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Volume 37, number 22

New technology provides more realistic training Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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embers of the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron and the 86th Medical Group participated in medical training with new mannequins May 30 on Ramstein. The new mannequins offer first responders a wider variety of training because they speak, lose blood and can move. The training gave security forces members the ability to practice life-saving techniques and gave medics the opportunity to train in a realistic combat situation. “We simulated a convoy style (improvised exploAirman 1st Class Scott Dillon, 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron patrolman, provides security during a training exercise May 30 on Ramstein. The training gave security forces members the ability to practice life-saving techniques and gave medics the opportunity to train in a realistic combat situation.

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Soldiers practice aerial resupply ops in Grafenwöhr Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Pallets containing more than 4,000 pounds of water are air dropped onto the Bunker Drop Zone in Grafenwöhr during an aerial supply delivery May 23. Soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermaster Detachment and 16th Sustainment Brigade joined to conduct the aerial supply training in order to be better prepared to conduct real-world operations in a forward area.

GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — Soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermaster Detachment and 16th Sustainment Brigade joined to conduct aerial supply delivery training during an operation at the Bunker Drop Zone here May 23. More than 12,000 pounds of water, which is used to simulate the weight of any supply item that can be dropped in a real-world scenario, was parachuted onto the drop zone on five separate pallets. “This is as close as we can get to getting downrange and doing this at a forward operation area,” said Chief Warrant Officer Brian Martin, an air drops system technician with the 16th Sustainment Brigade. “If we were See OPERATION, Page 9

NEWS

Limit the wear of uniforms off base.

LIFESTYLES

Tip of the Week Soldiers compete in patrolling competition, Page 8

Introducing the KMC’s newest residents, Page 30

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Farewell and Godspeed by Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde 86th Airlift Wing commander As Jodie and I prepare to depart Germany and the 86th Airlift Wing family, we would like to express our deepest appreciation to Team Ramstein, the Kaiserslautern Military Community and our host nation partners and give our heartfelt thanks to the Airmen of the Biggest, Baddest and Best wing in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa! We are privileged to have served with each of you in the cause of freedom. Our Air Force is amazing! Our technology is awesome, and our ability to deliver combat power is unmatched; but our strength, our asymmetric advantage, is the incredibly talented Airmen — officer, enlisted, civilian and local national — who serve in a time of war. You have answered every challenge. You have exceeded every expectation. Your innovation, capability and commitment to service rank you among the greatest generations to stand in defense of our great republic and the values we share with our NATO allies.

It has been a great honor to serve with the warriors of the 86th AW. You provided combat airlift and operated the Air Force’s premier installation, enabling and assuring strategic capabilities for the United States and our NATO alliance. Despite a tremendous tempo, you delivered sustained war-fighting readiness, developed professional Airmen, provided exceptional quality of life for the KMC and embraced continuous improvement — all with a touch of class! The KMC supports the largest concentration of Americans outside the United States. Our community has never been stronger thanks to the joint partnership with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, led by Maj. Gen. Aundre Piggee, and U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, led by Lt. Col. Lars Zetterstrom. Joint begins with relationships, and it was a pleasure to serve with you and our Army partners. Partnerships require teamwork. Thank you to the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing and the hundreds of installation partners for your commitment to mission and war-fighting excellence.

Brig. Gen. (select) John Shapland and Col. Randall Reed, thank you for the leadership, high standards, and love for our Airmen and their families. We have enjoyed more than 60 years with our German partners and hosts. I am optimistic about the future and believe the U.S Air Force will celebrate another 60 years in RheinlandPfalz. I have this confidence because of our shared values and commitment to stand for right in a dangerous world. I am confident because the diversity and cultural richness we experience as neighbors make us better human beings. Finally, I am confident because of the warmth, hospitality and generosity of the people of Rheinland-Pfalz. To each of our community leaders, thank you for hosting the U.S. Air Force, our Airmen and the thousands of families who call you, friends and neighbors, and your villages, home. Our family has been blessed by your friendship and hospitality. It has been an honor to serve as part of the 86th AW and with our partners in the KMC and Rheinland-Pfalz. May God bless you and keep you until we meet again.

COMMENTARY

The art of followership by Lt. Col. Jarrett Purdue 86th Civil Engineer Squadron commander Numerous essays have been written on leadership, including many featured in this corner of the KA over the years. Much less, however, is written about followership. I firmly believe good followership to be just as important as good leadership. We are all leaders at one level or another, and we are all followers as well. When we accept and perform our roles as both leaders and followers, our team achieves far more than the sum of its parts. To briefly cover the leadership piece: I believe a leader’s job is really to set the conditions necessary for his or her subordinates to

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excel. That means providing broad direction, setting goals and organizing a unit to best meet those goals. It means establishing standards of performance and discipline, and enforcing those standards. It means providing subordinates with the tools they need to do their missions, whether it’s funding, equipment, training, vehicles or proper work space. It means providing feedback to grow on and being a mentor. These principles apply to leaders at all levels – from commanders down to first-line supervisors, military and civilian. But we all must be good followers as well. One of the more prolific writers on Air Force issues, retired Col. Phillip Meilinger, wrote an article published in “Military Review” in 1994 that presents a great sum-

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mation of what followership is all about. It’s called “The Ten Rules of Good Followership.” For brevity’s sake, I’ll present just three of the “rules” for followers that have hit home the most in my career: show initiative, do your homework and fix problems as they occur. Initiative is critical in our Air Force. One of the things that sets us apart from many other professional militaries in the world is that we empower our junior NCOs and officers with tremendous decisionmaking authority. As Airmen we believe in decentralized execution, and this isn’t something you should just read about in school. This means those leaders and followers right in the line of fire must be afforded the latitude to best determine how to accomplish the mis-

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sion. A leader’s job is to provide his subordinates the tools they need to do their job, then let them go do it. Followers, though, can’t “go do it” unless they take the initiative. There are limits to what any of us can do unilaterally, of course. The leader’s job is to set and enforce those limits, but the follower’s job is to get creative and do what’s required within those limits to get the job done. We need our NCOs and junior officers to make decisions and act on issues within their functions. Without that initiative, we’ll just be sitting around waiting for someone to start micromanaging, and no one wants that. The second rule of followership I like to stress is doing your homeSee FOLLOWERSHIP, Page 9

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AFSO21 at work; 86th LRS reduces IEE spending by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Ramstein’s 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Equipment Element put Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century to work on reducing unnecessary expenditures. The AFSO21 program is a tool for the Air Force to improve on its processes and increase global readiness. To improve distribution of necessary equipment to deployers and first term Airmen, the IEE and procedures in place were reworked. “IEE needed a reduction in redundancies,” said Senior Master Sgt. Michael Latimer, 86th LRS chief of materiel management flight. “We are enacting a system where our customer service handles equipment requests and provides improved accountability of gear issued.” Having unit deployment managers purchasing equipment on government purchase was an issue the IEE faced, alongside excessive spending.

“I can see a definite cut back on spending after eliminating excess issuing of gear already in possession of a deployer,” said Master Sgt. Kimberly Waters, NCOIC of customer service. “We would issue gear that the deployer already had in operational condition. It was unnecessary and we aim to put an end to that.” Previously, the issuing system in place had the IEE issuing a set number of equipment every time

86 AW Innovator of the Month

INNOVATOR: Airman 1st Class Robert Ruiz UNIT: 86th Operations Support Squadron

ACTION: Ruiz researched and solved an aircrew Night Vision Goggle battery life problem. The lithium batteries in the NVGs arrived from supply at 40 percent capacity. As a result, 41 C-130J flights experienced low power or dead batteries in their NVGs. Ruiz researched the use of low profile battery packs, which utilized AA batteries. He ordered the equipment and outfitted 85 NVG kits, saving $40,000 in yearly replacement costs and improved aircrew’s ability to perform night operations. Ruiz has expanded and reinforced a culture of continuous improvement and reduced demand on limited resources. His ingenuity and ability to identify and solve problems is nothing short of extraordinary.

an Airman deployed. If that Airman deployed frequently and required a gear issue they would be given a predetermined amount of gear, even if they already possessed the same functional piece. It’s not uncommon to have a closet full of gear that was issued but never used, Latimer said. “This will allow better accountability of gear we have issued and gear that needs replacing,” said Staff Sgt. Jocoby Jenkins, 86th LRS IEE NCOIC. “The IEE shop will actually be closed down and reorganized for customer service to take over, continue better accountability and hopefully prevent UDMs from having to purchase equipment on a GPC.” The five key goals of this AFSO21 program were to increase productivity of the people, increase critical equipment availability rates, improve response time and agility, sustain safe and reliable operations, and improve energy efficiency. The 86th LRS IEE can be contacted at 480-2449 during duty hours and at 478-9080 after duty hours.


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Reported Larcenies

COMPILED BY THE 569TH USFPS

MAY 28 » Vogelweh Family Housing: One iPad. » Vogelweh Family Housing: One laptop, one USB computer mouse and one hard drive.

MAY 28

6:16 a.m.: A burglary/larceny of private property was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

MAY 29

7:05 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Hütschenhausen. 10:30 a.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported on Kleber Kaserne.

MAY 30

2:40 p.m.: Larceny of private property was reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:55 a.m.: An Article 111, drunken driving, and Article 92, operating a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle on an expired license, were reported in Kaiserslautern. 5:58 p.m.: Damage to private property was reported on Vogelweh. 9:48 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Mackenbach. 11:26 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Kaiserslautern.

MAY 31

7:32 a.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Mackenbach. 5:45 p.m.: Larceny of private property was reported on Sembach Kaserne. 2:03 a.m.: An Article 109, damage to private property, and Article 134, disorderly conduct and drunkenness, were reported in Landstuhl. 3:42 a.m.: An Article 128, assault, Article 91, insubordinate conduct toward an NCO, Article 92, failure to obey lawful order or regulation, Article 117, provoking speeches and gestures, Article 134, disorderly conduct and drunkenness, and Article 134, communicating a threat, were reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:04 p.m.: An assault was reported in Marnheim.

JUNE 2

3:30 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in RamsteinMiesenbach.

Road work on Lincoln Boulevard between Kisling Circle and Maxwell Circle adjacent to the shoppette will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The work is necessary to repair a manhole in the roadway. The work will involve restricting the travel lanes on Lincoln Boulevard to one lane at this location. Northbound Lincoln will need to yield to oncoming traffic. The southbound left turn into the shoppette will also be closed during this time; all other access will be maintained. For details, call Gary Jaggers at 4809475.

Take Note

MAY 30 » Kaiserslautern: One golf bag, assorted golf clubs, golf balls, golf tees and golf gloves.

JUNE 1

Road construction today

Infrastructure assessment

MAY 29 » Hütschenhausen: One car stereo and one GPS.

The 86th Airlift Wing will host a group of approximately 36 contractors Monday to June 27 on local installations in the KMC. The group will be surveying buildings. The contractors will be collecting data in teams of six for future use by the 86th Civil Engineer Group. The teams will be visiting buildings on the Rod & Gun club site, CTS, Landstuhl, Einsiedlerhof, Vogelweh, Kapaun and Ramstein. In each facility visited, they will be evaluating the condition of the building, looking for energy and water conservation upgrades, and completing an inventory of real property installed equipment. Therefore, they will be accessing all areas of the building. The building facility manager will be the liaison between the contracting team and building users, so know the name of your facility manager so you can be sure to remain updated on the team’s expected arrival date and time. There should be little to no interruption to work or operations. For details, call Amanda Mehrtens at 480-3723 or Erik Aufdermauer at 478-8419.

JUNE 3 » Reichenbach-Steegen: One lawnmower. » Metz, France: One BlackBerry. » Niedermohr: One 1989 black Yamaha motorcycle.

JUNE 3

12:03 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 6:08 p.m.: An assault was reported in RamsteinMiesenbach.

AADD STATS

May 31 — 19 volunteers, 12 calls, 20 lives potentially saved. June 1 — 19 volunteers, 21 calls, 46 lives potentially saved.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross and 352nd Network Warfare Squadron will sponsor a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center.

Changes of command

• The 86th Airlift Wing change of command ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday in the Dual Bay Hangar. Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente during this time-honored military ceremony. • The 37th Airlift Squadron change of command ceremony will take place at 3:37 p.m. Thursday in Hangar 2, Bldg. 2291 on Ramstein. Lt. Col. Jobie S. Turner will assume command from Lt. Col. Joshua M. Olson.

Cake Shop closes

To standardize Defense Commissary Agency bakery services offered in the KMC, the Cake Shop operation at the Vogelweh Commissary will be discontinued effective June 30. Effective July 1, the Vogelweh Commissary will accept specialty cake orders provided through Army and Air Force Exchange Service in addition to frozen decorated specialty cakes that the store currently provides. This is the same service presently provided at the Ramstein and Sembach commissaries.

Online survey

The Defense Commissary Agency will run an online survey until Aug. 1 that asks for input from regular shoppers, occasional shoppers and non-shoppers alike. The responses will be analyzed and used to improve the commissary. The online survey, which takes about 8 to 10 minutes to complete, is available at www.commissaries.

com by clicking on the “take our survey” link or accessing the survey directly at www.surveymonkey.com/s/DeCA-Shopping-Survey.

‘Find-It Guide’ - military listings

AdvantiPro, the publisher of the “Find-It Guide,” is updating the military phone numbers listed within. If your unit is listed in the current edition you will receive a call over the next couple of months to check that all information provided is correct. Should your unit not be listed in the book or if you would like to make changes, call Andrea Austin-Thomas at 0631-303-35532 or email andrea@advantipro.de. Changes to the listings can be made until Sept. 30 for next year’s book.

IG relocation

The 86th Airlift Wing Inspector General staff, including complaints resolution, has relocated to the fourth floor of Bldg. 2106, Rooms 401 to 403. All contact numbers remain the same.

SVC now operational

The Special Victims’ Counsel is located in the rear office space of the Hercules Theater, Bldg. 2101. The SVC is being stood up across the Air Force to assist victims of sexual assault through the legal processes. For details, call the law office at 480-6838.

Bulk trash pickup

Bulk trash pickups on Ramstein take place Mondays. Residents should place items such as furniture, grills and mattresses on the sidewalk near the underground dumpsters after 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call the civil engineer customer service line at 489-7703 or the Ramstein Recycling Center at 480-4191.


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sive device) blast so we could get training for the cops and medics,” said Master Sgt. Jose Loureiro, 86th MDG NCOIC of education and training. “We wanted to get as many people together to benefit from this training. It’s good to get the hands-on training.” Completing this training gave participants an opportunity to complete an annual training requirement as well. “This scenario gave us another chance to do our self-aid buddy care training,” said Senior Airman James Hensley, 569th USFPS patrolman. “The training was extremely realistic. The mannequin would shake or talk when you put a tourniquet on, but that’s how we knew it was alive.” The scenario allowed Airmen who

Kaiserslautern American normally don’t get to train together an opportunity to learn how other units operate. “Now that we have the simulation technology, doing joint training will be easier,” Loureiro said. “We had medics who haven’t had the opportunity to be involved in a realistic combat training exercise or the chance to get out there and see what it’s like to be under simulated live fire. We’re building partnerships and we’re learning how other units complete their mission.” With the new technology, the mannequins are less likely to be damaged due to weather. “The dummies can be utilized in mud or rain; they’re designed for this kind of weather and terrain,” Loureiro said. “We have control over them. Some can breathe, have arterial bleeds, talk and move. They give members a sense of urgency during their training.”

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Members of the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron and 86th Medical Group practice life-saving techniques during a training exercise May 30 on Ramstein.

The lifelike nature of the mannequins adds another more realistic element to the training. “Having this type of training prepares the responders before they

deploy,” Loureiro said. “They are already used to seeing the bleeding, so they won’t be taken by surprise when they encounter these scenarios during combat operations.”

Obama: Nation pours resources into mental health care for vets by Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department is improving access for veterans to mental health services, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in remarks that opened the National Conference on Mental Health. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hosting the conference at the White House as part of the administration’s effort to increase understanding of and awareness about mental health and reduce the associated stigma. Obama delivered opening remarks, and Biden will deliver closing remarks at the conference later Tuesday. “We’re ... doing more to support our troops and our veterans who are suffering from things like traumatic brain injury or PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder,” the president told the audience. “Today, we lose 22 veterans a day to suicide — 22. We’ve got to do a better job ... of preventing these all-too-often silent tragedies. That’s why we’ve poured an enormous amount of resources into high-

quality care and better treatment for our troops.” In response to a presidential executive order, VA has hired 1,600 mental health providers and more than 300 peer-to-peer veteran specialists, according to a White House statement. The department also has enhanced the capacity of its crisis line by 50 percent and established 24 pilot projects in nine states where VA is partnering with community mental-health providers to help veterans more quickly access mental health services, the statement said. Joining the president on stage at the conference were Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, among others. The president said VA is directing 151 of its health care centers nationwide to conduct mental health summits with community partners, which include local government officials, community-based organizations and veteran service organizations. The summits will be held from July 1 through Sept. 15 and will

“We wanted to bring together folks who’ve suffered from mental illness and families who supported them. We wanted to bring together advocates and educators, faith leaders, veterans, local officials — all of you have shown an extraordinary commitment to what is a critical goal, and that is to make sure that people aren’t suffering in silence.”” — President Barack Obama

identify and link community-based resources to support the mental health needs of veterans and their families and increase awareness of VA programs and services, he explained. “They’re going to hold more than 150 summits like this one in communities all across the country so that every one of our service members and veterans understand (that) just like you take care of yourselves and each other on the battlefield, you’ve got to do the same off the battlefield,” Obama said. “That’s part of being strong.” Conference attendees are people from across the country — mental health advocates, educators, veterans, health care providers, faith leaders, members of Congress, representatives from local governments and individuals who have struggled with mental health problems. Today, they are discussing how they can work together to reduce stigma and help millions of Americans struggling with mental health problems recognize the importance of reaching out for assistance. Obama said there should be no shame in discussing or seeking help for treatable illnesses that affect too many people. “We see it in veterans who come home from the battlefield with the invisible wounds of war, but who feel somehow that seeking treatment is a sign of weakness when, in fact, it’s a sign of strength,” he added. As part of the effort, the administration today launched http:// mentalhealth.gov, a consumer-friendly website with tools that help users

“We’re . . doing more to support our troops and our veterans who are suffering from things like traumatic brain injury or PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. Today, we lose 22 veterans a day to suicide — 22. We’ve got to do a better job . . of preventing these all-too-often silent tragedies.” — President Barack Obama with the basics of mental health and the signs of mental illness, and show them how to talk about mental health and how to get help. The website includes a series of videos featuring celebrities and other Americans whose lives have been touched by mental illness. In November 2011, VA launched an award-winning, national public awareness campaign called “Make the Connection,” which is aimed at reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health care and telling veterans, their families, friends and members of their communities about VA resources. “We wanted to bring together folks who’ve suffered from mental illness and families who supported them,” the president said at Tuesday’s conference. “We wanted to bring together advocates and educators, faith leaders, veterans, local officials — all of you have shown an extraordinary commitment to what is a critical goal, and that is to make sure that people aren’t suffering in silence.”


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AFSO21 implemented in deployment health assessments by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A team of Airmen from the 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron used the Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century program to take a closer look and improve processes in the deployment health assessment area. The AFSO21 program is a tool used by the Air Force to increase global readiness and improve processes. “We wanted to take a closer look at the deployment health assessment process because we noticed that there were redundancies and things that needed to be changed,” said Staff Sgt. Ninos Chamoun, 86th AMDS NCOIC of preventative health section. Deployers have to complete a total of five health assessments before and after a deployment. After taking a look at the process, the Airmen noticed that the third, fourth and fifth health assessments’ numbers had been lacking in completion. “Ramstein deploys, on average, 2,000 people per year,” Chamoun said. “Everyone completes a questionnaire before they deploy. There is a 90 percent completion rate for the first and second health assessments. The third, fourth and fifth assessments are completed 90 days after returning from a deployment so the numbers drop 50 to 60 percent.” After implementing the new program and making a few changes, Chamoun expects to see great results in getting deployers in for those last few appointments.

Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu

Airmen receive a briefing on Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century May 10 on Ramstein. AFSO21 focuses on improving mission capabilities to become more efficient across the Air Force.

In the overall deployment health assessment process, they have eliminated an additional visit to the medical group, Chamoun said. “There are a lot of steps involved when trying to get ready for a deployment. Eliminating just one of them would take some of the stress out of the process and allow you to spend more time with your family,” said Senior Airman Whitney Stork, 86th Airlift

Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, who was getting ready to deploy. It is imperative that deployers understand that the health assessments are completed when needed because it deals directly with their health, Chamoun said. “This is one of the most important things we can do in the medical group. The ultimate mission is to fly, fight and win,” Chamoun said. “When we talk

about a deployer I don’t see any other way they can fly, fight and win without their mental health before they deploy and when they come back.” Ramstein has utilized the AFSO21 program in seven different units on base thus far. If your unit would like to become part of the solution, email the 86th Force Support Squadron at 86fss. fsmidea@us.af.mil.

Ready, set, jump! Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan

Two paratroopers disembark from a C-130J Super Hercules over Germany Tuesday. The Soldiers and Airmen who participated were tasked with sharpening their multi-force jump skills during a training exercise.


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NTCC meets in Warsaw to improve host nation support improve host nation cooperation and enhance NTCC members’ logistics response for exercises, contingencies or operations. WARSAW, Poland — Senior “It is a unique opportunimilitary leaders representing 20 ty to work with NATO, the EU allied and partner nations of the and, for example, Switzerland,” National Territorial Commanders said Lt. Col. Pawel Kwarto, Committee met here May 27 for senior host nation support its annual three-day meeting to specialist, Logistics Directorate, streamline host-nation support Polish armed forces general staff. coordination. “The most important benefit Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, is a single point of contact commanding general of the 21st amongst the members to ask for Theater Sustainment Command, host-nation support. For examled the U.S. delegation at the ple, if there is a transportation Polish Armed Forces-hosted issue between a member state event, which focused on the creand Poland, I am the single point ation of an action plan to strengthof contact, and I can solve the en interagency coordination to problem.” more efficiently respond to civil Senior military leaders of the National Territorial Commanders Committee convene during their annual The NTCC allows a more effiemergencies, develop a database three-day meeting May 27 to 29 to streamline host-nation support coordination. cient movement of classes of supto capture host nation support of best practices of Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, plies by assisting the member countries in planits members in support of International Security Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, ning, managing and implementing logistics supAssistance Force/Operation Enduring Freedom, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, port through knowledge management sharing and and establish a framework for future membership Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, the United strengthening partnerships. expansion. Kingdom and the U.S.), along with observFor the full story and more, visit the 21st The NTCC, established in 1986, provides a ers from NATO, Supreme Headquarters Allied TSC’s webpage at www.eur.army.mil/21TSC/ forum for senior logistical military command- Powers Europe, the European Union mili- or their Facebook page at www.facebook. ers from 20 allied and partner nations (Austria, tary staff and the U.S. European Command, to com/#!/21stTSC?fref=ts. Story and photo by Lt. Col. Wayne Marotto 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

DOD adds peer support chat sessions for sexual assault victims by the American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — In response to a need for peer support services identified by users of the Defense Department’s Safe Helpline for sexual assault victims, Pentagon officials have launched the Safe HelpRoom, a new service that allows victims to participate in group chat sessions to connect with and support one another in a moderated and secure online environment. The Safe HelpRoom is available at http:// SafeHelpline.org, officials said, noting that the moderator can provide referrals as necessary and will ensure that chat postings adhere to all ground rules. “Survivors of sexual assault have told us that being able to discuss their concerns with peers can provide a level of support not available through other means,” said Jessica L. Wright, acting undersecretary

of defense for personnel and readiness. “Safe HelpRoom is a groundbreaking development in the department’s commitment to support military victims of sexual assault.” Safe HelpRoom sessions will begin immediately and are available twice weekly in two-hour sessions. The session schedule can be found at http://SafeHelpline.org, along with polls to determine session topics to address specific concerns. The Safe HelpRoom and Safe Helpline are administered by the Defense Department and operated by the nonprofit organization Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, the nation’s largest antisexual-violence organization, through a contract with DOD’s sexual assault prevention and response office, known as SAPRO. “Safe HelpRoom was designed with unique safeguards to ensure a safe and welcoming place for survivors to connect,” said Army

Maj. Gen. Gary S. Patton, SAPRO director. “Safe HelpRoom is the first of its kind to require participants to commit to a series of ‘ground rules’ of acceptable behavior before entering a session. Additionally, each participant comment is reviewed to ensure it complies with the ground rules prior to posting for the group to see. Safe HelpRoom provides a secure and private environment for positive and supportive discussions.” When users visit Safe Helpline, the staff provides one-on-one tailored assistance and offers a variety of up-to-date service referrals for resources on and off military bases and installations, officials said in a statement announcing Safe HelpRoom’s launch. Service referrals include information for sexual assault response coordinators, along with legal, medical, mental health, and spiritual military resources. The referral database

also houses information for local civilian and Veterans Affairs Department resources for helpline users seek-

ing information and crisis support away from the military response system, they added.

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Westpfalz police celebrate 20th anniversary with open house by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Westpfalz Police Headquarters in Kaiserslautern will sponsor an open house Saturday to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Activities will take place all around the headquarters building on Logenstrasse 5. “We open our doors to display our daily work,” said police president Wolfgang Erfurt. “Ever since 1993, our police is making sure that we all here live in a pretty safe environment.” The open house will start at 9:30 a.m. with an ecumenical worship service. Official speakers in the fest tent will include Lord Mayor Klaus Weichel and Col. Troy Dunn, 86th Mission Support Group commander. Activities will include demonstrations by special task forces at 11:45 a.m., a presentation by the motorcycle division at 12:15 p.m. and a police working dog demonstration at 2 p.m. The 86th Security Forces Squadron and the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron will represent the U.S. military and display some of their vehicles. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band Wings of Dixie will entertain the audience from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Other musical performers include the police orchestra, police choir and the Blue Light Big Band.

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A police officer demonstrates his work with a police dog during a previous open house at the Westpfalz Police Headquarters in Kaiserslautern.

Interested visitors can take part in guided tours through the headquarters building, observe show cooking and test their skills at a climbing wall. Children can search for gem stones hidden in a sandbox, drive scooters on a special track and have their faces painted.

A cocktail bar will serve non-alcoholic drinks, and food specialties will range from sweet to spicy. “I’m looking forward to welcoming visitors to our open house and hope everybody will feel comfortable around the police in the Westpfalz,” Erfurt said.

Soldiers compete in international patrolling competition Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs TENERATE, Italy — After slogging overnight for more than 18 hours through 35 kilometers of high, grassy fields, dark and damp woodlands, knee-deep creeks and boot-swallowing mud, three teams of 7th Civil Support Command Soldiers completed the 27th annual “Lombardia 2013” International Patrolling competition here, May 25. The four-man teams from Company A, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th CSC competed May 24 to 25. A military parade that passed through the center of town was held May 26, as well as an awards ceremony. The three-day event, hosted by the Reserve Officer’s Association of the Italian Army, kicked off May 24 at mid-day with a shooting range competition. Each team member in the competition fired a shotgun, a pistol, a rifle and a sniper rifle from various positions during the timed events. Sgt. Jacob Francis, a civil affairs NCO with Co. A, 457th CA Bn., earned a bronze Italian army marks-

manship badge for his shooting score. In conjunction with the shooting range, the operational order briefs were given to the various teams for that night’s team patrols, which began at 11 p.m. “Eighteen hours is a long night,” said Sgt. 1st Class Jason Rizzi, civil affairs operations, Co. A, 457th CA Bn., before his team moved out around midnight on May 24. “Just focus, (and) build the team dynamic. Just try not to get frustrated with each other.” The patrolling event started with 56 teams — a total of 224 competitors. More than 50 teams completed the extremely long event. Staff Sgt. John Sorich IV, a civil affairs NCO with Co. A, 457th CA Bn., whose dad traveled from the U.S. to watch him compete, said, “It’s a unique experience that you can only get in the Army Reserve in Europe. What other chances are you going to have to do something like this? It’s a really interesting opportunity.” Each nation’s team was made up of either all male, all female or a mix of service members from 10 different countries, including several teams from British universities’ training corps, similar to the U.S. Army’s

U.S. Army Soldiers Sgt. 1st Class Jason Rizzi (left), civil affairs operations NCOIC, Company A, 457th CA Battalion, 361st CA Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command; Sgt. 1st Class Michael Kennicker (center left), first sergeant, Co. A, 457th CA Bn., 361st CA Bde., 7th CSC; and Staff Sgt. David Heath (rear left), civil affairs NCO, Co. A, 457th CA Bn., stand next to British service members as they all receive range instructions during the “Lombardia 2013” international patrolling competition May 25.

Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC. “It wasn’t too bad. The moon was out. It made a world of difference,” said British army Officer Cadet Sam McCall, who is from Wales University in England, during a brief break in the woods while her team waited for the joint raid training lane.

The highest finishing U.S. team placed ninth overall. The second U.S. team came in 24th place, while the third U.S. team crossed the finish line with only two team members, as the other two Soldiers were sidelined by injuries out on the course. See COMPETITON, Page 14


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86th SFS defenders ready to roll — always by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs “We always keep a bag packed; we don’t have time to settle in. Missions can come up at any second on any given day,” said Senior Airman Nathan Garcia, from the 86th Security Forces Squadron armory. “We have to maintain readiness.” At any given time, defenders with the 86th SFS on deployment status can be tasked to deploy and conduct missions downrange. Before these defenders can

deploy, they must undergo fly-away, security team training where they improve their combative skills and perform tactical baton and verbal judo training. Ultimately, this allows them to ward off hostile threats when securing aircraft. “It’s tough, but really good training that prepares us for a mission. After that, we get a briefing (and) everything we need and head out,” said Airman 1st Class Samantha Birmingham, 86th SFS patrolwoman. The deployed Airmen of the 86th SFS conduct the same operations they carry

out on Ramstein, but they also assist in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa areas of responsibility. “We are here defending the freedoms of our NATO allies,” said Airman 1st Class Isaiah Hains, 86th SFS patrolman. “Without us, the entire mission and security of the base could be compromised.” When on mission, it can be easy for Airmen to become complacent and lose focus, Hains said. “It’s key for us to utilize and remember the skills we have accumulated during tough training sessions so we don’t fall behind or become

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work. If you have a solution to a problem or a better way of doing things, communicate that to your leaders. This means you really need to have worked your proposal through first to make sure it’s solid, because your boss may have to convince his boss, and maybe his boss too, that your idea is a good one. The quality of decisions made by the chain of command is only as good as the quality of information available. The final rule, and this is related to initiative, is to fix problems wherever and whenever they occur. You have heard the adage, “bad news does not improve with age.” Leaders should never get upset with someone bringing them a problem. But that is predicated on their followers doing everything in their power to fix the problem first. Bumping problems on up the line or leaving work for someone else to take care of weakens our units and gets us into jams like failing an inspection or a mission. No leader wants to hear someone say, “that’s not my problem.” Anything that lessens mission performance or weakens your unit is your problem. As a follower, take on those problems and fix them. I firmly believe good followership to be just as important as good leadership. Our established culture of empowered followership is what makes our military, and those of our NATO alliance partners, the most effective, influential and powerful organizations in the world today.

doing a real-world mission, we could rig just about anything from medical supplies to food, water, beans, bullets — whatever we would need.” Resupply is a big part of what they do, said 1st Lt. Christopher Carlstedt, a subsistence and water purification platoon leader with the 16th Sustainment Brigade’s 240th Quartermaster Support Company. “A lot of times downrange, (supplies are) going

a hindrance to the mission,” Hains said. Some of the higher-ranking Airmen on deployment status are tasked with leadership positions that give them an opportunity to take charge. “I take it with pride,” Garcia said. “Being the only senior airman on the team, if anything should happen and there’s no one higher ranking, it’s my responsibility to ensure we accomplish mission objectives.” Most SFS deployment teams consist of 24 Airmen who are selected for these missions because of their skills and visible improve-

to come via air drop, and this training ensures that we are capable of doing that,” he said. Hands on preparation for the aerial supply delivery began a week prior with members of the 5th Quartermasters and 16th Sustainment Brigade rigging the palletized water with parachutes at Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern in preparation for the drop. Successful operations required accurate communication and logistics between

all units involved in order to be mission ready and capable, Martin said. “We have to make sure we can coexist and everyone gets the proper training,” he said. Both the 16th Sustainment Brigade and the 5th Quartermasters conduct joint training on a monthly basis in order to be better prepared to conduct successful operations on the battlefield. “Obviously, we don’t have the advantage of being in Afghanistan with the ter-

ments during training. “Most of us are handpicked. It makes us feel like we really did our part to make ourselves stand out and show that we can take on all the responsibilities of a deployment,” Birmingham said. “If you get a deployment, you have to give it everything you’ve got and don’t take anything for granted.” Defenders of the 86th SFS continue to maintain their readiness through their hard work and efforts in protecting the lives of not only members of the KMC, but lives of our NATO partners as well. rain or hostile environment, but we do have the capability,” Martin said. “As you do this, your muscle memory kicks in so that when you are in that hostile environment or in that forward support area, you will be able to conduct the mission as you did in the rear.” “I think the more people that can get exposed to this and if we can get more training like this, it definitely sets up for better success for when we get downrange,” Carlstedt added.


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Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu

Fini flight Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde, 86th Airlift Wing commander, greets commanders and friends after completion of his fini flight June 4 on Ramstein. The fini flight is an aviation tradition in which aircrew members, upon completion of their last flight with their unit, are met and hosed down with water by their comrades, family and friends.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan

May carnival The “Maikerwe,” or May carnival, is a traditional event that takes place each May in Kaiserslautern. Service members had the chance to have fun off base at the carnival, which featured numerous rides. The carnival ended Monday with a fireworks display.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Whitney Buford

Family night Allison Scott, daughter of Maj. Elizabeth Scott, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa mobility commander’s action group deputy chief, plays with her light saber during the third annual Star Wars Family Night recently at the Ramstein Community Center.

Photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu

Construction on Vogelweh A crane lifts equipment during the construction of the Vogelweh Fitness Center June 1. The renovation of the fitness center is aimed at improving the overall standard of living for Airmen in the KMC.

An Asian-Pacific experience Dressed in traditional Korean attire, Yein Lee (left) and Yeji Lee serve beef bulgogi to Sgt. Major Jose A. Santiago from the 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion during Baumholder’s Asian-Pacific Heritage Month commemoration May 30. Santiago was the guest speaker during the luncheon. Yein, her sister, Yeji, and their father, Spc. William Hilton, also participated in the program with a brief presentation about Korean culture titled “Asian-Pacific Experience.”


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Chaplains: Taking care of Airmen by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Being in charge of the morale, well-being and spiritual fitness of Airmen, dependents and civilians is the No. 1 mission of a chaplain. “We all have issues in our life. We can go from being on a mountain to being in a valley in seconds,” said Chaplain (Maj.) Raymond Moncrief, 86th Airlift Wing chaplain. “Everyone needs to know that they can talk to the chaplain because of our 100 percent confidentiality. We are here for the well-being of our Airmen and their families.” With 12 chaplains in the 86th AW, there are a variety of religions being represented, which enables them to take care of an individual’s specific spiritual needs. Even if someone isn’t religious, they can still talk to a chaplain. “We have Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Protestant and Catholic chaplains,” Moncrief said. “If we have someone come in with a religion that we don’t have a chaplain for, we find someone in the surrounding area who can assist them with their needs.”

Each chaplain has a unit in the 86th AW to ensure that a particular unit has all the tools needed to do their job and stay spiritually fit to fight. “It is important that all of us chaplains work hand-inhand to make sure our people are taken care of. It’s our No. 1 priority,” Moncrief said. “We take care of the living and we take care of the dead, but overall we are here to take care of our capital A Airmen.” If someone has an issue regarding work related things, the unit chaplain cannot take care of the issue, however, that shouldn’t prevent someone from being able to talk to a chaplain they feel comfortable with. “As unit chaplains, we walk through our units, sometimes bringing doughnuts or other goodies, to check in on our Airmen,” Moncrief said. “We know what is going on in the unit and have a direct line to be able to talk to unit commanders.” There are many ways someone can get a hold of a chaplain to talk. If it is during duty hours the Northside Chapel has someone answering phones at all times. That person will take the phone call and get a hold of the correct chaplain for that person’s needs.

Graphic by Hans Roth

“Being able to talk to a chaplain at the drop of a hat is incredibly important,” said Senior Airman Richard Moore, 86th Communications Squadron. “It’s really comforting to know that someone is there for you day or night.”

If someone needs to talk to a chaplain after duty hours, there is a chaplain on-call for emergencies. To get a hold of the on-call chaplain, call the command post and they will connect you with the on-call chaplain.

If in need of the chaplain’s services, contact the Northside Chapel at 480-6148 or 06371476148 during duty hours. After duty hours, contact the command post and they will connect you to the on-call chaplain.

7th CSC chaplain named LRMC pastor White, a Presbyterian minister, brings 20 years of civilian and military ministry and preaching experience to the LRMC Chapel pulpit. He haplain (Lt. Col.) Daniel has been the pastor at civilian churches K. White, chaplain of the in Columbus, Ohio; Naperville, Ill.; and Kaiserslautern-based 7th Civil Ellwood City, Pa. Support Command, was installed His past assignments include: the 9th as the senior pastor of the Protestant chapel Mission Support Command in Honolulu, service at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Hawaii, and the U.S. Army Reserve during a May 5 ceremony. Command, formerly at Fort McPherson, Ga. White, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, is the Additionally, White deployed to Kosovo in first U.S. Army Reserve chaplain honored 2004 and in 2007 to Iraq during Operation with the assignment, which is normally Iraqi Freedom. filled by a chaplain from the active com“What an extraordinary honor for ponent. Prior to his appointment as head Chaplain White, and it speaks highly of pastor, White, a 20-year Army veteran, had Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta his mature leadership and strong pastoral served as one of the assistant pastors at the Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Daniel K. White, chaplain of the Kaiserslautern-based skills,” said Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, Daenner Kaserne chapel during the past 7th Civil Support Command, was installed as the senior pastor of the Protestant commanding general of the 7th CSC. “His two years. chapel service at Landstuhl Regional Medical center during a May 5 ceremony. ability to juggle the two roles of pastor Although he is now the head pastor at the LRMC Chapel, White will continue to serve in to do it. I will have plenty of help from other chap- and chaplain of the 7th Civil Support Command his current assignment as the 7th CSC command lains in the area, those at LRMC and some of our is an excellent example of the talent, skill and verreserve chaplains for occasional preaching,” he satility of the Soldiers that we have in the Army chaplain. Reserve.” “My role at LRMC is an extra duty, but it is joy said. by 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs

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Leaders urge care in changing commanders’ UCMJ responsibilities by Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Commanders must be a part of any solution to the crisis of sexual assault in the military, service leaders told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Commanders are responsible not only for the health and welfare of those in their commands, but also for good order and discipline, they emphasized. Some legislative proposals before Congress would take away commanders’ responsibilities under the Uniform Code of Military Justice for sexual assault crimes. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the service chiefs agreed that commanders have an important role to play in changing the culture that allows sexual assaults in the military.

Dempsey told the senators that he welcomes their input and will work closely with them. “As we consider further reforms, the role of the commander should remain central,” he said. “Our goal should be to hold commanders more accountable, not render them less able to help us correct the crisis.” Each commander — no matter the service — has the responsibility to preserve order and discipline, the chairman told the senators. This, he said, is essential to bringing about change. “(Commanders) punish criminals and they protect victims when and where no other jurisdiction is capable of doing so, or lawfully able to do so,” he said. “Commanders are accountable for all that goes on in a unit, and ultimately, they are responSee UCMJ, Page 19


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Tech Sgt. Elroy Plummer, 86th Medical Group pharmacy technician, uses a pill dispensing machine to collect medication May 31 on Ramstein. The 86th MDG pharmacy maintains readiness by providing the KMC with daily pharmaceutical needs and customer service.

Pharmacy keeps KMC healthy

Story and photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Medical Group pharmacy maintains readiness by providing the KMC with daily pharmaceutical needs and customer service, filling about 500 prescriptions a day. The Ramstein pharmacy is one of the most utilized pharmacies in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa. “Everyone who deploys gets their medication from here before going out and completing the misCOMPETITON, from Page 8

The Netherlands won the overall title, Switzerland came in second and Italy placed third. “We didn’t get a trophy or win the whole thing, but the main reason that we do these events is for the training value and the teamwork that it builds within the unit,” said Staff Sgt. David Heath, a civil affairs NCO with Co. A, 457th CA Bn. “Of course we want (to) and try to win. But

sion,” said Maj. Christi Fairley, 86th Medical Group diagnostic therapeutic flight commander. The pharmacy also runs a drug return program where patients can drop off expired medication or medication that is no longer needed, giving patients an effective way of disposing of medication safely. “It feels good to be able to give a person medication they need and being the last one to see the patient before they leave the clinic,” said Senior Airman Michael Macintosh, 86th Medical Group pharmaceutical technician. The pharmacy also operates the ScriptCenter prescription refill pick-up machine that is located in the

regardless of the results, it’s still an amazing opportunity to train, build good relationships with our host country and other foreign militaries. We’ll keep training and be back next year.” One of the “Lombardia 2013” planners, Italian army reservist 1st Lt. Alberto Pasquini, from Bergamo, Italy, said the event is an opportunity to be tested under stress. The various tests the competitors faced included: tra-

versing a minefield, evacuating a casualty under fire, movement over a deep stream, night land navigation, obstacle crossing, shooting ranges, radio communication, patrolling techniques, artillery acquisition, shooting range, handling of prisoners of war and various other events. “Some of the points weren’t very easy to find,” Sorich said. “It was a labyrinth in the woods and everything. So, we had to run around in farm

Kaiserslautern Military Community Center next to Ramstein Tickets and Travel. This state-of-the-art machine allows members of the KMC to have 24/7 access to their prescriptions. Keeping down the wait at the pharmacy and helping more costumers in a shorter time. The ScriptCenter services are available to active duty, dependents, retirees and all eligible Department of Defense ID cardholders. The machine is a safe, secure and easy way to receive prescriptions faster. The pharmacy provides the KMCC with the resources necessary to keep team Ramstein healthy and capable to continue the mission.

fields and try to find things around, but, it was really good. It was a good learning experience and good team bonding.” “It felt like the distance was longer in this one (compared to last year),” said Staff Sgt. Dorian Pekarcik, a civil affairs NCO with Co. A, 457th CA Bn., near the end of his team’s patrol. Sorich, whose father served in Vietnam, grandfather in World War II and great grandfather in World War I,

summed up his experience as his team neared the end of their patrol. “It was outstanding to represent the U.S. Army Reserve. We are the only (U.S.) Army Reserve here and actually the only U.S. Soldiers,” he said. “So, it’s pretty neat to represent the Army and see all the other countries and all the other units out here. I definitely got something out of it. It’s just an honor to represent the U.S. Army and be out here for my country.”


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The AsianPacific American Heritage Month cultural expo featured a crafts how-to demonstration May 30 on Ramstein. The APAHM committee is dedicated to instilling AsianAmerican and Pacific Islander pride in the KMC by demonstrating different Asian and Pacific Islander cultures. Photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux

KMC celebrates Asian-Pacific American heritage The KMC celebrated Asian-Pacific American heritage throughout May. During the month, APAHM hosted educational expos, interactive demonstrations and a celebration to conclude the month. The 2013 APAHM committee is made up of different private organizations and family members. The committee has a diverse cultural connection to Asia and the Pacific Islands. APAHM’s goal is to educate and serve the KMC, the Fisher House and USO, as well as support other events.

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Martial artists perform during the Asian-Pacific Heritage Month fashion show May 31.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux

Children dance in a fashion show at the Kaiserslautern The library featured books for attendees to highlight AsianMilitary Community Center May 31. Pacific heritage during the cultural expo May 30.

Lilian Williams, daughter of Master Sgt. Thomas Williams, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe A1 superintendent readiness plans branch, dances at the cultural expo.


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86th AMDS protects KMC from biohazards Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron’s bioenvironmental engineering flight works to provide better health and wellness to members here by performing risk assessment tests for facilities and planning documents for chemical, physical, and biological stress factors which may cause illness to ensure a healthy work environment. The 86th AMDS conducts inspections on a number of facilities on base. They take water samples on a weekly basis, ensure confined spaces have the correct oxygen levels, prevent hazardous noise, take air samples and conduct surveys to test for radiation. They do these tests to ensure there are not high levels of chemical, radiological or biological contaminates polluting the environment or becoming a problem for members of the KMC. “We analyze occupational health hazards and maintain longitudinal exposure records,” said Staff Sgt. Michael Fitzgibbons, 86th AMDS bioenvironmental engineering technician. “It’s extremely

important that we provide a high level of confidence in the protection we provide to the KMC population.” The bioenvironmental engineering technicians go to technical training for three and a half months to train for real-world situations that could arise. Their training consists of exercises that teaches them how to handle and dispose of hazardous wastes and how to properly clean chemical spills. “Our training is serious,” said Airman 1st Class Eric Roberts, 86th AMDS bioenvironmental engineering technician. “It’s ideal since we do a lot of work with occupational health, and we always need to be prepared for any situation.” If an area is deemed hazardous, bioenvironmental engineering technicians recommend a solution, ranging from changing the process to implementing workplace controls. “Keeping all the workers safe — if we can accomplish this, we can continue the mission in an efficient manner,” Roberts said. Ramstein’s bioenvironmental engineering flight has the same safety procedures as any base in the states with one addition, they must comply with the host nation requirements to make

Staff Sgt. Michael Fitzgibbons, 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, places test samples into an incubator June 4 on Ramstein. The bioenvironmental engineering flight works to provide better health and wellness to members by performing risk assessment tests for facilities and planning documents for chemical, physical and biological stress factors, which may cause illness.

sure their codes and standards are met as well. Keeping the KMC safe is a major priority, however, Airmen from the bioenvironmental engineering flight have another long-term goal in mind when they come to work every day. Our efforts in helping keep KMC

members and their families safe is important, but the prevention of damage to resources is crucial, Fitzgibbons said. Additional questions can be directed to the 86th AMDS Bioenvironmental Engineering flight at 479-2220 and 06371-46-2220.

Dual ceremony marks new LRMC commander, command sergeant major by Chuck Roberts Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs In a dual ceremony, Col. Judith Lee assumed command of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center while Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Sprunger assumed his role as the new LRMC command sergeant major. The May 29 change of command and change of responsibility ceremonies also honored the services of outgoing Commander Col. Barbara Holcomb and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Gragg. During her remarks, Holcomb told Lee and Sprunger that she and Gragg were “passing the baton to you a little reluctantly, only because this is the best job in the Army. You are inheriting a fabulous team who will give its best every day. I know you will take care of them. Best wishes to you as you embark on your journey.” Gragg told the hospital staff that it was “truly an honor and a privilege to have stood shoulder to shoulder among them … We are Landstuhl. There is power in that name and there is power in you as an organization.” Gragg said the experience has affected him, just as it has all those who have preceded him at LRMC. “Landstuhl changes people,” he said. “I have changed, and I have changed for the better because of you.”

Photo by Phil A. Jones

Col. Judith Lee accepts the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center colors from Col. (Dr.) Jeffrey Clark signifying Lee as the new LRMC commander during a May 29 change of command ceremony.

Assuming command of the largest U.S. hospital outside the U.S. was not something Lee said she foresaw in her future when she joined the Army in 1986. The new commander said it was a “true honor and privilege” to have been selected to command Landstuhl. “I will serve you 110 percent, and I will continue with the mission and vision here,” she said. Holcomb moves on to become the command surgeon for U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. Holcomb’s mission will be to prepare conventional forces to provide a sustained flow of trained and ready land power to combatant commanders in defense of the nation at home and abroad. Gragg will be the command sergeant major for the 32nd Medical Brigade at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Gragg’s mission will be to provide command, logistical and operational support to safely and effectively train and qualify technically and tactically skilled warrior medics and leaders who embody the warrior ethos and live the Army values. LRMC is the largest American hospital outside of the U.S. LRMC provides primary care, tertiary care, hospitalization and treatment for approximately 218,000 U.S. military personnel and their families within European Command. LRMC is also the evacuation and treatment center for all injured U.S. service members and civilians serving in Afghanistan.


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Introducing NEW Local Businesses AUSZEIT

Auszeit in English means “time-out” and there is no better place to take some time out than at this beautiful restaurant, coffee shop and guesthouse located in Hermersberg. As soon as you walk in you will be struck by the clean lines of the rooms and overall relaxed feeling of the entire front room. A great place for a cool drink, a coffee or a midday snack.  In the rear of the restaurant is a little, more subdued room with a lovely intimate feeling for a nice evening meal.  Auszeit is run by the family Schmucker, who are going to make your stay, whether for a couple of hours or overnight, a truly pleasant one. Check out their website at www.risto-auszeit.de for additional information on their restaurant and guesthouse.   Hermersberg is about 15 minutes from Ramstein. Hauptstrasse 44 • 67661 Hermersberg • Tel: 06333-274047

EL PASO

El Paso Mexican restaurant is located near the West gate of Ramstein Air Force base.  It is on the well known strip of several businesses that service the American military community. If you’re looking for a quick and delicious lunch check out this Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant offers great specials every day of the week during the evening: Monday – All you can eat ribs, Tuesday – 2 for 1 Margaritas, Wednesday – All you can eat wings, Friday 2 for 1 Margaritas, and the week is rounded off on Saturday – 2 for 1 Mexican Beer. You will always receive free chips and salsa offered with your meal.  You can also relax at the outdoor sitting area and enjoy your meal.  Be sure to check out El Paso soon! All credit cards are accepted to make payments as simple as possible. Kindsbacherstr. 36 • 66877 Ramstein • Tel: 06371-95 25 800

FAMOUS LOUNGE

What kind of Party starts a 11:00 PM? A GREAT ONE! We’re speaking about the Latino Party held every Saturday at the Famous Lounge. Owned and operated by Cuneyt Kopruluoglu. He genuinely wants his clients to have a good time. His primary objective is to really throw a good party with great Salsa music and a dance floor that is spacious enough to accommodate the numerous couples doing their dancing, the place just pulsates with sheer energy, even if you don’t dance it’s still a great place to just listen to the music and watch the dancing. The Famous Lounge is open Mon-Thu + Sun: 4 - 11 p.m. • Fri and Sat: 4 p.m. - 4 a.m. Food is also served throughout the night and don’t be surprised if a complimentary snack is offered on occasion.    Liebigstrasse 5 • 67661 KL-Einsiedlerhof This advertisement service is proudly brought to you by

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Vice chief of staff: Every Dollar Counts campaign a success WASHINGTON — Throughout the month of May, Airmen submitted more than 11,000 costreducing ideas during the “Every Dollar Counts” campaign, an initiative that empowered Airmen to find and recommend areas of savings that may be used to support more urgent readiness needs. In a letter to all Airmen, June 5, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer highlighted the great ideas Airmen submitted and also encouraged Airmen to continue looking for innovative ways to save Air Force resources. Below is his letter. Fellow Airmen, Thank you! We asked for your help to find more cost effective ways to deliver airpower and you delivered — big time! The response during the “Airmen Powered by Innovation Call” generated 11,000-plus ideas in just 30 days! Now the ball is in our court to quickly assess the ideas and implement those that show the most promise — several of which have been implemented already! To provide a recap of what we received, most of the ideas, 38 percent, affect personnel policy, 23 percent involved logistics and installation support and 11 percent recommended changes in information technology. Next, in order of the most suggestions, were current operations, financial management, health services and acquisition. Recommended changes in personnel ranged from eliminating enlisted performance reports for chief master sergeants, (we’re giving that serious scrutiny now) to suggesting Airmen remain at permanent change of station locations longer. In the logistics area, many of you suggested creative ways to save energy, and Airmen at Joint Base Andrews, Md., suggested transitioning to lower-cost, leased vehicles for visiting distinguished visitors, which we implemented this week. We also received several suggestions to limit the number and use of portable mobile devices. Again, we extend our personal thanks for your enthusiastic support of our Air Force. As ideas are approved and implemented, I will continue to share them. In the meantime, I want to share some stories I have received about some of the amazing initiatives our Airmen are undertaking out in the field. In a cost savings effort, Airmen at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., are sharing training facilities and conducting joint exercises between the base fire department and Miami-Dade, Broward, Charlotte and Lee counties. The joint exercises save a cumula-

tive total of approximately $500,000 a year. Additionally, the 482nd Communications Squadron at Homestead AFB developed a procedure to audit their telecommunications bills for discrepancies. This effort ensured they were being charged correctly for services and constituted a total of $400,000 in savings. Sometimes change happens because Airmen believe there might be a better way to get the job done, and that’s what happened at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The 50th Flying Training Squadron transitioned to a centralized scheduling operation where all instructors were pooled together, maximizing their ability to fill the schedule while giving back hours each day to the flight commanders and flight schedulers. With this fairly drastic change in how they did business, they were able to fill their flying schedule and reduce their flying window by one hour. Although it is hard to quantify the specific savings generated from the change, the new system allows pilots to work more efficiently and take better advantage of their time and resources. Then, there are superstars like Stacy Burgess from the 97th Comptroller Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Stacy realized that many mandatory deployment items could be returned to the unit deployment manager and reissued to others who are deploying. The cost for required items prior to this policy was $2,892.64 per member; by reissuing many of the required items from returned inventory, the cost for new purchases was significantly decreased to $1,498.67 per Airman. On average, Altus deploys 188-236 individuals per year. This new policy has the potential to save the base and the Air Force approximately $50,000 to $100,000 per year. Our job as a headquarters is to share great ideas like Stacy’s with every base around the world — think of the savings! Air Mobility Command’s Theater Express program is also a praiseworthy example of how a team can achieve significant cost savings. Aided by a decrease in overall airlift demand and the implementation of a more robust software tool, the Air Mobility Division team was able to more accurately estimate military airlift costs. This allowed them to increase the amount of cargo transported by regularly scheduled military aircraft resulting in a $342 million savings this year. Also, for the first time in AMC’s history, the AMC commander held a commander’s conference using Defense Connect On-Line and milBook. Both tools allowed approxi-

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mately 250 people to participate in a fully interactive conference without the associated TDY costs. While you were submitting your innovative proposals, I had a small team examining our current idea programs. Their task focused on four areas: consolidating and streamlining the processes, decreasing the cycle time from submission to approval, increasing the effectiveness of harvesting ideas that generate tangible savings and increasing replication of approved ideas across multiple locations. Early progress updates indicate a promising new innovation idea process that will be more responsive to submitters and is expected to generate a higher percentage of approved and implemented concepts. This effort will result in a revamped Innovative Development through Employee Awareness and Productivity Enhancing Capital Investment program. We will continue accepting your outstanding suggestions for improving our force but will take a 30-day pause on processing ideas while the team prepares to stand up the new capability. In the interim, ideas can be submitted online at https:// ipds.randolph.af.mil. I encourage you to keep thinking about how we can accomplish our mission faster, better and cheaper. Today’s fiscal constraints are the tightest our Air Force has experienced in many years. Your overwhelming response during the Airmen Powered by Innovation Call for Ideas has emboldened us all with confidence that our Air Force will persevere through these tough times and emerge a more effective and efficient fighting force for America. (Courtesy of Air Force News Service)


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sible for the success of the missions assigned to them.” Being responsible for “good order and discipline” is unique to the military. This is why, for example, that ship captains — even those not near the bridge — often lose their jobs when the craft runs aground. Commanders are responsible for setting command climates, and in that role are responsible for changing the culture, the military leaders said. Commanders use the military justice system as a tool to quickly and visibly punish those who commit crimes, deter others from committing crimes, and protect victims. Nonjudicial administrative punishment — known as “Article 15s” in military parlance for the UCMJ article that authorizes it — is one example of the accountability process that is unique to the military. Taking commanders out of this loop takes that tool from their hands, the military leaders told the senators. Being a commander, of course, entails much more than simply threatening an Article 15, Dempsey said. “Commanders and leaders of every rank must earn that trust and therefore engender trust in their units,” he said. “Most do. Most do not allow unit cohesion to mask an undercurrent of betrayal. Most rise to the challenge of leadership every day, even under the most demanding, physical and moral circumstances.” The service chiefs were equally adamant

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“Commanding officers are charged with establishing and training to standards and uniformly enforcing those standards. A unit will rise or fall as a direct result of the leadership of its commanding officer.” — Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos that commanders must be part of the solution. “If I believed that removing commanders from their central role of responsibility in addressing sexual assault would solve the crimes within our ranks, I would be your strongest proponent,” Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, said. “But ... making commanders less responsible and less accountable will not work,” he added. “It will undermine the readiness of the force. It will inhibit our commanders’ ability to shape the climate and discipline of our units, and most importantly, it will hamper the timely delivery of justice to the very people we wish to help: the victims and survivors of these horrific crimes.” Eliminating sexual assault requires the involvement of leaders and commanders, the chief of naval operations told the senators. “It is assuredly a leadership issue and fundamentally embedded in what we call the ‘charge of command,’” said Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert. “The commanding officer is responsible and

accountable for everything that happens in his or her ship, squadron or unit. And we expect our commanders to create a safe environment, founded on dignity and respect, one that reinforces our core values of honor, courage and commitment.” Successful and long-term changes in the military come about only when commanders are involved, the admiral said. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos told the committee that commanding officers are the centerpiece of the Marine Corps’ effectiveness as a professional and disciplined warfighting organization. “Commanding officers are charged with establishing and training to standards and uniformly enforcing those standards,” he said. “A unit will rise or fall as a direct result of the leadership of its commanding officer.” They never delegate responsibility, he added, and “they should never be forced to delegate their authority.” As Congress considers changes to the commander’s authority under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Amos said, “I plead with you to do it sensibly and responsibly.” The military has made cultural changes before. Until 1948, African-Americans served in segregated units. Until 2011, gay Americans had to serve in secret. “Our force has within it the moral courage to change course and reaffirm our professional ethos,” Dempsey said. “Working together, we can and will restore force within the trust and with the American people.”

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PCS season So, it’s almost time to leave Tying the knot overseas Ramstein by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Ramstein is preparing once again for PCS season. The PCS process might appear daunting, however, the 786th Force Support Squadron has the capabilities to ensure a smooth departure or arrival. “PCSing into Ramstein has never been easier,” said Dana Doan, 86th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant. “However, no PCS comes without bumps in the road.” Ensuring a smooth transition is a priority for the technicians who handle arriving and departing Airmen. By making resources available online, the 786th FSS aims to ease the process of moving. “All personnel services delivery guides for PCSing and assignment processing are available online,” said Senior Airman Anthony Acevedo, 786th FSS base relocation technician. “Occasionally, people are unaware of the requirements to successfully PCS. We try to alleviate some of these issues by making the PSDs available on the Ramstein Web page.” Ramstein always comes equipped with an Air Force-named best practice. “We introduced the Ramstein Out Process line to stop those who were PCSing from visiting each agency when possible,” said Master Sgt. Ryan Norton, 786th FSS superintendent of career development. “Before ROP, getting everything done in a timely manner was difficult. We are now bringing the agencies to the people, instead of having members running around base.” There are programs in place to help the process run smoothly, and the 786th FSS wants to remind those who are PCSing that patience is paramount, Acevedo said. “Parts of this process take longer than normal because of where we are located,” Norton said. “Situational awareness and patience make the process easier for all involved.” Many of the first steps can be taken by the person PCSing. “Being proactive is major,” Acevedo said. “When someone PCSs, checking for critical records and necessary suspenses save headaches.” The 786th and the 86th FSS both want PCSs to be as stress free as possible. Military family life consultants and chaplains are available to counsel and listen to frustrations that may develop, Doan said. To contact the 786th FSS for outbound assignments, email 786fss.dpmar@us.af.mil or call 4809898 or 06371-47-9898. Appointment hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Walk-in hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays.

Marriage is one of the biggest commitments made in life. It’s a promise to build a life together, to account for another’s needs and start a family. Once the commitment is made, the paperwork shouldn’t be the thing that keeps someone from taking the big leap. Here is some helpful advice for those wishing to tie the knot overseas:

Plan ahead: Procedures vary from place to place and some require extensive preparations. When planning to marry in a foreign land, learn the requirements of that country. Marriages, which are legally performed and valid abroad, are also legally binding in the U.S., unless the marriage breaks U.S. state laws. Documentation needed: Valid forms of identification or U.S. passports are required, in addition to birth certificates, divorce decrees and death certificates. Some countries require the documents presented to the marriage registrar first be authenticated in the U.S. by a consular official of that country. This process can be time consuming and costly.

Affidavit of eligibility to wed: Some countries require an affidavit to be submitted by both parties as proof of legal capacity to enter into a marriage contract. The document certifies the end of any previous relationships, such as death or divorce certificates, and states that the party is free to marry. This government-issued document does not exist in the U.S. Some countries require documents presented to the marriage registrar be translated into the native language of that country and authenticated. A list of certified translators can be found at the Ramstein legal office. Marriages abroad are performed by the local (foreign country’s) civil or religious executives and adhere to the laws of the country where the marriage is performed. Finally, if an American citizen marries a German citizen, the American does not acquire a German citizenship, nor does the German citizen acquire a U.S. citizenship. If deciding to live in the U.S. after marrying, the American spouse will need to apply for an Immigrant Visa on behalf of the nonAmerican spouse. For more information on getting married in Germany, pick up a marriage in Germany packet from the 786th Force Support Squadron passport office.

Violating German traffic laws can be costly Failing to comply with German traffic laws just got a lot more expensive. Since April 1, the cost of traffic fines has increased, as has the likelihood that you’ll have your authority to drive in Germany suspended. Here are a few examples of the new penalties for violating German traffic laws: • Running a red light: Fines range from €90 to €360. The maximum fine applies if the light was red for more than one second and the incident resulted in property damage. In addition, a onemonth suspension of your driver’s license is added if running the light results in endangerment or property damage, or if the light was red for more than one second. • Failure to yield right of way: €100. Remember that in

Germany, if not otherwise indicated (in other words, no priority road or yield signs), you must yield to the person coming from the right. • Driving while intoxicated: For administrative offenses (blood alcohol of less than 1.1 per mille), fines up to €1,500 are possible along with a mandatory suspension of one to three months. Remember, there is “zero alcohol tolerance” for drivers under 21. If your blood alcohol level is more than 1.1 per mille, this is a German criminal offense and the fines and suspension times are much higher — there is even a possibility of jail time. Further, under U.S. Army Europe Regulation 190-1, your USAREUR certificate of license, which authorizes you to drive in Germany, will be suspended or revoked for even longer periods of time.

• Speeding: Fines range from €10 to €680. In addition, license suspensions of one to three months may be imposed. The maximum fine and suspension period apply when exceeding the speed limit inside city limits by more than 70 kph. Remember that city limits (and therefore speed limit of 50 kph unless posted otherwise) starts at the yellow city sign. • Tailgating: Fines range from €25 to €400, and license suspensions of one to three months are authorized. • Parking ticket: The fine for unauthorized parking can be up to €50. The maximum applies in case of parking in a designated fire lane with actual obstruction of an emergency vehicle. (Courtesy of 86th Mission Support Group)


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KMC hosts motorcycle safety day Story and photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he 86th Airlift Wing safety office, in conjunction with the USO and local organizations, hosted its annual motorcycle safety day June 1 on Kapaun. The event exhibited safety equipment demonstrations and techniques, and showcased road obstacle maneuverability and braking responses. Throughout the day, certified German instructors guided individuals through various workshops, which included positioning, observation, braking, as well as lapping sessions on the practice course. It also provided new riders the opportunity to go on an instructor-based motorcycle ride off-base. “This is something the USO has done in cooperation with the 86th Airlift Wing safety office in order to bring attention to motorcycle safety,” said Konrad Braun, USO area director. “This event is important, because we’re trying to stress motorcycle safety with a German touch. If you’re going to be riding motorcycles in Germany, it would definitely benefit you to receive some very good instruction by certified German instructors.” The all-day event was not just about information and learning. It also gave riders a chance to enjoy the different aspects of motorcycle riding. “As a new rider, this event was very beneficial,” said Airman 1st Class Vanessa Escobar, 721st Aerial Port Squadron processing specialist. “The instructors gave me some positive advice; they called me to the side and gave me one-on-one feedback

Airman 1st Class Vanessa Escobar, 721st Aerial Port Squadron processing specialist, rides her motorcycle during the motorcycle safety day event June 1 on Kapaun. Throughout the day, certified German instructors guided individuals through various workshops, which included positioning, observation, braking, as well as lapping sessions on the practice course.

on how to ride better. I wish they would have this course at least once a month. It was a ton of fun, and I learned a lot.” Invitations to this event went to not only bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts, but also to those just looking for something fun to do. “It’s an opportunity for people to come out and have fun,” Braun said. “With decent weather, plenty

of refreshments and raffle prizes handed out every hour, this was great. No matter if you were here to learn about motorcycles or just came to check out the activities, everybody had fun and learned a ton.” For more information on the Ramstein Green Knights Chapter, visit www.greenknightsmmc.org or find them on Facebook.

Community kicks off Farewell Heidelberg festivities by Dijon Rolle U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs HEIDELBERG — It’s been more than 50 years since Max Rockafellow patrolled the streets of Heidelberg as a military policeman with the 529th MP Company. On June 1, the Wisconsin native returned to the city for the first time since 1962. He and several other former and current Heidelberg community members huddled anxiously in front of a long, bright red ribbon guarding the entryway to the Farewell Heidelberg multimedia exhibit on Patrick Henry Village. The exhibit takes place from 2 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Towering panels of black and white and color photos and military memorabilia sent in from around the world greeted visitors of all ages as they shuffled into the space that was once

the Heidelberg Arts and Crafts Center. Within seconds, Rockafellow was face to face with a black and white photo of himself clad in dress blues standing at attention. “I was just thrilled. I get tears in my eyes just seeing it. I sent a lot of photos in, and I’m really pleased that they chose three or four of them to use,” he said Rockafellow is part of a 529th Military Police reunion group that meet in the states. The unit invited members of the group back for a visit before U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Württemberg’s closure this year. “I looked at it as a once in a lifetime opportunity to come back and see the places where I served. I had to do it. I’m 75 and I knew this was probably my last opportunity. I wanted to see it because I spent some wonderful years here in Heidelberg and I wanted to see it close,” he said. Garrison Commander Col. Bryan

DeCoster led the official ribboncutting ceremony to open the exhibit. The event marked the beginning of a series of Farewell Heidelberg activities to mark the garrison’s closure and the nearly 70 years of friendship between Germans and Americans. “The closure of any installation or garrison carries special memories for the people who have lived and served there,” DeCoster said. “When it is such a historic community as Heidelberg, with 68 years of close partnership with our German friends, we felt it was only fitting to host a series of events that would allow people to celebrate their memories and experiences rather than dwelling on the departure of U.S. forces from the city.” Rockafellow now lives in Eagle River, Wisc. After leaving Heidelberg, he went back to college and eventually took a job working for General Motors.

“I learned a lot of things in the 529th that shaped the rest of my life and that was important,” he said. “If I haven’t spent the time in the Army here, I probably would not have had that focus or drive to accomplish what I have.” The Farewell Heidelberg exhibit also features a showing of a 50-minute film entitled “Heidelberg Reflections.” The film documents the first-hand accounts of life, love and loss as told by former and current Heidelberg community members. Visitors can also check out military uniforms, community memorabilia and even a replica of a 1950s living room complete with record player. Several of the photos featured in the exhibit were submitted by former and current Heidelberg community members from around the world and also donated by historian Dr. John Provan. (To see photos from the exhibit, visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com)


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Epic Dudes

Adventure skills inspire youth to be great All children love playing outdoors, especially as the weather gets a little bit warmer in Germany. Many adults also have great memories of riding bikes, making mud pies, catching bugs and having imaginary adventures in the backyard. However, how many children in the KMC can say they know how to utilize digital GPS navigation systems, build an outdoor shelter or cook a cake in a box or have visited some of the best hiking trails in the local area? The children from Ramstein Youth Programs sure can! Epic Dudes is one of the specialty programs offered during the school year. The club is based on the Passport to Manhood curriculum from

the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and is designed to foster responsibility, selfesteem and leadership in young men. Matching up this curriculum with a youth development professional with a passion for outdoor and adventure programming produced a combination that is truly epic. “This program has grown beyond anything I could have hoped for,” said Epic Dudes adviser Ronnie Juhans. “At first, the boys liked having a club where no girls were allowed, but they have gotten involved in so much more through their participation.” By introducing activities based around outdoor adventure, Juhans teaches specific skills, while also building resilience, as youth develop a

sense of competence to successfully master tasks and build confidence as they work through challenges presented in the activities. With the success and popularity of Epic Dudes, Ramstein Youth Programs is taking the program to another level this summer with the Out & About Adventure Camp series. From STEMtastic Travels and time traveler adventures to outdoor survival and boots and backpack hiking, youth can spend the day exploring, learning skills, making friends and having fun. “It is difficult to really describe how much youth gain from Mr. Ronnie’s programs,” said Kaureen Whittaker, assistant director for Ramstein Youth Programs. “But a par-

ent from Mr. Ronnie’s spring break camp told us that her kids gave up a week in Garmisch to participate in the camps because they are the best thing about the KMC.” The Out & About Adventure Camp series includes field trips to locations that reinforce learning in STEM topics, such as history, environmental conservation and physical fitness or nutrition. Additional high yield learning activities build skills in GPS, survival knowledge, appreciation of the outdoor environment and enjoyment of German culture. “I want the kids to challenge themselves to try new things so that they realize how many talents and abilities they already have and how they can

use those skills to truly reach their potential,” Juhans said. Goals like completing a hike might seem small to adults, but it offers a wealth of learning opportunities. From determining your level of physical fitness and how to improve, working as a team to ensure no one is left behind, or making a plan for what do when you are caught in an unexpected downpour, youth in these camps are building life skills and making amazing memories in this once-ina-lifetime adventure. For more information or to register, visit www.86fss. com and click on the families tab or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 06371-47-6444. (Courtesy of Ramstein Youth Programs)

(Left) Boy Scout dedicates POW/MIA memorial Collin Berry, a Boy Scout with Troop 164 from Sembach and a Kaiserslautern High School sophomore, poses for a photo near a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action memorial he created for his Eagle Scout service project May 25. The memorial was placed on the KHS campus with the help of other members of Troop 164 and their parents. The purpose of the memorial is to remind students of the sacrifices POWs/MIAs have made for the U.S. A dedication ceremony was held at the memorial site June 1.

(Below) Releasing butterflies at LEMS Azaria Jeffcoat, Reese Martin and Calvin Uhlhorn, students in Donna Donohue’s kindergarten class at Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School, release butterflies after having watched them grow from caterpillars.

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Lessons learned on the journey through high school by Meghan Augsburger Ramstein High School intern High school has been a rewarding, yet challenging experience. At times, it was a struggle trying to find where I belonged or what I wanted to achieve. Now that graduation has arrived and high school has come to an end, I understand what lessons those four years taught me. The first lesson I’ve finally learned at the end of my senior year is that being happy with yourself as well as your accomplishments makes all the difference in life. Realizing your worth builds self-esteem and brings you forward through the tough times. I have come to understand this on a very personal level. During my senior year, I lost my self-esteem for many reasons. I allowed myself to focus only on what I considered to be “failures” in my

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life. I didn’t recognize who I was anymore and I only based my self-worth on what others thought of me. It seemed like the cloud would never lift because I only found faults in my character and appearance. This rough patch, however, was of my own making. No one ever told me I wasn’t worth it; only I ever told myself that. Once I accepted who I was and realized the value of all the love and support I had, I found my way again. Instead of criticizing myself for my mistakes, I needed to learn from them and utilize that knowledge to do better the next time. I know now that I am my best friend and only I can bring myself up or down. The second lesson I learned is to take opportunities when they are presented to you. Sometimes they never appear again, and when that happens, you regret it. I didn’t do that enough while I was in high school because I

improve my writing. Without even realizing it, they made me extremely happy and I’ll be forever grateful to them. Taking on this internship was the best decision I made throughout my high school career by far. I’m awfully sad that I won’t be working with them anymore; however, I know I’m leaving with a great feeling in my heart and a sense of satisfaction. I have also been very fortunate to have such wonderful parents, teachers and friends who have always supported me. They helped me realize all I have to offer and what opportunities and experiences lie ahead of me. As I walk across the stage today, I know that with my confidence, the support of others and the experiences I have had these past four years, I am prepared to emerge into the real world and succeed.

School Notes

The Ramstein PTSA is accepting nominations for the positions of president, treasurer and various chairperson positions. To apply, contact Margaret Heinrichs at margaret.heinrichs@eu.dodea.edu or Guadalupe Warren at guadalupe.warren@eu.dodea. edu.

Parent Advisory Committee Meeting

Get your questions answered! All parents with children participating in CYS programs are invited to attend the CYS Parent Advisory Committee Meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recration One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. Discuss existing programs and voice your opinions on how to make them better. Child care will be available. Call 493-4515 or 0631-3406-4515 for reservations.

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felt scared to experience new things. I only focused on what could go wrong rather than what could go right. The greatest opportunity presented to me was this Career Practicum internship at the Kaiserslautern American newspaper. When I started the program, I felt very nervous to start my internship because I was afraid of failing or not being accepted. If I had allowed this opportunity to pass me by, I would have been a fool. At the 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office, everyone has been welcoming since day one. Because of them, I have grown as a writer and learned the importance of camaraderie, responsibility and hard work. Their support and continuous kindness motivated me to do my very best every week. Though my articles were never vital to the newspaper, they always took the time to provide constructive criticism and help me to

Join the Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program for bird watching from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 17. This is for children in first to 12th grades. Youth will have the opportunity to observe birds in their natural habitat, learn to identify the birds and understand what they are doing. There will

be a scavenger hunt to find as many birds as possible. For details, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943; or the Sembach Community Activity Center, Bldg. 220, Room 117, at 496-5175 or 06302-67-5175.

Paws & Pals

Kinder Camp 2013 registration open

Join the Kaiserslautern Main Library for Paws & Pals at 3 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month in Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. The Paws & Pals program helps children improve their literacy skills by teaming them up with a dog to read books. The dogs are registered volunteer animals that have been trained and are great listeners. To reserve a spot, sign up at the circulation desk. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Driver’s education

IMCOM-Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. It is made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the German National Federation of Driving Instructors (Fahrlehrerverband). For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks,

Are your kindergarteners ready for first grade? Register them for Baumholder’s Wetzel Child Development Center 2013 Kinder Camp for a summer filled with fun and adventure before school starts. Children may be signed up for individual weeks or all summer long (June through August). Prices depend on your total family income, and range between $42 to $140 per week, with discounts available for families during deployments or with multiple children. To register, contact Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.

Free youth after school program

Child, Youth and School Services at the Landstuhl Youth Center offers a free after-school program for youth in sixth to 12th grades. This program features food, homework assistance and tutoring, special events, and more. Register at a One-Stop Shop or Parent Central Services.


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Mark Your Calendar

» The Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center Bistro is now closed permanently. » The Sembach One-Stop Shop is closed permanently. The Landstuhl One-Stop Shop is located on Landstuhl Post, Bldg. 3810. For details, call 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943. » Can you sing? Great. You can’t? That’s OK, too. It doesn’t matter whether you can sing or not at Armstrong’s Club’s Karaoke Night, where everyone is a star. Join in on the fun from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. today and June 21 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » The Summer Bazaar, a giant, weekend-long bazaar with more than 90 vendors from around the world, will be held from today to Sunday in Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The bazaar will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. This bazaar is for ID cardholders only. Strollers are welcome. Food and beverages will be provided. » KMC Onstage presents Monty Python’s “Spamalot” today to Sunday. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $14 for

adults and $12 for students and seniors. KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. Recommended for mature audiences, children under 5 years old are not permitted to any performances. For more information, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Enjoy cocktails while dancing the night away to some of the best Latin music at Armstrong’s Club’s Latin Night Saturday and June 28. Show off your dancing expertise with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and the Rumba. Open to all ID cardholders 18 and over. There is plenty of room to dance on the spacious ballroom dance floor. No cover charge. Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. » See acclaimed R&B singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole in concert Saturday. This free concert will be held at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the concert begins at 9. This concert is sponsored by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the USO. Open to all military ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Join Army Community Service and the Soldier and Family Assistance Center staff for the grand re-opening ceremony Thursday. Stop by Bldg. 3210 on Kleber Kaserne and enjoy the many options available to assist Soldiers and families assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit. Call 0631-3406-4203 for more details. » The grand opening of the Miesau Ammo Shack, also known as the Soldier Center, will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at Miesau Army Depot, Bldg. 1324. Join Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and the 212th Combat Support Hospital Miesau Junior Enlisted Club for opening remarks and a ribbon cutting. There will be light snacks, beverages and giveaways. For details, call 481-3231. » Party at Armstrong’s Club’s House Party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. June 14 and 28 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Enjoy house and contemporary music, as well as music by request. No cover charge. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s Better Opportunities for Single Service Members presents “Lyrics from the Mind: Spoken, Played & Performed,” from 7 to 9 p.m. June 19 at the Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780 on Landstuhl. This is open to all acoustic musicians, poets and creative types who have something to say, read or sing. Prize for best overall performance. Register on-site starting at 7 p.m. For details, call 486-6107 or 06371-86-6107. » The Kaiserslautern Main Library at Landstuhl will show “Teddy Bear,” a film by Mads Matthiesen, at 5:30 p.m. June 20 in Bldg. 3810. Refreshments will be available. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. » Germany loves to rain, and the Speedy Lube loves to wash your car! Come to one of the two Auto Skills centers to save some of that

June 7, 2013 hard earned cash. Receive a $10 car wash for only $5 on rainy days. Auto Skills Center locations: Bldg. 2859 on Pulaski Barracks, call 493-4167 or 0631-3406-4167; Bldg. 97370 on Landstuhl Post, call 486-5153 or 06371-86-5153.

Meetings

» The KMC 1st Four meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Ramstein Enlisted Club. The meeting for all service members ranks E1-E4 will discuss career development and progression, volunteer opportunities and education opportunities in the local area. Free lunch will be provided. For more information, contact 1st Four President Airman 1st Class Nicholas Goldstein at Nicholas.Goldstein@ramstein.af.mil or search “KMC 1st Four” on Facebook. » Join KMC’s Top 3 Women’s Mentorship Group for a meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the golf course (open to all ranks). A potluck dinner is held at 6 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month in the Dorm 2418 day room (female dorm residents). For more information, email kmc.top3.kmcletsconnect@us.af.mil.

Support Groups

» For the month of June, the New Parent Support Group hosts infant massage workshops for parents and their babies, ages 10 weeks to 12 months old. The next class will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 17 in the Landstuhl Library. In this workshop, learn the calming and powerful techniques of massage and how this will aid the development and nurturing of your baby. To register in advance, call 0631-3406-4006/4203. » The CAUSE Support Group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month in the Vogelweh Elementary School media center, Bldg. 1178 on Vogelweh Housing. Community for Autism Understanding, Support and Education, also known as CAUSE, is a support group for members of the community to share experiences and information. This month’s discussion will include: What is autism? What are the medications, treatments and causes of autism? What are the behaviors of a child with Autism? What is being done to find a cause and a cure? To take part or get more information on this interactive group, call 0631-3406-4094.

Baumholder Events

» The Army Birthday Run will kick off at 9 a.m. Thursday at Hall of Champions Fitness Center in Baumholder. Categories are male, female and youth under 18. Awards will be presented to the top three per category. Those who would like to run but not compete may participate for free. Pre-register at the Mountaineer Fitness Center. » Jess Penner will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 17 at the Hilltop Theater in Baumholder. Come to the theater and enjoy free live music, brought to you by Armed Forces Entertainment. For details, call 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Baumholder’s Rolling Hills Golf Course hosts its annual Commander’s Cup, beginning at 9 a.m. June 22. This stroke-play tournament is open to anyone, but is limited to 36 players, so be sure to sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. The deadline to register is noon June 21. The fee is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, call 485-7299 or 06783-6-7299. » Registration for the 2013 Summer Reading Program “Have Book-Will Travel” is open Monday to June 21 in Bldg. 8332 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder. Opening hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. This program will encourage reading during the summer months when school is out and will include prizes. Program dates are from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays June 27 and July 11, 18 and 25. Open to children 12 and under. For more information, call 485-8851 or 06783-68851.


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MONDAY » Key spouse social: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Woodlawn Golf Course TUESDAY » USO dowtown KL tour: 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hercules Theater » One-on-one VA appointments: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A&FRC » Traveling on a budget: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Key spouse training: 5 to 9 p.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » Pre-separation brief: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Understanding TSP: 1:30 to 3 p.m., A&FRC EFMP after-school program: 4 to 5 p.m. JUNE 14 » No classes

Gain Camps! Go online to sign up while spaces are still available or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 06371-476444 for more information. » RAMSTEIN COMMUNITY CENTER EVENTS: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Play Group Social, 10 a.m. to noon; every second and fourth Saturday of the month, flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; every third Wednesday of the month, Exceptional Family Member Program (play group social), 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the RCC at 480-6600/7187 or 06371-476600/7187. » KMC SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS SUMMER CAMPS: Summer camps will begin June 17 and carry on through Aug. 23. Camps are offered for youth in kindergarten through age 12 and can be reserved on a weekly basis. Camp hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call Ramstein School Age Program at 0637147-3273/3274, Vogelweh School Age Program at 0631536-6362/7122, or Kapaun School Age Program at 0631-536-6028/6050.

Child/Youth

Health and Wellness Center

» TODAY: Eighth grade prom, sponsored by the Ramstein Keystone Club, for all KMC eighth-graders, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Staff will be selling tickets at the middle schools or at the Ramstein Youth Center, Bldg. 428. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Price includes entrance, dance contest and snacks. Call 06371-47-6444 for more information. » SUMMER CAMPS: Summer camp registration is going on now! Visit www.86fss.com under the families tab to register for all the camps that will fill your child’s summer with adventure and high yield learning. Choose from Outdoor Adventure, STEMtastic Travels, cooking around the world, digital illustration, Robo Tech Mayan Adventures, Mission Impossible, Officer Candidate School, Wild Water and more. The popular lunch recreation program lets you enjoy the whole day with friends and fun at the youth center. » BGCA BRAIN GAIN CAMPS: A wonderful new opportunity for youth who have finished second grade, but are not yet 9 years old — the smarter fun in the summer Brain

Classes And Training

» The next infant massage classes will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 17 in the Landstuhl Library. This workshop is for parents and their babies ages 10 weeks to 12 months old. In this workshop, learn the calming and powerful techniques of massage and how this will aid in the development and nurturing of your baby. Register in advance by calling 0631-3406-4006/4203. » Couples communication classes take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every first and second Thursday of the month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. In this class, learn the keys to better communication, effective listening and understanding. To register, call 0631-3406-4203. » Did you know anger is directly related to symptoms associated with survival instincts? Learn about how anger is triggered, ways to monitor and associate patterns of anger with thought processes, and, most importantly,

MONDAY » BOD POD assessments: 8 to 10 a.m. » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe station: noon to 1 p.m. TUESDAY » Running clinic: 9 to 10:30 a.m. » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Dietary approaches to stop hypertension: 11 a.m. to noon » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m. WEDNESDAY » BOD POD assessments: 8 to 9 a.m. » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11 a.m. » Stress management: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. » Shoe station: noon to 2 p.m. » PTL refresher: 1 to 3 p.m. THURSDAY » HAWC facility closed for readiness training » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m.

how to control anger in this three-part educational learning experience. Join the ACS Anger Management Class by registering for a session, offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, call 493-4062 or 0631-3406-4062. » Feeling over burdened? Are you experiencing sleeplessness, muscle pain or emotional tension? Then you may be stressed. There is a lot more to stress than what you might think. Join this informative two-part series that teaches about different kinds of stress and healthy ways to cope. The class is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesday of the month in the Family Life Center in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. For details, call 0631-3406-4062. » Have you walked into an establishment and found yourself in trouble because you couldn’t figure out

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JUNE 14 » Closed for family day For more information, call the HAWC at 06371-47-HAWC (4292) or 480-4292.

Medical Group

JUNE 8 » From 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., school and sports physical clinic, Ramstein Clinic. This program is for youth ages 6 to 18 enrolled to the Ramstein Clinic and by appointment only. Remember, this event is for school, sports and camp physicals only and will not address other health care issues. Annual health screening physicals are required for students who wish to participate in school, sports and camp programs. If your child wears glasses, bring them to the appointment. For more information and to schedule physicals, call the appointment line at 479-2273 (06371-46-2273). » Self-Initiated Care kit classes are held twice a month. Call 479CARE to schedule.

Family Advocacy

» Every third Tuesday of the month: Expectant Parent Orientation, 8 to 11 a.m. at LRMC Chapel. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-462098. » July 10, 17, 24, 31: Stress management (four sessions), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. For details and to register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2098. » July 10: Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk or Jerkett, 5 to 7 p.m., HAWC. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-462098. » July 9, 16, 23, 30, and Aug. 6, 13: Teen Club — Girls Group (six sessions), 4 to 6 p.m., Ramstein Teen Center. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

MONDAYS » Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Hercules Theater. For more information, call Capt. Scott Simoneaux at 480-5597.

how to order something to eat or buy a pair of shoes? Then you need to register for this exceptional class, which teaches the street smart version of basic German language. Now, with two days and times to choose from, learning German never got easier. Take a Monday evening or Friday lunchtime class. Stop by Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks or call 493-4023 or 0631-3406-4023 for more information or to register.

Jobs

» Join ACS for Networking, a new and exciting class that will help you land the job of your dreams. The class will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. In this class, learn about how to get your name recognized and get the attention of potential employers. To register, call 0631-3406-4029 to speak directly with the employment readiness officer. » Looking for a job and don’t know

where to start? Or maybe you have a resume but want to polish it? Join Army Community Service for a resume writing class at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Learn important information about what an employer would look for on a resume and even practice an interview. For details, call 0631-34064029. » Want to learn more about finding a government job? Join Army Community Service at 10 a.m. June 14 and 28 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks to learn more about finding and applying for jobs. For more information or to make an appointment with Employment Readiness, call 0631-3406-4029. » Army Community Service is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 at the Kazabra Club. Bring a resume, valid passport, valid Social Security card, transcripts, DD 214, and current 3434 or SF-50. For details, call Pascale Bonnin at 493-4029 or 0631-3406-4029.


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Otterberg hosts spring festival Saturday to Monday by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Otterberg will sponsor its traditional spring fest Saturday through Monday. Every two years since the middle of the 18th century, the community celebrates this spring fest, in turn with the old town fest. The local mayor and Spring Queen Julia II will officially open the event at 7 p.m. Saturday in front of the Abbey Church. The enthronement of the spring queen will be conducted with the musical support of the Music Association Harmonie from Otterberg. At 8:30 p.m., the regional and renowned band Favorits will start entertaining the audience. Traditionally, loud gun salutes will wake up Otterberg citizens at 6 a.m. Sunday. Then, musicians from the Music Association Harmonie will walk through the streets of the medieval village performing a musical wake up call. The highlight of spring fest will be the parade with more than 1,000 participants walking up the decorated main street at 1 p.m. Sunday. Wagons and people in costumes will present the colorful history of Otterberg — there will be people dressed as Cistercian monks, Huguenots and Wallonians, and noble people in horse-drawn carriages. Spring Queen Julia II will follow the group in a festive, horsedrawn carriage. Local schools, kindergartens, associations and businesses participate as well. After the parade, everybody

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The Otterberg spring fest parades feature various walking groups. This year’s festival will take place from Saturday through Monday and include musicians, costumes, parades, and food and beverages.

will walk about 2 kilometers outside of town toward Höringen to the festival grounds in the forest, where festivities will continue. For those who don’t want to walk or can’t walk, a shuttle bus will be available. Various music groups from neighboring towns will entertain visitors in the forest. Local restaurants will be in charge of providing food specialties and drinks. Children can enjoy

pony rides, and the Kaiserslautern zoo will be there with some little animals. Customarily, the climbing tree will be a challenge for youth. Everyone who makes it to the top will receive a present. Local council members will also pass out pretzels to children. Spring fest will continue Monday when the Otterberg Music Association will again march to the festival area in the forest. Visitors are welcome to

join the march starting at 2 p.m. from the town hall (Verbandsgemeindeverwaltung). Again, the forest will turn into a fest area with musical entertainment and food and beverages. At 6:30 p.m., the fest will close out with a parade walking back to the square in front of the Abbey Church. Here, officials and participants will thank the forestry office for letting them use the fest area in the forest.

Commander, mayor meet to celebrate ‘win-win-win’ Story and photo by Mark Heeter U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs

Lt. Col. Lars Zetterstrom, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern commander, and Werner Holz, mayor of the Union Community Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, watch the operation of a new methanepowered heating plant.

Lt. Col. Lars Zetterstrom, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern commander, and Werner Holz, mayor of the Union Community Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, came together May 29 to celebrate the successful installation and activation of a block-heating plant on Miesau Army Depot — the second step the Army and community have taken to provide cleaner energy while reducing costs. “This is the second major improvement we’ve done together,” Zetterstrom said, recalling the project to install photovoltaic panels on depot buildings in 2012. “When you’ve been friends for so

long, you have to find ways to keep it fresh,” Zetterstrom said. “It’s another great example of how to keep the friendship current.” The plant uses bio-methane, which is cleaner than oil, to provide heat and electricity to the installation. Looking outside at the unusually cold and rainy weather, Holz joked that “we have the best weather conditions for heating.” The concept for the project was developed by the mayor, his staff, garrison staff and the community council back in 2002, and the wait was worth it, Holz said. “Twenty-five percent of the energy is created on base, and this is a fantastic rate,” he said. “We do as much as we can, and it’s vastly renewable energy.”


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VACATION photos Your submission must include the name of the photographer, the date of the photo, first and last names of those in the photo, and location. Make sure all photos are high resolution; only high resolution photos will be considered. Write “Destinations” in the email subject line. Email your submission to the editor at editor@kaiserslauternamerican.com.

Donna Davis takes in the view of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy, France. Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky, tidal island that is one of France’s most recognizable landmarks. Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, and more than 3 million people visit each year.

Photo by Nathan Davis

Photo by Jill Lindberg

Patrick and Stella Lindberg relax April 6 while on vacation in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Photo by Louella Maxwell Photo by Shirlene Oduber

Javier Oduber poses for a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower in April while vacationing in Paris.

Mel and Mikayla Maxwell pose for a photo in front of The Old Vine May 25 in Maribor, Slovenia. The Old Vine is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest vine in the world. At around 440 years old, this vine still bears grapes.


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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. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Cosi fan tutte,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 7:30 p.m. today and June 25. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19 and 28, and 6 p.m. Sunday and June 30. • Third children’s chamber concert: “Fun with Brass,” 11 a.m. Sunday. • “The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets,” a rock musical by Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs and Robert Wilson, in German, 7:30 p.m. Thursday (last performance). • “Tod in Venedig,” Death in Venice, an opera by Benjamin Britten, 7:30 p.m. June 14, 18 and 22. • “Dornröschen,” Sleeping Beauty, a ballet by Stefano Giannetti, 7:30 p.m. June 21. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Led Zeppelin Tribute with Lead Zeppelin & Black Night, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €14. • Flying Monkeys & Shake 101 present 1970s garage rock and 1960s British beats, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cot €12. Summer break runs June 9 to Aug. 16. For more information and advance tickets, visit www.kammgarn.de or call 0631-365-2607. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken

Kaiserslautern presents “Basson fantastique,” with works by André Jolivet, Carl Maria von Courtesy photo Weber and Maurice Long Night of Culture Ravel, 1 p.m. Thursday. Lunch will be offered Kaiserslautern celebrates its “Long Night of Culture” from 6 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Sunday in 20 different locations such as Fruchthalle (photo), Pfalztheater, Museum Pfalzgalerie, at noon. Tickets cost Theodor-Zink-Museum, churches, the Japanese Garden and others. There will be video €21 with lunch and and light installations, musical performances, plays and exhibitions. Admission for all €12 without lunch. For events is €12. The late-night tariff starting at midnight is €2. For more information and the advance tickets and to program, visit www.fruchthalle.de. register for lunch, call Kaiserslautern TouristInfo at 0631-365-2317. • Kaiserslautern, Westpfalz Police Headquarters, JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Logenstrasse, open house, Saturday (read article on Kaiserslautern: Page 8). • The rock bands Season 4, The Jivedays and • Kaiserslautern, near Stiftskirche, Special The Rising Six Teens perform 8 p.m. today. Tickets Olympics entertaining program, 3 p.m. Monday, 7 cost €6.50. For more information, visit p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wedneday. www.juz-kl.de. • Otterberg, spring fest, Saturday to Monday Otterbach, Im Kumb: (read article on Page 24). • Otterbach music association presents forest • Mehlbach, corner of Pferchstrasse and music, 7:30 p.m. today. Eckstrasse, barn fest, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Katzweiler, open air stage in forest (In der • Niedermohr, fire station, open house, Sunday. Eselsdelle): • Kusel, old town fest, today to Sunday. • Children’s performance “Jim Knopf und • Imsbach, community hall, trout fest, 11 a.m. die Wilde 13,” in German, 4 p.m. Saturday and Saturday. Sunday. Tickets cost €6 to €9. • Imsbach, Weisse Grube mine, guided tour in For more information and ticket reservations, English, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost is €4 for visit www.freilichtspiele-katzweiler.de. adults and €2 for children. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: For more information, visit • “Good People,” a play by Pulitzer Prize winbergbauerlebniswelt-imsbach.de. ner David Lindsay-Abaire, to July 5. Performances • Zweibrücken, Rosengarten, rose and garden are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. market, Saturday and Sunday. Sundays. • Dudenhofen (west of Speyer), asparagus fest, For more information, visit Saturday and Sunday. www.english-theatre.org. • Wachenheim/German Wine Street (near Bad Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: Dürkheim), castle and wine fest, today to Sunday • “Der kleine Prinz,” a ballet by Dominique and June 14 to 16. Dumais, based on the book by Antoine de Saint• St. Martin (north of Edenkoben), wine fest, Exupéry, 7:30 p.m. June 12. Saturday and Sunday. • “Die Vier Jahreszeiten,” The Four Seasons, • Germersheim (east of Landau), fortress fest, a dance with and by Robert Glumbek and Kevin today to Sunday. Fest features U.S. car meeting, O’Day, 8 p.. July 7. nostalgic carnival, wagon rides, arts and crafts For more information, visit market, live music, children’s activities, fest parade www.nationaltheatermannheim.de. (6 p.m. Saturday) and Sunday shopping (1 to 6 p.m.)

Miscellaneous

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Medieval market A medieval market takes place at Obermoschel’s castle, Moschellandsburg, from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The event features a knights’ camp, show fights, crafters, vendors, jugglers, musicians and fire shows. Obermoschel is the smallest town in the Pfalz and is located north of Rockenhausen (B420).

• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open to Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special events: Flower show, “Round - Square,” in flower hall, through June 23. Nostalgia exhibition and art forum in exhibition hall, through Oct. 31. Sunday: Church service, 11 a.m. in willow church. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Oct. 31. For more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and June 15. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. • Saarbrücken, Franz-Josef-Röder-Strasse, Saturday. • Worms, Garten-Center Dehner, Mainzer Strasse 55, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. • Mannheim-Sandhofen, real Markt, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.


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Introducing the KMC’s newest residents

Hailey Zoe Alvarado Texeira

Born at 6:49 p.m. May 11. Hailey was 7 pounds, 5.8 ounces and 20.7 inches long. Proud parents are Jossie Alvarado and Teycha Texeira from Puerto Rico. The family is stationed at Landstuhl.

Kathrynn Hannah McReynolds

Born at 4:43 a.m. May 5 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Kathrynn was 6 pounds, 9 ounces and 18.7 inches long. Proud parents are Nathan McReynolds from Stilwell, Okla., and Meggan McReynolds from Hennessey, Okla. Kathrynn also joins siblings Jaycee and Jett. The family is stationed at Einsiedlerhof Air Station.

Onida Barbra Johnson

Born at 10:52 p.m. March 23 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Onida was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and 20 inches long. Proud parents are Master Sgt. Michael and Beatrice Johnson. The Johnsons are stationed at Ramstein.

Isabella Maria Francesca Salomone

Born at 11:34 p.m. Feb. 27 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Addison was 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 21.5 inches long. Proud parents are David and Tiffany Reznick from Richmond, Va. The family is stationed at Landstuhl.

Makenna’Jo Arden Meyer

Born at 9:28 p.m. March 13 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Makenna’Jo was 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 19 inches long. The proud parent is Jena Meyer from Southern California. The family is stationed at Ramstein.

Born at 1:37 a.m. March 14 at St. Johannis Krankenhaus in Landstuhl. Isabella was 7 pounds and 19 inches long. Proud parents are Pasquale Salomone from Naples, Italy, and Andrea Barnes from Paw Paw, Mich. The family is stationed at Ramstein. 

Addison Kennedy Reznick

Christopher Spradling

Born at 12:14 p.m. April 24 in Bad Neustadt an der Saale. Christopher was 8 pounds, 2 ounces and 22 inches long. Proud parents are Marvin Spradling from Killeen, Texas, and Elizabeth Spradling from Terre Haute, Ind. He also joins big brothers Timothy and Julian. The Spradlings are stationed at Sembach.

































































































    

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Wounded warriors rehab through cycling Story and photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs

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t’s no secret that riding a bicycle is good practice. The Wounded Warrior Project has taken this idea and applied it to helping wounded warriors transition back to their duties or to the civilian world. Members of the Wounded Warrior Project were on Baumholder May 28 conducting a bicycle clinic for wounded warriors from the KMC. “We’re out here with hands-on fitting, for hand cycles, hump backs or upright bikes, really fitting the warrior to whatever their need may be,” said Meghan Speicher-Harris, Soldier Ride recruiter. Soldiers were fitted with bicycles based on their injuries or limitations in preparation for the annual Soldier Ride, which will be conducted Aug. 10 at the nearby Bostalsee. The Wounded Warrior Project conducts these rides annually throughout the U.S. One is also sponsored locally each year. The Soldier Ride is focused on cycling. “It’s a physical health and wellness retreat-type event,” Speicher-Harris said. “We’re riding about 25 miles per day. Last year, we had around 100 warriors and cadre participate. It’s really about getting on the bike and finding their new normal, using cycling as recovery, teaching them about physical health and wellness and just riding here in beautiful Germany.” Everyone is invited to ride and support the more than 100 warriors expected to participate. The

‘Take A Hike’

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Rock climbing

The Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program is offering a rock climbing course for children and youth, every Tuesday and Thursday from Tuesday to June 27 and Aug. 6 to 29 at Ramstein Outdoor Recreation inside the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. Lessons will be offered in 30-minute increments at 5, 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Classes cost $20. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122.

Football conditioning

The Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program is offering two football conditioning classes for children and youth in first to 12th grade. Classes take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17 to 21 at the Landstuhl track field and June 24 to 28 at the Sembach track field. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-

Wounded warriors have bicycles fitted to their specific needs during the Wounded Warrior Project bicycle clinic May 28 in Baumholder. The clinic was held in preparation for the annual Soldier Ride, scheduled for Aug. 10 at the Bostalsee.

Wounded Warrior Project is a non-profit organization. “We do not take any money from the government. Most of our funding comes from American citizens just giving their small donations. We do have some

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corporate sponsors as well, but like I said, most of it is from the kindness of our American citizens,” Speicher-Harris said. “We’re so thankful for the opportunity to be here to support the Wounded Warrior Project.”

Summer soccer camps

Registration for Child, Youth and School Services fall sports takes place until July 19. Sign your child or youth up for the various sports being offered, such as tackle football, cheerleading, soccer, jump rope and flag football. Register online at webtrac. mwr.army.mil. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

The Child, Youth and School Services SKIESUnlimited program will be running oneweek summer soccer camps from June 14 to Aug. 16 with professional soccer coaches. Camps are for children ages 3 to 18. Camps are held on Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl Post. Specific times and locations vary. Camps will be divided by age and skill level. Participants should pack a lunch, water and snacks each day. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

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Summer is the time for dancing, playing, learning and making new friends. What better way for our children and youth to do this than participate in the CYS Services Summer Dance Ballet Camp? Camp will focus on ballet technique improvement. Fun classes also include hip-hop, Broadway jazz, freestyle, modeling and hair care. Camp will be held from July 29 to Aug. 1. For more information about class divisions and prices or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Pilates classes take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays in Bldg. 3720 on Landstuhl. For more information on this class, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

Family Fitness

The Family Fitness class consists of circuit training for the whole family. Parents and children will get an all-over body workout in 60 minutes. This class takes place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Miesau Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. For more information and prices, call 481-3797 or 06372-842-3797.


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Now You See Me (R) — “Now You See Me” pits an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists. The Four Horsemen pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits to their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law. Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Isla Fisher.

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t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM4ZOBHPHVF(480-5753), Shabbat Evening Service, Friday, 7 p.m.

Middle School Youth Group, "Plugged-In" for Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern and Sembach meets on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. High School Youth Group, "The Rock" meets on Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. Dinner for Students and their Families, "Café" meets on Sundays from from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. For details and other events, call Anthony Amor at 0151-2411-2619 or visit www.kmcyouth.com.

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June 7, 2013 Available with GP Residences:Nice Ramstein house, close to base, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, bik, liv/din rm, fire place oven, patio, balcony, garage, €1,180. Large, nice Bruchmühlbach House, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, big bik, liv/din rm, storage, yard, large garage with storage area, @1,850. Great Bruchmühlbach House, 6 BR, 3 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, good size yard, storage, 2 garages, €1,680. Luxury Villa in Schönenberg, 5 BR, 3 baths, upscale bik, liv/din rm with fire place, family room, patio, beautiful yard, €3,500. Nice Bruchmühlbach House 5 BR, 3 bath, good bik, liv/din rm, balcony, family room, large yard, storage, €1,780. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131-878 or 06372-3211 or email: gpresidences@gmx.net.

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Beautiful houses for rent in various locations and rental prices. For example in Otterbach, Miesau and Niederkirchen. Reduced Finders´s Fee! For more information please contact us at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196. Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com. For more listings and details, please visit our website: www.gibillpay.com/ realestate Brand new freestanding house, RAB school, 270sqm., 5 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., floor-heating, yard, carport 2.000,00 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Brand new freestanding house, near RAB, 260sqm., 4bedrms., incl. dress. rm., incl., sepr. master baths., 3 baths., b.i.k., yard, garage, 2000,00 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Bruchmühlbach: 225sqm, 5 bed, 3.5 bath, BIK, laundry, storage, floor heating, small yard, garage, €1660+ut. Av. early June. KKA Immobilien, 0172/6855976 or melind akka@aol.com Bruchmühlbach-6km: Big and freest house with 280sqm, 5BR/ 2,5BA, fireplace, sunroom, bar in the basement, 2 car garage, very nice area € 2.100,- + util 06371/ 943313 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de Close to Landstuhl: beautiful appartment, 164 sqm, 3 bed, BIK, huge patio, ceramic tiled stove, double-garage, avail. July € 1.175,00 RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262, 01704116990 or 01706850060 Email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de Duplex in Wolfstein, 163 sqm, 3 bedr., big living-diningrm., built-inkit., laundryr., storage, sauna, attic, floor heat, garage (automatic garage door opener), carport, DSL, Sat TV. 1150 Euro + util. Call: 0157-84756263 061318869505 or mueller_natalya@ web.de Enkenbach-Alsenborn house 200sqm prefered living area excl fittings BIK 3BR attic garage garden roof terr €1390 Call: 015251914840 Eulenbis, big new house, 4 bdr., 2 full bath, 2 garages in house, 178 sqm., fenced yard, open fire place, 6 min. east gate Ramstein, avail. 24. 6. 13 rented by owner. Call Hanns 06374-1576 €1350 Hanns-Josef@t-online.de Eulenbis: 10 min to RAB, georgious view, huge house with 6 bed, 3 baths, BIK, garage € 1870,- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 01704116990 or 01706850060Email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de For single/couple, 5min to RAB duplex 142sqm 3BR liv/din rm w/ open firepl 1.5baths BIK basem carport €880 +utl 0176-10038829 Freestanding house near RAB Ramstein school ! 4BR, bik, 1,5 baths, winter-garden, large garden, garage, 1.150 € +util. avail. now, Steil Real Estate 06341960060 06341-960060 Freestanding house, 160sqm., 3 bedrms., b.i.k., 2 baths., office, basement, fenced yard, garage 1.250 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Freestanding house, in rab school, 10 Min. to RAB, 241sqm., 5 bedrms., +studio, b.i.k., 3 baths., floor-heating, basement, carport 1.850 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Freestanding house, Rab school, 240sqm., 4 bedrms., 3 baths., attic, garage, yard, 1.750 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 House 100sqm 4rms Bruchmühlbach Friedhof Str. 7, (ring Friedhofstr. 5 - LLs House) BIK bath garage €485 +util 06372-4563


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Glan-Münchweiler: Very brightly, newer Duplex with floor-heat, 180sqm, 4BR/2BA, nice yard, 2 car garage € 1.400,- + util 06371/ 943310 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de Hohenecken: very nice freestanding House, 371qm Living space, huge dining and living room, BIK, Pantry, 5BR/2,5 BA, Huge Studio with a fantastic view, Basement, Garage private Yard and much more. Rent 2600€ call Kryspina at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/ 41408880 or 0176/61265403 House Gerhardsbrunn 3BR 1.5baths, BIK liv/din rm open floor plan, 1stor+ 1utilrm lrg patio garage 158sqm 15min RAB/10min LRMC €1100 +util 06371-51744 or 0173-7634881 no dogs

Kaiserslautern American Newly renovated 3br 2.5 bath w/ garage & lrg fenced in backyard located only 7 mins from Sembach Kaserne. Newly upgraded bathrms & master suite. Floor heating throughout w/ large finished basement & sep.laundry & storagerms. BIK, Livingrm features a picture window & fire place & beautiful views of a tranquil garden w/ a small fountain pond & large walkout patio. American owner. Call Mr. Lindenau, 0162-2140810 to see. Prefer no pets. No commission. €1200p/mo plus utilities. No fee house, Schwedelbach, 180sqm., 4 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., yard, 2 carports, 1.280 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Otterbach: nice 3 bm duplex, 170sqm, garage, patio, private yard, E 1100, Immo T. 016096096498

Otterberg: brand new 280sqm House Hütschenhausen 110sqm house, 5 bm, open bik, low enernew renov 5min to RAB nice 3BR gy, nice yard, garage, E2160, Imlivrm w/sand stone wall mo T. 016096096498 1.5bathrm fire-pl basem garage Queidersbach, close to Landgarden small pets Ok €750 + utl stuhl and Vogelweh, 3bm duplex, 0170-9607477 garage, floor-heat, Patio, E980 Im-

House Mittelbrunn ca. 200sqm 3BR 2baths livrm dinrm BIK 2stor laundry 2balc garage w/ granny annex, €1180 +util Call: 0637112180 or 0162-6140398

Hütschenhausen: duplex, 4 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningm, open-fire-place, built-in-kit., yard, garage, 1.500,-- €+ util www.agraimmobilien.de 06371/57656 Large duplex in Morlautern, 5 br, BIK, 1 1/2 bath, small yard. 10 min to Vogelweh, 20 min to RAB. Avail July 1. Housing approved. Pets ok. €1500 0151-44335988 Luxury FSH: Erzenhausen, 270sqm, 3 bed, 3 bath, walk-in closet, studio loft, storage, garage, Av. June, €2025+ut. KKA Immobilien, 0172/6855976 or melind akka@aol.com Mackenbach: freestanding 3 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningm, builtin-kit., basement, yard, carport, 1.310,-- €+ util www.agra-immobili en.de 06371/57656 Mackenbach: House right next to East Gate: 124 sqm; 3 BR; 2 bathr; bik; huge living/dining area; Rent: 1.042€ + utilities; RE/MAX Real Estate Center Call Natalie Dees 0631-41408880 or 0176617 86914 Modern duplex half in Kusel, 200 m²,4 BR, 3 bathrooms, BIK, 1 pantry, living/dining room, studio, internet available, garage, fenced yard, patio, 2 balconies, pets negotiable, rent;1435.00 EUR, available 1.July 2013, for more info call:G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, 0160-1065196 or 06371465407, e-mail:ramstein@gibill pay.com €1445 Nice FSH 256 m² in K'Lautern Einsiedlerhof, 4 BR, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din, Storage, FamilyRoom in Basement w. fireplace, Yard, Garage, Pets neg., Rent: 1895 Euro + util., Avail: May 1, 2013. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com

mo T. 016096096498 Queidersbach: very nice freestanding House, 305qm Living space, big living and dining room with open fire Place, BIK, 7BR/3BA, Basement, Hobbyroom, 2 Garage, huge Terrace, Yard. Rent 2260€ call Kryspina at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/ 41408880 or 0176/61265403 Ramstein 5 mins: brand new never been lived in, 230sqm, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, studio loft, floor heating, Av. 1 Juli, €1650+ut. KKA Immobilien, 0172/6855976 or melindak ka@aol.com Ramstein Village: huge house in the center of Ramstein, 6 bed, 2 Baths, bik, small yard, garage, free now € 1.700,--+ util. RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262, 01704116990 or 01706850060 Email wolfgang.wiedmann@re max.de

Ramstein: Brand new freestanding 7 bedr., living-diningrm., 2 bath, built-in-kit., yard, double garage, 2.035,-- € + util www.agraimmobilien.de 06371-57656 Ramstein: Freest House in a nice quiet area, 4BR/1,5BA, big yard, garage, basement € 1.280,- + util 06371/943311 www.GermaWildImmobilien.de Ramstein: freestanding, 5 bedr., 2 bath living-diningrm, built-inkit., balkony, patio, yard, garage., 1.370,-- + util www.agra-immobili en.de 06371-57656 Ramstein-Miesenbach: 4-5 bedr., 3 bath, living-dingrm., built-in-kit., . garage, basement, yard, 1.390,-- € + util www.agraimmobilien.de 06371-57656 Ramstein-Miesenbach:Nice house with yard, 4BR/2BA, basement € 870,- + util 06371/943311 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Schwedelbach. Freestanding house available 22. Jun. 5 bedr, 3 bathr, living dining w open fireplace, kitchen large carport € 1.380,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262, 01704116990 or 01706850060 Email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de Schwedelbach: nice freestanding house, 4bedr., 1.5bath, livr, bik, storage, balcony €900+ util. Roth Immobilien 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Spesbach, Langgewanne 12a, 1Fam House, built 2001, 240sqm, 6Rms, BIK, 2bath, firepl. stor, garage, lrg studio & property 1805€ +util, 06386-7871 Spesbach, new house, 5BR, 2baths, nice bik, studio, 3 balconies, terrace, garage, 2 parking spaces, yard, no pets, avail Jun 18, €1790+util. Please call 0637151528 Spesbach: townhouse 4 bedr., 1 ½ bath, living-diningrm., patio, balcony, yard, 1.150,--€ + util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/ 57656 Weilerbach - Erzenhausen. Exclusive duplex 245qm, 4bedr., livr., bik, dining room, 2bath, studio, floor heating, yard, €1550+util. Roth Immobilien 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606

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June 7, 2013 I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris) Lace dress, eggshell/offwhite, size 6, never worn. For wedding/ prom/summer night out. $50; 017622987498 or isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Pic on www.classworld.eu does not do justice. Beautiful dress. Lots of fashion jewerly for sale, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, from €1 to €5, see class world for pictures, 017622987498

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June 7, 2013 - Kaiserslautern American  

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June 7, 2013 - Kaiserslautern American  

Kaiserslautern American - news for the US military community at Ramstein, Kaiserslautern, Sembach, Landstuhl and Baumholder.