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Classes and training
The Kaiserslautern Transition Center periodically holds pre-separation briefings and quarterly pre-retirement briefings. These briefings are held at the Transition Center located on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3245, Room 6. The pre-separation briefings are held the first Tuesday of the month and should be attended between 60 and 90 days out from separation date. Any Soldier considering retiring should attend the Pre-Retirement briefing. Reservations are not necessary for the pre-separation briefing. For those wishing to attended the pre-retirement briefing or for more information, call 483-7071/7380 or 0631411-7071/7380.
The mandatory Army Traffic Safety Training Program Advanced Driver’s Course is designed to reaffirm and build on the principles taught in the Intermediate Driver’s Training Course. It also explores the consequences of decisions and the practice of personal risk assessment. Soldiers under 26 years old are required to complete the training, preferably within 12 to 18 months of completing the IDC. The course is held 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays in Bldg. 3107, Room 303, on Daenner Kaserne. A special class will be held 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 27 in Bldg. 1377 on Miesau Army Depot. To see a course schedule, visit

The Airman & Family Readiness Center will host a “Show Me The Money” class from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in Bldg. 2120 on Ramstein. This class is part of the “Marriage Mechanics” series and helps attendees understand that knowing how you feel about money can be more important than how much money you have.
Anger and stress management classes begin March 11. The four-week class meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Bldg. 2121, Room 313 (medical clinic). Call 479-2370 or
06371-46-2370 to sign up.

The Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a pre-separation briefing from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 3 in Bldg. 3245 on Kleber Kaserne. Soldiers are required to take this presentation at least 90 days prior to separating (not retiring) from the Army. To register, call 483-7071 or 0631-411-7071.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center offers a Heart Link Spouse Orientation from
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Ramstein Officers’ Club, Suite 4. Attendees learn about the base mission, use of acronyms, pay and entitlements and community resources. Call the A&FRC at 480-5100 for more information or to sign-up.
The Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a preretirement briefing from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 14 in Bldg. 3245 on Kleber Kaserne. At least once prior to retirement, Soldiers and their family members should attend this briefing. To register, call 483-7071 or 0631-3406-7071.

Employee Assistance Program-Substance Abuse Training for all Department of Army civilians takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. March 19 at the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This counts as one hour of the three-hour annual requirement for Department of Army civilians. This training will focus on substance abuse and sucide prevention. For details, call Heather Robinson at 486-1710 or e-mail

“1-2-3 Magic” Part 1 will be held from
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bldg. 2121 (medical clinic), Room 115. Learn effective discipline for children ages 2 to 12, and learn how to handle difficult behavior such as
whining, teasing and sibling rivalry. Call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or
06371-46-2370 to sign up.

“1-2-3 Magic” Part 2 will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 17 in Bldg. 2121 (medical clinic), Room 115. Come learn how to encourage your children to pick up after themselves, get up in the mornings, begin their homework and go to bed. Call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370 to sign up.

Join the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Library on Landstuhl at 11 a.m. Wednesday for a course in using Microsoft templates. Create a resume, a sign and any number or useful projects. For more information, call 486-7322 or 03671-86-7322 or visit

FMWR’s SKIESUnlimited offers a two part Babysitters’ Certification Class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 28. Participants will receive comprehensive training using 4H materials, CPR/First Aid certification from the Red Cross, membership in the babysitters’ referral service and much more. For more information or to sign up, contact Central Enrollment at 493-4516 or 0631-3406-4516.
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern is hosting the next Officer Candidate School board March 3 to 6 at the garrison’s conference room in Bldg. 2933 on Pulaski Barracks. Enrollment packets must be turned in on an appointment basis only by Sunday to the garrison’s directorate of human resources, Room 102 in Bldg. 2933 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information, visit or
e-mail Spc. Vicent Holtzman at

The ROB Army Education Center will administer the Automotive Service Excellence
Certification Examination May 12 to 14. Deadline for registration is at noon March 5. For more information or to register, call Nikol Handeland at 493-2593 0631-3406-2593.

The 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command’s Training Support Center-Kaisers-lautern has training resources and Department of Army photo capabilities and is located in Bldg. 3266 on Kleber Kaserne. Opening hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. For details, call 483-7311 or

Chapel news
The KMC chapter of the Military Council of Catholic Women (a Catholic women’s group) invites you to its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. March 2 at the Ramstein Northside Chapel Annex. The theme for this month’s meeting is “Ask a Priest Night.” We will begin with a rosary, followed by a potluck dinner.  All are welcome to attend. Child care will be provided. For more information, e-mail or call Davina Gill at 06374-805939.

The U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Chaplain’s Office is seeking two contracted employment positions for fiscal year 2009. Contract obligations for a nursery and watch coordinator and a religious education coordinator is from March 1 to Sept. 30. For more information, call the Chaplain’s Office at 493-4229 or 0631-3406-4229.
St. Alban’s Episcopal Congregation holds its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ramstein’s Northside Chapel. This event is open to everyone in the KMC. At this “Mardi Gras” meal, which represents the last feast before Lent, you can have all the pancakes you can eat. So, come on out and join us for good food and fellowship. Admission is free. For more information, contact Tonya Parham at 06375-5579.