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Kaiserslautern Military Community CenterWelcome to the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center!

With the opening of the KMCC in 2009, visitors to Ramstein Air Base and KMC residents are able to access the following facilities: AAFES Exchange, Ramstein Inn's Visitor's Quarters, Outdoor Recreation, Romano's Macaroni Grill, Ramstein Tickets and Tours, the Sports Lounge, as well as a Shoppette, Wasgau German bakery, the "Window to Rheinland Pfalz" information center, nine-counter food court, more than 25 permanent and 15 roving concessionaries, the four-plex movie theater and credit unions. 

The KMCC map is available here.
tabKMCC Features 
Features:
-- KMCC Lodging: 350 guest rooms, fitness room, business center, KMC Lodging administration offices and KMC Lodging central reservations

-- Romano's Macaroni Grill: seats 285 inside and 52 on patio

-- Outdoor Recreation: features outdoor equipment rental and a resale section, state-of-the-art climbing complex; arranges and conducts outdoor and adventure-type activities, and provides local area information services

-- Sports Lounge: bar service, multiple televisions for viewing sports events, slot room with 20 machines

-- Ramstein Tickets and Tours: serves as the KMC leisure travel portal to Germany, Europe and the world; provides information and arrangements for air and train travel, auto rentals, cruise and vacation packages, bus tours throughout Germany and Europe - provided through contracts with local tour and bus companies.

Link up to the Force Support Squadron Web site
tabExchange Vendors in the KMCC 
Exchange services in the KMCC

Exchange Vendors

Main Exchange: Ladies' and men's apparel, Juniors, Lingerie, Boys, Girls, Infant/Toddler, Health & Beauty Card, Cosmetics, Stationery, Luggage, Housewares/Major Appliances, Furniture, Cherish Jewelry Store, Footwear, Linens/Domestics, Dinnerware, Giftware, Pet Supplies, Automotive, Hardware, Home Décor, Electronics, Toys, Sporting Goods, and Outdoor Living. Separate Express facility, as well as an expanded Book Mark including souvenirs and American Greetings.

Concessions include: Starbucks, S. Oliver, Nanu Nana, KICKZ , Kaethe
Wohlfahrt, Swarovski, Garmin, Recon, Dress Shop, Fashion Jewelry, Shop
around the world, European Fashions, SIGA Mobile Center, TKS, Barber Shop, Beauty Shop, Day spa, Shop around the world, Furniture and Accessories, Engraving shop, Shoe Seibel, Polish Pottery, Flower Shop, "Ramstein Hofbräuhaus" German Restaurant, WASGAU German-Style Bakery, MK Krings Furniture,Alterations, Car Rentals SIXT and Enterprise, New Car Sales, Harley Davidson motorcycles, Optical shop, Wood Burner, Computer Repair Shop and coming soon Dry Cleaning/Laundry and Hunkemoeller...15 kiosks are available on a rotating basis.

Food Court including: Johnny Rockets, Manchu Wok, Capt D's, Charley's Steakery, Subway, Taco Bell, Extreeme Frank's, Anthony's Pizza and Baskin Robbins ... also Cinnabon at South Court.

Theatres: 500-seat 4-plex

Link up to the Exchange Web site
tabKMCC snapshot 
Exchange

The KMCC Mall Ramstein was the first in Europe to receive the new "Exchange"  logo Dec. 15, 2010.    The Army and Air Force Exchange (AAFES) unveiled the new corporate brand image, including a new logo--a red-and-blue "X" and name change to the "Exchange" in September.  The brand had its debut at Tinker AFB followed by KMCC Mall here, setting the stage for a complete corporate transition and worldwide rollout. Despite the rebranding, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is the corporate legal name and it will not change. The current AAFES-star/bars and BX/PX logos will no longer be used, as the new "X" replaces the existing logo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Desiree Whitney Esposito)
tabKMCC project history 
With the December 2005 closure of Rhein-Main Air Base, Ramstein AB became the new "Gateway to Europe" for thousands of travelers transiting the European theater. The KMC Center is designed to provide a one-stop shopping center for travelers and those stationed in the KMC. The consolidated facility is approximately 800,000 square feet (78,000 square meters) and includes an eight-story,

350-room visiting quarters facility.

This is the first time that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Air Force Services have collocated major business operations. Other Exchange facilities included are a four-plex movie theater, Power Zone, Outdoor Living, Toyland/Four Seasons, food court, new car sales and other vendors in an American-style mall layout. The Exchange shopping center features some concessionaires available for the first time on U.S. Air Force installations-- stateside and overseas--as well as a large variety of specialty stores from the local community and the United States.

The south end of the facility includes a spacious Outdoor Recreation facility complete with a two-story climbing wall, the Ramstein Tickets and Tours office,

Romano's Macaroni Grill restaurant and a Rooney's.

The Exchange and 86th Force Support Squadron are committed to working with local agencies for representation in the KMCC. While the KMC Center offers many American conveniences for the KMC, it also provides information about unique products and services offered at off-base restaurants and stores within the community, further strengthening the long-standing German-American friendship in the region.

The project totaled approximately $170 million and was the largest single facility construction project in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Department of Defense. Construction began with preliminary site clearing in November 2003 and a groundbreaking in the summer 2004. The facility is oened throughout summer 2009, with the Visiting Quarters opening first, followed by the Exchange shopping center. The new facility greatly enhances the quality of life for the people of the KMC.

For the full KMCC factsheet, click here.

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