Archive for July, 2018


Sports

Sports Bulletin — July 27, 2018

Start Smart Sports Development Let your 3-4 year old build a foundation in three of the world’s most popular sports! Start Smart is a parent-child interactive fitness, baseball, basketball, and soccer program lead by a Baumholder Youth Sports and Fitness staff member.  This offering will be a 4-day consecutive days […]

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Lifestyle

Mark Your Calendar — July 27, 2018

KMC Dog Jog: The next Family and MWR Sports & Fitness fun run is all about the dogs of our military community, and the humans who love them. On August 25, bring your furry family member to the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Event Center.  Registration is open from 8 to […]

July 26, 2018 ×

Features

Ramstein Airmen host cadets from across Europe

Ramstein Airmen host cadets from across Europe

by Lt. Col. Robert Wray
86th Airlift Wing Liaison to Civil Air Patrol

The Ramstein Cadet Squadron from the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol hosted the sole international encampment on Ramstein Air Base recently. Six instructors and 27 cadets learned discipline, physical fitness, aerospace principles and survival skills during the immersive eight-day training and camping trip. Participants from Germany’s Ramstein Air […]

July 26, 2018 ×

Lifestyle

Outdoor Recreation — July 27, 2018

Outdoor Recreation — July 27, 2018

To book a trip with Outdoor Recreation please come by our shop or call us and make your reservation over the phone. We are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Closed on federal holidays. Baumholder Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182 Holiday […]

July 26, 2018 ×

Health

Peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

Peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty. One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy. PTSD symptoms can create a network of fear. […]

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Lifestyle

Summer Magic – Park illumination honoring 10 year anniversary

Summer Magic – Park illumination honoring 10 year anniversary

by MilitaryinGermany.com

Starting Friday till August 4, the Neu­müh­lepark at Garten­schau Kai­sers­lautern will be illu­mi­nated daily from 9:30 p.m. accompanied by music and interactions. Main “actor” will be the park itself.

July 26, 2018 ×

Lifestyle

Gartenschau sponsors summer night fest

Gartenschau sponsors summer night fest

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Editor’s Note: This article was published in a previous edition of the Kaiserslautern American and the information has been updated to reflect this year’s event. The Gartenschau Kaisers­lautern, also known as dinosaur park, will sponsor its annual summer night fest August 4. The party will begin at 6 p.m. It […]

July 26, 2018 ×

Lifestyle

Community Corner — July 27, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY German Culture Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. TUESDAY Voter Registration: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., KMCC Food Court WEDNESDAY Base Intro: 7:30 a.m. […]

July 26, 2018 ×

Lifestyle

Visit Burg Trifels & Teufelstisch

Visit Burg Trifels & Teufelstisch

by MilitaryInGermany.com

Two fabulous places that can easily be visited from K-town are Burg Trifels and Teufelstisch – a perfect way to spend the day with visiting guests or family – and driving there through the Pfälzer Wald is half the fun! The Pfälzer Wald Driving to Burg Trifels and the Teufelstisch […]

July 26, 2018 ×

News

Outgoing garrison commander Col. Keith E. Igyarto (left), Installation Management Command-Europe Director Michael D. Formica and incoming garrison commander Col. Jason T. Edwards stand at attention prior to the passing of the colors at the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz change of command ceremony, July 11, on Daenner Kaserne. Photo by G. Patrick Harris, VISE, IMCOM-Europe

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz welcomes new commander

by Erinn Burgess
Installation Management Command Public Affairs,

The Army’s largest garrison in Europe in terms of geographic footprint has a new commander overseeing the 29 sites and installations within its diverse area of responsibility.

July 20, 2018 ×