KMC Notices and Events – June 12, 2015


• The 86th Medical Group’s Ramstein Clinic will be closed on the following U.S. holidays and mandatory training days: today and Tuesday; July 3, 6, and 9
(7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Aug. 13 (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); and Sept. 10 all day. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, call Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687.

• The Outdoor Recreation Vehicle Resale lot will be closed for resurfacing today through June 21. ODR has stopped renting slots. All vehicles must be removed no later than 6 p.m. today. Vehicles remaining after 6 p.m. will be ticketed and towed. The lot will reopen on June 22 with the following price changes: $14 for seven days and $20 for 14 days.

Autobahn construction

• A construction site is now set up on Autobahn 6 between the Ramstein-Miesen-bach and Bruchmühlbach-Miesau exits (western direction). Construction will last for the next five months.

Phase 1: A new surface will be laid out and traffic in both directions will be restricted to two lanes.

Phase 2: All traffic will be detoured to the lanes leading east, but motorists will have two lanes in both directions.

All on-and-off ramps at intersection A6/A62 will remain open.

Volunteers for state fair needed

The Rheinland-Palatinate State Fair, a three-day event, is hosted each year in a different city within the state and consists of exhibits, musical performances, entertainment, capability demonstrations, typical food and beverages, and then culminates in a big parade on Sunday afternoon. Anyone who has free time during the weekend of June 26 to 28 and would like to be an active part of the Rheinland-Palatinate State Fair in Ramstein-Miesenbach could assist. Volunteers who would like to help out in their community, foster relationships with the German neighbors and meet people should register with the Ramstein-Miesen-bach union community administration. Visit, click on “Helfer-Meldebogen,” fill out the form (provided in German only) and email to Jo Felka at

VA benefits

In June and July, Veterans Affairs Overseas Military Service coordinators will be on Ramstein at the Airman and Family Readiness Center in Bldg. 2120, on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3205 and on Smith Barracks in Baumholder to meet with active-duty service members, veterans and family members to answer questions pertaining to VA benefits. For more information or to schedule a one-on-one appointment, email Aaramina Maynard at or Darrell Hobbs at

NATO jazz night

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, the Big Band of the Koblenz-based Army band and the Dixie Group of the Musique Militaire Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg will be on stage for a joint NATO jazz night beginning at 8 p.m. June 20 at the Kammgarn in Kaiserslautern. Net proceeds from the event go to the NATO Music Festival Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides support to families in need and to young musicians from the Kaiserslautern area. Tickets for the first NATO jazz night are available at

Access/parking permits

Residents of the city of Ramstein will need access and parking permits during the local state fair June 26 to 28. To request a permit, email or call the Ramstein-Miesenbach town hall at 06371-592-124.

Honor guard needs members

The Ramstein Honor Guard is in need of sharp E-1s to E-6s. Anybody interested should contact Tech. Sgt. Henry Lopez at 480-5980/5986 or join training from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays in Bldg. 2010 on Ramstein.

Extended hours

The Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility located on Pulaski Barracks is extending its hours of operation to better serve the community. The veterinary clinic will now be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The clinic will be closed on Fridays, federal holidays and occasionally at other times due to mission requirements such as end of month inventory. For more information,
contact the veterinary clinic at 493-4444/4505 or 0631-3406-4444/4505.

MPF adjusts hours

New hours of operation for the Ramstein Military Personnel Flight will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. All other hours of operation remain the same.

Sales in housing

Yard and garage sales in family housing are permitted on Saturdays only. Parking issues and disturbance of neighbors are reasons to terminate sales. Residents may not use signs to advertise sales anywhere within the KMC housing areas. For details, call Karen Carbon at 489-7108.

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.