Take Note — June 30, 2017

Retire in Germany briefing

The Next Retire In Germany Briefing will be conducted 1 to 3 p.m. July 28 in Bldg. 2120, room 105, on Ramstein. The 86 AW Retiree Activities Office, Customs Office, TRICARE and the VA, will be briefing. To register for the briefing contact the RAO at 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486, or email at 86aw.roa@us.af.mil

Housing office closed

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Manage-ment Section will be closed Tues-day in observation of the holiday. Customer service hours will resume Wednesday.

Blood drive

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

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8 at the KMCC food court, Ramstein

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10 at the Crossroads Community Center – Skating

Rink/E-Street Café, Vogelweh

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12 at The Brick House, Spangdahlem

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 18 at the KMCC food court, Ramstein

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at the KMCC food court, Ramstein

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 31 at the LRMC Heaton Auditorium

1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Bldg 8105, Baumholder

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 can hold host bloods any day. Units that have large events and would like to host a blood drive, should contact Colleen Urban at 590-5958 or find it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ASBBCEUR.

ASIST training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training will be offered 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 at the Ramstein High School, Bldg. 900. ASIST is for everyone 16 years old and up, who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid, regardless of prior experience. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community. Space is limited.

German-American fest

Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor a German-American friend-ship fest July 7 to 9. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch ‘n’ Go will open the fest at 6 p.m. July 7 to be followed by the band Impact at 9 p.m. On July 8, the country duo Lotti & Jake will start at 3 p.m. to be followed by the band Skyfall at 6 p.m. and the party band Habachtaler at 9 p.m. A family fest with music, children’s activities, bull riding and a display of vehicles by the Ramstein Fire Department will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 9.

Benefit cards for
service members

Through Aug. 9, service members can present their orders to the Kaiserlautern Military Com-munity Center Exchange customer service desk and receive an Operation PCS Benefit Card. The card entitles service members to 5 percent off qualifying purchases of $100 or more when they use their MILITARY STAR card in Exchange stores or at www.shopmyexchange.com. Benefit cards are valid for 90 days from issuance date. To apply for a MILITARY STAR card, authorized shoppers can visit www.MyECP.com.

No biking in park

Kaiserslautern city officials remind bicyclists not to ride their bikes through Stadtpark in Kaiserslautern. The park in Pirmasenser Strasse is a place to relax, especially for senior citizens, who are limited in their mobility and do not feel safe when fast bikers pass them.