Archive for September, 2015


Sports

Sports Shorts – Sept. 25, 2015

Superhero 5K run/walk Join Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Army Substance Abuse Program for this year’s Red Ribbon Run Superhero 5K Oct. 17. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the United States. Registration is free and will be held the day […]

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Schools

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Keeping children safe this school year

by Tech. Sgt. Greg Riley 86th Security Forces Squadron

It’s that time of the year again — temperatures are lowering and the days are getting shorter. Some may even notice the house is a little quieter which must mean that school is back in session.

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Schools

School Notes – Sept. 25, 2015

TAG meeting A Teen Advisory Group meeting will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Landstuhl Library. This meeting is an opportunity for teens to make their voices heard about what programs and materials they want to see offered at the library. No registration required. For details, […]

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News

Community Corner – Sept. 25, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. Monday » Boots to Business: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » USA Jobs: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., A&FRC […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – Sept. 25, 2015

Events » Donate to the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign and improve the quality of life in the KMC, open through Nov. 20. Donations made to the Family Support and Youth Program go directly to CFC’s installation to fund local programs. To donate, visit www.cfcoverseas.org or contact your unit representative. » An Operation […]

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News

Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr.
Competitors from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment dismount a Stryker combat vehicle during a medical scenario exercise conducted as part of the 2015 European Best Warrior Competition 
Sept. 15 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. About 22 candidates participated in the intense, annual weeklong competition, the most prestigious competitive event of the region. In the end, only one junior officer, one NCO and one Soldier emerged as “Best Warriors.”

Europe’s ‘Best Warriors’ named after thrilling competition

by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Competition officials unveiled Europe’s ultimate warriors before a rapt audience of Soldiers, leaders and distinguished visitors during a culminating ceremony held Sept. 18 at the Grafenwoehr Physical Fitness Center.

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

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Wine village opens in Neustadt
The annual wine harvest fest in Neustadt/German Wine Street starts today with the opening of the wine village consisting of little framework houses across from the train station. Visitors can taste new wine and Palatinate food specialties including onion cake, liver dumplings and saumagen. The wine harvest fest with a carnival takes place Oct. 2 to Oct. 12. The big vintner's parade is scheduled for 2 p.m. Oct. 11. For more information, visit www.neustadt.eu.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Sept. 25, 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.

September 25, 2015 ×

Lifestyle

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Regional farmers and vendors will offer their merchandise Sunday during the fifth North Palatinate Farmers Market in Schneckenhausen.

Farmers market takes place in Schneckenhausen

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The fifth North Palatinate Farmers Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in Schneckenhausen. Regional farmers and vendors will present high-quality items at about 50 stands. The event will also feature a tractor display and thresher demonstration.

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Lifestyle

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The culinary walk will lead hikers through the vineyards near Freinsheim. The walk starts tonight and continues Saturday and Sunday.

Culinary hike in Freinsheim leads through vineyards

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The wine growing community of Freinsheim will offer its annual culinary hike along its wine hiking trail today through Sunday.

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News

Officials of the Westpfalz Police Headquarters ask motorists to obey the new traffic route near the mall in downtown Kaiserslautern. During a recent four-hour check by German Polizei, 81 motorists were fined €20 each. Coming from Koenigstrasse, the correct route turns left and not straight.

New traffic route in Kaiserslautern

Photo by Westpfalz Police Headquarters
September 24, 2015 ×