Archive for May, 2015


Sports

Sports Shorts – Events and Notices – May 29, 2015

Women’s soccer team needs players The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice time is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht (across from the Esso station) in Ramstein village. […]

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Schools

School Notes – May 29, 2015

Youth fall sports registration Registration for youth fall sports is open Monday through July 17. Sports offered are: tackle football, ages 10 to 14; cheerleading, ages 5 to 18; soccer, ages 5 to 15; flag football, ages 5 to 14. Youth must be registered with Child and Youth Services to […]

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News

Community Corner – May 29, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – May 29, 2015

Events » The Strong Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength Campaign is offering a variety of activities in recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This Strong B.A.N.D.S Campaign event is for all ages. Attend at least one of these events throughout the month of May, and earn a Strong […]

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Lifestyle

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Old town fest in Freinsheim:
Freinsheim's wine growing community will celebrate its annual “Altstadtfest,” or old town fest, Thursday to June 7. Local vintners and caterers start serving specialties at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, when Germans celebrate Corpus Christi Day. Fest hours are from 6 p.m. to midnight June 5, 11:30 a.m. to midnight June 6, and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 7. There will be a diversified musical program featuring jazz, blues, funk, pop and rock. Sunday shopping will be from 1 to 6 p.m. June 7. The center of town will be closed to motorized traffic. Parking is available at the edge of town and the center is within walking distance. For details, visit www.stadt-freinsheim.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – May 29, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Rigoletto,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today. • “Viel Lärm um nichts,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 […]

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Health

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The common misconception about dental decay

by Senior Airman Rebecca Carpenter 86th Dental Squadron

When the dental preventive team asks patients what they think causes cavities, most answer “sugar,” but this is not exactly accurate. Enamel, the outside structure of a tooth, is the strongest substance in the human body. So, what is the enemy destroying our pearly whites? The answer is acid.

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photo by City of Kaiserslautern
The May carnival offers a wide variety of rides and vendor's booths today through June 8 on Kaiserslautern’s Messeplatz fairgrounds.

May carnival begins today in Kaiserslautern

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s May carnival, “Maikerwe,” will start at 5 p.m. today on the Messeplatz fair-grounds and continue on through June 8. This event is known as the biggest folks fest in West Pfalz.

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News

Newly inducted members of the Sergeant Morales Club stand with Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades (right), the commanding general and the senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command respectively, during an induction ceremony May 19 on Smith Barracks.

21st TSC CSM inducted as honorary Sgt. Morales Club member

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command was welcomed into the Rheinland-Pfalz Sergeant Morales Club as an honorary member during a lively induction ceremony May 19 at the Wagon Wheel Theater on Smith Barracks in Baumholder.

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News

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, the commanding general and senior enlisted adviser of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, render a salute honoring Soldiers of the 21st TSC who have given their lives in the service of their nation during a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony May 21 on Panzer Kaserne.

21st TSC remembers fallen heroes

Story and photo by Brandon Beach 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to America’s fallen heroes during multiple Memorial Day events May 21 throughout the KMC.

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Features

Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon's neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

Adaptive Softball Game helps children earn a win

Photos by Staff Sgt. Brandy Grace

Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon’s neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

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