Archive for April, 2017


Features, News, Schools

Scintillators take second at StellarXplorers national finals

Scintillators take second at StellarXplorers national finals

by Ken Robinson
Kaiserslautern High School StellarXplorers

Kaiserslautern High School sent two teams over spring break to the StellarXplorers national finals. The all-expense paid trip to Colorado Springs, Colo., featured the top 10 high school teams in the nation. KHS’ top team, the Scintillators, took second place while their counterpart, “Buckets of Coleslaw,” captured the fifth spot.

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Features, Health, Schools

Garrison environmental office, students hike Sembach nature trail

Garrison environmental office, students hike Sembach nature trail

Story and photos by Mary Ann Davis
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Installation Management Command Directorate

What better way to learn about nature than to view it first hand?

That’s exactly what 25 Sembach Middle School students did April 12 with the help of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Directorate of Public Works Environmental Office and local forest masters when the group hiked a nature trail to celebrate Earth Day.

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Lifestyle

Wolfstein sponsors culinary wine hike Sunday

Wolfstein sponsors culinary wine hike Sunday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The city of Wolfstein will offer its 5th annual culinary spring and wine hike Sunday. The hike leads along the 6-kilometer “Panoramaweg,” or panorama path, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Lifestyle, News

Residents off-base must watch homes, vehicles Sunday night — Germans observe official holiday Monday

Residents off-base must watch homes, vehicles Sunday night — Germans observe official holiday Monday

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Residents living off base might experience some weird things happening in their neighborhood Sunday night. They must keep a watchful eye on their houses and vehicles since Germans observe “Hexennacht,” or Witches’ Night, April 30. Legend says that on the night of April 30, evil ghosts represented by cold weather, […]

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Lifestyle

Was ist los? – April 28, 2017

Was ist los? – April 28, 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. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Zyklus,” a dance performance by James Sutherland with music by Benjamin Britten, Philip Glass and Samuel Barber, 7:30 p.m. today, May 17, 25, and […]

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News

21st Special Troops Battalion changes command in ceremony

21st Special Troops Battalion changes command in ceremony

Story and photos by Brittany Jones
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command said goodbye to Special Troops Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Caprissa S. Brown-Slade and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Williams during a change-of-responsibility ceremony, April 13, at the Kleber Kaserne Gymnasium.

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Features, Health, Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar – April 28, 2017

KMC Events » The city of Kaiserslautern will sponsor its annual 11th Kaiserslautern Classics June 16 and 17. Motorists owning vehicles older than 20 years can present them in the vintage vehicle display. To register, email silke.walter@kaiserslautern.de or call 0631-365-3423. KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber […]

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Features

Community Corner – April 28, 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   » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: […]

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Schools

Education Notes, April 28, 2017

Pillowcase Project The American Red Cross will sponsor an hour-long Disney program called the Pillowcase Project for homeschoolers grades 3 to 5. The free class will teach how to be prepared in case of a fire or emergency at home. Classes will take place 2:30 p.m. May 8 and 10:30 […]

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Sports

Sports Shorts, April 28, 2917

Soccer Clinic, Practicum Tournament Calling all soccer players! Play in a free tournament on June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Landstuhl’s Cage Field. Those interested in becoming IMCOM-E Officials must participate in the clinic preceding the tournament. Clinic Dates are May 31 to June 1from 10 a.m. […]

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