Community

Community, KMC Notices

Fundraising activities and Ukraine

Many are outraged after witnessing the events in Ukraine. Understandably, there is a desire to want to reach out, assist, — to help out in some way. Often times fundraising activities or clothing drives are fashioned as a way to reach out, motivate, and provide a means for others contribute […]

May 26, 2022 ×

Community, KMC Notices

East Gate closure / ROB-MC Gate to open

Ramstein Air Base’s East Gate off L369 is permanently closed, as the long awaited Rhine Ordnance Barracks Medical Center (ROB-MC) Access Control Point (ACP) opens. The new ACP (or gate in Air Force speak) was built in preparation for the new medical center and will enable the anticipated increase in […]

May 26, 2022 ×

Community, Events

Community Events – May 27, 2022

Community Events – May 27, 2022

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Summer Bazaar Join Family & MWR for the Summer Bazaar from Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5, at […]

May 26, 2022 ×

Community

A U.S. Air Force Airman selects produce while grocery shopping at Ramstein Air Base, May 17. Service members and their families living overseas in certain areas will experience a reduction in their Overseas Cost of Living Allowance beginning June 1. The purpose of overseas COLA is to ensure that service members have the same purchasing power at overseas duty locations as in the U.S. Items such as groceries, car insurance, gasoline, and day care are taken into consideration when determining COLA rates.

COLA for service members in KMC to decrease

Service members and their families living overseas in certain areas will experience a reduction in their Overseas Cost of Living Allowance beginning June 1.

May 20, 2022 ×

Community, KMC Notices

East Gate closure / ROB-MC Gate to open

On May 26, Ramstein Air Base’s current East Gate off L369 will permanently close, as the long awaited Rhine Ordnance Barracks Medical Center (ROB-MC) Access Control Point (ACP) opens. The new ACP (or gate in Air Force speak) was built in preparation for the new medical center and will enable […]

May 20, 2022 ×

Community, KMC Notices

Kaiserslautern conducts Census 2022

Kaiserslautern conducts Census 2022

The German government has been conducting a population census since mid-May 2022, including the City and County of Kaiserslautern. Addresses for the household survey were randomly chosen and about 100 volunteer survey personnel, who have been commissioned by the county and can identify themselves, are currently in the community gathering […]

May 20, 2022 ×

Community, Events

Community Events – May 20, 2022

Community Events – May 20, 2022

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Shopping on Sunday in Kaiserslautern Kaiserslautern as a city of short distances — paired with the individual flair and […]

May 20, 2022 ×

Community, Events

Community Events – May 13, 2022

Community Events – May 13, 2022

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event. Summer Bazaar Join Family & MWR for the Summer Bazaar from Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5, at […]

May 13, 2022 ×

Community

How to merge lanes in Germany

How to merge lanes in Germany

by German-American Community Office Merging lanes in Germany is different than merging in the United States. Germany uses the “zipper system” or Reissverschlussverfahren. The system is in the German Road Traffic Regulations (§ 7 (4) StVO) and dictates that when two lanes converge into one, drivers should proceed all the […]

May 6, 2022 ×

Community, Features, Sports

Unterwegs – May 6, 2022

Unterwegs – May 6, 2022

10th Culinary Panorama Hike – Oberes Glantal – May 8 The Union Community Oberes Glantal is hosting the 10th annual “Dining with a view“ Culinary Panorama Hike on Sunday, May 8th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Don your hiking boots, inline skates or bicycles and enjoy the best views […]

May 6, 2022 ×