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Volume 39, number 29

US, Bulgarian forces train to strengthen future

An 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules and a Bulgarian air force C-27J Spartan fly in formation July 16 over Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The formation flight was part of a bilateral training exercise. More than 100 allied service members jumped from three C-130Js and one C-27J. For more photos, see Pages 20 and 21.

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exercise mission commander, this annual training is crucial to building friendships, all while keeping up with the needs of Air Force training requirements. “It’s great to be able to practice nighttime flying, low-level formations and unimproved surface landing training out here,” Patrick said. “These components are critical because they allow us to operate anywhere that (United States Air Forces in Europe) tasks us to be at a moment’s notice.” Ensuring regional securi-

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ty and air operational readiness is a task that cannot be accomplished alone, said Lt. Col. Ryan Barney, 435th Contingency Response Group commander. “Our Bulgarian partners are not just our allies, they are also our friends,” Barney said. “The days are in the past when the U.S. could succeed alone; we can’t do it by ourselves now, nor do we want to.” This annual exercise will continue to strengthen current bonds between the U.S. and its allies and aid in securing the future of NATO.

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a smaller air force, have a lot to learn and the U.S. is one of the best to learn from.” Airmen and Soldiers from more than 50 career fields came together to carry out the mission, which not only strengthened NATO partnerships, but highlighted a shared commitment to ensure global deterrence of common threats. The deployment involved low-level training flights, unimproved surface landing zone training on grass, airdrop training and nighttime flying. According to Capt. Derek Patrick, 37th AS pilot and

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PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Airmen from Ramstein went wheels-up for a bilateral training exercise with the Bulgarian air force July 14 through 24. More than 100 Ramstein Airmen deployed with three 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron to Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The

deployment allowed NATO allies to train together while maintaining joint readiness and building interoperability capabilities. “This is the sixth year we have participated in this exercise,” said Bulgarian air force Col. Petar Tsolov, 87th Division air force headquarters tactical branch commander. “The training we do together is very useful and beneficial to everyone involved. I can recall a few years ago, there was mistrust between pilots so missions were flown separately. We, as

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Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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U.S., Bulgarian forces build interoperability, Pages 20 and 21


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35 days in command … and six years of separation

COMMENTARY

by Brig. Gen. Jon T. “Ty” Thomas 86th Airlift Wing commander It’s great to be back at Ramstein! As a prior Commander of the 86th Operations Group and Deputy Commander of the 603rd Air and Space Operations Center 20062009, I absolutely enjoyed the people, the mission and the privilege of living and working here at Ramstein Air Base. Serving as commander of one of the U.S. Air Force’s most dynamic operations groups, and helping lead one of our most critical command and control nodes, was incredibly rewarding — so much so that I thought a return trip would never be possible. Yet now I find myself in one of the few roles that tops them all — commander of the entire 86th Airlift Wing — the Mighty 86th! As I left my prior duty on the Joint Staff, en route to beautiful Germany, I knew much was likely to have changed at Ramstein and within the Kaiserslautern

Military Community. Yet I was also sure some things had remained the same. I was excited to see both, and I’d like to share some initial observations informed by my first 35 days in command — and the six years of separation from when I was here last in command. First, and you might find this funny, I see that things have moved on Ramstein Air Base. On day one, I went to put some fuel in my Privately Owned Vehicle. This became much more difficult than I expected, mostly because when I pulled up to where I thought the gas station would be, I found an empty lot of grass! Yes, that is how I found out the base service station had moved. Thank you to the Airman who provided directions to the new general on base! Second, on a more serious note, Ramstein and the KMC has always been a busy place, and today is no different than when I left in 2009. Then, we were deeply focused on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan,

supplying and sustaining our forward forces and recovering wounded warriors and transporting them to definitive care. Today, while Iraq and Afghanistan remain important, and thankfully the flow of aeromedical evacuation patients has slowed, I detect a very significant shift in focus in two aspects. Our own operations in support of EUCOM have a new sense of urgency, defined by the importance of reassuring allies and partners to counter new threats, and to develop their own capabilities to be resilient against coercion. Even more evident to me is the significant expansion of our support for AFRICOM. We are not just generating forces from Ramstein, we are conducting complex and demanding expeditionary operations in Africa every day. The demands these missions place on our Airmen require a truly expeditionary mindset, which is what I see clearly in the Airmen I have met over 35 days in command. Third, big changes are

afoot here with respect to missions and infrastructure. The clearing of the forested area outside the East Gate, so as to allow for the eventual construction of a new medical center to replace the existing facility in Landstuhl, was visually impressive. In coordination with the Army and other partners here in the KMC, our task is now to successfully plan for the integration of this facility and associated personnel into how we operate here. This is no small task; we must get it right. In a similar vein, although without the obvious visual indication, is the realignment of KC-135 aircraft and associated personnel from RAF Mildenhall to Ramstein. While this is not likely to actually occur until the end of the decade, the planning for such a complex transition starts now, and again, there is no substitute for getting things exactly right. Two things stand out to me as not having changed – and for this I am thankful. First, the sound and positive relationship with the local

community continues, and the continuity is impressive. Some of the mayors I’ve met recently are the same ones I knew six years ago! I clearly sense a spirit of partnership and cooperation from our host nation leaders which is vitally important. I ask for your help to sustain that spirit of partnership through your own actions every day. Finally, the spirit of the Airmen – defined as all of us, military, government civilian, and local national employees – here at Ramstein is as strong as ever. I’ve seen how you remain committed to success in our missions, to becoming better every day, and to caring for one another as we overcome the many challenges associated with our tasks. How reassuring, and inspiring that is! I’ll finish by simply saying how proud I am to be back here with all of you, leading the Mighty 86th and partnering across Team Ramstein. We are forward, ready, now — and together, we can accomplish anything.

Keep banned foodstuffs out of the US WIESBADEN, Germany — Personnel shipping household goods to the United States this summer should be careful when packing the contents of their kitchen, agriculture officials advise. The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection issues fines of $100 to $1,000 to first-time offenders who ignore the strict rules

that apply to sending food products stateside. “Red meats, sausages, pates and salami can harbor animal viruses, even if canned and are therefore barred from import,” said Julie Aliaga-Milos, U.S. Department of Agriculture adviser to the U.S. European Command. Even pasta or soup mixes that contain dried meats are not allowed, she added. Foot-and-mouth disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE or mad cow disease, are exam-

ples of animal diseases that need to be prevented from entering the U.S. this way. Household goods such as fresh fruits and vegetables may not be sent to the U.S. because they can contain the eggs or larvae of voracious pests. The Mediterranean fruit fly is a good example of a bug that can hide in citrus and other fruits to bypass our defenses. However, it’s OK to ship processed fruit and vegetable products such as

canned fruit, olive oil, mustard and canned or processed sauces. There are no restrictions on fish or mushrooms either, Aliaga-Milos said. Commercially produced dried herbs and spices, tea, roasted coffee, cured cheeses, cakes, candies, cookies and roasted nuts are also OK. To find out more about importing food, plant and animal products into the U.S., visit the CBP website at www.cbp.gov/travel/internationalvisitors/know-before-you-go.

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Reported Larcenies JULY 17

Ramstein-Miesenbach — 2011 black Toyota Utility vehicle.

JULY 17

12:30 p.m.: A house break-in was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 4:05 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Kapaun Air Station. 10 p.m.: Theft of a motor vehicle was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

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5:08 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries

was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:10 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Landstuhl. 11:46 p.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl.

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10:50 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Vogelweh Family Housing.

Closures

• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the Ramstein Clinic will forecast its closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training days as follows: Aug. 13 (MDG Training Day, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Sept. 10 (MDG Training Day, all day). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, they welcome customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager at 479-2687 or janelle.quinn@us.af.mil. • The office for driver’s licenses including international driver’s licenses, Benzinoring 1 in Kaiserslautern, will be closed Monday, Wednesday, Aug. 3 and 5.

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12:36 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl.

gible to take part in a travel medicine study. The purpose of the research study is to learn about travel-related infectious disease threats and evaluate current and new risk reduction strategies. Compensation may be provided for participation in accordance with Department of Defense regulations. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For details, call 590-6161 or 06371-9464-6161, or email usarmy.landstuhl. medcom-lrmc.mbx.travmil-study@mail.mil.

The race will begin at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place male and female runners in four age divisions, as well as the overall male and female winner. Interested participants should fill out the registration brochure at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center by Aug. 7. There will be no registration on the day of the race.

VA benefits

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is offering Telehealth for patients who live far away from LRMC and have a referral. Telehealth allows a patient-to-provider visit, all while in the comfort of your local Army Health Clinic. The Telehealth program has bridged geographical distances between LRMC providers and patients at outlying Army Health Clinics throughout Europe. Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance, “real-time” health care. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a LRMC provider, speak with your Primary Care Provider or call the Telehealth office at 590-4600 or 06371-9464-4600.

Change of command

The Public Health Command-Europe will have a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. July 31 at Bismarckturm in Landstuhl. Col. James W. Boles will relinquish command to Col. Steven T. Greiner.

In July, Veterans Affairs Overseas Military Service coordinators will be on Ramstein at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center in Bldg. 2120, on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3205, and on Smith Barracks in Baumholder to meet with active-duty service members, veterans and family members to answer questions pertaining to VA benefits. To schedule a one-onone appointment, email Aaramina Maynard at Germany.va.rep@gmail.com or Darrell Hobbs at Germany.va.rep2@gmail.com.

LRMC Optometry Clinic

Retirees’ updated information

The Optometry Clinic at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center currently has appointments available for all patient categories: active-duty service members and family members, retirees and family members, space-available patients and paid patients. Patients do not need a referral for appointments. To make an appointment, call 590-5762 or 06371-9464-5762; or stop by the Optometry Clinic at Ward 11B.

Laundry, dry cleaning issue

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Vogelweh Family Housing — one make-up set, perfume, one Coach wrist watch and bag, one two-karat wedding ring, one necklace, one speaker set, one set of headphones, one Michael Kors purse and wallet, €180, one AAFES gift card and one crafting book.

Currently the Vogelweh laundry and dry cleaning facility has moved its operations to the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein. All other locations are still operating but are not accepting clothing for dropoff processing. Items can be picked up during limited hours of operation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the respective locations. AAFES and installation agencies are aggressively working toward a solution to assist customers in offering full-service capabilities for their dry cleaning needs.

Travel medicine study

Service members who are deploying for a time frame of up to six months may be eli-

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office has been receiving large amounts of email rejects from its retiree contact list. Retirees who changed their email address since they initially registered with RAO should email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil with updated information, or call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486.

Specialty care through Telehealth

Participants sought for study

Deutsches Haus

The Deutsches Haus restaurant on Ramstein, run by German armed forces, offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit www.deutscheshausramstein.de for the menu, reservations and special events.

Do you have problems with both sleep and pain? If you are between 18 and 65, a Landstuhl Regional Medical Center beneficiary and have had problems with pain and sleeping for three months or longer, you may be eligible to take part in a sleep and pain research study using ear acupuncture for insomnia and pain. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For more information, call 590-5641; 06371-9464-5641; or 0174-375-6086; or email acupuncture.study@ yahoo.com.

Summer swim lessons

LRMC Chaplain's Office

The Ramstein Aquatic Center’s summer schedule is now in effect. Session hours have extended through Aug. 7. Lessons run for two weeks and are available to all ages and levels. For more information, call 478-7665 or 06371-405-7665.

Ramstein Half Marathon

The annual Ramstein Half Marathon will take place Aug. 15. Cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt, cinch bag and a participation medal.

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Chaplain’s Office is sponsoring a 13-week Grief Share program. This program is for those who have lost someone close to them or know someone who has. Grief Share is a support group where you can be around people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. The Grief Share program knows it hurts and wants to help. The program’s fall series begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept.15. To register or for more information, call 590-5713 or 06371-9464-5713.


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CAP turns teens into cadets

Airman brings 21st century to AF by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Abigail Murray, Civil Air Patrol cadet, answers another cadet’s question in a drill and ceremony test during the CAP’s 2015 European Summer Camp June 24 on Ramstein.

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Civil Air Patrol hosted its 2015 European Summer Camp at Ramstein High School June 20 to 28 on Ramstein. Children ages 12 to 18 from places such as Mildenhall Air Base, England, and Stuttgart, Germany, learned common military practices such as drill and ceremony, leadership, followership and aerospace studies.

According to 2nd Lt. Kevin Abington, communications focal point officer in charge of the 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron, it’s about growing character. “This training is an opportunity for CAP cadets to go through common military practices and grow as young adults,” Abington said. CAP is a volunteer organization that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. It performs See CaP, Page 13

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any Airmen have the opportunity to implement changes and find better procedures within their workplace, but few are able to upgrade their unit to the extent one Airman has, and he was honored for his dedication. Lt. Col. Scott Case, Polygone Warrior Preparation Center Detachment 3 commander, was awarded the Silver Cross of Honor of the German armed forces in April 2015 in Bann, Germany, for his efforts to bring Polygone, a multinational aircrew electronic warfare tactics facility, into the 21st century. “It was honestly the single biggest honor I’ve received in my entire life,” Case said. “I was completely caught off guard when they awarded it to me.” Polygone is a tri-national organization between the U.S., Germany and France that provides pilots with combat training by using simulators and real-world, surface-to-air missile systems, so keeping the facility as up

to date as possible is important. It was for this reason, despite it being uncommon for an American to have received this award, that the German military made the exception for Case. “It’s not very often this cross is awarded to a non-German,” said Lt. Col. Thomas Emig, German Polygone Detachment commander, who recommended Case for the award. “It’s a very special gesture of the German air force to present the award to a U.S. service member.” When Case arrived to his assignment, many of the systems that were in place were over 20 years old, which he felt didn’t provide the training pilots required for today’s combat situations. “We were in a position where Polygone was possibly going to close, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe was going to lose this training capability,” Case said. “I had to work closely with the German and the French air forces to come up with a solution that would carry the range into the next century and be able See 21St Century, Page 11


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Viking Challenge comes to KMC Photos by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson

Participants place their hands over their hearts during the national anthem prior to the start of the 2015 Viking Challenge July 17 at the Pulaski Park track. The Viking Challenge is a 24-hour run and walk-a-thon that raises money for various organizations in the KMC.

Teams run and walk during the Viking Challenge. The fundraising event had more than 1,000 participants.

The fundraising event consisted of 96 teams walking, jogging and running for 24 hours to raise money for various organizations in the KMC.

Airman 1st Class Adam Harkins, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, carries a flag during the 2015 Viking Challenge July 17 at Pulaski Park.


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Veteran of postwar occupation returns to Kaiserslautern Story and photos by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs A veteran of the postWorld War II occupation returned to his former offices on Panzer Kaserne and Rhine Ordnance Barracks, as well as the scene of his marriage and much of his youth. Retired Maj. James Beckworth revisited the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquarters, surrounding facilities and Kaiserslautern July 15 during

a remarkable journey through time. Born in Baxley, Ga., Dec. 20, 1928, Beckworth spent his teen years in a world at war. It was in this postwar environment in 1947 that Beckworth graduated high school. Coming from a patriotic family, he volunteered for the U.S. Army right out of school. “At that time, I never could imagine that during my career, I would participate in actual world-changing events and that I would see Gen. Douglas MacArthur not once, but twice in my life,” Beckworth said.

As an 18 year old, he had no idea that from his humble beginnings he would eventually travel the world, from the United States to Germany, and to the far East and back. Beckworth attended basic training in Fort Jackson, S.C., then went directly to Korea. He was assigned to the 52nd Signal Battalion and worked in personnel. Pvt. Beckworth was still there on Aug. 15, 1948, during the division of Korea. “That was the first time that I saw the great General See veteran, Page 15

Retired Maj. James M. Beckworth, a 25-year veteran who served with the 3rd Infantry Division among other organizations, visits with Sgt. Cory Divens of the 3rd Infantry Division at Rhine Ordnance Barracks July 15.

21st TSC educates Europe on new NCOER Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Leaders are gathering in classrooms and training sites all across Europe for one simple reason: change is coming. Trained instructors make their rotations among U.S. Army Europe units to bring valuable news about an updated system: the new Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report. NCOs from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command traveled throughout the U.S. European Command’s footprint to conduct training on changes and the new requirements associated with the new NCOER. The 21st TSC headquarters has three NCOs currently conducting “train the trainer”-style instruction on the new evaluation system. Their class, which takes four hours to complete, addresses complications inherent with the old NCOER and how the new system corrects these issues. The most recent 21st TSC-hosted class took place July 15 at Kapaun Air Station with instructing leaders from the 19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, 18th Military Police Brigade, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, 16th Sustainment Brigade and other Kaiserslautern-based units. “The new evaluation system brings a significant element of change with it,” said Sgt. 1st Class Patrick B. Marrill, 21st TSC NCOER trainer. “It is important for all leaders to understand the system, know how to use it and implement it on Jan. 1, 2016 according to the guidance handed down from the

Sgt. 1st Class Patrick B. Marrill, a 21st Theater Sustainment Command Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report trainer, instructs leaders from units throughout the U.S. Army Garrison on the new Army NCOER July 15 on Kapaun Air Station.

Army chief of staff. All leaders need to be well versed in the new system, not for themselves, but for their Soldiers.” The current NCOER DA Form 21668 has been in use since 1987 and has been the subject of some scrutiny. The greatest issue presented by the 28-yearold evaluation tool is the ability for leaders to inflate ratings for their subordinate personnel, according to Marrill. “Last year 90 percent of rated noncommissioned officers received top marks on their reports,” Marrill tells his class during training. “You all tell me if you think 90 percent of NCOs in the Army are among the best? Is that a fair assessment?” Marrill believes there are three key aspects to the evaluation system all leaders need to be aware of. The first aspect ties directly into the question he asks of each of his classes: not everyone is “among the best” on the new evaluation. When submitting the new NCOER DA Form 2166-9, senior raters can only give 24 percent of their

rated NCOs the highest rating. “Senior raters need to keep track of how many ‘mostly qualified’ ratings they give out and maintain compliance with the new system,” Marrill said. “Failure to maintain balance results in negative actions against the senior rater and a downgraded evaluation for the rated NCO.” A second key aspect to the new evaluation system is the need for raters and senior raters to develop a rating profile. A rating profile sets standards by which leaders rate their subordinates and establishes a qualitative and quantitative benchmark for each rating. This is something each leader develops internally and should be maintained for the rest of their career. “The best example I can give for this concept is demonstrated in the Army Physical Fitness Test,” Marrill said. “The Army standard for passing the APFT is a 180 — 60 points in each event. A Soldier scoring a 181 has technically exceeded the standard,

but that may not be the way a rater sees it. Maybe to that rater, a score of 180 to 240 is ‘meeting the standard,’ 241 to 270 is ‘exceeding the standard,’ and a 270 with 90 in each event is ‘far exceeding the standard.’ This standard needs to be established and communicated to rated personnel.” The final key take away is the importance of counseling. On the old evaluation system there is a block for quarterly counseling dates but no way to track if counseling had been done. Under the new system, raters are held accountable by senior raters through the Evaluation Reporting System. “The days of just throwing counseling dates into an NCOER are over,” Marrill tells his class. “Each quarterly rater counseling goes into the ERS and can be seen by the senior rater. Every rater should be counseling their NCOs — this just makes it official.” As Marrill concluded his class, the newly instructed leaders discussed what they had learned. “There are several benefits to the new NCOER, and it mirrors several aspects of the Officer Evaluation Report,” said Capt. Edwin J. Gonzalez, 19th BCD air defense officer. “As the Army is in a state of downsizing, it is important we recognize the achievements of outstanding NCOs. This evaluation system ensures those high achievers really stand out above the rest.” The leaders also commented on the class. “The instructor (Marrill) is very knowledgeable, and he maintained the attention of the entire class,” Gonzalez said. “He did a great job, and I think everyone in attendance received valuable information on the new rating system.”


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to provide modern training to aircrews.” One of the updates implemented by Case was securing funds for the development of a new mobile operations center. Designed by an American company, it was specifically for the needs and use of Polygone. “This new capability allows us to move things around wherever we want it, and we can really challenge the pilots and make it look more representative of a modern adversary’s combat environment,”

Kaiserslautern American This new capability additionally allows for the system to be implemented within the Polygone operating area and in any major exercise throughout Europe. A benefit from that is pilots no longer have to fly to Polygone for training but can train near the aircraft home station. This saves the Air Force time and resources that had previously been spent on travel. Also, the new system offers aircrews real-time feedback, a first for USAFE. “Case’s achievements have also cleared the path

It’s not very often this cross is awarded to a nonGerman. It’s a very special gesture of the German air force to present the award to a U.S. service member. — Lt. Col. Thomas Emig, German Polygone Detachment commander

Case said. “We can really push the limits of aircrew training now.” By upgrading Polygone’s systems, Case not only provided U.S. pilots with the training they need, he did the same for German and French pilots as well. He worked with the German and French commanders to make Polygone a smooth, joint operation that benefits everyone involved, and the German military awarded him for his diligence. “I recommended him for this honor because he worked restlessly and efficiently to support aircrew, giving them training that can save their lives, which makes our air forces better,” Emig said. “I was very happy the leadership of the German air force recognized his efforts.” Case also worked to upgrade Polygone’s range, making it capable of replicating the modern integrated air defense systems of potential adversaries.

for stationing even the most modern U.S. fighter planes in Europe, as they can only train here if Polygone is up to date,” said Maj. Gen. Helmut Schuetz, German Force Operational Forces Command vice commander, who presented Case the award. “He has had a direct influence on the Bundeswehr’s combat readiness and contributed to a safer Europe. He is an outstanding representative of his country.” Case recalled the day he was presented the award and how he was completely unaware that it was for him. He was asked to join everyone outside, and when he fell in formation with the others, Schuetz pointed to him and said he was standing in the wrong spot. “I realized that this whole thing was to get me out there to present the award to me,” Case said. “Even my wife was in on it, and they kept it a secret from me.”

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Buying, selling used cars in Germany by Joerg Moddelmog Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center If you’re thinking about buying a used car downtown, or you are about to sell your car to a fellow service member, then it may be interesting to know that in both cases the sale or purchase is subject to German law. Therefore, it is good to know what host nation laws say on the subject of warranties and defects. Even though verbal contracts are valid and fully enforceable in Germany, only a written agreement enables you to adequately prove the terms of the agreement and clarify each other’s obligations under it. All terms should be reduced to writing and signed by the parties because written contracts are presumed to be correct, complete and without binding oral or side agreements. The buyer should have the car thoroughly checked out and tested before the sale is

concluded. The car should be inspected by a trustworthy, independent third party such as a car garage. Passing inspection is hardly enough proof that the car will remain a reliable one since it does not say anything about the real condition of the car. It just shows the car is doing fine at that moment. A clause like “inspection guaranteed” means only the seller has the duty and the right to place the car into such a condition so that it passes inspection. Normal wear and tear usually does not constitute a legally relevant defect even if it impairs the functioning of a used car, unless the buyer demanded a clear, concrete and binding representation from the seller to the contrary. Therefore, the buyer should ask the seller for specific assurances, express warranties or guarantees if a certain condition is important to him or her. It should be put down in writing.

In Germany, the average total life span of a car is 10 years. After eight years, rust is a significant danger for almost every car in Germany and is therefore considered to be normal wear and tear. When buying a new car from a dealership, the warranty period is two years. It is reduced to one year if you buy a used car from a dealer. Only when buying from a private person can the warranty be excluded completely

by terms like “as is,” “with all faults” or “Gekauft wie gesehen,” bought as inspected. It is also important to verify the seller’s name on the bill of sale and to keep a copy of the power of attorney if the seller is selling on behalf of another person. Do not hesitate to ask to see the seller’s identification. Also keep the seller’s local address and phone number on file in case you need to

contact him or her later if a problem arises. If you encounter problems when selling or buying a car, contact either the German attorney-adviser Matthias Voelker at the Ramstein Law Center at 480-2552 or 0637147-2552, or German legal assistance attorneys Joerg C. Moddelmog and Holger Blug at the Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center on Kleber Kaserne at 483-8848 or 0631-411-8848.

STB holds change of responsibility ceremony

Photos by Ronnie Schelby

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command Color Guard and members of the Special Troops Battalion participate in a change of responsibility ceremony July 14 on Panzer Kaserne.

Lt. Col. Caprissa Brown-Slade, commander of the Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, passes the guidon to Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Williams during a change of responsibility ceremony July 14 on Panzer Kaserne. Williams is replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Mainor as the command sergeant major of the STB.


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Annweiler holds medieval fest today to Sunday by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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nnweiler, located below Trifels Castle, will honor Richard the Lionheart of Brittany with a Richard-Loewenherz-Fest, Richard Lionheart fest, today through Sunday. The English king, Richard the Lionheart, was a prisoner at Trifels Castle in Annweiler from 1193 to 1194. German Emperor Heinrich VI captured him on his way back from the Holy Land. Richard had to stay in prison until the English paid an incredibly high ransom. Trifels Castle still houses imitations of the former imperial insignia, crown, orb and scepter today. The medieval fest will feature a medieval market, a Viking and knight’s camp, vendors, jugglers, children’s activities and musical presentations in the historical part of Annweiler. Market activities with more than 80 stands in the streets will take place from 7 p.m. to midnight today. Vendors will sell clothes, glass and leather items, pottery, jewelry, swords, soap and spices. Craftsmen such as a turner, potter, goldsmith, stonecutter, glassblower, broommaker, weaver and tailor will demonstrate former skills. CaP, from Page 6

three key missions: emergency services including search and rescue and disaster relief operations, aerospace education for youth and the general public and cadet programs for

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Jugglers, magicians and musicians perform during the annual Richard Lionheart fest today to Sunday in Annweiler.

There will be medieval food and drink specialties including salmon, game, roasted meat specialties, wild potatoes with herb sauce, oriental specialties, pancakes, apple juice, berry wine, mead, beer and liquors. Historical groups will perform dancing, singing, a fire show and music using medieval instruments, and jugglers and magicians will demonstrate their special skills and present a fire show.

Children can watch puppet theater performances, take a ride on a medieval merry-goround, take part in crafting and face-painting or try out archery. A falconry will also be there to show off birds of prey and owls. Festivities will continue from 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Daily tickets cost €6. Children under 12 are admitted free and all visitors who come in medieval costumes

pay reduced prices. Tonight, admission is free. The castle’s opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April through September, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. October through March. The castle is closed in December. Admission fee is €3 for adults and €2 for children. Annweiler is located on federal street B10 between Pirmasens and Landau. For more information about the medieval festival and getting there, visit www.richardloewenherz-fest.com.

Fire-eaters present their skills during the Richard Lionheart fest today through Sunday.

teenage youth. The first few days of the camp tested the children’s patience and character, and according to Todd Parsons, CAP commandant of cadets, it was interesting working with them under those conditions.

“The motivations they have once they go through the first formations, drill practices or even the physical training — it seems to inhabit a life of its own,” Parsons said. While cadets were training, the senior officers began notic-

ing certain trainees becoming more active leaders amongst their peers and trying to help other cadets adjust. “The biggest aspect of this program is that it is cadetled,” Parsons said. “They’re the ones who help plan events

and execute them. They figure out how to control the environment and impact others along the way.” The training camp was designed to develop cadets into disciplined, mature young adults.


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Douglas MacArthur,” Beckworth said. “MacArthur and the U.S. Ambassador were there when Syngman Rhee became the first president of South Korea.” Beckworth transferred to Yokohama, Japan, in August 1948 to work with the 8th Army Signal Command. “It was a peaceful time — the Japanese were very friendly,” he said. While in Japan, Beckworth said he was “privileged” to be present for the Independence Day Parade held July 4, 1949 at Independence Palace Plaza in Tokyo. Some 40,000 troops, he said, participated including personnel from the 1st Cavalry Division, the 11th Airborne Division and his unit, the 8th Army Special Troops. “I’ll never forget that day,” Beckworth said. “I once again saw Gen. MacArthur — this time he had his pipe, his limo and his own honor guard. I had a direct line of sight to the general as he viewed the troops. I was within 50 yards of him when he was on the reviewing stand. It was such a thrill to be so close to him.” In April of 1950, just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War, Beckworth returned to San Francisco, re-enlisted and went to Fort. Bragg, N.C. That July, he requested reassignment to Germany and in November was assigned to ROB, then known as Rhine Ordnance Depot. Beckworth worked at ROD through the winter of 1951. Driving through ROB some 64 years later, Beckworth commented that it looked quite different than he remembered. “When I was here in the 1950s, there were two fenc-

Kaiserslautern American es surrounding the entire perimeter of the depot, and in between the fences there were Army guard dogs for additional security,” Beckworth said. “Also, all of the buildings were prefabricated — not permanent. In fact, there weren’t enough barracks to house us back then so we lived in tents.” In January 1951, the Army tasked Beckworth’s unit with establishing Panzer Kaserne. “At that time in history, everything west of the Rhine was still occupied by the French,” he said. “All of the kasernes in this area had also recently been under French control. This was the beginning of what would be known as ‘Rhine Military Post.’” On Panzer, Beckworth continued his career in military personnel. His office was located in Bldg. 3001. The first two floors of Bldg. 3002 housed the Women’s Army Corps Detachment, the WACS. Beckworth had a number of WACS working for him in personnel. Beckworth stayed in Germany until April 1953. On Dec. 31, 1952, he married his wife, Erna, a German citizen and resident from Landau, Germany, at the Lutheran Church in Kaiserslautern. In April 1953, Beckworth and his bride transferred to 3rd Infantry Division headquarters in Atlanta. He worked as an information and education adviser with the 3rd ID troops who were returning from the Korean War. He then was assigned to artillery in Fort Sill, Okla., for a year and a half. Beckworth then changed course and went to Officer Candidate School in Fort Benning, Ga. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in December 1955. Beckworth helped train

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Retired Maj. James M. Beckworth, a 25-year veteran who served with the 3rd Infantry Division among other organizations, discusses his military career with Col. Todd Bertulis, commander of the 409th Army Field Support Brigade 21st Theater Sustainment Command (right), and Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Richards, 409th AFSB command sergeant major, at the Clock Tower Cafe on Kleber Kaserne July 15.

troops until February 1958, then deployed with the 3rd ID back to Germany. They were replacing the 10th Infantry Division in areas around Würzburg and Bamberg. “Incidentally, the 1st infantry occupied the road from Nürnberg to Grafenwoehr,” Beckworth said. “They painted spades on the rocks alongside of the road to let everyone know they were there. You can still see some of the spades on that road today.” In 1959, the Air Force requested the help of the 3rd ID to train pilots in escape and evasion techniques. “We set up a dungeon on base and ‘captured’ the pilots,” Beckworth said. “If they were a little ornery, we would put them in the dungeon and take their clothes away for the night. They weren’t so ornery when the morning came.” Beckworth and the 3rd ID stayed in Germany until the Berlin Wall went up in September 1961. “When the wall went up,

the 7th Army had to go to their war positions in case the East Germans, the Russians and the other Warsaw Pact countries decided to make a move to the west,” he said. “All of our families were prepared to evacuate to France in case the U.S. had to go to war. We remained ‘on the ready’ for two weeks. “Also during this time the autobahn leading into East Germany was closed,” Beckworth continued. “The U.S. Army sent a battle group to break up the roadblock.” In 1963, Beckworth attended Intelligence School in Fort Hollisberg, Md. He then attended the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif., to learn Vietnamese. He also worked stateside during the war. From March 1964 through September 1965 he was stationed in St. Louis, Mo., as the logistics commander for Army Aviation Command. He was the chief of the “Red Ball Express.”

“We had a hotline from Saigon to St. Louis to send airplane and helicopter parts to Vietnam,” he said. “We had that line available 24/7, and we were able to get any part on a ‘lowboy’ to Travis Air Force Base within 24 hours.” In 1965, Beckworth again attended DLIFLC, this time learning the Thai language. He then went to Washington and worked for the Military Materiel Advisory Program, then returned to Vietnam for his third and last tour, during which he served as a Vietnamese/Thai liaison officer. Beckworth retired in 1972 after 25 years of serving his country. During his quartercentury of service, he earned two Bronze Stars, two Army Commendation Medals and a Joint Service Commendation Medal. “I am proud and honored to have served in the U.S. Army,” Beckworth said. “I certainly have a lifetime of memories to reflect upon.”


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KMC Assembly of God Church

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

July 24, 2015

Gartenschau sponsors summer night fest

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

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

community church Keeping it real, relational and relevant

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

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The audience can listen to various bands on Saturday during the summer night fest at the Gartenschau Kaiserslautern.

Air Force and Army Chapel Schedule 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. 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 Bldg. 2403(480-5753) Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. Ramadan Services at Sunset: June 26 & 27, July 3, 4, 10, 11 & 17 For religious education and daily prayers, check the prayer schedule 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 Episcopal (St. Albans) 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel Korean Service 1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel Unitarian Universalist Service, 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Sundays (Sept.-May), Kapaun Chapel Wiccan 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Kapaun Annex Confessional Lutheran (WELS) 4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Gartenschau Kaiserslautern will celebrate its annual summer night fest Saturday. Starting at 6 p.m., the whole park will turn into fest grounds presenting musicians, a light show with fire and food specialties. Bands will perform on stages near the entrance, on Kaiserberg hill and in Neumühlepark. Children will have entertainment as well, including the adventure playgrounds

and the dinosaurs. The duet Adams Apfel from Pirmasens with singer Evelyn Hollerith and guitar player Marko Burkhart will present unique songs starting at 6:30 p.m. on the open-air stage in Neumühlepark. At 8 p.m., the band Groovin Affairs will follow with their entertaining show performing funk, soul, rock and pop music. The regionally renowned duet Nimm Zwei with pianist Peter Klein and singer Timo Holstein will present popular songs from the past 40 years. The duet will begin performing classic

piano, pop and swing songs at 10:45 p.m. on Kaiserberg hill. The Metamorphosis of Lights, a light show, will also begin at 10:45 p.m. on the open-air stage. The spectacular show will demonstrate the change of light from fire to the first psychedelic light effects and on to the current instruments of light designs. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €5 for youth. Children 6 to 16 years old pay €3. The family ticket for two adults and their children is €17. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

The band Grovin Affairs presents funk, soul, rock and pop during the summer night fest at 8 p.m. Saturday on the open-air stage at the Gartenschau Kaiserslautern.


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Study forecasts future vision issues in children tive error measure done by the optometrist that can reveal whether or not the child has little to no farsightedness. The results are applicable across all ethnicities — the study’s racial composition included Caucasian, Hispanic, African-American, Native American and AsianAmerican children. “The prevalence of nearsightedness differs among ethnicities, but the mechanism is the same,� said Dr. Karla Zadnik, O.D., Ph.D., professor and dean of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. “If you become nearsighted, it’s because your eyeball has grown too Courtesy of Zsido/Shutterstock.com

by Pfc. Janae Camacho Baumholder Army Health Clinic

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new study shows that frequent reading, playing electronic devices or sitting too close to the TV may not bring on nearsightedness after all. Having one eye exam before first grade could help predict whether your child will need glasses by the eighth grade. Parents may wonder whether or not their preschooler has a vision problem or when they should schedule their child’s first eye exam. Eye exams for children are extremely important — 5 to 10 percent of preschoolers and 25 per-

cent of school-aged children have vision problems. Early identification of a child’s vision problem can be crucial to effective and more responsive treatment. According to the American Optometric Association, infants should have their first comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age with additional eye exams at age 3 as well as before the first grade around ages 5 or 6. This information is confirmed in the results from a 20-year study conducted by the National Eye Institute, that measuring children’s refractive error as early as age 6 could help predict those who will become nearsighted

by the eighth grade. The results pointed out that parents should be screening their children in order to evaluate whether they have more or less farsightedness. Children who will grow up with normal vision are actually slightly farsighted once they have reached the first grade. Therefore, the potential for future nearsightedness can be detected at this young age through a refrac-

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long. This prediction model works.� Researchers hope these results will eventually lead to mandated eye exams before children enter school, giving parents the opportunity to better plan for their child’s future vision needs. Parents should not wait until the beginning of the school year to have their child’s visual health checked or to schedule an appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment with the Baumholder Health Clinic optometrist, Capt. Diana Pust, call the central appointment line at 485-8080 or 06783-6-8080.

Heritage Baptist Church Don Drake, Pastor

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Kaiserslautern Evangelical

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

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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: • Summer break continues through Sept. 1. A theater fest starts the new play season on Sept. 12. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Summer break goes through Sept. 4. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond at the corner of Entersweilerand Donnersberger Strasse): • Outdoor concert with Kirchenmusikverein Osthofen, a 45-member brass orchestra performing traditional brass music, rock, pop, swing and musical melodies, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2. Admission is free. Snacks and beverages are available in bistro. Children’s adventure playground is next to music pavilion. Stiftskirche, Stiftsplatz, Kaiserslautern: • Toccata, 5th Organ Night featuring classical music, rock and pop, 7:30 p.m. today. Admission is free. Wines and flammkuchen are served in

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Burg jazz festival ULIsses is one of the bands performing during the annual Burg Jazz music festival starting at 7 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at Nanstein Castle in Landstuhl. Various jazz ensembles perform on both days. For program details and ticket information, visit www.unnerhaus-kulturclub.de/burgjazz.

yard starting 6:30 p.m. • The Schubertchor presents a “Little Market Music,” noon Saturday. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.kirchen-in-kl.de. Ramstein-Miesenbach, stage in front of Haus des Bürgers: • French Night with La Fine Equipe and Marcel Adam, 8 p.m. July 31. • Jamaican Night with Superjam, 8 p.m. Aug. 7. • Mexican Night with Los Mexicanos, 8 p.m. Aug. 14. • American Night with Touch ‘n’ Go, a USAFE Band ensemble, 8 p.m. Aug. 21. • Italian Night with Luigi Botta and Friends, 8 p.m. Aug. 28. • Cuban Night with Cuban Affairs, 8 p.m. Sept. 4. Admission to all performances is free. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Bildhaus Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, 67701 Schallodenbach: • The Rosevalley Sisters perform harmony songs in the style of the 1930s and 1940s, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1. For details, visit bildhaus.info. Rockenhausen, Schlosspark: • Musical summer features Last Night of the Proms Rockenhausen — Classic meets pop with Symphonic Brass Orchestra Hunsrück, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €13 to €22. For more information, visit www.rockenhausen.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Glass Menagerie,” a memory play by Tennessee Williams, Sept. 5 to Oct. 24. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Special events: Saturday: Summer night with different bands and light show, 6 to 11 p.m. throughout the park. Sunday: Catholic worship service with children’s choir

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Zweibrücken celebrates Zweibrücken sponsors its annual city fest with music bands performing on nine stages, a carnival, children’s activities and food and beverage stands today through Sunday. Bands performing today include When We Collide, Metakilla, Dynamite, Brass Machine and Scotch 4. Saturday, musical performances begin at 4 p.m. with Mississippi Tree. Bands following until midnight include Spirit of Soul, Ozzburn, Purple Haze, Revengers, The Bombshells and other bands. Sunday, open singing is offered at 10 a.m. on Alexanderplatz, followed by a worship service. Bands playing include Truck Stop, Beat Brothers, Oku & The Reggarockers, Resound and Da Vinci. An Irish Folk Festival takes place at Heilig-KreuzKirche today through Sunday. For the fest program listing, including all activities and bands, visit www.zweibruecken.de.

from Otterbach church, 11 a.m. in willow church. Children’s tent offers games and crafting, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday to Sept. 6. New flower show, “Four Seasons,” opens 3 p.m. in flower hall, with music, coffee and cake, through Sept. 6. Lego display, through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de. • Kaiserslautern-Siegelbach, Zoo, children’s fest, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Event features circus workshop, juggling, games, skills testing, bobby car races, guided tours, performances with birds of prey 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Admission for children is free. • Mittelbrunn, schnaps burner fest, Saturday and Sunday. Tapping of first keg of beer, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Live music and disc jockey at 9 p.m. Traditional Frühschoppen concert 11 a.m. Sunday; Volkschor Vogelbach sings at 3 p.m., Akkordeon-Club Ramstein performs 4 to 6 p.m.; children’s activities throughout the day. • Miesau outdoor pool (Zum Hasensprung), outdoor game event, Sunday. • Lohnsfeld, village carnival, today to Tuesday. • Dörrmoschel (Am Bürgerhaus), street fest, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

• Dackenheim (south of Grünstadt), love fountain fest, today to Sunday. • Hettenleidelheim (near Wattenheim, A6), fisher fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Neuleiningen, castle wine fest, today to Monday. • Zellertal-Zell (B47, near Einselthum), park and wine fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Grünstadt, Luitpoldplatz, wine fest, today to Monday. • Heltersberg, Festhalle and playground, game and summer fest, Sunday. • Landau, State Garden Fair, to Oct. 18. For more information, visit www.lgs-landau.de.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Messeplatz, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, festgrounds near BMW dealer, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Frankenthal, festgrounds in center, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


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US, Bulgarian forces train, build interoperability Photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski

Nikolay Nankov Nenchev, Republic of Bulgaria minister of defense, shakes the hand of Capt. Derek Patrick, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot and exercise mission commander, at Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria, July 16. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows us to build new and deeper partnerships across the continent.

Bulgarian air force bandsmen play the Bulgarian national anthem for the arrival of Nikolay Nankov Nenchev, Republic of Bulgaria minister of defense, July 16 at Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria. During his visit to Krumuvo, Nenchev met with U.S. and Bulgarian leaders to speak about their partnership in the ongoing NATO exercise. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with its partners on countering a range of regional and global threats.

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An 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules flies over Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 13. The 37th Airlift Squadron is participating in bilateral training with the Bulgarian air force during their deployment to Plovdiv.

A Bulgarian airman holds the Bulgarian national flag during a salute to Nikolay Nankov Nenchev, Republic of Bulgaria minister of defense, July 16 at Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria. The U.S. is committed to supporting Bulgaria’s continued integration into NATO as an important member of the alliance.

Bulgarian air force paratroopers stand in line after an airdrop at Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria. U.S. and Bulgarian forces performed daily airdrops during a two-week bilateral training exercise over Plovdiv, Bulgaria. More than 100 service members from Ramstein deployed to Plovdiv for the bilateral NATO exercise to enhance joint readiness while building interoperability capabilities.

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ump from an 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules during a Halo jump over Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 14. During this three-hourlong formation flight that consisted of two U.S. Air Force C-130Js and one Bulgarian troopers exited the aircraft and landed near Plovdiv Airport.

ratroopers parachute over Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria, July monstration that showcased not only personnel drops but ion procedures.

U.S. Air Force jumpmasters exit a C-130J Super Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron during a static-line jump over Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 14. Approximately 10 jumpmasters from Ramstein and more than 50 Bulgarian air force paratroopers jumped during the formation flight. This flight was one of many that showcased the U.S. and Bulgarian partnership during their two-week deployment to Plovdiv.

Airmen assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron unload cargo from a truck before loading it onto a C-130J Super Hercules in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 15. During the bilateral exercise, Airmen from the 37th AS are scheduled to drop more than 25 container delivery systems over Plovdiv.


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Mark Your Calendar

July

Events

» The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club July ice cream social will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Donnelly Park Pavillion. Come out, socialize and enjoy some ice cream. For details and reservations, visit www.ramsteinosc.org. » The End-of-Summer Reading Program party will take place from 10 a.m. to noon today at Landstuhl Library. Event inlcudes a bouncy castle, face-painting, crafts and refreshments. Open to all ages. For more information, call Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. » The Great American Campout is a free event open to all military families. Bring your tents and sleeping bags and camp under the stars at Pulaski Park. Tent setup begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Bring your own food and roast it on the outdoor grill. S’mores will be provided. Camping equipment is available to rent from Pulaski Outdoor Recreation. The deadline to register is Aug. 12. To register, call Outdoor Recreation at Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, at 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117. » The Rheinland-Pfalz National Day Out Against Crime takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at Pulaski Park. Learn about the importance of fighting crime and what you can do to support your local law enforcement team. This event features working dog demos, child ID kits, a vehicle tactical display, crime prevention programs and activity tables, free food (while supplies last) and more. Meet real-life crime fighters, sit in a fire truck or police car and take photos with Sparky the Fire Dog and Daren the Lion. For details, call 493-4215 or 0631-3406-4215.

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 http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage presents Junie B. Jones: Show dates: 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29, Sept. 11 and 12; and 3 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 13. 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. » Comedy show: Saturday. Features celebrity guest host Reginald “Bruh Man” Ballard and comedians Cerrome Russell, Jokestar Niem Lyon and Julius Carter. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show begins at 9 p.m. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the KMC or online via WebTrac. » Volunteer of the Quarter luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. This luncheon recognizes quarterly volunteer winners. Categories include adult, military, youth and teen and small group. Cost: $13. For details, call Army Community Services at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Beer Fest: 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 14 and 1 to 9 p.m. Aug.15. Taste beers from around the world, try traditional German and Bavarian food and bring home a commemorative beer mug. Exclusive beers will be available for purchase. Cost: $19.95 per person, per day; $34.95 per person for two days. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. To purchase a ticket in advance, visit the Pulaski shoppette, Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the com-

munity or purchase online via WebTrac. » Cash Quiz: 6 p.m. every Wednesday in July. One winner each week receives $50 and a pass to the Cash Quiz finale on Wednesday where one lucky winner will take home $100. » Karaoke Superstar 2: Competition rounds begin at 9 p.m. every Friday during the month of July for a chance to win money. Each week two winners receive $50 and move forward to the finale July 31 for a chance to win $300 and a trophy. » 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. » 10-Carat Bingo: Aug. 16. Doors open at 1 p.m.; early bird game begins at 2 p.m.; game begins at 3 p.m. There will be a total of 10 guaranteed $1,000 games. Cost: $100 per pack. Free finger food will be available to all players. No spectators allowed. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » K-town Coverall Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday play progressive bingo to win up to $7,500. New players get a free card with the purchase of a bingo pack or bring a new player and both players receive a free card with the purchase of any bingo pack. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs and take part in fun sports trivia.

Jobs

» A USA Jobs workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to noon today. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from a trained Employment Readiness expert. RSVP required. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Child and Youth Services is hiring those interested in working with children and youth. Apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions online at www.usajobs.gov. Look for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target Level) CY-01/02. Positions are available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and youth program assistants work directly with children and youth. Must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

Support Groups

» Spectrum Families Support Group meets from 5 to 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month. This Exceptional Family Member Program support group is for anyone who is, has, loves

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or works with a person with a spectrum disorder (autism, a pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified or Aspergers). Support group meets at Vogelweh Library, Bldg. 2059. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Come to this interactive class and bring a partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy and hot and cold therapies. Class meets at Vogelweh Fitness Center in the spin room. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Meetings

» An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting is from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of every month on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Are you interested in providing a valuable resource for our community? Join Army Community Services for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Classes and Training

» Stress-less workshop is from 1 to 4:30 p.m. the second Friday of every month. This workshop explores what stress and anger are, helps you learn how to identify them and teaches effective management techniques for both. Registration required. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For details or to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » German language courses are offered in two levels: beginner and intermediate. Participants will gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language. All course materials are provided to students free of charge. Classes run in 10-week semesters. Advanced registration is required. For details, call 4934203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» Army Community Service’s 50th Birthday Celebration takes place today. Community members are invited to join ACS for free cake and coffee, while supplies last, at the Baumholder Java Cafe from 8 a.m. to noon, and at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Java Cafe from 1 to 5 p.m. A photo gallery of ACS photos highlighting years of service from staff members and volunteers will be displayed at both locations. Enjoy the grand opening and a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Baumholder ACS Community Information Center located in the same building as the Java Cafe. For details, contact ACS Baumholder Java Cafe on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8661, at 485-6439 or 067836-6439; or ROB Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 273, at 493-4203 or 485-8188; or 0631-3406-4203 or 06783-6-8188. » Tavern on the Rock’s one-year celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in honor of its one-year anniversary. The celebration will consist of games, water slides and will have food and beverages available for purchase. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, call Tavern on the Rock on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085, at 485-6941 or 06783-6-6941. » Back to School Storytime takes place at 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at Baumholder Library for children ages 5 to 10 and their parents. Attend storytime followed by a craft where children can create their own German schultuete, a cone filled with little gifts, school supplies or sweet treats given to children on their first day of school. No sign-up required. For details, call Baumholder Library on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » USA Jobs: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Spouse Employment: 1 to 2 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Capstone: 8 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Career Technical Training Track: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., A&FRC » Understanding TSP: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » Career Technical Training Track: 8 to 10 a.m., A&FRC JULY 31 » Parenting Skill-Effective Discipline: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

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

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 0637147-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. THURSDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. JULY 31 » 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. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of the month (except for July), Bldg. 2117 (Health Promotion). The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, how to calm a crying baby, role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register, call the New Parent Support Program at

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479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Bldg. 2117. During this interactive training, partners will learn how to confidently grow closer through the unique challenges of military life. Participants will practice couples communication skills. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, call 479-2370. » COUPLES COMMUNICATION (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31 in Bldg. 2121, third floor (across from the Ramstein Bowling Center). Falling in love is easy ... staying in love is an art. This interactive workshop provides a journey to see yourself, your partner and your relationship in a whole new light. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » STRESS MANAGEMENT: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11 in Bldg. 2117. Setting limits, communicating one’s own needs and relaxing is not easy for everyone. This interactive workshop includes tips for changing the way stress is currently managed. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, call 479-2370. » KIDS FIRST — PRINCIPLES OF POSITIVE CO-PARENTING: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 12, Bldg. 2121, third floor. Being a divorced or separated parent presents unique challenges. This training focuses on practical strategies for managing stress through a divorce or separation, helping your children with coping and how to keep your kids first. Feel free to bring your lunch. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » 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.

Medical Group

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

ASACS

Contact your school ASACS counselor for details. » ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING SERVICE is a comprehensive program providing preven-

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tion 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.

Military Family Life Consultants

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

SARC

For Emergency Victim Care during duty hours and after duty hours, call 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272. For administration questions on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program, call 480-5597 or 06371-47-5597.

ADAPT

» ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION & TREATMENT sponsors an Alcohol-related incident Support Group that will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 4 in Bldg. 548, at Heritage Hall on the first floor. This support group is designed to bring together those individuals who have been negatively affected by an ARI, professionally or privately. Participants can confide in other individuals without judgment. While most can sympathize, the support group can empathize and truly understand all the effects an ARI may have, emotionally, physically or financially. The ARI Support Group may also be able to provide advice and guidance on how to move forward and get back on a positive track. For details, email Hannah. rachow1@us.af.mil.

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Education Notes

Summer soccer camps

SKIESUnlimited is offering one-week soccer camps led by professional soccer coaches through Aug. 21. The camps will be divided by age and skill level. Specific times and locations vary between Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl Post. Participants should pack lunch, water and snacks each day. Open to ages 3 to 17. Register online through WebTrac or contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122; or contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. SKIESUnlimited offers Kindermusik classes for youth separated in three different age categories: Cuddle & Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle & Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and Laugh & Learn, ages 3 to 5. For more information or to register, call Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or call Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Driver’s ed for students

Landstuhl Youth Center

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

Kindermusik

SKIESUnlimited Kindermusik is a musical

The brand new Landstuhl Youth Center is now open. This facility features a full-size indoor basketball court and gym, a technology lab, an art studio, high-speed WiFi, a full kitchen for culinary arts classes and more. The Landstuhl Youth Center is located on Landstuhl, Bldg. 93812. For more information or to register your child in the Youth Center program, call 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658.

Youth Fall Sports coed volleyball

Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sports is offering coed volleyball this fall. Registration is open now through Aug. 28 and the season begins Sep. 1. There are 20 bantam slots available

for ages 9 to 11, and 20 junior slots available for ages 12 to 15. Registration fee: $40. Youth must be registered with CYS Services to participate. For more information or to register, call 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 on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Cheer and tumbling classes

SKIESUnlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18. Classes help to improve strength, flexibility, jumps and tumbling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. For class offerings, times, prices and for more information, contact Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Landstuhl, Wilson Barracks, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Music instructors needed

SKIESUnlimited is seeking music instructors for violin, guitar and piano. If you are interested and would like more information, contact Shay Berchtold at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412; or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.


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Dwell time, PT exemptions for new AF mothers increase by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs WASHINGTON — The six-month deferment for female Airmen to accomplish their fitness assessments following childbirth will be increased to 12 months to align with recent changes to the deployment deferments, Air Force officials announced July 14. The deployment deferment policy, as part of the Air Force’s 2015 Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, increases the deferment from deployment, short tour or dependent-restricted assignment, and temporary duty to one year unless waived by the service member.

“The goal is to alleviate the strain on some of our talented Airmen who choose to leave the Air Force as they struggle to balance deployments and family issues, and this is especially true soon after childbirth,” said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. The one-year deferment applies to female Airmen who gave birth on or after the effective date of March 6 to provide predictability with minimal disruption to Airmen and the deployment process. As dwell times for deployment, permanent change of station and TDY increase, so too will the exemption from the current fitness assessment for female Airmen following

Hours of operation change

Effective immediately, new hours for Landstuhl Fitness Center are as follows: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all training and federal holidays. For more information, contact Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720, at 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

Youth sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For details or to get involved, call 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

Functional fitness

Functional Fitness classes are now available at Kleber Fitness Center. Get in shape with constantly varied functional movements at high intensity. Class days and times: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m. and 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: $4 per class. Early morning classes are free to active-duty military in PT uniform. For details, contact Kleber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235, at 483-7610 or 0631-411-7610.

‘Take a Hike’

“Take a Hike,” the KMC’s guide to volksmarching, is now available to view online. To read about upcoming volksmarching events in the area, visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com.

KMC Youth Sports recruits coaches

KMC Youth Sports is currently recruiting volunteer coaches for the upcoming fall season. Sports offered are soccer, flag football and cheerleading at Ramstein and Vogelweh Youth Sports. The ages range from 5 to 15 and the season runs from Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. For more information, call Ramstein Youth Sports Office at 480-5660; Vogelweh Youth Sports at 489-7806; or email william.goodner@us.af.mil.

pregnancies lasting 20 weeks or more due to events such as delivery and miscarriage. The service does not anticipate significant mission or readiness impacts associated with extending this action. “Like many other programs announced earlier this year, such as the Career Intermission Program, we recognize the potential retention benefits associated with providing our female Airmen options that allow them to serve and support their family without having to choose one over the other,” James said. Air Force Guidance Memorandums will be available detailing the changes to both policies in the coming weeks.

New fitness center hours

The Ramstein Northside Fitness Center is available for use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all registered common-access cardholders, dependents and retirees. To get an ID or CAC registered, visit the NSFC during the duty day and the staff will assist with registration.

Summer swim lessons

The Ramstein Aquatic Center’s summer schedule is now in effect, and session hours have been extended through Aug. 7. Lessons run for two weeks and are available to all ages and levels. For more information, call 478-7665 or 06371-405-7665.

Women’s soccer team needs players

The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice time is 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht (across from the Esso station) in Ramstein village. Come stop by and join the team or email sandri82@gmx.net for more information.

Youth Instructional openings

Register today for summer youth instructional openings including: Karate Tech, So-YouThink-You-Can-Dance camps, Broadway Bound camps, summer gymnastics, summer dance classes and Okinawan Karate. For more information, call the Youth Center office at 480-6444 or 06371-47-6444.

Recreational soccer Sundays

Play soccer from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Miesau Army Depot soccer field or Pulaski Barracks soccer field. Open to U.S. ID cardholders, Department of Defense Civilians and retirees ages 16 and up. For details, contact Robert Michels at 486-8939 or 06371-86-8939; or email robert.j.michels2.civ@mail.mil.

The Air Force continues to research opportunities, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, to extend the maternity and convalescent leave period similar to the recent changes announced by the Secretary of the Navy. Airmen currently receive six weeks, 42 days, of maternity leave in line with the DOD policy. By direction of the president, federal agencies can advance up to six weeks of paid sick leave to federal employees with a new child. “We want to make sure we develop an equitable policy that supports all of our Airmen and also maintains the ability to execute our mission,” James said.

Golf Scramble

American Legion Kaiserslautern Post Golf Scramble will take place Saturday at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Spaces are still available for groups of four and individuals. There will be prizes for all participants. This event is open to everyone including non-ID cardholders. Proceeds go to American Legion-supported veteran and youth activities and causes, scholarships, Boys and Girls State and more. Visit the American Legion Kaiserslautern Post GR01 on Facebook for more information. To sign-up, email todd.a.mercer@gmail.com.

Fitness center improvements

Over the last two months, a new system and its associated hardware were installed to enable 24/7 access to Vogelweh Fitness Center. Another major project to ensure the safety of customers will be a four-month fire detection installation project starting Monday. Though the scope of the project is large, the facility will stay open. The VFC has partnered with the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron to design a phased approach to the project, allowing to keep half of the gym floor open. Despite the decrease in space, they will reposition equipment along the gym floor so customers will still be able to complete their workout. Portions of the project require closing the locker rooms, therefore, customers will have to find an alternate shower plan such as their home, dorm or lodging. Additionally, new resistance and cardio equipment is on order for all three fitness centers run by the 786th Force Support Squadron. The northside and southside fitness centers on Ramstein will see new equipment including resistance/pulley training equipment installed in the parent-child rooms. VFC has a project on the books that will convert a racquetball court to a parent-child room. For more information, call the Vogelweh Fitness Center manager at 489-7329.


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53rd Signal Battalion presents the

3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament BENEFITING THE USO WARRIOR CENTER

AUGUST 7, 2015

WOODLAWN GOLF COURSE RAMSTEIN AIR BASE

About the USO Warrior Center: The USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center serves outpatient service members that are being treated for wounds, illness, and injuries and are residing in the medical transient detachment. The center provides a homelike atmosphere where patients can eat, drink, call home, send emails, surf the internet, play video games, watch movies, and socialize, all for free. 100% of proceeds will go directly to the USO Warrior Center

4- PLAYER SCRAMBLE FORMAT REGISTRATION BEGINS @ 0700 SHOT GUN START @ 0800

Golf Package includes: Green Fee, Range Balls, Shared Cart, Contest and prizes, Lunch and banquet Cost of Entry: Members: $ 65.00 Non Members: $ 75.00 Deadline to enter: August 1, 2015

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For inquiries regarding this event please contact: SGT Adam Koppenhaver & Taran Koppenhaver 0176-30756086 / Stephanie Flores 0151-27514207 Cco53rdwoundedwarrior@gmail.com • http://www.uso.org/kaiserslautern This is a private organization. It is not part of the DoD or any compents & has no government status.


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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.

Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., 10 p.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Inside and Out *3D* (PG) 11:15 a.m. Max (PG) 11:30 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Insidious Chapter 3 (PG-13) 8:15 p.m. SATURDAY Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., 10 p.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Inside and Out *3D* (PG) 11:15 a.m. Max (PG) 11:30 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Insidious Chapter 3 (PG-13) 8:15 p.m. SUNDAY Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Inside Out *3D* (PG) 11 a.m. Max (PG) 11 a.m. MONDAY Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Inside Out (PG) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Max (PG) 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. TUESDAY Pixels (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Ant Man (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Inside Out (PG) 11 a.m. Max (PG) 1:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Insidious Chapter 3 (PG-13) 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Inside Out (PG) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Max (PG) 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. THURSDAY Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Inside Out (PG) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Max (PG) 1:45 p.m., 7 p.m. FRIDAY

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Pixels Intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them and attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper has to call on his childhood best friend, ’80s video game champion Sam Brenner, to lead a team of old-school arcaders to defeat the aliens and save the planet. Starring Adam Sandler, Jane Krakowski

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Inside Out Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work, led by Joy, whose mission is to make sure Riley stays happy. Fear heads up safety, Anger ensures all is fair and Disgust prevents Riley from getting poisoned — both physically and socially. Sadness isn’t exactly sure what her role is, and frankly, neither does anyone else. When Riley’s family relocates to a scary new city, the Emotions are eager to help guide her through the difficult transition. But when Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley’s mind, taking some of her memories with them, Fear, Anger and Disgust are left reluctantly in charge. Starring Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling

Across 1 Broad-brimmed hat 9 Indifferent to questions of right and wrong 15 “Rosemary’s Baby” author 16 Restore to life 17 Spanish Miss 18 Brings up 19 Break away 20 Etiquette 21 Dejected 23 Actor Brando 27 Current craze 28 Self-centered person 29 Weaken 34 Woeful words 35 Editorial submissions: Abbr. 36 Authentic 37 Father of Icarus 40 Sound system 42 Job for Holmes 43 Serving dish 44 Reconaissance vehicle 48 Quakers 49 List of typos 53 Fruitlessly 54 Hyde, to Jekyll 56 Dolce far __ 57 Strained 58 More compact 59 Northern England area Down 1 Family member 2 Metal containers? 3 Leonine locks 4 Political group 5 Church screen 6 Clear 7 Solemn ceremonies 8 ___ roll (doing well) 9 Place in order 10 Wander aimlessly 11 Just like ewe? 12 Up 13 Prevent 14 Not so much 20 Plaintive sounds 22 Squeezed

23 Fermented honey drink 24 Ottoman official 25 1960 Olympics venue 26 Schubert composition 30 Change course 31 Farmland unit 32 Old-fashioned pronoun 33 College founded by a king 35 Ruminates 38 Monkshood 39 Ring of fiction 40 Alarm 41 Castle features 44 PGA nickname 45 Rent 46 Resources 47 Whoopi, in “The Color Purple” 48 Discovery 50 Aphrodite’s consort 51 Actress Garr 52 Elderly 54 Astern 55 Catullus composition

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Have fun with the locals Holi Festival of Color Sat, July 25 Saarbrücken, Messe

The Holi festival at the Saarmesse Saarbrücken will take place on July 25. This festival was inspired by the Indian spring festival which symbolizes the victory of good over evil. People throw colored powder at each other and have a good time while dancing to music by different DJs. Ticket prices start at €19.99. For more information see www.holifestival.com.

EVENTS Sundowner with live jazz Fri, Jul 24 Mühltal, Burg Frankenstein Looking for something relaxing to do this Friday? Come to the Sundowner in Burg Frankenstein from 7:30 p.m. and enjoy the sunset with a nice glass of wine or a nice fruit cocktail. Let the sounds of jazz music relax you. Music will be by Kerstin Grünewald and Michael Ullrich. For more information go to www.frankenstein-restaurant.de Skate Sessions for kids Sat, Jul 25 Kaiserslautern, Skatepark Take part in the 12th Skate Session in Kaiserslautern on July 25 from 11 a.m. at the Skatepark Wilhelmstraße. The program, which is the start of the summer holiday program for children, will feature live bands, food, drinks and competitions with great prizes. Register at the skate shop 540 FIVEFORTYY, Richard-Wagner-Straße 2 or via shop@ fiveforty.de. 90s party Sat, Jul 25 – Sun, Jul 26 Saarbrücken, Garage Do you remember the 90s? When cellphones were sort of weird, tattoos belonged on your lower back and listening to Nirvana felt like a religious experience? Saarbrücken’s Garage invites you to relive all of those memories and so much more on July 25. Professional DJs will play all the one hit wonders you’ve forgotten about a long time ago and songs that will forever live in your heart, beats you danced to at your prom and lyrics you once screamed at the top of your lungs. Arrive

between 10 and 11 p.m. to get in for free and don’t forget your dancing shoes. For more information visit www.garage-sb.de. Sunday shopping Sun, Jul 26 Zweibrücken, outlet center During the month of August you can enjoy shopping on Sunday at the Style Outlets in Zweibrücken from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday shopping days in Germany are rare and the Style Outlets adds a twist to the standard Sunday shopping event. This place is all about clothes, shoes, accessories and lifestyle. In this shopping center, which looks more like a little city, more than 100 brands like Armani, Calvin Klein, Adidas and Swarovski are offered. Find your way to the Italian restaurant or one of the bistros to refuel before schlepping your bags some more. For more information see www.zweibrucken. thestyleoutlets.de Nauwieser Viertel Fest Fri, Jul 31 – Sun, Aug 2 Saarbrücken, Nauwieserstrasse Come to Saarbrücken in the Nauwieser district from July 31 to August 2 and enjoy the city fest with live music of all sorts. All throughout the city, you can enjoy a different program at various times and locations. This event is similar to the city fest but this colorful, alternative and has a great music selection. For more information see www.sztermine.de. August festival Fri, Jul 31 – Mon, Aug 3 Landstuhl, Landstuhl von-RichthofenStraße On July 31 at 4 p.m., Landstuhl’s annual summer festival opens its figurative doors

again. Roller coasters, bumper car rides and many other fun activities await you until August 3. There will be plenty of food and drinks available for purchase until the late hours. Monday is official family day and promises lots of entertainment for you and your children at reduced prices. Another highlight will be the fireworks display to round off the event by lighting up the night sky in front of Nanstein castle. Visit www.web.deskline.net for more info. Gipsy Kings summer nights Sat, Aug 1 Hassloch, Holiday Park Everyone knows the Gipsy Kings! You don’t? Then don’t miss the Gipsy Kings summer nights on August 1 at Holiday Park. Dance to live music with Spanish flair. The star from the band Rafael de Alcalar will make an appearance today. The park itself will have extended hours as well and at the end of the day the grand finale will be a great fireworks display. For more information visit www.plopsa.be CONCERTS Guitar concert Fri, Jul 24 Wartenberg, Mühle am Schlossberg Martin Haberer believes that there’s no genre he can’t play on his classic guitar. Beatles, Bach, Bob Dylan? You got it! Haberer has been playing for more than 35 years. He varies between classic, pop and other legendary songs you’ve never heard quite like this before. See this extraordinary artist live on July 24 in Wartenberg from 7:30 p.m. and let him win you over with his magical guitars and charming self. Admission costs €14.50, enjoy an exotic barbecue buffet for an additional

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€30 starting at 6 p.m. Children and youths under 13 get in for free. For more information visit www.kaiserslautern.de or www.shop. reservix.de to buy your ticket. Simon and Garfunkel tribute Thu, Aug 6 Kaiserslautern, Restaurant Bremerhof Passion and emotion define the atmosphere during the Central Park Band’s Simon and Garfunkel tribute show at Bremerhof in Kaiserslautern. Acoustic guitars, world famous songs and two voices harmonizing perfectly bring the classic originals back to life on August 6 from 7 p.m. Admission is free. There’s a free shuttle bus from Bremerstraße to the event, visit www.kunstgriff-event.de for more information. SPORTS Baseball Sat, Jul 25 Mannheim, Roberto-Clemente-Field Are you ready for a ball game? I am! See the Mannheim Tornados play against the Haar Disciples on the 25th of July at 1 p.m. in Mannheim. These two teams are part of the National Baseball League. Ticket price is €6. For more information about the game go to www.tornados.de. American football Sat, Jul 25 Saarbrücken, Ludwigspark Stadion See an exciting game of American football as the Saarland Hurricanes play against the Allgäu Comets. They play on July 25 in Saarbrücken’s Ludwigspark stadium. For tickets and more information on other games visit www.saarland-hurricanes.com.

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Nice Duplex-Half in Hochspeyer, 8 km to K'Lautern, 20 km to RAB, 172 m²,4 BR, 1 Walk-In-Closet, 2.5 Bathrooms, BIK, Pantry, Liv/ Din-Area, Basement, Yard, Patio, 2Parking spaces, Pets neg., Avail: Now, Rent: 1260 Euro + util.No Finder’s Fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: 2nd flr 2BR, lrg livrm, bathrm w/ ramstein@gibillpay.com. For furshower, attic, 0151-22209677 ther listings, please view our website at www.gibillpay.com/reale FSHouse in Miesau. Compl reno- state vated, 15min to RAB, 7BR, 2bath, garage w/elec doors, centr gas house in Weselberg heat, 200sqm €1300+util, 0177- Nice 180sqm, 4BR, lrg BIK, open liv/ 5122020 call Rick dinrm, 3bathrms, sep 60sqm apt, Hauptstuhl: Freestanding 5 garage, nice garden, pets welcoquiet & nice area, bedr., 2 1/2 bath, living-diningrm., med, 06333-980401 or built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, €1130+util, 2.040 € + util www.agra-immobili 0170-8769601 en.de 06371-57656

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Nice renovated Townhouse (row end) in Landstuhl, 220 m²,5 BR, 2 full baths, 2 x 0.75 baths, Liv/DinArea, BIK w. pantry, Storage, Basement, Garage, Yard, Patio, Pets negotiable, Avail: June 1, 2015, Rent: 1540 Euro + util. No Finder's Fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Serrent € 1680,00, Dzepezauer@ vice & Real Estate at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 ramstein@gibillpay.com. For furHouse avail, Einsiedlerhof apt, ther listings, please view our web4BR 5min to West gate, site at www.gibillpay.com/reale 015221615388 state

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4 Continental Sport Contact 2 summer tires on alluminium rims for sale by first owner Size 235/55 R17 99W. Fits Mercedes SUV M class. Very good condition, used only one summer. On line price for just one tire is €135.-Selling Bicycle Trailer, for 2 kids, rarely complete package for €400.- or $ used, excellent condition, suitable equivalent. Pls contact Tom at for all bikes, €50, for pics go to 0172 35 64442 class-world.com, jenniferwilking@ hotmail.com

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Telephone Cabinet, $10, 0151- Maintains a program dedicated 262-078-60. bruner@yahoo.com to job related outpatient clinical services and workplace safety. ExWine Rack Metal, $10, 0151-262- amines and evaluates a wide 078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com spectrum of occupational medicine patients;exams shallinclude, Wooden bookshelf. See photo but are not limited to pre-placeon KA classifieds web page. Con- ment, occupational surveillance tact Eric and Mia at hearing related, pre-deployment, 063759949674., $150, fitness for duty, fitness and risk, eyates9761@aol.com and tuberculosis prevention. Coordinates patient referral to other Wooden Cabinet with Glass medical providers and facilities. Door, $45, 0151-262-078-60 Manages return-to-work prodk.bruner@yahoo.com grams and surveillance examination requirements as determined Workstations/study desk, $50, by federal law. Assists in the esta0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya blishment of procedures to idenhoo.com, Two dark brown worktify occupational hazards, to nostations $50 each. tify appropriate agency.For details, contact Pamela Patton at Leather Sofa, $800, dk.bruner@ya pfp@argenttech.net hoo.com, 0151-262-078-60 Dark brown full-grain leather sofa. Near Wanted: Full-time fluent English new, excellent condition. Cost speaking Dental Receptionist and experienced Dental Assistant for $1799 new. Will sell for $800 busy American practice in RamMalm sideboard/long table, $50, stein-Miesenbach. Will consider 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya customer service experience / hoo.com, Two sidetables $50 background for receptionist positieach or best offer. Color is walnut on. If interested please email resubrown and not white as shown in me to: ramsteindentalofficemana ger@gmail.com the photo.

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