The 86th Medical Group’s Ramstein Clinic will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 for mandatory training. Additionally, it will be closed May 25, June 11 and June 12. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, contact Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687.
The 86th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification office in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein will be closed April 24 for renovation and will re-open at 7:30 a.m. April 27. Restricted area badges will still be issued at Bldg. 2402 and the Installation Access Control System, ID and Common Access Card registration service is available at the Ramstein West Gate Visitor Control Center. For more information, call the 86th SFS Pass and ID Section at 480-5429 or 06371-47-5429.
Road construction will take place Monday through May 29 on Lawn Avenue on Ramstein near Bldg. 2128 with half lane closures. Roadwork includes replacement of underground heat lines between Bldgs. 2128 and 2158, which requires excavation on the edge of Lawn Avenue. Road restriction is one lane for the duration of the heat line replacement. Facility access will be maintained throughout the project through the use of steel plates over the heat line trench. Slight traffic delays in the immediate area may be expected; motorists should plan accordingly. Drivers should exercise extreme caution due to proximity of construction traffic, and for everyone’s safety, obey the traffic laws and regulations.
The Ramstein Air Force Association will sponsor “Dancing with the Stars,” a benefit gala, at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested competitors should contact Senior Airman Josiah Austin at 0160-9138-1564.
Dental volunteer program
The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assistant Volunteer Program on Monday. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday). This program is open to dependent ID cardholders with a high school diploma or equivalent.Participants will in-process through today. Applicants need to be dedicated, motivated and up to date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the mass briefing. Volunteers are full time from start date. For more information, call Master Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2096 or 06371-46-2096, or Tech. Sgt. Lynn Bradshaw at 479-2210 or 06371-46-2210.
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.
The Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility located on Pulaski Barracks is extending its hours of operation to better serve the community. Beginning May 11, the veterinary clinic will 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.
Sleep, pain research study
If you are 18 or older, a Landstuhl Regional Medical Center beneficiary and have had problems with pain and sleeping for three months or longer, you may be eligible to take part in a study using ear acupuncture for insomnia and pain. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For more information, call 590-4059/5641, 06371-9464-4059/5641 or 0174-375-6086, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com with updated information, or call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486.
Free USO concert
The USO will sponsor a free concert featuring country music star Trace Adkins on Monday. The concert will be held in Hangar 3, Bldg. 2310 on Ramstein. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. No tickets necessary, attendance is a first come, first serve. No outside alcohol, video or audio recording is permitted.
Military Child Festival
To celebrate the important role that military children play in the Armed Force’s community, 86th Force Support Squadron and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will sponsor the 7th Annual Month of the Military Child Festival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at Pulaski Park. The event is free and open to all DOD ID cardholders and their families. No glass or pets are permitted. For more information, visit www.kmcmomc.com.
Special events in KMC
Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor this year’s Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair June 26 to 28. Cities and union communities of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, charity organizations as well as military forces will participate in the fair to demonstrate who they are and what they have to offer. The event will include live music, dance performances, displays and a farmers market. Organizers are expecting more than 180,000 visitors.
Landstuhl will celebrate its Sickingen year with special exhibitions throughout 2015, and the castle event days will take place from May 7 to 10, featuring a medieval market and music performances.