TAKE NOTE


Road Closure in Kaiserslautern
Tomorrow until Sep. 9, the entrances and exits of the 11-friends traffic circle will be closed due to road construction. During the first phase of construction, the entrance and exit in direction Zollamtstrasse will be closed. Stores and the parking garage can be accessed via Trippstadter Strasse. During the second phase of construction, the entrance and exit Bremer Strasse will be closed. A detour via Betzenberg will be signposted.

Resilience Tactical Pause
The 86th Airlift Wing will conduct a Resilience Tactical Pause today. To allow maximum participation, several offices will be closed. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we take this pause to focus on Airmen and their well-being.

Legal Office closure
Ramstein’s legal office, Bldg. 2137, will be closed today, due to the wing resiliency day. Direct any questions to 480-5911/06371-47-5911.


East Gate closure
Ramstein’s East Gate will be closed Labor Day weekend (Sat-Mon). During this closure, the LVIS gate will conduct 24-hour operations.

KMCC parking lot striping
During September, the KMCC east side parking lot will be partially closed in two phases due to restriping increasing the space width.

Red game on Sunday
Polizei has declared this Sunday’s soccer game, 1.FC Kaiserslautern vs. SV Waldhof Mannheim as a RED GAME. This means there is high potential for violence. Personnel should avoid the downtown area, train station and stadium before, during, and after the game.

Road construction A62
Until Dec. 2019, Autobahn 62, between the on ramp Glan-Muenchweiler and Kusel exit, only one lane will be open due to extensive construction work for the renovation of the drainage.

Baumholder CIF closes
The Baumholder Central Issuing Facility will be closed Sep. 9-20 for their annual inventory. For details, call 531-7033 or 0611-143-531-7033.

New hours in Baumholder legal office
The Baumholder Client Services (Legal Assistance and Claims) has new operating hours. Mon, Tue and Wed, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Thu closed; Fri, 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 531-2445.

UTAP has moved
The Utility Tax Avoidance Program moved from Rhine Ordnance Barracks to Kleber Kaserne. UTAP can be found on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3245, Room 110. Hours of operation will be Mon to Fri from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact UTAP 541-9086/9091; 541-9086/9091.

Retire in Germany Briefing
The next Retire in Germany Briefing will be conducted on Sep. 6, 1 p.m., on Ramstein Air Base, Bldg. 2402, Room 3. If you wish to attend please contact the 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office at email: 86aw.rao@us.af.mil, or call 06371-47-5485, DSN 480-5486, to sign up.

Kaiserslautern drainage construction — road closures
Until mid-September, new rainwater drainage will be built in Parkstrasse and Tulpenstrasse by the Kaiserslautern urban drainage system. During the first phase, Parkstrasse will be completely closed for the first two weeks of construction. During the second phase, Tulpenstrasse will be completely closed in sections. Pedestrians are not affected by these measures. Residents will also be informed.

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) use over Ramstein Air Base
DOD guidance restricts the use of all commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) within DOD installation boundaries. If you observe a UAS being operated on Ramstein Air Base, please contact 86th Security Forces Squadron immediately at DSN 480-2050/2366. There is no recreational Drone/UAS/RPA use permitted on Ramstein AB at this time.

 

THE HOUSING HYPE

KMC Military Family Housing Residents
Thank you so much for caring for your landscape and supporting the mission. We have noticed your ownership and the spruce-up of your residence. We continue to work towards providing the tools you need to help you with the appearance you deserve by extending the life of housing assets and promoting quality of life.
Please continue to maintain your grass/flower beds in tip-top shape by seeding, mowing, watering and weeding your yards. Our housing staff is currently walking the housing areas and issuing citations as needed. If a citation is issued, you will have a week to correct identified write-ups. Please keep in mind that Self-Help Stores provide you with the tools and materials to maintain your lawns. You can visit the Self-Help Stores Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed on U.S., and German federal holidays.

Upcoming Office Closure
The KMC Housing Office and Furnishings Management Section will be closed on Aug. 30 due to a Wing Resilience Down Day and on Sep. 2 in observance of the holiday.
Point of contact is Mr. Esteban Abreu, Chief, Housing Facilities Section, at DSN 489-7108.