact me at the e-mail address. The owner’s other foot misses it! – Interested in volksmarching but not sure how things work? Send an email message to volksmarch@gmail.com with the […]

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photoHeimkirchen sponsors a culinary hike on a 5.5 kilometer route from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Heimkirchen hosts ‘old world’ culinary hike

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Heimkirchen, part of the City of Niederkirchen, will sponsor an “old world” culinary hike from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The scenic hiking route is 5.5 kilometers long and features 10 stations, where only Palatinate specialties from the so-called “old world” will be served.

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Schools

Photo by Pat KieblerRepresenting the parents, students and teachers at Ramstein Middle School for school year 2014-15 are the newly elected members of the executive board: (from left) Senior Master Sgt. Brandi Jones (first vice president), Master Sgt. James Barrus (president), Donald Seltzer (parliamentarian) and Janet Priddy (treasurer). Not pictured are Lorraine Gonzales (second vice president) and Laura McGann (secretary). If you are looking to volunteer in your child’s school — or want to volunteer in the community because you don’t have children — consider joining the RMS PTSA. Volunteer positions of all kinds are available. For more information, email ptsa.rms@gmail.com.

RMS PTSA names new executive board

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photoVarious bands and dance groups perform on three stages between 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. during the Long Night of Culture Saturday in Kaiserslautern’s concert hall, Fruchthalle.

Long Night of Culture

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the 13th time, Kaiserslautern will sponsor its annual “Long Night of Culture” Saturday to Sunday. The event will feature more than 120 performances, presentations and displays in 20 locations, including the Fruchthalle, Emmerich-Smola Music School, Theodor-Zink Museum, Pfalztheater, Pfalzgalerie Museum, youth center, Apostelkirche, Stifts-kirche, Hoffnungskirche, Union Theater for film arts and the Japanese Garden.

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photoA guided moonlight tour takes interested visitors to Falkenstein Castle July 11. The Winnweiler Tourist Office is taking reservations.

See Falkenstein Castle by moonlight

Courtesy of Winnweiler Tourist Office

The Winnweiler Tourist Office will offer a guided moonlight tour of Falkenstein Castle in English July 12.

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News

Photo by 2nd Lt. Henry LancasterCol. Nancy Bozzer assumes command of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing June 18 on Ramstein. The ceremony was officiated by Maj. Gen. Frederick “Rick” Martin, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander.

521st AMOW receives new commander

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Schools

Courtesy photo

Airmen earn CCAF degree

Congratulations to the following Community College of the Air Force graduates! Senior Airman Devin Adams Staff Sgt. Ephraim Advincula Senior Airman Bradley Allison Staff Sgt. Joshua Alvarez Staff Sgt. Jamie Christina Armstrong Staff Sgt. Kristie Lynn Aubuchon Staff Sgt. Corey Austin Master Sgt. Brandon Banks Master Sgt. Nathan Barlow Staff […]

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