KMC Notices and Events – March 17, 2017

Heroes, horses, hounds

Come learn about equine therapy and how service dogs support our military service members. This free retreat, presented by the TBI Clinic at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and Wounded Warrior Project, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rothenberghof in Kaiserslautern. The event is open to all government-ID cardholders ages 16 and older. For more information, call 01609-648-3088, email or visit

Blood drive

The Armed Services Blood Program-Europe will be conducting the following blood drives:

  • Monday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
  • March 27: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court
  • March 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court
  • April 3: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vogelweh Crossroads Community Center Skating Rink/E-Street Cafe
  • April 10: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
  • April 11: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, Bldg. 570, on Ramstein
  • April 12: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Bldg. 8105, Baumholder

To make an appointment to donate, visit Click on “Donate Blood,” then click “Landstuhl, Germany.” Walk-ins are welcome.

For more information, call 590-5958 or 06371-9464-5885, or find it on Facebook at

School registration

Ramstein schools are looking for volunteers to assist with the school year 2017/2018 re-registration activity Monday to March 24 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court on Ramstein. A maximum of four individuals per shift will be needed. Volunteers will perform a customer service function helping parents locate student registration forms and directing them to the appropriate school officials. To lock in a time slot, email with your preference. Military or civilian dress is acceptable.

Health symposium

In support of Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Brain Injury Clinic will sponsor a Warrior Brain Health Symposium for KMC officers and enlisted leaders from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the LRMC Learning Center, Bldg. 3718, room 108. The symposium is to promote education of traumatic brain injuries within the military community aimed at enhancing unit and mission effectiveness. For reservations by today, call Darlene Zeckser at 590-6688 or Keith Pudlowski at 590-5167.

Retiree luncheon

The next retiree luncheon will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community food court activity room. There will be an information presentation by Veterans Affairs. If you plan to attend, sign up by contacting the 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office at, 480-5486 or 06371-47-5487.

Program for military spouses

The FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship program is now accepting applications for the 2017 class. Applications are accepted online at through April 21. The fellowship program certifies military spouses to provide financial counseling and education within the military community and beyond. The FINRA Foundation covers the costs of the program coursework and testing for the self-study program. Upon successful completion of the program, FINRA Foundation fellows are awarded the Accredited Financial Counselor certification from The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. The program helps military spouses achieve career goals and aspirations and enhance job-related marketability, all while developing personal financial management skills.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers and support is needed for the Rheinland-Pfalz KMC Special Olympics May 19 at Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. For details, email or visit KMC Rheinland-Pfalz Facebook page.

Estate claims

Anyone having any claims on or obligations to the estate of Pfc. Kendaris Robinson of the 66th Transportation Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, should contact the summary court officer, 1st Lt. Kyle Hensley, at 493-2455.

New parking passes

Kaiserslautern established new parking zones. Residents with parking passes need to go to the Buergercenter in the Rathaus city hall to get a new parking pass for their area. The exchange of passes is free. For details, call 0631-365-2538.