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August 30, 2013

Volume 37, number 34

USAFE-AFAFRICA commander talks challenges, change by 1st Lt. Marie Denson U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Wilson

Gen. Frank Gorenc assumed command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Aug. 2. He is responsible for Air Force activities in an area covering more than 19 million square miles.

Gen. Frank Gorenc shared his enthusiasm for becoming the new U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander and spoke about challenges the command faces and how to overcome them in an interview Aug. 16 on Ramstein. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be back in Europe,” said Gorenc, who left Ramstein in 2012 after serving as the 3rd Air Force commander. “I enjoyed my time at the Pentagon, but it made me realize that I’m back where I belong.” Gorenc assumed command of USAFE-

AFAFRICA Aug. 2. He is responsible for Air Force activities in an area covering more than 19 million square miles. His previous position as the assistant vice chief of staff of the Air Force gave him a good perspective for facing challenges here. “It elevated my knowledge of the holistic range of issues we have, beyond just warfighting,” Gorenc said. “All of the decisions that were made at the strategic level in Washington manifest themselves at all of our main operating bases and all our geographically separated units. It’s interesting to go from that level to the actual execution of the mission. I can see what our See CHALLENGES, Page 2

Paving the way for history

Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Kendrick, 86th Medical Group superintendent, scrubs his hands during a new versus old school challenge Aug. 22 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The challenge was who could set tools up the quickest, an Airman or the superintendent of the medical group.

by Dijon Rolle U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs


lossy black and white photos of Geraldine Ferraro, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and others greeted attendees at the garrison’s Women’s Equality Day luncheon Monday at Armstrong’s Club. The photos were part of a series of carefully crafted displays that showcased the lives and enduring legacies of prominent women leaders, both past and present, many of whom were early trailblazers in the women’s suffrage movement. Guest speaker Deputy Garrison Commander Mary Miller urged attendees to reflect on the past, but to also become history makers in their own communities. “Yes, women have cracked the glass ceiling, but we have yet to break through it. We are still fighting for equality and still facing difficult choices,” Miller said. “There’s still much more work to be done. That work begins right here in our communities, on our jobs, in the schools and in our homes. We must position ourselves for leadership.” The annual luncheon is designed to honor the passing of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, which granted women in the U.S. the right to vote. However, the event also served another purpose. “The motive for all of the events that we do in the Kaiserslautern Military Community is to educate everyone on the different ethnic groups that are out there and to increase cross-cultural

Surgical technicians compete Story and photos by Senior Airman Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 86th Medical Group held a friendly competition between the group’s superintendent, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Kendrick, and Airman 1st Class Kathryn

Presser, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, Aug. 23 on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The competition was a precursor of National Surgical Technician Week, which is Sept. 18 through 21, and was held to eduSee COMPETITION, Page 7

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13 DAYS Hosted by the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club

Visit www.ramsteinbazaar.org


Sept. 12 to 15 on Ramstein


Ramstein Welfare Bazaar SERE members keep aircrew on their toes, Page 5

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Welfare bazaar approaching: time for charity, volunteerism by Glenda Young 2013 Ramstein Welfare Bazaar chairwoman


ver wish you could be part of an event that’s so big, it’s the only event of its kind in the world? In other words, would you like to have the world at your doorstep? Well, you’re in luck. From Sept. 12 through 15, you can do just that. Come join an estimated 20,000 shoppers as they get ready to shop for specialties and distinctive finds at the 49th annual Ramstein Welfare Bazaar. So why is it called the Ramstein “Welfare” Bazaar? Every bazaar is held to benefit the welfare of the KMC. More specifically, a portion of every sale goes back to the community when you shop at the Ramstein bazaar. For this to happen, we like to remind our customers to “Sign it 2 Share it” by signing the sales sheets every time they make a purchase or layaway deposit. Last year’s bazaar raised $288,000 toward support activities for single Airmen, wounded warriors, deployed members returning from

combat, as well as youth activities such as scouting, sports and academic clubs. Additionally, we partner with the Ramstein Enlisted Spouses’ Association and Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association every spring to award scholarships to students and spouses pursuing higher education. To earn nearly $300,000, shoppers purchased antiques, pottery, cheese, grandfather clocks, clothing, jewelry, demijohns, art, chocolate, toys, furniture, purses, wine barrels, table linens, tapestries, carpets, crystal, kitchenware, nutcrackers, stacking dolls and more. To make the bazaar happen, it takes months of planning. The 10 days prior to the bazaar’s opening is comprised of intense effort. Volunteers clear the hangar and go through the process of opening a portion of the flightline for use. As the preparation continues, a large tent is erected; vendors arrive and start setting up. Some of the vendors have been a part of the bazaar for more than 40 years. This year, 135 vendors, including 20 first-time vendors, are making plans to attend from countries across Europe, including Poland, Portugal, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, England, France and Turkey. It’s been a positive

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intent is, and how it’s working in the field. I have a unique perspective on how we can make our mission here better.” Gorenc touched on the topic of budgetary constraints and recognizes the force must become leaner. “There is a fiscal crisis in the United States,” he said. “(Department of Defense) military spending will be part of the solution. As our resources go down, our requirement to fulfill the mission will not. The only way to make up the difference is to empower our Airmen to find ways to do the mission faster, cheaper or both.”

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exchange where Europeans get to meet and interact with Americans and vice versa. Over the years, we’ve developed great and lasting friendships. It’s a tremendous opportunity for the vendors to see us in a really great way helping support both our communities, as well as their businesses. Finally, after all the preparation, it’s time to shop. Organizers are elated with four days of shopping and eating, welcoming visitors from bases all over Europe, friends meeting for lunch, or girlfriends getting together for an afternoon of shopping. A shopper can refuel on loaded hot dogs, schwenk steaks, fresh squeezed lemonade, chicken wings, tacos, salads, funnel cakes and more. All food vendors are private organizations raising money for events such as Christmas parties, annual awards, or to support an organization they are passionate about. Every dollar spent on food also goes back to the KMC. The bazaar is hosted by the 86th Force Support Squadron and produced by the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club. It is only successful through a great partnership and collaboration with base leaders, private organizations, members of the 86th Maintenance Group, defenders

Gorenc echoed the Air Force chief of staff’s vision of “the world’s greatest Air Force powered by Airmen, fueled by innovation,” as how USAFE-AFAFRICA will overcome fiscal challenges, whether through technology, process or thought. “It’s important to inspire the Airmen to contribute in a way that exponentially increases our capability,” Gorenc said. “We have to continue to work on our people, make sure they have the training they need to do their work, the education, and then make sure that training and education is rounded off with the best on-the-job experience in a leadership role. We need to continue to develop and nurture the force that

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from security forces, civil engineers, communications technicians, medical group professionals, the bazaar committee and others. Some volunteers, like those on the bazaar committee, have been working for many months. Others arrive in those critical 10 days as volunteers to prepare food for the vendors, help run paperwork between our facilities, process sales sheets, keep the bazaar grounds clean, ensure the safety of all of our visitors, translate for some vendors, run credit card machines, clean up and, finally, tear down. There is definitely a spot for everyone who wants to take part in making the bazaar run smoothly. Last year, more than 16,000 volunteer hours were donated from members of the community. Personally, I’d like to thank base leadership and all of the organizations that have partnered with the 86th FSS and ROSC to make this event a success. It’s a humbling honor to be able to chair the bazaar committee and work with such an impressive, enthusiastic and committed community of volunteers. To learn more about the bazaar and volunteer opportunities, visit www. RamsteinBazaar.org. Or, “like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or create a shopping list from our

we need now, five years from now, and 20 years from now.” Gorenc said this is not the first time there have been problems with budgets, changing environments and changes of strategy. He understands change may be discomforting, but it will always be there. “If I want the Airmen of USAFE-AFAFRICA to remember anything,” he said, “when we are in the throes of change, the best way to manage it at any level is to trust your leadership, respect your peers and mentor your subordinates, and I can guarantee you we are going to come out of whatever challenges we have in the next few years as a stronger force.”


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RACS emphasizes partnerships by Capt. Reba Good U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, discusses his command philosophy, the future of the 21st TSC and the future of Department of the Army civilians under his command during a town hall Aug. 21 at the Galaxy Theater on Vogelweh.

‘First in Support’ CG discusses cutbacks, future at town hall Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, hosted a town hall for Department of the Army civilians and local national employees Aug. 21 at the Galaxy Theater on Vogelweh Military Complex. O’Connor began the briefing with an introduction and explanation of his personal command philosophy. He detailed his command history, family life, education, “pet peeves,” personal values and leadership style. The general emphasized throughout that it is important that those working with him understand his background and expectations. “When you (the audience) look at where I come from, my family and my support network, know that we are all about giving back,” O’Connor said. “This is my commitment to you for the next two years. I will be right here serving this great community, serving the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and serving you.” He then discussed the future of the 21st TSC and what will be required of the unit and its personnel in the future. He explained that the U.S. Army is changing, the resources available are changing and that unit missions will reflect these changes. He also explained how the “First in Support” team will adapt its mission to aid both U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Africa Command. “As the environment changes, how will I adapt to fight in the environment?” O’Connor asked his audience rhetorically. “How will I get all of my Soldiers where they need to go? How will I get their supplies there? We will set the theater by analyzing how to accomplish these goals.” Finally, O’Connor addressed the future of the military and its civilian workforce. He reiterated the fact that the Army will reduce its numbers, both Soldiers and civilians, in the future. Throughout the brief, he noted that this is what the Department of the Army has directed in order to adapt to changes in the world and the U.S. He stressed it is “time to do what is right with less over doing more with less.” “Command implementation plans to cut workforce, transformation, hiring freezes, uncertainty, furloughs, sequestration — none of those sound good,” O’Connor said. “But it is what the Department of Defense has said that we have to do based on resource constraints mandated by Congress.” He concluded the town hall by addressing issues raised by the civilian workforce and allowing the audience to quesSee TOWN HALL, Page 6

ACCRA, Ghana — As the 2013 Regional African Air Chiefs Conference came to a close here Aug. 22, some of the U.S. and African leaders in attendance shared their thoughts on the event. “We are at the end of what has been an extremely valuable symposium,” said Lt. Gen. Craig A. Franklin, 3rd Air Force commander. “The challenges we face are not ones that can be solved by a single country, and I was amazed at how quick you all were to offer help to your neighbors.” The symposium consisted of three days of discussions, idea-sharing and meetings with various officials to discover new ways that African air forces could partner together and create solutions for common challenges. “We need to advance the development of our air forces,” said Col. Leonard Batossi, Benin’s air force chief of staff. “This symposium has given us a chance to strengthen cooperation partnerships between attending countries in order to meet security challenges at the regional levels.” Heidi Grant, the deputy under secretary of the Air Force, international affairs, offered suggestions during discussions and highlighted the benefits of creating a global community of Airmen. “We need a global coalition of capable partners that can share the responsibility for

Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan

Lt. Gen. Craig A. Franklin, 3rd Air Force commander, shakes hands with Ghanaian vice president Kwesi Amissah-Arthur after their meeting with 10 African air chiefs Aug. 21 in Accra, Ghana.

security around the world,” she said. “The message is simple: We can better accomplish our mission when we work together.” One of the biggest takeaways was realizing how the scope of air capabilities varies throughout the region. “It would enhance the strength of our air forces if we learned to cooperate with each other to fill gaps and tackle the challenges we face,” said Brig. Gen. Ousmane Kane, Senegal’s air force chief of staff. Franklin expressed how he looked forward to meeting again at future symposiums to evaluate progress and adapt to new challenges. “Let me end with a final thought that I think summarizes this symposium,” he said. “The challenges that we face alone are daunting. But no challenge is too great that we cannot overcome together.”

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Reported Larcenies

AUG. 23 » Landstuhl: One HTC cell phone.

AUG. 20

8:08 a.m.: A patrol response and narcotics incident was reported on Ramstein. 5:16 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl.

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6:34 p.m.: Communication of a threat was reported on Ramstein and in Otterbach.

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1:59 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Sembach. 3:21 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Weilerbach. 5:58 p.m.: Failure to obey a lawful order or regulation and violation of the KMC Child Supervision Matrix were reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 7:21 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Mackenbach.

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12:28 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl. 1:13 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl. 8:34 p.m.: Larceny of private property was

reported in Landstuhl. 11:59 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Weilerbach.

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1:25 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 2:05 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl. 7:59 p.m.: An aggravated assault was reported on Landstuhl. 10:10 p.m.: A mutual assault was reported in Katzenbach.

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12:55 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported on Ramstein. 3:33 a.m.: Drunken and disorderly conduct and failure to identify were reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:35 a.m.: Assault and provoking speeches or gestures were reported in Kaiserslautern. 11 a.m.: Suicidal gestures were reported on Vogelweh. 1:45 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Moselkern. 2:40 p.m.: Damage to private property was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 7:50 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries

• The KMC Housing offices will be closed Monday for a holiday. The offices will also be closed Sept. 13 for an office function. • The 86th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent munitions stockpile inventory Sept. 9 to 13. During this time, the munitions storage area will be closed to all account custodians; therefore, only emergency issue requests approved by the respective group commander may be submitted.

Gate 3 closed Sunday

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3:11 a.m.: Operating a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle without a USAREUR license was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:55 a.m.: A simple assault was reported on Landstuhl. 6:11 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes report was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.


Landstuhl Gate 3 (main gate) will be closed for outgoing traffic Sunday due to a fest the rehabilitation center will have outside the gate. Visitors are expected to park along the long entrance road to the installation.

Blood drive

The Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in Bldg. 2116 (east of the southside gym across from Anthony’s Pizza) to support wounded warrior patients. The blood donations will be directly impacting war fighters, as well as KMC members and their families.

KMC Community Fair

was reported in Landstuhl. 9:01 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:02 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Siegelbach.

The next KMC Community Fair is scheduled for Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. The event is hosted by the 86th Airlift Wing and U.S.

• A family member’s work was terminated, and he was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for his involvement in the smuggling of controlled substances. • A family member was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for his involvement in driving under the influence of a controlled substance.


Aug. 23 — 12 volunteers, 10 lives potentially saved. Aug. 24 — 21 volunteers, 33 lives potentially saved

Army Garrison Kaiserslautern and will provide information from more than 30 booths, including several support agencies such as Airman and Family Readiness Center, Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, The German-American Com-munity Office and more. Prizes will be provided by the USO.

RPIC needs new members

The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir needs new members, especially male voices. If you love music and love to sing, consider visiting to see if RPIC is a good fit for you. We meet Tuesday evenings in KaiserslauternErzhuetten, and new members are welcome through September. For details, visit www. sing-rpic.de (available in both German and English). There, you will find directions, performance samples, photos and contact information.

USAREUR award nominations

U.S. Army Europe commanders have until Nov. 15 to nominate top performing human resource personnel for the USAREUR G1 Frederick E. Vollrath Human Resources Award for Excellence Program. The five award categories are: junior officers (second lieutenant through captain), junior warrant officers (warrant officer through chief warrant officer three), noncommissioned officers (corporal through sergeant first class), junior enlisted (privates through specialist) and civilians (GS-12 and below). For more infor-

mation, contact the USAREUR G1 program coordinator at 0611-705-9147 or 337-9147, or via email at john.g.spillman.civ@mail.mil.

Estate claims

Anyone having claims or obligations against the estate of Staff Sgt. Ryan D. Austin, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron, should contact summary courts officer 2nd Lt. Jonathan E. Garcia at 0170-2921462.

RAO volunteers

The 86th Airlift Wing’s Retiree Activities Office is staffed by volunteers. Since initial startup in November 2011, some volunteers have departed, and new ones are needed. The office is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, but coverage becomes difficult if a member of the team is unavailable. Help is required, and the new director would like to meet you. For more information, visit the office in Bldg. 2120, Room 108, on Ramstein. If interested, call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil.

Custodial contract feedback

The 86th Civil Engineer Group is interested in receiving feedback from base customers regarding contracted custodial services. To provide comments, please email CE.Customer.Service@ us.af.mil and include “Custodian Feedback” in the subject line.

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SERE members keep aircrew on their toes Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


ircrew members participated in survival, evasion, resistance and escape training Aug. 13 on Ramstein to refine their survival tactics and hone readiness capabilities. The SERE refresher course is offered once a month for aircrew members and is built to allow them to maintain their readiness in the event they become lost, stranded or captured. “It keeps them on their toes,” said Staff Sgt. Tony Fancher, NCOIC of SERE operations and training. “This combat survival training ensures that in a last ditch situation they have the right set of tools and knowledge to escape from the enemy.” The training consisted of an advanced combatives class where the aircrew learned hand-to-hand combat and defensive techniques. The course also featured evasion tactics where Airmen had to utilize hand signals while they ventured through the wooded terrain. They conducted these scenarios to test their physical and mental abilities. Water training was also included. Participants learned how to stay together and work

as a unit to safely enter a life raft. The training taught the aircrew skills like linking to each other so as to not overexert themselves while in the water. In order to make the training as realistic as possible, augmentees from the KMC area assisted the cadre by playing the role of the hostile threat and preparing the wooded areas to look like deployed environments. “The augmentees are vital to the training program,” Fancher said. “Without them we wouldn’t be able to conduct these scenarios.” By working with augmentees the SERE trainers were able to come up with new strategies and unique scenarios for the aircrew members going through the training. “It helps us all learn from each other,” said training augmentee Jacob Hodges. “We volunteer to come out here with the SERE guys and help put the trainings together. Whatever they need from us we can handle, whether it’s getting sites set up or chasing down the guys getting trained — we can handle it. All this helps to improve the program.” SERE specialists ensure aircrew members are ready and have received the most current and realistic training, so in the field they have the experience needed to complete the mission.

Staff Sgt. Josh Krape (left), 86th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, teaches techniques during a SERE refresher course Aug. 13 on Ramstein. Aircrews are required to conduct SERE refresher training every three years to stay current in case they are stranded or lost in a downed aircraft.

Staff Sgt. Josh Krape (center), 86th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and Staff Sgt. Josh Krape (top), 86th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, instructs Airmen on how to disarm a threat during a SERE refresher course. escape specialist, demonstrates proper blood choke techniques.

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How can line of duty benefits affect you? by Senior Airman Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A line of duty determination is an administrative tool for determining a member’s duty status at the time of an injury, illness, disability or death. In certain situations, service members or their families are entitled to benefits in the event their sponsor is unable to perform military duties. The deciding factor of whether or not the benefits are approved is called line of duty determination and can TOWN HALL, from Page 3

tion him. One of the largest issues addressed was the coming reduction and the possibility of layoffs. “Fact: We are going to reduce DOD wide our headquarters and staffs by 20 percent. Is that going to be all military? No,” O’Connor said. “Is it going to involve civilians? Yes. They too will share in the challenge of transformation across United States Army Europe. How we will handle this directive is what we are working on now and I will get the best, sound advice before we make a decision.” Members of the audience who asked questions expressed their opinion of the town hall and their new commanding general after the town hall concluded. “There were some tough questions today, and I think the general is looking at each of these issues with the greatest detail he can,” said Tom E. Mitchell, a training support specialist in the 21st TSC operations section. “I was very impressed by the general’s leadership philosophy, and I really enjoyed learning about who he is.”

impact benefits ranging from disability pay to the Survivor Benefit Plan. Family members need to submit line of duty paperwork when a service member is unable to perform their military duties for more than 24 hours due to illness, injury or disease, or if there is the likelihood of permanent disability, death of the service member, etc. There are stipulations that could affect approval. A question such as, “Was the member actually injured in the line of duty?” factors into the final decision.

Maj. Michelle Tarkowski, 786th Force Support Squadron commander, said if an active-duty service member dies or gets injured, and it is determined they were negligible in their actions, they could lose several benefits. • The Survivor Benefit Plan would be payable to the spouse or child of the service member and is calculated based on years of service and rank. It equals up to 55 percent of what would have been the service member’s retired pay at

the time of their death and is paid monthly. • The Dependency and Indemnity Compensation could also be lost and is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors of deceased veterans. • The Veterans Affairs Dependents Education Assistance Program is another benefit that could be lost and offers up to 45 months of education benefits to family members. For more information, contact the Military Personnel Flight at 478-7419 or 06371-405-7419.

773rd CST participates in driver’s safety training Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Jason G. Weber 221st Public Affairs Detachment HOCKENHEIM, Germany — As part of the 7th Civil Support Command’s safety office accident prevention campaign, members of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th CSC, participated in a drivers’ improvement training course, instructed by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobile-Club, Aug. 6. The drivers’ improvement training allowed the participants to experience different situations with their vehicles in a safe, controlled environment at the Hockenheim-Ring ADAC Traffic Safety Center. “The training assists our unit by showing the Soldiers that there are still counter options in a bad situation, while driving, to try and prevent an accident,” said Sgt. 1st Class Garret H. Mitchell III, a 773rd CST logistics NCO. “The training is important, because we drive our vehicles all throughout the European theater with different situations,” Mitchell said. The training allowed the drivers to understand how their vehicle reacts at different speeds and road conditions and how to recognize the dangers present in order to avoid or react appropriately to minimize damage. “Where else can Soldiers conduct this type of training without endangering the public,” said Dante E. Azul, 7th CSC safety manager. “Most Soldiers received drivers’ training in high school and during initial licensing process, which is a long time ago,” Azul said. “(There is) no specialized training for

driving different vehicles, such as these Ford F-250 crew cabs.” Prior to beginning the course, Soldiers were given a safety briefing by Anitta Loeffler, the ADAC safety course instructor. The Soldiers then loaded into their unit’s crew cab cargo trucks and were given a guided tour of the course. The course consisted of multiple driving areas consisting of both dry and wet surfaces. Drivers conducted slalom driving, emergency braking, obstacle avoidance and short notice reaction. Loeffler also discussed several areas of importance for proper positioning of the driver inside of the vehicle to allow for a safer driving experience. “We tend to become complacent after years of driving, and it was good to sharpen our skills and re-emphasize the importance of even the small things, like hand and seat placement,” said Sgt. 1st Class Folayan M. Parks, an operations NCO from the 773rd CST. In the emergency braking course Soldiers learned that stopping distances increase with increased speeds. The stopping distance at 60 kph (37 mph) is more than double that of the 40 kph (25 mph) stopping distance. On wet surfaces, these stopping distances are increased greatly. “I really enjoyed emergency braking on a wet road at 80 kph (50 mph),” Parks said. “Slamming on the brakes in those conditions was a good reminder of the importance of the proper wearing of your seatbelt.” After the training was conducted, the drivers put their skills to the test on a course that produced short notice water wall obstacles.

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cate the community about the role that surgical technologists have in health care. The friendly competition involved seeing who could prepare the operating room for a surgery the quickest. It also ended with a draw between the old school technician and the new school technician. Surgical technicians work alongside surgeons in operating rooms, assist with patient and instrument preparation, and ensure the room is ready for the procedure being performed. “Our field has come a long way,” Kendrick said. “The medical advancements have made some aspects safer for the patients. Past procedures weren’t as precise as they are

Kaiserslautern American today. “Things were much more difficult back then than they are now,” Kendrick continued. “Cases would take longer because of the lack of precision. Now, there are cameras we can use to ensure we’re doing the right procedure in the right place.” Surgical technicians here have an opportunity they may not have at another location by working with members of other services. “The unique aspect of being assigned to Ramstein is working with the Army and Navy,” Kendrick said. “But most of all it’s interacting with our wounded warriors.” The joint environment provides the technicians the chance to learn about the two sister services.

“It provides us with a culture shock, because each service operates differently,” said Spc. Christopher Flagg, LRMC surgical technician. “We learn about the other services’ customs and courtesies and get to share knowledge about our own service.” Technicians perform a wide variety of procedures, but one technician said doing a cesarean section is her favorite. “Our normal duty day works us around the clock, but with this procedure, it’s always nice to see the child at the end,” said Staff Sgt. Laura Shouldis, 86th MDS surgical technician. More information about what surgical technicians do will be available during National Surgical Technician week, scheduled for Sept. 18 through 21.

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Airman 1st Class Kathryn Presser, 86th Medical Squadron surgical technician, prepares tools during a new versus old school challenge Aug. 22 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

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Wing remembers Flugtag ‘88 Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, renders a salute during a ceremony at the Ramstein North Side Chapel commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Flugtag tragedy Aug. 28. Ramstein commemorated the 1988 Flugtag air show accident with an annual wreath-laying ceremony.

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86th MDG enhances Nurse Advice Line by Maj. Maxine McIntosh and Maj. Shamana Stevens 86th Medical Group The 86th Medical Group recently enhanced the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line in an effort to provide the KMC with more efficient medical services. The NAL offers 24/7 year-round access to experienced, professional nurses who can guide you through research-based medical information and treatment recommendations.

Why use this service?

If you are not a health care professional, it can be difficult to determine what to do in the event of an injury or illness. When you are unsure, the NAL

gives you the opportunity to learn what level of care is appropriate for the given situation. Many hours spent in emergency departments can be alleviated by calling the NAL and getting the same home treatment that an emergency department will provide. By the same token, what seems to be a minor problem can be identified as a potentially emergent situation. Not only will the NAL optimize your time by providing you with on the spot recommendations, but it will also facilitate care for you if referrals or appointments are needed. All interactions with NAL personnel will be annotated in your medical record. The NAL professionals can help you understand

medical conditions, help you prepare questions for doctor visits, and answer questions about prescriptions or over-the-counter medications.

How do I use this service?

The recent change to the Ramstein appointment line’s telephone tree allows patients an early option to obtain medical advice. To use the NAL during duty hours, call the appointment line at 06371-46-CARE (2273) or 479-2273 and select option three. During nonbusiness hours or days when the clinic is closed, call 00800-4759-2330 or 0800-825-1600. For additional questions about this service, contact Maj. Christopher Bender at 06371-46-2292 or 479-2292.

September is National Preparedness Month by Master Sgt. Darren Pemberton U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Emergency Management


he month of September is National Preparedness Month. Though the KMC is relatively well protected from major natural disasters, there is still a potential for major accidents and other natural or manmade hazards to occur. Every family should have a preparedness kit, which provides basic items that would be needed in the event of a natural disaster, major accident, toxic industrial chemical release or terrorist incident. During the response phase of events, there are many competing needs for the limited resources responders can provide. By preparing your family now, you can take actions to ride out the emergency or sustain your family until help arrives. Your planning and preparedness goal should center on self-sustainment for a minimum of three days without assistance. Ultimately, family preparedness is a family decision, and there are varying levels you can achieve to ready yourself. On one side, a family could be prepared with its own underground shelter with four years of nonperishable food. On the other, a family could not even have extra batteries for a flashlight. As with most things, the appropriate level of preparedness is somewhere in between. If you haven’t already done so, it’s recommended you use the month of EQUALITY, from Page 1

awareness in the workplace,” said Sgt. 1st Class Andre Johnson, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern equal opportunity adviser. The luncheon featured live entertainment from Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Marroquin, Public Health Command District Northern Europe, who donned a 19th century period costume as she re-enacted Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s impassioned speech at The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention in 1848. Afterward, Lt. Col. Leslie Dillard, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, read an original poem she wrote for the occasion, and The “Shining Diamonds” singing group

performed a soulful melody of popular hits. Group member Janay Flowers said she participated in the event as a way to give back to the community and honor those who came before her. “I love to do anything I can to help out the community, and I’m also thankful for the right to be able to vote,” she said. When she’s not performing, Flowers works as a marketing clerk for the garrison’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate. “I think about women like my grandmother, my mother and other women throughout history who went through lots of things to help me get where I am today,” she said. “So, it’s important

September to do the following: • Stay Informed — American Forces News TV and radio broadcasts, Ramstein’s official website (www.ramstein.af.mil), its official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RamsteinOfficial) and other local sources of information do a great job of keeping us up to date. • Make A Plan — www.Ready.gov/make-a-plan has great information that can aid you and your family in creating a plan tailored to fit your situation and your family needs. • Build a Kit — At a minimum, the basic family preparedness kit should include: water, nonperishable food, first aid, prescriptions, flashlight, and a battery- or hand-crank-powered radio. • Get Involved — The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron readiness and emergency management flight specializes in preparedness activities. They can provide information on local hazards, procedures and educational material. Another source of information is www.beready.af.mil. This site contains fact sheets for natural disasters, man-made events, and a comprehensive Air Force emergency preparedness guide. There are also activity sheets that help introduce children (ages 4-12) to these hazards in a child-friendly manner. Preparedness is an individual initiative; however, www.ready. gov offers a comprehensive starting point. You’ll be able to find help with education and planning assistance. Take the time in September to prepare for an incident that could happen tomorrow. that I always do my best to make them proud and honor their sacrifices.” Event organizers invited all community members to come out and enjoy the annual EO observances. “These events are not only for military, but they are also for civilians and families. We want everyone to attend and to also get involved,” Johnson said. “We welcome all those who want to share their talents with the community. Whether that’s reading, poetry, singing, speaking or cooking, anyone can get involved.” The next scheduled EO event is a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Oct. 3 at Armstrong’s Club (the time will be announced at a later date).

Call 493-4130 or 0152-0902-9160 for details.

Photo by Dijon Rolle

Claudia Nallely Agres, a member of the female singing group Shining Diamonds, performs for the audience during the garrison’s annual Women’s Equality Day luncheon Monday.

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‘First in Support’ CG visits SAPI plate inspection point

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (center), commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Helmut Hauffe (left), the general manager of the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe, discuss the process of physically testing armor plates with Bruce Cardell, a nondestructive test equipment team lead and contractor with the Tank Automotive and Armaments Command, Program Executive Office, Aug. 22 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The nondestructive Test Equipment Armor Inspection System is used to verify 60,000 armored plates for physical and internal defects for units in Europe. The system acts as a cost saving measure by allowing units to scan their plates in theater instead of sending them to the U.S.

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Tug of war

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis

Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Wing run

Airmen from the 86th Dental Squadron battle against members of the 86th Munitions Squadron in a game of tug of war Aug. 20 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. Airmen across the base participate in activities like this for physical fitness and to help build camaraderie.

Interesting display

Commanders and command chiefs from the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing Members of the KMC stop to admire custom-made and modified cars displayed at the Motorcycle and 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing cheer on Airmen as they pass during the tri-wing run and Auto Show Aug. 24 on Ramstein. Several cars, trucks and motorcycles from the KMC entered Aug. 22 on Ramstein. Wing runs are designed to promote esprit de corps and unity. the competition in support of raising morale and to entertain the crowd.

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Family day at CDC

Auto Skills Center

Jennarae Lewis and Rosemarie Jones, 86th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center child care providers, interact with children as they play with finger paint during a family day at the CDC Aug. 23 on Ramstein. The CDC is committed to providing high quality developmental experiences for children in the KMC.

First Lt. Francis Gudez, 1st Combat Communication Squadron combat operations and readiness officer, replaces a fan in his car at the Auto Skills Center Aug. 21 on Ramstein. The Auto Skills Center provides car washes, oil changes and tire repair performed by mechanics. Shop hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.

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Electricians Photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis

Airman 1st Class Kyle Rivera, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, opens the fixture to a ramp light that is exposed to weather from a broken fixture.

Airman 1st Class Kyle Rivera, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, uses a crane to pull up extra equipment to the ramp light platform.

Airman 1st Class Kyle Rivera, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, opens the fixture to a ramp light that is exposed to weather due to a broken fixture Aug. 19.

Senior Airman Elijah Rohde, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, annotates initial assessment for the ramp lights Aug. 19. Airmen at the 786th CES electrical systems work more than 480 man-hours replacing more than a 110 bulbs per month, keeping the flightline visible during times of low visibility.

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A 164-foot view of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein is seen here Aug. 19.

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Airman 1st Class Kyle Rivera, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, reviews fixtures that need to be replaced Aug. 19.

Senior Airman Elijah Rohde, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems section technician, annotates initial assessment for the ramp lights Aug. 19 on Ramstein. The ramp lights consist of 25 2,000-watt light bulbs and are maintained every quarter to ensure they are in working condition.

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Curriculum policy changes mark start of new DODEA school year by Claudette Roulo American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Department of Defense Education Activity students, parents and employees should expect quite a few changes in the upcoming school year, the DODEA director said in an Aug. 23 interview. Those changes will be both visible and behind the scenes, but they all are geared toward improving the quality of education at DODEA schools, Marilee Fitzgerald told American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel. This year, every teacher, leader and school support staff member will have a new blueprint — the Community Strategic Plan — for advancing students to higher levels of learning, Fitzgerald said. “It’s a five-year journey that reflects our K-12 educational reform efforts,” she added.

New digital curricula and updated building designs are a part of the reforms covered by the plan, Fitzgerald said, noting that the Community Strategic Plan “sets some very rigorous targets for learning in our schools.” DODEA’s mission statement — “Educate, Engage and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world” — is simple, Fitzgerald said, but the agency’s vision is ambitious. It seeks “to be the best in the business, the best in educating military-connected children,” she said. To accomplish this, DODEA set five rigorous goals: student excellence, school excellence, talent excellence, organizational excellence and outreach excellence. “And then we set some benchmarks to gauge our success and our progress, and every year we’re going to report our progress,” Fitzgerald added.

The progress reports will allow DODEA to celebrate its successes and recalibrate where needed, Fitzgerald said. More ambition can be found in the goal to have every student reading on grade level by the time they finish third grade, she said. “While we may measure ourselves always in the aggregate — ‘How well do DODEA schools do generally?’ — that’s not our focus in this journey,” Fitzgerald said. “The next five years are about every single student and how well each student is doing.” Computer technology course offerings have expanded to more schools this year, she said. Introduced in the last two years at a handful of high schools, courses such as biotechnology engineering, green technology, robotics and gaming technology are now being offered more widely. “We’ve also expanded our math courses in about half as many schools

as we did last year. Next year we’ll finish completely, and in all schools we will have new math courses,” Fitzgerald said. Those courses include financial literacy, algebraic modeling and advanced functions, she said, adding that next year Algebra II will be added as a requirement for graduation. This year’s incoming high school freshmen will be the first to graduate under updated graduation standards, Fitzgerald said. DODEA now requires four years of mathematics, three of which must come at the high school level. “You can expect to see more courses in our virtual learning school,” she said. In addition to existing courses, in spring 2014 the DODEA Virtual High School will offer supporting coursework for geometry, Algebra I and See CURRICULUM, Page 26

16th SB Soldiers train with rough terrain container handler passed their exam and graduated. “I got a 98 on my test, so I am pretty happy with the result,” said Spc. Yessinia, Y. Beyer, a cargo specialist with the 1st Inland Cargo Transfer Soldiers from the 21st Theater Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Sustainment Command’s 16th SustainSupport Battalion, 16th Sust. Bde. ment Brigade attended a two-week “Even though I had some familiarity course on the Kalmar RT-240 Rough with this vehicle before I came to this Terrain Container Handler Aug. 5 to 16 class, I think what I learned here really at Grafenwöhr Training Area. made me an expert.” The 14 students, who came from As an added piece of knowledge on Kaiserslautern, Baumholder and the last day of the class, the Soldiers Grafenwöhr, began the course with a learned how to place the RTCH in week of classroom education covering transport mode. Transport mode modiall aspects of the RTCH. They learned fies the vehicle’s construction so it can about all mechanical components in be loaded to a C-5 or C-17 aircraft and the vehicle, how to conduct preventaflown to a new destination. This proStaff Sgt. Erik A. Jordan (white helmet), an instructor assigned to the 2nd Staff, Container tive maintenance checks and services, Handler’s Division, U.S. Army Transportation School at Fort Eustis, Va., grades Spc. Yessinia Y. cess involves moving the cab of the how to start the vehicle, and proper Beyer (yellow helmet), a cargo specialist assigned to the 1st Inland Cargo Transfer Company, vehicle to the side, lowering the boom operation procedures. 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, during the operator arm and extending wheels that were The Soldiers were also instructed exam portion of the Kalmar RT-240 Rough Terrain Container Handler’s course Aug. 15 at the previously hidden. on connecting the vehicle’s boom to a Grafenwöhr Training Area. “Showing these Soldiers how to container, said Staff Sgt. Erik A. Jordan, an instruc“The hands-on training was extremely helpful, place the RTCH in transport mode is important, tor assigned to the 2nd Staff, Container Handler’s and I learned a lot about how this machine operates especially with the redeployment and retrograde of Division, U.S. Army Transportation School at Fort and what it is capable of,” said Pfc. Cornelius A. materials and Soldiers from Afghanistan,” Jordan Eustis, Va. Greene, a mechanic assigned to the 317th Support said. “If these Soldiers work in a container yard “The first week of instruction was conducted in Maintenance Company, 16th Special Troops downrange and their equipment needs to come the classroom and covered any and all aspects of Battalion, 16th Sust. Bde. located in Baumholder, home, they will need to know how to transport this the Rough Terrain Container Handler these Soldiers Germany. vehicle.” might need to know,” Jordan said. “It is very imporAfter all classroom material is covered and All 14 Soldiers, whose military occupational spetant that they have an extensive knowledge of this the Soldiers are comfortable operating the vehi- cialties included wheeled vehicle mechanic, cargo machine before we put them in the driver’s seat.” cle, they are tested on their knowledge with a specialist and generator mechanic, felt the training The second week of training was dedicated to meticulously scrutinized driver’s test. Each was beneficial and would benefit them in the future. hands-on operation of the RTCH in a controlled student told their instructor each step in the pro“Just because I am a mechanic doesn’t mean that environment. Under strict observation, each Soldier cess to start the vehicle, place it in gear, move the I will not be asked to work in a container yard or to drove the vehicle a short distance each day to famil- vehicle, attach the boom arm to a container, lift operate the RTCH,” Greene said. “I think this class iarize themselves. They also practiced picking up and transport the container, lower the container prepared me for the future and made me a more and moving containers. and place the vehicle back into park. All 14 Soldiers diverse Soldier.” Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

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Puppy buyers: beware! Courtesy of the 86th Mission Support Group

Acquiring a new puppy should be a joyous event. However, it is important for buyers to be aware of unscrupulous individuals who sell puppies. Regrettably, some of these puppies become sick or even die shortly after their purchase, resulting in large veterinary bills and heartbroken buyers. Here are a few helpful hints to increase the likelihood of making the right choice when buying a puppy: • Purchase your puppy from a local source. Make sure you meet with the seller and write down the seller’s name, full address and phone number. Ask the seller for a list of references

that include previous buyers and other breeders. • Visit the puppy two or three times before making the purchase. This will allow you to check out the facility more than once and will also let you better understand the animal’s actual temperament and health. • Insist on seeing the mother and inspect her. • Examine the puppy’s and the mother’s vaccination records. If the record is in a foreign language, make sure to ask a local veterinarian’s office what the vaccinations cover. Also, take notes as to the vaccination

dates and the age of the animal when it was vaccinated as this will help the vet’s office verify that the animals are on an adequate vaccination schedule. • Inspect the actual pedigree. Pedigrees should have the VDH (Verband für Hundewesen) and FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale) symbols, and dogs with these pedigrees must be identified by either an individual tattoo or a microchip. These identification numbers must appear in the pedigree as well as the numbers from the animal’s ancestors. For further advice, consult with

your veterinarian. NOTE: Remember, if one of the owners in the household is German, the puppy needs to be registered with German authorities and dog taxes must be paid. Also, according to German Animal Protection Law, dogs should be properly kept. According to the animal protection association, dogs should not stay alone without being walked for more than five hours a day. Dogs should not be kept in a crate all day long, chained up within the house or kept locked in a separate room.

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Pr ayer does not change God, but it changes him who pr ays. Soren Kierkegaard

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule Protestant Services t %BFOOFS $IBQFM Saturday Seventh-Day Adventist Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. Sunday Chapel Next Service 10:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ. 0631-3406-4098, BLDG 3150 t -BOETUVIM $IBQFM Sunday Protestant Worship and Kid’s Church 11:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 t 3BNTUFJO /PSUI $IBQFM (480-6148) Contemporary Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday t 3BNTUFJO 4PVUI $IBQFM (480-5753) Liturgical Services, 9 a.m. Sunday Liturgical Sunday School, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Traditional Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday t 7PHFMXFI $IBQFM (489-6859) Gospel Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Protestant Education Classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner, For more information, call 480-2499 or 489-6743.

POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 t -BOETUVIM $IBQFM Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Daily Mass noon Mon – Fri POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098

Islamic Services

t 3BNTUFJO 4PVUI $IBQFM .PTRVF (480-5753), Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. For Religious Education and Daily Prayers check Prayer Schedule

Orthodox Christian

Confession by appointment - Divine Liturgy Kapaun Chapel, Sun, 9:00 a.m. For more info call 489-6859.

Youth Group

t 3BNTUFJO 4PVUI $IBQFM 4ZOBHPHVF (480-5753), Shabbat Evening Service, Friday, 7 p.m.

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

t 3BNTUFJO /PSUI $IBQFM (480-6148) Sunday Mass, 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sunday Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Mon through Fri t 7PHFMXFI $IBQFM (489-6859) Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Saturday t %BFOOFS $IBQFM Sunday Confessions 11:45 a.m. Sunday Mass 12:30 p.m. Daily Mass 11:45 a.m. Tue – Fri Ò

Episcopal (St. Albans) ,BQBVO $IBQFM Sun, 10:30 a.m. Korean Service 4PVUI $IBQFM Sun, 1 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Service ,BQBVO $IBQFM 2nd & 4th Sun, 1.30 p.m. (Sep through May) Wiccan ,BQBVO "OOFY 1st & 3rd Sat, 7 p.m. Confessional Lutheran (WELS) 4PVUI $IBQFM 2nd & 4th Sun, 4 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services

Catholic Services

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Are you ready to tour Europe? U.S. citizens residing in Germany have many opportunities to visit other foreign countries and experience different cultures. In order to prevent complications or delays when entering these countries and make your holidays as trouble-free as possible, the Ramstein Passport Office would like to provide a few facts and tips for you. While many neighboring countries are open with no checkpoints, each country has specific entry requirements ,and visitors must have the necessary travel documents on hand. We recommend referring to the Foreign Clearance Guide at https://www.fcg.pentagon.mil/ to find out if a passport or visa is required before making any travel plans. Note that this website can only be accessed from a government computer. Travel documents for military personnel Most military members move to Germany using their ID card and permanent change of station orders. While that is sufficient to reside in Germany during their assignment, any military member planning to travel to other countries should apply for a tourist passport since many countries require one for entry. When on leisure travel, each military member should carry a military ID, PCS and leave orders as well as a tourist passport. The latter is only for those countries that do not recognize the military ID and PCS orders to verify overseas

status. Travel documents for civilians and all family members Most U.S. civilians on official orders and family members of civilian and military personnel will receive nofee passports with a Status of Forces Agreement stamp prior to PCSing to Germany. This passport may only be used for authorized travel to Germany and for return to the U.S. These members should acquire a tourist passport if they plan to visit other foreign countries and carry both nofee and tourist passports when crossing the German border as verification of their SOFA status. When entering the country for leisure travel, present the tourist passport. When re-entering Germany, present the no-fee passport with SOFA stamp. U.S. civilians employed by the DOD and family members possessing only a tourist passport are authorized a SOFA certificate for their passport to show their affiliation with the military. This also authorizes them to reenter Germany while on leisure travel. Individuals using only a no-fee passport for leisure travel should be aware that they are traveling at their own risk and may be denied entry to a foreign country. Travel tips Always check the validity of your passport(s) and renew them six months prior to the expiration date. Timely planning is especially important as regular processing times for tourist passports are between four to six weeks.

Most importantly, safeguard your passports at all times to prevent loss or theft, especially when visiting metropolitan areas such as Paris and London. If your passport is lost or stolen in a foreign country, contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate immediately and apply for a replacement passport if needed. Be proactive and look up the nearest Embassy or Consulate address and contact information prior to your trip. It is also a good idea to keep a copy of the data/photo page of your passport with you separately while traveling in case of loss or theft. Always be prepared for weather changes and carry extra clothes or rain gear. Bring a travel guide for the country you’re visiting to find out more about the local customs and tourist attractions. While many Europeans speak English, they all appreciate you talking to them in their language. Referring to a book of phrases containing frequently used expressions may help when trying to communicate in a foreign country; it may even help you avoid unwelcome surprises when ordering food from a foreign menu. For more information regarding leisure travels and tours, you may contact the Ramstein Tickets and Tours Office at 480-6330/6650 or 06371-46360 or visit their website at www.rtttravel.com/ customerserv/index.htm. (Courtesy of 786th Force Support Squadron)

Denominational Services

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KMC Onstage presents

‘The 39 Steps’ Photos by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have “The 39 Steps,” a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater. This Tony Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs and more than 150 zany characters. There’s an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance.

Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. The show also runs from Sept. 6 to 8. For more information and tickets, call 0631-411-6626.

Elizabeth Krywanczyk and Nate Records perform during one of the very few serious moments of the play.

Paul Snyder (left) and Hudson Nihas perform several roles Nate Records tries talking Paul Snyder out of his milkman’s in KMC Onstage’s “The 39 Steps.” uniform.

Kaiserslautern Evangelical

Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion Children’s Church available

Meeting in Ev.-Luth. St. Michaelis Church, Karpfenstr. 7, 67655 Kaiserslautern E-mail: kaiserslautern@selk.de or call 0631-64327 for directions. Scott Morrison, Pastor www.KELC.eu

Sunday Worship Gatherings at 9 & 11 a.m. Keeping it real, relational and relevant

August-Süssdorf Strasse 8 Ramstein-Miesenbach 06371- 407 808 info@frontlinecommunity.org www.frontlinecommunity.org

A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

Teaching the village, reaching the world!

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

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Sunday Bible Class 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Class 7 p.m. /DQGVWXKOHU 6WUD H 5DPVWHLQ 9LOODJH

Tel: 06371-1806299 or 0151-57727850 www.ramst-churchofchrist.com

FAITH: Live it - Give it! Walk it - Talk it! Grow it - Show it!

Landstuhl Christian Church

Kaiserstr. 66 • 06371-62988 Sunday Worship 11 AM

St. Alban's Military Community

Episcopal Services HOLY EUCHARIST Sundays 10:30

Kapaun Chapel For more information please

call 480-6148 or 06372-3163

A religion without the element of mystery would not be a religion at all.

Edwin Lewis


for our website www.militaryingermany.com and other print publications. • Must demonstrate a writing background (newspaper or magazine, travel writing, etc.) • German language skills are helpful. • Minimum number of stories per week required. • Contribute own story ideas and keep up-to-date with current events in the KMC, Baumholder, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden areas. • Must be willing to take assignments. Interested? Send your resume and copies of 2 published articles to jobs@advantipro.de. An in-house interview is required.


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Military child writer shares story Award from the nonprofit organization GenerationOn for her books. She is also one of the finalists for the 2013 Military Writers Society An extraordinary 9-year-old girl of America and is eagerly awaiting has taken it upon herself to share the results, which come out Sept. her and her family’s story about 28. the military lifestyle and what they “Her books have inspired other do to cope with all of the constant kids and adults to write their own changes. books,” Lisa said. “I remember Grace Anne Remey, daughter of while she was at camp she had a Lt. Col. Robert Remey, U.S. Air 5-year-old tell her that she read her Forces in Europe and Air Forces book every night before bed while Africa Directorate of Air, Space she waited for her dad to come and Information Operations deputy home.” director, and Lisa Remey, a child Along with all of her accomplishtherapist, just arrived to Germany ments she has already performed, from Tucson, Ariz. she is part of GenerationOn Kids Grace Anne has written and Care Club where she spends a lot published two children’s books on of her time doing different types of how to help children get through volunteering. a move and cope when a parent is One of her favorite volunteerdeployed. ing opportunities is working with “Deployments impact kids more animal shelters. She also was at the than you know,” Robert said. “I Tucson Festival of Books last year always try to find different things where she presented how to selfto keep connected while deployed publish books, followed by a book Courtesy photo to make it a little easier.” signing. Grace Anne’s sec- Grace Anne Remey poses for a photo in front of her book display at the Ramstein Library. She has published Grace Anne and her famitwo children’s books designed to help families cope with the constant change of the military lifestyle. ond book was writly donated her books to the base ten after her father’s fifth deployment. The helped her include some of their family traditions in library here for other children to read. They are the book goes through the deployment process and hopes to help other families. first books the library received that are written by a what they do to make it go a little easier and “We have a jar that we put one chocolate in for child author. faster. every day that he will be gone, and we get to eat “I’m a very proud father,” Robert said. “I’m glad “It goes through the entire process, the traditions one chocolate every day until he’s home,” she said. that she was able to share her story, and we’re very we have and how it feels to say goodbye,” Grace It was their traditions that aided in the accom- excited that her stories have helped so many famiAnne said. plishments with her first book, she added. lies and hope they will continue to positively affect In the back of each book, Grace Anne’s mother Grace Anne won the Hasbro Community Action a lot more people.” by Senior Airman Whitney Stork 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

School Notes Teen Advisory Group

The Teen Advisory Group meeting is a great opportunity to make your voices heard about library programs and materials you want to see. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post. This is for teens ages 13 to 17. Snacks will be provided, and no sign-up is required. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.


The Ramstein Middle School PTSA hosts an ice cream social/general membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the school’s multipurpose hall.

Music lessons

SKIESUnlimited music lessons are designed to teach all levels and abilities. Voice, piano, music and violin lessons are being offered for chil-

dren and youth ages 18 months to 18 years. Children and youth will participate in recitals. For further information, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

RMS picture days

The Ramstein Middle School PTSA needs volunteers for picture days Sept. 10 to 12. If you would like to volunteer, email guadalupe.warren@ eu.dodea.edu.

Story Time at the library

Join the Kaiserslautern Main Library on Landstuhl at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday for Story Time. Introduce children to books and reading. Librarians and volunteers read stories to match the ages and atten-

tion spans of the children attending. Parents learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children for learning to read. Librarians answer questions about books and library services and teach parents how to interest their children in books. This is for children ages 2 to 5, and no sign-up is required. The Kaiserslautern Main Library is located in Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Driver’s education

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

Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122; the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943; or the Sembach Community Activity Center, Bldg. 220, Room 117, at 496-5175 or 06302-67-5175.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Child, Youth & School Services have resumed its KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up/drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, Landstuhl and the Melkerei in Landstuhl Village. ID card, shuttle card and permission slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your shuttle card at Central Enrollment & Registration located in Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information or to download the schedule, go online to www. kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

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Stay-at-home mom sings her way into community by Senior Airman Whitney Stork 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Homeschooling her four children by day and surprising people with her uncanny singing voice by night is all in a day’s work for one woman. Lisa Cash, wife of Keith Cash, Vogelweh Elementary School special education teacher, is a stay-at-home mom. And although Cash may seem like the average neighbor, it often shocks people when this local singing champion shares her talent with others. “I’ve been a housewife for 11 years now, and I’m a devoted homeschooling mom to four children,” she said. “When people hear about my day job and then they hear me sing, I think it surprises them. That’s pretty fun for me.” Cash took her talents to the Baumholder Idol adult division competition where she sang cover songs for a crowd and panel of judges. In the end, she won a $500 prize. She also entered the Apollo Night competition at Vogelweh’s Armstrong’s Club and won another $500 prize. Cash not only sings competitively, but participates in a number of different events. She has also appeared on live television and several studio recordings. With all of her achievements, she still finds time to volunteer to teach the Ramstein Village Voices. “Volunteering is so much more rewarding than singing for a crowd,” Cash said. “The Ramstein Village Voices is an elementary-aged choir that I

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Lisa Cash, wife of Keith Cash, Vogelweh Elementary School special education teacher, performs at the Baumholder Idol competition. Cash won the event and was awarded a $500 prize.

started for the KMC Homeschool Fellowship last school year. We hosted our first concert last spring.” For information on how to get your child

involved in the Ramstein Village Voices, contact the KMC Homeschool Fellowship or email cashclan@ gmail.com.

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Trenton Hamson (right), Rebecca Hamson (left) and Haley Miracle (front) pose for a photo Aug. 13 in Viaden, Luxembourg. Viaden, which is located about two and a half hours from Ramstein and one hour north of Luxemborg city, is known mainly for it’s castle, Viaden Castle.

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Capitol Motors, the world’s largest “Factory Direct” official sales outlet representing Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover, has been serving the military communities with premium automobiles for over 40 years. With showrooms conveniently located by Ramstein & Spangdahlem AB in Germany as well as Aviano AB in Italy, Capitol Motors is the address when you seek a new car with thousands of dollars savings below US MSRP. The special savings obtained through the Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover US Military Sales programs eliminate the need to haggle and allow you to concentrate on selecting the right car. Services include several delivery options, 4-year/50,000 mile international warranties, home shipment programs directly to a US dealer and European road assistance programs at no extra charge. Im Haderwald 2 • 67661 Kaiserslautern • www.capitolmotors.com

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While travelling through the European continent in 1966, George and Peggy, two Americans living in Europe, were so impressed by the beauty of the furniture that they started furnishing their house. They soon began ordering furniture for their friends as well. What started as a hobby many decades ago became a serious business. A major reason for United Furniture’s success has always been the company policy of giving the highest possible quality at the lowest price. United Furniture is able to be one of the very few companies that advertises its prices and payment programs with pride, searching every day, not only in Europe but in the whole world. New ideas are constantly maintaining and expanding the values that made United Furniture a success story over 40 years ago. Bahnstrasse 8 • 66489 Landstuhl • www.unitedfurniture.biz

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Mark Your Calendar

» KMC Onstage presents “The 39 Steps” until Sept. 8. It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Children under 5 years old cannot be admitted to any performance. Reservations can be made by contacting KMC Onstage, via RecTrac or by going into KMC Onstage (from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday), Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, check out the story on Page 17. » The 2013 Operation Rising Star competition is Army Entertainment’s premiere vocal competition that showcases the talent of Soldiers and their family members. Audition to be the next Operation Rising Star at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. Each year, garrisons around the world host local talent contests and send in their winners’ videos for judging. The competition is open to adult service members and military family members, 18 years and older. Twelve individuals are selected to compete in the Army-wide final competition. Through an online voting process in which you can participate, one performer is declared the

winner. The winner of Operation Rising Star represents the best in individual vocal talent in the military and is awarded a custom recording experience (studio trip with three song demo CD for two). The audition will be done a cappella, with no props or music accompaniment. A panel of three judges will determine who moves forward. The final local competition will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. The contestants are judged by the panel of judges and the audience. Local contestant prizes: $500 for first, $250 for second and $100 for third, as well as the opportunity to compete for the grand prize recording studio experience. In addition to the competitors’ prizes, a $300 spirit award will be awarded to the most supportive unit or family readiness group. Please make sure you stop by the judges table on Sept. 20 to sign up your unit or family readiness group for the competition. The judges have the final determination for the Spirit Award. Visit oprisingstar.com and www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com for more information and to download the application form. For additional details or to register for your

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Open house The Docu Center Ramstein will present its newly opened container village with an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The containers with exhibitions on 60 years of GermanAmerican history and Americans living and working in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz are located next to Reichswald-Stadium on Schernauer Strasse 31 (across from Realschule Plus). In the following weeks, exhibition hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays and on Sundays. Admission is free. For details, visit www.dc-ramstein.de.

mandatory screening, contact Dane Winters at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252, or dane.c.winters.naf@mail.mil. » The second annual Harvest of Praise Benefit Concert, scheduled for Sept. 21, needs volunteer musicians and singers to help with the community choir. Rehearsals will begin Sept. 16 and end Sept. 20. For more information about the the concert or for contact details, see the flyer on this page. » The NAF warehouse sale will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at the Special Events Center, Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Pick up office and children’s furniture, electrical equipment, kitchenware and more at great prices. ID cardholders only, credit and debit cards accepted. More information can be found by calling 388-9135 or 06221-338-9135, or 483-6757 or 0631-411-6759. » U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s Outdoor Recreation travel schedules for September and October are available. Visit Prague or Paris; go on a trip to Oktoberfest, to Disneyland Paris or to the Halloween Party at Frankenstein Castle; and much more! Outdoor Recreation has a variety of thrilling excursions for you and your friends or family. Check out what Army Outdoor Recreation has to offer. For more information, contact Army Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 2905 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117, or visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Baumholder Events

» Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a loveable classic based on the comic strip “Peanuts,” by Charles M. Schulz. Show dates are at 7 p.m. Sept. 6, 7, 13 and 14 and 3 p.m. Sept. 15. You may purchase tickets at the door or in advance through Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks, (call 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244). » On Sept. 7, visit the largest wine fest in the world with Outdoor Recreation. Enjoy carnival rides and sample more than 150 different regional wines. Depart from the Wagon Wheel Theater at 1 p.m. Approximate return at 8 p.m. Cost is $35

with child rates available. Space is limited, so reserve your spot in advance by calling Outdoor Recreation at 485-7182 or 067836-7182 or visiting them in Bldg. 8167 on Smith Barracks. » Sports and Fitness is looking to expand and energize the fitness classes and services offered to our customers in our fitness facilities. If you are highly motivated, enthusiastic and have a passion to teach in a group setting or one-on-one, then Sports and Fitness wants you! We have positions available for massage therapists, Zumba, water aerobics, and other group exercise classes. These are contracted positions that require CPR/AED, nationally recognized certification, and liability insurance. If interested, contact the Baumholder Sports Office or Mountaineer Fitness Center at 485-6671/7418 or 06783-6-6671/7418. » U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder is looking for men and women for the 2013/2014 community basketball team. Tryouts are ongoing during summer and fall, at 6:30 p.m. every Monday through Thursday at the Hall of Champions Fitness Center. Participation is free and is open to men and women, 18 and up. For details, contact Anthony Ramsey in the Sports Office at 485-6671 or 06783-6-6671.


» The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for the contract position of KMC Catholic pastoral coordinator, who will support the KMC Catholic Faith Community in all ministry areas in coordination with the 86th Airlift Wing ranking Catholic chaplain or his designee. The chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Sept. 13. 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 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Ramstein North Chapel, Bldg. 1201. If required, bidders will have to participate in a qualifying interview. For more information about the position, call Petra Rausch or Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Redmond Raux at 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148.

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Deployed family events:

SEPT. 26 » Bingo and Pizza Night: 5 to 7 p.m., Ramstein Community Center OCT. 24 » Bowling: 5 to 7 p.m., Ramstein Bowling Center NOV. 21 » Movie Night: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., KMCC Theater DEC. 19 » Deployed Family Holiday Dinner with Santa, 5 to 7 p.m. Lindberghof Dining Facility

Airman & Family Readiness Center

MONDAY » Closed for Labor Day TUESDAY » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » EFMP adaptive arts & crafts: 4 to 5 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hercules Theater » Individual VA appointments: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A&FRC » Resume writing & USA jobs: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC » EFMP educational seminar: 6 to 7 p.m. THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC SEPT. 6: » Immersion brief for new commanders, first sergeants: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC


» MORNING HELP FOR PARENTS: Rise & Shine Recreation is a great new option for parents who have to be to work early. Youth can enjoy some games, friends and fitness to get the day off to a great start. Breakfast is available for purchase from the snack bar, and the program is open from 7 to 9 a.m. Spaces are limited, so register online today.

Classes And Training

» Feeling over burdened? Are you experiencing sleeplessness, muscle pain or tension? Then you may be stressed. Take part in a stress management class from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. » First Termers Financial Management class takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This is mandatory training for all newly assigned E1-E4 in the community to learn about personal finance. Must complete within the first 90 days of arrival. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4015 or 0631-34064015. » Hello America, a free class designed for spouses and family members getting ready to move to the U.S. who have never been there before, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This class will cover basic American culture and heri-

» RAMSTEIN COMMUNITY CENTER EVENTS: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Play Group Social, 10 a.m. to noon; every second and fourth Saturday of the month, flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; every third Wednesday of the month, Exceptional Family Member Program (play group social), 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the RCC at 480-6600/7187 or 0637147-6600/7187. » INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES: Kinawan Goju Ryu Karate, Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. until May 30, 2014, for ages 7 to 18. Visit www.86fss.com under the families tab to register now, or call 06371-47-3157or 480-3157 for more information. » COACHES NEEDED: Contact the youth sports office if you are able to share a love of soccer, flag football or cheerleading. Call 06371-47-5660 or 480-5660 for more information. » EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS NEEDED: Our child development centers and school age programs are looking for professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of military youth. Visit www.nafjobs.org to apply today; search for “Child & Youth Program Assistants” under “Hot Jobs.”

Health and Wellness Center

MONDAY » Closed for Labor Day TUESDAY » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Healthy Eating: 10 to 11 a.m. WEDNESDAY » Shoe station: noon to 2 p.m. THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Tobacco cessation class: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD assessments: 2 to 3 p.m. SEPT. 6 » BOD PODassessments: 8 to 9 a.m. » Running clinic: 9 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center

tage. For details and to enroll, call 4934203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Sponsorship Training will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 and 24 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This course will help you in fulfilling the role as a sponsor for incoming personnel. » Take part in one or all of these interactive financial workshops Sept. 11: Credit and Debt Management, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Successful Money Management, 11 a.m. to noon; Thrift Savings Plan, 1:30 to 3 p.m. The workshops will be held in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4151 or 0631-3406-4151. » The Smooth Move class takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. Are you about to PCS to a new duty location or leave the service? Let Army Community Service help you make a smooth transition. » The Deployed Spouses Support Activity takes place from 5 to 7 p.m.

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at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES (ONE SESSION): Sept. 6, 5 to 7 p.m., HAWC. » MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS (ONE SESSION): Sept. 13, 5 to 7 p.m., HAWC. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Third Tuesday of month, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. For more information on these programs, contact the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098.

Medical Group

» Self Initiated Care Kit, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class. » Attention: TRICARE online is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. Register today at www.tricareonline.com.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

MONDAYS » Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Hercules Theater. For more information on this training or SARC, call Capt. December “Dee” Garcia or Capt. Isabella “Izzy” Ramirez at 480-5597.


» Marriage Makeover Conference: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7, Ramstein Officers’ Club. For more details and to register, visit www.ramsteinmarriageseminar.eventbrite. com or call 480-6148. Pay at the Ramstein North Chapel from 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. » The Ramstein Protestant Chapel requests volunteers for Awana. Awana needs 30 to 40 volunteers for this coming year. For more information, email awanaramstein@gmail. com or find them on Facebook at “Ramstein Awana.” Register online at http://ramsteinawanavolunteers. eventbrite.com.

Sept. 12. Are you a deployed spouse looking for a fun night out? This is not your average art class. Bring your beverage of choice, join ACS and other deployed spouses, and enjoy free step-bystep instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artist. You will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent you will want to explore. The Arts and Crafts Center is located inside the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center (Bldg. 3109) on Daenner Kaserne. Space is limited. Register by Sept. 9 by contacting Ruben Soto at 0631-3406-4057/4095 or ruben.soto2.civ@mail.mil. » Join ACS for a free seminar designed specifically for family members to help teach the skills to increase optimism, mental agility and character strength. Resilience Training will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 12 and 26 in Bldgs. 2891 and 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. » Learn how to manage unexpected situations that require you to protect

yourself by attending SHARP/Women’s Self Defense Training from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720 on Landstul. The class is free, but registration is required. Sign-up with the ACS SHARP Victim Advocate by calling 493-4357 or 0631-3406-4357, or natalie.k.swindle.civ@mail.mil. » Effective Oct. 1, SNCO Academy Course 00014, Version 6, will be released on a new learning management system, Blackboard (Bb). The new course features new lessons and updated interactive content. The old Course 14, Version 5, on the Air University ADLS site will be shut down on this date. All students enrolled in the old Course 14 have until Sept. 30 to complete the course. Students who do not complete the current course by Sept. 30 will be disenrolled from the old course and can enroll in the new course when it becomes available. More details about access to the new course will be released in September.

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Gartenschau holds ‘Wild West’ pumpkin festival Story and photo by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


he Gartenschau Kaiserslautern is still decked out in the colors of late summer even though its next seasonal event is on its way. This year’s pumpkin festival, under the motto “Wild West,” will be set up in the Neumühlepark area from Sunday through Oct. 31. The pumpkin festival will present life-size figures as well as requisites from the Wild West — and all made of pumpkins. “About 30,000 pumpkins of 150 breeds were used to create all figures and sceneries from the Wild West,” said Andrea Hess from the Gartenschau public affairs team.

Visitors can watch a buffalo hunt, trappers riding on their wagons through the plains looking for gold and Indian families sitting in their tepee near a fire. “We worked with the full range of pumpkins of all colors and placed them in nicely decorated environments,” Hess said. The “biggest pumpkin contest” is scheduled for Sept. 22. Pumpkin breeders and hobby gardeners can participate. To register, visit www. gartenschau-kl.de, click on “downloads” then click on “Anmeldung Kürbiswiegen 2013.” The official weighing will start at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 near the fountain infront of the entrance. The Gartenschau is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, Oct. 3 and during German school break, from Oct. 4 to 18. Tickets cost €7 for adults and

The pumpkin festival features life-size figures and scenes set up in Neumühlepark at the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau Sunday through Oct. 31.

€3 for children. For more information, visit www. gartenschau-kl.de. CURRICULUM, from Page 14

Photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava

Old city fest Lt. Col. Mike Sullivan, U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder commander, and City Mayor Peter Lang team up to serve beer Aug. 23 during the opening ceremony of the city’s “Altstadfest,” or old city fest. The three-day fest featured live music on two stages, entertainment, food and fun.







Algebra II, Fitzgerald said. “If they need to go back and revisit some of the chapters and some of the areas of study, they can do so in a virtual learning environment at home or anyplace where it’s convenient for them to study,” she said. Everyone learns differently, Fitzgerald noted, so “these support courses are going to be quite valuable for our children, especially our mobile children as they come in and out of our schools.” This summer, trigonometry was offered to advanced placement students via the online school to allow them to prepare for AP Calculus AB. More courses are coming this year, including Japanese III, French IV, AP Biology, AP Microeconomics and AP Psychology. Foreign language learning has been expanded in all of DODEA’s elementary schools, Fitzgerald said, with the goal of every student mastering a second language. “We’ve adopted Spanish as the language where we would like all of our children in DODEA to be language proficient,” Fitzgerald said. Spanish was chosen because it is the most widely taught foreign language in U.S. schools, she noted, making it easier for students to continue their foreign language instruction as they move in and out of the DODEA school system. “As we move along and we learn more about how to teach and deliver instruction virtually, we’re going to be able to offer many more languages other than Spanish,” Fitzgerald said. Construction of new schools and renovation of existing schools throughout the DODEA system will continue this year, Fitzgerald said. “We have about 45 new schools in design and 12 schools under construction,” she said, “so there will be a lot of hard hats around our schools this year as we build our new 21st century schools.” Teacher professional development will be made easier by the installation of 82 new video “telepresence” panels that will bring experts in the field to teachers stationed around the world, Fitzgerald said. “The research is very clear,” she said. “There are many factors which influence student achievement. The two most dominant, though, are teachers and leaders. And so, this professional development program looks at what teachers need — we give them voice and choice. (There’s) no need to learn something you already have learned, but there are a number of competencies that we hope will be relevant for our teachers — and teachers helped develop this, so I think it’s going to be really exciting because it is about what they need.” (For the full story, visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com.)

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Kaiserslautern ‘swings’ during Barbarossa Fest by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs “Swinging Lautern” will be the motto of Kaiserslautern’s annual Barbarossa fest Thursday through Sept. 7 in the center of town. For the 11th year, the local sales promotion agency “Kaiser in Lautern” will sponsor, in cooperation with the City of Kaiserslautern, a fest with an international musical program featuring swing, blues, boogie, jazz, soul and salsa. The streets downtown, as well as on

Altenhof, Schillerplatz and Stiftsplatz in town, will turn into open-air stages presenting various musicians and bands. “Swinging Lautern” will officially start at 6 p.m. Thursday near Stiftskirche and continue from 11 a.m. to midnight Sept. 6 and 7. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band will be part of the swinging event as well. The Ambassadors will play from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 on the Stiftsplatz, and Wings of Dixie will entertain the audience starting at

Visitors of the Barbarossa Fest can listen to various bands on several stages throughout Kaiserslautern’s city center Thursday to Sept. 7.

11 a.m. Sept. 7 on Altenhof. A kiddie train will give children free rides through the center of town. A balloon artist will create figures on Schillerstrasse, and a bouncy castle and face painting will lure children to Fackelstrasse. The Siegelbach zoo will set up a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 on Unionstrasse. A fairy tale merry-go-round will be available on Marktstrasse. Stores will provide special attractions, including a fashion show presenting the latest fall and winter collections, a flea market for dishes and household accessories, vehicle displays by local car dealers and information stands. Visitors can taste all kinds of culinary specialties from different countries in white pagoda tents around Stiftskirche and at food stands set up on Schillerplatz and Altenhof. The sales promotion agency will sell fest buttons again this year for €2. For the first time, the “Swinging Lautern” hat will be available for €4.90 at the agency’s stands and in their stores. A pocket brochure listing the enter-

Photos by City of Kaiserslautern

Musicians entertain the audience during Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossa Fest.

The Barbarossa Fest features fashion shows, musical performances and special activities.

tainment program is available at the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information Office on Fruchthallstrasse, in stores and restaurants, or online at www. kaiserslautern.de or visit www. werbegemeinschaft-kl.de.

Auditions for Operation Rising Star underway by Dijon Rolle U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs


o you have the singing chops to rise to the top? If so, members of Kaiserslautern’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation are looking for you. Army FMWR officials will host this year’s “Operation Rising Star” singing contest for the KMC. The annual contest, sponsored by Army Entertainment, features singers from Army garrisons around the world. Participants can compete for a chance to win $1,000 and an all expenses paid trip for two to record a three-song demo tape. “This is how hidden talent gets discovered, and this is how people get their name out there,” said Erinn Forester, marketing assistant for FMWR Marketing. “I think if people are passionate about singing, and it’s what they really love to do and they’re good at it, then this is their chance to become a star.” To participate, all potential contestants must first complete an initial screening. Screenings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. During the screening, singers will perform a song

a capella for a panel of judges, who will then decide if they can compete in the actual live audition show. The live audition show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh Housing. Local winners will receive $500 for first place, $250 for runner-up and $100 for third place. The first place winner will also go on to compete at the Army-level competition later this year. Community members are welcome to attend the live show, and they could also earn a prize, Forester said. “Another really exciting thing for spectators is that there is a $300 spirit award to the most supportive unit or Family Readiness Group,” she said. “So, if you have someone from your unit or FRG, tell them to come on out to the live show.” Operation Rising Star contestants must be active duty, National Guard or Reserve or a dependent (from any branch of service) and be at least 18 years old with a valid military ID card. To schedule a screening for U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s Operation Rising Star, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. For more information on Operation Rising Star, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com and www.oprisingstar.com.

Photo by U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Public Affairs

A KMC member competes for her shot at stardom during the 2009 “Operation Rising Star” singing contest.

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Was ist Los?

Fun in Kusel

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: • A theater fest with open house is scheduled to start 2 p.m. Sept. 14. Visitors can see what is going on behind the scenes. The traditional opening concert with dancing until late at night starts 8 p.m. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 3 p.m. Sept. 29, and 6 p.m. Oct. 6 and 20. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www. pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Singer and song writer Thomas Godoj presents pop and rock, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €26. • Singer Muso presents hip hop and rap, 8 p.m. Sept. 6. Tickets cost €14. • No Music in K-town features Felix Franke performing blues rock, Etched in Blue with progressive rock, and The Schamrocks with punk rock and classic rock, 8 p.m. Sept. 7. For details, visit www.kammgarn.de. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond on Donnersberger Strasse): • Final park concert: Spielgemeinschaft Hütschenhausen presents “Modern meets Tradition,”11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8. Admission is free. Bistro serves food and beverages. An adventure playground is next to area. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Chamber concert: “musique humanitaire” with pianist Herbert Schuch, performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt and Olivier Messiaen, 8 p.m. Sept. 12. Tickets cost €14 to €24. For advance tickets, call the Kaiserslautern Tourist office at 0631-365-2317. Bildhaus Music Club, Hahnbacherhof (near 67701 Schallodenbach): • Savannah Blues Band performs 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Visit www.bildhaus-krueger.de/termine for details. Katzweiler, open air stage in forest (In der Eselsdelle): • Children’s performance “Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13,” in German, 4 p.m. Sunday. • Adult performance, “Sommernachtstraum,” a Midsummer Night’s Dream, in German, 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €6 to €9. For ticket reservations, visit www.freilichtspiele-katzweiler.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Ruling Class,” a black comedy by Peter Barnes, Sept. 6 to Oct. 19. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.


• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open to Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special events: Nostalgia exhibition and art forum in exhibition hall, through Oct. 31. “Sound of Silence,” photo exhibition by Indian photographer Balan Madhavan, to Sunday in flower hall. New flower exhibition, “Big – Small,” will open 2 p.m. Sept. 8. Sunday: Worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church. Music in the Park with the Otterbach Music Association, 2:30 p.m. on open-air stage. Pumpkin festival starts Sunday, through Oct. 31. (Read article on Page 24). For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden Courtesy photo open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Oct. 31. For details, visit www. American artist featured in museum japanischergarten.de. The Pfalzgalerie museum in Kaiserslautern exhibits more than 30 • Kaiserslautern, Pfalzgalerie works by the American artist Richard Pousette-Dart through Nov. 17. Museum, exhibition with works by Pousette-Dart (1916 to 1992) is known as an important pioneer of American artist Richard Pousette-Dart, American abstract expressionism and a big visionary of the New York School. For the first time, his works are displayed in a German museum. to Nov. 17, and exhibition with works The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by artist Lou Albert-Lasard and her Wednesdays to Sundays. It is closed Mondays. For more information, visit friends, to Sept. 15. Hours are 11 a.m. www.mpk.de. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays;

Courtesy photo

Kusel will sponsor its fall fair with various rides, vendors, and food and beverage stands today through Tuesday. The tapping of the first keg of beer will take place at 8:30 p.m. today. A fest parade with decorated wagons, music and walking groups will start at 3 p.m. Saturday. Bands will perform in the fest tent each day. A fireworks display will close out the event at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, visit www. kuseler-messe.de.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays; Mondays closed. Visit www.mpk.de for details. • Kaiserslautern-Erzhütten, district carnival, today to Monday. • Kaiserslautern, Stadtpark (Pirmasenser Strasse), neighborhood fest with children’s activities, music, ballet performances, food specialties, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, St. Martin’s church (bottom of Steinstrasse), fun fair, Sunday. • Mölschbach, village carnival, starts 6 p.m. today to Monday. • Rodenbach, village carnival, Saturday to Monday. • Katzenbach, village carnival, Saturday to Monday. • Reichenbach-Steegen, fire station fest with display of fire trucks and equipment, food, children’s activities, 11 a.m. Sunday. • Alsenborn, village carnival, Saturday to Tuesday. • Sambach, village carnival, Sunday. • Mehlbach, Pfalzwaldhalle, village carnival, Sunday. • Otterberg, village carnival, Sunday to Tuesday; stores open 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. • Martinshöhe, fire station, open house, Sunday. • Elschbach (Miesau), Viking fest, 2 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. • Kirrweiler (south of Neustadt), wineland games and medieval market, today to Sunday. Visit www.winelandgames.de for details. • Edesheim (south of Edenkoben), wine fest with carnival, today through Monday. • Weisenheim am Sand, plum and forest fest, Sunday and Monday. • Bernkastel-Kues, wine fest, today to Monday. • Pirmasens, Grenadiermarkt (carnival and vendors) today to Wednesday.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. • Ramstein, Autokino, 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. • Worms, Garten-Center Dehner, Mainzer Strasse 55, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. • Mannheim-Sandhofen, real Markt, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bexbach, real parking lot, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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AF announces PT test enhancements to start Oct. 1 by Staff Sgt. David Salinitri Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Air Force senior leadership announced enhancements to the Air Force’s Physical Fitness Assessment program, to be implemented Oct. 1. In a letter to Airmen Aug. 20, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III explained the results of the comprehensive review, highlighting the strength of the program and the need for slight improvements. “We have a tremendous program that has fundamentally changed the Air Force’s overall fitness level over the past few years,” Welsh said. “The PFT itself is not going to change. But even the best program can be improved upon, so we are making changes in four different areas to enhance the overall program.” Of the changes coming Oct. 1, the most significant is to the abdominal circumference portion of the test. The AC assesses an Airman’s body composition. Since the Air Force implemented the newest fitness program guidelines in October 2010, only .03 percent of Airmen have failed the AC portion of the test and passed the other three components with a composite score of 75 or higher. “In the future, if an Airman fails the AC portion of the test, and passes each of the other three components, we’ll measure that Airman using the Body Mass Index taping guidance in DoD instructions,” Welsh said. “If the Airman meets the DoD BMI standard, they pass the PFT.” Because AC measurement is integrated into the testing procedure, the Air Force is currently the only branch of the Department of Defense not required to have a separate weight management program.

Photo illustration reformatted and cropped by Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez

Air Force senior leadership announced enhancements to the Air Force’s Physical Fitness Assessment program, to be implemented Oct. 1.

The other program modifications include realigning the fitness appeal process back to wing commanders, adjusting passing standards for Airmen who can only test on one component of assessment, and changing and simplifying the walk test. In addition to these efforts, senior leaders are reviewing how fitness performance is documented on performance reports as part of a larger effort to examine the performance report itself. Those

results are expected in the near future. Though senior leaders are looking to improve the current fitness program, Welsh said he is proud of the Air Force program, and the physically fit culture it has helped to cultivate. “I believe we have DoD’s best designed, best run fitness program, and as a result, we have a force ready for any mission our nation asks us to execute,” he said. “I’m extremely proud of how far we’ve come with our fitness culture.”

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LEFT: A player from the Chiefs’ team hits the ball during the Chiefs versus Eagles softball game. FAR ABOVE: Lt. Col. Keithen Washington (right), 86th Force Support Squadron commander, names Col. Christine Taylor, 86th Medical Group commander, the most valuable player of the Chiefs versus Eagles softball game. ABOVE: A player from the Chiefs’ team catches the ball during the game Monday.

Chiefs versus Eagles Photos by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield

Colonels and chiefs from around the KMC participated in the third annual Chiefs versus Eagles softball game Monday on Ramstein. The game is held once a year to build camaraderie between officers and enlisted Airmen. The first two years, the Chiefs took home the trophy. This year, after a slow start to the game, the colonels came back to win the game with a final score of 11-9.

Lt. Col. Keithen Washington (left), 86th Force Support Squadron commander, hits the ball during the Chiefs versus Eagles softball game Monday on Ramstein. Colonels and chiefs from around the KMC participated in the third annual softball game.

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Modern Combatives Tournament

A Modern Combatives Tournament will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Kleber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235 on Kleber Kaserne. Throw, roll and grapple your way to claim the garrison championship! Open to active duty men and women. Trophies will be awarded to first place, second place and overall tournament champion. Standard rules apply. Registration and weigh-in will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. There will be a coaches meeting at 9 a.m., and the tournament begins at 10. The deadline to sign up is Sept. 6. Entrance to the event costs $5. For more information or to sign up, call 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087.

Army versus Air Force Challenge Match

Come out and enjoy a friendly, yet competitive tournament of golf at the Army versus Air Force Challenge at 9 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Heidelberg Golf Course, An der Bundesstrasse 291, Oftersheim. This is an annual challenge between U.S. Army and Air Force personnel. Day 1 will be played at the Heidelberg Golf Club, and Day 2 will be played at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. For more information and instructions on registration, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr. com. Cost is $110.

Human table football

On the occasion of the Intercultural Week 2013, Kaiserslautern will host the second Human Table Soccer World Cup from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 22. Organizers are also looking for a U.S. team. Registration is open until Sept. 13. The required registration form can be found at www.gaco-kl.de. The form should be sent to beirat@kaiserslautern.de. The form can also be emailed to migrationundintegration@kaiserslautern-kreis.de. For more information, contact Joachim Seufert at sjsportsone@gmail. com or 0176-31100091.

Boxing club open

The Miesau Ammo Depot Boxing Club has reopened. The club is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is free to all.

‘Take a Hike’ now online

To find out about local volksmarching events in your area, visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com and click on “sports.”

Ice hockey players wanted

Experienced ice hockey players are wanted to play for the Baden Bruins Army hockey team. The Bruins are coached by ex-NHLer Bob Sullivan and play in both the DPL and HCL hockey leagues. For more information, call Ken Robinson at 0172-6263642 or email ken.robinson@eu.dodea.edu.

Volleyball players wanted

Men and women are needed to fill spots on U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s community level volleyball teams. If you are an experienced player (18 years old or older and out of high school), contact one of the following individuals: » Wilford “Lefty” Byrd, wilford.w.byrd.ctr@mail.mil, 481-3558 or 0160-6666102 » Ariana Suerodelgado, ariana.suerodelgado@dla.mil, 483-4023 or 0174-9453248 » Capt. Paolo Briones, paolo.c.briones.mil@mail.mil, 484-7997 or 0171-7705358

Wuzuquan Kung Fu

Develop physical and mental skills learning Kung Fu. For details, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, or the One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post.

Photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava

A photo finish Cain Hill turns in a first place time of 19:50 during Baumholder’s Women’s Equality Run Aug. 23 on Smith Barracks. Stroller pushers and runners with pets also had a chance for gold during this run after sports office officials added these categories to the competition. More than 80 people participated in the run.

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Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com/movies.php for details Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible. Starring Dane Cook and Teri Hatcher.

RED 2 (PG-13) — Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. Starring Bruce Willis and John Malkovich. Planes (PG) — Dusty’s not exactly built for racing, so he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps him qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit.

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ACROSS 1 Monroe’s successor 6 Part of YSL 10 Covenant 14 Lively old dance 15 Individually 16 Wight, for one 17 Shake off 18 Feel sore 19 Cajole 20 Poetic analogies 22 Fairy queen 24 Declare 26 Luckless ones 27 Summon up 30 Approaches 32 Take turns 34 Forum garb 38 Single, in Paris 39 Surgery souvenirs 41 Native Nigerian 42 Reindeer herders 45 In a boisterous way 48 Honey badger 50 Tennis star Gibson 51 Polished 54 Nautical pole 56 Drying frames 58 Some 62 Gaelic 63 Ark. neighbor 65 “The Forsyte Saga” wife 66 Air heroes 67 Siren’s sound 68 Exhilarate 69 Catcher’s glove 70 Mushroom part 71 Actress Winona DOWN 1 Years and years 2 Flamboyant Surrealist 3 Alma mater visitor 4 High-fashion dealer 5 Crude zinc 6 Baking ingredient 7 Carpet cleaner, for short 8 Authentic

9 Girl, to an Aussie 10 “Guernica” painter 11 In harmony 12 “___ de Lune” 13 Michener epic 21 Brings home 23 Actionable wrong 25 Necessitates 27 Handle without care 28 Arm bone 29 Put one’s foot down? 31 Architect Saarinen 33 Farm unit 35 “Intolerance” actress 36 Adept 37 Tofu source 40 Astonished look 43 Freedom march, e.g. 44 Render replete 46 “Marathon Man” star 47 Plumb 49 Wrestling moves 51 Locomotive power 52 “La Belle Dame Sans __” 53 Beginning 55 Biblical song 57 Three-player card game 59 Peruse 60 The a in a.m. 61 Evil look 64 Golf situation

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5 min. to LRMC/RAB new renovated, 100sqm apt for rent: 2 bedrm., 1 1/2 bath, furnished kit. with dishwasher, livingrm., diningrm.area, balcony, garage, sep.laundry, storagerm. in a very quiet area.free 1. Sept., 685.-€ rent plus ut., 1month rent deposit, no pets, NS. call 06372/5142 or 0176 2273 1170

* * ! Apt in 2Fam House Bedesbach, 117sqm, 29sqm balc, 2attics, 2BR, BIK, bath, LR, DR, gallery, new built by architect, laminate & tiled flrs, €800 +util 1Sep 06381-429178 Call Mon & Thu 8am-1pm & all other days 3.30- Apt for rent in Ramstein.145 QM. 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 10pm built-in-kitchen, open fireplace, * * Landstuhl City, 170sqm, 3BR garage. Next to a forest. Approx. very big livrm 2baths €1150,- incl. 3 min. to base. Avail. eff.01. Sept. util 0172-6654395 13. For more details please call: **Apt Landstuhl, 105sqm 2.5BR 06372-508437 or 015772778900 dress rm livrm dinrm BIK balc. 1.5 ask for Vicky. bath furn. balc €620 +utl 01604498569, 00491743047486 (English) Avail now! *All Incl Apt Erzenhausen 10min RAM 110sqm 2BR lg LR new BIK & bath laundry stor sep entry terr & yard €770 incl util. 06374-1717 or 0157-72670561

Apt Kottweiler-Schw. 6,8km to RAB, RAM school bus distr., 114sqm, 3BR, liv/din rm, new BIK w/dishwasher, extra fridge, bath, balc, wooden flrs, compl new renov, attic, car park, no pets, DSL, AFN sat, €735 +utl + lrg garage w/ elect. door op. €40, 06371-52132 leave msg or 0179-5415239

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100 SQM Apartment for rent: 2 HOUSES bedrooms, 1 living & 1 dining FOR RENT room, 1 bathroom, 1 full furnished kitchen, addtionally: basement, balcony. 15 min to Air Base 620, !!!!!!Low finder fee.170sqm Freestanding house in Schwedelbach, 0162/8698815 mediterranean style, 4 Bdrs., Fully furnished 1BR Apt in Bruch- 2baths, Pls call 0179 660 1752 muehlbach, includes all utilities.No pets, no smoking 748 140qm Duplex in Weltersbach, 4BR, back yard, 2Parking-spots, 0163-2514851/tina.woods@ar Kitchen, 2Bath, liv/rm, & Basecor.de ment €1.180,00, Tel: 0162Hohenecken Apt 3br 118sqm 9305415 5min Vog liv/din rm 2balc BIK 15 min Ramstein Base, nice hounew renov guest WC 750+util no se, 220 sqm, 6BDR, 2,5 baths, pets. 0631-52760 rent € 600, Reduced Fee, ZIAI DZ Immobilien 01726823232 Hohenecken new Apt 130sqm 5min to Vog 4rms 1.5baths BIK 2 new luxury Single family houterr no pets €870+utl ideal for ses for rent, 15min to RAB, both couples/singles 0176-20569216 houses with high quality fittings, flr heating (gas), BIK, fireplace Hohenecken new Apt 130sqm connection, double garage, 2 5min to Vog 4rms 1.5baths BIK baths+ guest bathrms, garden, terr no pets €870+utl ideal for terrace, loggia and elect rollacouples/singles 0176-20569216 dens. house 1. 340sqm, property 648sqm, 7rms, €2550, house 2 KL-Hohenecken, 115sqm, 2 280sqm, property 558sqm, 6 bedr., combined liv & dinrm, BIK, rooms, €2300, both w/ 2 months 2 bath, parking, yard, €800+util rent + realtor fee of 1,19% (also w/ 0176-22204423 or 0176-22201641 option to purchase). House 1 Large Apt 140sqm, 3Bedr, li- avail 1st of Oct & house 2 avail 1 vingr, familyr, 2bath, kitchen-laun- Dec. more info at www.immo dryr, 1 house 140sqm, 3 bedr, 2 welt.de/profil/osw_immobilien or bath lg kitche, yard, house call 0172-6837064 85sqm, 1 lg bedr, 2sm livingrm, Air-Base 5min Schwedelbach: nikitchen, garage+carp. The apt 2s. ce freestanding house, 4bedr., house are furnished, sore furni- 1,5bath, livr, bik, storage, balture can be taken out if needed. cony, €900 + util. Roth Immobilien 06303-3966 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Modern sunny apt in Bechhofen (quiet area) 20min to RAB 4rms BIK bath 131sqm + terrace carport guest WC, €850 +utl 06372994837 or 0151-21729102 Nice apartment 164 m² in Obernheim, 8 km to Landstuhl, 12 km to RAB, 3 BR, 2 Baths, Liv/DinRoom w. fireplace, Patio, Garage, Pets allowed, Rent: 1120 Euro + util., Avail:September 1, 2013.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gi billpay.com www.gibillpay.com/ realestate Nice big new building, 160sqm!20min from RAB, furn or not furn, ground flr, 4BR, w/ 1 ½ baths & BIK.2 outdr terraces w/ BBQ., excellent view of German countryside.Kreimbach-Kaulbach.Garden & side walk are maintained by landlord.Pets are welcome.0151-54607136 / 01717471766

Airbase: 20 min Hermersberg: luxury 390 sqm 5 br, sauna, yard, 2 gar E2910,- : Homburg-Bruchhof: beautiful, freest. h, 5 br, gar, yard E1680,-; Obernheim: great freest h., 4 br E 1710,-; Bruecken: great 256 sqm dpl, 5 br, fenced yard, gar E 1690,-; Hermersberg:super 3 br h, 2 gar, E 1280,-; JR Realtyreduced fee - ph: 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@yahoo.com Apartment avail 01.September 2013 in Landstuhl, Saarbrücker Straße: 100sqm, 3 bedrooms, 1 dining room, 1 living room, 1kitchen, 1 1/2 bathr. 650 € + util, 06371-3236 Country- House in quiet area, Sembach 8 km, KL 15 min, 190 sqm, 2 BR, 2 livrm, 2 baths, jacuzzi, wine cellar, 800 sqm nice yard, terrace, 2 garages w/elec door, no pets. 1410 € + utils Call 0178 98 37 620 or http://countryhouse.meinwellnessferienhaus.de

Country Style House, old wood floors/doors, BIK, 135sqm, Fenced Yard, 3Bedrooms, ISDN, Ramstein Excl Apt & area 2BR lg 10Min.RAB, 15Min.ROB, LRMC, 66909 Nanzdietschweiler, liv/din BIK bath balc storage rm at laundry 2prkng sp €530 +util +496383-925541 1000 +49 1752694565 06371-51804

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Duplex built 1998 in Niederstaufenbach, 12km to RAB quiet area, outskirts of town, 130sqm 6rms 2baths storage rm sep WC closeable garage oil central heating sep entrance €950+utl Avail now Call: Weilerbach - Full-furnished ele06381-7378 or 015781987787 gant flat 2 or 3 bed room 1,5 bath, garden, firepl. (2000.EUR) House 100sqm 4rms BruchmühlWiFi-Sat-free Tel all util and more bach Friedhof Str. 7, (ring Friedmove now 1353 0162-4747120, hofstr. 5 - LLs House) BIK bath garage €485 +util 06372-4563 pics/email: off-base.com

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Freestanding house in Herschweiler-Pettersheim (~ 4 miles to highway) near bus stop to Base 162sqm 4 Bedr., 2,5 Bathr., Dinr., Livr., 2 Balconies, inst. kitchen, cellar, laundry 1150 + util. goeck1990@web.de Freestanding low energy house, Rab school, 260sqm., 4 bedrms., b.i.k., 2 baths., b.i.k., yard, 2 garages 1.870,00 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 0173-8317162 or 06372-803641 FSH in Erzenhausen, 12 km to RAB, 180 m2m, 3-4 BR, 3.5 Baths, Liv/Din-Area, BIK, Storage, Yard, Patio, Garage, Floor heating, Fireplace, Pets allowed, Rent: 1400 Euro + utilities, Avail: September 15, 2013.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com www.gibillpay.com/reale state Historic Freestanding luxurious house with an Antique charm avail now in Pfeffelbach. 10min from Ramstein, 299sqm, livrm w/ studio, 7BR, 4baths, shower with daylight. High quality BIK, 2 garages with automatic doors. Big hobbyrm towards enclosed garden, balc, grill area, pets welcomed. Tel: 0176-23909153 House for rent 6 km from Ramstein.6 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 1/ 2 bathromms large living and diningroom, balcony, large terrace, large garden. Pets are welcome. House is in a quiet street. Rent only to civil Americans and NATO members. €1500 0171-9676046 masirei2004@yahoo.de House for Rent in Landstuhl (5 min walking distance to LRMC) 140 sqm liv space; 2 BR, livrm & separate dinrm; 2 gar; BIK; 1.5 baths; fireplace; terrace & garden. Avail 1 Sept. Rent € 990. Contact Fr. Bennewirtz at 0631-96251 House in Hohnecken, 147sqm., 5BR, new bik, 2baths, guest WC, liv/din rm, terrace. Available now. 0179-8123086 House in Queidersbach, 280sqm, bik, liv/dinrm, 5BR, 3baths, storage rm, entry hall, laundry rm, 2 car parks, no pets. €1375 + utl. 0151-14758984, 06375-809997, 06371-2662, 0175-5163170 House in Weselberg, close to LRMC and RAB, 170 sqm, 3BR, 1 bath, 1 guest WC, BlK, lrg. open liv/din rm, lt. terr.+ lrg. garden, carport. Ideal for kids! 1050.-- + utl 0173-3020558 Hütschenhausen: freestanding 4 bedr., studio, 3 bath, built-in-kit., living-dingrm., open-fire-place, balcony, patio, garage 2.300,-- + util www.agra-immobilien 0637157656 Kaiserslautern: duplex, 4 bedr., 3 bath, living-diningm, built-in-kit., yard, garage, 1.320,-- €+ util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371/ 57656 Kaiserslautern-Morlautern, new, luxury, modern home, 4 bed, 2 bath, designer BIK, garage, yard, Av. mid-Sept, 1200 euros+ut. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.im mobilien@icloud.com Kindsbach, 4-5BR house, 2.5bath, open fireplacem flrheat, patio, yards, €1320. Immo T. 016096096498

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HOUSES FOR RENT Kindsbach, 5 BR, garage, garden, €1585, Brücken, €1300,3BR, garage, Mittelbrunn, 5 BR, garage, €1240. Immobilien Hauschild. Tel. 06373-505600 Kindsbach: Comfortable House with garage, 4BR/2,5BA, yard € 1.100,- + util 06371/943311 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de KL-Mohrlautern, 4-5BR, 230sqm, studio, open fireplace, garage, patio, yard, €1730. Immo T. 016096096498 Kottweiler - Schwanden, duplex 142sqm 3BR liv/din rm w/ open firepl 1.5baths BIK laundry rm, storage rm, carport, parking space. Avail now. €880 +utl 017610038829 Landstuhl - Melkerei, 210sqm, 5 bed, 2.5 bath, BIK, large garden+ balcony, garage, € 1380+ut. Tel. 0172/ 6855976 or kka.immobili en@icloud.com Landstuhl - Melkerei: Freest. Bungalow, 2BR/1,5BA, yard, garage € 1.000,- + util 06371/943311 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Landstuhl 5 min to hospital, 150 sqm, 4 BDR, 1,5 baths, rent 1007, Reduced Fee, ZIAI DZ Immobilien 01726823232 Mackenbach: 3 bedr., 1 1/2 bath, living-diningm, built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.150,-- €+ util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371/ 57656 Miesenbach, 310 sqm, 7 BR, 2,75 baths, built-in-kit., liv-.& din.room, large fen.yard, patio, 3 garages, storage rooms, available sept., 2450 +util.016094864656/ bjoern.lamber@gmx.de Miesenbach: brand new large modern home, 235sqm, 5 bed, 4 bath, floor heating, studio loft, storage, carport, Av. now, €1830+ut. Tel. 0172/ 6855976 or kka.immobi lien@icloud.com Modern FSH in Steinalben, 18 km to K'Lautern, 24 km to RAB, 220 m²,4 BR, 3 Baths, BIK, Liv/ Din-Area, Storage, Studio, Garage, Yard, Fireplace, Pets neg., Rent:1800 Euro + util., Avail: now.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com www.gibill pay.com/realestate Modern, house w. gas-floor- heating, 12 km to Miesau, 250 m²,6 BR, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv./Din. room, storage, sauna w. relaxing area, garage, pets negotiable, available August 1,2013. Rent:1890,00 EUR, reduced fee, for more info call:G.I.Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 01601065196 or 06371-465407, Email:ramstein@gibillpay.com, view more listings at:www.gibill pay.com/realestate Nanzdietschweiler: freestanding, 4 bedr., 3 bath, living-dingrm., open fire-place, built-in-kit., double garage, yard, 1.530,-- € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Niedermohr: Big, freest. House, 6-8BR/3BA, balcony, yard, 3 garages € 1.940.- + util; 0162-1800500

Kaiserslautern American Near Bruchmühlbach: Freest house, 260sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, open-fireplace, yard, 2 balconies, 2 garages € 2.000,- + util 06371/ 943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de New: freestanding house, Eulenbis, 176sqm, 3bedr, livr. studio, 1.5bath, bik, yard, garage, floorheating, €1270 + util. Roth Immobilien 06374-994776 or 01701950606 Nice Duplex-Half 20 km to RAB, 275 m², 5 BR, 3.5 Baths, Liv/DinArea, BIK, Basement, Garage, Yard, Available now, Rent: 2075 Euro incl. garage, Pets negotiable.Reduced Fee!For more info contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail:ramstein@ gibillpay.com, www.gibillpay.com/ realestate No Fee Otterberg, freestanding house, 180 sqm., 4 bedrms., dining-living rm., b.i.k, 3 pantries, attic, 3 baths., garage, yard 1.400 €uro + util Noo Fee House Immobilien4you Anne S. Neumann Tel: 06372-803641 or 01738317162 Otterbach, 142qm, 4bedrms, dining-living-rm, kitchen, 3 baths, garden, garage, 10min. to Ramstein 1065 0151-53170040 Rab school 120sqm., dining-living rm., 2 beds., baths., b.i.k, balcony 800,00 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Ramstein 15 min lux FSH, 6BDR 4 baths, partyroom rent 2150 €, Reduced Fee, ZIAI DZ Immobilien, 01726823232 Reichenbach - Steegen: Lovely FSH, 3 bedr., 1,5 bath, half-timbered with nice style, 1.020,-- + util., I.B.u.Immobilienservice Thomas Sourieaux 06374 995 694 Tho mas.sx@t-online.de Rodenbach New House 220sqm 4/5BR 3baths garage balc terr garden, €1350 + €40 gar + util 06374-995096 / 0176-21899983 Schwedelbach, 180sqm., 4 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., yard, 2 carports 1.280 €uro + util Anne s. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162

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Siegelbach, 235sqm, 5 bed/3 bath, fireplace, floor heating, storage, yard, carport, 1650 euro+ut, av. mid-Sept, Ph. 0172-6855976 or kka.immobilien@icloud.com Single family house, 220sqm, with built in Garage, €1600+util+1 month rent. Am Hinterfeld 667705 Stelzenberg Tel. 06306-993553 or 0171-6997380 Steinbach, House for rent, 5BR, liv/dinrm, bik, 4baths, balcony, 2garages, 268sqm. €2000- No pets. Tel 015774435661 Steinbach, House for rent, 3BR, liv/dinrm, bath, 147sqm. €1000. Tel 015774435661 Steinwenden, 1FSH, big garden, garage, 160sqm, 5 min to RAB. €1250+util. 015221615388 Sunny, quiet, FSH, newly renovated, 25 min to RAB, 143 sq.m. living space, big bathroom, guest wc, BIK, 4 rooms, garden(852sq.m.)with padio and arbor, dbl carport, pets welcome 1040 0157-74651827 Franzis ka.Schneider@gmx.net Unique and beautiful FSH 25 km to RAB, 186 m², 3 BR, 2 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Area, Studio, Storage, Double-Carport, Yard, Energy efficient heat pump, Fireplace, Avail: August 2013, Rent: 1350 Euro + util including carport.Reduced Fee! For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gi billpay.com, www.gibillpay.com



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Freestanding house, Price 99 000 €uro garage, b.i.k, dining-liTLA/TDY vingrm., 2 baths., 3 bedrms., attic, basement, yard, ready to moWeilerbach - Erzenhausen, mo- ve in Tel: 0173-8317162 or 06372- ! ! ! ! 1 & 2 BDR Luxury Temp Anne s. Neumann Apts TLA/TDY in Ramstein. 100% dern FSH, 270sqm, 4 bed, 2.5 803641 equipped including TV, DVD, free bath, studio loft, big garage, 2025 Immobilien4you Internet, washer/dryer, free calls euro, Call Melinda: 0172-6855976 to USA. reservation / questions or kka.immobilien@icloud.com FSH in Würzweiler, between Ro- call: 0151-46501528 / mail:info@ ckenhausen & Kirchheimbolan- ramstein-tla.com / www.ramsteinWonderful freestanding house, den, quiet area, 5BR, liv/dinrm, 2 tla.com / www.facebook.de/ram330sqm, 7 bedrms., 3 baths., bathrms, 2 guest WCs, 2 biks, ga- steintla b.i.k., basement, balcony, terrace, rage, approx 1400sqm garden, yard, 2 garages, 2.500 €uro + util incl separate building suitable for ! 1 Luxury 3 bedrm Apt., fully Anne s. Neumann Immobilien4you expansion w/ 3 garages. equipped, 165sqm, digital AFN WTel: 06372-803641 or 0173€130.000,00 obo. Call 06302-7556 LAN, acc. housing allowance. No 8317162 pets. T. 06301-719500








Wonderful freestanding house, Rab school, 300sqm. 5 bedrms., b.i.k., 3 baths., garages fenced yard, Pets are allow 2.200 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

HOUSES/APTS FOR SALE Bann, nice 160 sqm duplex, 5 bm, seperate aprtmt, build 1999, yard, E 224000, Immo. T. 016096096498 Beautiful Country Landhouse, 280sqm, 4-6Br, 3Bth, 2-Ktchn, Liv/Din, Dbl Grg, Patio, Balcony, FlrHt, Firepl, AC, Screens, 790sqm Prpty, parking, Lots of Extras, Prvt US Ownr No Rltr Fee, 15 min LRMC, 20 min Rams. €375000 0172-6623527 Evenings after 1800


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Brand new freestanding house, 5 Min to KL-Vogelway or City, 280sqm., living-space, 500sqm., property, 5 bedrms., b.i.k., 3 baths., laundry room, floor-heating, 2 garages Price 450 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Bruchmühlbach - Miesau, brand new low energy freestanding house, 350 sqm., living-space, 628 sqm., proberty, 4 bedrms., with sepr. baths., + dress rm., b.i.k., galerie, attic, office, floor-heating, garage, fenced yard Price 470 000 €uro NO comission, Anne s. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162


Gorgeous House 209m² Liv Space, 1065m² lot, 5 bedrms, liv/ diningroom, built-in kitchen, pantry, fam rm, 2 bath, sauna, entrance video security system, laundry rm, cov balcony, cov patio, outside BBQ, playground, garden house, workshop, own water well, totally fenced, gas heating. Avail. immediately 309000 Euro. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 063715940059

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***2, 3 + 4 TLA/TDY Luxury Apts in Landstuhl, Ramstein & K-Town. All Remodeled, Furnished, 100% equipped, Cable TV, Kitchen, Washer, Dryer, Parking etc. Call 0170-4137555 or 0172-7471366

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Pumps, black, hardly worn, great condition, size 9M! â‚Ź10 coemser@ Documents for Sale! USA and CSA documents, coins of Germagmail.com ny and China, private collection, Roller Derby-Roller Girls of the for sale piece by piece. Call betApocalypse K-Town are looking ween 4-7pm 0152-25194313 (Dafor Fresh Meat-Skaters/Refs/ vid Frank) NSO's. We will teach you everything! Starts 8 Sept at 14:00 recrui Vintage 49'ers Starter Jacket in ting@rgaderby.org excellent condition. No signs of Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy wear. Size L divefreakgary@goo shoes, brown leather, great to we- glemail.com ar at work or for going out at Werther International, winter night. Only slight signs of usage. jacket for men, brown leather and Size 9M â‚Ź10 coemser@gmail.com 100% lambskin. Perfect conditiSandals "Life", black, always on, size 58 (german size)! â‚Ź50 loved to wear them. Great with coemser@gmail.com classy, fancy, trendy dresses or pants. Size 8.5M â‚Ź10 coemser@ Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits pergmail.com fectly in a small, narrow space. Selling two Fender Stratocaster $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad electric guitars. Never left the houvantipro.de se, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers X Box 360, 4GB, New, 220W and details at 01723564442 â‚Ź250; DVD Philips multi system Siemens 800 watt food proces- â‚Ź50; TV, Samsung, 73cm, 220W, sor and blender, Europe spec, â‚Ź100; Landstuhl, Transformer 3300W, â‚Ź50. Tel: 0160-92715183 50$ Mattjshannon@gmail.com

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Couch, modern, like new and very comfortable, 2 extra seat eleFURNITURE ments, total width: 13 ft., removable backrest for sofa bed. Ph: 3 handmade wooden shelves. 06302-819060 $590 info@winn Contact Eric and Mia $80 06375- nap.de 994-2934 German Sideboard and High5 bar stools, off white, excellent board for Sale. Oak-rustic color, condition, price was:$ 225, $65 in solid wood. Great condition! New fo@winnnap.de €1200 each, now selling for €200 5 piece sofa sectional; 3 pieces each! Call: 0176-907-96039 are recliners $1500 peanutd58@ Glass table with four chairs. Price gmail.com is negotiable €200 017631704524 80 euro clothes shelf/80 euro 4 drawer dresser. Price is negotia- Nice balcony table with 3 chairs. ble €160 017631704524 Price is negotiable €80 Bed with night stand. Price is ne- 017631704524 gotiable €340 017631704524 Nice tv stand for only 40 euro. PriBlack leather computer chair for ce is negotiable €40 office, comfortable, swivel chair, 017631704524 can be changed up and down, 5 month old €120; Computer desk, Oak rocking chair. Contact Eric new clean €60, Bed couch, 3 and Mia $80 06375-994-2934 seats, dark blue, €200; Leather couch from Belgium, beige color, Real leather couch, red, very 3 seats, €300; Book case, beige comfortable, L shape, original pricolor, glass doors, one site open, ce was €3000. Asking $1000 obo. woods lie on glass doors, €200; Seats 6 - 7 people. Appr. 3 years Washing machine. Call for ap- old. 270x270cm, 0631/5208312 pointment, Landstuhl, Tel: 0160- or alexander.fett@fm-kl.de 92715183 Solid wood minor scratches, Blue rug with Janosch design for does not include chairs. $100.00 little boys room. Paid €50 from marie.peterson0305@gmail.com Mobil Martin. Asking $20. or 015164604412 017622987498

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Wonderful gorgeous 4 poster bed set with dressers worth 5000 euro only 3000 euro. 5 Pieces, bed, dresser, tall dresser, and two night stands. 3000 call 0176 8440 7716 or email treuter12@ gmail.com

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Assistant wanted! Federal procurement and contracts' experience Computer desk and chair. Price Table for two, bar height table preferred. German language requiis negotiable €150 017631704524 and stools. $100 Garrett @ red. At Schriesheim near HeidelDesigner glass coffee table from 015146411963 or garrett.d.field@ berg. 06203-601799 jdardano@fu duric.de Interia, $130, Very study Solid gmail.com wood frame. Call: 06374-944828 Wooden entertainment center / The coffee that pays. Change For Sale Kuckucks-Clock with bookshelf. Contact Eric and Mia your coffee. Make money! 0172/ music. €200 regine-jung@web.de $150 06375-994-2934 7126319 or 0157/80357945

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Tel.: 0631/4142-0 saturn.de