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December 11, 2015

Volume 39, number 49

USAFE offers knowledge to Polish flying doctors Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Armando Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the Polish air force aeromedical evacuation team visited Ramstein’s AE units during a fourday familiarization tour Dec. 1 to 4. U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa hosted the Polish team hoping to build a stronger bond between the two nations. Another objective of the tour was to offer the Polish team lessons and knowledge learned from years of experience moving patients all over the world. “Interoperability with our allies along all lines of effort is crucial to supporting USAFE’s strategic objectives, and health service support is a requirement common to all operations,” said Lt. Col. Doron Bresler, USAFE international See USAFE, Page 3

Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron provide care to a simulated patient as Polish aeromedical evacuation specialists watch Dec. 3 on Ramstein. Three Polish doctors and one paramedic visited Ramstein’s aeromedical facilities to improve their processes.

Warbirds give back during service day Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Armando Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 450th Intelligence Squadron spread themselves across the KMC to give back to the community Dec. 4. The Airmen of the 450th IS, also known as the Warbirds, are on duty at all hours of the day, and squadron leadership wanted to give their Airmen a break by allowing them the oppor-

tunity to give back to the community that supports them during their first “Warbirds’ Service Day.” “With a mission that is 24/7, it’s hard to call time out and say, ‘Look at the community around you. You are not here to just come to your computer,’” said Capt. Shaun Lee, 450th IS flight commander. “It’s more than just us and our computers. We have a lot of people with enthusiasm and a lot of needs in See WARBIRDS, Page 2

Airmen from the 450th Intelligence Squadron volunteer during the annual Special Olympics Dec. 4 on Vogelweh. More than 50 Airmen from the 450th IS volunteered around the KMC during “Warbirds’ Service Day.”



Fireplace safety: Only use seasoned wood, never burn trash and keep sparks and embers inside by using a fire screen of heat-tempered glass or sturdy metal.


Tip of the Week When you wish upon a cargo plane, Page 7

7th MSC holds Army Combatives Tournament, Page 10

Christmas market in forest offers products, trees, Page 19

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Stories that build relationships


by Lt. Col. James D. Reaves 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander As another year approaches its end, it is time to reflect on the accomplishments and opportunities we had this past year. I couldn’t help but reflect upon all the amazing “stories from the road” that were shared with me over these past few months. When I took command of the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in June, I was excited about the challenges of command — yet unaware of the true scope of our squadron’s mission. In these past few months, my appreciation for this unit has quickly grown into real admiration. After a brief whirlwind of introductions and a tour of the squadron, I was able to get out and about to ask our Airmen to tell me their best story since coming to the unit. When the

first story relayed to me began with the statement “so there I was ... ,” I was a bit hesitant about what was coming next. What followed, however, was a story about the Airman overcoming challenges that not only required his technical expertise but also coordination with the Polish air force to use equipment for repairs. Needless to say, I was impressed with this Airman’s story, which made me curious about what other amazing stories there were to be shared. It did not take me long to find out, but I was humbled by the number of similar stories shared by our Airmen. I was also a bit overwhelmed by all the places they had been enhancing our joint partnership capacity. Stories were shared about air frames as different as the C-130J Super Hercules and C-40C and about locations spanning all across Europe. I was shocked that the stories shared with me were equally

expansive and included stops in places such as Mali, Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Uganda, Gabon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Algeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, Kenya and more. In hearing these stories, I noticed a common theme in the amount of pride that each Airman had in the work they did to keep our aircraft, and our mission, in the air. Some reminisced about having to land on austere runways with limited lighting and facilities, others about their interactions with senior leaders and foreign dignitaries, and others about the times they trained members of an allied military service on aircraft maintenance. After hearing these stories, it would be impossible not to come away with a real admiration and, yes, even a little bit of envy for what these Airmen experienced and accomplished in order to keep our aircraft flying.

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the community. Today, we are matching those two.” The 450th IS Airmen usually spend their day behind reinforced doors interpreting, analyzing and transmitting mission-essential data. However, during their Warbirds’ Service Day, they volunteered with the annual Special Olympics, augmented the Ramstein Northside Post Office, showed career paths to Junior ROTC members, and cleaned and served meals at the Landstuhl Fisher House. “The fact that this group came out today not only helps relieve the staff’s stress but also helps the residents,” said Tara

Members of the 450th Intelligence Squadron cook meals for the Landstuhl Fisher House Dec. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Volunteers scattered throughout the KMC to give their time to the annual Special Olympics, Landstuhl Fisher House, Junior ROTC and military post offices.

Redmond, Landstuhl Fisher House assistant manager. “I am able to now put people in the

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Reflecting upon these stories is more important now than it has ever been before. These stories represent our Air Force’s effort to build a shared community and purpose in Europe, Africa and further abroad through shared experiences and a common understanding. In the process of building these stories, we also build relationships that strengthen not only a common purpose but, more importantly, friendships. Our mission may be to “Fly, Fight and Win,” but nothing says we have to do it alone. The similar goals of these allies will be much easier to accomplish with partners who are both willing and able to take on that mission by our side. So as we reflect on the stories we’ve built this year, let’s also start thinking about our resolutions for next year and the new stories we will build in the future. teered more than 250 hours to the different organizations. According to many of the Airmen, it was time well spent. “It’s great that we got to get out of the office and interact with people, not just our computers,” said Senior Airman Bridgette Hemmerich, 450th IS multi-source analyst. “A lot of us are really excited to get out and have some interaction with the community and give back above and beyond what we do every day.” Event organizers hoped the Warbirds’ Service Day gave their Airmen a break and maybe inspired others to continue helping their local community.

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Command Post Airmen exhibit vigilance, expertise by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs When Airmen think of command post, what may come to mind for many of them is the giant voice that can sometimes be heard over a loudspeaker at a base. For the 86th Airlift Wing Command Post at Ramstein, the job consists of much more. “We’re the nerve center of the base,” said Staff Sgt. Erica Johnson, 86th AW/CP senior emergency actions controller. “We help move the mission behind the scenes in ways that you wouldn’t realize or think about, and you shouldn’t have to because we’re there. You can sleep well at night; we’re here for you, the wing and everybody else.” The 86th AW/CP is the largest in U.S. Air Forces in Europe, supporting six bases, five wings, 12 groups, 57 squadrons and 39 geographically separated units. “We’re there 24/7, 365 (days),” Johnson said. “We are thinking about every individual of the 57,000 in our purview. We take that very seriously, working 12-hour shifts, day and night. It’s a crazy schedule, but we’re there because it means something. We are the eyes and ears for this base, for the entire Kaiserslautern Military Community.” To name a few, command post is in charge of the Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and USAFE USAFE, from Page 1

health specialist team medical readiness division specialist. “Showcasing our capabilities for our allies promotes professional cooperation efforts and effective collaboration in both training and operational environments.” The Polish team saw Airmen conduct evaluations, set up a C-17 Globemaster III to transport patients and offload patients. They also toured aeromedical facilities and discussed best practices used by the active-duty, guard

action messages, emergency and crisis notifications, coordination and disaster response, mission management, monitoring and coordination for local and transient aircraft, and monitoring the locations of key personnel and distinguished visitors. Having overseen thousands of missions, sorties and flying hours, the command post works around the clock every day to keep Ramstein safe. The day-to-day operations for command post can vary from one to the next, making it necessary for all personnel to stay sharp. “It’s not always a cookie-cutter situation,” Johnson said. “That’s where you have controller judgment and expertise. There are a lot of eyes and ears out there, and we need to be the focal point and glue that holds this base together. Whatever the situation might be, we need to be able to respond and be the critical link in the chain.” Command post has protocols in place for a multitude of scenarios, and the Airmen working there must meet monthly certification requirements to ensure that, should a situation arise, they are ready to go. “We can run several quick reaction checklists at any given time for anything from an active shooter event to a mission change, cancellation, death or whatever scenario you can think of,” Johnson said. “Our job is to react to those, follow our checklist

and reserve Airmen. “It’s such a great opportunity to be here and see how things work,” said Polish air force 2nd Lt. Krzysztof Romek, Polish aeromedical evacuation doctor. “It’s good to ... share experiences and ideas. We hope that we can put some of (the U.S. Air Force’s) ideas and procedures to use within our aeromedical evacuation team, and make it work more efficiently.” The Polish team also visited the 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, U.S. Transportation Command’s Theater Patient Movement

Requirements Center-East, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight. At the 10th EAEF, Staff Sgt. Jesse Visser, duty controller, gave them insight into a deployed aeromedical mission. “It feels awesome to be able to have this opportunity,” Visser said. “This team has been very inquisitive and enthusiastic. We’re building camaraderie between friendly nations on a personal level when we’re able to take them into our ‘homes’ and show

items, be the voice of the commander, think outside of the box and think on our toes. You have to be on at all times.” The nature of some of the jobs that fall under command post can possibly take a toll on the Airmen who work there. “I feel mostly for the Airmen that are coming in because it’s a huge shock,” Johnson said. “For the more seasoned and senior NCOs, it just rolls off. You have to be able to shut it off, but then at the same time be able to pull it back and reengage with how these Airmen are feeling.” Despite the pressure, some Airmen are thankful to be working in this career field. “I’m so happy I became command post,” said Hotchkiss, who has been working in it for 18 years. “I wouldn’t want to do anything else. It’s terrifying and sad at times, but it’s also really exciting. My favorite part is the aeromedical humanitarian side, bringing back wounded warriors or those who were unfortunately killed downrange. Getting them back to their families and getting those wounded back to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, to me that’s most important.” The 86th AW/CP makes it their priority to remain vigilant and resilient in order to protect Ramstein Airmen, their families and the KMC.

them a job that means a whole lot to us. “The Polish (aeromedical evacuation) team shares our passion, and it is incredible that we have the opportunity to ask each other questions and show each other how we finish our mission,” Visser continued. “We share this mission and our passion for airlifting patients, but after this experience, we also share friendship

in doing this mission that will be remembered by future U.S. and Polish (aeromedical evacuation) teams.” While the visit may have been short, the participants and organizers hoped this was just one step in strengthening friendships and each force’s aeromedical evacuation missions in order to save lives in and around Europe and Africa. See more photos on Page 6.

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN SAARBRÜCKEN Charming Saarbrücken Christkindl Market C November 23 to December 23 with “Flying Santa” daily

Long Shoppiing Nigh ht, Sat., Dec. 12 (til midnight) www.christkindlmarkt-sb.de Polish air force 2nd Lt. Marzena Dudaryk, aeromedical evacuation paramedic, listens to a 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight critical care air transport team member Dec. 2 on Ramstein. Members of the 10th EAEF briefed Polish aeromedical evacuation team members on the practices the U.S. Air Force uses to take care of wounded warriors.

Enjoy the season & beautiful Saarbrücken!

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6:55 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Reichenbach-Steegen. 10:20 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kollweiler.

DEC. 5

NOV. 30

DEC. 2

5:45 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Speyer. 6 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Munich.

DEC. 1 6:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Huetschenhausen.

12:32 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes was reported on Ramstein. 5:01 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl.

DEC. 3

1:55 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes was reported in Germersheim. 3 p.m.: An assault was reported in Elschbach.


• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the following is a forecast of clinic closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve); Dec. 25 (Christmas); and Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, they welcome customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG practice manager at 479-2687 or janelle.quinn@us.af.mil. • The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office will be closed Dec. 21 to 31. The office will reopen for business Jan. 4. • The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Office will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 as well as Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. • Due to the Christmas holiday, the U.S. Army Custom’s Offices on Ramstein and Kleber Kaserne will close at noon Dec. 24 and will be closed all of Dec. 25.


The parking lot between Bldg. 2015 and Bldg. 2214 on Ramstein will be closed through Dec. 18 for demolition, lay down and mobilization. Motorists are asked to follow detours.

Take Note

LVIS Gate hours

The Ramstein LVIS Gate opening hours will change during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The gate will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 21 to 23 and Dec. 28 to 30. It will be closed Dec. 24 to 27 and Dec. 31 to Jan 3. As of Jan. 4, the LVIS Gate will change back its normal hours of 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

Azur swimming pool hours

The Azur swimming pool in RamsteinMiesenbach has revised opening hours in late December and early January. The pool will open at 9 a.m. Dec. 23, 26, and 28 and Jan. 4 through 9.

ROP, RIP Line hours

The Ramstein Out-Processing Line will be cancelled the weeks of Christmas and New Year's and will resume Jan. 4. Additionally,

1:15 a.m.: A domestic assault was reported Kaiserslautern. 3 a.m.: An aggravated assault was reported Landstuhl. 4:30 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported Kaiserslautern. 6 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported Woersbach.

in in in

DEC. 6

3:35 p.m.: A domestic assault was reported in Stelzenberg. 9 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident caused by drunken driving was reported in Eulenbis.

Ramstein In-Processing Line will take place as normal Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30, but will not take place on Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.

“Home for the Holidays” program

KMC Lodging is offering authorized guests the chance to make Space Available reservations in advance for the upcoming holiday season. The goal of the “Home for the Holidays” program is to unite military families for a cheerful holiday season. Through Jan. 4, authorized guests have the opportunity to book reservations for up to 10 nights on a first-come, first-served basis, when space is available. For more information or to request a reservation, contact Ramstein’s Central Reservations Office by phone at 480-4920 or 06371-45-4920 or via email at lodging@us.af.mil. You can also request reservations through the 86th Force Support Squadron website, www.86fss.com, by hovering your mouse pointer over “Force Support” and then selecting “Book Your Reservations Here.”

Refuse information

Kaiserslautern City will distribute an informational flyer and a schedule for regular refuse collection to all households Monday to Thursday. The flyer has useful information on bulk refuse, special treatment refuse, collection points and relevant services. Most services are free of charge, meaning they have already been paid for with the utility bill. Remember, off-base residents are not authorized to bring their refuse on base. For details, call 0631-365-3850 or visit the German American Community Office website at http://www3.kaiserslautern.de/gaco//.

City employees read meters


Employees of Stadtwerke Kaiserslautern and Stadtwerke Ramstein-Miesenbach, the city works in charge of electricity, gas and water, are currently visiting customers to read their meters. Every meter reader has a company badge customers can ask to see. If meter readers won't be able to reach customers at home, they will leave a message. Customers are asked to read the meters themselves and give the numbers, as soon as possible, back

to Stadtwerke. Customers of Stadtwerke Ramstein-Miesenbach can email their meter readings to SK@Stadtwerke-Ramstein.de or visit www.stadtwerke-ramstein.de. Customers of Stadtwerke Kaiserslautern should email their meter readings to ablesung@swk-kl.de, visit www.swk24.de or call 0631-8001-1999. If customers don't notify their city works, their consumption will be estimated. Officials ask customers to remove all objects in front of the meters to make the reading as easy as possible.

AF hiring for non-rated positions

Are you interested in commissioning as an active-duty Air Force officer? The Air Force is currently hiring for non-rated positions. Basic qualifications include: civilian applicants only, U.S. citizen, 18 to 34 years old, high moral standards, physically fit, bachelor's degree with 3.0 grade point average and qualifying AFOQT scores. Application submissions are due no later than Jan. 15. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Leslie Sybert at the Ramstein Recruiting Office by phone at 480-3430 or 06371-47-3430 or by email at Leslie.sybert@us.af.mil.

Don't be a peephole driver.

On the one and only snowy day we have had this year, we had an on-base mishap in which one vehicle struck another while turning at an intersection. During the Security Forces’ investigation, the driver of the offending vehicle stated he “did not see the other car due to the snow on his window.” Clear all of your windows, lights and the rest of your vehicle of snow and ice before driving.


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US, Polish forces build relationships through shared mission

Photos by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales

Polish air force 2nd Lt. Andrzej Nartonowicz, aeromedical evacuation doctor, listens to two 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen as they prepare for a mock mission Dec. 3 on Ramstein. The 86th AES and other aeromedical evacuation specialists on Ramstein showcased procedures and tactics used to save lives for the developing Polish aeromedical evacuation mission.

Polish air force 2nd Lts. Krzysztof Romek (left) and Andrzej Nartonowicz (center), aeromedical evacuation doctors, listen to Staff Sgt. Jesse Visser, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight duty controller, explain the 10th EAEF mission Dec. 2 on Ramstein. Romek and Nartonowicz are members of the only Polish aeromedical evacuation team and familiarized themselves with practices used by U.S. Airmen.

Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Polish aeromedical evacuation specialists discuss the proper treatment of a mock patient Dec. 3 on Ramstein. Members of the 86th AES showcased their skills for the Polish medical officials in order for them to adapt desired skills.

Polish air force 2nd Lt. Andrzej Nartonowicz, aeromedical evacuation doctor (center), listens as members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Ramstein’s Critical Care Air Transport Team speak with Polish aeromedical evacuation doctors Dec. 3 on Ramstein. Ramstein’s aeromedical evacuation teams shared knowledge and skills with the Polish aeromedical evacuation team touring Ramstein.

Capt. Tina Coughlin, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight critical care air transport team member, showcases equipment and procedures used by the 10th EAEF Dec. 2 on Ramstein. During a visit to the 10th EAEF, Polish aeromedical evacuation specialists saw the 10th EAEF and 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron in action as they took care of wounded warriors.

Maj. Joel Villavert, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse examiner, reviews an evaluation form with Polish aeromedical evacuation doctors during a familiarization visit Dec. 1 on Ramstein. Airmen from the 86th AES, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight, 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, and U.S. Transportation Command’s Theater Patient Movement Requirements Center-East provided an overview of the aeromedical evacuation process.

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When you wish upon a cargo plane by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen hurriedly slipped on their gloves to shield any exposed skin from the white, chilled needles falling from the colorless, late-November sky. “Wind just hit three knots; it’s looking good,” one said to the other with an optimistic smile. “It should be here soon.” Like a well-rehearsed play, a faint growl arose from above the low-hanging clouds. “There it is!” A military cargo plane emerged, and as it passed, parachutes gracefully descended, possibly containing food, water, or clothing — hope to those below. While this time it was only training bundles that landed for the Airmen, the drop zone at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Germany, is

where the 37th Airlift Squadron goes to practice and evaluate airdrop capabilities to ensure the success of real-world missions. “During the winter, we have to fly higher to avoid any obstruction in the air, which requires a larger drop zone,” said Capt. Eric Liard, 37th AS pilot. “Grafenwoehr is perfect because it has one of the largest drop zones in Germany, which gives pilots and loadmasters flexibility to work on our skills yearround.” Conducting airdrops is a way to drop cargo or paratroopers out the back of an aircraft and parachute into an area. This eliminates the need for a runway since the aircraft does not need to land, which is ideal when a delivery needs to be made in a hostile area. However, providing this capability requires the 37th AS Airmen to be up to date with their certifica-

tions, which can be challenging due to Germany’s flight restrictions. “We are required to fly higher during our low-level operations in Germany compared to the U.S. and other parts of Europe,” said Capt. Bryce Johnson, 37th AS pilot. “We are also unable to train during quiet hours, which are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. weekends and during holidays. Even though our time in air is limited, we have another way to stay current with our training.” Ramstein is home to the only U.S. C-130J Super Hercules simulator in Europe, allowing the Airmen to practice their skills and techniques in a virtual environment. “Having this asset is phenomenal for the C-130 community here,” Johnson said. “It allows us to do additional training we can’t always accomplish in the local area.” Taking advantage of these

Photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller

Loadmasters from the 37th Airlift Squadron load water onto an 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules Nov. 25 on Ramstein. The water was used to simulate supplies being airdropped during a training mission over Grafenwoehr, Germany.

resources allows the 37th AS team an ample opportunity to grow in their skills as well as help develop neighboring militaries. “Training like we do gives us the credibility to work with our European allies and build our partner’s capacity,” Liard said. “By train-

ing together, we solidify our skills to deliver hope in real time, all the time.” Through sun, rain, snow or sleet, the 37th AS Airmen strive to better themselves and work with their allies to deliver not only supplies but also hope to those in need around the world.

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Angels in trees help service members, families Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs First sergeants, friends and onlookers gathered as the Angel Tree 2015 kickoff ceremony began Dec. 7 in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center’s food court on Ramstein. Hosted by the Kaiserslautern Military Community First Sergeant Council, Angel Tree is an annual outreach program whose goal is to provide assistance to Airmen and their families throughout the KMC, especially during the holiday season, and continued support through the entire year. “The holiday season can be financially difficult for service members and their families,” said Master Sgt. Allen Lewis, 450th Intelligence

Squadron first sergeant and Angel Tree 2015 chair. “Angel Tree is a way that we can help alleviate some of the stress that comes along with this time of year.” The program can help Airmen who need assistance with unforeseen financial difficulties, securing travel due to medical or emergency crisis, or purchasing gifts for children during the holiday season. “All of the money collected is used toward holiday food drives, toy drives and other initiatives through Operation Warmheart,” said Master Sgt. Kimberly Dixon, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron first sergeant and Angel Tree 2015 cochair. “This year, Operation Warmheart is on pace to give back $30,000 to the KMC.” While first sergeants are primarily responsible for

Caylee Lewis poses with her father, Master Sgt. Allen Lewis, 450th Intelligence Squadron first sergeant and Angel Tree 2015 chair, and other members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community First Sergeant Council during the Angel Tree 2015 kickoff Dec. 7 on Ramstein. Angel Tree is an outreach program designed to provide assistance to Airmen and their families throughout the KMC.

referring families that may need help, they also rely on individuals who may be closer to the person in need of assistance. “Our job allows us to take the time to get to know our Airmen, so we often know when they have run into a difficult time,” Lewis said.

“But, we can’t catch everything. That’s why we rely on direct supervisors and others in leadership roles to help identify an Airman in need.” At 17 locations throughout the KMC, you can find trees adorned with donation envelopes. Anyone willing to give can take an envelope,

place their donation inside and then insert the sealed envelope into a designated collection box near any one of the trees. “The envelopes have suggested donations, but we accept whatever someone is generous enough to give,” Dixon said. “Any help we can get to make someone’s holidays a little easier is greatly appreciated. A little more joy is always welcomed.” The trees can be found in the KMCC, Ramstein and Vogelweh shoppettes and commissaries, KMC chapels, the Ramstein enlisted and officer clubs, Ramstein’s Southside Subway, the passenger terminal, Vogelweh Post Office, Ramstein Northside Post Office and the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center food court. Donations will be accepted through Jan. 5.

Air Force creates path for family’s legacy by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Every person who raises their right hand to serve their country does so for a number of personal reasons. For one family, the Air Force was not only the answer to their needs, but also the beginning of their military family story. Steve Nutt and his wife, Brittany, decided they were ready for a change. “I was working multiple jobs, only getting a couple hours of sleep a night,” Steve said. “My wife was teaching, working in a pharmacy and trying to get into physician assistant school. One tax season, we got a tax bill for about $1,200, and we didn’t have anything. We ended up paying it, but we were eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for a few months straight.” For the Nutt family, working hard with little payoff was not the way to live. With advice from her uncle, who was a senior master sergeant at the time, the then young 23-year-old Brittany knew the Air Force was the new obstacle for which she had been searching. “I wanted a change and a new challenge in my life,” Brittany said. “The Air Force offered benefits, a new career field and so many educational aids.” The couple both enlisted in the Air

Force, with Steve graduating from basic military training the week Brittany began her BMT in San Antonio, Texas. “My (technical) school was (also) in San Antonio, so I would meet her at church on Sundays,” Steve said. “I would check up on her and tell her what she was going to be doing during training each week.” Steve went on to become a services specialist, while Brittany became a flight medicine technician. After two years into her first fouryear enlistment, Brittany came across the opportunity to earn her commission to become a nurse practitioner and enhance her growth in the medical field. With a chance to further her career, many things had to be taken into consideration to ensure their home life was stable. Brittany said they mutually decided the best decision for their family was for Steve to get out, while she went into the Airman Education and Commissioning Program for nursing. Steve benefitted from his experience in services by working many miscellaneous jobs, such as mortuary affairs and accounting. He eventually retired as a deputy sheriff out of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office in Fairfield, California. “I loved being in the Air Force and tried to excel in every aspect,” Steve said. “The Air Force and being in the services career field allowed more

flexibility for me in the workforce (in the civilian sector). Moving around, there have always been services jobs available, but the best job I ever had was being a deputy sheriff. I was able to get that job because I had military experience.” Because of the support of the Air Force, Steve and Brittany agreed it enabled them to progress in their careers, in and out of the military. “I knew I wanted to do something with nursing, so I kept pursuing my dreams,” she said. “My husband mentioned the physician assistant program. It allowed me to become a nurse practitioner, which is what I wanted to do.” Today, Brittany is now Maj. Brittany Nutt. With 19 years of service, she has earned a second bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and, in just 22 months alone, a doctorate. She is currently serving as a women’s health nurse practitioner with the 86th Medical Squadron. The Nutts’ decisions not only shaped their lives but, unknowingly, also their children’s lives and choices. With the military influence from her parents, their eldest, Kiersten, decided to follow in their footsteps and join the Air Force as well. “Being a recent high school graduate, my parents and I had done a lot of talking about my future,” Kiersten said. “Enlisting in the military is a

good way to dip my toes into the pool of adulthood. Aside from that, it’s a very stable career path and no matter what field I go into, I know I’ll be well-trained.” Kiersten said a benefit to growing up in a military family was learning adaptability to new environments due to moving every two to three years. In 12 years of schooling, Kiersten enrolled in nine different schools and learned to develop friendships wherever she went. Kiersten decided to follow the path her parents had set because of the vast educational opportunities the Air Force affords. Airmen are not always guaranteed their first career choice upon their enlistment. Kiersten faced a similar circumstance that did not align with her initial choice, though she said she keeps a positive attitude for her future career. “I wanted to go more into the direction of the (American Forces Network), but I signed a contract for (radio frequency) transmissions,” Kiersten said. “I’m the type of person who sees the glass as 100 percent full.” Brittany had the opportunity to swear in her daughter for the first time before she left for BMT. The Nutts have set an example, allowing Kiersten to follow their military legacy and add her own chapters to her family’s military story.

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7th MSC holds Army Combatives Tournament

Photos by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball

Members from the KMC warm up prior to competing in the 7th Mission Support Command's Army Combatives Tournament Dec. 4 on Kleber Kaserne. The tournament afforded Soldiers and Airmen an opportunity to learn from one another and apply their combatives skills against other competitors.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class David Maybury, an Army combatives instructor, explains the rules of the competition to the top ranking fighters during the 7th Mission Support Command's Army Combatives Tournament Dec. 4 on Kleber Kaserne.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Everett (top), 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, bouts with an Army soldier during the 7th Mission Support Command's Army Combatives Tournament Dec. 4 on Kleber Kaserne.

Members of the KMC compete for first place and bragging rights at the 7th Mission Support Command's Army Combatives Tournament Dec. 4 on Kleber Kaserne.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Anthony Qujada (top) bouts with Airman 1st Class Jonathon Douglas during the 7th Mission Support Command's Army Combatives Tournament Dec. 4 on Kleber Kaserne.

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Strategic Sourcing: Save big bucks through JOSE

When shopping personally, many people seek ways to save money. They may use coupons, compare vendors’ prices or buy in bulk to receive discounts. The military also looks for ways to save money while shopping, and the Joint Office Supplies in Europe program, referred to as JOSE, has the capability to possibly save the Department of Defense more than $1 million per year. This is expected to happen as the program aims to revamp how U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s and U.S. Army in Europe’s Government Purchase Card cardholders buy office supplies without taking advantage of discounts. The idea for the program’s creation began when service component contracting offices reviewed the fiscal year 2014 office supply purchases. “The services executed repetitive office supply purchases without receiving any discount,” said Marianne Seufert, Air Force Installation Contracting Activity and USAFE Strategic Sourcing Chief. During the past year, the 1,600 GPC cardholders in USAFE bought office supplies from more than 400 different vendors, effectively negating any benefits that would normally come from bulk purchases. According to Peter Deibert, 409th Contracting Support Brigade procurement analyst and acquisition planner, USAREUR’s approximate 900 GPCs were similarly spread out, making more than 9,000 purchases through 380 vendors.

After looking at their numbers, both organizations realized they spent approximately $13 million over nearly 20,000 purchases, again with no discount realized because of the lack of buying power leverage. With approval from U.S. Air Force Col. Ronnie Doud, AFICA director, and Paul Michaels, 409th CSB, a joint team studied the potential benefits of a European-wide contract to buy office supplies. “We advertised to global industry and invited business partners to an Industry Day at Ramstein Air Base,” Seufert said. “We need an acquisition solution at the strategic level in Europe.” At the event, the joint team gathered information from the industry experts to determine how to combine customer needs, organizational goals and market conditions to get the best product and service at the best value. From the information gathered, the team planned a future strategy to move both USAFE and USAREUR from buying tactically to strategically, which formed the foundation of JOSE. The new concept provides online ordering at discounted prices and delivery within three business days directly to the customer. Since the new method of purchasing office supplies will be different from what has been done before, the GPC programs are scheduled to inform cardholders by email once JOSE is fully running, and tailor training to instruct cardholders on the new process. The Strategic Sourcing team expects the contract to be awarded in March and companies to have their websites tailored to the JOSE program by May.

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Reibekuchen or

Potato Pancakes & Gluehwein Ingredients (for 4 people) Reibekuchen

2 pounds of potatoes, raw, peeled and grated 2 onions peeled and grated 2 eggs 1 tablespoons salt 1 or 2 tablespoons of potato or corn starch ½ teaspoon ground white pepper A small sprinkle of nutmeg (less than ¼ teaspoon) 1 tablespoon ghee per pan for frying 1 cup diced bacon, if you desire


Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Your dough needs to be the consistency of a thick pancake batter. If the potatoes have extra water in them, the water will rise to the top of the batter. Take a spoon and scoop that additional water off the top of the dough. To make sure the pancakes do not fall apart, add an additional 1-2 tablespoons of starch. Heat a pan with ghee. Start at high heat to get the fat hot, then reduce to a high medium heat for cooking the pancakes. Take 3 tablespoons of dough and form a little pancake out of it. Use a large skillet and put 3 pancakes in at a time. Let it cook on one side until it has a nice crust underneath, approximately 3 minutes. Then flip it. Cook another 3 minutes and you have a nice potato pancake.

This is the spicy version for people who want a little meat in the pancake. If you would like it sweeter, you can leave out the meat and add a bit of sugar to the dough. Also, reduce the salt and pepper. Then you have a nice treat to add applesauce or powdered sugar for the sweet tooth crowd.

Ingredients Gluehwein

1 bottle of red wine, medium dry 1 whole orange, washed under hot water ½ lemon, washed under hot water 1 stick of cinnamon 1-2 spoons of sugar 8 oz of orange juice 1 teaspoon of lime juice 6-8 whole cloves 1 anise


Slice the orange in half. Then cut the half in small slices, with the peel on. Cut the lemon in small slices as well, with the peel. Use a medium size pot. Put the spices and juices in the pot with the red wine. Add sliced fruit. Let it simmer for 20-25 minutes. Before serving, remove the cinnamon stick and whole anise. When serving the Gluehwein, put an orange and a lemon slice in each cup. Prost!

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Competition seeks command’s top career counselor Story and photo by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Retention noncommissioned officers and career counselors normally focus their energies on retaining the best. But “re-up” NCOs across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command strove to be the best during a Retention NCO and Career Counselor of the Year competition conducted in November and early December. Winners earned command bragging rights and an opportunity to compete at the U.S. Army Europe board later this month in Wiesbaden. The event is an individual competition; but success requires strong leadership and a team effort. The TSC command sergeant major, who personally presided over the event, emphasized the role of NCO leadership in developing and preparing

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leader and president of the board (middle right), questions a candidate as fellow board members Master Sgt. Duane Held, 7th Mission Support Command (far left); Sgt. Maj. Daniel Hilton, TSC career counselor (middle left); and Sgt. Maj. Crecencia Jeter, TSC’s 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center, observe during the Retention NCO and Career Counselor of the Year competition board held in November at Panzer Kaserne. Board members asked an array of questions pertaining to general military topics, career-specific knowledge and leadership during the competition. The winners of the competition will represent TSC at a U.S. Army Europe competition scheduled for Dec. 14 to 16 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

candidates for success during the competition. “It is extremely admirable for these soldiers to step up to compete

to show their leaders that they are best of the best,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, the senior enlisted leader of the 21st TSC and

the president of the boards. “But once they step up, it is their unit supervisor and their sergeant major’s job to assure that he or she is completely prepared for this competition.” The competition included a written exam covering a variety of general and specialized topics and the Army Physical Fitness Test. It culminated in a competitive board held at the main command retention hub at TSC headquarters on Panzer Kaserne. Candidates needed to demonstrate not only general military knowledge and leadership qualities, but exceptional knowledge of and proficiency in their career specialty. The board itself began like any other, with the candidate knocking at the door, entering the room and announcing his or her presence to the board. Once inside the board room, each board member inspected See Competition, page 14

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Garrison INFO-X provides feedback to community Story and photo by Stefan Alford U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs There were a lot of questions from the community at the first U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Information Exchange Nov. 24 at the KMC Onstage on Kleber Kaserne. This promoted an additional question of “Can we get more time for questions and answers?” There were so many questions from the audience and via Facebook that they couldn’t all be answered in the closing 10 minutes allotted at the end of the live AFN radio and web stream broadcast of the 50-minute program. “We listened to what our audience said and we’ve changed things up a bit for the second INFO-X,” said Col. G. Shawn Wells Jr., garrison commander, referring to the next iteration of the townhall style forum Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. at the same location. “Instead of six panel members providing current information on community topics, we’ll have three or four. And, instead of five minutes each, they’ll get two to three minutes,” Wells explained. “That will ensure we have plenty of time in the second half of the program to address the issues our community members want to ask us about.” INFO-X is the garrison’s new initiative to “share information and exchange ideas about improving our community,” Wells said, adding that it’s also an evolving program geared toward the audience needs, hence the prompt format adjustment to better meet those needs. The first event kicked off

The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz command team panel speaks at the Information Exchange Nov. 24 on Kleber Kaserne. The Dec. 18 panel will be reduced to four members to allow for more time for questions and answers from the community.

with an endorsement from Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble, Commander, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, who addressed the audience of Soldiers, civilians and family members to open the program. “This is about direct contact between the community and the garrison team, and maximizing the opportunities that exist within the garrison for our Soldiers, our families, our civilians and our whole workforce,” Gamble said. “We need feedback from the community. If some of the things (we do) aren’t working for you, and if we need to tweak them, then we’ll tweak them. If we need to replace them with something else, then we’ll replace them with something else. This is about making our community better.” That sentiment was echoed by Wells, who added, “This is an opportunity for community members to voice their concerns and get the answers from me and my command team face-to-face. In addition to hearing what the community has to say, it’s an opportunity for us to update folks on the hot-topic items within

the garrison.” Those topics included force protection and security in the wake of the Paris

terrorist attacks provided by the Director of Emergency Services; upcoming holiday events offered through

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; and planned construction projects through the public works division. Information on new programs were also shared by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the USO and the Army Family Action Plan. INFO-X also serves as the garrison’s forum to take AFAP submissions on quality-of-life issues and to provide status updates of current submissions. In addition to the AFAP updates, the Dec. 18 program features current information on safety and security, financial readiness, holiday worship and fellowship and, of course, more time for questions.

Photo by Chief Warrant Officer 4 James J. Britton

TSC warrant officers trade reindeers for bikes Leather-clad members of the Warrant Officers Association, Rheinland-Pfalz Silver Chapter, families and volunteers drive toward Landstuhl Dec. 5 during a "Toy Run for Kids." Around two dozen of Santa's "bad-boy" helpers, many of them active-duty warrant officers serving with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, traded reindeer and sleighs for motorcycles, delivering a full truck-sized load of Christmas cargo as well as several hundred euro in cash donations for area children. Participants in the toy convoy rode from their rally point at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center to the Kinderheim Saint Nikolaus Orphanage in Landstuhl.

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the competitor’s uniform, literally from head to toe. Are the medals and decorations straight? Does their uniform meet or exceed standards? Do the pant legs hang too high or low? Uniform inspection is just the beginning. Each candidate must be able to recite both the NCO and Soldier’s creeds, and they must do so “loud and proud.” “Don’t be nervous when you come in front this or any other board,” Rhoades told nervous candidates. “Be proud and confident that you are here – that you have stepped up and put yourselves in front of leaders.” Some of the most distinguished leaders in the command and even the region asked an array of questions pertaining to general military topics, career-specific knowledge and leadership during the board. The complexities and nuances of retention regulations, policies and updates amid a continuously evolving Army challenge even the most seasoned of career field leaders. Changing both force structure and priorities mean retention NCOs and career counselors must constantly incorporate new information and new guidance into their mission. Board members asked about topics ranging from Reserve Component issues and reenlistment incentives to the Soldier for Life program and the impact of profiles and other limitations on reenlistment options. Each candidate must demonstrate knowledge as retention subject matter experts, Rhoades said, but demonstrating leadership is just as important. “We are looking at the whole soldier concept,” Rhoades said. “Leadership is an important part of any board. If you have a solid leadership basis, you can accomplish anything.” The competition ultimately determined who would represent the TSC at the upcoming USAREUR contest, scheduled for Dec. 14 to 16. Just as importantly, it served as an important developmental tool for reenlistment NCOs, career counselors, leaders and even organizations. Rhoades offered wise counsel to participants and leaders alike. “Always take the initiative to distinguish yourselves among your peers,” Rhoades said. “This is a small career field. It is very important to compete at any opportunity for any board like this. It is imperative that the Soldier’s supervisor and organization be very involved in the competition process; there’s a reason the supervisors are in the room during the Soldier’s turn in front of the board.”

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TSC holds tree lighting ceremony

Photos by Ronnie Schelby

A 21st Theater Sustainment Command tree lighting ceremony was held Dec. 3 at Panzer Field on Panser Kaserne. Instrumental and choral performances from local schoolchildren and brief motivational remarks by Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, the TSC commanding general, preceded the illumination of the command Christmas tree by three eager young volunteers. An enthusiastic crowd of TSC Soldiers, civilians, elves, reindeer and family members converged on the command parade field, which was converted into a "Christmas Village" for the ceremony. Other celebrity appearances included Santa Claus, whose arrival in a screaming fire engine immediately attracted dozens of young fans. Claus listened attentively to TSC children's gift wishes and posed for pictures in a nearby heated tent. Soldiers from the 21st Special Troops Battalion operated the village, spread good cheer, and distributed hot chocolate, cookies and candy canes to revelers. Around two dozen Soldiers, civilians and family members also recorded holiday greetings for hometowns and European communities.

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US Military served by unique news channel by George A. Smith American Forces Network Public Affairs Imagine all the hyper-competitive U.S. TV news networks, including those with vastly different political perspectives, agreeing to donate their shows free of charge and share airtime with rivals. That’s exactly what U.S. commercial news organizations do for America’s most deserving audience. They donate their shows to the American Forces Network so U.S. military and Department of Defense civilian personnel serving overseas can watch U.S. stateside coverage on the AFN|news channel while serving their country overseas. AFN|news Programmer Mike Roberts has strong feelings about what AFN does. “I think the channel’s identity goes beyond hav-

ing the best shows from the top networks and airing breaking news in real time from around the world. Sure, we do those things. But to me, personally, the mission is to maintain our viewers’ connection to what I like to call ‘the American conversation,’” Roberts said. Roberts took to social media to interact with the overseas audience about AFN|news during a live social media chat earlier this week. He explained that while the most popular news programs in America are the NBC, ABC and CBS weekday newscasts, with many times the average all-day viewership of cable news channels, 90 minutes of traditional news isn’t enough to fill a 24-hour channel. That’s why AFN|news relies heavily on a proportional mix from cable news providers such as Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC to fill the rest of the day. AFN|news is a dynamic TV service. Roberts said

while it carries 94 percent of the most popular U.S. news shows, it continually goes to breaking news. Overall, 61 percent of programming airs live simultaneously over more than 20 time zones. Before joining AFN on Valentine’s Day of 2011, Roberts reported on the news extensively in his more than 20 years with CBS, NBC, ABC and CNN affiliates. News is as much a part of him as his right hand. He feels strongly about putting quality shows on the air with different viewpoints. “Our charter specifically states that our audience has a right of access to diverse topics and contrasting perspectives, and our job is to create that access. We will never censor or edit,” Roberts said. He has his own way of describing AFN|news’ unique makeup. “When people ask me what AFN|news is, here’s what I tell them: it’s the home of your right to know,” Roberts explained.

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Norma Johnson

Menorah lighting on Ramstein Chaplain (Maj.) Jonathan Zagdanski, 7th Mission Support Command, lights a Menorah to officially begin the celebration of Hanukkah Dec. 6 on Ramstein. The Festival of Lights historically goes back to 168 B.C. to the time of Judas Maccabeaus, who ordered an 80-day celebration following the rededication to the Temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah runs through Sunday.

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Buying, selling used cars in Germany Are you thinking about buying a used car downtown, or are you about to sell your car to a fellow service member? Then you might be interested to know that in both cases, the sale and purchase is subject to German law. Therefore, it is good to know what host nation laws say on the subject of warranties and defects. Even though verbal contracts are valid and fully enforceable in Germany, only a written agreement enables you to adequately prove the terms of the agreement and clarify each other’s obliga-

tions. All terms should be reduced to writing and signed by the parties because written contracts are presumed to be correct, complete and without binding oral or side agreements. The buyer should have the car thoroughly checked and tested before the sale is concluded. The car should be inspected by a trustworthy, independent third party such as a garage. Since it does not say anything about the real condition of the car, passing inspection is hardly enough proof that the car will remain reliable. Rather, it just shows the car is doing fine at that one moment. A clause such as “inspec-

Ramstein Air Base Chapel Holiday Schedule - December 2015 ORTHODOX COMMUNITY Saturday, 5 December Vespers Kapaun Chapel, 1800

Sunday, 6 December Christmas Matins and Liturgy for the Nativity Kapaun Chapel, 0800 Episcopal Service

CATHOLIC COMMUNITY Thursday, 24 December Christmas Mass During the Night Pre-Mass Caroling, 2330 Ramstein North Chapel, 2400

Friday, 25 December

Sunday, 20 December

Christmas Morning Mass Ramstein North Chapel, 0900

Lessons and Carols, 1030

Thursday, 31 December

Thursday, 24 December Christmas Eve Service, 1600 Kapaun Chapel

WICCAN SERVICE Saturday, 19 December

Mary, Mother of God Vigil Mass Ramstein North Chapel, 1730

Friday, 1 January Mary, Mother of God Ramstein North Chapel, 0900 Mass

Yule Ritual and Potluck Kapaun Chapel, 1900

PROTESTANT COMMUNITY Wednesdays, 2, 9, 16 & 23 Dec


1800 Soup Supper 1900 Advent Service Hosted by Ramstein Liturgical Service Ramstein South Chapel

Advent Confessions Ramstein North Chapel, 1600-1900 Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Tuesday, 8 December Masses - Holy Day of Obligation Ramstein North Chapel, 0700, 1130 & 1730

Thursday, 24 December Christmas Vigil Mass Ramstein North Chapel, 1700

Thursday, 24 December Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Hosted by Ramstein Contemporary Service Ramstein North Chapel, 1930

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tion guaranteed� only means that the seller has the duty, and the right, to place the car into such a condition that it passes inspection. Normal wear and tear usually does not constitute a legally relevant defect, even if it impairs the functioning of a used car, unless the buyer demands a clear, concrete and binding representation from the seller to

the contrary. Therefore, the buyer should ask the seller for specific assurances and express warranties or guarantees for certain conditions that are important to him or her. These should be put down in writing. In Germany, the average total life span of a car is 10 years. After eight years, rust is a significant danger for almost every car in Germany and,

KMC Assembly of God Church

Reverend Chuck Kackley Phone: 06333-9931838 Cell: 0171-6574322

Services are held at Kaiserstrasse 16 A, Einsiedlerhof WORSHIP HOURS: Sunday 10 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Family Night 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


worshipping, growing, serving to the glory of God 3UNDAY 3CHOOL !- s 7ORSHIP !- n .URSERY !VAILABLE Pastor Toby DuBose facebook.com/trinityreformedpca WWW TRINITYREFORMEDPCA COM s 4EL +IRCHENSTRASSE A ,ANDSTUHL

therefore, is considered to be normal wear and tear. When buying a new car from a dealership, the warranty period is two years. It is reduced to one year if you buy a used car from a dealer. Only when buying from a private person can the warranty be excluded completely by terms such as: “as is,� “with all faults� or “Gebraucht wie besichtigt,� which means “bought as seen.� It is also important to verify the seller’s name on the bill of sale and to keep a copy of the power of attorney if the seller is selling on behalf of another person. Do not hesitate to ask to see the seller’s ID. Additionally, you should keep the seller’s local address and phone number on file in case you need to contact then later should a problem arise. If you encounter problems when selling or buying a car, feel free to contact either the German attorney-adviser Matthias Voelker at the Ramstein Law Center at 4892552 or 06371-47-2552; or German legal assistance attorneys Joerg C. Moddelmog and Holger Blug at the Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center on Kleber Kaserne at 483-8848 or 0631-411-8848.

Friday, 25 December Christmas Service Hosted by Ramstein Traditional Service Ramstein South Chapel, 1200

Thursday, 31 December New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service Hosted by Vogelweh Gospel Service Vogelweh Chapel, 2300


CHURCH OF CHRIST www.ktowncoc.org

by Joerg Moddelmog Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center

Sun: 10 am, 11 am and 6 pm Wed: 7 pm MĂźhlstrasse 34 67659 Kaiserslautern Tel. 06 31 - 36 18 59 92 Tel. 06 371 - 46 75 16

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Christmas market in forest offers organic products, trees

Courtesy photos The Christmas market in the forest next to the House of Sustainability in Trippstadt provides a unique holiday atmosphere with open camp fires. A variety of vendors sell organic products and Christmas trees at the Christmas market in the forest Saturday and Sunday.

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The forestry information center House of Sustainability, located at Johanniskreuzer Strasse 1, 67705 Trippstadt, invites visitors to a “Romantic Christmas in the forest� from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. A unique Christmas market will be set up in the midst of forest scenery, surrounded by torches and campfires. More than 70 stands will form an organic market highlighting the Christmas tree from the forest master, venison from the local forest, and arts and crafts made of wood and other natural materials. Vendors will offer spicy food delicacies such as trout, venison, chestnut bratwurst, mushrooms, potato dumplings, goat cheese and pea soup. Sweet treats include crepes, Christmas cookies and chocolate products. There also will be vendors selling arts and crafts items typical for the region of the biosphere reserve of Palatinate Forest-North Vosges. Products include wooden jewelry, leather purses, brooms, sandstone sculptures, woolen items, candles, pottery and wooden nativity scenes.

As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart! Landstuhl Christian Bookstore

Kaiserstr. 66 * 06371-62988 Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-2 (new)

Visitors will be able to taste organic gluehwein and buy liquors, schnapps and whiskey. Those interested can buy their Christmas tree and game for the Christmas dinner right here from the forest master. Children can enjoy pony rides, crafting and a merry-go-round. Fire dancers are scheduled to perform at

7 p.m. Saturday. Musicians with brass instruments and alphorns will provide the musical entertainment. Since there is not sufficient parking, visitors are asked to take the shuttle bus, LuchsBus, that leaves the main Kaiserslautern train station, Stelzenberg and Trippstadt every 15 minutes starting 1:20 p.m. Saturday and

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Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion

Sunday School Following 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

Heritage Baptist Church Don Drake, Pastor

“Welcome Home!�

Sundays at 10am, 11am and 6pm Wednesdays at 7pm

KĂśnigstr. 48, 67678 Mehlingen, next to Sembach 1IPOF t www.heritagebaptistramstein.com

9:20 a.m. Sunday. For a detailed bus schedule, visit www. hdn-pfalz.de/index.php?id=79 and click on “Luchs-Bus� in

the right column. Those coming by car need to obey the changed traffic routing and follow the signs.

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule Protestant Services

POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 06313406-4098 Miesau Chapel (Bldg. 3175) Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Spanish Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Worship: 11 a.m. Saturdays Small Group: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays Children’s Youth Church: 11 a.m. Sundays Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Chapel Next Worship Worship: 10 a.m. Sundays Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sundays Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Contemporary Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Ramstein South Chapel (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Liturgical Services: 9 a.m. Sundays Liturgical Sunday School: 11 a.m. Sundays Traditional Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Gospel Service: 11 a.m. Sundays. Protestant education classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner. For information, call DSN 480-2499/489-6743 or civ. 06371-47-2499/0631-536-6743. PWOC - Protestant Women of the Chapel Thu 9:00-11:30 a.m., Kapaun Chapel Mon 6:30-8 p.m., Vogelweh Chapel Tue 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Ramstein North Chapel Conference Room Tue 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ramstein South Chapel

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg 3150) Confession: 11:30 a.m. Sundays (Jun-Aug) Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m. (Jun-Aug) Confession: 12:00 p.m. Sundays (Sep-May) Sunday Mass: 12:30 (Sep-May) Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Confession: 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday

Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Confession: 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services Ramstein South Chapel Synagogue (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Shabbat Evening Service: 7 p.m. 1st & 3rd Friday Islamic Services Ramstein South Chapel Mosque Bldg. 2403(480-5753) Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. Ramadan Services at Sunset: June 26 & 27, July 3, 4, 10, 11 & 17 For religious education and daily prayers, check the prayer schedule

Orthodox Christian Kapaun Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631536-6859) Divine Liturgy: 9 a.m. Sundays Confessions by appointment

Chapel Youth Program Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel/Club Beyond, (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) Weekly activities available for all teens in grades 6-12! For more information about upcoming Clubs and trips or volunteering please email kaiserslautern@clubbeyond.org Protestant Youth of the Chapel Ramstein North Chapel “Vision� Middle School Ministry Tuesdays 3:15-5:00pm “Salvage� High School Ministry Tuesdays 7:00-8:45pm Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com Contact: ramsteinpyoc@googlemail.com

Episcopal (St. Albans) 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel

Unitarian Universalist Service, 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Sundays (Sept.-May), Kapaun Chapel

Wiccan 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Kapaun Annex

Confessional Lutheran (WELS) 4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Herzog Blaubarts Burg” and “Der Zwerg,” two operas in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten,” a Europe revue, 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 20 and 29. • “Fruehlings Erwachen” a children’s tragedy, in German, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18. • “Der Barbier von Sevilla,” an opera by Gioacchino Rossini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, 22, and Jan. 6, 9, 16. • “Wer hat Angst vor Virginia Wolfe,” who’s afraid of Virgina Wolfe, a play by Edward Albee, in German, 3 p.m. Dec. 27 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5, 20 and 22. • Pfalztheater Orchestra presents an Advent concert, with works by Vivaldi, Debussy and Arenskij, and Christmas stories, in German, 11 a.m. Dec. 20. • “My Fair Lady,” a musical by Frederick Loewe, in German, 8 p.m. Dec. 23; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 25, Jan. 8 and 15; 7 p.m. Dec. 31; and 3 p.m. Jan. 24.

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Soul show The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents its annual Christmas Cult Soul Show with singers Stephan Flesch, Markus Ziegler and Die Knecht Ruprecht Band performing soul pop at 8 p.m. Dec. 21, 22 and 23. Tickets cost €30. For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Nuit de la Chanson with singers Pauline Ngoc, Dany Tollemer and Margit Engel, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €19. • “No Music in Ktown” features the bands King Lux, Surfing Horses, The Common Way and Good Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €7. • Andreas Kuemmert presents rock, blues, folk and rhythm ‘n’ blues, 8 p.m. Dec. 18. Tickets cost €22. • Christmas Cult Soul show with Stephan Flesch, Markus Ziegler and Die Knecht Ruprecht Band, 8 p.m. Dec. 21, 22 and 23. Tickets cost €30. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • Ensemble Meraviglia presents works by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Gabrieli, Albinoni and Wolf-Ferrari, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €14, €19 and €24. • German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present “A Musical Trip to the Orient” with melodies from operas and operettas, 5 p.m. Dec. 31. Tickets cost between €31 and €41. • Jazz Stage meets a (surprise) star, 8 p.m. Jan. 15. Tickets cost €14. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. Stiftskirche Kaiserslautern: • Jazzical with Volker Klimmer & Friends, 8 p.m. today. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost €20. • A Little Market Music by the Protestant Singing School, noon Saturday. Admission is free. • “Eleasar, der vierte Koenig,” a Christmas musical, 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.kirchen-in-kl.de. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers: • Chris Thompson & Mads Eriksen Band present 35 songs from a 40-year musical career, 8 p.m. Jan. 15. Tickets cost €30 to €36. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220 for details. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “The Beauty and the Beast,” a

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Christmas market highlights children Otterberg offers a children’s Christmas market starting at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kindergarten and schoolchildren provide the entertaining program with singing, dancing, performing and crafting. A fairy tale land is set up in the historical classroom in the Cafe Alte Apotheke where students and teachers present the magic world of fairies and jugglers. Crafting stars and Christmas decorations is offered in the Kreissparkasse bank. Saturday, Santa Claus and his reindeer make their appearance at 5 p.m., the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band’s Five Star Brass Ensemble performs at 7 p.m. on the stage next to the Abbey Church and throughout the afternoon free wagon rides through the historical part of town are available. The museum in Stadthaus presents nativity scenes. For details, visit www.otterbach-otterberg.de.

musical, in German, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9. Tickets cost €23 to €32. For details, call 06371-92340 or visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de. Waldmohr, Catholic church St. Georg, Breitenbacher Strasse 8: • Advent and Christmas concert with Bexbacher Schubert-Chor, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €14 at the door. Hofgassler Alphorn Blowers play 4:30 p.m. in front of church. Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Don Giovanni,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 25. For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Life,” a musical by David Newman, Ira Gasman and Cy Coleman, through Feb. 16. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.


• Kaiserslautern, event hall, Gartenschau Kaiserslautern, ice-skating rink open to Feb. 14. Free skating with radio station RPR1 and DJ, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Daily hours are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m. daily; Fridays and Saturdays open until 10 p.m. For more information, visit www. kl-on-ice.de. • Kaiserslautern, Mehrgenera-

tionenhaus, Kennelstrasse 7, Swinging Santa Dance Tea with jazz music from the 1920s to 1950s, dancing instructions, hits by LinDJane and Christmas snacks, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.lautern-swingt.de.

Christmas markets:

• Kaiserslautern, center and on Schillerplatz, through Dec. 23, New Year’s market Dec. 27 to 30. • Kaiserslautern, Fruchthalle, arts and crafts market before Christmas, noon to 7 p.m. through Dec. 20. • Landstuhl, in front of Stadthalle, today through Monday. • Kusel, Gruenstadt, Deidesheim (German Wine Street), Bad Bergzabern, Zweibruecken, St. Wendel and Cochem/Mosel, today to Sunday. • Hauptstuhl, Kollweiler, Mackenbach, Saturday. • Otterberg, Bann, Kuebelberg, Falkenstein Castle (near Winnweiler), Trippstadt (Johanniskreuzer Strasse 1, House of Sustainability), Freinsheim and Bad Muenster am Stein/Ebernburg, Saturday and Sunday. • Eulenbis, Sunday.

Flea markets:

• Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Duerkheim, Saline (saltworks, Gutleutstrasse 48), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 19.

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Mark Your Calendar

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» The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir rehearses from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays in the Protestant community hall in Kaiserslautern-Erzhuetten. The choir is comprised of adults of all ages with German, American, Danish, British, French and Polish singers. The choir is known in Kaiserslautern for its participation with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band in the free annual Christmas concert that is scheduled for 8 p.m. today in Kaiserslautern’s concert hall, the Fruchthalle, on Fruchthallstrasse. Another concert is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday in the Catholic church in Queidersbach, Kirchstrasse 2. Those interested in joining rehearsals, visit www.sing-rpic.de/start-en.html. » Christmas trees are being sold by the Donnersberg Forestry Office. Families can pick out and cut down their own tree from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Hoeringen, direction Wackenbrunnerhof. Customers need to bring their own handsaw and wear gloves. There will be gluehwein, children’s punch and wild boar bratwurst. Trees already cut will be offered at the Romantic Forest Christmas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Sippersfeld, near the Retzbergweiher pond. Free transportation of trees will be offered. Vendors will sell Christmas items, bratwurst, baked apples, gluehwein and children’s punch. » Holiday photos with Santa can be taken from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Dec. 19 and 20 and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Dec. 21 at the Candy Cane Lane in the Ramstein Community Center, Bldg. 412. Prices are $5 for a 4-by-6-inch photo with a keepsake photo cover or $4 for a candid photo with the customer’s own camera. » An Advent Reconciliation service will be offered by the Holy Family Catholic Community Reconciliation from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the North Chapel on Ramstein. For more information, visit www.kmccatholiccommunity.org. » PaintFest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at LRMC in the hallway in front of the hospital dining hall. Artists of all abilities are encouraged to participate in this fill-in-the blank painting to create their portion of a mural. Artists from the Foundation for Hospital Art will be there to offer guidance. When all of the six separate portions of the mural are completed, they will be combined and displayed at LRMC. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Brian Jones at 590-5713, 06371-9464-5713 or brian.s.jones32.mil@mail.mil. » A Christmas tree market will offer various kinds of trees from different German regions Monday through Dec. 23 at the Messeplatz fairgrounds in Kaiserslautern. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. » Children dressed as the Three Holy Kings, from the Catholic and Protestant parishes in Ramstein-Miesenbach, will visit residents to sing, bless their homes and ask for donations between Christmas and Three Kings Day, Dec. 25 to Jan. 6. Residents who would like the children to visit their home should send an email with their exact address by Dec. 18 to Pfarramt.ramstein@bistum-speyer. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to a foundation in Flores, Indonesia, and street children in Laz Paz, Bolivia. » Holiday Movie Day will be on Dec. 21 at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, and the Kleber Branch Library, Bldg. 3205. The libraries will show holiday movies throughout the day during opening hours. Refreshments will be served. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or

0631-411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage presents “Mary Poppins”: Show dates: 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Dec 18 and 19 and Jan. 8, 9, 15 and 16; 3 p.m. Sunday and Jan. 10 and 17. Limited space availability; advance reservations are recommended. » Open Auditions for “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”: 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20. A small-medium mixed cast is needed. Have a short song prepared and sheet music for an accompanist. Scripts are available to check out in advance.

Armstrong’s Club Events

Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » New Year’s Eve party: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31. The night will include a live disc jockey, dancing, party favors and more. Cover charge: $10, includes appetizers and a champagne toast. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Holiday Cheer Bingo: 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 20. There will be free finger food, four guaranteed $1,000 games and a chance to win one grand prize of $7,500. Cost to play is $75 per pack. Doors open, 1 p.m.; Early Bird Bonanza, 2 p.m.; regular games, 3 p.m. » New Year’s Eve party: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 31. The evening will include country music, party favors, appetizers, a champagne toast and more. Cover charge: $10. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » K-town Coverall Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday play progressive bingo to win up to $7,500. New players get a free card with the purchase of a bingo pack or bring a new player and both players receive a free card with the purchase of any bingo pack. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs and take part in fun sports trivia.


» A USA Jobs workshop meets from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 18 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from an Employment Readiness expert.

RSVP required. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» Baby Bumps: Passport to Parenting meets from 3 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday in December in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. Join the New Parent Support Program in this “Socialize and Learn” series for expecting moms. The 6-week rotation allows you to come to any and all sessions that interest you. Taught by NPSP registered nurses. No registration required. » Newborn Network meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Come and socialize in a coffee shop setting and meet other moms of newborns and infants up to age 1. Discuss ages and stages, community resources and other parenting related topics. No preregistration necessary. Newborn Network meets at Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 273. For more information, contact the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.


» The Protestant Women of the Chapel meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Vogelweh Chapel, 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein North Chapel conference room, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ramstein South Chapel and 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kapaun Chapel. For more information, email kmcpwoc@gmail.com or join the PWOC Facebook group: PWOC KMC & Ramstein. » An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of every month on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Join Army Community Service for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Classes and Training

» Smooth Move meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. This informative class provides detailed information about the Permanent Change of Station process. Topics include: relocation stress factors, special assignments, shipment of household goods and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Conversational German courses are offered in two levels: beginner and intermediate. Participants will gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language. All course materials are provided to students free of charge. Classes run in six-week semesters. Advanced registration is required. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» Hilltop Theater Presents “A Christmas Carol”: 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Dec. 18 and 19. For more information or to reserve tickets in advance, contact Hilltop Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8218, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244; or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8661, at 485-8215 or 06783-6-8215. » A New Year’s Eve party will be held Dec. 31 at Tavern on the Rock on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085. Welcome 2016 surrounded by friends at this fun celebration. Doors open at at 8 p.m. The night will feature karaoke beginning at 9 p.m., appetizers, drink specials and party favors. Cost: $10. Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 485-8645 or 06783-6-8645.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., Ramstein Enlisted Club » EFMP playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Community Center THURSDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC DEC. 18 » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC


For more information and to register for KMC Youth Instructional Classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes” or call 06371-47-6444, Ramstein Youth Programs, or 0631-536-6504, Vogelweh Youth Programs.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. MONDAY » Healthy Eating class: 9 to 10:30 a.m. TUESDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. DEC. 18 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » STRESS MANAGEMENT - HOLIDAY EDITION: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Location to be determined. Do you feel pressure around the holidays to have everything like it’s always been? This interactive workshop is for everyone. Stress reduction involves setting limits,

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communicating with others, and managing time. Feel free to bring lunch. » ANGER MANAGEMENT: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Location to be determined. Anger is a normal human emotion. In this four-session training you will learn new strategies for managing this strong emotion in healthy ways. Effective anger management results in better well-being and happier relationships with others. Feel free to bring lunch. » COUPLES COMMUNICATION: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12, 19, 26 and Feb. 2. Location to be determined. Falling in love is easy, staying in love is an art. Join us for this fun and interactive workshop and begin a journey to see yourself, your partner and your relationship in a whole new light. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION: Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month, Bldg. 2117 (Health Promotion). The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, teaches them how to calm a crying baby, teaches role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register or for more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

old ID cardholders in the military community. ASACS’s mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and military families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers Life Skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. ASACS participate in supportive activities related to military life transitions as well as providing individual, group and family counseling services. ASACS counselors’ offices are located in DOD schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families.


For Emergency Victim Care during duty hours and after duty hours, call 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272. For administration questions on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program, call 480-5597 or 06371-47-5597.

Contact your school ASACS counselor for details. » ADOLESCENT SUPPORT AND COUNSELING SERVICE is a comprehensive program providing prevention education and counseling services to 11- to 19-year-

Military Family Life Consultants

For details, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-56748179. » MILITARY FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS ARE LICENSED CLINICAL PROVIDERS who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family include: reunion and reintegration, stress and coping, grief and loss, and deployment and reintegration.

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, view the home care website, check lab results, contact the nurse advice line, get medication refills and more. To register or for more information, visit www.tricareonline.com.


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Education Notes

Engineering workshop

Join SKIESUnlimited for an exciting engineering workshop demo from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901. The demo will include activities such as building drawbridges, electrical engines, cranes, gear boxes and more. Open to ages 4 to 18; must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Wilson Barracks, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Paws & Pals

The next Paws & Pals event will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810. The Paws & Pals program

helps children improve their literacy skills by teaming up with a registered volunteer dog to read books. Open to preschool through middle school-aged children. For details and to sign up, stop by the library’s circulation desk, or call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Preschool Holiday Storytime

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, for a special Preschool Holiday Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Preschool-aged children, ages 3 to 5 years old, and their parents are invited to this fun, holiday-themed event. No registration required. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl is having their annual Teddy Bear Sleepover. Children are invited to attend a special stuffed animal story time

at 6 p.m. on Jan. 8 and then to tuck in their stuffed animals for a sleepover. Come back at 9 a.m. Jan. 9 to enjoy a muffin breakfast and to bring their stuffed animal home. Open to all ages. No registration required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Youth guitar lessons

SKIESUnlimited now offers guitar lessons for youth ages 9 to 18 years old. Lessons are available by appointment at beginner and advanced levels. Participants are asked to bring the following: acoustic guitar, notebook and pencil. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Photos by Maxine Reid

LEMS students study crayfish Students in Maxine Reid’s fifth-grade class at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School study the external anatomy of crayfish and its reaction to various stimuli.

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Taking Saturday trips with LEMS Landstuhl Elementary Middle School students in Mark Wilburn’s fifth-grade class recently took a Saturday trip to the Erfenbach Race Track where they spent the afternoon riding go-karts.

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New Year’s Eve run

The Kottweiler-Schwanden sports association will sponsor its 43th annual New Year’s Eve run starting at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at Sulzbachhalle community hall in Kottweiler-Schwanden. The run is 10 km long and leads through the communities of Kottweiler-Schwanden, Steinwenden, Ramstein and Miesenbach. An award ceremony and entertainment program will follow the run. For details and to register, visit www.sv-kottweiler-schwanden.de.

5K Run into Fitness and Fitness Fest

Kick off the new year with this unique fitness opportunity. The 5K Run into Fitness will take place at 9:15 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. on the day of the event. The registration fee is $5. The first 150 people to register will receive a free t-shirt. After the run, Fitness Fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include: yoga, Zumba, muscle conditioning, POUND and spin. Food, drinks and prizes will be available. Registration is free. Register for the Fitness Fest on the day of the event between 10 and 11 a.m. or in advance at the Sembach Fitness Center. The

first 60 people to register for the Fitness Fest will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

YogaFit training

Are you interested in becoming a certified yoga instructor or furthering your YogaFit certification? YogaFit will host three different training courses at the Sembach Fitness Center in January: Level 1, Jan. 15 to 16; Level 2, Jan. 17 to 18; Yoga Therapy, Jan. 21 to 24. Level 1 and Level 2 cost: early bird sign-up, $399; regular sign-up, $429; late sign-up, $459. Yoga Therapy cost: early bird sign-up, $700; regular sign-up, $750; late sign-up, $800. The deadline for early bird sign-up is one month prior to the scheduled training. Save an additional $50 per class when you enter the code “WARRIOR14” during online checkout. For more information and to register, contact info@yogafit.com.

3-on-3 basketball tournament

Gather a team and sign up today to play some competitive 3-on-3 basketball. The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held on Jan. 23 at Kleber

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Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. Games begin at 10 a.m. Open to military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Cost: $7 per team; teams are limited to 4 players maximum. Space is limited to the first 18 teams to register. For more information or to register, contact the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087.

Volleyball clinic and tournament

Are you interested in becoming a certified volleyball official? Installation Management Command Europe will host a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 to 29 at the chapel on Sembach Kaserne, Bldg. 118. Participants will learn the rules and regulations of volleyball, the step-by-step processes of the game and the skills needed to become an official. Open to ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Registration required. To register for the free clinic, contact Mr. Tony Lee by phone at 475-7576 or 09641-83-7576 or via email at tony.lee2.naf@mail.mil. Following the clinic, a practicum tournament will be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 30 Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. This free tournament is open to the first six teams to sign up. Sign-up begins at 8 a.m. the morning of the tournament.


Health Do not let sodium weigh you down this holiday season

by Marissa Pierce, CFT Contributing writer While sodium is a necessary component of a balanced diet, too much can lead to high blood pressure and heart problems. Having too high of a salt intake can also lead to water retention, which causes bloating. Your body attempts to maintain a certain salt to water ratio, similar to the ratio in the ocean, and the higher the salt intake, the more your body will try to hang on to water. The American Heart Association recommends 1,500 mg or less of sodium per day. However, the average sodium intake is 3,400 mg per day. Just 400 mg will cause your body to retain four cups of water, which is approximately two pounds. It is important to drink plenty of water to flush out excess sodium. The average person eats quite a bit more than normal during the holiday

season. And to make matters worse, a lot of this food is high in sodium. Below is a list of some of the worst culprits with a high daily value of sodium per serving: • Ham, 50% • One bouillon cube for stock soup, 50% • Canned vegetables, 22% to 54% • Gravy, 18% to 24% • Hot chocolate, 35% • Bread, 20% • Cheese, 18% to 35% Since there will probably be a lot of sodium present in the holiday spread, let’s look at some ways to reduce our intake. • Cook as much as you can yourself. Most of the time, sodium content can be reduced by making homemade recipes instead of buying premade items. For example, since bread is high in sodium, stuffing is as well. However, if you make your own stuffing from home-

made cornbread the sodium content will be much lower. • Do not add extra salt. Although it’s standard to reach for the salt and pepper for seasoning while cooking or at the table, it is likely not necessary. Start adding less salt than normal to your dishes until you add no salt at all. If you add in other spices, you won’t notice the lack of added salt in most foods. • Avoid canned food. During the canning process, a lot of salt is added to preserve flavor. If possible, avoid canned items. This is fairly easy to do with vegetables by buying them fresh or frozen. For soups, look for low or no sodium varieties. • Portion control. In general, this is a good rule of thumb for keeping off unwanted holiday pounds and a simple way to cut down your sodium intake. Enjoy that ham, but consider only having half a slice.

• Be careful of sauces. Sauces, gravies and glazes are all common during the holidays. Essentially, you are just pouring more salt onto already salt-infused food. While it might be delicious to smother everything in gravy, be aware of how much you are spooning on. • Drink plenty of water. During the holidays, most people are downing plenty of hot chocolate, eggnog, beer, wine and liquor. Do not forget to intermittently drink water to stay hydrated and rid your body of the extra sodium. While a lot of holiday food is high in sodium, there are many ways to minimize its effects. By consciously taking these extra steps, you will be taking care of your health and keeping off a few extra pounds. Enjoy your holiday goodies, just do so wisely. (Marissa Pierce is a certified fitness trainer and KA contributing writer.)

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Now ShowiNg Editor’s note: The movies listing was the most current at the time of publication. Dates are subject to change. Please check with your local theater for the most up-to-date schedule.

In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 5:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Burnt (R) 1:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. The Night Before (R) 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Saturday In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 5:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Burnt (R) 1:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. The Night Before (R) 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Sunday In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 7 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. Peanuts (G) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. The Night Before (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Monday In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Peanuts (G) 11:30 a.m., 1:45 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Burnt (R) 8 p.m. tueSday In the Heart of the Sea (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. The Good Dinosaur (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Peanuts (G) 11:30 a.m., 1:45 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Burnt (R) 8:15 p.m. WedneSday In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Peanuts (G) 11:30 a.m., 1:45 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Burnt (R) 8 p.m. thurSday In the Heart of the Sea *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hunger Games: MKJ2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Creed (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. The Good Dinosaur *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Peanuts (G) 11:30 a.m., 1:45 p.m. Steve Jobs (R) 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Burnt (R) 8 p.m. Friday

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In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will with an almost-human sense of vengeance. The ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea, and his first mate seeks to bring the great whale down. Starring Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland. Burnt (R) Chef Adam Jones had it all — and lost it. A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. But to land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star, he’ll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene. BURNT is a remarkably funny and emotional story about the love of food, the love between two people, and the power of second chances. Starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller.

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2002 Toyota Rav4 SUV with AWD, $8,995, US Spec, Manual, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Alloy Wheels, All Wheel Drive, Power Windows, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: in fo@europeanmotors.org, Web: http://www.europeanmotors.org

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2009 Honda Accord EX-L $10,900 US specs, Automatic, coupe, leather, heated seats, power seats, power sunroof, power locks, cruise control, alloy wheels, mileage 89,900. Call Jeep Patriot 4Sale, $9000, ja 0611-9787619 or e-mail mes.sterling15@yahoo.com mjdaley2003@yahoo.com

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2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Coupe, $25,995, US Spec, Automatic, All ads and pics on class-world.com Cruise Control, Power Glass Sunroof, Power Seats, 20 inch Alloy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro 2010 Subaru Forester, AWD, peanmotors.org, Web: http:// $12,000. 70,000 miles, US specs, www.europeanmotors.org very good condition. Good gas mileage. Silver w/ cloth interior. New brakes & rotors. New all-season ti2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Lares. Available late December. Conredo" 4X4 SUV, $23,925, US tact sjdchica@gmail.com, 0170Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise 4590681 Control, Power Seats, Alloy, All Wheel Drive, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176 22730967, Email: info@ europeanmotors.org, Web: http:// 2011 Audi A4 2.0T "Quattro" Pre- www.europeanmotors.org mium Sport Sedan, $19,995-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy 2012 BMW 640i 2D Coupe (MWheels, Perfect Condition, Call: Sport Package) 19K miles (Very 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro Clean Condition), $45,500.00 (Call peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro for more information) ebsmith4u@ outlook.com, 0172-7332688 peanmotors.org


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2011 HONDA Accord EX V-6, $14,000 OBO. Automatic, U.S. and German specs will pass inspection. Dealer maintained, lots of extras, call Carlos 06204919085 or e-mail ckvillanueva@ar cor.de

2012 Ford Focus SEL Trim Level, Automatic, Private Sale (Dealer Maintained) Low Miles + Winter Package, $14000 OBO, Kona Blue Metallic, Charcoal Black Leather Sport Buckets Seats, Sony 10 Speaker Sound System with Subwoofer, 0173-8224734

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BMW 320i, 4-door, 5 speed, ABS, power stearing, electric winAll ads and pics on class-world.com dows FT, green met, and we deliver anywhere and my phone is 0175-3213199, $1300, ddundkk@ Austin Mini 4Sale, $2200, steve hotmail.de leemoore@yahoo.com, 1986 Austin Mini for restoration only. Engi- BMW 525i Model 2000, new Gerne runs but needs clutch to drive. man inspection, power stearing, Many new parts (carb, ignition power locks, air cond, leather inteand many others) and the body rior, seat heating, power winhas been stripped to bare metal dows, alloy rims w/ new summer for paint. tires, new battery and brakes.


€1800. 0152-06467728 BMW 316i, 4-door, 5-Speed, blue met, power stearing, elec windows FT, sunroof, ABS, air bags, and we deliver anywhere cash in hand, $1500, ddundkk@ hotmail.de

Clean, black 2000 Volvo S-40. $1600, Passed inspection 1 Dec 2015. New suspension, rotors/brake pads. Must sell ASAP (by this Tues) short notice PCS. luly_arizona@hotmail.com

BMW 316i, 4-Door, 5-Speed, blue met, power stearing, elec windows FT, sunroof, ABS, air bags, and we deliver anywhere cash in hand, $1500, ddundkk@ hotmail.de

Daihatsu silver met, 4-door, 5speed, 1.0 LTR, year 2002, air cond, summer tires and winter tires, cd player, ABS, air bags, $1250, and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand, ddundkk@hot mail.de

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Ford Escort SE, 1998 blue, automatic, US mod, all season tires, $1900, and we deliver anywhere, my phone is 0175-3213199 call or e-mail, $1900, ddundkk@hot mail.de

Mercedes-Benz SL320 from 1995, 93050km, burgundy, automatic, leather, German Specs, Convertable w/hard top, has A/C, power locks/windows, Alarm System and CD player, jcrzasa@li ve.com, 06371-8382374

Ford Focus 1999, 4-door, 5speed, all-weather tires, ABS, power stearing, German TÜV till Jan 2017, my phone 01753213199, $1500, ddundkk@hot mail.de

Mitsubishi Eclipse GL, German TÜV, no U.S. inspection needed, red, 2.0 LTR, 16 VAL, air condition, 2-door, 5-speed, electric windows, KMS 163,000, $2000, ddundkk@hotmail.de

Honda Accord, 2-door, burgundy, leather, air cond, ABS, 2.2 LTR, 16 VAL, Automatic, new TÜV, power stearing, air bags, summer/winter tires on rims, we deliver anywher with cash, $2000, ddundkk@hotmail.de Merc Benz, C-180, white, automatic, €1850, car has new German TÜV, no rust, in mint cond, call 0175-3213199 or email ddundkk@hotmail.de

Opel Astra, burgundy, 2-door, 5speed, ABS, air cond., radio, TÜV till 2016, and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand, my phone is 0175-3213199, $1200, ddundkk@ hotmail.de

Porsche 944, $5200, steveleemoo re@yahoo.com, car looks great, runs like a top and has had a recent timing belt service. The interior is clean with a crack-free dash and a working sunroof. Failed Nissan Almera TINO Diesel 2002, USEUR inspection due to small manual, 2nd owner, great conditi- oil leak. on, 220000km, no rust, Michelin all season tires, new AC, 5-seater, big storage space, TÜV 1 year, US inspection guaranteed €2200 Two seat convertible MercedesOBO, call 0151-45261009 Benz 1995 320SL, with removable hardtop, European specs, excelOpel Stationwagon 1.6 LTR, red, lent condition, burgundy color, 5-speed, power stearing, ABS, heated seats, alarm, power winelec.windows FT, CD player, win- dows/seats, cd player, A/C, jcrza ter tires, we deliver anywhere with sa@live.com, 06371-8382374 cash in hand, my phone is 01753213199 call or e-mail, $1599, ddundkk@hotmail.de

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1 PT Cruiser, 2.2 Diesel, 2003, Green, Plates, 5-speed, 4-door, AUTOS new TĂœV, Air Cond, 2 sets of tiAll ads and pics on class-world.com res, summer/winter, ABS, power stearing, elec windows and locks, keyless entry, price â‚Ź2300, VW Passat TDI Station Wagon, ddundkk@hotmail.de 2002, Automatic 130 HP, Turbo, Blue, $1750, Great car. Diesel with great gas mileage (31.8 miles per gallon). Turbo (fast). 130 HP MOTORCYCLES (powerful). russellsfareast@ya All ads and pics on class-world.com hoo.com, 01756251089, Eugene Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash.

We buy cars / all makes! Accident, broken down, Honda, Toyota - great prices! Open Mon-Sun call until 10pm 0172-7670100 also What's App or 0631-3579286 or E-Mail: tonicars56@yahoo.de

2012 Mercedes GLK 350, $13,500, Good condition, Power windows/seats, alarm, A/C, U.S.specs, CD player, inspection current till August 2016. enriquejohn1060@hotmail.com, or 0160-96874957 after 15 hr.

Dainese - Track Suit - Red Line Pro Estiva size 56, â‚Ź700, excellent condition, used for 6 hours, never on track day, includes stock items: Unopened hydration kit, cleaning oils, carrying bag Motivated To Sell! hp2ronin@gmail.com

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Adopt while stationed overseas! www.adopt-abroad.com AdoptiANNOUNCEMENTS on Intl & foster care, home stuAll ads and pics on class-world.com dies. Hague accredited. Caseworkers in Germany. US 001-888Better presentation skills & spea- 526-4442 king "off the cuff": KAISERSLAUTERN TOASTMASTERS CLUB, next meetings on Dec. 2 and 16, 2015 at 19:00h, Restaurant "BurgCHILD schänke" in Hohenecken, contact Maja Rittmann, 0174/4267367, CARE m.rittmann@gmx.net All ads and pics on class-world.com

BMW Motorcycle Travel Tool Kit Never Used, â‚Ź50, hp2ronin@ gmail.com BMW R1100S - Stock Muffler, â‚Ź200, Excellent Ccondition hp2ronin@gmail.com

Calling all SNCOs; did you know that there is an all-service professional organization in the KMC area known as the KMC Top 3? Interested in becoming a member? Visit www.facebook.com/ KMC-Top-3-217061411722283 for more information!

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The 86th Force Support Squadron at Ramstein has licensed providers on and off the installation. Providers who provide more than 10 hours a week of care must be licensed. Please use good judgment when choosing child care services. For more information please contact DSN 478-7420 or civ 06371405-7420 or email 86FSS.FCC@ramstein.af.mil Play Academy ChildCare. I am a licensed & certified child care provider. I live in Rodenbach, 10 min Vogelweh & 10 min RAB. I have years of experience & references. My home is warm & cozy. Warm home cooked Lunch is provided for the children every day. Your child will have its very own indoor playground & fenced in backyard for the summer as well as weekly field trip outings. If you are in need, I am here for you MondayFriday. Age 2-5, Mon-Fri 7-5. 0176-83550843

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Have fun with the locals Christmas market

Now – Tue, Dec 23 Kaiserslautern, city center

EVENTS USAFE Christmas concert Fri, Dec 11 Kaiserslautern, Fruchthalle The USAFE band, as every year, will astound you with their Christmas concert in the Fruchthalle in Kaiserslautern on December 11. The concert will start at 8 p.m. The Rheinland-Pfalz international choir will also be performing. For more information call 0631-3633010

ets are €15. For more information call 0631/36228-39565. Lord of the Dance Sun, Dec 13 Luxembourg, Rockhal Experience the Irish tap dance show Lord of the Dance-Dangerous Games in Rockhal, on December 13 starting at 8 p.m. For more than 13 years, 75 million people have enjoyed this show that is a mix of dancing and entertainment. Therefore, it is stated the most popular dancing show worldwide. For more info and tickets from €59.85 see www.rockhal.lu

Christmas market Now – Sun, Dec 20 Bernkastel-Kues, city center The festive Christmas market in the old town of Bernkastel-Kues takes place now to December 20. The unforgettable atmosphere of a picturesque old town full of history, stories and culture, the romantic narrow alleys and the more than 40 gorgeously decorated booths will enchant every visitor. It includes musical performances, Christmas tree decorating, Christmas carols, an appearance of Santa Claus, and to top it all off, on December 19 a display of fireworks. For more info see www. weihnachtsmarkt-bernkastel-kues.de

Winter market Sat, Dec 19 – Sun, Dec 20 Ramsen, Seehaus Forelle Visit the idyllic Wintermarkt (winter market) at the lake Eiswoog in Ramsen at the Restaurant Seehaus Forelle on December 19 to 20. Enjoy hot drinks, delicious food and discover handmade art at festively decorated booths. Should the weather permit, enjoy a ride through the forest on a little train. For more info contact the restaurant at 06356-60880 or visit www.seehaus-forelle.de

Carpe diem Fri, Dec 11 Kaiserslautern, SWR Studio The 13- member band from the Rehab Clinic Westpfalz in Landstuhl is celebrating its 21st stage anniversary. Carpe Diem offers a musical journey through the stepping stones of life with a mix of pop and rock with a fine hint of irony. Special guests, such as the ex-professional soccer player Axel Roos from the 1. FCK, will make an appearance. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tick-

Music Show Scotland Sat, Dec 19 Trier, Arena Come to one of the largest Scottish music productions in the world on December 19. The Music Show Scotland combines impressive show elements with Celtic music and dance but also adds a touch of humor and entertainment. The cast consists of 200 pipers, drummers, dancers, musicians and vocalists. The dynamic energy of dance is carried out through the audience offering a bit of

traditional bagpipe music and modern rock. Show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket price starts at €41.95. For more info, go to www.musicshowscotland.com Christmas market Now – Mon, Dec 22 Trier, city center The people in Trier call it ‘one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany.’ You will not regret your visit, that’s for sure. The market is on from November 23 to December 22. Every Advent weekend, you get the opportunity to meet Germany’s fifth mulled wine queen. For more info visit www.trierer-weihnachtsmarkt.de Christmas at the zoo Sat, Dec 26 Siegelbach, Zoo After a grand feast what better way to shed those pounds than going on a stroll through the Zoo in Siegelbach on December 26. Bundle up and enjoy the outdoors as you visit the animals. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. For more information visit www.zoo-kl.de New Year´s Eve party Wed, Dec 31 Luxembourg, den Atelier Looking for a place to spend your New Year’s Eve? Look no further. Come to Luxembourg’s, den Atelier, where you can forget about dress codes and not have to worry about any stress. Enjoy the indoor/outdoor winter garden as well as the countless numbers of cocktails and champagne at the bar. Minimum age is 21. Music will keep the night alive until the wee hours. Ticket price is €17. The party starts at 11 p.m. and goes until 6 a.m. For more information visit www.atelier.lu

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When the lights are hung, the stars illuminate the city and you can smell the scent of cinnamon and gingerbread, then you know there is a Christmas market right around the corner. Children singing Christmas carols and the smell of mulled wine is in the air. The Christmas market in Kaiserslautern will take place Monday November 23 through December 23. It expands from Schillerplatz to Stiftskirche and consists of more than 40 little wooden houses and booths decorated with fir tree garlands and light bulbs. For more info visit www.kaiserslautern.de

CONCERTS Method Man & Redman Fri, Jan 29 Luxembourg, Rockhal Check out the hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman in Luxembourg on January 29. This duo sold over 1.500.000 records in the U.S. and their first album reached platinum. Don’t miss out on your chance to relive the 90s and get your jam on. Ticket price is €36. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. For more information go to www.rockhal.lu Imagine Dragons Thu, Jan 14 Luxembourg, den Atelier Imagine Dragons went off the hook in 2013 with their hit song Radioactive. See this American group live on January 14 in Luxembourg. Show starts at 7 p.m. Ticket price is €42. For more information go to www.atelier.lu SPORTS Handball Fri, Dec 11 Mannheim, SAP Arena On December 11, Rhein-Neckar Löwen are playing against Vfl Gummersbach at 7:45 p.m. See a live handball game and cheer your favorite team on. Ticket price starts at €10. For more information go to www.saparena.de Soccer Sun, Dec 13 Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter-Stadion Kaiserslautern’s very own soccer club 1.FCK is playing against MSV Duisburg at home at the Fritz-Walter stadium on December 13 from 1:30 p.m. Ticket price is €18. For tickets and more information go to www.fck-ticketshop.de

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Kaiserslautern American Treadmill - Proform 635 CW, $399, timboney_52@hotmail.com, well maintained/functioning treadmill. Adjusts for speed & slope. Cross fit ski poles adjustable for tension. Emergency situation stop.

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Kaiserslautern American Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! €8, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com

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Page 37 Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautifulaccessory for any ocation, anyoutfit. Treat yourself to somethingnice or bring a smile to yourbest girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any occasion, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com

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Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition!, pics on class-world.com, €15, copongracz@gmail.com

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Striped hand-made felt shoulder bag, large, trend colors, perfect gift, €30, for pics see class- Pumps, black, hardly worn, great world.com jenniferwilking@hot condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on mail.com class-world.com, copongracz@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy shoes, brown leather, great to weVarious size new gym bags ar at work or for going out at Black knitted pullover. Size XS $10.00 each, spvendor@ night. Only slight signs of usage. but fits also for size M. €5. See gmail.com Size 9M, €5, pics on class- www.class-world.com for pictures. Janina.Wuttke@gmx.de world.com, coemser@gmail.com

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Antique reproduction secretary desk. See photos on KA classiGlass couch table 1meter width, fieds web page. Contact Eric and 14 cm height, €60, coffee house Mia at 06375-9949674, €120, table with marble top and iron eyates9761@aol.com feet w/2 chairs, €60. 06374-1717 or 0157-72670561 Blue rug with Janosch design for little boys room. Paid €50 from Mobil Martin. Asking $20. German Oak L-Shaped Schrank, 017622987498 solid oak w/interior lighting and faGerman Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New €1200 each, now selling for €200 each! Call: 0176-907-96039

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Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674, $150, eyates9761@aol.com

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USO Europe is looking to hire aRegional Accounting Manager for required qualifications, pleaseread details on http://www.classworld.com.Please apply online at: http://www.uso.org/careers/and click on “View Our JobOpenings” Part-time office clerk needed for car-rental agency in Ramstein. Must speak and write German and English fluently. For afternoon only. Please call 06371-70182 or 0171-7794793 Restaurant is looking for a Delivery Driver asap! Must be ID Card Holder! Vehicle & gas provided! Daily work from 11am-2:30pm. Call 06371-2497 ask for Salvatore



Hamster cage, used, asking $5, Pedicure, Manicure, Naildesign, must pick up in Rodenbach Hairdressing, African Weave, Bra67688 017622987498 ding, Thai Massage, African Art, Mag's Nail Studio, authentic cloHusky rehoming, €600, thes, call: 0162-5966852 or 0631tosca_77@freenet.de, We have to 84270230 rehome our male Husky. Seen by vet, has all shots and has a microchip for registration. Please email Rent a VAN & DRIVER, €20.00 or call for more info: 0151- per hour + .50 cents per km. Door 15922078 to door service. Tel. 01791456657



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