Health

86th MDS offers drug disposal

86th MDS offers drug disposal

Often when people are prescribed medications they end up with more than they need. Rather than letting them expire patients should dispose of them. But some people feel uneasy about using the FDA accepted methods of throwing medication in the garbage or pouring it down the drain, especially in an […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Drawing blood, saving lives

Drawing blood, saving lives

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker,
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
October 19, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 20, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY Children & Separation-Issues of Deployment: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY USA Jobs Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon A&FRC Key Spouse Refresher Training: 1 to 2 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Enlisted Club Accessing Higher Education Track: […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Flu vaccines available now

Flu vaccines available now

October 12, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 13, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center  MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Pre-Separation Teleconference (GSUs only): 9 to 11:30 a.m., A&FRC Key Spouse Monthly Luncheon & Training: 11:30 […]

October 12, 2017 ×
Midwives: Champions for all women from adolescence to menopause

Midwives: Champions for all women from adolescence to menopause

by Maj. Lisa Gonzales and Katherine Coughlin
Certified Nurse Midwives, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Midwifery has been mentioned since the very beginning in stories, on cave walls and in literature. After all, midwife means “with woman.” Nurse midwives have been practicing in the United States since the 1920s. You may think that midwives only support mothers giving birth in the home setting. But did […]

October 5, 2017 ×
Options available for reporting domestic abuse

Options available for reporting domestic abuse

by Ramstein Family Advocacy

Domestic abuse does not discriminate. People of all ages, race, gender, socioeconomic status and rank experience physical, emotional and sexual abuse by their intimate partners. Being in an abusive relationship can leave people feeling alone and afraid. The Department of Defense has established reporting options to help support victims of domestic abuse. These options are restricted and unrestricted reporting.

October 5, 2017 ×
Transition with TRICARE

Transition with TRICARE

Provided by TRICARE Communications

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.

October 5, 2017 ×
Flu vaccine community events scheduled for KMC

Flu vaccine community events scheduled for KMC

by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

The flu vaccine has arrived and will be offered to the Kaiserslautern Military Community at numerous events throughout the area. Patients may also receive the vaccine during scheduled appointments in their primary care clinics as well as the Immunization, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatric clinics.

October 5, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 6, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY Closed — Columbus Day TUESDAY Resume Writing: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC Managing Your Money: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base Intro: 7:30 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Enlisted Club Reintegration Briefing: 9 to 9:30 a.m., A&FRC Pre-Deployment Briefing: 9:30 to 10 a.m., […]

October 5, 2017 ×