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February 14, 2014


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Team Ramstein participates in Stolen Cerberus by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Chris Birdwell

Greek Capt. Vasileios Mosios, 356th MTM (Tactical Transport Squadron) co-pilot, discusses the functions of a C-130J Super Hercules with Maj. Bill Tice, 37th Airlift Squadron instructor pilot, during Stolen Cerberus, a flight training deployment Feb. 2 to today designed to incorporate various training methods in order to maintain proficiency during deployed operations and increase interoperability with the Hellenic air force.

ELEFSIS, Greece — More than 150 Ramstein Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, along with U.S. Army jumpmasters, participated in Stolen Cerberus, a two-week flight training deployment designed to incorporate various training methods to maintain proficiency during deployed operations from Feb. 2 to today. The training mission brought U.S. and Greek military forces together to build upon and strengthen the bonds shared between the two countries, while continuing to improve interoperability as Greece and the U.S. continue to work together in operations worldwide. “We are here to build partnerships while working with our Greek counterparts as we exchange airlift and airdrop tactics and ideas. Our trip here is vital to everyone involved,” said See TRAINING, Page 3

USAREUR CG attends leaders’ luncheon with 10th AAMDC Soldiers

Before traveling, make sure you have the right documents. Visit www.fcg.pentagon.mil to find out.

After The Battle: The flying ICU, Page 5

See VISIT, Page 3


Tip of the Week

for intelligence and security with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th AAMDC, said Campbell discussed the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response program in a way that was clear and easy to understand and take to heart. “We could definitely all appreciate the discussion, and I think it resonates well with leaders here,” Ozanich said. Brady highlighted the importance of the visit for the organization. “It’s always beneficial to have the commanding


Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, U.S. Army Europe commanding general, met Soldiers and leaders with the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command during a visit to Rhine Ordnance Barracks Feb. 6. During the visit, Campbell attended a leaders’ luncheon with 10th AAMDC senior leaders. The luncheon was hosted by 10th AAMDC Commander Col. Gregory Brady. Conversation during the lun-

cheon centered on topics of focus and priorities within U.S. Army Europe, including ending sexual harassment and assault, Army force modification and the future, and the importance of the missile defense force within the USAREUR area of responsibility and the Army. During an in-depth discussion on the Army’s continued focus on stemming sexual assault in the ranks, Campbell closed with clear and focused language. “It’s not just against our values,” Campbell said. “It’s a crime.” Lt. Col. Robert Ozanich, assistant chief of staff


by Capt. Royal Reff 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Public Affairs

Training to win close fights, Page 10

US, African soldiers train together, Pages 20 & 21

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Diversity is our strength by Lt. Col. John Frazier 86th Maintenance Group I learned early in life that diversity equals strength. I attended Robert E. Lamberton public school in Philadelphia at the age of 10. Though Lamberton had a reputation as a good academic school, diversity of the student body is what made it special. Lamberton was one of the few public schools in Philadelphia that accommodated children in grades kindergarten through 12th. In addition to being diverse across age groups, Lamberton was far more racially and ethnically diverse than most Philadelphia schools at that time. The student body was racially integrated at about 45 percent white, 40 percent black and 15 percent from various other ethnic groups. Considering my previous student population, which was close to 100 percent black students, the transfer

to Lamberton became a life altering experience. I will never forget the first bus ride. The closer we got to school, the more I noticed students getting on the bus who did not look like me. When we got to the final bus stop, students of all ages, color and shades headed toward the school. For me, it was surreal. For the students who had already been attending this school, it was just another day. I would later discover that we were even more diverse. For example, some of the black students who I thought looked like me actually came from vastly different cultures. Many of these students had family who grew up in France, the Caribbean and Africa. The same was true with the white students. The more I learned about each group of students, the more I was intrigued about our cultural differences. Many, if not all of the white

students had a strong sense of their cultural heritages. They all lived in neighborhoods with strong identities with Italian, Irish, Polish and even Jewish-American roots. Some of their parents or grandparents were first generation Americans who did not even speak English. Lamberton was not a melting pot of cultures, but rather a mixed salad bowl. Most of us came and went back to home environments that were much less culturally diverse than the school we all attended. We brought our strong cultures to school each day. We celebrated, discussed and worked through our commonalities and differences at a personal level. Like most other students throughout the country, we played sports, dated, hung out and attended each other’s birthday parties. Even though there were racerelated issues at times, we worked through them with meaningful dialogue and learned life lessons in

the process. The Lamberton experience better prepared each of us for graduation and the realities of life. In the U.S. military, we learn starting in basic training to use this same position in order to trust the Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers and Marines next to us. We know the success of the mission and getting home alive is a product of how well we work together. Intuitively, we know it is in everyone’s interest to share and learn about other cultural backgrounds. In doing so, we strengthen the relationships that make us the best armed forces in the world. February is Black History Month. More than ever, there are many programs and events for people to take part in to learn about and share the African-American heritage. We are blessed to have an incredible group of men and women who serve from all backgrounds, and it is our diversity that gives us strength.

Roaring lions, small dogs COMMENTARY

by Chaplain (Maj.) Mike Curtis 435th Air Ground Operations Wing

Editor’s note: Chaplain Curtis is the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain. He travels to small units in Europe and Africa to encourage Airmen as well as to provide Airmen with free exercise of worship. The place to see a lion is in a zoo. Well-fed and exercised, the king of the beasts is there to be seen in all its glory. There’s even a nice barrier to ensure the lion stays on its side and the people stay on theirs. In other words, there are no unauthorized snacks for the lion. But imagine this — the lion, wandering the plains of Africa, hunting and stalking prey, majestic as one of the great creatures. The lion knows it is the top of the food chain, that it has its pick of the menu from what wanders the plains. Large or small, it could be dinner for the beast. One night, the lion is waiting patiently for

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prey to enter a thicket of tall grass. There is plenty to distract it – sounds, smells and movements. Things beautiful and things mundane are all around. What is the lion doing? It’s waiting, and waiting patiently. When prey comes, it employs another well-known lion technique — stalking. Sneaking up on its prey, the lion is focused — so focused that, if seen, it will freeze and look into the distance as if nothing was happening, then go quickly back to its task as soon as the prey looks away. How does the lion stay so focused? One of many African proverbs comes to mind: “A lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.” “A roaring lion kills no game,” is another phrase heard in the African world. We can get very distracted at times. People, events and thoughts that in the grand scheme of things don’t really matter can grab our attention. Critics, success, bumps in the road, fawning over an achievement, temporary setbacks and things that we don’t understand or sometimes have any control over will cause us to lose our focus. For

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many, the focus is a long career, a legacy left or a nice nest egg for retirement. Some get focused on one way to get to that end. There is nothing wrong with that focus until something distracts them, or they miss the direction of an option they had not previously considered. What is the goal? How is life to be lived? Many people believe many things, but there is wisdom in the words of the African proverbs. What are your long-term goals? How are you working to reach them? What about your dayto-day goals? Are you stagnant and making noise or getting somewhere along the road of life? How are you conducting yourself as life happens around you? Take a moment to think about, write out and review your goals, both long-term and shortterm. What tasks go with those goals, and how are you getting there? Ask what is distracting you from them? How do you best keep focus on what really matters?


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February 14, 2014 TRAINING, from Page 1

Maj. Jonathan Sumner, 37th Airlift Squadron deployed commander. “We are able to train and maintain jump requirements during the day and complete our nighttime training requirements.” According to Sumner, one of the most valuable aspects of Stolen Cerberus is the chance to work with their Hellenic Air Force counterparts. The chance to combine efforts with

Kaiserslautern American another nation and accomplish training together is invaluable and one of the reasons a mission like this is so effective. “It has been very nice having the U.S. Air Force visit our base and our squadron,” said Hellenic air force Capt. Vasileios Mosios, 356th MTM (Tactical Transport Squadron) copilot. “It has been a great opportunity to see how the U.S. Air Force operates compared to how we operate. There are definitely differences in the way we perform


Of course sometimes the focus needs to be on a short-term goal, the prey that is walking up for tonight’s dinner. Instead of whining and complaining about the latest in force management, or making noise about the drama at work, focus on keeping military paperwork in order, and consistently do the right thing all the time, staying above the drama. Have a realistic outlook and a backup plan to the backup plan. Sometimes people get distracted by the goal of careerism, forgetting that there really is life after the military when the real need is to have a strong family to weather change. Others

operations.” Mosios added that even though there are differences in each force’s operations and airframes, there are many similarities which make combined operations beneficial to both countries. “Working with the U.S. Airmen has been very easy,” he said. “They have been very polite and cooperative. They work very hard, maybe a little too hard, but the opportunity to learn is very valuable to both nations, because it allows us to work better in future

get distracted by momentary fun only to have change thrust upon them in a way that was not anticipated. Distraction can also come through something that looks good in the moment but is really a turn down a different road in life. The primary reason people tend to fail is not because they lack skills or abilities. Every day we learn new skills, hone our abilities and increase our knowledge. People fail because they get distracted. Something grabs their attention, and they lose sight of the goal. There will be plenty of chances to succeed, but there are even more ways to get distracted in life. When that small dog barks, keep your focus and move on through life’s adventure.

chief, said she is very happy to be able to learn and share with the Greek. “I really enjoy working with the Greeks; they are very professional,” she said. “The opportunity to train with our NATO partners allows both nations the chance to understand how we operate, while we learn how they operate. It has been great getting to know everyone here, as we continue build upon our interoperability for possible future joint operations.”

Ramstein flight kitchen competes for top spot Airman 1st Class Amanda Jolly, 786th Force Support Squadron service flight kitchen personnel, prepares meals Jan. 28 on Ramstein. The Jawbone Flight Kitchen, which services approximately 3,000 service members per month, is competing for the John L. Hennessy Award. In order to win in a category, the group competing must show excellence in food service management, readiness, quality in food, customer service, resource conservation, safety, and training.

Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell (left), U.S. Army Europe commanding general, Col. Gregory Brady, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command commander, listen to a question posed by a 10th AAMDC Soldier during a leaders’ luncheon Feb. 6 in Kaiserslautern.

general come down and discuss these important topics first-hand with our Soldiers, especially how we address sexual assault response and prevention — our main effort,” he said. After the luncheon, Campbell conducted a training site visit with 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th AAMDC Soldiers, who were conducting training using

operations. We hope this is the beginning of more indepth training with the U.S. forces.” The combined training was not limited to 86th AW aircrews, 435th AGOW Airmen managing drop zones and Army jumpmasters assisting their Greek counterparts. It also incorporated several support elements, such as aircrew flight equipment. Master Sgt. Marittza Stewart, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment flight

Courtesy photo

Photo by Staff Sgt. John Zumer

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the Army’s Reconfigurable Tabletop Trainer Patriot Missile trainer, known as the RT3. The RT3 simulates Patriot Missile operations allowing system operator-maintainers to test and improve their proficiency in an electronic lab environment. Headquartered at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, the 10th AAMDC oversees troops, operations and training missions throughout USAREUR and U.S. European Command.

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Reported Larcenies FEB. 4 » Molschbach: A 2005 blue Opel four-door sedan.

FEB. 5

8:40 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on the west gate traffic circle.

FEB. 6

8:16 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

FEB. 7

7:30 p.m.: Domestic assault and damage to government property were reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

FEB. 8

9:42 p.m.: Use of a controlled substance was

reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

FEB. 9

3:41 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:04 a.m.: A patrol response and attempted sexual assault were reported in Landstuhl. 6:14 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:17 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of an accident, drunken driving and driving without a U.S. Army Europe license were reported in RamsteinMiesenbach. 9:28 a.m.: Assault and communication of a threat were reported on Vogelweh.


The KMC Housing offices will be closed Monday for a holiday.

Take Note

Construction notices

FEB. 5 » Schwedelbach: A 2005 black Hyundai four-door sedan.

• A road construction project affecting traffic entering and leaving Ramstein Air Base through the West Gate will start Monday and end in about six months. The project site for construction will be the bridge over state road L363 leading from the base to the 435th Construction and Training Squadron site. Starting Monday, the ramp coming from Ramstein-Miesenbach will be closed to traffic. The contractor will start cutting trees and then progress in phases to repair the bridge that crosses L363. Therefore, expect multiple lanes to be closed in various phases. • Construction work will begin Monday on the parking lot in front of Bldg. 426 on Ramstein. The parking lot will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic during this time. Pedestrian access to the Ramstein Northside Post Office will be maintained by a sidewalk along Jefferson Avenue. Post office parking can be found at the aquatics center or golf course parking lots. The sidewalk access will be maintained, but parking in the area will be impacted significantly. The reconstruction is needed to maintain roadway safety, ride quality and reduce vehicle deterioration. Traffic delays can be expected through March 17. • Arizona Boulevard on Vogelweh will be restricted to one lane in front of Bldgs. 1034 and 1035 from Monday to Feb 28. A contractor will be connecting the recently installed water line to the existing water line, fire hydrants and building water supply lines. Traffic in both directions will still be possible, but will be controlled with traffic lights. • Construction work for the installation of new driveways to the Ramstein Commissary parking lot will continue until Feb. 28. New driveway access to the commissary will be installed and removed in three overlapping phases. New York Avenue will be restricted to

12:10 p.m.: A patrol response for self-harm was reported on Vogelweh.

FEB. 10

6:27 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.


Feb. 8 — 21 volunteers, 27 lives potentially saved. Feb. 9 — 17 volunteers, 32 lives potentially saved.

one lane at these locations adjacent to the commissary during these dates.

Black History Month events

February is Black History Month. The following events are scheduled: • Black History Month luncheon at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. • Skate party/Black History Month Jeopardy games at Crossroads, noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 28.

Memorial 5K

The 86th Vehicle Registration Squadron Booster Club will sponsor an Airman 1st Class Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5K at 9 a.m. March 1 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. Email zrcmemrun@yahoo.com or call Staff Sgt. Monica Luna at 480-2150 or Staff Sgt. Alan Austin at 480-3944 for more information.

For details, call Tech. Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Senior Airman Tiffany Bush at 478-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

AFOSI needs agents

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is accepting applications for staff sergeants and senior airmen interested in becoming federally credentialed special agents. Top-notch individuals selected for this competitive program will be trained at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Ga. With AFOSI detachments at every Air Force installation around the world, the career possibilities are endless. If interested in applying or for more information on AFOSI, call 480-5779.

Better days to call

The shooting association of Nanstein Castle will conduct a seminar on gun salute shooting from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 8 on its compound at Fleischackerloch in Landstuhl. There will be increased background noise from about 100 gun salutes.

The Ramstein Clinic is asking patients to call on days other than Mondays since Monday is the highest call volume day for the clinic. On average, the clinic fields 40 percent more calls than on any other business day of the week, and on-hold times can exceed 30 minutes. By simply calling on a different day whenever possible, the clinic will be able to assist in a more timely fashion.

Dental volunteers

New hours

Noise alert

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assisting Volunteer Program April 14. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID card holders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 17 in the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted March 19 and 20. Notification of selection will be announced March 21. Participants will in-process March 24 to April 11. Applicants need to be dedicated, motivated and up-to-date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the mass briefing. Volunteers are full time from start date.

The 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron Driver’s Testing Office changed its hours to the below schedule. • European License Transfers: 7:30 a.m. Monday to Friday. Walk-in hours for international driver’s licenses, replacements, additions to class, motorcycle temps, renewal, reinstatements, and changes: 7:15 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday • Dependent testing: 7:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 480-5534.

Europe-wide emergency number

The emergency number 112 is valid throughout Europe. It can be dialed free of cost and without a prefix in each European country.

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After The Battle: The flying ICU said Senior Airman Delton McClary, CCATT respiratory therapist. “If we can get them from Afghanistan to Germany with no problems Editor’s note: This is the and better than when we fourth in a six-part series received them, then we did about medical response capaour job.” bilities for deployed service Every CCATT mission has members from start to finish its own unique challenges and the various milestones and is different than anything for care and transportation that exists in civilian mediof combat-wounded troops cine. They are trained to be a throughout Afghanistan. medical, surgical and trauma multi-specialty team, all in Three critically injured the back of an aircraft with patients need immediate translimited resources. fer to a medical facility out“I work with an outstandside of Afghanistan. One was ing team, and together we are shot in the head, the other has able to give these troops the missing limbs and the last has same level of care they would an open abdominal wound. get in America’s best intenWithout a mobile intensive Capt. Mario Ramirez and Capt. Suzanne Morris, members of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation sive care units,” Ramirez said. Squadron Critical Care Air Transport Team, confirm a patient’s identity and prepare to administer a blood transfusion care unit, these patients will during a flight out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013. Pre-mission planning and not make the flight out. good team communication is For members of the 455th Expeditionary along with stretchers. Then, with the help of the vital to the execution of CCATT mission. The job Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Critical Care hospital staff and the CASF crew, the patients are cannot be done by just one or two members of the Air Transport Team, this is go-time. moved to the flightline where an aircraft awaits, team. A CCATT crew consists of a physician, an inten- already configured for their needs. “We have learned to trust each other,” said Capt. sive care nurse and a respiratory therapist. Together Once on the aircraft, each patient is attached to Suzanne Morris, CCATT nurse. “During a mission they can turn a regular medical transport aircraft the central air and power supply and prepared for there is a lot going on, and you have to rely on your into a flying intensive care unit, making it pos- takeoff. Since the majority of the CCATT’s patients teammates if you want to succeed.” sible to move severely injured or gravely ill service are unconscious during the trip, great care is given Flexibility is also very important when it comes members by air to Landstuhl Regional Medical to monitor their vitals and well-being. to the CCATT missions. They can be flying to Center. “We make a promise to these men and women an unexpected location to pick up an unexpected Starting with the aeromedical evacuation of the that no matter what happens, we will do every- patient or flying a mercy mission to reunite an patients from forward operating bases, to treat- thing in our power to bring them home,” said Capt. injured service member with their family. ing them at the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Mario Ramirez, CCATT physician. “Being a part of “Every mission has a particular place in my heart, Facility and then transporting them out of the CCATT is a great honor and allows me to help fulfill some with great endings...some not,” McClary said. country through a C-17 Globemaster III “Reach” that mission.” “But even more importantly, we get the patients to mission to LRMC, moving patients throughout the While other passengers are getting some rest, the their family, and that’s the feel-good part of my job area of responsibility takes a working team with CCATT crew stays constantly on their feet observ- that I love to do.” multiple parts. ing the patients and watching for any signs of immeEven though the patients have a far longer jourAt the Craig Joint Theater Hospital on Bagram diate medical need. ney to go for full medical recovery, they are now Airfield, the CCATT crew unplugs the patient from “It’s all about these guys and girls who put their out of Afghanistan and at a higher level of care, the hospital’s power and respiratory machines and lives on the line for us. The least we can do is give thanks to the men and women of the 455th Air moves them into mobile units that are positioned them the most optimum care we can provide,” Expeditionary Wing. Story and photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kleber ID card office opens appointment system by Mark Heeter U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz ID card office on Kleber Kaserne has begun using a system through which customers can set up appointments online. However, Sean Osborne, who works at the passport office, said it is only one appointment per customer. For example, a sponsor who needs new cards for him- or herself and three children would need to create four adjacent appointments at the site. “It’s an easy system to use,” said David

Lingo, the garrison’s ID cards and passports section supervisor. Immediately upon confirming their appointments, customers receive an email with detailed instructions about what they need to bring to the ID card office. Lingo said customers must read and comply with the instructions to ensure they are not turned away. Customers may find the details under “hot topics” on the garrison website at www. rp.army.mil or on the appointment-creating website at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc. osd.mil/appointment/confirmation.aspx.

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86th SFS first-term Airman defends, protects, empowers Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Editors note: This is the first story in a three-part series about first-term Airmen working different jobs at Ramstein. For some Airmen fresh out of technical school, stepping out of an aircraft onto foreign soil can bring a blanket of silence and terror upon them. Knowing they are going to be part of the Air Force’s premier installation can put added pressure on them, but first-term Airmen of Team Ramstein mold themselves into competent, reliable and responsible service members. When stationed at a base working for a large wing with a lot of responsibilities, many first-term Airmen take on high priority tasks. Duties like guarding and checking identification cards at the gate or patrolling any of the military installations in the KMC is a major part of securing the safety of service members, civilians and resources throughout the area. “We get a bad stigma as cops, but I feel we help a lot of people here,” said Airman 1st Class Christian Kampe, 86th Security Forces Squadron defender. “We protect all the military personnel and their families in the KMC by performing entry control

and various other activities.” Having the responsibility of protecting more than 50,000 American military members and their families in the KMC can cause stress for many security forces defenders, but for Airmen like Kampe, seeing the benefits of being a defender makes the job enjoyable. “I love my job, because there’s literally no other career field that allows me to do so much,” Kampe said. “It’s a lot of fun and varies each day.” Along with duties at work, Kampe and other first-term Airmen are active in the community and academics. “I’ve done as many certifications for my job as I can while being an A1C,” Kampe said. “Before joining the Air Force I was attending college, and I hope to continue with my education once I complete my upgrade training, but for now I spend a lot of time volunteering around Ramstein.” Getting as many certifications as possible early in his career has put Kampe above most first-term Airmen. Certifying for jobs usually given to NCOs showed security forces leadership that he is committed. “He is an outstanding member of the 86th Airlift Wing team, who recently completed his certification as a base defense operations center controller,” said Master Sgt. Scott Brown, flight chief, 86th Security Forces

Squadron alpha flight, flight chief. “Having him complete this certification, which is normally accomplished by ranking senior airmen or staff sergeants, as an A1C is unheard of and is a great testament to his dedication.” More responsibilities are required of base defense operations center controllers, who work in the hub of the security forces squadron; they must be able to communicate to other agencies during emergency situations. “The base defense operations center is the nerve center of security forces,” Kampe said. “Whoever is the BDOC controller is the number one conduit during an emergency situation on this base. They coordinate with command post, firefighters and medics.” Communication with other agencies puts a lot of demand on first-term Airmen in security forces, but with the help of teamwork they are able to complete the job. “The majority of people I work with are first-term Airmen,” Kampe said. “With security forces there is a lot of responsibility for new Airmen, but the ones I know are very effective at what they do. We work very well together and we get the job done.” Being an important part of such a large mission, firstterm Airmen help provide world-class security to support over one-third of all U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air

Airman 1st Class Christian Kampe, 86th Security Forces Squadron defender, hands an Airman her identification card after checking it at an entry point Feb. 5 on Ramstein. Kampe is one of many first-term Airmen who are responsible for ensuring base operations run smoothly.

Forces Africa civilian and military personnel stationed in Europe. “First-term Airmen are an essential part of the 86th SFS accomplishing the Air Force mission from controlling entry onto the installation to standing guard to billions in U.S. and NATO assets,” Brown said. “This just covers the home-station mission and does not begin to touch on our numerous deployment requirements, which spans three combatant commands.” Working hard and effectively at a large base means Airmen like Kampe have a huge impact on the day-to-day missions of different organizations, such as USAFE-

AFAFRICA and NATO’s Allied Air Component Command Headquarters Ramstein. “First-term Airmen assigned to the 86th SFS have a huge impact here at Ramstein Air Base,” Brown said. “With USAFE-AFAFRICA, 3rd Air Force, NATO’s Allied Air Component Command Headquarters Ramstein and various military and civilian tenant agencies working here, they are the very first impression people have of the base. The 86th SFS Airmen know this and take pride in our professionalism and our ability to defend Ramstein, ensuring successful execution of air, space and cyber operations.”

635th MCT named Army’s best deployment team Members of the KMC and Headquarters U.S Army Europe G4 attend an Army “Best of the Best” Deployment Excellence Award ceremony Feb. 5 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The ceremony recognized Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 635th Movement Control Team.

Story and photo by Brandon Beach 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Army logisticians from the 635th Movement Control Team took home top honors during the Deployment Excellence Award 2012 competition year. The 21-Soldier unit, part of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 39th Transportation Battalion, was presented with the coveted Best of the Best trophy during an awards cere-

mony Feb. 5 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. “I’m extremely proud of all of my Soldiers,” said Capt. Raymond Beard, 635th detachment commander. “They put in all of the hard work, the dedication (and) the time away from their families, not only before the deployment but during the deployment.” The DEA is one part of the annual Combined Logistics Excellence Awards Program, also known as CLEA, which See AWARD, Page 11

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Job seekers can sign up for virtual career fair by Dijon Rolle U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz


embers of the Veteran Recruiting Services and European Army Alumni and Career Program will host a virtual career fair from 4 to 6 p.m. (Central European Time) Feb. 25. The event, the first of its kind according to Kaiserslautern ACAP officials, is open to service members and family members throughout Europe. “One of the most common concerns that we often hear from our transitioning service members are the lack of job fairs and employers coming to the area,” said Tamara Brethouwer, Kaiserslautern

ACAP counselor. “This was our way to remedy that. This is us bringing the employers to you. We actually have some Soldiers who have already uploaded their resume and have been already contacted by recruiters.” Job-seekers participating in the event can upload their resumes, build a profile, view and apply for jobs, visit employer booths and talk to recruiters. “This is Europe wide, and we’ve also opened it up in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait,” said Naini Robinson, Kaiserslautern ACAP counselor. “There are other installations that are jumping on it as well. This is not just for Kaiserslautern.” Fifteen to 30 employers from companies such as Wells Fargo, Lowe’s, Capital One and Xerox, among others, are expected to be online.

“Depending on if this launch is a success, this is something we would like to offer on a continual basis … so hopefully we will have enough support and we’re able to continue,” Brethouwer said. Participants will need to pre-register for the fair by visiting http://events.veteranrecruiting.com/vshow/ VRSCareer/registration/5690?partnerref=ACAP#. The Kaiserslautern ACAP office is scheduled to remain open for extended hours during the virtual career fair to assist participants and provide computer access to anyone who may need it. The Kaiserslautern ACAP office is located in Bldg. 3205 on Kleber Kaserne (across from the dining facility). For more information, call 483-7089 or 0631-411-7089.

Everything to live for by Airman Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Many times there are difficult obstacles to overcome in life. Not only can these obstructions be mentally and physically challenging to individuals, but they can be painful to discuss with others. Staff Sgt. Craig West, 693rd Intelligence Support Squadron plans and installation manager, struggled from a young age to cope with certain dynamics in his life. To this day, he still finds it hard to accept the haunting reality of his past decisions. “We all have things in life that are hard to admit or discuss,” West said. “The hardest thing that I’ve had to admit to myself is that I’m gay and tried to commit suicide.” Because of West’s upbringing, he felt shameful for being homosexual, because most people in the town he grew up in were traditional and conservative. “Where I grew up, you were Catholic,” West said. “If you weren’t Catholic, you were Methodist. It was a very conservative area. Being gay in that area doesn’t happen.” Growing up, West knew he was different from his peers. He felt out of place around everyone in school. “Going through high school, I wasn’t like the rest of the guys,” West said. “I wasn’t looking at girls.” Though he didn’t participate in chasing women, no one knew he was gay. In fact, he was terrified to let anyone in on his secret. “When I was a sophomore my cousin, Allen, came out to my family,” he said. “My father and his two brothers gave him 24 hours to get out of the state. I didn’t want that to happen to me, so I hid it. I hid it so well that no one had a single clue.” West grew to hate himself. He focused his emotions on school and tried to numb himself from the pain he felt. He knew if he told anyone, they would reject him, especially the ones he loved most — his family. “I went off to college and buried myself in work,” West said. “I was doing 18 to 22 credit hours a semester, working two to three jobs, doing anything to keep myself preoccupied. I started shutting down my emotions. The only emotion I couldn’t shut down was my

hate toward myself.” “I finished my tour at Osan and decided it was time Despite depression, West was able to graduate from to live life,” West said. “I started going out and actucollege. A week after he graduated, he lost his job. ally worked up the nerve to go to a gay bar. I met the West knew he had to do something more with his life. most incredible person in my life that night. He made “I spent the summer bumming around, then joined me feel like I mattered and that I could be loved. He the Air Force,” West said. “From there I was stationed helped me put my life back together.” at Andrews Air Force Base.” Jess was the person in whom West confided. They Though West had a steady career, self-hatred lin- had unconditional love and support for each other. gered and depression continuously progressed. Through the good and bad times, their bond strength“It got to the point where if anyone would say ened, until one deployment changed everything. anything to me, even ‘Good morning,’ I would just “While Jess’s unit was deployed I got a call from snap,” West said. “It was the kind of anger that was my friend April, and she told me to sit down,” West just beyond words. It left me feeling alone. I wouldn’t said. “I said, ‘April, what’s going on?’ She said, ‘Jess talk to anyone because, if I did, I’d get thrown out of was killed by an (improvised explosive device).” the military. I didn’t want to get thrown out, because A flood of emotions filled him as he could recall I actually enjoyed my job. I lost myself in that world. every moment they spent together. The anger finally subsided.” “I still remember the last dinner that we had togethHis happiness eventually diminished, and the frus- er and all the stupid quirky things he used to do,” West tration returned. He couldn’t help but feel trapped, not said. able to truly be himself. West felt he owed it to Jess to attend his funeral. He “I went to Osan, Korea, and couldn’t hide my anger worked up the courage to contact Jess’s parents to let anymore,” West said. “Seeing other gays and lesbians them know he would be attending. Then, something flaunt it like they hadn’t a care in the world, the anxi- unexpected happened. ety, depression and anger nearly got the best of me.” “I called his parents and told them I’d like to attend Because the military had not yet repealed “don’t his funeral,” West said. “I wanted to pay my last ask, don’t tell,” West’s career was on the line if he respects and say goodbye. Their response: ‘Our son opened up to anyone. His inability to talk about his was not a faggot. We will not have one at his funeral.’” homosexuality led him to attempt to hang himself. The ridicule caused his depression to flood back. “I went to the (base exchange), bought some rope See DECISIONS, Page 11 and tried to hang myself in the empty dorm above mine. I don’t remember much of what happened,” he said. “All I remember is a friend of mine cradling my head in his lap and saying, ‘Everything will be OK.’ Thankfully, John stayed with me the entire weekend; he wouldn’t let me be alone. It turned out that John was also gay. He helped me put myself back together. I started to realize that being gay, being different, isn’t such a bad thing.” With the help of his friend, West was starting from BIO-CLEANING 2 able to see clearer and decided to lead a PET ODOR REMOVAL €9.90/m + VAT more enjoyable life. He felt genuinely hap54 a (across from City Hall) • 66849 Landstuhl • Tel.: 06371-61 22 11 pier and surrounded himself with positive Kaiserstr. Spittelstr. 3 (near Stiftsplatz) • 67655 Kaiserslautern • Tel.: 0631-37 35 60 10 people.

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Ramstein boasts lottery of numbered units, heritage by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


amstein possesses a grabbag of numbered squadrons, detachments and globally separated units. How these squadrons came under control of the 86th Airlift Wing starts back when the wing was first established. Jan. 13, 1942, marked the inception of the 86th AW and its three squadrons: the 309th, 310th and 312th Bombardment Squadrons. By the time the 86th AW established its first headquarters in Germany, it continued a now long-running tradition of having squadrons numbered with no correlation to the wing. Currently, Ramstein has two dif-

ferent civil engineer squadrons, two different force support squadrons, two different security forces squadrons, two different airlift squadrons and a handful of GSUs and detachments. How did all these squadrons become a part of the 86th AW, and what differences do each of these units have from each other? “The exchange of units is something that happens frequently,” said Silvano Wueschner, 86th AW historian. “As wings gain units they always try to keep those with the strongest heritage as well.” Other squadrons became part of the Ramstein family through structural reorganization. “The 86th and 786th Force Support Squadrons came into existence after the merger between the previous 86th

as the outdoor recreation, while the 786th handles combat support functions.” Another route to add a unit into Ramstein’s family is when another wing closes or changes their mission. “When Ramstein was redesignated as an airlift wing and the 435th AW was inactivated, Ramstein took on the 37th AS,” Wueschner said. “The 37th AS has a rich history dating back to the invasion of Normandy and to change its heritage by changing its designation goes against the standard.” Adapting and acquiring units keeps Ramstein ready to fight at a moment’s notice. Ramstein may host a lottery of numbered units, but that’s just what keeps its heritage thriving.

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The voice at the end of the line any caller who needs assistance. Our customer service is our No. 1 priority.” Switchboard operator In the early morning, when Ursula Dunn said the satisthe phones are relatively faction that comes with sucsilent, the operators of the cessfully assisting a customU.S. Air Forces in Europe er is one of the reasons she Consolidated Switchboard loves her job. prepare for the daily rush of “We’re the first stop for calls. people to find out what’s hapMostly local nationals, pening on base,” Dunn said. they laugh and joke with one “Many people are new to the another in a mix of German base and are trying to find out and English. When the calls where things are. My favorite come in, they are instantly part of this job is being able prepared, switching easily to help them find what they between languages to assist need.” the caller as efficiently as Another crucial service possible. performed by the operators Every day and hour of is the connection of morale the year, the operators at calls between deployed serthe Telephone Operations vice members and their famiPhoto by Sara Pavich Facility on Ramstein are lies. Operators may receive available to connect callers Switchboard shift supervisor Maria Caetano connects a caller to the correct organization Feb. 5 on Ramstein. Caetano and connect incoming calls has worked at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Consolidated Switchboard for 14 years and speaks five languages. from all over the world. A from service members or total of 43 employees field more than 170,000 calls “It’s a must for this job,” said Pia-Maria Sakuda, direct calls to deployed service members from fameach month. This crucial work is achieved by the chief of Telephone Operations. “We speak seven ily members at home. use of the consolidated switchboard, an electronic different languages in all, which extends our cus“This is a very special part of the job,” said Maria system allowing operators to connect to more than tomer service to people from all over the world who Caetano, switchboard shift supervisor. “It’s very 30,000 telephone numbers. don’t speak English.” important, because we are the gateway to connectThe switchboard is the only one of its kind in While the official duty of the Consolidated ing these separated families.” all USAFE facilities. The operators are respon- Switchboard is to provide connecting services to It is this simple but necessary power to connect sible for directing telephone calls between bases in the five countries in the USAFE command, the making the services offered by the consolidated Germany, Turkey, the Azores, Italy and the United operators also receive calls from other countries. switchboard so critical. Although the operators Kingdom. Such callers are assisted as readily as callers from acknowledge it is sometimes stressful, there is a Since the customer pool is so diverse, the most USAFE locations. sense of purpose and pride that comes with the job. important skill an operator must have is the ability “I am especially proud of our non-bureaucratic The camaraderie among the operators creates a to speak English and at least one other language. system,” Sakuda said. “We will give service to friendly and supportive work environment. by Sara Pavich 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army

Gorenc greets Soldiers Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command greet U.S. Air Force Gen. Frank Gorenc, commander of NATO Allied Air Command, during his visit to Gaziantep, Turkey, Jan. 28. The visit allowed Gorenc and the AIRCOM deputy commander, French Lt. Gen. Dominique de Longvilliers, to meet U.S. and Turkish leadership, become familiar with the area of operations, talk with Soldiers, and discuss integration of NATO assets and other resources in helping to protect Turkish civilians from foreign missile threats.

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Training to win close fights

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Staff Sgt. Christopher Whiting, 435th Security Forces Squadron cadre, shows Airmen proper tactics when breaching a building in confined areas Feb. 8 in Baumholder. The 435th SFS trains Airmen from throughout the Air Force to prepare them for deployments around the world. The security forces members sharpened many of their skills, including mounted and dismounted tactics, tactical combat care, weapons firing, and night vision operations.

Photo by Sara Pavich

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Security forces members line up to have their weapons cleared of simulation rounds. Airmen participated in the 19-day urban operations base security operations course to hone their skills.

Senior Airman Kenneth Rivera-Ithier, 514th Security Forces Squadron defender, assists a team member into a building during an urban operations base security operations course. More than 100 Airmen participated in the course to sharpen their skills and come together as a team.

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Security forces members breach a building during an urban operations base security operations course. Airmen trained in many different scenarios to sharpen theirs close quarters combat skills.

Airman 1st Class Matthew Hulick, 514th Security Forces Squadron defender, scans his sector for opposition forces during an urban operations base security operations course.

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CSAF releases 2014 reading list

Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Training to guide warheads on target Airmen with the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing undergo a simulated live-fire exercise Feb. 5 in Grafenwöhr, Germany. The 435th AGOW establishes expeditionary airfield operations and communications and provides theater-wide combat support and training.

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honors the top three units that have contributed significantly to Army readiness in the fields of deployment, supply and maintenance. Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason, U.S. Army G-4 (Logistics) deputy chief of staff, presented the CLEA for deployment excellence to Soldiers of the 635th. “They beat out literally hundreds of small, medium (and) large units — Active, Reserve and National Guard,” said Mason during his remarks. “A

million-plus Soldiers in our Army (and) 21 Soldiers stood out above the rest. It’s an absolutely phenomenal accomplishment.” For Army logisticians, the award ranks up there with winning a Super Bowl ring, which Mason alluded to in his remarks. “These guys are the Seattle Seahawks of deployment,” he said. While 635th Soldiers took home the Army’s top deployment trophy, they also won in the Small Unit ActiveArmy category at both the Department

DECISIONS, from Page 7

He did the only thing he felt he could do to distract himself; he buried himself in his work again. He soon realized that he couldn’t dwell on his hurt and sadness. “After Jess’s death, I felt demoralized and depressed. I moped around a lot and at one point I realized, Jess would be kicking my butt up one side and down the other if I didn’t try to go back out there and at least try to live life,” West said. “Slowly, but surely, I got there.” With a newfound confidence, West was able to find happiness and closure. Soon after, something happened that would change the lives of many. “Something incredible happened; our president signed the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’” West said. “I didn’t believe it was real. I started to think, ‘Well, what if they repeal the repeal?’ It finally hit me when an Airman posted a video on YouTube of himself calling his father and letting him know he was gay.” With homosexuality being open in the military, West felt he was able to finally start opening up, and the hardest people to tell would be his family. “I decided I was going to tell the person closest to me, my cousin Delisa. When she came to visit me, I finally told her what happened at Osan and everything else,” West said. “Next thing I know, I have a right-hook coming at me across my face. Then she gave me a giant hug and said, ‘Everything will be OK.’

WASHINGTON — The Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III published his professional reading list Feb. 6. “This year’s CSAF reading list was designed to build understanding,” Welsh said in his message to Airmen. “There are stories of Airmen, fellow service members and leaders from many different backgrounds. I bet there’s a book, a movie, a piece of artwork, or a TED Talk in there that you can relate to.” This year’s list contains 12 books — nine from Welsh and three selected by Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody — seven films, seven TED talks, Web-based resources, artwork and photography selections. “Every day is an opportunity to tell our Air Force story. Books offer the knowledge to help appreciate and, at times, better understand these stories,” Cody said in his message. “These three books provide new perspectives. They offer new ideas on how we can connect and communicate to reach personal and professional goals.” Selections will be available at base libraries within the next month. The full 2014 reading list, as well as previous years, can be found at http://static.dma.mil/usaf/csafreadinglist/index.html. Gen. Ronald Fogleman created the CSAF Professional Reading Program in 1996 to develop a common frame of reference among Air Force members. (Courtesy of Air Force News Service)

of the Army and U.S. Army Europe levels. Overall, they bested 48 units, garrisons and installations across a diverse competition field. Most notably, 635th Soldiers were recognized for providing transportation movement control support at Ramstein Air Base to thousands of service members on deployment and redeployment status. In 2012, they coordinated buses and security for more than 3,000 personnel deploying to Afghanistan. Additionally, the unit received, processed and shipped

Things started really getting better. I didn’t tell my mom and dad at that point, because I was still too worried about their reactions.” He knew the day would soon arrive where he’d have to tell his parents. After all, he couldn’t keep it a secret forever. “I finally worked up the courage and called my mom,” West said. “I told her, and she said, ‘Craig, you’re my son. I’m going to love you no matter what. By the way, I already knew. I’ve always known.’ My relationship has gotten better with my mom because of this.” The acceptance he was finally receiving enabled West to be himself, and he was finally happy. “When I was stationed in Osan, I met fantastic people there who helped finish what just started,” West said. “I laugh and smile now. Before, I was a very ugly human being.” If he thought it would be difficult telling his mother, it would be practically impossible to admit it to his father. It took a lot for him to finally work up the courage, but West finally made the call. “One night I gathered the nerve and called my dad. After I told him I’m gay, he said he was very disappointed in me, then he hung up the phone,” West said. “My dad and I didn’t talk for more than a year. When it was time to leave Osan, I called my mom and told her I couldn’t come home. She asked me why. I said, ‘Think about dad. Think about the family.’ She told me

more than 2,000 short tons of cargo to 60 missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The 635th MCT joins the Nebraska Army National Guard and the Fort Leonard Wood-based Fleet Management Expansion Team, recipients of the supply excellence award and maintenance excellence award respectively, as the Army’s top three logistical units. “The entire Army team is so very proud of each and every one of you,” Mason said. “You are an incredible group of warrior logisticians.”

not to worry and that she’d take care of it.” His father’s reaction far from encouraged West to go home, but this is his family. He knew they’d still love him, though they may not fully agree with his lifestyle. When West arrived home, he came home to an unexpected warm welcome. “After I got through customs at the airport, I saw my dad crying,” West said. “He said to me, ‘I’m so sorry.’ I had never seen my dad cry before. To this day though, I wouldn’t say my dad’s necessarily OK with it. As he says, I’m still his son so he still loves me, but he doesn’t agree with my ‘choice.’ If I could choose, I’d choose to be straight. There’s so much less crap you have to deal with.” With the weight of his secret off his shoulders, West is able to live his life the way he wants. Though he struggled to get where he is today, West said he’d rather be here than dead. “If you get one thing from my story, I hope it’s if you’re in a situation like mine, please don’t harm yourself,” he said. “It’s not worth it. To the family, friends and supervisors: don’t let someone you know feel so alone that they attempt the unthinkable. Talk to them, not at them. Let them know that you care and that someone is there for them. To those of you in my situation: don’t give up hope. Hold on to it, cling to it and fight for it with every ounce of your being. Death is far too permanent.”

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Recipe of the week: INGREDIENTS: 8 to 10 juicy oranges 3 packages vanilla pudding powder mix — for 2 cups milk each 1 cup sugar 6 cups orange juice 1 1/2 cups creme fraiche 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 packages Vanillin Zucker (vanilla sugar) 2 cups Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) DIRECTIONS: • Squeeze or press the juice from all of the oranges. Measure out and separate 2 cups. • Mix together the pudding powder mix and 1 cup of sugar. Stir 1 1/4 cups of the orange juice into the pudding mixture and stir

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Photo Caption Contest Here’s how it works: Write an imaginative, humorous, printable caption related to the photo and the Air Force and email it with the subject line “KA Photo Caption Contest” to 86AW.PA@ramstein.af.mil. Include your name, address and phone number. Crude, obscene or inappropriate comments will be dismissed. The contestant whose entry picks up the most laughs, or in some cases groans, from our selection panel will receive a free value meal card, courtesy of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Contest winners will be published in the next edition of the Kaiserslautern American and online at www.ramstein.af.mil.

The winner of last week’s photo caption contest is Jeanie Veith with the caption: “Come on Pal, don’t think it through just USE YOUR HEAD!” Veith won a free value meal card, courtesy of AAFES.

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until blended. Pour the remaining juice into a sauce pan and bring to a low boil. Slowly stir in the pudding/orange juice mixture and continue to cook until it comes to a second boil. • Allow the pudding mixture to cool, and then pour the mixture into 10 to 12 large glasses or into a clear glass bowl. Chill for 3 hours. • Mix together the creme fraiche, the remaining 2 1/2 tablespoons) of sugar and the Vanillin Zucker (vanilla sugar). Blend until smooth. Beat the Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) until stiff. Fold the whipped cream into the creme fraiche mixture. Quickly pour on to the top of the orange cream mixture. • NOTE: If you can’t find fresh oranges to press, you can use 8 1/2 cups) of 100 percent pure orange juice instead (no sugar added juice)

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Healthy dating for teens by Emily McCormick Ramstein Family Advocacy February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. If you are not aware of this issue, you are not alone. In a survey from 2012, 81 percent of parents believed teen dating violence was not an issue or stated they don’t know if it’s an issue. Unfortunately, because teen dating violence is often a problem that teens keep secret, even parents who have an open, close relationship with their son or daughter may be unaware it is happening. In reality, 1 in 10 American teenagers are physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend each year. Others may be sexually or emotionally abused. Here is some information that may help you talk about this issue with your teen. What is teen dating abuse? Dating abuse occurs when one partner seeks to gain power and control over the other by emotional, sexual, physical or social abuse. Teen dating violence can include the following: • Physical abuse — non acciden-

tal use of force causing fear or injury (hitting, slapping, shoving, biting, strangling) • Emotional/verbal abuse — behaviors such as demeaning, belittling, name calling, threats, isolating from friends/family, stalking, extreme jealousy • Sexual abuse — unwanted sexual contact • Cyber abuse — using social media to demean, threaten, isolate, humiliate. This could include spreading rumors about the partner, uploading pictures without consent, stalking. Teen dating abuse usually involves a pattern of behavior; the behavior typically intensifies over time, causing the teen to be increasingly at risk. Often the relationship seems to start well, with the teen feeling special and valued. It then evolves into a relationship that is exclusive to the point of isolating the teen from friends and family. Some signs that abuse may be happening in your teen’s relationship: • He/she may cancel plans with friends, withdraw from sports or other activities.

Teens stay in an abusive relationship for a number of reasons. They may feel embarrassed, ashamed or confused and expect that no one will believe them. They may also lack the ability to recognize what abuse is. They may have been threatened by their partner. They may not be ready to end the relationship and fear that their parents will put an end to the relationship. They may also think that parents will be angry at them for not telling sooner, and they may lose privileges or be in trouble. Parents should talk with their teen about safety in ending the relationship, as a teen may be at increased risk during a break up. Courtesy photo

• Evidence of anxiety or depression. • The need to stay in constant touch with the partner. • Secrecy beyond what is normal for him/her. • Reluctance to talk about any problems in the relationship. • Defensive if perceiving their boy/ girlfriend is being criticized. • Injuries for which the explanation seems vague or doesn’t make sense.

What parents can do: • Talk openly with your teen about safe and healthy relationships. • Use opportunities like watching a TV show to talk about their choices — a good approach is to ask how other teens handle dating issues. • Talk directly, but without judgment, to your teen if you suspect abuse. Express your concern and let them know you are there to listen. See teen dating, Page 27

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Photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart

Photo by Senior Airman Jose L. Leon

Civic leaders tour

African partners get training

Staff Sgt. Chance Gorham, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, shows Massimo Colomban (left), Air Mobility Command civic leader, the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 5 on Ramstein. The 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing hosted Colomban and other civic leaders during a commander’s call to strengthen ties and capture the importance of civic leaders to the AMC mission.

Nigerian and Cameroonian partners meet with Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility personnel to discuss the intricacies of preparing patients for long distance, fixed wing evacuations Feb. 6 on Ramstein. Soldiers from Cameroon, Burundi and Nigeria partnered with U.S. forces to conduct training and prepare equipment for aerial delivery, establish drop zones and learn about Tactical Combat Casualty Care.

‘Always Ready’ command team encourages mentorship through reading Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs As a command team, they are accustomed to leading and mentoring. When they stand in front of their formations, they can render hundreds of Soldiers silent with a single word. Today, they will face a new challenge as they try to mentor a new group — the first grade. The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 21st Special Troops Battalion command team took time out of their day Feb. 7 to read children’s books to students of a first-grade class at Kaiserslautern Elementary School on Vogelweh Military Complex. Lt. Col. Patricia K. Wright and Command Sgt. Maj. Brian K. Mainor, the 21st STB commander and command sergeant major, each chose books they thought would best entertain the young students and promote Black History Month. During a 30-minute session, the “Always Ready” command team amazed and entertained nearly 40 students with pictures, words and questions, said first-grade teacher Laurie Smith. “They are doing a great job entertaining and reading to the kids… this is a very important thing they are doing,” Smith said. “When our students see members of the military reading to them, it shows them that everybody reads.” Mainor, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., led the reading with the book “The First Bear in Africa,” by Satomi Ichikawa, a tale of a young boy’s teddy bear that is left behind after his family visits an African Village. As he read, he posed questions to the children about the pictures they were seeing and asked them to identify different animals described in the book. After reading, Mainor shared his thoughts on mentorship and why reading to the students was important.

Lt. Col. Patricia K. Wright, 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 21st Special Troops Battalion commander, reads “My Brother Charlie,” by Holly Robinson Peete, to a classroom of first-graders Feb. 7 at Kaiserslautern Elementary School on Vogelweh Military Complex.

“This is an important opportunity because it gives us a chance to interact with the community and especially the kids, and it gives us a chance to represent the U.S. Army,” Mainor said. “Being here, reading to the kids and interacting with them is a real pleasure to me.” Wright, a native of Sheffield, Mass., followed with “My Brother Charlie,” by Holly Robinson Peete, a story about a young girl whose brother is afflicted with autism. As she read, Wright asked the students questions about how the young girl inter-

acted with her brother based on the pictures in the book. Afterward, she explained that mentorship is something every Soldier should strive to do within their community. “Reading is fundamental, and I think children really enjoy having someone other than their teacher come and read to them,” Wright said. “I think that Soldiers should all try and volunteer. This is our community, and we should be involved.”

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86th FSS celebrates day of love Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Candy, balloons, flowers and stuffed animals covered tables at the Ramstein Community Center, ready to be bought by people in preparation to celebrate the day of love. Members of the 86th Force Support Squadron prepared hundreds of gift baskets for this year’s Cupid’s Valentine Gift Shop. Volunteers worked for weeks to prepare gift baskets that range from small children’s baskets to extra-large gift baskets filled with candy, candles, bath items, stuffed animals, wine and beer. A large selection of balloons is also available for purchase. “If you want a cuddly toy, something for your kids or something for a friend or spouse, anything at all, we got it,” said Marcie Cerf, 86th FSS Ramstein Community Center program director. Showing love and gratitude to the ones who mean the most with a nice gift could make for an

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. 0631-3406-4098 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.

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Religious Education (grades K-8): 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sundays Confession: 11:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass: 12:30 p.m. Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Religious Education (following Mass) Confession: 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-FridayÀ

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. Fridays

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Tech. Sgt. Adrian Justice, 86th Material Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of armament, looks at gift baskets at the Cupid’s Valentine Gift Shop

Gift baskets for children and adults of all ages are offered at the Cupid’s Valentine Gift Shop Feb. 5 on Ramstein.

amazing Valentine’s Day. With proceeds going to the Ramstein Community Center, buyers show appreciation to not only their loved ones but give a little bit back to the community. “There’s nothing like Valentine’s Day,” Cerf said. “The day of love. The day to show appreciation to your children and your family.” Celebrating the holiday of love, named after the Catholic bishop Saint Valentine, is a tradition that dates back to the saint’s death on Feb. 14, around the year 269 A.D. “It kind of brightens up that dreary weather out there,” Cerf said. “We love Valentine’s Day.” The last day of Cupid’s Valentine Gift Shop is today with Cupid volunteers delivering baskets to KMC members while dressed in heart vests, red bow ties and festive hats. Come on out to the Ramstein Community Center and grab a gift basket, balloon or stuffed animal for the ones that matter most and don’t forget to fill out a card to go with your basket signed “From your Valentine” in honor of Saint Valentine.

Islamic Services

Ramstein South Chapel Mosque (480-5753) Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. For religious education and daily prayers, check the prayer schedule

Orthodox Christian

Kapaun Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Divine Liturgy: 9 a.m. Sundays Confessions by appointment

Youth Group Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) “Plugged In” Middle School Youth Group: 2-4 p.m. Sundays Café Dinner (for students and their families): 4:15-5:15 p.m. Sundays “The Rock” High School Youth Group: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays More information: www.kmcyouth.com

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

Korean Service 1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South 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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Lighting up the KMC Airman 1st Class Zachary Reinert, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems technician, repairs the wires of a street lamp Feb. 6 on Ramstein. Members of the 786th CES work more than 480 man-hours per month to keep Ramstein’s street lights working properly.

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Don’t wait until it’s too late

by Staff Sgt. Halima H. Burton 86th Dental Squadron

Picture this: A mother takes her 4-year-old to the dentist for her child’s annual checkup. During the appointment the dentist diagnoses the child with a cavity that needs treatment and a few areas that could lead to future cavities, but do not require treatment at this time. That same day, the mother is able to schedule a return appointment. When she speaks with her husband, he is disappointed because he had a surprise trip planned for the family at the same time the child is scheduled for dental treatment. The husband divulges the surprise and since the child is not in pain, the mother makes the decision to cancel the scheduled treatment. Several months go by, and life catches up with this family. The mother seeks urgent dental care when the child starts running a fever from a problem tooth. She anxiously brings her child to sick call, and the same dentist from a year ago reviews the child’s documented treatment needs. What should have been a simple treatment now requires extensive dental care.

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Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease. It is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. Children who lack basic dental care miss more days of school and see a general decline in health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, untreated tooth decay is progressive and can be devastating to children’s long-term health, such as with eating, speaking, playing and learning. In extenuating circumstances, untreated tooth decay can even lead to death. In 2007, a 12-year-old boy named Deamonte Driver had an abscess that resulted from tooth decay. His mother, who had a small income, searched desperately to find a dentist that would take her insurance. Deamonte’s pain was so intense that his mother ended up taking him to the emergency room. He was given antibiotics to treat sinusitis and a dental abscess then sent home. Unfortunately, Deamonte’s situation worsened, and he was rushed back to the hospital and into surgery. The young boy had a bacterial infection from the dental abscess that spread to his brain. Deamonte




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suffered through two surgeries and eight weeks of rehabilitative care and therapy totaling $250,000. None of these efforts spared the young boy’s life. On Feb. 25, 2007, Deamonte died at the age of 12. Unlike Deamonte’s mother, activeduty personnel have great dental care available for their dependents and themselves. The 86th Dental Squadron has dentists that specialize in pediatric needs.

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Ramstein Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Community Blood Drive Tuesday, March 4 2014, 1800 - 1900 Ramstein Northside Chapel St. Alban’s Episcopal Congregation will hold its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper 4 March 2014 from 6 to 7p.m. at Ramstein’s Northside Chapel. This event is open to everyone in the KMC. At this “Mardi Gras” meal, which represents the last feast before Lent, you can have all the pancakes (and more!) you can eat. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Tonya Parham at 0162-512-6324.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Sponsored by the 352nd NWS Det. 1 POCs: Airman 1st Class Jonathan Garcia Staff Sgt. Krystal Colon 314-489-6994 • Militaryblood.dod.mil To schedule an appointment or to find out if you’re eligible to donate, call the American Red Cross at 480-2171 or 06371-47-2171, or visit www.militarydonor.com.

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Photo by Holly Freeman

Photo by Jack Woodfork

Vogelweh Elementary School students wear pink to school to show their unity and stand up against bullies. The color pink is based on a campaign started by two seniors who stood up for a freshman student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.

Ramstein High School students Randle Steinbeck, Kylie Weaver, Thomas Davey and Kevin Parvizi go head to head with the brain bowl team in a “Jeapordy” style questioning to help them prepare for an upcoming competition.

Vogelweh Elementary School fifth-grader Kathleen Julca (foreground, left) plays Kaiserslautern Elementary School fourthgrader Heaven Jones (foreground, right) in a game of chess as a way to prepare for a tournament Feb. 22 at the KMCC.

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LEFT: William Walker, the representative for VFW Post 2560 in Baumholder, and Wetzel Elementary School Principal Angie Lamonski (center) present WES sixth-grader Yeji Lee with a certificate, medal and $75 college fund check for winning second place in the annual Patriot’s Pen Essay competition. ABOVE: Students from the Ramstein Middle School Advancement Via Individual Determination class participate in the first Socratic Seminar with Spangdahlem Middle School AVID students. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Education Notes After school learning program

Get your child involved in a fun theater program through KMC Onstage. Classes will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday starting Tuesday to May 8. Youth will put on performances of “Sleeping Beauty” on May 9 and 10. Cost is $200, and $100 per additional child. Open to ages 7 and up. For more information, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626, or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.

T-shirt logo contest

The Month of the Military Child International Children’s Festival is holding a T-shirt logo contest, open to all participants of KMC School Age and Youth Programs, ages 5 to 18. This year’s theme is “Smiles Around the World.” The logo should be clear and bright to ensure easy transferability to screen printing and may not include offensive language or graphics. Submissions are due March 1 and may be turned into any KMC Child and Youth Services facility. The winner will receive a free T-shirt with his or her design.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Join CYS Services, Army libraries, and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation in celebrating the many works of Dr. Seuss. Come to the Rheinland-Pfalz Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 1 for a variety of fun events, including “Horton Hears a Who” puppet shows, story time, make-and-take activities, pictures with Seussian characters, bouncy castles, face painting, raffles and giveaways, a Seussian costume contest, and more. For more information, contact the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Chess tournament

Four Kaiserslautern area schools (Ramstein Elementary School, Ramstein Intermediate School, Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School and Kaiserslautern Elementary School) will compete in a chess tournament Feb. 22 inside the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. Sign-in will be from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. For more information, call Jack Woodfork at 0160-3898893, 0682-1942-1185 or 0631-54589.

Story time at the library

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library at Landstuhl at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday for story time. Introduce children to books and reading. Librarians and volunteers read stories to match the ages and attention spans of the children attending. Story time is for children ages 2 to 5. No sign-up required. The Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library is located in Bldg. 3810. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-867322.

Dance lessons

SKIESUnlimited offers a variety of dance classes, including ballet, hip hop, tap, lyrical, combo and jazz, at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Classes are open to ages 3 to 18, varying by class. Classes are offered at Landstuhl and Pulaski locations. To find out more about dance opportunities for your child or youth, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 4934516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

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US, African soldiers train t Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Capt. Thomas F. Torchia (left), Central Accord 14 Phase I OIC assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, explains how a bundle is dropped from a C-130 aircraft during an airborne operation to Nigerian Lt. Col. Seun A. Kuponiyi during Central Accord 14 Phase I Feb. 5 on Ramstein.

First Lt. Orlando R. Zambrano, an operations officer with the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, translates instructions for measuring wind conditions into French for a delegation of soldiers from Africa during Central Accord 14 Phase I Feb. 5 on Drop Zone Alzey.

Capt. Thomas F. Torchia (left), Central Accord 14 Phase I OIC assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, watches a medical training video with Cameroonian army Capt. Assam Guy Francis Amour Feb. 4 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

Service members from around the world converged on the KMC Feb. 3 to 7 to train international partners from Africa for Central Accord 14 Phase I. Central Accord 14 is an international training exercise coordinated by U.S. Army Africa, and Phase I acted as an opportunity to provide familiarization training to soldiers from Burundi, Cameroon and Nigeria. U.S. personnel engaged in training, and oversight of Phase I came from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermaster Company, 21st Special Troops Battalion, the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, C Company Long Range Surveillance, 3rd Battalion, 108th Cavalry Regiment and the Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute. Two Soldiers from the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade also took part in Phase I as interpreters. The 173rd ABCT provided officers and NCOs to act as observers and controllers during all the training. The “Sky Soldiers” also coordinated the training schedule, ensured all training occurred on time and even provided some assistance to the translators from the Utah National Guard, said Capt. Thomas Torchia, the officer in charge of Central Accord 14 Phase I, assigned to the 173rd ABCT. “The 173rd is assisting with all phases of Central Accord 14, and for Phase I, we are here to make sure the training stays on track and to make sure our African partners are getting the training they need,” Torchia said. “This event is a valuable opportunity for these African soldiers to get this training in a small group environment.” The “First in Support” Soldiers from the 5th QM Co. coordinated sleeping arrangements for all training members, arranged transportation to all training sites and provided cold weather clothing for the African partners. The riggers were also charged with conducting training in parachute rigging and air drop operations. The 5th QM Co. conducted an air drop featuring four parachuterigged bundles for the African delegation to observe. “Anytime we get to do an air drop or airborne training with our international partners it’s a great experience,” said Spc. Edwin Schimmer, a parachute rigger assigned to the 5th QM Co. “We trained them on how to prepare a bundle

for air-drop, how to properly weig and how to properly label it. That’s fine, but I think they enjoyed the ac air-drop most. They even helped recover the bundles from the drop z after the mission was over.” The Soldiers from C Co. LRS p vided training on basic infantry sk including reacting to contact, setting an ambush and breaking contact, s Sgt. Eddie Negron, the infantry tac instructor for Central Accord 14 Phas The LRS Soldiers also provi Pathfinder training, which included de onstrations on how to prepare a d zone for an airborne operation. T instructed the African trainees on m suring wind speeds and their impact o drop zone, how to properly mark a d zone and how U.S. aircraft react to th markers during an operation. During 5th QM Co. air-drop, the LRS Sold observed and provided feedback as African delegation prepared a rai angle marker and assessed wind con tions, said Staff Sgt. Raymond Nov the leader Pathfinder trainer for Cen Accord 14 Phase I. “We want these (African) soldiers have the best understanding they on how to prepare a drop-zone for airborne operation,” Novak said. “T were motivated during the instruct and they were very enthusiastic w setting up the drop-zone for the air-d mission.” Central Accord Phase I conclu with basic combat lifesaver train from the DMRTI. The classes inclu how to control bleeding, how to app bandage, how to apply a tourniquet airway management, said Petty Offi Justin P. Lamb, a U.S. Navy Corpsm assigned to DMRTI. “Medical training, especially com lifesaver, is extremely important for U and foreign personnel alike,” Lamb s “This training was effective beca the African soldiers got some hands training with some of the equipment, one of their medical officers even g some of the instruction.” Additional phases of Central Acc 14 will be hosted in Cameroon later this year. The African delegation agr the training they received during Ph I was valuable and would help them the future, said Nigerian Lt. Col. S A. Kuponiyi. “This training was very benefic and the American Soldiers taught u lot,” Kuponiyi said. “Even though th was a language barrier, we overca it. These classes will help us during training in Cameroon.”

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February Mark Your Calendar 2014

“The Poetâ€? develop. Though they are from two distant cultures, their bond blossoms into a tender friendship. The showing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. Âť World-renowned concert pianist Marvin Goldstein plays “Love Songs of the 20th Centuryâ€? from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Free tickets can be collected at the officers’ and enlisted clubs’ service windows. All ranks are welcome. Âť Armstrong’s Club hosts Karaoke Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 21 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For ages 18 and up. For details, call 0631-354-9986. Âť The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern is looking for donations for its annual Pfennig Bazaar scheduled to take place in March. Clean clothes, household goods, toys, books, appliances and music media are needed. Mattresses, furniture, skis, ski boots, suitcases, curtains and large items won’t be accepted. Drop-off location is on Hackstrasse 4 to 6 in Kaiserslautern. Drop-off times are from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 21 and 22. For more information, call Martina Anctil at 0157-73408463 or visit www.gaiwc.com. Âť KMC Onstage presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.â€? The story follows the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, capturing the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence, their fear, their hope, their laughter and their grief. Show dates: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 28 and March 1, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2 and 9. Reservations can be made via Webtrac, by call-

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Âť Armstrong’s Club hosts Latin Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 22 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Show off your dancing expertise with salsa, bachata, merengue and the rumba. For ages 18 and up. For details, call 0631-354-9986. Âť KMC Onstage is proud to present a special wine and cheese evening featuring the performance of “Love Letters,â€? by A.R. Gurney. The wine and cheese option includes two glasses of wine (or a non-alcoholic beverage) and a selection of fine fruits and cheeses. Tickets are $25 and advanced reservations and payment are required by Tuesday the week of the performances. “Show onlyâ€? tickets are $14 and are available only the day before the performance, if space permits. This event will take place at the Arts and Crafts Center, Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Show dates: 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Not recommended for younger audiences; children under 5 years old are not permitted to any performance. For more information or to make a reservation, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626 or nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. Âť Armstrong’s Club hosts R&B Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For ages 18 and up. For details, call 0631-354-9986. Âť Enjoy the independent and foreign film “Shun Li and the Poetâ€? Thursday at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810. Follow Shun Li through her journey from China to Italy in pursuit of work, and watch her relationship with a local fisherman nicknamed



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 The National Contract Management Association presents its lunch and lecture series, featuring Franklin Carey, business operations group chief for the Defense Contract Management Agency Europe, and Ernest Wang, branch manager for the Defense Contract Audit Agency Europe, at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Lunch will be available at the club’s buffet with presentations starting at noon.  The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern will hold their playgroup meeting 3:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 24. Join parents from other cultures and enjoy a coffee together while children play and hear other languages. The fee for each playdate is ₏2 to cover facility costs. For more information contact Beatriz Jimenez at playgroup@gaiwc.com or 0172-7043585, or visit the GAIWC website at www.gaiwc.com.  Baumholder AA and Al-Anon group meetings take place in Smith Barracks, Chapel 2, Bldg. 8249. AA meetings are held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and Al-Anon meetings are held at 7 p.m. Fridays.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

MONDAY » A&FRC closed TUESDAY » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC » Diabetes coffee social: 6 to 7 p.m., KMCC german bakery WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » EFMP playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Community Center » Managing Your Money: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Single Parent Support Group: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » S.O.C.K.S.: 1 to 2 p.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » What is What?: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. » Understanding TSP: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC » EFMP Adaptive After School: 5 to 6 p.m. FEB. 21 » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » HeartLink: 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., A&FRC


RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER: » Just for Kids Ages 9 to 12: Clubs R Us! Make the most of your afternoons at the Ramstein Youth Center. Check out the games room, gym, tech lab and art studio. CLUBS FOR FEBRUARY ARE: EVERY DAY » Fast Fun from 3 to 3:30 p.m.; Super Scholar Power Hour/Homework Help, 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Member’s Choice Sports Spectacular, 4 to 5 p.m.; Artist Studio, 3:30 to 5 p.m. MONDAY » Planet Earth, Artist of the Month, Video Editing, Weaving TUESDAY » Backstage, IIIG, Artist of the Month, Video Editing WEDNESDAY » Cavegirl Cooking, Basketball, Oil Painting, Digital Arts Festival, Torch Club CALENDAR, from Page 22 cent to the gym). The group meets the needs of adoptive parents, adopting parents and adoptive children through education and research to resolve adoption issues. Inquiries about adoption are welcome through the group’s website at www.usadopteurope.com. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month. » The ABC Allergy Support Group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Yellow Ribbon Room, Bldg. 2926 on Pulaski Barracks. Come share your allergy experiences with others and learn ways to adapt to overseas food allergies. Children are welcome. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.


» The 86th Force Support Squadron will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein. FSS has non-appropriated funds jobs in the child development center, school age program and youth center. Interested applicants should pre-apply on NAFjobs.org.

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THURSDAY » Girls Fun, Watercolors, Digital Arts Festival, Epic Dudes FRIDAY » Smart Girls, Music Makers, Sketching, Digital Arts Festival, Fitness Friday spaces are limited, register online today at www.86fss.com under the “Families” tab and Youth Programs. TORCH CLUB » Developing character and citizenship through service learning and leadership. Join this great club to make a difference and learn to be a leader. JUST FOR RAMSTEIN HIGH SCHOOL » Pajama Jam, 8 to 11 a.m. today at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Bring your PJs and join us for music, snacks and fun. Tickets are $20 for one or $30 for two and may be purchased at the high school during lunch or at the Ramstein Youth Programs, Bldg. 428. For more information, call 06371-47-6444 or 480-6444 .

Health and Wellness Center

MONDAY » Closed TUESDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Running clinic: 2 to 3:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 9 to 10 a.m. THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Tobacco cessation 1: noon to 1 p.m. FEB. 21 » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 10 a.m. » Healthy eating class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Tuesday, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. Note: Starting March 4, orientation will be the first Tuesday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at LRMC. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. For more information and to find out about documents requested, call the human resources office at 480-2672 or 06371-47-2672, or visit www.86fss.com.

Chapel News

» St. Alban’s Episcopal Congregation holds its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 6 to 7 p.m. March 4 at the Ramstein Northside Chapel. This event is open to everyone in the KMC. At this last opportunity to “eat, drink and make merry” before Ash Wednesday, you can enjoy all the pancakes and sausages you’d like. So, come on out and join in for good food and fellowship. Admission is free.

Baumholder Events

» Enjoy Hilltop Theater’s spin on the lovable classic “Annie.” Follow the tale of a fiery young orphan as she tries to escape a miserable orphanage with the help of a wealthy fellow. Show dates: 7 p.m., March 21 to 23 and 28 to 30. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Call 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244.

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» 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: Today, 8 to 11 a.m., Ramstein Community Center. Learn to express your love in a way that your loved one appreciates and receives love. Open to all DOD personnel/dependents. Light refreshments, free giveaways, quality time. To register, contact Tech. Sgt. Kevin Brown at 480-5580 or kevin.brown.24@us.af.mil. » 1-2-3 MAGIC: March 5, 12, 19, 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. Learn to turn the challenges of raising children into opportunities for growth. Learn basic strategies to help guide children’s behavior and encourage success. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Medical Group

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


» ASACS is a school-based prevention counseling service that has been in the Department of Defense Dependents Schools middle and high schools for 25 years. The counseling services are completely confidential for students and their families. Individual, family and group counseling are offered. Contact your school ASACS counselor for more information.

Military Family Life Consultants

» MFLCs 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 including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179. » Men, come enjoy a night of food, casino games and music at the BOSS Vegas Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. This fun Las Vegas themed event will give male Soldiers and civilians in the community an opportunity to come together and have a great time while promoting Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention. There will be an opportunity to win prizes, but no actual money will be exchanged. For details, call BOSS at 485-6228 or 06783-6-6228. » Get into the spirit of Mardi Gras with Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)! The Venetian Mardi Gras Party will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the dining facility on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8544. The night will include Cajun food, dancing, games, masks, beads and boas! Semi-formal dress attire is requested. $20 per person before Feb. 21; $25 per person after Feb. 21 or at the door. This event is open to Soldiers and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, contact 485-8298/7339 or 06783-6-8298/7339. » The Baumholder Indoor Swimming Pool will be closed until Feb. 28 for annual preventative maintenance. The tentative re-opening is scheduled for March 4. For more information, call 485-7299 or 06783-6-7299.

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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Die Orestie,” a tragedy trilogy by Aischylos, in German, 7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 21, 26, March 1, 18, and 6 p.m. March 9. • “Viva la Mama,” a comical opera by Gaetano Donizetti, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and March 21. • “Kassandra,” a play by Christa Wolf, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb., 25, 26 and 28. • “Der Pagodenprinz,” a fairy tale dance with music by Benjamin Britten, 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and March 8. • “Iphigenie in Aulis,” an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in French with German subtitles, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, March 5, 19 and 29. • “Der nackte Wahnsinn,” a comedy by Michael Frayn about a theater group on tour in England, in German, 3 p.m. Feb. 23, and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 8. • “Die vier Jahreszeiten,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazolla, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, March 14 and 20, and 3 p.m. March 23. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 6 p.m. March 2. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Social Media Stars feature Michael Schulte, DieLochis and others, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €17. • Cuban singer Addys Mercedes presents world music, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €24. • The band Harpyie presents folk, metal, medieval rock, 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets cost €12. • Victoria Tolstoy and Jacob Karlzon present jazz, 8 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets cost €27. • K-Town Monsters of Cover: Funhouse plays Pink; Bahnhof Soul; and Black Night — A Tribute to Deep Purple, 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets cost €19.

• Rose Monday Cult Fun ‘N’ Soul Show with Fred Kellner featuring Anke Engelke, 8 p.m. March 3. Tickets cost €22. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • Jazz Stage meets Violin Family, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €14. • Jazz pianist Leszek Mozdzer presents “Free Sound,” 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14 to €24. • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and guitar player José Maria Gallardo del Rey present “Capriccio Espagnol” with works by Antonìn Dvorák, Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel Penella Moreno, 5 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets cost €12 to €25. • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and soprano singer Sophia Christine Brommer present “Opera! Opera!” with works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Guiseppe Verdi, 1 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets cost €21 with lunch and €12 without lunch. For tickets or more information, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The band Ruppert Spielt presents acoustic rock pop and reggae, 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets cost €7.50.

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Medieval sounds The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the band Harpyie performing folk, metal and medieval rock at 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets cost €12. For details, visit www.kammgarn. de.

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Concerts at Fruchthalle The Fruchthalle in Kaiserslautern is known as the city’s concert hall. Concerts, exhibitions and other events take place throughout the year. At 8 p.m. today, Jazz Stage meets Violin Family. Tickets cost €14. Jazz pianist Leszek Mozdzer presents “Free Sound” at 8 p.m. Thursday. The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern will present concerts with guest soloists Feb. 23 and 27. For details and tickets, call the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information at 0631-365-2317 or visit www.fruchthalle.de.

For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de. Theodor-Zink-Museum, Steinstrasse 48, Kaiserslautern: • Double-bass player Jaspar Libuda performs 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets cost €8. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • “Macho Man,” a comedy in German, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €20 to €28. Visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220 for more information. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Rock Me Amadeus,” the big Falco show, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. Otterberg Stadthalle: • Chamber music concert with the U.S. Army Europe Band & Chorus, 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Admission is free. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Saturday Night Fever,” a musical by Bill Oaks, Robert Stigwood and the Bee Gees, runs through April 27. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Anastasia/Shadow,” two dance projects, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and Wednesday. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486.

Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Madama Butterfly,” an opera by Giacomi Puccini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “Falstaff,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de or call 0621-1680-150.


• Kaiserslautern, ice-skating rink in event hall at Gartenschau area, to Sunday. Skating hours are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., and 7 to 10 p.m. For details, visit www.kl-on-ice.de. • Kaiserslautern, Theodor-ZinkMuseum, Steinstrasse 48, free guided tour of the permanent exhibition, in English, 11 a.m. Saturday. For details, visit www.theodor-zink-museum.de. • Stiftskirche Kaiserslautern, Marktstrasse 13, worship service for people in love, 8 p.m. today.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Torfstrasse 10, Thursdays. • Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 22.

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Polizei increases traffic controls during Fasching by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


he fifth season, Fasching is in full gear, and many Fasching parties and dances are scheduled to take place. The Westpfalz Police Headquarters in Kaiserslautern wants all motorists to make it through this time without any accidents or alcohol-related incidents. At this time of the year motorists should be aware of an increased number of traffic controls and DUI checks performed by German Polizei. According to the police headquarters in Kaiserslautern, 13 alcohol-related traffic accidents with five injured people occurred during the last seven days of Fasching in 2013 in the Westpfalz. Polizei will request a breathalyzer test if they are suspicious of a motorist’s driving ability or attitude. If the suspect refuses the test, Polizei can take the suspect to have their blood taken. The suspect has

to pay about €70 out of his or her pocket if the test comes back positive. When the blood alcohol level or the breathalyzer concentration is over the limit, the motorist’s drive ends right there. Depending on the level, consequences can be a fine, withdrawal of the driver’s license and a possible lawsuit. 10 tips from German Polizei • Plan your trip to the event and back in advance. • Be responsible; stay sober. Don’t think that one more drink is fine. • If you drank alcohol even though it wasn’t in the initial plan, make sure to give your car keys to somebody else. • Alcohol, drugs and medication influence the way you drive. • Take responsibility for others and keep them from getting behind the wheel of a car drunk. • Never enter a car with a drunk driver. • If you are the party host, tell your guests about possible police checks.

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During Fasching season, German Polizei conduct an increased number of traffic controls and DUI checks.

• Avoid costumes impacting elbowroom, visibility and hearing. Never wear a face mask when driving. • Don’t underestimate your blood alcohol level, even if it’s the following morning.

February 14, 2014 teen dating, from Page 14 • Stay calm and don’t overreact emotionally if your teen shares disturbing information with you — teens are more likely to open up if they don’t feel like they have to manage your feelings as well as their own. • If your teen discloses dating abuse to you, have a plan and know the resources, including counseling, legal and online resources. • Recognize that your child may have ambivalent feelings towards the abusive partner, feeling that he/she is still in love with them, hoping they will change, afraid to be alone etc. • Make a safety plan with your teen if he/ she decides to leave an abusive relationship. The ASACS counselors will be providing information about healthy dating to students at Ramstein high school and middle school this month. What does healthy dating look like? • We have mutual respect. • We are open and honest with each other. • My partner supports me and wants what’s best for me. • We respect each other’s boundaries: physically, sexually and emotionally. • We give each other space. • We have a good balance of time together and time with other friends and our families. • It is safe to talk about my feelings. • We have an equal balance of give and take. • We can disagree without anyone ever threatening harm. • Our friends and family support our relationship. What are red flags that tell me I’m not in a healthy relationship? •  I  feel  emotionally  or  financially  controlled. • My partner humiliates me in front of friends or on sites such as Facebook. • I feel responsible for my partner’s emotional well-being. • My partner has threatened suicide if I leave. • My partner has threatened to hurt me or someone I love if I leave. • I don’t feel able to enjoy myself when I’m out with friends because my partner is constantly calling or texting me. • My partner always wants to know who I’m with and where I am. • I have been physically hurt by my partner. • My partner calls me names, or says things that make me feel small, guilty or afraid. • My partner is very jealous and controlling. • I feel like I can’t do anything right and I’m to blame for my partner’s problems. • My partner has mood swings. • I feel pressured or forced into having sex or going farther than I want to. For more information, call the Ramstein High School ASACS counselor at 480-6951 or 06371-47-6951.

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Kaiserslautern hosts half marathon March 23 by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will sponsor the 33rd annual half marathon March 23 in Kaiserslautern. The  13.1-mile  course  is  free  of  traffic  and  leads  through the scenic surroundings of Kaiserslautern. “The course is fast with slight differences in height, making it suitable for all runners — beginners whose key objective is to complete the course and regular long-distance runners who like to beat their personal best time,” said Angelika Hausser, one of the sports club’s organizers. “In earlier years the run was conducted with the KMC and was called German-American Half Marathon, but after 9/11, cooperation ended. I took over the organization of the run in 2012 and started to include American participants again,” Hauser said. Start and finish area will be the Bertha-von-Suttner  School (Schulzentrum Süd), Im Stadtwald, 67663 Kaiserslautern. Follow the signs reading “Stadion” and “Halbmarathon.” Start will be at 9:30 a.m. Finish will be around noon. Registrations can be made from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the school lobby. Advance online registrations can be made by visiting www.tsg-kl.de and clicking on “Laufabteilung” and “TSG Halbmarathon.” Online registrations will end March 19. Registration fee is €10, which should be paid the morning of the event. Participants will be able to change and take showers in the school’s gym. The award ceremony will take place 1 p.m. in the dining hall (Mensa) of the school. There will be prizes for the overall female and male winner, for each age group (male and female), for the fastest team (male and female) and for the three big-

Courtesy photo

About 440 runners participate in the half marathon in 2013.

gest starter groups. “Last year, a total of 447 runners of which more than 100 were Americans, took part in the half marathon,” Hausser said. The overall male winner ran a time of 1:12:10, the overall female winner’s time was 1:20:59. Second best male runner with a time of 1:16:07 was an American participant, Matt Albertson. Albertson, who works as a management analyst in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Headquarters management hopes to be able to run the marathon again this year. “It is a nice and scenic route with a variety of both road and trail — some paved, some dirt — running,” he said. “I can recommend the marathon to anybody who likes to run.” This year, organizers expect a total of 350 to 400 runners. “We hope to be able to again welcome many American runners, joggers and just-for-fun athletes,” Hausser said. For more information, contact Hausser at 06301-1422 or laufen@tsg-kl.de.

Free Throw Championship


The Knights of Columbus, Father Emil Kapaun Council 11987, will be holding a Free Throw Championship event for children ages 9 to 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Ramstein Middle School gym, Bldg.  1002. All  participants  will  receive  a  certificate,  and winners will be awarded a trophy. Pre-register by emailing your name and age to KofC11987@yahoo. com. A parent will need to sign the registration form to participate. For details, visit www.facebook.com/ kofc11987 or www.catholic-church.org/kofc11987.

International match

Photo by Linda Steil

Kaiserslautern High School student Bradley Lemon tries to pin Baumholder High School student Gabe Russell during a qualifying wrestling meet at KES.

The German youth soccer team (U20) plays Switzerland’s U20 team at 6 p.m. March 5 in the Husterhöh soccer stadium in Pirmasens, Georgia Avenue 1. Tickets cost €10 for seats, and €5 for standing. For advance tickets, call 06331-12963 or email info@fk-pirmasens.com.

at 10. Runners must be in place no later than 9:30 a.m. Open to all ID cardholders. Pets are welcome on a leash. The course is stroller friendly, but not suitable for rollerblades. Entry fee is $5. For details, call 493-2086 or 0631-3406-2086.

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Put on your best green gear and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the “Color Me Green” 5K Fun Run/ Walk March 15 beginning at the Landstuhl Fitness Center. Registration takes place from 8 to 9:30 a.m., a safety briefing will be held at 9:45, and the  run begins

SKIESUnlimited is searching for a gymnastics instructor to teach children, ages 3 and up. Sessions will include pre-level gymnastics and tumbling. For details, call Shay Berchtold at 486-5412 or 06371-865412 or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

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ACROSS 1 Capacity 5 Tots 9 Light carriage 14 Language of Pakistan 15 Fairway warning 16 Domed home 17 Dundee denizen 18 Off the hook 19 Hormone producer 20 Preposterous notion 23 Meal starter? 24 Confederate commander 25 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle title 34 Weave in and out 35 Seed case 36 Sigh of contentment 37 Not very bright 38 Cheaply sensational 40 “Nay!” sayer 41 Trio for Tiberius 42 Record 43 Unadorned 44 Jodie Foster role 48 Antlered animal 49 “Puppet ___ String” (1965 Elvis song) 50 Composed 59 Scope 60 Bananas 61 Fictional Jane 62 Ingenuous 63 Examine closely 64 Exiled Ugandan 65 Paid to hold hands? 66 Mrs Chaplin 67 Care for DOWN 1 Hurry 2 Killer whale 3 Smell 4 Speechless 5 Brawl 6 Conductor Antal 7 Eins, zwei, ___ 8 Witnessed 9 Remark of the

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Beautiful FSH in Weilerbach, 248 Sqm, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, BIK, 1 Liv./Din. room, attic, patio, garage, gas heat, fire place, floor heating, pets negotiable, rent 1900,00 EUR (incl. garage & chimney sweep). Available 1. March 2014.For more info please call 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail:ramstein@gibill pay.com.View more houses on www.gibillpay.com/realestate Brand new freestanding house, in RAB school 10 Min. to RAB, 280sqm., 6 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., dining-liv. with open-fireplace, patio, floor-heating, yard, garage Preice 2100 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 0173-8317162 Brand new freestanding house, near RAB or Landstuhl hospital, 320sqm., 5 bedrms, b.i.k., studio, 3 baths., terrace, floor-heating, open-fire-place, yard, garage Price 2400 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 01738317162 Brand new Kaiserslautern. Dplx house. Very luxury. 6 Bedroom, 2 balcony, bik, attic, terrace, small yard, floor-heating (very economic heating system warm pump). Garage, available Form March 1st. Please mail mbissinger@ MSN.com. No finders fee Duplex 120sqm Mehlingen Froehnerhof 3BR livrm dinrm BIK 1.5bath cpks yard 10min RAB ideal for single €840 +util 063039998405 or 0176-78483490 Eulenbis/Weilerbach approx 360sqm House 5BR 2livrm, 3full baths 2BIK, lrg yard, garden w/ fruit trees, fireplace, sun terrace, balconies, dbl garage, beautif view, avail now! 1800€ +util Tel: 06371-51375 or 0173-6640836 Freest. house, Kollweiler, 10min to RAB, 96sqm, 2BR, 1Bath, 2liv/ dinrm, BIK, garage, backyard, pets allowed, €720+util., 01714969243 Freestanding house 10 Min to RAB in RAB school 300sqm., 7 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., fenced yard, garage 2200 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 0173-8317162

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Obernheim - Kirchenarnbach, 3BR duplex, studio, big yard, nice view, balc, €1200, SembachLohnsfeld, 285sqm brand new freest. House, 2 garage, 4BR, flr heat, low energy, €2300, Katzweiler, 280sqm, new duplex, garage, 4BR, €2100, Siegelbach, nice 4Br, 180sqm, freest, house, 2 garage, open firplace, closet, parLandstuhl: Nice Duplex, 4BR/ tyrm, €1300, Immo T. 2,5BA, basement € 850,- + util 016096096498 06371-943311 www.GermaWildImmobilien.de RAB school freestanding house, 10 Min. to RAB, 260sqm., b.i.k., 5 Landstuhl-school: Freest. House bedrms., dining-liv. area with in a nice, quiet area, 5BR/2,5BA, open-fire-place, 2 garages, yard, terrace € 1.250,- + util fenced yard, floor-heating 2.200 06371-943311 www.GermaWild€uro +util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien.de Immobilien4you Tel: 0173Mackenbach: Free standing hou- 8317162 se, living/dining/kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2,5 bath, office, basement, garage, big yard, € 1.220,-+ util., I.B.u.Immobilienservice Forest Restaurant Thomas Sourißeaux 06374 995 Dauborner Weg 41 694 Thomas.sx@t-online.de 67657 Kaiserslautern

FSH, 16km to Ktown, 210m², perfect for large family, 6BR, BIK, lrg liv/dinrm, 2.5bath, basem w/ laundryrm, park spot, 500m² garden, pets are welcome, separate workshop next to the house €1350 +utl Mehlingen (Sembach - School): + dep 06322-600403 or 0170- Newer Duplex, 180sqm, 3BR/ 1,5BA, yard, balcony, basement € 5723212 1.260,- + util 06371-943311 House for rent in Krickenbach, www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de 4BR, 160sqm, 01608222640 House in Schrollbach, Freestan- Nanzdietschweiler, 1fam house, ding House, 180Sqm, 6 Be- in good cond, garage, BIK, drooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/Di- 1.5baths, 6 rms, terr. For rent or ning Room, Features: Basement, sale. 0179-7950146 or 06374914373 Yard, €1000, 01712360425 House with big garage and garden with fence for rent in 66919 Weselberg, 15min to base! 82sqm, New Bathroom €550, Tel.06333 63510, Handy 0151 56616011

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Nice House in 66903 Gries, Duplex, 125Sqm, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Liv/DinRm, BIK, Fireplace, Garage, No pets.Near Ramstein, Landstuhl Miesau.780€ Tel.: 0176/61306300

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Alsenborn near Sembach: 3 bedr. Apptm on 2 floors, ca. 150 m², Garage, Garden, Avail shortly € 169.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, Tel 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de

Big F reestanding House in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, 264 sqm living space, 1341sqm land area, 3 bathrooms, 11 rooms, 3 floors, basement, tv, dsl, big garden, winter Very big bright modern architech garden, garage, big attic room, house, approx. 300sqm in Alsen- complete renovated 2013. born, avail 13 Feb, 2014 for rent. 259.000 0151-22952986 Livingrm with wintergarden und fireplace, 4BR, 2bath, guest toil, Close to Ramstein: almost 400 studio with gallery, garden with sqm living, Built in kitchen, Lipond, garage. €2270 Tel: vingr, Diningr, 3 Bathr, 5-6 bedr., 01788950274 rather new home, 2 Garages 800 Very nice spacious freestanding sqm property, sideroad € 2 story Sand House, 15 min to 388.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes Ramstein and Landstuhl gates. 5 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, Tel BR, 3 baths, nice bik with pantry, 01706850060 or 01704116990, large living room, family room, bal- email wolfgang.wiedmann@re cony, patio, garage and off street max.de parking, storage. Pictures available. House has lots of straight Exclusive freestanding house, in walls, ideal for tenants with lots of RAb school 10 Min. to RAB, 1323 furniture. Rent negotiable. For apsqm., property, 270sqm., livingpointments call 0171 204 0703 or space, 4 bedrms., b.i.k., patio, baemail: gttschlk6@gmx.de. sement, office, galerie, dining-liv Villa w.in-house-chapel in Theis- with open-fire-place, fenced yard, bergstegen, 450sqm, Price in outside pool, solar, garage, Price Euro3180+ut., call 01716455478 442 000 €uro Anne s. Neumann Tel: 0173Weilerbach - Erzenhausen 6 BR Immobilien4you house, 280 SM, €2,100+util. No 8317162 Fee 5BR, 2.5 Bath, large LR w/ built in library, DR, BIK, +maids FSH in Würzweiler, between Roroom w/bath, Garage+carport, ckenhausen & Kirchheimbolanbalcony + covered patio, drapes/ den, quiet area, 5BR, liv/dinrm, 2 curtains throughout;pets OK Call bathrms, 2 guest WCs, 2 biks, gaAndreas at 0171-5410010 or LM rage, approx 1400sqm garden, at 06374-993619 or mail to andre incl separate building suitable for as@werle-de.com expansion w/ 3 garages. Weilerbach, big FSH, 250 sqm, €130.000,00 obo. Call 06302-7556 double garage, Rent 1600 € + util. + finder's fee. Sunny Ray Real Income Property, 3-Fam-Home Estates - 0157-870 16 817 in 66903 Gries, completely rented, built 1997, 235 sqm liv. space, 879 sqm area, garden, washkitchen, 2 balc, terr., 6 prk. Sp., Price 270,000.00 Euro, Immobilien Müller & Schiering, E-Mail: imas1000@web.de August-Süßdorf Str. 12 66877 Ramstein Near Kaiserslautern: Large houPhone 06371/614824 se, about 260 sqm, open floor www.michasautoservice.de plan, high quality interior, Built in kitchen, built in cabinets in beTop Modern drooms, Sauna, 2 Garages, large Car Mechanical very private property € 380.000,-RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, LandStore stuhl, Kaiserstr.4, Tel Hours of Operation: 01706850060 or 01704116990, Monday – Friday 8:00 – 17:00 hrs email wolfgang.wiedmann@re Saturday according to agreement max.de

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The Romanian Orthodox Christians in Kaiserslautern cordially invite you to celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Saturday, 22 February 2014 from 10:00 to 12:00 in the Saint Martin Church, SpittelstraĂ&#x;e 4, 67655 Kaiserslautern. We look forward to seeing you and wish you a blessed day! Fr. Constantin Papuc - 015784073816 The Warrior Brotherhood Motorcycle Club is a not-for-profit fraternal organization. Membership of the club comprises of active duty, reserve, retired, and honorably discharged veterans who have served in the US or Allied Military.Contact: info@warriorbrother hood.de

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Kaiserslautern American Keyboard from ASUS, black, with number pad, brand new, never used before! â‚Ź5, coemser@ gmail.com, â‚Ź5, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Keyboard from Saitek, grey, Keyboard from Saitek, grey, with number pad, great condition! â‚Ź5, coem ser@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game, played once, perfect condition - like new!, â‚Ź15, coemser@gmail.com Operating system Windows XP Hard Drive 37GB spvendor@ gmail.com Raven Max / Sirius Retro Synthesizers each 650â‚Ź. The Raven is a master keyboard (with Max extension). Sirius is a techno workstation with vocoder and much more. Both devices are in nearly new condition. Including original instruction and operation manuals. 0157-89138494 Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! â‚Ź10, coemser@gmail.com, â‚Ź10, coemser@gmail.com

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 480-1180 or civ 0637147-1180 or email 86FSS.FCC@ramstein.af.mil

Air Hogs, Havoc Stinger helicopter. Lightly used and flies great.Easy learning of RC flight with 4 way control, Flexible high-impact plastic body, Infrared controller for you & friends to fly up to 3 Stingers at once, Heli recharges from controller. ralphmacchiokk@ hotmail.com An adjustable full-size bassinet allows you to keep baby closer longer. Diaper changing table with wipe clean fabrics that resist mess during changes. Easily converts to a portable playard. Signature GracoÂŽ push-button fold makes closing your playard quick and hassle-free. Airy mesh on all sides for maximum ventilation. Convenient carrying bag for nofuss travel and storage. New price: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374944368 or 0176-55247077 or email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de Art Nouveau furniture over 100 years old. A variety of items, grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480 Beautiful Black Chandelier. In new like condition and will sell for only $55.00.Ramstein Area: call 06371*70491 Bible study books etc, $20, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! â‚Ź15, coemser@gmail.com, â‚Ź20, coemser@gmail.com Surround sound speaker system, HCT stereo surround sound speaker system, like new. Five speakers and subwoofer., $78, mkomara7@yahoo.com The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, ‡ Relax, Ayurveda Massage perfect condition, like new!, â‚Ź10, PHILIPP-REIS-STR. 9 66849 LANDSTUHL coemser@gmail.com The Bigs2 Baseball, Wii game, Please call for appointment !! Day Care mother has openings perfect condition, like new!, â‚Ź10, for all ages very experienced (engl coemser@gmail.com Nähmaschinen ähmaschin ähmaschi inen en Zelda Twilight Princess, Wii ga- N spk), Call 01577-0447950 me, perfect condition, like new!, Wa Wagner W Wagn g gn er Opening from birth to 1yr. Experi- â‚Ź15, coemser@gmail.com YARN enced 10min to Westgate clean RIBBON educational fun w/references Call EVERYTHING EVER R Erika 06371-611266 or 0152FOR SALE FOR SEWING, 27352735 lv msg if not home

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12" Meade LX200 EMC Telescope, 416XT cam and access.: Tripod, Goto control, 201XT autoguider, Software, tele-extender, pol. filter, 3 eyepices, barlow lense, 2" diag-mirror, PC-23C cam, sunfilter, cases, car power, manuals, etc. Like new. Ask price â‚Ź4999. Tel. 0157-89138494 AEG german wash, 220volt. Various programms, for pick up only, â‚Ź150, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com CISCO E1500 Router and Teledat 431 Modem. $30 for both or $15 each. Ramstein area: Call: 06371-70491 Electric guitar amp for sale; Rocktron Rampage, ideal for practice in your home and beyond.Fantastic gain characteristics, AGX noise reduction, 8`` speaker with lots of volume asking $120.- call 0172 35 64442 Gets over 90 UK Channels via your Internet Conection. Still has 12 month Subscription and full warranty.satserv@europe.com Laney speakers, for more information, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. $500 Prize, Calling all singers, Dancers, Instrumentalists, Poets, Comedians, Rappers. Apollo Amateur Night will be Feb 22, 2014 at Armstrong's Club. Searching for talent!Contact oo7dizzy77@ gmail.com. *Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 220 volt iron and ironing board. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., $30, eyates9761@aol.com 5 locomotives, 1 complete train set, 15 cars, layout, tools, parts, & supplies for established Z gauge enthusiast- great opportunity to invest in model railroading; especially if space is a concern. 016091323360 Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de

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Big/tall red glass vase, perfe..., Big/tall red glass vase, perfect to put on the floor. Highlight nice flowers with this beautiful vase and give your liv/din rm a nice touch!, €5, coemser@gmail.com, pics on class-world.com

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Campers, camping gear give away, some used some brand new, still in the box, Tel. 01608811490 Coin collection, Selling my coin collection-Morgan, Walking Liberty, all kinds of American coins dating back to 1799.Must see. Also many, many other Silver coins.Also copper(cents)., $, omarrstan ley@aim.com Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822

February 14, 2014 DVDs for sale! A Beautiful Mind/ Any Given Sunday/Hostel/ Jerry McGuire/ Miracle/ Old School/ Posiedon/ Pulp Fiction/ Rent/ Risky BusinessRoad to Predition/ Seabiscuit/ Short Circuit 2/ Signs/Spider-Man/ Talladega Nights/ etc. email me to find out more. 26peterc@gmail.com

Hot tub! Canadian Spa 2011 Toronto model Hot tub with built in audio speakers, lighting and waterfall. This is 50 sq ft and seats up to 5 adults. It is 220 volt, but also has a 110 volt convertor included. please email me at Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! 26peterc@gmail.com for more inGreat book., €2, pic on classfo. world.com, coemser@gmail.com Fender type Telecaster electric guitar. Masterbuilt, professional instrument. Excellent sound spectrum and tonal qualities. Must see and try! Tom at 0172 35 64442

Jacket "Stones", perfect for men to wear in fall, 100% cotton, perfect condition, size 54 (german), €40, pics on class-world.com, coemser@gmail.com

Jeans for boys, One pair of levi's size 10. 25w, 25L. One M&S pair Free - Huge Selection of Books! also size 10. Good condition. Two big boxes of english books Worn a few times, $10, various authors - Thomas Harris, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Dan Brown, Jeffrey Archer, Robert Ludlum etc etc. Free if you Labtop or plate table. Perfect collect., $, michelle_purse@hot when sitting on couch eating for mail.com to place labtop on. 017622987498

Comic Books for $1! Graphic Novels for 1/2 cover price!@ Ramstein Community Center Flea Market on 22 Feb:100s of comic books for $1! Tell me your fave @ write66@yahoo.com & I will GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect conditibring!Great deals on comics & on, like new. Size small., €8, coem graphic novels not found anywhe- ser@gmail.com re in KMC! Giant Antique Warehouse Sale, Complete set of Black Leather Sat 15 February, Sun 16 February Bound 1987 Encyclopedia Britta- 10am-3pm Schneeweiderhof 11, Essweiler Map: nica. Make an offer 06302- 67754 www.schoolhouse-antiques.com 981886 or 01704019648 Curious George uno, And sponge bob memory cards. Perfect for traveling or when out to dinner. Even the tiny babes can play, $2, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition! €15, coemser@gmail.com

Green suade handbag. With three compartments. Zipper top. $20 017622987498 please leave a message if I do not answer. isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris)

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Kaiserslautern American Selling my old Beanie Babie collection. Most of them are bears. If you live in the K-Town area we can meet so you can have a look. Prices negotiable. 0157-89138494

Kookai dress, size 40, chiffron Selling two Fender Stratocaster material, purple, pink, and beige, electric guitars. Never left the houworn once, isabell_1_98@ya se, top condition. One is a hoo.com collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Lace dress, eggshell/offwhite, size 6, never worn. For wedding/ Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, prom/summer night out. $50; handmade, adjustable in size, fits 017622987498 or isabell_1_98@ya almost every wrist. Beautiful achoo.com Pic on www.class- cessory for any ocation, any outworld.eu fit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Leather bomber jacket for boys, girl friends. â‚Ź10, coemser@ fake. worn once.EU size 134., gmail.com $10, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/CreLooking for Metal detecting part- me, handmade, adjustable in size, ner, Looking for someone interes- fits almost every wrist. Beautiful ted in the hobby of metal detec- accessory for any ocation, any ting. Call Frank at 06145-5490684 outfit. Treat yourself to something or email me at sgt.frankieboyjr@ nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. â‚Ź10, coemser@ hotmail.com. gmail.com, pics on classLotti Karotti, A totally crazy rabbit world.com chase. Ages 4 to 8. Good conditi- Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, on., â‚Ź7, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful acPla cessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Operation Game, A silly skill ga- girl friends. â‚Ź10, coemser@ me. Ages 6+. , â‚Ź5, isabell_1_98@ gmail.com yahoo.com Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/whiOrg.Thomas Sabo Charm, price te, handmade, adjustable in size, new was 49â‚Ź, never used, was a fits almost every wrist. Beautiful bday present, selling price â‚Ź20, accessory for any ocation, any for pics please see class- outfit. Treat yourself to something world.com, s.vogl75@web.de nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. â‚Ź10, coemser@ Porcelain dolls, o ver 100 to choo- gmail.com se from, all dressed. Price Obo Swarovski Crystal - Attention colCall: 0176-90796039 lectors! All retired pieces reduced Prom dress or for weddings, to half their value, All pieces over green pastel color, size 36/38. 20years old! Prices greatly reduBack of dress is open with two ced! Great gift for any special ocstraps held by a gem. , $, isabell@ casion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. advantipro.de Call for info: 06332-41560 betPumps "Easy Spirit": Black, per- ween 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to fect condition, only used once! Si- RAB! New Dark Side Licence te.spvendor@gmail.com

ze 8.5 M, â‚Ź8, coemser@gmail.com The Notebook from Nicholas Sparks - wonderful book!, â‚Ź3, pic Pumps "Life", black, hardly on class-world.com, coemser@ worn, great condition, size 9M!, gmail.com â‚Ź8, coemser@gmail.com Tommy Hilfiger Jacket for men, Pumps, black, hardly worn, great great condition, 100% cotton, sicondition, size 9M!, â‚Ź8, pics on ze 54, â‚Ź50, pics on classclass-world.com, coemser@ world.com, coemser@gmail.com gmail.com, pics on classTransformers, Multiple 220 volt world.com transformers. 4 X 300 watt for $40 each and 1 X 75 watt for $20. ROTJ Imperial Shuttle, This is a Contact Eric and Mia at vintage 1983 / 1984 Boxed Unu063759949674., $40, sed Complete article.The box has eyates9761@aol.com been opened but that's it.NO play use of any kind, its comple T-Shirt "America", perfect condite.omarrstanley@aim.com tion, like new, size small! â‚Ź5, coem ser@gmail.com Rustic Cast Iron book stand. Ideal for use in the kitchen as cook Very nice Cherry Wood standing book stand. Weighted page hol- jewelry case. 40 euro. Please call ders to keep the book open. The 06302-981886 or 0170-4019648 craftsmanship is wonderful, and Werther International, winter the holder is sturdy enough to jacket for men, brown leather and hold a rather enormous volume of 100% lambskin. Perfect conditibaking recipes. ralphmacchiokk@ on, size 58 (german size)! â‚Ź50 hotmail.com OBO, pics on class-world.com, Sandals "Life", black, always loved to wear them. Great with classy, fancy, trendy dresses or pants. Size 8.5M, â‚Ź8, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com

coemser@gmail.com Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad vantipro.de

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Antique 100 y.o. German china cabinet, matching dining table with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź950, eyates9761@aol.com Antique Bench, Antique bench with cushion seat, storage space and wheels. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź600, eyates9761@aol.com Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź150, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French armiore with mirror doors. Louis IV style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. , â‚Ź800, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French buffet. year 1890 Henry II style. See photo on KA classifeds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź1000, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French sofa. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź200, eyates9761@aol.com Antique schrank / closet, Antique schrank / closet, free, self pick-up 015165105042, $00

Page 37 Antique secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., â‚Ź120, eyates9761@aol.com

Birch wood low board, Low board on wheels in super condition. I have 2 of them.$ 50 each, wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de

Custom Made Wood Bar, CuBathroom mirror cabinet, beautistom made wood bar including ful bathroom mirror cabinet with six stools, sink, and tap, plus lighbeautiful lamp, $, wagnersfitfire@ ting. Small refridgerator which exyahoo.de actly fits the bar available for seBathroom shelf, birch wood ba- parate purchase. $725, throom shelf with 3 glass inlays, mkomara7@yahoo.com $20, wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de German Sideboard and HighBathroom shelf, birch wood board for Sale. Oak-rustic color, shelf, $20, wagnersfitfire@ya solid wood. Great condition! New hoo.de â‚Ź1200 each, now selling for â‚Ź200 Clock, Clock from the 1940 Ger- each! Call: 0176-907-96039 many made chimes on full & 1/2 hour. Works perfect. Measures 25 Leather stool, Square leather inches tall x 11 inches wide x 7 in- stools, white and black, good conches deep. , $250.00, spvendor@ dition, will sell for $20 each. wag nersfitfire@yahoo.de gmail.com


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Guy seeks gal, Single American guy seeks a nice fun girl, 30-45, for friendship, hanging out, fun, and possibly more if all goes well.. Email: 1pablito2@gmail.com

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I give away my couch for free! Professional Services are of80cm x 1.74cm x 76cm. Cushion fered by registered businesis slightly worn out but still very ses as well as private peocomfortable and looks nice with a ple. To ensure a satisfactory cover. I also have a matching armchair. 0151-67603628. See Person to Person, Attractive service experience, please alwww.class-world.com for pictures black lady 36yrs single with a ge- ways ask for credentials and deny payments up front. For nerous heart for friendship seeks Inlaid Wooden End Table. Sorrencleaning services, arrange a warm relationship with a caring. to style. See photo on KA classifor payments after a final man email: lisa.1500osteen@ fieds web page. Contact Eric and walk-through and inspection gmail.com Mia at 063759949674., €30, of the clean house. eyates9761@aol.com Single women 50+ looking for an Feel relaxed with a Massage. Am Mantel Clock, Mantel clock from american male, for friendship or Heiligenhäuschen 12, 67657 KL the 60 era. Key wind chines on maybe relationship serious inquir- 0176-7718-0962 www.massagethe half and full hour., $70.00 ries only 0151-11176180 paradies-kl.de spvendor@gmail.com

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