Archive for May, 2016


Sports

Sports Shorts – May 27, 2016

Memorial ruck march The Ramstein Chief’s Group will host the first-ever Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey Memorial Ruck March/Run at 8:30 a.m. today at Southside Fitness Center on Ramstein. The event is an opportunity to honor the first chief master sergeant of the Air Force and […]

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Schools

Photos by Katherin Stahl
University of Maryland University College Europe graduates eagerly wait to receive their degrees as they reach a momentous milestone in their educational careers April 30 at the Gartenschau in Kaiserslautern.

UMUC graduates honored at 64th commencement

Courtesy of University of Maryland University College Europe Office of Marketing and Communications

The day was full of triumphant smiles and jubilant cheers as years of hard work and dedication were celebrated by more than 200 University of Maryland University College Europe graduates April 30 at the Gartenschau Event Hall in Kaiserslautern.

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Schools

DODEA, local schools strengthen partnerships

by Constanze Humphrey 86th Mission Support Group

The eleven Department of Defense Education Activity schools in the KMC have the unique opportunity to engage with local German schools and villages. These engagements not only improve the overall quality of education for our children but also foster a better understanding of, and relationship with, our host nation and community.

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Schools

Children learn about space medicine at LRMC

Children learn about space medicine at LRMC

Photo by Stacy Sanning-Rzepka

Stephanie Garner, nurse administrator for the Telehealth program at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, helps Kai Matzkanin, a first-grade student from Landstuhl Elementary Middle School, listen to his own heartbeat using telehealth tools May 13 at LRMC. Students from Melinda Stevens’ class visited the LRMC telehealth team to learn firsthand how […]

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Schools

School Notes – May 27, 2016

Summer reading program kickoff Rheinland-Pfalz Library is hosting a summer reading program to encourage reading throughout the summer months for library patrons of all ages. Come out to the summer reading program kick-off party at 11 a.m. June 16. Take this opportunity to learn more, sign up and receive your […]

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News

Community Corner – May 27, 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 » Closed for Memorial Day TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 10:30 a.m., IDRC » Predeployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base Intro: 7:30 to 11:45 […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – May 27, 2016

Events » The spring-summer Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3 at the Southside Fitness Center track and field on Ramstein. The Special Olympics is an international program of athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event holds a variety of Olympic-type […]

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Photo by City of Kaiserslautern
May carnival continues through Monday
The Kaiserslautern “Maikerwe,” or “May carnival,” with more than 140 ride owners and vendors presenting their attractions, merchandise and food specialties, closes out with a fireworks display around 10 p.m. Monday. Rides are open from 1 to 11 p.m. each day and until midnight Saturday. Additionally, stores are open form 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – May 27, 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

Courtesy photo
Numerous walking groups, floats and music bands take part in the Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair parade starting at 1 p.m. June 5 in Alzey.

State fair takes place June 3 to 5 in Alzey

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The annual Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair will take place June 3 to 5 in the city of Alzey. Cities and union communities of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, charity organizations and military forces will participate in the fair to demonstrate who they are and what they have to offer.

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Lifestyle

Outdoor swimming pools open now

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Public outdoor swimming pools in the area are open now. The majority of them are heated, and they usually stay open until September, if weather permits.

May 26, 2016 ×