Kaiserslautern American, January 22, 2016

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January 22, 2016

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86th AW earns ‘EFFECTIVE’ rating in UEI by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs e 6t irlift ing earned an FF C rating d ring a nit ffecti eness ns ection cond cted t e ir Forces in ro e ns ector eneral tea an 4 t ro g 1 on or n ir Base ain C ie res B Belgi and a stein is a lti- ear contin al e al ation of t e

nit s effecti eness t at el s t e ing co ander identif lind s ots in t e ing Co ander s ns ection Progra s alidate and erif a ing s CC P for acc rac ade ac and rele ance said enior aster gt eida Pedro F ns ector eneral s erintendent t is a contin al e al ation of erfor ance t ro g o t t e ins ection eriod — a oto al ers s a sna s ot e ins ection enco ass-

es fo r a or graded areas t at incl de anaging and ste ards i of reso rces leading eo le i ro ing t e nit and exec ting t e ission e 6t recei ed a FF C rating in i ro ing t e nit and an FF C rating in t e ot ers n addition t e ing ad one rocess identified as a enc ar to e incl ded in t e re ort as an inno ation to e s ared it all F ings e F tea

ic consisted of 110 ins ectors 34 fro a or co and and 6 a g ented ins ectors ent to indi id al nits to ie o t e cond ct siness and also ga ge o t e ing staff and tea ins ect t e nits e re loo ing for s to self-identif areas ere e re not co liant said a e in C ings 6t director of ins ections at s reall at it s a o t alidating and erif ing t e co ander s contin-

o s ins ection rogra and finding o r areas of non-co liance ere e can e onest a o t ere o r ing is ccording to Pedro disco ering t e areas ere t e ing co ld i ro e as t e ain foc s of t e ins ection t it as also an o ort nit to disco er ere t ings are eing done rig t e are not onl ere to identif areas of non-co liance Pedro said tt e See RATING, Page 3

Ramstein reflects on MLK's dream, leadership Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Chief Master Sgt. James Davis, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief, speaks during a Martin Luther King Jr. observance ceremony Jan. 12 on Ramstein. As the guest speaker, Davis reflected on King’s dream of a better America as well as the importance of not being afraid to dream the “impossible.”


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Tip of the Week Soldier achieves goals set at early age, Page 6


Members of the K MC took time to re ect on t e life and or of ci il rig ts acti ist r artin t er ing r d ring an o ser ance cere on an 1 at t e a stein ort side C a el e e ent as ig lig ted g est s ea er C ief aster gt a es a is ir Forces in ro e and ir Forces frica co and c ief ictionar co defines a drea er as a erson o li es in a orld of fantas one o is i ractical or nrealistic a is said e second definition sa s a drea er is a erson ose ideas are considered a dacio s or ig l s ec lati e a isionar n g 1 63 r artin t er ing ad t e a dacit to s ea efore t o sands to artic late is drea a aters ed o ent in t e ci il rig ts o e ent t at affected t e co rse of istor a is added as

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January 22, 2016

USAFE switchboard operators connect, assist globally Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs “U SAFE switchboard operator, how may I help you? ” is a short phrase many who have called the U .S. Air Forces in Europe consolidated switchboard may be familiar with. The 40 members of the Telephone Operations Facility, located on Ramstein, work 24/ 7, 365 days a year to service not only Ramstein and U SAFE but Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and U .S. State Department personnel all over the world. The facility directly impacts 14 bases located outside of the continental U .S., though they have the ability to connect callers from base to base regardless of location. They receive approximately 1.5 million calls per year. With such a busy j ob, the operators keep their main priority in mind: customer service. o eti es e re one of t e first i ressions someone has when they are stationed overseas,” said Pia-Maria Sakuda, 86th Communications Squa dron chief of telephone operations. “( Newcomers) will call us and ask where certain things are or who they should talk to, so we keep a level of professionalis to ens re t eir first i ression is ositi e There should be no q uestion about perfect customer service.” In line with their customer service priority, Sakuda said the average answer time for 85 percent of the DREAM, from Page 1

you today ... over 50 years after the historical ‘ I Have a Dream’ speech, was it a fantasy? Was it impractical? Or was it unrealistic? ” The event also included a musical performance by Angela McMullen, an inspirational dance by Tech. Sgt. Janelle Ramsey, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squa dron, and a speech by Solomon U do-Aka, a Ramstein ig c ool fres an o on first place in an oratorical speech contest. U do-Aka’s speech focused on K ing’s works that he performed in an effort to better the lives of others that continue to inspire change. In his speech, U do-Aka said K ing’s life represented service to others and de otion to ac ie e ent t at in enced the lives of those he touched

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Christel Piscione, 86th Communications Squadron consolidated switchboard operator, answers and connects a call Jan. 4 on Ramstein. Piscione speaks English, German, Italian and a little French, which helps her assist people of different nationalities.

calls they receive is less than one second. During busier hours, the maximum answer time is four seconds. Because the operators speak with people around the world on a daily basis, they speak nine different lang ages in total and are re ired to e ostl ent in a minimum of three. “I speak three languages: German, Italian and, of course, English, ” said Christel Piscione, 86th CS consolidated switchboard operator. “I can also speak

through his actions that were for a greater cause than his own comfort.

a little bit of French, but j ust enough for basic communication.” Because the operators work consistently througho t t e ear a da said it is i ortant to find an efficient a to sc ed le eac erson s s ifts “I adj ust the shift schedule based off of the call traffic al e a da said t3 e recei e t e most calls so we need the most people. At seven in the morning we start with fewer people, and throughout the day, more and more people come in. We typically have two people in the middle of the night to ensure the switchboard is constantly manned.” Piscione said her favorite part of the j ob is talking to people and being able to provide assistance. Operators at the U SAFE consolidated switchboard all understand the importance of what they do and take great pride to provide q uality service, Sakuda explained. “We are not employed ( by civilians) , so that’s what makes us uniq ue, ” Sakuda said. “We are here to ultimately support the military, and for that reason, I know we’re important. The military has bases in less civiliz ed areas, so we become especially useful in those cases because we can connect to anyone. We are supporting Europe, but we are not limited.” The consolidated switchboard operators are the middlemen who can connect callers to more than 30, 000 telephone numbers. Though it may seem like a simple process, they make the little connections, which in turn form a strong connection between allied partner nations all over the world.

U do-Aka went on to speak about how K ing’s life was not only an

Solomon Udo-Aka, a Ramstein High School freshman, presents his first-place winning oratorical speech during a Martin Luther King Jr. observance ceremony Jan. 12 on Ramstein. Udo-Aka’s speech focused on King’s life and work as an inspiration and servant to others.

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exa le of sel essness t also an example of why one should be proud to be an American. Davis echoed similar sentiments as he contemplated K ing’s dream. “When you don’t have a lot of t ings o ll find o rself drea ing about everything,” Davis said. “Our dreams are tied to our purpose in life, and it’s extremely important for each of s to f lfill t at r ose de eloping and pursuing such important dreams like Dr. K ing.” Davis encouraged the audience to not be afraid to dream the impossible. The event ended with closing remarks from Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas, 86th Airlift Wing commander, reminding the crowd that Martin L uther K ing Jr. Day is not a day off work but rather a day on which to work toward individual dreams. AdvantiPro Team Editor

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same time, we want to highlight the good work and efforts of t e en and o en of t e 6t e F tea identified 10 s erior tea s and 16 s erior erfor ers t e elie ed s o ed o tstanding or it in t eir areas of ex ertise n addition 1 e ers of t e 6t recei ed coins for exceptional performance. S u p e ri or t e am s: 86th Communications Sq uadron Satellite Communications 6t irlift ing ns ector eneral ns ection Team 786th Force Support Squa dron K MC L odging erations 00t Contracting adron o ern ent- ide Purchase Card Team 3 t irlift adron ntelligence Flig t 86th L ogistics Readiness Squa dron Equi pment cco nta ilit le ent 6t nitions adron alit ss rance

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6t ec rit Forces adron nit e lo ent anagers 569th U .S. Forces Police Squa dron 86th Medical Support Sq uadron Medical eadiness ffice S u p e ri or p e rf orm e rs: taff gt a rence e es 6t aintenance Squ adron Ca t lina endric 6t edical erations Squ adron ec gt as ana lo d 6t taff gt Fran lin o er 6t taff gt itne a lor 6t F Tech. Sgt. Matthew Smith, 786th Civil Engineer Squa dron enior ir an anda oll 6t F ec gt C risto er egr ter 6t aintenance ro enior ir an ntigan e le 6t Command Post taff gt rica o nson 6t Co and Post

taff gt i ot Carroll 6t ircraft Maintenance Squa dron Ci ilian ostos 6t F Civilian Marcos Matos, 86th FSS Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hendrickson, 86th MX S taff gt erea a 6t ec gt ree ans 6t eros ace Medicine Squa dron Congrat lations to all ir en in t e ig t 6t said Brig en on o as 6t co ander a ro d of t e or o a e done, and continue to do, to instill a culture of mission accomplishment, compliance with directi es and desire to eco e etter e er da to fix an areas ere e enco nter c allenges er ir an e er da a es a difference and o are doing exactl t at ell done e cond cted t e F tea el ed to ee a stein and t e ir Force efficient and read B testing roced res and searc ing for ne a s to ee t e ase r nning s oot l Ramstein can continue to become better and grow.

86th MUNS puts ‘power’ in airpower Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs When it takes the coordination of multiple units to make a single mission happen, it can e diffic lt for ir en to see the bigger picture and recogniz e how their efforts are i acting t e o erall ir Force mission. The 86th Munitions adron ir en sa t e are fort nate to see o t e fit into t e le t ro g receiving, storing and shipping ammunitions throughout the U .S. European Command. The 86th MU NS provides “the lethal edge” to combatant commands around the world. For some 86th MU NS ir en t e onl difference et een ilitar and co ercial aircraft is t e firepower. “Without us, j ets are j ust Cor ettes in t e s said enior ir an a id ean 86th MU NS storage crew chief. From the small arms ammo t at sec rit forces se to guard the gate to large combat artiller and issiles t e 6t ir en andle t e all with discipline, rigor and pride. e ir en sort ins ect ship and maintain service-

Senior Airman Nathan Slagle, 86th Munitions Squadron munitions storage crew chief, takes accountability of explosives and checks for vulnerabilities on an artillery delivery Dec. 8 on Ramstein. The 86th MUNS provides “the lethal edge” to combatant commands around the world.

a ilit and acco nta ilit for munitions at Ramstein, as well as those shipped to allied nations ic is ade easier eing centrall located in Europe. “We have multiple containers that house several thousand tons of munitions, ” said enior aster gt a id Shrimp, 86th MU NS materiel ig t c ief e co e into Ramstein; then we separate all of the explosive assets and palletiz e them for airlift to satisf se eral nition s ortfalls or nitions t at t e expect to expend, throughout

ir Forces in ro e at multiple installations.” With recent attacks in European countries, Shrimp said e elie es t e ir en have grown to understand o critical t e are to t e mission. e e ad t e o ort nit to send o t a fe ir en on ra id de lo ents and an have had a hand in helping support our allies in operations, ” Shrimp said. Working with live ammunition t e 6t ir en a e to constantl rel on eac ot er to ens re safet

as one careless mistake could become a crucial problem. “There’s inherent risk in

an o t t in e carr a larger part of that risk, and all of t ese ir en need to learn to have faith and trust in each ot er ri said t in t at s at reall ce ents e er t ing ere and a es us different from most other organiz ations on base.” Beca se of t e tr st t e have to have as a team, the ir en are no n to a e a lot of comradeship. t in an one o s een to a base or wing function has heard munitions loud and ro d e are a er close group with a lot of morale and camaraderie, ” Shrimp said. e 6t ir en continue to strengthen their bonds and, in turn, strengthen their mission success. Though t e are a single nit t eir global outreach and resources allow them to be a part of something bigger. Without their assets, effective airpower a not e ossi le

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US citizens released from Iranian prison arrive at Ramstein Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

in the reintegration process as the assessment continues and medical professionals monitor the patients’ treatment and progress. “As these returnees undergo treatment, we will preserve their privacy consistent with Federal privacy laws and regulations, ” L aterz a said. “Once our portion is completed, we will coordinate a smooth transition for each returnee to their continuing treatment location. “We are committed to ensuring each of these citiens is fir l gro nded on their path to health.” L RMC is the most forwardplaced Army medical center and the largest American hospital outside the U nited States. L RMC has treated more than 90, 000 wounded and ill service members and civilians from Afghanistan and Iraq . Combat operations, combined with rapid aeromedical evacuation capabilities, created a complex mili-

tary trauma system in which L RMC serves as the sole link between “downrange” care and subseq uent longterm care in the U nited States and other Coalition nations. As a result, L RMC is often

referred to as a prism, or center of an hourglass, receiving a wide variety of patients that L RMC treats and then medically evacuates to appropriate destinations throughout the world.




Three U .S. citiz ens recently released from detention in Iran arrived at L andstuhl Regional Medical Center via Ramstein late evening Jan. 17 and have begun their reintegration process. Trained and highly-capable military health professionals at L RMC are evaluating their condition, providing any necessary medical care and assisting in their recovery process. There is no pre-determined amount of time involved in the reintegration process. The L RMC team is sensitive to what the patients have been through and will proceed with their reintegration at a pace in which they are comfortable. The ultimate goal is to help the returnees j oin their families and society as they continue their path of recovery from their ordeal.

“My staff and I share in the excitement to welcome these Americans to L andstuhl Regional Medical Center, where we are honored to care for them, ” said Col. James L aterz a, L RMC commander. “Our team is focused on determining their medical needs in a safe environment to assist them on their road to recovery.” Each returnee initially received a full medical assessment, to ensure that any acute needs were immediately addressed, L aterz a explained. From there, a deliberate reintegration rocess egan s ecificall designed to suit each individuals’ personal needs. The process includes foral str ct red riefings and will allow each returnee to speak with the medical team about any other issues. A critical part of this process is the decompression period that maximiz es the health and welfare of each returnee. Family members assist



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Soldier achieves goals set at early age Story and photo by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs She’s a thinker. She’s a planner. She sets goals for herself and carries through. She knew in her heart what her goals were from the early age of 13, and she has accomplished them all, and more. eet gt ngelica Perez , Headq uarters and Headq uarters Company, 21st Theater Sustainment Command truck driver and administrative assistant. For Perez , j oining the Army was her goal since she was 13 years old. Born in a small town in exico - ear-old Pere is the third oldest in her family

Sgt. Angelica Perez, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 21st Theater Sustainment Command truck driver and administrative assistant, was promoted from specialist to sergeant Nov. 3 on Panzer Kaserne. Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, 21st TSC senior enlisted advisor (left), and Col. Dave Brown, 21st TSC deputy commanding officer, present Perez with her promotion.

of six children. During her ti e in exico s e learned first and t e eaning of

respect, honor and hard work. Perez credits her parents with helping her learn to

live with these values. fat er or ed in t e U .S. for many years while the rest of s li ed in exico Pere said arents ne that being separated would be hard, but my father had to earn money to take care of us. I didn’t see my dad very often, but I saw the results of is ard or According to Perez , this distance made her parents’ bond stronger. “Their marriage seemed unbreakable; I never saw t e disres ect eac ot er Perez recalled. When Perez was seven, her family moved to California. arents anted s to have the opportunity to grow in t e Pere said The entire family began

t e rocess of eco ing official U .S. citiz ens while still in exico is rocess ic continued when they arrived in the U .S., was no easy road, according to Perez . e did it t e rig t a s e said t as diffic lt but not impossible to get the paperwork to go through the process for all of my family to o e to t e The process, according to Perez , included physical exams and undergoing a background check. “We took tests and had to show why we wanted to become citiz ens of the U nited tates s e said Once the entire family became citiz ens, they moved See GOALS, Page 9

Imagine life without Biomedical Sciences Corps by Lt. Col. Juan Ramirez 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Have you ever given thought as to what life would be like without your friendly neighborhood Bio edical ciences Cor s fficers g ess would be no, unless you' re a BSC, but I suspect in order to answer that que stion or understand how your life would be affected, you would need a bit more background on who we are and what we do. The idea for a separate but eq ual corps for commissioned officers o ser e as non-n rses sicians dentists and administrators was the idea of Col. Alvin e er a ioen iron ental engineer o lo ied for

change. Soon after, Air Force Surgeon General L t. Gen. Richard Bohannon presented the thought that allied health professionals such as physical therapists, pharmacists, dietitians and the like req uired a separate corps for proper force development. e Bio edical ciences Cor s as first esta lished on January 28, 1965, but it was not until arc 1 of t at sa e ear t at e ere act all stood it in t e ir Force edical er ice Today, the BSC consists of approximately 2,400 officers co rised of 1 ir Force ecialt Codes encompassing 18 specialties. We are found in command, staff, research and clinical j obs, as well as many non-traditional medi-

cal roles. We are found deployed and at home stations and e s all a e t e a orit of officers o d find at a local edical gro So imagine for a bit: No BSC would mean there are no ar ac enefits at t e clinic no alidation of safe food and ater no earing c ec s significantly fewer medical and mental health appointments, out of pocket expenses for active duty eye exams, and the list goes on and on. The 2016 BSC Appreciation Week is being held onda t ro g an a e so e ti e to sa hello to your favorite BSC Airman and let them know you appreciate their contribution to the Air Force mission and the Ramstein family.

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Watch me touch, watch me go Airmen land a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules on the runway as they conduct a touch-and-go landing Jan. 14 on Ramstein. Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron transport troops and supplies across a variety of airfields and must practice the touch-and-go to ready them for any situation that may arise during landing. A touch-and-go allows Airmen to train on their ability to land and react to “emergency� situations and familiarizes pilots with their aircraft. Constant training ensures Airmen are able to respond anywhere they are needed.

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to Dinuba, California, a small town about 30 miles southeast of Fresno, and the place where Perez ’s father had been working for a number of years. Perez completed high school there and then continued her education by receiving her bachelor’s degree at Fresno State U niversity in Physical Education. Her degree was a maj or milestone in her life, but her goals did not stop there. From an early age Perez wanted to j oin the Army as soon as she graduated college. “I love physical education and knew I could fall back on it if my dream of being in the Army didn’t work out for me,” Perez said. In February 2014, Perez realiz ed her dream and j oined the Army as a specialist. “I saw the good for me in j oining the Army,” she said. After attending basic and advanced training at Ft. L eonard Wood, Missouri, Pere landed at er first d t station as a truck driver for the 39th Transportation Battalion, 21st TSC. She qui ckly changed her position and became the driver for Command Sgt. Maj . Rodney Rhoades, the senior enlisted advisor for the 21st TSC. Perez was promoted to sergeant in November 2015. The normal progression for a specialist to be promoted to sergeant is 36 months. “Sgt. Perez is an outstanding NCO who will go as far as she wants to in the Army,” Rhoades said. “I am very proud of this milestone that she has reached so qui ckly. Her promotion to sergeant within 21 months again shows how committed she is to the Army and to her career.” Perez credits reaching this milestone, along with all others she has accomplished, to the strong family ties she has developed throughout the years. “I believe that love for my family is the most important aspect in my life, because they give me unconditional support. Regardless of the time or occasion, my family has always been there for me, ” Perez said. “Every little step or big goal I have achieved is thanks to the education and support my family has given me.”

Kaiserslautern American Perez feels proud to serve as a Soldier in the 21st TSC, and says she could not be in a better place. She views her Army peers, mentors and leaders as her second family, and she brings the same values to her military family that she learned growing up, including respect, loyalty and hard work. Just as Perez considers her family her backbone of strength, respect and love, she feels that as an NCO she now has the opportunity to be the backbone for those Soldiers she hopes to soon support. “I feel lucky to have two families,” Perez said. “As a leader, I will carry on the traditions, customs and courtesies of the U .S. Army. I want to give the Army my motivation, dedication and knowledge to support our mission on a daily basis. I know I have a long way to go, but I will get there.” Another aspect of Perez is that she has been playing soccer since she attended elementary school in Mexico. When she became a U .S. citiz en, she continued playing for the soccer team in Dinuba. She has continued her z est for soccer by j oining the TSG K aiserslautern Frauenfussball, a local women’s soccer team. “I love to play soccer. I love the teamwork, the workout and meeting new people,” Perez said. “I am also hoping to learn some German.” Pere s exi ilit o enness and desire to improve in all areas of her life help her to exceed her performance at anything she attempts. Her current plan is to be a career Soldier, to serve 20 years and continue to progress, not only for her Soldiers but for the Army mission. “I want to be in the Army long enough to lead and become a command sergeant maj or,” she said. Perez plans on taking more military classes in order to contin e to create a terrific promotion packet that continues to make her stand out above the other NCOs. “I want to build a great career so that I get promoted on my own merits, ” Perez said. “I am motivated to have Soldiers under me that I can support and assist in becoming better Soldiers themselves.”

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Lentil Stew with Vienna Sausages

Lentil Stew with Vienna Sausages Ingredients (for 4 people)

4 cups of lentils, soaked the night before in water. (Allow the water to stand 1 inch above the top of the lentils.) 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup leek rings 4 large carrots finely diced 4-6 medium size potatoes peeled and diced (optional) 8 Vienna sausages or 4 pairs, whole 1 pound Kassler, whole (get it on the economy) 1 cup diced bacon 1 tablespoons margarine or ghee 6-8 cups water or stock (the water you soaked the lentils in will do nicely) 1-2 teaspoons salt (depending on how salty the Kassler is) ½ -1 teaspoon black ground pepper Use a large soup pot. Let the margarine or ghee get hot. Add diced bacon, onions, car-

rots, potatoes, leek, and lentils. Let roast until you get a nice aroma. Add 2-3 cups of liquid. Let it reduce and add more liquid. Add the Kassler. Reduce the heat and put on the lid. Let it simmer for 2 – 2 ½ hours. Stir every 15 minutes. If you don’t stir every 15 minutes gently, you will have burned vegetables and the Kassler will fall apart. Taste to make sure the taste is the level you desire. Now is the time to add a bit more spice if you like. Add the Vienna sausages 15 minutes before serving to allow them to simmer a bit. A nice side dish for this meal is Spaetzle. You can find them in your local German grocery store or refer back to the previous recipe from the January 8 edition of your Kaiserslautern American to see how to make Spaetzle from scratch. To serve, put Spaetzle on one side of a warm plate. On the other side put the lentils. Slice the Kassler in 4 equal slices and add to plate. Last, put a pair of Vienna sausages on the plate. The lentils are full of starch so they make a thick vegetable paste. It can be served in a bowl or on the plate with the meat and Spaetzle. Many Germans prefer a bit of vinegar in their lentils. You can set a bottle of vinegar on the table to meet individual taste preferences.

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LRMC goes tobacco-free Feb. 1 Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs Beginning Feb. 1, L andstuhl Regional Medical Center will become a tobacco-free medical campus. No smoking will be permitted on the L RMC campus, which extends to the green perimeter fence surrounding the hospital. The policy applies to all employees, patients and visitors at the hospital. Tobacco products and tobacco-related products that will be prohibited include cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco such as snuff, snus and chewing tobacco, and electronic nicotine devices such as electronic cigarettes. The new policy is being implemented in support of the Army surgeon general’s

Army Medicine Healthcare Covenant, which promotes tobacco-free living and implements tobacco-free medical campuses. The initiative is also in support of the 2020 Department of Defense goal for creating a tobacco-free workforce and installations. By becoming a tobacco-free medical campus, the U .S. Army Medical Command policy is extending the tobacco-free z ones from the current 50 feet to encompass the entire medical campus. Tobacco use and smokingrelated diseases are the leading causes of devastating, yet preventable and reversible, diseases in the U nited States. The tobacco-free living initiative is being implemented throughout MEDCOM to create a tobacco-free community that promotes the

Spring 2016 Religious Celebrations for Purim, Passover, Lent & Easter PROTESTANT Wednesdays during Lent Ash Wednesday, 10 February 1130 - Lunchtime Ashes, no communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1700 - Ashes Service with Communion, Ramstein South Chapel Lenten Mid-Week Services 17 & 24 February & 2, 9, & 16 March 1800 - Midweek Lenten Soup Supper, Ramstein South Chapel 1900 - Lenten Service, Ramstein South Chapel Holy Week Palm Sunday, 20 March 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Service, Vogelweh Chapel Maundy Thursday, 24 March 1900 – Maundy Thursday Service with communion, Vogelweh Chapel Good Friday, 25 March 1730 - Good Friday Service, Ramstein South Chapel Easter Sunday, 27 March 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Service, Vogelweh Chapel

Good Friday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence 25 March 1200 - Stations of the Cross, Ramstein North Chapel 1730 - Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Saturday, 26 March 0930 - Office of Readings & Morning Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - 1200 - Confessions, Ramstein North Chapel 2030 - Easter Vigil, Ramstein North Chapel *No 1700 Mass at Vogelweh Easter Sunday, 27 March 0900, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel

ORTHODOX COMMUNITY AT KAPAUN CHAPEL Lent 1800 - Forgiveness Vespers 1800 - 1st Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 1st Salutations 1800 - 2nd Presanctified Liturgy 0900 - Liturgy for the Annunciation 1800 - 3rd Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 3rd Salutations 1800 - 4th Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 4th Salutations 1800 - 5th Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary JEWISH COMMUNITY 1800 - 6th Presanctified Liturgy Purim, 24 March Holy Week 1800 - Purim Celebration, Ramstein South Chapel 23 Apr 0900 - Lazarus Saturday Liturgy Passover, 29 April 24 Apr 0900 - Palm Sunday Liturgy 1800 - Passover Seder, Ramstein South Chapel 24 Apr 1800 - 1st Bridegroom Matins All are welcome to attend the Passover event. Please RSVP to 25 Apr 1800 - 2nd Bridegroom Matins imapated8@gmail.com 26 Apr 1800 - 3rd Bridegroom Matins 27 Apr 1800 - Unction CATHOLIC 28 Apr 0900 - Holy Thursday Liturgy Ash Wednesday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 10 February 28 Apr 1800 - 12 Gospel Readings 0700, 1130, 1730 - Mass & Distribution of Ashes, Ramstein North Chapel 29 Apr 0900 - Royal Hours Lenten Confessions, 7 March 29 Apr 1500 - Unnailing Vespers 1800 - Lamentations 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel 29 Apr *No 1600 - 1645 Confessions on 26 March 30 Apr 0900 - Holy Saturday Liturgy 30 Apr 2330 - Pascha Fridays of Lent 12, 19, 26 February & 4, 11, 18 March 1 May 1300 - Agape Vespers (Offsite) **Days of Abstinence For more information please contact: 1730 - Stations of the Cross followed by a Lenten Soup Supper Fr. Matthew Streett at 0162-425-1998 (gov’t mobile) or Ramstein North Chapel matthew.streett.1@us.af.mil HOLY WEEK & SACRED TRIDUUM Palm Sunday, 19 March EPISCOPAL AT KAPAUN CHAPEL 1700 - Vigil Mass, Vogelweh Chapel 10 Feb 1800 - Ash Wednesday Service 20 March Sundays of Lent 14 Feb – 13 March Worship 1030am 0900, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel followed by class on Anglican Spirituality Holy Thursday, 24 March 20 March 1030 - Palm Sunday Service 1730 - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Ramstein North Chapel 1800 - Good Friday Service followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament concluding with 25 March 27 March 1030 - Easter Sunday Service 2145- Night Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel 5 Jun Bishop’s Visit and Confirmation For questions about services and times call Ramstein North Chapel: 480-6148 (06371-47-6148) 13 Mar 16 Mar 18 Mar 23 Mar 25 Mar 30 Mar 1 Apr 6 Apr 8 Apr 13 Apr 15 Apr 20 Apr

overall health of military personnel, family members, retirees and all employees on MEDCOM campuses as well as protecting patients from second- and third-hand tobacco haz ards. L imiting tobacco use is not uniq ue to military medicine. More than 3, 700 civilian health care institutions have adopted tobacco-free campus policies, to include the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins. Federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services are also tobacco-free campuses. Within the DOD, an increasing number of Navy, Air Force and Army medical treatment facilities have already implemented tobacco-free campus policies. Despite initial concerns, the transition to a tobacco-free campus has gone smoothly and is well-accepted by the maj ority of patients, visitors and staff. The timing of the Feb. 1 initiati e is s ecific to the L RMC facilities located within the green perimeter fence immediately surrounding the hospital. Other medical facilities operated and sustained by MEDCOM in Europe are scheduled

to become tobacco free no later than May 2016. Those MEDCOM facilities include Army health clinics, Army veterinary clinics, Army dental clinics and Army Public Health Command Europe. The MEDCOM policy applies to all personnel assigned to and working for MEDCOM, to include military, civilians, contractors and local national employees. It also applies to anyone seeking health care, visitors and people from other agencies and businesses that operate within or visit MEDCOM facilities and other campuses where MEDCOM facilities reside. For service members assigned to MEDCOM, the rule also applies anytime while in uniform. For all U .S. Army MEDCOM service members and civilians who work at L RMC, the policy means they can no longer use tobacco products during the duty day. L ocal national employees will be allowed to use tobacco products during non-duty hours such as lunch breaks during the work day. Those employees, as well as visitors, will be req uired to smoke in designated areas outside the medical campus. Future designated areas in compliance with the new

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

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policy are only a few minutes’ walk from current designated smoking areas. Signs will be placed in current tobacco-use areas to direct people to the new designated areas. “We understand the hardship this lifestyle change can create for some users of tobacco products, but U .S. Army Medical Command is taking the lead to improve the overall health for everyone in the MEDCOM family, as well for those we are honored to serve – our patients, ” said L RMC Commander Col. James L aterz a. “As medical providers, every leader and employee should become a part of this health education process by modeling healthy behaviors to everyone around them by reducing or q uitting their own tobacco use and supporting others who desire to do the same. “We want to help everyone succeed in supporting this new healthy lifestyle initiative, so we are increasing our efforts to help those who would like assistance in reducing or q uitting their use of tobacco products, ” L aterz a continued. Health care providers, health educators, tobacco facilitators and Army Wellness Center staff are all trained to support employee and patient tobacco reduction and cessation efforts. At L RMC, tobacco cessation services are available for TRICARE and non-TRICARE eligible beneficiaries by calling the L RMC Army Wellness See TOBACCO, Page 12

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Freinsheim conducts annual red wine hike by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The wine-growing community of Freinsheim will s onsor its first e ent ig lig t of 016 in its ine ards: a red ine i e e e ent nder t e otto Fres air c linar s ecialties and fine red ines ill ta e lace toda t ro g nda e red ine i e is a g ided to r on t e ine- i ing at leading fro t e to n all to a ine ard called si anten c el i ers can a e sto s at 1 food and e erage stations along t e ro te onig t at 6 a g ided torc i e ill lead interested artici ants fro t e Baro e to n all to t e first food stand orc sales ill start at :1 near t e to n all and in a iner

near t e train station n at rda and nda g ided to rs ill start at 11:30 a at t e istorical to n all ine Princess nne and a local sic gro ill elco e i ers The Freinsheim soccer cl ill s onsor its se ent ann al 10- ilo eter fol s r n starting at :30 a nda fro t e cl s resta rant ar onie on ac en ei er trasse 40 6 1 Freins ei e starting fee is if registering in ad ance at r-ti ing de egistration ill e ossi le ntil 30 in tes rior to t e r n for an additional 3 n all t ree da s of t e e ent local intners ill resent ario s red ines s c as ornfelder Ca erneta ignon erlot Ca ernet orsa aint a rent and aet rg nder in t eir ineries and at stands o ar

l e ein ic is a eated red ine s iced it clo es and cinna on stic s ill also e ser ed isitors can taste a ariet of food s ecialties incl ding: eat d lings it orseradis sa ce otato so otato anca es da fn deln c eese so r stea it onions deer go las it s aet le red ine onion so fres o sters lo ster sca i it s ag etti s inac d lings it c eese sa ce rat rst ea so and ga e go las esserts ill incl de l ear c ocolate ca e it red ine l s red ine ca e and red ine ffins Food and e erage stands ill e o en fro 6 to 10 toda and 11:30 a to 6 at rda and nda To get to Freinsheim car tra el on 6 direc-

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Hikers take breaks to taste local wines and regional food specialties during the red wine hike, which takes place today, Saturday and Sunday in Freinsheim.

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Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule Protestant Services

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Participants of the red wine hike in Freinsheim walk through the vineyards passing several food and beverage stations. The event takes place today, Saturday and Sunday.




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

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POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 06313406-4098 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. PWOC - Protestant Women of the Chapel Thu 9:00-11:30 a.m., Kapaun Chapel Mon 6:30-8 p.m., Vogelweh Chapel Tue 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Ramstein North Chapel Conference Room Tue 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ramstein South Chapel

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg 3150) Confession: 11:30 a.m. Sundays (Jun-Aug) Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m. (Jun-Aug) Confession: 12:00 p.m. Sundays (Sep-May) Sunday Mass: 12:30 (Sep-May) Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Confession: 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays

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

Jewish Religious Services Ramstein South Chapel Synagogue (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Shabbat Evening Service: 7 p.m. 1st & 3rd Friday

Islamic Services

Ramstein South Chapel Mosque Area Bldg. 2403 (DSN 480-5753) Friday Jummah prayers 1:00 p.m. Daily Prayers: Monday - Saturday 07:30 a.m. Fajr Monday - Thursday 1:30 p.m. Dhuhr Monday - Friday 3:00 p.m. Asr Religious Education/Fellowship : 1st and 3rd Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

Orthodox Christian

Kapaun Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631536-6859) Divine Liturgy: 9 a.m. Sundays Confessions by appointment

Chapel Youth Program

Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel/Club Beyond, (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) Weekly activities available for all teens in grades 6-12! For more information about upcoming Clubs and trips or volunteering please email kaiserslautern@clubbeyond.org 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 Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com Contact: ramsteinpyoc@googlemail.com AWANA awanaramstein@gmail.com Sundays, 1400-1600, Youth Center

Episcopal (Anglican)

10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel


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


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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Center at 590-5881 or 06371-9464-5881. Programs offered by the Internal Medicine Clinic and Family Health Clinic include one-onone or four-session programs which combine medications and weekly meetings for psychoeducational and group support. L ocal national employees can seek treatment opportunities through their host nation primary care provider. Other areas to turn to for help include: Patient Centered Medical Home provides tobacco cessation classes

and co nseling for all eneficiaries as well as nicotine replacement therapy in support of cessation efforts. For more information, contact your medical provider or their clinical team. The Army Public Health Center Tobacco-Free L iving Toolkit can be found at http:/ / phc.amedd.army. mil/ topics/ healthyliving/ tfl/ Pages/ default.aspx. The TRICARE Tobacco Cessation webpage provides all benefits associated it to acco cessation efforts for eneficiaries is can be found at www.tricare.mil/ HealthWellness/ Tobacco.aspx.

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Non-TRICARE civilians are ro ided to acco cessation enefits through their selected health plans. U CanQ uit2 provides Total Army Family tobacco cessation efforts through live chat sessions with a cessation coach on steps to q uitting as well as medication information. This can be found at https:/ / ucanq uit2.org. Federal civilian employees through the Federal Employees ealt Benefit rogra a e access to effective tobacco cessation services and products. For additional information about L RMC going tobacco-free, visit any

of the following sources: Town hall meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday in the L RMC Chapel U .S. Army Garrison RheinlandPfalz INFO-X town hall meeting scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the K MC Onstage theater on K leber K aserne, Bldg. 3232 Town hall meeting scheduled for 7 a.m. Wednesday in the L RMC Chapel L RMC Facebook page at www. face oo co Cofficial age L RMC public website at http:/ / rhce.amedd.army.mil/ landstuhl/ index.cfm

Seven resolutions for experiencing Germany by Gemma McGowan MilitaryInGermany.com contributing writer

Photo by Aysezgicmeli/Shutterstock.com

Boo ing ig t it ro ings ere o oo o r ig t at rando it one lo fixed rice starting at €33. You are able to select a category of what type of trip you would like to take, and t en o find o t o r s r rise destination at t e end of the booking. To try Blind Booking, visit www.eurowings.com/ skysales/ BlindBooking. aspx? culture= en-GB • t e o p op t e be o . Beaches in Europe can be a different experience than the ones we are used to in the U .S. Catch some rays in mainland Spain or Italy or even discover the beauty of German beaches.

Each year, many people set New Year’s resolutions, some they keep and some they don’t. To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s resolutions o s o ld definitel ee • op t e m oo to e . Perhaps, try to shop for your groceries there for a full month. Strive to always try a new item not found in American food stores. Photo by racorn/Shutterstock.com

• Fee t e pee o t . Travel to a new city on a fast German ICE train while sitting back and relaxing. Have a croissant and sip some wine. They even have “Saver-tickets” starting at €29 when you travel within Germany.

• ep o t p. Pack the car with drinks and food, and plan your gas stops with the sso F el finder ra el on fa o s ro tes s c as the German Romantic Road, or do it the old fashion way and j ust grab a map and go. • po e o o to . Small villages have amaz ing charm and history j ust waiting to be discovered. See where the locals go, perhaps a park or lake. Join them in the local pubs or family owned restaurants. L ike they say, “strangers are st friends o a en t et et • e e e m o . L earn more than the basic vocabulary or phrases like “Wo ist der Bahnhof? ” which means “Where is the train station? ” You can also learn words that will help you be more a part of the conversation. Here are some ideas: Exactly — “Genau” ( geh-NOW) Maybe — “Vielleicht” ( feel-L AICHT) Nice — “Schoen” ( schun) All right — “Alles klar” ( AHL -us klahr) reat — oll tol Fine — “Prima” ( PREE-ma) Fantastic — “Fantastisch” ( fan-TAHSH-tish) L ikewise — “Gleichfalls” ( GL AISH-fahls) Doesn’t matter — “Macht Nichts” ( MAHK Tnichts) No difference — “Ganz Egal” ( GAHNZ-aygahl) All is well — “Alles Gut” ( AHL -us goot) Fabulous — “Fabelhaft” ( FAH-bull-hahft)

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• F t e e p t ome e e. Check out “Tips on Booking a Cheap Ryanair Flight” at www.MilitaryInGermany.com. Find a free long weekend and book a destination that has the best price. You will discover and explore a new place that you normally would not have chosen. Or for the more daring, go on a “Blind

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Happy New Year from the Military in Germany tea

Great city trips, fun playgrounds for kids, delicious recipes and much more. www.MilitaryInGermany.com

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The following is a list of performances and events happening in the K MC and nearby locations. Dates are subj ect to change.

Performing arts:

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Adventure in red The wine-growing community of Landau-Nussdorf sponsors its annual “Adventure in Red” starting at 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. The event features hiking, arts, sounds and wine along the local wine event path in the vineyards. Local vintners present their wines and food specialties such as exotic steaks, spitroast, red wine goulash, bratwurst, soups and waffles. For details, visit www. landau-nussdorf.de.

o era rod ction of ef gee For details call 0631-36 - 0 or isit fal t eater de e ig t of sicals feat res songs from the most famous musicals an 31 For details and tic ets isit www.dienachtdermusicals.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: e Bernard llison ro erfor s l es roc so l and f n 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €24. e d et rs reen ird resents co ntr fol and o an 31 Tickets cost €22. e and Bl es Cara an resents l es Fe 4 ic ets cost 1 ose onda C lt f n n so l show with Fred K ellner and The Fa o s o l isters e orn orn orns and er onic iler trings Fe ic ets cost € 22. For ore infor ation isit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: rte is artett resents or s d ig an Beet o en and ard rieg rsda ic ets cost 14 1 and 4 er an tate P il ar onics einland-Pfal resent or s ean-P ili e a ea olfgang ade s o art and eorges Bi et an ic ets cost 1 and er an tate P il ar onics einland-Pfal resent or s sta a ler and Fran c ert Fe 1 ic ets cost et een 1 and For ore infor ation call t e aisersla tern o rist nfor ation office at 0631-36 - 31 Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers: adies ig t a la nnette and n t e ann a o t a group of unemployed workers who have the idea to present a strip show to a e t eir li ing Fe 13 ic ets cost 40 30 0 and 34 For ore infor ation isit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 063 1- 0 Landstuhl Stadthalle: cean ianist riane era

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Blues, rock, soul, funk Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the Bernard Allison Group performing blues, rock, soul and funk at 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €21. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

ene a resents nice elodies Fro iano to forte Fe 1 ic ets cost 1 For ore infor ation isit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 063 1- 340 Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: Platee a allet o era eanP ili e a ea in Frenc :30 toda and an 30 on io anni an o era olfgang ade s o art in talian :30 ednesda For ore infor ation isit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 06 1-30 -4 6 Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: ie a er oete an o era olfgang ade s o art at rda a i e an o era Fro ental ale in Frenc rsday. For additional infor ation isit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: e ife a sical a id e an ra as an and C Colean t ro g Fe 16 Perfor ances are :30 esda s t ro g at rda s and 6 nda s For ore infor ation isit www.english-theatre.org.


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cases still life otos era ercer t ro g ril 3 o rs are 11 a to esda s and 10 a to ednesda s to nda s For additional infor ation isit www.mpk.de. •  oelklingen, oel linger ette for er iron or s e ll con t C lt s o cases a o t 1 0 human skulls from stone age until toda t ro g a 16 ening o rs are 10 a to For ore infor ation isit www.voelklinger-huette.org.

Flea markets:

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Mark Your Calendar

January 2016

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» A wine expo sponsored by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Exchange will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 19 and 2 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh, Bldg. 1036. Wines from all over the world will be available for tasting along with fine foods. A full wine shop will be set up with all of the wines that are available for sampling. Wine seminars will be held each day of the expo for those interested in learning more about the wine before making a purchase. You will also receive a commemorative wine glass to take home. Open to all ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. Cost: $34.95 per person, per day; $60 per person for a two-day pass. Purchase a ticket online via WebTrac, at Armstrong’s Club from 5 to 10 p.m. daily, at the Pulaski Express, or at any Java Cafe in the KMC. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, if space permits. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club at 0631-350-7919. » A Dr. Seuss celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 5 at at Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 93812. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Army Europe Libraries, and Child, Youth and School Services join together to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss, who is considered to be one of America’s greatest authors. The event will feature guest readers, games, hands-on activities, story time, a puppet show, a meet and greet with several Seussian characters and more. Members of the community are invited to bring the entire family. Registration is not required for this free event. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322/8943 or 06371-86-7322/8943.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage presents “You’ve Got Hate Mail”: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Rated for mature audiences only. Advance reservations are recommended. » KMC Onstage Presents “Thom Pain (based on nothing)”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 6 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Rated for mature audiences only. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. » KMC Onstage presents “Death of a Salesman”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 20, 26 and 27; and 3 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28. Advance reservations are recommended.

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. » Winter Family Ball: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The evening will include a banquet style meal, a Frozen character meet and greet, a family photo keepsake, games and lots of dancing. Seating is limited. Early reservations required by Monday. Cost: $29.95 per adult, $19.95 per child. Children under 2 years old are free. Tickets can be purchased online via WebTrac or at any Java Cafe in the KMC. » ’80s Glow Party: 9 p.m. To 2 a.m. Jan. 30. Groove down

and flashback to the ’80s. The club will feature some groovy visual effects and ultraviolet lights. Don’t forget to dress the part: Wear white to glow or your favorite ’80s’ gear. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. » Carnival at the Pub: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 6. In honor of the Carnival in Rio, the club will transform with colorful decorations, a special performance, a live disc jockey playing top Latin hits and specials. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 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. » Mardi Gras Party: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 6. Enjoy a live DJ, beads and specials. Cover charge: $5. » Sweetheart Ball: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 13. Come and enjoy a night of pure country love. Couples will receive a complimentary glass of champagne. » 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 Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » K-town Coverall Bingo: This event has been cancelled indefinitely. » 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.


» A USA Jobs Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. 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 more information and to enroll in the next available class, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» Toddler 4-1-1 meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday from January through March at E-Street Cafe on Vogelweh. Toddlerhood brings with it new challenges. This series addresses topics you will likely encounter during the toddler years, including: temper tantrums, potty training, picky eating, sleep issues, age-appropriate expectations and more. No registration required. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Dads 101: A Crash Course for New and Expecting Dads meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks,

Bldg. 2926. This is a class for dads, by dads. Learn from experienced dads in this informational class. Topics include preparing for fatherhood, surviving the first few weeks, caring for your new baby, ways to keep your baby safe and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.


» Walk and Talk meets from 11 a.m. to noon the third Friday of every month. Stimulate your body and your mind. Join Army Community Service to walk and talk it off. Locations vary. For more information, call ACS at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Join Army Community Service for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Classes and Training

» A sponsorship training class will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. This course will help you fulfill the role as a sponsor for incoming personnel. Units sending students to training are required to pre-register with ACS to ensure that a unit-specific sign-in roster is available. This training is open to Soldiers, civilians and spouses who will act sponsors. Training is held at Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » A military knowledge series will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 29 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Learn all about life in the military. This class provides information about social events, chain of command, traditions and courtesies, and introduces you to Family Readiness Groups. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» Celebrate Fasching with Baumholder Library from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 2. Children ages 4 to 14 years old are welcome to dress up in their favorite costume and celebrate Fasching with music, games and dancing. There is no registration required. For more information, contact Baumholder Library on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-8851/1740 or 06783-6-8851. » A romantic comedy movie marathon will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 12 at Baumholder library in the movie lounge. Open to adults, ages 18 years and older. No registration required. For more information, contact Baumholder Library, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740. » Hilltop Theater Presents the musical “Baby”: 7 p.m. Feb. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27. Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and $24 for a family of 4 or more. Tickets may be reserved in advance through Hilltop Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8218, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » Auditions for Hilltop Theater’s youth production of “The Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23. Prepare a song to sing and wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the movement and dance part of the audition. No experience necessary. A large cast is needed. Backstage and tech volunteers are needed as well. For more information, contact Hilltop Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8218, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS Workshop: 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 TUESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDR WEDNESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Linked In: 2 to 3 p.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » Transition GPS Workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC JAN. 29 » Transition GPS Workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC


For more information and to register for KMC Youth Instructional Classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes” or call 06371-47-6444, Ramstein Youth Programs, or 0631-536-6504, Vogelweh Youth Programs.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. MONDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. TUESDAY » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. » Biggest Loser — Brown bag brief, “Injury Prevention”: 11 to 11:45 a.m. » Healthy Eating: 1 to 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY » Biggest Loser — Brown bag brief, “Reliable Resources”: 11 to 11:45 a.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. JAN. 29 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » STRESS MANAGEMENT: TIME MANAGEMENT: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday on Ramstein, Bldg. 2123, next to Ramstein Clinic near construction containers. Participants are welcome to bring lunch. » KIDS FIRST: CO-PARENTING CHILDREN THROUGH DIVORCE AND SEPARATION: 10 am to noon Thursday on Ramstein, Bldg. 2123, next to Ramstein Clinic near construction containers. Participants are welcome to bring lunch. » TEEN CYBER AWARENESS TRAINING: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the KMCC food court special event room. Office of Special Investigation representatives will inform about online crimes against children. Parents and teenagers will learn information on Internet safety. » ACTIVE PARENTING OF TEENS: A four-session series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11, 18, 25 and March 3 at Ramstein High School. This class focuses on effective parenting methods for ages 13 to 18 years old.

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» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION: Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month at Health Promotion on Ramstein, Bldg. 2117. The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, teaches them how to calm a crying baby, teaches role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register or for more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during

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duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

Military Family Life Consultants

For details, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-56748179. » 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, nonmedical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psychoeducational presentations focused on issues common to the military family include: reunion and reintegration, stress and coping, grief and loss, and deployment and reintegration.

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Education Notes

Spring theater classes

Do you have a child interested in getting involved with theater? K MC Onstage offers an after-school learning program and home-school theater classes for youth, ages 5 to 18 years old. The after-school learning program, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, will run from Tuesday to May 7. Open to ages 8-18; advance registration req uired. The two home-school theater classes include: Pantomime, Pratfalls and Play, open to ages 5 to 8 years old; and Shakespeare and K ids, open to ages 8 to 18 years old. Each class will run from Feb. 1 to Mar. 21, with a registration deadline of Thursday, and again from Apr. 18 to June 6, with a registration deadline of Mar. 18. For more information or to register for a class, contact K MC Onstage on K leber K aserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626; or e-mail nathan.d.records.naf@ mail.mil.

TAG Meeting

The Teen Advisory Group meeting is an opportunity for teens to make their voices heard about what programs and materials they want to see offered at the library. The next TAG meeting will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl. No registration requi red. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or Civ. 06371-86-7322.

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

You’re invited to a tea party. Join Child, Youth and School Services and Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary for the Fancy Nancy Tea Party from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at L andstuhl Community Cl Bldg 3 0 ress in o r finest tea art clothes, learn proper tea manners, enj oy high tea and participate in craft activities. Open to ages 3 to 7 years old, accompanied by an adult. This event is free. Space is limited to 80 particiants a aila ilit is on a first co e first ser ed basis. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Feb. 6 is Take Your Child to the L ibrary Day. This is an international initiative that enourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library. Stop by and visit the Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary at L andstuhl to check out the wonderful children’s materials and even register for a library card for free. Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary at L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

In acknowledgement of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program will host a number of special activities for teens during February: • 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 6: Teen Skating Night at Crossroads Skating Rink on Vogelweh, Bldg. 2053 • 6 p.m. Feb. 19: Teen Movie Night at Wagon Wheel Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8125 • 6 to 9 p.m Feb. 20: Teen Cosmic Bowling Night at Vogelweh Bowling Center, Bldg. 2060 • 6 p.m. Feb. 26: Teen Movie Night Exchange Reel Time Theater on Ramstein in the K aiserslautern

Military Community Center, Bldg. 3336 • 6 to 8 p.m Feb. 27: Teen Cosmic Bowling Night at Strikers Bowling Center on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8105 Entry fees will be paid for each activity. Teens are encouraged to bring money for food. For more information, contact ACS at 493-4203 or 485-8188; or 0631-3406-4203 or 06783-6-8188.

Pit Stop Racing Day

Come on down to Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 20 and bring your race cars. Enj oy car races, crafts and more. You may even trade your race cars if you wish. This event is open to all ages and everyone who loves cars. No registration requi red. For more information, contact the library at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Youth guitar lessons

SK IESU nlimited now offers guitar lessons for youth ages 9 to 18 years old. L essons are available by appointment at beginner and advanced levels. Participants are asked to bring an acoustic guitar, notebook and pencil. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Toddler Storytime

Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl hosts a storytime for toddlers, ages 2 to 3 years old, at 10:30 a.m. every Friday. This entertaining event incl des stories sic annel oard and acti ities for young children and their parents in order to promote educational development and reading readiness. No sign-up requi red. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.


K indermusik is a musical program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. SK IESU nlimited offers K indermusik classes for youth in three age categories: Cuddle and Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle and Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and L augh and L earn, ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all branches of service. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 0631-3406-4516/ 4122 or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Computer-assisted piano class

SK IESU nlimited is offering a computer-assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials they may have from previous piano lessons. The class is offered Mondays and Thursdays on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and in L andstuhl,

Bldg. 3819. Open to all branches of service for children ages 4 to 18 years old. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 6371-86-8943.

Lapsit Storytime

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary for L apsit Storytime. This infant storytime is held at 10:30 a.m every Thursday. The event includes sensory crafts, songs finger la s and stories ig t refres ents are available for the parents. Because of limited space, sign-up is requi red for every storytime. A wait list is also available, in which parents are notified t e at rda rior if a s ace as eco e a ailable. For more information or to register, contact Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Job openings at CYS Services

If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions at www.usaj obs.gov. Search for j ob title: Child and Youth Program Assistant ( entry, skill and target level) CY-01/ 02. Positions are available at K leber, L andstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a ositi e in ence on c ildren and o t

Tots and Tales Storytime

Tots and Tales Storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl is an entertaining event it annel oard f n finger la s songs acti ities and nursery rhymes. It promotes educational development and reading readiness in young children, ages 12 to 24 months. Tots and Tales storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Sign up in advance. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Child, Youth and School Services offer a K MC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up and drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein and L andstuhl. ID card, shuttle card and permissions slips are req uired to ride the shuttle. For more information and to apply for your shuttle card, contacnt Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 412; or Family andand Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

EFMP Storytime

Come to the Rheinland-Pfalz L ibrary in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 1 p.m. the 2nd Wednesday of each month for the Exceptional Family Member Program Storytime. Open to all EFMP families; no registration limit or deadline. For more information, contact the library at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

January 22, 2016

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz volleyball

Bump! Set! Spike! The U .S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz men’s and women’s community volleyball teams are looking for experienced players to compete in the 2016 U .S. Forces Europe volleyball season. Players must be 18 years or older and out of high school. If interested, please contact Wilford “L efty” Byrd at L efty.Byrd@ us.army.mil, L efty.Byrd@ gmail.com or 0160-6666102; or Ariana Suerodelgado at ariana. suerodelgado@ dla.mil, asuerodelgado@ yahoo.com or 0151-54059343.

3-on-3 basketball tournament

Gather a team and sign up today to play some competitive 3-on-3 basketball. The U .S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held on Saturday at K leber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. Games begin at 10 a.m. Open to military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Cost: $7 per team; teams are limited to 4 players axi ace is li ited to t e first 1 tea s to register. For more information or to register, contact the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087.

Volleyball clinic and tournament

re o interested in eco ing a certified olall official nstallation anage ent Co and ro e ill ost a free officials clinic fro 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Jan. 29 at the chapel on Sembach K aserne, Bldg. 118. Participants will learn the rules and regulations of volleyball, the step-by-step processes of the game and the skills needed to eco e an official en to card olders, ages 18 and older. Registration requi red. To register for t e free clinic contact r on ee by phone at 475-7576 or 09641-83-7576 or via email at tony.lee2.naf@ mail.mil. Following the clinic, a practicum tournament will be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. This free to rna ent is o en to t e first six tea s to sign up. Sign-up begins at 8 a.m. the morning of the tournament. le

Sweetheart Challenge 5K Run/Walk

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Sweetheart Challenge 5K Run/ Walk at 10 a.m. Feb. 13. Sign up individually or as partners. Your “sweetheart” may be anyone you like — s o se significant ot er friend, family member, etc. There will be two obstacles that must be completed as a couple in order to win the “partner priz e.” Registration will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. On the day of the event at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg 3 Cost: e first 100 artici ants to register will receive a t-shirt. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Combatives Invitational

U .S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness will host a Combatives Invitational at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at K leber Fitness Center. Registration and weigh-in will be from 8 to

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9:15 a.m and a coaches meeting from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Open to all active duty service members ( male and female) , ages 18 and older. Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each category and overall. Free for participants; $5 spectator fee for ages 12 and older. For more information, contact Coleman Swinton at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087; or email coleman.o.swinton.naf@ mail.mil.

ing confidence in soccer o e ents Parents ill receive information and feedback on their child’s progress, talent, and areas needing improvement. Open to all branches of service. For more inforation contact Fa il and orale elfare and Recreation One Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943; or Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 4934516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122.

Landstuhl Falcons baseball

Youth sports coaches needed

rea a o t la ing ase all again Join the L andstuhl Falcons Baseball Club. Part of the Deutscher Baseball und Softball Verband and Suedwestdeutschen Baseball und Softballverbandes, the L andstuhl Falcons are a travel team and the only American team in the German league. The Falcons are also looking for t o tra eling ires and a score ee er st e 18 or older. If you are interested in playing, umpiring or scorekeeping, contact landstuhlfalcons@ gmail.com or www.landstuhlfalcons.com

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

SK IESU nlimited now offers Braz ilian Jiu-Jitsu in three different levels: Braz ilian Jiu-Jitsu Juniors, ages 3 to 4 years old; L ittle Grapplers, ages 5 to 17 years old; and Bully Busters, ages 8 to 13 years old. Each level teaches basic non-violent selfdefense techniq ues while instilling the Braz ilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122; or Family and orale elfare and ecreation ne to shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Chakra Yoga

Practice t e C a ra oga o at :30 e er ednesda at t e assage oga t dio on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2899. This new yoga seq uence is catered around the seven chakras. s ecial introd ctor class is eld on t e first Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact 493-4156, 0631-3406-4156 or visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Youth indoor soccer clinics

SK IESU nlimited offers winter indoor soccer clinics for youth at the indoor soccer arena inside the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. The licensed coaching staff is made up of current German team coaches and former professional first-di ision soccer la ers en to all s ill levels, ages 3 to 17 years old. Youth will develop basic and fundamental soccer skills as well as tactics, formations and more. With regular training and ractices of s ecific tec ni es coac es ill g ide c ildren along f n-filled et c allenging drills and scrimmages. This instills good sportsmanship and tea s irit a ig ersonal fitness le el and a assion to reach their best soccer potential while build-

re o interested in coac ing o t orts is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, contact 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

Karate Tech classes

Check out SK IESU nlimited K arate Tech and K arate Tech Plus classes. K arate Tech is the modern fusion of six traditional martial arts all in one. It provides a complete system of personal defense for youth ages 5 to 1 ears old Partici ants ill learn confidence od balance, perseverance, patience, self-mastery sparring and forms. Beginner, Beginner/ Intermediate, and K arate Tech Plus levels are offered at various times for various prices. Open to all branches of service. For more information, visit Webtrac or contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122; or Family and orale elfare and ecreation ne to shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943; or 06371-86-8943.

Recreational Soccer Sundays

eet ne eo le get in s a e and la soccer fro 10:30 a to e er nda at iesa r e ot soccer field or P las i Barrac s soccer field en to Card olders e art ent of Defense Civilians, and retirees ages 16 and up. For more information and current location, contact o ert ic els at 4 6- 3 063 1- 6- 3 or robert.j .michels2.civ@ mail.mil.

Youth cheer and tumbling classes

SK IESU nlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18 years old. Classes help to i ro e strengt exi ilit s and t bling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks., Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 412; or Fa il and orale elfare and ecreation ne Stop shop in L andstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Wii Sports and Wii Fit

The ROB Fitness Center is offering Wii Sports and ii Fit for free a e o r fitness ro tine with some Wii and experience a whole new level of exercise and fun. For more information contact t e fitness center at 4 3- 41 or 0631-3406-2241.

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Maintainers clean before painting, inspecting Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs “Clean before applying paint” is a direction many people may disregard during a home improvement proj ect, but they are words that are well-heeded by the members of the 86th Maintenance Sq uadron isochronal inspection section. Proper washing and painting is crucial in maintaining the aircraft assigned to Ramstein. “( It) is for corrosion prevention, ” said Tech. Sgt. Andrew K ohn, 86th MX S ISO dock coordinator. “You want to get all the grime and grit that gathered while it was out. “We don’t always land on international runways, ” K ohn added. “We ( often) land on dirt runways with rocks, so you’re going to get nicks and things wrong with your plane.” For this reason, K ohn said they wash and paint the aircraft in conj unction with the regularly scheduled ISO inspections. An ISO inspection is a scheduled, extensive examination of an aircraft to maintain its functionality and perform preventive maintenance. The inspections can

vary in time and complexity, with inspections categoriz ed as either A, B, C-1 or C-2 checks. “The C-2 check, which is the most in-depth, is what we’re coming up on right now, ” K ohn said. “Anything and everything that you have on this aircraft is going to be touched by us.” This C-2 check marks the end of an ISO inspection period of the 14 C-130Js assigned to Ramstein. After this C-2 inspection, Ramstein will not be due for another one until 2020. “For the 86th Airlift Wing, that means more reliability on the aircraft side, ” K ohn said. The inspections involve Airmen from multiple shops in the 86th MX S, but each aspect of the process adds value to getting the aircraft back into operations. “I had never heard about having to wash an aircraft, and then I got here. In my second or third week I was told I was going to wash, ” said Airman 1st Class Ryan K uiper, 86th MX S aerospace maintenance apprentice. “It’s an experience I’ll never forget, that’s for sure.” The Airmen have one day to get the entire aircraft washed. As such, K uiper said the wash day can be long and physically taxing.

“It’s cool to see the plane go from dirty to clean, ” K uiper said. Though the painting is mostly j ust touch-up spot painting, it is still an important method to prevent corrosion and extend the life of the aircraft. nce t e aircraft is as ed and ainted it t en officially goes into inspection, which is broken up into loo and fix ases “They are very in-depth inspections, ” K uiper said. “The planes get taken apart and put back together.” The ISO section typically looks for the items that o ld ca se ission sto age first t t e c ec e er thing from burned-out light bulbs to cracked airframes. “You learn how things operate, what goes wrong more than others, ” K uiper said. “During the inspection, you learn why things are more important than other things.” K uiper said the inspection is better than the wash because, though they are still on a time crunch, they are allowed more than the one day that completing the wash req uires. Each C-2 inspection takes approximately two weeks to return the aircraft to operational status, but it all begins with a wash and paint j ob.

86th Maintenance Squadron Airmen wash a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules before a C-2 isochronal inspection Jan. 4 on Ramstein. This examination marks the 14th and final C-2 ISO inspection for the 86th A

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Airman Drew Thurau, 86th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, sprays water on the wing of a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules during a pre-isochronal inspection wash Jan. 4 on Ramstein. An ISO inspection is a scheduled, extensive examination of an aircraft to maintain its functionality and perform preventive maintenance.

Airman 1st Class Zachary Ohannessian, 86th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, scrubs the wing of a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 4 on Ramstein. The wash is preparation work for the aircraft’s C-2 isochronal inspection.

Airlift Wing until 2020.

Capt. Rachel Weiler, 86th Maintenance Squadron maintenance flight commander, washes the underbelly of a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 4 on Ramstein. The wash was performed before the aircraft’s C-2 isochronal inspection.

Airman 1st Class Ryan Kuiper (left), and Senior Airman Trevor Garner, both 86th Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, scrub the wing of a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules Jan. 4 on Ramstein. The wash is preparation work for the aircraft’s C-2 isochronal inspection. C-2 ISO inspections last approximately two weeks and require maintenance personnel to check the aircraft from tip to tip.

Capt. Rachel Weiler, 86th Maintenance Squadron maintenance flight commander (left), and Senior Airman Kyle Warnock, 86th MXS crew chief, clean the underbelly of a Ramstein C-130J Super Hercules during a pre-isochronal inspection wash Jan. 4 on Ramstein.

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TAKE A HIKE: KMC’s guide to upcoming volksmarching events a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 10 km) T rai l : U nknown, expect wooded areas Awar d : None. Weekend of Jan. 23-24 •  Grosbliederstroff,  France  (F-57520)  —  This •  Gaas erech  (Gas erich),  Luxembourg  French event is found due south of Saarbruecken (L-2451)  —  This event is located in a southern and almost literally on the border. From the K MC, suburb of L uxembourg City and may be reached se to a ns 6 to connect rie it to a n in about 90 minutes from the K MC. From the 620 at Saarbruecken. Exit at Saarbruecken-St. K MC, take Autobahns 6 toward Saarbruecken Arnual ( 19) , take the third exit from the roundand 8 to Perl and the border. Cross the Mosel about at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto River into L uxembourg and continue on A13 to aarge ender tra e li el at a traffic lig t to Bettembourg. Connect with Autoroute A3/ E25 north head south under the A6 and parallel to the river. toward L uxembourg City, then exit at Hesperange/ The road becomes Rue de Sarrebruck ( N61) upon L uxembourg-Gasperich. U se CR231 to reach the crossing the border into France. Continue a short start at Gaasperech ( Gasperich) . ways to Grosbliederstroff. S t ar t : Hall omnisports z u Gaasperech at 4, rue G. S t a rt : Salle de Jeux et L oisirs on rue des Fermes Rossini S u nd ay : 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 12 km) S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 10 km) and 7 a.m. to T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None. noon ( 15 and 20 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : •  enchhoffen,  France  (F-67340)  —  This None. event is south of Bitche and west of Haguenau. •  Hinsbourg,  France  (F-67290)  —  Here’s a It’ll req uire a fair amount of driving but there are volksmarch that requi res more than a bit of driving a number of scenic roads and it should make for but provides an opportunity to explore the sort-ofa pleasant time. From the K MC, use Autobahns nearby town of Haguenau or Strasbourg. The event 6 and 8 toward Saarbruecken and Zweibruecken. is southwest of both Pirmasens and Bitche, France. Exit at Zweibruecken-Ixheim ( 33) to take B424 From the K MC, use Autobahn 6 past Saarbruecken south where it becomes D35A in France. Connect and into France where it becomes A32. Connect with N62 toward Haguenau. At Niederbronn-les- with the A4 ( a toll road with automated collection Bains, take D28 to Ingwiller via Zinswiller and booths) toward Strasbourg and use the Phalsbourg Rothbach. Pick up D919 leading to Menchhoffen exit ( 44) . U se secondary roads through Phalsbourg, and the start. Eschbourg, and L a Petite-Pierre to reach Hinsbourg S t ar t : Salle polyvalente on Route d’U ttwiller and the start. S u nd ay: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 10 km) and 8 a.m. to S t a rt : Salle polyvalente on rue Principale 1 p.m. ( 20 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None. S u nd a y: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 10 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None. Weekend of Jan. 30-31 •  Lintgen, Luxembourg (L-7505) — This event •  ont -les- ains,  France  (F-57480)  —  This brings volksmarchers north of L uxembourg City. event is adj acent to the French border, roughly mid- While it’s about two hours from the K MC, it way between Merz ig, Germany, and L uxembourg does offer drivers something different as far as Cit C s anderers ill find t e dri e is al ost scenery. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 toward entirely on the autobahn making it relatively easy to Saarbruecken, 62 and 1 to Trier, and 602 and 64 reach. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 past to the L uxembourg border. Continue on Autoroute Saarbruecken and toward L uxembourg City. After A1 to L uxembourg City and connect with A7 Perl, the autobahn becomes A13 once the border is nort to rie se 11 to ard onderange Pic crossed. Immediately after entering L uxembourg, up secondary roads CR126 and CR125 west to use exit 13 to the end of the ramp and turn right onto Walferdange, then take N7 north to L intgen and the road designated 152. Follow this road south to the start. France and the town of Contz -les-Bains using IVV S t a rt : Salle A Mouschelt S u nd ay: 7:30 a.m. signs. to 2 p.m. ( 6, 12 and 16 km) T rai l : U nknown S t ar t : Mille-Club on rue du Stade S u nd ay: 7 Awar d : None. by Donald Seltzer

Weekend of Feb. 6-7

•  Dudelange,  Luxembourg  (L-3474)  —  This event is about an hour and three-qua rters from the K MC to the start south of L uxembourg City. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarbruecken, Saarlouis, Merz ig and Perl. Continue across the border on Autoroute A13 to connect with A3. Head south toward Metz to exit at Dudelange ( 3) . Pick up secondary roads CR161 and CR160 to Dudelange. S t a rt : Centre Sportif L ycé e Nic Biever Annexe Alliance on rue Reiteschkopp S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 12 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None. •  ch albach-Griesborn (66773) — Wanderers ill find t is aarland e ent nort est of Saarbruecken and easily reached by autobahn from the L andstuhl/ Ramstein area. Expect some fun and surprises as the club celebrates Fasching. From Baumholder, use Autobahns 62 and 1 south toward Saarbruecken. Connect with Autobahn 8 toward Saarlouis and exit at Schwalbach/ Schwarz enholz ( 15) . U se secondary roads through Sprengen and Schwalbach to the start at Griesborn. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarlouis to reach the Schwalbach/ Schwarz enholz exit ( 15) , then follow secondary roads through Sprengen and Schwalbach to reach Griesborn. S t a rt : Gemeindesaalbau at Hauptstraß e 90 S at u rd ay: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 10 km) S u nd ay: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 6 and 10 km) T rai l : Expected to be somewhat hilly, woods Awar d : None. •  ut , France (F-57970) — This event is roughly midway between Metz and L uxembourg City. It’s another long drive from the K MC but, after exiting the autobahn at Perl, you will wind alongside the Moselle River south toward Thionville. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 past Saarbruecken, Saarlouis and Merz ig to the border at Perl. U se the Perl exit ( 2) to connect with B419 south; this road changes to D654 after crossing the French border. Continue south along the Moselle to Yutz and the start. S t ar t : Salle Petit Prince on rue du gymnase S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 11 km) and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 20 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None. See VOLKSMARCHING, Page 24



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Weekend of Feb. 13-14

•  Durstel,  France  (F-67320)  —  This Sunday volksmarch, found south-southeast of Saarbruecken, is reached relatively easily by autobahn. From the K MC, use Autobahn 6 past Saarbruecken and into France where it becomes A32. Connect with the A4 toll road toward Strasbourg and use the Sarre-U nion exit ( 43) . Head south on D1061 toward Phalsbourg, then use a minor road ( D95) through Gungwiller and Bettwiller that leads to the start at Durstel. S t ar t : Salle Avenir S u nd ay: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 10 km) and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 20 km) T rai l : U nknown Awa rd : None. •  Kleinich-Oberkleinich  (54483)  —  This event is north-northwest of Idar-Oberstein and fairly accessible to volksmarchers in other locations. From Baumholder, head toward Neubruecke via minor roads to reach B41/ B269. Head north through Birkenfeld to connect with B327 toward Hahn Airport. Take the minor road at Hochscheid to the start at K leinich. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 toward Saarbruecken and 62 toward Trier, and exit at Birkenfeld ( 4) . Take B41/ B269 north to Morbach and B327 toward Hahn Airport. U se the minor road at Hochscheid to reach Oberkleinich. S t ar t : K ulturscheune at Orts Straße 13 S at u rd ay an d S u nd ay : 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6, 10 and 21 km) T rai l s: Hilly, wooded areas Awar d : U nclear from the brochure description. •  Remeling,  France  (F-57480)  —  This event is near the French border and west of Merz ig, Germany. While a bit distant, K MC’s wanderers ill find t e dri e is ostl on t e a to a n Fro the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 past Saarbruecken,

Kaiserslautern American then exit at Merz ig ( 6) . Take secondary roads across the border and through Hilbringen and Waldwisse to the start at Remeling. S t a rt : Foyer Socio-Culturel on Rue Thionville S u nd a y : 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 5 and 10 km) T ra i l : U nknown, expect wooded areas Awar d : None.

Weekend of Feb. 27-28

•  Grevenmacher, Luxembourg (L-6718) — This event is southwest of Trier and j ust across the border making it a reasonably easy drive from the K MC ( 90 minutes) . From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 toward Saarbruecken, 62 and 1 to Trier, and 64 to the L uxembourg border. Continue onto Autoroute A1/ E44 to the Mertert exit ( 14) . U se N1 to reach the town of Grevenmacher and the start. S t a rt : Domaines Vinsmoselle Caves de Grevenmacher at 12, rue des Caves S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 11 km) T ra i l : U nknown Awar d : None. •  Hemmersdorf (66780) — This Saarland event is west of Dillingen and only a few kilometers from the French border, yet it’s easily reached by autobahn from the K MC area. Reader Janice L ukacsko once described one of the club’s events as having a ict res e trail t e first alf r ns rett c along the river.” From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 8 toward Saarlouis and Merz ig to exit at Rehlingen ( 7) . U se secondary roads through Bueren to reach Hemmersdorf. S t a rt : Grenz landhalle on Niedaltdorfer Straße S at u rd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 10 km) and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 15 km) S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( 6 and 10 km) and 7 a.m. to noon ( 15 km) T rai l : U nknown Awar d : None.

January 22, 2016 •  Rothenburg  ob  der  Tauber  (91541)  —  This walk explores the medieval walled-city of Rothenburg. The Saturday-only old-town walk offers a mini-tour of its many shops and sights. The outside trails, available on both days, are a great choice if you’ve already experienced the old-city trail. It’s crowded but not overwhelming; parking is plentiful. In conj unction with this special walk discounts on admission are offered by a number of museums and attractions by showing your IVV start card. From the K MC, use Autobahns 6 and 7 past Mannheim, Heidelberg, Heilbronn and Crailsheim in order to reach Rothenburg. S t ar t : Sporthalle at Erlbacher Straße 5 S at u rd ay: 7 a.m. to noon ( 6, 11 and 21 km outside of city) and noon to 4 p.m. ( 11 km old-city trail) S u nd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 6 and 11 km) and 7 a.m. to noon ( 21 km) T rai l s: Old-City routes are paved and have steps; trails in the surrounding area are hilly and wooded Awar d : From previous events. •  Woerth,  France  (F-67360)  —  This event, south of Pirmasens, will be a 90-minute drive from K aiserslautern. From the K MC, head south on B270 to Pirmasens, then connect with B10 to Hinterweidenthal. Pick up minor roads ( L 487 and L 478) southward toward L udwigswinkel and Hirschthal. Cross into France and continue on D925, D3, and D27 to reach Woerth and the start. S t ar t : Maison des Associations de Woerth at 11, rue des Turcos Su nd ay: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 10 and 20 km) T rai l : U nknown, expect hilly and wooded areas Awar d : None. For more information and to see the full list of events through the end of March, visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com.

Hold the salt, please! Courtesy of Public Affairs Office USAG Stuttgart Snow and ice are slippery hazards. De-icing salt has long been the most common way to clear snow and ice from sidewalks, roadways and driveways. While it’s convenient, there are drawbacks. Ecosystems adjacent to salted roads are often damaged by the contact. Plants are damaged or killed, water and soil is contaminated, and in severe cases, wildlife can become ill or die. Salt can also cause serious damage to lawns and gardens.

What you can do • Use as little de-icing salt as possible. • Using a small amount of de-icer before a snowfall helps reduce the amount of product needed. • On dry days, sweep up loose salt to prevent the excess being washed into the environment. • Try sand or kitty litter. • Use elbow grease — shovel quickly, use a broom and something to break any ice. In Germany, there are several re-usable salt-free abrasives available. For a list of manufacturers, visit www.blauer-engel.de/en/index.php.

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MISS GERMANY QUALIFYING COMPETITION IN KAISERSLAUTERN Be part of the Miss Germany qualifying competition in Kaiserslautern’s K in Lautern mall on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The competition is the first of its kind in Kaiserslautern and will be held on the stage downstairs at K in Lautern from 2 p.m. The winner will be crowned Miss Südwestdeutschland (Miss South West Germany) who will represent our region in the finals, Miss Germany 2016, at Europa Park on February 20, 2016. The competitors will undergo three rounds on K in Lautern’s stage, including an evening dress presentation with short interview, a bathing suit presentation, and the final round is the award ceremony by the Miss Germany Corporation. The Miss Germany Corporation manages approximately 200 events per year, making it the largest event organizer for beauty contests. The title of Miss Germany can only be awarded by the Miss Germany Corporation. In order to qualify for the contests, competitors have to be 16-28 years old, be German citizens, be single and have no kids. NAVI: FACKELRONDELL 1, KAISERSLAUTERN PLEASE FOLLOW THE PARKING SYSTEM WEST

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NOW SHOWING Editor’s note: The movies listing was the most current at the time of publication. Dates are subject to change. Please check with your local theater for the most up-to-date schedule.

Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 6:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. The Revenant (R) 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. SATURDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 6:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. The Revenant (R) 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. SUNDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 4 p.m., 7 p.m. The Revenant (R) 11:15 a.m., 6:30 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. MONDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 6 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 5:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Revenant (R) 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Point Break *3D* (PG-13) 3 p.m. TUESDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 6 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 5:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Revenant (R) 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Point Break (PG-13) 3 p.m. WEDNESDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 6 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 5:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Revenant (R) 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Point Break *3D* (PG-13) 3 p.m. THURSDAY Star Wars the Force Awakens *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 6 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 5:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Revenant (R) 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Point Break *3D* (PG-13) 3 p.m. FRIDAY

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In The 5th Wave, set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-yearold Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie meets a young man who may become her final hope. Starring Chloe Moretz and Nick Robinson. Point Break (PG-13)

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A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes led by the charismatic Bodhi. The athletes are suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and send the world’s economy into a tailspin. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the callous architects of these inconceivable crimes. Starring Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez. Graphic courtesy of graphit/Shutterstock.com

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Have fun with the locals Kinderfasching

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Sun, Jan 24 Weilerbach, Bürgerhaus

The FV Weilerbach is hosting a children’s fasching party on January 24 in Weilerbach Bürgerhaus. Children can come dressed up in costumes and have fun as they dance to music. The Party starts at 2:11 p.m. Entry price is €3. For more information go to www.fvweilerbach.de

EVENTS Knights dinner Sat, Jan 23 Erlenbach, Burg Berwartstein Ever had a knights dinner in the Burg Berwartstein? No? Then come to Erlenbach on January 23 and have an evening where you can feast like a knight. Let yourself be amazed by the lit up historic walls, and join the tour through the castle. A welcome drink will be offered prior to the meal, which starts at 6 p.m. Get your tickets fast as they go quickly. For more information visit www.burgberwartstein.de Carnival party Sat, Jan 23 Vogelbach, Bürgerhaus Looking for a place to take your children to celebrate the Fasching season? Come to Vogelbach on January 23. There will be a DJ that will keep the kids entertained. The party starts at 2:30 p.m. All kids are welcome to join and get dressed up in their favorite costume. Costume sale Mon, Jan 25 Saarbrücken, Staatstheater Just in time for carnival season, the Staatstheater in Saarland will be selling their professional costumes from different stage plays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Find just the one for you from over 2000 wonderful outfits from historic to modern and from beautiful to outrageous. There will be something for every taste and every budget! For more information go to www.staatstheater.saarland Magic of the Dance Tue, Jan 26 Ludwigshafen, Theater im Pfalzbau Let yourself be amazed by the world’s most explosive dance sensation. Magic

of the Dance is celebrating with their 10 year anniversary tour. Magic of the Dance is full of traditional rhythms that have amazed so many visitors. Be part of the love story where a young man and girl fall in love at the last barn dance in Ireland. If you want to find out more about the story be sure to purchase your tickets soon. Do not miss an event of a lifetime. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information and tickets to go www.magicofthedance.com Jam session Tue, Jan 26 Mannheim, O-Ton Club Borrow one of the available instruments or bring your own to the O-Ton Club in Mannheim to participate in the weekly jam session from 8 p.m. Every Tuesday music enthusiasts, from beginners to professionals, make friends while playing music from all kind of genres. For more info, see www.o-ton-club.de Music show of nations Fri, Jan 29 – Sun, Jan 31 Bremen, ÖVB Arena Don’t miss the 52nd anniversary of the Musikschau der Nationen (music show of nations) at the ÖVB Arena in Bremen from January 29 to 31. The event is organized by the charitable organization VDK (German war graves commission) and is Europe’s biggest indoor brass music festival. Musicians from France, Malta, USA, Great Britain and many more countries will be part of this year’s show. For more info and tickets see www.volksbund-bremen.de Street food festival Sat, Jan 30 – Sun, Jan 31 Saarbrücken, Bürgerpark Regardless if the food comes via food truck, is prepared by a kitchen chef, or a hobby chef you can indulge at the Saarbrücken

Street Food Festival Winter edition on January 30 and 31. Try foods from different cultures, generations and let the spices take you to another world. The entry price is €3. Come either Saturday or Sunday from noon until 10 p.m. For more information go to www.saarbruecken.de International pole vaulting Sat, Jan 30 – Sun, Jan 31 Zweibrücken, Westpfalzhalle The athletics center LAZ once again presents the Internationale Stabhochsprungmeeting (international pole vault meeting) at the Westpfalzhalle Zweibrücken on January 30 - 31. For junior athletes the event starts at 3 p.m., for the professionals at 2 p.m and 4 p.m. Admission is €6. For more information go to see www.laz.de Fun and Play at the pool Sun, Jan 31 Kaiserslautern, Monte Mare Need something to do with the children if it’s raining outside? Come to Kaiserslautern’s Monte Mare on January 31, and let the children have a good swim and play on the floating dog from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. If you would like to find out more, go to www.monte-mare.de Eating in the dark Fri, Feb 5 Speyer, Gewölbekeller Eating in the dark can be a culinary experience. By eating in the dark you become more aware of your senses and what is around you. Why not give it a try in a restaurant where you will be served a 4 course surprise dinner. All ingredients are fresh and from the region and will awaken your taste buds. The organic star chef Stefan Walch will be preparing these dishes first hand for you. If you want to be part of this experience purchase your ticket now for €89. The event starts at 6

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p.m. and ends at 10:30 p.m. For more information go to www.hotelaltspeyer.de SPORTS Ice hockey Tue, Jan 26 Mannheim, SAP Arena Adler Mannheim is playing against Straubing Tigers on January 26 in the SAP Arena. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices start at €5. For more info go to www.saparena.de Soccer Fri, Feb 5 Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter-Stadion The soccer season is back in full swing. Come see the 1. FCK play against 1. FC Union Berlin on February 5 in the Fritz-Walter stadium in Kaiserslautern. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information and tickets go to www.fck.de CONCERTS A Tribute to the Greatest Rock Band Sat, Jan 23 Luxembourg, Rockhal “Who wants to live forever” is one of the most popular hit songs by Freddie Mercury and his band Queen. Be part of an awesome live show on January 23 in the Rockhal in Luxembourg. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. and the ticket price is €33. For more info about the show go to www.rockhal.lu Massive Attack Tue, Feb 9 Luxembourg, den Atelier They are back! Massive Attack. This group with outstanding and unforgettable tunes will be performing live in Luxembourg on February 9 in den Atelier. Ticket price is €47. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more info, go to www.atelier.lu

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2011 Audi A4 2.0T "Quattro" Premium Sport Sedan, $19,995, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org 2011 Honda Accord EX V-6, $14,000 OBO. Automatic, U.S. and German specs will pass inspection. Dealer maintained, lots of extras, call Carlos 06204919085 or e-mail ckvillanueva@ar cor.de 2012 BMW 328i Hardtop Convertible, $28,995, US Spec, Manual, Leather, Cruise Control, Heated Seats, Alloy Wheels, Navigation System, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: http:// www.europeanmotors.org

230,000 kms/141,000 miles, €4750/$5500, 2 built in child safety seats, 4 winter tires, in GlanMünchweiler: for phone: jm.ko tecki@gmail.com (English) Price Negotiable

2007 Lexus SC430 Coupe/Convertible, $25,795, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Power Hard Top, Perfect Condition, Call: 017622730967, Email: info@european motors.org, Web: http://www.euro 2012 Toyota Camry "XLE" V6 Sport Sedan, $20,995, US Spec, peanmotors.org Automatic, Leather, Navigation System, Power Seats, Alloy 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Cou- Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: pe, $25,995, US Spec, Automatic, 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro Cruise Control, Power Glass Sun- peanmotors.org, Web: http:// roof, Power Seats, 20 inch Alloy www.europeanmotors.org Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: http:// www.europeanmotors.org

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2010 Toyota Corolla "S" Sport Sedan, $14,695, US spec, Automatic, Cloth Seats, Cruise Control, Power Glas Sunroof, Alloy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: http:// www.europeanmotors.org

2012 Toyota Rav4 "Limited" V6 SUV with AWD, $24,695, US spec, Automatic, Cruise Control, Power Seat, Alloy, Navigation, Glass Sunroof, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: info@ europeanmotors.org, Web: http:// www.europeanmotors.org 2012 VW GLI Sport Sedan, $18,695, US Spec, Manual, Leather/Cloth, 4 Doors, Touch Screen Radio, Security System, Traction Control, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176-22730967, Email: in fo@europeanmotors.org, Web: http://www.europeanmotors.org

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BMW 316i, 4-door, 5-speed, blue met, power stearing, electric windows FT, sunroof, ABS, air bags, AUTOS All ads and pics on class-world.com and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand, my ph is 01752013 Lexus ES 350 Base 3213199 Call or e-mail, $1500, $8,800USD!!! The car is accident ddundkk@hotmail.de free, with a low mileage, well maintained and service regularly. BMW 316i, 4-Door, 5-Speed, Full Options!!! Tires are 100% gre- blue met, power stearing, elec at, the Car is in perfect shape. In- windows FT, sunroof, ABS, air terested buyer should contact bags, and we deliver anywhere cash in hand, $1200, ddundkk@ me: autuorimaria56@gmail.com hotmail.de 2014 Ford Mustang 5.0 GT/CS Coupe, $28,895, US Spec, Manu- BMW 525i Model 2000, new Geral, Leather, Power Seats, Alloy man inspection, power stearing, Wheels, California Special Pack, power locks, air cond, leather intePerfect Condition, Call: 0176 rior, seat heating, power win22730967, Email: info@european dows, alloy rims w/ new summer motors.org, Web: http://www.euro tires, new battery and brakes. â‚Ź1800. 0152-06467728 peanmotors.org 2014 MINI Countryman JCW ALL4, Blue, $34900, 12821 miles, Manufacturer Warranty, Automatic, Panoramic Sunroof, Leather, Navigation, Auto Climate, Xenon Lights, Heated Seats, Rain Sense Wipers, Upgraded Sound System. Call or text 017680420465

Chrysler PT Cruiser, diesel, 2.2l, standard, AC, no rust, no accident, 190000k, winter+summer tires, leather seats w/heat, pet+smoke free, 5l on 100km, â‚Ź2500, stefandsanya@gmail.com or 0151-45261009

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Daihatsu silver met, 4-door, 5speed, 1.0 LTR, year 2002, air cond, summer tires and winter tires, cd player, ABS, air bags, $1250, and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand, ddundkk@hot mail.de Ford Focus 1999, 4-door, 5speed, all-weather tires, ABS, power stearing, German TĂœV till Jan 2017, my phone 01753213199, $1500, ddundkk@hot mail.de

Mercedes CLK200, Convertible, 2000, Germ Specs, Garage Kept, Accident Free, Non-Smoker, 128,400KM (80,300miles), next inspection due Jun 2017, Perfect Condition! $7,900, john@advanti pro.de or 0163-330-5535

Honda Accord, 2-door, burgundy, leather, air cond, ABS, 2.2 LTR, 16 VAL, Automatic, new TĂœV, power stearing, air bags, summer/winter tires on rims, we deliver anywher with cash, $1700, ddundkk@hotmail.de

Mitsubishi Eclipse GL, New New New, German TĂœV, no US inspection needed, Red, 2.0 LTR, 16 VAL, air cond, 2-door, 5-speed, electr windows, KMS 163,000, $1700, ddundkk@hotmail.de

Honda Civic Hybrid 2007, 69000 mil German spec. All season tires. Nissan Almera TINOdi, 2002, Very good condition $7500, call German specs, pw.windows, 2nd Jeff 0151-65146067 owner, no accidents, TĂœV summer/2016, AC, 5seat, standard, Intake manifold, never used, for great travel car, no rust, POV in2003 Volkswagen Golf for sale a civic type R or a Acura Acura spection guaranteed, â‚Ź2400, full Super Suzuki, $9000, christo $3,500, marcus.j.garrison@ RSX type S PRC $120, tank goes 1100km, call 0151pher.nordvall@googlemail.com gmail.com isabell_1_98@yahoo.com or 45261009 or stefandsanya@ 017622987498 gmail.com





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Page 35 2 each 120V Cisco Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Cameras Model WV54GCA, with manual and CD. $40, spvendor@ gmail.com 220V German Washing Machine, $200, Like-New, Panasonic Model NA-A47VB4. Front-end load Washer with a 7 kg (15.4 lbs) load capacity and A+++ Energy Rating. Originally purchased Jul 2012. Call 0173-8448114 220V Heaters, excellent condition., $18, I have 5, laauministry@ hotmail.com

Bicycle Trailer, for 2 kids, rarely used, excellent condition, suitable for all bikes, €50, for pics go to class-world.com, jenniferwilking@ hotmail.com, Blanket Horse. 72" x 52". Reversible. Heavy Quality. Machine Washable. Machine Dry At Low Heat. Great Condition. $25. chefsteven2015@gmail.com Burton Carbon, Snowboard bindings. Medium (MSRP: $279) Used one season. Long-fiber glass-reinforced nylon Candle Holder. Iron Base with Glass Cylinder. 9" High. $25. chefsteven2015@gmail.com Canon Camera w/Case. Canon Camera Sure Shot 85 Zoom.User Guide. Orig.Box. Case Logic Camera Case 3 Pockets (2 Zipper Pockets. Belt Loop. Very Sturdy. $50. chefsteven2015@gmail.com

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Crane tabletop leg/arm exerciser, $25.00, Folding 3 wheel golf cart, $30.00, Golf Clubs, 3-9 Irons, PW, SW, good condition, $40.00. Contact Tom Rewis, Ca sa.rewis@t-online.de or 0171-363 0906. Electric Kettle 1.7ltr. 1500 Watts Danish cast iron steel oven Dan On/Off Light Automatic Shut-off Skan for sale, burns everything, Dual Water Windows Cordless must be able to pick up, $500 (Lifts off Base for cordless pouobo, 06374-1402 or 0162- ring) User Guide Orig.Box $25. chefsteven2015@gmail.com 4256557 Glass Coasters Set of 4. $12. Engraved w/Steffi Graf Design (3 Different Motifs). 3.5" High. 95% chefsteven2015@gmail.com Pewter. $50. chefsteven2015@ gmail.com Felt bag, gorgeous hand-made felt bag with blue design, medium size, €30, jenniferwilking@hot mail.com Guitars, Accessories, Pedals, Services offered: Electronic Drum Kit, and more, • Family Dentistry $1, gitarreman@gmail.com • Certified Orthodontics • Crowns and Veneers • Implant Surgery • Zoom Teeth Whitening • Wisdom Teeth Surgery • Nitrous Oxide • Saturday & Evening Appointments Caring, Friendly American staff

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