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February 27, 2015

Volume 39, number 8

RAB kicks off AFAF campaign by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


he Air Force Assistance Fund kicks off its campaign Monday on Ramstein, and it will last through April 10. AFAF is a six-week campaign that raises money for the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Enlisted Village, Lemay Foundation and Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation.

“We are challenged to be good wingmen every day, and this is just another opportunity to help someone out when they need it most,” said Capt. Jason Glitz, AFAF installation project officer. “With our donations, Airmen receive needed funds, and nobody is turned away from the retirement communities because they are unable to afford it.” AFAS provides emergency and educational assistance to Airmen of all ranks and their families. It also

provides programs such as Phone Home and Bundles for Babies, both of which are initiatives set in place to help alleviate common military life stress. The General and Mrs. Curtis Lemay Foundation lends a financial hand to widows and widowers through assistance grants for various needs. Air Force Villages offers a home to spouses and family of officer and enlisted members who died on active duty or to active-duty members

when tragedy strikes. The AFAF campaign gives Airmen the opportunity to help out their fellow wingmen, whether that wingman works right next to them or is someone they have never met. “Recently, I lost my grandmother to pneumonia,” said Tech. Sgt. Tony Eclavea, AFAS recipient. “As a young child, my father was a single parent, and my brother and I lived with See AFAF, Page 3

CRG Airmen train during Stolen Cerberus II Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Tip of the Week


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Master Sgt. David Hough, 435th Air Mobility Squadron contingency airfield manager, speaks to the crew of a C-130J Super Hercules as it approaches a runway Feb. 5 in Elefsis, Greece. The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group is implementing a new landing zone program that will allow members of CRG to prepare landing zone operations, from picking the location to actually providing limited air traffic control.


ELEFSIS, Greece — Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group trained as landing zone safety officers during Stolen Cerberus II Feb. 2 to 14 in Elefsis, Greece. Stolen Cerberus II is a two-week flying training deployment designed to gauge both aircraft and personnel capabilities as well as improve the interoperability of the Airmen and their Greek counterparts. Several Airmen received the unique opportunity to practice skills associated with a new landing zone program, which is being piloted by the 435th AGOW. “We don’t get too many training opportunities to work landing zones,” said Tech. Sgt. George Broom, 435th Air Mobility Squadron contingency airfield manager. “This was a great opportunity to come out to Greece and work with the 37th (Airlift Squadron) on foreign soil.” The new program consists of a three-man team, including an engineer, a landing zone safety officer and an air traffic controller. “The team would have an engineer to determine if the surface can support the aircraft,” said Maj. James Greathouse, Air Mobility Command air mobility liaison officer assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. An airfield manager, who fills the role of landing zone safety officer, ensures the surface remains safe for the aircraft to use. The team’s air traffic controller potentially acts

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Tech. Sgt. George Broom, 435th Air Mobility Squadron contingency airfield manager, looks through night vision goggles to monitor a C-130J Super Hercules’ runway approach Feb. 5 in Elefsis, Greece. The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group is implementing a new landing zone program that will allow CRG members to prepare landing zone operations, from picking the location to actually providing limited air traffic control.

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Photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

as a landing zone control officer to guide aircraft moving into and out of the air space. The team ensures there are no obstructions and the surface is free from anything that could damage an aircraft. They also set out daytime or nighttime visual aids to help pilots identify the landing zone. During the training, the team established 500-foot landing zones that allowed pilots to practice assault landings. “(During an assault landing) the pilots touch down, get the aircraft to a stop and simulate dumping cargo or offloading passengers as they may do in a tactical situation,” Greathouse said. “Then they get the aircraft back off of the ground and out of the threat zone as quickly as possible.” Broom said the small teams can set up landing zones for any tactical airlift aircraft. As such, other CRGs are looking to adopt the 435th CRG landing zone program. “It is a unique program as we are the only CRG worldwide that provides a landing zone program,” Broom said. “We are able to support many different customers across

February 27, 2015 (U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa).” The program has the added benefit in that it is also helping to fill a high demand. “Right now, in terms of the landing zone safety officer program, you’re really looking at a small group of people,” Greathouse said. “The special tactics forces that do it are a limited number in high demand.” As more Airmen are trained under the landing zone program, they can help free up that demand. “Through this program, we can train a unit with that contingency response element that can go anywhere in Africa or Europe and survey, open, establish and operate landing zones,” Greathouse said. “It really capitalizes on all of the (Air Force specialty codes) brought into a contingency response group and frees up some of the special tactics group for some of the things they should be doing.” Though the landing zone program is still getting its roots settled in CRGs, it has already been touted as a success, being recognized as one of USAFE’s top innovations in 2014.

Countries devote month to celebrate black history COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — Black History Month, or National African-American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in United States history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted Harvard-trained historian Carter Woodson. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history. President Gerald Ford, commander in chief in 1976, called upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often

neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Since then, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. The 2015 theme, “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture,” marks a century of officially celebrating black life. Black life and history itself began in Africa, affectionately called the “Motherland.” Slaves brought history with them to the U.S. and adopted the culture of the new land, creating a unique culture known as black culture. Over time this culture transformed itself many times before becoming what it is known as today. So when you experience the celebration of Black History Month, it is an eclectic experience of food, art, music and more. During the past century, AfricanAmerican life, history and culture have become major forces in the U.S.

and the world. In the beginning few could have imagined that AfricanAmericans in music, art and literature would become appreciated by the global community. Fewer still could have predicted the prominence achieved by African-Americans, as well as other people of African descent, in shaping world politics, war and diplomacy. Indeed, it was nearly universally believed that Africans and people of African descent had played no role in the unfolding of history and were a threat to American civilization itself. A century later, few can deny the centrality of African-Americans in the making of American history. This transformation is the result of effort, not chance. Confident that their struggles mattered in human history, black scholars, artists, athletes and leaders self-consciously used their talents to change how the world viewed African-Americans. The “New Negro” of the post-World War I era made modernity their own

and gave the world a cornucopia of cultural gifts, including jazz, poetry based on the black vernacular and an appreciation of African art. AfricanAmerican athletes dominated individual and team sports, transforming baseball, track-and-field, football, boxing and basketball. In a wave of social movements, African-American activism transformed race relations, challenged American foreign policy and became the American conscience on human rights. While the spotlight often shines on individuals, this movement is the product of organizations, institutions and institutionbuilders who gave direction to effort. African-American history is rich in culture and full of struggle and triumph. Even with continued social struggles, each African-American is proud when they hear the national anthem. They enjoy and participate in the democratic society and defend this country and its freedom — those things that just make them American.


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GACO turns 12, forges German-American bonds The German-American Community Office observed its 12th anniversary Feb. 19. The office, located across from the city hall in Kaiserslautern, has established itself as the contact point for all questions pertaining to members of different nations living together. Bilingual assistants representing the American military community and the city of Kaiserslautern have responded to more than 33,000 requests during the last 12 years. GACO is set up as an international drop-in point catering to both German and American citizens. English- and German-speaking employees provide information needed by American citizens who have recently arrived in the KMC as a way to help them settle quickly into their new community. The staff assists in handling administrative matters and provides cultural and recreational information. Services, such as linguistic support, afaf, from Page 1

my grandmother. Thanks to the support from my chain of command and the Air Force Aid Society, I was able to get the closure with my grandmother I so desperately needed. I am forever grateful for the assistance that I received.” Airmen of all ranks, active duty, Guard, Reserve and retirees are able to donate to the aforementioned charities. Active duty and retirees can benefit from them, as well as Guard and Reserve members under certain circumstances. “Giving a little bit each month over the course of the year through payroll deduction is a great way to help,” Glitz said. “If that’s not feasible, then you can give a one-time cash donation; even $10 helps. The money donated comes right back to our Airmen, your friends and neighbors.” To wrap up the campaign,

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Customers wishing to visit the German-American Community Office in Kaiserslautern can easily find it by locating the fish across from the Kaiserslautern city hall.

are also offered to Americans who need assistance and have lived in the

the Ramstein AFAF committee will host a golf tournament April 10 at Ramstein’s Woodlawn Golf Course. Anyone with access to the base can sign up for the tournament. Contact unit project officers to make a donation to AFAF or participate in the golf tournament. For more information on AFAF, visit www. afassistancefund.org or, on the affiliated charities, visit www.afas.org. For information on how

KMC for a longer period of time. “Any type of questions are wel-

comed here, and all of our services are free,” said Mike Gannon, host nation assistant. Questions from German citizens concerning German-American relations and matters will also be answered. During the USO city orientation tours on Tuesdays, U.S. military newcomers receive briefings from GACO on relevant topics, ranging from host nation regulations to information on German-American clubs. GACO is located on Lauterstrasse 2 (Rathaus Nord) in Kaiserslautern, across from city hall. Operating hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. The staff can be reached by calling 0631-363-3010, via email at info@ gaco-kl.de or through their website at www.gaco-kl.de. (Courtesy of German-American Community Office)

“Giving a little bit each month over the course of the year through payroll deduction is a great way to help. If that’s not feasible, then you can give a one-time cash donation; even $10 helps.” — Capt. Jason Glitz, AFAF installation project officer

to obtain financial assistance, contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 2120 on Ramstein, at 480-5100/5900 or 06371-475100/5900.

BIO-CLEANING VAT-forms PET ODOR REMOVAL accepted Kaiserstr. 54 a (across from City Hall) • 66849 Landstuhl • Tel.: 06371-61 22 11 Spittelstr. 3 (near Stiftsplatz) • 67655 Kaiserslautern • Tel.: 0631-37 35 60 10



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Reported Larcenies FEB. 18

FEB. 18

1:30 p.m.: Larceny of private and government property was reported in Düsseldorf. 1:31 p.m.: An attempted breaking and entering was reported in Kaiserslautern. 7:31 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported on Landstuhl.

6 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:40 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern.

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FEB. 19

11 p.m.: An assault was reported on Ramstein.

10:45 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:18 p.m.: A major traffic accident caused by a drunken driver was reported in Einsiedlerhof.

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FEB. 22

4:50 a.m.: An Eagle Eyes incident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

1:48 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.


• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the Ramstein Clinic announced its closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training. Closures are as follows: March 12 (MDG training day); April 3 (family day); 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 and May 7. (MDG training days); May 25 (Memorial Day); June 11 (MDG training day); and June 12 (family day). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687 or janelle. quinn@us.af.mil. • The Ramstein Passport Office will be closed March 12 for mandatory training. The office will reopen at 9 a.m. March 13. Customers are asked to plan accordingly.

Cuddeback memorial run

The 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron Booster Club will sponsor the fourth annual A1C Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5K run at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. Entry fee is $25. For details, call 480-7635.

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Black History Month

The 86th Airlift Wing African-American/ Black History Month committee will sponsor a health expo at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. For more information, call 480-4480 or 480-2721.

Road blocked

The city of Kaiserslautern will be cutting trees on roads L502 and K6 between Kaiserslautern-Espensteig and Breitenau. For this reason, the road will be blocked until March 13. Detour signs will be posted.

CFC-O coin design contest

Düsseldorf — One VPN work station laptop computer, one government-issued iPad, one personal iPad, two C-130 checklists, one aviation headset, one U.S. government passport, one pair of sunglasses, one set of uniform nametapes, one key, two prepaid cellphones and a black backpack.

The annual 2015 Combined Federal CampaignOverseas Coin Design Contest is underway and open to all Department of Defense employees

4:34 a.m.: An Eagle Eyes incident was reported on Ramstein. 8:37 p.m.: Suspicious activity was reported on Ramstein.

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1 a.m.: Allowing a motorist to operate a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle without a USAREUR certificate of license was reported.

and their family members. The contest is held to create a 2015 CFC-O coin design that embodies the spirit of the campaign: “Give because you care.” The chosen design will be featured on a commemorative coin distributed to select contributors during the 2015 CFC-O this fall. Coin design submissions for the 2015 campaign season will be accepted from eligible participants (ID card required for verification) electronically in JPEG or PDF formats through March 15. Interested designers can obtain detailed instructions and submission guidelines at http://cfcoverseas.org/sites/cfcoverseas.org/ files/2015 Coin Design Contest Flyer.pdf.

Benefit gala

The Ramstein Air Force Association will sponsor “Dancing with the Stars,” a benefit gala, at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested competitors should contact Senior Airman Josiah Austin at 0160-9138-1564.

Dental volunteer program

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assistant Volunteer Program April 20. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID cardholders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 30 at the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted April 1 and 2. Notification of selection will be announced April 3. Participants will in-process April 6 through 17. 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 Master Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Tech. Sgt. Lynn Bradshaw at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

Special events in KMC

Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor this year’s Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair June 26 to

28. Cities and union communities of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, charity organizations as well as military forces will participate in the fair to demonstrate who they are and what they have to offer. The event will include live music, dance performances, displays and a farmers market. Organizers expect more than 180,000 visitors. Landstuhl will celebrate its Sickingen year with special exhibitions throughout 2015, and castle event days will take place May 7 to 10, featuring a medieval market and music performances.

Sleep, pain research study

Do you have problems with sleep and pain? If you are 18 or older, a Landstuhl Regional Medical Center beneficiary and have had problems with pain and sleeping for three months or longer, you may be eligible to take part in a study using ear acupuncture for insomnia and pain. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For more information, call 590-4059/5641, 06371-9464-4059/5641 or 0174-375-6086, or email acupuncture.study@yahoo.com.

New garbage guide

The new English language garbage guide for the city of Kaiserslautern lists all trash pickup dates and provides other important information. The guide contains addresses, operating hours and phone numbers of recycling centers as well as contact possibilities for free pickup of old clothes, old metal, electrical appliances and bulk trash. The brochure is available in the Kaiserslautern city hall (Rathaus Bürgercenter) or in the German-American Community Office, Lauterstrasse 2 (across from city hall).

New calendar of events

The city of Kaiserslautern published its new 2015 calendar of events, listing events, cultural highlights, concerts and festivals. The calendar is available at the German-American Community Office on Lauterstrasse 2, in the Tourist Information Office on Fruchthallstrasse 14 and in local stores.

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Air Force Ebola support winds down 603rd AOC’s Air Mobility Division teamed with Air Mobility Command and began verifying cargo load plans to ensure the most critical cargo moved After more than four months of confirst,” Kaiser said. “Also during this tinuous airlift support to Operation time our airlift planners, flight managUnited Assistance, the U.S. Air Force ers and the diplomatic clearances shop is winding down efforts in Senegal, teamed together to identify and assess Monrovia and Liberia. suitable airfields and aircraft routing. To help counter the deadly Ebola The team really pulled together.” virus, Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Kaiser also described the unique chalEurope and Air Forces Africa, as well lenges involved with the planning proas Air Mobility Command and Total cess for Operation United Assistance. Force partners, provided a vital air “Transiting through multiple counbridge into Liberia. tries for fuel and crew rest became a “No military in the world can do very difficult task with the uncertainty what we did in Africa,” said Gen. of the outbreak. Getting the diplomatic Frank Gorenc, USAFE-AFAFRICA clearances for our crews and aircraft commander. Photo by Maj. Dale Greer coming back from the initial response Aircraft from the 37th Airlift Aerial porters from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group was a challenge,” Kaiser said. “As Squadron on Ramstein and Total load a pallet of red blood cells and frozen plasma onto a C-130J Super Hercules from Ramstein with a lot of missions in Africa, airfield Force C-130s assigned to the 787th Oct. 10, 2014, at Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. The aerial por- issues were very challenging too, but Air Expeditionary Squadron in ters are part of Joint Task Force-Port Opening Sengal, an air cargo hub that’s funneling humani- it’s always gratifying to know that as tarian supplies and equipment into West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, the Dakar, Senegal, flew 114 mis- U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to respond to the a team we can use our expertise and sions, transporting more than 1,000 Ebola outbreak there. quickly launch and control an effective passengers and nearly 1,750 tons airlift response to any crisis, including of cargo, including food, water and medical “It gives me great pride to be a part of a squadron this Ebola epidemic.” supplies. that does so much,” Hancock said. “To have been a Civil engineer, medical and logistics personnel Additionally, a total of 14 Air Mobility Command piece of the puzzle that helped get people, food and from the USAFE-AFAFRICA headquarters staff units from across the U.S. supported the operation supplies to a country that was dealing with a pan- and the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing also using C-17, C-130, KC-10 and contracted aircraft. demic of that magnitude is very rewarding.” provided ground support for the operation. Together AMC’s units moved nearly 5,500 passenAs with all flying operations, no missions take “Our forward presence in Europe gives us the gers and roughly 8,700 tons of cargo. place without the work of planning experts. Master unique capability to act quickly when our partners Staff Sgt. Cassandra Hancock, from the 37th AS, Sgt. Brian Kaiser, 603rd Air Operations Center, in both Africa and Europe ask for help,” Gorenc explained what it was like to be part of the first explained the planning efforts that went into the said. “I couldn’t be more proud of our Airmen and C-130J crew to fly support down to Senegal and operation. what they do every day in this very challenging part Monrovia for the operation. “It started when the aerial porters assigned to the of the world.” by Capt. Sybil Taunton U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Step up, step in: What is a line of duty determination? by Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs During the last five years the Air Force notified the families of 232 Airmen that their son or daughter died. Although most anyone can tell you the military can be a dangerous job and being put in harm’s way is often just part of the commitment, the most disturbing part about that statistic is 212 of those Airmen died while off duty. Even more upsetting is that, because of the circumstances surrounding the deaths, some families were paid no benefits. In every case, the deciding factor came down to the line of duty determination. A line of duty determination investigation is conducted anytime a member acquires a debilitating disease, incurs a significant injury or dies under unusual circumstances, said Capt. Mikal Nuhn, U.S. Air Forces in

Europe and Air Forces Africa judge advocate. The findings determine whether or not death benefits are paid. “When a military member is seriously injured or dies, certain statutory rights or benefits accrue to the member or their family,” Nuhn said, “but only if the disability or death was attributed to military service and in the line of duty.” There are four possible outcomes of a LOD determination: 1. Condition existed prior to service and was not aggravated by service. 2. In the line of duty, not due to a service member’s own misconduct. 3. Not in the line of duty and not due to the service member’s own misconduct. 4. Not in the line of duty and due to the sevice member’s own misconduct. Nuhn explained how to avoid the fourth outcome in very simple terms. “Always behave in a reasonably safe manner, because your actions

could have unintended negative consequences for your loved ones,” he said. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a trip to Switzerland to go bungee jumping or hit the slopes to shred some powder. As long as you take all safety precautions these activities would likely be considered “in the line of duty” and you or your family would receive benefits. However, a scenario that would likely not provide death benefits to your family is one that involves alcohol. An Airman who makes the decision to get behind the wheel after having too many drinks, puts themselves and their family at risk, even if it is not their intention. Making good choices and taking personal responsibility is the message the USAFE-AFAFRICA safety directorate continues to emphasize to the command. The wingman concept is a great safety net, but in the end, every individual is responsible for their own

actions and consequences. “By definition, all mishaps are preventable,” said Master Sgt. James Musgrave, USAFE-AFAFRICA mishap prevention manager. Accidents happen, but there are always ways to minimize or eliminate risk in everything you do. “While the younger Airmen have a good portion of the mishaps, no age or rank is immune to mishaps,” Musgrave said. “It’s more of a psychology issue than an age issue. ‘It will never happen to me’ is a common jinx if the speaker is not risk conscious.” As the Air Force Safety Center motto states: “Safety is no accident.” “Be risk aware, not inattentive,” Musgrave said. “One of the leading factors of mishaps is inattention, which sometimes is a result of boredom or a perceived absence of a threat. If Airmen are aware of the risks, they can control the ones that are controllable.”

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KMC service members train in tactical combatives Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs The Modern Army Combatives Program has seen multiple revisions in the past several months. The program went from a four-stage training curriculum with Combatives Levels 1-4, to a three stage with Basic Combatives Course, Tactical Combatives Course and Combatives Master Trainer Course. With newly educated master trainers finally making their way throughout the Army, Soldiers are beginning to see and feel the new curriculum. Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command’s 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery and Air Force civilians attended a Tactical Combatives Course Feb. 2 to 12 on Ramstein. The changes in the MACP came after a review of the previous curriculum and its applications to the Army as a whole. After careful review, changes were deemed necessary to make the program more applicable to combat scenarios, said Staff Sgt. Donald Thatcher, 5-7 ADA master combatives instructor. “Soldiers were taking the old Level 1 course and Marco Lorenz, a civilian security forces instructor assigned to the 86th Security Forces Squadron, demonstrates how to forcefully remove someone from a vehicle during a Tactical Combatives Course Feb. 12 on Ramstein. going straight into martial arts like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which is great for competitions but not so techniques not previously taught until Combatives hit by your opponent forces you to recognize relevant on the battlefield,” he said. “People got too Level 3. They learned how to detain someone, place your mistakes and correct them, or risk being hit wrapped up in the competitive side of things and them in handcuffs and pull them from a vehicle. again.” started to forget that this program fulfills a very real Everything taught in TCC is designed to apply to a The TCC students completed the course by taking need in the military: to destroy your enemy.” tactical situation, Thatcher said. a final test covering most of the techniques taught Changes and lack of train“The purpose of this course throughout the class. As more members of the ing for some became evident on is to teach Soldiers techniques KMC become certified in combatives, Thatcher the first day of the class, when that could potentially save their said he hopes it will increase interest in future students were asked to perform lives in a tactical situation, and courses. techniques they should have the course always goes back to “I believe combatives is one of the greatest prolearned in the Basic Combatives that fact,” Thatcher said. “There grams the Army has to offer,” he said. “It teaches Course. Members who attended were some techniques that were resilience to our Soldiers, it embodies the Army Combatives Level 1, not BCC, removed from the course, because values and it provides real lifesaving skills.” found themselves needing addithey were deemed tional instruction. ineffective or couldn’t “I went through (Combatives) be done while wearing Level 1 about two years ago, but body armor.” I remembered everything pretThe students also CFCOVERSEAS.ORG ty well,” said Sgt. Nicholas L. got their first taste of All DoD employees and their family members (ID card required for verification). WHO: Harrell, patriot missile launching live practical applicastation enhanced operator maintion and trained against Participants will create a 2015 CFC-O coin design that embodies the spirit of the WHAT: campaign. The chosen design will be distributed to select contributors during the tainer assigned to A Battery, 5-7 each other with strikes. 2015 CFC-O this fall. ADA. “Some of the things we Spc. Sam D. O’Donnell, enhanced Patriot “Students in this WHEN: Submissions are due by 15 March 2015. didn’t learn that the guys who fire control operator and maintainer class are training these went through BCC did are some assigned to D Battery, 5th Battalion, techniques against DETAILS: t Designs should honor the generous spirit of DoD contributors and depict the take-downs and the knee strikes. 7th Air Defense Artillery, assists Marco each other while theme: Give Because You Care. t The year “2015” and the name “Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas” A few of us needed help on Lorenz, civilian security forces instruc- striking during their tor assigned to the 86th Security Forces must appear in the design. those.” live practical appliSquadron, in conducting assisted fall t The design must fit on a round coin with 1¾ inch diameter. As the two-week course con- backs during the warm-up portion of the cation exercises,” t Use the following colors: red, white and blue as solid colors only, no gradients as they cannot be replicated accurately with enamel fill. Any negative space tinued, students continued to learn Tactical Combatives Course Feb. 6. Thatcher said. “Being


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Ramstein Airman earns AF Public Health AOY Story and photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Air Force recently named an 86th Medical Group Airman the 2014 Public Health Airman of the Year. Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Public Health technician, won the award for his achievements in preventative medicine and food safety and efforts in community outreach. Cherry’s supervisor, Tech. Sgt. Ireneo Alfaro, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron NCO in charge of force health management, said that during his two years at Ramstein, Cherry has continually surpassed the expectations and standards set before him, prompting him to nominate Cherry for the recognition. “This is the first time I have experienced maturity, credibility, hard work, commitment and dedication like this from a new Airman,” Alfaro said. “I am proud to be his supervisor.” Throughout the year, Cherry developed a malaria pocket guide that was carried into Africa by more than 5,000 U.S. military members, completed 27 details as an honor guardsman, recruiting 10 new Airmen, and secured more than $8 million worth of food for 17 countries in Europe. “I don’t want to serve half-heartedly,” Cherry said. “I want to serve to the finest of my ability and give it all I have. The Air Force wants the best of the best, so I am trying to be the best of the best that I can be.” Cherry captured the 86th Airlift Wing Airman of the Year as well as a below-the-zone promotion to senior airman. Alfaro said that while Cherry’s work was stellar, he used his off-duty time to help others.

Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Public Health technician, prints files for his food inspector kit Feb. 17 on Ramstein. Cherry was selected as the U.S. Air Force Public Health Airman of the Year for his work with deployed service members and efforts to contain malaria, among other accomplishments.

He volunteered more than 1,500 hours at a Fisher House as a soccer coach and leading basketball camps. He also served as vice president of both the Airmen’s Dorm Council and Rising Four. “I love working with the kids,” said Cherry. “I want to instill hard work and teamwork with the kids, because they are the future and, as the older generation retires, my generation and the kids will be stepping up.” Cherry is part of a large team of public health Airmen servicing the largest population of

Americans outside the continental U.S. He said he hopes he can use his accomplishment to help better the team and is grateful for their support. “I want to give a shout-out to my family, my friends and my co-workers,” Cherry said. “I am doing my work, but without their support this wouldn’t have happened.” Cherry will now compete at Air Force level for the Airman of the Year award; however, he said that no matter what, he has no thoughts of letting up and hopes he can inspire others.

Colonel holds rare Rifleman’s Badge, President’s Hundred title by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs The rank of colonel on his Army Combat Uniform and the long rows of ribbons on his service uniform distinguish him, but there is something far rarer to be seen. He has earned two accolades in marksmanship that place him in a military tradition dating back over 100 years. Col. Miguel Castellanos, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, has earned the coveted President’s Hundred tab and Distinguished Rifleman Badge during his military career. The Distinguished Marksmanship Badge was instituted in 1884 by Gen. Phillip H. Sheridan and was broken down into two categories in 1903: the Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge and the Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge. To earn one of these badges, service members must earn points in a

maximum of four shooting competitions each year. Since the creation of these accolades, 3,275 Soldiers have earned the Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge, 1,740 Soldiers have earned the Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge and only 392 Soldiers have earned both, said Jay Williams, a former shooting partner of Castellanos and retired Army lieutenant colonel. “In a nutshell, to earn the Distinguished Rifleman Badge you have to come in the top 10 percent of marksmen in the country three to five times,” Williams said. “Earning this badge has been described by some as a marathon. It takes some people 10 years to become a distinguished rifleman.” The President’s Hundred tab began with the National Rifle Association’s President’s Match in 1878 and was a marksmanship competition modeled after the British Queen’s Match. In 1957, the competition was renamed “The President’s Hundred,” and the 100 top-scoring military and civilian marksmen are recognized each year. It is considered an honor even more dif-

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Col. Miguel Castellanos, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, prepares to fire at targets during a shooting competition.

ficult to achieve than the Distinguished Rifleman Badge, Williams said. “The President’s Hundred is much harder to earn since it is only shot once a year at the national champion-

ships in Camp Perry, Ohio,” Williams said. “All five branches of service and civilians, including previous tab winSee badge, Page 13

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721st AMXS spouses crochet for cancer create the hats during our class,� Brutto said. “We used their guidelines, because when dealing with cancer patients, there are highhe 721st Aircraft er standards due to their weaker Maintenance Squadron immune systems.� Spouses’ Group recently The event began as an idea, but gathered for a great cause — to quickly grew into a regular getcrochet items for cancer patients. together. The event started after Miroslava “I started by putting the event on Bingham, 721st AMXS resource our spouses’ Facebook page, not as adviser and cancer survivor, sent an official gathering, but it turned out an email about “Crochet for into just that,� Brutto said. “I have Cancer,� a non-profit organization, people constantly asking me when and how it would be a great idea we’re going to do it again.� to start something similar with the Not only is it for a good cause, squadron’s spouses’ group. but it also gives the spouses the “When I first started losing my opportunity to meet each other, hair, it was in the winter and I form friendships and get more remember my head being really involved in the community. cold,� Bingham said. “(While I “Seeing all the different spouses was in the hospital) my husband who might not know each other Courtesy photo all that well come together to crebrought me a hat, then someone from my church crocheted me a hat Miroslava Bingham and Lt. Col. Lowell Bingham pose for a photo Dec. 5, 2013, at the Saarland University ate things for other people is so and I wore that thing all the time. Medical Center in Homburg, Germany. Each one of Miroslava’s treatments consisted of 96 straight hours great,� Brutto said. “Even though it After the first one, I received about of chemotherapy pumped into her body. Now, Miroslava takes part in “Crochet for Cancer,� crocheting might seem like it’s just a hat, it’s hats for other cancer patients. five more after that. It’s those little a lot more than that. It’s a piece of things that show people are truly thinking about of us worked it out and decided to have classes,� comfort made by a group of strangers in the hopes you. How awesome is it for those (cancer-stricken) Brutto said. “We had a really great turnout. There of bringing a smile to someone who’s having a hard children and adults to know someone out there is were a lot of spouses I hadn’t met before; it was time.� thinking about them?� great to meet them while doing something for other Maj. Sean Goode, 721st AMXS commander, Julie Brutto, 721st AMXS key spouse, people.� said he’s proud of the spouses’ group for making became interested after seeing Bingham’s email, Because the crocheted items are going to cancer the project a reality by organizing classes, teaching so she informed the spouses, and the crocheting patients, the spouses have to be cautious when mak- crochet and strengthening the bonds between the began. ing them. squadron’s families all while doing something great “After Mrs. Bingham sent out the email, the two “We used (Crochet for Cancer’s) guidelines to for so many others. by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


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Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Staff Sgt. Bradley Beaty, 86th Security Forces Squadron K-9 handler, and Omega, a military working dog, pay their respects Feb. 24 to Sano, an MWD who was recently put to rest. The 86th SFS held a memorial ceremony to honor Sano’s eight years of service to the Air Force.

Honoring Sano’s 8 years of service

Sano, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, is honored during a memorial ceremony on Ramstein. As part of the ceremony, the empty kennel where Sano once slept was placed in front of attendees. The kennel represents the life he gave to protect people and their freedom.

The Ramstein Honor Guard presents the colors during a memorial ceremony held for Sano, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog. Sano served with the 86th SFS for seven years as an explosive ordnance detection K-9.

Memorial service attendees stand in honor of Sano, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, who was put to rest Feb. 24 on Ramstein.

The Ramstein Honor Guard presents the colors during a memorial ceremony held for Sano, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, Feb. 24 on Ramstein.

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ners, are competing, and each year there are only about 20 new tab earners. Only five to eight of those winners are in the Army. To say the President’s Hundred tab is rare is an understatement.” Castellanos’ journey to the Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge and President’s Hundred Castellanos began shooting in seventh grade through a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. His first shooting experiences were with a .22-caliber rifle from the prone, standing and kneeling positions. “I had an instant capability (to shoot), but I also instantly liked what I was doing,” Castellanos said. “I always wanted to shoot. I wanted to be that guy that went hunting and things like that, but no one in my family did anything with firearms.” While in JROTC, he received the opportunity to join a local Army Reserve shooting team. He enlisted as a reserve Soldier and continued his marksmanship training as a member of this team. During his college years, his position as a reservist

Kaiserslautern American afforded him numerous opportunities to develop his skills and compete. “While I was in college I would come down on orders to go train with my team or compete with them all over the U.S.,” he said. “After I made the team in 1985, I started earning my points toward a Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge, and I competed for the President’s Hundred for the first time.” Castellanos competed in multiple shooting competitions each year, leading up to the President’s Hundred Match. Each year, in addition to team competitions, he had to participate in and place high in various Army-level competitions to earn points for the Distnguished Rifleman’s Badge. Castellanos’ first two attempts at the coveted President’s Hundred tab were unsuccessful. “The competitions during the year got me prepped for the President’s Hundred Match and earned me points toward my Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge, but I didn’t make it my first two tries,” he said. “In 1985 and 1986, I didn’t make it. Chalk it up to nerves or me making the wrong wind call, I just didn’t make the right shots.” In 1987, three years after joining the U.S. Army

Page 13 Reserves, Castellanos received two pieces of good news. He had earned enough points to receive the Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge, and he earned the President’s Hundred title. “The year he (Castellanos) earned his Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge there were more Medals of Honor presented than distinguished badges,” Williams said. “To earn the President’s Hundred tab in the same year makes the accomplishment even more rare.” Castellanos said he was fortunate to earn both accolades that year, because his next goal was to become an active-duty Army officer, something that would consume a great deal of time. Today, he is a Ranger-qualified brigade commander who still enjoys shooting rifles. He said he believes the hard work and skills he learned in competitive shooting led to his success as an officer. “Shooting taught me to always maintain a positive attitude, no matter what the situation,” he said. “I made some bad shots at times, I even had days of shooting that went poorly. I always know that I would fire again the next day, and I could always do better.”

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Word Scramble 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 |

Capt. Spanky

The Black Forest is enchanting Hello, my furless followers! I hope you are having a splendid week. I recently learned a fascinating fact: the enchanted forest used in the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales is actually the Black Forest. It may come as no surprise the Grimm Brothers were inspired by this location after looking at the majestic setting that is the forest. The towering trees, the snaking trails, the monstrous cliffs and so much more just leaves you feeling like you’ve been transported to another world. Though I suspect many of you are more familiar with the Disney retellings of the famous stories, I highly suggest you take the time and make your way to the original enchanted forest. With the Black Forest being approximately three hours from Ramstein, you could make your way there almost any given weekend and live your own fairy tale. Regardless of the time you decide to make the trip, you should find plenty to do as the popularity of the area has made it a year-round tourist attraction.

Recipe of the week Turkey Breast Casserole Servings 4 IngredIents: 4 boneless, skinless turkey breasts 1 package Zwiebel Suppe (onion soup mix) 200 milliliters Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) 150 grams creme fraiche dIrectIons: • Heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius/350 degrees Fahrenheit. • rinse the turkey breasts under water and pat dry. Lay the turkey breasts in a casserole dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. • Spread the Zwiebel Suppe*

So, whether you want to take your Prince Charming trekking over trails or your Ice Queen skiing, your adventures can be as magical as you want. I’m sure they will have a much happier ending than some of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales. So until next time, go out and have yourselves a happily ever after.

evenly over each turkey breast. • Mix the Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) and creme fraiche together. Pour evenly over the turkey breasts. • Bake for 45 minutes. • You can also substitute chicken breast, butterfly pork chops or Schnitzel instead of the turkey breasts. • Variation: You can add mushrooms and sprinkle the dish with grated cheese. NoTE: If you can get it, try to get the onion soup mix with whole slices of onion instead of onion bits.

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TBI awareness event features open house, panel discussion To kick off Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic will host a panel discussion with a keynote speaker and Traumatic Brain Injury subject matter experts from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Bruno’s Pasta Bar, Bldg. 3780 on LRMC. Light refreshments will be served. “Change Your Mind about Brain Injury: Prevent, Recognize and Support” is this year’s theme for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Following the panel discussion, everyone is invited to attend an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the LRMC TBI Clinic in Bldg. 3737 located next to the fire station. The open house will allow the public to see demonstrations of the latest technology used in the treatment of TBI, such as the Neurocom, a system used to evaluate patients to determine areas in need of treatment, such as eyes, inner ear or nerves that

connect the body to the brain. Another system on display will be the Fire Arms Simulator, which is used to evaluate and observe the common task of a military TBI patient firing a military weapon. Bluetooth technology and simulated recoil are used to evaluate basic marksmanship, safety, familiarity, judgment, vision, endurance and transition between firing positions. The driving simulator, also a helpful tool used to evaluate reaction times, safety and functional vision, or to assess dual tasking and memory after a TBI, will also be on display. TBI is a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of the TBI is determined at the time of the injury and may be classified as mild, moderate or severe. Mild TBI, or concussion as it’s more commonly known, is the most common type of brain injury sustained in the military, said Dr.

Scott Swasey, director of the LRMC TBI Clinic. In the military, the leading causes of TBI, both deployed and non-deployed, are blasts, bullets, fragments, falls, motor vehicle crashes and rollovers, sports injuries, and assaults. In the deployed setting, blasts are the leading cause of TBI. Most concussions resolve or get better within seven to 10 days. Some common symptoms that may persist after a concussion include, but are not limited to, headaches, sleep disturbances, dizziness and visual disturbances. Patients may also experience poor concentration and memory problems as well as irritability and mood swings. Recovery is different for every person and depends on the nature of the injury. At higher risk of sustaining TBIs are young men who are performing military duties or have a history of prior concussion and/or substance abuse. Anyone who

has sustained a concussion or feels they may have sustained a concussion should seek medical attention. The community is encouraged to attend the panel discussion and open house to become better informed about TBI and become familiar with the resources available locally. The TBI clinic is an open access clinic. No referrals are required. Anyone who believes they have had a TBI and are not getting better can self-refer to the clinic by calling 5904462 or 06371-9464-4462. In addition, the TBI staff will be conducting tabletop displays at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center and at LRMC during the month to raise awareness about TBI prevention and recognition in support brain injury awareness. For more information, call 5905601 or 06371-9464-5601. (Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs)

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Kaiserslautern American Kaiserslautern Evangelical

Lutheran Church

8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion March 30: Confirmation Service 11:30 am Sunday School Following Children’s Church available Meeting in Ev.-Luth. St. Michaelis Church, Karpfenstr. 7, 67655 Kaiserslautern E-mail: kaiserslautern@selk.de or call 0631-64327 for directions. Scott Morrison, Pastor www.KELC.eu A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

Teaching the village, reaching the world!

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

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule

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) Confession: 11:30 a.m. Sundays (Jun-Aug) Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m. (Jun-Aug) Confession: 12:00 p.m. Sundays (Sep-May) Sunday Mass: 12:30 (Sep-May) Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Confession: 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Confession: 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services

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

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 Protestant Youth of the Chapel Ramstein North Chapel "Vision" Middle School Ministry Tuesdays 3:15-5:00pm "Salvage" High School Ministry Tuesdays 7:00-8:45pm Vogelweh Chapel Teen Bible Study Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com

Club collects donations for Pfennig Bazaar Story and photo by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 54th annual Pfennig Bazaar, sponsored by GermanAmerican and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern under the patronage of Kaiserslautern’s Lord Mayor Dr. Klaus Weichel, will take place March 6 to 8 at the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau event hall. Anybody cleaning out closets at home should consider donating items to GAIWC for the annual flea market during special drop-off hours from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday on Badweiherstrasse in Kaiserslautern. Donors get access to the event hall from Badweiherstrasse, which is located behind the event hall. To get there, take federal street B40 from Vogelweh to Kaiserslautern. After Pizza Attack turn right on Alte Brücke, left onto Forellenstrasse and then left

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Episcopal Services HOLY EUCHARIST Sundays 10:30

Kapaun Chapel

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

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Korean Service


1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

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

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

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

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

Shoppers will find toys, books, leather items, clothing, household appliances and more at the annual Pfennig Bazaar March 6 to 8 in the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau event hall.

onto Badweiherstrasse. GAIWC will accept donations such as clean clothes for men, women and children; household goods; books; toys; small electrical appliances; collectibles; bed linens; and music media. “We (cannot) accept bulky items, such as furniture, mattresses, skis and suitcases,” said Christine Schneider, GAIWC club president. Shoes, underwear, curtains and 110-volt electrical items cannot be accepted either. The Pfennig Bazaar is known as the biggest flea

market in the West Palatinate. Its name originates from the former German currency, the Deutsche Mark and pfennigs (today, euro and cents). GAIWC was established in 1956. Since then, other nationalities have been included and the name took on the word “international.” The Pfennig Bazaar is the club’s biggest fundraising event. “All of our profits will be donated to various German, American and international See BAZAAR, Page 23

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A chaplain’s story of legacy, life, love just to help us wake up,” he continued as he laughed at the thought. “Of course, there were times when I wished it was all a bad dream, but As a young boy growing up in after completing all the drills, I went West Palm Beach, Florida, Matthew back to high school a better man.” Boyd understood he was destined to The young enlisted Soldier, a 13B, serve. With two granddads in World or howitzer cannon crew member, War I and a father’s return home after finished his last year as a senior and World War II, he simply knew he was continued his path in academics. It born a warrior. wasn’t until years later after balancNow a major in the Air Force, ing various jobs, college and military Boyd continues the family tradition life that tragedy pushed Boyd into of service, not on the battlefield firministry. ing his weapon or piloting a super“My father was 46 years old when sonic war machine, but as a savior of I was born, so I was pretty young souls. when his Alzheimer’s started setting “The military is my heritage,” said in and the PTSD from his time as a the 86th Airlift Wing chaplain, recallparatrooper worsened,” Boyd said. ing his family tree. “My grandfathers Maj. Matthew Boyd (right), 86th Airlift Wing chaplain, arranges donated clothing for the less fortu- “It was really hard for me to spend served, my father served and so my nate in the local community Feb. 21 in Kaiserslautern. Boyd continues his long lineage of serving in time with him before he passed away siblings and I felt we had to do the the military as a chaplain offering guidance and contentment for those in need. while going to drill two weekends same. I thought being a chaplain would be a good fought off sleep deprivation, exhaustion and, worst a month. I requested to be transferred into the way to offer guidance and contentment for those of all, drill sergeants. Individual Ready Reserve, and I planned to stay that who need it.” “It really was my first confrontation with real course until my military obligation was over.” As a teenager, Boyd didn’t always know he life,” he said. “After the first day of training, the At this point in his life, Boyd attended yearly briefwanted to be a chaplain. When it was time to give drill sergeant came into the bay hitting a trash can See chaplain, Page 23 the family tradition a shot, he decided to do what he and screaming things I wouldn’t dare repeat. knew best and attended Army Reserve basic train“I think in the middle of the night, ing in between his junior and senior year in high he actually got us out of bed and had school. us doing exercises outside in the grass “I needed money and I knew people who went while we were still in our underwear, through basic training, so I Spring 2015 Religious Celebrations for Passover, Lent and Easter thought why not join the Army Sunday Worship Reserve,” Boyd said with a Gatherings at PROTESTANT Wednesdays during Lent 1100 - 1200 - Confessions, Ramstein North Chapel smirk. “I was never forced 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. Ash Wednesday, 18 February 2000 - Easter Vigil, Ramstein North Chapel 1700 - Liturgical Service with Communion, Ramstein South Chapel *No 1700 Mass at Vogelweh to grow up so quickly in my August-Süssdorf Strasse 8 community church Lenten Mid-Week Services Easter Sunday, 5 April Ramstein-Miesenbach life.” 25 February & 4, 11, 18, 25 March *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel 06371- 407 808 Keeping it real, 1800 - Liturgical - Midweek Lenten Soup Supper, Ramstein *Note: Time change for Palm Sunday and Easter Only info@frontlinecommunity.org Shipped to Fort Sill, South Chapel relational and relevant www.frontlinecommunity.org 1900 - Liturgical Lent Service, Ramstein South Chapel ORTHODOX COMMUNITY KAPAUN CHAPEL Oklahoma, the young trainee Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Air Force Chapel Schedule

Shammah Worship Center Presents

Spring Conference March 12-15, 2015

Samuel & Patricia Boswell Host Pastors

“Transition: Building The Kingdom One Brick at a Time” Philippians 3:14

Guest Psalmist Willie Mae Sharpe

All sessions will be held in Landstuhl at: Shammah Worship Center Bruchwiesen Strasse 16 66849 Landstuhl Tel: 011 49 6374 801 0719

Drs. Vernette and David Rosier Fellowship Church of Praise, Panama City, Florida

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

1900 Worship service 1900 Music concert and creative dance 0930 Couples 1000 Worship service

PHILIPPIANS 3:13-14 … Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.

Shammah — taken from the Hebrew means: “The Lord is Here.”


Holy Week Palm Sunday, 29 March 0900 - Liturgical Palm Sunday Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Palm Sunday Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Palm Sunday Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Palm Sunday Service, Vogelweh Chapel Good Friday, 3 April 1900 - Liturgical Good Friday Service, Ramstein South Chapel Easter Sunday 5 April 0700 - Easter Sunrise Service, South Chapel 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Easter Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Easter Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Resurrection Service, Vogelweh Chapel For questions about services and times call Ramstein North Chapel: 480-6148 (06371-47-6148) CATHOLIC Ash Wednesday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 18 February 0700, 1130, 1730 - Mass and Distribution of Ashes, Ramstein North Chapel Lenten Confessions, 16 March 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel 18 March 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel *No 1600 - 1645 Confessions on 4 April Fridays of Lent 20, 27 February & 6, 13, 20, 27 March 1730 - Stations of the Cross Ramstein North Chapel followed by a Lenten Soup Supper Holy Week & Sacred Triduum Palm Sunday 28 March 1700 - Vigil Mass, Vogelweh Chapel 29 March *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Thursday, 2 April 1730 - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Ramstein North Chapel followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament concludes with 2145 - Night Prayer Good Friday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 3 April 1200 - Stations of the Cross, Ramstein North Chapel 1730 - Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Saturday, 4 April 0800 - Office of Readings & Morning Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel

Lent 22 February 1800 - Forgiveness Sunday Vespers 25 February, 4,11,18 March & 1 April 1800 - Presanctified Liturgy 27 February & 6,13,20 March 1800 - Salutations to the Virgin Mary 25 March 0900 - Liturgy for the Annunciation 27 March 1800 - Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary Holy Week 4 April 0900 - Lazarus Saturday Liturgy 5 April 0900 - Palm Sunday Liturgy 5,6,7 April 1800 - Bridegroom Matins 8 April 1800 - Unction (Anointing) Service 9 April 0900 - Holy Thursday Liturgy; 1800 - 12 Gospel Readings 10 April 0900 - Royal Hours; 1500 - Unnailing Vespers; 2000 - Lamentations 11 April 0900 - Holy Saturday Liturgy; 2330 - Pascha (Easter) Services 12 April 1300 - Agape Vespers (Offsite at Picnic Grounds) For more information please contact: Fr. Matthew Streett at 0162-425-1998 or matthew.streett.1@us.af.mil

JEWISH COMMUNITY Purim, 4 March 1800 - Purim Celebration, Ramstein South Chapel Prayer, costume contest, entertainment, pizza dinner Suggested donation: $ 10 adults, $ 5 children, 12 and under Passover, 3 April 1800 - First night Passover Seder, Ramstein South Chapel Suggested donation: $ 20 per adult, $ 10 for children, 12 and under For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Chaplain, Captain Gary Davidson at DSN: 480-2205 or by e-mail at gary.davidson@us.af.mil

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Disney world premiere hits home for local family by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Members of the KMC were invited to view the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. About 30 people viewed the film. Jim Caldwell, senior vice president of Walt Disney Communications, hand-carried the movie to LRMC and introduced it, saying it was an honor to premiere it to the overseas military community. “Releasing this film almost two weeks prior to the official release date in the United States is a way to say ‘thank you’ face-to-face to the Soldiers and service men and women serving here,” he said. “It is a way for Disney to show its appreciation, and it is the least we can do.” The event took place because of a joint agreement between the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Disney. It is the third time a movie has premiered for service members prior to being released in the U.S. “McFarland, USA” was shown a sec-

ond time at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Gateway Cineplex on Ramstein later that day. The movie hit home for one movie viewer, Lyessa Mejia. “I’m from Delano, just one exit up from McFarland, California. We were definitely the bigger town compared to McFarland,” she said. “McFarland didn’t even have a K-Mart, so everyone had to come to Delano.” Delano is located seven miles north of McFarland and is known for being the birth place of Cesar Chavez, the famous migrant worker who fought for migrants’ rights. Lyessa’s husband, Augustin Mejia, a Soldier stationed at Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern who is originally from Bakersfield, California, saw the trailer for the movie while he was redeploying from Turkey. “I had friends who were grape pickers,” he said. “McFarland, USA” is a movie about second chances. The movie, based on real events that occurred in Delano, California, in 1987, takes the viewer on a journey into the world of migrant workers, mainly vegetable pickers, who rise up early every day to work in the fields. The film cen-

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Members of the KMC take part in the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. Jim Caldwell, senior vice president of Walt Disney Communications, introduced the movie, saying it was an honor to premiere it in the KMC.

ters on a group of young men who have found cross-country running as a way to ultimately change their lives. JimWhite, portrayed by actor Kevin Costner, is the cross-country coach who believes in these young men, and the results are amazing. “Disney has a complete section devoted to smaller, inspirational sports films with a lot of heart,” Caldwell said. “They may not be big blockbusters, but they are very important stories to be told.”

Watching the movie brought up many emotions for both of the Mejias. “The movie was good. I recognized a lot of the area, even though I’ve been gone since 2006,” Lyessa said. “What I didn’t realize was how poor we were growing up.” Lyessa visits her father, who still lives in Delano, and said she will tell her high school friends to see the movie. The movie premieres in the U.S. today.

Education Notes Teen Advisory Group meeting

The Teen Advisory Group meets from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810. This meeting is for teens ages 13 to 17 who want to make their voices heard about library programs and materials they want to see. Snacks will be provided, and no sign-up is required. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Asian & Antique Auction

For the ninth time in the KMC, the Ramstein Elementary School PTA is sponsoring the Asian & Antique Furniture Auction March 7 in the school

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Brothers earn black belts Brothers Joey, 12, and Christopher DeGrella, 11, sons of George DeGrella, Armed Forces Entertainment, display fight stances after being promoted to black belt in Kuk Sool Won, a traditional martial art from Korea. Joey and Christopher trained for four years to earn their black belts.

gym. A silent auction of approximately 100 different items will kick off this event at 10 a.m., and bidding will begin on the other 200 items at 11 and continue until everything is sold. This adult-only event is open to all ID cardholders. 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. Proceeds will go to the RES PTA to support school activities and enrichment programs.

One-day indoor soccer clinics

SKIESUnlimited is offering one-day indoor soccer clinics taught by a professional coach. Clinics are as follows: Saturday, speed, agility and quickness; March 7, shooting, finishing and goalkeeping. There are varying costs and times for each clinic. Open to ages 3 to 18. Clinics will be held at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl’s Wilson Barracks, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Paws & Pals

The Paws & Pals program helps children improve their literacy skills by teaming them up with a dog to read books. The dogs are registered volunteer animals that have been trained and are great listeners. The next Paws & Pals event will take place at 3 p.m. March 18. This event is open to preschool

Photos by Erica Fritz

Support Landstuhl Girl Scouts Landstuhl Girl Scout Troop 646 needs the KMC’s help to win the “Bling Out Your Booth” contest. The prize is $500 that will support the troop’s fundraising goals. To support the troop’s Legoland cookie booth, vote by visiting http://bit.ly/1EF95kj and clicking on “vote” next to the troop picture. Votes may be made every two hours.

through middle school-aged children. Sign up at the circulation desk at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. Want to see more Education Notes or school photos? Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com and click on “Schools.”

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Brillen Voigt Optical Shop has been a household name since 1929. Specializing in lenses, frames and all kinds of eye protection, Brillen Voigt is where it’s at for your eyes. Located on the top floor of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, the convenience could not be better. This optical shop has been serving the American community for over 30 years. Feel free to come in for a consultation for lenses and frames or personal color and style advice. Brillen Voigt has the highest quality German-made lenses, affordable brandname frames and stylish prescription sport glasses for golf and skiing. To make it even easier, their friendly and helpful staff, led by Ralph Bieselt, speak English. Their competent knowledge on all aspects of eyewear will not disappoint. In addition, there is no need for VAT forms as all sales are tax-free. Keep an eye out for their ad in the KA for monthly discounts that make your visit to Brillen Voigt even more worthwhile.

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Bistro Collage is a small, quaint and cozy bistro located right in the heart of Ramstein village. The experience and talent of the qualified staff definitely trickles down from the top. Anita Weiss is the owner of this fine establishment and has been serving Americans delicious food for many, years now. She knows what it takes to run a tight ship and offers great food at great prices. You definitely want to keep an eye out for their monthly specials in the KA. From their sensational schnitzel night to their holiday and seasonal specials on Valentine’s Day, Easter and Christmas, you will also be able to take advantage of their German holiday meals at a super price. What else can you ask for but a cozy bistro close to home that serves mouthwatering food at a price that won’t break the bank? There is even enough room for a special, private party or a fun “Hail and Farewell.” When you are hungry for home cooking right in Ramstein village,...Bistro Collage is the place to be! Feel free to call and ask for their weekly lunch specials, too.

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Mahogany Salon

The definition of “entrepreneur” is a person who organizes and manages an enterprise, especially a business, with considerable initiative and risk. This is a great description of Kela Peterson, American and CEO of Hair by Mahogany in Kaiserslautern. Not only is she the CEO but she is also a stylist who specializes in creating a brand of hair extensions, 100 % virgin hair and offering up to 50 % off the retail price. Kela has created a brand of hair extensions that range from Deep Wave, Body Wave, Tight Curly, Straight and Loose Weave. Hair by Mahogany has a mission...to offer their customers the most affordable options to buying hair extensions. Kela believes that every woman deserves to look their best at a price that women can afford. This particular brand of hair extensions is by far the best for quality & price. Not only does Hair by Mahogany offer 100% virgin hair extensions, Kela & her staff also offer advice on products, styles and keeping your own hair healthy. You may call or book online for a free consultation. In addition, the salon also offers treatments for natural & relaxed hair. They also just added a new stylist, Sabine, with 30 plus years’ experience. Check out their fun specials in The Find It Guide and KA. It doesn’t hurt to get a discount or free Mimosa or Bellini while you’re there! Make your appointment for February, and get a 10% discount off haircuts & treatments! Kela and her competent staff are looking forward to your visit!

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March Mark Your Calendar 2015 Events » A lodging furniture sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday in Bldg. 310 on Ramstein. Today will be open for active duty, E-4 and below only. Items include sofas, complete beds, tables, DVD players and more. The sale is open to all U.S. ID cardholders. U.S. cash and checks only. Items must be picked up day of purchase. » Armed Forces Entertainment is bringing the Seattle Sea Gals to the KMC starting at 5 p.m. Monday. Enjoy a special meet and greet at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. Beginning at 6 p.m. March 10, enjoy a free special variety show Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Doors open one hour prior to performance. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern hosts its annual Pfennig Bazaar March 6 to 8 at the Veranstaltungshalle (event hall) of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau. Donations needed: clean clothing, leather goods, hats, working household appliances, dishes, toys, books, stereo equipment, antiques and small furniture items. Dates for dropping off donations are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday on Badweiherstrasse. GAIWC is a non-profit organization, and all profits from the bazaar will support a wide variety of local charities. Volunteers are also needed to help at the event. The Pfennig Bazaar hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 6, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 7 and 8. For more information, email president@gaiwc.com. » The Sweeney-McAvinchey Irish Dance School will host an open house and multi-family flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 at Bruchwiesentrasse 2, Ramstein-Miesenbach. There will be Irish dance performances at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., along with Irish music, food and fun. Proceeds benefit four local dancers who have qualified to dance at the Irish Dance World Championships in Montreal, Canada, the end of March. For more information, contact Mary Sweeney at mursweeney@gmail.com.

KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Kindertransport: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and March 6, 7, 13 and 14, and 3 p.m. March 8 and 15. » Young Frankenstein: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, and 3 p.m. April 12 and 19. This production is recommended for mature audiences. » 2015 IMCOM-E Army Entertainment Tournament of Plays Awards Show: 6 p.m. April 25 at Armstrong’s Club. Reservations are only available through the community entertainment director. Cost is $25 per person. Advanced reservations and payment are required. » Moon Over Buffalo: Auditions to be held at 7 p.m. March 9 and 10. Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. May 29 and 30 and June 5, 6, 12 and 13, and 3 p.m. June 7 and 14.

Armstrong’s Club Events Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Wine expo: 4 to 10 p.m. today, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday. Wine and fine food from all over the world will be available for tasting. Wine seminars will be held each day of the expo. Visitors will receive a commemorative wine glass to take home. Cost is $35.95 per person/per day. Tickets are on sale now. Purchase a ticket online via WebTrac, at Armstrong’s Club from 5 to 10 p.m. daily, at any Army and Air Force Exchange Service Express Shop, or at any Java Cafe in the KMC. » Karaoke Superstar Competition: Competition rounds take place from 8 to 11 p.m. March 6, 12, 20 and 26. Each week, two winners will receive $50 and a pass to the finals for a chance to win a $300 cash prize. The finale will be held at 8 p.m. March 27. Registration for competition rounds will be done on site. Arrive early; space is limited. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » Luck of the Irish St. Patrick’s Day party: 9 p.m. March 13. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day specials, music and prizes. » Industry Night Mondays: 5 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This night for service industry employees features raffles, cocktails and music. » Motown Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. Includes special martini menu and jazz music. » Trivia Wednesdays: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Fab Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday. Karaoke will be held two Fridays of the month, and the other two Fridays will be a club party with a DJ. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Swag Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Sunday Sports: 2 to 11 p.m. every Sunday. Enjoy live sports playing on all TV screens. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Kazabra Club Events Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 4897261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Urban Nights: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull, Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs, and take part in fun sports trivia.

Jobs » A USA Jobs workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today in the computer lab in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from an employment readiness expert. RSVP required. For details and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups » The Couples Support Group takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month until April 22 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Are you new to the KMC area and want to meet other new couples? Here is an opportunity to discuss the challenges and seek solutions to living in Europe. For details and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Meetings » Join the New Parent Support Program and other community counterparts for information about pregnancy and newborns at the next Expectant Parent Orientation from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl’s Wilson Barracks. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 06313406-4659.

Classes and Training » Toddler 4-1-1 is a class that addresses things parents are likely to encounter during their child’s toddler years: temper tantrums, potty training, picky eaters, sleep issues, age-appropriate expectations and more. Parents are encouraged to attend with their toddlers and bring an item for lunch. Session dates: March 10 and 24, April 14 and 28, and May 12 and 26. Sessions are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Yellow Ribbon Room in Bldg. 2926 on Pulaski Barracks. For details or to register in advance, call 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659. » The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center on Ramstein will offer its pilot Russian courses for free to U.S. service members and eligible Department of Defense civilians. Enrollment is limited to 12 learners per class, and priority is given to U.S. service members who have mission-related travels or interests in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Course dates will take place until March 6 at the language lab on Ramstein, Bldg. 548, Room 102. Beginners classes are from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; intermediate classes are from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and advanced classes are from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For details, contact Al Fragoso at alfonso.fragoso@ us.af.mil or 478-2303.

Baumholder Events » Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater presents “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” at 7 p.m. today, Saturday and March 6 and 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday and March 8. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for youth and seniors. To reserve a ticket, contact Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Youth of all ages are invited to audition for the classic Disney production of “Beauty and the Beast,” at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Get the chance to sing your favorite Disney songs, such as “Be Our Guest.” Youth ages 6 to 18 are needed. If you prefer helping out backstage, artists, painters and tech volunteers are needed as well. For more information, call Hilltop Theater at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Celebrate the kick-off of the Army Emergency Relief Campaign with a special breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Baumholder dining facility, Bldg. 8311 on Smith Barracks. The event will feature a special guest speaker. For more information or reserve a spot, contact your AER campaign coordinators, AER unit representatives, or ACS at 485-8188 or 06783-6-8188. » Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Bangers and Mash Party, starting at 6 p.m. March 21 at Baumholder’s Tavern on the Rock, Bldg. 8085 on Smith Barracks. Bangers and mash, a traditional Irish pub grub that consists of sausage and mashed potatoes, will be available for purchase. Karaoke will start at 9 p.m., and drink specials will also be available. Find one of the leprechaun’s golden coins hidden around the tavern and receive a free non-alcoholic drink. Don’t forget to wear green! For more information, call 4856533 or 06783-6-6533.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses’ Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Resume Writing 101: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Transition GPS — Career Technical Training: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » EFMP Playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Vogelweh Community Center THURSDAY » Transition GPS — Career Technical Training: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC MARCH 6 » New commanders/first sergeants immersion brief: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., to be determined


For details and to register for KMC youth instructional classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes,” or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 06371-47-6444 or Vogelweh Youth Programs at 0631536-6504. Most of these classes run through May 2015.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292. MONDAY » Healthy Eating: 10 to 11:30 a.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. TUESDAY » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY » Heart Smart/DASH: 2 to 3 p.m.

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THURSDAY » Tobacco Cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. MARCH 6 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Orientation is from 8 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and more. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 0637146-2098. » 4 GREAT DATES: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6, 13, 20 and 27. Join your spouse for a lunch date. Over four sessions we will focus on communication, building intimacy, the five love languages and how to work through conflict. Whether you’re newly married or 15 years in, this training, based on the principles of the PREP program, can help to keep your marriage strong. Feel free to bring a lunch. » PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and March 11, 18 and 25. Parenting is not an easy job. Even the most seasoned parent goes through times of challenges in knowing how to manage behaviors and handle concerns about their children. In this training, interact with other parents who share the goal of growing parenting knowledge and skills. The principles of love and logic for effective, loving parenting will be discussed. Feel free to bring a lunch. » KIDS FIRST: PRINCIPLES OF POSITIVE CO-PARENTING: 10 a.m. to noon March 9. Being a divorced or separated parent presents unique challenges. This training focuses on practical strategies for managing stress through a divorce or separation, helping children with coping, and how to keep children first.

Medical Group

» SELF-INITIATED CARE KIT, twice a month. Call 4792273 (CARE) to sign up for a class. » ATTENTION: TRICARE ONLINE IS AVAILABLE for

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your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. For more information or to register online, visit www.tricareonline.com.


» Adolescent Support and Counseling Service is a comprehensive program that provides prevention education and counseling services to 11- to 19-year-old ID cardholders in the military community. Their mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and military families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers life skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. ASACS participates in supportive activities related to military life transitions and provides individual, group and family counseling services. ASACS counselors’ offices are located in Department of Defense schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families. Contact your school ASACS counselor for more information.

Military family life consultants

» Military family life consultants are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues, including relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psychoeducational presentations focus 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, 017669333243 or 0151-5674 8179.


» The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Hotline is available 24/7 by calling 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272.

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charities, German-American youth activities, and student exchange programs,” Schneider said. Last year the club donated almost €35,000. “Donations did go to American Kindergraves, Kaiserslautern High School senior class, Baumholder Hospitality House, Terre des Hommes, Atlantic Academy, Lebenshilfe, and many other children’s and charity institutions,” said Marlein Auge, the club’s corresponding secretary. The Pfennig Bazaar will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 and 11. Club members will provide homemade cakes, waffles and small dishes, such as soup and sausages. “Just like last year, we expect about 5,000 visitors,” Auge said. “We are still looking for volunteers who (can) help us at the many bazaar stands.” To volunteer, email Helga.bac@t-online.de. For more information on the Pfennig Bazaar and the club, visit www.gaiwc.com.

briefings and provided the occasional readiness update. His military career soon faded in the background leaving him more time to reconnect spiritually. “While in seminary working on my master’s degree I met some old friends who were commissioned chaplain candidates,” he said. “After some convincing, I thought it would be a great way to finish up my master’s degree. I also figured I already did six years in the Army. This couldn’t possibly be more intense, so I gave it a shot.” Finishing Officer Training School with a pair of gold bars on his collar and a new outlook on life, Boyd said he was excited to be a part of the family business again. “Throughout my early years, I was still trying to figure out what to do with myself,” the major said. “OTS helped me realize what my purpose in this world is, and so began my life as an Air Force chaplain.”

Not long after becoming a captain, Boyd experienced his first deployment to the Middle East, spending time in Egypt, Kuwait and Iraq. “My career has been full of great experiences but there hasn’t been anything like that deployment,” he said. “It was 2003 and we were in the middle of a war … I could see the stress, pain and hopelessness weigh on the people around me. Of course, I felt I had to try and do something. “So during my first worship service, I met with the civil engineer guys and dug a big hole, placed a fuel bladder in it and filled the hole up with water,” the chaplain continued. “Then I held a baptism; a lot of people rededicated their life to God that day.” Though there were occasions when he questioned his path, Boyd said he never regretted becoming a chaplain. Despite a tragedy, he said he held his faith at his side and is proud to have continued a legacy paved by his forefathers, becoming the warrior he knew he was meant to be.

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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Floh im Ohr,” a comedy by Georges Feydeau, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and March 27, and 6 p.m. March 8. • “West Side Story,” a musical by Leonard Bernstein, in German, 6 p.m. Sunday. • “Die letzten Tage der Menschheit,” a tragedy by Karl Kraus, 7:30 p.m. March 6 and 6 p.m. March 29. • “Der Vorname,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. March 7. • “Irrelohe,” an opera by Franz Schreker, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 7, 14 and 24. • “Bolero,” a ballet by Stefano Gianetti with music by Maurice Ravel, 7:30 p.m. March 13. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Christian Steiffen presents German pop and rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €16. • Dieter Thomas Kuhn & Band present German pop and rock, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €30. • The band Ohrenfeindt presents hard rock, 8 p.m. March 6. Tickets cost €18. • Die Apokalyptischen Reiter perform metal, folk, rock, 8 p.m. March 13. Tickets cost €27. • The Swedish rock band The Durango Riot presents hard rock and power pop, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €17. • The British band The Brew performs rock blues, 8 p.m. March 17. Tickets cost €20. • Party: I love ’90s — ’90s music nonstop, 11 p.m. March 21. Tickets cost €5. • Manfred Mann’s Earthband presents rock, 8 p.m. March 25. Tickets cost €31. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics presents works by Nikolai Kapustin and Jean Sibelius, 1 p.m. Thursday. Lunch will be offered at noon. Tickets cost €21 with lunch and €12 without lunch. • The German Radio Philharmonics presents works by Antonín Dvorák and Johannes Brahms, 8 p.m. March 13. Tickets cost €17 to €25. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. • “Amazing Shadows,” a dance theater and acrobatics show, 8 p.m. today. For tickets, visit www.resetproduction.de. • The Bohemians present a Queen show, “Who wants to live forever,” 8 p.m. March 8. For tickets, visit www.ticket-regional.de. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • Zumba Party and Salsa Disco with DJ Gabriel, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €5. • “Mon Mari Et Moi,” four musicians/singers present chansons, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €7.50. For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de. Stiftskirche, Stiftsplatz, Kaiserslautern: • Celtic Nights: with ANNWN, 8 p.m. today; with the duo Harpish, 8 p.m. March 6. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • “The Spirit of Ireland,” an Irish dance and live music show, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €28.50, €34 and €39.50.

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The Durango Riot The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the Swedish band The Durango Riot, performing hard rock music at 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €17. For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

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Shopping night in Bad Dürkheim Bad Dürkheim on the German Wine Street will offer a special shopping night with special lights, light cones, glowing snails and fantasy figures from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. The annual vineyard nights will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. March 6, and 5 to 11 p.m. March 7. During this time, vineyards will be immersed in colored lights. Vintners will serve food and wine specialties along a 6-kilometer trail. For details, visit www.weinbergnacht.de.

• “Sesamstrasse,” the Sesame Street birthday show, in German, 5 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €6.50 to €14.20. • “Die Schürzenjäger,” the Alpine folk music band presents modern folk music, rock, country and blues, 8 p.m. March 7. Tickets cost €27.90 and €32.90. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Ladykillers,” a criminal comedy in Palatinate dialect, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €8, 10 and 12. • “Big, Black and Beautiful,” a lady band presents soul music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. • Flairck presents a world music concert, 7:30 p.m. March 13. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. Festhalle Waldmohr, Bahnhofstrasse 57b: • Stephan Schappé presents a piano night with classical music, jazz, pop and film music, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €14 at the door. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Inger-Celis-Ekman,” three ballet performances by 16 dancers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and March 7, 13 and 18. For details, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “2 Gents,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day based on William Shakespeare’s novel (Two gentlemen of Verona), 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and March 21, and 4 p.m. March 15.

• “Otello,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7 p.m. Tuesday and March 13. For details, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Ghost — The Musical,” based on the Oscar-winning movie, through March 29. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.


• Pfalzgalerie Museum, Kaiserslautern, special exhibition, “At War,” with photos by Pulitzer prize winner Anja Niedrighaus, through April 26. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. For details, visit www.mpk.de. • Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers, special exhibition, “Americans ... German caricatures of the early 1950s,” open to Saturday. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. • Historical Museum of the Palatinate in Speyer, “Titanic” exhibition, through June 28. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit www.titanic-dieausstellung.de.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 3. • Ludwigshafen, Gartencenter Dehner, Oderstrasse 5, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. • Worms, Kaiserpassage garage, Korngasse 8, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Physical fitness Local sports club holds half-marathon March 22 resources found locally in KMC by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

by Alysha Brandy Fitness program manager Ramstein’s Airmen are dedicated to maintaining their physical fitness and are truly “Fit to Fight.” With a 98.5 percent pass rate on the fitness assessment, personnel demonstrated that with personal dedication and great support, they can achieve an outstanding overall fitness standard. There is a fitness community just waiting to provide outstanding nutritional and fitness advice. The 786th Force Support Squadron fitness centers currently offer more than 50 classes at the Vogelweh, Northside and Southside fitness centers each week. These classes range from intense indoor cycling classes to relaxing, but physically challenging, yoga classes. One of the popular classes, PT Boot Camp, is offered for free at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Northside Fitness Center. This class is geared toward building muscular endurance and strength, which can lead to increased performance on the Air Force fitness assessment. The fitness centers also offer many events and programs to keep members active and motivated to stay fit. One of the upcoming events, the power lifting competition, will be held March 14 at the Vogelweh Fitness Center. Weigh-ins will begin at 9 a.m. and the competition begins at 10 with prizes for the top overall male and female competitors, as well as the highest weight lifted in each weight class category. Participants can register at the Southside Fitness Center through March 6. Other incentive programs offered throughout the year are the running, cycling, power walking, stepping, strength training and racquetball clubs. Each incentive club participant can track their progress at the front desk of the fitness centers and receive a prize when a milestone is reached. The fitness center’s partners, Outdoor Recreation and the aquatic center, also offer fitness options, such as the climbing wall, water aerobics and lap swimming. Health promotions, located behind the Southside Fitness Center, offers body fat measurements via the BodPod, as well as nutritional advice. Through partnerships, Airmen and families have many options to stay physically fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle.


he running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will hold the 34th annual half marathon March 22 in Kaiserslautern. The 13.1-mile course with variations in height is free of traffic and leads through the scenic surroundings of Kaiserslautern. “Each type of runner can participate in this half marathon,” said Angelika Hausser, one of the sports club’s organizers. “Beginners might just want to complete the course, and regular long-distance runners want to beat their personal best time.” The start and finish area will be the Bertha-von-Suttner School (Schulzentrum Süd), Im Stadtwald, 67663 Kaiserslautern. Follow the signs that say “Stadion” and “Halbmarathon.” Start will be at 9:30 a.m. and finish will be around noon. Registrations can be made from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the school lobby. Advance online registration can be made by visiting www.tsg-kl.de and clicking on “Laufabteilung” under the “TSG: Abteilung” heading on the left side of the page and “Halbmarathon,” which can be found by scrolling

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Half-marathon runners can enjoy Kaiserslautern’s surroundings March 22.

down the page. Online registration ends March 18. Registration fee is €10, which should be paid the morning of the event. Participants will be able to change and take showers in the school’s gym. The award ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. in the school’s dining hall (Mensa). There will be prizes for the overall female and male winner, for each age group (male and female), for the fastest team (male and female) and for the three biggest starter groups.

Martial arts tournament

The 15th annual U.S. Air Forces in Europe Martial Arts Tournament will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday for children ages 7 to 18. Register at the Ramstein Youth Center or ask a martial arts instructor for the registration form and more information. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer, contact the youth center at 480-6444 or 06371-47-6444.

Volunteer track coaches needed

Ramstein High School needs volunteer assistant coaches for the track and field season starting Monday. Share your experience in a variety of throwing, jumping and running events. Make a difference in the community, and share your joy for the sport. For more information, contact the coach at william.buckley@eu.dodea.edu or 0151-52556697.

Color Me Green 5K fun run/walk

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Color Me Green 5K fun run/walk March 21. The 5K begins at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Registration takes place from 8 to 9:30 a.m., a safety briefing will be held at 9:45 a.m., and start time is at 10 a.m. The 5K is open to ID cardholders of all ages. Pets are welcome on a leash. The course is stroller friendly, but not suitable for roller blades. Cost is $5. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 adults to register on the day of the event. Show your support and wear the

“Last year, almost 400 runners reached the finish point. About 100 runners were Americans,” Hausser said. The overall male winner ran a time of 1:15:21, and the overall female winner’s time was 1:28:36. “We hope to be able to again welcome many American runners, joggers and just-for-fun athletes,” Hausser said. For more information, contact Hausser at 06301-1422 or laufen@ tsg-kl.de.

color green and be eligible for drawings to win prizes. For more information, call 493-2086 or 0631-3406-2086.

Landstuhl Falcons

The Landstuhl Falcons Baseball Club was created for all adults who want to play baseball in the KMC. The Landstuhl Falcons is a brand new team that has been accepted into the SWBSV, German Baseball League and will play teams in the surrounding area. Practices are held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. The game schedule is currently being created by the league.

German-American Friendship 5K

The German-American Friendship 5K Run/Walk takes place from 8 a.m. to noon April 11 at the Gelterswoog lake, Gelterswoog 20, 67661. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and pets to this free event, and celebrate a day of camaraderie. Participation medals will be given to the first 500 people. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

KMC Youth Sports volunteers

KMC Youth Sports has volunteer opportunities for the coming baseball/softball season. If interested in coaching youth sports, contact the Ramstein Youth Sports Department at 480-5660 or 06371-47-5660, or the Vogelweh Youth Sports Department at 489-7810 or 06371-536-7810.

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Excellent Opportunity! Freestdg house, 220 sqm, 4 BRs, BIK, georgeous yard w/summer hse + buildin fireplace, huge storage, pets alAll ads and pics on class-world.com lowed. Located right by the woods/fields with city view. 20 3BR House located only 10min from RAB. Amazing deal 15min to Landstuhl and 20min 1450 Euros + util + reduced RAM. Enjoy living in this safe and finder's fee. 0170-7176718 quiet town, 1,5 bath, BIK, south side yard, patio, heated carpet Exclusive, great house in Stein8bedrooms, 2living floors for your comfort. Available wenden, now. €850 + €300 util. No pets. rooms, 3bathrooms, 280sqm, double garage, garden, 10 minu06375-5485 English spoken tes to RAB, no finders fee! 0172-6175838 or 7min to LRMC/10min to RAB €2160+util. built 2004, 214sqm 4BR liv/din rm Raytro60@aol.com BIK 2baths big basem/laundry rm Hermersberg, 185sqm, 5BR, studio park spots sml pets ok 2bath, open din/livrm, balc, patio, €1250+utl 06371-15559 or 0160- fully fenced garden, garage, 2 5684404 after 4 p.m. park place, great view. €1350+util, 0179-1456377 Bann, Comfortable freest. Hou- House for rent in 66851 Linden, se, pets welcome, 5 bedrms, Talstr. 24. 4BR 2kitchens 3 b.i.k., woodoven, terrace, bal- bathrms 2 liv rms 2firepl 3garages cony, 195sqm garage, yard, €1400 Call: 06307-6734 or 01601.275,--€ +util, Dully Immobilien, 98566159 Tel.06306-992894 or 0171House for rent in Jettenbach, 7237861 310Sqm, 4BR, 2,75 Baths, BIK, fiBann: 3 bedr., 2 bath, living-di- repl., Granit-Steps, Yard, D-Garaningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, ge, no pets 1900+util, 0171garage, 1.350 € + util www.agra- 4773278


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Kindsbach: 10 mins to Airbase, Landstuhl, K-Town. Huge, modern home, 240sqm, 6 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, BIK, radiant floor heating, patio and yard, quiet st, garage+parking. Available now. Duplex in Niedermohr, €1340, Rent 1550 euros. Call Mindie 4rms, bik, utilityrm, carport, clea0172 6855976 ning lady inclusive. 06383-5610, Kottweiler: Freestanding 5 bedr., 06383-5330, info@kollmen.de 3 bath, living-diningrm., built-inHouse in Homburg, 168sqm, kit., yard, patio, yard, garage, Bruchhof.15min to RAB. Renov 1.890 € + util www.agra-immobili 2009. 2stories, 2BR, 1.75baths, en.de 06371-57656 House for rent Schwedelbach, 3miles to airbase, 180sqm, 4BR, liv/dinrm, 2baths, new kitchen, garage. €1230+util. Phone: 06304919272

Beautiful FSH in Mackenbach, 238 m²,4 BR, 2 Baths, BIK, liv./ din. room area, storage, attic, internet avail., yard, patio, balcony, partial floor heating, carport, pets negotiable, rent €1850, avail.Now!Reduced Finder's Fee!!!contact: ramstein@gibill pay.com or call 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, view more houses at www.gibillpay.com/realestate Comfortable renovated old farmhouse, Dorfstr. 16, 66424 Homburg/Altbreitenfelderhof near Waldmohr 5min, 7rms BIK liv rm din rm 2bath 2balc terrace basement yard parking. €1200 + utl 0163-3505337 or MGBernd@ schlau.com


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February 27, 2015 Outskirts KL, quiet area, mid-terrace house, built in 2004,4BDR, 2.5bath, liv/dinrm, open kitchen, car prk, garage. 4km to Kleber Kaserne. Avail now. €1040+est €200 util. Electricity paid by tenant. €2000 deposit. No pets. Tel 0176/ 88071500 Ramstein city center, first floor, 153sqm, lrg property, 1500sqm, 2 parkspots, sep entry, BIK 20sqm, liv/din 53sqm, 3BR, bathrm, 1.5 bathrm, basem for washer/dryer. €850 (incl water) + util, internet, sat TV (ger/eng), 06371-51385 or 0176-88120820 Ramstein Top Location! House, 3BR, 3 stor rms, 1 bath w. tub & shower, 3 toilets, 2 balc, 1 terrace, 2 park spots, 1 carport, small garden. Avail now. Call: 06371-50621 Ramstein Village: nice home 5 mins from Airbase with 120sqm of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, new BIK, hardwood floors, gas heating, garage. Available now. Rent 890euros. Call Mindie 0172 6855976 Ramstein, new house, 6BDR, 3baths, gar/ya. €1750, Dzepezau er@aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 Ramstein: Duplex 4 bedr., 3 bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., garage, patio, yard, 1.540 € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Ramstein: Duplex 5 bedr., 3 bath, built-in-kit., living-diningrm, balcony, carport, yard, 1.275 € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371-57656 Single Family House Landstuhl €720, mail@immobilien-paulus.de, 01704773271 Stelzenberg, 120sqm duplex, 3BR, 2bath, BIK, small balc, terracew/garden, garage, €965+util, 0171-8031980 after 6 pm Traditional Country House Mackenbach, Weilerbacherstr. 28,4min RAB 168sqm 4BR BIK livrm 2bath, balc terr garage dbl cport big yard €1245+utl (solar based heat) if needed wooden ceilings non-smoker no pets avail 9 March 0631-46383 lv msg if not home. Weilerbach: Freestanding 5 bedr., granny flat possible, 3 ½ bath, built-in-kit., living-diningrm, patio, yard, 2 garages, 2.000 € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371-57656

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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. 1995 Mazda RX7, Japanese spec, highly modified with 430hp, garage kept, and well maintained by a Mazda professional. Price is $28,000 and negotiable. Call or email for more info. 01757914858. Email: Wisefamilie@ aim.com 2002 BMW 525i Sport Sedan, $9,995-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@europeanmo tors.org, Web: www.europeanmo tors.org 2003 BMW 325i Sport Sedan, $10,495-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: sales@europeanmo tors.org, Web: www.europeanmo tors.org 2013 Mercedes C-300, $28700, Factory Warranty to Nov 16, Dealer Maintained, 26K Miles, Contact fxdwngflyr@yahoo.com,

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The 86th Force Support Squadron at Ramstein has licensed providers on and off the installation. Providers who provide more than 10 hours a week of care must be licensed. Please use good judgment when choosing child care services. For more information please contact DSN 478-7420 or civ 06371405-7420 or email 86FSS.FCC@ramstein.af.mil

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The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) Annual Coin Design Contest is underway. The contest is open to all Department of Defense (DoD) employees and their family members to create a 2015 CFC-O coin design that embodies the spirit of the campaign: "Give because you care." The chosen design will be featured on a commemorative coin distributed to select contributors during the 2015 CFC-O this fall. Contest entries will be accepted through 15 March 2015. For more information visit www.cfco verseas.org.

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I went to the much-anticipated flohmarkt in Homburg last Saturday, and let me just say that it did not disappoint!! Friends have raved about this year-round, once-monthly market that takes place every first Saturday of the month. Less than 30 minutes from Kaiserslautern/ Ramstein area, 1 1/2 hours from Wiesbaden and 2 1/2 hours from Stuttgart, Homburg hosts the biggest flea and antiques market in Southwest Germany. It is held in a large open area called the Forum, in front of the Homburg town hall (Rathaus) and district office. The market takes place from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

lot of sellers pack up as early as 1 p.m. You can bring your own snacks and drinks, but there are a couple of stalls with hot food and drinks. Bring your market cart and bags with you, as well as euro coins and small bills. Sellers will frown if you try to pay with a 50-euro bill for a 5-euro item. Vendors are willing to negotiate, so don’t be afraid to haggle! A small notepad is handy when discussing prices with non-English speaking sellers, and for writing down your address if needing to have a large piece of furniture delivered to your home. Yes, delivery and/or holding furniture can often be arranged!

Treasures abound Vendors come from Luxembourg, France and Germany. There’s a good mix of antique sellers and professional dealers, as well as local folks cleaning out their garages and basements. I saw hand-embroidered linens, WWI and WWII memorabilia, Villeroy and Boch dishes (the company’s main plant is nearby), German and French fine bone china and pottery, vintage postcards and stamps, demijohns of different sizes, wine crates and beautiful antiques. I was pleasantly surprised to see a lot of vendors despite the nippy weather. More sellers participate during warmer months – sometimes close to a thousand vendors (!), a local mentioned.

Good suggestions Come early to get a good parking spot and to get the first pick on items you seek. The market supposedly runs until late afternoon, but I saw a

Good info to know Here are the rest of the 2015 flohmarkt dates for Homburg: March 7, April 11, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, October 10, and November 7. The official website for the flohmarkt is www.flohmarkt.homburg.de (open in Google Chrome to automatically translate to English). Plug in your navi to this address: Am Forum 6, 66424 Homburg. Street parking is available all around the forum and town hall, as well as designated parking lots nearby. This may very well be one of my favorite flohmarkts in Germany. I hope to be back with a couple of my friends in the next month or two! Author’s Profile: Janice is a military spouse who lives in Stuttgart. She enjoys getting off post and exploring Germany with her family as well as blogging.

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Apollo Amateur Night Tickets, $20 Now, $25 AT The Door, Contact The POC's On The Attached Flyer! Interested In Performing? Are You Good Enough To Walk Away With a $500 Cash Prize? Email oo7dizzy77@gmail.com Art Nouveau furniture over 100 years old. A variety of items, grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480


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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, for pics see class-world.com jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Giant Antique Warehouse Sale. $500 gift certificate to be given away. Sat & Sun: March 7 and 8, 10am-3pm Schneeweiderhof 11, 67754 Essweiler Map: www.schoolhouse-antiques.com. Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! €8, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com Handbag "clutch style": Love to go out and dont want to use a big handbag? Dont miss out on this small, black bag. Perfect for going out at night!, €3, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com Handbag "Esprit brand": Small bad, black leather, ideal if you only need to carry few things around with you like purse, cell phone etc., €5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@gmail.com

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Hand-Carved Beverage Bar. Beautiful detail. Unique and sure to please. Please see on-line ad for pictures. Personal showing anytime, in Wiesbaden. Buyer pick-up only. €300 firm. agameone@ya hoo.com

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German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New Art Deco Mirror from Napier, New €1200 each, now selling for €200 Zealand. A beautiful mirrow from each! Call: 0176-907-96039 early 20th Century. Beveled glass. Very good condition. Please see the on-line ad for more details and pictures. €75 firm. agameo Vintage Suitcase, $30, in good ne@yahoo.com condition. Measurements: 28"-L x 20"-W x 7.5"-H payden. forkum@ Black Steel Bunkbed, $90 (obo), yahoo.com 8 months old, mattresses not included, lower bunk fits a queen siUMUC My Math Lab Access, zed mattress, upper bunk fits a $90, payden.forkum@yahoo.com, twin sized mattress, very sturdy This is "My Math Lab" access co- and in very good condition, origide. *Unused** I purchased a code nally priced 149 EUR, digioia2@ online then realized a code came hotmail.com, with my book so I can't use it. Decorative antique cabinet, masVarious music CDs for sale, all sive wood. Wide: 2.41m. Total from the 2000er years. Single height: 2m. €1200 obo. KaisersCDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina lautern, Tel: 0631/57182 Mobil: Aguilera etc. for €3, music samp- 017660826331 lers like Bravo Hits and The Dome €4. For a picture of the selection Antique reproduction secretary see www.class-world.com. Con- desk. See photos on KA classitact janina.wuttke@gmx.de fieds web page. Contact Eric and

Selling at 1 half the value given by the Swarovski companySwarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 40years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Mia at 063759949674. Call for info: 06332-41560 bet- Wine Cork Coasters handmade, eyates9761@aol.com ween 2pm to 8pm. Can deliver to very nice. $5 for set of 4, pay den.forkum@YAHOO.COM RAB!


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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

Hollister strapless top. White color, size M. With ribbons to tie a bow on the back. €15. For pics see www.class-world.com. Contact janina.wuttke@gmx.de

Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits FURNITURE almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any out- All ads and pics on class-world.com fit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best !!! A beautiful German white Large Carrier Cat or dog, "Skudo girl friends. €12, copongracz@ shrank with glass vitrine and lighIATA”, confirms the IATA stan- gmail.com ted bar (best offer gets it) and a dards/regulations, Size 4 (L 68cm, complete set of Black Leather B 48cm, H 51cm) Brand New, still Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Cre- Bound 1987 Encyclopedia Brittain box not even opened as I orde- me, handmade, adjustable in size, nica (make an offer) 01704019648 red 2, $40, for pic please see fits almost every wrist. Beautiful class-world.com, s.vogl75@ accessory for any ocation, any 5 piece bedroom furniture wiweb.de outfit. Treat yourself to something thout mattress, leather bed, $250, nice or bring a smile to your best afsatu05@yahoo.com, please text LG 1600W Turbo Vac, It's in girl friends. €15, copongracz@ oe call 015167637477 good condition it also has a reusa- gmail.com ble bag in good condition €30, 5 piece faux marble top dinning ss2day@gmail.com, Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, room set, $250, afsatu05@ya hoo.com, please call Mens Ultra Thin Wallet Genuine handmade, adjustable in size, fits 015167637477 almost every wrist. Beautiful acLeather New, $15, Bifold style with 6 card slots & money clip, cessory for any ocation, any outAntique 100 y.o. German china 3.25"x4.25" payden.forkum@ya fit. Treat yourself to something nicabinet, matching dining table ce or bring a smile to your best hoo.com girl friends. €10, coemser@ with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Mini Refrigerator, Selling a mini gmail.com Eric and Mia at 063759949674. refrigerator good for a party or entertainment room to hold soda, wi- Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/whi- €950, eyates9761@aol.com ne, beer, or small foods 220V in te, handmade, adjustable in size, good condition €25, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful Antique Bench, Antique bench accessory for any ocation, any with cushion seat, storage space 015207276307, outfit. Treat yourself to something and wheels. See photo on KA Must sell 62 year old flawless soli- nice or bring a smile to your best classifieds web page. Contact taire .45 carat diamond ring set in girl friends. €10, copongracz@ Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €600, eyates9761@aol.com white gold. Will accept $ or €. gmail.com Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. Striped hand-made felt shoulder Antique corner desk. See photo Oversized Cardigan from Re- bag, large, trend colors, perfect on KA classifieds web page. Conview. Black and white stripes. For gift, €30, for pics see class- tact Eric and Mia at pictures visit www.class- world.com €150, jenniferwilking@hot 063759949674. world.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ mail.com eyates9761@aol.com gmx.de Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039

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Queen Sleeper Sofa, $50, ca hilldd@yahoo.com, call Dog Kennel, $100, cahilldd@ya 0035226361883 for details hoo.com, call 0035226361883 for Really nice antique sideboard, details. massive wood. Wide: 1.40m. Total height: 1.40m. €650 obo. KaiPROFESSIONAL serslautern, Tel: 0631/57182 Mobil: 017660826331 SERVICES Santa-Maria 1492 Ship, $80, All ads and pics on class-world.com This is a beautiful, handcrafted, and hand painted ship. It is in excellent condition and displays brilProfessional Services are ofliant colors. Measurements: 30" L fered by registered businesx 27" H x 12" W. payden.forkum@ ses as well as private peoyahoo.com ple. To ensure a satisfactory service experience, please alSectional couch, $300, ways ask for credentials and afsatu05@yahoo.com, please call deny payments up front. For 015167637477 cleaning services, arrange Very Nice antique Sewing Machifor payments after a final ne perfect for the den or home dewalk-through and inspection cor, $150.00, spvendor@ of the clean house. gmail.com, Vintage Suitcase, $30, in good Clock repair & antique clock sacondition. Measurements: 28"-L x les. Hermann Lieser, Ludwigstr. 20"-W x 7.5"-H payden.forkum@ 32, Landstuhl 06371-2637 yahoo.com Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Con- Guitar lessons for all styles of mutact Eric and Mia at sic, in Landstuhl city, 0152063759949674. $150, 52472732, Sascha Lorch. eyates9761@aol.com Karate Great Idea! Children & Adult Karate www.lovelessacade my.com 0631-3506070 JOBS All ads and pics on class-world.com

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MICRO SDXC ULTRA 64 GB Ź Speed: 48 MB/s Item no.: 189 9929

MICRO SDHC EXTREME 64 GB Ź Speed: 60 MB/s Item no.: 191 9674

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