Archive for October, 2015


Sports

Sports Shorts – Oct. 30, 2015

Flag football championships Unit-level flag football teams from across Europe will face off in the Installation Management Command Europe flag football championships today through Sunday. U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz has the pleasure of hosting the championships at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot Field near Daenner Kaserne and the Vogelweh Fitness Center […]

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Schools

Courtesy photo
Ramstein Middle School representatives participated in a Virtual Town Hall Meeting which included (from left to right) teacher Sequinn Lee; parents Chaplain (Capt.) Matthew Streett, Jennifer Cline and Suzanne Villella; student Austin Brindowski; and Principal Josh Adams.

RMS participates in DODEA’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Ramstein Middle School was one of six schools worldwide chosen to participate in the Department of Defense Education Activity’s recent Virtual Town Hall Meeting.

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Schools

School Notes – Oct. 30, 2015

Youth sports winter registration Registration for winter Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sports is open Monday through Dec. 4. Sports offered: basketball, ages 5 to 15; cheerleading, ages 5 to 15; wrestling, ages 6 to 14. For details or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. […]

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News

Community Corner – Oct. 30, 2015

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details 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 » Key Spouse initial training: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – Oct. 30, 2015

Events » The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Holiday Bazaar will take place Nov. 6 to 8 at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg, 237. Get your shopping finished before the holidays and enjoy a variety of treasures from various European vendors including wine, cheese, antique furniture, […]

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News

Moldovan students leave Liceul Teoretic Alexei Mateevici School for the day Oct. 19 in Sanatauca, Moldova. Airmen from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron and the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron have been working on renovations to a gymnasium locker room at the school since Sept. 23. The Moldova Humanitarian and Civic Assistance program is part of a military and civilian theater security cooperation program the U.S. European Command uses to directly impact civilian communities throughout 17 countries, primarily in Eastern Europe. In addition to allowing service members the opportunity to further their skill sets on the construction site, HCA projects also promote increased bonds and trust for future operations and improvement between the U.S. and partnered nations.

Airmen renovate Moldovan school, strengthen students’ future

Photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski

Moldovan students leave Liceul Teoretic Alexei Mateevici School for the day Oct. 19 in Sanatauca, Moldova. Airmen from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron and the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron have been working on renovations to a gymnasium locker room at the school since Sept. 23. The Moldova Humanitarian and Civic Assistance program is part of a military and civilian theater security cooperation program the U.S. European Command uses to directly impact civilian communities throughout 17 countries, primarily in Eastern Europe. In addition to allowing service members the opportunity to further their skill sets on the construction site, HCA projects also promote increased bonds and trust for future operations and improvement between the U.S. and partnered nations.

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Lifestyle

Photo by City of Zweibruecken
Zweibruecken sponsors Halloween fest
Zweibruecken celebrates its traditional Halloween spectacle Saturday. Pumpkin carving starts at 11 a.m. at Schlossplatz. Pumpkin soup will be served at noon. Children can have their faces painted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monsters, ghosts, witches and vampires will be welcomed at 5 p.m. The dance group Traumzeit will accompany people in costumes to Schlossplatz where the fest officially opens at 6 p.m. with fire magicians and culinary specialties. Children can take a walk through haunted tents and participate in a drawing contest.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Oct. 30, 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: • “Fruehlings Erwachen,” a children’s tragedy, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Nov. 11, and 3 p.m. Nov. 29. • “My Fair Lady,” a […]

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Lifestyle

Flower bouquets, wreaths and candles are being placed on gravesites at German cemeteries for the religious day “Allerheiligen,” All Saints Day, which is being observed Sunday.

Germans visit local cemeteries, light candles on All Saints Day

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Sunday, German Catholics observe a religious holiday, “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day. On this day Germans visit cemeteries to light candles and decorate the gravesites of deceased family members and friends with flowers or wreaths made of fir tree branches, pine cones and dried flowers.

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News

Retired Maj. Gen. Douglas L. Carver, the 22nd Army chief of chaplains, took a turn at the piano before taking to the podium during the Rheinland-Pfalz community prayer breakfast Oct. 21 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

22nd Army chief of chaplains joins KMC for prayer, pancakes

Story and photo by Greg Jones 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The 22nd Army chief of chaplains gathered with key leaders and military personnel across the KMC for an energetic, festive and musical Rheinland-Pfalz community prayer breakfast Oct. 21 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

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Features

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and president of the Oct. 22 Sergeant Morales Club board, counsels a candidate during the event conducted at Kleber Kaserne.

TSC NCOs seek membership to elite club

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

A sane junior NCO rises before four in the morning, triple-checks the decorations adorning his Army Service Uniform and refreshes his knowledge of obscure Army programs only for pretty compelling reasons.

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