Archive for April, 2016


Sports

Sports Shorts – April 29, 2016

Female soccer players needed The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht, across from the Esso station in Ramstein village. Come […]

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Schools

The Kaiserslautern High School StellarXplorers team meets astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the 32nd Space Symposium April 14 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. From left to right: Vincent Povilaitis, junior; Karina Sahli, freshman; Buzz Aldrin; Rhiannon Jimenez, senior; Nathan Throckmorton, senior; and Sandra Mako-Sanchez, junior.

KHS Galaxy Raiders meet astronaut Buzz Aldrin during national finals

Story and photo by Ken Robinson Kaiserslautern High School

The Kaiserslautern High School StellarXplorers team, Galaxy Raiders, recently competed in the first-ever StellarXplorers national finals April 13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The top 10 teams throughout the country were invited to compete in this eight-hour competition.

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Schools

School Notes – April 29, 2016

Mother’s Day Preschool Storytime Join Rheinland-Pfalz Library for a Mother’s Day Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old will have the opportunity to make a special Mother’s Day craft. No registration required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 […]

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News

Community Corner – April 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 » 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 » Capstone event: 8 to 11 a.m., A&FRC […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – April 29, 2016

Events » April is the Month of the Military Child. To celebrate the important role that military children play in the armed forces community, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host the Month of the Military Child Celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pulaski Park on Pulaski […]

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Features

Warren and B.K., children of Senior Airman Brian Thompson, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Dina

Recognizing military children during Month of the Military Child

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photo
Medieval market at Gartenschau 
The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern offers a medieval market from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The market includes more than 30 stands with merchandise, culinary specialties, a knights camp, musicians, jugglers and craftsmanship presentations. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – April 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

Photo by Cristian Santinon /Shutterstock.com
Saturday night, residents living off base should park their cars in the garage, if they have one. If they leave the car outside, they might find it wrapped in toilet paper or decorated with ketchup the following morning.

Be aware of witches Saturday night

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Saturday night, residents living off base must keep a watchful eye on their houses and vehicles. They also should park their cars in the garage, if they have one.

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Features

Ask an attorney: FLIPL financial payback

by Capt. Nandor Kiss Baumholder Law Center

Q: I just received notice that the Army is trying to charge me money for a government vehicle I wrecked last month. Can they make me pay?

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News

An instructor from the 435th Security Forces Squadron removes a weapon from a Humvee April 11 on Ramstein. The Airmen practiced for scenarios they might encounter during deployment.

435th CRG trains deployment tactics

Photos by Staff Sgt. Armando Schwier-Morales
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