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June 19, 2015

Volume 39, number 24

CMSAF visits Ramstein, addresses Airmen's concerns Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody met with Airmen and addressed their concerns regarding the future of the Air Force during an all-call June 15 on Ramstein. Airmen had the opportunity to spend the entirety of the all-call asking questions about issues ranging from entitlements and reducing the force to enlisted professional military education. An Airman asked Cody what his thoughts are on the new NCO Academy format. All future NCOA courses will be a combination of dis-

tance and in-residence learning as opposed to in-residence only, as done before. “We're not going to a completely distance learning environment,” said Cody. “What we're really doing is updating and evolving the way we educate the force. There's a proven methodology that most education, if not the vast majority, has adopted blended-learning. There isn't a lot to be gained in an in-residence domain with an instructor standing at a podium. Over a fiveyear period, every Airman will have the opportunity to go to an in-residence experience where instead of having an instructor sitting at See CMSAF, Page 3

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody meets with Airmen during an all-call June 15 on Ramstein. Cody answered Airmen’s questions regarding Air Force standards, new processes and entitlements. For more photos, see Page 7.

Airmen show off importance of airpower to Saber Strike distinguished visitors by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Staff Sgt. Kenneth Stokley, 191st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, gives a tour of a KC-135 Stratotanker to Latvian air force military policemen during the Michigan-Latvia Partnership Day June 10 at Riga International Airport, Latvia. U.S. National Guardsmen hosted the Latvian president-elect and several distinguished visitors during exercise Saber Strike 15. The visitors were able to view up-close how the Michigan and Pennsylvania Air National Guard conduct aerial-refueling and support ground troops by refueling a Maryland ANG A-10 Thunderbolt II.

Nations join for Greek air exercise, Page 6

See SABER STRIKE, Page 11

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RIGA, Latvia — The Airmen of the Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania Air National Guard took to the skies with Latvian leaders June 10, 2015. During exercise Saber Strike 15, distinguished visitor and partnership days highlighted the importance of airpower and the tools utilized to ensure that airpower is available to those who need it. The exercise is designed to build partnerships and support regional stability in the Baltics with 14 nations and 6,000 service members participating.

Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and the Air National Guard hosted Latvian president-elect Raimonds Vejonis, Latvian armed forces generals, and several local and national political leaders during the Michigan-Latvian Partnership Day. The partnership and distinguished visitor day gave the Air Force and participants of Saber Strike 15 an opportunity to tell and show the work that they are doing to the general public, elected representatives and media outlets. “Having them crawl (in the boom pod) and seeing the smiles on their face just like if they were a kid at an air-

Follow these rules or it could happen to you, Page 12

U.S. military participates in annual state fair, Page 16


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June 19, 2015

The adaptability of military children

COMMENTARY

by Trinity Merrell 39th Air Base Wing dependent INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — The uncertainty of military life may frighten some. There is never truly a “safe ground,” or feeling of complete calmness since around the next corner may be an unanticipated change of plans. You never know when you may have to uproot your life in one place and suddenly have to rebuild your life somewhere entirely different. True as these things might be, I can say with certainty that military life has molded me into a wellrounded person, though it may be a biased thought. Being a military child has taught me more things than I could imagine. For the sake of brevity, I'll narrow that extensive list down to three key themes that have occurred and reoccurred throughout my military child life: resiliency, participation and relationships. When a person enlists into the military, they agree to a life of spontaneity and unexpected change for themselves and any direct family they have or will have in the future. As a result, everyone in that person's family must learn to quickly adapt to whatever sudden events may happen. Children of military members especially learn to roll with the punches — our motto may as well be “adapt to survive.” The obvious element that establishes this talent for acclimation is constant movement. For most dependent children a move is expected every two to five years. Every new place we live, we essentially have to rediscover ourselves and our place in this world. This is especially true of moves to new countries. Not only must we learn how to function with the Americans in this new place, but we must immerse ourselves in the culture of our host nation.

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I have been able to experience this particular type of change in the last few years since I moved to Turkey. Living in a predominantly Muslim-based country with very deeply rooted values has given me perspective and respect for the diversity of the world. I know there are certain things that are considered inappropriate to many Turkish citizens that are completely acceptable in America. In respect for the people of this country, I make sure I respect their values and beliefs, even though they are not my own. While being constantly on the move has taught me much in the area of resiliency in times of change, it has also taught me to

Whenever I move to a new place, I find out what programs are offered that strike my interest. I relentlessly scout out opportunities to participate in the community, both at the school-level and in the community as a whole. In my two years at my most recent base, I have risen to a leadership position in more than five organizations from Keystone, to Future Educators of America student council, and I am an active member of a few other clubs. I have also assisted in designing both school and sports crests, as well as academic materials for the school to release on an informational basis. I truly believe that the best way to leave your mark on

When a person enlists into the military, they agree to a life of spontaneity and unexpected change for themselves and any direct family they have or will have in the future. As a result, everyone in that person's family must learn to quickly adapt to whatever sudden events may happen. make the most of the time I have. Military children typically have very little time to get a firm grasp on the communities they find themselves in. Thankfully, there are national programs like Girl Scouts of the United States of America that allow for children to easily make a place for themselves amongst their peers. In other cases, where there isn't a pre-established organization designed to unite children across America, we must learn to forge a path ourselves. At Incirlik, participation is key. I have personally learned that the best way to get comfortable and use my time wisely is to get involved.

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a community is to make sure you dig in deep. When you start participating early, you expand your network of relationships and contacts, which you can call upon later in life. An inevitable effect of participation is the forming of relationships. Throughout my life, I've always known that I would never get more than a few years with the people I met. It's due to this hard truth that I geared myself towards building my relationships on strong, meaningful foundations. When I first meet someone, I strive to be as genuine as possible. There is a great deal of importance

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in the ability to be fully truthful in a first encounter. Too many times I have encountered people who turn out to be a lot different than they appeared to be at first. Most of the time, those people have had the privilege of forming relationships over time. Their friends already know who they are as people, so they don't feel the need to let their guard down and let someone else in upon first meeting. Military children rarely have the luxury of that sort of time. We understand that a firm relationship needs to be honest and open from the getgo. The end goal of this strategy is to sort out those people who can truly understand and care for you the way a true friend would. I've found that relationships built on this mutual trust and understanding go much further than those built on popularity and intrigue. Relationships have become an essential part of the person I've become, allowing me to easily adapt and participate in any community I'm placed in. Movement and change have always been a part of who I am. I've learned that my participation and commitment to new places, while short in their duration, are essential to thriving in that community. Without the experiences I've been privileged enough to have as a military child, I don't think I would have some of the essential life skills I've learned along the way. What others may see as a cumbersome life of uncertainty, I see as world full of endless opportunity for learning and growing as a person. In the end, it is those skills we are forced to learn that set military kids apart from others. We are able to take the resiliency and involvement techniques that we develop from a young age to establish strong foundations with the people around us. Those relationships, in turn, will propel us through life.

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Ramstein-Miesenbach recognizes 86th AW commander’s leadership by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Ramstein-Miesenbach’s mayor Klaus Layes presented an award to Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, June 10. The award was given to Mordente for his leadership of the 86th AW and Ramstein Air Base, which abuts the village of Ramstein-Miesenbach. The award highlights the continued cooperation and partnerships between the United States Air Force personnel assigned to RAB and the local communities and their civic leaders. Layes recognized Mordente for two years of “good partnership” through

his leadership and for working with the town of Ramstein-Miesenbach to create a “fruitful working relationship.” He also expressed his gratitude for cooperating with the planning of this year’s Rheinland-Pfalz Tag. “I believe that one of Ramstein’s many strengths are the neighbors that stand by us,” said Mordente, “it has been a true pleasure leading the 86th Airlift Wing and working with local leaders like Mayor Layes has been an honor. Cooperation like this is key to executing our mission of providing responsive combat airpower and maintaining a safe, welcoming environment in which to live and work.”

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a podium, there will be an instructor guiding facilitated discussions. It raises the bar significantly.” When asked what advice he would give Airmen who want to achieve the highest level of the enlisted tier (CMSgt), Cody emphasized the importance of taking things one day at a time. “Life is complicated aside from what we do for air power,” said Cody. “So don't complicate this. Just do your best every day. You're not going to be the best every day but if you do your best, that's all anyone can ask. That's the best advice I can give. If you start thinking about being a [chief master ser-

geant] today, you're going to miss everything along the way. Your goal might be to become a chief, just don't miss what's right in front of you.” Cody concluded the allcall by thanking Airmen for their service and hard work. “We can't thank you enough for what you do every day, how hard you work and how well you execute the Air Force mission,” he said. “What you do globally is not lost on anybody in our Air Force. I ask you also extend that gratitude to your families whether they're here or not. I don't believe we could do this without the support and love of our families.”

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Reported Larcenies

June 9 June 9

8:20 a.m.: Fraud was reported in an unknown location. 3:23 p.m.: Larceny was reported on Ramstein Air Base.

11:05 a.m.: Drunken driving without a USAREUR license causing a minor accident was reported in Mackenbach.

June 10

June 12

1 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Landstuhl. 10 p.m.: Vandalism was reported in Landstuhl. 10 p.m.: An armed robbery was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:15 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Landstuhl.

June 11

5 a.m.: A house break-in was reported in Kaiserslautern.

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

June 13

5 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

June 14

2:55 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

Closures

• The 86th Medical Group’s Ramstein Clinic will be closed on the following U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: July 3, 6, and 9 (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Aug. 13 (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); and Sept. 10 all day. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, call Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687. • The Outdoor Recreation Vehicle Resale lot will be closed for resurfacing through Sunday. ODR has stopped renting slots. All vehicles must be removed no later than 6 p.m. today. Vehicles remaining after 6 p.m. will be ticketed and towed. The lot will reopen on Monday with the following price changes: $14 for seven days and $20 for 14 days. • The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Office will be closed July 3 in observation of the holiday. Customer service hours will resume July 6.

Take Note

Autobahn construction

• A construction site is now set up on Autobahn 6 between the Ramstein-Miesenbach and Bruchmühlbach-Miesau exits (western direction). Construction will last for the next five months. Phase 1: A new surface will be laid out and traffic in both directions will be restricted to two lanes. Phase 2: All traffic will be detoured to the lanes leading east, but motorists will have two lanes in both directions. All on-and-off ramps at intersection A6/A62 will remain open.

Volunteers for state fair needed

The Rheinland-Palatinate State Fair, a threeday event, is hosted each year in a different city within the state and consists of exhibits, musical performances, entertainment, capability demonstrations, typical food and beverages, and then culminates in a big parade on Sunday afternoon. Anyone who has free time during the weekend of June 26 to 28 and would like to be an active part of

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Kaiserslautern — One Mac Mini laptop and one Apple TV 3:14 a.m.: A drunken driver causing a major accident was reported in Mackenbach. 11:50 p.m.: A drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

the Rheinland-Palatinate State Fair in RamsteinMiesenbach could assist. Volunteers who would like to help out in their community, foster relationships with the German neighbors and meet people should register with the Ramstein-Miesenbach union community administration. Visit www.ramstein-2015.de/organisation, click on “Helfer-Meldebogen,” fill out the form (provided in German only) and email to Jo Felka at joachim.felka@ramstein.de.

VA benefits

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

NATO jazz night

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, the Big Band of the Koblenz-based Army band and the Dixie Group of the Musique Militaire GrandDucale de Luxembourg will be on stage for a joint NATO jazz night beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Kammgarn in Kaiserslautern. Net proceeds from the event go to the NATO Music Festival Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides support to families in need and to young musicians from the Kaiserslautern area. Tickets for the first NATO jazz night are available at www.kammgarn.de.

Access/parking permits

Residents of the city of Ramstein will need access and parking permits during the local state fair June 26 to 28. To request a permit, email Ausweise-rlptag@ramstein.de or call the Ramstein-Miesenbach town hall at 06371-592-124.

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.

Extended hours

The Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility located on Pulaski Barracks is extending its hours of operation to better serve the community. The veterinary clinic will now be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The clinic will be closed on Fridays, federal holidays and occasionally at other times due to mission requirements such as end of month inventory. For more information, contact the veterinary clinic at 493-4444/4505 or 0631-3406-4444/4505.

MPF adjusts hours

New hours of operation for the Ramstein Military Personnel Flight will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. All other hours of operation remain the same.

Sales in housing

Yard and garage sales in family housing are permitted on Saturdays only. Parking issues and disturbance of 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.

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.


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Nations join for Greek air exercise by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Joint terminal attack controllers from the 4th Air Support Operations Group in Wiesbaden, Germany, and the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron in Vilseck, Germany participated in INIOHOS 2015, a midsized air exercise organized annually by the Hellenic air force (HAF), April 20 to 30, 2015, at Andravida Air Force Base, Greece. The exercise is designed to increase interoperability between the three nations and test their ability to work side-by-side in order to prepare for real world situations. The HAF has organized the exercise since 1988, and this year marked the first time foreign armed forces, both U.S. and Israeli, were asked to participate. “Collaboration among exercise participants on tactics, techniques and procedures is one of the main purposes of INH-15,” said 1st Lt. William Palmer, 4th ASOG unit operations training manager and officer in charge of the exercise. “It marked a milestone for being the first iteration in which the HAF has invited allied partners to participate.” A JTAC is a certified service member who directs combat aircraft from the ground during close air support and other air operations. They fall under the Tactical Air Control Party, which advises ground commanders on the capabilities and limitations of air operations. The U.S. JTACs who participated in INH-15, along with their Greek counterparts, advised the operations of HAF F-16 and F-4 and IAF F-16 aircraft. “Cooperating with the Greek JTACs and the Israeli pilots was an awesome experience,” said Senior Airman Luke Molidor, 2nd ASOS TACP JTAC.

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Greek joint terminal attack controllers and U.S. JTACs from the 4th Air Support Operations Group and the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron gather for a photo opportunity while participating in INIOHOS 2015. INH-15 is a mid-sized air exercise organized annually by the Hellenic air force at Andravida Air Force Base, Greece. Service members from the Israeli air force also participated in the exercise.

“We each were able to take away very valuable training and accomplished many goals from the exercise. It was a great opportunity to strengthen our relationship with the HAF JTACs and to work together as a solid team and learn from one another.” The JTACs operated out of Kranea and Larissa, Greece, for the full duration of INH-15, while the air liaison officers, who are the senior TACP members attached to a ground unit and function as the primary advisors to the ground commander, spent the first week operating out of Andravida AFB and the following week from Kranea and Larissa.

“The event grew immensely this year and will continue to expand,” Palmer said. “As the 4th ASOG's OIC for INH-15, I can wholeheartedly say that my NCOs and Airmen were absolutely top notch. We are grateful to have seized such an opportunity to strengthen allied partnerships.” The exercise produced another opportunity for the IAF to work alongside allied forces for the first time. “The IAF aircrews highlighted that INH-15 carried additional significance for them as it was their first time flying under the control of NATO JTACs,” Palmer said. “The exercise

was an excellent medium in which to strengthen not only NATO capacities and interoperability, but also that between NATO and one of its major allies.” The exercise not only helped the members build joint relationships on a professional level, but on a personal level as well. “I hope we can continue this excellent cooperation and further strengthen our combat capabilities and partnership with the Israelis and the Hellenic air force,” Molidor said. “I will never forget the bond we were able to forge with this great group of guys.”

Know before you go this summer by Robert Szostek U.S. European Command Customs Public Affairs People scheduled to move to the States this summer should start preparing now by separating things that are banned from import and finding new homes for them. It is also a good idea to apply early for import permits on restricted items, customs officials advise. “Prohibited items include meat and meat products, such as sausage,

pâté and salami, as well as plants, plant products and all destructive devices,” said Mike Dean, director of the U.S. European Command’s Customs and Border Clearance Agency. “If you’re planning on shipping firearms, ensure you have proof that you owned them in the States or have an import permit,” he added. Dean also explained that other important points to remember are: • Owners of vehicles not made to U.S. standards have to ship them through commercial importers reg-

istered with the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency. However, vehicles more than 25 years old are exempt from this rule. • Most mopeds and motorcycles must also meet U.S. safety and pollution standards and all vehicles must be free of dirt, insects and vegetation. • Wine collections can only be shipped with advance approval from the transportation office. • Endangered species items such

as ivory and some furs may only be shipped if owners can prove they were previously owned in the U.S. or are antiques over 100 years old. • State attorneys general must approve imports of gambling devices. These devices must be registered with the Justice Department in Washington D.C. For more information, stop by your local military customs office or check out the military customs website at www.eur.army.mil/opm/ customs/uscustoms.htm.


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Chief Cody visits Ramstein

Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody talks to the audience in Hangar 3 during an allcall June 15 on Ramstein. Cody answered Airmen’s questions regarding Air Force standards, new processes and entitlements.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh

Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, demonstrates to Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody the different aspects of Ramstein Air Base from the control tower June 15. An all-call with Cody was held during his visit to give Airmen an opportunity to ask him questions about Air Force policies.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Ramstein leaders listen as Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody interacts with Airmen during an all-call June 15 on Ramstein. Airmen had the opportunity to ask Cody questions regarding their concerns of future Air Force processes.

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks with Airmen from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron June 15 during a tour of Ramstein Air Base. Before the tour, Cody asked each squadron he was going to visit to select an Airman they believed went above and beyond their duties, and he presented those individuals with a coin.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

An Airman asks Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody a question during an all-call June 15 in Ramstein's Hangar 3.

Staff Sgt. Rosy Fernandez, 86th Medical Group respiratory therapist, demonstrates to Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody how an injured military member receives care during an air rescue operation June 15 on Ramstein. During his visit, Cody held an all-call for Airmen, spoke to senior NCOs and had a tour of Ramstein.


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Fathers make a difference

Ben Cameron and Roger

Christopher Johnson and Charlotte

Zachary Burke and Landon

David Weller, AJ and Emma

Rick Schott and Bella

Photos provided by families Story by Emily McCormick Family Advocacy Seth Featherston and Kasey II

Efren Renales and Romeo, Ryan and Eliana

Eric Chan and Everett

Father's Day is a day we pay tribute to dads. Perhaps we buy a card, make a phone call or get a gift honoring a dad in our life. Dads of course come in all forms — a father can be biological, adoptive, stepfather, mentor or teacher. Too often we overlook the importance of fathers in the lives of children. Fathers are essential to the healthy growth and development of children and the relationship developed between father and child will impact relationships throughout the rest of a child's life. Fathers play a huge role in the lives of all of their children — sons and daughters. It is the quality of the relationship and the strength of involvement that is the crucial factor — not whether they live under the same roof. Military families are often affected by stretches of separation. For military fathers, keeping a connection with their children is especially important during

long periods of separation. There are ample opportunities for men to step up and into the lives of children without fathers or those without a father figure. The term “double duty dad” refers to a man who seeks to mentor other fathers or build a relationship with a child who may need a father figure. Many men who had no biological father in the home can identify someone who was significant to them as a child — a church youth leader, teacher, coach, family friend, relative or neighbor. This relationship can be life changing and make a positive impact to help a young man move into manhood. So on this special day, we honor dads. Whatever kind of role you play in a child's life, we thank you for all you do and for your special place in our lives. Happy Father's Day! There are great resources in our community to support parents. Family Advocacy, New Parent Support and the Airman and Family Readiness Center are all resources available for guidance and support.

Edwin Ortiz and Ethan

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show and asking the same questions whether you are 5 years old or the presidentelect of Latvia is amazing,” said Master Sgt. Joseph M. Penta, 171st Airlift Squadron boom operator. “You realize how great your job is when you have people that important wanting to do it.” The KC-135 aircrew and maintainers provided the distinguished visitors an insight as to how the KC-135 enables the A-10s, fighters, cargo aircraft and bombers to stay on station longer and continue their mission. “It's great for the young guys to get out there and meet these people and show them what they do,” said Senior Master Sgt. Birk Wolford, Michigan Air National Guard. “Crew chiefs love showing how we make the mission happen.” A day after the partnership day flight the visitors

also witnessed what the refuelers enable while visiting the Adazi Training Area range. During a multinational offensive-defensive squad movement operations exercise, the A-10 Thunderbolt II, C-130J Super Hercules and B-52 Stratofortress provided close air support and shows of force for ground troops. Saber Strike 15 is a multinational exercise designed to support the stability of the Baltic region by building interoperability between allies' ground and air assets to ensure seamless mission completion. The visits provided upclose perspective to representatives from the participating nations on how Saber Strike 15 enables interoperability between the allies' ground and partner nations and the importance of working together in order to ensure regional security.

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18TH ANNUAL AMERICAN LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION

CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Benefiting the American Logistics Association (ALA) Charity Fund to help needy families in the American Communities in Europe Friday, 26 June 2015, Shotgun Start at 08:00 at Woodlawn Golf Course, Ramstein Air Base 4 Person Best Ball Scramble

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ENTRY FEES:

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53rd Signal Battalion Presents the

BENEFITING THE USO WARRIOR CENTER

We need your help to finish the fight.

AUGUST 7, 2015 WOODLAWN GOLF COURSE RAMSTEIN AIR BASE 4- PLAYER SCRAMBLE FORMAT REGISTRATION BEGINS @ 0700

Join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement, the world’s largest event to end cancer. Because when we walk and fundraise together, we’re bigger than cancer. The funds raised allow us to help people in every community and find cures to save more lives.

SHOT GUN START @ 0800

Golf Package includes:

About the USO Warrior Center:

Green Fee, Range Balls, Shared Cart, Contest and prizes, & Lunch and banquet

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

Cost of Entry: Members: $65.00 Non Members: $75.00

100% of proceeds will go directly to the USO Warrior Center

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For inquiries regarding this event please contact: SGT Adam Koppenhaver &Taran Koppenhaver 017630756086 / Stephanie Flores 015127514207 Cco53rdwoundedwarrior@gmail.com/ http://www.uso.org/kaiserslautern This is a private organization. It is not part of the DoD or any components & has no gove rnment status.


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by Senior Master Sgt. Shuntesia Dupree 86th Airlift Wing Safety office My sweet, loving husband decided to mow the lawn this past weekend. I thought it was an awesome idea since the weather was nice and the grass was semi-long. After a few minutes of hearing the lawn mower operating, I decided to check on him. As I looked off my balcony, I noticed him wearing flip flops, shorts and a tank top while trying to pull the lawn mower up the side of the hill. Immediately, I stopped him from proceeding and asked him to get properly dressed for the “occasion.” Mowing the lawn is a more hazard-

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It could happen to you … ous event then most people think. In the past five years, the Air Force has had 41 serious mishaps involving lawn mowers and gardening. The story usually starts with someone not wearing the proper protective equipment and it usually ends with toe amputations, severe lacerations or burns. If you are using a riding lawnmower, there is always the possibility of it overturning. All it takes is one slip while pushing or pulling the lawnmower and the blades can cross over your leg or foot in just a few seconds. Another unfortunate incident is when an object gets stuck underneath the blade and shoots out at the speed of a bullet. I’m sure you have heard of someone mowing

the grass, and they struck a nearby window with an object that was lying in the grass. To prevent injuries from happening to you or a loved one, here are some basic lawn mowing safety tips: • Mow when grass is dry to avoid slipping. • Wear protective gloves, goggles, sturdy shoes, and long pants when you use lawn mowers. • Never mow barefoot, or in sandals or flip flops. • Walk around the lawn, and be sure it is free of large rocks, toys and other objects. • Do not adjust height of cut while engine is running. • Be sure of your footing.

• Be extra cautious on hillsides. Mow hillsides side to side. • Do not remove or bypass safety devices, shields, or guards on switches. • Do not operate mower without grass catcher or guards in place. • Stop mower on level ground and shut off engine before leaving the operator's position for any reason. • Stop mower and inspect blade after hitting objects or if abnormal vibrations occur. • Add fuel before starting the engine, not when it is running or hot. • Do not operate the mower while smoking or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. For more information, call the 86th AW Safety office at 480-7233.


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21st TSC, USAG-RP commemorate Army birthday with 3-mile run Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st TSC Public Affairs More than 500 noncommissioned officers from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz participated in a commemorative group run honoring the U.S. Army’s 240th birthday on Rhine Ordnance Barracks June 12. Leading the front of the formation was Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, the 21st TSC’s senior enlisted leader. The three-mile run gave NCOs the opportunity “to celebrate the great things that we have done for the nation and the world,” said Rhoades. Throughout the run the leaders chanted cadences designed to pump up the Soldiers and help build esprit de corps as they ran down the back roads of ROB. Just past the half-way point of the run, a fire truck sprayed a continuous barrage of water across the road, allowing the NCOs to cool down a bit from running in the early morning June weather. Following the run, Rhoades got in front of the formation and thanked the NCOs for choosing to be a part of the Army and for everything they do for their nation. “It’s been a privilege and an honor to be out here with you all,” he told the formation. Before releasing the group, Rhoades, along with the youngest member of the formation, Sgt. Brittney Taylor, a behavioral health specialist with the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and the oldest member of the formation, Sgt. Maj. Danilo Diaz, the 30th Medical Brigade S4 ser-

A formation of noncommissioned officers from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz run through a barrage of water from a fire hose during a three-mile Army birthday run on Rhine Ordnance Barracks June 12. More than 500 NCOs from across the area joined together to celebrate the Army’s 240th birthday with the run followed by a cake cutting ceremony.

geant major and a native of Roxas City, Philippines, used an Army saber to cut the Army birthday cake, providing the formation of NCOs a sweet treat before reporting to their place of duty. “It was great to have all of the NCOs here to celebrate the Army’s birthday,” said Staff Sgt. Matthew Collins, the 21st TSC’s G2 Fusion NCOIC and native of Watertown, Tennessee. “It’s something

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades (left), the senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Sgt. Brittney Taylor (center), a behavioral health specialist with the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and Sgt. Maj. Danilo Diaz (right), the 30th Medical Brigade S4 sergeant major and a native of Roxas City, Philippines, cut the Army birthday cake using an Army saber following the three-mile Army birthday run on Rhine Ordnance Barracks June 12. The morning’s activities brought more than 500 noncommissioned officers from across the 21st TSC and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz to ROB to build esprit de corps and celebrate the Army’s 240th birthday.

big to do to build esprit de corps, build the team and come together to do something really nice.” Sharing a birthday close to the Army’s is the 21st TSC, which turns 50-years-old on June 23. The 21st TSC was first established 1965 with the activation of the 1st Support Brigade which provided a variety of support services within the

European theater. The 21st TSC has held many names throughout its 50 years, from the 21st Support Command, 21st Theater Army Area Command, to the 21st Theater Support Command before being renamed the 21st Theater Sustainment Command in 2007. For more information on the 21st TSC and its history, visit www.eur.army. mil/21tsc.

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, the senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, leads a formation of noncommissioned officers from across the 21st TSC and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz on a three-mile Army birthday run on Rhine Ordnance Barracks June 12.


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21st TSC NCO vs. Officer Kickball Game Photo by Pfc. Kelsey Ostrawski 21st TSC Public Affairs First sergeant Ryan Sattelberg, the 1st Sgt. for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, pitches a kickball during a game

between noncommissioned officers and officers of the 21st TSC’s Special Troops Battalion on the softball field by Daenner Kaserne June 11. The NCOs won the game against the officers by one point making the final score 13-12.


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US military participates in state fair June 26 to 28 live music, dance performances, presentations and displays will be offered on 11 stages and in activity areas in the The annual Rheinland-Pfalz center of Ramstein.” The market of cities and State Fair will take place June 26 to 28 in Ramstein- counties on Spesbacher and Miesenbach. Cities and union Landstuhler Strasse will reflect communities of the state of the diversity of the commuRheinland-Pfalz, charity orga- nities in Rheinland-Pfalz. It nizations as well as military will display offers for tourists, forces will participate in the traditional craftsmanship and fair to demonstrate who they culinary specialties from the are and what they have to different regions. “This is a special year for offer. “The three-day event fea- Ramstein-Miesenbach since tures a varied and attractive we are not only hosting the program for young and old,” state fair, but we are also celCourtesy photo said Astrid Kleemann from ebrating our 800th anniversaRamstein-Miesenbach takes part in the state fair parade June 28 with a float representing the town. the Window to Rheinland- ry,” said Ludwig Linsmayer, Pfalz information coun- deputy mayor of Ramsteinter in the Kaiserslautern Miesenbach. “We are proud to guests including our American a float, band or walking group. center) at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. be able to organize this event neighbors.” Ramstein-Miesenbach's color- train station. German and U.S. military ful float will present landmarks “Entertaining programs with and expect many international The next Rheinland-Pfalz members will present their of the city such as the tower of State Fair will take place June work and display equip- St. Nikolaus Church and the 3 to 5, 2016 in Alzey. ment in a camp set up in lion from the coat of arms.” For more information and Reichswald stadium. A farmers and organic mar- a detailed program, visit The U.S. Air Force and ket will be set up on Schernauer www.ramstein-gateway.com U.S. Army are both expected Strasse with more than 30 or www.ramstein-2015.de. to provide fair goers with sev- farmers and vendors present- English programs will also be eral displays and demonstra- ing their products, which visi- available at the Window to tions to enhance the German tors can taste. Rheinland-Pfalz information public's understanding of the Rescue and relief servic- counter in the KMCC. Pastores/Directores: The Law tells me how crooked I am; U.S. Armed Forces and the es such as federal and state Harry y Cristina V. Rodriguez Jr. installation's mission. police, Red Cross, firefighters God straightens me out! Uberm Weiher 2 Traditionally, the minis- and customs can be found at (GPS-Am Rauhen Biehl 2) Landstuhl ter president will sponsor a the Edeka parking lot. 55774 Baumholder Christian Church military youth reception for Sports and games to include Iglesia: 06783-185-0980 Kaiserstr. 66 * 06371-62988 selected Soldiers and Airmen soccer, golfing, Nordic walkHandy Pastor: 0151-46191896 Sunday Worship 11 AM and members of the German ing, chess, bungee-running, Bundeswehr. jumping and tennis can be Domingo: St. Alban's Military Servicio de Adoracion: The Ambassadors, a jazz found on the sports field in Residents in the cenCommunity 1100hr ensemble from the U.S. Air Reichswald stadium. ter of Ramstein need Martes Ayuno de damas: Episcopal Services Forces in Europe Band will The entertaining programs access and parking 0900 hr HOLY EUCHARIST take part in the fest parade on the stages with various Sundays 10:30 Miercoles: Estudios Biblicos: permits. To request starting at 1 p.m. June 28 and bands, singers and disc jockKapaun Chapel 1900 hr one for each vehipresent a concert from 6 to eys will begin at 2 p.m. June For more information please Baumholdercentrodeadoracion.com call 480-6148 or 06372-3163 7:30 p.m. later that day. The 26 and 11 a.m. June 27 and 28. cle, residents should U.S. Army Europe Band will The Deutsche Bahn railroad send an email to Sunday Worship also perform in the parade. company will offer additional Ausweise-rlptag@ Gatherings at “The big festival parade trains and busses throughout ramstein.de, stop 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. with more than 2,500 partici- the weekend. Trains will take August-Süssdorf Strasse 8 at the Rathaus, Am community church pants will be one of the high- passengers to Kaiserslautern, Ramstein-Miesenbach Neuen Markt 6 in 06371- 407 808 lights,” said Kleemann. “Every Homburg and Kusel after 1 Keeping it real, info@frontlinecommunity.org community will take part with a.m. and 2 a.m. June 27 and 28. Ramstein-Miesenrelational and relevant www.frontlinecommunity.org The regional bus lines 141, bach or call them at 142, 143, 145 and 153 take 06371-592-124. KAISERSLAUTERN visitors from Kaiserslautern, CHURCH OF CHRIST Miesau, Landstuhl, Schopp Also, L356 along the and Reichenbach to the state Sun: 10 am, 11 am fair and back. The busses will southern and eastand 6 pm ern side of Ramsteinrun on June 26 from 6 p.m. Wed: 7 pm to 1 a.m., on June 27 from10 Miesenbach will be a.m. to 1 a.m. and on June closed from 11 a.m. Mühlstrasse 34 67659 Kaiserslautern 28 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.. June 26 to 10 p.m. Tickets will be available on June 28. Tel. 06 31 - 36 18 59 92 the bus, at the ticket machines Tel. 06 371 - 46 75 16 or in the Reisezentrum (travel by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

www.ktowncoc.org

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Culinary hike takes place in ‘old world’ by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The “old world” culinary hike will take place in Heimkirchen 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The scenic hiking route is 5.5 kilometers long and features 10 stations, where mainly Palatinate specialties from the so-called “old world” will be served. Heimkirchen is a part of Niederkirchen and is located in the northern part of Kaiserslautern County in the valley of the Gelbach creek, which is called “old world” on historical maps. “A novelty this year is that breakfast items consisting of scrambled eggs, fleischwurst and pastries will be served 9 a.m. to noon on “Brimmepaad,” said Carola Ibrom from the Otterberg Tourist Office. “On

Brimmepaad, experienced hikers have the chance to walk 10 kilometers instead of only 5.5.” Brimmepaad was created last year and leads hikers on intricate paths, trails along meadows, small stairs and little bridges from Heimkirchen to Holbornerhof. The diversity of the scenery will reflect in the food specialties being served. Local clubs and associations will serve bratwurst and shish kebab made of game, meat dumplings with horseradish and sauerkraut, beef salad with fried potatoes, fried meat with coleslaw, smoked trout, potato pancakes and homemade cakes. Drinks include tap beer, various wines and liquors. An exhibition of chain saw works can be seen at station No. 1. The Palzband will provide musical entertainment at

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station No. 3 and children can have fun on a jumping castle at station No. 4. A basket maker will present his craftsmanhip at station No. 8. “I recommend to visit the farmers museum on Holbornerhof to experience the development of agriculture in this region” said Harald Westrich, mayor of the Otterbach-Otterberg union community. “I wish all hikers a good time while enjoying the scenery.” Security guards are available at the parking lots and also pass out event flyers. Hikers can start at any point of the hiking path. Signs will be posted. Flyers in English with all information and a map will be available at the Window to Rheinland-Pfalz counter in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center.

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Participants of the culinary hike in Heimkirchen can stop for food specialties at 10 locations Sunday.

Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion

Sunday School Following Meeting in Ev.-Luth. St. Michaelis Church, Karpfenstr. 7, 67655 Kaiserslautern E-mail: kaiserslautern@selk.de or call 0631-64327 for directions. Scott Morrison, Pastor www.KELC.eu A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ.

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

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

Catholic Services

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Hikers enjoy the scenery near Heimkirchen during the “Old World” culinary hike Sunday.

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

Orthodox Christian

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

Youth Group

Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel / Club Beyond, (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869), all teens grades 6-12 welcome! Middle School Small Group: 3-4:30 p.m. Sundays Café Dinner (for students and families): 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays High School Small Group: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Sundays More information: 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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Castle near Kusel holds medieval market

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Knights grant access to the medieval market at Lichtenberg Castle, which takes place Saturday and Sunday.

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Lichtenberg Castle near Kusel will be the stage for a summer medieval market Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can enjoy a historical atmosphere with many attractions. Vendors and actors in medieval costumes will take them on a time trip and present how life used to be in the Middle Ages. Medieval groups will camp in front of the 800year old castle. Knights will demonstrate combat and jugglers, dancers and musicians will entertain the audience. Craftsmen will show off former skills such as soap making, shoe making, broom

making and smithing. Food specialties include medieval dishes made from regional products. Drinking specialties are dark and light beer as well as different types of mead. Saturday, the medieval market with all vendors selling clothes, jewelry, horns and felt items will begin at 11 a.m. The official opening ceremony with all participants will start at 2 p.m. with 12 gun salutes. Knights will present a show fight at 3:30 and 6 p.m. Music and dance groups will perform in between. A fire show is scheduled for 10 p.m. before the market will end at 11 p.m. Sunday, activities will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 6 p.m. Knights will fight again

at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. On both days, visitors can test archery and crossbow shooting. Children can have their faces painted and take rides in a hand-driven merry-goround. Admission fee is â‚Ź5 for adults and â‚Ź3 for adults in medieval costumes. Children shorter than a sword (under 4 feet) are admitted free. Lichtenberg Castle is one of the most impressive castle complexes in Germany. With a length of almost 1,400 feet, it is one of the biggest castles in Germany. It was built in the 12th century and is well preserved. For more information, visit www.burglichtenberg-weihnachtsmarkt.de.

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Vendors and craftsmen show off their items and skills at the medieval market at Lichtenberg Castle Saturday and Sunday.


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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: • “Viel Lärm um nichts,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 p.m. today, July 15, and 3 p.m. July 5. • “Chopin,” a ballet by Stefano Gianetti, 8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 5, 8, 12, 16 and 18. • “Fidelio,” an opera by Ludwig van Beethoven, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday, July 8, 14 and 17. • “Everyman,” a rock mystery with the progressive metal band Vanden Plas, 6 p.m. Sunday and June 21. • “Halka,” a Polish opera by Stanislaw Moniuszko, in German, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and July 10 and 18. • “Rigoletto,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. July 3, and 6 p.m. July 12. • “Bolero,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti, 7:30 p.m. July 4. • “Pariser Leben,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. July 9. For details, call 0631-3675-209

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Carnival, market Winnweiler holds its annual Johannismarkt with carnival Saturday to Monday on Schlossplatz. At 8 p.m. Saturday, the band Favorits provides live music. Sunday, the animal and farmers market opens at 11 a.m. Musical performances start at 3 p.m. Stores are open 2 to 6 p.m. The Funhouse offers activities for youth and children.

or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Hole Full of Love pays tribute to 70s AC/DC, 8 p.m. today. Cancelled. • NATO Jazz Night with U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, Big Band of Koblenz-based Army Band, Dixie Group of Musique Militaire GrandDucale de Luxembourg, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €19. Net proceeds go to NATO Music Festival Foundation. • The band Still Collins covers songs by Phil Collins and Genesis, 8 p.m. June 26. Tickets cost €20. • The band The Doors of Perception covers songs by The Doors, 8 p.m. June 27. Tickets cost €15. • The music group Quartchêto from Brazil presents Latin music, 8 p.m. July 10. Tickets cost €20. For more information, visit www. kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The Kaiserslautern University presents its summer ball, “Welcome to the Cabaret,” 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €15. For reservations, call 0631-205-5041. • The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents works by Sergej Rachmaninow and Sergej Prokofjew, 8 p.m. June 26. Tickets cost from €17 to €25. • Jazz Stage meets France with five musicians, 8 p.m. July 3. Tickets cost €14. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond at the corner of Entersweilerand Donnersberger Strasse): • Outdoor concert with the Rittersberg Big Band with Big Band Jazz, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Snacks and beverages are available in bistro. Children’s adventure playground is next to music pavilion. Bildhaus Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, 67701 Schallodenbach: • The band Forty Eight covers songs by the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, the Beatles, Eric Clapton, 8 p.m. Saturday. For details, visit www.bildhaus.info. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Gospel Meets Classic,” a char-

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Vintage vehicles on display Kaiserslautern sponsors the ninth Kaiserslautern Classics 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can experience the history of motor vehicles in the center of town. Vintage vehicles, newer cars, motorcycles and utility vehicles are on display in all pedestrian zones, on Martinsplatz, around Stiftskirche, on Schillerplatz, at Altenhof and on the parking lot near the city hall. There is live music and stores stay open until 8 p.m.

ity concert for Mom/Dad has cancer with American singer Deidra Jones and 18 musicians, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €22. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl. de or call 06371-92340. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • Troy Sneed, Trini Massie and Jana Mitten present a gospel concert, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €20. For details, call 0162-5178347. Waldmohr, historical backyard of Bürgerhaus, Saarpfalzstrasse 12: • Sundowner concert with band Grieser Sesamegewerfelde, 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Death and the Maiden,” a thriller by Ariel Dorfman, through July 11. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www. english-theatre.org. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Esame di Mezzanotte,” an opera, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and June 26. • “Turandot,” an opera by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian, 7 p.m. June 27. Visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim. de for details.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Special events: Sunday: Environmental Day with games and activities. Protestant worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church. Music in the park with brass music, 2:30 p.m. New flower show with music and cake, “Timeout,” 3 p.m. in flower hall, to July 19. Lego

display in exhibition hall to June 30. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de. • Miesenbach, Waldstrasse, Seewoog festival, today to Sunday. • Potzbach (part of Winnweiler), fountain fest, 6 p.m. Saturday. • Obermoschel to Waldgrehweiler, car-free Moschel valley, road L379 is closed to motorized traffic, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Bikers and hikers find music, children’s activities, culinary specialties in five locations along the 10-kilometer route. • Wachenheim/German Wine Street, castle and wine fest, today to Sunday. • Annweiler-Gräfenhausen, burgundy wine fest, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, festgrounds near BMW dealer, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. • Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Grünstadt, Kaufland, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. • Saarlouis, Grosser Markt, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. • Zweibrücken, Schlossplatz, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.


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Mark Your Calendar

June 2015 Events

» A Sesame Street USO experience for military families presents a live 35-minute “mini-show” featuring four of the popular Sesame Street characters, as well as Katie, a military child created especially for the USO. The show is free to military personnel and their families and is open to all ages. Seating is first come, first serve. No registration required. Show dates and times: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 30 and July 1 at Kleber Fitness Center, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. For details, visit www.uso.org/sesame. » The Atlantic Academy Kaiserslautern will sponsor a brown bag luncheon with a speaker form the University of Kaiserslautern talking about, “the Entrepreneurial quest in Kaiserslautern,” noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The luncheon is part of an ongoing German-American discussion about how to build a diverse start-up community and network. Admission is free. For details, visit www.atlantische-akademie.de.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631411-6252 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. » Open auditions for Junie B. Jones will be at 7 p.m. July 21 and 22. Need an adult and child cast, ages 8 and older. Wear clothing that is comfortable to move in. A song will be taught at auditions and participants will be asked to cold read. Performances are Aug. 28 to 30 and Sep. 11 to 13. » KMC Onstage Summer Theater Camp: The “Heroes, Myths and Legends” Summer Theater Camp will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 7 to 17. This camp is for children or youth wanting to get involved with theater at KMC Onstage. The theater camp will teach playwriting, design, acting and stage movement skills, and in the process, give the kids a chance to create, build and present their very own show. The performance will be held on July 18. Open to youth, ages 8 to 18. Cost: $250 per student; $175 for additional family members. Space is limited; sign up in advance.

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. » Karaoke Superstar 2: Competition rounds begin at 9 p.m. every Friday during the month of July for a chance to win money. Each week two winners receive $50 and move forward to the finale, July 31 for a chance to win $300 and a trophy. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.

» Poker tournament: July 19. Doors open at 1 p.m.; tournament begins at 3 p.m. There is a minimum $1,000 guaranteed payout. Buy-in: $80 in advance or $95 at the door; re-buy-in: $50. Free finger food for participants. Space is limited; register in advance online via WebTrac or through Kazabra Club. » 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

» USA Jobs workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to noon June 26. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from a trained Employment Readiness expert. RSVP is required. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» Newborn Network meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Socialize in a coffee shop setting and meet other moms with newborns and infants up to age 1. Discuss ages and stages, community resources and other parenting related topics. No preregistration necessary. Newborn Network meets at Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 273. For more information, contact New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659. » Infant Massage is for moms and dads with babies 6 weeks to 6 months old. During this four-part Infant Massage Series, learn how to enhance bonding, improve circulation, relieve colic, normalize muscle tone and the digestive system, improve sleep and more. Classes will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 9, 16, 23 and 30 in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. For details, contact the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Meetings

» Join the New Parent Support Program and other community counterparts from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Landstuhl Learning Center in Bldg. 3718 on Wilson Barracks for information about pregnancy and newborns at the next Expectant Parent Orientation. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659. » An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting is from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of every month at 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

» Couples Communication 1 and 2 class meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Bring your lunch to this special “lunch date” two-part series and explore various paths to better communication, effective listening and understanding. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » A Volunteer Management Information System for Organizational Points-of-Contacts takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Training is for volunteer managers and OPOCs to learn the system, become familiar with what is available and learn how to input and manage volunteer hours. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Beginner and intermediate German language courses are offered by Army Community Services. 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 as this class often fills up fast. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» The Get Fit & Eat Right Challenge phase 1 takes place through July 28 at the Mountaineer Fitness Center. This sixweek challenge is designed to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. The following will be offered: a variety of fitness classes designed to blast fat and build lean muscle; weekly weigh-ins and body composition measurements; weekly support sessions every Tuesday; nutritional guidance given by a licensed dietician; access to a certified personal trainer; and prizes. Cost is $25. For details, call the Mountaineer Fitness Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8220 at 4857418 or 06783-6-7418. » BOSS Wine & Bike: Spend the day bicycling with BOSS in the most well-known wine growing region in Germany along one of the most beautiful rivers on June 27, 9 a.m. Starting in Bernkastel-Kues, you will follow paved cycling paths through tranquil river meadows, wine regions and historic cities. The bike ride will finish in Traben-Trabach. After exploring the city, you will embark on a 2-hour boat ride back to Bernkastel-Kues. Cost is $35 and includes one-way boat fare and a discount on a rental bike. Registration deadline is June 20. For more information, contact the BOSS Office, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8106, DSN 485-6228; Civ. 06783-6-6228 or Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167 at 485-7182; or 06783-6-7182. » Stockweiher Fishing Trip: Enjoy a day of fishing at the 1,750 acre “Stockweiher” fishing pond in France on Saturday with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation. This pond is stocked with pike, walleye, cat fish, trout and other local species. You may also upgrade your license to be able to fish off of a boat. This lake is a great getaway for the non-fishermen; swimming, boat rentals, biking and relaxing by the water is available! Cost: $75 per person (fisherman); $55 per person (non-fisherman). Price includes round-trip bus transportation and a one day fishing permit. Trip departs at 7 a.m. from Outdoor Recreation and returns at 8 p.m. Future dates: July 11 & 18 and Aug. 1, 15 & 29. For more information, contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation or the One Stop Shop, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167/8661 at 485-7182/8215 or 06783-6-7182/8215.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center

MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Understanding TSP: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Reintegration Briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC » Ditching the Dorms: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Capstone: 8 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Ready for Reunion-Homecoming Basics: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC THURSDAY » Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-Separation Briefing: 9 a.m to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Deployment Family Event: 5 to 7 p.m., A&FRC June 26 » Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Parenting Skills Workshop: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100.

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

THURSDAY » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. June 26 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. July 2 » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. July 3 » Closed for holdiay For more information, call Health Promotion at 0637147- 4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117.

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Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of the month (except for July), Bldg. 2117 (Health Promotion). The class is designed to teach fathers to become 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 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy (DAVA) program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. The 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, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. Register today at www.tricareonline.com.

ASACS

» ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING SERVICE is a comprehensive program providing pre-

vention education, and counseling services to 11- to 19 year-old ID card holders 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. We 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 Department of Defense schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families. Contact your school ASACS Counselor for more information.

Military Family Life Consultants

» MFLCS ARE LICENSED CLINICAL PROVIDERS who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/ reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 015202663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179.

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 0637147-5597.

SHARE YOUR ADVENTURES Get your vacation photo published in the KA! Your submission must include the name of the photographer (if available), the date the photo was taken, first and last names of everyone in the photo, and the location. Only high resolution photos will be considered for publication. Also, only photos with people in them will be picked for the paper. Email your submission to the editor at editor@kaiserslauternamerican.com, with “destinations” in the subject line. Photos are published on a space-available basis.


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Education Notes Youth fall sports registration

Registration for youth fall sports is open through July 17. Sports offered are: tackle football, ages 10 to 14; cheerleading, ages 5 to 18; soccer, ages 5 to 15; flag football, ages 5 to 14. Youth must be registered with Child and Youth Services to participate. For more information, or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122, or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Tots and Tales storytime

Tots and Tales storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz Library is an entertaining event with flannel board fun, finger-plays, songs, activities and nursery rhymes. It promotes educational development and reading readiness in young children, ages 12 to 24 months. Tots and Tales storytime is held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Sign up in advance. For more information, call Landstuhl Library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Superhero Day

Dress up your little hero as their favorite superhero, and come to the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for a day of adventure. Superhero Day will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday. The event will include superhero movies and crafts. Open to all ages. No registration required.

Youth sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, call 4868375 or 06371-86-8375.

‘Take a Hike’

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

Golf tournament

The 2015 LRMC Holiday Ball Committee is hosting a Father’s Day golf tournament Monday at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Registration opens at 10 a.m.; shotgun start at noon. The tournament will be a four-man scramble with prizes for the winning team, longest drive, closest to the pin and a putting contest. Golf cart, meals, and open driving range included. For more information and to sign up, call Heather Eggert at 0151-6740-8980 or email eggert.heather@yahoo.com.

Doggie Dash 5K run/walk

The 3rd annual Doggie Dash 5k run/walk takes place on June 27. This event features: a Military Working Dog demonstration; a 5k

For more information, call Landstuhl Library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Summer soccer camps

SKIESUnlimited is offering one-week soccer camps led by professional soccer coaches through August 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 4934516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Grand opening of youth center

Join Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation for the grand opening of the new Landstuhl Youth Center. Opening remarks and a ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. July 1. The new Landstuhl Youth Center features a full-size indoor basketball court and gym, a tech-lab with state-of-the-art technology, 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, call 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658.

Bambino soccer registration

Driver’s ed for high school students

fun run/walk for pets and their owners; prizes for the best dog costume; best dog trick; best owner and pet look-a-like contest; dog obedience and agility demonstration; and a vaccine clinic for preregistered dogs. Open to ID cardholders of all ages. Cost: $5 (additional fees for vaccines). Registration for the run will be done on-site from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Special Events Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. The run begins at 9:30 a.m. If you would like to register your dog in advance for the vaccine clinic, contact the Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2928, at 493-4444 or 0631-3406-4444. For more information, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Tony Lee at 475-7576 or 09641-83-7576; or email tony.lee2.naf@mail.mil. To sign up, contact Quinton Floyd, at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087; or email quinton.floyd.civ@mail.mil.

Start Smart Soccer’s goal is to teach each child the motor skills necessary to eventually play soccer by utilizing positive reinforcement, fun activities and exciting equipment on a one-on-one basis with their parents. Registration is open through July 17. Sessions begin in September and will be held from 4 to 4:45 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday on Landstuhl Post or Sembach Kaserne and from 4 to 4:45 p.m. every Wednesday on Miesau Army Depot. Open to ages 3 to 4. Cost is $20 for six 45-minute sessions. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services,

Clinic and practicum tournament

Are you interested in becoming a certified flag football official? Installation Management Command-Europe is hosting a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 7 to 10 daily at the IMCOM-E Headquarters, Sembach Kaserne, Bldg. 111, Room 153. The clinic is open to ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. A practicum tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 on KAD field near Daenner Kaserne. The tournament is free and open to the first six teams to sign up. To register for the clinic, contact

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

5K Fun run/walk

4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk, 9 a.m. Categories are male, female and youth under 18 years of age. Awards will be presented to the top three per category. Run will begin at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8105, Baumholder.

White water rafting in Austria

Enjoy the thrill of white water rafting and canyoning on this adventure-filled Outdoor Recreation trip to Austria July 3 to 6. Challenge yourself by rafting on the Salzach River, a 2-hour course, or head for the heights on a canyoning adventure. The price is $375 per person with the adventure package and $285 per person without, youth prices available upon request. Price includes round-trip bus transportation, 3 nights in a hotel with breakfast and dinner, 1 day of white water rafting, 1 day of canyoning, and equipment rental. Must be able to swim and be in good physical condition. For more information, contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167, at 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182


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COMUSAFE delivers inspiration to graduating seniors by Liz Jacobson Ramstein High School intern Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, spoke to the Ramstein High School graduating class of 2015, June 5, at the Fritz Walter Stadium in Kaiserslautern. The senior class invited Gorenc to deliver a speech to make their graduation ceremony different from other schools. This was a milestone for both the Ramstein graduating class and Gorenc himself, having never addressed a high school graduation ceremony before. Gorenc stated that he felt privileged to be speaking at such an important ceremony in their lives and spoke with humor, wisdom, and kind sentiment. He began his address with a ‘thank you’ to all those involved in helping the graduates get to where they are. “Thank you to the teachers,” Gorenc said. “I can’t say how grateful I am that there is a cadre of professionals who are keenly interested in educating our youth. They are educating our future, and I think this class of 2015 is a fine example of what’s possible when we have the right teachers.”

Gorenc, after recalling a math teacher he spoke with, offered a joke. “Here’s what I know after 40 years: if I had a dollar for every time I use algebra throughout my day, I would have exactly no dollars.” As the laughter died down, Gorenc spoke on the importance of education and values and how they are a graduate’s foundation. “Life is a journey,” Gorenc said, “and tonight’s graduation from high school marks both an end and a beginning. You started high school as children and you are ending high school as young adults, ready to take on the world. Tonight, you move forward with the education you earned at Ramstein High School and the values you developed from your parents. From this day forward, you will stand on your education and values and reach for the future that you choose.” Gorenc offered what he believes to be the most important advice. “Take charge. Be kind. Be happy.” According to Gorenc, taking charge includes pursuing ambitions with gusto and finding one’s passions, as well as being accountable for both rewarding successes and crushing failures. “In life, the way you handle those challenges and

Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

The Ramstein High School graduating class applauds after Gen. Frank Gorenc’s speech at their graduation ceremony June 5 in Kaiserslautern.

Farewell golf outing honors outgoing TSC commanding general Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, takes a swing during the farewell golf scramble held in his honor June 8 at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein Air Force Base.

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leader, lines up a shot during the farewell golf scramble held in honor of the outgoing TSC commanding general June 8 at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein Air Force Base.

Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, delivers a speech to the Ramstein High School graduating class of 2015, June 5, at the Fritz Walter Stadium in Kaiserslautern.

overcome your failures is much more important than the way you handle success,” Gorenc said. Gorenc believes that being kind is a key part of success in life, as it builds foundations for the future. “This positive approach will serve you well and you will be rewarded with many friends and meaningful relationships for life. Never underestimate the power of a friendly smile.” Gorenc said he feels that happiness should always be the main concern, whether in a professional or personal aspect. “I know it is cliche to say, ‘if you love your job, you will never work another day in your life,’ but I want you to know that that is absolutely true. I joined the Air Force when I was 17, and 40 years later, I have never worked a day in my life.” He explained the importance of teamwork by including an African proverb he had recently learned while in Cameroon, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others.” In a final salute to Ramstein’s seniors, Gorenc said, “Ramstein class of 2015, congratulations, and all the best to you in your future endeavors.” Gorenc finished his address with the wise words of his favorite philosopher, Dr. Seuss. “He once said, don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

Story and photos by Ronnie Schelby 21st TSC Public Affairs Around 100 amateur golfers and full-time fans of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and its outgoing commanding general joined Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor for a memorable “farewell golf scramble” held June 8 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein Air Force Base. Although the majority of participants were Soldiers from the 21st TSC, Family members, Department of Defense Civilians and personnel from Installation Management Europe Directorate of Emergency Services among others joined in the fun. The tournament was hosted by the

Rheinland-Pfalz Sergeant Morales Club. “The golf scramble was a tremendous success,” said Sergeant 1st Class Marcus Mitchell, president of the Rhineland-Pfalz chapter of the club. “Not only did everyone have a terrific time, but the proceeds will go to our Sergeant Morales Club to help fund a scholarship that we will award next school year.” A variety of area sponsors, members of regional SMC chapters and wellwishers helped facilitate the event. O’Connor, who assumed command of the TSC in June of 2013, will turn over the command’s reins to Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble during a ceremony slated for Wednesday, June 24 at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne.


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Story and photos by Bret Helenius The first thing you notice about Klaus Hartmann is his marquee chef mustache and goatee. It is what you would expect from one of the Three Musketeers, curled at the ends perfectly. Right off the bat, you think to yourself “this guy knows his stuff”. It doesn’t hurt that he is tall in stature and has the compulsory chef’s belly. In one of my favorite restaurants, there is a sign that says “Don’t trust a skinny chef.” This is one of the reasons I trust Klaus unconditionally. Chef Klaus has been beating schnitzel senseless and terrorizing eggs for over 35 years in such highly regarded restaurants such as the Hotel Post in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Born in Baden-Württemberg, he now calls Ramstein home and spends time in Karlsruhe as well. As I sat down with Klaus, the sound of a Porsche 911 thunders by and Klaus remarks “Porsche’s are great, but there is nothing like the sound of a 380 cubic inch V-8 Chevy.” “Cooking with Klaus” is a roving cooking class that Chef Klaus brings to the homes of wanna-be chefs and weekend warriors of the griddle who are interested in learning the secrets from the master. I attended a class with my wife and four other participants in the kitchen of a friend hoping to touch up my amateur skills. As he dons his black chef’s jacket, he whips out a beautiful knife. “There are a number of great knife makers here in Germany, but the best knives come from Japan. There are masters that will only produce a handful of knives a month due to the extreme perfection in the finished product.” A chef’s knife can be related to that of a Samurai’s sword; it is part of them. We were going to learn how to make German standards such as Spätzle, traditional German Potato Salad, Schnitzel and Apple Strudel. I knew this would be a great night once the Ries-

ling started flowing. Klaus likes to have his pupils work hands-on, so we were right in there cutting potatoes and beating eggs. Hand-made Spätzle was a crowd pleaser. It is such a simple recipe (eggs, flour, salt, nutmeg and white pepper) but when homemade, it is delicious. One of the keys is to place the dough on a small flat wooden board, specially made for Spätzle, and shave it off with fast slicing motions so it falls into the boiling water and forms the right random shapes. Once cooked, move it into icy water to firm and then pan fry in a non-stick pan with butter until slightly brown. As the night rolled on, we heard about stories from Klaus’ Harley Davidson biker club days but as Klaus says “I was in the club for brotherhood and to ride. I’m too old for that now.” The schnitzel, which was made from veal, melted in your mouth. Klaus says, don’t cook it took long or it will dry out and become rubber. “I don’t understand why someone would make a breaded schnitzel and then cover it in gravy. You just make it soggy after taking the time to make it nice and crispy.”

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the cooking class was getting to eat what we learned about and it was nothing short of awesome. Everything had the right little hint of taste and texture, which made me realize when I usually cook, I am missing something. The “Cooking with Klaus” class was quite enjoyable and gave me something to shoot for in my own kitchen. Klaus Hartmann focuses his classes on German food for foreigners who want to learn the tricks of the trade. If you are interested in setting up a cooking class with Klaus, he can be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/CookingWithKlaus or via email at CookingwithKlaus@web.de

Germany is famous for Apple Strudel and has always been one of my favorites, so when I heard we were going to make it from scratch, I was ready. Making the dough from scratch is a must. Klaus likes to include raisins in his recipe, but the recipe varies from region to region. When asked if he prefers cream or vanilla ice cream, he shrugged and said “I like them both!” One of the bonuses of

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For That Special Collector a BeMoving Sale, For Sale: Horizon autiful The United States CommeTreadmill-220V, $275 obo; CISCO morative Presidential Collection, D9865 Satellite Receivers, 150 ea; spvendor@gmail.com Elta Air Conditioner-220V, $175 obo; Samsung Refrig, 220V, Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag $250; Elec Lawnmower, $100; with fox design. Discover your 220 Transformers, $20 ea; Call wild side! All bags are completely 0631-411-4288/ufwp75@aol.com, environmentally friendly made charles.b.lee2.civ@mail.mil with wool, soap and water only! €25, for pics see class-world.com jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Must sell 62 year old flawless solitaire .45 carat diamond ring set in white gold. Will accept $ or €. Giant Antique Warehouse Sale. Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. 35% off all furniture for previous customers. Sat & Sun: June 20 and 21, 10am-3pm Schneeweiderhof 11, 67754 Essweiler Map: North Sea Jazz, I'm selling a 3www.schoolhouse-antiques.com. day ticket for the Jazz festival Rotterdam Netherlands (www.north seajazz.com). Date July 10th-12th Green wedges, size 40, never 2015. Ticket price 200 €. For furworn. Paid €50, asking $40. ther information please contact 017622987498 me by email: menesa68@web.de

Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. condition! €8, pics on classcopongracz@ Find pictures at www.class- world.com, world.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ gmail.com gmx.de

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

Polish Pottery, $200 obo, 6-11" dinner plates, 6-8" cake plates, 6 coffee service, small pitcher, 4 mugs, 4 small bowls, one large bowl (with chip in rim). More pictures/questions email:tsza52@hot The Notebook from Nicholas mail.com, tel 06371-15492 Sparks - wonderful book!, €2, pic on class-world.com, copongracz@ gmail.com 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 Pumps, black, hardly worn, great etc., €5, pics on class-world.com, condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@ copongracz@gmail.com gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Irish dance summer camp Murs weeney@googlemail.com

Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect conditiKookai dress, size 40, $30, chifStriped hand-made felt shoulder on!, pics on class-world.com, bag, large, trend colors, perfect fron material, purple, pink, and €15, copongracz@gmail.com gift, €30, for pics see class- beige, worn once, 017622987498 world.com jenniferwilking@hot mail.com Leather couch, €200, alex-bel Hollister strapless top. White colon@t-online.de, Adress:Ge- lor, size M. With ribbons to tie a schwister-scholl-str.48 Ramstein- bow on the back. €15. For pics Miesenbach Tel:0176/72334708 see www.class-world.com. Contact janina.wuttke@gmx.de

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Designer Hand bag. George Gina and Lucy. Used twice. Beige color. Paid 160 euros for the bag. €50 017622987498

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Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy shoes, brown leather, great to we- Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! ar at work or for going out at Great book., €2, pic on classnight. Only slight signs of usage. world.com, coemser@gmail.com Size 9M, €5, pics on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect condition, like new. Size small., €5, coem Selling at 1 half the value given ser@gmail.com by the Swarovski companySwarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced Storage Shed For Sale, $500, 10 to half their value, All pieces over feet by 7 1/2 feet outdoor storage 40years old! Prices greatly redushed. Only 2 years old excellent ced! Great gift for any special occondition. Must pickup will not decasion! Private collection!The last liver. $500 or OBO. Please contwo Retired pieces., whale, turtle. tact me at email below if interesCall for info: 06332-41560 betted. Akdippolito@yahoo.com ween 2pm to 8pm. Can deliver to RAB! T-Shirt "America", perfect condiSmall grey felt shoulder bag with tion, like new, size small! €5, co mushroom design, perfect gift, pongracz@gmail.com ***pics on class-world.com €20 jenniferwilking@hotmail.com


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Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful acFOR SALE All ads and pics on class-world.com cessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Selling two Fender Stratocaster girl friends. €10, coemser@ electric guitars. Never left the hougmail.com se, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Handbag "clutch style": Love to go out and dont want to use a big Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handbag? Dont miss out on this handmade, adjustable in size, fits small, black bag. Perfect for going almost every wrist. Beautiful acout at night!, €3, pics on classcessory for any ocation, any outworld.com, copongracz@ fit. Treat yourself to something nigmail.com ce or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €12, copongracz@ CAR INSURANCE AGENCY gmail.com PART & FULL-TIME OPENING E

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Chapel Handyman Ramstein Chapel is seeking a handyman to support in maintenance upkeep of all chapel facilities for up to 20 hours per week. Interested bidders must have at least 2 years recent experience as handyman performing base or church custodial services. The contractor could be subject to criminal history background check investigations per AFI 31-501 Personnel Security Program Management, AFI 31-501_USAFE Supplement and 86 AW Integrated Defense Plan (IDP) 31-101, C-2-AB-21. The award of this contract will be based upon the “best value” to the government. An interview is required. Bid documents including the Statement of Work (SOW), criteria of selection and general provisions can be obtained by contacting one of the individuals below, or coming to the Ramstein AB North Chapel, Building 1201, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position is not restricted to those with access to the base. Potential applicants can be signed on to base as a visitor. All sealed bids must be received by the Chapel NLT 1200 p.m., 22 Jun 2015. Applicants must be available for interviews on Tuesday, 23 Jun from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Bid opening will take place immediately following the last interview. For further descriptions of the duties and responsibilities associated with this contract position, as well as assistance obtaining bid documents contact Mrs. Margarete Robinson, TSgt Johnson or the Base Chapel at 480-6148 or commercial 06371-47-6148.

Various music CDs for sale, all from the 2000er years. Single CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina FURNITURE Aguilera etc. for €3, music samp- All ads and pics on class-world.com lers like Bravo Hits and The Dome €4. For a picture of the selection see www.class-world.com. ConBeautiful Dining Room Table & 4 tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de Chairs, $400.00, Eddie Bauer by Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bott- Lane pedestal table with 4 arm les, attractive metal finish, fits per- chairs. Diameter is 56" or 142 cm fectly in a small, narrow space. & height is 29" or 74cm. Hate to $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad sell, but won't need in next house. See photos. 0151 5670 3249 vantipro.de

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Assistant Manager Landstuhl Regional Medical Center / Ramstein Air Base Description/Job Summary To assist the Center Manager in providing a clean and comforting “Home Away From Home” environment for hospital staff, hospital patients, and wounded, ill and injured service members receiving care at LRMC. To ensure agile and seamless mobilization of USO assets and management of resources within the USO embedded in the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility (CASF) at Ramstein Air Base to support any patient movements. Responsibilities/Duties Assist the Center Manager in providing core programs and first-class support of our patrons at the Warrior Center, manage and provide programs and first-class support of our patrons at the CASF USO, provide professional center briefings and orientations to distinguished visitors at both locations • Generate and submit reports within required deadlines • Effectively activate and manage USO support operations at the CASF USO when any patient movement takes place • Interact with patients and patrons; assist with orientation of the facility and with utilizing amenities such as computers, telephones, and gaming equipment • Maintain a good working relationship with the military leadership at both LRMC and the CASF to ensure our morale-enhancing programs and services fully support their mission requirements in a timely and effective manner • Assume Center Manager’s responsibilities during his/her absence • Ensure that all electronics and center appliances and equipment are fully operational and in good repair • Order, receive, unpack, and store center supplies in an orderly and practical manner • Assist in generating and maintaining the Warrior Center budget; Generate and maintain the CASF USO budget. Ensure all expenses are approved and budgeted • Ability to effectively and professionally supervise employees and volunteers Required Skills High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred • Prior experience with volunteer management is a plus • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to social media platforms, and Microsoft Office suite • Strong written and verbal communication skills; public speaking experience is a plus • Must be able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise • Must show initiative, self-motivation, and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs • Ability to achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a team environment • Ability to perform basic math and follow proper cash/donation handling and reporting procedures, business/accounting functions including project management and budget reconciliation • Must be able to work weekends, late evenings, and US holidays • Must be very flexible with scheduling and willing to cover additional shifts as necessary Details Position is located at the Warrior Center USO in Landstuhl and at the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility (CASF) in Ramstein, Germany This position is full-time Relocation assistance is not provided for this position Resume is required for full consideration


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FURNITURE All ads and pics on class-world.com

Mantel Clock, Mantel clock from the 60 era. Key wind chines on the half and full hour., $70.00 spvendor@gmail.com

Office Desk and Chair for sale, Blue rug with Janosch design for $150, payden.forkum@yahoo.com little boys room. Paid €50 from Mobil Martin. Asking $20. 017622987498

YARD SALES All ads and pics on class-world.com

German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New €1200 each, now selling for €200 each! Call: 0176-907-96039

Yard/Garage Sale @ Ramstein, Spindelweg 2&4, 3 families items. From 09:00 to 13:00,20 & 27th June. rafa793@yahoo.es

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There have been reports of pets being sold from breeding facilities that are not managed at the highest professional standards. Please choose your pet carefully. Make sure you check the credentials of the people selling the pet, and get proper paperwork showing shots and/ or other proof of healthy condition. For further advice, consult your Veterinarian.

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Native English speakers wantedI am german, female and I want to improve my English. So I am looking for people for email friendships or meetings with nice conversation and activities. Please Shipping Box "Skudo IATA", con- write to me: English-meeting@t-on Music classes in piano organ keyfirms the IATA standards/regulati- line.de board accordion brass instruons, Size 4 (L 68cm, B 48cm, H ments clarinet saxophone and sin51cm) Brand New, still in box not PROFESSIONAL ging. State Certified Teacher. Live even opened as I ordered 2, $50, Piano Music. Piano Player seeks SERVICES for more details go to http:// www.petobel.de/nobby-transport All ads and pics on class-world.com live acts. Call 0157-74236887 box-skudo s.vogl75@web.de Professional Services are offered by registered businesses as well as private people. To ensure a satisfactory service experience, please always ask for credentials and deny payments up front. For cleaning services, arrange for payments after a final walk-through and inspection of the clean house.

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