Take Note — Dec. 1, 2017

New office hours

Starting Monday, customer hours of the Furnishings Management Section will be as follows: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays.

Estate Claims

Anyone having claims on or obligations to the estate of Senior Airman Edward Hidbrader, assigned to the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, should contact the summary court officer, 2nd Lt. Austin Duncan at 480-3826 or 0160 94949906.

Office closures

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will close at 11:30 on Dec. 13 due to training.  Customer service hours will resume Dec. 14

Military Star card

To offer greater convenience to service members and their families and further strengthen funding of critical Quality-of-Life programs, the military exchanges’ Exchange Credit program will expand acceptance of the Military Star Card to all commissaries around the world, including the Vogelweh and Ramstein commissaries. The card will be accepted throughout the Defense Commissary Agency for all branches of service.

Free layaway at KMCC

Military members, families and retirees can get a head-start on holiday shopping with fee-free layaway from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. The Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items that are placed on layaway and paid for by Dec. 24, including toys and bikes. Purchases of $25 or more are eligible for the layaway plan. A deposit of 15 percent is required to hold items on layaway. Shoppers can visit customer service at the KMCC Exchange for complete program details and eligibility information.

Toys for tots drive

The Marines assigned to Wounded Warrior Battalion East at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center will host their annual Toys for Tots drive through Dec. 19 to collect new, unwrapped toys throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community.  Weapon-like toys or cash will not be accepted. The toys will be donated to military families through Army Community Services as well as needy families in the local community through the German Red Cross and Streetkidz International.  Toys can be dropped off in Toys for Tots boxes at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Mall on Ramstein, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center dining facility, USO Warrior Center on Landstuhl and Armstrong Club on Vogelweh until Dec. 19. Stop by and see the Marines at their Toys for Tots drive 8 to 11 p.m. Dec. 8. at the Armstrong Club’s karaoke night, or at 86th Maintenance Group “Rudolph the Red Nose Herc” event Dec. 14 for their staff and families.