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Virtus Perdurat by Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde 86th Airlift Wing commander

Commentary

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ur wing motto, “Virtus Perdurat,” which translates to “enduring courage,” exemplifies our commitment to the combat airlift ethos — there is no Airman, Soldier, Sailor or Marine ever alone while we are on duty. It defines the excellence we expect of our Airmen and reminds us of the proud heritage upon which we stand. This year, the 86th Airlift Wing focus is on readiness, and recently, Team Ramstein’s readiness was put to the test in the initial response to the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. When directed, our wing and partners swiftly and professionally responded to evacuate Americans from Tripoli, returned our ambassador and three other fallen comrades with dignity, and cared for the U.S. Embassy members at Ramstein. Team Ramstein came together to execute myriad missions, and I’d like to highlight a few of the many outstanding Airmen who lived up to our motto, “Virtus Perdurat,” in what was a stark reminder of the cost of freedom. • Staf f Sgts . E f rain Perez, V errick Cub o l, Ry an Gro v e and Chris to pher Ram o s and Senio r Airm an Nicho las Pum ilia, 8 6 th Security Fo rces Sq uad ro n m em b ers , deployed in fewer than two hours from notification. They arrived in Tripoli on the first aircraft to land in Libya, an 86th AW C-130J Super Hercules, and provided six hours of close-in security for a C-17 MEDEVAC and follow-on C-130J missions.

• Capt. M elis s a B uzb ee-Stiles , 8 6 th Aero m ed ical E v acuatio n Sq uad ro n, was deployed to the 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Flight as the operations flight commander. As the medical crew director, she led the aeromedical team that evacuated and cared for four wounded patients on the flight from Tripoli to Ramstein. • And y Dav is and Senio r M as ter Sgt. M ichael M o rgan, 8 6 th L o gis tics Read ines s Sq uad ro n, our installation deployment officer and installation deployment NCO, rapidly stood up our deployment control center to receive evacuated embassy personnel. In conjunction with our 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing partners, they provided the behind the scenes logistics support for all arrival and departure activities. • Firs t L t. Chris T ruelo v e, M as ter Sgt. T am ala William s , T ech. Sgts . Chris Starnes and J am es V es t, Senio r Airm an Dex ter Alej and ro , and Airm an 1s t Clas s K ev in Po tts , 7 8 6 th Fo rce Suppo rt Sq uad ro n m em b ers , made up our mortuary affairs team. Along with their Army partners, the team followed strict protocols and provided dignified mortuary support for the U.S. ambassador and three embassy personnel killed in the attacks until they were returned home with honor. • Airm en f ro m the 8 6 th Co ntingency Aerom ed ical Staging Facility skillfully transported and provided en route care for the wounded from Ramstein to Landstuhl Regional

Medical Center and back to Ramstein for follow-on flights to CONUS. • L t. Col . Davi d Z on ies , a traum a s urgeon , and his multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, performed three surgeries over several days on two critically wounded patients. Staff Sgt. Leteya Tsonetokoy, an 86th Medical Squadron operating room technician, assisted trauma surgeons in their lifesaving work. • M as ter Sgt. Jay B erry , 86t h Airlif t Wing Prot oc ol s uperintend ent, planned, coordinated and executed dignified transfer ceremonies, including the plane-side departure ceremony led by the deputy secretary of state and attended by the consul general, commander, USAFRICOM, and the commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe/ AFAFRICA. He ensured a dignified departure from Ramstein and arrival at Andrews Air Force Base for national ceremonies. Thank you to these 86th AW Airmen and the many other unnamed Airmen and partners from Team Ramstein for your enduring courage after our diplomatic facilities in Libya were attacked. For 70 years, the 86th Airlift Wing and our predecessors have served with “Virtus Perdurat” in every air power engagement since World War I. We still live in a dangerous world and face enemies who despise our values of freedom, democracy and equality, but with a tradition of valor and commitment to readiness, we will continue to deliver unmatched combat airlift and strategic installation capabilities.

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A Veteran by Chief Master Sgt. (ret.) Don Sanders

Photo by Staff Sgt. Tyler Placie

Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, visits with Soldiers, to include the Kaiserslauternbased 10th AAMDC, taking part in Austere Challenge in Israel.

Chairman of Joint Chiefs, EUCOM commander visit 10th AAMDC Soldiers by U.S. Army Capt. Royal Reff 10th AAMDC Public Affairs H AZ OR, Is rael — U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Navy Adm. James Stavridis, the U.S. European Command Commander and NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, met with “European Defender” Soldiers with 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command here Oct. 30. During his portion of the visit, Gen. Dempsey was provided a tour of the Israeli air base where 10th AAMDC Soldiers work and live during their stay for the joint multi-national exercise Austere Challenge 2012. Gen. Dempsey presented coins to selected Soldiers for excellence as well as giving on-the-spot coins for Soldiers executing their duties. For Staff Sgt. Christopher Schwope, a battle noncommissioned officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th AAMDC, receiving the chairman’s coin was something to be proud of. “It was nice to be recognized by the chairman and my leadership for the hard work that my Soldiers and I have put into the exercise,” said Schwope. Soldiers with the command also received

commander’s coins from Adm. Stavridis and listened as he addressed troops on the importance and value of their participation in Austere Challenge 2012. “This exercise, Austere Challenge, that you all are participating in is our signature exercise. It reflects the work of some 100,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and civilians working together,” said Stavridis. “I just want to say thank you; I appreciate everything you do.” The visit by the two senior leaders not only allowed U.S. and Israeli forces to appreciate the importance of the exercise but also served to boost morale. “The visit helped to show the Soldiers that this is a significant mission with huge implications. By having leaders at their level visit it shows that not only are the [ chairman and the EUCOM commander] focused on the exercise but that they truly care about the Soldiers. Taking the time to visit and meet the Soldiers really motivated the Soldiers here and let them know just how important their work is,” said Sgt. Maj. K enneth K unzler, the noncommissioned officer in charge of communications for the 10th AAMDC. Soldiers with the 10th AAMDC are scheduled to return to their home station in K aiserslautern, Germany upon completion of the exercise in November.

Who is a veteran? There have been many words written by many scholarly individuals describing their version of who a veteran is and what they stand for. Among these many definitions, there is always one common thread. A veteran is a person who has valiantly served his country. It is never to be forgotten that a veteran made a contract with America to do whatever he or she can to ensure American citizens are protected from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. This contract fulfills the dominant creed of our constitution, which was written so many years ago. The American veteran has met this challenge and has done so with honor. With rare exception, the veteran has earned the respect and admiration of American society. The veteran has been with us throughout the years of American existence. He was with us during the great civil war, which cost more lives than any other war fought by American servicemen and women. The veteran was with America during the K orean conflict in which more than 54,000 American lives were lost. He was with us during the Vietnam conflict which cost more than 58,000 lives. The veteran was present during conflict in the middle east, and still is in the very far-away land of Afghanistan. During all these wars, the veteran has always remained steadfast, always ready to place his or her life on the line in defense of freedom and the American way of life. It is always the veteran who leads the way in protecting the citizens that make up our great nation. I have asked myself on occasion why veterans would join the military. In the beginning, it may have been for a sense of adventure; to see the world and to experience something new. Surely, that wander-lust suddenly changed when they learned what they were doing was crucial to American survival. Many Americans chose a different path because they were not required to enter military service. School classmates of mine went onto other professions; bankers, teachers, lawyers, construction workers, etc. That is one of the great things of America; we can choose to pursue a life of our desire. Freedom of choice is what sets the United States of America apart from many other countries in this world. Unfortunately, in order for these personal freedoms to be possible, a great deal of protection is needed. Freedom is never free. There is a difference today in today’s military as compared to the veteran of yesteryear. However, the bravery and determination of a veteran has not changed. The American military member has always risen to the occasion; always providing whatever is needed to protect America. Y es today’s fighting person has the benefit of better technology; better equipment and logistical support. Y et, the overriding factor is that whatever the cost, whatever the sacrifice; the veteran stands tall and ready. Today, I stand very proud of America and what America has accomplished in the last 236 years. I also render a proud salute to all those veterans that made these accomplishments possible. God please continue to bless the veteran and the United States of America.

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Reported Larcenies

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OCT. 31 » Landstuhl: One GPS, one iPhone 4s, one iPod Touch, one set of headphones

OCT. 30

08:24 a.m.: A damage to government property was reported on Sembach Army K aserne. Damage reported was a piece of concrete roofing chipped and broken.

OCT. 31

11:06 a.m.: A fleeing the scene was reported in K aiserslautern. Investigation revealed that an individual caused a traffic accident and left accident scene without notifying proper authorities. 11:39 a.m.: An operating a USAREUR plated vehicle with expired registration was reported on Landstuhl Army Post.

NOV. 1

10:11 a.m.: A damage to private property was reported in Landstuhl. Damage reported was a broken driver side door mirror, cracked mirror back plastic and a shattered mirror. 6:22 p.m.: A major traffic collision was reported between K ollweiler and Jettenbach. Investigation revealed that the accident was caused due to slowing down due to wild life. 05:51 a.m.: A drunken driving was reported in K aiserslautern. Investigation revealed that Polizei pulled driver over for routine traffic stop and upon contact, detected an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage emitting from breath. 08:41 a.m.: A larceny of private property that was secured was reported on Landstuhl Army Post. 12:23 p.m.: A fleeing the scene was reported on Ramstein Air Base.

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02:22 a.m.: An aggravated assault and drunken driving was reported in Bruchmühl bach-Miesau. 05:25 a.m.: A possession of an illegal weapon was reported at a club in Landstuhl. 06:50 a.m.: A theft from a motor vehicle that was secured was reported in Landstuhl. 11:35 p.m.: A damage to government property was reported at the K MCC. Damage reported were broken and smashed ornaments and knocked over news stand.

Stranger Safety

The Airman & Family Services Flight will hold a Stranger Safety dinner table discussion, “My kids would never do that,” 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ramstein Community Center. Parents and children are invited to discuss child safety over dinner. For details and to make reservations, call Shaquita Ponder at 480-6007.

Take Note

In-processing housing briefing

Effective Thursday, the Air Force civilian in-processing housing briefing will be in conjunction with the mandatory finance briefing, which is scheduled for 8 a.m. every Thursday at the Ramstein Housing Office, Bldg. 2108. Bring a copy of your PCS orders.

Angel Tree

The Angel tree kickoff with Brig. Gen. C.K . Hyde, 86th Airlift Wing commander, will be 1 p.m. Nov. 16 near the food court in the K aiserslautern Military Community Center.

Little Teeth, Big Smiles

NOV. 1 » Frankfurt Airport: One Black iPad 2 w/black case, one Black iPad 3 w/pink case, unknown amount of keys to Naples Elementary School Buildings, one BMW car key, one house key, one Texas driver’s license, one Naval Base License, one Blue Cross insurance card, one Navy Federal Credit card, one Mission Federal Debit Card, approximately €1,000 and approximately $450

NOV. 3

12:15 p.m.: An aircraft lasing incident was reported 5 nautical miles Northeast of Ramstein Air Base. 2:10 p.m.: A possession of controlled substance was reported at the K aiserslautern High School on Vogelweh. 8:12 p.m.: A sexual assault was reported in Vogelweh Family Housing. 9:27 p.m.: A suicidal gestures was reported in Weilerbach. 01:55 a.m.: A driving under the influence was reported in Landstuhl. Investigation revealed that Polizei observed a driver operating a vehicle in an erratic manner and upon contact detected an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage emitting from drivers breath.

NOV. 1 » Mannheim Hospital: One iPhone 4, 32 GB

The 86th Dental Squadron will offer Little Teeth – Big Smiles, a weekend clinic for children up to 10 years old from 7:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at the Ramstein Dental clinic, Bldg. 301. Services will include dental examinations and cleanings for

NOV. 3 » Landstuhl Army Post: Two Side Rear view mirrors stolen

BARMENTS

A civilian was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for possession of drug paraphernalia with residue of marijuana. A family member was barred from all U.S. military installations in Europe for his involvement in the use, possession, and distribution of marijuana.

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Closures

Upcoming construction

Donations for Pfennig Bazaar

Holiday mailing deadlines

» The K MC Housing offices will be closed Monday for an American holiday. The offices will also close at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 21 for an office function and all day Nov. 22 and 23. » The Furnishings Management offices at Einsiedlerhof and Ramstein will close 11 a.m. Nov. 16 for an official function. » K aiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility will be closed on the following dates for the holiday season: Nov. 22, 23, Dec. 14, 24 and 25. For more information, call 493-4473 or 0631-34064473. The German-American and International Women’s Club K aiserslautern will collect donations for next year’s Pfennig Bazaar scheduled to take place March 1 and 2. Donations will be taken 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 and 17, and Dec. 7, 8, 21 and 22 at the Pfennig Bazaar warehouse, Hackstrasse 4-6 in 67657 K aiserslautern. Clothes, household items, electrical appliances, toys and books will be needed. Furniture, mattresses, shoes, suitcases and other big items will not be accepted.

Wilson Boulevard from Jefferson Avenue to K isling Drive will be closed to traffic for reconstruction starting Monday thru Nov. 23. Traffic will be detoured via Lincoln Blvd., east and west along K isling Dr. and Jefferson Ave. The reconstruction is needed to improve roadway safety, ride quality and reduce wear and tear on vehicles. Watch for more updates in the K A and CE Corner. For more information contact the 86th Civil engineer Squadron SABER Office at 4809043. For everyone’s safety motorists must obey traffic laws and regulations. Below are the 2012 recommended U.S. European Command holiday mail deadlines for postal customers assigned to the European theater of operations. These dates are for mail originating in Europe and destined for the U.S. Space Available Mail ( SAM) — Nov. 26 Parcel Airlift Mail ( PAL) — Dec. 3 Priority Mail — Dec. 10 First Class Letters And Cards — Dec. 10 Express Mail Military Service — Dec. 18


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Local veterans make history, NCOs get opportunity to form Kaiserslautern Military hear Airman’s perspective Community Retiree Council by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Last week, more than a dozen retired service members and two widows signed up to represent the first retiree council for the K aiserslautern Military Community. Veterans from both the Army and Air Force formed the council in order to work together and assist the retired community. It’s a chance for veterans to help other veterans and to integrate their actions in support of the activeduty force. Members of the council represent many veterans who continue to give back to the community even after serving many years on active duty. The recently formed council is headed by council President Luis de Anrade, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, Vice President É ugene Marietta, a retired Army master sergeant, and Secretary Norm Raynal, a retired DoD civilian. The other members and their retired ranks are: Don Sanders, Air Force chief master sergeant; Ute Harris, Army sergeant major; Mike Richter, Army sergeant major; Nelida Rabassa, Army sergeant major; Rick Deppe, Air Force senior master sergeant; Lyn Cammack, Air Force master sergeant; Robert Ford,

Army sergeant 1st class; Mike Vidaurri, Air Force master sergeant; Francine Sandoval and Jeanette Barbato. These veterans are proud to still be serving their military family in any capacity and will be around the community in the next few weeks. They plan on reaching out to the nearly 2,000 retired members in the K aiserslautern Military Community, in an overall effort to increase the awareness of their existence and at the same time capture as many members as possible. The veterans recently appointed to the K aiserslautern Military Community Retiree Council may not solve all the problems that exist, but they will do their best to point those needing help in the right direction or get them the information they need. K eep an eye out for members of the K aiserslautern Military Community Retiree Council. These veterans have all retired members’ interests in mind and they have stepped up to help the military community out. Thank you all for what you do in serving this great nation. ( Courtesy of 8 6 th Airlif t Wing Retiree Activities O f f ice)

As an Airman, have you wanted to be able to voice your opinion to a noncommissioned officer, but found yourself without an opportunity? Airmen wishing to do so are able to volunteer for the Airman’s Panel, held once per class cycle at the NCO Academy on K apaun Air Station, Germany. The panel is a 45-minute session that gives partial insight on 360-degree leadership for NCOs going through the academy. “A huge part of that perspective is sitting down with motivated Airmen throughout the K aiserslautern Military Community,” said Tech. Sgt. K arin Burke, NCOIC of the NCOA. “This session allows students to be mentored by motivated Airmen and provides them with an outlook that we often times fail to see; our Airmen are doing amazing things and have great ideas. This perspective will help us all become better leaders for our Air Force.” This panel gives all Airmen, including those who just arrived to their first duty station and those about to become NCOs themselves, the opportunity to explain traits the ideal NCO has. “I wanted to be able to give the first-term Airman’s feedback to NCOs on what they could work on and what NCOs are doing well,” said Airman 1st Class K hrystian Ball, 786th Force Support Squadron evaluations technician. “It’s just really good to know that the new Airman’s voice is being heard.” Airmen provide feedback on areas where NCOs are doing well, or areas that could be better. “The Airmen’s Perspective is an opportunity to gain an understanding of what today’s Airmen face and their experiences with the NCOs that they work with,” Burke said. “These Airmen provide candid views and observations they have

made regarding what their leaders are doing well and areas that they can improve.” NCOs learn a variety of things from this panel, ranging from how involved to be in their Airmen’s work and personal lives, to their training. “I learned that Airmen seem to want to do the right thing, but their actions are greatly influenced by what we, as their leaders do and teach them,” said Tech. Sgt. Patrick Haney, 721st Aerial Port Squadron. Airmen who make up the panel realize that what they have to say influences how these NCOs go about treating those they lead, Ball said. “The NCOA showcases the fact that NCOs are really looking for feedback on how they can develop and build the strongest unit possible,” he said. “It was really good to be able to speak to NCOs who are willing to learn how they can be better leaders.” For Ball, the most important thing an NCO could take from the panel was how NCOs can assist Airmen to do their job, he said. “Airmen hear throughout their career that they are what makes the Air Force run,” Ball said. “It’s great knowing we have the NCOs there to assist in making us become the best we can be.” Haney noted at the end of the session, that Airmen today are different from when he joined the Air Force. “The most important thing I learned is that Airmen are coming in with a lot more education than we did when I was an Airman,” Haney said. “Airmen are already much more in line with the Air Force core values than a few years ago. Overall, the Airmen coming in these days are amazing.” Airmen interested in sharing their opinion on their version of the ideal NCO can volunteer during the next class cycle that comes through the NCOA.

October LESs may contain error Some servicemembers stationed in Europe may find their cost of living allowance, COLA, location omitted or listed incorrectly in the remarks section of their end-of-month leave and earnings statement for October 2012. This system-generated error is only in the remarks section, and did not affect the actual COLA entitlement paid or overall pay. Those with questions should submit an inquiry through their unit personnel administration center.


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Counter IED training amongst nations by Spc. David Huddleston 18th Engineer Brigade Public Affairs Z ARAGOZ A, Spain — Engineers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command trained with their Spanish counterparts during a multinational joint training exercise Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, here in the San Gregorio Training Center in Z aragoza, Spain. The exercise known as Interdict 12, hosted by the Spanish Engineer Command, was held to foster and enhance the interoperability among engineer units towards counter improvised explosive device operations. The intent was to focus on the roles that military engineers can perform to defeat the enemy’s IED system using a scenario similar to past deployments. The 21st TSC sent 1st platoon from the 541st Sapper Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade to participate as the route clearance element and represent the U.S. Army. “It has been great for us, because when we conduct route clearance training we are typically the main effort or the lead of the operation

whereas here we serve as a secondary role which is similar to how we will be utilized in Afghanistan and other operations,” said 2nd Lt. Chris Wagner, platoon leader and native of Bel Air, Md. “We walk the roads and clear the roads for follow on units being logistical clips to infantry moving into their sector to do different types of missions. For us we are going to clear everyday any day, so every day we can train doing those things, getting practice, learning from our faults or vehicle problems is going to help however the troops look at it,” said Sgt. 1st Class Augustine Haro. “I appreciate the opportunity to come and fail in a safe environment, so when we finally deploy we will be ready to be successful and bring all of our troops home alive,” said Wagner. Overcoming the language barrier proved to be a minor hindrance when coordinating link-up times and rehearsals, according to Wagner. Soldiers who were proficient in Spanish interpreted between leaders. “Sometimes they still had to communicate without me, because I was occupied. When my platoon was on the ground with Spanish soldiers,

Photo by Lt. Col. Wayne Marotto

Sgt. Chino Thompkins, a member of the 1st Platoon, 541st Sapper Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, interrogates a suspected pressure plate improvised explosive device with a Spanish engineer soldier during a tactical foot patrol to discover and defeat IEDs during a joint training exercise, Oct. 29. The exercise known as Interdict 12, hosted by the Spanish Engineer Command, was to foster and enhance the interoperability among engineer units towards counter IED operations.

they had to use signals or other means to communicate,” said Spc. Alberto Apolinario. “It is close to what we will see in combat working with other NATO forces pertaining to the difficulty of making link ups and language barriers to exactly let the commander know what our capabilities are and

how to best use us in their missions,” said Haro. “Communication is key.” “It is a once in a lifetime and very unique and appreciated opportunity to train with the Spanish. I would say that we really lucked out being selected as the representative for the United States for this mission,” said Wagner.

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Joint, coalition forces partner

Photos by Senior Airman Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

Airman First Class Travis Lowe, 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party, directs a Humvee through a rough patch in the road during the Joint Mission Readiness Exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 29. Military aircraft participating in the exercise included: PC-9s from Slovenia and Switzerland; F-16 Falcons from Spangdahlem, Germany; and L-39s from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and the Czech Republic.

by Tech. Sgt. Akeba Lawrence 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs H OH E NFE L S T RAINING ARE AS, Germ any — The 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron, attached to the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing on Ramstein, participated in a

large-scale joint multinational readiness exercise, called Saber Junction 2012, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 30. The main goal of the exercise was to practice Army integration and honing skills for unified forceon-force land and counterinsurgency operations.

Staff Sgt. Michael Campbell and Airman 1st Class Jared Cowart, 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron, communicate with field operates while manning the Tactical Operations Center during the Joint Mission Readiness Exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 29.

“The most valued experience here is integrating with ( the Army) before going into deployed operations,” said 1st Lt. Marshall Wills, 2nd ASOS joint tactical air controller. The 2nd ASOS supplied 23 joint terminal air controllers and one radio maintainer to support the joint training. The 2nd ASOS supported the 2nd Cavalry Regiment by advising and assisting the integration of airpower into their ground maneuvers with controlled air strikes. The mission of the 2nd ASOS is to provide superior U.S. Air Force tactical air control party liaison and control to the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. JTACs assist in mission planning through the integration of close combat power air support aircraft and surface fires, and by providing support to ground scheme combat maneuver units on today’s battlefield around the world. Airmen 1st class Aaron Corrales and Travis Lowe, 2nd ASOS TACPs, who had been assigned to the squadron for about six months, were also involved in the training. This was their first major exercise with the Army.

“This has been a challenge,” Corrales said. “We’ve been learning how to interact with the Army and getting out of our comfort zone.” The JMRX is hosted by the U.S. Army Europe’s Joint Multinational Training Command and Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Grafenwö hr and Hohenfels training areas, Germany. It is the only U.S. Army overseas combat training facility. Exercises such as this, highlight the decisive action training environment rotation with multinational forces to gain a wider perspective. It is designed to prepare coalition forces through a combination of offensive, defensive and stability operations appropriate to the mission and the environment. Saber Junction 2012 is a large-scale, joint, multinational, military exercise involving approximately 1,700 Army and Air Force personnel, and 18 coalition forces. It is the largest exercise that U.S. Army Europe has conducted over See EXERCISE, next page


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the span of the past 20 years. The coordination between the Army, Air Force, international and host nation partners benefitted personnel in valuable preparation and partnerships. “Main learning point is

that … we’re out of practice. We’ve had to relearn a lot of things,” said Maj. Justin Dupuis, 2nd ASOS air liaison officer, who played the role of brigade ALO in the tactical operations center during the exercise. “We learned a lot of things we had to improve … we learned stuff on our own

that will make us leaps and bounds prepared for something like this in the future.” This year’s training involved hundreds of military aircraft and vehicles, which included PC-9s from Slovenia and Switzerland; F-16 Falcons from Spangdahlem, Germany; L-39s from U.S. Air Forces in

Europe and Czech Republic; main battle tanks; infantry fighting vehicles; and stryker combat vehicles. “This is the first time I’m dealing with tanks and real combat air defenses,” said Airman First Class Michael Tagariello, 2nd ASOS TACP, who had just finished calling

in A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from Spangdahlem for support. “It’s a lot different than looking at the odd truck or a couple of people shouting at you.” ( Editor’s Note: 2 nd L t. K ay Nissen, 8 6 th Airlif t Wing Public Af f airs, contributed to this article)

Airmen First Class Aaron Corrales and Travis Lowe, 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party, coordinate a call to A-10s from Spangahlem Air Base for air support during the Joint Mission Readiness Exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 29. The JMRX is the largest exercise that U.S. Army Europe has conducted over the span of the past 20 years.

Airman 1st Class Travis Lowe coordinates an air strike with Spangahlem Air Base’s A-10s over the radio during the Joint Mission Readiness Exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 29. The main goal of the exercise was to practice integration with the Army and hone skills on force land operations.

The 2nd Cavalry Regiment packs up their gear during the Joint Mission Readiness Exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 29. The 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron was supporting them by advising and assisting the integration of air power into their ground maneuvers with controlled air strikes.


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Street lamps Airmen ensure street lamps are working properly Nov. 1 on Ramstein. Every day, 86th Airlift Wing members maintain and operate the Air Force’s premier installation ensuring an exceptional quality of life for the KMC.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes

Base clean-up Members of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing rake leaves during building clean-up day Monday on Ramstein. Building clean-up takes place twice a year and is a way for Airmen to take care of the area they work in.

Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor

Explanation Craig Brammer, a project leader for the Logistics Innovation Agency, explains the components of the freedrop delivery system to parachute rigger Soldiers from the Cameroon Army during aerial delivery familiarization training at the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermasters Detachment rigger shed Tuesday on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The training was organized for U.S. Army Africa and 5th QM to conduct the familiarization event with U.S. and African Soldiers participating in exercise Central Accord 13 and Flintlock 13, in order to refine and rehearse procedures to be used in the aerial delivery exercises.

Photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Cook Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Pottery A pottery student centers clay on a pottery wheel Nov. 1 on Ramstein. Pottery classes are available after 1100 at the arts and crafts store located in the Ramstein Northside Fitness Center.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Bob Wallace, John Stroud and Leo Robbins, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, are briefed by Maj. Maurice Jackson, 86th Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility medical service core officer. The members visited with wounded warriors during their tour of the CASF Nov. 2 on Ramstein.


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21st TSC Soldier’s journey to Army’s best warrior competition by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Taylor 21st TSC Public Affairs A 21st Theater Sustainment Command Soldier’s road to competing in the Army’s premier Soldier skills competition, the Department of the Army Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Y ear Best Warrior Competition, has paved the way for him to become a better leader. “The Army has a book definition for leadership, but I don’t think that we as Soldiers should limit leader-

ship to the book definition,” said Spc. Richard Shepard. “We all have different outlooks and experiences, and if we can offer something that can help each other grow, then that is great leadership.” Shepard, an intelligence analyst for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, tested his Soldier skills against 23 of the Army’s best warriors in October at Fort Lee, Va. His accolades up to that point were winning best warrior competitions at the company, command and U.S. Army Europe levels in a nine-

Photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Clauss

Spc. Richard Shepard, an intelligence analyst for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a San Diego native, negotiates an obstacle during the stress shoot event during the 2012 Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee, Va.

month span. He didn’t win at the DA level, but the 22-year-old attributes part of his iron dedication to his life prior to the military, saying that being responsible for taking care of his two brothers while his parents worked taught him things that he now puts to use. A year into his enlistment, Shepard’s leaders took notice and sent him to his company’s Soldier of the month board. “What actually stuck out to me about Shepard was that I noticed that he was one of those people who liked to go to school, liked to study and liked to learn new things. I thought [ well] those are some pretty good attributes for someone who has to prepare for a board,” said Staff Sgt. Travis R. Andrews, Shepard’s supervisor, an intelligence analyst with the 21st TSC. “I figured if he just does his studying and focuses on the board the same way, then he could be really successful.” Shepard won the Soldier of the month and was now set on a path he hadn’t foreseen. “When I first started I didn’t expect to go as far as I did, I just wanted to go to the board and do my best and in turn gain that experience and knowledge that comes with attending a military board,” said Shepard. According to him, he thought the ensuing command-wide board was the highest level and the end of the competitions. That event pushed Shepard to his maximum both mentally and physically. There was a 12-mile ruck-march, zeroing and qualifying with a weapon, combatives and day and night land navigation. “The 21st TSC board was very difficult, but I think, that the way it was set up, it definitely played a big role in preparing me for the USAREUR board,” said Shepard. He won the USAREUR best warrior title and immediately began a month-long preparation for the DA competition. “I was glad that I had won the board, but I figured that the next level would be more difficult, so I didn’t really have time to celebrate if I wanted to ensure that I did my best during my next challenge,” said Shepard. Shepard traveled to Grafenwoehr for three weeks of training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center to prepare for the Army level competition. After which, he had a week of rest

“We all have different outlooks and experiences, and if we can offer something that can help each other grow, then that is great leadership.” —Spc. Richard Shepard, intelligence analyst

before venturing to Fort Lee, Va. To prepare for boards, Shepard said he breaks up his study material and studies at 15 minute intervals, sandwiched between short breaks. According to him, this method ensures that he has an opportunity to retain the information he learns, instead of overloading his brain. “The way I think about it when preparing is, you know that the competition only lasts four days, four days is nothing compared to the amount of years you have on earth, so that’s just four days of pushing yourself to as far as you can mentally and physically so just get out there and do it,” said Shepard. “During one of the competitions I found out that one of the Soldiers competing actually had cancer prior to the competition and was recovering from treatment while he was competing and I thought that was awesome,” he said. “Y ou see people from all walks of life with different personal situations, and if they can get out there and do it then why can’t I?” Shepard said the Army competition was different than all the boards. “The biggest difference was on the first day,” Shepard stated. “When we got there the first thing they did was give all the competitors three Soldiers who we were responsible for, and we had to look out for them throughout the entire competition.” Although Shepard didn’t win, he feels he’s still a winner because of all he learned along the way. “I wasn’t disappointed to find out that I didn’t win. I am just grateful for even making it this far and being able to see all the things I’ve seen and learn all the stuff I’ve learned along the way,” Shepard said. “I’m happy, because now I can take back my experiences and share them with others.” Shepard credits his leadership with helping him on the road to achieving his goals, and with less than 24 months in the Army, he is now in a better position to get promoted and use those newfound leadership skills and experiences to take care of Soldiers.


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AF senior leaders approve doctrine restructure by Phil Berube Air University Public Affairs M AX WE L L AIR FORCE B ASE , Ala. (AFNS) — Officials at the LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., announce that by next fall, Air Force doctrine will be restructured, streamlined and accessible to anyone with an e-reader, smartphone or tablet. Dubbed “Doctrine Next,” the initiative overhauls doctrine development processes to better reflect Air Force and Joint “best practices” in a much timelier manner while reducing subject matter redundancy and repetitive content. In early October, the LeMay Center presented Doctrine Next to senior Air Force leaders at the annual Doctrine Summit held at the Air Force

Academy. The leaders unanimously supported the initiative and tasked the Center to proceed with immediate implementation. “Doctrine Next is a totally new way we will develop and present our doctrine,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III. “Any opportunity we have to streamline and improve the timeliness of Air Force doctrine will have an immediate impact on the way we team with Joint and Coalition partners.” Currently, the complete list of Air Force doctrine includes 32 singularly focused publications that amass more than 2,600 pages. Doctrine Next dramatically reduces that page count and aligns the doctrine into five unifying volumes and 28 supporting annexes. The five volumes will be Air Force Basic Doctrine; Leadership and Force Development; Commanding and Organizing Air

First AF amputee pilot nominated for DOD disability award L AU GH L IN AIR FORCE B ASE , T ex as (AFNS) — A Laughlin Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training graduate was one of two Airmen nominated for the 2012 Department of Defense Employee/ Service Member with a Disability Award. Capt. Ryan McGuire, with Air Mobility Command, lost his leg in a boating accident on Lake Amistad in 2009 while in pilot training here. He went on to become the first Air Force amputee to earn a pilot rating. “Ryan’s perseverance was always inspirational for all of us,” said Col. Tom Murphy, 47th Flying Training Wing commander. “This is another example of him doing great things.” McGuire was yanked from a boat traveling at 40 miles per hour. He was lifted out of the boat by a rope that was tied to an inner tube when the wind caught the tube, pulling him out. His hip was dislocated, pelvis was fractured and his right foot mangled. The then-lieutenant McGuire was eventually rescued from the lake, taken by ambulance to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, Texas, and 10 hours after the accident, arrived by helicopter at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Attempts by doctors to repair the foot ended in failure and much of his leg below the knee was removed. “It was so surreal,” McGuire said. “It probably really didn’t hit home until I woke up after the surgery. I woke up after and my mom started crying. I pretty much knew then it wasn’t just a bad dream.”

Determined not to lose his dream of flying, McGuire began the painful road to recovery. “I never wanted to give up my dream,” he said. After completing rehabilitation using prosthetics, McGuire completed the 26.2 mile Bataan Memorial Death March, earned three medals at the 2010 Warrior Games and ran the full Air Force marathon in under five hours, earning honors as the 2010 Air Education and Training Command Athlete of the Y ear. After appealing to the Air Force medical continuation board, which had originally deemed him as unsuited for continued service, he received word in 2010 that he would be returning to pilot training. “His achievements prove hard work and dedication make anything possible,” said Senior Master Sgt. Diana Gonzalez, the Air Force Evaluation and Recognitions Programs branch superintendent. “McGuire is an inspiration for others, illustrating what someone can achieve, regardless of physical disabilities.” McGuire and Christopher Randall, with the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, will be honored at the 32nd Annual DOD Disability Award ceremony, slated for later this year. For more information on Air Force recognition program and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at https:/ / mypers. af.mil. ( Courtesy of 4 7 th Flying T raining Wing Public Af f airs.)

Force Forces; Operations; and Support. Each annex will be derived from the current library of doctrine publications and rewritten to focus on the five unifying documents. “The annexes will be all doctrine, no filler,” said Lt. Col. Brian Thompson, LeMay Center’s Doctrine Development Directorate. “One of the immediate effects of eliminating non-doctrinal text is a 30 percent word-count reduction across the entire Air Force doctrine library.” “Doctrine Next fundamentally improves the alignment, currency, accessibility, readability and ultimately the relevance of our Air Force Doctrine ... our service’s best practices,” said Maj. Gen. Tom Andersen, commander of the LeMay Center. Airmen should start seeing newly formatted annexes by May 2013, with full implementation not later than Oct. 1, 2013.

DOD issues request for new mobility applications, devices by Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASH INGT ON — Service members could be downloading applications for government BlackBerrys, iPhones, Androids and other “mobility devices” by the beginning of next year, said Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert E. Wheeler, the deputy chief information officer for the department. The goal, he said, is to have the “military app store” set up by early 2013. “It all depends on if we get a good bid,” Wheeler explained in an interview. The request for procurement closes out at the end of the year, and “it should not take long” to put the store in play once the decision is made, he added. Wheeler said the needs of the department are at the core of the request. “We’re looking at things from a ‘ three-bin’ perspective,” he added. The first bin, he said, contains mobility devices that don’t need to connect with a DOD official or classified network. These include devices used for training, communications in an unclassified nonsecure realm, research and so on, he said. He said the second bin holds those devices that are connected to the secure but unclassified network. Today, these are mainly BlackBerrys, Wheeler said, but there are pilot programs incorporating Androids, iPhones and tablets in this bin. The third group connects with the classified network, he said. The department’s future “app store” will feature applications appropriate for each bin, the general said, and he expects the security performance of these items will change to encompass DOD’s strict needs. DOD personnel use 271,000 BlackBerrys alone, he noted, and Research In Motion -- the Canadian company that developed BlackBerrys — has a security protocol the department approves. “We hope other companies develop this,” Wheeler said. Overall, he said, the larger issue is “as we move forward with technology, we’re trying to make sure we are making it less costly to DOD, we’re trying to make it more secure and we’re trying to jump the productivity curve here.” Jumping the curve is key for the department and to do that, Wheeler said, the department needs to get these devices into the hands of the young men and women to whom they are second nature. The so-called digital generation is developing new uses for these devices every day, the general noted, and this has bridged into the tactical world, as well. These devices have uses “far beyond just talking to each other and e-mail,” he said. The department is “basically going for diversity in our products, and that goes back to trying to get the best price for the government and finding the most secure device,” he said. “So we will have a family of options that don’t favor any one device.”


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Contracting supports Jackal Stone exercise by Rachel Clark 409th Contracting Support Brigade CROAT IA — The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s contracting partner, the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, participated in Jackal Stone 2012, a Special Operations Command Europe multinational special operations forces exercise, conducted in Croatia during September. Contracting specialists from the 409th CSB, with headquarters in K aiserslautern, Germany, provided support at five different locations across Croatia in support of the mission. The 409th CSB’s 624th Contingency Contracting Team started planning for JS12 in November 2011 and integrated with the SOCEUR logistics team to ensure that all contracting requirements for the exercise were met. “Getting our contracting teams engaged early in the planning stages ensures open communication, and leads to better strategic planning,” said Col. William Bailey, commander, 409th CSB. “Early integration is critical to the success of the mission.” The team, in conjunction with support provided by the 409th CSB’s K aiserslautern-based Theater Contracting Center, awarded six contracts worth more than $1. 9 million. “What we do as contracting specialists is critical to the mission. While supporting SOCEUR during this exercise, we weren’t necessarily in the fight but our support kept them in the fight,” said Staff Sgt. Joshua Thompson, 624th CCT. The contracts provided logistical support for approximately 1,700 personnel from 18 different NATO and partnership nations; covering everything from food, vehicles, life support services, fuel, a boat lease, and construction materials, but not without its own logistical challenges. “Locating reliable vendors in the immediate area was a challenge. Most of the supplies that we are procuring are coming from sources that are located more than 100 kilometers from where we are running operations,” said Sgt. 1st Class William Rawe, 624th CCT. JS12 was also a learning environment for newer contracting professionals. “This exercise has been an excellent opportunity for the team to gain experience with all aspects of the contracting process. They’ve been exposed to many contracting tasks,” said Maj. Jessica K ovach, contracting officer, 624th CCT leader, 903rd CCBN. JS12 is coordinated by the United States through Special Operations Command Europe and is primarily a partnership building exercise.

U.S. Army photo

Staff Sgt. Joshua Thompson, 624th Contingency Contracting Team, (center) inspects rental vehicles with local contractors at Zemunik Air Base, Croatia, during Jackal Stone 2012. Jackal Stone is a multinational Special Operations Forces exercise that required logistical support in five different locations across Croatia during the month of September.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Randall Jackson

Cindy Burt, a Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association employee gets shelves and items ready for the opening of the new Pulaski Barracks thrift store at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern.

New Pulaski thrift store shows spouses’ commitment by Rick Scavetta U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Cutting the ribbon on Pulaski Barracks’ new thrift store ushered in a new era to the K aiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association’s ongoing devotion to the K aiserslautern Military Community. Jeffrey Crisp, deputy to the U.S. Army Garrison K aiserslautern commander, joined several K LSA members for the Nov. 1 opening at Bldg. 2923, next door to the Pulaski Dental Clinic. “The K LSA and their thrift stores are an important part of our community and have been nearly half a century,” Crisp said. “We value their presence in our garrison and are proud to support their efforts.” The previous Pulaski store just didn’t have enough space, said manager Christine Bohl-Bellajaro. “We wanted to move somewhere bigger, so we can provide more for the community,” she said. Moving took volunteers two weeks of hard work, hauling inventory from their former building, a few blocks away. The local rugby team helped, muscling cabinets and heavy items before their practice, she said. On opening day, German crafts were raffled. Right away, browsing patrons found bargains. Children’s items don’t last long, Bohl-Bellajaro said. Electronics — especially transformers and 220 volt appliances — also sell fast. Newcomers often find pots, pans and dishes or other things needed while awaiting their household shipments.

Each Thursday, customers can stuff a thrift store bag and pay five dollars for whatever fits, she said. And they take in both consignments and donations from K MC members. “Sometimes people come for souvenir gifts,” Bohl-Bellajaro said. “People always are donating ‘ steins’ and other original German stuff.” But the thrift store at Pulaski and its sister shop at Landstuhl’s Wilson Barracks are more than just a place to find a deal. Proceeds are donated to K MC organizations, to include youth groups, school programs, scouting troops, chaplain’s closets and wounded warrior programs. “It fully goes back into the community,” Bohl-Bellajaro said. In 2011, they donated more than $ 184,000, according to their website. Each year, in fact, the K LSA donates thousands of dollars to local organizations — something they’ve been doing for nearly five decades. In a memo dated Sept. 18, 1963, the Army authorized the K aiserslautern Officers’ and Civilian’ Wives’ Club — the forerunner to the K LSA — to operate a thrift shop on Vogelweh, which at the time was still an Army post. The K LSA recently posted the historical document and photos from the original opening on their Facebook page. K LSA volunteers work hard but they also have fun, Bohl-Bellajaro said. “We’re a great team, devoted to giving back to the community,” she said. To find out more about the K LSA and the local thrift stores visit http:/ / klsagrapevine.org


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School Notes ‘Mamma Mia!’

K aiserslautern High School is presenting the wonderfully fun musical “Mamma Mia!” On a Greek island, a wedding is about to take place; save the date! The show will be performed at 7 p.m. today, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the K aiserslautern High School auditorium, Bldg. 2001 on Vogelweh. Tickets cost $ 8 for front seating, $ 6 for rear seating, and $ 4 for children under 12. Reserve your tickets online at www.khsdrama2012.weebly.com.

CCAF records update

Community College of the Air Force students may request to have their military personnel data system record updated to reflect a CCAFawarded certification. CCAF awards three certifications: Professional Manager Certification, CCAF Instructor Certification, and the CCAF Instructional Systems Development Certification. These certifications do not automatically flow to a member’s MilPDS record; however, the base education office can manually update

a member’s record upon request. CCAF students must physically bring in a copy of their certificate to the education office in Bldg. 2120, Room 421, to have their MilPDS record updated. For details, call 4802032.

News from WES

Remember to RSVP for the school’s Family Night, a PTO event for families to come eat, play bingo and win prizes. Family Night takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday. Email RSVPs to wetzelpto@ yahoo.com no later than Tuesday. For questions or more information, email Jessica Blum at wetzelpto@ yahoo.com or call the school at 485-6416. Tickets cost $ 2 for adults and $ 1 for children. PTO members will receive one free bingo card.

KHS PTSO

The K aiserslautern High School’s PTSO wants to invite everyone to come out on Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. in room 160 of K HS for our monthly public meeting. We will be discussing holiday fundraisers and

planning upcoming events. If anyone would like to become a member or get more involved for the 2012-2013 school years, join us at this meeting. If you want to volunteer with us as well, please contact us at khsptso. goraiders@ gmail.com and we will let you know upcoming events. Y ou can also find out what we are doing through FaceBook if you look us up as K HS PTSO, and don’t forget to “like” us.

Parents’ Night

In an effort to raise funds for our Junior & Senior Prom, the RHS Junior Class is hosting a Parent’s Night. This is an opportunity for Parents to receive babysitting service for the evening of Nov. 17, from 6 to 9 pm. The age groups included are 5 to 10 and the cost is 20$ per child. Food and activities are provided and should there be any questions they may contact me at lauren.kemp@ eu.dodea.edu

Lunch and Learn

Parents of students at Vogelweh

Elementary School are cordially invited to attend the next “Lunch and Learn” on Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to noon in the school library. This month’s topic will be “Bullying.” School counselors will share what bullying is and isn’t. They will provide resources and tips for parents on how to help their children learn strategies to handle these situations. Parents may bring a bag lunch. Light desserts and door prizes will be provided.

EDGE! Car Maintenance 101

CY S Services’ EDGE! program is offering a free car maintenance course for High School teens, grades 9 to 12 registered with CY S Services ( ages 15 & up) . Dates are: Nov. 20 and 27 and Dec. 4 and 11 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Classes will be held at Landstuhl Auto Skills Center, Landstuhl Post, Bldg. 3800. To find out more or to enroll contact FMWR One Stop Shop, Landstuhl Post, Bldg. 3810 or Parent Central Services, Pulaski Barracks, Building 2898, DSN 493-4516/ 4122 or civ. 0631-3406-4516/ 4122.


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SMS Pumpkin Drop

Photo illustration by Rick Pagels

Sembach Middle School eighth-graders Justine Beard and Kathryn Woo celebrate winning first place in the school’s annual Pumpkin Drop Oct. 31 at the school. The annual Pumpkin Drop was a culmination of a Department of Defense Dependents Schools Science Technology Engineering and Math initiative tied into a fun event. Each team of students was tasked to design and create a reentry vehicle capable of withstanding a landing on Earth.

Photo by Minyi Qian

Photo by Susi Gibbins

Community parade at SES

KES students support Red Ribbon Week

Third grade students at Sembach Elementary School take part in their community parade, where they get to decide what job they would like to do in their community and then make a hat and sign to depict it.

Kaiserslautern Elementary School first-graders Justin McCollum, Imarys Santiago and Anissa Niter turn their backs on drugs during Red Ribbon Week at the school. Each day during Red Ribbon Week, students showed their support by representing different drug-free slogans.

Photo by Cynthia Whitney

Photo by Susi Gibbins

JamMin’ Minute

KMS students share theater talents

First-graders in Cynthia Whitney’s class at Ramstein Elementary School take part in a daily exercise by practicing their JamMin’ Minute routine, learned in their physical education class and done in their classroom. P.E. teachers Kathy Kleha and Cindy Porter created a JamMin’ Minute “European travels” routine this month, which is featured at www.healthetips.com/jamlibrary. php. Their goal is to increase the number of physically active minutes in a student’s day.

Kaiserslautern Middle School eighth-graders Shelby Gibbins (center), playing the role of Lesgles, and Christopher Craven (right), playing Gavroche, are surrounded by their friends during the production of “Les Miserables” at the Hilltop Theater in Baumholder. The 28-member cast consists of all middle and high school students from Baumholder, Ramstein and Kaiserslautern. The shows continue from today to Sunday.


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November Mark Your Calendar

» A National Native American Heritage Month observance will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne. This year’s theme will be “Serving our people, serving our nation – native visions for future generations,” said Sgt. 1st Class Andre Johnson, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s equal opportunity advisor. There will be entertainment, music, displays and free food samplings, Johnson said. “Come out and participate and learn more about the Native American culture,” Johnson said. For more information contact your unit equal opportunity advisor. » Don’t miss out on the free Rob Lake illusionist shows Saturday at KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. There is a family friendly show at 4 p.m. and an evening show at 8. Rob Lake is the youngest illusionist to ever win the coveted Merlin Award, magic’s highest honor, presented every year by the International Magicians Society. His show consists of mind-blowing mentalism, mesmerizing illusions and unbelievable magic tricks that the whole family will love. Seating is limited and tickets will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open an hour before the show. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage is holding auditions for the comedy, “Complete History of the Army,” at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Three actors are needed for this comedy. Performances will take place Jan. 11 and 13 and 18 and 19. Contact KMC Onstage for a chance to read the script beforehand and for any questions. KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For details, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » Kaiserslautern’s Better Opportunities for Single Service members are hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner for single service members and geographical bachelors from 2 to 7 p.m. Nov. 24. Food will be served from 3 to 6 p.m. Watch the football game on big screen TVs and participate in pool tournaments. There will be prizes and free trips for winners! To attend, RSVP through your unit BOSS representative or contact the BOSS office at 493-4469 or 0631-3406-4469. » Kazabra Club is hosting an after-Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot Out from 8 to 11 p.m. Nov. 23 in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Don’t miss the harvest fun playing bingo. Doors

open at 6 p.m. For ages 18 and up. » Finish off your Christmas gift list at the Last Minute Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 3 to 6 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium, Room 112. Purchase items such as crystal, Polish pottery, children’s toys, Dutch cheese and Belgian chocolate, soaps, tapestries, jewelry, and more. For details, call 493-4184/4105 or 06313406-4184/4005.

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» The Multicultural Spouses Club is designed to bring people together from different backgrounds. And it’s always more fun with food involved, so please bring a dish that is an old family favorite and embodies your heritage. This is a great opportunity to meet friends and have a good time. The next meeting takes place at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 in Bldg. 2926 in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks. For details, call 0631-3406-4203. » The toddler playgroup of the German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern meets bimonthly. Join parents from other cultures and enjoy a coffee together while children play and hear other languages. The group will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 and 17 at Spesbacherstrasse 51a, Ramstein. The fee for each play date is €2 to cover facility costs.  For details, contact Katie Pelletier at president@gaiwc.com or 063839266018, or visit the GAIWC website at www.gaiwc.com. » Rheinland Pfalz Quilt Guild meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. Night meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. Visit www.rpqg.eu for the meeting location. » The Rhineland Breast Cancer Coalition, a group of breast cancer survivors in the KMC, are celebrating life and supporting and encouraging other breast cancer patients and survivors in the area. This group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Bambus Garden, outside Pulaski Gate by Vogelweh. For details, email RBCCgroup@ yahoo.com. » The Kaiserslautern chapter of the Sergeant Morales Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Monday of every month at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks DFAC

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Military Family Appreciation Month Events Military Family Appreciation Month is a time to honor the sacrifices of our military families. To show our appreciation throughout the month of November, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is partnering with Army Community Service to provide the community with fun events and great opportunities to win free prizes. Military Family Appreciation Month Drawing: Visit any Java Cafe or Army library within the KMC now through Nov. 29 and enter for a chance to win a Bavarian Motor Car weekend rental and two overnights at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. Winner will be drawn on Nov. 30. Open to military ID cardholders only. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. Free Bowling: On Tuesday, Army Community Service is giving away 50 passes for bowling at the Vogelweh Bowling Center. Each pass is good for two games and shoe rentals for your family. Cake Cutting: From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, grab a slice of cake at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. Library Fun Day: Starting at noon Nov. 17, the Kaiserslautern Main Library on Landstuhl is hosting a day full of activities for the whole family. Enjoy a puppet show, followed by refreshments, scavenger hunts, board games, movies and drawing prizes. For more information, call FMWR Special Events at 493-4215 or 0631-3406-4215, or Army Community Service at 493-4057 or 0631-3406-4057. (on the right side). This meeting is open to all Sergeant Morales members, Sergeant Audie Murphy members and to any NCO who would like to join.

Support Groups

» Community for Autism Understanding, Support and Education, also known as CAUSE, is a support group for members of the community to get great information and resources. This month’s topic is stress management, with special guest speaker Dr. Krystal White, pediatric psychologist. Join us at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Cantina Mexicana, Kaiserstrasse 117 in Einsiedlerhof. Space is limited, so RSVP by calling 0631-3406-4094/4091. » GREAT Ideas is a support group for those who have been diagnosed with diabetes. This group will address coming to terms with the changes in life, answer questions, and give information and support. The next group meets at 6 p.m. Nov. 27 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. Call 0631-34064094/4091 to reserve your spot.

Mock election brings patriotism, education to elementary school by Airman 1st Class Holly Cook 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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tudents from Ramstein Elementary School participated in a mock election Nov. 5. “We want them to know that we have the power to elect our leaders and by having a mock election they will realize that they can make

a difference one day themselves,” said Norma Lozano, RES second grade teacher. The mock election was held to educate children about the importance of voting. More than 900 children, from 4 to 8 years old, participated in the one-day mock election along with the RES teachers, administrators and parents. “Each class had an assigned time to come and vote and then we ended the day with

a patriotic program,” Lozano said. Voting times ran from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with the patriotic program starting at 1:40 p.m. The program consisted of musical selections by the second grade classes, the posting and retrieving of the colors by the Ramstein American High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, and the announcement of the mock-election win-

ner by RES principal Joseph Lovett. “We have been planning the mock election and patriotic program since Constitution Day ( Sept. 17) in September,” Lozano said. “By holding the election we are trying to integrate all subjects that the kids learn in school into teaching them about the whole election process.” School subjects, such as social studies, music, art,

technology, language arts, math and character education were used to the mock election day festivities and planning processes. “It’s a unique way to teach them about democracy,” said Debra Lowder, an RES special needs teacher. “Being able to show them, even at a young age, that their voices do count lets them know that they are a part of the now and the future of America.”


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MP Corps celebrates by Staff Sgt. Tramel Garrett 18th MP Public Affairs H E IDE L B E RG, Germ any — More than 1,000 Soldiers, family members and friends from throughout Europe gathered Nov. 2 at the Village Pavilion on Patrick Henry Village here, to celebrate the 71th anniversary of the Military Police Corps Regiment. This was the fourth consecutive year the European MP Corps ball was hosted by the 18th Military Police Brigade, which is headquartered in Sembach. This year’s theme was “Balancing the force for decisive action,” which is a plan for the MP Corp to successfully support the Army’s mission while adapting to the many changes in the force. Col. Brian Bisacre, the commander of the 18th MP

Classes And Training

Brigade, presided over the event, and Maj. Gen. David Quantock, the provost marshal general was the guest speaker for the evening. Quantock began his speech with acknowledgement of the Soldiers who lost their lives during the war on terrorism. “Tonight we have units deployed away from friends and family. This last 11 years we have lost 181 Soldiers that will never be forgotten,” said Quantock. “We can never forget their sacrifice.” Additionally, Quantock explained to the audience the reason he wanted to become a military policeman. “I had so much respect for military police growing up. The military police were always out there to protect our families, civilians and Soldiers at every post. That’s why what we do is so important.”

» The Ramstein Airmen & Family Readiness Center will offer a Fighting for Your Marriage class from 5 to 9 p.m. today and Nov. 16 in Bldg. 2120. A light dinner will be served. This prep class is for couples who want to make their relationship the best it can be. Most everyone wants to share their life with one special person; they want to be in a relationship where both partners want the best for the other, have fun together, and can trust and depend on the other. Join this interactive class where you can learn some things about making marriage work, and see yourself, your partner and your relationship in a whole new light. To register, call the A&FRC at 480-5900. » 123 Parenting is Magic is a three-part class that addresses the difficult task of disciplining your children with humor, keen insight and proven experience. Learn how to understand your child’s development and how that relates to correction and education at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Nov. 20 in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. To register for this class, call ACS at 0631-3406-4203. » Boot Camp for Dads is a class for all dads-to-be or new fathers. Fathers, get ready for this boot camp that will prepare you to tackle one of life’s most valued treasures — raising a child. Register now for this free class, which takes place at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For details, call 0631-3406-4066/4203. » Couples Communication is a two-part series course being offered through Family Advocacy. In this class, learn the keys to better communication, effective listening and understanding taught in a fun learning atmosphere. Take the stress out of your relationship by enrolling today. Classes take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every first and second Thursday of the month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. To register, call 0631-3406-4203. » Did you know that anger is directly related to symptoms associated with survival instincts? Learn about how anger is triggered, ways to monitor and associate patterns of anger with thought processes and, most importantly, how to control anger in Anger Management Class, a three-part educational learning

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Soldiers from the Criminal Investigation Command and the 18th Military Police Brigade, dance during the Military Police Corps Regimental ball in Europe. More than 1,000 Soldiers, family members and friends gathered to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the MP Corp.

experience. Join the ACS Anger Management Class by registering for a session, offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For details, call 493-4062 or 0631-34064062. » Stress Management class takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesday of the month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, call 493-4062 or 0631-3406-4062.

Jobs

» Want to learn more about finding a government job? Visit Army Community Service, Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks, at 10 a.m. today and Nov. 30 to learn more about finding and applying for jobs. Get the one up on competition with hands on instruction and assistance from our training Employment Readiness expert. For details or to make an appointment with Employment Readiness, call 0631-3406-4029. » Join Army Community Service for this new and exciting class that will help you land the job of your dreams. Learn how to prepare for an interview at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. In this interview class, learn about the different interview styles, standard questions, negative speech characteristics, what impresses interviewers and the major dos and don’ts. This class is hands on and prepares the participants for those difficult interviews ahead. To register for this class or for more information, call 493-4029 or 0631-3406-4029. » Looking for a job and don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have a resume but want to polish it? Join Army Community Service for a resume writing class designed to prepare you in your career search. Learn important information about what an employer would look for on a resume and even practice an interview at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, call 0631-3406-4029.

Chapel News

» The KMC Military Council of Catholic Women

A&FRC programs The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center offers the following programs: *Reintegration: Nov. 13, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Bldg. 3450 (IDRC) Intro to German: Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Bldg. 2120 (A&FRC) Resume Writing: Nov. 13, 10 to 11 a.m., in Bldg. 2120 (A&FRC) *Pre-Deployment: Nov. 13, 1 to 3 p.m., Bldg. 3450 (IDRC) Base Intro: Nov. 14, 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., in Hercules Theater Bundles for Babies: Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Bldg. 2120 (A&FRC) Pre-Separation Briefing: Nov. 15, 9 to 11 a.m., Bldg. 2120 (A&FRC) Managing Your Money: Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to noon, Bldg. 2120 (A&FRC) Exceptional Family Member Movie Night: Nov. 16, 6 to 8 p.m., KMCC Movie Theater Contact the A&FRC at 480-5100 to register for the classes. *The Reintegration and Pre-deployment briefings are open to spouses*

will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ramstein Northside Chapel Annex. The event theme is “Thankful with the saints,” and the guest speaker will be Franciscan Sister Maureen Colleary. Dinner and free child care will be provided. To RSVP and for more information, email kmcgermanymccw@gmail.com. » The Air Force KMC Chapel Communities will host their annual Christmas tree lighting ceremonies at 5 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Ramstein North Chapel and 5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Vogelweh Chapel. The Ramstein ceremony will start with a short service, live band and choir and will be followed by the tree lighting at the USAFE circle. The Vogelweh ceremony with live band and choir will be held in front of the Vogelweh Chapel. There will be refreshments in the chapel annexes. » A Unitarian Universalist worship service and fellowship hour will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays from September through May at the Kapaun Chapel.


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VACATION photos Your submission must include the name of the photographer, the date of the photo, first and last names of those in the photo and location. Make sure all photos are high resolution. Write “Destinations” in the email subject line. Email to: editor@kaiserslauternamerican.com.

Photo by Andrew Furth

Cayden and Emma Furth make silly faces at the Berlin Wall Sept. 28 in Berlin, Germany.

Photo by Rebecca Hamson

Haley Miracle (left) and Trenton Hamson pose for a photo at Széchenyi Spa Sept. 3 while vacationing in Budapest, Hungary. Built in 1909 in the present-day City Park, this is the largest spa in Europe.

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Brian Kramer poses for a photo in front of the Belarussian Partisan (resistance fighters) statue Sept. 28 at the Belorussky Train Station in Moscow, Russia.

Maj. Robert Harris stops to pose for a photo on Schilthorn Peak, near the mountain town of Murren in the Lauterbrunnen valley, Oct. 6 during a mountain bike trip to Switzerland.


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Children walk in lantern processions to honor St. Martin by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Nov. 11 does not only mark the beginning of the German carnival season, it is also St. Martin’s Day. On Sunday, Germans will honor the patron of the poor and friend of the children, St. Martin. In the evenings before Nov. 11, or the night of Nov. 11, kindergarten children will walk in processions through K aiserslautern and villages in the K MC to honor Martin of Tours. They will carry their lanterns, which they made in kindergarten, and sing Martin songs. Usually, the walk starts at a church and proceeds to a public square. A man on horseback dressed like a Roman soldier, Saint Martin, will accompany the children. When they reach the square, the Martin’s bonfire will be lit and Martin’s pretzels will be distributed. Martin was born in the year 316 or 317 as the son of a Roman civil servant. At age 15, he joined the emperor’s cavalry. One cold winter day, he was riding through countryside when a shivering beggar came his way asking for alms. Since Martin had neither food nor money, he cut his robe in half with his sword and gave a piece to the freezing man. Supposedly, the following night, Jesus appeared in Martin’s dream and explained how he had been the freezing beggar, to whom he had given half his robe. This event changed the soldier’s life. He left the army, got baptized and became a student of Hilarius, Bishop of Poitiers, France. In 356, after Martin’s teacher was banned and after he failed to convert his father and others to the teachings of Hilarius, Martin left for an island near Genua, where he lived as a hermit. In 360, Martin gave up his solitary life to join Hilarius again, returning to Poitiers. In 361, he founded the first Gallic monastery in Ligugé ,

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Children and their kindergarten teacher meet in the evening to start a lantern procession with self created lanterns to honor St. Martin.

France. In 371, the clergy and the people elected him bishop of Tours. In 375, he established Marmoutier, a monastery for ascetic life and a school for bishops. Martin was still trying to evangelize pagans. On Nov. 8, 397, he died during a pastoral trip to Candes. Thousand of monks, consecrated virgins and others went to his funeral Nov. 11. Y ears later, a basilica with the St. Martin Abbey was built on top of Martin’s gravesite. K ing Chlodwig elected Martin as patron of the Francs. The tradition of the lanterns goes back to former times, when people lit candles to honor a saint and when lanterns were put up everywhere in town dur-

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The St. Martin’s play is performed Sunday night near the Ramstein church. The play shows how the saint cuts his robe in half to give a piece to a freezing beggar.

ing a bishop’s visit. The custom of lighting a bonfire after the lantern procession represents the beginning of festivities. In former times, most of the work on the fields had been completed and now it was time to celebrate, drink and eat. Traditionally, a fat goose and sweet bread were served. One legend says that St. Martin died after eating a whole goose at a single meal. Another legend says that Martin was hiding to avoid his election as Bishop of Tours, but chattering geese revealed his hiding place. The tradition of eating a “Martin’s goose” at this time of year has been kept. Many restaurants in the K MC will add Martin’s goose with dumplings and red cabbage to their menus. Even on Christmas, Germans like to serve goose. In K aiserslautern, the lantern procession of St. Martin’s Church starts at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Martinsplatz at the beginning of Steinstrasse and ends in front of the Rathaus, where St. Martin will divide his coat and the bonfire will be lit. In Ramstein village, festivities will start at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Catholic church. Then the lantern procession with St. Martin on a horse accompanied by musicians will go through town. The St. Martin’s play will be preformed, the bonfire will be lit and pretzels and glühw ein will be available. In Landstuhl city, St. Martin’s parade will be held at 6 p.m. today with a play at Heilig-Geist-K irche. It will end at the Altenzentrum ( meeting place for senior citizens) with the fire and the sale of Martin’s pretzels, tea and glühw ein. In Otterbach, children and parents meet at 6 p.m. today at the Protestant church and walk over to the festgrounds, where the St. Martin’s play will be performed. In the wine village of St. Martin, south of Neustadt, the Martinus wine fest is being celebrated today through Sunday. A hobby artist market will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Martin’s lantern procession with play is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Sunday. Dahn will hold its traditional Martini market with vendors and a little carnival Sunday.


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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Buddenbrooks,” a play in German based on the book by Thomas Mann, 7:30 p.m. today, Nov. 16, 22, and 6 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 25. • “Im weissen Rössl,” an operetta by Ralph Benatzky, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Nov. 21 and 24. • “Engelslieder,” ballets by Stefano Giannetti, 8 p.m. Sunday. • “Der gestiefelte Kater,” Puss in Boots, a play for children, in German, 11 a.m. Thursday and 4 p.m. Nov. 18. • “Wilhelm Tell,” an opera by Gioacchino Rossini, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • The band Feuerschwanz presents medieval rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17. • A hip hop night with two solosists and one band: Genetikk, DCVDNS and the 257ers, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €20. • The band Tower of Power from the states presents soul, jazz, funk and rock, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €32. • Jazz vocalist Jessica Gall performs 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €17. • Ganes, three ladies from the Austrian alps, present a combination of folk and soul in Ladinian dialect, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €20. • The band 4LYN presents new metal pop and

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Tower of Power The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the U.S. band Tower of Power performing soul, jazz, funk and rock at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €32. For details, visit www. kammgarn.de.

rock, 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets cost €19. • The German band Courtesy photo Ich Kann Fliegen presents pop, rock and punk, Novelty at Kaiserslautern Zoo 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets The Kaiserslautern Zoo in Siegelbach recently opened a Franconian-Carolingian cost €14. homestead with residential building, pit house and storehouse on its grounds. It was built For more information, in seven months by using materials similar to those used 1,400 years ago. Also, the furniture visit www. kammgarn.de and clothes to be seen inside are true to the original. The Kaiserslautern Zoo is open from or call 0631-365-2607. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For details, visit www.zoo-kl.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents “Morello For advance tickets contact the Otterberg Tourist Cherries” with works by Robert Schumann and Office at 06301-31504 or info@otterberg.de. Johannes Brahms, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17 English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: to €25. • “Sweet Charity,” a musical by Cy Coleman, • Jazz Stage meets Traveling Musicians, 8 p.m. Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon, Nov. 11 to Nov. 16. Tickets cost €14. Feb. 17. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday For details, stop at the Kaiserslautern Tourist to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more Office, Fruchthallstrasse14, visit www.fruchthalle. information, visit www.english-theatre.org. de or call the office of arts at 0631-365-1410. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrassse 47, Miscellaneous Kaiserslautern: • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden, Am • Forty Eight plays cover versions of legendAbendsberg 1, open for the last two days, ary songs of the 1960s and 1970s, 8 p.m. today. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost €6.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Wadgasser Hof museum, Stiftskirche Kaiserslautern, Stiftsplatz: Steinstrasse 48, photo display presenting sister • The group French Touch presents French city Guimaraes, Portugal, through Feb. 24. musettes and tangos, 8 p.m. today. French wines • Stadthalle Landstuhl, Friends of Painting and flammkuchen will be served in inner courtLandstuhl present their anniversary exhibition, yard. Tickets cost €10. 10 a.m. Sunday. • Westpfalz Chamber Choir, Pfalztheater • Winnweiler, Jewish Museum, Schlossstrasse Orchestra and Stiftskirche Choir present the 37, special guided tour to remind of Kristallnacht, requiem “Missa pro defunctis” by Franz von 7:30 p.m. today. Suppré, 5 p.m. Nov. 18. Advance tickets are • St. Martin (south of Neustadt), St. Martinus available at Musik Müller, Eisenbahnstrasse 57. wine fest, today to Sunday. Stadthalle Landstuhl: • Annweiler, arts and crafts market, • Show pianists David & Götz present their new Saturday and Sunday. program “Musical Errors,” 8 p.m. Nov. 28. Tickets • Dahn, Martini market, Sunday. cost €19.50 to €28. For more information, visit • Weisenheim/Berg, wine fest, Sunday. www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de. • Museum Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern, Haus des Bürgers, Ramstein-Miesenbach: exhibition of 50 oil paintings by Chinese artist • “Ich hol dir vom Himmel das Blau,” an Qiu Shihua, to Jan. 6. Hours are 11 a.m. to operetta with works by Johann Strauss, Franz 8 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays Lehar, Emmerich Kalman and Robert Stolz, to Sundays; Mondays closed. Visit www.mpk.de 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €27 to €33. for details. • Marschall & Alexander perform their favorite songs, 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Tickets cost €35 to €45. Flea markets • Kaiserslautern, Pfalzcenter (across from • The Mainz Chamber Orchestra presents Daenner Kaserne), Saturdays. classical music, “Mozart’s Fasching joke in • Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, Vienna,” 5 p.m. Nov. 25. Tickets cost €12. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), www.hausdesbuergers.de. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Otterberg, Stadthalle: • Saarbrücken, Josef-Josef- Röder-Strasse, Saturday. • Original Bohemian Musicians present • Ludwigshafen, Messplatz, Heinigstrasse, a brass music concert, 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Saturday and Sunday. • The ensemble Mama Africa presents the For more information, visit African revue “Ngoon,” 7 p.m. Thursday. Advance www.troedlerundsammeln.de. tickets cost €19; tickets at the door are €23.


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Quirnbach horse market by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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very second Wednesday in November, the village of Quirnbach holds its traditional horse market. The event will include a horse show with awards, vendors, food specialties, musical entertainment and a raffle. “The event is based on the long market tradition our village has,” said the mayor of Quirnbach, Hans Harth. In 1444, historical documents mention the first market called “Bartholomä usmarkt.” The local church, Bartholomä us Church, was known as a place for pilgrimage. With the pilgrims the vendors came to sell all kinds of merchandise. Quirnbach turned into a community with monthly markets after the town of K usel was burnt down during the French Revolution in 1794. Consequently, the K usel markets moved to Quirnbach. According to a document dated April 26, 1799, every third day of the month a cattle market was authorized. After K usel was rebuilt, city officials wanted the markets back. However vendors and farmers from the local areas and even neighboring counties wanted to keep going to Quirnbach. In the years 1856 and 1857, 25 markets were held each year in Quirnbach. Local people made good money with the many guesthouses and inns needing to feed all the visi-

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Various horse breeds are presented and awarded at the horse market in Quirnbach Wednesday.

tors. Until around 1900, every second house in the village was turned into an inn. After around the middle of the 19th century, horses were not only owned by noble people but also used as draught animals by farmers. Quirnbach officials decided to hold their first horse market on Saint Martin’s Day of 1877. The date in November was a good one for farmers. The crop was in and

A costumed rider during a show at the horse market in Quirnbach.

the financial situation was balanced. People had time to visit the horse market. They sat together, celebrated and had fun. They started having dances. At that time it still was customary for parents to engage their children ( without asking them) and the horse market turned into the “marriage market.” Also, the village asked the government to give authorization to hold a lottery, where people could win household items and agricultural machines. The main prizes were horses. The first time, 5,000 lottery tickets were sold. In 1892, 24,000 tickets were sold and in 1893, more than 300 ticket vendors traveled through the Pfalz to sell tickets. After World War II and due to a growing motorization of agriculture, the cattle and horse market lost its importance. Better streets allowed

More than 110 vendor stands will be featured at the horse market in Quirnbach.

farmers to visit their cattle dealers at any time and not only during the market. Soon Bartholomä usmarkt turned into a village carnival. In the beginning of the 1980s, community officials, local clubs and business people helped to revive the horse market and the lottery. Lottery tickets will be sold until 9 p.m. Wednesday. The drawing will take place Nov. 15. “Winners’ names will be published in the Rheinpfalz newspaper and on our website at www.quirnbach-pfalz. de,” Harth said. First prize is a cruise for two for one week. Second prize is a tablet PC. The horse show with different breeds will start at 10 a.m. In between the presentation of the horses, there will be show performances. “The Quirnbach horse market also features more than 110 vendors’ stands and booths with clothes, horse equipment, fruit, sweets, food specialties and a lot more are set up along the streets,” Harth said. Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the day in the fest tent. The Buchwaldmusikanten will perform brass music starting at 11 a.m., and the band Frontal will perform starting at 7 p.m. Quirnbach is located near GlanMü nchweiler on autobahn A62.


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HAWC enhances Airmen readiness by Airman 1st Class Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs At first sight, when walking into the Health and Wellness Center, you see countless displays. Things like: how too much sugar, fat and salt can affect your health as well as what happens to your lungs if you smoke. These displays aren’t just to make the HAWC look pretty. Although they do make for interesting decorations, they are visual aids for informational purposes. “Available to anyone with a common access card, we promote wellness and enhance force readiness by providing expert healthcare and prevention services to our military community,” said Lt. Col. Peggy Milam, HAWC flight commander. “We serve 47,000 beneficiaries in the K aiserslautern Military Community.” Along with the various health promotion displays, the HAWC offers many other nutrition, fitness and tobacco cessation classes and boasts two relaxation rooms. “In one of our relaxation rooms we have a massage chair as well as soothing music and a light box for those who need a little light during the winter months,” said Master Sgt. Darren Banks, HAWC NCO in charge. “We also have an aqua massage

machine.” With a range of 200 to 300 people per week frequenting the facility and all it has to offer, the HAWC staff must stay flexible, Milam said. The classes range from Running for Dummies to Heart Smart, which are held in a classroom that seats 35 people. “For the upcoming holiday season, we are offering our Battle the Bulge class to help those who want to avoid putting on unwanted pounds over the holidays,” said Banks. “We also have our Eat Right class, offered bi-monthly year round.” In addition to the variety of classes offered, the HAWC has several high tech devices to assist individuals with their nutrition and exercise goals. A Bod Pod which measures body fat percentage, a resting metabolic cart used to determine how many calories a person utilizes at rest and a running shoe station which evaluates a client’s feet and makes individualized shoe recommendations. “Having the wrong pair of running shoes is like bringing a baseball to play basketball,” said Banks. “It just doesn’t work well.” For 2013, the HAWC staff is working to build a lasting relationship with the physical therapy staff. “Many people go to physical therapy for an injury, get therapy then get released after their physical therapy goals have been met,” said Milam. “Following

this, they often resume their pre-injury activities too quickly and many times end up re-injuring themselves. We are working on building a bridge with the physical therapy clinic to prevent this. Clients will be referred to our exercise physiologists for post physical therapy conditioning assistance to promote a safe and healthy progression back to their ‘ normal’ exercise routine.” The HAWC has tobacco cessation options to include an interdisciplinary four-week class, online assistance or one-on-one counseling for anyone who would like to ‘ kick the habit.’ “We travel to different units and schools around the K MC to educate the community about the harmful effects of smoking,” said Banks. This ‘ one-stop-shop’ provides state of the art assistance in changing or enhancing lifestyles and guides clients toward a balance of physical, emotional, intellectual and social health, said Milam. For more information on prevention classes or to request a HAWC briefing at your unit or organization, contact the HAWC at DSN: 480-4292, commercial: 06371-47-4292 or like them on Facebook under “Ramstein HAWC.” For a complete list of classes, visit the HAWC “Happenings Calendar” on their Facebook page or stop by for a hard copy.


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Photo by Master Sgt. Sean M. Worrell

Photo by Senior Airman Caitlin O’Neil-McKeown

Ramstein Royals vs. Patch Panthers

Volleyball Championship

Quarterback Dylan Le Page, Ramstein High School, Germany, stretches for the end zone in a game against Patch American High School, Germany, during the Department of Defense Dependents School-Europe division I football championship. Ramstein won the championship 26-7.

Hailee Borel, Lajes Falcon’s volleyball team member, serves the ball to the opposing team at the 2012 DoDDS-Europe Volleyball Championship Tournament on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 3, 2012. The Kaiserslautern Military Community hosted the European Championships for all three divisions within the span of the three day tournament.

NCAA Armed Forces Classic

Today, Team Ramstein will host the 2012 ESPN Armed Forces Classic between NCAA powerhouses Michigan State University and the University of Connecticut. Coverage begins at 11:30 p.m. on ESPN. Tickets for the game are free and are distributed through K MC Army and Air Force units. These tickets are not for resale and will not be sold to the general public. Rooney’s and JR Rocker’s will remain open until 3 a.m., broadcasting live coverage of the game.

Turkey Trot 5K

Participate in the 2012 Turkey Trot 5K Run/ Walk, Nov. 17 starting at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Walk or run to get ready for Thanksgiving! Turkeys will be awarded to first place in each category. Registration takes place from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a course briefing will be held at 9:45 a.m., and the event begins at 10 a.m. Register by Nov. 15. Fun for all ID cardholders ages 18 and up. No pets allowed. For details, call 493-2088 or 06313406-2088.

Winter sports registration

Register your youth for CY S Services winter sports from Thursday to Dec. 3. Winter sports include: indoor rock climbing for ages 7 to 15; bambino basketball for ages 3 to 4; basketball for ages 5 to 15; cheerleading for ages 5 to 15; and

wrestling for ages 5 to 15. For more information and to register your youth, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, or the One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post.

2012 Intramural & Powderpuff Flag Football Standings

Baumholder-run calendar

Nov. 16 — Turkey Trot Dec. 7 — Jingle Bell Jog Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. and races begin at 9 ( dates subject to change) . For details, call 485-7176 or 06783-67176.

Gymnastics classes

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s SK IESUnlimited offers gymnastics classes for toddlers and children. For class offerings, times and prices, call Parent Central Services at 4934156 or 0631-3406-4516.

Pilates

Pilates classes take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays in Bldg. 3720 on Landstuhl. For details, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

Indoor fall soccer clinics

Sign your child or youth up for SK IESUnlimited indoor fall soccer clinics, taught by professional soccer coaches. Clinics are held from September to December at the Special Events Center, Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. To enroll or for details, call 493-4516/ 4122 or 0631-3406-4516/ 4122.

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Galaxy Theater (Vogelweh) TODAY Fun Size (PG-13) 7 p.m. SATURDAY - Chasing Mavericks (PG) 4 p.m. Hit and Run (R) 7 p.m. SUNDAY Sparkle (PG-13) 4 p.m. Editor’s note: Schedules and synopses are provided by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Movie times and dates are subject to change by the individual theaters. Please check with the theater to ensure accuracy.

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Fun Size (PG-13) — A teenage girl is forced to take her brother trick-or-treating on Halloween. When he goes missing, she recruits her friends to help track him down before her mother finds out. Starring Victoria Justice and Chelsea Handler. Flight (R) — A pilot with substance abuse problems becomes a hero when he safely lands a malfunctioning plane. Starring Denzel Washington and Nadine Velazquez.

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10 Min. to Landstuhl hospital, freestanding house, 197 sqm., 5 Schrollbach 4rms BIK liv/din rm bedrms., 2 baths., b.i.k., terrace, bath guest WC basem terrace ga- yard, carport, No Fee House 1470 rage 100sqm â‚Ź700 + utl No pets â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372Call: 06383-6325 803641 or 0173-8317162 Spesbach: 2 bedrm. apartment, living-diningrm., brand new builtin-kit., pantry, 1 bath, basement, 585,-- â‚Ź +util www.agra-immobili en.de 06371/57656

10 Min. to RAB school, freestanding house, 150sqm., 3 bedrms., b.i.k., basement, 2 baths., garage 1.100 â‚Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

Weilerbach - Eulenbis, Brunnenweg 6, Studio, ground floor, beautiful view, balc, bdrm, livrm, bik, 1.5baths, pantry, floor hearing, 90sqm, Rent â‚Ź650, incl heating, extra electricity, no realtor fee, Call 06371-50549

30 Min. to RAB Duplex in Rieschweiler-M. higher standard, terrace, 2Balc, studio, bik, Sauna, basem finished into Partyroom w/ kitchen, electr. blinds, 2fireplace, wooden floors & tiles, Garden, Double garage. â‚Ź1400 + util Tel.: 0177-7832625

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Middle School Youth Group, "Plugged-In" for Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern and Sembach meets on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. High School Youth Group, "The Rock" meets on Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. Dinner for Students and their Families, "CafĂŠ" meets on Sundays from from 430 to 530 Jewish Religious Services p.m. at the Pulaski Religious Youth Center. t3BNTUFJO4PVUI$IBQFM4ZOBHPHVF(480-5753), For details and other events, call Anthony Amor Shabbat Evening Service, at 0151-2411-2619 or visit Friday, 7 p.m. www.kmcyouth.com.

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5min to RAB duplex 142sqm 3BR liv/din rm w/ open firepl 1.5baths BIK basem carport â‚Ź880 +utl 0176-10038829 A Kottweiler-Schwanden double house 110qm, Liv.-Din. Room, 3bedr. 2bathr. bik, 2garage, basement, 300 yard, â‚Ź750+util 0174/ 6687988; alwin.emmenecke@ gmx.de Airbase: 10 min: Spesbach: very nice, freest house, like new, 4 br, studio, floorh. yard, gar E 1970,- ; Waldmohr: brand new duplex, 253 sqm, 4 br, walk i. closets, gar, small yard E 2050,-; Huetschenhausen: great dplx 5 br, gar, E1890,- ; Schwedelbach: 3 br + family- r, storage, gar, yard, E 1500,-; Hermersberg: very nice freest house, 3 br, floorh, yard, gar E 1280,- Wallhalben: nice freest house, 4 -5 br, gar, big yard, E 1250,-; JR Realty - reduced fee - ph: 0170-315-9692 or jrrealtykmc@yahoo.com Available with GP Residences: Large freestanding house south of Landstuhl, 6 BR, 3 baths, bik, liv/ din rm, fireplace, storage, yard, garage, pet friendly, â‚Ź1,800. Modern Vogelbach House, 4 BR, 2 baths, bik, liv/din rm, fireplace, yard, storage, carport, â‚Ź1,180. New modern Reichenbach-Steegen House, 5 BR, 2.5 baths, nice bik, liv/din rm, storage, yard, â‚Ź2,100. Nice Miesau House, 5 BR, 2.5 baths, great bik, liv/din rm, storage, yard, double garage, â‚Ź1,550. New, modern GlanMĂźnchweiler House, 5 BR, 2.5 baths, nice bik, pantry, liv/din rm, storage, yard, carport â‚Ź1,300. Large, modern Nanzdietschweiler House, 6 BR, 3 baths, bik, liv-rm, din-rm, fire place, garage, carport, storage, yard with gardenhouse, â‚Ź2,200. Largely reduced fees, call 0162-4131-878 or 06372-3211or email: gpresidences@gmx.net. Bann, nice 160 sqm duplex, build 1999, yard, E 249000, Immo T. 016096096498 Brand new freestanding house, 10 Min. to RAB, excl. equipment, 270sqm., 5 bedrms., 3 baths., b.i.k., floor-heating, garage, 2.200 â‚Źuro +util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162

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November 9, 2012 Duplex-Half 175 m² in Bann, 3 BR, 2 Bath, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, Carport, Yard, Pets negotiable, Rent: 1320 Euro + util., Avail: All ads & pics can be viewed @ Now. For more info please conwww.class-world.eu tact GI Bill Pay Service & Real Comfortable renovated old farm- Estate, Tel.: 0160-1065196 or house, Dorfstr. 16, 66424 Hom- 06371-465407, E-mail: ramstein@ burg/Altbreitenfelderhof near gibillpay.com Waldmohr 5min, 7rms BIK liv rm Duplex-Half 310 m² in Konken, din rm 2bath 2balc terrace base25 km to RAB, 6 BR, 2.5 Bath, ment yard parking. ₏1100 + utl BIK, Liv/Din-Room, Basement, 0163-3505337 or MGBernd@ Garage, Yard, Pets welcome, schlau.com Rent: 2300 Euro + util., Avail: Duplex 20min to RAB, 155sqm Now. For more info please conbik din/liv rm 4BR office bath WC tact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real 3cellar rms gas & wood centr heat Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or balcony w/BBQ garage carpk 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ ₏1000 + utl 0177-8412048 gibillpay.com Duplex 4BR Tal Strasse 3, Linden. 2 bath BIK garage open fi- Enjoy living in this charming art repl 2 balc 2liv rm laundryrm ₏950 nouveau home, 220 m² in Kusel, + util 06307-6734 or 0160- 25 km to RAB, 15 km to BHR, 5 BR, 2.5 Bath, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, 98566159 Basement, Gas heating, Pets neDuplex Miesau 130sqm 3BR liv/ gotiable, Rent: 1600 Euro + util., dinrm BIK 1.5bath laundry garage Avail: Now. No finder´s fee. For terr yard no dogs pls ₏950+util more info please contact: GI Bill Call 06372-3286 or 0151Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 40453421 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Fockenberg - Limbach (Ram- E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com stein-school): freest. House, ₏1600 285sqm, 5BR/3BA, balcony, terrace, yard, carport ₏ 2100.- + util Hohenecken: 3 bm duplex, stu06371/943315 www.GermaWild- dio, 2,5 baths, garage, patio, yard, E1020, Immo T. 0160960498 Immobilien.de

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Kaiserslautern American Enjoy the great view from this Bavarian style FSH, 220 m² in Niederkirchen, 20 km to Sembach, 22 km to KL, 3-4 BR, 2 Baths, BIK, Huge Liv./Din. room area w. fire place, party room w. Bar, 1 garage, pets negotiable, rent:1650.00 EUR + 30.00 EUR garage + util., avail.: now. For more info please call GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 01601065196 or 06371-465407, Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com First relation after complete renovation, House in Kindsbach! 128 sqm Livingspace, Big Livingroom and open BIK. 3 BR, 2 Bathrooms, Balcony, 37 sqm Basement. Single or couple prefers, No Pets. Rent ₏ 1250 + Utilities. RE/ MAX Real Estate Center, Call Julia Brand 0631 41408880 or 017610085012 Free standing House in Mackenbach, 180sqm, 4bdr, 2 Livrm. BIK, 2 bath, garage, garden, basem, ₏ 1260,- + util. Please call: 0176-25128882 5$067(,1

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FSH 250 m² in Kusel-Region, 10 km to BHR, 25 km to RAB, 6 BR, 3 Bath, 2 BIK, Liv/Din-Room w. fireplace, Yard, Pets allowed, Rent: 1800 Euro + util., Avail: November 1, 2012. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or FSH 160 m², 8 km to Landstuhl, 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ 12 km to RAB, 4 BR, 2 Bath, BIK, gibillpay.com

Liv/Din, Basement, Garage, Patio, Pets allowed, Rent: 830 Euro + util., Avail: Now. For more info please contact GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gibillpay.com

FSH 350 m² in Waldmohr, Ramstein school, 7 BR, 3.5 Bath, BIK, Liv/Din-Room w. fireplace, Sauna, Tanning-Bed, Garage, Yard, Pets negotiable, Rent: 2500 Euro + util., Avail: Nov. 15, 2012. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay FSH in Weilerbach, cosy, nice Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371yard, 160 sqm, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, 465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: basement, garage, av. now, ramstein@gibillpay.com

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High standard brand new freestanding house in Wahnwegen, approx 20 min to RAB & 25 min to Baumholder, quiet area, 330 sqm All ads & pics can be viewed @ l.space, 7 BR, liv/dinr, big BIK, 2.5 www.class-world.eu baths, balcony, terrace, garage+ FSH in Enkenbach-Alsenborn, carport, 2325 € + util. available in 216 m², 4 BR, BIK, 2.5 Bath, Liv/ Dec. Weiss Immobiliën. €2325 Din-Room, Basement, Garage + 0179/6778745 carport, Yard, No pets, Rent: 1610 Euro + util., Avail: December House 270sqm Geiselberg ca. 1, 2012. For more info please con- 20km RAM / 15 Vogelw. 5BR tact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real 2BIK 1 3/4 bath sauna terr dbl gaEstate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or rage w/elec door, partyrm, garden 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ stor, basem/laundry, pets allowed, €1800 +util no fees Call: gibillpay.com 0631-40624 FSH in KL Hohenecken, 250 m², 5 BR, 2.5 Bath, BIK, Liv/DinHouse for rent in Kaiserslautern. Room w. fireplace, Storage, Base25 min walk/4 min drive to downment, Garage, Yard w. outdoor town. 1 mile run to peaceful runpool, Pets negotiable, Rent: 2000 ning trails. For rent as single unit, Euro + util., Avail: November 15, but includes 2 apartments. 2012. For more info please con185sqm, recently renovated, with tact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real two car garage, additional indoor/ Estate, Tel.: 06371-465407 or outdoor parking, 5 bdr, 2 bath, 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@ American friendly kitchens. The gibillpay.com monthly rent is 1.450,00 Euro, + Hohenecken: nice 4bm duplex, utilities, deposit as well as a 2,5 baths, 2 garages, E 1140, Im- finder's fee. Looking for responsimo T. 016096096498 ble pet free tenants. For more picHouse, near Altenglan, 5rms, tures/video email p5yc071c@hot 2bathrm, lrg BIK, balc, small gar- mail.com otherwise call Thomas 06374995694. €1450 den, €900, Avail 1 Sept, 0171- at 06374995694 3349183

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Nice and quiet Duplex-Half in Kindsbach, 115 m², 3 BR, BIK, 2 Bath, Liv-Room + Din-Area, 1 Garage, No pets, Rent: 850.00 Euro + util., Avail: Dec. 1, 2012. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Linden, 140sqm free-stand new Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371renovated house 10 min to Vogel- 465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: weh, 3 bm new bik, garage, patio, ramstein@gibillpay.com big yard, E 920, Immo.T Nice House with 3 Bedrm., 016096096498 Livrm., Big Kitchen BIK, Bath, GLarge Elegant house. approx. 30 to RAB, 5BR, 3B, 3WC, 2 BIK, Bonus Rm, garden, 2-car garage+extras. 2,600+util. Avail 1 Dec, 06381-425307

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Nice duplex half, 8 km to KL, school KL, 150 m², 3 BR, 2 bathr., BIK, liv./din. room area, storage, basement, attic, 2 parking lots, yard, gas heat, pets negotiable, avail. 1. Nov., rent 1100.00 EUR, for more info call G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com Nice FSH 130 m², 20 min to RAB, Access to A62 1 km, 3 BR, 1 Bath, BIK, Liv/Din-Room, DoubleCarport, Yard, Pets negotiable, Rent: 950 Euro + carport + util., Avail: Now. For more info please contact GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate Tel.: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: ramstein@gi billpay.com Nice FSH 215 m² built in 2006 in Kottweiler, 5 BR, 2 Bath, BIK, Liv/ Din-Room + fireplace, Storage, 1 Garage, Floor-Heating, Yard, No pets, Rent: 1580 Euro + util., Avail: Nov. 1, 2012. For more info please contact: GI Bill Pay Service & Real Estate, Tel.: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196, E-mail: ramstein@gibillpay.com OlsbrĂźcken (Kaiserslautern school): Very nice 230sqm House, 6BR/2,5BA, yard, terrace, balcony, sauna, sunroom, 2 garages, â&#x201A;Ź 1.740â&#x201A;Ź + util 06371/943310 www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de Otterberg: renovated duplex, 5 bedr. 1 ½ bath, living-diningrm., built-in-kit., basement, patio, carport, 1250,-- + util www.AGRA-Im mobilien.de 06371/57656 RAB school 15 Min. to RAB, 280sqm., 5 bedrms., + studio, 3 baths., b.i.k., yard, garage No Fee House, 1.870 â&#x201A;Źuro + util Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you tel: 06372-803641 or 0173-8317162 Ramstein Freest. House, 170sqm 3BR liv/din rm 2bath BIK balcony big covered patio 2 parkspots small yard. Avail 15 Dec. â&#x201A;Ź1185 +util Call: 06371-917755

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! ! ! ! Ramstein, Privat Selling, 1 km to base, nice duplex house, 155qm, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, renovated 2012, sunny yard, ready for moving in, quiet location, â&#x201A;Ź215000 015128221312 or immo@ht95.de Beautiful freestanding Bungalow in Reifenberg Near Landstuhl): 4 bedr, living dining room, 2BIK, 2 bathroom, guest toilet, fire place, patio, garage, nice yard, 170 sqm living space, Sales price: 220000 â&#x201A;Ź RE/MAX Real Estate Center Kaiserslautern Call Michaela 0631/ 41408880 or 0176 105 15807 East of Kaiserslautern.: large Bungalow with extra apt. About 300 m² total living space, 5 bedr, living, great kitchen, 2 ½ great remodelled bathr, 2 car garage. Very quiet location â&#x201A;Ź 299.000,-RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/ 6129262 or 0170 685 0060, email wolfgang.wiedmann@remax.de

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Enkenbach Alsenborn: Freestanding House with huge yard (1500sqm), garage, 190spm liv space, 3 parking places, Living rm, Guestroom, 4 bedroom, 2 bath with shower, guest toilet, tub, BIK, patio, balcony. Sales price 349000€, Call Michaela RE/ Landstuhl Melkerei, New. Freest. MAX Real Estate Center KaisersLux. House 221sqm, Land lautern 0631/41408880 or 0176 500sqm, Livr./Dinrm, kitchen. 105 15807

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RAB School Distr - Gorgeous country home in Matzenbach, originally built in 1879, totally restored in 2004 with a total of approx 250sqm liv space on a property of 2300sqm. This is a must see - for 265000 Euro. Doris Drewlow Immobilien, Tel: 06371-5940059

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studio, 2 garages, fenced yard, special offer only 150 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Freestanding house, for Family, 340sqm., living-space, 1000 sqm., property, 7 bedrm., 3 baths., b.i.k., basement, terrace, garage, floor-heating Price 340 000 €uro Anne S. Neumann Immobilien4you Tel: 06372803641 or 0173-8317162 Herschweiler - Pettersheim. Very nice one Family House, 190qm living space, dining and living room with open fire place, nice BIK, 4BR/1,5BA, Office, big Terrace, Balcony, Hobbyroom, Garden, Price 182 000€ RE/MAX Real Estate Center ask for Kryspina 0631/ 41408880 Kindsbach: nice duplex with garage build 2006, 145sqm, 4bm, 2 baths, E200000, Immo T. 016096096498 Near Kusel: Dreamy House, like a Castle with a big yard and a wonderful view, 170sqm, 5BR/2BA, open-fire-place, 2 garages, carport 1.350€ + util or to buy 239.000€ 06371/943310 www.Ger maWild-Immobilien.de

€420.000 obo. info@immobilienkonradi.de 0173-3425380 S.Kowalski Near Schönenberg: House built 2003 with fantastic view, 4 Bedr, Living/Dining, large kitchen, 2 ½ Bathr., patio, large 2 car Garage, Utilityroom € 358.000,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or Email wolfgang.wiedman@remax.de Nice home in Mehlingen. 5 minSembach, 10 min-Ktown, 15 minRAB. 238sqm living, 1007sqm fenced yard. 4BR, 2.5 baths. Wood flrs, 2 living/dining rms. MBR suite 1st flr, sauna in cellar. Kitchen, baths, balcony upgraded in 2006. 2 single car garages. FSBO-no agents. €315000 wsm58@live.com Queidersbach: Very quiet located Duplex in good condition, nice view, 3 Bdr, 2 ½, Bath. Large living/Dining, kitchen, utilityr, 2 Garages € 235.000,-- RE/MAX Dreamhomes 4 U, Landstuhl, Kaiserstr. 4, 06371/6129262 or 01706850060, email wolf gang.wiedmann@remax.de

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Kaiserslautern American 2009 Chrysler Town & Country Van, Champagne, 67,000 Miles, flex fuel, stow-and-go seats, CD, AC, luggage rack, great touring / family car $15,500 0157-89078546 2010 Jetta SE, 14k mi, Manual Trans, mi/h, km/h, heat frnt seats, 6cd, BT / Iphone / pad compatbl, sun / moon roof, contact for more info. $18650 obo 017624988226 overtimemusic@yahoo.com 2011 Ford Fiesta, Silver, 12,000 miles, standard, 4dr, 3 yr Warrantee, 38mpg, CD, AC, great condition, call Diana, Cell 015789078546 $12,500 2011 Mazda 2, German spec, 9,900 MI, CD/MP3, Aux Jack, Heated Seats, Manual Transmission, Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls, Power Windows, Sum/Winter tires incl. $13,250 obo annie_humphreys@ya hoo.com / 061985773835 2011 Shelby GT500 550 HP! Navigation! Leather! Race red! Only 2700 Miles! €60,000.00 shaun.sigmon@yahoo.com 2012 Ford Fiesta SES, must sell due to short notice PCS and cannot ship. Great on gas, excellent cond. Call Daisy 015156664579/ 06371467641 $16K majoelliah@ msn.com 2012 Hyundai Elantra, only 13,300 miles. Silver exterior and grey interior with almost all the bells and whistles. $19950.00 snoopywithhearts@aol.com 4 Dunlop winter tires with rims, 195/65 R15,5 lugs, good condition €300 rosario_vo@yahoo.com or 0171-703-3112 95' BMW 530i, passed inspection Sep 12', automatic trans, leather, cd player, sun roof, 127K miles, euro specs, great working condition! $4000 jjhaag83@hotmail.com

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Page 39 BMW 320 Model 2004 doors - 6 Gears, metalic, fully equipped e.g full leather seats, heated seats, power doors/breakes/windows/ sunroof, ESP, ABS, AC, stereo CD, garage kept, non smoking, well maintained w/ book, new tires - batterie and oil change. Insp. guaranteed. Only € 6.450 obo 0172 - 676 2717 BMW 320i Automatic, 1997 Model, 140.000km, Air Condition, 4x Power windows, 2 Airbags, traction control, new tires, very reliable car in very good cond. $3450 01781315400 / patrickyschug@ gmx.de BMW 633 CSi 1976 classic in exc cond, euro-spec, restored, rebuilt engine & man trans, pwr steering & windows, lthr int, new tires, many spare parts $7000 01714740964 BMW E93 335i / 328i cabriolet / convertible wind deflector. Comes with carrying / storing bag. $200 or obo rosario_vo@yahoo.com 0171-703-3112 Lexus LS 400, built 1991, €1500. If you like to include the spare parts: €2500. Call: 07144-9989984

ETSing soon and need to sell my car. The car will be available Dec 2. 1991. Nissan Primera 4 door. $1200 pawsonkevin@yahoo.com Ford Escape AWD automatic 109,900 mainly highway miles 2327 MPG 1st owner, well maintained. Newer windshield & tires View Ramstein lemon lot space 32 Chicagoccatt@gmail.com GM Nav Disc for Europe. Works in factory Nav systems to include Tahoe, Suburban, Silverado, Sierra, Avalanche Yukon, H2 and Cadillac DTS's and SRX's. $25.00 sniderman24@hotmail.com Madza 626, sport edition, alloy wheels, dark windows, CD/radio, 5 speed, good condition, year 2000, new german inspection, 82,000km, + extra winter tires, 2500€, Call: 06371-8383958 MB 220 D, 1998, Station Wagon, great gas mileage - Diesel, white, automatic, cruise control, A/C, electric windows infront, tinted windows, rain sensor, removable trailer hitch, 245.000 km, German inspection good until 4/2013, accident free, 3.300 Euro obo, Tel. 0175-7503767

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Hochspeyer American Social Club. Meet your fellow neighbors from Hochspeyer & neighboring towns. Info on FB or email: hasc2009@googlemail.com Just found out your pregnant? Want to develop a relationship with one doctor for the term of your pregnancy? Considering having your baby off-base? ameri can.geburts.team@google.com Playgroup for parents with children ages 1 month-4 years meet in Hochspeyer once a week. For information please contact: a.brokovich@gmail Quit Smoking Today! Army Public Health Nursing is offering Tobacco Cessation Classes for civilian and military personnel in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Area. New group begins 1st Wednesday of every month from 11301230 for four weeks at the Kleber DFAC, Back Dining Room Bldg. 3206. Advance registration is required. To register or for more information call Army Public Health Department at DSN 486-7002/CIV 06371-86-7002 or Kleber Health Clinic at DSN: 483-6099/CIV: 06371-83-6099.

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25 inch KLH tv in good condition. 110V $35.00 obo 0160-1242-862 Air Conditioner made by Remko, moveable, approx 3-4 years old but only used 2-3 times, great condition! Call 0152-05639147 I have 3 20" old fashioned TVs for sale. Not flat screen! 100$ each. All work perfectly. Call: 01776036101 iPhone4 white 32Gb simlock only for t-mobile / Telekom customers. With car mount and charger, bag and Cover as well as Displayfoil €250 ktownboy@hotmail.de Older Grundig TV w/SAT receiver (no flat screen) works great €80 for both obo Call: 06386-6711 Sony Handycam DCR DVD101 Good condition with all acessories $125.00 obo 0160-1242-862 Sony Trinitron 25" TV, traditional (not flat screen), 7 yrs old, kept in spare office, barely used, $50, Call 0163-330-5535, Lv Msg

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A baby stroller, $50, highchair wood, $50, large candle stand, $20, an adult walker, (rolletor), $20, all items like new, Call: 06371-614277 A large variety of boys clothing. Pick out five either pants or shirt or both for only $20. Age 2 to 7, 017622987498 Antique Recline metal bed with a brand new custom made mattress for sale, never been used just for decoration. Please call 0176965 39 677 $100, lakeviewtla@yahoo.de Baby-Stuff, car-seat, bed, clothes, Kids-clothes, all must go, all in good condition, 016096474969 Beats by Dre Laptop! 2 months old. Still have box & charger. Perfect condition. Bought for $1,200 at the BX. Email for pictures! $800 elysecurtis18@yahoo.com Beautiful Polish tea service still w/ authentic labels. I bought when I was in Poland. Call: 0177-6036101 Chopper Bike / cruiser Specialized Fat Boy. Cherry red, 6" wide rear tire, 3" wide front, dual discs, All-American bike. Original owner, really fun. $1000 015161321501 Designer Hand bag. George Gina and Lucy. Used twice. Paid 160 euros for the bag. €100 017622987498 Jepperson; CRM Exploring the Human Element; played one time only, like new $15, 017664966777

Kaiserslautern American 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 Dog Kennel, Pet Mate Varikennel. For medium sized dog. Good condition. Only used a couple of times. email: jcambr@yahoo.com Electric Squire Stratocaster, like new condition, comes with hardshell case, sunburst color, good beginners or intermediate guitar $400.00 Rod at yeoldingo@hot mail.com Fall / Winter Vest, natural Siberian Fox fur, rich bright color! Prepare yourself for cold weather! $400 0176-703 -36-001 or email: zemfirita@gmail.com Family in Hauptstuhl ISO a nurturing full-time, live-out nanny for our 3 sons. Must have license and car. Med certs a plus. Please provide refs. $Negotiable keithremo@ gmail.com

Free Cleveland Browns fans are invited to join the Browns Backers Worldwide chapter in Kaiserslautern hosting watch parties every gameday in Otterbach Live!! AJ 0151-40417872 brownsbackersinktown@ya hoo.com German Handmade! OCULI CULTUS SECRETI 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion Unit Insignia Wood Picture Inlay. Pair 37x25 cm. sweilacher@t-online.de €100 sweilacher@t-online.de Give "that something else" gift this X-mas. Persian Handicrafts: pictures, boxes, pen holders, engraved plates/trays etc. Different sizes and prices. 06373-4649, ckab2001@yahoo.com Green suede handbag. With three compartments. Zipper top. $20 0176-22987498 please leave a message if I do not answer. Holiday Lights - 2 tubs of indoor / outdoor christmas lights and extension cords 110V Enough to cover any on base / post home! Hurry $50 stvvee@sbcglobal.net Pink and white snake skin purse, not real. pics on www.classworld.eu isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

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Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choo- Swarovski Crystal - Attention colse from, all dressed. Price Obo lectors! Christmas is coming, all Call: 0176-90796039 retired pieces reduced to half Refrigerator with freezer. Ger- their value, All pieces over man, 220 volt, half size Refrigera- 20years old! Prices greatly redutor with one drawer freezer. Very ced! Great gift for any special ocgood condition and excellent Ger- casion! Private collection! Retired man made quality. $75.00 pieces. koala bear mother and baby, Panda mother & baby, whale, jcambr@yahoo.com turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 Santa Cruz Blur MTB, medium, between 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver 2006, original owner, Shimano XT, to RAB! Hayes Hydraulic dual disc brakes, meticulously maintained. $1000 Swarovski Pegasus - From the 1998 "Fabulous Creatures" Se0151-61321501 ries. Retired in 1998, Asking $500. Sell handmade stick pictures of a Ph. 06374/944828 legacy. Different sizes and motiSwarovski SC Isadora & Antonio, ves of Bavaria 12 euro per picture from the trilogy (magic of dance) size from 25 cm to 53 cm. Neg 2002 & 2003, w/crystal signs & â&#x201A;Ź12 sweilacher@t-online.de displays) will sell separately, Price Size 52-57. Multi color childrens 299 â&#x201A;Ź each obo Call: 0162bike helmet, for boys. $20 2762421 017622987498 Swarovski, silver, crystal, trilogy Stunning ball gown, worn one ti- masquerade, 1999-2001, w/cryme. Was 250 Euro. German size stal signs & displays, 899â&#x201A;Ź obo 44 (~16ish.) Not as shiny as pic. Call: 0162-2762421 Adorned w/crystals. Wear w/or wi- Techno / Dancefloor Synth. "Quathout straps. Incl. scarf â&#x201A;Ź120 simidi Sirius" with integrated 11 smoothsalsakat@yahoo.com Ch. Vocoder (also voice distorti-

         

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Today’s Events Schedule Sports Center Game

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Authorized Items All allowed items will be inspected prior to entry authorization. It is recommended that spectators minimize the number and size of authorized items to reduce the time required for inspection prior to being granted access into the area.

Allowable Items

LIVE Again! Sports Center Goes (Hangar 3) Teams on Court (Hangar 5)

• Umbrellas, Cell phones • Cameras NO FLASH • Purses and fanny packs (Less than 1 cubic foot) • Handicap assistance items: canes, walkers and scooters • Medical, diaper, and/or camera bags (smaller than 1 cubic foot)

Pre-Game on Air (Hangar 5)

2012 ESPN Goes LIVE! Armed Forces Classic (Hangar 5) GAME BEGINS! (Hangar 5)

Prohibited Articles/Items • Strollers, Pets, All bags (Over 1 cubic foot) • Personal hydration systems (and similar packs) • All food items other than baby food • Coolers, glass bottles, alcoholic beverages • Bicycles, roller blades, roller skates, skateboards and scooters • Weapons (i.e. firearms, mace, stun guns, explosions and knives) • Walkie-Talkies, scanners, HAM radios and/or portable AM/FM radios • Any other items security personnel deem a security risk • Any political paraphernalia • Backpacks/Rucksacks and similar items

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MSU, UConn to tipoff season tonight with historic first by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Michigan State Spartans and the University of Connecticut Huskies are set to tipoff in a matter of hours at the 2012 ESPN Armed Forces Classic basketball game tonight at Hangar 5 on Ramstein. The game is part of ESPN’s Veteran’s week initiative to honor the men and women who have served and are still serving in the U.S. military. This year America will see Ramstein’s Airmen at one of the Air Force’s premier strategic bases, while the teams play the first NCAA basketball game at an overseas location. “We are proud to host the inaugural Armed Forces Classic at Ramstein Air Base,” said Brig. Gen. C.K. Hyde, 86th Airlift Wing commander. “This is the largest sporting event we’ve ever hosted; this is a great opportunity to showcase America’s Airmen and for our Airmen to be a part of an NCAA event.” This match-up is dividing squadrons; friendships are boiling into rivalries. The words on everyone’s lips are, “Who will win this game?” The game is a rematch of the 2009 Final Four match-up between these two powerhouses, where MSU came out on top during the semifinals in Detroit. The Spartans are coming into this season ranked 14 in the nation, while the Huskies are currently unranked. Both teams lost key players from last year, and are a bit younger. There will be some growing to do before they reach the caliber of old. While at Ramstein, the players toured the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and visited with service members. They also held an open practice to meet and greet fans and hosted a kid’s clinic for some of the children on base. This was a chance for the players and coaches to see what service members do in Europe and be a small part of history. “I’m really excited about the game because I love college basketball; any college basketball game is a good game,” said Senior Airman Kyle Bubb, 86th Munitions Squadron crewmember. “It makes me feel like I’m back home.” The game is being broadcast live at multiple locations around base including, Rooney’s Sports bar and J.R. Rockers. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch first-hand college basketball history, as these two NCAA college basketball teams go head to head. This is the first of several games being played at different military installations to commemorate Veterans Day.


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Fan anticipation grows prior to Armed Forces Classic by Airman 1st Class Trevor Rhynes 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Airmen and their families are eagerly awaiting the Armed Forces Classic basketball game tonight on Ramstein. The Michigan State Spartans take on the University of Connecticut Huskies in the opening game of the 2012 NCAA men’s basketball regular season. This is the first NCAA men’s basketball game to be played outside of the U.S. “This is truly an experience of a lifetime,” said Capt. Ryan Natalini, 86th Security Forces Squadron operations officer and a MSU alumnus. “I have followed the (Spartans) ever since I was in high school, have attended numerous home games, and have seen them play at the Final Four in Detroit and Indianapolis, so this is going to be a special treat.” The base has been buzzing with anticipation as they patiently wait to attend or watch the Spartans and Huskies battle it out in the season opener. “I am extremely excited to be able to have the Huskies here, it brings a little bit of home

to the KMC for me,” said Senior Airman Bob Roberts, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production journeyman. “I remember going to games as a kid and I have been a fan since the Ray Allen days and as far back as I can remember.”

“I am looking forward to being able to actually watch a game, it is tough out here with work and the time differences to actually be able to follow my favorite sports teams,” Roberts said. “Also to see how the team does without former head coach Jim Calhoun, he will be greatly missed.”

Natalini will have the opportunity to be with the team throughout their stay here.

Natalini has been a fan of the Spartans throughout the years, the players have changed but he still has a current favorite.

“My commander, Lt. Col. Phil Holmes, knows I am a huge MSU basketball fan,” Natalini said. “When the opportunity arose, he sent my name forward as a volunteer to be with the team.” As an escort, the 2003 MSU graduate will fulfill an advisory role with the team. “I will be there to assist the team and coaching staff with anything possible,” the Michigan native said. “From helping them coordinate meals to liaising between them and the base leadership, I will be at their disposal. I am really hoping to see a lot of their practices and help explain some of the ‘military isms’ that they may not fully understand.” For Roberts, this game is simply an opportunity to watch his favorite team live for the first time in years.

“I have followed the team since the late ‘90s and am a huge fan,” he said. “It was wonderful to watch Draymond Green the past four years, but my favorite current player probably is Keith Appling.” Any Spartan fan knows long-time head coach for the Spartans, Tom Izzo, constantly brings fundamentally sound teams to the court, Natalini said. “The best part of the team is the coaching and philosophy of Tom Izzo,” he said. “He always has teams that are disciplined, efficient and physically tough. This is going to be a great season, and hopefully lead to a trip to Atlanta for another Final Four come March.”

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Staff Sgt. Candice Sloan 786th FSS fitness specialist “My husband played basketball with the MSU coach when the team visited Kuwait, so I’m happy. It’s really cool that they do this for all the service members.”

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MICHIGAN STATE QUIZ

1. Which famous Laker started his basketball career with the Michigan Spartans? Kobe Bryant Magic Johnson Shaquille O’Neal James Worthy

3. In what year did Tom Izzo take over as the MSU men’s basketball coach? 1992 1995 2000 2008 4. CBSSports.com named Coach Izzo “National Coach of the Year” ______ times. Two Four Eight Nine 5. Which division II school did Coach Izzo play basketball for between 1973 and 1977? Northern Michigan University Grand Valley State University Wayne State Ferris State 6. The MSU men’s basketball program has had four players named “Big Ten Player of the Year.” Which Spartan won in 2012? Keith Appling Draymond Green Joe Sweeny Adreian Payne 7. Which competition has Sparty the MSU mascot won three times? “Buffest Mascot” competition Universal Cheer Association Nationals Competition Capital One Mascot Challenge Mascot Olympics

UCONN QUIZ

1. During the 2011-2012 NBA season, how many players were former UConn Huskies? Three Six Nine Eleven 2. What team did Coach Kevin Ollie play for before he joined the UConn coaching staff? Minnesota Timberwolves Chicago Bulls Cleveland Cavaliers Oklahoma City Thunder 3. Under which coach did UConn win three national championships, seventeen Big East championships, and reach four Final Fours? Hugh Greer Jim Calhoun Donald “Dee” Rowe Dominic “Dom” Perno 4. In 2006, four Huskies were picked in the first round of the draft, tying the record with which team? Michigan State University of Wisconsin Butler University Duke 5. Which UConn Husky is the all-time leader in three-point field goals and is a ten-time NBA All-Star? Ray Allen Jeff Adrien Caron Butler Ben Gordon Answers 1. Eleven, 2. Oklahoma City Thunder, 3. Jim Calhoum, 4. Duke, 5. Ray Allen

2. How many Final Four appearances have the Spartans had? 2 4 6 10

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Nov 9, 2012 - Kaiserslautern American  

Kaiserslautern American newspaper for the U.S. military community in Germany. Serving Ramstein Air Force Base, Baumholder, and the Kaisersl...

Nov 9, 2012 - Kaiserslautern American  

Kaiserslautern American newspaper for the U.S. military community in Germany. Serving Ramstein Air Force Base, Baumholder, and the Kaisersl...