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Baumholder Community Information Brief (CIB)

August 25, 2010


Volunteer of the Month 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Mrs. Erica McCullagh

3-4 IN

• Mrs. Angie Hoffman

2-18 IN

• Mrs. Rebekah Baker

4-70 AR

• Mrs. Daniela Jensen

1-84 FA

• Mrs. Laura Habish

40 EN

• Mr. Natty Vargas

24th BSB

170th IBCT FRSA , 485-7641


BMC Volunteers of the Month Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• CYSS Sports & Fitness Program Category Todd Mills • MWR

Faye Fox Jonathan Fox Katya Fladeboe • Private Organization SGT William Ruzicka - Red Cross

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


ACS Highlights Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Discover Rudesheim – Fri, Sep 3, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Meet at ACS

• AFTB Level III – Tue, Wed, Sep 7 – 9, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

• Credit & Debit Management – Wed, Sep 15, 2 – 4 p.m.

• Discover Baumholder Tour – Thurs, Sep 16, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Meet at ACS

• AFTB IV – Tue, Wed, Sep 28 – 30, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family Advocacy Program Highlights Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Newborn Network – Wed, Sep 1 & 15, 5 – 6 p.m. Fri, Sep 3 & 17, 10 – 11 a.m. All sessions held at ACS

• Bringing Baby Home – Tue, Sep 7, 1 – 2:30 p.m., ACS

• Parent & Tot Playgroups – Every Mon, Wed & Fri, 10 – 11:30 a.m. & 3 – 4:30 p.m., Wiggles & Giggles Playroom, BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Get a Grip! Managing Anger & Frustration – Wed, Sep 8, 1 – 3 p.m., ACS

• Love Languages ‒ Thurs, Sep 16, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m., ACS Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Coupons and Coffee Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• New Program Offered through Financial Readiness – Free – Have a cup of coffee, make friends and learn how to save money using coupons overseas

• At the Wiggles & Giggles Conf. Room BLDG 8884 in Wetzel • Sept 8 at 9 a.m. – Attendees will have an opportunity to win coupon books and collect coupons for groceries and other household items – This event is child friendly

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Part-Day Preschool Programs Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Begins Sep 13 & follows school calendar • Price based on income • All programs are 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

• Wetzel CDC Programs –Tue & Thurs – Two Day Preschool – Mon, Wed & Fri –Three Day Preschool

• Smith CDC Programs –Tue & Thurs – Two Day Preschool – Mon, Wed & Fri – Three Day Preschool –Tue & Thurs – Two Day Toddler (age 2) – Mon, Wed & Fri – Three Day Toddler (age 2) Parent Central Services, 485-7133


Pre-Kindergarten Program Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Begins Sep 13 & follows school calendar

Price based on income

Mon – Fri from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Smith Annex BLDG 8046 on Smith Barracks

Enroll at Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743, 485-7003

School Age Center, 485-7475


SKIESUnlimited Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Current Classes • • • •

Tae Kwon Do Gymnastics and Tumbling Keyboard, Piano, Guitar Kinder Music

• SKIES Instructors Needed

• Registration & enrollment contact, Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743

Parent Central Services, 485-6641


SKIESUnlimited Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

New Fall Ballet Program • Beginning Ballet for ages 6 – 10 – Mon or Wed, 3 – 4 p.m.

• Intermediate Ballet for ages 10 – 18 – Mon and Wed, 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

• For registration/enrollment contact Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743,485-7003

Parent Central Services, 485-6641


Parents Night Out Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Ages 6 wks – 12 yrs

Fri, Sep 10 & Oct 1

6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at Smith CDC, BLDG 8099

• Reserve/pay two weeks in advance at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743

• Cost: $16 non-deployed or $8 if deployed – May use Army Family Covenant respite hours

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Saturday Child Care Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Ages 6 wks – 12 yrs • Sat, Sep 25 & Oct 16 • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Smith CDC, BLDG 8099 • Reserve/pay two weeks in advance at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743 • Cost: $32 non-deployed or $16 if deployed – May use Army Family Covenant respite hours

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Middle School Teen (1 of 5) Grades 7-12 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• School Hours (begin August 30th) – Mon – Thurs , 3 – 8 p.m. – Fri , 3 – 10 p.m. – Sat, 2 – 8 p.m.

• Closed Federal Holidays • Teen Center is located in Wetzel Housing, BLDG 8875

CYSS Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Middle School Teen (2 of 5) Grades 7-12 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Educational Programs offered free of charge:

• Money Matters (New Program) – Sep 13 – Nov. 1, 4 – 5 p.m. – Register at the Teen Center before the first class – Assists youth in money handling and saving

• Power Hour offered 3 – 6 p.m. daily – Designed by the Boys and Girls Club of America – Homework program

• Computer Programs begin at 4 p.m. – – – – –

Mon: Internet Safety and Security Tue: Gamer Club Wed: Website production Thurs: Robotics Fri: Photo Tech

CYSS Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Middle School Teen (3 of 5) Grades 7-12 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Free Sports Programs

• • • • •

Teen Basketball Clinics in Birkenfeld Sep 15 – Dec 15, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Lacrosse practice Thurs, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Flag Football Thurs, 4 – 5 p.m. Baseball Skills Tue, 4 – 5 p.m. Pool Tournament on Wed, Sep 15, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

• Baumholder High Ropes Course Trip/Campground cookout – Sep 25, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Cost: $25 – Last day to register Sep 20

CYSS Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Middle School Teen (4 of 5) Grades 7-12 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Special Events & Trips

• Sep 10 : Free Back to School Dance – 7 – 9:30 p.m. for Middle School & Teens

• Sep 11: Ramstein Pool/Lunch/Shopping at the KMCC Mall – 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost: $5 – Register by Sep 7

• Sep 24: Free Movie Night at Teen Center – 7 – 10 p.m.

• Sep 17 – 18: Free High School Lock -In – 9 p.m. – 8 a.m. – Register by Sep 13 CYSS Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Middle School Teen (5 of 5) Grades 7-12 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Leadership Programs • Youth Sponsorship Club – First Wed of each month at 3:30 p.m.

• Passport to Manhood – Wed, 4 – 5 p.m.

• Smart Girls – Thurs, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

• Keystone club – Mon, 5 p.m.

• Torch Club – Tue, 4 p.m. CYSS Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Youth Sports & Fitness Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Winter Sports Registration: Oct 4 – Nov 26 • • • • • •

Basketball: Ages 5 – 15, Cost: $46 Cheerleading: Ages 5 – 15, Cost: $36 Jump-Rope: Ages 7 – 15, Cost:$36 Wrestling: Ages 5 – 14, Cost: $46 Skiing & Snowboarding: Ages 8 – 18, Cost $185 Start Smart Sports Programs: Ages 3 – 5, Cost: (TBA)

• Register with CYSS Parent Central or Call 485-7003

CYSS Youth Sports & Fitness, 485-8249


Youth Employment Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Hired! A Teen Workforce Prep & Apprenticeship Program – Career exploration program for Teens ages 15 – 18 – Fall term: Sep 7 – Nov 30 – Registration begins Aug 16 – Sep 2, enroll at the Wetzel Teen Center, BLDG 8875

– Students may earn cash award and a certificate from Kansas State University

Hired Program, 485-6810


School Liaison Office Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Free or Reduced Lunch Applications – Eligibility based on family size & income – Applications must be resubmitted every year – Applications available at the schools or Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) Admin office BLDG 8743, 2nd floor, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

– Please bring current Leave & Earning Statement (LES), or Pay Stub – Applications currently being accepted at CYSS for School Year 2010-2011

School Liaison Officer,485-6968


School Liaison Office Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Registration for School Year 2010 – 2011 – Sure Start – 12 grade – Must Register/Re-register children to continue enrollment for School Year 2010-2011 in the Baumholder Complex DoDEA Schools: Wetzel Elementary, Smith Elementary, and Baumholder Middle School/High School

– Registration hours: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Contact your School or School Liaison Officer for more information

School Liaison Officer,485-6968


School Liaison Office Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Dates to Remember • Aug 30 – First day of School for grades 1 – 12

• Sep 7 – First day for Kindergarten • Sep 16 – First day for Sure Start

• Please contact your School or School Liaison Officer for more information

School Liaison Officer,485-6968


Arts and Crafts Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Scrapbooking classes now available – – – –

Beginning in Sep Offers different techniques Cost: $10 per student, supplies not included Bring a friend and take advantage of our “Buddy Discount”

• Specialty scrapbooking classes will be offered and prices will be announced in our monthly newsletter

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Arts and Crafts Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Beginner Knitting Class • This 2 hour class will show you all you need to know to begin – – – –

How to “cast on” to begin your project The two basic stitches, knit and purl The importance of gauges and how to fix mistakes How to “bind off” to finish the project

• Cost : $10 per student, bring a friend & take advantage of our “Buddy Discount”

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Arts and Crafts Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Music Lessons at the Baumholder Arts & Crafts • Guitar • Keyboard • Drums • Vocal • English speaking instructors available for all ages • Only $25 per lesson and the first lesson is FREE! • Call to sign up for your appointment

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Arts and Crafts Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Do you want to know what‟s going on at the Baumholder Arts & Crafts? • Then sign up for our monthly newsletter – Just send an email to artscenter@eur.army.mil and you’ll be added to our list, then every month, our newsletter will be sent right to your email – Find out about new offers & sales – Get the complete class schedule for the upcoming month! – Read up on our available group discounts

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


2010 Operation Rising Star Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Win $500 and a chance to compete in the Finals with a chance to win a trip to Los Angeles and record your own CD • Auditions are Sep 20 at the Hilltop Theater at 7p.m.

• Sep 21 first elimination round at 7p.m. • Sep 22 finals at 7 p.m. • Come by the Arts & Crafts Center, Hill Top Theater or the Special Events Office to fill out an entry form by 23 Sep

Hill Top Theater, 485-7244


Baumholder Library Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Adult Library Book Club (Age 18+) – – – – –

FREE Book discussions every other Thurs at 5:30 p.m. Club meets in the Baumholder library BLDG 8106 Books are selected from library book kit titles. Book titles are listed on Army Europe Library homepage at: http://www.library.eur.army.mil/services/bookclub/index.htm

• Library hours: – Mon – Thurs, 10 – 8 p.m. – Fri, Closed – Sat – Sun, 12 – 5 p.m.

• Public Catalog: http://www.library.eur.army.mil Library, DSN 485-8851


Outdoor Recreation Trips Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• White Water Rafting Austria: Sep 2 – 6, $432 per person (Optional programs: Canyoning, Mountain Biking, Ski and Snowboarding)

• Bernkastel Kues Wine fest: Sep 9, $10 per seat • Overnight Canoeing Trip Sauer river: Sep 10 – 12, $69 per person (includes: Tents, boat rental , life vest, camping fee, river guides)

• Rhine in Flames (fire works), Oberwesel : Sep 11, $10 per seat

Outdoor Recreation 485-7182


Outdoor Recreation Trips Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest: Sep 12, $10 per seat • Rhine in flames (fire works). St.Goar: Sept 18, $10 per seat

• Bad Duerkheim Wine fest: Sep 19, $10 per seat • October fest Munich: Sep 25, $26 per seat ( one day express trip to Munich Octoberfest)

Outdoor Recreation 485-7182


Outdoor Recreation September Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Services and Programs offered by Outdoor Recreation this Fall • • • • • • • • •

Mountain Biking Paintball Field Canoeing- Kayaking Campground Fishing Pond Equipment Check out Center Shooting Range Unit and group trips Hunting program

Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Remembrance Run – Hall of Champions – Sep 11 at 9:11 a.m. – Distance 9:11 kilometer run and a 5 kilometer for walkers or stroller pushers. – Tee shirts to first 150 paid participants. – Categories: 12 and under; 13 – 17; 18 – 27; 28 – 37 & 38+ – Cost : $10 per entry. – Awards for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place top finishers by category – Registration begins 23 Aug at Mountaineer PFC

Sports Office, 485-6671


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Alternate APFT Assistance Available – New Monarch Ergonomic Bicycle 828E – Now available for clients with a specific physical training profile – For reservation contact the Hall of Champions Physical Fitness Facility

• New TRX Suspension Training Systems – Available at Mountaineer Physical Fitness Center (PFC) and Hall of Champions PFC – Bring your ID card to check out TRX systems at the front desk in either Physical Fitness Center – Includes TRX exercise guide and TRX orientation

Sports Office, 485-6671 /7176


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Intramural Flag Football Tournament – – – – –

Sep 13 – 16 Games begin at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Soldier Softball Field 1 and 2 Free Sign up no later than Sep 8 at the Hall of Champions PFC Sports Office

• Wrestling Officials Clinic & Invitational Tournament – – – –

Sep 15 – 18 Center of Excellence Training Center, Schwetzingen, Germany Wrestling Invitational follows clinic on Sep 18. Sign up for the above events at the Hall of Champions PFC Sports Office

Sports Office, 485-7176


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• IMCOM Europe Fitness Day – Sep 18 • 5K Fun Run – Starts at 9 a.m.

• Mountaineer and Hall of Champions PFC Orientations – Beginning at 1 p.m.

• Aikido Demonstration • Fitness Sampler Mini Classes – Ballet, Belly Dance, Punk Rope, Spin, TRX Suspension Training, Weight Lifting, Zumba & more

• Family Fitness Events – Family Obstacle Course, Family Yoga & Family Zumba Sports Office, 485-6671


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Baumholder Aquatics Facility – Tue – Fri, 12 – 8 p.m. – Sat, 12 – 5 p.m. – Closed Sun, Mon, & holidays, unless posted

• Facility location BLDG 8897, Upper Wetzel, Rolling Hills area (Morse Road) • Recreational & lap swimming available during operational hours • For information on unit training, contact Aquatics Manager • Courses that are periodically offered: – Lifeguard Training Courses (as scheduled) – Water Safety Instructor Courses (as scheduled) – Lifeguard Instructor Courses (as scheduled) Aquatics Office, 485-7093


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Lifeguard Positions Available – Two full-time Lifeguard positions are available in Baumholder. – Benefits include annual and sick leave. – Optional benefits include health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan and 401K. – Get paid to stay fit!

• Additional training opportunities: – Water Safety Instructor – Water Aerobics Instructor – Unit Training Instructor

• Check with the Aquatics Manager or local NAF Personnel Office. Aquatics Office,485-7093


Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Water Aerobics Classes – NEW DAYS – – – –

Tue & Thurs, 6 – 7 p.m. Baumholder Aquatics Facility, BLDG 8897 Adults, 17+; youth 13 and older participating with parent Promotes family, and develops the physical, emotional, and social pillars of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program – Cost: $4 per person/class, or $30 for 10 classes – Purchase class cards at the Arts and Crafts Center, BLDG 8895 – Water Aerobics combines exercises and natural resistance of the water using rhythmic movements to music for aerobic conditioning – Generally conducted in the shallow end of the pool Aquatics Office Bldg, DSN 485-7093


Physical Fitness Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Hall of Champions Gym Orientations – Ongoing, Free – Sign up at the Hall of Champions Sports Office – Introduction to the gym including instruction on proper usage of cardio and weight equipment

• New PT Fitness Classes Available for Soldiers – – – –

Ongoing, Free Classes are available before, during or after PT hours Contact the Hall of Champions Sports Office to schedule Warrior Yoga, Samurai Mind Training, Speed & Agility Training, TRX, Sport Conditioning, Conditioning for MMA or make your request

Sports Office, 485-7176


Auto Skills Center Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Fall Vehicle Safety Inspection – Get Ready for Winter – Come by the Auto Skills Center every Wed in Sep, 2 p.m. to have our staff perform a safety inspection on your POV – Please bring your owners manual and vehicle registration – The only charge is the $6 bay fee to put the car on the lift to check it out

• Our friendly staff will advise you on what to check to keep your car safe this winter • Call in advance to schedule your FREE appointment

Auto Skills Center, 485-6344


Bowlopolis Blast-Off Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Fri, Sep 10, 5 – 7 p.m. – 9 – 12 years old and at least one parent are invited – First six to RSVP and attend the Blast-Off will receive eight-weeks of FREE bowling lessons from a Certified Bowling Coach

• Learn about Bowlopolis and the many cool things kids can do • Join a Bowlopolis League and be eligible to win a Bowlopolis Viz-A-Ball • Free Food & Drinks • Free Bowling Strikers Bowling Center, 485-6569


Rolling Hills Golf Course Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• September tournaments – Sat , Sun, Sep 4 – 5, 8 a.m., German Club Champs, Stroke play – Sat, Sep 11, 8 a.m., Ryder Cup Invitational, Multiple formats – Sat, Sep 18, 8 a.m., Herbstpreis, Stabelford play

• Thursday Night Scramble ‒ 6 p.m. $15 entry fee, team golf, best ball format & loads of fun

• Kids Golf Clinic ‒ Sat, Sep 25 ‒ 10 a.m. – Noon ‒ $5, practice balls and clubs provided

• Unit Golf Tournaments – Dates are available to have your unit golf outing, call for details Rolling Hills Golf Club, 485-7299


Rheinlander Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Catering – Get ready to throw your functions this Fall at the Rheinlander – Siggi‟s famously delicious cooking is a great way to cater your next event no matter how large or small • All menu items are priced by the dozen with the exception of the platters • To plan your next catering event contact the Rheinlander Convention Center, 485-6107/7507 Rheinlander, 485-6533


Shooters Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Sunday Night Football starting Sep 12 – – – – – – –

Come cheer for your favorite team 5 p.m. Every Sunday Now through Super bowl Enjoy all-you-can-eat spicy chicken wings for $8 per person FREE popcorn & pretzels BLDG 8167 Smith Barracks, Baumholder

Shooters, 485-8248


Java Cafe Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Blended Drinks, $4.45 – – – – –

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Caramel Chai Latte Peppermint Latte Snickers Latte Oreo Delight

• Java Café offers blended drinks in a larger size for just a dollar extra

• Java Café is holding a book and magazine drive – Donate your extra reading materials during the month of Sep – Simply drop them off with the staff during regular business hours

Java Café, 485-6439


2010 C.A.R.E Fair Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Sat, Sep 11 10 a.m. – 4p.m. • Hall of Champions, BLDG 8105 Smith Barracks, Baumholder • Community Activity Registration Event

• Stop by, sign up and check out the US Army Garrison Baumholder resources, programs and services that are available to you and your family • Prepare for upcoming deployments and beyond • FREE Admission • Open to all U.S. ID Card Holders Special Events Coordinator, 485-6115


Family & MWR Fall Bazaar Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Oct 29 – 31 • Hall of Champions, BLDG 8105 Smith Barracks, Baumholder

• Shopping Hours: – Fri 29, Oct 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Sat 30, Oct 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Sun 31, Oct 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Free Admission • Open to all U.S. ID Card Holders Special Events Coordinator, 485-6115


USAG Baumholder BOSS • BOSS Mission Statement

Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

– (BOSS) Better Opportunity For Single Soldiers provides Single Soldiers and geographic bachelors the opportunity to address issues, make changes, enhance morale, living environment, and/or personal growth and development. Soldiers assume the primary role in identifying, planning, and conducting leisure and recreational activities of their preference. The BOSS council volunteers and participates in the community

• The Three Pillars of BOSS – COMMUNITY SERVICE: Volunteering during events that help the community, and enhance the image of the BOSS program – SOLDIER WELL-BEING: Taking care of issues single Soldiers may have with facilities and their community – RECREATION AND LEISURE: Leisure events, trips for Soldiers to participate in, and relax BOSS President, 485-8251


Upcoming BOSS Events / Trips Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• BOSS Fishing and Swimming in Hambachtal – – – –

Aug 27, 2:30 p.m. Hall of Champions 15 Euro per person Swimming additional 6 Euro

BOSS President 485-8251


Warrior Zone Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Come check out the Warrior Zone • Open from Mon – Thurs, 12 a.m. – 11 p.m. Fri from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. • Area dedicated as a Soldier – only space • Offers: X-Box 360, Wii gaming, massage chairs, internet access, movie viewing and air hockey table • Located next to the Java Café in CMR, BLDG 8667

Warrior Zone, 485-7339


Host Nation Events 1 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• August 27 – 29:

10 International Competition of Street Magicians St. Wendel, Pedestrian Zone www.strassenzauberei.de

• August 28:

Flea Market at Metz, France, 7 – 12 a.m.

• September 3 – 7:

Prämienmarkt at Birkenfeld

• September 3 – 7:

Kusel Fall Fair

• September 4 – 5:

City Fest at Bad Sobernheim

• September 4:

Flea Market at Homburg/Saar, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 2 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• September 6:

Market at Kirn, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

• September 11:

Flea Market at Metz, France, 7 – 12 a.m.

• September 11:

Moonlight Shopping at St. Wendel

• September 12:

Farmers‟ Market at Berglangenbach

• September 17 – 19: 20th International Jazz Days at St. Wendel Saalbau; Entrance Fee! • September 18 – 20: Baumholder City Fair; market on Monday 20 Sep. at Kennedyallee Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 3 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• September 19:

Farmers‟ Market at Rötsweiler-Nockenthal

• September 19:

Fall Market at Freisen, Naturwildpark

• September 26:

Mountainbike-Tour at Heimbach, Sportplatz

• October 1 – 4:

Vintage Fest at Offenbach-Hundheim

• October 2:

Flea Market at Homburg/Saar, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• October 2 – 3:

Medieval Fest & copper melting at the copper mine at Fischbach

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 4 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• October 2:

24th Idar-Oberstein Blues Night at Algenrodt, Turnhalle

• October 4:

Market at Kirn, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

• October 10:

Farmer‟s Market and Handicraft Market at Kirn 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

• October 10:

City Fest at Birkenfeld; shops open on Sunday

• October 10:

Thanksgiving Fest and Parade at Rückweiler, 2 p.m.

• October 19 – 21:

Gallus Market at Ulmet

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 5 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• October 23 – 31:

Wendels Fairs at St. Wendel

• October 23 – 24:

Hobby artist exhibition at Baumholder Brühlhalle

• October 23 – 24:

IVV Volksmarch at Hohenöllen

• October 26:

Wendels Market at St. Wendel, pedestrian zone

• October 30:

Antik Market at Idar-Oberstein, Platz Auf der Idar

• October 31:

Halloween Disco at Oberkirchen, Festhalle

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 6 of 6 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• October 31:

Halloween children party, St. Wendel, Saalbau, 5 p.m.

• October 31:

Shops open at Idar-Oberstein

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Public Affairs Office Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Send holiday greeting home – Sep 21 starting at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – PX complex next to the Subway Shop

• Record a holiday video greeting with your family and have it aired in your home town during the Christmas season • Contact Public Affairs for details

Public Affairs Office mil 485-1600 or (06783)6-1600


PAIO Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

August 30 – September 26

PAIO - 485-7205


Chapel Community News Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Youth – Starting Sep 7 – Jr. High meet at Chapel Annex Tue, 4 – 6 p.m. – High School at Chapel Annex Tue 6 – 8 p.m.

• Retreats – Marriage Retreat Aug 27 – 29 – Victor’s Seehotel Nohfelden

• Benevolence Ministry – RSO Food Pantry

• Baumholder Gospel Fest – Sat , Sep 4 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Camp Grounds near Golf Course Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


Chapel Community News Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Chapel Child Watch Workers Needed – This is a contract PAID position. If you or someone you know would like to join those ranks, please stop by our office for an application!

Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


AAFES Upcoming Events Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Toyland Grand Opening – Sep 17 – Sep 19 – Stop by and check out our new remodeled store for events throughout the weekend

• Still Serving Event – Sep 24 – Sep 26 – Main Store – Celebrate the Salute your Service/Still Serving Event

• Military Star Card Promotion – Sep 3 – 9 Sep – Baby Items – 9 Month, 0 Interest & Monthly Payments AAFES Main Store ,06783 - 999900


Central Texas College Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Term 1 Class- Register Now!

• CJSA 1312 Crime in America – Aug 31 – Oct 21 – Tue & Thurs, 6 – 9 p.m. – Instructor: Leonard Jones

• Automotive Instructors – CTC is currently seeking applications for Automotive Instructors – Must have an Associates degree or higher and a minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the maintenance field or – Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years work experience in the maintenance field – baumholder@europe.ctcd.edu Central Texas College, 485-6664


University of Maryland Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Fall Session 1-Register Now! • Aug 23 – Oct 17 BIOL 101 - Concepts of Biology Mon & Wed, 5 – 7:45 p.m. BIOL 102- Laboratory in Biology Mon & Wed 8 – 10 p.m. GERM 111- Elementary German I Mon & Wed, 6:15 – 9 p.m. MATH 103 – College Mathematics Tues & Thurs 6:15 – 9 p.m. LIBS 150- Information Literacy and Research Methods Aug 28, Sat & Sept 11, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. University of Maryland, 485-6178


Education Center Hours Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• August & September

Operating Hours for Ironworks Education Center, BLDG 8332 – Counseling: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed Noon – 1 p.m.) – Computer Lab: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed Noon – 1 p.m.) – Testing: Tue – Thurs, 8 a.m. – Noon

• Army Personnel Testing (APT) and limited Distance Education testing only. No DANTES Testing. CLEP/DSST referred to Ramstein National Testing Center - www.europe.ctcd.edu/programs/ Note: The Education Center is closed on U.S. Holidays and USAREUR Training Holidays.

Education Center, 485-7557


Army Career and Alumni Program Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Making your transition a success • Congress mandates that all Soldiers separating from the Army attend pre-separation counseling – NLT 90 days before their ETS date – All separating soldiers are entitled to the same services (no difference between voluntary separation and chapters)

• During pre-separation counseling, Soldiers learn about additional ACAP services such as: – – – – –

VA Benefits Briefing 1/2 day program from 8 a.m. – noon, taught by a VA representative VA Disabled Transition Assistance Program Learn about Vocational Rehabilitation opportunities Afternoon program 1 – 3 p.m., for soldiers filing a claim for service –related injuries or disabilities ACAP, 485-6330


Army Career and Alumni Program Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• TAP Employment Workshop – – – –

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) 2.5 day program by Department of Labor Soldiers learn A – Z of job search, interviewing, & resume writing Begin drafting civilian resume

• Federal Resume Seminar – Soldiers learn how to write a federal resume and to apply for jobs using federal employment websites

• 1 –on –1 Individual Counseling – ACAP counselors assist soldiers in finishing their resume, writing cover letters, practice interviews, and job search.

ACAP, 485-6330


Baumholder Legal Center Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• New Legal Assistance „Preventive Law‟ Initiative – Legal Assistance Website now has a phone contract cancellation form to prevent misunderstandings between Soldiers and phone companies – Information on canceling contracts for deployment

• Available to give pre-deployment legal readiness briefs – Information about POAs, Wills, SGLI and more

• Legal Center Hours and Services Available at http://www.baumholder.army.mil/sites/local/legal2.asp

Legal Center, 485-6506


Baumholder Veterinary Services Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Clinic Operating Hours: – Mon, Tues & Fri 9 a.m. – noon / 1 – 3:30 p.m. – Wed, 11 – 2:30 p.m. / 3:30 – 6 p.m.

• Days of Closure: – – – –

Veterinarian TDY Sanitation Audit(s), Sep 6 – 19 Thur for Training Sep 3 – 6 USAREUR Training & Federal Holidays Last work day of the month for Inventory (30 Sep)

• Visits are by Appointment Only – $ 2.00 user fee charged at every exam/purchase – EXAM FEE!! – 10 Tech exam or – $25 doctor exam Veterinary Clinic, 485 – 6636


Baumholder Veterinary Services Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

SEPTEMBER IS FOOD SAFETY AWAERNESS MONTH • WHERE: Baumholder Commissary • WHEN: Sep 20 – 21 • Veterinary Food Inspectors and Public Health Nurse – Information on general Food Safety and Sanitation Procedures – Hand outs and display presentation

Food Inspector’s Office, 485 – 6321/8056


Baumholder Health Clinic Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Upcoming Clinical Outreach Programs • Sep – Healthcare Benefits Awareness Month (HBAM) – EUCOM established September as (HBAM) to provide TRICARE benefit and medical services information to USAREUR beneficiaries – Information will be provided on Sep 9 & 23 at the PX , as well as at the C.A.R.E Fair and Fitness Festival

• Sep 15 at 1 p.m. “Ask the Specialist” – TRICARE and Healthcare benefits – “ Ask the Specialist” is a new program offered to the community to encourage community members to ask questions on various topics. September subject matter experts include: Host Nation Patient Liaisons and TRICARE Representatives. They will provide answers to the New TRICARE Overseas Program Contract, benefits and eligibility, TRICARE facts for Families when Soldiers deploy and other community questions Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080 "Quality through Competence, Confidence, and Commitment"


Baumholder Health Clinic Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Upcoming Clinic Closures • Sep 3 (Training Holiday) – Behavioral Health and Physical Therapy services will still be provided

• Sep 6 (Labor Day)

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080 "Quality through Competence, Confidence, and Commitment"


Baumholder Health Clinic Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey • Army Provider Level Satisfaction Surveys (APLSS) are randomly sent to patients to give feedback on their clinic visits and is tracked by USAMEDCOM • Each positive survey returned can earn the Baumholder Health Clinic extra dollars towards improving your health care facility and expansion of services to our community!

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080 "Quality through Competence, Confidence, and Commitment"


Baumholder Health Clinic Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

ARMY MOVE! • The MOVE program is program designed to improve the overall health and physical condition of Active Duty Service Members and their families by focusing on exercise, weight loss, and nutrition. The program entails 1 hour of Physical Therapy, 1 hour of Nutrition followed by 1 hour of Behavioral Health – Upcoming program date is Sep 7th at 8 a.m. in the Baumholder Health Clinic’s large conference room on the Second Floor.

• To sign up call the Physical Therapy Department at 485-6357. This class if Free Of Charge and open to all family members and AD personnel. In addition there are classes offered online through AKO! Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080 "Quality through Competence, Confidence, and Commitment"


Warrior Transition Unit Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• USAG Baumholder currently has 29 Warriors in Transition • 27 of the Warriors are from the 170th BCT

• Command teams of previous unit are encouraged and welcomed to visit with WTU Soldiers

WTU, 485-9140/9141


VFW “Iron Rock” Post 2566 Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• VFW Meetings are held the 4th Fri of each month at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post Home, located in BLDG 8125 (Basement of Wagon Wheel Theatre) – Next Meeting, Fri, Aug 27

• Upcoming Events – Sat, Sep 11 – Information Booth at C.A.R.E Fair – Nov [Date & Time TBD] – Veterans Day Wreath Ceremony at USAG Baumholder Garrison Flagpole

• If you are interested in joining the new up & coming VFW Ladies Auxiliary, please attend the meeting on Thurs, Aug 26 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post Home – If you are interested in attending or receiving more information, please contact: VFWLadiesAuxBHR@googlemail.com VFW, 0162.270.8444


BCSC Membership Drive Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• BCSC Luncheon – Oktoberfest – – – –

Sep 15 Rheinlander Doors open at 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. RSVP NLT than Sep 9

• BCSC is taking Scholarship and Welfare application through Sep 30


CPR Classes Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Adult, Child, & Infant CPR, First Aid and proper use of AED ― ― ― ― ― ―

Aug 21: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sep 18: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oct 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Minimum three people per class Cost: $40 per person Call and schedule a course for your FRG, organization, club or friends

• ALREADY CERTIFIED AS A CPR INSTRUCTOR? Want to add Babysitting Instructor to your skills? ― Stop by the Red Cross office to find out how! ― No set course dates required. Take course on your own schedule ― Current Special* FREE with agreement to teach 2 community courses in the next year Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


New Volunteer Positions Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

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Publicity Chairman Registered Nurse Medical Records Phlebotomist SPECIAL EVENTS Emergency Communications Caseworker Volunteer Record Management Assistant Clinic Volunteer Coordinator Blood Drive Chairman Station Facebook Coordinator CPR, First Aid, AED Instructors Baumholder Red Cross


Community Information Brief Aug. 25, 2010