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Cherry on top of AF career by Senior Airman Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Air Force officials recently announced the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015, and for the second year in a row, Ramstein Air Base is home to one of the Air Force’s best. Senior Airman Allen R. Cherry III, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health technician, is now among the 12 Airmen who get to claim the prestigious distinction this year. “It’s exciting and very, very humbling,” Cherry said. “There were a lot of key influential people that definitely helped mold and develop me. This wouldn’t have happened without my

leadership, my fellow peers, my supervision and my friends and family.” The award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members across the Air Force for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements. Among his 2014 accomplishments, Cherry was selected as the Air Force’s 2014 Public Health Airman of the Year and Senior Airman Below-the-Zone. Though he said he is proud of these awards and accomplishments, he is equally honored for his other activities that were included in his award package. “The things that I’m most proud of were being involved with honor guard and See CHERRY, Page 2

Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health technician, inspects meat patties June 29 at the meat distribution center on Ramstein. Cherry was officially announced one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year on July 27.

Tip of the Week Car drivers, share the road with bikes, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. They have less protection.

health, financial, payroll or retirement records of federal personnel or those who have applied for a federal job were impacted by this incident; for example, annuity rolls, retirement records, USAJobs.gov and Employee Express. OPM will offer affected individuals credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance. This comprehensive, three-year membership includes credit report access, credit monitoring, identity theft insurance and recovery services, and is available immediately at no cost to affected individuals identified by OPM. In addition to assisting OPM and the DOD, the Air Force remains committed to protecting its own information systems from attack. The Air

Expeditionary Airmen carry AF mission load, Page 6

Force privacy and information assurance officers work directly with program managers or system owners to ensure those systems, which contain personal identifiable information, have the proper security controls in place to prevent unauthorized access. There are tools and techniques everyone can and should use to protect cyberspace information. “I want to stress again that our total force and their families need to be informed on how adversories attempt to gain access to our information,” said Lt. Gen. William J. Bender, information dominance chief and chief information officer for the Office of the See CYBERSECURITY, Page 2

LIFESTYLES

WASHINGTON — The Air Force maintains its commitment to protect personal information from cyber threats by continuing efforts with the Department of Defense and the Office of Personnel Management to assist those impacted by the recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data. OPM and an interagency response team, including investigators from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, concluded that sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, were stolen from back-

ground investigations of 21.5 million individuals. “We sincerely regret this has happened and that so many people were impacted by having their key information at risk,” said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. “Cybersecurity and protecting personal information of our personnel will always be a top priority for the Air Force. We will continue to support the DOD and OPM to ensure our personnel are protected.” While background investigation records do contain some information regarding mental health and financial history provided by applicants and people contacted during the background investigation, there is no evidence that

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Ownership: the core of units, processes, self COMMENTARY

by Capt. John-Paul P. Adrian 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron interim commander Ownership is at the core of a majority of our successes and failures — in the military, professional careers and our personal lives. Ownership remains at the core of these ebbs and flows. Ownership is the state or fact of possessing something as your own. It is personal to an individual and has attachment and meaning. In the military, ownership takes on a further element: the choice to adopt something as your own. It means caring enough about it to associate it with yourself directly and putting in the extra investments of time and effort to make it

Cherry, from Page 1 participating in more than 27 details this year and making an impact on the wing and the Air Force in large,” Cherry said. Cherry explained that he was also proud of being a head coach for a youth soccer team. One of the individuals Cherry credits with helping him achieve this award is Senior Master Sgt. Manjinder Suprai, who began as Cherry’s flight chief and is now the 86th AMDS superintendent. “He’s just always been very amazing to me, asking how my job is going and trying to develop me,” Cherry said. According to Cherry, Suprai would regularly ask him about his on- and offduty life and work, including school and volunteering. Suprai would ask questions to help Cherry get the best out of the Air Force, so the Air Force

could get the best out of him. “It’s the service before self that they always talk about,” Cherry said. “It’s literally removing yourself, your name. We’re representing the U.S. Air Force. We wear it over our heart. That’s what we are representing first. I’ll always be a Cherry, but I signed up for something bigger than myself. That’s what I’m here to serve first. That was something that I really did and will continue to do to get the most out of the Air Force.” Cherry also attributes his determination and success to his father. “He’s a retired chief, and I knew it was super important when he retired that I continue to carry the legacy that he had,” Cherry said. “That way we could keep our name and our tradition of being in the Air Force credited and valuable.” According to his supervisor, Tech. Sgt. Ireneo Alfaro, 86th AMDS Public

CyberseCurity, from Page 1 Secretary of the Air Force. “More importantly, we must be vigilant and act to deter them: guard information by practicing good OPSEC (operations secu-

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better for everyone else in the unit and the installation. We may find ourselves in a unit or job that does not fit our personality. We may find ourselves as a cog in a broken or overly bureaucratic process. We may find ourselves in a situation where we know the “easy way out” and can see how to access it without anyone the wiser. We may find ourselves in one of these scenarios throughout our careers and lives. It is easy to be discontent, complain and separate ourselves from the situation because it’s not us that caused the issue; it’s “them.” The “them” means any other individual but ourselves. There are lots of examples of Airmen (active-duty, civilians, contractors and family) choosing

ownership each day and making a difference through this choice. Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing are owning their mission as members of fly-away security details every day. These Airmen are flying into dangerous airfields while simultaneously providing feedback to their unit and training centers about new procedures and tactics for use infield, thereby looking out for future Airmen traveling to these locations and developing standard operating procedures. Airmen are looking out for their unit members by helping them and their families upon their arrival in Germany, providing information about their new home and tips for success. Airmen are innovating each day with new and improved

Health force health management NCOIC, Cherry has done a fine job of holding up his family’s name. “When you are looking for an Airman that has all of the core values, this is the guy right here,” Alfaro said. “I’ve even told him during our (Airman Comprehensive Assessment), ‘You should be giving me this. You should be mentoring me instead.’’’ Alfaro said that is one of the things he noticed about Cherry that makes him stand out. He not only mentors and encourages his peers but also the NCOs in his flight. Cherry wants to improve those around him as he works to improve himself. It is for this reason both Cherry and Alfaro see this award as a victory for more people than just him. “This is the guy that made it happen, not just for himself, but also for our (Air Force specialty code),” Alfaro said. “He is the first ever pub-

rity), follow basic computer security practices and alert the proper security offices of anything suspicious.” The Air Force has created a toolkit of information for cybersecurity and safety at www.af.mil/cyber-

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processes, cutting expenses, shortening wait times and leveraging technology in new ways. If we make the choice and put forth the effort to own these scenarios and situations, then we are making the decision to participate. This participation and movement is essential to precipitate change. Ownership changes a unit into a military family, a broken process into an opportunity for improvement and an uncomfortable situation into a chance to build and display strength of character. Our challenge as Airmen and as members of the U.S. military is to make the choice of ownership. It’s from here that we can make a difference in our surroundings and those surrounding us.

lic health technician to capture the 12 OAY in the Airman category.” Along with Cherry, only one other public health Airman has been named one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year since the program’s inception — that was Staff Sgt. Jasmin D. Wiltshire in 2000. “Medical’s not a typical thing you think of when you think about the Air Force,” Cherry said. “You think about air power, flying and dropping bombs. You don’t think about medical or public health. I knew I could get far. I didn’t realize I was going to get this far.” Cherry and the other award winners are slated to attend a banquet in September to highlight their accomplishments. With more than 240,000 enlisted service members in the Air Force, Cherry truly sits on top of the Air Force among the best.

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AFCEA hosts tech expo on Ramstein

Airmen and civilians attend the Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association’s technology exposition July 20 on Ramstein. Over 65 companies participated in the two-day event to show the technologies available that may aid the military in completing their mission.

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association Chapter 158 and U.S. Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa A6 hosted a technology exposition July 20 and 21 on Ramstein to allow Airmen and civilians to see the latest technologies available. With almost 70 booths, the expo offered more than 600 attendees displays from companies pertaining to cybersecurity, satellite communications, secure information technology solutions, encryption devices and software, advanced threat protection and many other IT specialties. The theme of this year’s expo was “Cyber Effects ― Leveraging Innovation Technologies Worldwide” and showed demonstrations in the exhibit hall. Several presentations for cyber awareness were also shown in the “Innovation Theater.” “Information technology has a part in all mis-

sions across Ramstein and the Kaiserslautern Military Community area,” said Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, AFCEA Chapter 158 president. “Bringing the industry here allows them to show Airmen things that will enhance their mission.” The AFCEA Chapter 158 has hosted the expo for the last 19 years to provide a means for companies to show how their technology can be used to benefit Airmen and civilians on Ramstein. Sorrell said that AFCEA is the linchpin that creates a relationship between the government and the IT industry by providing a means for the two to come together. “It gives Airmen ideas they

can express to their leadership on how to improve their offices,” Sorrell said. “I encourage Airmen to network with their peers, meet industry partners and attend the educational presentations.” Many of the Airmen who attended the expo were drawn by the chance to see the latest advances different companies have to offer. “I came today because I’m always interested in learning about the new, cuttingedge technology that is available today,” said Staff Sgt. Shimir Bishop, 1st Combat Communications Squadron tactical network operations supervisor. “This expo lets Airmen know there’s more

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July 31, 2015 scene and drunken driving were reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident, drunken driving and reckless driving were reported in Herschberg.

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8:48 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern.

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5:20 a.m.: Sexual assault was reported in Landstuhl.

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Closures

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

Estate claims

Anyone having claims or obligations against the estate of Pfc. Kevin C. Kennerson, 317th Support Maintenance , 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, should contact the summary court officer, 1st Lt. Adrienne Munoz, at adrienne.l.munoz. mil@mail.mil or call 314-485-7686.

Change of command

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

Sports physical day

Take Note

The Ramstein Family Health Clinic will offer a sports physical day from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Aug. 22. Services include a wellness checkup, vision screenings, education, immunizations, dental education, brain injury awareness and mental health. For appointments, call 06371-46-CARE.

Play afternoon

The German kindergarten, Villa Winzig in Dansenberg, is looking for German and American families with children between 2 and 7 to join a play afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 and meet new people in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. To register, email kita.villawinzig@kaiserslautern. de. The kindergarten is located on Dansenberger Strasse 32 in 67661 Kaiserslautern-Dansenberg.

LRMC Optometry Clinic

The Optometry Clinic at Landstuhl Regional

2:03 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Mittelbrunn. 4:58 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 2:20 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported on B-270.

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2:50 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported on Kapaun Air Station.

Medical Center currently has appointments available for all patient categories: active-duty service members and family members, retirees and family members, space-available patients and paid patients. No referrals necessary. For an appointment, call 590-5762 or 06371-9464-5762; or stop by the Optometry Clinic at Ward 11B.

Travel medicine study

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

Retirees’ updated information

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

Deutsches Haus

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

Ramstein Half Marathon

The annual Ramstein Half Marathon takes place Aug. 15 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. Cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt, cinch bag and a participation medal. The race begins at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place male and female runners in four age divisions as well as the overall male and female winner. Participants must fill out the registration brochure by Aug. 7 at the southside fitness center. There will be no registration on the day of the race.

Specialty care through Telehealth

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is offering Telehealth for patients who live a far distance

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

Participants sought for study

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

LRMC Chaplain's Office

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

Honor Guard needs members

The Ramstein Honor Guard is in need of sharp E-1s to E-6s. Anybody interested should contact Tech. Sgt. Henry Lopez at 480-5980/5986 or join training from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays in Bldg. 2010 on Ramstein.

Sales in housing

Yard and garage sales in family housing are permitted on Saturdays only. Parking issues and disturbance to neighbors are reasons to terminate sales. Residents may not use signs to advertise sales anywhere within the KMC housing areas. For details, call Karen Carbon at 489-7108.


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Expeditionary Airmen carry AF mission load by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Senior Airmen Giselle Toro (left) and Tristen Geray, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters, prepare for a U.S. and Bulgarian air force formation flight July 14 over Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Loadmasters are responsible for the proper loading of cargo onto an aircraft and ensuring passengers are safe and comfortable during travel.

Hours before propellers turn and wheels leave the ground, one group of Airmen are the first pair of boots to step forward in the mission. From securing cargo to ensuring passenger safety and comfort, 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules loadmasters from the 37th Airlift Squadron are largely responsible for mission success. Lives are in the hands of these select few, who work around the clock and globe to deliver air support whenever and wherever it may be needed. Although many don’t experience an issue, Senior Airman Emily Mitchell, 37th AS loadmaster, experienced the value of readiness firsthand when a jumpmaster got caught on a static line when exiting the aircraft. See MiSSion, Page 8

Seventh WGS satellite launch successful after weather delay by James Spellman, Jr. Space and Missile Systems Center Public Affairs LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Five o’clock in the “City of Angels” typically signals the end of a day’s hard work. It’s a time when most Los Angeles metropolitan area commuters pile on to the freeways and the Metro Rail system, returning to their homes during the long summer evening. However, about 25 dedicated Space and Missile Systems Center personnel put off their mad dash to jam the streets of LA, and instead, gathered in the Gordon Conference Center at the Schriever Space Complex. Instead of having visions of the weekend ahead, these active-duty and civilian employees observed the culmination of their efforts 2,584 miles away at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Featuring a newly uprated Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-68A main engine for the first time on a rocket of its kind, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5, 4) vehicle with a more than 16-foot wide, 47-foot long payload fairing and four solid fuel motors, soared from Space Launch Complex 37B at 8:07 p.m. EDT July 23. The

vehicle carried the seventh Wideband Global Satcom satellite into a supersynchronous 36,000-mile transfer orbit. The Air Force communications satellite will join a constellation of WGS satellites already on station, providing global coverage to the U.S. military and its allies. “This is the seventh installment of the WGS system,” said Ron Fortson, ULA’s director of mission management. “The satellites are an important element of a new, high-capacity comm system providing communications capability to our troops in the field.” Meanwhile, back in California, the appreciative audience watched the launch as part of the eighth “SMC Launch Presents” event since 2014. Hosted by Capt. Nick Laliberte, the government mission integration manager from SMC’s Launch Systems Directorate, these “launch and learn” sessions offer a prelaunch mission briefing and a Q-and-A session to explain what occurs during the countdown and the mission timeline in between the launch and satellite separation. Just one week earlier a similar, although larger, audience of more than 150 SMC per-

sonnel gathered the morning of July 15 to watch the successful flight of a ULA Atlas V “401” launch vehicle carry the GPS IIF-10 satellite into orbit for the GPS navigation network. The fourth Atlas V launch of 2015 helped mark the 20th anniversary of the GPS constellation of satellites achieving full operational capability. Launch managers were forced to scrub the WGS-7 mission the evening of July 22 for 24 hours, due to Florida’s notorious summer weather. The stormy forecast proved too worrisome to roll back the protective mobile service gantry and leave the vehicle exposed during the afternoon fueling session. Weather forecasters from the 45th Space Wing expected heavy thunderstorms in the Cape Canaveral area for the July 23 attempt with anvil clouds and lightning being their primary concerns of violating launch criteria. Fortunately, the skies parted long enough for ULA’s medium-lift launch vehicle to do its job. “It provides the highest data-rate communications for the government,” said Rico Attanasio, Boeing director of Military Satellite Communications.

Photo courtesy of United Launch Alliance

A Delta IV Medium+ (5, 4) rocket, carrying the seventh Wideband Global Satcom satellite aboard, lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., July 23.

Boeing is the builder of the WGS fleet, and ULA has launched all of the spacecraft to date. The satellites supply communications such as maps and data to Soldiers on the battlefield, relay video from unmanned aerial reconnaissance drones, route voice calls and data messaging; they even offer quality-of-life considerations like TV broadcasts and email delivery to the troops. “The WGS constellation continues to provide significant added capacity to our (Defense Department) space communi-

cations architecture,” said Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, SMC commander and Air Force program executive officer for space. “WGS delivers crucial wideband communication to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and international partners around the globe. I am proud of the hard work and cooperation of the government and contractor teams on another successful WGS launch.” With three more satellites in production, the WGS constellation plans to have a total of 10 satellites on orbit by 2018.


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TSC Soldiers take on ‘Nijmegen 4 Daagse’ Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs The annual Nijmegen “Vierdaagse,” the Four Days Marches, in the Netherlands is an event regional marching enthusiasts and service members, among others, look forward to all year. For some, it is a chance to prove their strength and resiliency. For others, it is a chance to join thousands of other marchers in the world’s largest walking event and earn a coveted ribbon. Regardless of the reason, everyone must complete his or her individual distance — and 30 to 50 km a day is no small feat. Seventeen Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command, 30th Medical Brigade and 16th Sustainment Brigade, participated in the 99th annual running of the march event this year July 21 to 24 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Soldiers had three choices of how to conduct their march: individual Hundreds of walkers from all over the world walk along a path during the 99th Annual Four Days March near Nederasselt, the Netherlands, July 24. Military and civilian participants walked between 30 and 50 km each day through a different part of the Netherlands as part of this event.

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“I couldn’t believe it when it was happening,” Mitchell said. “It was scary. His life was in my hands and that’s not something people go through every day. I was extremely relieved when I pulled him in and even more so when I had been told he had made a full recovery. It’s an experience I will never forget.” C-130J pilots work primarily in the front and keep the aircraft safe and operational, whereas loadmasters are responsible for the rest. According to Capt. Brian Shea, 37th AS pilot, it is hard to put into words how much a pilot relies on a loadmaster and their ability to solve problems. “Our job on C-130s is to ensure cargo and personnel movement into a combat environment,” Shea said. “Trust is critical between loadmasters and pilots because we rely on them to fly safely. They do all of the work in the back of the airplane and we need their expertise.” Properly functioning aircraft not only ensure that things get

where they need to go, but the aircraft play a key role in the bigger picture as well. These C-130J experts have a heavy hand in the U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe, allowing work with allies to develop and improve the ready air force’s capabilities of maintaining regional security. “I’ve known since I decided to come into the Air Force that this job was the one I wanted,” said Senior Airman Tristen Geray, 37th AS loadmaster. “The part of it you don’t see is that 15-hour day when we land in (a foreign country) in the early hours of the morning. It’s still dark out and we have to hand-download more than 10,000 pounds of (cargo) because no one is out there. Although I’ve slept in many hotels, I’ve also slept on a lot of cots and done my fair share of sweating. I’ve never once regretted it and that’s how I know I’m in the right job for me.” After almost a year of technical training in their field, C-130J loadmasters are qualified for both basic loading and cargo and personnel air-

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drop operations. This training equips them with the skills to balance the weight of each load on the plane, which can affect the performance of the aircraft. Cargo drops are a common occurrence in their world, Geray said, but there is one line of work to which most loadmasters can never get completely comfortable with. Personnel airdrops are a large part of delivering air support throughout Europe and Africa and go smoothly for most throughout their careers, but loadmasters must train to save lives in case of a mishap in the air. Accidents don’t happen often, but the 37th AS stays mission-ready, 24/7 for whatever comes their way. The hardships of meeting the mission do have their payoffs, Geray said. “It’s been my dream to travel the world, and it is eyeopening to see other ways of life,” Geray said. “You learn to appreciate a lot of what you have and realize that there are many ways of doing things, living and being on this planet. This job lets me do that.”


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435th SFS teaches NATO allies base security Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Liz Wszalek, 932nd Force Support Squadron manpower and personnel flight commander (right), and German Capt. Andreas Feld, Bundesakademie f端r Sicherheitspolitik, Federal Academy for Security Policy, personnel officer, guard an entry control point during the International Junior Officer Leadership Development Course July 22 on Ramstein. The curriculum included international leadership, team building, cultural diversity, military officership, international relations and cross-cultural mobilization issues. Instructional activities included classroom lectures, small group discussions, a field exercise and structured social activities.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Frances Dixon, 439th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron operations officer (left), speaks with Dutch army 1st Lt. Abeltje Tromp, 20th Natresbat platoon leader, while guarding an entry control point during the International Junior Officer Leadership Development Course July 22 on Ramstein. IJOLD is a multinational seminar designed to promote international military understanding and friendship. Students participated in various individual and group activities, all in the spirit of developing one's leadership skills.

Officers from NATO countries perform mountain climbers while training with the 435th Security Forces Squadron. The officers were visiting Ramstein as part of the International Junior Officer Leadership Development Course.

Dutch army 1st Lt. Sandra Riesthus, human factors officer, watches a body check at an entry control point.

Staff Sgt. Timothy Kennedy, 435th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructor, shows officers different weapon systems during the International Junior Officer Leadership Development Course. The course consisted of 46 commissioned officers from the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. The 435th SFS instructed a three-hour portion of the course involving training and an exercise testing what participants had learned.


July 31, 2015 NijmegeN, from Page 8 military, military detachment or civilian individual. Those marching as individual military or as part of a military detachment completed a 40 km route each day in uniform with a 22-pound rucksack. Those who chose the civilian option marched a 50 km route without a pack. Another choice, a 30 km option, was available to elderly participants and adolescents. Walkers determined their own marching destiny. Soldiers from the 212th Combat Support Hospital, 30th Med. Bde., marched as a 12-Soldier detachment. During the walk, members of the team hailed the event as a chance to showcase the resiliency of the U.S. Army and build team camaraderie. “This is a great chance to build up the team. We have members from different sections of the hospital here, and it’s a great opportunity to work together and motivate each other,” said Capt. Robert E. Gallimore, 212th CSH battalion officer. “These events mirror what we as Soldiers do as a part of U.S. Army Europe. We are walking as a military team, surrounded by fellowship of other European nations.” Soldiers marching in “civilian” status were required to find their own lodging during the event. Those conducting the march in uniform had another option. “Soldiers marching in uniform during the Vierdaagse are also authorized to stay on the military camp Heumensoord where they are provided with food, showers and a bunk to sleep in,” said Dutch army Cpl. Dennis Fijnvandraat, a medic assigned to the Dutch army’s 471st Mobile Hospital Operations Group. “This is my third time marching, once as a part of a military detachment, and twice as a civilian.” Soldiers walked a different route each day through areas surrounding Nijmegen, ending in the Nijmegen city center at the end of the day’s march. The 50 km and 40 km military walkers began each morning at 4 and 4:30 a.m. respectively, and all walkers were required to check back in with event officials by 5 p.m. or be disqualified. “On our first day, we made it to the finish on time, but

Kaiserslautern American we were cutting it close,” said Staff Sgt. Walter Egan, an all-wheel mechanic assigned to the 7th CSC’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade. “Each day of the march brings its own challenges, so it is important to train and budget your time so you make it on time each day.” Participants in the march enjoyed views of the Dutch countryside and support from the villages they passed through each day. No matter the time of day, from the early morning into the sweltering heat of the afternoon, residents from the village were outside passing out candy, refilling water sources and cheering on members of the march. “It’s really motivating to see the support we get from these villages as we walk through,” Egan said. “Marching 50 km is hard, but hearing all the locals cheer for us makes it a little easier.” The event culminated in an extended march through the Nijmegen city center, Via Gladiola. The walkers, who walked the final few kilometers of their journey, were showered with gladiolus flowers as they passed thousands of spectators. These flowers represented victory, a tradition derived from the Roman times. “As you come through the center of Nijmegen, cross the finish line and throw the gladiolus flowers you got during the march onto the giant pile in the center of the Wedren (the area where marchers start and finish each day), you know that you’ve accomplished something amazing,” Egan said. Next year marks the 100th Four Days Marches and is expected to attract more than 50,000 participants. Those marching as civilians are only guaranteed entry if they have successfully completed the march four times in the past five years, and all military applicants will gain entry provided there are spaces available. All other applicants will be subject to a lottery. “This march proves a Soldier’s resiliency, gives all participants a chance to walk among military members and civilians from all over the world and is one of the most unique experiences I’ve ever been a part of,” Egan said. “I am going to do everything I can to make sure I march again next year.”

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Today: Carrots Vichy Hello friends of cooking! Since it’s hot outside, let’s make a delicious vegetable dish today: Carrots Vichy. The name originates in a little town in central France called Vichy. The town is famous for its mineral springs and hot springs. People from all over the world pilgrimage there to seek healing or just relaxation and recreation. Carrots Vichy were originally cooked in water from Vichy.

should not get brown at all. Then add the carrots. Stir everything and add salt and ground white pepper. Next, add as much mineral water until all the carrots are covered. Let it come to a boil, then reduce the heat and let the carrots simmer for 20 - 25 minutes. The carrots should be done after that period of time.

What do we need? For four people we will need 400 grams of carrots, half a teaspoon of sugar, salt, ground white pepper, a bottle of mineral water, a teaspoon of butter and a teaspoon of margarine.

Preparation: Start with peeling the carrots. Then cut them in thin slices. Heat a pot, put the butter and the margarine in it to melt. Be careful not to burn the butter. Add the sugar and let it gently caramelize. The mix

Please don’t boil the carrots too long! They will just get mushy. Carrots Vichy mustn’t be mushy. When they’re done, your carrots vichy will be a perfect side dish for grilled chicken, veal or even a nice ribeye steak. Bon appetit! I hope you will join me again next time.


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Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Soldiers from the British army's 19th Tank Transport Squadron secure an M-88 tracked vehicle onto a British army heavy equipment trailer during a heavy equipment transport interoperability test at Coleman Barracks in Mannheim July 24.

Story and photo by Greg Jones 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs MANNHEIM, Germany — A multinational and multiorganizational team led by the 21st Theater Sustainment Command conducted a critical test of heavy transport trailers from three different nations July 24 at Coleman Barracks in Mannheim. This test verified the feasibility of transporting heavy U.S. tracked vehicles across European highways. Military tractor trailer combinations from the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom participated in the test, which was conducted by a diverse team of experts from the 21st TSC’s Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe and the 16th Sustainment Brigade, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, the German army, the armed forces of the U.K., military equipment manufacturers and contractors, and even the German Technical Inspections Organization, known more commonly as the TÜV. Essentially, the trucks were tested on two important criteria: first, they were tested for their ability to carry

the vehicles in accordance with the applicable European Union roadway safety regulations; next, they were tested for interoperability of systems among the different countries. The various trailers were loaded with a U.S. M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank and then an M-88 tracked recovery vehicle; weights and measures were then taken for each axle. These vehicles are two of the heaviest vehicles in service and are needed regularly in theater for training and rotational forces. The German TÜV verified the weights and measurements and confirmed they were within tolerance of the EU roadway standards. Technicians from the manufacturers of the trucks and trailers were available to provide additional specific technical expertise concerning the capabilities and configuration of each system. The British army and the German trailer systems met EU standards, but the U.S. trailer exceeded axle weight restrictions with both the M1A2 and the M-88 because the trailer distributes the weight of its cargo across only five axles, while the other two systems employ a seven-axle setup. For this reason, the interoperability test was set up to ensure that

Airmen form up after Ramstein’s second tri-wing run of the year July 23 on Ramstein. Events like these help bring the installation together and collectively work on fitness and resilience. The regularly scheduled tri-wing run is one of the few times where all three wings on Ramstein come together to form Team Ramstein.

U.S. trucks could haul the seven-axle British and German trailers in order to meet EU regulations. During the interoperability test, they found that the U.S. truck was capable of hauling the German trailer, and the British and German trucks were both able to haul any of the three trailers. The ability to work seamlessly with regional partners is critical in supporting multinational operations and main-

taining rotational forces in Europe, according to Helmut Haufe, director of the TLSC-E, which was an integral leading agency in the test. “As we work more and more with our NATO partners in the region, interoperability becomes even more important,” Haufe said. “The ability of these transports to work together across national systems is critical for future operations in support of NATO and this test confirms that ability.”

A team of technical experts including personnel from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, the U.K., the German army, U.S. military equipment manufacturers and even the German Technical Inspections Organization compare notes after several tractor trailer combinations were tested with both an M1A1 Abrams tank and an M-88 tracked recovery vehicle during a heavy equipment transport interoperability test at Coleman Barracks in Mannheim July 24.


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The conclusion of Mannie’s travels: Amsterdam Express Story and photos by Mannie Daly Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation summer intern

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msterdam has always been at the top of my list of mustsee places in Europe. I heard much about it and was adamant about seeing the canals and narrow houses for myself. Shortly after arriving, I headed straight for the Anne Frank House, assuming the line would lengthen quickly. Unfortunately, I did not book tickets in advance and they were sold out. To see the hiding place of Anne Frank where she went to write her diary would have been an incredible experience. I suggest that anyone planning a visit to Amsterdam buy tickets in advance to ensure a visit. Instead, I headed off to the flower market, which is definitely worth a visit. An array of tulips, Holland’s unofficial national flower, are for sale in nearly every color imaginable. Following the flower market, I paid a visit to Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam, and

Looking at one of the many beautiful canals in Amsterdam.

the most well known in the Netherlands. Renting a bike would have been wise prior to going to this massive park especially since bike rentals in Amsterdam are as cheap as $5. Vondelpark is beautiful, relaxing and a great spot to escape the hustle and bustle

The Rijksmuseum which displays the history of the Netherlands.

of the city. The park is conveniently located right next to the world-famous Van Gogh Museum. As its name implies, masterpieces by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh are on display. I suggest buying tickets to this sought after museum in advance considering it is one of the 25 most popular museums in the world. A discount combo ticket can be purchased for museums in the Museum Quarter that includes the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. After my visit to Vondelpark, I made my way to the other side of town where many of the canal cruises depart. Amsterdam offers a wide variety of boat and bus touring opportunities. I opted for the one-hour boat tour. The canal tour takes you past some of Amsterdam’s famous landmarks, all while providing useful information and fun facts about the city. Did you know there are more bikes than there are people living in Amsterdam? I encourage everyone to view Amsterdam from the water; whether it be by a one-hour canal cruise or a 24-hour Hop on-Hop off cruise boat. I stopped by the Waterlooplein Flea Market follow-

ing the relaxing canal cruise. Great for souvenir shopping, the market sells everything from magnets and key chains, to shoes and shirts. The flea market is just down the road from Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District. My time in Amsterdam came to a close but made for an unforgettable day. It is a beautiful, well-kept city, making every walk a scenic one. While I made the most of my time in Amsterdam,

there is plenty I did not get to do and see this time around. I am eagerly awaiting the day I make it back to Amsterdam. Mannie Daly is an intern at Outdoor Recreation and the Marketing Office. She writes reviews on her trips each weekend. As Daly's internship comes to an end, this is the conclusion of Mannie's travels. Read about all of Mannie's past adventures at kaiserslauternamerican.com.

17th German Gemstone & Goldsmith’s market Street Theatre performances with European top acts Gemstone grinder’s presentations 55743  Idar Oberstein Jewelers and designer’s stands Tourist information 06781- 5 63 90 Gemstone sales at great rates www.idar-oberstein.de Open stores on Sunday, 1 - 6 p.m. Delicious food and much more in the city …

Pedestrian Zone of Oberstein August 1 & 2, 2015


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Nature park in Freisen holds medieval market

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he Nature Wild Park Freisen will hold its 15th Medieval Market Saturday and Sunday. The park team will go back in time presenting all the eras of the Middle Ages in the fest area covering over 600,000 square feet. A medieval town made up of

about 600 tents will be set up housing approximately 2,000 actors. There will be more than 120 groups including Vikings, Celts and Normans demonstrating life in the Middle Ages. More than 100 vendors and craftsmen stands will be in the main market area where visitors can watch how things were made in former times. Jewelry made

About 600 tents will be put up to house about 2,000 participants of the medieval market in Freisen Saturday and Sunday. A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

Teaching the village, reaching the world!

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

of different materials as well as knives, baskets, weapons, belts, shoes, soap, perfume, liquors, vinegar, marmalade, mustard and sweets will be up for sale. Visitors can taste medieval food such as ox on the roast, flat cakes, potato pancakes, bread dumplings and crepes. Drinking specialties include mead, Beduin coffee, wine, whiskey, tea and juices. Knights will show off their horses and demonstrate fights beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. There will be a fight show for children scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. The stage program will feature musicians with medieval instruments, dancers and jugglers. A horse show with fire will be at 10 p.m. Saturday followed by a fire show at 10:30 p.m. The medieval market will be open from 10 a.m. until midnight Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission fee for the medieval market is €10 for adults, and €6 for children 14 years and older and visitors dressed in medieval costumes. A combination ticket for access to the medieval

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Participants of the medieval market can walk to the festgrounds during the fest parade at 2 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday in Freisen.

market and the nature wild park is €15 for adults and €10 for children and visitors in medieval costumes. Children shorter than a sword (3 feet, 11.25 inches) are admitted for free. The tickets are valid St. Alban's Military Community

Episcopal Services HOLY EUCHARIST Sundays 10:30

Kapaun Chapel For more information please

call 480-6148 or 06372-3163

Kaiserslautern Evangelical

Lutheran Church

for both days. Freisen is on autobahn A62, northwest of GlanMünchweiler. The park’s address is Hermbacherhof 1, 66629 Freisen. For more information, visit www.mittelaltermarktfreisen.de or www. naturwildpark-freisen.de.

Prayer without effort-insincere. Effort without prayer-ineffective.

Landstuhl Christian Church

Kaiserstr. 66 * 06371-62988 Sunday Worship 11 AM

8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion

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

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

community church Keeping it real, relational and relevant

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

KAISERSLAUTERN

CHURCH OF CHRIST www.ktowncoc.org

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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


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Bikers, hikers enjoy car-free Lautertal by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs On Sunday, federal street B270 will be closed to motorized traffic for 31 km between Kaiserslautern and Lauterecken for “Autofreies Lautertal,” Carfree Lauter Valley. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., walkers, hikers, bicyclists and inlineskaters will have the chance to enjoy a car-free route while winding through the Lauter Valley from Kaiserslautern to villages including Otterbach, Sambach, Katzweiler, Hirschhorn, Olsbrücken, Kreimbach-Kaulbach, Rutsweiler, Wolfstein, Oberweiler-Tiefenbach, Lohnweiler and Lauterecken. More than 50 associations, sports clubs, shops, institutions and communities will actively take part in this event by providing entertaining programs and food and drink stops along the way. In Kaiserslautern, the road closure will start on Lauterstrasse 117 where a biker’s meeting point will be set up. At 11 a.m., the Kolping brass orchestra will perform followed by the Silent Project band at 2 p.m. Children can create pottery and jump in the bouncy castles, and the family can relax at the beer garden and enjoy food and drink specialties. In Otterbach, near the train station, event participants can taste bratwurst, frikadellen, chicken schnitzel, French fries, waffles, cakes and various drinks. The little switch tower museum near the railroad crossing (direction Erfenbach) will offer free guided tours. The Reservists Comradeship Otterbach will serve pea soup and currywurst in a homemade sauce from the field kitchen

at the Red Cross area located at the end of the village going toward Sambach. In Katzweiler along Hauptstrasse, various food booths will serve Palatinate dishes, and children can enjoy facepainting and a bouncy castle. The trout farm will offer live music, a petting zoo and fish specialties. Hirschhorn’s culture association will organize a giant book flea market and offer wurst salad with fried potatoes near the Bürgerhaus. The Kaiserslautern Association for Environment and Nature Protection will offer organic snacks and beverages located at the parking lot at the end of the village. In Sulzbachtaltal, children’s activities will feature a duck race on the Sulzbach creek. In Olsbrücken, the sports club will present music with DJ Franz and serve fruit cups and specialty hamburgers. After a long day of hiking, biking or walking, participants can also take a break at the pasta bar or taste various fish specialties. The OtterbachOtterberg union community will have an information stand in the schoolyard where hiking guide Mario Marx will give tips. Local clubs in KreimbachKaulbach will serve a variety of food specialties and play live music near the railroad tracks. In Rutsweiler, a church service for bikers will begin at 9 a.m. In Wolfstein, the public swimming pool will offer free admission, and the local lime mine will offer guided tours. The Lauterecken-Wolfstein union community will also be there to give tourist tips. In Oberweiler-Tiefenbach, a performance by the Wolfgang Bayer Band will take place

Bicyclists enjoy the car-free route driving through Hirschhorn in the Lauter Valley on Sunday.

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Bikers and skaters ride along B270 during the car-free adventure day. The car-free day is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

while everyone enjoys barbecue specialties, a salad buffet, fruit juices, beer, coffee and cake that can be found at the festgrounds and fire station. Heinzenhausen will have its annual village carnival with rides, sweets, food and live music. Lohnweiler will offer free electrical scooters rides and a quad display. The local dancing group will perform at 11 a.m. and a snake show with Sheik Abdu Achmed Allamlach will begin at 1:30 p.m. Lauterecken will be the north end of the road closure. The local fishing club will offer fish and salmon brötchen, and live music performances will be on Velden Square. Bicyclists having bike problems can find bicycle repair stations in Otterbach, Katzweiler, Sulzbachtal and Wolfstein. Event participants can board the Lautertal train at any train station to get back to their starting location. The trains travel between Kaiserslautern and Lauterecken. Train staff will be available to help load and unload bicycles. Bicycle transportation is free. To get the flyer and program in English, stop by the window at the RheinlandPfalz Ramstein Gateway in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, or contact them at 06371-406-208 or at kmcc@infocenter-ramstein.de. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern-kreis.de/tourismus/58/ autofreies-lautertal.html.

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

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg 3150) Confession: 11:30 a.m. Sundays (Jun-Aug) Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m. (Jun-Aug) Confession: 12:00 p.m. Sundays (Sep-May) Sunday Mass: 12:30 (Sep-May) Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Confession: 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859)

Confession: 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services Ramstein South Chapel Synagogue (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Shabbat Evening Service: 7 p.m. 1st & 3rd Friday Islamic Services Ramstein South Chapel Mosque Bldg. 2403(480-5753) Jumu’ah Prayer, 1:30 p.m. Ramadan Services at Sunset: June 26 & 27, July 3, 4, 10, 11 & 17 For religious education and daily prayers, check the prayer schedule

Orthodox Christian

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

Chapel Youth Program

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

Episcopal (St. Albans) 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel

Korean Service

1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

Unitarian

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

Wiccan

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

Confessional Lutheran (WELS)

4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel


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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

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

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • Summer break continues through Sept. 1. A theater fest starts the new play season on Sept. 12. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Summer break through Sept. 4. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond at the corner of Entersweilerand Donnersberger Strasse): • Outdoor concert with Kirchenmusikverein Osthofen, a 45-member brass orchestra performing traditional brass music, rock, pop, swing and musical melodies, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Snacks

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Schlosspark fest The grounds of Trippstadt Schloss (palace) open at 6 p.m. today for the annual Schlosspark Festival. At 8:30 p.m. today, the entire area gets illuminated. A performance by "Graceland — A tribute to Simon & Garfunkel meets classics" is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. followed by disco dancing and an Abba cover show from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Tickets cost €16.50. On Saturday, doors to the light fest open at 5 p.m. The band Season Four plays 6 to 8 p.m. and Brass Machine & Friends follow at 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. A special light and fire show is from 10 to 10:30 p.m., and a fireworks display with music will be at 10:50 p.m. Tickets cost €11.50. A combination ticket for both days is €24.50. For details, visit www.schlosspark-festival.de.

and beverages are available in bistro. Children’s adventure playground is next to music pavilion. Apostelkirche, Pariser Strasse 22, Kaiserslautern: • Organ concert with Tobias Naumann, 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit www.kirchen-in-kl.de. Ramstein-Miesenbach, stage in front of Haus des Bürgers: • French Night with La Fine Equipe and Marcel Adam, 8 p.m. today. • Jamaican Night with Superjam, 8 p.m. Aug. 7. • Mexican Night with Los Mexicanos, 8 p.m. Aug. 14. • American Night with Touch ‘n’ Go, a USAFE Band ensemble, 8 p.m. Aug. 21. • Italian Night with Luigi Botta and Friends, 8 p.m. Aug. 28. • Cuban Night with Cuban Affairs, 8 p.m. Sept. 4. Admission to all performances is free. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl, Am Feuerwehrturm 4: • Rock at tower with bands Sidewalk and 7ty Proof, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €9. Bildhaus Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, 67701 Schallodenbach: • The Rosevalley Sisters perform harmony songs in the style of the 1930s and 1940s, 8:30 p.m. Saturday. For details, visit bildhaus.info. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Glass Menagerie,” a memory play by Tennessee Williams, Sept. 5 to Oct. 24. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Special events: Sunday: Catholic worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church; Children’s tent offers games and crafting, 2 to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 6; Flower show, “Four Seasons,” in flower hall, through Sept. 6; Lego

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Gem cutting, goldsmith market Idar-Oberstein sponsors the 17th German gemstone cutting and gold smith market in combination with a street arts festival 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Gemstone cutters and goldsmiths present their skills and sell their items at 50 stands. Theater groups, artists and walking acts perform in the streets. Sunday, stores are open for shopping from 1 to 6 p.m. For details, visit www.idar-oberstein.de. Note: Remember that federal street B270 is closed on Sunday to motorized traffic from Kaiserslautern to Lauterecken for “Car-free Lauter Valley.”

display, through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.japanischer, garten.de. • Kaiserslautern, Humbergturm (tower in forest next to Bremerhof), summer fest with music, children’s activities, barefoot path, food and beverages, to celebrate 115 years of Humbergturm, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.humberg-kaiserslautern.de. • Kaiserslautern to Lauterecken, car-free adventure day on B270, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. • St. Martin (north of Edenkoben), wine carnival, today to Tuesday. • Neustadt-Mussbach, wine fest, today to Tuesday. • Zeiskam (north of Landau), onion fest and farmers market, today through Sunday. • Gleisweiler (southwest of Edenkoben), wine fest, today to Monday. • Göllheim (B47, north of Eisenberg), archway fest, today to Sunday. • Gerolsheim (between Grünstadt and Frankenthal), fountain fest, today and Saturday.

• Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz, schlabbeflicker fest, today and Saturday. Local associations present music, entertainment, food specialties. • Steinalben (south of Linden), summer fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Heltersberg (southwest of Schopp), village fest, Saturday and Sunday. • Landau, State Garden Fair, to Oct. 18. For more information, visit www.lgs-landau.de.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, near FritzWalter soccer stadium, Fritz-Walter Strasse 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Homburg, Am Forum, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. • Sankt Wendel, Zur Mott (center), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. • Saarlouis, Am Kirchenbach 46 (Rewe), Sunday. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Frankenthal, festgrounds in center, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


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Events

» The Great American Campout is a free event open to all military families. Bring your tents and sleeping bags and camp under the stars at Pulaski Park. Tent setup begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Bring your own food and roast it on the outdoor grill. S’mores will be provided. Camping equipment is available to rent from Pulaski Outdoor Recreation. The deadline to register is Aug. 12. To register, call Outdoor Recreation at Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, at 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117. » The Rheinland-Pfalz National Day Out Against Crime takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at Pulaski Park. Learn about the importance of fighting crime and what you can do to support your local law enforcement team. This event features working dog demos, child ID kits, a vehicle tactical display, crime prevention programs and activity tables, free food (while supplies last) and more. Meet real-life crime fighters, sit in a fire truck or police car and take photos with Sparky the Fire Dog and Daren the Lion. For details, call 493-4215 or 0631-3406-4215. » Recruitment for College Night Reps takes place Sept. 23 for those interested in coming out to represent their college or university. This event attracts more than 1,000 high school students, making it one of the largest military events in Europe. Individuals will provide information and materials, and answer questions about their college or university. Registration deadline is Sept. 1. To find out more about becoming a representative, call 493-4123 or 0631-3406-4123.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage presents Junie B. Jones: Show dates: 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29, Sept. 11 and 12; and 3 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 13. Advance reservations are recommended. » Open auditions for Dracula: Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2. Auditions open to ages 18 and older. Needed: six men and four women. Scripts are available to check out in advance. » Introduction to Sewing: 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday from Oct. 17 to Nov. 21. Decorated, experienced costume volunteers teach you how to sew. Cost: $75 per student; $50 if you use your own sewing machine. Open to ages 12 and older; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Armstrong’s Club Events

Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » Free Master Ken show: 9 p.m. Aug. 7. Doors open at 7. Enjoy a free performance by Master Ken, internet sensation and star of “Enter the Dojo,” a comedic web series that has achieved over 11-million views on YouTube. Seating is first come, first serve. » Beer Fest: 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 14 and 1 to 9 p.m. Aug.15. Taste beers from around the world, try traditional German and Bavarian food and bring home a commemorative beer mug. Exclusive beers will be available for purchase. Cost: $19.95 per person, per day; $34.95 per person for two days. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. To purchase a ticket in advance, visit the

Pulaski shoppette, Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the community or purchase online via WebTrac. » Karaoke Superstar 2: Competition rounds begin at 9 p.m. every Friday during the month of July for a chance to win money. Each week two winners receive $50 and move forward to the finale today for a chance to win $300 and a trophy. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over. » 10-Carat Bingo: Aug. 16. Doors open at 1 p.m.; early bird game begins at 2 p.m.; game begins at 3 p.m. There will be a total of 10 guaranteed $1,000 games. Cost: $100 per pack. Free finger food will be available to all players. No spectators allowed. » Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull Tornado. » Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m. » Country Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. » K-town Coverall Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday play progressive bingo to win up to $7,500. New players get a free card with the purchase of a bingo pack or bring a new player and both players receive a free card with the purchase of any bingo pack. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs and take part in fun sports trivia.

Jobs

» A Private Sector Resume Writing class is from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. This class is designed to help you in your career search. Learn important information about what an employer might look for on a resume. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Child and Youth Services is hiring those interested in working with children and youth. Apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions online at www.usajobs.gov. Look for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target level) CY-01/02. Positions are available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and youth program assistants work directly with children and youth. Must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

Support Groups

» Baby Bumps series begins 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. This six-week “Socialize and Learn” series for expecting parents will take place every Wednesday. The series allows you to come to any and all sessions that interest you. No preregistration required. Sessions are held in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks,

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Bldg. 2926. For more information, contact the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659. » Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Come to this interactive class and bring a partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy and hot and cold therapies. Class meets at Vogelweh Fitness Center in the spin room. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Meetings

» An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting is from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of every month on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Are you interested in providing a valuable resource for our community? Join Army Community Services for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » The Rheinland-Pfalz Quilt Guild meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday at the Ramstein South Side Chapel for a “Stitch and Gab.” Participants can join in and bring their latest projects while spending time with fellow stitchers and getting some “quilt therapy.” For more information, visit www.rpqg.eu.

Classes and Training

» Teen Stress and Anger Management class is from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. In this class, teens will explore what stress and anger are, how to identify these emotions and tools to minimize the effects. Class is held the first Tuesday of every month on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. Registration required. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Couples Communication 1 and 2 classes take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25. This special “lunch date” two-part series explores various paths to better communication, effective listening and understanding. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » German language courses are offered in two levels: beginner and intermediate. Participants will gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language. All course materials are provided to students free of charge. Classes run in 10-week semesters. Advanced registration is required. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» Tavern on the Rock’s one-year celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in honor of its one-year anniversary. The celebration will consist of games, water slides and will have food and beverages available for purchase. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, call Tavern on the Rock on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085, at 485-6941 or 06783-6-6941. » Back to School Storytime takes place at 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at Baumholder Library for children ages 5 to 10 and their parents. Attend storytime followed by a craft where children can create their own German schultuete, a cone filled with little gifts, school supplies or sweet treats given to children on their first day of school. No sign-up required. For details, call Baumholder Library on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » Understanding TSP: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Capstone: 8 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » EFMP playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Vogelweh Community Center THURSDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC AUG. 7 » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » New Commanders/First Sergeants Immersion briefing: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

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

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 0637147-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. THURSDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. AUG.7 BOD POD 8 to 10 a.m. AUG. 14 BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. AUG. 20 BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. AUG. 21 BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. AUG. 27 BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. AUG. 28 BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New

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Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday in August and Sept. 8, Bldg. 2117 (Health Promotion). The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, how to calm a crying baby, role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » COUPLES COMMUNICATION (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31 in Bldg. 2121, third floor (across from the Ramstein Bowling Center). Falling in love is easy ... staying in love is an art. This interactive workshop provides a journey to see yourself, your partner and your relationship in a whole new light. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » STRESS MANAGEMENT: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11 in Bldg. 2117. Setting limits, communicating one’s own needs and relaxing is not easy for everyone. This interactive workshop includes tips for changing the way stress is currently managed. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, call 479-2370. » KIDS FIRST — PRINCIPLES OF POSITIVE CO-PARENTING: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 12, Bldg. 2121, third floor. Being a divorced or separated parent presents unique challenges. This training focuses on practical strategies for managing stress through a divorce or separation, helping your children with coping and how to keep your kids first. Feel free to bring your lunch. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? COPING WITH CHANGE: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at Health Promotion, Bldg. 2117. This one-session workshop is a summary of the best-selling book about handling disappointment. Check out useful tips about PCS stress and planned versus unplanned change. This class is for military members, family members, civilians and leadership looking to mentor squadron members. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

Medical Group

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

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ASACS

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

Military Family Life Consultants

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

SARC

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

ADAPT

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

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Education Notes

Summer soccer camps

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

KMC Onstage fall theater classes

This fall, KMC Onstage offers two classes that teach the basic fundamentals of vocal and breathing techniques, both important elements of a theater production. Acting Out Loud, voice and breathing, is for ages 5 to 8; and Use Your Words, voice and language, is held for ages 8 to 18. Classes are held from 10 to 11 a.m. Sep. 14 through Dec. 7 every Monday for ages 5 to 18 and from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for ages 8 to 18. For more information or to enroll, contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626; or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.

Kindermusik

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

Landstuhl Youth Center

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

Youth Fall Sports coed volleyball

Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sports is offering coed volleyball this fall. Registration is open now through Aug. 28 and the season begins Sep. 1. There are 20 bantam slots available for ages 9 to 11, and 20 junior slots available for ages 12 to 15. Registration fee: $40. Youth must be registered with CYS Services to participate. For more information or to register, call Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Cheer and tumbling classes

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

Music instructors needed

SKIESUnlimited is seeking music instructors

for violin, guitar and piano. If you are interested in becoming an instructor and would like more information, contact Shay Berchtold at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412; or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

UMUC Europe fall registration

University of Maryland University College Europe’s registration for Fall 2015 Session 1 is open through Aug. 12 for online classes, Aug. 16 for hybrid classes and on the day each onsite class begins. Onsite and online courses begin Aug. 17. Explore the thousands of classes that will take place online, on military bases in Europe and in the Middle East at www.europe.umuc.edu. UMUC Europe is also offering a $2,000 Spouse of Servicemember Scholarship to help military spouses fund their education. This scholarship can be applied towards UMUC tuition, or refunded to help pay for other educational expenses. For more information or to apply, visit www.europe.umuc.edu/ scholarships. For more information on registration and scholarships, contact a local UMUC Europe military education coordinator at 0631-534-800 or visit www.europe.umuc.edu.

After-school learning program

KMC Onstage invites children and youth, ages 8 to 18, to take part in an after-school learning program and performance of Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn. This interactive class includes acting, singing, stage movement, principles of design and basic application techniques. The class concludes in a public performance. Class is held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sep. 15 to Nov. 19, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Performances are Nov. 20 and 21. Cost is $200 per student; $100 per additional family member. For more information or to enroll, contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626; or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.

Oliver Nicholas Clark Oliver Nicholas Clark was born at 1:33 p.m. on May 19 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Oliver weighed 9 pounds and 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Proud parents are Jason and Alyssa Clark. Proud siblings are Alexis, Brooklynn and Katie. The family is stationed on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

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G.I. BILL Pay

Real Estate, Consulting, Property Management Service Located in Ramstein, G.I. Bill Pay offers an invaluable service to Americans living in Germany. G.I. Bill Pay Service can help you with everything that usually frustrates people stationed in a foreign country. They are experts in helping you adapt to your new host country. From interpreting your utility bills, finding a house or apartment to rent (no finders fee for renters) or helping you pay all your euro bills, even when you are deployed. This of course will avoid miscommunication and most importantly reduce your stress levels. In addition, a real estate, consulting and property management service is available. So if you’re looking to reduce stress in your life and spend more time on more important matters, then why not let G.I. Bill Pay Service lend you a helping hand? www.gibillpay.com/realestate • Landstuhlerstr. 16 • 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach • 06371-465407

AUTOHAUS EULER

Autohaus Euler is now the official BMW and MINI Military sales dealer for U.S. spec cars in the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder areas. They were awarded the contract in 2014. Opening hours are Monday-Friday from 09:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 09:00 to 16:00. They offer on-site trade appraisal and financing assistance to help you get your new BMW. You will have 150 available stock cars to choose from. You can also custom order your BMW or MINI if you wish. All sales services are under one roof. On August 8, Autohaus Euler will be having a summer sale like no other. There will be a clearance sale on stock and demos with huge savings. Come and see the introduction of the new 2016 BMW 3 series sedan. It will be great family fun with food and beverages and a great opportunity to purchase an exciting new and beautiful BMW. Autohaus Euler is located next to Autobahn A6 exit Kaiserslautern West (McDonald’s Opelkreisel). Visit Autohaus Euler on August 8 for a test drive and you just might be driving a BMW soon. Please see their full page ad in this week’s and next week’s Kaiserslautern American for more details. You can also check out the Kaiserslautern American bulletin board. Autohaus Euler • Opelkreisel 26a • 67663 Kaiserslautern • 0631-35113600 • Militarysales.euler-group.de Autohaus Euler • Kuseler Strasse 20 • 55774 Baumholder • 06783-18507/10-11

Sweet Home

Sweet Home Ramstein is owned by Mehdi Habibi who has been doing business with the American community for over 20 years. Sweet Home Ramstein is the parent company located at Landstuhlerstr. 14, 66877 Ramstein and specializes in furniture and living accessories. They also have authentic Persian rugs. Sweet Home Kaiserslautern, their second loacation, located on Merkurstr. 21 67663 Kaiserslautern has a great supply of furniture and an impressive inventory of handmade Persian carpets. A second location in Kaiserslautern is located at Pariserstr. 51 and specializes in Persian rugs also, this is their third store. A final and fourth location is located on Hauptstr. 129, 66976 Rodalben. All locations accept all major credit cards and VAT forms. It’s worthy to note that if you need any repairs on your rugs, Sweet Home offers expert repair service in the old traditional Persian skill mastered over the centuries. Cleaning is also offered and pick up and delivery is free for either cleaning or repair. Hours for all stores are 10:00 - 18:00 Monday through Friday, 10:00 – 16:00 on Saturday, on Wednesdays all locations are closed. Please take the time to visit any of these locations and at the same time travel to the Orient, where carpet weaving is a true form of art. Sweet Home Ramstein 06371/8388568 • Sweet Home Kaiserslautern 0631/3578399 • Sweet Home Rodalben 06331/6988658

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Ticks: preventing tick-borne diseases during summer months by Staff Sgt. Ashley Peterson 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health Summer is the ideal time for outdoor activities and getaways with family and friends. But with increased outdoor activities comes an increased likelihood of tick exposure, which are active from April to September. Ticks are a concern because they can carry pathogens that cause human and animal diseases. Most ticks have four life stages and must eat blood to survive each stage. It is during the feeding stage that ticks transmit pathogens to animals and humans. Ticks attach to a host, such as a bird or mammal, and suck on its blood for days before detaching to prepare for the next stage. If the host animal has a blood borne infection, then the tick will ingest it. At its next feeding, it can then transmit any acquired diseases to another host. “In recent years, veterinary and military treatment facilities in the EUCOM AOR have submitted, on average, 200 ticks per year to the Public Health CommandEurope Entomological Sciences Division for testing, with infection rates ranging from 5 percent to 15 percent,” said U.S. Army PHC-E Epidemiologist Fritz Castillo during a telephone interview. “The majority of ticks that are submitted to the PHC-E ESD are from the Bavaria and Rheinland-Pfalz regions, and 50 percent of ticks that are submitted by MTFs are removed from children.” Ticks submitted for testing have tested positive for

Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species as well as Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis, the two most important tickborne diseases of concern, since they are endemic to Germany and spreading geographically. Disease Information Lyme disease and TBE are transmitted through the bite of infected Ixodes ricinus ticks. Lyme disease is caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium and TBE is caused by the tick-borne encephalitis virus of the Flaviviridae family. “Although ticks submitted for testing have tested positive for the TBE virus, the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum, which causes anaplasmosis, and the Ehrlichia bacterial species, which cause ehrlichiosis, the most prevalent tick-borne disease is Lyme disease,” Castillo said. “And of the 256 Lyme disease cases diagnosed from 2010 to 2012, only 37 percent exhibited signs of erythema migrans skin lesion, the typical bulls-eye rash associated with Lyme disease.” This high asymptomatic rate is why the public health community recommends that any individual who has had a tick attached for longer than a day be tested for Lyme disease, rash or no rash. Left untreated, Lyme disease can progress to the late stage and become chronic, leading to musculoskeletal, neurological or cardiac problems. Disease Prevention There are precautions to take to prevent or reduce chances of getting Lyme dis-

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ease or other tick-borne diseases. Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): •  Before  going  outdoors,  know where to expect ticks — ticks like moist and humid environments near wooded or grassy areas. •  Always  walk  in  the  center of trails to avoid contact with ticks; use insect repellents containing 20 percent or more DEET, a chemical found in most insect repellents, on exposed skin and soak protective clothing, boots or shoes and gear with products containing 0.5 percent permethrin. •  After  coming  indoors,  check clothing for ticks. •  Shower soon upon return  to reduce risk of getting Lyme disease since showering may help remove unattached ticks.

•  Don’t  forget  to  check  your and especially your children’s bodies for ticks — conduct a full-body check paying close attention for ticks under the arms, in and around the ears, inside belly buttons, behind the knees, between legs, around the waist, and in and around hair. •  Use  tick  control  products to prevent your pets from bringing ticks into the home.

Watch for signs of illness such as fever or rash after the bite. Symptoms may appear anywhere between three to 30 days after exposure. See your health care provider if you develop signs or symptoms after the bite.

Sending in Ticks for Testing Tick-borne diseases can be hard to diagnose, but early recognition and treatment can decrease the risk of serious Tick Removal complications. If you would If  you  do  find  a  tick  like to get the tick tested after attached to your body, follow removing it, you can store it in these steps from the CDC: a sealable container or plastic •  Grasp  the  tick with  fine- bag and bring it to the Public tipped tweezers as close to Health Epidemiology section the skin as possible, pulling at the Ramstein clinic. For straight out. details, call the epidemiology •  Clean  the  bite  area  and  section at 479-2086 or 06371your hands with rubbing alco- 46-2086. hol or soap and water and For more information on never crush a tick with your ticks, visit the CDC website fingers.  at http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/.


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LRMC sports physicals begin July 29 by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Pediatric Department will be conducting sports physicals for children ages 5 to 17 years old on Wednesdays, beginning July 29 through the end of August. Those interested need to complete the sport physical history form appropriate for your child. The forms can be obtained in the pediatric clinic or electronically on the LRMC Pediatric Clinic website at https://ermc.amedd.army.mil/landstuhl/

services.cfm?MTFinfo_id=624. Links for the forms are hyperlinked within this same announcement on the web page. If your child is participating in high school sports, you must only fill out the first two pages of the Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Physical Examination form. If your child is participating in any Child, Youth and School Services-run sports or activities, you must complete the Child, Youth, and School Services Health Assessment and Sports Physical form found on the Kaiserslautern Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation page in the “Registration

Hours of operation change

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

Youth sports coaches needed

and Forms” section located about halfway down the page. Once there, click on “Health Assessment.” The completed form must be returned to the pediatric clinic so an appointment can be scheduled. You may bring the form into the clinic or you can use Relay Health to upload the completed form. Once the form is received and an appointment has been made, staff will provide you with any additional forms or requirements that are to be completed prior to the visit. This information is based on your child’s age. LMRC Pediatric Department is try-

New fitness center hours

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

Summer swim lessons

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

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

Functional fitness

Women’s soccer team needs players

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

‘Take a Hike’

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

KMC Youth Sports recruits coaches

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

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

Youth Instructional openings

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

Recreational soccer Sundays

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

Fitness center improvements

Over the last two months, a new system and

ing to streamline the process and appreciates your patience with the added steps. Your assistance prior to the visit will allow the pediatric department to keep the appointment to 30 minutes or less. As time allows, the pediatric department will offer medication refills but no medication adjustments or management of chronic medical problems. If your child requires immunizations, you will be directed to the LRMC Allergy and Immunization Clinic to receive them. High school athletes will be prioritized when demand dictates.

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

Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

The Rheinland-Pfalz Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is hosting a Remembrance 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12, dedicated to the brave men and women who gave their lives for their cou try. Registration for the run will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. T-shirts will be given to the first 150 paid participants. Cost is $7; ages 12 and under are free. Prior to the run, community members are invited to submit photos and names of their deceased loved ones to the FMWR Facebook page. Collected photos, names or both will be commemorated during the event. Submissions are due by Sept. 4. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.


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

Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ant Man (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. SATURDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Ant Man (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. SUNDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Ant Man (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 5:45 p.m. Pixels*3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m. MONDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Magic Mike XXL (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m. TUESDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Magic Mike XXL (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Pixels (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Magic Mike XXL (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m. THURSDAY Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Vacation (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Magic Mike XXL (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Pixels *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Minions (PG) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m. FRIDAY

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Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate, an international rogue organization. As highly skilled

Picking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, “Magic Mike XXL” finds the remaining Kings of Tampa likewise ready to throw in the towel. But they want to do it their way: burning down the house in one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach, and with legendary headliner Magic Mike sharing the spotlight with them. On the road to their final show, with some wistle stops along the way to renew old acquaintances and make new friends, Mike and the guys learn some new moves. Starring Channing Tatum, Matthew Bomer

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!!!360sqm Lux. small Castle, Obernheim (Landstuhl school) 7BR 4bath 2liv/din sauna 938sqm lot 2300€+utl+dbl gar. Option to buy the house. 0157/74285394 housing appr *Waldmohr, single FSH, lr liv/ dinrm, 4BR, 2.5bath w/ side bathtub, wintergarden, lr property, garage, 190sqm living space, €1440+util. Call: 06373-2719 or 0178-3499864 1FH in Schwedelbach, Hauptstr. 17, av now, unfurn, 1livrm, 1dinrm, 2+2BR, 1kitchen, 2baths, 1basem, 1attic, approx 150sqm €850+utl Contact Franz Wieschemann 0631-341950 or 016090776421 4BR house Bruchmühlbach, 190sqm renovated BIK, liv/dinrm, open firepl, finished loft 1.5baths garage balc av now €1200+utl Please call 0631-41201141 or 0172-4919227 67808 Schweisweiler, 230sqm, 5BR, BIK, liv/dinrm, 2baths, guest toilet, garage, avail now, 10min to Sembach, 15min to Kaiserslautern, €1480,0170-8451816 Beautiful Duplex in Obersulzbach, avail now, 7Rms, BIK, 1.5baths, terr, balc, no pets, lrg garage, €1240+util+€2000 dep, 06374-2079 or 0176-66666043 or 06374-1487 Beautiful House in Niedermoor.Quiet area with a great view.183m², 3 BR, Liv/Din-Area w. fireplace, studio, 2 Baths, 2balc, garden w. terr. a. shed, 1 Carport, Av.now, Rent: 1350€, No finder's Fee!, call 0152 53749212 or 0173 8131067 Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, 1FSH, built in 2002,5BR, 2baths, studio, fire place, BIK, garage, 258sqm liv space, yard, €1900. Avail June 6. 0160-5912616 or 0170-3038338

Beautiful House, 230sqm + basement + attic, 5BR, 2.5bath, 2 livdin ms, 1garage, 2balconies, 850sqm backyard, 20 km to RAB €1350 avail now Call 06381-6977 or 0157-88596084 Beautiful wooden blockhouse in Kaeshofen, 19 km to Landstuhl, 226 m²,2 BR, 2.5 Baths, Liv/DinRoom, BIK, Fireplace, Sauna, Basement, Attic, Terrace, Parking spaces, Yard, Pets neg., Avail:August 15, Rent:1660 Euro + util. No Finder’s Fee! For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com. For further listings, please view our website at www.gibillpay.com/reale state Duplex - House 157sqm New renovated with high-quality tiles ready to rent August 15. 2,5baths, 3BR, Bar/Kitch, lrg 60sqm Livrm, 3parking spaces, DSL, SATTV.1050€, Energy pass class B, 66871 Theisbergstegen, Kuseler Str. 22 E-mail markus.drexler@ gmail.com 06381-47642, Handy 0176-80294765 Duplex in Katzenbach Schusterstr. 43,5min to RAB 200sqm liv space 5BR livrm dinrm BIK dishw. 2.5 bathrm attic balcony garden €1410 +utl Avail Sept 1,01713829729 Enkenbach - Alsenborn, Herlenbergstrasse 24,147sqm, 4BR, 2bathrm, s liv/dinrm, BIK, basement, garden, garage, €1050+garage+util, 06303-3563 or 01636295011 Enkenbach - Alsenborn, Diemersteiner strasse 16,160sqm, 4BR, 2.5bathrms, BIK, dinrm, attic-studio, storagerm, garden, terrace, parking lot, patio, €1100,063033563 or 0163-6295011 Excl duplex 164sqm Obernheim 10min to LRMC dbl garage 1st floor BIK partly furn 3firepl, 40sqm terr, sm balc, 3BR, bath w/ jacuzzi, €1120+util, Call: 015787397570

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July 31, 2015

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Freestanding house in Dittweiler, 274sqm, 6 BR, 3,5 baths, bik, 2 balconies, big yard1650€ + util. Call 01702378009 Haschbach, 4 bedr, 15min to RAB, 151 sqm, 2,5 bath, quite area, 1050€+util, 06381425677 Hauptstuhl house 175sqm, 6BR, BIK, 2.5baths, garage, lrg garden, €1270+util. 0176-95853474 Hauptstuhl: Freestanding 5 bedr., 2 1/2 bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 2.040 € + util www.agra-immobili en.de 06371-57656 House avail, Einsiedlerhof apt, 4BR 5min to West gate, 015221615388 House for rent, €1620, 6bedr, 2,5 bathr, 7 miles to RAB; call 06381425677 House for the whole family, 190sqm, Schellweiler (Kusel) 3BR, lrg BIK, big livrm, dinrm, 3baths, 3storerm, 500 sqm yard, avail 13 sept, €1190 + util, garage optional 06372-61289 or 0178-3492565 House in Harsberg-Weselberg 190sqm 8yrs old 5BR 2baths guest WC livrm dinrm new BIK garage 680 sqm property w/garden €1350+util Call: 06307-1272 or 0151-19469063 or 016095132448 (speaks English) House in Queidersbach, Build 03, quiet area, 270sqm, 8 bed, 4 bathm, BIK, liv/dinrm, tiles/wooden flrs, terrace, garage, sauna, €1785+util. Ready to move in, 06371-64521or 0170-9384174 Hütschenhausen, new FSH, 3BDR, 2,5 baths, carport, No Fee, rent € 1680,00, Dzepezauer@ aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 Kaiserslautern - Dansenberg, bungalow, 210sqm liv space, 4BR, 1.5bath, BIK, open firepl, quiet sunny location, garage, €1320,-+util, avail Aug 1,01759855251 Kindsbach freestanding house with big garden/yard, 5 bedrooms, bik, dining, living, 2 bathrooms sauna, central heating, newly remodeled, ready to move in. €1100 + util. No finder´s fee! klaus@kjunkermann.de 01741793628 Mackenbach several houses for rentfrom, €1645, call Ado 06374915430 or 01726801258 Mackenbach, €1855, 01601845933, simonejenet@ gmx.de Modern Duplex -Half in Enkenbach-Alsenborn!- NO Finder'S Fee !!!, € 1100, 8 km to Sembach, 153 m², 3 BR, 1 Studio, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Area, Storage, 2 parking spaces behind house, Patio, Balcony, Floor-Heating, Avail: NOW, NO pets, Rent: 1100 Euro + util.Call G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@ gibillpay.com, view more listings at www.gibillpay.com/realestate No finder's fee: Nice house in Miesau, 4BR, bik, garage, garden, €1230+ut, 06385-4029862 Oberstaufenbach. new house, 5BDR, 2,5baths, BIK, Pets welcome, rent €1260, No Fee, Dzepezau er@aol.com, Dieter 01726823232

Kaiserslautern American Nice Duplex House-15min to RAB, rent 1400€/month, YOC:2000, ca.200qm, BIC, fenced yard, Gasheat, EEV:102,10kWh/(m²*a) lt.EVA, school district of Ramstein, 01714175408, eric@thamke.de, www.thamke.de Queidersbach 5BR House, BIK 1.5baths, patio, garage.fast Internet connection avaliable. €990+util, 06301/300215 ask for Susanne email: esserkah@gmx.de Queidersbach: Freestanding 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., wood burning stove, patio, yard, double garage, 1.600,-- € +util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Queidersbach: very nice house, 4 bdrm, liv/dinrm, Bik, 2 baths, tower room, terrace, balcony, garden, garage, 218sqm. 1.650€ + util. Call. Tel. 06371-912592 Ramstein, 225sqm, 6BDR, new BIK, 2baths, nice patio, Dzepezau er@aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 Ramstein, downtown, FSH, 5BDR, 3,5baths, rent €1860,00, Dzepezauer@aol.com, Dieter 01726823232 Ramstein: Duplex 3 bedr., studio, 2 1/2 bath, living-diningrm., builtin-kit., hobbyrm., patio, yard, 1.200,-- € + util www.agra-immobi lien.de 06371-57656 Ramstein: Duplex 4 bedr., studio, 2 bath, living-diningrm., built-inkit., patio, yard, garage, 1.670,-- € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 06371-57656 Schönenberg - Kübelberg, house approx 181sqm, nice & quiet, 4BR, BIK, liv/dinrm, 2 bath, terrace, 2 storagerms, studio, garden, balc, big garage, 15min fr. RAB, monthly rent, €1360+util, 06373-1737 or 01605911022 Schwedelbach, 5min to RAB, new renovated house, 140sqm, 3BR, livrm, Call: 0172-4094177 Semi-detached house in Obermohr, €1, mail@immobilien-pau lus.de Small house, nice equipment, 120sqm, bik, hallway, liv/dinrm, 3BR, pantry, garage. Perfect for 12 people. €720+util. katja.ha mann@allianz.de/06303-983025

Steinwenden Wackenberg modern house w/ 2carports 240sqm liv space yard terrace balc one brand new BIK, kitch 5BR 3baths 2guest-WC €1660+utl Tel. 01775287922 Waldfischbach, 2BR, 1,5Bathrm, BIK, big din/liv area, gallery, balc, fireplace inside, carport, parking for 2cars, central gas, satellite dish & dsl, 170sqm, €1250+util, tel. 015111611818/06351125392, michaeldeppert@gmx.de

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Duplex for Sale, Energy Efficient House in 66989 Höheinöd on A62,15 min.to Landstuhl & 20 min.to RAB, build in 2001, 117 sqm living space, built- in kitchen, living/dining area, 3 bedrooms, guest toilet, 30 sqm partyroom in basement, 35 sqm terrace w glasroof and textil awning, 350 sqm lot, garage & car- port, 12 sqm photovoltaic, quiet area, VDSL, nice back- yard - must be seen, provi- sion free for buyers. Add. pictures may be provided via email. For more info pls. contact 0049 6331 279501 or mail ar min.karl@t-online.de

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Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. 1997 Mazda 626E, Automatic, Euro Spec, Passed inspection, $3000 obo, christie.nin@ gmail.com, Power windows. CD player & MP3, Power locks/mirrors, power sunroof, large trunk, ABS brakes, Dual airbags, AC, all weather floor tires. 199,200km

1998 BMW 320i Automatic 4 dr, $2000 or best offer, Call for more information at 015223897687 to 015207680353. 2000 BMW 316i, blue/gray 4door sedan, 5-speed manual transmission, new tires, winter wheels & tires included, 138K miles, $3900 OBO, call 015238728068 or email tm106407@ gmail.com. 2003 SAAB 9-5 Linear Sport Sedan, $6,995-, US SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent Condition, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org 2004 BMW 325 CI U.S. SPEC, $8,500 (OBO) 104,460 mileage Excellent condition. Mlozano_1981@ yahoo.com, 0176-40423827 or 0176-40423923 2011 Lexus IS 250, $16,000.00, gary2913@gmail.com

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2012 BMW X6 xDrive 30d, €44,900, Top of the line BMW. Too many extras to list. All optiAUTOS ons Full Leather, rear camera, All ads and pics on class-world.com park assistance. German Specs. 47,238 KM additional information 2004 BMW Silver X5, US Spec, email spvendor@gmail.com automatic, sunroof, power heated seats and includes a matching sil- 2012 Toyota Highlander, $, ver roof cargo box. One owner, mohammedmusa632@gmail.com

BMW 525i Model 2000, new German inspection, power steering, power locks, air cond, leather ausstattung, seat heating, power windows, alu rims w/ new summer tires, new battery and brakes. €2000. 0152-06467728

Car maintained by local BMW 2012 VW Passat SEL V6 3.6 dealer, 130000 miles $8750, Sport Sedan, $22,495-, US SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Navi015125228614 Power Seats, Alloy 2004 Corvette Coupe, Comme- gation, morative Ed, 27,500 miles, Exc. Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro Cond, LeMans Blue, New Michepeanmotors.org, Web: www.euro lin Pilot Sport Run-flat Tires, New peanmotors.org brakes and rotors, New battery, 4 sp. Auto, Comfort Access, Lea- 2013 Lexus ES 350 Base $8,800 ther, Cruise, Power Everything, USD!!! The car is accident free, Dual Airbags, Moon Roof/Targa, with a low mileage, well maintaiHUD, Bose CD, ABS, Traction ned and service regularly Full OpContrl, Active Handling, Dual Cli- tions!!! Tires are 100% great, the mate, Sport Exhaust. Loud and Car is in perfect shape. Interested fast. $24,500 obo. slutz2004@ buyer should contact me: autuorimari gmail.com; tel. 0711 722 48 680 2006 MINI Cooper, $8,695-, US 2013 Nissan Altima "S" 2.5 Sport Coupe, $17,995-, US SPEC, AutoSPEC, Manual, Leather, Sunroof, matic, Leather, Navigation, Cruise Cruise Control, Heated Seats, AlControl, BOSE Sound System, Alloy Wheels, Excellent Condition, loy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Very Low Fuel Consumption, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ europeanmotors.org, Web: europeanmotors.org, Web: www.europeanmotors.org www.europeanmotors.org 2013 Subaru Forester "Limited" 2006 Toyota Tacoma, $16,500, 4x4 Wagon, $24,795-, US SPEC, 99,000 miles, 6 cylinder, 4 door, 5 Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruifoot bed, 4X4, TRD sport packa- se Control, Power Sunroof, Alloy ge, Auto trans., cruise control, A/ Wheels, Excellent Condition, C, leather, towing package, 6 CD Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ changer, brault_amy@yahoo.com, europeanmotors.org, Web: 0170-701-4915 www.europeanmotors.org 2007 VW Passat Wagon "Luxury" 2015.5 Volvo V60 Platinum T5 2.0 FSI, $10,695-, US SPEC, Auto- Drive-E;11,400 M; $36,000; U.S. matic, Leather, Power Glass Sun- Spec; free shipping to U.S. w/ Volroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, vo; climate package (incl. heated Alloy, Excellent Condition, windshield); all season tires; reCall:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ tractable cargo area separator; europeanmotors.org, Web: much more contact jason.quinn5@ gmail.com www.europeanmotors.org

Ford Escort, fair condition, must sell by August 25th, $900.00, jdub82@hotmail.com

2010 Ford Escape, $12,000.00, low mileage, one owner non smoker, call 062472429076 or 01774634644, mlplcl1@ya hoo.com 2010 VW Golf, Diesel, manual, German specs, touch screen navi, park distance control, heated front seats, auto. rain sensor windshield wipers, dual climate zone, air con, summer/winter tire incl. 0172-6509187

Hamp Synergy, $18, oil filters. H1540-PFB-004, isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com / 017622987498 Infiniti G20 2002 for sale 4-door sedan, $900, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Mazda, Blue SUV, 4 X 4, 2001, automatic, 4 door, air cond, ali rims, new tires, all weather, KMS 220,000, $3300, ddundkk@hot mail.de Merc Benz C-180, silver, 4 door, 5 Speed, KMS 159,000, German TUV till Sept 2016, ABS, elec windows, $1950, and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand my ph is 0175-3213199 $1950, ddundkk@ hotmail.de Merc Benz, Combi blue, automatic, air cond, ABS, power stering, elec windows and locks, ali rims with new all weather tires, KMS 127,000 Price $2150, ddundkk@ hotmail.de Mercedes CL 500, €22.500, 2003, 1. hand, 83.000 km, all options incl. independent vehicle heater, keyless-go, fridge in back seats, splendid condition, etc.... m.nebel-nms@gmx.de

Mercury Mysitque 1999, automatic, gray, 4 door, air cond, power stering, ali rims, MI 81,000, 2.4-V6, US MOD, and we deliver anywhere cash in hand, $2250, Audi TT Convertible for sale, ddundkk@hotmail.de €6,700, oscnav2000@yahoo.com Parts: 1999 VW Golf Variant BMW 316 I, Red compack, auto- IV(Kombi), does not run. Transmismatic, air cond, KMS 173,000, kin- sion/drivetrain in great shape. der seat inc X2 each, we deliver Please contact Mike @ 0176anywhere, my ph is 0175- 6494-0455 for more info. 3213199, $1499, ddundkk@hot Seat year 1997, Green MET, air mail.de Cond, ABS, power stering elec BMW 316 I, green, 4 door, 5 windows, TUV good for 15 speed, KMS 213,000, elec winmonths, Summer and winter tires dows FT, sunroof, my ph is 0175my ph is 0175-3213199, $1900, 3213199 and we deliver anywhere ddundkk@hotmail.de with cash in hand, $1900, Selling my 2014 Toyota Highlanddundkk@hotmail.de Limited, €17800, zubai BMW 320 I, E 46, Red, 5 Speed, der ali rims 17 inch all weather tires, da.omar@hotmail.com

2011 Chevy Camaro SS, $25,000, 34k miles, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels. Fully loaded minus navigation. Contact for more details. TeamDiaz2015@ year 2001, sport, KMS 200, OOO, $3100, ddundkk@hotmail.de gmail.com or 0160-4080047 2011 GMC Terrain "SLT" 4X4 BMW 320 I, silver MET, automaSUV with 3rd Row, $22,925-, US tic, air cond, ABS, power stering, SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Cruise elec windows and we deliver anyControl, Power Seats, Alloy, where, my ph is 0175-3213199, Backup Camera, Perfect Conditi- $2250, ddundkk@hotmail.de on, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: in Bridgestone 225/45 ZR 17 Sumfo@europeanmotors.org, Web: mer Tires, Low milage used only www.europeanmotors.org one season $300, 06371917570

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Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. 2007 SV1000S, 7277 miles. Good condition, just passed inspection last Fall. Don't really want to part with it but looking to get some bills paid off. $4,300 OBO..., cbeazy@gmail.com, or 01751140960

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Volkswagen Phaeton 2007 3.0 Diesel, obo, VW's Flagship car in perfect condition. Only 72,000 Km, EuroSpec;Black metallic. New price was over 80,000 Euro. For full features/more pictures email: tsza52@hotmail.com, tel 06371-15492 DSN 480-1507

The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, Play Academy ChildCare. I am a perfect condition, like new! €8, licensed & certified child care procoemser@gmail.com **See pics vider.I live in Rodenbach, 10 min on class-world.com Vogelweh & 10 min RAB.I have years of experience & references.My home is warm & cozy.Warm home cooked Lunch is FOR SALE provided for the children every All ads and pics on class-world.com day. Your child will have its very own indoor playground & fenced Caution: Some Classified in backyard for the summer as ads have become a target well as weekly field trip outings.If for scams. Please be cauyou are in need, I am here for you tious if potential buyers offer Monday-Friday. Age 2-5, Mon-Fri you payment methods other 7-5.06374-944828 than cash. L SA

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Page 33 Black knitted pullover. Size XS but fits also for size M. €5. See www.class-world.com for pictures. Janina.Wuttke@gmx.de Boy's 20 inch red bike, $20, may need new tires, great condition.06371-917570 Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, copon gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmade. Beautiful accessory for any occation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, copon gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822 Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. Find pictures at www.classworld.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ gmx.de Designer Hand bag. George Gina and Lucy. Used twice. Beige color. Paid 160 euros for the bag. €50 017622987498 Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! Great book., €2, pic on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com Felt bag, gorgeous hand-made felt bag with blue design, medium size, €30, for pics see classworld.de jenniferwilking@hot mail.com GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect condition, like new. Size small., €5, coem ser@gmail.com

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Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag with fox design. Discover your wild side! All bags are completely environmentally friendly made with wool, soap and water only! â‚Ź25, for pics see class-world.com jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Giant Warehouse Sale 35% off all furniture and collectibles. Aug 8 + 9 10am-3pm Schneeweiderhof 11, 67754 Essweiler Map: www.schoolhouse-antiques.com. Green wedges, size 40, never worn. Paid â‚Ź50, asking $40. 017622987498 Hand Mixer 3 in 1 Set, $12, Excellent Condition 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! â‚Ź8, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com Handbag "clutch style": Love to go out and dont want to use a big handbag? Dont miss out on this small, black bag. Perfect for going out at night!, â‚Ź3, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com

Kaiserslautern American Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition!, pics on class-world.com, â‚Ź15, copongracz@gmail.com Hollister strapless top. White color, size M. With ribbons to tie a bow on the back. â‚Ź15. For pics see www.class-world.com. Contact janina.wuttke@gmx.de Kookai dress, size 40, $30, chiffron material, purple, pink, and beige, worn once, 017622987498 Like New Poker Chips with carrying case, $20.00, spvendor@ gmail.com Must sell 62 year old flawless solitaire .45 carat diamond ring set in white gold. Will accept $ or â‚Ź. Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. Options Trader, Online Trading Academy, Intro $10, Parts 1 & 2 $15 each 0151-262-078-60 dk.bru ner@yahoo.com Personal Trading Plan Course, Online Trading Academy $8, 0151262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Piano to sell, superb condition, tuned, 590 â‚Ź, phone 0171 31 35 004 Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039

Handbag "Esprit brand": Small bad, black leather, ideal if you only need to carry few things around with you like purse, cell phone etc., â‚Ź5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@gmail.com Kitchen, yard, clothes stuff! check out my stuff, too much to list!!!! $, 01745390404

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Professional Commodities Trader, Online Trading Academy $10, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ yahoo.com Professional Forex Trader Parts 1 & 2 Online Trading Academy, $15 each, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Professional Trader Parts 1 & 2, $15 each, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Pscing, $20, modernware24@ya hoo.com / 015170606117

Page 35 RGA vs Prague Roller Derby, Saturday 29 August, Doors open @ 1630, Game starts @1700, Kids 10 and under are Free. http:// www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/1881572 Get ready to watch RGA face off against Prague! Let the fun begin.

Selling at 1 half the value given by the Swarovski companySwarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 40years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 8pm. Can deliver to RAB!

Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy shoes, brown leather, great to wear at work or for going out at night. Only slight signs of usage. Size 9M, â‚Ź5, pics on class- Striped hand-made felt shoulder Pumps, black, hardly worn, great world.com, coemser@gmail.com bag, large, trend colors, perfect condition, size 9M!, â‚Ź5, pics on Small vacuum Cleaner, $30, gift, â‚Ź30, for pics see classclass-world.com, copongracz@ 0151-262-078-60 jenniferwilking@hot dk.bruner@ya world.com gmail.com, pics on class- hoo.com mail.com world.com Small grey felt shoulder bag with mushroom design, perfect gift, â‚Ź20 jenniferwilking@hotmail.com

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Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, copongracz@ gmail.com T-Shirt "America", perfect condition, like new, size small! €5, co pongracz@gmail.com ***pics on class-world.com Two Storage Units Free, 0151262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com girl friends. €10, coemser@ Various music CDs for sale, all from the 2000er years. Single The Notebook from Nicholas gmail.com Sparks - wonderful book!, €2, pic Trading Books - Professional E- CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina on class-world.com, copongracz@ mini Trader, $15, 0151-262-078- Aguilera etc. for €3, music samplers like Bravo Hits and The Dome gmail.com 60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com €4. For a picture of the selection see www.class-world.com. Contact janina.wuttke@gmx.de Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. Ihre Aufgaben: $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad • Konzeption, Gestaltung und Umsetzung von Werbemitteln, vantipro.de insbesondere von Anzeigen Yakima SwingDaddy Hitch Moun• CI/CD gerechte grafische Umsetzung von Werbeartikeln ted 4-Bike Rack, new still in box • Termingerechte Erstellung von Produktionsdaten for $200, contact at brownfam@t• Bildbearbeitung und Bildretusche online.de, more info at http:// • Schnittstelle zu den Bereichen Marketing, Einkauf und www.yakima.com/shop/bike/hitch/ Druckerei swingdaddy. L SA

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Lovely Lake Bostalsee

Story and photos by Cheryl Koller At the very end of summer last year, my husband and I took a bike ride and got lost. Unfortunately, this is not unusual for us. However, we do love stumbling upon something new and this particular day led us to Lake Bostalsee. We were dressed in our normal “Harley” attire, which meant we did not have flip-flops and swimwear so we added this gem to our GPS and saved it under ‘Things to do’ Next Summer.

Now that summer is here again, we decided to repeat the trip (this time with lake attire).

swimming and miniature golf, just to name a few. They also offer surfing and sailing schools and diving.

Lake Bostalsee is located in the nature reserve Saar-Hunsrück in the northern part of Saarland. The lake is 120 hectares (almost 300 acres) and is 20 meters deep at its deepest point. This makes it the largest recreational lake in Southwest Germany. Approximately 10% of the lake is classified as a protective zone and is marked off from any water sports. This area is a refuge for rare animals and plants. The other 90% of the lake is set up for pure fun!

If you plan to enjoy one of the two beaches, there is a small entrance fee of €3 for adults and €1.50 for children over 6 years of age. There are food and drink vendors set up on the beach, but you are welcome to bring your own. We even saw several people with grills preparing their dinner while taking in a game of beach volleyball.

There are two areas adjacent to each other (across the water) that we found offering numerous activities on and beside the water — windsurfing, sailing, biking, hiking, fishing,

Lake Bostalsee is just an hour Northwest of Ramstein. For more information, visit their website www. bostalsee.de. About the author: Cheryl Koller is a native of Georgia. She is a DOD spouse, mom of 4 daughters (2 adults, 2 teens), thrill-seeker, avid traveler, and lover of food and wine. She is a self-proclaimed freedom-preneur and blogger currently living in Ramstein with her family.

If you would like to spend more than one day, there is a large campground with more than 400 campsites for RVs and tents. There is also a wellness center with a family swimming pool, indoor activity area for small children, pool tables and a grocery store. My favorite thing about this lake is the paddleboats! These are not just your everyday, ordinary paddleboats. You get to glide around the lake in a swan. It’s the small things in life that sometimes make my day.

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