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It is June and summer festival season has officially begun in Germany! Get outside and enjoy the sun, eat some great food, dance to some music, play some games and shop until you drop at one of these fantastic fests. Always check the event’s website before traveling.
Summer is almost here and it’s time to break out your best cosplay, medieval gear and pop culture knowledge for a month filled with conventions.
U.S. Army Garrison RP hosted a Month of the Military Child celebration on April 22.  The lively event took place at Pulaski Park in Kaiserslautern as a way of honoring the military children in the community.
Have you ever looked at the sky and noticed the different colors between the horizon and the zenith? Well, I hadn’t, until I spoke with artist and veteran Steven Givler. 
The University of Maryland Global Campus held its first in-person class for service members in Powidz, Poland in late May 2023. With the support of USAG Poland, UMGC has conducted its first of many onsite classes in Poland.
The Department of Defense will implement Overseas Cost-of-Living-Allowance decreases effective May 15 and Nov. 15, 2023, however, U.S. service members in the Kaiserslautern Military Community will not be impacted by the decrease this year.
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation dog obedience training classes are held every Saturday, rain, snow, or shine, at the Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation Motor Pool on Pulaski Barracks. Classes are for one hour, with time slots between 9 a.m.
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany - The 52nd Medical Group hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the new wing clinic opening April 21, 2023, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus partnered with US Girls Scouts Overseas to celebrate the April’s Month of the Military Child by offering two no-cost virtual and in-person workshops.
Rachael Balke has always been into writing. In the second grade, she wrote short stories about a character named “Nancy” such as “Nancy Goes Camping” and “Nancy’s First Day of School.” Unfortunately, Nancy’s stories didn’t survive a tornado, but Rachael’s love for reading and writing did.
As we inch closer to summer, we can spend more time outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. With Mother’s Day and Military Spouse Appreciation Day this month, you’ve got plenty of excuses to spend some extra money for one of these picks.
The weather is wonderful and it’s a great time to get outside and revel in your fandoms.
1st Cologne Fantasy Reading Festival: May 5- May 13 | Cologne: Enjoy panels with fantasy authors for two weeks.
SUITLAND, Md. – Andrews Federal Credit Union recently announced an addition to its Overseas Utility Relief Assistance program.
The Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) instructors and cadets of Kaiserslautern High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards," which is the highest rating attainable, during their evaluation in March.
Geeks, nerds and fans unite! A comic convention is coming to Baumholder. BAUMCON ‘23 will be held May 20 and 21 in the aptly named “Hall of Champions” at Baumholder. It will be two days of trivia, cosplay, board gaming, Klingon workshops, shopping and more. Best of all…it’s FREE!
If you are going to the U.S. for the summer, be sure to get your free National Parks Pass.
The National Parks Pass is an amazing benefit offered to our military members and now Veterans and Gold Star families have been extended the priviledge.