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Baumholder Community Information Brief

December 1, 2010


Agenda • December Theme • Volunteers of the Month • Family & MWR  Army Community Service

• Directorate of Human Resources

• Baumholder Legal Center • Veterinary Clinic

 CYSS

• Health Clinic

 Business Operations Division

• Warrior Transition Unit (WTU)

 B.O.S.S.

• Public Affairs Office • Plans, Analysis & Integration Office • Community Chaplain • AAFES

• Civilian Misconduct Action • Private Organizations  Baumholder Community Spouses Club (BCSC)  Red Cross  United Service Organizations (USO)


December Themes Universal Human Rights Month

Identity Theft Prevention & Awareness Month

To fight for human rights is to fight for diversity & universal rights

How do you protect yourself from identity theft?


Community Volunteers of the Month • CYSS Sports & Fitness Program Category Ifeanyi Asonye • Family & MWR Community Award Magdalena Ayala - FMWR • Private Organization Brandalyn Harvey - Red Cross

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


November Unit Volunteers of the Month • Mrs. Jennifer Bierman

3-4 IN

• Mrs. Amanda Ladd

2-18 IN

• Mrs. Peggy Hall

4-70 AR

• Mrs. Kimberly Carranza

1-84 FA

• Mrs. Jessica Adkins

40th EN (502 MI)

• Mrs. Elizabeth Morin

24th BSB

170th IBCT FRSA, 485-7641


December Unit Volunteers of the Month • Mrs. Gabby Herrera

3-4 IN

• Mrs. Kristina Fusari

2-18 IN

• Mrs. Melanie Padilla

4-70 AR

• Mrs. Courtney Sanders

1-84 FA

• Mrs. Ann Detavernier

40th EN

• Mrs. Jessi Healy

24th BSB

170th IBCT FRSA, 485-7641


ACS Highlights • R.O.C.K. – Tue, Dec 7 – 9, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wed & Thurs, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at ACS

• German Cuisine, Customs & Culture – Wed, Dec 15, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at ACS

• Federal Resume Building – Every Wed, 3 – 4 p.m., at ACS

• Rüdesheim Trip – Fri, Dec 10, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., meet at ACS

• Mainz Trip – Fri, Dec 17, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., meet at ACS Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family Advocacy Program Highlights • Newborn Network – Fri, Dec 3,10 & 17, 9 – 10 a.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Moms of Multiples (MOMS) – Tue, Dec 7 & 21, 10 – 11:30 a.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Say it Right! ̶

Tue, Dec 7, 12 – 1 p.m., at ACS

• Coping with Deployment (Pre-Teen/Teen) ̶

Tue, Dec 14, 2:30 – 4 p.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Highlights • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is for Spouses & DA Civilians too

• Take the Global Assessment Tool (GAT) at: – www.army.mil/csf

• Resiliency, Module 1- Spouses ̶

Thurs, Dec 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at ACS

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


AFTB/ AVCC/ AFAP • AFTB Level II – Dec 7 – 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Red Cross

• Volunteer Professional Development Luncheon (PDL) – Mon, Dec 13, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at ACS

• VMIS OPOC Training – Wed, Dec 15, 10 – 11 a.m., at ACS

• Volunteer Orientation – Mon, Dec 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., at ACS

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) • AFAP – Army’s primary tool to communicate to leaders issues of importance to Soldiers, Retirees, Family members & DA civilians

• AFAP Conference – Jan 19 – 20 at the Rheinlander Community Club

• Submit your issues to ACS to be entered in the Conference – Submission must be received by Sun, Jan 2 – To submit contact Ciara.luna@us.army.mil

• Contact ACS by Fri, Jan 14 to reserve spot as a Delegate

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Mobilization & Deployment Program • Key Caller Training (formerly POC Training) ̶

Fri, Dec 3, 9 – 11 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• FRL Council ̶

Tue, Dec 7, 9 – 11 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Battlemind for Spouses ̶

Tue, Dec 14, 9 – 10 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Coping with Separation ̶

Tue, Dec 14, 10 – 11 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Managing Expectations ̶

Tue, Dec 14, 11 a.m. – Noon, Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• CARE Team Training ̶

Tue, Dec 17, 9 a.m. – Noon, Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family & MWR CYSS • Now accepts Credit Cards ̶

Pay with Visa or MasterCard Debit or credit card ̶

Registration & payment online ̶

Request your password online https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/baumholdercyms.html

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR SKIESUnlimited • Current Classes – – – – – – – – –

Tae Kwon Do Classical Ballet Keyboard, Piano, Guitar Kinder Music Village Aikido Red, White and Blue Gymnastics Basketball Fundamentals Step Dancing Babysitters Course

SKIES Instructors Needed. Registration & enrollment: BLDG 8743 SKIES, 485-6641


Family & MWR Parents Night Out • Fri, Dec 3 & Jan 7

• Ages 6 wks – 12 yrs • 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at Smith CDC, BLDG 8099 • Reserve/pay two weeks in advance at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743 or Webtrac online • Cost: $16 non-deployed, $8 deployed – May use Army Family Covenant respite hours

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-6641


Family & MWR Saturday Child Care • Sat, Dec 18 & Jan 22

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

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-6641


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen •

Smart Girls Trip to Chili’s & Monte Mare Pool –

Disco Ice Skating, Zweibrücken Arena –

Sat, Dec 4 &18,12 – 5 p.m., FREE

BGCA Art Exhibition –

Sat, Dec 4, 6 – 11 p.m., $15 per person includes admission & skate rental, register by Wed, Dec 1

Babysitting Class –

Fri, Dec 3, 3:30 – 8:30 p.m., $9 per person, register by Wed, Dec 1

Mon, Dec 6, Mail Room for one week

Deployment Teens Speak –

Wed, Dec 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., chance for youth to discuss issues

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen •

Cologne Christmas Market and Chocolate Factory –

Simple Holiday Cooking Program & Gift Making –

Fri, Dec 17 to Sat, Dec 18, 9 p.m. – 8 a.m., FREE, register by Mon, Dec 13

Community Service Project, Cookie Baking for the Ponds Guards –

Wed, Dec 15, 4 p.m., FREE

Wise Guys Lock-In –

Sat, Dec 11, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. $20 per person, register by Sat, Dec 4

Mon, Dec 20, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., FREE

Trip to Sternenland in Idar-Oberstein –

Wed, Dec 22, 1 – 6 p.m., 7th & 8th graders, $7 per person, register by Fri, Dec 17

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen •

Snowboarding, Skiing and Sledding Trip to Erbeskopf –

International Dining Out at the Mexican Cantina in Kaiserslautern –

Tue, Dec 28,10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., $20 per person for ski lift & FREE for youth sledding, register by Wed, Dec 22

Wed, Dec 29, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Bring Euros or Dollars to pay for their dinner, register by Mon, Dec 27

New Year’s Dance –

Thurs, Dec 30, 7 – 9:30 p.m., FREE

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR School Liaison Office Baumholder Middle/High School

• Basketball Games at Hall of Champions – Sat, Dec 4, 4 p.m., Baumholder HS vs. AF North – Fri, Dec 10, 4 p.m., Baumholder HS vs. Weisbaden • Wed, Dec 8, Band Concert, 6 p.m., High School Gym • Thurs, Dec 16, Acceleration Day, Earliest day for Credit Withdraw • Dec 20 – Jan 3, Winter Recess, No School

School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR School Liaison Office Wetzel Elementary School

• Thurs, Dec 16, Acceleration Day, Earliest day for Credit Withdraw • Fri, Dec 17, Early Release, 11:01 • Dec 20 – Jan 3, Winter Recess, No School

School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR School Liaison Office Smith Elementary School

• Fri, Dec 3, Popcorn Friday • Thurs, Dec 16, Acceleration Day, Earliest day for Credit Withdraw • Dec 20 – Jan 3, Winter Recess, No School

School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR School Liaison Office • Workshop: Building Resilience in Military Children & Teens –

Teach parents & caregivers on how to help military children build resilience during deployments & stressful times

Presented by Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, USAG-Baumholder, CYSS & DODDS

Featuring Dr. Ken Ginsburg, MD, MS ED, FAAP

Mon, Dec 6, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Rheinlander Community

FREE, but space limited

RSVP to Pamela.Johnson10@eur.army.mil

School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR Entertainment • Hill Top Theater – Auditions – – – – – –

Come take part in the family musical, The Music Man Opportunity for the whole family to perform together Famous music like “76 Trombones” & “The Wells Fargo Wagon” Preteens, Teens, & adults are needed Auditions held Dec 13, 14 & 15 at the Hill Top Theater at 7 p.m. Rehearsals begin Jan 3

Hill Top Theater, 485-7244


Family & MWR Arts & Crafts • Photos with Santa at the Arts & Crafts – Call to schedule your family Christmas photos – $7.50 sitting fee (not including photos) – Photos are by appointment only

• Santa suit rental – $25 per day, per suit – $50 refundable rental deposit to reserve – Reservations are first come, first serve Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Family & MWR Arts & Crafts • Want to know what’s going on at the Baumholder Arts & Crafts? • Sign up for our monthly newsletter – Find out about new offers & sales – Get the complete class schedule for the upcoming month – Read up on our available group discounts – Email to artscenter@eur.army.mil to be added to our list

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Family & MWR Library • Children’s Story Time – – – – –

Ages up to 5 years old Crafts and/or games follow stories Every Thurs in Dec, 10:30 a.m. Story Time lasts approximately one hour FREE

• Library hours: Mon – Thurs 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri closed, Sat & Sun 12 – 5 p.m. • Public Catalog: http://www.library.eur.army.mil

Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Library • Library Book Club – Ages 18+ – Book discussions – Wed, Dec 15 at Noon – Approximately one hour – FREE – Books are selected from library homepage/public catalog Book Kit list

Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation •

Historic train & Christmas Market trip – – –

Christmas Markets: – – – – –

Dec 11 $35 (bus transport to Ottweiler & return, roundtrip train tickets, entrance fee to market) The Ostertalbahn train links Ottweiler & Schwarzerden & stops to visit a Holiday Market

Dec 3, Bernkastel Kues Dec 4, Strassburg France Dec 11, Cologne Dec 18, Rothenburg Dec 19, Heidelberg

Paris City Express Day Bus Trip –

Dec 4, $59 per person

For details on price & departure times call Outdoor Recreation Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation •

Ski Interlaken Switzerland, Eiger Region in Grindelwald – – – –

Dec 7 – 9, Jan 7 – 9, & Jan 28 – 30 $269 per person, non-skier rates available 2 nights in hostel, 2 day ski pass, transportation, FREE beginner ski/ snowboard lessons Departs Baumholder on Fri, 6 p.m., returns Sun, 10 p.m.

• Black Forest Ski/Snowboard Day Trip to Feldberg – – –

Dec 11 & 18, Jan 22 & Feb 4 $70 per seat, includes transportation, ski/snowboard rental, free beginner ski lessons Lift passes are not included. Bring Euro for food & drinks

• Ski Gasteiner Valley in Austria – – –

Jan 14 – 17, Feb 18 – 21 $385 per person, non-skier rates available 3 Overnights in Hotel With Breakfast & dinner, 2 day ski pass, transportation, FREE beginner ski/ snow board lessons Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics FREE Adult Sports Extravaganza •

Tue, Dec 21, Sports office sign-up deadline

Games played at Hall of Champions, double elimination format – Mon, Dec 27, 2 p.m., Volleyball, 6 person teams

– Tue, Dec 28, 2 p.m., Basketball, 5 person teams – Wed, Dec 29, 2 p.m., Dodge Ball, 6 person teams

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-6671


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics •

Dec Learn-to-Swim for Youth – American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors – Tue, Wed & Thurs, Dec 1 – 16 – Various times & levels – Register at CYSS – $45 per person, per session (8 lessons per session)

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • Dec Learn-to-Swim for Adults – American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors – Wed & Fri, Dec 1 – 17, 6 – 6:50 p.m. – Beginner levels (Levels 1, 2, & 3) – $35 per person, per session (6 lessons per session)

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics •

“Winter Break Splash” for Youth Ages 3 + – Learn about water safety and have swimming level assessed for proper placement into the Learn-to-Swim Program – American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors – Partnership between CRD Aquatics & CYSS SKIES – No certification awarded – Tue, Wed & Thurs – Session 1, Dec 21 – 23 – Session 2, 28-30 Dec 28 – 30 – Register at CYSS until Dec 16 – $10.00 per person, per session (3 lessons per session)

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • Water Aerobics Classes – Wed & Fri, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Adults, 17 years +; youth 13+ actively participating with parent – $4.00 per person/class, or $30.00 for 10 classes – Purchase cards at Arts & Crafts, BLDG 8895

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • The Naughty & Nice List Fitness Program – – – –

Dec 6-23 Hall of Champions PFC, Mountaineer PFC or location of your choice Receive fitness incentives for remaining on “Nice List” Personal trainers track workouts, hold participants accountable & provide fitness routines for “naughty days” – Participants eligible to win FREE personal training sessions – Adults, 18+ – FREE – Sign up at Hall of Champions Sports Office Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Physical Fitness Center Sports Office, 485-6671/7176


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • Winter Sports Conditioning Program – – – – – –

Through – Feb 23 Train to improve your performance in snowboarding & skiing Learn techniques for injury prevention Adults, 18+ FREE Program times & locations arranged through Fitness Coordinator

– Sign up at Hall of Champions Sports Office

Physical Fitness Center Sports Office, 485-6671/7176


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • Jingle Bell Jog – – – – –

Sat, Dec 11, 9 a.m. start time, Hall of Champions PFC Open to all ages Race day registration, 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. T-shirts for the first 100 finishers FREE registration

Physical Fitness Center Sports Office, 485-6671/7176


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics • Community Level Women’s League Basketball Tryouts – – – – –

Mon, Dec 6, 6 p.m. start time, Hall of Champions Ages 18+ Participate in IMCOM basketball league & tournaments FREE registration Sign-up at the Hall of Champions Sports Office

Physical Fitness Center Sports Office, 485-6671


Baumholder B.O.S.S • B.O.S.S meets every 1st & 3rd Tue of the month – Time: 3:30 p.m. – Warrior Zone, BLDG 8667, Smith Barracks, next to the Java Café

• Dec meetings: Tue, Dec 7 & 21 • Open to all single Soldiers from any branch of service

• FREE

B.O.S.S, 485- 8251


Baumholder B.O.S.S • HALO REACH Tournament – Fri, Dec 10, 6:30 p.m., Interim Warrior Zone – FREE admission, food & drinks – Prizes – 1st Place: Halo Reach XBOX 360 gaming console, Halo Reach game & a B.O.S.S fleece – 2nd Place: $100 AAFES Gift Card & a B.O.S.S T-shirt – 3rd Place: $25 AAFES Gift Card & a B.O.S.S T- shirt

B.O.S.S, 485- 8251


Family & MWR Warrior Zone • Open to ALL Soldiers • BLDG 8687, Smith Barracks (next to the Java Cafe) • Mon – Thurs, 12 – 10 p.m. • Fri, Sat, & Sun 12 – 11 p.m. • FREE Access to Internet, X-BOX 360 Games, PS3 Games, Movies, Wii, & Air Hockey Competitions

B.O.S.S, 485- 8251


Family & MWR Auto Skills Center •

Winter Vehicle Safety Inspection – Every Wed. at 2 p.m., the auto skills staff assists you in inspecting your vehicle for winter – Coolant, tires, wipers, lights, exhaust, etc. – Bring owners manual & vehicle registration

• Shop orientation class – Learn to acquire a bay, obtain tools, operate car lifts & find hazardous waste receptacles – Perform your own car repair – Offered by appointment

Auto Skills Center, 485- 6344


Family & MWR Auto Parts Yard • Winter Auto Parts Yard hours – Open Tue – Sat, & training holidays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Closed Sun., Mon. & U.S. holidays

• Need parts for your vehicle? – Winter tires, snow chains, first aid kits, winter triangles, windshields, fenders, radios & more

• Need a used Car? – Put in a sealed bid or cash – Must have a valid USAEUR drivers license & be a U.S. ID card holder – Vehicle must be registered with USAEUR prior to removal

Auto Parts Yard, 485- 6684


Family and MWR Java Cafe • Holiday Drink Menu at the Java Cafe – – – – – – – – – –

Pumpkin Spice Latte Sweet Cinnamon Latte Macadamia Nut Latte Toffee Nut Latte Harvest Spice Chai Latte Hot Caramel Apple Cider Gingerbread Latte Peppermint Latte Peppermint Mocha Eggnog Latte

Java Café, 485-6439


Family and MWR Striker’s Bowling • New Year’s Eve Bowling Special at Striker’s Fri, Dec 31 • Groups up to 8 people for $125 package – – – –

Unlimited Bowling beginning at 8 p.m. Party Favors 2 x 1 topping pizza Complimentary glass of Champagne

• Individual price at the door is $10 and includes: – Party Favors – 2 slices of pizza & fountain drink – Complimentary glass of Champagne

• Bar and Slot Room FREE entrance • Children 5 years & under FREE entrance – No food or bowling included in the single entry fee Strikers Bowling Center, 485-6569


Ham Bowl • Dec 18 • Open to all ages divided into 3 different age groups – Ages 12 & under begin at 1 p.m. with 8 – Pin, No – Tap – Ages 13 – 17 begin at 3 p.m. with 9 – Pin, No – Tap – Ages 18 & older begin at 5 p.m.

• Top three scores in each age group will receive a Bone–ln Ham • $12 each age group

Strikers Bowling Center, 485-6569


Rolling Hills Golf Course • Winter hours – Tues-Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays – Weekends, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Christmas sale – Shop early for best selections – Golf gear – Clothing – Specials for that special someone in your life

Rolling Hills Golf Course, 485-7299


Family & MWR Rheinlander Community Club • New Years Eve Party – – – – – – –

Fri, Dec 31, 9 p.m. until after midnight Buffett served after midnight Sparkling wine all night Music Party favors $25 per person Rheinlander Community Club Ballroom

Business Operations, 485-6970


Family & MWR Rheinlander Community Club • Flea Market – Sat, Jan 8 – Set up, 7:30 – 9 a.m. – Market open 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Open to all US ID card holders – Get rid of unwanted gifts – Snacks available for purchase during market – $10 per 12 foot table Business Operations, 485-6970


Host Nation Events 1 of 6

• Dec 3:

Opening of Baumholder Christmas Market, Place de Warcq, 5 p.m.

• Dec 3:

Night-Fever Party at Birkenfeld, Stadthalle, 8 p.m. Entrance Fee

• Dec 4:

Advent Concert, Weierbach, Hessenstein Halle, 8 p.m. Entrance Fee

• Dec 4:

Santa Claus Rock Night, Baumholder, Brühlhalle, 8 p.m. Entrance Fee

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 2 of 6

• Dec 5:

“Piano Concert” by Lydia Bader, Birkenfeld, Castle, 5 p.m. Entrance Fee

• Dec 5:

Holiday Concert, Birkenfeld, Catholic Church, 6 p.m.

• Dec 9:

Folk, Rock, & Blues Concert by Michael Fitz, Birkenfeld, Georg-Wilhelm-Haus, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Dec 11:

Christmas Concert at Idar-Oberstein, Stadttheater, 7 p.m. Entrance Fee

• Dec 12:

Christmas Concert at Birkenfeld, Protestant Church, 5 p.m.

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 3 of 6

• Dec 14:

The very best of Black Gospel, Idar-Oberstein, St. Walburga Chapel, 7:30 p.m., Entrance Fee 25.00 Euro

• Dec 18:

Christmas Concert, Idar-Oberstein, Stadttheater, 5 p.m. Entrance Fee

• Dec 19:

Model Car & Model Railway exhibition, Idar-Oberstein, Mehrzweckhalle Staden, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Dec 25:

Christmas Concert, Idar-Oberstein, Mehrzweckhalle Staden, 7 p.m., Entrance Fee

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 4 of 6

• Dec 26:

Christmas Jazz Concert, St. Wendel, Kulturzentrum Alsfassen, 7:30 p.m., Entrance Fee 12. Euro

• Jan 1 & 2:

New Year’s Gala Concert, Symphonic Orchestra “Obere Nahe, Idar-Oberstein, Stadttheater, 5 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Jan 6:

New Year’s Concert, Pfalzorchester Kaiserslautern, Kusel, Fritz-Wunderlich-Halle, 7:30 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Jan 21:

The 12 Tenors, Kusel. Fritz-Wunderlich-Halle, 7:30 p.m. Entrance Fee

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 5 of 6

Christmas Markets:

• Dec 3-4:

Baumholder, Meisenheim

• Dec 3-5:

Idar

• Dec 4:

Hahnweiler, Hoppstädten-Weiersbach, Altenglan, Lauterecken, Oberkirchen

• Dec 4-12:

St. Wendel

• Dec 5:

Veitsrodt, Kirchenbollenbach, Altenglan, Oberkirchen Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 6 of 6

Christmas Markets continued:

• Dec 5-7:

Birkenfeld

• Dec 10-12:

Kusel

• Dec 11:

Rhaunen

• Dec 13:

Bad Sobernheim

• Dec 18:

Schwollen

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


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Chapel Community News Baumholder Worship Services • Shabbat Service & Hanukkah Party at Chapel 1 – Wed, Dec 8, 5 p.m.

• Pre-Marital Seminar at Chapel 2 – Fri, Dec 10, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – RSVP by Wed, Dec 8 – POC CH Keller, DSN, 485-6341 or william.l.keller@eur.army.mil

• Combined Protestant Candle Light Service at Chapel 1 – Fri, Dec 24, 6 p.m.

• Catholic Mass at Chapel 2 – Fri, Dec 24, 4:30 p.m., Children’s Mass – Fri, Dec 24, 11 p.m., Midnight Mass – Sat, Dec 25, 11 a.m., Christmas Mass Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


Chapel Community News • USAG Baumholder Chaplain On-Call Hotline – – – –

Feel socially isolated? Thinking about suicide? Experiencing unusual stress? Depressed?

Call DSN, 485-8255/ 6150, or cell, 0162-270-8348

Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


Events at AAFES • Meet the Manager – Fri, Dec 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lobby of AAFES main store – Address concerns while enjoying coffee with local management

• Coloring Contest – –

Dec 1 – Dec 22 PXtra

• Putting & Darting for Prizes at PXtra – Dec 8, 9, 15, 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 12 – 3 p.m. – Win cool prizes

• Early Bird Sale Dec 24,8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PX Baumholder, 06783 - 999900


Events at AAFES • Military Star Card Promotion – – – –

Now through Dec 9 Save on all holiday Jewelry 3 month, Zero interest No minimum purchase required

Santa Clause is Coming to Both AAFES Stores – Dec 4, 11 & 18 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Both Pxtra & Main Store will be Closed on Dec 25

PX Baumholder, 06783- 999900


Central Texas College Term III – Register Now! –

CJSA 1322 Introduction to Criminal Justice Sat & Sun, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan 22 – Feb 6 GoArmyEd # 77820

CDEC 1354 Childhood Growth & Development Tue & Thurs 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jan 13 – Mar 10 GoArmyEd # 77819

Office will be Closed Dec 18 – Jan 2 for the Holidays

CTC, 485-6664


University of Maryland University College Registration Begins Jan 3

Spring Session 1: Jan 16 – Mar 13 –

GVPT 170 – American Government Wed, Hybrid, 6:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. GoArmyEd # 109464

LIBS 150- Information Literacy and Research Methods Hybrid, Face to face TBD, on-line portion Jan 29 – Feb 12 GoArmyEd # 109465

Office will be Closed Dec 24 – Jan 2, for the Holidays

UMUC, 485-6178


Education Center Hours Baumholder Ironworks Education Center, BLDG 8332 Operating Hours: • Counseling: Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ̶ Tuition Assistance, Academic, Accreditation, GI Bill, Financial Aid ̶ Online & Distance Education program counseling ̶ Counselor is available for unit & FRG briefings

• Computer Lab: Mon – Thurs 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ̶ Limited printing available for education & leader development only ̶ Co

• Testing: Mon & Fri, 8 – Noon, Tue – Thurs, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ̶

APT, DANTES, CLEP, DSST, SAT, ACT, GED & proctored college exams ̶ Closed 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for lunch

• The Education Center is closed on U.S. Holidays Education Center, 485-7557


FAST Class - GT Improvement • Jan 6 – Jan 28

• Mon – Fri, 1 – 5 p.m. • No Class Meetings on U.S. & USAREUR Training Holidays • Enroll at the Education Center, BLDG 8332 (Ironworks) • Commander Approval Required • TABE pre-test is Required to Enroll

Education Center, 485-7557


Postal Service Center • Extended Hours During Holiday Season (Now through Dec 24) ― ― ― ―

Mon, Wed, Fri Tue & Thurs Sat Fri, Dec 24, CMR pickup only

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

• 2010 Holiday Mailing Deadlines ― ― ― ―

PAL Parcels Priority Parcels First Class Letters & Cards Express Mail

Fri, Dec 3 Fri, Dec 10 Fri, Dec 10 Fri, Dec 17

Five or more packages to mail, call to make an appointment Postal Service Center, 485-7551


ID Cards/ Deers Reminder Community Update • ID Cards/DEERS new customer service hours – Mon – Fri, 8:10 a.m. – 11:45a.m., & 1:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

• Business hours remain the same – Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., & 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

ID Cards/ Deers, 485-6119


Baumholder Legal Center • Legal Center Holiday Closures – Entire Legal Center will be closed Dec 24 & 31 for federal holidays – International Law Dept will be closed Dec 2, 3 & Dec 23 – Jan 3 – No US legal assistance attorneys will be available the week of Dec 20

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

Legal Center, 485-6506


Baumholder Veterinary Services • Order of Precedence for Veterinary Services – – – – – – – – –

Hazardous Food Recalls Bite Reports Military Working Dogs (MWD’s) Food and Water Vulnerability Assessments (Food Security) Other Government Owned Animals Commercial Sanitation Audits (Food) Military Sanitation Inspections (Food) Approve Sources (Food) Privately Owned Animals

Vet Clinic, 485-6636


Baumholder Veterinary Services • Clinic Operating Hours: – Mon, Tue & Fri: 9 a.m. – Noon / 1 – 3:30 p.m. – Wed, 11a.m. – 2:30 p.m. / 3:30 – 6 p.m.

• Days of Closure: – Thurs for training – USAREUR Training & Federal Holidays, Dec 24 & 31 – Inventory, Dec 29

• Visits are by Appointment Only – $2 user fee charged at every exam or purchase

– Exam fee: $10 Tech exam or $25 doctor exam

Vet Clinic, 485-6636


Baumholder Health Clinic

Upcoming Community Events

• Sexually Transmitted Infections Prevention/Education class – Held at unit’s area of choice – One hour class on facts, risk factors, causes, prevention, screening & treatment – For scheduling & details call DSN, 485-7312

• Tobacco Cessation class – – – –

Held at unit’s area of choice One hour class on how to successfully kick the tobacco habit No medications offered at one hour class For scheduling & details call DSN, 485-7312

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic RESPECT-MIL • Re-Engineering Systems of Primary Care Treatment – System of primary care to enhance the recognition & management of Post–Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & depression

• Effective Dec 15, all Soldiers will be given a screening form to complete when checking in to appointments at Primary Care • Completion is voluntary • For information call Kelly Collins at DSN, 485-6149

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Patient Family Centered Care • “Putting Patients & Families First” – Community based approach – Creates partnerships with patients & families to enhance the quality & safety of healthcare through a volunteer advisory council – Every 2nd Tue of the month, 11:30 a.m.

– Contact Adriana Quintana at DSN, 485-8826 or CIV, 06783-6-8826

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Pharmacy Self Care Program • Triage based on symptoms & medication profile • Special consideration for pediatrics & under two years old – Requires weight based dosing by a provider & medication to be entered into CHCS

• Conditions such as pregnancy, hypertension, diabetes, & other pathologies precludes the use of “Cold Pack” type dispensing

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Upcoming Clinic Closures • Fri, Dec 24, Holiday Observed • Mon, Dec 27, Training Holiday – Physical Medicine services will still be provided

• Fri, Dec 31, New Year’s Eve

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Dental Clinic Retiree Dental Appreciation Day •

Sat, Dec 4, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Dental Clinic – Exams, cleanings, minor denture repairs & simple fillings

Red Cross Dental Assistant Program •

Interviews for the Red Cross Dental Assistant Program – Jan 11-12 at the Dental Clinic – Contact the Red Cross for information at DSN, 485-1760

Baumholder Dental Clinic, 485-2210


Baumholder Dental Clinic Upcoming Clinic Closures/Limited Staffing • Wed, Dec 15, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. • Fri, Dec 24, Holiday Observed • Fri, Dec 31, New Years Eve • Thurs, Jan 13, Closed All Day for CDR’s Call

Baumholder Dental Clinic, 485-2210


Warrior Transition Unit • 31 Warriors’ in transition • 29 Warrior’s are from the 170 BCT • Don’t forget about your soldier’s assigned to the WTU • Feel free to stop by & check up on them

Warrior Transition Unit, 485-9140


Civilian Misconduct Action Office Shoplifting is a Gamble that Just Isn’t Worth It •

Reduces AAFES income & affects the funds for FMWR programs

AAFES facility privileges will be suspended for a minimum of 6 months

May receive a $200 civil recovery fee

May receive a police record that will follow them for years

In most cases, surveillance video catches the culprit every time

FREE bracelets with each shoplift

Civilian Misconduct Action Office, 485-1770


Baumholder Community Spouses Club •

Train trip to Koln – – –

Sat, Dec 4, time TBA Visit the Christmas Market in the Koln area Meet at the Rheinlander parking lot

Shopping trip to Neunkirchen – –

Thurs, Dec 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet at the Rheinlander parking lot

• Bright Eyes Program – $50 rebate for eyeglasses – Eligibility determined by income & number of dependants, not rank – Contact Pamela Johnson, 485-6968 or the school nurse

BCSC President, 06738-1851018


Baumholder Community Spouses Club •

Angel Tree – Deadline extended to Sun, Dec 5 – Applications available through all FRL’s – Benefits Families of lower income or with multiple dependents

Thrift Shop – Holiday items now on sale – Closed Dec 20 – Jan 3, 2011

Winter Wonderland – Dec 10 – 6 p.m., Rheinlander Community Club

BCSC President, 06738-1851018


American Red Cross • Facebook –

Find us listed as American Red Cross Baumholder Station

Check in frequently for the most up to date information regarding health & safety classes, volunteer openings, & special events

Connect with other Red Cross volunteers

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


Volunteer Position Openings • Dental Clinic ― Dental Assistant Training Program information session coming soon ― Call Red Cross office or visit our Facebook page

• Health Clinic ― Information Specialist for Physical Therapy ― Greeter for front desk lobby

• Red Cross Station ― Special Events ― Volunteer Record Management Assistant

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


Blood Drive • Nov 4 Blood Drive Results – 123 walk-ins, 95 pints of blood donated – Baumholder Community supplied 1/3 of a months required blood donations for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center – Thank you to all the donors, volunteers, & to the ASBP

• Next blood drive – Tentatively scheduled for mid Jan 2011 – Hall of Champions 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


United Service Organizations • Rocketlife – FREE photo book order

• Trevor Romain Kits – Bear, DVD, journal & book

• Sesame Street DVD – Talk, Listen, Connect

• Mobile Canteen Events • Sunscreen

USO Kaiserslautern Office, 493-4403


December Baumholder Information Briefing