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February 21, 2014

Volume 38, number 7

After The Battle: The medical gateway Story and photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a six-part series about medical response capabilities for deployed service members from start to finish and the various milestones for care and transportation of combat-wounded troops throughout Afghanistan. Finally, the wounded warrior is out of Afghanistan. The troop is out of harm’s way, but he still needs treatment before heading home. This is when the staff of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center plays a crucial role in the troop’s medical transition from downrange. In some lucky cases this is the troop’s final treatment, while others will continue treatment stateside. In either case, LRMC will serve as their medical gateway. LRMC is the largest U.S. military hospital outside of the U.S. and is See INJURY, Page 3

Staff Sgt. Brandy Bisson, diagnostic imagery computerized tomography scan technician, checks the CAT scan imagery of U.S. Army Sgt. Karl Berlinger’s foot Feb. 12 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Berlinger received treatment for his injuries at LRMC within one hour of arrival from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

557th Med. Co. hosts Bulgarian soldiers for mil-to-mil Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 557th Medical Company, 421st MultiMedical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade hosted three soldiers from the Bulgarian army for military-to-military training Feb. 10 to 14 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder. The mil-to-mil training program allows Soldiers from the

21st TSC to partner with military members from allied nations to exchange training practices and operating procedures. The goal of the training was to familiarize the Bulgarians with U.S. procedures for future combined operations, said Spc. Rachael L. Chiarelli, squad leader assigned to the 557th Med. Co. “The three Bulgarian soldiers are a physician’s assistant, a nurse and a senior medic, so they have more medical experience than

Bulgarian Sgt. Maj. Teodora Kodzhabasheva (left) films Pfc. Travis W. Sinfellow, combat medic assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 557th Medical Company, 421st Multi-Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade, while he applies a bandage to the severed limb of a training dummy during a military-to-military training exchange Feb. 11 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder.

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February 21, 2014

What the heck is an AGOW?


by Col. Joe McFall 435th Air Ground Operations Wing commander “What the heck is an AGOW?” I have heard that question more than once during my seven months as the commander. In fact, when I found out I was getting this assignment, I asked the same question. If you don’t know what the AGOW is, don’t feel bad. There are only two in the U.S. Air Force, and they haven’t been around long. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the 435th AGOW here in Europe and the 93rd AGOW based at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. However, even the other AGOW looks nothing like ours. So, with that in mind, let’s talk about the past, present and future of this unique organization. AGOW stands for Air Ground Operations Wing. In 2009, when the 435th Air Base Wing transferred mission support operations to the host 86th Airlift Wing, the 435th AGOW was formed. This new organization brought together a diverse set of groups and squadrons, many of which directly reported to U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and the 3rd AF. The reasoning behind the origins of the wing is less than clear. Our official history states: “We received a unique mix of battlefield Airmen from different specialties: tactical air control parties and air liaison officers, airborne-qualified airfield defenders, civil engineering construction crews, combat and theater communications specialists, and battlefield weathermen.” Our current historian takes a bit of a differTRAINING, from Page 1

most of our medics do,” Chiarelli said. “Our goal here is not to teach them how to perform these tasks but to show them how U.S. Soldiers perform them, so we can work together in future operations.” In the first two days of training, the Soldiers from the 557th Med. Co. demonstrated the use of U.S. tourniquets to stop bleeding, the use of U.S. bandages, the procedure for performing a needle-chest decompression, how to call for medical evacuation and how to move a casualty. The Bulgarian soldiers practiced each procedure on a medical dummy. The initial portion of training concluded with a trip to the 421st MMB training building, The Viper Pit. “The Viper Pit is a building where we can conduct indoor combat lifesaver lanes at a fast-paced combat speed,”

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ent slant by observing that the original concept behind an AGOW was to focus on the close-air support mission. Our sister wing at Moody is structured in this manner: “provid(ing) … ground combat forces capable of integrating air and space power into the ground scheme of maneuver.” While we in the 435th also gained USAFEAFAFRICA’s only operational TACPs and battlefield weathermen, this was just the tip of the iceberg. Realistically, I think it is fair to say the wing brought together all of the operational missions in the command that didn’t already fit under a traditional wing structure. Presently, our organization consists of an Air & Space Communications Group, an Air Support Operations Group, and a Contingency Response Group, headquartered at Ramstein, with geographically separated units at seven locations across Germany and Italy. Our communications professionals provide expeditionary communications; theater command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system administration; engineering and installation of communications systems; and theater airfield maintenance. Our ASOG warriors integrate air, space and weather capabilities into the U.S. Army Europe scheme of maneuver, as well as provide all operational weather support from Lajes, Portugal, to the Middle East and the North Pole to South Africa. Our CRG Airmen provide expeditionary airfield operations; capstone pre-deployment training to defenders; civil engineers and force supporters; theater construction and mobile aircraft arresting system support; and the com-

mand’s only professional air advisers branch. Like me, you are probably saying to yourself, “That is a lot of diverse stuff,” and you are right. However, our Airmen make it look easy. In the last six months, across 36 countries, four combatant commands and numerous named operations and exercises, they have delivered each and every time. We have cool toys and cool missions, but it is our cool Airmen who get the job done and will keep getting it done in the future. Hmmm. The future. What’s in store for the AGOW? Certainly, diverse missions, diverse locations and diverse customers fill our crystal ball. However, we also see one common theme that unifies this wing — the airfield. A couple of months ago, when the commander of USAFEAFAFRICA visited the AGOW, he made a comment that the airfield is a weapons system. That statement resonates with us as different pieces and parts of this wing have unique capabilities to employ the “airfield” at a time and place of the warfighter’s choosing. Airfield systems and C2 — airfield operations, sustainment, construction and repair, airfield force and resource protection — direct airpower from the airfield. It’s all here in one wing — the ability to deploy an “airfield on demand.” So, there you go. In 500 to 700 words, you got the past, present and future of the 435th AGOW. I close by saying, “Happy birthday, AGOW!” As the wing’s motto states, you have been, are and will be “First to the Fight, Lethal and Light,” ensuring this command stays “Forward, Ready, Now!”

said Pfc. Travis W. Sinfellow, combat medic with the 557th Med. Co. “Here we can demonstrate how to provide care to our casualty under stress while maneuvering around obstacles. It shows how we may conduct an operation when deployed.” The final two days of the visit consisted of training with different aircraft for medical evacuation. The Bulgarian delegation observed and participated in a simulated evacuation using a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in Landstuhl Feb. 12. They also trained with members of the Air Force on a C-130 Super Hercules Feb. 13 on Ramstein. The Bulgarian medical soldiers departed Germany Feb. 14 and all hailed the visit as a resounding success. “This training was very thorough and interesting for us,” said Bulgarian Sgt. Maj. Teodora Kodzhabasheva. “In the future if our countries work together in operations, it will be easier to communicate and understand what is happening.”

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known for its care of America’s warriors. Whether from Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, Europe or little known remote sites, military personnel receive world class quality care here. “A lot of our patients are delivered from the reach missions coming from Afghanistan,” said DeeDee Price, LRMC intensive care unit clinical staff nurse. “After the patients land on Ramstein Air Base they are transported to LRMC, where they will receive treatment or surgery within 24 hours.” Price has been a nurse at LRMC for many years and has witnessed the hospital at its peak in 2006 to the steady decrease in combat operations and injured troops. “During the Iraq War we would see burn patients, and then when we transferred toward Afghanistan the focus was on amputees,” Price said. “Fortunately, we have seen a decrease in patients coming over from the reach missions.” If the patient’s injury is devastating, the hospital works with the service member’s department to fly their family members to LRMC. “I take care of all my patients as if they were my son or daughter,” Price said. “It makes you feel good in your heart that you can help them get better and home to their family.” The treatment and care that Price and the LRMC staff provide help get wounded warriors like U.S. Army Sgt. Karl Berlinger back home. Berlinger was deployed to Kandahar Air Field as a scout. His unit was on its way back to the airfield after a perimeter patrol when they got hit by an improvised explosive device. The IED blew the door inward slamming

ABOVE: U.S. Army Sgt. Karl Berlinger makes his way to the orthopedic section for his initial observation Feb. 12 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Berlinger received treatment for his injuries at LRMC within one hour of arrival from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. BELOW: U.S. Army Sgt. Karl Berlinger receives an initial evaluation from orthopedic physician technician David Melaas Feb. 12.

across Berlinger’s left foot. “We took a hard hit, almost everyone had some sort of injury from the blast,” Berlinger said. After a brief stay at Bagram Airfield he was flown to LRMC on a C-17

Globemaster III reach mission. Within one hour at the hospital he was getting treatment for his wounds. “I was only there for a short time, and they did everything for me all in the same day,” he said. “I appreciate how smooth they have made this transition for me back to the civilian world.” Berlinger’s wife had just given birth to their second child when he left for Afghanistan. His family went to the states during his deployment but with help from his unit and the staff at LRMC, they will be in Germany to welcome him home. “When I get home I’m going to hold

my wife and my daughter, even with my crutches,” he said jokingly. “I also can’t wait to hold my newborn. She was so tiny when I left and, looking at all the pictures my wife sent, the baby looks like she has grown into a big kid.” Because of the excellent care and professionalism of the LRMC staff, Berlinger will be home in a couple of days. After hearing the news, Berlinger became ecstatic and began thanking the staff. “I told them ‘thank you’ for taking care of me and getting me better, so I can go back home soon and be with my family,” Berlinger said.

Innovator of the Month INNOVATOR: Master Sgt. Andrew Graham, Fuels Information Service Center section chief UNIT: 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron ACTION: Graham reduced manpower requirements by 37 percent by combining the fuels support equipment and prevention maintenance teams. He doubled available maintenance manpower within the flight and redesigned and cut inspection and service times by 50 percent. He also increased the percentage of mission capable fuels vehicles from 88 to 94 percent. Graham helps lead the way in the Air Force’s fourth largest defense fuel support point by not only being an innovator himself, but by helping teach other fuels Airmen to be leaders in innovation themselves.

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February 21, 2014


Reported Larcenies FEB. 12 » Kaiserslautern: One Apple Macbook Pro, dollars and euro, one wrist watch, one digital camera and one spare house key.

FEB. 11

8:18 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a major traffic accident was reported on Vogelweh.

FEB. 12

10:50 a.m.: Possession of an illegal weapon was reported on Vogelweh. 10:54 a.m.: Attempted self-harm was reported in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. 3:01 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Gerhardsbrunn.

FEB. 13

9:30 a.m.: An assault was reported in Landstuhl.

FEB. 15

1:18 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl.

3:36 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:57 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:18 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:20 p.m.: Larceny of government property and seizure of U.S. Army Europe license plates were reported on Kleber Kaserne.

FEB. 16

1:15 a.m.: Obstruction of justice was reported. 4:37 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:13 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:55 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident and operation of a USAREUR vehicle

Tree cutting

The German Forest Service will be cutting trees along B270 by the pedestrian bridge (Vogelweh and Kapaun housing areas) starting at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Take Note

Construction notices

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

FEB. 15 » Kleber Kaserne: USAREUR license plates. without a USAREUR license were reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

FEB. 17

2:06 a.m.: A domestic assault was reported in Vogelweh Family Housing. 4:17 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl.


Feb. 14 — 11 volunteers, 8 lives potentially saved. Feb. 15 — 12 volunteers, 27 lives potentially saved.

installed and removed in three overlapping phases. New York Avenue will be restricted to one lane at these locations adjacent to the commissary during these dates.

Memorial 5K

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

Noise alert

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

Dental volunteers

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assisting Volunteer Program April 14. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID card holders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 17 in the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted March 19 and 20. Notification of selection will be announced March 21. Participants will in-process March 24 to April 11. Applicants need to be dedicated, motivated and up-to-date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the mass briefing. Volunteers are full time from start date. For details, call Tech. Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Senior Airman Tiffany Bush at 478-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

AFOSI needs agents

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

Better days to call

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

New hours

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

Europe-wide emergency number

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

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February 21, 2014

21st OWS keeps eyes on skies Story and photo by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A bright, sunny day at work can turn chaotic in an instant with strong winds that can tip vehicles, hail and lightning powerful enough to damage large aircraft. The only hope of protecting cargo, aircraft and lives rides on the eyes of the watchmen. They are the men and women of the 21st Operational Weather Squadron who tirelessly survey the skies to give foresight hours in advance to prevent major weather damage. The 21st OWS provides commanders and operators with accurate and timely situational awareness in support of the U.S. Air Force, joint and combined operations across U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command. They are also responsible for round-the-clock weather support across four major locations covering the globe. “We keep our eyes on the storms,” said Staff Sgt. Justin Poston, 21st OWS regional forecast supervisor. “It’s a very challenging and detail oriented career field, because weather is unpredictable, so we need to be patient to be able to push out adequate information in order to keep the communities safe.” The OWS is a unique squadron with a Naval Aviation Forecast Detachment embedded to provide forecast support to the numerous naval bases in theater. “Working alongside the Air Force gives us a larger spectrum of knowledge,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Pacquer, 21st OWS regional forecast supervisor. “By working in a joint environment and coming

Master Sgt. Matthew DeLuca, 21st Operational Weather Squadron flight chief, performs a quality check on a joint operation area forecaster Jan. 23 on Ramstein. The 21st OWS tracks weather patterns to provide commanders and operators with accurate, timely and relevant support for joint and combined operations across U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command to ensure the safety of cargo, aircraft and lives.

from different training backgrounds, we have the ability to put multiple eyes on a single problem to see what actions are best for the mission.” In an emergency situation the OWS has the capability to provide weather warnings, notify local communities and alert airfields in a timely manner. “In bad weather we give those in danger a 30-hour notice,” Poston said. “The faster we collect data and send it out, the more potential we have to save lives.” Whether it’s open sky missions or combat oper-

ations, the OWS is critical in maintaining the effectiveness of the global Air Force mission. Their support is visible Air Force-wide and helps keep more than 50 thousand personnel informed of expected weather conditions and aid in protecting more than 30 billion dollars worth of DOD assets. These weather wizards keep an owl’s eye on the sky, continuously watching and waiting for the smallest inkling of a storm to provide global outreach and support to all those in need.

A Valentine’s Day reunion

Photo by Ignacio Rubalcava

A Soldier and his spouse reunite on Valentine’s Day. Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion returned to Baumholder Feb. 14 after a nine month deployment to Kosovo. The Baumholder community turned out to welcome them back in a ceremony at the Hall of Champions on Smith Barracks.

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Experienced Airmen wanted: Continue your career in the AF Reserve by Master Sgt. Shawn J. Jones Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service


orce management programs will push thousands of activeduty Airmen out of their jobs, but opportunities exist in the Air Force Reserve for Airmen who don’t want to hang up their uniforms for good. “Force management will cost many Airmen their jobs, but not necessarily their careers,” said Col. Steve Fulaytar, Air Force Reserve director of recruiting. “They can continue their service as Citizen Airmen.” Reserve service provides a benefits package highlighted by programs familiar to most Airmen such as tuition assistance, Post 9-11 G.I. Bill trans-

ferability options, and the opportunity to work toward a military retirement plan. Additionally, low-cost healthcare insurance is available to reservists at significantly lower rates than comparable plans, and enlistment bonuses are available for some career fields at specific duty locations. Airmen transitioning into the Reserve stand to receive many benefits, but they also provide plenty of benefits themselves. New Citizen Airmen who have active-duty experience are valuable to Reserve units, because they are missionready. “When an active-duty Airman decides to continue their career in the Reserve, everyone wins,” Fulaytar said. “The Airman retains the benefits of continued service, the Reserve

gains an Airman who can contribute immediately and the regular Air Force has one less Airman that must be involuntarily separated.” One key difference between active and Reserve service is that Citizen Airmen won’t have to relocate to suit the needs of the Air Force. Many reservists spend the majority of their career with one unit and only agree to a permanent change of station when the timing is right for them. Airmen who are ready to separate don’t have to wait until their original enlistment or commission obligation is complete. The Palace Chase program enables Airmen to separate from their active enlistment or commission as long as they continue their service with the Reserve component.

Airmen should be aware; the recruiting process is somewhat different from when they joined the active-duty Air Force. Once Airmen are deemed eligible for Reserve service, they must work with an in-service recruiter to locate a duty location and position that meets their needs. “Our Reserve units love fully qualified Airmen who can hit the ground running,” Fulaytar said, “but finding duty positions for new recruits takes time, so they can help themselves by contacting their in-service recruiter as soon as possible.” The in-service recruiter at Ramstein is Master Sgt. Dominique Hogan. She can be reached at 480-3940. More information is available at www.afreserve.com and www. facebook.com/airforcereserve.

The future of supply is here; embrace the change Army history that finance and are integrated, Hunter said. logistics data have been inteAlthough the GCSS-A still has a few steps before grated and are working togeth- it is completely integrated to the Army supply syser in a supply system. The tem, the Soldiers using the first fielding believe the resource management portion program will be a success. of the system ensures that funds “With this system, we are doing something new. After several years of thouare available within the unit for Even though we are accomplishing the same missands of Soldiers and hundreds each purchase. The execution sion, GCSS-A makes everything much easier,” said of organizations attempting to management part of the system Sgt. Brian K. Manley, 240th QM Co. SSA NCOIC. use different supply systems ensures the order is correct and “This program provides us and our customers with to accomplish their missions, a in the proper quantity before increased visibility on the products they are trying solution has arrived. The Global shipment, Hunter said. to acquire. Once we go full solution next year, I Combat Support System-Army “The link between finance think it will be a huge success.” is here. and logistics in the The 21st Theater Sustainsystem really ensures ment Command’s 240th good stewardship Quartermaster Company, 16th for commanders,” Special Troops Battalion, 16th Hunter said. “The Sustainment Brigade is one of system has the potenmany units in the Army fielding tial to save the Army with the the new GCSS-A system at their Spc. Arisleindy Valdez-Gomez, supply special- millions of dollars Find-It Guide ist assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Supply Support Activity on Command’s 240th Quartermaster Company, by avoiding potenSmith Barracks in Baumholder. 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th tial supply problems In previous years, units used Sustainment Brigade, trains with the Global before they happen.” a variety of supply systems and Combat Support System-Army at the 240th The Soldiers of financial systems to acquire QM Co. Supply Support Activity Feb. 11 on the 240th QM Co. h your Smith Barracks in Baumholder. i g ffun wit scchin f fa e parts or items. The unit cusreceived training with h th n in Join don’t tomer, the Soldier or leader trying to obtain that the new system and hail it as a success. bors. If you h g ig e n n a rm Germ piece of equipment had no tangible way of tracking “The new system is much easier to ck out e yet, che m u tu t s o c a their item or knowing when it would arrive. A final use,” said Spc. Arisleindy Valdez-Gomez, have cessories grievance of the old system, Soldiers would need to supply specialist with the 240th QM Co. carnival ac your local in learn a new method of achieving the same goal each “For us as supply specialists, the system Schlaudt shop Party time they changed duty stations, said Chief Warrant is more convenient and gives us a better . Officer 5 Guy K. Hunter II, 21st TSC senior quar- view of the items we are ordering for our Wiiesbaden ur termaster warrant officer. customers.” to take yo on’t forget D de Guid “With the old system, Soldiers had to relearn The GCSS-A program implementhe Find-It m th o fr n o p u co how to do the same processes in a new way when ed with the 240th QM Co. is the first elau! age 423. H they changed duty stations,” Hunter said. “The old wave of fielding. A full implementa2014 on p system was not as user friendly. The GCSS-A is a tion of the program is scheduled for ariety of the huge v project I have watched develop since I was a young Fiscal Year 2015 when the Property Book Check out de The Find-It Guide. si Soldier back in 1988, and it is a welcomed change.” Unit Supply-Enhanced and Standard coupons in The GCSS-A represents the first time in U.S. Army Maintenance System-Enhanced Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs




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Joint airdrop in Greece:

Combined efforts key to success Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs ELEFSINA, Greece — In true Greek fashion, a few select service members from the KMC undertook a momentous task. Though lacking the same herculean strength outlined in Greek mythology, these Airmen made up for it with sheer determination and the will to succeed in their task — appropriately named Stolen Cerberus, a two-week flight training deployment to Elefsina, Greece, Feb. 2 to 14. Matching the legend started by Hercules — or Heracles in the original Greek translation — Airmen and Soldiers from the Joint Airdrop Inspection team set out on a seemingly simple task that proved more daunting than originally expected: provide the means to safely and effectively drop cargo and paratroopers out of a C-130J Super Hercules. Due to several recent rainstorms, conditions at the drop zones in Greece were extremely muddy, which made it unsafe for jumpers and difficult to recover dropped cargo. “Because of the mud, there were a lot of problems dropping on the zones,” said Tech. Sgt. Andrew Holsenback, 86th Operations Support Squadron wing weapons and tactics flight chief. “Our job requires us to survey each zone and ensure it is safe for use. We also monitor conditions from the ground during drops to make sure everything goes well.” Holsenback added that even with the problems, the cooperation of our Greek partners made the airdrop success during this mission possible. They also dropped Greek equipment and jumpers, and coordinated closely with their counterparts in the Hellenic military. “We’ve had a lot of interaction with the See Stolen CerberuS, next page

Greek paratroopers prepare for a water landing after jumping out of a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Stolen Cerberus Feb. 2 to 14.

Staff Sgt. Jordan Rose, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, secures an airdrop bundle during Stolen Cerberus Feb. 2 to 14.

A Greek cargo pallet splashes down in the mud after being dropped off the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules.

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A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules makes a pass over Larissa Drop Zone in Greece during Stolen Cerberus.

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Tech. Sgt. James Moenning, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, guides a Greek service member as he backs up a truck to load cargo on a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules.

A C-130J Super Hercules sits in a parking spot in front of a Greek C-130H Hercules during Stolen Cerberus. The mission provided the U.S. and Hellenic air forces with a unique opportunity to learn how each service performs airlift operations, improving the joint capabilities of both nations.

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Greeks during these two weeks, which has been great,” he said. “They want to learn from us, and we want to learn from them, so having the opportunity to get this type of hands-on experience has been amazing.” The cooperation from the Greek service members allowed U.S. and

Hellenic forces a chance to see airdrop operations in a new way. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Orlando Villegas, 21st Theater Sustainment Command airdrop adviser, said there were a lot of differences in the way both nations perform airdrops. “We have been so involved with each other’s operations during this trip, which has been invaluable for the

U.S. and Greek forces,” he said. “It allows both countries to see the differences and hopefully take some of that knowledge to improve our cooperation in the future. It only makes us better.” He added that it was the combined efforts during this mission that led to its success. Though not performing the 12

labors of Hercules, the JAI service members met the challenges during Stolen Cerberus with the sole mission of honing their skills while increasing their capability with their NATO partners in Greece. They accomplished this task with flying colors, proving not only that the airframe lives up to the name of Hercules, but they are worthy of the legend as well.

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The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Band and the Luxemburg Military Brass players conduct a concert Feb. 10 in Pont-A-Mousson, France. The bands came together to conduct five concerts in five days across Europe to foster cultural relations and promote international diplomacy.

Bands building bonds through brass Story and photos by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Band along with the Luxemburg Military Brass players came together to conduct five concerts in five days across Europe. The concerts were put together by members of both militaries to build camaraderie and friendly relations among NATO members and other European allies. “Building international relations with our NATO partners through music is a great experience,” said Senior Airman Will McCaray, USAFE-AFAFRICA

Members of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Band and the Luxemburg military stand for applause from the audience Feb. 10 in Pont-A-Mousson, France.

Band regional band journeyman. “We travel all over representing our nations. It’s key that we show humility among nations.” The USAFE-AFAFRICA Brass Band is a large symphonic ensemble comprised of 11 brass players, two percussionists and one vocalist from the USAFE-AFAFRICA Band at Ramstein. The bands bring the military tradition of brass and percussion to a wide variety of different countries and cultural backgrounds without losing the understanding. “It’s a universal language,” said Master Sgt. Steven Schaughency, USAFE-AFAFRICA Band director of special projects and productions. “When we are playing there is no language barrier, because we are all reading the same thing. We all understand it, and that allows us to play perfectly together.” In a large concert hall or at an outdoor festival, the bands showcase a diverse repertoire of traditional classical artistry, well-known jazz, as well as other favorites reflecting the group’s American and Luxemburg roots. For most of the members it is an honor to work with musicians from around the world, because it allows them to grow as musicians as well as a team. “In the short time we’ve spent together, we have already created a bond amongst one another,” Schaughency said. “The uniform is the only thing that sets us apart. If we all wore white shirts and blue jeans you’d never know we are from two different countries.” The two bands may have differences, but according to both sides they want the same outcome.

Senior Airman Matt Kirkpatrick, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Band member, plays his trumpet Feb. 10.

“We both want to create art that brings people together,” said Monique Bernotte, Luxemburg Military Brass Band member. “There’s no segregation — no division in music. There is only the sound of joint instruments playing in harmony for all.” The bands use the international language of music to foster cultural relations and promote international diplomacy wherever they perform. “It’s a unique experience,” Bernotte said. “It’s a combination of both sides using their instruments to build unity throughout Europe.”

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Airman 1st Class Jasmine Luce, 86th Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew member, makes sure numbers match up on ammunition cans to prepare for a 100 percent accountability inspection Feb. 13 on Ramstein.

Countering threats: Munitions Airmen keep flares firing

ABOVE: Senior Airman Bryan Sandt, 86th Munitions Squadron maintenance crew chief, makes sure numbers match up on ammunition cans to prepare for a 100 percent accountability inspection Feb. 13 on Ramstein. The conventional maintenance shop is in charge of maintaining shelf and service life on countermeasures used in C-130J Super Hercules. They also perform storage monitoring inspections on in-line items kept within the munitions storage area. RIGHT: Airman 1st Class Christian Afaisen, 86th Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew member, stacks boxes to prepare for a 100 percent accountability inspection.

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Airman 1st Class Enoch Wentland (left), 86th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, scrubs the wing of a C-130J Super Hercules Feb. 10 on Ramstein. Airman of the 86th MXS and the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work daily to keep the aircraft mobile and in working condition.

Keeping Air Force aircraft healthy Story and photos by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airman 1st Class Enoch Wentland, 86th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, scrubs the wing of a C-130J Super Hercules Feb. 10 on Ramstein.

What is an Air Force without a mission? What is a mission without aircraft? And what is an aircraft without its maintainers? Airmen from the 86th Maintenance Squadron and the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wash C-130J Super Hercules aircraft twice a month to prevent corrosion and clear the aircraft of any foreign object damage. By keeping them clean, it ensures the aircraft are capable and ready for any and all mission operations. “Keeping major structural components clean helps improve the lifespan of aircraft thus keeping them in the air longer,” said Staff Sgt. Joshua Schoerner, 86th MXS aerospace maintenance craftsman. “Our mission is maintenance, and this is one of our most important missions that tends to be overlooked.” Every C-130J Super Hercules on base is washed every 180 days as a preventative measure against the elements. For each of these washes, the maintainers have a 10-man rotation per shift that are allotted a 24-hour time period to wash, scrub and re-grease the aircraft. “What we do is important,” said Airman 1st

Class Enoch Wentland, 86th MXS crew chief. “We check and wash every inch of the aircraft and clean all the gears. This helps us identify any damage that may have been missed.” According to the maintainers, even with something as simple as washing the aircraft there are many physical and chemical hazards that could potentially endanger their safety. “Safety is absolutely paramount,” Schoerner said. “We brief our Airmen again and again, so before they even begin to think about touching the aircraft, they’re thinking of what the proper equipment is and what they need to be aware of when they are washing the C-130s. “These chemicals can be dangerous,” he added. “If it gets in your eyes or on your skin, it can cause a lot of harm. That’s why we take it one step at a time and take every precaution to prevent making mistakes.” Though sometimes overlooked, aircraft washing is a vital part of the Air Force mission. If the aircraft were not washed they would begin to corrode and cause damage, yielding it unsafe to operate. Schoerner said maintainers continue to conduct thorough checks and washes to extend the effectiveness of the aircraft by years as well as provide a good looking bird for the KMC.

Innovative leadership takes a creative thinker by Lt. Col. Sheri Bennington 700th Contracting Squadron commander What is innovative leadership? Why do we need innovative leaders? What makes your leadership style (or skills) innovative? Are you a creative, leftbrained military member surrounded by right-brained, rule-oriented, critical thinkers? Leadership is needed in a variety of aspects. Traditional leftbrained (think liberal arts types) and traditional right-brained people (think

science and math) are both needed in the leadership arena, but for all you liberal arts, creative thinkers, your time to excel in our Air Force is now. How many times have you heard “think outside the box” but have felt there was limited encouragement from your supervisors? Our current Air Force leadership and more specifically your wing leadership are focused on listening to all Airmen. Our top AF leaders have made transformation in your Air Force a top priority by encouraging outside-the-box

thinking and providing venues to put your suggestions for process improvements, task elimination, new ideas — you name it — into action. At no other time in my 20 years of active service do I remember the ability to really think about something and then being able to follow through with a proposal to respectfully eliminate “stuff” that is non-value added. Let me repeat this message in a different way: In my more than 20 years in the Air Force, there has never been a time when new ideas and tech-

niques were more welcomed. From the chief of staff of the Air Force all the way to first-line supervisors, leaders are primed to come up with and/ or solicit new ideas, new processes and new ways of doing things, which could lead to cost savings for your Air Force with the emphasis on cost savings. No longer can we, the Air Force, continue to do things “the way they’ve always been done.” Leaders at all levels should demand and support See LEADERSHIP, Page 17

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Recipe of the week: Pizza rolls

Courtesy of USO

SERVES 10 INGREDIENTS: 10 brötchen, cut in half ½ pound salami, sliced and chopped ½ pound cooked ham slices, chopped 1 pound cheese, grated 3 containers Schmand or Creme Fraiche (200 milliliters each) 4 cloves garlic, chopped or pressed 1/2 teaspoon oregano, chopped DIRECTIONS: • Slice the 10 brötchen in half horizontally. Spread each roll with the Schmand or Creme Fraiche. Top with the garlic, salami, ham and

cheese (or other toppings of your choice such as bell pepper strips, olives, mushrooms). • Sprinkle top with chopped oregano and cheese • Place under broiler until bubbly and heated through.

LEARN GERMAN! Write an imaginative, humorous, printable caption related to the above photo and the Air Force and email it with the subject line “KA Photo Caption Contest” to 86AW.PA@ramstein.af.mil. Include your name, address and phone number. Crude, obscene or inappropriate comments will be dismissed. The contestant whose entry picks up the most laughs, or in some cases groans, from our selection panel will receive a free value meal card, courtesy of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Contest winners will be published in the next edition of the Kaiserslautern American and online at www.ramstein.af.mil. The winner of last week’s photo caption contest is Tim Kregel with the caption: “Nobody warned me about this part of the barrier test.”



Kregel won a value meal card, courtesy of AAFES.

How many bedrooms?

Wie gross ist das Haus?

Wieviele Schlafzimmer?

Is there a bathroom on the bottom floor? Gibt es ein Bad im Erdgeschoss? Does it have a garden?

Are pets allowed?

Hat es einen Garten?

Sind Haustiere erlaubt?

Does the bathroom have a bath tub and a shower? Hat das Bad eine Badewanne und eine Dusche?

Unscramble these Air Force squadron nicknames oanlfc rpviame ehtpnra nhebaes krad tkginh

lgarmeb murisaa abklc wwoid greti lolbgud

Answers: falcon | vampire | panther | banshee | dark knight | gambler | samurai | black widow | tiger | bulldog

Photo Caption Contest Here’s how it works:

How large is the house?

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2014 Military Saves Campaign by Sara Miller Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center


he Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center is gearing up for the 2014 Military Saves Campaign. The Department of Defense has designated Monday as the start of Military Saves Week. As part of the larger nationwide America Saves Campaign, Military Saves is conducted in cooperation with the Consumer Federation of America. While the Military Saves Campaign is an ongoing effort throughout the year, Military Saves Week is an opportunity for the entire military community to come together for a common goal. With the help of local resources, including military banks and credit unions, the focus is on the financial readiness of military members and families to help them reduce debt and save money. Military Saves Week provides opportunities to learn practical personal financial planning and management skills. This year’s Military Saves Week theme is “Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.” The A&FRC will be kicking off Military Saves Week Tuesday with their annual Financial Fair at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. “This year we’re hoping to raise the awareness of the importance of reviewing your finances, leadership, from page 13

creative ideas and productive changes due to challenges with our Air Force budget and personnel reductions we will face over the next five years. All leaders at all levels must create and foster a culture of innovative thinking starting at their lowest levels. There has to be “buy-in” from all levels. Supervisors must be willing

deciding what you want to save for and setting up a system that will allow you to save automatically. Our Financial Fair is a great opportunity for service members and their families to get their financial questions answered by the financial experts who will be available,” said Heidi Goodbar, A&FRC personal financial readiness program manager. Goodbar is also very excited to announce that additional personal financial counselors will be available throughout the campaign for individual financial consultations. To get up-to-date information about Military Saves Week events on Ramstein, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100/5900 or 06371-47-5100. Classes being offered as follows: MONDAY • 9 a.m., Take Control of Your Finances • 1 p.m., Home Buying TuesDAY • 10 a.m., Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center Financial Fair at the KMCC ThursDAY • 9 a.m., Military Millionaire • 1 p.m., Traveling on a Budget

to listen to the great suggestions and ideas of our newest, youngest Airmen and be willing to develop their ideas into a full blown process change or money-savings effort. Supervisors must seek venues to shed light on new ideas at the next level of supervision, so these great ideas come to life and ultimately get enough attention at the right level for action to be taken. Key to this is listening to and acting

upon the input. If, as leaders, we continue to solicit input, but never act upon it, our young, newest Airmen will cease to respect our decisionmaking (aka leadership) abilities. As a leader at my level and all supervisory levels, you must push your folks to think about the stuff they do. Really think about it. Change can be difficult, but is it necessary? As we all “think,” we

Feb. 28 • 9 and 11 a.m., Make it Don’t Buy It • 1 and 3 p.m., Military Millionaire MArch 3 • 9 a.m., Understanding Thrift Savings Plan • 1 p.m., Banking Basics MArch 4 • 9 a.m., Home Buying • 1 p.m., Saving and Investing MArch 5 • 9 a.m., Take Control of Your Finances • 1 and 3 p.m., Extreme Couponing Military Style MArch 6 • 9 and 11 a.m., Paying for College • 1 and 3 p.m., Basic Investing MArch 7 • 9 and 11 a.m., Saving Green $$ While You Clean • 1 and 3 p.m., Beauty on a Budget To register for a class or for more details, call 480-5100/5900 or 06371-47-5100. For more information about the Military Saves Campaign, visit www.militarysaves.org.

must ask ourselves, “Can it be done better?” Can we quit doing it? Can it be accomplished in a new/different way? Within your area of control, do you insist upon an atmosphere that fosters creativity and encourages innovative thoughts? That rewards new ideas? Even within the most mundane and regulatory-controlled careers/job series (where there is little to no margin for error —

think missile control officer or a nuclear plant controller), there are ways to make your innovation known and adopted. Said a different way, don’t be afraid, because innovative leadership is now in season. Take the time to think about what kind of innovation you can contribute or facilitate for your Air Force. Now is the time to think outside the box and outside the circle.

Electronic cigarette use increasing among Airmen by Air Force Medical Support Agency Health Promotions FALLs church, Va. — Electronic cigarette use is becoming a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes, but the upward trend is becoming a concern for health care providers. The battery-operated products, known as ecigarettes, are designed to deliver nicotine, flavor and other chemicals as a vapor that is inhaled by the user. According to data from the 2011 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors, e-cigarettes have been tried by 5 percent of Airmen, and 2.2 percent of Airmen have used e-cigarettes in the past year. “Airmen are using e-cigarettes at a level comparable to the civilian adult population. But e-cigarette use is rapidly growing among youths and have been used by 10 percent of high school students,” said

Col. (Dr.) John Oh, chief of health promotion, Air Force Medical Support Agency, citing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While e-cigarettes have been advertised as a “safer” alternative to conventional cigarettes, studies have found potentially harmful ingredients are contained in the product, including nitrosamines, diethylene glycol and animal carcinogens. Oh cautioned Airmen against using e-cigarettes as a substitute for smoking. “Not enough is known about the long-term safety of e-cigarettes to definitely state that they are safe,” he said. The Food and Drug Administration categorizes e-cigarettes as a tobacco product. Regulatory guidance, however, is pending, so e-cigarettes are marketed without any of the restrictions of conventional cigarettes, and they may be sold to minors, advertised widely and marketed without warning labels.

“There is a real concern that unfettered access to and marketing of e-cigarettes will create a generation of youths hooked on nicotine, and this trend could lead to greater traditional cigarette or other smokeless tobacco use,” Oh said. Air Force Instruction 40-102, Tobacco Use, establishes a tobacco policy in the Air Force and explicitly includes e-cigarettes under the definition of tobacco, subjecting the product to all the restrictions implemented for cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco. The Air Force is the first service to establish an e-cigarette policy. Although e-cigarettes have passionate devotees, the Air Force position is to treat e-cigarettes as any other tobacco product. Oh said future changes to policy will be made based on the scientific evidence and in consultation with subject matter experts, both within and outside the Department of Defense.

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KMC Assembly of God Church

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

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

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule

Protestant Services

POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 0631-3406-4098 Miesau Chapel (Bldg. 3175) Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Spanish Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Worship: 11 a.m. Saturdays Small Group: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays Children’s Youth Church: 11 a.m. Sundays Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Chapel Next Worship Worship: 10 a.m. Sundays Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sundays Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Contemporary Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Ramstein South Chapel (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Liturgical Services: 9 a.m. Sundays Liturgical Sunday School: 11 a.m. Sundays Traditional Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Gospel Service: 11 a.m. Sundays. Protestant education classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner. For information, call DSN 480-2499/489-6743 or civ. 06371-47-2499/0631-536-6743.

Catholic Services

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

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

Jewish Religious Services

Ramstein South Chapel Synagogue (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Shabbat Evening Service: 7 p.m. Fridays

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Mentors make their mark Story and photo by Sara Pavich 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs On a sunny Tuesday at the Ramstein Golf Course, female Airmen of all ranks and ages gathered for a discussion. In a crowded room, women spoke and listened, relying on each other’s knowledge in an effort to learn how to tackle everyday challenges. This discussion was one of the increasingly popular events related to Let’s Connect, a program dedicated to establishing mentorship ties between women in the Air Force. The forum is designed to confront issues unique to women balancing a military career and a personal life at home. It is the brainchild of Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne Bass, 86th Operations Group superintendent, who recognized the need to strengthen connections between female Airmen after reflecting on her own experiences as a wife, mother and Airman. “We have set standards, and those don’t change based on whether you’re a female or not,” Bass said. “We still have a responsibility to do everything every other Airman has to do. However, as female Airmen, in particular, it can be challenging to balance all of it, so if we can help through our experiences, we’ve done our job.” Let’s Connect has three separate forums, each working toward the larger goal of progressing professional lives through mentorship. In addition to the panel discussions attended by all ranks of Airmen, there is a program dedicated to connecting with female Airmen living in the dorms and a another program briefing at the First Term Airman Center on Ramstein. In Tuesday’s seminar, four female panelists spoke about the importance of physical health and wellness. The discussion began with the assurance that any subject related to the topic

Second Lt. Magin Day, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa watch officer, listens to a Let’s Connect seminar attendee share her experiences with staying physically fit while overcoming an injury. Airmen of all ranks attended the seminar Feb. 11 on Ramstein to discuss the importance of physical health in professional life.

was safe to speak about without judgment. Airmen shared concerns, thoughts, problems and suggestions openly with one another. The seminar was the first of four of the “New Year, New You” topic meant to explore the Four Pillars of Resiliency with female Airmen, the first of which is the “physical pillar.” Panelists discussed healthy exercise and nutrition habits that could lead to greater success in the workplace. Each month a new topic is carefully chosen for exploration in regards to the relevant role it plays in the careers of every Airman. “Our No. 1 goal is to develop Airmen professionally,” Bass said. “And, if they get some ‘personal’ development out of it, that’s great too.” While the topics that are discussed are generally relevant to both men and women, many can be difficult to discuss with someone of the opposite gender. “They touched on a lot of topics I wanted to ask questions about,” said Airman 1st Class See MENTORING, Page 21

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

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

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

Korean Service 1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

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

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

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

Photo by Brandon Beach

21st TSC hosts chili cook-off Members of the KMC sample chili prepared by Sgt. Juan DiazFuentes, 21st Theater Sustainment Command Support Operations material management NCOIC, during a chili cook-off event Feb. 7 on Panzer Kaserne. Proceeds from the event will go to support the 21st TSC Family Readiness Group. Winners of the chili cook-off were: Chris Norris, logistics management specialist, 21st TSC Support Operations Maintenance Section, for best tasting chili; Sgt. Juan DiazFuentes, material management NCOIC, 21st TSC Support Operations, for most unique chili; and Master Sgt. Kory Ysen, operations sergeant, 21st TSC Special Troops Battalion, for spiciest chili.

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7th CSC Soldiers support MEDRETE 14-1 Lesotho Defence Force colleagues.� The 7th CSC Soldiers provided mission control for U.S. Army Medical Command and U.S. Army Reserve MEDCOM. Thruelsen MASERU, Lesotho — Set among the sent daily story boards and situation reports picturesque, sun-baked plateaus and endto USARAF headquarters in Vicenza, Italy. less plains, 7th Civil Support Command The mission control cell was also the liaison Soldiers from the 209th and 2500th Digital to the U.S. Embassy consulate in Lesotho Liaison Detachment provided logistics and and to the LDF, and they conducted force planning support as the mission control protection activities. cell for the U.S. Army Africa joint Medical “(Thruelsen) has been very helpful to us, Readiness and Training Exercise 14-1 in because he was able to coordinate all the partnership with the Kingdom of Lesotho activities. He has coordinated the activiDefence Forces here Feb. 3 to 14. ties to us very well and very efficiently,� The three troops provided a variety of supsaid Lesotho Defence Force Maj. Mapalesa port to four U.S. Army medical doctors and two Capt. John Thruelsen (second from left), officer in charge, intelligence cell, Kebane, deputy director, MMH. U.S. Army public health nurses, who traveled 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Civil Support Command, and Command The LDF was responsible for security durto MEDRETE 14-1 with expertise in numerous Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Miller (third from left), 2500th DLD representative and senior ing the exercise, but the 7th CSC Soldiers also medical specialties, including infectious dis- enlisted leader, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th CSC, along with Lesotho Defence helped coordinate movement plans and force Force personnel, review MEDRETE 14-1 participant certificates Feb. 6. eases, preventative medicine and pediatrics with protection when the medical team traveled to emphasis on HIV diagnosis, treatment and prevention. In the afternoon, the U.S. Army medical team offsite clinics to see patients. “My job, together with the staff sergeant and ser- participated in academic classes and lectures at the “My job for the MEDRETE 14-1 exercise is geant major as well, is to provide and care for our MMH with local medical personnel, where subjects to pay agent duties and force protection and also doctors (and Army public health nurses) and make included HIV diagnosis, treatment and prevention. RSOI (reception, staging, onward movement and sure that they have everything they need to do their “Captain Thruelsen has coordinated the logis- integration),� said Staff Sgt. Jason Varchulik, battle job,� said Capt. John Thruelsen, OIC, intelligence tics of the mission and has also coordinated the systems manager, 209th DLD, 7th CSC. cell, 209th DLD. “From their arrival here in country, didactic exchange that we have,� said Col. Steven Upon their arrival, the medical practitioners to their lodging, to their food, (we provide) every- Spencer, a pediatric and infectious disease special- received a security briefing from the U.S. Embassy thing they need in order to execute their mission.� ist with the Walter Reed National Military Medical in Lesotho set up by the 7th CSC Soldiers. Each morning, the U.S. medical team, alongside Center. “It’s been a great exchange of ideas and “I love being a part of the 7th CSC,� Varchulik local doctors and nursing staff, conducted clinic information and knowledge from both sides. Captain said. “I get more training and more opportunities for rounds. The team checked on numerous patients Thruelsen and his team have really set us up for suc- exercises like this as a Reserve Soldier compared to in the Makoanyane Military Hospital, the Thomas cess with the hard work that they’ve done. Not only active-duty Soldiers.� Wellness Clinic and two other off-site medical facili- coordinating the administrative side of it but “They’ve done a tremendous job,� Spencer said ties before they would then break into small teams for the academic portion of it and our interactions with about 7th CSC Soldiers. “I think this mission has clinical pairing. the (Lesotho) Ministry of Health colleagues and been just a wonderful success for both parties.� Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs

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

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Congratulations ALS graduates Eighty students graduated Airman Leadership School Feb. 12. They completed 192 curriculum hours encompassing 23 leadership lessons. Students volunteered a total of 160 hours in the KMC. Each graduate will receive 10 CCAF credits. Senior Airman Bradley Baker Senior Airman Jean Bermudez Senior Airman Julie Bittinger Senior Airman Stephanie Bowman Senior Airman Richard Brooks Senior Airman Samuel Brower Senior Airman Nicole Cabrera Senior Airman Daylon Cannon Senior Airman Ronald Carpenter Senior Airman Anthony Chan Senior Airman Randy Chavez Senior Airman Reuben Chisholm Senior Airman Alex Colter Senior Airman Drew Criner Senior Airman Zachery Davis Staff Sgt. Crystal Day Senior Airman Bryan Ellis Senior Airman Marcus Flores Senior Airman Cody Foster Senior Airman Andrew Freal Senior Airman Mark Fridel Senior Airman Jonathan Gambrell Senior Airman Derek Gowler Senior Airman Shawn Graham Senior Airman Alicia Green Senior Airman Michael Gresens

Senior Airman Jaafar Hassan Senior Airman Jacob Hickman Senior Airman Brett Jones — Leadership Award Senior Airman Michael Jordan — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Wesley Jordan — Distinguished Graduate & Academic Achievement Award Senior Airman Kayla Judge Senior Airman David Kirby — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Jesse Koritar Senior Airman Clayton Locke — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Horacio Lopez Senior Airman Reid Martinak Senior Airman Ren Mckelvey Senior Airman Tyrell Mcwilliams Senior Airman Alexandra Meekins — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Brianna Mester Senior Airman Joshua Miles Senior Airman Jeremy Mills Senior Airman Victoria Mireles Senior Airman Cory Moffett Staff Sgt. Derek Moran Senior Airman Julaine Moya Senior Airman Aaron Mumma Senior Airman Patrick Nance Senior Airman Jessica Newton Senior Airman Quentin Oglevee Senior Airman Jordan Outzen

Senior Airman Edgar Pavon-Hernandez Senior Airman Erica Pearson — John L. Levitow Award Winner Senior Airman Gabriela Perez Senior Airman Dana Perodeau — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Mark Pfister Senior Airman Steven Ramos Senior Airman John Reeves Senior Airman Kelly Reiss Senior Airman Anthony Riley Senior Airman David Rodgers Senior Airman Sarah Root Senior Airman Joseph Schrader Senior Airman Andrew Scott — Distinguished Graduate Senior Airman Christopher Scott Senior Airman Sydney Selsing Senior Airman Mario Shanks Senior Airman Andrew Sigafoose Senior Airman Caleb Simpson Senior Airman Zacherius Soliz Staff Sgt. Bryant Strobel Senior Airman Joshua Tenney Senior Airman Jonathon Turberville Senior Airman Jeremii van Komen Senior Airman Paul Vera Senior Airman Jeffrey Victor Senior Airman Jason Whipps Senior Airman Thomas White Senior Airman Mark Zlatek

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mentoring, from Page 18 differences in the way we as a woman understand, respond, Shayna Woodin, course sys- and communicate. Our goal tems technician at the 603d Air is to share with that younger Communications Squadron. generation of women how we “We’re more prone to talk dealt with these types of chalabout things here that we lenges,” Bass said. Bass saw Let’s Connect wouldn’t say in front of guys.” Providing a comfortable fully developed with the help environment was a major rea- of 12 female committee memson Bass wanted to create a pro- bers, all senior enlisted leaders gram that facilitates mentoring with diverse backgrounds and Air Force professions. She relationships between women. “There can be fundamental originally approached these

women with concerns about the outreach outlets available to female Airmen new to the Air Force. Bass said she did not know at the time how she could help, but with the initial vision and collaboration with the other ladies, she knew they were onto something great. Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Boothe, 86th Comptroller Squadron and wing staff agencies superintendent, was

Page 21 among the first onboard with Bass’ idea. “We brought in other females who had the same type of passion we did and the same type of connection as women,” Boothe said. “The important part for us was to connect as women and have the same mission and goal in mind.” Over the course of several meetings, the women established their mission statement and priorities and eventual-

ly created the Let’s Connect forum, Bass said. “We just clicked as a team,” Boothe said. “We’ve been doing great ever since.” From these fledgling beginnings, Let’s Connect has ballooned into a mentorship forum for all female Airmen. Bass said it’s important for everyone, regardless of rank or position, to have a mentor to provide guidance and support.

OSB or eSERB coming up? Better check ‘My Board File’ by Sgt. Michael Reinsch U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs WIESBADEN, Germany — Captains and majors affected by the upcoming Officer Separation Boards and enhanced Selective Early Retirement Boards need to review and certify their records using the “My Board File” tool on the Human Resources Command website. Across U.S. Army Europe, there are 575 majors and captains who are subject to the upcoming boards, which will look at captains in year groups ’06 through ’08 and majors in year groups ’99 through ’03.

The captains’ boards will meet from March 4 through 20, and the majors’ boards will meet from April 22 through May 13. The “My Board File” tool allows officers who will be considered by the upcoming boards to review and certify board documents. The selection board will also see this file, which includes: • The officer’s official photo • Their Officer Record Brief • Documents from the performance section of the Official Military Personnel File If there are errors or missing documents in the “My Board File,” officers will need to correct those

records in their official files for their “My Board File” to be updated. If you need to correct your records, your S1 is your primary point of contact. Your branch assignment officer can also assist if you need to update your OMPF or ORB. In the last 10 to 12 years, file reviews indicate many personnel records have not received regular scrutiny for accuracy and completeness. Leaders who have officers subject to the boards should engage these officers to ensure that they understand the importance and necessity of this review.

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Courtesy photo

Photo by Andy Mendoza

Courtesy photo

Ramstein High School senior Robert Navarro Jr. signs a letter of intent Feb. 7 to play college football at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, where he plans to pursue a degree in athletic training.

Students watch as Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente (second from right), 86th Airlift Wing commander, presents Sarah Loomis (third from left) with the Teacher of the Year award for the Kaiserslautern District.

Visiting slam poet and humorist Taylor Mali spends time with Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School students recently. In addition to class poetry sessions, he entertained educators with an afterschool workshop.

Photo by Holly Freeman

Chess tournament

Education Notes

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

Jaguar Reading Olympics

The Ramstein Intermediate School PTA hosts the Jaguar Reading Olympics from Monday to March 2. Students will compete in the Reading Olympics to support school-wide reading initiatives and help raise funds to purchase new books for the school library. Teachers will send home packets with each student. Students will keep track of all their reading, fill in the logs and turn them back in no later than March 10. Let’s try to beat the school goal of 123,000 minutes read. For more information, like the RIS PTA Facebook page.

PTA positions open

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FAR LEFT: Ramstein High School sophomore Shamar Armprester practices singing for a talent show that took place Thursday. The RHS junior and senior classes, along with Peggy Hess, sponsored the talent show to raise money for the prom and to showcase students’ talents. LEFT: Staff Sgt. Tiffany Hardenstine, equal opportunity leader at the Warrior Transition Battalion, reads to Kristine Cephus’ and Amy Hudzikiewicz’s first grade classes at Vogelweh Elementary School Feb. 13. She volunteered to be a guest reader in celebration of African-American Heritage Month.

The Ramstein Intermediate School PTA has five executive board positions open for the 2014-2015 school year. Positions open are for president, first vice president, second vice president, secretary and treasurer. All current board members are either scheduled to PCS or have fifth grade students and will be moving up to the middle school. Applications can be found in the main office or

by emailing ramstein.pta@gmail.com. Deadline is April 21.

After school learning program

Get your child involved in a fun theater program through KMC Onstage. Classes will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until May 8. Youth will put on performances of “Sleeping Beauty” on May 9 and 10. Cost is $200, and $100 per additional child. Open to ages 7 and up. For more information, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, at 4836626 or 0631-411-6626, or email nathan.d.records. naf@mail.mil.

T-shirt logo contest

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

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Join CYS Services, Army libraries, and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation in celebrating the many works of Dr. Seuss. Come to the Rheinland-Pfalz Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

March 1 for a variety of fun events, including “Horton Hears a Who” puppet shows, story time, make-and-take activities, pictures with Seussian characters, bouncy castles, face painting, raffles and giveaways, a Seussian costume contest, and more. For more information, contact the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Story time at the library

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

Dance lessons

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

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Introducing Local Businesses Phil Cosmetics

Mr. Philipp has been serving the Military Community successfully for over 15 years now. He is specialized in tattoo removal and removal of unwanted body hair - gentle & permanent using light technology, no laser! Different indications, skin complexion, hair color as well as color/size and location of tattoos etc., require diverse treatments and intervals which will accordingly result in varying treatment costs. Individual professional advice is necessary for a personalized quote. Please contact Mr. Philipp by email or telephone for more details. For your convenience Phil Cosmetics also offers evening and weekend appointments, just make your reservation. www.phil.cosmetics.de • info@phil.cosmetics.de Tel.: 06332-20 91 92 or 0171 493 3369

Sabine Ditzler

For you in Landstuhl: Sabine Ditzler, your personal health and wellness manager. At her new location Sabine offers gentle holistic healing treatments for relaxation, regeneration and balance… which becomes more and more important these fast moving days! She provides help on a wide spectrum such as orthopedic symptoms, pain treatment, trauma treatment, chronic symptoms, sleep disorder, migraine, for women on abnormal cycle, balancing hormones, unfulfilled pregnancy, metabolic disorder and beauty from inside. Cupping glasses for medical wellness are also used. Contact Sabine today, her holistic balance treatments are based on self-healing, offering many possibilities. Ludwigstraße 27, 66849 Landstuhl • Appointments: 06371-980 99 90 or 0160 8113 843 • www.ausgleichbehandlung.de

Frank Flechtwaren

Baskets, gifts, interior decoration … the best address in the region! Frank Flechtwaren was founded in 1885. During those early days it was only about “baskets”. Today, after their 125th anniversary, this company has grown considerably and now has about 175.000 m3 storage capacity for all the beautiful things they are stocking for you. It’s not only about baskets anymore (still lots of baskets!), but also about charming gifts and great interior decoration, seasonal decoration, crafts supplies - and all at fantastic rates! You will not only profit from a wide product range for home and garden, but also from lots of special deals/special sales througout the year. Easy to find, credit cards welcome, English spoken … Hours: Mon-Fri 9.a.m. - 6 pm, Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 pm. www.frank-korbwaren.de Pirmasenser Straße 70 • 66994 Dahn • Tel.: 06391-3100 This advertisement service is proudly brought to you by

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Congratulations to 2013 86th AIRLIFT WING ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS • Maj. Jonathan Cato, 37th Airlift Squadron — Field Grade Officer of the Year • Capt. William Guthrie IV, 86th Operations Support Squadron — Company Grade Officer of the Year • Senior Master Sgt. Lawrence Kirkley Jr., 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron — First Sergeant of the Year • Master Sgt. Cherise Mosley, 86th Munitions Squadron — Volunteer of the Year • Master Sgt. Stephen Zimmerman, 86th Communications Squadron — SNCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Jessica Green, 86th Medical Support Squadron — NCO of the Year • Senior Airman Jonathan Roland, 786th Civil Engineering Squadron — Airman of the Year, Honor Guard Member of the Year • Ronald Boothe, 86th Comptrollers Squadron — Civilian, Category I of the Year • Melaina Johnson, 786th Civil Engineering Squadron — Civilian, Category II of the Year 435th AIR GROUND OPERATIONS WING ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS • Maj. Troy Kirk, 21st Operations Weather Squadron — FGO of the Year • Capt. Israel Shankel, 435th Security Forces Squadron — CGO of the Year • Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Bise, 1st Combat Communications Squadron — First Sergeant of the Year • Senior Airman Terrance Cooley, 1st CBCS — Volunteer of the Year • Master Sgt. Jonathan Stevens, 435th Air and Space Communications Group — SNCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Douglas Storseth, 1st CBCS — NCO of the Year • Airman 1st Class Glenn Dredden, 1st CBCS — Airman of the Year • Ronald Bueler, 1st Air and Space Communications Squadron — Civilian, Cat II of the Year • Sandy Deacon, 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron — Civilian, Cat I of the Year 521st AIR MOBILITY OPERATIONS WING ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS • Capt. Joel Allen, 721st Aerial Port Squadron — CGO of the Year • Senior Master Sgt. Richard R. Rizzo, 521st AMOW — SNCO of the Year • Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Wheeler, 721st APS — First Sergeant of the Year • Staff Sgt. Candice Callahan, 721st APS — NCO of the Year • Airman 1st Class Tory Weaver, 721st APS — Airman of the Year • Anthony Lesnioski, 721st APS — Civilian, Cat II of the Year • Liala Salvetti, 724th Air Mobility Squadron — Local National Civilian, Cat II of the Year 2013 USAFE-AFAFRICA LEVEL WINNERS A1 (Team/Program) Awards/Winners • 86th Airlift Wing Equal Opportunity — Col. L. Joseph Brown Award for Equal Opportunity • 86th/786th Force Support Squadron — Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Award • 786th FSS — Operations Program of the Year • 786th FSS Dining Facilities — John L. Hennessy Trophy-Legacy • 86th FSS Education and Training — Altschuler Outstanding Education and Training Program • 86th FSS Airmen and Leadership School — Enlisted Professional

Military Education Team of the Year • Lt. Col. Keithen Washington, 86th FSS — Lt. Gen. Norm Lezy Award • Maj. Chrystal Putman, 786th FSS — Personnel Field Grade Officer of the Year (ARC) • Capt. Leslie Weitershausen, 786th FSS — Personnel CGO of the Year (ARC) • Master Sgt. Jared Moran, 86th FSS — Gen. Bill J. Boles Mentorship Award • Master Sgt. Brandon Webb, 86th FSS — A1 Special Recognition Award • Tech. Sgt. James Vest, 786th FSS — Spirit of Hope Award • Senior Airmen Johnathan Williams, 786th FSS — Force Support Amn of the Year • Annette Davenport, 786th FSS — Force Support Section Chief of the Year • David Quinn, 86th FSS — Roger M. Blanchard Memorial Award • Mona Hamilton, 86th FSS — Dr. Beverly L. Schmalzried Award Civil Engineer Awards/Winners • 786th Civil Engineering Squadron — Balchen Post Award (Snow and Ice Control) • 786th CES Operations Flight — Maj. Gen. Clifton D. Wright Award for Outstanding Operations Flight • 86th CES Fire Department — Chief Master Sgt. Ralph E. Sandborn Award (Large Fire Department) • 86th CES Asset Management Flight — Gen. Thomas D. White Award • 86th CES Housing Flight — Brig. Gen. Michael A. McAuliffe Housing Excellence Award • Lt. Col. Elizabeth Harwood, 786th CES — Maj. Gen. Dean Fox Award (Senior Military Manager) • Master Sgt. Angel Torres, 786th CES — SAME Goddard Medal • Staff Sgt. Sean Cantrell, 435th Construction and Training Squadron — Department of Defense Fire Service Instructor of the Year • Harry Guth, 786th CES — Outstanding CE Manager Award-Civilian Technician • John Schamp, 786th CES — Air Force Civilian Emergency Manager of the Year Communications Awards/Winners • 4th Air and Space Communications Squadron — 2013 George Kenney Award • 86th Communications Squadron — Gen. McClelland Info Dominance Unit Award • 86th CS Ramstein Post Office — Outstanding Large Postal Facility • 86th CS Information Assurance — Outstanding Info Assurance Element • 86th CS Ramstein Cyber Vulnerability Tiger Team — Gen. Rawlings Info Dominance Team Award • Detachment 5, 2nd Air Postal Squadron — Outstanding Aerial Mail Terminal • Lt. Col. Patrick Hilgendorf, 1st CBCS — Outstanding Cyberspace-FGO • Capt. Candice Urrutia, 1st CBCS — Outstanding Cyberspace-CGO • Master Sgt. Chad Grant, 1st CBCS — Outstanding Cyberspace SNCO • Master Sgt. James P. Moser, Det 5, 2 AIRPS — Outstanding Postal Service-SNCO • Tech. Sgt. Albert King, Det 5, 2 AIRPS — Outstanding Postal ServiceNCO • Tech. Sgt. William Kouba, 1st CBCS — Outstanding Cyber Systems Operations-NCO • Tech. Sgt. Trevor McAfee, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron — Outstanding Cyber Defense Operations NCO • Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Millard, 86th CS — Outstanding Client SystemsNCO • Tech. Sgt. Joshua Tulley, 1st CBCS — Outstanding Radio Frequency Transmission-NCO

• Staff Sgt. Aaron Kline, 86th CS — Systems-NCO • Staff Sgt. William Reigle, 86th CS — • Staff Sgt. Brandon York, 1st Commu — 2013 AF Communications & Air Tr Gen. Gerald L. Pather Communication • Senior Airman Howard Daniels, 1s Transmission-Airman • Senior Airman Matthew Dry, 1st CM Systems Airman • Senior Airman Thomas Livingston, Systems Airman • Senior Airman Christian Rodgers, 8 Surety-Airman • Senior Airman Miranda Snyder, 86 Service • Keith Wagner, 1st ACOS — Outsta Civilian Manager

Contracting Award Winners • Capt Sherry Liebnitzky, 700th Con Contingency Contracting Officer of th • Margit Miller, 700th CONS — Outs and below of the Year

Logistics Readiness Awards/Winner • 86th Munitions Squadron — Outst Weapons Safety • 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron American Petroleum Institute Trophy Drum • 86th LRS Packing Specialists — D Excellence Award • Maj. Salomon Alvarez, 86th Logisti Logistical Readiness-Field Grade Offi • Capt. Jessica Gott, 86th Vehicle Re Sijan Leadership Award-Junior Office • Senior Master Sgt. Michael Moore, AF Fuels-Senior Non-Commissioned • Master Sgt. Tariq Abdullah, 86th VR the Year • Tech. Sgt. Eric Goff, 86th LRS — L Year, Fuels NCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Simon Henry, 86th Mate NCOA Vanguard Award • Senior Airman Chad Cassidy, 86th V of the Year, Automotive Service Excell

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VRS — Vehicle Management Airman lence Technician of the Year

Medical Awards/Winners • 86th Medical Group — Outstanding Resource Management Team of the Year Award • 86th MDG — Outstanding Medical Logistics Large Activity Account of the Year • 86th MDG — Surgeon General’s Medical Information Services Team Award • 86th MDG — Outstanding Health Plan Management Team Award • 86th MDG — Large Dental Clinic of the Year • Maj. Curtis Hayes, 86th MDG — Clinical Dentist of the Year • Maj. Lisa Hoyt, 86th Mission Support Group — Biomedical Clinician Cat III Officer of the Year • Maj. Laura Lien, 86th MDG — Outstanding Achievement in Nursing Force Development Award • Capt. Jay Butler, 86th MDG — Biomedical Clinician Cat I CGO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Pompilio Alfaro, 86th MDG — Physical Medicine NCO of the Year Award • Tech. Sgt. Richard Minton, 86th MDG — Laboratory NCO of the Year Award • Staff Sgt. Laura Shouldis, 86th MDG — Surgical Service Airman of the Year Award • Staff Sgt. Taylor Root, 86th MDG — Outstanding Air Force Diagnostic Imaging Airman of the Year • Senior Airman Rosy Fernandez, 86th MDG — Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Airman of the Year • Senior Airman John Reeves, 86th MDG — Laboratory Airman of the Year Award • Senior Airman Sage Summers, 86th MDG — Physical Medicine Airman of the Year Award • Cesar Alvarez, 86th MDG — Biomedical Specialist Civilian of the Year Operations Awards/Winners • 7th Weather Squadron — Outstanding Battlefield Weather Squadron of the Year • 21st Operational Weather Squadron — Outstanding Operational Weather Squadron of the Year • 37th Airlift Squadron — Mackay Trophy-Meritorious Flight of the Year • 37th AS — David C. Schilling - Most Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Flight • 496th Air Base Squadron — Airfield Operations - D. Ray Hardin Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year • 496th ABS — Airfield Operations-Ronald B. McCarthy Airfield Management Facility of the Year • 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron — Best AES Patient Safety Program • Maj. Troy Kirk, 21st OWS — AF Weather FGO of the Year • Capt. Daniel Bigley, Headquarters, 7th WS — AF Battlefield Weather CGO of the Year • Capt. Zachary Brodeur, 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron — Fighter Duty Officer Award

• Capt. Caitlin Curran, 86th Operations Support Squadron — Federally Employed Women’s Military Meritorious Service • Capt. Paul Tandberg, 8th ASOS — 2013 Airlift/Tanker Association Youth Leadership Award • First Lt. Houston Nelson, 2nd ASOS — Maj. Greg Stone Air Liaison Officer Award • Senior Master Sgt. Fambro Knight, HQ U.S. Air Forces in Europe/Air Forces Africa — AF Weather SNCO of the Year • Master Sgt. Kevin Goff, Det 3, 7th WS — AF Battlefield Weather SNCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Joseph Hartranft, HQ 7th WS — AF Battlefield Weather NCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Richard Kienzle, 86th OSS — Outstanding AF Weather NCO of the Year • Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Mosely, 2nd ASOS — Staff Sgt. Jacob Frazier Tactical Air Control Party Joint Terminal Attack Controller Award • Staff Sgt. Deborah Korenoski, 86th AES — Outstanding Aerospace Medicine NCO of the Year Award • Staff Sgt. Marlowe Perry, Det 3, 7th WS — AF Battlefield Weather Airman of the Year • Senior Airman Justin Helmuth, 21st OWS — AF Weather NCO of the Year • Airman First Class Andrew Stephan, 2nd ASOS — Airman First Class Raymond Losano TACP Award • Elizabeth Rondeau, 76th AS — Zachary & Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award • Kara Ulrich, 37th AS — Joan Orr-Spouse of the Year • Kimberly Copsey, 2nd ASOS — Joan Orr-Spouse of the Year • Martin Kaczmarek, 21st OWS — AF Weather Civilian of the Year, Cat 1 Public Affairs Award Winners • Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson, 86th AW — Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Frost Outstanding Communication NCO Award • Senior Airman Damon Kasberg, 86th AW — Best Graphics Layout & Design, Best Pictorial Photography, Best Picture Story, Best Portrait/ Personality Photography, Photographer of the Year, Best Television Feature Report • Senior Airman Ellen McCarthy, 86th AW — Best Radio News Report, Best Radio Feature Report, Best Radio Sports Report • Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan, 86th AW — Best Sports Photography • Airman 1st Class Thomas Smith, 86th AW — Outstanding New Broadcaster Safety Awards/Winners • 86th AW Ground Safety — Safety Outstanding Achievement Award for Ground Safety, Cat II • Staff Sgt. Joseph Hernandez, 86th AW — GEICO Military Service Award-Traffic Safety Security Forces Award Winners • Senior Master Sgt. Michael Keeler, 86th Security Forces Squadron — Col. Billy Jack Carter Award • Staff Sgt. Cassee Cordes, 435th SFS — 2013 Outstanding SF Augmentee Award • Thomas Glanzdorf, 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron — Outstanding SF Flight-level Civilian Award (Supervisory) • Garfield Harris, 569th USFPS — Outstanding SF Civilian Support Staff Award • Stephan Mayer, 86th SFS — Outstanding SF Flight-level Civilian Award (Non-Supervisory) (Editor’s note: Air Force level and 521st AMOW higher headquarters award winners will be announced at a later date.)

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Send us your VACATION PHOTOS Your submission must include the name of the photographer, the date of the photo, first and last names of those in the photo, and location. Make sure all photos are high resolution; only high resolution photos will be considered. Email your submission to the editor at editor@kaiserslauternamerican.com. Write “Destinations” in the email subject line.

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Adriaan, Lauren and Olivia Adendorff pose for a photo on camelback Jan. 27 while visiting the Atlantic coast in Essaouira, Morocco.

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Douglas and Daniela Foote pose for a photo Dec. 26 inside the Mall of America’s Rainforest Cafe in Minnesota.

John and Mack Mezzapelle pose for a photo Dec. 30 in front of the Trulli Houses in Alberobello, Italy.

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Guy Hrushka jumps into a pool during vacation on Umina Beach Dec. 16 near Sydney, Australia.

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Carter, Lynn, Cooper and Curt Hayes pose for a photo Nov. 21 in Greece.

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Have fun with the locals Shrove Monday Parade

Mon, Mar 3 Mainz, City center Experience the highlight of Rhineland-Palatinate’s carnival season: The Rosenmontagsumzug in Mainz. Starting at 11.11 a.m., more than 9,000 costumed carnival fans will entertain you with decorated floats on a 7 kilometer route through the city center. Since 1838, the parade is annual and one of the biggest carnival parades in Germany. For more info see www.mainz.de

EVENTS SIRO-A: A visual show Tue, Feb 25 Saarbrücken, Garage Don’t miss a one-of-a-kind experience, the “Technodelic Visual Show” performed by the Japanese group SIRO-A at the Garage in Saarbrücken on February 25 from 8 p.m. The show combines elements of technology, electronic beats and visual effects and is deemed to be the Japanese answer to the “Blue man group.” For more info and tickets from €33.85, see www.eventim.de. Altweiberfasching Thu, Feb 27 Niederkirchen, Westpfalzhalle Don’t miss the annual Altweiberfasching (old women’s carnival) in the Westpfalzhalle in Niederkirchen on February 27, starting at 7 p.m. Celebrated for more than 20 years now, this event still lures lots of visitors. A live band will ensure a good party mood and great music to dance to. This year’s motto is “Alice in Wonderland.” A tip for you: Only wear a tie that night if you can handle a crowd of women wanting to cut it off! For more info in German see www.sgnm.de or visit the event’s Facebook page.

Carnival disco party Fri, Feb 28 Saarbrücken, Ratskeller Take part in the legendary carnival party “Saarhexe” (Saar Witch) in the restaurant Ratskeller in Saarbrücken on February 28, starting at 7.11 p.m. In the unique atmosphere of the vaulted cellar, the costumed carnival fans can enjoy a great music mix of the best songs from the swinging sixties to the greatest hits of today. Admission is free before 9.11 p.m. For more info in German, see www.ratskeller-saarbruecken.de. Carnival Parade Sun, Mar 2 Alzey, city center Starting in the Bahnhofstrasse, Alzey’s traditional carnival parade will lead through the city center on March 2 from 2:11 p.m. Wonderfully decorated wagons and costumed dance and music groups will present local clubs and associations while handing out sweets to children and adults. For more info contact the city at 06731-4950 or visit the German website www.alzey.de.

speaking tour through the zoo at 7 p.m. And then, at 8 p.m., you can watch how the huge snakes, the anaconda Anna and the python Albert, enjoy their dinner. If you purchase a day ticket, the show is included. Admission for a night ticket from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. is €10.50 for adults and €5.50 for kids. For more info in German see www.reptilium.de. Pfennigbasar Fri, Mar 7 – Sun, Mar 9 Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau The annual Pfennigbasar, organized by the German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern, will take place from March 7 to 9 in the event hall of the Gartenschau. The association is looking for donations in the form of toys, books, and clothes etc, all in good condition. The proceeds of this event will be donated to local charity projects. Market hours are Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info contact the organizer at 0157-73408463.

Luxembourg on March 4 at 7 p.m. After a four year break the band is back with the new album “Save Rock And Roll.” For more info and tickets from €34, see www.atelier.lu. SPORTS Donnersberg run Sat, Feb 22 Steinbach, Bürgerhaus The annual “Donnersberglauf” is hosted by the sports club LC Donnersberg on February 22. Starting point is the Bürgerhaus (community center) in Steinbach at 3 p.m. From there the 7.2 kilometer trail leads uphill finishing at the Ludwigsturm viewing tower at the summit of Donnersberg Mountain. Runners have to cope with an altitude difference of 418 meters. For registrations see www.lc-donnersberg.de or contact 06352-1712

Fall Out Boy Tue, Mar 4 Luxembourg, Rockhal The American Pop Punk Rock band Fall Out Boy will play live at the Rockhal in

Euro Dance Festival Wed, Mar 5 – Sun, Mar 9 Rust, Europa-Park Don’t miss Europe’s biggest dance festival from March 5 to 9 in the theme park Europa-Park in Rust. About 400 dance workshops for Salsa, hip hop, tango, break-dance and many more will be offered as well as fantastic shows by the Tanzschule Gutmann. More details at www.euro-dance-festival.com.

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Reptile Feeding Show Thu, Mar 6 Landau, Reptilium An exciting event is waiting for you and your family at the Reptilium (reptile zoo) in Landau on March 6: live reptile feeding! The night starts with a German-


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February Mark Your Calendar 2014 Events

» World-renowned concert pianist Marvin Goldstein plays “Love Songs of the 20th Century” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Free tickets can be collected at the officers’ and enlisted clubs’ service windows. All ranks are welcome. » The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern is looking for donations for its annual Pfennig Bazaar scheduled to take place in March. Clean clothes, household goods, toys, books, appliances and music media are needed. Mattresses, furniture, skis, ski boots, suitcases, curtains and large items won’t be accepted. Drop-off location is on Hackstrasse 4 to 6 in Kaiserslautern. Drop-off times are from 9 a.m. to noon today and Saturday. For more information, call Martina Anctil at 0157-73408463 or visit www.gaiwc.com. » The Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Bowl-AThon will take place at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Ramstein Bowling Center. Cost is $12 per person, $60 per team. To reserve lanes, contact Master Sgt. Raymond Ford at Raymond. ford.1@us.af.mil. » KMC Onstage presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The story follows the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, capturing the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence, their fear, their hope, their laughter and their grief. Show dates: 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 1, and 7 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2 and March 9. Reservations can be made via Webtrac, by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626, or by visiting KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. » Armed Forces Entertainment presents comedians Charlie’s Angels at 10 p.m. Feb. 28 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. There is no registration required for this free event. Doors open at 9 p.m. This event is open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and older. » The Ramstein Elementary School PTA hosts the Asian & Antique Furniture Auction March 1 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 extraordinary event is open to all ID card holders. 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 RES PTA to support school activities and enrichment programs benefiting all RES students. » The Action Fraction Square Dance Club Kaiserslautern will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. March 17 and 24 at Pizzeria Franco, Keltenweg 43, 67663 Kaiserslautern. For details, call Fran Hernandez at 0171-282-1605 or Eva Kaye at 0631-355-3306. » KMC Onstage will hold open auditions for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. March 18 and 19 in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. Needed: a large mixed cast of up to 23 actors. Auditions are open to everyone and no previous experience is required. Material will be available at the audition for cold reading. Scripts will be available to check out in advance. For details, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.


» The National Contract Management Association presents its lunch and lecture series, featuring Franklin Carey, business operations group chief for the Defense Contract Management Agency Europe, and Ernest Wang, branch manager for the Defense Contract Audit Agency Europe, at 11:30 a.m. today at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Lunch will be available at the club’s buffet with presentations starting at noon. » The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern will hold their playgroup meeting 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday. Join parents from other cultures and enjoy a coffee together while children play and hear other languages. The fee for each playdate is €2 to cover facility costs. For more information contact Beatriz Jimenez at playgroup@gaiwc.com or 0172-7043585, or visit the GAIWC website at www. gaiwc.com.


» The 86th Force Support Squadron will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein. FSS has non-appropriated funds jobs in the child development center, school age program and youth center. Interested applicants should pre-apply on NAFjobs.org. For more information and to find out about documents requested, call the human resources office at 480-2672 or 06371-47-2672, or visit www.86fss.com.

Chapel News

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

Baumholder Events

» Men, come enjoy a night of food, casino games and music at the BOSS Vegas Night at 7 p.m. Saturday. This fun Las Vegas themed event will give male Soldiers and civilians in the community an opportunity to come together and have a great time while promoting Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention. There will be an opportunity to win prizes, but no actual money will be exchanged. For details, call BOSS at 485-6228 or 06783-6-6228. » Get into the spirit of Mardi Gras with Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)! The Venetian Mardi Gras Party will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the dining facility on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8544. The night will include Cajun food, dancing, games, masks, beads and boas! Semi-formal dress attire is requested. Cost is $25 per person after today or at the door. This event is open to Soldiers and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, contact 4858298/7339 or 06783-6-8298/7339. » Enjoy Hilltop Theater’s spin on the lovable classic “Annie.” Follow the tale of a fiery young orphan as she tries to escape a miserable orphanage with the help of a wealthy fellow. Show dates: 7 p.m., March 21 to 23 and 28 to 30. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Call 485-7244 or 0678367244.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

MONDAY » Pre-separation briefing: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., A&FRC » Interview skills workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC » USO downtown KL tour: 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Retiring in Germany (RAO): 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Deployed Family Event, “Health and Wellness for Families” (86th MDG): 5 to 7 p.m., CASF building FEB. 28 » Leadership key spouse training: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., A&FRC » MFLC Lunch and Learn “Life and Balance”: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » HeartLink: 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., A&FRC » EFMP movie night: 6 to 8 p.m., KMCC movie theater

Military Saves Campaign 2014

» Tuesday to March 1. The campaign kick-off event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the KMCC food court. A series of financial workshops, classes, advertisements, articles, emails, AFN radio promotional events and informational literature will be provided. Take the Saver’s Pledge by visiting www.militarysaves.org, pledging to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time and to help others do the same. For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100.


RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER: » Just for Kids Ages 9 to 12: Clubs R Us! Make the most of your afternoons at the Ramstein Youth Center. Check out the game rooms, gym, tech lab and art studio. CLUBS FOR FEBRUARY ARE: EVERY DAY » Fast Fun from 3 to 3:30 p.m.; Super Scholar Power Hour/Homework Help, 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Member’s Choice Sports Spectacular, 4 to 5 p.m.; Artist Studio, 3:30 to 5 p.m. MONDAY » Planet Earth, Artist of the Month, Video Editing, Weaving TUESDAY » Backstage, IIIG, Artist of the Month, Video Editing WEDNESDAY » Cavegirl Cooking, Basketball, Oil Painting, Digital Arts Festival, Torch Club

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THURSDAY » Girls Fun, Watercolors, Digital Arts Festival, Epic Dudes FRIDAY » Smart Girls, Music Makers, Sketching, Digital Arts Festival, Fitness Friday spaces are limited, register online today at www.86fss.com under the “Families” tab and Youth Programs. TORCH CLUB » Developing character and citizenship through service learning and leadership. Join this great club to make a difference and learn to be a leader. LOOKING FOR YOUNG SHUTTERBUGS » Ages 6 to 18 needed. Submit your best photos for the 2014 KMC photography exhibit. Photos are due to Ramstein or Vogelweh youth centers March 7. Categories are: 1. Culture and Tradition: Depicting the events, activities, stories and social gatherings that make up our world. These photographs might show the daily life of a family or the traditions or emerging trends that define a group. 2. Surroundings: These photographs depict our physical surroundings, whether it’s natural beauty or the streets outside. 3. Portraits: Portraits are a representation of a person or people in which the facial expression is predominant, providing insight into personality, mood and style. 4. “One of a Kind” Photograph with Essay or Poem: Photographs should answer the question “What makes someone or something one of a kind?” and be submitted with an essay or poem written by the photographer. Length not to exceed one page. ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE, CARNIVAL, MARCH 15: » Join Ramstein Youth Programs for a festive parade, free carnival with performances, games and activities. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at the instructional facility, Bldg. 1023, and ends at the Ramstein Youth Center, Bldg. 428. Contest: Decorate a wagon, buggy, stroller or bike. Winner of the contest receives credit toward instructional classes. Call 06371-47-6444 for more information or to register for the parade.

Health and Wellness Center MONDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 10 a.m. » Healthy eating class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. TUESDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe station: 2 to 3 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Heart Smart: 10 to 11 a.m. » Running clinic: 1 to 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m.

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» Tobacco Cessation 2: noon to 1 p.m. » BodPod walk-in hours: 2 to 3 p.m. FEB. 28 » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Tuesday, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. Starting March 4, orientation will be the first Tuesday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at LRMC. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 4792098 or 06371-46-2098. » 1-2-3 MAGIC: March 5, 12, 19, 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. Learn to turn the challenges of raising children into opportunities for growth. Learn basic strategies to help guide children’s behavior and encourage success. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Medical Group

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


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

Military Family Life Consultants

» MFLCs are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179.

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

Performing arts

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

Tickets cost €22. • The band Ost+Front presents German metal and rock, 8 p.m. March 7. Tickets cost €20. • Thees Uhlmann & Band present pop rock, 8 p.m. March 8. Tickets cost €26. • Pauline Ngoc presents French chansons and pop of the 1970s, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €15. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and guitar player José Maria Gallardo del Rey present “Capriccio Espagnol” with works by Antonìn Dvorák, Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel Penella Moreno, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12 to €25. • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and soprano singer Sophia Christine Brommer present “Opera! Opera!” with works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Guiseppe Verdi, 1 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €21 with lunch and €12 without lunch. For tickets or for more information, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The Band Ruppert Spielt presents acoustic rock, pop and reggae, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €7.50. For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de. Theodor-Zink-Museum, Steinstrasse 48, Kaiserslautern: • Double-bass player Jaspar Libuda

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A Moment of Now The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents jazz vocalist Victoria Tolstoy and jazz pianist Jacob Karlzon from Sweden at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €27. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

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Dance performance at Pfalztheater The Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern presents “Der Pagodenprinz,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Benjamin Britten, at 8 p.m. today, March 8 and April 17. For details and tickets, call the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information Office at 0631-365-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

performs 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €8. For more information, visit www.theodor-zink-museum.de Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken, Burgherrenhalle: • Forever Queen, the ultimate tribute by Queen Mania, 8 p.m. March 15. For tickets, visit www. ResetProduction.de or call 01805-288244. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • The Austrian brass band da Blechhauf’n presents a diversified program with marches, pop, polka, jazz and classical music, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €22 to €28. Visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Rock Me Amadeus,” the big Falco show, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. Otterberg Stadthalle: • Chamber music concert with the U.S. Army Europe Band & Chorus, 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Saturday Night Fever,” a musical by Bill Oaks, Robert Stigwood and the Bee Gees, runs through April 27. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Werther,” an opera by Jules Massenent, in French, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “Liebe in schwarz-weiss,” a ballet by Marguerite Donlon, 6 p.m. March 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 22.

For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Falstaff,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • “Tracing Isadora,” a ballet by Dominique Dumais, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de or call 0621-1680-150.


• Elschbach (BruchmühlbachMiesau), community hall, Am Weiher 2, carnival party, 8 p.m. Thursday. • Kaiserslautern, Edith-Stein-Haus, Engelsgasse 1, Fasching party with DJ Freddy Blauth, 8 p.m. March 1. • Erfenbach, Kreuzsteinhalle, masquerade ball with party band No Problem, 8 p.m. March 1. • Mackenbach, Bürgerhalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. March. 2. • Hohenecken, school gym, children’s Fasching party, 2:30 p.m. March 3.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Torfstrasse 10, Thursdays. • Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 1.

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Men, beware of women Thursday! by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Thursday is one of the highlights of the Fasching season. “Altweiberfasching,” or old women’s Fasching, is a day specifically reserved for females and a day when men should beware of women. Altweiberfasching is always observed the Thursday before Rose Monday. Traditionally, females dress as old women or witches. Women meet in the morning, walk down the streets, sing songs and, in some towns, they storm the town halls. The women constantly look for victims — men wearing ties. As soon as they see a man with a tie — on the street, in a store, in an office — they get out a pair of scissors and “attack” the man, cutting off his tie. Depending on the area in which the tie cutting is performed, the woman might ask the man to either buy her a drink or lose the tie, or she cuts the tie and kisses the man. Women are allowed to act crazy that day and have fun without their “better halves.” The tradition of women participating in Fasching goes back to the 15th century when, during sermons, priests would complain about the exchange of clothes between women and men. In 1558, the city council of Überlingen at Lake Constance was forced to prohibit women’s Fasching celebrations in female taverns and dormitories because women would behave “indecently.” But the women referred to their female rights, such as drinking and dancing during specific Fasching days. Altweiberfasching also marks the

status of women in the 15th and 16th centuries. During this time, wives had well-defined rights, since they were the budget keepers. During the crazy season, they sat in judgment of other women who didn’t clean the house or didn’t take care of the children. Later, in several towns in Southern Germany, it became customary to sit in judgment of men. Women usually met in the conference rooms of town halls, an in honor of this, women today still “storm” town halls on Altweiberfasching as a way to take control and become fully liberated as on no other day. In the 17th century, in the Münstertal valley in the Alsace area in France, women walked through the streets with a decorated billygoat, which symbolized fertility, and a horse carrying two kegs of wine. Men weren’t even allowed to observe this procedure from their windows. If a man risked entering a tavern where females celebrated, he was captured or his hat was taken away from him. Only by buying wine did he get it back. In Köln, which is one of the main locations to celebrate Altweiberfasching and street carnival, women started protesting against the male government in the 1880s. The three most important people of Fasching in Köln — the prince, the peasant and the virgin, who actually is a man dressed like a woman — officially open Köln’s street carnival. During the opening session, the lord mayor calls out the official carnival shout “Kölle Alaaf.” Now it’s up to the women to start their hunt. In Ramstein-Miesenbach, at 11:11 a.m. Thursday, women in disguise

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ABOVE: Women tie the men working in the town hall around the fountain and don’t let them loose until the pay a fee. BELOW: Witches come out on Altweiberfasching looking for men with ties.

will storm the Rathaus (town hall) and capture men. They will take the men outdoors and tie them to the “Narrenbrunnen,” or fool’s fountain. Then, the “Altweiber” will cut the men’s ties and, for the fee of at least €1.11, captives will be set free again. Traditionally, women who cut ties that day hang them up as trophies. And men don’t always notice the attack on time, because it’s not necessarily just women in disguise who do it, but also

normally dressed females at work. Ramstein-Miesenbach’s culture center, Haus des Bürgers, will host an Altweiber Fasching party at 8 p.m. with the band Habachtlaer and DJ Andy. Tickets cost €10. The Altweiberfasching event in Niederkrichen’s Westpfalzhalle will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday.This year’s motto is “Ällis im Wunderland.” The band The Candies will perform. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost €10. Another Altweiberfasching dance party will start at 8 p.m. Thursday in Erfenbach’s Kreuzsteinhalle. The dance and party band Favorits will perform. Tickets cost €10. The Kaiserslautern Carnival Club will start its event at 7 p.m. at its club house, An der Kalause, in Kaiserslautern (next to the Gartenschau office).

Pay attention to your infant’s oral hygiene by Tech. Sgt. Jessica McNabb 86th Dental Squadron Glorious day! A baby is on the way. So much to do and so little time to do it. There are checklists for everything, so you should be good to go, right? Make sure oral hygiene is on your little bundle of joy’s checklist. That’s right. As soon as they get those pearly whites, you need to be prepared to take care of them. More than 40 percent of children have cavities by the time they reach kindergarten. Early childhood cavities are 32 times more likely to occur in infants who consume a high sugar diet and whose parents have not been taught proper oral hygiene methods. Cavities in baby teeth can affect children’s growth, which result in significant pain and poten-

tially life-threatening infection, and diminish overall quality of life. Did you know cavities are considered a disease? They are a chronic, infectious and transmissible disease that can easily be prevented with proper oral health care. Your family dentist has all of the information you need, but here are some helpful hints to start you off. One thing most parents do not think about is the transmission or passing of cavity-causing bacteria between mother and baby or even between siblings. Something so small as drinking from a sibling’s cup or cleaning off a pacifier with your mouth can transfer the bacteria to the baby. Avoiding saliva-sharing behaviors can help prevent early childhood cavities. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, every baby should get a dental exam from

a dentist or qualified health care professional by 6 months of age. This initial assessment should evaluate their risk of developing oral diseases of soft and hard tissues, including a cavity-risk assessment, provide education on infant oral health, and evaluate and optimize fluoride exposure. Good oral hygiene techniques should start as soon as you see that first baby tooth. Cleaning the teeth as soon as they erupt with a soft toothbrush or wash rag will help reduce bacteria buildup. Tooth brushing should be performed for children by a parent twice daily, using a soft toothbrush of ageappropriate size up to the age of at least 6. Ramstein’s chief of pediatric dentistry, Col. John Kersey, said he believes a good rule of thumb is See Oral Hygiene, next page

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The main culprit of cavities in infants is the night time bottle. It is the root cause of for children to have direct supervision each infant tooth decay. time they brush their teeth until the child Night time bottle feeding with juice, can tie his or her own shoelaces. There repeated use of a sippy or no-spill cup, and should be no eating or drinking anything but frequent in-between meal consumption of water after the evening brushing and rinssugar-containing snacks or drinks (i.e. juice, ing. Flossing should be started when you formula, soda) increase the risk of cavities. notice the teeth start touching each other When you are asleep your mouth gets very or you can’t properly clean the teeth with dry. Any fluids given at night will then sit on a toothbrush. Brushing with fluoridated the teeth, feeding the bacteria in the mouth toothpaste and flossing by the parent are which may cause cavities if not removed. important to help get rid of food and reduce High-sugar practices start early, by 12 plaque. months of age, and are usually maintained Some parents are very cautious about the throughout early childhood. The American consumption of fluoride. Fluoride is imporAcademy of Pediatrics has recommended tant to all tooth-bearing children and should children 1 through 6 years of age consume Courtesy photo be given to each with the special considerno more than four to six ounces of fruit juice Children to have direct supervision each time they brush their teeth until the child per day, from a cup (not a bottle or covered ation of their unique needs. can tie his or her own shoelaces. Fluoride is found naturally in foods we cup) and as part of a meal or snack. eat every day, and the use of fluoride for the preven- approved fluoridated toothpaste, evidenced by the In a nutshell, make sure you are informed about tion and control of cavities is documented to be both ADA seal, should be used twice a day. In children brushing and flossing your children’s teeth and safe and effective. Here is a rule of thumb when try- ages 2 to 5, a “pea-size” amount is recommended. proper diet. Provide proper oral hygiene practices ing to figure out how much fluoridated toothpaste If you have any questions or concerns, check with and you will ensure a better quality of life for your to use. In children under the age of 2, a “smear” your pediatric dental provider. children. Give them their best shot at a happy denor “skid mark” of American Dental Association One last thing that should be addressed is diet. tal life. Oral Hygiene, from Page 32

Free Throw Championship

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

Unit-level volleyball sign-ups

Units wishing to participate in a unit-level volleyball tournament must sign up before Thursday. There will be a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. March 5 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 172. The tournament will take place at 6 p.m. March 17 at the Miesau Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. There will be awards for the first, second and third place teams. This is open to all service members and Department of Defense employees, 18 and over. For details or to sign up, contact Quinton Floyd at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087, or quinton.floyd.civ@mail.mil.

International match

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

‘Color Me Green’ 5K

Put on your best green gear and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the “Color Me Green” 5K Fun Run/Walk March 15 beginning at the Landstuhl Fitness Center. Registration takes place from 8 to 9:30 a.m., a safety briefing will be held at 9:45, and the run begins at 10. Runners must be in place no later than 9:30 a.m. Open to all ID cardholders. Pets are welcome on a leash. The course is stroller friendly, but not suitable for roller blades. Entry fee is $5. For details, call 493-2086 or 0631-3406-2086.

Umpires needed

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools baseball and softball season is just around the corner and there is a shortage of experienced umpires in Europe. Umpires in Germany cover every DODDS school in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and they have an unusually high number of turnover from this past season due to umpires PCSing. There will be a high school baseball

clinic starting at 9 a.m. March 8 at the Ramstein Southside Gym Annex. It will cover rules changes for 2014 and points of interest, then will transition to a field clinic at around noon. If interested, email Andy Benton at gabuldawg@yahoo. com or Sergio Jaquez at cardiac2u911@yahoo.com.

Push-up challenge

A B-24 Memorial Push-Up challenge will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. March 28 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center annex. The event is to raise funds to build a memorial commemorating the 70th anniversary of the B-24 crash of “Our Love” in Macedonia Aug. 26, 1944. To register and volunteer, contact Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman at 480-6558 or B24memorial@gmail. com.

Softball tryouts

The Ramstein Lady Rams varsity (slow pitch) softball tryouts will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 13 on the softball field behind Southside Fitness Center. To try out, you must be an ID card holder and 18 years or older. For more information, call Linda Poe at 479-4221.

YogaFit training

Do you want to become a certified yoga instructor? YogaFit training is coming to your area. Level 1 Training will be held April 7 and 8; YogaFit for Balancing Mood will be held April 10 and 11; YogaFit for Warriors will be held April 12 and 13. All workshops will take place at the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. Receive a discount by registering one month prior to the scheduled training date. Cost is $399 if you sign up early, $429 for regular sign-up, and $459 for late sign-up (seven days or less before training date). Register for all three workshops and save $150 when you enter the code “WARRIOR13” during checkout. To register, contact info@yogafit.com or 888-786-3111. Find out more at yogafit.com.

Instructor wanted

SKIESUnlimited is searching for a gymnastics instructor to teach children, ages 3 and up. Sessions will include pre-level gymnastics and tumbling. For details, call Shay Berchtold at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412 or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

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NOW SHOWING Editor’s note: Schedules and synopses are provided by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Movie times and dates are subject to change by the individual theaters. Please check with the theater to ensure accuracy.

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Apt in Mehlbach, Pferchstr. 9,2 floors, bright, 160sqm liv space, 1st floor:2br, new BIK, lrg bath, corner bathtub, closet, lg balcony;2nd floor: lrg liv rm 70sqm, fireplace, modern renovated, guest WC, storage, attic, garage or park spot €900 + €150 heat + €30 p. p. water + €15 trash (garage €40) 0179-5049750 or 01736313-419


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Quiet & gated Apt in Ramstein. 84sqm, ground floor, 2BR, big liv rm, BIK, bath, storage rm, terrace, garage. €730 all incl except electr (meter). 2min walk to train station. Avail mid Jan Call: 0171-3676126

! Erzenhausen 10min to RAB 120sqm 3BR wlk-in-closet, liv/ din, firepl, BIK, 2baths, oil-heat, yard, no pets 1073.-€ 01757709141

Ramstein Center: 3 bedroom Apprtm., 1 ½ bathr., livingr, BiK, Balcony off street parking Available now € 750,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, tel. 01704116990 Info-land stuhl@remax.de

livrm, new bik, pets welcome, walk in closet. 1 month deposit. No realtor fee. 06381-4280293 or 0175 20111390157-30883821

Bungalow, 30 km to KL, 160 sqm, 4rms, bik, 2bath, fire place, terr, garden, double garage. 017665686716

Civ. Army. Pers./Contractors!! Brand new, high end FSH in exclusive area of K'Town, architecturally designed city villa, 175sqm, best of everything, rent 1600 euros incl. garage, Av. mid-March, !! 5 min to RAB, €1900. House Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or 265sqm, big yard, 7BR, 2.5baths, kka.immobilien@icloud.com

Comfort House in KottweilerSchwanden. High class equippment. 140sqm, 7rms, bik, 3 parking spots, balcony, big terrace. 10min Ramstein, 240sqm, €680+utl+1 month dep. Avail 15 6BDR, 3baths, pets ok, yard, March. 0152-29680795 2garages, 1min to school bus Duplex 120sqm Mehlingen Frostop, ask for red.fee, rent ehnerhof 3BR livrm dinrm BIK Ramstein City apartment for €1650,01726823232 1.5bath cpks yard 10min RAB iderent, 5 min.to Air Base.4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, li- 5 min to RAB. Opportunity w/ flair al for single €840 +util 06303ving room, balcony, parking for large family or flat sharing 9998405 or 0176-78483490 place.825€rent plus utilitys, con- community. 10BR, 10 baths, 2 Duplex built 1998 in Niederstautact 015787158242 or guestrm+baths, BIK, wintergar- fenbach, 12km to RAB quiet area, den, €2900. No finders fee. Call 06371770966 outskirts of town, 130sqm 6rms Gunther 0151-23555081

Ramstein close to RAB 4rms BIK bath approx 96sqm garden balc park slot €600+€180utl monthly in advance Call 0171-9388747

66892 Bruchmühlbach, 6BR, 3.5baths, garage, 220sqm, gas heating, yard and terrace. €1570+util. Avail now. 063635481 or 0171-7859082

2baths storage rm sep WC closeable garage oil central heating sep entrance €950+utl Avail now Call: 06381-7378 or 015781987787

Elschbach, Duplex, new building, 160sqm, 2BR, studio, BIK, Ramstein, 3bedr, 1liv, 1 3/4bath, Available with GP Residences: 1.5 bath, fire place, floor heat. balc, BIK, basement, 105sqm, Modern Miesenbach House, 4 Housing proved. €1160. €660+ util + €30 garage, no pets, BR, 2 bath, nice bik, large liv/din 01776258351 Tel. 06371-57871 or martina-ficht room, yard, garage, storage, €1,140. Nice House in Kindsbach, Enjoy living in this spacious, very ner@web.de Schönenberg, Apartment, 194Sqm, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 2 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Features: Basement, Yard, Garage, 950€, 0171-4269249 or www.bs-renting.de, schlemmer@ fruchtgummiladen.de

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Schwedelbach, 1BR, 1liv/dinrm, BIK, bath, terrace, 66sqm, washrm, parking space. €435 + util. 06371-404202 or 01706173410 Studio apt, first occupation, livrm

facebook.com/MilitaryinGermany w/ bik, bath, 1br, entry hall, stora-

Gasthaus Gerlach Genuss & Gemütlichkeit Tasteful and stylish dining! Looking for somewhere new to dine in style? 'ĂƐƚŚĂƵƐ 'ĞƌůĂĐŚ Žī ĞƌƐ Ă ǀĂƌŝĞĚ ĂŶĚ ĐƌĞĂƟ ǀĞ ŵĞŶƵ ʹ ĨƌŽŵ ^ƚĞĂŬ ͣZĞĚ Ğǀŝů͞ ƚŽ ͣ&ƌŝĚĂLJ &ŝƐŚ͞ ʹ ǁŝƚŚ ƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐ ĨŽƌ Ăůů ƚĂƐƚĞƐ ĂŶĚ ĨŽƌ Ăůů ƚŚĞ ĨĂŵŝůLJ͘ Ăůů ŶŽǁ ƚŽ ƌĞƐĞƌǀĞ LJŽƵƌ ƚĂďůĞ͘ tĞ ůŽŽŬ ĨŽƌǁĂƌĚ ƚŽ ǁĞůĐŽŵŝŶŐ LJŽƵ ŝŶ ŽƵƌ ƚƌĂĚŝƟ ŽŶĂů 'ƵĞƐƚŚŽƵƐĞ͘

germ, park spot. For single person. €490+util+deposit. 063721586 (from 9 a.m. to noon)

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3 Bedrooms, 1.5 baths, bik, liv/din rm, yard, double garage, quiet location €760.00. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131-878 to set up for an appointment, or email gpresidences@gmx.net

Beautiful FSH in Weilerbach, 248 Sqm, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, BIK, 1 Liv./Din. room, attic, patio, garage, gas heat, fire place, floor heating, pets negotiable, rent 1900,00 EUR (incl. garage & chimney sweep). Available 1. March 2014.For more info please call 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com. View more houses on www.gibill pay.com/realestate

Eulenbis/Weilerbach approx 360sqm House 5BR 2livrm, 3full baths 2BIK, lrg yard, garden w/ fruit trees, fireplace, sun terrace, Brandnew Kaiserslautern. Dplx balconies, dbl garage, beautif house. Very luxury. 6 Bedroom, 2 view, avail now! 1800€ +util Tel: balcony, bik, attic, trrace, small 06371-51375 or 0173-6640836

yard, floor-heating (very economic heating system warm pump). Garage, available Form March 1st. Please mail mbissinger@ MSN.com. No Finders Fee



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modern and luxurious freestanding home. 291 m², 3 BR, 2.5 Baths, Liv/Din-room, Studio, Fenced yard, Double garage, Floor-Heating, Pets neg., Avail: Feb. 15, 2014. Rent: 2212 Euro + 100 Euro garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com . For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate

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Freestanding house. Ramstein School. 10 minutes to RAB.255 sqm, 6 bedroom, 2,5 bathroom, attic, fireplace, floor-heating, bik, balcony, terrace, fenced Yard. No Finders Fee. rent 1,920 € .Please contact : mbissinger@msn.com or 016090727661 FSH Landstuhl: classic german freestanding home on beautiful wooded property, completely newly-renovated with the highest quality materials with no costs spared. 140sqm, 3 bedrooms, 2 modern luxury bathrooms, designer built-in kitchen with pantry and terrace, dining room, huge living room with bay windows, high quality wooded floors, terrace, balconies, attic, 65sqm basement, gorgeous yard, double garage, available now, housing approved, rent 1125 euros+ut. Call Melinda 0172 6855976 or kka.immobi lien@icloud.com

Hauptstuhl: Very private 3BR house, nice garden, garage.Rent Price €1300.-- Please call 0160 3807277 Dreamhomes 4U in Landstuhl Steinwenden, 1FSH, big garden, garage, 160sqm, 5 min to RAB. €1250+util. 015221615388

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House for Rent, Duplex, 147Sqm, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Features: Fireplace, Terracee and Garden and Carplace. Available now. incl.. samall Apartment 1ZKB. Pets are welcome, €1160.+ 70.- utilities, g_temme@arcor.de

House in Kollweiler, Freestanding House, Sqm, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1/1 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Fireplace, Pantry, Basement, Yard, Garage, no pets. Call 063851483 or 01604317685, €1400, dori seberts@aol.com House in Schrollbach, Freestanding House, 180Sqm, 6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/Dining Room, Features: Basement, Yard, €1000, 01712360425

Kaiserslautern American Landstuhl-Melkerei:Great Duplex. 3BR/2BA, Garage, Garden.Rent Price € 1000,-- Please call 0160 3807277 RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4U in Landstuhl Mackenbach, Villa, 332Sqm, 5Bedr.3Bathr.Liv-Dinr., BIK, laundry, attic, patio, fenced yard, garage, avail.04.Febr., month rent 2.690.-€ + util, RMImmobilien@tonline.de or 06374-915430 Nanzdietschweiler, 1fam house, in good cond, garage, BIK, 1.5baths, 6 rms, terr. For rent or sale. 0179-7950146 or 06374914373 Nice Duplex-Half in Kusel, 180 m², 3 BR, 1.5 Baths, BIK, Liv-DinRoom, Storage, In-Law-Suite, Garage, Yard, 2 Balconies, Pets neg., Avail: March 1, 2014, Rent: 1080 Euro incl. garage +util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com. For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate

House, 220sqm, 1200sqm property, terrace, family rm, dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, private patio area in the back. Very quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgate, €1600 +util. w/option to buy. Avail now. Call Owner 06364175436 Nice freest. House, 160Sqm, 4 Huge luxury FSH: 10 mins from Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/ Ramstein, 260sqm, 5 bedrooms, Dining Room, BIK, Features: Ba3 bathrooms, studio loft, BIK, offi- sement, Yard, Garage, 15 min to ce, storage, laundry, open plan li- RAB, nice yard, terrace, pets alloving/dining area, huge terrace wed 0176/41565635, €1100, with outdoor grill, beautiful yard, dirknagel76@gmx.de garage and carport, radiant floor heating, electric rolladens, highspeed internet, gas heating, sauna+fitnessroom, housing approved, landstuhl school district, av. now. 2060 euros+ut. Ph Melinda 0172 6855976 or kka.immobili en@icloud.com

Hütschenhausen: 6 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., basement, doublegarage, patio, yard, 1.460,--€ + util www.agra-Im mobilien.de 06371-57656 Kaiserslautern City: 3 bedroom apartment., bath, built-in.kit., living-diningrm., 600,-- € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Kaiserslautern Erlenbach, semi detached house of 177 sqm living space, 4 bedr, Bik, patio, guest toilet, garage, quiet area, for 1020 € + utils. Gas heating. Broadband internet avail. No finders fee. Call your realtor kurt on 0170-9966359 or email rodehorst@abaco-wein strasse.de Kaiserslautern: Free standing house, for rent as single unit, but includes 2 apartments. 185 sqm, recently renovated, with two car garage, additional indoor/outdoor parking, 5 bdr, 2 bath, big balcony, € 1.450,-- + util. I.B.u.Immobilienservice Thomas Sourißeaux 06374 995 694 Thomas.sx@t-onli ne.de Kaiserslautern-Siegelbach: large modern home, 225sqm, 5 bed, 3 bath, BIK, fireplace, radiant floor heating, garage, €1650+ut. Av. end Feb. Call Melinda 0172/ 6855976 or kka.immobilien@ic loud.com Kottweiler, open built Mediterranean Style Duplex (200m2) BIK, wooden floors 3 bedr.Studio 2,5 bathr, huge Backyard with shed. €1500. Pls call for appointment 0151-43265103

Nice house in a quiet area for rent.It has three floors on 200qm².1 livingroom, BIK, 3 furnitured bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, party room, dressing room, a garage+2 driveways, big garden.No smoking, no pets!Avail. from 1st of March. 017684361090 Nice House in Vogelbach 10 min to RAB 4BR 2.5bath sauna wirlpool 260sqm gar €2080+utl no finders fee 06372-9958752 or 01631812650 Nice House in Weselberg, 10min RAB 5min LRMC 183sqm 4BR 2baths guest WC BIK lrg open liv/ dinrm, lrg terr & lrg garden carport. Ideal for kids! Call: 063071272 or 0151-19469063 or 01733020558 Nice Townhouse in Elschbach, close to Ramstein, Landstuhl and Miesau Bases, 3 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din room, modern style, verey good storage, one covered parking space, one off street parking space. yard, €1,070. Call 06372-8132 or 0162 4131 878. Otterbach Duplex, Fasanenstr. 6b, 4Bedrms, 3bathrms, Yard, Garage. Avail now. € 1180 + util 0177-5287922 Pretty FSH 7 bedrm approx over 300sqm & granny flat in Trippstadt, located in a cul-de sac and it has 3 garages. Rent incl the garages, before util is 2420 Euros per month. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel:06371-5940059

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Queidersbach: 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.350,-- € + til www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Ramstein 10 mins: modern freestanding house in Erzenhausen, spacious 270sqm, 4/5 bed, 3 bath, walk-in closet, BIK+pantry, huge studio loft, storage, radiant floor heating, large patio and low maintenance yard, big garage, €1685+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@ icloud.com

Semi-detached house Schoenberg-Kuebelberg, terrace, lawn, 4 bedrooms, living/dining room, kitchen, pantry, €1.100,- Weber Wolfgang 06373-3604

Wonderful renovated single fam home close to Vogelweh and less than 15 min to RAB - About 300sqm liv sp, 5 bedrms, 2.5 bath large, open liv/din, beautiful builin kit, huge studio, private patio Spesbach: 6 bedr., 3 bath, living- and back yard and a garage. The diningm, built-in-kit., patio, yard, rent is 2720E + garage.Pets on apgarage, 2.060,-- €+ util www.agra- proval.Doris Drewlow Immobilien, immobilien.de 06371-57656 Tel: 06371-5940059 Townhouse 5min Kaiserslautern 5Rms BIK 1.5bath 170sqm 300sqm-yard terr balc garage nice area 15min RAM 0173-3683830 Very nice spacious freestanding 2 story Sand House, 15 min to Ramstein and Landstuhl gates. 5 BR, 3 baths, nice bik with pantry, large living room, family room, balcony, patio, garage and off street parking, storage. Pictures available. House has lots of straight walls, ideal for tenants with lots of furniture. Rent negotiable. For appointments call 0171 204 0703 or email: gttschlk6@gmx.de.

Ramstein school district: comfortable home in Obermohr, 5 mins to Ramstein, 180sqm, 4 bed, 2 bath, studio loft, BIK, gas heating, garage, big balcony, no yard, €1180+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@ icloud.com Weilerbach - Erzenhausen 6 BR Ramstein school district: Free house, 280 SM, €2,100+util. No standing house with great view, 7 Fee 5BR, 2.5 Bath, large LR w/ bedrooms, 2,5 bath, big and open built in library, DR, BIK, +maids living/dining/kitchen, 2 car gara- room w/bath, Garage+carport, ge, € 2.200,-- + util., I.B.u.Immobi- balcony + covered patio, drapes/ lienservice Thomas Sourißeaux curtains throughout;pets OK Call 06374 995 694 Thomas.sx@t-onli Andreas at 0171-5410010 or LM at 06374-993619 or mail to andre ne.de as@werle-de.com Reichenbach-Steegen, sunny freestanding Home, 3bedrms, Weilerbach: Free standing houbik, 2.5 baths, living/diningrm, ter- se, 3 bedr., 1,5 bath, very nice kitrace, Yard, Garage , basement, chen and bath room, € 850,-- + pets allow, 120sqm, 850,--€+util, util., I.B.u.Immobilienservice ThoTel. 06371-914871 or 0171/ mas Sourißeaux 06374 995 694 7237861 Thomas.sx@t-online.de

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

February 21, 2014 FSH in Würzweiler, between Rockenhausen & Kirchheimbolanden, quiet area, 5BR, liv/dinrm, 2 bathrms, 2 guest WCs, 2 biks, garage, approx 1400sqm garden, incl separate building suitable for expansion w/ 3 garages. €130.000,00 obo. Call 06302-7556

Waldfischbach: 15 min. To Ktown or Landstuhl, rahter new 1FH, 3-4 bedr, 2 bathr, built in kitchen, livingroom, floor heated, full basement, 1.250 m² property, great view € 289.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, tel 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolf Liv gang.wiedmann@remax.de

Gorgeous House 209m² Space, 1065m² lot, 5 bedrms, liv/ diningroom, built-in kitchen, pantry, fam rm, 2 bath, sauna, entrance video security system, laundry rm, cov balcony, cov patio, outside BBQ, playground, garden house, workshop, own water well, totally fenced, gas heating. Avail. immediately 295000 Euro. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 063715940059

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! ! ! ! 1 & 2 BDR Luxury Temp Apts TLA/TDY in Ramstein. 100% equipped including TV, DVD, free Internet, washer/dryer, free calls to USA. reservation / questions call: 0151-46501528 / mail:info@ ramstein-tla.com / www.ramsteintla.com / www.facebook.de/ramsteintla

Income Property, 3-Fam-Home in 66903 Gries, completely rented, built 1997, 235 sqm liv. space, 879 sqm area, garden, washkitchen, 2 balc, terr., 6 prk. Close to Ramstein: almost 400 Sp., Price 270,000.00 Euro, Immo- !!!!!1-5 Bed luxury apts & houses sqm living, Built in kitchen, Li- bilien Müller & Schiering, E-Mail: for TLA/TDY personnel in Ramvingr, Diningr, 3 Bathr, 5-6 bedr., imas1000@web.de

Near Kaiserslautern: Large house, about 260 sqm, open floor plan, high quality interior, Built in kitchen, built in cabinets in bedrooms, Sauna, 2 Garages, large very private property € 380.000,-RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, tel Farm house w/ loft, new renova- 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolfgang.wiedmann@re ted, 330sqm. Main building, 8rms, max.de

stein, Mackenbach & Bruckmuehlbach. 2 minutes to RAB and short walk to shops & restaurants. 100% equipped, TV, AFN, English satalite, cable high speed internet. Free phone to USA and Europe, good library and movie selection. Pets welcome. Off street secured parking. Call Jennie, 01712679282. Email: luxuryapts09@ya hoo.com

Ramstein Bungalow 180 SQM, 4 bed room, 2.5 bath, guest Apt., fire place, garage, carport, garden, best location, sale 245000.€ call Realtor 0162-4747120, 0637117222

Apt Mackenbach 86sqm fully furn for 2Pers every add person €4 big liv/din big bath BIK terr garden carp. dishw dryer washer DSL TV DVD radio, etc. €30 per day all incl. 06374-6407

rather new home, 2 Garages 800 sqm property, sideroad € 388.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, tel 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolfgang.wiedmann@re max.de

BIK, 2bath €1200 rent income. Loft 130sqm e.g. for buyer to live in w/o private equity. 4000sqm property w/ stream course and big barn. €265000. No realtor fee. 06381-4280293 or 0175-2011139 or hansalbertgeil@yahoo.de

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Beautiful TLA House, www.beauti ful-tlf.jimdo.com, 5min to RAB, 4bedr, fullyfurnished, 0176/ 39755130 Landstuhl: 5***** Apartment, Apt No. 2, perfectly located and furnished Whirlpool, Steamshower, Dolby Surround, Boxspring beds www.ferienwohnungen-pech tel.de €90 info@ferienwohnungenpechtel.de


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Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. 2004 Pontiac Montana Minivan 109,000 mls blue color new tires/ front discs/pads/oil/filter change, rear ent DVD, capts chair seats, extended cab, rear park assist, remote keys, single owner, good condition $5800, mike.pontiff@ gmail.com

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Kaiserslautern and Landstuhl: Several STORAGE Buildings and OFFICE spaces available.RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, tel. 01704116990 Infolandstuhl@remax.de

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2006 AUDI A-8 Quattro! Super Clean!! Silver Color! Tan Leather! Great Service History! Long Wheel Base! Loaded! Navigation! Super Nice Ride! For More Information Contact Lawrence And Maria at (39) 3466494965 or Email mtjfriulana@googlemail.com Asking Price 17,000 Euro

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335D BMW 185 KM. Dark Blue with grey interior. Automatic and fully loaded minus GPS system. Converted to german specs. Comes with M3 front, rear and side spoiler sports package. Also comes with winter tires and rims. Dealer maintained. $15K firm.... call 01703836304 Calibra V6, long distances and garage car. 170 PS (2495 cm³). 133.000km, no accidents, sport suspension, 17? AZEV tires, sport exhaust, ABS, Traction Control, Airbags, power windows, air condition, power door locks, etc. (0)176 / 22843089 95' BMW 518i Automatic, gold, US-spec, 106,000mls, SR, CC, swiss papers, top condition, many new parts, 1796ccm, 4 cylinder engine, very economic, unique in equipment and style, 116 hp, 8 x tires for winter and summer on own alloys, phone:+49160401078

For sale is an Automatic Mercedes E200, 1999. Gorgeous bluegreen color. German specs, inspections passed. No problems! Good shape - inside and outside. It has 270,000 km. We are in Wiesbaden. sergelana@ 2010 Nissan Sentra, Very nice gmail.com. Call 0176-69342-601 car. 75000 miles, Automatic trans- or 0176-69350-983. mission. Excellent condition, Drives great in all road conditions. For sale is an Manuel Mercedes 6 cylinder limousine, Very dependable and great gas E260 mileage. Ph:0152 389 741 86, 1988.Red color. German specs, inspections passed guarantee. No $9200.00, jcambr@yahoo.com problems! Good condition with heat seats, sunroof, CD, New Winter 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class tires, New breaks and many new 4MATICcontact me by email:ab parts for the Engine, It has dulrahat@hotmail.com 336,000 km.Call 015117610336.

Must Sell, Honda, CIVIC Coupe/ Spoiler, 2002, Good condition, Auto trans. power windows, new oil change, Euro 4 good for 2 years, Cd/Mp3, 4 extra tires with Alloy wheels (almost new), priced to sell 2990/best offerContact Suleiman at 015145913013 or Good Year Ultra Grip Winter Tisuleiman_haider@hotmail.com res with steel rims, 175/65 R14. Excellent condition used one win- TODA K20A Valve Spring Set. ter. Rims came off Mazda 323, Original price $400.TODA racing 4x100. $200; Call: 0175-449-8922 parts. Never used Asking $275 Ph.017622987498 /isabell_1_98@ Great running US Spec vehicle. yahoo.com No major issues. Is a very reliable vehicle. Please feel free to con- Toyota reliability, great milage tact me to take it out for a test 2.2 D4D turbo diesel engine, 6 run. gdelva7@yahoo.com speed transmission, front wheel drive, spacious interior. Rear Manual Transmission. 22,000 Miseats fold flat. 2 sets of tires/ les. Heated Seats. Fold in side wheels Only 68000k. 9,900Euro mirrors. Rear Back Up Sensors. Call 016091323360 email Blue Tooth Enabled. Connection cdpklaus@gmail.com cord for mp3/ipod. CD Player. Convenience keyless entry and Volvo S90, 2003, first owner, start. Comes w/2 sets winter & 46,000miles, automatic, leather summer runflat tires kvrcosmos@ seats, heated seats, very good gmail.com condition, climate control, Navi, Mercedes E 200, Model 2000 Au- DVD player, electric sunroof, garatomatic, leather, power steering, ge kept, €3600, Tel: 0152breaks, windows, doors. Cruise 14912923 Fully loaded 2012 Acura TL. Advance and Technology Package. This car literally has every option possible to include dual inheadrest DVD players. Asking $29,900. Please call 0151 46648750 if interested.

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Volvo XC 90 for sale, 2005, Volvo SUV has heated seats, 5 speed turbo, new brakes and new tires. All maintenance checks are up to date and I'm selling it because I don't need a big SUV any more. EMercedes E320, '00, Automatic, mail, aeonflux_60@hotmail.com 144000 km, with alloy wheels, lea- We buy cars / all makes! Accither interior, DVDs in headrests, dent, broken down, Honda, Toyoextra-fully loaded, & perfect me- ta - great prices! Open Mon-Sun chanically!!! Super nice car! $8400 call until 10pm 0173-4201553 or (or 6200 Euros) Wiesbaden, 0176- 0631-3579286 or E-Mail: 69350-983. Tonicars56@yahoo.de

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February 21, 2014 Children's Clothing Bazaar, 8 March 14 from 0800-1100 in the Weilerbach Burgerhaus (Schulstr. 6, 67685 Weilerbach). Selling highquality second-hand Spring/Summer children's clothing, a variety of toys, baby articles, bicycles, etc... Come and find a bargain!

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Children's clothing & toy bazaar, Sat March 15, 13:30-16:00 at Werner-von-Boldanden Halle, 67295 Bolanden. Sausages, homemade cakes & coffee will be served. Proceeds from food sales go to the Prot. Kindergarten Bolanden. If you are interested in selling your own items, please call 06352706177 for table reservation.

The Romanian Orthodox Christians in Kaiserslautern cordially invite you to celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Saturday, 22 February 2014 from 10:00 to 12:00 in the Saint Martin Church, Spittelstraße 4, 67655 Kaiserslautern. We look forward to seeing you and wish you a blessed day! Fr. Constantin Papuc - 015784073816 The Warrior Brotherhood Motor-

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12" Meade LX200 EMC Telescope, 416XT cam and access.: Tripod, Goto control, 201XT autoguider, Software, tele-extender, pol. filter, 3 eyepices, barlow lense, 2" diag-mirror, PC-23C cam, sunfilter, cases, car power, manuals, etc. Like new. Ask price €4999. Tel. 0157-89138494

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Kaiserslautern American An adjustable full-size bassinet allows you to keep baby closer longer. Diaper changing table with wipe clean fabrics that resist mess during changes. Easily converts to a portable playard. Signature GracoÂŽ push-button fold makes closing your playard quick and hassle-free. Airy mesh on all sides for maximum ventilation. Convenient carrying bag for nofuss travel and storage. New price: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374944368 or 0176-55247077 or email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de

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Swarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 20years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to RAB! The Notebook from Nicholas Sparks - wonderful book!, €3, pic on class-world.com, coemser@ gmail.com Tommy Hilfiger Jacket for men, great condition, 100% cotton, size 54, €50, pics on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com Transformers, Multiple 220 volt transformers. 4 X 300 watt for $40 each and 1 X 75 watt for $20. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., $40, eyates9761@aol.com

T-Shirt "America", perfect condition, like new, size small! €5, coem ser@gmail.com Very nice Cherry Wood standing jewelry case. 40 euro. Please call 06302-981886 or 0170-4019648 Werther International, winter jacket for men, brown leather and 100% lambskin. Perfect condition, size 58 (german size)! €50 OBO, pics on class-world.com, coemser@gmail.com Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad vantipro.de

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Antique 100 y.o. German china cabinet, matching dining table with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €950, eyates9761@aol.com Antique Armoire, Nice antique Armiore. Bought 2000 for 1585 EUR in a antique shop with certifcate. To be picked up in Kaiserslautern. Now only 850 EUR, drdos331@ gmail.com Antique Bench, Antique bench with cushion seat, storage space and wheels. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €600, eyates9761@aol.com Antique cabinet, restored antique cabinet. 3 doors with mirror. 140cm wide, 2m high. Solid wood. To be picked up in Kaiserslautern. €350, drdos331@ gmail.com

Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €150, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French armiore with mirror doors. Louis IV style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €800, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French buffet. year 1890 Henry II style. See photo on KA classifeds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €1000, eyates9761@aol.com Bathroom shelf, birch wood bathroom shelf with 3 glass inlays, $20, wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de

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Kaiserslautern American Sleeper Sofa, Queen size sleeper sofa, must pick up at Luxembourg American Cemetery. $50.00, cahilldd@yahoo.com or (00352)26361883

Antique French sofa. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €200, eyates9761@aol.com

Table and chairs! A nice round, white, wooden table with 2 matching chairs. The table is three and a half feet in diameter. Please email 26peterc@gmail.com for Antique secretary desk. See pho- more info.26peterc@gmail.com tos on KA classifieds web page. Target practice, eco warrior Contact Eric and Mia at shoulder bag, hand-made felt, en063759949674., €120, vironmentally friendly bag made eyates9761@aol.com using only wool, water and soap,

Bathroom mirror cabinet, beautiful bathroom mirror cabinet with beautiful lamp, $, wagnersfitfire@ yahoo.de Beautiful birch wood bathroom mirror cabinet including lamp.Mirrors inside and outside of cabinet doors. $50, wagnersfitfire@ya hoo.de

Beautiful sideboard, cherrywood veneer The sideboard is in very good condition with normal signs of usage. Very decorative, beautiful eye-catcher for your home. 97cm high, 193cm wide, 37cm deep, €350, drdos331@gmail.

Birch wood low board, Low board on wheels in super condition. I have 2 of them.$ 50 each, wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de Clock, Clock from the 1940 Germany made chimes on full & 1/2 hour. Works perfect. Measures 25 inches tall x 11 inches wide x 7 inches deep. , $250.00, spvendor@ gmail.com Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag with fox design. Discover your wild side! All bags are completely environmentally friendly made with wool, soap and water only!€25, jenniferwilking@hot mail.com

German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New €1200 each, now selling for €200 each! Call: 0176-907-96039 I give away my couch for free! 80cm x 1.74cm x 76cm. Cushion is slightly worn out but still very comfortable and looks nice with a cover. I also have a matching armchair. 0151-67603628. See www.class-world.com for pictures

Inlaid Wooden End Table. Sorrento style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €30, eyates9761@aol.com Leather stool, Square leather stools, white and black, good condition, will sell for $20 each. wag nersfitfire@yahoo.de Mantel Clock, Mantel clock from the 60 era. Key wind chines on the half and full hour., $70.00 spvendor@gmail.com Original oil painting by Paul MorroOil on canvas. The subject is a colorful bouquet of flowers in a gray vase.The picture is framed with a broad, elaborate wooden frame. 85 x 95cm. Purchased 1978 – now only 590€, drdos331@ gmail.com

Rocking chair, Wooden rocking chair with leather inlay. Perfect condition.will go for $40. wagners fitfire@yahoo.de Round dining table, birch wood dining table, diameter 40", super condition, will go for $80, wagners fitfire@yahoo.de

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

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There have been reports of pets being sold from breeding facilities that are not managed at the highest professional standards. Please choose your pet carefully. Make sure you check the credentials of the people selling the pet, and get proper paperwork showing shots and/ or other proof of healthy condition. For further advice, consult your Veterinarian. Dog kennel made of galvanized metal, comes apart for shipping, upgradable in size with parts from manufacturer, metal gate, includes dog house that fits inside, must pick up at Luxembourg American Cemetery. $300.00. Contact cahilldd@yahoo.com or (00352)26361883

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