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Defenders strengthen skills through combative course Story and photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen throughout Europe attended a security forces combative course Jan. 11 through 17 on Ramstein. The five-day course is designed to teach security forces members weapon retention and self-defense. “When our people are facing a threat, they need to have the skills and knowledge to defend themselves as well as ensure their weapons are secured,” said Staff Sgt. Jakob Haase, 435th Security Forces Squadron combative instructor. While the program is not new, it has recently grown in popularity as its benefits have become more apparent, according to See COMBATIVE, Page 3

Senior Airman George Henry III and Staff Sgt. Wilbertson Smith, both patrolmen with the 423rd Security Forces Squadron from Royal Air Force Alconbury, U.K., practice self-defense maneuvers during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein. The seven-day course is designed to teach security forces members weapon retention and self-defense so they can handle hostile situations using the most peaceful means possible.

Around 30 senior enlisted leaders from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command shared ideas, discussed challenges and engaged in a lively professional dialogue designed to improve systems and build more cohesive teams during a seminar held Jan. 20 to 21 on Vogelweh. The two-day seminar focused on strengthening TSC teams, leadership

development, and discussions about timely and relevant issues as well as professional dialogue. Leading subject matter experts across the command delivered presentations on topics ranging from security, force protection and theater military strategy to diplomatic considerations and Soldier issues such as finance and personnel actions. The senior enlisted inspector general representative and garrison transition team delivered presentations. The senior enlisted leaders, most of whom serve as command sergeant majors or enlisted heads of major TSC

staff sections, also conducted a lively self-discovery journey through a program exploring different personality, learning and leadership styles. They then used the understanding to improve teamwork, communication and support of teammates. “It was an opportunity to see the method of thinking and logic of command sergeant majors and sergeant majors at the next level,” said Sgt. 1st Class April Brooks, 106th Finance Detachment detachment sergeant. “It gave me a different perspective to see the method behind the madness and


Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jacob McDonald 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs


Senior enlisted gathering builds stronger ‘Team 21’

When driving in Germany, make sure you have a first-aid kit, reflective safety vest and warning triangle in your vehicle in case of an accident or breakdown.

Mentors guide next generation of leaders, Page 6

See BUILDS, Page 2


Tip of the Week

why they make the decisions they make.” This was not the first seminar of its sort for the TSC senior enlisted leaders. In fact, it built on several previous events. Bringing the leadership together allowed new members of the team to get to know their counterparts and provided an opportunity for robust professional discourse and sharing of ideas, strategies and resources. “This workshop is built on a series of previous development opportunities

KMC Boy Scouts, families race toward fun, Page 8

Women come into power Thursday, Page 15

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The devil inside: deployment, divorce, attempted suicide


by anonymous 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Any service member who signed up after 9/11 did so knowing that they would likely deploy to a hostile environment. We all do so willing and eager to serve our country with honor. We read the stories of our courageous brothers and sisters standing up for what they think is right and just, and we gladly follow in their footsteps, fueled by inspiration and ready to take on the world. What we aren’t prepared for, or at least I wasn’t prepared for, is the little devil that I took home with me after my tour: posttraumatic stress. It’s been years since I came back from Afghanistan, but like many returning service members, part of me will always still be there, and my mind brings me back there more often than I would like. Fortunately for me, my doctor classified me as having “deployment-related mental issues,” which is not quite full-blown post-traumatic stress disorder, but it has had catastrophic effects on my life. In late 2011, my career took me to the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. I spent

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for our senior enlisted leaders,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, the TSC senior enlisted leader and event organizer. “We brought in leading subject matter experts to discuss relevant topics, as we did in prior events. We addressed everything from security and force protection to financial and medical readiness, transitions and fundamental Soldier skills. We covered topics ranging from diplomatic and strategic levels to the importance of map reading and navigating with a lensatic compass.” The subject matter wasn’t always abstract or sophisticated. The leaders discussed practical Soldier issues and the

“Not in My Squad” and “Don’t Be That Guy/Girl” campaigns as well as strategy and emerging threats. Participants said they were glad for the opportunity to consciously build on each other’s knowledge and experience. “We are looking at events that have happened across the 21st TSC and USAREUR, and we are sharing lessons learned across the board,” said Sgt. Maj. John Fair, 709th Military Police Battalion operations sergeant major. “We are also bringing in SMEs to talk to us, (and) that makes us better Soldiers.” Rhoades emphasized the importance of taking the information gleaned from the seminar back to the personnel in each of the sections and units

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several months as a convoy leader and distinguished visitor escort, which took me to just about every region of the country. Seven months, several sticky situations and one earth-shattering, nearly fatal traumatic experience later, I was more than ready to come home to my beautiful wife and three phenomenally patient children. As a matter of fact, it was all I could think about, but not always in a good way. Deployments are not only stressful for the service member; they take a significant toll on the entire family. This stress not only affected our day-to-day lives but also drove a wedge between my wife and me. We fought with each other; we struggled to talk about anything real and just couldn’t shake the depression of being separated. Counting down the days to my return, I was excited, afraid, anxious, nervous and sick, but mostly excited. I was afraid of how my relationship would be with my wife because of the distance that had grown between us in my absence. If it wasn’t for the unconditional love I share with my children, I would have been more afraid than excited. Even with my fear of how things would be, I never expected things to be the way they were.

represented by the attendees. “We can’t forget about our people — our Soldiers, our civilians, our officers and NCOs. They’re everything,” Rhoades told his leaders. Brooks said she is taking the lessons back to her unit to improve communication between herself, her leaders and her Soldiers and to give them insight into the decision making process. Rhoades, scheduled to depart in March for a position at Army Headquarters in the Pentagon after more than two eventful years as the TSC’s senior enlisted leader, emphasized the importance of professional relationships, mentorship and team building. “Ultimately, these events are about building on our profes-

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My relationship with my children was great, and there were never any issues there. I expected my wife and me to still express affection toward one another and genuinely be able to spend time together, but I was sadly disappointed. For the first few weeks being home, it was like I was invisible. She spent most of her time reading books and doing her own thing. Most conversations were one-sided and never went deeper than “what do you want for dinner?” Even when they did, she expressly refused to talk about my deployment. She didn’t want to know what I went through because she couldn’t handle it or the thought of me going again. This left me to deal with my issues alone. That’s ok though, right? I mean, my problems aren’t that bad. So I’ll avoid fireworks displays and heavily crowded places. That’s not the worst thing in the world. I’m strong; I can handle this, no problem. That’s what I thought anyway. Editor’s Note: This article is part one of a three-part commentary depicting the struggle of an Airman with returning from deployment, divorce and attempted suicide. The names of individuals have been changed or removed to protect the identities of those involved.

A sergeant major shares a personal insight with fellow leaders during the icebreaker event at the 2016 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leaders seminar. Thirty leaders participated in the two-day conference where they discussed ideas and challenges related to leadership in the Army.

sional relationships and building stronger teams,” he said. “What made this event successful were the thoughtful questions and outstanding professional dialogue. It showed me that our team is ready for

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Official urges families to learn about veteran burial honors by Terri Moon Cronk Department of Defense News WASHINGTON — Planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming for their families, and the Defense Department’s director of casualty and mortuary affairs, Deborah Skillman, wants family members to familiarize themselves in advance, when possible, to know what to expect with military funeral honors. Skillman said families should learn about military funeral honors eligibility ahead of time to know what choices are available. She also recommended that family members ensure they have access to the veteran’s discharge papers, also called combative, from Page 1

Senior Airman Nicholas Zimmer, 100th SFS response force leader and course student. “The skills taught during the program can be used in everyday calls,” Zimmer said. “From domestic responses to altercations while on patrol, (what) we learn here can be used to handle hostile situa-

DD Form 214, to prove eligibility. It’s also critical for family members who want military funeral honors to tell the funeral director, who can make the request for them, Skillman said. The honors are not automatic and must be requested through the veteran’s branch of service, she noted. “Families (also) need to know DOD is going to be there when the honors are requested,” Skillman added. Department of Defense policy is mandated by law to provide a minimum of a two-person, uniformed detail to present the core elements of the funeral honors ceremony, and one service member must represent the veteran’s branch of service, she said. The core elements

include playing taps, folding the American flag, and presenting the flag to the family. Burials with military funeral honors can be conducted at national, veterans’ or private cemeteries, she said. Options exist if resources permit. “While DOD is required to provide a (two-service-member) detail, policy encourages each service secretary to provide additional elements, such as the firing team and pallbearers, if resources permit. However, full honors are always provided for activeduty deaths,” Skillman said. “Military honors may consist of three-rifle volleys by a firing team,” Skillman said Veteran service organizations often participate in burials with military hon-

ors to serve as pallbearers and to provide a firing team, Skillman added. The Veterans Affairs Department also offers other benefits, such as headstones, Skillman said. “We want to honor every eligible service member and make sure (the services) are there to render honors,” Skillman said. Below are the team sizes and what they provide, if resources allow: •  Seven team members: Provides for a six- or seven-member firing party; six pallbearers; and two to six flag-folding detail, one to present the flag and one to initiate taps. •  Six team members: Provides for six in firing party; six pallbearers; two to six flag-folding detail, one

to present the flag and one to initiate taps. •  Five team members: Provides for three in stationary firing party and two for flag folding and presentation detail, one from either flag or firing detail can initiate taps. •  Four team members: Provides for three in firing party, two to leave and tend to flag while one dedicated to taps. •  Three team members: Provides for three in firing party, two leave to tend to flag and also initiate taps — minimum for a firing party. •  Two team members: Legal minimum — cannot execute firing party, as weapons must be attended at all times. The two-person team can accomplish taps, flag folding and flag presentation.

tions with the most peaceful means possible.” From memorizing complex maneuvers to strenuous endurance training, the students push through the physical and mental exhaustion to perfect their craft because it could be what saves someone’s life. “If a hostile situation arises, it won’t be in a controlled environment like (this),”

Haase said. “There is no telling what could happen; we need to be confident in our skills, and the only way to do that is practice.” In order to teach defenders at geographically separated locations, U.S. Air Forces in Europe units send members to attend the course at Ramstein, become instructors, and share that knowledge upon return to their home stations.

“The cadre set the standard really high,” Zimmer said. “They show us where our skills need to be as instructors, and how we can guide and mentor the people we will be teaching at our home station.”

With the end of the course comes another patrol for the Airmen, but with their new skills and knowledge in mind, they arrive better prepared to serve, defend and protect. For more photos, see Page 7.

Staff Sgt. Jose Ruiz, 435th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, spars with Senior Airman George Henry III, 423rd SFS patrolman from Royal Air Force Alconbury, U.K., during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein. The course is designed to help defenders gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need in order to protect and serve.

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Reported Larcenies JAN. 23

Landstuhl — $1,000 Ramstein — One Super Mario Dog Tag Erpolzheim — One wallet containing €150

JAN. 18

11:45 p.m.: The misuse of U.S. Army Europe plates was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 20

1:32 a.m.: The operation of a vehicle while impaired was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JAN. 21

1 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern. 1:30 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Schwedelbach.

JAN. 22

12:20 a.m.: An aggravated assault was reported in Landstuhl. 3:30 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:40 p.m.: A sexual assault was reported in Ramstein. 5 p.m.: Shoplifting was reported on Ramstein.

JAN. 23

12:10 a.m.: A major vehicle accident occurred on Ramstein. 12:30 a.m.: Fraud was reported in Landstuhl.


• Chili’s Too, located in the KMCC, will be closed through Sunday due to kitchen upgrades and renovation. • The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will close at 11:30 p.m. Feb. 10 for training. Customer service hours will resume Feb. 11. Additionally, both will be closed Feb. 15 in observation of Presidents Day. • The Furnishings Management Section will be closed for furniture delivery and pick up Feb. 25 and 26 due to the annual inventory check. The Customer Service Section remains open with regular hours. • The 100 percent Munitions Stockpile Inventory will be conducted March 2 through 9. During this time, the munitions storage area will be closed to all account custodians. Only emergency issue requests approved by the respective group commander may be submitted.

Take Note

Donations needed

The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern will hold its annual Pfennig Bazaar March 4 to 6 in the event hall of the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau. Donations of clothes, bed linens, toys, purses, small electrical appliances, household goods, paintings and books are needed for this traditional flea market. Donations can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to noon each Friday and Saturday in January and February at Hackstrasse 4 in Kaiserslautern. For details, call the club’s president at 0160-99327090 or visit www.gaiwc.com.

TMO hours change

Transportation Management Offi ce is changing their customer service hours starting March 1. The new walk-in hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays. Appointment-only hours will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

6:15 a.m.: A minor traffic accident caused by drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl. 8:30 p.m.: An assault and larceny of private property were reported in Erpolzheim. Unknown time: Child abuse was reported in Weilerbach. Unknown time: Child abuse was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

JAN. 24

1:55 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 7:10 p.m.: A sexual assault was reported on Ramstein.

Fire department warning

The 86th Airlift Wing’s security forces are aware of a rumor about people posing as German firefighters attempting to gain access to off-base homes in the KMC using the pretext of smoke detector inspections. Once inside the home, the individuals fake an injury or mishap in an attempt to sue the tenant or landlord for injuries. While German Polizei and security forces haven’t received any actual reports, KMC residents should remain cautious about admitting unknown people into their homes. Under the German landlord-tenant laws, it’s mandatory to maintain smoke detectors. However, this process is handled through the real estate office or tenant’s landlord. To be safe, verify appointments with landlords and ask for official identification at the scheduled appointment. If you have concerns about individuals asking to enter your off-base residence, contact the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron at 0631-536-6060.

operable. In some German states, including Rheinland-Pfalz, police no longer respond to this type of accident. Motorists do not have to report an accident with an animal to the police; however, they are liable for cleaning the road. This includes moving the dead animal to the side of the road and cleaning up any petroleum spills or broken car parts. For bigger messes, the “Strassenmeisterei,” which is in charge of larger cleanups, may be reached via the police. Motorists should never take a killed animal with them, as this is considered poaching, and they could be prosecuted. If it is a larger wild animal, such as a deer or wild boar, it is advisable to inform the local forestry, especially if the animal has only been injured. If there is damage to your vehicle, it is advisable to inform the police, even the next day, as they can issue a “Wildunfallbestätigung,” a “statement on an accident with a wild animal,” which is needed to make insurance claims. This service will cost between €10 and €20.

Tips for emergency help

Emergency number

When residents need the assistance of an emergency locksmith after being locked out of their home, the following tips may help prevent ending up with an excessively high bill: • When calling a locksmith, ask for an estimate over the phone. • Don’t make any payments before the lock is opened. The locksmith is not allowed to ask for advance payment. • You do not have to pay on the spot. If the bill seems too high, get legal advice from the German legal assistance section at an Army or Air Force legal office. They will advise you about the legality of the bill and, if necessary, help you prepare a rebuttal letter to the company.

Action required after accident

An accident with an animal, wild or domestic, is considered a minor accident unless someone is injured or the vehicle is no longer

The emergency number 112 is valid throughout Europe. It can be dialed free of charge and without a prefix in all European countries.

While some of us are hoping it stays warm, winter sports enthusiasts are hoping for more snow. To reduce your risk of injuries while playing in the snow, do not exceed your capabilities, ensure you’re physically capable, keep warm, and wear personal protective equipment, as needed.


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Mentors guide next generation of leaders Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Being a member of the Air Force often comes with unique challenges. Many Airmen seek guidance from leaders when dealing with various challenges, from training to supervising and promotion. KMC Mentorship Program key leaders held their first mentoring event Jan. 15 on Ramstein. Established in 2002, National Mentoring Month takes place each January and focuses on mentee goals, objective feedback and guidance. “Our goal is to invest in our enlisted personnel to help them grow personally and professionally,” said Senior Airman Richard Hellen, 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron patrolman and KMC Mentorship Program coordinator. Mentors play an important role in the lives of Airmen by providing them with tools to make sensible decisions, stay focused and avoid unsafe behavior. “I wanted a mentor because there are many things I can learn from people that have more experience than I

Tech. Sgt. Osealoa McNabb, Kisling NCO Academy instructor, speaks with Airman 1st Class Destiny Lemos, 86th Communications Squadron postal specialist, during a mentor pairing event Jan. 15 on Ramstein. KMC Mentorship Program key leaders held the event in an effort to provide Airmen the opportunity to learn from various leaders and promote personal and professional growth. Mentors and mentees are paired together for a minimum four-month period.

do,” said Airman 1st Class Fu Chiung Miller, 83rd Network Operations Squadron storage technician. The KMC Mentorship Program gives Airmen the opportunity to learn from NCOs’ and senior NCOs’ experiences and wealth of knowledge. Within the program, mentors are

paired with mentees for a minimum four-month period during which they are able to schedule their own one-onone sessions together. “Our program is great for anyone looking to guide the next generation of leaders,” Hellen said. More than 70 individuals attended

the mentor pairing event. Program coordinators intend to hold similar events every quarter. “It’s extremely important for us to have mentors because they help pave the way,” said Hellen. “No one can do it by themselves; we all need a little help and guidance.”

AF DTC assists, supports redeployers by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Deployments can be rewarding, challenging, stressful and even life-changing experiences for service members worldwide. Packing up and leaving family members and all things home for several months can take a toll on a person. The Air Force’s only Deployment Transition Center is on Ramstein and is here to help lessen the weight once members are in transit back to their home station. The mission of the DTC is to provide critical reintegration skills and decompression opportunities for those returning by focusing on their mental, social, physical and spiritual components, also known as Comprehensive Airman Fitness. “There isn’t magic in our program, but there is intentionality and design,” said Maj. Corey Carnes, Deployment Transition Center program director. “Here, they get to slow down, think about things, and prepare to go home. We want to focus on expectation management and normal patterns for reconnections.” Selected redeployers, individuals returning back to their home station, arrive at Ramstein and stay in the DTC for approximately 72 hours gathering their thoughts and focusing on expectation management. Several of these hours are spent with the program personnel, while the remaining leave individuals time to decompress on their own.

“One part of the program is taking the redeployers to a nearby city to help them readjust to normal life,” Carnes said. “This experiential outing is designed to help them readjust and reacclimate to (everyday life), where they get to eat and drink on the economy rather than waiting in line at a DFAC (dining facility).” They also attend two discussion groups to talk about the four CAF components and how they may be different at home than the deployment location. One of which is the after action review, which allows Airmen to discuss all that has occurred from the time of notification and throughout the deployment. A second discussion, titled “Combat Bridge,” allows the conversation to go deeper and begin to examine changes and effects related to deployed exposures. High-risk jobs such as security forces, medics and air advisors are the biggest makeup of DTC participants. However, anyone can come through after being identified by their chain of command in the deployed location. While a group of security forces personnel may be deployed to Ramstein and not to a combat zone, the stress-level could put them in a high risk category. “We ask them to perform on a high-tempo level. We need them to be alert, carry a loaded weapon, and police areas … We are asking them to be on their A-game all the time,” Carnes said. “How can

we ask them to go from that mindset to relaxing and attending their daughter’s ballet that night? “Over time, from a clinical perspective, the person may struggle to turn that off,” Carnes continued. “They come here to learn skills to reintegrate back into a (normal mindset).” The DTC team is here to provide assistance and support for the individuals returning home. Their priorities are to enhance people, build community, flex and adapt to mission needs and conserve resources. Tech. Sgt. Jerrell Williams, DTC mission set manager and medic, is deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, to the DTC to help with the medics that transition through. He speaks about his own deployment experiences, helping to relate to them. “When I go in a room and tell them I have been deployed twice to Iraq, they respond like ‘Really? Wow!’ and they start opening up to me,” Williams said. “It is awesome to get to share my experiences with people.” After opening in 2010, the DTC has helped more than eight thousand service members rest, refresh and recuperate after leaving their deployment location and prior to returning to their home station. “These deployers were willing to die for their country,” Carnes explained. “It is our job here to give them the skills and opportunity to go back home and live for their families.”

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Ramstein holds security forces training course Photos by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Senior Airman Michael Kurtz, 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and Airman 1st Class Nakealius Ards, 65th SFS patrolman from Lajes Field, Portugal, practice self-defense maneuvers during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein. The course is designed to help defenders gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need in order to protect and serve.

Staff Sgt. Wilbertson Smith, 423rd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Royal Air Force Alconbury, U.K., watches as instructors demonstrate a self-defense maneuver during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein. The seven-day course is designed to teach security force members weapon retention and self-defense so they can handle hostile situations using the most peaceful means possible. Though the course is held at Ramstein, geographically separated units send members to be trained as an instructor to be able to spread that knowledge upon their return to their home station.

Security forces Airmen practice self-defense maneuvers during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein. Approximately 21 students attended the seven-day course to improve weapon retention and self-defense skills that can be used to handle hostile situations with the most peaceful means possible.

Staff Sgt. Justin Hains and Staff Sgt. Jose Ruiz, both patrolmen with the 435th Security Forces Squadron, practice self-defense maneuvers during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein.

Staff Sgt. Mark Kegel, 435th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, spars with Staff Sgt. Jacob Udell, 65th SFS flight chief from Lajes Field, Portugal, during a security forces combative course Jan. 14 on Ramstein.

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83rd NOS brings airpower to cyber warfare by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs On any given day, there are threats from the virtual domain which could wreak havoc in the physical world. To help defend against this invisible enemy, Airmen with the 83rd Network Operations Squadron Detachment 4 posess a weapon system that brings airpower to the cyber war. Stationed at Ramstein, approximately 190 Airmen within the 83rd NOS are charged with defending more than 30,000 personnel across Europe. However, with their cyber security and control system, also known as CSCS, the support they provide can reach much further. “Prior to the CSCS, our support was limited to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe theater,” said Capt. Nathan Waters, 83rd NOS director of operations. “Now that we have this capability, the backing we can provide extends far past Europe and reaches all over the world.” Though their focus is primarily U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s networks, if necessary, they are able to work with three other network operation units located across the globe to surge cyber capabilities where required. The core services they provide include telephone communications, cyber vulnerability scanning, digital patches and various other network monitoring tools.

“The services we provide are the infrastructure that all communication goes through between geographically separated installations,” Waters said. “By utilizing the CSCS, we can ensure 24-hour network operations (and) management functions and enable key enterprise services and defensive operations within (USAFE and the Air Forces networks).” As the number of customers increase, so does the demand for exceptional Airmen who can accomplish the cyber mission. “We used to all work in the same building doing support and maintenance, however we thought there was a better way to improve efficiency,” said Master Sgt. Joseph Friesenhahn, 83rd NOS assistant director of operations. “In the end we created two groups which were inspired by the flying community: one to plan operations and the second to carry out the tasks. While this required more manpower, I believe leadership had an interest which is why we have grown so quickly.” While the restructure has its benefits, the schedule can be rigorous, Friesenhahn noted. “The rotation is 16 months and is broken up into four-month cycles of conducting operations and training,” Friesenhahn said. “Due to our operation, we are considered deployed in place, which ensures our cycle is not hindered; otherwise, the USAFE mission may be degraded.” Cyber warfare is a battle raged on a field untouched by traditional weapons, however the 83rd NOS

Airmen stay prepared with sharp minds and keen skills ready to defend against the invisible threat.

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This is the 83rd Network Operations Squadron Detachment 4 patch. The 83rd NOS uses their weapon system, known as the cyber security and control system, to ensure 24-hour network operations and management functions and enable key enterprise services and defensive operations within the Air Force’s networks. The CSCS is one of seven Air Force cyber weapon systems and is operated every day at Ramstein.

KMC Boy Scouts, families race toward fun Story and photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs More than 30 young racers faced stiff competition the afternoon of Jan. 23, and not just because their “cars” consisted mainly of wood and plastic. But when the sawdust settled and the last plastic wheel crossed the checkered finish line in the Vogelweh Elementary School gym that was converted temporarily into a four-lane “racetrack,” every boy advanced in his Scouting journey, if not in the “Vogelweh Cup” standings. A robust “pit crew” of about 60 adult volunteers, Boy Scout mentors, enthusiastic parents, and boisterous brothers and sisters packed a makeshift “infield” for the annual Pack 69 Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. Inclement weather triggered a morning caution flag, but the derby shifted into high gear shortly after noon. Cars competed by “den,” with the fastest racing against each other in subsequent rounds. Automotive engineers included parents, sisters and adult volunteers competing in separate categories as well as Tiger, Wolf,

Boy Scout volunteer Stuart Arnold, age 13, launches a “WEBELO” Den heat during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School. Over 30 cars competed during the annual Scout racing extravaganza. Siblings, parents and adult volunteers as well as scouts designed, cut and decorated wooden cars for the competition.

Bear and “WEBELO” Scouts. Prizes went not only to the swiftest but also to those demonstrating unique creativity and skill in craftsmanship, design and decor. Scouts, “assistants” and adult volunteers created cars from kits that included a small block of pinewood, plastic wheels and thin steel pins employed as axles. Only imagination, the dimensions of the founda-

tional blocks, and supplies at homes and area craft shops limit automotive shapes, sizes, themes, and color and decoration schemes. With the combination of young Scouts, even younger brothers and sisters, modest attention spans and sweets, derby day invariably featured impromptu climbing and chasing games, assorted hijinks and frequent visits to the refreshment table in addi-

tion to the races. Organizers joined exhilarated young racers for a victory lap in the aftermath of the well-planned event that progressed as swiftly and efficiently as the cars themselves and successfully employed electronic tracking technology. “It’s all about friendly competition,” said Sara Micciche, a key event manager and Pack 69 leader. “It encourages craftsmanship, design, even physics if they take it that far. But whatever happens with their cars, it’s definitely about teaching good sportsmanship.” The Boy Scouts who served as event cadre and informal mentors to the young racers also benefited from their tour with the Pack pit crew. “This is an ideal opportunity to support our younger brother organizations,” said Alvina Cooley, a leading event organizer and half of the dynamic husband-and-wife team that manages the Vogelweh Boy Scout troop. “It’s a way to help out with a key Cub Scout event and recruit. They also set an example for the younger kids. The Cub Scouts see the Boy Scouts playing an important part in See ScoutS, Page 11

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Ask an attorney: Who pays realtor’s fee? by Holger Blug Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center Q: I’m searching for a house to rent on the German economy. If I go through a German realtor to find one, who has to pay the realtor’s finder’s fee? A: Searching for a home to rent in Germany can be very stressful. It requires some luck and patience, and it can also be quite costly. Besides the rent that you will have to pay, the landlord will require you to pay a security deposit, or “Kaution” in German, and if you use a realtor, “Immobilienmakler,” they may charge a finder’s fee, “Maklergebuehr.” Historically, the tenant has been saddled with the realtor’s fee in most cases, but a recent change in German law may provide

some relief for current and future house hunters. According to German brokerage law, a realtor is entitled to a finder’s fee if he either negotiates a rental contract or initiates the opportunity to enter into such a contract. This means that merely advertising and showing the house could trigger the requirement to pay a finder’s fee. And even though it is usually the landlord who hires a realtor to find him a tenant, in the past, it was standard practice for the tenant to be charged the finder’s fee. Sometimes realtors even managed to charge finder’s fees to both the tenant and the landlord. All this changed on June 1, 2015, when significant reforms to the German law governing realtors’ finder’s fees, designed to better protect tenants, took effect. Applying the so-called customer principle “Bestellerprinzip,” under which the one who

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University of Mainz students visit Ramstein Students from the University of Mainz listen as Dr. Silvano Wueschner, 86th Airlift Wing historian, provides a history and mission brief of Ramstein Jan. 20 during a base tour. The host nation office coordinated the tour to highlight the economic relationship and cultural aspects of both the U.S. armed forces and NATO presence in the Palatinate region.

places an order must pay the bill, now only the person who hired the realtor must pay the finder’s fee. Hence, the realtor can no longer charge both parties a finder’s fee. Since it is usually the landlord who hires the realtor to find him a tenant, the landlord will normally be the one who has to pay the finder’s fee from now on. According to the new rules, the tenant does not have to pay a finder’s fee unless he retained the realtor’s services to find him a house or an apartment. Only if the realtor is solely and exclusively working for the tenant, starting the search for a house or an apartment after he received a request to do so from the tenant, can he charge the tenant a finder’s fee. An independent request by the tenant is necessary. That means the tenant can no longer be forced to pay the landlord’s finder’s fee. Once the realtor begins advertising a house or apartment on a website or in the papers, there is obviously no doubt that he was hired by the landlord, and the tenant cannot be charged anymore. If the realtor illegally tries to charge the tenant a finder’s fee, the realtor can even be slapped with a fine. Any agreement between the tenant and the realtor or the tenant and the landlord stipulating that the tenant will have to bear the finder’s fee is void. In addition, it is now illegal to charge the tenant with “hidden fees.” The landlord is not allowed to charge a higher rent in order to get back what he spent on the finder’s fee, nor is he allowed to sell overpriced fixtures or furniture to the tenant. Moreover, the realtor is not allowed to charge an administrative fee or an extra fee to make sure the previous tenant vacates the apartment in time. Another change under the new law that was designed to protect tenants is the formal requirement for brokerage contracts. In the past it was possible to conclude the contract orally or by implied consent. Now, the contract has to be in text form. Text form does not require a signature, but it must be in writing and it must be clear that both parties wanted to conclude a legally binding contract. If these requirements are not met, the contract is void and the realtor is not entitled to charge a finder’s fee, even though he may have already provided his services. If a tenant is improperly charged a finder’s fee in violation of these new rules, the realtor is now required to reimburse the fee. Since these changes to German rental law do not apply retroactively, they have no effect on brokerage contracts concluded before June 1, 2015, even if the lease was signed after that date. These new rules only apply when you rent a place to live and are not applicable when you are buying a house or apartment. As you can see, German rental law is a tricky area that is constantly changing. It constitutes a major portion of the practice of the German Legal Assistance Attorneys who work for the military, especially in communities like Kaiserslautern, where there is high demand for housing and limited on-post options. If you are new to Germany and are unfamiliar with German rental law practices, contact your legal office. Editor’s note: This article is for general information only and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. You should always consult an attorney for specific legal questions.

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this, serving as leaders and experts, and that’s a strong, positive example.” On a practical level, Cooley added, all parties view the Boy Scouts as “honest brokers” since they have no dog — or car — in the race. “It eliminates any perception of bias since they’re not racing and they’re not parents of kids who are racing,” Cooley said. Participating parents applauded the efforts of racers, organizers, officials, cadre and cooks: no “backseat drivers” allowed. “The kids put an extraordinary amount of work into it this year,” said Mark Brandon, an exercise planner with 21st Theater Sustainment Command Headquarters and proud father of two “WEBELO” Scouts. “We had absolutely terrific cars and a great track. The kids were really into it; they seemed to be having a lot of fun. The whole event was done very well, very smoothly.” The event, Brandon added, “got on track” well before the first heat. “The pack and den leaders did a great job of organizing workshops and creating opportunities for the kids to work on the cars over weekends,” Brandon said. “That really encouraged the kids to ‘take ownership’ of the process — designing, cutting, painting, decorating — everything that goes into building the cars. They can take a lot of pride in what they accomplished.” Chief Warrant Officer 2 Richard Vandeway, a human resources technician with the TSC’s 16th Sustainment Brigade and proud papa of Wolf and “WEBELO” Scouts, described the derby as an ideal developmental and family opportunity for Scouts, sisters and parents alike. “It’s a neat event,” Vandeway said. “By putting a little bit of science together with a lot of fun, the kids learn something without even real-

Kaiserslautern American izing it. And I think having the parents and kids involved in a shared project adds something. It’s that much more meaningful when the parents and siblings participate alongside the Scouts. It builds bonds between parents and kids as well as between the Scouts themselves. “I like that there’s an opportunity for actual success and failure rather than just the ‘participation trophy’ so common these days,” Vandeway added. “They’re learning sportsmanship — dealing appropriately with victory and defeat in a structured way with the parents involved. It’s better for them to learn these lessons now than to learn it for the first time in their ‘20s.” For Scouts, the formula was simple: racing plus snacks plus horseplay equals fun. “I liked that we all got to race each other and that we could go to the finals,” said 8-year-old Wolf Scout Michael Vandeway. “I also liked that we got to play while we weren’t racing.” Few if any Scouts argued against that assessment. “I liked the fun,” said 9-year-old Bear Scout Garrett Micciche. “I liked seeing all the different sorts of cars and playing games during the setup.” Fellow 8-year-old Bear Scout Jason Vanlangendonck offered a similar and succinct appraisal of derby day, noting that he liked “racing” and “eating.” The leaders of the pack advance to district level. They’ll face other top competitors from across the area in a district derby slated for March 5 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. Cub Scout Pack 69 and Boy Scout Troop 69 consists almost entirely of military families serving in the KMC. They collaborate with American Scouting organizations across central Europe on major campouts, civics, handicraft and outdoor events as well as Scout Cup circuit races. For more photos, see Page 13. German cooking G ki classes l in a relaxed home environment!


Kohlrouladen or cabbage rolls

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 1 medium-large white cabbage (about 3 pounds) you will use approx. 8 large leaves • 1lb ground beef • 1lb ground pork • 2 eggs • 1 cup finely diced onions • 1/2 cup bread crumbs • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 1/4 teaspoon paprika • 2 tablespoon margarine • 2 cups broth


Prepare the cabbage by removing the stalk and veins. The outer leaves are discarded as they may be too hard. Remove leaf by leaf. Cut the veins out of each leaf.

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C Cook in a large pot of boiling salted water u until they are soft, about 3-5 minutes. Rem move the leaves and put into ice water to m make them easier to handle as you put the m mixture in each leaf. meat Prepare the meat mixture by mixing tog gether the beef, pork, eggs, onions, bread c crumbs and spices. Put one large tablespoon in each leaf. Roll up tightly, tucking in the sides. Close with a wooden toothpick. In a large saucepan, over high heat, add margarine. In batches, carefully brown cabbage rolls on all sides. When all rolls are browned, place all cabbage rolls in pan and add the water you boiled the leaves in so that the liquid almost covers the rolls. Simmer for 1 hour on low heat. During the simmer process, add the 2 cups broth. If desired, you may thicken the remaining liquid with corn starch and spices to make a brown gravy. Serve cabbage rolls with either salted or mashed potatoes. It is important to add the nutmeg to the liquid covering the cabbage rolls as nutmeg makes cabbage easier for the stomach to digest. Next week we will show you what to do with the rest of the cabbage in a nice German soup that is considered German comfort food for winter!

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Looking back at Desert Storm, 25 years later by Senior Airman Hailey Haux Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Twenty-five years ago, the Air Force participated in Operation Desert Storm, the largest air campaign since the conflict in Southeast Asia. The campaign’s purpose was to drive the Iraqi military out of Kuwait, release the country from Saddam Hussein’s invasion, and reestablish its sovereignty. On the morning of Aug. 2, 1990, Iraq invaded nearby Kuwait. In less than four hours, Iraqi forces occupied the capital, Kuwait City, and Hussein soon annexed the country as the 19th province of Iraq. The U.S. government initiated Operation Desert Shield in response. Several months later on Jan. 16, 1991, following congressional concurrence with United Nations efforts to enforce a resolution that demanded Iraq’s withdrawal from Kuwait, Desert Storm was launched. “The real mission, the immediacy of that mission … was to deploy as many forces as possible to deter further aggressiveness by the Iraqi military, and of course, the Air Force was the first on the list, along with the Navy and the aircraft carriers, to deploy in the region,” said retired Lt. Gen. Bruce “Orville” Wright, a Desert Shield/Storm veteran. “It was a rapid deployment of forces from the continental United States (and some forces from Europe) to put enough airpower in place so the Iraqi military would be discouraged, if not deterred. “We took out their eyes and ears, their control capability,” Wright continued. “The entire ground operations lasted about 100 hours and that’s a credit to the joint coalition airpower that was employed against the Iraqi military. We were all excited; that’s what we trained for our whole career. To take 24 F-16s and a squadron of very capable highlytrained pilots and maintenance professionals … and defeat what was then the largest ground force.” The air campaign marked the initial phase of the war, and for the Air

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F-16A Fighting Falcon, F-15C Eagle and F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft fly over burning oil field sites in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm.

Force, air superiority was the goal. With more than 68,800 total force Airmen being rapidly deployed in support of Desert Storm, there were approximately 69,406 sorties flown by 30 different types of aircraft. “I remember thinking, ‘Saddam Hussein has no idea what’s coming, and after the first 60 minutes of the war, he will be largely disconnected from his tactical forces,’ and he was. They tried to reconnect, but in many ways we began the decapitation of the leadership within the first 15 minutes of the war,” said Maj. Gen. Paul Johnson, an operational capability requirements director and Desert Shield veteran. “I really hope we can remember how we came together as a joint and a coalition team, nations from all over the world, all of the services supporting each other, generating effects for one another to achieve an effect in an incredibly short period of time.” Desert Storm marked the first conflict in history to make comprehensive use of stealth and space systems support capabilities against a modern, integrated air defense,

allowing the Air Force to succeed in their endeavor of air superiority. “Over time I have come to understand the enabling capabilities that came to us from space, came to us out of stealth, (and) that came to us out of new weapons and ammunitions that allowed us to do things in ways that we hadn’t done them before,” said Johnson. “Our ability to dynamically command and control across an entire theater there were things that, looking back now in hindsight, fundamentally began the transformation of airpower. There are so many things that we take for granted today … that saw their beginnings in Desert Storm.” As with any mission, operation or task, there are lessons learned. Desert Storm taught the Air Force that being on the cutting edge of revolutionary technology is critical to success. “That was the first time the investments that had been made, in some cases a decade or two decades earlier, came together on the battlefield, and for the first time, the world saw what the United States Air Force

could do,” said Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. “Looking back and learning from Desert Storm, it is more important than ever before that we continue to modernize our force, gaining the advantage to defeat any adversary we may face in the future.” On Feb. 28, 1991, following six weeks of air attacks and 100 hours of a ground campaign, President George H.W. Bush declared a cessation of operations and announced that Kuwait had been liberated. “The memories and lessons learned from Desert Storm continue to define, today, who we are,” Wright said. “We have the ability to defend the nation that’s founded on not just the history of Desert Storm but the history of airpower from World War I to World War II to Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and today. We have been in this fight now for 25 years, and those Airmen who are out there today are critical. They are critically important to the safety of our fellow citizens and critically important to the future of the United States of America.”

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Pinewood Derby creates friendly competition, fun for Scouts

Photos by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro

Pinewood Derby cars of all makes and models congregate in a used Scout car lot during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

Tiger Cubs Kade Dressing, age 6 (left), Mason McMillan, age 7 (center), and Evan Zawojski, age 7, celebrate their triumphs in the aftermath of the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School. Over 30 cars competed during the annual Scout racing extravaganza. Siblings, parents and adult volunteers as well as Scouts designed, cut and decorated wooden cars for the competition.

Sibling speedsters race toward a photo finish during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

Tiger Cubs Mason McMillan, age 7 (left), Kade Dressing, age 6 (center), and Evan Zawojski, age 7, prepare for the closing ceremony in the aftermath of the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

Scout sister Eva Rosario counts down the start to a racing heat as fellow Scout sister Alexis Micciche and Wolf Scout Vincent Rosario look on during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

Innovative Cub cars stand poised to roll down the highway during the Pack 69 Pinewood Derby held Jan. 23 at Vogelweh Elementary School.

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

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Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion

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

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Protestant Services

POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 06313406-4098 Miesau Chapel (Bldg. 3175) Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Spanish Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Worship: 11 a.m. Saturdays Small Group: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays Children’s Youth Church: 11 a.m. Sundays Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Chapel Next Worship Worship: 10 a.m. Sundays Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sundays Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Contemporary Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Ramstein South Chapel (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Liturgical Services: 9 a.m. Sundays Liturgical Sunday School: 11 a.m. Sundays Traditional Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Gospel Service: 11 a.m. Sundays. Protestant education classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner. For information, call DSN 480-2499/489-6743 or civ. 06371-47-2499/0631-536-6743. PWOC - Protestant Women of the Chapel Thu 9:00-11:30 a.m., Kapaun Chapel Mon 6:30-8 p.m., Vogelweh Chapel Tue 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Ramstein North Chapel Conference Room Tue 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ramstein South Chapel

Catholic Services

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

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

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

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

Chapel Youth Program

Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel/Club Beyond, (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) Weekly activities available for all teens in grades 6-12! For more information about upcoming Clubs and trips or volunteering please email kaiserslautern@clubbeyond.org Protestant Youth of the Chapel Ramstein North Chapel “Vision” Middle School Ministry Tuesdays 3:15-5:00pm “Salvage” High School Ministry Tuesdays 7:00-8:45pm Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com Contact: ramsteinpyoc@googlemail.com AWANA awanaramstein@gmail.com Sundays, 1400-1600, Youth Center

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


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

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

During Fasching, Kaiserslautern Polizei wants all motorists to make it through that time without any accidents or alcohol-related problems. Motorists should be aware of an increased number of traffic controls and DUI checks.

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The fifth season, also known as Fasching, is in full gear, and many Fasching parties and dances are scheduled to take place through Feb. 9. The Westpfalz Police Headquarters in Kaiserslautern wants all motorists to make it through that time without any accidents or alcohol-related problems. At this time of the year, motorists should be aware of an increased number of traffic controls and DUI checks performed by German Polizei. According to the police headquarters in Kaiserslautern, last year police officers were able to keep numerous motorists from starting their vehicles. KAISERSLAUTERN

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But for some drivers, it was too late. They were stopped by Polizei or caused accidents. The consequences resulted in withdrawal of driver’s license, fines, lawsuits, injuries, damages to the vehicle and high repair costs. Polizei will request a blood-alcohol test if they are suspicious of a motorist’s driving or attitude. If the suspect refuses the test, Polizei can take the suspect to have blood taken. The suspect has to pay about €70 out of his pocket if the test is positive.

influence the way you drive. • Take responsibility for others and keep them from getting behind the wheel of a car drunk. • Never enter a car with a drunk driver. • If you are the party host, tell your guests about possible police checks. • Avoid costumes impacting elbowroom, visibility and hearing. Never wear a face mask when driving. • Don’t underestimate your blood alcohol level, even if it’s the following morning.

Tips from German Polizei • Plan your trip to the event and back in advance. • Be responsible; stay sober. Don’t think that one more drink is fine. • If you drank alcohol even though it wasn’t part of the initial plan, give your car keys to somebody else. • Not only alcohol but also drugs and medication

Also, motorists are not authorized to drive with a face mask because their visibility and hearing can be impacted. If German Polizei stop a driver with a face mask on, they can charge a fine. If the disguise results in an accident, consequences might be worse. Insurance might not pay due to gross negligence.

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Women come into power Thursday


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Old women and witches storm the “Rathaus,� or “town hall,� in Ramstein-Miesenbach at 11:11 a.m. on “Altweiberfasching,� which literally translates to “old women’s Fasching.�

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Fasching, Germany’s fifth season or crazy season, is reaching its peak. Parties, dances and other Fasching activities will continue until Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. One of the most important Fasching days will be observed Thursday. It’s “Altweiberfasching,â€? which literally translates to “old women’s Fasching.â€? This day is specifically reserved for females during the fifth season. Women come into power on this day. Traditionally on Altweiberfasching in RamsteinMiesenbach, women in disguise storm the “Rathaus,â€? or “town hall,â€? at 11:11 a.m. and capture men working there. They take them outdoors and tie them to the “Narrenbrunnen,â€? or fool’s fountain, and then they cut the men’s ties. For a fee of â‚Ź1.11 or more, captives will be set free again. The event always is observed the Thursday before Rose Monday. Traditionally, females dress as old women or witches. They get together, walk down the streets, sing songs, and in some towns, they storm the town halls. They constantly look for victims: men wearing ties. As soon as they see a man with a tie, on

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the street, in a store, in an office, they get out a pair of scissors and “attack� the man, which means they cut his tie. Depending on the area in which the tie cutting is performed, the woman might ask the man to either buy her a drink or lose the tie, or she cuts the tie and kisses the man. The ties are kept as trophies. Kill-joys won’t wear a tie that day or choose to wear an old one they don’t need any longer. Women are allowed to act crazy that day and have fun without their “better halves.� The tradition of women participating in Fasching goes back to the 15th century. During sermons, priests were complaining about the exchange of clothes between women and men. In 1558, the city council of Ueberlingen at Lake Constance was forced to prohibit women’s Fasching celebrations in female taverns and dormitories because of women’s indecent behavior. But the women referred to their female rights, such as drinking and dancing, during specific Fasching days. Altweiberfasching also marks the status of women in the 15th and 16th century. Wives had well-defined rights, since they were the budget keepers. During the crazy season, they sat in judgment of other women who didn’t clean the house or take

care of the children. Later in several towns in Southern Germany, it became customary to sit in judgment of men. Women usually met in the conference rooms of town halls, which is why women still “stormâ€? the town halls on Altweiberfasching to take control and become fully liberated as on no other day. Several clubs and associations in the KMC will host special Altweiberfasching events. The biggest one in the KMC takes place under the motto “Wild Wild Niederkirchen — Foolish acting in the Wild Westâ€? Thursday in Niederkirchen’s community hall, Westpfalzhalle. The band magic will perform and DJ Franz will help to entertain the audience. A cocktail and secco bar will be found in the tent. Doors open at 7 p.m. The party will end at 5 a.m. Feb. 5. Tickets cost â‚Ź15 at the door. For details, visit www.sgnm.de. The Kaiserslautern carnival association KVK will start its party at 7 p.m. Thursday at their club house located at An der Kalause 11, 67659 Kaiserslautern, which is on Gartenschau grounds up the road from Papasote restaurant. Also on Thursday, Haus des Buergers in RamsteinMiesenbach will present the band Habachtaler and DJ Andy starting 8 p.m. Tickets cost â‚Ź10.

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Spring 2016 Religious Celebrations for Purim, Passover, Lent & Easter PROTESTANT Wednesdays during Lent Ash Wednesday, 10 Feb 1130 - Lunchtime Ashes, Ramstein South Chapel 1700 - Ashes Service with Holy Communion, Ramstein South Chapel Lenten Mid-Week Services 17 & 24 Feb & 2, 9, & 16 Mar 1800 - Midweek Lenten Soup Supper, Ramstein South Chapel 1900 - Lenten Service, Ramstein South Chapel Holy Week Palm Sunday, 20 Mar 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Service, Vogelweh Chapel Maundy Thursday, 24 Mar 1900 – Maundy Thursday Service with communion, Vogelweh Chapel Good Friday, 25 Mar 1730 - Good Friday Service, Ramstein South Chapel Easter Sunday, 27 Mar 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Service, Vogelweh Chapel JEWISH COMMUNITY Purim, 24 Mar 1800 - Purim Celebration, Ramstein South Chapel Passover, 29 Apr 2000 - Passover Seder, Ramstein South Chapel All are welcome to attend the Passover event. Please RSVP to imapated8@gmail.com CATHOLIC Ash Wednesday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 10 Feb 0700, 1130, 1730 - Mass & Distribution of Ashes, Ramstein North Chapel Lenten Confessions, 7 Mar 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel *No 1600 - 1645 Confessions on 26 Mar Fridays of Lent 12, 19, 26 Feb & 4, 11, 18 Mar **Days of Abstinence 1730 - Stations of the Cross followed by a Lenten Soup Supper Ramstein North Chapel HOLY WEEK & SACRED TRIDUUM Palm Sunday, 19 Mar 1700 - Vigil Mass, Vogelweh Chapel 20 Mar 0900, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Thursday, 24 Mar 1730 - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Ramstein North Chapel followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament concluding with 2145- Night Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel

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

ORTHODOX COMMUNITY AT KAPAUN CHAPEL Lent 1800 - Forgiveness Vespers 1800 - 1st Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 1st Salutations 1800 - 2nd Presanctified Liturgy 0900 - Liturgy for the Annunciation 1800 - 3rd Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 3rd Salutations 1800 - 4th Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - 4th Salutations 1800 - 5th Presanctified Liturgy 1800 - Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary 1800 - 6th Presanctified Liturgy Holy Week 23 Apr 0900 - Lazarus Saturday Liturgy 24 Apr 0900 - Palm Sunday Liturgy 24 Apr 1800 - 1st Bridegroom Matins 25 Apr 1800 - 2nd Bridegroom Matins 26 Apr 1800 - 3rd Bridegroom Matins 27 Apr 1800 - Unction 28 Apr 0900 - Holy Thursday Liturgy 28 Apr 1800 - 12 Gospel Readings 29 Apr 0900 - Royal Hours 29 Apr 1500 - Unnailing Vespers 1800 - Lamentations 29 Apr 30 Apr 0900 - Holy Saturday Liturgy 30 Apr 2330 - Pascha 1 May 1300 - Agape Vespers (Offsite) For more information please contact: Fr. Matthew Streett at 0162-425-1998 (gov’t mobile) or matthew.streett.1@us.af.mil 13 Mar 16 Mar 18 Mar 23 Mar 25 Mar 30 Mar 1 Apr 6 Apr 8 Apr 13 Apr 15 Apr 20 Apr

EPISCOPAL (ANGLICAN) AT KAPAUN CHAPEL 10 Feb 1800 - Ash Wednesday Service Sundays of Lent 14 Feb – 13 Mar Worship 1030am followed by class on Anglican Spirituality 20 Mar 1030 - Palm Sunday Service 25 Mar 1800 - Good Friday Service 27 Mar 1030 - Easter Sunday Service 5 Jun Bishop’s Visit and Confirmation For questions about services and times call Ramstein North Chapel: 480-6148 (06371-47-6148)

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Explore your senses at Freudenberg Castle Story and photos by Gemma McGowan MilitaryInGermany.com contributing writer The museum in the Freudenberg Castle, or “Schloss Freudenberg” in German, is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the Museum of Senses since 1993. Built as a villa for residents by the architect Paul Schultze-Naumburg, the Freudenberg Castle is rich with Wiesbaden history. During World War I, it became an Officers’ Club for the French Army. Around 1920, the city acquired the castle and then closed it in 1931. In 1939, it was sold to the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and then served as the Rod and Gun Club for U.S. military personnel. The castle was turned over to the United Pentecostal Church in 1977. It then fell into disrepair due to vandalism and fire after the church left in 1984. Thanks to the Society of Nature and Art, in 1993 the castle was restored to its current condition. This group of artists’ and educators’ vision was to develop the senses and the mind through art and culture. Some describe the castle as a labo-

ratory where you can experiment and be involved. I agree with that description, because walking into the castle was like walking into another world where you can touch, explore and connect with your senses. I have been to science museums in the States. The difference is that this one is more homemade and has the “think outside of the box” mentality. The very funky and fun Wiesbaden Folklore Festival held in the summer started here at Freudenberg Castle in the ’90s. Due to its popularity, the festival was moved in 2007 to the Wiesbaden Schlachthof. Things to do outside There is so much to do on the beautiful park grounds, even before going inside. There are hands-on stations, an amazing playground, a climbing wall and a barefoot path. At the first station we stopped at, we were able to paint a special wish on the wishing stone. Then to explore and give a great lesson to children about the power of the sun, there was a magnifying glass that actually burned wood. Around the corner, there was a huge playground area with balance games, stilts, swings and climbing logs. Things to do inside After embarrassing myself enough with the stilts, it was time to go inside. When first walking into the

The park grounds outside the Museum of Senses includes hands-on stations, an amazing playground, a climbing wall and a barefoot path.

The Museum of Senses at the Freudenberg Castle offers an unforgettable experience of exporing your senses.

castle, you will see curious minds of all ages exploring the area. Children were making their own candles, adults were playing with chimes, and we were making waves from the friction of our hands. This was all happening in one room. The cafe and gift shop are also on the first floor. Serving delicious homemade treats and coffee, the café has unique charm with fake giant ants coming out from a corner on the ceiling. Absolutely loving the gift shop, I was able to buy some very cool items for good prices. Visitors can also touch and try out each instrument, puzzle and gemstone in the gift store. The top floors have so many amazing and creative stations to explore, including pendulums used in so many ingenious ways. While upstairs, we exercised our olfactory memory, which relates to smell. We covered up the cards and tested the smells to see if we were able to recognize the scent. I was very surprised how uncanny the scents were. Some of the scents will trigger a memory, just like when you smell a certain perfume and are immediately reminded of someone you know now or from your past. Downstairs visitors are able to explore experiments with light and dark, including playing with shadows and more. You can also go into a completely blacked out hallway and then enter the “Dunkel Bar,” meaning “Dark Bar,” as if you are blind. The Dark Bar can be booked for groups, team events, etc. I would enjoy a work meeting in here, because then no one can see me nodding off! There are more stations involving touching and vibrations. More like a trust exercise to me, you can put

your hands in the clay pots and try to guess what is inside. After watching so many episodes of Fear Factor, I was a little reluctant to put my hand inside. Of course, it turned out that I was fine. Near that station there is a room filled with sand and a couple of metal circles on poles. By stroking a bow, designs are created from the sound waves that are made. The grand finale of our visit to Freudenberg Castle was the ice room, in which we found a good place to cuddle. For my 4 year old, we were going into the “Elsa” room. In this chilly -22°C room, a class is giving on their experiments and the cold in general. You can look at a magnified snowflake garden as well as see an ice creation where only one drop of water is added each day. The staff member who conducted the class, who didn’t even wear a coat, said that the cold never bothered her. General information • Hours: Closed Mondays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays • Entry price: There are three different entry prices per category in which you are allowed to choose how much you want to pay. Year passes are also available. Family, two adults and two children — €37, €42 or €50; Adult — €14, €15 or €16; Student — €9, €10 or €11; Children, 3 to 6 years old — €5, €6 or €7 • Phone: +49 (0) 611 411 0141 • Address: Freudenbergstraße 224-226, 65201 Wiesbaden The drive to Freudenberg Castle is approximately one hour and 15 minutes northeast of Kaiserslautern.

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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 locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Everyman,” a rock mystery with the progressive metal band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten,” a Europe revue, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 and 12; and 6 p.m. Monday. • “Der Barbier von Sevilla,” an opera by Gioacchino Rossini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 12. • Benefit gala of the Friends of the Pfalztheater: Night of Opera features arias of Italian operas, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Proceeds go to the children’s opera production of “Refugee.” • “Eugen Onegin” an opera by Peter Tschaikowski, in Russian, 6 p.m. Feb. 7; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; and 3 p.m. Feb. 28, with childcare. • “Romeo und Julia,” a ballet by James Sutherland with music by

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Sculptures Aristide Maillol’s bronze figure “Woman with Crab” from 1905 is one of several sculptures the Pfalzgalerie Museum in Kaiserslautern presents under the motto “Elementary: Sitting, Standing, Lying” in the upper foyer until April 24. For more information on this and other displays, visit www.mpk.de.

Sergej Prokofjew, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 18 and 20. • “My Fair Lady,” a musical by Frederick Loewe, in German, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. • “The Night of Musicals” features songs from the most famous musicals, 8 p.m. Sunday. For details and tickets, visit www.dienachtdermusicals.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • The duet Mrs. Greenbird presents country, folk and pop, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €22. • The band Blues Caravan presents blues, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €17. • Rose Monday Cult fun ‘n’ soul show with Fred Kellner and The Famous Soul Sisters, The Horny Horny Horns and Super Sonic Silver Strings, 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets cost €22. • Azad presents hip-hop and rap, 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets cost €21 • Larry Hawthorne’s James Brown Revolution Show, 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets cost €24. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz present works by Jean-Philippe Rameau, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Georges Bizet, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17, €22 and €25. • German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz present works by Gustav Mahler and Franz Schubert, 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets cost between €17 and €25. • Chamber soloists XXI present “Delicacies in Septet,” with works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Strauss, Gioachino Rossini and Ludwig van Beethoven, 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets cost €14 to €24. For more information, call the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information office at 0631-365-2317. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers: • “Ladies Night,” a play by Annette and Knut Lehmann about a group of unemployed workers who have the idea to present a strip show to make their living, 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets

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On ‘The Squirrel and Brontosaurus’ tour Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the band Mrs. Greenbird performing country, folk and pop music at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €22. For additional information, visit ww.kammgarn.de.

cost €27.40, €30.70 and €34. For details, call 06371-592-220 or visit www.hausdesbuergers.de. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • Country night with the band Nighthawk, 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets cost €17. • Ocean pianist Ariane Vera Heneka presents nice melodies, “From piano to forte,” 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets cost €12. For details, call 06371-92340 or visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de. Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Platee,” a ballet opera by JeanPhilippe Rameau, in French, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • “Don Giovanni,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Die Zauberfloete,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 7 p.m. Monday. • “La Juive,” an opera by Fromental Halevy, in French, 7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 12. For additional infomration, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Life,” a musical by David Newman, Ira Gasman and Cy Coleman, through Feb. 16. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.


• Kaiserslautern, event hall, Gartenschau Kaiserslautern, ice-skating rink open to Feb. 14. Daily iceskating hours are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to

3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m. daily; Fridays and Saturdays open until 10 p.m. For additional information, visit www. kl-on-ice.de.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Duerkheim, Saline (saltworks, Gutleutstrasse 48), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 6. • Ludwigshafen, Jacob-vonLavale-Platz (train station back entrance), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays. • Speyer, Burgstrasse 29 (train cargo area), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Wednesday.

Fasching events:

• Landstuhl, Stadthalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday. • Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers: Prunksitzung (funny speeches, songs, dances), 8:11 p.m. Saturday; Old Womens’ Fasching party with band Habachtaler and DJ Andy, 8:11 p.m. Thursday, tickets cost €10; and children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Feb. 7. • Katzweiler, Lautertalhalle, Fasching party, 8:11 p.m. today; children’s party, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. • Huetschenhausen, Buergerhaus, children’s Fasching disco, 2 p.m. Saturday. • Dansenberg, sports hall, Fasching party, “Let’s go to Olympia – Rio Rocks,” 8:11 p.m. Feb. 6; children’s Fasching party, 1:15 p.m. Feb. 9. • Mackenbach, Buergerhalle (community hall), children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Feb. 7. • Otterberg, Stadthalle, children’s party, 2:11 p.m. Feb. 7.

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Mark Your Calendar

January 2016

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» Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club is hosting “Love for the USA,” a social event, at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Reservations are required by Thursday. Child care is available upon request. For more details and to reserve a spot, visit www.ramsteinosc.org. » An inaugural “mega” arts exhibition hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America will take place Feb 10 to 12 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036. The exhibition will consist of fine arts, image makers and digital arts from youth, ages 6-18 years old, in the community. Winners of the local show move on to the regional competition in Aviano, Italy. Regional winners are sent to BGCA Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, to compete in the national competition. Come show your support and view the talented artwork. The ribbon cutting will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 10. For more information, contact Popsy Lazo or Danika Maher at 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658. » A wine expo sponsored by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Exchange will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 19 and 2 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh, Bldg. 1036. Wines from all over the world will be available for tasting along with fine foods. A full wine shop will be set up with all of the wines that are available for sampling. Wine seminars will be held each day of the expo for those interested in learning more about the wine before making a purchase. You will also receive a commemorative wine glass to take home. Open to all ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. Cost: $34.95 per person, per day; $60 per person for a two-day pass. Purchase a ticket online via WebTrac, at Armstrong’s Club from 5 to 10 p.m. daily, at the Pulaski Express, or at any Java Cafe in the KMC. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, if space permits. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club at 0631-350-7919. » A Dr. Seuss celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 5 at Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 93812. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Army Europe Libraries, and Child, Youth and School Services join together to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss, who is considered to be one of America’s greatest authors. The event will feature guest readers, games, hands-on activities, story time, a puppet show, a meet and greet with several Seussian characters and more. Members of the community are invited to bring the entire family. Registration is not required for this free event. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322/8943 or 06371-86-7322/8943.

KMC Onstage

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

» KMC Onstage presents “Death of a Salesman”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 20, 26 and 27; 3 p.m. Feb. 21; and 2 p.m. Feb. 28, which was originally scheduled for 3 p.m. but has since changed to 2 p.m. Advance reservations are recommended.

Armstrong’s Club Events

Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » ’80s Glow Party: 9 p.m. To 2 a.m. Saturday. Groove down and flashback to the ’80s. The club will feature some groovy visual effects and ultraviolet lights. Don’t forget to dress the part: Wear white to glow or your favorite ’80s’ gear. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. » Carnival at the Pub: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 6. In honor of the Carnival in Rio, the club will transform with colorful decorations, a special performance, a live DJ playing top Latin hits and specials. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Mardi Gras Party: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 6. Enjoy a live DJ, beads and specials. Cover charge: $5. » Sweetheart Ball: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 13. Come and enjoy a night of pure country love. Couples will receive a complimentary glass of champagne. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » K-town Coverall Bingo: This event has been cancelled indefinitely. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs and take part in fun sports trivia.


» USA Jobs Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 and 26 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from an Employment Readiness expert. RSVP required. For more information and to enroll in the next available class, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» Basic Training for New Parents will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Landstuhl Learning Center,

Bldg. 3718. Get all the tools you need to be the best parent you can be. Enjoy special guest speakers and receive all of the latest information on infant safety, feeding a newborn, soothing methods, infant CPR, bonding and attachment and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Couples Communication 1 and 2 will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Join Army Community Service for this special “lunch date” two-part series and explore various paths to better communication, effective listening and understanding. Bring your lunch and take advantage of this opportunity. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.


» A host nation orientation will be held form 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. Are you new to the KMC? Join Army Community Service for a special insider’s tour of “K-Town,” all while learning about German culture and customs. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Classes and Training

» Turn Financial Resolutions into Reality will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 9 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. This workshop will teach you the necessary steps to make your financial resolution a successful reality. Topics include getting out of debt, sticking to a budget, improving your credit score and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Sponsorship training will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 23 at Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. This course will help you fulfill the role as a sponsor for incoming personnel. Units sending students to training are required to pre-register with Army Community Service to ensure that a unit-specific sign-in roster is available. This training is open to Soldiers, civilians and spouses who will act as sponsors. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

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

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » VA Military Life Cycle briefing: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Predeployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Capstone: 8 to 11 a.m., A&FRC » Career Technical Training Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » Career Technical Training Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Preseparation briefing: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC FEB. 5 » New commanders/first sergeants immersion briefing: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A&FRC


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

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. MONDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. TUESDAY » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. » Biggest Loser — Brown bag brief, “So I got a BOD POD: now what?”: 11 to 11:45 a.m. » Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. » Healthy Eating: 1 to 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY » Biggest Loser — Brown bag brief, “There’s more to food than calories”: 11 to 11:45 a.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. FEB. 5 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » TEEN CYBER AWARENESS TRAINING: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the KMCC food court special event room. Office of Special Investigation representatives will inform about online crimes against children. Parents and teenagers will learn information on Internet safety. » ACTIVE PARENTING OF TEENS: A four-session series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11, 18, 25 and March 3 at Ramstein High School. This class focuses on effective parenting methods for ages 13 to 18 years old. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION: Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098.

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» DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month at Health Promotion on Ramstein, Bldg. 2117. The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, teaches them how to calm a crying baby, teaches role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register or for more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

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Contact your school ASACS counselor for details. » ADOLESCENT SUPPORT AND COUNSELING SERVICE is a comprehensive program providing prevention education and counseling services to 11- to 19-yearold ID cardholders in the military community. ASACS’s mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and military families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers Life Skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. ASACS participate in supportive activities related to military life transitions as well as providing individual, group and family counseling services. ASACS counselors’ offices are located in DOD schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families.

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Education Notes

Teen Stress and Anger Management

Army Community Service will hold Teen Stress and Anger Management from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. In this class, teens explore what stress and anger are, how to identify them, and tools to minimize the effects. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

TAG Meeting

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

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

You’re invited to a tea party. Join Child, Youth and School Services and Rheinland-Pfalz Library for the Fancy Nancy Tea Party from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780. Dress in your finest tea party clothes, learn proper tea manners, enjoy high tea and participate in craft activities. Open to ages 3 to 7 years old, accompanied by an adult. This event is free. Space is limited to 80 participants – availability is on a first come, first served basis. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

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

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

In acknowledgement of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program will host a number of special activities for teens during February: • 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 6: Teen Skating Night at Crossroads Skating Rink on Vogelweh, Bldg. 2053 • 6 p.m. Feb. 19: Teen Movie Night at Wagon Wheel Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8125 • 6 to 9 p.m Feb. 20: Teen Cosmic Bowling Night at Vogelweh Bowling Center, Bldg. 2060 • 6 p.m. Feb. 26: Teen Movie Night Exchange Reel Time Theater on Ramstein in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, Bldg. 3336 • 6 to 8 p.m Feb. 27: Teen Cosmic Bowling Night at Strikers Bowling Center on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8105 Entry fees will be paid for each activity. Teens are encouraged to bring money for food. For more information, contact ACS at 493-4203 or 485-8188; or 0631-3406-4203 or 06783-6-8188.

Pit Stop Racing Day

Come on down to Rheinland-Pfalz Library in

Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 20 and bring your race cars. Enjoy car races, crafts and more. You may even trade your race cars if you wish. This event is open to all ages and everyone who loves cars. No registration required. For more information, contact the library at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

CYSS parent satisfaction survey

Parents, your opinion matters. Be heard and make a difference. Child, Youth and School Services hosts their annual satisfaction survey Feb. 8 to 19. Parents can fill the survey out online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/NBMRSCL. A direct link can also be found on our website, www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. Parents who complete the survey will receive a coupon for five “Parent Participation Points.” Earn 10 points and receive a $10 discount on your full or part-time childcare fees.

Clubs at Landstuhl School Age Center Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, grades one to five? The different weekly clubs include cooking, sewing, robotics and film. Registration with Child, Youth and School Services is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. For more information, contact the Landstuhl School Age Center at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.

Youth guitar lessons

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

Computer-assisted piano class

SKIESUnlimited is offering a computer-assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials they may have from previous piano lessons. The class is offered Mondays and Thursdays on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to all branches of service for children ages 4 to 18 years old. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 6371-86-8943.

Preschool Storytime

The Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl hosts a storytime for preschool-aged children, 3 to 5 years old, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. This entertaining event includes stories, music and crafts for young children and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 6371-86-7322.

Job openings at CYS Services

If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target level) CY-01/02. Positions are available at Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl hosts a storytime for toddlers, ages 2 to 3 years old, at 10:30 a.m. every Friday. This entertaining event includes stories, music, flannel board and activities for young children and their parents in order to promote educational development and reading readiness. No sign-up required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

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


Driver’s education

Toddler Storytime

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

Installation Management Command Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. The program has been made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the “Fahrlehrerverband,” the German National Federation of Driving Instructors. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

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CYSS spring sports registration

Registration for Child, Youth and School Services spring sports is open Monday through Feb. 26. Sports available are: golf, ages 8 to 15; track and field, ages 8 to 15; tennis, ages 8 to 15; soccer, ages 5 to 15; t-ball, coach pitch, baseball and softball, ages 5 to 15 ; and bambino baseball and soccer, ages 3 to 4. Sports season begins in April. Practices are held on Landstuhl and Sembach. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 4934516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

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Part of the Deutscher Baseball und Softball Verband and Suedwestdeutschen Baseball und Softballverbandes, the Landstuhl Falcons are a travel team and the only American team in the German league. The Falcons are also looking for two traveling umpires and a scorekeeper. Must be 18 or older. If you are interested in playing, umpiring or scorekeeping, contact landstuhlfalcons@ gmail.com or www.landstuhlfalcons.com.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

SKIESUnlimited now offers Brazilian JiuJitsu in three different levels: Brazilian Jiu-

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Jitsu Juniors, ages 3 to 4 years old; Little Grapplers, ages 5 to 17 years old; and Bully Busters, ages 8 to 13 years old. Each level teaches basic non-violent self-defense techniques while instilling the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 4934516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz volleyball

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

Sweetheart Challenge 5K Run/Walk

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Sweetheart Challenge 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Feb. 13. Sign up individually or as partners. Your “sweetheart” may be anyone you like — spouse, significant other, friend, family member, etc. There will be two obstacles that must be completed as a couple in order to win the “partner prize.” Registration will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. On the day of the event at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. Cost: $5. The first 100 participants to register will receive a t-shirt. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Combatives Invitational

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness will host a Combatives Invitational at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at Kleber Fitness Center. Registration and weigh-in will be from 8 to 9:15 a.m and a coaches meeting from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Open to all active duty service members (male and female), ages 18 and older. Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each category and overall. Free for participants; $5 spectator fee for ages 12 and older. For more information, contact Coleman Swinton at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087; or email coleman.o.swinton.naf@mail.mil.

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Dream about playing baseball again? Join the Landstuhl Falcons Baseball Club.

Photo by Lt. Dan Edwards

KMC members increase swim distances Elaine and Dennis Edwards add to their annual swim distance total Dec. 29 at the Naval Station Mayport 50-meter pool during their vacation to the Jacksonville, Florida, area. In calendar year 2015, both swimmers swam more than 500 kilometers as part of the Ramstein Aquatics Center “Swim Challenge.”

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

The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 4 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 9 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. SATURDAY The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 9 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. SUNDAY The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (R) 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Ride Along 2 (PG-13) 3 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 7 p.m. MONDAY The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Concussion (PG-13) 1:30 p.m., 7 p.m. TUESDAY The Finest Hours (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Concussion (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Concussion (PG-13) 1:30 p.m., 7 p.m. THURSDAY The Finest Hours *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The 5th Wave (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. Daddy’s Home (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3 *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Fifty Shades of Black (R) 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. Concussion (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. FRIDAY

The Finest Hours (PG-13)

Concussion (PG-13) A look at how American football players suffer from major head injuries and life-long debilitating problems as a result of repeated concussions and efforts by the National Football League to deny it.

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The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Starring Chris Pine and Graham McTavish.

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ral villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible— learn to train a village full of his funloving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas! Starring Bryan Angelina Jolie.



Starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin. Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatu-

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Look Around Historic Limburg Limburg an der Lahn is an historic town in the Hesse region with well-preserved timber-framed buildings, some of which date back to the 11th century. The river Lahn flows through the middle of the town, which has many almost undamaged medieval buildings that are now protected. It is one of the better preserved medieval towns in Germany with customary narrow alleys that twist and turn. Photo by Christian Mueller / Shutterstock.com

Story by contributing writer There’s also a castle which was originally built some time in the early 13th century as well as half-timbered houses of the 17th and 18th centuries. Limburg’s Romanesque cathedral is worth a visit as are the Navy Museum and the Cathedral Treasury and Diocesan Museum. If you like liturgical music and concerts, then you may like to listen to the Limburger Domsingknaben, which is a renowned boys choir. They sing in the cathedral’s services, and also perform at other events.

Things to see in Limburg an der Lahn

which have been lovingly restored to their original splendor. Now almost 75% of the interior has the original, restored decorations. The Domschatz und Diözesanmuseum (Cathedral Treasury), which is close to the cathedral, has works of religious art and various treasures with some dating as far back as the 10th century. If you want one of the best views of the cathedral, go to the Alte Lahnbrücke (Old Lahn Bridge), which is located on the edge of the old town, at night when it is illuminated. The bridge has been used by travellers for more than 600 years now. The Old Town

Limburg Cathedral – the Dom of St.George

Boat Trips on the Lahn If there’s a rover in a town in Germany, there are boat trips. Naturally you can enjoy one on the River Lahn. You can take one of the round vessels called the BBQ Donut, and enjoy a barbecue on board as each of these novel boats has a built-in grill. They can take up to ten people. Please book your drinks and food. Passengers are not allowed to take their own. Whiskey Festival If you enjoy a whiskey or two, then you may wish to participate in the Whiskey Festival held over a weekend (Saturday and Sunday) in May, usually in the Josef Kohlmaier Halle. If you are not in Limburg for this event, you may wish to try Whiskey Konthor / Georg’s restaurant at Hospitalstrasse 4.

Eating and drinking in Limburg an der Lahn Bodega Dali-Loco This restaurant serves wonderful Spanish food, and is ideal if you want to try something different from the traditional German fare. It’s located at Rutsche 11, and the wine list is as good as the food (which is excellent). Photo by Christian Mueller / Shutterstock.com

Photo by Christian Mueller / Shutterstock.com

Often the first thing you notice in Limburg is the cathedral, the Dom of St.George, with its seven towers. You can see it from the train or when you are approaching Limburg on the autobahn. As it is situated on a hilltop, you get to the cathedral through the narrow, steep alleys. The interior of the cathedral is interesting. When it was being renovated, some medieval frescoes were found

Many of the houses in the old fish market area are more than 800 years old. If you wander through these medieval streets, you will come across the Haus der sieben Laster (House of the Seven Deadly Sins). The sins are carved on the façade of this old house. The Werner-Senger-Haus is one of the oldest in Limburg, and it is now a restaurant. Waterwheels along the Lahn If you take a walk along the riverbank, you can see the town reflected in the clear waters of the Lahn. You can also see two waterwheels, one which is barely functioning and the other fairly gushing with power. You can walk from the waterwheels east of the city to the Alte Lahnbrücke to the west of it.

Die Strauss-Wirtschaft This restaurant is located at Frankfurter Strasse 13, and perhaps you would be wise to book in advance as it is one of the best German restaurants in Limburg. Fellini For a good Italian meal (not just pasta and pizza) try Fellini situated at Frankenstrasse 9. There is an amazing menu and a comprehensive wine list. If you are unsure about which wine would complement your food, the friendly staff are on hand to help and advise. Of course there are many restaurants in Limburg, and you will probably stumble upon a fantastic one as you walk around the welcoming streets in the old town. wn.

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Complete set ram golf clubs + bag and c-5 pullcart, $100 OBO. Also extra 4 drivers + 4 irons + 1 hybrid + lots of extras. ckvillanue va@arcor.de or call 06204-919085

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Viking Sword. Handle and Blade Engraved on both Sides. Real Steel. With Black Wall Display Mount. Made in Spain. $275. chefsteven2015@gmail.com

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Women's Jack Wolfskin Texapore Jacket w/RECCO relector, Indian Red, Size L, 2009 Model, Originally €269, now €100, Worn four times. 01732043213 orjshewt@ gmail.com Tray. Plush Cushion Base provides comfort and stability. 17.5" x 13.5". $20. chefsteven2015@ gmail.com

WMF Cookware 11pc. Covered Low Casserole 16cm+20cm. Covered High Casserole 16cm+20cm+24cm. Saucepan 16cm. Cold Handles of Stainless Steel. Dishwasher and Oven Safe. Orig.Box. $350. chefsteven2015@ Various music CDs for sale, all gmail.com from the 2000er years. Single CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera etc. for €3, music samp- WMF Knife Set with Storage lers like Bravo Hits and The Dome Block (Wood). 9 Pieces. Blades €4. For a picture of the selection made from Forged Special Blade see www.class-world.com. Con- Steel. Made in Germany. Orig. Box. $350 chefsteven2015@ tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de gmail.com Toaster, 4 Slice Long Slot, 7 Adjustable Shade Settings, Bagel + Frozen Buttons, Toast + Cancel Buttons, Removable Crumb Tray, User Guide, Orig.Box, $25, chefsteven2015@gmail.com

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The Swarovski Pierrot measures All ads and pics on class-world.com 8". This is the first edition of "Masquerade" series. Retired in 1999. CD/DVD Storage with 12 adjustisabell_1_98@yahoo.com able shelves. 45"H. x 26"W. x 10"DEEP. $45. chefsteven2015@ "The frosty wild" painting, gmail.com 30x30cm, price €35, Original with frame acrylic, location KL, call 0160-95222731 Couch set, €900, stefandsanya@ gmail.com

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8 Drawer Dresser. Lots of storage space. 45"H. x 29"W x 14"D. $75. Picture shows 2 Dressers. bethmary100@gmail.com American Bedroom Set, €190, (or make offer), consisting of dresser with 3part mirror, and 2 night tables, solid oak with brass handles, very beautiful 06302-5554 fran cuml@yahoo.com Antique 100 yr.old German china cabinet, matching dining table with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 06375-9949674, €950, eyates9761@aol.com Antique Bench, with cushion seat, storage space and wheels. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 06375-9949674, €600, eyates9761@aol.com Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674, €150, eyates9761@ aol.com Antique reproduction secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 06375-9949674, €120, eyates9761@aol.com Beige leather couch. Purchased at City Polster. Original price €1300. Real leather. Need space else Id keep it.Must pick up in Rodenbach. $500, 017622987198 or isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Blue rug with Janosch design for little boys room. Paid €50 from Mobil Martin. Asking $20. 017622987498


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Cherrywood Coffee Table and End Table Set, $250.00, Akdippoli to@yahoo.com Waterbed for sale, €500, jpbertz@ yahoo.com, Ssolid cheery wood water bed 2m wide/2.2m long. Couch Relax Chair, €199, great furniture use as a relax chair or bed diff moves, cover washable, Wooden bookshelf. See photo like new, was new 398 euro at moon KA classifieds web page. Conebel martin, from a smoke and tact Eric and Mia at pet free home, cell 0151063759949674, $150, 45261009 stefandsanya@ eyates9761@aol.com gmail.com Metal Coat Rack with Brass ButCouch Table. Glass Table with tons Very Sturdy 69"H. x 16"W. Magazine Shelf (Wood). 46"L. x $95. chefsteven2015@gmail.com 27"W. $50. chefsteven2015@ gmail.com

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Donations for Romanian Charity wanted for 10 March in Ramstein all in excellent condition please: 220V electrical household, tablet, laptop, printer. Other items welcome. Thank you! pachete_SUA_Romania@care packagesforromania.org

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