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With chocolates and pre-packaged cartoon cards filling the shelves of local exchanges and commissaries, it’s hard to miss the signs that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here are 10 fun facts about this Hallmark holiday of love.
Often military families are so preoccupied with the logistics of PCSing, that the academic needs of the child gets overlooked. Here are a few quick tips to help your child have a smooth take-off from their current school, and a soft landing in his/her new school.
Beginning Thursday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 16, the flight line on Ramstein Air Base becomes a paradise for shoppers. During these four days, the massive hangars house more than 130 merchandise vendors — including several new ones — from all over the world.
Here it is!! The big day. You may be really excited about this or really nervous. Just remember – there is a whole group of new people, not just you, so you don’t need to feel like they are all staring at you.
Overseas citizen voters face a specific set of voting challenges, but we provide information and resources so you can successfully vote absentee.
The following businesses will be closed for inventory on these dates:
RAMSTEIN – According to the University of Southern Indiana, the amount of paper thrown away in the United States every year is equivalent to about 1 billion trees. Much of this waste is from paper receipts.
Ramstein – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is inviting children ages 2 and up to flex their creative muscles during a Play-Doh Kitchen Creations event at the KMCC Exchange on April 8.
Ramstein  – At the KMC Exchange, military shoppers are always number one. That’s why Exchange managers want to meet them and listen to their questions, comments and concerns.
RAMSTEIN – For 17 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program has been a cornerstone of military life.
The American Forces Network (AFN) is improving services later this summer by transitioning its broadcast signal from analog, standard definition, to digital, high definition (HD).
RAMSTEIN BASE – While Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping privileges are only open to Soldiers, Airmen and their families, anyone can dine in KMC Exchange restaurants or pick up grab-and-go fare from Express locations.
While most of our friends and loved ones back in the States grumbled their way through the spring time change on March 12, those of us in Europe were able to procrastinate just a little longer. That changes this weekend.
Editor's Note: This story was written by Ramstein Girl Scout Troop 443. It is being published with very minor edits. 
RAMSTEIN  – According to a Government Accountability Office study, more than 60 percent of taxpayers are likely to file their taxes incorrectly this year.
RAMSTEIN AB – After an extended technical challenge, cash back at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has returned.
Shoppers using a debit card at the KMCC Exchange can get cash back in increments of $10, $20 or $50. Cash back options at the Express, include $5, $10 or $20.