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Teleworking: 4 tips to make it work for you

Teleworking: 4 tips to make it work for you

For many, teleworking used to seem like a dream (or a nightmare, depending on who you asked). Thanks to COVID, it has become reality for many in the working world. Here are four tips to help you make sure teleworking works for you. Prior to COVID, when you talked about […]

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10 Tips for German Christmas Markets

10 Tips for German Christmas Markets

Living in a country that does not celebrate Thanksgiving, it seems like Christmas comes knocking at your door especially early in Germany. First appearing everywhere are Advent calendars, Stollen cakes, Spekulatius (Spice) cookies, and decorations. Then comes what we have all been waiting for: German Christmas Markets! Here are 10 […]

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German Christmas Markets

German Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets in Germany are back! They may look slightly different this year as hygiene guidelines remain in place, but all the fan favorites will be there to get you in the spirit. Christmas markets in Germany are a feast for the senses. The sweet scent of gingerbread will seep […]

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Holiday wish list for children

Holiday wish list for children

With Christmas only a few short weeks away and Black Friday just around the corner, we often wonder what to get our kids. Sure, there are a ton of toys that are electronic, loud, and flashy. But what about items that can really help our children to learn and grow? […]

November 19, 2021 ×

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Christmas Market Dates 2021

Christmas Markets in/near KMC Baumholder, Dec. 4-5 Eisenberg, Nov. 27-28 Falkenstein, Dec. 11-12 Frankenstein Castle, Nov. 26-28 Hochspeyer/Forest, Dec. 4-5 Homburg, Nov. 26-Dec. 12 Kaiserslautern, Nov. 23-Dec. 23, 27-30 KL Kultur, Nov. 26-Dec 19 (2G+**) Kirchheimbolanden, Dec. 3-5 Kindsbach, Dec. 5 Kusel, Dec. 10-12 Kusel/Burg Lichtenberg, Nov. 27+28 Landstuhl, Nov. […]

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Lamaar Melvin, 86th Medical Squadron Labor and Delivery supervisor, prepares a neonatal warmer at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Nov. 9, 2021. When a child is born at LRMC with health issues such as trouble breathing or is in overall poor condition, the child can be brought to the neonatal warmer where a practitioner can perform resuscitative measures, heat therapy, or assist the child’s breathing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jared Lovett)

Airlifter Melvin: Delivering hope, raising spirits

Staff Sgt. Melvin Lamaar, 86 MDS Labor and Delivery supervisor, was selected as Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, after catching the national spotlight for his outstanding accomplishments during Afghan evacuation operations, Nov. 5.

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786 FSS goes full send

786 FSS goes full send

The 786th Force Support Squadron works around the clock to provide premier total force support and quality of life at Ramstein Air Base. Additionally, the 786 FSS runs one of the largest postal offices in the Department of Defense. Sending out packages, official mail and regular mail for all Ramstein […]

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Advent: Germany gets into holiday spirit

Advent: Germany gets into holiday spirit

Advent, advent – A cheerful holiday season Advent is a special time full of century-old traditions as well as modern customs in Germany. The noun “advent” refers to ‘a coming into place, view or being; arrival’. More commonly the term is used to describe the season and the four weeks […]

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A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft undergoes maintenance at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 15, 2021. There are 14 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing. The 86th Maintenance Group is responsible for ensuring they can be in the air at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Karol)

86 MXG: Empowering innovation

The 86th Maintenance Group operates is one of the busiest maintenance units in the Air Force. They play a pivotal part in Ramstein’s role as a Global Gateway to Europe and beyond.

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Garrison CYS slam dunks service, named one of five best in US

Garrison CYS slam dunks service, named one of five best in US

In a full court press against the coronavirus pandemic, Baumholder Child and Youth Services slam dunked its reimagined youth sports program during the COVID lockdown and scored a national award. Baumholder’s Youth Sports and Fitness Programs won the “Excellence in Youth Sports” award from the National Alliance of Youth Sports […]

November 19, 2021 ×