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RAMSTEIN, GERMANY-- Veterinary Medical Center Europe veterinarians trained flight nurses and technicians of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron on treatment and management of military working dogs last week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. 
For many of us, a stressful aspect of moving to Europe is the transportation of our four-legged family members. I worried the entire flight to Germany about my dog and cat, but they were both eagerly awaiting us at baggage claim, no worse for the wear.
For those who love scooters, electric scooters will soon be legal on German roads, following the Budesrat's approval last week. The electric two-wheel vehicles will be allowed on roads and cycle lanes but forbidden on sidewalks.
Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
The American Forces Network (AFN) is increasing the protection of its television programming by requiring viewers to register decoders annually, instead of once every three years.
Venturing to new countries affords us the opportunity for new adventures and experiences. One of the best ways to experience a country is through its food. Well, that’s my favorite way to do it. With each season comes different ingredients indigenous to the land.
75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy
Through June 16 in Normandy, France
Attention all nature lovers and foodies: Want to learn more about foraging wild herbs and fruits? Level up your cooking skills by making cheesecake out of dandelion, which doesn’t get more local than this!
A busy schedule sometimes makes it difficult for anyone to find time to donate blood. Now imagine being the commander of the largest U.S. hospital in Europe. Amid meetings, patients and staff, it is something that could easily be ignored. This is not the case for Army Col.
Driving towards Trier tomorrow? Expect a detour! Coming from the Landstuhl direction towards Trier, the Hoernchenberg Tunnel on A62 will be shut down from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31. You can take the detour route starting on U7 to K60 to L363 to L470. Drive safe!
Beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, downtown Kaiserslautern will transform into a toe-tapping, swinging hot spot at the Swinging Lautern music festival.
Summer is coming to a close, fall is rushing in, which can only mean one thing; it’s festival time in Germany!
Germans hold festivals throughout the year, but it’s the fall season that really pulls out all the stops. And no state does it better than Bavaria.
Audition for the classic Richard O’Brien musical, “The Rocky Horror Show,” this upcoming Monday and Tuesday. The comical musical pays tribute to the science fiction and horror B-movies between 1930 and 1970.  If this is your calling or you’re thinking, “why not,” then go out and audition!
For 10 fabulous days, the Moselfest in Winningen (near Koblenz) is a festival of fun for the whole family.