Archive for March, 2017


News

Staff Sgt. Sam Reardon, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, holds a mock explosive after neutralizing it during an exercise March 23 on Ramstein. The event took place at a newly established training ground, which featured a mock village where various scenarios can occur. Exercise Silver Flag, which includes the EOD training, takes place more than once a year.

EOD returns to Silver Flag

Photos by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua

Staff Sgt. Sam Reardon, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, holds a mock explosive after neutralizing it during an exercise March 23 on Ramstein. The event took place at a newly established training ground, which featured a mock village where various scenarios can occur. Exercise Silver Flag, which includes the EOD training, takes place more than once a year.

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News

Megan Nunez, a personal financial counselor for a military contractor in Baumholder, provides financial recommendations to a client. Nunez received her Accredited Financial Counselor certificate in February 2016 from the FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program, which offers military spouses transferable job skills as accredited financial counselors.

Financial program gives military spouses free training

Story and photos by Mary Ann Davis Installation Management Command

Finding employment as a military spouse can be tough because of constant relocations and the lack of transferrable skills, but thanks to the FINRA Foundation, spouses have an opportunity to earn a free financial counselor accreditation to help them find employment at any military installation or in the civilian sector. […]

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Lifestyle

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Visitors of the spring medieval market in the Nature Wild Park Freisen can experience the Middle Ages Saturday and Sunday.

Park in Freisen sponsors medieval market

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Nature Wild Park Freisen will hold its first spring medieval market Saturday and Sunday. “We are offering this spring medieval market for the first time, it will be smaller than our traditional summer market in August,” said Matthias Broszeit from the Nature Wild Park Freisen. “Participants will take our […]

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Lifestyle

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Visitors of the Homburg Ceramics Market find all kinds of ceramic objects Saturday and Sunday. Additionally, stores are open from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Homburg holds ceramics market

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Right in time for Easter, more than 100 artisans from all over Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg will present their diversity of ceramic works 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the center of Homburg.

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Lifestyle

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – March 31, 2017

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – March 31, 2017

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

Mark Your Calendar – March 31, 2017

Events » The Swing Dance Salon Kotten-Hop will offer swing dancing lessons to music from the 1920s to 1950s at 7 p.m. Saturday at Stadtteilwerkstatt, Pfaffstrasse 3 in Kaiserslautern. For details, visit www.lautern-swingt.de. KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Eric Danzeiser […]

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News

Community Corner – March 31, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » No classes TUESDAY » Reintegration Briefing: 9 to 10 a.m., IDRC » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Predeployment Briefing: 1 to 2 p.m., […]

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Schools

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Students from Jeanette Street’s Sembach Middle School German I class (right side) visited students from Simone Franz’s English class (left side) March 6 at the Winnweiler Wilhelm-Erb-Gymnasium.

Sembach German class visits German school

by Ryan Pretlow and Hayden Jordan

Ten seventh- and eighth-graders from Jeanette Street’s Sembach Middle School German I class visited the Winnweiler Wilhelm-Erb-Gymnasium March 6.

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Schools

School Notes – March 31, 2017

Highlight a Child Highlight a Child is an event to highlight children and their talents in the community, as part of Child Abuse Awareness Month programming. The theme is, “Safer Communities, Safer Children.” Five groups of children will dance and sing from 6 to 8 p.m. April 28 at the […]

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Sports

Sports Shorts – March 31, 2017

April Fool’s Day Fun Run Join the April Fool’s Day 5k Fun Run Saturday at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. Wear your craziest hat for a chance to win a foolish prize. Beware of pranksters on the course, you […]

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