Archive for February, 2016


Sports

Sports Shorts – Feb. 26, 2016

Combatives Invitational U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness will host a Combatives Invitational at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kleber Fitness Center. Registration and weigh-in will be from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and a coaches meeting from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Open to all active-duty service members (male and female), […]

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Schools

School Notes – Feb. 26, 2016

Teen Dating Violence Awareness In acknowledgement of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program will host a number of special activities for teens during February: • 6 p.m. today: Teen Movie Night Exchange Reel Time Theater on Ramstein in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Bldg. 3336 • 6 […]

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News

Community Corner – Feb. 26, 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 » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » VA Military Life Cycle briefing: 10 a.m. […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – Feb. 26, 2016

Events » The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is looking for male singers to join. The choir rehearses from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Protestant community center in Kaiserslautern, Erzhuetter Strasse 68. For more information, visit www.sing-rpic.de or call 0631-3508625. » Asian and antique furniture auction sponsored by the Ramstein Elementary School […]

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Lifestyle

Photo by Alfred Rocha
Pianist performs
Award-winning pianist Arturo Pizarro presents works by Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin and Sergej Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow at 8 p.m. Thursday in Kaiserslautern’s concert hall, Fruchthalle. Tickets range from €14 to €24 and are available in the Tourist Information Office, phone 0631-365-2316. For more information, visit wwww.fruchthalle.de.

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

Glowing snails are installed in the center of Bad Duerkheim for the shopping night Saturday.

Bad Duerkheim offers special shopping night

Story and photos courtesy of Bad Duerkheim Tourist Information

Bad Duerkheim on the German Wine Street will offer a special shopping night 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. The center of town will be immersed in special lights. Light cones, up to 10-meters high, glowing snails and fantasy figures in changing colors will decorate the streets around Roemerplatz and Stadtplatz. Skybeamers will illuminate the night sky.

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Lifestyle

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Several hundreds of runners are scheduled to start their half marathon March 20 near Schulzentrum Sued in Kaiserslautern.

Half marathon takes place March 20 in Kaiserslautern

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will sponsor the 35th Half Marathon Run March 20 in Kaiserslautern. The 13.1-mile course is free of traffic and leads through the scenic surroundings of Kaiserslautern. “The course is fast with slight differences in height. All runners can participate,” said […]

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Lifestyle

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Each year, the Easter egg market in Siegelbach lures plenty of interested visitors to the Westpfalz Werkstaetten.

Ostermarkt Siegelbach 2016: Hobby artists create, sell Easter eggs

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Easter markets and displays are scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.

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Features

Military chaplains offer spiritual freedom, resilience

by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When thinking of the phrase “separation of church and state” and its embodiment, a multitude of examples may swarm a person’s mind, but military chaplains are probably not one.

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Features

Ask an attorney: getting political

by Capt. Nandor Kiss Baumholder Law Center

Q: I heard that it is illegal for a service member to say anything negative about Congress or President Obama. Is that true? What about my First Amendment rights?

February 25, 2016 ×