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Volume 38, number 11

SECAF visits Ramstein, shares insight on way ahead by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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or her first stop during her first overseas trip, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James toured Ramstein and spoke with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen Monday. The purpose of the trip for the 23rd secretary of the Air Force was to give her a chance to learn more about USAFEAFAFRICA’s role in the region, meet Airmen in their work stations and better understand Ramstein’s many mission capabilities through face-to-face interactions.

Her visit consisted of a command mission brief, one-on-one discussions during lunch with Airmen, facility tours, a meeting with Ramstein sexual assault response coordinators, and C-17 Globemaster III and C-130J Super Hercules aeromedical evacuation static displays. She finished up with an Airmen’s call open to all Ramstein personnel. During the Airmen’s call, James spoke about her top three priorities, challenges the Air Force is facing and the way ahead for the force. She explained her three priorities were taking care

Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daylena S. Ricks

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James shares her top three priorities, Air Force challenges and the way ahead at an Airmen’s call Monday on Ramstein.

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TAP: providing outreach, resources

NEWS

Air Force Instruction 1-1, 1.6.1.1. You salute the president, vice president, secretary of defense, service secretaries, all superior commissioned and warrant officers, all Medal of Honor recipients, and superior officers of friendly foreign nations.

ANSBACH, Germany — After two-and-a-half months of rigorous training led by Soldiers from the 131st Military Working Dog Detachment, two former tactical dogs achieved patrol dog certification, a task accomplished by fewer than 10 dog teams in the entire Department of the Army. Pfc. Jacob Yeager, Pfc. Nicholas Milano and their dogs completed Patrol Explosive Detector Dog certification in less than 40 days — this after the dogs were initially trained as Tactical Explosive Detector Dogs. “Both of these dogs have done two to three deployments as a TEDD and were able to transition back into the garrison lifestyle and are still capable of learning new training techniques and becoming proficient,” Milano said. Military working dogs Anuska and Leo were acquired from a TEDD program in the U.S. and then certified well See MWD, Page 3

FEATURES

Tip of the Week

by Staff Sgt. Christina Turnipseed 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

16th SB trains allied soldiers in Poland, Page 6

FEATURES

need to succeed as a civilian.” With the resumption of all force management programs March 15 throughout the Air A key transition assistance Force, Airmen need to prepare official visited Ramstein to disthemselves for a possible change cuss force management and in lifestyle. inform Airmen on outreach To support this change, the resources and assistance proTAP is available to help Airmen grams allowing for a smooth with transitioning from the transition back in to the civilian active-duty Air Force to civilworld. ian life. Dr. Susan Kelly, Transition to Dr. Susan S. Kelly, Transition Veterans Program Office director, The program has been redeto Veterans Program Office direc- and Lt. Col. Keithen Washington, signed so Airmen have enough tor, visited the base to assess 86th Force Support Squadron time to manage their personal and provide feedback for the commander, visit with education situations as well as meet new center representatives Monday. Transition Assistance Program. career readiness standards to pre“The most important focus is to get the word pare for the future. out,” Kelly said. “We want people to know their “You have to be ready,” Kelly said. “The options during this process, and we want them to use this opportunity to gain the knowledge they See TRANSITION, Page 3 Story and photos by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

MWDs receive certification

Airmen destroy BLAC ICE, Page 7

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Watch nutrition like HAWC by 2nd Lt. Lindsey Leitz Nutrition program manager March is National Nutrition Month, which begs the question, “Where do you get your nutrition information?” Advice from family, friends and colleagues, coupled with the massive amount of information found on the Internet, leaves many people in a state of nutrition information overload. The challenge stems from the fact that everyone eats, so everyone has a familiarity with food. However, many people do not truly understand the science behind nutrition. Terms like “kilo calories,” “thermic effect of food” and “ketogenesis” cloud the issue further. Most of us have not had a nutrition lesson since middle school, yet we continue to turn to each other for advice. While this seems harmless, this improper nutrition counsel can have serious health implications. Would you have your car engine repaired by your dentist? This is essentially what you are doing when you get your nutrition information from someone other than a nutrition expert, or worse, your Facebook

feed. Not only does this get confusing, it can be dangerous. Where do you begin? The natural answer is to ask a nutrition professional. Ironically, one of the biggest foundational misunderstandings is many people do not know the difference between a registered dietitian and nutritionist. In fact, there is a world of difference between the two. A registered dietician meets the following criteria: • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition/dietetics • Completes a 1,200-hour accredited, supervised internship • Passes a national registration exam • Completes continuing professional educational requirements every five years to stay current in the field A nutritionist, on the other hand, is not a standardized position and the term is not regulated. While a nutritionist might have a Ph.D. in nutrition and have been an expert in the field for decades, it is also possible that they hold no credential other than their interest. It is wise to verify their background.

If you do not have a nutrition professional in your area, the Internet is always within reach. This should be approached with caution. Publishing an all-inclusive list is not practical. However, below are a few reliable, dietitian approved websites to get you started: • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, www. eatright.org • Choose My Plate, www.choosemyplate.gov • American Heart Association, www.heart.org • American Diabetes Association, www. diabetes.org • Human Performance Research Center, www. hprc-online.org When it comes to eating and nutrition, what comes easy to one person, does not to another. What is right for one person could be wrong for another. What is safe for one person can be downright dangerous for another. The next time you hear someone giving nutrition advice, think twice about heeding it until you have verified with a reliable, evidenced-based source. Contact the Ramstein Health and Wellness Center for your nutrition, fitness and wellness needs at 480-4292.

Women in service are ‘The Mighty’ COMMENTARY

by Senior Master Sgt. Amber Mitchell Kisling NCO Academy commandant One of my favorite movies is called “The Mighty.” It’s about an awkward boy with learning disabilities and an unmistakably large stature and his friend who is riddled with birth defects, plaguing his ability to stand and even walk on his own. The two rely heavily on each other to fill in their personality and learning gaps. They share their strengths so together they can be stronger. Maybe you have a friend like that, too. When I think of Women’s History Month, I can’t help but think of “The Mighty.” Looking back at history and all of the people who carried others on their shoulders to

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help fill in the gaps, I am amazed at all of those mighty women who had the courage to do the things most of us only dream about. Those mighty women dedicated their lives to a cause and shaped the future. Those mighty women were committed to being better tomorrow than they were yesterday. Who’s shoulders did they stand on when they needed the lift? Look around you and you’ll see. We are each given encouragement, support and strength from those around us. Not just women, but men, children, mentors, parents, teammates, bosses and subordinates. When I look to the stars at night, I stand on Sally Ride’s shoulders. She was the first American female astronaut to go into space. When I stare into the clouds, I stand on Amelia Earhart’s shoul-

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ders. She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to fly over both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. When I think about women serving their nation, I stand on Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught’s shoulders. She was the first woman to deploy with an Air Force bomber wing and sponsored the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington. When I think about having the courage to change things, I stand on President Harry S.Truman’s shoulders. He signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948. That law opened the services up to women as permanent, regular members. When I think about battling the norm, I think about our international partners who send their

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NCOs to Kisling NCO Academy to develop their leadership skills. Kisling’s first international student was a female NCO from Romania, Plutonier Diana-Cristina Mireuta. She set the stage for many other nations to follow suit and created a thirst for enlisted education the U.S. Air Force provides like no other and shows the importance of diversity in military forces around the world. When I think about creating the tipping point of change, I think about the women in the KMC’s Let’s Connect group. They are making a difference in me and countless other women in our community and across the Air Force by donating their time and sharing their experiences freely with others, no See THE MIGHTY, next page

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of people, balancing today’s readiness with tomorrow’s modernization and making every dollar count. “To me, taking care of people means we need to continue to recruit the right people. We need to retain the right people and shape the force by having the right people in the right ranks and specialties,” James said. “We also need to be able to grow and train leaders while encouraging diversity of thought.” James also said that by invigorating the discussion of the Air Force core values, Airmen can ensure they are taking care of each other by

having dignity and respect for all. Explaining her second and third priorities, she said since the period of sequestration, activities surrounding our readiness, like flying hours and TDYs for professional development, have slipped. “Readiness needs to be brought back up to a more reasonable level, but we still need to ensure we are adding value to every tax dollar,” she said. Some of the challenges James discussed included the continuous budget constraints and the delicate, yet complex solutions Airmen will be faced with throughout the next few years.

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strings attached. They are servant leaders committed to leaving a legacy and positively impacting women. Ordinary people do extraordinary things, pushing us further beyond any measure of our imagination and stretching our minds to be better, bigger and mighty. Women continue to build our story, the saga of a dream, the legacy of character, courage and commitment. “The Mighty” closes with this: “When someone so great once was, then someone so great will always be.” This is true with the legacy you build, the dreams you share, the shoulders you lend. It is enduring. Don’t just celebrate women’s history for one month. Celebrate the mighty every day, because they’re changing your future and so are you. Lift someone up on your shoulders so you can pay it forward to those who will come tomorrow and the days that follow.

In order to sustain readiness and build technological superiority, James said the Air Force is reducing manpower and force structure, retiring outdated aircraft, such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II, the U-2 Dragon Lady and the MQ-1 Predator, as well as slowing the growth of military pay. “We need to invest the money we save from these reductions and use it for nearterm readiness,” she said. “We will be using these savings to invest in flying hours, training and modernization platforms like the (long range strike) bomber and space programs. “We will also be force shaping to create a smaller Air Force,” James continued. “We

Page 3 hope to have as many people as possible separate voluntary, but we will be involuntary separating Airmen if needed. We project there will be two boards throughout the next 15 months or so, and if someone goes through the first board, they will not have to go through a second time.” The last subject James elaborated on was the reduction of compensation. “The proposal going forward in fiscal year 2015 will slow the growth in military compensation,” she said. “Instead of a 2 percent pay raise, there will be a 1 percent, so the pay still goes up, just not as much.” The secretary also asked

Airmen to ensure they are constantly reviewing and updating their records, communicating with their supervisors and seeking information from their leaders as things continue to change. Airmen should also be prepared for their future, wherever it may take them. James has 30 years of senior homeland and national security experience in the federal government and the private sector. Prior to her current position, she served as president of Science Applications International Corporation’s Technical and Engineering Sector, where she was responsible for 8,700 employees and more than $2 billion in revenue.

right now not knowing if they will be retained and the added pressure of their change is coming fast, so leadership or co-workers you have to put pieces in looking down on them, they place for your next career don’t want to be part of the move.” program,” Kelly said. “We Kelly’s visit helped to have to put them in the right assess Ramstein’s program mindset that this program is and ensure its effectiveness here to help them. We all are by checking the progress of Airmen who attended the Dr. Susan Kelly, Transition to Veterans Program Office director, here for the benefit of the visits with Airmen to discuss the pros and cons of the Transition Airmen.” TAP classes. With the amount of peo“The (TAP) program has Assistance Program. made people more confident and from their training to a civilian work ple making their way out of the more prepared for their separation, force,” Kelly said. “Leadership, team Air Force to the civilian world, it is not only for themselves but for their building, organization, decision mak- important for Airmen to start deterfamilies as well,” Kelly said. “They ing and problem solving are all valu- mining the next step in their lives. “Get started now,” Kelly said. know they can continue to provide able skills that are taken for granted for their families and live comfort- and can be utilized effectively out- “There is tons of information and resources to help Airmen build a ably without the military behind side the military.” them thanks to the support they are Kelly said one of the main issues plan. They just have to take it stepgiven through the program.” Airmen have is they assume atten- by-step and use what they’ve learned TAP also gives Airmen the chance dance in the program will reflect to get ahead by having an exit stratto learn how to transition the skills negatively on their careers. The fact egy.” For more information regardlearned in their respective specialties is members can attend the TAP up to a year before retirement or separa- ing TAP, call the Ramstein Airman to civilian job opportunities. & Family Readiness Center at “We teach them how to reapply tion. “With the anxiety Airmen have 480-5100. the technical skills they’ve learned transition, from Page 1

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under the 60 days allotted for the Army’s PEDD program. As appreciation for their success, both dog handlers will be attending the 2014 Police and Military Working Dog Conference and Vendor Show in Nashville, Tenn. “Our program manager awarded us with the opportunity to attend this conference because of the work and time we put into training these dogs,” Milano said. The future for these high performing K-9s is already mapped out by their caretakers. “Anuska is currently working with Private 1st Class Yeager and will be attending a certification as a team in March,” Milano said. “Leo is working with another handler and will be attending the same certification in March as a team.” Both Yeager and Milano said they were grateful to be part of record-breaking dog teams. “This was a great experience for me,” Milano said. “We were able to do something that not many handlers get the opportunity to do.”

Photo by Staff Sgt. Christina J. Turnipseed

Pfc. Jacob Yeager (left) and Pfc. Nicholas Milano, 131st Military Working Dog Detachment, conduct a bite demonstration with Leo, a military working dog, Feb. 12 in Ansbach, Germany.


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March 21, 2014 Kaiserslautern. 6:55 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Ramstein. 8:32 a.m.: Child abuse was reported on Vogelweh. 9 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Kaiserslautern.

MARCH 15 MARCH 11

9:05 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:26 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Steinalben. 1:30 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and failure to report an accident were reported in Ohringen.

MARCH 12

12:10 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kollweiler. 8:29 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:08 a.m.: Child abuse was reported on Kleber Kaserne.

2:58 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Stuttgart.

MARCH 13

8:32 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 11:27 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern. 7:07 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

MARCH 14

1:48 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Landstuhl. 3:37 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in

Closures

The KMC Housing offices and the Furnishings Management Office will close at 11:30 a.m. March 28 for an office function.

SMSgt promotion social

The KMC Top 3 will sponsor a Senior Master Sergeant Promotion Release Social from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Family, friends, co-workers, supervisors and leadership are invited. For details, call Senior Master Sgt. Edward Jones at 480-6333.

Take Note

LRMC open house

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center hosts an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the LRMC TBI Rehab Clinic (in Bldg. 3737, located near the fire station, across the street from the MTD and USO Warrior Center). The open house will include tours of the building and discussions about therapies offered.

German case workers at Kleber

The Kaiserslautern Youth Welfare Office will be at Kleber Kaserne from 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 3 to answer questions about paternity and child support, as well as custody and visitation rights. Case workers will be in the Legal Service Center, Bldg. 3210, Room 117. To schedule an appointment, contact Stefanie Huettenberger at 0631-365-2709 or stefanie.huettenberger@ kaiserslautern.de; Kerstin Siegler at 0631-3652671 or Kerstin.siegler@kaiserslautern.de; Reiner Schirra at 0631-365-2645 or reiner. schirra@kaiserslautern.de; or Amanda Martins Goncalves at 0631-411-8859 or Amanda.

5:35 a.m.: A major traffic accident and drunken driving were reported in Kaiserslautern. 9:22 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Landstuhl. 7 p.m.: A domestic assault was reported in Mehlingen.

MARCH 16

5:01 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 5:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Cologne.

MARCH 17

2:48 p.m.: Failure to obey a regulation or order was reported on Ramstein.

martinsgoncalves.LN@mail.mil. Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduled appointments take priority.

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month under the motto, “Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment.” Weekly library displays and story time will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ramstein Library, and 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Vogelweh Library. A Women’s History Month luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. For details, call 480-9472 or 06371-47-9472.

LRMC surveyors

To contact the Joint Commission survey team evaluating Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Monday to March 28, visit their website at www.jointcommission.org/about/contactus. aspx. An article in the March 14 edition of the Kaiserslautern American incorrectly stated the team would be meeting with members of the local community.

Estate claims

Anyone having claims for or against the estate of Spc. Andrew Dwayne Kilpatrick, 181st Signal Company, should contact the summary court officer, Capt. Joseph Raymond Schultz, at 01622-97-4737.

Europe-wide emergency number

The emergency number 112 is valid throughout Europe. It can be dialed free of

charge and without a prefix in every European country.

Dental volunteers

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assisting Volunteer Program April 14. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID card holders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. March 17 in the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted March 19 and 20. Notification of selection will be announced March 21. Participants will in-process March 24 to April 11. 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 Tech. Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Senior Airman Tiffany Bush at 478-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

In-service recruiter

Anybody who would like to transfer from active duty to the Air Force Reserve or Air Guard should contact one of Ramstein’s in-service recruiters, Master Sgt. Dominique Hogan (Reserve) at 480-3940, or Master Sgt. William Murray (Air Guard) at 480-9696. You can get information on the volunteer Palace Chase program and find out about the benefits you will receive, such as low cost health insurance and tuition assistance.


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435th CTS Airmen assist allies with fundamentals course ing capacity and their interoperability.” The 435th CRG has a special team assigned to coordinate these missions, called the air adviser branch. A Firefighter Fundamentals Course “As an air adviser, we help facilitate was held for a group of Lithuanian and these missions between our allies and Bosnian military members March 10 partners to enhance their capabilities,” through 14 at the 435th Construction and said Staff Sgt. Tracy Parks, 435th CRG Training Squadron. air adviser. The course consisted of hands-on simThe air adviser branch aims to keep ulations and classroom portions to learn these missions going throughout the year, about different fire rescue techniques. having as many as six missions in a “The majority of the curriculum has month. been crash fire rescue,” said Tech. Sgt. “It’s important to do things with other James Hickman, 435th Construction countries, because we might learn someand Training Squadron contingency and thing new about them that we weren’t rescue training NCOIC. “We have been sure of before,” Parks said. “It creates a adding several elements like command foundation and a bond going forward into and control of the scene, mitigation of the future.” types of emergencies they will see as Senior Airman Samuel Cagle, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, explains the Both countries’ representatives asked well as rope rescue and some medical different functions of their fire trucks to Lithuanian and Bosnian military members during a great deal of questions, were hands-on a tour of the fire house March 12. The tour was one of many stops the Lithuanians and and exchanged information to enhance training.” The day started in a classroom explain- Bosnians made during the weeklong Firefighters Fundamental Course. their own capabilities. ing any aircraft hazards, shut down procedures, tac- emy cadre in order to teach them firefighting funda“My favorite part is trading information and tics, aircraft set up and differences between cargo, mentals,” said Tech. Sgt. Brandon Williams, 435th finding out that we can relate to these countries fighter and rotary wing aircraft to the Lithuanians Contingency Response Group air adviser. “During thousands of miles away,” Hickman said. “In the and Bosnians. the course they are going to get a lot of hands-on firefighter and rescue world we do things similarly, “For this course we got members from Lithuania training with the simulators and learn tactics and and we essentially speak the same language, which and Bosnia together with our 435th CTS fire acad- procedures, which can help increase their firefight- helps get the mission done that much better.” Story and photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

16th SB trains allied soldiers in Poland Story and photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command OPOLE, Poland — It was a brisk morning at the Opole garrison where U.S. Soldiers stepped into a redbricked building and shook hands with Polish Land Forces officers saying, “Dzień Dobry,” meaning, “good morning,” in Polish. Three U.S. Army logisticians from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command visited the Polish Land Forces 10th Logistics Brigade, or BLog, to train Transport Support Movement Team soldiers on logistical operations Feb. 24 to 28. The 10th BLog will deploy under the NATO International Security Assistance Forces in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Their mission revolves around retrograde operations for Polish Land Forces military supplies. “We are a specific unit that has supported troops in Afghanistan, Chad, Mali, Iraq and Kosovo with all types of movement — air, rail, wheeled and sea transport. Our task in Afghanistan this time is to send equipment back to Poland,” said Polish Land Forces Lt. Col. Wojciech Grygbowski,

10th BLog TSMT commander. U.S. Army soldiers Chief Warrant Officer 3 Sulaimen Bah, supply system technician, Sgt. 1st Class Charles Odom, senior wheeled vehicle mechanic, and 1st Lt. Henry Chan conducted classes teaching the Polish troops cargo preparation techniques, mechanical inspections, hazardous material documentation, U.S. Customs inspections, and aerial and ground transportation operations. In general, the mission of retrograde operations is to displace logistical supplies to a secure location to reorganize and redistribute. Such operations have increased during the past two years of the Afghan war to recover and reorganize U.S. government property in the battlefield. The three American Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 and 2013 under the CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element. The Soldiers were executed retrograde operations in Afghanistan. “This is great cooperation and very important for us to maintain close cooperation with U.S. transport Soldiers,” Grzybowski said. “We need to broaden our knowledge in these operations. Our logistics operations are similar, but we have different procedures.” One of the American instructors who helped train Grzybowski’s unit

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles Odom from the 16th Sustainment Brigade conducts a class on vehicle shipment preparation and U.S. customs inspections to prepare soldiers from the Polish Land Forces 10th Logistics Brigade for their deployment to Afghanistan.

was Bah, who served as an accountable officer at a retrograde sort yard in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He operated a 90-person retro-sort facility that received, sorted and shipped U.S. government equipment recovered from the southern portion of Afghanistan. “It was successful training. (The Polish troops) will most likely save time on researching and planning for these operations,” Bah said. “This type of training will also cut down on any potential damage to our aircrafts and vehicles from improper (cargo preparation) techniques.”

Polish Land Forces Capt. Bartek Jasiulewicz, 10th BLog TSMT operations officer, is a transportation officer who has worked extensively with aerial cargo delivery and U.S. Air Force cargo standards. “It is important for us to develop these procedures together as well as we have a lot of current and future joint operations,” Jasiulewicz said. Both the 16th SB and the 10th BLog are planning future partnership training after the Polish Soldiers’ return from retrograde operations in Afghanistan.


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Airmen destroy BLAC ICE by Sara Pavich 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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he 435th Contingency Response Group recently joined security forces from Turkey, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany for a training course on tactical leadership. Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials — or BLAC ICE course — was conducted March 3 through March 13 on Ramstein and was designed to teach security forces members advanced tactics and shooting skills for use in the event of a base security breach. Trainees learned skills such as advanced tactics and shooting. The training also focused on leadership. In the final days of the course, trainees completed simulated missions intended to exercise all skills and tactics taught during the program. “The overarching goal is ... to teach (Airmen) tactical leadership,” said Tech. Sgt. Jared Norwood, 435th Security Forces Squadron Ground Combat Readiness Training Center instructor. “They need to know how to make a decision on the fly when the situation is stressful.” Security forces NCOs from bases across Europe attended the training. Tech. Sgt. Jarvis Thompson, 703rd Munitions Support Squadron NCOIC of police services on Volkel Air Base in the Netherlands, was selected by his leaders to participate in the course. Thompson said the training encompassed all aspects of a security breach situation and introduced new and useful skills. “As cops, we usually train until the hostilities are over and then we end the exercise. But here, you get a little bit extra,” he said. “They’ll put out mannequins that are squirting blood and you have to be quick on your feet and think, ‘What can I do to help save this guy’s life?’ It’s really great training.” The presence of representatives from other nations enabled course instructors to share knowledge and experiences to improve future training. Master Sgt. Christoph Czaja, German air force security squadron security forces member at Büchel Air Base, attended the course in order to learn techniques he can utilize when training German forces at his home unit. “The instructors are very well trained, and they showed us a lot of new things,” Czaja said. “There are things that are good from our side and things that are good from this side. So if we put it all together, we’ll be great.” Czaja said training with forces of other nations is key to becoming successful partners in protecting a base. “I think the best skills come from training together,” Czaja said. “The American guys show us everything they do with the equipment they have, so we can hopefully take that and do the same training at our home bases.” Together, trainees learned leadership skills that will improve U.S. security forces’ ability to work with host nation forces. Strong leadership is the most important skill the course teaches, Norwood said. “Tactics are always changing and shooting just takes practice, but leadership needs to be knowl-

Photos by Senior Airmen Damon Kasberg

Staff Sgt. Richard Phillips, 703rd Munitions Support Squadron custody force member, assaults a complex during the Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials, March 11 on Ramstein.

Staff Sgt. Cliff Coppenbarger (left), 435th Security Forces Squadron cadre, helps Staff Sgt. Brandon Burress, 701st Munitions Support Squadron custody forces member, breach a door.

LEFT: Master Sgt. Christoph Czaja, German air force security forces squadron member, assaults a complex along with fellow service members. RIGHT: Tech. Sgt. Jarvis Thompson (left), 703rd Munitions Support Squadron NCOIC of police services on Volkel Air Base in the Netherlands, and Master Sgt. Christoph Czaja, German air force security forces squadron member, pull a simulated casualty away from the oppositional forces line of fire.

edgeable and driven and taught over and over again,” Norwood said. “As long as you have good leadership, you can overcome any objective.” This is the first time the BLAC ICE course has

been held. The 435th CRG Cadre hopes to host the training program in the future with the participation of USAFE host nation militaries to build strong relations and leadership skills throughout NATO.


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Human simulators featured at international medical summit Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. James M. Hodgman U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs More than 170 members of the international medical community from 16 nations filled Ramstein’s Hercules Theater March 10 for the first day of the 29th Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course. The annual summit is a joint effort between the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Surgeon General’s office and NATO to share information in the aerospace medical world and build relationships with international partners. On the first day of the conference attendees learned about emerging technology, medical evacuation on the African continent and advances in simulation training. “Using simulators really enhances our training, because we use various scenario-based events to train and develop skilled, competent medical professionals,” said Carlos G. Rodriguez, 86th Medical Group simu-

lation coordinator. Rodriguez said utilizing human simulators, rather than live patients, has several benefits. “By using the simulators, we are able to mimic everything a human casualty or sick patient may experience,” he said. “The simulators can bleed, blink, talk, breathe, move and have a pulse.” Medical technicians can practice administering intravenous fluids, airway intubation procedures, electrocardiogram monitoring and defibrillation, Rodriguez said. Christopher Williams, 86th MDG simulator operator, said the simulators provide a realistic training environment. Previously, students referred to instructors to learn vital information like the patient’s pulse rate or if the patient was breathing. Now, students assess the simulators, which provide realistic signs and symptoms. As a result, the number of instructor injects has greatly been reduced, Williams said. “This leads to the most realistic training possible, because when you’re downrange, you have to make

Tech. Sgt. Mariah Pike, 86th Airlift Wing self aid and buddy care adviser, explains to attendees of the 29th annual Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course some of the capabilities of human simulators March 10 outside the Hercules Theater. Pike also demonstrated how the simulators are used to train Airmen.

those decisions right there,” he said. The simulators have also greatly enhanced self aid buddy care training, said Tech. Sgt. Mariah Pike, 86th Airlift Wing SABC adviser. Good medical care starts at the lowest level, and SABC is the U.S.

Air Force version of non-medical responders applying medical care in the field, she said. “It’s not just medics who get this training. It’s all Airmen,” Pike said. See Summit, Page 10

OHA survey ongoing

TSC financial forces show MK personnel the money

by Sgt. Michael Reinsch U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

Story and photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The Defense Travel Management Office is conducting an Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Move-in expense survey until March 31. The survey is intended to validate and adjust the amount of compensation service members are receiving from OHA to live in privately leased or rented residential housing. All service members, regardless of service affiliation, who reside in off-post housing are highly encouraged to complete the survey in order to accurately gauge the amount of OHA service members are receiving. This survey is critical for ensuring OHA rates are properly set at overseas locations and directly affects the amount of housing allowance each service member is paid. Every year the Defense Travel Management Office conducts these types of surveys to identify how much service members have spent in the previous year for utilities and move-in expenses. Additionally, if the service member is not available, spouses are authorized to take the survey. To take the survey, visit Defense Travel Management Office’s website at www. defensetravel.dod.mil/site/oha-util-mar.cfm and click on the “Take the Survey” button.

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania — If a penny saved is a penny earned, a team of fiscally sound Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 16th Sustainment Brigade deliver daily dividends to dozens of MK denizens. The Soldiers belong to the 106th Financial Management Support Unit, a unique organization headquartered in Baumholder and comprised of three company-sized detachments scattered across the 21st TSC’s expansive central European footprint. Capt. Matt Garvin, 16th Special Troops Battalion operations officer and finance specialist who only recently rotated out of command, played a key role in the organizational effort. The Harrisburg, Pa., native identified key functions of follow-on finance forces. Those financial forces arrived in early February as part of “Sustainment Task Force 16” and promptly occupied a caged office area formerly employed as an arms room. The team’s five personnel provide full-spectrum financial service support to military members of all services and components, especially Marines, who represent an outsized share of MK military personnel due to their dynamic regional training and partnership role. Second Lt. Rachel Kim, dispersing agent with the 106th permanently stationed in Vicenza, Italy, said the financial forces facilitate casual pay, pay inquires, check-cashing and currency exchange. The New York City native described casual pay as the most popular service and among the most beneficial. Military personnel serving in an operational environment can

Spc. Joan Bazan, pay analyst with the 106th Financial Management Support Unit, issues casual pay to Sgt. Maj. Johnny Valdez, Sustainment Task Force 16 sergeant major, March 10 at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania.

take allotments of up to $200 per month in casual pay, which differs from bank, commercial or automatic teller withdrawals in that “it’s done through the military payment system rather than your financial institution,” she said. Casual pay and other transactions accomplished through military financial services offer personnel and even their vendors — most notably Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Morale, Welfare and Recreation — inherent advantages. “Providing financial services on post is more secure not only for the service members but for AAFES and vendors as well,” she said. “It mitigates a lot of security risks — identity theft, loss of money, losing your card, etc.” See finance, Page 10


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Photos by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield

Members of 86th Civil Engineer Group practice dismantling and assembling M16 rifles during a readiness training course March 13 on Ramstein. During training, members moved through different stations, such as weapons handling and defensive fighting positions, to familiarize themselves with the basics of each topic.

786th CES beefs up skills with training by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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irmen of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted their Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force training that permitted them to hone their skills and improve combat readiness for deployed operations. The once-a-month training allowed Airmen to refresh and enhance their capabilities as well as to work together with other units to prepare them to work alongside other branches of service in a deployed environment.

Senior Airman Brandon Heim, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management technician, assembles an M16 rifle during a readiness training day March 13.

“It’s good training that prepares us for a variety of different operations,” said Senior Airman Jared Jones, 786th CES electrical power production technician. “It makes me feel more confident and a lot safer knowing we’d be ready for anything should the situation call for it.” During the training, members gathered in small groups and went through different stations to learn weapons handling, defensive fighting positions, security activities and emergency engineering assistance to familiarize themselves with the basics of each section. “It allows them to get from behind the desk and receive hands-on training they wouldn’t normally get from computer-based training,” said Master Sgt. Edward Jones, 786th CES expeditionary engineering superintendent. “This training is only going to benefit us in the long run.” The Airmen had to complete a series of tasks in each section before moving to the next portion of the training. The Airmen agreed the training gives them a broader perspective of their mission and gives them the heads-

Airman 1st Class Eric Welsh, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management technician, puts together an M16 rifle.

up on what to expect in the field. “The emphasis is on training,” Edward said. “The (Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force) is important at an Air Force level. We have to be ready for anything, because at a moment’s notice any one of us could be packing our bags

and be called to fight for our country.” Airmen of the 786th CES train constantly to ensure every operation they conduct is a successful one. By maintaining a high level of training, they produce effective Airmen ready for any operation.


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AF continues force management programs WASHINGTON — Air Force leaders announced a resumption of all force management programs March 15 following a recently discussed strategic pause. “After providing senior leadership a chance to evaluate the programs and assess our early progress, we are ready to resume immediate processing of voluntary applications in most categories and begin notifying Airmen of their status,” said Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services. “We expect to receive final approval authorities early next week for a select few categories, like rated and health professions, at which point we will be actively processing all voluntary

applications.” Notifications to Airmen could start as early as next week, the general added. Cox also confirmed previously announced force management boards would proceed as currently scheduled. The eligible populations for those boards will remain the same with the exception of a small group of about 500 Airmen who will no longer be eligible for the current voluntary or involuntary programs. Those individuals will be personally notified of their eligibility status by the Air Force Personnel Center. “Resuming the current programs on the previously announced schedules and under the same basic crite-

finance, from Page 8

One innovative program minimizes the physical cash flow on bases and further mitigates financial risk. The Eagle cash card program, sponsored by the Department of Defense and operated by the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, provides deployed personnel a convenient means of conducting routine financial transactions without carrying large amounts of money or disclosing personal account information. The card functions like a conventional debit card, expediting purchases through such base vendors as the local AAFES and MWR facilities without recourse to private banking or credit institutions. “The Eagle cash card eliminates all interface with the banks — there’s no financial information transmitted when the Soldier uses the card,” Garvin said. “So, it virtually eliminates the risk of identity theft or financial fraud.” Financial forces plan to unveil the program and establish vending kiosks locally in mid-tolate March, Kim said. “It’s a very secure means of making payments without using cash,” she said. “It’s linked directly to your account, so there are no transaction fees; any vendor that accepts it allows you to make payments immediately and conveniently.” Spc. Kevin Joslyn, a pay analyst with the 106th, noted the program already pays dividends in developed theaters like Afghanistan and Kuwait. The Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran helped administer the program during his rotation. “It was very effective for minimizing cash on the battlefield,” Joslyn said. “It was especially handy at the smaller bases where you didn’t have access to an ATM. Keeping cash off the battlefield is very important; it’s easy to lose and it can wind up in the hands of the enemy. The lesser the cash flow, the lesser the chance it will wind up in the hands of the enemy and even fund weapons that attack Americans.” The finance team’s broader goal, Kim said, “is to maximize security, comfort and convenience for the service members. We want to provide anything that makes it easier to supply that extra level of support to everyone, whether transiting

ria means minimal changes for our Airmen,” Cox said. One item assessed during the pause was the pace of the programs and whether or not the Air Force could achieve required reductions on the original schedule. The analysis revealed the need to include a second round of programs in 2015. “Airmen who were eligible for programs during the first round in 2014 will not be eligible for the retention boards in 2015, unless they have specific negative quality force indicators,” Cox said. Ensuring well-performing Airmen are not subject to multiple involuntary programs is key, the general said. Details on the nature and timing of

personnel or permanent party.” Their efforts ideally make military personnel better custodians not only of their own money but government resources as well, Kim said. “The bottom line is that you don’t want to unnecessarily subject taxpayer funds to potential fraud,” she said. As awareness of the availability of financial services reached the barracks, service members serving at MK moved swiftly to leverage the resource. “We’ve processed about 150 casual pays and close to $20,000,” Kim said. “We’ve processed around 50 pay inquiries in the last 11 days. I can only expect it will increase as the Soldiers become more familiar with it.” “After they realized we were here it started to get crazy,” Bazan added with a smile. “We have a point of contact with every branch, and they all started coming in.” Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines all appeared in the arms-room-turned-financialnexus, the latter in numbers commensurate with their larger enduring population. “It was hard for some of the Marines to get to the ATM, so we’ve been seeing them the most,” Bazan said. The versatility and resourcefulness of the financial services team highlight the innovative spirit that yielded high returns from the new MK Passenger Transit Center to the life support facilities on the other side of the compound. The finance officers, analysts, agents and specialists serving in key operational as well as technical roles across Sustainment Task Force 16 ensure transiting and relatively “permanent” personnel alike remain both mission-ready and fiscally sound. “You’re always looking for ways to improve your foxhole, to improve efficiency and improve the quality of life for the personnel you’re supporting,” Garvin said. “We identified some gaps and some places we could make a difference. As a fellow finance professional, it was rewarding to witness the impact our capabilities had on the operation. I think we’ve done everything well to facilitate mission success as well as help improve quality-of-life for our personnel.”

the second round of programs will be announced in the coming weeks. The general continues to encourage eligible officers and enlisted Airmen to apply for the Temporary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Pay programs. The current TERA application window remains open until Wednesday and the VSP application window is open until May 1. For more information on force management, force shaping, reduction in force and other personnel programs, go to the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil. (Courtesy of Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Operating Location — P) summit, from Page 8

“We’ve taught them how to apply tourniquets, how to properly apply an emergency bandage, as well as other bleeding control measures. With the simulators we’re preparing them for almost any medical situation they may encounter.” In 2013, more than 1,500 Airmen used the simulators to practice a variety of medical skills. Lt. Col. Bo Norenberg, command surgeon with the Danish air force, said he was impressed by the simulators. “They’re much better than the simulators that we have,” he said. “They’re more natural and very suit“It’s not just medics able for first aid training.” who get this training. One of the things Norenberg said he appreIt’s all Airmen. We’ve ciated the most was the taught them how to capabilities the simulators provide. apply tourniquets, how People can practice artery to properly apply an compression and applying emergency bandage, bandages to stop bleeding and the simulators can be as well as other bleedprogrammed to lose a vast ing control measures. amount of blood, if the people working on them don’t With the simulators perform the techniques propwe’re preparing them erly, he said. “These simulators are the for almost any medibest I’ve seen,” he added. cal situation they may Ramstein received its first encounter.” human simulators in June 2012. Shortly after their arrival, the 86th MDG started using them to teach the Advanced Cardio Life Support Course, as well as CPR courses for medical professionals in the KMC. The simulators are also used for base readiness and masscasualty exercises. Ramstein now has nine simulators at a cost of more than $400,000, and the capability they provide is worth every cent, Williams said. “You could probably spend up to $80,000 on one of our simulators, but if you look at the lives saved, it’s well worth it,” he said. The Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO STO Technical Course ended March 14.


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86th OSS Airmen keep jumpers safe Photos by Airman Dymekre Allen

Senior Airman Gabriel Morey, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, pulls parachute lines through the shoot to ensure they properly deploy.

An 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician adjusts each line of a parachute to prevent tangling.

Senior Airman Joseph Namio, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, places a finished parachute on a rack.

Senior Airman Joseph Namio, 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, folds a parachute to fit inside a pack March 5 on Ramstein. The 86th OSS flight crew equipment Airmen provide life support systems and check parachutes every 180 days to ensure mission readiness and the safety of pilots and crew members.


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Recipe of the week: Potato soup

Courtesy of USO

SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS: 500 grams potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 onion, chopped 1 leek stalk, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 30 grams butter 1 liter vegetable broth 100 grams Schlagsahne (heavy whipping cream) 1 heaping tablespoon Schmelzkäse* Salt and pepper, to taste Marjoram, chives and parsley, to taste Caraway seed, to garnish Paprika, to garnish DIRECTIONS: • Peel and cube the potatoes. Peel and chop the onion, leek and carrot. • Melt the butter in a frying pan and quickly saute the chopped onion, leek and carrot. • Combine the sauteed vegetables with the potatoes and vegetable broth in a pot. • Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.

Here’s how it works: Write an imaginative, humorous, printable caption related to the above photo and the Air Force and email it with the subject line “KA Photo Caption Contest” to 86aw.pa.commandinformation@us.af.mil. Include your name, address and phone number. Crude, obscene or inappropriate comments will be dismissed. Only one submission per person. The contestant whose entry picks up the most laughs, or in some cases groans, from our selection panel will receive a free value meal card, courtesy of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Contest winners will be published in the next edition of the Kaiserslautern American and online at www.ramstein.af.mil. The winner of last week’s photo caption contest is Capt. Jazmine Russell with the caption: “Do these suspenders match my ABUs?”

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*Schmelzkäse is processed cheese, similar to our sliced sandwich cheese.

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Remove from heat and puree using a hand blender or food processor. • Shred or cut the cheese into small pieces. Mix into the soup along with the cream. Keep warm, but do not boil. • Season with salt, pepper, marjoram and chopped chives. • Serve the soup garnished with chopped parsley, caraway seeds, chives or paprika.


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86th MXS Airmen measure precision by Airman Dymekre Allen 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the precision measurement equipment laboratory ensure accuracy, reliability and quality of calibrated items in addition to survivability of test measurement and diagnostics equipment. The flight consists of a scheduling section, shipping/receiving section, admin section and the PMEL and services customers throughout U.S. Air Forces in Europe, U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command.

Senior Airman Jonathan Sidebottom, 86th Maintenance Squadron test measurement and diagnostic equipment technician, adjusts a screw on a 1,000 pound torque wrench.

Tech. Sgt. Erin Zorzy, 86th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician, looks through a scope to measure the temperature and accuracy of heat seeking missiles.

Senior Airman Jonathan Sidebottom, 86th Maintenance Squadron test measurement and diagnostic equipment technician, calibrates a 1,000 pound torque wrench used for tightening bolts on aircraft.

Staff Sgt. KC Berger, 86th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician, generates a measured angle to show how they ensure equipment is properly levelled.

Tech. Sgt. Erin Zorzy, 86th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician, collects test leads to plug into measurement equipment.


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Spc. Cesor D. Silva, human resources Soldier assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center, highlights the names of passengers already processed by the U.S. Army Europe Ramstein Gateway Reception Center March 11 at the Ramstein Passenger Terminal.

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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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Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Religious Education (grades K-8): 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sundays Confession: 11:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass: 12:30 p.m. Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Religious Education (following Mass) Confession: 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-FridayÀ

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

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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 (Religious Youth Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2869) “Plugged In” Middle School Youth Group: 2-4 p.m. Sundays Café Dinner (for students and their families): 4:15-5:15 p.m. Sundays “The Rock” High School Youth Group: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays More information: www.kmcyouth.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

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Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

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Soldier who recently graduated from Advanced Individual Training touches down in an unfamiliar land to report to his first duty station. As he deplanes, he has very little knowledge of what to expect, who will greet him or where he will go. Just before he reaches for his bags, a “First in Support” Soldier says, “Welcome to Germany.” The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center manages the U.S. Army Europe Ramstein Gateway Reception Center on Ramstein, and they encounter stories like this one multiple times per week. The 1st HRSC assumed responsibility of the gateway mission Feb. 24 and manages Soldiers arriving to Europe on multiple flights each week. For Soldiers permanently assigned to Germany, they greet the Soldier, review their orders and arrange travel to their assigned area if necessary. If the Soldier is assigned to a unit erroneously or if the unit is already overstrength, the HRSC will divert them to another unit, said Staff Sgt. Makeda N. Moss, human resources NCO assigned to the 1st HRSC gateway mission. “When the Soldier gets here, we greet them and let them know that we will be taking care of them while they are in the passenger terminal,” Moss said. “Once they have their

bags and we check all their paperwork, we will coordinate their onward movement. If the Soldier’s sponsor is there, we release the Soldier into their care.” If a Soldier arrives after the scheduled bus transportation has departed, the 1st HRSC ensures the Soldier has a place to stay for the night. “Some of these Soldiers arrive late in the evening after all of our scheduled transportation has departed,” said Spc. Cesor D. Silva, human resources specialist assigned to the 1st HRSC gateway mission. “If this happens, we make sure they get a hotel room here on Ramstein Air Base and know what they need to do the next day. This is a very important mission to me because we are the first people to meet and take care of these Soldiers as they arrive into Europe.” On flight days, meaning the days with scheduled flights arriving on Ramstein, the five Soldiers from the 1st HRSC can process more than 100 incoming Soldiers and family members. These incoming personnel include Soldiers returning from emergency leave, those being medically evacuated from other countries and those permanently assigned to Germany. Regardless of their reason for passing through the gateway, the Soldiers from the HRSC are proud to be of service, Moss said. “This is an important mission for each of us working in the gateway,” he said. “We want to take the absolute best care of every Soldier arriving in Europe no matter what their reason for being here is. I know my Soldiers, and I will do an outstanding job in this mission.”

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Heritage Baptist Church Staff Sgt. Lencys Esteban-Nunez plays saxophone during a rehearsal with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band jazz ensemble The Ambassadors Jan. 16 on Ramstein.

on a darkened stage attracted him immediately. And a sound that can range from bright, wailing screams to the warm tones of a smoky jazz lounge spoke to him. He had to play this instrument and play it better than anyone else. “I went to that school that was really far away because the school that I could have gone to much closer than that didn’t have a saxophone teacher for my first year,� he said. “So I woke up at about four in the morning every day to get to school, and I was late every day.� Because public transit was so unreliable, he would often hitchhike on everything from boats and horse-drawn carriages to bicycles and cars to get across town to school. But despite the obstacles in front of him, he was successful with his studies. “From ninth grade to 10th grade, that’s when they draw the line and they say who is going to actually be a musician,� he said. “That school year, for every saxophone player in Havana See MUSIC, Page 23

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Spring 2013 Religious Celebrations for Passover, Lent and Easter PROTESTANT Lenten Mid-Week Services 12, 19, 26 March; 2, 9 April 1800 - Liturgical - Midweek Lenten Soup Supper, Ramstein South Chapel 1900 – Liturgical Lent Service with Communion, Ramstein South Chapel Holy Week Palm Sunday - 13 April 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 - 18 April 1900 - Liturgical Good Friday Service, Ramstein South Chapel Easter Sunday - 20 April 0700 - Easter Sunrise Service, Ramstein Woodlawn Golf Course 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) or Ramstein South Chapel: 480-5753 (06371-47-5753) CATHOLIC Lenten Confessions 31 March 1700-1900, Ramstein North Chapel 19 April 1100-1200, Vogelweh Chapel *No 1600-1645 Confessions on 30 March Fridays of Lent 7, 14, 21, 28 March, 4, 11 April 1730 - Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Ramstein North Chapel followed by a Lenten Soup Supper Holy Week & Sacred Triduum Palm Sunday 12 April 1700 - Vigil Mass, Vogelweh Chapel 13 April *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Thursday - 17 April 1730 - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Ramstein North Chapel followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament concludes with 2345 - Night Prayer Good Friday - 18 April 0800 - Office of Readings & Morning Prayer, Ramstein North Chapel 1200 - Stations of the Cross, Ramstein North Chapel 1730 - Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Ramstein North Chapel Holy Saturday - 19 April 0800 - Office of Readings & Morning Prayer, Vogelweh Chapel 1100-1200 - Confessions, Vogelweh Chapel 2100 - Easter Vigil, Vogelweh Chapel *No 1700 Mass at Vogelweh Easter Sunday -20 April *0830, 1700 - Masses, Ramstein North Chapel *Note: Time change for Palm Sunday and Easter Only

ORTHODOX COMMUNITY KAPAUN CHAPEL 5, 12, 19, 26 March, 2 April 1800 – Presanctified Liturgy (2000 hrs on 5 Mar) 7, 14, 21, 28 March 1800 – Salutations to the Virgin Mary 9 March 1800 – Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers 25 March 0900 – Liturgy for the Annunciation 4 April 1800 – Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary Holy Week - 12 April 0900 – Lazarus Saturday Liturgy 13 April 0900 – Palm Sunday Liturgy 13, 14, 15 April 1800 – Bridegroom Matins 16 April 1800 – Unction (Anointing) Service 17 April 0900 – Holy Thursday Liturgy 1800 – 12 Gospel Readings 18 April 0900 – Royal Hours; 1500 – Unnailing Vespers 2000 – Lamentations 19 April 0900 – Holy Saturday Liturgy 2330 – Pascha (Easter) Services 20 April 1300 – Agape Vespers (Offsite at Picnic Grounds) For more information please contact: Fr. Matthew Streett at DSN 489-6859, 0162-425-1998 or matthew.streett.1@us.af.mil

JEWISH COMMUNITY Purim Saturday, 15 March 1900 - Purim Celebration Prayer, costume contest, entertainment, pizza dinner Cost: $10 for adults, $5for children ages 12 and under) Passover Monday, 14 April 1800 - First night Passover Seder Location: Ramstein Air Base South Chapel Synagogue Cost: $20 per adult, $10 for children 12 and under Tuesday, 15 April 1800 - Second night Passover Seder Location: The home of Harold and Ilse Darefsky in Thalfang Cost: $20 per adult, $10 for children 12 and under For more information and to RSVP please contact: Chaplain Davidson at 480-5753, 06371-47-5753 or gary.davidson@us.af.mil


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by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conducted a training opportunity March 6 while flying over Germany in a C-130J Super Hercules belonging to the 37th Airlift Squadron. This training opportunity tested flight nurses and aeromedical evacuation technicians with varying scenarios that can be faced by aircrew during a mission. Challenges included a simulation to restrain a noncompliant and suicidal passenger as well as performing potentially lifesaving operations on lifelike training dummies. The 86th AES is responsible for providing aeromedical evacuation for U.S. service members throughout U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa’s area of responsibility and operate in a multitude of air frames and conditions. RIGHT: Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hernandez, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, runs through preflight checks inside a C-130J Super Hercules.

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Staff Sgt. Lindsay Rhodes, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, restrains Staff Sgt. David Meade, 86th Airlift Wing public affairs broadcaster, inside a C-130J Super Hercules.

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hernandez, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, runs through preflight checks inside a C-130J Super Hercules. Loadmasters play a critical role in ensuring the safety of passengers and aircrew before and during a flight.

Capt. April Brown, 37th Airlift Squadron instructor pilot, and 1st Lt. Christopher Ansel, 40th AS co-pilot, land a C-130J Super Hercules.

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DODDS Registration Week for school year 2014-2015 There are many crucial elements that have an effect on a child’s education and the ability of the KMC Department of Defense Dependents Schools to have the right class sizes, the right number of teachers and the right amount of supplies. The first crucial element is 100 percent participation during registration. Here is what each sponsor/parent of a returning student needs to do: • Registration packets have been sent home with the students, and parents should return them to their school’s respective re-registration sites from Monday to Friday. • If you have not received a registration package, check your email, school websites, etc., as different avenues may have been used. You can also use the available blank registration forms that shall be provided at the registration site. • The completed registration forms must be accompanied by the following documentation: PCS orders with dependent information and current

DEROS (if extended), and proof of residence, no older than 90 days, which could be as simple as a water bill showing your physical address. New students are encouraged to register. Registration forms will be available for download at the school website and at the registration site. Registration for new students must be accompanied by the following documentation: • PCS orders with dependent information • Proof of residence, no older than 90 days • Students shot records • Students Social Security number • Previous school records/address • Birth certificate/passport (Kindergarten and first grade only)

REGISTRATION

Kaiserslautern elementary, middle and high schools, as well as Vogelweh Elementary School: Central pre/re-registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the KSC gymnasium, Bldg. 2001.

Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School: Registration times will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. If your student will be attending ninth grade in school year 14-15, visit the Kaiserslautern High School registration site. Sembach elementary and middle schools: The re-registration site will be set up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tiger Tale Theater, Bldg. 19. If your student will be attending ninth grade in school year 14-15, visit the Kaiserslautern High School registration site. Ramstein elementary, intermediate, middle and high schools: Pre- and re-registration events will be held in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. Registration times are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. (Courtesy of the 86th Mission Support Group School Liaison Office)

Education Notes LEMS carnival

Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School hosts a carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be a cake walk, used book sale, photo booth, face painting, game booths, stuffed animal walk and food booths. There will also be a silent auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For updates or to volunteer, visit www.lemslions. my-ptsa.org.

Academy Day

An Academy Day for students in seventh to 12th grade will take place from 9 a.m. to noon March 29 at Ramstein High School. Representatives from the U.S. Service Academies will be available to give information. Registration will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., group presentation will be held from 10 to 10:50 a.m., and a question and answer session will take place from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, email academyday@hotmail.com.

Teen Advisory Group meeting

The Teen Advisory Group meeting is your opportunity to make your voices heard about library programs and materials you want to see. The next meeting takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. April 3 at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. The group is for teens, ages 13 to 17. No sign-up is required. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Paws & Pals

The Paws & Pals program helps children improve their literacy skills by teaming them up with a dog to read books. The next event takes place at 3 p.m. April 16 for pre-school through middle school-aged children. Sign up at the circulation desk at the library. For details, contact the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

National Library Week

The Rheinland-Pfalz Library will celebrate National Library Week April 14 to 18. • April 14: Kick-Off Day and Teen Day. Teens will celebrate by creating their own bookmarks from 3:30 to 5 p.m. • April 15: Download Day. All day during opening hours, patrons can bring in their eDevice and allow library staff to download a book for them. • April 16: Kids Day. Children will have a special story time and party to celebrate from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. • April 17: Adults Day. Adults will have the opportunity to watch an awardwinning foreign and independent film at 5:30 p.m. • April 18: Tween Day. Tweens will celebrate with a special Pokemon Day from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

The Rheinland-Pfalz Library is located in Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

RIS PTA board elections

The Ramstein Intermediate School PTA has five open executive board positions for the 2014-2015 school year: president, first vice president, second vice president, secretary and treasurer. Email ramstein.pta@gmail.com for more information. Deadline is April 21. There will be a free training trip to Garmisch at the end of May for several new board members.

E-degree plan

Starting Oct. 1, all personnel requesting tuition assistance are required to have uploaded their electronic degree plan into their education record in the Air Force Virtual Education Center site accessed through the Air Force Portal. Meet with your school’s academic adviser for your e-degree plan, and then take the time to upload your courses. For assistance contact the education center.

Dance lessons

SKIESUnlimited offers a variety of dance classes, including ballet, hip hop, tap, lyrical, combo and jazz, at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Classes are open to ages 3 to 18, varying by class. Classes are offered at Landstuhl and Pulaski locations. To find out more about dance opportunities for your child or youth, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Story time at the library

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library at Landstuhl at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday for story time. Introduce children to books and reading. Librarians and volunteers read stories to match the ages and attention spans of the children attending. Story time is for children ages 2 to 5. No sign-up required.The Rheinland-Pfalz Main Library is located in Bldg. 3810. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

After school learning program

Get your child involved in a fun theater program through KMC Onstage. Classes will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until May 8. Youth will put on performances of “Sleeping Beauty” on May 9 and 10. Cost is $200, and $100 per additional child. Open to ages 7 and up. For details, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, at 483-6626 or 0631-4116626, or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.


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Spoken Word Night, March 21, 7 p.m.

Days of Remembrance 5K Run/Walk, April 3, 9 a.m.

Come freely speak your mind! Enjoy poetry reading and live music with other adults. Let your feelings flow in a relaxed environment. This event is for adults, 18 and over. To sign-up, contact BOSS, 485-6228 or 06783-6-6228. Warrior Zone, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8106.

Special Events Comedy Night, March 28, 8 p.m. Come out to Rheinlander Community Club for a night of laughter and fun at Comedy Night! The event will feature stateside comedians Lee Adams, Hot Topic and JOB. Cover charge: $12. Open to all ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. Rheinlander Community Club, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8085. For more information, contact BOSS, 485-6228 or 067836-6228.

Disney’s Imagination Movers April 8, 6 p.m. Navy Entertainment and Armed Forces Entertainment, in conjunction with Family and MWR, are proud to present the Imagination Movers in “Back in Blue!” Enjoy a live performance by a band that has been popular on Playhouse Disney for years. This show will be held at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8105. Ages 4 and up. Free; seating will be on a first come, first served basis. For more information, contact Eric Danseizer at Hilltop Theater, 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244.

The Days of Remembrance 5K Run/Walk will start at the Hall of Champions Fitness Center. Categories are male, female and youth under 18 years of age. Awards will be presented to the top 3 per category. Those who would like to run but not compete may participate for free. Preregister at Mountaineer Fitness Center or on the day of the event beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, contact the Sports Office, 485-6671 or 06783-6-6671.

Child, Youth & School Services Annual Easter Egg Hunt and County Fair, April 19, 11 a.m. In celebration of Easter, Month of the Military Child, Autism Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, Baumholder CYS Services presents the Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Country Fair! The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11 a.m. with the fair following immediately after. The fair will include a chili cook-off, a pie bake-off, face painting, relay races, tug-o-war, bouncy castles, cake walk, carnival games, demonstrations and much more! A shuttle bus will be provided from Smith Barracks to Wetzel Kaserne throughout the day, and parking will be available in upper Wetzel near the Skate Park and High School. There is no registration required for this free event. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.

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March 21, 2014 music, from Page 17 there were four slots. Everybody else who plays saxophone wasn’t going to continue with a saxophone education. I was one of the lucky four. I made it into the one slot in ENA (Escuela Nacional de Arte), the National School of Arts.” Less than a year into his education at ENA, Esteban-Nunez and his mother emigrated. “The simple part is that she got married and we moved, but it was quite complicated,” he said. “There was a lot of paperwork that needed to be done and there was a lot of money that needed to be paid to the state of Cuba.” He was close to the age for military service conscription. However, the Cuban government will sign men up for service early if they are about to leave the country to

Kaiserslautern American prevent them from going, he said. “They came to sign me up. My grandma said I wasn’t at home even though I was,” Esteban-Nunez said. “I was leaving the next week. I had everything in order and ready to go and they came to put my name on the list. That was a close call. I almost didn’t make it out.” Once he arrived in America, he started his new life in Denver. He brought more than enough credits with him from Cuba to graduate at an American high school, but he still didn’t speak English. So he completed school with his age group, concentrating on music and polishing his English for college. “It was good that I did it, but it wasn’t even close to where it needed to be,” Esteban-Nunez said about his English. “When I got to college, I got my butt kicked. I had to do extra study

hours in every class that was not music related because it was very, very hard.” After studying jazz for a year at Loyola University, New Orleans, Esteban-Nunez decided to return to Denver and complete his bachelor’s at the University of Denver. At this point, Esteban-Nunez was forced to think about how to make a living as a musician for the first time in his life, and a military career was not his first thought. “I couldn’t picture the military and the arts,” he said. “I just couldn’t see them lining up. Also my prejudices from where I came from — the military where I lived and where I was growing up — I never thought of them as artists or musicians or them having a band.” But after doing a lot of research and talking to several Air Force band musicians, Esteban-Nunez decided it was a good fit for him.

Page 23 He said he feels music plays an important role in opening the doors of communication, and his Cuban background gives him special insight into how powerful music can be as a tool for the Air Force. Esteban-Nunez gave the example of his experience in Russia to demonstrate this point. “I know they have the same system that I grew up in. So I know I am meeting these people who have never had an opportunity to leave and that the only image they’ve had of the United States of America is whatever has been put on television by the government,” he said. “Then here we come in the same uniform, get on stage, make them smile, make them clap, make them happy. Every perception they’ve had of what we stand for just hits a wall where the reality of what they are seeing is not the one they’ve been told.”


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MARCH

Mark Your Calendar 2014 Events

» The Action Fraction Square Dance Club Kaiserslautern will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Pizzeria Franco, Keltenweg 43, 67663 Kaiserslautern. For details, call Fran Hernandez at 0171-282-1605 or Eva Kaye at 0631-355-3306. » Representatives from the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt will conduct an immigrant visa briefing at 9:30 a.m. March 28 in Bldg. 8660, Room 202, on Smith Barracks. The briefing is designed for military community members who will need an immigrant visa to bring their non-U.S. citizen family members back to the states. Representatives will explain the application process for U.S. immigrant visas and provide information to assist community members in expediting applications and avoiding unnecessary delays. » Family and MWR offers free vehicle safety checks at the Vehicle Safety Day event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 3 at the Landstuhl Automotive Skills Center, Bldg. 3800. There will prizes, food vendors and more. » The 86th Mission Support Group is hosting a ’70s themed deployed families roller skating party from 5 to 7 p.m. April 3 at the Crossroad Community Center Annex. This event is for families of active-duty Air Force Airmen deployed or TDY for longer than 30 days or on remote tours. RSVP by calling the Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100/5900 or 06371-47-5100/5900, or stop by Bldg. 2120 on Ramstein. » KMC Onstage presents its newest show, “Into the Woods.” The Brothers Grimm hit the musical stage with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. The story follows a baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the king’s festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. This thrilling and surprising musical is one you definitely do not want to miss! Show dates: 7:30 p.m. April 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19, and

3 p.m. April 6 and 13. Children under 3 are not permitted to any performance. For reservations, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626, or visit KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. » In celebration of National Library Week, come to the Rheinland-Pfalz Library or the Kleber Library April 15 during opening hours for Download Day. This is an opportunity for patrons to get a downloadable book on their personal eDevices, ask questions and learn how to do it themselves. For details, contact the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322, or the Kleber Branch Library, Bldg. 3205 on Kleber Kaserne, at 483-1740 or 0631-411-1740. » Celebrate Easter with an Easter brunch and egg hunt April 20 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. First seating will be at 10 a.m. with the egg hunt at 11:30 a.m.; second seating will be at noon with the egg hunt at 1:30 p.m.; final seating will be at 2 p.m. with the egg hunt at 3:15 p.m. Cost is $19.95 for ages 16 and over, $9.95 for ages 5 to 16, and free for 4 and under. Price includes brunch, beverages a small Easter craft for children and an egg hunt for children 10 and under. Advance reservations are required no later than April 14 via Webtrac. For more information, call 0631-350-7919. » Thursdays at the Kazabra Club are Country Star Competition Thursdays from 8 to 10 p.m. in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Sing your heart out to a classic country favorite or a new country smash hit. Male and female categories will compete for a weekly $50 gift card. Free and open to all ID cardholders, ages 18 and up. To register, call 489-7261 or 0631-536-7261. » Armstrong’s Club hosts Open Mic Night from 6 to 10:30 p.m. every Thursday in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Calling all musicians, poets and creative types. If you think you have what it takes, bring your gear and be heard. For ages 18 and up. No sign-up required, just show up. For more information, call 0631-354-9986.

Classes & Training

» Sponsorship training takes place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 3718, Landstuhl Learning Center. This course will help you fulfill the role as a sponsor for incoming personnel. Units can block a maximum of 15 slots per class. For more information or to register in advance, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » The Kaiserslautern Arts and Crafts Center is hosting an Intro to Quilting class that focuses on one of the oldest and simplest quilting patterns — a rail fence quilt. Ideal for beginners, this quilt is simple and easy to construct. This quilt is constructed of four fabrics in complementary colors. This two-part class meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 and April 21 at the Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Cost is $50. To sign up or for more information, call 483-6509 or 0631-411-6509. » The Kaiserslautern Arts and Crafts Center is offering Intro to Sewing: Creating a Pillowcase for sewing beginners from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 12 at the Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserner. In this simple class, participants will learn techniques that are necessary for later more advanced classes in quilting and sewing. Cost is $30. To sign up or for more information, call 483-6509 or 0631-411-6509.

Baumholder Events

» Enjoy Hilltop Theater’s spin on the lovable classic “Annie.” Follow the tale of a fiery young orphan as she tries to escape a miserable orphanage with the help of a wealthy fellow. Show dates: 7 p.m., today to Sunday and March 28 to 30. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks. Call 485-7244 or 0678367244 for more information. » Come freely speak your mind at the BOSS Spoken Word Night at 7 p.m. today at the Warrior Zone, Bldg. 8106 on Smith Barracks. Enjoy poetry reading and music with other adults. Let your feelings flow in a relaxed environment. This event is for adults, 18 and over. For more informaMeetings tion or to sign up for this event, contact BOSS at 485-6228, » The German-American and International Wom- 06783-6-6228 or 0152-0880-3961. en’s Club Kaiserslautern holds a playgroup » Come out to the Rheinlander Community Club meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. March 31. Join for a night of laughter and fun at Comedy Night at 8 p.m. parents from other cultures and enjoy a cof- March 28 in Bldg. 8085 on Smith Barracks. Comedians infee together while children play and hear other clude Lee Adams, Hot Topic and JOB. Cover charge is $12. languages. The fee for each playdate is €2 to This event is open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 cover facility costs. For more information, con- and older. For more information, contact BOSS at 485-6228 or tact Beatriz Jimenez at playgroup@gaiwc.com 06783-6-6228. or 0172-7043585, or visit the GAIWC website » In celebration of Easter, Month of the Miliat www.gaiwc.com. tary Child, Autism Awareness Month and Child » Members of the KMC Retiree Coun- Abuse Prevention Month, Baumholder CYSS presents cil will host an open meeting and information the annual Easter Egg Hunt and County Fair April 19. The seminar from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 19 at the Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11 a.m., with the fair folRamstein Community Center Annex, Bldg. 411, lowing immediately after. The fair will include a chili cookfor all military and civilian retirees and spous- off, a pie bake-off, face painting, relay races, tug-of-war, es. Representatives from Landstuhl Regional bouncy castles, cake walks, carnival games, demonMedical Center will discuss the status of current strations and much more. A shuttle bus will be provided Check out the huge variety of coupons inside and future medical care for retirees at LRMC. from Smith Barracks to Wetzel Kaserne throughout the The Find-It Guide. Briefings by the customs office, TRICARE, day, and parking will be available in Upper Wetzel near the Veterans Affairs and legal are also planned. skate park and high school. There is no registraFor more information about the meeting and tion required for this free event. For more information, information seminar, call 480-5486 or 495- contact Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 067830UBLISHING(OUSEs!DVERTISING!GENCY 7186. 6-7003.

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Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Ramstein spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation brief: 8 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » LinkedIn workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club » Managing Your Money: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Retiring in Germany: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC MARCH 28 » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » MFLC Lunch & Learn, “Building Resiliency in Children”: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER CLUBS R US AFTERSCHOOL FUN: MONDAY » Planet Earth: Join Mr. Ronnie in the club room as we discover ways to care for our planet. » Sweet Science: From rock candy to elephant toothpaste, join us as we create edible science experiments. TUESDAY » Scrapbooking: Join us as we create scrapbooks to hold all of our special memories. » Spring Crafting: Spring is in the air. Join us for a crafting experience you will be sure to love. WEDNESDAY » Girls Fun: Join Ms. Lena in this girls only club. Learn about cars, masonry and construction. THURSDAY » Around the World in 8 Dishes: Pot stickers, jam tarts, quesadillas and more. Join us as we cook our way around the world. » Storm Chasers: Join Mr. Ronnie to brave learning about tornados, thunder, lightning and more. FREE FRIDAY: » Music Makers: Join Mr. Fernando in this fun music class. Youth are required to bring their instruments. » Pinterest Your Interest: Get ready to search, click and craft by using pinterest for great ideas on cool projects. » Fitness Friday PALA Challenge: Get up and get moving. Mr. Ronnie’s head to toe workout puts you on the path to recognition from President Obama. EVERYDAY FUN: » Power Hour Think Tank: Homework help, study skills and game challenges that get your brain in shape. Special for Dr. Seuss Month-Story Telling Adventures: Every picture tells a story. Your creativity will unlock the ad-

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ventures inspired by pictures. » Artist Studio: Figure sketching — from portraits to caricatures, learn to draw people and figures. All new print making. Use templates and print making to create masterpiece. » Game Tech: Monday and Tuesday: Mr Bryan teaches you how to produce your computer game masterpiece. » Photoshop: Wednesday and Thursday: A picture is worth a thousand words. Learn how Photoshop makes your pictures the best that they can be.

Health and Wellness Center

MONDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 9 to 10 a.m. » Healthy eating class: 10 to 11:30 a.m. » Shoe station walk-in hours: 1 to 2 p.m. TUESDAY » Running clinic: 2 to 3:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Tobacco cessation 1: noon to 1 p.m. » BodPod walk-in hours: 1 to 2 p.m. THURSDAY » BodPod walk-in hours: 8 to 9 a.m. » Heart Smart: 10 to 11 a.m. MARCH 28 » No classes For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Orientation is from 8 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. » STRESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR: 10 a.m. to noon April 2 at the Ramstein Health and Wellness Center, Bldg. 2117A. To register, call 479-2370. » HEALTHY WEALTHY WISE – FORM HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS AT HOME AND AT WORK: 2 to 4 p.m. April 15 in Bldg. 2121. To sign up, call 479-2370.

Medical Group

» Self Initiated Care Kit, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class. » Attention: TRICARE online is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. Register online today at 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 as well as 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. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration. For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674 8179.

SARC/SAPR

» Joint Army SHARP, AF SAPR Kick-Off and Proclamation Signing: 10 to 10:30 a.m. April 1. Information tables and resources offered for Sexual Assault Awareness Month all day at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. » Photo booth event: April 1 and 8 at the KMCC food court. Community members can have photos taken with prompts to show support and ideas for preventing sexual assault. Sponsored by Army SHARP and AF SAPR. » AFN Radio Spot: 4 p.m. April 2. Joint AF SAPR and Army SHARP discussion about Sexual Assault Awareness Month. » Comedian Bernie McGrenahan happy hour event: 2 p.m. April 14 at Hercules Theater on Ramstein. Sponsored by Army ASAP, AF SAPR, Army SHARP and AF ADAPT programs. » Denim Day: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 18. Information tables at the KMCC food court. Sponsored by Army SHARP and AF SAPR. » Self-defense seminars: April 3 and 19. Multiple sessions for males and females. Free to the public. Sponsored by AF SAPR, SHARP and Fortis Vitae Sports & Wellness. To register, contact the AF SAPR office at 480-5597 or email Ramstein.sarc@us.af.mil. » Joint Army SHARP, AF SAPR closing ceremony: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30. Information tables and resources offered for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • Big Ancient World Night, Saturday: “Iphigenie in Aulis,” 5 p.m.; “Die Orestie,” 8:15 p.m.; “Kassandra,” 11 p.m. Tickets for all three performances are €49. • “Der Vorname,” a play by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, in German, 8 p.m. Tuesday, April, 4, 9, 13 and 19. • “Die Orestie,” a tragedy trilogy by Aischylos, in German, 7:30 p.m. April 5. • “Lady Macbeth von Mzensk,” an opera by Dmitri Schostakowitsch, in German, 7:30 p.m. April 6 and 9. • “Galaxy 21 — Eine Performance, “7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 and 30. • “Iphigenie in Aulis,” an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in French with German subtitles, 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 6 p.m. April 13. • “Die vier Jahreszeiten,” a ballet by Stefano Giannetti with music by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazolla, 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 23. • “Der Pagodenprinz,” a fairy tale dance with music by Benjamin Britten, 8 p.m. April 17. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 7:30 p.m. April 19. For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Maxim & Band present urban pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €17. • Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding & Leo Genovese Quartett present jazz, 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets cost €30. • The band Cry My Name presents power metal and metal core, 8 p.m. April 5. Tickets cost €10. • John Mayall, known as father of white blues, performs 8 p.m. April 10. Tickets cost €32. • Andreas Kümmert, the Voice of

Germany 2013, presents rock, blues and Indie, 8 p.m. April 11. Tickets cost €33. • Versengold presents medieval folk, 8 p.m. April 12. Tickets cost €14. • De Fofftig Penns present Dialektro ( hip hop electro), 8 p.m. April 19. Tickets cost €13. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • Jazz Stage meets Harp, 8 p.m. April 4. Tickets cost €14. • The Pfalztheater Orchestra and young musicians present Gustav Holst’s work “The Planets” op. 32, 11 a.m. April 8. Tickets cost €5; family tickets are €21. For tickets or for more information, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The bands Emproad, Tentackle Attack and Stop!Death Behind Her Smile present a metal core night, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €7.50. • The bands Fused and Katana present rock, pop and blues, 8 p.m. April 4. Tickets cost €7.50. For more informaiton, visit www.juz-kl.de. Theodor-Zink-Museum, Steinstrasse 48, Kaiserslautern: • Charity concert of the Japanese Garden with pianist Sachiko Furuhate-Kersting, 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Model trains The 44th Ramstein Model Train Swap Meet takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Haus des Bürgers in RamsteinMiesenbach. About 40 exhibitors will present model trains, accessories, tin toys and dolls. Admission fee is €3 for adults and €1 for children.

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Easter egg market in Siegelbach The 19th Easter Egg Market takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Westpfalz Werkstätten in Siegelbach, Sauerwiesen 18. Visitors can watch how artists create their work. A special exhibition presents egg cups. The cafeteria serves beverages, coffee and homemade cakes. All profits will go to the workshop for the disabled.

Admission fee is €10. Proceeds will go to Kamaishi, a Japanese city that was hit by the tsunami in 2011. Abbey Church, Otterberg: • Concert with music by Johann Sebastian Bach, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €12. Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers: • “Verwandte sind auch Menschen,” a comedy by Erich Kästner, in German, 8 p.m. April 5. Tickets cost €24 to €30. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. Landstuhl Stadthalle: • “Der Raub der Sabinerinnen, a comedy in Palatinate dialect, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 17, 19, 25 and 26. Tickets cost €8 to €12. For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “Saturday Night Fever,” a musical by Bill Oaks, Robert Stigwood and the Bee Gees, runs through April 27. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org. Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1: • “Werther” an opera by Jules massenet, in French, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 17. • “Tosca,” an opera by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian, with German and French subtitles, 6 p.m. April 21. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486. Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz: • “Casanova,” a ballet by Robert Glumbek, 8 p.m. Tuesday. • “Stiffelio,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 6:30 p.m. April 5

and 7:30 p.m. April 9. For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de or call 0621-1680-150.

Miscellaneous

• Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de. • Niederkirchen, Westpfalzhalle, Easter market, Sunday. • Schwedelbach, around Bürgerhaus, exhibition by local craftsmen, stores, today to Sunday. • Forst/German Wine Street, traditional summer day parade to say good-bye to winter, 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.forst-pfalz.de. • Gleiszellen-Gleishorbach (near Bad Bergzabern), almond blossom fest, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. • Kaiserslautern, near BMW dealer on Merkurstrasse, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. Kaiserslautern, Messeplatz fairgrounds, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Torfstrasse 10, Thursdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works in Kurpark), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and April 5.


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New brochures available at KMCC by Astrid Kleemann Window to Rheinland-Pfalz

The Window to RheinlandPfalz information counter at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center offers its visitors new English information material about sights and events in the local region. The latest 2014 issue of the popular “Calendar of events for the Ramstein and Kaiserslautern area” just arrived. The calendar provides a monthly overview of city and village festivals, fairs, markets, concerts and shows, including short descriptions of the events in English. It depicts a choice of offers that the local tourism representatives consider particularly interesting for English-speaking visitors. The calendar covers the most important events in the Ramstein and Kaiserslautern area, the holiday region Lake Ohmbach/Glantal and the Donnersberg region throughout 2014. The dates of bike event days, volksmarches and culinary hikes, as well as medieval markets or Christmas markets, are listed. People interested in cultural events will find something to awaken their interest, as will sports

enthusiasts or families with children. The pictured magazine “Leisure and Sights” was published at the end of January and covers the main local attractions. The range of subjects that are all described in a separate chapter comprises castles and historic landmarks, churches, natural monuments, parks and zoos, museums, venues for cultural events as well as other leisure activities like swimming and wellness or hiking and biking. In 48 pages the reader can find out details about Landstuhl´s landmark Nanstein Castle, the Azur Water World in Ramstein, the Elendsklamm ravine in Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, the Lake Ohmbach recreation area in Schönenberg-Kübelberg, the Kaiserslautern Zoo or the Celtic Village in Steinbach, just to mention a few. To make it easier for visitors to locate the places of interest, the addresses for GPS-navigation are mentioned as well. Attractions suitable for children are marked with a special sign. In addition to that the local travel guide makes several suggestions for excursion tours in the area. All brochures are distributed for free and will also be available at the

German-American Community Office in Kaiserslautern and the local tourist information centers. Check the English website www. ramstein-gateway.com to find information about the region. The Window to Rheinland-Pfalz information counter located in the KMCC will be happy to assist you with information about the local area. Just stop by the counter during your next visit at the KMCC.


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Have fun with the locals EVENTS Garden delights Fri, Mar 21 – Sun, Mar 23 Ludwigshafen, Friedrich-Ebert-Halle Perfect start to the season, Gartenfreuden ‘garden delights’ will be hosting an event in the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle between the 21st and 23rd of March. This event is for pure enjoyment as well as information. A variation of creative workshops will be offered throughout the area.The event starts at 10 a.m. and will run until 6 p.m.. Entry fee is €5. For more information see www.gartenmessen.de Teen cooking course Sat, Mar 22 Freinsheim, Freinsheimer Hof Want your teen to learn how to cook from professionals? If so, don’t miss this event on the 22nd of March at Freinsheimer Hof. Here, they will be able to prepare a 4-course dinner with Holger Jacobs and his team. Registrations age 13 and above, prices for the course are €90 (includes course, apron and drinks). For more information see www.freinsheimerhof.de. Wedding fair Sun, Mar 23 Eulenbis, Burgerhaus Looking to get married and still need a few ideas, then come to the wedding fair in Eulenbis on the 23rd of March. Here, you will be able to find wedding decorations, hair dressers, designs for cards, and even see a bridal fashion show. Admission is free. For more information see www.eulenbis.de Opening of the lime mine Sun, Mar 23 Wolfstein, Lime Mine The lime mine in Wolfstein opens once again on March 23. The opening event is fun for kids and adults. You will be able to explore the underground world. Wine tasting is also possible but with registration. Last entry is at 5 p.m. Admission fee is €5 per person. A family ticket is €13.30. For more information call 06304-9130 or see www.kalkbergwerk.com Veterama - classic cars Fri, Mar 28 – Sun, Mar 30 Hockenheim, Hockenheimring Between the 28th and 30th of March,

Veterama will be displaying motorcycles and cars at the Hockenheim Ring. This event has been around since 1975. Veterama will have approx 2,500 exhibitors and about 300 automobiles offered at the marketplace. The event starts at 12 p.m. on Friday and will go until 8 p.m. (insider ticket). Ticket price is €14. For more information please see www.veterama.de Medieval market Sat, Mar 29 – Sun, Mar 30 Trier, Messepark Enjoy a medieval market in Trier between the 29th and 30th of March. Here you will be able to feel as if you were living back in the middle ages. Come dressed up if you like or just see what they have to offer, from wooden carvings, plays, dancers, and various other stands. For more information see www.mercatus-treveris.de Spring parade Sun, Mar 30 Speyer, city center The spring parade in Speyer (Speyerer Sommertagszug) starts with a small concert at the city gates at 2 p.m. from where the colorful parade starts throughout Speyer at 2.30 pm on March 30. Children in funny spring costumes singing spring songs will be saying good bye to the winter. A snow man will be lit on fire at the end of the parade to symbolize the end of winter and beginning of spring. For more infor in German see www.speyer.de Horror Circus Tue, Apr 1 Kaiserslautern, Volkspark-Parkplatz If you are a Halloween fan or even Rocky Horror Show fan, this is an event for you. On April 1st a Horror Circus will be performing in Kaiserslautern Volkspark parking lot. You will be able to see creepy costumes and you will most definitely get a thrill from their performances. Recommended min. age is 14 years old. This event starts at 8 p.m. Prices start at €10 and include an after-show party. For more information see www.horror-circus.de Deutsches Weinbaummuseum Tue, Apr 1 Hochheim, Weinbau Museum Come to the opening of the German Weinbaum Museum on the 1st of April, in Hochheim. Various objects dealing with wine will be displayed on different floors.

The first floor will describe how wine makes a profit and different collections of wine. Wine from the 17th and 18th centuries will also be displayed. Opening time for the season April to October is 14:00 to 17:00. Prices for adult are €4 and children age 7 – 14 cost €1. For more information see www.dwbmuseum.de (site in German). SPORTS 7th Indoor Cycling Marathon Sat, Mar 22 Rodenbach, TVR-Turnhalle For those who want to get fit or who are fit and want to take part in the 7th Indoor Cycling Marathon on the 22nd of March, come sign up in Rodenbach. For more information contact the TV Rodenbach at 06374-993351. Basketball - 1. FCK Sat, Mar 22 Bad Kreuznach, Martin-Luther-KingSchule Come support the Kaiserslautern Basketball team. They will be playing 22nd in Bad Kreuznach at 8:15 p.m. Lets see them throw the winning hoop! For more information see www.fck-baskets.de Soccer - 1. FCK Wed, Mar 26 Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter Stadium On 26th of March the 1. FCK will be playing against the DSC Arminia Bielefeld in Kaiserslautern’s Fritz-Walter Stadium. The game starts at 17:30. For more information and tickets see www.fck.de or call the hotline at 0631-31880. Harlem Globetrotters Thu, Mar 27 Ludwigsburg, MHP Arena On the 27th of March, the Globetrotters will be playing at 7 p.m. on the courts of the MHP Arena in Ludwigsburg. They have a new motto this year - “You write the rules.” You get to decide the new rules they add to the Globetrotters basketball, a rule that could affect the outcome of the game! This event will be fun filled and exciting. Don’t miss out and get your tickets soon at www.eventbuero.com or call 07112082-495. Prices start at €23. More information on the Globetrotters at www.harlemglobetrotters.com

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Ohmbach lake run Fri, Apr 4 Brücken, Ohmbachsee The international community run around the Ohmbach lake starts at the Turnhalle Brücken on the 4th of April 2014. The 9 km asphalt path leads through the idyllic area around the lake and back to Brücken. Enjoy our beautiful spring nature on this run. For more information in German see www.tv-bruecken. 9. Marathon Deutsche Weinstrasse Sun, Mar 30 Bockenheim, TSV Bockenheim On the 30th of March, the TSV Bockenheim hosts the 9th Marathon on the Deutsche Weinstrasse starting at 10 a.m. at the Haus der Deutschen Weinstrasse. Participants will be running through the romantic vineyards and the recreational area of the Deutsche Weinstrasse. For more information see www.marathon-deutsche-weinstrasse.de or call 06322-961-1015 after 14:00. CONCERTS The Australian Pink Floyd Show Thu, Mar 27 Mannheim, SAP Arena Don’t miss out on the Australian Pink Floyd Show in the SAP Arena in Mannheim on the 27th of March. This event will start at 8 p.m. The show is meant to be one of the most on demand shows on tour. Ticket prices start at €41.05. For more information see www.eventim.de or www.aussiefloyd.com Deep Purple Tue, Apr 1 Luxembourg, Rockhal Enjoy Deep Purple rocking Luxembourg, including some of their hits such as ‘Smoke On the Water’ and ‘Space Truckin’. If you are a true fan, this is a show you most definitely don’t want to miss out on. Ticket prices start at €47. For more information see www.eventim.de The James Brown Revolution Show Fri, Apr 4 Kaiserslautern, Lautrer Wirtshaus Don’t miss out on this spectacular event in the Lautrer Wirtshaus from 20:00. The show has been considered one of the best cover shows. Ticket prices start at €19. For more information see www.songkick.com

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Fluoride: Why is it so important in our daily oral hygiene? by Capt. Wah-Yung Tsang General dentist What is fluoride and what are its benefits? Fluoride is a natural element that strengthens tooth enamel to become more resistant to cavities, and it helps repair or re-harden enamel in order to arrest the early cavities. If people drink optimally fluoridated water from birth, studies show children will have 65 percent fewer cavities and 90 percent fewer tooth extractions. As adults, they will have 40 to 50 percent fewer decayed, missing or filled teeth.

How was fluoride discovered?

Fluoride was first discovered in 1901 in Colorado Springs by Dr. Frederick McKay. He found that 90 percent of Colorado Springs natives had grotesque “Colorado brown stains” on their teeth due to the high levels of naturally occurring fluoride in the drinking water. On the other hand, their teeth were surprisingly and inexplicably resistant to decay. Ever since his findings were validated, fluoride has been confirmed as dental science’s main weapon

Wrestling invitational

A youth and adult wrestling invitational will be held at the Miesau Fitness Center. This is a great opportunity to show off your freestyle skills or gain new skills and experience. Trophies will be awarded for first and second place for each weight division within the adult categories. Open to youth, ages 10 to 14, and adults, ages 18 and older. A youth coaches meeting will take place at 8 a.m.; youth start time will be at 9 a.m.; an adult coaches meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m.; weigh-ins will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; adult start time is at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $10 for adults and free for youth. Spectator entry fee costs $3 for ages 12 and older and free for ages 12 and under. Adult participants must register through Adult Sports and Fitness by calling 493-2088 or 06313406-2088. Youth participants must register by March 27 through CYS Services Youth Sports by calling 4868375 or 06372-86-8375.

Soccer sign-ups

Units wishing to participate in unitlevel soccer must sign up by March 28. There will be a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. April 2 at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center, Bldg. 172. The league will be 7 versus 7 and games will be played from 6 to 9 p.m. April through June. Awards will be given to the first, second and third place teams. To register a team, contact Quinton Floyd

in the battle against tooth decay. And don’t worry about those brown stains. Optimally fluoridated water today has significantly lower fluoride levels than what was found naturally in Colorado Springs water.

Where is fluoride found?

Fluoride is found in both topical and systemic forms. Topical fluoride is fluoride that is applied directly to the tooth surface (i.e., gels or varnishes). It is found in dental offices and also most over-thecounter toothpastes. Topical fluoride strengthens the tooth and, in some cases, helps reverse the early cavity. Systemic fluoride is the fluoride introduced through dietary means. These include some food and drink sources, such as dietary supplements, foods (canned sardines with bones, fish without bones, chicken, etc.), soft drinks, juices, bottled waters, tea and tap water in certain U.S. zip codes. Systemic fluoride makes developing teeth stronger and lingers in the saliva to strengthen teeth already in the mouth.

at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087, or quinton.floyd.civ@mail.mil.

Push-up challenge

A B-24 Memorial Push-Up challenge will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. March 28 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center annex. The event is to raise funds to build a memorial commemorating the 70th anniversary of the B-24 crash of “Our Love” in Macedonia Aug. 26, 1944. To register and volunteer, contact Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman at 480-6558 or B24memorial@gmail.com.

Doggie Dash 5K Run/Walk

Dog Center Europe and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreaton will host the second annual Doggie Dash 5K Run/Walk May 3. Participants may register at Bldg. 235 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks from 8 to 9:15 a.m. on the day of the event. The 5K run/ walk and the 1K fun walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. The event will also include military working dog demos at 9 and 10:40 a.m., plus family dog contests (including doggie costume contests) starting at 11 a.m. All dogs must be on a leash. Vaccinations will be available for dogs that are pre-registered for the vaccine clinic with the Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility no later than April 28 (call 493-4445 or 06313406-4445). For more information, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

What is the optimal level of fluoride?

Most children in the U.S. get fluoride from tap water and toothpaste. In the KMC, only the water on Ramstein Air Base is optimally fluoridated. When water is fluoridated, it is adjusted to be at safe levels for brushing your teeth, cooking and drinking. As a rule of thumb, a child who has not learned to spit should only use a rice size smear of toothpaste. Do not rinse after brushing teeth. This allows the fluoride to coat the surface of the teeth. Do not take a fluoride supplement if you are already getting fluoride from your tap water. If you buy bottled water, look for one that is optimally fluoridated. A 1- to 2-year-old child has to swallow almost two ounces of fluoride toothpaste (about 2 tablespoons), drink a third of a bottle of fluoride mouth rinse or take up to 50 tablets of fluoride supplement to reach a toxic dose. If this should happen, have the child drink milk and contact emergency personnel. Do not swallow large amounts of toothpaste and keep toothpaste out of reach of young children. For questions, contact the 86th Dental Squadron at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210.

Officials clinic, tournament

Do you want to get certified or recertified as a softball official? Take part in a free softball officials clinic at 9 a.m. April 15 to 18 at the IMCOM-E Headquarters, Bldg. 111, Room 153, on Sembach Kaserne. Open to all ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Then, take part in a practicum tournament on April 19 and 20 at KAD Field near Daenner Kaserne. Games begin at 9 a.m. This tournament is open to the first eight teams to sign up. To register for the clinic, call 475-7576 or 0964183-7576, or email tony.lee2.naf@mail. mil. To register for the tournament, call 493-4087 or 0631-3406-2087, or email quinton.floyd.civ@mail.mil.

YogaFit training

Do you want to become a certified yoga instructor? YogaFit training is coming to your area. Level 1 Training will be held April 7 and 8; YogaFit for Balancing Mood will be held April 10 and 11; YogaFit for Warriors will be held April 12 and 13. All workshops will take place at the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. Receive a discount by registering one month prior to the scheduled training date. Cost is $399 if you sign up early, $429 for regular sign-up, and $459 for late sign-up (seven days or less before training date). Register for all three workshops and save $150 when you enter the code “WARRIOR13” during checkout. To register, contact info@yogafit.

com or 888-786-3111. Find out more at yogafit.com.

Softball tryouts

The Ramstein Lady Rams varsity (slow pitch) softball tryouts will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 13 on the softball field behind Southside Fitness Center. To try out, you must be an ID card holder 18 years or older. For details, call Linda Poe at 479-4221.

Take a Hike

Take a Hike, a guide to volksmarching events in the area, can now be found online by visiting the KA at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com and clicking on the “sports” tab.

Soccer referees needed

The Kaiserslautern Officials Association, which provides sports officials for Department of Defense Dependents Schools, is now looking for soccer officials. The only beginning qualifications include soccer experience at the high school or college level, a desire to give back to the sport and the ability to travel to schools throughout the DODDS area on game days. KOA referees receive good game pay, mileage and overnight lodging when needed. For more information about refereeing, contact the commissioner, Garrett Field, at 0151-464-1963 or garrett.d.field@ gmail.com.


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

Gateway Cineplex (Ramstein) Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:15 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 11 a.m., 5 p.m., 9:45 p.m. RoboCop (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. SATURDAY - Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 4:45 p.m., 10 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:15 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 11 a.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m. RoboCop (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 7:15 p.m. The Lego Movie 3D (PG) 2 p.m. Frozen 3D (PG) 2 p.m. SUNDAY Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 8 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. RoboCop (PG-13) 1:45 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. MONDAY - Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. RoboCop (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. TUESDAY - Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Need for Speed (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Pompeii (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY - Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. RoboCop (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. THURSDAY - Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (PG) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Need for Speed 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Pompeii 3D (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. TODAY -

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A beaut. Apt, 15min to Vogelweh or RAB or hospital, 4BR, walkin closet, bathroom w/bigshower + whirlpool, bathroom w/shower and WC, liv/din rm, new BIK terr w/very beautiful view near forest, very quiet, sunroom, laundry w/ warm water, floorheating, 171sqm, AFN connect, DSL, 1100€ + utl, Tel. 0170/93 55555 or 06333/9940788, hohmann-pia@ web.de

Apt in Hütschenhausen/Katzenbach. 130sqm, 3BR, livrm, dinrm, BIK, bath + guest toilet, firepl., balc, parking spot. Avail now. €1000 + electr.+ telephone. 06371 915508 or antoschetsch kin@googlemail.com Apt in Mehlbach, Pferchstr. 9,2 floors, bright, 160sqm liv space, 1st floor:2br, new BIK, lrg bath, corner bathtub, closet, lg balcony;2nd floor: lrg liv rm 70sqm, fireplace, modern renovated, guest WC, storage, attic, garage or park spot €900 + €150 heat + €30 p. p. water + €15 trash (garage €40) 0179-5049750 or 01736313-419

Erzenhausen, fast Internet, nice 2BR, 80sqm, liv/din, bath, BIK, cport, yard €655 + elec 063742695 / 0176-20684339 Exclusive big new building, 160sqm!20min from RAB, furn or not furn, ground flr, 4BR, w/ 1 ½ baths & BIK.2 outdr terraces w/ BBQ., excellent view of German countryside.Kreimbach-Kaulbach.Garden & side walk are maintained by landlord.Pets are welcome.0151-54607136 or 015143457009 Fully furn. Apt. Weilerbach, 5min. RAB, 80 sqm. 1BR 1liv/din BIK dishw. washer, dryer, new carpet, TV-SAT, DSL, €520+util Tel.0163364694 Fully furnished apt, 100% equip, AFN, nice quiet, BR, liv, BIK, bath, carport €350+util.06308-1346 Kaiserslautern - citycenter, modern 2BR apt, balc, elevator, BIK, 86sqm live space, €645+util, 105sqm, live space, €787+util.Tel. 06302 5000, www.abc-kaiserslau tern.de Kaiserslautern downtown, luxury apartment: modern comfortable apartment, in a quiet street right in the middle of downtown, perfect for singles or couples, 80sqm, 2 big bedrooms, openplan living/dining, bathroom+guest WC, designer BIK, hardwood floors, private off-street parking, €925+ut. Av. end March. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@icloud.com KL downtown, nice apartm. 120sqm, 3BDR, newBIK, 1bath, garage, rent770,01726823232

Kusel cozy furn Apartment w/ bedroom loft 15 min to Ramstein. Tel 0176-23404388 or 06371Apt in Sulzbachtal, approx 60351 85sqm, 2rms, bik, bath. €300 Landstuhl - Melkerei, Pont-A+util. 06308-7159 Mousson-Ring 126, Apt 105sqm, Beautiful Apt 165sqm 1st flr Kott- 2BR, 1.5bath, BIK lrg liv/dinrm, weiler 5km RAB, 4BR BIK livrm 15sqm balc, sm pets neg, €630 dinrm 2bath DSL stor balc garage +utl +1mo dep. Avail now. 06371Robert-Bosch-Str. 10 1cport basem €1300 incl heating, 916689 or 0174-2854660 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach avail 1 April (except elec) 06371- Landstuhl apt, 2br, livrm w/ inte52388 grated bik, bath+ sep toilet.

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Schönenberg, Apartment, 194Sqm, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 2 Living/Dining Room, All ads and pics on class-world.com BIK, Features: Basement, Yard, Garage, €950 + util., Obermohr house for rent 172m², 01714269249 or schlemmer@ 4br, 2ba, balconie, garage, fire- fruchtgummiladen.de place €1140 For more information email: dieter.stein2@gmx.de call: Schwedelbach: BIK livrm 2BR bath shower storage rm carpet 0152-31726215 138sqm garage Internet hook-up Otterbach near KL and RAB, half possible €750 + €250 utl no pets, house - half util, comfort. apt, 110 06371-58730 or 0151-17752345 sqm, partly furn, 3.5 rms, new 1.5 or 06374-2590 or 0160-96578845 bath, new BIK, plus lrg sunroom w/ garden and fountain, storage, HOUSES laundry, garage, supermarkets 1 FOR RENT km. Rent 760€. Call: All ads and pics on class-world.com 017678190230

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Otterberg: Stylish modern apartement on 2 levels 125Sqm, 2 BDR, 2 BATH, 1 Liv/Din, BIK, quiet&safe area, near woods, beautifull view DSL !!!!Alsenborn, freestandg-house/ parkett&stonefloors. 940€/month 5 bedr/1 liv-dinr/BIK/Sep.laundry+utilities., 01.04.2014 phor/Basem/Attic/Parking-Slot.Rent ne:06301794652, €940 1330€ cold, Deposit 1330€.Tel. 06303-4438, 015773740252. Queidersbach: nice apt., 2br, liv/ dinrm, open fireplace, BIK, !!!5 min to RAB/LRMC. Bright and 1,5bath, Dres.room, pantry, ter- modern home. Mediterranean styrace, floorheating, Carport. No le. 390sqm. 8+BR w/ integrated Finders fee! 730,-€ + util. bathrms BIK, lrg fenced yard + 01718587323 parking, winter garden, €2900. No finders fee. Call Gunther 0151Ramstein City: 3 bedroom apart- 23555081 ment., 1 ½ bath, built-in.kit., livingHouse, diningrm., balcony, garage, 745,-- !!Alsenborn 5 Bedr € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 215Sqm, 5 Bedr, 1+0,75 Bathr, 1 Living/Diningr, BIK, laundryr, 06371-57656 yard.Rent 1330 € cold, Deposit Ramstein, near base, 78qm, only 1MM, Pets after Agree015773740252/ 1BR, BIK, livingroom, bath.€600 ment.Tel 063034438, willenra@gmx.de incl all util, call: 0176-20224094

10min Ramstein, New FSH, 220sqm, 6BDR, 2baths, garage, yard, rent €1750,01726823232 15min to Landstuhl: Freest. House in a nice, quiet area, 5BR/ 2,5BA, yard, terrace € 1.200,- + util 06371-943311 www.Germa Wild-Immobilien.de 15min to Ramstein: Freest. House in a beautifull area with a great view, 6BR/2BA, balcony, terrace, 2 carports € 1.690,- + util 06371943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de 66892 Bruchmühlbach, 6BR, 3.5baths, garage, 220sqm, gas heating, yard and terrace. €1570+util. Avail now. 063635481 or 0171-7859082 Airbase - 10 min. Hauptstuhl: luxury house: 6 br, walk i. closets, firepl, gar, yard, great location, E 2180,-; Bruchmuehlbach: brand new house, 300 sqm, 5 br, 3 baths, firepl, yard, gar E 2310,- ; Henschtal newer house, 5 br, fenced yard, beautiful view, E 1680,-; Herschberg: great, lux house 4 br, yard, 2 gar E 1350,-; pics avail. - JR Realty - reduced fee ph 06371-71756, 01703159692 or jfr46@out look.com Duplex 120sqm Mehlingen Froehnerhof 3BR livrm dinrm BIK 1.5bath cpks yard 10min RAB ideal for single €840 +util 063039998405 or 0176-78483490


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66904 Brücken, Auf den Birken 9. Freestanding house to rent. 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, built-in kitchen, dining room, dining area, fenced yard, 15miles to Airbase Ramstein, school bus area, garage with automatic door opener. Date available 1.04.2014 landlord call:06386 6577, mobile:01792438947

Kaiserslautern American Freestanding House. Lohnsfeld, 221sqm, Built-in-Kitchen, 4BR, 2.5 Baths, 2 Liv/Din-rms, Studio, stor rms, beautiful terr and garden, yard and garage, modern and new, Year of build 2007, approx. 15 min. to RAB, Monthly Rent 1620 Euro +util, Please contact: michael.mueller03@t-onli ne.de or 01622080116

Kaiserslautern-Morlautern: 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, built-in.kit., livingdiningrm., basement, patio, 1.600,-- € + util www.agra-immobi lien.de 06371-57656

Katzweiler, 280sqm, new duplex, garage, 4BR, €1900, Otterberg, brand new 300sqm house, 3 gar, 5br, €2300, Queidersbach, 3br apt, 1.5baths, balc €550, MackenHouse for rent in Rothselberg: bach, 5BR, duplex, sauna, carRamstein school district, 195sqm, port, floorheat, firepl, €1800. Im4-5BR, 2 liv rm, attic, basement, 2 mo T. 016096096498 kitchen w/ electric appliances, 1+3/4 baths, office rm, storage Krickenbach: 3 bedr., 1 ½ bath, rm, €1330+utl phone: 06304- living-diningrm., built-in-kit., garaAvailable with GP Residences: Ni- 91929 ge, patio, yard, 1.040,-€ + util ce Ramstein House, 5 BR, 2,5 www.agra-immobilien.de 06371House in Waldmohr 10min to baths, spacious bik, liv/din rm 57656 with fire place, garden, garage, RAB 241sqm 5BR lrg 2baths liv/ din rm modern BIK 3balc studio w/ storage, €1,200. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131-878 to set nice view yard w/ garden house up an appointment, or email gpre and firepl. garage 2park-spots €1400+utl Tel. 0172-1808789 or sidences@gmx.net 06373-506180 Beautiful FSH w. In-Law-Suite in House, 220sqm, 1200sqm proKusel-Region, built in 2011, 25 perty, terrace, family rm, dinrm, km to RAB, 250 m², 5 BR, 2 Baths BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, pri+ 2 WC, 2 BIK, 2 Liv/Din, Storage, vate patio area in the back. Very Double-Garage, Yard, Pets neg., quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgaAvail: March 1, 2014, Rent: 2015 te, €1600 +util. w/option to buy. Euro + util.Reduced fee!For more Avail now. Call Owner 06364information please contact G.I. 175436 Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 Kaiserslautern city, Rowhouse, or ramstein@gibillpay.com. For 143sqm, open flr plan, liv/dinrm, FRIDAYS & further listings please view our BIK, 2full bath, guest bath, 4BR, SATURDAYS garage, terr, no pets, insect website www.gibillpay.com/reale screens on 1st flr. Avail now. Martin-Luther-Str. 8 | K-Town state €1050+util+garage (€50). Tel: www.filou-kaiserslautern.de DPLX house Miesenbach, 170 06363-993633 or 0152-51845653 sqm, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, 1240 EUR, pix and details www.tinyurl.com/ meisenweg - sascha.mahler81@ gmail.com - 0160-8596471 or 0177/6862932 Enjoy traditional British cuisine in

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Duplex 140sqm 3BR 1.5bath liv/ din area BIK laundry attic garage SAT DSL 8km to RAB av now €810 + utl (extra electr. & phone) from owner Tel. 06383-7627 or 998282 speak Engl. Duplex 5min to RAB 120sqm 4BR BIK 2baths liv/dinrm garage attic basem 1000sqm lot 17sqm balc 20sqm terr €870 +util Call: 06371-70893 (lv msg) Elschbach, Duplex, new building, 156sqm, 2BR, studio, BIK, 1.5 bath, fire place, floor heat. garage, Housing proved. €1180. 01776258351 Enjoy living in this spacious, very modern and luxurious freestanding home. 291 m², 3 BR, 2.5 Baths, Liv/Din-room, Studio, Fenced yard, Double garage, Floor-Heating, Pets neg., Avail: Feb. 15, 2014. Rent: 2212 Euro + 100 Euro garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 01601065196 or ramstein@gibill pay.com . For further listings please view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Freest House, 300sqm, 5BR, 2bath, WC, sunroom, firepl, garage, yard. €2270. 0178-8950274 Excl. house in Thaleischweiler, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, garage, 1800 €, 01724255779, erich.deffner@ gmx.de

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March 21, 2014 Nice Apt in Mehlbach close to VOG 15 min RAB 20 min SEM 20 min, 110 sqm, 2 BR, livrm, dinrm, BIK w/dishw., 1,5 bath, balc., attic, basmnt., floor-heat, SAT-DSLLTE2 park.lot, quiet, near forest, wonderful view AV now, Pls. call 06301-795030, or 0151 16 56 70 17

K-Town Westside: newly renovated, 170sqm, 4 bed, 1.5 bath, BIK, studio loft, storage, small yard, gas heating, rent 1225 euros incl. garage, Av. now, Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobili Nice Duplex-Half in Kusel, 180 m², 3 BR, 1.5 Baths, BIK, Liv-Dinen@icloud.com Room, Storage, In-Law-Suite, GaMehlingen, 3BR, 1.1/2bath, BIK, rage, Yard, 2 Balconies, Pets utilityrm, townhouse, 126sqm, neg., Avail: March 1, 2014, Rent: terr, park place, garage avail, gra- 1080 Euro incl. garage +util.Redunite flr, pets neg.€820+util, Tel: ced fee!For more information plea0176-31491767 se contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Near Ramstein: Freest House Real Estate: 06371-465407 or with floor-heat, 270sqm, 5BR/ 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibill 2,5BA, fireplace, yard, 2 garages pay.com. For further listings plea€ 2.000,- + util 06371-943311 se view our website www.gibill pay.com/realestate www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Nice FSH 16 km to RAB, 245 m², 6 BR, 3 Baths, BIK, Liv/DinRoom, Yard, Garage, Pets neg., Avail. now, Rent: 1940 Euro incl. garage + util.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gibillpay.com. For Newly build family home for rent further listings please view our in Labach. 12km from Landstuhl. website www.gibillpay.com/reale 5 bedrooms, master bedroom state walk-in closet, 2 full bathrooms, open living-dining room, build-in- Obermohr: Freest House in quiet kitchen, 280 m² living space, Ter- area, 6BR/2BA, yard, terrace, garace with nice backyard, garage rage € 1.300,- + util 06371and driveway, the monthly rent 943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili 2.100 €, please contact me via en.de email: m.kuehn4@gmx.de (Marti- Old Farm house, approx 200sqm na) livsp, 4rms, BIK, bath, 1200sqm New House 5 Km to Ramstein 66879 Kottweiler. Low energie 270qu 7Beedr. big liv. 2,5 bad new desig.Kitchen every rooms TV-fast- Intern. many outsidespace, pets ok.rent 1880.- Disposit 1880.- no Realtor 06381 4280293 o. 0175 2011139

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Older reov. Farmhouse, Freestanding House, 130 qmSqm, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 1 / 1 Living/ Dining Room, BIK, Features: Pantry, Yard, ca. 15 km to Kaiserslautern and Ramstein Airbase, not supported by housing, no pets, avaible now, deposit 500,- Euro, €450, 0171-1975839 Olsbrücken, FST house, exclusive interior, 168qm, liv/dinrm, BIK, office, 4BRw/balc, 1bath, guest toil, tiled fireplace, laundryrm, 1 garage, gas floor heat, terr w/ yard, €1400+€2500dep, no pets, avail 1 April, Tel:06308-7178 Queidersbach, duplex 130sqm 3BR, 1.5bath, nice flower garden, balcony, garage, no pets. 715€ uitil 0175-6418052 Queidersbach: 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.350,-- € + til www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656 Ramstein 5 mins: comfortable home in Obermohr, 180sqm, 4 bed, 2 bath, studio loft, BIK, gas heating, garage, big balcony, no yard, €1180+ut. Av. now. Call Melinda 0172/6855976 or kka.immobilien@ icloud.com Ramstein: 2 bedr., bath, built-inkit., living-diningrm., balcony, garage, 580,--€ + util www.agra-im mobilien.de 06371-57656

Ramstein-Miesenbach: 4 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-diningrm., familyroom, built-in-kit., garage, balNo Finder's Fee! 4/2.5,2906 sqft, property, 4 parking slots. Open cony, yard, 1.760,--€ + util Katzweiler. See more at kmcmo- floor plan construction. €1450. www.agra-Immobilien.de 06371ves.com 0631-41410626 0151-50430987 57656


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Fiat 500, 2011, Metallic red 5 Speed, 63KW, fun to drive, easy to park, great gas mileage. CD player, air conditioning, sun roof panel. All season tires and summer tires. Custom seat covers. European specs. Heading back to states, love this car. $9900.00 Call 16094908450.

ped, large back yard, AFN & internet, free phone to US. 10 minutes For sale is an Automatic Merceto RAB & Vogelweh. 0179 531 des E200, 1999. Gorgeous bluegreen color. German specs, in0274 spections passed. No problems! Good shape - inside and outside. It has 270,000 km. $3700 cash AUTOS please. We are in Wiesbaden. ser All ads and pics on class-world.com gelana@gmail.com. Call 017669342-601 or 0176-69350-983. Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash.

Great Condition & Priced to Sell MINI Cooper S 2010 Pepper White w/ Black Bonnet Stripes. One owner & in GREAT Condition. Dealer maintained! Check out the KA online or www.ramsteinyardsa les.com for more details. Email 07 Volvo XC 70 AWD Cross joshnerin@me.com Country, $15,000. AWD, Automatic transmission w/manual shifting I am selling 4 bmw alloy OEM option, PWR heated leather seats, 15? rims taken off my `93 318i. pwr locks, sunroof, entertainment The rims are in fair condition. pkg/w wireless headphones, to- Good for any BMW owner who wing pkg, park assist, need rims or spares.ss2day@ gmail.com 017661266595 Scott

Landstuhl! Energy efficient construction project currently under development. Commission-free townhomes will be available soon: 116 sqm/1250 sqft living space, starting at 169.990,-€or 141 sqm/ 1520 sqft living space starting at 189.990,-€. Property includes terr. garden space. For further info pls contact: Deutsche Reihenhaus, Sa 1995 VW Golf III GT, power winbrina.Buellesfeld@reihenhaus.de, dows, power steering, power mirphone 0631/3433245 rors, electr. moonroof, seat heaOtterbach, 3bed, liv, bik, bath, ters, custom sound system with basement, garden, carport, avail amp., black GTI headlights, sports grill, tuning taillights, BBS now 0173-6890837 aluminium wheels, multifunction board computer, adj. steering wheel. 0170-8128934 All ads and pics on class-world.com

Audi, A3 1.6 Automatic, 1998, Sunroof, Power Windows, power mirrors, remote power door locks, ABS, double Airbags, incl. summer tires with alloy wheels. 199.000, next insp. 02-2015. Minor opticals, technically top. Kaiserslautern, 0176 218 90 818, e_maverickk@hotmail.com

2003 BMW X5, automatic, power windows and sunroof, BMW premium CD and stereo system. Blue exterior and black leather interior. Approximately 112K miles. A must see! GPS5981@YA HOO.COM 2009 Mustang GT Convertible, Ford, Mustang GT Convertible, 2009, 2009 Ford Mustang GT Convertible for sale. Automatic transmission, heated seats and remote starter. $20,000, not available until May. 26peterc@ gmail.com

Manual Transmission. 22,000 Miles. Heated Seats. Fold in side mirrors. Rear Back Up Sensors. Blue Tooth Enabled. Connection cord for mp3/ipod. CD Player. Convenience keyless entry and start. Comes w/2 sets winter & summer runflat tires. GPS5981@ YAHOO.COM Mecedes converible for sale, Mercedes-Benz, clk 320 convertible, 2001, silver--loaded-one owner-mercedes maintained-gargae kept- summer and winter tires with rims only 65k miles--call 07031-280681 or email fritz_32@ hotmail.com, $12500.00

Mercedes E 200, Model 2000 Automatic, leather, power steering, breaks, windows, doors. Cruise control, Xenon lights, ABS, Stero, fully loaded. new oil change & batterie.new winter tires. none smoking car - Garage kept- good condition - only € 3.250 obo call 2012 Nissan Sentra in excellent 0172-676 2717 condition. Only 31K original miles Mercedes E320, '00, Automatic, and original owner. $13,000 OBO. 144000 km, with alloy wheels, leaCall Fred Pinnix at 015238737776 ther interior, DVDs in headrests, or fredpinnix@hotmail.com extra-fully loaded, & perfect me2013 BMW low miles 33,500.00 chanically!!! Super nice car! $8400 USD or, BMW, 328I, 2013, 2013 4 (or 6200 Euros) Wiesbaden, 0176door Imperial Blue 33,500.00 USD 69350-983. or 24,000 EUR Navigation TechnoMercedes E-Class Rims and tilogy package Technology Packares, 4x 215/55 R16 Conti Premige 17" light alloy wheels Star-spoum Contact summer tires Original ke style Steptronic automatic Mercedes Aluminium rims transmission 2.0 7.5Jx16H2 ET 41, 5/112 original Audi 80, 1994, 2.0, 90PS, in good part-Nr: 2104010402, €285, koffer condition, silver, 4 doors, 163.600 tom@yahoo.de 06301 3898080 km, with sound system, 1100 EuPorsche Cayenne Turbo year: ro koffertom@yahoo.de 2009 KM: 150.000 Fully loaded, Good Year Ultra Grip Winter Ti- (leather seats, Panorama Roof, res with steel rims, 175/65 R14. Rear Entertainment System, Price Excellent condition used one win- New: € 140.000,00 Sale Price: ter. Rims came off Mazda 323, $38,400 Please call: 01724x100. $180; Call: 0175-449-8922 6235076


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Sky+HD box with controller, Sky+HD box with controller used in the UK for 2 years. Not used in Germany. 3 years old., €110, bbfromss@yahoo.com Stearing wheel "Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback" for your PC! Love to play auto games? Wanna feel like yr r driving for real? Then dont miss this!, pics on class-world.com, €45, coemser@ gmail.com., pics on classworld.com

Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €15, coemser@gmail.com, €20, coemser@gmail.com Surround sound speaker system, HCT stereo surround sound speaker system, like new. Five speakers and subwoofer., $67, mkomara7@yahoo.com The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, perfect condition, like new!, €10, coemser@gmail.com The Bigs2 Baseball, Wii game, perfect condition, like new!, €10, coemser@gmail.com Transformer 1000Watts, $35, ha senbuhlerh@yahoo.com Transformer 750Watts, $20, ha senbuhlerh@yahoo.com Wireless DVD player and surround sound, DAV-HDX578WF Sony DVD and Home Theatre Surround sound and S-air wireless receiver. This is an awesome system with wireless rear speakers and a 5 disc changer. $250, 26peterc@gmail.com Zelda Twilight Princess, Wii game, perfect condition, like new!, €15, coemser@gmail.com

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*Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 220 volt iron and ironing board. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. $30, eyates9761@ aol.com An adjustable full-size bassinet allows you to keep baby closer longer. Diaper changing table with wipe clean fabrics that resist mess during changes. Easily converts to a portable playard. Signature Graco® push-button fold makes closing your playard quick and hassle-free. Airy mesh on all sides for maximum ventilation. Convenient carrying bag for nofuss travel and storage. New price: 129.99, selling for $95, 06374944368 or 0176-55247077 or email Doris.Koenig@gmx.de Disney pixar Cars puzzle, 24 pieces. Ages 3 to 7, €2, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

Kaiserslautern American Antique Tin Pot - very old - passed down from my grandfather. $40. See pictures at www.classworld.eu E-mail s.vogl75@web.de Art Nouveau furniture over 100 years old. A variety of items, grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480 Baby Buggy, Baby Buggy in good condition, with additional baby carrier. $50.00, spvendor@ gmail.com Battle Royale, Magnetic Game for traveling. Ages 6 and up. Games board inside travel case., €2, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Big/tall red glass vase, perfect to put on the floor. Highlight nice flowers with this beautiful vase and give your liv/din rm a nice touch!, €5, coemser@gmail.com, pics on class-world.com Blocks in a box, Try to fit all the blocks in the box again. Multicolor shapes., €1, isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Bosch Tassimo Coffee maker, black. Fully automatic single-serve coffee brewer uses T-Discs with bar-code technology. No measuring, no fuss and virtually no cleanup; customizable size and strength 3.3 bars of pressure; LED user interface; height-adjustable cup stand; water-level indicator. Automatically reverts to standby mode to save on energy; flowthrough water heater, can be picked up anytime, $30, s.vogl75@ web.de Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmade. Beautiful accessory for any occation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coem ser@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Bracelet, gold plated and silver with small stones between. Worn once for a Xmas party. €10, for pics please see class-world.com, s.vogl75@web.de Candleholder: Nice candle holder for 4 tea lights. Perfect for your living room!, €8, pics on class-world.com, coemser@ gmail.com Coffee Maker, White, can be picked up anytime. $10, s.vogl75@ web.de, see pic on classworld.com Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822 Disney Palisade Playground Set, This is an awesome swing set that has travel with us for the last 4 years however we are not bring it with us this time. It is big but breaks down easily and we still have all the original hardware and directions. meszler2@netscape.net

DVDs for sale! A Beautiful Mind/ Any Given Sunday/Hostel/ Jerry McGuire/ Miracle/ Old School/ Posiedon/ Pulp Fiction/ Rent/ Risky BusinessRoad to Predition/ Seabiscuit/ Short Circuit 2/ Signs/Spider-Man/ Talladega Nights/ etc. email me to find out more. 26peterc@gmail.com Elta desk fan, Elta revolving desk fan with multi speed setting. $8, 26peterc@gmail.com Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! Great book., €2, pic on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com

Page 43 Fender type Telecaster electric guitar. Masterbuilt, professional instrument. Excellent sound spectrum and tonal qualities. Must see and try! Tom at 0172 35 64442 New Dark Side Licence Plate. spvendor@gmail.com

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Handbag "clutch style": Love to go out and dont want to use a big handbag? Dont miss out on this small, black bag. Perfect for going out at night!, €8, pics on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com

I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris)

Handbag "Esprit brand": Small bad, black leather, ideal if you only need to carry few things around with you like purse, cell phone etc., €10, pics on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com Jacket "Stones", perfect for men Handbag: Classy black leather to wear in fall, 100% cotton, perbag. Hardly used, perfect conditi- fect condition, size 54 (german), on!, pics on class-world.com, €40, pics on class-world.com, coemser@gmail.com €20, coemser@gmail.com Hot Tub! Canadian Spa 2011 Toronto model Hot tub with built in audio speakers, lighting and waterfall. This is 50 sq ft and seats up to 5 adults. It is 220 volt, but also has a 110 volt convertor included. please email me at 26peterc@gmail.com for more info.

Lego Pyramid, Ramses Lego pyramid game. From ages 8 and up. 2 to 4 players., €8, isabell_1_98@ yahoo.com Long necklace with a heart & butterfly pendant, different stones. For pics please see www.classworld.com, €5, s.vogl75@web.de

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Necklace, fashion jewelry, black, different pearls & stones, €5, for pics please see class-world.com s.vogl75@web.de Nice necklace with a leather strap, €10, for pictures please go to www.class-world.com, s.vogl75@web.de Nice necklace with heart-pendant in silver. New, nether worn. For picture please see classworld.com. €5, s.vogl75@web.de Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039 Pore Cleanser from Tchibo, only used once, perfect condition, works great to get a clear skin!, €8, pic on class-world.com, coem ser@gmail.com Pumps "Easy Spirit": Black, perfect condition, only used once! Size 8.5 M, €8, coemser@gmail.com Pumps "Life", black, hardly worn, great condition, size 9M!, €8, coemser@gmail.com Sandals "Life", black, always loved to wear them. Great with classy, fancy, trendy dresses or pants. Size 8.5M, €8, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Schimmel grand piano, German manufacture, black varnish, fine design and fanastic sound, buyer will need to organize transport for detail info call after 18:00. 063831658

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March 21, 2014 Selling two Fender Stratocaster electric guitars. Never left the house, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Senseo Coffee maker, Black, brews up to 8 ounces in less than a minute. Works with pre-measured sealed coffee pods that come in a variety of flavors. Simple push-button controls for size selection and power. No messy grinding or flavor cross-over; dishwasher-safe parts. Can be picked up anytime. $30, s.vogl75@web.de Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Creme, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. €10, coemser@ gmail.com Spelling Bee Bingo, Ages 4 and up. 2 to 6 players. Fun game with spelling., €2.50, isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Spongebob Squarepants Puzzle, Kid size puzzle. 30 pieces. Age 3+., €4, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Standing fan, Lasko oscillating standing fan with adjustable speeds. $30, 26peterc@gmail.com Swarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 20years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to RAB! Sweatshirt von GAP, perfect condition, like new. Size small., €7, pics on class-world.com, coem ser@gmail.com The Notebook from Nicholas Sparks - wonderful book!, €3, pic on class-world.com, coemser@ gmail.com Tommy Hilfiger Jacket for men, great condition, 100% cotton, size 54, €45 OBO, coemser@ gmail.com Transformers, Multiple 220 volt transformers. 4 X 300 watt for $40 each and 1 X 75 watt for $20. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. $40, eyates9761@ aol.com T-Shirt "America", perfect condition, like new, size small!, €8, pics on class-world.com, coemser@ gmail.com

Two brand new bikes in mint condition, 500 euro. Helmet, light, bell, rain cover, chain and lock, back carrying clasp, & detachable front basket included. krgween@ hotmail.com Werther International, winter jacket for men, brown leather and 100% lambskin. Perfect condition, size 58 (german size)! €50 OBO, pics on class-world.com, coemser@gmail.com Wetsuit - Shorty, Women, black/ orange, size small, fast drying, €15, for pics please see classworld.com s.vogl75@web.de Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad vantipro.de

FURNITURE All ads and pics on class-world.com

2 Dark brown shelves, 2 dark brown shelves in very good condition. 130x120x36cm.Call Gary @ 01713610739, $20, aussiebeagle11@googlemail.com 3 Dark Brown shelves, 3 dark brown shelves in very good condition. 194x120x36cm.Call Gary @ 01713610739, $50, aussiebeagle11@googlemail.com 3 Piece Living Room Set, Couch, Loveseat&Chase Chair. Excellent Condition, Purchased At Haverty's. Must Pick Up. $500 obo. Call 0176-20250818. A beautiful German white shrank with glass vitrine and lighted bar (€300) and a complete set of Black Leather Bound 1987 Encyclopedia Brittanica (make an offer) 01704019648 American beige brown TV recliner $25, Telephone 06373-4283 Antique 100 y.o. German china cabinet, matching dining table with 4 chairs. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €950, eyates9761@aol.com Antique Bench, Antique bench with cushion seat, storage space and wheels. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €600, eyates9761@aol.com Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €150, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French armiore with mirror doors. Louis IV style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €800, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French buffet. year 1890 Henry II style. See photo on KA classifeds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €1000, eyates9761@aol.com Antique French sofa. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €200, eyates9761@aol.com Antique secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €120, eyates9761@aol.com


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Light color German Living room Schrank, (3m wide, 2m high 46 cm deep) $150, German Eckbank FURNITURE “corner bench” with pull out table All ads and pics on class-world.com and 2 chairs $80, Roll-top Desk Clock, Clock from the 1940 Ger- $20. Telephone 06373-4283. many made chimes on full & 1/2 hour. Works perfect. Measures 25 Metal Bunk bed in excellent coninches tall x 11 inches wide x 7 in- dition. New unused mattresches deep. $250.00, spvendor@ ses!Bottom mattresses (2) gmail.com 190x140x15cm. Top mattress Couch With Recamiere, 2 & 1/2 seats Couch with recamiere with storage space under recamiere. size 2.35cm X 0.53cm, recamiere 1.60cm X 0.80cm, color: terracotta., €500, earnest.epps@t-onli ne.de Tel. Cell 01737406216

190x90x30cm. $150, aussiebeagle11@googlemail.com

Outdoor 3 seat swing, metal frame with cushions, Moving sale! Outdoor 3 seat swing, metal frame with cushions in excellent condition. Swing can hold up to 400Lbs. 190x170cm.Call Gary @ Custom Made Wood Bar, Cu01713610739, $100, stom made wood bar including aussiebeagle11@googlemail.com six stools, sink, and tap, plus lighting. Small refridgerator which exactly fits the bar available for se- Queen Size 4 Poster Solid Wood parate purchase. $725, Bed With Australian Silk Canopy, mkomara7@yahoo.com Moving Sale! Queen size 4 poster solid wood bed with Australian Eckbank “corner bench” with Silk Canopy in excellent conditipull out table and 2 chairs $80, Te- on. 2 years old.Call Gary @ lephone 06373-4283. 01713610739, $400, aussiebeagle11@googlemail.com Electrical fireplace €60, 2 coffee tables €70 both together obo. Table And Chairs! A nice round, 06374-1717 or 0157-72670561 white, wooden table with 2 matching chairs. The table is three For Sale - Art Noveau Wood Ta- and a half feet in diameter. Please ble (1900), Size: 45 x 30 inches, email 26peterc@gmail.com for Good Condition; PH: 06301- more info. 793819, speak English German Sideboard and Highboard for Sale. Oak-rustic color, solid wood. Great condition! New €1200 each, now selling for €200 each! Call: 0176-907-96039 I give away my couch for free! 80cm x 1.74cm x 76cm. Cushion is slightly worn out but still very comfortable and looks nice with a cover. I also have a matching armchair. 0151-67603628. See www.class-world.com for pictures Furniture For Sale: Lighe color German living room Schrank, (3m wide, 2m high, 46cm deep) $150. Telephone 06373-4283 Large American beige brown sectional couch, right side has a pullout double size bed and left side has 2 recliners $150, Telephone 06373-4283 Large American beige brown sectional couch, right side has a pullout double size bed and left side has 2 recliners $150, American beige brown TV recliner $25, Square wooden Coffee Table $50. Telephone 06373-4283

This is a beautiful Italian mirror. The frame is gold leafed and the picture is made out of marble composite. It is not an antique, but will add that exquisite feel to any room. Height: 58 inches Width: 32 inches 06371-802-2655 Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. $150, eyates9761@aol.com

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

Yardsale/Basement sale on the 22 March, 9:00 - 16:00. Rodenbach Hauptstrasse 5 67688. Two grandfather clocks, lrge oval table w/6 chairs, one oak and one walnut, rocking chair and wicker chair, crystal, dishes. Computer desk, Large Pictures, many curtains, Old antique shrank, persian carpets, 3 lrge and many mediums size, many clothes, hanging clock and many more items. Reasonable priced.

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Page 45 Inlaid Wooden End Table. Sorrento style. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €30, eyates9761@aol.com

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

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Kaiserslautern American, March 21, 2014  

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

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