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Volume 37, number 38

POW shares story of survival Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Needham talks about his time in captivity after a luncheon Sept. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. The luncheon was held in memory of prisoners of war and those missing in action, and Needham was invited to be the guest speaker to tell his story to Airmen as a way to enhance their resiliency. Needham was captured Nov. 4, 1979, by Iranian terrorists who took over the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran.

Photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

For more photos, see pages 24 and 25.

Local Soldiers compete for coveted badge First Lt. Jorge Delgado (left), assigned to the 212th Combat Support Hospital, evacuates a casualty with the help of a support Soldier during the Expert Field Medical Badge test Sept. 13. The EFMB test is the utmost challenge to the professional competence and physical endurance of the military medical professional.

GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — Dozens of U.S. Army medical Soldiers from the KMC recently took part in U.S. Army Europe’s Expert Field Medical Badge competition, a grueling 10-day event that pushed service members to their limits to earn the coveted honor. Soldiers who took part were from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the Miesau-based 212th


Remember, Thursday is an official German holiday — Unification Day. Stores and public services will be closed.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Randall Jackson


Tip of the Week

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

VRS ensures snow fleet ready to roll, Page 8

A warrior’s best friend, Page 20

Combat Support Hospital and the Kaiserslautern-based 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The event offered an opportunity for Soldiers to prove their medical proficiency and readiness while increasing their understanding of different nations’ medical tactics, techniques and procedures. While the EFMB is a U.S. Army badge, USAREUR invites coalition partners and medics from the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps See EFMB, Page 3


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Common sense lesson in making sense by Col. Randall Reed 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing commander


hat does the chief of staff of the Air Force and ham have in common? It all has to do with sense — common sense. According to a recent article entitled, “Welsh: empower Airmen to do what they think is best,” Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III encouraged all “big-A” Airmen to stop doing things if they don’t make sense. Seeing as I feel the same way, let me provide some insight on this. On Sept. 17, the aforementioned article was published and quoted Welsh as saying, “If it sounds stupid, don’t do it … If it doesn’t make common sense, if it doesn’t make the mission better, if it doesn’t take better care of our people, then just don’t do it, and tell your boss you’re done.”

There are some very common sense reasons why Welsh feels this way. Additionally, there are some common sense ways to go about it. I am reminded of a story about a mother teaching her children to roast a ham. Although the instructions were easy to follow, the children were left wondering why Mom spent so much time trying to cut off both ends of a perfectly good piece of meat. It must have been important because she learned from Grandma, and it always turned out tasty. Overcome by curiosity, the children called Grandma to ask what was so important about cutting off the ends. Grandma did not ridicule them. Instead, she politely explained that her roasting pan was too small for most hams so she had to cut off the ends to make it fit. OK, so I got a chuckle out of this, too. But there are a number of lessons in this one simple story. First, the children learned the importance of

asking why. They very well could have spent the rest of their lives hacking hams for no apparent reason and teaching another generation of home chefs to do the same. Second, they learned additional techniques and procedures to follow if they were to roast a complete ham. In addition to explaining why she cut the ends of the ham, Grandma also explained if they had a roasting pan large enough for the complete roast, be sure to add more cooking time to make up for the additional weight. Third, the children learned the seemingly senseless method of cutting off the ends of the ham actually had a purpose. While they did not have to concern themselves with the challenge of a small roasting pan, there are others in this world who still have small roasting pans — if for no other reason than to fit into small ovens. See COMMON SENSE, next page

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

Leadership gives back through CFC LEFT PHOTO: Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente (center), 86th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Leslie Smith (left), 86th AW vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Morris (right), 86th AW command chief, pose for a photo before donating to the Combined Federal Campaign Sept. 18 on Ramstein. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve their quality of life. RIGHT PHOTO: Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor (left), commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Col. Bryan Decoster, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, sign their contribution forms for the Combined Federal Campaign during the CFC Fiscal Year 2014 kickoff ceremony Sept. 16 at Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh Military Complex. The CFC gives military members the opportunity to donate to a wide variety of charities of their choice, including organizations that provide benefits to service members and their families.

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CG discusses family, Soldier issues

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EFMB, from Page 1

COMMON SENSE, from Page 2

to participate. Participants demonstrated proficiency in tactical combat casualty care and evacuations. They underwent a written test and field testing on common Soldier tasks, to include day and night land navigation. The final test was a 12-mile road march. “It not only gives a service member a sense of pride that they’ve earned the prestigious, coveted badge that it is, but it also lets their peers see that they are an expert in their field,” said Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Moak, senior clinical NCO for the Department of Nursing at LRMC and EFMB Combat Testing Lane One NCO in charge. The EFMB has a passing rate of 5 to 25 percent, making it one of the most difficult badges to earn in the U.S. Army and in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Hosted by the Baumholder-based 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, the event included more than 250 candidates, including nine participants from the U.K. and Belgium. Joint and multinational training is key to USAREUR in maintaining enduring partnerships for regional and global security. “I’m happy to have the opportunity to compete for the EFMB because there are only four Belgians here. There were a lot of other Belgian medics that wanted to come here, so it’s a privilege,” said Belgian army Sgt. Jeremy Vercaemer, with the 1 EMI (Unit Medical Intervention). “It’s a bit of an adaption for us because it is a different way of working. In Belgium we don’t have competitions like this.”

Finally, the young team gained a foundation of knowledge they could apply to a number of future cooking challenges. I know. Cute story but you need relevance to the chief of staff’s advice. When Welsh challenges us to find the sense in what we do, we need to put some brain matter into it. Some things will be obvious, such as eliminating base stickers from automobiles when our policy is to check human identification, not vehicle identification. Some things will have hidden consequences that bear discovery so we may identify risk. We will not be able to reach discovery without empowering Airmen to have the courage to ask why. If you read the article, you will see it did a great job of capturing the headline of doing

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Randall Jackson

First Lt. Michelle Bement from the 30th Medical Command at Sembach throws a grappling hook at concertina wire in order to check it for booby traps during a combat testing lane Sept. 13 at the U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge competition in Grafenwöhr Training Area. The EFMB test consists of dozens of tasks that challenge military medical professionals throughout the U.S. Army Europe footprint.

Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, discusses family and community issues Sept. 18 during his first Family Readiness Executive Steering Committee meeting on Vogelweh Military Complex. Nearly 20 family readiness leaders from throughout the 21st TSC footprint attended to learn about O’Connor’s command philosophy and discuss issues in their areas.

only what makes sense. I want you to know you do not need a publication to tell you that. Welsh told us himself when he directed us to read a four-page document describing “a vision for the United States Air Force.” In it, he summed it up as follows: “Every Airman should constantly look for smarter ways to do business … As we do this, all of our actions will be shaped by our warrior ethos, bounded by our core values and underwritten by common sense.” Note how common sense is last and warrior ethos, or mission necessity, is first. In other words, focus on the mission, then make the mission easier to accomplish. So, I return to the original question. What does the chief of staff and ham have in common? A lesson in making sense — common sense.

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Reported Larcenies SEPT. 18 » Hochspeyer: One laptop, one computer, one

SEPT. 17

11:50 a.m.: A full communication failure was reported. 5:29 p.m.: A full communication failure was reported. 9 p.m.: A patrol response and assistance rendered were reported on Vogelweh Family Housing.

SEPT. 18

1:13 a.m.: A simple assault was reported in Kaiserslautern. 8:23 a.m.: Failure to report a minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in Queidersbach. 9:30 a.m.: A house break-in and larceny of private property were reported in Hochspeyer. 10:25 a.m.: Reckless driving and provoking speeches and gestures were reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:02 p.m.: Communication of a threat was reported in Brücken. 1:40 p.m.: Operation of a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle on a suspended license was reported in Bruchmülbach-Miesau. 10:50 p.m.: A major vehicle acci-

dent was reported on Ramstein.

SEPT. 19

8 a.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Ramstein. 3:14 p.m.: An Eagle Eyes report was made in Einsiedlerhof. 5:06 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Einsiedlerhof.

SEPT. 20

10:03 a.m.: A major traffic accident and allowing operation of a USAREURplated vehicle without a USAREUR license were reported in Kaiserslautern. 12:24 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported at an intersection near Ramstein-Miesenbach. 3:10 p.m.: Provoking speeches and gestures was reported on Landstuhl Post and Sembach Kaserne. 4:17 p.m.: Fleeing the scene of a major traffic accident was reported in Martinshöhe. 4:35 p.m.: Possession of a controlled substance and wrongful use were reported on Ramstein.

Marrow registration

A bone marrow registration kiosk will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the food court entrance in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center.

Former employees meet

Take Note

The former employees of Zweibrücken’s Kreuzberg Kaserne will gather for the 20th anniversary of the Kreuzberg Kaserne Closure at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Chinatown restaurant, Gleiwitzstrasse 11, 66482 Zweibrücken. For reservations, which are necessary for planning purposes, email kreuzberg.2010@yahoo.de or call 0172-687-1322.


The KMC Housing offices will be closed Oct. 3 and 14 in observance of holidays. Offices will also close at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 9 for training.

Retiree Appreciation Day

All Department of Defense retired service members, spouses or their survivors are invited to participate in the Retiree Appreciation Day hosted by the 86th Airlift Wing and Kaiserslautern U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern commanders from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club.

USAREUR award nominations

U.S. Army Europe commanders have until

SEPT. 21

movie camera, one camera, one Android phone, one tablet, one safe, one saphire necklace, one saphire and silver necklace, one ruby necklace, one opal necklace and one gold necklace.

SEPT. 22

1:52 a.m.: A domes» Hauptstuhl: One German learning book, one tic assault was reported on folder with work papers and one notepad. Vogelweh Family Housing. » Landstuhl: 45.40 liters of mid-grade fuel valued 3:05 a.m.: Unlawful at $101.83. entry to a motor vehicle was reported in Kaiserslautern. erty was reported on Landstuhl Post. 3:37 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. SEPT. 23 3:58 a.m.: Patrol response and 1 p.m.: A minor traffic accident, assistance rendered were reported on fleeing the scene and allowing an Ramstein. individual to operate a vehicle with 6:23 a.m.: Drunken driving was expired insurance were reported in reported in Kaiserslautern. Kaiserslautern. 8:39 p.m.: A domestic assault 1:11 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported on Vogelweh Family with injuries was reported in Landstuhl. Housing. 6:45 p.m.: A minor traffic accident and fleeing the scene were reported in SEPT. 22 Katzenbach. 4:46 a.m.: A simple assault was 1:26 a.m.: Drunken driving was reported in Kaiserslautern. reported in Landstuhl. 8:10 a.m.: A medical emergency was reported on Vogelweh Family AADD STATS Housing. Sept. 21 — 9 volunteers and 12:10 p.m.: Theft from a motor 18 lives potentially saved. vehicle was reported in Hauptstuhl. Sept. 22 — 16 volunteers and 3:32 p.m.: Larceny of AAFES prop- 30 lives potentially saved.

Nov. 15 to nominate top performing human resources personnel for the USAREUR G1 Frederick E. Vollrath Human Resources Award for Excellence Program. The five award categories are: junior officers (second lieutenant through captain), junior warrant officers (warrant officer through chief warrant officer three), NCOs (corporal through sergeant first class), junior enlisted (private through specialist) and civilians (GS 12 and below). For details, contact the USAREUR G1 program coordinator at 0611-705-9147 or 337-9147, or john.g.spillman. civ@mail.mil.

Donate to the CFC

Improve the quality of life in the KMC by donating to the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign until Nov. 15. Donations made to KMC installations are used to fund local programs. To donate or for more information, visit www.cfcoverseas.org or contact your unit representative.

Giant Voice Hotline

In an effort to increase mass notification of emergency situations, the Ramstein Command Post created a Giant Voice Hotline for members of Team Ramstein to call for information on the most recent emergency notifications. The number is 478-9276 or 06371-405-9276.

RAO volunteers

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities

Office is staffed by volunteers and needs new personnel. The office is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Help is required, and the new director would like to meet you. For more information, visit the office in Bldg. 2120, Room 108, on Ramstein. If interested, call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af. mil.

Custodial contract feedback

The 86th Civil Engineer Group is interested in receiving feedback from base customers regarding contracted custodial services. To provide comments, email CE.Customer.Service@ us.af.mil and include “Custodian Feedback” in the subject line.

New appointment line number

The new phone number for central appointments at the Kleber Army Health Clinic is 590-LRMC (5762) or 06371-9464-LRMC (5762).

Bulk trash pickup

Bulk trash pickups on Ramstein take place Mondays. Residents should place items such as furniture, grills and mattresses on the sidewalk near the underground dumpsters after 6 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call the civil engineer customer service line at 489-7703 or the Ramstein Recycling Center at 480-4191.

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Updates throughout the Air Force by Senior Airman Jose L. Leon 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force instructions exist so people have a clear-cut definition of what is expected of them. Expectations change from time to time, so the rules must be adjusted to reflect such changes. The 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office is dedicated to bringing these changes to every Airman’s doorstep as they happen.


Special Duties Selection for 10 special duty fields is now a nominative rather than volunteer-based process. Chief Master Sgt. Steve Nichol, Air Force enlist-

ed force policy branch chief, said the change ensures the best of the best are prepared to assume their place as leaders. For more information, visit www.afpc.af.mil/ news/story.asp?id=123356066.


Tuition Assistance Supervisors’ approval is now required for TA requests. Airmen can’t get TA for two of the same types of degrees, such as attempting to acquire a second bachelor’s degree. TA requests from Airmen who have unfavorable information files, failed/overdue physical fitness testing, received referral performance reports or are on a control roster will automatically be denied. For more information, visit http://www.af.mil/

News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/467000/ af-tuition-assistance-application-window-delayedfor-fy14.aspx. Fitness Assessment change Failing the waist measurement portion of the fitness assessment is no longer an automatic failure. With these changes, an Airman failing the abdominal circumference portion of the FA will be subjected to a body mass index measurement. Responsibility for fitness appeals will also be going back to wing commanders. Passing standards are being adjusted for Airmen who can only test on one component of the assessment. For more information, visit www.afpc.af.mil/ news/story.asp?id=123360485

FLEP opens door to aspiring JAGs by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Editor’s note: While the following article addresses Army-specific information, FLEP is available to all service members. Officers interested in obtaining a law degree and becoming a member of the military’s legal team can apply for acceptance into the Funded Legal Education Program. Each year the Army selects up to 25 active-duty officers to obtain a legal education at no cost to them, after which successful graduates will serve with the Judge Advocate Generals Corps. “The FLEP is an invaluable resource for the Army JAG Corps,” said Lt. Col. Eugene Kim, the deputy staff judge advocate for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. “FLEP enables a participant to remain on active duty with the Army while attending law school. This is an incredible personal and professional benefit, because a FLEP participant continues to earn

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the pay and benefits of an active-duty officer, and the period during which a FLEP participant is attending law school can be credited toward promotion and retirement purposes.” The requirement is to be either a senior lieutenant or a junior captain, but with less than six years of service, said Maj. Karin Chelluri, officer in charge of the Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center. “What the JAG Corps is looking for are folks who have had some military experience to help temper our corps,” she said. Chelluri, who graduated the

University of Texas School of Law under FLEP, added that FLEP graduates play a mentorship role to those officers who were directly commissioned into the JAG Corps and have little or no military background. Having experience dealing with real world legal issues is one advantage FLEP students have over those going straight into law school from undergraduate studies. “In my law school class, there were several people who were choosing law as a second career and I think the professors always appreciated us because we had much more real world experience,” Chelluri said. “We had already, perhaps, experienced debt, or a foreclosure, or purchased a house and at least had some real world experience with the legal side of life compared with the average college graduate.” Interested applicants have until Nov. 1 to turn in their completed packet, which includes a memorandum, a copy of college transcripts, and Law School Admission Test scores. “Prospective applicants who are considering applying for the FLEP should double-check the eligibility require-

ments for the program to ensure that they satisfy the basic eligibility criteria,” Kim said. “Applicants should also talk with current Army judge advocates so that they can get a first-hand account of the benefits and expectations of a career in the Army JAG Corps.” “I think you need to approach it with open eyes and understand what the legal profession does,” Chelluri said. “We don’t spend all day in a courtroom; there are a lot of different facets of both the Army profession and the legal profession itself. Once you have a good understanding and that’s the direction you want to pursue, then I think it’s a very fulfilling career. And I think the FLEP program is a fantastic way to do it. “I think it’s a great program and it’s a great opportunity,” Chelluri added. “If people are a little intimidated or think that it’s a very difficult selection process, it never hurts to try.” For more information on FLEP and application requirements, visit the service-specific website and search “FLEP.” Air Force members may contact Maj. Joshua Rosen, 86th Airlift Wing Legal Office, at 480-5911.

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Photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis

Airman 1st Class Matthew Smith and Senior Airman Robert Greer, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp service specialists, participate in an engine-running offload.

Airman 1st Class Sarah Buena, 721st Aerial Port Squadron ramp service specialist, transports assets on a K-loader during training Sept. 17.

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron and the 37th Airlift Squadron work together to load mobility assets onto a C-130J Super Hercules Sept. 17 on Ramstein.

Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron participate in an engine-running offload. APS Airmen moved cargo on and off a C-130 Hercules as the engines were running. This cargo offload procedure significantly reduces the time an aircraft has to be on the ground before takeoff.

Mobility assets are transported to a C-130 Hercules during an engine-running onload. Airmen from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron and 37th Airlift Squadron trained together in a non-hostile environment to be better prepared when deployed.

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Memo prepares DOD employees for government shutdown by Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Although Defense Department officials believe a government shutdown can be avoided when the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1, they want DOD employees to be prepared for the possibility, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a memo issued to the workforce Monday. The fiscal year ends Monday, and Congress has not passed a budget. If Congress does not approve a budget or pass a continuing resolution, the portions of the government funded

via appropriated funds will be forced to close. “The department remains hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted,” Carter wrote in the memo. “The administration strongly believes that a lapse in funding should not occur and is working with Congress to find a solution.” Congress still can prevent a lapse in appropriations, but “prudent management requires that we be prepared for all contingencies, including the possibility that a lapse could occur at the end of the month,” the deputy secretary wrote. The absence of funding would

mean a number of government activities would cease. “While military personnel would continue in a normal duty status, a large number of our civilian employees would be temporarily furloughed,” Carter said. “To prepare for this possibility, we are updating our contingency plans for executing an orderly shutdown of activities that would be affected by a lapse in appropriations.” President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel understand the hardships such a shutdown could cause civilian employees, the deputy secretary wrote. “The administration strong-

ly believes that a lapse in funding should not occur and is working with Congress to find a solution,” Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told reporters today. “The secretary has made it clear that budget uncertainty is not helpful for us in executing our budget efficiently, and a shutdown would be the worst type of uncertainty. A shutdown would put severe hardships on an already stressed workforce, and is totally unnecessary.” Carter vowed to provide more information as it becomes available. The Office of Personnel Management’s website has more information at www.opm.gov.

New AF app helps with workplace problems by Tech. Sgt. Beth Anschutz Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen can now download an Air Force mobile application designed to help them better get at the root of workplace problems. Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, or AFSO21, is the Air Force’s eight-step problem solving method and the application puts AFSO21 resources right at their fingertips. The application, available for free download from the two most popular mobile marketplaces, provides a breakdown of problem solving steps with common tools and a rubric for each step. A glossary of AFSO21 terms wrapped up with tools and methodologies related to other problem solving models is also available. The Air Force eight-step problem solving model is

taught to Airmen through AFSO21 and Professional Military Education programs to generate efficiencies and improve combat capabilities across the Air Force. Although the application was developed with a focus on AFSO21 facilitators, any Airman will benefit from the application’s userfriendly steps when working through a problem. “This application will make problem solving information more readily available to any Airman who wants to help improve processes within their organization,” said Dan Kjolhede from the Air Education and Training Command Chief Learning Office. “Instead of having to rely on a piece of paper, they can use their smart device. The steps are available to them anytime, anywhere.” Process improvements come in different forms, from a quick fix to a more complex problem that requires time and coordination through several organizations. The AFSO21 appli-

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cation provides a one-stop resource with detailed information on each step in the problem-solving process and interactive tools providing users with an avenue to take photos, record data, populate charts and graphs, and store their inputs on their mobile device. The AETC Chief Learning Office used this development project as a reconnaissance mission of sorts with hopes of paving the way for more applications. With service-wide budget cuts, the Air Force is transforming its training model to maintain its edge in education and training. “Our mission is to transform education, and mobile applications will play a big part in that,” said A.J. Ranft, AETC’s Chief Learning Officer. “This was a great way for us to build

a mobile device framework for use in the future.” Although the CLO team learned a lot through the application development process, they hope to gain even more information from the users. “Feedback functions are embedded into the application,” Kjolhede said. “We’re looking forward to feedback from our users to make this application even better.” According to the CLO, the bottom line is facilitating better problem solving. “It’s very helpful to have a reference and to go through the problem-solving steps instead of just jumping to a solution ... that’s what we tend to do,” Ranft said. “The Air Force has sanctioned this methodology for problem solving and this application gives all Airmen

a resource to really work through problems effectively.” There are two AFSO21 applications available on the market, so Airmen should search their smart device’s application store for “AFSO21” and choose the application developed by Griffin Mobile. The Griffin, created by the 367th Training Support Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, improves Air Force combat capability through world-class interactive multimedia instruction for aircraft and munitions maintenance training for Air Combat Command and Air Mobility Command. The application is also searchable by the terms Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Process Improvement, CPI, Smart Operations, Air Force, AETC or DMAIC.

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FAR LEFT: Airman 1st Class Ryan Haney, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team member, pours hydraulic oil to top off a runway plow during a snow fleet rebuild. LEFT: Airman 1st Class Travis Rutherford, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team member, rebuilds a hydraulic motor off of an extended reach deicer Sept. 17 on Ramstein.

VRS ensures snow fleet ready to roll Photos by Senior Airman Chris Willis 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Recent dips in temperatures are a good indication that snow and ice are on the way. The 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team is a 14-man team that has five months to repair 35 vehicles before the winter. A two-man team is assigned to each vehicle and the repairs take, on average, 60 hours per vehicle. Rebuilds consist of vehicle repairs to aircraft deicers, snow brooms, snow plows and salt spreaders. Repairs began May 1 and continue until Sept. 30. Staff Sgt. Robert McGraw, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team member, performs a quality control inspection during a snow fleet rebuild Sept. 17 on Ramstein. Airmen from the 86th VRS are responsible for maintaining all snow removal equipment, allowing the mission to continue during inclement weather.

Staff Sgt. Robert McGraw, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team member, performs a quality control inspection during a snow fleet rebuild.

Airmen 1st Class Manuel Marquez and Casey Kennedy, 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron special purpose snow team members, perform repairs and upgrades to a deicer.

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Soldiers get hands on during Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs


wenty mechanics from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command faced broken and overturned vehicles during a three-week course designed to help them recover damaged, stuck and otherwise immobilized vehicles. The Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course at the Grafenwöhr Training Area began Sept. 9 and concludes today. Mobile Training Team instructors traveled to Grafenwöhr from Fort Lee, Va., to give the students hands-on training on how to safely and properly recover vehicles in a multitude of scenarios using Army recovery vehicles, or wreckers. “We train all of these Soldiers on recovering during catastrophic events, such as a vehicle rollover, a vehicle stuck in the mud or a broken down vehicle,” said Staff Sgt. Kevin Melvin, an MTT instructor with the Track, Metalworking and Recovery Department, 16th Ordnance Battalion out of Fort Lee. Soldiers are taught how to “get the equipment out safely without causing damage to the Soldier or more damage to the equipment,” he said. “I think the training is great,” said Spc. Noel Wint, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Military Police Brigade. “I’ve never messed around with wreckers before, and I’m getting a lot of hands-on, and I love it.” A large part of the success of the training goes with the extensive knowledge that each instructor brings to the course as well as the diverse nature of placing 20 mechanics with different skill levels together. “The instructors are very knowledgeable in their jobs, and they know a lot about recovery,” Wint said. “All the mechanics have a different level of experience. We are learning from each other, and I like that kind of learning.” Even though the course instructed students on various recovery methods for just about any situation they may encounter in real life, Melvin continuously emphasized the large role towing plays in any recovery operation. “Towing is one of the most important things that we teach because 90 percent of recovery is towing,” Melvin said. “Whether a vehicle broke down, rolled over or stuck in the mud, and if you’re in a combat situation, you don’t have the time to evaluate it. You’re going to hook it up to your wrecker

Staff Sgt. Sung Lee, a mechanic with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, operates the controls of a crane while trying to recover an overturned vehicle during the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course Sept. 19. Twenty Soldiers from the 21st TSC participated in the training to learn how to recover stuck and rolled vehicles as well as how to safely tow them long distances.

Sgt. Ray Christian (right), a mechanic with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company, and Pfc. Tyrone Wheeler (left), a mechanic with the 21st TSC’s 18th Engineer Brigade, prepare to hook a crane head onto an overturned vehicle during the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course Sept. 19.

and you’re going to tow it back to the (Forward Operating Base) and get it fixed so it can get back into the fight.” Safety is particularly important due to the nature of the training. Instructors emphasize it throughout the course in order to minimize risk to the stu-

dents who are often operating large and complex machines while performing recovery operations. “Safety is an important part of this course,” said Sgt. Ray Christian, a senior mechanic with HHC, 21st TSC. “There’s a lot of pinch points, so if you’re not beings safe there’s a high risk that there will be a casualty.” “Anyone can go out and play with the controls on a wrecker,” Melvin said. “But we show them how to do it safely and correctly without causing any more damage. That way the vehicle can get back into the fight.” Students agreed the course is a valuable tool for any mechanic. Transportation efforts are key to operational success in a combat environment and recovery operations play a vital role in that success. “If you’re a mechanic, I would definitely recommend this training, because you learn about the trucks and why they use certain things for recovery,” said Spc. Lydwina Davis, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with HHC, 21st TSC. “When a truck gets tipped over or even stuck, they call us to go get it. The faster you get it done, the faster we can transport people, food, water, whatever the mission may be.”

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Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Awaiting mission A C-130J Super Hercules from the 86th Airlift Wing is chocked on the Ramstein flightline Sept. 16. Ramstein is currently the hub for C-130s in the European theater.

Photo by Staff Sgt. John Zumer

ABOVE: Senior leader visits air defenders Capt. Kyle Surridge (right), commander of Alpha Battery, 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery, emphasizes a point to Maj. Gen. Richard Longo, deputy commanding general of USAREUR, during Longo’s visit to Rhine Ordnance Barracks Sept. 18. Leaders used the opportunity to answer many questions that Longo had regarding unit and equipment capabilities.

LEFT: Fresh food Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Senior Airman Johnathan Williams, 86th Force Support Squadron food services specialist, chops lettuce for dinner at the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility on Ramstein.

Photo by Spc. Iesha Howard

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

SHARP training


Col. Michael C. Snyder, deputy commanding officer of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, talks to Sexual Assault Response and Prevention training graduates Sept. 20 in the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center on Daenner Kaserne.

Arts and Crafts Center customer Sarah Crivellaro throws pottery Sept. 19 on Ramstein. The Ramstein Arts and Crafts Center is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and offers pottery, ceramics  and engraving classes throughout the year.

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Generals stress collaboration, innovation during forum by Tech. Sgt. Tammie Moore Air Force District of Washington Public Affairs WASHINGTON — General officers candidly discussed innovation, concerns and the service’s future during the professional development portion of the Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference & Technology Exposition 2013 here Sept. 18. The panel featured nine major command generals, the Air Force Reserve commander, the Air National Guard director and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III led the panel and stressed the importance of engaging a crosssection of leadership to learn from, tackle challenges and remain a healthy force. “Everything we do, every decision we make, has to cross organization and functional boundaries,” he said. “There are no more fiefdoms.” Leaders stressed the importance of innovation to active-duty, Reserve and Guard components, highlighting recent examples like the certification

of the first Air Force tactical critical care evacuation team of medical professionals, maintainers and aerial porters that occurred earlier this week. “We now have a team of surgeons who can provide life-saving surgical intervention en route between a trauma hospital and the point of final medical care,” said Commander of Air Mobility Command Gen. Paul J. Selva. “We had been working on the problem end to end for decades,” he said. “We have finally linked the last piece of the chain.” Selva noted the feat could not have been accomplished without the contributions of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, who represent more than half of all the mobility capability the nation offers the warfighter. For warfighters returning home from “outside the wire,” Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Eric E. Fiel said he’s moved resources into squadrons to provide commandos direct access to mental health specialists. “We started realizing a lot of physical issues coming back from combat,

but more important we started seeing a lot of mental issues,” he said. “We’ve put resources in the squadron not just to work with the physical ailments but also the mental. It is really having an impact.” Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command Lt. Gen. James Kowalski described “incredible strides” in the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise and its associated readiness, training and inspections. “Since summer of 2009, the readiness of those (combat-ready forces) has increased about 37 percent (and) this is a credit to the entire Air Force,” Kowalski said. “When the Air Force said, ‘We’re going to reinvigorate the nuclear enterprise,’ we did that.” Gen. Edward Rice, the commander of Air Education and Training Command, said the Air Force is “doubling down” on the business of force development. “We understand that the value of the individual increases in a time of resource constraints and so we’re going to need every Airman to be able to do more and to do it better,” Rice said. “We’re continuing to turn out world-class Airmen.”

Commander of Air Force Material Command Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger said her 80,000-member organization is making “substantial progress” in its reorganization, enabling missioneffective and affordable global vigilance, reach and power. “When the warfighter calls for a new capability, we think it, we build it ... we make it better, we deliver it to the fight and we keep it in the fight for as long as its needed,” Wolfenbarger said. “All of the indicators are going in the right direction in terms of our ability to truly bring integrated life-cycle management to our United States Air Force.” The generals also reflected on challenges and issues that keep them up at night, while caveating that having great Airmen eases many if not all concerns. But the Air Force’s highest-ranking Airman acknowledged one worry: letting Airmen down. “I can live with all of the changes that come about in a (constrained) resource environment,” Welsh said. “I can live with all of that, but if I let (Airmen) down, it would kill me.”

Single logon offers retirees simple access to secure sites by Debbie Gildea Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen concerned about losing access to benefit web pages once they retire should establish their Department of Defense self-service logon identification account Tuesday, Air Force Personnel Center officials suggested. The common logon, developed by the DOD and Veterans’ Administration allows beneficiaries of DOD or Veterans’ Affairs programs to access various benefit websites using a single username and password. All military members are required to establish an account, said Karen Bennett, the AFPC

Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System Operations branch chief. “There are a number of actions the DS logon can help you accomplish when you access the various websites, like the eBenefits, milConnect, and more,” Bennett said. “You’ll be able to access your personal information, health care eligibility and personnel records, and can review your Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance elections or convert SGLI to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance after separation — all from one logon account.” Because access to the account does not require a common access card, Airmen, family members and retirees will be able to access their

information 24/7 from their home computer. “Although it doesn’t require the CAC, this is a secure self-service tool, so your personally identifiable information, health information and other sensitive data won’t be in danger of compromise,” Bennett said. “Enrolling is simple — go to the website, follow the prompts and in no time, you’ll have the convenience and security of one-stop benefits access.” To access the site, go to https://myaccess. dmdc.osd.mil/dsaccess/ and follow the instructions. For more information about other personnel issues, visit the Air Force Personnel Services website at https://mypers.af.mil.

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Secure today, safe tomorrow

by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


eing an Airman comes with a lot of responsibility, and none more vital than information security. Being vigilant 24/7 can be difficult, but becoming complacent and leaving a common access card in a computer can be harmful for everyone on the network. Tech. Sgt. William Reigle, 86th Communications Squadron alternate wing information assurance manager, said one of the leading problems with information security in the Air Force is CACs being left in computers while the owner is not in attendance. “People who have access to the network may accidentally leave their CAC in their computer,” Reigle said. “What some people may not know is that doing this is a huge risk.” Information on the network is important to the security of military members and civilians working for the Department of Defense. Military

Graphic by Hans Roth

networks contain personal identifying information, material about current operations and even personal finances. “Information on the network can be hacked by anyone with a computer,” said Senior Airman Dana Wollschlager, 86th CS wing IA technician. “Everyone who has a network computer is at risk but if you practice good IA you can prevent some prob-

lems from happening.” One way to practice better IA is to get education from the IA officer for your unit. IAOs are part of every unit and a valuable resource for Airmen’s information protection. “If someone doesn’t know or understand the vulnerabilities of leaving their information unsecure, they can go to their IAO,” Reigle said. “IAOs can give out the Ramstein Air Base IA

quick tip card that has IA information on it. We also send out weekly emails to the IAOs with updated information about IA.” With newer technology and more information on the network, not being protected can make it easier to be hacked. Not keeping information secure can possibly be detrimental to the network. “A risk by one is accepted by all,” Reigle said. It is always a good idea to follow the local and Air Force policies for IA. Taking more time in the day to make sure your information is safe is worth it. “If you find problems with your security, think there is a virus on your computer, receive an untrustworthy email or think you are at risk, contact your IAO or the wing IA,” Wollschlager said. “Policies exist for a reason. Follow them and you should have very little problems.” For more information, contact your IAO or call the wing IA at 480-3438 or 06371-47-3438.

Everyone plays a part in cyber security I

nspections are not new to military members; they are a way to ensure all Airmen are prepared to perform the mission safely and efficiently. Gone are the days of ramping up to prepare for inspections, as maintaining a constant state of readiness is crucial to ensure a unit is always mission ready. One of the many inspections used is the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection, a Defense Information Systems Agency-level inspection that tests the confidentiality, integrity and availability of KMC’s classified and unclassified network. Meeting the required standards of these three disciplines starts with you, the end user. The 86th Airlift Wing Information Assurance

Office recommends the following to ensure base members always remain mission ready: • Know how to reach your unit IA officers, system administrators and security managers. • SIPRNet screens should not be visible from the doorway. • Make sure to check IDs at the door and sign guests in on the AF IMT 1109. • Announce “clear” or ”unclear” when escorting an individual into a classified processing area. • Keep your common access card with you at all times; do not leave it unattended. • Do not bring cell phones or unauthorized electronic devices into classified processing areas. • Ensure no unauthorized/personal software is

The do’s and don’ts of dress and appearance With the winter months coming, Airmen are bringing out their fleece. AFI 36-2903 states that the sage green fleece will only be worn outdoors with the Airman Battle Uniform and must be removed once indoors unless local commanders state otherwise due to mission needs. Check AFI36-2903 and RABI 36-2901 for more detailed information on dress and appearance.

loaded on government systems. • All external hard drives must have an approved waiver on file. • All CDs, DVDs, external hard drives, floppy disks and removable media need to be labeled with the proper classification. • Have a DD Form 2056 on all government phones. BlackBerry users can sign AF Form 4433, which should be on file with your unit IAO. • Ensure you have completed end of day checklists, and Standard Forms 701 and 702, if applicable. The 86th Airlift Wing IA Office appreciates the work of all its information assurance officers and users throughout the KMC. (Courtesy of 86th Communications Squadron)

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7th CSC transforms CBRN response in Europe by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta 7th Civil Support Command Public Affairs


he 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command inactivated the 771st, 772nd and 774th Civil Support Teams during a brief ceremony

Sept. 18. As the U.S. Army faces an environment of constrained resources, many commands are finding ways to do more with less. “While we inactivated some critical units in our inventory, we expanded our remaining Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear response assets while filling gaps in other portions of our strategy,” said Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, commanding general of the 7th CSC. “What you have just witnessed is (an) orderly and responsible transformation and progress as we move toward the vision of Army Reserve and Army 2020.” The mission of the 7th CSC is to pro-

“We don’t take this obligation lightly, and today’s ceremony illustrates another chapter in our commitment to our European host nation partners that we will be ready to stand side-by-side with them when needed.” — Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, 7th CSC commanding general

vide mission command and response forces to assist European partners in the areas of disaster response, consequence management and humanitarian assistance should such incidents occur that exceed the capability of a host nation’s resources. Benenati said the CSTs were established to provide an immediate response capability in response to a man-made or natural disaster involving chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear agents, where they serve as the advance incident party as part of Joint Task Force Consequence Management. The command’s remaining CST, the 773rd, is the only Army CST operating outside the continental U.S. and is the only CBRN asset remaining in U.S. Army Europe.

Months prior to the official ceremony, many of the Soldiers from the three inactivated CSTs were assumed by the 7th CSC’s 773rd CST, where the CBRN trained Soldiers conducted annual training and monthly battle assemblies under the mentorship of the 773rd CST Active/Guard Reserve Soldiers. “While we have deactivated three of these units today, our capability to respond to an incident has not diminished,” Benenati said. “In this period of unprecedented budgetary challenges facing our government, by inactivating these units, we have actually been able to increase our response strategy in other areas without costing the taxpayers one dime. We used the assets from these three organizations to almost double the size of our remaining CST, the 773rd CST. The 773rd CST is now the only civil support team operating and stationed outside of the United States. “By adding a troop program unit of Army Reserve Soldiers to our existing 773rd CST, we meet this objective and now have a built-in

capability for reinforcements for larger or prolonged incidents,” Benenati continued. “We used other personnel assets from these inactivating CSTs to enhance the sustainment capability of our response strategy by building a maneuver control battalion which will aide in the movement of personnel and relief supplies coming from a variety of sources into the affected area. This inactivation does not limit our capability; it actually enhances our overall response strategy by filling in some of the gaps for services and functions.” The 7th CSC’s response strategy principle is a tiered and scalable response to rapidly, efficiently and effectively assist a request from a host nation partner to contain and mitigate the effects of an incident. “We don’t take this obligation lightly, and today’s ceremony illustrates another chapter in our commitment to our European host nation partners that we will be ready to stand side-by-side with them when needed,” Benenati said. “For it is not a matter of if one of these incidents will occur, it is a matter of when.”

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Broadcasting: through the lens always be new cameras, new tools and equipment, and different ways to tell the Airman’s story.

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


roadcast journalism is a tool used to inform the public on who, what, when, where, why and how the members of the Air Force complete the mission. On Ramstein, Airman 1st Class Thomas Smith is one of the broadcasters who bridge the gap between the Air Force and the world. Working in public affairs affords Airmen an opportunity to highlight fellow wingmen and what they do on a day-to-day basis. Yesterday, I caught up with Smith and flipped the script, giving him a moment in the spotlight to tell his story. Q: What are your duties as a broadcaster? A: As a broadcaster, it is my job to broadcast video productions, such as documentaries, news stories and training videos.

Q: What is your favorite part about being a broadcaster? A: My favorite thing about my job is telling the Air Force story — really, being able to highlight Airmen. I get to broadcast to the world the work these Airmen are doing.

Airman 1st Class Thomas Smith, who works as a broadcast journalist with the 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office on Ramstein, has been an Air Force broadcaster since March 2011.

Q: Do you constantly find yourself learning new things about your career field? A: The broadcast career field is always changing, so we’re always learning something new. There will

Q: What is the most challenging part about broadcasting? A: The hardest part about broadcasting would definitely be finding the best way to tell the story and get the message across. Sometimes it’s hard to portray to the public exactly what you want. Q: Do you have any broadcastingrelated aspirations beyond your military career? How long have you been interested in broadcasting? A: Since I was 10 years old, I’ve been interested in broadcasting. I started with my dad’s camera that had a video function on it, and I would start making home videos with my

friends. Then, once I joined the military, I found this job and said, “Hey, that’s perfect.” I do plan on becoming a civilian broadcaster after I leave the Air Force. Q: If you could use any equipment in the world to work with, what would it be and why? A: If I could use any equipment in the world, it would be the equipment I work with now. Technology is always changing. There will always be more or better equipment out there, but the equipment I work with today helps me produce high-quality work. Q: When people ask you about broadcasting, is there a story that you’ve covered that you’re constantly reminded of? Why? A: As I’ve come along, I’ve realized that every story is a little different, and it’s a really cool thing to see how after every story, I’ll grow as a broadcaster. Q: Are there any limiting facSee BROADCASTING, Page 21

USAREUR commander visits Baumholder, remembers 9/11 and certainly as an honorable, noble American,” Campbell continued. “Today, let’s remember what Baumholder’s monthly 5 kilowe stand for, what America stands meter runs carry a specific theme, for on what we now refer to as but the run on Sept. 11 had a very Patriot’s Day – the importance of special meaning attached to it. serving, the importance of being “Today on 9/11, we take the ready and being committed,” time to think back what happened Campbell said. “But most impor12 years ago on that fateful day, tantly, never forget those souls and I think even more importhat lost their lives in that tragedy tantly for us as a military family, and the souls that have lost their to reflect upon all the brothers lives in the service of their country and sisters we’ve lost or have for the last 12 years.” been wounded since that fateful After the run and after all the day in 2001,” said Lt. Col. Mike winners had received their prizes, Sullivan, U.S. Army Garrison Campbell asked everyone to never Baumholder commander. forget why the run is held. More than 300 community “(We do this) to recognize the Photo by Bernd Mai members gathered in the Hall of Staff Sgt. Derek Hillmer, 720th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, crosses the finish line wearing a service members over the last 12 Champions for a commemoration 75-pound bomb suit during Baumholder’s 9/11 Remembrance Run Sept. 11. years and certainly those poor ceremony before the run. A moment souls who happened to be in those of silence was observed as the sound of chimes back a lot of memories. I was thinking about serving two buildings and a whole bunch of our wonderful echoed in the hall followed by a bagpipe rendition many, many years ago, when many of you weren’t firefighters, policemen and first responders who of “Amazing Grace.” Special guests for the run born, and the opportunity to make a difference in the died that day,” he said. were Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, U.S. Army in United States Army Europe. You continue to do that Campbell spent the rest of the day talking to Europe commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. David on a very special day for all of us who can probably Baumholder community members and touring the S. Davenport, USAREUR command sergeant major. remember where we were on Sept. 11, 2001. installation. “I haven’t been to Baumholder in a while,” “Many of you came in the Army to serve after (To see the winners of the run, visit the KA Campbell said. “As I made that drive it brought 9/11. That speaks volumes of you as a patriot online at www.kaiserslauternamerican.com.) by Ignacio “Iggy” Rubalcava U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Public Affairs

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Lutheran Church 8:30 am Worship & Holy Communion Children’s Church available

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

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Task Force Deeds conducts command team training Story and photo by Sgt. April York 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG-K Chaplains Office in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. DSN 493-4098, civ. 0631-3406-4098 Miesau Chapel (Bldg. 3175) Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Spanish Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Worship: 11 a.m. Saturdays Small Group: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays Children’s Youth Church: 11 a.m. Sundays Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Chapel Next Worship Worship: 10 a.m. Sundays Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sundays Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Contemporary Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Ramstein South Chapel (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Liturgical Services: 9 a.m. Sundays Liturgical Sunday School: 11 a.m. Sundays Traditional Service: 11 a.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Gospel Service: 11 a.m. Sundays. Protestant education classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner. For information, call DSN 480-2499/489-6743 or civ. 06371-47-2499/0631-536-6743.

Catholic Services

Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Congregation Daily Mass: 11:45 a.m. Monday and Wed-Frid Religious Education (grades K-8): 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sundays Confession: 11:45 a.m. Sundays Sunday Mass: 12:30 p.m. Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Congregation Daily Mass: noon Monday-Friday Religious Education (following Mass) Confession: 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays À

Sunday Mass 9 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Confession 4-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 489-6859, civ. 0631-536-6859) Confession: 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.

Jewish Religious Services

Ramstein South Chapel Synagogue (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Shabbat Evening Service: 7 p.m. Fridays

Islamic Services

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

Orthodox Christian

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

Youth Group

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

Episcopal (St. Albans)

10:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapaun Chapel

Korean Service

1 p.m. Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel


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


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Landstuhl Christian Church

Kaiserstr. 66 • 06371-62988 Sunday Worship 11 AM

Col. Darren Werner, commander of 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, leads a discussion about team building during a command team training event held at the Rheinlander Club Sept 6.

are and how they can interact with us,” Werner said. “It’s good to get everyone together,” said 1st Lt. Justine Nixon, commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Command Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th SB. “Face-to-face interaction with brigade staff and other command teams is good, because a lot of us have not met each other, and it is easier to reach out if you can put a face to a name.” In addition to the presentations, there were also scheduled events for socializing. “It was a good brainstorming opportunity to come up with new ideas about training outside of our normal training room meetings, which can be rushed sometimes,” said Sgt. 1st Class Arvil Lord, the first sergeant for HHC, 18th CSSB. A foundation of team building was achieved by the end of the two day training event. “Leaders were able to come together from different units throughout Germany and learn about each other, and learn what each team brings to the fight,” said 1st Sgt. Arnold Caldwell, the first sergeant for 1st Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 18th CSSB.

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Episcopal Services HOLY EUCHARIST Sundays 10:30

Kapaun Chapel For more information please

call 480-6148 or 06372-3163

God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine.

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

Confessional Lutheran (WELS) 4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, Ramstein South Chapel

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BAUMHOLDER, Germany — Commanders and first sergeants with the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, joined together to conduct command team training at the Rheinlander Club Sept. 5 and 6. Teams came from Baumholder, Kaiserslautern, Grafenwöhr and Vicenza, Italy. The training was designed to educate and inform command teams on current requirements, initiatives and overall operations, and promote team building through open forum discussions. Col. Darren Werner, commander of the 16th SB, supervised the training event. “The intent was to bring all of our company and battalion command teams together so I could share vision and information, and also to hear from them the challenges they are having with regards to training,” Werner said. “In addition, we (were) also focused on the (sexual assault prevention and response program) and equal opportunity.” Each day of training was filled with presentations from subject matter experts. “The knowledge of the briefers was very beneficial, and I got to see what problems other command teams were having and what solutions were found,” said Capt. David Cook, the commander of 66th Transportation Company, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th SB. “Now I can go back to my company and step it up.” Soldiers from 16th SB recently returned home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan and moved from Bamberg to Baumholder. “The training was also an opportunity to give our command teams a visual of where the brigade staff, commander and sergeant major

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‘I am Air Force Energy’ campaign kicks off


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ctober, Energy Action Month, provides an opportunity for Airmen to learn more about the impact of energy to the Air Force’s mission as part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy. This year’s theme, “I am Air Force Energy,” puts the Airman at the center of the campaign. The goal is to inspire the total force to be more efficient so they can give the Air Force an assured energy advantage in air, space, and cyberspace. Beginning this month, the Air Force will highlight specific steps Airmen can take in their jobs to be more energy aware. More efficient flight descent procedures, new ways of loading cargo, and vehicle idle time reduction are just a few of the ways Airmen can help the Air Force achieve its energy goals and maximize its energy advantage to support the mission. Activities during the month include on-base energy days, training, videos, fact sheets, and articles distributed via the Air Force website, and dozens of others. These efforts will share best practices and celebrate the innovative ideas and accomplishments of Airmen at all levels across the country and around the world who have reduced energy and water use and saved money. “In fiscal 2012, the Air Force saved more than $1.5 billion through smarter buildings, new technologies and more efficient flight operations,” said Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning. “The smart use of energy means flying our aircraft farther, transporting more cargo, and accomplishing our mission in a more efficient and effective way.” In fiscal 2012, the Air Force spent $9.2 billion on energy.

“Every gallon of fuel and watt of electricity we • The Air Combat Command Facility Energy save allows us to have more resources to meet other Team at Langley Air Force Base, Va., oversaw Air Force priorities,” said Kathleen Ferguson, acting facility energy optimization at 16 installations, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Installations, which reduced energy use by 5.9 percent from 2011 Environment and Logistics. and awarded 39 energy projects to save 447,471 Hundreds of Airmen have gone above and beyond MBTUs and $5.4 million annually. In total, the proto help increase our energy security. A few examples grams implemented by ACC reduced energy coninclude: sumption by 538,809 MMBTU, cut CO2 emissions • Energy Manager David Morin led an energy by 62,835 tons and saved $6.67 million annually. program at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, • The 22nd Operations Group Fuel Efficiency that collected and analyzed energy use Office at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., designed data to increase energy efficiency and and implemented measures to reduce and elimiimplemented xeriscopic landscaping nate inefficiency in the fuel management of the wherever possible. Through these KC-135. These measures included reducing KC-135 efforts, Morin helped reduce base landing fuel, changing the KC-135 standard landenergy consumption by 27 percent, ing configuration, incorporating fuel efficiency water by 24 percent and overall software to inform flight speed, routing, and altiutility bills in fiscal 2012 by $1.9 tude, pioneering a new training configuration which million. reduced aircraft basic weight, air maximizing simu• U.S. Air Forces in Europe Energy lator usage, and training 400 aircrew on the imporManager Kelly Jaramillo oversaw an tance of fuel management. These efforts saved energy program that included 46 proj- the Air Force $4.3 million, even though sorties ects that are estimated to save more than increased 42 percent. $5.5 million a year. She also implementBesides learning from their colleagues, Airmen ed an energy awareness campaign that are encouraged to take an online energy module, engaged the residents in Military Family available to all personnel with a Common Access Housing and helped them reduce energy con- Card, on the Advanced Distance Learning System sumption 25 percent and natural gas 17 per- at https://afcesa.csd.disa.mil cent. (Courtesy of Air Force Civil Engineer Center) • The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Support Center earned a Sunday Worship Leadership in Energy and Environmental Gatherings Design Gold rating by consolidating five at 9 & 11 a.m. functional organizations into a single August-Süssdorf Strasse 8 Ramstein-Miesenbach facility which cut energy consumption 06371- 407 808 Keeping it real, info@frontlinecommunity.org 60 percent and costs 50 percent. The relational and relevant www.frontlinecommunity.org building utilizes a high efficiency variable refrigerant flow HVAC system, A Christian fellowship that gathers to study God’s word verse by verse so we can know, glorify and serve Christ. centrally maintained temperature set Teaching the village, reaching the world! points, and low-flow plumbing. These We meet features helped the base reduce potable Sundays at 11 a.m. water use by 50 percent, and save 2,862 For more info call 06371-616793 MMBTUs and $55,000. or visit our website www.CCK-Town.org Industriestr. 50 66862 Kindsbach

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A warrior’s best friend “It’s a way to brighten up the day for a patient who might be recovering from a severe injury.” Keeping high morale during a time When military members are of stress could potentially speed up the deployed, they don’t always have the healing process by giving patients a opportunity to have man’s taste of home. Being able best friend with them durto relax knowing a dog ing hard times. is there to give wounded For wounded warriors warriors the love and supat Landstuhl Regional port they need could put a Medical Center, the dogs smile on almost anyone’s that visit them through face. the Pets and Warriors “When I saw Tank walk Program means a ray in the room, it reminded of light during a dark me of home,” Thompson time. said about the 2-year-old The PAW program Labrador retriever. “It is a Red Cross-run prowas great, because I’m gram training volunteer not able to have my own dogs to visit patients in dog here with me.” military hospitals. For Thompson said a wounded warriors like 45-minute visit with Tank — Cpl. Caitlin Thompson, Cpl. Caitlin Thompson, a 450th Military Police Squadron — just simple K-9 affecreservist with the 450th tion — was all she needed Military Police Squadron at LRMC to feel happy. receiving treatment for injuries sus“It was great to look over at the tained while deployed to Kuwait, door and have a smile and a wagging having a happy four-legged friend tail greet you,” she said. come visit lets them know they aren’t Providing the needed happiness to alone. patients wouldn’t be possible if it “It’s a fantastic program,” she said. weren’t for the people and their pets Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

“When I saw Tank walk in the room, it reminded me of home. It was great, because I’m not able to have my own dog here with me.”

Cpl. Caitlin Thompson, a reservist with the 450th Military Police Squadron, receiving treatment for injuries sustained while deployed to Kuwait, spends time with Tank, a 2-year-old black Labrador retriever, during a Pets and Warriors visit Sept. 18 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The PAW program allows volunteers and their pets to visit wounded warriors and other patients in the hospital to boost their morale.

who volunteer their time. For some, it’s a way of giving to people who are going through what they experienced in the past. “I volunteered for the program, because I came through LRMC in 2011,” said Ray Hall, PAW program volunteer. “It is fun to have a chance to cheer patients up by bringing Tank by to see them.” Although there are many prerequisites, getting your dog certified with the

American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizenship program is important. If a member wishes to have multiple pets in the program, each pet must be certified and enrolled separately. “The program is a great way to make wounded warriors who are injured comfortable while they are being treated,” Hall said. For more information contact the LRMC American Red Cross Center at 486-7298 or 06371-86-7298.

September 27, 2013 BROADCASTING, from Page 17 tors that keep you from adding your own creative aspect or are you allowed to be as creative as possible while broadcasting? A: Being an Air Force broadcaster, you have your limitations. The work you produce has to be professional and maintain Air Force standards. I love the challenge of finding new, creative ways to showcase the Air Force. Q: How essential do you feel your job is in helping the Air Force complete its mission? A: I believe my job is essential to the mission because without us — public affairs — people wouldn’t be informed as to what is going on. It’s important to get our commander’s intent out as well as let civilians know what we’re doing here — assuring them their tax dollars are being put to good use. I think the Air Force just runs smoother when everyone is well informed and aware of the operations at hand. Q: Is there anything you would like to add about broadcasting that you think the public would like to know? A: I think broadcasting is one of the best jobs you could have in the Air Force, and I love it. I love every day of it.

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Healthy lunches a ‘measure’ of good taste Story and photos by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


he school year has begun and children throughout the KMC are getting healthier choices to eat for lunch. The Healthy Kids Lunch Initiative started several years ago when first lady Michelle Obama came up with the campaign to curb childhood obesity. The idea is to have schools offer healthier choices of foods for lunches. “There are so many children that don’t eat good, healthy food at home,” said Capt. Diane Ryan, school food service dietitian. “Our hope and idea is to introduce healthy choices for these children.” The healthier choices can be a big change from something the children were used to. There are children who are now giving their ideas for what they want to see more of so it can be incorporated into the meal planning. “We have a binder full of healthy choice recipes we can make,” said Johnnie Williams, Vogelweh Elementary School cafeteria crew leader. “We have a recipe for just about everything. From my experience, a lot of the kids like the new menu.” All food prepared is baked; nothing is put into deep fryers. The bread is 100

Carrots, rice, pasta and chicken are what’s for lunch Sept. 17 at Vogelweh Elementary School. Children are given healthy choices for lunch to help curb childhood obesity.

A sign encourages children to make healthy choices while going through the lunch line Sept. 17 on Vogelweh.

percent whole grain and the cafeterias offer more fresh fruit and vegetables depending on the season. “It’s about the children having

healthier choices,” Ryan said. “We don’t like to teach children about ‘healthy versus unhealthy’ because really, it is all about portions.” Through the Healthy Kids Lunch Initiative, the parents learn as well, Ryan said. The children are able to do taste tests and to speak about what they like and what they don’t like. “Making the healthy choice foods doesn’t take any more work than making chicken nuggets,” Williams said. “This is the first place kids learn how to eat healthy, so it’s important that we help them and teach them what is good for their bodies.”

Education Notes Teen Advisory Group meeting

Calling all teens! The Teen Advisory Group meeting is your opportunity to make your voices heard about library programs and materials that you want to see. This is your library; help make it the best it can be! The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. This meeting is for teens 13 to 17 years old. Snacks will be provided, and no sign-up is required. For details, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Pitsenbarger awards

Air Force Association Pitsenbarger awards provide a one-time grant of $400 to selected top USAF enlisted personnel graduating from the Community College of the Air Force who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The grants coincide with the CCAF graduation ceremonies held each spring and fall. Applications can be found at www.afa.org/ AFA/InformationFor/Military/PitsenbargerAward. Applications are due to the Ramstein Education Center, Bldg. 2120, Room 421, by 3 p.m. Oct. 4.

Bingo Night

Ramstein Intermediate School will host Bingo Night at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in Jaguar Hall. Tickets

are free for PTA members and $7 for non-members. Pizza, drinks and chips will be served for free. The grand prize is a Kindle Fire.

College Night

U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Kaiserslautern High School present College Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Kaiserslautern Special Events Center. Learn about education opportunities available from more than 80 accredited colleges and universities form the U.S. and across Europe. Open to all U.S. ID cardholders. The Kaiserslautern Special Events Center is located in Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. For details, call 4934123 or 0631-3406-4123.

CCAF graduation ceremony

Ramstein will be holding the semiannual Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Graduation rehearsal will be held at 9 a.m. the same day and location. Rehearsal is mandatory for all graduates participating in the ceremony. Dress is uniform of the day for the rehearsal and service dress uniform for the graduation. If you are PCSing, separating, deploying or retiring

prior to this date, provide the necessary information to the education center. For more information, email 86FSS.ramsteineducationcenter@ us.af.mil.

Music lessons

SKIESUnlimited music lessons are designed to teach all levels and abilities. Voice, piano, music and violin lessons are being offered for children and youth ages 18 months to 18 years. Children and youth will participate in recitals. For further information, contact Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 06313406-4516/4122, or the Landstuhl One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Child, Youth & School Services have resumed its KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up/drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, Landstuhl and the Melkerei in Landstuhl City. ID card, shuttle card and permission slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your shuttle card at Central Enrollment & Registration located in Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, visit www. kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.

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Photos by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart

LEFT: Carlos Griggs (left) and Dorian Hawkins team up on the last opponent in a dodge ball game during the 2013 Mission Support Group Sports Day Sept. 18 on Ramstein. Quarterly, the 86th MSG conducts a sports day as an opportunity for colleagues to get to know each other outside the workplace and build camaraderie. MIDDLE: Justin Anderson wheel barrels his teammate, Aaron Banks, across the finish line in a relay. RIGHT: Detrus Graham Jr. swiftly lays up the basketball underneath the hoop.

Airmen develop team-building skills, work on physical fitness during

86th MSG Sports Day

Airmen from the 86th Mission Support Group participate in a competitive game of dodge ball during the 2013 Mission Support Group Sports Day Sept. 18 on Ramstein. Airmen took time to focus on the physical and social core concepts.

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US Army NATO Brigade holds spiritual fitness breakfast Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class John S. Wollaston U.S. Army NATO Public Affairs Think of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness as a three-legged stool. For a soldier to be at his or her best, all three legs of the stool need to be solid. One weak link and the overall well-being of the Soldier could collapse. The Army Chaplains Corps has been involved with helping to develop a Soldier’s spiritual fitness for more than 25 years, starting with a wellness plan entitled “1, 2, 3 Fit to Win!” The program stressed that “total fitness also involves emotional and spiritual aspects.” To that end, the Unit Ministry Team for the U.S. Army NATO Brigade brought together Soldiers, Airmen and even some Sailors stationed on Sembach Kaserne recently for a spiritual fitness breakfast, aimed at ensuring the spiritual fitness of those in attendance was at its peak. “We’ll spend an hour to an hour and a half in the gym every day to ensure we’re physically fit,” said Chaplain (Lt. Col.)

Stanley Allen, U.S. Army NATO Brigade chaplain. “But how much time are we willing to spend in prayer to ensure that we are spiritually fit?” Allen said that while the physical and mental aspects of Soldier fitness are the ones most Soldiers tend to focus on the most, spiritual fitness is the one most often overlooked in a Soldier’s daily life, even though it’s just as critical to a Soldier’s well-being as the mental and physical. To hammer home his point, Allen quoted the former chief of staff of the Army, General of the Army George C. Marshall. “The Soldier’s heart, the Soldier’s spirit, the Soldier’s soul are everything. Unless the Soldier’s soul sustains him, he cannot be relied on and will fail himself, his commander and his country in the end.” The event started off with a breakfast buffet and scripture reading. Various unit members on Sembach atttended the event, as well as Sailors from the Navy Reserve’s Warrior Transition Program.

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Stanley Allen, U.S. Army NATO Brigade chaplain, speaks about the importance of spiritual fitness as a key component of the overall Comprehensive Soldier Fitness plan during a breakfast gathering at the Sembach Community Activity Center. Service members and civilians from Sembach tenant units attended the event.

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Prisoner of war tells his st

by Senior Airman Hailey Haux 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs


hen you first meet him, you think he is just another veteran with an incredibly humorous attitude. After a few moments of talking and getting to know him, you find out there is much more to him than meets the eye. While he is funny and charismatic, he has been through a lot in his life and was willing to share his experience as a prisoner of war from November 1979 to January 1981 to a room full of anxious listeners. Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Needham was captured Nov. 4, 1979, by Iranian terrorists who took over the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran. “The 4th of November started out as a normal day for me,” Needham said. “I was working in my office on the second floor, trying to write a letter to this auditor back in Los Angeles. At about 9 o’clock that morning, the Iranians came over the wall.” Needham explained what happened in the next couple hours at the embassy and how the U.S. ambassador told them to surrender. “I didn’t really want to surrender, so I went to the telecommunications vault in the embassy and locked myself away with nine other people,” he said. “I was there shredding papers. The movie, ‘Argo,’ was about 80 percent accurate in what happened during that time.” Iranian children actually weaved most of the documents back together that Needham and the others had attempted to shred. “Being caught in the telecommunications vault, I was considered a spy and therefore treated like one,” Needham said. “I didn’t follow the rules about not antagonizing your captors very well. I did that once in a while. I needed those little uplifts now and then. I needed it for my own morale.” The first night in captivity, Needham was identified with nine other people, one of them being the CIA station chief. Needham knew he was in for “extra special” treatment.

Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Ramstein Airmen participate in a 5K memorial run honoring military prisoners of war and service members missing in action Sept. 17 on Ramstein. The memorial run was part of National POW/MIA Recognition Week hosted by the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing.

“Feb. 4, 1980, these guys walked into the room. Every time I saw these guys something bad happened. I took a deep breath and thought, ‘This is not good,’” he said. “We got lined up for a firing squad that night.” Spread out up against a wall, Needham said he was shaking uncontrollably and started reciting Psalm 23 to himself. He suddenly felt a calmness come over him and knew it was the presence of Christ and immediately stopped shaking. The Iranians chambered a round and took off the safety, yelled “fire” and ejected a round to scare them. “My faith in God, my family and my country really helped

me through my time in captivity,” Need God was with me gave me the strength one thing that cannot be taken away is your faith. That can never be taken aw Counting in his head, beginning w said it was like counting to infinity. cult, and the Iranians were very good minds. “It got depressing at times,” he said est things to laugh at sometimes, even cockroach. I tried to realize that I can’ so somehow I need to get my act toge one day at a time. Perhaps somethin Maybe we will get released.” On Jan. 20, 1981, Needham was on taken to a bus that took the group to a on an Algerian aircraft and were flow and then taken to Rhein-Main Air Bas “We had been released, and it was before. The moon was full and absolu said. “I thought, ‘My God has provide and I am so privileged to see it.’” A piece of advice Needham would those MIA would be to never give up h ten. The U.S. has not forgotten and neit family. Survive each and every day, a will get home. Being able to tell his story to othe Needham. He was able to tell the st bottled up and found there were group talking. He said he felt like he was ab idea of how to survive and be resilien build up that inner strength everyone h “I thank the good Lord that we hav the military,” Needham said. “I am ve tried to rescue us … they tried. Odds w there were people that thought a resc have been tried. I’m just glad that the people willing to do it against all odds

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

Patrons pay tribute to the fallen during the wreath-laying ceremony as a part of POW/MIA week Sept. 21 on Ramstein. The wreath-laying ceremony was held in memory of prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Needham talks about his time in captivity during a lu Needham was invited to tell his story of being held captive for 444 days by Iranian terro

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dham said. “Knowing that h to handle a lot more. The s what is in your mind and way.” with Day One, Needham The unknown was diffid at playing with people’s

d. “We had to find the sillin something as simple as a ’t do anything to stop this, ether and make it through ng will happen tomorrow.

nce again blindfolded and a nearby airport. They got wn to Algeria, handed off se, Germany. s a sight I had never seen utely gorgeous,” Needham ed this view for us to see,

give to current POWs or hope. They are not forgotther have their friends and and with God’s help, they

ers was very cathartic to tory instead of keeping it ps to which he didn’t mind ble to provide them some nt and, most of all, how to has in them. ve the men and women in ery proud of the guys who were not on their side and cue attempt should never ey tried and that we have s at times.”

Photo by 2nd Lt. Clay Lancaster

Photo by Senior Airman Aaron-Forrest Wainwright

uncheon Sept. 18 on Ramstein. orists.

Staff Sgt. Robert Webber, 603rd Air Communications Squadron quality assurance provider, and Senior Airman Chardonnay Taylor, 1st ACOS administrator, lower the U.S. flag during the wreath laying ceremony as a part of POW/MIA week Sept. 21 on Ramstein.

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Deployed family events:

OCT. 24 » Bowling: 5 to 7 p.m., Ramstein Bowling Center NOV. 21 » Movie Night: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., KMCC Theater DEC. 19 » Deployed Family Holiday Dinner with Santa, 5 to 7 p.m. Lindberghof Dining Facility

Airman & Family Readiness Center

MONDAY » Ramstein Spouses’ Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Reintegration brief: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC » Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC » Intro to German: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-deployment brief: 1 to 4 p.m., IDRC WEDNESDAY » Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hercules Theater » Resume writing/USA jobs workshop: 9 to 11 a.m., A&FRC THURSDAY » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC » Pre-separation briefing: 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » Ditching the Dorms: 2 to 3 p.m., A&FRC OCT. 4: » New commander’s, first sergeant’s, superintendent’s immersion brief: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » TAP GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC


RAMSTEIN YOUTH CENTER, SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER, EVERY DAY: » Just for kids ages 9-12: Clubs R Us » Fast Fun from 3 to 3:30, Super Scholar Power » Hour/Homework Help, Sports Spectacular MONDAY » Tough Mudder Fitness Challenge, quilting, Sports for Girls, Net SMARTZ, Lines & Shadows Drawing TUESDAY » Digital photography, Junior Master Chef, Sports for Guys, Net SMARTZ, Lines & Shadows Drawing WEDNESDAY » Model making, Music Tech & Brush Strokes Painting THURSDAY » Jewelry making, Caveman Cooking, Photo Tech & Brush Strokes Painting Spaces are limited, register online at www.86fss.com under the “Families” and “Youth Programs” tabs. » KEYSTONE CLUB (JUST FOR TEENS): Be a leader, serve the community and change the world. Work as a team to develop and lead projects in community service, academic and career preparation. A great way to put a spark in your college application and possibly earn a trip to the 2014 National Keystone Conference in Anaheim, Calif. Stop by the Ramstein or Vogelweh teen centers on Wednesday to learn more about this awesome opportunity or call 0637147-6444 for more information. » RAMSTEIN COMMUNITY CENTER EVENTS: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Play Group Social, 10 a.m. to noon; every second and fourth Saturday of the month, flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; every third Wednesday of the month, Exceptional Family Member Program (play group social), 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the RCC at 480-6600/7187 or 06371-476600/7187.

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» INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES: » Do you have experience teaching gymnastics or dance? If you are interested in a youth instructor position, call the Ramstein Youth Center at 06371-47-6444 and ask for the Youth Instructional office. We will get you started on the right path to a fun and rewarding part-time to full-time job! » Do you or your child want to learn to play the violin? Sign up for violin lessons on Ramstein! Go to www. 86fss.com, click “Family” then “Instructional Classes” then “Register.” » Do you homeschool? Are you looking for ways to supplement your curriculum? Ramstein Instructional Program offers the following classes at times that are convenient for homeschooling families: homeschool gymnastics, homeschool ballet, homeschool Karate Tech, homeschool Aikido, individual music lessons, and homeschool hip hop. More information about times and registration is available at www.86fss.com, click “Family” then “Instructional Classes.” » Are you an adult looking for a dance class? Ramstein Instructional offers an adult dance class from 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Youth Instructional Bldg. 1023. Stop by for a free trial class and information on how to register for this class that will run until May. » EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS NEEDED: Our child development centers and school age programs are looking for professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of military youth. Visit www.nafjobs.org to apply today; search for “Child & Youth Program Assistants” under “Hot Jobs.”

Health and Wellness Center

MONDAY » BOD POD Hours: 8 to 10 a.m. » Healthy Eating: 10 to 11 a.m. » Shoe Station: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. TUESDAY » Running clinic: 9 to 10:30 a.m. » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. WEDNESDAY » Shoe Station: noon to 2 p.m. THURSDAY » Training day: Facility closed until noon » Deep Water Running: 10 to 11 a.m. » Tobacco cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. » BOD POD Hours: 2 to 3 p.m. OCT. 4 » BOD POD Assessments: 8 to 9 a.m. For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47- 4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy

» EXPECTANT PARENT ORIENTATION (MONTHLY): Third Tuesday of month, 8 to 11 a.m., LRMC Chapel. » DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH INFO BOOTH: Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., KMCC Food Court. Come by and receive free resources and information about preventing domestic violence in the military. » SELF DEFENSE SEMINARS (TWO DATES): Oct. 5 and 12, Ramstein Southside Gym. There are three session times available on both dates. Call 479-2370 to register. Limit 10 spots per session. » RED RIBBON FEST AND 5K RUN: Oct. 19, noon to 4 p.m., Sembach Community Activities Center, Bldg. 220. To register to run and volunteer at this event, visit redribbonrun.weebly.com. » DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH INFO BOOTH: Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., KMCC Food Court. Come by and receive free resources and information about

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preventing domestic violence in the military. » TAME YOUR TEMPER: ANGER MANAGEMENT (FOUR SESSIONS): Oct 22, 23, 24, 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., HAWC. For details and to register, 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098.

Medical Group

» Self Initiated Care Kit, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class. » Attention: TRICARE online is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. Register today at www.tricareonline.com.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

MONDAYS » Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Hercules Theater. For more information on this training or SARC, call Capt. December “Dee” Garcia or Capt. Isabella “Izzy” Ramirez at 480-5597.


» The Ramstein Contemporary Service will begin small groups at the end of September. Groups have been formed for men, women, married couples, moms and singles. Materials are provided. Child care is provided for some groups. Email RCSReligiousEducation@gmail.com for more information. » The Ramstein Chapel sponsors a Metz Cathedral tour Oct. 12. Departure time is at 8:15 a.m. from the Ramstein Northside Chapel parking lot. Approximate return time is 5 p.m. Tour price is €22 (€16 for children up to 2 years old). Note: 20 people must be registered by no later than today to confirm the tour. To sign up, visit RTT Travel in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS » The Knights of Columbus, Father Emil J. Kapaun Council 11987, will host a first-degree exemplification ceremony to induct new Knights beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Ramstein South Chapel. Catholic gentlemen, 18 or older, interested in supporting the KMC Catholic community (the church, family and youth programs, and our priests) should contact any Knight after mass or via email (see www. kmccatholiccommunity.org or www.catholic-church.org/ kofc11987 for contact information). » The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a priest appreciation dinner for all the Catholic priests supporting the KMC Catholic community at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Dorint Hotel in Kaiserslautern. Space is limited and deadline for reservations is today. Cost is €22 for adults, €12 for children (6-12) and free for children under 5. Email rhinotom.shaver06@ gmail.com for reservations. For more information, visit www. kmccatholiccommunity.org. » The KMC Catholic community is organizing a men’s retreat/pilgrimage at Maria Rosenberg Ecclesiastical Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. The retreat is open to men and their sons (age 15 or older accompanied by their father). Priests and guest speakers will provide inspired talks on topics related to the Catholic faith. Cost is €28 and includes breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks. Interested Ramstein and Vogelweh parishioners may contact Chuck McCallum at mccallc@bunt.com. Parishioners from Daenner and Landstuhl may contact Pat Masters at pdmasters@yahoo.com. This event is sponsored in part by the Knights of Columbus Council 11987.

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September Mark Your Calendar

» The German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern, in cooperation with the Atlantic Academy, will hold German-American day at 11 a.m. Sunday in Kaiserslautern’s Theodor Zink Museum. The

event will begin with the opening of the exhibition “mein ami” about Germany’s American neighbors. Everybody is invited. For more information, visit gaiwc.com or email president@gaiwc.com. » October is Disability Awareness Month, and Kaisers-

ATTENTION ALL AVIATORS! Join the Daedalian’s Kick-Off Social for FY2014

A lunch “Grill Out” Thursday, 3 Oct at 1300 Location: 37th Airlift Wing“Flytrap” (the Squadron Heritage Room)

Mix and mingle with a bunch of flyers! Burgers only $5. per person 00

Contact Capt Eric Barada eric.barada@us.af.mil if you plan to attend. If you forget, come anyway! All aviators welcome, including non-members!

Kaiserslautern American lautern Army Community Services will be celebrating with a kickoff event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. Several informational tables will also be set up in the KMCC during the month of October. For more information, contact the Exceptional Family Member Program at 4934094 or 0631-3406-4094. » Rock out at the October Rock Fest at 9 p.m. Oct. 4 at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. The rock band Scotty’s Disciples will be performing. For ages 18 and up. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » Armstrong’s Club hosts R&B Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 5 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For details, call 0631354-9986. » Armstrong’s Club hosts Karaoke Night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 11 and 25 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » Armstrong’s Club hosts Latin Night Oct. 12 and 28 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Open to all ID cardholders 18 and over. No cover charge. For details, call 0631-354-9986. » KMC Onstage will hold open auditions for the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s timeless musical, “Cinderella.” Needed: six women, five men and a large ensemble. Auditions are open to everyone; no previous experience is required. Have a short song and sheet music prepared for an accompanist. Wear clothing that allows you to move freely for the audition. Material will be available at the audition for cold readings. Scripts will be available to check out in advance. Audition dates and times: Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. for 8 to 17 years of age and 8:30 p.m. for 18 years and up; and Oct. 16, 7 p.m. for 18 years and up. Show dates: Dec. 13 to Jan. 19. KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-9926. » The 2013 Army Digital Photography Contest is open to active-duty Soldiers, families, retirees and civilians. Submission dates are from Oct. 15 to Nov. 30. Complete entry form and submit photos online by visiting http://apps.imcom.army.mil/ apptracmain. For additional information and categories, contact the Kaiserslautern Arts and Crafts Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne, at 483-6509 or 0631411-6509. » Join the Kaiserslautern

September 27, 2013 Main Library for a great independent film, “Off-White Lies,” directed by Maya Kenig. Enjoy a world-class, award-winning foreign and independent film at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Kaiserslautern Main Library, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl. The film is about a father and his daughter during the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon. Refreshments available. No sign-up required. For more information, call 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322. » If you are interested in participating in a flash mob set to perform at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 then join us! Practice will be held from 7:15 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in Bldg. 2901 on Pulaski Barracks. The performance will be a part of the festivities taking place at the Red Ribbon 5K Run/ Walk from noon to 4 p.m. at the Sembach CAC. For more information, call 06371-86-8272. » Armstrong’s Club hosts House Party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 18 in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. For more information, call 0631-354-9986. » U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern is hosting a 5K Red Ribbon Zombie Run Oct. 19 to spread awareness on drug prevention. Walkers, runners, families and pets are welcome. The run will also include a haunted house, mask making, making your own Zombie T-shirt, apple decorating, a donut on a string competition, information booths, food and a DJ playing chilling Halloween hits! The following events will be held at the Sembach Community Activity Center, Bldg. 220 on Sembach Kaserne. Run/walk registration will be held from noon to 1 p.m. The opening ceremony and torch lighting will be held at 1 p.m. The walk begins at 1:30 p.m. The zombie fest and feast will be held from noon to 4 p.m. The haunted house will be open from noon to 4 p.m. in the old post office on Sembach Kaserne. If you would like to volunteer and/or run, register online at redribbonrun.weebly. com. When you receive a confirmation email, directions on how to get your 2013 Red Ribbon T-shirt will be included. Pre-registration is highly advised, but not required. All ages welcome. For more information or to register, call Sandra Magill at 486-6254/1710 or 06371- 86-6254/1710, or email sandra.j.magill2.civ@mail.mil. » The German Armed Forces restaurant, Deutsches Haus, in Bldg. 544 on Ramstein will offer a first class dinner at 6 p.m. Oct.

24. Cost is €27.50. For tickets, stop at the Deutsches Haus. For more information, email Manager@deutscheshausramstein.de. For details on the restaurant and its services, visit www.deutscheshausramstein.de. » Shop until you drop at the Holiday Bazaar, which features a variety of more than 80 European vendors selling treasures, paintings, jewelry, wine and much more. The bazaar takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Special Events Center in Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. For more information, call 493-4184 or 06313406-4184 or check out www. kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. » The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir needs new members, especially male voices. Meetings are held Tuesday evenings in Kaiserslautern-Erzhütten, and new members are welcome through September. For details, directions and contact information, visit www. sing-rpic.de (available in both German and English). » Join your fellow community members and enjoy a night of talent at Armstrong’s Club’s Open Mic Night from 6 to 10:30 p.m. every Thursday night. Calling all musicians, poets and creative types. If you think you have what it takes, bring your gear and be heard. For ages 18 years and older. No signup required, just show up. Free. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing, at 0631-354-9986. » The Kazabra Club hosts a Rodeo Bull Riding Tournament from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Male and female winners will be awarded T-shirts. Weekly winners qualify for the monthly “Friday Finale” to compete for a $100 cash prize! First ride counts toward competition. Free entry. For ages 18 and up. Program begins Oct. 4, so start practicing! For details, call 489-7261 or 0631536-7261.

Baumholder Events

» U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Sports and Fitness hosts Family Fitness Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration for this free event will take place from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Bldg. 8105 on Smith Barracks. Activities throughout the day will include fitness assessments, aerobics classes such as spin, Zumba, circuit training and more, 10-minute massage therapy sessions, diet information, a free bar-

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becue, and more. Community members of all ages are invited to attend this fun event and learn about the importance of fitness and a good diet and find out what fitness classes are offered in the community. For more information, contact the Sports Office at 485-6671 or 06783-6-6671. » Come audition for “Blackbeard the Pirate.” This youth production is open to kindergarten through 12th grade. Auditions will take place at 3:15 p.m. Monday. The cast will be required to rehearse from 3:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with a performance taking place at 4 p.m. Oct. 5. For more information, contact Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003. » Effective Tuesday, the Arts and Crafts Center will have extended hours of operation. The new hours will be as follows: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, and closed Sundays and Mondays. The Arts and Crafts Center is located in Bldg. 8104 on Smith Barracks. » Come enjoy an evening of three one-act plays at your favorite theater in Baumholder. “An Evening of One Acts” will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5. Performances include: “Hotline,” by Cheryl Navo, featuring a young woman who cannot swear and her telephone encounter on a swearing hotline; “Eve’s Daughters,” by Elle Shepard, featuring different women telling their stories and talking about what it means to be women; and “Controlling Interest,” by Wayne Rawley, featuring businessmen negotiating a deal with two very persuasive young businesswomen. For more information, contact Hilltop Theater, Bldg. 8218 on Smith Barracks, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244. » All housing, barracks, offices, agencies and facilities are invited to enter a Halloween Lawn Decorating Contest! Decorate your lawn with your most festive Halloween decorations. Lawns will be judged Oct. 18. Winners will receive free passes to “The Underworld,” USAG Baumholder’s renowned haunted house and scare show. Register your lawn no later than Oct. 15 by calling 485-6970 or 06783-6-6970.


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» The Ramstein Awana Club meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays at Ramstein High School. For more information, email awanaramstein@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at “Ramstein Awana.”

Classes And Training

» First Termers Financial Management will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg.2891 on Pulaski Barracks. This is mandatory training for all newly assigned E1-E4 in the community to learn about personal finance. Must complete within the first 90 days of arrival. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4015 or 0631-3406-4015. » An anger management class will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. To register and for more information, call 493-4062 or 0631-34064062. » Security Clearance and Your Credit Report, a class that teaches how to clear a bad credit report, avoid losing your security clearance or get a denied clearance reinstated, will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 7 in Heaton Auditorium on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Register in advance. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4015 or 0631-3406-4015. » The Oxygen Seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 4 and 7 and 8 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club, Suite 4. The seminar is designed to help couples strengthen their relationship and work on tough issues. Couples learn how to improve their communication, better understand each other’s needs, resolve conflict, rekindle romance and find renewed hope. Visit http://oxygenforyourrelationships. com/seminar-ramstein-oct-3-4 to register. You can also go online and visit http:// oxygenforyourrelationships.com/seminar-ramstein-oct-7-8. The seminar is sponsored by USO Warrior and Family Care. For more information, contact the USO at 063141486314 or kwignall@uso.org. » Coupons and Coffee, a great workshop that includes extreme couponing, sharing new ideas and saving lots of money, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Family Life Center in Bldg. 2919 on Pulaski Barracks. » A free Volksmarching 101 class, hosted by the Sunny Coyote Volksmarching Club, is available for anyone who is interested at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the auditorium of Landstuhl hospital. For more information, call 06337-8732. » Credit and Debt Management, a class that teaches how to fast track out of debt, establish credit and improve your quality of life, takes place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. For details and to enroll, call 493-4151 or 0631-3406-4151. » Successful Money Management, a class that teaches how to get a plan in place, manage your accounts and make your money work for you, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 9 in Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. For details and to enroll, call 493-4151 or 0631-3406-4151. » Thrift Savings Plan, a class that teaches about investing in your future retirement fund and how to make TSP work for you, will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 in the ACS main building, Bldg. 2891 on Pulaski Barracks. For details and to enroll, call 4934151 or 0631-3406-4151.

» Want to learn more about finding a government job? Visit Army Community Service, Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks, at 10 a.m. today to learn more about finding and applying for jobs. Get the one up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from our training employment readiness expert! RSVP required. For more information or to make an appointment with employment readiness, call 0631-3406-4029. » The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for the following positions: • Catholic 0900 Sunday chief music accompanist: will play piano and organ and accompany the Ramstein 0900 Catholic Mass, on Sundays, special holidays and feasts, and at other services as needed. • Catholic 1700 Saturday cantor: will lead the choir and congregational singing for the Vogelweh 1700 Catholic Saturday Mass, special holidays and feasts, and other special services as needed. • 1100 Ramstein Contemporary Service music director: will plan, organize and support the Ramstein Protestant Contemporary Worship Service music program as director of worship service music, praise band, choir, musicians and the audio/visual team. • 1100 Traditional Service music director: will plan, organize and support the Ramstein Protestant 1100 Traditional Worship Service music program as director of Support Groups worship service music, choir and musicians. » The CAUSE Support Group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every second Tuesday • 1100 Traditional Service music accompanist: will provide accompanying music of the month in the Vogelweh Elementary School media center, Bldg. 1178. Comfor the choir, community singing, and liturgy at the 1100 Traditional Service to include munity for Autism Understanding, Support & Education, also known as CAUSE, is a special holidays and feasts and other special services as needed. support group for members of the community to share experiences and information. • 0900 Liturgical Service music accompanist: will provide accompanying music This month’s discussion will include: What is Autism? What are the medications, (perform on organ, piano or keyboard) for the choir, community singing and liturgy treatments and causes? What are the behaviors of a child with autism? And, what is at the Liturgical Service to include special holidays and feasts and other special being done to find a cause and a cure? To take part or get more information on this services as needed. interactive group, call 0631-3406-4094. The Chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Oct. 4. » Expectant Parent Orientation takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. every third Tuesday » The Chapel is also accepting bids for the following position: of the month in Bldg. 3773 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Chapel. Join New • 0900 Liturgical parish facilitator: parish administrative support to the Liturgical Parent Support Program and many community counterparts to get great information chaplain through coordination of overall program and calendar development, infor- about pregnancy and newborns. No registration required. mation management and publicity. The Chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Oct. 11. Bidder is subject to criminal history background checks and must AdvantiPro, the publisher of your Kaiserslautern American is proud to complete a Child Care National Agency Check and Inquiries and present the Kaiserslautern American website with a new look! Installation Records Check. The statement of work and bid documents can The site is fully responsive, so it looks great on your iPad, smartphone be picked up from the Ramstein North Chapel, Monday through Friday. The A and computer screen and you can read the full print edition of the KA T positions will be awarded on the best value to the government. Bidders are E GO online! Would you like to know what’s going on in the KMC, but don’t V ’ E invited to attend the bid opening at the Ramstein North Chapel. Dates and W have a print edition available? times will be announced in the bid packages. If required, bidders will have to Be up-to-date and read your news online. participate in a qualifying interview. For more information, call the Ramstein www.kaiserslauternamerican.com North Chapel at 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148.




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

Performing arts

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Regina,” an opera by Albert Lortzing, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and 31. • “Aida,” a musical by Elton John and Tim Rice, 3 p.m. Sunday, and 6 p.m. Oct. 6 and 20. • “Das Leben des Galilei,” a play in German by Bertolt Brecht, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 8, 23 and 29, and 6 p.m. Oct. 27. • “Der Pagodenprinz,” a fairy tale dance with music by Benjamin Britten, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, 19 and 26, and 6 p.m. Oct. 27. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn Kaiserslautern: • The band Kreisky presents Indie rock, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €12. • Singer Raquel Tavares presents fado and more, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €17. • The bands Lautern Rockt Laut!, Unherz and Herzlos present German rock,

8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €10. • Singer Megaloh presents hip hop and rap, 8 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets cost €16. • The band Stahlmann presents metal rock and gothic melodies, 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Ticktes cost €15. • Pauline Ngoc performs chansons by Edith Piaf, 8 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10. Tickets cost €14. • Fler presents hip hop and rap, 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Tickets cost €22, For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern: • The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern presents a symphony concert: “fiery and effective,” with works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Max Bruch, 8 p.m. today. • Charity concert with symphonic orchestra of Moosalbtaler Blasmusik, Sunday. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost €10 for adults and €5 for students. Proceeds go to VdK to support soldier cemeteries, and youth projects. • “Jazz Stage meets Five Elements,” with pianist Ying Wang, 8 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets cost €14. For advance tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317. Kaiserslautern, SWR studio, Fliegerstrasse:

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Wine village opens The annual wine harvest fest in Neustadt on the German Wine Street starts with the opening of the wine village, consisting of little framework houses, today across from the train station. Visitors can taste new wine and Palatinate food specialties, including onion cake, liver dumplings and saumagen. A stage is set up where a local radio station will present live bands. The annual wine harvest fest and carnival takes place from Wednesday to Oct. 14. For more information, visit www.neustadt.eu.

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Farmers market in Schneckenhausen The Third North Palatinate Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in Schneckenhausen. Regional farmers and vendors will present their products, such as honey, jelly, cheese, ostrich eggs, pastries, vinegar, wine, liquors, jewelry, pottery, wooden items, brushes and soap. There will be thresher demonstrations and old tractors on display. Children can have fun with a petting zoo, spinning and face painting.

• Members of the German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern present “Hungarian Strings,” with works by Joseph Haydn, Ernst von Dohnányi and Johannes Brahms, 11 a.m. Sunday. Tickets are available at the door. JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern: • The bands Swallow Your Pride, Avenue Six Left and Andy Rive, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €6.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de. Bildhaus Music Club, Hahnbacherhof (near 67701 Schallodenbach): • The band Bahnhof Soul plays Jan Delay, 8:30 p.m. today. Visit www.bildhaus-krueger.de/termine for details. Haus des Bürgers, RamsteinMiesenbach: • Rittermahl, Knight’s Meal, a medieval dinner consisting of three courses will served and knight Franziskus and juggler Martinus will entertain, 7:30 p.m. today. Cost is €49. For details and reservations, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220. English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt: • “The Ruling Class,” a black comedy by Peter Barnes, today to Oct. 19. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org


• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau, open to Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special events: Pumpkin festival features life-size figures made of pumpkins, through Oct. 31. Nostalgia exhibition and art forum in exhibition hall, through Oct. 31. Sunday:

Catholic worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. • Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Oct. 31. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de. • Kaiserslautern, Theodor-ZinkMuseum, Steinstrasse, new exhibition” Mein Ami I bis II,” telling the history of Americans in RheinlandPfalz, Sunday to February, and display of works by U.S. artist James Rosen, Sunday to Dec. 27. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. • Ramstein-Miesenbach, docu center Ramstein container village (Schernauer Strasse, across from school), exhibition on Americans in the Pfalz, 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, and Sundays, to Oct. 13. Admission is free. For details, visit www.dc-ramstein.de. • Reichenbach-Steegen, village carnival, Saturday to Monday. • Linden, village carnival, Saturday to Monday. • Neustadt, Multikulti fest, Sunday. • Bad Dürkheim, Hardenburg castle, medieval market, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets

• Kaiserslautern, Opel parking lot, Portal 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 5. • Kaiserslautern, Toom, Hoheneckerstrasse, Fridays and Saturdays. • Ramstein, Autokino, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. • Landstuhl, Kaufland, Thursdays. • Bad Dürkheim, Saline (salt-works), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and Oct. 5 • Deidesheim, Stadthalle, antique and collectors’ market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.

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NATO forces compete in football championship Photos by Senior Airman Jose L. Leon

A member of the British Royal Air Force dribbles a ball past a Belgian air force player during the football championship game.

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa women’s soccer team warms up before the start of the Headquarters Allied Air Command Indoor Football Championship Sept. 24 on Ramstein. This year, teams from the U.S., Germany, Belgium, the U.K., Poland and the Netherlands came to claim the trophy.

U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Royal Netherlands air force, German air force, Belgian air force, Polish air force and British Royal Air Force football teams stand at attention during the closing ceremony of the Headquarters Allied Air Command Indoor Football Championship games Sept. 25 on Ramstein. The Polish air force’s men’s team and the German air force’s women’s team were the overall winners of the 2013 championship.

A member of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa women’s soccer team kicks the ball past a Belgian air force player.

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa woman’s soccer team coach watches as the team plays during the Headquarters Allied Air Command Indoor Football Championship. The HQ AIRCOM overall championship tournament consists of eight sports. Football closed out the 2013 tournament.

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Ramstein farmers market highlights regional, fresh products by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Public Affairs The Rheinland-Pfalz Agricultural Chamber from Kaiserslautern will sponsor its annual farmers market Sunday in Ramstein-Miesenbach. The market will feature more than 30 regional farmers and vendors presenting their products, an animal show, historical tractors’ display, demonstrations and musical entertainment from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stores will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. The farmers market, which will be under the auspices of Mayor Klaus Layes, will officially open at 10:30 a.m. in the Haus des Bürgers. A festive worship service will follow to celebrate Thanksgiving, which Germans observe Oct. 6. The Children’s and Youth Choir of Ramstein-Miesenbach and the Kusel Hunting Horn Blowers will provide the musical entertainment. “The farmers market is a traditional event in our city,” said Stefan Layes from the RamsteinMiesenbach administration office. “It reflects the relation of residents to local agriculture and fresh products.” Visitors can taste and buy Palatinate specialties, smoked trout, grilled chicken, potato dishes, fresh bread, goat cheese, games dishes, mustard, oil, homemade cakes and more. A huge variety of pumpkins will be available for sale. Other items such as arts and crafts, garden ceramics, wooden household tools, toys, knitted products and decoration items will complete the wide range of products vendors will offer. Visitors can watch a basket maker making various sizes of baskets, a potter creating his items and a

Flag football championships

Come out and support the units as they compete in the Unit Level Flag Football Championships from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot field (next to Daenner Kaserne). The top six teams from the flag football league will advance to the championships. This is an exciting tournament promoting sportsmanship, fitness and fostering good character. First, second and third place teams will be recognized, along with first and second place individual and MVP awards. For details, call 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087.

Ice hockey players wanted

Experienced ice hockey players are wanted to play for the Baden Bruins Army hockey team. The Bruins are coached by ex-NHLer Bob Sullivan and play in both the DPL and HCL hockey leagues. For more information, call Ken Robinson at 0172-6263642 or email ken.robinson@eu.dodea.edu.

Dodgeball Invitational

The Dodgeball Invitational will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Landstuhl Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720 on Landstuhl Post. There should

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The Ramstein Farmers Market will be set up in the center of town from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Stores offer Sunday shopping from 1 to 6 p.m.

lace maker presenting her skills. Children can enjoy pony riding, face painting and a petting zoo. Old tractors will be lined up on Miesenbacher Strasse. “In the foyer of the Haus des Bürgers, nutrition advisers will have an information stand under the motto “Milk — From Grass into Glass,” Stefan Layes said. “They highlight the importance

of milk in our nutrition.” Vendors sponsored prizes for the fortune wheel. Proceeds of the quiz will be donated to the Youth Red Cross and a local kindergarten. “We hope the weather will be good and a lot of visitors come to our farmers market, which is our second biggest market after Wendelinusmarket scheduled for Oct. 26 and 27,” Stefan Layes said.

be eight-player teams. Team entry costs $5. Register on the day of the event, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Open to ID cardholders 18 and over and not in high school. For more information, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

» Ariana Suerodelgado, ariana.suerodelgado@dla. mil, 483-4023 or 0174-9453248 » Capt. Paolo Briones, paolo.c.briones.mil@mail.mil, 484-7997 or 0171-7705358

Crud tournament

The second annual Ramstein Crud Tournament will take place Oct. 4 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. It is open to all KMC organizations and sponsored by the 2012 champions, U.S. Air Forces in Europe A5/8/9. The first match will be held at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per team. For team reservations, email usafea8x.a8x@us.af.mil or call 480-7764. For more information, visit http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crud_(game).

Volleyball players needed

Men and women are needed to fill spots on U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s community level volleyball teams. If you are an experienced player (18 years old or older and out of high school), contact one of the following individuals: » Wilford “Lefty” Byrd, wilford.w.byrd.ctr@mail. mil, 481-3558 or 0160-6666102

Recreational soccer

Meet new people, get in shape and play soccer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. Open to U.S. ID cardholders ages 16 and over, Department of Defense civilians and retirees. To play or for more information, contact Robert Michels at 486-8939 or 06371-86-8939.

Indoor fall soccer clinics

Sign up your child or youth for SKIESUnlimited indoor fall soccer clinics, taught by professional soccer coaches. Clinics are held until December at the Special Events Center, Bldg. 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, for ages 3-18. To find out more or to enroll, contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop Shop, Bldg. 3810 on Landstuhl Post, or Parent Central Services, Bldg. 2898 on Pulaski Barracks, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-34064516/4122.

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Visit www.kaiserslauternamerican.com/movies.php for details desperate father will do whatever it takes to find the girls, but in doing so, he may lose himself, begging the question: When do you cross the line between seeking justice and becoming a vigilante? Starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Prisoners (R) — How far would you go to protect your child? Keller Dover is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His 6-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces the only suspect’s release. Knowing his child’s life is at stake, the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. The

Battle of the Year (PG-13) — An American b-boy crew heads to France to compete at the Battle of the Year International Championships. Starring Josh Holloway and Chris Brown.

ACROSS 1 “Moby-Dick” captain 5 Conductor Solti 10 Applications 14 Film genre 15 Prickly pear 16 Game with mallets 17 Rhodes group 19 Scanty 20 Standards of perfection 21 Reprove 23 Songwriter Gus 25 Intertwine 26 Went apace 29 Kind of assumption 31 Olfactory stimulus 32 Melody 33 Caught 36 Spigot 37 Rectangles 39 Spoon bender Geller 40 Virginal 42 Bro’s kin 43 Viking deity 44 French auto 46 Full assemblies 47 Anglers’ boots 48 Like peas in ___ 50 Free 52 Lax 56 Sistine Chapel figure 57 Black magic 59 Singer Horne 60 Chocolate substitute 61 Clickable image 62 Algerian port 63 Shake off 64 Appointment DOWN 1 “___ Love Her” (Beatles song) 2 Engine cover 3 Adjutant 4 Wave 5 Grind 6 Countless years 7 Crude group? 8 Bacon serving 9 Research results

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Modern FSH in Steinalben, 18 km to K'Lautern, 24 km to RAB, 220 m²,4 BR, 3 Baths, BIK, Liv/ Din-Area, Storage, Studio, Garage, Yard, Fireplace, Pets neg., Rent:1800 Euro + util., Avail: now.Reduced fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371465407 or 0160-1065196 or ram stein@gibillpay.com www.gibill pay.com/realestate

Mackenbach, Town house, 4 bedr., 2,5 bath, big fenced yard, 1.060,-- + util. I.b.u.ImmobilienserHochspeyer near Kaiserslautern, vice Thomas Sourieaux, Tho Modern, house w. gas-floor- heasunny freestanding house, new mas.sx@t-online.de 06374 995 ting, 12 km to Miesau, 250 m²,6 red bik, 4bedrooms, 2bath, very 694 BR, 2.5 Baths, BIK, Liv./Din. modern style, garden €1240 + util. room, storage, sauna w. relaxing Mackenbach: townhouse, 4 area, garage, pets negotiable, Call: 01713435936 bedr., 1 1/2 bath, living-diningm, August 1,2013. House for rent, Freestanding built-in-kit., patio, yard, 1.035,-- available Rent:1890,00 EUR, reduced fee, House, 220Sqm, 6 km from Ram- €+ util www.agra-immobilien.de for more info call:G.I.Bill Pay Serstein 6 bedrooms 2 kitchens 21/2 06371/57656 vice & Real Estate at 0160bathrooms large living/dining room balcony large terrace large Nanzdietschweiler, Hügelstr. 4a: 1065196 or 06371-465407, Egarden pets are aloud house is in 290sqm liv space 8BR 3baths BIK mail:ramstein@gibillpay.com, view listings at:www.gibill a quiet area contact 0171- liv/dinrm carport €1500+utl 06372- more pay.com/realestate 9676046, 1600, masirei2004@ya 6964 or 0175-2480414 hoo.de House, 220sqm, 1200sqm property, terrace, family rm, dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, private patio area in the back. Very quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgate, €1600 +util. Avail 1 Oct. Call Owner 06364-175436 Hütschenhausen: freestanding 4 bedr., studio, 3 bath, built-in-kit., living-dingrm., open-fire-place, balcony, patio, garage 2.300,-- + util www.agra-immobilien 0637157656

Just got here and find your hotel room/temporary lodging facilities too small or inadequate for the family. Please stop by and see our large units in Ramstein- great for families when PCSing IN and OUT. Pets OK. BIK, BBQ, PC, WiFi, printer, free tel. calls. FB page www.facebook.com/ramsteinlod FSH in Lauterecken, 33km to ging tel. 01791456657, Tania. Rammstein, 160 m2m, 6BR, 1 Baths, Liv/Din-Area, Storage, Ga- Kindsbach: Comfortable House rage, Basement, Zentral heating with garage, 4BR/2,5BA, yard € und tiled stove heating , Fire- 1.100,- + util 06371/943311 place, Pets allowed, Rent: 950 Eu- www.GermaWild-Immobilien.de ro, contact Sarigl Kardo- KL-Dansenb. Bungalow gan:01788228419 or bkardogan@ (Rowhouse) 144sqm 3BR BIK liv/ hotmail.com din rm play rm 1.5bath basement Wallhalben, 5BR, FSH, garage. yard, €980+utl garage possible 0631-72287 €1250. Immo. T. 016096096498

Cozy little freest country house in Altbreitenfelderhof, 20min to RAB, near golf course and forest. 5BR, BIK, 2baths, terrace, fire place, big yard w/ old trees, garage, gas heating, basement. €1000. rolshau sen@googlemail.com Duplex in Mittelbrunn beaut area, 5min to LRMC & close to RAB, 135sqm, 3BR, liv/din area, BIK, 1.5baths, firepl, garage, attic, basement, garden. Avail 1 Oct. €950+utl Call 06371-17883 or 01777888350

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September 27, 2013 No finders fee, Schwedelbach: nice freestanding house, 4bedr., 1.5bath, livr. bik, storage, balcony, €900+util. Roth Immobilien 06374-994776 or 0171-1950606 Queidersbach, 3BR, small renovated house, patio, €840. Immo T. 016096096498 Queidersbach, freestanding house, 5 bdr., lvr./dnr., B.i.K, 2.5 bath, storage, Carport, yard, 225 sqm., € 1.432,00 + util. Call:Hartmann Realty 06371-912591 Ramstein school, Obermohr modern FSH, 225sqm, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, BIK, double garage, €1650+ut. Melinda 0172/ 6855976 or kka.immobilien@ic loud.com Ramstein: duplex, 4 bedr., 2 bath, living-diningm, open fireplace, built-in-kit., patio, yard, garage, 1.535,-- €+ util www.agra-im mobilien.de 06371/57656 Rehweiler (Ramstein-School): Newer, freest. House with a great view, 6BR/2BA, balcony, terrace, 2 carports € 1.690,- + util 06371/ 943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de Rehweiler: freestanding, 5 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-dinigrm., built-inkit., basement, garage, yard, 2.000,-- € + util www.agra-immobi lien.de 06371-57656 Schwedelbach: Freest house with yard, 3BR/2BA, terrace, carport, € 1.100,- + util 06371/ 943311 www.GermaWild-Immobili en.de Sembach, brand new 280sqm house, 2 garages, 4BR, flr heat, patio, €2600. Immo T. 016096096498

Sembach 8 - Kaiserslautern 15 min. Countryhouse new: 190sqm, 2BR, 2livrm, 2 bath, jacuzzi, nice yard, No Pets, 1330 €, 2 garages w/elec door 80 €, + utiles.01789837620 contact http:// www.mein-wellness-ferien haus.de/countryhouse/index.html Siegelbach, 235sqm, 5 bed/3 bath, fireplace, floor heating, storage, yard, carport, 1650 euro+ut, av. now, Ph. 0172-6855976 or kka.immobilien@icloud.com Steinwenden, 1FSH, big garden, garage, 160sqm, 5 min to RAB. €1250+util. 015221615388 Unique and beautiful FSH 25 km to RAB, 186 m², 3 BR, 2 Baths, BIK, Liv/Din-Area, Studio, Storage, Double-Carport, Yard, Energy efficient heat pump, Fireplace, Avail: August 2013, Rent: 1350 Euro + util including carport.Reduced Fee! For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate: 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196 or ramstein@gi billpay.com, www.gibillpay.com Waldmohr;new, exlusive, 2BR, bath, BIK, livrm, 114qm, Terrace, 2 parking places, separate entrance, fireplace, 800€, no Realor Fee alexander.ganiman@freenet.de Weilerbach - Erzenhausen, modern FSH, 270sqm, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, studio loft, big garage, €2025, Call Melinda: 01726855976 or kka.immobilien@ic loud.com Weltersbach: duplex, 6 bedr., 2 ½ bath, living-dingrm., built-inkit., garage, yard, 2.040,-- € + util www.agra-immobilien.de 0637157656

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Large units in Ramstein- great for families when PCSing IN and OUT. Pets OK. Complete office WE WILL BUY YOUR CAR! RUNNING OR NOT RUNNING! with PC, Wi-Fi, printer, fax, free And we do the paper work! tel. calls. Each unit has a complete BIK. King size beds, BBQm. Call 0631 36785462 or 0176 27498947 or 0178 1909348 or visit us at We accept CC, VAT forms. FB paKaiserstr. 74 • 67661 Kaiserslautern ge www.facebook.com/ramstein lodging . Please call 0179 145 TLA/TDY 6657 in DE and 011491791456657 from USA ! ! ! ! 1 & 2 BDR Luxury Temp temp_house@hotmail.com Apts TLA/TDY in Ramstein. 100% equipped including TV, DVD, free Internet, washer/dryer, free calls to USA. reservation / questions AUTOS call: 0151-46501528 / mail:info@ ramstein-tla.com / www.ramsteintla.com / www.facebook.de/ramCaution: Some KA Classified steintla ads have become a target ! ! Apt Mackenbach 60sqm 5min for scams. Please be cauRAB sep entry fully furn BIK wastious if potential buyers offer her/dryer fast Internet TV short / you payment methods other long term 0172-4094177 than cash.


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Great buy!! Mower and weedeater plus bonus electrical cords for $50.00! Thanks Please email @ tyraputman@gmail.com Green suede handbag. With three compartments. Zipper top. $20 0176-22987498 please leave a message if I do not answer. I am selling a Sunbed from Dr. Kern Modell NGR 241. The light tubes were exchanged and ran for approx. 300 hours. Also have avail 300 hours light tubes. (The new tubes run up tp 600 hours.) I am selling the sunbed for someone. The light tubes can be bought at ebay or directly from Dr. Kern. One or two tubes are possibly defect and need to be replaced. Bought for 3500 to 4000 DM. If you are interested please contact us, the sunbed is located in Kaiserslautern, Tel: 0176-55 24 70 77 06374-944368 (Doris) Kookai dress, size 40, $30, chiffron material, purple, pink, and beige, worn once, 017622987498, see class world for pictures. Lace dress, eggshell/offwhite, size 6, never worn. For wedding/ prom/summer night out. $50; 017622987498 or isabell_1_98@ya hoo.com Pic on www.classworld.eu does not do justice. Beautiful dress. Lots of fashion jewerly for sale, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, from €1 to €5, see class world for pictures, 017622987498

Laney GH50L all valve top guitar amplifier and 4x12 Laney speaker cabinet. Brand new, never left the living room. Amazing sound possibilities. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Massive wood garden table. With 6 chairs and cushions. $150.00 +49 176 84658955/spvendor@ gmail.com Mens leather shoe, size 10 1/2, Worn twice. Call: 0176-22987498 Multiple 220v transformers. 175w, 5-300w, 1-750w, and 13500w. Priced from $20 to $75. Contact Eric and Mia. $20 - 75 06375-994-2934 Pink and white snake skin purse, not real. pics on www.classworld.eu isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Porcelain dolls, over 100 to choose from, all dressed. Price Obo Call: 0176-90796039 Prom dress or for weddings, green pastel color, size 36/38. Back of dress is open with two strapes held by a gem. Call: 017622987498 Selling my old Beanie Babie collection. Most of them are bears. If you live in the K-Town area we can meet so you can have a look. Prices negotiable. 0157-89138494 Selling two Fender Stratocaster electric guitars. Never left the house, top condition. One is a collector's item. Serious offers and details at 01723564442 Sunbeam Table Top BBQ portable Grill used once $10. Can deliver to RAB Call: 06332-41560 Winter boots for boys, size 30, $20, Call: 017622987498

Swarovski Crystal - Attention collectors! All retired pieces reduced to half their value, All pieces over 20years old! Prices greatly reduced! Great gift for any special occasion! Private collection! Retired pieces., whale, turtle. Call for info: 06332-41560 between 2pm to 9pm. Can deliver to RAB!

Page 45 Antique Gun Cabinet, Sell an anti- Wooden entertainment center / que Gun cabinet where you can bookshelf. Contact Eric and Mia place up to 6 guns.it was from a $150 06375-994-2934 former german Jger(hunter).Only pick up, 80, christophchavez@ gmx.de

Blue rug with Janosch design for YARD SALES little boys room. Paid €50 from Mobil Martin. Asking $20. Yard sale Sat Sept 21 7;00am unSwarovski, silver, crystal, trilogy 017622987498 masquerade, 1999-2001, w/cry- Center table, Center table, excel- til. Vogelweh Housing, Arizona stal signs & displays, 899€ obo lent condition. Bought it for $600, BLvd. D. Near Armstrongs. PCSing soon, must sell this Call: 0162-2762421 week!! Half off!!, $300, Yardsale/Basement sale on the The Swarovski Pierrot measures 01707802976 28th of Sept, 9:00 - 16:00. Roden8". This is the first edition of "MasDesigner glass coffee table from bach Hauptstrasse 5. Corner querade" series. Retired in 1999. Interia, $130, Very study Solid bench, Mahogany, two chairs and Pics on www.class-world.eu wood frame. Call: 06374-944828 table, two grandfather clocks, one isabell_1_98@yahoo.com German Sideboard and High- oak and one walnut, oak table Documents for Sale! USA and board for Sale. Oak-rustic color, round with 6 press back chairs, CSA documents, coins of Germa- solid wood. Great condition! New antique bedroom set with marble ny and China, private collection, €1200 each, now selling for €200 top, rocking chair and wicker for sale piece by piece. Call bet- each! Call: 0176-907-96039 chair, little crystal, dishes and ween 4-7pm 0152-25194313 (Da- Grandfather clocks for sale, oak toys. Reasonable priced. vid Frank) wood, inherited the clock from our grandfather, clocks should be picked up at 83043 Bad Aibling (2 klicks away from autobahn exit JOBS Bad Aibling /A8 Munich-Salzburg).Price:350 Euros each mobiWine Rack/Holder, holds six bott- le phone 0177 1400628 Host/Sponsor Family Wanted, les, attractive metal finish, fits per- Lazy boy for sale, Leather excel- We are looking for a family to help fectly in a small, narrow space. lent condition. PCSing in a week. assist us in our move to Kaisers$10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad Must sell soon!!, $300, lautern. We are planning to be in vantipro.de 01707802976 country June 15, 2014. Assist Oak rocking chair. Contact Eric with locating potential residence, auto and employment. Compensaand Mia $80 06375-994-2934 tion with possible bonus strucReal leather couch, red, very ture. gttruck66@hotmail.com FURNITURE comfortable, L shape, original price was €3000. Asking $1000 obo. 3 handmade wooden shelves. Seats 6 - 7 people. Appr. 3 years ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT: ExContact Eric and Mia $80 06375- old. 270x270cm, 0631/5208312 perience required. Bilingual pre994-2934 or alexander.fett@fm-kl.de ferred.Call 06371-918911

Vintage 49'ers Starter Jacket in excellent condition. No signs of wear. Size L divefreakgary@goo glemail.com




Bahnhofstraße 82-100 • 66111 Saarbrücken • www.galeria-kaufhof.de/filialen/saarbruecken/ The state capital Saarbrücken is the regional centre of Saarland, its charm and flair influenced by its proximity to France. When it comes to shopping GALERIA KAUFHOF is a must see. With a display area of 19.000 sqm, GALERIA KAUFHOF offers a great shopping experience. You will definitely find what you are looking for with the help of lots of friendly staff. GALERIA KAUFHOF invites you to shop on three floors, with ladies fashion, young fashion and men’s collection on the first floor, home and house wares including textiles, curtains, bedding, electrical devices, kitchenware, crockery and cutlery can be found on the 2nd floor, and the 3rd floor is dedicated to kids and sports. On this floor you will find everything from games and toys as well as kid’s fashion, shoes and more

plus accessories for golfers and other sports. Stop by the family friendly restaurant to take a break and enjoy all the delicious foods, including delightful desserts and cakes. Everybody will find something to savor here! Another highlight is the Deli on the ground floor with a great wine and spirits selection, freshly baked bread, pastries and other delicacies ...mmmmmouthwatering. GALERIA KAUFHOF offers a great selection of lingerie, jewelry and watches and of course perfume and cosmetics, leaving you wanting for nothing! Part of the staff speaks English and will be able to help or point you in the right direction. The store has a help desk offering advice on VAT forms and other matters. GALERIA KAUFHOF accepts VAT forms, credit

cards, in-house alterations, a hairdresser, photo service, lockers, disabled facilities plus an ATM for your convenience. Enjoy shopping at Galeria Kaufhof Saarbrücken, Bahnhofstraße 82-100 in the main shopping street. Their upcoming Sunday shopping is on Sep. 29, 2013, from 1 to 6 p.m. and the Moonlight shopping takes place Dec. 14, 2013, 9.30 a.m. till midnight. GALERIA KAUFHOF also invites you to their charming wine market, September 25, till Oct. 5, 2013, which will definitely win you over. The Store is open Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. for your convenience. In-house parking is available. Get your ticket stamped with your purchase for even lower parking fees.

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Want to jam? Blues/Rock Musicians, for new local band. Harmonica, bass, keyboard, percussion, guitarists. Delta, Chicago, Rock and Acoustic too. Must know basics and be willing to jam. Weekly practice, monthly gigs. Call 0160660-6558 for more info.

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Tractor Ride with Farm Tour 2 pm and 3.30 pm: € 2 each Kindergarten and school tours of the farm during the week: For a minimum of 15 people (incl. 1 pumpkin/child): € 2.50 each

Teacher gets the tour and the pumpkin for FREE. Call 0 63 75-58 52 for appointment Adam-Mueller-Strasse 11, 66894 Gerhardsbrunn


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