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Maj. Gen. Timothy M. Zadalis, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa vice commander, speaks during a symbolic dedication ceremony for Gary Currie, an infant who lost his life in 1952, Oct. 16 at the American Kindergraves in Kaiserslautern. Joy Caffey, Gary’s mother, does not know where her son is laid to rest. Her family reached out to the Ramstein Area Chiefs’ Group, and they offered to dedicate a gravestone to Gary within the Kindergraves.

Mother’s love never fades, community never forgets

Story and photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

In 1952, Joy Currie, a young wife to an Air Force master sergeant in Koblenz, Germany, was staying in Wiesbaden awaiting the birth of her first child, a little boy.

November 3, 2016 ×


Ramstein Airmen remember during ruck march

Ramstein Airmen remember during ruck march

Photos by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales
June 9, 2016 ×


Courtesy photo
Each year, wreaths are placed at the Kindergraves in Kaiserslautern’s cemetery during the annual Kindergraves memorial ceremony.

Kindergraves ceremony scheduled for May 14

by Jodi Corey German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern

One of the sweetest and strongest signs of friendship between Germany and America happened in Kaiserslautern. From 1952 to 1971, approximately 451 American infants who died at birth or shortly after at the American military hospital in Landstuhl or at nearby civilian hospitals were buried in the Kaiserslautern main cemetery, Waldfriedhof, adjacent to Daenner Kaserne.

April 29, 2016 ×