Archive for August, 2016


Schools

Education Notes — August 26, 2016

KMC school orientation, open house events Today • Kaiserslautern High School, New Student Orientation: 10 a.m. to noon • Ramstein Elementary School, Open House — kindergarten only: 1 to 2 p.m. • Ramstein Intermediate School, Open House: 2 to 3 p.m. • Vogelweh Elementary School, Open House: kindergarten, 1 to 2 p.m.; grades 1 […]

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Sports Shorts — August 26, 2016

International volksmarch The Lambsborn Ski and Hiking Friends will sponsor their 40th annual international volksmarch with four routes Saturday and Sunday. Starting time for 6- and 10-km routes is 7 to 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 to 1 p.m. Sunday. Starting time for 15- and 21-km routes is until 1 […]

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Sports

TAKE A HIKE – September, 2016

TAKE A HIKE — The Kaiserslautern Military Community’s monthly volksmarching feature. Volksmarching Notes • As of this writing, no travel restrictions are in place for neighboring countries. When considering participation at events outside of Germany, volksmarchers are advised to check with their command for any new travel restrictions. • Interested in volksmarching but […]

August 22, 2016 ×

Lifestyle

Family day offers car-free fun

Family day offers car-free fun

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlfit Wing Public Affairs

“Biking — Skating — Hiking” will be the motto of the 23rd Family Day in Appelbach Valley Sunday. The road from Wuerzweiler to Pfaffen-Schwabenheim will close to motorized traffic for a car-free adventure day.

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News

Photos by Staff Sgt. Frank Brown Jr.
First Lt. Kendall Ward, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) and 2016 Best Officer Warrior, grapples with 1st Lt. Ethan Klausner, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and category runner-up, during a combatives tournament Aug. 11, the final day of the European Best Warrior Competition, at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. The U.S. Army Europe and 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leaders unveiled the region’s Best Warriors during an award ceremony held later in the day at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center.

USAREUR’s best warriors unveiled after intense competition

by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Europe and 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leaders unveiled the region’s top troops as the 2016 European Best Warrior Competition reached a thrilling climax before an enthusiastic audience of over 200 Soldiers, leaders and distinguished visitors Aug. 11 at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center, Grafenwoehr.

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Features

Children familiarize themselves with the features of an 86th Security Forces Squadron vehicle during a block party Aug. 5 on Ramstein. The Ramstein Enlisted Club block party featured static displays from the 86 SFS and the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, free food for club members, face painting, bouncy castles and toy pony rides.

Ramstein Enlisted Club throws block party

Photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua

Children familiarize themselves with the features of an 86th Security Forces Squadron vehicle during a block party Aug. 5 on Ramstein. The Ramstein Enlisted Club block party featured static displays from the 86 SFS and the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, free food for club members, face painting, bouncy castles and toy pony rides.

August 18, 2016 ×

Features

Gary Chapman, marriage counselor, speaks at a marriage counseling workshop Aug. 5 on Ramstein. Chapman spoke to members of helping agencies around the KMC to help them gain additional knowledge in counseling married or engaged couples.

KMC counselors sharpen skills, gain knowledge at marriage counseling workshop

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Chaplains, family advocates, counselors and mental health workers from around the KMC attended a marriage counseling workshop Aug. 5 on Ramstein.

August 18, 2016 ×

Features

Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, Kisling NCO Academy commandant (right), rewards Rebecca Kirk, Royal Air Force Reserve flying officer, with a certificate recognizing her participation in a series of exercises during Warrior Day Aug. 8 on Vogelweh. At the end of each day, the air cadets were rewarded for their hard work with certificates that acknowledged they successfully exercised admirable cooperative skills.

NCOA hosts British cadets for warrior day

Photos by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer

Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, Kisling NCO Academy commandant (right), rewards Rebecca Kirk, Royal Air Force Reserve flying officer, with a certificate recognizing her participation in a series of exercises during Warrior Day Aug. 8 on Vogelweh. At the end of each day, the air cadets were rewarded for their hard work with certificates that acknowledged they successfully exercised admirable cooperative skills.

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Features

Capt. Henry Howard, 435th Contingency Response Squadron aircraft maintenance flight commander, participates in a mock interview with 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs personnel Aug. 4 on Ramstein. The interview was part of a media training event that prepared Airmen for interviews by media personnel.

Media-ting 435 CRS on media training

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Personnel from the 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office hosted a media training event for the 435th Contingency Response Squadron during a Mission Planners Course Aug. 4 on Ramstein.

August 18, 2016 ×

News

KMC Notices and Events – Aug. 19, 2016

Legal office closure The Ramstein Legal Office, Bldg. 2137, will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday for an official function. The walk-in legal assistance that normally runs from 9 to 11 a.m. will run from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday. UH superintendent job opening The 86th Civil […]

August 18, 2016 ×