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March 13, 2015

Volume 39, number 10

Tax center saves big bucks Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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ith W-2s and 1040s on many people’s minds, it is that time of year again — tax season. Taxes can be a daunting endeavor despite all of the resources available. To help alleviate that stress, more than 60 volunteers at the Ramstein Tax Center work through the months of February to June to save Airmen money. The tax center offers free filing of federal and state taxes for service members, retirees and dependents in the KMC, which saves them money and helps reduce the confusion of filing on their own. Volunteers saved active-duty military members at Ramstein more than $170,000 in extra fees in 2013, filed more than 1,200 tax returns and refunded them more than $2.5 million. “I enjoy volunteering to help with taxes,” said Senior Airman Ashley Cassell, 86th Airlift Wing judge advocate tax paralegal. “It was intimidating at first to think about dealing with taxes, but it is rewarding to help people learn what they are eligible to claim and making sure they are filing correctly.” Volunteers attend a 40-hour week-

Tax center volunteers file tax returns for customers March 6 on Ramstein. The tax center files federal and state taxes for active duty military, dependents and retirees free of charge.

long class before the tax season begins. In addition to the classroom portion, online training offers courses on subjects such as W-2s, stocks,

interest, rental properties and international returns. Tax center volunteers are required, at a minimum, to be certified on military tax returns. Volunteers help a wide variety of

customers at Ramstein, which include junior Airmen who are new to filing tax returns. See TAX, Page 2

USAFE-AFAFRICA recognizes 2014 Outstanding Airmen During the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa annual awards ceremony March 5 at Ramstein, Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAFE-AFAFRICA

commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James E. Davis, USAFE-AFAFRICA command chief, recognized the best Airmen in the command for 2014. The awards recognize Airmen for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.

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Gorenc took to the stage to congratulate all of the winners and nominees from this year’s competition. “Tonight is all about excellence,” Gorenc said. “We are acknowledging those winners here tonight, but what we’re not recognizing here tonight is the unbelievable talent these Airmen

USAFE Airman earns AF medical award, Page 6

competed against at the wing level to get here.” The general went on to explain that the Airmen who competed for this award are stewards of innovation. “Innovation is all about doing it See AIRMEN, Page 2

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by Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

Music career strikes perfect tone, Page 8

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss, Page 19


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With that, service members are faced with an overwhelming amount of choices on how to file their returns, said Airman 1st Class Destin Coleman, 86th Communications Squadron administrative apprentice. “Being that it was my first time filing my taxes it was a little bit confusing,” Coleman said. “I am not very educated in finances, but you are responsible for getting involved when they are your own. I tried to file on my own prior to my appointment, but I had a lot of questions. The volunteers here were able to help me understand my return while filing my taxes for free.” Free tax filing is not only helpful to junior Airmen during their first tax return, but it is also beneficial to those in need of a helping hand in the midst of a busy schedule. “My experience at the tax center has been great,” said Master Sgt. Cornelius Richardson, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight chief. “The volunteers have been very professional and helped me understand everything about my refund. I’m glad they’re here for us. When you are overseas with your family, a lot of the time you are busy with work and getting to your taxes is hard. Having someone to help you is much appreciated.” While helping service members save when they can, volunteers at the tax center hope to enrich the quality of life for military members and their families through their services. Although military members stationed overseas are allotted an additional two months to file, taxes owed are still due no later than April 15; otherwise, interest will be accrued. To schedule an appointment, call the tax center at 480-1040. airmen, from Page 1

faster, doing it better and doing it cheaper,” Gorenc said. “It’s about the mission, and it’s this mission innovation that we’re attempting to capture. I’m confident that with the Airmen you saw tonight and those that competed, we’re up to the task. And regardless of what happens in the future, when the nation calls on our Air Force, we’re going to deliver precise combat power from the air, first time, every time.”

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‘Gone phishing’ email exercise tests cybersecurity on Ramstein by Kimberly Parker 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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irmen were put to the test when the 86th Airlift Wing inspector general and the 86th Communications Squadron executed a cybersecurity phishing email exercise Feb. 26 on Ramstein. The purpose of the exercise was two-fold: to test network users’ computer training and readiness and to test the responses of both the information assurance office and the unit information assurance officer. Phishing emails are crafted to look genuine and are tools for cyber criminals to use in order to gain access to a computer or network. They attempt to trick users into unwittingly opening attachments or clicking on links that lead to malware and viruses that can compromise computers. In this exercise the email was titled, “Changes to military retirement,” and was sent from the organization “Ramstein/A1.” While USAFE/A1 is a legitimate organization designation, Ramstein/A1 is fictitious. This was done intentionally to demonstrate that cyber criminals do research and try to closely mimic facts, said Capt. Jesse Nelson, 86th CS operations flight commander. “The goal was to make the email as realistic and believable as possible,” he said. “Gone are the days of the obvious (phishing) attempts.” Master Sgt. Annette Owens and Master Sgt. Anthony Ford, both lead wing readiness inspection planners for the 86th IG office, worked with

Nelson and the 86th CS Information Assurance and Cyber Vulnerability offices to carefully craft the exercise. Nelson explained there were two primary warning signs users should have questioned: first, the fictitious email sender, “Ramstein A/1,” and second, the attachment contained in the email that was not digitally signed. “This was a good opportunity to really test our user computer security training and demonstrate the importance,” Nelson said. “It only takes one person to compromise the network.” Owens also added that the exercise was a good reminder for all users to be more vigilant when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting the network. It is important to maintain mission readiness. “It is important to remember that our network is only as strong as our weakest link,” Ford said. The inspection team provided a few tips to help protect the network: Always look for a digital signature, be more skeptical and vigilant, and review the response card that should be located next to the computer. Nelson also added that it is important to remember that network security is not just something the communication squadron takes care of — it is a shared responsibility and starts with the user. Ford gave credit to the cyber vulnerability management office that worked hard to ensure the exercise was a success. The team crafted a well-designed phishing email that became an eye-opener for many after it caught them hook, line and sinker. Results for the inspection are still being compiled.

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3rd Air Force command chief tours Ramstein

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth Wright, 3rd Air Force command chief, presents a coin to Senior Airman Kyle Ledford, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, during the chief’s immersion tour March 2 at Ramstein. Airmen demonstrated their capabilities and spoke to Wright about his experiences and Air Force current events.

Photos by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth Wright, 3rd Air Force command chief, talks to an 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airman during the chief’s immersion tour March 2.

Brig. Gen. Patrick Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, briefs Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth Wright, 3rd Air Force command chief, March 2 on Ramstein. Mordente and Wright discussed Ramstein’s mission and the capabilities of the Airmen during Wright’s immersion tour. During his visit, Wright toured many facilities, in addition to a C-130J Super Hercules modified for in-flight surgeries.

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MARCH 3

4:50 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Bexbach. 5:50 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Hirschhorn.

MARCH 4

2:01 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

4 p.m.: Theft of a motor vehicle was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

MARCH 5

9:20 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

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Closures

• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the Ramstein Clinic announced its closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training. Closures are as follows: April 3 (family day); 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 and May 7 (MDG training days); May 25 (Memorial Day); June 11 (MDG training day); and June 12 (family day). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687 or janelle.quinn@us.af. mil. • The 86th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification office in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein will be closed April 24 for renovation and re-open at 7:30 a.m. April 27. Restricted area badges will still be issued at Bldg. 2402 and IACS CaC/ID card registration service is available at the Visitor Control Center at the Ramstein West Gate. For more information, call the 86th SFS Pass and ID Section at 480-5429 or 06371-47-5429.

Take Note

Munitions storage area closed

The 100 percent munitions stockpile inventory will be conducted from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. During this time, the munitions storage area will be closed to all account custodians. Only emergency issue requests approved by the respective group commander may be submitted.

CFC-O coin design contest

The annual 2015 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas Coin Design Contest is underway and open to all Department of Defense employees and their family members. The contest is held to create a 2015 CFC-O coin design that embodies the spirit of the campaign: “Give because you care.” The chosen design will be featured on a commemorative coin distributed

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MARCH 7

2:01 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported Kaiserslautern. 7:10 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported Vogelweh. 1:15 p.m.: A domestic assault was reported Hütschenhausen. 11:58 p.m.: A sexual assault was reported Vogelweh.

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1:12 a.m.: A domestic assault was reported on Vogelweh.

MARCH 9

8:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

to select contributors during the 2015 CFC-O this fall. Coin design submissions for the 2015 campaign season will be accepted from eligible participants (ID card required for verification) electronically in JPEG or PDF formats through Sunday. Interested designers can obtain detailed instructions and submission guidelines at http://cfcoverseas.org/sites/cfcoverseas.org/ files/2015 Coin Design Contest Flyer.pdf.

Benefit gala

at www.afa.org/donleyspousescholarship. The committee will award one $2,500 scholarship per major command. The program offers a great way to support Airmen and their families and recognize each MAJCOM for their contributions to the Air Force. For more information, visit the above website. Applications are due by April 10.

Flea market, craft bazaar

The Ramstein Air Force Association will sponsor “Dancing with the Stars,” a benefit gala, at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested competitors should contact Senior Airman Josiah Austin at 01609138-1564.

The Ramstein Community Center will sponsor a flea market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Bldg. 412, and the annual spring antique and craft bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be more than 50 local crafters and a selection of antiques.

Dental volunteer program

Honor guard needs members

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assistant Volunteer Program April 20. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID cardholders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 30 at the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted April 1 and 2. Notification of selection will be announced April 3. Participants will in-process April 6 through 17. Applicants need to be dedicated, motivated and up to date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the mass briefing. Volunteers are full time from start date. For details, call Master Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Tech. Sgt. Lynn Bradshaw at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

AFA Donley Spouse Scholarship

The Air Force Association's Donley Spouse Scholarship application is now available online

The Ramstein Honor Guard is in need of sharp E-1s to E-6s. Anybody interested should contact Tech. Sgt. Henry Lopez at 4805980/5986 or join training from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays in Bldg. 2010 on Ramstein. .

Players needed

The 2015 Ramstein Lady Rams Softball tryouts will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 4, 5 and 12 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center fields. For more information, email linda.poe@us.af.mil or call Michael Poe at 480-8962.

Sleep, pain research study

Do you have problems with sleep and pain? If you are 18 or older, a Landstuhl Regional Medical Center beneficiary and have had problems with pain and sleeping for three months or longer, you may be eligible to take part in a study using ear acupuncture for insomnia and pain. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For details, call 590-4059/5641, 063719464-4059/5641 or 0174-375-6086, or email acupuncture.study@yahoo.com.

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USAFE Airman earns AF medical award Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Air Force recently named a Ramstein Airman as one of its best medical service members in 2014. Tech. Sgt. Jessica Green, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa surgeon general resource adviser, was awarded the Outstanding Enlisted Health Services Management Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for 2014 for excelling in her major command and local community. “It’s a complete shock, because there are so many outstanding resource advisers here,” Green said. “To be recognized for what you do is an amazing feeling. I know I don’t represent myself; I represent (resource managers) as a whole.” Green’s job is to take care of nearly 34,000 military and civilian Airmen by ensuring there is no lapse in care by managing the money for medical services in Europe and Africa. She sees the money is sent to the right locations and is distributed to medical facilities that need it. “If I don’t do my job, then medical services won’t be there for military members or dependents,” Green said. “Knowing that I have a direct impact on patients’ care makes me feel really good.” She conducted congressionally

Tech. Sgt. Jessica Green, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa surgeon general resource adviser, laughs while listening to Airmen during a leadership management class for junior Airmen March 6 at Ramstein.

mandated audits that came back with zero discrepancies. She also recouped $400,000 and reallocated $300,000 back into USAFE-AFAFRICA from $7 million worth of contracts. “The level of genuine dedication to her duties and fellow Airmen goes beyond words,” said Master Sgt. Frederik White, USAFE-AFAFRICA surgeon general medical resources and support branch NCO in charge. “She truly epitomizes the whole Airman concept. She is well deserving of the award; it feels great to see

this NCO recognized for all that she does every day.” She is happy with the work she does during the duty day, but Green said she is also proud of developing future leaders as a work of duty and volunteering. As the KMC 5/6 president, Green raised more than $90,000 for seven organizations and four wounded warrior programs. She also helped develop future leaders with leadership management courses and cochaired the Total Force Development

Council, a body of Airmen dedicated to improving KMC service members. “When I am able to do work and volunteer with the (KMC), it’s always rewarding,” Green said. “Being able to have an impact makes me proud.” Green said she is thankful for the support she gets from her friends, co-workers and family in helping her receive the award, but she said she also knows she must lead by example and continue striving for perfection.

AF waives renters insurance obligation in privatized housing by Breanne Smith Air Force Civil Engineer Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renters insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an average of $20 dollars each month per member, as of Jan. 1. As a result of the BAH reduction, the Air Force removed requirements to provide renters insurance to military tenants at no cost previously included in privatized housing projects — a decision made to protect both Airmen and the housing program, said Mark Correll, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure. “Cuts to BAH inevitably affect the program in some manner,” he said. “When that happens, it’s our job to ensure adequate funding for the homes, core services and amenities in our housing communities.”

The policy change doesn’t negate current lease obligations to provide renters insurance. It does, however, allow housing project owners the flexibility to independently decide if they will continue to provide renters insurance as part of a new or renewed lease. As a result, Airmen who live in privatized housing may have to purchase renters insurance out of pocket, as their colleagues who live off base currently do. Although the Air Force doesn’t require Airmen to maintain independent rental insurance coverage, Correll said it has always been highly recommended for all Airmen, whether they live on or off base, to fully cover their personal property and provide liability coverage. “Under the Claims Act, the government provides up to $40,000 worth of coverage to all Airmen who live in privatized housing situated on government-owned land,” he said, “However, it does not apply at a few projects where some or all of the privatized housing is located on private land. Also, that coverage only applies to personal belongings; it does not provide liability coverage and reimbursements may be limited under the Claims Act. Liability coverage is recommended to cover damage you, your pet or your belongings might cause to the house and other property.”

Local housing management or legal offices can help Airmen understand how the Act applies to their situation. The Housing Privatization Program, managed by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, uses private sector financing and expertise to provide necessary housing faster and more efficiently than traditional military construction processes allow. Today, the Air Force’s HP program boasts more than 53,000 high-quality homes in its inventory, a success that Robert Moriarty, the AFCEC installations director, attributes to careful planning and investment protection. “More than $8 billion has been invested in this program with the expectation that these developments will last 50 years,” he said. “That includes the cost of initial construction, renovations, maintenance and operation, as well as the costs associated with out-year development and sustainment plans — all of this depends on income from the BAH.” The Air Force remains committed to providing quality housing communities where Air Force families will choose to live, Moriarty said. For more information on the Air Force’s Housing Privatization Program, visit www.housing.af.mil/ home.


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TSC sergeant major’s music career strikes perfect tone Hobson, a logistics and resources manager with the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus, served with Firch while on deployment to Iraq in 2006. He recalled how Firch was a noWhen most people think of jobs in the Army, nonsense kind of guy who did what he needed they don’t realize the multitude of opportunito do — take care of his fellow Soldiers. ties available to recruits looking to join. One “When we went to Iraq, the division tasked 21st Theater Sustainment Command sergeant us with a lot of stuff other than music to do major, however, found instant harmony when and rather than fold and let the band handle he enlisted into the Army nearly 28 years ago. the task,” Hobson said. “He battled it out and Sgt. Maj. Shawn M. Firch, outgoing 21st was able to figure out a way to split the band TSC secretary general staff sergeant major in order to make sure that both music and duty and incoming command sergeant major of the were covered so that everyone could conArmy School of Music in Norfolk, Virginia, tinue their professional development, be able has had an enormous passion for music most to practice, be able to perform and raise the of his life. When it came time for his brother morale of the troops. It was very important to Photo by Brandon Beach to join the Army, the idea struck a sour note him that we were able to do our actual job and until he learned of a surprising opportunity Sgt. Maj. Shawn M. Firch, 21st Theater Sustainment Command secretary bring morale to the troops that were going out general staff sergeant major, teaches Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, right on key. 21st TSC senior enlisted leader, how to play the guitar during some down time to the fight.” “The recruiter was at my house trying to Feb. 22 on Panzer Kaserne. Hobson said Firch not only provided support recruit my brother, which he eventually did, to his Soldiers on duty, but his leadership struck and when I walked in from band practice the recruitMusic has even played an instrumental role in shap- a note in his Soldiers’ personal lives as well. er asked if I was interested in joining the Army,” ing Firch’s private life. While stationed in Bamberg, One example was when Firch took the time to go Firch said. “I said heck no, I have no desire to go Firch was performing in a ceremony in Wiesbaden — see Hobson perform. into the military whatsoever.” something he’s done many times before. However, “My rock band played downrange and (Firch) Upon seeing Firch with his trumpet in hand, the this gig was different — this time, he would meet the made it a point to come out and watch,” Hobson recruiter responded with the perfect pitch, mention- woman who would become his wife. said. “When I saw him digging it, it really made ing the Army has bands. “Oh, really?” the trumpeter “I was out visiting with a cousin when we met,” my day.” replied. said Veronika Firch, Firch’s wife. “We decided to go As a senior enlisted leader, Firch does not get the “I then sat down with him, received all of the out and we just connected.” opportunity to play in Army bands anymore, howinformation, and the next thing I knew I was on my They have been married for 15 years, and music ever, that does not keep him from continuing with way to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, to take an has become just as much a part of Veronika’s life as his passion for music. audition,” Firch said. “I actually joined the Army it has been for her husband. “My primary instrument has been the trumpet and shipped off to basic training before my brother.” “We often go to many different concerts,” for pretty much my whole life,” Firch said. “Now, I Firch, a native of Germantown, Ohio, first became Veronika said. “I definitely encourage him. I like to don’t play the trumpet very often at all.” interested in playing music in fifth grade when a sit and listen to the different songs he’s learning to But another instrument struck a chord with the band came to his school and played for the students play on the guitar and I definitely try to support him sergeant major. in an effort to get people involved with the band. as much as I can.” “About two years ago, I got passionate about “I remember very vividly sitting on the bus and Even when Veronika was accepting her U.S. learning the guitar,” Firch said. “So I went with a the band was going out to the football field for prac- citizenship, Firch and his musical passion were friend who’s a retired musician in the Army band, tice and I saw someone with a trumpet,” Firch said. involved. and we sat down in (a guitar store) in Washington “I thought to myself, ‘Wow, that’s cool. It’s only got “There were a lot of people there becoming U.S. state, hooked up a guitar and from then on I’ve had three buttons so how hard can it be? I want to play citizens and he was there playing for us and it was the guitar fever.” that.’ And that’s where it started.” amazing,” Veronika said. “He wasn’t actually playFirch practices playing the guitar almost every For Firch, being an Army musician and a musi- ing, but conducting the band. He stopped the whole night at home, and on certain occasions has even cian in general is much more than just a job. band just so he could talk to me and congratulate brought his guitar into work to help teach others “My favorite part about being a musician has me.” how to play. been sharing my musical performance with other Firch’s support to those he cares about extends Firch said he eagerly looks forward to his new people for their enjoyment,” Firch said. “As I well outside of his immediate family and definitely gig. always tell people, music is a part of everybody’s includes his Army band of brothers. life.” One noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Bill See MuSic, Page 11 by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs


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VRET helps resolve PTSD by recreating traumatic events by Chuck Roberts Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs For those who think they are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a new form of help is available at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center where they can recreate the look, sounds and smells of a deployed environment to help patients revisit and cope with events that have affected them so profoundly. Approximately 30 patients have been treated with positive results through the Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy program since it was donated to LRMC last October by the Wounded Warrior Project. Results have been good, said Maj. (Dr.) Michael Valdovinos, chief of outpatient behavioral health. “It’s an extremely effective treatment because it is a patient’s personalized reality that they learn to process, control and regulate,” Valdovinos said. “Visual memory is powerful, and if I can use that to help patients create their own movie scene, then they can move into it to rewrite their own script.” The outpatient behavioral health

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A behavioral health specialist aims his weapon during a demonstration provided by Maj. (Dr.) Michael Valdovinos to show how Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy can be used to treat PostTraumatic Stress Disorder.

team uses VRET to help patients with a specific part of their trauma they might not have successfully resolved through other forms of treatment. For example, Valdovinos said he had a patient who felt like he emotionally just couldn’t get past losing his best

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friend during a firefight in a building where they were ambushed. Valdovinos said they were able to recreate the scenario of the building, and when the service member “walked” into the building for the first time since the incident, he was very

anxious at first, but was able to remain in the virtual doorway of the building for about 15 minutes. The service member experienced the scenario over and over again until he was able to enter the building and move around with mortars going off and insurgents attacking in the streets below. Valdovinos said this repetition of virtually recreating the anxietyproving event helps decrease the anxiety symptoms and fear surrounding it. At the same time, it’s helping service members learn to process the negative thoughts surrounding the trauma. LRMC has the Army’s largest outpatient behavioral health clinic in Europe and is the only Army installation in Europe to offer VRET. The Landstuhl Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic also offers the capability using this innovative therapy to teach mindfulness and other relaxation techniques. Dr. Kendra Jorgensen-Wagers is a clinician who, in addition to using VRET to treat PTSD, offers VRET to treat chronic pain. For more about VRET or for an evaluation, call 590-5847 or 063719464-5847.

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JA warns against office betting pools Courtesy of the 86th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate Office March Madness is here, and though it is an exciting time of year, it can also be a potentially dangerous time for Airmen who are unaware of Department of Defense regulations regarding gambling. With the beginning of the NCAA basketball tournament, many will be creating brackets and betting money on their picks to win each round, but before putting your money in an office pool, the following guidance is important to remember. According to the Joint Ethics Regulation (DOD 5500.7-R), DOD employees shall neither participate in gambling activities while on base nor while on duty. This includes both military and civilian personnel.

Gambling has been found to consist of three elements: an activity requiring payment or wagering something of value, an element of “chance” and a goal to win a reward or prize. Although some Airmen may believe their bracket picks involve a level of skill, there is simply too much of an element of chance involved. NCAA tournament betting is gambling. Also, officers need to remember that gambling with a subordinate may constitute a violation of Articles 133 and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The potential for this to occur is much higher when participating in an office pool. It is not worth risking your career. Furthermore, DOD personnel should not use their office computers to bet during March Madness or at any other time. Besides violating the Joint Ethics Regulation, this might be considered a misuse of government property.

For example, there was an instance where a group of people ran a fantasy football league on their government computers. Each member paid $10 to play, and the winner was obligated to buy pizza for the rest of the group, actually spending more than he even won. The members only participated in the fantasy football league during breaks and at lunch time; however, this was still found to be gambling. These activities were also a misuse of government resources because the computers were government property. If anyone is considering betting on the NCAA tournament, they should remain informed about Air Force regulations regarding such activities. Those who are unsure if a gambling-type activity is permitted should contact the Staff Judge Advocate’s office at 480-5911.

CSH gets creative with physical readiness training by Capt. Mary Andrea Ugaddan 212th Combat Support Hospital Public Affairs The 212th Combat Support Hospital celebrated Resolute Day Feb. 27 with a challenging and creative physical readiness training session focused on Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness in support of the Army’s ready and resilient campaign plan. Working as a team to achieve the highest cumulative points, Soldiers navigated through a total of five stations: caterpillar pushup, guerilla drill, Humvee push, sandbag relay and pull ups. During the caterpillar pushup, the team formed a circle and had their feet on the next person’s shoulder. Each push up completed as a unit earned points. For the guerilla drill, the team did a set of lunges, shoulder rolls and fireman’s carry for 50 meters to score. For the Humvee challenge, the team scored one point for every Humvee pushed for a distance of 200 meters. The sandbag relay was next, where each 15-pound sandbag carried one lap around the track (roughly 320 meters) earned a point. At the pullup bars, for every three pullups, a teamscored a point. A platoon from 212th CSH Headquarters Detachment won the event with a score of 976 points followed by a platoon from B Company in second place with 833 points. The finale was a mystery event, which was later revealed as tug of war between officers and senior noncomissioned officers against the staff sergeants and below. B Company staff sergeants and below emerged as the tug of war champions.

Photo by Capt. Mary Andrea Ugaddan

Capt. Robert Baker, B Company commander, performs a fireman’s carry as part of the guerilla drills on this station for Resolute Day physical readiness training Feb. 27, at Miesau Ammo Depot.

Resolute Day is the last day of Hospital Readiness Week when all of its Soldiers, a great majority of whom are health care providers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, train together. It is an excellent time for Soldiers to experience the tenets of the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness firsthand, building resilience and enhancing performance through the five dimensions of strength: social, emotional, family, physical and spiritual. Once every quarter, the CSH conducts a physical readiness training incorporating the principles of Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness. Under the guidance of 212th CSH Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Howard, events are conceptualized and executed through the unit’s master resiliency trainer and the unit ministry team. In the past, the CSH participated in zumba as well as a battle-focused team obstacle course with resilien-

cy pointers creatively injected in the physical readiness training. The 160th Forward Surgical Team took the lead in planning, organizing and executing this quarter’s fun, innovative and challenging Resolute Day physical readiness training. When asked how they came up with the idea, Maj. Gustavo Moreno, commander of the 160th, said the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness calls for “applying the team concept in everyday activities and not only when there is a mission.” “The relay course was a great opportunity for Soldiers to problemsolve and think critically as a team,” said Sgt. David Renfroe, one of the NCOs who conceptualized the event. Pfc. Ian Harrison, a B Company medic who has been with the CSH since April 2014, said, “Today’s physical readiness training event was the best team building experience I’ve had since being with CSH.”

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“I’m very excited about the assignment,” Firch said. “I will get the opportunity to lead at more of a level that has a strategic impact on the Army band field and how it supports the overall mission of the Army.” For Army band members, there are only eight sergeants major throughout the entire Army, and of those eight, only one is nominated to be the command sergeant major of the Army School of Music. “He’s an excellent choice for (command sergeant major) of the Army School of Music,” said Sgt. Maj. Pedro Quiñones, the USAREUR Band and Chorus sergeant major. “I competed for that board as well and when his name came up I was covered with mixed emotions. I was sad that I didn’t get selected, but happy that Firch was. It is definitely right on point that he was selected for that position.” “He’s an awesome leader and I think he’s going to bring a new perspective to the school of music and I think he’s definitely up for the challenge,” Hobson added. Firch’s appointment as the command sergeant major of the Army School of Music will go a long way in helping him reinforce his conviction that the Army music program is a valuable component to the Army family. “I’m really passionate about the Army music program and how we contribute to the overall mission of the Army,” Firch said. “It’s a passion of mine to ensure that Army music stays relevant, ready and utilized by other organizations.”


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21st TSC CSM recognizes MP for ‘doing the right thing’ Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

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ommand Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, recognized a military police member for his integrity and doing the right thing during a gathering March 5 on Sembach Kaserne. The command sergeant major frequently recognizes his Soldiers for stellar performance, but this presentation was unique. Rhoades recognized the young MP for writing him a parking ticket. While on patrol earlier this month, Pvt. Connor Stennett, an MP with the 92nd MP Company, 709th MP Battalion and 18th MP Brigade, issued Rhoades a parking citation for parking in a loading zone at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. “We have to do what’s right, and I applaud you each and every day for doing what’s right,” Rhoades said to Stennett and the other MPs of the 92nd. For a junior enlisted

Pvt. Connor Stennett, a military policeman with the 92nd MP Company, 709th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, receives a coin from Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, the senior enlisted leader of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during a gathering March 5 on Sembach Kaserne.

Soldier and an MP, sometimes it can be difficult to do the right thing when it comes to dealing with senior leadership. “He did exactly what a professional law enforcement officer would do,” said 1st Sgt. Edgar Ford, 92nd MP Co. first sergeant. “We’re very proud of him. He hasn’t been here very long, but he’s motivated and he’s

out there trying to make a difference.” For Rhoades, receiving the parking citation was a chance for him to identify something he was doing wrong and make a correction. “Five times I parked there after seeing others do the same thing,” Rhoades said. “I followed what everybody else was doing.” “After receiving the ticket I

looked up at this big pole and it said, ‘Drop off and pick up zone only,’” Rhoades continued. “He took care of me. Five times I parked there and I was taking away from someone dropping off or picking up their children. I don’t want to do that, but I wasn’t paying attention.” Rhoades added that Stennett did the right thing in intervening and that it’s

important for military members, regardless of rank, to understand that no one is above the law. “He gave me a ticket that made me recognize and identify something I wasn’t paying attention to,” Rhoades said. “He did his job and it matters.” For the Soldiers of the 92nd, Stennett’s actions were not any different than how each member is expected to act. “We want to provide professional law enforcement to the community and, if we’re doing that, then rank or position doesn’t matter,” Ford said. “The only thing that matters is what is presented in front of the police officer.” While Stennett did not recognize right away who he was issuing the parking citation to, he said that given any other situation or someone of any other rank he “wouldn’t have done anything different.” For Stennett, having Rhoades personally travel to the 92nd and speak to the company meant a lot to him and the other Soldiers. “I feel pretty honored,” Stennett said. “I am just fresh out of (advanced individual training) and it was nice to be recognized for doing my job.”

US, German logistics commands renew partnership by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Maj. Gen. John O’Connor, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commander, and Maj. Gen. Hans Erich Antoni, Bundeswehr Logistics Command commander, signed a Memorandum of Agreement March 5 at Panzer Kaserne. This event marked the first formal renewal of the U.S.German military logistics partnership in almost 20 years. The world was different 20 years ago. At that time, NATO involvement overseas focused on reforger missions. These Cold War-era exercises were conducted to ensure that NATO could deploy forces overseas quickly, if needed. “Reforger exercises demonstrated NATO alliance resolve that countered communist threats to peace, freedom and prosperity,” O’Connor said.

“Today’s challenges, in what only can be described as an increasingly destabilizing global security environment, can best be tackled by identifying common ground among partners and by pursuing a mutually beneficial cooperation in selected areas,” Antoni said. “In our case, in the area of military logistics.” The renewal of the partnership agreement comes at a time in which the Army is focused on improving military interoperability and capacity with partners and allies in Europe — a concept coined “Strong Europe.” Formal NATO partnerships are central to the Strong Europe framework. “They (help) educate, train and develop leaders, increasing readiness and enabling the alliance,” O’Connor said. “Our bilateral agreement testifies to the strength and power of our shared vision. Moving

Photo by Ronnie Schelby

Maj. Gen. John O’Connor (right), commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Maj. Gen. Hans Erich Antoni, commander of the Bundeswehr Logistics Command, sign a partnership memorandum between the two organizations March 5 on Panzer Kaserne. This was the first formal renewal of the U.S.-German military logistics partnership in almost 20 years.

forward, we will forge strong teams while ensuring peace and stability throughout the region.” After the signing ceremony, the official party toured a number of

support centers for the 21st TSC, including the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe, maintenance activity Kaiserslautern and the 6966th Truck Transportation Terminal.


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Not only the Irish observe St. Patrick’s Day Monday by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he Irish celebrate a national and religious holiday Monday — St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day is a day to honor Ireland’s first Christian missionary. March 17 is also an official holiday in Northern Ireland, the British overseas territory of Montserrat and the Canadian province of Newfoundland. Even in many other countries, Irish emigrants and even nonIrish celebrate the day with festivals, parades and other events. The St. Patrick’s Day custom came to America in 1737. The first parade with 770 participants was held in 1843 in

Chicago. Today, more than 100 cities in the states hold St. Patrick’s Day parades, the largest of which is in New York City. In Germany, the Irish in Munich hold their 20th St. Patrick’s Day parade starting at noon Sunday from Münchner Freiheit leading to Odeonsplatz. At 12:45 p.m., a shamrock will be blessed and dignitaries will hold speeches before and after a parade party with an entertaining program that will continue until 5:30 p.m. Another event highlighting St. Patrick’s Day will be the “Greening Flash Mob.” Visitors are asked to wear something green, come to Marienplatz and watch how the lights of Munich’s city hall change to green at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Members of the Irish-German Friendship Club take part in the St. Patrick’s Day parade starting at Münchner Freiheit.

In fact, St. Patrick was not Irish. He was reportedly born in Scotland around 385 near the town of Dumbarton. His

real name is believed to be Maewyn Succat and his parents belonged to a Roman family of high rank.

Patrick lived a normal life for 16 years before he See IrISh, Page 16

MDG offers TRICARE Plus enrollment Courtesy of 86th Medical Group The 86th Medical Group is now offering enrollment for TRICARE Plus eligible beneficiaries. TRICARE Plus is a program that allows beneficiaries who normally are only eligible to get care at a military treatment facility on a space-available basis to enroll at the MTF for primary care services and the appointed primary care manager. Beneficiaries using the following health plan options may apply for TRICARE Plus: • TRICARE Standard Overseas • TRICARE for Life

Enrollment requirements include: • Screening exam with a provider, which may include labs, radiology or consult • Medical records/health history review • Family members will be empaneled together when possible The complete TRICARE Plus enrollment form is at the TRICARE front desk in Bldg. 2114. With TRICARE Plus benefits, there are no enrollment fees and no associated costs with the primary care received at the 86th Medical Group. • Patients will be assigned a primary care manager • Patients will receive primary care appoint-

ments with the same access to care standards as TRICARE Prime enrollees • Patients may continue to receive care from civilian providers. TRICARE Standard rules apply • TRICARE Plus enrollment is reflected in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System • TRICARE for Life benefits are not affected by enrollment in the TRICARE Plus program For details on the TRICARE Plus program, contact a TRICARE beneficiary service representative at 479-2557 or 06371-462557, or visit the TRICARE front desk located at the main entrance of the Medical Group in Bldg. 2114.

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Looking for something to do on the weekend? The Sportheim Waldmohr will be hosting a special Irish night on March 28 from 7.30 pm. Enjoy live music by the band Hexeschuss Musik ohne Strom and fresh draught beer Guinness. Additionally, traditional Irish food will be offered. Enjoy Beef with Guinness Stew, Cabbage and Cheddar Pie, Sheperd’s Pie, and Salmon Pie. Free admission! Dinner starts at 6.30 pm. For more information and events check out: www.MilitaryInGermany.com


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Air Force Chapel Schedule

Spring 2015 Religious Celebrations for Passover, Lent and Easter PROTESTANT Wednesdays during Lent Ash Wednesday, 18 February 1700 - Liturgical Service with Communion, Ramstein South Chapel Lenten Mid-Week Services 25 February & 4, 11, 18, 25 March 1800 - Liturgical - Midweek Lenten Soup Supper, Ramstein South Chapel 1900 - Liturgical Lent Service, Ramstein South Chapel Holy Week Palm Sunday, 29 March 0900 - Liturgical Palm Sunday Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Palm Sunday Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Palm Sunday Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Palm Sunday Service, Vogelweh Chapel Good Friday, 3 April 1900 - Liturgical Good Friday Service, Ramstein South Chapel Easter Sunday 5 April 0700 - Easter Sunrise Service, South Chapel 0900 - Liturgical Service with communion, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Contemporary Easter Service, Ramstein North Chapel 1100 - Traditional Easter Service, Ramstein South Chapel 1100 - Gospel Resurrection Service, Vogelweh Chapel For questions about services and times call Ramstein North Chapel: 480-6148 (06371-47-6148) CATHOLIC Ash Wednesday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 18 February 0700, 1130, 1730 - Mass and Distribution of Ashes, Ramstein North Chapel Lenten Confessions, 16 March 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel 18 March 1630 - 1830, Ramstein North Chapel *No 1600 - 1645 Confessions on 4 April Fridays of Lent 20, 27 February & 6, 13, 20, 27 March 1730 - Stations of the Cross Ramstein North Chapel followed by a Lenten Soup Supper Holy Week & Sacred Triduum Palm Sunday 28 March 1700 - Vigil Mass, Vogelweh Chapel 29 March *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Thursday, 2 April 1730 - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Ramstein North Chapel followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament concludes with 2145 - Night Prayer Good Friday ** Day of Fast and Abstinence, 3 April 1200 - Stations of the Cross, Ramstein North Chapel 1730 - Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Saturday, 4 April 0800 - Office of Readings & Morning Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel

1100 - 1200 - Confessions, Ramstein North Chapel 2000 - Easter Vigil, Ramstein North Chapel *No 1700 Mass at Vogelweh Easter Sunday, 5 April *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel *Note: Time change for Palm Sunday and Easter Only ORTHODOX COMMUNITY KAPAUN CHAPEL Lent 22 February 1800 - Forgiveness Sunday Vespers 25 February, 4,11,18 March & 1 April 1800 - Presanctified Liturgy 27 February & 6,13,20 March 1800 - Salutations to the Virgin Mary 25 March 0900 - Liturgy for the Annunciation 27 March 1800 - Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary Holy Week 4 April 0900 - Lazarus Saturday Liturgy 5 April 0900 - Palm Sunday Liturgy 5,6,7 April 1800 - Bridegroom Matins 8 April 1800 - Unction (Anointing) Service 9 April 0900 - Holy Thursday Liturgy; 1800 - 12 Gospel Readings 10 April 0900 - Royal Hours; 1500 - Unnailing Vespers; 2000 - Lamentations 11 April 0900 - Holy Saturday Liturgy; 2330 - Pascha (Easter) Services 12 April 1300 - Agape Vespers (Offsite at Picnic Grounds) For more information please contact: Fr. Matthew Streett at 0162-425-1998 or matthew.streett.1@us.af.mil JEWISH COMMUNITY Purim, 4 March 1800 - Purim Celebration, Ramstein South Chapel Prayer, costume contest, entertainment, pizza dinner Suggested donation: $ 10 adults, $ 5 children, 12 and under Passover, 3 April 1800 - First night Passover Seder, Ramstein South Chapel Suggested donation: $ 20 per adult, $ 10 for children, 12 and under For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Chaplain, Captain Gary Davidson at DSN: 480-2205 or by e-mail at gary.davidson@us.af.mil

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IrIsh, from Page 14 was captured by pirates and forced into slavery in Ireland. He was never interested in God or the church, but being away from home and all alone, he turned to God and learned to pray while herding sheep. After being a slave for six years, Patrick dreamed that God told him it was time to go home. So he escaped on foot across 200 miles of unknown land. After an adventurous sea voyage, he finally returned home. A couple of months later he visited St. Martin’s monastery at Tours and the island sanctuary of Lerins. Patrick placed himself under the guidance of a bishop, St. Germain. Several years later he was promoted to priesthood. He engaged in missionary works, and after the bishop recommended Patrick to the Pope, he traveled to Rome. Pope Celestine entrusted Patrick with the mission of bringing Christianity to Ireland. Since he learned the Celtic language during his years of slavery, it was easy for him to spread the word of Christianity. He conquered one kingdom after another and destroyed Paganism. Despite several death threats, Patrick baptized, confirmed, preached and built churches, schools and monasteries. St. Patrick was arrested several times, but he managed to escape each time. He succeeded in converting almost

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Members of the Irish-German Friendship Club take part in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, which will be held this year on Sunday in Munich.

the entire population of the island. Patrick died on March 17, 461, in Downpatrick, Ireland. That’s why St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated March 17. There are many legends to tell about Patrick. One says he used the shamrock, which resembles a three-leafed clover, to explain the meaning of the trinity. He used it in his sermons to represent how the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit could all exist as separate elements of the same entity. His followers adopted the custom of wearing a shamrock on his feast day. Finding a four-leafed clover on St. Patrick’s Day is supposed to bring double good luck. Kissing the Blarney Stone supposedly brings the kisser the gift of persuasive eloquence. The stone is set in the wall of the castle tower in the Irish village of Blarney. It is hard to reach being between the main castle wall and the parapet. Kissers have to lie on their backs and bend back-

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ward and downward, holding iron bars for support. The origins of the Blarney Stone’s magical properties aren’t clear, but one legend says that an old woman cast a spell on the stone to reward a king who had saved her from drowning. Also associated with the Irish holiday are leprechauns. Otherwise known as Irish fairies, leprechauns are small, unsociable, unfriendly men, who live alone. They are dressed like shoemakers, with a cocked hat and a leather apron. Legend says they possess a hidden pot of gold. If the leprechaun is caught by a treasure hunter, he must give the hunter the location of the gold. If the leprechaun can trick the hunter and vanish, all hopes of finding the treasure are lost. The color green is associated with St. Patrick’s Day because it is the color of spring, a shamrock and a color in Ireland’s flag. In many countries, people wear something green. School children started a tradition of their own — pinching classmates who forgot to wear green.

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Easter market offers arts, crafts, food, wines by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Shammah Worship Center Presents

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“Transition: Building The Kingdom One Brick at a Time” Philippians 3:14

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This week Worship & Holy Communion 11:30 a.m. and a pot luck to follow 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 Anointed Remnant International Ministries-Europe Sunday Worship Celebration & Childen Church 11:00a.m. Wednesday Night “The Furnace Prayer” 6:00-6:30p.m. Wed Night Word of Knowledge/Bible Study/Childen Church 6:30p.m.

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Protestant Services

POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 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.

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he Association for the Advancement of German-French Partnership will sponsor its 21st annual Easter market from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Niederkirchen’s Westpfalzhalle. Volunteers helped to decorate the community hall with colorful flowers and Easter decorations to lure a lot of visitors from all over. Courtesy photos “We want to offer our visi- The annual Easter market in Niederkirchen offers a variety of Easter items and tors a special and unique decorations in the local community hall. market atmosphere,” said the association’s executive committee mem- ristic Easter items, baskets, ceramics, jewelry, ber Jürgen Feind. “Numerous exhibitors glass products, tatting and turning works, clay will display their handcrafted art items, arti- objects for the house and the garden, brooms, cles of daily use and Easter decorations.” brushes, natural soap, bird houses and accesArtists will offer handmade wooden items, flo- sories for the house. “Like each year, we’ll offer French culinary specialties and selected wines from Germany and France,” said Jürgen Kupfer, chef in charge of the event. “We also serve homemade cakes and coffee.” Children can participate in a children’s raffle and a painting contest. Admission fee is €1. Children under 14 are admitted free. “The diversified exhibition of Easter items is worth a visit and I’m sure that every visitor will find something,” Feind said. Niederkirchen is located north of Otterberg, Visitors look at presents for Easter and decoration items for their homes at the Niederkirchen Easter market. past Schallodenbach.

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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. Fridays

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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Spring market, car exhibition lures visitors by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs On Saturday and Sunday, Kaiserslautern’s advertising association, Kaiser in Lautern, will offer a spring market combined with a car exhibition and Sunday shopping. The city of Kaiserslautern is co-sponsoring the event as a way to say goodbye to winter and promote local businesses. The annual event called “Lautern bursts into bloom,” will highlight the beginning of spring with a variety of activities, stage performances, fashions shows and food specialties in the center of town both Saturday and Sunday. “We expect several thousands of visitors and want to show them what all we have to offer,” said Alexander Hess, chief of the Kaiserslautern advertising association. On Sunday, stores will be open from 1 to 6 p.m., and a car exhibition will display the latest vehicles on Stiftsplatz.

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A primrose pyramid can be found at the spring market in the Kaiserslatuern’s city center at the annual event, Lautern bursts into bloom.

Stores, restaurant and pub owners, as well as other various institutions, will present a diversified program to entertain and lure costumers and families asking them to take part in numerous activities and enjoy special offers. “The traditional primrose pyramid will be set up on Schillerplatz,” Hess

said. “We will pass out more than 3,000 primroses to visitors.” Other activities will include local sports clubs presenting performances on a stage at Schillerplatz. The clubs ask that visitors take part in “Fit in Lautern.” A local dancing school, ballet studio and square dance club will also be there to entertain the audience.

Education Notes

SKIESUnlimited Dance Season

Do you have a child interested in learning ballet, hip-hop, tap or another form of dance? Whether your child is a beginner or an advanced dancer, our skilled instructors will help guide them through the process and progress within their style of dance. Students will learn various techniques, including proper posture, leg and feet extensions, stretching exercises and more. All classes will prepare, learn and perform a routine at the end of the season recital. Registration is required no later than Monday. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks in Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122, or contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s One Stop Shop, on Wilson Barracks in Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-868943.

AFCEA offering $300 scholarships

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Kaiserslautern Chapter 158 is offering $300 scholarships for military and civilians during spring enrollment for students pursuing a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program (examples are information technology, telecommunications, electronics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, information systems, etc.). AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a nonprofit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence and global security. Applications are accepted through March 20. For more information, visit the AFCEA website at www.kmcafcea.

org and search under “KMC Scholarship,” or email scholarships@kmcafcea.org.

LEMS Spring Carnival

Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School hosts its spring carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21 at Landstuhl in Bldg. 3830. Come and enjoy food, games, a silent auction, prizes, face painting and more. If you’re unable to attend the carnival, you can help another way by offering donations for the silent auction baskets. All donations can be dropped off at the main office of the school located on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3830. To contact the school for more details, call 06371-92-6504. If you’re looking to just donate your time, the LEMS carnival is in need of Volunteers for various hours, locations, and experience on the day of the carnival (face painters, balloon animal creators, games, prize room and more). Email Julie Wittenberg at Julie.wittenberg@eu.dodea.edu for more information.

National Library Week celebrations

National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association each April, and libraries across the country are celebrating. From April 13 to 17, join the RheinlandPfalz Library for a week filled with celebrations. Open to patrons of all ages; no registration required. The Rheinland-Pfalz Library is located at Landstuhl in Bldg. 3810. • April 13: Teen Day, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Create your own bookmarks. • April 14: Origami Crafts, 3 to 4 p.m. Enjoy papermaking origami crafts. • April 15: Kids Day, 10:30 a.m. Attend a special

Radio station RPR1 will have a stage set up in front of their studio in Fackelstrasse. They will present an unplugged entertainment program and offer guided tours of the studio. In Riesenstrasse, a local kindergarten, will offer face painting, a bouncy castle, balloons, coffee and cakes. The local rabbit breeding association will present living Easter rabbits, and the Easter bunny will show up to surprise children with sweets. A free kiddie train will start and stop on Schillerplatz. Fashion shows are scheduled to highlight the new spring collection on Pirmasenser Strasse and Rummelstrasse. Food booths will be set up in different locations, and a French market will serve delicacies on Kerstrasse. Various bands and walking acts will provide entertainment in the streets. These bands and walking acts will also perform Sunday starting at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.werbegemeinschaft-kl.de.

story time. • April 16: Adults Day, 5:30 p.m. View an independent and foreign film at the library. • April 17: Tween Day, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Celebrate a day full of Pokemon fun.

CYSS family football trip

Are you ready for some tackle football? Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sports is offering a family trip to the opening season game featuring the K-Town Pikes vs. the Trier Stampers April 18. A bus will depart from the Landstuhl Army and Air Force Exchange Service Express Station at 2 p.m and kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. This a family trip and all youth must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Entrance to the game is free for CYSS families. Adults pay a $5 transportation fee and youth are free. Register for this trip by contacting Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks in Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122, or contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s One Stop Shop, on Wilson Barracks in Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Multi-family rummage sale

Vogelweh Elementary School will be holding a multi-family rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the cafeteria in Bldg 1178 (the housing side). There will be small furniture, electronics, clothing, toys, games and more.

‘Footloose, The Musical’

Ramstein High School presents “Footloose, The Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door and $5 in advance at RHS during lunch.


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Tech. Sgt. Chris Vanwy, 603rd Air Operations Center, reads to Vogelweh Elementary School students on National Read Across America Day.

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Vogelweh Elementary School teachers celebrate National Read Across America Day by dressing up as Dr. Seuss characters Thing 1 and Thing 2. Courtesy photo

Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School students Kyra Querido and William Moreau make green eggs and ham in Julie Wittenberg’s first grade classroom during National Read Across America Day.

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Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School students Ashlee Comfort and Trinity Shimmer read the book “Green Eggs and Ham,” by Dr. Seuss, in Julie Wittenberg’s first grade classroom during National Read Across America Day.

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Jared Tuzon, National Junior Honor Society vice president, reads to Gabriele Arseneault’s class at Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School for National Read Across America Day.


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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck greets Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and his wife, Marissa, upon arrival at Ramstein.

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ABOVE: Platinum recording artist Phillip Phillips sings for military members and their families during the USO Spring Visit. RIGHT: Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen is tackled by Tech. Sgt. Llewellyn Johnson Jr., 86th Civil Engineer Squadron Airman dorm leader, during the USO Spring Visit.

Jason “Wee Man� Acuna, motion picture and television perso Colts players Andrew Luck and Dwayne Allen; Colts coach Chu to visit military members and their families.

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Lt. Col. Jobie Turner (right), 37th Airlift Squadron commander, gives celebrities a tour of a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during the USO Spring Visit.

eam Ramstein welcomed 10 celebrities the base during the USO Spring Troop V March 3. The tour was led by Adm. Jam Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs Staff, and included Colts coach Chuck Pagano; Co players Andrew Luck and Dwayne Allen; Pittsbu Steelers player David DeCastro; and entertain Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, Dennis Haysbert, M America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, Phillip Phillips a


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onality, takes a photo with Senior Airman Kyle Melnick, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, during the USO Spring Visit March 3 on Ramstein. For their first stop of a multi-country tour, the USO brought Indianapolis uck Pagano; Pittsburgh Steelers player David DeCastro; and entertainers Philip Phillips, Dennis Haysbert, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and Jason “Wee Man” Acuna to Ramstein

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Jason “Wee Man” Acuna. The group is traveling the world to thank military members and their families for what they do. “America’s military — men and women who represent the best of our communities — is serving in all corners of the globe to protect our great nation and our freedoms,” Winnefeld said. “As we embark on this eight-day seven-country USO tour, our group of athletes and entertainers will express their personal gratitude to those serving by sharing their talents.” Though the celebrities were only on the ground at Ramstein for three hours, they still made time to

visit service members at the 37th Airlift Squadron and Kaiserslautern Military Community Center, where they performed for an audience of several hundred. “It’s great to be here with all these service men and service women,” said Luck, quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts. “I have a high respect for what the military does, what the men and women sacrifice for our country. We really appreciate everything they do.” The tour is designed to be a moment-filled trip, complete with high-energy shows and memorable base visits. For many service members the design was perfect, creating a moment they would never forget.

“It’s a fantastic experience and one I will remember for the rest of my life,” said Airman 1st Class Scott Braun, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician. “It was great to have American celebrities and stars bring us a slice of home to Germany. They are a fantastic group of people who seemed like they wanted and really enjoyed being here and talking to the military members.” Ramstein was the first stop for the group, and though they only got a small taste of the mission here, they will no doubt see the impact the armed forces makes around the world and the influence their visit will have on those serving away from home.


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Mark Your Calendar

MARCH 2015 Events » The Rheinland-Pfalz Library celebrates French Language Day March 20 allday in Bldg. 3810. There will be a demonstration of the Mango Language Program and French eats and treats. Free and open to all ages. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-867322. » The Rheinland-Pfalz Library celebrates Fairy Tales at the Library with fairy tales and magical creatures from noon to 3 p.m., March 28 at Landstuhl Library in Bldg. 3810. There will be crafts, food and a chance to create a magical photo to win a prize. Open to all ages. For details call 486-7322 or 06371-867322. » Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosts Eggstravaganza, an annual Easter egg hunt and celebration, April 4 at Pulaski Park. Gates open at 10 a.m., Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail arrive at 10:30 and the egg hunt begins at 11. The event is for children 12 and under. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or call 493-4215 or 0631-34064215. » April is Month of the Military Child. To celebrate the important role that military children play in the armed forces community, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and 86th Force Support Squadron present the Month of the Military Child Fest 10 a.m to 3 p.m., April 25 at Pulaski Park. Welcome ceremony begins 11 a.m. Activities include bouncy castles, face painting, live entertainment, food and more. This free event is for all ages. For more information visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or www.86fss.com. » A Mother’s Day Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 27 and 30 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Heaton Hall. A variety of exquisite European gifts can be purchased. All prices are in U.S. dollars. Cash, check and debit are accepted. Open to ID cardholders only. For details call 493-4146/4642 or 0631-3406-4146/4642.

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. » Kindertransport: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. » Moon Over Buffalo: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. May 29 and 30 and June 5, 6, 12 and 13, and 3 p.m. June 7 and 14. » Young Frankenstein: Show dates are at 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, and 3 p.m. April 12 and 19. This production is recommended for mature audiences. » 2015 IMCOM-E Army Entertainment Tournament of Plays Awards Show: 6 p.m. April 25 at Armstrong’s Club. Reservations are only available through the community entertainment director. Cost is $25 per person. Advanced reservations and payment are required.

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 Competition: Competition rounds take place from 8 to 11 p.m. March 20 and 26. Each week, two winners will receive $50 and a pass to the finals for a chance to win a $300 cash prize. The finale will be held at 8 p.m. March 27. Registration for competition rounds will be done on site. Arrive early;

space is limited. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern. armymwr.com. » Luck of the Irish St. Patrick’s Day party: 9 p.m. today. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day specials, music and prizes. » Easter Brunch: Reservations required by March 27. Tickets cost $19.95 for adults, $9.95 for children 5 to 16 years old and free for children under 4. Tickets may be purchased at any Java Cafe in the KMC. Crafts and photos with the Easter bunny. For details, call 0631-354-9986 or visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » 2015 Installation Management Command-Europe Topper Awards Ceremony: April 25. No-host bar, 5 to 6 p.m.; awards show, 6 p.m.; Cake cutting and coffee, 9 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Advanced payment and reservations required by April 10. To RSVP or for more information, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Industry Night Mondays: 5 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This night for service industry employees features raffles, cocktails and music. » 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: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Fab Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday. Karaoke will be held two Fridays of the month, and the other two Fridays will be a club party with a DJ. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Swag Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday. » Sunday Sports: 2 to 11 p.m. every Sunday. Enjoy live sports playing on all TV screens. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Kazabra Club Events Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 4897261 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. » Crazy Cash Bingo: Sunday, doors open at 1 p.m., games begin at 3. Over $10,000 is waiting to be won. » Easter Bingo: April 5, doors open at 1 p.m., games begin at 3. Enjoy free appetizers and Easter giveaways. Over $10,000 is waiting to be won. » Urban Nights: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. » 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. » Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs, and take part in fun sports trivia.

Jobs » A USA Jobs Workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to noon today and March 27 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands on instruction and assistance from our training Employment Readiness expert. For more information or to RSVP, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » A private sector resume writing class takes place 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Looking for a job in the private sector and don’t know where to start? Take this class designed to help you in your career search.

For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-34064203. » Job Openings at CYS Services. Apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill & Target Level), CY-01/02. Positions available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program Assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

Support Groups » The Couples Support Group takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month until April 22 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. Are you new to the KMC area and want to meet other new couples? Here is an opportunity to discuss the challenges and seek solutions to living in Europe. For details or to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Newborn Network meets every Thursday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Socialize and meet other moms with newborns and infants at Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Bldg. 273. Discuss ages and stages, community resources and other parenting related topics. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Meetings » Join the New Parent Support Program and other community counterparts for information about pregnancy and newborns at the next Expectant Parent Orientation from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl’s Wilson Barracks. For details, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-34064659.

Classes and Training » Couples Communication is a special “lunch date,” two-part series course. Bring your lunch and explore various paths to better communication, effective listening and understanding. Class meets Tuesday and March 24 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Pulaski Barracks in Bldg. 2917. For more information or to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Smooth Move is a class for those PCSing or leaving the service and need a smooth transition. Class meets 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Barracks in Bldg. 2891. For more details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Dads 101: A Crash Course for New and Expecting Dads, taught by an experienced father, takes place Thursday, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mom/Baby Unit (7D, second floor), at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Topics include preparing for fatherhood, surviving the first few weeks, ways to keep your baby safe and more. This class is held every third Thursday of the month. For more details, call 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Baumholder Events » Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Bangers and Mash Party, starting at 6 p.m. March 21 at Baumholder’s Tavern on the Rock, Bldg. 8085 on Smith Barracks. A traditional Irish pub grub, Bangers and mash, (mashed potatoes and sausage), will be available for purchase. Karaoke starts at 9 p.m., and drink specials will also be available. Find one of the leprechaun’s golden coins and receive a free non-alcoholic drink. Don’t forget to wear green! For more information, call 485-6533 or 06783-66533.


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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS — Boots to Business: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS — Boots to Business: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Managing Your Money: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Extreme Couponing Military Style: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Saving on the German Economy: noon to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Spouse employment: noon to 2 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Bundles for Babies: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » Transition GPS - Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Single Parent Support Group: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC March 20 » Transition GPS - Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Parenting skills - Responding to toddlers who bite and hit: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

For details and to register for KMC youth instructional classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes,” or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 06371-47-6444 or Vogelweh Youth Programs at 0631-536-6504. Most of these classes run through May 2015.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292. MONDAY » Healthy Eating: 10 to 11:30 a.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. TUESDAY

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» BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m. THURSDAY » Tobacco Cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. MARCH 20 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Orientation is from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and more. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 0637146-2098. » 4 GREAT DATES: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, and March 20 and 27. Join your spouse for a lunch date. Over four sessions we will focus on communication, building intimacy, the five love languages and how to work through conflict. Whether you’re newly married or 15 years in, this training, based on the principles of the PREP program, can help to keep your marriage strong. Feel free to bring a lunch. » PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and March 25. Parenting is not an easy job. Even the most seasoned parent goes through times of challenges in knowing how to manage behaviors and handle concerns about their children. In this training, interact with other parents who share the goal of growing parenting knowledge and skills. The principles of love and logic for effective, loving parenting will be discussed. Feel free to bring a lunch.

Medical Group

» SELF-INITIATED CARE KIT, twice a month. Call 4792273 (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. For more information or to register online, visit www.tricareonline.com.

ASACS

» Adolescent Support and Counseling Service is a comprehensive program that provides prevention education and counseling services to 11- to 19-year-old ID cardholders in the military community. Their mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and mili-

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tary families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers life skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. ASACS participates in supportive activities related to military life transitions and provides 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 from 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

» Military family life consultants are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues, including relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psychoeducational presentations focus on issues common to the military family, including reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233, 0152-02663352, 017669333243 or 0151-5674 8179.

SARC

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The following events are scheduled to take place: » April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sexual Assault Awareness Month info booth SHARP/SAPR partnership at Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court » April 1, 2 to 3 p.m., SAPR radio spot » April 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sexual Assault Awareness Month info booth SHARP/SAPR partnership at Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court » April 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Donnelly Park, CLEAR Challenge. Event is open to all ID card holders. Multiple teams per squadron/unit are acceptable. Email 86wsa. cvk.2015clearchallenge@us.af.mil to obtain registration forms. All registration forms must be turned in by April 14. » April 25, 5K SHARP/SAPR SAAM Superman Run, Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. For details, contact Sgt. 1st Class David Stegman at 480-6580. To reach the Sexual Assault Response Coordination office, call 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272.


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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: • “Bolero,” a ballet by Stefano Gianetti with music by Maurice Ravel, 7:30 p.m. today and April 2. • “Irrelohe,” an opera by Franz Schreker, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 and April 18. • Fourth chamber concert features works by Beethoven, Verdi, Igudesmann and Krommer, 11 a.m. Sunday. • “Pariser Leben,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. March 20 and April 17. • “Yellow Line,” a comedy in German, 7:30 p.m. March 21, 25 and 28, April 14, and 6 p.m. April 26. • Second family concert presents Richard Strauss, 4 p.m. March 22. • “Der Vorname,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. March 24. • “Floh im Ohr,” a comedy by Georges Feydeau, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 27. • “Die letzten Tage der Menschheit,” a tragedy by Karl Kraus, 6 p.m. March 29 and 3 p.m. April 12. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Die Apokalyptischen Reiter perform metal, folk, rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €27. • The Swedish rock band The Durango Riot presents hard rock and power pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €17. • The British band The Brew performs rock blues, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €20. • Party: I love ‘90s — 90s music nonstop, 11 p.m. March 21 and April 4. Tickets cost €5. • Manfred Mann’s Earthband presents rock, 8 p.m. March 25. Tickets cost €31. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics

presents works by Antonín Dvorák and Johannes Brahms, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17 to €25. • Bavarian Chamber Philharmonics presents works by Mozart and Jommelli, 5 p.m. March 22. Tickets cost €14 to €24. For tickets or for more information, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The band Black Night, known as Deep Purple tribute band, performs 8 p.m. March 20. Tickets cost €7.50. For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • “Knights Meal,” imperial knight Reinhard and juggler Martinus entertain the audience in German, while eating a medieval dinner of several courses, 7:30 p.m. March 20. Cost is €49. • Villa Musica: Pianist José Gallardo and violinist Friedemann Eichhorn present works by Beethoven, 5 p.m. March 22. Tickets cost €12. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • Flairck presents a world music concert, 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. • “I am from Austria,” the great-

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Italia, Amore mio Otto Dill’s painting Palermo, 1924, is one of several paintings and images of Italy created by German artists at the Museum Pfalzgalerie in Kaiserslautern. The exhibition “Italia — Amore mio,” is open through May 25. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. For details, visit www.mpk.de.

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Goodbye winter Forst, along the German Wine Street, holds its annual summer day parade with Hanselfingerhut play at 2 p.m. Sunday. The play presents the fight between winter and summer— summer wins. All performers keep walking through the streets and re-perform the play twice before they burn winter on the festgrounds. The wine-growing community of Forst is located between Bad Dürkheim and Deidesheim. For details, visit www.forstweinstrasse.de.

est hits of 50 years of Austrian pop sound, 7:30 p.m. April 10. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. Otterberg, Abbey Church: • Church concert features Baroque music, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Inger-Celis-Ekman,” three ballet performances by 16 dancers, 7:30 p.m. today and Wednesday. • Piccolo Teatro Milano presents, “Le Voci di Dentro,” in Italian, 7:30 p.m. March 21. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Otello,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7 p.m. today. • “2 Gents,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day based on William Shakespeare’s novel (Two gentlemen of Verona), 4 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. March 21. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Ghost — The Musical,” based on the Oscar-winning movie, through March 29. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous

• Kaiserslautern, center, “Lautern bursts into bloom,” 10 a.m. Saturday, and stores open 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday

(see article on Page 18). • Kaiserslautern, Stiftsplatz, German-Dutch cloth market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. • Kaiserslautern, Mehrgenerationenhaus, Kennelstrasse 7, Swing Dance Tea with jazz music from the 1920s to 1950s, dancing instructions, coffee and cake, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Donations of €3 are welcome. For more information, visit www.lautern-swingt.de. • Mehlbach, Glockenturm (bell tower), torch walk and burning of winter (Christmas trees), 7 p.m. today. Voluntary firefighters serve winter goulash and beverages. • Neuleiningen (near Hettenleidelheim; exit Wattenheim on A6), burning of winter after parade, 2 p.m. Sunday. • Historical Museum of the Palatinate in Speyer, “Titanic — The exhibition: Real Discoveries, True Fates,” through June 28. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more details visit www.titanic-dieausstellung.de.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, festgrounds near BMW dealer, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 21. • Grünstadt, Kaufland, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. • Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.


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KMC Eagles soar together, build camaraderie Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Banding together, forging lasting bonds and rising up to face adversity head-on are concepts often related to the armed forces, but these connections are not limited to the battlefield - at least not the traditional ones. The KMC Eagles formed such a bond in a hockey rink, and it spread to other aspects of their lives. “All cliches aside, we play to have fun,” said Staff Sgt. Adam Sacchetti, 86th Security Forces Squadron unit fitness program manager and KMC Eagles coach. “This is a team that’s like a family. Airmen come and go, but the players make the most of what we have by not only playing the sport we all love, but also volunteering and helping within the community.” For many players on the team, putting on the jersey and giving everything to back up fellow teammates on the ice is only half the job. “The best time to be an Eagle is when we are out in the community doing various events,” said Staff Sgt. Brandyn Shelly, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron unit material control purchasing agent and player for the team. “We have an opportunity to know the real person under the jersey and a chance to make a difference in their lives. It brings us together as a family. “The Eagles come out in full force to events around the community,” Shelly continued. “We participate in events from 5Ks to cooking for wounded warriors to raising money for charities around the KMC. The Eagles family will be there and do anything we can to help others.”

Knowing that time can be a limitation for some members who may only be in the area for a season or two, the players do what they can to keep morale high and provide an environment that allows the team to feel like equals. “Rank doesn’t apply here,” Sacchetti said. “I’m not a staff sergeant; I’m just Adam, or ‘Boston’ as some may say. We have junior enlisted to colonels, retirees, dependents and spouses alike. When it comes to the ice, you suit up and you are a fellow Eagle.” A close-knit team can provide rewards on the ice as much as it can for the member’s personal lives. The Eagles faced off against teams from all across Europe in the Armed Forces Alpine Classic Hockey Tournament Feb. 12 to 14 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and ultimately won, becoming the 23rd annual AFAC Division 1 Champions. “It’s the most coveted trophy to win here,” Sacchetti said. “You have real bragging rights, because the winner is known as the best armed forces team in Europe. It says a lot about our team, but it also says a lot about the KMC. As those final 10 seconds ticked off the clock and we won the championship 4-2, it defined the result of our hard work. I feel it reflects exactly how the people on our team show their willingness to go further than they think they can for one another we play for each other on this team.” The Eagles’ dedication to one another does not end with current members of the team. Airman 1st Class Zachary Cuddeback, a team member killed by a gunman at Frankfurt Airport March 2, 2011, is still remembered and honored today. “No one currently on the Eagles

Color Me Green 5K fun run/walk

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Color Me Green 5K fun run/walk March 21. The 5K begins at the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720. Registration takes place from 8 to 9:30 a.m., a safety briefing will be held at 9:45 a.m., and start time is at 10 a.m. The 5K is open to ID cardholders of all ages. Pets are welcome on a leash. The course is stroller friendly, but not suitable for roller blades. Cost is $5. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 adults to register on the day of the event. Show your support and wear the color green and be eligible for drawings to win prizes. details, call 493-2086 or 0631-3406-2086.

German-American Friendship 5K

The German-American Friendship 5K Run Walk takes place from 8 a.m. to noon April 11 at the Gelterswoog lake, Gelterswoog 20, 67661. Bring your

A player from the KMC Eagles 1 hockey team faces off against an opposing player during a game Feb. 25 in Viernheim, Germany. The Eagles 1 were named the 23rd annual Armed Forces Alpine Classic Division I Champions during a tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

1 team now has played with Airman Cuddeback, but remembering him is something that is carried on from year to year,” Sacchetti said. “He is never forgotten. We maintain a saying that once an Eagle always an Eagle, and Cudde (his nickname) will always be one of us.” The team has found many different avenues to show respect to their fallen teammate. Cuddeback’s jersey, No. 16, has been retired and hangs in his squadron, the 86th VRS. The Eagles organization also created the Cuddeback Cup, which is an annual hockey tournament hosted by the KMC Eagles. “We invite up to 14 teams from all over Germany to participate in this competition in honor of Cuddeback,” Sacchetti said. “Fortunately, in the two times this tournament has occurred thus far, we are the two-time defending champs.” As another way to show respect, more than 20 members of the Eagles

family, friends, neighbors and pets to this free event, and celebrate a day of camaraderie. Participation medals will be given to the first 500 people. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Sexual assault 5K run/walk

The Army and Air Force hosts a Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K Run/Walk April 25 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center in Bldg. 2117. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9. Registration is free for all participants. The first 100 registries receive a free T-shirt. For details, call 480-0294 or 06371-47-0294.

Hiking marathon/trail

The Otterbach-Otterberg union community sponsors its first Hinkelstein hiking marathon/trail March 22 from Abbey Church in Otterberg.

and their families, along with other members of the community, participated in the fourth annual A1C Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5K run, held Feb. 28 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. “It honors Airman Cuddeback by remembering all the good he did and all the lives that he impacted,” Shelly said. “Cuddeback had an impact on everyone at the 5K, even if they did not meet him personally. It hits the Eagles especially hard because he played for the Eagles and was a part of our hockey family. Participating in the memorial run is just one of the ways that we can remember him and his time with the KMC Eagles.” Though the Eagles 1 team may be constantly changing members, the feelings of camaraderie and fellowship continue to be passed along as the next players come in, teaching the next generation to give 100 percent to the team, the community and the Air Force.

Participants can join the hiking marathon starting at 7:30 a.m. The marathon begins at 8 a.m and the trail begins at 9. For details and to pre-egister, visit www.hinsteinweg.de. Starting fee is €17 and includes a finisher shirt, food and beverages. Hikers and runners can still join the day of the event. For details, call 06301-31504.

Youth sports coaches needed

KMC Youth Sports has volunteer opportunities for this coming baseball/softball season. Anybody interested in coaching youth sports, call Ramstein Youth Sports Department at 480-5660 or 06371-47-5660, or call Vogelweh Youth Sports Department at 489-7810 or 06371-536-7810. Practices begin the week of March 30. The season runs from April 18 to June 13. (For more Sports Shorts, visit the KA online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com).


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House for rent Schwedelbach, 3miles to airbase, 180sqm, 4BR, liv/dinrm, 2baths, new kitchen, garage. €1230+util. Phone: 06304919272 House in 66904 Brücken, Grubenstr. 27, avail March 2. 10miles to RAB. Freest house, 1500qm fenced yard, 3-4 car prks in front of the house: 1st. floor: 2BR, 1bath w/ WC, shower and tub, 1guest WC, 1BIK, dining rm, livingrm, TV-room, sun-room with fireplace, balcony. 2nd floor: 3BR, 1studio, sauna, 1bath w/ WC, shower and tub, balcony.(multipurpose:Office, storage, bedrooms etc. Basement: laundry, storage, pantry kitchen, 1bath with WC, shower, 1WC, fitnessroom, 3rooms, all rooms in the basement w/ windows (south) and heating. Tel.: 06386-6577 House in Dittweiler 190sqm 4 BR 3 bathrm BIK w/dshwsher pantry liv/din rm w/open fireplace terrace balcony dbl garage big yard basem. laundry family rm 20min to RAB €1400+utl 06372-619389 or 0157-34429445 House in Matzenbach, close to Ramstein, avail. now, 180sqm, livrm, rm w/open firepl, 4bedrm, kitchen, 2baths+WC, extra rm, 30sqm balcony, terrace w/ open area and trees, €1120+util, 063811210 or 0177-3777240 House in Queidersbach, 240 sqm, bik, liv/dinrm, 5BR, 3baths, storage rm, entry hall, laundry rm, 2 car parks, no pets. Avail now, €1400 + utl. 06371-2662, 01755163170, 06375-809997, 01511475884 House in Weilerbach 200sqm 4BR 3 baths fireplace wood floors big BIK w/din corner garage carpk €1350+utl 06374-993507 or 01717593638 or 015255638576

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LOCATION: Overseas Headquarters Kaiserslautern REPORTS TO: Overseas Network Systems Manager JOB DESCRIPTION: Candidate will be responsible for operation, configuration and For more job installation of Service Credit Union’s computer and network-related openings visit systems at Overseas Headquarters and Branch Offices. Individual servicecu.org responsibilities include, but are not limited to; computer systems, network devices, telecommunications and related equipment, Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs), software installation, help desk EQUAL duties, installing, configuring, and administering computer software OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and hardware, both commercial and proprietary. REQUIREMENTS: Join Our Winning • Familiarity with LAN/WAN computer systems networks Team Today! • In-depth knowledge of Windows 7, Server 2008/2012 & AD required • Ability to work independently and troubleshoot to resolve user Military Veterans and systematic issues Encouraged to • Travel to deploy or upgrade hardware or software, new ATMs Apply installations, and train branch staff • Must be available to be on-call on a rotating basis for any computer related ATM or mechanical problems (cell phone) • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent such as MCSE or CCNA certifications • Proficiency in the German language is desired AVAILABLE: Immediately Wes Loomis - Overseas Network Systems Manager Overseas Headquarters Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2934 67661 Kaiserslautern, Germany Tel: +49(0)631-351-20210 • Email: wloomis@servicecu.org

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March 13, 2015

Dr. Willenbacher • Frömmel

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Ahntech Inc. is looking for Radar Operations and Maintenance Technicians in Pirmasens Germany. Radar background desired, but those with strong mechanical, electrical, and/or electronics background should apply. Position requires US Citizen with ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance and a German Driver's License. Send resumes to: bkester@ahn tech.com

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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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Administrative Assistant

Why is the Administrative Assistant a position that matters? The Administrative Assistant will provide day-to-day administrative support to the Area Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE THE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT? • You need to be highly organized and flexible to adapt to urgent demands. • You need to be an outstanding team contributor and able to regularly multi-task. • You need to be proactive and ready to provide support with only a moment’s notice. • Like any USO employee, you need to demonstrate integrity and trust; respect and appreciation of colleagues; a drive for results; and focus on the USO customer experience

KEY PRIORITIES INCLUDE: • • • • • • • • •

Review and track the Area Director’s daily schedule and receive phone calls, e-mails, and visitors. Receive and sort mail. Generate letters, correspondence, and certificates.   Schedule meetings and prepare and distribute meeting minutes. Prepare and submit various monthly reports including financial and statistical reports. Prepare HR-related paperwork for employees and assist in HR-related matters. Manage the maintenance and utilization of leased assets such as copying machines and telephones. Order, receive, distribute, and inventory gift shop items and theme park tickets. Assist employees with utilization of software programs for timesheets, USO classes, and performance reviews. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, and military and civilian leaders in the community. Serves as Building Coordinator for the Garrison. • Represent the USO at community events such as information fairs and community support events. • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • • • • •

Must be a strong advocate of the USO’s mission to lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families. High School diploma required; some college preferred. Must possess a valid USAREUR driver’s license and be able to drive a fleet vehicle. Must be able to lift, hold, and carry heavy boxes weighing up to 30 pounds. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communications as well as knowledge of various software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

DETAILS • This position is located in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Preference will be given to local candidates within com muting distance to the location. • Relocation assistance is not provided for this position. Apply online at www.uso.org/careers/ and click on “View our current Job Openings”

Are you an experienced Sales Professional searching for a new and rewarding challenge in Europe? We are looking for experienced Sales Consultants to represent the new Lexus US Military Sales Program in both established and soon-to-be launched new sales facilities in Germany. Although experience representing a premium automobile brand would be advantageous, if you have previous sales experience and can provide a verifiable track-record of sales success, we’d like to meet you. Fluency in English, both verbal and written is a must! Please send your current C.V. in confidence to: personnel@pentagoncarsales.com

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What we offer: Employed status with salary Additional sales commission plan Additional “Spot” bonuses German taxes paid Paid annual leave German Health Care coverage

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Kaiserslautern American, Mar. 13, 2015  

The Kaiserslautern American is the local newspaper for the Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC), including Headquarters, U.S. Air Forces...

Kaiserslautern American, Mar. 13, 2015  

The Kaiserslautern American is the local newspaper for the Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC), including Headquarters, U.S. Air Forces...

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