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February 3, 2012


Volume 36, number 5

Partnership efficiently brings home equipment by Senior Airman Katherine Holt 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


wenty-six Airmen from the 435th Contingency Response Group traveled to Romania in partnership with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command to redeploy the 170th Brigade Combat team’s equipment from Afghanistan to their home unit in Baumholder, Germany. The operation took less than a month with the 435th CRG and the 21st TSC loading more than 1,528 short tons of equipment onto 45 rail cars and 23 trucks. “The speed and efficiency is critical to success so the Soldiers have their equipment back as soon as they have reconstituted from their deployment,” said Col. John Shapland, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing commander. “The mission was crucial to safely, effectively and efficiently returning the 170th BCT’s equipment.” Made up of 15 Air Force specialty codes, the contingency response element provided

Photo by Airman 1st Class Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

A member of the 435th Contingency Response Group uses a forklift to stack pallets Jan. 19 while on location in Constanta, Romania. The 435th CRG unloaded more than 100 pallets worth of equipment during their temporary duty assignment.

See ROMANIA, Page 3

21st TSC’s 1st HRSC rehearses for first Patriot Express flight

TIP OF THE WEEK Always lock your car and windows. Keep windows on the ground floor closed when not at home. Rollladens down can tell thieves you’re not at home. Read article on Page 20.


by 2nd Lt. Kay Nissen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


esiliency Day provided Ramstein Airmen with an opportunity to enhance their performance and boost their resiliency by focusing on the “Complete Airman.” This year, unit leadership and front line supervisors were given the opportunity to develop and customize their own resiliency packages that fit the unique needs of their Airmen. Emphasis

was placed on the four domains of resiliency through a highly interactive format that allowed for leadership involvement and the building of “relationships.” Helping agencies representing the four domains provided consultative services to assist leadership in shaping their unit’s resiliency packages and coordinated outside activities to supplement their unit’s in-house curriculum. Resiliency Day was a team effort for all involved. For the physi-


The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center conducted a walkthrough rehearsal at the Ramstein Passenger Terminal Monday in preparation for the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center’s first Patriot Express flight, which is set to arrive Tuesday. The Patriot Express is a Department of Defense-chartered method of air travel scheduled to transit between the Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Ramstein. It will be the primary airlift for Soldiers, family

members and DOD civilians on permanent change of station and temporary duty orders between Germany and the U.S. The reception team at RAB will track flights and possible delays and be readily available to receive incoming personnel regardless of the time the flight arrives. The PE reception liaisons will also help passengers clear customs and get onto pre-arranged military transportation to their new duty station. “We’re doing the final rehearsal just to make sure we’ve got everything in


by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor 21st TSC Public Affairs

Resiliency Day highlights from MDOS

Man’s best friend also a good listener, Page 12

Parking gets more expensive, Page 17


cal domain, the health and wellness center worked with force support to offer extra classes at the gym. Chaplain services exhibited an open house to support the spiritual domain. The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center coordinated the social domain with the bowling alley to provide free games. Mental health introduced performance based exercises in support of the mental domain. See RESILIENCY, Page 20

As of Jan. 24


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Knights Take Flight by Maj. Lou Marnell 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander


he Blue Knights, Airmen in the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, live our Air Force core values every day. Their contributions ensure the Air Force mission is accomplished through their hard work and dedication. Among these maintenance professionals is a unique group known as the Flying Crew Chiefs. Flying Crew Chiefs are a select group of individuals who are handpicked due

to their high standards and technical abilities. A crew chief is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of assigned aircraft and performs post-flight/pre-flight inspections, changes tires and brakes, ensures the aircraft forms are documented, and assists other technicians. When clearing a grounding write-up, one technician will sign off the job as the “corrected by” and a 7-level will inspect their work and sign off the “inspected by” portion of the forms. Now, take a FCC and their responsibility increases dramatically. An FCC is not only responsible for

normal day-to-day tasks but must also learn other AFSCs’ tasks. This is because they travel with their aircraft on the road and are responsible for keeping vital Air Mobility Division tasked missions going. As our aircraft fly EUCOM, AFRICOM and CENTCOM missions, these incredible maintainers are cross utilized trained across other maintenance specialties. This allows us to send one maintainer on the road and keep our missions going. That is quite a responsibility for a staff sergeant or technical sergeant as they make tough decisions and are relied on

heavily to do a job that may take several maintainers. These Airmen are allowed to sign off their own jobs in the forms. What does it take to be an FCC? First, a maintainer must have 12 months of experience on assigned aircraft. For C-130Js, this is tough because it is still a fairly new aircraft, and we get our manning from various airframes. Once they are task qualified, they must get CUT trained for other specialties and become proficient in these areas. The FCC manager and crew chief section chief will then screen their records and recommend

them to conduct orientation and check flights to gauge their conduct and ability to meet the demanding standards. Then, they must be interviewed by the aircraft maintenance unit superintendent and be approved by the commander. This process can take almost 18 months to complete. I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a few of these outstanding performers. Staff Sgts. Bronshay Limson and Luis Serrano are C-130J FCCs and each have flown more than 200 sorties since becoming FCCs. They See MAINTAINER, Page 9

ARI: Pillar I ― Mission Focus Commentary

by Col. Stephen Lambert 86th Airlift Wing vice commander


eneral Hyde recently outlined the 86th Airlift Wing’s new focus on combating alcohol related incidents in a column printed Jan. 13 on these same pages. Under the slogan “No ARIs, No Excuses … Drink Responsibly,” our campaign plan is based on three main pillars: 1. Mission focus, 2. Taking care of each other, and 3. Personal accountability. Today, I want to zero in on our first pillar, Mission Focus. Our nation depends on our commitment to uphold and defend the Constitution, a document that represents one of the grandest experiments of modern times. It guarantees freedoms and rights that are the envy of many people around

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the world. As America’s military, our ultimate mission is the defense of our constitutional republic. The U.S. military is, hands down, the most trusted institution in America ― more trusted than any company, church or political party. The reason is that our fellow citizens understand and value our commitment to our mission and they appreciate the fact we live by a special set of standards (our core values) in order to preserve the strength of that commitment. As a wing, our mission is focused on providing combat airlift to two combatant commanders and operating USAFE’s premier installation, thus enabling and assuring key capabilities and services. Each of our units contributes to this effort. ARIs directly impede this hard work and commitment to mission success because they create additional workloads, such

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as investigations and disciplinary proceedings, which distract us from our mission-focus. Furthermore, ARIs often result in harmful and costly consequences ― sometimes including the death of our Airmen. We must take an active role with our Airmen when discussing ARIs and mission impact and should not shy away from pointing out the negative impact of alcohol abuse on mission accomplishment. This is especially true as we face budgetary pressures as a military and a nation. We can ill afford the time, talent and productivity that are lost due to ARIs and their inevitable long chain of consequences. Perhaps one way to attack the problem is to consider the following questions in a more personal way: Who depends on me? What is my role in defending America’s freedoms? Does my alcohol use


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make me less dependable or impact my unit’s mission? Take the time to contemplate your answers. An honest assessment of a situation involving alcohol will always help you make the right decisions ― and our mission focus will make all of us better Airmen. Our actions should continually support the mission, not distract or deter from it. Our nation depends on our commitment to uphold and defend the Constitution, which starts at the individual level. Our nation and fellow patriots depend on that dedication. As General Hyde has said, “ARIs are not inevitable. We can eliminate or significantly reduce them through mission focus, taking care of each other and personal accountability.” No ARIs…no excuses…drink responsibly!

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USAFE chiefs’ spouses visit Ramstein by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The spouses of new chiefs across U.S. Air Forces in Europe visited the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility and Health and Wellness Center as part of their three-day orientation. “Spouses came from all over USAFE in order to learn how they can contribute as senior enlisted leaders,” said Mary Williamson, wife of USAFE Command Chief Master Sgt. David Williamson. “We want them to know that being a spouse is an important part of the leadership team, so we bring them in to explain their role.” As part of the learning experience, the chiefs’ spouses were oriented about organizations and programs the Air Force offers. With this knowledge, Williamson said, the spouses should

be able to better fulfill their roles as senior mentors to other Air Force and Department of Defense spouses. The trip provided a chance for these spouses to spread their newfound knowledge to those who may not be familiar with these organizations. After the orientation, spouses were encouraged to find out how these agencies operate at their base. An example of what spouses learned about an organization they might not have known about before is when they were briefed on the CASF, a half-way point for wounded warriors who are receiving treatment before their return back to the states. “Most aren’t familiar with our mission,” said Senior Master Sgt. Anthony James, CASF superintendent. “Tours like this give us a great opportunity to explain what we do.” “We have this orientation annually for the active-duty member, but this

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place,” said Maj. Patrick Niestzche, the officer in charge of the RGRC, and a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. “We’ve checked all the blocks and we made sure we’re prepared to receive all our Army primary change of station Soldiers and family members.” “This is our pre-execution of making sure that all the liaisons understand their roles and what they have to do when we’re in the middle of processing,” Niestzche added. During the walk through rehearsal several Army and Air Force Patriot Express and PAX terminal representatives were on hand and received a tour of the facility and a brief description of how things would work. Included in that group were USAREUR’s assistant deputy chief of staff for personnel, Col. Theodore Fox, the director of the 1st HRSC, Col. Dan Finley, and the commander of the 721st Air Mobility Operations Group, Col. Nicholas Myers. Previously, the 1st HRSC processed about 19,000 Soldiers and family members yearly at the Frankfurt International Airport. Now, with the inception of the new phase of the PE, they will be capable of proROMANIA, from Page 1

specialized capabilities to safely offload commercial and military aircraft so the TSC was able to load the equipment onto rail and road transportation. “Each person on the team is utilized in a cross-functional manner to accomplish the aerial port mission and cargo yard operations,” said Lt. Col. Rhett Champagne, 435th Air Mobility Squadron commander. “This is the core mission for the CRG and what

Courtesy photo

U.S. Air Forces in Europe Command Chief Master Sgt. David Williamson welcomes spouses of senior enlisted leaders at the beginning of the newcomer’s spouse orientation Jan. 24.

is the second time we have brought in spouses. This year’s orientation was highly successful, we doubled our number of spouses from last year,”

Williamson said. “This is still a new program, so we encourage our members’ support to make this the best program we can.”

cessing approximately 25,000 Soldiers yearly through the new gateway. “We’re just going to shift the mission from Frankfurt down to Ramstein,” Niestzche said. “One of the benefits of being here in Ramstein is that we’re actually going to be able to pull a manifest and have predictability of who’s arriving at this terminal so we can have bus transportation available, have all the systems and resources in place to receive the personnel, and better process them and get them out to their military communities.” Niestzche said the RGRC’s goal is to Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor have the Soldiers and family members at Army, Air Force and Department of Defense Civilian Patriot Express and pasthe RGRC for no more than three hours senger terminal representatives overlook the luggage area in the Ramstein from the time the first person departs the Gateway Reception Center during a walk through rehearsal for the RGRC’s aircraft till the time the last person leaves first Patriot Express flight reception Monday on Ramstein. on the bus headed toward their designated military community. be able to help spearhead what we’re doing here, “Our goal is to ensure that all Soldiers and family which is starting a new program and a new way members have arrived to their military communities on to get Soldiers in the European theater in a timely the same day of arrival into the country,” Niestzche said. manner,” said Spc. Adam P. Maxwell, a liaison at “I’m happy to be a part of the 1st HRSC and to the RGRC and a native of Waterloo, Ill.

makes it an effective force multiplier.” Vehicles and equipment were loaded and returned on a variety of 22 cargo aircraft. The load equated to more than 2,023 car trains. “This is about fiscal efficiency and cost savings,” Champagne said. “Multimodal operations seek out the most cost effective transportation solutions from getting our equipment from downrange, while maintaining flexibility, to dealing with

challenges to our lines of communication.” The operation also validated the Joint Task Force European Port Opening, an acknowledgement that European Command has the capability and resources assigned to its theater that can meet low to medium port opening capabilities before needing to reach out to Transportation Command. “Ultimately, the undertaking highlighted the command and control of port

operations while enabling the 21st TSC and 435th CRG to work together,” Champagne said. Shapland explained the benefit of joint-service operations when it comes to mission focus. “The teamwork between the 435th CRG and the 21st TSC demonstrates a critical air-land capability seamlessly moving personnel and equipment between various modes of transportation in a safe and expeditious manner,” he said.

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5:36 p.m.: The 86th SFS responded to a report of shoplifting at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center where two civilian child dependents stole multiple items equaling a total value of $233.99. 8:59 a.m.: Theft of a secured motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 25

8:24 a.m.: Theft from a secured motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:24 p.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Einsiedlerhof.

JAN. 26

3:31 p.m.: Damage to pri-

vate property was reported at Kapaun. The passenger’s side rear wheel of an Audi was scratched and dented.

JAN. 27

8:46 p.m.: Larceny of unsecured private property was reported in Landstuhl-Atzel.

JAN. 28

12:35 p.m.: A break-in and theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern. 1:40 p.m.: A break-in and larceny of secured private property was reported in Niederkirchen.

JAN. 29

8:01 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries

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4:10 p.m.: Damage and larceny of government property was reported at the TLSC-E. Assorted tools and 12 non-removable locks were stolen.


• Three family members were barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for the use and distribution of controlled substances. • A civilian was terminated from work and barred for possession of controlled substances.


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Reported Larcenies JANUARY 24 » KMCC, Ramstein: two bras, one silver bracelet, three pairs of silver earrings, two gold necklaces, one pink lip liner, one blush brush, one lip injection extreme, one bronzer, one black wallet, one Victoria’s Secret jewelry roll bag. » Kaiserslautern: one Brazilian passport, one Portuguese identification, one vehicle registration, one ESSO gas card and one ABU blouse. JANUARY 25 » Kaiserslautern: two backpacks, one jacket, one pair of sunglasses, one pair of ski gloves, one Cartier pen and one flashlight. » Einsiedlerhof: one iPod 4, one Garmin GPS, two bottles of cologne, one pair of Bulgari sunglasses, one Air Force PT uniform and €20 in change. JANUARY 28 » Kaiserslautern: one navigation system, tools and one blanket. » Niederkirchen: one foldable knife, one bottle containing 1 milligram of Synphroid, one Breitling chrome watch, one prescribed bottle of Amitiptyline, one prescribed bottle of Gabapentin and one prescribed bottle of Promethazene. JANUARY 30 » TLSC-E: assorted sets of mechanical tools.

Help needed On Dec. 31 an unknown male was in the vicinity of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center after hours. The unknown male is a person of interest in an ongoing investigation. In order to protect the identity of the witnesses, you can remain anonymous. If you recognize the individual in this photo, call the 86th Security Forces Squadron at 480-2050 or 480-3387.

The KMC Housing offices will be closed from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday for training.

Electronics Association Kaiserslautern Chapter 158 will host a technology expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. More than 30 exhibitors will demonstrate the latest in cloud computing, data storage and protection, digital imaging, satellite solutions, unified communications, and more. Refreshments will be served and giveaways offered. For a list of exhibiting companies, contact Jennifer Mason at Mason@ncsi.com or call 001-443-561-2392. To pre-register, visit www. FederalEvents.com.

STAP applications

Off-limits list

In an effort to streamline work center operations and provide better customer service, the 86th Airlift Wing IP Personnel Security Office will change its customer service hours starting Monday. The new hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, and 7:30 a.m. to noon Fridays.

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was reported in Waldmohr. A motorist fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the vehicle, causing disabling damages to the entire vehicle. Injuries included a cracked sternum, broken rib, and chest and back pain.

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The Spouse Tuition Assistance Program provides grant money to spouses of active-duty Air Force members who wish to attend a qualifying degree program at one of the on-base schools. For more information on the program, students can check www.86fss.com/education.html. The next STAP application deadline is scheduled for 3 p.m. Feb. 17. Completed application packages must be submitted to the Ramstein Education Center, Bldg. 2120, Room 421.

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U.S. Forces personnel are prohibited from entering establishments or conducting business with the following firms, individuals and organizations, except as required by official business. Members who violate this prohibition are subject to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. » Tuncay Altay (Black Sounds Club), Raiffeisenstrasse 19, Landstuhl » Marco Banf (MBT and BTM moving company), Kirchdell 16, Kaiserslautern » James Brown (cleaning business), Obergasse 20, Weilerbach

» Axel Burghammer (car sales), Im Bachgraben 11, Landstuhl » Ramona Fröhlich (day care), Hebelstrasse 12, Katzweiler » Mohammad Koohi (Arya Club), Steinstrasse 56, Kaiserslautern » Martin Massa (cleaning business), Turnerstrasse 70, Kaiserslautern » Edgar Mayer (Autohaus Mayer and gas station), Kaiserstrasse 87, Bruchmühlbach » Gisela Smith and Herbert Sator (dog seller), Steinwendenerstrasse 23a, Kottweiler » Angelika Picker (AP Bausysteme/construction), Kaiserstrasse 15, Pirmasens » Brigitte Weinand (day care), Weberstrasse 21, Kindsbach

3rd AF awards banquet

The 3rd Air Force Annual Awards Banquet will take place Feb. 17 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. The social will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the banquet at 6. The first 250 people to purchase tickets will receive a memento. For reservations, call Master Sgt. Durina Smitko at 4781225 or 06371-405-1225. Attire is mess dress or semi-formal for military and semi-formal for civilians.

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Are you fostering tooth 21st TSC-Italy’s support limitless decay in your children Story and photo by Capt. Greg Jones 21st TSC Public Affairs


ccording to a recent survey by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the recognized leader in children’s oral health, many parents and caregivers are unaware that routine practices, such as providing healthy snacks and sharing utensils, may increase children’s risk of developing cavities. The national survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by the AAPD, found that 96 percent of U.S. adults with children under 12 years old in their household thought a cracker was better for children’s teeth than a piece of caramel. The truth is that starches can lead to cavities just as sugars can, and caramels dissolve more quickly from the mouth than crackers. Therefore, the longer children’s teeth are exposed to the food, the more damage is done. A cracker may be more figure-friendly, but it is not a teeth-friendly snack. Additionally, the survey shows that only 13 percent of adults with children under 12 years old in their household know that they can spread cavities to children, similar to a cold or the flu. Children are not born with cavity-causing bacteria in their mouths, and babies and small children can actually “catch” bacteria from their caregivers. Sharing utensils or letting children put their fingers in your mouth can transfer bacteria in the saliva, which can cause tooth decay. “Although most parents and caregivers don’t believe they are putting their children at risk for tooth decay, many parents and caregivers unfortunately ― and unintentionally ― are doing so,” said AAPD President Dr. Beverly Largent. “Cavities and other dental health issues affect not only your child’s ability to speak and maintain a healthy self-image, but they can contribute to systemic health issues later in life, such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease. This is why we are reminding parents and caregivers about simple things they can do to protect their child’s teeth.” Proper oral care is important in ensuring children enjoy overall good health, so this February during National Children’s Dental Health Month, the AAPD and the 86th Dental Squadron encourage all caregivers to support proper oral care at home and to make sure all children see a dentist by their first birthday. (Courtesy of the AAPD and 86th Dental Squadron)

LIVORNO AND VICENZA, Italy ― Those who believe that “life moves a little slower south of the Alps” might change their minds if they spend a few minutes with the Soldiers and civilians of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command based in Italy. Informally known collectively as 21st TSC-Italy, Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, two platoons of the 18th Military Police Brigade, the 16th Sustainment Brigade’s 39th Movement Control Battalion, the 1st Human Resources Center and other small elements of the 21st TSC provide a variety of services to joint, multinational and even inter-agency efforts. From basic community law enforcement, to depot level repair and re-use efforts, to complex full spectrum movement control and tracking, the variety of capabilities employed by 21st TSC-I run the gamut of sustainment services. The 3rd Bn. 405th AFSB, located in Livorno, Italy, provides a variety of direct support focusing primarily on vehicle, supplies and equipment storage, repairs and reuse. Under the Left Behind Equipment program, the battalion stores and maintains vehicles and equipment assigned to deployed units who have opted not to take the equipment with them on deployment based on their mission downrange. The battalion also regularly assists with pre-positioned stocks of supplies, and more importantly, entire sets of deployable equipment. Under these programs, the battalion provides much more than just a place to store the equipment. They must keep all of the equipment in full operational condition all of the time as it may be called into operation at any moment with little or no warning. The battalion has space and facilities to also support other prepositioning, and transfer operations. Another unique function of this battalion is its direct support to Humanitarian Assistance operations. Whether simply providing warehouse space for HA organizations or helping with the acquisition and transport of HA supplies, the battalion has assisted with a number of recent HA missions, including efforts in Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine, as well as elsewhere in the 21st TSC area of responsibility. The battalion is headquartered by a small core of active duty service members and U.S. civilian employees who oversee the operations of a primarily local national workforce of experts in mechanical repairs, transport operations and all of the many other functions required to keep the battalion running day to day. The ultimate hallmark of the battalion is its flexibility and willingness to support any variety of requests within its capabilities. “Give us the mission, and we’ll analyze it and see if we can do it for you,” said Lt. Col. Rick Pierce, the battalion’s commander. “If we can do it, we will do it right!”

Moreno Montagni, a mechanic with the 3rd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, inspects a part prior to installation at one of the battalion’s maintenance facilities in Livorno, Italy, Jan. 23.

The 39th Movement Control Battalion, in Vicenza, Italy, provides movement control services to the U.S. Army in Africa, and a wide variety of other organizations operating within their area. They manage, control and track movements of cargo through the area of operations using the latest technology to ensure shipments get where they need to, on time. The Soldiers of the 39th MCT serve not only as the managers of the movement of cargo, but also as a liaison of sorts between the organization whose cargo is being moved, and the various agencies doing the transport. The 1st HRSC runs the U.S. Army in Europe gateway at the airport in Venice, Italy, by receiving, processing and assisting all Soldiers arriving there on permanent change of station orders. The Soldiers of the 1st HRSC ensure that when Soldiers arrive they are met immediately by military personnel who are there to assist through every step of the process. Much more than just a ride from the airport, these Soldiers are the problem solvers for families facing the challenges of a trans-Atlantic PCS. The 18th MP Bde. has two platoons serving 21st TSC-Italy, one each in Vicenza and Livorno. They provide community law enforcement services to the U.S. Army communities in those areas. Because of the significant geographical separation from other large concentrations of U.S. facilities, the force protection and community law enforcement tasks these two platoons perform are of vital importance to these small communities, according to the 21st TSC commanding general, Brig. Gen. Aundre Piggee, who recently visited the 21st TSC-Italy units. Piggee also commented on the close sense of family in these two small communities south of the Alps, who perform such a vital function for so many in Europe. “This appears to be a very tight-knit community,” Piggee said. “I think that’s one of the reasons (they) are able to do so much down here.”

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Civilian misconduct officials meet, discuss changes to regulations Wiesbaden attended the conference. “We want to make sure by talking to all the bordering communities’ assistant Civilian When an active-duty Soldier breaks the Misconduct Action Authorities that we are on law, he or she will face possible punishment the same sheet of music,” Gwinn said. “The under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. regulations are a guideline. We want to make But what happens when a civilian or family sure that we interpret these the right way.” member gets in trouble? The conference provided them with a forum Anyone who holds a military identification to discuss and clarify the changes as well as to card, except active-duty military, and gets ensure they are sharing important information. in trouble, may appear before the Civilian “We communicate a lot,” he said. “If Misconduct Action Authority, which is authowe bar a person from the Kaiserslautern rized to impose administrative actions, said Military Community, we want Baumholder Don Gwinn, assistant CMAA for U.S. Army and Wiesbaden and Heidelberg to know that.” Don Gwinn, assistant CMAA for the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern (second Garrison Kaiserslautern. The conference was a great opportunity for According to the 2010 KMC Census, of the from left) talks with Rick Anderson, his counterpart with USAG Baumholder, the members to share “best practices” and to 12,727 Army-affiliated civilians and family while Robert Leist (left) and Walt Lobash (right) look on. ensure the standards are enforced across the members in the garrison’s footprint, about 350 peo- take against a civilian, including counseling, logisti- board, said Lt. Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, USAG ple ended up in the CMAA office last year. The most cal support loss, barment and even the early return Kaiserslautern commander, who also attended the common offenses for civilians included shoplifting of a family member, he said. conference. and both domestic and general assaults, Gwinn said. “That person has an ID card affiliated with the “What’s really important to me, hopefully, is that “Shoplifting is a major crime for both juveniles military,” Gwinn said. “Under that ID card, they we can learn from the other communities about the and adults in our community,” he said. are given a lot of privileges. Those privileges are initiatives they are doing and how we can better Gwinn and Robert Leist, his fellow assistant CMAA, just that - privileges. Command sponsorship is a educate and prevent misconduct,” Zetterstrom said. process these cases and then forward recommenda- privilege. Shopping at the (post exchange), driving “If we can do this, it’s going to be a better quality of tions to the garrison commander, who is the CMAA a (U.S. Army Europe)-plated vehicle, being able life for everybody.” for all Army-affiliated civilians in the community. to come on an installation, using (Morale, Welfare For Walt Tobash, Wiesbaden assistant CMAA, “It is very important to understand that the and Recreation) facilities, all those are privileges the conference was a chance to not only discuss the Civilian Misconduct Action program is an adminis- that the garrison commander, acting as the Civilian new changes, but to compare how each installation trative program,” Gwinn said. “It is an administra- Misconduct Action Authority, can take away.” handles cases. tive process, not a judicial process. We don’t have a Regulations that govern the CMAA recently “A conference like this gives us the ability and court. We don’t have a judge or jury. The criminal changed. To understand the six changes to the regula- opportunity to come together with our colleagues jurisdiction in Germany falls under the host nation.” tions, Gwinn and other local assistant CMAA members to discuss different cases and different methods of Also, whether the incident occurs on or off an gathered at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity dealing with misconduct in other garrisons that we installation, the CMAA has authority to take action Center on Daenner Kaserne Jan. 20 to discuss those can possibly incorporate into our program in our against the civilian, Gwinn said. updates and to share information. In addition to USAG installation that can better serve the community and However, the CMAA has a range of actions it can Kaiserslautern, representatives from Baumholder and the commander,” Tobash said. by Mindy Campbell U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

Chief’s Corner

Uniforms optional? Here I am, in my PT uniform at a fun run with Airmen from multiple wings. As I’m running, I notice a person with the waist band of their running shorts turned over. I ask, in a non-threatening manner, if they know and the answer is simply “yes.” I wait for them to correct this, but they don’t. I’m left, still running, not knowing whether the person doesn’t know they can’t do this or that they don’t care. Then, a few minutes later, I come across the same thing and ask the same question. However, this time the person answers “yes” and immediately makes the correction. I’m sometimes amazed and somehow disappointed at how often I have to stop and make a uniform correction. My aim is always to get the message across without someone throwing up their defenses because of the “Who is this person to enforce a uniform standard” mindset. We’re all busy with much on our minds and we can forget to check ourselves. So it is OK to remind people. What I don’t expect, or understand, is seeing a person whose uniform needs correction in a crowd of higher-ranking people who either don’t see or don’t care to correct

the issue. Despite efforts not to put someone on the defensive, I still get occasional push back. One day, I politely remarked to a technical sergeant that his belt was on backward. The reply: that’s how he was taught by his MTI. I highly doubted this, but I could see I wouldn’t get anywhere. So I made note of their name, went back to my office and sent the information I copied and pasted straight out of the AFI. I often ask Airmen about making uniform corrections. More often than not, they say they are afraid to. Why is that? Is it because they question whether they know what is correct and don’t want to make a mistake? Or, more pointedly, are they afraid of the response they may get? First, be familiar with the AFI. If unsure, you can at least check when the chance arises so you’ll know for sure the next time. Or, you could say, “I am not absolutely certain, but I believe the waist band of your running shorts shouldn’t be turned over.” Second, Airmen should be encouraged and everyone should accept corrections graciously. People may call me hard core or over the top. However, consider this: The AFI reflects a simple standard to which everyone is asked to adhere. It’s there in the AFI for all to read.

The bottom line is it shouldn’t be about enforcing uniform standards, but rather about pride in one’s self and the Air Force and the desire to represent both in the best image. So, if you ever get the opportunity to have someone come up and help you by pointing out something wrong with your uniform, thank them. Mutual goodwill will spread and we’ll all realize that our Air Force uniform standards are not optional. (by Chief Master Sgt. Andrea Gates)

Traffic Corner

Street closure On Tuesday, the traffic circle from Landstuhl to Ramstein-Miesenbach (L363/L356) will be closed for construction. Motorists must follow detour signs. Traffic will be rerouted onto the access road leading from Landstuhl to Ramstein’s West Gate into the city of Ramstein-Miesenbach. Due to traffic, motorists should plan on taking more time to get to base. No POVs through LVIS gate Privately owned vehicles will not be permitted to enter or exit Ramstein Air Base through the LVIS gate during construction from Tuesday to March 15.

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Ergonomics program focuses on worker safety and comfort by Chanel S. Weaver U.S. Army Public Health Command Whether it’s staying in a marriage, living in the same community or raising a child, when people stick with something year after year, they demonstrate they are in it for the long haul. They learn to take the good with the bad. That’s why David Alberth, a radiation safety expert at the U.S. Army Public Health Command, kept working for the Army for nearly 40 years. Although his office chair was uncomfortable, his computer screen was getting harder to see, and the space in his office was getting increasingly narrower, he hung in there because that’s what he felt devoted employees do. “I knew the work I was doing to keep our military safe from the harmful effects of radiation was important,” said Alberth, a senior health physicist. “I enjoy using my institutional memory and knowledge of historical examples to solve current problems.” Alberth kept files in his office that covered more than 20 years of history. He was so efficient at what he did that employees at the USAPHC, as well as Army and DOD scientists, often consulted him on radiation issues. He was recognized as a master consultant on radiation issues a few years ago.

But recently, his co-workers and supervisor began to notice a problem. “David had a huge collection of files, and his office space was so constrained that he could barely move around,” said Lt. Col. Constance Rosser, a program manager in the USAPHC health physics program. Mobility was getting more difficult for Alberth, who suffers from arthritis and other orthopedic problems from his activities as a long–distance runner in earlier years. With a few phone calls, even more paperwork and a lot of heavy lifting, Alberth’s co-workers voluntarily reconfigured his office. The office’s reconfiguration and design was completed under the professional direction of USAPHC’s Ergonomics Program members. Today, Alberth’s new workspace boasts state-of-the-art amenities including an adjustable keyboard, an oversized monitor, a workstation that allows him to stand at intervals and, of course, plenty of space for him to maneuver around effortlessly. John Pentikis, an ergonomist, said the program is in high demand for office reconfigurations from customers throughout the federal workforce, completing an average of two a month. “The teams identify risk factors in an office and come up with solutions to

mitigate those factors,” said Pentikis. The make-up of these office reconfiguration teams varies, but they often include ergonomists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and engineers. A key goal of the program is injury reduction. “We want to prevent injuries to our workforce,” Pentikis said. “Research shows that virtually all musculoskeletal injuries can be prevented.” The goal is also to ensure employees can perform their jobs safely and comfortably, said Col. Myrna Callison, Ergonomics Program manager. The ergonomics team frequently travels both stateside and abroad to assess employee working conditions and offer interventions to decrease injury risk. “We frequently perform ergonomic studies on offices, warehouses, hospitals and other places where federal employees work,” Callison said. Recently, the Ergonomics Program was instrumental in the development of a safe-patient handling program that uses ergonomically sound equipment to help hospital staff lift patients in ways that do not cause injuries. The program is being tested in the Madigan (Joint Base Lewis–McChord, Wash.) health care system with an ultimate goal of being implemented in various Army medical treatment facilities.

Alberth said he is grateful that the USAPHC ergonomics team and his co-workers took action to preserve his safety and health. “The renovation made me realize that there are many USAPHC personnel who care about my welfare,” Alberth said. Pentikis said it was a pleasure to serve. “I like what I do because I have an opportunity to interact with other people … and help them work in an environment that suits them,” Pentikis said. “It doesn’t benefit an agency to have an employee who is uncomfortable and at risk of injury.” Rosser agreed. “Mr. Alberth has spent the majority of his career assessing and mitigating the health risks of radiation to secure the safety of our military personnel in both deployed and garrison locations,” Rosser said. “The steps we took to ensure he could perform his job easier were just a token of our gratitude for his service. It is our duty to ensure that all employees have reasonable accommodations.” For details on the program, visit the U.S. Army Public Health Command online at http://phc.amedd.army.mil/ topics/workplacehealth/ergo/Pages/ default.aspx.

Orientation tours continue The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center recently started its downtown K-town orientation tours again Jan. 19. The orientation includes a walking tour led by a professionally trained United Service Organizations tour guide, a stop at the German-American Community Office, an opportunity to shop at local stores and the chance to experience lunch at an authentic German restaurant. (Costs about €10 to €12). The Ho family, a family of six, was one of the families on the Jan. 19 tour. The family said they enjoyed their tour ― especially their lunch. “We enjoyed seeing what types of items to expect or find on the local economy when shopping,” said Wichard Ho. Jennifer Ho said it was great getting to visit the GACO. “I will be asking the GACO employees for help a lot,” she said. The orientation tours will continue for an indefinite period of time on a rotating schedule alternating between Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information and specific dates, call the A&FRC at 480-5900.

Photo by the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center

Tech. Sgt. Wichard Ho, his spouse Jennifer and children Angelica, Gabrielle, Samantha and Lincoln pose for a photo prior to an orientation tour Jan. 19 in Kaiserslautern.

The tours depart from the Ramstein Enlisted Club at 9 a.m. (8:45 show time) and return around 2:30 p.m. Commanders and supervisors are reminded that the Downtown Orientation is Day Four of base orientation, and military members should be given time off to attend. Child care is available through the Child Care for PCS program. (Courtesy of the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center)

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were instrumental in conducting missions to Libya in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector. They helped the 37th Airlift Squadron ensure more than 1,000 tons of cargo, and 1,000 personnel were transported without any major delays. They also delivered humanitarian relief to more than 800 Egyptian refugees during this operation. Additionally, they played a major role in ensuring their aircraft were mission capable, allowing operations to meet strict slot times in support of humanitarian relief to the earthquakes in Turkey and wildfires in Israel. Finally, these two NCOs are vital to teaching our future FCCs by relaying their experiences and assisting with on-the-job training. Our squadron doesn’t support just C-130J missions. We have eight FCCs who support distinguished visitors on C-40B missions. They fly with DVs around the world and are hand selected to accomplish this demanding, highly visible mission. They are sent to school for four months to learn how to maintain the military version of the Boeing 737700 and it takes a total of 10 months to get fully certified. Staff Sgt. Jordan Seylee has been flying with the C-40 since 2011 and was a distinguished graduate from the Boeing engineers course. He has flown more than 18 missions so far. He has flown to such locations as Afghanistan and Africa while transporting such dignitaries as COMISAF, ambassadors, SACEUR and other high-level dignitaries. We all have outstanding Airmen and demand a lot from them as we continue to draw down our force. We put a lot of trust and faith into these incredible maintainers. As I stated, they are relied upon heavily to do a job that may take two or more maintainers to do at home station. They will fly on a sortie and be expected to recover and turn the aircraft for the next sortie before they are done with their duty day. This select bunch of Airmen must embrace and live our core values to ensure we generate safe, reliable aircraft every day. Thanks for all you do!

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21st TSC wins Lean Six Sigma awards by Capt. Greg Jones 21st TSC Public Affairs The 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a Project Team from the 266th Financial Management Center won the Department of the Army’s Lean Six Sigma Organizational Deployment award and a Project Team award. Recovering $621,548 in incorrect housing payments, and reducing man hours worth about $117,849 as well as other related cost avoidance, a 21st Theater Sustainment Command Green Belt Project Team from the 266th FMC completed a project that produced total financial benefits of $905,235 in Fiscal Year 2011, for the U.S. government, with an estimated total cost savings and cost avoidance of $4.6 million through fiscal year 2017. They accomplished this by re-vamping the way housing allowances are reviewed when service members’ entitlements change based on permanent change of station or other factors. This financial benefit includes both the money calculated to be saved through more efficient operations, and actual funds recovered from previous incorrect payments. The project focused on service members who were incorrectly receiving basic allowance for housing while also receiving overseas housing allowance or other entitlements they were not supposed to be receiving. The team came upon a few outstanding cases, and from there developed a system to review these entitlements more accurately when they change, then to train finance personnel in the appropriate entitlements and to

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

Brig. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, poses with Scott Ferge (left), the project team leader, and other team members from the 266th Financial Management Center Jan. 26 on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern. The team won a Department of the Army Lean Six Sigma excellence award for its project that eliminated erroneous payments of Basic Allowance for Housing, producing a $905,235 total financial benefit in 2011, and will produce estimated financial benefits of more than $3.5 million over the next six fiscal years.

recover incorrect payments. “We knew there was a problem with people collecting BAH that they shouldn’t be, but we didn’t know how to sort them out,” said project lead Scott Ferge. “At first we searched for the high BAH areas like New York, but that returned so many results. Then, I saw one where the person was collecting BAH for New York, but Cost of Living Allowance for Germany. It was an instant epiphany.” Using this and other unusual situations that are usually indicative of incorrect payment of entitlements, the team developed a system to screen for incorrect payment situations. In some cases, it appeared that it was an inten-

tional fraud, and the case was passed to the Criminal Investigation Division for investigation. Not satisfied to simply recover those funds, the team also developed a training plan to retrain finance personnel in proper entitlement processing. “It’s really simple,” Ferge said. “We can see who processed the entitlements, and we can provide that person with some extra training on the subject.” In addition to the award for the team project, the 21st TSC also won an award for organizational deployment, which takes a broad overall look at how the organization implements its Lean Six Sigma program.

US, Polish weathermen synch forecasting skills by Michael Beaton Joint Multinational Training Command GRAFENWÖHR, Germany ― It’s been 67 years since Air Force Capt. J.M. Stagg, a military meteorologist, readied himself to deliver his most difficult weather forecast. As he walked down the hall to the London office of the commanding general to present the forecast for the next two days, he steadied his nerves and prepared for the worst. He would have to tell the general that the operation, planned for the next day, June 5, would have to be postponed at least a day, perhaps weeks. Under his arm was a folder with a second forecast that said there was a chance that the weather would break on June 6, but the present forecast made the general’s plans extremely risky. As he arrived at the general’s door he prepared himself to deliver a frank “no-go” to the general’s plans. It was June 4, 1944, one day before the planned invasion of Europe known as Project Overlord, or D-Day.

Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, on Stagg’s advice, decided to hold off the invasion. Eisenhower knew Stagg was no “yes-man” and respected his ability to predict the weather. Two days later, Stagg’s forecast was vindicated. Stagg had forecast better weather for a short time on the 6th, and this was good enough for Eisenhower to send over 500 warships and 3,000 landing craft toward the French beaches at Normandy. Today, at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwöhr, Germany, Air Force weathermen from NATO and partner countries train together using more sophisticated technologies than Stagg, but their mission has remained the same: to assemble the right weather information quickly and accurately so that military planners and leaders can make the right decisions during military operations. “Weather forecasters depend on technology of course, See FORECAST, Page 17

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Photo by Airman 1st Class Brea Miller

C-17 takes off A C-17 Globemaster III takes off Tuesday at Ramstein. The primary mission of the C-17 is rapid strategic airlift of troops and cargo.

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Aircraft maintenance Senior Airman Corey Austin, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron technician, installs armor in a C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 26 on Ramstein. The 86th AMXS provides 24-hour mission capability by ensuring every aircraft is ready for operations.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

CRG exercise Members of the 435th Contingency Response Group load onto a C-130J during the 435th CRG exercise Tuesday on Ramstein. The purpose of the exercise was to train first response members in constructing a deployment airfield.Â

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

21st TSC recognizes hero of the week Brig. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, presents Sgt. James Bates, the noncommissioned officer in charge of training for the 21st TSC Special Troops Battalion training operations, with a Hero of the Week award Jan. 26 on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern. Bates won the award by preparing, delivering and maintaining training slides for the 5th Quartermaster Battalion and also Headquarters and Headquarters Company 21st TSC. The Hero of the Week award was established to recognize and encourage excellent performance within the 21st TSC and to recognize personnel contributing to the overall mission success of the command.

Photo by the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center

Air Force family of the week Senior Airman Jaime Besset and his wife Alina recently arrived at Ramstein from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Bessett is assigned to the 86th Munitions Squadron. The couple said they are looking forward to tasting amazing organic and fresh food.

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Man’s best friend also a good listener by Laura Rutkowski Ramstein High School

Zahina Gadiaga, 5, daughter of Staff Sgt. Mouhamed Gadiaga, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, reads to Pedro the Therapy Dog during a library resource party Jan. 25 on Ramstein. Pedro is used as a therapy dog because he listens to children read out loud, reducing their anxiety.


Photo by Airman Brea Miller

n Jan. 25, Ramstein Library held a party with the Exceptional Family Member Program to celebrate the opening of the program “Tales to Tails” and to introduce new special needs resources. Fun was had by all at this feelgood event consisting of snacks, giveaways and story time. Pedro, a 9-year old therapy dog, was the star of the show, lapping up the attention as children swarmed around for a chance to stroke him. “Pedro has been visiting schools, hospitals and libraries since 2006,” said Judy Brangwin, owner of the lovable golden retriever. “He has undergone special training and testing, but should not be confused for a service dog.” Pedro offers comfort and ease to children who struggle with reading. “Most children are anxious reading to an adult, so it’s perfect,” said Karen Lakin, public service

“Most children are anxious reading to an adult, so it’s perfect.” ― Karen Lakin Public service library technician at Ramstein Library

library technician at the Ramstein Library. Fifteen-minute time slots for children to read to Pedro will be available for sign-up. “Tales to Tails” will occur on the first Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. until June. For details, call the Ramstein Library at 0637147-6667/7409. New special needs resources for families are now available at the Ramstein Library. All age groups are catered to, with books ranging from picture books to high school level reading material to more in-depth information for adults. “The event was fantastic. It was really great,” said Nancy Hoehn, EFMP coordinator. The noticeably good turnout led to a successful afternoon for children and adults alike.

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Help protect your child from pneumococcal disease; talk to your pediatrician about PCV13 What is pneumococcal disease? Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria can make children very sick. It causes blood infections, pneumonia and meningitis, mostly in young children. Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain. Although pneumococcal meningitis is relatively rare (less than one case per 100,000 people each year), it is fatal in about one of 10 cases in children. Pneumococcal meningitis can also lead to other health problems, including deafness and brain damage. Children younger than 2 years of age are at higher risk for serious disease than older children. Pneumococcal bacteria are spread from person to person through close contact. Pneumococcal infections may be hard to treat because some strains of the bacteria have become resistant to the drugs that are used to treat them. This makes prevention of pneumococcal infections through vaccination even more important. What is the new PCV13 vaccine? There are more than 90 types of pneumococcal bacteria.

The new pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) protects against 13 of them. These bacteria types are responsible for most severe pneumococcal infections among children. PCV13 replaces a previous conjugate vaccine (PCV7), which protected against seven pneumococcal types and has been in use since 2000. Who should get PCV13, and when? PCV13 is given to infants and toddlers, to protect them when they are at greatest risk for serious diseases caused by pneumococcal bacteria. Your child may be eligible to complete their immunization series with PCV13 or may be eligible for a booster shot with PCV13. The PCV13 vaccine is now available at the Ramstein Clinic. For more information, call the Ramstein pediatric clinic at 479-2273 or visit www.cdc. gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/pneumo/vac-PCV13hcp-faqs.htm. (Courtesy of 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron)

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Work with polygon tiles Sixth-graders from Kaiserslautern Middle School work on patterns and algebra using polygon tiles. They used symbolic algebra to represent their patterns in making predictions on the nth term (Standard 6.M.2d) with teacher, Filipina Baumgartner, supervising.

School Notes RMS Valentine’s dance

Honor society induction ceremony

KMC scholarship program

KMS Open House

Ramstein Middle School’s PTSA will host a Valentine’s dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday during the three school lunches in the MPH. For details, e-mail rams.ptsa@ googlemail.com. KMC scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, continuing university students and spouses of U.S. active duty, retired military and Department of Defense civilians residing in the KMC. Details of eligibility, requirements and deadlines are noted in the scholarship applications available at www.ramsteinosc.org/scholarships. The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club, Ramstein Enlisted Spouses’ Association and Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association provide the funding for the KMC scholarship program.

RMS PTSA membership meeting

Ramstein Middle School’s PTSA will hold a membership meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the school’s information center/library. Current and new members are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the PTSA at rams.ptsa@googlemail. com.

Parent volunteers needed

The Lunch Recreation Program at Ramstein Middle School needs parent volunteers. Without parent support, we are unable to open during the three lunches. The time commitment is two to two and a half hours a week. For details, e-mail kpalko@hotmail.com.

Ramstein Middle School will hold a National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Armstrong Hall on campus. New members to NJHS are required to attend. Kaiserslautern Middle School will host an Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 for the community to view “The Life of a Civil War Soldier” Traveling Trunk exhibition. This program is provided by the Gettysburg National Military Park. Stations will be set up in the MS/HS Media Center, Bldg. 2000, Room 260, second floor, with artifacts and activities that will bring the experiences of Civil War soldiers to life. If you are a Civil War history enthusiast and would like to participate, call Liz Huff at 0631-536-7430.


The KMC Company Grade Officers’ Council is sponsoring a scholarship for high school seniors in the KMC area. Applications can be obtained by contacting 2nd Lt. Bonnie Jo Lange at bonniejoe. lange@ramstein.af.mil.

UMUC registration

University of Maryland University College Europe announces registration for the spring 2012 online mid-session for graduate and undergraduate students. Registration is open now through Feb. 12 with classes beginning Feb. 13. Undergraduate students this spring can enroll in a specially offered course to gain valuable knowledge about the basics of homeland security in HMLS 302,

Introduction to Homeland Security, study modern history in HIST 392, History of the Contemporary Middle East, honor Black History Month in ENGL 364, African-American Authors from 1900 to present, and much more. Graduate students can begin or continue working toward a master’s degree in counseling, education, psychology, management, information technology and more. To view the complete online schedule for spring, go to www.ed.umuc.edu/ schedule. For more information about registration, academic programs, financial aid and more, contact a local UMUC Europe field representative, visit www.ed.umuc.edu, or call UMUC Europe at 314-370-6762 or +49-(0)6221-3780.

Asian & Antique Auction

For the sixth time in the KMC, the Ramstein Elementary School Parent Teacher Association is sponsoring an Asian & Antique Furniture Auction March 3 in the school gym. A silent auction of approximately 150 different items will kick off this unique event at 10 a.m. Bidding will begin on the other 200 items at 11 and run until everything is sold. This extraordinary event is open to all ID cardholders. USAFE Top Three will provide delivery service for a price. 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 or money orders. The proceeds will go to the PTA to support school activities and enrichment programs benefiting all Ramstein Elementary School students.

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» The Heidelberg Community Equal Opportunity Working Group and the Arts & Cultural Center will present a Taste of Soul event to observe Black History Month from 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Heidelberg Village Pavilion’s ballroom. The event features a soul food buffet plus an extra tasting from the food contest, music, poetry and art extravaganza. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 13. Tickets and entry forms for the food contest are available at the Arts & Cultural Center store. For details, call Edward Codina at 388-9418 or 06221-338-9418. » The Mother-Daughter Book Club meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810. Recommended for youth ages 9 to 12. Join by reading the February book, “The Creep Makers’ Bond,” by Julie Crabtree. For more information, e-mail kmcmotherdaughterbookclub@gmail.com or call 0151-5877-6489. » Come spend a quality family af-

ternoon playing darts, virtual bowling and shooting pool at Family Fun Day from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 19 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Try out the board games, Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 as well. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Tickets are now available for the seventh annual Super Bowl party, hosted by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and Service members. The game takes place from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Sunday at the Kazabra Club, Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. For tickets and more information, call the One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post, at 486-8943 or 06371-868643. » Sing, play an instrument, recite poetry or show off your comedy skills at Open Mic Night every Thursday at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and performances begin at 7. For more information, call 0631-536-6000. » Is your spouse deployed? Why not

let ACS help you overcome the blues by signing up for a free ice skating trip through Army Outdoor Recreation. The trip takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 12. Reservations are limited so this free trip is offered on a first come, first serve basis. For details, call 493-4095 or 0631-3406-4095 or e-mail alberto.sotorivera.civ@mail.mil.


» Cards for a Cause Club meets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at Ramstein’s Woodlawn Gold Course in the Pinehurst Room. Cost is $5 for materials. All ID cardholders are invited. Children are welcome to attend with a parent. There will be a drawing for prizes. So, drop in any time to stamp a few blank cards for warriors to send to family and friends. Food will be available for purchase. For more information, email Phyllis Jachowski at pejachowski@ juno.com. » Attention active duty, Guard, Reserve, former or retired commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services. The First European Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America invites you to its first 2012 meeting of the membership from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Restaurant Barbarossahof in Eselsfürth (Kaiserslautern area). Stop by for lunch, check out membership benefits, and meet chapter members. RSVP to alanjolsen@gmail.com to save a spot and for

February 3, 2012 directions to the meeting. » The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir resumed choir rehearsals Tuesday. Rehearsals are held from 7 to 9:15 p.m. every Tuesday in Kaiserslautern. For more information on the choir and how to join, visit www.sing-rpic.de or call Sharon at 01717734278. » Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a weight loss support group that meets from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays (except for federal holidays or the week of Christmas and New Year’s) on Pulaski Barracks near Vogelweh in Bldg. 2919 in the first floor conference room. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Kaiserslautern TOPS. For more information, call 0170800-7205 or 06303-807-708. » Overcome your fear of public speaking at Toastmasters, which takes place at noon the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the Ramstein Northside Chapel conference room. This is a “learn by doing” public speaking club where members hone their speaking, listening, evaluating and presenting skills in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. E-mail ramsteintoastmasters@ gmail.com for details. » Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Ramstein North Chapel. Night meetings are held at 6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association building on Pulaski Barracks. Stitch ‘n’ Gab are held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays at the Kapaun Chapel Annex, Bldg. 2782. » HUGS (Help Us Grow Securely) is an interactional and educational playgroup designed to develop parenting skills, socialization and educational activities. HUGS playgroup is now located at the Vogelweh Community Center. HUGS meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and is for children ages 0 to 4. For more information, contact Army Community Service at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203 or go online to www. mwrgermany.com.

Support Groups

» The Adoption Support Group hosts a play time for adopted children of all ages at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 25 at Das Praehistorium in Schiffweiler. The play time is held so adopted children can see and get to know other children who were adopted. Bring your euro and your cameras. For more information about the event, visit www. usadopteurope.com. » The Incest/Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivors Peer Support Group meets at 6 p.m. every Wednesday in the Yellow Ribbon Room, Bldg. 2926 on Pulaski Barracks. This group does not discriminate based on age, gender or race, however, children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a peer support group, not a therapy group. If you need assistance finding a therapist, call Joanie Ralston at 0160-979-78785. For more information, call Ralston or e-mail isas_crossingover@ ymail.com.

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Too short, not Stirling by Dr. Marshall Michel 52nd Fighter Wing historian


hen Britain’s Royal Air Force became the first independent air force in 1918, its raison d’être was long range strategic bombing. However, after World War I and associated budget cuts, the idea languished and it was not until 1936 that the British Air Ministry issued Specification B12/36 calling for a long range, four engine strategic bomber that could carry a bomb load of 14,000 pounds. Curiously, it also specified that the wingspan should not exceed 100 feet so the aircraft could fit inside current RAF hangars, although the most common type of RAF hangar could open to more than 125 feet. Britain’s pre-eminent flying boat builder, Short Brothers, submitted a design with a wing based on its four engine Sunderland flying boat, but the wing had to be dramatically shortened, thickened and reshaped to meet the 100 foot limitation. Short flew a half-scale prototype and found the wing shape made the take-off run too long. To get the proper wing angle for a reasonable take off run, the new aircraft ― now named the “Stirling” ― was given very long, stalky landing gear. Testing proved to be an adventure. On its first flight on May 14, 1939, the landing gear collapsed on landing ― a flaw that was to haunt the Stirling for its whole career. The second prototype suffered a major engine failure a few months later but recovered safely.

Classes And Training

»  The  Ramstein  Dental  Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assisting Volunteer Program April 16. The course is full time for seven months (6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday). It is open to dependent ID cardholders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 19 in the Ramstein Dental Clinic waiting area. Interviews will be conducted March 21 to 23. Notification of selection will be announced March 26. Participants must be available to inprocess March 27 to April 11. Applicants must be dedicated, motivated and up to date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the briefing. Volunteers are full time from start day. For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Nailah Dillard or Staff Sgt. Nichol De Veyra at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210. »  Aurora  R.  Alva,  DMD  board  certified  pediatric  dentist  at  the  Pulaski  Dental Clinic, hosts a Baby Oral Care Class and Dental Exam at 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at the clinic. If you wish to participate in the baby exam, arrive at 8:45 a.m. to fill out paperwork. For more information and to sign up for the class and exam, call 493-4446.

Photo courtesy of the Royal Air Force

A Stirling and its crew are seen here. Note the long landing gear and short wings.

Heavy bombing of the Short plant during the Battle of Britain slowed production, and it was not until February 1941 that the Stirlings flew their first operational mission. It quickly became a major weapon for RAF Bomber Command, but as the war progressed, more problems began to crop up. While the Stirling could carry 14,000 pounds of bombs, its 40-foot-long bomb bay had two structural dividers running down the middle. This meant the largest bomb it could carry was only 2,000 pounds, while the RAF was beginning to use the 4,000 pound “cookie” bomb and plans for even larger bombs were in the works. A far more serious problem was the thick, short wing, which limited its service ceiling with a full bomb load to about 12,000 feet. This meant Stirlings attacking targets in Italy had to fly through rather than over the Alps. More importantly, on missions over Germany, Stirlings were always the bombers

»  The  Environmental  Health  Branch at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center offers a Food Safety for Volunteers class from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl. A Food Handler’s Card is required for anyone responsible for organizing and supervising food sales fundraising activities. To register, or for more information, contact jason. smith5@amedd.army.mil. »  Have you walked into an establishment and found yourself in a pickle because you couldn’t figure out how to order something to eat or buy a pair of shoes? Then you need to register for the conversational German class, which teaches the street smart version of the basic German language. Now, with two days and times to choose from, learning German never got easier. Take a lunch or evening class on Tuesdays. Stop by Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks or call 493-4023 or 0631-3406-4023 for more information or to register for the class. »  Freshen  up  on  basic  interaction  skills in an intimate and confidential  setting by registering you and your significant other for a couple’s communication session? Sessions take place at 5 p.m. every Thursday in Bldg. 2917 Pulaski Bar-

flying at the lowest altitudes. The Luftwaffe concentrated on the low-flying Stirlings because the heavy German night fighters found it easier to reach them. The Stirling crews also found themselves in the envelope of very efficient light anti-aircraft that could not reach higher flying bombers. In one period of 19 raids, Stirling losses were almost 16 percent as opposed to the losses of the other major RAF bombers ― the Lancaster (5.6 percent) and Halifax (8.9 percent). Still, many Stirling crews liked their aircraft. The tail turret, which covered the most vulnerable area, was very efficient and the Stirling’s thick wing made it very maneuverable. Beginning at the end of 1943, Stirlings were replaced in Bomber Command’s main force, but a new role waited. The RAF needed a powerful aircraft to tow heavy gliders for D-Day and Stirlings, without nose and dorsal turrets, became mainstays for towing gliders during the Battle of Normandy. They also played a major part of Operation Fortitude, the highly successful D-Day deception operations, largely by laying long corridors of chaff that looked like a separate invasion fleet. While the Stirling was the only British World War II bomber designed from the start with four engines, it will be remembered mainly for the heavy losses it suffered as the result of complying with the short sighted RAF wing span requirement. (For questions or comments, contact Dr. Michel at marshall.michel@spangdahlem.af.mil.)

racks. For details or to register, call 4934332 or 0631-3406-4332.

takes place Feb. 11 to 17, is a chapel sponsored retreat for singles. Although primarily for the Protestant community, Chapel News all military stationed in Europe, regardless »  The  Protestant  Women  of  the  of spiritual heritage or branch of service, Chapel host a lunchtime Bible study from are encouraged to attend. Our days will noon to 1 p.m. every Thursday beginning be filled with skiing, sledding, ice skatJan. 12 in the Ramstein South Chapel ing, touring or just relaxing in a beautiful Conference Room. Lunch will be provided. summer castle nestled against an alpine »  The  Ramstein  Chapel  is  ac- lake in Millstatt, Austria. Our evenings will cepting  bids for the contract position center around praise and worship and our of Ramstein 1100 traditional service re- guest speaker will show us how to grow ligious education coordinator. The coor- closer to God and develop a deeper perdinator supports the religious education sonal relationship with Jesus Christ. The component of the Southside Traditional price includes lodging, food and lift tickets. Protestant Service and the mission state- Contact Rick and Kathy Deppe (deppemiliment as identified by the parish council. tarynav@gmail.com) for further informaIn coordination with, and monitoring of the tion. Registration deadline is Wednesday. »  The  Ramstein  Chapel  is  accepttraditional service chaplain, or his/her designated alternate, the RE coordinator will ing bids for The Protestant Women of the be responsible for developing, program- Chapel Children’s Ministry Coordinator, who ming and implementing the Traditional organizes and directs volunteers to minister Service RE Program, including recruiting to children ages infant to 12 years old for and training of volunteer staff. The chapel PWOC weekly fellowship meetings while will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Feb. 17. mothers attend the Bible study. The chapel The statement of work and bid documents will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Feb. 10. can be picked up Monday through Friday The Statement of Work and bid documents from the Ramstein North Chapel. For more can be picked up from the Ramstein North information, call Petra Rausch at 480- Chapel, Monday through Friday. For more details on the position, call Petra Rausch at 6148 or 06371-47-6148. »  Austrian  Adventure  2012, which 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148.

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Parking gets more expensive


he City of Kaiserslautern raised its parking fees in January. All parking meters in the center of town have been reset, and new traffic signs displaying the new parking times have been put up. Stickers have been placed on the ticket machines to let customers know about the tariff changes. In the main area (white parking tickets), every 25 minutes cost 50 cents. The parking time here is limited to 2 hours and 55 minutes. In the outer areas (blue parking tickets), parking costs 50 cents per 50 minutes. Daily tickets are available and cost €3.

This also applies to six new parking meters being installed on the Messeplatz fairgrounds. Parking fees have to be paid Mondays to Fridays, but the fee times got extended by one hour. Now, motorists have to pay parking fees from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturdays, parking downtown will still be free, except for commercial parking garages, which are not run by the City of Kaiserslautern. Parking passes that were handed out to customers in the stores and authorized half an hour of free parking are no longer valid. (Courtesy of the City of Kaiserslautern)

New vignettes keep you from paying high fines


otorists traveling to Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia or the Czech Republic should have a valid vignette for 2012, said officials from the German automobile club ADAC. Anybody found with an old vignette risks having to pay a high fine. The vehicle vignette for Austria for one year costs €77.80. The fee for a two-month vignette is €23.40 and a 10-day vignette costs €8. Motorcyclists have to pay €31 for the one-year vignette, €11.70 for two months and €4.60 for the 10-day vignette. Motorcyclists must place the vignette on a part of the motorcycle where it is visible but difficult to be removed. In vehicles, the vignette must be placed on the inside of the windshield, for example on the left edge or behind the driving mirror. Motorists driving on the autobahn or a toll road without a vignette should expect to pay a fine of up to €3,000. Only those who get caught without a vignette and are willing to pay an alternative toll of €120 remain exempt from punishment. Motorists and motorcyclists who want to use the Swiss autobahns or speedways pay €33 for the oneyear vignette. Without a valid vignette motorists have to pay a €170 fine. The vignette price in Slovenia did not change. For vehicles up to 3.5 tons, prices are €95 for one year, €30 for one month and €15 for seven days. The Czech Republic’s annual vignette for vehicles up to 3.5 tons costs €60.50, the vignette for one month costs €18 and the 10-day vignette costs €12.50. Vignettes for Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia and the Czech Republic are available in every ADAC office or on the Internet at www.adac/shop.de. (Courtesy of ADAC)

Photos by Petra Lessoing

LEFT: The parking meters in Kaiserslautern show red and white stickers making customers aware of the recent tariff changes. RIGHT: The parking passes that were given out by local stores to authorize 30 minutes of free parking are no longer valid.

FORECAST, from Page 9 but common sense observation is still trump when making a forecast,” said JMTC’s chief weatherman, Air Force Maj. Richard Earnest. “In short, our job is to make sure the right information gets to the right people at the right time. Weather affects everyone, and when applied to a military mission, it can impact the smallest tactical to the broadest strategic decisions that affect military training and operations.” Earnest is with Detachment 2, 7th Weather Squadron, located at the Grafenwöhr Army Air Field. The detachment provides liaison support to JMTC, the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Seperate Infantry Brigade and C. Company, 5/158 Aviation Regiment. As a secondary role, Detachment 2 hosts exercise Cadre Focus twice a year, a week-long training event at JMTC that prepares U.S. Air Forces in Europe weather forecasters and their multinational partners for downrange deployments in support of U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and joint operations. Earnest said forecasting today relies on two methods. First, the automated procedures for processing digitized observations to give a snapshot of the state of the weather. It is used to create a computer model of the atmosphere that projects the information forward in time to help form the forecast. The second method is the professional judgment of a well-trained Air Force weatherman who is working onsite. The two processes are assimilated to produce a balanced, accurate picture of how the weather has evolved. Knitting the procedures together often enough at regular intervals builds up a succession of analyses that a weatherman uses to forecast a weather scenario at a given time in the future. Setting up and activating the equipment alongside the U.S. Airmen at the exercise were two Polish officers, Capt. Sebastian Bernatowicz and Capt. Marek Wasilewski, both weather forecasters in the Polish Army Hydro-meteorological

Service. Although their uniforms and language are different from the U.S. Airmen, there really doesn’t seem to be any hesitation or difficulty in working together or calibrating the equipment. “Of course we work together seriously, even though we come from different services and far apart countries,” said Bernatowicz. “We are all professional weathermen, we are thinking as weathermen. Our job puts us up against the elements of nature. It involves science of course, but predictions based sometimes on intuition and personal experience show how patterns of weather develop, too.” As he speaks Bernatowicz and his colleagues are setting up the TMQ-53, a tactical meteorological observing system. The system is a 14-foot tall, relatively light-weight deployable instrument with multiple sensors that collects weather data. The TMQ-53, which monitors cloud height and density, humidity, precipitation, temperature, and even such acute atmospheric details such as vertical visibility, surface visibility, present weather, precipitation type and lightning out to 50 nautical miles. When the Airmen finish assembling and calibrating the TMQ-53, it will be linked to a computer supported software interface that processes the data. The data is then used to develop a local weather forecast for those who need it, said Earnest. For 7th Weather Squadron forecasters, the primary mission is to provide mission execution and planning forecasts for all of the Army’s missions ― both air and ground missions. In this capacity, the forecaster provides pilots with the data they require regarding weather conditions for takeoff, landing and every point in between throughout the U.S. Army Europe area of responsibility, Earnest said. “The Air Force also provides all the weather support for the Army, so Airmen are embedded in all major Army units. We make sure deployed units have constant, up-to-date information at their fingertips to support warfighters,” Earnest said. (For the full story, go online and visit www. kaiserslauternamerican.com.)

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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: • “Chronicle of the Immortals — Blood Night,” a rock opera by Wolfgang Holbein with the band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, and 6 p.m. Feb. 26. • “Der gute Tod,” a play by Wannie de Wijn, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10,15 and 28. • “Carmina Burana/Astutuli,” a ballet and musical theater by Carl Orff, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11. • “The Return of Shaolin,” a kung fu show about the lives of Shaolin monks, 4 p.m. Sunday. To get a military discount, use “Military” as key word on www.proticket.de. • Madama Butterfly,” an operetta by Giacomo Puccini, 6 p.m. Feb. 12, and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. • “Die 39 Stufen,” The 39 Steps, a criminal comedy in German, based on Hitchcock’s book, 8 p.m. Feb. 12. • “Die Schöne und das Biest,” The Beauty and the Beast, a ballett by Stefano Giannetti, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23. • “Hello Dolly,” a musical by Jerry Herman, in German, 6 p.m. Feb. 19. • “Parsifal,” an opera by Richard Wagner, 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 25, March 3 and 11. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Electro rock, house, wave, techno party with Laserkraft 3D and special guests, 10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €12. • The group Sexteto Major presents a tango show, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €32. • The Soul Providers celebrate their 20th anniversary with 16 band members, including Deidra Jones, Jeanine Love, Clint Grimes, Keith Elliot, Rick Washington, Burdette Becks, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €17. For details and reservations, call 0179-101-8676. • The band Megaherz presents rock ‘n’ metal, 8 p.m. Feb. 11. tickets cost €17. • The female band Bluescaravan performs blues, boogie, rock and country, 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets cost €16. • No Music features Blackbirds with acoustic Indie, Green Strings with blues, rock and jazz, and Sarah Frisch with rock, pop and Indie, 8 p.m. Feb. 17. • Max Prosa performs pop, 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets cost €18. • The band 3 Feet Smaller from Austria presents

alternative rock punk, in English, 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Courtesy photo Tickets cost €12. • The band Corvus Musical Starlights at Ramstein Corax presents medieval The Haus des Bürgers in Ramstein-Miesenbach presents “Musical Starlights,” the best of music featuring Celtic musicals, at 8 p.m. Feb. 14. The show has been postponed from Sunday to Feb. 14. More and Scandinavian songs than 250 soloists, dancers and an orchestra present songs from “The Phantom of the on medieval instruments, Opera,” “Dirty Dancing,” “Lion King” and other renowned musicals. For details, visit www. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets hausdesbuergers.de. Tickets cost €28 to €38. cost €18. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de or call 0631-365-2607. Richard O’Brien, in German, 6 p.m. Sunday and • Soul night with Midnight Mover and guest Feb. 19, and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 11. Tiffany Kirkland, 8:30 p.m. Monday in Cotton • “Cinderella,” a ballet by Stijn Celis with music Club. For details, visit www.midnightmover.de. by Sergej Prokofjew and Les Baxter, 7:30 p.m. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: Feb. 15. For details, visit • The Pfalzther Orchestra presents “Karneval der www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call Tiere,” the carnival of animals, a family concert by 0681-3092-486. Camille Saint-Saëns, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets Nationaltheater Mannheim: cost €5. • “Eugen Onegin,” an opera by Pjotr • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Tschaikowski, in Russian, with German subtitles, Kaiserslautern presents “Summer in Wintertime,” 7 p.m. Saturday. with works by Frederick Delius, Claude Debussy • “Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci,” operas in and Carl Nielsen, 8 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets cost €14 Italian, with German subtitles, 7:30 p.m. to €21. Feb. 11and 26. For details, stop at the Kaiserslautern Tourist • “I’m with the Band,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day, Office, Fruchthallstrasse14, visit www.fruchthalle. 7:30 p.m. today and Feb. 19. For more informade or call the office of arts at 0631-365-1410. tion, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. Kaiserslautern, Technical University, Bldg. 42: Miscellaneous • The TU’s classical orchestra presents works by • Kaiserslautern, event hall on Gartenschau Camille Saint-Saens, Gabriel Fauré and Engelbert area, KL on Ice open to Feb. 12. Skating hours are Humperdinck, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., 7 to Landstuhl, Stadthalle: 9 p.m. on weekdays; and 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays • “The Night of the 5 Tenors,” with soloists and the Plovdiv Symphonic Orchestra presenting works and Saturday. Admission is €2.50 for children and €3.50 for adults. For more information, visit from operas, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de. kl-on-ice.de. • Kaiserslautern, Pfalzgalerie Museum, new Stiftskirche, Kaiserslautern: exhibition: “Aufbruch. Malerei und realer Raum,” • “A Little Market Music” by students of St. 60 art works by European and north American artFanzikus-Schule, noon, Saturday. ists, Saturday to April 22. Hours are 11 a.m. to Haus des Bürgers, Ramstein-Miesenbach: 8 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to • The musical show has been postponed from Sundays; Mondays closed. For details, visit Sunday to Feb. 14. See photo box. www.mpk.de. • Martina Eisenreich Quartett presents “Violin • Mehlingen, Mehrzweckhalle, Hauptstrasse Tales,” a mix of gypsy swing, klezmer, tango, rock 86, bird swap meet, 7 a.m. to noon Saturday and and pop, 5 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets cost €12. Sunday. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de. Flea markets English Theatre, Frankfurt: • Kaiserslautern, Pfalzcenter (across from • “The Who’s Tommy,” a rock musical, Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Tuesdays to Fridays, and • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, visit 4 p.m. Saturday. www.english-theatre.org. • Ludwigshafen, Hauptbahnhof (main train staSaarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, tion), behind pavilion, Saturday. Schillerplatz 1: • Saarbrücken-Burbach, festgrounds, Saturday • “Romeo und Julia,” a concert opera by and Sunday. Vincenzo Bellini, in Italian with German subtitles, • For more information, visit 7:30 p.m. Saturday. www.troedlerundsammeln.de. • “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical by

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Beware: There are thieves amongst us by Airman 1st Class Donovan S. Garrett 569th USFPS Police Services


ne … two … thieves are coming for you! Three … four… better lock your doors! While this is a twist on the old song, it rings true to the state we are in currently. Winter months bring shorter days and longer nights, which increases a thief’s ideal working environment ― darkness. There has been a 66 percent increase in house break-ins and a 70 percent increase in vehicle break-ins since Dec. 1. To prevent yourself from becoming a victim of these crimes, follow these basic security tips for your home and automobile. Whether you live on or off base, your home should comply with basic security standards. All external doors and ground floor windows must have proper locks suitable for the type of frame. Any

other window or point of entry that is accessible, such as those above flat roofs, should also be secure. For ventilation purposes, open your windows while you are home and properly secure them prior to your departure. While leaving rollladens down on your windows provide extra security, they can also tell a potential thief that you’re not home. Lighting is very important both inside your house and out. It is essential that you give the impression that someone is home. Use light timers for table lamps for inside and sensor lighting for your exterior. Ensure exterior doors and ground floor windows are properly illuminated from the outside. A thief will not try to break into your house with a spotlight shining on them. Most thieves break into vehicles to steal the contents left by the owner, not the vehicle itself. You can simply avoid this by removing all valuables from

RESILIENCY, from Page 1 At the Southside Fitness Center Annex, members representing the mental domain gave a unique perspective to Airmen who came to visit. The “Be the Bigger Person” exercise encouraged Airmen to perform a series of shuttle runs while wearing a mock pregnancy belly. The exercise aimed at teaching Airmen a lesson in empathy. Also, the “Drunk Buster” exercise was directed by representatives of Alcohol and Drug Education Program and Demand Reduction Program.

your vehicle when it’s parked. If you choose to store your laptop, iPod, GPS, wallet and rent money in your vehicle, chances are it will be stolen. Also, the most popular items taken from vehicles over the past two months have been purses and backpacks. Another simple tip is to always keep your car locked and leave valuables at home. The vast majority of vehicle break-ins investigated reveal there were no signs of forced entry, which means the vehicle was unlocked. Bottom line: Secure your home, vehicle and valuables. Thieves are lurking around trying to find the next place to “shop.” To report a theft, call the Security Forces Base Defense Operations Center at 0631-5366060/7070 or 1-1-2. If you have any general crime prevention questions, call the 569th USFPS Police Services at 489-7501 or 0631-536-7501.

Airman 1st Class Michelle Camara-Caro said the purpose of the event was to educate Airmen how alcohol severely affects their physical abilities. Camara-Caro pointed out an Airman attempting to drive a peddle-kart while wearing “drunk” goggles as she described her favorite part of the day. “Watching everyone attempt to drive safely while intoxicated was the best,” she said. “We want Airmen to have fun at this exercise, but ultimately the message is what’s most important.” The third exercise, called “Performance Enhancement,” taught Airmen the importance of

Photo by Senior Airman Brittany Perry

Airmen participate in a performance enhancement exercise during Resiliency Stand Down Day Jan. 27 at Ramstein.

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the four domains of resiliency in relation to their performance. The exercise consisted of a simulated combat situation requiring participants to perform various physical exercises while wearing body armor weighing 30 to 40 pounds and engage in tasks requiring mental focus and fine motor skills. “The exercise helps Airmen understand the effects of stress on performance and offers them an opportunity through experience to learn the importance of the four domains in staying fit to fight,” said Staff Sgt. Anthony Dasilva, 86th MDOS. Airmen were educated on proper nutrition, fitness and spirituality and taught mental strategies, such as controlled breathing, imagery and self talk to improve their performance. Senior Airmen Jacob Hastings and Scott Stevens, as well as Airman 1st Class Zachary Torres, contributed to testing Airmen by mentally distracting participants. “I like seeing everyone have fun,” Jacobs said as he discussed his highlight for the day. “This is one of the few times you see people put on body armor and do burpees.” Lt. Col. Alicia Matteson, officer in charge of the 86th MDOS Mental Health Clinic, and Lt. Col. Michael Slack, 86th MDOS Mental Health Flight commander, expressed the value of Resiliency Day as a whole. “To me, the most important aspect from today is the opportunity to build our connections with our co-workers, our family and the whole community,” Matteson said. “I realized how important the social domain is today because it cuts across all other domains,” Slack said. “The social aspect helps keep you committed to the other aspects of resiliency.” For more information on the Ramstein Resiliency Team, events and tools, go to the Ramstein Resiliency Web page at www.ramstein.af.mil/ resiliency/index.asp.

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Kingfish crowned division champions T

he Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team was crowned the 2011-2012 European Forces Swim League Rhineland Division champions Saturday at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. The team held off the 20102011 champions, the Stuttgart Piranhas, and moved one step closer to repeating as the EFSL champions. The Kingfish overwhelmed the completion from start to finish. Kaiserslautern got off to a strong start winning three of four 200m individual medley mixed relays and never looked back. Up to the 20th event, Kaiserslautern held a commanding 102 point lead and through the next 20 events they closed the distance between them and the competition, winning the meet by 165 points. The final

score was Kingfish, 1035, Stuttgart, 870, Heidelberg, 367, and Berlin, 272. Spirited performances were given by team captain Connor Davis, 17, Rachel Plescha, 16, Andrew Hokaj, 14, Amy Roth, 14, Ben Davis, 12, Danielle Davis, 12, Alexa Hutton, 10, Ida Peterson, 8, and Kathleen Nicholson, 8. They all finished the meet with three first place finishes out of the three events they swam. Team captains Andy Cummin, 17, and Anya Hovanic, 17, along with Macy Cabiness, 18, Jessica Kafer, 18, Holly Roth, 16, Peter Cummin, 15, Lexy Meints, 15, Everrett Plocek, 15, and Allison Swift, 8, all finished the meet with two first place finishes and one second place finish. “We were confident that we

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Soccer news

News about Kaiserslautern’s soccer team 1. FCK is available in the official FCK magazine, “In Teufels Namen,” in English at www.fck.de/ en/fans/fan-downloads/stadionmagazin-1112.html. The magazine is released prior to each home game of the Red Devils and includes four English pages to keep American and other fans around the globe who are interested in FCK up to date.

Family Fitness

The Family Fitness class consists of circuit training for the whole family. Parents and kids will get an all-over body workout in 60 minutes. Family Fitness incorporates cardio, body bars,

had a good shot at winning,” Davis said. “In order to get the job done, we knew we’d have to work hard and race smart. The swimmers participating showed a high level of determination to improve their times. I was impressed by the overall sportsmanship and team spirit displayed at this division meet.” Danielle Davis broke three records at the meet. Her exciting performance in the girls 11-12 year 200m IM was the highlight of the meet as she broke the EFSL and Kingfish record by swimming the event at 2:39.85, shattering the previous record of 2:46.37. She also broke two other Kingfish records in the 100m and 200m freestyle. “Before I swam, I thought through every detail of the race in my mind,” she said. “During the race I knew my

competitor was very close to me so I gave it my best effort. I just wanted to get the win for my team. I wasn’t nervous, I was focused.” Lexi Meints and Ian Hokaj also broke Kingfish records. Meints finished the 50m freestyle with a phenomenal 29.15, besting the old mark of 29.46. Hokaj finished the 200m freestyle in 2:33.22, breaking the old record of 2:36.37. The meet marked individual bests as 119 EFSL qualifying times and 57 first place finishes emerged from the Kingfish team during this event. Twelve swimmers shaved 10 or more seconds from their individual swim times. Brad Johns, 14, 200m freestyle, Bailey Frandsen, 12, 200m IM, Carlee Hoagland, 11, 200m IM, Hunter

obstacle courses and more. The class takes place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Miesau Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220.

Free class! Yoga Sculpt

Learn how to use yoga and innovative resistance exercises with the use of weights for increased muscle endurance at Yoga Sculpt from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Landstuhl Post, Bldg. 3720. For more information on this class, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

RealRyder cycling class

Get your outdoor cycle training indoors at the RealRyder cycling class from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Kleber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. This class is not child friendly. For more information on this class, call 483-7610 or 0631-411-7610.

New! Binkies & Babes

Moms and babies ages 6 weeks to 2 years old workout together during this infant stimulation class. Bring baby’s favorite blanket and toy. Binkies & Babes takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cost is $6 per class. For more information on this class, call 486-7172 or 063186-7172.

Anderson, 10, 100m IM, Paris Binard, 9, 200m freestyle, Delaney Hanna, 9, 200m freestyle, Jaden Francis, 9, 50m Butterfly, Alexa Olsen, 9, 200m freestyle, Colin Gallagher, 8, 200m freestyle, Alison Swift, 8, 100m freestyle, Madison Elliot, 7, 200m freestyle, and Zoe Unsell, 7, 100m freestyle, all swam their best races of the season and achieved personal bests with those performances. Frandsen and Hoagland put in the performances of their lives, shaving a phenomenal 20 seconds from their previous swim times. The Kingfish will travel to Eindhoven, the Netherlands, for EFSL championships Feb. 18 and 19 as they look to complete the final chapter of their story book season. (Courtesy of the Kaiserslautern Kingfish)

New! Preggie Power

Preggie Power is a one hour, low impact, high energy, cardio and strength training circuit class. Suitable for all stages of pregnancy. This class is child friendly. A doctor’s note is required to participate in this class. This class is held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cost is $4 per class or $6 per class with child. For more information, call 486-7172 or 0631-86-7172.

New! H.I.T.

High Intensity Training class includes a variety of sports, agility drills and strength training. H.I.T. takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cost is $4 per class or $6 per class with child. Call 486-7172 or 0631-86-7172 for more information.

New! FemFusion

Ladies 16 and older can enjoy a one-hour workout designed just for women. Lift and firm every inch of your body by using a unique combination of mat work and dance. Burn fat, sculpt and tone your muscles. Improve balance and posture. Decrease back pain by increasing core strength and control. FemFusion takes place at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cost is $4 per class.

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Now ShowiNg Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein) One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. SATURDAY - One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. SUNDAY One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. ** All last showings will be a $1 Super Bowl Special ** MONDAY - One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. TUESDAY - One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY - One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. THURSDAY - One For The Money (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Muppets (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. TODAY -

Galaxy Theater (Vogelweh) Red Tails (PG-13) 4 p.m. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (PG-13) 7 p.m. SATURDAY - Happy Feet 2 (PG) 4 p.m. J. Edgar (R) 7 p.m. SUNDAY Happy Feet 2 (PG) 4 p.m. TODAY -



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One For The Money (PG-13) ― A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum’s got plenty of attitude, even if she’s been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company as a recovery agent. True, she doesn’t even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn’t stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny’s biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli. Yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. Starring Katherine Heigl and John Leguizamo John Leguizamo. The Muppets (PG) ― On vacation in

Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage the greatest Muppet telethon ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate. Starring Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

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ACROSS 1 Merchandise mover 9 Diving ducks 15 One of the United Arab Emirates 16 Singer Francis 17 August birthstone 18 Ascended 19 T. S. Eliot’s middle name 20 Defend 21 Make a mosaic 23 Ship’s money handler 27 Playwright Coward 28 Klingons and Vulcans 29 Involved 34 “Black Beauty� author Sewell 35 Beam of light 36 Tiresome one 37 Last great battle in Norse mythology 40 Coins 42 “___, vidi, vici� 43 Suds 44 Western 48 “I Love ___� 49 Urge 54 Emissary 55 One of TV’s Avengers 56 Native of Britanny 57 On the wagon 58 “Strong Poison� author 59 With passion DOWN 1 Impudence 2 Blind as ___ 3 Trout tempter 4 Icelandic poetry 5 Abbreviate 6 Etiquette 7 Gaping pit 8 Veto 9 Vivid red 10 Plant part 11 Novelist Brookner 12 Not yet solidified 13 Bit 14 Dispatched 20 Indiana’s state

flower 22 Enter secretly 23 1950s TV talk-show host 24 Arm bone 25 Betrothal token 26 Actor Connery 30 Scoffing retort 31 Scottish lake 32 Cleveland’s lake 33 Elk’s ilk 35 Actress Blakley 38 Red Baron, e.g. 39 Blushes 40 Shut with force 41 Examine by touch 44 Met performance 45 Not forthright 46 Box 47 Race official 48 Church garments 50 Atop 51 Baltic native 52 Notary’s need 53 Jed Clampett’s daughter 55 Airport approximation

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4 Bedrm house plus studio, 2 bath, built-in kitchen, separate bar room, outside BBQ, 2 garages, children & pets okay Rent will be 1400â‚Ź incl the garages Ask for pix Doris Drewlow Immobilien Tel: 06371-5940059 Airbase 25 min: luxury house in Winnweiler, 7 br, 3 bath, yard, gar - avail. March E 2450,- ; Waldmohr area: 250 sqm h. 4 br firepl, gar yard E1700,- ; Hoeheinoed: nice 3 br dplx, studio yard, E 1100,; JR Realty - reduced fee - ph: 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya hoo.com Availalble with GP Residences: New Glan-MĂźnchweiler House, 5 BR, 2.5 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, yard, storage, carport, â‚Ź1,280. Brand new, large Mehlbach House, 5 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, yard, garage, great inerior, â‚Ź1,900. Nice Siegelbach House, 3 BR, 2 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm; garage, yard, â‚Ź700. Luxury House 25 min from Ramstein, 5 BR, 3 baths, beautiful bik, liv/din rm, private yard, double garage, â‚Ź2,000. Reduced fees, call 0631-22328 or 0177-5522-328 or 0162-4131-878. Big house (with sep. Apt.) in Hochspeyer For Rent: 313sqm, 10rms, 2kitchens = BIK, 3bathrms, balcony, cellar, roofspace, big garden with big terrace. Available now (or later), Rental without utilities: â‚Ź2.200. Handling-cost â‚Ź800 + VAT: (0631)3629912 Brand new freestanding house, near RAB, 280sqm., 5 bedrms., 3 baths., floor-heating, open-fireplace, attic, terrace, garage 2.220,00 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Brand new, freest. house Herschberg: 3+ br, firepl storage, gar.yard E 1450,-: Saalstadt area: freest great house 4 br, granite floor, firepl, yard, gar E 1780,- ; JR Realty, - reduced fee - Ph: 01703159692 or jrrealtykmc@ya hoo.com Bungalow 130 m2; 20 km to RAB; School-District Ramstein; 2 BR; 1.5 Bath; BIK; Liv/Din-Room; Storage; 1 Garage; Yard; 1 Cat allowed; Rent: 1,000.00 EUR + 40.00 EUR garage + utilities; Avail.: February 1, 2012. For more info please contact GI Bill Pay Service Real Estate, 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com Duplex-Half; 217 m2; 18 km to Sembach; 3 BR; BIK; Liv/DinRoom; 1 Bath; Heated conservatory/winter garden; Garage; Pets allowed; Rent: 1,560.00 Euro + utilities+ 40.00 Euro garage; Avail.: Now; For more info please call: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or 01601065196, E-mail: ramstein@gibill pay.com Enkenbach-Alsenborn house 200sqm preffered living area excl fittings BIK 4 BR attic garden â‚Ź1275+utl Call: 0152-51914840 Erzenhausen, close to Ramstein and Vogelweh: brand new 3BM free-stand house, garage, open-fire-place, big yard, E1300, Immobilien T.016096096498 Kaiserslautern, 5 min downtown No.5, 4 houses, rent â‚Ź1000-1200, ZIAI Immobilien 06371 57888

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FSH 167m², 20km to Landstuhl, 3 BR, 1.5 Bath, Liv./Din.- room, Storage, Basement, Yard, Double Car-Port, Pets welcome, Rent: All ads & pics can be viewed @ 1250,00 â‚Ź + Util., avail. now, for www.class-world.eu more info please call GI Bill Pay Excl. FSH. 340sqm, 7Br, â‚Ź2200, Service & Real Estate.Tel.: 06371Schwedelb. 170sqm, 4Br, garage, 465407 or 0160-1065196, Eâ‚Ź1280, balcony. Call for more Re- mail:ramstein@gibillpay.com altor Erica 0160-96697945 or FSH 200 m² in Zweibruecken; 4 florida0001@gmx.de BR; 1 Office-Room; 1,5 Bath +


Fehrbach-Pirmasens, 15 min to Landstuhl: nice 6BM free-stand house, 3 baths, basement, garage, open-fire-place, patio, yard, E1520, Immo T.016096096498 Free standing old house for rent Feb 20th, 2012lg. house (185 m²), 5 bedrms, 3 full baths, liv.room, sep. dining room, study, lg. garden/terrace, basement, carport, prime location (3 min. to Vogelweh), . New installed kitchen and new heater/hot water economicalsystem. Photo / Letter of recommendation available via e-mail. Please contact: Hahn.E@gmx.de or Tel. 0049-2104-45348. Or meet at KL-Hohenecken Burgherrenstr. 21 Fam. Capps Tel. 01712774490 Freest. House, Kaiserslautern city: newly renovated, 150 sqm, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, BIK, garage, yard, â‚Ź 1100 + ut., av. now, KKA Immobilien, Tel. 0172-6855976 Melinda Freestanding house in Ramstein city, 250 sqm., 4 bedrms., + studio, 2baths., b.i.k., floor-heating, Gallery, garage, yard, 2.100 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

House Donsieders 200sqm 4BR, 2baths, bik, 2balcs, 2garages, pets welcome, big basem, 20min to K´town, sat tv, internet, â‚Ź1200+util call Petra 0633377117 after 5pm or 015140716142, avail 1 March House for rent in Siegelbach, 104sqm, garden, balcony & terrace, no pets, 650â‚Ź +util, Availb. 01 Feb., 06374-6481 or 0170sauna; Modern BIK; Liv/Din- 3849221 Room; Double-Garage; Fenced in House in Waldmohr 15min to yard; Pets negotiable; Rent: RAB 241sqm 5BR lrg bath 1,600.00 Euro + 80.00 Euro gara- 2shower liv/din rm modern BIK ge; Avail.: Feb 15, 2012; For more 3balc studio with nice view yard info please call: GI Bill Pay Ser- garage 2park-spots kids/pets â‚Ź1400+utl Tel. 0151vice Real Estate; Tel.: 06371- welc 465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: 22859990 or 06373-506180 ramstein@gibillpay.com Kaiserslautern East, available March 1, 160 square metres, 3 beHeartwarming and unique home drooms 1 with built-in closet, builtfor rent; low energy house with in kitchen, 2 baths, livingroom, difloor heating; 178 m2; 20 min to ning room, fenced in yard. minuRAB; 15min to Landstuhl; 2BR; tes from A 6 and A 63. No Realtor 2Bath; Liv/Din-Room w/fireplace; fee. â‚Ź1200 0171 93 93 146 BIK; Large yard; Double-Carport; Rent: 1,600.00 EUR + utilities; Kaiserslautern: brand new houAvail.: Now; For more info please se, 245 sqm, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, call: GI Bill Pay Service Real walk-in closet, luxury BIK, low Estate; Tel.: 06371-465407 or energy, radiant floor heating, gara0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gi ge, small yard, â‚Ź 1780+ ut., KKA Immobilien, Tel 0172-6855976. billpay.com Melinda Hefersweiler: Freest. House, Kindsbach; duplex, 4 BED, 2 315sqm, 7BR/3BA+3toilets, yard/ Baths, garden area, 150 sqm libalcony/terrace, garage, wonder- vingspace, avail. 20.02. â‚Ź 1040,-ful view (Without Finders Fe) RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U ask for â‚Ź2300 06371/943311-16 www.Ger Sonja Gray 06371/6129262 or maWild-Immobilien.de 0160/ 3807277 Sonjagray@ House 67735 Mehlbach, Haupt Str. 107, 138sqm, 4BR, liv/dinrm, BIK, 2bath, basem, attic, garage, 2balc, sm garden, 950â‚Ź +util +2mnth dep 0172-6903147

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Mehlingen, Duplex, 7bd, 170sqm, BIK, high quality equipment, floor heating, avail now, â‚Ź1150 + electricity and gas for the All ads & pics can be viewed @ supplier. Westpfalz Immobilien www.class-world.eu Thomas Werle, Haseneckstr. 23, 66953 Pirmasens. Tel. 06331Kollweiler: Duplex, 297sqm, 5BR/ Landstuhl/Melkerei: freestanding 507195 or 0170-2960501, www.im 2,5BA, balcony, terrace, yard, 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-dimobilien.werle.de


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New 5Bm house/apartment in HĂśheinĂśd, 10min to hospital, open-fire-place, garage, E1420, ImmoT.016096096498 New built 190sqm rowhouse, 5min from Base in Spesbach, 4BR, 2baths, garage, floor heating, gas-heating, 1700â‚Ź +util Realtor 0152-53651163 New built house in Obernheim, near Landstuhl, 284sqm, 7BR, 2BIK, liv/din rm, 3bath, 2storage rm, double garage (30sqm). Yard with playground. Garden house. Avail 1March12. Call.: 063713969 or 0174-3996385 New TLA Rodenbach, close to Vogelweh and Ramstein AB; fully furnished; 3BR; 2Ba; completely equipped; internet; wash/dry/Sat TV/AFN; carport; quiet neighborhood $100 06371-462922 / payezmenu@hotmail.com Nice Freestanding House in Otterbach. Available 01.02.2012, 5 BR/3BA, new BIK, living and dining room, Patio, Garden, Basement Rent 1100â‚Ź call Michaela at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/ 41408880 or 0176 32 391664 No fee house near Vogelway ready to move in 160 sqm., 4 bedrms., + studio, 2 baths., b.i.k, yard, 2 garages 1.100 â‚Źuro + util Noo Fee please call Frank Immobilien4you Tel: 01738317162 Queidersbach: exclusive freestanding 4 bedr., 3 ½ bath, livingdiningm, open fire-place, built-inkit., patio, yard, 2 garages, basement, 2.530,-- + util www.agra-im mobilien.de 06371/57656

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Queidersbach: nice 5BM duplex, garage, E 1300, Immobilien T.016096096498 Queidersbach: renovated 3BM free-stand house with garage, big yard, basement, E850, ImmoT.016096096498 RAB school, 170sqm., 4 bedrms., b.i.k, 2 baths., floor-heating, garage, yard 1.100,00 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 RAB school, freestanding house, 130sqm., 3 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., attic, basement, fenced yard, sat- dish, gas heating, 850,00 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Ramstein 15 min No. 4, 4 houses, 4 - 7 BDR, rent â‚Ź1100 - 2000, ZIAI Immobilien 06371 57888 Ramstein school, 205 sqm., 5 bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., floor-heating, yard terrace, garage 1.550,00 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

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Kaiserslautern American Townhouse in Siegelbach; 190 m2; 3 BR; 1 Studio; 2.5 Bath; 1 Garage; 2 Parking spaces; Rent: 1,600.00 EUR incl. heating + 40.00 EUR garage + utilities; Avail: Now. For more info please call: GI Bill Pay Service Real Estate; Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gi billpay.com

Ramstein/KL 10 mins: new freestanding house, highest quality, luxury fittings, 275sqm, 5 bed, 2.5 bath, BIK, pantry, studio, terrace, garden, garage. € 2050 + util. Av. 015.Feb. KKA Immobilien.Tel. Vogelweh 5 minutes, Hohenecken freestanding house, 4 br, 2 0172-6855976. Melinda bath, garage, garden, 1.360.-€ + Ramstein-city: Freest. House, util.real estate würtz, call Volker 2BR/2BA, living, dining, 100sqm 0171 3435936 €700 06371/943311-16 www.Ger Waldmohr, FSH, 290sqm, 5 maWild-Immobilien.de BDR, 2,5 baths, big garage, nice Reichenbach (Near Ramstein): yard, rent € 2000, Ziai Immobilien Nice duplex, built in 2002, 4BR/ 06371 57888 1BA + 2 toilets, terrace, yard €975 06371/943311-16 www.Germa Wonderful furnished House, in Wild-Immobilien.de Ramstein City, 3 bedrms., 1 ½ Rodenbach: freestanding house baths., b.i.k., dining-living area, 3 bedr, livr. bik, 2bath, yard, bal- carport, terrace Pets are allow, cony, carport, €980.- + util, Roth No Commission Please call Frank Immobilien 06374-994776 or Tel: 0173-8317162 0171-1950606 Rodenbach: Rowhouse 226sqm, 5BR/2,5BA, carport, terrace €1525 06371/943315-16 www.Ger maWild-Immobilien.de Rodenbach: two floor Apartment, 161 qm living space, dining and living room, 5 Br/2,5BA, 2 Balcony, Garden. Rent , 1100€, RE/MAX Real Estate Center ask for Kerim Abane, Tel: 0176/70921724 o 0631/41408880


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10 Min. to RAB in Ramstein school, freestanding house, 300 sqm., living.-space, 5 bedrms., dining-living area, open- fire-place, 2 baths., garage, big yard Price 265 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372RS School District: 3-bed house, 803641 or 0173-8317162 2 baths, bik, 160 sqm, free now € 1.250,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 300sqm FSH, 1973, Merzablen U ask for Sonja Gray 06371/ property 2600sqm, dble garage, 2 6129262 or 0160/ 3807277 terraces, balcony, New BIK, 5 basement rms, oil heat, firpl. 2bath, Sonjagray@ymail.com guest WC, stream, trees, 2bath, Sembach 5min / 10min KL-East, Call 0160-95470759, Manue 179sqm Beautiful Apt, like bunga- la.ehj@web.de low, on 1 level, like new, 3BR, 1.5bath, BIK liv/din beautif lg terr, 5-minute walk to Kaiserslautern no pets, 1200€ +util Call 06301- pedestrian zone. Built 2009. 1760 sqft Row House. 3 bed, 2 full 719565 or 0172-6785550 baths with walk-in showers. WalkSembach, 3200sqft living, 4BDR, in closets, garage and 2 off-street 3Baths +, ample closets, big garparking places. Patio and roofden, 3 Terrace, big indoor swimtop terrace with a great view. No ming pool, garage + 3 parking yard work. Kitchen with cook’s isspace. No rental fee. Tp: 06302land. Pellet oven, and wired yard 5599 or 01708810390 €1900 house. Great investment. 287,000 Spesbach: Nice Duplex, Euro. 0175-1899779. Available 31 180sqm, 6BR/2,5BA, yard €1250 March. phcschris@yahoo.com 06371/943311-16 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de Steinbach near Glan-Münchweiler: Large house 5-6 bedr., 3 Bathr., familyroom, BIK, livingroom w open fire place, large covered patio, balcony, garages € 1.600,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170-4116990 Steffi or 0170 685 0060 ask for Wolfgang, email wolfgang.wiedmann@ remax.de Steinwenden: Big and nice freest. house, 260sqm, 5BR/3BA, garage, yard, terrace €1840 06371/943315-16 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de Town House; 182m2; 12 km to Vogelweh; 4 BR; BIK; 2.5 Baths; Liv/Din-Room; Large studio; Sauna; Basement; Carport; Avail.: January 1, 2012; Pets negotiable; Rent: 1,400.00 EUR + utilities + 25.00 EUR carport. For more info please contact GI Bill Pay Service Real Estate, 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@ gibillpay.com

Attention: Effective 1 March 2012 the property purchase tax (3.5% of the purchase price) will go up to 5%. If you are looking to purchase, do it Now. Buying in Germany is not as complicated as it may seem, we will assist you in every step of the procedure. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 063715940059 www.dorisd-immo.de Build Your Own House To your own specification 15 min to airbase No real estate fee 100% financing in most cases ZIAI Immobilien 06371 57888

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Kaiserslautern American Kusel, in very quiet area with fantastic view to the castle, about 200 m² living space, 3-4 bedr., 2 bathr., partyroom, great property All ads & pics can be viewed @ only â‚Ź 228.000,-- RE/MAX Dreamwww.class-world.eu homes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. Gries: Nice freestanding House, 4, 06371/6129262 or 0170 685 Built in 2009, 181 spm li- 0060 ask for Wolfgang, email wolf vingspace, BIK, 5BR / 3,5BA, Li- gang.wiedmann@remax.de ving room, Dining room, Balcony, patio, nice garden ( 400 spm) Sel- Mehlingen fst. 1Fam House w/ ling price 295000â‚Ź call Michaela spacious flr-plan & best interior, at RE/MAX Real Estate Center 3BR & walk-in-robe, 2.5baths, liv/ 0631/41408880 or 0176 32 dinrm, balc, terr, sauna, tannig bed, dbl garage & much more! 391664 425.000 â‚Ź Immobilien Bähr 0631Home For Sale Duplex - half in 53448277 Mackenbach Perfect spot, 195m² living space double garage, kit- Nanzdietschweiler, freest. houchen 6 years old, ready to move se, built 1997, 6 bdr, 3 bath, garaaugust 2012 Price: 360kâ‚Ź Con- ge, 1800 m² yard, Schicker Wohtact: martin.sattelberger@mlp.de nen e.K â‚Ź240000 Martin 0177Investment. Excl. FSH. Rei- 1700206 chenb. 230sqm, 5Br, garg. â‚Ź260T , mortgage â‚Ź1700. Call for more Obermohr, 4BM duplex with gaRealtor Erica 0160-96697945 or rage, built 2001, E224000, ImmoT. 016096096498 florida0001@gmx.de


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Kindsbach: nice duplex with garage built 2006, 145sqm, 4bm, 2 baths, E200000, ImmoT.016096096498 Kollweiler: very nice Duplex, 229qm living space, BIK, living and dining room, 6BR/2,5 BA, Terrace, Basement, Garage, nice Yard 265 000â‚Ź RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/41408880 ask for Tanja or Kryspina Landstuhl-Melkerei: very nice Duplex, 193qm Living space, open living and dining room, BIK, 4BR/2BA, big Studio, Balcony, Terrace, Garden. Price 259 000â‚Ź RE/MAX Real Estate Center 0631/ 41408880 or 0176/612656403

Sembach, free standing, modern house for sale, built 2008, 6 rooms, kitchen included, 223sqm, floorheating, fire place, 785sqm fenced garden, swimming pool outside, dbl carport, 2km to A 63, 1km to Heuberg Sembach, more photos at immoscout24.de â‚Ź399000 0173-3227853 Trippstadt, Country Home very quiet, 3 family, great rental options, 3 large balconies, 1000qm land, 2 work shops, 2 car garage, great for dogs, fruit trees, sold by owner. call for appt. â‚Ź305000 01701689601 Use your Housing Allowance to purchase your home - buying in Germany is not complicated. We will inform you about all the details and give you advice in financing. We will help you step by step to get your own home. RE/ MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170 685 0060 ask for Wolfgang, email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de

Obermohr: cozy house in nice neighberrhood, great garden area, 4-5 bedr., 2 1/2 bathr. Sauna, garage, ceramic tile stove â‚Ź 278.000,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or 0170 685 0060 ask for Wolfgang, email wolf Wonderful freestanding house, near Ramstein, 260sqm., livinggang.wiedmann@remax.de space, excl. condition, modern Sale By Owner: 365 m² living b.i.k., 4 bedrms., + master area; full basement; 4 BRs + gym bedrms., with sep. dress. rm and + hobby rm + ofc, 2 remodeled baths., dining- living area, garage, baths + 2 WCs, modern BIK. Dbl terrace, fenced yard, Price 365 gar; fenced garden; coy pond; 5 000 â‚Źuro Anne S. Neumann No min walk to train; 0.5 m to A6; 7.3 Commission For Buyer Please call m to LRMC; 9.3 m to Ramstein. Anne S. Neumann $380000; 06372508138 / Immobilien4you Tel: 06372pdmasters@yahoo.com 803641 or 0173-8317162

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2000 Audi A4 Quattro all wheel drive, 110K miles. New timing belt. Winter tires, sun roof, 5speed manual transmission, 2.8 l engine. $6000 davidfwest100@ya hoo.com

2001 Dodge stratus. currently non op, auto shop says it will pass inspection just needs winter tires. take as is, make me an offer chttdol@aol.com 017673927851 2001 Ford Transit FT 350L TDE, 374.652km, diesel, 125HPS, AC, blue met., ABS; electr. windows, rear view mirrors, etc., ESP, center locks, heated windows, fog lights, spare tire and car lift incl. Kusel area. More pics: http://profile.imageshack.us/user/FordTransitCall: 0163-4460883

2004 Ford Freestar, excellent condition. 7 passenger comfort. 91K miles. Contact Brian for more info. Price negotiable. $7995 $4500-OBO. 2007 Hyundai Atos. 06385-415106 / brirho@gmail.com White Color. German Spec. 40K 2004 VW Touareg 3.2 L auto km, No A/C, Excellent conditions. Amer specs; 122,000 mi; air susp, Set of winter tires with rims. 0170- sunroof, auto dimming mirrors, 8371532 or josemarrero10@ya power heated seats; Ipod jack/CD $16500 gottmeinwasist@ya hoo.com 01 Mercedes E-270 Turbo Diesel hoo.com

1990 Golf - Garaged car, only 62000 miles! Automatic, 4 doors, winter tires. Super reliable. Just passed inspection! $2150 06371493700 / lima.caroline@hot mail.com

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2000 Alfa Romeo GTV. 95,000 Miles. 6 Speed Manual. Leather. All Power. 17" rims w/all season tires and 19" rims w/summer tires. Car is a must see ! $6000 016098270870 / jzimmerman92@ gmail.com

2000 Honda CR-V SE AWD US spec 141000 mi, auto, good blk TLA in Ramstein: 3 bedrm., livin- leather int, runs strong-very reliagroom, built-in-kit., 2 bath, fully ble. Good inspection. Great winfurnished, basement, call 06371- ter car-- $5800 call 01525-95557656 3694 grmhens@yahoo.com

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1993 320i manual coupe. Clean, serviced well, and New parts; winter tires, battery, muffler, clutch, brakes, rotors, and pads. Just passed inspection. $2000 17699132743/gbilliter@hot mail.com 1994 opel runs strong V6 auto leather interior power windows new tires new brakes only probelm thermostat needs to be replaced i use the car every day $2200; 015156262267/ drew4funlv@hotmail.com

2005 GMC Yukon SLT V8 4.8 73800miles, Black, 5 Seats, Full Tan Leather, NAV SYST, 4XTOYO Tires Ffrom 2011, Very Nice conditions and fully serviced $15800 07dudutanker@orange.fr

2006 Chevy Silverado CrewCab 4WD, Silver, all options, soft tanau cover, leather, moon roof, all electric, 59K miles, new tires, rotors, brakes $20000 safetyg@ gmail.com 2006 Fiat Punto special edition. 67,000 miles. great condition, 5 speed manual. metallic orange. Euro spec. Please call to arange for a view $6000; 017671758182/ r0nalddelacruz@hotmail.com

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2008 Ford Explorer Limited only 48000, one owner, full service book, 3rd row seat, mud guards, V6 engine, 2WD, great for families PCSing & cant take cars $20000 joseaviles_3@hotmail.com / 01737419895

2010 Toyota Aygo, 5door, roof bike carrier (2x), ski box, radio/CD, snow/summer tires, 33,500 kms, Euro specs, Great little car for Europe, PCS to US €7100 015159208765 oolitka@ya hoo.com 2011 Volvo XC 60 2.0 D3 DriveE Summun Eurospec!! Diesel 163 PS FWD Milage: 13000 km. Automatic Seashell metallic leather. Sunroof and more €29950 017658392708 4 Continental Extreme Contact DWS Ultra High Performance M+S Tires 215/45ZR17 w/17K miles. W Rated 168mph/270kph Purchased Aug 10 for $440 $300 nrahter@yahoo.com 7210 Navigon EUR 40 Military excl Maps: AL EUR HA PR USA CAN PX/BX EUR. Pd PX $675 3 yrs ago. Sell: $500 obo seldom used 063332768370 / +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com 9 PAX Vand Ford Transit Diesel 2005. Almost everything new. Great for large family, great for European Travel. Call York 0172 88 69067. €10500 joerg-menzer@t-on line.de 90 Ford 4dr autom 85K POVINSP exc heater, starts easy 1475€ pmnts taken €600 down! Call Frank 0631-9797 A3 1L9 TDI, 147000 km. €5000 a.catteaux@laposte.net BMW 318i automatic trans., just 68kmiles, 2owners, Modell 1993, pwr. doors/sunroof/mirrors, radio, winter tires, summertires, great condition $2900 0176-764-58720 BMW 735 i L automatic, leather, 140 K miles, new winter tires, USD 2,500 for new parts just invested, sold for USD 3,500. Inspection guaranteed. Ralf 01711673 256 Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT Summer tires sets of 4 for BMW 3 Series. Front Size 225/4517, Rear Size 255/40-17. Only 10KM of Use. $800 josemarrero10@yahoo.com Cosworth Automatic / 210 horses/ ONLY 60 K Miles/ equipped with all available features / new tires, new battery/ Sold with guarantee to pass inspection $4900 call Ralf 0171-1673256 Fiat stilo 1.4 16V active, 2005, stylish and sporty! black metallic, interior grey/blue, 2-door, glass "sky window" stretches across whole roof -- convertible feeling! 71,000km, 95 PS, 6 gears, unleaded fuel, air condition, bord computer, RDS high-class radio/CD with 6 speakers, power steering plus city steering, airbags, central locks, set of summer and winter tires, non-smoker car, only one owner, in excellent condition, no accidents, german tüv till march 2013. € 6,000 (neg.) call 015158216091

Kaiserslautern American For Sale Honda CRV Executive 2007 2.2i CTDI fully loaded silver with black leather interior, dealer maintained, new tires, new battery, €15500 0160 90320776

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Toda K20A Valve Spring Set. Original price $400.TODA racing parts. Never used Asking $275 Ph.017622987498 / isabell_1_98@ yahoo.com

Mercedes C180, 1994 4 DR New tires & brakes. Elec. windows & Sunroof. Premium sound/w CD. Very clean in and out, runs great. No issues $3000 015153971666 totalchangepro@yahoo.com

We buy cars / all makes! Accident, broken down, Honda, Toyota - great prices! Open Mon-Sun call until 10pm 0173-4201553 or 0631-3579286 or E-Mail: Neg, 2009 Chevy Colorado 2LT mario_ib@yahoo.de Z71 4X4, Lots of options, <25k Miles, Great small truck for small MOTORCYCLES German roads, kraven420_05@ya hoo.com or call after 5pm $22000 All ads & pics can be viewed @ 063726242285 Opel Corsa, 2009, orig. 1280km, cool & sound package, AC, €10.500 obo Call: 0152-53699038 Power wheels escalade black 015125207361 $200


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SAAB 9-5 Wagon 1999, 135k miles, Safe and Reliable Fully Loaded, AC, Leather Seats, Sun Roof, new tires, winter ready, 5sp Trans. U.S. Spec. Ins $4000 Buell Ulysses XB12XT 2009. This bike is in excellent condition with peters10@cox.net Sard Oil Catch Can. Brand new less than 1k miles on it. It has all still in box. Bling for your engine!! the buttons and whistles offered $100 isabell_1_98@yahoo.com/ on the Uly $9000 reidthis@ 017622987498 pics on gmail.com www.class-world.eu Snow is in the forecast! Set of 4 Cooper Weathermaster M&S Snow tires, 195/55 R15. Never used, never mounted. $150 06201-986475


Suzuki Swift AUTOMATIK, red, only 70 K Miles, 35 MpG, sold with guarantee to pass inspection, 1993, 2 door $2900 Ralf 01711673256

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February 3, 2012 $1000 Hochspeyer American Social Club. Meet your fellow neighbors from Hochspeyer & neighboring towns. Info on FB or email: Just found out your pregnant? hasc2009@googlemail.com Want to develop a relationship with one doctor for the term of Infant First Aid class will be held your pregnancy? Considering ha- at the St. Johannis Krankenhaus ving your baby off-base? ameri in Landstuhl on May 3 from 5:30can.geburts.team@google.com 8:30pm. Please e-mail for more information! american.ge Quit Smoking Today! Army Pu- burts.team@googlemail.com Frig, Washer, Dryer paulaevergreen@aol.com

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2 glass front under sink cabinets, 2 door/ 1 drawer $25@ by appt 8AM-8PM 063332768370 / +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com

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Antique or very old dark hardwood framed mirror lovely shape 100x71cm Pd: 150eu 2 yrs ago, Sell: $100 By appt 8A-8P 063332768370 / +49175344929 paulaevergree@aol.com

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Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de


2 Blankets downs 155x200 with 2 pillows 80x80, 900 gr. brand Webschatz. weight 1140 gr. downs 90% / feathers 10% €249 azierke@gmx.de 2 book cases wood veneer 220cm x 60cm $75 220cm x 159cm $125 6-7 adj shelves 3yrs old hold many books videos by appt 063332768370 / +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com 2 Clothing schranks: Double Ikea upper shelf 2 hang level 2 low drawers $150, 1 wood schrnk Mirror frnt drs for hang shelvs on sides $75 8A-8P by app 063332768370 / 0491753844929 paulaevergreen@aol.com

5x5 Shelving unit from Ikea, black. 3 years old. Two drawer cubicles. $40 OBO, you must collect from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012 tibrooks80@hot mail.com 2 Kitchen / Diningroom wood

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AEG Frontloading stackable condensation dryer super eco 7kg Bauknect supeco frntload washer 6kg 3 yrs old by apt 8A-8P 063332768370 / +491753844929 220 Vac, quite powerful, 1 year $600 paulaevergreen@aol.com old, works great. Varying power Almost new! Atco Suffolk electric levels so works from draps to reel mower, in-built roller for a prohard floors. Available after 30 JAN fessional "checkerboard" pattern 2012. $80 tibrooks80@hot on your lawn! Easy turndial height adjustment. $300 investatec@ mail.com aol.com 42" Phillips flat screen full HD TV German plug, 2 yrs old. seldom Antique German dining table and used, Paid: 675 EU, sell: $500 six chairs. Expandable with 3 larobo. By appt 8AM-8PM ge leaves to seat from 4 to 12. 063332768370, cell:01753844929 Pick up in Ramstein housing. paulaevergreen@aol.com $600 drdon10@hotmail.com

Big tents, 2, white, excellent condition, each: 114ft. length, 59ft., width, 28ft. hight, for sports or shows or exhibitions, made in 1993 - like new 0152-25194313 (David Frank)

Blue & Yellow curtains for bedroom/livingroom. Satin like material. $15 See www.class-world.eu for pics. 017622987498/ isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Beautiful coffee table in glass, with very nice designs. Must pick Bosch Frig/Frz 200x60cm 5 adj up! €80 vampirene@hotmail.com - shf & 5 door shlf 3frz drws lg veg crisper Pd: 800EU Sell: $600 By 017627747610 Beautiful silver coffee - cutlery 17 pieces, brand hildesheimerrose in the decoration suit-case. phone 06303-807227 €59 azierke@gmx.de

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Bosch Profi Mix Machine mixer blender cuisenart meat grinder many blades and attachments hardly used 2 years old pd 300eu sell $100 063332768370 8-8 paulaevergreen@aol.com / +491753844929

Bed Frame, Low Platform Bed frame for Queen Mattress. Modern design, (no head board) color is espresso, from West Elm. Antique or very old 2 pc hardwd Night stand w/ drawer is $50 Bought blue chair 4 my son but & glass china cab. to 2 dr w/ 5 $150 kenda.boulder@gmail.com he is too big for it. I purchased shlf lower: 2 drwr 2 door w/ 2 shlf this chair from Bed Bath and Bestecke Solingen 23/24K Gold Nice size by appt 8-8 Beyond. Asking $80 paid $99, 063332768370 / +491753844929 Plated Flatware Set. Model 1280L with 72 piece. New only two piece Still in box. 06374944804

47" Philips LCD TV, 1080P, 1920x1080; 16:9; Contrast 80.000: 1 dynamic, dual system, dual voltage. 2 years old. Model: 47PFL9664H/12, must be collected $600 tibrooks80@hotmail.com $150 paulaevergreen@aol.com 5 Older German Brass lamps po- Antique or very old dark hard- have very light surface scratches. Dual voltage 26 inch TV free in Kusel dhathaway08@hotmail.com sihed to look new with good sha- wood bordered mirror-lovely sha- €320 azierke@gmx.de des 3 styles. All work well wire is pe unclouded 100x61cm Pd: good Pd: 20EU Sell: $25@ by 150EU Sell: $100 obo by appt appt 8-8 063332768370 8AM-8PM 063332768370 / Bldg. 3336 +491753844929/paulaevergreen@ +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com aol.com Ramstein Air Base

2 drawer file cabinet, black, with some dings. On wheels. $10 with arranged handover, free if collected from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012. tibrooks80@hot mail.com Antique German marbletop china 8 pound exercise ball. Black and cabinet. $600 drdon10@hot orange. $10 OBO. tibrooks80@hot mail.com mail.com

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Kaiserslautern American Fine English table-ware set with 1 coffee pot, 1 milk jug, 1 sugar bowl, 1 soup tureen, 1 sauce tureen, enrichment plate, each 6 pices of messkit. â‚Ź249 azierke@ gmx.de

High-quality ladies clothes size 46-50. Shoes size 42-43. Dresses size 36-38, daily cushions with feather/spring filling, basis for negotiation azierke@gmx.de

House season 7/ the big bang Cabinet for TV, Bassett (Pine), Free Cleveland Browns fans are theory season4 the ren & stimpy 65" Ht, 30" Wd, 20" Dp, Exc invited to join the Browns Backers show $30 chttdol@aol.com Cond, TV also for sale (see Sony Worldwide chapter in Kaiserslau- 017673927851 Trinitron 25"), $165 OBO, Call tern hosting watch parties every HP Pavilion Desktop Combo Intel 0163-330-5535, Lv Msg gameday in Otterbach Live!! AJ Pentium 4 3.06Ghz 512MB, Children bike. 12" Puky wheel for small children, not used often, with support wheels. â‚Ź79 azierke@ gmx.de

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150GB Hard Drive, 24x DVD/ CDRW, HP L1706 Flat Panel Monitor and more $125 reidthis@ Futon bunk bed. Bottom part gmail.com folds out to a queen size bed. Of- I have 2 unused knee braces. Sifer includes bed and cream colo- ze small. Perfect condition. $10 red futon matress for the bottom Haley1067@gmail.com part. $100; 01756588338 or 063017983666 Phillip67410@ya Ikea Sofa, very comfortable. 3 years old, cover much loved by hoo.com cats. $40 OBO, must be collected Futon couch that folds out into a from Homburg (Saar) before 02 queen size bed. Including red and FEB 2012 tibrooks80@hot black futon matress. $50 0175/ mail.com

Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 658338 or 06301/7983666 or 0151-270-19822 email to Phillip67410@yahoo.com Computer Desk, corner/L shape, Garmin Forerunner 305. Great black and white. Desktop surface Watch. Includes charger and USB has minor marks. $40 OBO, must be collected from Homburg (Saar) cord. Available for delivery in the Kaiserslautern area. $75 before 02 FEB 2012 tibrooks80@ mark.oppel@gmail.com hotmail.com Giant Valentines Day Warehouse Created by Jose Puche and part Sale, Sat & Sun the 11th & 12th of the Fantasy Collection # 1.415 Feb Only!, 10am-3pm SchneeweiOriginal Box 7 1/2" X 5" $285 derhof 11, 67754 Essweiler Map: Created by Jose Puche; part of www.schoolhouse-antiques.com

the Fantasty Collection #1.414 7 Great, like new PowerVu Satellite 1/2" X 5" $285 eahuffie@hot Receiver D9835. Receiver and remail.com mote, no dish is included. $150. Custom blt open schrank made Email grebener@mac.com if intefor walk in closet singl unit w/ 3 lg rested. grebener@mac.com sections 1 for long clths, 2 for Green suade handbag. With double short 2 shlvs above @ Su- three compartments. Zipper top. per high qual. 8-8 $500 $20 0176-22987498 please leave 063332768370 / 0491753844929 / a message if I do not answer. paulaevergreen Guitar amp for sale. Rocktron Denon Surround Sound Rcvr Exc Cond. Multi component input. 3 HDMI inputs. $150 stvvee@sbcglo bal.net

Kids adidas soccer shoes, US size 1, EU 32, black & red, worn a few times. Non marking. $35. 0176-22987498, pics on classworld King size bed and matching bedroom set. 2 dressers, one with mirror and 2 night stands. OBO, must be collected from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012 $200 tibrooks80@hotmail.com Kirby 2000 Vacuum reconditioned to German elec Std Hepa Filtraion All Attch + parts to restore to US elec Std by appt 8-8 063332768370 / 0491753844929 $150 paulaevergreen@aol.com

Lace dress, eggshell/offwhite, size 6, never worn. For wedding/ prom/summer night out. $50; 017622987498 or isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Pic on www.classR20 Rampage excellent condition world.eu does not do justice. Beideal practice amp w/ fantastic autful dress. gain and agx noise reduction, 8 Large Antique Dark solid wood. 3 inch speaker w/ lots of volume. pull out draws, 3 cabinets above Call Tom @ 0172-3564442 for de- and below to store goods in. 7 tails feet tall. Price: $2900

DiLongi Perfecta Cof / Cap Machine w/ auto bean grinder 1 or 2 cup settings 1 year old PD>700eu house season 7 or big bang theo- 017622987498. Sell $300 By appt 8A-8P ry season4 $30 chttdol@aol.com pics 063332768370 or 017673927851 +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com Dining table and six chairs (2 with arms), pine. Extends with 2 leaves to seat 8 or more. $250, email girlpilot79@hotmail.com. Photo online.

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Epson Picture Mate Printer. Includes a package of printer paper; and new printer cartridge. Available for local pickup. $30 mark.oppel@gmail.com


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Living Room Cabinet, best offer, 0171-9211600 Lladro - Mermaid. # 1.413 - 7 1/ 2" X 5" Name: Sirena Brazos Rodilla. Created by Jose Puche and part of the Fantasy Collection. $275 eahuffie@hotmail.com

Kaiserslautern American Louis-Philippe Poster Bed with Canopy (Wood Sherry 5 pieces...Bed; Mattress; Dresser; Mirrow, Nightstand 1,5 year €1700 jamaicamari@yahoo.de Lovely French antique 7 pc BR set Honey Hrdwd w/ salmon marble tops shrnk 2 end tbls HB/FB frm good mattress pd 2000EU 2 yrs ago sell $2000 Grt Price $2000 063332768370 / +491753844929 / paulaevergreen@aol.com

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Netgear DG834GB V3 $40. 0160 Pink and white snake skin purse, 889 4550 / brigado@gmail.com not real. pics on www.classworld.eu isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Nice set of love seat, couch and chair in black-leather-like, in ex- Playstation games Deus EX, Recellent condition, great for small sistance 3 & fall of man, guitar heapartments. Must pick up! €400 ro 5, majin, guitar hero smash vampirene@hotmail.com - hits, prostreet, modern warfare 2, bloodstone 007, grand theft auto 017627747610 $20 chttdol@aol.com Older Grundig Stereo System, 017673927851 dual cassette deck, AM/FM Receiver, 2 speakers. Has great sound! PS3 Fat 40 GB+2 controllers. Pd: 175eu 3yrs ago Sell all: $25 $225 Red Dead Redemption My loss! 8-8 by appt $25 MW2 - $20 COD World At 063332768370 / +491753844929/ War - $20 Little Big Planet - $25 $225 Haley1067@gmail.com paulaevergreen@aol.com

Metal Coat Rack with glass base. Lladro. Created by Jose Puche; $20 or 10 if collected from Hompart of the Fantasty Collection burg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012. #1.414 7 1/2" X 5" $285 eahuffie@ $20 tibrooks80@hotmail.com Older Grundig TV w/SAT receiver Royal Doulton - Old Balloon Selhotmail.com # HN1315 eahuffie@hot Ms. Corona@serendipityart mo- (no flat screen) works great €80 ler mail.com Lladro. Mermaid. Created by Jo- ved to landstuhl and needs to sell for both obo Call: 06386-6711

se Puche; part of the Fantasy Col- a few things. Love seat sofa and lection #1.415 original box 7 1/2" chair fireplace, curtains, large orX 5" $285 eahuffie@hotmail.com nate mirror, table and chairs, moLladro. Rabbit. Retired piece. Ori- tor bike, please call 0631-17258 ginal box. #4.773 $80 eahuffie@ or 01776036101

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Orient carpets, Mir Indien red. Very beautiful handmade pieces. size: 1x170x122 1x180x122, 1x260 round about 30 years old. professional washed. €890 Navigon 7210 GPS 3 yrs old EUR azierke@gmx.de 40 Military Exclusive Maps: Al, Eur, HA, PR, USA, Can, PX/BX loc, Purchase price: $675, sell price: $500 by appt.8AM-8PM 06333-276-8370,

Panasonic Satellite Receiver w/ remote for English Sky Programming. Use the Skydigibox TUDSB40 to get free English programming. Just point dish. $75 Navigon EUR 40 Military Excl grebener@mac.com

Maps: AL Eur US Can HA PR PX/ BX Loc Eur 3 yrs old seldom used PD $675 SELL $500 obo by appt 8AM-8PM 063332768370 0491753844929 / paulaevergreen@aol.com

Panasonic TV Quintex F, Older but has great picture! Sell: $100 obo. By appt. 8AM-8PM, 063332768370, cell:01753844929 $100 paulaevergreen@aol.com

Satellite Dish and mounting bracket; Works with AFN and Sky. Available for pick-up only in Siegelbach. $70 mark.oppel@ gmail.com Siemens ceramic top-w/ 1 double & 3 reg burners 3 telescoping oven shelves for builtin stove American sized! by apt 8-8 063332768370 / +491753844929 $500 paulaevergreen@ aolcom Small shelving unit, doubles easily as TV stand. All black, minor marks. $20 OBO, $10 if collected from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012 tibrooks80@hot mail.com

SONY 5 Disk CD/DVD Player. Only plays 4. Shuffel Function for continuous play of CD's. 120V $50 stvvee@sbcglobal.net Sony Digital Audio/Video Control Center. Multi input DVD, TV, CD, AUX, VHS, Works Great Will take BEST OFFER $100 stvvee@sbcglo bal.net Sony Trinitron 25" TV, traditional (not flat screen), 7 yrs old, kept in spare office, barely used, $50, Call 0163-330-5535, Lv Msg Speck Iphone 4 Skin / Cover. Red. Brand New. $20 mark.oppel@gmail.com Studio Frig/Frzr 21"x56" frzr: 21x11" 3door& interior shelves 2 veg crspr 3 yrs old PD:200EU sell $75 By apt 8AM-8PM 063332768370 / cell: +491753844929 paulaevergreen@ aol.com online-AD: yes Sunbeam Table Top BBQ portable Grill used once $10. Can deliver to RAB Call: 06332-41560 Swarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All pieces over 20years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection! Retired pieces. Penguin mother & baby, koala bear mother and baby, Panda mother & baby, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to RAB!



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February 3, 2012

FOR SALE -- MISC All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Kaiserslautern American Two level shoe rack. $10 or free if collected from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 2012. $10 tibrooks80@hotmail.com

UMUC Psychology book in great condition, 9th edition by David Swarovski Pegasus-From the Meyers. ISBN 9781429236997 1998 "Fabulous Creatures" Se- $40 vampirene@hotmail.com ries. Retired in 1998, Asking 017627747610

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Swarovski SC Isadora & Antonio, from the trilogy (magic of dance) 2002 & 2003, w/crystal signs & displays) will sell separately, Price 299 € each obo Call: 01622762421

USA and CSA documents, coins of Germany and China, private collection, for sale piece by piece. Call between 4-7pm 015225194313 (David Frank)

Various matching area rugs / carpets 2 years old. Purchased from Swarovski, silver, crystal, trilogy Otto Gmbh great condition sell masquerade, 1999-2001, w/cry- $15-$50 obo group price 8-8 stal signs & displays, 899€ obo 063332768370 / +491753844929 paulaevergreen@aol.com Call: 0162-2762421

Table: high top white laminate table with 4 chairs. Chairs have pastel stripe seats. $80 girlpilot79@ hotmail.com. Photo online.

Very beautiful, 1xcoffee and 1xtee set, color silver, newly, phone 06303-807227 €179 azierke@ gmx.de

Tall wardrobe with internal shelf, 2 available, 20 each. One mirror door each, one translucent. Must be collected from Homburg (Saar) before 02 FEB 12 tibrooks80@hot mail.com

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The Swarovski Pierrot mesasures 8". This is the first edition of "Masquerade" series. Retired in 1999. Pics on www.classworld.eu isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

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

Twin bed w/ wooden frame Small round rolling night stand. Mattress in excellent shape and comfy. by appt 8-8 063332768370 / 0491753844929 sell: $75 all paulaevergreen@aol.com

Wood frame picture. From Ashfield Arts. Made in the UK. Paid $500. see class-world.eu for pics. email.isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Yard sale: Niedermohr, lead glass, antique household selectiTyler Perry's Madeas Big Happy on, clothes, furniture and more, Family. DVD Never opened still in please make an appointment! plastic. $5 Haley1067@gmail.com azierke@gmx.de

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Page 37 1 Female Shi-Tzu 10wk old pup for sale. All shots/papers included. Very sweet puppy, great with kids. Puppy available now! Email blanbr920@yahoo.com $700 blanbr920@yahoo.com 2 cats, 1 year old. Male is very affectionate, female is more teasing in attentions. Both fixed and current on shots. Indoor cats so far. $200 ninajohnson23@gmail.com

2 cats, 2 years old. Male is very affectionate, female is more teasing in attentions. Both fixed and current on shots. Indoor cats so far. tibrooks80@hotmail.com 5lb, brown-hair, male yorkie. 1yr old. Shots and papers are updated. Collar, bed, carrier, and leash inlcude. $750 OBO please email for pics $750 ryanlackovic@ya hoo.com

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