Community Corner, August 15, 2014

Airman & Family Readiness Center

» Ramstein Spouses Orientation (RSO): 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC
» First Duty Station Officer Financial Brief: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC
» USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC

» Reintegration Brief: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC
» Pre-Deployment Brief: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC

» Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E-Club
» EFMP Playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Community Center

» Transition GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC
» Single Parent Support Group: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC

Aug. 22
» Transition GPS Higher Education Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&FRC
» MFLC Lunch and Learn, “How to Handle Peer Pressure”: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC

For details or to sign up for a class, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 480-5100, or civilian at 06371-47-5100.Child/Youth
» Mark your calendars for fall registration.
Spaces are limited, so don’t delay. Register on-line at or call 06371-47-6444, Ramstein Youth Programs or 0631-536-6504, Vogelweh Youth Programs, for more information.

Ramstein Youth Center

Summer Camps Outline (ages 9 to 12)

Monday to Aug. 21
(NOTE: There will NOT be any camp Aug. 22 due to the Family Day).

9 a.m. to noon
» Goopy, Fizzy Science
» Soccer
» Patchwork Morning: Quilting
» Point, Click & Shoot: Digital Photography
» Digital Illustration
2 to 5 p.m.
» Go Girls Go
» Wet & Wild Water Fun
» Pack N Go Foods for Back to School
» Inking & Coloring
» Digital Scrapbooking

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
» Sticks & Stones Outdoor Adventure

For more information, call 06371-47-6444 or 480-6444.

Health and Wellness Center
Healthy Eating: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

DASH: 10 to 11 a.m.

Tobacco Cessation Class Part 1: noon to 1 p.m.
BOD POD Assessments: 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the Health and Wellness Center at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292 (HAWC).

Family Advocacy
» Expectant Parent Orientation (Monthly): Every first Tuesday of each month, 8 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098.
» Relax Already: Stress Management: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 9 at the HAWC. Stress is an everyday fact of life, and not all stress is considered destructive. How an individual responds to the stressor will determine the impact in their life. Learn to identify types of stress and signs and symptoms of being stressed out.
» Parenting of Tweens and Teens: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 4 to Oct. 2 at Ramstein Middle School. Learn how to turn the challenges of raising a tween/teen into opportunities for growth. Develop a positive and healthy relationship through improved communication.
To register for classes, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

Medical Group
» Self Initiated Care Kit, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class.

» Attention: TRICARE oline is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, home care website, check labs, nurse advice line, medication refills and more. Register today at

Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling Service is a comprehensive program providing prevention education, and counseling services to 11- to 19 year-old ID card holders in the military community. ASACS’s mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and military families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers Life Skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. We participate in supportive activities related to military life transitions as well as providing individual, group and family counseling services. ASACS counselors’ offices are located in Department of Defense schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families.

Contact your school ASACS Counselor for more information.

Military Family Life Consultants
MFLCs are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family including: reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/loss and deployment/reintegration.

For more information, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-5674-8179.

Part two of SAPR Annual Training will be the 3-hour small group discussion training that was offered in Part 1 in May. Everyone needs to complete Part 1 before Sept. 30. All military and GS civilians must attend a small group facilitator discussion with their trained facilitator and have UTM updated names in ADLS before Sept. 30. The SAPR office is open 24/7 and provides on-call response 365 days a year for the community. More than 80 trained and certified victim advocates are available.

For more information contact the SAPR office at 480-5597, or civilian at 06371-47-5597.