Community Corner — July 27, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center

For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise.

MONDAY
German Culture Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

TUESDAY
Voter Registration: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., KMCC Food Court

WEDNESDAY
Base Intro: 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Enlisted Club
Reintegration: 9 to 9:30 a.m.
Pre-Deployment Briefing: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

THURSDAY
Reintegration: 9 to 9:30 a.m.
Key Spouse Initial Training: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Pre-Deployment Briefing: 9:30 to 10 a.m.


August 3
Key Leaders Immersion Briefing: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Child/Youth

For details and to register for KMC Youth Instructional Classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes” or call 06371-47-6444, Ramstein Youth Programs, or 0631-536-6504, Vogelweh Youth Programs.


Health Promotion

MONDAY
BOD POD walk-in: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.


TUESDAY
N/A

WEDNESDAY
N/A

THURSDAY
N/A

August 3
Tobacco Cessation: 8 a.m.


Family Advocacy 

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370 or register online at https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/9rm3mcns/

Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy Services: If you are 18 and over, and are in an abusive relationship, advocates are available to support you. Advocacy services are available 24/7. During duty hours an advocate can be reached at 06371-46-2370 and after hours at 0173-628-4624.  Advocates provide supportive services and can assist with safety planning, assessing for imminent harm, connecting with community resources and information on reporting options.


ASACS

Contact your school ASACS Counselor for more information. 

Adolescent Support And 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.


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.


Medical Group

Attention: TRICARE online is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, view the home care website, check lab results, contact the nurse advice line, get medication refills and more. To register or for more information, visit www.tricareonline.com.


SARC

For Emergency Victim Care during duty hours and after duty hours, call 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272. For administration questions on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program, call 480-5597 or 06371-47-5597.


Armstrong’s Club

Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-3406-3993 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.

Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Associ­ation: The KLSA Club gather every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Armstrong Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and social. All contracted, military, and civilian spouses welcome.


Jobs

The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is now conducting a community-wide search for a replacement for the current director who will be making a permanent change of station this summer.. This multi-cultural Choir is looking for an energetic and engaging American or international musical director to lead in English with high technical competence and musical professionalism. Applicants are asked to send their qualifications to contact@sing-rpic.de. The RPIC rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. in Kaiserslautern-Erzhuetten. More information about the Choir can be found on their website, www.sing-rpic.de

The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for an AWANA RE Program Coordinator Position, from 22 July  – 10 August 2018. The contractor shall provide all personnel, labor, materials, and transportation to provide non-personal service in support of the AWANA RE Program as located in the KMC. The contractor shall serve the administrative needs of the AWANA RE Program as related to by the Statement of Work (SOW). Documented evidence of the following is preferred but not required: possess a minimum of 2 years of leadership experience, preferably in management or administration, and be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English in order to perform all responsibilities outlined in the Statement of Work (SOW). Bidder is subject to criminal history background checks and must complete a Child Care National Agency Check and Inquiries and Installation Records Check. The Request for Proposal and bid package can be picked up from the North Chapel on weekdays between 0730 and 1630. Packages must be returned no later than 1200 on Friday, 10 August 2018. Interviews will take place between 0800 and 1600 on Wednesday, 15 August, in the North Chapel. The contract will be awarded based on best value to the Government. For more information please contact the Contracting Officer at 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148.


Army Community Service (ACS)

For more information, call ACS: 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.

Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth: 1st Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Take part in this interactive class! Bring a partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy, and hot and cold therapies. Class meets at Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 93812.

Commanders and Senior Leaders Training: 1st Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This training is a mandatory requirement within 45 days of assumption of command for all commanders and senior enlisted advisors (E7-E9). Receive information on the Family Advocacy Program, the Exceptional Family Member Program, the Army Substance Abuse Program and the Army Emergency Relief Program and how these programs can benefit Soldiers and their Families. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion. Class meets on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210. For more information, call ACS: 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.

Conversational German: Gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language! Two levels are offered: German Basics and Intermediate German. All course materials are provided free of charge. Classes run in 8-week semesters. Advance registration is required as these classes often fill up fast.

Dads 101: A Crash Course for New and Expecting Dads: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dads, this one is for you! This class includes topics such as: preparing for fatherhood, surviving the first few weeks, caring for your new baby, ways to keep your baby safe and more. Taught by an experienced dad and open to new and expecting dads. Locations vary.


Meetings

The state initiative “Welcome to Rheinland-Pfalz!” meets for its German-American Stammtisch at 6.30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Paradox restaurant in Ramstein-Miesenbach. The next meeting will be held at the Maxi restaurant, though. The Stammtisch aims at facilitating the local German-American exchange and provides a great opportunity for Americans and locals to meet and get to know each other. The meeting is family friendly. For more details, contact constance@atlantische-akademie.de or call 0631-3661017.

Ramstein Roadrunners will meet every third Tuesday of the month.  Social time begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts 7 p.m.  Meetings are held at Pizzeria Da Nino, Am Kiefernkopf 20, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/RamsteinRoadrunners/

Ramstein Toastmasters will meet every first, second and third Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Ramstein South Chapel, Bldg. 2403. Individuals who want to develop their public speaking skills, are welcome to visit the meetings free of charge. Participants can prepare for board interviews, promotional ceremonies or leadership roles. Public speaking skills or aspirations can be advanced and enhanced. For more information, visit ramstein.toastmastersclubs.org or www.facebook.com/ramsteintoastmasters.


Exhibitions / Tours

Guided tours of the Abbey Church in Otterberg, in German, will be offered the first Sunday of each month. Interested participants will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the main entrance of the church. The one-hour-long tour costs €3.

The Old Smithy in Otterberg, Kirchstrasse, will be open to the public at 4 p.m. every first Saturday of the month. Admission is free.

The museum in Otterberg, which is located in the tourist information office, Hauptstrasse 54, is open during 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, and 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

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