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  • Final goodbye

    Wow! That's what I say about all the accomplishments you, the members of the 52nd Fighter Wing, have achieved. From massive deployments, destroying our enemies, passing NATO evaluations, improving our base, being good neighbors, to taking care of our people, you have worked hard, sacrificed much and continued the legacy of success for this Wing!
  • Focus on Safety

    Fellow USAFE Airmen and Families, As I've been observing USAFE operations over the past month, I've been impressed with your dedication and selfless attitude. You are pushing hard to accomplish the mission and I truly appreciate it. What I have also observed is that we continue to have mishaps that post-event investigations tell us could have been
  • Why we are in Iraq

    We all had many different reasons for joining the military, but since Sept. 11, I know we all joined or re-enlisted knowing that we are at war with the terrorists. But, why are we still fighting in Iraq and putting our lives in jeopardy? To shed some light on this question, I want to provide some of my personal thoughts and avoid the politics of
  • Holiday season carries in hope

    What is it about this time of year that we tend to forget about the turmoil and challenges of just a few weeks ago in favor of optimism and, dare I say, hope? I'm not talking about the kind of hope that my 8-year old had regarding an Xbox finding it's way under our tree (it didn't) or the hope I have that my alma mater will be national football
  • Out and abouts

    Flea and antique markets in December A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market. A market takes place every Saturday in December at the Ramstein "Flohmarkthalle" flea market hall. Visit a flea market every Saturday in December in front of the Landstuhl Kaufland/Toom market. A flea market takes place
  • Out and abouts

    Flea and antique markets in December A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market. A market takes place every Saturday in December at the Ramstein "Flohmarkthalle" flea market hall. Visit a flea market every Saturday in December in front of the Landstuhl Kaufland/Toom market. A flea market takes place
  • Out and abouts for Nov. 16 - 22

    Local events A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market. A book and toy bazaar takes place from Nov. 17 at 2 - 5 p.m.at the Manderscheid Elementary School. For more information or to sell toys, books or CDs, call Petra Schmitz at 06572-2545 or Dagmar Krause at 06572-2511. Visit a Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Local children honor St. Martin

    Each November, local townspeople host a colorful torchlight procession in honor of St. Martin. "Sankt Martin ist ein guter Mann" (St. Martin is a good man) is only one of the many songs parents have been practicing with their children to prepare them for the procession. Who is the man celebrated for his goodness every year? According to legend, St.
  • Out and abouts for Nov. 2 - 8

    Local events A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market. Oktoberfest at Kloster Machern runs every weekend through Nov. 17. For more information, go to www.oktoberfest-klostermachern.de. Visit the exhibition "60 years police in Rhineland-Palatinate" at the Kurfuerstliches Palais in Trier until Nov.
  • Out and abouts for Oct. 26 - Nov. 1

    Local events A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market. Go out and enjoy Oktoberfest in the area. * The Wittlich fest in front of the Bungert store runs through Oct. 31 with a Halloween party. Fridays and Saturdays festivities start at 6 p.m. with music by "D'Bayrischen Hiatamadln, Bayrische Music
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