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AFA 507 honors A1C Pitsenbarger through grants, Last Full Measure pays tribute

“The Last Full Measure” will premiere at the KMCC Reel Time Movie Theater this weekend, check local listings. The Ramstein Air Force Association Chapter 507 will be on-site to promote the private organization that honors A1C William Pitsenbarger through 400 dollar education grants to qualifying CCAF Graduates.

January 30, 2020 ×

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Shining a light on Martinstag

Shining a light on Martinstag

Playful songs and laughter fill the air while lines of bobbling lights march along wet roads toward a warm bonfire in the center of a German village. Upbeat music from a live band flows through the chilly air and compliments the children’s singing.

November 14, 2019 ×

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Candles and flowers decorate tombstones for All Saints Day in churches and cemeteries. Photo by el lobo / Shutterstock.com

Germans observe religious holiday today

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.

Nov. 1 is known as “Aller­heiligen,” or “All Saints Day.”

October 31, 2019 ×

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Was ist los? — May 4, 2018

Was ist los? — May 4, 2018

EVENTS Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Haardter Weinfest. May 4 to 10. militaryingermany.com/event/weinfest Kaiserslautern, Sonic Images, a photographic birthday celebration of the German Radio Philharmonie. Until May 25. militaryingermany.com/event/sonic Landstuhl, Sickingen May Market. May 4 to 7. militaryingermany.com/event/landstuhl Wachenheim, Courtyard Festival. May 4 to 7. militaryingermany.com/event/courtyard Albig, Regional Spring Cuisine. Until […]

May 3, 2018 ×

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Was ist los? Cultural highlights — April 6

Was ist los? Cultural highlights — April 6

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

April 5, 2018 ×

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Culture shock 101: Coping with a new life, environment

by Megan Finley Contributing writer

Many of us have heard of the term “culture shock.” Culture shock is the disorientation or unfamiliar feeling a person may have when trying to adjust to life in a new place. Symptoms include homesickness, feelings of helplessness or dependency; disorientation; depression or sadness; anger; eating or sleeping disturbances; or critical reactions to the new culture. Here are some helpful tips on how to overcome culture shock.

November 27, 2015 ×

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Hightlights

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

April 9, 2015 ×

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Nuremberg: Cultural mecca sheds light on medieval, modern epochs

by David Ruderman 104th Area Support Group Public Affair

While it may be best known as a Christmas market destination, Americans serving in Germany should add Nuremberg to their list of must-see sights before leaving Europe. Situated in the northern Bavarian hill country, the city of half a million offers unique insights into Germany’s medieval and more recent past while serving up some of its best contemporary amenities.

April 2, 2015 ×

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Courtesy photosParticipants walk into the castle Moschellandsburg Saturday and Sunday for the medieval market.

Smallest town in Pfalz holds medieval market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Obermoschel in the Donnersberg area will hold a medieval market Saturday and Sunday at its nearby castle called Moschellandsburg.

May 15, 2014 ×

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Celebrate Easter – the German way

by Amanda Hayward
Contributing writer

Egg painting, festivals, bonfires, Easter games and feasts all partially sum up a traditional German Easter weekend. Many Easter traditions first began in Germany, and to this day, Easter is one of Germany’s most celebrated holidays. In fact, the first chocolate Easter bunny was made in Germany in the 1800s.

April 17, 2014 ×