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Fuels Airmen break record for POTUS Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen assigned to the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight refueled Air Force One and accompanying aircraft Jan. 24 and 27 on Ramstein, breaking the previous record set here in April 2014 for refueling the U.S. leader’s aircraft. President Barack Obama and other U.S. leaders stopped at Ramstein on their way to India. Between Air Force One and its accompanying aircraft, the fuels management team pumped more than 900,000 pounds of fuel in record time. “It was stressful, but we had excellent management out there,” said Airman 1st Class Anthony Williams, 86th LRS fuels journeyman. “At any point, I knew where I was going to be and where to go, and that allowed us See FUEL, Page 2

U.S. Air Force leaders salute as Air Force One departs after a refueling Jan. 27 on Ramstein. The president made a brief stop at Ramstein for refueling before heading back to the states.

Juniper Thunder: Strengthening communication through cooperation Airman 1st Class Lamar Richerson, 1st Combat Communications Squadron transmissions systems technician, manages a satellite dish as part of exercise Juniper Thunder Jan. 29 on Ramstein. Juniper Thunder is a joint communications exercise between Air Force and Army members with the focus on establishing bilateral communications across the two branch’s networks.

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Don’t forget! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

Pilots train, keep Ramstein soaring, Page 8

SPORTS

Tip of the Week

FEATURES

Ramstein Airmen and Army Soldiers from Rhine Ordnance Barracks came together Jan. 19 on Ramstein to take part in a joint communications exercise and establish bilateral communications across the two services’ networks. Code-named Juniper Thunder, the exercise was aimed to help improve the interoperability between Air Force and Army combat communications

systems. The 17-day effort also tested how well the two services could work together to support the European Command’s No. 1 priority in Air Ballistic Missile Defense. Working inside the tents were Airmen from the 1st Combat Communications Squadron, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, and Soldiers from the 10th Army Air Missile Defense Command.

FEATURES

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

21st STB tastes burn at chili cook-off, Page 9

Ramstein stays up for Super Bowl XLIX, Page 10


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Learn to overcome failures

COMMENTARY

by Maj. Eric Tucker 509th Communications Squadron commander WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — You will fail. The question is, how will you respond? This reminds me of a parable about the carrot, egg and coffee. A senior airman was distraught when he learned he did not make staff sergeant after his first time testing. His staff sergeant supervisor saw a teaching opportunity, and the next day he filled three pots with water and placed each on a stove. After they came to a boil, he placed carrots in the first pot, eggs in the second and ground coffee in the last. After 20 minutes, he fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. He pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl. Then he ladled the coffee out into a cup. Turning to the senior airman, the staff sergeant asked, “Tell me, what do you see?” “Carrots, eggs and coffee,” the senior airman replied. Then he asked the senior airman to feel the carrots, which he did, noting they were soft and mushy. The staff sergeant then asked the senior airman to take an egg and break it. After pulling off the shell, the senior airman observed the hard-boiled egg. Finally, he asked the senior airman to sip the coffee. He smiled as he tasted the coffee with its rich aroma.

The senior airman said, “Nice, but what does all of this mean?” The staff sergeant laughed and explained that each of these objects had faced the same adversity — boiling water — but each reacted differently. “Which are you?” the staff sergeant asked. “Are you a carrot that seems strong, but with pain and adversity becomes soft and loses strength? Are you the egg that appears not to change but whose heart is hardened? Or, are you the coffee bean that changes the hot water — the very circumstances that brings the pain. When the water gets hot, it releases its fragrance and flavor. If you are like the coffee bean, when things are at their worst, your very attitude will change your environment for the better, making it sweet and palatable.” When you face failure, will you be the carrot, egg or coffee? I offer three suggestions when dealing with failure. First, own up to your failures. Don’t explain failures away. Instead, deal with them head-on. Don’t look around for other people to blame. That happens way too often today. Admit your failures and take responsiblity for them. Being accountable for your failures shows responsibility. Accepting your failure will give you the courage to apologize, if that’s appropriate to the situation. Taking ownership of your failures enables the second step — learning FAIL (First Attempt In Learning). This is how you need to view failures — a lesson on what didn’t work. While learning from your mistakes, don’t expect a miracle

recovery overnight. Take the time you need to learn the appropriate lessons. Don’t short-circuit the process. Bouncing back is good, but you want to bounce back in a healthy way and not force it. Forcing it will only hinder your opportunity for growth. The beautiful thing about failure is it teaches you the resiliency needed to cope with future failures. Also, don’t go in alone. Ask for help if you need it. I like this quote from B.F Skinner: “A failure is not always a mistake; it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” Third, with the wisdom gained from growing through your failure — thrive. Life isn’t about luck. Life is about hard work — hard work that is born from failure. Learning from failure and thriving from the growth you made will help you reach your full potential in life. We never try to fail on purpose. But, at the same time, if you stay so far away from failure, if you don’t ever push yourself to where failure is a possibility, you’re probably not pushing yourself enough. Failure presents opportunities for personal growth. It also teaches you about willpower, persistence, self-discipline and hard work. I encourage people to be empowered, take initiative and move out. Step out of your comfort zone and take a chance. There are very few “one strike and you’re out” failures in the Air Force. Be adventurous, and try something new. If you fail, own up to it, learn from it, change your circumstances and thrive! Don’t be a carrot or an egg.

to execute the mission. The president doesn’t land at every base, but this has definitely been a staple for me, and I am going to cherish it. I have very high standards after working with this team.” Fuels Airmen were determined to break their previous record time set during Obama’s last visit in 2014. The team prepared for two weeks, to ensure all logistics and planning was ready to flawlessly complete the mission. Williams said one of the most

impressive things to witness was the large number of Airmen who worked on this mission who were able to get things done without any safety issues. “Under the high-stress situation, this team performed flawlessly,” said Senior Airman Thomas Valiare, 86th LRS mobile distribution supervisor. “There were no safety mishaps reported. As fuels experts we ensure that there is no spillage or fuel dropped at all.” Senior leadership helped to mentor and motivate their team, Valiare said. “Seeing my senior leadership out

there leading the way gets me pumped up,” Valiare said. “It builds up excitement to do my job to the best of my ability. When the group sees our leaders taking the first step forward, it motivates everyone and shows the camaraderie that we have, which helps us as Airmen get the job done.” Not only do their leaders motivate the fuels Airmen, but they also teach them how to lead from the front. “It definitely helps me grow, because it allows me to look at the big picture and learn how to be an effective leader on such a big mission,” Williams said.

Ramstein’s mission is unlike any other in the Air Force, and with such busy workloads, Airmen are challenged to perform to the best of their abilities. “Hearing the expectations of Ramstein coming from a stateside base, I was told you are going to work,” Valiare said. “The mission here is a beast, but with our team we can conquer anything. We are the best. Valiare said it was an absolute honor to work on Air Force One, but working with his team on a mission that important is one of the most rewarding parts.

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CMSAF visits Airmen, stresses importance of USAFE mission by Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

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hief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, Athena, met with Airmen from bases around U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa during a visit Jan. 25 to 31 to thank them and their families for their service and to discuss the future of USAFE. Cody specifically chose to visit Airmen at eight bases throughout Europe that have a small footprint but provide an important capability to USAFE and its mission partners. “We do have bigger bases in Europe,” Cody said, “but the smaller units have great Airmen performing extremely important missions for our country and partners.” The importance of these missions remains crucial to the effectiveness of USAFE’s “Forward, Ready, Now!” posture, Cody said. “This theater remains as important today as it ever has,” he said. “We have a long standing commitment to our partners here and NATO. We have the smallest Air Force in our history, but we are more globally engaged as a country than ever before. If we are going to accomplish anything, we are going to have to do that with our partners globally.” Because of that commitment, the U.S. Air Force has had to make tough decisions in many regards, which ultimately led to the decision to divest multiple bases in the United Kingdom over the next seven years. The biggest of those bases is RAF Mildenhall, home to nearly 4,000 U.S. Airmen and local civilians. “Everyone loves Mildenhall,” Cody said. “I understand the emotional connection to the base and the relationships with the local community. But at the end of the day, we can do the missions that we need to do out of other locations in a more efficient and effective way.” Cody emphasized that the reasoning behind these decisions was strategically and financially driven. “We don’t have excess Airmen in our Air Force,” Cody said. “We have had a longstanding relationship in this theater; it spans five decades. We continue to place Airmen in strategic places so airpower can be projected globally. It is critical to our national security and the security of our partners.” He also added that the decision will not affect mission capabilities. “When you think about the overall capability in Europe, it’s not going to change in any way. But by doing this consolidation, we are going to save approximately $500 million every year. I think everyone in our Air Force and our partners will agree that given the limited resources, we cannot afford not to do this,” Cody said. As the Air Force goes through changes, Cody said it is important to remain resilient. Airmen are encouraged to adopt and internal-

Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks with the audience during a chief recognition ceremony Jan. 30 on Ramstein. In his speech, Cody congratulated the newly selected chief master sergeants on their career accomplishments.

ize the four pillars of Comprehensive Airman Fitness: physical, mental, social, spiritual. “When you think about programs like RUfit, the real essence is how we are communicating the resources that we have to bolster resiliency within our Air Force community,” he said. Cody said that ultimately it’s about genuinely knowing your Airmen, because they are our most valuable resource. “These pillars are all aspects of every human being’s life, and if you don’t know your people in any of those aspects, you’re not really going to know where they are,” Cody said. “If they are struggling with one of those areas and we are not helping them, there is a great potential for failure. “The basis, however, for all successes in our mission rests with the professional development of our enlisted force,” he continued. “To get an idea of where our enlisted force is headed, all we have to do is look to our history.” Cody said it takes every generation of Airmen to continue to build on the previous generation. “We will be a better force in 10 or 15 years, just like I would tell you we are a better force today than we were 10 to 15 years ago,” he said. “Whether it be innovation, how we professionally develop or how we recognize and document performance, these are all important to becoming a better force. There has always been a commitment to that and if you look at how far we have come, it is a great predictor of how far we will go.” Cody closed by reminding the Airmen of USAFE-AFAFRICA that what they do will have a lasting effect on the mission and the future of the U.S. presence in Europe. “Athena and I couldn’t be more appreciative of you all,” Cody said. “Anytime we have an opportunity to address our Airmen, we want them to hear that directly from us. We are certainly in dynamic times in our military. If you look at the stability globally or the mission changes within your own backyard, that fact is evident. But it’s important to know that our Airmen and their families are our No. 1 priority.”

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“Traditionally, 1st CBCS doesn’t interact with our Army brethren in the same manner as we have during this exercise,” said 1st Lt. Francis Gudez, 1st CBCS lead exercise evaluation team member. “It’s a great experience for our Airmen to have this interaction and change our thought process from one of a separate ‘blue and green’ force to a joint ‘purple’ force. In real world operations, we are expected to work jointly and these Juniper Thunder exercises prepare us for that moment.” Made up of 70 military personnel and more than $40 million worth of equipment, Juniper Thunder presented realistic scenarios to help identify complications within the networks used between the partnering services. “Being a part of Juniper Thunder and exercises like it help identify interoperability issues in a controlled environment,” said Army Capt. John Verwiel, 10th AAMDC. “Now, we are working to fix those concerns during the exercise, so we don’t have these issues when we deploy together and fight. “Undergoing a shared experience with our Air Force counterparts will add to the common understanding of the global security climate in which we operate,” Verwiel continued. “Training together now will help foster a more secure setting downrange.” During the exercise, the 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, as well as director of C4/Cyber, U.S. European Command, Brig. Gen. Welton Chase Jr., visited and spoke with Airmen and Soldiers to better understand what processes can be improved upon. “It is important for us to locate any problems and address it with upper leadership before they occur during a real world mission,” said Airman 1st Class Cyrus Marvin, 1st CBCS network operations technician. “Each unit here, Air Force and Army, provides a significant level of support in a virtually seamless operation, and can only strengthen it by eliminating any imperfections found.” Though Juniper Thunder was scheduled to end Thursday, the Airmen and Soldiers will continue to reinforce their joint capabilities and sustain their role in providing the combatant command the tools necessary to make the right decision, at the right time.


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Reported Larcenies JAN. 27

Landstuhl — One laptop, one jar of coins, make-up, perfume and one bag of scarfs.

JAN. 27

4:45 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Schönenberg-Kübelberg. 6:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl. 12:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl. 3 p.m.: A breaking and entering and larceny of private property were reported in Landstuhl. 5 p.m.: A breaking and entering and larceny of private property were reported in Landstuhl.

JAN. 28

3 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 30

5:05 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl.

JAN. 31

6:20 a.m.: Damage to private property was reported in Kaiserslautern. 5:30 p.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

Closures

Take Note

• The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Office will close at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for training. For appliance emergencies, call the FMO Appliance Section at 4896943/8156. • The Baumholder Library, located in Bldg. 8332 on Smith Barracks, will be closed until Feb. 14 for maintenance. The library will reopen Feb. 17. For details, call 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740. • The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Office will be closed Feb. 16 in observation of a holiday. • Baumholder’s indoor swimming pool will be closed for annual maintenance until Feb. 28 with a tentative reopening date of March 3. This is annual preventative maintenance that helps to ensure a safe and healthy swimming environment for all patrons. For details, call 4857093/6575 or 06783-6-7093/6575.

Clinic closures

In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the Ramstein Clinic announced its closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training. Closures are as follows: Feb. 16 (Washington’s birthday); March 12 (MDG training day); April 3 (family day); April 9 and May 7, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (MDG training days); May 25 (Memorial Day); June 11 (MDG training day); and June 12 (family day). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687 or janelle.quinn@us.af.mil.

Black History Month

Landstuhl — One plastic safe, one Social Security card, collectable coins and one laptop.

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10:30 p.m.: Theft of private and government property from a vehicle was reported in Niedermohr. 11:20 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Katzweiler.

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9:30 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident after making a false statement was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:13 p.m.: A minor traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl.

Black History Month committee will sponsor the following events: • Three-on-three, 21-point co-ed basketball competition, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 13 to 14 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. For details, call 480-6366 or email aflady22@gmail. com. • Reading program “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture,” 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Feb. 17 to 20 at Ramstein Elementary School. For details, email latasa.tate@us.af.mil. • Art display and music showcase, 2 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. For details, email sebrinamorris@yahoo.com. • Health expo, 2 p.m. Feb. 28 in the KMCC food court. For details, call 480-4480 or 480-2721.

Road blocked

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

AAFES essay contest

To recognize the unique contributions of military service members and their families, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is hosting a yearlong “Because of You” program with new prizes each month. The program kicks off with a chance to win a $10,000, $5,000 or $2,000 Exchange gift card. Authorized Exchange shoppers can enter the Proud to Serve essay contest until Saturday by writing an essay of 300 words or less detailing why they are proud to serve. Essays can be submitted to BecauseOfYou@ aafes.com with “Why I Serve” in the subject line. Proud to Serve essay contest winners will

be notified no later than Feb. 19. Complete rules can be found at www.shopmyexchange.com/ sweepstakes or at www.facebook.com/AAFES. BX.PX.

Benefit gala

The Ramstein Air Force Association will sponsor “Dancing with the Stars,” a benefit gala, at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested competitors should contact Senior Airman Josiah Austin at 0160-91381564.

Special events in KMC

Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor this year’s Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair June 26 to 28. Cities and union communities of the State of Rheinland-Pfalz, charity organizations as well as military forces will participate in the fair to demonstrate who they are and what they have to offer. The event will include live music, dance performances, displays and a farmers market. Organizers expect more than 180,000 visitors. Landstuhl will celebrate its Sickingen year with special exhibitions throughout 2015, and castle event days will take place May 7 to 10 featuring a medieval market and music performances.

Sleep, pain research study

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

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A&FRC teaches money management by Senior Airman Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Regardless of rank, age, service or marital status, all Department of Defense employees must manage money; however, effectively managing money can be a daunting task to accomplish. The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center stands poised to tackle the job in a few ways to help DOD members in all stages of their military career. “There are primarily two classes we teach,” said Kyle Lambert, 86th Force Support Squadron personal financial specialist. “We teach ‘Managing your Money,’ which is a class that encompasses all of our program areas inside finance.” In Managing your Money, service members receive information about setting up a budget, building up savings, reducing debt, setting shortand long-term goals, and investing. Though the financial specialists at the A&FRC can’t tell people where or how to spend their money, they can show individuals the different options available to them. “We are more like financial educators versus financial advisers,” said Chris Lowry, 86th FSS supervisory community readiness consultant. “We educate and empower. We tell you what you need to do get on the right path.” There is one investment option the A&FRC financial specialists emphasize. “We teach a class called ‘Understanding TSP,’” Lambert said. “It teaches about the basics of investing with the Thrift Savings Plan, the government retirement plan.”

The A&FRC plans to get the classes down to one hour to minimize the time impact they have on service members’ jobs. There are other classes the financial specialists teach depending on which stage a service member is in during their career. Other classes include a course at the First Term Airman Center when the newest Airmen arrive to their first duty station. Another program is called “Ditching the Dorms,” which is designed for Airmen planning to move out of the dorms. Airmen can participate in this program on their own or at the request of their leadership starting with their direct supervisors. The A&FRC also teaches a course during the “Transition, Goals, Plan, Success” workshop, which helps Airmen make the transition from military to civilian life. The financial specialists are also available to attend group gatherings, such as commanders’ calls. While the group sessions are there to quickly reach a larger number, Lambert said he does more one-on-one financial sessions. The one-on-one sessions allow individuals to be more honest about their financial situation as some people are not comfortable speaking about money in front of their leadership or a group, he said. “We look closer at a debt management plan, set up a power pay reduction or look at investing ideas,” Lambert said. One tool the financial service specialists give to service members is powerpay.org. It is a free website that helps people snowball their debt. Lambert said it shows people exactly how much money they will be paying based on interest rates. It helps them to pay down their debt faster without adding more to the regular payments. The A&FRC’s accredited financial

specialists conduct between one and four one-on-one sessions per day, depending on their workload with classes. This helps to ensure they give adequate attention to an individual or family’s concerns. Walk-ins are possible, but they are reserved for Air Force Aid emergencies. “You can’t plan an emergency, but you can budget for them,” Lambert said. “We prefer appointments so you aren’t waiting in the lobby for someone to possibly be able to see you.” By setting up appointments, financial specialists are also able to send budgeting tools to service members to help prepare for the private session, helping to eliminate some of the stress with tackling the task. “When it comes to building a budget, the most important numbers are surplus and deficit,” Lambert said. “If you’re living within your means, you have a surplus. If you’re living negatively, that means the budget may not be accurate or you are living on someone else’s money in order to get by.” To further help service members save money and get on a path to financial success, the A&FRC is gearing up for the Military Saves Campaign from Feb. 23 to 27. “The campaign is to help people reduce debt and build wealth,” Lambert said. “We are bringing in financial educators to teach classes, and we will teach some classes. We encourage people to go to militarysaves.org, click on the ‘Take the Pledge’ graphic to pull a free credit score and credit report to develop their own plan (might not work from military computers), or they can come in here.” For more information about the personal financial readiness services and the Military Saves Campaign, contact the A&FRC at 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100.

903rd CCBN Soldiers deploy to Africa in support of Operation Observant Compass by Rachel Clark 409th Contracting Support Brigade Soldiers from the 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion were in Africa providing contracting support services for a Special Operations Command Africa-led operation. The contracting team deployed to Entebbe, Uganda, in support of Operation Observant Compass. Contracting support services included various support services and infrastructure needs, said Maj. Justin De Armond, 903rd CCBn. contracting officer. “We provided cus-

tomer contract support for radio station upgrades, repair and maintenance services, short message services, and other communication needs that helped to shape multinational operations against the Lord’s Resistance Army,” Armond said. “We also ensured there were trained contracting officer representatives on the ground and made sure everything went according to plan. This line of effort against the LRA was one of the main efforts as it proved the most fruitful in the destabilization of Joseph Kony’s forces.” The team is part of the 409th Contracting

Support Brigade and augmented the 414th Contracting Support Brigade. The primary mission of the team was to administer the Logistic Civil Augmentation Program task order supporting OOC. “Our team was there providing contract administrative services with an estimated value of $54 million and provide expeditionary contracting support,” said Lt. Col. Daryl “Gwen” Devera-Waden, 903rd CCBn. commander. Ontario Flowers, 903rd CCBn. contracting officer, said part of See deploy, next page

French army 2nd Lt. Vivien Mole, a cadet at the French Combined Armed School, determines his pace count prior to conducting a land navigation course Jan. 28 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

French army cadet learns the ropes Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Throughout the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, French army cadets from the French Combined Armed School have been shadowing

young officers as a part of an English language utilization and orientation visit designed to enhance linguistic skills and provide cadets with their first operational contact with U.S. allies. Cadets with the Combined Armed See cadet, next page


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Air traffic controllers pave way for pilots by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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hat would happen if pilots flew without knowing where other aircraft were in the sky? There would be confusion. To eliminate the doubt from the minds of flyers, air traffic controllers are there to ensure mission success. Air traffic controllers are the eyes that help pilots maneuver through the air space around them. They ensure safe air traffic flow by informing aircraft of their whereabouts in relation to other aircraft. “It is understood pilots are generally quite occupied with the task at hand,” said Staff Sgt. Levi Rodney, 86th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller. “Although they may be very

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English training,” Mole said. “It’s also given me the opportunity to learn platoon-leading skills, as well as learn how other armies work. “It’s been very interesting, because I have been able to see how we do things the same way as well as how we do things differently,” he continued. One of the differences Mole noticed was how the U.S. Army utilizes both a commanding officer and a senior noncommissioned officer to create a “command team,” a unique approach not found in the French army. During his time with the 212th CSH, Mole has spent time with leaders at multiple levels and has been learning the differences in how each individual leader works and operates. “He’s had the opportunity to learn a lot of leadership qualities from shadowing different people,” Kress said. “Everyone has a different leadership style, and he’s been able to shadow executive officers, people within the various shops, and he’s also been in the weeds with the NCOs, watching them and

operations that come through Ramstein to occur because we have so much air traffic.” Military controllers are slightly different than civilian controllers. The qualifications and certifications are the same, but military controllers conduct a lot of specialized training, are required to conduct tactical aircraft movement and may have to perform their tasks under fire. “When I retrained into this career field, I was impressed by seeing Airmen with the ability to manage extremely difficult tasks, work hard and ensure the mission of our command is conducted safely every day,” Rodney said. Air traffic controllers provide pilots with a clear picture and remove the uncertainty of the circumstances a pilot might endure.

learning from their leadership styles.” On top of passing along leadership skills and knowledge, members of the 212th CSH have enjoyed the opportunity to show off their profession to a foreign soldier. “He got to experience going through the (the chemical warfare trainer) and conducting (land navigation), as well as setting up an internalization of a hospital,” Kress said. “He’s pretty much covered all of the basics for this unit. “Everyone’s been really receptive to him, and they like having him around,” she added. “They all like sharing what they do with him.” One of the most important aspects of the program is the continuation of building on the relationships with partner nations. While maintaining strong relationships with allies has always been a priority for the U.S. Army, recent world events have prompted a renewed emphasis on the NATO Alliance. “It’s important because it’s very difficult for a single country to do everything alone,” Mole said. “You may

be able to conduct small operations by yourself, but if you want to conduct lasting operations, you have to cooperate with other countries.” “It’s important for us to

the contracting teams’ mission was to ensure all the services LOGCAP brings to support the special operations forces personnel in the field are executing well and are responsive to their needs, especially as the requirements change. LOGCAP brings a unique solution to contracting in Africa and can be quickly exercised to meet needs in an expedient manner. “Working with the local economy was an evolving educational process,” Flowers said. “I loved teaching and guiding them on conducting business with the U.S. government in order to promote the local economy. I guess you can say that I’ve developed a great business relationship with them, because they know that I’m fair and ethical in every aspect that I conduct business with them.” OOC has been operating since the fall 2011 and is currently approved by the president to operate through fall 2015. maintain good relationships with our allies, and I think this is a good environment to foster that,” Kress added. “I think it makes us stronger as allies.”

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School participate in a twoyear program designed to help former military members gain a commission within the French army. One such cadet, French army 2nd Lt. Vivien Mole, is participating in the language program as he works alongside officers and Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade’s 212th Combat Support Hospital. “We sponsor cadets throughout the year, and it’s special for (Mole), because he’s from a foreign service,” said 1st Lt. Amanda Kress, executive officer for Alpha Company, 212th CSH. Programs such as these are “important, because we get to foster young cadets and influence them in a way that will help them in their future,” Kress said. The program is designed to help foreign officers with language training, however it also serves to highlight the various differences on how partner nations’ militaries conduct operations. “The main purpose for being here has been for

skilled in their field, they do not have the means or the capability to monitor all the conditions of the airfield and all relevant air traffic.” The 86th OSS communicates with all aircraft up to a few thousand feet high and within a few miles in all directions. They are an important piece of the puzzle in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa mission, which provides combat airlift, enables strategic capabilities and directs air operations in a theater spanning three continents. “They’re essential because they control the airspace, have great situational awareness and, through communication, ensure safe operations,” said Capt. Matthew Miller, 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilot. “Without them, it would be impossible for all the

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Pilots train, keep Ramstein soaring Photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

First Lt. Robert Stephenson, 37th Airlift Squadron co-pilot, prepares for a training mission in a C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 22 on Ramstein.

First Lt. Robert Stephenson, 37th Airlift Squadron co-pilot, reads flight plans before a training mission Jan. 22 on Ramstein. During the mission, Stephenson and the pilot flew 7,000 feet for approximately three hours to maintain proficiency. First Lt. Robert Stephenson, 37th Airlift Squadron co-pilot, prepares for a training mission in a C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 22 on Ramstein. Using its loading ramp and door, the C-130 can accommodate a wide variety of oversized cargo, including everything from utility helicopters and six-wheeled armored vehicles to standard palletized cargo and military personnel.

First Lt. Robert Stephenson and Capt. Kenneth Jubb, 37th Airlift Squadron pilots, go over mission planning Jan. 22 on Ramstein. The intent of the mission was to train the pilots in flying at 7,000 feet and performing a simulated cargo drop to maintain proficiency.

Capt. Kenneth Jubb, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, performs pre-flight checks on a C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 22. The aircraft is capable of taking off and landing on rough dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas.


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21st STB tastes burn at chili cook-off

a 21st TSC family member. “I won last year with my secret recipe hot sauce.” After the judges made their rounds and ate up a sweat, the three winners were announced. The Best Traditional Chili As Soldiers entered the building, they Award went to Cordula Richards, a member were immediately hit with the smell comof the 21st TSC support operations team, ing from a nearby open door. A mixture of for her Flavor Bursting Explosion Chili; the savory and sweet aromas filled the air and Non-Traditional Chili Award went to Chaz drew in passers-by. It was the smell of chili Perusich for her Buffalo Chicken Chili; and — a winter tradition used for a good cause. Five-Alarm: The Most Spicy Award went to The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Benedicta Arthur for her Spicy Chili Corn 21st Special Troops Battalion hosted its Bread Pudding. Each winner was presented annual chili cook-off to raise money for with an engraved glass mug. the STB family readiness group Jan. 29 on “I don’t know if it was just one or all the Panzer Kaserne. chili I’ve tasted today, but I am sweating,” Soldiers, Department of the Army civilsaid Col. Matthew Redding, 21st TSC chief ians and family members were all invited Command Sgt. Maj. Brian K. Mainor, 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s of staff and one of the chili cook-off judges. 21st Special Troops Battalion command sergeant major, holds up a spoon full of chili to taste the flavor and feel the burn of 10 during the 21st STB annual chili cook-off Jan. 29 on Panzer Kaserne. “We have our winners here, but if you pardifferent chili flavors prepared and donated ticipated in this great event, then you are all by 21st TSC Soldiers and their families. A $5 entry week. Just like last year, this was a great success.” winners in my book.” fee secured each attendee three taster cups, one full The “Always Ready” battalion also provided The crowd of 21st TSC Soldiers and DA civilbowl of their favorite chili and a drink to put out incentives to their chili culinarians in the form ians socialized and ate chili for over an hour. As the the fire. The money raised will go toward future of prizes. Four judges from throughout the 21st event came to an end, one STB leader and judge had FRG functions, said Maj. Ryan Perusich, 21st STB TSC tasted each chili and cast their vote for Best something to say about the event. executive officer. Traditional Chili, Best Non-Traditional Chili and “This event is all about bringing our Soldiers and “In the last few months, we have been throwing Five-Alarm: The Most Spicy. Each competitor families together and to build the bonds between around ideas to raise money for the FRG, and this brought different flavors and secret recipes to the us,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Brian K. Mainor, 21st event was a huge success last year,” Perusich said. competition. STB command sergeant major. “There was some “We also wanted our event to coincide with the “I am competing for the Non-Traditional Chili amazing food here today. There is no better way to Super Bowl this year, which is why we chose this with my Buffalo Chicken Chili,” said Chaz Perusich, bring together a group of Soldiers than good chow.” Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs


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Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

Seattle Seahawks fans celebrate after their team scored a touchdown against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLIX Feb. 1 on Ramstein. New England won the Super Bowl after stopping Seattle in the final minute of the game.

Ramstein stays up for Super Bowl XLIX

Fans watch as the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots compete in Super Bowl XLIX. In a close game, New England was crowned the champion.

A fan watches Super Bowl XLIX while working out Feb. 1 at the Ramstein Northside Fitness Center.

Fans stand during the national anthem prior to kickoff.

Fans participate in a hot-wing-eating contest prior to the start of Super Bowl XLIX.


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Word Scramble Unscramble these European countries

iblAnAA irAutsA mieugbl iAlbugrA CriAtAo hruCipblzeCCe

AekDmrn sAnoiet ilAnnDF nrCeAF yAmrneg egerCe

AnsWers: AlbAniA | AustriA | belgium | bulgAriA | CroAtiA | CzeCh republiC | DenmArk | estoniA | FinlAnD | FrAnCe | germAny | greeCe |

Share your adventures with Capt. Spanky Greetings, my faithful, furless followers. I hope the first couple of months of 2015 have been exciting. This year is looking well for traveling within the European Union. My little nub can’t stay still just thinking about the places I’m going to allow my humans to take me this year. Being stationed at Ramstein allows us to travel to so many places with little to no hassle. On any given weekend, I could be in any of a number of different countries for a small sum of euro. How awesome is that? You know, what makes these trips even more spectacular is that I get to share my adventures with you. I get to tell you about the sights, the sounds and, of course, the food! Hmmm. I’m sorry. I promise I won’t drool over my little keyboard. I’m sure my human wouldn’t be too happy about having to buy me another one. Seriously, I enjoy these times I can share my stories with you, but I know I can’t be the only one traveling. So, I would love to hear about your adventures. I want to hear about your experiences. Tell me about what you saw, heard, felt, smelled and tasted. Let

me know about the different cultures you’ve been exposed to. I want to know about the museums, restaurants, hills, trees, lakes, town squares, trees, historical sites, mountains and valleys, and did I mention the trees? Whether you decide to share your story through photos or a written tale, I look forward to hearing them. Send your adventure stories to 86aw. pa.commandinformation@us.af.mil. Until next time, safe travels wherever your adventures take you.

Recipe of the week

Cheese salad

Servings 10 IngredIents: 200 grams gouda cheese or other hard cheese, cubed 2 tablespoons fresh chives 1/2 yellow or red onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil or sunflower oil Salt and pepper, to taste dIrectIons: • Cut the cheese into cubes about 1/4 inch thick.

• Toss the cheese with the chives, diced onion and the bell pepper. • Mix together the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Pour the marinade over the top of the vegetables and cheese. • Serve the salad on a piece of salad green, such as chicory or radicchio. or, you can also serve it in pastry puffs or shells. *If making ahead of time, drain the liquid before filling into pastry puffs or onto salad greens.


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USO takes new spin on music tour Photos by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales

Members of the KMC talk with disc jokey SuperVision as he plays for service members Jan. 30 on Ramstein. DJ SuperVision and three other DJs played for Airmen, Soldiers and civilians on base as part of a USO Electronic Dance Music tour.

Members of the KMC dance to a song played by touring disc jockeys.

Soldiers, Airmen and civilians dance to electronic dance music on Ramstein.

Members of the KMC dance to a song played by the Electronic Dance Music USO tour Jan. 31 on Ramstein.

A technician for the USO Electronic Dance Music tour manages the light display as a disc jockey plays for service members on Ramstein.


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86th LRS protects Airmen around globe Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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rotecting Air Force resources is a nonstop effort. In order to do so, service members need to have the proper equipment and protection when deployed to various locations around the globe. The 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron individual protective equipment team ensures Airmen are properly issued the necessary gear used in deployed locations. “Our overall mission here at IPE is to provide all of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa (personnel) with protective equipment, including chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive gear, Kevlar hel-

mets, individual body armor and weapons,” said Tech Sgt. Jorge Fernandez, 86th LRS individual protective equipment NCOIC. The IPE team tracks, records and manages all the equipment issued to Airmen on Ramstein. The IPE team serves service members of all ranks, in-processing and outprocessing. “The gear we are issuing saves lives,” said Senior Airman Zachary Kettner, 86th LRS IPE journeyman. Providing customers with faster service was the driving force behind them winning the 86th Airlift Wing Innovator of the Month award in October 2014. According to the team, after a year of coordination with the Air Force Material Command, the 86th LRS IPE team finished installing a $244,000 mechanized material handling system. The system equipped USAFE’s

Senior Airman Zachary Kettner, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron individual protective equipment journeyman, tracks the number of Kevlar vests in a container Jan. 28 on Ramstein. The IPE team services all of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa with protective equipment, including chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives gear, Kevlar helmets, individual body armors and weapons.

largest mobility armory with a new weapons rack mounted on a mobile storage system. The innovation reduced the time it takes to issue a

weapon to a service member from 25 minutes to 10 minutes. “At the end of the day you get the personal satisfaction of helping anyone from air-

man basic all the way up to a general, because you know what you’re doing will make them a lot safer when they are downrange,” Fernandez said.


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Kaiserslautern Evangelical

Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion Children’s Church available

Meeting in Ev.-Luth. St. Michaelis Church, Karpfenstr. 7, 67655 Kaiserslautern E-mail: kaiserslautern@selk.de or call 0631-64327 for directions. www.KELC.eu Scott Morrison, Pastor A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

Teaching the village, reaching the world!

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

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Women tie the men working in the town hall to a fountain and charge them a fee to be released during “Altweiberfasching,” or old women’s Fasching.

Women storm town halls Thursday Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule

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

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Religious Education (grades K-8): 11 a.m. Sundays Confession: 11:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass: noon Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Religious Education (following Mass) Confession: 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Confession: 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services

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

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

Youth Group Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) “Plugged In” Middle School Youth Group: 2-4 p.m. Sundays Café Dinner (for students and their families): 4:15-5:15 p.m. Sundays “The Rock” High School Youth Group: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays More information: www.kmcyouth.com Protestant Youth of the Chapel Ramstein North Chapel "Vision" Middle School Ministry Tuesdays 3:15-5:00pm "Salvage" High School Ministry Tuesdays 7:00-8:45pm Vogelweh Chapel Teen Bible Study Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com

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

At 11:11 a.m. Thursday, women from the Ramstein-Miesenbach community will storm the local town hall in celebration of “Altweiberfasching,” or old women’s Fasching, which is one of the craziest days during Fasching season. Altweiberfasching is always observed the Thursday before Rose Monday. Traditionally, women dress as old hags or witches and meet in the morning to walk down the street, sing songs and storm the town halls in some communities. These women constantly look for victims — men wearing ties. As soon as they see a man with a tie — on the street, in a store, in an office — they get out a pair of scissors and “attack” the man, cutting off his tie. Men should beware of women with scissors on this day. Depending on the area in which the tie cutting is performed, the woman might ask the man to either buy her a drink or lose the tie, or she cuts the tie and kisses the man. Women are allowed to act crazy that day and have fun without their “better halves.”

KMC Assembly of God Church

The tradition of women participating in Fasching dates back to the 15th century. During sermons, priests complained about the exchange of clothing between women and men. In 1558, the city council of Überlingen at Lake Constance was forced to prohibit women’s Fasching celebrations in female taverns and dormitories because of women’s indecent behavior. But the women referred to their female rights, such as drinking and dancing during specific Fasching days. Altweiberfasching also marks the status of women in the 15th and 16th century. Wives had well-defined rights since they were the budget keepers. During the crazy season, they sat in judgment of other women who didn’t clean the house or didn’t take care of the children. Later, in several towns in Southern Germany, it became customary to sit in judgment of men. Women usually met in the conference rooms of town halls. That’s why nowadays women still “storm” the town halls on Altweiberfasching to take control and become fully liberated as on no other day. See AltweiberfAsching, next page

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

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

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

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Protestant Services

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DCR offers English-spoken guided museum tour The Docu Center Ramstein will offer an English-spoken guided tour through its current special exhibition at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Museum im Westrich in RamsteinMiesenbach. The display called “Americans ‌â€? is a brochure with caricatures published in 1954 in Kaiserslautern. Renowned German caricaturists present the consequences and effects of the presence of Americans stationed here. It is considered a unique document of these years but still valid today. DCR also shows off cartoons from its inventory and “Funnies,â€? cartoons from early editions of the Stars and Stripes and former base newspapers, such as the Landstuhl News. German caricaturist Uwe Herrmann, who works for the local daily paper Die Rheinpfalz, is featured at the museum. The exhibition displays

Photos by DCR

Visitors of the “Americans ...� display in Ramstein-Miesenbach can admire cartoons created by Americans in the 1950s.

enjoyable to satiric examples of the German and American perception of alleged strengths and weaknesses of the other sides. DCR chief Michael Geib and Dr. Claudia Gross, scientific assistant, will take guests on the guided tour. Admission is free. The Center of Documentation and Exhibition of the History of the Americans in Rhineland-Palatinate opened in 2007 and collects unique material and historical documents of

AltweiberfAsching, from Page 16 During the storming of the RamsteinMiesenbach town hall, women in disguise will capture men in their offices, take them outdoors and tie them to the “Narrenbrunnen,â€? or fool’s fountain. Then, the “Altweiberâ€? will cut the men’s ties. Captives will be set free only after paying a fine of â‚Ź1.11. Traditionally, the ties are hung up as trophies. Men should also watch out because it’s not always women in disguise who attack and cut the ties. Attacks can also come from normally dressed women in the workplace. Some men don’t like to participate in the event, so they won’t wear a tie that day or they will choose to wear one they don’t like. In some communities, the day will close out with Fasching parties and dances. A big Altweiberfasching party will start at 8:11 p.m. Thursday in Ramstein-Miesenbach’s RAMSTEIN

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the last 60 years regarding U.S. presence in the state. The exhibition will be open through Feb. 28. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. On Thursday, the center is open until 6 p.m. The Museum im Westrich is located on Miesenbacher Strasse 1 in Ramstein-Miesenbach. (Information provided by Docu Center Ramstein)

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The exhibition “Americans ...� in the Museum im Westrich also highlights cartoons from base newspapers.

Haus des Bßrgers. The band Habachtaler will perform, and during the band’s breaks, disc jockey Andi will provide musical entertainment. Advance tickets are available at the ticket office in the Haus des Bßrgers for ₏8; tickets at the door cost ₏10. One of the most famous Altweiberfasching parties in the KMC will take place in the village of Niederkirchen. Doors open at 7 p.m. Thursday in the local community hall, called Westpfalzhalle. The Muppets will make an appearance and a DJ will provide the dance music. Tickets at the door cost ₏12. The Kaiserslautern carnival club KVK will start its traditional Altweiberfasching event at 7 p.m. in its club house, Kalause 11, Kaiserslautern. Another Altweiberfasching dance party will start at 8 p.m. Thursday in Erfenbach’s Kreuzsteinhalle. The band Favorits will perform. Tickets cost ₏9. Men will be admitted free until 10 p.m.

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Sunday Worship Gatherings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 5:15 p.m.

community church Keeping it real, relational and relevant

August-SĂźssdorf Strasse 8 Ramstein-Miesenbach 06371- 407 808 info@frontlinecommunity.org www.frontlinecommunity.org

Roman Catholic North Chapel Mass and Distribution of Ashes 0700 1130 1730

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Liturgical Service with Communion 1700

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It’s not too late Scouts, families triumph in year’s most fun event to vaccinate Story and photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

by Capt. Marilou Mote and Staff Sgt. Maria Rodriguez 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health

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he flu vaccine is still available to active-duty members and eligible beneficiaries through the Ramstein immunizations clinic. Flu viruses are constantly evolving, and it’s not unusual for new seasonal viruses to appear each year. Therefore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to recommend getting vaccinated, especially since the flu season can last as late as May. Though some of the viruses spreading this season are different from those in the vaccine, vaccination can still provide protection and may reduce severe outcomes, such as hospitalization and death. The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu is by following the CDC’s “Take 3” actions: take time to get the flu vaccine, take preventive actions every day to stop the spread of germs, and take flu antiviral drugs if prescribed by a doctor. Preventive actions include covering the nose and mouth with a tissue when sneezing or coughing; washing hands frequently with soap and water (use an alcohol-based hand rub if soap and water are not available); not touching the eyes, nose and mouth; avoiding contact with sick people; and limiting contact with others to keep from infecting them. Most people who get the flu recover between a few days to less than two weeks without medical treatment. The CDC recommends these individuals stay home and avoid contact with others. Antivirals are only recommended by the CDC for more extreme situations, such as when a sick individual requires hospitalization or belongs to a high-risk group (children younger than 5, adults 65 and older, pregnant women, people with chronic conditions and those who are immunosuppressed). Signs and symptoms of flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, fatigue and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. Those with the flu may experience all or only some of these symptoms. Anyone who experiences difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, purple or blue lip discoloration, pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen, sudden dizziness, confusion, severe or persistent vomiting, seizures, and flu-like symptoms that improve but return with fever and worse cough should seek medical attention. Only those who are very sick should go to the emergency room. In an emergency, call 112 or call Landstuhl Regional Medical Center at 590-4100 or 06371-9464-4100-8106/7184. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/flu or www.who.int/topics/influenza/en.

Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson may face stiff competition in a decade or so if the biggest race of the Scouting year is any indication. Around 100 Cub Scouts, their siblings and adult volunteers from Pack 69, comprised almost entirely of Kaiserslautern-area military families, converged on the Vogelweh Elementary School cafeteria Jan. 24 for food, fast-paced fun and the annual Pinewood Derby. Some 58 cars constructed by Tiger Cubs, Wolves, Bears, Webelos, siblings and adult family members competed by den or open category in an afternoon punctuated by close finishes, cheering Scouts, tasty treats and hijinks. The top three finishers in each den or category won trophies and a year’s worth of bragging rights, with the top three pack performances earning special recognition. Pack automakers employed a variety of designs and decor. Competing cars ranged from hotrods, tactical vehicles and “spaceships” piloted by robots to virtually unadorned blocks of wood. A “Batmobile” and a skateboard competed, and a “police cruiser” promptly pursued them down the wooden track. “The Pinewood Derby is our signature event,” said Maj. Michael J. Swienton of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, the Pack “cubmaster,” or senior leader. “A lot of work and a lot of expression go into the event. They learn a lot and use a variety of skills — design, artistry, woodwork, painting, even public speaking.” The cubmaster personally arranged most of the public speaking opportunities, transforming himself into a “roving reporter” during the derby and conducting live “interviews” with Scouts and participating sisters between heats. Their analysis of design techniques, family automotive efforts and racing results added color and creativity as well as trademark Scout humor to the event. An engineer by trade, Swienton encourages Scouts to apply — or at least consider — scientific principles as they design and construct cars. “At the higher end, the Scouts are actually thinking about design, aerodynamics and all the factors that

Boy Scouts Braeden Jepsen and Ty Ducheny prepare to launch four pinewood derby cars along the wooden racing course during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby Jan. 24 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

influence the speed of the cars,” he said. “The skill level is obviously a little lower for the younger kids. They’re relying a little more on the dads, but they’re involved in the planning, the decoration and all the preparation for the event.” The derby inculcates values as well as woodworking skills. “They learn sportsmanship and teamwork,” Swienton said. “Not every kid can win every trophy, but he can be part of a team and enjoy the camaraderie of participating with the other Scouts and supporting each other. And even if his car isn’t the fastest, it might be the coolest — it might have the best design or look like a cool video game or spaceship. Maybe next year, his car wins a trophy and the other Scouts cheer him on.” Alvina Cooley, Troop 69 scoutmaster, whose eight Boy Scout volunteers played a major role in organizing and conducting the event, said the big lesson is to do your best. “The derby teaches good sportsmanship. It’s a little cliched, but they’re all winners as long as they build a car and it crosses the finish line,” Cooley said. Cooley, a veteran of eight Pinewood Derbies and whose sons occasionally even used hand tools to cut and refine cars during their tenure as Cub Scouts, described the recent race as an organizational as well as a competitive triumph. “Everyone did a good job of working together and keeping the kids happy,” she said. “That improves morale for the volunteers and makes them want to participate in more events. And the younger kids also benefit from the example of the Boy Scouts playing a leading role in a big event and different organizations all cooperating to put it together.”

Like most major Scouting events, the Pinewood Derby typically comes with a double-helping of food and family fun. Scouts, parents, siblings and volunteers rotated among racing, indoor picnic and seating areas throughout the late morning and early afternoon. Several Scouts offered surprisingly substantive assessments of their vehicles’ performance in the aftermath of the derby. “I thought it wouldn’t do so well because my car didn’t do so well last year,” said Archer Swienton, 10, whose car claimed second place in the Webelos One Den. “But this year I polished my axles to get rid of the ridges, and that made it smoother. I think the wheels turned faster because of the smooth axle.” Albert Vandeway, 9, whose Seattle Seahawks-themed car captured second place in the Bear Den, said putting weights in the back helped his car. “I think that made it go down the track faster,” he said. Even some of the youngest Scouts attempted to apply aerodynamic principles. “We made it heavier at the front with a point on it so the wind wouldn’t push it back,” said Tiger Cub Ezra Hunsaker, 7, the son of an Army officer assigned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, whose pointed car finished second in his den and third among the entire Pack. Hunsaker offered a concise assessment of the derby almost every Scout, sibling, volunteer and parent could endorse. “I think this is the funnest Scout event,” he said. The Pack Blue and Gold Banquet is slated for Feb. 22 at VES.


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February Mark Your Calendar 2015 Events » Don’t miss out on your chance to meet everyone’s favorite character from Disney’s “Frozen.” Olaf will be visiting the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Java Cafe from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Get your picture taken with Olaf and purchase a delicious Snowman hot chocolate, Java Cafe’s very own “Frozen” themed drink. For details, contact the Java Cafe in Bldg. 273 Rhine Ordnance Barracks. » The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club hosts a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” February social Feb. 18. RSVP at www.ramsteinosc. org by Feb. 13. » Celebrate the kick-off of the Army Emergency Relief Campaign with a special luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at Bruno’s Pasta Bar. The event will feature an Italian style buffet and a special guest speaker. Tickets must be purchased before Feb. 24. To purchase tickets, contact your AER campaign coordinators, AER unit representatives or ACS at 493-4221/4203 or 0631-3406-4221/4203.

KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Blue Door: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. For mature audiences. » What is This Thing Called Love?: A wine and cheese cabaret event at the Kaiserslautern Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14. Payment for wine and cheese option due no later than Feb. 10. Cost is $25 for adults who want the wine and cheese option; $13 for adults who want the show only; $22 for students and adults 60 and over for the wine and cheese event; $12 for students and adults 60 and over for show only; and free for Fisher House families and wounded warriors. Children under 10 are not permitted. » Kindertransport: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 and 18 and March 6, 7, 13 and 14, and 3 p.m. March 8 and 15. » Young Frankenstein: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, and 3 p.m. April 12 and 19. This production is recommended for mature audiences. » 2015 IMCOM-E Army Entertainment Tournament of Plays Awards Show: 6 p.m. April 25 at Armstrong’s Club. Reservations are only available through the community entertainment director. Cost is $25 per person. Advanced reservations and payment are required. » Moon Over Buffalo: Auditions to be held at 7 p.m. March 9 and 10. Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. May 29 and 30 and June 5, 6, 12 and 13, and 3 p.m. June 7 and 14.

Armstrong’s Club Events Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Love Jamz Valentine’s Day Party: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 14. Will feature a live disc jockey playing the top R&B, hip hop and reggae hits. A free rose will be given out to all ladies. » Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship Gala: Feb. 21. Cocktail hour starts at 6 p.m. Program and dinner start at 7. Keynote speaker for the evening is Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd, president of Alabama State University. Ticket donations are $55, and all proceeds provide scholarships for Department of Defense Dependents Schools students in Germany. For tickets, email harlena.banks@gmail.com.

» Wine expo: 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 27, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 28. Wine and fine food from all over the world will be available for tasting. Wine seminars will be held each day of the expo. Visitors will receive a commemorative wine glass to take home. Cost is $35.95 per person/per day. Tickets are on sale now. Purchase a ticket online via WebTrac, at Armstrong’s Club from 5 to 10 p.m. daily, at any Army and Air Force Exchange Service Express Shop, or at any Java Cafe in the KMC. » Industry Night Mondays: 5 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This night for service industry employees features raffles, cocktails and music. » Motown Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. Includes special martini menu and jazz music. » Trivia Wednesdays: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Fab Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday. Karaoke will be held two Fridays of the month, and the other two Fridays will be a club party with a DJ. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Swag Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Sunday Sports: 2 to 11 p.m. every Sunday. Enjoy live sports playing on all TV screens. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Kazabra Club Events Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 4897261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Country Love Valentine’s Day Party: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 14. Couples will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne and can enter for the chance to win a two-night stay at Edelweiss Lodge Resort with a complimentary bottle of Champagne. Cover charge is $5. » Urban Nights: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull, Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs, and take part in fun sports trivia.

Jobs » A USA Jobs workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 and 27 in the computer lab in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from an employment readiness expert. RSVP required. For details and to enroll, call 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659. » 10 Steps to a Federal Job takes place from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 20. This class will provide information and tips on the federal hiring system and is designed for people who are considering applying for a federal job. For details and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » An interviewing techniques class takes place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Learn all the valuable skill sets needed to set an impression on prospective employers during a job interview. For details and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups » The Couples Support Group takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month until April 22 in

Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Are you new to the KMC area and want to meet other new couples? Here is an opportunity to discuss the challenges and seek solutions to living in Europe. For details and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Meetings » New to Ramstein? Join the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club for a welcome coffee at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Starbucks in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. For details, visit www.ramsteinosc.org. » Join the New Parent Support Program and other community counterparts for information about pregnancy and newborns at the next Expectant Parent Orientation from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl’s Wilson Barracks. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

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

Baumholder Events » In honor of African-American Heritage Month, Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater presents “Blue Door,” a play with original songs by Tanya Barfield, at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. This is the story of three generations of men (all played by one actor) — from slavery through Black Power — in a journey that combines the past and present. For mature audiences. To reserve a ticket, contact Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Tavern on the Rock at Cupid’s Shindig at 6 p.m. Feb. 14.This Valentine’s Day party is open to everyone. Karaoke will be available, along with Champagne and drink specials. A special “Love Bird” trivia game will be played for those who think they know everything about their significant other. For more information, contact Tavern on the Rock, Bldg. 8085 on Smith Barracks, at 485-6435 or 06783-6-6435. » Baumholder’s Hilltop Theater presents “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” at 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21, 27 and 28 and March 6 and 7, and 3 p.m. March 1 and 8. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for youth and seniors. To reserve a ticket, contact Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS — Separatees: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS — Separatees: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Transition GPS — Separatees: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Key Spouse Cluster Training: 9 a.m. to noon THURSDAY » Transition GPS — Separatees: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC FEB. 13 » Transition GPS — Separatees: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

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

Ramstein Youth Center

» FASCHING: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17. The center offers a trip to the Ramstein-Miesenbach Fasching parade. After the parade we will return to the youth center for an afternoon filled with games and crafts. Cost is $25. Youth need to bring a packed lunch and water. Parents should make sure their children are dressed in layers for the parade (hat, gloves, heavy jacket, leggings under jeans, etc.) as they are out in the elements for a few hours. Note: Written cancellation must be received two business days prior to the camp in order to receive a refund. » FEB. 17: No school day. The youth center, Bldg. 428, is open at 7 a.m. to receive children; the facility closes at 6 p.m. As always, spaces are limited. Sign up at the front desk. For questions or additional information, call 0637147-6444.

Ramstein Teen Center

New and exciting opportunities continue in February. » Y.E.S PROGRAM: Opportunities are available on

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no-school days. This is a great way for students to gain leadership skills and earn up to $1,000 in college scholarships. » FREE TUTORING: Free tutoring from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. » W.A.R.R.I.O.R. AND NIGHT HOOPS: Programs began Jan. 30. The W.A.R.R.I.O.R Program is a mentorship program for males 13 to 18 years old (high school students only). Young warriors will learn work ethic, accountability, responsibility, respect, integrity, original and resilient. » CLUBS: Throughout February, clubs will take place on different days throughout the week in Bldg. 411. These clubs include: • Digital Arts: Come learn the process of video editing • DIY Art/Recycled Art: Become thrifty and learn how to save money by making items, such as crisco candles, jar soap dispensers, lamp shade photos, etc. • Southern Cooking: Learn the secrets to some of the finest cuisines in the South, such as buttermilk biscuits, Southern fried chicken, mac and cheese and old-fashioned peach cobbler. This club will surely tickle your taste buds. • SPARC — Sport and Recreation Club: This club is designed for students interested in sports and recreation management. The club will discuss the tools, skills and knowledge needed to work in the professional sports business. For information on new classes and events, call 06371-476444 or 480-6444 or email montaque.bussey@us.af.mil.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292. MONDAY » Healthy Eating: 10 to 11:30 a.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. TUESDAY » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. THURSDAY » Tobacco Cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Orientation is from 8 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and more. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 0637146-2098. » KIDS FIRST: STRATEGIES FOR POSITIVE COPARENTING: 10 a.m. to noon Monday. This interac-

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tive training will focus on how to help your children cope with separation or divorce. We will discuss ways to handle stress, cope with difficult emotions, communicate positively with the other parent and support your children.

Medical Group

» SELF INITIATED CARE KIT, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class. » ATTENTION: TRICARE ONLINE IS AVAILABLE for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. For more information or to register online, visit www.tricareonline.com.

ASACS

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

Military family life consultants

» Military family life consultants are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues, including relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psychoeducational presentations focus on issues common to the military family, including reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233, 0152-02663352, 017669333243 or 0151-5674 8179.

SARC

» The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Hotline is available 24/7 by calling 480-7272 or 06371-477272.


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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 communities. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Bolero,” a ballet by Stefano Gianetti with music by Maurice Ravel, 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday and Feb. 20. • “Der Chinese,” a farce by Benjamin Lauterbach, in German, 8 p.m. today. • “Die letzten Tage der Menschheit,” a tragedy by Karl Kraus, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 and 18. • “Der Vorname,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 15. • “Pariser Leben,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 3 p.m. Sunday. • “West Side Story,” a musical by Leonard Bernstein, in German, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 17. • “Rigoletto,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and 24. • “Floh im Ohr,” a comedy by Georges Feydeau, in German, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • No Music in K-Town with Project: Icarus presenting modern metal and rock ‘n’ roll; Complete with cover rock; and the band Lost my Voice, 8 p.m. Saturday. • Blues Caravan, a girls band with guitars, performs blues, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €17. • Umbra et Imago present Gothic music, metal, electro, 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Cancelled. • MC Fitti presents rap and hip hop, 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets cost €28. • Party: I love 90s, 90s music nonstop, 11 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets cost €5 at the door. • Christian Steiffen presents German pop and rock, 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets cost €16. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • Jazz Stage meets Opera with

soprano singer Cornelia Zink and jazz musicians presenting centuries of musical history, 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets cost €14. • The SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart presents three psalms op. 78 by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Russian songs by Alfred Schnittke, 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets cost €14 to €24. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • Rock and pop hits with Fresh Heads, FräuleinWunder and “4”Pleasure, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €7.50. For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de. Stiftskirche, Stiftsplatz, Kaiserslautern: • A Little Market Music with students from St. Franziskus School, noon Saturday. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • The Original Bohemian Musicians present brass music, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €16.40 to €20.80. • “Gut gegen den Nordwind,” a comedy in German, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €27.40 to €34. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Schöne Mannheims,” a musical cabaret program by four ladies, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28.

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Girls with guitars The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents Blues Caravan, a girls’ band with guitars, performing blues at 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €17. For details, visit www. kammgarn.de.

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Irish dance show in Ramstein The Haus des Bürgers in Ramstein-Miesenbach presents “The Spirit of Ireland,” an Irish dance show with live music at 8 p.m. March 1. This production by Michael Carr with 14 dancers and musicians presents the soulful sounds of the uillean pipes, the melodious tones of the guitar, the gentle swinging of the piano and the wild melodies of the fiddle. Tickets cost €28.50, €34 and €39.50. For details, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220.

• “Ladykillers,” a criminal comedy in Palatinate dialect, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets cost €8, 10 and 12. • “The lady band “Big, Black and Beautiful” presents soul music, 7:30 p.m. March 5. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “L’Enfant et les Sortilèges,” a family opera by Maurice Ravel, in French, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “2 Gents,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day based on William Shakespeare’s novel (Two gentlemen of Verona), 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 20. • “Die Fledermaus,” an opera by Johann Strauss, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 and 7 p.m. Feb. 24. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Ghost — The Musical,” based on the Oscar-winning movie, through March 29. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous

• Kaiserslautern, event hall, Gartenschau Kaiserslautern, iceskating rink open to Feb. 15. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m. daily; Fridays and

Saturdays open until 10 p.m. Tickets cost €3.50 for adults and €2.50 for children. The bigFM Ice Night with DJ, 7 to 10 p.m. today. For more information, visit www.kl-on-ice.de. • Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers, special exhibition, “Americans ... German caricatures of the early 1950s,” open to Feb. 28. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. • Kaiserslautern, Theodor-ZinkMuseum, Steinstrasse 48, exhibition, “Modern Ceramics from France, 1970 to 2000,” through Feb. 15. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.theodor-zink-museum.de. • Katzweiler, Lautertalhalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday. • Mackenbach, Bürgerhalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Feb. 15.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 14. • Speyer, Burgstrasse (train area), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. • Ludwigshafen, Jacob-vonLavale-Platz (behind train station), 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. • Ludwigshafen, Gartencenter Dehner, Oderstrasse 5, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.


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7 Tips for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Germany story by Susan Melnyk

Here are our top tips and ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day while you’re living in Germany! 1) Visit your local florist. Stock up on gorgeous flowers for your sweet or treat yourself! The flowers are incredibly fresh and well-priced, especially compared to most stateside prices. 2) Try some wine. Head to your local grocery or beverage shop and pick up some wine or beer to celebrate Valentine’s in Germany. Again, the prices will floor you compared to the states and it’s the perfect way to celebrate European style! 3) Make a reservation. Restaurants can get pretty packed during special events, so call or stop by and make a reservation for your special night. Find a great restaurant near you using the The Find-It Guide, KMC edition or online at www.FindItGuide.com 4) Take a romantic walk. Head to your local pedestrian streets of the closest town or city and wander around, hand in hand. 5) Take to the road! Jump in the car and just drive. Get a little lost and stop in some cute town for dinner or to shop.

6) Plan for the future! Sit over dinner or in a romantic cafe and plan a future trip or present then a gift of tickets for. 7) Find an event to attend. Check out the event calendar and find something to do near you online at www.MilitaryInGermany.com

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Good hygiene habits prevent cavities in children by Capt. Kaitlin Lee 86th Dental Squadron pediatric dentist February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and this year the focus is on defeating cavities as a family. Children depend on their parents for a good start to oral hygiene and diet. Good hygiene habits start as soon as the first baby tooth erupts. For most children, a rice-size smear of toothpaste with fluoride on a small, soft bristled toothbrush should be used to brush baby’s teeth twice daily. This way, the child’s teeth get the cavity protection from the fluoride without swallowing very much. Once a child can spit, a pea size amount of toothpaste can be used.

Children 8 years old and possibly even older will still need an adult’s help brushing. Most children will want to brush on their own, but simply don’t have the manual dexterity to properly brush all their teeth or the patience to brush for two minutes. Parents should be prepared to help their children brush for many years. Many parents become worried that because they have cavities, their children are destined to have cavities, too. The great news is that cavities, and the bacteria that cause them, are not genetic. However, parents and caregivers often transfer their bad bacteria to their children without even thinking about it. To avoid sharing saliva and bacteria with children, there are a few simple things to keep in mind: wipe

YogaFit training

Do you want to become a certified yoga instructor? YogaFit is coming to the KMC. Three workshops will be held in February: Level One, Saturday and Sunday; Healing Emotional and Physical Trauma, Wednesday and Thursday; Level Four, Feb. 13 to 16. Classes will be held at the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105, in the group fitness room. Register directly with YogaFit by today to ensure the workshop takes place. Early bird and regular prices can be found on the YogaFit website. Register for all three workshops and save $150 when you enter the code “WARRIOR14” during check-out. For details and to register, email info@ yogafit.com or call 888-786-3111.

Couples Climbing Night

Ramstein Outdoor Recreation offers a free Couples Climbing Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Couples who are not belay certified will be able to boulder for free. Those who are belay certified will have full access to the climbing wall.

Soccer clinic, practicum tournament

Are you interested in becoming a certified soccer official? Installation Management CommandEurope is hosting a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 18 to 20 at the IMCOM-E Headquarters, Bldg. 111, Room 153, on Sembach Kaserne. Open to ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. A practicum tournament will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center for officials to practice what they have learned. The soccer tournament is open to the first six teams that sign up. Participation is free. To register, call Tony Lee at 475-7576 or 09641-83-7576, or email him at tony. lee2.naf@mail.mil.

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off a baby’s pacifier with something other than the mouth, taste a separate sample of food rather than the portion given to the child and, often the hardest one to follow, kiss the baby on the cheeks rather than on the lips. These small behavior changes on the parents’ part will help give the child a head start at preventing cavities. Most children love to snack, but grazing throughout the day can lead to cavities. Anytime a child takes one bite of food or a sip of anything but water (even very watered down juice has sugar in it), the oral environment becomes conducive to cavity-causing bacteria. It takes at least 20 minutes for saliva to clear out food and sugar, even from one small cracker. So, the more frequently a child snacks, the more likely he or she is to get cavities. Helping children get into a rou-

Martial Arts Tournament will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 for children ages 3 to 6, and 10 a.m. Feb. 28 for children ages 7 to 18. Register at the Ramstein Youth Center or ask a martial arts instructor for the registration form and more information. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer, contact the youth center at 480-6444 or 06371-47-6444.

Free throw championship

The Knights of Columbus, Father Emil Kapaun Council 11987, will host a free throw championship event for children ages 9 to 14 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Ramstein Middle School gym,

tine of three meals and only a couple snacks is an excellent way to set them up for long-term success. Lastly, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child be seen by a dentist by age 1 or with the eruption of the first tooth. The Ramstein Dental Clinic will be visiting the Ramstein Child Development Center and Ramstein elementary, intermediate and middle schools in February to help children learn how to take care of their teeth. The dental clinic will also be at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Saturday. Children should stop by and practice brushing a puppet’s teeth and learn about healthy snacks. For more information about National Children’s Dental Health Month, call 479-2210 or 06371-462210.

Bldg. 1002. All participants will receive a certificate, and winners will be awarded a trophy. Parents must sign a registration form for their children to participate. For details, email grandknight11987@ gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/kofc11987 or www.catholic-church.org/kofc11987.

Bowling tournament

A nine-pin bowling tournament will take place at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Vogelweh Bowling Center. Cost is $15 per bowler. To register four-man teams, contact peter.krueger@us.af.mil or luis.montero@ us.af.mil. Pre-registration ends Feb. 20.


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NOW SHOWING For the most up-to-date schedule, visit the Kaiserslautern American online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com. Jupiter Ascending 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Black or White (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. SATURDAY Jupiter Ascending 3D (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 11 a.m., 10:15 p.m. Black or White (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 2 p.m. American Sniper (R) 10:15 p.m. ** McFarland, USA (PG-13) 7 p.m. ** Studio appreciation advanced screening. Free admission. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. For tickets and information, visit the food court and speak with a manager. ** SUNDAY Jupiter Ascending 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 11 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Black or White (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. MONDAY Jupiter Ascending 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Exodus: Gods and Kings (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Unbroken (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Into the Woods (PG) 11 a.m., 5:15 p.m. TUESDAY Jupiter Ascending (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Black or White (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Unbroken (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. American Sniper (R) 8:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY Jupiter Ascending 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Exodus: Gods and Kings (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Unbroken (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Into the Woods (PG) 11 a.m., 5:15 p.m. THURSDAY Jupiter Ascending (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Project Almanac (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Black or White (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Unbroken (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. American Sniper (R) 8:15 p.m. FRIDAY

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7min to LRMC/10min to RAB built 2004, 214sqm 4BR liv/din rm BIK 2baths big basem/laundry rm studio park spots sml pets ok €1250+utl 06371-15559 or 01605684404 after 4 p.m. Avail. Now, Höhfröschen, 185sqm livsp, modern house, BIK, 4rms, 2bath, livrm, storagerm, laundryrm, carport, 2balconies in 2rms, coverd terrace, garden, good connection to motorway A62, pets neg. €1000+util. 0179-3269897 Beaut. freest. House, 150m², 5 rooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, sunroom, separate cellar rooms, 1 garage, Weselberg district Harsberg, 10 min to Ramstein, 910 € + running costs. Contact: 0176 617 03 946; 0160 94 77 93 67, steffen.lick teig@gmx.de Beautiful & modern FSH in Boersborn, 20 km to RAB, 225 m², 4 BR, 2.5 Baths, BIK w. Pantry, Liv/ Din-Area, Storage, Double-Garage, Yard, Pets negotiable, Avail: Now, Rent: 1810 Euro + util.Reduced Fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com. For further listings, please view our website at www.gibillpay.com/reale state Deluxe house 5min to Ramstein gate 170m² liv sp, lg livrm, diningrm, comp B-I kitchen, pantry, guest wc, 2 baths gas floor heat, 4 bdrms, 2patios, nice sm yard, gge+carport Tel 0175-5213781 Duplex in Erzenhausen, 169sqm, 3BR, 1 1/2baths, BIK, laundryrm, flr heating, fireplace, balc, carport, garden, avail now, €1200+util, Call 0160-96583596 Duplx135 sqm, 500yds from Miesau Army Depot, w/Kit, Liv/Din Rm, 3-BR, 1.5 Bath, Carport, Yard, new heating sys, rent EUR 900,00+ult. Hsg apprvd, 20yrs exp renting to DoD Pers. Email addr: tillroll@gmail.com, Tel#: 0171-5395936. Eulenbis: Big freest. house. Big fenced yard+lawn, 281sqm, 201sqm livsp, 5BDR, big lvr, BIK, 2 full bath, 2 garages avl, utilityrm, huge basement, am. TV, DSL 3-6 mega bits, all am. hook-ups, big view, €1.350 avail now, small pets welcome, Vogelweh school distr. Rented by owner. Call Hanns-Josef de Graaff 063741576. English spoken. Send pictures by mail: Hanns-Josef@t-onli ne.de For rent lrg single fam home 235sqm 3BR 2baths w/ whirlpool 2balconies fireplace basement 2garages 2parking spaces top floor boasts addl entertainment room w/wetbar €1250+utl Call 0176-60906992 for info excellent bachelor pad FSH in Kusel, 225 m², 5 BR, 2.5 BathsLiv, Din, BIK w. Pantry, Hobby, Storage, Double-Garage, Swimming Pool, Large Yard, Rent: 1820 Euro + Util, Contact: 0151-15429441 House for rent Schwedelbach, 3miles to airbase, 180sqm, 4BR, liv/dinrm, 2baths, new kitchen, garage. €1230+util. Phone: 06304919272 KL house to rent 2-3BR BIK 3baths dbl carp €1185+utl Call: 0176-75310260 or 0631-74787


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Mackenbach: Duplex 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, built-in-kit., living-diningrm, patio, carport, yard, 1.510 € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371-57656 Mehlingen, Lovely Stand Alone House, 3 Bed/3 Baths, Living/ Kitchen133sqm, Basement 35sqm €1150,-, +49 1707626244 Mehlingen: Duplex, 254sqm livsp, 4BR, 3baths, floor heat, 2BIK, very quiet area, €1600+util, avail February 23. 0176-30704809 Miesau, duplex, 3BR, newly renov, 127sqm, full basement, garage, €850+€40+util, new realtor fee, avail now. 0173-3191580 Miesenbach 270sqm 5BR 2.5baths park spot no pets €1700+util (housing approved €1900) 0160-90659604 or 0637170902 Nice house in bann, €1670, martin schild@kabelmail.de 01714194896,235sqm, 5Bedrooms, 2bathrooms, Yard, Garage, Balkony, Nice Townhouse 12 km to Kaiserslautern, 166 m²,3 BR + 1 Studio, 1.75 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Area, 1 Garage, Yard, Patio, Pets neg., Avail.:Now, Rent:1200 Euro + util. No Fee! For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com. For further listings, please view our website at www.gibillpay.com/reale state

Outskirts KL, quiet area, mid-terrace house, built in 2004,4BDR, 2.5bath, liv/dinrm, open kitchen, car prk, garage. Avail now. €1040+est €200 util. Electricity paid by tenant. €2000 deposit. No pets. Tel 0176/88071500 Queidersbach 5BR house, 3.5bath, garage, open firepl. €1200. Immo T. 016096096498 Queidersbach: Duplex 4 bedr., studio, 2 bath, living-diningrm., open-fire-place, built-in-kit., garage, patio, yard, 1.520 € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Quirnbach, big freest. house, 201sqm liv sp, 5BDR, 2 full baths, big BIK, big livrm, pantry, huge laundry/utility rm, huge attic, 4 carports, basement, fenced property 281sqm, Americ. TV, DSL 36 mega bits. Americ. Hook-ups. €1.350 avail. now. 2 small pets welcome. Ramstein school district. I can send more pics. Contact Hanns-Josef@t-online.de. Tel. 06374-1576 ask for Hanns Ramstein big nice townhouse, 5bed, 3bath, bik, garage, avail.now, mtl. €1750+util, rmim mobilien@t-online.de or 01726801258 Ramstein school district: Freestanding 5 bedr., 2 ½ bath, livingdiningrm., built-in-kit., yard, patio, garage, 2.000 € + util www.agraimmobilien.de 06371-57656 Ramstein Village: nice home 5 mins from Airbase with 120sqm of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, new BIK, hardwood floors, gas heating, garage. Available now. Rent 890euros.. Call Karl 0172 664 2692 Ramstein, new house, 6BDR, 3baths, gar/ya. €1750, Dzepezau er@aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 Ramstein-Miesenbach-bungalow, 5rooms, 160sqm, €1350, mail@immobilien-paulus.de, 0049637162256

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The European Region of the USAWOA is hosting a Spring Ball and would like to invite you. Come and enjoy a great weekend at a fantastic resort in a spectacular location. Who: Active, Retired, Sister Service, WOC Selectees and their families. What: WO Spring Ball When: March 14th, WO Spring Ball Where: Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch Germany Why: To promote camaraderie and celebrate our Warrant Officer Corps and Association Cost: WO Spring Ball - CW2 and below $50, CW3-CW4 $55, CW5 $60 Reduced room rates. Tickets on sale at USAWOA chapter website. www.rhein-neckarsilver.org

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For Sale: alzafra2@gmail.com or 06363-994051- HP60 printer cartridges, one twin pack and one XL color. All for $35. Bose Accoustimass speaker set - $150 HP 2544 Smartphone and Tablet Printer, $25 (obo), digioia2@hot mail.com, 015232718331 Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game, played once, perfect condition - like new!, â&#x201A;Ź15, copongracz@ gmail.com **See pics on classworld.com PS4 "Player Bundle" (2 controllers and 3 games), unopened, original packaging with original invoice from Jan 2015, â&#x201A;Ź490, copon gracz@gmail.com - more details at !!!!!!!! www.class-world.com !!!!!!!! Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! â&#x201A;Ź10, copongracz@gmail.com, **See pics on class-world.com SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii game, like new!, â&#x201A;Ź12, ccopon gracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com Stearing wheel "Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback" for your PC! Love to play auto games? Wanna feel like yr r driving for real? Then dont miss this!, pics on class-world.com, â&#x201A;Ź20, copon gracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! â&#x201A;Ź15, copongracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com T-Eumex 220PC, for fast and comfortable internet communication. Isdn $15, isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com, The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, perfect condition, like new! â&#x201A;Ź8, coemser@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com

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Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. *Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 1. FC Kaiserslautern Soccer team scarf, Like new, $15, pay den.forkum@yahoo.com 41st Airlift SQ, Air Force, Military heritage patch, deployment/sand colors, retired squadron out of former Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina. $5, payden.forkum@ya hoo.com, A World of Art (Central Texas College Textbook), ISBN-10: 0205677207 ISBN-13: 9780205677207 $15, payden.forkum@ yahoo.com, Aeropostale long sleeve. Pink. On the front are pictures of peaces signs and the label name is shown. Size M. Barley worn. Good condition. For pics see www.class-world.com. €9. jani na.wuttke@gmx.de Are you an avid Nutcracker Collector? You're going to love this must have Vintage Volkmar Matthes Nutcracker, infamous King Ludwig. Perfect condition, ~30" tall. Handmade in West Germany of solid wood. Email tropicalparadise96@gmail.com Art Nouveau furniture over 100 years old. A variety of items, grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480 Baby Buggy, Baby Buggy in good condition, with additional baby carrier. $50.00, spvendor@ gmail.com

Beautiful hand-made felt shoulder bag in purple with flower design, medium size, jenniferwil king@hotmail.com Beautiful hand-made purple/pink felt flower brooch, perfect gift, can be pinned on jackets, scarves, bags and more! €12, for pics see class-world.com jenniferwil king@hotmail.com Bible study books etc, $20, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Bicycle Trailer, $40 (obo), simple to connect to an adult bike, our kids loved this thing, digioia2@hot mail.com, 015232718331 Bicycle Trailer, for 2 kids, rarely used, excellent condition, suitable for all bikes, €50, for pics go to class-world.com, jenniferwilking@ hotmail.com, Black knitted pullover. Size XS but fits also for size M. €5. See www.class-world.com for pictures. Janina.Wuttke@gmx.de Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, copon gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmade. Beautiful accessory for any occation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, copon gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.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 0151-270-19822 Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. Find pictures at www.classworld.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ gmx.de Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! Great book., €2, pic on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect condition, like new. Size small., €5, coem ser@gmail.com

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Handbag "Esprit brand": Small bad, black leather, ideal if you onFOR SALE ly need to carry few things around All ads and pics on class-world.com with you like purse, cell phone etc., €5, pics on class-world.com, Handbag "Alexander": Brown, copongracz@gmail.com leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! €8, pics on class- Hollister strapless top. White coworld.com, copongracz@ lor, size M. With ribbons to tie a bow on the back. €15. For pics gmail.com see www.class-world.com. ConHandbag "clutch style": Love to tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de go out and dont want to use a big In new condition frosted glass handbag? Dont miss out on this and black metal frame computer small, black bag. Perfect for going desk with 3 draw file / storage caout at night!, €3, pics on class- binet. Cabinet is on wheels for eaworld.com, copongracz@ sy placement. Very clean modern gmail.com look for any home.31’W x 82?L x E

Mens Ultra Thin Wallet Genuine Leather New, $15, Bifold style with 6 card slots & money clip, 3.25"x4.25" payden.forkum@ya hoo.com Necklace, fashion jewelry, black, different pearls & stones, $5, s.vogl75@web.de

February 6, 2015 Pumps, black, hardly worn, great condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com

Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy girl friends. €10, copongracz@ s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy gmail.com shoes, brown leather, great to wear at work or for going out at Slazenger Golf Clubs w/trolley, night. Only slight signs of usage. good starter set of clubs, rarely Size 9M, €5, pics on class- used, $40 (obo), digioia2@hot world.com, coemser@gmail.com mail.com, 015232718331

Org. Thomas Sabo Charm, price new was 49€, never used, was a bday present, selling price €20, for pics please see class- Selling at 1 half the value given by the Swarovski companyworld.com, s.vogl75@web.de Swarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced Oversized Cardigan from Re- to half their value, All pieces over 60?D bwg58@icloud.com view. Black and white stripes. For 40years old! Prices greatly reduHandbag: Classy black leather visit www.class- ced! Great gift for any special ocbag. Hardly used, perfect conditi- Porcelain dolls, ov er 100 to choo- pictures on!, pics on class-world.com, se from, all dressed. Price Obo world.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ casion! Private collection!The last gmx.de €15, copongracz@gmail.com Call: 0176-90796039 two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 8pm. Can deliver to RAB!

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The Notebook from Nicholas Sparks - wonderful book!, €2, pic on class-world.com, copongracz@ Selling two Fender Stratocaster gmail.com electric guitars. Never left the house, top condition. One is a T-Shirt "America", perfect condicollector's item. Serious offers tion, like new, size small! €5, co pongracz@gmail.com ***pics on and details at 01723564442 class-world.com Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits UMUC College Algebra 107/108 almost every wrist. Beautiful ac- Textbook, $25, book is in great payden.forkum@ya cessory for any ocation, any out- condition. fit. Treat yourself to something ni- hoo.com, ce or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €12, copongracz@ UMUC General Chemistry w/ lab textbook, $45 never used, pay gmail.com den.forkum@yahoo.com, Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Creme, handmade, adjustable in size, UMUC My Math Lab Access, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful $90, payden.forkum@yahoo.com, accessory for any ocation, any This is "My Math Lab" access cooutfit. Treat yourself to something de. *Unused** I purchased a code nice or bring a smile to your best online then realized a code came girl friends. €15, copongracz@ with my book so I can't use it. gmail.com Various music CDs for sale, all Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, from the 2000er years. Single handmade, adjustable in size, fits CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina almost every wrist. Beautiful ac- Aguilera etc. for €3, music sampcessory for any ocation, any out- lers like Bravo Hits and The Dome fit. Treat yourself to something ni- €4. For a picture of the selection ce or bring a smile to your best see www.class-world.com. Congirl friends. €10, coemser@ tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de gmail.com Must sell 62 year old flawless soliVarious size New Gym bags taire .45 carat diamond ring set in $10.00 each, spvendor@ white gold. Will accept $ or €. Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. gmail.com

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Have fun with the locals Carnival Parade Sun, Feb 15 Alzey, city center Starting at the Festplatz (fairground) Ostdeutsche Strasse, Alzey’s traditional carnival parade will lead through the city center on February 15 from 2:11 p.m. Wonderfully decorated floats and costumed dance and music groups are presented by local clubs and associations, handing out sweets to children and adults. For more info contact the city at 06731-4950 or visit www.alzey.de.

EVENTS Salsa night Fri, Feb 6 Kaiserslautern, Irish House Every Friday the doors of the Irish House in Kaiserslautern-Eselsfürth are open to lovers of Latin music from 10 p.m. Get your dancing shoes on and salsa the night away. Entry fee is €5. For more info see www.irishhouse.de. Wine fair Sat, Feb 7 – Sun, Feb 8 Fellbach, Alte Kelter Discover your new favorite wine from the Remstal area at the annual Weintreff (wine meeting) in the Alte Kelter Fellbach on February 7 and 8. About 50 wineries will present their best products from sparkling wine to red wine during wine tastings on both days. Day tickets are €20 at the box office. Opening hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. For more info see www.remstal-route.de Fasching market Thu, Feb 12 Mannheim, Wasserturm The Fasching Market in Mannheim will be held from February 12 to February 17 at the Wasserturm. Fairgrounds, carnival clubs and restaurants offer entertainment during this timeframe. On Sunday, February 15 there will be a Fasching parade throughout the city. For more information visit www.relaunch.gmm.de

Altweiberfasching Thu, Feb 12 Bad Kreuznach, Kornmarkt Don’t miss the traditional German Altweiberfastnacht (Old Women’s Carnival) at the Kornmarkt in Bad Kreuznach on February 12 from 11:11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Once a year about 15,000 carnivalists come to town to celebrate in the fenced area around the Kornmarkt – in the “Narrenkäfig” (Jester’s Cage). A tip for you: Only wear a tie that day if you can handle a crowd of women who want to cut a piece off it! Admission is €4. For more info see www.bad-kreuznach-tourist.de Altweiberfasching Thu, Feb 12 Niederkirchen, Westpfalzhalle Join the Altweiberfasching party on February 12 in Niederkirchen at 8:11 p.m. Don’t forget to bring a pair of scissors! For more information visit www.sgnm.de Shadowland Sat, Feb 14 Mannheim, Rosengarten Be fascinated by the American dance group Pilobolus showing their shadow theater in Mannheim on February 14. With acrobatic tricks the dancers create the strangest figures with their bodies from elephants to castles behind movable canvases. The show tells the wonderful story about a teenage girl who wants to be treated as an adult but nobody understands her. In her dreams she experiences the hard life in Shadowland, haunted by scary creatures.

Hurry to get tickets at the starting price of €49.50 at www.shadowland-show.de Shrove Monday Parade Mon, Feb 16 Mainz, city center Experience the highlight of RhinelandPalatinate’s carnival season: The Rosenmontagsumzug (Shrove Monday Parade) in Mainz on February 16. Starting at 11:11 a.m., more than 9,000 costumed participants presented by local organizations making fun of current politics with decorated floats on a 7 kilometer route through the city center. The parade has been an annual event since 1838 and is, with Cologne and Düsseldorf, one of the biggest carnival parades in Germany. Over 500,000 spectators are being expected. For more info see www.mainz.de or contact the Tourist Information Bureau at 06131-242888. Kinderfasching Tue, Feb 17 Mehlbach, Pfalzwaldhalle Children can enjoy the fasching season as well in Mehlbach on February 17 from 2:11 p.m. Lots of fun filled activities will await them and much more. Don’t miss this chance to get the little ones out to celebrate the season. CONCERTS Milky Chance Sun, Feb 15 Luxembourg, Rockhal Milky Chance, a German band that has

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been creating one of the most fun and irresistible sounds in the current music field will be performing live at the Rockhal in Luxembourg on February 15, 2015! Ticket prices start at €28. For more information visit www.rockhal.lu ABBA Gold Fri, Mar 6 Landau, Jugendstil Festhalle This ABBA tribute show brings back the biggest hits of Sweden’s most popular band of the last century. See them on March 6. The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Jugendstil-Festhalle Landau. For more info and tickets visit www.eventim.de. SPORTS Soccer Sat, Feb 14 Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter Stadion In the first game of 2015, the 1. FCK are playing against VfR Aalen on February 14 in the Fritz Walter Stadium. The game starts at 1 p.m. See the game live with all the new players that have joined the team during the winter break. For more information go to www.fck.de Basketball Sun, Feb 15 Kaiserslautern, Barbarossahalle The 1.FC Kaiserslautern basketball team is playing against SG Heidelberg/Kirchheim on February 15, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossahalle. For more information visit or click www.basketball-bund.net

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