Take Note — Oct. 13, 2017

Current off-limits list

U.S. Forces personnel are prohibited from entering establishments or conducting business with the below firms, individuals, and organizations, except as required by official business. U.S. Forces military members who violate this prohibition are subject to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Civilians are cautioned these establishments have been declared off-limits to members of the Armed Forces because the commander has determined they threaten the health, safety, morale or welfare of service members.

Axel Burghammer (Car Sales), Alex Müller Strasse 97, Kaiserslautern

Ramona Fröhlich (Day Care), Hebelstrasse 12, Katzweiler

Talip Gundogan (The Green Smile), Kämmererstrasse 69, Worms

Mohammand Koohi (Arya Club), Steinstrasse 56, Kaiserslautern

Lawrence Larson (Mojo Jojo’s, formerly Chuck’s Diner), Steinstrasse 24, Kaiserslautern

Gary MacNeil (Massage Business), Auf der Platte 48, Mackenbach

Edgar Mayer (Autohause Mayer and Gas Station), Kaiserstrasse 87, Bruchmühlbach

Brigitte Weinand (Day Care), Am Rathaus 4, Landstuhl

Steffen Wick (Investment Business), Auf Dem Riedel 21, Waldfischbach

Memorial ceremony

October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. One in four pregnancies end in a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. To show honor and support, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center would like to invite families who have, directly or indirectly, experienced a loss to participate in a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the LRMC Chapel to pay tribute to their baby’s life. For reservations and details, call LRMC Labor and Delivery at 06371-86-8208.

Birthday meal

The next Quarterly Birthday Meal will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Rheinland Dining Facility to honor meal card holders who celebrated birthdays from July to September. Each member is allowed to bring one guest. Eligible members will be able to sign up at the Rheinland Dining Facility, the Lindberg Hof Dining Facility, or the Flight Kitchen; however, the celebration will only take place at the Rheinland DFAC.

New Kaiserslautern app

Smart phone users will find a new free app in their app store called “Stadt Kaiserslautern” for Android and iOS, which the city of Kaiserslautern is offering. It replaces the former Kaiserslautern-App. It offers information on eGovernment services such as appointments in the Buergercenter, waiting times and open parking spots. There are also recreational ideas, sights, guided tours and cultural events listed. With audio guides, users can listen into information on specific sights.

Dental Appreciation Day

Army Retiree Dental Appreciation Day will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. All Army dental clinics within the KMC (Baumholder, Kleber, Landstuhl and Pulaski), will provide dental treatment to military retirees only (not to family members). Dental treatment will range from exam and cleanings to fillings, extractions and prosthetic needs for a select few. Call your specific Army dental clinic starting Oct. 4 to schedule an appointment. Prior to the scheduled dental appointment, each retiree must come to their respective dental clinic prior to Oct. 17 (between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.) to update their medical history and X-rays. The clinic phone numbers are: Baumholder: 06371-9464-1009 or 590-1009; LRMC: 06371-86-8136 or 486-8378; Pulaski: 06371-9464-1950 or 590-1950; Kleber: 06371-9464-2620 or 590-2620.

Retiree Appreciation Day

A Retiree Appreciation Day for retirees, retiree spouses, widows and widowers will take place Wednesday at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. There will be guest speakers, an information fair with representatives from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and passport office, and a raffle. Registrations will be at 8 a.m., the function will begin 9 a.m. For reservations by Oct. 10, email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil. A tour of a C-130 will be offered Oct. 19.

Retire in Germany

The next Retiree In Germany briefing will be conducted by the 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office at 1 p.m. Oct. 27 in Bldg. 2120, Room 105. In order to attend, sign up with the RAO by calling 480-5486, or 06371-47-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil. Spouses are encouraged to attend.

KMC Passport Outreach Day

A Passport Outreach Day will take place 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein.  Representatives will be on site to accept tourist passport and consular report of birth-abroad applications and to answer questions related to social security.  On-site passport photo support will be available for $8, but is recommended to obtain photos prior to the event to minimize the waiting time. The Ramstein, Kaiserslautern and Baumholder Passport Offices will be closed Thursday. To complete applications, use the checklists at www.ramstein.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/303618/passports-id-cards (Air Force personnel) or www.rp.army.mil/directorates/hr.htm and click on “Passports” (Army personnel). For details, email to your respective passport office on Ramstein: 786fss.passports@us.af.mil; in Kaiserslautern: usarmy.rheinland-pfalz.imcom-europe.mbx.usag-r-p-passport@mail.mil, or Baumholder: usarmy.baumholder.id-europe.mbx.passport-and-id-office@mail.mil

Green Dot training

Have you taken your annual Green Dot training? If not it is not too late to sign up. This annual training increases awareness and prevention of interpersonal violence, to include sexual assault, domestic and inter-personal violence, and suicide. We are providing additional training opportunities in order to spread the Green Dot creed and culture to the entire community. This year,

You have two choices for your training. If you completed the Green Dot training last year you only need to take the Green Dot Refresher training (about 1 hour). If you have never taken the Green Dot training, you need to take the Green Dot Initial training (about 1.5 hours). Civilian attire is authorized. The 86th Airlift Wing Violence Prevention Integrators want all active duty air Force members and full-time Air Force civilians and non-appropriated funds employees to get this important training completed sooner, rather than later. Sign up for your training now at the AF Green Dot SharePoint site, or call the Violence Prevention Integrators at 480-1422.

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