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HAVE YOU READ YOUR KA TODAY?

April 26, 2013

Volume 37, number 16

Airmen participate in Exercise Carpathian Spring Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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ore than 80 Airmen from Ramstein participated in Exercise Carpathian Spring in Romania April 12 through 21. The exercise was designed for aircrew to receive upgrade training as well as building partnership capacity with Romanians. “Sequestration has forced us to be more efficient with our training funds and hours,” said Capt. Michael Trimble, 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules aircraft commander. “We have come to Romania to maximize the training available to us. They have great airspace and terrain.” While in Romania, executing effective C-130J Super Hercules aircrew training was a priority. “Aircrew conducted low-level flying and assault landings, while the See EXERCISE, Page 3

Capt. Christopher Boelscher (left), Maj. Dennis Hamilton (middle) and Capt. Matthew Schoomaker (right), 37th Airlift Squadron pilots, work together to fly more than 20 Airmen to Romania April 14 to participate in Exercise Carpathian Spring. The exercise was designed for aircrew to train as well as help build a partnership capacity with Romanians.

British, American soldiers train together in KMC Story and photo by Staff Sgt. John Zumer 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Public Affairs

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he War of 1812 is now 200 years removed, and the friendly relations enjoyed since then by the U.S. and Great Britain have long been a source of pride between the two countries. A recent training exercise in the KMC, Operation Rhine Venture, continued that tradition of service members from both

countries working together for the common good. British soldiers from the Royal Artillery School joined their American air defense counterparts for the weeklong exercise designed to bring certain NATO countries together for professional development, camaraderie and knowledge sharing on their countries’ respective air defense capabilities. German Bundeswehr forces also participated in some of the week’s activities, which

A British army soldier from the Royal Artillery School asks U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jay Polin, a fire control platoon sergeant with Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, a question April 19 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

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NEWS

Barbecue season has started. Never use a barbecue grill in an enclosed space. For more tips, see Page 12.

SPORTS

Tip of the Week 7CSC hosts USAR birthday celebration, Page 13

USO brings all-stars to Ramstein, Pages 24 & 25

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WHY? The question after suicide

Commentary

by Senior Master Sgt. Jeanna Stansbury 786th Force Support Squadron superintendent Why? Who knew a three letter word, one little question, when left unanswered could have such a tremendous effect? It was a Saturday morning and I had just returned home from coaching my 9-year-old youth basketball team through another game toward their undefeated season. My husband’s phone rang, he came upstairs with phone still in hand and I heard him say, “We’ll be right there.” He hung up the phone and pulled me close into a hug. He whispered in my ear, “Don’s dead. He committed suicide. Diane (his wife) is there. She needs you.” We arrived to a chaotic scene of police cars, ambulances, police members in uniform, Office of Special Investigations agents, squadron and group commanders and their wives all scrambling around, most of them with tears in their eyes. I went to Diane, who was sitting in her car. She kept saying, “I knew he was upset. I shouldn’t have left him alone, I should have stayed with him. I should have known. I just don’t understand. I just don’t understand.” I spent the next 16 hours with Diane trying to comfort her. She wanted to see her husband. I kept making phone calls, trying to get answers for her. All they could tell me was that the process and investigation take time. I’ve had a little experience when it comes to suicide; three of

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ended in a reception and gift exchange among the participants. The evolution of the Patriot Missile systems since Operation Desert Storm in 1991, radar, and other technological improvements and doctrinal launching procedures were just a few of the topics covered during the exchange. While the countries involved may not share all of the same equipment or standard operating procedures with their air defense systems, there was still plenty of interest from all in learning about each other’s way

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my family members chose suicide as their solution to their temporary problem. Now, a friend, a peer, a mentor had made the same choice and I was left trying to figure out why for his family, for his Airmen, for myself. Even with the experiences in my life, I couldn’t figure it out. It made no sense. Don was the chief master sergeant of the security forces squadron, and I talked to him at least once a week. I knew he had challenges at work, but we talked about them and at the end of our conversations I always said, “You good? You know, I’m always here if you need to talk or vent.” He would say, “Na, I’m good.” Why didn’t he take advantage of that open door? Why didn’t he use other avenues of help such as Military OneSource, Military Family Life consultants, or our chaplains who are available 24/7? Why did I not see this coming? I should have known. Why did he do this to his family, his friends, his Airmen? You could see the confusion and hurt in every Airman’s eyes across the entire wing. “If the chief made this choice, what do I do when I have a problem?” Our job as leaders is to let the Airmen know they always have other options and there is always another choice they can make. For the next few weeks our marching orders were “eyes on every Airman.” Because if we missed it with the chief, who else have we missed? A year later, I still don’t know why, but I can share with you why not. There is always another

of conducting business. Participants from each country were quick to cite the many benefits gained from the exercise and hoped the event could be repeated. “It gives us a chance to learn how they (the British) operate, understand their battlefield personnel structure and build relationships with one of our strongest NATO allies,” said U.S. Army Capt. Todd Coppedge, commander of Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. Activities at Rhine Ordnance including insert or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, the Department of the Air Force or the AdvantiPro GmbH of the products or the services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or any other non merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. Editorial content is based on news releases, features, editorials and reports prepared by Department of Defense, Air Force and Army agencies, KMC military units and geographically separated units. AdvantiPro staff reserves the right to edit all submitted material.

solution, whatever it may be, that you can live with. You may just have to work toward it. Why not? Because suicide is one of the most selfish acts you can choose. Your choice causes so much pain and anguish for the family and friends left behind; they are the ones who suffer for your choice. Why not? Because your family, more than 300,000 Airmen, is willing to help you through your problem. We have an entire staff at the mental health clinic dedicated to helping you do just that — work through your problem. For those Airmen who have heard that going to mental health will affect their career, you heard wrong. I’ve been going off and on for the past few years for various problems I’ve faced, both professionally and personally, and I have worked through each and every one of them with a little help. I’m willing to bet that the 59 Airmen in 2012 who chose a permanent solution to their temporary problem would have been able to work though theirs as well. Did you know you can get help with your problem through Military OneSource, over the phone, face-to-face or even online and no one has to know? I promise there is another solution, and if you can’t figure it out on your own then someone will help you. All you have to do is ask. Don’t leave your family, friends, co-workers with that one question they’ll never get the answer to — why?

Barracks saw many of the British getting their first glimpse of the Patriot Missile. The exchange was hardly one-sided, however. “My Soldiers also have a chance to show their capabilities, and we had a chance to learn from each other,” Coppedge said. The British soldiers who participated agreed, grateful for their chance to see new weapons systems and share their experiences with NATO comrades-in-arms. “It’s been a really good experience, and I’d absolutely do it again if given the chance,” said British army

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KMC members ‘sleep out’ for charity event. Our goal was to raise $2,000, and before the event even began, we had surpassed that goal by more than $1,000.” The money raised will be used to undreds of thousands of support the Covenant House’s many children spend nights, programs, ranging from providing days and weeks sleeping food to education. and living outside — in “The Covenant House is dedicated foster care. to homeless youth, from young chilIn support of those children, memdren all the way up to people 22 bers of the KMC raised money by years old,” Davis said. “The houses are spending a night sleeping outside. The spread throughout the states and offer 60 volunteers were only allowed to its members food, shelter, water, clothbring a sleeping bag or a cardboard ing and basic essentials in addition to box and the clothes on their back. giving children an education and helpThe Solidarity Sleep Out event was ing its members get jobs.” put together by members of Ramstein Sharing her story wasn’t her only High School’s Keystone Club, a leadership program that offers its members Ramstein High School senior Kayla Kessel writes a letter of encouragement to members of a goal. Davis also wanted to get the volCovenant House in the U.S. during the Solidarity Sleep Out event April 19 on Ramstein. The sleep unteers to help others. volunteer opportunities. “The best outcome I hope to get “This year, they chose to do a proj- out was organized by the Ramstein Keystone Club and was aimed at raising awareness for the homeless. from sharing my story and putting this ect relating to the homeless teens in the states, so (the students) could raise awareness to the part of her childhood homeless. In addition to rais- event together would be for those who participate epidemic there where over 1 million homeless chil- ing awareness, the event also raised money to send to pay it forward,” she said. “I want the participants dren are,” said Kaureen Whittaker, Ramstein youth back to the Covenant House in support of their to learn enough that when they leave here they can go back and use it to try and help someone who programs assistant director. “The goal was just to programs. raise awareness of what homeless youth are facing “We partnered up with Airman Davis who shared needs it.” Donations are being accepted until the end of April. in the states, since military children aren’t exposed her story and the traumatic events she went through to those youth’s hardships.” as a child and how the Covenant House essentially If you’re interested in donating, visit http://covhou. Senior Airman Brittany Davis, 786th Force saved her life,” Whittaker said. “The project was convio.net/site/TR?team_id=1700&pg=team&fr_ Support Squadron and co-coordinator for the sleep inspired by her, and because of the topic of our id=1040&et=pchL5_MH2mFwIxaNBDaPkQ&s_ out, offered her personal experience, since she spent project we were able to help her come up with this tafId=1080. Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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435th Contingency Response Group operated drop zones and supported foreign jumpers,” said Capt. Bradley Buinicky, 86th Operations Support Squadron chief of current operations. “For members of the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, it gave them good exposure to doing their job in a different location.” Being gone for more than a night required several Airmen from the 86th AMXS to ensure the aircraft were properly maintained. “We were able to interact with the Romanians and see how they do things maintenance wise,” said Senior Airman Sean Acebedo, 86th AMXS engine mechanic. “It was a good training mission for us to be able to support.” Romanian military members observed and became familiarized with maintenance, drop zone operations and pallet building, said Buinicky. “This is our fifth year of training with the 37th (Airlift

Squadron),” said Romanian Brig. Gen. Adrian Ciolponea, 6th Special Operation Brigade commander. “It’s always a pleasure and we learn a lot from NCOs and officers, pilots and aircrew. They are all professionals in this job.” Condensing what would have been a month or two of training in Germany, the aircrew was able to get all the training needed in a little more than a week in Romania. Six pilots were upgraded and two loadmasters met all qualifications to drop personnel during the training. Overall, more than 250 Romanian paratroopers were airdropped with about 350 night-vision goggle events over the course of the 10 days. “It’s going very well,” Trimble said. “We have had excellent jumps, great training for the aircrew, the weather has been spectacular and the support from the Romanians has been very generous. We have nothing to complain about.”


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Reported Larcenies

COMPILED BY THE 569TH USFPS

APRIL 17 » Herschberg: One Apple MacBook and two black HP ProBOOKs.

APRIL 16

8:03 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:55 a.m.: Child neglect was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 4:37 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. 5:35 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 6:54 p.m.: A suicide attempt was reported in Oberarnbach.

APRIL 17

9 a.m.: A larceny/burglary of private property was reported in Herschberg. 10:26 a.m.: An Article 134, fleeing the scene, and a minor traffic accident were reported at Spangdahlem Air Base. 2:06 p.m.: Child neglect was reported on Landstuhl. 4:50 p.m.: An assault was reported on Ramstein.

APRIL 18

8:37 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported on Kleber Kaserne. 8:55 a.m.: A larceny of government and private property was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:16 a.m.: Communication of a threat was reported on Pulaski Barracks. 6:35 p.m.: Fraud was reported in Ramstein-

Miesenbach and Kaiserslautern. 9:23 p.m.: A simple assault was reported on Vogelweh.

APRIL 19

1:50 a.m.: An Article 92, failure to obey a lawful order or regulation, and Article 134, disorderly conduct, were reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:42 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes event was reported in Katzenbach. 8:05 p.m.: Communication of a threat was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

APRIL 20

5:26 a.m.: Drunken driving, and a minor traffic accident were reported in Glan-Münchweiler. 6:01 a.m.: An Article 111, drunken driving, was reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:59 a.m.: An Article 111, drunken driving, was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:19 a.m.: A major traffic accident and fleeing the scene of an accident were reported in Goellheim. 10:29 a.m.: An Article 92, driving on a suspended license, was reported on Vogelweh. 2:07 p.m.: An Article 92, failure to obey an order or regulation, was reported in Spesbach. 11:53 p.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Otterbach.

Closures

The KMC Housing offices will be closed on the following dates: today, Wednesday and May 9, 27 and 30.

Take Note

Retirement ceremony

Chief Master Sgt. Michael E. Rindfleisch will celebrate his retirement at 2 p.m. today at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, Suite 2. Rindfleisch is the individual mobilization augmentee to the chief enlisted manager, Intelligence Directorate at Headquarters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa. He serves as the personal adviser to the director of intelligence on all issues regarding welfare, readiness, morale and proper utilization and progress of the enlisted intelligence personnel assigned across USAFE-AFAFRICA.

Weekend clinic

APRIL 18 » Kaiserslautern: One blue jacket, one set of house keys, one Service Credit Union debit card, one black wallet, one Esso gas card, one ration card, one Arizona driver’s license, one U.S. Army Europe certificate of license and one Common Access Card. » Rodenbach: One vehicle registration, one gas card, one insurance card, one TomTom navigation system and one iPod docking station.

The 86th Dental Squadron will sponsor Little Teeth — Big Smiles, a weekend clinic for children, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. (by appointment only) Saturday at the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Services offered include well baby exams for children up to age 4, dental exams and cleanings for children ages 5 to 10 (X-rays as needed) and oral hygiene education stations. The event is open to ID cardholders. To schedule an appointment and for more information, call 479-2210 or 0637146-2210.

APRIL 21

1:22 a.m.: A mutual assault was reported in Landstuhl. 2:28 a.m.: A mutual assault was reported in Katzenbach. 3:30 a.m.: An Article 109, damage to private property, was reported in Kaiserslautern.

APRIL 22

4 p.m.: Damage to private property was reported in Landstuhl. 5:20 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 5:47 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Schwedelbach.

BARMENT

A civilian was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for his involvement in incidents of larceny.

Commander’s Corner

Lt. Col. Lars Zetterstrom, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern commander, will host a Commander’s Corner Wednesday on both AFN Radio and Facebook. The monthly forum is designed as an opportunity for KMC members to ask questions or voice local concerns. This month, the garrison commander will be joined by Air Force Lt. Col. Bradley Barnhart from the 86th Mission Support Group. Tune in to 100.2 FM, AFN “The Eagle” morning show with Demarrio Spence from 7 to 8 a.m. Wednesday to take part in the radio call-in portion. The studio hotline is 0631-536-6353. Afterward, from 8 to 9 a.m., the conversation goes virtual, with the commander answering questions on the garrison Facebook page, www.facebook.com/army. kaiserslautern.

Story telling

An open forum for storytellers is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon May 10 at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Pre-selected Airmen will tell their stories, which vary from personal tragedy, to dealing with the death of a loved one, to overcoming significant weight loss, to getting out of financial debt, and coming from a troubled childhood prior to joining the military. The stories are meant to inspire others to get to know their Airmen. The program is based on an idea by Gen. Mark A. Welsh, Air Force chief of staff.

Off-Limits list

U.S. Forces Personnel are prohibited from entering or conducting business with the following establishments, except as required by official business. Members who violate this prohibition are subject to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. • Tuncay Altay (Black Sounds Club), Raiffeisenstrasse 19, Landstuhl (Note: The Diamond Club opened in the former Black Sounds Club, however, the building is still off limits.) • Marco Banf (MBT and BTM moving company), Kirchdell 16, Kaiserslautern • James Brown (cleaning business), Obergasse 20, Weilerbach • Axel Burghammer (car sales), Im Bachgraben 11, Landstuhl • Ramona Fröhlich (day care), Hebelstrasse 12, Katzweiler • Mohammad Koohi (Arya Club), Steinstrasse 56, Kaiserslautern • Martin Massa (cleaning business), RudolfBreitscheid Strasse 77, Kaiserslautern • Edgar Mayer (Autohaus Mayer and gas station), Kaiserstrasse 87, Bruchmühlbach • Angelika Picker (AP Bausysteme/construction), Kaiserstrasse 15, Pirmasens • Gisela Smith and Herbert Sator (dog seller), Steinwendenerstrasse 23a, Kottweiler • Brigitte Weinand (day care), Weberstrasse 21, Kindsbach


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Munitions Airman blows away competition Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Cook 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Matthew Brown, 86th Munitions Squadron munitions system technician, was recently awarded the Conventional Munitions Systems Maintainer Technician of the Year award for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa. “I’m excited to have won this award,” Brown said. “It feels good to see that my hard work has paid off.” Hard work is nothing new for Brown. As a member of 86th MUNS, he supports munitions custody accounts for more than four different countries. Assisting military members around the world is just one of Brown’s primary duties. “My main goal is to supply warfighters around the world with what they need to get the job done,” Brown said. Along with distributing munitions to military members, Brown also conducts inventories and inspections, validates allocations and processes expenditures. “Brown is a very dedicated and technically sound Airman,” said Tech. Sgt. John Morris, Brown’s supervisor. “He is well deserving of this award.” Utilizing his work ethic and dedication, Brown is no stranger to success. He won Airman of the Year at the squadron level when he was stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.

Senior Airman Matthew Brown, 86th Munitions Squadron munitions system technician, explains to his airman leadership class the importance of operations security Monday on Kapaun. Brown was recently awarded the Conventional Munitions Systems Maintainer Technician of the Year for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.

CHECK YOUR SPEED If you haven’t already noticed the speed limit signs at installation entry and exit points, please take note. These areas are designated as 30 kph zones based on the high amount of pedestrian, bike and vehicle traffic entering and exiting the base on a daily basis. Due to the high volume of traffic and congestion at the base gates, the 86th Airlift Wing implemented these speed limits to avoid mishaps and accidents to ensure everyone’s safety as they commute through these areas. Drivers will encounter multiple speed bumps, barriers and bollards as they approach and pass through the gates. Too often, however, drivers accelerate after the last speed bump racing upward of 50 kph in a 30 kph zone, which doesn’t end for quite some distance down the road. The 86th AW went as far as installing digital speed readers to alert the drivers to their speed and keep everyone’s attention focused on safe operation of motor vehicles in these areas. Just in case you didn’t know, security forces has and will continue to randomly post LEIVTEC camera speed systems at installation entry and exit points to capture those who excessively speed in these areas. Much like the camera speed system off-base, this system is unmanned and violators will receive a citation shortly thereafter, which could bring a suspension of driving privileges with it. Please contribute to the safety of our civilians and Airmen working at the gates as well as the safety of pedestrians and motorists, just slow down, pay close attention and maintain the posted speed limit in these areas. (Courtesy of 86th Security Forces Squadron)


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361st Civil Affairs Brigade holds assumption of command Story and photo by Sgt. Daniel J. Friedberg 7th Civil Support Command, 221st Public Affairs Detachment, 21st Theater Sustainment Command Col. Miguel A. Castellanos assumed command of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade in a ceremony April 21 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center gymnasium. The 7th CSC is the only U.S. Army Reserve command stationed outside the continental U.S. Officiating the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, the 7th CSC commanding general. In his remarks, Benenati expressed a feeling of honor to be standing in front of the formation and also recognized former acting commander Lt. Col. James L. DeRose III for his leadership until a permanent commander was assigned. Benenati praised the 361st CA Bde. for its significant importance in military history. Before turning the podium over to Castellanos, Benenati stressed the importance of the Army Reserve as a cost-effective force for the future of U.S. national defense needs. “The Army cannot go to war without us,” Benenati said. Castellanos stressed to his new unit the importance of enhancing relationships with allied partner nations. Castellanos’ most recent assignment was with the 7th Psychological Operations Group

at Moffett Field, Calif., where he was the deputy commander and served as acting group commander for 16 months. Castellanos has held various leadership positions in Germany, the U.S. and through his deployments to the Middle East and Africa, since receiving his commission as an infantry officer in 1987. Castellanos also served a year-long tour with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga. and is authorized to wear the “President’s Hundred” tab for his demonstrated marksmanship abilities. The colonel has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Arts from The California State University and a masters degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Penn. Castellanos promised his Soldiers to give his best and said he too would be expecting the best of his new unit. He also expressed his gratitude to his new Soldiers. “I thank you for your service,” he said. The 361st CA Bde. was activated as part of the 7th CSC on Sept. 17, 2010, at Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern. Since that time, the unit’s Soldiers have deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. They have also supported various U.S. and international operations and exercises. Also in attendance at the ceremony were members of Castellanos’ family, some of his friends and dignitaries including Col. Wiebe Baron, Royal Netherlands Army.

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Motorcycle Safety Stand Down Day Randy Prewitt, deputy of the Transportation Integration Branch, Support Operations, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, directs drivers during the KMC’s Motorcycle Safety Stand Down April 12 at Vogelweh Military Complex. The course consisted of motorcycle safety instructions, a motorcycle inspection, driving an obstacle course, first aid demonstrations from the American Red Cross and classroom instructions.

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USPS inspectors visit largest DOD postal ops Story and photo by 2nd Lt. Kay M. Nissen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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hree U.S. Postal Service inspectors visited with members of the 86th Communications Squadron April 19 at the Ramstein Northside Post Office. The purpose of the visit was to observe the day-to-day functions of the Department of Defense’s largest postal operation. “The USPS came to see how we do things,” said Tech. Sgt. Jamal Graham, Northside Post Office postmaster. “We had been recognized as the best in USAFE, so they wanted to see what we do.” Senior Airman Chelsea Kemper, Northside Post Office custodian of postal effects, briefed the inspectors on the different sections within the post office. She discussed the procedures for parcel service center, finance, receipt and delivery, customer service, official mail and registered mail sections. “What we do on a daily basis is important to our customers,” said Kemper, who has been stationed at Ramstein since October 2011. “I enjoy helping the customer…The more we know, the better the customer service we can give.” The USPS inspectors discussed customer service, security issues and challenges facing the post office which received seven million pounds of mail last year. In particular, the

Senior Airman Chelsea Kemper, Ramstein Northside Post Office custodian of postal effects, briefs the U.S. Postal Service inspectors on the parcel service center April 19 on Ramstein. The USPS inspectors visited the Northside Post Office to observe the day-to-day functions of the Department of Defense’s largest postal operation.

inspectors marked the cleanliness and organization of the post office grounds and its importance to effective postal operations. “I have to say this is extremely impressive,” said Gregory Crabb, U.S. Postal Inspection Service inspector in charge of revenue, product and global security. “With as many boxes and packages as you have, this is impressive.”

The 86th CS Airmen continue to make improvements towards their goal to be the best in the Air Force. “We are opening up a separate branch office for customer service. This will help us have better connection with the community and be able to help with customers questions longer than we are currently,” Graham said. “We are opening a ‘click and ship’ line to help get the customers

in and out of the post office quicker. Since ‘click and ship’ packages are already paid for, we can expedite the process so customers do not have to wait.” The Northside Post Office was named best in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and second best in the Air Force for Information Dominance Large Postal Facility in 2012.

USAFE-AFAFRICA considers reduction in forces actions by Capt. Reba Good U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

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ir Force officials announced April 17 that approximately 60 Air Force installations will implement the service’s civilian Reduction in Force authority effective through September to assist in the placement of employees not assigned against funded positions (termed “surplus employees”). Manpower specialists estimate the RIF may affect up to 20 employees in United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.

However, the final number of employees selected for involuntary separation will not be determined until the RIF process closes. According to the Air Force, the decision to conduct a civilian RIF depends on whether each installation has a surplus number of employees, but these employees may not necessarily be placed for involuntary separation. If affected, employees will receive notification at least 60 days prior to adverse action. The USAFE-AFAFRICA Personnel Division is exploring all options to minimize the impact of the RIF and is researching incentive offers for surplus employ-

ees to voluntarily separate or retire, according to Monique Botting, USAFE-AFAFRICA Personnel Division chief. “We are doing everything we can to ensure that our USAFE-AFAFRICA employees have multiple options available to them, so they can make the best decisions for their future,” she said. “We are here to assist in any way, especially since they are currently living overseas.” Throughout the process, manpower specialists across the Air Force will continue to match selected civilians against vacancies for which they qualify in the local area and for potential stateside opportunities until separation.

If selected for separation due to the RIF, some employees may be eligible for a permanent change of station to their home of record. Once separated, some civilians may have priority entitlements for re-employment for 12 months at their home of record location. To meet the funding targets in the President’s fiscal 2012 budget, the Air Force was required to reduce more than 16,000 civilian positions. The Air Force successfully reduced approximately 15,000 positions, minimizing adverse impact to civilian personnel; however, the service must implement its RIF authority, which will provide options to

help place most of the remaining surplus employees. RIF procedures offer the Air Force greater flexibility in removing civilians from surplus positions by placing them at other positions on the installations while potentially retaining their grade or pay. In addition, RIF procedures authorize eligible employees who cannot immediately be placed in local vacancies to be registered in the DOD Priority Placement Program. The civilian reductions started in fiscal 2012 and are not related to the current sequestration actions. For more information, contact your local civilian personnel office.


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21st TSC holds graduation for Lean Six Sigma black belts Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs The 21st Theater Sustainment Command formally recognized a graduating class of 12 newly trained Lean Six Sigma black belts during a ceremony April 18 on Panzer Kaserne. The new black belts, nine of which are from the 21st TSC, will be responsible for implementing improvement projects within their organizations in order to increase customer satisfaction levels, productivity and to save money. Throughout the course, the students “learned the full (problemsolving methodology),” said Maj. Chris Bachmann, the 21st TSC chief, Operations Research System Analysis section. “They learned a suite of tools that allows them to look at problems that fit the LSS methodology in order to improve processes within their organizations.” Thomas Axtman, the deputy chief of current operations for the 21st TSC, said he learned quite a bit. “I learned that there is a scientific way to validate what we may or not know by experience is in fact the correct answer. Now I have the calculations, the equations, and the process to scientifically validate

what is correct,” he said. Bachmann agreed and said the class was very interesting. “They asked questions, they were interested in what they were learning, and they were able to have a good time,” he said. Having the ability to enjoy learning was an important part of the process, Bachmann said. “When you’re digesting as much information as we teach in the class, and if you’re not having fun at the same time, it gets very tough,” he said. During the four-week course, which was spread out over four months, the newly graduated black belt professionals learned valuable techniques and lessons which they can now take to their organizations to help save money and increase productivity. “LSS is a great process-management tool that fosters a culture of continuous improvement with a holistic process and methodology that maximizes collective solutions and value by achieving improvements in cost, quality, process speed, and resource utilization. This process is especially important, given our current fiscally constrained environment,” said Col. Barry Diehl, the chief of staff for the 21st TSC. “This is the first performance improvement initiative that I’ve seen that really makes a difference and

Newly graduated Lean Six Sigma black belts pose for a photograph with Col. Barry Diehl (second from right), chief of staff for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, following a graduation ceremony April 18 on Panzer Kaserne.

really has an impact,” Axtman said. “Now my long-term goal is to assist the 21st TSC and the Army by taking on these challenges and helping them to be more efficient and less wasteful in a way that makes more sense.” The graduates represent the first ever black belt certification course which was organized and sponsored by the 21st TSC. “For the short term at least, the 21st TSC is going to be the hub of LSS training within the (U.S. Army Europe) footprint,” Bachmann said. “This class had folks not only from the 21st TSC, but we also had folks from (Installation Management Command-

Europe), we had folks from NATO, and we had folks from USAREUR.” Bachmann added that the next class will have the same diversity. “Not only will we have a lot of the staff sections from the 21st represented, but we will also have four individuals from different organizations within USAREUR and two from the Air Force that have signed up,” he said. Bachmann said he believes it’s not good enough for organizations to just send their service members and employees to the training; they must also see the value in LSS and make its incorporation a priority for the organization.

Ground breaking marks construction of new fuel purging center

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(From left) Andreas Schepers, Norbel Hoebel, Donna L. Street, Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, Helmut Haufe and Paul Lindemeber dig the first shovels of dirt for the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe fuel purging station April 12 at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot.

by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs The Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a fuel purging center April 12 at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot.

The groundbreaking involved the traditional digging up the first shovel full of earth and was followed with a plaque presentation. Included in the ceremonial digging were: Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, Helmut Haufe, Andreas Schepers, Norbert Hoebel, Donna L. Street and Paul Lindemer. After digging up the dirt,

Street, the chief of the engineering and construction division, Army Corps of Engineers, presented Piggee, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, with a plaque to mark the occasion. “This project is going to increase the readiness of our Soldiers and compensate for a facility we were using but had to be closed,” Piggee said. “Fortunately, we have the resources in order to make this project a reality, especially during a time of sequestration.” All vehicles being retrograded or serviced by the TLSC-E must be purged of fuel, a service originally performed in Mannheim, Germany. With the closing of military installations, the facility that purged vehicles also closed. Since then, contractors were

used to perform this service. “This facility will enable us to perform fuel purging on fuel tank trailers and Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks right here in Kaiserslautern,” said Frank Bernhard, the special assistant to the general manager of the TLSC-E. “This station will keep units ready while saving the Army money.” The fuel purging station

will be completed in March 2014. “This facility is the result of efforts from the Theater Logistics Sustainment Center Europe, Army Corps of Engineers and the LBB (Landesbetrieb),” Piggee said. “I am confident that this facility will be completed on time, and we will continue our great support to U.S. Army Europe.”

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Army Community Service Army Emergency Relief Golf Tournament May 10 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on RAB. Registration, 6:15 a.m.; shot gun start, 8 a.m. $50 for members, $65 for nonmembers. Your ticket aids the AER campaign. Ticket prices include green-fees, cart, and buffet style lunch. Advance purchase of tickets required. Compile a team and register now by calling your Army Unit Representative or SFC Johnson at 493-4130/4151 or 0631-3406-4130/4151.

Sports & Fitness Army Unit Level Softball Sign Ups Units wishing to enter a team must sign up by May 21. There will be a coaches meeting on May 23 at Rhine Ordnance Fitness Center, Bldg. 172. To register, contact Quinton Floyd: 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087; quinton.floyd.civ@mail.mil. Vinyasa Yoga Classes Landstuhl Fitness Center: Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Sembach Fitness Center: Tuesdays, 12-12:45 p.m. Spend your lunch hour nurturing your body and mind with this powerful flow. $4/class Spin Classes: Landstuhl Fitness Center: Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Kleber Fitness Center: Tues. & Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m. A low impact, high-intensity workout that burns calories like no other cardio class. $4/class Zumba Classes: Landstuhl Fitness Center: Tues. & Thurs., 6-7 p.m. Kleber Fitness Center: Tues. & Thurs., 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Kazabra Club, Vogelweh: Tues. & Thurs., 6-7 p.m. Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms, hip-hop, and easy-to-follow aerobic moves to create a high energy, fat-burning “dance” fitness class! $4/class

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Libraries Tween Game Day Calling all tweens! This is an opportunity for tweens to get together, make friends, and have fun while playing the latest video games. Challenge your friends to some games at your local library. May 3, 3-5 p.m., Kaiserslautern Main Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810.

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May 12 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reservation must be made 14 days in advance. Call Miss Kathrin Schopf at 496-5178 or 06302-67-5178. $24.00 per person.

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Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

Fire training Firefighters with the 886th Civil Engineer Squadron douse a C-130J Super Hercules simulated engine fire during a training exercise April 18 on Ramstein. The exercise tested various units’ abilities to respond to major incidents and their aptitude to work together to handle assorted challenges that may arise during a crisis response.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

ADPE Senior Airman Nicholas Ferro, 86th Communications Squadron automated data processing equipment asset manager, assists a customer with her order April 8 on Ramstein. ADPE asset managers process the majority of computer equipment that comes through the base.

Vehicle safety day Vehicle mechanic Craig Chamlee inspects vehicles during the vehicle safety day Wednesday at Pulaski Barracks in Kaiserslautern. The event aimed to help encourage vehicle safety and upkeep.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Skate park

435th AGOW run

Senior Airman Rion Ehrman, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, hones his skateboarding skills April 15 at the Vogelweh Skate Park on Vogelweh. The Vogelweh Skate Park is a quality of life enhancer open to members of the KMC.

Members of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing participate in a wing run Monday on Ramstein. Col. John Shapland, 435th AGOW commander, coined the top three men and women who finished with the best times.


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Don’t get burned — Barbecue safety tips by Tech. Sgt. Jason Lewis 886th Civil Engineer Squadron The National Fire Protection Association and Ramstein KMC Fire Department remind grilling enthusiasts and basic backyard cooks to remember grilling safety as the outdoor cooking season heats up. On average, U.S. fire departments respond to 7,900 home fires annually involving grills, hibachis or barbecues, causing 120 reported injuries and $80 million in property damage. Before you step out on your back patio to begin, there are a few steps you must take to ensure your propane or charcoal barbecue grill is in safe, good working order. Fire up the grill, not the deck! • Propane and charcoal barbecue grills must only be used outdoors. If used indoors, or in any enclosed spaces, such as tents, they pose both a fire hazard and the risk of exposing occupants to toxic gases and potential asphyxiation. • Position grills well away from siding, deck railing, trees, leaves, brush and overhanging foliage. • Do not place the grill in high-traffic areas; keep them in a safe distance from lawn games and play areas. • Keep children and pets away from the grill area. • Use long-handled grilling tools to give the cook plenty of clearance from heat and flames.

• Periodically, remove grease or fat buildup in trays below the grill so it cannot be ignited by a hot grill. • Set the grill on stable ground to keep it from toppling over. Charcoal Grills • Purchase the proper starter fluid and store it out of reach of children and away from heat sources. • Never add charcoal starter fluid when coals or kindling have already been ignited, and never use any flammable or combustible liquid other than charcoal starter fluid to get the fire going. • When you are finished grilling, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container and remember to store your charcoal in a cool, dry place to keep it from getting wet. Propane grills Check the propane cylinder hose for leaks before using it for the first time each year. A light soap and water solution applied to the hose will reveal escaping propane quickly by releasing bubbles. If you determine your grill has a gas leak by smell or the soapy bubble test and there is no flame, follow the listed steps: • Turn off the propane tank and grill. • If the leak stops, get the grill serviced by a professional before using it again. • If the leak does not stop, call the

fire department. If you smell gas while cooking, immediately get away from the grill and call the fire department (112). Do not attempt to move the grill. For more information, call

the KMC fire prevention office at 480-5940. On Landstuhl, Rhine Ordnance Barracks or Pulaski, call the Army fire prevention office at 493-4500. In case of emergency, dial 112.

KMCC hosts Drug Take-Back Day From the 86th Medical Group pharmacy The 86th Medical Group pharmacy will participate in the National Prescription Drug TakeBack Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. The event provides the public an opportunity to prevent medication abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescriptions. For those who are unable to participate during this time, the 86th MDG pharmacy offers daily disposal of prescriptions through their permanent take-back drop box located in the lobby of the pharmacy. All Army pharmacy facilities in Europe take back discontinued, unwanted or expired prescription medications for disposal during regular pharmacy business hours. These services are free and anonymous, no questions asked. The Drug Enforcement Administration conducts two National Prescription Drug TakeBack Days per year. Last September, Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at more

than 5,200 sites. This is the sixth time the 86th MDG has participated in the National Drug Take-Back initiative. Last year, a total of 31 Air Force locations collectively received more than 2,500 pounds of unwanted and unused medications. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, patients are now advised that their usual methods for disposal of unused medicines — flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash — both pose potential safety and health hazards. This event ensures medications are properly disposed of, minimizes impact on the environment and allows our homes and community to become safer.


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LRS implements new e-process for GMV licensing by Staff Sgt. Melanie McBride 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron Don’t you hate it when you’re trying to get something you need for your job and you have to travel between multiple work centers to get it? The reasons for travel can vary: improper paperwork, missing signatures or simply a lack of process knowledge. To alleviate redundancy and confusion, the 86th Vehicle

Readiness Squadron utilized Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century principles and implemented a new e-licensing process. The 86th VRS issues approximately 3,000 government motor vehicle licenses annually. This means that 3,000 Airmen, host nation and government employees per year made separate trips to the vehicle operations flight to get a new GMV license accomplished. If anything was wrong with

the paperwork, the individual was sent away for training or to rework the documentation. It is easy to comprehend the frustration of the customer when they would be forced to fight for parking and make multiple trips between offices; we’ve all been there! Starting in late 2012, the vehicle operations flight office of records and licensing developed a new electronic program designed to greatly reduce the time a

customer and vehicle control officer spend coordinating a GMV license and mitigate the amount of processing errors involved from cradle to grave. The process is simple; the unit VCO verifies the customer’s state license and ID card information and ensures proper training was accomplished prior to sending an electronic request to OR&L. Shortly thereafter, OR&L will email the license back to the VCO. The VCO can then

print and issue the license to the member and send them on their way. The entire process remains within the unit, encouraging simplicity and familiarity. In today’s budget environment, all Airmen have to be forward thinking and encourage an atmosphere of continuous process improvement. Despite the high operations tempo and consistent demands, VRS continues to seek out efficiencies and make innovation a top priority.

7th CSC hosts 105th USAR birthday celebration Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs The U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Civil Support Command hosted a ceremony Tuesday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court to recognize and celebrate the U.S. Army Reserve’s 105th birthday. Soldiers from various 7th CSC units also conducted equipment demonstrations, established informational display tables and answered questions from patrons. For more than 100 years, the USAR has been, at times, a strategic force, and after Operation Iraqi Freedom it has shifted to become an enduring operational force. The force was originally called the Medical Reserve Corps when it was signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt. According to www.usar.army.mil, the National Defense Act of June 3,

1916, established the Officers Reserve Corps, then on June 4, 1920, the NDA established the Organized Reserve. USAR Soldiers have been deployed to and participated in every major U.S. war and engagement from the Mexican “Punitive” Expedition in 1916 to World War I from 1917 to 1918 and World War II from 1941 to 1945. Staff Sgt. Brett Fry, 7th CSC network operations specialist, served four years in the regular Army and nine months as an Army Reserve Soldier. For the last seven years, he has served on active duty as part of Active Guard and Reserve program. “The U.S. Army Reserves is a great opportunity for people to serve their country,” he said. “In addition to that, the U.S. Army Reserve is an integral part of the U.S. Army and cyber defense.” According to www.usar.army.mil, the Organized Reserve was redesignated as the Organized Reserve

(From left) Lt. Col. Daniel White, chaplain in the 7th Civil Support Command and oldest 7th CSC Soldier; Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, 7th CSC commanding general; Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Brown, 457th CA Bn., 7th CSC senior enlisted leader and youngest 7th CSC Soldier; and Spc. Miracle McGee, 457th CA Bn., 361st CA Brigade, 7th CSC senior mechanic, cut the U.S. Army Reserve birthday cake.

Corps on March 25, 1948. The Korean War (1950 to 1953) saw more than 240,000 Army Reserve Soldiers called to active duty. More than 70 Army Reserve units served in Korea. “In the AGR program and the U.S. Army Reserves, in general, the duty positions are more diverse than in the regular Army,” Fry said. On July 9, 1952, Congress officially established the USAR and the Organized Reserve was deactivated. The USAR also deployed significant amounts of Soldiers to the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, Desert Shield/ Desert Storm, to Bosnia-Kosovo, and to Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. “A good analogy of how the U.S. Army Reserve works is the volunteer fire department,” said Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, commanding general of the 7th CSC, in a speech before cutting the Army Reserve birthday cake with the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the 7th CSC.

During his remarks Benenati said that during World War II, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers liberated Kaiserslautern, the local German town where 7th CSC is currently headquartered on Daenner Kaserne. “Now, the Army Reserve is a valuable, indispensable part of the Army,” Benenati said. In today’s asymmetrical and ambiguous warfare environment where there are less visible front lines, the 7th CSC mission is focused on foreign consequence management in the event of a humanitarian crisis in Europe or Africa. “I think that the Army Reserve is very important. It’s kind of the best of both worlds,” said Spc. David Phinney, a human resource specialist with the 406th Human Resource Company, 7th CSC. “It gives a person an opportunity to do what they love to do in and outside of the military. Onehundred-and-five years of an opportunity like that is a really great thing.”

(From left) Capt. Paul Barnett, operations officer with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 7th Civil Support Command, jokes with Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Brown, 457th CA Bn., 7th CSC senior enlisted leader, and Maj. Rick Murphy, 361st CA Brigade, 7th CSC operations officer, during the 7th CSC hosted U.S. Army Reserve birthday event Tuesday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein.


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409th Contracting Support Brigade selects top Soldier NCO by Rachel Clark 409th Contracting Support Brigade GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — Staff Sgt. Booker Jordan, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, was named the 409th Contracting Support Brigade NCO of the year for the second consecutive year. The 409th CSB held its annual NCO of the Year competition here March 19 to 21. Command Sgt. Maj. Bentura Fernandez, from the 409th CSB, this competition showcased the best of the best and prepared the top NCO to represent the 409th CSB at the Army Contracting Command level. “The Soldiers in this competition represent what I believe the future of the contracting NCO corps should look like,” Fernandez said. “Besides their physical ability and outstanding Soldier skills, these NCOs have the mental acumen to represent

Army contracting and embody the complete package of an outstanding NCO.” Competitors spent three days facing a variety of physical and mental challenges to test their skills, knowledge and endurance. They tested their Army aptitude, contracting knowledge, physical fitness, warrior tasks and battle drills relevant to today’s operating environment. They also faced board interviews and wrote essays. For Jordan, going before the NCO board presented him with the greatest challenge. “This year, I was the last competitor going in,” Jordan said. “As each person went into the board, I was left with my thoughts, which increased my nervousness.” Competitors were also rated on their marksmanship and land navigation skills during day and night land navigation, proved their mettle in a grueling road march, and tested

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Competitors, alongside their sponsors, stand in front of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade NCO of the Year board held March 19 to 21 in Grafenwöhr, Germany.

on contracting-specific tasks writing and processing multipurpose purchase orders. “With the support from friends and

family, there is no limit to how much one can accomplish,” Jordan said. “I had all the support in the world during this competition.”

Father presents son with combat patch

posterity where I’m patching my son, putting his very first combat patch on, that was pretty special.” Although Francisco does BAGRAM AIRFIELD, not plan to continue with the Afghanistan — During warmilitary beyond his current time, receiving your first comenlistment, he said it has been bat patch is a significant, timeone of the best things to haphonored tradition for a Soldier, pen to him and has guided him but not more so than for Spc. on a new path in life. His father Francisco Rodriguez, an inforagrees. mation technology specialist “He wants to get out, go study with the 580th Signal Company and go another route. I don’t located in Schweinfurt, have a problem with it,” said Germany. Rodriguez, who has served in Rodriguez received his first the U.S. Army for more than 29 combat patch during a ceremoyears. “The military has been ny on Bagram Airfield March thoroughly beneficial to him 26 from his father, Command on every level, from developSgt. Maj. Ismael Rodriguez, ment to schooling. He’s also the command sergeant major started college because of the of the 21st Theater Sustainment military and tuition assistance. Command’s 16th Sustainment He’s improved in every way Brigade and currently deployed imaginable. He’s going to conas the command sergeant major Command Sgt. Maj. Ismael Rodriguez, command sergeant major of Deputy Command Support Operations in tinue in college studying his of Deputy Command Support Kabul, Afghanistan, presents his son, Spc. Francisco Rodriguez, an information technology specialist from the current military occupational Operations, NATO Training 580th Signal Company located in Schweinfurt, Germany, with the 7th Signal Brigade combat patch during a specialty in information techceremony March 26 on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Mission-Afghanistan in Kabul. nology.” “There’s a great significance in the combat For Rodriguez, presenting his son with the comRodriguez said he is proud of his son regardless patch,” said Rodriguez before presenting the patch bat patch was something he hoped to do since his of which path he chooses. to his son. “This is a memento of a brotherhood and arrival in Afghanistan, he said. “As a father I’m proud that he’s the human being a sisterhood that you will find nowhere else. Those “When we first came out here, I had already that he is. That’s my biggest thing,” Rodriguez bonds that we form in a time of war are unbreak- determined that I wanted that honor,” said said. “He’s a very loving, caring and familyable. The combat patch is more than putting a piece Rodriguez, who arrived in Afghanistan one month oriented son. He’s a great human being and everyof cloth on your right side. It’s much, much more after his son. “I talked to his chain of command and body that he touches loves him because of how than that and I’m just very happy and honored to do requested that they grant me the honor of patching he is: noble, down to earth, unassuming. I’m very this to my own blood.” my own son. To get a picture that I can save for proud of him.” Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Lynne Lantin 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs


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SecAF discusses Airmen’s morale by Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Deployed Airmen are ready and motivated, but those based in the U.S. face fiscal challenges that sap morale, Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley said here today. “The Airmen that we send downrange are well-trained — they are pumped,” Donley told the Defense Writers Group. “There’s no doubt they are doing what they signed up to do in the military. They are doing their jobs in a combat environment.” Donley, the longest-serving Air Force leader, said he has been struck by how connected and educated the force is. “I can go downrange to an Airman’s call at Bagram (Airfield, Afghanistan) and get questions on sequestration,

Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley

or tuition assistance or the retirement plan,” he said. Airmen are connected, and they follow what defense leaders and Congress are doing, the secretary said. “They know we are living through

challenging times,” he added. In his experience, Donley said, this “connectedness” is a change for airmen that has had an effect across the institution. Airmen listen when Congress talks about sequestration or budget cuts that last 10 years, he said. For many of the younger airmen, he noted, this is their first experiences with a constrained fiscal environment. “Those who have been in 20 to 30 years know there are ups and downs,” he said. Airmen also know the Air Force faces huge modernization challenges, the secretary said. “Equipment they are operating is beyond what we thought its service life was going to be,” he said. “And they know that the training environment they come back to ... is not as robust and not as demanding as it used to be.”

Donley took over as acting Air Force secretary in June 2008 after then-Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates asked for then-Air Force Secretary Michael W. Wynne to resign over concern about the Air Force’s focus and performance in its nuclear mission. That was a low point for morale in the Air Force, Donley said, adding that he believes morale has risen overall since then. “Airmen downrange are performing magnificently,” he said. “Air Force men and women know they are making a difference in the lives of those who serve on the ground.” The Air Force is key to operations in Afghanistan and around the world, Donley added. “The Air Force is providing a lot of glue to hold current joint and coalition operations together,” he said.

Airman, author: A novel idea by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen have a variety of ways to express their creativity. Some build, play music, take photographs, but one Ramstein Airman shows off his creativity by writing novels. Capt. Bart Hopkins, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing meteorologist, wrote his first novel during back-to-back deployments to Bosnia. “I found myself with more spare time while I was deployed than I do at home,” Hopkins said. “The absence of daily family activities like soccer games, scouts and school assemblies freed up

hours of each day.” The book was co-authored with his friend, David Elliott, who Hopkins had met in 1995 while stationed at Ft. Campbell, Ky. The majority of his first book was written while he was in Bosnia in 2001 and 2002. They were able to pick it back up in 2011 and get it published last year. “I prefer to be with my family but when that isn’t possible, having something positive to do that I love, such as writing, helps pass the time,” Hopkins said. Hopkins is originally from Galveston, Texas, but has lived in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee and South Korea before being stationed here.

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“My dad exposed me to books early in my life, which cultivated my passion for reading. The jump from being a reader to being a writer seemed like the most natural extension of something I

already loved,” Hopkins said. “Life is amazing and I find inspiration and ideas everywhere. Taking ideas and creating stories that people hopefully enjoy, is simply incredible, almost indescribable.

There’s not much I’d rather do.” Hopkins is now halfway finished with a first draft of his next novel, which he might get published in September.


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Soldiers assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command take aim at paper with their M-16A2 rifles during weapons qualification at the 7th Army Training Command April 17 at Breitenwald Range.

HHC, 21st TSC host training stand-down week by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

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oldiers and Department of the Army civilians assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 21st Special Troops Battalion completed most of the Army’s annual mandatory training requirements with a training stand-down week, April 15 through 19. “Making this a reality required an abundance of coordination between local organizations, tenant units and U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern. The garrison and its organizations provided a lot of the classes we needed,” said Master Sgt. Kory Ysen, the 21st STB operations NCO. “By conducting this stand-down week, we improved the overall readiness of the 21st TSC.” Command Soldiers worked diligently throughout the week to provide opportunities to every member of the “First in Support” command to complete the requirements. The battalion offered Army physical fitness

Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett

Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., a public affairs NCO assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, applies charcoal dust to his face and hands to alleviate the effects of training gas after going through the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear chamber April 17.

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

Sgt. Maj. Michael Clauss, the intelligence sergeant major with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, observes Soldiers while timing the Army physical fitness test April 19 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The APFT measures the strength and endurance of Soldiers, using push-ups, sit-ups and a two-mile run.

tests twice daily on Rhine Ordnance Barracks to accommodate any schedule. Immediately after completing the APFT, Soldiers conducted height and weight screenings and personnel asset inventory. “The training week was done in a very effective manner,” said Sgt. 1st Class Ivan Narvaez, the construction operations NCO for the 21st TSC. “By offering the APFT and training every day, no matter what the Soldier’s schedule was, they were able to complete every task.” The training week included daily classroom briefings running from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. either at the Galaxy Theater on Vogelweh Military Complex or the Daenner Chapel on Daenner Kaserne. Classes were taught by subject matter experts in sexual harassment assault response and prevention, child abuse and family advocacy, Army Substance Abuse Program, resiliency, Law of War, suicide prevention, force protection, fraternization, and equal opportunity. Soldiers were able to conduct their weapons

qualification on the M-16A2 rifle or M9 pistol everyday at the 7th Army Training Command’s Breitenwald Range, near Landstuhl. Every firer went through the zero process to align their sites properly and a qualification range on paper targets. Only meters away from the weapons ranges was the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear chamber. Soldiers received instruction on the proper wear of their Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear and their protective masks. After the class, physically capable Soldiers were required to enter the chamber. “By making Soldiers run through the chamber, it instills confidence in their equipment while simulating what it might be like to operate in a contaminated environment,” said Sgt. 1st Class Daryle Rogers, the CBRN operations NCO for the 21st TSC. “This whole week has been a great experience I think. It allowed everyone to complete their required training in an effective and time efficient manner.”


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Introducing Local Businesses www.optikkempf.de

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Roza’s Carpets 30 years in business (1983 - 2013) Roza’s Carpets will be celebrating 30 years in business between May 15-27! Since 1983, Roza has been serving Americans in Turkey, Europe and America. In gratitude for all the years of support, an anniversary sale will be held at her shop at Landstuhler Str. 13 - 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach.

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Their expansive menu with many combinations offers something for everyone. Young or elderly, single people or families, everyone is welcome to Nick’s to experience their love and great hospitality. Nick hails from Greece and his friendly Mediterranean personality is always present. Nick’s has now been serving the community for over 25 years. Open every day from 10:30 a.m. to midnight! Ample parking, quick service. Located on the B-40 in Einsiedlerhof: Kaiserstr. 1 • KL- Einsiedlerhof • 0631 - 58145 This advertisement service is proudly brought to you by

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Meet Ramstein’s friendly gelato man Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Fabio Montebello, known by base locals as “Fabio the gelato man,” is the base ice cream man who travels more than an hour from Worms, Germany, every day to deliver frozen treats to Team Ramstein. “Driving around seeing the smiles on all the familiar faces is what makes the job worth it,” Montebello said. “The money seems not to matter anymore when you can have so many people you can call your friends.” Fabio has been churning this handmade treat since he was 19 years old and has been delivering here for more than 16 years. Fabio said he found his love for ice cream with the help of his father and stepmother, who are also in the business of frozen goods. His stepmother owns an ice cream shop, and his father dedicated more than 30 years of his life to ice cream. “When I’m 80 I’ll still love this job,” he said. “As long as the installation will let me, I’ll always provide the best gelato.” Fabio could be considered a base celebrity with the amount of faithful customers he’s obtained over the years. “He’s just a nice guy. I have a banana split from him almost every day,” said Helen Barkorts, Ramstein High School student. “It’s nice to see him around all the time.” Among Fabio’s 17 different flavors, the favorite of most customers seems to be the “spaghetti ice.” Spaghetti ice is a scoop of ice cream of your choice followed by three scoops put through a strainer that

Ice cream vendor Fabio Montebello sells gelato to Ramstein High School students April 19. Montebello, known by base locals as “Fabio the gelato man,” travels more than an hour every day to deliver frozen treats around the base.

stays true to its name. It is then topped with whipped cream, peanuts or coconuts, and a strawberry sauce that Fabio prepares fresh every day. “It’s creative, you know,” Montebello said. “People hear the name and assume it’s not something you put on ice cream, but when they see it and try it, they can’t have enough.” It’s his imagination that draws in customers and his never-say-no attitude that keeps them coming back.

“It’s about the people even though I may not be turning a profit,” Montebello said. “Rain, sleet or snow, I’ll be there for my customers.” Being on base for so long, Fabio has seen many of the base’s Airmen come and go, but he said it’s those lasting relationships that mean the most. “I’d like to thank everyone for their support and appreciating what I do, because I definitely appreciate and respect what you guys do,” he said.

Ramstein holds trade fair this weekend

be available to serve a variety of culinary specialties. The Kolping family will offer cake and coffee and face paintamstein-Miesenbach’s ing for children in the Haus des sales promotion agency Bürgers. will sponsor its 14th The fair will be conducted in trade fair Saturday and cooperation with the Landstuhl Sunday in the center of town and sales promotion agency. at the local culture and convention “In uneven years, we are host center, Haus des Bürgers. Local to the event, and in even years, businesses, shops and stores will the fair takes place in Landstuhl,” show off their services, merchanFelka said. “Hopefully, many peodise and products. ple will come to visit our fair and “More than 80 exhibitors get advice from experts.” and shop owners have registered A representative of the with us to attend this regional Department of Commerce and exhibition,” said organizer Joe Ramstein-Miesenbach’s Mayor Felka. Klaus Layes will officially open Emphasis of the fair will be on the fair at 1 p.m. Saturday. The construction, renovations, energy Courtesy photo opening ceremony will include the savings, gardening, and health and Local and regional businesses and shops present their services and merchandise during the trade fair tapping of a keg of free beer and wellness. musical entertainment. Thirteen regional car dealers Saturday and Sunday in Ramstein-Miesenbach. Fair hours will be from 1 to 6 p.m. On Sunday, stores will be open and will display their latest models. town near Bad Kreuznach, will be Ramstein and Landstuhl will show available with a mobile barefoot path. present special offers. On both days, Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Some streets in the center of town the advantages of their public swimThe local fire department will visitors can enjoy a musical program. Various stands on Marktplatz will will be closed to motorized traffic. ming pools. Bad Sobernheim, a spa exhibit its fire trucks and equipment. by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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VES students mark Earth Day with letters to editor To commemorate Earth Day April 22, and throughout the week, students at Vogelweh Elementary School participated in several environmentally friendly projects, including a schoolwide cleanup project. As a special assignment, one group of fourth graders composed letters to the editor, some of which are printed here. Other letters are available online at our newly improved website at www. kaiserslauternamerican.com. DEAR EDITOR, I am writing about why litter is awful for Vogelweh and the earth. Litter is terrible for Vogelweh because it makes the streets, our homes, and school grounds look dirty. When people throw trash away in trash cans with no lids the trash will blow away and can go into a lake or ocean. Also, some people don’t even throw trash in the garbage cans and people have to pick up after them. Litter in Vogelweh can affect fish and other sea creatures. If trash blows into the ocean or lake they can eat it, get sick, and even die. Trash can hurt animals by polluting nature and some animals might die out. Over 80% of marine pollution comes from land based activities according to World Wildlife Fund (WWF). If we throw away waste on land it

can damage our soil and water sources. Trash and chemicals can affect people, because the soil and water are poisoned. This means we can’t drink the water or eat the food that comes from the ground. Some of my friends at Vogelweh picked up three bags of trash around the grounds of Vogelweh Elementary. The problem is that there is too much litter. But I have a solution. I suggest that if a student picks up a piece of trash they should be awarded a “caught being good” ticket. Also there is an event coming up for Earth Day, and I think students should go around school picking up trash and then make a craft out of the stuff they found. I just read the Kaiserslatern American (KA for short) and saw the announcement for annual spring clean up. They are having a community clean up so our base won’t look dirty and ugly. And this will help our environment so animals won’t get harmed by trash from Vogelweh. Sincerely, Gracyn Redding DEAR EDITOR, I am writing because I am concerned about pollution. It is bad because over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed by pollution each

Children’s festival

A Month of the Military Child fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pulaski Park. There will be bouncy castles, a kiddie train, a puppet show, face painting and free food. For more information, visit www.86fss.com or www. kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Tween Game Day

Calling all tweens! This is an opportunity for tweens to get together, make friends and have fun while playing the latest video games. Challenge

Photo by Debra Crenshaw

From left, Vogelweh Elementary School fourth-graders Jacob Queen, Logan Cooper and Ashley Bronner do their part during an Earth Day clean-up drive around the school.

year. Also every day that a ship sits at dock unloading it releases a ton of smog and toxic, yes TOXIC, pollution. On base people have been going on base have been going into stores and leaving their cars on releasing deadly gases into the atmosphere. My plan to stop this is to post posters around base to stop pollution. Sincerely, Taylor Bynum DEAR EDITOR, Earth day is where you would clean

up your community. You would clean up the floors your house and the wall. We could start from 9:30 to 12:00. You would clean up like canes and paper. People that are older than 60 they can stay home. We should also be off of school and work. So when we work on picking up the trash we could have a break from 11:00 to 11:15. Litter is one kind pollution. Crowds of people often leave lots of litter behind. Sincerely, Anthony Williams

School Notes your friends to some games at your local library. Tween Game Day, for children 11 to 14 years old, will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. May 3 at the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl.

KHS PTSO elections

The Kaiserslautern High School PTSO will be holding its 2013-2014 school year elections for all the executive committee positions until May 7. If there are any KHS parents, teachers or students interested in one of the leadership positions, stop by

the front office to submit your name on a ballot. If you are unable to stop by the school, you can also email the chairperson at khsptso.goraiders@gmail. com as well to submit a name.

Teen advisory meeting

Teens, here is your chance to make your voices heard about the library programs and materials you want to see. This is your library; help make it the best it can be. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl.

Photo by Susan Peterson

WES goes Purple Up! Wetzel Elementary School in Baumholder goes Purple Up April 22 in support of Military Connected Children. This event was a Department of Defense Dependents Schools Headquarters and Kaiserslautern District arranged event. The majority of WES student and staff population took part in this fun event.


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Fallen service members’ families special on Army posts Story and photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs Family members of fallen service members now have special parking spots near several facilities in the Baumholder community. On April 16, six signs were posted to reserve a special place for those family members near facilities like the post exchange, commissary, health clinic, Army Community Services, Directorate of Human Resources and the post office. U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern has also installed similar signs at its facilities, and Baumholder families are also free to use these special parking spots. Installation of the signs was an initiative from Army Community Service and the Survivors Outreach Services office. Please respect these spots and the sacrifice of the families of fallen service members.

Child, Youth & School Services

Happenings Golf May 8-29 Landstuhl Track Field Every Wednesday grades 1-5: 4-5 p.m. grades 6-12: 5-6 p.m.

Car Maintenance Landstuhl Auto Skills Every Tuesday in May 4:30 -6 p.m.

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For questions regarding events and programs listed on this page, visit: Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898 493-4516 (4122)| 0631-3406-4516 (4122) One Stop | Landstuhl Post | Bldg. 3810 | 486-8943 / 06371-86-8943


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Mark Your Calendar

» Dance the night away at Latin Night Saturday in the Armstrong’s Club’s ballroom, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. Show off your dancing expertise with salsa, bachata, merengue and the rumba. Open to all ID cardholders 18 and over. No cover charge. » Rehearsals to sing with the Communitywide Choir take place from 7 to 9 p.m. May 6 to 11 at Shabach International Ministries, 43 Bruchwiesenstrasse, 66849 Landstuhl. For more information, contact Sandra Johnson at Newthing77@yahoo.com or Bridgette White at bigchriswhite1989@ yahoo.com. » Take Mom out for Mother’s Day — Italian style! Bruno’s Pasta Bar is offering two Mother’s Day specials at the Landstuhl Community Club. Enjoy a quiet and relaxing Mother’s Day at 5 p.m. May 11 in Bldg. 3780. For more information, call 4867244 or 06371-86-7244. » The Ramstein chapel and KMC Adoption Support Group will be holding their 20th annual Adoption Symposium. The event will be held starting at 8 a.m. May 11 at the LDS church of Kaiserslautern

located at Lauterstrasse 1, 67657 Kaiserslautern. Professionals specializing in various aspects of adoption will be present to answer questions and offer relevant information. The information filled day provides an excellent opportunity to network with other adoptive parents, professionals and prospective adoptive parents. The symposium is an important resource for those considering adoption or those who may be actively in the process of adoption. It is also a rich resource of information, support and continuing education for those who have already created their family by adoption. For details, visit www.usadopteurope.com. » Spoil Mom with an all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day treat! The Sembach Community Activity Center is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12 inside the Presidential Ballroom, Bldg. 220 on Sembach Kaserne. Brunch costs $24 per person. Reservations must be made 14 days in advance. Call 496-5178 or 0630267-5178 for more information or to make reservations. » Command the stage by displaying your talent at Tuesday Night Ex-

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Test pilot school selection board The next annual U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Selection Board will convene July 23 to 26 at the Air Force Personnel Center. The USAF Test Pilot School is the world’s pre-eminent fixed-wing test pilot school. USAF TPS graduates are future senior leaders who will be in high demand in an era of increasing combat technological advancements. USAF TPS trains pilots, combat systems officers, and engineers to develop, test and evaluate the newest aircraft and weapons systems. The manned pilot selects will fill positions in the fighter, multi-engine and helicopter categories. All other selects will fill positions in the fighter, multi-engine and remotely piloted aircraft categories. USAF TPS graduates will be awarded a Master of Science

pressions, from 7 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780 on Landstuhl Post. Children can participate until 8 p.m. with parental supervision. Bring your own props, instruments and equipment. It’s free for performers. Open to U.S. ID cardholders.

Meetings

» The Multicultural Spouses Club will meet at 11 a.m. today in Bldg. 2926, the Yellow Ribbon Room, on Pulaski Barracks. This club is designed to bring people from different backgrounds together. Bring a dish that is an old family favorite and embodies your heritage. For more information, call 0631-3406-4203. » The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern will hold a playgroup meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday. Join parents from other cultures and enjoy a coffee together while children play and hear other languages. The fee for each play date is €2 to cover facility costs. For more information, contact Katie Pelletier at president@gaiwc.com or 06383-9266018, or visit the GAIWC website at www.gaiwc.com. » Attention active duty, Guard/Reserve, former or retired commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services. The First European Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America invites you to the second 2013 membership meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 4 at the Quack Restaurant and Biergarten (near Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern). Stop by for lunch, check out membership benefits and meet the members of the chapter. RSVP to  alanjolsen@gmail.com  for directions to the meeting and to ensure there is enough room. » The KMC 1st Four meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Ramstein Enlisted Club.

degree in flight test engineering by Air University, which is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, USAF TPS conducts exchange programs with the U.S. Navy, United Kingdom and French test pilot schools to train fixed and rotary wing pilots and flight test engineers. Rotary wing pilots and engineers will be assigned to conduct testing on the latest rotary wing systems and special operations assets. Applicants from all aircraft types and backgrounds must have strong academic and technical experience and a desire to help develop the next generation of Air Force weapons and weapons systems. For more information, visit TPS at www. edwards.af.mil/units/usaftps/index. asp.

The meeting for all service members ranks E1-E4 will discuss career development and progression, volunteer opportunities and education opportunities in the local area. Free lunch will be provided. For more information, contact 1st Four President Airman 1st Class Nicholas Goldstein at Nicholas. Goldstein@ramstein.af.mil or search “KMC 1st Four” on Facebook. » The King David Military Lodge No. 87, Free and Accepted Masons, Prince Hall Affiliation, meet at 7 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month on Ramstein, Bldg. 1004. The next meeting will be held today. For details, call Clifford Jackson II at 0162-265-8741. » Rheinland Pfalz Quilt Guild meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. Night meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. Visit www.rpqg.eu for the meeting location. » The Rhineland Breast Cancer Coalition, a group of breast cancer survivors in the KMC, are celebrating life and supporting and encouraging other breast cancer patients and survivors in the area. This group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Bambus Garden, outside Pulaski Gate by Vogelweh. For details, email RBCCgroup@yahoo.com.

Support Groups

» Join the Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program and learn more about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder at their meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks. This session will facilitate discussion between families, special education personnel and EFMP staff pertaining to the services and resources available to support children diagnosed with ADHD. To reserve your spot or for more information, call 493-4094 or 0631-34064094.


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Monday » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » Resume Writing/USA Jobs: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC » Deployed Family Event - Mother’s Day Figurine Painting: 5 to 7 p.m., Ramstein Community Center Tuesday » USO Downtown KL Tour: 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. » Reintegration Brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC Wednesday » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hercules Theater » One-on-one VA Appointments: 8 a.m. to noon, A&FRC Thursday » Pre-Separation Brief: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Foo-Foo on the Furlough — Home Spa Treatments: noon to 1 p.m., KMCC classroom (next to food court) » EFMP Adaptive After School Program — Rock Climbing: 4 to 5 p.m., Outdoor Recreation

Child/Youth

Saturday » Month of the Military child Community Event, 10 a.m. to

Jobs

» The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for the contract position of Ramstein Contemporary Service religious education director. The chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. May 3. The statement of work and bid documents can be picked up from the Ramstein North Chapel, Monday through Friday. Bidders are invited to attend the bid opening at 9 a.m. May 6 at the Ramstein North Chapel, Bldg. 1201. For more information about the position, call Petra Rausch at 480-2499 or 06371-47-2499.

Classes And Training

» Learn basic German skills every Monday evening or Friday at lunchtime. Stop by Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks or call 493-4023 or 0631-3406-4023 for more information on this class or to register.

Baumholder Events

» The Hilltop Theater presents “Into the Woods,” a musical that intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, May 10 to 12 and May 17 to 19. Shows take place at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Call the box office for reservations or purchase tickets at the door. For more information, call 485-7244 or 06783-67244. » The Fallen Soldier Memorial Run will be held at 9 a.m. May 17 at the Hall of Champions Fitness Center in Baumholder. Categories are male, female and youth under 18. For more information, call 485-7176 or 067836-7176.

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Health and Wellness Center

Monday » BOD POD Assessments: 8 to 10 a.m. » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe Station: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD Assessments: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11a.m. » Shoe Station: noon to 2 p.m. » BOD POD Assessments: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m. » PTL Refresher: 1 to 3 p.m. May 3 » BOD POD Assessments: 8 to 9 a.m. » Shoe Station: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Call 06371-47-HAWC (4292) or 480-4292.

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Medical Group

» Self-Initiated Care kit classes are held twice a month. Call 479CARE to schedule.

Family Advocacy

» PREP: Fighting for your Marriage (three sessions): May 4, 11 and 18, 9 a.m. to noon, HAWC » Stress Management (four sessions): June 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and to register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Mondays » Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Hercules Theater May 28 to June 3 » Victim Advocate Course Submit inquiries to Ramstein.sarc@us.af.mil. Deadline for applications is May 1. For more SARC information, call Capt. Scott Simoneaux at 480-5597.

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reparations for the 49th annual Ramstein Welfare Bazaar have already begun. Mark your calendars for Sept. 12 to 15. This year, the bazaar committee has announced a new food vendor selection process for private organizations that would like to participate. Food vendors will now be chosen on a first come, first serve basis. Ramstein private organizations that are registered with the 86th Force Support Squadron can now print an application and rules from the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club website. The committee will set up at the Ramstein Officers’ Club from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 14 in the Wings Lounge. Lines will start forming at the front door of the club. Representatives from interested private organizations should bring their completed paperwork to the club that morning with a check for $185 to reserve a space.

Photos courtesy of the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club Bazaar Committee

The 49th annual Ramstein Welfare Bazaar is holding food vendor selections May 14 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

Private organizations that are chosen as alternates will also be required to submit a check for the space fee. This fee will be refunded if they do not ultimately participate in the bazaar. These checks will not be deposited until after the July 4 festivities. The bazaar committee recommends organizations come prepared with a list of at least five different food items they would like to sell at the bazaar. In order to provide customers with the greatest variety of food items, the committee will limit particular food items to one or two vendors (i.e. only two vendors will be allowed to sell hot dogs or bratwurst). Private organizations that arrive early will have the best chance of getting their top

choices. Organizations that are chosen must participate in mandatory food safety briefing, which will be held at the beginning of August. They will then be required to submit an additional check for $200 for the refundable cleaning fee. Registered private organizations on Ramstein that have not already done their two yearly fundraisers are eligible to apply for a food vendor slot. For more information or to download a form, go to the ROSC Bazaar website at www.ramsteinbazaar.org. If you need additional information, click on the contact tab on the website, which will allow you to submit your questions.


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Nick Cannon is embraced by f team of actors, musicians and troops.

Lt. Col. Keithen Washington, 86th Force Support Squadron commander, holds the signed game ball prior to tip off April 19 on Ramstein.

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Baby Bash, Kristina DeBarge and Nick Cannon are interviewed after the Power 106 and Nick Cannon N ‘Credible USO tour.

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fans during his halftime performance. Cannon was a part of the USO’s d comedians who played in a basketball game to show support to the

Ramstein Southside Fitness Center to see members of the Power 106 USO tour participate in a match against Ramstein’s varsity basketball

86th Maintenance Squadron, tries to steal the ball from entertainer Nick 6 and Nick Cannon N ‘Credible USO tour, an exhibition basketball game ketball team.

Staff Sgt. Bill Pryor, 721st Air Mobility Command, warms up before the Power 106 and Nick Cannon N ‘Credible USO tour, an exhibition match against Ramstein’s varsity basketball team April 19 on Ramstein. USO’s lineup included actors, musicians and comedians competing against Ramstein’s finest basketball players in a morale event to show support to the troops.


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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: • “The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets,” a rock musical by Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs and Robert Wilson, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. May 12. • “Cosi fan tutte,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 6 p.m. May 5, 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 29. • “Nabucco,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, 7:30 p.m. May 9. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 7:30 p.m. May 18 and 28. • “Dornröschen,” Sleeping Beauty, a ballet by Stefano Giannetti, 7:30 p.m. May 25. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Kammgarn International Jazz Festival features Pauline Ngoc, Malene Mortensson, Lulu Weiss, today; and Roberto Fonseca, Enrico Rave Dance Floor Ensemble (tickets cost 17), and Volker Klimmer and Djulia, Saturday (tickets cost €27). For times and other bands perform-

ing in different locations, visit www. kammgarn.de or call 0631-365-2607. • The band Luxuslärm presents pop rock, 8 p.m. May 4. Tickets cost €20. • Uros “Perry” Perich & Band present rhythm and soul with “A Tribute to Ray Charles,” 8 p.m. May 10. Tickets cost €15. • The band Phrasenmäher presents, pop, rock and metal, 8 p.m. May 11. Tickets cost €14. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents its third symphony concert featuring works by Ravel, Ridil and Brahms, 8 p.m. today. • German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern presents works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1 p.m. Thursday. Lunch will be offered at noon. Tickets cost €21 with lunch and €12 without lunch. For advance tickets and to register for lunch, call Kaiserslautern TouristInfo at 0631-365-2317. • The symphony orchestra of the Kaiserslautern County presents “Devils, Witches and Demons,” with works by Offenbach, Weber, de Falla, 5 p.m. May 5. Tickets cost €12 to €25. Haus des Bürgers, RamsteinMiesenbach: • Power percussion with five musicians presenting “Drum Room – The Show,” 8 p.m. May 8. Tickets cost €22 to €28.

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‘Light – Dark’ flower show The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern presents a flower show under the motto “Light – Dark” until May 20 in the flower hall. The motto of this year’s Gartenschau, which runs through October, is “contrasts,” which can be found in various places this season. A medieval market is scheduled for May 4 and 5. For more information, read next week’s KA and visit www. gartenschau-kl.de.

For more information, visit www. hausdesbuergers.de. Stadthalle Landstuhl: • “Izi Bizi,” a rock ’n’ roll show from the 1950s with the greatest hits from the musical “Grease,” 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit www. stadthalle-landstuhl.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Master Class,” a play by Terrence McNally, through Sunday. “Good People,” a play by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire, May 10 to July 5. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Don Carlo,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, with German subtitles, 7 p.m. Saturday. • “Der kleine Prinz,” a ballet by Dominique Dumais, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Tuesday. For details, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de.

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Market fest in Kaiserslautern The City of Kaiserslautern sponsors its annual market fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on Stiftsplatz. Market vendors will present special offers and culinary specialties. The Ramstein Street Musicians will provide the musical entertainment. Children can get their faces painted and watch a balloon artist.

• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open to Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special events: Flower show, “Light – Dark,” in flower hall. Nostalgia exhibition and art forum in exhibition hall. Church service, 11 a.m. Sunday in willow church. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Oct. 31. For details, visit www. japanischergarten.de. • Olsbrücken (auf dem Oberberg),

forest fest, Wednesday. • Mittelbrunn, Maschinenhalle, Dance into May, Tuesday. • Krickenbach, Mehrzweckhalle, May pole fest, Tuesday. • Bruchmühlbach, Dorfplatz, May market, Wednesday. • Pirmasens, Messplatz, May carnival, Tuesday to May 12. • Kallstadt (south of Grünstadt), fest of 100 wines, today to Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. • Weisenheim/Sand (west of Frankenthal), spring fest, today through Monday. • Wachenheim/German Wine Street (near Bad Dürkheim), May fest, Tuesday and Wednesday. • Neustadt-Lachen-Speyerdorf, wine carnival, today to Tuesday. • Neustadt-Hambach, wine fest, today to Monday. • Kandel (south of Landau), pottery market, Saturday and Sunday. • Germersheim, Stadthalle, fair for special bikes, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For details, visit www.spezialradmesse.de.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalzcenter (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, behind BMW dealer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. • Kaiserslautern, Opel, Portal 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and May 4. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and May 4. • Ramstein, Autokino, Sunday. • Trier, Messepark, Saturday. • Idar-Oberstein, Festplatz, Saturday.


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Charles, Sarah, Galen and Gabriel Gardner pose for a photo April 10 on the Island of Santorini, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea.

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Mony C. Lopez and John M. Lopez pose for a photo at the Bike Blessing Event April 14 at the Nürburgring.

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Witches to play tricks Tuesday on ‘Hexennacht’ by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Germans observe their Labor Day on Wednesday. May 1 is also a day to welcome spring and chase away the demons of winter the night before. The night of April 30 is known as “Hexennacht,” or witches night. On Hexennacht, those living off base should keep a watchful eye on their houses and vehicles Tuesday night. Customarily, children and teenagers play tricks on their neighbors. Tricks include doorbell-ditching, smearing mustard on door handles, hiding floor mats and trash cans, removing garden gates, and wrapping cars in toilet paper. To be on the safe side, residents should take some precautionary measures, such as parking their cars in the garage and bringing their belongings inside. Sometimes, older children or adults do destructive things like lifting drainage covers in the middle of the road or moving traffic signs. Because of this, motorists are asked to be very careful keep a close eye out. These actions create safety hazards and result in property damage. German police will patrol the neighborhoods Tuesday night and take appropriate action if necessary. Legend says that during Hexennacht, evil ghosts represented by cold weather, snow and darkness met with witches and demons at Blocksberg hill in the Harz mountains. There, they got into mischief before they took off on broomsticks, pitchforks and billy goats at midnight. The origin of witches night goes back to pagan times, when people believed evil ghosts tried to prevent the “Queen of Spring” from

entering the country. Witches and demons were masters of people and things, so people did a lot to protect themselves. They hid billy goats and broomsticks so witches would not be able to ride on them through the night and do evil things. It was an unwritten law that chil-

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dren must not get beaten with a broomstick, because it could be a witch’s tool. Also, socks were put cross-shaped on children’s beds, pentagrams were put over house entrances, or sacred salt was scattered over the threshold. Residents used several herbs known to ban witches to smoke out houses and stables. Herbs included rue, St. John’s wort and juniper. Men made a lot of noise with whips and gun shots and lit fires to scare away demons. Cattle was driven

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through the fire to secure its fertility for the following year, and young couples jumped over the fire to make sure their love would last forever. Witches night is also called “Walpurgis” night. Walpurga was an English saint who worked as a missionary in Germany in the eighth century. In 761, she became the abbess of a monastery in Heidenheim, which was founded by her two brothers, Willibald and Wunibald, who also were saints. She was known for exorcising demons from the bodies of the sick. Walpurga died in 779, and on May 1, 871, her body was transported to Eischstäett to be reburied next to her brothers. Another German tradition to observe the beginning of May is to “dance into May.” Various associations and sports clubs sponsor “Tanz in den Mai” with live music in community halls, sports gyms, gasthauses or other facilities that house dancing halls. In several villages in the KMC, the May tree will be put up the evening of April 30 or on the morning of May 1. Sometimes, this ceremony is combined with a village fest. The May tree usually is a fir with its lower branches stripped and only the treetop untouched. The pole is decorated with colorful ribbons and craftsmen’s trade ornaments like sausages for the butchers, pretzels for the bakers, or carved wooden figures. May poles symbolize the beginning of spring and hope for a good harvest. The legal holiday of Labor Day commemorates May 1, 1890, when the day was proclaimed as the day of the working class by the first international workers’ congress in Paris. It was a day to fight for an eight-hour workday and other working-class rights. Trade unions and workers meet for assemblies, demonstrations and political speeches.

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Avignon: historical hotspot of France by Meghan Augsburger Ramstein High School intern Visiting the provence and the French city of Avignon is like experiencing a time warp. Founded on hundreds of years of history, the entire region reflects its ancient heritage through its architecture and culture. One could say it’s a true “Roman holiday.” City Attractions Tracing its roots beyond the Roman Empire, Avignon developed its culture from many different influences. Its strongest architectural features resemble those of the papal era between 1309 and 1376. One of the most popular sites in the city stems from the papal time period. Located near the center of Avignon, the Palais des Papes (Pope’s Palace) is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site with plenty of historical chambers to discover. English audio guides are recommended for those who do not read or speak French. Pont Saint Bénezet, a portion of a 12th century bridge, attracts many tourists as well. Directly next to the palace is the Cathédrale d’Avignon, a magnificent church built during the 12th century. Located within the cathedral are the tomb of Pope John XXII and papal robes and relics, dating back hundreds of years. Across the Rhône River is Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, a small town that has several interesting attractions. At the top of the town stands Fort Saint André. It offers breathtaking views of Avignon and a beautiful garden to admire. Down below is a monastery called

the Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction that features a replica of a monk’s living quarters, frescoes and a unique church that has one missing wall. A special exhibit has been placed inside the church to provide images of how it would have looked hundreds of years ago with its wall. Avignon has plenty of museums to visit, too. Many provide art exhibits while others focus on regional specialties such as lavender, wine, soap and perfume. Sightseeing Outside of Avignon Roman ruins are scattered around Southern France and are perfect for quick excursions. Cities such as Orange, Nimes and Arles integrated Roman architecture into modern day society. Orange houses one of the three intact theater walls of the Roman Empire. The remaining two are located in Syria and Turkey. Within the theater wall, two columns and a statue of the emperor still stand, adding to the historical atmosphere. While in the city, don’t miss the Roman triumphal arch, covered in intricate carvings and designs. Arles, the town made famous by Van Gogh’s paintings, also features a variety of Roman monuments. Near Arles’ city center is the arena, which still hosts bullfighting events, and the amphitheater ruins. For art enthusiasts, the city of Arles offers walking routes that pass famous sites that Van Gogh painted. On the outskirts of the town, there is a Roman graveyard called Les Alyscamps. In Arles, the Romans did not bury their dead. Instead, they were placed in stone coffins and left above ground.

The Arles arena has remained intact over the years and is used for bullfighting events.

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The Pont du Gard was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985.

For more than 100 years, the papacy was located in the city of Avignon.

When the city was pillaged, the sarcophagi were destroyed or used as feed troughs. Now, portions of these coffins lie broken along the pathway to the church, which was built in the 12th century. Nimes features an amphitheater that has been well preserved, representing a smaller version of the Colosseum in Rome. The Maison Carree, an ancient Roman temple, also lasted through the ages and can still be admired in its original form. The most astonishing sight located only 30 minutes from Avignon is the Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct. The three-tiered masterpiece of hydraulic engineering is an ideal location for taking beautiful photos. Parking at the Pont du Gard costs €18, which covers the admission price for the museum. Inside the museum, interactive exhibits on the purpose of the aqueduct and how it affected Roman life are available and perfect for families. If planning on visiting more than once, it is worth it to buy a yearlong pass for €23, which covers the cost of parking. The Camargue, a popular national park region, is covered in natural wetlands, fostering many different types of animals such as wild horses and bulls. It takes around one hour and 20 minutes to drive to the park.

Along the road to Sainte Marie de la Mer, a small vacation town by the Mediterranean Sea, there are plenty of horse riding ranches and places to stop and admire nature. Another beautiful attraction is the Camargue Ornithological Park, a sanctuary for native birds such as flamingos and herons. For those wishing to see more birds, horses or bulls in their natural habitats, there is a boat tour that travels straight through the wetlands. Gastronomy Mirroring Italian cuisine, Provencal dishes use plenty of olive oil, garlic and vegetable bases. Ratatouille, a vegetable stew, is served at most restaurants. Full of zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers and tomatoes, the stew is used as a side dish, filling or full meal. Common sauces added to dishes include aioli, a type of garlic mayonnaise, and anchovy paste. At many restaurants, Provencal as well as traditional dishes are listed. Escargot (snails with parsley and garlic), Crouqe Monsier (grilled ham and cheese sandwich), a variety of baguettes, and different wine-based stews are commonly found on menus. Due to its close proximity to the sea, cuisine often features different kinds of fish. Bouillabaisse, a popular Provencal soup, is made with various types of fish, onions, tomatoes, saffron and Herbes de Provence. Herbes de Provence, a commonly used herb mixture, contains dried basil, marjoram, thyme, savory, rosemary and sage. Though traditionally classified as Spanish cuisine, Paella is also commonly served in cafes and restaurants in southern France. Delicacies of the Camargue region include Fleur de Sel (sea salt), wild rice and dishes containing bull meat.


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Baumholder stands up high speed data network Story and photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs

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aumholder stood up a new data network recently that increases the speed and efficiency of network users in Baumholder. The project upgraded and expanded the voice and data communication systems for the entire installation and brought the quartermaster and clinic areas onto the fiber network. The Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program, or I3MP, upgraded Baumholder’s capacity and reliability of voice and data infrastructure. “It was really a huge effort, upgrading and growing the voice and data network, but the increased capability, reliability and trustworthiness of the network made it more than worth it,” said Lorinda Risley, I3MP lead for the Network Enterprise Center. Siemens Government Technologies Inc. was the contracted company responsible for upgrading Baumholder’s communication infrastructure. The company is a leading integrator of Siemens innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical programs within the Departments of Defense, State and Homeland Security. The $14 million project began with the first site survey in 2007. Actual construction started in late 2011, coming to completion in March. The Network Enterprise Center migrated close to 300 network devices and 1,600 users to the new network within a 30 day period. The installation is now set, from an information infrastructure standpoint for future customers and growth.

Lt. Col. Louis L. King, assistant product manager-Europe; Lt. Col. Nathan J. Bollinger, 102nd Signal Battalion commander; Lt. Col. Michael “Sully” Sullivan; and Bernhard Sandmaier, Nokia Siemens networks manager, team up for a ribbon cutting to commemorate the official completion of the Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program.

“With technology always improving, something had to be put in place that will allow all forms of communication flow and allow for future technologies to be rapidly incorporated into the network,” Risley said. “This fiber backbone supports high speed internet data, voice-over-Internet-protocol, video teleconferencing, security devices, and utility monitoring devices over long distances. “The amount of cooperation and teamwork on

this project by all members of the community has been phenomenal,” Risley continued. “It was a pleasure working with such wonderful professionals and people that truly cared what was left behind for the community when the project was completed. I’m proud of what has been accomplished and of the team that has worked so hard. We are now ready to expand where needed and ensure our warfighters can train as they fight.”

Save tax on imported vehicles by Robert Szostek U.S. European Command Customs Public Affairs

HEIDELBERG, Germany — U.S. personnel stationed overseas can ship vehicles to the U.S. free of federal tax and duty. This exemption means big savings if you meet three conditions. You must take physical possession of the vehicle prior to shipment, have valid PCS orders and import it for personal use. However, the exemption does not free you from state taxation.

“Most people who miss out on the exemption do not take physical possession of the vehicle before shipment,” said Mike Dean, director of the European Command’s Customs and Border Clearance Agency. “If you have a car shipped directly from the factory, you risk having to pay the 2.5 percent federal import duty.” Registering a vehicle is the best way to show possession, but you can also prove it by simply putting a copy of your permanent change of station orders in the glove compartment.

Second, you must have a set of official PCS orders in hand before shipping a vehicle. The exemption is not for people on extended leave or temporary duty. Third, the vehicle must be for your personal use or for use by immediate family members. “If you had six dependents of driving age,” Dean said, “you could justify importing seven vehicles dutyfree; one for each of them and one for yourself.” However, it is illegal to use the exemption to import vehicles for third

parties or in order to sell them. People importing vehicles as part of a PCS can save federal duties and taxes, but state taxes on imported vehicles can be high. You can obtain state tax information from the relevant department of motor vehicles and Internet links to these can be found online at www.hqusareur.army.mil/rmv/ stateside_dmvs.htm. Call a military customs office to find out more about federal customs exemptions or your local transportation office to learn about shipping procedures and fees.


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Special race for wounded warriors to be held April 30 GARMISCH, GERMANY — A special adventure race experience for wounded warriors is scheduled to take place Tuesday here. The event is sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project, American Red Cross, Army Community Services and Garmisch Outdoor Recreation. “The Red Cross collaborates with partnering agencies and the military community to provide the best service and support to Soldiers. This is a great opportunity to collaborate with the Wounded Warrior Project and local Army agencies to bring awareness, provide a fun event to wounded Soldiers and provide resiliency and variety in the recovery process,” said Senior Station Manager Mark Hooper. More than 50,000 servicemen and

women have been injured in the recent military conflicts. In addition to the physical wounds, it is estimated as many as 400,000 service members live with the invisible wounds of war including combat-related stress, major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Another 320,000 are believed to have experienced a traumatic brain injury while on deployment. The Wounded Warrior Project offers 18 diverse programs and services designed to provide a holistic approach to recovery. “At WWP, we set up our programs and services to engage warriors, nurture their minds and bodies and encourage economic empowerment,” said Bruce Nitsche, executive vice president of special

Dodgeball league sign-ups

Children ages 8 to 18 are invited to sign up for the spring dodgeball league beginning today. League dates are today, May 10, 17 and 31, and June 7. The cost is $25 and participants must have a valid sports physical. Registration for the league ends today. For more information, call Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.

Basketball fundamentals

Basketball fundamentals, classes coached by professional German basketball league player Anthony Harris, will take place until May 30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. for ages 5 to 10, and from 7 to 8 p.m. for ages 11 to 18. Practices will take place in the Baumholder Middle/High School gym. Clean, hand-carried shoes are required to play. The cost is $60. To register or for more information, call Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 067836-7003.

projects for the Wounded Warrior Project. “Organizations like the American Red Cross provide critical services, and we know true success lies in collaboration. Together we can fulfill our vision of the most successful and well-adjusted generation of wounded veterans in our nation’s history.” Red Cross volunteers and staff from around Europe, as well as members from WWP’s Combat Stress & Recovery Program team and WWP’s Germany outreach staff, will be in Garmisch to provide support and cheer on the 20 teams of three during the race, modeled after the “Amazing Race” television show. Teams will have to overcome obstacles, work through challenges and race through the course for prizes and

For more information, visit www.sandigriffin.com or www.facebook.com/teamlandstuhl.

Players needed

FV Olympia Ramstein, the soccer club in Ramstein-Miesenbach, is looking for girls born 1997 to 2000 who would like to play soccer in a girls team. Younger players are welcome as well. Practice is conducted from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the FV Olympia Ramstein compound (Am Hocht) or at the Reichswald stadium near the Azur swimming pool. The club’s women’s team needs players born after 1995. Practice is from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Any interested players should contact Klaus Peter Heil at 0637171801 or Jens-Frederic Wolf at 0176-64648945. For details, visit www.fv-olympia-ramstein.de.

Spring sports registration

The Army Emergency Relief Golf Tournament takes place May 10 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Compile a team and register now by calling your Army unit representative or ACS at 0631-3406-4221/4015. Tickets prices include green fees, cart and buffet style lunch.

CYS Services youth spring sports registration has begun! Register your child or youth for indoor rock climbing, golf, track and field, tennis, bowling, T-ball, baseball and softball. Do this at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Parent Central Services, or on WEBTRAC. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516 or 0631-3406-4516.

Bodybuilding, figure invitational

Miesau Physical Fitness Center hours

Golf tournament

The K-Town Bodybuilding and Figure Invitational will be held at 3 p.m. May 18 in the Kaiserslautern High School auditorium. The invitational will feature more than 30 athletes from the KMC, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden, Spangdahlem and other surrounding communities. This free event is open to everyone. The event is sponsored by the Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Bravo Company Tier III.

The Miesau Physical Fitness Center in Bldg. 1220 has new hours of operation. Hours are from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and training days, and closed Sundays.

Gymnastics classes

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s SKIESUnlimited offers gymnastics classes for toddlers and children. For details, call Parent Central

vie for placement on the winner podium. Each team will consist of at least one wounded service member and will compete in a series of fun challenges as they race across the beautiful Garmisch valley. To help wounded service members pursue life goals without the barriers or stigmas associated with mental health, they will be able to participate in resiliency training, a post-traumatic stress forum and take an “All Things Garmisch” cultural tour. They may also participate in a Red Cross Healing Arts class scheduled for May 3. For more information, contact Tammie Pech at 475-1760 or 0964183-1760, or by email at tammie. pech@redcross.org. (Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs)

Services at 493-4156 or 0631-3406-4516.

Dynamic Yoga

A yoga class to revitalize the body and awaken the mind and spirit will take place from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center in Bldg. 3720 on Landstuhl. Challenging posture flow along with meditation and breathing exercises create not only a thorough workout, but also an energetic experience. For more information and prices, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

Kung Fu, 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. Lessons will be held at the Sembach Middle School gym. For details, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Recreational soccer

Meet new people, get in shape and play soccer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. Open to U.S. ID cardholders, Department of Defense civilians, and retirees ages 16 and up. To play, contact Robert Michels at 486-8939 or 06371-86-8939 or Robert.michels@ us.army.mil.

Parent & Me Yoga Classes

Relax and rejuvenate in Parent & Me Yoga, offered by CYS Services SKIESUnlimited. Parent and child yoga classes are offered to parents and the children ages infant to 5 years and ages 5 to 12. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, or the One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl.


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NOW SHOWING Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein)

The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. SATURDAY - The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. SUNDAY The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. MONDAY - The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. TUESDAY - The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. WEDNESDAY - The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. THURSDAY - The Big Wedding (R) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Croods 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 7 p.m. Jack the Giant Slayer 3D (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. TODAY -

Galaxy Theater (Vogelweh) TODAY Safe Haven (PG-13) 7 p.m. SATURDAY - A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 4 p.m. Big Wedding (R) 7 p.m. SUNDAY Jack the Giant Slayer (PG) 4 p.m.

Next to Autobahn A6, Exit 13 (Landstuhl) Merkurstraße 9, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach 6THEATRES, THX, EX and all Digital Sound Systems

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In Digital 3D: G.I. Joe2: Retaliation (PG13)- Fri - Sun 20:15, Mon & Tue 20:30 In Digital 3D: Iron Man 3 (PG13)Wed 14:30, 17:00, 20:00 Evil Dead (R)- Fri 18:00, Sat - Wed 18:15 Mama (PG13)- Fri - Sat 18:00, 20:30, Sun 20:30, Mon & Tue 18:00, 20:30, Wed 18:00 Oblivion (PG13)- Fri 15:45, 18:00, 20:00, 22:30, Sat 13:30, 15:45, 17:30, 20:00, 22:30, Sun 13:30, 15:45, 17:30, 20:00, Mon & Tue 16:00, 18:00, 20:30, Wed 20:15 Scary Movie 5 (PG13)-Fri 16:00, 18:00, Sat 13:30, 18:15, Sun 18:15, Mon & Thur 16:00, 18:15 In 2D: Iron Man 3 (PG13)- Wed 13:30, 16:00, 18:30, 21:00 Olympus has fallen (R)- Fri & Sat 18:00, 20:15, 22:30, Sun 18:00, 20:15, Mon & Tue 18:00, 20:30, Wed 18:00, 20:15 Special Screening (only 5,- Euro Admission): Django Unchained Sat & Sun 14:30 Life Of Pie Thur 16:00, Sat & Sun 13:30 Still showing: A Good Day To Die Hard, OZ: The Great And Powerful, The Croods For Showtimes of Thur MAY 02 call 06371937 037 or see www.broadwaykino.com/kmc

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

Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com/movies.php for details Safe Haven (PG-13) — An affirming and suspenseful story about a young woman’s struggle to find love again after she arrives in a small North Carolina town. Her reluctance to join the tightknit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children. Starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel. The Big Wedding (R) — “The Big Wedding” is an uproarious romantic comedy about a charmingly modern family try-

ing to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full blown family fiasco. To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son’s wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future. Starring Amanda Seyfried and Robert De Niro.

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ACROSS 1 Explosion 6 Thanksgiving dish 10 Take the show on the road 14 Long-term convict 15 Austrian painter Schiele 16 Scandinavian capital 17 Cremona craftsman 18 Part of NB 19 Moreno of “West Side Story” 20 Soup served with sour cream 22 Smiles affectedly 24 Cub Scout leader 26 Ogle 27 In league 30 Checked before a heist 32 “Fantastic Mr. Fox” author 34 Puccini masterpiece 38 Countless years 39 UFO pilot? 41 Monopolize 42 Rows 45 Profane 48 Detroit products 50 Like a cobra 51 Gadabout 54 Biblical weeds 56 Ancient region of France 58 College treasurers 62 Adored one 63 ___ Romeo (Italian car) 65 Eyelashes 66 Enjoy a repast 67 Falsehoods 68 All done 69 Spots 70 Not nuts 71 Actress Keaton DOWN 1 Spill the beans 2 Chauffeur-driven transport 3 Way off 4 Go to sea 5 Deceived 6 1983 Streisand film 7 Long, long ___

8 Witty sayings 9 Slowpokes 10 Sink 11 Basketry twig 12 Extreme 13 Use the oven 21 Ibsen’s Gabler 23 Bump into 25 Hurting the most 27 War god 28 Roller coaster part 29 Turner of films 31 Brewery products 33 Ray of Hollywood 35 Food fish 36 Dove’s domicile 37 Elderly 40 Statesman of India 43 South of the border order 44 Cooking fat 46 Arm-twisted 47 “William Tell” composer 49 Ordeals 51 Forays 52 Song from yesterday 53 In unison 55 Demean 57 Inter ___ 59 Hawkeye Pierce portrayer 60 Nothing for Napoleon 61 “Smooth Operator” singer 64 Marshy area

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Beautiful FSH in Miesau, 420 m², 9 BR, 3 Baths, 2 Guest-WC, 3 BIK, Liv/Din-Room, Yard, FloorHeating, Garage, Pets negot., Avail: May 15, 2013. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com €3060 Beautiful House Höheinöd 234sqm 3BR liv/din rm 2000sqm garden (like a park), balcony terrace garage 06333-955220 Brand new freestanding bungalow, 22km to K'lautern/Sembach, 220 m², 3 BR, 1 Studio, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, No pets, Avail: April 15, 2013, Rent: 1790.00 Euro + util. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com Brand new freestanding house, 260sqm., 4 bedrms., incl. Masterbedrms., + dress. rm., + sepr. baths., 2 baths., b.i.k., garage, yard, 2.000 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Brand new house, Kaiserslautern, 290sqm, 6bedr, 2 1/2 bath, luxury kitchen, fire-place, garage, duplex, €2115,- + util. Real Estate Metzler 017661721186 Duplex in 66919 Weselberg 10min to LRMC and A62, 130sqm 3BR 1.5baths oil heating, attic, garage, terrace w/small yard €920+util avail from 2 May, 01717859082 or 06363-5481 Duplex in Landstuhl, In der Atzel 7, 100sqm, bik, 3BR, liv, 2 baths, big basement w/ hobby rm. No pets! €680 + util, 06371-62411 Duplex-Half 175 m² in Otterbach, 6 km to K'Lautern, 3 BR, Liv/DinRoom, 2.5 Bath, In-Law-Suite, Winter garden, Carport, Small yard, Pets allowed, Rent: 1300 Euro + util., Avail: May 1, 2013. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibillpay.com Duplex-Half, 140sqm in Rammelsbach, 2 BR, 1.5 Bath, Liv/DinRoom w. fireplace, BIK, Garage, Pets negotiable, Rent: 1030 Euro + util., Avail: Now. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com Eulenbis: 10 min to RAB, gorgeous view, huge house with 6 bed, 3 baths, BIK, garage. € 1870,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 01704116990 or 01706850060 Email wolfgang.wiedmann@re max.de Freestanding house, 10 Min. to RAB 330sqm., 7 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., basement, fenced yard, 2 garages 2.500 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Freestanding House, RAB school, 204sqm., 4 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., garage, yard, modern style, 1.530 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Glan-Münchweiler: Newer Duplex with floor-heat, 180sqm, 4BR/2BA, yard, 2 car garage € 1.400,- + util 06371/943313 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de


April 26, 2013 House in a quiet Area, 5 Bed Rooms, Livrm, Dinnrm, new BIK, Bath, Guestt, Landryrm, Big Balcony, Garage, DSL-Internet, AFN All ads & pics can be viewed @ 160qm. No Finders Fee €930 www.class-world.eu 063847067 or 01638150865 - mi FSH w/ In-Law-Suite 225sqm in chaelx-xbraun@web.de Otterbach, 6 km to K'Lautern, 4 Huge 420 m² house, Ramstein BR, 3 Baths, 2 Living-Room, Dischool, 8 bdr, 3 bath, floorheat, ning-Room, 2 BIK, 1 Carport, garage, ++, reduced finders fee Yard, Laundry-Room, Storage, €3100 Martin 0177-1700206 Pets allowed, Rent: 1700 Euro + util., Avail: May 15, 2013. For mo- Hütschenhausen: 3 bedr., sture information please contact G.I. dio, 2 bath, living-dingrm., open fiBill Pay Service & Real Estate: re-place, built-in-kit., garage, 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 yard, 1.500,-- € + util www.agraor ramstein@gibillpay.com immobilien.de 06371-57656

HOUSES FOR RENT

Hochspeyer, close to Panzer, Kleber, Sembach, 3 bm duplex, garage, nice private yard, E960, Immo T. 01609609498

Jettenbach (RS-school-district): huge freest. House, 323sqm, 6BR/ 6,5BA, 4 balconies, 2 garages, € 2580.- + util 06371/943315 Hohenecken Freest House www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de 130sqm 3BR BIK 1.5bath liv/din Jettenbach Duplex, new modern terr balc garden cpks laundry ba- stlye, 200sqm, 4BR, 3.5 baths, sem attic no pets €900 +util Call: bik, balcony, €1510 incl garage 0631-51368 or 0179-8434298 01717776544, from 7 pm Hohenecken, FSH, in a quiet 0637171523 area, 192sqm, 5BR, 2bath, 1 Jettenbach, exclusive modern guest WC, 2 BIK, 2 liv/dinrm, be- freestanding house, 331sqm, aut. Lrg garden, 2 sun terraces, 2 6BR, 5baths, 4 balc, big yard, 2x garages, basement, €1496 + util, garage, Ramstein school distr, Call: 0160-95812625 pets allowed, €2580 + util, 0171Hohenecken: very nice freestan- 7776544 or after 1900 06371ding House, 371qm Living space, 71523 huge dining and living room, BIK, Pantry, 5BR, 2,5 BA, Huge Studio with a fantastic view, Basement, Garage private Yard and much more. Rent 2600€ call Kryspina at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/ 41408880 or 0176/61265403 House in Niedermohr avail now, no pets, 06383-5610

Kaiserslautern American Jettenbach: Must see Great modern house, about 340 m² living sp, 6 bedroom and 5 bathrooms, large livingr, BIK, 2 Garages, very big yard, available now only 15 min to RAB € 2.500,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 01704116990 or 0170 685 0060 Email wolfgang.wied mann@remax.de Kaiserslautern, new 200sqm duplex, garage, yard, 4bm, open bik, 2,5 baths, basement, e1410, Immo T. 016096096498 Katzweiler, house for rent, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2 garages, huge living-dining facility, bik, patio, huge laundry room, €1175 + util, no pets T. 06301-719500 Kindsbach: Beautiful rowendhouse, 230sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, fireplace, terrace, yard, basement, carport €1534 06371/943315 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de KL - Mehlingen, 1 FSH, 3BR, 1 livrm, 2baths, BIK w/ dishwasher, basement, garage, big garden, 1200 + util, 06303-3389 Kl-Siegelbach: nice 140sqm freestand house, garage, 3 bm, private yard, E 1000, Immo T. 016096096498 Miesau: Freest house, compl new renov, 4BR/2BA, yard, garage € 1.200,- + util 06371/943310

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Kaiserslautern American

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

Lambsborn, 4BR Duplex, 2Bath, Living+Diningrm, Basement, Familyrm, Balcony, Yard, Carport. Located near forest/great walking+biking trails. 15min. to Landstuhl. Rent 1300 Euros+Util.+1month Deposit. Pets allowed. 0173-9044818 or stefanievaughn79@yahoo.de

April 26, 2013 Mackenbach: exclusive freestanding 8 bedr., 4 ½ bath, living-diningrm., open fire-place, patio, balcony, yard, double garage, 3.460,--₏ + util www.AGRA-Immo bilien.de 06371/57656

Rab school, 190sqm., 3 bedrms., 2 baths., laundry room, big yard, garage 1.250 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Mehlingen: Sembach, K-Town 5 mins, nice condo, 3 bed, 2.5 bath, hardwood floors, modern fittings, balcony, storage, parking, av. now, â‚Ź870+ut. KKA Immobilien, 0172/6855976 or melindakka@ aol.com

Ramstein village, FSH, 170 sqm 5 BDR, 2,5 baths, rent â‚Ź 1200, Reduced Fee ZIAI DZ Immobilien, 01726823232

Near Mackenbach: Cosy House with sep Apt (2BR/2BA+1BR/ Lambsborn: Duplex, 4BR/1,5BA, open-fireplace, balcony, terrace, 1BA), big yard, garage â‚Ź 1.270,- + garage â‚Ź1070 06371/943310 util 06371/943313 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Near RAB, 240sqm., 6 bedrms., Landstuhl, downtown, townhouse, 130sqm, 5BDR, 2 baths, rent b.i.k., 2 baths., balcony, carport, â‚Ź 810, Reduced Finders Fee, ZIAI yard, quiet area, 1.765 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann DZ Immobilien, 01726823232 Immobilien4you Tel: 06372Landstuhl: Nice House with 803641 or 0173-8317162 170sqm, 5BR/1,5BA, yard, terrace â‚Ź1200 06371/943310 Near RAB, freestanding house, 160sqm., 3 bedrms., 2 baths., www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Landstuhl-Melkerei: newer b.i.k., office, basement, fenced 235sqm, 5 bed, 3.5 bath, BIK, yard, garage, 1.250 â‚Źuro + util Anlaundry, storage, floor heating, 3 ne S. Neumann Immobilien4you big balconies, nice yard, garage, Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173â‚Ź1750+ut. Av. now. KKA Immobili- 8317162 en, 0172/6855976 or melindakka@ New house in Spesbach 220sqm aol.com 5 BR BIK din/liv rm studio 2 balcoLinden, 220 sqm house, open fi- nies terrace yard garage â‚Ź1611 re-place, floor-heat, patio, nice avail 1 July 06372-61289/0178view, E1380, Immo T. 3492565 016096096498 Nice house in Landstuhl city Mackenbach, nice Duplex, Bj. 3bedr, b.i.k., 110sqm, 1½ baths, 2006, ca. 230sqm, 3Bedr., patio, garage, basement, open fi2Bathr., big Liv/Dinr., Winter gar- replace, jacuzzi, no pets, afnden, BiK, laundry, storage, patio, ant., internet, kabel-tv, â‚Ź850.garage, garden, available 1. of +util. avail. 3.05.2013, Call Dirk May, rent 1.635.-â‚Ź +util, RMImmo Kahrau, 06371-63672 or 0172dirk.kahrau@kabel bilien@t-online.de or 06374- 8006411, mail.de 915430 Mackenbach: 4 bedr., 1,5 bath, nice view, garden house, â‚Ź 1.100,- + util. I.B.u.Immobilienservice Thomas SouriĂ&#x;eaux 06374 995694 Thomas.sx@t-online.de

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Mackenbach: duplex 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningm, built-inkit., patio, yard, carport, 1.510,-₏+ util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371/57656 Otterberg: brand new 280sqm house, garage, E2240, Immo T. 016096096498

Ramstein Village: huge house in the center of Ramstein, 6 bed, 2 Baths, bik, small yard, garage, free now â‚Ź 1.700,--+ util. RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 01704116990 or 01706850060 Email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de Ramstein, small 1 fam house, 90sqm, 2 br, liv/din rm, bik, 1.5baths, parking spot, â‚Ź600 + util 06371-917755 / 01726872098 Ramstein: 2 bedr. 2 bath, livingdiningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 890,--â‚Ź + util www.AGRAImmobilien.de 06371/57656 Ramstein: Duplex, 165sqm, 3BR/ 2,5BA, terrace, no yard!, garage â‚Ź1230 06371/943315 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de Ramstein-city: Duplex, 165sqm, 3BR/2,5BA, terrace, no yard! garage, â‚Ź 1230.- + util, 06371/943315 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Reichenbach-St., house 180sqm, 4BR, liv/dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2bath, studio, garage, extra parking, terrace, high speed internet, garden, No Realtor, avail 1 June, approx â‚Ź1410 + util. Call: 0152-53956357/gs-Schmidt@onli ne.de

Representable Fam house 9BR w/ AC whirlpool open firepl 2WC 2baths garage for 3cars 2BIK lrg fenced lot 300sqm liv space Pets No Fee House Wonderful house OK in Patersbach 15min to RAB 10 Min to Rab in Rab school, 300 avail 15 Jun ₏1980+utl Call: 0163/ sqm., 5 bedrms., b.i.k., studio, 2 7719743 baths., sauna, fenced yard, carport, 1.980 ₏uro + util Anne S. Rodenbach, 3bm house, garaNeumann Immobilien4you Tel: ge, patio, E900, Immo T. 016096096498 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Rodenbach: freest. House, Queidersbach: Freestanding 4 225sqm, 4BR/2BA, basement, terbedr., living-diningrm., 2 ½ bath, race, yard, garage, ₏1800 06371/ built-in-kit., basement, yard, gara943315 www.GermaWild-Immobili ge, carport, 1.280,-- ₏ + util en.de www.agra-immobilien.de 06371Schwedelbach, 180 sqm., 4 57656 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., yard, carport 1.280 ₏uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162

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Schwedelbach: townend house, 164sqm, 3bedr, livr, bik, 2bath, studio, yard, terrace, Pets allowed, ₏1050+util, Roth Immobilien, 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Small House 3BR, 2 small, 1 large, liv/dinr, bath, kitchen and large balcony, furn or unfurn, 1 garage, carport, close to Sembach AFB. For info call 06303-3966 Spesbach, Langgewanne 12a, 1Fam House, built 2001, 240sqm, 6Rms, BIK, 2bath, firepl. stor, garage, lrg studio & property 1805₏ +util, 06386-7871 Spesbach: duplex, 221sqm, 4bedr, livr, bik, 2bath, yard, garage, terrace, ₏1550+util. Roth Immobilien 06374-994776 or 01711950606 Spesbach: townhouse 4 bedr., 1 ½ bath, living-diningrm., patio, balcony, yard, 1.150,--₏ + util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/ 57656


April 26, 2013

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

Kaiserslautern American Beautiful, luxury house, Ramstein school, 20 min to RAM Airbase / 288 sqm / 5 br /3 bath, open floorplan, / floorheat. / firepl, gar / yard, E 335.000,- Henschtal: very nice freest house / 230 sqm / 2003 / property 508 sqm, 5 br, 2,5 bath/ floorh. yard, carp, parking, E 285,000,- ; JR Realty, ph: 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya hoo.com

Stelzenberg lrg country style house, 12min to Vog 380sqm, 8BR, BIK, 4baths, sauna, open fireplace, 3 garages, 2000sqm property by forest, €2600, avail now, Tel: 0178-3631298 Brand new freestanding house, Why stay in a hotel room while 15 Min. from RAB, 270sqm., lilooking for a permanent home- ving-space, 550sqm., property, 5 come and stay in a comfortable bedrms., incl. 1 bedrms., with large suite. Pets Ok, AFN. 4 info dress. rm., sepr. baths., floor-heating, garage, yard, Price call 0173www.facebook.com/ramsteinlod 8317162 or 06372-803641 Anne ging €130 01791456657 S. Neumann Immobilien4you

HOUSES / APTS FOR SALE

All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

10 Min to Vogelway, or KL-City, freestanding house, 250sqm., living-space, 650 sqm., property, 4 bedrms., office, 3 baths., basement, outside pool, garage, compl. fenced yard, balcony, Price 420 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 10 Min. to Rab, wonderful freestanding house, 850sqm., property, 200sqm., living-space, 4 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., open-fireplace, fenced yard, 2 garages, floor-heating, you must see call 0173-8317162 Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you 06372-803641

Exclusive Dream House, 20 min to RABairbase 350sqm, 1600 sqm lot, 6 bedr, 3,5 bathr.big studio living-diningroom with open fireplace, new BIK, wintergarden, energy-saving +solar heat system, roofed solar heated pool, more pictures and info:call:015 773 386 387 (6pm-10pm) No Realtor Fee €399000 Freestanding house, 15 Min from RAB, 200sqm., living-.space, 4 bedrms., + studio, 2 baths., basement, balcony, 2 garages, fenced yard ready to move in Price 130 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Freestanding house, property 914 sqm., 210 sqm., living-space, 6 bedrms., 3 baths., +sauna, b.i.k., basement, floor-heating, balcony, 2 garages, terrace, nice 300sqm+ Finished basement, yard, Only 290 000 €uro Anne S. top floor can be rented out as a Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: separate apartment, 2 car garage, 06372.-803641 or 0173-8317162 2 car carport, Nice yard with barbecue fire pit, grape vines, blue- Kindsbach: nice duplex with gaberry bushes and more. New Kit- rage build 2006, 145sqm, 4bm, 2 E200000, Immo T. chen, new wallpaper in living baths, room, lots of storage space. Bet- 016096096498 ween Ramstein, Kaiserslautern, Open House Sun 28 Apr 1400and Baumholder. Save Money = 1600 hrs, 67661 Kaiserslautern, No Realtors!!! 13 Glanblick OffenSchumacherwoog 20. Dream Houbach-Hundheim RP 67749 se 209m² Liv Space, 1065m² lot €270000 0171-999-1710 / thun (owned by theseller). 5 bedrms, liv/ der.diver@hotmail.com diningroom, built in kitchen, pan5 min east of KL: beautiful house try, fam rm, 2bath, sauna, laundry in quiet location, 260 sqm open rm, cov balcony, cov patio, outsifloor plan, more than 1000 sqm de BBQ, playground, garden houproperty, walk-in-closet, built-in- se, plus more outside storage, cabinet floor heated, sauna, 2 ga- own well, totally fenced, gas hearages € 368.000,-- RE/MAX Dre- ting. 339000 Euro. Doris Drewlow amhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kai- Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059 serstr. 4, 01704116990 or Use your Housing Allowance to 01706850060, email wolf purchase your home - : buying in gang.wiedmann@remax.de Germany is not complicated. We 8 Min to RAB, Ramstein School Distr., about 400 m² living space, 7 bedr, huge family room, livingr, diningr, excl. kitchen, pantry, 3 bathr, Sauna, 2 Garages very quiet living area, € 449.000,-- RE/ MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 01704116990 or 01706850060, email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de Bann, nice 160 sqm duplex, build 1999, yard, E 239000, Immo. T. 016096096498 Beautiful house 10 min South of Lndsthl, 15 min South of Rmstn. 300 sqm lvng space, 784 sqm prpty, 5 Br, 3 Bath, Dbl Gar, Flrht, Firepl, porch, balcony, 2 Kitch. Basement floor may be rented out as a separate apartment, has separate entrance. Private to Private. €375000 0172-6623527

will inform you about all the details. We will help you - finding - financing - notarizing - moving in step by step to get your own home, RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170 685 0060, email wolfgang.wiedmann@remax.de

Winnweiler (6 km to Sembach, 12 km Kaiserslautern) extraordinary house, 165m² living space, garden, garage (2 cars), spaciousopen living and dining area with fireplace, floorheating, 3 bedrooms, 1dressing room, 1,5 bathrooms, open gallery, for sale by owner €329000 svenpfeiffer75@li ve.de Winnweiler, freestanding house, 600sqm., property, 250sqm., living-space, 5 bedrms., + studio, office, 3 baths., garage, fenced yard, floor-heating, garage Price 330 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Wonderful freestanding house, property 534sqm., 3 bedrms., 2 baths., fenced yard, garage Price 219 000 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372.803641 or 0173-8317162

TLA / TDY All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

!!!! 1 2 3 4 5 Beds luxury temp apts for incoming/outgoing families & TDY. Ramstein Air Base 2 mins, short walk to restaurants & shops. Beautifully furnished, 100% equipped TV, AFN, English satalite, DSL, free telephone, USA & Europe, good library & movie selection. Pets welcome. Off street parking at all locations. Call 01712679282 or email: luxuryapts09@ yahoo, com

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A variety of TLA/TDY Apts in KTown in different sizes, 5min to walk to City Center, Fully Furnished, Apts starting at 45€ per night all incl. For Info call 0631-316860 Gorgeous full Furnished house 3brm, & basement flat 1brm, WiFi, AFN, free USA/EU Tel, garage&more, move now. 01624747120, go: off-base.com Landstuhl luxury 2 BR TLA all incl. A home from a home. More info: tla-landstuhl.com 06371/ 912977 cornelia@web.de Mackenbach, furnished apt, 3BR, bath, big livrm, bik incl dinrm, terrace, parking spot, price per day €55 depending on how many people, 0157-82513060

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2002 SLT Sport Plus 1500 Dodge Ram - 4.7 liter V8, Buyer gets New set of All Season tires, All ads & pics can be viewed @ 90,390 Miles, Only *Royal Purple* www.class-world.eu oil, Charcoal Grey $8,000 obo Landstuhl: Warehouse type buil- Chris 06374-99-1095/bigchris.mor ding about 500 m², office space, ris@gmail.com large parking. Also good for big 2004 Chevy Blazer V-6, 115,000 meetings etc. Available now rental miles, runs great, new calipers, price on request. RE/MAX Dream- wheel hub assembly, tie rd ends, homes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. wheels 1yr old, auto 4x4, pass in12/2012 $5,000 4 Tel: 01704116990 or spec. 01706850060 email wolfgang.wied 016091348847 / skins4life78@ya hoo.com mann@remax.de

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0152 - 0678 - 60 - 80 was new 1000 euros was from my Ford Probe €360 015206786080 - ste fandsanya@gmail.com

2009 Mercedes C220 CDI Caravan 114000 km, grey 125 kw €16800,00 015121667022/volker hub@t-online.de

1994 BMW 525i Auto, Dual AC, pwr sunroof, E34 w/Vanos, traction cntl, M sport susp, newer brakes, exhaust & battery 296K, winter/summer tires $2495 obo 063738925254 lv msg or pelican84@gmail.com

2010 RAV-4, Excellent Condition, 21,185 miles, Gas City/Hwy 21/27 mpg, Automatic Warranty 3 Yr./ 36000 Mi. Located in Bad Reichenhall $17,000 drmillsjr@ gmail.com

1995 Opel Omega 4DR Manual. 289K km. Winter/summer tires. Power window/locks, heated seats. inspection good until Sep 13 $1200 jailorhogan@yahoo.com/ 015146400786

2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport 12,500 miles, loaded, like new in/ out, 6 cylinder, 6 speed, 7 year/ 70K mile warranty, email: turner96exp@aol.com $23,000.00

2011 mini countryman S. Less than 28k miles, in tip top shape, 2003 Subaru Forrester 111,000 priced under NADA value. Just inmiles good, reliable vehicle auto- spected and will pass Has sport matic. $6,500.00 06331866265 / package and moon roof $23,800 kialanicwb@yahoo.com mjstricker65@yahoo.com

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3 Series BMW, 316i, 4 Cyl, new model, Coupe, 5 sp. alloy rims with all season tires, orig 110k miles, one owner, sunroof, kenwood CD Hifi stereo, 5 sp, black met, passed mil. inspec, model 95, airbag, ABS brakes, exc condition, only €2450 obo, T. 06301-719500 A set of Continental Winter tires with rims 5 lugs, 205/55R16H TS830, 017622987498, €500 Audi 100 model 1998, stick shift, w/ CD Stereo, AC, power doors, breaks, runs great, in good condition € 1.200 obo winter speical, New tires, new oil change, new inspec, 06306-1750 or 017624347031 Automatic 1997 BMW 523i Heated seats, parking sensors, a/c, auto windows, keyless entry, new tires & brakes. 161,400km Amazing condition! $5500 0151 52531751 Automatic 316i 1995 BMW originally 99k miles, alloy rims tires, blue. Inspection guarantee, excellent cond., park sensors, Leather & heat seats and more. $3000 015117610336 BMW 316i, automatic, Leather and heat seats, power (window, sun roof), blue, new summer tire on alloy rims, Park sensors, 99 k miles, Call: 015117610336 $3200 BMW 318i, automatic, automatic A/C, cruise control, heated seats, power window, silver, new winter & summer tire (summer tire never used) 8 alloy rims, 18 inch tires, very good condition, 53,000 miles, €2900, Call: 0176-22858442 BMW 320d Model 2005, 6spd manual, 5 doors, starblue metalic, 2 owners, non smoking car, power doors-mirrors-windowsbrakes-sunroof, CD/Radio, AC, ABS, HDH, new breakes, oil change & tires - on alloy rims. New inspection. Very well maintained, with books, Garage kept, very good condition, only € 6.900 obo. Call 0172-6762717, tomiba2000@yahoo.de Chrysler Sebring 2.0 Touring Black Metalic, 10/2008, 1st owner, 48.000 km, 115 kW (156 PS), A/C, Speed Control, Winter/Summer Tires and more. €8900 bj81@li ve.de Ford Focus wagon 2005, Am.specs, auto, cd player, sun roof, 104,000 mi., one owner, service up to date, inspec. good to 2014 lower price due to dents $4000.00 lgheysen@msn.com/ 06303-807708 Its a 5 speed, 4 door, very good engine, double airbag, central lock, glass sunroof, cell 015206786080 This is a private sale!!! $1600 stefandsanya@gmail.com


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Golf 4, 2,0Liter, 116PS, black, Bj 2003, Tüv 4/2015 (new) 105000km, very nice and good car, nonsmoker, garage car price 5400.- € also for sale but extra, a set of winter tires on alu-rims for it 0172 6885509 or karinnowak@free net.de Mazda 323F, great running car, dealer maint., only 68k, new battery, non smokers, insp. good to Oct., 82 HP, a/c, 4 doors $2,700 016090320776 memcma@aol.com Rockstone Eco Snow tires - 255/ 50R19 XL. Gently used. Less than 5K miles. $310 drlafit@hot mail.com Set of 4 used Alloy Wheels (Rims) with summer tires 235/40R 18, 2 Continental & 2 Cooper Zeon 2XS tires. 500 EU. Wiesbaden. sergela na@gmail.com $650 0176-69350983 Tires for Sale. 4 Pirelli M&S Tires with rims, for Nissan NX 100; Size: 185/60 R 14. Call between 6 and 8 pm €100 06374 - 9958445 Toda high power N2 Camshafts, K20a 295in12.5 and K20a 285ex12.0, asking for both $700. Call: 017622987498 Toda K20A Valve Spring Set. Original price $400. Toda racing parts. Never used Asking $275 Ph.017622987498 / isabell_1_98@ yahoo.com Used 17" Alloy Wheel Rims, blue painted. For more details pls call or email gabriellas21@hot mail.com $400 015221914969

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Kaiserslautern American 2009 BMW, GS 1200cc, brand new condition, 8000miles, with alloy sattle bags, tank bag, and windshield, $15000, Call 01622766420 2012 Harley 1200 Sportster Custom - A great bike w/only 245 miles! Under warranty w/unlimited mileage til Dec 2015. Call Chuck at 015152543991 $9800 chuck10293@gmail.com

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Page 41 Panasonic plasma flat screen TV, 46 inch, model Viera TC-P46G25 with internet and skype connection, 1080 resolution, 120 Volt $400.00 phone 0631-37310115 or email nicholsd78@hotmail.com Sony Bravia LCD TV 40 inch Multi system 4 years old. New Price $1699.00 excellent condition $600.00 06371-70878 ma1lman@li ve.com

110 vol Transformer with spare Used XBox and PSP for Sale. Adfuse €20.00 retta7799@google ditionally, over 25 Popular XBox ANNOUNCEMENTS mail.com and XBox-360 Games; such as Bose PS 3-2-1 DVD Home Enter- Prototype, Halo, Call of Duty and All ads & pics can be viewed @ tainment Speaker System, 120 many more. €75 +49 151 644 www.class-world.eu Volt $350.00 phone 0631- 10109 suzettetrejo@hotmail.com 37310115 or email nicholsd78@ Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., hotmail.com Theta Theta Lambda Alumni Cell Phone Sony Ericsson Vivaz Chapter celebrates 50 years in Germany. On May 18, 2013 Theta pro SMS unlocked use with any Theta Lambda celebrates its annu- carrier. Great second phone or up phone. $120 al Black and Gold Scholarship back Banquet at the Kurhaus, Wiesba- 017684658955 email spvendor@ den, Germany and Scholarship gmail.com Benefit Concert.We cordially invi- German Items: 1 Toaster Oven; 1 te all educators, private organizati- Toaster, 3 Swivel Table Top Fans, ons, community leaders, and our Multiple Extension Cords and adlocal German national friends and apters. $5-10 retta7799@google colleagues to honor these proud mail.com and deserving young people as HD compatible Sky satellite receiwe honor them and their accomver with card and remote. Can plishments.Theta Theta Lambda meet at either Ramstein or Vogelhas provided more than $225,000 weh. Cash only and only serious in scholarships to qualified Debuyers please. $150 rebeccaflo partment of Defense Dependent wers@ymail.com Schools seniors and continuing education scholarships circa Kenwood Stereo system, Com1985. Scholarship recipients histo- pact Disc Player DP-1050, Stereo rically come from the surrounding Receiver KR-A 5040, Douple Casmilitary communities to include, sette Deck KX-W 6040, 2 big PioAnsbach, Bamberg, Bitburg, Hei- neer Boxes CS-997, remote condelberg, Hoehnfels, Kaiserslau- trol RC-5040, Very good condititern, Schweinfurt, Spangdalehm, on! €380 obo, Tel. 06385-415150 Stuttgart, and Wiesbaden. For Laney speakers, Call: ticket information or questions 017622987498 please visit www.alphaineuro Like New Samsung Touch GTpe.org or follow us at twitter@ S5230. 3 months old, SMS lock ttl50th and view the banquet com- free can be used world wide. A mercial at http://youtu.be/ great phone or second phone. 0UiFj5ncLqE $100.00 017684658955 email

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2008 BMW F800ST, US specs, factory lowered suspension, ABS brakes, Tire Pressure monitor, on board computer, heated handgrips, low mileage-2390 miles. $8300 015144521669 2008 Harley Road Glide. One of a kind custom. Bike is in Europe on a tour and can be delivered. Email for pic's and info. $17000 bill@theroofco.com

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$1.00 - $15.00, Assorted girls and boys clothing from casual to dressy, long & short sleeve shirts. Sweat pants and 2 piece sweat suits, skirts, skorts, pants and jeans. To include a full onepiece snow suit and a winter coat. Girls size range 4T-size 7. Boys shirts, shorts, pants and jackets. Sizes 24T. To include a winter coat. Very enthusiastic to sell. retta7799@ googlemail.com $45.00 Car cover, GMC Saturn SL, like new, only used twice, very enthusiastic to sell. retta7799@googlemail.com 1920"s German Art Deco china cabinet. Has a lot of storage space! €580 saraeperalta@ya hoo.com 2 pink plastic chairs and 1 white plastic table for the outdoors. For preschoolers. table used condition. $10, 06371-916405

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8 pots of Play-Doh, various colors, two unopened. €5, 017622987498 A large variety of boys clothing. Pick out five either pants or shirt or both for only $20. Age 2 to 7, 017622987498 An adjustable full-size bassinet allows you to keep baby closer longer. Diaper changing table with wipe clean fabrics that resist mess during changes. Easily converts to a portable playard. Signature Graco® push-button fold makes closing your playard quick and hassle-free. Airy mesh on all sides for maximum ventilation. Convenient carrying bag for nofuss travel and storage. New price: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374944368 or 0176-55247077 or email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de

April 26, 2013 Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de Art Nouveau furniture over 100 years old. A variety of items, grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480 Assorted boys 12mo-3T clothing items and shoes. Jackets, long & short sleeve shirts, jeans, sweatsuits, pants & pajamas. Prices range from $1-10. Boys Clothes sizes 12mo-3T retta7799@google mail.com Barbie rug, pink with sitting Barbie, very good condition. Wonderful girl´s room decoration! (Was bought at Moebel Martin in KL). $12 06371-916405 / sabine-nel son@web.de Basketball hoop for children, black and red, approx 3feet tall, $10, Call: 017622987498 Beautiful Polish tea service still w/ authentic labels. I bought when I was in Poland. Call: 0177-6036101 Blender, 220 volt, Black €8, 017622987498 Blue satin dress, perfect with black belt. Size M/L. €12. 017622987498 Bob the builder walkie talkie, €5, 017622987498 Boys winter boots, size 30, brand Bama bought at Marken Schuh, asking $15, 017622987498 Card board play house for the little ones, still flat wrapped, has never been opened. $5 06371916405 / sabine-nelson@web.de Child's project activity table. About 116cm by 86cm (49cm high). Border prevents pieces from falling off the table. Includes two small drawers. Free paul@fran cis.com Children car seat, 3 years up to 12 years (in Germany), cover used condition, but usable. $7 06371916405 / sabine-nelson@web.de Children's bike. 12" Puky wheel for small children, not used often, with support wheels. azierke@ gmx.de €79 06303/807227 Childrens plastic table, blue with chair, $10, Call 017622987198 Cute Girl's Bike $15 retta7799@ googlemail.com

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Coffee set 12 pieces, roses: 12 cups, 12 saucers, 5 cake plates (1 is missing), 1 coffee pot, 1 milk jug, 1 sugar dispenser €129, 06303-807227 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 0151-270-19822 Cuisinart 12 Cup Coffee Maker, Programmable, 120 Volt $25.00 phone 0631-37310115 or email nicholsd78@hotmail.com Designer Hand bag. George Gina and Lucy. Used twice. Paid 160 euros for the bag. €100 017622987498 Desk Lamp, color Black, 120 volts $15.00 phone 063137310115 or email nicholsd78@ hotmail.com Dolls Made in Germany with Bavarian costumes. $20 06383-5676 Dress shoes for boys, size 13, Perfect for church or special occassions. $10. 017622987498 Ergometer (Bike) for sale and pick up in the K-town area. The price is negotiable. Please call between 6-8 pm. €100 06374 9958445 Exercise Stepper for sale and pick-up in the K-town area. Price is negotiable. Please call between 6-8 pm. €100 06374-9958445 Fender type Telecaster electric guitar. Masterbuilt, professional instrument. Excellent sound spectrum and tonal qualities. Must see and try! Tom at 0172 35 64442 Fine English table-ware set with 1 coffee pot, 1 milk jug, 1 sugar bowl, 1 soup tureen, 1 sauce tureen, serving platter, each 6 pices of messkit. €249 06303/807227 German Electric Weed-eater x 2 $10 each retta7799@google mail.com Go Diego Go, Treasure Quest, opened but never played. €5, 017622987498 Golf equipment for sale with 12 rackets some are new for righthanded men €60 mail@dagi67.de Green plastic sandbox with lid, bug shaped, smaller than usual Little Tikes box. Can be used as small pool, too. $8 06371-916405 / sabine-nelson@web.de Green suede handbag. With three compartments. Zipper top. $20 0176-22987498 please leave a message if I do not answer. Mens leather shoe, size 10 1/2, Worn twice. Call: 0176-22987498

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Green wedges, size 40, never worn. Paid €50, asking $40. 017622987498 High-quality ladies clothes size 46-50. Shoes size 42-43. Dresses size 36-38, daily cushions with feather/spring filling, basis for negotiation. 06303/807227 I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris)

I have various American furnitures for sale. If you are interested call 0176-71353006 Insence Smoker-Made in Germany, original Erzgebirgishce Volkskunst. Clown, 10" tall. $40 063835676 Kookai dress, size 40, $30, chiffron material, purple, pink, and beige, worn once, 017622987498, see class world for pictures. Lace dress, eggshell/offwhite, size 6, never worn. For wedding/ prom/summer night out. $50; 017622987498 or isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Pic on www.classworld.eu does not do justice. Beautiful dress. Ladies, neoprene shorty, black/ red, worn one time, US size M/L, zipper on the back, $50, jm.wuest@googlemail.com Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Remote control car, color red, €2, 017622987498

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Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039 Prom dress or for weddings, green pastel color, size 36/38. Back of dress is open with two strapes held by a gem. Call: 017622987498 Rice cooker Joyce Chen Good Earth Steam Pot. 8 1/2" diameter. Never used. $5 06383 5676 Römer Super nice Römer "Visio" Buggy. Push and click system for Römer Baby Safe. Suitable for newborn onwards, reversible from baby seat into the laying position, rain protection, mosquito net with zipper, storage place, incl. winterfoot bag. Great condition!!! Non smoking household. Original price 300 Eur. 130 obo €, Tel. 06385 415150 Saturday 27 April, 10-2, Lots of furniture, schranks, carpeting, crystal and more. Euro only please. Ringstrasse 18 Schwedelbach Selling two Fender Stratocaster electric guitars. Never left the house, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Size 52-57. Multi color childrens bike helmet, for boys. $20 017622987498 Ski rack for car; Thule 33-3, lockable diagonal for 3 pairs of skis. $35 06383 5676 Small German Electric Lawnmower $50 retta7799@google mail.com Solingen cutlery 23/24K Gold Plated Flatware Set. Modell 1280L with 72 piece. New, only two piece have very light surface scratches. azierke@gmx.de €280 Toy Story hat, for ages 3 to 6. €5, 06303/807227 Stat 200 (45$), Nutr 200 (30$), 017622987498 Phys 111 (35$), Hist 142 (35$), Artt 110 (7$), Socy 100 (35$) - All great condition. Can MPS if neSPORT / FITNESS MASSAGE cessary. $7-$40 obo Please call for appointment 01791524433, olga.zasztowt@hot AKAZIENSTRASSE 1A mail.com 66849 LANDSTUHL-ATZEL Sunbeam Table Top BBQ portable Grill used once $10. Can deliver to RAB Call: 06332-41560

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165x125x40cm nice condt moving soon making room has lots of storage space 14 drawers, Dresser 017699127992 2 French chairs - linen excellent condition, 1 chair, 86h 68w, other chair 90x56, $120 obo - Wiesbaden, 0611-1602546 or 016098487334

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Sofa 3 seater, approx. 190x93x94cm, sofa 2 seater, 115x93x94cm, corner seat, 105x93x105 cm, pull out size 115x200cm, arm chair with built Oak wood coffee-table, in foot stool 105x93x94cm. For Couch set, real leather, in bor- 125x70x55 cm, great shape €70 Questions contact us, we speak English! 017661143755 deaux colour. Total measure- 06383 - 1284 ments of 310x250x90 cm. It is a used item with small traces. Loca- Real leather couch, red, very Sofa, chenille, soft green colors, tion: Enkenbach-Alsenborn. €600 comfortable, L shape, original pri- 2800 x 2250 x 900 cm, includes ce was €3000. Asking $1500 obo. an arm chair, 950 x 1000 x 900, zaftartur@web.de Seats 6 - 7 people. Appr. 3 years good shape, €120 06383 - 1284 Couch, real leather, high quality, old. 270x270cm, 0631/5208312 bought in the UDC-Lederland, Loor alexander.fett@fm-kl.de cation:Winnweiler near Sembach €3500 015122351130

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