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  • Taking an oath, paying it forward

    His coworkers described him in a few short words: positive, strong, and lively. Friends and family say Senior Airman Pascal Nyowatchon has a smile that’s contagious and a personality that fills a room.
  • Holiday Crime Prevention

    Christmas will be here in no time, and with that comes an increase in crime. To help prevent becoming a victim during the holiday season, the 569th United States Forces Police Squadron suggests these holiday safety tips to help prevent theft and break-ins.
  • Winter weather awareness

    Being informed before the winter weather hits is a good way to be prepared. Knowing where to find information such as road conditions (ROADCON), early release, late reporting and base and school closures can ensure members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community keep themselves out of the elements. Following are frequently asked questions with answers.
  • Customs shopping guide for the holidays

    Some people are just not good at buying the right gifts. While this is normally a matter of taste, people new to Europe should note that many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. import rules.
  • Take Command with TRICARE Changes: Enrollments Shifting from Fiscal to Calendar Year Starting in January 2018

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. “Changing from a fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to a calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans,” said Capt Nicholas Edvarchuk 86th Medical Group Tricare Operation and Patient Administration Flight Commander. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year. This includes retirees and their family members in TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRICARE Reserve Select and those in TRICARE Young Adult plans. This change is one of several changes that TRICARE is adopting in 2018.
  • West Gate to undergo construction Nov. 27

    Construction is scheduled to begin on the West Gate starting Nov. 27 and will continue until Dec. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., which may impede traffic through the gate between those times.
  • KMCC parking lot to reopen in September

    The 86th Civil Engineer Squadron is preparing the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center’s southwest parking lot for its final acceptance on Sept. 11, 2017.
  • Back to school: Making it the best year for students

    The start of the school year can be an exciting adventure for many students, but it can also be a time of high stress when they meet new people and reorganize their daily schedules.
  • Custom comfort: OSI hearing clear after dental visit

    Did you hear the one about the teeth? Read how dental Airmen helped the ears of OSI agents and saved the Air Force over $20,000 in one day.
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