Housing Hype: Military family self-help stores

Now that spring is here, the KMC Housing Office would like to help you to take care of your apartment/town house as well as your yards. Items to help maintain yards and homes can be found at the Military Family Housing Self-Help Stores, located on both Ramstein and Vogelweh.  Outdoor lawn care tools can be signed out for a period of up to 24 hours.

Below is a list of items that commonly can be found in the MFH Self-Help Stores at Ramstein and Vogelweh. Please call 06371-463 95 20 or 0631-414 03 433 for a complete listing and availability.


Ramstein, Bldg. 859
Phone: 06371-463-9520

Vogelweh, Bldg. 1070
Phone: 0631-414-03 433


Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sat: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Closed on German/American Holidays


Q: Who is authorized to use the Self-Help Store?

A: Any military family housing residents living in Ramstein, Landstuhl or Vogelweh  housing areas.

Q: Will I have to pay for the materials that I receive from the Self-Help Store?

A: No. There are no charges to you or your family members for self-help/loaner items.

Please contact the KMC Housing Office at KMCHousing@us.af.mil or call DSN 489-7108 or COMM 0631-536-7108 for more information.


  • Deep Thatcher Child Safety Outlet Protectors
  • Lawn Fertilizer Stove Top Protection (Child Safety)
  • Weed Eaters All purpose safety latch
  • Edgers Door alarm
  • Leaf Blowers Curtain Hangers
  • Pressure Washers Ant Bait Stations
  • Water Hoses Shower Hose/Shower Heads
  • Light Bulbs
  • Picture Hooks