Community News

Stars and Stripes wants to see your tattoos! We are seeking tattoo models located in Germany for our upcoming Tattoo Armed Forces magazine. All body types, genders, and military branch or affiliation welcome and encouraged. No modeling experience needed.
If you are local to the KMC in Germany and looking for a great new place to eat, shake your tail feather down to Benji’s Birdhouse. Located next to the train stop in downtown Ramstein, this restaurant can be easily accessed by public transportation or car.
The sun is out, the days are hot and the nights are even hotter! Germany takes full advantage of all the light and warmth of the season with an events calendar bursting with activities for young and old, the sports-inclined and those who’d rather just kick back and be entertained.
For those in Germany, one of spring's favorite activities is back: culinary wine walks. This weekend, May 21 and 22, 2022, the town of Wolfstein will be hosting "Weinwanderung Wolfstein." This culinary wine walk includes food, drinks, music and enjoying the great outdoors.
In Germany, April 30 is Hexennacht or witches night, which is the “trick” part of our Halloween's trick-or-treat. Traditionally, German youth make a joke out of making things disappear and wreaking havoc on this night.
Spring continues to pick up pace throughout Germany. As the snow melts from the mountain peaks, flowers burst into glorious blossoms and the first of the crops are brought to the table, the list of fun and exciting things to do in our free time grows ever longer.
The American Battle Monuments Commission hosts a special tradition at the American cemeteries for Memorial Day. An American flag and a host-nation flag are placed in front of every headstone.
As the days grow longer and the warming power of the sun coaxes growing things to burst into bud, it’s only natural to want to get outside and experience nature’s greatest show first-hand. Leaves of green and vibrant pastel blooms delight the eyes.
AFN Go, the new streaming audio service of the American Forces Network is now available. The service delivers the best AFN music, news, talk radio programming and local information to internet-connected computers or to Apple or Android mobile devices via the AFN Go application.
As chances for a social life outside our own four walls continue to expand, we can rejoice over an ever-growing number of festivals gathered around an activity all ages can enjoy: feasting on tasty street foods, gourmet products or seasonal specialties.
Spring has sprung, and with the nicer weather comes more hopeful times. While it’s still too soon to declare things back to normal, a steadily growing list of planned events is just as welcome as flowers after the rain.
High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to be putting together our annual Grad Tab once again. We'll be highlighting information on all of the DoDEA Europe high schools and their graduating classes.
Longing for those longer and sunnier days? Get ready to spring forward and set your clocks one hour ahead on Sunday, March 27 during daylight saving time. Though chilly weather still lingers in the air, we’re one step closer to spring weather!