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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.

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.

Tax time is here, and now is the perfect time to get your finances in order. The Airman & Family Readiness Center, in conjunction with Service Credit Union, offers a “Managing Your Money” class from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the A&FRC classroom. Call 480-5100 for more information or to reserve a seat.
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 Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a briefing on Career Status Bonus Wednesday in Bldg. 3245 on Kleber Kaserne. This class is for Soldiers who reach the 15-year mark and are eligible for a $30,000 bonus. 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. Feb. 20 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.

“1-2-3 Magic” Part 1 will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 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.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center offers its monthly Sponsorship Training Class from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Airman & Family Readiness Center classroom. Contact the A&FRC for class dates and to sign-up.

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

Learn to strip, maintain and rebuild a motorbike from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at a
fully-equipped location. During the next 15 weeks, a qualified and experienced mechanic will teach how to strip, maintain, upgrade and rebuild motorbikes. The course start date will be confirmed after enrollment. The course costs €100, payable in advance. For more information, call Tony Nelson at 017620-444926 or 606-258-1327.

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 0631-411-7490.

Employee Assistance Program-Substance Abuse Training for all Department of Army
civilians is 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 at 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 the impact of addiction on families. For details, call Heather Robinson at 486-1710 or e-mail

SKIESUnlimited offers individual flute lessons for children and teens. Sessions will be held Wednesdays at the Landstuhl Youth Center. Students can learn new techniques and control, as well as progressive studies and music. Recitals are held twice a year in the spring and fall. For class times and registration, call Central Enrollment at 493-4516 or 0631-3406-4516.

SKIESUnlimited offers classes on classic riding, dressage and vaulting for children and teens ages 4 to 18. Satisfaction is guaranteed with a money back policy on the first lesson. The stables are located just 15 minutes from Landstuhl. For more information or to enroll, contact Central Enrollment at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.

Chapel news

The KMC Catholic Service is accepting bids for the contract positions of Ramstein Catholic lifeteen music director and Catholic religious education coordinator. Music director duties include leading the choir and lifeteen band for the 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, special holidays and for other services as needed. Previous directing experience is preferred. The position of education coordinator encompasses the needs of children from preschool through fifth grade as well as sacramental preparations. The chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. Feb. 20. The Statement of Work for the position can be picked up at the North Chapel from Monday to Friday. For more details, call 480-5753.

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.