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July 26, 2013

Thracian Summer US Airmen jump with Bulgarians during two-week flying training Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Leaders from the U.S. Army Reserve Command and U.S. Army Europe observed a foreign consequence management static display and capabilities demonstration provided by the Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command July 15 on Daenner Kaserne. The visiting leaders were Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, the deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe; Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, the commanding general of

the 21st Theater Sustainment Command; and Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, U.S. Army Reserve Command operations deputy commanding general. The visiting generals observed the close working relationship between the two subordinate units of the 7th CSC, the 773rd Civil Support Team and the 196th Medical Support Unit, as personnel from both units responded to a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear event as part of the demonstration. See DEMO, Page 7

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Bulgarian paratroopers perform a static-line jump from a C-130J Super Hercules during a flying training deployment July 15 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. FTD Thracian Summer was a two-week training deployment for American and Bulgarian forces to work together and learn how each other perform their mission.

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Staff Sgt. Jessica Searcy (foreground), 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, briefs Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo (left), deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe; Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot (center left), deputy commanding general (operations) of U.S. Army Reserve Command; Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati (center right), 7th CSC commanding general; and Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (right), 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, during the command’s foreign consequence management capabilities display and demonstration July 15.

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USARC, USAREUR observe 7th CSC capabilities demo by 1st Lt. Kimberly Farmer 221st Public Affairs Detachment

FEATURES

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — More than 600 Airmen from the 86th Airlift and 435th Air Ground Operations wings and members of the Bulgarian armed forces participated in a two-week flying training deployment called Thracian Summer, July 7 through 21. Thracian Summer was an opportunity for the militaries of both nations to train together and strengthen partnerships. Training in Bulgaria also gave members of Team Ramstein the opportunity to get training they don’t normally get in Germany. “Bulgarian airspace allows us to fly in various terrains at low altitudes and practice solid formation flying,” said Maj. Jon Cato, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot. “In other places, whether in Germany or in the U.S., there’s a lot of restrictions to the airspace that aren’t present here.” Training with the Bulgarians allowed both nations to fulfill training requirements that benefit each other. “This is the fifth time in the last four years we’ve been able to do this training. It’s very important training for us,” said Bulgarian Col. Iavor Mateev, Ministry of Defense paratrooper. “This training gives our special forces and conventional para-

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Commander explains science of planning

COMMENTARY

by Col. Raymond E. Briggs Jr. 86th Maintenance Group commander Dwight Eisenhower would often quote 19th century Prussian field marshal Helmuth von Moltke the elder by stating, “Plans are nothing; planning is everything.” Von Moltke also wrote, “No plan of operations extends with any certainty beyond the first contact with the main hostile force,” which we have reduced to the axiom, “No plan survives first contact with the enemy.” Eisenhower and von Moltke realized there is no “perfect plan” that will be executed from A to Z without alteration, particularly when in contact with hostile forces. The process of planning was far more critical than any single plan. Air Force fighter pilot and military strategist Col. John Boyd saw the planning process as the O.O.D.A. loop: observe the situation, orient yourself within the situation, decide a course of action, and act. Boyd contended the combatant who can perform this process the fastest will most likely be victorious in battle. In other words, the best planning process provides the best chance of victory over an opponent. That’s great advice if you are a military commander engaged directly with an enemy or generating air tasking orders from the Combined Air Operations Center. Even while deployed, only a fraction of us are in direct contact with the enemy, and even fewer generate military plans. Most of us come to work each day and perform “our job.” That is, we exercise the skills of our Air Force Specialty Code through a series of specific tasks. We also have additional military requirements for training, readiness, fitness and organizational sustaining activities that are beyond our AFSC, but combined with our primary job, these activities make up the majority of our work time. Do Eisenhower, von Moltke and Boyd have anything to offer for our daily chores? We can start to

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troopers the chance to practice day and night jumps.” “The training we’re doing here is essential and improves the working relationship between NATO, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, and the U.S. government,” Cato said. “We come and help the Bulgarians

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answer that by asking another question, “Do you have a plan for your daily work?” Another way to look at a plan for daily work is to have “standard work.” Do you have technical orders, Air Force Instructions, checklists, process diagrams, smart books, or other aids that lay out how work is to be performed? Do you know who produced the standard work? If it can be improved, do you know who to contact and how to get it changed? The 86th Maintenance Squadron completed an Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century event on performing major aircraft inspection and repair activities known as isochronal inspections. From this event, they created a plan for each hour of the two-week inspection period. They can tell you exactly what work should be performed between 10 and 11 a.m. Sept. 26. They also know the condition of the aircraft is not likely to be exactly as expected, so they have a process for adjusting the plan based on initial findings. In this case, the “enemy” is the unknown information about the condition of the aircraft. The goal, i.e. winning the battle, is to keep each aircraft on schedule, regardless of the unknown. If you don’t have a plan or standard work, the AFSO21 eight-step process is a great tool to help solve a problem, make an improvement, or generate a basic plan. It’s been around for a number of years, but I’ve found few Airmen who are truly proficient at it, yet those who are good at it can tackle some impressively large and complex problems. The eight steps are outlined as 1) clarify and validate the problem, 2) break down the problem/identify performance gaps, 3) set improvement targets, 4) determine root cause, 5) develop countermeasures, 6) see countermeasures through, 7) confirm results and process, and 8) standardize successful processes. The AFSO21 playbook directly maps the eight steps to Boyd’s O.O.D.A. loop, but eight steps can be modified to meet the needs

with their jump training and it builds a relationship as well as strengthens their participation with NATO.” Members of the 435th Contingency Response Group facilitated jump training for the Bulgarian paratroopers during Thracian Summer. “It’s all about building partnership capacity, showing them our standards and learning about how they do including insert or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, the Department of the Air Force or the AdvantiPro GmbH of the products or the services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or any other non merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. Editorial content is based on news releases, features, editorials and reports prepared by Department of Defense, Air Force and Army agencies, KMC military units and geographically separated units. AdvantiPro staff reserves the right to edit all submitted material.

and taste of individuals. It is more important to solve the problem at hand than perfectly match the steps from the AFSO21 playbook. I’ve seen this and modified versions of the method used successfully for making life and career plans. What’s your goal for your next promotion? What will you do to get selected for the prestigious opportunity, school or program? What are your education goals, and are you on track? How can you quit smoking? I’ve personally used an eight-step method to make lifealtering choices about diet and exercise in order to stop taking prescription medication. It took 14 months, and the plan was modified several times, but I eventually achieved success. Now my plan is for daily sustainment, but I still have a plan for healthy living. Any goal you wish to achieve, any problem to be solved, and any process to be improved can benefit from proper eight-step analysis and planning. Effective analysis will lead to answering some very tough questions. What major and minor steps are needed to achieve the goal? How do you know if you are straying from the plan, and what will you do about it? How often should the plan be updated? What are the measures of success? For example, to make staff sergeant the first time (goal), I need to study four hours a week during the next 12 months (plan). Studying four hours a week is easier to manage than saying one needs to study 200 hours this year, and it’s easy to know if you’re achieving the baby steps each week. The eight-step process is one way to bring the lessons of Eisenhower, von Moltke and Boyd to our daily work and with achieving our life goals. The method is just one of many powerful tools from the AFSO21 tool box. I strongly recommend you get to know and use the eight-step process, as well as other AFSO21 techniques. You will be amazed at how they can help you achieve excellence in things big and small.

business,” said Master Sgt. Stephen Nelson, 435th CRG contingency air traffic controller. “We’ve learned how to use each other’s parachutes and exchanged jump wings. The training has been great.” In addition to the training opportunities, the two-week deployment provided an opportunity to enhance the existing partnership

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between the U.S. and Bulgaria. “The big picture for Thracian Summer was to get training we don’t normally get to do,” Cato said. “But during this training, we did get the opportunity to make friends with our Bulgarian counterparts. They’ve been great hosts to us. We look forward to continuing … relationship between our nations.” AdvantiPro Editor Sales Team

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USAFE/AFAFRICA Assumption of Command Gen. Frank Gorenc will assume command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, take over as commander of Allied Air Command and become director of the Joint Air Power Competence Center during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 on Ramstein. There will be open seating for ID cardholders, Department of Defense civilians, NATO personnel and dependents. Dress will be uniform of the day. For those interested in attending, parking will be available at the Northside Chapel. A shuttle will transport individuals from the Northside Chapel parking lot to Hangar 5 from 9 to 9:40 a.m. Return shuttles will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Innovator of the month

Innovator: Sortie Support Flight (pictured: Senior Airman Markus Alleyne) Unit: 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Action: As a team, the flight introduced and initiated an alternate method to ship parts, which saved four hours per asset. They created a priority model to cut the replenishment of 970 low-use items and reduced spending by $5,648 per week. They forged prepackaged aircraft armor kits that eliminated a need to reach back from other locations for the parts. The kits recouped two man-hours and decreased install times by 30 percent. Additionally, they worked to preserve $527,851 by conceptualizing fiscal year 2014 funds and having the program approved by Air Force leaders. Finally, the flight created a deicer plan to eventually save $880 in daily fuel cost.


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Reported Larcenies

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JULY 16 » Landstuhl: €1,500.

JULY 16

9:05 a.m.: A minor traffic accident, fleeing the scene and reckless driving were reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:27 a.m.: A burglary, breaking and entering, damage and larceny of private property were reported in Kaiserslautern. 5:01 p.m.: Larceny of private property was reported on Landstuhl Post.

1:01 p.m.: Child neglect was reported on Vogelweh. 2:20 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Frankenthal. 3:12 p.m.: Breaking and entering was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 9:12 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Queidersbach. 10:26 p.m.: Child abuse was reported on Landstuhl Post. 11:16 p.m.: Driving under the influence of a controlled substance was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:50 p.m.: Domestic assault was reported in Mehlingen.

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JULY 20

9 a.m.: Burglary, breaking and entering, damage and larceny of private property were reported in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau.

JULY 17

7:45 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Schmalenberg. 8:01 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 11:05 a.m.: Child neglect was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 4:37 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. 4:56 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

JULY 19

2:25 a.m.: An unattended death was reported in Glan-Münchweiler. 3 a.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Kindsbach. 1 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

1:30 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 8:40 a.m.: Drunken driving, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and operating a USAREUR-plated vehicle with canceled registration were reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:26 p.m.: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in Obernheim-Kirchenbach.

JULY 21

12:36 a.m.: Disorderly conduct and drunkenness were reported in Vogelweh Family Housing. 1:45 a.m.: Attempted aggravated assault, provoking speeches and gestures, communicating a threat, and disorderly conduct and drunkenness were reported in Schönenberg-Kübelberg. 2:49 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

Take Note

Changes of command

• The 86th Operations Group will host a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. today. Col. William R. Ward will relinquish command to Col. Ashley D. Salter. Presiding officer will be Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander. • The U.S. Army Public Health Command Region-Europe in Landstuhl will have a change of command ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday outside Bldg. 3809. Col. James W. Boles will assume command from Col. Daniel H. Jimenez. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Heaton Auditorium on Landstuhl.

Blood drive

The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive with the Armed Services Blood program from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center.

Retirement ceremony

Col. William C. Stentz Jr. will have a retirement ceremony at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

Road construction

Due to construction, roads B270 and L367

JULY 18 » Schmalenberg: One ID card, one USAREUR license, one ration card, two debit cards and $50. JULY 19 » Kindsbach: One black back pack containing medication. JULY 20 » Obernheim-Kirchenbach: Three pairs of sunglasses, one iPad mini and an iPad mini transmitter.

3:50 a.m.: Mutual assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 6:59 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. 7:01 a.m.: An assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 8:10 a.m.: Assault, provoking speeches and gestures, resistance, and breach of arrest and escape were reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:30 a.m.: Damage to private and government property; resistance, flight, breach of arrest and escape; and disobeying a lawful order were reported in Kaiserslautern.

BARMENT

A civilian was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for his involvement in driving under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance.

AADD STATS

July 19 — 26 volunteers, 10 calls, 15 lives potentially saved. July 20 — 4 volunteers, no other information available.

between the Opel circle and industrial area north Kaiserslautern (going toward Weilerbach) are closed partially (one lane) for about five weeks. A traffic light will be installed.

Gate 9 closed for maintenance

Gate 9 (Vogelweh Housing/B270) will receive tiger teeth maintenance and will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. All personnel are requested to use Gate 8 (Armstrong’s Gate) for all entry/exit during this time.

Online survey

The Defense Commissary Agency will run an online survey until Thursday that asks for input from regular shoppers, occasional shoppers and non-shoppers alike. The responses will be analyzed and used to improve the commissary. The online survey, which takes about 8 to 10 minutes to complete, is available at www. commissaries.com by clicking on the “take our survey” link or accessing the survey directly. at www.surveymonkey.com/s/DeCA-ShoppingSurvey.

Assumption of command

Gen. Frank Gorenc will assume command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces

Africa, as well as become commander of Allied Air Command and director of the Joint Air Power Competence Center, during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 in Hangar 5 on Ramstein. There will be open seating for ID cardholders, Department of Defense civilians, NATO personnel and dependents. Dress will be uniform of the day. For those interested in attending, parking will be available at the Northside Chapel. A shuttle will transport individuals from the Northside Chapel parking lot to Hangar 5 from 9 to 9:40 a.m. Return shuttles will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Correction

In the July 19 edition of the Kaiserslautern American, a story incorrectly referred to the 409th Contracting Support Brigade as a subordinate unit of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The 409th CSB is not part of the 21st TSC.

New hours

The Ramstein Customs Office, Bldg. 305, Room 14, has new customer service hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, and closed on weekends and holidays. For details, call 4800100 or 06371-47-3720.


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Remembering a fellow Airman TIMO

(born Dec. 12, 2003, died July 18, 2013) Timo was diagnosed with untreatable cancer and was put down July 18 after giving seven years of his life to the U.S. Air Force as a military working dog. He became a military working dog in August 2006 after completing patrol detector training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. After his training, he was assigned to Ramstein. This amazing dog has served two tours at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, in 2007 and 2008 and one tour at Kuwait City International Airport, Kuwait, in 2010. When Timo was at home he ensured the KMC was safe and secure by doing outstanding work with his handler. He provided the best detection work for many U.S. leaders, including the president, vice president, secretary of defense, secretary of state and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. “Timo was one of the best military working dogs when it came to detection and patrol capabilities,” said Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Ramsey, 86th Security Forces Squadron military working dog section’s NCOIC. “The Air Force has lost a valuable defender.” His most recent handler was Staff Sgt. Zachery Hons, from October 2011 to July 2013. “Timo, you will be truly missed. Thank you for your service,” Hons said.

Air Force undertakes forceshaping initiatives

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he Air Force ended fiscal year 2012 with 159 Airmen over end strength and anticipates ending fiscal year 2013 at or marginally over end strength. The fiscal year 2014 budget requests active duty end strength at 327,600, which is a further reduction of 1,860 from fiscal year 2013 active duty authorized end strength. As a result, the Air Force is implementing the following voluntary force management programs. For the enlisted force, waivers for activeduty service commitments, time-in-grade waivers, enlistment contract waivers and expanded Palace Chase transfers to the Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve are available options. For the officer corps, time-in-grade and active-duty service commitment waivers will be offered to eligible career fields. New for this year will be an ADSC waiver of up to 12 months for Senior and Intermediate Developmental Education. Likewise, Palace Chase and the 10 to eight years of commissioned service waivers will continue to be offered. The 786th Force Support Squadron’s Military Personnel Flight will be hosting town hall meetings to discuss the programs offered and answer questions regarding each of the programs. The meetings will be in the Hercules Theater at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, and 2 p.m. Wednesday. If you are unable to attend the briefings and would like to learn more about these programs, you can visit the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil and enter “Force Management” in the search window. You can also visit your local Military Personnel Flight Career Development Section in Bldg. 2106, Suite 312, on Ramstein. For questions, email 786fss.dpmas@us.af.mil. (Courtesy of 786th FSS Military Personnel Flight)

Stay connected with social media without sacrificing career by Airman 1st Class Zachary Vucic Air Force News Service FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Engaging in social media can be a positive experience that entertains, keeps people connected and allows opinions to be expressed on a wide variety of topics. In some cases though, social media can ruin personal reputations or careers, and create an open window for criminals to access personal information. According to the Air Force’s top social media expert, safe use of socialmedia outlets is simple — use common sense. Tanya Schusler is the chief of social media for the Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-

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Lackland, Texas. She said in many cases, problems arise when people are “too trusting” with their personally identifiable information. “It can be something as simple

as sharing your location when visiting your favorite store or restaurant,” Schusler said. “This tells your social network one critical piece of information — you’re not home.”

To take full advantage of social media, and still post to Facebook and tweet to friends safely, Schusler offered the following advice: Many Airmen cause issues by posting photographs of themselves violating appearance standards, acting inappropriately and most importantly, violating operational security protocol. If you’re not within regulations, don’t post it. Airmen should not post information about deployments or photos of secure areas within their workplace. Even if the Airman takes the information down shortly after posting, someone has already seen it. The information can be printed, screen captured, copied etc. Once information is released to the Internet, it’s there permanently. When posting personal opinions See SOCIAL MEDIA, Page 15


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DFAS answers LQA questions by Capt. Reba Good U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs fficials from Defense Finance and Accounting Services addressed civilian employees affected by the living quarters allowance audit during a town hall meeting Monday on Ramstein. “We work for you,” said Aaron Gillison, director of DFAS Indianapolis. “We’re a trusted agent to make this process as smooth as possible to render the best decision on behalf of you: employees who work for our government.” Gillison and his team traveled to Europe to offer guidance regarding the waiver process, which is an option for employees who wish to seek avoiding repayment of their erroneously received LQA. “We will provide the documentation we have pulled from our pay system, along with any documents we have been able to gather from your human resources office needed to support the waiver package,” Gillison said. “If you choose to go over and

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meet with the team, we will present the documents to you, allow you to see everything you’d like to see, and what you need as a result of that signed 2789.” He also urged employees to provide any supporting documentation that may not be in their official records such as emails, letters and written correspondence discussing LQA entitlements. “We want to have as strong a package as possible to send forward,” Gillison said. Gillison explained that in about six months after being notified of the erroneous payments, if employees have not submitted a waiver request or taken other action toward the debt, such as requesting a hearing, DFAS may have to take steps to initiate debt collection. However, collections will not begin automatically. Gillison said if employees have taken no action within six months of notification, DFAS will come back to the appropriate command for input, and at that point, a decision would be made on when to start collection actions.

Employees would then be notified and have a chance to set up a payment plan. “This is why we are working so hard to expedite waivers,” Gillison said. A Defense Department Form 2789 must be filled out in order to begin the waiver process, but employees expressed reluctance in signing a form that would result in acknowledging a debt for which they were not responsible. Gillison clarified this confusion by pointing out the difference between signing the 2789 and signing the Voluntary Repayment Form. By signing the DD Form 2789, employees acknowledge that they have erroneously received LQA from the government, while signing the Voluntary Repayment Form acknowledges they owe that money back. There is no requirement to sign a Volunteer Repayment Form in order to apply for the waiver, even though that form appears in the official debt notification package. Employees also expressed concerns

that there was no written guarantee their waiver packages would be approved. Gillison said that while blanket waivers cannot be granted, each waiver package will include a copy of the Air Force command letter stating the debt was incurred “through no fault of the employee.” “We will also provide a strong recommendation to the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals,” he said. He also noted that case studies in the past have shown a strong connection between DOHA decisions and DFAS recommendations. In addition to receiving the waiver, employees worried that the oneyear “grace period” of LQA would be accrued as part of their LQA debt. U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa officials alleviated these fears by citing a memo by Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica L. Wright, who authorized the one-year extension to all employees See TOWN HALL, Page 15

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report the sampling frequency, the maximum contaminant level, the notification procedures, (Servicing Ramstein North, including Family Housing, and what processes should be initiated if nonChild Development Centers, DOD schools and youth center) he 86th Medical Group’s Biocompliance is detected (i.e., treatment techenvironmental Engineering Flight Parameters niques, bottled water issuance, etc). Range Violation is pleased to present Ramstein’s The U.S. Army Public Health Command Monitored MC - AL annual drinking water quality Public Health Region-Europe at Landstuhl, a Low High Yes/No (by Group) report. German and U.S. certified/accredited laboraLead 0.015 <0.0002 0.008 No This report, which is required by Air tory, performs most of the analytical require(mg/l) Force Instruction and mirrors the Consumer ments. The 86th MDG Bioenvironmental Copper 1.3 <0.002 0.29 No Confidence Report required by the EPA in Engineering Flight routinely monitors for (mg/l) CONUS, is designed to inform the KMC more than 100 drinking water parameters. The SOC (mg/l) about the water and services delivered to table here shows the Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2012, (including No Pesticides & the base population over the past year. The results for Ramstein System I. Herbicides) goal is to provide safe, high quality and reliDue to the exceptional quality of the VOC able drinking water. The Bioenvironmental groundwater source, treatment is for the most No (mg/l) Engineering Flight is continually striving to part, unnecessary. PAH No improve services and protect vital community Chlorination is accomplished because it (mg/l) water resources. provides a measurable means of ensuring the Inorganics No The 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Water water is properly disinfected. All of the water (mg/l) Plant and Exterior Utility sections operate and sources are chlorinated, except the Vogelweh TTHM No (mg/l) maintain the KMC water distribution equipsystems, and some water sources are filtered. ment and systems. CES personnel work 24 Bacteriological None This is done to ensure the safest, most aesthet0 0 No hours a day, seven days a week to ensure the ically pleasing product for consumers. system is pressurized and maintains sufficient Although the base does not hold public chlorine residual. CES personnel conduct daily Flight routinely monitors water quality throughout meetings on its water distribution systems, experts operational monitoring to maintain the high quality the systems. Each week, the flight tests chlorine and are available to address any questions or concerns. of its final product — drinking water. pH levels and collects water samples for bacterio- Housing residents should contact the housing office Since Nov. 1, 2007, the two Vogelweh systems, logical and chemical analysis. All routine monitor- at 489-6643 with any water concerns. Dorm resiincluding Kapaun Air Station, were combined and ing requirements are conducted in accordance with dents should contact their building manager. are supplied by the City of Kaiserslautern water pro- the Final Governing Standards for Germany. Additional questions can be directed to the 86th vider, Technische Werke Kaiserslautern. The FGS-G defines the parameters to be moni- MDG Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight at The 86th MDG Bioenvironmental Engineering tored (most stringent U.S./German requirements), 479-2220 or 06371-46-2220.

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Share the roads Buying, selling used cars in Germany by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Dillenbeck 86th Airlift Wing Safety office

by Joerg Moddelmog Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center

It is rare to have so many nice, sunny days in a row in Germany. And with that beautiful weather comes additional road traffic. This is where we have to be mindful and maintain good situational awareness as we share the road. During this period of excellent weather, remember you are sharing the road not just with other vehicles, but also with motorcycles, bicycles, runners/walkers and tourists. Unfortunately, the 86th Airlift Wing Safety office has seen a rise in vehicle mishaps involving military members and local nationals. That in itself is not out of the ordinary. But what is alarming is the severity. Driving within or out of city limits can be challenging when dealing with motorcycles and mopeds, especially when they weave in and out of traffic. One thing motorists may not know in regards to passing two-wheeled vehicles is that the motorists must allow at least one and a half meters (five feet) between the vehicle and cyclist/motorist in accordance with German law. A traffic lane is approximately 2.5 meters (8 feet) wide. So, that means, when passing you should be in the other lane to maintain safe separation. According to AE Pamphlet 190-34 and USAFE Pamphlet 31-206, “Drivers Handbook and Examination Manual for Courtesy photo Germany,” Americans can Motorists should remember to be mindful drive safely in Europe if they and maintain good situational awareness learn to react quickly to local while driving this summer. To avoid vehicle mishaps, remember to share the road with traffic signs and to anticipate other vehicles, including motorcycles and the actions of other drivers. pedestrians. Most accidents can be avoided by: • Driving sober and always being alert. • Driving defensively. • Being alert and courteous, regardless of who has the right of way. • Helping to prevent dangerous situations. • Becoming familiar with local driving customs and laws. • Maintaining vehicles in excellent mechanical condition. As the summer days continue, it allows us to experience everything Germany and neighboring countries have to offer. So, be mindful that we must share the road with other people. Be on the lookout for cyclists, motorists, pedestrians, etc. One distraction can mean the difference between avoiding hitting someone or hurting another. For further information on driving do’s and don’ts, visit www. hqusareur.army.mil/rmv/drivers_handbook.htm.

re you thinking about buying a used car downtown, or are you about to sell your car to a fellow service member? Then you might be interested to know that in both cases, the sale/ purchase will be 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 (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 (e.g., a 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 that the car is doing fine at that one moment. A clause like “inspection guaranteed” means only that the seller has the duty — and the right — to place the car into such a condition 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 car from a dealership, the warranty period is two years. It can be reduced to one year if you buy a used car from a dealer.

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A team from the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, also a subordinate of the 7th CSC, demonstrated their liaison and Battle Command Sustainment Support System skills, which provides technological capabilities not held

by many allied and partner nations. “(The) 209th DLD provides a critical link between the host nations and between U.S. systems to provide a common operating picture so folks can actually see where the different types of response forces are,” said Brig. Gen. Paul M.

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Benenati, the commanding general of the 7th CSC. The guests were also apprised as to how the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade works to ensure humanitarian aid assets and disaster response efforts are rapidly coordinated while keeping information flowing and ensuring it is dis-

Only when buying from a private person can the warranty be excluded completely by terms like “as is,” “with all faults,” or “Gebraucht wie besichtigt.” 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 ID. Also, keep the seller’s local address and phone number on file in case you need to contact him later should a problem arise. If you encounter problems when selling/buying a car, feel free to contact either the German Attorney-Adviser Matthias Voelker at the Ramstein Law Center (489-2552 or 06371-47-2552) or the German legal assistance attorneys Joerg C. Moddelmog and Holger Blug at the Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center on Kleber Kaserne (483-8848 or 0631-4118848).

seminated correctly. “I think we are very fortunate to have the 7th CSC physically located in Europe,” Visot said. “It is part of our strategy as we plan, prepare and provide. They (the 7th CSC) meet the needs of whatever capability is needed by the commanders

of U.S. European, Africa or U.S. Army Europe in terms of consequence management, humanitarian aid and disaster relief.” Visot praised the Soldiers and capabilities of the 7th CSC and emphasized the Army Reserve commitment to the American people.


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Medical group shadow program by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he 86th Medical Group Shadow Program has been implemented to provide an opportunity for Airmen to advance in their career and education by learning some of the basics of medical procedures by following under the wing of a medical professional for a day. “It’s a great program, and as of right now, the program is in its initial phase. As it evolves, the possibilities exist for a wider group to participate,” said Master Sgt. Michael Gordon, 86th Airlift Wing Dental Squadron. The shadow program is available to all Airmen who are willing to explore a medical career field and lay the groundwork for future networking possibilities. Additionally, the program identifies the participating Airmen who have unique leadership traits and provide a platform for tailored developmental opportunities. “The shadow program is a way for Airmen who want to have an idea of what it would be like to be an officer in the medical group,” said Staff Sgt. Joshua Garbert, 86th Medical Support

Squadron diagnostic imaging technician NCOIC. “If anyone wanted to know what it’d be like to be a dentist, a physical therapist or an X-ray technician, we allow them that opportunity and give them the guidance they need to progress.” All members participating in the program will gain an expeditionary generalist mindset and an enhanced perspective on “Airmanship” in relation to the Air Force Medical Service. “If you’re a motivated Airmen seeking to advance your medical skills, this program could be just what you need to get your foot in the door,” said Airman 1st Class Julie Bersinger, 86th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician. “In my experience, it has been helpful and in the advancement of my medical career.” Developing expeditionary generalist will focus on several different aspects in the growth and development of Airmen. According to the program pamphlet, the key tenets of the Career Shadow Program are: • The group commander’s philosophy of “building future AFMS leaders” and, to an extent, “joint partnerships.”

• Aid Airmen in better understanding the integration of operational and support functions within the 86th Medical Group. • Offer Airmen opportunities to observe different medical career field options and gain a unique internship where personal interaction is premium. In order to achieve the aforementioned objectives, the program will target individuals for one of two developmental paths: a leadership path and an expanded career exposure path. The leadership path will target those members who have been identified as potential future leaders in the AFMS Corps. This aspect of the program will expose Airmen to critical thinking decision making processes, roles and responsibilities of leadership, and management. The expanded career exposure path will focus on providing participants with viable career options and a glimpse into “a day in the life” of a particular medical professional. For more information, contact the medical group at 06371-46-2237 or 314-479-2273. MDG hours are from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

European countries conduct Vienna Document visit at Baumholder Story and photo by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs Delegates from 33 European countries belonging to the Conventional Forces Europe Treaty Compliance came to Baumholder June 26 as part of a Vienna Document visit. The Vienna Document provides all 56 of the signatory countries the opportunity to host an open house every five years. This year, the 33 countries participating in the visit sent a total of 68 delegates to Baumholder. This visit was not a CFE inspection where the visiting countries can look at what’s behind any door wider than two meters, but rather an open house that provided U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder an opportunity to showcase its people and services. “Think of it in terms of a one-sided information exchange. The delegates are not providing information to Baumholder or the Army, or EUCOM for that matter. We’re providing them with information,” said Bruce Likens, a member of Baumholder’s Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security. Baumholder was chosen because of its proximity to Spangdahlem Air Base. The delegates are required to visit an Air Force and Army, or ground troops, installation so Baumholder was the ideal choice.

Master Sgt. Wilfredo Rivera, 317th Maintenance Support Company, explains to 33 delegates from Conventional Forces Europe Treaty Compliance countries, who visited Baumholder June 26, what Soldiers do on a day-to-day basis in a motor pool. The delegates also received information from U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder personnel about how Soldiers, family members and civilians live, work and play on a U.S. military installation.

“This made it logistically more cost effective for the team,” Likens said. The delegates received briefings of the command, the garrison and of the major units assigned to Baumholder. This was followed by tours of numerous facilities that portray how Soldiers and civilians live, work and play at an Army installation.

“We showed them a multitude of DFMWR facilities, single Soldier barracks, family quarters and a motor pool belonging to the 317th Maintenance Support Company,” Likens said. “They were especially interested in our Army Community Service and the programs that ACS provides.”

Baumholder’s training facilities were also a highlight for the visitors. “They were interested in what we have here for Soldiers to do their training and weapons firing. They really liked what they saw here on Baumholder, so it was what I call a win-win situation for us,” Likens said.


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Aeromedical evac tests new device for patient records Story and photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs A new “my Wi-Fi” hot spot device was tested by aeromedical evacuation crewmembers July 19. “My Wi-Fi” is a secure, offthe-shelf device that acts as a hot spot and allows aeromedical evacuation crewmembers to send patient records to that person’s next location before they arrive. “It will be noticed more up at (Landstuhl Regional Medical Center) where they accept trauma victims,” said Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Andrew, 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight instructor. “They would be able to see the patient’s record before that person gets to LRMC and prepare for what they need to do.” This new device helps decrease human errors, enhances warfighter safety and security, and ventures away from paper records. While in flight, the wireless router is used to connect up to 10 devices in order to communicate effectively, and once the aircraft touches ground, the “my Wi-Fi” device is used to send the patient’s records to the facility providing care to that patient. “On aeromedical evacuation missions, the paper documents rarely make it into the patient’s record,” Andrew said. “This electronic health record system helps get those important files into the patient’s records.” Crews on the aeromedical evacuation flights currently have

laptops assigned to them; however, those laptops were unable to communicate with one another. The wireless router will allow the laptops to be linked, and crewmembers will be able to share patient information without having to switch laptops. “Before having ‘my Wi-Fi,’ transferring patient records was very labor intensive,” said Brooke Stauner, Theater Medical Information Program contractor. “This is huge.” Having an ever-changing process, the users constantly have training to keep up-to-date on the new things that become available. “Like everything else that is technology based, we have to be open-minded with this whole process,” said Maj. Justice Sakyi, Air Mobility Command division chief. “We are always getting feedback from those in the field using the equipment and trying to improve it and make it better.” Keeping the patient’s records together is an important goal, especially when it comes to receiving veteran’s benefits. If their records aren’t complete, they won’t be able to receive the proper treatment and benefits, Stauner said. “Our long term goal is to keep the warfighters safe and give them the help they need in a timely manner as well as make the providers’ lives easier,” Sakyi said. “Once the testing is complete, all 32 aeromedical evacuation squadrons, as well as all deployed locations, will have access and training to use this program.”

Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Andrew, 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight instructor, goes over the electronic health record system and “my Wi-Fi” with Maj. Justice Sakyi, Air Mobility Command division chief, July 19 on  Ramstein.

86th AW’s flightline gets a facelift by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron is repairing the flightline on Ramp Two with an estimated completion date of Aug. 30. The construction, which began June 3, will focus on installing new drainage systems, and the adjoining concrete is being worked on to decrease any inherent damage to aircraft.

“Over time, there has been differential settlement to the existing drainage grates,” said Garry Jaggers, 86th CES project management section chief. “The differential settling can be created by (foreign object debris) and drop-offs between slabs, causing millions of dollars of damage to aircraft.” Differential settling is when there are varying height differences in concrete. If enough of the settling occurs, the gaps become larger and can cause damage to aircraft landing gear.

“Just like a car, an aircraft has shock absorbers. The more pounding those absorbers take, the quicker they will become worn out or damaged,” said 2nd Lt. Timothy Lorson, 86th CES program section chief. “The settling also starts to grind and chip off small pieces of concrete at the joints where the settling occurs. This creates an FOD hazard for aircraft engines. Loose FOD can get sucked up in an engine and cause extensive damage.” The new drainage gates

will help prevent aircraft fluids from seeping into the ground, almost eliminating environmental impacts. “Aircraft fluids are, by majority, either petroleum or chemically engineered to help the aircraft perform better,” Lorson said. “Unfortunately, these fluids can sometimes be incompatible with other environments. Our goal is to leave as little, preferably zero, footprint as possible to sustain a better environment for the future.” There are more than 580

meters (about a mile) of drains, reformed with rebar and 700 cubic meters of concrete being poured and installed. “We are always looking for ways to eliminate environmental impacts. It is a continual process that we are continuously improving on,” Lorson said. “This project is just one piece of the hundreds of projects we have done in the past, present or will do in the future to mitigate the impacts we have on the local environment.”


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Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Commissary construction Construction worker JĂśrg Bauerle cuts tubing at the commissary construction site July 18 on Ramstein. The expansion is being accomplished with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, adding new refrigeration and a larger produce aisle.

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Car shipping Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Eating at DFAC

Contractor Heather McGuire, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron vehicle inspector, examines a car before shipping July 18 at Kapaun Air Station. The privately owned vehicle inspection center provides free inspections to the KMC, with more than 30,000 vehicles inspected each year.

Senior Airman Flind Almiron, 86th Force Support Squadron Rheinland Inn Dining Facility chef leader, prepares lunch July 18 on Ramstein. The DFAC serves more than 260,000 meals annually.

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Photo by Rick Scavetta

Acting out

Recycling items

Children at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslauternâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s KMC Onstage perform a scene from an original adaptation of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale June 20 at KMC Onstage on Kleber Kaserne. During a two-week summer program, 17 campers learned about a wide array of skills needed for theater, from acting to technical aspects such as set design and play writing.

Maj. Jason Bean, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa financial management headquarters budget analyst, recycles his television July 18 on Ramstein. Team Ramstein does its part to help decrease the amount of trash being thrown away. Paper, plastics, large items and hazardous waste can be dumped at the recycling center.


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Seminar motivates heroes to continue to serve Story and photo by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Joint Professional Development Seminar was conducted July 18 at the Hercules Theater. The event brought together Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors to help renew service members’ commitment to the military force and to motivate service members to have the courage to continue to be the heroes of the nation. “It’s important that we renew our commitment to the profession of arms,” said Master Sgt. Karen Atiles, Kisling NCO Academy, superintendent of leadership division. “It means a lot to me and to a lot of other service members that we do so. The Department of Defense protects our freedom in the United States.” There were more than 200 people who signed up to attend the annual seminar at the Hercules Theater. The event hosted nine guest speakers who told stories of their service experiences and moments that drove them to advance and continue their careers in the service. “We need to get back to the why,” Atiles said. “Why did we join and why do we continue to serve? Is it for our name, our families or is it to honor the fallen Soldiers who protected our freedom?” Briefers from the seminar also men-

Air Force, Navy and Army NCOs answer questions during the Joint Professional Development Seminar July 18 at Ramstein’s Hercules Theater. The seminar was conducted to encourage service members to continue to stay committed to their respective branches of service.

tioned warfighters from the past who would only serve the minimal amount of years compared to the dedication shown by the services of the current generation. “We’ve grown as a nation and as a military,” said Navy Command Chief Master Sgt. Ron Nayda, senior enlisted leader. “We’re growing, but we are only still just a fraction of our current fighting forces truly bleeding red, white and blue.” The U.S. military consist of heroes who bravely serve and who are the

physical human force to defend the territorial integrity and the protected domain to make people and property of a kingdom, state or a nation secure from external invasion. These heroes are committed to a life of service and protection to not only the KMC or our nation, but to the world, and this seminar reminded the joint forces of just that. “These seminars help us grow and learn from one another. Without them, the single percent that we stand for in the world could be

reduced to none,” Nayda said. This seminar was targeted at all ranks and ages in all branches of service. “It was good for us as young Airmen to have some insight on these matters. The joint PDS was a beneficial event for not only myself but for all those who attended,” said Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs photojournalist. “I’m definitely more devoted and motivated to pursue a longer term career after an event like that.”

US forces customs officials crack down on fuel card abuse by Robert Szostek U.S. Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal HEIDELBERG, Germany — The Army and Air Force Exchange Service fuel card makes it easy for U.S. forces personnel to fill up their vehicles with tax-free fuel in Germany. U.S. Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal officials said the system’s automated features also make it simple for customs investigators to track suspicious transactions.

“Since the use of the fuel card began, customs investigators have identified several fuel card violators,” said Fred Evans, chief of Customs Services and Investigations at the USAREUR OPM. Using the fuel card database, investigators receive reports on several types of violations and can see who is pumping fuel, when and where. Officials described one recent case involving an American who for years was selling gasoline purchased with the fuel card to friends who were not authorized to buy tax-free fuel. German cus-

toms officials fined the man €22,000 (more than $28,000) and ordered him to pay €37,000 (more than $47,000) in unpaid taxes. “In an effort to protect duty and tax-free gas privileges, U.S. Forces Customs is strictly enforcing compliance,” Evans said. “We will identify each and every violator and take the necessary action to prevent abuse.” Visit AAFES online at www.shopmyexchange. com/ExchangeStores/GermanyFuelRation for more information on the fuel card system.


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86th VRS equipped, ready! Photos by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright and Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart

Airmen from the 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron repair the cab on a de-icer truck July 17 on Ramstein. Ramstein comes equipped with the only VRS in the Air Force. This unique squadron is responsible for more than 1,800 vehicles and stands ready to repair the largest fleet in the Air Force.


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AF takes swift action against sexual assault by Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward Headquarters Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office WASHINGTON — It’s not an overstatement to say the past many years have been challenging for those in the military working to prevent sexual assault and sexual trauma. However, for those who’ve been victimized it has been much worse, and we should never forget that. The harm in this crime is not just physical; it is emotional, scarring the mental health of our Airmen, often in enduring ways. As an institution, we must foster a culture that nourishes dignity and respect for fellow Airmen. The health of our Airmen and the readiness of our force demands it. Scandals such as the one at basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, have taught us that those of us in uniform must remain vigilant and supremely committed to addressing and eliminating this crime. From my new vantage point, overseeing Air Force sexual assault prevention and response efforts at the Pentagon, it’s worth noting how our institution has stepped up to meet this challenge in myriad ways. The renewed focus started with my appointment to lead this team of 31 experts who are truly dedicated to tackling the multidimensional issues surrounding sexual assault and rape occurring in our Air Force. Our team includes research analysts, epidemiologists, mental health professionals, special investigators and others who can help us address root causes and find effective, verifiable and lasting solutions. My mandate from Gen. Welsh is to initiate broad and sweeping changes that will help the Air Force pursue perpetrators and support victims holistically, with input from Airmen, seasoned sexual assault prevention and response professionals, victim advocacy groups, and incorporating the very best practices outside of military and government. We also will spend a great deal of time listening to and learning from you, our Airmen, to develop policies with far-reaching and tangible effects. We realize fixing this problem will not be easy or quick. But we won’t be paralyzed by the size and scope of the challenge. We are already moving out on multiple fronts: • Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer launched “Every Airman Counts” July 16, a wide-reaching program, the first initiative of which is a blog website where Airmen can talk to their peers and share ideas on how the Air Force can better address this issue. We also will routinely offer web chats with senior leaders and experts in the field of sexual assault and sexual trauma. • As of July 2, after completing any dis-

ciplinary action for sexual assault, commanders must initiate administrative discharge processing for any Airman, officer or enlisted, found to have committed a sexual assault offense. • Airmen have the right to have a general officer review a case if the Airman believes the commander’s recommendation for involuntary separation was initiated in retaliation for having made an unrestricted report of a sexual assault within the previous 12 months. • We are conducting Airmen surveys and focus groups where we will travel to several bases to personally talk to Airmen about their views and perspectives. • We have already instituted a program to provide trained legal advisers to those who have been victimized. The Special Victims Counsel program is designed to fill gaps that often arise in the wake of sexual assault and rape cases. • We have begun partnering with sexual assault prevention experts inside and outside the military. One thing I have learned thus far is there is no silver bullet, no quick fix to this problem. The solution requires our total commitment at every level of the chain of command and from each one of you. • We will continue to educate leaders up and down command chains, using everything from unit level discussions to a planned general officer summit. We all must understand what it takes to identify, and hold accountable, perpetrators of sexual assault and how best to support our Airman survivors. This isn’t an issue that just affects the very small percentage of perpetrators or victims within our ranks, it affects us all. And we are all part of the solution. We all must help the Air Force reinforce a culture of dignity and respect, and create an environment that isolates perpetrators and removes them from our ranks. We will not stop until collectively we solve this issue for the good of our Air Force, our nation, and most importantly, every one of you! (Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward is director of the Headquarters Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.)


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Agencies work to bolster vet, family education outcomes by Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Several government agencies are working on initiatives to improve educational success rates for service members, veterans and their families, senior Department of Veterans Affairs and consumer protection officials told lawmakers today. Curtis L. Coy, deputy undersecretary for economic opportunity for VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration, testified with several other witnesses before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on educational outcomes for military members and veterans. Holly Petraeus, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s assistant director for the Office of Servicemember Affairs, also testified. A central question was whether veterans and serving troops are unscrupulously recruited by some for-profit schools. As Petraeus explained, a “90-10” provision in law that is meant to protect students actually creates a loophole some schools are exploiting. She said the rule requires for-profit colleges to get at least 10 percent of their revenues from a source other than Title IV, which covers federal student financial aid programs. The rule is meant to ensure that a

college does not exist solely on federal funds, Petraeus said, but although tuition assistance and the Post-9/11 GI Bill are federally funded, they fall into the 10-percent category of the 90-10 rule. “This means that for every service member using (tuition assistance) or GI Bill funds, as well as the spouse or child of a service member, in the case of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, that a for-profit college recruits, the college can then go out and enroll nine other students who are using Title IV funds,” Petraeus said. “And that can be a problem.” This has given some for-profit colleges an incentive to see service members as “nothing more than dollar signs in uniform,” and to use unscrupulous marketing techniques to draw them in, Petraeus added. Coy said that while VA defers to the Education Department on the 90-10 calculation, “we recognize the argument for including the (GI Bill) in the 90 percent limit on federal funding.” He also noted, though, that a change in the 90-10 rule could leave some schools ineligible to receive federal funds. “Our concern is to ensure that veterans are not adversely affected by any proposed changes,” he said, “or to mitigate them to the extent possible.” VA and the Veterans Benefits Administration have collaborated with

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uthorized U.S. citizens in Germany receive a variety of goods and products through the military postal system from family, friends and online retail companies in the states. The majority of the mail received is processed and made available to customers without interruption. However, the post offices continue to receive some parcels that contain items that are prohibited and/or restricted for import into Germany. When German customs officials inspect the post offices and notice a violation, parcels are routinely seized and detained. A sampling of prohibited items includes: beef jerky and canned meat products, including dog and cat food; coffee, alcohol and tobacco products; prescription drugs from pharmacies and non-prescription medicines, including supplements, diet pills and vitamins; dairy products; firearms without proper permits, ammunition and fireworks; and counterfeit goods, including purses, shoes, clothing, CDs, DVDs and any merchandise that violates trademark agreements. In addition, customers should be aware that use of the military postal system to receive and send goods and

merchandise for the purpose of resale resulting in a financial gain is strictly prohibited. The resale prohibition violates Department of Defense mail regulations and host nation customs laws. Violators could face penalties or fines from German customs and may also jeopardize their mailing privileges, including receiving a temporary mailing suspension, limited privileges or a permanent revocation of privileges. Retired military patrons face additional restrictions. In accordance with USEUCOM Instruction 8703.01, military retirees in Germany may only receive goods and merchandise from commercial mailers with a value of €22 or less and €45 or less from personal mailers. These restrictions are in addition to the 16 ounce weight limit. For more information on what is prohibited in the mail for Germany, visit www1.zoll.de/english_version/a0_passenger_traffic/e0_vub/g0_medicines/ priv_imports/index.html or pick up a copy of USEUCOM NOTICE 8704.01R, Prohibited Import Items, dated Nov. 1, 2012, available at the Ramstein Northside, Southside and Kapaun post offices.

multiple agencies since 2001 to inform veteran students about their educational opportunities, he said, and resources are available online from VA, VBA and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help potential students assess aptitude, plan a course of study and compare education costs. VA also has placed vocational rehabilitation counselors at military installations across the country, Coy added, and will have counselors on 90 college campuses by the end of the fiscal year. Coy noted VA has greatly increased oversight of all schools, including for-profit schools, and has this year completed more than 3,000 compliance reviews on schools as of the end of May. Nine institutions with a total of 177 veteran students were disqualified from receiving federal aid because of erroneous or misleading practices following those reviews, he said. Petraeus noted a number of initiatives and online resources are in place to help troops and their families navigate postsecondary education. “The wonderful education benefits provided to our military and their families through (tuition assistance) and the GI Bill should not be channeled to programs that do not promote — and may even frustrate — this outcome,” she said. SOCIAL MEDIA, from Page 5 about Air Force topics, provide a disclaimer stating the opinion as your own, and not that of the Air Force. This can be done either as a disclaimer on a profile, or on each individual post and will alleviate any potential confusion from followers reading the post. If an Airman posts a statement about hurting himself or others, time is of the essence. Contact 911 if you know the location of the Airman. If you do not know the person’s location, contact the command post or your supervisor for assistance in locating the Airman. It is important to seek help for these individuals immediately. Using certain security features within social media sites can help mitigate some of the risk of personal information being shared. However, privacy policies change almost daily, and Airmen may not know about the updates. Therefore, do not rely on site security measures alone. Be careful of whom you allow into your social media networks, and don’t

TOWN HALL, FROM PAGE 6 due to “unusual circumstances.” The memo, therefore, serves as an official document that no LQA received during the extended period would need to be repaid. So far, the DFAS team has scheduled 45-minute individual sessions with 51 employees in the Kaiserslautern area alone and plan on meeting with employees all over Europe. “This team is extremely professional,” said an employee, who was one of the first to meet with DFAS officials. “The folks we met with this morning answered all of our questions and took all the time we needed, even going past our 45-minute time slot. They were extremely helpful.” If employees still wish to contest their LQA debt through an appeal rather than a waiver process, they should contact their Human Resources Office directly.

trust that the account will always remain secure. Assume personal responsibility. Airmen’s social-media pages are their personal space, and they are encouraged to tell their personal Air Force stories through social networks. They simply need to ensure the information they post is cleared for release and within regulations. Don’t jeopardize the mission or put anyone’s life, or lives in danger. Think before you post. “We don’t want Airmen to feel like they are stifled from sharing information,” Schusler said. “We just want to emphasize the use of common sense to keep people safe.” If Airmen have questions about acceptable posting to social media, there are resources available to them for guidance. AFPAA has published a new booklet, the Air Force Social Media Guide, available for download here, or at www. af.mil on the homepage under the social media icons. Airmen can also contact their local public affairs office with questions.


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Since November souvenirs or candy 2012, a small team was never-ending of dedicated Soldiers during all four days. have been crawling Day Three’s route out of bed in the was capped by seven early hours two to “hills” that to the three times a week local Dutch seem to march with each significant, but to other at times over this highly prepared 25 miles. This sacriteam of professional fice was in preparaSoldiers were nothtion for one of the ing more than normost arduous and mal flat land found Photo by 1st Sgt. Michael Eldred intensely celebrataround their local A combined team from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center ed annual events and U.S. Army Public Health Command Region-Europe march training area. The of modern times alongside approximately 40,000 marchers participating in team again marched TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH (P.C.A.) — the International the second day of the International Four Days Marches to the finish with HUMBLING THE SINNER, EXALTING THE SAVIOR Four Days Marches Nijmegen in Holland. style. Day Three was AND PROMOTING HOLINESS Nijmegen. done and the team had time to mull over their Sunday School 9:30 AM – Nursery Available The first “Vierdaagse,” or four-day march, fate with their legs up. After having already Sundays: Corporate Worship 10:45 AM was held in 1909 as a way of keeping the marched more than 78 miles in three days, the Weekdays: Men’s, Women’s and Small Group Bible Studies / Prayer Meetings Dutch army fit after the introduction of motor knowledge that they had at least 25 more miles www.trinityreformedpca.com vehicles. Depending on the age group and to the finish started to wear heavily on their Kirchenstrasse 2a, 66849 Landstuhl, Tel: 0 63 71 - 61 81 38 category, participants must walk 30, 40 or 50 hearts and souls. (across the street from European Country Living) kilometers each day for four days. Originally Day Four’s start was electric. The coma military event with a few civilians, it now is bination of starting earlier than other days a mainly civilian event. Numbers have risen (4 a.m.) and the fact that the team remained in recent years, with more than 40,000 taking intact increased team morale and enthusiasm. part, including about 5,000 military members. The fourth day was also the beginning of the It is now the world’s largest walking event. end. As the team limped along the road, it was On July 16, a small contingent of 17 Soldiers obvious this day was going to be even more from a combined group from Landstuhl intensely supported by the people along the POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Protestant Services Regional Medical Center and U.S. Army Public route than the previous days. The party atmoCiv 0631-3406-4098 t%BFOOFS$IBQFM  Health Command Region-Europe joined 31 sphere increased as the team marched closer t-BOETUVIM$IBQFM Saturday Seventh-Day Adventist Sunday Mass 9 a.m. other countries and 48,000 participants for to downtown Nijmegen. The crowds began to Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Daily Mass noon Mon – Fri Worship service 11 a.m. the first day of this march. Lowland dikes and press harder on the participants until it seemed POC USAG-K Chaplains Office 493-4098, Sunday Chapel Next Service 10:00 a.m. small villages along the route were crammed impossible to get through. 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There were more than 300,000 people For more information call Vogelweh Chapel: t3BNTUFJO/PSUI$IBQFM (480-6148) 489-6859 Day Two’s route was as intense as the first, jammed along the route as the team pressed Contemporary Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Youth Group t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM (480-5753) with a swing through downtown Nijmegen through the crowd to finish just in time for Middle School Youth Group, "Plugged-In" for Liturgical Services, 9 a.m. Sunday once again. With 48,000 participants filling the 4:55 p.m. finale with only five minutes Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern and Sembach meets Liturgical Sunday School, 11:00 a.m. Sunday the street, this caused the team to use cadence to spare. The teamwork and motivation of on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pulaski Traditional Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday Religious Youth Center. calling skills and discipline while marching to this small and dedicated group of LRMC and t7PHFMXFI$IBQFM (489-6859) High School Youth Group, "The Rock" meets Gospel Service, 11:00 a.m. Sunday drive through the slower crowds. PHC Soldiers was rewarded with the team on Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pulaski Protestant Education Classes are available for Many of the blisters and fatigue from the award and each participant receiving their first Religious Youth Center. all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and previous day were now becoming a factor in Nijmegen March award. Dinner for Students and their Families, Daenner, For more information, call 480-2499 Vince Lombardi once stated, “Fatigue makes "Café" meets on Sundays from from 4:30 to 5:30 finishing as a team. 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A hallway display is seen here at the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center July 19. The A&FRC provides activities and services for KMC members to advance and adapt to the military way of life.

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&FRC provides support for Airmen

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he Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center provides activities and services for members of the KMC to advance and adapt to the military way of life and promote self-sufficiency to strengthen the community. The center offers services such as information and referral, discovery resources and exceptional family member programs as well as relocation assistance to accommodate Ramstein Airmen in the best way possible. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ramstein A&FRC strives to create and support ready and resilient Airmen and families through multiple programs and services,â&#x20AC;? said Sara Wilson, A&FRC lead life consultant. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We provide a unique German experience for newcomers through a local cultural orientation class and tours that

empower them to adapt to the German culture and enjoy it.â&#x20AC;? The heart of the A&FRC is information and referral. They answer all questions or provide the specific services an Airman may need. If they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t assist in any way, they provide the resource as needed. The discovery resource center provides computers with Internet access for customer use during relocation. The computers can also be used for job search, resume writing, checking private email accounts and any other web services that can provide assistance. The family support function of the EFMP is designed to provide support to military family members with special needs in the form of information and referral. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The A&FRC provides family support to exceptional family members, manages the by-law Transition Assistance Program for

separating or retiring members, (and) offers financial support through briefings and individual consultations,â&#x20AC;? Wilson said. The A&FRC also promotes family preparedness through education and participation in readiness support. Families are also provided assistance during extended absences of the military member, emergencies and natural disasters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The center helped me adjust to Air Force and German lifestyle,â&#x20AC;? said Airman 1st Class Jonathan Walsh, 86th Communication Squadron knowledge operations management commander support staff. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a beneficial support center that has definitely made an impact on me and my family.â&#x20AC;? For more information, contact the A&FRC at 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. The A&FRC hours of operation are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Vogelweh CDC reopens by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs fter more than two years of renovations, the Vogelweh Child Development Center has had upgrading to its carpeting, flooring, wall panels, fire-suppression system and more, creating a better quality of life for the children at their home away from home. “The renovations not only gave a much needed facelift for a more modern CDC, but the facility now meets

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all current (health) codes, ensuring the children’s safety in the facility,” said Shaquita Ponder, 86th Force Support Squadron CDC program manager. “The newly constructed wall allows for two classrooms to be utilized versus one, adding an additional toddler classroom to the facility.” The CDC is available to assist Department of Defense, military and civilian personnel in balancing the competing demands of the accomplishment of the DOD mission and family life by managing and delivering a system of quality.

“It is critical that parents are able to complete their mission daily with comfort in knowing that their children are in programs that are of high quality,” Ponder said. While the Vogelweh CDC was being renovated, those children were sent to Ramstein’s CDC. Now that the new building at Vogelweh has opened, it freed up more space at Ramstein’s CDC as well. “With the KMC being one of the largest military populated areas, child care spaces are and will continue to be a challenge. This project was

part of an emergency intervention construction project to update some of our facilities and increase the number of spaces that we’ll be able to offer to the community,” Ponder said. The Vogelweh CDC can have approximately 448 children in attendance that range anywhere from 6 weeks to 5 years in age. With few spots available at any given time, parents should make sure they can register their children at the soonest possible time. If you are looking to have your child/children attend either the Ramstein

or Vogelweh CDC, there are a few ways of going about that. You can stop by the Resource and Referral Office, located in the Ramstein CDC, Bldg. 832, or call 480-8782 or 06371478782. Or, you can register online at https:// www.86fss.com/index.php/ cdc-waiting-list-requestforms. The Vogelweh CDC has since reopened its doors March 25. For questions, call the Ramstein CDC at 480-9276 or 06371479276, or the Vogelweh CDC at 489-7419 or 06315367419.

School Notes School office closed

The Ramstein Middle School administrative office will be closed today and Aug. 2 due to civilian furlough.

Ramstein Vacation Bible School

Ramstein Middle School hosts Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 to 9. Registration for volunteers and children in kindergarten through fifth grade can be found online on the Ramstein VBS Facebook page.

New student orientation

Ramstein High School will be hosting a

new student orientation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22. Students will be afforded the opportunity to tour the school, learn important information about the school and even receive a free lunch. Families can contact Ramstein High School at 480-6951 or 06371-47-6951 for more information.

register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122; the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943; or the Sembach Community Activity Center, Bldg. 220, Room 117, at 496-5175 or 06302-67-5175.

Driver’s education

Free youth after-school program

IMCOM-Europe announces the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. It is made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the German National Federation of Driving Instructors (Fahrlehrerverband). For more information and to

Child, Youth and School Services at the Landstuhl Youth Center offers a free after-school program for youth in sixth to 12th grades. This program features food, homework assistance and tutoring, special events, and more. Register at a One-Stop Shop or Parent Central Services.

AIRMAN’S ATTIC NEEDS VOLUNTEERS The Airman’s Attic is a volunteer run, non-profit organization managed by the KMC Top 3. Thanks to the community’s grateful donations, we carry military clothing and accessories, children’s clothing, household item, kitchen items, small appliances, electronics, linen, home decor, seasonal items and much more. Items are free for U.S. military, E-5 and below, and their spouses. All ranks are authorized on the last Wednesday of the month. We gladly accept your donations during business hours. Due to limited space and safety regulations, we are unable to accept old computer monitors, large TVs, VHS tapes, medical equipment, and expired or open food.

The Airman’s Attic, located in Bldg. 2162 on Ramstein (next to the southside barbershop), needs volunteers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday to Friday. Volunteers are needed to greet visitors, sort through donations, test electronics and stock shelves. If you would like to volunteer, email kmc.airmansattic@us.af.mil or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KMCAirmansAttic.


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Biking to Berlin

Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Guinazu

Lt. Col. Jason Dudjak, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Expeditionary Operations Branch chief, poses next to his bike July 23. Dudjak will make a 425-mile trip, biking from Ramstein to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Dudjak has trained four months for this five-day trip. He will bike 60 to 100 miles each day and will be hosted in guest houses along the way for rest and recuperation. Although Dudjak has traveled through Germany over the course of his tour, his hope is to experience the country at a slower pace and get the chance to interact with the locals. The road trip begins Aug. 4. Visit the Ramstein Air Base Web page to view photos and track his progression throughout his journey.


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Sarah Dudjak, daughter of Lt. Col. Jason and Denise Dudjak, poses for a photo after paragliding over the Alps June 21 in GarmischPartenkirchen, Germany. 

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Sandra Jorgenson (left) and Haley Miracle pose for a photo July 3 by Saint Barbara’s Church in Kunta Hora, Czech Republic. Saint Barbara’s Church is a famous Gothic church in central Europe and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Kunta Hora is located 45 minutes east of Prague.

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9 g u A , i r F – ri, July 26

F EVENTS Wine at the park Fri, Jul 26 – Sun, Jul 28 Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg The 10th anniversary of the ‘Wein im Park‘ (wine at the park) festival in Badmünster am Stein-Ebernburg will take place in the beautiful atmosphere of the Kurpark (spa gardens). Enjoy wines from the Mosel area and a variety of food while listening to live bands. On Sunday a children’s program will be provided for the small visitors and a fireworks display at 10 pm ends the festival. For more info in German see www.wein-im-park.info. Sunday shopping Sun, Jul 28 Zweibrücken, The Style Outlets Enjoy a special Sunday at the Style Outlets in Zweibrücken from 1 pm to 6 pm. This place is all about clothes, shoes, accessories and lifestyle. In this shopping center, 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. Mindzone: Therapist Behind the Front Lines Sun, Jul 28 Kaiserslautern, Union Studio Theatre On July 28 the Clearing Barrel G.I. Coffeehouse and the Military Counseling Network e.V. present Jan Haaken’s new documentary movie ‘Mindzone: Therapist Behind the Front Lines’ Union Studio at 6 pm. The filmmaker and clinical psychologist shows conflicts mental health workers experienced in the 113th Army Combat Stress Control detachment regarding psychology, diagnosis and treatment. After the movie everybody is invited to a discussion with director Janice Haaken. For more info see www.mindzonemovie.com. Holi Festival of Colors Sat, Jul 27 Saarbrücken, Messegelände This festival is inspired by the Indian spring festival which symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Thereby, people throw colored powder at each other and have a good time while dancing to music

by different DJs. For more information in English see www.holifestival.com. Trier city tour in English Sat, Jul 27 Trier, Tourist Information Bureau Enjoy a city tour through the beautiful historic city center of Trier starting at 1.30 pm. During the two-hour tour the English guide will show you the most important historic buildings such as the Porta Nigra, the cathedral and the Imperial Baths with its interiors. Admission is €8.50 adults, children up to 14 are free. For more info and further dates see www.trier-info.de. Backfischfest Sun, Jul 28 Merxheim, Rathaus Enjoy the Merxheim Backfischfest (fried fish festival) on July 28 in front of the Rathaus (town hall), starting at 11 am. The Angelsportverein (sport fishing association) Hecht will provide delicious meals and drinks. For more information in German contact the organizers at 06754-8203. Havanna Club Beach Party Sat, Aug 3 Speyer, Rheinstrand Visit Speyer’s Rheinstrand (beach on the river Rhine) on August 3 from noon to midnight and have a great time at the Havanna Club Beach Party. Enjoy Caribbean beats and live music while relaxing at the beach with your friends. Entry fee is €4. For more info in German see www.rheinstrand-speyer.de. Castle festival Sat, Aug 3 – Sun, Aug 4 Cochem, Reichsburg Once again actors will ensure a medieval atmosphere within the historic castle walls. Marvel at fire shows or jugglers and more while you enjoy beer, wine or a medieval barbeque. For more info in German see www.cochem.de. Autofreies Lautertal Sun, Aug 4 B270 Kaiserslautern to Lauterecken The adventure day Autofreies Lautertal (no car Lautertal) takes place on the road B270 between Kaiserslautern and Lauterecken from 9 am to 7 pm. The route will be closed to motorized traffic and can

therefore be used by skaters, cyclists and hikers. Villages along the road will provide food, drinks, live music and family activities. For more info in German see www.kaiserslautern-kreis.de. Schlosspark Festival Fri, Aug 9 – Sat, Aug 10 Trippstadt, Schlosspark Friday, the German electro pop duo Glasperlenspiel will hold a concert at 6.30 pm and Saturday culinary delights, a wine village, a children’s program and live music are provided before the park is illuminated by wonderful light shows at 8.30 pm and 1 am. For more info in German and tickets between €3 and €24 see www.schlosspark-festival.de. Rheingauer Weinwoche Fri, Aug 9 – Sun, Aug 18 Wiesbaden, City center The 38th Rheingauer Weinwoche (Rheingau wine week) starts at 11 am. Find delicious wines and champagnes offered by more than 100 booths between the Schlossplatz, the Marktkirche and the Dern’sche Gelände, while listening to live music and enjoying the unique atmosphere. For more info in German see www.rheingau.de. Elephant Parade Now - Fri, Oct 18 Trier, Hauptmarkt All proceeds support the Asian Elephant Foundation. While you are in the city exploring, take notice of the huge concrete statues that have been decorated by various artists from around the world. It’s a great way to talk with your kids about art, conservation, and see the beautiful city of Trier in the process. Have fun! See www.elephantparade.com CONCERTS Castle Jazz festival Sat, Jul 27 – Sun, Jul 28 Landstuhl, Burg Nanstein The 16th Burg Jazz Festival (castle jazz festival) presents bands from Germany, Switzerland and France. While Saturday will be more of a bluesy day, Sunday will be characterized by jazz. For more information in German and ticket prices see www.unnerhaus-kulturclub.de.

Nature One Festival Fri, Aug 2 – Sun, Aug 4 Kastellaun, Raketenbasis PYDNA Experience the biggest electronic music event in Germany, presenting four main floors and 19 smaller floors. This year the organizers expect around 60,000 visitors when more than 300 international DJs and live acts like Paul van Dyk and Felix Kröcher will perform. For more information and tickets see www.nature-one.de (in German only) Rock am Turm festival Sat, Aug 3 Landstuhl, Feuerwache Enjoy the 20th Rock am Turm (rock at the tower) starting at 8 pm. The two rock bands ‘Sidewalk’ and ‘Fused’ ensure great musical entertainment and a fantastic party while the voluntary fire brigade offers dinks and food. Entry fee is €9. For more info see www.feuerwehr-landstuhl.de. Military music festival Sat, Aug 3 St. Goarshausen, Loreley Freilichtbühne Enjoy the 3rd ‘Tattoo-Military Music Festival on the Rock’-starting at 6 pm. A huge variety of national and international military bands present their music in the impressive location of the old amphitheatre. Highlight is the Loreley-Tattoo with a performance of all bands accentuated by a huge fireworks display. For more info in German and tickets from €36.90 see www.deutschland-tattoo.de. SPORTS Coca-Cola run Sun, Jul 28 Einsiedlerhof, Weilerbacherstrasse Take part in the 31st Coca-Cola street run at 9 am. Register until July 23 to take part in the 10 km run. For more info on registration in German, see www.fck-running.de. Basketball: Germany vs. France Tue, Aug 6 Mannheim, SAP Arena See the preparation game for the European championship Germany vs. France on August 6 at 8 pm in the SAP Arena Mannheim. Tickets are from €11 to €31 and available at www.eventim.de.

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Mark Your Calendar

» Armstrong’s Club hosts Karaoke Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Aug. 2 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For ages 18 and over. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » The NAF Warehouse sale will take place Saturday at the Special Events Center, Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Pick up office and children’s furniture, electrical equipment, kitchenware and more at great prices. For ID cardholders only. Credit and debit cards are accepted. Future dates: Aug. 17 and 24. For more information, call 388-9135 or 06221338-9135, or 483-6757 or 0631411-6759. » Tickets are now available for the Women’s Equality Day luncheon, which will be held at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh Housing. The theme of this year’s event is “Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote.” There will be entertainment, displays and guest speaker Denise Miller, deputy to the commander of U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Württemberg. Entertain-

ment will be provided by female Soldiers from Army units in the KMC. To purchase tickets, contact your unit’s equal opportunity adviser. For details, call 493-4130 or 484-7236/8362. » KMC Onstage is holding open auditions for “How I Became a Pirate,” by Janet Vogt Yates and Mark Friedman, and “Wiley and the Hairy Man,” by Jack Stokes, at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29. Performance dates for both shows is Oct. 4 to 27. Open to everyone, no previous experience is required. Wear clothing that allows you to move freely. Material will be available for cold reading at the audition. Scripts will be available to check out in advance. “How I Became a Pirate:” One boy (about 10 years old) and seven or more pirates of varying genders and ages (at the director’s discretion) are needed. Have a short song and sheet music prepared for an accompanist. “Wiley and the Hairy Man:” A mixed cast of six or more of varying age and gender are needed. First choice may be given for a cast that would be available for daytime performances in the

JOB

FREELANCE WRITER WANTED

for our website www.militaryingermany.com and other print publications. • Must demonstrate a writing background (newspaper or magazine, travel writing, etc.) • German language skills are helpful. • Minimum number of stories per week required. • Contribute own story ideas and keep up-to-date with current events in the KMC, Baumholder, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden areas. • Must be willing to take assignments. Interested? Send your resume and copies of 2 published articles to jobs@advantipro.de. An in-house interview is required.

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future. KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, call 4836626 or 0631-411-6626. » Join Better Opportunities for Single Service Members (BOSS) on a trip to the Stuttgart Wine Fest Aug. 30. In the heart of Stuttgart, more than 100 stalls will serve typical Swabian dishes and regional specialties. Depart at 10 a.m. from Vogelweh Bowling Center. Return at 3 a.m. Aug. 31. Register with Army Outdoor Recreation by Aug. 23 (Bldg. 2905 on Pulaski Barracks) by calling 4934117 or 0631-3406-4117. For more details, contact your BOSS representative.

Meetings

» Attention active duty, Guard/Reserve, former or retired commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services: The First European Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America invites you to the third 2013 meeting of the membership from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Quack Restaurant and Biergarten (near Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern). Stop by for lunch, check out membership benefits and meet the members of the chapter. To RSVP or get directions to the meeting, email fleitnaker@t-online.de. » The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club and the Ramstein Enlisted Spouses Association host a meet and greet from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. For details, contact Nichole Gonzalez at President@ ramsteinosc.org. » The Child, Youth and School Services Parent Advisory Committee meeting will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 21 in Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks. Child care will be available. For details, call 493-4515 or 0631-3406-4515.

Support Groups

» The Mom2Mom breastfeeding support group hosts the Big Latch On in the KMC from 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 at Donnelly Park on Ramstein. Mom-

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MOPS volunteers needed Volunteers are needed to help set up and take down Mothers of Preschoolers meeting areas, as well as assist with child care, including doing crafts, lessons and games. Volunteers are required to submit to a background check through the chapel. Volunteers are needed two to three times per month for three hours (approximately from 9 to 11 a.m.) For more information or to volunteer, email ramsteinMOPS@gmail.com. 2Mom is also hosting a World Breast-Feeding Week open house and information fair. In addition, certified baby wearing instructors will be onsite to demonstrate and answer questions about the different kinds of baby wraps, slings and carriers available. There will also be about $1,750 in prizes to give away at the event, including breast pumps, breast-feeding books and baby wraps. For details, visit www. mom2momkmc.org or visit them on Facebook at www.facebook. com/mom2momkmc. » Expectant Parent Orientation takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. every third Tuesday at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Chapel, Bldg. 3773. No registration required. Come to this meeting to get information about pregnancy and newborns.

bring euro for lunch and shopping. The trip beings at 8:30 a.m. at the Wetzel Teen Center. Deadline to sign up is Aug. 2. To reserve a spot, call the teen center at 4856810 or 06783-6-6810. » SKIES Unlimited and Hilltop Theater host a drama camp (from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6 to 11, and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for ages 12 to 18) Mondays through Thursdays from Monday to Aug. 8 at Hilltop Theater. This is the chance for your child or youth to learn from directors, choreographers and vocal coaches who have been selected because of their years of experience motivating and guiding young performers. A performance will be held Aug. 9. The cost is $75. For more information, contact SKIES Unlimited at 485-6969 or 06783-6-6969.

Baumholder Events

Jobs

» An Ohio Wesleyan University soccer team soccer clinic will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Minick Field. Learn from head coach of the Ohio Wesleyan University soccer team, Dr. Jay Martin. Open to ages 5 to 18. Register for this free event with Parent Central Services by calling 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003. » The Warrior Zone’s last summer barbecue potluck party will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Warrior Zone, Bldg. 8106 on Smith Barracks. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy the afternoon. This event is open to Soldiers and their guests 18 and over. For details, call the Warrior Zone at 485-7339 or 067836-7339. » Make new friends and see new things on this FEET (Friends Exploring Europe Together) trip to Saarbrücken Aug. 7. Open to all Baumholder middle and high school students. Enjoy a German-style breakfast, meet key garrison and community leaders, tour the City of Saarbrücken on foot, and go shopping at the Europa Galerie Mall. There is no cost, but students should

» Want to learn more about finding a government job? Visit Army Community Service, Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks, at 10 a.m. today and Aug. 9 and 23 to learn more about finding and applying for jobs. Get the one up on competition with hands on instruction and assistance from our training employment readiness expert. For more information or to make an appointment with Employment Readiness, call 0631-3406-4029. » Learn important information about what an employer would look for on a resume and even practice an interview at a resume writing class from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 13 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. » Learn valuable skill sets needed to set an impression on prospective employers during a job interview at a job interview workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in Bldg .2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more events in both the KMC and Baumholder, support groups, meetings and jobs, visit the KA online at www. kaiserslauternamerican.com.


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MONDAY » Ramstein spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. TUESDAY » Resume writing/USA bobs: 9 to 11 a.m. » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hercules Theater » Individual VA appointments: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. » EFMP Activity — Dynamikum: 8:30 to 3 p.m. » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to 12 noon AUG. 2 » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Child/Youth

» NEW KID ON THE BLOCK SUMMER CAMP: Did your family just PCS to the KMC? We have a new program to welcome your children: New Kid on the Block Summer Camp. Bring a copy of your orders to the Ramstein Youth Center, Bldg. 428, and receive a voucher for three free summer camp sessions. One session is three hours long, from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. Each voucher also includes one free morning (7 to 9 a.m.) or lunch (noon to 2 p.m.) session. Stop by the youth center or call 06371-47-6444 or 480-6444 for more information or to register for sessions. » MORNING HELP FOR PARENTS: Rise & Shine Recreation is a great new option for parents who have to be to work early. Youth can enjoy some games, friends and fitness to get the day off to a great start. Breakfast is available for purchase from the snack bar, and the program is open from 7 to 9 a.m. Spaces are limited, so register online today. » YOUTH CENTER SUMMER CAMPS: Summer camp registration is going on now. Visit www.86fss.com under the families tab to register for all the camps that will fill your summer with adventure and high yield learning fun for

Classes And Training

» Join Army Community Service for resilience training, a free seminar designed for family members to help teach the skills to increase optimism, mental agility and character strengths. The class takes place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 8 and 22 in Bldgs. 2891 and 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. » Do you want to store weapons at the Rod and Gun Club or be able to participate in European sport shooting matches? If so, the U.S. Forces Sport Shooting-Basic Knowledge Course is for you. This course takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Child, Youth and School Services Conference Room, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks. Sign up by today. Participants will receive both membership in every U.S. Armed Forces Rod & Gun Club, and a German Schützenmeister permit, allowing access to all the benefits of the Rod & Gun Clubs Europe-wide. Topics will include German weapon laws, as well as firearms safety,

youth and teens. » BGCA BRAIN GAIN CAMPS: A wonderful new opportunity for youth who have finished second grade, but are not yet 9 years old — the smarter fun in the summer Brain Gain Camps! Go online to sign up while spaces are still available or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 06371-476444 for more information. » RAMSTEIN COMMUNITY CENTER EVENTS: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Play Group Social, 10 a.m. to noon; every second and fourth Saturday of the month, flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; every third Wednesday of the month, Exceptional Family Member Program (play group social), 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the RCC at 480-6600/7187 or 06371-476600/7187. » INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES: • Adult ballet, Tuesdays from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. until Aug. 6, for ages 18 and up. • Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate, Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. until May 30, 2014, for ages 7 to 18. Visit www.86fss.com under the families tab to register now, or call 06371-47-3157or 480-3157 for more information. » COACHES NEEDED: contact the youth sports office if you are able to share a love of soccer, flag football or cheerleading. Call 06371-47-5660 or 480-5660 for more information. » EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS NEEDED: Our child development centers and school age programs are looking for professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of military youth. Visit www.nafjobs.org to apply today; search for “Child & Youth Program Assistants” under “Hot Jobs.”

Health and Wellness Center MONDAY » BOD POD assessments: 8 to 10 a.m. » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe Station: noon to 1 p.m. TUESDAY » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m.

history and technology. All participants must have a valid U.S. Forces Hunting, Fishing & Sport Shooting Program membership card, current membership with the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club, and be 18 or older. Cost is $60 per person. Participation is limited to 16 people. All attendees are required to sign up with Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation prior to attending (call 493-4117 or 06313-4064117). » Hello America, a class specifically designed for spouses and family members getting ready to move to the U.S. who have never been there before, will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. It will cover basic American culture and heritage. » Learn to sew at the Arts and Crafts Center’s class Intro to Sewing from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Open to anyone 18 and over. The pattern is free and a discount will be offered on the fabric. Cost is $40. Call to reserve your spot. Con-

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WEDNESDAY » Back 2 Basics: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe Station: noon to 2 p.m. THURSDAY » Deep water running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Tobacco cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » Kneehab: 1 to 2 p.m. AUG. 2 » BOD POD assessments: 8 to 9 a.m.

Family Advocacy

» TAME YOUR TEMPER (four sessions): Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. » 1-2-3 MAGIC (four sessions): Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. » THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES (one session): Sept. 6, 5 to 7 p.m., HAWC. » MEN ARE FROM MARS: WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS (one session): Sept. 13, 5 to 7 p.m., HAWC. NOTE: The above classes are sponsored by Army & Air Force Family Advocacy Programs. For more details and to register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2098. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (monthly): Third Tuesday of the month, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. For details, contact New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

MONDAYS » Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Hercules Theater. For details, call Capt. December “Dee” Garcia or Capt. Isabella “Izzy” Ramirez at 480-5597.

Chapel

» Marriage Makeover Conference: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7, Ramstein Officers’ Club. For more details and to register, visit www.ramsteinmarriageseminar.eventbrite.com or call 4806148. Pay at the Ramstien North Chapel from 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14, 21 and 28.

firmation and payment must be received prior to attending class. An Intro to Quilting class will also take place from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Materials are not included. Cost is $45. For more information on either class, call 483-6509 or 0631411-6509. » First Termers Financial Management will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This is mandatory training for all newly assigned E1-E4 in the community to learn about personal finance. Must complete within the first 90 days of arrival. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4015 or 0631-3406-4015. » Stress management class will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Join this informative class offered weekly that teaches about different kinds of stress and healthy ways to cope. » Successful money management class will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. Get a plan

in place to manage your accounts and make your money work for you. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4151 or 0631-3406-4151. » Effective Oct. 1, SNCO Academy course 00014, version 6, will be released on a new learning management system, Blackboard (Bb). The new course features new lessons and updated interactive content. The old course 14, version 5, on the Air University ADLS site will be shut down on this date. All students enrolled in the old course 14 have until Sept. 30 to complete the course. Students who do not complete the current course by Sept. 30 will be disenrolled from the old course and can enroll in the new course when it becomes available. More details about access to the new course will be released in September. Do you want to see more classes? There are more classes posted on the Kaiserslautern American website at www. kaiserslauternamerican.com.


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

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: Summer break through Sept. 20. A theater fest is scheduled for Sept. 14. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: Summer break through Aug. 16. For more information on the new program, visit www.kammgarn.de. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond on Donnersberger Strasse): • Bergmanns Blasorchester presents German songs, folk music and brass music, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Bistro serves food and beverages. An

adventure playground is next to area. Lichtenberg Castle, Thallichtenberg (near Kusel): • Castle Rock with the bands Die Söhne Mannheims, 41 Grad and Tom Cali, Saturday. Doors open 6 p.m. Concert starts 7 p.m. Tickets at the door cost €40. For more information and advance tickets, visit www.burglichtenbergrock.de. Katzweiler, open air stage in forest (In der Eselsdelle): • Children’s performance “Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13,” in German, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 23, and 4 p.m. Aug. 11, 25 and Sept. 1. • Adult performance, “Sommernachtstraum,” a Midsummer Night’s Dream, in German, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and 31. Tickets cost €6 to €9. For more information and ticket reservations, visit www.freilichtspiele-katzweiler.de. Bad Dürkheim, Römerplatz: • The band From Da Soul presents soul and funk, 7 p.m. Aug. 8 during the stop&listen series, which continues every other Thursday, until Aug. 22.

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Medieval fest in Annweiler Annweiler sponsors a medieval fest to honor Richard the Lionheart today to Sunday. The event will feature a medieval market, knights’ camp, vendors, jugglers, children’s activities and musical presentations. The market starts at 6 p.m. today and noon Saturday and Sunday. Stands with food and beverage specialties will serve flat cake, oriental specialties, sweets, mead and other drinks from the Middle Ages. Daily tickets cost €6. Children under 12 are admitted free. Visitors in medieval costumes only pay €3. Tonight, admission is free.

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Summer night fest at Gartenschau The Kaiserslautern Gartenschau celebrates a summer night fest with musical entertainment Saturday. The fest begins at 6 p.m. The band Take To Life performs at 6:30 p.m. on the open air stage. They will be presenting their own compositions. The Livin Music Family starts the party at 8 p.m. performing songs by Phil Collins, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Seal, Zuccero, Lionel Richie and others. The king of soul, Waymond Harding, starts performing with his saxophone and his extraordinary voice at 7 p.m. on Kaiserberg. Metamorphosis of Lights, a show with lights, fire and light effects, begins at 10:35 p.m. near the entrance. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Ruling Class,” a black comedy by Peter Barnes, Sept. 6 to Oct. 19. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Nationaltheater Mannheim, Am Goetheplatz: • Ballet Teatro Espanol de Rafael Aguilar presents “Carmen Flamceno,” 8 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 4. For more information, visit www.nationaltheatermannheim.de.

Miscellaneous

• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open to Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special events: Nostalgia exhibition and art forum in exhibition hall, through Oct. 31. “Songs of Silence,” photo exhibition by Indian photographer Balan Madhavan, officially opens 5 p.m. today, runs to Sept. 1 in flower hall. Saturday: Summer night fest. Sunday: Catholic church service, 11 a.m. in willow church. For details, visit www. gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Oct. 31. For details, visit www. japanischergarten.de. • Mittelbrunn, schnaps burner fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Schopp, village carnival, Saturday and Sunday. • Obermohr, village carnival, Saturday to Monday. • Kollweiler, fire station, firefighter fest, Saturday. • Katzweiler, Dorfplatz, haxen fest, Saturday. • Fischbach, Schinnertal, charcoal burners fest, today and Saturday. • Neuleiningen (west of Grünstadt), castle wine fest, today to Monday.

• Gerolsheim (east of Grünstadt), fountain fest, today and Saturday. • Hettenleidelheim (near Wattenheim, A6), fisher fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Zweibrücken, city fest, today to Sunday. • Zellertal-Zell (B47, north of Eisenberg), park and wine fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Weidenthal (B39, past Hochspeyer), music fest, Satrturday to Monday. • Neustadt-Hambach, wine fest, today to Tuesday. • Schwetzingen (south of Mannheim), Schlossgarten (Palace garden), lights fest with illuminations, fireworks display and entertainment, starts 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission fee is €14 for adults, €7 for children and €35 for families. For details, visit www.schwetzingen.de. • Traben-Trarbach/Mosel River (north of Bernkastel-Kues), St. Jacob’s Day, town millers’ guild wine fest, today to Monday. • Hatzenport/Mosel River, wine and folk festival, today to Monday. • St. Goar (on Rhine River, south of Koblenz), medieval fest at Rheinfels Castle, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, festgrounds, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. • Ramstein, Autokino, 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 3. • Worms, Garten-Center Dehner, Mainzer Strasse 55, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. • Mannheim-Sandhofen, real Markt, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.


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Sports guard clinic protects patients from injury by Rachel Kersey 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Ramstein Dental Clinic hosted the annual sports guard clinic July 20 on Ramstein. “We come in on a Saturday to see dependents and make sports guards,” said Airman 1st Class Kelly Almeida, 86th Dental Squadron dental technician. “With school starting and sports in the summertime, it’s critical that you have a sports guard to protect your mouth.” Approximately 57 patients aged 6 and older were fitted for personalized sports guards, which serve to absorb the shock of contact by acting as a cushion against trauma from the outside, said Col. John Kersey, 86th Dental Squadron pediatric dentist. Dependents are seen on space avail-

able basis at the dental clinic, Almeida said. The yearly sports guard clinic allows volunteer dentists and technicians to serve dependents outside of normal duty hours at no cost to the patients. “Overall, I think it went really well,” said Capt. Erin McNamara, 86th Dental Squadron general dentist. “This is the first time we did appointments, and I think it made it run much smoother. Less time in the waiting room shortens the time you have to be in the clinic. We get more positive comments from parents and families saying that it was just much easier for them when they come in.” Almeida said there are also other opportunities for off-duty care throughout the year, such as the biannual Little Teeth, Big Smiles clinic, which is an opportunity for children ages 3 to 7 to get exams and cleanings,

Racquetball tournament

Come challenge your skills at the AmericanEuropean Racquetball Association’s fifth annual Racquetball Tournament Aug. 3 and 4 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. The available skill divisions are: Men’s Open, A, B, C, D, Women’s Open/A and Open Doubles division. The available age divisions are: junior (18 and under), 19+, 35+, 50+ and 60+. Entry fee is $25 for one event, $10 for additional events and $5 for the doubles event. All

Out to the ball game Catcher Cassandra Underwood, team U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, and batter Staff Sgt. Samuel Bullmor, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, keep sharp focus on the incoming ball during Day Two of the Unit Softball Tournament July 16 at the softball field near Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern. The garrison won the game 26-14 and placed third overall in the tournament, which concluded July 18. The 21st Theater Support Command beat the 30th Medical Command 14-4 to win the championship.

and the Retiree Appreciation Clinic, which offers the same services to retirees during Retiree Appreciation Week.

proceeds will be donated to the Landstuhl Fisher Houses. For more details and registration, visit the AERA website at www.racquetball-aera.com or call Ed “AC” Acuavera at 0171-773-1579.

Cheerleading conditioning

Join EDGE! for cheerleading conditioning. Sessions are designed to increase overall strength, flexibility, speed and conditioning in a safe, fun and challenging environment. Fun and fit for youth (grades 1 to 12). Youth must bring a bagged lunch. Conditioning takes place from 19 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 to 9 in Landstuhl, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 12 to 16 in Sembach. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Sports physicals

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Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Ayden Veale, son of Chief Master Sgt. Gay L.C. Veale, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing command chief, gets fitted for his mouth guard during the annual weekend sports guard clinic July 20 on Ramstein.

Annual health screening physicals are required for students who wish to participate in sports. The 86th Medical Group will be conducting sports physicals by appointment only Aug. 17 for youth ages 6 to 18 years old enrolled to the Ramstein Clinic. The physicals will be performed from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Ramstein Clinic, Bldg. 2114 (main clinic). Physicals are valid for one year. Appointments can be made by calling 479-CARE (2273) or 0637146-2273. The appointment clerks will assist you in finding an appointment that works for your children. The MDG will provide all necessary paperwork for this examination. Families need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment to complete paperwork and the necessary pre-examination testing. If a child wears glasses, please bring them to the appointment, and have your children wear comfortable clothing, such as a T-shirt and a pair of shorts.

For more information, contact the Ramstein Dental Clinic at 479-2210 or 0637146-2210.

Health Fit 24 Louisa Woodard, Health Fit 24 juice bar worker, prepares a smoothie July 18 on Ramstein. The juice bar recently opened in the Southside Fitness Center to provide gym members with a healthy snack.

Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

FUNdamentals of Basketball

The Child, Youth and School Services EDGE! program offers a basketball course every Thursday until Aug. 22. The course for students in first to fifth grades takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and costs $35. The course for students in sixth to 12 grades takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and costs $53. This activity will encourage youth to concentrate on discipline, fundamentals and developmental skills of basketball. The course will take place at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. For more information and to register, call Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943. For more Sports Shorts, visit the KA online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com and click on “sports.”


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NOW SHOWING Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein)

Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m. The Conjuring (R) 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. SATURDAY - Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m. The Conjuring (R) 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. SUNDAY Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m. The Conjuring (R) 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10 p.m. MONDAY - Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Conjuring (R) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. TUESDAY - Dispicable Me 2 (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. The Conjuring (R) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY - Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Conjuring (R) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. THURSDAY - Dispicable Me 2 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Red 2 (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. R.I.P.D. 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. The Conjuring (R) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. TODAY -

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In 3D: Pacific Rim (PG13)- Fri 20:00, Sat 20:00, 22:30, Sun 20:00, Mon - Wed 20:00 In 3D: The Wolverine (PG13)- Fri & Sat 16:00, 19:00, 21:30, Sun - Wed 16:00, 19:00 Despicable Me 2 (PG)- Fri 15:30, 17:45,Sat 13:30, 15:30, 18:00, Sun 13:30, 15:30, Mon & Tue 15:30, 18:00, Wed 15:30 R.E.D. 2 (PG13)- Fri 15:30, 20:15, 22:30, Sat 13:30, 18:00, 20:15, 22:30, Sun 15:30, 18:00, 20: 15, Mon & Tue 15:30, 20:15, Wed 15:30, 18:00, 20:15 In 2D: The Wolverine (PG13)- Fri 17:30, 20:00, 22:30, Sat 13:30, 17:30, 20:00, 22:30, Sun 13:30, 17:30, 20:00, Mon - Wed 17:45, 20:15 Still showing: World War Z, Monsters University, Men of Steel, Now You See Me , Grown Ups 2

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Galaxy Theater (Vogelweh) Fast and Furious 6 (PG-13) 4 p.m. The Conjuring (R) 7 p.m. SATURDAY - The Hangover III (PG-13) 7 p.m. R.I.P.D. (PG-13) 7 p.m. SUNDAY Red 2 (PG) 7 p.m. TODAY -

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

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Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com/movies.php for details business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider’s help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Starring Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig. R.I.P.D. (PG-13) — A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Red 2 (PG-13) — A sequel to the hit action film about a group of retired CIA agents forced back into action. Starring Bruce Willis and Anthony Hopkins. Despicable Me 2 (PG) — While exsupervillain Gru is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam

The Conjuring (R) — A family encounters spirits living among them in their New England farmhouse. Starring Ron Livingston and Vera Farmiga.

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