Blood donors needed to maintain military’s blood supply

By appointment ONLY to maintain physical distancing measures.

  • Daily at Landstuhl Blood Donor Center
  • April 27-28 Ramstein Southside Fitness Center, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Blood donation is a Mission Essential activity and donors are needed more than ever, now by APPOINTMENT ONLY to maintain social distancing measures. All the blood donated to the Armed Services Blood Program stays within the Dept. of Defense, for forward-deployed military as well as patients at military hospitals throughout Europe. The ASBP – Europe accepts blood donations from military, civilians, retirees, and family members at the Blood Donor center on Landstuhl and during community blood drives scheduled at U.S. bases within Germany. Be the lifeline for the frontlines: find all Dept. of Defense blood drives in Europe and make an appointment TODAY at www.militarydonor.com, Sponsor Code: Europe

ASBP Europe is also looking for units to sponsor blood drives. To get started, contact Blood Donor Recruiter Stacy Sanning at DSN 590-4149 or usarmy.donateblood-europe@mail.mil.

COVID-19 updates for KMC

Personnel looking for updated information regarding coronavirus and changes to base facilities can visit www.ramstein.af.mil/COVID-19

Attention all retirees and surviving spouses

The 86 AW Retiree Activities Office (RAO) is closed until further notice. For urgent situations (until we re-open our doors) that would normally be addressed to the RAO, you can email jim.barrante@fcgh.net.

Community Strengths and Needs Assessment

If you want to see changes in your military community take a few minutes to complete the Community Strengths and Needs Assessment. It is an easy online survey open to Soldiers, civilians, and family members. The survey is designed to capture the qualitative “pulse” of community members’ feelings on quality of life, health, safety, and satisfaction within the environment of an Army installation. Let your voice be heard by going to: https://usaphcapps.amedd.army.mil/Survey/se.ashx?s=25113745218B31B9.

RAO Director needed

The Retiree Activities Office, a volunteer-based organization that supports retirees, active-duty members, and spouses throughout the KMC, has an immediate opening for a new director. The RAO functions as a liaison between the retiree population and the 86th AW commander. For more information about this position or how to volunteer, please contact the Acting Director at Jim.Barrante@gmail.com or Mobile 0160 454 0062.

Construction on A6

Due to construction, motorists traveling on A6 should anticipate delays between May 20-25. A6 toward Saarbrucken will be closed to traffic from May 20 at 10 p.m. – May 22 at 10 p.m. A6 direction Mannheim will closed to traffic from May 22 at 10 p.m. until May 25 at 5 a.m. Detour signs will be posted.