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  • Memorial Day at Lorraine American Cemetery

    A Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the memory of the American war dead who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, is being held at 11 a.m. May 25 at the Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial in St. Avold, France. The ceremony includes a fly over by a C-130 aircraft, the playing of the French and American national hymns, prayers, and
  • KMC observes National Police Week

    KMC police units honor fallen comrades during National Police Week, May 11 to 17. During the week, it is customary that police departments around the U.S. observe a moment of silence in unison. Also, black bands are worn around badges to honor fallen policemen, usually all week. "The rest of the week traditionally consists of fundraising events for
  • American cemetery in France to commemorate Armed Forces Day

    In commemoration of Armed Forces Day, a memorial service will be held and Echo Taps played at 11 a.m. May 17 at the Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial here. The Lorraine American Cemetery is the largest European cemetery for World War II fallen comrades. More than 10,000 Airmen and Soldiers rest in this cemetery, which is located 84 kilometers
  • Road Trip, C-130 Style

    The 37th Airlift Squadron sent two C-130 Hercules, three crews, and 30 maintenance personnel back to the U.S. April 17 for a two-month training mission. While U.S. Air Forces in Europe airlift crews gain exceptional experience working in the European Command, African Command and Central Command theaters, they miss out on some unique training
  • A call for spectators: 800 Athletes to shine at Special Olympics

    People throughout Europe are encouraged to root for 800 German and American athletes at the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern's Special Olympics Spring Games May 6 at the German Police Academy in Enkenbach-Alsenborn. "With more than 30 schools represented throughout Germany, we have many athletes who will not be able to have their friends and
  • Club Seven Café to open soon

    The 435th Air Base Wing chaplain's office is set to open a coffee house for single and unaccompanied Airmen May 2 in dorm building 2414, rooms 279 and 280. The coffee house is called Club Seven Café, and is open 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The chaplain's office is currently searching for volunteers to operate the café.
  • New C-130J model to reduce KMC flying noise

    Ramstein is set to begin replacing C-130E models with the newer, quieter J models in 2009. With the noticeable difference of a six-bladed composite propeller coupled to a Rolls-Royce turboprop engine, the C-130J means less flight and ground noise in the KMC. According to Rainer Mueller, 435th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight chief, a
  • Coalition maintainers trade expertise to ensure GWOT success

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Lt. Col. Leonard Sipe is currently deployed from Ramstein's 38th Airlift Squadron to an air base in the Persian Gulf region as the 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Group deputy commander. While there, he has a unique opportunity to oversee an exchange program which brings Airmen from the Republic of Korea, Japan and United States
  • USAFE Airman to be presented award for service in Colombia

    Lt. Col. Cornelia Weiss, U.S. Air Forces in Europe directorate of plans, programs and analysis consortium beddown division, is the 2008 National Image Inc. Meritorious Service Award winner. The award, presented by the National Image Inc., recognizes Colonel Weiss for her promotion of human rights and the rule of law in Colombia, as the U.S.
  • 435th MDG commander inspires at Women's History Month observance

    Col. Angela Thompson wanted to inspire, encourage and enlighten those attending the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern's National Women's History Month observance March 28 at the Armstrong Community Club on Vogelweh Housing. She did just that for several of the Kaiserslautern Middle School Girls' Club who attended the event as a field trip. "One of