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September 11, 2015

Volume 39, number 36

Ramstein Airmen partner to help renovate Georgian school Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs GORI, Georgia — For the past month, the hallways of Gori Public School No. 4 were alive with the sounds of construction workers sanding, sawing, tearing down, building up and transforming what once looked like a century-old building. The days following were much quieter as a team of U.S. Air Force and Georgian army engineers were still hard at work making their finishing touches. As the last coat of paint dried, local community members, teachers and students gathered in front of the school for the culminating ceremony to celebrate the project. On Aug. 31, distinguished visitors from the U.S. Embassy in Georgia and Georgian officials celebrated the completion of the school restoration project, financed by the U.S. European Command and implemented by the Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy to Georgia. The humanitarian assistance project had a construction materials budget of See RENOVATION, Page 3

Students, teachers, neighbors and U.S. Air Force and Georgian army engineers pitch in to help spread gravel for Gori Public School No. 4’s new driveway Aug. 30 in Gori, Georgia. The new driveway and entire renovation of the school is part of a Humanitarian and Civic Assistance project, a U.S. European Command program that is designed to provide assistance to the Georgian populace and help military members and civilians hone building and construction skills and trades. Humanitarian and Civic Assistance projects enhance operational readiness of military personnel while providing support to the host nation's population. For more photos, see Page 8.

86th VRS improves vehicle inspection process Senior Airman Jeffrey Greenwell, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron vehicle inspection technician, checks customer registration paperwork at the vehicle inspection center Sept. 1 on Kapaun Air Station. The inspection center inspects up to 200 vehicles per day.

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NEWS

Long lines, impatient customers and subjective opinions. These are just a few of the things people encountered during their vehicle inspection on Kapaun Air Station. The 86th Vehicle Readiness

Squadron would like to eliminate these concerns with recent changes to their vehicle inspection process. Vehicle inspections are required when registering, selling or shipping a vehicle, and the 86th VRS operates the Privately Owned Vehicle Inspection Center on Kapaun. According to 86th

NEWS

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Sharida Jackson 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Airmen, Soldiers display medical response, Page 6

Culinary competition heats up kitchen, Page 12

Market features farmers' products, crafts, Page 14


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'We're all in this together' — a senior NCO's five constants

COMMENTARY

by Senior Master Sgt. Rodney Bernard 52nd Munitions Maintenance Group SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany — Service in the Air Force today means different things for different people. Depending on your unique circumstances, such as family dynamics, job or upbringing, how you navigate through those dynamics can have a significant impact on your time serving and significantly help you prepare for the day when you will no longer wear the uniform, whether that’s after four years or 30 years. Through a series of both positive and negative experiences as well as some great counseling over the years, I’ve gained insight and perspective that have served me well for more than 22 years. I’m proud to share the five most important constants I’ve learned over the course of my career in the hopes they may help someone else navigate through their own individual circumstances and maybe have a positive effect for someone. I’ve been fortunate enough to have had some good supervisors, mentors, friends and family who

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VRS Privately Owned Vehicle Inspection Center NCOIC Tech Sgt. Anthony Santos, wait times previously exceeded 45 minutes per customer but now averages about 20 minutes. “The customers’ concerns and suggestions are what drove the changes to the POV inspection process,” Santos said. One of those changes included implementing a reinspection lane for returning customers which reduces wait times by not duplicat-

have looked out for me. They’ve collectively helped me take advantage of the opportunities the Air Force has presented to me over the span of my career, which in turn helped me prepare for life after my service. Generally speaking, time and experience yield clarity. Here are some things I’ve learned and learned to value through the years. Integrity and respect: Without them, you may not even get through the door of an organization. In fact, it could be one of the quickest ways out of an organization. We live in an extremely global world today with information moving faster than ever before, militarily, economically and socially. Many times, as we’re presented with challenges, the best path to a viable solution will be rooted in mutual integrity and respect. Invest in yourself, both financially and academically: Understanding the relationship between time, money and interest can be one of the most important lifelong, beneficial lessons one can learn. Similarly, understanding the doors that a college degree could open for you toward achieving your goals is equally valuable. The Air Force offers exceptional

ing the same procedures as the initial inspection lane. Another change is the newly installed calibrated brake machine which eliminated the need to road-test brakes. “By getting rid of the brake road test, we were able to knock off three minutes of inspection time per vehicle, and we got rid of any subjectivity by the inspectors,” Santos said. The calibrated brake machine tests for brake imbalance between all brakes which are a safety hazard.

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benefits, assistance and opportunities in both of these areas that could significantly improve your earning power and lifestyle for years, long after you lace up your boots for the last time. Get involved in your community: Seek out and get involved in a community organization that you believe in supporting — a cause that is important to you. The key is to do it because you genuinely want to do it, not because you believe someone else wants you to do it. Aside from the personal satisfaction of doing so, community involvement can also provide networking opportunities, allow you to get experience outside of your primary job and help you to develop significant personal and professional relationships. Be careful with alcohol: Keep your alcohol use in check. If the bar tab starts to become a major expenditure on your budget or waking up each morning with a headache has become the norm, it may be time to look in the mirror and ask yourself some honest questions. Although many people believe they can hide hangovers, people do notice when you’re not at full speed. If you need help, get help. If you still find yourself

With the new machine, inspection technicians are able to diagnose which brake is off or causing issues and exactly what percentage the brake is off by. The inspection center provides free mechanical inspections to members of the KMC and inspects up to 200 vehicles per day. The center’s objective is to ensure privately owned vehicles are safe to operate and in accordance with U.S. Army Europe guidelines. “We provide this service

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consuming significant amounts of alcohol very frequently regardless of your age or rank, and you feel like you’ve got it under control, just be honest with yourself. It usually catches up with you, either physically, mentally or legally. Alcoholrelated problems can spiral out of control very quickly and can have significant effects on you, your organization and your family. Balance: Find the balance in your life. It’s difficult to go full speed 24/7 without eventually breaking down at some point. With today’s challenges with less people, time and money, you have to recognize when you’re out of balance. Find things that will make your life more efficient. Be proactive as best as you can. Maintain your family responsibilities as one of your priorities. Stay physically active to help relieve stress. Eat well, and most importantly, ask for help when you need it — no one is in this alone. I hope someone finds my message helpful, and maybe this will spark an opportunity for further conversation. Once again, we’re all in this together.

to all branches, DOD civilians and contractors within the KMC,” Santos said. “We want vehicle occupants to be safe, so we try to minimize all risks.” The 86th VRS is also awaiting the installation of a vehicle suspension shaker. This device will allow the vehicle to hang in the air while it is inspected underneath. “We currently have two inspectors per vehicle. Once we have the suspension shaker, it will eliminate the need for two people as one person will be

able to inspect a vehicle,” said Master Sgt. Timothy Trace, 86 VRS vehicle maintenance superintendent. “We’ll be able to serve more customers in a shorter amount of time.” For questions regarding the inspection process, go to the Kapaun Air Station POV Inspection Station Interactive Customer Evaluation Survey at http://ice.disa.mil/ index.cfm?fa=site&site_ id=10&dep=DoD, click on “Safety and Security,” and then click “POV Inspection Station.”

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EO implements new sexual orientation policy by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs The Department of Defense implemented a change to the military equal opportunity directive in June to resolve unlawful discrimination complaints based on sexual orientation. Prior to the change, there were five stand-alone categories that fell under EO: race, color, sex, national origin and religion.

“This (policy change) is one more door that has opened to inclusion,” said Bryan Osborne, 86th Airlift Wing EO director and alternative dispute resolution manager. “This is a huge step forward for our Air Force, the DOD and for America.” Throughout history, the U.S. military went through a time when women weren’t allowed to serve and African Americans weren’t allowed to become pilots. This change is just one more step toward opening the door to finally

seeing all men and women are treated equal, Osborne said. If a service member is having an issue in their unit that cannot be resolved by utilizing their chain of command, they are encouraged to seek help with the EO office. “The EO office has so much to offer,” said Tech. Sgt. Shajita Rios, 86th AW EO adviser. “We have the latitude to clarify and address allegations, offer follow-up assistance or even serve as neutral third parties to work out disputes using facilitation and counseling methods.”

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$40,000 with the goal of supporting national military strategy and enhancing the operational readiness skills of military personnel while providing substantial benefits to host country populations. For a little more than 30 days, the U.S. Air Force engineers worked side by side with their Georgian counterparts to completely renovate a gymnasium, install new toilets, fix and paint the walls of the first floor hallway and even build a completely new access ramp from scratch. Many disabled children attend the school, so better access for those children was a top priority throughout the project. Capt. Parnaoz Svanidze, headquarters, Georgian Land Forces, who assisted with many aspects including logistics and scheduling of the project, said one of the main focuses for the project was to renovate the school and attached gym for the children with disabilities because most of the disabled children that live in Gori attend Public School No. 4. “I’m so grateful to work with Americans again,” Svanidze said, who served in Operation Enduring Freedom and worked side by side with U.S. Marines for six months in Afghanistan. “I like working with (the Air Force engineers) because they work really hard and know exactly how to do it. I can tell they do it from the heart because they know that everything they’ve done is for the children and for the future.” During the ceremony, the

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cole Kasten, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and heavy equipment operator, mixes cement for a ramp at Public School No. 4 Aug. 28 in Gori, Georgia.

sounds of the neighborhood school children could be heard throughout the crowd, laughing, giggling and whispering in anticipation. They were excited to see all the new updates to their school. As the last words were spoken, and the crowd dispersed to take the grand tour, a group of kids weaved through the crowd and headed straight for the new gym. “The gym in the school has been used as a safe haven for these kids in the neighborhood for years,” said Tech. Sgt. Brendan Allen, 435th Construction and Training Squadron and Georgia Humanitarian and Civic

Assistance project manager. “When we got here the kids couldn’t even play here without pieces of the wall falling down on them. Now it’s safe.” The gym has been completely redone. The floors and walls were completely remodeled; the basketball backboards replaced; new lighting was installed; and a fresh coat of yellow paint for the walls and white paint for the high ceilings were applied. “This whole project has been an amazing experience,” Allen said. “My guys worked really hard the entire time. I don’t want to go, but I know we can leave here knowing we helped the children, and

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EO advisers are there to assist and clarify the information and ensure members understand the new policy; they will address cases of sexual orientation discrimination the same as they do for the other five categories. “It is our job to take care of Airmen and get their minds off any negative human relations climate issues,” Rios said. “We want to help get them back on the mission and do what they do best.” To date, there have been no sexual orientation com-

plaints made on Ramstein. Osborne credits commanders for engaging with their units and spreading awareness. “In my 33 years of federal service, I have never met a commander or director that does not care about his or her people,” Osborne said. “They want to make sure the people who take care of the mission are taken care of.” Military or civilian personnel can contact EO with any questions or concerns at 489-8534 or they can email 86aw.meo@us.af.mil.

we can be proud of our work.” This HCA project is roughly one of 15 projects that will be done this year throughout the European and Eurasian regions and has trained military engineers from the Army, Navy, Marines, active-duty Air Force, Reserve and National Guard forces in the past. The team explained that their time spent in Georgia has been extremely rewarding and has given them an appreciation for hard work. “It’s extremely impressive how hard the Georgian engi-

neers worked,” Allen said. “Without their support, we definitely wouldn’t have been able to get as much done in that amount of time, and we’re extremely thankful for it.” The children played basketball in their new gym until the sun set behind the mountains that overlook Gori. Although the crowd had cleared and their teachers were home, they lined the railing in front of the school, laughing, playing cards and just being together. They have their safe haven back, and it’s better than ever.


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Reported Larcenies

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Kaiserslautern — one black watch

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9 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Winnweiler. 9:30 a.m.: A lost child was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing. 12:24 p.m.: Failure to obey a lawful order was reported on Ramstein. 3:40 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Huetschenhausen. 10:24 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Saarbruecken.

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2:58 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Mannheim.

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4:42 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Bann.

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5:55 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Katzenbach.

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6 p.m.: Larceny of private property was reported in Kaiserslautern. 10:15 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Hauptstuhl. 10:50 p.m.: Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness were reported on Ramstein.

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12:53 a.m.: Failure to obey a lawful order was reported on Ramstein. 6:05 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Ramstein.

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4 a.m.: Resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and provoking speeches and gestures were reported in Kaiserslautern. 8:30 a.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Raunheim. 12:34 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Pirmasens. 2:45 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a minor traffic accident was reported on Ramstein.

• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the following is a forecast of clinic closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: Oct. 8 (MDG training day); Oct. 15 (Columbus Day); Nov. 11 (Veterans Day); Nov. 12 (MDG training day, closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving); Nov. 27 (Family Day); Dec. 10 (MDG training Day, closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve); Dec. 25 (Christmas); and Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, they welcome customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG practice manager at 479-2687 or janelle.quinn@us.af.mil. • The KMC Housing Office and the Furnishings Management Office will be closed Sept. 18 for an office function. • The KMC Housing Office will close at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 and the Furnishings Management Office will be closed Sept. 24 all day due to training. • The exit for Pirmasens (A62) coming from A6 heading toward Saarbruecken will be closed until Wednesday. To reach Landstuhl Regional Medical Center from A6 there are two options: First option: Take the Landstuhl Ost exit (exit 13) to downtown Landstuhl. From downtown Landstuhl on the main street, Kaiserstrasse, follow the white signs for U.S. Hospital and other signs for Bann, Mittelbrunn and Burg Nanstein. The U.S. Hospital signs will guide motorists toward signs for Gate 3

3 p.m.: A house break-in and theft of a motor vehicle were reported in Bruchmuehlbach-Miesau. 10 p.m.: Possible use of narcotics was reported on Ramstein and Landstuhl.

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1 a.m.: Fleeing the scene of a major traffic accident that caused injuries was reported in Weselberg.

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5 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Kaiserslautern.

SEPT. 3

3:05 a.m.: Sexual assault was reported in Kaiserslautern.

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3:20 a.m.: Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness was reported in Kaiserslautern. 4:30 a.m.: Failure to pay debt was reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

SEPT. 5

3:07 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern.

and Dr. Hitzelberger Strasse. Second option: Take the A62 exit toward Trier, then take the first exit, Huetschenhausen, and get back on A62 in the other direction toward Pirmasens. Coming from Ramstein Air Base, motorists can take the back road toward Huetschenhausen and get on A62 in the direction for Pirmasens.

9/11 remembrance ceremony

A 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at the 86th Airlift Wing headquarters’ flagpoles. The ceremony will consist of a retreat and a wreath-laying ceremony. Attire is uniform of the day.

Blood drive at KMCC

The Convoy Warrior Association and the Armed Services Blood Program will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the KMCC food court. This is a great opportunity for service members, family members, retirees and Department of Defense civilians to donate blood that goes directly back to the community. For details or to schedule an appointment, email red.tarectecan@us.af.mil or francis.doherty@us.af.mil.

POW/MIA recognition week

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing will host National POW/MIA Recognition Week Monday to Sept 18. Team Ramstein members will be given the opportunity to run a 5K memorial run, hear guest speaker Dr. Joseph Milligan’s stories of extraordinary determination during the luncheon and reflect on and remember our nation’s

POW/MIAs during a wreath-laying ceremony. For details on the 5K run, email ryan.henderson.7@us.af.mil. For details on the luncheon, email philip.knight@us.af.mil. For details on the wreath ceremony, email joseph.schescke@us.af.mil.

Bazaar volunteers needed

The 86th Force Support Squadron will sponsor its 51st Ramstein Bazaar Thursday to Sept. 20 in hangars 1 and 2 on Ramstein. Volunteers are needed for working hangar set-up in hospitality or finance. Descriptions for each time slot are detailed on the sign-up pages. To volunteer, go to www.ramsteinbazaar.org and click on “Volunteer Today!” There are also opportunities to make donations of prepared food items. For assistance, contact the staffing coordinator at staffing@ramsteinbazaar.org.

Retiring in Germany

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office will offer a Retiring in Germany briefing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Bldg. 2120, Room 102. To sign up for the briefing, contact RAO at 480-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil.

Girl Scouts host pool party

The Kaiserslautern/Vogelweh Girl Scouts will be hosting a pool party from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. This function is to provide the KMC with all of the amazing opportunities available through Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts will offer registration for all interested girl and parent volunteers. Cost is $5 per person and free for anyone who registers at the event.

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Fall into good safety habits this autumn Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Lane Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs As the hot summer months transition into breezier autumn days, many are trying to fit in their last trips of the season. Whether staying at home and getting cozy for the brisk fall season or planning a lastminute soiree, Airmen are advised to continue practicing safe behavior by heeding pertinent safety tips. “One of the biggest hazards comes from those who are trying to get in those lastminute vacations,” said Tech. Sgt. Joseph Hernandez, 86th Airlift Wing Ground Safety NCO. “We see a lot of people going out far during these late trips to enjoy the warmer weather before it cools down late in the season.” Airmen should not rush their planning and continue to thoroughly assess the risks

During the autumn months, the 86th Airlift Wing Ground Safety Office on Ramstein advises Airmen to continue making risk assessments while planning for activities.

of the area to which they are travelling, said Hernandez. According to Hernandez, another risk in autumn is driving on Halloween night. The risks of vehicle-related accidents rise significantly during this time. “The risk with this holiday is the high volume of kids around at night,” Hernandez said. “They’re running house to house and in the streets. This is dangerous to begin with, now put them in dark-

clothed costumes at night.” Halloween isn’t the only aspect of fall that should have motorists cautious. During the fall, Germany’s weather can be unpredictable. Hernandez said that preparing for an accident is the best advice to heed and it starts with the vehicle. “Make sure your car functions properly before the bad weather hits,” Hernandez said. “I also recommend purchasing decent tires that will keep good friction between the

rubber and the road. If you want to upgrade your suspension or engine, make sure you upgrade those tires as well to match that increase in power.” While bad weather cannot be prevented, one major risk among Airmen that can be controlled is irresponsible drinking. With many fests occurring in autumn, Airmen should practice safe drinking habits, especially those new to alcohol. “Airmen who haven’t drunk a whole lot stateside and are going to these events for the first time are going to try new things out,” Hernandez said. “They’re inexperienced. … This could lead to hazardous behavior such as drinking and driving.” The final advice Hernandez gave was in regards to the mass amount of Airmen returning from deployment this season, as he warned about a behavior pattern he calls “the invincibility complex.” “They’ve been downrange

for a while and working really hard, maybe getting shot at as well,” Hernandez said. “When they come back to the “normal” side of life, they believe since they survived all of that they can do whatever they want and nothing will hurt them.” With the increase in risky behavior during the autumn season, the likeliness in car accidents increases vastly, Hernandez said. “It sneaks up on people,” Hernandez continued. “My advice is if you think you’re doing something reckless, ask yourself if the ends justify the means. No matter the activity, Hernandez believes assessing the risks of the situation is the best way to prevent injuries or worse. Organizations can contact their safety representatives to learn more about what is expected from their respective shops. For more information, call 480-SAFE (7233) or 06371-47-7233.


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Airmen, Soldiers display rapid medical response Story and photos by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Saving lives is not only the responsibility of medical responders within the KMC, all Airmen and Soldiers must stay current on training to respond in times of need. More than 60 NATO officers from around the globe attended a medical response demonstration Aug. 25 on Ramstein. In an effort to advise partnered nations’ top surgeon generals, approximately 30 Airmen and Soldiers gathered to perform the threestep response procedures that take place during casualty and medical evacuations. Members moved through scenarios that began with caring for a simulated injured service member on scene to transporting them to “role

Medical responders lift a simulated patient into a truck after treating him during a medical evacuation exercise Aug. 25 on Ramstein. Airmen and Soldiers from around the KMC gathered for the three-part exercise to show visiting NATO officers the capabilities of the U.S. Air Force and Army.

two” where a forward surgical team treated them for life threatening injuries, and finally moving them to “role

three” onto an aircraft for further transport. Seeing this demonstration was very beneficial to strength-

ening NATO bonds, according to Ugandan army Lt. Col. Joseph Asea, Bombo Military Hospital orthopedic surgeon.

“We all have different capabilities, and the way we do things may not be the same,” Asea said. “When we are working together, it is good to harmonize our processes while handling casualties so that everything is standardized. One method may not be acceptable to the other, but if we synchronize them we can do it in a similar way and strengthen our partnership.” According to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Erwin Gines, 86th Medical Group chief nurse, the U.S. military is equipped with a unique skillset compared to other countries. Self-aid and buddy care training is taught regardless of the job assigned to the service member. U.S. Air Force and Army personnel are ready to respond, increasing the survivability rate when a medic See Medical, Page 11

Women in leadership speak on equality Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs For as far back as history goes, equality between genders has been a struggle. Until 1920, women didn’t even have the right to vote in the U.S. Though certain aspects of life may never be completely equal, the modern world has progressively strived for equality. Though the U.S. military has followed suit, it has not always been this way. Before 1917, only men could serve in the military. Women’s roles were meant to be homemakers and caregivers while men went to war. Though a female-free military seems a thing of the distant past, certain male-dominated career fields are still adapting to support the mission with their female counterparts beside them. During a Women’s Equality panel, four of Ramstein’s leading women came together to speak with Airmen about their struggles, triumphs and the path they and their predecessors leave behind. “Women continue to prove every day that they can do the same as men when it comes to the mission,” said Col. Laura Johnson, 86th Civil

Engineer Group commander. “I think a lot of that has to do with the women who came before us. I think it’s very important to remember those women; they paved the way for us today.” As a fighter pilot, Col. Andra Kniep, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing commander, shared stories of overcoming doubts her peers had of her. “I graduated from the (Air Force) Academy two months after they began allowing women to fly in combat,” Kniep said. “I became the third female A-10 pilot in the Air Force. I was told I wouldn’t be able to do it, no one would want to marry a female A-10 pilot and I’d never have a family; I have all of those. I’m excited to see us breaking down those barriers.”

Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, Kisling NCO Academy commandant, speaks to Airmen during a Women’s Equality Day leadership panel, Aug. 26 on Ramstein.

Col. Laura Johnson, 86th Civil Engineer Group commander, answers questions during a Women’s Equality Day leadership panel, Aug. 26 on Ramstein. Four of Ramstein’s female leaders spoke about how the women who came before them paved the way to allow them to be as successful as they are today.

During the panel, Airmen had the opportunity to ask questions. Male Airmen attended to share their support as well as get the leaders’ perspective on how to interact better with their female troops. “Treat women the way you would treat a man,” said Col. Nancy Bozzer, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing commander, in response to an Airman’s question. “Make them earn their way all the way up to the top.

There should be no difference in treatment. Should you be respectful to a lady? Yes. In return, she should also respect you back, with mutual respect and professionalism.” Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, Kisling NCO Academy commandant, shared her experience of being in the male-dominated career field of security forces. She said as a young Airman, See equality, Page 11


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US Airmen help renovate Georgian school Photos by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cole Kasten, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and heavy equipment operator, mixes cement for a ramp at Public School No. 4 Aug. 28 in Gori, Georgia. Kasten and a team of U.S. Air Force Airmen built the ramp to give disabled students at the school safe access into the gymnasium.

U.S. Army Maj. Colin Thompson, Office of Defense Cooperation Bilateral Affairs Officer, speaks to a group of teachers and community members during the opening ceremony of Public School No. 4 Aug. 31 in Gori, Georgia. The ceremony was held as a celebration for the completion of the Georgian Humanitarian and Civic Assistance project led by U.S. European Command. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Murphy, 435th Construction and Training Squadron pavement and equipment operator, loosens the bolts on the back of a backboard before replacing it in the gymnasium of Public School No. 4 Aug. 28 in Gori, Georgia. A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, 10 Georgian army engineers and Georgian civilian contractors worked for one month to completely renovate the gymnasium, bathrooms and hallways of the school to make the school more accessible to disabled children and give all the students a better learning environment.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cole Kasten, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and heavy equipment operator, pushes a wheelbarrow before mixing cement for a ramp at Public School No. 4 Aug. 28 in Gori. Kasten, along with a six-man U.S. Air Force team and Georgian army engineers, worked for more than 16 hours straight on some days during the 30-day project in order to complete everything they could to renovate of the school and help the children of Gori. U.S. Army Sgt. Williams Thompson, U.S. Army Europe Civil Affairs specialist from the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, talks to students during the opening ceremony of Public School No. 4 Aug. 28 in Gori, Georgia.

Roin, a Georgian engineer, prepares spackle holes in the ceiling of Public School No. 4 Aug. 27 in Gori, Georgia. Critical areas of the school were renoU.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. David Dengate, 435th Construction and Training Squadron pavement and equipment opera- vated by a team of U.S. Air Force engineers, 10 Georgian army engineers and tor, works with a Georgian army engineer to help fill in concrete in the entrance to the gymnasium of Public School No. a three-man U.S. Army Europe Civil Affairs team. Humanitarian and Civic 4 Aug. 27 in Gori, Georgia. U.S. Air Force and Georgian army engineers worked long hours side by side for more than Assistance projects enhance operational readiness of military personnel 30 days to complete the renovation of a dilapidated school. while providing support to the host nation's population.


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86th FSS hosts 51st Ramstein Bazaar Courtesy of the Ramstein Bazaar

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he Ramstein Bazaar has been a part of the military culture for those stationed in Europe since 1965. If you’ve ever been assigned to a base or post in Germany, Belgium, England, Italy or somewhere else in Europe, chances are you’ve attended or at least heard of this shopping extravaganza. The first Ramstein Bazaar was held from Sept. 18 to 20, 1965, at the Ramstein Community Center. The Ramstein Officers’ Wives Club, a small and close group of women, hosted this inaugural event. They had 66 vendors, 11 volunteers and made $5,000 in net proceeds. Fast forward 51 years, the bazaar is now an official 86th Force Support Squadron event. It is a massive, full-scale event that encompasses the resources and com-

mitment of Ramstein Air Base, the surrounding local economy and the KMC. In 2014, the Ramstein Bazaar celebrated its 50th year. It was a huge success through the selfless efforts of hundreds of volunteers contributing over 11,500 volunteer hours. There were 7,400 cars parked, 28,000 patrons served and $1.748 million sales with net proceeds exceeding $265,000. This year, the bazaar will have more than 135 vendors selling items such as antiques, pottery, cheese, grandfather clocks, clothing, jewelry and more. There will be dozens of food options as well. The food court is manned entirely by Airmen and family volunteers from private organizations. The 2015 Ramstein Bazaar will host vendors from countries such as Russia, France, Poland, Portugal,

Turkey and Germany who travel to the bazaar to showcase their handcrafted items and products. Net proceeds from the Ramstein Bazaar are given back to the KMC through the Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club Welfare Fund, benefiting organizations such as Air Force Aid Society, Fisher House, USO, Department of Defense Education Activity schools, Boy and Girl Scouts of America and other local programs. Kelly Rodriguez, 2015 Ramstein Bazaar chair for ROSC, says the bazaar helps non-profit and community organizations around base that would not usually receive funding. “In the past 15 years alone, ROSC has returned over $3.7 million to the community towards functions like high school graduation, scout programs and various group and squadron awards, not to mention over $2 million in college scholarships

to our military connected children,” Rodriguez said. From January to August 2015, ROSC has given away $60,000 in scholarships, $33,000 to schools, $19,000 to KMC organizations, $13,000 to base organizations, $3,000 to youth groups, $2,900 to scout programs and $1,000 to local chapters of national organizations. To really understand the impact the event has on the community, come experience the bazaar for yourself. Supporting and shopping at the Ramstein Bazaar is not only a fun experience with incredible vendors and food, but shoppers also financially help hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and their families. For more information on the Ramstein Bazaar or to volunteer, visit www.ramsteinbazaar.org, or search for Ramstein Bazaar on Facebook.

Travis welcomes 86th AW hero home by Senior Airman Nicole Leidholm 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, the Airman who helped foil a terrorist attack on a train in France Aug. 21, arrived at Travis Air Force Base Sept. 3, with his mother and brother by his side. “We’re thrilled to welcome A1C Spencer Stone back to America,” said Col. Joel Jackson, the 60th Air Mobility Wing commander. “He’s here at Travis Air Force Base for continued medical care and rest and recuperation with his family in the local area. We ask that everyone please respect the Stone family’s privacy as he continues to heal.” Stone returned home on a KC-10 Extender from Germany with 25 redeployed Soldiers from Southwest Asia and was greeted by about 300 Airmen and their families from the base. “We’re extremely proud of A1C Stone. It takes tremendous courage and selflessness to place others’ safety above your own — he put into action our core value of ‘service before self,’” said Chief

Master Sgt. Alan Boling, the 60th AMW command chief. “Again, we are extremely proud of these men for their willingness to take action and stop what could have been a terrible tragedy.” Stone was previously assigned to the 60th Medical Operations Squadron pediatrics flight as an aerospace medical services technician. “A1C Stone is an energetic medical technician, and I’m sure he was hoping for more ‘action’ than he found in the pediatric clinic as his first duty section,” said Master Sgt. Tanya Hubbard, the 60th MDOS family medicine residency and pediatric clinics superintendent. “However, he fit into our team seamlessly and always had a great attitude. He is a hard worker, and I was happy he was part of our team.” Hubbard added that Stone's Air Force training influenced how the events in France played out. “I think his awareness training helped him to be sensitive to potential dangers and kept him on his toes as he toured throughout Europe,” Hubbard said. “I’m sure that when it came down to the moment, he was able to act on impulse due to those protection skills. In the end, I

believe it was the core values, Air Force and personal, that guided him that day.” Stone’s life changed forever two weeks ago when he and his childhood friends, Oregon National Guard Spc. Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, a Sacramento State college student, were on vacation when an armed gunman entered their train carrying an assault rifle, a handgun and a box cutter. The three friends, with the help of a British passenger, subdued the gunman after his rifle jammed. “Our Airmen live in an environment of constant change, we learn to adapt quickly and take action. Fortunately, Stone’s experience and training allowed him to put these lessons into action onboard the train,” Boling said. “Stone and his friends did what they thought was right and stopped a dangerous attack and for that we thank them. We wish Stone and the others who were injured a speedy recovery.” Stone is currently an ambulance service technician with the 65th MDOS stationed at Lajes Field, Azores. The Sacramento, Calif., native will be reassigned to Travis AFB in October. “We are all very proud of A1C Stone,” Hubbard said.

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Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, the 86th Airlift Wing Airman who helped foil a terrorist attack on a train in France Aug. 21, arrives at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 3. Stone was greeted by hundreds of Airmen including Col. Joel Jackson, the 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, the 60th AMW command chief.

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Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone poses for photos after arriving at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 3.

“He is humble and will tell you that he doesn’t deserve all of the fuss, but that’s what makes him special. He acted

on survival instincts, but he is naturally a protector, and we’re thankful that he was in that place at that time.”


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Today: Red wine pears

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Erwin Gines, 86th Medical Group chief nurse, briefs NATO officers on U.S. Air Force and Army medical evacuation procedures Aug. 25 on Ramstein. More than 60 NATO officers from around the globe attended a medical response demonstration which exhibited the U.S. Air Force's and Army’s rapid medical and casualty evacuation abilities.

is not around. “That is something that saves the most lives,” Gines said. “You can brief someone with a PowerPoint presentation all day, but it is much more valuable to see these unique skills in person.” Not only do different NATO countries use a variety of methods to treat patients, but they also use different aircraft to transport them. “A lot of the countries have helicopters that they use for patient movement,” said Equality, from Page 6

she felt the pressure of being a female amongst a majority of males. “Early in my career, I felt like it was a competition, that I had to prove myself as a woman in the military,” Dennis said. “As my career progressed, my perspective changed, and I realized it wasn’t about proving myself to others but doing my job and proving to myself I could do it.” The main message stressed by all four leaders was to not treat each other differently because of gender but as equals.

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Maj. Kimberly Polston, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Surgeon General’s office international health specialist. “We are trying to help our partners who are deploying in support of peacekeeping operations in Africa. They are going into other countries, moving both patients and cargo, and we are right alongside them to help with training.” Training like this strengthens the NATO alliance, maintains readiness and ensures all members of NATO can save a life if necessary. “Instead of focusing on treating women or men differently, we should be treating each other like Airmen, regardless of gender,” Dennis said. The leadership panel was an opportunity for Airmen of all ranks to ask senior leaders personal questions about their experiences. The leaders said though things were more difficult when they first joined the Air Force, they're glad to see more opportunities being offered to both genders. As a group continuously working toward equality, the Air Force has and continues to see great things coming from its Airmen.

• 2 pears • 1/2 liter red wine • 1/4 liter milk • 100 grams of cooking chocolate • Sugar • Cinnamon and some corn starch • Vanilla ice cream • Whipped cream Heat the red wine and add the sugar and cinnamon to it. Peel the pears, remove the piths, cut them in half and add them to the hot red wine. Meanwhile heat up the milk with the

cooking chocolate and let the chocolate melt, while continuously stirring. Place the pears in the simmering red wine for about ten minutes. Don’t let them get too soft! When the pears are soft enough, take them out of the red wine. Take a bit of corn starch and add water to it. Stir it and add it it slowly into the simmering red wine to thicken it. Take a nice plate, place one scoop of vanilla ice cream and a half pear on it and pour the thickened red wine and the melted chocolate over the top. The last step would be to add the whipped cream on the top...and you have a delicious warm/ cold dessert.

I hope you will enjoy this as much as I did! See you next time...

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USAREUR, NATO leaders conduct Sustainment Terrain Walk by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs MANNHEIM, Germany — Key leaders from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe and NATO partners conducted a whirlwind Sustainment Terrain Walk Sept. 1 to 3, stopping at more than a dozen logistics sites throughout the KMC and elsewhere in Europe. The Sustainment Terrain Walk provided an opportunity for the leadership of USAREUR, NATO countries and other regional partners to assess the capabilities of several key logistics sites in Germany, Latvia and Poland that may be used in support of future NATO and partner nation operations. The terrain walk began with the key leaders visiting the European Activity Set at the Coleman Worksite. The EAS is the Brigade Combat Team’s worth of equipment, pre-staged and maintained at the worksite in order to enable the U.S. Army’s new rotational forces concept. The terrain walk also included stops at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot,

Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr.

Contractors from the Coleman Worksite conduct maintenance on a Bradley Fighting Vehicle during the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Terrain Walk Sept. 1.

Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Miesau Army Depot and other sites located within the KMC area of responsibility. The leaders continued to Bremerhaven and Nordenham in Germany before traveling to Riga, Latvia. All three of these sites are critical seaports that are used regularly in support of NATO operations.

The final stop of the terrain walk was Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, which is used as a training area for Operation Atlantic Resolve. OAR demonstrates continued U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and to the enduring peace and stability in the region. USAREUR is leading the OAR-

enhanced land force, multinational training and security cooperation activities that are taking place across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria. These activities build multinational interoperability; strengthen relationships and trust among allied armies; contribute to regional stability; and demonstrate the United States’ commitment to NATO. The information gathered during the terrain walk will be used to develop procedures to support OAR, the EAS, rotational forces and other U.S. efforts in support of NATO. According to USAREUR Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the U.S. Army’s current challenge in Europe is to accomplish, with limited resources, the same mission that massive formations of troops accomplished in years past. “Years ago the United States had 300,000 troops in Europe,” Hodges said. “Our mission was to deter aggression. Now we have 30,000. Our mission is still to deter aggression. Our task now is to take the 30,000 and make them act like we have 300,000.”

Culinary Warrior of the Year competition heats up the kitchen

Sgt. 1st Class Ulysses Acheampong, 66th Transportation Company 21st Theater Sustainment Command and one of the judges of the 21st TSC Culinary Warrior of the Year, discusses timing with some participants during the competition held Sept. 2 on Kleber Kaserne.

Story and photos by Ronnie Schelby 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Office There are never too many cooks in the kitchen when it comes to the 21st Theater

Sustainment Command Culinary Warrior of the Year competition that was held Sept. 2 at the Clock Tower Dining Facility on Kleber Kaserne. Soldiers from dining facilities throughout the 21st TSC participated, travelling from as far as Grafenwoehr

and Baumholder in order to compete. The competition began at 6 a.m. with Soldiers and NCOs taking the Army Physical Readiness Test. Phase Two, a Soldier Board, followed later in the day with each participant demonstrat-

ing their military bearing, knowledge of basic Soldier skills and the APRT. The capstone event for the competition was the cook-off as Soldiers put their kitchen skills to the ultimate test. Although the Culinary Warrior Competition is in its 22nd year, this year the format for the 21st TSC was different. This time participants were told which ingredients must be used, much like current television cooking shows. “You have one hour to cook a dish for one person,” said Sgt. 1st Class Ulysses Acheampong, 66th Transportation Company, 21st TSC, one of the judges, while addressing the competitors. “Time starts now.” The participants competed in two categories: Soldiers E-4 and below, and NCOs E-5 and above. Each Soldier had to include in their meal a chicken breast, asparagus and noodles. Various other items, including cheese, but-

ter, spices and bread crumbs were available and optional for use. As the competition started, Soldiers began cutting, chopping, stirring and measuring. The judges were watching their every move. Although the final presentation was very important, the judges were also grading on the Soldiers’ overall performance including safety, food handling and cleanliness in the kitchen as well as the See Warrior, Page 15

Pvt. Justin Quintana, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion drains noodles as part of his final meal preparation during the 21st TSC Culinary Warrior of the Year competition held Sep. 2 on Kleber Kaserne.


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Market features regional farmers’ products, arts, crafts

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Roofers will present their work during the farmers and arts and crafts market Sunday in Berglangenbach.

Berglangenbach, a village in the Baumholder Union Community, will hold its annual farmers and arts and crafts market Sunday. “This is the 16th year our little village with 500 inhabitants will be the stage for about 100 regional farmers and vendors,” said Jessica Jung, of the Baumholder Union Community Administration Office. “Like in recent years,

we again expect about 10,000 visitors coming to our most beautiful market.” The Prime Minister of Rheinland-Pfalz Malu Dreyer will officially open the event at 11 a.m. Visitors will find a big offering of fruits and vegetables from the local area. The wide range of products and merchandise will include a variety of wines, schnapps, liquors, juices, breads, cakes, honey, marmalade, wurst, cheeses, pasta, oils and vinegars. Artists will present their

The farmers and arts and crafts market will offer a variety of merchandise on Sunday.

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CHURCH OF CHRIST www.ktowncoc.org

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Visitors can watch watch how chairs are made during the farmers and arts and crafts market Sunday in Berglangenbach.

Sun: 10 am, 11 am and 6 pm Wed: 7 pm

bouquets, wreaths and baskets. Craftsmen such as smiths, turners, goldsmiths, basketmakers, roofers, engravers and chainsaw carvers will demonstrate their skills. The market will also present a vintage tractor show and animal show with farm animals. Children St. Alban's Military Community

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

can enjoy pony rides or watch clown Kuni present magic skills and balloon games. Farmers and vendors will offer a wide range of food specialties such as schwenk steaks, or pork steaks, fish specialties, game dishes, pizza, fresh bread, waffles and cakes. Music associations from the local area will entertain the audience. “We have about 150 volunteers, who help to make this market a success,” Jung said. “All participants hope for good weather to make this day a memorable one in a nice summer atmosphere.” To get to Berglangenbach, take A62 north to Freisen, then L133 direction Baumholder, which turns into L384 direction Berschweiler/Fohren-Linden. Turn left twice until you get to L347. A few kilometers after Fohren-Linden, you will see the sign to the farmers market. For more information on the market, visit www.berglangenbach.de or www.bauernmarktberglangenbach.de.

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Syrian train-and-equip effort continues by Jim Garamone Department of Defense News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense will continue to support moderate Syrian forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said today. Cook said at a news conference that DOD officials believe local forces are the deciding factor in the fight against ISIL, “and that has not changed.” Defense Secretary Ash Carter has been candid about the delays and problems that have confronted the trainand-equip effort for moderate Syrian forces. Only 54 Syrian fighters graduated from the first class and that group was ambushed and scattered in late July by Al-Nusra fighters — a group affiliated with al-Qaida. “The secretary still believes that it’s important to provide support to those moderate Syrian forces,” Cook said. “We’ve seen and Warrior, from Page 12

nutritional quality and portion size of the final dish. “This cook-off allows Soldiers to practice small quantity cooking,” said Master Sgt. George Deloatch, chief, food operations sergeant and president of this year’s competition. “These Soldiers and NCOs are the best of the best. They have talent and we just want to pull it out of them.” All competitors hold the military occupational specialty of 92G, food service specialist. They will all receive their Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Lee, Va. Their official title will soon change to culinarian.

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the secretary’s been candid about what happened initially with the train-and-equip program. We’ve learned lessons from that, (we) continue to learn lessons from that, and we’re going to continue moving forward with that program.” U.S. officials are considering other ways to enhance the effectiveness of anti-ISIL fighters and enhance the overall effectiveness of the fight against ISIL, Cook said. A second group of Syrians are being trained now and several thousand Syrians recommended for training are being vetted, the press secretary said. Cook addressed news reports that Russia is providing aid to the regime of Syrian President Bashir alAssad. “Any effort to bolster the Assad regime right now would potentially be destabilizing,” Cook said. “Our focus is on fighting ISIL, and we think that further support for the Assad regime could actually be counterproductive.” Russia propping up the For many of the participants, this was their first competition. “I felt pressed for time, but I persevered. It was fun,” said Spc. Christopher Lanham, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Grafenwoehr, and winner of the 21st TSC Solders’ competition. “I also think the judges’ comments about how we can improve were very helpful.” Both Lanham and the NCO

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Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook briefs reporters Sept. 8 at the Pentagon.

Assad regime could complicate an already complicated conflict, Cook continued. “We think … Russian support for the Assad regime risks further escalating the conflict (and) making the situation worse,” he said. “That is our concern right now and we don’t see any indication right now that the Russians are … ending their support for the Assad regime.” category winner, Sgt. Ibarra of the 529th Military Police Company, will travel to U.S. Army Europe Headquarters Sept. 21 in Wiesbaden to compete for the USAREUR Culinary Warrior of the Year. Those who win at USAREUR will then have a chance to compete for a place on the USAREUR Culinary Team, which will represent USAREUR at Ft. Lee, Va. for Culinary Team of the Year. Sunday Worship Gatherings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 5:15 p.m.

community church Keeping it real, relational and relevant

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

Catholic Services

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

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

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

Orthodox Christian

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

Chapel Youth Program

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

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

Korean Service

1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

Unitarian

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

Wiccan

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

Confessional Lutheran (WELS)

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights

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

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • An open house and theater fest under the motto, “Happy Birthday,” starts the new play season, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday. • “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten,” a Europe revue, 8 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 27. • “Herzog Blaubarts Burg” and “Der Zwerg,” two operas in German, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 27 and 30. • “Everyman,” a rock mystery with the progressive metal band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 1. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • Party: “I love ’90s,” ’90s music non-stop, 11 p.m. today. Tickets cost €5. • NoM: Raw, Blike, Jaemmerlappen, Aylin Mueller with rock and pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €12. • Guitar player Thomas Blug & Band perform songs by Jimi Hendrix, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €17. • Nuit de la Chanson with Pauline

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Wurstmarkt opens Bad Duerkheim will hold the world’s biggest wine fest today through Tuesday and Sept. 18 to 21. There will be an amusement park and wine village with 36 small wine tents. A fireworks display will take place at 9 p.m. Tuesday and Sept. 21. For details, visit www.duerkehimer-wurstmarkt.de.

Ngoc and Pauline Paris presenting French chansons, 8 p.m. Sept. 18 (in carpenter shop). Tickets cost €19. • The band La Confianza presents metal, rock, pop, rap, 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets cost €12. • The band Lord of the Lost presents dark rock, metal, 8 p.m. Sept. 19. Tickets cost €21. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • Sixty musicians from the Symphonic Orchestra from the Moosalbtal Brass Music present a charity concert, 7 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds go to the German War Graves Commission. • Concert a la carte: German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present a cello concert with works by Johannes Brahms, Max Bruch and Joseph Haydn, 1 p.m. Thursday. Lunch is served at noon. Tickets cost €21 with lunch and €12 without lunch. • Charity concert with the Orchestra of the Kaiserslautern County performing works by Jean Sibelius, Aram Khatschaturjan, Paul Hindemith and Robert Schumann, 5 p.m. Sept. 20. Tickets cost €12 to €18. Proceeds are used to beautify the foyer of Fruchthalle. For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. Volksbank Casino, Fischerstrasse 49, Kaiserslautern: • Jazz female power with Kirsti Alho Quartett, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €5. For tickets, call Volksbank at 0631-3610-113. Kaiserslautern, Volkspark (duck pond at the corner of Entersweilerand Donnersberger Strasse): • Summer season’s last outdoor concert with Music Association Schwarze Husaren Kleinsteinhausen presenting a mix of traditional and modern brass music, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Snacks and beverages are available in bistro. Children’s adventure playground is next to music pavilion. Otterberg, Abbey Church: • Ensemble Peregrina from Switzerland presents “Miracula,” music of the Middle Ages for Saint Nicholas,

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Landstuhl celebrates city fest Landstuhl celebrates its 27th city fest today through Sunday. The event features a musical program with more than 20 bands on three stages, regional culinary specialties and a car display behind Stadthalle. Sunday, stores are open from 1 to 6 p.m. The fest opens with officials tapping the first keg of beer at 6:30 p.m. today followed by Wings of Dixie, a U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, performing until 8:30 p.m. The bands Teamwork, Copyright, 7ty Proof and Funhouse plays P!nk perform until 11:30 p.m. More bands will perform from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.stadtfest-landstuhl.de.

5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €17. For details, call Otterberg Tourist Info at 06301-31504. Bildhaus Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, 67701 Schallodenbach: • Funhouse plays P!nk, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19. For details, visit bildhaus.info. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Glass Menagerie,” a memory play by Tennessee Williams, through Oct. 24. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Special events: Sunday: Protestant worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church; family day with fun program, noon to 6 p.m.; opening of new flower show, “Autumn Time,” 3 p.m. in flower hall with barrel organ player Helmut Johanni, coffee and cake. Pumpkin display under the motto, “sports,” through Oct. 31. Lego display, through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit

www.japanischergarten.de. • Otterberg, Hauptstrasse 8, fire station fest, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. • Sembach, business park, 12th lawn tractor race with fun program, helicopter rides, kids activities, today to Sunday. Warm-up with music and barbecue in fest tent, 7 p.m. today. Tractor party with 7ty Proof, 8 p.m. Saturday to be followed by night races at 9:30 p.m. Races for all categories, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Entrance is free. For more information, visit www.rasentrecker-neuhemsbach.de. • Mackenbach, village carnival, today to Tuesday. • Weilerbach, trade show by local businesses, Saturday and Sunday. • Rockenhausen, North Palatinate Fall Fest, today through Tuesday; farmers market, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. • Speyer, old town fest, today and Saturday.

Flea markets:

• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. • Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays. • Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter soccer stadium, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. • Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. • Saarbruecken, Franz-JosefRoeder Strasse, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


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September

Events

» September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Sign up for a free library card at Rheinland-Pfalz Landstuhl Library during the month of September, and you will be entered to win a prize. Your library card gives you access to books, movies, CDs, downloadables and more. To sign up, stop by Landstuhl Library, Bldg. 3810. » The German kindergarten, Villa Winzig in Dansenberg, is looking for German and American families with children between ages 2 and 7 to join a play afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 and meet new people in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. To register, email kita.villawinzig@kaiserslautern.de. The kindergarten is located on Dansenberger Strasse 32 in 67661 Kaiserslautern-Dansenberg. » Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Kaiserslautern High School present College Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. Learn about education opportunities available from over 80 accredited colleges and universities from the U.S. and across Europe. Food and beverages will be available while supplies last. Open to all U.S. ID cardholders. Due to high traffic and gate closures, carpooling is highly recommended. For more information, call 493-4123 or 0631-3406-4123. » An Operation Rising Star local competition round will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Armstrong’s Club. Contestants are judged by a panel of judges and the audience. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place competitors, and a cash spirit award will be given to the most supportive unit or family readiness group. Make sure to stop by the judges table during the competition to sign up your unit or family readiness group. For more information, visit oprisingstar.com and kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » The Sunny Coyote Volksmarching Club is hosting a bus trip to the Vianden, Luxemburg IVV walk Sept. 27. Price: €25 per person. For details and to sign up and pay, email info@sunny-coyote.de.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252 or via email at nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage presents Junie B. Jones: Show dates: 7 p.m. today and Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday. Advance reservations are recommended. » Open auditions for Mary Poppins: 7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23 for ages 7 to 18 and 8 p.m. for adults. Performance in need of 20 actors. No previous experience required. Come prepared with a short song and sheet music. Scripts are available to check out in advance. » KMC Onstage presents Dracula: Show dates: 7 p.m. Oct. 23, 24, 30 and 31; 3 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1; space is limited, advanced reservations are recommended. » KMC Onstage presents a cabaret performance featuring Jeanne Ragonese: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. A “Wine and Cheese” option is available with advanced reservations and payment required no later than Oct. 14.

Armstrong’s Club Events

Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.

» Hispanic Heritage Month: Tuesday through Oct. 15. Sept. 19: Kick-off party at the pub with live band Borinkuba; Oct. 3: a Double Six Traditional Domino Tournament. Players play in pairs. Sign-up no later than today. No fee to participate. Winning couple receives $200; Oct. 17: The winning couple in each dance category, salsa, bachata and merengue, receives $100. No fee to participate. Sign-ups will be held from 9 to 11 p.m. the night of the event. » Old School Hip-Hop and R&B Party: 9 p.m. Saturday. Nothing but old-school favorites will be spun by disc jockey Big Money. » The Ultimate Sweet 16: Celebrating your 16th birthday this year? Be a part of the biggest birthday celebration of the year. Armstrong’s Club is looking to host the Ultimate Sweet 16. Sign-up required by Sept. 25. For details, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » Oktoberfest: Sept. 25 and 26. Free pretzels and specials with every purchase. Karaoke and disc jockey on both days. “Dirndls” and “Lederhosen,” Bavarian-style clothing, are encouraged but not required. » Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials. » Trivia Wednesdays: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday. » Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today. » Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday showoff your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment. » Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.

Kazabra Club Events

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

Jobs

» A USA Jobs workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today and Sept. 25. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from a trained Employment Readiness expert. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. RSVP required. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Support Groups

» Expectant Parent Orientation takes place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month. Join the New Parent Support Program and other community counterparts at the Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718, to receive information about pregnancy and newborns. No registration required. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Bring a

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partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy and hot and cold therapies. Class meets at the Vogelweh Fitness Center in the Spin Room. For more information, contact the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.

Meetings

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

Classes and Training

» Basic Training for New Parents takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Enjoy special guest speakers and receive all of the latest information on infant safety, feeding a newborn, soothing methods, infant CPR, bonding and attachment and more. Class meets at Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » An Infant Massage class takes place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 and 29 and Oct. 6. This class provides hands-on instruction of infant massage strokes to promote bonding, attachment and physical and emotional benefits to babies. Sign-up is limited; interested participants should register in advance. Class meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barraks, Bldg. 2926. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 0631-3406-4203. » Thrifty Travels Around Europe class takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Ready to travel around Europe on a budget? Come to this one-hour brown bag session and learn how to save money when you travel. Class meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203. » Conversational German courses are offered in two levels: beginner and intermediate. Participants will gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language. All course materials are provided to students free of charge. Classes run in sixweek semesters. Advanced registration is required. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» Banned Books Week takes place Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 at Baumholder Library. If you can supply the titles of banned or challenged books based on clues, come and take the quiz at Baumholder Library for a chance to win a gift basket. A winner will be announced on Oct. 5. For more information, contact Baumholder Library, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740. » The EFMP playgroup meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. noon. This fun playgroup is a joint event between the Exceptional Family Member Program and the Family Advocacy Program at the Wiggles and Giggles Room, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8884. Learn about your EFMP community benefits and support options for a comfortable tour in Germany for you and your family. For more details, call ACS at 485-8188 or 06783-6-8188.


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For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Reintegration briefing: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Extreme Couponing: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Shopping on the German Economy: noon to 1 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club » Capstone: 8 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » EFMP playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Community Center THURSDAY » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » What is What Shopping Tour: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC SEPT. 18 » Transition GPS workshop: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC

Child/Youth

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

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 0637147-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117. MONDAY » Healthy Eating: noon to 1:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY » Running Clinic: 2 to 3 p.m. THURSDAY » Tobacco Cessation: noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m. SEPT. 18 » BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY):

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Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098. » DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month, Bldg. 2117 (Health Promotion). The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, teaches them how to calm a crying baby, teaches role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. » PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7 and 13, Bldg. 2121, third floor. Feel free to bring lunch. Parenting is not an easy job. Even the most seasoned parent goes through times of challenges in knowing how to manage behaviors and handle concerns about their children. This training is most appropriate for parents with children 9 years old and younger. The class will discuss using principles of love and logic for effective, loving parenting. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » STRESS MANAGEMENT: RETAIL THERAPY: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24, Bldg. 2121, third floor. Feel free to bring lunch. Do you spend money when you are upset, sad, mad or lonely? Do you have credit card debt? This interactive workshop is for men and women. Stress reduction involves setting limits, communicating with others and managing time. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » ANGER MANAGEMENT (FOUR SESSIONS): 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9 and 16, Bldg. 2121, third floor. Feel free to bring lunch. Anger is a normal human emotion. In this four-session training, participants will learn new strategies for managing this strong emotion in healthier ways. Effective anger management results in better wellbeing and happier relationships with others. To register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370. » DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM ADVOCACY SERVICES: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

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ASACS

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

Military Family Life Consultants

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

SARC

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

Medical Group

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

Carson Taylor Geddings was born at 8:22 a.m. Aug. 16 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Carson weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud firsttime parents are Samantha and Zachary Geddings. The family is stationed at Landstuhl.


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Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’ by Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information WASHINGTON — When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in the Air Force’s definition of the total force. CAP has provided 74 years of support to emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. In August 2015, the Air Force updated Doctrine Volume 2, “Leadership,” expanding the Air Force’s descriptions of total force and Airmen to now consist of reg-

ular, Guard, Reserve, civilian and auxiliary members. Historically, the broader term Airmen referred to uniformed and civilian members of the U.S. Air Force (officer or enlisted, regular, Reserve or Guard) regardless of rank, component or specialty. With this newest change, Air Force leaders should consider each part of the total force, including the auxiliary, when determining the most effective and efficient ways to complete the mission. CAP has approximately 57,000 volunteers and 550 aircraft assigned to more than 1,500 units stateside available or currently supporting non-combat missions on behalf of the Air Force.

“As a strategic partner, these unpaid professionals have boldly served our nation saving the Air Force almost 40 times the cost of using military assets for each hour served,” said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. “Inclusion in the total force reflects the continuing key contributions of this highly trained and equipped organization.” The auxiliary members who fly the nearly 100,000 hours per year performing disaster relief, counterdrug, search and rescue, fighter interceptor training, aerial observation and cadet orientation flights will now be included in the total force and

New AF streamers approved for Global War on Terrorism operations, campaigns by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs WASHINGTON — The secretary of the Air Force has authorized the use of war service streamers and the new Global War on Terrorism Service streamer. In addition, the Air Force credited 1,442 units with campaign participation, making them eligible for a campaign streamer. The war service streamers allow the Air Force to recognize units that deploy aircraft, Airmen and equipment to an air expeditionary force, i.e., rainbow unit, for the Iraq, Afghanistan and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary campaigns. The GWOT-S streamer recognizes home station units that provide direct support to GWOT operations, such as units providing homeland defense supporting Operation Noble Eagle, airport security and remotely piloted aircraft missions.

The air expeditionary force construct of providing forces forward to combatant commanders from home station garrison units resulted in the need to change the way the Air Force recognizes units. Previously, during deactivation of expeditionary units, the guidon and any campaign streamers received were rolled up and stored away, leaving the home unit with no recognition of their war contributions. “We felt we were missing an opportunity to fully recognize the efforts and teamwork of active, Guard and Reserve garrison units,” said Brig. Gen. Lenny Richoux, Air Force Services director. “These course corrections on awarding streamers will capture the efforts, sacrifices and history of our Air Force more accurately.” Guidance on the war service streamers and the GWOT-S streamer was released by the Air Force Personnel Center

and can be found on the myPers website. As part of this effort, the Air Force also officially announced that 1,442 units were credited with campaign participation in support of military operations in the Afghanistan, Iraq and GWOT areas of operation, going back to 2001. Guidance on campaign participation credit and campaign streamers can be found in Chapter 4 of Air Force Instruction 36-2803, “The Air Force Military Awards and Decorations Program.” “The streamers recognize the unit’s efforts to train and endure the heavy operations tempo during the last 14 years, and to recognize the sacrifices of those service members deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and other GWOT areas of operation,” Richoux said. “These streamers are part of our Air Force heritage, which continues to be written by our great Airmen worldwide.”

referred to as Airmen during the performance of official duties in recognition of their contributions to the Air Force. “Civil Air Patrol enjoys a proud legacy of selfless sacrifice and service to its country and community that spans decades,” said Maj. Gen. Joseph Vazquez, CAP national commander. “Our ability to augment the Air Force is second to none. We provide 85 percent of inland search and rescue missions and disaster-relief support to local, state and national agencies as well as aerial reconnaissance for homeland security and remain continually postured to offer more.” Beyond CAP’s support to

achieve its homeland responsibilities for non-combat operations, the organization has been recognized for its efforts to inspire hundreds of thousands of cadets and K-12 students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and training. “Civil Air Patrol’s increased exposure has a direct impact on attracting youth interest in STEM-based activities which are skills necessary to develop the innovative Airmen our Air Force needs,” said Chief of Staff General Mark A. Welsh III. “We proudly welcome the Air Force auxiliary by extending our badge of honor as Airmen.”

AF, Army broadcast live from Germany Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

U.S. Army Sgt. Charles Porter, American Forces Network broadcaster, prepares a video camera for an interview Sep. 1 on Vogelweh. The interview was part of a pre-show for the World Wide Troop Talk where U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter held a live talk with troops through social media outlets.

U.S. Army Col. G. Shawn Wells Jr., U.S. Army Garrison RheinlandPfalz commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Brandon Hileman, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, take part in a live interview Sep. 1, on Vogelweh. Wells and Hileman were able to speak about their installations’ missions, joint operations and the community support throughout the KMC.


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Education Notes

PTSA Family Dodge Ball Night

The Ramstein Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association announces its Board members for this school year: Brianna Hester, president; Nancy White, 1st vice president; Brad Poronsky, 2nd vice president; Lisa Bub, treasurer; Kelly DiPierro, secretary; Donald Seltzer, parliamentarian; and Janet Priddy, faculty liaison. The board looks forward to serving the students, teachers and parents of RMS and invites everyone to participate in the PTSA’s Family Dodge Ball Night on Sept. 18, at the middle school. Participant and team registration begins at 4:30 p.m., a light food offering at 5 p.m., a briefing at 5:45 p.m. and the fun gets underway at 6 p.m. For details, email Brianna Hester at ptsa.rms@gmail.com, or call 478-7059 or 0171-1120537.

TAG meeting

A Teen Advisory Group meeting will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 1 at Landstuhl Library. This meeting is an opportunity for teens to make their voices heard about what programs and materials they want to see offered at the

library. No registration required. For details, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Paws & Pals

The next Paws & Pals event will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Landstuhl Library. The Paws & Pals program helps children improve their literacy skills by teaming up with a dog to read books. The dogs are registered volunteer animals that have been trained and are great listeners. Open to preschool through middle school-aged children. For more information and to sign up, stop by the circulation desk at Rheinland-Pfalz Library on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, or call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Music instructors needed

SKIESUnlimited is seeking music instructors for violin, guitar and piano. For details, contact Shay Berchtold at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412; or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

After-school learning program

KMC Onstage invites children and youth, ages 8

to 18, to take part in an after-school learning program and performance of Magic Tree House, The Knight at Dawn. This interactive class includes acting, singing, stage movement, principles of design and basic application techniques. The class concludes in a public performance. Class is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Nov. 19, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Performances are Nov. 20 and 21. Cost: $200 per student; $100 per additional family member. For details or to enroll, contact KMC Onstage, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-4116626; or email nathan.d.records.naf@mail.mil.

Job openings at CYSS

If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target level) CY-01/02. Positions are available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program Assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

New website streamlines volunteering by 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa has received approval from the Air Force Personnel Center and Air Staff to pilot a new volunteer program website before it goes live Air Force wide. The new website application makes it simpler for active-duty members and civilians to post, search and log volunteer opportunities and hours in the local area by connecting volunteers with the organizations that seek them. “This program empowers volunteers to tailor their experience to the opportunities available in the Incirlik community,” said Angela Spatz, a 39th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center community readiness consultant. “The web program will also allow the A&FRC the ability to recognize each registered individual’s time and efforts that support our base.” The web app, located at www. myairforcevolunteer.com was created in similar fashion as the Presidential Volunteer Service Award website with suggestions and feedback from users to make the site even better. The registration process was designed to be user friendly. There are two steps, including creating a username and password and validating the account through email. For all other processes on the website, easy to

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U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa has received approval from the Air Force Personnel Center and Air Staff to pilot a new volunteer program website before it goes live Air Force wide.

follow instructions and how-to videos are provided under the “How-To” tab. Base clubs and organizations may also sign up with the site to post upcoming events that require volunteers. To register, military or private organizations should use a recognizable name and a reliable email address. After the account has been established, the account holder(s) can post as many events as needed and should include all relevant information for the events

such as what, when, where the event is and any main points of contact. Volunteers and units can also use the site to track total volunteer hours on a specific event and post internal events that are only viewable to users who “favorite” the group in their personal settings. “Feedback is crucial to this new website success,” said Shon Wagner, a 31st FSS community readiness specialist and website designer at Aviano Air Base,

Italy. “If users have an idea or something that will work better another way, click the link titled ‘Feedback’ and let me know. If users are being silent, but there are aspects that are bothering them, the website will start to lose its popularity and no one will use it. If ideas are being sent to me, I will try and implement them as soon as possible.” (Editor’s Note: Airman 1st Class Deana Heitzman contributed to this article.)


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Baseball and softball sign-ups

The KMC Ambassadors Baseball and Softball Club is holding sign-ups for the 2015-2016 Developmental Season from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. The KMC Ambassadors program is a baseball and softball developmental program open to all personnel assigned to or residing in the KMC and surrounding areas. The program is focused on player development and skills enhancement in baseball and softball. Enrollment is open for baseball players ages 10 to 18 and for softball players ages 9 to 18. For more information, go to the program’s Facebook page at KMC Ambassadors program.

‘Take a Hike’

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

KMC Youth Sports recruits coaches

KMC Youth Sports is currently recruiting volunteer coaches for the upcoming fall season. Sports offered are soccer, flag football and cheerlead-

ing at Ramstein and Vogelweh Youth Sports. The ages range from 5 to 15 and the season runs from Saturday to Oct. 24. For more information, call the Ramstein Youth Sports Office at 480-5660; Vogelweh Youth Sports at 489-7806; or email william.goodner@us.af.mil.

Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

The Rheinland-Pfalz Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is hosting a Remembrance 5K Run/ Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, dedicated to the brave men and women who gave their lives for their country. Registration for the run will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. T-shirts will be given to the first 150 paid participants. Cost is $7; ages 12 and under are free. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Women’s soccer team needs players

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

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Superhero 5K run/walk

Join Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Army Substance Abuse Program for this year’s Red Ribbon Run Superhero 5K Oct. 17. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the United States. Registration is free and will be held the day of the event from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Sembach Fitness Center. The run begins at 11:30 a.m. After the run, there will be costume contest, dance demos, prizes, food, drinks and more. Awards will be given to the first, second and third place winners of the adult and child costume contests. Open to community members of all ages. Dogs are welcome on a leash and the course is stroller friendly. For more information, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

Recreational soccer Sundays

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

Football camp makes good impression by Lorrie J. Cappellino, RN, CNOR, M.S. Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation Clinic nurse educator High school football players showed more than how to play football in a competitive manor; their focus on safety was evident in every session and every drill at this year’s Central European Football Camp hosted at Ansbach High School. The camp, consisting of 283 players from Germany, England, Italy, Spain, France and Austria, concentrated on fundamentals, conditioning, group work, position skills and drills. The coaching staff infused safety throughout and specifically emphasized concussion prevention. In such a high-energy sport, that emphasis can sometimes be overlooked, but that was not the case at this event. “Football is a lot like war. As the years have gone by, the equipment got better and better, and we kept hitting harder and harder,” said Camp Director Coach Marcus George. “We never adjusted our techniques, and we started seeing a ton more injuries.” George was among 47 Department of Defense Dependants Schools and European coaches who staffed the clinic along with HeadsUp Football

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(Left to right) Camp Conditioning Coach Lin Hairstone, Trevir Miller, Glen Alexander Jr., Jaylen Bussey, Jeremiah Champ, Andre Fields, Jordan Hodson, Jakob Stenbeck, Austin Khidsukhum and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation Clinic Nurse Educator Lorrie Cappellino pose for a photo, representing Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High Schools.

and USA Football guest coaches Michael Haynes and Chad Hester. Haynes, the son of Army and Air Force parents, is a former NFL defensive lineman who played for five seasons with the Chicago Bears. Hester has nearly 30 years of coaching experience at the youth and high school levels, has coached four undefeated seasons as a head coach and won six All-Central Texas championships.

The determination toward safety was obvious on the field and just as evident when the coaches spent late nights in a classroom with the HeadsUp team discussing concussion management, hydration and other important health and safety topics. A concussion, mild traumatic brain injury, is a head injury from a hit, blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain.

“There’s never been a safer time to play the game of football,” Hester said. This camp, in its 25th year, had returning coaches and players yearning to learn more about football fundamentals, competition and safety. For questions about TBI, contact your Primary Care Manager or the LRMC TBI Clinic at 590-5601 or 06371-9464-5601.


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

No Escape (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Vacation (R) 5 p.m., 10 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 5:15 p.m. Minions (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. War Room (PG) 11 a.m. Saturday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. No Escape (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 1:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 5:15 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 5 p.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m. War Room (PG) 11 a.m. Sunday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. No Escape (R) 5 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 5 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 4:45 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 11:45 a.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 2:15 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 2 p.m. War Room (PG) 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Monday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No Escape (R) 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:45 a.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 2:00p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:45 p.m. TueSday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No Escape (R) 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Ant Man (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Minions (PG) 2 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:45 p.m. WedneSday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No Escape (R) 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 2 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:45 p.m. ThurSday The Perfect Guy (PG-13) 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No Escape (R) 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation (PG-13) 11 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Ant Man *3D* (PG-13) 11:15 a.m. Minions *3D* (PG) 2 p.m. Shaun the Sheep (PG) 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 2 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Friday

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Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) Ricki Rendazzo is a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock ‘n’ roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Meryl Streep stars as Ricki, opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer; Rick Springfield, portraying a Flash member in love with Ricki; Kevin Kline as Ricki’s exhusband; and Audra McDonald as Kline’s new wife. Starring Rick Springfield, Rick Rosas

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he Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (to quote it’s official name) is a landlocked country bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. It’s one of the smallest sovereign nations in Europe but this tiny but very beautiful country will surprise you with  its varied scenery. Low mountain ranges set amidst nature reserves in the Ardennes, vineyards on the slopes along the Mosel, ‘the Land of the red rocks’ in the south, rock formations, cascades and crags in Mullerthal and a cosmopolitan and international capital, the City of Luxembourg. Luxembourg is perfect for weekend trips as it can be reached easily from the KMC via the Autobahn or in comfort by train. Outdoor Paradise Rambling along the Mullerthal Trail or across the plateaus of the Ardennes or hiking along easy to moderately difficult paths means enjoying panoramic views and discovering many castles and ruins along the way. Enjoy bike rides (or electric bikes for less effort) along gently sloping former railway embankments, with rail or bus connections in each case. You can take your bicycle on the train

and/or bus without any difficulty. Thanks to elaborate signposting, you can cross the entire country using safe cycling routes. With accommodation in “Bed & Bike” hotels, youth hostels and campsite stays can be geared to all cyclists (leisure, mountain bikers). Luxembourg offers you the chance to explore 575 km of waymarked and safe cycle paths and 5,000 km of signposted footpaths. The varied landscapes also provide the ideal setting for extensive golf courses, with stunning  views and challenging grounds. Gourmet Delights – Star Performance Indulge in some of Luxembourg’s regional produce and enjoy a delicious gourmet treat. Luxembourg has the highest density of Michelin starred restaurants per capital, among them Restaurant Lea Linster, whose head chef (Lea Linster) is the first woman to have won the Bocuse d’Or prize. For something less punishing on the pocket, the city of Luxembourg is bustling with all sorts of pavement cafes and restaurants alive with a cosmopolitan European vibe. Or perhaps you might enjoy a cruise on the Luxembourg Mosel and savor a wide selection of wines from

the region while visiting the wine cellars. Wine festivals and culinary markets are high points of the good life in Luxembourg. Wellness, Health and Relaxation A major spa tradition does not rule out the very latest sauna landscapes and thermal baths supplied by mineral water springs at temperatures of 75.2F. Bad Mondorf, with its rich cultural program, has been a favorite gathering place for relaxation and regeneration since the 19th century. Anti-aging, anti-stress programs or simple wellness facilities promote health and relaxation. Culturally Exciting Culture plays an important role in Luxembourg. The country’s favorable position between the Latin and Germanic cultural areas has brought the biggest names in architecture together in Luxembourg, which prompted an avant-garde local scene. “Architectour.lu” is a guide that opens up modern architecture in Luxembourg. Among the contemporary museums that are worth a visit are MUDAM (Museum of Modern Art), Casino – Forum d’Art Contemporain’ and a ticket to the world premiere of an opera at the Grosse Stadttheater or the Philharmonie, is a must.

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Luxembourg has a fascinating cultural history with no fewer than three UNESCO World Heritage sites: the former fortress and old city of Luxembourg, the photograph exhibition “The Family of Man” by Edward Steichen in Clervaux castle and the Dancing Procession in Echternach. A stroll through the many smaller art galleries and flea markets will delight any ‘Art collector’s heart – and not just in the capital. American Military Cemetery The American Military Cemetery, which is 50.5 acres (20.4 ha) contains the remains of 5,076 American service members. On 22 occasions two brothers rest side-by-side in adjacent graves. Most of the interred died during the Battle of the Bulge which was fought nearby in winter 1944/1945. The 5,076 headstones are set in 9 plots of fine grass, lettered A to I. Separating the plots are two malls radiating from the memorial and two transverse paths. Two flagpoles overlook the grave area. Situated between the two flagpoles lies the grave of General George S. Patton Jr. Not far from the cemetery entrance stands the white stone chapel, set on a wide circular platform surrounded by woods. It is embellished with a sculpture in bronze and stone, a stained-glass window with the insignia of the five major U.S. commands that operated in the region and a mosaic ceiling. The cemetery is located in Hamm, Luxembourg City  so is easy to find and visit to pay your respects.  It is administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission. Under a U.S.-Luxembourg treaty signed in 1951 the U.S. government was granted free use in perpetuity of the land covered by the cemetery. Save with the LuxembourgCard The LuxembourgCard is a great option for saving money. The purchase of the pass offers singles, couples and families up to 5 people free or reduced admission to 55 different sights and provides free use of all rail and bus connections within the Grand Duchy. http://militaryingermany.com/ visit-luxembourg-small-yet-beautiful

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Play Academy ChildCare. I am a licensed & certified child care provider.I live in Rodenbach, 10 min Vogelweh & 10 min RAB.I have years of experience & references.My home is warm & cozy.Warm home cooked Lunch is provided for the children every day. Your child will have its very own indoor playground & fenced in backyard for the summer as well as weekly field trip outings.If you are in need, I am here for you Monday-Friday. Age 2-5, Mon-Fri 7-5.06374-944828

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September 11, 2015 Echo GT 225 weed eater/string trimmer for sale by first owner. Paid $ 205.- one year ago, now selling for $ 110.-Trimmer is in excellent condition, clean and has been serviced. GT225 is ideal for trimming lawns, etc. Light weight yet powerful gas engine, comes with extra nylon cutting string.Will give you an introduction to operate unit. Call 0172 35 64442 Electric guitar amp for sale; Rocktron Rampage, ideal for practice in your home and beyond.Fantastic gain characteristics, AGX noise reduction, 8`` speaker with lots of volume asking $120.- call 0172 35 64442

Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €10, copongracz@gmail.com, **See pics on class-world.com SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii game, like new!, €12, ccopon gracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com Stearing wheel "Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback" for your PC! Love to play auto games? Wanna feel like yr r driving for real? Then dont miss this!, pics on class-world.com, €20, copon gracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com

Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €15, BaByliss, curl machine, 1 year copongracz@gmail.com **See old, rarely used, 100€ , s.vogl75@ pics on class-world.com web.de

T-Eumex 220PC, for fast and comfortable internet communication. Isdn $15, isabell_1_98@ya Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game, hoo.com played once, perfect condition - like new!, €15, copongracz@ The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game, gmail.com **See pics on classperfect condition, like new! €8, world.com coemser@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com All ads and pics on class-world.com

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Treadmill - Proform 635 CW, $450.00, timboney_52@hot mail.com, Well maintained/functioning treadmill. Adjusts for speed & slope. Cross fit ski poles adjust- *Laney GH50L all valve top guitar able for tension. Emergency situa- amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker tion stop. cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possiSatellite receiver for AFN, $250, bilities. Serious offers and details hairston@tks-net.com at 01723564442


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A Mountain of Monkeys!

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onfession: I used to work in a zoo (in high school). I would say I was their best employee, but the rest of the employees might disagree. Details aren’t important. The important part is that I worked at the zoo and spent early mornings opening the gift shop and listening to the animals wake up for breakfast. What were my favorite animals? They were the Francois langur monkeys, who carried

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on each morning as if their sole job was to wake the rest of the animals from their slumber to announce a new day had started. This experience left me with a fondness for primates. So when a friend told me that there is a “monkey mountain” in France only two hours away from my house, I had to see it for myself. One cannot hear of a monkey mountain and NOT visit. (You’re planning your trip as you read aren’t you?) It is not a mountain made of monkeys (as the name might suggest), but rather a mountain dedicated to the care and habitation of the Barbary macaque species. Arriving The park of Mountain of Monkeys (La Montagne des Singes) itself is easy to get to and has lots of free parking. Upon entering, there are a few playgrounds where children can pretend they are monkeys themselves. There is also a self serve cafe with snacks, ice cream and wine for those of us who require a little liquid courage either before or after (or both) a monkey encounter.

After purchasing tickets, we followed a path to the entrance gate where an employee explained the rules of the park (in English, German or French). They are generally what you expect: don’t harass the wildlife and offer only the supplied popcorn with your hand fully extended. Also visitors are told not to put the popcorn in their pockets, because the monkeys will go in after it. There was also some talk of the minimal risk of monkeys taking your personal belongings. The guide continued to talk, but by that point I was busy imagining myself swarmed by hungry monkeys tearing at my clothes and pulling my hair. For the record, that didn’t happen. Monkey madness Inside the park a kind employee handed us a small handful of popcorn and mutters something about not feeding babies or holding food close to your body. I handed all of my popcorn to my husband. Better one of us be able to drive home (or to the hospital) I figured. But to my delight the visitors were like old hats to the monkeys. They sat perched on the timbers lining the pedestrian path and affably waited for a stranger with a (literal) handout. Everywhere we looked there were monkeys perched in trees, playing on the ground or “monkeying” around on signs and on water toys. Small children squealed with delight as they spotted monkeys behaving not unlike themselves and eating popcorn out of their hands.

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Ticket information Hours and ticket prices for La Montagne des Singes are available on their website.

Beyond monkeys The path in the park is about half a mile and the whole experience lasts about an hour. However, if you’re making the two hour trek, there are some other attractions in the area that can help justify the drive. • Eagle Mountain  is located adjacent to monkey mountain and offers bird of prey shows. The park was closed due to inclement weather when we went (it seems monkeys don’t mind the rain but eagles and owls just aren’t having it). • Walk around Kintzheim Castle ruins (by the Eagle sanctuary) and tour the museum inside. • Spend time walking the timber-house lined streets of  Kintzheim  and do some antique shopping and wine drinking. How to tet there Monkey Mountain is located at La Montagne des Singes, Wick, 67600 Kintzheim, France. It is a 2.5 hour drive south of Kaiserslautern. Author’s Profile: Kelly is a DOD wife, devoted dog-mom, a mediocre cook, a whiskey aficionado and an avid traveler who’s exploring the Kaiserslautern area with dog and husband in tow. — See more at: http:// militaryingermany.com/a-mountainof-monkeys#sthash.RMmhk19g.dpuf

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Beautiful hand-made purple / pink felt flower brooch, perfect gift, can be pinned on jackets, scarves, bags and more! â‚Ź12, for pics see class-world.com jennifer wilking@hotmail.com Bible study books etc, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com

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September 11, 2015 Designer Hand bag. George Gina and Lucy. Used twice. Beige color. Paid 160 euros for the bag. â‚Ź50 017622987498

Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best girl friends. â‚Ź10, copon gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com

Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! â‚Ź8, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com

Different belts - different sizes and colours (black, brown, red, wite) See pics on class-world.com, Handbag "clutch style": Love to go out and dont want to use a big s.vogl75@web.de handbag? Dont miss out on this Felt bag, gorgeous hand-made small, black bag. Perfect for going felt bag with blue design, medium out at night!, â‚Ź3, pics on classsize, â‚Ź30, for pics see class- world.com, copongracz@ Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmaworld.de jenniferwilking@hot gmail.com de. Beautiful accessory for any ocmail.com cation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to For That Special Collector a Be- Handbag "Esprit brand": Small your best girl friends. â‚Ź10, copon autiful The United States Com- bad, black leather, ideal if you ongracz@gmail.com, pics on class- merative Presidential Collection, ly need to carry few things around with you like purse, cell phone world.com spvendor@gmail.com etc., â‚Ź5, pics on class-world.com, Collection of leather bound, si- Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag copongracz@gmail.com gned by the author, 1st edition with fox design. Discover your books, mint cond. Over 100 diffe- wild side! All bags are completely rent books. Authors include: Nor- environmentally friendly made Handbag: Classy black leather man Mailer, William F. Buckley, with wool, soap and water only! bag. Hardly used, perfect conditiJoseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald â‚Ź25, for pics see class-world.com on!, pics on class-world.com, â‚Ź15, copongracz@gmail.com Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect conditi- Hollister strapless top. White co0151-270-19822 on, like new. Size small., â‚Ź5, coem lor, size M. With ribbons to tie a bow on the back. â‚Ź15. For pics Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. ser@gmail.com Find pictures at www.class- Green wedges, size 40, never see www.class-world.com. Conworld.com. â‚Ź10. janina.wuttke@ worn. Paid â‚Ź50, asking $40. tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de gmx.de 017622987498 Must sell 62 year old flawless soliEngleby from Sebastian Faulks! H&M blouse - white/rose stripes, taire .45 carat diamond ring set in Great book., â‚Ź2, pic on classsize 36. See pics on class- white gold. Will accept $ or â‚Ź. world.com, coemser@gmail.com Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. world.com, s.vogl75@web.de Kookai dress, size 40, $30, chiffron material, purple, pink, and Necklace, fashion jewelry, black, beige, worn once, 017622987498 different pearls & stones, $5, s.vogl75@web.de 220 volt transformer. 1 X 75 watt for $20. Contact Eric and Mia at Art Nouveau furniture over 100 063759949674. years old. A variety of items,

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grandfather clock (Harmonium), crystal glasses, Murano glasses, Meisner porcelain figurines, 200 years old, coffee and Tea set. Call: 0177-5211480

Aeropostale long sleeve. Pink. On the front are pictures of peaces signs and the label name is shown. Size M. Barley worn. Good condition. For pics see www.class-world.com. â‚Ź9. jani na.wuttke@gmx.de

Beautiful hand-made felt shoulder bag in purple with flower design, medium size, jenniferwil king@hotmail.com

Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy shoes, brown leather, great to wear at work or for going out at night. Only slight signs of usage. Size 9M, â‚Ź5, pics on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com

Various music CDs for sale, all from the 2000er years. Single CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera etc. for â‚Ź3, music samplers like Bravo Hits and The Dome â‚Ź4. For a picture of the selection see www.class-world.com. Contact janina.wuttke@gmx.de

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Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, handmade, adjustable in size, fits FOR SALE almost every wrist. Beautiful acAll ads and pics on class-world.com cessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something niOnly Jeans - different sizes and ce or bring a smile to your best models. See pics on class- girl friends. €12, copongracz@ world.com, s.vogl75@web.de gmail.com E

Org.Thomas Sabo Charm, price new was 49€, never used, was a bday present, selling price €20, for pics please see classworld.com, s.vogl75@web.de Piano, excellent condition, tuned to sell for 590 euro, phone 0152 339 283 10 ditthierbach@aol.com Playpen for sale, $25.00, timboney_52@hotmail.com, good condition, Graco, pack&play, 277 GY series, has to be picked up by buyer Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039 Pumps, black, hardly worn, great condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@ gmail.com, pics on classworld.com White H&M Blazer - Size XS - S. See pics on class-world.com, s.vogl75@web.de Scarfs - different colors, patterns, lenght, material. See pics on class-world.com, s.vogl75@ web.de Selling at 1 half the value given by the Swarovski companySwarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 40years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection!The last two Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 8pm. Can deliver to RAB!

Very nice antique piano with fullsound. From the German CompanyBerdux München, €1200, Tel:0631/57182 or 017647383757

Antique reproduction secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €120, eyates9761@aol.com

Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. German Sideboard and High$10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad board for Sale. Oak-rustic color, Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/Cre- vantipro.de solid wood. Great condition! New me, handmade, adjustable in size, €1200 each, now selling for €200 fits almost every wrist. Beautiful each! Call: 0176-907-96039 accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something FURNITURE Gothic style, solid wood, marsh nice or bring a smile to your best All ads and pics on class-world.com oak, length 360cm, height 180cm, girl friends. €15, copongracz@ depth 55cm. Location in Zweigmail.com 18 old pictures of american air- brücken in unused livingroom wiShamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white, planes, i can show only 5 pictu- thout any blemish. New price handmade, adjustable in size, fits res, €15,00, m.nebel-nms@gmx.de €12000 selling for 3250€, Call: almost every wrist. Beautiful ac06337-1315 cessory for any ocation, any out- 2 Cabinet and table walnut rustic fit. Treat yourself to something ni- for sale €250, Phone: 06304Kitchen with electrical appliance or bring a smile to your best 919272 or 017672851279 ces for sale rustik oak 350 € Phogirl friends. €10, coemser@ 06304-919272 or gmail.com All blond pine German Bed, ne: schrank and sideboard and bedsi- 017672851279 Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/whi- de stand. Email co te, handmade, adjustable in size, leen.j.black.civ@mail.mil for more Old furniture composed of 2 piefits almost every wrist. Beautiful information. ces, you have to look for transaccessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something Antique 100 y.o. German china port yourself, €200,00 or send me nice or bring a smile to your best cabinet, matching dining table your offer, m.nebel-nms@gmx.de girl friends. €10, copongracz@ with 4 chairs. See photo on KA gmail.com classifieds web page. Contact Selling kitchen, €1,200, wald Eric and Mia at 063759949674., fees@arcor.de, mob.:0173Small grey felt shoulder bag with €950, eyates9761@aol.com 6921541; creme colored kitchen mushroom design, perfect gift, with refrigirator, dishwasher and €20 jenniferwilking@hotmail.com Antique Bench, Antique bench stove. More pictures and measuStriped hand-made felt shoulder with cushion seat, storage space rements available on request bag, large, trend colors, perfect and wheels. See photo on KA gift, €30, for pics see class- classifieds web page. Contact world.com jenniferwilking@hot Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €600, eyates9761@aol.com mail.com Relax • Shiatsu • Ayurveda

Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. $150, eyates9761@aol.com Wooden Cabinet with Glass Door, $45, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@yahoo.com Glass couch table 1meter width, 14 cm height, €60, coffee house table with marble top and iron feet w/2 chairs, €60. 06374-1717 or 0157-72670561 Old furniture with marble slab, walnut-wood, 19th century, €500,00, m.nebel-nms@gmx.de

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Garage sale, Where: Frankenstraße 7 in 66914 Waldmohr, When:Sunday 13th of September 2015, What: German wooden furniture, electronics, games, german porcelain, tent, snowboard, cloths and lot more!! marc.liss mann@hotmail.de, 0170/8699860 Mega garage sale, space available Kaiserslautern 108- Landstuhl 08:00-14:00 every Saturday in September. Reserve space @ laauministry@hotmail.com

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Kaiserslautern American, September 11, 2015  

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

Kaiserslautern American, September 11, 2015  

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

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