KMC Notices and Events – Dec. 4, 2014


• In an effort to better serve the beneficiaries of the 86th Medical Group, the following is a forecast of clinic closures due to U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: Thursday (MDG training Day, closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve); Dec. 25 (Christmas); and Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve). This forecast will be amended when applicable. As the clinic improves its processes, they welcome customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG practice manager at 479-2687 or

• The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office will be closed Dec. 21 to 31. The office will reopen for business Jan. 4.

• Due to the Christmas holiday, the U.S. Army Custom’s Offices on Ramstein and Kleber Kaserne will close at noon Dec. 24 and will be closed all of Dec. 25.


The parking lot between Bldg. 2015 and Bldg. 2214 on Ramstein will be closed through Dec. 18 for demolition lay down and mobilization. Motorists are asked to follow detours.

Lady of Guadalupe celebration

A celebration in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe is scheduled for 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at the chapel on Daenner Kaserne. The festivities will include prayer; the customary presentation of flowers; “Matachines,” dancers, for Our Lady; an English-language mass; and a potluck meal. A Spanish-language rosary beginning at 12:30 p.m. will precede the celebration. The celebration marks the most important Mexican feast day of the year. The entire KMC is welcome to participate. For more information or to volunteer, contact

“Home for the Holidays” program

KMC Lodging is offering authorized guests the chance to make Space Available reservations in advance for the upcoming holiday season. The goal of the “Home for the Holidays” program is to unite military families for a cheerful holiday season. Through Jan. 4, authorized guests have the opportunity to book reservations for up to 10 nights on a first-come, first-served basis, when space is available. For more information or to request a reservation, contact Ramstein’s Central Reservations Office by phone at 480-4920 or 06371-45-4920 or via email at You can also request reservations through the 86th Force Support Squadron website,, by hovering your mouse pointer over “Force Support” and then selecting “Book Your Reservations Here.”

AF hiring for non-rated positions

Are you interested in commissioning as an active-duty Air Force officer? The Air Force is currently hiring for non-rated positions. Basic qualifications include: civilian applicants only, U.S. citizen, 18 to 34 years old, high moral standards, physically fit, bachelor’s degree with 3.0 grade point average and qualifying AFOQT scores. Application submissions are due no later than Jan. 15. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Leslie Sybert at the Ramstein Recruiting Office by phone at 480-3430 or 06371-47-3430 or by email at

City employees read meters

Employees of Stadtwerke Kaiserslautern and Stadtwerke Ramstein-Miesenbach, the city works in charge of electricity, gas and water, are currently visiting customers to read their meters.

Every meter reader has a company badge customers can ask to see. If meter readers won’t be able to reach customers at home, they will leave a message. Customers are asked to read the meters themselves and give the numbers, as soon as possible, back to Stadtwerke. Customers of Stadtwerke Ramstein-Miesenbach can email their meter readings to or visit Customers of Stadt-werke Kaiserslautern should email their meter readings to, visit or call 0631-8001-1999. If customers don’t notify their city works, their consumption will be estimated.

Officials ask customers to remove all objects in front of the meters to make the reading as easy as possible.

Retirees’ updated information

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office has been receiving large amounts of email rejects from its retiree contact list. Retirees who changed their email address since they initially registered with RAO should email with updated information, or call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486.