Take Note – September 5


The Baumholder Central Issue Facility will be closed for its required 100 percent annual inventory from Sept. 22 to 26.


EES/WAPS town hall

The 786th Force Support Squadron will host a town hall meeting to discuss recent changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted Airman Promotion System from 9 to 10 a.m. today in the Ramstein Community Center, Bldg. 412.


9/11 ceremony

A 9/11 ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday by the base flag pole next to Bldg. 2201 to dedicate a wreath and pay respects to all first responders who died on Sept. 11, 2001.


Munitions inventory

The 86th Munitions Squadron will conduct 100 percent inventory of the munitions stockpile Monday to Sept. 12. During this time, the munitions storage area will be closed to all account custodians; therefore, only emergency issue requests approved by the respective group commander may be submitted. For details, call 480-5725.


Diabetic eye exam day

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Optometry Clinic will conduct diabetic eye exams Wednesday. The clinic currently has 28 appointment slots for patients with diabetes. To schedule an appointment, call Central Appointment at 590-5762 or 06371-9464-5762. In an effort to help treat this often complex disease, the clinic is dedicating an entire day to the treatment and management relating to eye care for diabetics. Diabetes affects the whole body, including the eyes. If you have been living with diabetes for a long time, or were just recently diagnosed, take advantage of this day set aside just for you.


Consulate information night

The U.S. Consulate General is hosting their 2014 U.S. Citizens Information Night from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Consulate General in Frankfurt. The evening will be a fun, casual event intended to inform U.S. citizens about the services the Consulate has to offer, but also about the many German-American organizations and clubs in the area.


Dancers needed

The Ramstein Air Force Association, Chapter 507, will sponsor a “Dancing with the Stars” benefit gala at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested dance competitors should contact Chief Master Sgt. Robert Lovett at robert.lovett@us.af.mil or Sandra Johnson at sandra.johnson.5@us.af.mil by Wednesday. Training sessions will be Wednesdays in the Ramstein Community Center. Price for the black tie event is $30. Funds will support the Wounded Warrior Project.


Dental Assisting Volunteer Program

The Ramstein Dental Clinic will start the next American Red Cross Dental Assisting Volunteer Program Oct. 20. The course is full time for seven months (from 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays). This program is open to dependent ID cardholders with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must attend the mass briefing at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Ramstein Dental Clinic, Bldg. 301. Interviews will be conducted Oct. 1 and 2. Notification of selection will be announced Oct. 3. Participants will in-process Oct. 6 through 17. Applicants need to be dedicated, motivated and up to date on all immunizations. Further information, applications and interview slots will be given at the mass briefing.  Volunteers are full time
from start date. For more information, call Mater Sgt. Jessica McNabb at 479-2268 or 06371-46-2268.


Donate to CFC

Improve the quality of life of the KMC by donating to the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign by Dec. 15. Donations made to the Family Support and Youth Programs go directly to the installation to fund local programs. To donate, visit  www.cfcoverseas.org or contact your unit representative.


Airmen wanted

The Air Force Reserve needs motivated recruiters for the Recruit-the-Recruiter program, which is designed to identify Airmen who have prior active duty Air Force recruiting experience and have what it takes to support the mission of the Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service. There are many benefits to serving as a Reserve recruiter. While serving in Active-Guard-and-Reserve status, Air Force Reserve recruiters receive the same pay and entitlements as active-duty Airmen, including Tricare Prime and the opportunity to work toward an active-duty retirement. Those active-duty Airmen with prior recruiting experience interested in becoming a recruiter can contact Flight Chief Senior Master Sgt. Roger Haynes at 480-2326 or roger.haynes@us.af.mil.


Orientation tour

The USO will offer free orientation tours, “Welcome to Kaiserslautern,” Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Nov. 11 and Dec. 6. Newcomers will depart at 8 a.m. from the Vogelweh Bowling Center or  8:30 a.m. in front of the Ramstein Passenger Terminal, Bldg. 3333. Tour participants will receive a historical overview of Kaiserslautern, hear some local legends and receive practical tips from experienced guides. It is recommended to bring euros for lunch and shopping. The tour is free, but interested participants must sign up at one of the USO offices. Estimated return time is 4:10 p.m. on Ramstein and 4:30 p.m. on Vogelweh.


DOD surveys

The Department of Defense is conducting the 2014 Military Workplace Study, a department wide confidential and voluntary survey to assess work environments and personal experiences. The results will influence workplace policies, and results will go to the president of the United States. Surveys may also be done on personal computers.


Mammography services open

All beneficiaries are eligible for mammography services at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Services are available to active duty, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and all family members. There are currently no significant wait times for screening or diagnostic mammogram appointments, and patients can schedule a mammogram today without a referral from a primary care manager. To schedule an appointment, call the LRMC mammography scheduling line at 590-6331 or 06371-9464-6331. The American Cancer Society and the American College of Radiology recommend yearly mammograms beginning at age 40. LRMC will accept patients for self-referral screening mammograms even if they do not have an assigned primary care manager. Additionally, the mammography department will allow walk-ins from 8 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays for mammogram screenings. Learn more about mammograms from the National Cancer Institute at www.