February 15, 2013
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Volume 37, number 6
Vice president visits wounded warriors by Chuck Roberts Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs
pc. Michael Allison froze when Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, entered his hospital room Feb. 3, but his 19-month-old son Logan didn’t miss a beat. Within minutes, Logan was saying, “hold you hold you” to the second lady and soon found himself nestled in her arms and the recipient of a stuffed toy replica of the Biden family dog, Champ, and a copy of Dr. Biden’s book, “Don’t Forget: God Bless Our Troops.” Dad wasn’t as quick to relax. “I never really met anybody that important, so to meet someone like that, I was kind of star struck for a second,” said Allison, a combat engineer recovering from a gunshot wound he received during a ﬁreﬁght White House Photo — D. Lienemann
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Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit with medical staff during their visit to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Feb. 3.
Team Ramstein trains with Israeli AF Story and photos by 2nd Lt. Kay M. Nissen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
First Lt. Sean Jensen, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, trains in combat airlift tactics above the Negev desert Feb. 4 in Israel. The 86th Airlift Wing conducted a flying training deployment with the Israeli air force in order to strengthen partnerships and maintain readiness for contingency operations.
NEVATIM AIR FORCE BASE, Israel — The 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Contingency Response Group conducted a ﬂying training deployment with the Israeli air force’s 103rd Squadron Jan. 27 to Feb. 8 here. The FTD advanced the ability of both American and Israeli air and ground crews to perform in combat operations, as well as strengthened
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partnerships between the two allies. “The purpose of this training was to hone our tactical expertise while building partnerships and maximizing bilateral training,” said Capt. Raymond Bevivino, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot and FTD mission commander. “This opportunity allowed us to accomplish training that we just can’t get anywhere else.” With minimal restrictions to altitude, air space
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As of Feb. 12
February 15, 2013
Air Force Sponsorship Program by Maj. Mark Ashman 86th Maintenance Operations Squadron
ats off to the Army for their AFN commercials and catch phrase, “That’s not what right
looks like!” Recently, I saw a commercial on AFN whereby a new Soldier showed up to the unit and reported in. He was asked who his sponsor was. He replied, “Sergeant, I don’t know. I don’t have one.” Needless to say, “that’s not what right looks like,” and that is no way to transition to a new base. Regardless of your service affiliation, this same scenario can be applied across all ser-
vices. In the Air Force, we rely on the Individualized Newcomer Treatment and Orientation, or INTRO program, to provide the framework and guidelines to assist newly assigned Airmen. Early on in their transition, this program sets them up for success and helps them become effective contributors to the unit’s mission. According to Air Force Instruction 36-2103, the INTRO program also serves as a “tool that commanders can use to ensure members, who have a pending relocation assignment, are able to obtain personal assistance through sponsorship.” However, even the most structured INTRO program is only as good as the sponsor who oversees the transition for each new
Airman. Therefore, it is imperative that when choosing a sponsor, you pick someone who is going to take pride and invest time into helping out this new inbound Airman. Ideally, your leadership team should choose someone of similar rank and marital status as the Airman who is joining the unit. This will allow the sponsor to develop an immediate connection with the newest member of your squadron. There is also training available through the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center to help educate sponsors on their roles and responsibilities, which include providing assistance before, during and after the move. Sponsors are the first ones to
interact with newcomers and to welcome them and their families to the unit. Therefore, it’s imperative they make a good first impression, and that starts by making contact via email or phone, fielding any questions or concerns inbound members might have. This also allows sponsors to plan for their arrival by making lodging reservations and to establish the time and location sponsors should be at the airport to meet them. Over the course of the next few days, the sponsor will be instrumental in getting the newcomer through the Ramstein In-Processing line, orienting him to the base and exposing him to the See PROGRAM, next page
D on’t trash your integrity
by 2nd Lt. Michael Peterson 786th Civil Engineer Squadron
Disposing of trash improperly is a question of personal integrity, especially when you are aware that off-base residents are not authorized to bring their personal property refuse onto any installation for disposal in facility dumpsters, recycle centers, or in military family housing underground dumpsters. As military members, we uphold integrity to the highest level, but why ruin it with a small thing such as bringing trash on base and dumping it illegally? There is no need for an integrity check. Just do what is right, even when no one is looking. Off-base residents automatically pay a refuse and recycling fee as part of their housing costs and must utilize these local community collection services versus sneaking additional tonnage onto installations and increasing refuse and recycling costs unnecessarily. Recycling is the law in Germany, and proper disposal of personal property is the responsibility of each resident using the collection services appropriate to their community. For those living in on-base MFH units, resi-
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dents are responsible for keeping living areas clean and safe. This includes adhering to the rules of disposing refuse and recycling materials. You may be charged removal and clean-up fees and have your privilege to live in base housing terminated if you abandon property inside or outside of your quarters. Oversized items and hazardous waste materials are your responsibility to dispose of at the nearest recycle center.
Below are some general rules of engagement for properly dealing with trash: • No off-base refuse or recyclables should come onto installations and be placed into any dumpster, underground container or base recycle centers. (Exception: up to 60 days after arrival and when out-processing; requires PCS orders). • Place trash inside dumpsters and/or underground containers, not on the ground by the containers since trash left outside the containers will not be collected. • Bulk trash items such as furniture, grills, mattresses, etc., should only be placed on the sidewalk near the underground dumpsters on the Sunday night (after 6 p.m.) prior to the scheduled
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pick-up date. From October to April, pick-up is on the second and the last Monday of every month. From May to September, pick-up is every Monday. Bulk trash day is not a permit to leave anything and everything beside the dumpsters. Household trash bags, cardboard boxes and recycling should all still be discarded appropriately.
• Do not place bulk trash on top of underground containers, but on sidewalks near the containers. • Tires are restricted as “special” waste because they cause damage to the environment. Turn in your tires to the vendor, KMC recycling centers, MWR auto skills facilities or the Ramstein auto salvage yard. • Waste oil can soak into the ground and enter the ground water in local ditches, streams, lakes and even our drinking water supply. A single drop of oil contaminates 1 million drops of water. Turn your waste oil in to the KMC recycling centers or the MWR Auto Skills facilities. • Cameras and manned patrols are being
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USAREUR CG visits 21st TSC
Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett
Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. (right), the U.S. Army Europe commanding general, speaks at the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s commander’s update brief on Panzer Kaserne during his visit to the “First in Support” command Feb. 7. Next to Campbell are Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee (center), 21st TSC commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Sanchez, 21st TSC command sergeant major.
AF leaders: Sequestration, more budget cuts will be devastating by Master Sgt. Jess D. Harvey Air Force Public Affairs Agency WASHINGTON — Sequestration would leave the Air Force with untrained people, a lack of equipment and be “devastating” to the service, officials said Feb. 7. The warning echoes what Department of Defense officials have stated for months about across-theboard defense cuts, in addition to an ongoing continuing resolution.
“Now that we’re staring at that possibility in less than a month, I can tell you, they were right,” said Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer during a media roundtable at the Pentagon. The meeting was aimed at discussing the toll that ongoing fiscal insecurity and looming sequestration are taking on the force. “We understand the national imperative of economic strength and getting the fiscal house in order,” said Acting Under Secretary of the Air
PROGRAM, from Page 2
local community to find a house. For anyone who has been through this process before, you know PCSing is and can be stressful. But having a good sponsor to ease the transition can make all the difference between hitting the ground running and stumbling out of the blocks. I was very fortunate that during my transition, I had a great sponsor who took care of my needs and far exceeded my expectations. Having been overseas before, I had an idea about what to expect. However, when my sponsor brought my wife and me to the hotel, we were pleasantly surprised by a large welcome basket full of breakfast items, snacks and several pamphlets and vignettes from the A&FRC, which highlighted the finer points about Ramstein and living in Germany. From that day on, my wife and I decided we were going to continue that practice for each new member joining the squadron. With that said, before each new member arrives, I follow up with the sponsor to ensure he too has assembled a small welcome basket and information packet prior to the newcomer’s arrival. After all, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. Though the sponsorship program is not a new concept to the Air Force or our sister services, I felt it was an important topic to discuss. If you consider the sooner an Airman gets settled, the sooner he will be able to contribute to the mission, at the end of the day, that should be the goal of every squadron in the Air Force. For more information on the INTRO program and the role of a sponsor, reference AFI 36-2103 dated April 30, 2012 or the call the A&FRC at 480-5100.
Force Dr. Jamie Morin. “And we recognize that the Air Force is not going to be exempt from the sort of budgetary austerity that is a part of a balanced approach to getting the national fiscal house in order.” Although Air Force leaders have already taken steps to meet budgetary reductions, the impacts that will occur from sequestration put the service at risk. See BUDGET, Page 6
February 15, 2013
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FEB. 6 » Ramstein: One iPhone and $75.
6:58 a.m.: A major trafﬁc accident with injuries was reported in Glan-Münchweiler. 2:27 p.m.: A major trafﬁc accident with no injuries occurred on Vogelweh.
9:10 a.m.: Damage to private property was reported in Landstuhl. 4:05 p.m.: Larceny of private property was reported on Ramstein.
1:34 p.m.: A medical emergency/ﬁre response was reported at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. 2:19 p.m.: A major trafﬁc accident with injuries and ﬂeeing the scene was reported in Stelzenberg.
2:48 p.m.: A house break-in and trespassing was reported in Weilerbach. No property was taken.
FEB. 11 » Kaiserslautern: Two backpacks containing two sets of ABUs, one set of PTUs and one pair of running shoes.
9:50 a.m.: Damage to private property was reported in Rodenbach. 6:45 p.m.: A major trafﬁc accident was reported in Katzweiler. The accident was caused due to a vehicle following too closely. No injuries were reported. 7:45 p.m.: A major trafﬁc accident and Article 92, operating a government vehicle without certiﬁcate of license, occurred at the intersection of B-270 and the Golf-9 access road.
11:11 a.m.: A major trafﬁc accident with no injuries was reported in Obernheim-Kirchenarnbach.
FEB. 10 » Winnweiler: Numerous gold chains, pendants, earrings and necklaces.
11:23 a.m.: Larceny of private property and a break-in was reported in Winnweiler.
11:55 a.m.: An Article 134, ﬂeeing the scene of an accident, was issued. 6:20 p.m.: A major trafﬁc accident was reported after a motorist lost control of the vehicle. No injuries were reported. 6:59 p.m.: A theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern.
• The KMC Housing ofﬁces will close at 11:30 a.m. today for an ofﬁcial function and will be closed Monday for a holiday. • The Ramstein In-Processing Line will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. The normal two-day in-processing sessions will be adjusted Tuesday and Wednesday, and Thursday and Feb. 22. Newcomers arriving to Ramstein from today to Monday must attend the RIP Line at 7 a.m. Tuesday. For more information about in-processing, call 480-6559 or visit www.ramstein.af.mil/library/factsheets/ factsheet.asp?id=17074.
ing area will be smaller and unable to accommodate a large number of strollers. In addition, beginning Feb. 26, neonatal stress testing will be done at the Labor and Delivery location in Bldg. 3711, second ﬂoor near the laboratory. The waiting area for Labor and Delivery can only accommodate two to three people at a time. If needed, there is additional space for waiting outside of Labor and Delivery across from the lab. The renovations will take approximately nine months and will accomplish needed upgrades and provide a new entrance into the clinic, making it more stroller-friendly. For details, call 4868340 or 06371-86-8340.
Black History Month events
• The 86th Airlift Wing will sponsor a Black History Month luncheon at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Ofﬁcers’ Club. The guest speaker will be Chief Master Sgt. Jack Johnson Jr., the command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Africa Command. Tickets are $12 for club members and $15 for non-club members. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Tracey Brumﬁeld at 06371-46-4239 or 0170-387-6858. The Black History Month Committee also sponsors library readings at 10 a.m. Thursday and Feb. 28 at the Ramstein Library. There will be book readings and craft interaction with children up to 4 years old. For details, call Melanie McKinney at 480-2847. • The Kaiserslautern Army EO working group presents the 2013 African-American/ Black History Month observance from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern. The guest speaker will be Dr. Cynthia Jackson.
OB/GYN clinic relocating
The OB/GYN clinic at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center will relocate Feb. 25 from ward 7B to 10C due to scheduled renovations. Services will not be disrupted, however the wait-
Anybody having claims or obligations against the estate of Tech. Sgt. Thomas Edison Clifford, 86th Airlift Wing Command Post, should contact summary courts ofﬁcer 1st Lt. Paige Grant at 480- 5469 or 0171-756-1925.
The Overseas Housing Allowance Utility/ Recurring Maintenance and Move-In Housing Allowance Survey is being conducted on behalf of the Department of Defense, by the Allowances Branch of the Defense Travel Management Ofﬁce. The utility survey is conducted annually, while the MIHA survey is conducted once every three years as part of a combined survey. This year, the combined survey will be conducted from March 1 through 31 for Germany. The survey is designed to collect utility/recurring maintenance and move-in expense data incurred by uniformed service members stationed overseas, who reside in private housing. If you receive OHA and meet the following qualiﬁcations, you should participate in the survey: • Are stationed in the country where this survey is being conducted for three or more months • Reside in privately leased quarters (not a homeowner or home sharer) • Receive an Overseas Housing Allowance
You may take the survey online at www. defensetravel.dod.mil/site/marutilmiha.cfm. This site will be activated on the survey start date March 1. The deadline to complete the survey is 4:30 p.m. March 31.
The Ramstein Tax Center is open until June 15 in the Ramstein Legal Ofﬁce, Bldg. 2137, across from the Southside Gym. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. Taxes are due April 15. Automatic extension will be until June 15. Walk-in only for military members and dependents; retirees and Department of Defense civilian employees must make an appointment at 0637147-1040 or 480-1040.The tax centers on Kleber Kaserne and in Bldg. 3701 on Landstuhl are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For details, call the Kleber Tax Center at 0631-4117688 or 483-7688, and the Landstuhl Tax Center at 06371-86-6334 or 486-6334.
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The town of Reichenbach-Steegen is asking its residents for active participation in its “Urban Development Process.” Public involvement will support this process through a collection of ideas and thoughts. In a ﬁrst step, all residents are called upon to convey their evaluations, thoughts and wishes. They can ﬁll out a questionnaire showing different aspects of urban development and what can be improved. Participation is voluntarily and anonymous. Download the English version of the questionnaire at www. reichenbach-steegen.de. Follow the menu on “Dorfmoderation.” The results of the survey will be publicly announced in an initial presentation in April. Ofﬁcials want U.S. residents in Reichenbach-Steegen to join and help improve living and housing situations. For details, call Jennifer Bettinger, ofﬁce for urban development, at 0631-342-766-140.
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and weather, the two-week deployment ensured many of the 37th AS pilots met training requirements that keep them proficient on combat airlift tactics. “There’s a ton of stuff we have to get trained on, and I got 57 semiannual requirements accomplished in a four-hour flight,” said 1st Lt. Sean Jensen, 37th AS pilot. More than five years have passed since the 86th AW and the 103rd Squadron have trained together. Since then, the 86th AW has transitioned from the C-130 E/H model to the newer, more advanced C-130J model. The IAF is scheduled to undergo the same transition this year. “We flew with Israeli pilots who are going to be transitioning from their (C-130E/H) models to the new J’s. They flew with us and we talked about some of our different procedures and tactics and the way we employ the C-130J,” said Capt. Brett Polage, 37th AS pilot. “They talked about some of their tactics and how they train here in Israel, and we basically just compared notes.” Sharing tactics with the IAF ensured the 37th AS BUDGET, from Page 3
“Those cuts from sequestration, as has been said over and over again, are going to be devastating; they’re going to be dangerous,” Morin said. Morin and Spencer, among others, laid out a set of near term actions the service is taking to hedge against the potential of sequestration. They included limiting training, facility maintenance and curbing spending. “The actions we’re taking (now) are focused on things that we see as reversible and not damaging to direct combat capability,” Morin said. “Nevertheless, they are disruptive to a whole host of Air Force priorities.” Morin and Spencer said if sequestration does happen, the Air Force will have to take additional and likely irreversible actions. One such measure is to halt all but emergency facility repairs across the force. “That results in a 90 percent reduction in those expenditures through the rest of the fiscal year,” Morin said. More than 400 projects across more
First Sergeants’ Corner
A C-130J Hercules takes off from an airfield Feb. 5 in Masada, Israel. The 86th Airlift Wing conducted a flying training deployment with the Israeli air force in order to strengthen partnerships and maintain readiness for contingency operations.
pilots sharpened their skills as combat airlifters. “Any time you teach something, you learn it better than you knew it before,” said Col. William Ward, 86th Operations Group commander. “It helps cement in our minds some of the differences ... (to) emphasize the ways that we have to operate differently with fewer crew members while fully exploiting the technology.”
than 140 bases are affected by this measure, but it only equates to about $2.9 billion in savings. Sequestration, if it occurs, will cause a $12.4 billion shortfall for fiscal year 2013. That is compounded by a potential sequestration shortfall of $1.8 billion in overseas contingency operations. “We’ve taken a series of initial actions, but those actions don’t come close to covering $12.4 billion,” Morin said. “There’s a lot more we’d have to do.” For example, Morin said the reductions to the weapons systems sustainment account is going to drive an approximately one-third reduction in depot workload in fiscal year 2013. But, like many other actions that may take place under sequestration, depot maintenance is something that will have cascading effects. Aircraft overdue for depot maintenance will be grounded until funds become available to service them later on. So, it’s going to push back that maintenance into a sort of bow-wave that will continue into fiscal year 2014
Smartphones Imagine you’re wearing your uniform and walking out of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center when your phone rings or receives a text. Do you stop walking and answer it or keep walking and answer it? Did you know that using personal electronic media devices while walking in uniform is prohibited? Some of us don’t know or don’t care that using these devices while walking in uniform is only acceptable when in emergencies or when official notifications are necessary. Some of us place convenience over integrity; however, advancements in technology should not mean deductions in military standards. This problem has easy solutions: Stop walking and respond to the phone or keep
February 15, 2013 It wasn’t just the pilots who had the opportunity to teach their craft to the IAF; Airmen from the 86th Operations Support Squadron, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, 86th Maintenance Squadron, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 435th Air Mobility Squadron were also present for the FTD. “I have each specialty with me ... like hydraulics, like electricians, (communications), (navigation), avionics, (hydraulics) — each system,” said Master Sgt. Dana Aube, 86th AMXS productions superintendent. “(IAF members) come over and I have my experts from each system walk them through the differences of the E/H’s from the J’s.” The maintainers worked days and nights to ensure two sorties of two C-130s went up nearly every day. The training is considered imperative to the readiness of the wing for contingency operations. “They’re working hard at getting their combat training accomplished,” Ward said. “If we were to execute contingency operations in that area in the future ... we will have the benefit of having flown in the air space.”
and beyond, resulting in serious inefficiency and reduction in operational capabilities, Morin said. But of major interest to the sequestration is the potential furlough of civilian employees. The Air Force currently has more than 180,000 civilian Airmen, with many locations where those civilian Airmen make up the majority, if not all of the workforce. Spencer related a conversation he’d had with a wing commander. The commander was “extremely concerned about what will happen to his work force since his entire maintenance team consists of government civilians,” Spencer said. The military relies heavily on the expertise of its civilian Airmen and furlough would seriously limit the Air Forces ability to do the mission and would have a hugely negative impact on morale. “This sort of unprecedented furlough action would put at risk mission accomplishment in a whole host of areas,” Morin said. “It’s a breach of faith with the civilian Airmen who
are critical to the success of the Air Force.” They also stressed the woes sequestration will have for the already difficult modernization programs. “Unless we get substantial reprogramming flexibility we will see damage to programs like the KC-46 tanker, the F-35 — all in an environment where we’ve been bending over backwards to try and create stability,” Morin said. “That means delayed capabilities to the Airmen who are waiting for it, and it means increased cost to the taxpayer.” In the long term, the nation is going to have “some pretty serious conversations about defense strategy, about what we ask of our armed forces and of what set of capabilities the nation needs to provide required national security,” Morin said. “Sequestration has us looking a month from now, a week from now, a day from now,” Morin said. “It’s like driving down a highway at 70 miles an hour, staring right in front of your hood ornament; it’s not a recipe for success.”
walking and wait until a better time. Let’s educate one another and continue displaying a professional military image. Integrity first!
Road closure The intersection of county roads L363 and L470 (exit Landstuhl toward Bann, traffic lights) will be under construction starting Monday. L470 will be totally closed for several months. Motorists, who live in Landstuhl-Melkerei, Bann, Queidersbach, or who work at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, or who want to go on autobahn A62, might experience traffic impacts.
February 15, 2013
Beyond borders 21st TSC SNCO takes on unique mentorship role in Afghanistan Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Lynne Lantin NTM-A/DCOM-SPO Public Affairs KABUL, Afghanistan — A 21st Theater Sustainment Command sergeant major deployed with the 16th Sustainment Brigade has taken a mentorship role with the first Afghan National Police female graduate of the Kabul Military Training Center’s Sergeants Major Academy. Sgt. Maj. Donna King, an automated logistics specialist and operations sergeant major for the Deputy Command-Support Operations, NATO Training Mission Afghanistan, met Afghan Sgt. Maj. Maryam Tabish at the KMTC graduation ceremony at the end of last year. The two spoke briefly, took a few photos together and began not only an enduring peer mentorship but also a friendship. “At our first meeting, she and I discussed several topics, and we bonded instantly,” King said. “Despite the vast cultural, behavioral and lingual differences, we found that we are very similar in many ways. I made myself available for her and she gladly accepted me as her mentor.” The pair discussed everything from career to family and discovered that, despite their differences, they are very much the same. “We talked about our families and found that we both come from a family of nine siblings and that we are both very family oriented,” King said. “I shared with her how I value hard work and education, which is also important to her as well. She soldiers during the day and goes to school at night; at one point in my career, I did the same. I discovered that she had some of the same hopes and dreams that I do as a woman and also as a leader.” Speaking to other Afghan women about their concerns and struggles, King said some have expressed that their family members do not want them to have anything to do with the military, while others’ husbands and family members are encouraging and supportive. Tabish’s fiancee is very supportive of her having a career. King meets Tabish at least once a week and says mentorship is critical to the success of her development and Afghanistan’s future. “Throughout my military career, I have had several mentors,” King said. “I realized early on, there was no way that I could have made it on my own. Everybody needs somebody, which is why I reached out to her and plan to continue to make myself available for her.” A different country, army, language and culture doesn’t intimidate King when it comes to mentoring soldiers. It’s a part of who she is, she said. “Mentoring is in my heart. I know that no
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established to prevent illegal dumping. • Personnel guilty of improper and illegal dumping will be charged for the full cost of removal and clean-up. Help is always available. If you have questions, reach out to your German landlords or neighbors for more information on how to dispose your trash properly. Also, the Ramstein/ Vogelweh Housing Office has brochures about recycling in Germany. Respect the host nation by learning their garbage and recyclable collection system. For more information, call the civil engineering customer service line at 489-7703 or the Ramstein Recycling Center at 480-4191. Check out these KMC locations where you can take recyclables: • Recycling Yard Kindsbach, Hirtenpfad 65, Kindsbach. Call 0631-7105-505 or 408. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays
Sgt. Maj. Donna King, Deputy Command-Support Operations, NATO Training Mission Afghanistan’s operations sergeant major, shares photos with the first Afghan National Army females to graduate from Regional Military Training Center-West following their graduation ceremony Jan. 23 at Camp Zafar, Herat, Afghanistan.
one can make it in this world without some form of mentorship. If given the opportunity, I will, without hesitation, serve as a mentor for other Afghan women to allow them to see the hope within themselves and help preserve the opportunities for them to contribute to a better future,” King said. King said she hopes women will continue to play a role in Afghanistan’s future and reach out to help other women accomplish their goals. “Many of the women have come to expect the right to an education, the freedom to choose their future and the opportunity to get good jobs,” she said. “I only hope in the years to come, after 2014, this type of critical work can continue” King was also asked to be guest speaker at the recent ceremony for the first Afghan National Army females to graduate from Regional Military Training Center-West in Hearat, Jan. 23. They were the first females to graduate from an ANA training center other than Kabul Military Training Center, marking the signs of progress for women in Afghanistan. Making a difference is what’s important to King and she hopes that one day the women of Afghanistan will have more opportunities, she said. “Women are valuable and irreplaceable resources; if we expect for this country to continue to grow and prosper, they must be included,” King said. “If I could just bring about a change in one Afghan woman’s life or job performance through mentoring, I will have accomplished my goal personally as well as professionally.” (Lantin is a public affairs NCO assigned to the 16th Sustainment Brigade deployed to Afghanistan and attached to NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan on a nine month combat tour.)
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Military Saves Week offers events, advice The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center and the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder Army Community Service offer the following events during Military Saves Week 2013:
» 7 to 8 a.m.: AFN call-in with accredited financial counselor » 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Military Saves info fair in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court » 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Military Millionaire in the KMCC food court » 1 p.m.: Military Saves kick-off event and joint proclamation signing in the KMCC food court
» 10 to 11 a.m.: Surviving Credit Card Debt at the Ramstein A&FRC » 10 to 11 a.m.: Security Clearance and Credit Report Workshop in the KMCC food court » noon to 1 p.m.: Drive to 850 at the Ramstein A&FRC » 1 to 1:30 p.m.: FDIC Borrowing Basics in the KMCC food court » 1 to 2:30 p.m.: Take Control: Budgeting & Debt Reduction at Baumholder ACS » 2 to 3 p.m.: Doing More with Less in German at the Ramstein A&FRC » 2 to 3 p.m.: Basic Personal Investing in the KMCC food court » 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Teen Money at Kaiserslautern ACS » 5 to 7 p.m.: Active Money Personalities for Couples at the Ramstein A&FRC
» 11 a.m. to noon: More Cluck for Your Buck at the Ramstein A&FRC
» 1 to 2:30 p.m.: Saving, Investing and TSP at Baumholder ACS » 1 to 4 p.m.: First Time Home Buying in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein » 1:30 to 3 p.m.: Tricks of the Trade Workshop in the Miesau Yellow Ribbon Room
» 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Coupons & Coffee in the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center dining facility » 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Military Saves Info Fair in Heaton Auditorium on LRMC » 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Basic Personal Investing in Heaton Auditorium on LRMC » 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Military Millionaire in Heaton Auditorium on LRMC » 12:30 to 1 p.m.: Euros & Cents Workshop in Heaton Auditorium on LRMC » 1 to 2 p.m.: Travel Thrills without the Bills in Heaton Auditorium on LRMC » 1 to 2:30 p.m.: Know Your Score: Using Credit & Credit Reports at Baumholder ACS » 5 to 7 p.m.: Paying for College at the Ramstein A&FRC
» 9 to 10 a.m.: The Financially Savvy Woman at the Ramstein A&FRC To register in advance for classes, contact Baumholder ACS, Bldg. 8746, at 06783-6-8188; Kaiserslautern ACS, Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks, at 0631-3406-4015/4151; or the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 2120, at 06371-47-5100/5900. (Courtesy of 86th Force Support Squadron)
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Icy weather Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan
Airmen de-ice a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 6 on Ramstein. The 521st Air Mobility Operations Center maintains aircraft on Ramstein to ensure mission success.
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Bulgarians visit Ramstein
Retention NCOIC speaks to AFN
Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, welcomes Maj. Gen. Costantin Popov, Bulgarian air chief, to Ramstein Feb. 11. Breedlove conducted a routine air chief office call to build partnerships and discuss the betterment of both nations.
Master Sgt. Johnnie Davis, retention NCOIC of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command, discusses the 7th CSC and the U.S. Army Reserve in Europe Feb. 4 during the weekly radio show on AFN.
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta
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German army chief of staff visits Fisher House, LRMC
National Prayer Luncheon
German army Lt. Gen. Bruno Kasdorf, chief of staff for the German army, and Brig. Gen. Paul Benenati, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command, listen as staff and guests explain the benefits of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Fisher House during the generals’ tour of the facility Feb. 7.
Suzanne Peloquin and Martha Enyeart, Liturgical Worship Service singers, perform during the National Prayer Luncheon Feb. 11 on Ramstein. The luncheon began with prayers offered by chaplains from various faith groups followed by lunch and a speech from the guest speaker, Chaplain (retired Maj. Gen.) Charles Baldwin, former AF chief of chaplains.
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in Afghanistan. “I was thinking, ‘I can’t believe the vice president is here shaking my hand.” But the 25-year-old Millersburg, Ohio, native was soon put to ease by his special guests, which also included Dr. Ashton B. Carter, the deputy secretary of defense. “It was like the vice president was here to let us know he appreciated my wife for the sacrifice she made while I was deployed,” said Allison, whose wife, Rhea, has been at her husband’s bedside during his recovery, which continues at their home in Bamberg, Germany, where they are stationed. “He also, of course, thanked me for my service and for what I did while I was deployed. It was a very nice visit.” The vice president’s visit also included visits with two soldiers from the Republic of Georgia, one of 54 coalition countries whose service members have been treated at LRMC for injuries sustained serving alongside U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. One of these soldiers was Sgt. Lago Kakulia, an infantryman shot in the leg by a sniper while attempting to carry a fellow soldier to safety who had been shot in the shoulder by the same sniper. “It was a big surprise. At first he didn’t believe it,” said Maj. (Dr.) Zura Zakaraia, a Georgian doctor who acted as translator for both soldiers during the visit. But as with Allison, Zakaraia said the vice president soon put the 21-year-old at ease sharing stories of his travels to Afghanistan and amusing anecdotes during his visit to Georgia. Guiding the vice president through his visit to the intensive care unit was Maj. Kate Reese-Hudock, an Army nurse and member of the LRMC Critical Care Air Transport Team and the Acute Lung Rescue Team. Reese-Hudock said it was amazing to meet and interact with the dignitaries. “What I think was most amazing for me, and I hope I can speak for our staff, was to see how sincere they were and how caring they were, not only to the wounded warriors but to our staff for providing care to the wounded warriors and our other patients. And that’s just something I will definitely take away,” she said. “You see them on television, you see them at events, and just to know that they’re so heartfelt and care about us, I will keep that in my mind always. It was just an amazing experience.” In addressing the ICU staff, the Bidens expressed the sentiments described by ReeseHudock. “Even if there were no wounded warriors here to visit today, we wanted to stop by and visit with you to say thank you for all that you do for them. What you do is truly breathtaking. And because of you, our wounded warriors can return home alive to their mothers and fathers, to their wives and husbands, and to their sons and daughters,” Biden said. (Donald Cloud, special adviser to the vice president for defense and intelligence, contributed to this story)
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New Year’s resolutions: Education by Senior Airman Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Plutarch, a Greek historian, once said, “The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting.” If this year you have made the goal to further your education or to obtain your degree, here are a few tips to keep you headed in that direction. Taking the Leap Deciding to return to school is a big decision, which may fill up most of your future free time. It has the opportunity to change lives drastically. “In today’s world, you need to have an education,” said Mark Rix, Education Service specialist. “We are here to help anyone get that education, no matter if it’s a spouse using the GI Bill or active duty member continuing school while working a full time job.” Help Yourself There are two types of learning styles; active and electronic. Active or classroom learning includes participating with others in a group atmosphere or interactive learning environment; this focuses better on individual learning traits. On the other hand, online courses better fit the busy lifestyle or social restraints that arise while leading the military
lifestyle. These are beneficial to working environments or individuals restricted by location. Knowing your style of study is very constructive, being aware of whether you’re a verbal, written or oral learner can help to enhance learning techniques. Varying your course load is also very important, be sure to include classes you enjoy rather than just fulfilling mandatory credits. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Tutors are available through most online universities, as well as a variety of referred sites. If you need help obtaining sources or just need help understanding a concept, help yourself by reaching out for help. Help Others Succeed The Ramstein Education center and KMC military members have joined together recently to create a new program in which peer mentoring is encouraged to help others as they work toward their Community College of the Air Force degree. “The peer mentoring program is always looking for people who have already earned their CCAF, those who are willing to guide and mentor others,” said Michael Jones, education service specialist. “We need people who have already struggled through obtaining their degree and are willing to guide, coach and encourage others as they do the same.”
Learn the Basics of Studying Distractions come in all different shapes and sizes, especially when it’s time to study. So stick with the basics and get the most out of your time. 1. Atmosphere: create a peaceful studying environment in which you can step away and focus all your attention on the material at hand. 2. Scheduling your time: by setting a set time apart from your busy day and dedicate it to studying you are more likely to get in the habit of it and eventually succeed. 3. Reward yourself: Rewarding yourself after a set time of studying will increase your productivity. Operant conditioning states that when you use specific rewards for specific achievements more are willing to do the unfavorable task. Keep Motivated Motivation is an important factor in sticking to a routine, but can be the hardest to keep up. Students who have an interest in learning, a value of education and a confidence in their own capabilities and attributes tend to stay motivated and internalize values. “The hardest part of earning your degree is staying motivated,” said Jones. “If you have a little bit of motivation, you can do anything” (Editor’s note: This is the third story in a three-part series on New Year’s resolutions at Ramstein.)
Several German cities join list of restricted emissions zones by Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs HEIDELBERG, Germany — The Heidelberg and Wiesbaden areas, home to many U.S. forces personnel and their families, have joined the list of German cities to establish and enforce low-emissions zones. Vehicles that do not display a green emissions sticker certifying they meet exhaust emission standards are prohibited from entering the zones. Drivers caught entering a low-emission zone with a vehicle that does not meet the standards will be fined €40 and assessed one point on their driver’s licenses. The restrictions for these areas, known as “Umweltzonen,” apply to all drivers operating in Germany. There are 38 zones across Germany. The zones take in major cities, popular tourist destinations and other areas, so travelers are advised to check if any of the zones are on their itinerary. “There are no exceptions for U.S. personnel stationed here in Germany regardless of the Status of Forces agreement,” said Tom Lorenzini, registrar at the U.S. Army Europe Registry of Motor Vehicles. The emissions stickers are obtained when a vehicle is registered in Germany and come in three colors: red,
yellow and green. Like a traffic signal, green signifies that the vehicle meets emissions standards and is good to go in any zone, while yellow and red indicate the vehicle is more polluting and is prohibited from entering the Umweltzone. The Heidelberg and Mannheim areas came under the new regulations Jan. 1, and the Wiesbaden and Mainz areas on Feb. 1. The Wiesbaden garrison’s Hainerberg, Aukamm and Crestview housing areas all fall within the new zone. “People who need to travel in the affected area and have a (vehicle) that does not qualify for an emissions decal will have to buy a conforming vehicle or convert their vehicle to meet the emission standards, or use public transportation,” Lorenzini said. In January 2008, Berlin, Hannover and Cologne became the first to establish the zones, which are designed to reduce the amount of fine dust and nitrogen dioxide in the air. Stuttgart and Mannheim followed suit two months later, and additional cities have created zones since. For detailed maps of current restriction zones, visit www.plakette24.de. For questions about vehicle regulation and emission standards, visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles website at www.hqusareur.army.mil/rmv.
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Teams compete for title of USAREUR’s best sappers by Spc. David Huddleston 18th Engineer Brigade Public Affairs, 21st Theater Sustainment Command BAMBERG, Germany — Combat engineers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 54th Engineer Battalion, 9th Engineer Battalion, and 243rd Construction Management Team tested their bodies and minds in U.S. Army Europe’s Best Sapper Competition, Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, here. Eight two-Soldier teams brought all their engineering skills and abilities to the competition with the solitary goal of advancing to the Army’s Best Sapper Competition in April in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. At the end of the competition, one team stood above the rest. First Lt. Marie Timm, a platoon leader with the 535th Engineer Support Company, 54th Eng. Bn., and her teammate, 1st Lt. Mende Wentzel, executive officer of the 343rd Construction Management Team, 18th Eng. Bde., won the right to represent USAREUR and attempt to earn the title of best sapper in the Army.
“The five-mile buddy run was the hardest event because we were smoked after the ruck march, we had not slept much or ate anything, but our team work pulled us through,” Timm said. A sapper is a Soldier who performs a variety of military engineering duties such as bridgebuilding, laying or clearing minefields, demolitions, field defenses and general construction, as well as road and airfield construction and repair. They are also trained to serve as infantry personnel in defensive and offensive operations. “The opportunity to test ourselves, to come out here and stretch the body and mind to see what we can do brought me out here,” said 1st Lt. Jonathan Janos, training officer with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 54th Eng. Bn. The competition tested Soldiers with a non-standard physical fitness test, unoccupied search with talon robot and urban breaching, a 40question demolition exam, land navigation, a 10-kilometer round robin event, a 15-mile road march and a
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Second Lt. William Harkey and 2nd Lt. Bryan Crider, of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, construct a water impulse charge using inert demolition components at the breaching charge evaluation lane during the Best Sapper Competition.
five-mile buddy run. They also conducted sapper stakes, which consisted of an in-stride breach, cutting charge calculations, reflexive fire, and individual weapon qualification. “This event has tested us all around, it tested our spirit, it tested our
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Dental clinic reaches out to community, offers care to civilians Story and photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs Commanders and other leaders got a close look at what the Baumholder Dental Clinic provides to the community during a command focused open house Feb. 1. The open house was a first for the Baumholder Dental Clinic and the idea originated from the clinic staff, who suggested it would be a good idea to reach out to the community. “The whole focus and purpose of this open house is to be able to bring in the commanders, the sergeants major and the first sergeants so we can let them know what the Army dental care system offers them,” said Col. Francisco Ruiz, Baumholder Dental Clinic commander. “We want to let them know what our goals are as the clinic command here at Baumholder and talk about dental readiness, which is always important, dental wellness and what we can do for them as leaders so that we can ensure our Soldiers are getting the best care possible in a timely manner.” Ruiz explained the importance of
dental readiness and wellness, focusing on how Soldiers are categorized in each of these areas. But for all of the efforts of the clinic staff in providing quality care, failed appointments continue to be an issue. From Oct. 1 through Jan. 30, the clinic had 218 failed appointments. That equates to 4.18 percent of patients seen. On the upside, 4,429 appointments were completed during the same period. “Our goal is to bring the percentage of missed appointments down to 2 percent,” Ruiz said. It’s no secret that Baumholder’s Soldier population has gone down to about half of what it used to be, but in relation to dental care, Ruiz sees the low numbers as a plus for the community because it allows the dental clinic to offer care to family members and Department of Defense civilians. Family dental care has always been an issue across the board, so Baumholder’s current demographics allow family members and civilians a golden opportunity to receive the high quality dental care that Soldiers receive. The clinic will continue this service for as long as
Col. Francisco Ruiz, Baumholder Dental Clinic commander, talks to community leaders about Soldier dental wellness during the clinic’s first open house.
the numbers allow it to do so. New to the Dental Command is the Go First Class initiative. Ruiz said this program will transform the dental health care to a system of health. There will be a paradigm shift, turning annual exams into annual cleanings. “When patients receive their annual cleaning, they also receive their annual exam and minor restorative care, all in a single visit,” Ruiz said.
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Where Thunderbolts strike by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Operations around the world call for quick and decisive actions, and members of the 4th Air Operations Support Group are prepared to provide the needed tactical command and control of aerospace power to ensure mission success. The 4th ASOG is entrusted to carry out the necessary sup-
port for theater-wide combat and training. “Without the 4th ASOG, United States Army Europe and United States Army Africa would have to coordinate any field training with an ASOG back in the States,” said Staff Sgt. Maximilian McPhee, 4th ASOG supply NCO in charge. “This in turn would decrease mission readiness.” Recently awarded the Thunderbolt award, McPhee embodies the theater-wide
combat support and training the 4th ASOG aims to achieve. “The Thunderbolt award shows that even though there are operators out there doing great things and saving lives, there are people behind the scenes making sure the operators have the items and support they require to get the job done,” McPhee said. While assigned to the 4th ASOG McPhee has spearheaded the deactivation of the 4th Air Support Operations
Squadron, Detachment 1 and finished the deactivation process of the 1st ASOS. McPhee also coordinated shipments of necessary radios down range from three different units to support war fighters, which has greatly increased the war fighter’s mission capabilities, McPhee said. To further his own capabilities, McPhee received certification for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods. “I attended the course for
the possibility of the operators requiring the transfer of munitions or other items,” McPhee said. By obtaining an ADR certification, McPhee aids to cut spending by eliminating the need for contractors to carry the same cargo. McPhee and the 4th ASOG stand ready to serve Team Ramstein and the mission by providing the Air Force with a premier installation to enable and assure strategic capabilities.
German-American Community Office turns 10 by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
he German-American Community Office will observe its 10th anniversary Tuesday. The office, which is co-sponsored by the KMC and the City of Kaiserslautern, opened its doors Feb. 19, 2003. It was established to provide service to Americans, both military and civilians, and Germans who have specific problems and questions concerning German-American matters. The bilingual staff at the GACO consists of 86th Airlift Wing host nation advisers and a relation consultant hired by the city. “It’s amazing that our office is being in existence for 10 years already,” said Rut Pinillos Cediel, 86th Airlift Wing host nation assistant. “Throughout the years, we noticed that Germans and Americans learned to appreciate the multifaceted help they are getting from us.” In the 10 years since its opening, about 30,000 customers have asked for help in various areas. More than 14,600 Americans, about 13,000 Germans and 1,000 foreign nationals stopped by at the office, called or emailed for support. “Some questions require a lot of time for research and calling official institutions,” Pinillos Cediel said. American customers mainly need assistance with German documents and authorities and have questions regarding host nation policies and regulations. They want to find out about the disposal of trash off base, drivers’ licenses for U.S. civilians, retirement in Germany, marriage between Americans and foreign nationals, leisure and sports activities, and much more. “Germans contact us to find out what to do when Americans didn’t pay all bills after leaving Germany,” Pinillos Cediel said. “Some complain about barking dogs that belong to Americans in their neighborhood and consequently about their way of pet keeping.” They also are interested in getting involved in German-American activities, fostering friendship or finding out how to obtain a contract with the U.S. government.
Michael Gannon, 86th Airlift Wing host nation assistant, passes out important information and answers questions of newcomers during their orientation tour at the German-American Community Office Feb. 8 in Kaiserslautern.
Also, German clubs, friendship associations and other groups contact GACO to help advertise their events, which also promote German-American friendship. The GACO staff also refers people to the right places for genealogical research, in the case an American wants to find out about their German heritage. “We also try to ease U.S. service members’ stay in Germany,” said Michael Gannon, 86th AW host nation assistant. Every Friday, the USO newcomers’ orientation tours, which are mandatory for Army members, stop at the office where newly arrived Americans have the chance to ask questions on the spot. The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center offers newcomers’ trips to Kaiserslautern whenever they
have enough participants to join the optional tour. “We give newcomers a lot of ideas for leisure and recreation activities so they get to know the area and won’t be afraid of going places,” Gannon said. To make themselves known to KMC members, the office participates in local events such as the Kaiserslautern Christmas markets and fairs. They sponsor “GACO on Tour” with a booth in the Vogelweh, Ramstein and Sembach base exchanges, where they hand out important information. GACO is located on Lauterstrasse 2 (Rathaus Nord) in Kaiserslautern, across from the city hall. Opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. The staff can be reached by phone at 0631-363-3010, via email at email@example.com or online at www.gaco-kl.de.
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Healthy dating for teens by Emily McCormick Ramstein Family Advocacy 86th Medical Operations Squadron February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. If you are not aware of this issue, you are not alone. In a recent survey, 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. This is not a reﬂection on your relationship with your teen. 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-accidental 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. • 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 or withdraw from sports or other activities. • 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
Date Smart The Ramstein Teen Center will offer Date Smart — An Event for Teens, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bldg. 411. The free seminar is open to grades 8 to 12. It will discuss true love, abuse and respect going out, breaking up and good communication. There will be free snacks. For details, email stephen. firstname.lastname@example.org. seems vague or doesn’t make sense. 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 feel confused and lack discernment of what is abuse. They may have been threatened by their partner. They may not be ready to end the relationship and fear their parents will put an end to the relationship. They may also think their
parents will be angry at them for not telling them sooner, and they may lose privileges or be in trouble. 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. • 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 your child may have ambivalent feelings toward the abusive partner, feeling he/she is still in love with them, hoping they will change, afraid to be alone, etc. Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican. com for more information and tips for teens.
School Notes Happenings at RMS
• The Ramstein Middle School PTSA hosts a membership meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the school’s information center/library. Current and new members are welcome. For details, email email@example.com. • The Ramstein Middle School PTSA hosts a Valentine’s Day dance from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Volunteers are still needed to help with serving food and chaperoning. Tickets for the dance cost $5 in advance and $9 at the door. For more information, email Guy Moore at guy.moore@ eu.dodea.edu.
Boy Scouts luau
The Boy Scouts of America will conduct a Barbarossa District Luau Recognition Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Ramstein Community Center. Activities will include a 2012 class of Eagles and class of Venturing Silvers, awarding of the Gold Level Journey to Excellence, Barbarossa recognition of chartering organizations, civic appreciations, Scouting Adult Leaders of the Year, and awarding of the District Award of Merit. There will also be opportunities to meet with Scouters and
civic leaders, hula lessons, a tiki bar with nonalcoholic beverages and an authentic luau dinner buffet. For details, email BarbarossaEventSignup@ gmail.com. For more information on Boy Scouts or to join, email BarbarossaScouts@gmail.com.
Lunch and Learn
Parents of students at Vogelweh Elementary School are invited to the next Lunch and Learn from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 28 in the school library. Parents will learn about the assessments their children take at school and how the data is used to help determine instruction. Some of the assessments include SRI, BAS, DRA2 and TerraNova. The Academic Support Team and school counselors will be available to help translate some confusing “school jargon.” Parents may bring a bag lunch, and light desserts will be provided.
Asian, antique auction
The Ramstein Elementary School PTA is sponsoring an Asian & Antique Furniture Auction March 2 in the school gym. A silent auction of approximately 100 different items will kick off this unique event at 10 a.m. Bidding will begin on the other 200 items
at 11 and run until everything is sold. This event is open to all ID cardholders. For safety purposes, this is an adult only event. Items for auction include Asian furniture, porcelain, Tiffany lamps, hand tied rugs, and an assortment of decorative pieces from Hong Kong and Tibet. All payment must be made in U.S. dollars, checks, money orders or credit cards. The proceeds will go to the PTA to support school activities and enrichment programs.
Celebrating Dr. Seuss
Join CYS Services and libraries from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 2 as they celebrate the many works of Dr. Seuss. Events will include a “Horton Hears a Who” puppet show, story time, make-and-take activities, face painting and more! For details, visit the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, or call 493-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Dr. Seuss cookie contest
Show off your best Seussian cookie creation, March 2 at the Dr. Seuss cookie contest. Cookie submissions take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Judging will be held at 12:30 p.m. For details, call 493-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
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Photo by Rick Pagels
Dissecting hearts at SMS Sembach Middle School seventh-graders Sam Donovan, Eliza Whitfield, Hope Tavares, Reina Garrett and Wyatt Vickers identify the major parts of a cow’s heart in David Hemmer’s science class.
Photo by Minyi Qian
Daddy’s boy Sembach Elementary School kindergartner Thomas Johns wears a big smile (and his dad’s hat) while proudly receiving a reading award from principal Sonny Bertschinger.
VES students say “NO!” to bullies Fourth grade students at Vogelweh Elementary School say no to bullying and stand united by wearing pink. The event originated after David Shepherd and Travis Price of Berwick, Nova Scotia, brought and distributed 50 pink shirts in response to a male student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt on the first day of school. Courtesy photo
Cookies for Soldiers Landstuhl Girl Scout Cadette Troop 978 poses for a photo with 126 boxes of Girl Scout cookies they sent to Soldiers downrange. The cookies were donated by members of the KMC.
Photo by Agnes Gonzales
Reading at VES Jasean Phillips, Florentina Valdez and Zachery Akin, students in Renee Reier and Stephanie Saucer’s combined kindergarten class at Vogelweh Elementary School, enjoy reading their new books. The Vogelweh PTSA donated 790 books to students who participated in the school-wide reading incentive program.
Photo by Susi Gibbins
Honoring academic achievement Jeff Grogg, a fifth grade teacher at Kaiserslautern Elementary School, awards students who achieved straight A’s in the second quarter Feb. 1 during an honor roll awards assembly.
Mark Your Calendar
» The German American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern will collect donations for the next Pfennig Bazaar scheduled to take place March 1 and 2. Donations will be taken 9 a.m. to noon today and Saturday at the Pfennig Bazaar warehouse, Hackstrasse 4 to 6 in 67657 Kaiserslautern. Clothes, household items, electrical appliances, toys and books will be needed. Furniture, mattresses, shoes, suitcases and other big items will not be accepted. For details or to volunteer contact Martina Anctil at martina-daifc@ anctionline.net or call 0631-41239031, or visit www.gaiwc. com. » Stop by Kleber Kaserne’s Java Cafe today to prove you are “Smarter Than A Barista!” Trivia questions will be displayed. Answer one correctly to win a drink on the house. Trivia questions will change every 30 minutes. One free drink (up to $4) per customer. Java Cafe is located in Bldg. 3232 (inside KMC Onstage). For details, call 483-8063 or 0613411-8063. » Learn to salsa with an hour of free salsa lessons and enjoy the live DJ at Latin Night, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » The Sembach Commissary celebrates Black History Month with Jazz According to Sax at 3 p.m. Sunday. » The Sembach Community Activity Center hosts a Valentine’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in Bldg. 220 on Sembach Kaserne. Enjoy a complete German/ American breakfast buffet, complete with a carving station with assorted meats and an omelette station. Cost is $24 for adults and $12 for children up to 12 years old. To make reservations, call 496-5178 or 06302-67-5178. » Military Saves Week 2013 sponsors a poster contest for KMC K-5 elementary school students. Posters should be 8.5 x 11 inches and the slogan should read, “Start Small, SAVE BIG!” Deadline to submit posters to the front office of the school is Tuesday. First prize is $100, second prize is $50 and third prize is $25. For details, call the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. » Black History Month events: The 86th Airlift Wing will host a Black History Month luncheon at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. For more information, call Master Sgt. Tracey Brumfield at 478-4239. » Get down at Armstrong’s Club’s House Party, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 22 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » KMC Onstage presents “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Performances will take place Feb. 22 to 24 and March 1 to 3. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $14 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For details, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » In conjunction with Military Saves Week, a financial fair kick-off event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. A joint service proclamation signing will be held at 1 p.m. For details, call the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5900. » Visit the Spring Bazaar from March 1 to 3. There will be more than 100 vendors from around the world at this giant bazaar, located in the Special Events Warehouse, Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Bazaar times are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2, and
American Red Cross classes now available American Red Cross classes are now available at the Ramstein Red Cross ofﬁce. CPR/ﬁrst aid/AED classes will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 1 and 23. Cat and dog ﬁrst aid will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 6. A babysitter’s training with pediatric CPR and ﬁrst aid will be taught from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24. For costs and registration, visit https://classes.redcross.org/SABA/Web/ Main or call 06371-47-2171 or 480-2171. Also, give blood and save a life by joining the American Red Cross Youth/313 EOSS Volunteers, who are sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 1 at the Ramstein Southside Gym.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3. » The new Art & Cultural Center in Kaiserslautern will open March 1. The center will close its activities in Heidelberg to move to the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center in Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. The grand opening celebration will be held March 15 and 16. » Bruno’s Pasta Bar, located inside of the Landstuhl Community Club, is now closed on Sundays. The Landstuhl Community Club will open on Sunday if a reservation is made. Call 486-6107 to coordinate events. The Landstuhl Community Club is located in Bldg. 3780. For more information, call 486-7244 or 01371-86-7244. » During the month of February, collect your check-out receipts from U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern libraries. Patrons with the most check-outs can enter to win a $200 Outdoor Recreation trip! Stop by your local USAGK library for more information. The Kaiserslautern Main Library is located in Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl (call 4867322 or 06371-86-7322). The Kleber Branch Library is located in Bldg. 3205 (call 483-1740 or 0631-411-1740). » Come boot, scoot and boogie with everyone else at Kazabra Club’s Country Nights from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. every Saturday in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 for details. » Command the stage by displaying your talent at Tuesday Night Expressions, from 7 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780 on Landstuhl Post. Children can participate until 8 p.m. with parental supervision. Bring your own props, instruments and equipment. It’s free for performers. Open to U.S. ID cardholders. » Dance the night away at Armstrong’s Club’s R&B Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Saturday in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » The Sembach Community Activity Center Warrior Zone hosts Texas Hold ’em on Saturday nights. Registration is at 6 p.m. and the tournament starts at 7. Finger food will be provided. There is a $25 buy-in. For details, call 496-5172 or 06302-67-5171.
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» The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is getting set to begin its second half program and new members are needed. If you love music and love to sing, consider visiting to see if RPIC is a good fit for you. The choir meets Tuesday evenings in Kaiserslautern-Erzhuetten, and new members are welcome through February. For details, visit www.sing-rpic.de (available in both German and English). There you will find directions, performance samples, music repertoire, photos and contact information. » Rheinland Pfalz Quilt Guild meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. Night meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. Visit www.rpqg.eu for the meeting location. » The Rhineland Breast Cancer Coalition, a group of breast cancer survivors in the KMC, are celebrating life and supporting and encouraging other breast cancer patients and survivors in the area. This group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Bambus Garden, outside Pulaski Gate by Vogelweh. For more information, email RBCCgroup@ yahoo.com.
» The Kaiserslautern chapter of the Sergeant Morales Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Monday of every month at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks DFAC. This meeting is open to all Sergeant Morales members, Sergeant Audie Murphy members and to any NCO who would like to join. » HUGS playgroup meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the first and third Friday of the month at the Vogelweh Community Center. This group is for parents and children ages 0 to 4. Play groups offer benefits for both parents and their children. Parents can make new friends and enjoy some grown up conversation while their children develop socialization skills and enjoy educational activities. This is especially valuable for moms who worked full time prior to the baby’s birth and are feeling isolated at home alone all day long. For more information, call Army Community Service at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Check out “Bat Boy: The Musical,” a comedy and horror show about a half human, half bat creature and the trials he faces while attempting to live a normal life. Showings take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 23 and 28 and March 1 and 2 at Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for children, students or Soldiers E5 and below, and $25 for a family of four or more. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by contacting the Hilltop Theater’s box office. For more information, call 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » A unit-level intramural basketball tournament will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 25 to 28. This tournament is open to all military units assigned to Baumholder, males and females over 18. Units will compete at The Hall of Champions to see which teams will advance to the regional championships. Participants must sign up by Saturday at the Baumholder Sports Office, Bldg. 8105 on Smith Barracks. For more information, call 485-6303 or 06783-6-6303. » Beginning March 1, the Baumholder Library will be closed on all German holidays in addition to the current closures on American holidays. The library is located in Bldg. 8332 on Smith Barracks. For more information, call 4858851 or 06783-6-8851. » The U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Creative Arts Center offers a balloon delivery service on Smith Barracks, Wetzel Barracks and Hospital Kaserne. Come place your order during opening hours, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. There is a $5 delivery fee due at the time of your order. Delivery times are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays. The Creative Arts Center is located in Bldg. 8104 on Smith Barracks. For more information, call 485-6687 or 06783-6-6687. » SKIES Unlimited hosts introductory karate classes at 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the SKIES Academy, Bldg. 8046 on Smith Barracks. Classes are taught by certified instructors who are qualified, dedicated and imaginative in creating a valuable experience for your child. Cost is $50, which includes eight classes. This class is for children and youth ages 10 to 18. For more information, call 485-6969/7003 or 06783-6-6969/7003.
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Classes And Training
» Ramstein Family Advocacy offers the following winter classes: Active Parenting of Teens, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Feb. 26 at Family Advocacy, Bldg. 2121, third floor; and Stress Management, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Family Advocacy. For details and to register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » The following free music workshops for children with two to three years of experience will be offered: a pop, rock and jazz workshop for piano and keyboard, 11 a.m. Saturday; a classical workshop for piano players, 11 a.m. Feb. 23; and a workshop for brass instruments (trumpet, baritone, trombone), 11 a.m. March 9. Classes will take place at Erfurter Strasse 95, Kaiserslautern. For more information and to register, call Karl Graef at 0157-74236887. » Couples Communication is a two-part series course being offered through Family Advocacy. In this class, learn the keys to better communication, effective listening and understanding taught in a fun learning atmosphere. Take the stress out of your relationship by enrolling today. Classes take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every first and second Thursday of the
month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. To register or for more information, call 0631-3406-4203. » Did you know that anger is directly related to symptoms associated with survival instincts? Learn about how anger is triggered, ways to monitor and associate patterns of anger with thought processes and, most importantly, how to control anger in Anger Management Class, a three-part educational learning experience. Join the ACS Anger Management Class by registering for a session, offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information about this class, call 493-4062 or 0631-3406-4062. » Stress Management class takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesday of the month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information about this class, call 493-4062 or 0631-3406-4062.
» A Unitarian Universalist worship service and fellowship hour will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays until May at the Kapaun Chapel.
A&FRC programs The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center offers the following programs: » MONDAY « Closed for a holiday » TUESDAY « Reintegration Briefing: 9 a.m. to 1p.m., IDRC Resume Writing 101: 10 to 11 a.m., A&FRC Pre-Deployment Briefing: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC Understanding TSP: 1:30 to 3 p.m., A&FRC EFMP Playgroup: 6 to 8 p.m., Vogelweh Bowling Center » WEDNESDAY « Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Bldg. 2402 Extreme Couponing: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC » THURSDAY « Pre-Separation Briefing: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC Managing Your Money: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » FEB. 22 « Heartlink: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC
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Photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan
A festival participant marches down the street during the annual Fasching parade Tuesday.
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Ramstein-Miesenbach Mayor Klaus Layes and his wife, Regine, enjoy the parade.
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Festival participants dress up as bumblebees for the annual Fasching parade Tuesday in Ramstein-Miesenbach.
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ps walk in the annual Fasching parade Tuesday in Ramstein-Miesenbach. This annual event is a pre-Lental carnival that is celebrated with the donning of wild and fancy costumes to chase away the evil spirits tion for spring.
Photo by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen
ABOVE: Michael and Vieera Motsca have fun during the Fasching parade Tuesday in Ramstein-Miesenbach. Michael and Vieera dressed as clowns during the parade, which is known for drawing visitors dressed in wacky and unique costumes. Photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Cook
LEFT: Ramstein firefighters and Sparky the Fire Dog accompany a Ramstein fire truck in the 1.5-mile-long Fasching parade.
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Pfennig Bazaar: Coming Soon! ing, which can also be found near A ﬂea market of a special kind will the Gartenschau Brauhaus restaurant at take place March 1 to 3 in the event Forellenstrasse 6, 67659 Kaiserslautern. hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau. A registered German non-proﬁt orgaThis special event is the 52nd annunization, GAIWC of Kaiserslautern was al Pfennig Bazaar, sponsored by the established in 1956 to foster GermanGerman-American and International American friendship and promote culWomen’s Club of Kaiserslautern, under tural understanding. Since then, other the patronage of Kaiserslautern’s lord nationalities have been welcomed into mayor, Dr. Klaus Weichel. the club, and the name started carrying As in previous years, enthusiastic the word “international,” as well. visitors can ﬁnd true treasures at barThe Pfennig Bazaar is the club’s gain prices. The Pfennig Bazaar is biggest fundraising event each year. known as the biggest ﬂea market in the Proceeds are donated to regional welWest Palatinate. Its name originates fare projects and charitable organifrom the former German currency — zations supporting the local commuthe Deutsch Mark and Pfennigs, today euro and cents. Sale items include wellnity. As a member of the Federation preserved clothing and linen, hats, chilof German American Clubs, GAIWC dren’s toys, antiques and collectibles, also sponsors German-American youth electrical appliances, books in English activities and university-level student Photo by Petra Lessoing exchange programs. and German, and much more. The bazaar will ofﬁcially be open The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern offers a wide variety of “In addition to contributions toward from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 1. On merchandise at its annual Pfennig Bazaar. They are asking for clothes and other donations to social programs in the local German be dropped off by Feb. 26 and 27 at the Gartenschau event hall in Kaiserslautern. March 2 and 3, browsing and buying is community, we were able to support possible from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the bazaar, location as the recent Kaiserslautern on Ice — many American organizations in the KMC last year, GAIWC club members will sell homemade cakes, the event hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, including the Landstuhl Fisher Houses, American wafﬂes, refreshments and other small dishes, such found just beyond the Gartenschau main entrance Red Cross, and Kaiserslautern USO Warrior as soup and sausages. at Lauterstrasse, 67659 Kaiserslautern. Visitors to The Pfennig Bazaar will be held in the same the bazaar should bring a few extra euro for parkSee BAZAAR, Page 26
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.
Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Im weissen Rössl,” an operetta by Ralph Benatzky, in German, 7:30 p.m. today. • “The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets,” a rock musical by Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs and Robert Wilson, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday, Feb. 23, March 1 and 9. • “Dornröschen,” Sleeping Beauty, a ballet by Stefano Giannetti, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • “Nabucco,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, March 13, 17 and 30. • “Engelslieder,” ballets by Stefano Giannetti, 8 p.m. Feb. 24. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Moop Mama, a marching band, presents urban brass and rap, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €14. • The Hamburg Blues Band meets Maggie Bell and Miller Anderson
presenting blues, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €22. • Corvus Corax performs medieval music, 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets cost €18. • Alexander Marcus presents electrolore, 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets cost €25. • Singer and song writer Mark Forster performs 8 p.m. March 1. Tickets cost €19. • The band Die Orsons presents German rap, 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets cost €20. • The band Heisskalt presents German alternative rock, 8 p.m. March 8. Tickets cost €13. Visit www.kammgarn.de or call 0631-365-2607 for more information. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz and talented musicians of the young classical scene perform 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12 to €25. • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern presents “Titanen,” with pianist Barnábas Kelemen performing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Anton Bruckner, 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets cost €17 to €25. • Children’s and family concert: Guiseppe Verdi, 3 p.m. Feb. 24.
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Tickets cost €6. For more information, visit www.fruchthalle.de or call the ofﬁce of arts at 0631-3651410. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrassse 47, Kaiserslautern: • Zumba party to be followed by salsa disco, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €3.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de. Haus des Bürgers, RamsteinMiesenbach: • Chamber concert with Roman Giessing and Frank Kersting presenting works by Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Beethoven and Brahms, 5 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets cost €12. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de. Stadthalle Landstuhl: • Orchestra and soloists present “The Big Johann Strauss Gala” featuring polka, waltz and Vienna charme, 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de. Abbey Church Otterberg: • Oratory Choir Pirmasens, Choir of Versöhnungskirche Kaiserslautern and members of the German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern present “Elias,” an oratory by Felix MendelssohnBartholdy, 5 p.m. Feb. 24. Display with paintings of Elias is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to March 3. Ofﬁcal opening event with artist Karl Martin Hust is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burgherrenhalle Kaiserslautern: • The Central Musical Company presents “Das Phantom der Oper,” in German, 8 p.m. Feb. 22. For tickets, visit www.phantomderoper.com. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Sweet Charity,” a musical by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon, through Sunday. • “Master Class,” a play by
Harp, violin concert Harp player Birke Falkenroth and violinist Eva-Maria Vischi present works by JeanMarie Leclair, Camille Saint-Saëns, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Alexander Skrjabin at 8 p.m. today at the Casino of Volksbank, Fischerstrasse 49, in Kaiserslautern. Tickets cost €5.
Terrence McNally, starts March 1. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. Visit www.english-theatre.org for details. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Love in Black-White,” a ballet night by Marguerite Donlon, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 and 6 p.m. Feb. 24. For details, visit www.theatersaarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092486.
• Kaiserslautern, Wadgasser Hof museum, Steinstrasse 48, photo display presenting Kaiserslautern’s sister city Guimaraes, Portugal, to Feb. 24. • Olsbrücken, burning of winter, 6 p.m. Saturday (read article on Page 26). • Kaiserslautern, Bremerhof parking lot, torch hike up to Humberg tower, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23; torches will be sold. Afte hike through forest, there will be a ﬁreworks display, musical entertainment, food.
Johann Strauss Gala in Landstuhl The Stadthalle Landstuhl sponsors The Big Johann Strauss Gala at 8 p.m. Feb. 23. The Johann-Strauss Ensemble with conductor Markus Elsner presents the best pieces of the waltz king Johann Strauss. Soprano singer Susann Hagel and tenor Anton Klotzner will perform arias and duets from renowned operettas by the Austrian composer. Tickets cost from €19.50 to €28. For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.
• Kaiserslautern, Pfalzcenter (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 23. • Ludwigshafen, Hauptbahnhof (train station, behind pavilion), Saturday. • Neunkirchen, Saar Park Center, Stummplatz, Sunday. • Darmstadt, Schenck, Parkplatz 5+6, Pallaswiesenstrasse, Saturday. For more information, visit www.troedlerundsammeln.de.
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Page 26 BAZAAR, from Page 23 Center and CASF,” said Katie Pelletier, American president of GAIWC. For a successful Pfennig Bazaar each year, GAIWC depends on the assistance of the citizens of Kaiserslautern and surrounding communities. While donations of goods have been collected from the public throughout the year, GAIWC offers a final opportunity to contribute items for this year’s Pfennig Bazaar. From noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27, volunteers will eagerly help unload donations from vehicles at the back of the Gartenschau event hall along Badweiherstrasse, off of Forellenstraße. Items accepted include clean clothing, linens, hats, dress shoes, dishes, toys, books, antiques and collectibles, and small 220v household appliances. Items not accepted include large furniture, mattresses, skis, ski boots, luggage, running shoes and curtains. For more information or to volunteer, contact the Pfennig Bazaar chairwoman, Martina Anctil, at bazaarchair@gaiwc. com or 01577-3408463, or visit www.gaiwc.com. For more than 50 years, the Pfennig Bazaar has been the place for bargain hunters. Other programs sponsored by GAIWC include a GermanAmerican Day event each fall with the Atlantic Academy Rhineland-Palatinate to celebrate German-American relations, and a ceremony each May with the Kaiserslautern Kindergraves Memorial Foundation to honor the memory of 451 American children buried in Kaiserslautern between 1952 and 1971. GAIWC members meet monthly in conversation and literature groups, cultural and family outings, traditional dinners and other gatherings. For more information or to get involved, contact Pelletier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 06383-9266018, or visit www. gaiwc.com. A Welfare Request Form is available to download in either German and English under the Pfennig Bazaar/Welfare tab of the club’s website. Requests can then be submitted to the board of directors for consideration. (Courtesy of GAIWC)
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Olsbrücken says goodbye to winter by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
raditionally, on Sunday after Fasching, the community of Olsbrücken observes a special custom — the burning of winter. The hiking club Pfälzerwaldverein will cosponsor this annual event in the village of Olsbrücken. Hikers interested in joining the spring bonfire should meet at 6 p.m. at the Dorfplatz (village square) in Olsbrücken. The mayor will hold an opening speech and village officials will sell torches for €2. The torchlight procession will then proceed through the village up to the old sports field on Oberberg hill. The route is less than a mile long and takes about 30 minutes to complete, said Thomas Jutzy, who is in charge of hikes and publicity for the PWV hiking club. Usually, about two weeks prior to the event, members of the hiking group start building a 15-foot-high pile of wood to be burned near the sports field. Even old Christmas trees are added to the pile. When all hikers have arrived at the pile, they will throw
Participants of the burning of winter event in Olsbrücken walk with torches up to Oberberg hill where the bonfire is lit.
People watch the "burning of winter" in Olsbrücken. This year's event takes place at 6 p.m. Saturday.
their torches onto the wood, under the supervision of the local fire department. In starting this fire, winter will be “burned.” “Our club is running a hut on that hill, where sausages and beverages will be served,” Jutzy said. “Many members to include some Americans love to be on duty and run the hut on special events.” Organizers expect about 500 to 600 guests to join this annual event. For more information on the event, visit www.pwvolsbruecken.de. Other communities in the Pfalz will say goodbye to winter with so-called summer day parades leading through the town, ending with the burning of piles or figures made of straw and wood. In the wine-growing village of Neuleiningen, the burning of winter with a parade will take place March 10. More celebrations will take place in Forst, Landau and Speyer. In Speyer, a snowman will be burned. The voluntary fire department in Kollweiler will “burn winter” March 15 near the local Bürgerhaus.
Toddler training cups: Do you know your options? by Airman 1st Class Aubrey Koehler 86th Dental Squadron A broad selection of training cups are available, however not all of them may be suitable for your child. Knowing the purpose of a training cup is the key to helping you select an appropriate one. The sippy cup is a training tool to help children transition from a bottle to a cup. Finding the right cup and monitoring its use are important aspects of this transition. The most effective training cups have a snap on lid and spout. Cups with handles for your child to grasp are a great choice. Some training cups even have weights in the bottom to help make spills less likely. When selecting a training cup, be sure to avoid those
that advertise "no spill." Cups with valves only allow your child to obtain liquid by sucking, much like a bottle. Once the skill of sipping is accomplished the purpose has been achieved and your child can move on to an open cup. Children should be encouraged to drink from a cup by their first birthday. At this point, you will be helping your child develop the motor skills and cognitive thinking involved in using an open cup. Do not allow your child to become accustomed to having their cup within reach. Drinks should only be given at mealtimes or when they are thirsty for water. Sipping while in the stroller, car seat or any other time in between meals puts the child at risk for injury and tooth decay. Giving sugary drinks (including milk) to fussy toddlers pro-
motes frequent sipping, which in turn encourages tooth decay as the bacteria feast on the sugars and produce acids that deteriorate the teeth. Sipping while walking or running may result in injury to the mouth as toddlers are often unsteady on their feet. Your child’s well-being depends on you. Be sure to schedule a dental “well baby checkup" when your child’s first teeth appear. The dentist will provide you with useful information on how to properly care for your child's teeth and gums in addition to checking for decay and other potential problems. Early and consistent visits can help your child establish good dental habits that last a lifetime. For questions or concerns, call the 86th Dental Squadron at 479-2210 or 011-49-6371-46-2210.
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Ramstein Royals make championship run Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Ramstein Southside Fitness Center hosted the Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe sectional wrestling tournament with six teams competing to see which young wrestlers would advance to the European Championship. The DODDS-Europe wrestling sectional tournament began Feb. 9 at four locations around the continent, with Royal Air Force Alconbury, England; Aviano Air Base, Italy; Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Patch Army Barracks, Germany; each hosting sectional qualifying rounds for the upcoming European championship schedule to take place today and Saturday in Wiesbaden. “We hold these competitions to give the wrestlers confidence and motivation. It makes them feel great to know they are part of teams that are constant competitors for the championship,” said Maria Lock, tournament director and mother of two of the Ramstein Royals. The Ramstein Royals put together a steady team of 28 wrestlers, two in each weight class in hopes of making a team run at their rivals and defending champions, Patch, at the Europeans. Wrestlers no longer compete as teams at this point in the tournament. They become individual competitors as the tournament progresses. Only 12 competitors will compete from each weight class in Wiesbaden. The top two finishers in each of the 14 respective weight classes in four regions add up to 112 wrestlers who will advance to the European championship. If there are three or less competitors in the weight class, only the champion of the class will advance. “It feels great to get a win, even though it was against one of my own teammates. I’m still excited about getting an opportunity to wrestle against
ABOVE: Wrestlers from the Kaiserslautern Raiders warm up before the competition Feb. 9 on Ramstein. The Ramstein Southside Fitness Center hosted the Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe sectional wrestling tournament with six teams competing to see which young wrestlers would advance to the European Championship. BELOW: Larry Jackson of the Bitburg Barons body slams Garret Pruett of the Kaiserslautern Red Raiders at the competition Feb. 9.
the best in the European championship,” said Joseph Ankrom, wrestler for the Ramstein Royals. The wrestlers of the teams that did not qualify are not all excluded. A committee led by DODDS-Europe athletic director Karen Seadore will consider nominations from coaches and select deserving wild-card entries. The Ramstein Royals finished the sectional with the most overall first place wrestlers, with 10 of the 14 weight classes, leaving behind the other teams that competed on Ramstein by a considerable margin. “The best prevailed, but with three of our guys still in the loop, we can still bring the championship home to K-Town if we can best the Royals in the Europeans,” said Tonya Larts, fan of the Kaiserslautern Red Raiders.
Sembach will host the 2013 Installation Management Command-Europe Indoor Soccer Officials Clinic Wednesday to Feb. 23. Classroom instruction will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday to Feb. 22 at IMCOM-E Headquarters, Bldg. 111, Room 153 on Sembach Kaserne. The Soccer Practicum Tournament will take place at 9 a.m. at the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. Soccer teams are needed for the tournament.
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Flight (R) — A pilot with substance abuse problems becomes a hero when he safely lands a malfunctioning plane. Starring Denzel Washington and Nadine Velazquez. Red Dawn (PG-13) — A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. Starring Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson.
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Available with GP Residences: Nice new Waldmohr House, 2 levels only, 5 BR, 2.5 baths, liv/dinrm, storage, garage, private yard, â‚Ź2,000. Great Landstuhl House, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, nice bik, liv/dinrm, rec room, garage, yard, storage, close to downtown â‚Ź950. Modern Steinwenden House, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, nice bik, liv/dinrm, garage, storage, yard, â‚Ź1,200. Beautiful Miesau House, 5 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/dinrm, garage, private yard, swedish oven, quiet area, â‚Ź1,200. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131-878 or 06372-3211 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Freestanding 1Family house in 67734 Katzweiler 150 sqm 3bedrm, 2bath, bik, liv/dinrm, balcony, terrace, lg yard, 3garage â‚Ź1150 + util, Call: 0162-4320818
February 15, 2013 Beautiful FSH 300 mÂ˛ built in 2008 with a great view, 30 km to RAB, 5 BR, BIK, 2.5 Baths, Liv/ Din-Room, Storage, Garage, Yard, Pets negotiable, Reduced Fee! Rent: 2050 Euro +util., Avail: Now. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com Beautiful FSH 330 mÂ˛ in Steinwenden, 4 km to RAB, Granite floors with gas floor heating, 4 BR, 1 Studio, 3.5 Baths, BIK, Liv/ DinRoom w/ fireplace, Winter garden, Yard, 1 Garage, Pets negot., Rent: 2620 Euro + util., Avail: Feb. 15, 2013. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ gibillpay.com Freestanding home 5 mins to RAB, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, open living/ dining rm, studio w/ balcony, laundry rm, patio and garage. Rent 1215 plus util, Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059
St. Alban's Military Community
Faith as small as a mustard seed can move mountains! - JESUS
Episcopal Services HOLY EUCHARIST
Landstuhl Christian Church
Kaiserstr. 66 â€˘ 06371-62988 Sunday Worship 11 AM
Kapaun Chapel For more information please
call 480-6148 or 06372-3163
t%BFOOFS$IBQFM Saturday Seventh-Day Adventist Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. Sunday Chapel Next Service 10:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ. 0631-3406-4098, BLDG 3150 t-BOETUVIM$IBQFM Sunday Protestant Worship and Kidâ€™s Church 11:00 a.m. POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098 t3BNTUFJO/PSUI$IBQFM (480-6148) Contemporary Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM (480-5753) Liturgical Services, 9 a.m. Sunday Liturgical Sunday School, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Traditional Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday t7PHFMXFI$IBQFM (489-6859) Gospel Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Protestant Education Classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner, For more information, call 480-2499 or 489-6743.
t-BOETUVIM$IBQFM Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Daily Mass noon Mon â€“ Fri POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098
Islamic Services t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM.PTRVF (480-5753), Jumuâ€™ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. For Religious Education and Daily Prayers check Prayer Schedule
Orthodox Christian Confession by appointment Divine Liturgy - Kapaun Chapel Sun, 9:00 a.m. For more information call: 489-2496
Middle School Youth Group, "Plugged-In" for Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern and Sembach meets on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. High School Youth Group, "The Rock" meets on Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. Dinner for Students and their Families, Jewish Religious Services "CafĂŠ" meets on Sundays from from 430 to 530 t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM4ZOBHPHVF(480-5753), p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. Shabbat Evening Service, For details and other events, call Anthony Amor Friday, 7 p.m. at 0151-2411-2619 or visit www.kmcyouth.com. Catholic Services t3BNTUFJO/PSUI$IBQFM(480-6148) Sunday Mass, 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sunday Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Mon through Fri t7PHFMXFI$IBQFM (489-6859) Confessions, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Saturday t%BFOOFS$IBQFM Sunday Confessions 11:45 a.m. Sunday Mass 12:30 p.m. Daily Mass 11:45 a.m. Tue â€“ Fri POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Civ 0631-3406-4098
Episcopal (St. Albans) ,BQBVO$IBQFM Sun, 10:30 a.m. Korean Service 4PVUI$IBQFM Sun, 1 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Service ,BQBVO$IBQFM 2nd & 4th Sun, 1.30 p.m. (Sep through May) Wiccan ,BQBVO"OOFY1st & 3rd Sat, 7 p.m. Confessional Lutheran (WELS) 4PVUI$IBQFM 2nd & 4th Sun, 4 p.m.
Beautiful low energy house built in 2011, 20 km to Landstuhl, 300 mÂ˛, 4 BR, 3.5 Baths, BIK/Liv/DinRoom, Storage, Double-Garage, Yard, Pets negotiable, Rent: 2180 Euro + util, Avail: Feb. 15, 2013. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com Duplex-Half 310 mÂ˛ in Konken, 25 km to RAB, 6 BR, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, Basement, Garage, Yard, Pets welcome, Rent: 2300 Euro + util., Avail: Now. Reduced fee! For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or email@example.com FSH 220 mÂ˛ in Jettenbach, Ramstein school, 5 BR, 2.5 Baths, Bik, Liv/Din-Room w. fireplace, Garage, Yard, Gas heating, Pets negotiable, Rent: 1800 Euro + util., Avail: March 1, 2013. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org FSH 270 sm, No fee, 20 min to KL, very excl, Pool, Aircond, 2,5 Bath, 2 BIK, big Liv/Din-Room, 2 open fireplace, Basement, Laundry-Room, 1000 sm Yard, Pets allowed, Rent: 1670 â‚Ź + util, Available from now 0174-2111176
Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule Protestant Services
Beautiful German Farmhouse, Very quiet and secluded area. Renovated to a very high standard, open plan living area and lots of light. Large South balcony, info at www.ahrn.com â‚Ź1200 +49 179 691 0992 / darranbird@ mtmgolf.com
Keeping it real, relational and relevant
Sunday Worship Gatherings at 9 & 11 a.m.
High standard new duplex 166sqm, 4 bedr., 1,5 bathr. garage, yard, 25min to RAB â‚Ź1160 email@example.com
August-SĂźssdorf Strasse 8 Ramstein-Miesenbach 06371- 407 808 firstname.lastname@example.org www.frontlinecommunity.org
House in Gries w/2 Apts in great location for rent / sale 2x 150sqm, Call: 0172-2049444 or 068262302
Heritage Baptist Church Gary Craft, Pastor
4VOEBZTBUBN BNBOEQNt8FEOFTEBZTBUQN 6km north of the A6 on the B40 in Mehlingen 1IPOFtwww.heritagebaptistramstein.org
TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH (P.C.A.) HUMBLING THE SINNER, EXALTING THE SAVIOR AND PROMOTING HOLINESS
Sunday School 9:30 AM â€“ Nursery Available Sundays: Corporate Worship 10:45 AM Weekdays: Menâ€™s, Womenâ€™s and Small Group Bible Studies / Prayer Meetings www.trinityreformedpca.com
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. /DQGVWXKOHU6WUDÂ‰HÂ‡5DPVWHLQ9LOODJH
Tel: 06374-945350 or 0151-57727850 www.ramst-churchofchrist.com
CHURCH FOR RENT!
AMERICAN CHURCH BUILDING 400sqm, Landstuhl best location, big parking lot, church permission, single standing!
Tel: 0176-24378965 Email: MTI1000@t-online.de
Kirchenstrasse 2a, 66849 Landstuhl, Tel: 0 63 71 - 61 81 38 (across the street from European Country Living)
CHURCH OF CHRIST www.ktowncoc.org
Sun: 10 am, 11 am and 6 pm Wed: 7 pm MĂźhlstrasse 34 67659 Kaiserslautern Tel. 06 31 - 36 18 59 92 Tel. 06 371 - 46 75 16
February 15, 2013
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Jettenbach: Great house, about 340 m² living sp, 5 bedroom and 5 bathrooms, large livingr, BIK, 2 Garages, very big yard, available end of Febr €2.500,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or 0170 685 0060 Email wolf email@example.com KL-Erfenbach, top renovated FSH, 168 sqm, 6 bedrooms, modern BIK, big basement and laundry room, 2 baths, Rent 1170 € plus util. Call IhrZuhause Immobilien Mrs Kästner 0157-87016817. KL-Mehlingen: Modern duplex, quiet located, with 170sqmrs livingspace, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths + sep. toilet, double garage and yard. Monthly rent: 1163€+util. Call: 0173-5945725. Mr. Sascha K. (Realtor/Rudolph Investments) Landstuhl/Melkerei: exclusive house 6 bedr., 4 bath, living-diningm, built-in-kit., laundryrm., patio, yard, garage, basement, 2.500,-- + util www.agra-immobili en.de 06371/57656 Landstuhl: Warehouse type building about 500 m², office space, large parking, Also good for big meetings etc. Available now rental price on request. RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or 01706850060 Email wolf firstname.lastname@example.org Large Elegant house in Altenglan (Kusel), 330sqm, w/granny annex, and much more, €2,600+util for rent or sale obo, 06381-425307 Linden, 220 sqm house, open fireplace, 3 bm, patio, nice view, E1700, Immo. T 0160-96096498 Luxury Waldmohr: in Ramstein school district, huge new freestanding home, 330sqm, 5 bed, 3.5 bath, open plan living, designer BIK, storage, sauna, radiant floor heating, garage, yard, € 2450+ut. Av now KKA Immobilien 0172/ 6855976, email@example.com
Kaiserslautern American Mackenbach: exclusive freestanding 8 bedr., 4 ½ bath, living-diningrm., open fire place, patio, balcony, yard, doublegarage, 3.300,--€ + util www.AGRA-Immo bilien.de 06371/57656 Nanzdietschweiler: freestanding 3 bed., 2 ½ bath, living/diningrm, open-fire-place, built-in-kit., patio, balcony, yard, garage, 2.100,-- + util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/57656 Nice FSH 125 m² in Kusel, 3BR, 2Baths, BIK, Basement, Liv/DinRoom, 2 Garages, Yard, Pets negotiable, Rent: 835.00 Euro + util., Avail: Now. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ gibillpay.com Nice FSH 170 m², 12 km to RAB, 4 BR, BIK, Liv/Din-Room w. fireplace, 2 Baths, Basement, 3 Garages, Yard, No pets, Rent: 1400 Euro + util., Avail: March 15, 2013. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com Nice FSH 250 m² built in 2011, 25 km to RAB, 5 BR, 2 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, In-Law-Suite, Double-Garage, Rent: 2015 Euro + util., Avail: Now, Pets negotiable. For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com Obernheim - Kirchenarnbach, 10 min to Landstuhl: 3 bm, 160 sqm duplex, 1,5 baths, balc, E 1200, Immo T. 016096096498 Queidersbach, nice 3 bm duplex, studio, carport, E890, Immo. T 016096096498 Queidersbach: 3 bdrm. liv/dinrm. Bik. strgrm, 1.5 bath, bsmnt, washrm. 2 terraces, garage, flr. heat, 110 sqm 690 € + util. no finders fee Call 06371-912591 Ramstein school district: FSH in Glan-Münchweiler, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern BIK, gas heating, terrace, nice yard, garage, basement. Av. now € 1200 + ut. KKA Immobilien. Tel. 01726855976 or firstname.lastname@example.org Ramstein-Miesenbach: nice 5 bm house, garage, yard, E1180, Immo. T. 016096096498
Ramstein - Miesenbach: freestanding, 5 bedr. 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., basement, patio, yard, garage, 1.250,-- + util www.AGRA-Immobilien.de 06371/ 57656 Ramstein-Obermohr, nice FSH, ca. 200sqm, 4Bedr., 2,5Bathr., Livr., Dinr., storage, laundry, patio, garden, garage available now, mthl. rent 1.500 € + util, RMImmobilien@t-online.de or 06374-915430 Reduced Price! V. nice freestanding house in Waldmohr. Just renovated, 278sq, 2 LR, 5 BR, 2,5 bths, fireplace, winter garden, big nice yard, garage, bbq place. €1550 + utilities, 06373 - 3567 or 0160 - 92616758; lelisabeth@t-onli ne.de Schopp, 3bed, Bik, garage, spectacular view, 10min - Vogelw. Interested? €1095 0176/35598944 Immobilien Sornberger Spesbach: freest. 4 bedroom house, living/diningroom w. open fireplace, b.i.k., 2 bathrooms, carport, terrace a. yard KD Baubetreuung €1430 06371-619033 / email@example.com Spesbach: freest. house w. 3,5 bedrooms, living/diningroom, kitchen w. b.i.k., 2 bathrooms, basement, yard KD Baubetreuung €1290 06371-619033 / firstname.lastname@example.org Townhouse 160 m², Ramstein school, 25 km to RAB, 5 BR, BIK, 2 Baths, liv/din-Room, Garage, Pets allowed, Rent: 980 Euro + util., Avail: Feb. 15, 2013. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: email@example.com Weilerbach nice duplex, 130sqm, 3 bedrm, livrm, bik, 2.5bath, floor heating, open fireplace, yard, terrace, €990 + util, Roth Immobilien, 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Weilerbach: freestanding house 200 spm., avail now, 6 big bdr., 1 big eat in kitchen, big lvr., 2 full bath. attic, best scenic. Vogelweh school district. Send more pictures by: firstname.lastname@example.org call Hanns 06374 - 1576 €1200 06374-1576 e-mail: email@example.com
Mackenbach, brand new Duplex, 200sqm, 3Bedr. + 1Guestr., 3Bathr., Liv/Dinr., BiK, laundry, storage, patio, garage, garden, no pets, available 08. Febr. 2013., monthl. rent 1.490.-€ +util, RMImmobilien@t-online.de or 06374-915430 Mackenbach, Top Villa FSH, brand new, 372sqm, 5Bedr., 3Bathr., big Liv/Dinr., BiK, studio, laundry, storage, patio, garage, garden, available 18. Febr., monthl. rent 2.910.-€ +util, RMImmobilien@t-online.de or 06374-915430 Mackenbach: attractive modern home, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, BIK, yard with patio, carport, €1470 + ut. Av. end of Feb. KKA Immobilien, 0172/6855976 or melindakka@ aol.com
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20min to RAB or Ktown - Hefersweiler: great house, about 330 m² living space, 8-9 bedr, 3 bathr, Livingr, 2 BIK, balcony, all tiled and floorheating, garage, fantastic view, available now € 289.000,-RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 01706850060, email firstname.lastname@example.org 300sqm+ Finished basement, top floor can be rented out as a separate apartment, 2 car garage, 2 car carport, Nice yard with barbecue fire pit, grape vines, blueberry bushes and more. New Kitchen, new wallpaper in living room, lots of storage space. Between Ramstein, Kaiserslautern, and Baumholder. Save Money = No Realtors!!! 13 Glanblick Offenbach-Hundheim RP 67749 €270000 0171-999-1710 / thun email@example.com
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Services 60 min. 90 min. Traditional Thai massage €40 €54 Oil massage €40 €54 Hot stone massage €49 €59 Thai-spa-massage €59 €79 Foot massage €32 Head/Neck/Shoulder massage 30 min. €22 Open: Mon-Fri: 9.30 am – 8 p.m., Sat: 9:30 am – 6 p.m.
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LOOKING FOR A COZY PLACE TO SPEND THE WEEK OR A MONTH?
We can help! TLAs in Ramstein New apt for 1 bedroom for 2 people & also for families. Apts have: full furn Sat TV microw. phone comp w/DSL private parking pets OK wash/dryer also avail. Call 06371-5432 or 0171-3256002
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Join Melovin Vino at Trattoria Da Salvatore for the first Spanish/Italian wine tasting.
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fam rm, 2 bath, sauna, laundry rm, cov balcony, cov patio, outside bbq, playground, garden house, plus more outside storage, own well, totally fenced, gas heating. Avail Mar/Apr this year 339000 Euro. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059 Kaiserslautern - Altstadt: very exclusive, modern apartment, more than 300 mÂ˛ living and nanny aptm., floor heating, 4 garages â‚Ź 460.000,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or 0170 685 0060, email wolfgang.wiedmann@ remax.de
06371-2497 Am Fleischackerloch 66849 Landstuhl (across from Kaufland)
15 at 7 pm Friday Feb rts 8 pm. Music sta Open Wednesday to Saturday from 7 pm until late.
Danzigerstr. 12 67685 Weilerbach 06374-8010980
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Niederkirchen near Kaiserslautern 320000,-- (Sembach Area) Luxury freestanding property with double garage, 4 extra parking places Outdoor pool, sauna, barbecue place, yard 3500spm, 270 sqm living space, LIV/ Din room, BIK with High tech Kitchen, fire place, 2 bathroom with whirlpool and shower, sauna with shower, guest toilet, 7 bedrm, Hobbyroom, utility room, Floor heating system, patio, balcony and much more, RE/MAX Real Estate Center, Call Michaela 0631 / 41408880 or 0176 105 15807
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Kaiserslautern Einsiedlerhof (Ramstein Area) 385000,- Euro Luxury modern freestanding house 260 sqm living space, with nice yard 566 sqm, and barbecue place, Patio, garage, 4 bedroom, Living/dining room with fire place, BIK, 2 bathroom, 1 Guest toilet, Hobbyroom, solar panel, floor heating system. RE/MAX Real Estate Center, Kaiserslautern, Call Michaela, 0631 41 40 8880 or 0176 105 15807
8 Min to RAB, Ramstein School Distr., about 400 mÂ˛ living space, 7 bedr, huge family room, livingr, diningr, excl. kitchen, pantry, 3 bathr, Sauna, 2 Garages, very quiet living area, â‚Ź 449.000,-- RE/ MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4 , 06371/ Kl-Erfenbach, near Vogelweh, 6129262 or 01706850060, email freestanding well maintained firstname.lastname@example.org good low-energy house, 4BR, 2bath, BIK, open liv/dinrm with Einsiedlerhof - Dream House big ground floor windows. Several 209mÂ˛ Liv Space, 1065mÂ˛ lot (ow- seating options/Terrace in the ned by the seller). 5 bedrms, liv/di- Garden and Garage. 325.000.-â‚Ź ningroom, built in kitchen, pantry, Immobilien BĂ¤hr 06303-983153
Kindsbach: nice duplex with garage build 2006, 145sqm, 4bm, 2 baths, E200000, Immo T. 016096096498 Wine tasting presented by: Melovin Vino
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Oberstaufenbach - Great Investment - 10 yr old 513mÂ˛ living space on 1000sqm property house completely rented out - basic rent per year 4560â‚Ź for 369000â‚Ź. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059 Use your Housing Allowance to purchase your home - : buying in Germany is not complicated. We will inform you about all the details. We will help you - finding - financing - notarizing - moving in step by step to get your own home, RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170 685 0060, email email@example.com
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!!!! 1 2 3 4 5 Beds luxury temp apts for incoming/outgoing families & TDY. Ramstein Air Base 2 mins, short walk to restaurants & shops. Beautifully furnished, 100% equipped TV, AFN, English satalite, DSL, free telephone, USA & Europe, good library & movie selection. Pets welcome. Off street parking at all locations. Call 01712679282 or email: luxuryapts09@ yahoo, com !* Lovely single-apt., two rooms, good equipped, (ideal for incom/ outg), 10 Min. RAB. day-/ or monthly-rent. Call: 0162/1582064 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-3bed Internet, wash/dry, pet ok 3miRAB nbm4rent.com 01742430124 / nbm4rent@hot mail.com Ramstein large 3bed, 2bath units 4 short term living. All included, PC, Wi-Fi, AFN. www.face book.com/ramsteinlodging or email@example.com â‚Ź100 01791456657 Ramstein: compl. furnished brand new all incl. homes in Ramstein 2 bedr. apartments and 5 bedr. house w. yard in BruchmĂźhlbach, engl. TV, Internet flatrate, b.i.k., washer, dryer and more. KD-Baubetreuung 06371-619033 / firstname.lastname@example.org Temp apt Matzenbach 1 - 2 dbl BR, 1.5 bath, 2pers 65sqm carport 10min to RAB 06384-6710 / 06383-7219 email@example.com
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For the past 18 years one of the most popular places for Americans Your home away from home! Conversation, good music, dance and fun! Richard-Wagner-Str. 1
(across from the former Karstadt building)
Wed â€” Mon: 10 p.m. â€” 5 a.m. Fri â€” Sat: 10 p.m. â€” 8 a.m. Tuesdays closed
Tel.: 06 31 - 618 25
February 15, 2013
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Kaiserslautern American 2007 Dodge Charger R/T, Biege leather, heated power seats, 20" wheels, spoiler, crystal fire pearl metallic paint, 5.7l Hemi, 330 hp. Excellent condtn $14,000 0176847-24746
96 Manual Transmission BMW. New performance tires, new muffler and exhaust pipe, new brakes, new headlights, recent oil change. Averages about 30mpg. $2500 obo, 0176-565-30051
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Kaiserslautern American newspaper for the U.S. military community in Germany. Serving Ramstein Air Force Base, Baumholder, and the Kaisersl...
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Kaiserslautern American newspaper for the U.S. military community in Germany. Serving Ramstein Air Force Base, Baumholder, and the Kaisersl...