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Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get your spouse or loved ones. If you’re like me, you have that one family member who is simply impossible to buy for. Does “I don’t need anything this year, just you” sound familiar? […]

November 20, 2020 ×


Kallum Ferrell and his family enjoy a Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 22 in Julie Wittenberg's first-grade class at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School. Before everyone ate, the students read and presented a pilgrim book to their families that they made that month.

LEMS celebrates Thanksgiving

Photos by Julie Wittenberg
December 8, 2016 ×


Airmen and Soldiers line up to fill bags with food and supplies at the Thanks for Thanksgiving event Nov. 19 on Vogelweh. KMC leaders banded together to support junior enlisted service members by providing them with all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

‘Thanks for Thanksgiving’ helps hundreds

Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

KMC leaders came out to support military service members and their families during the 18th annual Thanks for Thanksgiving event Nov. 19 on Vogelweh.

December 2, 2016 ×


Photo by Trudy Lee
Students in Trudy Lee’s  kindergarten class at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School dress up and sing to their families as part of a Thanksgiving celebration. The afternoon also consisted of dancing, joking and a luncheon.

Kindergarteners celebrate Thanksgiving at LEMS

December 4, 2015 ×


Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, 21st TSC command team, work as a culinary duo to feed their Soldiers and family members during a Thanksgiving feast held Nov. 26 at the Clock Tower Cafe on Kleber Kaserne. The commanding general and senior enlisted leader pulled shifts on the serving line before sharing a Thanksgiving meal with the U.S. ambassador to Germany, their wives and families. Approximately 1,100 Soldiers, civilians and family members shared their Thanksgiving at the 21st TSC-operated Kleber Kaserne and Rhine Ordnance Barracks facilities in Kaiserslautern.

21st TSC share Thanksgiving meal

Photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro
December 4, 2015 ×

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Leaders spend time with Airmen, serve Thanksgiving meal

Leaders spend time with Airmen, serve Thanksgiving meal

Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson
December 4, 2015 ×


Col. Leslie Smith (left), 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, carves a turkey at the Rhineland Inn dining facility Nov. 28 on Ramstein. Base leadership volunteered to serve a Thanksgiving meal to Airmen and their families as a way to boost morale and provide a low-cost option. Turkey, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, two types of gravy, green beans and corn were some of the Thanksgiving items served as part of this Thanksgiving holiday tradition.

Taste of home for the holiday


December 5, 2013 ×


Courtesy photoBefore enjoying your holiday bird, there are a few steps that should be taken: the turkey should be properly defrosted, proper safety steps should be taken while cooking and the bird should be thoroughly cooked before serving.

Say ‘thanks’ safely this Thanksgiving

by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Burnett
786th Force Support Squadron

Thanksgiving is a time to say “thank you,” not “sorry,” “oops” or “ouch,” so this Thanksgiving, keep safety in mind and be thankful for the time with friends and family.

November 21, 2013 ×


German and American guests mingle and enjoy a potluck lunch Oct. 6 at the German Protestant church in Baumholder during the first German-American Thanksgiving prayer. The event was designed to foster German-American relations at the grass roots level and was held on German Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving prayer fosters German-American relations

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

Approximately 100 German and American community members came together Oct. 6 at the German Protestant church in Baumholder for the first German-American Thanksgivng Prayer.

October 24, 2013 ×