Classes and training
The KMC American Red Cross hosts a Community CPR/AED/FA course from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m Aug. 22. The course costs $40 per person. CPR/AED certification is valid for one year. First aid is valid for three years. Contact the Ramstein office at
480-2171/5464 or for more information.

Conversational German Level 1, 2 and 3 classes start Aug. 24 and 25 at the Army Education Center, Room 1, Bldg. 285 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, and Level 1 and 2 also starts Aug. 24 at the Landstuhl Army Education Center, Bldg. 3701. Cost is €70 per student, cash only. Payment is due on the first day of class. For details, call the instructor, Viktoria Ehrhardt, at 0631072255.

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.

U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern’s Equal Opportunity Office hosts Prevention of Sexual Harassment Refresher Training from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday and Sept. 17 in the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. POSH Refresher Training is also available o line at For details, call the garrison’s Equal Employment Office at 493-4277 or 0631-3406-4277.

Employee Assistance Program-Substance Abuse Training is held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday for all Department of Army civilians and from 1 to 2 p.m. for supervisors. Training takes place at the Learning Center, Bldg. 3718 on Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This counts as one hour of the two-hour annual requirement for Department of Army civilians. For details, call Heather Robinson at 486-1710 or e-mail

SKIESUnlimited offers a six-week photography class for children ages 8 to 18. Learn photography from a professional photographer with 30 years experience. Classes take place from 5 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday for 8- to 12-year-olds and 6 to 7 p.m. for 13- to 18-year-olds. Classes cost $50 per session. For more information,
contact Central Enrollment 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122 or visit

The Family Advocacy Program will initiate a new class in August dealing with the issues of grief and loss. This one hour educational class will help individuals better understand the grief process and provides information for healthy grieving. Individuals will have the option to talk one-on-one with a military and family life consultant. For more information or to register, call 493-4228/4332 or 0631-3406 4228/4332.

The Kaiserslautern’s Army Career and Alumni Program Office hosts pre-
separation briefings from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday in Room 207,
Bldg. 3245 on Kleber Kaserne. These briefings are mandatory and provide the required paperwork for separation and retirement orders. Soldiers must attend a briefing no later than 90 days prior to separating from the Army. Retired Soldiers and their spouses are entitled to ACAP assistance for life. For more information or to make an appointment, call 483-7089 or 0631-411-7089.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Annual Training is mandatory for all Air Force AD, Guard and Reserve personnel and for any civilians who supervise these personnel. This training must be accomplished by Sept. 29. Training will be held at
8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 and Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at the Hercules Theater. If you are stationed at a GSU, contact our office directly at 480-7272.