Team Ramstein ORI about to kick off

Due to the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing Operational Readiness Inspection, please note the below services that will be limited. Please schedule your  appointments and routine business accordingly.
Also, traffic will be rerouted around the play area Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, however signs will be clearly posted showing detour routes to ensure minimal impact to normal base operations.
The following is a comprehensive list of impacted services from Sept. 22 to Oct. 7.

• Ramstein/Vogelweh Chapels: Minimum manning through the inspection, however there is always a chaplain available for real-world emergencies — contact Ramstein North Chapel at 480-6148 during normal duty hours and Command Post at 480-2121 after duty hours.

• Ramstein Legal Office: Emergency attorney legal assistance only. Notary and Power of Attorney Services will be available during normal operating hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 480-5911 for assistance.

• Public Affairs photo studio: The photo studio, Bldg. 2410, will have limited services for the duration of the inspection. Call the main Public Affairs office at 480-9196 if you require emergency assistance for an official studio appointment.

• Inspector General office: To ensure continued access, the IG office will temporarily relocate to Bldg. 527 for the duration of the inspection and can be reached at 480-6647 or

• Ramstein SARC: The SARC office will relocate to Ramstein South Chapel during the inspection.  Call 0170-247-1712 for assistance.  

• EO Satellite Office: closed during the ORI.  Please contact the main office at 489-8564, Building 2787, Kapaun.

• Ramstein Clinic: The entire 86th Medical Group will be closed Oct. 1. All other days, patients may experience delays in service.  

• Finance: The 86th Comptroller Squadron will be minimally manned during the ORI. There will be no cashier/disbursing services provided. Retirements, Separations, and Debt service will be handled on an emergency basis only. E-mail response times could be longer than 24 hours. For any emergency issues, have your Commander or First Sergeant call the 86 CPTS Command Section at 480-4566.

• Military Personnel Flight: Awards and decorations and Evaluations (with the exception of referral report turn-in to 1st Stop/Classifications) will be closed Monday through Friday. The ID cards section is open for walk-ins 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classifications and 1st Stop will be minimally manned and will open 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Outbound assignments, formal training, reenlistments and promotions will be minimally manned and will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Passports will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Child Development Center and School Age Programs: The CDC will have extended hours Sept. 22 to Oct. 7 from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekdays. Customers requiring extended childcare outside of these times are encouraged to utilize the extended duty care program. For more information, call the Family Child Care coordinators at 480-1181.

• 86th Communications Squadron: Computer Trouble Tickets — Kaiserslautern Military Community computer trouble ticket response will be limited to critical/high priority tickets only.

• 86th Communications Squadron: Post Office — Ramstein Official Mail service will be intermittent and the North Side Post Office Customer Service Window may close temporarily Sept. 23 to Oct 4. The North Side Post Office Finance section will be reduced to one window, increasing customer wait times up to approximately 20 minutes. The Parcel Pick-up window may also experience extended wait times.  We invite KMC members not involved in the ORI to volunteer and help at the parcel pick-up window.

• 86th Logistic Readiness Squadron: Inbound/Outbound Cargo & Receiving — will only be accepting MICAP/999/TP-1 and MRT cargo shipments from for the duration of the inspection. Contact Chief Master Sgt. Mary Brown-Garner at 480-2125. Passenger travel office — will only be ticketing customers for Emergency Leave and short notice TDYs/travel for the duration of the inspection. Individual Equipment Element and Individual Protective Equipment will be closed except for real-word deployers. Contact Master Sgt. Jennifer Stout at 480-2400. Personal Property Processing Offices:  the office will be open 0730-1500 daily for short-notice shipments only due to minimal manning and higher priority ORI operations. Direct questions to PPPO at 480-5509/2163.

• 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron: Vehicle Operations Control Center: Customers requiring transportation related support from these functions should anticipate delays due to higher priority ORI and real-world aircraft generating commitments from. For other emergency services, call the VOCC at 480-5961.

• Vehicle Maintenance/Fleet Management: Customers should anticipate delays and longer-than-normal wait times for fleet support and for  vehicles awaiting repair during either phase of the ORI POV Inspections: Customers requiring POV inspections should anticipate delays. Call 489-6400 or e-mail for questions. Driver Evaluation and Testing: USAREUR license tests will not be offered Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. Conversely, processing application services will be made available for all customers who successfully completed the USAREUR test prior to arrival at their previous assignment. For concerns e-mail

• 86th Security Forces Squadron: Pass and ID and Local National Screening will be closed during the ORI. Urgent/Emergency needs can be worked on a case-by-case basis.

• Flight Records: The 86th Operations Support Squadron HARM (Flight Records) will have limited manning during the ORE.  They will attempt to maintain the normal office hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m., but encourage customers to contact DSN 480-5664 or e-mail before visiting to verify someone will be present to help when you arrive.

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(Information provided by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs)