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Mark Your Calendar – Aug. 28, 2015

Events » The Back to School Exceptional Family Member Program Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pulaski Park. The fest will include free food, games and face-painting. The event is designed for families with special needs and professionals who work with EFMP families; open to the […]

August 28, 2015 ×

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Participants place their hands over their hearts during the National Anthem prior to the start of the 2015 Viking Challenge at the Pulaski Park track July 17, 2015. The Viking Challenge is a 24-hour run/walk-a-thon that raises money for various organizations in the Kaiserslautern Military Community (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson)

Viking Challenge comes to KMC

Photos by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson

Participants place their hands over their hearts during the national anthem prior to the start of the 2015 Viking Challenge July 17 at the Pulaski Park track. The Viking Challenge is a 24-hour run and walk-a-thon that raises money for various organizations in the KMC.

July 23, 2015 ×

Schools

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American children who attend German school in the village of Weilerbach. Many Americans choose German schools while stationed in Kaiserslautern not only for German language acquisition, but also for the highly regarded math curriculum and international experience.

School days:  school options for KMC families

by Megan Finley Contributing writer

As far as education goes, what works for one family might not be the optimal choice for another family. Aside from DoDEA School options, the Kaiserslautern Community boasts a plethora of educational opportunities for all families.

July 3, 2015 ×

Sports

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (right), an accomplished veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, demonstrates a movement technique with Staff Sgt. David Maybury, 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command master combatives trainer during a mixed martial arts seminar June 2 on Ramstein.

UFC ‘Outlaw’ grapples with KMC personnel

Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Soldiers receiving training in unarmed combat generally take instruction from Army professionals who learn hand-to-hand fighting techniques as an additional skill, but the afternoon of June 2, service members of the KMC ventured to the wild side during a unique opportunity with a mixed martial arts celebrity.

June 11, 2015 ×

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KMC members run through a color station during a color run May 30 on Ramstein. The 5K fun run helped raise funds for the prevention of teen suicide.

Ramstein runners receive color

Photos by Tech. Sgt. Kris Levasseur

KMC members run through a color station during a color run May 30 on Ramstein. The 5K fun run helped raise funds for the prevention of teen suicide.

June 11, 2015 ×

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Staff Sgt. Chad Coe, 86th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, tries to pry off Charone, 86th SFS MWD, from a “perpetrator” during a MWD demonstration May 9 on Ramstein. The demonstration was part of a display held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center in honor of National Police Week.

KMC honors National Police Week

Photos by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh

Staff Sgt. Chad Coe, 86th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, tries to pry off Charone, 86th SFS MWD, from a “perpetrator” during a MWD demonstration May 9 on Ramstein. The demonstration was part of a display held at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center in honor of National Police Week.

May 21, 2015 ×

News

U.S. Air Force and Army service members light a candle to honor the memories of deceased children during the Kindergraves memorial service May 16 in Kaiserslautern. Representatives from Ramstein and the host nation serve as co-chairs for the Kaiserslautern Kindergraves Memorial Foundation which maintains open communication with families, preserves historical archives, conducts ceremonies and provides oversight to site maintenance.

KMC remembers children at Kindergraves ceremony

Story and photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. service members gathered alongside German community members to honor 451 children who passed away during the years 1951 to 1971 as part of the Kindergraves memorial service May 16 in Kaiserslautern.

May 21, 2015 ×

Lifestyle

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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

April 16, 2015 ×

Lifestyle

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Operation Rising Star competition a success

Courtesy of Erinn Forester
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation marketing assistant

More than 250 vocal supporters, friends and family members cheered, roared and clapped for their favorites at the 2013 Operation Rising Star competition held Sept. 20 at Armstrong’s Club in Kaiserslautern.

October 3, 2013 ×

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Ramstein Welfare Bazaar patrons browse through European items Sept. 13.

Volunteers make Ramstein Welfare Bazaar a success

Photos by Senior Airman Jose L. Leon
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

More than 300 KMC members volunteered at the 49th annual Ramstein Welfare Bazaar Sept. 12 to 14. The event was hosted by the 86th Force Support Squadron and sponsored by the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club.

September 19, 2013 ×