KMC Notices and Events – Sept. 11, 2015


• 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: Oct. 8 (MDG training day);
Oct. 15 (Columbus Day); Nov. 11 (Veterans Day); Nov. 12 (MDG training day, closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.); Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving); Nov. 27 (Family Day); Dec. 10 (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 KMC Housing Office and the Furnishings Management Office will be closed Sept. 18 for an office function.

• The KMC Housing Office will close at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 and the Furnishings Management Office will be closed Sept. 24 all day due to training.

• The exit for Pirmasens (A62) coming from A6 heading toward Saarbruecken will be closed until Wednesday. To reach Landstuhl Regional Medical Center from A6 there are two options:

First option: Take the Landstuhl Ost exit (exit 13) to downtown Landstuhl. From downtown Landstuhl on the main street, Kaiserstrasse, follow the white signs for U.S. Hospital and other signs for Bann, Mittelbrunn and Burg Nanstein. The U.S. Hospital signs will guide motorists toward signs for Gate 3 and Dr. Hitzelberger Strasse.

Second option: Take the A62 exit toward Trier, then take the first exit, Huetschenhausen, and get back on A62 in the other direction toward Pirmasens.

Coming from Ramstein Air Base, motorists can take the back road toward Huetschenhausen and get on A62 in the direction for Pirmasens.

9/11 remembrance ceremony

A 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at the 86th Airlift Wing headquarters’ flagpoles. The ceremony will consist of a retreat and a wreath-laying ceremony. Attire is uniform of the day.

Blood drive at KMCC

The Convoy Warrior Association and the Armed Services Blood Program will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the KMCC food court. This is a great opportunity for service members, family members, retirees and Department of Defense civilians to donate blood that goes directly back to the community. For details or to schedule an appointment, email or

POW/MIA recognition week

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing will host National POW/MIA Recognition Week Monday to Sept 18. Team Ramstein members will be given the opportunity to run a 5K memorial run, hear guest speaker Dr. Joseph Milligan’s stories of extraordinary determination during the luncheon and reflect on and remember our nation’s POW/MIAs during a wreath-laying ceremony. For details on the 5K run, email For details on the luncheon, email For details on the wreath ceremony, email

Bazaar volunteers needed

The 86th Force Support Squadron will sponsor its 51st Ramstein Bazaar Thursday to
Sept. 20 in hangars 1 and 2 on Ramstein. Volunteers are needed for working hangar set-up in hospitality or finance. Descriptions for each time slot are detailed on the sign-up pages. To volunteer, go to and click on “Volunteer Today!” There are also opportunities to make donations of prepared food items. For assistance, contact the staffing coordinator at

Retiring in Germany

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office will offer a Retiring in Germany briefing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Bldg. 2120, Room 102. To sign up for the briefing, contact RAO at 480-5486, or email

Girl Scouts host pool party

The Kaiserslautern/Vogelweh Girl Scouts will be hosting a pool party from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. This function is to provide the KMC with all of the amazing opportunities available through Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts will offer registration for all interested girl and parent volunteers. Cost is $5 per person and free for anyone who registers at the event.