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Archive for March, 2015
Right in time for Easter, more than 100 artisans from all over Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg will present their diversity of ceramic works from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the 17th annual Homburg Ceramics Market in the center of Homburg. Both Saarpfalz-Touristik and Homburg City Marketing organizers hope to lure thousands of visitors from the whole region.
The city of Sankt Wendel, located in the state of Saarland, will hold its annual Easter market today through Sunday.
Ramstein High School students trained on how to establish and sustain peer-based programs helping support military children as part of the Student 2 Student program March 5 and 6 at Ramstein.
The program teaches multiple coping techniques, which can help ease the transition of military children at a new location.
People thinking of sending Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs stateside this Easter should be aware of the U.S. Customs regulation banning these chocolates from import into the United States.
“U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will remove Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs from your baggage or any package mailed stateside,” said Mike Dean of the U.S. European Command Customs Executive Agency.
Those who ship these eggs or similar products can be fined.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Senior Airman Bryan Jordan from the 86th Maintenance Squadron. Jordan’s job is to inspect airframes for structural integrity. During a random inspection, he found a crack in one of the C-130J Super Hercules’ wings.
An early wake-up call at 4:30 a.m. Feb. 23 brought attention to Soldiers from headquarters, 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), for an “alert to deploy” to conduct Expert Field Medical Badge operations in Vilsek, Germany, more than 460 kilometers from their Baumholder home.
Allied logisticians off-loaded more than 100 pieces of military equipment, including M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks, M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles and assorted military cargo from the vessel “Liberty Promise” March 9 at the Riga Universal Terminal docks in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
Leaders and professionals throughout the KMC, including those in the medical, chaplain, military and quality assurance fields, participated in a weeklong resiliency forum March 9 to 14 on Vogelweh Military Complex.