Archive for September, 2016


Sports

Sports Shorts – Sept. 30, 2016

Unit-level flag football championships Come and cheer on the best unit-level flag football teams as they compete for the 2016 trophy and bragging rights. The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz unit-level flag football championships will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 to 20 at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot field near […]

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Schools

School Notes – Sept. 30, 2016

Chess tournament Kaiserslautern area schools will hold their annual back-to-school chess tournament Saturday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Early registration can be done online by emailing jack.woodfork@eu.dodea.edu. Rules of play and other key information will be sent online upon […]

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News

Community Corner – Sept. 30, 2016

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 TUESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 10:30 a.m., […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – Sept. 30, 2016

Events » Join the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program for the Purple Gala to raise awareness about domestic violence. This year’s theme is “All people working together can end domestic abuse.” Speak up and be part of the solution. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. […]

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Lifestyle

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Wine harvest fest in Neustadt
Neustadt/German Wine Street celebrates its German Wine Harvest Fest today through Oct. 10. The event features rides, a wine village consisting of little framework houses and musical performances. On Oct. 9, stores are open from 1 to 6 p.m. and a fest parade starts at 2 p.m. A fireworks display closes out the fest Oct. 10. For details, visit www.neustadt.eu.

Was ist los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Sept. 30, 2016

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.

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Lifestyle

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Participants of the beer hike leading from Landstuhl to Kindsbach can take breaks along the route and try food specialties including salmon from the Finnish kota grill Saturday and Sunday.

Culinary beer hike, brewer market takes place in Landstuhl Saturday, Sunday

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The second culinary beer hike with brewer market will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday in Landstuhl and Kindsbach.

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Lifestyle

Photos by Stefan Layes
Musicians entertain visitors in the streets during last year’s farmers market in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

Ramstein Farmers Market offers regional products

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Public Affairs

The 20th Ramstein Farmers Market will take place Sunday, when Germans celebrate their Thanksgiving.

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News

Airmen assigned to the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron take a knowledge test during the 2016 European Port Dawg Rodeo Sept. 17 on Ramstein. In addition to the knowledge test, Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing competed in physical activities related to their job to earn bragging rights as being the best of the best.

Ramstein hosts 2016 Port Dawg Rodeo

Photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore

Airmen assigned to the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron take a knowledge test during the 2016 European Port Dawg Rodeo Sept. 17 on Ramstein. In addition to the knowledge test, Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing competed in physical activities related to their job to earn bragging rights as being the best of the best.

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News

Be there, be willing to help save lives

Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

During National Suicide Prevention Month in September, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center team would like to share a few tips and the following personal story from a LRMC social worker to help battle buddies, family and friends #BeThere. As the story reveals, being there and being willing to help someone can save lives.

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News

KMC Fire Emergency Services supports Fire Prevention Week 2016

KMC Fire Emergency Services supports Fire Prevention Week 2016

Courtesy of KMC Fire Emergency Services

KMC Fire Emergency Services will kick off Fire Prevention Week with a parade at 9 a.m. Oct. 8 through Ramstein housing. The day will continue with the Fire Department open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fire Station 1, Bldg. 2303, on the Ramstein flightline. There will be free food, live fire and vehicle extrication demonstrations, fire truck displays from KMC FES and surrounding local fire departments, activities for kids, door prizes and much, much more.

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