Take Note — April 28,2017

Events for retirees

  The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office in conjunction with the KMC Retiree Council will be conducting a Retiree Spring 2017 Information Seminar 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein. The seminar will include briefings and question and answer sessions. If you plan to attend, register by contacting the RAO at 480-5486 or 06381-47-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil.

— The next Retiree Luncheon is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the KMCC Food Court Activity Room. To attend, sign up with the Retiree Activities Office by calling 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486, or email at 86aw.rao@us.af.mil

Office closures

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will be closed Monday and May 25 due to German legal holidays, and May 29 due to Memorial Day.

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Manage-ment Section will close at 11:30 a.m. May 10 due to training.

Joint combat dining-in

The KMC 5/6 will hold their annual Joint Combat Dining-In May 6 at the Pulaski Track. The event is open to KMC military personnel. The opening ceremony will be at 4 p.m.; in-processing will start at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for E1 to E4, $20 for E5 to E6, and $25 for E7 to E9 and officers. Tickets will be available for purchase at the KMCC from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Retiree appreciation

The 86th Dental Squadron will offer a retiree appreciation event for retired U.S. military members May 8 and 9. They will offer exams and cleanings. Limited operative care will also be available. To sign up, call 06371-46-2210.

KMC Passport Outreach Day

A Passport Outreach Day is scheduled 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 10 at Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein. Consular representatives will be on-site to accept tourist passport and consular report of birth-abroad applications and answer questions related to social security. On-site passport photo support will be available for $8. However, to minimize wait time, it is recommended to obtain passport photos prior to the event. And, in order to fully support this event, the Ramstein, Kaiserslautern and Baumholder Passport Offices will be closed May 10 and reopen on May 11.

To complete your applications, please use the checklists at:

Air Force personnel – http://www.ramstein.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/303618/passports-id-cards 

Army personnel – http://www.rp.army.mil/directorates/hr.htm (and click on “Passports”)

For more information, email 786fss.passports@us.af.mil (Ramstein); usarmy.rheinland-pfalz.imcom-europe.mbx.usag-r-p-passport@mail.mil (Kaisers-lautern); and usarmy.baumholder.id-europe.mbx.passport-and-id-office@mail.mil (Baumholder).

Volunteers needed

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

Blood drives

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

May 8: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Crossroads Community Center – Skating Rink/E-Street Café, Vogelweh.

May 10: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Brick House, Bldg. 150, Spangdahlem.

May 17: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Bldg. 3450, Ramstein.

May 23: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Heaton Auditorium, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

To make an appointment to donate, visit www.militarydonor.com. Click on “Donate Blood,” then click “Landstuhl, Germany” and find a drive near you. Walk-ins are welcome.

ASBP-Europe has openings for units to host blood drives May 9, 15, 16, 22 and 31. Gain unit cohesion, leadership skills and the satisfaction of helping others. For more information, contact Colleen Urban at 590-5958 or find it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ASBBCEUR.

Study for volunteers

Do you have foot or heel pain? Interested in a safe, innovative laser therapy treatment? Participants must be 18 to 65-years-old, eligible for care at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and have plantar fasciitis. For details contact a study team member at 590-4059 or o6371-9464-4059 or