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February 28, 2014

Volume 38, number 8

Delivering peace, honoring a legacy Story and photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Standing motionless with eyes forward, she begins to see tears in the crowd as they stare back at her. Clearing her mind of the surroundings, she focuses on her training, anticipating what will come next. Then, it happens. A command is let out, signaling her next move. The audience watches ever more intently as she marches forward and begins to fold an American flag. Perfecting every precise motion, she passes the flag to Base honor guardsmen practice marching Feb. 19 on Ramstein. The base honor guard trains constantly to perfect their skills and maintain readiness

See HONOR GUARD, Page 3 for ceremonies.

10th AAMDC Soldiers forge partnership with Czech air defenders


n U.S. European Command and U.S. Army Europe, theater security cooperation is a cornerstone of military operations. That multinational cooperation includes increasing militaries’ interoperability, strengthening national partnerships and building partner military capacity. For Soldiers with the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, seizing opportunities to support these efforts is essen-

tial to increasing organizational capability and building strong partnerships. Led by 10th AAMDC Soldiers, command and control systems integrators, and communications professionals with USAREUR, Program Directorate CounterRocket, Artillery and Mortar and the Czech Republic armed forces conducted low-level air picture interface training during a bilateral partnership exercise Feb. 18 to 21 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The LLAPI training took place as part of an ongoing effort to standardize equipment See PARTNERSHIP, Page 3

Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command conduct low-level air picture interface training with their Czech counterparts during a bilateral partnership exercise Feb. 19 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks.


The Air Force chief of staff issued a Mustache March challenge. Refer to AFI 36-2903 for grooming standards.


Tip of the Week Bundeswehr firefighters visit Ramstein, Page 8


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

Giving back to the KMC one stitch at a time, Page 15

Ramstein Royals win championship, Page 24

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Leadership is a contact sport


by Maj. Nick Petren 569th U.S Forces Police Squadron/CC We are approaching the time of year where Fasching celebrations occur in many towns and cities in the local area, including RamsteinMiesenbach and Kaiserslautern. This annual event is a pre-Lenten carnival, during which celebrants don creative costumes to chase away the evil spirits of winter in preparation for spring. The largest festivities occur at the end of the carnival season, similar to the Mardi Gras celebrations many Americans are familiar with. Shrove Tuesday falls on March 4 this year. Festivals and celebrations are great opportunities to have fun with family and friends as well as to experience European culture. Moreover, before these events is an opportune time for leaders to set or reinforce expectations for standards of behavior on and off duty. Leadership is a contact sport. Contact leadership should be the

premise on which all military supervisors base their unique leadership style. I’m not referring to physical contact, but face-to-face communication. This applies equally to first line supervisors and commanders. President Abraham Lincoln, one of our nation’s most revered leaders, intuitively knew how to lead people. Some of his methods are reflected in many common themes in notable modern philosophies on leadership. For example, he would frequently visit his subordinate leaders in their workplace. He always made time to visit his military forces in the field, even coming under enemy fire on one occasion. This is commonly referred to today as “leadership or management by walking around.” Getting out of the office and visiting work centers in order to personally interact with unit members is critical to effective leadership. It serves to ensure leaders keep the pulse of their organization, understand challenges, and recognize superior performers or toxic influences or environments.

It also should assist with keeping all members of the organization informed of leadership expectation and messages, as well as build and maintain trust throughout the organization. To place this in modern context, though mass emails have their uses, leadership is not a mass email. Technology must be leveraged to optimize the ability to lead and complete our missions, not used as a crutch to avoid uncomfortable situations or personal interactions. Leaders should use the various technological tools available, from email to social media to Sharepoint, to increase unit productivity and efficiency as well as to connect with the community. Supervisors must engage regularly with their subordinates face-toface and understand their strengths, weaknesses, challenges and plans, as well as their maturity level. This is the key to developing them as Airmen and helping them make positive judgments, professionally and personally.

Successful and meaningful communication is a critical skill for leaders. President Lincoln was arguably one of the most successful communicators in American history. The power to motivate followers is built on your ability to communicate effectively combined with mutual trust and respect built on a leader’s competence and willingness to set the example. Lastly, contact leadership is how we standardize and enforce a culture of dignity and respect throughout our work centers — a task in which we must not fail. Supervisors at all levels must not accept anything less than the Air Force standard in this arena. Never walk past or ignore a problem. We need leaders with the courage to uphold professional standards and intervene to stop inappropriate or unsafe behavior. In this respect, all Airmen can and should be leaders. So, have a good time this Fasching season, but always remember who you are and what you stand for, and be a leader.

Military saves week encourages fiscal fitness by Amaani Lyle American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Now in its eighth year of partnership with America Saves Week, the Defense Department’s Military Saves Week began Tuesday to help service members achieve financial security, flexibility and confidence, a Pentagon official said in a telephone news conference here Monday. The partnership initiatives continue to gain ground, with nearly 159,000 military members and their families taking the Military Saves pledge since 2007, said Barbara Thompson, the director of the

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honor guard, from page 1

where its journey will end and with it, a final salute. From the demanding training to the late nights providing service at a funeral, few think about what it takes to be part of a base honor guard, but for Senior Airman Chardonnay Taylor, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron honor guardsman, it’s what she has prepared for since high school. “While I was in school, I joined the Junior ROTC team and fell in love instantly,” Taylor said. “From the drills to the marches, I enjoyed the lifestyle, so once I was done with school I went to the recruiter to see what my options were.” Unaware honor guard was a career option after five months, the California native started by beginning her training as a global command and control systems administrator. “In technical training I had the opportunity to witness the Air Force Honor Guard perform, and it was amazing,” Taylor said. “I knew I had already started one path, but I didn’t want that to hold me back so I did my research.” Though determined, Taylor was unable to meet the Air Force Honor Guard requirements of being a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Refusing to be stopped by just a few inches, Taylor finally found a way to be part of the 42-year-old tradition when she arrived at Ramstein. “Ramstein is my first duty station, and while here I learned that there was a base honor guard that didn’t have a height restriction,” Taylor said. “So, I figured after I mastered my job I would continue toward my dream.” Finally part of a culture she has worked toward since high school, Taylor began her training to earn the title of honor guardsman. “Not everyone can be a part of the base honor guard,” said Staff Sgt. Ryan Dore, 786th Force partnership, from page 1

Airman 1st Class Drake Griffin, 86th Communications Squadron honor guardsman, holds an American flag during practice Feb. 19 on Ramstein. The base honor guard trains constantly to perfect their skills and maintain readiness for ceremonies.

Support Squadron honor guardsman. “They must have the respect, discipline and bearing needed to honor those who deserve it. We constantly train, improving our Airmen physically and mentally.” Now, two years and 57 details later, Taylor has proved to be an indispensable addition to the team. “She is my go-to person,” Dore said. “She helps train all the new Airmen that come in, and I know I can count on her to get the mission done.” To Taylor, honor guard means more than paying respects and learning new skills — it is what taught her to overcome her fears and grow, not only as a leader but as a person. “Before the military, my self-confidence was

automations and technical aspects of the partnered training. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Paul Bandel, command and control systems integrator with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th AAMDC, and planner-participant, described the training event as just the beginning of an enduring partnership between the 10th AAMDC and the Czech Republic’s army’s ground-based air defense force. “This is just the first event. In the future, we’re planning to have more exercises of different size and scope here and in the Czech Republic,” Bandel said.

interoperability for U.S. and European militaries’ air defense organizations. Since 1999, the training and subsequent testing has been conducted between the U.S. and six European partner nations. During the four-day event, civilians and Soldiers worked hand-in-hand to learn, train and test their proficiency on LLAPI systems. In combat scenarios, the training will allow military air-defenders to provide early warning of incoming enemy missile threats, enabling air-defense systems to successfully engage and destroy targets more quickly. The importance of the event extended beyond just the technical aspects of Soldiers behind screens and keyboards. “The training we’re conducting here not only strengthens U.S. security cooperation efforts, but we’re directly supporting the U.S. EUCOM goal of building NATO partner capacity,” said Robert Gibbs, senior engineer anaBIO-CLEANING VAT-forms lyst with Program Directorate PET ODOR REMOVAL accepted C-RAM. Program Directorate 54 a (across from City Hall) • 66849 Landstuhl • Tel.: 06371-61 22 11 C-RAM is the organization Kaiserstr. Spittelstr. 3 (near Stiftsplatz) • 67655 Kaiserslautern • Tel.: 0631-37 35 60 10 that assists in coordinating the

incredibly low,” Taylor said. “I wasn’t able to talk to people, stand in a crowd or work with anyone. I was always afraid. Now I am leading, teaching Airmen how to better themselves, presenting flags at funerals and to retirees. Honor guard has really brought the best out of me by showing me what I am capable of, and I am more than grateful for it.” Taylor started her career with the determination to live her dream, and though there were some bumps in the road, she is now honoring those who came before her and upholding the Air Force heritage one salute at a time. For information on volunteering for the Ramstein Honor Guard, call 480-5968 or 06371-47-5968.

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Reported Larcenies FEB. 18 » Spesbach: One camera bag, one camera, two camera lenses, one memory card, one camera cleaning kit, one camera charger and one camera battery.

FEB. 18

2:15 p.m.: Driving under the influence was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:26 p.m.: Larceny of government property was reported in Greece.

FEB. 20

5 p.m.: Child endangerment was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 5:41 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Hohenecken.

FEB. 21

9:19 p.m.: A domestic assault was reported in

Ramstein-Miesenbach. 12:02 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:10 a.m.: A domestic altercation was reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:19 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and operation of a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle without a USAREUR license were reported on Ramstein.

2:42 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 2:48 a.m.: A mutual assault was reported in Fockenberg-Limbach. 4:02 a.m.: Drunken driving on a revoked license was reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:40 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl. 9 p.m.: A major accident was reported in Miseau.

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FEB. 24

FEB. 22

1:54 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

Take Note

Construction notices

• Gate 9 (Vogelweh Housing/B270 gate) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday for emergency barrier button repair. All personnel are requested to use Gate 8 (Vogelweh Housing/ Armstrong’s Gate) for all entry and exit during this time. • A road construction project is affecting traffic entering and leaving Ramstein Air Base through the West Gate. The project site for construction is the bridge over state road L363 leading from the base to the 435th Construction and Training Squadron site. The ramp coming from Ramstein-Miesenbach will be closed to traffic. The contractor will start cutting trees and then progress in phases to repair the bridge that crosses L363. Expect multiple lanes to be closed in various phases. • Construction on the parking lot in front of Bldg. 426 on Ramstein is now ongoing. The parking lot is closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic during this time. Pedestrian access to the Ramstein Northside Post Office will be maintained by a sidewalk along Jefferson Avenue. Post office parking can be found at the aquatics center or golf course parking lots. The sidewalk access will be maintained, but parking in the area will be impacted significantly. The reconstruction is needed to maintain roadway safety, ride quality and reduce vehicle deterioration. Traffic delays can be expected through March 17.


• Kaiserslautern city and county administration offices will close at noon Tuesday for Fasching celebrations. The German-American Community Office and the city library will close at 1 p.m. • The KMC Housing offices will close at 11:30 a.m. March 12 for training. Offices will also be closed March 17 and 18 for computer training.

Town hall meetings

The 86th Force Support Squadron will host two town hall meetings at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein

4:12 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Einsiedlerhof.

to help mitigate some of the impacts and assist with future planning in the midst of force management. Briefers from the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center, Veterans Affairs, Education Services and Air Force Reserve/ Air National Guard will provide an overview of transition related programs and services associated with the current force management programs.

In-service recruiter

Anybody who would like to transfer from active duty to the Air Force Reserve should contact Ramstein’s in-service recruiter, Master Sgt. Dominique Hogan, at 480-3940. Hogan will have information on the Palace Chase program for volunteers and explain the Reservist’s benefits, such as low cost health insurance and tuition assistance.

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month under the motto, “Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment.” Festivities will kick off with a Let’s Connect Seminar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the USAFE Conference Center, Bldg. 306a. Weekly library displays and story time: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 20 and 27 at Ramstein Library, and 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 19 and 26 at Vogelweh Library. A Professional Development Seminar will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. March 19 at the USAFE Conference Center. A Women’s History Month Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. For details, call 480-9472 or 06371-47-9472.

Dental assistants recognized

The 86th Dental Squadron will observe Dental Assistants Recognition Week Monday to March 7. They will celebrate the annual weeklong tribute to the commitment and dedication dental assistants, technicians and auxiliary staff exhibit each day. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Key to Productivity: The Professional Dental Assistant.”

Vet clinic reduces schedules

Due to implantation of new veterinary software and training, the Kaiserslautern Vet Clinic on Pulaski Barracks will operate on reduced schedules with limited appointments effective through April. Additionally, the clinic will be closed March 19 and 21 for training, and March 28 for inventory.

SMSgt. promotion

The KMC Top 3 will sponsor a Senior Master Sergeant Promotion Release Social from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 7 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Family, friends, co-workers, supervisors and leadership are invited. For more information, call Senior Master Sgt. Edward Jones at 480-6333.

AFA scholarship

The Air Force Association has re-named their spouse scholarship, The Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship, as a lasting tribute to the former secretary of the Air Force and his wife. The scholarship is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor or graduate/postgraduate degrees. The AFA would like to award one scholarship to each of the Air Force Major Commands and possibly to spouses of Airmen who are not currently assigned to a MAJCOM depending on the quality and number of applications received. Recipients of this scholarship will be awarded $2,500, which may be used for any reasonable cost related to pursuing a degree, including tuition, books, transportation or child care costs. Applications can be found on the AFA website at www.afa. org/SpouseScholarship. Complete packages are due to Lynette Cross, lcross@afa.org, no later than April 30.

Noise alert

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

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786th CES first-term Airman powers up KMC Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Editors note: This is the second story in a three-part series about firstterm Airmen working different jobs at Ramstein. Fresh into the military, a first-term Airman might not know how they personally impact the base mission. Learning how something as simple as putting in a bulb fits into not only the day-to-day tasks at Ramstein, but also to service members deploying, can shine a light on an Airman’s place in the Air Force. For Airman 1st Class Rashad Spann, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical technician, its taking every job and doing them with all of his abilities that keeps him in the game. “No matter what you’re doing, whether its cleaning or doing a simple job like changing out a light bulb, you want to get it done to the best of your abilities,” Spann said. “If that means wiping down the entire fixture and not just the casing, then I would do that. Show excellence, and don’t just try to get it done quickly.” Taking time to make sure work is accurate can mean the difference between a perfect finished product or having to go back and re-do it. For Airmen like Spann, putting pride into his job brings new knowledge that matters. “You can easily get a job done quickly, but it’s about how much pride you take in doing your work. So, you want to make sure you put your all

into whatever you do,” Spann said. “I enjoy my job. I learn something new every day.” Having love for the job not only helps Airmen have a more successful career, it can also create bonds within the workplace. Building that connection with other Airmen in the shop helps Spann and others get their work done more efficiently. Having two minds with different levels of experience can help both individuals learn more about their job, but for younger Airmen, having the NCOs there for help is a huge benefit. “We have a pretty strong bond with our NCOs,” Spann said. “They go out on jobs with us, and if we have any problems or if we want to keep them in the loop, we will let them know and they will give us feedback. They don’t mind sitting down and taking time out to talk to us.” NCOs teaching new Airmen how to do their job more proficiently and giving help with personal problems can show Airmen how to have excellence in everything they do. The core values are meant to set the right path for Airmen so they can have a successful career. “The core values are good to fall back on because not everyone lives by them,” Spann said. “To me, having service before self means putting your job in the military before yourself rather than trying to rush to leave from work when you have something to do in your spare time when you still have a job you have to get completed. It’s the mission first.” Some Airmen don’t come to work to just win awards, but supervisors and peers will notice when an Airman

Airman 1st Class Rashad Spann, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical technician, repairs a street light Feb. 20 on Ramstein. Spann is one of many first-term Airmen who use the core values during their day-to-day tasks so they can excel in their careers.

is motivated to do their job correctly every day. “Spann’s work ethic is not exactly what I would expect out of a typical Airman first class,” said Tech. Sgt. Timothy Stolicker, 786th CES NCOIC exterior electrical shop. “He is a leader among his peers and someone for them to look up to. He is motivated and selfreliant with extremely high self-confidence. His attitude and way of thinking is contagious to his co-workers. They are motivated, and I feel (they) work harder when he is in the area. He is tough to keep up with sometimes.” Realizing that Airmen are part of something bigger than themselves can motivate them to push harder. Getting nominated for awards by one’s supervision can show how much dedication someone is putting into work.

“He is our representative for the electrical section and realizes he is a part of something bigger than just another Airman in the mix. We are all excited that he is going up for the Airman of the Month and are confident he will do well,” Stolicker said. “I tell my guys if no one will notice if you have PCS’d or are gone on vacation, you probably aren’t putting enough effort forward. Everyone needs to leave their foot print, and I can tell you in the short time A1C Spann has been here, he has done just that. It would take two average Airmen to fill what he can do in a typical day.” Fitting one’s self into the right place in the Air Force can be as easy as fitting a new light bulb in it’s fixture. Using dedication, advice from peers and core values will provide power to the overall mission.

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Black History Month luncheon Roosevelt “The Voice” Isaac, 86th Force Support Squadron accounting technician, sings an a cappella version of “Stand by Me” during the Black History Month luncheon Feb. 20 on Ramstein. Every year the Air Force celebrates Black History Month during the months of February with events to honor African-American heritage and history.

By Sept. 2, 1945, more than 16 million Americans had donned uniforms and served in the U.S. military to fight and win World War II. Of those, more than 1 million were African-Americans who served in all branches of the military and combat theaters. By the end of the war, none were awarded the Medal of Honor. Finally, in 1997, seven AfricanAmerican Soldiers were awarded Medals of Honor following a study that determined there was racial dis-

parity in the selection of Medal of Honor awardees, including one who is laid to rest in nearby St. Avold, France. Units and organizations across the Army have found different ways to celebrate African-American history and military contributions during the month of February. U.S. Army Air Defenders with 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and members of the South Carolina National Guard’s 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command visited the Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France, and learned the story See MEDAL, Page 11

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Bundeswehr ďŹ reďŹ ghters visit Ramstein Photos by Airman Dymekre Allen, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Twenty members of the Bundeswehr fire department visited Fire Station 1 on Ramstein to conduct fire drills during which they were given a tour of the facilities and learned how to operate the systems of base fire trucks. This allows the Bundeswehr to have the capability to work alongside Ramstein firefighters to provide support to the base in the event of a major disaster or emergency situation.

Bundeswehr firefighters receive a briefing on Air Force firefighter training measures during a fire training exercise Feb. 13.

Bundeswehr firefighters familiarize themselves with the basic components of a base fire truck during an exercise on Ramstein.

Bundeswehr firefighters check for safety switches as they familiarize themselves with base fire trucks.

Bundeswehr firefighters check out a C-130J Super Hercules to be able to support Ramstein in case of emergencies.

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Airmen hone cardiac life support skills Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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erforming CPR on a patient who needs immediate medical attention sometimes isn’t enough. What are you to do if CPR isn’t working and the ambulance hasn’t arrived yet? The 86th Medical Group offers an Advanced Cardiac Life Support course every two months to Airmen who are looking to sharpen their cardiac emergency care skills and learn what to do in those critical moments. ACLS is a two-day course that teaches Airmen how to perform an advance level of care on a patient who has gone into cardiac arrest. ACLS is a multistep process done by the first responder and allows trained medics to extend the window of emergency care before the arrival of an ambulance. Those who are trained on an advanced level of cardiac arrest care do what doctors would be doing in the first hour of patient contact in the field. “This training is proven to save lives,” said Master Sgt. Brian Donnelly, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department district fire chief. “If I can perform advanced cardiac life support within the first six to eight minutes of patient contact, then I’ve got a 50/50 chance of a viable patient to have a positive outcome.” The trainees practice on state of the art equipment called a patient simulator, a realistic, anatomically correct electronic mannequin that allows the trainee to exercise their skills on a more lifelike patient. “The mannequins we had in the late ’70s and early ’80s are night and day compared

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to what we have now,” Donnelly said. “They hook up to the computers and these mannequins blink now, which is really awesome. So the realism is far and beyond anything I have ever been accustomed to in the early days of paramedicine.” Learning how to handle and properly take care of a patient under these conditions isn’t the only thing these trainees deal with.


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Pointing to the past Liliana Taboas and her mother Lucero Hernandez get a closer look at an African-American history poster during the Black History Month Extravaganza Feb. 20. Members of the garrison’s Equal Opportunity Working Group hosted the event at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. The poster was just one of several items on display during the community event, which also featured dancing, singing and musical performances.

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AE crews comfort patients, up odds on life Photos by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Senior Airman Don Caluya, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, cleans mats after an incoming flight Feb. 20 on Ramstein.

Staff Sgt. Lindsay Rhodes (left) and Senior Airman Amber Wingate, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technicians, inventory flight medical equipment used during an incoming flight Feb. 20. Members of the 86th AES are responsible for loading injured service members and other government personnel onto aircraft to provide medical care until arriving at a hospital.

LEFT: Senior Airman Amber Wingate, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, ensures flight medical equipment is properly stored Feb. 20. The medical equipment is used during incoming and outgoing flights to ensure the proper medical treatment is used on patients in need. RIGHT: Senior Airman Timothy Jesse, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, helps unload flight medical equipment.

Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron clean and inspect flight medical equipment Feb. 20 on Ramstein.

Airmen from the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron unload flight medical equipment from an incoming flight Feb. 20 on Ramstein. Members of the 86th AES are responsible for loading injured service members and other government personnel onto aircraft to provide medical care until arriving at a hospital.

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Mustache March is back by Capt. William A. Russell 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Photo by Capt. Royal Reff

Saturday marks the first day of March, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III issued an Air Force wide “all-in” Mustache March challenge to Airmen during his Feb. 20 address to the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium. Mustache March started as a fighter pilot superstition during the Vietnam War. Pilots claimed that a forbidden ‘stache protected aircraft from enemy bullets. Legendary ace fighter pilot Brig. Gen. Robin Olds expanded the tradition by continuing to grow out his mustache against military regulations. Though not intended as a direct act of defiance, Olds’ rebellion symbolized the importance of a balance between individuality and teamwork. KMC Airmen participating in the Mustache

March challenge must be compliant with Air Force Instruction 36-2903, specifically Chapter 3, grooming and appearance standards. According to AFI 36-2903, “Male Airmen may have mustaches; however, they will be conservative (moderate, being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme) and will not extend downward beyond the lip line of the upper lip or extend sideways beyond a vertical line drawn upward from both corners of the month.” For Airmen participating in the annual mustache madness event, keep the soup strainer in regulations. Good luck, and may the best ‘stache win. To see Welsh’s full remarks at the symposium, check the U.S. Air Force’s official YouTube channel website. (Editor’s note: Former intern Meghan Augsburger contributed to this article)

Master Sgt. Angela Parker, senior human resources professional with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, holds a photograph of Congressional Medal of Honor winner Staff Sgt. Ruben Rivers during a visit to the Lorraine American Cemetery Monday in St. Avold, France. Rivers is one of only seven African-American Soldiers awarded the Medal of Honor for service during World War II.

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of Staff Sgt. Ruben Rivers, a tank commander with the 761st Tank Battalion — a battalion that fought across Europe with Gen. George Patton’s Third Army. “There are 10,489 brave Americans interred here,” said Col. Gregory Brady, the 10th AAMDC commander. “As we honor them today we recognize one in particular. Staff Sgt. Rivers represented the best of our Army values; he refused to be evacuated for injuries, continued to lead when more senior leaders were giving up and fought bravely for several days after being injured until he was killed in action.” Connecting to the event in a meaningful way was easy for the Soldiers who visited, thanks in part to a guided tour of the cemetery grounds. The tour featured an interactive conversation about the contributions and bravery of Rivers and his all-black tank battalion, units considered inferior by many at the time. “The tour guide really brought the visit to life by making it about a central theme of having a dream. From Dr. King so many years later to the Soldiers here in letters home and the family members that dreamed of their return,” said Master Sgt. Paul Rowland, an air defense operations sergeant with headquarters 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command. Rivers’ recognition and awarding of the CMOH was made possible after years of persistence by his former commanding officer and a review of awards for valor given to minority troops during the war. “We’ve learned a lot about the service of AfricanAmericans during World War II, and I’m proud that we’re recognizing these Soldiers based on their heroism,” said Maj. Patrisha Schneider, an operations officer with 10th AAMDC. More information about African-American Soldiers who served during World War II is available online at www.history.army.mil.

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Goldstein plays for Ramstein World-renowned concert pianist Marvin Goldstein plays love songs for an audience Feb. 21 in the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Goldstein said he believes music has a unique ability to bring people together regardless of race, religion or politics. During the free concert he interacted with the audience, playing requests and adding comedic remarks, using the crowd’s reaction to decide what songs to play next. Goldstein’s son, Senior Airman Nicholas Goldstein, is currently stationed at Ramstein working with the 700th Contracting Squadron as a contract administrator. He suggested to his father to perform for the base during his visit.

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Recipe of the week: Macaroni casserole with vegetables • Drain the corn. Cut the ham into small cubes. • Butter or spray a casserole pan. Pour half of the cooled and drained macaroni into the pan. Grate the gouda cheese. Put half of the cheese on to the macaroni. Spread the broccoli onto the layer of cheese. Mix together the corn and the ham. Spread onto the brocCourtesy of USO coli. Sprinkle half of the remaining cheese on top of the corn and ham and then spread half of the spring onions on top. Put the rest of the macaroni on top of the onions. • Beat the eggs with the Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream). Season with the freshly ground pepper, salt and basil. Pour over the entire casserole. • Cut the remaining butter into pieces and sprinkle on top of the casserole. Place the dish into the oven and bake for 40 minutes. DIRECTIONS: • In the meantime, dunk the tomatoes into boiling water for just • Heat oven to 220 degrees Celsius, or 430 degrees Fahrenheit. a few seconds, then immediately plunge into cold water. Remove • Place macaroni into a large pot of salted water. Add 10 grams the skin and the core from the tomatoes and cut them in half. of the butter. Follow the package directions to cook until just • After the casserole has baked for 40 minutes, remove from the firm. Drain macaroni and allow to cool. oven and place the tomatoes on top of the casserole with the meat • Remove the leaves and tough stalks from the broccoli. Cut the or flat side of the tomatoes down. Season with salt and pepper. broccoli into florets. Wash thoroughly and boil in salted water for • Spread the remaining spring onions in the gaps between the tomatoes. Top with the rest of the cheese. Bake for an additional about 7 minutes. Drain. 20 minutes. • Wash the spring onions and cut into fine pieces or rings. SERVINGS: 4 INGREDIENTS: 250 grams macaroni Salt 50 grams butter 500 grams broccoli, cut into florets 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped 280 grams canned corn 250 grams cooked ham, thickly sliced 300 grams gouda cheese, middle aged 6 medium eggs 200 milliliters Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) Freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon basil 10 to 12 cherry tomatoes

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

The winner of last week’s photo caption contest is Duane Tucker with the caption: “Too hot to handle. Too bold to hold. We’re called the Ghostbusters and we’re in control … wait a minute. Whoa! Is this thing on?” Tucker won a free value meal card, courtesy of AAFES.

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“The hands-on aspect of the training is really helpful, but the most helpful thing is the teamwork,” said Capt. Candice Milone, 86th Medical Operations Squadron clinical nurse. “When working with people in a real-world situation, you’re going to have to know how to communicate effectively.”

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Donnelly said the real-world scenario is an experience like none other. “That’s a relationship that I remember for the rest of my life. When you are there with the patient stopping excessive bleeding, reversing a chest pain or heart attack, and actually seeing the results of what you do with the tools and the things that you’ve learned, there’s nothing like it in the world,” he said.

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Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule

Protestant Services

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

Catholic Services

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

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

Jewish Religious Services

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

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Risks to abusers are increased because medications that contain DXM also have expectorants, pain relievers and antihistamines. Overdoses of these ingredients can produce additional side effects, such as liver damage, coma and death. With prolonged abuse, users may become paranoid, delusional and psychotic. These effects can remain weeks after the discontinuation of the medication. Parents and guardians need to play an active role in stemming this health risk. Adolescents are the primary abusers of over-the-counter medications because the medications are inexpensive, rela-

tively easy to obtain and are perceived to carry few risks. For more information, contact your school’s Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling Service or visit websites such as www.kidshealth.org, www. drugfree.org or http://green. rms.kdso.eportalnow.net. Unused or expired medication can be disposed of at the Ramstein Clinic Pharmacy during normal duty hours from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, or in the Outpatient Pharmacy at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. (Courtesy of the 86th Mission Support Group)

KHS robotics club takes fifth at competition Since September, students from Kaiserslautern High School’s Robotics Club, also known as The Block Busters, have prepared for the first Tech Challenge Robotics Competition, which took place recently in Munich, Germany. The competition involved designing and building a robot that could place blocks into baskets, raise a flag, hang from a pull-up bar, and locate an infrared beacon. To prepare for the event, students met during their lunches and once a month on a Saturday to build their robots. Mentors from Lockheed Martin also donated their time and expertise to help students learn programming and design strategies, and parents held a bake sale at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center to help raise funds for travel and parts. Fifteen teams participated in the event, where Kaiserslautern students met other students from Aviano, Vilsek, Lakenheath, Romania, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. There were three qualifying rounds. In Round 1, the Kaiserslautern robot displayed remarkable maneuverability due to the OmniWheel configuration of the steering controls. A last minute addition of a crank allowed the robot to raise the flag while their partner went for the pull-up bar. During Round 2, the robot wowed the crowd by launching a block off its conveyor belt and into the basket. Unfortunately, a loose wire caused the robot to malfunction during the driver controlled period. After re-programing

the code and re-attaching the wires between Rounds 2 and 3, the robot was back in action as it tossed a block into a basket during the autonomous period, then proceeded to collect and toss more blocks during the driver controlled period, finishing with raising the flag. After three qualifying rounds, the Block Busters landed in fifth place. Only the first four teams were automatically entered into the last two matches; however, the Block Busters placed well enough to be invited by the Eurobots to be their alliance partners in those semifinal rounds. In the end, the alliance team of the RoboRaptors and Falconators won the day. The Block Busters received a tremendous amount of help along the way from mentors, parents, the administration and other FTC teams. Even though this event is over, the team is still looking for ways to design robots. Some students will continue working with this robot to refine the design and test new ideas. Other students will be participating in the World Robot Olympiad this spring. This new contest features new challenges, requiring new robots and new programs. If you have an interest in robotics and would like to take part in mentoring students, contact Chris Putnam christopher.putnam@eu.dodea. edu. To see pictures of the event, visit the KA online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com. (Courtesy of Kaiserslautern High School)

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Giving back to the KMC one stitch at a time Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

As a Department of the Army civilian, she serves her country as a member of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s transformation section. As an officer, she serves the Army as a lieutenant colonel in the 7th Civil Support Command. Through her passion, she serves the community as a member of a very unique guild. Lt. Col. Margaret R. Fierst, the 21st TSC transformation section branch chief, is a member of the Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild and uses the guild as a way to give back to the KMC. The Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild has been a part of the KMC for more than 30 years. In that time, they had members from England, the Netherlands, Germany and the U.S. Since the attacks on 9/11, the guild decided to show their appreciation for Soldiers and their families in a unique way. “For a while now we have been donating quilts to wounded warriors,” Fierst said. “The members of the guild will gather materials and put these quilts together for our wounded Soldiers.” Fierst and the guild also give back to the medical community at Landstuhl as often as possible. Newborn babies who are born early or with complications are sent to the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. These babies are kept in incubators under very low light in the hospital, said Anne Marie Smith, a member of the Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild. The guild decided that a great way to brighten the hospital wing and provide these babies with a lifelong keepsake was to donate quilts. These brightly colored quilts cover the incubators to keep light out and the babies take them home when they leave, Smith said. “Donating these quilts is a very important priority

Army Reserve Lt. Col. and Department of the Army civilian Margaret R. Fierst, 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s transformation section chief, discusses an upcoming quilting trip during the Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild weekly Stitch and Gab meeting Feb. 21 on Vogelweh Military Complex.

for the entire guild,” Fierst said. “We try to donate them as often as we can, and we get very positive feedback from the families and the hospital staff. One of the nurses recently told us that the quilts really brighten up what could be considered a very dark room.” Fierst said quilting is her passion and it is wonderful to be a part of a group that uses quilting in such a positive way. Other members of the guild said they feel Fierst is a valued member of the group. “Peggy (Fierst) is a wonderful member of the guild and is our publicity officer,” said Frieda Chevalier, president of the Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild. “She tries to bring her and our passion to

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everyone in the community. So many people do not know what we do. She is trying to tell them, and she is succeeding.” Fierst and the rest of the Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild invite anyone in the KMC who wants to learn how to quilt to come join them. They will host a membership drive March 22 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein. “I love quilting and so do the other guild members,” Fierst said. “It is our passion and a form of therapy — quilt therapy. It is definitely something I consider contributes to my resiliency. If you want to be a part of a great organization, come on over.”


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Ramstein makes history with first sergeant symposium Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. James M. Hodgman U.S. Air Forces in EuropeAir Forces Africa Public Affairs


ore than 120 military members from nine nations took part in the KMC First Sergeant Council’s annual First Sergeant Symposium Feb. 18 to 21 on Ramstein. The symposium featured 10 international attendees for the first time in its history, including representatives from Belgium, Estonia, France and three from Germany. During the symposium, Airmen interested in serving as first sergeants were given an in-depth look into what life is like in the special duty position. The four-day event was filled with presentations about first sergeant responsibilities, including family care plans, administrative actions and counseling. The symposium also featured a current and former first sergeant panel, and international attendees were given a tour of the Kisling NCO Academy. Chief Master Sgt. Janis Jallai, Air Surveillance Wing command chief master sergeant and senior enlisted leader of the Estonian air force, said he has wanted to attend the first sergeant symposium since 2011 when he first learned of the first sergeant position. Jallai met with Chief Master Sgt. David Williamson, then U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Adam McNair, USAFEAFAFRICA Headquarters Squadron first sergeant.

During that meeting, Jallai said he was intrigued by the first sergeant role and wanted to incorporate the position into the Estonian air force. He said he’s taking everything he learned during the symposium back to his leadership, but the briefing on first sergeant responsibilities was his favorite. “It gave me a very good picture of what they do,” Jallai said. “What I liked most was hearing from former first sergeants and how they handled their responsibilities. In those moments I got some ideas on how to deal with my Airmen, because they had some difficult situations and they developed solutions quickly.” It’s very nice to know that the U.S. Air Force has the first sergeant position, Jallai added. “You take care of your people, first sergeants are people focused. I’m very impressed with the passion U.S. Air Force first sergeants have,” he said. Chief Master Sgt. Rolf Gemünden, a German air force NCO academy instructor and adviser, echoed Jallai’s sentiments. Gemünden, a former first sergeant himself, said first sergeants in the German air force are similar to first sergeants in the U.S. Air Force; however, he said he was greatly impressed with the passion U.S. Air Force first sergeants display. “The first sergeants in the U.S. Air Force have a great standard. They perform a great duty. The vision they have and what they want to do for their units and their Airmen is something I’ll definitely take back,” Gemünden said. “This passion first sergeants have in their duties —

More than 120 students listen to a presentation about the responsibilities of a U.S. Air Force first sergeant during the KMC First Sergeant Council’s Additional Duty First Sergeant Symposium Feb. 18 on Kapaun.

I want to pass that along to my NCOs.” Gemünden also said it’s important for USAFE-AFAFRICA to continue building partnerships with events like the symposium. “There is so much we can share and so much we can learn from each other,” Gemünden said. “Doing so may give you hints on how you can improve yourself or your service or help understand differences between one another.” Building partnerships is a must, he added. “The world is changing and many burning points are popping up and basically we share the same goals,” he said. “We want to get better, and we’re working together on the battlefield in these parts of the world, so why not improve our partnership as well. “The more we learn from each other, the better we’ll function together,” he continued. Master Sgt. John Carbon, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant and one of the symposium’s organizers, said he enjoyed putting the

event together, the first in USAFEAFAFRICA’s history to host international attendees. “Any time you can say ‘first ever’ in the Air Force is a big deal,” he said. “I’m happy it’s the first, and I hope it’s not the last. I hope we can go to their countries and teach them more and have an even greater audience of their enlisted folks. “I would love to be a part of the growth of another country’s enlisted corps. That would be historic in so many different ways,” he added. Carbon has been a first sergeant for nearly a third of his 19-year career and said he loves the job, especially when he can share what he does with others. “We don’t turn the wrenches, we don’t build the houses, we don’t draw the blood, but we take care of the people who do,” he said. “As first sergeants, we take care of things behind the scenes. We’re kind of like roadies for a concert; we make sure the sound system works, so when the band gets out there and plays, nobody misses a beat.”

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Historically, the U.S. Air Force Academy produces outstanding leaders. The school is one of the country’s prestigious military academies and prides itself on accepting only the best. From among many exceptionally qualified applicants, five Ramstein High School seniors are on the verge of joining the ranks of academy cadets. Three students have officially received appointments, while two await final notification. All met the formidable entry requirements of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Seniors Lucas Mireles, Thomas Davey, Matthew Sharpy, Emily Passmore and Hunter Pace competed with applicants across the country to earn a coveted spot at the academy. In order to achieve this, applicants must

outshine competitors in areas such as moral character, academics, athletics and leadership. According to www.academyadmissions.com, only about 15 percent of these hopefuls will be offered appointments or invitations to attend. Three of Ramstein’s selected students proved themselves competitive applicants in part with their involvement in the Air Force Junior ROTC. JROTC is centered around the Air Force core values and is meant to teach students important qualities of a well-rounded citizen and Airman. Sharpy recognizes his participation in JROTC as a significant advantage to his understanding of military processes, he said. “It gives you perspective on how a military organization runs,” Sharpy said. “It’s great for teaching leadership skills, and that’s someSee AcAdEmy, Page 19

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

different items will kick off this unique event at 10 a.m. Bidding will begin on the other 200 items at 11 a.m. and run until everything is sold. This extraordinary event is open to all ID card holders. For safety purposes, this is an adult only event. Items for auction include Asian furniture, porcelain, Tiffany lamps, hand tied rugs and an assortment of decorative pieces from Hong Kong and Tibet. All payment must be made in U.S. dollars, checks, money orders or credit cards. The proceeds will go to the RES PTA to support school activities and enrichment programs benefiting all RES students.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Academy Day

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

Asian & Antique Furniture Auction

The Ramstein Elementary School PTA hosts the Asian & Antique Furniture Auction Saturday in the school gym. A silent auction of approximately 100

An Academy Day for students in seventh to 12th grade will take place from 9 a.m. to noon March 29 at Ramstein High School. Representatives from the U.S. Service Academies will be available to give information. Registration will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., group presentation will be held from 10 to 10:50 a.m., and a question and answer session will take place from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, email academday@hotmail.com.

PTA positions open

The Ramstein Intermediate School PTA has five executive board positions open for the 2014-2015 school year. Positions open are for president, first vice president, second vice president, secretary and treasurer. All current board members are either

scheduled to PCS or have fifth grade students and will be moving up to the middle school. Applications can be found in the main office or by emailing ramstein.pta@gmail.com. Deadline is April 21.

After school learning program

Get your child involved in a fun theater program through KMC Onstage. Classes will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until May 8. Youth will put on performances of “Sleeping Beauty” on May 9 and 10. Cost is $200, and $100 per additional child. Open to ages 7 and up. For details, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, at 483-6626 or 0631411-6626, or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.

Dance lessons

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

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OHA survey helping others by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Service members and families that live off base are more than likely used to the term Overseas Housing Allowance. What they may not be familiar with is the survey’s done every year to ensure they’re allowed the right amount of money for their living quarters. The Defense Travel Management Office conducts the annual OHA Utility Expenses Survey every year

to gauge how much service members spent during the previous year on utilities. “DTMO relies on this survey to assess the proper allowance amount for our Airmen’s utilities and recurring home maintenance expenses,” said 2nd Lt. Emily Angell, 86th Comptroller Squadron financial services flight commander. “The more participation we get in this survey, the more accurate our allowance will be for our Airmen.” Active duty members are entitled

to OHA based on their grade, dependency status and permanent duty station, and they are required to submit the actual costs of utility expenses incurred in Germany. “Any active-duty service member stationed in Germany is encouraged to take this survey,” Angell said. “If the service member is unable to take the survey, a spouse can take the survey on behalf of the member.” To take the survey, service members should use actual bills or records of their utilities and are required to

report the average monthly cost. The survey will be active from Saturday to March 31 at www.defensetravel.dod. mil/site/oha-util-mar.cfm. “It is critically important for people to take the OHA survey to answer this line of questioning: If you’re paying more for your utilities this year, wouldn’t you want the people who can ‘give you a raise’ to know?” said offbase resident Staff Sgt. Ben Wocken. For more information, contact the Mil Pay Policy office at 337-3937/3936.

Women’s club holds annual Pfennig Bazaar March 7 to 9 A flea market of a special kind will take place March 7 to 9 in the event hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau. The 53rd annual Pfennig Bazaar, sponsored by the German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern, under the patronage of Kaiserslautern’s Lord Mayor Dr. Klaus Weichel, is a special flea market where patrons can find true treasures at bargain prices. The Pfennig Bazaar is known as the biggest flea market in West Palatinate. Its name originates from the former German currency — the Deutsch Mark and Pfennigs, today euro and cents. Sale items include well-preserved clothing and linen, hats, children’s toys, antiques and collectibles, as well as small and tested electrical appliances, books in English and German, and much more. The bazaar is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 7, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8 and 9. During the bazaar, GAIWC club members will sell homemade cakes, waffles, refreshments and other small dishes, such as soup and sausages. The Pfennig Bazaar will be held in the event hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, found just beyond the Gartenschau main entrance at Lauterstraße, 67659 Kaiserslautern. This is the same location where the skating rink was held. Visitors should bring a few extra euro for parking, which can also be found near the Gartenschau Brauhaus restaurant at Forellenstraße 6, 67659 Kaiserslautern. A registered German non-profit organization, GAIWC of Kaiserslautern, was established in 1956 to foster German-American friendship and promote cultural understanding. Since then, other nationalities have been welcomed into the club, and the name started carrying the word “international,” as well. The Pfennig Bazaar is the club’s biggest fundraising event each year. Proceeds are donated to regional welfare projects and charitable organizations supporting the local community. As a member of the Federation of German-American Clubs, GAIWC also sponsors German-American youth activities and university-level student exchange programs. “In addition to contributions toward social programs in the local German community, we were able to support many American organizations in the KMC last year, including the Landstuhl Fisher

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The Pfennig Bazaar is like a flea market that offers a variety of merchandise. It takes place March 7 to 9 in the event hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau.

Houses, American Red Cross, and Kaiserslautern USO Warrior Center and CASF,” said Katie Pelletier, former American president of GAIWC. For a successful Pfennig Bazaar each year, GAIWC depends on the assistance of the citizens of Kaiserslautern and surrounding communities. Though donations of goods were collected from the public throughout the year, GAIWC offers a final opportunity to contribute items for this year’s Pfennig Bazaar. From 9 a.m. to noon, items will be accepted at the drop-off location on Hackstrasse 4 to 6 in Kaiserslautern. Items accepted include clean clothing, linens, hats, dress shoes, dishes, toys, books, antiques and collectibles, and small 220 volt household appliances. Items not accepted include large furniture, mattresses, skis, ski boots, luggage, running shoes and curtains. For more information or to volunteer, contact

the Pfennig Bazaar chairwoman Martina Anctil at vizepraesidentin2@daifc.de or 01577-3408463. More information can also be found online at www. gaiwc.com. Other programs sponsored by GAIWC include a German-American Day event each fall with the Atlantic Academy Rhineland-Palatinate to celebrate German-American relations, and a ceremony each May with the Kaiserslautern Kindergraves Memorial Foundation to honor the memory of 451 American children buried in Kaiserslautern between 1952 and 1971. GAIWC members meet monthly in conversation and literature groups, cultural and family outings, traditional dinners and other gatherings. For more information or to get involved, contact Ulrike Naeumann at vizepraesidentin1@daifc.de or 06353-936896, or visit www.gaiwc.com. (Courtesy of GAIWC)

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Ramstein hosts Fasching parade Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A Fasching carnival with a merry-go-round and activity asching is now reachbooths will be set up in front ing its peak. Throughout of the Haus des Bürgers from the weekend, and on Sunday through Tuesday. Rose Monday and Fat Tuesday, Other parades in the Pfalz will Fasching dances, fun sessions, be held at 1:11 p.m. Saturday masquerade balls and children’s and 2:11 p.m. Sunday in Linden, parties will be held. Dahn and Rodalben. One main event in the KMC is In the main Fasching cities the Fasching parade in Ramsteinof Mainz, Köln and Düsseldorf, Miesenbach Tuesday. The parades take place on Rose Bruchkatze Carnival Association Monday. Spectators from sponsors the annual parade, Germany and throughout Europe which is the biggest in the come to these cities to watch Westpfalz area with more than the annual spectacle with floats, 1,400 participants. bands, and dancing and marchPhoto by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan “Our parade, which will take ing groups. Participants in place for the 63rd time, will fea- Individuals in creative costumes and walking groups walk in the Fasching parade in Ramstein-Miesenbach. vehicles will throw out candy or ture 13 carnival associations, five music groups, Air Forces Africa Band will join and perform in the hand out drinks to the crowds along the streets. It 70 walking groups and 27 floats,” said Hartmut streets,” Maldonado said. is traditional for revelers to sing, sway and dance Schäffner, chief of the parade committee. “We try to More than 48,000 promotion items, including during the five-hour parades, which all start at make this parade the highlight of the local Fasching candy, will be tossed to 30,000 to 50,000 specta- 11:11 a.m. campaign.” tors. The almost two-hour parade will begin and The official Fasching greeting in Köln is “Alaaf,” Ramstein-Miesenbach’s sister city end on August-Süssdorf-Strasse. Food and beverage and in Mainz and Düsseldorf, it’s “Helau.” Maxéville, France, will send a float with about 120 booths will be placed along the 2.4 kilometer route. Many Fasching events for children take place participants. Ramstein’s official Fasching shout is “Ralau.” Fasching Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Often, chilTraditionally, various American walking groups Residents along the route are asked to decorate dren don’t have school that day. Usually, people and the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Marching Band their houses to support the celebration. who work take off in the early afternoon. In most will join the event. “Also, parents should watch their kids, and for cases, employers allow them to do so, and stores, “It shows the good and friendly relationship safety reasons, spectators shouldn’t get too close to banks and official institutions close anyhow at 1 or between Germans and Americans in our city,” the floats,” Schäffner said. 2 p.m. Tuesday. Schäffner said. Spectators must buy a button for €2 from vendors Also, many towns offer outdoor Fasching Eva Maldonado from the 86th Airlift Wing Host on the street. This button helps to finance the yearly events. In Kaiserslautern, celebrations will begin at Nation Office said they have received float regis- event and it grants free admission to the Fasching 2:11 p.m. at a stage set up next to the Rathaus (city trations from the Ramstein Girl Scouts, the Roller party, which will take place after the parade at the hall). The local Fasching association KVK will Girls of the Apocalypse, as well as the 86th Civil Haus des Bürgers. present its Fasching princess, dancing groups and Engineer Group The center of Ramstein-Miesenbach and club members holding funny speeches. The official “Traditionally, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Bahnhofstrasse will be closed to motorized vehicles shout is “Kalau.” by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


ACADEMY, from Page 16 thing the academy values. It has helped a lot in that respect.” Though he is still considering different fields of study, Sharpy is interested in aviation as a future career. Sharpy said he has known since he was young that he wanted to study at the Air Force Academy. “I’ve grown up around the military, and in my experiences I’ve seen the officers who have come out of the academy. They’re very sharp in everything they do, so you aspire to be like them. Ultimately, it’s something I really wanted to do.” The passion for the Air Force is also shared by JROTC cadet Passmore, who echoes Sharpy’s admiration for the Airmen she grew up around. Passmore’s enthusiasm for attending the academy is also motivated by her desire to pursue a degree in civil engineering. Her interest in the subject has provided a clear goal for her future career.

“There’s a combat civil engineering squadron called the RED HORSE that builds bridges to transport Army vehicles and make sure there are runways for the aircraft,” Passmore said. “It’s something I would really love to do.” Mireles, a senior leader of the JROTC detachment at Ramstein High School, is driven by a desire to study aeronautical engineering and earn a pilot slot at the academy. His goal for the future is to fly fighter aircraft. Like his counterparts, Mireles was inspired to pursue a career in the Air Force because of his military upbringing. “This has always been my goal,” Mireles said. “It (has) always been the Air Force. I get to serve my nation, and it’s an incredible honor.” All three JROTC cadets acknowledged that merely applying for the academy was rigorous and highly stressful. The students began the process as early as their junior year of high school in order to meet the

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requirements, such as the acquiring of a nomination. Nominations are an essential part of the application package and may be obtained by a vice presidential, Congressional, military affiliated, U.S. territory or international nominating authority. “It was a relief to finally hear back,” Mireles said. “There was a lot of stress leading up to it, so relief is the first thing I felt. Then the excitement kicked in.” Davey, who won appointments to both the U.S. Air Force Academy and

the U.S. Naval Academy, said early preparation for acceptance into the academy is paramount. “Preparation starts the moment you get into high school. You have to have good grades, you have to be involved in athletics, you have to seek leadership opportunities wherever you can,” he said. “If the academy sees that you’re taking the initiative, it makes it that much easier to be accepted.” Davey has not yet decided which academy he will attend, but is looking forward to exploring the variety of educational opportunities available at either school. He is interested in aviation as a career but wants to consider other fields as well. Though the students recognize the difficulties that lay before them, all are prepared to meet the challenge. “The academy is definitely not an easy school to get through, especially the first year,” Davey said. “But in the end, you get to do the best job in the world.”

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February Mark Your Calendar 2014 Events

» The Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Bowl-AThon will take place at 2 p.m. today at the Ramstein Bowling Center. Cost is $12 per person, $60 per team. To reserve lanes, contact Master Sgt. Raymond Ford at Raymond. ford.1@us.af.mil. » KMC Onstage presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The story follows the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, capturing the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence, their fear, their hope, their laughter and their grief. Show dates: 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and March 7, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday and March 9. Reservations can be made via Webtrac, by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626, or by visiting KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. » Armed Forces Entertainment presents comedians Charlie’s Angels at 10 p.m. today at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. There is no registration required for this free event. Doors open at 9 p.m. This event is open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and older. » The Action Fraction Square Dance Club Kaiserslautern will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. March 17 and 24 at Pizzeria Franco, Keltenweg 43, 67663 Kaiserslautern. For details, call Fran Hernandez at 0171-282-1605 or Eva Kaye at 0631-355-3306. » KMC Onstage will hold open auditions for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. March 18 and 19 in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. Needed: a large mixed cast of up to 23 actors. Auditions are open to everyone and no previous experience is required. Material will be available at the audition for cold reading. Scripts will be available to check out in advance. For details, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Enjoy the independent and foreign film “Three Worlds” March 20 at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library. A young woman witnesses a hit-and-run accident by a drunken driver. She befriends the victim’s wife, and then finds out who the reckless driver was. Things get complicated when, instead of turning him in, she begins to develop feelings for him. She becomes torn between her secret relationship with him and her friendship with the wife of the victim. The showing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-7322 06371-86-7322. » The Kaiserslautern Youth Welfare Office will be at Kleber Kaserne from 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 3 to answer questions about paternity and child support as well as custody and visitation rights. Case workers will be in the Legal Service Center, Bldg. 3210, Room 117. To schedule an appointment, call Stefanie Huettenberger at 0631-365-2709 or email stefanie.huettenberger@kaiserslatuern.de; Kerstin Siegelr at 0631-365-2671 or email Kerstin.siegler@kaiserslautern.de; or Reiner Schirra at 0631-365-2645 or email reiner. schirra@kaiserslauten.de; or Amanda Martins Goncalves at 0631-411-8859 or email

Amanda.martinsgoncalves.LN@mail.mil. Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduled appointments take priority. » The Ramstein Aquatic Center has new opening hours: 6 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Saturdays, and 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sundays. Fee is $3. For details, call 478-7665.


» Teen Stress Management class takes place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. In this class, teens will explore what stress and anxiety are, how to identify them, and tools to minimize the effects. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » ScreamFree Parenting Training takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Moving beyond many of the child-centered and technique-based approaches, the ScreamFree way compels you to focus on yourself, grow yourself up and calm yourself down. Child care is available. RSVP required. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Hello, America! class takes place from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This class is designed specifically for spouses and family members getting ready to move to the U.S. who have never been there before. It will cover basic American culture and heritage. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Stress Management class takes place at 5 p.m. Thursday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Feeling overburdened? Are you experiencing sleeplessness, muscle pain or tension? You may be stressed. Join this informative class that teaches about different kinds of stress and healthy ways to cope. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Anger Management class takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. March 18 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Chapel News

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

Baumholder Events

» Enjoy the Hilltop Theater’s newest show, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.” This hilarious mystery comedy takes the audience through a series of dizzy conversations, multiple trips through secret doorways and hidden passageways, and total murderous mayhem until the Stage Door Slasher’s identity is revealed. The show will take plea at 7 p.m. March 7 and 8, and 3 p.m. March 9 at Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Hilltop Theater, call 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Enjoy Hilltop Theater’s spin on the lovable classic “Annie.” Follow the tale of a fiery young orphan as she tries to escape a miserable orphanage with the help of a wealthy fellow. Show dates: 7 p.m., March 21 to 23 and 28 to 30. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Call 485-7244 or 0678367244. » Effective Saturday, the SHARP 24/7 Hotline number will change to 484-7280 or 0631-413-7280. Discontinue use of all previously advertised hotlines. For any questions, contact Andrew McConnell, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz sexual assault response coordinator, at andrew.d.mcconnell3.civ@mail.mil. » Do you want to get into walking for your physical health? Would you like to have someone to talk to for your mental health? Now, you can have both at the same time. Walk and Talk meets from 11 a.m. to noon every third Friday of the month at the Minick field track (next to the Hall of Champions Fitness Center) in Baumholder. For more information, contact Baumholder ACS, Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8746, at 485-8188 or 06783-6-8188.

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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 » Pre-separation brief: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Understanding TSP: 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » Banking Basics: 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » Resume writing: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Home Buying: 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC » Saving and Investing: 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » EFMP Adaptive Arts & Crafts: 4 to 5 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club » Take Control of Your Finances: 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » Extreme Couponing Military Style: 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor THURSDAY » Pre-separation brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Paying for College: 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2118., third floor » Basic Investing: 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor MARCH 7 » Immersion brief: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Saving Green$$$ While you Clean: 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor » Beauty on a Budget: 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 2118, third floor


RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER: » Just for Kids Ages 9 to 12: Clubs R Us! Make the most of your afternoons at the Ramstein Youth Center. Check out the game rooms, gym, tech lab and art studio. » Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fabulous Fasching Day Camp for ages 9 to 12. Cost is $25 per child (lunch is included). Join us as we prepare for the annual Ramstein Fasching parade. We will be making masks and other goodies in the morning to prepare for the afternoon parade in RamsteinMiesenbach. In the afternoon we will be taking a field trip to the Ramstein Fasching parade. LOOKING FOR YOUNG SHUTTERBUGS » Ages 6 to 18 needed. Submit your best photos for the

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2014 KMC photography exhibit. Photos are due to Ramstein or Vogelweh youth centers March 7. Categories are: 1. Culture and Tradition: Depicting the events, activities, stories and social gatherings that make up our world. These photographs might show the daily life of a family or the traditions or emerging trends that define a group. 2. Surroundings: These photographs depict our physical surroundings, whether it’s natural beauty or the streets outside. 3. Portraits: Portraits are a representation of a person or people in which the facial expression is predominant, providing insight into personality, mood and style. 4. “One of a Kind” Photograph with Essay or Poem: Photographs should answer the question “What makes someone or something one of a kind?” and be submitted with an essay or poem written by the photographer. Length not to exceed one page. ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE, CARNIVAL, MARCH 15: » Join Ramstein Youth Programs for a festive parade, free carnival with performances, games and activities. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at the instructional facility, Bldg. 1023, and ends at the Ramstein Youth Center, Bldg. 428. Contest: Decorate a wagon, buggy, stroller or bike. Winner of the contest receives credit toward instructional classes. Call 06371-47-6444 for more information or to register for the parade.

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

Health and Wellness Center

Military family life consultants

MONDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 10 a.m. » Healthy eating class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. » Shoe station walk-in hours: 1 to 2 p.m. TUESDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. WEDNESDAY » Running clinic: 10:30 a.m. to noon THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Tobacco Cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » BodPod walk-in hours: 1 to 3 p.m. MARCH 7 » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Tuesdays, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. Starting Tuesday,

Medical Group

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


» Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling Service is a school-based prevention counseling service that has been in the Department of Defense Dependents Schools middle and high schools for 25 years. The counseling services are completely confidential for students and their families. Individual, family and group counseling are offered. Contact your school ASACS counselor for more information. » Military family life consultants are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179.


» Self defense seminars: April 3 and 19. Multiple sessions for males and females. Free to the public. Sponsored by AF SAPR, SHARP, and Fortis Vitae Sports & Wellness. To register, call the AF SAPR office at 480-5597. For more information, email Ramstein.sarc@us.af.mil.

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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Die vier Jahreszeiten,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazolla, 7:30 p.m. today, March 14 and 20, and 3 p.m. March 23. • “Kassandra,” a play by Christa Wolf, in German, 8 p.m. today and March 22. • “Die Orestie,” a tragedy trilogy by Aischylos, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, and 6 p.m. March 9. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 6 p.m. Sunday. • “Iphigenie in Aulis,” an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in French with German subtitles, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 and 29. • “Der nackte Wahnsinn,” a comedy by Michael Frayn about a theater group on tour in England, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 8. • “Der Pagodenprinz,” a fairy tale dance with music by Benjamin Britten, 8 p.m. March 8. • “Der Vorname,” a play by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, in German, 8 p.m. March 13, 19 and 23. • “Die vier Jahreszeiten,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazolla, 7:30 p.m. March 14 and 20, and 3 p.m. March 23. • “Liebe und Information,” a play by Caryl Churchill, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 26. • “Viva la Mama,” a comical opera by Gaetano Donizetti, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 21. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • K-Town Monsters of Cover: Funhouse plays Pink; Bahnhof Soul; and Black Night — A Tribute to Deep Purple, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €19.

• Rose Monday Cult Fun ‘N’ Soul Show with Fred Kellner featuring Anke Engelke, 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets cost €22. • The band Ost+Front presents German metal and rock, 8 p.m. March 7. Tickets cost €20. • Thees Uhlmann & Band present pop rock, 8 p.m. March 8. Tickets cost €26. • Pauline Ngoc presents French chansons and pop of the 1970s, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €15. • The German band Phrasenmäher presents electro, pop, rock, 8 p.m. March 15. Tickets cost € 15. • The renowned duet Glasperlenspiel performs electro pop, 8 p.m. March 21. Tickets cost €25. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents its second symphony concert featuring works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Alexander Zemlinsky, 8 p.m. March 7. Tickets cost €17 to €25. • Kuss Quartett presents works by Mozart, Lutoslawski and Schubert, 8 p.m. March 13. Tickets cost €14 to €24. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • Metal core festival with the bands Chaos Leaving Storm, Out of Decay and Vintundra, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €5.50.

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French music The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents Pauline Ngoc performing French chansons and pop of the 1970s at 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €15. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

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‘Rock Me Amadeus’ The Stadthalle Landstuhl presents “Rock Me Amadeus,” the big Falco show, at 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340.

For more information, visit www. juz-kl.de. Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken, Burgherrenhalle: • Forever Queen, the ultimate tribute by Queen Mania, 8 p.m. March 15. For tickets, visit www. ResetProduction.de or call 01805-288244. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • The Austrian brass band da Blechhauf’n presents a diversified program with marches, pop, polka, jazz and classical music, 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets cost €22 to €28. Visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220 for details. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Saturday Night Fever,” a musical by Bill Oaks, Robert Stigwood and the Bee Gees, runs through April 27. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Werther,” an opera by Jules Massenent, in French, 7:30 p.m. today. • “Liebe in schwarz-weiss,” a ballet by Marguerite Donlon, 6 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. March 22. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Tracing Isadora,” a ballet by Dominique Dumais, 7:30 p.m. March 7 and 9. • “Elektra,” a opera by Richard Strauss,7:30 p.m. March 14, 20, 23 and 23. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de or call 0621-1680-150.


• Kaiserslautern, Edith-Stein-Haus, Engelsgasse 1, Fasching party with DJ Freddy Blauth, 8 p.m. Saturday. • Erfenbach, Kreuzsteinhalle, masquerade ball with party band No Problem, 8 p.m. Saturday. • Mackenbach, Bürgerhalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday; Rose Monday party, 8 p.m. Monday. • Weilerbach, Bürgerhaus, children’s Fasching party, 2 p.m. Sunday. • Hohenecken, school gym, children’s Fasching party, 2:30 p.m. Monday. • Schönenberg-Kübelberg, Rose Monday parade with floats, walking groups, music bands, 1:11 p.m. Monday. • Eulenbis, Bürgerhaus, model train swap meet, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, near BMW dealer on Merkurstrasse, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and March 8. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Torfstrasse 10, Thursdays. • Homburg, near Rathaus (Am Forum),Saturday. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 8. • Deidesheim, Stadthalle, antique and collectors’ market, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.

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More than 15 teams from throughout Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe fill the Wiesbaden Fitness Center to watch and compete in the 2014 Cheer Competition Feb. 22 in Wiesbaden. Each team performed a 2 1/2-minute routine to determine the best squad in division I, II and III.

Ramstein Royals win DODDS-Europe cheerleading championship Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Members of the Ramstein Royals cheer squad celebrate after winning first place in the Division I 2014 Cheer Competition. The Royals have earned first place two years in a row.

Members of the Ramstein Royals cheer squad finish their routine Feb. 22. The Royals won first place for Division I in the 2014 Cheer Competition.

Fans root for the Ramstein Royals cheer squad during the cheerleading championship. Teams were graded on everything from tumbling to building.

Members of the Kaiserslautern Raiders cheer squad perform their routine during the championship Feb. 22. The Raiders received the spirit award for Division I.

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Memorial 5K

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

Unit-level volleyball sign-ups

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

International match

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

Golf membership drive

The Woodlawn Men’s Golf Association will hold its 2014 season membership drive meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Woodlawn Golf Course club house. All male golfers with valid ID are invited to join.

Umpires needed

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools baseball and softball season is just around the corner and there is a shortage of experienced umpires in

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Europe. Umpires in Germany cover every DODDS school in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and they have an unusually high number of turnover from this past season due to umpires PCSing. There will be a high school baseball clinic starting at 9 a.m. March 8 at the Ramstein Southside Gym Annex. It will cover rules changes for 2014 and points of interest, then will transition to a field clinic at around noon. If interested, email Andy Benton at gabuldawg@yahoo. com or Sergio Jaquez at cardiac2u911@yahoo.com.

‘Color Me Green’ 5K

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

Push-up challenge

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

Softball tryouts

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

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

Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein) 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:15 p.m., 10 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 1:30 p.m. HER (R) 1:45 p.m., 10 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. SATURDAY - 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:15 p.m., 10 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 1:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. HER (R) 1:45 p.m., 10 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) 11 a.m. SUNDAY 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. HER (R) 11:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. MONDAY - 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. HER (R) 11:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. TUESDAY - 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Pompeii (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. HER (R) 11:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Frozen (PG) 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY - 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. HER (R) 11:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. THURSDAY - 3 Days to Kill (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Labor Day (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. HER (R) 11:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. TODAY -

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! ! ! House new in Ktown 191sqm liv rm din area 4BR bik 2.5baths studio hobby rm car port avail now €1345+utl 0160-99223285 ! Erzenhausen 10min to RAB 120sqm 3BR wlk-in-closet, liv/ din, firepl, BIK, 2baths, oil-heat, yard, no pets 1073.-€ 01757709141 !! 5 min to RAB, €1900. House 265sqm, big yard, 7BR, 2.5baths, livrm, new bik, pets welcome, walk in closet. 1 month deposit. No realtor fee. 06381-4280293 or 0175 2011139 0157-30883821 10 min Ramstein base, FSH, 240sqm, 6BDR, 4baths, 2garages, yard, pets ok, 01726823232 15min to Landstuhl: Freest. House in a nice, quiet area, 5BR/ 2,5BA, yard, terrace € 1.250,- + util 06371-943311 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de 15min to Ramstein: Freest. House in a beautifull area with a great view, 6BR/2BA, balcony, terrace, 2 carports € 1.690,- + util 06371943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de Ramstein downtown, new FSH, 240sqm, 6BDR, 2baths, garage/ yard, rent€1740,01726823232

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5 min to RAB. Opportunity w/ flair for large family or flat sharing community. 10BR, 10 baths, 2 guestrm+baths, BIK, wintergarden, €2900. No finders fee. Call Gunther 0151-23555081 66892 Bruchmühlbach, 6BR, 3.5baths, garage, 220sqm, gas heating, yard and terrace. €1570+util. Avail now. 063635481 or 0171-7859082 67707 Schopp. 4rm, new BIK, bath, liv/dinrm, 100sqm house, terrace, parquet flrs, ground windows flr, shared garden, park spot, Tel:0151-25831292 or 06307-1508 call after18:00 Airbase 10 min: ReichenbachSteegen: new freest house 6 br, 3 bath, gar, big yard E 1830,-; Waldmohr: very nice 5 br dpx, gar, fenced yard E 1650,-; Herschberg: beautiful freest house, 4 br, 2 gar, yard E1450,- ; Hermersberg: great 3 br, yard, gar E 1280,-; Ramstein: newer dpx, 4 br 3 bath, fenced yard 1120,-; JR Realty reduced fee - pictures avail. Ph: 06371-71756 or 01703159692 or jfr46@outlook.com Available with GP Residences: Modern Miesenbach House, 4 BR, 2 bath, nice bik, large liv/din room, yard, garage, storage, €1,140. Nice House in Kindsbach and Miesau Houses, ea 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 baths, bik, liv/din rm, yard, double garage, quiet location €760. Spacious, nice Spesbach House, 4 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, lots of storage, basement, 2 garages. €1,580. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131878 to set up for an appointment, or email gpresidences@gmx.net.

Kaiserslautern American Brand new freestanding house, 15 Min. to RAB, 270sqm., liv.space, 3 bathrm., 5 bedrm., dining-liv. area with open-fire-place, garage, yard 2.200 €uro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 0173-8317162 or 06372803641 Brand new Kaiserslautern. Dplx house. Very luxury. 6 Bedroom, 2 balcony, bik, attic, trrace, small yard, floor-heating (very economic heating system warm pump). Garage, available Form March 1st. Please mail mbissinger@ MSN.com. No Finders Fee Duplex 140sqm 3BR 1.5bath liv/ din area BIK laundry attic garage SAT DSL 8km to RAB av now €810 + utl (extra electr. & phone) from owner Tel. 06383-7627 or 998282 speak Engl. Enjoy living in this spacious, very modern and luxurious freestanding home. 291 m², 3 BR, 2.5 Baths, Liv/Din-room, Studio, Fenced yard, Double garage, Floor-Heating, Pets neg., Avail: Feb. 15, 2014. Rent: 2212 Euro + 100 Euro garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com . For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate Freest. house, Kollweiler, 10min to RAB, 96sqm, 2BR, 1Bath, 2liv/ dinrm, BIK, garage, backyard, pets allowed, €720+util., 01714969243 House in Hirschhorn, 161 sqm, 4 Bedr., 2 Bathr., Liv-Din-Room, Garage, Yard, Pets allowed, 1100,Euro + util. call 06308/8499507 or herdt.irina@gmx.de

Beautiful house in Weselberg near Landst./Ramstein, 196sqm, kitchen, 2 living rooms, 1 dining room, 2 bathr., 2 toilets, 5 bedr., garage, basement, big garden 1380 € + utilities Tel. 06333980228 Duplex 120sqm Mehlingen Froehnerhof 3BR livrm dinrm BIK 1.5bath cpks yard 10min RAB ideal for single €840 +util 063039998405 or 0176-78483490

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Beautiful FSH in Weilerbach, 248 Sqm, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, BIK, 1 Liv./Din. room, attic, patio, garage, gas heat, fire place, floor heating, pets negotiable, rent 1900,00 EUR (incl. garage & chimney sweep). Available 1. March 2014.For more info please call 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com. View more houses on www.gibill pay.com/realestate Beautiful FSH w. In-Law-Suite in Kusel-Region, built in 2011, 25 km to RAB, 250 m², 5 BR, 2 Baths + 2 WC, 2 BIK, 2 Liv/Din, Storage, Double-Garage, Yard, Pets neg., Avail: March 1, 2014, Rent: 2015 Euro + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibillpay.com. For further listings please view our website www.gibillpay.com/reale state

Freestanding house. Ramstein School. 10 minutes to RAB.255 sqm, 6 bedroom, 2,5 bathroom, attic, fireplace, floor-heating, bik, balcony, terrace, fenced Yard. No Finders Fee. rent 1,920 € .Please contact : mbissinger@msn.com or 016090727661 House for Rent, Duplex, 147Sqm, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Features: Fireplace, Terracee and Garden and Carplace. Available now. incl.. samall Apartment 1ZKB. Pets are welcome, €1160.+ 70.- utilities, g_temme@arcor.de House for Rent, Nice Dplx House in KL Heustr.8,153 m²,3BR, big Liv-Din-Room, 2 Bath and 1 Toilet, 1 Loundry Room, 2 parking spots infront of the House.No Pets.Rent 1100€ plus utilitis.Available: 15.March 2014Mobile: 01702820092 House in Schrollbach, Freestanding House, 180Sqm, 6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Living/Dining Room, Features: Basement, Yard, €1000, 01712360425 House in Waldmohr 10min to RAB 241sqm 5BR lrg 2baths liv/ din rm modern BIK 3balc studio w/ nice view yard w/ garden house and firepl. garage 2park-spots €1400+utl Tel. 0172-1808789 or 06373-506180 House, 220sqm, 1200sqm property, terrace, family rm, dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, private patio area in the back. Very quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgate, €1600 +util. w/option to buy. Avail now. Call Owner 06364175436 Villa w.in-house-chapel in Theisbergstegen, 450sqm, Price in Euro2495+ut., call 01716455478

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Housing approved DPLX in Altenglan, 138Sqm, 3 Bdrms, 2 Bath, 1 Living, Pantry, Basement, BIK, partly furnished: Storage racks in pantry; Closets in 2 bedrooms, Mirrored bathroom cabinet in both bath, 1 carport, 1 open parking, pets upon approval, call 0651 180749 or julia neklein.trier@googlemail.com Kaiserslautern-Siegelbach: large modern home, 225sqm, 5 bed, 3 bath, BIK, fireplace, radiant floor heating, garage, €1650+ut. Av. end Feb. Call Melinda 0172/ 6855976 or kka.immobilien@ic loud.com

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Nice Duplex-Half in Kusel, 180 m², 3 BR, 1.5 Baths, BIK, Liv-DinRoom, Storage, In-Law-Suite, Garage, Yard, 2 Balconies, Pets neg., Avail: March 1, 2014, Rent: 1080 Euro incl. garage +util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com. For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate

Housing approved duplex in Altenglan, 160Sqm plus 62sqm basement storage, 4 Bdrm, 2 Bath, 3 Livrm, BIK, Yard, Garage, balcony with electric sunblind, 1 car port, 1 open parking, internet in all rooms, modern energy saving gas central heating, pets upon approval. call 0651 180749 or julia Nice FSH 16 km to RAB, 245 m², neklein.trier@googlemail.com, 6 BR, 3 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din€1250 Room, Yard, Garage, Pets neg., Huge luxury FSH: 10mins from Avail. now, Rent: 1940 Euro incl. RAB, LRMC, 260sqm, 5 bed, 3 garage + util.Reduced fee!For mobath, studio loft, BIK, office, laun- re information please contact G.I. dry, storage, open-plan living/di- Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: ning area, sauna&fitness room, 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 patio with outdoor grill, beautiful or ramstein@gibillpay.com. For yard, garage+carport, radiant further listings please view our floor heating, electric rolladens, website www.gibillpay.com/reale high-speed internet, gas heating, state housing approved, LST school district, av. now. 2060 euros+ut. Ph. Melinda 0172 6855976 kka.im mobilien@icloud.com

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Katzweiler, 280sqm, new duplex, garage, 4BR, €2100, Siegelbach, nice 4Br, 180sqm, freest, house, 2 garage, open firplace, closet, partyrm, €1300, Otterberg, brand new 300sqm house, 3 gar, 5br, €2500, Queidersbach, 3br apt, 1.5baths, balc €550, Immo T. 016096096498 Kottweiler, open built Mediterranean Style Duplex (200m2) BIK, wooden floors 3 bedr.Studio 2,5 bathr, huge Backyard with shed. €1500. Pls call for appointment 0151-43265103 Kottweiler: 5 Bedr. House 2 bathr., bik, large living w open fireplace, 2 Garages, € 2.000,--RE/ MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, tel 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolfgang.wiedmann@re max.de

Stelzenberg: beautiful freest house, 6 br, fenced yard, 2 gar E 1980,-; photos avail.- JR Realty reduced fee - ph 06371-71756 or 01703159692 or jfr46@out look.com Townhouse 5min Kaiserslautern 5Rms BIK 1.5bath 170sqm 300sqm-yard terr balc garage nice area 15min RAM 0173-3683830 Very sweet home in Weselberg near Landst./Ramstein, 120sqm, kitchen, living/dining room, bath, 3 bedr., garage, basement, small garden 870 € + utilities Tel. 06333980228

Wonderful renovated single fam home close to Vogelweh and less than 15 min to RAB - About 300sqm liv sp, 5 bedrms, 2.5 bath large, open liv/din, beautiful builin kit, huge studio, private patio and back yard and a garage. The rent is 2650E + garage.Pets on approval.Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Nice House in Weselberg, 10min Tel: 06371-5940059 RAB 5min LRMC 183sqm 4BR new 2baths guest WC BIK lrg HOUSES/APTS open liv/dinrm, lrg terr & lrg garden carport. Ideal for FOR SALE kids!€1080+util. Call: 06307-1272 All ads and pics on class-world.com or 0151-19469063 or 0173Alsenborn near Sembach: 3 3020558 bedr. Apptm on 2 floors, ca. 150 Obermohr: Freest House in quiet m², Garage, Garden, Avail shortly area, 6BR/2BA, yard, terrace, ga€ 169.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhorage € 1.300,- + util 06371mes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, 943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili tel 01706850060 or en.de 01704116990, email wolf Olsbrücken, FST house, 168qm, gang.wiedmann@remax.de liv/dinrm, BIK, office, 4BRw/balc, Bungalow in Sembach.1Bad with 1bath, guest toil, laundryrm, 1 ga- shower and bath. 3 bedrooms, curage, terr w/yard, linary dining rooms, Hauswirt€1400+€2500dep, avail 1 April, schatfsraum and guests WC.Es Tel:06308-7178 exist 2 garages and 4 parking Otterbach house 3BR 1.5baths BIK attic garage garden basem high standard 190sqm €1230+utl Call: 0152-51914840

lots. The property is level and 737 square metres. The house is sold privately. With intersse call or email. 017625659093

Otterbach: Brand new Duplex, 196 qm², 3 bed, studioroom, 3 bath, BIK, floor heat, Yard, garage+2 driveway. Avail K-Town Westside: newly renova- now.€1450+util. No pets. 0176ted, 170sqm, 4 bed, 1.5 bath, 84361090 BIK, studio loft, storage, small yard, gas heating, rent 1225 euros Pretty FSH 7 bedrm with over incl. garage, Av. early March, Call 300sqm & granny flat in TrippMelinda 0172/6855976 or kka.im stadt, located in a cul-de sac and it has 3 garages. Rent incl the gamobilien@icloud.com rages, before util is 2420 Euros Luxury big FSH, near K-Town per month. Doris Drewlow Immoand RAB/ Sembach, 180sqm, bilien, Tel:06371-5940059 4BR, 2bath, flr heating, BIK, ter2 ½ race, balc, garden, quiet area, Queidersbach: 4 bedr., €1400 + util, Call Henry 0172- bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.350,-- € + 6634425 util www.agra-immobilien.de Martinshöhe: 3-4 bedr., large li- 06371-57656 ving w openfire place 3 bathr, BiK, terrace, Sauna, Big garage, Ramstein 10 mins: modern freecarport available now € 1790,-- , standing house in Erzenhausen, € 50,-- Garage RE/MAX Dreamho- spacious 270sqm, 4/5 bed, 3 mes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, bath, walk-in closet, BIK+pantry, tel 01706850060 or huge studio loft, storage, radiant 01704116990, email wolf floor heating, large patio and low maintenance yard, big garage, gang.wiedmann@remax.de €1600+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda Nice Apt in Mehlbach close to 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@ VOG 15 min RAB 20 min SEM 20 icloud.com min, 110 sqm, 2 BR, livrm, dinrm, BIK w/dishw., 1,5 bath, balc., at- Single fam. house, 130 sqm, eittic, basmnt., floor-heat, SAT-DSL- her fully furnished or without furniLTE2 park.lot, quiet, near forest, ture, 3 bedr., 1 living and dining r., wonderful view AV now, Pls. call kitchen, bathr., 2 rooms in the ba06301-795030, or 0151 16 56 70 sement, garden, double garage, 16 km to Ramstein, 016317 1987059 / 06381- 6749 Nice freest. House, 160Sqm, 4 Spesbach: 6 bedr., 3 bath, livingBedr, 2 Bathr. new BIK, Garage, 15 min to RAB, nice yard, terrace, diningm, built-in-kit., patio, yard, pets allowed0176/41565635, garage, 2.060,-- €+ util www.agraimmobilien.de 06371-57656 €1100, dirknagel76@gmx.de

By Owner, Beautiful Country Landhouse, Freestanding House, 280Sqm, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Features: Fireplace, Yard, Floor Heating, Attic, Garage, Has a separate apartment with Private entrance. Beautiful view located in quite area. Dbl Grg, Patio/Balcony, AC, Screens, some Furnishings, 800 sqm prpty, Off Street parking. Has Lots of Extras, Prvt Ownr No Realator Fee, 15 min LRMC, 20 min Rams, 01726623527 Evenings after 1800., €375000, 0172-6623527 Close to Ramstein: almost 400 sqm living, Built in kitchen, Livingr, Diningr, 3 Bathr, 5-6 bedr., rather new home, 2 Garages 800 sqm property, sideroad € 388.000,--RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr.4, tel 01706850060 or 01704116990, email wolfgang.wiedmann@re max.de FSH in Würzweiler, between Rockenhausen & Kirchheimbolanden, quiet area, 5BR, liv/dinrm, 2 bathrms, 2 guest WCs, 2 biks, garage, approx 1400sqm garden, incl separate building suitable for expansion w/ 3 garages. €130.000,00 obo. Call 06302-7556 Ramstein Bungalow 180 SQM, 4 bed room, 2.5 bath, guest Apt., fire place, garage, carport, garden, best location, sale 245000.€ call Realtor 0162-4747120, 0637117222

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10 Min. to RAB, Nice Appartment full furnished 3 bedrms., dining liv.area, bathrm., b.i.k, with full All ads and pics on class-world.com equipment, terrace, garage pets are welcome high speed internet, Gorgeous House 209m² Liv Noo comission cal 0173-8317162 Space, 1065m² lot, 5 bedrms, liv/ or 06372-803641 Anne S. Neudiningroom, built-in kitchen, pan- mann try, fam rm, 2 bath, sauna, entran- 1-3Bed, 3MI RAB Furn Equipped ce video security system, laundry Internet Phone TV Wash/Dry Pets rm, cov balcony, cov patio, outsi- ok. nbm4rent.com. 01742430124 de BBQ, playground, garden house, workshop, own water well, to- 1TLA@ Ramstein - Lg suites, tally fenced, gas heating. Avail. im- AFN, PC, Wi-Fi, free calls;pets ok! mediately 295000 Euro. Doris http://www.facebook.com/ram Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371- steinlodging or Tel. 01791456657


5940059 Ramstein school district: comfortable home in Obermohr, 5 mins to Ramstein, 180sqm, 4 bed, 2 bath, studio loft, BIK, gas heating, garage, big balcony, no yard, €1180+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@ icloud.com Ramstein School: 285 sqm house, 4 br, walk I. closet, firepl, built 2000, yard E 300.000,-;JR Realty no fee - ph 06371-71756 or jfr46@ outlook.co








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Trippstadt - very pretty home with ca 300m² liv. space, 1209m² lot, built 1989. 7 bedrms, 3.5 bathrms, 2 balc., patio, 3 garages, quiet location. 335000€ negot. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059 www.dorisd-im mo.de Winnweiler, new building in Hopfengärten, duplex, 4.5BR, liv/ dinrm, €204,000 w/out BIK, w/ BIK €211,000,1.5bath + shower rm, garage, BIK, gas heating, flr heating, storagerms, solar plates to heat water, Avail April, Call:0179-5267987 Wonderful freestanding house, 15 Min. to RAB, in RAB school, 1323 sqm. proberty, 270sqm livings-pace, 4 bedrms., b.i.k., patio, basement, office, galerie, dining-liv. area with open-fire-place, fenced yard, outside pool, solar, garage Price 442 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162

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

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95' BMW 518i Automatic, gold, US-spec, 106,000mls, SR, CC, swiss papers, top condition, many new parts, 1796ccm, 4 cylinder engine, very economic, unique in equipment and style, 116 Beautiful TLA House, www.beauti hp, 8 x tires for winter and sumful-tlf.jimdo.com, 5min to RAB, mer on own alloys, pho4bedr, fullyfurnished, 0176/ ne:+49160401078 39755130 Calibra V6, long distances and Landstuhl: 5***** Apartment, Apt garage car. 170 PS (2495 cm³). No. 2, perfectly located and furnis- 133.000km, no accidents, sport hed Whirlpool, Steamshower, Dol- suspension, 17? AZEV tires, sport by Surround, Boxspring beds exhaust, ABS, Traction Control, www.ferienwohnungen-pech Airbags, power windows, air contel.de €90 info@ferienwohnungen- dition, power door locks, etc. pechtel.de (0)176 / 22843089 Weilerbach - 2 room apartment, Clean Car in great condition, 75 sqm, fully furnished & equip- good gas mileage, elec windows, ped with large back yard, AFN & current inspection, German spec, internet, free phone to US. 10 mi- winter/summer tires, central lock nutes to RAB & Vogelweh. 0179 door, excellent A/C, kept in gara531 0274. ge, air filters recently changed,

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Non-smoker, no pets. Day- 06371 47 1045 or 480-1045 or cell after 5 PM-015 2244 86630 For sale is an Automatic Mercedes E200, 1999. Gorgeous bluegreen color. German specs, inspections passed. No problems! Good shape - inside and outside. It has 270,000 km. $3700 cash please. We are in Wiesbaden. ser gelana@gmail.com. Call 017669342-601 or 0176-69350-983. For sale is an Automativ Mercedes E200, 1999. Gorgeous bluegreen color. German specs, inspections passed. No problems! Good shape - inside and outside. It has 270,000 km. $3700 cash please. We are in Wiesbaden. ser gelana@gmail.com. Call 017669342-601 or 0176-69350-983. For sale is an Manuel Mercedes E260 6 cylinder limousine, 1988.Red color. German specs, inspections passed guarantee. No problems! Good condition with heat seats, sunroof, CD, New Winter tires, New breaks and many new parts for the Engine, It has 336,000 km.Call 015117610336.

2006 AUDI A-8 Quattro! Super Clean!! Silver Color! Tan Leather! Great Service History! Long Wheel Base! Loaded! Navigation! Super Nice Ride! For More Information Contact Lawrence And Maria at (39) 3466494965 or Email mtjfriulana@googlemail.com As- Great running US Spec vehicle. king Price 17,000 Euro No major issues. Is a very reliable 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vehicle. Please feel free to con4MATICcontact me by email:ab tact me to take it out for a test run. gdelva7@yahoo.com dulrahat@hotmail.com

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I am selling 4 bmw alloy oem 15" rims taken off my `93 318i.The rims are in fair condition.Good for any BMW owner who need rims or spares. $100 ss2day@ gmail.com Insp. cleared 21 Feb 2014.$4000 or OBO.Auto.186,000KM.Burgundy.Int:Grey.Power windows, power sunroof, ABS brakes, dualairbags, CD player, air condit.rubber floor mats, all season tires.Please contact Christie at Christie.nin@gmail.com if interested. Manual Transmission. 22,000 Miles.Heated Seats.Fold in side mirrors.Rear Back Up Sensors.Blue Tooth Enabled.Connection cord for mp3/ipod.CD Player.Convenience keyless entry and start.Comes w/2 sets winter & summer runflat tires kvrcosmos@ gmail.com Mercedes E 200, Model 2000 Automatic, leather, power steering, breaks, windows, doors. Cruise control, Xenon lights, ABS, Stero, fully loaded. new oil change & batterie.new winter tires. none smoking car - Garage kept- good condition - only € 3.250 obo call 0172-676 2717 Mercedes E320, '00, Automatic, 144000 km, with alloy wheels, leather interior, DVDs in headrests, extra-fully loaded, & perfect mechanically!!!Super nice car! $8400 (or 6200 Euros) Wiesbaden, 017669350-983. Must Sell, Honda, CIVIC Coupe/ Spoiler, 2002, Good condition, Auto trans. power windows, new oil change, Euro 4 good for 2 years, Cd/Mp3,4 extra tires with Alloy wheels (almost new), priced to sell 2990/best offerContact Suleiman at 015145913013 or suleiman_haider@hotmail.com Tires, KUMHO 225 60 R16 102 H XL M + S All Season $350Used for 2 months before Van had to be scrapped. C:015121481670 H: 063759946688Set of 4 on Ford 5 lug 15" rims., $350.00, charlesthalmann3@gmail.com Toyota reliability, great milage 2.2 D4D turbo diesel engine, 6 speed transmission, front wheel drive, spacious interior.Rear seats fold flat. 2 sets of tires/wheels Only 68000k.9,900Euro Call 016091323360 email cdpklaus@ gmail.com Volvo S90,2003, first owner, 46,000miles, automatic, leather seats, heated seats, very good condition, climate control, Navi, DVD player, electric sunroof, garage kept, €3600, Tel: 015214912923

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Portes du Soleil, France Ski Trip 7-9 Mar. €265per person. Bus deANNOUNCEMENTS parture from Vogelweh Bowling All ads and pics on class-world.com Alley on Fri afternoon returns Sun night. Includes transportation & 2014 RAMS Yearbook, Online hotel w/half-board. Contact Tyler yearbook ordering is open. The or- at tyler.w.vance@gmail.com der deadline is May 2, 2014.To Signups for the 2014 season will place the order please go be held March 15th from 1100to:www.internationalmemories.usu 1300 at Ramstein Golf Course. serid: 2014RAMSYBPW: 2014 Women 18 & up are invited to RAMSYBNOW Only $35 Order stop by for info. & sign-up. ChipNow!Price will increase March 15. ping competition at noon with cash prizes! Go to http://ramsteinwwga.weebly.com or email Andermatt Ski Trip with Tannen- WWGAramstein@hotmail.com for baum Ski Club (TSC) €270 for more info. TSC members; €290 for nonmembers Contact Amy Krush at Val Thorens Ski Trip 5-12 Apr, Jen Conejo at akrush05@gmail.com March 21- contact 23--34 lifts and 166 kilometers of jenny_conejo@hotmail.com Price pistes. Cross-country skiers you’ll determined on room type. Ski-in/ find 20 kilometers of well prepa- ski-out apts equipped w/kitchen. 328 slopes – 56 green, 120 blue, red runs. 115 red, and 37 black & 124 km of cross-country runs. Children's Clothing Bazaar, 8 March 14 from 0800-1100 in the Weilerbach Burgerhaus (Schulstr. ADOPTION 6, 67685 Weilerbach). Selling highquality second-hand Spring/Sum- All ads and pics on class-world.com mer children's clothing, a variety of toys, baby articles, bicycles, Adopt while stationed overseas! www.adopt-abroad.com Adoptietc... Come and find a bargain! on Intl & foster care, home studies. Hague accredited. CaseworChristian Sience Church in Kai- kers in Germany. US 1-888-687serslautern, Pariserstrasse 57. 3644 Opening hours: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Do you love photography as much as we do? Join us on Facebook. Post your best pictures, comment, discuss. Local area photo walks are planned. All are welcome and it's free! Facebook.com/KaiserslauternPhotographyClub Great Soccer College Recruitment Camp Here in Germnay! No other Camp like this in Europe that is there for our kids to be seen by American College Coaches. Www.facebook.com/CollegeSoccerShowcaseCamp or email CollegeSoccerCamp@ gmx.de for more info

12" Meade LX200 EMC Telescope, 416XT cam and access.: Tripod, Goto control, 201XT autoguider, Software, tele-extender, pol. filter, 3 eyepices, barlow lense, 2" diag-mirror, PC-23C cam, sunfilter, cases, car power, manuals, etc. Like new. Ask price €4999. Tel. 0157-89138494 2000 Watt transformer, 2000 watts in good condition., $40.00, spvendor@gmail.com AEG german wash, 220volt. Various programms, for pick up only, €150, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Camerabag Crumpler "Messenger bag" for digital mirror reflex camera and equipment. Only used once, original price EURO Hi! Would you like to travel to 100, €50 OBO, pics on classHamburg, Germany`s second lar- world.com, coemser@gmail.com gest city? I`m a German nurse (f/ 32) and can offer my free tour gui- Electric guitar amp for sale; Rockde skills for a cultural exchange. tron Rampage, ideal for practice Don t hesitate, it`s no fake! Email: in your home and beyond.Fantastic gain characteristics, AGX noivisithamburg@gmx.de se reduction, 8`` speaker with lots of volume asking $120.- call 0172 Overeater's Anonymous, If food 35 64442 rules your life call Overeaters AnKeyboard from ASUS, black, onymous. No weigh-ins, dues or with number pad, brand new, nefees. Meetings every Monday ver used before! €5, coemser@ 1800. Landstuhl hospital chapel, gmail.com, pics on classbuilding 3773. Contact world.com OA_ktown@yahoo.com for more info. The Knights of Columbus Timothy J. Maude Council #10292 will host a FREE Pancake Breakfast on 30 March 2014 at the ACS Cafeteria on Hainerberg from 1000 to 1400 hours. The Pancake Breakfast is FREE to everyone, so come on out and enjoy some great food and fellowship!!!

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Keyboard from Saitek, grey, Keyboard from Saitek, grey, with numELECTRONICS ber pad, great condition! €5, coem All ads and pics on class-world.com ser@gmail.com, €5, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classMetal Slug Anthology, Wii game, world.com played once, perfect condition - like new!, €15, coemser@gmail.com Raven Max / Sirius Retro Synthesizers each 650€. The Raven is a Operating system Windows XP master keyboard (with Max extenHard Drive 37GB spvendor@ sion). Sirius is a techno workstation with vocoder and much more. gmail.com Both devices are in nearly new condition. Including original instruction and operation manuals. 0157-89138494

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*Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii ga- at 01723564442 me, perfect condition, like new! €10, coemser@gmail.com, €10, 220 volt iron and ironing board. Contact Eric and Mia at coemser@gmail.com 063759949674., $30, Sky+HD box with controller, eyates9761@aol.com Sky+HD box with controller used 5 locomotives, 1 complete train in the UK for 2 years. Not used in set, 15 cars, layout, tools, parts, & Germany. 3 years old., €110, supplies for established Z gauge bbfromss@yahoo.com enthusiast- great opportunity to inSmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii game, like new!, €12, coemser@ gmail.com Stearing wheel "Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback" for your PC! Love to play auto games? Wanna feel like yr r driving for real? Then dont miss this!, pics on class-world.com, €45, coemser@ gmail.com., pics on classworld.com Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €15, coemser@gmail.com, €20, coemser@gmail.com Surround sound speaker system, HCT stereo surround sound speaker system, like new. Five speakers and subwoofer., $67, mkomara7@yahoo.com The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, perfect condition, like new!, €10, coemser@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 Beautiful hand-made felt shoulder bag in purple with flower design, medium size, jenniferwil king@hotmail.com Beautiful hand-made purple/pink felt flower brooch, perfect stocking stuffer, can be pinned on jackets, scarves, bags and more. Absolutely wow! €12, jenniferwil king@hotmail.com Big/tall red glass vase, perfect to put on the floor. Highlight nice flowers with this beautiful vase and give your liv/din rm a nice touch!, €5, coemser@gmail.com, pics on class-world.com

Blocks in a box, Try to fit all the blocks in the box again. Multicovest in model railroading; especial- lor shapes., €1, isabell_1_98@ya ly if space is a concern. hoo.com 016091323360 Bracelet - Brown, handmade! BeAn adjustable full-size bassinet autiful accessory for any ocation, allows you to keep baby closer any outfit. Treat yourself to somelonger. Diaper changing table with thing nice or bring a smile to your wipe clean fabrics that resist best girl friends. €10, coemser@ mess during changes. Easily con- gmail.com, pics on classverts to a portable playard. Signa- world.com ture Graco® push-button fold makes closing your playard quick Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmaand hassle-free. Airy mesh on all de. Beautiful accessory for any ocsides for maximum ventilation. cation, any outfit. Treat yourself to Convenient carrying bag for no- something nice or bring a smile to fuss travel and storage. New pri- your best girl friends. €10, coem ce: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374- ser@gmail.com, pics on class944368 or 0176-55247077 or world.com email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de

Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de Apollp Amateur night Tickets!, 22 February 2014 It's here once again! Get your tickets Now!!! For tickets Call: Kimara: 015226103859 Jevon: 01621655562 Rachel: 015146647938

Campers, camping gear give away, some used some brand new, still in the box, Tel. 01608811490 Candleholder: Nice candle holder for 4 tea lights. Perfect for your living room!, €8, pics on class-world.com, coemser@ gmail.com

Coin collection, Selling my coin collection-Morgan, Walking Liberty, all kinds of American coins daBattle Royale, Magnetic Game ting back to 1799.Must see. Also Zelda Twilight Princess, Wii ga- for traveling. Ages 6 and up. Ga- many, many other Silver coins.Alme, perfect condition, like new!, mes board inside travel case., €2, so copper(cents)., $, omarrstan €15, coemser@gmail.com isabell_1_98@yahoo.com ley@aim.com The Bigs2 Baseball, Wii game, perfect condition, like new!, €10, coemser@gmail.com


dm-drogerie markt donates over €1,000 in toiletry requests to USO!

dm-drogerie markt, a large chain of German drugstores, recently donated much-needed items to the Wounded Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The items included personal care items for our wounded warriors such as toothbrushes, shaving needs, lotions, and other products needed daily. Pictured here are (from left) Konrad Braun, Director, Kaiserslautern USO; Jaqueline Samad, Product Manager, AdvantiPro; and Marco Wolf, General Manager, dm markt Landstuhl. dm-drogerie markt is a retail discounter offering many products needed by Americans including men’s shaving needs, ladies’ make-up (Maybelline, Max Factor, L’Oréal for example), dental care, hair care, body lotions, shower needs (including products for sensitive skin). They also offer their own brands (balea for example), less expensive than the well known brands, which renounce animal testing. The store also stocks travel-size products, perfect for short trips. dm market also carries BIO natural foods (some of which are gluten-free), cold/flu medicines, sun protection, baby clothes, baby food, and a photo service. You can print out photos directly from your smartphone, USB stick or CD for really competitive prices. VAT forms are accepted! Opening hours: Mon – Sat 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. dm-drogerie markt Landstuhl • Torfstrasse 2-4 • 66849 Landstuhl

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Kaiserslautern American Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition!, pics on class-world.com, €20, coemser@gmail.com

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Sandals "Life", black, always loved to wear them. Great with classy, fancy, trendy dresses or pants. Size 8.5M, €8, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com

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

Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/whi- Striped hand-made felt shoulder te, handmade, adjustable in size, bag, large, trend colors, perfect fits almost every wrist. Beautiful gift, €30, jenniferwilking@hot accessory for any ocation, any mail.com outfit. Treat yourself to something Sweatshirt von GAP, perfect connice or bring a smile to your best dition, like new. Size small., €7, Selling two Fender Stratocaster girl friends. €10, coemser@ pics on class-world.com, coem electric guitars. Never left the hou- gmail.com ser@gmail.com se, top condition. One is a Spelling Bee Bingo, Ages 4 and collector's item. Serious offers up. 2 to 6 players. Fun game with and details at 01723564442 spelling., €2.50, isabell_1_98@ya Relax, Ayurveda Massage Small grey felt shoulder bag with hoo.com PHILIPP-REIS-STR. 9 mushroom design, perfect gift, Spongebob Squarepants Puzzle, 66849 LANDSTUHL €20 jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Kid size puzzle. 30 pieces. Age Please call for appointment 3+., €4, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outServices offered: fit. Treat yourself to something ni• Nitrous Oxide • Family Dentistry ce or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ • Saturday & Evening • Certified Orthodontics gmail.com Appointments • Crowns and Veneers • Implant Surgery Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Cre• Zoom Teeth Whitening Caring, Friendly me, handmade, adjustable in size, • Wisdom Teeth Surgery American staff fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any Certified American Dental Hygienists Tricare Preferred Provider outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Ramstein Dental Care Wiesbaden Dental Care 06371-40 62 30 0611-9887 26 50 girl friends. €10, coemser@ Poststrasse 1 Bahnstrasse 14 gmail.com, pics on class66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach 65205 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim world.com www.ramsteindental.com www.wiesbadendental.com Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com

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Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €150, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French armiore with mirror doors. Louis IV style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €800, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French buffet. year 1890 Henry II style. See photo on KA classifeds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €1000, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French sofa. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €200, eyates9761@aol.com Antique secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €120, eyates9761@aol.com Bathroom mirror cabinet, beautiful bathroom mirror cabinet with beautiful lamp, $, wagnersfitfire@ yahoo.de Beautiful birch wood bathroom mirror cabinet including lamp.Mirrors inside and outside of cabinet doors. $50, wagnersfitfire@ya hoo.de

Beautiful sideboard, cherrywood veneer The sideboard is in very good condition with normal signs of usage. Very decorative, beautiVery nice Cherry Wood standing Bathroom shelf, birch wood ba- ful eye-catcher for your home. jewelry case. 40 euro. Please call throom shelf with 3 glass inlays, 97cm high, 193cm wide, 37cm de$20, wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de ep, €350, drdos331@gmail. 06302-981886 or 0170-4019648

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Beautiful Solid French Oak Dining Table - This is a True piece of craftsmanship! Hand-crafted with wooden dowels and dove-tailed drawer. L - 82" W - 39.6" H 31" €1000. Wood Chairs €135. Bench €250. Side Tables €320 & €375. Leather Chairs €150. 06371802-2655

Leather stool, Square leather stools, white and black, good condition, will sell for $20 each. wag nersfitfire@yahoo.de Louis XV Chest & Mirror from Belgium. Use it as a small dresser or entryway piece. It's so versatile and with the beautiful carvings, it will look magnificent anywhere! Made out of solid oak. Height: 31" Width: 51". Depth: 21.6". 06371802-2655

Mantel Clock, Mantel clock from Birch wood low board, Low the 60 era. Key wind chines on board on wheels in super conditithe half and full hour., $70.00 on. I have 2 of them.$ 50 each, spvendor@gmail.com wagnersfitfire@yahoo.de

Custom Made Wood Bar, Custom made wood bar including six stools, sink, and tap, plus lighting. Small refridgerator which exactly fits the bar available for separate purchase. $725, mkomara7@yahoo.com

Original oil painting by Paul MorroOil on canvas. The subject is a colorful bouquet of flowers in a gray vase.The picture is framed with a broad, elaborate wooden frame. 85 x 95cm. Purchased 1978 – now only 590€, drdos331@ gmail.com

Electrical fireplace €60, 2 coffee tables €70 both together obo. Rocking chair, Wooden rocking 06374-1717 or 0157-72670561 chair with leather inlay. Perfect Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag condition.will go for $40. wagners with fox design. Discover your fitfire@yahoo.de wild side! All bags are completely environmentally friendly made Round dining table, birch wood with wool, soap and water on- dining table, diameter 40", super ly!€25, jenniferwilking@hot condition, will go for $80, wagners fitfire@yahoo.de mail.com German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New €1200 each, now selling for €200 each! Call: 0176-907-96039

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

I give away my couch for free! 80cm x 1.74cm x 76cm. Cushion is slightly worn out but still very comfortable and looks nice with a cover. I also have a matching armchair. 0151-67603628. See www.class-world.com for pictures

Table and chairs! A nice round, white, wooden table with 2 matching chairs. The table is three and a half feet in diameter. Please email 26peterc@gmail.com for more info.26peterc@gmail.com

Inlaid Wooden End Table. Sorrento style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €30, eyates9761@aol.com

Target practice, eco warrior shoulder bag, hand-made felt, environmentally friendly bag made using only wool, water and soap, €25, jenniferwilking@hotmail.com

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Ticket for 10 visits / Kids € 50.Ticket for 10 visits / Adults € 25.Open: Mon – Fri 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. 2 kids & 2 adults Sat, Sun, Holidays and € 12,- ONLY (bring in this ad) German school vacation 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Hauptstr. 86 • 67678 Mehlingen • Info-Hotline: 06303-80 60 69

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Wardrobe, Old beautiful wardrobe, two doors, two draws. Solid wood. Made in Germany. Needs to be picked up in Kaiserslautern. , €350, jordy95_99@yahoo.com This is a beautiful Italian mirror. The frame is gold leafed and the picture is made out of marble composite. It is not an antique, but will add that exquisite feel to any room. Height: 58 inches Width: 32 inches 06371-802-2655 Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., $150, eyates9761@aol.com

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Seeking U.S. citizen with valid US Military ID card to work as a Maintenance Technician to perform detailed maintenance, testing, repair, and cleaning on PATRIOT Ground Equipment. Mechanical aptitude along with experience in disassembly/reassembly, repair, and testing of electronic equipment desired. To apply, please go to http://jobs. raytheon.com, click on “Job Search” on the left-hand side, enter 49823BR in the “Keyword or ID” field, and click “Search”. Should you run into issues, please send your questions to positionsatmiesau@gmail.com

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There have been reports of pets being sold from breeding facilities that are not managed at the highest professional standards. Please choose your pet carefully. Make sure you check the credentials of the people selling the pet, and get proper paperwork showing shots and/ or other proof of healthy condition. For further advice, consult your Veterinarian.

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Guy seeks gal, Single American guy seeks a nice fun girl, 30-45, for friendship, hanging out, fun, Beautiful-Sweet-Gentle-Soundand possibly more if all goes Safe South German Cold Blood well.. Email: 1pablito2@gmail.com (Bavarian Oberlander) Horse Team. Both Horses Drive a carriaHarley friends, Lookin for friends, ge & can be ridden. Mare-10 y/o female/male who likes harleys, & Gelding-15 y/o. Both come with works on them, who are into Rock Pferdepass. Please call Ruth at music, good food, havin fun, 01609-559-4445. More Info. & BBQ, beeing outside and enjoying photos at: www.class-world.com a good time together. Just email me and we will see when we can Dog kennel made of galvanized metal, comes apart for shipping, meet. upgradable in size with parts from manufacturer, metal gate, incluI dare you, I dare you to go on 5 des dog house that fits inside, dates with me – you think you can must pick up at Luxembourg Amehandle a SWF in her 40?s, fun, at- rican Cemetery. $300.00. Contact tractive, spontaneous, cahilldd@yahoo.com or romantic…and much more? Then (00352)26361883 respond if you are a SWM with sincere interest, my age and in Excellent Starter Pet, Reverse the greater Stuttgart area Okeetee Albino Corn Snake - 1 y/ o. Healthy & PERFECT pet! Super Moonchld99@yahoo.com Easy to care for! Includes compleO te tank set. Very Friendly - Does H NOT bite! Contact Ruth @ 01609G 559-4445. Photos on www.classThe Original world.com 1992

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Pair of Pretty Budgies (male & female) are looking for a home. Male is hand tame. Pair comes with XL cage & includes nesting box, bath, toys, food & more. Contact Ruth @ 01609-559-4445 if you would like to make them a part of your family. Photos are on www.class-world.com

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Convert VHS videos to CD's, Need somebody that can convert my home videos in VHS format to CD's., $5.00, spvendor@ Super Cuddly Bunny, Perfect gmail.com pet, easy care & super friendly male Lion Head Bunny. This 1 y/o Seeking bedroom and other houwas a rescue & is looking for a sehold furniture, in good shape. permanent home. Cage, pet items Love seat, small sofa, fireplace & food included. He loves to be tools, fans and workout bench/ held and cuddled! Call Ruth: weights. Please contact me at ora 01609-559-4445 to make him part wro@yahoo.com or 0151 6722 9492 of your family.

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