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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.
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.
The loud buzzing of alarm clocks and groans of school children will soon fill the early morning air in homes around the area, as most DODEA schools begin the 2018-2019 school year on Monday, Aug. 27.
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.
On Veterans Day, American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) sites throughout the world will be hosting ceremonies to honor our veterans and our fallen.
The new school year is around the corner. Here are resources to help you get ready for fall 2017. 
School supplies
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a day of remembrance and tribute to the contributions workers (laborers) have made and continue to make to the prosperity, well-being and strength of the United States.
If you're heading to or from the Spesbach and Hütschenhausen area tomorrow, be sure to give yourself a little exra time. Due to surface renewal, the Spesbach/Hütschenhausen on-ramp to  A62, direction Pirmasens, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 29.
Drivers and residents in Landstuhl and Weilerbach will need to add a few extra minutes and patience during their daily commutes. Two construction projects will cause portions of main thoroughfares to be closed for an extended period of time.
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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).
Editor's Note: This story was written by Ramstein Girl Scout Troop 443. It is being published with very minor edits. 
Are you new to the Kaiserslautern area? Family and MWR will be hosting a Community Expo March 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kazabra Club (Bldg. 2057) on Vogelweh.
Ready to get down and dirty? Take your fitness to a whole new muddy level at the 5th annual Grafenwoehr Rugged Terrain Obstacle Run on Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Whether you compete as an individual or a 4- or 10-person team, this event is definitely not for the faint of heart.
Sold out nearly every year, Gamescom is an annual clash of the computer/video game industry and private consumers. Dating back to 2009, Gamescom is the world’s largest gaming event and one of the few video game conventions that invites the public to join in the festivities. From Aug.
The Ramstein Bowling Center will be back in business beginning Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. To celebrate, we're giving away free cupcakes and free bowling all weekend! Bowling shoes are not included, and the limit is two games per person. The new hours of operation are Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.