The Administrative Services Division provides oversight, training and guidance for the Document Management Program in record-keeping, Army addresses, correspondence preparation, office symbols, official mail and distribution, forms and Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act requests.
The mission of Army Community Service is to facilitate the commander's ability to provide comprehensive, standardized, coordinated and responsive services that support Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and families, and to maximize technology and resources, eliminate duplication in service delivery and measure service effectiveness.
The Army Continuing Education Services' mission is to create and lead the Army's premier education organization committed to excellence, innovation and deployability.
The Army Substance Abuse Prevention program provides education and early intervention to help commanders, civilian supervisors and the installation community reduce lifestyle risk factors to increase healthy outcomes.
The AtHoc mass warning notification system sends registered users emergency warnings and other critical information, such as hazardous road conditions, reporting delays and base closures due to severe weather.
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Casualty Program Services, as an extension of the Europe and Africa Casualty Assistance Center, assists and supports families in an emotionally stressful time of bereavement, and provides training and resources to all Soldiers serving in casualty notification or assistance and dedicated professionals assisting family members in their greatest time of need.
The Central Processing Facility handles in- and out-processing for incoming and outgoing Soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz.
Child and Youth Services programs are designed to foster and develop children's physical, intellectual and socio-emotional capabilities.
The Civilian Misconduct Program ensures the safety, good order and discipline of the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder military communities.
The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is made up of a team of human resources professionals dedicated to supporting and empowering service members, civilian employees, families and veterans worldwide. The CPAC recruits, retains and sustains a high quality volunteer force through innovative and effective enterprise solutions and ensures human resources readiness of the Total Army across the full spectrum of operations.
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz dining facilities fall under the Logistics Readiness Center, 405th Army Field Support Brigade and are supported by active duty dining facility attendants and contracted cooks.
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or Family and MWR, provides a source of balance that ensures an environment in which service members and families can thrive, a structure that supports unit readiness in an era of persistent conflict and a foundation for building the future. Family and MWR's mission is to provide service members and their families the same quality of life given to the society they have pledged to defend.
Information on how to obtain a U.S. Army in Europe driver's license and an international driver's license.
The Army Emergency Management program is responsible for all activities and operations related to preparing for, mitigating the potential effects of, preventing, responding to and recovering from any hazard.
The Equal Employment Opportunity program provides affirmative employment planning, complaints processing, EEO-related training and advice and assistance to the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and serviced organizations to assist in creating and sustaining a discrimination-free workplace.
The Equal Opportunity program formulates, directs and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential and to ensure fair treatment for all based solely on merit, fitness and capability which all support readiness. EO is a responsibility of leadership and a function of command. This philosophy is based on fairness, justice and equity. Commanders are responsible for sustaining a positive EO climate within their units.
The Exchange provides Soldiers and Airmen with the services and merchandise they need to make their lives more comfortable. The Exchange also maintains services and support to family members and troops back home.
The Family Advocacy Program is designed to strengthen and improve the quality of life for military families by increasing self-sufficiency, resiliency and community cohesion for active duty, family members, civilians and retirees. The program is part of Army Community Service.
The Fire Department safeguards the health, safety and welfare of the community through code enforcement, loss prevention and effective fire prevention and public education programs.
The Freedom of Information Act is a federal law that establishes the public's right to request existing records from federal government agencies. The FOIA provides for prompt, maximum release of Department of Defense records to the public unless such requested records are specifically exempt from mandatory public disclosure under the FOIA. The Privacy Act of 1974, establishes a Code of Fair Information Practice that governs the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of personally identifiable information about individuals that is maintained in systems of records by federal agencies.
The Housing Services Office offers a broad array of housing-related services for Soldiers, their families and Department of Defense civilians.
The mission of the ID Card and DEERS section is to ensure enrollment of all eligible Department of Defense beneficiaries in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and to provide Common Access Card issuance to service members, retirees and their family members as well as to federal civilian employees and contract employees.
The Installation Access Control Systems offices provide IACS registration services to Department of Defense ID card holders, contractors, vendors and visitors requesting access to U.S. Army installations.
Volunteers with KMC Armed Forces Against Drunk Driving stand ready to take military members home in case the designated driver leaves the party early or is otherwise unable to drive.
Military Police patrols are responsible for enforcing all laws, regulations and policies; deterring crime through alert patrolling; and responding to calls for assistance.
21st Theater Sustainment Command Legal Assistance Offices offer free legal advice in Kaiserslautern and Baumholder. Certified military and/or Army civilian attorneys advise on most areas of civil law, including consumer law issues, contract disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, contract review, creditor problems, nonsupport, immigration, motor vehicle laws, merchant scams, wills, powers of attorney, bankruptcy and indebtedness, separation/divorce, notarizations and taxation.
Lodging is available through the Army in Baumholder and through the Air Force in the Kaiserslautern Military Community.
The Military Personnel Division's mission is to deliver friendly, diverse services to Soldiers, their families, retired military, government civilians and government contractors. Furthermore, the office provides sustainment services to maintain mission readiness of military personnel, family members and commanders of the community.
The New Parent Support Program is a voluntary program that assists military families who are pregnant or have children birth through age three understand the process of delivering a baby overseas and adapt to parenthood in healthy and resilient ways. This is an Army Community Service program.
The Office of the Inspector General is the eyes, ears, voice and conscience of the Army across the spectrum of operations. It conducts thorough, objective and impartial inspections, assessments and investigations. It provides assistance and training. The Office of the Inspector General advises and assists Army leaders to maintain Army values, readiness and effectiveness in the promotion of well-being, good order and discipline.
The Operations Division directs, coordinates and synchronizes installation garrison operations, training support, protection, mobilization and demobilization, force modernization and operational planning in order to support the Soldiers, families and civilians of the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz community.
According to the State Department, all U.S. military-affiliated personnel in Germany must apply for passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad through their local U.S. military installation passport office. This office also handles Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) cards.
The Transportation Office's Personal Property and Privately Owned Vehicle sections help coordinate and set up household good shipments, long-term-storage, short-term-storage and POV shipments and delivery within U.S. Army Europe locations.
The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Retirement Services Program keeps retired Soldiers and their family members updated on their benefits and entitlements after retirement with the goal of ensuring retiring and retired Soldiers remain Soldiers for Life and support the Army wherever they live.
The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Military Postal Service operates as an extension of the U.S. Postal Service to bring authorized members of the Baumholder and Kaiserslautern communities the most expeditious and efficient, personal and official mail services posible; comparable to that enjoyed domestically.
The Public Affairs Office supports U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz by communicating on behalf of the installation and its leadership providing clear, accurate, timely information to internal and external audiences. Public Affairs employs a variety of communication strategies including internal news and information products, media engagement and public outreach.
Host Nation law requires that all residents of Germany properly dispose of their refuse by recycling as much as possible. U.S. Forces must also abide by this law.
The Religious Support Office performs and provides religious support services to the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz military community to assist the commander in his obligation to facilitate the free exercise of religion.
The top priorities of the Safety Office are to serve customers with outstanding professionalism, provide a comprehensive and effective safety program and promote a safe and healthful environment for Soldiers, families, civilians and contractors in support of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz.
The Security Office provides personnel security, information security, industrial security, fingerprinting and foreign travel reporting support to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz garrison personnel and tenant organizations.
The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP, exists so the Army can prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur. Our goal is to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual harassment by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family.
The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program provides pre-separation counseling, transition and employment assistance services to Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Soldiers and Airmen, Department of Defense civilians who are considering or preparing to depart the military and all work age family members of each of the above groups.
No matter how many times you've PCSed or even if you've been assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz before, you need to make contact with your sponsor to make sure you're aware of the latest in-processing policies and requirements before you arrive.
Vehicles brought from the U.S., or purchased locally, must be inspected and registered with U.S. Army Europe. Find out more about vehicle inspection on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website.
Vehicles brought from the U.S., or purchased locally, must be inspected and registered with U.S. Army Europe.
Visual Information offers multimedia services such as D.A. photos, sound and presentation support, photography and video support, and graphic design services.
The Installation Voting Assistance Office assists with voter information and registration and ensures all personnel have the resources, time and ability to participate in their civic duty. All service members, family members, retirees and civilians of the community have access to voting assistance.
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