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  • Train takes passengers to Paris in 2.5 hours

    The German railway company, Deutsche Bahn, offers a new train connection going to Paris starting Sunday. The joint venture project includes the German ICE train and the French TGV train. The TGV travels the southern route and can be boarded in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Strasbourg, France. The ICE starts its tour on the north route in Frankfurt and
  • A Woman Worth Watching

    When Master Sgt. Chereé Lewis inspects the Airmen in Airman Leadership School, she has high expectations. They need to look sharp, be sharp and walk away from her five-week class ready to be leaders. "Our big thing here is teamwork," said Sergeant Lewis, Airman Leadership School flight commander. "I want people who work together from beginning to
  • Skaters must observe safety regulations

    Did you see Tony Hawk rip the 360 nose-ollie off the grind wall? Whoa dude. Awesome! The approaching summer weather means people will start riding their skateboards more, and it's important to keep safety in mind. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 104,000 persons with skateboard related injuries were treated in hospital

    There was no better justification for the upgrades than the sight of 25 patients, gaming, eating, and laughing late into the night, said Katie Niebes. She could tell, that first night, that the renovation was a success. Mrs. Niebes, Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility USO manager, along with Gen. Tom Hobbins, U. S. Air Forces in Europe
  • 101 critical days of summer begins

    It's Memorial Day weekend and that means people will be hitting the road to travel. This also means the 101 Critical Days of Summer are upon us, and it's time, again, to pay particular attention to safety. Vehicle safety is a familiar theme. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death, and their wicked predilection for the young is daunting.
  • 0-0-1-3 campaign comes to KMC

    Over the past four weeks, the front page of the KA has published an intriguing "0-0-1-3" slogan. This slogan is a part of a new campaign promoting a responsible drinking culture throughout the KMC. This campaign fits in with the idea of "work hard - play smart." The 0-0-1-3 slogan is memorable in comparison to other "message only" responsible
  • 435th ABW celebrates birthday, history

    The 435th Air Base Wing is a long way from home and its humble beginnings as it celebrates its 58th birthday this year. The Air Force special order first established the 435th Troop Carrier Wing May 10, 1949, in Miami. It was the result of a chain of events after World War II when the military was in full-scale demobilization: between August 1945
  • Day of the Athletes: Garrison hosts Special Olympics

    It was a lot of firsts for Taylor McDaniels at the Special Olympics Spring Games 2007 held May 2 at the German Police Academy here. This was the first Special Olympics for the Patrick Henry Elementary fifth grader, and she took first place in her first event - the 50-meter unassisted race. "I'm very happy to win because if you deserve something,
  • MAKING HISTORY: Croatia AF crew touches down at Ramstein

    Marking a first in Croatian Air Force history, nine crewmembers along with their AN-32B aircraft touched down on Ramstein April 13 for a five-day visit to test their tactical control and navigation procedures prior to flying support missions in Afghanistan. While here, they met with NATO and the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Operations Division to
  • KMC personnel to see increase in utility

    Beginning in May, KMC personnel will see a significant increase in their utility allowance. The annual Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Move in Expenses survey for uniformed U.S. servicemembers was conducted from Feb. 1 to March 15 in Germany. The information provided on that survey was used to update Overseas Housing Allowance