Archive for January, 2016


News

2015 Year in Review – 435th AGOW

2015 Year in Review – 435th AGOW

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Sports

Elaine and Dennis Edwards add to their annual swim distance total Dec. 29 at the Naval Station Mayport 50-meter pool during their vacation to the Jacksonville, Florida, area. In calendar year 2015, both swimmers swam more than 500 kilometers as part of the Ramstein Aquatics Center “Swim Challenge.”

KMC members increase swim distances

Photo by Lt. Dan Edwards
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Sports

Sports Shorts – Jan. 29, 2016

CYSS spring sports registration Registration for Child, Youth and School Services spring sports is open Monday through Feb. 26. Sports available are: golf, ages 8 to 15; track and field, ages 8 to 15; tennis, ages 8 to 15; soccer, ages 5 to 15; t-ball, coach pitch, baseball and softball, […]

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Schools

School Notes – Jan. 29, 2016

Teen Stress and Anger Management Army Community Service will hold Teen Stress and Anger Management from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. In this class, teens explore what stress and anger are, how to identify them, and tools to minimize the effects. For more information and […]

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News

Community Corner – Jan. 29, 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 » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » A Military Life Cycle briefing: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC Tuesday » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – Jan. 29, 2016

Events » Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club is hosting “Love for the USA,” a social event, at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Reservations are required by Thursday. Child care is available upon request. For more details and to reserve a spot, visit www.ramsteinosc.org. » An inaugural “mega” arts exhibition […]

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photo
On ‘The Squirrel and Brontosaurus’ tour 
Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the band Mrs. Greenbird performing country, folk and pop music at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €22. For additional information, visit ww.kammgarn.de.

Was ist los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Jan. 29, 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

U.S. Air Force photo
Old women and witches storm the “Rathaus,” or “town hall,” in Ramstein-Miesenbach at 11:11 a.m. on “Altweiberfasching,” which literally translates to “old women’s Fasching.”

Women come into power Thursday

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Fasching, Germany’s fifth season or crazy season, is reaching its peak. Parties, dances and other Fasching activities will continue until Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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Lifestyle

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During Fasching, Kaiserslautern Polizei wants all motorists to make it through that time without any accidents or alcohol-related problems. Motorists should be aware of an increased number of traffic controls and DUI checks.

Polizei conducts traffic controls during Fasching

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The fifth season, also known as Fasching, is in full gear, and many Fasching parties and dances are scheduled to take place through Feb. 9. The Westpfalz Police Headquarters in Kaiserslautern wants all motorists to make it through that time without any accidents or alcohol-related problems.

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News

Tiger Cubs Kade Dressing, age 6 (left), Mason McMillan, age 7 (center), and Evan Zawojski, 
age 7, celebrate their triumphs in the aftermath of the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School. Over 30 cars competed during the annual Scout racing extravaganza. Siblings, parents and adult volunteers as well as Scouts designed, cut and decorated wooden cars for the competition.

Pinewood Derby creates friendly competition, fun for Scouts

Photos by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro
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