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HAVE YOU READ YOUR KA TODAY?

April 20, 2012

Volume 36, number 16

Earth Day 2012 by Amanda Mehrtens 86th Civil Engineer Squadron During the month of April, more than 1 billion people in 192 countries worldwide will commemorate “Earth Day,” including our host nation, Germany. “Earth Day” was first celebrated in the United States more than 40 years ago. Today, environmental stewardship and understanding the importance of recycling, waste reduction and energy conservation remain critically important. This year, the Air Force will celebrate Earth Day today. In fact, the Air Force has launched a comprehensive program to reduce energy and water consumption with yearly goals while increasing installation sustainability. Meeting these goals is reliant on the behavior of each person living and working on Kaiserslautern Military Community installations and within the local area — this means YOU! In order to support this year’s Earth Day theme of “Conserve Today — Secure Tomorrow,” start with small steps, like changing your conventional light bulbs to energy saving bulbs. These more efficient bulbs use 80 percent See EARTH, Page 5 For an Earth Day project, second graders from Ramstein Elementary School collected their own trash for a week to see what they throw away the most. From this they learned that they could become better recyclers because most of the trash was packaging or food they didn’t finish.

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Wingmen carry through course Security forces Airmen Staff Sgt. Jonathan Smith (left), squad leader, Staff Sgt. Pedro Palmer (being carried) and Staff Sgt. Tristan Nunn execute procedures for a close ambush reaction scenario during a Ranger Assessment and Selection Course April 12 at Ledward Barracks, Schweinfurt, Germany. Day four of training, Rangers rally, assess the battlefield and complete troop maneuver exercises. The 14-day training hosted by the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing prepares and instills leadership and survival skills vital to complete the 61-day U.S. Army Ranger Course.

Lawn mower safety:

• Never mow when the grass is wet. • Always keep feet from beneath the mower. • Never leave a mower unattended with the engine operating.

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Continuous Improvement by Lt. Col. Matt Wehner 37th Airlift Squadron We’ve all been there before. You are the new recruit or a veteran service member who is reporting for duty at a new location. As you begin to get accustomed to the way your unit does things, at some point, be it right away or a short time later, you see a process or practice that can be done in a more effective manner. It isn’t that the flight or section is broken and leadership, whether that is the flight chief, squadron commander, the group, wing, or major command isn’t asking that anything be done — but you know that the standard operating procedure could be better. Do you at this point settle for the status quo and assimilate yourself into the current way of doing business, or do you become an agent of positive change? As you contemplate an answer, consider for

a minute the current Air Force environment. At this very moment our senior leadership is making some difficult decisions, including further force reductions. As this all unfolds, I’ve tried to pay attention to the Air Force message as we try to maintain the premier air force in the world in the face of difficult fiscal constraints. A few of the messages I’d like to expound on briefly are the need for leadership at every level of the chain of command and the need for continuous improvement. Just what does it mean to have leadership at every level of the chain of command? Does it mean you have to lead those who work for you? Most certainly and no doubt that will be beneficial, but in my opinion, it is more than that. Each Airman must lead up and down as well as across the chain of command. Take charge of your folks, yes, but back to our original example — be an agent of positive change

and take the process in your flight or section by the horns without being asked. In this manner, you are effectively leading up — as your unit benefits, and across — as your peers see you in action. We are the world’s premier air and space force. How do we stay there? In sports, how many repeat champions are out there? In business, how many companies have seen success only to be overcome by a competitor who took a product or idea to the next level? The order is a tall one for you and I today, and force reductions and budget cutbacks don’t make things any easier. Again, I go back to our original example. No matter your rank or experience level or how long you’ve been in your unit or the Air Force, by never settling for the status quo, by taking that process or practice and making it your own, by improving it, we all benefit and the U.S. Air Force maintains its esteemed position.

Commentary

Motorcycle safety: My four rules to riding Safety commentary by Tech. Sgt. Raul Sauceda 86th Airlift Wing Safety Recently, some friends of mine and I were sitting around at a motorcycle rest stop in Johanniskreuz after an afternoon of riding our bikes. The majority of us being experienced riders and all of us being Motorcycle Safety Foundation Rider Coaches, we eventually began to talk about safety, new riders and mishaps. What could we do, if anything, to help prevent mishaps and protect our riders? In the end the suggestions were varied, but we finally came up with a list of four things we want to tell each rider every time they get ready to ride. The number one thing we all agreed on was “ATGATT” or “all the gear all the time.” What

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does this mean? It means wearing every bit of protective gear possible, i.e. full face helmet, motorcycle gloves, riding boots, leather or textile riding jacket and pants with protective padding. I think it’s safe to say that there isn’t a military member that would go to the battle zone without their weapon and body armor. Why take your chances on the road without wearing all the gear you can? Wearing the proper gear can make the difference between spending days in the hospital having your road rash tended to by medical personnel or simply picking your bike up dusting yourself off and learning from your mistakes. The second thing we discussed was to get all the training you can. The 86th Airlift Wing offers the MSF Basic Riders course and Basic Riders Course 2 free of charge.

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Why not take advantage of the opportunity and hone your skill set before you ride on the streets? The closed-course nature of class allows you to learn and perfect those basic fundamental skills that you will need to safely operate a motorcycle. Stopping in a curve, negotiating curves, evasive maneuvering and learning to stop quickly are skills that could save your life or prevent injury. All of these skills, and more, are taught in the MSF courses. The third most important thing we all agreed on was to always ride aware. Riding a motorcycle is nothing like

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Third Air Force commander visits 86th Airlift Wing by Staff Sgt. Travis Edwards 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Lt. Gen. Craig A. Franklin, 3rd Air Force commander, visited the Airmen of the 86th Airlift Wing April 11 to see firsthand how they keep the base operationally ready. The visit gave Franklin and his wife Julie, the opportunity to see how the Airmen of the 86th AW work together to support the European and African theater of operations and build strong bonds with partners throughout Europe. This marked the first official visit since the general assumed command March 30. “Thanks to the 86th for hosting me today. I learned what you do for the entire mission, not only at Ramstein, but across NATO, the United States Air Forces in Europe and the joint coalition partners in the Kaiserslautern Military Community,” said Franklin. “It’s a great team and I appreciate the work of our Airmen who are mak-

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gear, is the car behind me stopping and do I have an out in case they don’t stop — are all questions that need to be asked and answered within seconds. There is no time to zone out, become complacent, or let your guard down. A rider should always drive defensively and always ride like the other vehicles on the road don’t see you. Lastly we came to the most personal recommendation of all, which is to tell each rider to ride responsibly and ride not just for themselves but everyone. Prior to enlisting in the military, I worked as a police officer for a city on the outskirts of Houston. In the ten years as a patrol officer, traffic investigator and patrol sergeant, I saw hundreds of accidents, some ranging from minor fender benders to multiple vehicle fatalities. No words can express how hard it is to notify a family member that their loved one has passed away. What makes these tragedies worse is that some of them could have been avoided.

ing the mission happen every day.” Mrs. Franklin received a separate, more in-depth look at programs available to family members and young Airmen of the KMC. Mrs. Franklin’s visit included Club 7 and the Airmen and Family Readiness Center. “I’m enjoying it all; the CASF, Club 7 and the flightline,” said Mrs. Franklin. “Seeing the versatility of the wing has been great, I’ve met so many incredible Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing.” Franklin was accompanied by the 86th AW commander, Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde, during his visit. “I am proud to showcase the Airmen who execute our mission of combat airlift and operate the Air Force’s premier installation,” said Hyde. Our Airmen are outstanding and it’s great when we get to show off their abilities while integrating and supporting key capabilities such as global aeromedical evacuation.”

Photo by Airman 1st Class Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin, 3rd Air Force commander, is briefed on the specifics of the Maintenance Squadron by Tech. Sgt. Ramiro Gonzalez, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron April 11 on Ramstein. This visit gave Franklin the opportunity to see firsthand the various capabilities each unit brings to the fight. The immersion marked the first official visit since he assumed command March 30.

The decisions you make and actions you take while riding a motorcycle not only affect you but all of those around you. Think of your family at home, your loved ones in the states, your friends and your co-workers. Think of them next time you consider riding impaired or decide to ride faster than the conditions or your skills warrant. In the end, we all know that riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous and we accept that as part of the experience. Just remember that you are irreplaceable and your family and your Air Force need you around. Ride safe and ride smart.

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Reported Larcenies 10 April » Kaiserslautern: One Kevlar vest, one Kevlar helmet, one

interceptor vest and one iPhone 3G (NFI).

APRIL 10

6:13 a.m.: Theft from a secured motor vehicle occurred in Kaiserslautern. Items were reported stolen. 6:45 p.m.: Theft from a secured motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern. Items were reported stolen.

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vehicle, caused a major traffic accident under the influence of alcohol, destroyed a traffic light and fled the scene in Kaiserslautern. Both Polizei and security forces responded due to information provided by witnesses.

APRIL 14

12:27 p.m.: Theft from an unsecured vehicle was reported in Otterbach.

12:45 a.m.: A DUI was reported near ROB. Polizei stopped a civilian for a routine traffic stop and upon contact, detected a strong odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath.

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8:47 a.m.: Three different major traffic accidents were reported near Panzer Kaserne and Seigelbach where individuals involved were following too close during a stau.

APRIL 13:

5 a.m.: An Army sergeant stole a motor

3:19 p.m.: A refund fraud and shoplifting were reported at the KMCC. 3:10 a.m.: A DUI was reported in Kaiserslautern. Investigation revealed Polizei observed the driver operating his vehicle in an erratic manner. Polizei stopped the operator and upon contact, detected an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage emitting from their breath.

Baby Oral Care Class, Dental Exam

Aurora R. Alva, a DMD board certified pediatric dentist at the Pulaski Dental Clinic, is holding a Baby Oral Care Class and Dental Exam at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Pulaski Dental Clinic to promote early oral health prevention. To sign up for the class and exam or for more information, call 493-4446.

BOSS car safety day

Just in time for spring break road trips, Pulaski Auto Skills is hosting a vehicle safety event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today in Bldg. 2859 on Pulaski Barracks. During this time, get a free spring safety check. For more information, call 489-6162 or 0631-536-6162.

Take Note

Estate claims

» Anyone having any claims or obligations to the estate of Staff Sgt. Ross Bielski, 86th communications Squadron, should contact summary court officer Capt. Jason Abshire at 480-9787. » Anyone having claims or obligations to the estate of Airman 1st Class Nathan Smith, 435th Construction Training Squadron, should contact the Summary Court Officer, Capt. Aaron Schmidt at 480-7207.

FOD checks

A foreign object damage checkpoint study will occur at Mitchell Avenue, adjacent to Ramp 3, until May 31. Operators of construction type vehicles must stop and conduct a roll-over FOD check, removing all debris from tires and securing any loose objects prior to crossing the taxiway. All other vehicles

14 April » Otterbach: One black Phillips DVD player, one black and

white Coach purse, one black iPod touch 8 GB, one black iPhone 16 GB, one pink Nokia phone, one Mississippi-state drivers license, one USAREUR Driver’s Certificate, one Community bank debit card, one USAA debit card, ten Euro and ten U.S. dollars. 8 April » Ramstein (KMCC): Ten Polo shirts.

AIRMEN AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING STATISTICS April 13 33 volunteers, 8 calls, 19 lives potentially saved. April 14 21 volunteers, 19 calls, 34 lives potentially saved.

are exempt from accomplishing a FOD check.

Motorcycle Safety Day

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command hosts a Motorcycle Safety Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Kapaun Air Station in Kaiserslautern. Riders can have their motorcycles inspected and their equipment and riding apparel checked before they complete a motorcycle proficiency course, then conduct an approximate 92-kilometer mentorship ride from Kapaun to Alsenz and returning to Kapaun. Food and refreshments will be served courtesy of the KMC Sergeants Major Association for a small fee. For more information or to sign up, contact the 21st TSC safety office at 484-8446.

17th AF inactivates

Those attending the 17th Air Force’s inactivation ceremony today are advised that parking near Hangar 3 is limited. Shuttle buses will run from the Northside Chapel parking lot beginning at 9 a.m. The ceremony begins at 10. Attendees are asked to be in place by 9:45 a.m. For more information, visit the 17th Air Force Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ airforcesafrica.

Gate closure

Due to construction at DLA Disposition Services Kaiserslautern, the main entrance will be closed until April 30. During this construction period, Gate 2 will be open to traffic. Gate 2 is the first gate on the right side of Ludwigshafener Strasse after exiting A6

at the East exit. For questions or for more information, call DLA Disposition Services Kaiserslautern at 483-8162 or e-mail charles. vonk@dla.mil.

Survey for off-base residents

The annual Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Recurring Maintenance Survey is active until April 30. The purpose of this survey is to update Germany’s OHA utility allowance, ensuring valid rates are paid. This is your opportunity to have your current utility/recurring maintenance costs included in the updated allowances. To take the survey, go to www.defensetravel. dod.mil/site/aprutil.cfm before close of business April 30.

Street Smart

Street Smart presentations on prevention and education will be 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 30 at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Each S.A.F.E. presentation is one hour long.

Correction

In the April 13 edition of the Kaiserslautern American, in a story on the front page titled “Deployed pilot runs for charity,” it was incorrectly stated that the pilot, Tyler Streit, is deployed from the 76th Airlift Squadron on Ramstein. In fact, Streit is a C-130J pilot deployed from the 37th Airlift Squadron.

Early closure

Due to an official function April 27, Ramstein North Side, South Side & Kapaun post offices will close at 4 p.m.


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Kaiserslautern American EARTH, from Page 1

less energy and can last 10 times longer. These bulbs pay for themselves in savings within one year, saving money and reducing carbon emissions produced by electrical companies each year over their 10 life expectancy. Look around your office or place of work. If you notice incandescent bulbs still in place, talk to the facility manager. The self-help store offers these to your unit for free. If you are a resident on base, you can also get these bulbs for free at your U-Fix-It store. On base, you can save at no cost if you are aware of your resources! Try unplugging your electronic devices from the wall or connecting them to a power strip with an off button instead of leaving them on standby; these items still draw power even when turned off. Washing your clothes at a lower temperature with modern detergents reduces energy use and still gets the job done. Beyond utilities, there are other ways to save. Think about all of the “stuff” we have. Where does it all come from? Where does it go when we are done with it? Imagine this: the production of a small cell phone weighing only 1/4 pound consumes 165 pounds of resources. In addition, under the shiny plastic exterior are parts that contain heavy metals which, if not disposed of correctly, can have a devastating impact to the environment. We don’t have to give up our lifestyles in order to commit to acts of green; we only need to make smarter decisions. Before we buy new items, we should first ask ourselves if we really need them or if there is a way we can reuse or refurbish something old. When you find you must buy new, are you willing to purchase products from many of the reputable companies who utilize sustainable practices whenever possible? There is a hugely popular movement toward “sustainable consumerism,” which is purchasing goods produced with the minimum amount of resource consumption. Not only does this concept apply to things like electronics, toys and textiles; sustainable consumerism can be applied to our food sources as well. Large supermarkets often provide goods that are grown thousands of miles away, sometimes in a location that requires extensive irrigation. Usually, various chemicals are applied to increase the production and shelf life of the food as it is transported long distances to a store which in turn consumes large amounts of electricity before it reaches the consumer. Conversely, the food at an organic or local farmers’ market is grown with fewer or no chemicals to be sold in the local area. Farmers’ markets provide the freshest seasonal produce which is better for our health with less environmental impact. Did you know that many nearby cities, including Kaiserslautern, hold regular farmers’ markets? During Earth Day 2012, think about all the little things you can do that will save money at home and at work, protect the environment, and help your family to focus on sustainability. More tips on reducing your ecological footprint can be obtained at 86th Civil Engineer Squadron, Asset Management Flight, 06371-47-7712. Please check the memorandum on Earth Day 2012 by Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, and James A. Roy, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, on the Air Force Portal.

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Off-duty doctor comes to aid of German woman by Chuck Roberts Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs Donald Bittner has been a doctor since 1981, but the Navy captain had never practiced medicine like he did March 26 while driving to a local restaurant with his wife. They were passing through the village of Bann when they noticed several people crowded around a man performing CPR to an elderly woman beside the road. When he approached the scene and announced he was a physician, the daughter told him the woman was her mother and had collapsed only a few minutes prior. Bittner quickly assessed the woman who was not breathing, had no pulse and had turned blue. After succeeding in opening an airway blocked by her dentures, Bittner performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and assumed control of CPR procedures with the help of the initial responder who assisted when he became fatigued from the continued effort. After about 25 minutes an ambulance arrived and they were able to assess she was in ventricular fibrillation, which is when a weakened heart flutters or quivers and is unable to pump blood. However, the defibrillator in the ambulance was inoperable to

apply the needed electrical shock to restore the heart. Bittner continued CPR until a second ambulance arrived and the defibrillator was successfully applied to initiate a heartbeat, a pulse and resume breathing on her own. The patient was taken to nearby St. Johannis Krankenhaus where the Bittners visited about an hour later and met the emergency room doctor who said the patient was in stable condition but had transferred to Westpfalz Klinikum in Kaiserslautern for further care. It was there that Dr. Bittner met with the family and received a tearful, grateful hug from the daughter. He said they were the ones he was thinking of as he performed CPR and his wife Leticia held the IV bag above. “My concern was for the family,” said Bittner. “I saw my own self in that situation, and the feeling of helplessness the family must have felt in being there. It really made me feel bad for them that they had to witness that.” Although Bittner said he has performed CPR a few times during his career, to include reviving a patient in the operating room who had gone into cardiac arrest, it was the first time while off duty. “In a hospital you have that sterile setting. When you’re outside the hospital it’s a whole different thing. It’s not sterile anymore.

Navy Captain (Dr.) Donald Bittner

You become actually involved with the family, so the whole emotional experience is completely different.” The timing of the incident, said Bittner, proved interesting. Just four days prior he completed a basic life support refresher class that included new procedures he applied on the scene. The events also happened soon before his scheduled departure from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center where he is serving a one-year rotation as deputy director for Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit 12 supporting the wartime effort in treating Wounded Warriors. “For me it was a culmination of my time here because I felt so good to be able to give something back to the German community that has been so nice to me,” said Bittner.


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April 20, 2012

MetLife starts providing dental care Effective May 1, MetLife will begin providing dental coverage to more than two million family members of uniformed service active duty personnel, members of the Selected Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve, their eligible family members and survivors. Note that the change to MetLife is for the TDP program only. United Concordia Companies, Inc. will continue to administer the Active Duty Dental Program and the Delta Dental Plan of California will continue to administer the program for retired service members and their families. Changes under MetLife including benefits and enhancements to the TDP include: • Lowered premiums, one family member — $10.30/per month; families — $30.89/per month. • Yearly (annual) maximum ben-

efit raised from $1,200 to $1,300. • Lifetime orthodontic maximum benefit raised from $1,500 to $1,750. • Additional $1,200 annual maximum benefit for services related to dental accident treatment. • Three cleanings per year for pregnant or diabetic patients. • Coverage of posterior resin (white) fillings. • No cost shares for scaling and planing (deep cleaning) for diabetic patients when visiting an in-network dentist. • Non-Availability Referral Forms will not be required for implants, only orthodontic treatment. • Listings of TRICARE OCONUS Preferred Dentists maintained at MetLife web site (www.metdental. com). To obtain service assistance, transition information, or to locate a dentist, visit MetLife at https:// mybenefits.metlife.com/tricare or

www.facebook.com/MetLifeTDP. In addition, the MetLife customer service call centers are available to assist TDP members with questions, concerns or issues related to billing, enrollment/disenrollment, claims and general inquiries related to TDP program. MetLife OCONUS Customer Service is accessed by calling the AT&T Operator in your country and then dialing 1-855638-8372. Claims can be sent in by regular mail (PO Box 14182, Lexington, KY 40512), fax to 001855-763-1334, or you can scan/ email to OCONUSDentalClaims@ metlife.com. Questions or issues regarding claims for dates of service prior to May 1, should still be directed to the current insurance carrier. Orthodontic treatment will still require a Non-Availability and Referral Form that will be issued to the doctor and/or the patient follow-

ing a review of the orthodontic treatment plan by the TRICARE Area Office Dental Consultant. After the case is reviewed and the NARF is sent to the family/dentist, orthodontic treatment may begin (and the braces will be placed). As soon as the braces are placed, the orthodontic claim should be filed by sending MetLife the following: • The completed NARF • The completed Claim Form (orthodontic banding date should be included on the claim form) • The provider’s bill for the total cost of care, and for the orthodontic exam. Within 3 to 4 weeks, MetLife will send a check for the appropriate amount to the orthodontist. The sponsor and the dentist should establish a workable payment program. (Courtesy Squadron)

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Team Fisher House participates in Strongman Run by Laura Darden Landstuhl Fisher House

team are Tech. Sgt. Will Baine, Staff Sgt. Carlos “Q” Quintanilla, Senior Airman Francisco “Paco” Hurtado, and Staff Sgt. Jeremy Patenaude. Four Airmen stationed at Ramstein are chal“This is the first time any of these Airmen have lenging themselves by participating in the attempted anything like this, so it is definitely a Fisherman’s Friend Strongman Run 2012 — “The personal challenge for them all,” said Baine, 86th Strongest Race of All Time.” This event takes Communications Squadron, Defense Red Switch place May 5 at the world famous Nürburgring in Network Shop. Nürburg, Germany. The race consists of a 20-kilometer run with The team members of the Fisher House Rocks extreme obstacles to conquer almost every kilometer of the way. They will be climbing various altitudes, diving into cold water, and wading through deep mud holes, all to benefit the Landstuhl Fisher House. “Not content to just compete in the run, we decided to use this event to draw attention to a well-deserving organization that supports our military members,” said Tech. Sgt. Will Baine. Hotel “Therefore we have chosen to champiMay 15, 2012 on Fisher House Landstuhl. Our goal is to raise as much money as we can to donate to this important cause.” In addition to training for this extreme event and raising awareness for the Fisher House, team leader Baine is a new father; his wife gave birth to their firstborn son March 2. The team has created a website about the event that includes biographies of the team members, a blog about how their training is coming along, and even a PayPal link to Donnersberger Str. 7 Phone: Fax: donate funds in support of Landstuhl 67814 Dannenfels 06357/9736-0 06357/9736-36 Fisher Houses. To find out more

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about the team, the event, or donating, check out Fisherhouserocks.com. The cause the team has chosen to support, the Landstuhl Fisher House, provides a home away from home for families and patients receiving medical care at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Families served are from the U.S. European Command, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Africa Command and the 72 embassies in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. “As of today, we are proud to have supported more than 10,000 families of which more than 2,500 have come from Operation Enduring Freedom (or Operation New Dawn). We are also proud to say we have assisted 27 coalition countries in their families’ time of need,” said Vivian Wilson, Director, Landstuhl Fisher Houses. Given as a gift from the Fisher House Foundation, the houses are owned, operated and maintained by the Department of the Army, under the Army Fisher House Program. The Landstuhl Fisher Houses depend greatly on the charitable donations and volunteer hours of individuals and organizations for day-to-day operations, projects and events. It is because of amazing individuals like these four Airmen that the Fisher House is able to provide the wonderful support to our military families during their time of need. For more information on the Landstuhl Fisher Houses or the Fisher House Rocks Team, go to the following websites: www.fisherhouselandstuhl.org or Fisherhouserocks.com


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AF Assistance Fund comforts Airmen by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Air Force Aide Society provides financial relief to Airmen by providing money in times of emergencies. For some Airmen, like Senior Master Sgt. Mike Keeler, superintendent of the plans and programs division, 86th Security Forces Squadron, money is requested for unexpected and adverse circumstances. “I was in San Antonio from 2003 to 2004, as an instructor at the security forces schoolhouse,” said Keeler. “My wife and I were excited to be on a controlled tour, because we wanted to start a family. “When she had our son, it was the first of September,” he said. “After three days, Connor was good enough to be brought home on the afternoon of the fourth. We had a few people over for a barbeque, and to showed our son off, everything was going well.” But that night, things changed for the Keeler family. “I was up until four in the morning, staying with my son in his room, sitting on the rocking chair where he fell asleep on my chest,” said Keeler. “I was talking to him doing the dad thing. I laid him down between four or five, then went to my room to go to sleep. “An hour and 45 minutes later my wife woke me up,” said Keeler. “I walked into his room at around six to pick him up for feeding. That’s where I found him.” Even with all of his experience as a security forces Airman, Keeler wasn’t ready for what he saw next. “He was just laying there when I walked into his room,” said Keeler. “I’ve responded to a lot of deceased calls, but it’s different when it’s your child. “I immediately started CPR but I knew in my heart, that he was gone,” he said. “My wife knew something was wrong because I screamed out ‘call 911.’” Chaos ensued, his wife and her sister were crying and screaming as the ambulance transported Connor to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. “We ended up leaving the hospital just after 2 p.m.,” said Keeler. “My wife just didn’t want to leave him. That was a very difficult time.” This is where he said his memory became hazy, because of a lack of knowing what to do. “The next day my wife and I met with the shirt who directed me to the Air Force Aide Society to figure out how to transport Connor,” he said. “I sat down with the AFAS representative, Judy, who was a huge help,” Keeler said. “She ended up planning everything from getting us tickets home, to contacting a mortuary, to making sure the airline would allow us to fly on the same plane. “She did so much for me and my wife, but in that short period of time, I never got her last name,” said Keeler. “She continued asking what I might need and even though I was never sure, she kept providing.” The help received from the AFAF has driven Keeler to take a bigger part in the yearly campaign. “Since then, I’ve always made sure I’ve been a part of the campaign whenever I had the chance to,” said Keeler. “I try to ensure that our folks know that donating money is a selfless act. It’s special how we can take pride in helping fellow Airmen.” Reaching out to as many Airmen as possible is an important task for Keeler.

“This year, I was selected as our group representative,” he said. “I ensure that my troops know how important this is, it’s a program that only helps Airmen. This covers many different situations, not just those like mine. “I know that I’ll continue donating into my retirement. That’s how important this has become to me.” Not everyone runs into someone like Judy whenever they’re going through a hard time, but there is always someone to go to. “My biggest piece of advice is seek someone out,” said Keeler. “Seek someone to talk to, for me it was Judy from the aide society, but you can go to chaplains, supervisors, or first sergeants. “Nobody will ever understand the pain you’re going through, or the thoughts in your mind,” he said. “However, they will help you turn those negative thoughts into positive ones to help you get through whatever problems you may have.” For Keeler, this story was something normally

kept between him and close friends, but he hopes sharing it will help others going through similar issues. “I had to ask my wife, if she was okay with me sharing our story at the Air Force Assitance Fund kick-off breakfast,” he said. “That was the seventh time I had told our story to anyone, previously it was just to close friends. But I know if telling my story will help at least one person, and I have someone in mind, it will ease their suffering.”

If interested in donating, talk to your unit’s Air Force Assistance Fund point of contact. AFAF will hold a lunch & bowl noon to 3 p.m. April 27 at the Ramstein Bowling Center. The price is $15 for three games, shoes, with a hotdog and drink. The tournament is open to all military, civilians and dependents.


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SARC raises sexual assault awareness Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Photo by Spc. Glenn M. Anderson

Soldiers from the 406th Human Resources Company, 7th Civil Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, register Brig. Gen. Cesare Marinelli, a member of the Italian Military during Unified Endeavour at Grafenwoehr, March 16.

Army Reserve units participate in Unified Endeavor by Spc. Glenn M. Anderson 221st Public Affairs Detachment GRAFENWOHR, Germany — Army Reserve Soldiers with the 406th Human Resources Company, 7th Civil Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, along with members of the 1172nd Movement Control Team, participate in Unified Endeavour March 16 here. Unified Endeavour is a joint exercise involving more than 2,000 personnel from the Army, Air Force, and military personnel from Germany, Belgium, Canada, Spain, England and current ISAF Soldiers who were flown in from Afghanistan to participate in the event. The 406th HRC conducts realworld support for all UE participants to include registration of incoming personnel, administrative duties as well as providing supplies and sleeping quarters. “This is great training for all members of our unit,” said Sgt. 1st Class Mathew Smith, the non-commissioned officer in charge of operations for the 406th HRC. “It really doesn’t get more real than it does here especially with all the different countries participating in this event.” “In the military we train and train and then train some more, so this event will put all our training to the test and I can see where our strengths lie and where we might need to make improvements,” said Smith. As the main event of admitting participants kicked off on March 16, the building that the 406th occupied filled to capacity in a matter of minutes. “I am extremely happy that the entire unit gets to come together as a human resources company,” said

Staff Sgt. Michelle Smith, the supply and logistics NCOIC for the 406th HRC. We get to finally work as a tight knit family unit.” Although there was only a limited amount of time to process incoming personnel, Soldiers of the 406th HRC remained in high spirits. “We have some very motivated and hard working Soldiers here,” said 1st Sgt. Yolanda Meekie, the first sergeant of the 406th HRC. “This is the first unit mission that all of us have been on ground at one time functioning as a team or unit, and the Soldiers are doing an amazing job.” As a bus pulled up to the staging area with more than 80 military members from different countries, the 406th HRC was ready and prepared to handle the large influx of personnel. “It’s challenging and actually something I have never done before, but I think that it is going very smoothly,” said Spc. Douglas K. Piper, a human resources specialist in charge of billeting with the 406th HRC. “We receive forecasts of what to expect, but those forecasts aren’t always correct so we always have to remain vigilant and on our toes.” “I love what I am doing here and have the opportunity to help others prepare for their mission. It gives me a real sense of camaraderie working with my peers,” said Piper. “I love the support that I receive from this unit. They have been really awesome, and the leadership is second to none.” As personnel arrived and departed the area of operation, the 406th HRC remained in good spirits and could be heard laughing and talking amongst themselves during an occasional small break between incoming units.

With Sexual Assault Awareness Month coming to a close, there are key points the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator would like the Kaiserslautern Military Community members to remember. “Sexual assault happens all too often in preventable situations. Bystanders and wingmen need to stay vigilant and think about what they would want someone else to do for them or a loved one,” said Capt. Scott A. Simoneaux, KMC SARC. “The Sexual Assault Awareness Month is to get people talking about it, and open their eyes to how serious of a problem sexual assault is.” With more than 50 reported cases of sexual assault over the past two years in the KMC area and seven cases this year already, service and family members need to realize it affects not only those directly involved but co-workers and family as well, said Simoneaux. Sexual assault awareness also ties into the four pillars of resiliency: physical, mental, social and spiritual. “Sexual assault can affect all pillars,” said Senior Airman Michelle DeMers, a victim advocate for the SARC. The physical effects may be irreversible, such as unwanted pregnancy, risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease or infection, possible sterilization or injury. Mentally, it can affect the victim’s ability to focus at work and at home. Possible post-traumatic stress can develop, which affects positive and negative behavior and the way the person performs their duties. Socially, sexual assault can change the group dynamic in and outside of the work place. The victim may find maintaining or building a healthy social life to be difficult and may end up isolating themselves, leading to confusion, turmoil and workplace hardship, said DeMers. Spiritually, it can make a person doubt what they believe and creates mistrust in the people around them. “Being sexually assaulted can have devastating results for the victim and each person will deal with it differently. There is no standard method for healing. The victim should not be judged or criticized harshly for the way they handle their situation,” said DeMers. “They need people who are there to talk and give support through the healing process.” As events continue through April, the SARC stresses that sexual assault awareness is not limited to one month. “We should be raising awareness all year and speaking up for past victims and stepping in to prevent possible future victims,” said DeMers. “The people involved may never thank you for it, but sometimes doing what’s right doesn’t need a thank you.”


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21st TSC helps train multinational forces by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor 21st TSC Public Affairs GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — More than 50 Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, participated in exercise Unified Endeavor here, March 18 to April 6. The 21st TSC Soldiers assisted in providing training to multinational forces in preparation for their roles in overseas contingency operations. Unified Endeavor is a semi-annual series of exercises that was developed in 1995 as a way to train commanders with new, computer simulation technology. The exercise is a three-phase program that culminates with a simulation driven computer-aided exercise. The phases consist of academic training (how to develop a plan), development of the operations plan and execution of the operations order. UE brought more than 1,900 multinational Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, government civilians and

contractors from 27 countries together at eight different locations spanning across the globe to participate in or to support the multi-tiered command and control exercise. This year, all the major headquarter structures expected to deploy in support of overseas contingency operations took part in the training at the same time to allow the unprecedented ability to weave exercise scenarios throughout national and international leadership. The computer-based training during the exercise included hundreds of scenarios based on situations that Soldiers may face while deployed. “The training is to help them see the problems that they are going to encounter during their deployment, so they can prepare and have ideas of how they would handle those problems,” said Lt. Col. John Looney, the 21st TSC’s training and exercise chief and Atlanta native. “It is also basic staff training so that there is interaction between staff sections so that they can

by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor

Sgt. 1st Class Raymond M. Jones, the senior supply sergeant for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and an Atlantic City, N.J., native, works on a joint exercise management module scenario at the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan tactical operations center during exercise Unified Endeavor on Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 1.

by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor

Spc. Jamale Goode (left), a native of Richmond, Va., and Spc. Brandon Cordova from Haswell, Colo., both cable systems installer and repair specialists for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, check secure internet protocol router lines for breaks during exercise Unified Endeavor on Camp Aachen, in Grafenwoehr, Germany March 30.

understand and talk to each other and share information as opposed to all just working individually.” The primary training unit supported by the 21st TSC contingent was the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, located at Fort Stewart, Ga. During the exercise the 21st TSC acted as their higher command referred to as the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, in addition to supporting other training events with units from the ISAF Joint Command. “The 21st’s role went extremely well,” said Looney. “We conducted one train up prior to the event; we established operations and the communications team did an excellent job establishing communication.” “There were some growing pains as the exercise began but because of our preparations, everything was right on track. We had a really good team out here,” Looney added. The 21st TSC supported the event with members from all of its primary

staff sections in addition to personnel from the public affairs, surgeon and chaplain offices to name a few. “It makes me feel proud to be a part of an exercise like this,” said Chief Warrant Officer 2 George Annan, a maintenance management technician for the 21st TSC and a Baltimore native. “I have been downrange before and we didn’t receive training like this.” “What we’re teaching to these guys is what they are going to be actually doing while deployed,” added Annan. “So I’m hoping that when they go downrange they will be like wow, the stuff we were taught is very helpful.” “I’m encouraged to see that we could all come together as a team and work towards a common goal to get these Soldiers ready to conduct operations in Afghanistan,” said Staff Sgt. Herschel Skinner, a support operations financial management noncommissioned officer for the 21st TSC and a Winston Salem, N.C. native.

First impressions important Commentary by Tech. Sgt Edward J. Jones Jr. 786th Civil Engineer Squadron First impressions are lasting impressions. If they weren’t, we would not worry about our appearance or how we came off to others. I can remember as a young Airman at my first duty station, my fellow wingmen never shined their boots, never pressed their uniforms and many times walked around with unserviceable items. Their excuse was, “We’re dirt boys and we’re supposed to look this way.” Over time I began to adapt this theology until I ran across a young senior Airman in my shop that had just gotten back from a deployment. His uniform was pressed so tight that it looked

like his sleeves could cut glass; his boots were shined so bright that they blinded you just to look at them. He came to work that way, changed into work clothes, and worked, then left the same way that he came in. When I asked him why he went through all of that trouble he told me, “True, we are heavy equipment operators, but we are Airmen first, we are expected to hold a standard or exceed it.” From that point on, those words played in my head and still do to this day. I started shining my boots on a daily basis and my uniform was always pressed. With that new look came a new persona. When people saw me they knew I was sharp from the first impression and my personality did the rest. I did a complete

turnaround and ended up making below-the-zone and numerous awards followed. Sometimes, when we are surrounded by people who don’t care about a standard or upholding it, you have to be the one to step up and make a stand. You may not affect the masses, but if you can affect the attitude and change at least one person’s thought process, then you have done your job. Before we were civil engineers, security forces, medical, special forces, communications, we were, and are Airmen first. Those lasting impressions that we make now will affect generations to come. So ask yourself, are you setting the example? What kind of impression are you leaving on the new generation that will one day take your place?


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Courtesy photo

2012 KMC Biggest Loser Competition More than 300 individuals throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community made a commitment to better their fitness levels and overall health by joining the 2012 KMC Biggest Loser Competition. Service Credit Union Business Development Officer Cynthia Mitchell presents $500 Service Credit Union Visa gift cards to winners Master Sgt. Michael Peter, left, and Tech Sgt. Dan Spurlock, center.

Photo by Airman Basic Brea Miller

Grand opening Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde, 86th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to guests during the grand opening of the Deutsches Haus April 12 on Ramstein. The Deutsches Haus, operated by the German Armed Forces, is a newly renovated restaurant that has been on Ramstein for 40 years.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Total decon

Job fair

First Lt. R. Hunter John, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot checks his gear before donning it during a chemical decontamination exercise April 9 on Ramstein. The 86th Operations Support Squadron sets up aircrew contamination control area lines in order to become familiar with the equipment and know what to do and expect in a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear environment.

The Ramstein Enlisted Club holds a job fair Wednesday in hopes to hire for much needed U.S. Air Force Non-Appropriated Funds positions. During permanent change of station season it is harder to keep positions filled, so these job fairs are held to help with a mass hire and in-processing into the facility.


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Earth Day Ana Adams, Matilyn Davis and Lindsay Egger, second graders at Ramstein Elementary School, are excited about recycling their props. Their teacher Yvonne Engels taught them the importance of recycling in Germany. The students planned and acted in their own silent films clarifying some of the common recycling misunderstandings. To view and share the films, visit www.facebook.com/blueactsofgreen. The films are found in the photo/video section.

Photo by Yvonné Engels

Photo by Jennifer McPhail-Hastings

Photo by Lori R. Glenn

Clothing donations

Hunger Games

Ramstein Middle School students from National Junior Honor Society and Student Council process clothing donations on Monday in Armstrong Hall. The donated items were sorted and boxed for donation to needy individuals in Ethiopia.

Landstuhl Middle School students gathered after their Hunger Games themed “Campus Cup” cleanup. Rachel Shry’s science class won a pizza party and 20 lucky students found hidden Mockingjays for free movie tickets.

Music In Our Schools Month

Courtesy photo

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Dixie Band performed at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School for Music In Our Schools Month. Precious Preckl’s kindergarten class had a chance to take a picture with the Dixie Band after the concert.

2012 Summer Hire program accepting applications HEIDELBERG, Germany — The Civilian Human Resources Agency Europe Region has begun accepting applications for summer employment across Europe through May 20. The 2012 Summer Hire program, which runs from June 18 through July 27, provides jobs in clerical, labor and child development positions. Applicants for summer hire positions must be unmarried family members of active-duty ser-

vice members or Department of Defense civilian employees, ages 14 to 22. The applicant must have reached their 14th birthday prior to June 21 and must not reach their 23rd birthday prior to the end of the program July 27. “The Summer Hire program is designed to provide young people an opportunity to gain meaningful job experience and prepare for their future education and career goals,” said Clarence Acklin, from the CHRA-E director’s

office, the theater-wide human resources service provider. “The summer hire program benefits both the young workers and the community.” Online applications are available at https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur. Applicants must also submit hard copies of employment documents directly to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center that services their community. (Courtesy of U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs)


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School Notes CCAF graduation

Ramstein will hold the annual Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. May 4 in the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Graduation rehearsal will be held at 9 a.m. the same day and location. Rehearsal is mandatory for all graduates participating in the ceremony. Uniform for CCAF graduates is service dress. If you are PCSing, separating, deploying or retiring prior to this date, provide the necessary information to education@ ramstein.af.mil. Members at a GSU that are located more than one hour away from Ramstein will have their diplomas forwarded to their first sergeant. Participation in this ceremony is optional, but CCAF requires diplomas to be awarded in an appropriate ceremony. If you elect not to participate, first sergeants and commanders will be notified to pick up your diploma(s) to be awarded at a commander’s call or during an alternate ceremony after the official ceremony in May.

VES carnival

The Vogelweh Elementary School Spring Carnival takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 on the red top playground at the school. Come check out our new games and prizes. Take a chance at winning the fabulous donations from shop owners

across the KMC. Stop by the Silent Basket Auction area or grab a hot dog for you and the kids. If you would like to volunteer your time or donate items for the silent basket auction, contact vogelwehptsa@gmail.com.

Services to participate. Register no later than the today. Register with Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, 0631-3406-4516/4122 or at the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 0637186-8943.

Little Teeth, Big Smiles

STEM Night at Sembach ES

The 86th Dental Squadron will host a Saturday walk-in clinic for children up to 10 years old from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Services will include well-baby exams (up to age 4), dental examinations and cleaning (ages 5 to 10) and custom mouth guards for contact sports. Oral hygiene education stations will also be set up. Appointments are on a firstcome, first-served basis. For details, call Tech. Sgt. Lisan Burney at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

Academic Today

Academic Today is a life changing activity that explores life skills. Youth will work on team building, learning a mutual respect for one another, build a desire to learn at a higher level and define their future college and career opportunities. Free to youth in eighth to 12th grade. This event takes place from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 3819. Must be enrolled in CYS

Sembach ES will hold its first Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) night on Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature student science, technology, and math projects. In addition, participants will be able to view the stars in a mobile planetarium, see a working EOD robot in action, and practice their building skills in a construction zone.

Make your own t-shirts

Express yourself by creating your own t-shirts Wednesday. Personalize your t-shirt according to your taste and give it a personal touch. Create something artistic that you can show to your friends. Must register no later than the today. Free to youth in sixth to 12th grade. Must be enrolled in CYS Services to participate. Register with Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, 0631-34064516/4122 or at the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, 06371-86-8943.

KMC Job Shadow Day scheduled for April 27 It is that time of year again! Job Shadow Day is upon us and we are excited about the possibilities of “Connecting classrooms, communities and careers.” Job Shadow Day is essentially a partnership between the installation and the schools located on that installation. It is designed to give students the unique opportunity of an up-close look at various careers. Students may “shadow” workplace mentors or accompany their parents at work to experience a typical day on the job. Fortunately, the Job Shadow Day project invites students to witness firsthand how the skills learned in school relate to the work environment. Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe staff along with their 86th Airlift Wing counterparts and numerous military and civilian organizations will observe Job Shadow Day April 27. Job Shadow Day is also referred to as “Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day.” Job Shadow Day is a prime occasion to encourage positive relationships between students and the military community. All Department of Defense Dependents Schools and homeschooled students are invited to participate in various events throughout the KMC in an effort to provide students with the opportunity to see how skills gained in the classroom are applied in

a work center. The goal is to help students explore and directly connect the skills and education needed to succeed in current and future career markets. Job Shadow Day in the KMC gives students a chance to explore various careers beyond what their parents may do for a living. While living in the KMC students have an advantage over their stateside peers as they can become familiar with the importance of international relations and customs Photo by Airman 1st Class Desiree Esposito which is an invaluable During last year’s Job Shadow Day, Maj. Renee Vincent, 86th Medical Group pediatrics, explains an X-ray to her skill as we progress in a children Hannah, 12, and Ethan, 10, April 19, 2011 on Ramstein. Job Shadow Day in the Kaiserslautern Military mass globalization effort. Community is an annual event in which children have the opportunity to shadow their sponsor or a workplace Many units and organi- mentor, completing a half-day on the job in an effort to introduce the young people to the working community zations have enthusiasti- through participation. cally volunteered to invite students to visit their facilities. The Job Shadow Day events will com- Parents should obtain their supervicomplete list of participating organi- mence at 8 a.m. and will conclude sor’s approval before bringing their zations and units can be found on the around noon. All students need to child to the workplace and coordinate sliding billboard of each KMC school be returned to school by 1 p.m. This with the listed unit points of contact home-page or the Kaiserslautern DSO will allow families time to enjoy regarding public events that offer a website at www.kais-dso.eu.dodea. lunch together and to discuss their limited number of tours. edu.In order for students to participate Job Shadow Day experience. If parFor questions regarding Job Shadow in Job Shadow Day, a permission slip ents would like their students to eat Day, call 480-6771or e-mail 86MSG. provided by the school must be com- lunch at school, then students must SLO@ramstein.af.mil. pleted and returned to their child’s be returned to school in time for their (Courtesy of KMC School Liaison respective school. regularly scheduled lunch period. Office)


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Mark Your Calendar

» The annual Maimarkt or May fair with 1,400 exhibitors, entertainment, animal shows, children’s activities will take place April 28 to May 8 in Mannheim. Special Maimarkt tickets including the train ride and admission fee are available at the Ramstein Touristik Office, near the museum in Ramstein-Miesenbach. Cost is € 9 for adults and €4 for children. Tickets can be ordered at the Window to RheinlandPfalz counter in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. For more information, visit www.maimarkt.de. » Landstuhl Community Club now serves daily Italian meals from Bruno’s Pasta Bar. Lunch is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, and dinner is available from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. For carry out, call 486-6107 or 0637186-6107. The menu can be found online at mwrgermany.com. Stop by the club at Landstuhl Post, Bldg. 3780, for hot, flavorsome feast. » Karaoke Night will be held from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. today at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Salsa Night takes place from 9 p.m.

to 2 a.m. Saturday at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Meet up with some old buddies or meet new friends at House Party, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 27 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Family Fun Days will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. April 29 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. Come spend a quality family afternoon playing darts, virtual bowling and shooting pool. Try out the board games, Wii, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360 as well! For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Join Army Community Service for a magical night of mystical fantasy and fun at the Fairy Tale Ball at 6 p.m. April 27 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh. Bring your children and dress as your favorite fairy tale character. Enjoy free dancing, pictures and games. This is a free event with advanced registration. To reserve your spot, call 0631-3406-4203/4228 or visit www.facebook.com/KaiserslauternACS and leave a comment on our wall. » The Kaiserslautern County Administration Office would like to inform residents that the recycling center at

Kindsbach has new opening hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. » A German-American Autism Information Fair will be held at 10 a.m. April 29 at the Gartenschau in Kaiserslautern. Come visit this beautiful local attraction, hear from guest speakers and learn about the educational, medical and vocational programs available to assist families. Families enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program that have a family member with autism receive free entry with advanced registration. To get your tickets in advance, call 06313406-4094, visit www.facebook.com/KaiserslauternACS or stop by Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. » Street Smart presentations on prevention and education will be held at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 30 at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Each S.A.F.E. presentation is one hour long. » Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will host its annual Scholarship Luncheon from 12:30 to 4 p.m. May 12 at the Hotel-Restaurant Barbarossahof in Kaiserslautern. Come out and support the scholarship recipients. For ticket information, email mupsiomega@yahoo.com. » Come to the Mother’s Day Bazaar to help you find the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Items featured include paintings, jewelry, Birkenstocks, gift items, and more exquisite European treasures. All prices are in U.S. dollars. The bazaar takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday at Heaton Hall on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. » Bring the family to Pulaski Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 for the Month of the Military Child celebration. Join the KMC for a family fun day of live entertainment, face painting, kiddie train and much more! Food and beverages will be served from noon to 2 p.m. while supplies last. For more information,

April 20, 2012 call Parent Central Services at 486-4515 or 0631-3406-4515. » The Sunny Coyote Volksmarching Club is hosting a sightseeing/ volksmarch to Beauford, Luxemburg, May 26. Cost is €25 per person.  Limited seats available. For more information or to sign up and reserve your seat, e-mail info@sunny-coyote.de. » A flea market takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every third Saturday until October in the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. Rent a space for $25, which includes two tables and one bench. To participate, visit Army Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 2905 on Pulaski Barracks, or call 493-4117 or 0631-34064117. » Show off your talent at Open Mic Night every Thursday at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. Sing, play an instrument, recite poetry or show off your comedy skills. Sign-up is at 6:30 p.m., performances begin at 7. For more information, call 0631-536-6000. » Watch “Beauty & the Beast” while snacking on free popcorn from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. Adults and children can take pleasure in the $1 meal specials and buy one, get one free virtual bowling game. Free snack bags will be available for children 12 and under. For more information, call 0631-536-6000. » Get down at Old School R&B Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 28 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. For more information, call 0631-354-9986.

Meetings

» The Rhineland Breast Cancer Coalition meets from noon to 1 p.m. Monday in the Kirchberg Room of the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center dining facility. The guest speaker will be Dr. Lorraine Daniel, who will discuss sexuality and body image post breast cancer treatment. All breast cancer survivors are invited. For more information, contact Kerry McKleary at 0171-264-1257 or kerry.mckleary@amedd.army.mil. » The KMC Adoption Support Group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Landstuhl Health and Wellness Center, Bldg. 3722, Landstuhl. The group meets the needs of adoptive parents, adopting parents and adoptive children, through education and research to resolve adoption issues.  Inquiries about adoption are welcome through the Group’s website at www.usadopteurope.com.  » HUGS playgroup meets at the Vogelweh Community Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday and is for parents and children ages 0 to 4. Play groups offer benefits for both parents and their children. Parents can make new friends and enjoy some grown up conversation while their children develop socialization skills and enjoy educational activities. This is especially valuable for moms that worked full time prior to the baby’s birth and are feeling isolated at home alone all day long. For


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Spring brings outdoor activities, health hazards by Ed Drohan ERMC Public Affairs HEIDELBERG, Germany — Spring is here and people are heading outdoors to enjoy the balmy weather. But such harmless activities as taking a walk through the woods or cleaning out the attic could put you at risk for some pretty serious medical issues if you’re not cautious. A walk in the woods exposes the hiker to ticks, which can carry both lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis, while dust stirred up from that spring cleaning job can contain dried rodent droppings that can cause hantavirus in humans. All three diseases are common to Germany and, in some areas like Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, are prevalent, but all can be prevented with some simple precautions. Lyme disease is caused by bacteria, while tick-borne encephalitis is caused by a virus, both of which live in ticks and can be transmitted

when the tick bites a host. The earliest symptom of lyme disease is a rash that looks like a bullseye at the site of the tick bite, and can progress to flu-like symptoms including muscle soreness, headache, fever and malaise. Early treatment with antibiotics can usually cure the disease, but left untreated it can cause persistent chronic problems and physical disability. Tick-borne encephalitis can affect the central nervous system and causes symptoms similar to lyme disease — headache, fatigue and muscle pain. In the event the virus does affect the central nervous system, paralysis can occur and hospitalization might be required. In the case of tick-borne diseases, the best offense is a good defense. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend minimizing areas of exposed skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, boots and hats. Tucking in shirts, tucking pants

more information, contact Army Community Service at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Overcome your fear of public speaking at Toastmasters, which takes place at noon the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the Ramstein Northside Chapel conference room. This is a “learn by doing” public speaking club where members hone their speaking, listening, evaluating and presenting skills in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. E-mail ramsteintoastmasters@ gmail.com for details. » Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Ramstein North Chapel. Night meetings are held at 6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association building on Pulaski Barracks. Stitch ‘n’ Gab are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays at the Kapaun Chapel Annex, Bldg. 2782.

Support Groups

» Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weight loss support group that meets from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays (except for federal holidays or the week of Christmas and New Year’s) on Pulaski Barracks near Vogelweh in Bldg. 2919 in the first floor conference room. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ KaiserslauternTOPS. For more information or for questions, call 0170-8007205, 06303-807708 or 4835336 or 0631-411-5336.

Classes And Training

» CYS Services offers German classes for CYS Services registered children of all ages. Learn basic vocabulary, sentences and common German phrases. For more information and to register, call Parent Central Services at 493-4156 or 0631-3406-4516, or the One Stop Shop at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943. » Free Salsa lessons take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Kazabra Club, Bldg. 2057

into socks, and wearing closed shoes instead of sandals may reduce your risk. Repellents or insecticides, such as those that contain DEET, can be applied to clothing and gear for added protection. You should also check yourself, your loved ones and your pets for ticks after a trek through the outdoors. If you have been bitten, you should remove the tick carefully as soon as you discover it by using a pair a tweezers to remove it as close to the skin as possible. Avoid squeezing the tick or removing the head while removing the tick. Hantavirus is carried by rodents — the Red Bank Vole in Germany — and is usually spread through contact with their urine and excrement. In most cases, people are infected when they stir up dust in areas that are frequented by the rodents and breathe in the dried particles of those droppings. Patients infected with the strain of hantavirus common to Germany may suffer from the abrupt onset of fever

on Vogelweh. Learn hot Latin dance moves then stay to socialize. » A Food Safety for Volunteers class will be conducted by the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Environmental Health Branch from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at LRMC. A Food Handler’s Card is required for anyone responsible for organizing and supervising food sales fundraising activities. For more information or to register, contact Sgt. Jason Smith or Spc. Cleopatra Cook at 486-8489 or 06371-86-8489 or at cleopatra.cook@amedd.army.mil or jason.smith5@ amedd.army.mil. » Effective immediately, Intro Briefings for civilians will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Vogelweh Housing Office (489-6671) as well as at the Ramstein Satellite Office (480-3140). Call one of the housing offices in order to sign up. » CYS Services is offering free babysitter classes for CYS Services registered teens, ages 13 to 18. Save the dates: April 28 and 29, Oct. 27 and 28, and Dec. 8 and 9. The class includes comprehensive 4-H approved training material, Red Cross CPR/first aid certification, hands on experience, and CYS Services Babysitter Referral Services. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 3819. Bring a sack lunch. To enroll and receive more information, call Parent Central Services 493-4516/ 0631-3406-4516. » Freshen up on basic interaction skills in an intimate and confidential setting by registering you and your significant other for a couple’s communication session? Sessions take place at 5 p.m. every Thursday in Bldg. 2917 Pulaski Barracks. For details or to register, call 493-4332 or 0631-3406-4332.

Chapel News

» A Holocaust Remembrance will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today at the Ramstein South

and flu-like symptoms, followed by abdominal pain and, in some severe cases, kidney failure. In 2010, more than 1,500 cases of hantavirus infection were reported across Germany, with the majority reported in BadenWürttemberg and Bavaria. Preventing hantavirus begins with keeping rodents away from your home, garage or campsite. Cleaning up spilled food to avoid attracting rodents and sealing holes that could allow them into your house or garage are a good start. When you start your spring cleaning in areas that are dusty (e.g. attics, garages and basements), wet down or wet mop the area first to avoid disturbing any dust that contain dried rodent droppings and wear a filter mask to avoid breathing in any particles while cleaning. Springtime in Europe offers opportunities to get out and see the countryside. By taking a few simple precautions, you can ensure your outdoor experiences are safe ones.

A&FRC programs The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center offers the following programs: Ramstein Spouses’ Orientation: April 30, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the A&FRC Reintegration: May 1, 9 a.m. to noon, Bldg. 3450 Resume Writing 101: May 1, 10 to 11 a.m. in the A&FRC Pre-Deployment: May 1, 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 3450 Base Intro: May 2, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Hercules Theater Pre-Separation Briefing: May 3, 1 to 3 p.m. in the A&FRC To register for classes and for more information, call the A&FRC at 480-5100. Chapel. Guest speaker will be Dr. Eva Iszak Djordjevic, a Dachau Concentration Camp survivor. RSVP to Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Thomas Elbert at 480-5753 or thomas.elbert@ ramstein.af.mil. » The Catholic Women of the Chapel host an evening Bible study from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Ramstein Southside Chapel. For more information, e-mail lcout3@gmail.com. » The KMC Military Council of Catholic Women host monthly meetings of faith filled fellowship and spirituality from 6 to 8 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Ramstein Northside Chapel Annex.


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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: • Madama Butterfly,” an operetta by Giacomo Puccini, 7:30 p.m. today (last performance). • “Chronicle of the Immortals — Blood Night,” a rock opera by Wolfgang Holbein with the band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and April 27. • “Parsifal,” an opera by Richard Wagner, 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday (last performance). • “Die Schöne und das Biest,” The Beauty and the Beast, a ballett by Stefano Giannetti, 3 p.m. Sunday and May 6. • “Hello Dolly,” a musical by Jerry Herman, in German, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and May 26. • “Verkündigung,” an opera by Walter Braunfels, 7:30 p.m. April 28, May 5 and 8. • “Die Dreigroschenoper,” a play in German by Bertolt Brecht and music by Kurt Weill, 3 p.m. April 29, 6 p.m. May 20 and 7:30 p.m. May 24. • “Die 39 Stufen,” The 39 Steps, a criminal comedy in German, based on Hitchcock’s book, 8 p.m. May 2, 4 and 25. • “Carmina Burana/Astutuli,” a ballet and musical theater by Carl Orff, 7:30 p.m. May 4. • “Liebesstürme,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti, 7:30 p.m. May 11. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • 5Bugs featuring Radio Havanna, rock pop meets punk rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €14. • The formation Glasperlenspiel presents electro pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €17. • Kammgarn International Jazz Festival features various bands Thursday to April 29. Performances on Thursday are sold out. April 27: 9 bands perform at different

locations. April 28: Performers are Beady Belle (8 p.m.), Malia (9;30 p.m.) and Jon (11 p.m.); tickets cost €27. For details, visit www. kammgarn.de or call 0631-365-2607. • Soul night with Midnight Mover, featuring David Hanselmann, 8:30 p.m. Monday in Cotton Club. For more information, visit www.midnightmover.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz presents works by Michail Glinka, Maurice Ravel and Alexander Skrjabin, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €14 to €21. • German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern performs works from operas and operettas, 5 p.m. April 29. Tickets cost €10 to €21. • Rock choir concert: HeartChor featuring Rock Stars, 8 p.m. May 4. For details, stop at the Kaiserslautern Tourist Office, Fruchthallstrasse14, visit www. fruchthalle.de or call the office of arts at 0631-365-1410. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrassse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The bands Uhrwerk and Shamrocks present rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €6.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de. Weilerbach Bürgerhaus: • Concert with the Kaiserslautern County Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Saturday. Haus des Bürgers, RamsteinMiesenbach: • Show pianists, David & Götz, present classical music, contemporary music, swing, musical meldodies, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €25. • The ensemble German Brass presents “Tradition and Innovation,” featuring various music styels, 8 p.m. May 3. Tickets cost €28 to €34. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • The band ABBA Cover presents renowned ABBA songs such as “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “Chiquita,” “Fernando,” 8 p.m. May 12. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For details, visit www.stadthal-

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International Jazz Festival The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern holds a Jazz Festival Matinée with Quartchêto playing dance music from South Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina at 11 a.m. April 29 in the Cotton Club. Tickets cost €15. For more information on the International Jazz Festival from Thursday to April 29, visit www.kammgarn.de.

le-landstuhl.de or email info@ stadthalle-landstuhl.de. English Theatre, Frankfurt: • “Rain Man,” a play by Danny Gordon based on motion picture Rain Man, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, 6 p.m. Sundays; through June 17. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Cinderella,” a ballet by Stijn Celis with music by Sergej Prokofjew and Les Baxter, 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday. • “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical by Richard O’Brien, in German, 7:30 p.m. April 28. For details, visit www. theatersaarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092486. Nationaltheater Mannheim: • “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” an opera by Gioacchino Rossini, in Italian with German subtitles, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “I’m with the Band,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day, 7 p.m. Wednesday. For details, visit www. nationaltheater-mannheim.de.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open through Oct. 31. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children. Exhbitions: Farmers’ life in the early 20th century; Art Forum with 15 renowned artists presenting their works. Sunday: Protestant worship service in willow church,11 a.m.; Music in the Park with Big Band of Fachhochschule Kaiserslautern, 2:30 p.m. on open-air

stage. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de or call 0631-71007-0. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden, Am Abendsberg 1, open to Oct. 31. For details, visit www. japanischergarten.de. • Kaiserslautern, Stiftsplatz (vegetable and fruit market area), fourth weekly market fest features special offers, culinary specialties, musical entertainment by Ramstein Street Musicians, a petting zoo and balloon artist, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Sportpark SG Eintracht restaurant, Entersweiler Strasse 52, Orchid Friends Barbarossa present slide show “Orchid Trip to Columbia,” 7 p.m today. Admission is free.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalzcenter (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, C+C Lautertal store, Flickerstal 11 (exit KL-Ost), 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Messeplatz fairgrounds, Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Toom home depot, Hohenecker Strasse, Fridays. • Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Ramstein, Edeka-Aktiv-Markt, Thursdays. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Heidelberg, Messplatz, Saturday.


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by Donald Seltzer Contributing writer

the area roughly between Ramstein and Saarbrücken. From Ramstein and Landstuhl, use Autobahn 6 to reach the Homburg exit (9), then » Interested in volksmarching use secondary roads to the start at but not sure how things work? Send Bexbach. an email message to volksmarch@ Start: Sportheim Sportplatz “Auf gmail.com with the subject “Getting der Heide” Started.” Saturday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (6 and » The postal code is included in the 10 km) and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (20 km) listings for readers using navigation Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (6 and Writer, Donald Seltzer devices; exit numbers are provided for 10 km) and 7 a.m. to noon (20 km) those without navigation. Trail: Unknown » Readers are asked to pick up extra event Award: None brochures and to mail them via MPS to Donald Seltzer, CMR 467 Box 5533, APO AE 09096. Orscholz (66693) — Event cancelled. » Many thanks to readers Richard and Donna Glenn, Pat and Cheryl Patterson, and (no first name Rohrwiller, France (67410) — This French on the envelope) Lynch for sending brochures. volksmarch event is southeast of Zweibrücken and Almost all of the French volksmarch events listed a bit distant. Participants will find themselves faircame courtesy of Lynch -- merci beaucoup! ly near Haguenau, Soufflenheim and Strasbourg -» Would you like to receive Take a Hike at the all of which are worth exploring. From the KMC, same time as the editor? The complete, unedited use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarbrücken and version of the monthly volksmarching feature is Zweibrücken. Exit at Zweibrücken-Ixheim (33) available in its original Word document format by to take B-424 south where it becomes D 35A in sending an email message to volksmarch@gmail. France. Connect with N 62 to Haguenau and D 29 com with ‘subscribe’ in the subject line. You may to reach Rohrwiller and the start. choose from the KA version or the Herald Union Start: Salle des Fêtes (HU) version which lists events in and between Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10 and 20 km) Wiesbaden and Baumholder. Trail: Unknown » Look for additional event choices at www. Award: None wiesbaden.army.mil/hunion/Takeahike.htm. Montbronn, France (57415) — This Marche Populaire event is south of Zweibrücken in France. Wanderers from the KMC area willing to make the drive will enjoy something a little different, yet very familiar, from the usual events in Germany. From the KMC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarbrücken and Zweibrücken. Exit at Zweibrücken-Ixheim (33) to take B-424 south where it becomes D 35A in France. Connect with a secondary road near Bitche to follow it through Lemberg and Enchenberg to reach Montbronn. Start: Stade Municipal Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10 km) and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (20 km) Trail: Unknown Award: None

Kalhausen, France (57412) — This Marche Populaire event is south of Saarbrücken in France. Wanderers from the KMC area will have a bit of a drive to reach this walk. From the KMC, use Autobahn 6 past Saarbrücken and into France where it becomes A 32. Connect with the A 4 toward Strasbourg and use the Sarreguemines exit. Use N 61 to Sarralbe and minor roads Herbitzheim and Oermingen to reach Kalhausen. Start: Salle polyvalente Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10 and 20 km) Trail: Unknown Award: None

Rodenbach (67688) — This walk is just east of Ramstein AB. Consider participating in this event and then visiting the base afterward for shopping, a movie or dinner. From Autobahn 6, use the Einsiedlerhof (14) or Kaiserslautern-West (15) exits and minor roads to Rodenbach. Start: Bürgerhaus Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (6 and 11 km) and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (21 km) Trail: Unknown, but expect wooded trails Award: From previous events

Köllerbach (66346) — Wanderers will find this Saarland event northwest of Saarbrücken and easily reached by autobahn from the Landstuhl/ Ramstein area. From Ramstein and Landstuhl, use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarlouis to reach the Schwalbach/Schwarzenholz exit (15), then use secondary roads to Sprengen and Köllerbach. Start: Kyllbergschulhalle, Zur Sporthalle 1 Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (5 and 10 km) and 7 a.m. to noon (20 km) Trail: Unknown but expect somewhat hilly, woods Award: From previous events

Bexbach (66450) — This Saarland event is in

Quierschied-Göttelborn (66287) — This event is in the Saarland area west of Ramstein

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and should offer scenic trails. From Ramstein, use Autobahns 6 and 8 to reach the Merchweiler exit (18), then use secondary roads to reach the start at Göttelborn. Start: Mehrzweckhalle on Hauptstraße Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (6, 10 and 20 km) Trail: Unknown but expect somewhat hilly, woods Award: None La Petite Pierre, France (67290) — Another French volksmarch that requires a bit of driving but lends itself to the exploration of Strasbourg or Haguenau. The event is south Zweibrücken and roughly midway between that city and Strasbourg. From the KMC, use Autobahn 6 past Saarbrücken and into France where it becomes A 32. Connect with the A 4 (a toll road, I believe) toward Strasbourg and use the Phalsbourg exit. Follow N 4 and D 604 to Phalsbourg and pickup D 104G and D 133 to Oberhof. Continue on D 122 and D 178 to the start at La Petite Pierre. Start: Centre Culturel Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10 and 20 km) Trail: Unknown Award: None Reinsfeld (54421) — This beginning-of-theweek event is west-northwest of Baumholder and requires an afternoon’s leave from work. From the KMC, use Autobahns 6, 62 and 1 toward Trier to reach the Reinsfeld exit (132). Follow IVV directional signs to the start. Start: Kulturhalle on Friedhofstraße Monday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (5 and 10 km) and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (20 km) Tuesday: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (5, 10 and 20 km) Trail: Fairly hilly, woods Award: None Landsweiler-Reden (66578) — This event can be found just northwest of Neunkirchen in the Saarland area. In the interest of healthy living, the club invites you to check your blood pressure before and after walking its trails. From the Kaiserslautern/Ramstein area, use Autobahn 6 toward Saarbrücken and Autobahn 8 toward Saarlouis. Exit at Neunkirchen-Spiesen to connect with B-41 toward Schiffweiler and a minor road to Reden. Start: Klinkenthalhalle at Marktstraße 11 Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (5 and 10 km) and 7 a.m. to noon (20 km) Trail: Unknown Award: From previous events. (There were more volksmarching events than we could print here. To see a full list, visit the KA online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com. Or, for more events in your area, visit www. wiesbaden.army.mil/hunion/Takeahike.htm.)


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Violinist teaches, shares musical spirit at Ramstein Community Center Story and photo by Angie Kipp Ramstein Community Center Did you know that you can play or learn how to play violin for free at the Ramstein Community Center? The violin instructor, Alexandra Panchina, has toured the world as a violinist in a prestigious orchestra and has a distinguished pedigree, having trained under preeminent classical violinists. Her training began at the age of six, when she studied under Yampolski at a special musical school in Kiev. She moved to a St. Petersburg conservatory at age 14, where her tutelage was overseen by some impressive figures, including Boris Gutnikov, a virtuoso who had achieved world renown as a violinist by the time he was 30. Her teachers had also studied at the knee of Leopold Auer, a famous violin professor who left Russia for New York one year before the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. “I was very lucky to study in the same classroom as Auer and his students,” said Panchina. After finishing her formal education, Panchina found work with a small chamber ensemble that traveled around Russia.

“We played a big repertoire – from Bach to modern music, and we played from memory without sheet music,” she said. “It was very good practice for me.” Two years later, she moved on to bigger challenges. Following the birth of her daughter, she joined the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and began traveling the world. As her career progressed, she performed in places like Carnegie Hall, and made friends with people like Mstislav Rostropovich, who conducted the Washington Symphony and was arguably the best cellist in the world. She also began taking on students of her own. Now, Panchina lives in Kaiserslautern, teaching at a German music school and playing with the Mannheim Symphony Orchestra. As part of her passion for teaching music, she instructs the American Violin Ensemble at Ramstein. “I’m very enthusiastic about ensembles,” said Panchina. “My goal is to show children and adults how to present music, to play together and to be responsible for their own instrument.” Under Panchina’s watchful eye, the group learns to play the different pieces inherent in ensemble music.

The American Violin Ensemble is open to students of all ages and abilities and is offered free of charge every Monday evening from 6:457:45 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Ramstein Community Annex, Bldg. 411. Panchina, who speaks fluent English, says the most international language of all is music, and she is grateful for the opportunity to inspire others’ musical dreams at Ramstein. On April 28, Panchina and her

piano accompanist are scheduled to perform at the Spring Chamber Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Ramstein Community Center. Enjoy selected masterpieces of classical music from composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Luigi Massenet, Ernest Bloch, Niccolo Paganini and more. For further information, contact the Ramstein Community Center at 480-6600 or 06371-47-6600.

Reservists sponsor march to honor fallen comrades The Association of Reservists of the German Bundeswehr, Reservist Camaraderie SpiesenElversberg will sponsor its 4th Horst-Feld Memorial/ Spiesener Long Distant March May 5 in Spiesen. The march is a combination of a remembrance event for departed comrades along with a competitive but non-obligatory march and a social get-together. The Association of Reservists wants to maintain the original idea of having a march, conduct an ecumenical church service in memory of Horst Feld, in

honor of all fallen comrades and friends, and offer an 8-km distance march, with the opportunity of a stopover at a half way point for those, who would prefer a more leisurely environment. “When we planned the first Horst-Feld Memorial March in the beginning of 2009, we didn’t expect that this event would have such a positive outcome: over 120 guests accepted our invitation, and this positive achievement was topped in 2010 by 80 military as well as 60 civilian guests who attended,” said Col. Udo Lauer, 1st chairman of RK Spiesen-Elversberg. “This outstanding result was once again surpassed in 2011 with the participation and attendance of over 140 military and 60 civilian competitors from four different nations.” The event route runs through the forests, passing the communities of Spiesen, Furpach, Hassel and Rohrbach. Local restaurants along the route will serve as manned Courtesy photo German and U.S. military members participate in the Horst-Feld Memorial March to honor control points. For ambitious competitors, military and fallen comrades. Civilian marchers are also welcome May 5 in Spiesen.

civilian, there also will be a long distance route, over a timed period of 6 hours. “We will be eager to see if the competition record of 48 km, (Men’s Rating, Civilian), or even 52 km, (Men’s Rating, Military), can be surpassed in 2012,” said Lauer. The Task Force “Gudd-Gess” (local Saarland dialect meaning Having Eaten Really Well, will ensure food and refreshments are made available throughout the event. They will get support by an original Germany Army field kitchen team, who will prepare, among other fine culinary delights, the famous German “Eintopf,” stew, at decent prices. A special treat to highlight the social get-together is the performance of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, Direct Hit, who will wrap up the late afternoon with hits from the past 40 years. “No matter how each person, whether active duty, Reservists, veterans, retired military in uniform or civilian guest, plans to particpate in the march — either with high expectations, as a social camaraderie event or just as a fan at the finish line, we are looking forward to each and every one, and will be warmly welcome guests on May 5 in Spiesen,” said Lauer. Up-to-date information and documents concerning the event can be viewed at www.rk-spiesen.de under “Veranstaltungen.” (Courtesy of RK Spiesen-Elversberg)


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FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR FAMILY FRI, APR 20 – FRI, MAY 4

EVENTS Heidelberg Spring Fri, Mar 23 – Sun, Apr 29 Heidelberg This event will drawn more than 30,000 festival goers, from across the world. Roughly 90 fun-filled events will take place, including concerts by classical artists, international soloists and orchestras. For more information: www.heidelberg-tourismus.de Spring Dippemess Fri, Mar 30 – Sun, Apr 22 Frankfurt Frankfurt’s Spring Dippemess at the fairground on Ratsweg is the largest folk festival in the Rhine-Main region. Fun, food, carnival rides and games to entertain kids of all ages. For more information: www.frankfurt-tourismus.de Market Sat, Apr 21 Stiftsplatz, Kaiserslautern Starting from 10:00 until 13:00, the Kaiserslautern market will offer a petting zoo, balloon artists, the Ramstein street musicians and many other things to see and taste. For more information: www.kaiserslautern.de Spring Fest Sat, April 21 – Sun, May 13 Stuttgart This 73rd Spring Festival will open in the Grandls Hofbräu tent around noon. Raise your beer mugs and give cheers to this fabulous event where food, fun and spring prevail! For more information: www.stuttgarter-fruehlingsfest.de Shawdowland – Pilobolus Dance Wed, April 26 Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle Theatre Pilobolus began in 1971 as an outsider dance company and quickly became renowned the world over for its imaginative and athletic exploration of creative collaboration. For more information: www.eventim.de

May Market Sat, Apr 28 – Tue, May 8 Mannheim This is one of the oldest events of Mannheim. With around 340,000 visitors and over a course of 11 days Mannheim will display in 47 halls and on the open grounds all the different items concessionaire has to offer. Open daily from 9:00- 18:00. For more information: www.maimarkt.de BEER & WINE FESTS Beerfest Weekend Fri, Mar 16 – Sat, Apr 21 Bitburg Experience the one and only Beerfest. This experience will be over 5 weeks on the Airfield in Bitburg. For more information: www.bitburger-bierfest.de Wine & Cheese from France Fri, Apr 20 Villa Schnitzler, Wiesbaden Starts at 18:00 – 21:00, cost €29. This evening will be a range of different wine and cheeses. This will be a culinary experience you do not want to miss out on. For more information: www.vhs-wiesbaden.de CONCERTS Grease, the Musical Tue, Apr 10 – Fri, Apr 13 Old Opera, Frankfurt It’s electrifying! These were the days of petticoats and leather jackets. Let’s rock and roll to “You’re the one that I want”! For more information: www.eventim.de NKOTBSB Sat, May 5 Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Hall, Stuttgart They are taking it step by step and telling you, “I want it that way”. Come see these two boy bands combined playing live for you. For more information and tickets: www.nkotbsb.com www.eventim.de

NIGHTLIFE Hip Hop Meets House Fri, Apr 20 Copa Lounge All ladies have free entry until midnight. Party starts at 22:00. Great ambiance and great music. This is one of Kaiserslautern hippest locations. For more information: www.copa-lounge.com Hannenfass Fri, Apr 20 St. Martins Platz, Kaiserslautern This bar has been around for 23 years serving Kaiserslautern students and soccer fans. This bar/restaurant has a rustic ambiance. Come and enjoy their famous meter boards and party the night away! For more information: www.hannenfass-kl.de Nachtschicht Fri, Apr 20 Kaiserslautern The finest House sounds by Jay Frog, the grandmaster himself. He DJs as well in the Nature One. For more information: nachtschicht-kaiserslautern.de Flash Disco Sat, Apr 21 Kaiserslautern Hip Hop Party with drinks from €1 and up! This special starts at 20:00 until 24:00. A mixture of dancehall, drum & bass and charts will be available. The best of today’s music will be played. For more information: www.flash-kl.com SPORTS GLP Regularity Test Sat, Apr 21 Nürburgring, Nürburg Come down to the ring to test your driving skills to the hundredth of a second. The racers goal is to orbit the rings north loop with lap times as constant as possible. A Smart car can beat a Porsche if the driver is steady. For more information: www.nuerburgring.de

WWE RAW WrestleMania Fri, Apr 13 Porsche-Arena, Stuttgart A large number of WWE stars will be performing such as CM Punk, John Cena, Kelly Kelly and many more. For more information and tickets: www.eventim.de DTM Fri, Apr 27 – Sun, Apr 29 Hockenheimring, Hockenheim Thrilling battles, spectacular pit-stops and renowned top drivers such as Ralf Schumacher and Timo Schneider. This is one of the most popular international touring-car series and is the perfect weekend event for car lovers. For more information and tickets: www.dtm.com/termine12.php www.eventim.de Soccer Sat, Apr 28 Fritz Walter Stadium, KL 1FC Kaiserslautern vs. BVB Dortmund Come out and support the Red Devils or watch the upcoming German champions play. Game starts at 15.30. For more information and tickets: www.fck.de SAS half Marathon Sun, Apr 29 Heidelberg Are you ready for marathon season? If so, come and join the SAS half marathon of the TSG 78 Heidelberg (21,1 kms) which begins at Friedrich-EbertAnlage near University Square. For more information: www.heidelberg-marketing.de Int. Wheelchair Marathon Sun, Apr 29 Heidelberg The Heidelberg Wheelchair Marathon is 46 km long and has grown into the Maxi Marathon. A children’s race will also take place. For more information: www.heidelberg-marketing.de UPCOMING Kaiserslautern Fair Fri, May 11 – Mon, May 11 www.kaiserslautern.de


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No FEAR training required Members turn in unused medication for U.S. Army Europe for proper disposal civilian employees HEIDELBERG, GERMANY — USAREUR federal civilian employees are required to complete Notification of Antidiscrimination and Retaliation online training by May 31. The training includes applicable rights and remedies for civilian employees under federal anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws. Training must be completed every two years through the No FEAR act of 2002. This training requirement does not apply to local national and contractor employees. Training can be completed by logging onto www.atrrs. army.mil and proceeding to register for No FEAR training course number EEO-202. Once enrolled, proceed to the Army Learning Management System and complete the training. (Courtesy of U.S. Army Europe)

In recognition of the National Drug TakeBack program, there will be an event 10 a.m. to noon April 28 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. Individuals are invited to turn in their unused and expired medications for proper disposal with complete anonymity — no questions asked. Members from the Ramstein Pharmacy will be on scene to facilitate the Drug Take-Back along with several agencies from the KMC to provide information and answer questions. According to a recent article published by the FDA, proper disposal of prescription medications is important for several reasons. First and foremost, to keep medications out of the hands of children or others who might use the medications with potentially harmful effects. Secondly,

there are environmental concerns to rivers, lakes, and possibly water supply. If you are unable to attend this event, but are interested in disposing of your unused or expired medications, there are drop-off locations at the Ramstein Clinic Pharmacy during normal duty hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, or in the Outpatient Pharmacy at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Additional information about the effects of drug use, proper disposal of medications, and drug prevention information for young adults and parents can be found at http://www.justice. gov/dea/. (Courtesy of 86th Medical Operations Squadron)

Helping Soldiers maintain a healthy weight through nutrition by Chanel S. Weaver U.S. Army Public Health Command Public Affairs It is widely known and reported that the prevalence of obesity in the American population has been increasing over the past few years. But the Army is different, right? Soldiers are entrusted with fighting America’s wars, so they are in the best physical condition, right? Wrong. The 2008 Department of Defense Survey of Health-Related Behaviors reports that 13 percent of the Army is currently obese, according to body mass index classifications. That number is up from only 2 percent in 1995. Although, the rate of obesity in the Army is lower than the general population, the upward trend in obesity rates closely mirrors the general population. Additionally, a 2011 Army public health assessment indicates that excess body fat in the Army is associated with injury and decreased performance, which can lead to problems maintaining unit readiness. One in six Soldiers (16.4 percent) reports difficulty in meeting the Army weight and body fat standards. Even those Soldiers who are actually fit enough to deploy can face challenges in maintaining a healthy weight while serving in the deployed environment. A study by the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine and the U.S. Army Public Health Command notes that during a deployment, diverse mission requirements may prevent Soldiers from developing consistent exercise practices or participating in sports activities.

“Literature suggests that fitness decreases and fat mass increases during deployments,” said Dr. Theresa Jackson, a public health scientist at the U.S. Army Public Health Command. Obesity can lead to serious health problems if left unchecked. “In addition to heart disease, obesity can lead to breathing problems, arthritis, cancer, diabetes and ultimately, premature death,” Jackson said. One platform available to help Soldiers lose weight is the USAPHCinitiated Army Wellness Center, a program that is being set up at 38 locations across the Army in the next five years. These centers serve as community resources, providing Soldiers with lifestyle tools to improve their health and well-being. Among their standard services, these centers offer a variety of options to help Soldiers maintain healthy weight, including metabolic testing, basic weight management and nutrition education. During a health assessment at an AWC, metabolic testing is conducted to determine an individual’s base metabolic rate. This rate indicates how many calories the individual burns at rest. If the person desires weight loss or nutrition counseling, the AWC will provide basic guidance or a referral to a registered dietitian for individualized nutrition counseling. “This package includes basic weight management tips, body composition review and encouragement of ... behavior changes,” said Todd Hoover, program manager for the Army Wellness Centers Operations Program at the USAPHC. The Army also recently unveiled the Soldier Fueling Initiative, spearheaded by Initial Military Training Center

of Excellence and the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence and supported by the USAPHC. Mandated in February 2011, this initiative targets Army personnel who are attending basic combat training and advanced individual training at 10 sites in the continental U.S. The program uses color-coded labeling at these training sites to indicate the health benefit of foods and beverages. Items labeled red have low nutritional value, items that are labeled amber provide moderate nutritional content, and foods labeled with a green tag are the best options for consuming foods high in nutritional content. “The goal is to create an environment where healthy behaviors can take place,” Jackson said. Lt. Col. Sonya Cable, program manager for the SFI, said the program gives Soldiers the fuel they need to perform their duties as Soldiers. “Initial Military Training’s Soldier Fueling Initiative, a community effort, sets a training table for our new Soldier athletes while educating them on the proper fuel to achieve their specific performance goals,” Cable said. The SFI is receiving positive feedback, said Jackson, who helps evaluate and assess the effectiveness of such health promotion and public health programs for the Army. “Even the dining facility workers who prepare the foods said by learning to prepare food in a healthier fashion, they are taking home these practices to their own families,” Jackson said. “It’s not one individual program component, but a combination of factors that make this initiative effective.” Maintaining a healthy weight and eating a balanced diet is no easy task, but a proper mixture of fuels is

important for health and performance. Research shows that a balanced diet includes complex carbohydrates, lean protein and a moderate consumption of fat. “This can be easily done by consuming a variety of foods from all five food groups (dairy, fruit, vegetable, protein and grains) as close to the natural form as possible,” said Lt. Col. Sandra Keelin, a registered dietitian at the USAPHC. Keelin also said timing of meals and hydration is just as important as what you eat. Eating small, frequent meals is preferred to skipping meals or consuming large meals. With the busy schedules and multiple demands placed on Soldiers, cooking a healthy meal at home is often time-consuming. But even if fast food is a Soldier’s only option, Keelin said there are healthy choices that can be made. “Most fast food restaurants have a nutrition analysis of their menu that can be found online or on-site,” Keelin said. “Reviewing this information prior to making a selection can help guide healthier, low-calorie choices. Choose low-fat options such as baked potatoes, baked fries, fruit or a side salad. One can also choose water, low-fat milk or small juices as a healthier option over soda,” she said. As much of a bargain as it sounds, Keelin said Soldiers should avoid supersizing value meals as this generally results in overeating. While eating a balanced diet is important for Soldiers, another key to maintaining an optimal weight is engaging in regular physical activity. “Consuming lower-fat and lowercalorie diets coupled with increased physical activity is the most effective tool to curb obesity,” Jackson said.


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Dental Squadron to Host Little Teeth, Big Smiles! The 86th Dental Squadron will host a Saturday walkin clinic for children up to age 10 from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg 301. Services will include wellbaby exams (up to age 4), dental examinations and cleaning (ages 5 to 10) and custom mouth guards for contact sports. Oral hygiene education stations will also be set up. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. For details, call Tech. Sgt. Lisan Burney at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210. To give your dental health a boost, here is some important information about the use of fluoride from Capt. J S. A. DeMeo, 86th Dental Squadron dentist: The dentist has likely been telling you and your family about the need to use fluoride but most people may not understand what fluoride is and how it is beneficial. Fluoride works by incorporating into the crystal structure of tooth enamel making it more resistant to demineralization and enabling it to re-

mineralize when affected by bacteria. Fluoride also inhibits bacterial acid production which decreases your chance for getting cavities. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named water fluoridation as one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.” Fluoride is provided to a family through multiple sources including the water supply, foods processed with fluoridated water, toothpaste, mouthwash, and supplements. It is important to know how much fluoride is in your community water supply in order to understand if your family needs any additional fluoride exposure. Although most stateside bases have fluoridated drinking water, not all installations in the KMC are currently fluoridated. The water is fluoridated on Ramstein Air Base and is kept within an acceptable range. Currently the water on Sembach and Vogelweh does not contain fluoride. If you are stationed at any other installation within the KMC contact your

Ideal Daily Fluoride Dosages Fluoride Content of Drinking Water Ages

0 - 0.3 ppm

0.3 - 0.6 ppm

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0.25 mg F

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0.50 mg F

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For children under two years of age, brush their teeth twice a day with the slightest smear of fluoridated toothpaste.

Toothpaste enhanced with fluoride

Fluoride Supplements

Sources of Fluoride

Food processed with fluoridated water

local water treatment facility or civil engineering squadron to find out the status of your water. In addition, the offbase local German water supply does not contain fluoride. If you currently do not have fluoridated drinking water in your location, the Pediatric Dentistry department at the 86th Dental Squadron does not recommend the use of oral tablet or drop supplementation. Both of these methods have been linked to an increased risk for dental fluorosis. Fluorosis can only occur

Fluoride Water Supplements

Mouthwash enhanced with fluoride

when teeth are developing so older children and adults are not at risk for the condition. Esthetic concerns with fluorosis can be fixed with simple restorative procedures. If you would like specific fluoride recommendations for you and your family, please visit the 86th Dental Squadron for a personalized assessment of your oral health and your risk for dental cavities. Don’t take your teeth for granted. Protect your smile by using fluoride on a daily basis.

To determine the amount of fluoride in your water supply (US Territories only) go to: http://apps.nccd. cdc.gov/MWF/Index.asp or www.mndental.org/features/2010/06/24/221/right_ from_the_start_a_new_initiative_for_childrens_oral_ health_part_two_60000_ babies or www.ada.org. (Article contributions by Col. John W. Kersey, Capt. Erik Anderson and Capt. Paulencia Morris)

10 Tips to help prevent medical errors A recent study shows that one in seven Medicare patients in hospitals experience a medical error. But medical errors can occur anywhere in the health care system — at hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and even patients’ homes. Errors can involve prescriptions, surgery, diagnosis, equipment or lab reports. Most errors result from miscommunication. The best way you can help prevent errors is to be an active member of your health care team. That means taking part in every decision about your health care. Research shows that patients who are more involved with their care tend to get better results. Here are some tips to help us provide safer care for you:

1. Make sure all of your providers know about every medicine you are taking. 2. Bring all of your prescriptions and supplements to your medical appointments. 3. Make sure your provider knows about any allergies and adverse reactions you have had to medicines. 4. Ask for information about your prescriptions in terms you can understand. 5. When you pick up your medicine from the pharmacy, ask, “Is this the medicine that my provider prescribed?” 6. Speak up if you have questions or concerns. 7. Make sure your health care team has your important health information; do not assume everyone has all the information.

8. Know that “more” is not always better. It is a good idea to find out why a test or treatment is needed and how it can help you. 9. If you have a test, do not assume that no news is good news. Ask how and when you will get the results. 10. Learn about your condition and treatments by asking your provider and nurse and by using other reliable sources. For example, treatment options based on the latest scientific evidence are available from the Effective Health Care website www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq. gov/options. (Contributed by Sharon Franklin, 86th Medical Group Patient Safety)


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March Madness hits Sembach Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Tramel S. Garrett 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs There is a tradition in college basketball known as “March Madness” where teams compete in a tournament to win a championship. For the Soldiers of the 18th Military Police Brigade and the Airmen assigned to the 435th Security Forces Squadron, a similar tradition has begun. The 18th MP Bde. hosted the first Sembach Invitational Basketball Tournament March 31 on Sembach Kaserne, where six teams from Sembach, Heidelberg and Mannheim, representing the Air Force security forces, the U.S. Army Contracting Agency, Europe and the Army military police contended in a battle of the services for bragging rights and a trophy. The teams were divided into two brackets. The teams in each bracket played against each other in 20minute games. The top four teams then advanced to the semi-finals, similar to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. During the tournament, the 529th

MP Company defeated the 435th SFS in the semi-finals, 36-18, and the brigade headquarters team defeated Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 95th MP Battalion, 43-36 to advance to the semi-finals. A motivated 529th MP Co. defeated an exhausted brigade headquarters team 53-31 for the championship. This was redemption for the 529th MP Co., after losing the flag football championship to the Air Force in the Sembach Invitational Football Tournament held in November. The tournaments have sparked a friendly rivalry between the services, and many are anticipating the next one. “It was pretty cool to do the Army versus Air Force thing,” said Staff Sgt. Bryan Meraz of the 435th SFS. “This set up a rivalry. They wanted to beat us, and we wanted to beat them.” Jeff Thomas, an operations specialist with the 18th MP Bde., arranged the tournament in an ongoing commitment to bring something to the growing community of Sembach. These tournaments are building blocks in an effort to make Sembach a large cohesive community, which is the vision of Col. Brian Bisacre, the commander

Friendship walk

The Ramstein Roadrunners are sponsoring their annual IVV friendship walk May 5 to 6 at Mehrzweckhalle Miesenbach, Am Kiefernkopf 22, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach. Starting times each day are from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a 5K trail, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 10K trail, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a 15K trail and 7 a.m. to noon for the 20K trail. For more information, check back for more or contact the club at ramsteinroadrunners@yahoo.com or 06374-801179.

Swim and run

A swim and run event for children born between 1995 and 2006 is scheduled to take place June 23. The swimming part will be in the Warmfreibad Kaiserslautern to be followed by running in the Volkspark, right next to the outdoor pool. For more information and to register, visit www. tri-pfalz.de. Late registrations on the day of the event will be possible until 20 minutes prior to start.

New! Preggie Power

Preggie Power is a one hour, low impact, high energy, cardio and strength training circuit class. Suitable for all stages of pregnancy. This class is child friendly. A doctor’s note is required to participate in this class. This class is held from 10 to

Sgt. Jeremy Jordan, a team leader with the 529th Military Police Company, attempts a shot during the first Sembach Invitational Basketball Tournament March 31 on Sembach Kaserne.

of the 18th MP Bde. “Now that an Army unit has won the basketball tournament, the Air Force will be waiting in the wings to try and win another championship,” Thomas said. “After the flag football tournament, Soldiers and Airmen couldn’t wait for the basketball tournament.” This summer, the 18th MP Bde. will host its first softball tournament and continue the friendly rivalry of the services.

11 a.m. Thursdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cost is $4 per class or $6 per class with child. For more information, call 486-7172 or 063186-7172.

Table tennis

Table tennis will be held at 10 a.m. April 28 at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Rules meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Participation fee is $10 for adults or $5 for youth. Call 486-2088 or 0631-3406-2088 for more details.

Unit level softball

Units wanting to enter a team in the league must sign up by May 18. Team deadline is May 16. Coaches meeting will be held at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Rhine Ordnance Fitness Center, Bldg. 172. To participate, visit the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Physical Fitness Center, Bldg.172, or call 493-2086 or 06313406-2086.

Community slow pitch softball

Looking to play softball with locals in the KMC? Check out the community slow pitch softball team. Register by May 25. No registration fee! Open to ID cardholders 18 and over. Season begins in June.

The 529th Military Police Company basketball team is pictured here holding the championship plaque after winning the first Sembach Invitational Basketball Tournament.

To participate, visit the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Physical Fitness Center, Bldg.172, or call 493-2026 or 0631-3406-2086.

Aikido

Aikido is a safe and fun activity that will promote flexibility, agility, coordination and awareness while simultaneously providing youth with invaluable self defense skills. Akido lessons will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Free to youth in sixth to 12th grade. Must be enrolled in CYS Services to participate. Register no later than the today. Register with Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898 (493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122) or at the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 (486-8943 or 06371-86-8943).

Kung Fu and martial arts

Students will develop physical and mental skills while learning a 500 year old practice called Kung Fu. Open to ages 5 to 18. Classes start in May and will be held in the Sembach Middle School gym. For more information, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122 or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.


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NOW SHOWING Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein)

Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. SATURDAY - Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. SUNDAY Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. MONDAY - Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. TUESDAY - Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY - Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. THURSDAY - Three Stooges (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m., Journey 2: Myst Island (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe House (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. TODAY -

Galaxy Theater (Vogelweh) TODAY American Reunion (R) 7 p.m. SATURDAY - Chronicle (PG13) 4 p.m. The Grey (R) 7 p.m. SUNDAY One for the Money (PG-13) 4 p.m.

Editor’s note: Schedules and synopses are provided by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Movie times and dates are subject to change by the individual theaters. Please check with the theater to ensure accuracy.

At The Movies

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Safe House — Matt Weston has been frustrated by his inactive, backwater post in Cape Town. A “housekeeper” who aspires to be a full-fledged agent has been waiting for an opportunity to prove himself. When the first and only occupant he’s had proves to be the most dangerous man he’s ever met, Weston readies for duty. Tobin Frost has eluded capture for almost a decade. One of the best ops men that the CIA’s known, the ex-intelligence officer has given up assets and sold military intel to anyone with cash since he turned. The damage he’s done to the U.S. is immeasurable. As soon as Frost is brought in for debriefing, mercenaries come and tear apart Weston’s safe house. Barely escaping, the unlikely partners must discover if their attackers have been sent by terrorists or someone on the inside who will kill anyone standing in the way.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island — In this follow-up to the 2008 worldwide hit “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” the new 3D family adventure “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” begins when 17-year-old Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist. It’s a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret. Unable to stop him from going, Sean’s new stepfather, Hank (Dwayne Johnson), joins the quest. Together with a helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman) and his beautiful, strong-willed daughter (Vanessa Hudgens), they set out to find the island, rescue its lone inhabitant and escape before seismic shockwaves force the island under the sea and bury its treasures forever.

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Large apartment, near Glanmünchweiler, 120m² + 40m² balc. APTS FOR RENT 3bdrm, BIK, Liv/dinrm, 1.5bath, walk-in closet, Tel.: All ads & pics can be viewed @ 015156969283 oder www.class-world.eu 01726862670 €740 rklein.vg@ku Brand new Luxury 100sqm Apt sel.de Miesau 2BR BIK no pets bath Mackenbach, Triftst.1, 104sqm, whirlpool big livrm 06371-946673 2 bedrooms, dining room, living or 0176-46542217 after 12.30pm room, built-in kitchen, bathroom,

Hauptstuhl, 3 BR, liv/din rm, bik, guest toilet, little office, lumber1,5 bath, laundry, balcony, dbl room, cellar-room, balcony, apartcarport € 830 + util. 0175-6003827 ment building, 2nd floor, underHütschenhausen - nice modern 3 ground parking lot, no pets; Rent bedroom apartment for rent. € 650 + € 150 util. Deposit € 650 Avail. now. Living room, balcony, €650 0152-53969635 BIK, full bathroom, guest WC, 115 sqm for 750€ + utils. DSL avail. American TV-programs. 4km to RAB. No pets. Call your realtor Kurt 0170-9966359 or email rodehorst@abaco-weinstrasse.de

Nice 140sqm apartm. 3 Bedr, 1 Livr, 1Dinr, 2Bath, 1 BIK, 1 Storer, Garage, Basement, Big Yard, No Pets, 3 min to LRC (Hospital) 15 min Airbase Ramstein. Availabel 01.06.2012. 017683138813

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Ramstein, apartment for singles with style, brand new, 100sqm, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, luxury BIK, € 1000+ut. KKA Immobilien 0172/ 6855976, Melinda

26km to Kaiserslautern and RAB: Very big, freest. House with a sept apt in a quiet area, 315sqm, 7BR/3BA+3toilets, big yard, garage, wonderful view € 2.300,- (WiRamstein, nice apt. , 310sqm, thout Finders Fee) 06371/943315www.GermaWild-Immobili 6BDR , 2 baths, garage, rent 1500 16 en.de €, ZIAI Immobilien 06371 57888 Roof-top Apt in 66879 Reichenbach-Steegen, Hauptstr. 112, 84sqm 1BR huge open liv/din area + bik, no pets, 2park-spots, yard, €520 + util ideal for single/ cpl 06385-1221 (day) or -1522 (eve) Special for singles., 80sqm loc Bann, close to RAB, full.furn. if wanted, BIK, new full bath, yard & park.space behind the house, roofed terrace, laundry & store. rm, cable & DSL, 750€+ elect., call Verena 0178-3292251

Beautiful House Höheinöd 234sqm 3BR liv/din rm 2000sqm garden (like a park), balcony ter4 bdrm, bik, bath, wood panel race garage €1540 +utl 06333ceilings, 95sqm, parking avail, 955220 or 06333-7275 luxury house, quiet area in Hauptstuhl, 10min to Beautiful, RAB, 5 min to LRMC. Now availa- Herschberg, 5 br, 3 bath, 2 gar. ble. 550€ + util. Tel 0162-9387661 yard E 1645,- ; JR REALTY - reduced fee - 06371-71756 or or 0152-05444460 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya 66879 Oberstaufenbach, Big hoo.com

House 300sqm, 1.5bathrm upstairs, big livrm BIK w/ pantry rm, 4BR, dinrm, sep WC downstairs, big yard w/ playground, garage, big park-spot infront. Pets by arrangement.. €2250 +util Av 5May Call: 0176-82196464

Kl-Sembach apt 2BR, newly re- Obermohr Apt compl renov 2006 Weselberg: nice 3BM 1st floor nov. 1livrm bik w/dishwasher, in 2nd floor in 3FH 2BR liv rm BIK apartmt, carport, E1100 all inclu1bath basement yard €480+util bath WC balc park-spot 94sqm ded, Immobilien T. 016096096498 Tel. 06303-3389 €725 incl heat 06371-52510 Landstuhl/Atzel: 3 bedrm. apartment, livingrm., built-in-kit., 1 ½ bath, balcony, basement, 600,-- € +util, www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/57656

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Niedermohr: Very nice 3BR-Apt, 2BA, balcony, 105sqm, € 710,- + util 06371/943315-16 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de

AirBase: 10 min: Schrollbach: great 7 br. house , 3 baths, yard, gar E 2310,-; Waldmohr: brand new house 260 sqm 6 br, gar, yard E 2150.- ; Hoeheinoed: very nice dplx, 4 br, carp, fenced yard E 1250,- ; Schwedelbach: freest. All ads & pics can be viewed @ house, 4br, yard, gar, E 1520.-; www.class-world.eu Kirchenarnbach: freest. h. 4br, yard, E 1200.-; JR REALTY - redu!!! Landstuhl-City!!! Apt. 2BR, ced fee ph:06371-71756, Garge. Ready to move in. Price € 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya 550 RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U hoo.com

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Tel. 06 31 - 36 18 59 92 Web: www.ktowncoc.org • E-mail: info@ktowncoc.org Herb Doyle 0 63 71 - 46 75 16 • John Phillis 01 60 - 6 42 79 95 “The churches of Christ salute you.” - Romans 16:16

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passed away at the American Military Hospital in Landstuhl on April 8, 2012 following a long illness. Married for 44 years to his wife, Francine, he was also the father of their two sons, James and Mathew. Joseph Sandoval served for 25 years in the US Air Force followed by a civilian career as Commissary Administrator in Vogelweh and Ramstein. Services will be held privately. He will be buried at the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Research Society.

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Bruchmühlbach, 4 bdr, 2,5 baths, bik, garage, 200m², reduced finders fee, €1425 Martin 0177-1700206 Buying in Germany is not as complicated as it may seem, we will assist you in every step of the procedure. We will also assist you in finding a rental home, if that is what you are looking for. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 063715940059 www.dorisd-immo.de Duplex 20min to RAB, 155sqm bik din/liv rm 4BR office bath WC 3cellar rms gas&wood centr heat balcony w/BBQ garage carpk €950 + utl 0177-8412048 Fehrbach-Pirmasens, 15 min to Landstuhl: nice 6BM free-stand house, 3 baths, basement, garage, open-fire-place, patio, yard, E1380, Immobilien T. 016096096498

Freestanding house, near RAB, 220sqm., 5 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., attic, open-fire-place, yard, terrace, garage 1.650 €uro +util yard, pets welcome! No fees, Call Anne S. Neumann !!FSH Obernheim, 2005 blt yr, ne- Sebastian 0160-90857674 or Immobilien4you Tel: 06372ar Landstuhl, quiet area, 284sqm, 06381-3510 803641 or 0173-8317162 7BR, 2BIK, liv/din rm, 3bath, 2storerm, dble garage (30sqm). Avail. Now, Höhfröschen, FSH 190 m² in Kusel in a nice modern house, BIK, neighborhood with a fantastic Yard w/ playground. Garden hou- 270sqm, se. Pets subject to approval. Avail 5BR, 2.5bath, livrm, carport, base- view; 5 BR; 2.5 Bath; Brand new April 15. 06371-3969 / 0174- ment, balc, garden, €1000 + util, BIK; Basement; Storage; Garage; Pets negotiable; Rent: 1,430.00 pets neg. 0179-3269897 3996385

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Bann: duplex 4 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., basement, patio, yard, garage, 1100,-+ util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/57656

EUR incl. garage; Avail.: Now; For more info please call GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.:06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email:ramstein@gibillpay.com

FSH 245 m², KL Einsiedlerhof, 4 BR; 2 bath, BIK, Liv/Din.room, party room w. fire place, sauna, garage, pets negotiable, rent:1840,00 EUR+ util.+40,00 EUR garage, avail. now. For more info please call GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.:06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, email:ramstein@gibillpay.com Furnished house for rent near KTown & close to Sembach, 190sqm, 2 stories, car parking, 4 rooms, 2 bathrms, bik + dining area, laundry rm, balcony, terrace, 1000€ + util, call 0176-233-98220 or 0171-768-7729

Gries: freestanding 4 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningm, , built-in-kit., patio, garage, 1180,-- + util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371/ 57656 A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

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We meet Sundays at 11 a.m. For more info call 06371-616793 or visit our website www.CCK-Town.org Industriestr. 50 66862 Kindsbach

Hauptstuhl (Landstuhl School): Newer Duplex incl apartm, 320sqm, 6BR/5BA, terrace, yard, 2 garages € 1.760,- + util 06371/ 943315-16 www.GermaWild-Immo bilien.de

Herschberg, beaut country house, nice garden, 16km Landstuhl, 180sqm 4BR, 1.5bath, BIK, dinrm & lrg livrm basem balc, terr, garage €1250 +util 0163-5525857


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Henschtal, nice new modern 4 bedr duplex, 200 sqm, nice bik, open din & liv rm, fireplace, balcony, 3 bath, patio, sml yard, solid carport, 1440,-â‚Ź Nanzdietschweiler, nice charming 4 bedr. freest., 165 sqm, nice bik, open din & liv rm, fireplace, 2.5 bath, nice patio, nice yard, basement, garage, 1200,-â‚Ź Reichenbach-Albersbach, nice cosy 3 bedr. house, 100 sqm, nice bik, liv rm, nice 2 bath, patio, yard, garage, 800,-â‚Ź Reduced Fees Real Estate Sabine Leppla please call: 0179-2267905

Hermersberg, 5min to LRMC, 5BR 266sqm livrm dinrm BIK 2.5bath guest WC balc terrace dbl garage floor-heat, lawn â‚Ź2030+util + garage, avail. now, Private Sale, no fees 06307-1272 or 0151-19469063 Hirschhorn, 200sqm 4BR 1450â‚Ź, Spesbach 200sqm 4BR 1500â‚Ź, Schwedelbach 210sqm 4BR 1610â‚Ź, Church in Landstuhl 500sqm 5000â‚Ź, NO pets, and more objects!!! Realtor Erika 016096697945 florida0001@gmx.de

Hoeheinoed 10 min to LRMC 3BR 2bath floor heat patio big yard garage E1660 ImmoT. 016096096498 Hohenecken. 4Bm duplex, 2,5 baths, basement, balcony, no yard, 2 garages, E 1200, Immobilien T. 016096096498 Homburg, big representative house in quiet location near to A6, 6 bedrms., 2 big liv.-diningrms., 2,5 bathrms., hobbyroom, sauna, outdoor-swimmingpool, 4 garages, approx. 340/1.000 sqm, 2.500,-- â‚Ź + util.MĂźller ImmobilienService, 06841/62091 Homburg, great representative villa in best, quiet location, near the woods, wonderful view, big liv.-diningroom with open fireplace, 7 bedrms., big studioroom, fitness-room, wine-cellar, 4.5 bathrms., modern bik, garage for 4 cars, approx. 470 sqm liv.space, yard approx. 2.000 sqm, 3.500,-- â‚Ź + util.MĂźller Immobilien-Service, 06841/62091

House for rent in Katzweiler near ROB & Sembach Army Post, 3BDR, 1.5baths, BIK, liv/din rm, large patio, Garage, avail 1May, Rent â‚Ź1130, Tel: 0170-9052120 House in Weilerbach 206sqm 4BR BIK 1.5bath studio yard â‚Ź1500 +utl Call 06301-7998166 or 06301-609824 or 0173-1410546 Kaiserslautern: freestanding house, 5 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., yard, garage, 1.200,-- + util www.AGRA-Immobi lien.de 06371/57656 Kaiserslautern-Erlenbach RH livrm, dinrm, 4BR, 2baths, laundry, stor rm, garden, garage, avail now 1040â‚Ź incl. Tel: 01788950274 Kaiserslautern-Morlautern: new luxury house, 240sqm, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, BIK, pantry, studio, radiant floor heating, highspeed internet, terrace, garage. â‚Ź 1800 + ut. KKA Immobilien.Tel. 0172-6855976.

Kaiserslautern American Kindsbach: rowendhouse, 175sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, terrace, small yard, garage and 3 parking spots, â‚Ź 1250.- + util available after 15May 2012 06371/943315-16 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de

Landstuhl: very nice freest. house 4 br, 2 bath, carp. big fenced yard E 1250,- JR REALTY - reduced fee - Ph: 06371-71756 or 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya hoo.com

KL nice Townend House 140sqm. BIK, din/liv rm open area, 4BR, 1.5bath, garage, fenced yard â‚Ź1030 + util. Call: 06301-719565 or 0172-6785550

Landstuhl-City, nice 2 level apt with castle view from upper level, approx. 220 sqm, 4 bedr, 2 bik liv.rm, dining rm, 2 baths, fire pl, basement, laundry rm, 2 park.lots, KL-Aschbacherhof: House very avail. now, ₏ 1.400.--+ util. No nice, between Ktown & MÜlsch- Pets. Deitrick Real Estate 0171bach, 6km south of Ktown, 1943717 or 06371-913425 223sqm living-space, 8 BR, lrg liv/ Miesenbach: duplex 3 bedr., dinrm, BIK, tiled stove, oil-hea- apartm., living-diningrm., built-inting, basem, storrm, small winter kit., patio, yard, garage, 1100,-- + gard., beaut. lrg garden, 1 garage, util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 1 carport, park. lots. Part. antik 06371/57656 furn if wanted. Avail. now, ₏1.920.Near Ramstein and KL - Vogel, 2 month rent deposit, 1 month way, wonderful freestanding hourent fee, Immobilien Schick-Mßlse, 4 bedrms., b.i.k., 2 baths., atler, Call: 06306-1202 tic, yard, carport 1.050 ₏uro + util Kollweiler Duplex, 10min from Anne S. Neumann Ramstein, 6BD, Bik, 1.5 bath, car Immobilien4you Tel: 06372port, ₏1500 + util, avail now 803641 or 0173-8317162 06385-5311 Nice duplex-Half in Kusel region; Krickenbach, very sunny freest. 120 m², 25 km to RAB, 15 km to single-family house, 6 bedr., fire- Baumholder, 2 BR; 1,5 Bath, BIK, place, 2 1/2 bath, BIK, terrace, Liv./Din.room, Storage, 870,00 big yard, carport, 1.750,- ₏ Dully EUR incl. util. except electr.; perImmobilien, Tel. 06371/914871 or fect for a single person, pets ne0171/7237861 gotiable; avail.: 4/1/2012. For moLambsborn 180 sqm , 5 Bdr, 2 re info please call: 06371-465407 0160-1065196; E-mail: Bath, Bik, Diningr, Livr, 3 Balco- or nies, Garage, Yard ₏1240 06373/ ramstein@gibillpay.com 9112 Nice FSH 130m² 30 km to SemLandstuhl - close to hospital: Ni- bach; 3 BR; 1.5 Bath; BIK; Liv/Dince House, 3BR/1,5BA, terrace, Room, Basement; Storage; 1 Ga130sqm, ₏ 950,- + util 06371/ rage; Pets negotiable; Rent: ap943315-16 www.GermaWild-Immo prox. 1,200.00 EUR; Avail: May 15,2012. For more info please bilien.de Landstuhl 66849, In den Langwie- contact GI Bill Pay Service Real sen 58, Row house, 110sqm, BIK, Estate Tel: 06371-465407 or 0160garage, 2bath, terrace, basem, 1065196, Email: ramstein@gibill ₏750 + util + 2 months rent. Avail pay.com May 1, 0176-63149627

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TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH (P.C.A.) HUMBLING THE SINNER, EXALTING THE SAVIOR AND PROMOTING HOLINESS

Sunday School 9:30 AM – Nursery Available Sundays: Corporate Worship 10:45 AM Weekdays: Men’s, Women’s and Small Group Bible Studies / Prayer Meetings www.trinityreformedpca.com Kirchenstrasse 2a, 66849 Landstuhl, Tel: 0 63 71 - 61 81 38 (across the street from European Country Living)

Page 27 Niedermohr (near Ramstein): 4-5 bedroom house, 160sqm, 2,5 bathrooms, b.i.k, yard KD-Baubetreuung â‚Ź1110 06371-619033 / kd-baubetreuung@t-online.de

Perfect for horse lovers! Old stylish farm house with a rural flair 22km to K'L, 22km to Sembach; 130m2; Pets negotiable; Rent: 1,100.00 EUR incl. util. except electr.; Avail.: Now; For more info please contact GI Bill Pay Service Real Estate, Tel: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gi billpay.com

Noo Fee House, RAB school freestanding house, 240sqm., 4 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., open-fireplace, floor-heating, fenced yard, garage, terrace, 1.750 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Queidersbach: 3BM town-houpatio, E 800, Immobilien Immobilien4you Tel: 06372- se, T.016096096498 803641 or 0173-8317162 Noo Fee Houses Near KL Queidersbach: 4 bm free-stand 160sqm., 4 bedrms., + studio, 2 house, garage, basement, patio, baths., b.i.k., yard, 2 garages big yard, open-fire-pl, E 1320, Im1.100 â‚Źuro +util Noo Feee house moT. 016096096498 Anne S. Neumann Queidersbach: nice 3bm duplex, Immobilien4you Tel: 06372- 2 baths, garage, patio, E 1140, Im803641or 0173-8317162 moT. 016096096498 Otterberg, 250sqm, 6 BR, new BIK, 2,5 BA, Garden, covered terrace, Rent: 2.100,-- â‚Ź + util., Call Mike MĂźnchschwander, RE/MAX Real Estate Center Kaiserslautern, 0631/4140888-0 or 0176/ 32367432 Otterberg: brand new 350sqm, 8 bm house, garages, 3 baths, pattio, big yard, floor-heat, open-fireolace, E 2500, Immobilien T. 016096096498

Rab school, Brand new freestanding house, 400 sqm., 7 bedrms., b.i.k., 3 baths., floor-heating, garage yard 2.700 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641or 0173-8317162 Rab school, freestanding house, 10 Min. to RAB 3bedrms., 2 baths., basement, b.i.k., attic, fenced yard, pets are allow garage 850,00 â‚Źuro + util Anne S.Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372806341or 0173-8317162

Queidersbach, nice 3Bm townRamstein - City, Brand new freehouse, carport, studio, 2,5 baths, standing house, 360sqm., 5 E 920, ImmobilienT. 01609609649 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., floor-heaQueidersbach: nice 6BM du- ting, open-fire-place, yard garage plex, 250 sqm, 2,5 baths, garage, Price 2.800 â‚Źuro +util Anne S. patio, E 1720, Immobilien T. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641or 0173-8317162 016096096498

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule Protestant Services

r%BFOOFS$IBQFM  Saturday Seventh-Day Adventist Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. Sunday Protestant Worship and Kids’ Church10:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ. 0631-3406-4098, BLDG 3150 r-BOETUVIM$IBQFM Sunday Protestant Worship and Kids’ Church 11:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 r.JFTBV$IBQFM Wednesday WOW (Worship on Wednesday) 7:00 p.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 r3BNTUFJO/PSUI$IBQFM (480-6148) Contemporary Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday r3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM (480-5753) Liturgical, 9 a.m. Sunday Traditional Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday r7PHFMXFI$IBQFM (489-6859) Gospel Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Protestant Education Classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner, For more information, call 480-2499 or 489-6743.

Jewish Religious Services

r%BFOOFS$IBQFM Sunday Confessions 10:45 a.m. Sunday Mass 11:30 a.m. Daily Mass 11:45 a.m. Tue – Fri POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 r-BOETUVIM$IBQFM Sunday Mass 9 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Daily Mass noon Mon – Fri POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098

Islamic Services

r3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM.PTRVF (480-5753), Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. For Religious Education and Daily Prayers check Prayer Schedule

Orthodox Christian

Confession by appointment Divine Liturgy - Kapaun Chapel Sun, 9:00 a.m. For more information call: 489-2496

Pulaski Youth Center

Monday “Genesis� Dance Night (grades 6–12) Tuesday Musician’s Night (grades 6–12) Saturday “The Rock� (grades 9–12) Small Groups “Plugged-In� (grades 6–8) For more info call USAG K – Chaplain’s office at 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098

Denominational Services Episcopal (St. Albans) ,BQBVO$IBQFM Sun, 10:30 a.m.

r3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM4ZOBHPHVF(480-5753), Korean Service Shabbat Evening Service, 4PVUI$IBQFM Sun, 1 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Catholic Services ,BQBVO"OOFY 2nd & 4th Sun, 1.30 p.m. r3BNTUFJO/PSUI$IBQFM(480-6148) Wiccan  Sunday Mass, 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. /PSUI$IBQFM Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sunday $POGFSFODF3PPN1st & 3rd Sat, 7 p.m. Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Mon through Fri Confessional Lutheran (WELS)   r7PHFMXFI$IBQFM (489-6859) 4PVUI$IBQFM  2nd & 4th Sun, 4 p.m. Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Saturday Confessional Lutheran (LCMS) 4PVUI$IBQFM 1st, 3rd & 5th Sun, 4 p.m. 


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Kaiserslautern American

April 20, 2012 Available with GP Residences: Beautiful OlsbrĂźcken House, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, bik, pantry, living room w/fire place, dining room, yard, double garage, great view, â‚Ź1,534. Very nice HĂźtschenhausen House, 5 BR, 3 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, garage, extra parking, yard, storage, â‚Ź1,725. New Miesenbach House, 4 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, yard, garage, â‚Ź1,150. Nice Gries House, 4 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din Sunny house, 4 BR, 2 bath, Bik, rm, yard, garage, storage, â‚Ź1,300. nice garden, 10min. to RAB, Reduced fees, call 0631-22328 or available now! Please call Volker 0177-5522-328 or 0162-4131-878. 01713435936 Brand new freestanding house, Townhouse KL-Einsiedlerhof near RAB + Vogelway, 260sqm., li120m2; 3 BR; 2 Bath; Liv/Din- ving-space, 5 bedrms., 3 baths., Room; Loft; Pets allowed; 1 Gara- b.i.k., floor-heating, garage, Price ge; Rent: 870.00 EUR + 30.00 380 000 â‚Źuro Anne S. Neumann EUR garage; Avail.: Now. For mo- Immobilien4you Tel: 06372re info please contact GI Bill Pay 803641 or 0173-8317162 Service Real Estate, Tel.: 06371Buying in Germany is not as com465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: plicated as it may seem, we will ramstein@gibillpay.com assist you in every step of the proWaldmohr, Townhouse, cedure. We will also assist you in 220sqm, 5 BDR , 2,5 baths , rent finding a rental home, if that is â‚Ź 1500 Ziai Immobilien 06371 what you are looking for. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 0637157888 5940059 www.dorisd-immo.de Waldmohr: luxury, freestanding Excl freest house, 15min RAB house in RSD, 220sqm, 4 bed, (66903 Ohmbach) 200sqm, 4BR, 2,5 bath, BIK, sauna, storage, ga2 Firepl, cov Balc, cov Patio, 2lg rage, yard, â‚Ź 1630+ut. Av.25th Garage +2Carports, 1815sqm beApril, KKA Immobilien 0172/ autiful yard, lots of extras. 6855976, Melinda 269000â‚Ź. Private sale no Realtor, Wartenberg-Rohrbach, 5 min. to call: 0175 246 7345

Schwedelbach: Freest. House , 214sqm, 6BR/2,5BA, terrace, yard, garage, carport â‚Ź1610,- + util; Duplex, 190sqm, 5BR/2.5BA, All ads & pics can be viewed @ terrace, yard, garage, â‚Ź 1360,- + www.class-world.eu util. 06371/943311-16 www.Ger Ramstein (Weltersbach): new maWild-Immobilien.de 2bedroom apartment, living-diningroom w. open kitchen, ba- Sembach 10min, FSH, 340 sqm, throom, storage 550,- â‚Ź+util, 7 BDR , 3 baths, pets ok , rent â‚Ź 1bedroom apartment for 400,- 2200, ZIAI Immobilien 06371 â‚Ź+util KD-Baubetreuung 06371- 57888

HOUSES FOR RENT

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Cowgirls to serve you Bison steaks, spare ribs and other western specialities! You will feel like Gary Cooper on the set of High Noon or John Wayne in Rio Bravo! We await you in our decorative SaloonRestaurant!!! We look forward to seeing you Fam. Clos, Fam. Fickert and team

Ramstein school district: modern, freestanding house 200sqm, 4 bed, 2 bath, BIK, walk-in closet, storage, garage, yard, no pets, â‚Ź 1450+ut. Av.1. May, KKA Immobilien 0172/6855976, Melinda Rehweiler Duplex 250sqm 4BR liv/din rm bik 2.5bath storage rm â‚Ź1400 + util Ramstein School District Bus Stop infront of house. No dogs please! Avail now Call: 01707039893 - 06383-7226 Rodenbach: Rowhouse 226sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, carport, terrace, â‚Ź 1525.-+ util. Freest. House, 300sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, terrace, yard, carport â‚Ź 2220.- + util. Duplex, 255sqm, 6BR/2,5BA, terrace, yard, carport, â‚Ź 1734.- + util. New rowendhouse, 245sqm, 5BR/ 2,5BA, terrace, carport â‚Ź 1875.- + util 06371/943315-16 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de

Schopp, 5 bdr, 3 bath, bik, fireplace, carport, Schicker Wohnen Sembach, 4 BR, BIK, 1,5 BA, e.K., reduced fee â‚Ź1500 Martin Terr., 125 sqm, Rent: 900,00 EUR + util., Call Mike MĂźnchschwan0177-1700206 der, RE/MAX Real Estate Center Kaiserslautern, 0631/4140888-0 or 0176/32367432.

Wartenberg-Rohrbach, 5 min. to Sembach, 4 BR, BIK, 1,5 BA, Terr., 175 sqm, Rent: 1.200,00 EUR + util., Call Mike MĂźnchschwander, RE/MAX Real Estate Center Kaiserslautern, 0631/ Kaiserslautern Centrum histori4140888-0 or 0176/32367432. cal 2 apartments super location

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Weilerbach , nice duplex, 5 BDR, renovated 3 balconies 2 kitchens 2 baths, rent, â‚Ź1350,00, ZIAI Im- 8 rooms summer kitchen garden mobilien , 06371 57888 shop basement sell by owner

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Weilerbach-Eulenbis: townendhouse, 160sqm, 4bedr, livr, bik, 3bath, basement, yard, terrace, open fireplace, â‚Ź1245 + util. Roth Immobilien. 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Wonderful freestanding house, 10 Min. to RAB 240sqm., 6 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., attic, yard, garage 1.730 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641or 01738317162

HOUSES / APTS FOR SALE All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Come and enjoy our

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Sat, April 21, 8 p.m., Haus des BĂźrgers Am neuen Markt 4, 66877 Ramstein For more info and tickets: www.eventim.de

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Exclusive free standing 2 family House in Bexbach; 458 m² living and useable space; 2200,00 m² property, 4 BR; Studio Gallery, 2 Liv./Dining room; 2 BIK; 3 Bath, Basement, Balconies, Patio, Double Garage, Gas heating, 720.000,00 EUR. For more info please call GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate. Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196. Email:ramstein@gibillpay.com

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every 2 Th d Thursday all Schnitzels for ₏8,Opening hours Daily open Apr to Oct: 11.30am–10.00pm, Tuesdays closed For reservation please call +49 6371 – 7319688 or +49 176 – 31358963 www.facebook.com/kahnhaus

!!! BruchmĂźhlbach!!! Great one family home with mother-in-law apartment. 290 qm liv space, 748qm Property. 4BR/3BA, apartment 1BR1 bath, 2 car garage.Come and see!!!Price â‚Ź 350 000 R Otterberg, 250 sqm, 6 BR, new BIK, 2,5 BA, Garden, roofed terrace, Rent: 2.100,-- â‚Ź + util., Call Mike MĂźnchschwander, RE/MAX Real Estate Center Kaiserslautern, 0631/4140888-0 or 0176/ 32367432.

Charles DSN 634-7554 Ilona 0173-302-5189 â‚Ź279000 caustin@ alice.it

Kindsbach: nice duplex with garage built 2006, 145sqm, 4bm, 2 baths, E200000, ImmobilienT. 016096096498 KL-Erlenbach, beaut., individual 1Fam Townhouse, 132sqm, housing area, built '97, 2story, 2balc, lg open liv/din area w/BIK, 3BR, 2bath, walk-in closet, utility rm, basem., SAT dish, garage, 2 terrace + yard w/BBQ, summer house, incl. sep. Apt. 64sqm, 1balc, 1bdrm, BIK, util.rm, floor heating, SAT dish, near city bus stop, 239.000â‚Ź neg from private 063012080 Landstuhl-Melkerei: Great house with eff. Apptm. 5 Bedr, 2 Bathr, open Kitchen/Living/Dining (luxury built in kitchen), 2 bedr. living/kitchen, bathr Apptm, Garage â‚Ź 358.000, Mackenbach, large House with extra Apptm, in residential area close to RAB, 4-5 bedr, livrm open fire place, BIK, 3 bath, gas heating, garage, â‚Ź 299,000,-RE/ MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170 685 0060 ask for Wolfgang, email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de


April 20, 2012

Kaiserslautern American 100% equipped 1-2BR Apts, Free internet, AFN, Phone to USA, offRoad parking. 10min to RAM, LAND, LRMC, Contractors also welcome. Info: 0177 1955959 or www.tlaramstein.com

Ramstein large 2&3 bedroom suites. PC, Wi-Fi, tel, AFN, SKY, BIK, W/D, tel.01791456657 temp_house@hotmail.com, www.facebook.com/ramsteinlod ging. €90 01791456657

2, 3 & 4 bedroom TLA luxury accommodations in Rodenbach. Great for families and pets. Everything included. Visit Youtube (search: tlc4tla). Tel: 015125211046 or e-mail: tlc4tla@ Nice Duplex, built 1992, Living gmail.

Ramstein TLA 3-4BR 2Ba house all inclusive furnished, linens, dishes/pots, wash/dryer, AFN, tel, DSL, carport 0152-33584979 email: tla@gmx.com

HOUSES / APTS FOR SALE All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Near KL-Vogelway, freestanding house, 5 bedrms., 2 baths., 2 garages, b.i.k., yard Price 190 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Page 29 The best Pizza & Salads in the KMC area

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TLA in Ramstein: 3 bedrm., livingroom, built-in-kit., 2 bath, fully 2, 3 + 4 TLA/TDY Luxury Apts in furnished, basement, call 06371Landstuhl, Ramstein & K-Town. 57656 All Remodeled, Furnished, 100% Very nice temp. Apt Mackenequipped, Cable TV, Kitchen, bach, near RAB, 65sqm, fully furn. Washer, Dryer, Parking etc. Call all incl. lrg yard (opt usage), BBQ 0172-7471366 or 0170-4137555 Call: 0177-3459519 or 06374-

room, Dining Room, BIK, 3 bedroom, studio, 2 bathroom, guest toilette, balcony, 2 carport.210 sqm living space, nice garden with patio. Selling price 230000€ call Michaela at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/41408880 or 0176 32 391664 2bdr,

downtown Landstuhl, 915848 shops+dining 3min, RAB+LMRC Obermohr, 4BM duplex with garage, built 2001, E224000, Im- 1mile, fully equipped, lovely new AUTOS furniture, up to 4P. long term renmoT. 016096096498 tal poss. 00491621785685 All ads & pics can be viewed @ Property 4 Sale by Owner Reduwww.class-world.eu A variety of TLA/TDY Apts in Kced to: €95,000.00. House 3BDR, Town in different sizes, 5min to DR, LR 2 baths, Yard. Older RenoCaution: Some KA Classified vated. Above a large office. walk to City Center, Fully Furnisads have become a target 230sqm total. Garage, furniture in- hed, Apts starting at 35€ per night for scams. Please be caucluded. Was Rented as a TLA at all incl. For Info call 0631-316860 tious if potential buyers offer average € 100 /Night. Min. rent in- Apt / TLA close to RAB & LRMC you payment methods other come € 1200/M Max.€ 2000/M. fully furn wshr/dryer TV Intern. than cash. Pls call 06371 57888 Long term rental possib. €23/day / €650 mnth 0178-3492565 or Siegelbach (K´town): freest. luxu*2010 BMW 550 GT* Private Selry house with 330sqm living 0152-28947556 space, property 1200sqm, livingdiningroom w. open fireplace, indoor swimming pool, steam grot, sauna, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 guest-WC, garage and yard €385000 06371-619033 / kdbaubetreuung@t-online.de

Compl. furnished all incl. homes in Ramstein 1/2 bedr. apartm., Landstuhl 2 bedr., Enkenbach 2 bedr., 5 bedr. house w. yard in Bruchmühlbach, engl. TV, Internetflatrate, b.i.k., washer, dryer and more. KD-Baubetreuung / kdSpesbach: new freest. 267sqm 06371-619033 house, property 596sqm living-di- baubetreuung@t-online.de

ler! Free Shipping back to the U.S! Fully Loaded--Only 16K miles! Showroom Condition!*2.5 yr ext. warranty included!* $47999 015223424776/bryhoggard@hot mail.com

'10 Infiniti G37x Great Luxury Fun Car: it seats 5, V6 3.7L Eng, 328HP, AWD Automatic 7spd w/ Manual mode. Bose sound, heaningroom w. fireplace, open kitHome from Home - Luxury 4 bed ted seats & b/u camera etc chen w. b.i.k., 6 bedrooms, 2,5 TLA house. Fully furnished / $33500 moonlite79@ymail.com bathrooms, garage w. storageroom, terrace a. yard KD-Baube- equipped. TV / DVD / Internet / 2004 Volvo XC-90, T6. Heated treuung €350000 06371-619033 / Free calls to US. Close to Vogel- leather seats, 7 Seater, Sunroof, weh / Landstuhl / Ramstein. Pets Premium Sound, 71000 miles. kd-baubetreuung@t-online.de Welcome. 01603311344 / $12000 canadakim28@yahoo.com Wonderful freestanding house, 063719469448 or tomsalmimi@ya LOOKING FOR A COZY PLACE with sepr. Apartment in RAB hoo.com TO SPEND THE WEEK OR A MONTH? school, 330sqm., living-space, 6 Landbedrms., dining-living-area, nice Hotel-Apartments-TLA We can help! b.i.k., 3 baths., +sauna, floor-hea- stuhl near hospital, 100sqm, fully TLAs in Ramstein New apt for 1 bedting, open-fire-place, roof-patio, 2 furnished, TV DSL, washer & room for 2 people & also for families. Apts have: full furn Sat TV microw. garages Price 420 000 €uro Anne dryer, cleaning service, breakfast S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: included Call 06371-64624 or phone comp w/DSL private parking pets OK wash/dryer also avail. 06372-803641 www.sanders-apartments.de or

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2000 BMW 325i; neat maint records, 126K miles, heated seats, AC, pwr windows/locks, iPod hook-up, all-season tires/rims, summer tires (no rims) $7500 Call Mike at 0160-9385-9547 or email at mikenelisha@yahoo.com 1994 Mercedes C220, Car is in great condition. Sure to pass in- 2000 Golf/Jetta wagon 1.9l TDI spection. PCSing soon!!! Stan- (Diesel) 6 speed manual, Automadard Automatic Price NEG!!! tic climate control, power win$3500 dionndrawilliams@ya dows, up to 65mpg includes winhoo.com ter tires on steel rims. $5000 017955371319/rubenahr@ 1994 Renault 19, Manual Tran, gmail.com Only 33,000m, sunroof, all power options, it is like it is brand new, 2001 Audi A3 Only 83000m Mahas to be seen to be believed, a nual trans, leather interior, heated real bargain $2800 01623765746 / seats, reverse parking sensors, all dj266788@yahoo.com power options, immaculate condition inside and out $9800 1997 BMW 316I Only 113000m, raymunzer@yahoo.com/ Manual Trans, in excellent conditi01623750236 on, sunroof, cd player, all power options, looks great and is in per- 2001 Honda Civic LX. Red 2-DR fect mechanical order $3700 cpe. Manual Trans. 85,000 mi. hm198680@yahoo.com Power windows, locks, cruise, mirrors. Cold AC. Ziebart rust pro1998 Honda Accord LX 182,000 tection. PCS sale. $4800 0151Miles, Silver, 4D Baumholder / K566-32509 Town Area Very Reliable; $400 less than Blue Book Passed In- 2001 Renault Megane Diesel Staspection: March 2012 $2600 tion Wagon Only 106,000m In ExJimcollins97@hotmail.com or cellent condition Manual Trans All 01711789163 power options Excellent on gas Reflex silver in color $4400 2002 Opel Astra G, black, non 01736932271/jdan2667@ya smoker, drives great in snow. Perhoo.com fect second car. 480-5479, ask for Greg. After 1600, 2003 BMW 325i, 4dr, sunroof, 06363993124 $2500 CD player, A/C, leather seats, new xenon lights, passed U.S. inWALSH AGENCY spection 20 Mar 2012. Excel www.walsh-adac.com cond. Summer/winter tires. €6500 LICENSED ADAC OFFICE claddw@yahoo.com 0160FULL ENGLISH SERVICE 1636817 American Auto Protector & AXA Co. 2005 Ford Escape XLT 4X4, Sa• LOW COST CAR & BIKE INSURANCE ge Green Metallic, 86,000 Miles, • BUSINESS, LEGAL & MEDICAL INSURANCE • PROPERTY & HOME OWNERS INSURANCE Auto Trans, V6 3.0 Liter, AC, Hea• LIABILITY: HUNTING, PERSONAL & DOG INS. vy Duty Mats, Oversize Off-Road Kaiserstr. 6, KL-Einsiedlerhof Tires, Electric W/D $9500 Tel. & Fax: 0631 • 57750 located on B40 across ”Nick’s Fried Chicken“ scottm.boyle@gmail.com

April 20, 2012 2005, Mercedez Benz A180 CDI, AC sun roof, standard shift, 290000km, wi&su tires, 2nd owner, German spec, dealer maintained, Call D: DSN 483-544, €4000 E:06223-74183 Heidelberg 2006 Ford Escape AWD automatic 4cyn. Tires less than 2yrs old, new windshield. No leaks. Passed inspection the first time Oct 2011. Runs great $6500 chicagoccatt@ gmail.com

2006 Mini Cooper S, Auto, US Spec, Great cond, Black, 45K miles, all season run-flats, sun roof, heated sts, power everything. Call Brandon @ 015125927032 $14500 2007 BMW 118D Hatchback (50+MPG), ~39k miles, full set of summer and winter tires, 6 speed manual transmission, all leather, interior, rear wheel drive $23000 hilda.alexander@gmail.com 2007 Chevy Avalanche deploying soon must sell Runs amazing In Ktown more pictures and details upon request 92,000 miles fully loaded w/o navigation $18990 adam.p.maxwell@gmail.com 2008 Tundra 5.7L V-8 381hp/ 401tq 4WD 32K mi Silver Dble Cab, Cold Wx & Tow Pkgs 6-CD/ MP3/FM, Bedliner, 10-Tie Down Tracks & Rings, Storage & Tool Boxes $27500 063718020093/ DeCorteFamily@Yahoo.Com 2009 370Z Touring Platinum Graphi-Black Interior Only 9,000 miles garage kept. Honolulu Auto Show display 7 sp paddle fast 3.7V6 332 HP Bose $30000 g1031@ aol.com 2009 Gold Toyota Sienna LE 7passenger minivan; 20k mi; std equip; no accidents; maintenance on time; owner PCS mid-May; price negotiable $22500 aunethree@ hotmail.com 2010 Volvo XC90. Exc Cond Automatic, 7 pass, Leather Int.Power & Climate Pkg Dealer maint. Still under warranty, free shipping to US 28K Miles $30500 0171-273-0474 ervinfam2002@ya hoo.com

BMW 320i, Station Wagon, 6cyl., adj. suspension, nice rims, tinted windows etc. Just call for more details. 06384-993235 OBO €3350


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2011 Volvo XC 60 2.0 D3 Summun Eurospec!! Auxiliary heating! Diesel 163 PS FWD, 14000km. Automatic leather, Panorama-Sunroof, keyless entry, warranty €29950 ademsonuvar@yahoo.com

Kaiserslautern American BMW 325i Coupe 2 doors sport, Yr 1993, Automatic Transmission, Full Options w/ Tuning, 6 Cylinder 150 HP + S&M system, Alu Rims+Winter tires $3800 essamhindi@online.de Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT Summer tires sets of 4 for BMW 3 Series. Front Size 225/4517, Rear Size 255/40-17. Only 10KM of Use. $800 josemarrero10@yahoo.com

2012 Toyota Tundra Limited for sale: for $21800 almost like new and a 2011 Nissan Pathfinder: $11.500 jamnatnick@yahoo.com or jamnatnick@hotmail.com €8500

Extremely reliable! 1995 BMW 316i Compact. Red ext/charcoal int. Euro spec 5 spd. Mileage 128,000 miles. Full maintainence hx. Best car I ever had! $3000 sundergirl1@ 93 VW Golf auto trans, white, 016098210089 new kumho all-season tires, 128k gmail.com miles, runs great. just passed in- Fiat stilo 1.4 16V active, 2005, spection as of April 1st. $1500 stylish and sporty! black metallic, 015228540528 or dlfv8613@ interior grey/blue, 2-door, glass gmail.com "sky window" stretches across 9-5 Wagon, Turbo DOHC 2.3L, 5Speed M/T, Leather, AC, Sun Roof, snow tires, 138K miles, dent on left/rear door, Grey, US Spec $4000 OBO Kaiserslautern peters10@cox.net

whole roof -- convertible feeling! 71,000km, 95 PS, 6 gears, unleaded fuel, air condition, bord computer, RDS high-class radio/CD with 6 speakers, power steering plus city steering, airbags, central locks, set of summer and winter tires, non-smoker car, only one owner, in excellent condition, no accidents, german tüv till march 2013. € 6,000 (neg.) call 015158216091

Attention: BMW 320d Touring, Model 2004, second hand, well maintained, non-smoking, 6-gear stick shift, all leather seats, power doors/windows/brakes, sunroof, stereo CD, A/C, new tires & battery & oil change. 65miles a gallon. Great family car, color white, around 62.000 miles, 2007, one Only €6950 0172-676 2717 owner, GPS and the entire technoBMW 318i, 1992. Vehicle just logy package. Call 0151past german inspection without 24147627 $21000 0151-24147627 any problems. Vehicle is good condition. Vehicle comes with a Opel Corsa, 2009, orig. 1280km, JVC, CD, MP3 pl. €2200; cool & sound package, AC, €10.500 obo Call: 0152-53699038 01708128934

Jeep Grand Cherokee, 1995, Black, Grey Leather Int. in great cond., heated front seats 5.2l V8, sunroof plus 4 xtrawide alloy rims/ tires, 150K miles, negot. €2600 +49 17683092615 Land Rover Defender Td5 turbo diesel. Seats 9! New A/T M+S tires, stereo, speakers, starter and more. Full time AWD/4x4. Great vehicle. Email for more $21000 xavierflores77@gmail.com Limited, V6, AWD, New All Season Tires, Leather, In Dash Computer System, Keyless Entry Door Pad, 2 Remote Keys, Aux IPOD, 6 Disc CD, Clean, Great Cond $19900 Serious Buyers Only! Email: cortney56@hotmail.com MB 220 D, 1998, Station Wagon, great gas mileage - Diesel, white, automatic, cruise control, A/C, electric windows infront, tinted windows, rain sensor, removable trailer hitch, 245.000 km, German inspection good until 4/2013, accident free, 3.300 Euro OBO, Tel. 0175-7503767 Nissan 350 Z - 6 Speed, German Spec, color: Orange, fully loaded, 1 owner, A/C, heated seats, 90.000 miles, new brakes, 301 HP, Model 2006 18000$ OBO Call 0631-5208312 Pontiac Bonneville 1998- Automatic-Maroon metallic-leather seats–4 electric windows-new transmission-new tires-remote key-new breaks-good condition €3000 cknoerzer@hotmail.de VW RNS 315 Touch Screen Navi System (N. Amer) from 2011 Tiguan. Never used. $1000 Ro bert.d.Robinson.civ@mail.mil

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Infant First Aid class will be held at the St. Johannis Krankenhaus in Landstuhl on May 3 from 5:308:30pm. Please e-mail for more information! american.ge burts.team@googlemail.com Just found out your pregnant? Want to develop a relationship with one doctor for the term of your pregnancy? Considering having your baby off-base? ameri can.geburts.team@google.com KMC Soles4Souls needs Shoes!! 15 Apr-13 May. Boots, sneakers, etc. Donations @ Ramstein CDC & Fitness Cntrs. Help change the world one pair at a time! KMC.SolesforSouls@gmail.com PMI Stuttgart English group will meet 10 May 2012 at DRS. Topic: Procurement & Acquisition. Admission is free. For info & RSVP to pmistuttgart@gmail.com Quit Smoking Today! Army Public Health Nursing is offering Tobacco Cessation Classes for civilian and military personnel in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Area. New group begins 1st Wednesday of every month from 11301230 for four weeks at the Kleber DFAC, Back Dining Room Bldg. 3206. Advance registration is required. To register or for more information call Army Public Health Department at DSN 486-7002/CIV 06371-86-7002 or Kleber Health Clinic at DSN: 483-6099/CIV: 06371-83-6099. Reiki: Interested in forming a Reiki Share Group? Please contact Jerry or Lorraine @ jerlor@t-online.de

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17th C John London of Bristol Brass Lantern clock Antique John London of Bristol brass lantern clock. $800 travisbarker33@li ve.com 18" foil balloons for sell. Hello Kitty, Princess, Strawberry Shortcake, Spiderman and so on. Great Flo Mart Profits available. Email phillip67410@yahoo.com $200 19th Century Atkinson Lancaster Mantle clock. Antique Atkinson Lancaster wooden mantle place chime clock clad with bronze. contact for more details $2500 travisbarker33@live.com 29 Schlosstrasse, Landstuhl 66849 8:00 Sat Kid's wooden table, dress up organizer, book display, montessori toys, girl's clothes. Misc household items adobeach@yahoo.com 5 piece living room set and more for sale. Negotiable 0160-94846496

70 VHS movies (NTSC, english) Godfather 1-3, As good as it gets, Falling down Full list @ www.kap pesser-online.de 0176-23371402 A very old cabinet for sale. Henry II. €1200 ruffing@thamke.de Amco Brake Lathe (cut rotors rather than replace or remove rust), 120V with transformer. Works well. Gave up hobby. Was new $4,500-. €200 leeannastohner@ya hoo.com American country music artist singer seeking places to do music events.... website https://sites.google.com/site/realamericanmusic/ €450 countrymusichighway@yahoo.com American Washer Whirlpool 220V, large capacity, great condition, only 1 1/2 years old. 400$ OBO Self pick-up in Landstuhl. Call: 0176-80286750 Antique German shrunk, €350, Framed painting, artist died, different prices, DVDs $2 each, large micro wave oven $15, large ceramic vases, TV´s €10-€20, 0637157888 Beautiful painted picture, $240 info@winnnap.de / 06302-819060 or 0152-29213493 pics online

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Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de

Bookshelf Cabinet/Display Hutch; Light Brown; 80"H x 90"W x 16"D. 3 sections, 3 glass doors; 10 glass shelves, 8 cupboards, 6 Bassett couch, loveseat, oversi- drawers. Paid 750. $350 06371zed chair, beige 500$ obo 499937 01758716011 claudiamrichmond@ Cabinet for TV, Bassett (Pine), gmail.com 65" Ht, 30" Wd, 20" Dp, Exc Bedroom, oak, mirro cabinet Cond, TV also for sale (see Sony 2,90m, dresser, like new, $250 Trinitron 25"), $165 OBO, Call info@winnnap.de / 06302-819060 0163-330-5535, Lv Msg or 0152-29213493 Callaway Razr-hawk, driver and

Beige and white hallway cabinet. Good shape. Two Glass shelves in bottom half and two pull out draws. $100 isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com or 017622987498 Big tents, 2, white, excellent condition, each: 114ft. length, 59ft., width, 28ft. hight, for sports or shows or exhibitions, made in 1993 - like new 0152-25194313 (David Frank) Blue & Yellow curtains for bedroom/livingroom. Satin like material. $15 See www.class-world.eu for pics. 017622987498/ isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Cabinet, walnut, like new, $200 info@winnnap.de / 06302-819060 or 0152-29213493

Coffee & table service, like new, for 6 persons $100 info@winn nap.de / 06302-819060 or 015229213493 pics online

Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or woods, men's r-8, senior graphi- 0151-270-19822 te, used one season - excellent condition. Driver is a 10.5 degree, Community Yard Sale sponsored $125 OBO, 3 & 5 woods $100 by KMS Drama Club Sat. Apr 21 from 8-4 at KMS gym. Rent a each OBO, Call 06732- 4098 space to sell your stuff; $10/half Canon 7D DSLR camera. perfect day or $20/whole day condition. in need of money, must jenni4192011@yahoo.com sell. can sell body + lens. wont find this camera for this place any- Couch, loveseat, armchair, one year old, very comfortable, $500 where else. $600 01732587860 info@winnnap.de / 06302-819060 Canon F1 35mm Camera.+Zoom or 0152-29213493 f4/75-200FD.1.8f50mmFD/ Craftsman built DJH 00 gauge lo1.8F85mmFT/2.5F135mmFT/ comotives, Fine Scale Swiss mo35f35mmFT. Bellows, filters tors, P2 , 282/462 Princes. BLK5, hoods etc. All Canon Quality + HoCrab. 264T. 462BRITANIA + Kit ya. €450 0176-96776870 Built Rolling Stock.New Points etc Classy 1 1/3 carat diamond ring €1600 0176-96776870 for that special someone. I bought Danish master oil painting. it at Kay jewelers (still sales for Brandt. Nyborg Castle and boat. $3499). In excellent condition and About 1880's approximate. Neararely worn! $3000 0171-995- rest Offer Taken. Very nice picture 5834 or tamarad_ly13@yahoo.com €36000 0176-96776870 Dining set must sell ASAP, kseonline@hotmail.com €250

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Experienced American Drummer in the Baumholder and/or Kaiserslautern area (reside in Kusel) looking to join or start a Rock/Pop Band legal372000@yahoo.com Extension wall, 2,40, like new, $195 info@winnnap.de / 06302819060 or 0152-29213493 For Sale: As a set or seperately, in excellent cond. Belgium made Sofa with soft seatback pillows ($350) and matching chase lounger ($300). $650 HP:063017168963, CP: 016093231613, WP: 06117055301, thornsbury@ya hoo.com For Sale: As set or seperately, in excellent cond. Belgium made coffee table ($50) and two end tables ($25 ea). Photos upon request $100 HP: 063017168963, WP: 06117055301, thornsbury1957@yahoo.com For Sale: Factory Brand New Unlocked Apple iPhone 4G 32GB/ Blackberry Bold, Storm.. $349, email: elect2000ltd@gmail.com For Sale: in excellent condition, large Entertainment Center fits up to 50 inch Flatscreen TV. $400 HP: 063017168963, CP: 016093231613, WP: 06117055301, thornsbury1957@ya hoo.com For Sale: Overstuffed Chair $40, and wooden fireplace mantle with base made for electric heater insert. $20 Photo avail. $60 HP: 063017168963, WP: 06117055301, thornsbury1957@ya hoo.com For Sale: Samsung 50 inch Flatscreen TV, (220V) In excellent and working condition. Photo avail. $400 HP:063017168963, WP: 06117055301, thornsbury1957@ya hoo.com Free Cleveland Browns fans are invited to join the Browns Backers Worldwide chapter in Kaiserslautern hosting watch parties every gameday in Otterbach Live!! AJ 0151-40417872 brownsbackersinktown@ya hoo.com Full Set of 11Seasons of Mash DVD's + the comemorative 20years later DVD. Good Condition. Also many VHS NTSC tapes Late 80's & 90's â‚Ź66 017696776870 Gardena Electric Powered Lawn Mower with power cord. Good condition, please call 0172-9877334 or 063336020812. $75 familiarodriguez4@gmail.com German Handmade! Oculi Cultus Secreti 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion Unit Insignia Wood Picture Inlay. Pair 37x25 cm. sweilacher@t-online.de â‚Ź100 German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, massiv. Great condition! New â‚Ź1200 each, now selling for â‚Ź350 each! Call: 0176-907-96039 Green suede handbag. With three compartments. Zipper top. $20 0176-22987498 please leave a message if I do not answer. Very old cabinet for sale. Henry II. â‚Ź1200 ruffing@thamke.de

Kaiserslautern American Hornby Digital 00 collection.10 loco's, 6 Pullmans/ lights.3bachman /2/47's one with sound. Track, base boards buildings etc Best offer accepted. â‚Ź1700 0176-96776870 Kids adidas soccer shoes, US size 1, EU 32, black & red, worn a few times. Non marking. $35. 0176-22987498, pics on classworld King bed set, dresser, mattress, wood slates, side tables, closet, 016094846496, â‚Ź550 KofC $500 Essay Contest-Open to practicing Catholic 12th grade (senior) students. Questions-email Roy Lozano KofC 4th Degree roylozano@rocketmail.com 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. Beautful dress. Large Antique Dark solid wood. 3 pull out draws, 3 cabinets above and below to store goods in. 7 feet tall. Price: $2900 017622987498. class-world.eu pics

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Central Texas College is hiring an accounts payable specialist at PERSONAL Mannheim, Coleman Barracks. Full time, benefits, associate's deAll ads & pics can be viewed @ gree or experience in the field rewww.class-world.eu quired. Email wendy.hernandez@ !!!!!!!!!!! FM Cleaner PCSing, cleaeurope.ctcd.edu or click on Big Beautiful Woman, single, laning reg. trash hauling, painting, te 40s seeking seeking nice gentwww.europe.ctcd.edu. yard work, junk removal, delivery leman for a friendship. W/pi transport, pick up service. Guaran- Central Texas College recruiting renate233@hotmail.com tee to pass Landlord & Housing Education Center Staff for deployauthorities insp 0174-5971347 ed sites. Minimum requirement an Female, 45 years, 5'6, blonde is looking for a friendly, good loo!!Aaron House cleaning & trash associate's degree. Six month king american man, 45 or older.To tours, renewable. Logistical suphauling servs reg PCSing yardget to know each other, and maywork, repairs, painting & all other port at duty site, paid overtime. be for a relationship. Only serious duties, avail @ 0173-8273480 insp US citizens only. Email jo contacts please! 01522-6519732 an.fortin@europe.ctcd.edu or guaranteed Looking for my "Angel", Single click on europe.ctcd.edu. !!PCS cleaning, weekly, exp. woman, 46 looking for an Ameriteam over years INSP grtd 0160- Cockpit Lounge (Hotel Christine, can (caucasian) my age, who can 91948-691 or cthompson@t-onli Landstuhl) is looking for a Barten- speak German because my Engder Full-Time. Must have experi- lish is not so great! Only Singles! ne.de ence & German skills. Please 0160/6737687 (SMS) Certified translations. Reasonasend resume per mail or email to USA Black male single, 55 yrs ble rates. Call 06374-4113 or Christine@hotel-christine.com old 182 cm tall, working in Germa0179-531-0274. (We only accept written/emailed ny with a medical job. Looking for Eva's cleaning service, let us resume) nice lady for a friendship. I speak clean your house, we guarantee German. W/pic! Hotel Christine (Landstuhl) is you will be satisfied, 06371nofakesonlyhonesty@yahoo.de look for a receptionist full time, 976660. must have experience and Ger- Warm-hearted, great humor Home & Maintenance Service. man skills. Please send resume 33yrs single black lady with a gePCS, regular & carpet cleaning w/ per mail or email to Christine@ho nerous touch of friendship seeks ref., painting, repair, trash remo- tel-christine.com (We only accept to find a happy relationship. val, bulk & yard waste 06383merryjap@googlemail.com written/emailed resume) 927372 or 0172-6693714

New Challenge for Baseball / Softball Coaches!! The River BanThere have been reports of dits Baseball and Softball Team, pets being sold from bree- located in Saarbrücken (A6, ding facilities that are not ma- 30min from KL) is looking for coanaged at the highest profes- ches for both teams and also Law Office of J. Alan Goodwin, sional standards. Please players. Please contact: ste LLC. Civilian defense services choose your pet carefully. fan.frantz@sfr-consult.de or call and family law mediation for SerMake sure you check the cre- 0171-8634083 vicemembers in Europe and dentials of the people selling Still search am looking for a Po- Southwest Asia. Over 13 years of the pet, and get proper pawerVu receiver with valid subs- military and civilian litigation expeperwork showing shots and/ cription for afn tv ptech@ rience. Website: www.goodwinmili tarylaw.com Email: alan@goodwin or other proof of healthy con- gmx.co.uk ptech@gmx.co.uk dition. For further advice, Teacher, foreign languages buy- militarylaw.com. Phone: 0162695-4076 consult your Veterinarian. ing dictionaries all languages and foreign language guides. Call Learn German with a native spea1 year old yorkie $550 0152-25194313 or 0160-69439449 ker! Maja Rittmann, www.german015161504133 shamiaworthen@ 4-everyone.de 06383/925908 Wanted: American Hunter who ymail.com wants to hunt together in a ger- Translator/Interpreter Certified man revier for a deer and bore ne- KL., near Vogelweh. Reasonable 2 cats, 1 year old. Male is very afar Kusel? Contact: 0173-6528285 rates. Call: 0631-54440

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