Archive for June, 2015


Health, News, Schools

Start applying for the USDA Free/ Reduced School Lunch Program

by 86th Mission Support Group school liaison office

The USDA free/reduced-price lunch program can save a family up to $466 per child attending Department of Defense Dependents Schools every year. The USDA School Lunch Program is offered at all KMC schools and is designed to meet federal requirements for nutritiously balanced meals and offer free or reduced-price meals to eligible children. Families need to apply annually for the program; applications for school year 2015-2016 will be accepted starting July 1.

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, News, Schools

STEM skyrockets ops for students

STEM skyrockets ops for students

by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Ramstein Youth Center was awarded its first-ever Science, Technology, Engineering and Math grant to expand its educational resources for students June 1.

June 25, 2015 ×

Lifestyle, News, Schools

Education Notes – June 26, 2015

Youth fall sports registration Registration for youth fall sports is open 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 participate. […]

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, Health

Announcing new help for victims of domestic abuse: Air Force Family Advocacy DAVA Program

Announcing new help for victims of domestic abuse: Air Force Family Advocacy DAVA Program

by Emily McCormick
Family Advocacy

Abuse within a relationship is a devastating experience. Often victims want to seek help but don’t know where to turn. Family Advocacy is providing a new service which offers immediate support and services to men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) program is available to victims 24/7. If you are a victim of relationship abuse and want to speak with someone about your situation, you can call the numbers provided below to speak to a licensed provider or advocate. The DAVA can provide assistance by helping you develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm and connecting you with helpful services. The DAVA can also arrange for you to receive follow-up care with Family Advocacy if desired. All services are voluntary and offered at no cost.

June 25, 2015 ×

Health, Lifestyle, News

Community corner – June 26, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center Monday » pouses VA 1 & II Briefing: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A&FRC » amstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC Tuesday » eintegration Briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » re-Deployment Briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC » ntroduction to LinkedIn: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC […]

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, Health, Lifestyle, News

Mark your calendar, June 26, 2015

Events »  Sesame Street USO experience for military families presents a live 35-minute “mini-show” featuring four of the popular Sesame Street characters, as well as Katie, a military child created especially for the USO. The show is free to military personnel and their families and is open to all ages. […]

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, Lifestyle, News

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 26, 2015

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – June 26, 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.

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, Lifestyle

Altstadtfest offers three  days of entertainment

Altstadtfest offers three days of entertainment

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The historical part of Kaiserslautern called “Altstadt” will lure more than 200,000 visitors when it celebrates its annual Altstadtfest, old town fest, July 3 to 5. For three days and two nights, Steinstrasse and its side streets will be one giant open-air area.

June 25, 2015 ×

Health

It’s tick season

by Cpt. Keith L. Marshall Jr.
PHCR-Europe Entomologist

It’s that time of year again — warm weather, tons of outdoor activities in the sun and…ticks! Yes, that’s right, it is tick season here in Europe. Tick season normally lasts from March to October depending upon the temperature. The peak of tick season is from June thru July.

June 25, 2015 ×

Features, Lifestyle

Legal offers PCS tips, household goods claims

by 86th Airlift Wing Legal Center

PCS season is upon us! Members can help alleviate potential stress from loss or damage to household goods by learning the rules under which household goods are moved and by preparing oneself for a potential moving claim.

June 25, 2015 ×