Classes and training

Army Community Service Classes meet at Bldg. 2925, Wing C, at Pulaski Barracks and reservations are required. Call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203 to register.

• Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Resumix; Thursdays, 9 a.m., Resumix; Thursdays, 10 a.m., Hugs Playgroup, held at Kids’ Zone • Monday, 11 a.m., Boot Camp for Dads • Tuesday, 9 a.m., Managing Your Assets • Tuesday, 6 p.m., C.A.U.S.E. (Autism Support Group) meeting at Vogelweh Elementary School Library • Wednesday, 9 a.m., Newcomers’ Orientation

The Family Member Flight will sponsor a Parenting Class Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and April 22 in the Ramstein South Chapel Interfaith Conference Room. The topic on Thursday will be “Deployment adjustments: How to keep your family connected.” On April 22, we will discuss “How to motivate your children.”

 Registration is not required; feel free to bring your lunch. For details, call 479-2370.
The 26-and-under Intermediate Driving classes are given at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the USAG-K’s In-processing Training Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. Dependents are welcome. For details, call 483-8805/6509.

Lt. Col. Raymond Staats will hold a community briefing about CCAF and the AU-ABC Programs at 2 p.m. April 22 in Ramstein’s Nightingale Theater. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 480-2032.


The spring Community College of the Air Force Graduation will be at 2 p.m. April 25 in the Ramstein Officers’ Club with Lt. Col. Raymond Staats, commandant for CCAF, as the guest speaker. There will be an education fair before and after the ceremony. The public is invited. For details, call 480-2032.

The Base Education Advisory Planning Committee will meet April 28. BEPAC’s purpose is to assist in planning and developing off-duty adult education programs for Air Force personnel in the community. BEPAC reviews facility issues, fiscal resources, media access, library access and customer service concerns dealing with education. Call Hiram Wood at 480-2032 with any potential agenda items.   
 
The Air Force Association− First Command Educational Foundation is offering the Air Force Excellence Scholarship. Active duty and Reserve/Air National Guard Air Force servicemembers, their spouses and dependent children (under age 23) may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll, full-time or part-time, in fall 2008 in an undergraduate or graduate program of studies leading to an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree at an accredited college or university. Applications must be received by the AFA no later than April 30. For more information, call the Ramstein Education Center at 480-2032.    

The Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a pre-transition briefing from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 5 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 Civilian Human Resources Agency – Europe hosts two pre-retirement planning briefings for Department of Army civilians in Kaiserslautern. Employees covered under the Federal Employees Retirement System can attend the brief May 14, and those who fall under the Civil Service Retirement System can attend on May 15.
For more information and to apply, visit http://cpolrhp.belvoir.army.mil/eur/index.htm.

The U.S. Army Europe Information Management directorate, 5th Signal Command and Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions, will host an Army Information Technology Contracting and Technology Exchange at the Patrick Henry Village Pavilion in Heidelberg, May 20 and 21. The event will offer information on contracts, information assurance, information technology acquisition and purchasing strategies, support, enterprise software and other IT topics via exhibits, demonstrations, panel discussions and guest speaker presentations. For details, call Michael Shinn at 370-7361 or e-mail michael.shinn@eur.army.mil.

Employee Assistance Program – Substance Abuse Training for all Department of Army civilians is from 10 to 11 a.m. May 22 at the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. For details and to sign up, call Heather Robinson at 486-6121. Interested participants can also call 486-1710 to leave a message
between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Civilian Human Resources Agency – Europe hosts a Workers Compensation Overview for Supervisors Training 1 to 4 p.m. May 30 in Pulaski Barracks Bldg. 2925, Wing C, Room 104. Applications and guidance to build a profile are available on www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/default.asp. The course number is #MB7AWCOKL.

The Kaiserslautern Transition Center hosts a pre-retirement briefing from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 30 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.

The Defense Information Systems Agency Europe is hosting a three-day Defense Information Systems Network Data Services Course at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, June 30 to July 2. The course is designed to give those who obtain, maintain, supply and use information systems and networks a functional understanding of DISA’s DISN data services and technology.

Course curriculum includes an overview of DISN data services, technology and transport; unclassified, classified and tactical networks; customer service and support; information security; network management; and future strategies for network evolution. There are no fees for the course other than temporary duty and per diem costs.

Course enrollment is limited to 80 students on a first-come, first served basis. Government or DISA contractor personnel interested in attending the course should register online at www.disa.mil/disn/disn_course08/registration.html. For details, call Master Sgt. Mark Moore or Herb Adkins at 434-5566 or 434-5835, or e-mail mark.moore@disa.mil.