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HAVE YOU READ YOUR KA TODAY?

January 24, 2014

Volume 38, number 3

Ramstein Airmen support RAF Lakenheath during tragedy by Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis

These things we do ... Staff Sgt. George Reed, 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron pararescueman, watches the terrain during a mission outside of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 12, 2013. The 83rd ERQS Guardian Angel comprises three career fields: the CRO (combat rescue officer), the PJ (pararescuemen) and SERE (survival, evasion, resistance, escape Airmen). Read the complete story on Page 6.

pproximately 10 Airmen and equipment from the 86th Airlift Wing, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and other units from Ramstein went to Royal Air Force Lakenheath to provide assistance after an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crash took the lives of four Airmen from the 56th Rescue Squadron Jan. 7. Ramstein provided support within hours of the accident to assist with recovery operations and the ensuing investigation, help their grieving wingmen, and pay the proper honor and respect to Pave Hawk crewmembers Capt. Christopher Stover, Capt. Sean Ruane, Tech. Sgt. Dale Mathews and Staff Sgt. Afton Ponce. “Our fellow wingmen at the 56th RQS dedicate their lives to saving others, and the death of these Airmen is a tragedy for the command and the Air Force,” said Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th AW commander. “The loss of any Airman has a profound impact on everyone in the Air Force, and Team Ramstein Airmen will do what we can to help our sister wing at RAF Lakenheath through this difficult time.” To provide the best support possible, the 86th AW combined efforts with the 435th AGOW and its 1st Combat See RAF, Page 3

Finance troops support missions downrange Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 266th Finance Management Support Center departed from Ramstein for a ninemonth deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Most of the Soldiers will deploy to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, but a few

will go to Afghanistan. The center’s mission is to conduct all financial services required to support U.S. Central Command, including Soldier pay inquiries, financing purchases and contracts for deployed units, and conducting accounting operations, said Lt. Col. Glenn T. Simpkins, 266th FMSC deputy director and native of Jacksonville, Fla. “We are sending forward a military See MISSION, Page 7

AFE keeps vision clear all night, Page 8

FEATURES

It’s getting colder. Watch out for black ice when driving to work, especially on bridges.

FEATURES

Tip of the Week

LIFESTYLES

Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 266th Finance Management Support Center organize their bags Jan. 19 on Ramstein. The 266th FMSC is deploying to Kuwait and Afghanistan to oversee the financial support mission for U.S. Central Command.

Germans celebrate Fasching, Page 24

Physical therapy: From pain to gain, Page 26


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Kaiserslautern American

January 24, 2014

Mentoring Works: investing in tomorrow’s future by Col. Kevin Poitinger 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron commander

Success is rarely by accident; each successful person can normally attribute their achievements to a leader who had a significant impact on their career and life. This January marks the 13th anniversary of National Mentoring Month, and it is appropriately themed “Mentoring Works!” National Mentoring Month was established in January 2002 by the Harvard mentoring project, MENTOR, and the Corporation for National Community Service. January was first endorsed as NMM by President George W. Bush and later by both chambers of the U.S. Congress. This monthlong campaign promotes youth mentoring in the U.S., and leading nonprofit organizations, big businesses and numerous governors and mayors take part. The message for NMM 2014 is clear. Quality mentoring programs are a proven investment leading to positive outcomes for our young people. These programs build self-esteem and confidence; they instill positive behavior and help our youth to reach their maximum potential. Additionally,

we need to go out and be someone who matters to someone who matters. Pay it forward; just one hour per week has a profound impact on the mentor and the mentee. Mentoring allows us to step out of our comfort zone and can help in understanding different cultures and generations within our community. Lastly, mentoring strengthens and unites communities. The investment made on developing our young people will show exponential returns on our youth and our community’s future successes. Studies by MENTOR show there are 15 million young people who need a caring adult as a mentor in their lives. Retired Gen. Colin L. Powell is a spokesman for the NMM campaign and recently made a public service announcement stating, “As a nation, we need to invest in our young people, let them know they are full of potential and help them to succeed … and mentoring can do that. Mentors can help young people build confidence and give them hope for the future. You can help by volunteering as a mentor to a young person in your community.” It’s simple really; a mentor can do small things to have huge impacts on a young person. You can help them plan a project for school or set career goals so they can start taking steps to realize them.

You can guide them through making healthy choices about day-to-day life, from food to exercise and beyond. You can aid them in thinking through a problem at home or at school, providing decisionmaking tools. I’ve found some great places to start the journey to becoming a mentor to our youth. I encourage you to look into the needs of your community and the youth in your area. We as Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines have invaluable leadership to share. Our collective strength through multitudes of adversity could benefit many of the 15 million youth who need mentors. Please use your strengths to benefit your communities and the next generation of leaders. If you think you’d make a good mentor or are interested in finding out how you can support youth mentoring, you can start by going to the following sites: www.serve.gov www.mentoring.org www.hsph.harvard.edu/chc/wmy/ Contribute to the achievement of our nation’s youth and be a leader who makes a significant impact on their career and life because, “Mentoring Works!”

Redefining self — victim to survivor COMMENTARY

Editor’s Note: The author of this commentary is being kept anonymous due to privacy concerns. Trust is a valuable asset in our Air Force. To me, it is the cornerstone to our core values. Throughout our military education we are taught to trust our fellow Airmen. We build a foundation around that trust. Several years ago, my trust was taken away when I was sexually assaulted by a fellow Airman. My friends and I decided to celebrate another successful school year by attending a party with some of our classmates. When we arrived, I saw a few students at the party who were a year ahead of us, but everyone recognized each other. I didn’t think much of it. I didn’t realize that night would dramatically change my life. How

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could I have known that night I would be held against my will and assaulted? When it was time to leave, I remember hearing my friend call my name as I lay on the cold, bathroom floor. The pungent smell of pine-scented cleaner burned my nostrils as I tried to peel myself off the tile. I had always associated sexual assault with “stranger danger.” Never did I think it could happen to me. I never imagined it would be someone I knew or someone I trusted. Unsure of what had just happened, I refused to let myself believe I had been raped. Slowly, I pulled away from those I loved. I didn’t know who I could trust. Denial became easier than facing the problem.

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The next semester, the attacker attended some of the same classes I did. He would often sit close to me and act like we were friends. My grades began to suffer. I could not concentrate and became angry. I was angry at my friends for not knowing what I was going through and angry at myself for what had happened and not knowing what to do. Merely a shell of my former self, I no longer recognized my own reflection in the mirror. My relationships suffered, my grades plummeted and I bled from the unseen wounds as many victims of sexual assault do. At times I felt completely empty and void of any feeling. Other times I felt like I would burst with pain. There were moments when I would become overwhelmed with the feeling that there were a thou-

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Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sgt. James Davis, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. James Morris, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, visited the Central Regional Storage Facility site Jan. 14 in Sanem, Luxembourg, for an immersion tour. The immersion tour gave the command chiefs an opportunity to witness the CRSF site mission and capabilities first hand and to interact with the Airmen and personnel assigned to the unit. “Our mission, in a nutshell, is to store and maintain war reserve material, and then when called upon, deploy it out the door,” said Maj. Ryan Anderson, 86th Material Maintenance Squadron commander. “Eighty-five percent of USAFE WRM is stored and maintained by the 86th MMS.” The CRSF has the capability to store more than 500,000 square feet of equipment and assets. There are several controlled humidity warehouses and one temperature controlled warehouse. Some of the equipment stored in the warehouses include vehicles, generators and equipment RAF, from Page 1

Communications Squadron by routing personnel and approximately 13,000 pounds of communications and weather equipment to Lakenheath within 24 hours aboard a C-130J Super Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron. “Providing support to the Airmen of RAF Lakenheath isn’t an option. It’s a responsibility,”

required when setting up living quarters on a new base. The controlled environment allows for the equipment to be stored for an extended amount of time and not corrode, rust and become unserviceable. Having this capability saves the Department of Defense invaluable time, money and resources, which could be used to buy new equipment or make repairs — all important with today’s budget restraints. “Being here and learning about the CRSF is important for me. This is one of the locations in Europe that we get asked about,” Davis said. “This location is definitely of interest. Thank you all for what you are doing out here.” The tour included Davis and Morris visiting the CRSF site and receiving mission briefs in each section. They also had the opportunity to have lunch with enlisted Airmen assigned to Sanem and speak about their roles in the mission and what challenges they are facing in today’s Air Force. “Our motto in USAFE-AFAFRICA is ‘Forward, Ready, Now.’ The WRM arena in Luxembourg captures this sentiment” Davis said. “I am impressed.”

said Col. Joseph McFall, 435th AGOW commander. “These weren’t just coworkers. They were part of our Air Force family, and we owe it to our brothers and sisters at Lakenheath to help them in any way possible as they deal with this tragedy.” The accident is currently under investigation, and more details will be released at www. lakenheath.af.mil as they

become available. Editor’s Note: This story is dedicated to the memories of Jolly 22 crewmembers Stover, Ruane, Mathews and Ponce. For more information on what the members of the 56th Rescue Squadron and their wingmen worldwide have dedicated their lives to, see “After the battle: The golden hour” on Page 6.

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Andres Strans (middle), Central Regional Storage Facility site director, explains to Chief Master Sgt. James Davis (second from right), U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. James Morris, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, what personnel do on a daily basis at the CSRF site, Jan. 14 at Sanem, Luxembourg. Immersion tours are a way for senior leaders to gain a better understanding and perspective on how Airmen operate daily.

I did not realize how lost I had become until I overheard someone use the term “damaged.” Finally, a word that described the scars and pain I was experiencing. Damaged. It was a simple word that described me. At that moment, all of my pain, anguish and anger came flooding to the surface. All of those feelings filled my body while also numbing my soul, leaving a dark emptiness. A friend of mine knew something had not been right for many months and kept reaching out to let me know he was there. I kept pushing him away until finally I broke down and told him I needed someone to talk to. He walked beside me to the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator office and waited outside until I was ready to go back home. Although I had pushed my friends away and isolated myself, this person stood by me when I needed someone the most. The SARC assigned me to a victim advocate to talk about different programs and to just stand by as support if I needed to talk. During a time when I lost my trust in people, talking to someone I had never met before regarding something so personal felt strange, but refreshing. I could focus on stepping up to get the help I needed and refocus on the important things in my life. Yoga, life skills and other programs helped me identify who I am and who I had lost. The pain began to ease and the darkness began to fade as I slowly began to find my voice. The person before the attack was gone. In her place now stood a new, stronger person. I had redefined myself from victim to survivor. Throughout the journey as a survivor, I face many setbacks from the smell of certain colognes to how someone reaches out to touch my shoulder. No matter how many setbacks I have, each day is a new step forward on that journey. As an Air Force officer I’ve had many opportunities and an incredible career traveling across the world. My wonderful husband and I plan on having a family and lifting up those around us. From the darkest moments of life, I’ve found a shimmer of hope. The trust that was once broken has been rebuilt. My relationships are now stronger as I have found solace in forgiving. I became a victim advocate to help others rediscover their strength and have been able to share my story with many people. Those who are still lost as sexual assault victims need to know they are not alone. We need to help others take that step forward as a survivor. If not for my friend who stepped in to rescue me from desolation and the downward spiral I was caught in, this would be a different story today.


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January 24, 2014

COMPILED BY THE 569TH USFPS AND 86TH SFS

Reported Larcenies JAN. 17 » Landstuhl: One advance combat helmet, one improved outer tactical vest with plates, one assault pack with set of elbow pads, knee pads and eye protection.

JAN. 14

7:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Waldmohr. 10:22 a.m.: An aggravated assault was reported in Landstuhl. 1 p.m.: A simple assault was reported on Ramstein. 4:45 p.m.: An assault was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 15

2:10 a.m.: An assault was reported in Landstuhl. 7:35 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl.

JAN. 16

10:10 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 10:1 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 17

8:30 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported on Landstuhl. 11:04 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:17 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Mackenbach. 3:02 p.m.: An escort violation was reported on Ramstein.

4:40 p.m.: Operation of a vehicle with expired registration was reported on Ramstein. 9 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Mannheim. 9:43 p.m.: Larceny of government property was reported in Landstuhl. 10:35 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported on the L-372.

JAN. 18

3:35 a.m.: Failure to obey a lawful order, indecent exposure and disorderly conduct were reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:35 a.m.: Drunken driving and indecent exposure were reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:38 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:05 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Matzenbach. 9:25 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes incident was reported from Spangdahlem Air Base.

JAN. 19

3:35 a.m.: Failure to obey a lawful order, assault, and drunk and disorderly conduct were reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:28 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 7:20 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Mannheim.

Closures

The Kaiserslautern Arts and Crafts Center will be closed Monday to Feb. 1 for annual inventory. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and the staff looks forward to seeing you again when they reopen. For more information, call 483-6509 or 0631-411-6509 or visit Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109.

Take Note

Dental health

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The Ramstein Dental Clinic will have a booth in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1. The clinic will remind parents that they need to set a good example by taking care of their children’s teeth and assist them with brushing at least twice a day. Parents should help with healthy eating habits and regular checkups. The dental clinic will also visit base schools in February to inform on mouth guards, which are an important part of protective face gear.

Black History Month events

February is Black History Month. The following events are scheduled: • Zumba kickoff at the Ramstein Community Center Annex, Bldg. 411, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Feb. 3. • Library displays and story time at Ramstein

JAN. 19 » KMCC: One toddler dress, one toddler T-shirt, one pair of Tommy Hilfiger shorts, one Tommy Hilfiger shirt, one Clinique facial soap and one Clinique repair wear cream valued at $114. 11:25 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a major traffic accident was reported in Jettenbach. 12:30 p.m.: Damage to government and private property, domestic assault and fleeing the scene of an accident were reported on Ramstein. 12:45 p.m.: Receiving stolen property was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 6:52 p.m.: Shoplifting was reported at the Kaiserslauter Military Community Center.

JAN. 20

1:19 a.m.: Drunken driving and failure to obey a lawful order were reported in Kaiserslautern. 3:42 a.m.: A loud noise complaint, failure to obey a lawful order and child neglect were reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 9:04 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Winnweiler.

AADD STATS

Jan. 19 — 3 volunteers, 17 lives potentially saved.

Library, weekly on Thursdays beginning Feb. 6, starting at 10 a.m. • Free movie showings at Hercules Theater (6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 10 to 13): “Pride,” Feb. 10; “The Butler,” Feb. 11; “The Great Debaters,” Feb. 12; “The Help,” Feb. 13. • Black History Month luncheon at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 20. • Skate party/Black History Month Jeopardy games at Crossroads, noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 28.

New hours

Starting Feb. 3, the 86th Vehicle Registration Squadron U.S. Army Europe Driver’s Testing Office will change its hours to the below schedule. • European License Transfers: 7:30 a.m. Monday to Friday. Walk in hours for international driver’s licenses, replacements, addition to class, motorcycle temps, renewal, reinstatements, and changes: 7:15 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday • Dependent testing: 7:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 480-5534.

Road construction

Construction work for the installation of new driveways to the Ramstein Commissary parking lot will continue until Feb. 28. New driveway access to the commissary will be installed and

removed in three overlapping phases. New York Avenue will be restricted to one lane at these locations adjacent to the commissary during these dates.

Join the Fasching parade

The Ramstein-Miesenbach Carnival Association Bruchkatze is looking for American bands, dancers, cheerleaders and individuals in unique costumes who would like to participate in this year’s Fasching parade March 4. For more information and to register, call the 86th Airlift Wing Host Nation Office at 480-2094.

Better days to call

The Ramstein Clinic is asking patients to call on days other than Mondays, since Mondays are the highest call volume day for the clinic. On average, the clinic fields 40 percent more calls than on any other business day of the week, and on-hold times can exceed 30 minutes. By simply calling on a different day, whenever possible, the clinic will be able to assist in a much more timely fashion.

Estate claims

Anyone having claims for or against the estate of Sgt. Sheldon D. Price, 160th Forward Surgical Team, Miesau, should contact the summary court officer, Capt. William Roberson, at 0152-2703-5051.


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After The Battle: The golden hour Story and photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Editor’s note: This is the first in a six-part series about medical response capabilities for deployed service members from start to finish and the various milestones for care and transportation of combatwounded troops in Afghanistan. BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan ― “The Golden Hour� refers to the hour immediately following a serious injury and is the most critical period in the patient’s survival. The call comes in; there is a coalition forces member in need of immediate and serious medical care in the eastern mountains of Afghanistan. Within minutes, a small tactical recovery team, known as Guardian Angel, is on a helicopter heading toward its objective. For the members of Bagram’s 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel, this is exactly what they train for, and they are ready to execute. Their mission is to rescue, recover and return American or allied forces in times of danger or extreme duress. “We have less than an hour to get that patient under ‘bright lights and cold steel’ if they are going to live,� said Staff Sgt. George Reed, 83rd ERQS pararescueman, referring to that “golden hour� when a patient has no other option than immediate surgery. “Any environment, anytime, anywhere we will execute a rescue mission or patient recovery,� Reed said. Maj. Joe Lopez described Guardian Angel as a U.S. Air Force weapons system comprising three career fields:

the CRO (combat rescue officer), the PJ (pararescuemen) and SERE (survival, evasion, resistance, escape). This combined weapons system can execute the five phases of personnel recovery: report, locate, support, recovery and reintegrate. Recovering patients in Afghanistan requires not just combat medical training but increased situational awareness in case of enemy activity. “Our team is highly trained on ground tactics,� said Lopez, 83rd ERQS combat rescue officer. “In many cases, we have to provide our own security in a hostile location while we prepare the patient for transport.� One of the distinct capabilities of the GA team is technical rescue where they utilize extrication equipment to remove warfighters or civilians trapped in wreckage or collapsed structures in almost any terrain or environment. The situation can vary from a high altitude crash to a mass casualty incident to a packaged patient ready for evacuation. “The idea is to get in and out as fast as possible without exposing the patient to additional threats,� Lopez said. “The longer we are on the ground, the longer we are vulnerable to attack and can decrease the patient’s chance of survival.� While in flight, the pararescuemen perform trauma medicine to stabilize the patient in order to bring them safely to a higher level of care. The actions of these battlefield Airmen of the Bagram 83rd ERQS Guardian Angel prove their dedication and commitment to saving lives and staying true to their motto: “These Things We Do ... That Others May Live ... To Return With Honor.�

Members of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel transport a patient using an HH-60G Pave Hawk during a mission outside of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 12, 2013. The 83rd ERQS Guardian Angel’s mission is to rescue, recover and return American or allied forces in times of danger or extreme duress.

Members of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel arrive on-scene with an HH-60G Pave Hawk during a mission outside of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 12, 2013. The 83rd ERQS Guardian Angel is a small tactical unit that trains and executes their mission in personnel recovery throughout eastern Afghanistan.

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Crash your ride, don’t run, hide by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Being able to get into a car and go wherever you want is a privilege — a privilege that can be taken away if you don’t follow a few simple rules and regulations. Recently, there has been an increase in “fleeing the scene” incidents, which are illegal and can result in a loss of license. Fleeing the scene can be anything from hitting a car in the parking lot to accidents with minimal or no damage and driving away. “Per instruction, it is mandated by the wing com-

mander to make contact with security forces if you are in an accident involving another vehicle or even a single vehicle accident,” said Master Sgt. Jonathan Mehringer, 86th Security Forces Squadron B-flight flight chief. “It’s also a requirement by law to report it.” According to wing supplement to Air Force Instruction 39-201 5.3.1., fleeing the scene of an accident (i.e. failing to attempt to make contact with the vehicle owner or contacting security forces prior to leaving the scene of an accident) will result in a traffic ticket, which carries a minimum of a six-month suspension of driving privileges. For non-military members, they will

be subject to the German law and can face a fine starting at around €1,000. “The perpetrator must also pay the costs of the proceedings,” said Matthias Völker, 86th AW German legal adviser. “Additionally, they face a license suspension if the damage is more than a few hundred euros. If the damage is more than €1,300, the suspension can be more than six months.” To protect your driving privileges, if you hit something make sure to report it to either security forces or the German Polizei. The German number for 9-1-1 is 1-1-2, and they have English-speaking representatives to assist with emergencies.

Baumholder shooting club welcomes American members Story and photo by Bernd “Bernie Mai U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs Office “After quite some time, I am happy to welcome American guests at our clubhouse again,” said Lothar Werner, president of the Kleinkaliber Schützen Club (small caliber shooting club) Baumholder, during a visit by the German-American “Stammtisch” group at the clubhouse of the Baumholder shooting club. Werner informed the guests, three Germans and seven Americans from the “Stammtisch” group, about the Baumholder shooting club and its clubhouse. The guests were surprised when they heard the Baumholder shooting club, since its founding in 1955, has had three American “Kings of Marksmanship.” Impressed with the club structure and its present capabilities, the guests then tested their shooting abilities. At first, three members of the KKSC briefed the safety standards and explained the correct handling of the weapons. The guests then shot air rifles and air guns at the 10-meter range and the small caliber rifle at the

50-meter range. “It is great here, and I want to become a member of the club,” said Staff Sgt. April Tessmer, 16th Sustainment Brigade. Werner immediately presented her with an application for membership. Tessmer filled out the application that same evening and paid her fees. Michael Röhrig, one of the founders of the German-American “Stammtisch” and assistant city mayor, sees this as confirmation why the weekly “Stammtisch” exists. “We help our American friends to learn what Baumholder has to offer,” he said. Tessmer was not the only American who was interested in membership. Lt. Col. John Broomhead, 16th Sustainment Brigade executive officer, and his wife were also interested in becoming members. “This does not only provide me the opportunity to participate in the local shooting sport, it also offers the opportunity to learn more about Baumholder and its clubs and private organizations,” Broomhead said. The Baumholder shooting club hopes to welcome more Americans in the future.

Martin Andres (left) of the Baumholder shooting club supervises American guests Staff Sgt. April Tessmer and Lt. Col. John Broomhead as they shoot with small caliber rifles on the 50-meter range at the shooting clubhouse in Baumholder.

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Leah Luher (left) says goodbye to her husband, Maj. Gavin O. Luher, 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 266th Finance Management Support Center dispersing officer, Jan. 19 on Ramstein. Luher and the rest of the 266th FMSC are deploying to Kuwait and Afghanistan to oversee the financial support mission for U.S. Central Command.

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element to have oversight of the financial management mission in the U.S. Central Command theater of operations,” Simpkins said. “Even though we are moving forward, the 266th will still have a presence in Germany to continue the finance mission here.” The detachment of Soldiers will also assist in properly dismantling the financial systems in Afghanistan to prepare for the draw-down of U.S. service members. They will also conduct inspections of financial centers in Afghanistan and focus on removing U.S. currency from the region, said Col. Thomas J. Seelig, the director of the 266th FMSC and native of Wilmington, Del. “We are the largest financial organization in the active-duty Army, and we are very well prepared for this mission,” Seelig said. “Our mission downrange will be very similar to the one we perform here at home station, and I am very confident in our Soldiers to accomplish this task.”


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Photos by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan

Staff Sgt. Anthony Gentry, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment, secures a pair of night vision goggles to a helmet Jan. 14 on Ramstein. Airmen with the aircrew flight equipment section are responsible for ensuring mission-critical equipment is in working condition.

Staff Sgt. Anthony Gentry, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment, checks a pair of night vision goggles Jan. 14 on Ramstein.

A pair of night vision goggles wait to be checked for any defects Jan. 14 on Ramstein.

Staff Sgt. Anthony Gentry, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment, connects a pair of night vision goggles to a calibration device Jan. 14 on Ramstein.


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Old scars mended by a dream by Airman Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs There are pivotal moments in a person’s life that lead them to where they are today. Some moments test peoples’ abilities, emotions and strengths to the extreme, making success all the more triumphant. The mature decisions Ebony Shannon, 86th Medical Group training instructor, had to make at a very young age have validated her strength. Shannon knew from the time she was a child what her future would hold. Unlike many children her age, she didn’t want to be a princess or pop star. Her greatest desire was to become a doctor. “When I was 4 years old, I used to sit in front of the television and watch every ‘ER,’” said Shannon, referring to the medical television show. “I was going to be a doctor. I realized I was so engrossed with this television show because I watched it as an escape from what I called my nightmare.” Shannon’s childhood was not ideal. When she was just an infant, her father gave her away to any family who would take her. Shannon said her father said, “You are needed, not loved. You are property, not desire. Since you’re property, I can give you away.” That is just what Shannon’s father did. It took her mother four days to find her because her father drove three counties away and gave her to a stranger. Shannon constantly felt worthless. It contributed to her self-doubt and lack of confidence. She knew she wanted to be somebody, but didn’t know if it could be done. “My first real boyfriend was the first man to ever show me love,” Shannon said. “He was the first person to ever look me in the eyes and tell me I’m beautiful, and I’m going to be somebody one day. So, like most teenagers, I made teenage decisions. I skipped love; I skipped marriage and went right to a baby carriage.” With the pregnancy, Shannon felt as though she was now a step further from her dream of becoming a doctor. She had to make a decision — her dreams or her child’s life. “I had this baby growing inside of me who deserved a fair chance,” Shannon said. “I had to decide if I was going to choose myself or this child. That day I decided my life is really not my own.” Shannon knew she had to do something in order for her and her son to survive. She knew there would be sacrifices to be made so her son would never have to feel the effects of being born to a teenage mother. “At 17, I joined the Air Force,” Shannon said. “I’ll never forget leaving for basic training. While I was sitting on the other side of security waiting for the shuttle, I heard my soon-to-be 2-year-old son saying, ‘Mommy come back.’ I remember thinking, how do I leave my child? As I boarded the shuttle, I knew this was the best thing for us.” When training felt too tough and lack of sleep seemed unbearable, Shannon kept her sights clear and emotions minimal. “I used to tell the girls in my flight our sports bras were our treasure chests because it was the only place the (military training instructors) couldn’t check,” she said. “So, I kept my son’s picture next to my heart. Whenever I felt like I couldn’t do it anymore (or) I was too tired, I would put my hand

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Ebony Shannon, 86th Medical Group training instructor, trains her replacement, Richard Duque, Jan. 13 on Ramstein. Shannon will be commissioned in March.

on my heart and know why I was there.” Getting through basic training was a big accomplishment and gave her a new sense of pride and confidence. “I got to my first duty station and was proud,” Shannon said. “I was 19 years old, I had my baby, and I felt like I was proving everyone who had doubted me wrong. I was going to be somebody. The next pivotal moment happened in (technical) school. My instructors heard me talking and said, ‘Ebony, you’re so smart. If you have it in you, you can go to medical school while you’re in (technical) school. We’ll allow you to enroll into classes in the evenings.’ Everyone knows that doesn’t happen.” This first glimmer of hope showed Shannon that even though her dream of becoming a doctor would be difficult, it was still possible. Without hesitation, Shannon enrolled and quickly realized her schedule was very busy and extremely stressful. “Working 12-hour shifts and having to go to school at night at 19 years old cannot be done without a support system,” Shannon said. “I’ll never forget the day a young man, Robert Shannon, walked into my house with one of my friends. He would come around whenever I needed anything. I will be forever grateful for this man because he was my support system.” Her friend’s support would continue even after becoming her husband. He was especially supportive of her desire to become a doctor and knew she wasn’t doing what she really wanted at the moment. “He told me, ‘You know what, Ebony, you’re in the service, but I believe in you. It’s time for you to separate and focus on your education. It’s time for you to be that person we know you can be.’ So that’s what I did. I (joined the Palace Chase program).” Shannon focused on getting her education and would eventually end up at Ramstein with her husband. “I am thankful for my husband because I got my education,” she said. “I moved through my bache-

lor’s degree and two master’s degrees. I didn’t know where I was going to end up with all this education, but I ended up at the medical group.” Being a training instructor for the 86th MDG put her foot in the door and gave her the ability to observe and learn more about the medical field. She didn’t give up on her dream of becoming a doctor, and once again, there was someone who saw potential in her. “Maj. Jeffrey Schuler saw something in me I never did,” Shannon said. “He said to me, ‘There’s this program for you. If you have it in you, you should apply. It’s hard. You’ll probably kick me for making you do it, but I believe you can.’ Even though I didn’t make it the first year, he pushed me again to do it the second year.” If Shannon hadn’t tried again, it’s possible she would have missed her chance. She took advantage of her window of opportunity and finally reached her ultimate dream — a goal she had set at the age of 4. “My recruiter called me,” Shannon said. “He said to me, ‘Hello, Mrs. Ebony. Oh, I’m sorry. Hello, Lieutenant Shannon. Welcome back to the United States Air Force. You will be serving in the Medical Service Corps.’ Two days later, I got a call from my career adviser from school. He said to me, ‘Congratulations. Your Ph.D. has been approved. Welcome to the Ph.D. program.’ In one week, I received two lifetime goals. In one week, I figured out I could still be a doctor. My dream had come true.” From a traumatizing childhood to living out her greatest aspiration, Shannon is a true success story. She proves when obstacles stand in the way of your desires, you can conquer them and never let them keep you from your full potential. “I say to anybody who is going through anything, if you ever look up and see one door has closed, don’t give up,” she said. “There will always be a window open somewhere.”


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PTLs: helping Airmen achieve fitness goals Story and photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Physical training leaders have the potential to be the bubbly and energetic Richard Simmons’ of the Air Force. Replace the short shorts, sparkling tank tops and leg warmers with PT gear and you have enthusiastic PTLs assisting Airmen on their road to a fantastic physique. Although workouts may not be as spirited and lively as the picturesque ’80s fat-burner aerobics, they both have the same goal for everyone to be fit and healthy. “PTLs serve three functions,” said Cesar Alvarez, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron exercise physiologist. “They perform mock PT tests for their units, lead squadron-approved fitness programs, and they can provide assistance in the Fitness Assessment Cell to provide official testing to the installation.” Before being appointed by their commander, future PTLs must maintain a passing score on their own physical training test and need to complete

The need for proper physical training is vital in basic life support and CPR training prior to signing up for the course. today’s Air Force, and our PTLs play a key role in “During the PTL course, we give an overview helping Airmen achieve their fitness goals — no of (Air Force Instructions) 36-2905 and 10-203,” sparkling spandex and leg warmers required. Alvarez said. “We also give them an outline of a PT and nutrition program. The Fitness Assessment Cell then certifies them to conduct official and mock tests. The afternoon portion of the class is hands-on, consisting of PT programming and exercise.” In addition to the daylong course offered at the Health and Wellness Center, all that is needed to stay certified as a PTL is a two-hour refresher course once a year. “Becoming a PTL was a great opportunity for me,” said Airman 1st Class Chandler Marshall, 37th Airlift Squadron aviation resource management and certified PTL. “It gives me Airman 1st Class Chandler Marshall (right), 37th Airlift Squadron aviation resource management and certified physical training leader, trains with her unit a chance to help my co-workers with during a workout session Jan. 17 on Ramstein. PTLs perform mock PT tests for their workouts and make it as fun as their units, lead squadron-approved fitness programs, and they can provide assispossible for them.” tance in the Fitness Assessment Cell to provide official testing to the installation.

902nd Eng. Co. Soldiers rapidly construct customs facility at MK Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania — Engineers with the 902nd Engineer Company (Vertical), 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command are working long hours and beating tough deadlines to ensure facilities are ready to assist service members returning from Afghanistan through the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Passenger Transit Center. The engineers are currently working on constructing new customs facilities, a process that will take less than 30 days from start to finish. “I expected a tight timeline, and I

Soldiers with the 902nd Engineer Company (Vertical), 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, place a board while building a roof during a construction project at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Passenger Transit Center Jan. 14. The 902nd Eng. Co. is responsible for constructing new customs facilities to help streamline the inflow of Soldiers departing Afghanistan and other areas of operation around the world.

have been completely satisfied and just overwhelmed with how well the Soldiers are doing,” said 1st Lt. Christopher Kletzien, the main customs building project OIC and native of Plymouth, Wisc. “They work hard every day and they put in their long hours without complaining.” The project comes as the primary responsible location for the transition of service menbers into and out of Afghanistan moves from the Transit Center at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan to the M.K. Air Base Passenger Transit Center. “I feel the contributions we are making here will help make sure the transition of service members from Afghanistan goes as smoothly as it did in Manas,” said Pfc. Aliah Murray, carpentry and masonry specialist and native of Clinton, N.C. “Hopefully it makes things a lot easier,” said Sgt. Jason Whitaker, heavy construction equipment operator and native of Indianapolis. “It’s a bigger facility, it’s nicer and it’s newer, so it should make things a lot easier for the Soldiers.” Engineers involved in the project expressed their feelings on how the new facilities are being constructed with service members in mind, in order to help ensure a smooth transition from an operational area. “The facility is big enough so that they can process up to 300 people and the flow should be extremely simple for them,” Kletzien said. “It should help them with an easier transition from the deployment stage.”

Spc. Francisco Ochoa, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 902nd Engineer Company (Vertical), 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, saws a wooden board during a construction project at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Passenger Transit Center Jan. 14.

“I think this area is going to speed the whole process up a lot quicker and get service members home faster,” said Sgt. John Emerson, interior electrician and native of Greenwood, Ark. Part of the ongoing success of the engineers’ mission is the steadfast dedication and willingness to learn from all of the junior engineers involved in the project. “A lot of the Soldiers out here are younger and were more than willing to come out here and learn,” Whitaker said. “There are three different (military occupational specialties) out here right now, and even if it wasn’t neces-

sarily their MOS, they were more than willing to come out here to learn by picking up a hammer, start swinging and banging in nails.” “All of the credit goes to the Soldiers,” Kletzien said. “It’s completely overwhelming at how much they can accomplish and how quick they can sync together and accomplish a task like this.” Once the engineers complete construction on the customs facilities, they’ll move on to build more support facilities designed to provide support to the service members leaving Afghanistan and heading home.


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Air Force leaders commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody issued the following message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force: As America commemorates the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we call upon all Airmen to reflect on Dr. King’s enduring legacy and on the importance of

service in the cause of justice, equality, respect and freedom. At the height of the U.S. civil rights movement, Dr. King rallied our nation to live up to the promise of full equality under the law without regard to race, color or creed. Striving to build on Dr. King’s legacy today, we have a responsibility to ensure that all Americans enjoy their right to equal opportunity and constitutional protections.

Each of our unique personal histories, experiences, knowledge and skills reflect a diversity that is one of our nation’s greatest strengths. Air Force leaders are committed to creating an environment that promotes dignity and respect and brings together different backgrounds and perspectives to benefit mission effectiveness. Embracing each Airman’s talents and capabilities will help build and sustain a diverse and inclusive culture that

strengthens our service. In celebration of 50 years following Dr. King’s historic march on Washington, his life of service demonstrates the power in each of us to energize and create positive change. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we encourage you to reflect on the lasting impact of Dr. King’s ideals and their continuing relevance today. (Courtesy of American Forces News Service)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration Members of the Ramstein Intermediate School Choir sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day remembrance celebration Jan. 16 on Ramstein. During the program, King’s memory was honored and remembered through poem, song and words from Chief Master Sgt. James E. Davis, U.S. Air Forces and Air Forces Africa command chief. Photo by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg


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Chicken with spinach and gorgonzola cheese INGREDIENTS (FOR 4 SERVINGS): 300 grams egg noodles, uncooked 600 grams frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 each chicken breasts, boned and skinned 2 tablespoons oil Salt, pepper, nutmeg and Fondor* to taste 1 package Hollandaise sauce mix 50 grams butter, sliced 75 grams gorgonzola cheese 1 tablespoon lemon juice DIRECTIONS: • Heat oven to 175 C or 350 F. Butter or spray a casserole or baking dish. • Boil the egg noodles in salted water for about 10 minutes. • Dice the onion and mince the garlic cloves. Drain the noodles and let cool. Drain the liquid from the spinach. • Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry with a paper towel. • Heat a pan with the oil and brown the chicken breasts on both sides. Remove from the pan and season with salt and pepper,

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The winner of last week’s photo caption contest is Senior Airman Caleb Forman, 450th Intelligence Squadron, with the caption: “Protected against small explosions? WHAT?” Forman won a $20 tour voucher from USO.

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nutmeg and Fondor.* • Brown the onions and garlic in the juices from the chicken breasts. Stir in the drained spinach. Season with additional salt, pepper, nutmeg and Fondor.* • Place the noodles into a casserole or baking dish. Top with the spinach mixture and chicken breasts. Warm 200 milliliters of water and whisk in the Hollandaise sauce mix. Let the mixture come to a boil. Mix in the butter and the gorgonzola cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted. Season with pepper and lemon juice. Pour the sauce over the casserole. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. • VARIATION: Instead of using egg noodles, you can use 600 grams of potatoes. Wash the potatoes and boil for about 20 minutes. Peel potatoes and let cool. Slice the potatoes into thick slices and lay them into your prepared baking dish. Continue as directed in recipe. • Fondor is a flavor enhancer and contains a large amount of MSG. • VARIATION: You can substitute the chicken breasts with either turkey or schnitzel if desired.


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KMC Community Blood Drive

Monday, Jan. 27 American Red Cross & 83 NOS Det 4 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LRMC Heaton Auditorium Kaiserslautern Evangelical

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

Meeting in Ev.-Luth. St. Michaelis Church, Karpfenstr. 7, 67655 Kaiserslautern E-mail: kaiserslautern@selk.de or call 0631-64327 for directions. Scott Morrison, Pastor www.KELC.eu

Heritage Baptist Church Don Drake, Pastor

“Welcome Home!�

4VOEBZTBUBN BNBOEQNt8FEOFTEBZTBUQN 6km north of the A6 on the B40 in Mehlingen 1IPOFtwww.heritagebaptistramstein.com

TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH (P.C.A.) HUMBLING THE SINNER, EXALTING THE SAVIOR AND PROMOTING HOLINESS

Sunday School 9:30 AM – Nursery Available Sundays: Corporate Worship 10:45 AM Weekdays: Men’s, Women’s and Small Group Bible Studies / Prayer Meetings www.trinityreformedpca.com Kirchenstrasse 2a, 66849 Landstuhl, Tel: 0 63 71 - 61 81 38 (across the street from European Country Living)

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule

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

Catholic Services

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

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

Jewish Religious Services

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

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

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

CE Ops Deputy exemplifies commitment, service by 1st Lt. Timothy Lorson 786th Civil Engineer Squadron On Jan. 18, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen said “Auf Wiedersehenâ€? to one of their most dedicated local national employees, Franz Pfaffenrath. With 47 years of service to the Air Force mission, Pfaffenrath is a living piece of U.S., NATO and European history, not to mention an expert on the more than 1,300 facilities and nearly 5,000 acres making up the KMC. Pfaffenrath was born and raised on his father’s potato farm in Sembach. He played soccer and was a sprinter on the track team before being drafted into the Bundeswehr (German army) in 1965. Soldat (Private) Pfaffenrath served as a “Panzeraufklärer,â€? or armored reconnaissance troop. After his time in the military, Pfaffenrath began working at Kleber Kaserne as an electronics mechanic for the Army and Air Force Exhange Service on Jan 23, 1967. In 1976, he graduated with his master’s in electromechanical engineering, earning his registration as an “Elektromechanikermeister,â€? which allowed him to teach, install, repair and certify electronic equipment and appliances. To this day, he maintains his professional registration and operates an appliance repair business in his hometown as a passion and hobby. After earning his degree, Pfaffenrath became the first German supervisor of the Einsiedlerhof Appliance Shop, which maintained and serviced more than 32,000 electric appliances. In 1987, he served as the housing maintenance superintendent until he accepted a position as the facility manager for Sembach Air Base in 1989. Over the next six years, Pfaffenrath oversaw the transfer of Sembach Air Base from an independent wing to a satellite of the 86th Airlift Wing. After re-aligning Sembach, Pfaffenrath joined Team Ramstein in 1995 under what was then the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron. In his tenure at Ramstein, Pfaffenrath has seen the squadron pendant change from the 86th CES to the 786th, then 735th, back to 86th, and finally landing on the 786th CES. While here, Pfaffenrath has witnessed the base transform from a Cold War fighter base to what is now one of the Department of Defense’s largest air transportation, logistics, and command and control hubs. He has been a key advocate for the base and has played a role in managing relationships with the local and

10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel

Korean Service

CHURCH OF CHRIST

1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

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

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

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

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district governments in the Kaiserslautern area. Although Pfaffenrath has participated in numerous large projects, such as the construction of the $151 million Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, he says his greatest career accomplishment was the oversight of the construction and installation of Ramstein’s centralized distribution heating system in 1996. This system replaced a series of independent coal and gas-fired boilers into a centrally controlled line that delivers gas to heat exchangers in each individual facility. Through the years, Pfaffenrath has worked with thousands of Air Force active duty, civil service and host nation employees. He has seen first-term Airmen become chief master sergeants and lieutenants who returned to command the 786th CES as lieutenant colonels. In his tenure, Pfaffenrath has worked with more than 30 CE squadron commanders and chiefs, including the former Air Force civil engineer, retired Maj. Gen. L. Dean Fox, when he commanded the 66th CES at Sembach Air Base from 1986 to 1989. When asked about the difference between the Air Force now and in 1967, Pfaffenrath said, “Today, operations are much higher tempo; everything is fast-paced, and there is no time to think.� His biggest nugget of wisdom he wishes to impart on his successors is, “Don’t overreact, and don’t forget that you were young once!� After Pfaffenrath’s retirement, he plans on spending his time enjoying his hobbies, which include hunting, fishing and camping, and spending time with his wife of 43 years, Hella, and their son, Christian, daughter, Kristin, and four grandchildren, Annaca, Fabian, Sebastian and Key. The 786th CES and the entire Air Force CE community congratulate Pfaffenrath on his career accomplishments and thank him for his 47 years of loyal service.

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Local libraries pull plug on paper mags Story and photo by Dijon Rolle U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs Army libraries across Europe are pulling the plug on paper magazines and going all digital. Beginning this month, patrons will no longer have to visit their local library to search through stacks of paper magazines. Instead, they can just download them from home using the Zinio digital magazine subscription service. The service, billed as the “world’s largest newsstand,” offers iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, Kindle and personal computer users access to downloadable magazine content for free through the Army Europe library system. Zinio has been available to patrons for almost a year, but Army Europe libraries still offered paper copies of magazines until this month. Library officials at the Landstuhl branch said the move to digital magazines benefits both the Army and library users across Europe. “Everyone at every library has access to this. It equal-

izes the playing field,” said Landstuhl Main Library Director Shawn Friend-Begin. “The libraries in Europe are a lot stronger because we are centralized and this allows us to offer even more services to our patrons wherever they are.” Library technician Deborah Arnett also touted the benefits of the switch. “It gives us more space in the library to expand our audio visual collections, and it’s also easy to use and convenient. You can download it immediately, instead of having to go to the store and buy it or wait for it to come in the mail. You also don’t have to worry about paying to renew multiple magazine subscriptions,” Arnett said. Before the change, the Landstuhl library offered around 110 different paper magazine titles, but now patrons can access more than 450 through Zinio, and staff say that number is expected to increase as the number of Zinio users grows. “Any new person that comes into the library, I immediately tell them about

Zinio because I love it, and the more it gets used the more we are going to keep it around for,” Arnett said. Library staff members say they are happy to train anyone who may not know how to use the service. “I think a lot of people can be hesitant at first, but the key is to do it one time,” Arnett said. “Once they see how easy it is, they’re hooked.” Users must have an Army Europe Library account to access the free Zinio magazine subscription service. Once logged in, they can search for magazines alphabetically or by genre. Downloaded issues can be kept indefinitely and deleted when done. In addition to the Zinio service, the Army Europe library’s website also offers free e-books, audio books, music and other digital content that users can download onto their personal devices. To access the Zinio magazine subscription service, log on to www.library.eur.army. mil/services/econtent and click on the “view eMagazines” tab.

KMC Assembly of God Church

Reverend Chuck Kackley Phone: 06333-9931838 Cell: 0171-6574322

Services are held at Kaiserstrasse 16 A, Einsiedlerhof WORSHIP HOURS: Sunday 10 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Family Night

Sunday Worship Gatherings at 9 & 11 a.m. Keeping it real, relational and relevant

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

A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

Teaching the village, reaching the world!

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

Event Name: Dr. Andy McIntosh, Chapel Lunch & Lecture: Just Who Am I? Ape or Image of God. Event Explanation: Dr. McIntosh (DSc, FIMA, C.Math, FEI, C.Eng, FInstP, MIGEM, FRAeS) is the University of Leeds (UK) Professor of Thermodynamics and Combustion Theory. Hours of Operation: 6 February 2014 @ 11:30-1300, $6.00 per person Event Location: Ramstein Officers Club Additional Event Info:

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Library technician Deborah Arnett downloads magazines from the Zinio magazine subscription service Jan. 16 at the main library on Smith Barracks, Landstuhl. Army libraries across Europe are switching to all-digital magazine content.

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Christian perspective on life and suicide prevention Open to all Cost of the lunch is $6 (Traditional Club Sandwich or Vegetarian option: Pasta Lover’s Treat E-Invitation Link: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=179740&k=03664B0E7F57 For more information or to sign-up, please contact Chaplain Henry Jenkins


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Deployed LRMC Navy unit receives presidential award by Lt. Cmdr. Darla Dietrich Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit 14 During the holiday season, many people donated their time, money and services to help those less fortunate, but the Sailors assigned to Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit 14 believe giving is a year-round mission. In recognition of their efforts, the Sailors assigned to NEMU 14 were presented with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award-Gold Level recently for the unit’s sustained commitment to volunteer service while deployed to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The President’s Volunteer Service Award is an initiative of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. It was established to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers make to their communities and set the standard for volunteer service. There are different levels of recognition that can be given to individuals or groups for their community service. The Gold Level award, achieved by NEMU 14, is given to groups that log more than 1,000 hours of service in a 12-month period. Since NEMU 14 arrived in Germany in February 2013, this dedicated team logged more than 4,000 volunteer hours in just six months. Fully integrated into an Army military treatment facility, their spirit of volunteerism is tangible evidence of the LRMC’s motto, “Selfless Service,” and

has carried on a tradition demonstrated by previous NEMUs who have received the Presidential Volunteer Service Medal. NEMU 14 focused most of its volunteer service on continuing the mission of care to the wounded warriors; however, they also participated in opportunities to help build community relations and pay tribute to service members from a different time. Hospital Corpsman First Class Nicholas Kirk’s most memorable volunteer event occurred when a team of Sailors traveled to Clermont, Belgium, to provide support to the Remember Museum. The museum is dedicated to the memory of American warfighters who helped liberate Belgium during World War II. NEMU personnel cleaned artifacts for display and performed maintenance on the facility over a three-day period. “It is through the generosity of friends like the NEMU personnel that efforts to perpetuate the realities of this time in their history are achieved,” said Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz, museum curators. Sailors also demonstrate the spirit of selfless service by chaperoning wounded warriors on LRMC chaplain resiliency trips, serving meals at the USO Warrior Center and Fisher Houses, and handing out clothes to wounded warriors at the hospital’s Chaplain’s Closet. NEMU 14 personnel participated in the regional 2013 Viking Challenge, a 24-hour walkathon that raised more

than $84,000 for charitable organizations in the KMC. The unit took top fundraising honors as volunteers logged more than 450 miles to raise money for the Fisher Houses located on the LRMC compound. “Selfless Service” is one of the Army’s core values. It is something larger than just one person. It is the commitment of each team member to go a little farther, endure a little longer, and look a little closer to see how he or she can add to the effort. NEMU 14 Sailors have truly embedded this core value into their way of life, taking this motto and making it their own. As the NEMU carries on with its mission in this deployment, these personnel will continue to share their Navy spirit of selfless service both on and off duty to the community in which they live and work. The NEMUs at Landstuhl have served wounded warriors in Germany for more than a decade and are made up predominantly of activated Navy Reservists. Their primary mission is to manage the medical air evacuation process for wounded service members coming from CENTCOM, EUCOM and AFRICOM areas of operation to the hospital for medical treatment. They also coordinate the service members’ return to duty or evacuation stateside for further care. Additional NEMU personnel work throughout the hospital in areas such as the operating room, specialty clinics and pharmacy.


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18th MP Bde. Soldiers ‘Get Fit, Stay Fit’ during Fitness Expo Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Christina Turnipseed 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

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oldiers, civilians and family members assembled at the Sembach Fitness Center Jan. 11 for the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness “Get Fit, Stay Fit” Fitness Expo. Patrons came to sample a variety of fitness classes, rotating through 25-minute intervals. They enjoyed yoga, Zumba, stationary bicycle spin classes, weight training, fitness trainers, massage therapists and more. “This event was hosted to introduce the community to the fitness instructors and the variety of classes that are offered in the K-town footprint,” said Steffanie Paoletti, a fitness instructor from the Kaiserslautern area. “K-town has nationally certified fitness professionals. We also have over 10 personal trainers working at all the fitness facilities and two massage therapists in Landstuhl and Sembach,” Paoletti said. First Lt. Victoria L. McDonald, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, was one of the interested participants Paoletti mentioned. “I thoroughly enjoyed the fitness expo. My favorite fitness activity was the warm-up Zumba,” McDonald said. “I really like Zumba.”

Soldiers from the 18th Military Police Brigade, fellow service members and civilians do Zumba, a form of cardiovascular dancing, during the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness “Get Fit, Stay Fit” Fitness Expo Jan. 11 at the Sembach Fitness Center on Sembach Kaserne.

The fitness expo was also attended by other service members and civilians who found they could have fun getting fit. “I really enjoyed the fitness expo,” said Sgt. 1st Class Latoya Lowe, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th MP Bde., 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior human resources NCO. “It was a great opportunity to get fit and have fun. The cycling class was my favorite. (It was) an awesome change from the everyday workout routine. I hope to see

more events like the Halloween Zumbathon and this year’s fitness fair, which challenge individual fitness levels.” In the past, the KMC only hosted fitness expos once per year, but the interest peaked at this event may change that in the future. “We used to only host these once a year,” Paoletti said. “Now we will have to look at hosting them twice a year since so many people showed an interest in these programs.”


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Education Notes Simply Sewing

The Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program is offering a Simply Sewing class for children in fourth to 12th grade. Classes will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 3819. This activity will teach children how to develop skills that can be useful and bring pleasure throughout a lifetime. It is also a great way to express artistic capabilities. Learn skills to make toys, funky accessories and fun, decorative objects. This month will include learning to sew and making a notebook cover and colored pencil roll. Cost is $23. For more information or to enroll, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or the Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Story time at the library

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library at Landstuhl at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday for story time. Introduce children to books and reading. Librarians and volunteers read stories to match the ages and attention spans of the children attending. Parents learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children to learn to read. Librarians answer questions about books and library services and teach parents how to interest their children in books. Story time is for children ages 2 to 5. No sign-up required. Enjoy stories, music and crafts. The Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library is located in Bldg. 3810. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

KMC Scholarships

Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors and spouses of active duty, retired military and Department of Defense civilians residing in the KMC. Scholarships are awarded solely on merit and academic achievement with no regard to race, color, creed, religion or disability. Financial need is not taken into consideration. Details of eligibility, requirements and deadlines are noted in the scholarship applications. Applications are due the week of Feb. 4. Applications are available at http://ramsteinosc.org/scholarships, www.resa-rab.com/scholarships, and http://klsagrapevine.org/scholarships.

Teen Stress Management

The Teen Stress Management class takes place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 4 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. In this class, teens will explore what stress and anxiety are, how to identify them and tools to minimize the effects. Register in advance by calling our main line, 493-4203 or 0631-34064203.

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Wetzel Elementary School in Baumholder brings in the new year by learning a new dance step in the mornings before students head to class for a full day of academic learning.

Students in Germany earn scholarship, trip to Washington by American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Two students from Defense Departmentmanaged high schools in Germany have earned $5,000 scholarships and will represent the Department of Defense Education Activity at the 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program here March 8 to 15. Adrian Talley, DODEA’s acting director, announced that Phillip Ramirez of Vilseck High School and Avalon Roche of Kaiserslautern American High School are this year’s DODEA delegates. Phillip is his school’s student body president and has been class president for three years. He is a member of the Model U.S. Senate Board of Directors, the National Honor Society and the school band. He also has earned varsity letters in cross-country and track. He plans to major in international business in college and hopes to become an officer in the U.S. military and aspires to serve in national government, officials said. Avalon also serves as student body president. She is member of the National Honor Society and Model United Nations, and she is a Girl Scout. She plans to study architecture in college, with a minor in Chinese or Arabic. In the future, offi cials said, she would like to work for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization preserving World Heritage sites, or as an urban planner. David Neaverth of Seoul

American High School in South Korea and Luke Pirotta of Kubasaki High School in Okinawa, Japan, were chosen as DODEA’s alternate delegates. The program brings 104 of the most outstanding high school students — two from each state, the District of Columbia and DODEA — to the nation’s capital for an intensive week-long study of the federal government and the people who lead it. While in Washington, the students will attend meetings and briefings with senators and congressional staff, the president, a Supreme Court justice, leaders of Cabinet agencies, an ambassador to the United States and top members of the national media, officials said. They also will tour many of the national monuments and several museums. In addition to displaying outstanding leadership abilities and a strong commitment to volunteer work, officials said, the student delegates rank academically in the top 1 percent of their states among high school juniors and seniors. The program’s mission is to help instill knowledge of the American political process and a lifelong commitment to public service, officials said. The Hearst Foundations provide each student delegate with a $5,000 undergraduate college scholarship, with encouragement to continue coursework in government, history and public affairs. The foundation also pays for transportation and all expenses for the delegates, officials said, noting that no government funds are used.


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In a bite: The 86th Dental Squadron

Photos by Airman Larissa Greatwood

ABOVE: Tech. Sgt. Candice Reffitt, 86th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, trains Senior Airman Cody Murphy on laboratory operations Jan. 15 on Ramstein. Reffitt shows Murphy how to shape a dental implant to fit a particular patient. LEFT: Nicole Flasche, 86th Dental Squadron technician, sanitizes dental instruments used for many procedures. Flasche is part of the 86th Dental Squadron, which was recognized for excellence in a recent inspection.

ABOVE: Tech. Sgt. Candice Reffitt, 86th Dental Squadron dental laboratory technician, uses a shaping tool to form a dental implant Jan. 15 on Ramstein. Reffitt instructs Airmen trainees on how to make valplast teeth.

LEFT: Airman 1st Class Abiyah Simmons, 86th Dental Squadron dental assistant, cleans dental instruments. Simmons is part of a multistep process that includes sanitizing and packaging the instruments.

Col. Lawrence Roth, 86th Dental Squadron orthodontist, conducts orthodontic procedures, such as cleaning and tightening a patient’s braces, Jan. 15 on Ramstein.


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January Events

» Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with a quiz at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810! Test your knowledge throughout the month of January for a chance to win a prize basket. The contest ends Jan. 31. For details, call 4867322 or 06371-86-7322. » KMC Onstage is proud to present a special wine and cheese evening featuring the performance of Love Letters, by A.R. Gurney. The wine and cheese option includes two glasses of wine (or a non-alcoholic beverage) and a selection of fine fruits and cheeses. Tickets are $25 and advanced reservations and payment are required by Tuesday the week of the performances. ‘Show only’ tickets are $14 and are available only the day before the performance, if space permits. This event will take place at the Arts and Crafts Center, Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Show dates: Feb. 7, 8, 14 & 15, 7:30 p.m. Not recommended for younger audiences; children under 5 years old are not permitted to any performance. For more information or to make a reservation, contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, DSN 483-6626; Civ. 0631-411-6626 or e-mail nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. » Enjoy the independent and

foreign film, “Shun Li and the Poet” Feb. 20 at the RheinlandPfalz Library, Bldg. 3810. Follow Shun Li through her journey from China to Italy in pursuit of work, and watch her relationship with a local fisherman nicknamed “The Poet” develop. Though they are from two distant cultures, their bond blossoms into a tender friendship. The showing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. » The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern is looking for donations for its annual Pfennig Bazaar scheduled to take place in March. Clean clothes, household goods, toys, books, appliances and music media are needed. Mattresses, furniture, skis, ski boots, suitcases, curtains and large items won’t be accepted. Drop-off location is on Hackstrasse 4 to 6 in Kaiserslautern. Drop-off times are from 9 a.m. to noon today and Saturday, and Feb. 7, 8, 21 and 22. For more information, call Martina Anctil at 0157-73408463 or visit www. gaiwc.com. » The Kazabra Club hosts a Superbowl party beginning at 9 p.m. Feb. 2 in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. The night will include games, drawings, food, a frozen

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T-shirt contest, a dance at the goal line contest, prizes (including an iPad) and much more. A $10 entrance fee includes a buffet, giveaways and stadium dogs. This event is open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and up. Tickets will be available online via Webtrac. For more information, call 489-7261 or 0631-5367261. » KMC Onstage presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The story follows the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, capturing the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence, their fear, their hope, their laughter and their grief. Show dates: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 28 and March 1, 7 and 8; 3 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2 and 9. Reservations can be made via Webtrac, by calling 483-6626 or 0631-4116626, or by visiting KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. » Texas Hold ’em games are held from 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday at the Kazabra Club, Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Buy in is $25. For ages 18 and over. For details, call 489-7261 or 0631536-7261. » The Kazabra Club hosts a

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Rodeo Bull Riding Tournament from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Male and female winners will be awarded T-shirts. Weekly winners qualify for the monthly “Friday Finale” to compete for a $100 cash prize! First ride counts toward competition. Free entry. For ages 18 and up. For details, call 489-7261 or 0631-536-7261. » Friday is Karaoke Night at the Sembach Community Activity Center. Showcase your vocal talent from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Bldg. 220 on Sembach Kaserne. For more information, call 496-5180 or 06302-67-5180. » Kazabra Club hosts Country Nights from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. every Saturday in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. For details, call 4897261 or 0631-536-7261. » Armstrong’s Club hosts Open Mic Night from 6 to 10:30 p.m. every Thursday night in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Calling all musicians, poets, and creative types! Every Thursday night the stage is yours to perform. If you think you have what it takes, bring your gear and be heard. For ages 18 years and older. No signup required, just show up. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » Kazabra Club is hosting a progressive bingo program at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Play progressive bingo to win a $5,000 jackpot! Two guaranteed $1,000 games in every session! The Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. For more information, call 489-7261 or 0631-536-7261.

Meetings

» The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern twill hold their playgroup meeting 3:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 and 24. Join parents from other cultures and enjoy a coffee together while children play and hear other languages. The fee for each playdate is €2 to cover facility costs. For more information contact Beatriz Jimenez at playgroup@gaiwc.com or 01727043585, or visit the GAIWC website at www.gaiwc.com. » Baumholder AA and Al-

Anon group meetings take place in Smith Barracks, Chapel 2, Bldg. 8249. AA meetings are held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and Al-Anon meetings are held at 7 p.m. Fridays. » Join fellow spouses for a fun and interactive club that promotes diversity and networking Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m. Please feel free to bring a dish to share with the group! Class meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2926. Please register in advance for any of our classes or programs by calling our main line, 493-4203, 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» The ADHD Support Group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the ACS Conference Room, Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This group offers support and information to those with ADHD and their caregivers. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-34064203.

Classes & Training

» Army Community Service now offers a Spouse Sponsorship Training Feb. 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. that gives military and civilian spouses hands-on training to help bring new families on board to the community. As a spouse sponsor, you can be the first impression to a new family. This is a critical role as first impressions are lasting. Class meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2926. Please register in advance for any of our classes or programs by calling our main line, 493-4203, 0631-3406-4203. » A sponsorship training will help to fulfill the role as a sponsor for incoming personnel. Units can block a maximum of 15 slots per class. Class meets Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. To register in advance for any of our classes or programs, call 4934203, 0631-3406-4203. » The Ramstein Family Advocacy and Airman & Family Readiness Center sponsor a “Fighting For Your Marriage” class from 5 to 9 p.m. today, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. See CALENDAR, next page


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Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY » Pre-separation brief: 8 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Interview skills workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » USO downtown KL tour: 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC » ADHD support group: 6 to 7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club THURSDAY » No classes JAN. 31 » No classes

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RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER: » Just for Kids Ages 9 to 12: Clubs R Us! Make the most of your afternoons at the Ramstein Youth Center. Check out the games room, gym, tech lab and art Studio. CLUBS FOR JANUARY/FEBRUARY ARE: EVERY DAY » Fast Fun from 3 to 3:30 p.m.; Super Scholar Power Hour/Homework Help, 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Member’s Choice Sports Spectacular, 4 to 5 p.m.; Artist Studio, 3:30 to 5 p.m. MONDAY » Planet Earth, Artist of the Month, Video Editing, Weaving TUESDAY » Backstage, IIIG, Artist of the Month, Video Editing WEDNESDAY » Cavegirl Cooking, Basketball, Oil Painting, Digital Arts

CALENDAR, from Page 20 This prep class is for couples who want to make their relationship the best it can be. Dinner will be served. To register, call the A&FRC at 480-5900. » The window-in-a-square quilt is for the more advanced sewer. Learn new techniques on how to center a cathedral window in four squares. This is a two-part class, with some at-home work required. Class dates: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 22 at the Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Cost is $60. For more information, call 483-6509 or 0631-411-6509. » Learn how to make an apron in Intro to Sewing, an introductory sewing class. This is a simple cut apron, perfect for a beginner. The class takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Cost is $30. For more information, call 483-6509 or 0631-411-6509.

Jobs

» A USA jobs workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the computer lab in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. RSVP required. Register in advance by calling 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» All Baumholder middle and high school students are invited on this fun trip to Neunkirchen and the Saarpark Center from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 3. Meet key community leaders, enjoy a German breakfast, learn to use

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Festival, Torch Club THURSDAY » Girls Fun, Watercolors, Digital Arts Festival, Epic Dudes FRIDAY » Smart Girls, Music Makers, Sketching, Digital Arts Festival, Fitness Friday Spaces are limited, register on-line today at www.86fss.com under the Families tab and Youth Programs. TORCH CLUB » Developing character and citizenship through service learning and leadership. Join this great club to make a difference and learn to be a leader.

Health and Wellness Center

MONDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 9 to 10 a.m. » Healthy eating class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. TUESDAY » Deep water running : 10 to 11 a.m. » BodPod walk-in hours: 11 a.m. to noon WEDNESDAY » Shoe station walk-in hours: 9 to 10 a.m. » PTL refresher: 1 to 3 p.m. THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Running clinic: 2 to 3 p.m. JAN. 31 » BodPod walk-in hours: 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Third Tuesday of the month, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel.

the local bus and German rail system, visit one of Germany’s most important historic and industrial cities, and shop and dine in one of the area’s largest shopping malls! There is no fee to participate. Bring euro for lunch and shopping. Register before Jan. 31 at the Teen Center, Bldg. 8875 on Wetzel Kaserne. Call 485-6810 or 06783-6-6810 for details. » Men, come enjoy a night of food, casino games and music at the BOSS Vegas Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. This fun Las Vegas themed event will give male Soldiers and civilians in the community an opportunity to come together and have a great time while promoting Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention. There will be an opportunity to win prizes, but no actual money will be exchanged. For details, call BOSS at 485-6228 or 067836-6228. » Get into the spirit of Mardi Gras with Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)! The Venetian Mardi Gras Party will take place on Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. at the Dining Facility on Smith Bks., Bldg. 8544. The night will include Cajun food, dancing, games, masks, beads and boas! Semiformal dress attire is requested. $20 per person before Feb. 21; $25 per person after Feb. 21 or at the door. This event is open to Soldiers and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, contact 485-8298/7339 or 06783-68298/7339. » Come freely speak your mind at Spoken Word Night at the Baumholder Warrior Zone at 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Enjoy poetry reading and music with other adults. Let your feelings flow in a relaxed environment. This event is for adults, 18 and over. For more information or to sign up

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Medical Group

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

ASACS

» ASACS is a school-based prevention counseling service that has been in the Department of Defense Dependents Schools middle and high schools for 25 years. The counseling services are completely confidential for students and their families. Individual, family and group counseling are offered. Contact your school ASACS counselor for more information.

Military Family Life Consultants

» MFLCs are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179.

for this event, contact BOSS at 485-6228, 06783-6-6228 or 0152-0880-3961. The Warrior Zone is located in Bldg. 8106 on Smith Barracks. » Are you single and looking for an exciting way to mingle on Valentine’s Day? Join Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers for this speed dating event at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Warrior Zone, Bldg. 8106 on Smith Barracks. This event is open to all single Soldiers, ages 18 and older. For more information, call 485-7339 or 06783-6-7339. » The Baumholder Indoor Swimming Pool will be closed until Feb. 28 for annual preventative maintenance. The tentative re-opening is scheduled for March 4. For more information, call 485-7299 or 06783-6-7299.

Jobs

» Looking for a job and not sure where to start? Take the Private Sector Resume Writing Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. which is designed to help prepare you in your career search. Learn important information about what an employer would look for on a resume. Class meets on Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2917. Please register in advance for any of our classes or programs by calling our main line, 493-4203, 0631-3406-4203. » Join our Employment Readiness expert and learn the valuable skill sets needed to set an impression on prospective employers during a job interview. Class meets Feb. 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2917. Please register in advance for any of our classes or programs by calling our main line, 4934203, 0631-3406-4203.


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

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Die vier Jahreszeiten,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazolla, 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 4 and 28. • “Der nackte Wahnsinn,” a comedy by Michael Frayn about a theater group on tour in England, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 27, and 3 p.m. Feb. 23. • “Da kommt noch wer,!” Someone is going to come!, a chamber opera in English, and “Ein Mond aus kochender Milch,” a chamber opera in German, 8 p.m. Saturday. • “Kassandra,” a play by Christa Wolf, in German, 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 4, 11, 12, 15, 25, 26 and 28. • “Die Orestie,” a tragedy trilogy by Aischylos, in German, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, 14, 21 and 26. • “Viva la Mama,” a comical opera by Gaetano Donizetti, in German, 4 p.m. Feb. 2, and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. • “Der Pagodenprinz,” a fairy tale dance with music by Benjamin Britten, 8 p.m. Feb. 13 and 21. For

details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • NATE57 presents rap and hip hop, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €18. • The Californian band Zebrahead presents punk, rock and metal, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €18. • German singer Götz Widman performs on request, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost 1€8. • The band Ohrenfeindt presents German hard rock, 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets cost €18. • The band Die Goldenen Zitonen performs punk rock, 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets cost €16. • Moop Mama presents urban brass and rap, 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Tickets cost €18. • The SWR Big Band and Rittersberg Big Band present big band jazz, 6 p.m. Feb. 9. Tickets cost €10. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern present young talented soloists, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12 to €25. • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern present “Flutes – Bells,” with works by Antonin Dvorak, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn, 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Tickets cost

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€17 to €25. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The bands The Sexy Drugs, Samsonia and Sick of the Law present an alternative rock punk night, 8 p.m. today. • The Emmerich-Smola Music School Newcomer Festival presents young talents, 8 p.m. Jan. 31. Tickets cost €7.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de. Theodor-ZinkMuseum, SteinCourtesy photo strasse 48, Kaiserslautern: • Four violists The wine village of Freinsheim sponsors its traditional red wine of the Pfalztheater hike today, Saturday and Sunday. Guided tours start from the Baroque town hall next to the church at 6 p.m. today, and present a charity 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Food and beverage stands concert with three are open from 6 to 10 p.m. today, and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Japanese and one Saturday and Sunday. For more information and directions, visit English composiwww.stadt-freinsheim.de and click on “Rotweinwanderung.” tion, 5 p.m. Jan. 26. Admission is free; donations are welcome. Donations support the Japanese • Kaiserslautern, ice-skating city of Kamaishi, that got hit by rink in event hall at Gartenschau the tsunami. area, to Feb. 16. Skating hours Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., Bürgers: 4 to 6 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m. On • Martina Eisenreich Quartett pres- Fridays and Saturdays open to ents “Contes du Lune,” emotional 10 p.m. For details, visit music, 5 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets cost €12. www.kl-on-ice.de. • The United Kingdom Uku• Kaiserslautern, Theodorlele Orchestra presents “Mini means Zink-Museum, Steinstrasse, Maxi,” a fascinating show with music exhibition” Mein Ami I bis II,” by Mozart and the Monty Pythons, telling the history of Americans Bach and the Beatles, Chick Corea in Rheinland-Pfalz, through and Rossini, 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Tickets Feb. 9. Hours are 10 a.m. to cost €22 to €28. For tickets, visit 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 06371-592-220. Sunday. Stadthalle Landstuhl: • “The Night of the 5 Tenors” features “Una Notte a Venezia,” 8 p.m. • Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center Thursday. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. (across from Daenner Kaserne), • “Here Comes the Sun” features Saturdays. the sound of the flower power genera• Mehlingen, former Penny tion with songs from “Hair,” Cat Stemarket (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. vens, Young Donovan, 8 p.m. Feb. 8. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For details, • Landstuhl, Kaufland, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or Torfstrasse 10, Thursdays. call 06371-92340. • Ramstein, flea market hall, English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Flurstrasse 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Frankfurt: Fridays and Saturdays. • “Saturday Night Fever,” a musi• Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltcal by Bill Oaks, Robert Stigwood works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. and the Bee Gees, runs through • Grosskarlbach, Bürgerhaus, Feb. 16. For details, visit second-hand fashion market, www.english-theatre.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Red wine hike in Freinsheim

Miscellaneous:

Flea markets:

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‘Nice Voices’ at Fruchthalle The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and six young soloists present “Nice voices” at 5 p.m. Sunday. The coffee bar on the top floor opens at 4 p.m. Tickets cost €12 to €25. For details and tickets, call the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information office at 0631-365-2317.


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Germans celebrate Fasching until Ash Wednesday Scary costumes, noise chased away winter demons in ancient times by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The next five and a half weeks is a special time in Germany — it’s for those who like to party, dress up in costumes, and play a different role than in normal day life. In Germany, this time of year is known as the “fifth season.” Depending on the area, this “crazy season” has different names. In the Pfalz, it’s called “Fassenacht” or “Fastnacht,” in Bavaria, it’s “Fasching,” and in the Cologne area, it’s “Karneval.” Fasching officially begins at 11:11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month and ends on Ash Wednesday, which this year is March 5. Every weekend, special Fasching events are held. Signs and posters found in the KMC will announce “Maskenball” (masquerade ball), “Faschingstanz” (Fasching dance), “Kinderfasching” (children’s Fasching party) or “Prunksitzung” (pomp session). There will be parties, dances, funny speeches and parades. It’s the time for being crazy and wild, cheering up, having fun and, the most important factor, it’s the time to dress up in costume. Visitors at Fasching activities are encouraged to wear fancy dresses. If they are not in disguise, they have to pay a higher admission fee when entering community halls, culture centers, sports gyms and other event locations. The best costumes are awarded prizes at some events. During Fasching, women do not

need a male escort when going to a dance. It’s even up to the females to ask the men for a dance — and the men better not say “no.” A typical Fasching event is the “Prunksitzung,” which literally translated means pomp session. Traditionally, carnival associations sponsor and organize this event. Amateur comedians hold, in their local dialect, humorous speeches spiced with sarcasm about local happenings, people or politics in general. In between speeches, carnival club members sing and present dances. A committee consisting of a president and 11 counselors watch the session from their seats in the back of the stage. After each performance, committee members will present medals to the performers. Carnival clubs are represented by a Fastnacht princess or prince. Every year, a new princess or prince is elected and usually gets crowned the night of New Year’s Eve. Usually, the mayor hands them the keys to the city and thus the executive power. Fastnacht has its origin in ancient times, when people realized that with the start of a new year, spring would soon be on its way. To make it possible for spring to arrive, the demons of winter had to be chased away. Therefore, people dressed in evil-looking costumes and masks. They danced in the streets looking like devils, demons and witches and used noise-making devices, bells and drums to scare away the winter ghosts. Through the centuries, the sea-

son developed into a Christian ritual. The literal translation of the word “Fastnacht” means “night of fasting.” Today it’s the time of merriment and laughter preceding Lent, the 40-day period before Easter. The word “Karneval” also refers to the fasting period. The Latin expression “carne vale” means “farewell, meat” and describes the time of celebrations before Lent when people must renounce meat, opulent meals and festivities. The main days of the fifth season are “Altweiberfasching” (old women’s Fasching) on Feb. 27, Rose Monday on March 3 and Fat Tuesday on March 4. Rose Monday is known for colorful parades with floats, musicians, dancers and walking groups in creative costumes going through towns. The biggest parade in the Westpfalz area is in Ramstein-Miesenbach, and it will take place on Fat Tuesday, March 4.

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TOP: Fasching-goers participate in a polonaise during a Fasching party. ABOVE: Children like to wear funny costumes during Fasching.

Ramstein’s carnival association Bruchkatze, which sponsors the parade, is still looking for American participants. Walking groups, bands and individuals dressed in funny costumes can take part. To register and for more information, call the 86th Airlift Wing Host Nation Office at 480-2094 or email host.nations@us.af.mil.

Carnival club members dance on stage during a “Prunksitzung,” pomp session. The first one is scheduled to start at 7:31 p.m. Saturday at the Haus des Bürgers.


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Physical therapy: From pain to gain Story and photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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aybe it was the extra 10 pounds during a powerlift or not achieving the correct footing during a parachute landing; injuries can happen at any given moment. For Airmen seeking help in recovery and wanting to get back to the mission, there is a medical section on base providing that support. The 86th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy clinic works with patients to problem solve and determine the exact cause of dysfunction or pain, then they implement a treatment program to best target the problem and optimize recovery. “Physical therapy is important to the Air Force to keep its members mission ready at any time and complete the tasks asked of all of us by our nation’s leaders,” said Maj. Brian Smith, 86th MDOS staff physical therapist. The clinic has an array of treatments for the patients, including comprehensive exercise programs, manual therapy, manipulation of joints, dry needling and electric therapy for muscle contraction promotion. “On average, we treat about 350 to 400 patients a month,” said Master Sgt. Antwionett Wheeler, 86th MDOS physical therapy physical flight chief. Some of the most common inju-

ries the physical therapy clinic treats are running injuries, lower back pain, shoulder pain and sports injuries. “By far the greatest amount of injuries are from inadequate activity and then being a ‘weekend warrior’ instead of budgeting the busy demands of the Air Force to include adequate physical training,” Smith said. Having physical therapists on base who know the physical requirements of the military physical fitness program also helps Airmen get back to those standards. “Some of the most common injuries occur when an Airman is not fully prepared for an increase in physical exercise or training too late and too fast to pass a fitness test,” Smith said. The clinic also treats patients post operatively and takes care of them for about six to nine months depending on the surgery, helping them get back to their normal daily activities and mission readiness. Smith said poor posturing can also be a cause for a referral to physical therapy. “We spend countless hours at computers, which can cause postural deviations that contribute to neck, lower back, mid back and shoulder pain,” Smith said. The staff of the physical therapy clinic are not miracle workers. Every patient needs to be ready to work hard in order to receive positive recovery. “Patients need to be motivated to improve themselves,” Smith said.

Spring Youth Sports Registration

Spring Sports Registration for CYSS Youth Sports takes place Monday to Feb. 28. Sports available: golf, track and field, and tennis, ages 8 to 15; soccer, T-ball, coach pitch, baseball and softball, ages 5-15. Fees range between $40 to $65. The sports season begins April 1. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or the Family and MWR One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 4868943 or 06371-86-8943.

Daytime Bambino Soccer

START SMART Soccer, open to ages 3 to 4, teaches children the motor skills necessary to eventually play soccer. Utilizing positive reinforcement, fun activities and exciting equipment on a one-onone basis with their parent led by a staff member. Registration is open from Monday to Feb. 28. The cost is $20 for six 45-minute sessions. Register online via Webtrac. For more information, contact Parent

Airman 1st Class Jannett Blaess, 86th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician, applies electric therapy for muscle contraction promotion to Senior Airman Chardonnay Taylor, 1st Air and Space Communication Operations Squadron systems operator, Jan. 16 on Ramstein. The 86th MDOS physical therapy section is available to lend a hand when it comes to helping patients alleviate pain and regain their physical abilities.

With the skills provided by the physical therapy staff, individuals can expect the best possible outcome, overcome injury and return to optimal function. The clinic works with patients, seeing their recovery from the beginning to end. They also receive positive feedback from previous patients. “I love running into a patient three or four months down the road and they say, ‘I took my PT test last week and I got a 90,’ or even, ‘I passed my PT test, and I had no problems with my knee,’” Wheeler said. “It’s great to hear, knowing you had a part in their rehab.”

Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or the Family and MWR One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Women’s Self Defense Tour

Armed Forces Entertainment along with Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Army Community Service present Linda Vu’s Women’s Self Defense Tour at 2 p.m. Feb. 9. Female community members are invited to take part in a self defense lesson with fitness sensation Linda Vu at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. The lesson will teach basic principles of self defense and taking control. Pre-registration is requested. Call 493-4357 or 0631-3406-4357 for more.

Basketball championships

Unit Basketball Championships take place Feb. 10 to 13 at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220 on Miesau Army Depot. Games take place from 6 to 9 p.m. each night. The top six teams will face off in

By providing top class therapeutic support, the 86th MDOS physical therapy clinic helps keep Airmen fit to fight by giving them the tools they need to get better. “Air Force physical therapists are the maintainers of the human weapon system, keeping individuals functioning optimally for their team,” Smith said. “Everyone is important to the Air Force mission and has something to offer, and we are here to provide the best possible treatment to return our patients to full duty and a healthy, active lifestyle.”

double-elimination style. Team awards will be given for the top three teams. Individual awards will be given for the top two teams along with MVP.

EDGE! Cardio Fit

The Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program is offering Cardio Fit training from 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday until Feb. 13 at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Cardio Fit training provides participants with an excellent way to improve mobility, strength and stamina. A total body strength training workout will include cardiovascular and interval training. Students will learn the following skills: building lean muscle, improving cardiovascular endurance, boosting self-esteem and confidence as well as a sense of personal accomplishment. Cost is $30. Open to grades 6-12. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or the Family and MWR One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.


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F EVENTS North American Film Festival Now – Sun, Jan 26 Stuttgart, Various locations Once again the North American Film Festival will take place in Stuttgart, this year from January 23 to 26. At this year’s festival a variety of Native American movie projects will be presented under the motto “No more silence”. All movies will be shown in native language and you will have the chance to speak to some of the producers. For more info and a detailed program with times and locations see www.nordamerika-filmfestival.com. Dinner show Now – Sat, Feb 1 Rust, Europa Park Enjoy a brilliant combination of a dazzling show program with top-class acrobatics and extravagant delicacies awaiting guests at the dinner show “Cirque d’Europe” with this season’s program “Reflections” at Europa Park until February 1. The artistic and culinary fireworks of Chef Emile Jung will pamper guests with a four-course gala menu. For more info in German see  www.dinnershow.europapark.de. Garden fair Fri, Jan 24 – Sun, Jan 26 Trier, Messepark Every winter the garden fair “DiGA” takes place in the Messepark Trier, this year from January 24 to 26. About 8,000 visitors enjoy the anticipation of springtime while experiencing new trends in landscaping every year. Additionally, gardening tools, furniture and decoration will be presented to prepare you for the sunny season. For more info in German see www.kulturland.rlp.de. Red wine hike Sat, Jan 25 – Sun, Jan 26 Nussdorf, Weinerlebnispfad Participate in the red wine hike “Erlebnis in Rot” (experience in red) in Nussdorf on January 25 and 26. Local wineries will present their best red wines along the Weinerlebnispfad (wine experience trail) at the Kaiserberg. Various objects and works of art highlighted by red lights will make the hike spectacular at night. For more info in German see www.landau-nussdorf.de

or contact the Tourist Information Office Landau at 06341-138301. Magic Of The Dance Sat, Jan 25 Kaiserslautern, Fruchthalle Experience the Irish tap dance show by John Carey “Magic of the Dance” in the Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern on January 25, starting at 8 p.m. The world’s best tap dancers will present an exciting love story taking place at the beginning of the 20th century in Dublin. For more info in German see www.magicofthedance.com. Carnival night parade Sat, Jan 25 Speyer, Cathedral As the carnival season draws closer, parades like the Große Nachtumzug (big night parade) in Speyer on January 25 become more regular. More than 4000 witches and jesters from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy will start the musical parade at 6.11 p.m. leading from the Cathedral to the historic museum. The “Narrendorf” (jesters’ village) between the St.-Georgen-Gasse and the Maximilianstrasse will be open from 2 p.m. to midnight and several stalls will be hosted by local restaurants. For more info in German see www.pfalz.de. Shaolin Kung-Fu show Fri, Jan 31 Neunkirchen, Gebläsehalle Enjoy an exciting Kung-Fu show presented by Shaolin monks in the Gebläsehalle Neunkirchen on January 31 at 8 p.m. Marvel at a special show where iron rods and tiles are destroyed only with body power and self-control. The focus of this martial art is totally on the life energy “Qi” which is, according to the Zen-Buddhists, available in all living creatures. For more info in German see www.eventim.de. German Brazilian night Sat, Feb 1 Freinsheim, Freinsheimer Hof Enjoy a culinary night during the DeutschBrasilianische Kochduell (German Brazilian cook-off) at the Freinsheimer Hof on February 1. On this night, German and Brazilian talents will come together not only in the kitchen. Former 1.FC Kaiserslautern football star Ratinho from Brazil will play a game of foosball against

a current 1. FCK soccer player. Be part of the dinner and act as referee during the match. For more info in German see www.restaurant-freinsheimer-hof.de. Butcher festival Sat, Feb 1 Duttweiler, Festhalle A traditional Palatinate Schlachtfest (butcher’s festival) will be hosted by the city of Duttweiler in the Festhalle on February 1 from 11 a.m. Enjoy typical Kesselfleisch (boiled belly pork), Zwiebelsalat (onion salad) and of course Bratwurst with Sauerkraut. Once your meal has settled, a huge cake buffet will await you. Don’t forget to buy some of the homemade sausages before you leave. Make sure you take cash along. For more info in German see www.duttweiler.de. Costume sale Mon, Feb 3 Kaiserslautern, Pfalztheater Just in time for carnival season the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern will sell professional costumes from different stage plays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on February 3. Find wonderful outfits from historic to modern and from beautiful to outrageous. There will be something for every taste and every budget! For more info in German see www.pfalztheater.de or contact the theater at 0631-36750. CONCERTS Music Show of Nations Fri, Jan 24 – Sun, Jan 26 Bremen, ÖVB Arena Don’t miss the 50th anniversary of the Musikschau der Nationen (music show of nations) at the ÖVB Arena in Bremen from January 24 to 26. 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. The Harlem Gospel Singers Sat, Jan 25 Frankfurt, Alte Oper Enjoy the First Lady of Gospel together with The Harlem Gospel Singers at the

Alte Oper in Frankfurt on January 25 at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. With a mix of traditional and modern songs the audience will be enchanted by “The Power Of Love” tour. For more info and tickets see www.eventim.de. One Night of Queen Thu, Jan 30 Neustadt a.d. Weinstraße, Saalbau Experience the most authentic QueenTribute-Show “One Night of Queen” in the Saalbau in Neustadt an der Weinstraße on January 30, starting at 8 p.m. Gary Mullen, the world famous Freddy Mercury impersonator, will present top hits like “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Don’t stop me now” and many more together with the band The Works. For more info and tickets from €41.50 see www.eventim.de. SPORTS Boxing Sat, Jan 25 Stuttgart, Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle The World Boxing Organization (WBO) Light Heavyweight Championship presents Marco Huck and Firat Arslan at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle Stuttgart starting at 6 pm on January 25. More info and tickets from €26 are available at www.eventim.de. Ice hockey Sun, Jan 26 Mannheim, SAP Arena Visit the ice hockey match Adler Mannheim vs. Straubing Tigers in the SAP Arena on January 26, starting at 2.30 p.m. Tickets are between €10 and €39 and are available at  www.tickets.saparena.de. International pole vaulting Fri, Feb 7 Zweibrücken, Westpfalzhalle The athletics center LAZ presents once again the Internationale Stabhochsprungmeeting (international pole vault meeting) at the Westpfalzhalle Zweibrücken on February 7. Special guest will be world champion Raphael Holzdeppe. For junior athletes the event starts at 3 p.m., for the professionals at 7 p.m. No admission! For more info in German see www.laz.de.

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January 24, 2014 Editor’s note: Schedules and synopses are provided by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Movie times and dates are subject to change by the individual theaters. Please check with the theater to ensure accuracy.

Ride Along (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m., 10 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m. SATURDAY - Ride Along (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m., 10 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m. SUNDAY Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. MONDAY - Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m., The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13)2 p.m., 8 p.m. TODAY -

Devil’s Due (R) 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. TUESDAY - Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG)11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. WEDNESDAY - Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. American Hustle (R)11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. THURSDAY - Ride Along (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. The Nut Job in 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Devil’s Due (R) 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. American Hustle (R) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m.

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Frozen (PG)- Sat & Sun 13:30, Mon 16:00 I, Frankenstein (PG13)- Fri 16:00, 17:45, 19:30, 22:45, Sat 18:15, 19:30, 22:45, Sun 18:15, 20:15, Mon - Wed 16:00, 17:45, 20:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG13)Fri & Sat 17:30, Sun 20:15, Mon - Wed 18:00 Ride Along (PG13)- Fri 15:45, 18:00, 20:15, 22:30, Sat 13:30, 15:45, 17:45, 20:15, 22:30, Sun 13:30, 15:45, 17:45, 20:15, Mon Wed 16:00, 18:00, 20:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (PG13)- Sat & Sun 14:00 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG13)- Sat & Sun 14:00 The Wolf of Wall Street (R)- Fri - Sun 17:00, Mon - Wed 17:15

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ACROSS 1. Greek strongman 5. Bird’s claw 6. “Clever girl.” 8. And defender 9. University of Kansas mascot 10. Cavalryman DOWN 2. American bird 3. Soul 4. Milky Way 5. Hailing from the Lone Star State 7. sea hawk WORD BANK (terms are not in sequence with crossword): Texan, Talon, Spirit, Sentry, Raptor, Osprey, Lancer, Jayhawk, Hercules, Galaxy, Eagle

Devil’s Due (R) — After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off as nerves. But, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.

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Beautiful FSH in Siegelbach 8 km to K'Lautern, 320 m², 5 BR, 3 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din, Loft, Garage, Yard, Storage, Laundry-Room, Pets neg., Avail: February 1, 2014, Rent: 2650 Euro incl. garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com . For further listings please view our website www.gibillpay.com/realestate Enjoy living in this spacious, very modern and luxurious freestanding home. 291 m², 3 BR, 2.5 Baths, Liv/Din-room, Studio, Fenced yard, Double garage, Floor-Heating, Pets neg., Avail: Feb. 15, 2014. Rent: 2212 Euro + 100 Euro garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com . For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate Freestanding House in Weselberg, 140Sqm, 3 Bedrooms, 1,5 Bathrooms, 2 Living/Dining Room, BIK, Basement, Yard, Garage, €870, re-bosle@t-online.de or 00491719343387 Herschweiler Pettersheim 4 brand new houses, 4 brms, livdin room, BIK, 2.5 bath, double garage, 200sqm, storage room, yard, pets allowed, avail now 1600 Euro + utilities 0151-5221 4278 House in Miesau (~ 15 min to Ramstein AF ) with double garage for rent ~ 200 qm, 1.300,00 Euro + utilities I'm an older home, but I was always treated well. My rooms are nice and spacious, I also have an attic and a basement. There are even built-in wardrobes and wooden floor. Just call and maybe you like me. 7 bedrooms, kitchen (bk; 2 years old), dining room as well as a living room; bath (1; 1, /3/4;1/2). Rent 1.300,00 Euro + utilities + deposit, as well as finder's fee. *Townhome in Obermohr (~ 10 min to Ramstein AF) with garage for rent ~ 140 qm, 860,00 Euro + utilities 3 bedrooms, kitchen (bk), dining - & living room area, bath (1; 1, 3/4), balcony & terrace, incl. basement (with storage and laundry room), Rent 860,00 Euro + utilities + deposit, as well as finder's fee. For more information call Real Estate Fettig Immobilien on 0172 6182 688 House in Oberstaufenbach, 230 sqm, 2 floors+attic, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Living/Dining Room, sunroom, built-in kitchen, yard, mthl.rent 1580.-€+util, av 01.02.14, call 0176/84253241 House in Schopp 5min Vogelweh 5rms BIK 2.5bath 240sqm 800sqm-yard terr balc garage 0173-3683830

Kaiserslautern American House in Reichenbach-Steegen, Horststr. 6, for rent 90sqm 3BR BIK new gas heating €560 +utl 1month deposit avail now 0637162411 or 06371-2715 english spoken House, 220sqm, 1200sqm property, terrace, family rm, dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, private patio area in the back. Very quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgate, €1600 +util. Avail now. Call Owner 06364-175436 Kaiserslautern - Hohenecken: 3 bedr., bath, built-in-kit., livingdingrm., patio, doublegarage yard, 1.970,-- € + util www.agraimmobilien 06371-57656 Kindsbach: large modern home, 235sqm, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, BIK, radiant floor heating, studio attic, nice yard, garage, €1650+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobili en@icloud.com KL 15 min new Country-FSH 190sqm, 2Bedrm + 2rooms, 2 bath, yard, 2garages w/elec 1410 € +utiles call 0178-9837620 www.mein-wellness-ferien haus.de/countryhouse/index.html KL-City house 3BR attic 1.5bath BIK high standard garden basem garage 165sqm €1230 + utl Call: 0152-51914840 Kottweiler, open built Mediterranean Style Duplex (200m2) BIK, wooden floors 3 bedr.Studio 2,5 bathr, huge Backyard with shed. €1500. Pls call for appointment 0151-43265103 Kottweiler: freestanding 5 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningrm., doublegarage, basement, balcony, patio, yard, 1.580,--€ + util www.agra-Im mobilien.de 06371/57656 Landstuhl Atzel, 200sqm, quite location, built in kitchen, wooden floor, storage room, balcony, garage, 100% fenced yard, perfect for kids, just minutes from hospital, 10 minutes RAB, free Internet, bakery, grocery around corner.Available 1st Feb 2014 or soo ner.pizzahog2012@gmail.com Landstuhl-school: Freest. House in a nice, quiet area, 5BR/2,5BA, yard, terrace € 1.250,- + util 06371-943311 www.GermaWildImmobilien.de

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January 24, 2014 Queidersbach: 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.370,-- € + til www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Ramstein school district: Modern home in Rothselberg, 200sqm, 4 bed, 2 bath, BIK+pantry, openplan living dining, radiant floor heating, walk-in closet, patio and beautiful yard, very big basement, garage, €1500+ut. Av. late Jan. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@icloud.com

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January 24, 2014 2013 Focus Hatchback, great value!, Ford, Focus se, 2013, Here is a great opportunity for someone considering a new Focus. This car was bought new last april and barely driven since then. It even has the original window sticker!robmar chetti@me.com 2013 Volvo XC60 AWD, Fully loaded with European Nav. maps, Panoramic Glass Sunroof, Climate Pack, Blind-spot Information System + Power Folding Mirrors Electric Silver/Black Leather, 23,000 miles only $33,495.Contact: info@capitolmotors.com 0631-351700 BMW 520i, year 1998, 6 Cylinder fuel injection, only 112.000 km (about 69.000 miles), original owner, fully BMW dealer maintained, Air Condition, 6 Airbags, loaded, new inspection+tune up, excellent condition.contact: 01781315400 Calibra V6, long distances and garage car. 170 PS (2495 cm). 133.000km, no accidents, sport suspension, 17? AZEV tires, sport exhaust, ABS, Traction Control, Airbags, power windows, air condition, power door locks, etc. (0)176 / 22843089 Check out this AWD Automatic XC 70 Cross Country with leather heated seats, Sun Roof, entertainment package DVD w/wireless headphones, CD, back up sensors, tow package, many extras, perfect travel veh.w.ssims@ya hoo.com Chrysler Grand Caravan, 2000, New Inspection Good Till Feb 2015. New Brake Lines, Brake pads, Tires, Rotors, Oil Pan. PWR Window, locks. Email jkpm1@ me.com Email (mohamedsuleman91@ya hoo.com) Anti-Lock Brakes / Driver Airbag / Passenger Airbag / Alarm / Power Windows / Rear Window Wiper / Tinted Glass / A/ C:front / A/C: rear / Cruise Control / Navigation System / Power Steering /mohamedsuleman91@ya hoo.com Good Year Ultra Grip Winter Tires with steel rims, 175/65 R14. Excellent condition used one winter. Rims came off Mazda 323, 4x100. $225; Call: 0175-449-8922 Great little car!, MINI, Cooper, 2008, Automatic, heated seats, power sunroof, power windows, power locks, new tires (Nov 2013), 56K miles, mellow yellow with black racing stripes. $13,550 or best offer. paulsherouse@hot mail.com Luxury Fun Car: Infiniti G37X '10 Eng: Automatic V6, Mileage: ~43500mi Seats 5. Leather seats* 3.7L Eng, 328HP, AWD, power steering/windows * All Season Tires 1 yr old* MP3/USB port *Dual heated seats b/u cam Email: moonlite79@ymail.com Manual Transmission. 22,000 Miles. Heated Seats. Fold in side mirrors. Rear Back Up Sensors. Blue Tooth Enabled. Connection cord for mp3/ipod. CD Player. Convenience keyless entry and start. Comes w/2 sets winter & summer runflat tires kvrcosmos@ gmail.com Pirelli Winter Tires with M&S mark, meet German requirements for wintery weather. Size 175/ 65r15 Please pick up in Frankfurt NordendCall Jay 0151/43457884

Mercedes E 200, Model 2000 Automatic, leather, power steering, breaks, windows, doors. Cruise control, Xenon lights, ABS, Stero, fully loaded. new oil change & batterie. new winter tires. none smoking car - Garage kept- good condition - only € 3.250 obo call 0172-676 2717 Mercedes E320, '00, Automatic, 144000 km, with alloy wheels, leather interior, DVDs in headrests, extra-fully loaded, & perfect mechanically!!! Super nice car! $8400 (or 6200 Euros) Wiesbaden, 017669350-983. Must Sell, Ford, F-150, 2006, 4x2, insp on 14 Dec 13, tw pckg, step, auto start, 88 k, ... MUST Sell due to retiring. price negotiable within reason. Contact for more info, $13,000, Johnlowe345@ gmail.com, 0176-56534983 Silver, 5 speed, 4 door, A/C, power steering, summer and winter tires, runs good, excellent in snow. Spot #17 at Ramstein lemon lot. Call Jerry at 0162-2708345, $3350, vcwalters@msn.com Super Reliaable 2nd Car!!, 2000 Honda Accord 2-dr coupe, V6 VTEC 3.0 Liter, automatic transmission, A/C, Power windows/ doors/seats/steering, side air bags, CD/Stereo, Leather interior, Sun Roof. Runs great. USAREUR inspection passed 10JAN14. cjlandm@yahoo.com This Nissan Maxima, is in an excellent condition, has only 97,737 miles and mechanically runs like brand new. It is pearl white with gray leather interior.Glynis86178@ hotmail.com We buy cars / all makes! Accident, broken down, Honda, Toyota - great prices! Open Mon-Sun call until 10pm 0173-4201553 or 0631-3579286 or E-Mail: Tonicars56@yahoo.de

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Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. Lookin for Sportster parts or a bike which needs some work, basket case or sittin longer time too. BT Ultra Classic perhaps too. Just make me your offer what you have and we will see.2wheelmechanic@web.de

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Do you love photography as much as we do? Join us on Facebook. Post your best pictures, comment, discuss. Local area photo walks are planned. All are welcome and it's free! Facebook.com/KaiserslauternPhotographyClub I need your help with my Master's thesis.You have the chance to win one of two Amazon vouchers (25 € each).http:// ww2.unipark.de/uc/Weber/ Yours faithfullyFelix Weber


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Kaiserslautern American The Bigs2 Baseball, Wii game, Assorted used, region 1, DVDs perfect condition, like new!, €10, for sale. A Beautiful Mind/ Any Gicoemser@gmail.com ven Sunday/ Austin Powers Goldmember/ Hostel/ Jerry McGuire/ TV with Stand, This is a German Miracle/ Old School/ Posiedon/ TV with TV stand., €30, jkpm1@ Pulp Fiction/ Rent/ Risky Busime.com nessRoad to Predition/ Seabiscuit/ Short Circuit 2/ Signs/SpiderWireless DVD player and surround sound, DAV-HDX578WF Man/ Talladega Nights/ etc, Sony DVD and Home Theatre Sur- 26peterc@gmail.com

Overeater's Anonymous, If food rules your life call Overeaters Anonymous. No weigh-ins, dues or fees. Meetings every Monday 1800 starting 6 Jan 14. Landstuhl hospital chapel, building 3773. round sound and S-air wireless reContact OA_ktown@yahoo.com ceiver. This is an awesome sysfor more info. tem with wireless rear speakers and a 5 disc changer., $250, 26peterc@gmail.com

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50 inch Hitachi Projection TV in excellent condition, with great picture quality. It is the American version, and all functions are in English language. This TV is multi-system, dual voltage, and weighs 63kg. Buyer must pick up. Sold as is.TheRealBlackDragon36@ya hoo.com Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Wireless Video monitoring system camera, I have 2 for sale and can offer you a deal if you want them both. These cameras are great for security monitoring as well as a baby came ra.26peterc@gmail.com Electric guitar amp for sale; Rocktron Rampage, ideal for practice in your home and beyond.Fantastic gain characteristics, AGX noise reduction, 8`` speaker with lots of volume asking $120.- call 0172 35 64442 Gets over 90 UK Channels via your Internet Conection. Still has 12 month Subscription and full warranty.satserv@europe.com

High quality new handmade tube amplifier. Tubes with a direct connection Loftin White, 6EM7. Kenotron 5U4 rectifier. No capacitors in the signal path. Output power 2x2 Wt. Size 310x280x160, weight 12 kg. Input 2 x RCA. Output 0 4 8 Ohm.info@latart.lv

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Beautiful Genuine Lead Crystal Zelda Twilight Princess, Wii gaGlass Set consisting of :12 Red me, perfect condition, like new!, Wine, 12 White Wine, 12 Port Wi€18, coemser@gmail.com ne, 6 Cognac, 6 Champagne Flutes, 6 Champagne Coupe, 6 Liqueur, 8 Water, €150, francuml@ yahoo.com FOR SALE L SA

007 Legends for the Xbox 360 (American Version, NTSC). Brand new and unopened. Shipping to APO address free. Buyer responsible for all shipping costs. Seller not responsible for non-receipt if insurance is not purchased. Price is $30.00 or Best Of fer.TheRealBlackDragon36@ya hoo.com

Banana Republic Shirt, grey and white. Brand new, never worn before, with original tag. Original size small, but is more medium, loose fit! €8, coemser@gmail.com

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Bought this watch last month for $525 and only wore it twice. Well taken care of and comes with original packaging. Get her something nice for Christmas! Serious inquiries only please.orijenelle@ya hoo.com Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com

*Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmaat 01723564442 de. Beautiful accessory for any oc220 volt iron and ironing board. cation, any outfit. Treat yourself to Contact Eric and Mia at something nice or bring a smile to 063759949674., $30, your best girl friends. €10, coem eyates9761@aol.com ser@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com 3 Persian carpets, some silk, 1,30 -2 meters, 2,10 - 2,85 me- Bracelet, gold plated and silver ters, 1,40- 2,10 meters, 1,30 - with small stones between. Worn 1,90 meters Everything must go. once for a Xmas party. €10, for Last chance for seldom Items. Pri- pics please see class-world.com, vate. Tel: 06301-6098236 or 0176- s.vogl75@web.de 20934908 Canadian Spa 2011 Toronto model Hot tub with built in audio An adjustable full-size bassinet speakers, lighting and waterfall. allows you to keep baby closer This is 50 sq ft and seats up to 5 longer. Diaper changing table with adults. email me at 26peterc@ wipe clean fabrics that resist gmail.com mess during changes. Easily converts to a portable playard. Signa- Collection of leather bound, siture Graco® push-button fold ma- gned by the author, 1st edition kes closing your playard quick books, mint cond. Over 100 diffeand hassle-free. Airy mesh on all rent books. Authors include: Norsides for maximum ventilation. man Mailer, William F. Buckley, Convenient carrying bag for no- Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald fuss travel and storage. New pri- Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom ce: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374- Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious in944368 or 0176-55247077 or quiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822 email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de Collectors Cups, Beautiful Collectors Cups Set consisting of Cup, saucer and cake plate.Each set decorated in a different Gold plated pattern. €10 per set or €200 for all 25 sets, francuml@ya hoo.com

Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game, Antique Tin Pot - very old - pasplayed once, perfect condition - li- sed down from my grandfather. ke new!, €15, coemser@gmail.com $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de Raven Max / Sirius Retro Synthesizers each 650. The Raven is a Approx 120 pieces, (Wilde Rose) master keyboard (with Max exten- Villeroy und Boch, coffee and dinsion). Sirius is a techno workstati- ner plates, inclusive candle holon with vocoder and much more. ders, etc, Villeroy und Boch heaBoth devices are in nearly new ting plate. Approx pieces of lead condition. Including original in- crystal glass inclusive punch bowl struction and operation manuals. set, 2x 12 pieces silver in a box. 0157-89138494 kitchen appliances and painting Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii ga- and much more. Last chance for me, perfect condition, like new! seldom items. Private Everything must go. Tel: 06301-6098236 or €10, coemser@gmail.com 0176-20934908 Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €20, Art Nouveau furniture over 100 coemser@gmail.com, years old. A variety of items,

Elta desk fan, Elta revolving desk fan with multi speed setting., $8, 26peterc@gmail.com

Surround sound speaker system, HCT stereo surround sound speaker system, like new. Five speakers and subwoofer., $78, mkomara7@yahoo.com

Fender type Telecaster electric guitar. Masterbuilt, professional instrument. Excellent sound spectrum and tonal qualities. Must see and try! Tom at 0172 35 64442

grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480

Compact German 220/240 volt Freezer four Drawer run like new, only use for short period, No longer needed.trs610cl@aol.com Ellrona 2 months old 2 individual induction stove tops, $60 together or $40 a piece. Available for pickup ASAP. tailypoe3@ gmail.com

Page 35 Flexslim Vacuum, This is a wireless Vacuum. it has has a hand Vacuum in the back for small areas. €80, jkpm1@me.com Four alabaster Christmas plates from Studio Dante di Volteradici. Fine condition/Original boxes & Documents.Silent Night, Holy Night;Joy to the World;Hark the Herald Angels;We 3 Kings$20ea/ $75all4.tomcjones@t-online.de or 06209-797276 GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect condition, like new. Size small., €8, coem ser@gmail.com Ionic tourmaline hair straightener, purchased for $40 at Globus, $20 OBO, tailypoe3@gmail.com

German Made Simple: Learn to Speak and Understand German Quickly and Easily [Paperback]. This is the book needed for the German classes held at the Ramstein Community Cen ter.26peterc@gmail.com Hotspring Envoy 5 Person Hot Tub, This spa quality 5 person hot tub is like new, only been in one private home for 2 years and only now being sold due to Landstuhl job cuts and relocation. Paid 10,000 euro new. 6500 euro for you! 01741963712 Leather bomber jacket for boys, fake. worn once.EU size 134., $10, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

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I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris) Jeans for boys, One pair of levi's size 10. 25w, 25L. One M&S pair also size 10. Good condition. Worn a few times, $10, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Ladies Bag For Sale, Cole Haan Ladies bag, brown, not used (unwanted gift), costs over $200, will sell for $75 or best offer. Will make a great Christmas present. Photo attached. Please contact ckab2001@yahoo.com.

Kaiserslautern American Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Creme, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Siemens 2400W vacuum with attachments and brand new box of refill bags, less than 2 months old. Available for pickup ASAP. $50, tailypoe3@gmail.com

Silver and white modern floor lamp from Mobel Martin, originally LG washer/dryer combo, great $70 asking $20 OBO., $20, deal! Moving very soon so needs tailypoe3@gmail.com to be picked up ASAP. $560, Small wicker and cloth laundry tailypoe3@gmail.com hamper, about 24" tall, purchased

Liebherr refrigerator/freezer like for $10 and less than 2 months new, great deal! $340 OBO. old. tailypoe3@gmail.com tailypoe3@gmail.com Standing fan, Lasko oscillating Long necklace with a heart & but- standing fan with adjustable terfly pendant, different stones. speeds., $30, 26peterc@ For pics please see www.class- gmail.com world.com, €5, s.vogl75@web.de Stock pot with lid, purchased Looking for someone as passio- from Globus for $30, good quality nate about Metal detecting and and stainless steel. Less than 2 history as I am. I am in the Wies- months old, $15 OBO, tailypoe3@ baden area. Frank Clemons. gmail.com 06145-5490684. Swarovski Crystal - Attention colNecklace with a cross pendant, lectors! All retired pieces reduced color is bronze/brown, for pics to half their value, All pieces over please see www.class-world.com, 20years old! Prices greatly redu€5, s.vogl75@web.de ced! Great gift for any special ocNecklace, fashion jewelry, black, casion! Private collection!The last different pearls & stones, €5, for two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. pics please see class-world.com Call for info: 06332-41560 bets.vogl75@web.de ween 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to Nice necklace with a leather RAB! strap, €10, for pictures please go Transformers, Multiple 220 volt to www.class-world.com, transformers. 4 X 300 watt for $40 s.vogl75@web.de each and 1 X 75 watt for $20. Eric and Mia at Nice necklace with heart-pen- Contact $40, dant in silver. New, nether worn. 063759949674., For picture please see class- eyates9761@aol.com world.com. €5, s.vogl75@web.de Wetsuit - Shorty, Women, black/ Org.Thomas Sabo Charm, price new was 49€, never used, was a bday present, selling price €20, for pics please see classworld.com, s.vogl75@web.de

orange, size small, fast drying, €15, for pics please see classworld.com s.vogl75@web.de

Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perPorcelain dolls, over 100 to choo- fectly in a small, narrow space. se from, all dressed. Price Obo $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad Call: 0176-90796039 vantipro.de Selling two Fender Stratocaster electric guitars. Never left the house, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442

Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com

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1800 Armoire from Lorraine, France - original!Solid Oak with Inlayers and Carvings, 2 Doors, 2 Drawers.Height: 85" Width: 60" Depth: 25"To be picked up near Ramstein (Niedermohr) for 1980 Euro OBO, private sale. Call 01729733924.

3 antique cabinets, about 140 years old, Tegernsee Style, 2 small and one big. One hope chest, about 150 years old, light soft wood, Tegernsee See Style, 1 sekretär about 150 years old, castle style, couch, sofa half round, matching modern glass table, and many other items. Every must go. Moving. Tel: 063016098236 or 0176-20934908 3.5 foot table with 2 chairs, A nice round, white, wooden table with 2 matching chairs. The table is three and a half feet in diameter., $45, 26peterc@gmail.com Antique 100 y.o. German china cabinet, matching dining table with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €950, eyates9761@aol.com Antique Armoire, Nice antique Armiore. Bought 2000 for 1585 EUR in a antique shop with certifcate. To be picked up in Kaiserslautern. Now only 850 EUR, drdos331@ gmail.com Antique Bench, Antique bench with cushion seat, storage space and wheels. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €700, eyates9761@aol.com Antique cabinet, restored antique cabinet. 3 doors with mirror. 140cm wide, 2m high. Solid wood. To be picked up in Kaiserslautern. €350, drdos331@ gmail.com Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €150, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French armiore with mirror doors. Louis IV style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €800, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French buffet. year 1890 Henry II style. See photo on KA classifeds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €1000, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French sofa. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €200, eyates9761@aol.com Antique secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €120, eyates9761@aol.com Beautiful sideboard, cherrywood veneerThe sideboard is in very good condition with normal signs of usage. Very decorative, beautiful eye-catcher for your home. 97cm high, 193cm wide, 37cm deep, €350, drdos331@gmail. Book shelf, This is a 5 shelf book shelf. Good shape., €30, jkpm1@ me.com Chippendale table, for living room, length 117 cm, width 83 cm, height 59 cm 70 to be picked up in Ktown70, fridolin50@web.de Custom Made Wood Bar, Custom made wood bar including six stools, sink, and tap, plus lighting. Small refridgerator which exactly fits the bar available for separate purchase. $725, mkomara7@yahoo.com Original Black Forrest, strikes every full & half hour, fridolin50@ web.de

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