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Photo courtesy of Heidelberg MarketingMark Twain impersonator and tour guide Klaus Mombrei leads visitors to sites around Heidelberg during “In the Footsteps of Mark Twain.”

In the Footsteps of Mark Twain

by Cori Bolger Shirk
Contributing writer

Wherever Mark Twain trod, his fans are sure to follow. They trek to the American author’s homes in Hannibal, Mo., and Hartford, Conn. They cruise along the great Mississippi River by steamboat. Above all, they travel by imagination, soaking up his written word.

November 28, 2013 ×


Baumholder Assistant City Mayor Michael Röhrig (left) welcomes several members of Baumholder’s Better Opportunities for Single Service Members and German guests to a tour of the old city hall and museum. In the background is the old city hall where dozens of historical displays are currently housed.

BOSS travels into Baumholder’s past with assistant city mayor

Story and photos by Bernd “Bernie” Mai
U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs

After touring Baumholder’s old city hall, Pfc. Katarus Moore, president of Better Opportunities for Single Service Members, said it was a perfect way to get to know more about Baumholder’s history.

November 7, 2013 ×


Silvano Wueschner, 86th Airlift Wing historian, sifts through books in his office Sept. 25 on Ramstein. Wueschner has been a historian at Ramstein since June 2011. He captures and organizes the history of the base.

86th Airlift Wing historian: Connecting past, present, future

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

History is the record of past events and is important to the future of a society. History affects what we do on a daily basis. Some may say the lack of knowledge of how and what happened in the past can be the reason history repeats itself.

October 3, 2013 ×