For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities, good cheer and newly practiced traditions. What few of us consider to realize is that the holiday season is a time of year when there is an increased risk of home fires.
Archive for December, 2014
The waste management office of the Kaiserslautern County Administration asks KMC residents to properly recycle their Christmas trees.
For planning purposes, the following is a list of German holidays in 2015: Jan. 1 – New Year’s Jan. 6 – Three Kings’ Day (official holiday in Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Württemberg only) Feb. 16 – Rose Monday (no legal holiday) Feb. 17 – Shrove Tuesday (Fasching – no legal holiday) […]
As a way to avoid accidents, each German community has rules regarding the removal of snow and ice on sidewalks. Residents living off base should check their rental contracts to find out about these obligations. The rental contract clearly states who must keep sidewalks free of ice and snow.
The Kaiserslautern Christmas market will end Tuesday, but for those who are not ready to let go of that special holiday atmosphere, the market will reopen Dec. 27 to 30 as a New Year’s market.
Scout racers negotiated hairpin turns, “spinouts” and heaping spoonfuls of applesauce, dodged plastic crustaceans and stuffed animals, and, occasionally, grass-skirted Boy Scouts or leaders en route to the checkered flag and plenty of good, mostly clean fun during the Pack 69 “Cub-Annapolis” held Dec. 7 at Vogelweh Elementary School.
For the senior leaders of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gaining a better understanding of the conflicts of the past can help shape the way they conduct operations in the future.
The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Regional Support Element-United Assistance have been conducting operations in Dakar, Senegal, for over a month. Recently, with the arrival of the element’s main body and the completion of construction operations, the team moved into the Intermediate Staging Area and began conducting daily operations.